Regular Public Meeting

Henry County Board of Commissioners

9:00 a.m., Monday, December 3, 2007

 

Present: Commissioner Mathis; Commissioner Holder; Commissioner Basler

Commissioner Bowman and Commissioner Stamey

 

Absent:  Chairman Harper

 

I.                   Call to Order

II.                Announcement:  The following items have been removed from the agenda per Staff’s request and will not be heard.

A.   Resolution requesting authorization to award a bid to purchase S.W.A.T. Tactical Communications Equipment for the Police Department (Presenter:  Major Danny Butler, Police Department) (Exhibit #3)

III.             Acceptance of the Agenda

Motion: To accept the agenda Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER HOLDER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER STAMEY.

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 4).

IV.            Public Safety Division

A.   Resolution requesting authorization to enter into a Mutual Aid Agreement with six (6) contiguous Counties (Presenter: Assistant Chief Brad Johnson, Fire Department)(Exhibit #1)

Motion: To approve the mutual aid agreement Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER HOLDER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER BOWMAN.

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 4).

 

B.   Resolution requesting authorization to award a bid to purchase Uniforms and Accessories for the Police Department (Presenter:  Michael Sabine, Assistant County Manager and Major Danny Butler, Police Department) (Exhibit #2)

Motion: To award the bid to multiple vendors Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER STAMEY, Seconded by COMMISSIONER BASLER.

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 4).

 

V.               Technology Services

A.   Resolution requesting authorization to enter into an agreement with Charter Communications Business for Data Network Services (Presenter:  Clark Rainer, Director of Technology Services).  This item was tabled at the 11/19/07 BOC meeting. (Handout #1)

Motion: To authorize an agreement with Charter Communications Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER HOLDER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER BASLER.

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 4).

 

B.   Resolution requesting authorization to award a contract for network wiring and fiber optic cabling (Presenter:  Clark Rainer, Director) (Exhibit #4)

Motion: To award the bid to Com-Tech Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER BOWMAN, Seconded by COMMISSIONER STAMEY.

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 4).

 

VI.            Parks and Recreation

A.   Resolution requesting authorization to award a contract for the rental of Portable Restroom Trailers for the Parks & Recreation Department (Presenter:  Tim Coley, Director Parks and Recreation) (Exhibit #5)

Motion: To award the bid to Comfort Zone Portables Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER STAMEY, Seconded by COMMISSIONER HOLDER.

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 4).

 

VII.         Senior Services

A.   Resolution requesting authorization to accept the First Amendment to the Atlanta Regional Commission  Contract for FY 2008 to provide community based services to the older adults of Henry County (Presenter:  Susan Craig, Director of Senior Services) (Exhibit #6)

Motion: To authorize the first amendment Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER HOLDER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER STAMEY.

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 4).

 

VIII.      SPLOST/Capital Projects

A.   Resolution requesting approval to accept a donation of a Blacksmith Shop and related items for the Heritage Park Village (Presenter:  Roy Clack, Director of SPLOST/Capital Projects) (Exhibit #7)

Motion: To table the agenda item to the January 10th meeting Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER BOWMAN, Seconded by COMMISSIONER STAMEY.

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 4).

 

IX.            County Manager Comments

X.               County Attorney Comments

A.   Resolution requesting approval to establish a uniform cable franchise fee rate applicable to all cable operators providing cable service in Henry County and amending Ordinance § 3-3-101(Presenter: Patrick Jaugstetter, County Attorney)(Handout #2)

Motion: To approve the ordinance amendment Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER STAMEY, Seconded by COMMISSIONER BASLER.

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 4).

XI.            Public Comments – Citizens are allowed to voice county related concerns, opinions, etc., that are not listed on the agenda, during this portion of the meeting.  (All persons wishing to speak for public comment must sign in with the County Clerk prior to the beginning of the meeting.  You must sign your name, address and specific topic you wish to speak about or you will not be recognized.  You will be able to address the Board for five (5) minutes.)

XII.         Approval of Minutes

A.   November 19th & 20th BOC meeting

Motion: To approve the Nov. 19th minutes Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER STAMEY, Seconded by COMMISSIONER HOLDER.

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 4).

Motion: To approve the Nov. 20th minutes Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER HOLDER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER BOWMAN.

Vote: Motion carried by 3-0-2 vote (summary: Yes = MATHIS; BOWMAN AND HOLDER. No = 0. Abstain = STAMEY AND BASLER).

 

XIII.      Upcoming Meetings:

                                                          1.      Tuesday, December 4th @ 9:00 a.m., Regular BOC meeting (There are no agenda items for this meeting)

Motion: To cancel the Dec. 4th meeting Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER HOLDER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER STAMEY.

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 4).

 

                                                          2.      Monday, December 17th @ 9:00 a.m. and Tuesday, December 18th @ 6:30 p.m.

                                                          3.      Thursday, January 10th @ 6:30p.m., Joint Board of Commissioners and Board of Education meeting

                                                          4.      The Monday, December 31st meeting has been cancelled. Any agenda items for this meeting will be addressed at the January 10th meeting.

XIV.      All County Offices will be closed on the following dates for the Holidays:

                                                          1.      Monday, December 24th thru Wednesday, December 26th for Christmas

                                                          2.      Tuesday, January 1st for New Year’s Day

XV.         Executive Session

Motion: To convene into executive session Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER STAMEY, Seconded by COMMISSIONER BASLER.

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 4).

 

XVI.      Reconvene

Motion: To reconvene into public session Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER STAMEY, Seconded by COMMISSIONER HOLDER.

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 4).

 

XVII.   Approval of an affidavit and resolution pertaining to executive session

Motion: To approve the affidavit and resolution Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER HOLDER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER STAMEY.

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 4).

 

XVIII.            Adjournment

Motion: To adjourn Action: Approve, Moved by COMMISSIONER STAMEY, Seconded by COMMISSIONER BASLER.

Vote: Motion carried by unanimous vote (summary: Yes = 4).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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