Regular Public Meeting

Henry County Board of Commissioners

6:30 p.m., Tuesday, December 18, 2007

 

Those present:       Commissioner Holder; Commissioner Stamey; Commissioner Mathis; Commissioner Basler; Commissioner Bowman; Rob Magnaghi, County Manager; Patrick Jaugstetter, County Attorney; Shay Mathis, County Clerk; Phylis Schrader, Deputy County Manager; and others.

 

I.                     Invocation

II.                   Pledge of Allegiance

III.                  Call to Order

IV.               Acceptance of the Agenda

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

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

 

V.                 Announcement:  The following two (2) items have been postponed per Staff’s request and will not be heard at tonight’s meeting.

A.      Standard Properties, Inc. of McDonough, GA, RZ-07-24, requests a rezoning from RA (Residential-Agricultural) to C-2 (General Commercial) for property located on the southeastern corner of the intersection of Highway 155 and Selfridge Road. The property is located in Land Lot 27 of the 11th District, consisting of 4.05+/- acres. The request is for commercial development.  Commissioner Stamey, District 3. The Zoning Advisory Board recommended Denial on October 11, 2007

B.     Standard Properties, Inc. of McDonough, GA, RZ-07-25 requests a rezoning from RA (Residential-Agricultural) to R-2 (Single-Family Residence) for property located at the southeastern quadrant of the intersection of Highway 155 and Selfridge Road.  The property is located in Land Lots 26 and 27 of the 11th District, consisting of 49.816+/- acres.  The request is for the development of a single-family residential subdivision. Commissioner Stamey, District 3.Zoning Advisory Board recommended Approval October 11, 2007.

VI.               Presentation of a Proclamations (2)

VII.              PRESENTATION:  An Audio/Visual presentation regarding the CERT program and recognition of the Partners, Members, Instructors & Program Coordinators (Presenter:  Don Ash, Director) (Exhibit #11)

VIII.            Resolution requesting authorization to award a bid  for two (2) Harley-Davidson police motorcycles for use by the Police Dept. (Presenter:  Michael Sabine, Assistant County Manager & Major Danny Butler, Police Dept.) (Exhibit #1)(This item was tabled at Monday’s meeting)

Motion: To award the bid to Granite Mountain Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER STAMEY, Seconded by COMMISSIONER HOLDER.

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

IX.               Planning and Zoning

                  REZONINGS:

 

A.     Roger Moss Enterprises of Stockbridge, GA; RZ-07-23; Commissioner Basler, District 5; (Presenter:  Andrella Slaughter, Planner II) (Exhibit #14)

Roger Moss Enterprises of Stockbridge, GA requests a rezoning from RA (Residential-Agricultural) to R-2 (Single-Family Residence) for property located at 311 and 399 Reagan Road.  The property is located in Land Lot 69 of the 11th District, consisting of 15.256+/- acres.  The request is for the development of a single-family residential subdivision.  The Zoning Advisory Board recommended Denial on September 27, 2007.

Motion: To deny the rezoning request Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER BASLER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER STAMEY.

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

 

B.     Lifetime Homes, LLC of McDonough, GA, RZ-07-18; Commissioner Mathis, District 1 (Presenter:  Ray Gibson, Director) (Exhibit #13)

Lifetime Homes, LLC of McDonough, GA requests a rezoning from RA (Residential-Agricultural) to OI (Office/Institutional) for property located at 1494 Highway 81 E, McDonough, GA.  The property is located in Land Lot 170 of the 7th District, consisting of 1.061+/- acres.  The request is for the development of an office. The Zoning Advisory Board recommended Denial on August 9, 2007.

Motion: To approve the rezoning request Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER HOLDER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER BOWMAN.

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

 

APPEAL TO A DECISION TO DENY A VARIANCE REQUEST BY THE ZONING ADVISORY BOARD:

C.    Lifetime Homes, LLC of McDonough, GA; AP-07-09; Commissioner Mathis, District 1; (Presenter:  Ray Gibson, Director) (Exhibit #12)

Lifetime Homes, LLC of McDonough, GA requests a variance for property located at 1494 Highway 81 E, McDonough, GA.  The property is located in Land Lot 170 of the 7th District, consisting of 1.061+/- acres.  The request is for multiple variances.  The request was denied by the Zoning Advisory Board on August 9, 2007.  The applicant filed an appeal with the Henry County Planning and Zoning Department on August 21, 2007.  The Zoning Advisory Board Denied approval on August 9, 2007

Motion: To overturn the denial of a variance request Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER HOLDER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER BOWMAN

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

 

X.                 Approval of Minutes

A.     Approval of December 3, 2007, BOC meeting minutes

Motion: To approve the minutes Action: Approved, Moved by COMMISSIONER HOLDER, Seconded by COMMISSIONER STAMEY.

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

 

XI.               County Manager Comments

XII.              County Attorney Comments

XIII.            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.)

XIV.          Upcoming Meetings:

                                                            1.      Monday, December 31st meeting has been cancelled

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

                                                            3.      Monday, January 14th @ 9:00 a.m. and Tuesday, January 15th @ 5:00 p.m. a joint meeting with the Library Board of Trustees and @ 6:30 p.m., Regular BOC Meetings

XV.           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

XVI.          Adjournment

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

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

 

 

 

 

 

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