PUBLIC MEETING

HENRY COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

8:30 A.M., MONDAY, APRIL 19, 2004

 

I.                   Call to Order

II.                Acceptance of the Agenda

III.             Presentation by HDR – Update on progress on the Comprehensive Plan (Ron Huffman - Consultant for the Unified Development Code) (Exhibit #1)

IV.            Presentation by GRTA regarding Xpress, the regional express commuter service (Exhibit #2)

V.               Georgia Forestry Commission Annual Report for 2002-2003 (Exhibit #3)

VI.            Public Hearing: Potentially Dangerous Dog Hearing (County Attorney/ Animal Control Department)(Exhibit #4)

VII.         Public Safety Division

A.    Proclamation – Appointment to 911 Emergency Communications Advisory Committee (Don Ash has been appointed to this committee by Governor Perdue, for his exemplary service as Director of Henry County’s Emergency Communications Department)(Exhibit #5)

B.    Request approval of a bid for Fire Protective Clothing (Tommy Smith, Interim Director of Purchasing)(Exhibit #6)

C.    Request approval to accept a grant from the Georgia Emergency Management Agency (Chief Barry Jenkins, Fire Department)(Exhibit #7)

VIII.      Public Works Division

A.    The Vineyards Homeowners Association request to address the Board regarding current road signage and additional road signage (Michael Harris, Public Works Division Director) (Exhibit #8)

B.    Request approval to modify the DOT District IV Priority List (Michael Harris, Public Works Division Director) (Exhibit #9)

C.    Request approval to modify the DOT District V Priority List (Michael Harris, Public Works Division Director) (Exhibit #10)

D.    Request approval to designate two projects in the SPLOST II Road Improvement Program (Commissioner Holman, District V/Michael Harris, Public Works Division Director)(Exhibit #11)

E.     Request approval to designate $250,000 in the SPLOST II Program for resurfacing of severely deteriorated streets in District (Commissioner Holman, District V/Michael Harris, Public Works Division Director)(Exhibit #12)

IX.            Public Hearing:  Request approval of a Partial Road Abandonment on North River Road (Michael Harris, Public Works Division Director/Ludy McIntyre, ROW  Coordinator)(Exhibit #13)

X.               Economic Development

A.    Proclamation – Supporting the Metro Atlanta Traffic Incident Management Enhancement Program (Lisa Marie Glover, Transportation Planner Manager; Danny Taylor, Economic Development Division Director)(Exhibit #14)

B.    Presentation on findings on the moratorium  - Heather Dyke, CH2Mhill (Exhibit #15)

C.    Request approval of formation of a Stormwater Stakeholders Advisory Committee (Jim Luebbering, Stormwater Manager/Danny Taylor, Economic Development Division Director)(Exhibit #16)

XI.            Human and Community Services

A.    Request approval of a budget amendment in the amount of $233,590 for Senior Services (Tom Couch, Human and Community Services Division Director) (Exhibit #17)

B.    Request approval to accept the Georgia Department of Human Resources Transportation for Elderly Persons with Disabilities Grant (5310) (Tom Couch, Human and Community Services division Director) (Exhibit #18)

XII.         Agenda Amendment/Emergency Agenda Items (Items of an urgent matter that were not available before the agenda was finalized)

XIII.      Public Comments - Citizens are allowed to voice County-Related concerns, opinions, etc., during the public comment portion of the meeting.  Anyone who wishes to address the Board is asked to sign up in advance with the County Clerk before the meeting begins.

XIV.      Commissioner Comments

XV.         Executive Session

A.    Real Estate Matter

B.    Personnel Matter

C.    Legal Matter

XVI.      Public Session

A.    Approval of affidavit pertaining to Executive Session

XVII.   Adjournment