REGULAR PUBLIC MEETING

HENRY COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

9:00 A.M., MONDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2004

I.                   Call to Order

II.                Acceptance of the Agenda

III.             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. ***

IV.            Public Safety

                                        A.     Request approval of a budget amendment for Juvenile Court (Angie Sorrow) (Exhibit #1)

V.               Public Works

                                        A.     Request approval of a bid regarding Roadside Vegetation Control Services (Tommy Smith)(Exhibit #2)

                                         B.     Request approval of renaming Hood Road (Neo Chua) (Exhibit #3)

                                        C.     Emergency SPLOST Items

VI.            Administration and Finance

                                        A.     Request approval of a resolution regarding a contract for temporary staffing personnel services (Tommy Smith and/or Becky Zebe) (Exhibit #4)

                                         B.     Request approval of a resolution amending the FY 03/04 Budget (Mike Bush and/or Angie Sorrow) (Exhibit #5)

VII.         Human and Community Services

                                        A.     Request approval to amend the budget to reflect additional funds from an ARC Grant (Mary Moore) (Exhibit #6)

VIII.      Economic Development

                                        A.     Request review and approval to adopt the Planning Commission Rules for the Transaction of Business By-Laws (Exhibit #7)

                                         B.     Request for Appeal: Mr. Gerald Hudgins is requesting to appear to appeal the decision of Development Plan Review to uphold the conditions of Variance 99-030 (Exhibit #8)

                                        C.     Request approval to submit a LCI Grant Application:

1.     Fairview Road (Exhibit #18)

2.     Jonesboro Road Corridor (Exhibit #19)

IX.            Rezoning(s)

                                        A.     Hudgins Communities, Inc. RZ-04-67; Commissioner Holder, District I (Exhibit #9)

Hudgins Communities, Inc. of Stockbridge, GA requests a rezoning from PD (Planned Development) to M-1 (Light Manufacturing) for property located on the eastern side of State Route 42 and south of King Mill Road, in Land Lot 231 of the 7th District. The property consists of 125.2 +/- acres, and the request is for an industrial development. Report prepared by Jason Gaines, Planner II. Municipal Planning Commission recommended approved October 28, 2004.

                                         B.     Shawshank Limited RZ-04-05; Commissioner Freedman, District II (Exhibit #10)

Shawshank Limited of Atlanta, GA requests a rezoning from RA (Residential-Agricultural) to R-2 (Single-Family Residence) for property located along the south side of Farris Road, in Land Lots 222, 223, 226, and 227 of the 7th District. The property consists of 52.47 +/- acres, and the request is for a single-family residential subdivision. Report prepared by Ray Gibson, Assistant Director. Municipal Planning Commission recommended Approval October 14, 2004.

                                         C.     Brian Cagle RZ-04-42; Commissioner Freedman, District II (Exhibit #11)

Brian Cagle of Lovejoy, GA requests a rezoning from RM (Multiple-Family Residence) to C-3 (Heavy Commercial) for property located on the northern side of GA Highway 81, east of Highway 3, in Land Lot 185 of the 6th District. The property consists of 11.27+/- acres, and the request is for a commercial park. Report prepared by Jason Gaines, Planner II. Municipal Planning Commission recommended Denial October 14, 2004.

X.               Agenda Amendments

XI.            Appointments to the Hospital Authority (Exhibit #17)

XII.         Commissioner Comments

XIII.      Upcoming Meetings:

1.     11/25/04 (Thursday) - THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY

2.     11/26/04 (Friday) THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY OBSERVED

3.     12/6/04 (Monday) 9:00 a.m. Regular BOC Meeting

4.     12/7/04 (Tuesday) 9:00 a.m. Regular BOC Meeting

5.     12/20/04 (Monday) 9:00 a.m. Regular BOC Meeting

6.     12/21/04 (Tuesday) 6:30 p.m. Regular BOC Meeting

XIV.      Executive Session

                                        A.     Personnel Matters

                                         B.     Real Estate Matters

                                        C.     Legal Matters

XV.         Approval of Affidavit and Resolution Pertaining to Executive Session

XVI.      Adjournment