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County Clerk

Address: 140 Henry Parkway, McDonough, GA 30253
Tel: (770) 288-6251
County Clerk: Stephanie Braun

Tel: (770) 288-6241
Deputy County Clerk: Consuelo Conner

 

Agenda & Minutes

 

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NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETINGS

The Henry County Board of Commissioners shall hold regular meetings in the Henry County Administration Building, Community Room, 140 Henry Parkway, McDonough, Georgia 30253, at 9:00 a.m., on the first Tuesday of each month and at 6:30 p.m. on the third Tuesday of each month unless otherwise noted.  Meetings shall be open to the public. The Board of Commissioners may also hold such additional meetings as shall be necessary. The following is the schedule:

2017

Month 1st Tuesday 3rd Tuesday
January 3rd - 9:00am 17th - 6:30pm
February 7th - 9:00am 21st (Cancelled)
March 7th - 9:00am 21st - 6:30pm
April 4th - 9:00am 18th - 6:30pm
May 2nd - 9:00am 16th - 6:30pm
June 6th - 9:00am 20th - 6:30pm
July 4th (Cancelled) 18th - 6:30pm
August 1st - 9:00am 15th - 6:30pm
September 5th (Resheduled to 9/6/17 @ 9:00am) 19th - 6:30pm
October 3rd - 9:00am 17th - 6:30pm
November 7th - 9:00am 21st - 6:30pm
December 5th - 9:00am 19th - (Cancelled)

2018

Month 1st Tuesday 3rd Tuesday Workshop Meeting
January 3rd - 9:00am (Note: date change due to holiday) 16th - 6:30pm 23rd - 9:00 am
February 6th - 9:00am 20th - 6:30pm 27th - 9:00 am
March 6th - 9:00am 20th - 6:30pm 27th - 9:00 am
April 3rd - 9:00am 17th - 6:30pm 24th - 9:00 am
May 1st - 9:00am 15th - 6:30pm 22nd - 9:00 am
June 5th - 9:00am 19th - 6:30pm 26th - 9:00 am
July 3rd - 9:00am 17th - 6:30pm 24th - 9:00 am
August 2nd - 9:00am 21st - 6:30pm 28th - 9:00 am
September 5th - 9:00am (Note: date change due to holiday) 18th - 6:30pm 25th - 9:00 am
October 2nd - 9:00am 16th - 6:30pm 23rd - 9:00 am
November 6th - 9:00am 20th - 6:30pm 27th - 9:00 am
December 4th - 9:00am 18th - (Cancelled) 18th (Cancelled)

2017 Closings

January 2, 2017   New Year's Day
January 16, 2017   Martin Luther King Holiday
April 14, 2017   Good Friday (Floating Holiday)
May 29, 2017   Memorial Day
July 4, 2017   Independence Day
September 4, 2017   Labor Day
November 23, 2017   Thanksgiving Holiday
November 24, 2017   Thanksgiving Holiday
December 25, 2017   Christmas Day
December 26, 2017   Day After Christmas
December 29, 2017   New Year's Eve (Floating Holiday)
January 1, 2018   New Year's Day
 

2018 Closings

January 1, 2018   New Year's Day
January 15, 2018   Martin Luther King Holiday
March 30, 2018   Good Friday (Floating Holiday)
May 28, 2018   Memorial Day
July 4, 2018   Independence Day
September 3, 2018   Labor Day
November 22, 2018   Thanksgiving Holiday
November 23, 2018   Thanksgiving Holiday
December 24, 2018   Christmas Holiday
December 25, 2018   Christmas Holiday
December 31, 2018   New Year's Eve (Floating Holiday)
January 1, 2019   New Year's Day
 
Current Boards & Authorities Boards & Authority Application
 

The Henry County Development Authority was created in 1966 as the result of a l ocal amendment to the Georgia Constitution. The duties and powers of the Henry County Development Authority are spelled out in the original Constitutional amendment and six subsequent legislative amendments. The purpose of the Authority, as stated within the enabling legislation, is “. . .promoting and ex panding for the public good and welfare industry and t rade within Henry County and r educing unemployment to the greatest extent possible. . . .” The Henry County Development Authority receives the majority of its operating budget directly from the Board of Commissioners, although the Authority also receives income derived from fees associated with the issuance of Industrial Development Bonds (IDBs), the sale of Authority-owned property, and r evenue from investments.

Contact:

Leonard Sledge, Executive Director
Henry County Development Authority
125 Westridge Industrial Blvd. McDonough, GA 30253

Phone: 770-288-8000

www.choosehenry.com

Meeting times:

The first Thursday of each month at 9:00 a.m. at Henry County Development Authority 125 Westridge Industrial Blvd. McDonough, GA 30253

Compensation:

Board Members are paid monthly: $250 – Chairman / $225 – Vice-Chairman / $200 – Board Members

MEMBER

APPOINTMENT

TERM ENDING

Geoffrey Cauble

District I Commissioner

12/31/2020

David Linton

District II Commissioner

12/31/2020

Charles Mobley

District III Commissioner

12/31/2020

David Gill

District IV Commissioner

12/31/2018

Pierre O. Clements

District V Commissioner

12/31/2018

(District residency requirement) *Term: 4 years

The Board of Assessors was created in each county of the State by an Act of the Georgia Legislature to value all property, both real and personal, in the county and assess all properties (not exempt) for Ad Valorem tax purposes.

The Board of Assessors also has the responsibility for valuing all properties in the farm use valuation programs, timber tax, Freeport Exemption, and exempt properties.

Contact: John Selfe, Chief Appraiser

Henry County Tax Assessors Office 140 Henry Parkway, McDonough, GA 30253

Phone: 770-288-7999 / Fax: 770-288-7961

Meeting times:

The second and fourth Mondays of each month at 9:00 a.m. in the Tax Assessors Conference Room located at 140 Henry Parkway, McDonough

Compensation:

Board Members are paid monthly: $425.00 - Chairman / $375.00 – Board members

MEMBER

APPOINTMENT

TERM ENDING

Leah Preston-Frickey

Board of Commissioners

7/29/2022

Sam Chafin

Board of Commissioners

1/6/2021

William A. Thompson, Jr.

Board of Commissioners

3/1/2023

Lloyd A. E. Smikle

Board of Commissioners

3/1/2023

Pam Attaway

Board of Commissioners

7/20/2022

*Term: 6 years as of 12/2014

Established by the Henry County Board of Commissioners (April 3, 1973), this Board provides for the maintenance and operation of the parks and park facilities within Henry County.

The Recreation Board seeks to develop and maintain park facilities and grounds while providing year-round activities, programs and special events for leisure and wellness pursuits of Henry County residents. And also assists in acquiring property for the continued development of the park program. The Therapeutic Recreation Division provides Henry County residents who have mental, physical, economic and behavioral challenges the opportunity to participate in competitive sporting events as well as organized outings, socials and creative activities.

Contact:

Tim Coley, Director

Henry County Parks and Recreation Department 99 Lake Dow Road, McDonough, GA 30252

Phone: 770-228-7300 Fax: 770-288-7288

Meeting times:

The third Tuesday of each month at 9:00 a.m. in the Heritage Park Office Building located at 99 Lake Dow Road, McDonough

Compensation:

Board members are paid per meeting they attend: $125.00 – Chairman / $100.00 – Board Members

MEMBER

APPOINTMENT

TERM ENDING

John Dewberry, Jr.

District I

12/31/2020

Wayne Swanson

District II

12/31/2020

David Wilkerson

District III

12/31/2020

Terry Sanders

District IV

12/31/2018

Jonathon F. Buck

District V

12/31/2018

*Term: 4 years

The Library Board Members are dedicated volunteers who are committed to representing the community in providing excellent public library service.

Contact:

Carolyn Fuller, Director, Henry County Public Libraries 1001 Florence McGarity Blvd. McDonough, GA 30252

Phone: 678-432-5116; fax 678-432-6153.

Meeting times:

The first Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m. in the Alexander Room of the McDonough Library

Compensation:

Board Members are volunteers

MEMBER

APPOINTMENT

TERM ENDING

Sharon Ponder

Chair

12/31/2020

Kathy Gardner

District I

12/31/2020

Mary Scoggs

District II

12/31/2020

Sandy McGarity

District III

12/31/2020

Pending

District IV

12/31/2014

Rita Bailey

District V

12/31/2018

Gordon Baker

Board of Education

 

*Term: 4 years

The Zoning Advisory Board was established to make comprehensive surveys and studies of existing conditions and probable plans for physical, social and economic growth as will best promote public health, safety, morals, convenience, prosperity and the general welfare, in the development of the county.

The Zoning Advisory Board makes recommendations to the Board of Commissioners for adoption regulations for subdivisions and other land within the county.

Contact:

Daunte' Gibbs, Director, Henry County Planning & Zoning, 140 Henry Parkway, McDonough, GA 30253

Phone: 770-288-7525

Meeting times:

The second Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Henry County Administration Building located at 140 Henry Parkway, McDonough

Compensation:

Board Members are paid per meeting $250.00 per meeting – Chairman / $200.00 per meeting – Board Members

MEMBER

APPOINTMENT

TERM ENDING

Rick Fretwell

District I

12/31/2018

Susan King

District II

12/31/2018

Jim Risher

District III

12/31/2018

Vikki Consiglio/Chair

District IV

12/31/2018

Delander Nelson

District V

12/31/2018

Warren Bailey

City of Hampton

12/31/2018

*Appointment Removed per Henry Co. Ordinance #16-07

City of Stockbridge

12/31/2018

Darius “Pete” Peterson County at Large 12/31/2018

(District residency requirement) *Term: 2 years

The Henry County Water (HCWA) was founded in 1961 by an Act of the General Assembly of the State of Georgia, to "acquire, construct, and thereafter operate and maintain projects embracing sources of water supply and the distribution and sale of water and related facilities." The Act goes on to list the other duties of the Authority, including that to establish a sewer system.

Contact:

Lindy D. Farmer, Jr., General Manager Henry County Water Authority 1695 Highway 20 West McDonough, GA 30253 Phone: 770-957-6659

Meeting times:

See www.hcwa.com for information about the Authority's Board meetings Including meeting schedule, time and location

Compensation:

$875.00 per month

MEMBER

APPOINTMENT

TERM ENDING

Warren Holder

District I

12/31/2018

Roslyn Williams

District II

12/31/2018

Jimmy Carter

District Ill

12/31/2018

Harold Jenkins

District IV

12/31/2018

Carlotta Harrell

District V

12/31/2018

(District residency requirement) *Term: 2 years

The Hospital Authority was created and operates pursuant to the Georgia Hospital Authorities Act as a “public body corporate and politic” under Georgia Law. See Ga. Code Ann. § 31-7-72. The Hospital Authority’s stated purpose is to meet regional health care needs for all persons on a nondiscriminatory basis and regardless of ability to pay. The powers and functions of hospital authorities are set forth in Ga. Code Ann. § 3 1-7-75 as “public and essential governmental functions,” and include the right to exercise the power of eminent domain.

Contact:

Piedmont Henry Hospital Administration, 1133 Eagle’s Landing Parkway Stockbridge, Georgia 30281

Phone: 678-604-1000

www.henrymedical.com

Compensation:

Board Members are volunteers

MEMBER

APPOINTMENT

TERM ENDING

Toni Davis

Board of Commissioners

12/2017

Dr. Tarsem Gupta

Board of Commissioners

12/7/2016

Joyce Rodgers/Chair

Board of Commissioners

12/2016

Steve Kay

Board of Commissioners

12/2016

Stuart Sons

Board of Commissioners

12/2017

Dr. Gayla Sylvain

Board of Commissioners

12/4/2016

Mike Gasses

Board of Commissioners

12/7/2016

*Term: 4 years

The Henry County Board of Elections is responsible for conducting fair and impartial elections and registering citizens to vote. Elections and registration is conducted in accordance with the Georgia Election Code, State Election Board Rules, federal and local laws.

The Henry County Board of Elections is responsible for conducting fair and impartial elections and registering citizens to vote. Elections and registration is conducted in accordance with the Georgia Election Code, State Election Board Rules, federal and local laws.

Contact:

Tina Lunsford, Director, 40 Atlanta Street, McDonough, GA 30253

Phone: 770-288-6448

Meeting times:

The first Monday of each month at 3:00 pm at 40 Atlanta Street, McDonough

Compensation:

$200.00 monthly – All Board Members

MEMBER

APPOINTMENT

TERM ENDING

Richard Craig

Republican Party

6/30/2021

Andy Callaway

Republican Party

6/30/2019

Mildred Schmelz

Democratic Party

7/1/2019

Jon Kirkpatrick

Democratic Party

6/30/2021

Arch Brown

Board of Commissioners

6/30/2021

*Term: 4 years

The Henry County DFCS Board is responsible for protecting children from maltreatment and aiding foster care and placement services as well as other services to strengthen families. Henry County DFCS has the responsibility for the administration and management of the county's public welfare program.

Contact:

Henry County DFCS

125 Henry Parkway, McDonough, Georgia 30253-636

Phone; (770) 954-2014; Fax (770) 954-2329

Compensation:

$100.00 monthly / ($15.00 from the state and $85.00 from Henry County)

MEMBER

APPOINTMENT

TERM ENDING

Kathryn Rutledge

Board of Commissioners

6/30/2019

Jessica Stormer

Board of Commissioners

6/15/2022

Det. Bess Simpson-Baugh

Board of Commissioners

9/20/2021

Robert J. Head

Board of Commissioners

6/30/2018

Major Chad Rosborough

Board of Commissioners

9/20/2021

Rev. Dr. Terrance Gattis

Board of Commissioners

1/3/2022

Pastor Spencer O’Neal

Board of Commissioners

1/3/2022

*Term: 5 years

The Henry County Council on Aging is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. It is made up of 19 volunteers who serve as directors. Directors are selected by each District's commissioner and City Council members. The council's primary objective is to support programs that serve Henry County senior citizens. Supported programs include Meal-on-Wheels, Nutrition Supplements, In-Homes Services, Senior Centers and Volunteer Activities. The council members serve as advocates on behalf of the senior citizens of Henry County. They seek out grants for senior service programs that are only available to non-profit organizations. Their primary annual fundraising event is the Miles-for-Meals Campaign. The Miles-for-Meals Walk is held each year on the first Saturday in May.

Contact:

Henry County Council on Aging, 1050 Florence McGarity Blvd., McDonough, GA 30252

(770) 288-7000

Meeting times:

The fourth Thursday every other month at 4:00 p.m. alternating between Heritage and Hidden Valley Senior Centers.

Compensation:

Board Members are volunteers

MEMBER

APPOINTMENT

TERM ENDING

Loraine Lindsey

District I

12/31/2018

Paul Hooten

District I

2/31/2020

Susan Craig

District I

2/31/2020

Tyrna Jones

District II

2/31/2020

Yvonne Abraham

District II

2/31/2020

Easma J. Oliver

District II

2/31/2020

Mildred Williams

District III

08/15/2021

Charlie Tomlinson

District III

2/31/2020

Judy Gilbert

District III

12/31/2016

Mildred Reed

District IV

12/31/2018

PENDING

District IV

12/31/2014

Mary Jo Blount

District IV

09/20/2020

Joni McRae

District V

12/31/2018

Dr. P. Paulette Bragg

District V

12/31/2018

Mildred Schmelz

District V

12/31/2018

(District residency requirement) *Term: 4 years

The County Boards of Health were created by Georgia Law in 1914 (O.C.G.A. §31-3-1). The law established a Board of Health in each county in the State and is the basis upon which the statewide public health department system was formed. The mission of the Division of Public Health is to promote and protect the health of people in Georgia wherever they live, work and play and to unite with individuals, families and communities to improve their health and enhance their quality of life.

Contact:

Carla P. Heath

County Administrative Manager Henry County Health Department 135 Henry Parkway McDonough GA 30253

Phone: 770-288-6143 / Fax: 770-954-2842

Meeting times:

The Board of Health meets quarterly

MEMBER

APPOINTMENT

TERM ENDING

June Wood

Chairman of the Board of Commissioners

Serves while in office

Judy Neal, Mayor

City of Stockbridge

Serves while in office

Rodney Bowler

Superintendent of Henry County Schools

Serves while in office

Dr. Orlando Lopez

Board of Commissioners

12/31/2017

Charlie Tomlinson

Board of Commissioners

3/2/2022

James Alexander

Board of Commissioners

12/31/2021

Bradly Fogle

City of Stockbridge

3/29/2016

*Term 6 Years

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