5/15/2008 - Board of Commissioners Summary

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AGENDA
FORSYTHCOUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
THURSDAY, MAY 15, 2008 @ 5:00 P.M.
FORSYTH COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING
110 EAST MAIN STREET – SUITE 220
CUMMING, GEORGIA 30040

MEMBERS PRESENT:
Charles Laughinghouse, Chairman; David Richard, Vice Chairman; Jim Harrell, Secretary; Dr. Linda Ledbetter, Member; Brian Tam, Member.



Call Meeting to Order

Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

Adoption of Agenda – Adopted with changes.

Announcements and Reports:

(1) Presentation of Resolution to Matthew Michael Gary – Commissioner Harrell.

Public Comments – None.

Adoption of Minutes:

(1) Called Meeting/Work Session of April 22, 2008. – Adopted.

(2) Called Meeting/Work Session of April 24, 2008. – Adopted.

(3) Regular Meeting/Public Hearings and Executive Session of May 1, 2008. – Adopted.

Consent Agenda:

(1) Adoption of Resolution authorizing Affidavit concerning Executive Session of May 1, 2008. – Adopted.

(2) Adoption of Resolution in recognition of Matthew Michael Gary for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout – Commissioner Harrell. – Adopted.

(3) Approval of Software License Agreement between Questica Incorporated and Forsyth County for the Finance Department – Director of Finance.
(Previously discussed and approved at a Called Meeting/Work Session held on 04/22/08 – Postponed from 05/01/08 Consent Agenda). – Approved.
VIII. Public Hearings:

(1) Second reading of proposed amendments to Forsyth County Ordinance #82 (False Alarm Ordinance) – County Attorney.
(First Public Hearing held 04/03/08).
Adopted.

(2) Request by Harold Buckley, Jr. on behalf of TRG Forsyth, LLC to amend zoning conditions placed on ZA# 2605 (Rouse-Forsyth, LLC) – ZCA# AZ080009 – District #3 – Director of Planning & Development.
(Postponed from 04/03/08 and 04/17/08 Agendas).
Postponed to 06/19/08.

(3) Request by Harold Buckley, Jr. on behalf of TRG Forsyth, LLC to amend zoning conditions placed on ZA# 3050 (Greenstone Properties, Inc. of Georgia) – ZCA# AZ080008 – District #3 – Director of Planning & Development.
(Postponed from 04/03/08 and 04/17/08 Agendas).
Postponed to 06/19/08.

(4) Request by Sanders-M Square, LLC to amend zoning conditions placed on ZA# 3063 and a variance to the UDC – ZCA# AZ070055 – District #1 – Director of Planning & Development.
(Postponed from 01/03/08; 02/21/08; 04/17/08 and 05/01/08 Agendas).
Postponed to 07/17/08.

(5) Request by Sanders-M Square, LLC to amend zoning conditions placed on ZA# 2050 and a variance to the UDC Table 12.2 – ZCA# AZ070054 – District #1 – Director of Planning & Development.
(Postponed from 01/03/08; 02/21/08; 04/17/08 and 05/01/08 Agendas).
Postponed to 07/17/08.

(6) Request by Sanders-M Square for approval of a Sketch Plat (SP070021) – District #1 – Director of Planning & Development.
(Postponed from 05/01/08 Agenda).
Postponed to 07/17/08.

(7) Request by Atlanta Certified Transmissions for approval of a Sketch Plat (SP080001) – District # 5 – Director of Planning & Development.
(Public Hearing was opened and will remain open until 05/15/08).
Approved.




(8) Request by Eastern Development Group, LLC to amend zoning conditions placed on ZA# 1992 (Dogwood Partners, LLC) – ZCA# AZ080012 – District #2 – Director of Planning & Development.
(Postponed from 05/01/08 Agenda).
Approved.

(9) Request by Eastern Development Group, LLC to amend zoning conditions placed on ZA# 1980 (Rajae & Julie Janho) - ZCA# AZ080013 – District #2 – Director of Planning & Development.
(Postponed from 05/01/08 Agenda).
Approved.

IX. Old Business:

(1) Approval of Amendment No. 2 to the Forsyth County Government Employee’s Retirement Plan (401K) to provide for automatic enrollment of new hired employees – Director of Personnel Services.
(Previously discussed at a Called Meeting/Work Session held on 04/22/08 – postponed from 05/01/08 Agenda).
TABLED.

X. New Business:

(1) Rezoning requests: (Director of Planning & Development)

(A) The Widewaters Group, Inc, ZA# 3465, A1 to CBD - District #4.
Postponed to 06/05/08.

(B) Advantage Car Wash, LLC, ZA# 3473, A1 to CBD – District #2.
Approved with conditions.

(C) Gary Magee, ZA# 3475, A1 to CBD with a Conditional Use Permit for the development of outside storage and RV and boat storage – District #1.
Postponed to 06/19/08.

(D) Sharon Baptist Church, ZA# 3476, A2 to A1, with a variance to the sewer distance requirements – District #1.
Approved with conditions.



(2) Appointment/reappointment of members to the Forsyth County Tree Protection Commission (The terms of Brian Cole and Doug Pattillo will expire on 05/31/08 and the term of Peter Bond will expire on 06/30/08) – County Manager.
Reappointed Brian Cole, Doug Pattillo & Peter Bond.


THE FOLLOWING ITEMS WERE ADDED AS EMERGENCY ITEMS:

(3) Approval of contract between Gypsy Theatre Company, LLC and Forsyth County for performances scheduled at Sawnee Mountain Preserve Amphitheatre in June, 2008 – Director of Parks & Recreation.
Approved.

(4) Approval of Supplemental Agreement No. 1 between Forsyth County and GDOT for Project No. TEE 0006-00(586) – Director of Engineering.
Approved.

(5) Approval of Agreement between Forsyth County and NALAA Corporation for Animal Control Facility Services – Procurement Director.
(Previously discussed & approved at a Called Meeting/Work Session on May 13, 2008).
Approved.

XI. Recess Regular Meeting

Executive Session if Needed

Signature of Approved Documents

Adjournment









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