8/4/2011 - Board of Commissioners Summary

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AGENDA
FORSYTH COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
THURSDAY, AUGUST 4, 2011 @ 3:00 P.M.
FORSYTH COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING
110 EAST MAIN STREET SUITE 220
CUMMING, GEORIGA 30040

MEMBERS PRESENT:

Brian R. Tam, Chairman; Patrick Bell, Vice Chairman; Ralph J. Amos, Secretary; Jim Boff, Member; Todd Levent, Member.


I. Call Meeting to Order

II. Recess Regular Meeting

III. Executive Session if Needed (3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

IV. Reconvene Regular Meeting at 5:00 p.m.
Reconvened @ 5:08 p.m.

V. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance
Invocation & Pledge lead by Tom Cleveland, BOE Chairman.

VI. Adoption of Agenda
Adopted as amended.

VII. Announcements and Reports:

(1) Milestone Service Awards to those employees who reached twenty-five (25) years of service during the second quarter of 2011 Director of Personnel Services.

(2) Chairman Tam welcomed Boy Scout Troop 1099 to the meeting.

(3) Chairman Tam read into the record and presented Resolutions of recognition to Eagle Scouts Joshua Bishop and Hunter Green.



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(4) Commissioner Bell announced that he would like to hear more from the citizens at the Public Hearing tonight and also felt it important to hear the remarks from the Town Hall Meeting scheduled for Monday evening before making a final decision on the redistricting map. He would also like to review some information that he received today with the County Attorney.
VIII. Public Comments
Three (3) speakers.

IX. Adoption of Minutes:

(1) Regular Meeting/Public Hearings and Executive Session of July 21, 2011
Adopted.

(2) Town Hall Meeting of July 21, 2011
Adopted.

(3) Work Session of July 26, 2011
Adopted.

X. Consent Agenda:

(1) Adoption of Resolution authorizing Affidavit concerning Executive Session of July 21, 2011.
Adopted.

(2) Adoption of Resolution in recognition of Joshua Bishop for attaining the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America Chairman Tam.
Adopted and presented.

(3) Adoption of Resolution in recognition of Hunter Green for attaining the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts of America Chairman Tam.
Adopted and presented.

(4) Acceptance of Agreement with Dynamo Expense Management, LLC for telecom billing review Procurement Director.
Approved.


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(5) Approval and execution of Electric Service Agreement and Right of Way Easement Agreement between Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation and Forsyth County for the Buice Road Recreation Center County Manager.
Approved.

(6) Approval and execution of Electric Service Agreement between Sawnee Electric Membership Corporation and Forsyth County for the South Forsyth Recreation Center @ Fowler Park County Manager.
Approved.

(7) The following items were discussed and unanimously approved at the July 26, 2011 Work Session:

(A) Appointment of Flo Giltman and Joseph L. LaBranche as members to the Region One Behavioral Health & Developmental Disabilities Planning Board (DBHDD Region One Planning Board) County Manager.
Approved.
(B) Ratification of appointment of Lorne Twiner to the Forsyth County Board of Ethics as the Civil Service Board appointee County Manager/Civil Service Clerk.
Approved.
(C) Clarification/Revision to 911 Prepaid Fees Resolution County Attorney.
Approved.
XI. Public Hearings:

(1) Proposed Board of Commissioners/Board of Education Redistricting Map County Attorney.
(1) The Public Hearing was held.
(2) Deferred adoption of a Resolution approving a New Five District Map of Commission Districts to the August 9, 2011 BOC Work Session.
(3) Adopted a Resolution Urging the Local Delegation to Support a Redistricting Plan that maintains all of Forsyth County in a Single United States Congressional District.

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(2) Request approval of Alcohol Licenses as follows: (Director of Planning & Community Development)

(A) Marvik 1 Group, LLC d/b/a Mobil Quick Stop, Named Licensee is Viktoriya Dimitrova, application to sell Malt Beverages (Beer) and Wine by the Package AL110540 District #1.
Approved.

(B) Cigars Etc. 2, LLC d/b/a The Chateau Wine & Cigar Bar, Named Licensee is Daryl Penil, application to sell Malt Beverages (Beer) and Wine for Consumption on the Premises AL110541 District #2.
Approved.

(3) First reading of proposed amendment to the Forsyth County Animal Control Ordinance (Ordinance #11) County Attorney.
The Public Hearing was held. No action taken requires a second Public Hearing.

(4) First reading of proposed amendments to the Forsyth County Ethics Ordinance (Ordinance #77-B) County Attorney.
The Public Hearing was held. No action taken requires a second Public Hearing.

(5) Second reading of proposed modifications to the Forsyth County Parks & Recreation Ordinance (Ordinance #102) County Attorney.
(The first Public Hearing was held 07/07/11)
The Public Hearing was held. Approved modifications as presented.

(6) Presentation of 2010 Impact Fee Program update and adoption of Resolutions of Submittal for the following: (Interim Financial Operations Manager)

(A) 2010 Impact Fee Program Financial Report
Approved Resolution of Submittal

(B) Capital Improvements Element Update
Approved Resolution of Submittal

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(C) Five-Year Short Term Work Program Update
Approved Resolution of Submittal

(7) Proposed right-of-way abandonment of a portion of Bethel Road located in Land Lot 1035 of the Fourteenth District, First Section of Forsyth County District #4 Director of Engineering.
Approved.

(8) Proposed right-of-way abandonment of a portion of Jot-em-Down Road located in Land Lot 1035 of the Fourteenth District, First Section of Forsyth County District #4 Director of Engineering.
Approved.

(9) Consideration for removal of Stop Signs at the intersection of North Old Atlanta Road and Werrington Drive located in Land Lot 157 of the Second District, First Section of Forsyth County District #1 Director of Engineering.
Denied request to remove Stop Signs.

(10) County Initiated Expedited Rezoning to rezone from R1 to A1 for Rita E. Songer ZA3574 District #5 Director of Planning & Community Development.
Approved.

(11) County Initiated Expedited Rezoning to rezone from RES3 to A1 for Gary and Deborah Shirley ZA3573 District #4 Director of Planning & Community Development.
Approved.

(12) County Initiated Expedited Rezoning to rezone from RES3 to A1 for James A. Davidson ZA3572 District #4 Director of Planning & Community Development.
Approved.

(13) County Initiated Expedited Rezoning to rezone from RES4 to A1 for Larry Payne ZA3571 District #1 Director of Planning & Community Development.
Approved.

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(14) County Initiated Expedited Rezoning to rezone from HB and RES6 to A1 for David E. Brooks ZA3570 District #1 Director of Planning & Community Development.
Approved.

(15) Request by Ethan Underwood on behalf of EAH Investments, LLC to amend zoning conditions placed on ZA2725 (Summit Services, LLC) AZ110014 District #2 Director of Planning & Community Development.
(Postponed from 07/07/11 and 07/21/11 Agendas).
Withdrawn without prejudice.

XII. Old Business:

(1) Request by Michael Smith on behalf of Harcrest Homes, LLC to amend zoning conditions placed on ZA2673 (Woodland Partners, LP) AZ110013 District #2 Director of Planning & Community Development.
(Public Hearing was held 07/07/11 postponed decision from 07/07/11 and 07/21/11 agendas).
Approved.

XIII. New Business:

(1) Form Agreement to authorize upgrade to LED signage County Attorney.
Postponed to 08/23/11 Work Session.

(2) Board consideration of Parity Bond Resolution County Attorney.
Adopted Resolution approving and authorizing among other things, the Execution, Delivery and Performance of a Seventh Amendment to Lease Contract with the Forsyth County Water and Sewerage Authority

(3) Request adoption of Resolution for the Dissolution of the Forsyth County Hospital Authority County Attorney.
(Previously discussed at 07/26/11 Work Session).
Adopted. A second adoption is required at the August 18th meeting.

XIV. Recess Regular Meeting

XV. Executive Session (if needed)

XVI. Adjournment Adjourned @ 7:06 p.m.


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