1/10/2012 - Board of Commissioners Summary

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AGENDA
WORK SESSION
FORSYTH COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
TUESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2012 @ 2:00 P.M.
FORSYTH COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING
110 EAST MAIN STREET - SUITE 210
CUMMING, GEORGIA 30040

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


Note: The following items approved unanimously will be placed on the January 19, 2012 Consent Agenda for ratification. All items approved as “time sensitive” are final.

I. Call Meeting to Order

II. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

III. Adoption of Agenda
Adopted as amended.

IV. Items for consideration and discussion:

(1) Alternative criteria for enhanced water supply watershed protection – Director of Planning & Community Development.
No action taken.

(2) Discussion regarding scheduling a Town Hall Meeting for the purpose of discussing impervious surface limitations related to protecting water supply watersheds – County Manager.
Approved unanimously to schedule a Town Hall meeting on Tuesday, March 20, 2012 @ 7:00 p.m. in the Commissioners’ Meeting Room of the Forsyth County Administration Building located @ 110 East Main Street, Suite 220, Cumming, Georgia 30040

(3) Appointment of Charity Clark as Clerk to the Civil Service Board for calendar year 2012 – Director of Personnel Services.
Approved unanimously.

(4) Appointment of Dana Miles as Hearing Officer and General Counsel for the Civil Service Board for calendar year 2012 – Charity Clark, Clerk to the Civil Service Board.
Approved unanimously.
Work Session Agenda
January 10, 2012
Page 2

(5) Acceptance of Bid 11-121-2210 to purchase 16 police package vehicles for the Sheriff’s Office – Procurement Director.
Approved unanimously.

(6) Acceptance of RFP 11-107-2400 for Pre-Event Debris Removal and Disposal Services – Procurement Director.
Approved unanimously.

(7) Acceptance of RFQ 11-113-3150 for pre-qualification of contractors for as needed roadway repairs – Procurement Director.
Approved unanimously.

(8) Approval to purchase a new Midland SA Shoulder Widener for the Roads & Bridges Department – Procurement Director.
Approved unanimously.

(9) Renewal of Agreement with AECOM for operations and maintenance of the Fowler Wastewater Treatment Facility – Procurement Director.
Approved unanimously as time sensitive.

(10) Sign Ordinance - Banners – Director of Planning & Community Development.
(Postponed from 12/27/11 Work Session Agenda).
Director of Planning & Community Development is to bring back design criteria to a future Work Session.

(11) UDC Changes – timber harvesting in residential zoning districts – Director of Planning & Community Development.
Approved unanimously to accept language – striking “in residential districts” and advertise for Public Hearings.

(12) Possible UDC/Animal Control Ordinance modification to clarify definition of Livestock and/or domesticated animals – Commissioners Bell/Tam.
Postponed to 01/24/12.

(13) Consideration of Agreement between Forsyth County and the Historical Society of Forsyth County, and others, regarding creation of a Heritage Garden at Fowler Park – Deputy County Manager/County Attorney.
(Postponed from 12/06/11 Work Session Agenda).
Removed from the agenda.


Work Session Agenda
January 10, 2012
Page 3


(14) Comprehensive System-Wide Recreation Master Plan – Director of Parks
& Recreation.
Postponed to 01/24/12.

(15) Approval of Sewer Reservation Agreement and amended addendum (per Work Session direction) with DRRE Investment B, LLC for property located on Dahlonega Highway formerly known as Reserve at Settingdown – District #1 - Director of Water & Sewer.
(Previously discussed at the 10/25/11 Work Session; removed from the 11/03/11 Regular Meeting Consent Agenda and postponed from 11/08/11, 12/06/11 and 12/27/11 Work Session Agendas).
Postponed to 02/14/12.

(16) SPLOST VII Resolution – Commissioners Bell/Levent.
(Postponed from 12/27/11 Work Session Agenda).
Approved 3-2 to dismiss.

(17) City of Cumming Annexation – County Attorney.
(Postponed from 12/27/11 Work Session Agenda).
Approved unanimously as time sensitive to tender no objection.

(18) Committee Appointments for 2012 – County Manager.
Approved unanimously as presented.

(19) Establishment of Qualifying Fees for 2012 County Elections – County Attorney.
Approved unanimously as time sensitive.

The following item was added to the agenda:

(20) Raw Water Generator – Commissioner Tam.
Approved unanimously as time sensitive to award contract.

V. Recess Work Session

VI. Executive Session if Needed

VII. Adjournment


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