8/9/2004 - Board of Commissioners Summary

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AGENDA
FORSYTH COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
MONDAY, AUGUST 9, 2004 @ 5:00 P.M.
FORSYTH COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING
110 EAST MAIN STREET - SUITE 220
CUMMING, GEORGIA 30040

MEMBERS PRESENT:
Jack Conway, Chairman; Marcie Kreager, Vice Chairman; Charles Laughinghouse, Secretary; David (AJ) Pritchett, Member.

MEMBER ABSENT:
Eddie Taylor, Member.


Call Meeting to Order

Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

Adoption of Agenda – Approved with changes.

Announcements and Reports:

(1) Commissioner Laughinghouse announced that at the meeting on August 23, 2004 he will make a motion to rescind the approval of CUP #04-057 for the drive-in theatre due to a misunderstanding that the theatre would show only family rated movies of G, PG and PG-13 and the operator does have a desire to show R-rated movies.

Adoption of Minutes:

(1) Public Hearings and Executive Session of July 19, 2004. – Adopted.

(2) Called Meeting and Work Session of July 26, 2004. – Adopted.

(3) Regular Meeting and Executive Session of July 26, 2004. – Adopted.

Consent Agenda:

(1) Adoption of Resolutions authorizing Affidavits concerning Executive Sessions of July 19, 2004 and July 26, 2004 – Senior Staff Attorney. – Adopted.

(2) Authorization to appoint Captain Richard C. Hamilton as Ambulance Contract Administrator – Procurement Director. – Approved.

(3) Adoption of Resolution to condemn property now or formerly owned by Travis Williams for road construction on Lower Kemp Road – Senior Staff Attorney. – Adopted.

(4) Adoption of amendment to Xerox Contract to terminate as of December 31, 2004 and authorization for Chairman to execute – Senior Staff Attorney. – Adopted.

(5) Approval and execution of Supplemental Agreement amending the 2003 operating budget for the Dial-a-Ride Program from the Department of Transportation – Director of Engineering. – Approved.

(6) Acceptance of Right-of-Way as a County maintained road and initiation of 18 month maintenance period for Twelve Oaks Drive, Winter Oak Court, Red Maple Trace and Yellow Pine Lane in Twelve Oaks Place, Phase 1, with a speed limit of 25 MPH – Director of Engineering. – Approved.

(7) Acceptance of Right-of-Way as a County maintained road and initiation of 18 month maintenance period for St. Claire Drive and Grayson Way in St. Claire Townhomes, Phase 2, with a speed limit of 25 MPH – Director of Engineering. – Approved.

(8) Acceptance of Right-of-Way as a County maintained road and initiation of 18 month maintenance period for Sienna Drive, Wildmeadow Glenn, Mill Garden Place and Sweet Birch Way in Sienna, Unit 1, with a speed limit of 25 MPH – Director of Engineering. – Approved.

(9) Acceptance of Right-of-Way as County maintained road and initiation of 18 month maintenance period for Jewells Way in Anderson Pointe, with a speed limit of 20 MPH – Director of Engineering. – Approved.

(10) Acceptance of Right-of-Way as a County maintained road and initiation of 18 month maintenance period for Thorngate Drive, Morning Gate Court, Hidden Creek Point, Mystic Ridge Place, Skymist Way, Dawn Valley Trail and Stardust Trail in Thorngate, Phase 1, with a speed limit of 25 MPH – Director of Engineering. – Approved.

(11) Approval of local funding match and Design Service Contract for Library Headquarters Building addition and Cumming Public Library Renovation Project – Director of Public Libraries. – Approved.

(12) Adoption of Resolution for condemnation of property now or formerly owned by Catherine N. Rawson, William C. Rawson and WCR Family Trust for Majors Road/Castleberry Road Intersection Project – Senior Staff Attorney. – Adopted.

(13) Adoption of Resolution establishing November 15th as the due date for all taxes due the County pursuant to O.C.G.A. Section 48-5-150 – Senior Staff Attorney. – Adopted.

(14) Appointment of Cathy Stansbury to the Animal Control Board to replace Tom Conner (correcting action of July 12, 2004, appointing Cathy Stansbury “to replace Ginger Aubert”, which was in error and void as an ultra vires act – Commissioner Kreager/Senior Staff Attorney. – Approved.

Old Business:

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

(A) Edward Jensen, Vandelay Holdings, LLC, ZA# 2897, A1 to RES-1 with a Conditional Use Permit to allow the proposed use/development of a private school – District #5. – Approved applicant to withdraw without prejudice

(B) Carson Developments, Inc., ZA# 2898, A1 to RES-6 with a variance to setback requirements – District #3. – Approved with conditions.

(C) Riverbrooke Capital Partners, ZA# 2906, A1 to RES-3 – District #3. – Postponed to 8/23/04.

(D) Marvin Nix, ZA# 2918, A1 to RES-3 – District #5. – Postponed to 9/13/04.

(E) Sharp Residential, ZA# 2933, A1 to RES-3 with a variance to setback requirements – District #4. – Approved with conditions.

(2) Appointment/reappointment of member to the North MHDDAD Regional Planning Board (the term of Commissioner Marcie Kreager has expired) – Interim County Manager. – Reappointed Commissioner Kreager.




New Business:

(1) Approval of Site Plan per zoning condition on ZA# 888 (N. Hershel Vaughan) – District #3 – Director of Planning & Development. – Approved.

(2) Request for a Public Hearing by Rabon Keith Sapp regarding the denial of a variance on AB# 04-096 – Denied by the Appeals Board on July 6, 2004 (District #4) – Director of Planning & Development. – Denied request.

(3) Establishment of sewer tap fees in areas where the County is extending sewer lines – Director of Water & Sewer. – Approved with conditions as proposed by staff.

(4) Approval of modification to the New Millenium Cost Share Agreement – Director of Water & Sewer. – Approved as presented.

(5) Appointment of member to the Board of Tax Assessors for District #3 (the term of Alan Armstrong has expired and he does not seek reappointment) – Interim County Manager. – Appointed Spencer Strickland

(6) Appointment/reappointment of members to the Appeals Board for District #3 and District #4 (the terms of Joseph Staffieri and Brian Martin have expired) – Interim County Manager. – Appointed Dana Miles for District #4 and reappointed Joseph Staffieri for District #3.

Public Comments – One person spoke.

Recess Regular Meeting

Executive Session if Needed

Adjournment








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