7/7/2005 - Board of Commissioners Summary

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AGENDA
FORSYTH COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
THURSDAY, JULY 7, 2005 @ 5:00 P.M.
FORSYTH COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING
110 EAST MAIN STREET - SUITE 220
CUMMING, GEORGIA 30040

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

ABSENT:
Jack Conway, Chairman.




Call Meeting to Order

Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

Adoption of Agenda

Announcements and Reports:

(1) Presentation of longevity service awards to those employees having reached twenty (20) or more years of service during the second quarter of 2005 – Director of Human Resources.

(2) Presentation of Annual Audit Report for FY 2004 – Bates, Carter Auditing Firm.

(3) Commissioner Laughinghouse announced that at the July 21, 2005 meeting he will ask for adoption of a Resolution expressing the Board’s disapproval of the recent United State Supreme Court decision, Kelo v. City of New London .

(4) Commissioner Richard corrected a statement that he previously made at a Work Session. He meant to say, “Economical development isn’t the role of government”.

(5) Jay Dipasquale announced that the Board of Education and the Board of Commissioners have reached an Agreement for the purchase of land for a Sheriff’s Precinct.

(6) Commissioner Ledbetter announced that due to the resignation of Robert Shepherd from the Library Board, she plans to appoint Mike Sleister to fill this unexpired term.

Public Comments: 2 spoke.

Adoption of Minutes:

(1) Called Meeting/Work Session of June 16, 2005. – Adopted.

(2) Regular Meeting and Executive Session of June 16, 2005. – Adopted.

Consent Agenda:

(1) Adoption of Resolution authorizing Affidavit concerning Executive Session of June 16, 2005. – Adopted.

(2) Approval for the purchase of Stream and Wetland Credits in the amount of $14,152.50 from Wetland Technologies, Inc. for the widening and realignment of Majors Road East – Director of Engineering. – Approved.

(3) Approval of Pine Lake Dam contract with Schnabel Engineering South, LLC, subject to review, revisions and approval by the County Attorney – Director of Engineering. – Approved.

(4) Approval of Agreement to Closing Stipulations for property belonging to Dallas Mathis as part of the Mathis Airport Road Widening Project – County Attorney. – Approved.

(5) Approval and execution of the Department of Transportation Contract for acquisition of right-of-way for Intersection Projects, #STP-0000-00(810); STP-0000-00(811); and STP-0000-00(812) – Director of Engineering. – Approved.

(6) Authorization to begin advertising for the abandonment of Tom Wallace Drive, Land Lot 966, of the 2nd District and 1st Section of Forsyth County (District #3) – Director of Engineering. – Approved.

(7) Approval and execution of the Department of Transportation Contract for acquisition of right-of-way for McGinnis Ferry Road, Project #MSL-0004-00(429) from Sargent Road to Chattahoochee River – Director of Engineering. – Approved.

(8) Authorization to proceed with advertising for a Public Hearing for the update and amendment to Designated Truck Routes as referenced in Forsyth County Ordinance #89 – Director of Engineering. – Approved.

(9) Approval of Haw Creek sewer cost estimate – Director of Water & Sewer. – MOVED TO NEW BUSINESS #10 – Approved.

(10) Approval of proposal to revise the Watershed Management Plan – Director of Water & Sewer. – Approved.

(11) Approval of CH2M Hill Task Order 23, and 48” water pipeline delivery method – Director of Water & Sewer. – Approved.

(12) Approval of Intergovernmental Agreement between the Board of Education and Forsyth County for the purchase of land for a Sheriff’s Precinct – Senior Planner/Impact Fee Administrator. – Approved.

Public Hearings:

(1) Request approval of Alcohol Licenses as follows: (County Manager)

(A) Harvester Motel, Inc. d/b/a Lake Lanier Shell, Named Licensee is Naimesh Patel, application to sell Malt Beverages (Beer) and Wine by the Package – District #4. – Approved.

(B) DWIJ Corporation d/b/a Quick Serve, Named Licensee is Dwijen R. Shah, application to sell Malt Beverages (Beer) and Wine by the Package – District #1. – Approved.

(C) Kash Group d/b/a Shell Food Mart, Named Licensee is Ashraf Ramzan Meherali, application to sell Malt Beverages (Beer) and Wine by the Package – District #1. – Approved.

(2) Presentation of 2004 Impact Fee Financial Report and authorization to transmit to the Georgia Mountains Regional Development Center – Senior Planner/Impact Fee Administrator. – Approved.

(3) Presentation of the 2005 Capital Improvement Element Update and 2005-2009 Short-Term Work Program Update and authorization to transmit to the Georgia Mountains Regional Development Center - Senior Planner/Impact Fee Administrator. – Approved.



(4) Fourth reading of proposed amendments to Ordinance #79 (Fire Prevention Ordinance) – County Attorney.
(Public Hearings held 02/17/05; 03/21/05 and 05/09/05). – Approved as amended.

(5) Request by Eric Liu to amend zoning conditions placed on ZA# 1602 – District #2 – Director of Planning & Development.
(Postponed from 05/09/05 and 06/02/05 Agendas). – Postponed to 8/4/05.

(6) Request by Forsyth County to amend zoning conditions placed on ZA# 3007 (Grant A. Grimes) – District #2 – Director of Planning & Development. – Approved.

(7) Request by McCar Homes to amend zoning conditions placed on ZA# 2776 (PEC Development Group, Inc.) – District #3 – Director of Planning & Development. – Postponed to 8/4/05.

(8) Request by Forsyth County to amend zoning conditions placed on ZA# 3014 (Riverbrooke Capital Partners, LLC) – District #2 – Director of Planning & Development. – Approved.

(9) Request by JLV Properties, Inc. to amend zoning conditions placed on ZA# 3027 – District #2 – Director of Planning & Development.
(Applicant has requested postponement to August 4, 2005). – Postponed to 8/4/05.

(10) Request by Ballantrae, LLC, to amend zoning conditions placed on ZA# 2871 – District #2 – Director of Planning & Development.
(Applicant has requested postponement to August 4, 2005). – Postponed to 8/4/05.

(11) Request by Sharp Residential to amend zoning conditions placed on ZA# 2621 (Fox Creek Properties, Inc.) – District #4 – Director of Planning & Development. – Approved.

(12) Request by Hillside Trace, LLC, to amend zoning conditions placed on ZA# 2272 (Mary Moore/Dennis G. Zakas) with a variance to UDC, Table 11.2 (a) – District #2 – Director of Planning & Development. – Approved.





Old Business:

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

(A) David and Janet Weisenborn, ZA# 3035, O & I to RES-2 – District #3.
(Postponed from 03/28/05 and 05/23/05 Agendas). – TABLED.

(B) Piedmont Properties, Inc., ZA# 3086, A1/O&I/CBD/RES-3 to CBD – District #2.
(Postponed from 06/16/05 Agenda). – Approved with conditions.

New Business:

(1) Approval to apply for the Georgia Public Library Service Major Repair and Renovation Grant – Jon McDaniel/Jennifer Szabo. – Approved.

(2) Acceptance/rejection of Bid #05-36-3150 for drainage improvements on Nuckolls Road – Procurement Director. – Approved.

(3) Approve extension of Microsoft Software Enterprise Agreement for software used on Forsyth County desktops and servers – Procurement Director. – Approved.

(4) Acceptance/rejection of RFP #05-50-3150 for the update to the Transportation Plan – Procurement Director. – Approved.

(5) Request by Gary D. Beelen on behalf of James C. Turner for a Public Hearing regarding the denial of a variance on AB# 05-200 – Denied by the Appeals Board on June 7, 2005 - District #4 – Director of Planning & Development. – Approved for a Public Hearing.

(6) Request by Sam Boggs for a Public Hearing regarding the denial of a front and side yard variance on AB# 05-194 – Denied by the Appeals Board on June 7, 2005 - District #4 – Director of Planning & Development. – Approved for a Public Hearing.

(7) Appointment/reappointment of member to the Library Board of Trustees for District #4 (the term of John Pearson expired on 06/30/05) – County Manager. – Reappointed John Pearson.

(8) Appointment of member to the Library Board of Trustees to fill the unexpired term of Robert B. Shepherd for District #5 – County Manager. – Appointed Mike Sleister.

(9) Appointment of member to the Library Board of Trustees for District #3 (the term of Phill Bettis expired on 06/30/05) – County Manager. – Appointed Cindy Watson.

(10) MOVED FROM CONSENT AGENDA:
Approval of Haw Creek sewer cost estimate – Director of Water & Sewer. – Approved.

Public Comments

Recess Regular Meeting

Executive Session if Needed

Adjournment









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