8/4/2005 - Board of Commissioners Summary

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AGENDA
FORSYTH COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
THURSDAY, AUGUST 4, 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.

MEMBER ABSENT:
Jack Conway, Chairman.



Call Meeting to Order

Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

Adoption of Agenda – Adopted with changes.

Announcements and Reports:

(1) Presentation of FLIP Award by the Board of Commissioners – Director of Human Resources.

Public Comments – 4 Speakers

Adoption of Minutes:

(1) Called Meeting/Work Session of July 26, 2005. – Adopted.

(2) Regular Meeting and Executive Session of July 27, 2005. – Adopted.

Consent Agenda:

(1) Adoption of Resolution authorizing Affidavit concerning Executive Session of July 27, 2005. – Adopted.

(2) Renewal of Grant Proposal/Application to the Council of Juvenile Court Judges (CJC) to be used in operating a Juvenile Program, namely the Community Service Work Program, Winds of Change – Grants Administrator/J. Russell Jackson. – Approved.

(3) Approval of Code Enforcement positions – County Manager. – Approved.
(4) Approval of revised Dallas Mathis Property Closing Stipulations – County Attorney. – Moved to Old Business #1.

Public Hearings:

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

(A) Forsyth C Stores, Inc., dba Canton Shell, Named Licensee is Noor Jan, application to sell Malt Beverages (Beer) and Wine by the Package – District #1. – Approved.

(B) OUM Investment, Inc., dba TJ Mart, Named Licensee is Sudhirkumar H. Patel, application to sell Malt Beverages (Beer) and Wine by the Package – District #1. – Approved.

(C) HUP CHONG, Inc., dba Rice Restaurant and Sushi Bar, Named Licensee is Lei Giok Ho, application to sell Malt Beverages (Beer) and Wine for Consumption on the Premises – District #5. – Approved.

(2) Abandonment of Tom Wallace Drive, Land Lot 966, Second District, First Section (District #3) – Director of Engineering. – Postponed to 9/1/05.

(3) First reading of update and amendment to Designated Truck Routes as referenced in Ordinance #89 (Truck Routes Ordinance) – Director of Engineering. – Public Hearing held – second reading will be 9/1/05. Also will be added to the 8/23/05 Work Session Agenda for discussion.

(4) First reading of proposed Turn Lanes, Driveway and Encroachment Control Ordinance – County Attorney. – Public Hearing held – second reading will be 9/1/05.

(5) First reading of proposed amendment to Ordinance #68 (Alcohol Ordinance) – County Attorney. – Public Hearing held – second reading will be 9/1/05.

(6) First reading of proposed amendment to Ordinance #90 (Records Retention Ordinance) – County Attorney. – Adopted.

(7) Request by Gary D. Beelen on behalf of James C. Turner 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. – Denied.

(8) Request by Rabon Keith Sapp 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. – Public Hearing held – decision postponed to 8/18/05.

(9) Request by Eric Liu to amend zoning conditions placed on ZA# 1602 – District #2 –Director of Planning & Development.
(Postponed from 05/09/05; 06/02/05 and 07/07/05 Agendas).
Applicant has requested postponement to September 1, 2005. – Postponed to 9/1/05.

(10) Request by McCar Homes to amend zoning conditions placed on ZA# 2776 (PEC Development Group, Inc.) – District #3 – Director of Planning & Development.
(Postponed from 07/07/05 Agenda). – Postponed to 9/1/05.

(11) Request by JLV Properties, Inc. to amend zoning conditions placed on ZA# 3027 – District #2 – Director of Planning & Development.
(Postponed from 07/07/05 Agenda). – Postponed to 9/1/05.
Applicant has requested postponement to September 1, 2005. – Postponed to 9/1/05.

(12) Request by Ballantrae, LLC, to amend zoning conditions placed on ZA# 2871 District #2 – Director of Planning & Development.
(Postponed from 07/07/05 Agenda). – Approved.

(13) Request by Parker Chandler Homes, Inc. to amend zoning conditions placed on ZA# 2829 (Bryan Westbrook) – District #3 – Director of Planning & Development. – Postponed to 9/1/05.

(14) Request by Forsyth County to amend zoning conditions placed on ZA# 3080 (Riverbrooke Capital Partners, LLC) – District #1 – Director of Planning & Development. – Approved.

(15) Request by Mike Reed on behalf of Georgia Pools to amend zoning conditions placed on ZA# 2557 (Kelly Mill Associates) and a variance to Table 11.2 (a) of the Unified Development Code – District #1 – Director of Planning & Development. – Denied.

(16) Request by McCar Homes to amend zoning conditions placed on ZA# 2769 (Benefield Partners, LLC) – District #5 – Director of Planning & Development. – Approved.

(17) Possible settlement of a zoning lawsuit, Pillar Development, Inc. v. Forsyth County, et.al., Forsyth County Superior Court No. 04-CV-2314, arising out of zoning action numbers 2946 and 2947, involving 18.623 and 21 acres, respectively – County Attorney.
(Postponed from 04/18/05; 05/09/05 and 06/02/05 Agendas).
Lawsuit has been withdrawn. – Removed from Agenda.

Old Business:

Moved from Consent Agenda #4:

Approval of revised Dallas Mathis Property Closing Stipulations – County Attorney. – Approved with condition.

New Business:

(1) Appointment of member to the Board of Tax Assessors for District #1 (the term of Jim Vaughan expired June 30, 2005) – County Manager. – Appointed Mike Busse.

Public Comments – None.

Recess Regular Meeting

Executive Session if Needed

Adjournment








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