8/18/2005 - Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting

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AGENDA
FORSYTH COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
THURSDAY, AUGUST 18, 2005 @ 5:00 P.M.
FORSYTH COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING
110 EAST MAIN STREET - SUITE 220
CUMMING, GEORGIA 30040


Call Meeting to Order

Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

Adoption of Agenda

Announcements and Reports:

(1) Presentation of Ducktown School Sign to the Forsyth County Historical Society Board of Commissioners/Fire Chief.

Public Comments

Adoption of Minutes:

(1) Regular Meeting and Executive Session of August 4, 2005.

(2) Called Meeting/Work Session and Executive Session of August 9, 2005.

Consent Agenda:

(1) Adoption of Resolutions authorizing Affidavits concerning Executive Sessions of August 4, 2005 and August 9, 2005.

(2) Sole source purchase of an enclosed pull trailer for the Fire Department Hazmat team Procurement Director.

(3) Approval to advertise for right-of-way exchange on a portion of Benefield Road for 0.928 acres between MDC Land Development Three, L.P. and Forsyth County Director of Engineering.

(4) Acceptance of right-of-way as a County maintained road and initiation of 18 month maintenance period for Fields Pond Overlook, Wesley Trail, Scottsfield Trace, Matts Meadow Bend and Austin Brook Bend in Fields Pond with a speed limit of 25 m.p.h. (District #4) Director of Engineering.


(5) Acceptance of right-of-way as a County maintained road and initiation of 18 month maintenance period for Greyfield Lane and Stonehaven View in Stonehaven Pointe, Phase 1, Unit 1 with a speed limit of 25 m.p.h. (District #3) Director of Engineering.

(6) Acceptance of right-of-way as a County maintained road and initiation of 18 month maintenance period for Carrington Place in Stonehaven Pointe, Phase 1, Unit 3 with a speed limit of 25 m.p.h. (District #3) Director of Engineering.

(7) Acceptance of right-of-way as a County maintained road and initiation of 18 month maintenance period for Estate View Trace and Regal Court in The Estates @ Hillside with a speed limit of 25 m.p.h. (District #2) Director of Engineering.

(8) Acceptance of right-of-way as a County maintained road and initiation of 18 month maintenance period for Falls Landing Run, Casey Valley Way, White Creek Run and Beaver Ridge Drive in Big Creek Township with a speed limit of 25 m.p.h. (District #2) Director of Engineering.

(9) Acceptance of right-of-way as a County maintained road and initiation of 18 month maintenance period for Barrington Trail and Saxony Trace in Somerset with a speed limit of 25 m.p.h. (District #2) Director of Engineering.

(10) Ratification of Resolution to Accommodate Indigent Defense Services County Attorney.

(11) Appointment/reappointment of members to the Georgia Mountains Regional Development Center Board as follows:

County Government Representative: Commissioner Laughinghouse
Private Sector Representative: Harrison J. Tallant
Weighted Membership #1: Mary Helen McGruder
Weighted Membership #2: Paul Kreager

(12) Acquisition Agreement by and between Forsyth County and Georgia Transmission Corporation for 100 foot utility easement bordering Central Park and Georgia Highway 400 County Attorney.

(13) Settlement Agreement between Eastbrooke and Forsyth County regarding applicability of certain zoning conditions County Attorney.


Old Business:

(1) 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 August 4, 2005 decision postponed).

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

(A) Highwoods Realty, L.P., ZA# 3020, M1 to RES-6- District #3.
(Postponed from May 23, 2005 and June 16, 2005 Agendas).

(B) Highwoods Realty, L.P., ZA# 3021, M1 to RES-3 District #3.
(Postponed from May 23, 2005 and June 16, 2005 Agendas).

(C) Manobar of Georgia, Inc., ZA# 3073, R1 to CBD with a variance to the impervious setback District #3.
(Postponed from May 23, 2005; June 16, 2005 and July 27, 2005 Agendas).

(D) Apple Properties, L.L.C., CUP# 05-073, issuance of a Conditional Use Permit for the purpose of a heliport on property currently zoned M1 District #5.
(Postponed from June 16, 2005 and July 27, 2005 Agendas).

(E) John Jamont, ZA# 3067, A1 to CBD with a variance to buffer and setback requirements District #5.
(Postponed from June 16, 2005 and July 27, 2005 Agendas).

(F) Greenstone Properties, Inc., ZA# 3050, A1 to CBD with a variance to buffer and setback requirements District #3.
(Postponed from July 27, 2005 Agenda).

(G) Eastbrooke Properties, LLC, ZA# 3056, A1 to RES-3 District #1.
(Postponed from July 27, 2005 Agenda).

(H) Heshmat Yasavolian, ZA# 3071, R1 to NS with a Conditional Use Permit to allow a drive-thru and a variance to allow parking within ten (10) foot landscape strip, a variance to allow buffer to be graded and replanted and variance to the required number of parking spaces District #3.
(Postponed from July 27, 2005 Agenda).


(I) First Standard Construction Co. of Georgia, Inc., ZA# 3078, R2R to RES-3 District #3.
(Postponed from July 27, 2005 Agenda).

(J) Bowen Family Homes, ZA# 3093, A1/M1 to RES-3 with a variance to setback requirements District #3.
(Postponed from July 27, 2005 Agenda.)

(K) Edge City Properties, Inc., ZA# 3103, A1 to RES-3 with a variance to setback requirements District #3.
(Postponed from July 27, 2005 Agenda).

(L) MRW Enterprises, LLC, ZA# 3104, R1 to M1 with a variance to setback and buffer requirements District #1.
(Postponed from July 27, 2005 Agenda).

(M) Jimmerson, Inc., ZA# 3106, A1 to CBD with a Conditional Use Permit for outside storage and a variance to the buffer requirements District #3.
(Postponed from July 27, 2005 Agenda).

(3) Approval and execution of the Department of Transportation Right-of-Way Agreement for improvement of 1.798 miles of grade, drain, base and paving with curb and gutter + sidewalk (including two new traffic signals) on Market Place Boulevard Extension designated as Project No. PR000-S008-00 (201) Director of Engineering.
(Postponed from July 27, 2005 Agenda).

(4) Approval and execution of Contract PR000-S008-00(201) with Georgia Department of Transportation for grading, drainage, base and plant mix paving with curb and gutter on Market Place Extension Director of Engineering.
(Postponed from July 27, 2005 Agenda).

New Business:

(1) Purchase of three (3) side mounted rotary mowers for the Roads & Bridges Department Procurement Director.

(2) Acceptance/rejection of Bid #05-69-3340 for the installation and start up of the Castleberry Road Pump Station Procurement Director.



(3) Authorization to advertise for right-of-way exchange on a portion of Pilgrim Road for 1.53 acres between Centex Homes and Forsyth County Director of Engineering.

(4) Appointment of member to the Parks & Recreation Board to fill the unexpired term of John Godfrey for District #2 County Manager.

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

(A) Vivian Gertrude McClain, HOP# 05-038, issuance of a Home Occupation Permit for the purpose of the operation of designing and constructing custom skating costumes on property currently zoned LR District #5.

(B) SPG Bluegrass, LLC, CUP# 05-074, issuance of a Conditional Use Permit for the purpose of a research laboratory on property currently zoned M1 District #3.

(C) Godwin Land Development, LLC, ZA# 3046, A1 to CBD District #2.

(D) Shawn Leveto and National Land Corporation, ZA# 3058, A1 to RES-4 District #3.

(E) Sentinel Properties, Inc., ZA# 3077, R4 to RES-6 District #2.

(F) Edge City Properties, Inc., ZA# 3089, A1 & CR1 to RES-3 with variances to front building line and side-yard setback requirements District #2.

(G) The Goddard School c/o James L. King, ZA# 3098, A1 & RES-4 to CBD with a variance to buffer requirements and a variance to setback requirements District #3.

(H) Linda Stabb, ZA# 3101, RES-2 to A1 District #4.

(I) Fox Creek Properties, Inc., ZA# 3108, A1 to MPD District #3.

(J) Pope & Land Enterprises, Inc., ZA# 3112, A1 to RES-6 with a variance to buffer requirements, variance to setback requirements, variance to density requirements and variance to allow roof overhang to encroach into setback District #3.


(K) Post Road Developers, LLC, ZA# 3114, A1 to RES-3 with a variance to density requirements District #3.

(L) Hansard Properties, Inc., ZA# 3124, A1 & CBD to CBD District #5.

Public Comments

Recess Regular Meeting

Executive Session if Needed

Adjournment


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