9/15/2005 - Board of Commissioners Summary

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AGENDA
FORSYTH COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2005 @ 5:00 P.M.
FORSYTH COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING
110 EAST MAIN STREET - SUITE 220
CUMMING, GEORGIA 30040

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



Call Meeting to Order

Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

Adoption of Agenda – Adopted with changes.

Announcements and Reports:

(1) Commissioner Richard read an article with regard to the proper meaning behind the Pledge of Allegiance.

(2) Commissioner Ledbetter read and presented a Resolution in recognition of the 150th Year Anniversary of New Harmony Baptist Church. A celebration will be held at the church on Sunday, October 2nd and everyone is invited to attend.

(3) Chairman Conway acknowledged Superior Court Judge David Dickinson in the audience.

(4) Chairman Conway read a Resolution in support of the Georgia National Guard which will be presented to General David Poythress or Governor Perdue at the ACCG Fall Policy Meeting on Tuesday, September 27th.

Public Comments – None.

Adoption of Minutes:

(1) Called Meeting/Work Session and Executive Session of August 23, 2005. – Adopted.

(2) Regular Meeting and Executive Session of September 1, 2005. – Adopted.




Consent Agenda:

(1) Adoption of Resolutions authorizing Affidavits concerning Executive Sessions of August 23, 2005 and September 1, 2005. – Adopted.

(2) Adoption of Resolution in recognition of the 150th Year Anniversary of New Harmony Baptist Church – Commissioner Ledbetter. – Adopted.

(3) 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.
(Postponed from 08/18/05 Agenda)
Postponed to next Consent Agenda pending successful coring tests.

(4) Acceptance of right-of-way as a County maintained road and initiation of 18 month maintenance period for Steel Magnolia Court and Wild Magnolia Lane in Magnolia Creek, Phase 2 with a speed limit of 25 m.p.h. (District #4) – Director of Engineering. – (Postponed from 09/01/05 Agenda pending successful coring tests).
Approved.

(5) Acceptance of right-of-way as a County maintained road and initiation of 18 month maintenance period for Centerglen Lane and Wynbrook Bend in Ansley @ Pilgrim Mill, Phase 2A with a speed limit of 25 m.p.h. (District #5) – Director of Engineering. – (Postponed from 09/01/05 Agenda pending successful coring tests).
Approved.

(6) Acceptance of right-of-way as a County maintained road and initiation of 18 month maintenance period for Centerwood Lane, Richfield Place and Englewood Drive in Ansley @ Pilgrim Mill, Phase 1A with a speed limit of 25 m.p.h. (District #5) – Director of Engineering. – (Postponed from 09/01/05 Agenda pending successful coring tests).
Postponed to next Consent Agenda pending successful coring tests.

(7) Acceptance of right-of-way as a County maintained road and initiation of 18 month maintenance period for Bridgetowne Drive (50’ r/w), Holliwell Pass (55’ r/w), Cutler-Donahoe Way (55’ r/w), New Salem Court (55’ r/w) and Kesler Court (50’ r/w) in Bridgetowne, Unit 1-B with a speed limit of 25 m.p.h. (District #4) – Director of Engineering. – (Postponed from 09/01/05 Agenda pending successful coring tests).
Approved.
(8) Authorization to proceed with advertising for a Public Hearing for the abandonment of Union Hill Drive (District #3) – Director of Engineering. – Approved.

(9) Approval of application for the 2006-2007 GDOT Transportation Enhancement Program with a 20% match required for this reimbursement program – Director of Engineering. – Approved.

(10) Approval of application for the 2005 Georgia Environmental Facilities Authority (GEFA) Recycling and Waste Reduction Grant which may fund up to $50,000 towards the construction of the Coal Mountain Recycling Center Program with a 10% local match – Grants Administrator. – Approved.

(11) Approval of award for Heery International Program Managers – Procurement Director. – Approved.

(12) Request additional funds in the amount of $7,515 to be allocated to Cost Center 1205 (Superior Court) and in the amount of $6,075 to be allocated to Cost Center 1220 (State Court) which will be applied to Law Assistant’s compensation for the remainder of 2005 – Human Resources Director. – Approved.

(13) Approval for new classification and position of Supervisor of Elections (0620), Grade 17, for Voter Registration, Cost Center 1400 – Director of Human Resources. – Approved.

(14) Approval of contract with Bulls Eye Marksman for use by Sheriff’s Office – Procurement Director. – Approved.

(15) Adoption of Resolution in support of the Georgia National Guard – Chairman Conway. – Adopted.

Old Business:

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

(A) John Jamont, ZA# 3067, A1 to CBD with a variance to buffer and setback requirements – District #5.
(Postponed from 06/16/05; 07/27/05 and 08/18/05 Agendas)
Postponed to 10/20/05.

(2) Approval of proposed Turn Lanes, Driveway and Encroachment Control Ordinance – County Attorney.
(Public Hearings held on 08/04/05 and 09/01/05).
Adopted.

New Business:

(1) Appointment/reappointment of member to the Board of Registration and Elections (the term of Janis Thomas has expired) – County Manager. – Reappointed Janis Thomas.

(2) Acceptance/rejection of RFP #05-71-2410 for a vehicle exhaust removal system for Fire Stations 3, 4, 5, 8, 9, 10, 14 and 15 – Procurement Director. – Approved.

(3) Request approval of a Water Department Policy for providing water service to properties which do not have frontage on a County maintained road where waterlines currently exist – Director of Water & Sewer. – Approved.

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

(A) Diane and Joseph Basco, CUP# 05-075, issuance of a Conditional Use Permit with a variance to setback requirements for the purpose of a modular classroom addition to an existing school on property currently zoned R1 – District #3. – Approved.

(B) Logos of Georgia, Inc., CUP# 05-076, issuance of a Conditional Use Permit for the purpose of the expansion of an existing private school on property currently zoned R1 – District #2. – Approved.

(C) Capital Communities-H., Martin, ZA# 3030, RES-2 to RES-3 with a variance to density requirements – District #4. – Approved with conditions.

(D) Seagraves Management, Inc., ZA# 3090, A1 to RES-3 – District #4. – Postponed to 10/20/05.

(E) Riverbrooke Capital Partners, LLC, ZA# 3094, A1 to RES-3 – District #2. – Postponed to 10/20/05.

(F) MDC Homes, Inc., ZA# 3095, A1 to RES-3 with a variance to density requirements – District #1. – Approved with conditions.

(G) MDC Homes, Inc., ZA# 3096, A1/R2R to RES-2 with Conservation – District #5. – Approved with conditions.

(H) Moxie Construction, LLC, ZA# 3105, R1/CBD to CBD – District #1. – Postponed to 10/20/05.

(I) Steve Reynolds Development, LLC, ZA# 3107, A1 to RES-3 with a variance to density requirements – District #4. – Approved with conditions.

(J) Tuggle Residential Properties, ZA# 3109, A1 to RES-3 – District #4. – Postponed to 10/20/05.

(K) Ibrahim Ehican and Aydin Ehican, ZA# 3116, R1 to CBD with variances to the side and rear buffer requirements – District #5. – Approved with conditions.

(L) Michael and Northild White, ZA# 3117, R2R to A1 – District #1. – Approved with conditions.

(M) Highwoods Realty, L.P., ZA# 3121, M1 to CBD – District #3. – Approved with conditions.

(N) OM & HE Cho LLLP, ZA# 3122, A1 to CBD – District #3. – Withdrawn by applicant.

(O) KMC 3, Inc., ZA# 3123, A1 to CBD – District #3. – Approved A1 to NS with conditions.

(P) Phil A. Smith Development Co., Inc., ZA# 3125, A2 to RES-3 – District #4. – Approved with conditions.

(Q) OS & G Enterprises, Inc., ZA# 3126, A1 to RES-3 – District #3. – Postponed to 10/06/05.

(R) Riverbrooke Capital Partners, ZA# 3127, A1 to RES-6 – District 2. – Approved with conditions.

(S) ABG Development, LLC, ZA# 3128, A1 to RES-3 with a variance to density requirements – District #5. – Postponed to 10/06/05.

(T) Warsaw Capital Investors, LLC, ZA# 3129, A1 to RES-6 – District #3. – Approved with conditions.

(U) Northbridge Development, LLC, ZA# 3133, A1 to RES-2 with Conservation Overlay – District #4. – Approved with conditions.

(V) Callas Development, Inc., ZA# 3134, A1 to RES-3 with a variance to density requirements – District #4. – Approved with conditions.

(W) Gary Orris, ZA# 3135, LR to A1 – District #5. – Approved with conditions.

(X) Don Shuman, ZA# 3136, R1 to CBD – District #5. – Approved with conditions.

(Y) Richard Marucci, ZA# 3138, A1 to O&I - District #3. – Approved with conditions.

Public Comments – None.

Recess Regular Meeting

Executive Session if Needed

Adjournment








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