1/18/2007 - Board of Commissioners Summary

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AGENDA
FORSYTH COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
THURSDAY, JANUARY 18, 2007 @ 5:00 P.M.
FORSYTH COUNTY ADMINISTRATION BUILDING
110 EAST MAIN STREET - SUITE 220
CUMMING, GEORGIA 30040


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

Call Meeting to Order

Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

Adoption of Agenda – Adopted with changes.

Announcements and Reports

(1) There will be a meeting in the Commissioners Meeting Room on January 30th at 7:00 p.m. with the Parks & Recreation Department to go over with the citizens what they would like to see at Bethel Park – Commissioner Richard.

Public Comments – 1 spoke.

Adoption of Minutes:

(1) Called Meeting/Work Session and Executive Session of December 29, 2006. – Adopted.

(2) Regular Meeting/Public Hearings and Executive Session of January 4, 2007. – Adopted.

Consent Agenda:

(1) Adoption of Resolutions authorizing Affidavits concerning Executive Sessions of December 29, 2006 and January 4, 2007. – Adopted.

(2) Ratification of Purchase Order S007241 for 25 Dodge Chargers for the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office for a total cost of $517,700 – Interim Procurement Director. – Approved.



(3) Authorization to advertise for the proposed abandonment of a portion of Dodd Drive in Land Lot 1033 of the Second District, First Section of Forsyth County – District #2 – Director of Engineering. – Approved.

(4) Approval of Landscape and Maintenance Agreement between Forsyth County and the Laurel Springs Homeowners’ Association – Director of Engineering. – Approved.

(5) Renewal of Memorandum of Understanding Concerning the Provision of Indigent Defense in the Bell-Forsyth Judicial Circuit – County Attorney. – Approved.

(6) Approval to apply for the Georgia Water Wise Council Water Conservation Grant in the amount of $2,000 in order to hold a County water festival hosted by Keep Forsyth County Beautiful and the Parks & Recreation Department in Fall 2007 – Grants Administrator. – Approved.

(7) Approval of the following Sewer Reservation Agreements: (Director of Water & Sewer) – Approved.

(A) Sewer Reservation Agreement with Bethany Land Company, LLC
(B) Sewer Reservation Agreement with Citizens Bank
(C) Sewer Reservation Agreement with JLV Brookwood, LLC
(D) Sewer Reservation Agreement with Precision Design & Development Company, Inc.
(E) Sewer Reservation Agreement with Campground Developers, LLC
(F) Sewer Reservation Agreement with Hurt Crossing. LLC
(G) Sewer Reservation Agreement with Jolly Properties, LLC
(H) Sewer Reservation Agreement with McCar Homes, Inc.
(I) Sewer Reservation Agreement with Commercial Contractors Ent., Inc.
(J) Sewer Reservation Agreement with Bagley Investments, Inc.
(K) Sewer Reservation Agreement with Virani Investments, LLC
(L) Sewer Reservation Agreement with Fox Creek Properties, Inc.
(M) Sewer Reservation Agreement with HCC Investments, LLC
(N) Sewer Reservation Agreement with Mann IPU Georgia, LLC
(O) Sewer Reservation Agreement with W&M Development, LLC

(8) MOVED FROM NEW BUSINESS #2:
Acceptance/rejection of Bid #06-97-2210, Blanket Pricing Agreement, for Delta Series Light Bars for the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office – Interim Procurement Director. – Approved.

VIII. Public Hearings:

(1) Presentation of revised Short-Term Work Program and adoption of Resolution providing authorization to transmit to the Georgia Mountains Regional Development Center – Assistant Director of Planning & Development. – Approved.

(2) Request by Luz Cafferatta to amend zoning conditions placed on ZA# 2857 – District #2 – Director of Planning & Development.
(Postponed from 11/02/06; 11/16/06; 12/07/06 and 12/21/06 Agendas).
Postponed to 02/01/07.

(3) Request by McGinnis Ferry, LLC to amend zoning conditions placed on ZA# 1772 (Derek O. Robinson & Laura A. Robinson) and a variance to UDC, Table 12.2 – District #2 – Director of Planning & Development.
(Postponed from 12/07/06 and 12/21/06 Agendas).
Withdrawn without prejudice.

(4) Request by Riverbrooke Capital Partners, LLC to amend zoning conditions placed on ZA# 3115 (George F. Chandler, III) – District #2 – Director of Planning & Development.
(Postponed from 11/02/06; 12/07/06; 12/21/06 and 01/04/07 Agendas).
Postponed to 02/01/07.

IX. Old Business:

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

(A) Ruby Forrest, Inc., ZA# 3308, A1 to R1 to MPD with a variance to reduce the required 25% (6.288 acres) commercial component percentage to 16.6% (4.18 acres) – District #3.
(Postponed from 12/21/06 Agenda).
Postponed to 02/15/07.

(B) North Georgia Land Group, Inc., ZA# 3253, A1 to RES-3 – District #4 – Director of Planning & Development.
(Public Hearing held 01/04/07 – Decision postponed).
Approved with conditions.

(C) Dewey C. White, ZA# 3288, A1/R3 to CBD with a variance to the stream buffer requirements – District #2.
(Postponed from 10/19/06; 11/16/06; 12/07/06; 12/21/06 and 01/04/07 Agendas).
Postponed to 02/01/07.
(D) First Standard Constructions, Inc., ZA# 3310, A1 to RES-3 – District #3.
(Postponed from 11/16/06; 12/07/06; 12/21/06 and 01/04/07 Agendas).
Withdrawn without prejudice.

(2) Request by Crossroads at 400, LLC to amend zoning conditions placed on ZA# 2660 (Ann Sefzik & Nadine Gravitt) – District #1 – Director of Planning & Development.
(Public Hearing held 01/04/07 – Decision postponed).
Approved with conditions.

(3) Approval of an addendum to a Cost Share Agreement with the Flagship Group, Inc. dated June 15, 2006 – Director of Water & Sewer Department. - Approved.

New Business:

(1) Acceptance/rejection of RFP #06-79-3340 for a Membrane Filtration System – Interim Procurement Director. – Approved.

(2) Acceptance/rejection of Bid #06-97-2210, Blanket Pricing Agreement, for Delta Series Light Bars for the Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office – Interim Procurement Director.
MOVED TO CONSENT AGENDA #8 – Approved.

(3) Acceptance/rejection of Bid #06-87-3120 for the construction of a concrete slope on McFarland Road – Interim Procurement Director. – Approved.

(4) Appointment/reappointment of member to the Parks & Recreation Board for District #1 (the term of Greg Allen has expired) – Interim County Manager. – Reappointed Greg Allen.

(5) Appointment/reappointment of member to the Parks & Recreation Board for District #2 (the term of Wade Wilcox has expired) – Interim County Manager. – Reappointed Wade Wilcox.

(6) Request for a Public Hearing by Chris Kyle regarding the denial of an impervious surface setback variance by the Appeals Board on January 2. 2007 – AB# VA060131 – District #4 – Director of Planning & Development. – Approved for a Public Hearing.



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

(A) Ronald Bruce Watson, H#06-0004, issuance of a Home Occupation Permit for the purpose of the operation of a home based business for a wood working shop on property currently zoned R2R – District #3. – Approved with conditions.

(B) Smith-Burdette Enterprises, LLC C#06-0008, issuance of a Conditional Use Permit for the purpose of a custom mill work business on property currently zoned CBD – District #3. – Approved with conditions.

(C) High Pointe Capital, LLC, ZA# 3273, A1/CBD to MPD – District #5. – Withdrawn without prejudice.

(D) ISI Commercial, LLC, ZA# 3287, A1 to CBD – District #1. – Postponed to 02/15/07.

(E) United Central Investments, LLC, ZA# 3328, R1 to CBD with a variance to the sewer requirements – District #1. – Postponed to 02/15/07.

(F) Investment Properties, Inc., ZA# 3334, A1 to CBD – District #1. – Approved with conditions.

(G) Kelly Mill, LLC, ZA# 3345, A1 to RES-4 – District #3. – Postponed to 02/15/07.

(H) Southeastern Property Development, Inc., ZA# 3349, A1 to RES-6 – District #3. – Postponed to 02/01/07.

(I) Jot Em Down, LLLP, ZA# 3350, A1/CR1 to RES-4 with a variance to the setback requirements – District #4. – Approved with conditions.

(J) ISI Commercial, LLC, ZA# 3351, A1 to RES-3 with a variance to the setback requirements – District #1. – Postponed to 02/15/07.

(K) Forsyth County Partners, LLC, ZA# 3354, R1 to CBD – District #2. – Approved with conditions.

Recess Regular Meeting

Executive Session if Needed

Adjournment





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