5/17/2016 BOC Regular Session Minutes

GORDON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
MAY 17, 2016


The Gordon County Board of Commissioners held their Regular Meeting on Tuesday, May 17, 2016, at 6:00 p.m. in the conference room of the Administration Building.

Chairman Hood called the meeting to order.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Chairman Hood asked if there are any additions, omissions, or deletions to the Minutes for the Work Session May 3, 2016, and the Regular Meeting May 3, 2016. Commissioner Cunningham made a motion to approve the minutes. Commissioner Gazaway seconded the motion and Commissioners Cunningham, Sexton, Gazaway, and Steward voted aye. Motion approved.

ADMINISTRATOR’S REPORT

County Administrator King read the report into the record (copy attached).

COMMISSIONERS’ REPORT

Commissioner Gazaway commented that he attended the Resaca Battlefield ceremony. Commissioner Sexton reported that he had recently toured the County’s fire stations and met some of the firefighters, he attended the Public Works committee, and the ribbon cutting for Flipper Pool & Patio. Commissioner Steward attended the Flipper Pool & Patio ribbon cutting, the Resaca Battlefield ceremony, and the Finance Committee meeting. Commissioner Cunningham attended the Candidate Forum, the Public Safety Committee meeting, the Historical Society meeting, the Resaca Battlefield ceremony, the Sonoraville FFA meeting, and the Flipper Pool & Patio ribbon cutting ceremony. Chairman Hood met with Senator Charlie Bethel at his reception, attended the DEFAC ceremony for May as Foster Children month, attended an economic meeting with Tom Graves, and spoke to a meeting of the Sonoraville Masonic Lodge.

PUBLIC HEARING FOR ZONING

Commissioner Sexton made a motion to open the public hearing for zoning. Commissioner Cunningham seconded the motion and Commissioners Cunningham, Gazaway, Steward, and Sexton voted aye.

APPLICATION #Z16-08 Larry Miles’ Request to Rezone from A-1 to C-H

County Attorney Ledbetter read application Z16-08 Larry Miles’ request to rezone from A-1 to C-H. This comes to the Board of Commissioners from the Planning Commission with their recommendations for approval. No one signed up to speak concerning this rezoning application.

Commissioner Sexton made a motion to approve the rezoning. Commissioner Cunningham seconded the motion and Commissioners Sexton, Cunningham, Steward, and Gazaway voted aye. Motion passed.

APPLICATION #Z16-09 William & Rhiannon Holt’s Request to Rezone from A-1 to R-1

County Attorney Ledbetter read application Z16-09 William and Rhiannon Holt’s request to rezone from A-1 to R-1. This comes to the Board of Commissioners from the Planning Commission with their recommendations for approval and with the stipulation that the septic system be installed and maintained on this separate tract. No one signed up to speak concerning this rezoning application.

Commissioner Cunningham made a motion to approve the rezoning and the stipulation. Commissioner Sexton seconded the motion and Commissioners Cunningham, Sexton, Steward, and Gazaway voted aye. Motion passed.

APPLICATION #Z16-10 Jesse Lee Hall’s Request to Rezone from A-1 to C-G

County Attorney Ledbetter read application Z16-10 Jesse Lee Hall’s request to rezone from A-1 to C-G. This comes to the Board of Commissioners from the Planning Commission with their recommendations for approval and with the stipulation that if this business ceases operation, the zoning would revert back to A-1 zoning. No one signed up to speak concerning this rezoning application.

Commissioner Gazaway made a motion approve the rezoning and the stipulation. Commissioner Steward seconded the motion and Commissioners Gazaway, Steward, Cunningham, and Sexton voted aye. Motion passed.

Commissioner Cunningham made a motion to close the public hearing for zoning. Commissioner Gazaway seconded the motion and Commissioners Cunningham, Gazaway, Sexton, and Steward voted aye. Motion passed, public hearing closed.

CONSIDERATION OF UNFINISHED BUSINESS

None

CONSIDERATION OF NEW BUSINESS

APPOINTMENT OF JIM MATHEWS TO THE GORDON COUNTY/FLOYD COUNTY JOINT DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY TO FILL AN UNEXPIRED TERM ENDING 12/31/17

Chairman Hood advised that this is for Board approval to appoint Mr. Jim Mathews to the Gordon County/Floyd County Joint Development Authority to fill an unexpired term ending 12/31/17.

Commissioner Steward made a motion to approve the appointment of Mr. Jim Mathews to the Gordon/Floyd Joint Development Authority for a term ending 12/31/17. Commissioner Gazaway seconded the motion and Commissioners Steward, Gazaway, Sexton, and Cunningham voted aye. Motion passed.

ADJOURNMENT

Commissioner Sexton made a motion to adjourn the meeting. Commissioner Steward seconded the motion and all voted aye. There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 6:17 p.m.

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