Commission Meeting Minutes

Regalar Meeting Minutes- June 17, 2010

DAWSON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
REGULAR MEETING MINUTES – JUNE 17, 2010
G.L. PETE GILLELAND CHAMBERS AT CITY HALL
415 HIGHWAY 53 EAST, DAWSONVILLE
6:00PM

ROLL CALL: Those present were Chairman Berg; Commissioner Pichon, District 1; Commissioner Swafford, District 2; Commissioner Connor, District 3; Commissioner Nix, District 4; County Attorney Homans; County Manager Tanner; County Clerk Simpson and interested citizens of Dawson County.

OPENING PRESENATION: Work Ready Program Update – Linda Williams, President of Dawson County Chamber of Commerce

INVOCATION: Chairman Berg

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: Chairman Berg

ANNOUNCEMENTS:
Chairman Berg reported the Dawson County Family Connection will hold its annual Celebrity Waiter Breakfast at Longhorns on Friday, June 18, 2010 from 7:30am-9:30am. Tickets are on sale at the door.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:
Motion passed unanimously to approve the minutes of Regular Commission Meeting held on June 3, 2010. Nix/Pichon

APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA:
Motion passed unanimously to approve the agenda as proffered. Swafford/Pichon

PUBLIC COMMENT:
None

ALCOHOL LICENSE HEARINGS:
Retail Package Beer & Wine License – Revco Discount Drug Centers, Inc. d/b/a CVS/Pharmacy #5640
County Attorney Homans reported the applicant meets all requirements of the ordinance.

Motion passed unanimously to approve the Retail Package Beer & Wine License for Revco Discount Drug Centers, Inc. d/b/a CVS/Pharmacy #5640. Pichon/Nix

ZONINGS:
None

PUBLIC HEARINGS:
None
OLD BUSINESS:
None

NEW BUSINESS:
Approval of TEFRA Resolution on Recovery Zone Bonds
Motion passed by majority to approve the TEFRA Resolution on Recovery Zone Bonds. Nix/Pichon Commissioner Connor abstained

Approval of to hold public hearings regarding the changes to the Subdivision Regulations
Motion passed unanimously to hold public hearings on the Subdivision Regulations with the following changes to the document identified as Dawson County Subdivision Regulations dated June 17, 2010:

Page 7, Section 104.1 Applicability of Regulations. Strike “not” in Article 1, paragraph 3;

Page 10, Add Concept Plan to the list definitions;

Page 51, Prior to Variances, add Article XI;

Page 7, In Section 106.2 Authority, the last reference of Article X should read Article XI;

Page 19, Section 300 Plating Authority should read the following:

From and after the adoption and enactment of the Subdivision Regulations, The Board of Commissioners shall be the official platting authority, and no plat of a subdivision within the unincorporated portion of Dawson County shall be filed or recorded in the office of the Clerk of the Superior Court of Dawson County until it shall have been submitted and approved by the Director of Planning and Development and such approval entered in writing on the plat by the Chairman Board of Commissioners. The Clerk of the Superior Court shall not file or record a plat of a subdivision which does not have the approval of the Chairman of Board of Commissioners as required by the Enabling Legislation of the County and by these Regulations. The filing or recording of a plat of a subdivision without the approval of the Chair of the Board of Commissioners as required by these Regulations is hereby declared a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, is punishable as provided by law.

Pichon/Swafford

Motion passed unanimously to change the wording to Section 303 Public Access to read:

Access to every private road within a major subdivision shall be provided over and through a public street or a public access street or a public easement in existence on the effective date of this resolution. Access to a private road shall not be provided by way of private easements or private right-of-way. Private roads within a major subdivision shall abut a public street or a public access street (a street with right-of-way dedicated to a property owner‘s association of the subdivision involved or reserved in the name of the developer). Lots within a minor subdivision may be accessed by means of private common driveway.

Connor/Swafford

Approval of Cooperative Agreement between GA Forestry and Dawson County
Motion passed unanimously to approve the Cooperative Agreement between GA Forestry and Dawson County. Pichon/Nix

Approval of Part Time Community Service Supervisor
Motion passed unanimously to approve the part time Community Service Supervisor. Swafford/Pichon

Approval of CHIP Grant Application
Motion passed unanimously to approve the Community Home Investment Program (CHIP) Grant Application as submitted. Swafford/Nix

Board Appointment: DFCS Board
Motion passed unanimously to reappoint Ms. Mary Hulsey to the DFCS Board. Pichon/Nix

Board Appointment: Tree Preservation Committee
Motion passed unanimously to appoint Mr. George Lyons to the Tree Preservation Committee. Pichon/Swafford

RESOLUTION: Retirement of Dawson County Sheriff’s Department K-9 Yoki
Motion passed unanimously to approve the resolution as submitted to retire Toki, the K9 dog. Connor/Swafford

IGA with BOE and Lanier Tech for Lanier Tech Right of Way (tabled from 05/06/10 and 05/20/10)
Motion passed unanimously to approve the Intergovernmental Agreement with the Board of Education and Lanier Tech for Lanier Tech Right of Way as submitted. Pichon/Nix

Approval of GEBCorp Defined Benefit Plan Contract
Motion passed unanimously to approve the GEBCorp Defined Benefit Plan contract. Swafford/Pichon

EXECUTIVE SESSION
Motion passed unanimously to enter into Executive Session to discuss one item of personnel. Nix/Swafford/Pichon/Connor

Motion passed unanimously to come out of Executive Session. Pichon/Connor/Swafford/Nix

ADJOURNMENT

Motion passed unanimously to adjourn.

PUBLIC COMMENT:
None


APPROVE: Mike Berg, Chairman
ATTEST: Davida Simpson, County Clerk