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Forsyth Board of Commissioners Meets Tonight for Regular Business, Public Hearings

The board meets at the Forsyth County Administration Building, 110 E. Main St., Suite 220, in Cumming.

The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners meets tonight at 5 for a business session and public hearings at the Forsyth County Administration Building, 110 E. Main St., Suite 220, in Cumming.

Here's the agenda:

I. Call Meeting to Order

II. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

III. Adoption of Agenda

IV. Announcements and Reports

V. Public Comments

VI. Adoption of Minutes:

(1) Regular Meeting/Public Hearing and Executive Session of October 17, 2013

(2) Work Session and Executive Session of October 22, 2013

VII. Consent Agenda:

(1) Adoption of Resolutions authorizing Affidavits concerning Executive Sessions of October 17, 2013 and October 22, 2013. 

(2) Ratification of Contract with American Coach Lines of Atlanta, Inc. – Procurement Director.
(Previously approved at the 10/08/13 Work Session for jury shuttle service).

(3) Ratification of previously approved AT&T Master Agreement and Managed Internet Service Pricing Schedule – County Attorney.
(Previously approved at the 10/08/13 Work Session).

(4) Acceptance of right of way as county maintained with a speed limit of 25 MPH for Somersby Circle and Stansbury Summit in The Summit at Shiloh – District #2 – Director of Engineering.

(5) Adoption of Resolution for condemnation of property now vested in Sue Atkinson, Quicken Loans, and Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., their successors or assigns for the Bethelview Road Improvement Project; PE07W, Phase II; CSSTP-0009-00(316) – County Attorney. 

(6) Board approval of terminating further action regarding acquisition of Cauley Creek sewer plant with direction to the County Attorney to deliver a letter to Cauley Creek so advising – Board of Commissioners.

(7) Board approval to award RFP C13-43-3340 to PC Construction Company in the amount of $28,887,853.30 for the construction of the Shakerag Water Reclamation Facility – Procurement Director
(Postponed from 10/17/13 Agenda).

(8) Board approval to issue a Task Order to CH2M Hill in an amount not to exceed $2,020,028.00 for plant design modifications and construction oversight of the Shakerag Water Reclamation Facility – Procurement Director.
(Postponed from 10/17/13 Agenda).

(9) Board ratification of the following items that were discussed and unanimously approved at a Work Session held on October 22, 2013:

(A) Board approval to declare a list (as presented) of retired electronics office equipment as surplus with proper disposal to be handled by Atlanta Recycling Solutions – Director of Fleet Maintenance.

(B) Board adoption of a budget resolution to amend the 2013 budget for relocation of the Coroner’s Office and record retention storage for the Coroner’s Office to the decommissioned Fire Station No.13 – Finance Director/CFO.

(C) Board approval of Agreement between Forsyth County and EAP Consultants, LLC to provide employee assistance program services to employees and their dependent family members commencing January 1, 2014 – Director of Personnel Services.

(D) Board approval to accept the U.S. Department of Justice FY2013 State Criminal Alien Assistance Program Grant Award in the amount of $17,417 with no match required – Grants Manager.

(E) Board approval to award Bid C13-51-3340 to Griffin Brothers, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $451,726.92 for the construction of the Old Federal Road water main – Procurement Director.

(F) Board approval to install four (4) wooden Peace Poles on the Big Creek Greenway existing trailheads with maintenance of the poles to be provided by the South Forsyth Rotary Club – Director of Parks & Recreation.

(G) Board adoption of a Resolution establishing a Parks & Recreation Youth Sports Concussion Policy – Director of Parks & Recreation.

(H) Board authorization to proceed with legal advertisements for the proposed right of way abandonment of a portion of Mathis Airport Drive located in Land Lot 1021 of the 2nd District, 1st Section of Forsyth County – District #2 – Director of Engineering.

(I) Board approval of Governmental Entity Inmate Work Detail Contract between Georgia Department of Corrections and Forsyth County for the period January 1, 2014 – June 30, 2014 – Director of Engineering.

(J) Board approval of Agreement for the Community Development Block Grant-Employment Incentive Grant (CDBG-EIP) for the expansion of IUS Technologies – County Attorney.

(K) Board directive to the County Attorney to prepare a Resolution regarding amending the local legislation establishing the Public Facilities Authority – County Attorney.

(L) Board directive to the County Attorney to draft a letter for the Chairman to sign and deliver to the Planning Commission Chairman regarding procedures to be used prior to directing staff or the County Attorney to prepare ordinance revisions or other deliverables – Commissioner Mills.

VIII. Public Hearings:

(1) Request approval of Alcohol Licenses as follows: (Director of Planning & Community Development)

(A) Corners, LLC d/b/a Chevron Food Mart, Named Licensee is Navroz Somani, application to sell Malt Beverages (Beer) and Wine by the Package – AL130616 - District #3.

(B) Narghis Sathani, LLC, Named Licensee is Narghis Sathani, application to sell Malt Beverages (Beer) and Wine by the Package – AL130617 – District #5.

(C) Remonica, Inc. d/b/a Babas Gyro & Kabob, Named Licensee is Fraidoon Izadi, application to sell Distilled Spirits, Malt Beverages (Beer) and Wine for Consumption on the Premises – AL140618 - District #3.

(2) Request approval of a Wholesale Distributer License for AD & R, LLC to sell wine wholesale, Named Licensee is Danes A. Cates – AL130615 – District #3 – Director of Planning & Community Development. 

(3) First Public Hearing concerning a Resolution and Ordinance establishing regulations regarding dealers in precious metals and gems – County Attorney.
(This item was removed from the Table 09/19/13).

(4) Second Public Hearing to consider an amendment to the Forsyth County Alcohol Ordinance (Ordinance No.68) to implement licensing regulations and procedures regarding distilleries – County Attorney.

(5) Second Public Hearing to consider an amendment to the Forsyth County Animal Control Ordinance (Ordinance No.11) to modify the composition and method of selection of the Animal Control Board – County Attorney.

(6) Third Public Hearing to consider proposed amendments to the Forsyth County Fire Safety and Prevention Ordinance (Ordinance No.79) – County Attorney/Fire Chief.

(7) Request by The Ryland Group, Inc. to amend zoning conditions placed on ZA3211 (A&K Dev., LLC) – AZ130023 – District #1 – Director of Planning & Community Development.
(Postponed from 09/05/13 and 10/03/13 Agendas. Note: The Applicant has changed from EAH Investments, LLC to The Ryland Group, Inc.)

(8) Board consideration of a County-initiated zoning condition amendment, AZ130026 (The Ryland Group, Inc.), related to conditions placed on ZA3592 (The Ryland Group, Inc.) – District #2 – Director of Planning & Community Development. 

(9) Board consideration of County-initiated zoning condition amendment, AZ130027, related to Phase III of Champions Run subdivision. Board will be considering a variance to front yard setbacks in Phase III and a zoning condition amendment (ZA2936) related to temporary access from Settles Road – District #5 – County Attorney.

(10) Request by Roberts Properties Residential, LP for approval of a Sketch Plat application for 152 apartment units on property currently zoned R3 – SP130003 – District #1 – Director of Planning & Community Development.

(11) Request by Pulte Group, Inc. for a variance to the Unified Development Code (UDC), Table 11.2(b) to allow the distance between structures on all lots in a subdivision on Nichols Road (ZA3094 and ZA3639) to be 15 feet instead of the required 20 feet – VA130057 – District #5 – Director of Planning & Community Development. 

IX. Old Business:

(1) Removal of Concussion Policy from the Table – Board of Commissioners.
(Previously Tabled 06/07/11).

(2) Request by The Ryland Group, Inc. for approval of a Sketch Plat application and a variance to the Unified Development Code (UDC), Table 11.2(b) to reduce the required distance between structures – SP130002 – District #3 – Director of Planning & Community Development.
(Public Hearing was held 10/03/13. Postponed decision to 11/07/13).

X. New Business:

(1) Board consideration of authorizing Rocklyn Homes to pay for sewer in Phase III of Champions Run at time of submitting final plat – County Attorney.

(2) Request approval of accessory use for Johns Creek Korean Church – District #2 – Director of Planning & Community Development.

(3) Request by Ethan Underwood, on behalf of Robert E. Windsor, for a Public Hearing to appeal the denial of an administrative decision on AP130002 by the Zoning Board of Appeals on October 1, 2013 – District #5 – Director of Planning & Community Development.

(4) Board consideration of Property acquisitions contract for a 2.24 acre parcel, tax parcel 149-005, owned by the Heard Family Partnership, for a total acquisition price not to exceed $100,000 – County Attorney.

XI. Administrative Hearings:

(1) Administrative Hearing regarding the appeal of the suspension of an alcohol server permit for Paul Cunningham from a citation for underage sales at Lake Pointe Package located @ 5285 Lake Pointe Center Drive, Suite G & H. – District #5 – Director of Planning & Community Development.

(2) Administrative Hearing regarding the appeal of the suspension of an alcohol server permit for Kyu Dae Lee from a citation for underage sales at Lakeside Stop N Shop located @ 2380 Pilgrim Mill Road – District #5 – Director of Planning & Community Development.

(3) Administrative Hearings in reference to violations of the Forsyth County Alcohol Ordinance (Ordinance No.68) as follows: (Director of Planning & Community Development)

(A) MRM Energy, Inc. d/b/a AM/PM Fuels #6 located @ 901 Buford Highway – Named Licensee is Ali Mourad – District #5.
(Postponed from 10/03/13 Agenda).

(B) Castleberry Ale House, LLC d/b/a Castleberry Ale House located @ 5446 Bethelview Road, Suite 102 – Named Licensee is Christine Martines – District #3.
(Postponed from 10/03/13 Agenda).

(C) The Royal Bamboo Group, Inc. d/b/a Pacific Spice Restaurant located @ 5485 Bethelview Road, Suite 410 – Named Licensee is Dewi Matthews – District #3.

(D) Yang Mei Enterprises, Inc. d/b/a Dragon Gate located @ 3280 Keith Bridge Road, Suite 1D – Named Licensee is Hua Hang Lin – District #5.
(E) Kairos International, Inc. d/b/a Lakeside Stop N Shop located @ 2380 Pilgrim Mill Road – Named Licensee is Jane Jee-Eun Kim – District #5.

(F) Florence Daniel d/b/a Daniel’s Grocery located @ 2355 Pilgrim Mill Road – Named Licensee is Florence Daniel – District #5.

(G) Cagamar Management, Inc. d/b/a Austin’s Steak and Seafood located @ 506 Lakeland Plaza – Named Licensee is Carol Murphy – District #1.

(H) Midelvia Macias d/b/a Fajita’s Grill #3 located @ 3952 Canton Highway – District #1:

(i) Gustavo Rodriguez – Named Employee

(ii) Midelvia Macias – Named Licensee

XII. Recess Regular Meeting

XIII. Executive Session if Needed

XIV. Adjournment


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