(Tentative) Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting Agenda Tuesday, August 15, 2023 05:00 PM Effingham County Administrative Complex Meeting Chambers

The Georgia Conflict of Interest in Zoning Action Statue (O.C.G.A. §§ 36-67A-1 et seq.) requires disclosure of certain campaign contributions made by applicants for rezoning actions and by opponents of rezoning application. A rezoning applicant or opponent of a rezoning application must disclose contributions or gifts which in aggregate total $250.00 or more if made within the last two years to a current member of Effingham County Planning Board, Board of Commissioners, or other Effingham County official who will consider the application. The campaign contribution disclosure requirement applies to an opponent of a rezoning application who publishes his or her opposition by appearance before the Planning Board or Board of Commissioners or by any other oral or written communication to a member or members of the Planning Board or Board of Commissioners. Disclosure must be reported to the Board of Commissioners by applicants within ten (10) days after the rezoning application is filed and by opponents at least five (5) days prior to the first hearing by the Planning Board. Any person knowing failing to comply with these requirements shall be guilty of a misdemeanor.
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I.Call to Order

II.Roll Call

III.Invocation

IV.Pledge to the American Flag

V.Agenda Approval - Consideration of a resolution to approve the agenda.

VI.Minutes - Consideration to approve the August 1, 2023 regular commission meeting minutes

VII.Public Comments - Comments shall pertain to the agenda items only.  Should you wish to make remarks, clearly state your full name into the microphone before commencing to speak.

VIII.Correspondence - Documents from this meeting are located in the Clerk's Office and on the Board of Commissioner's website.

IX.Consent Agenda - This section shall include all routine items for which there will be no discussion.  Should a need arise for a debate, the item can be moved to the appropriate area of the agenda.

  1. 1.[2023-437 Agreement]

    Consideration to approve to renew an Agreement with Gas South for natural gas services for multiple County buildings

  2. 2.[2023-438 Agreement]

    Consideration to renew a Lease Agreement with Crown Castle for the Cell Tower located at 247 Church Road

  3. 3.[2023-439 Agreement]

    Consideration to approve the Georgia Indigent Defense Services Agreement for FY24

  4. 4.[2023-440 Agreement]

    Consideration to approve an Agreement from EagleView for Pictometry Flights

  5. 5.[2023-441 Payment]

    Consideration to approve to accept the 2nd payment from the Local Assistance and Tribal Consistency Fund (LATCF) 

  6. 6.[2023-442 Grant]

    Consideration to approve a Grant Agreement from the DOT SS4A

  7. 7.[2023-443 Agreement]

    Consideration to approve an Easement Agreement with Georgia Power related to a county property located at 321 Hwy 119 South (Public Works Maintenance Building)

X.Unfinished Business - Contains items held from a previous agenda.

  1. 1.[2023-388 Public Hearing] Katie Dunnigan

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by T&T Exley Properties to rezone 274 of 1,047 acres located off of Highway 21 from PD-MU to PD-MU, to allow for the amendment of a Planned Development Map# 466D Parcels# 1,6,9,11 in the Second District (postponed from 7/18/2023)

  2. 2.[2023-389 Second Reading]

    Consideration to approve a Second Reading of an application T&T Exley Properties to rezone 274 of 1,047 acres located off of Highway 21 from PD-MU to PD-MU, to allow for the amendment of a Planned Development Map# 466D Parcels# 1,6,9,11 in the Second District (postponed from 7/18/2023)

  3. 3.[2023-435 Public Hearing] Katie Dunnigan

    The Planning Board recommends approval of an application by Warren M. Kennedy to  rezone 1.13 acres located at 195 Elm Street from R-2 to B-3, to allow for a storage  facility Map# 302 Parcel# 167 in the First District (postponed from 8/1/2023)

  4. 4.[2023-436 Second Reading] 

    Consideration to approve the Second Reading of an application by Warren M. Kennedy to rezone 1.13 acres located at 195 Elm Street from R-2 to B-3, to allow for a storage facility Map# 302 Parcel# 167 in the First District (postponed from 8/1/2023)

  5. 5.[2023-416 Ordinance]

    Consideration to approve the Second Reading of an amendment to the Code of Ordinances Part II – Official Code: Chapter 14 – Building and Building Regulations – Articles II – Construction Codes, Division 2 – Administration and Enforcement, Section 14-56, to clarify site plan requirements for issuance of permits (1st reading approved 08/01/2023)

XI.New Business

  1. 1.[2023-444 Plan] Tim Callanan

    Consideration to approve the Countywide Water and Wastewater Master Plan as submitted by Alliance Consulting Engineers

  2. 2.[2023-445 Contract] Alison Bruton

    Consideration to approve Contract 23-ITB-030 with Platinum Paving and Concrete, LLC for the 2023/2024 LMIG Project

  3. 3.[2023-446 Purchase] Alison Bruton

    Consideration to authorize the purchase of Self Contained Breathing Apparatus Units

  4. 4.[2023-447 Agreement] Alison Bruton

    Consideration to approve an Agreement with Summit Food Service, LLC for the Effingham County Jail, Prison, and Senior Center Meals

  5. 5.[2023-448 Deed] Chelsie Fernald

    Consideration to approve a Warranty Deed for Blandford Crossing Phase 1 located off of Blue Jay Road Map # 414 Parcel # 13 (Second District) 

  6. 6.[2023-449 Resolution] Mark Barnes

    Consideration to approve Resolution# 023-019 to amend the 2023-2024 Fiscal Year Budget

  7. 7.[2023-450 Contract] Mark Barnes

    Consideration to approve to renew the five-year Contract with Bingham Arbitrage Services, Inc to perform the arbitrage rebate calculations for the $ 28,845,000 Revenue Bond Series 2017

  8. 8.[2023-451 Contract] Mark Barnes

    Consideration to approve the Coastal Regional Commission (CRC) Area Agency on Aging (AAA) Contract# 2024-08 for FY 2024

  9. 9.[2023-452 Purchase Order] Alison Bruton

    Consideration to approve PO 23-REQ-035 for the purchase of a Mid-Size Loader

  10. 10.[2023-453 Plan] Alison Bruton

    Consideration to approve Preliminary Statement of Work and Project Plan for the migration to Microsoft Office 365

  11. 11.[2023-454 Quote] Alison Bruton

    Consideration to approve Quote #006399V1 for Virtual Chief Information Officer (vCIO) services from InterDev

  12. 12.[2023-455 Agreement] Tim Callanan

    Consideration to approve a revised Intergovernmental Agreement and Sewer Service Agreement between Effingham County and Bryan County related to water and sewer services

  13. 13.[2023-456 Agreement] Tim Callanan

    Consideration to approve a Water and Sewer Agreement between Effingham County and Bryan County related to the Hyundai Plant

  14. 14.[2023-457 Agreement] Tim Callanan

    Consideration to approve an Easement Agreement between Effingham County and Bryan County for permanent and temporary construction easement rights to various parcels located within Effingham County

  15. 15.[2023-458 Agreement] Tim Callanan

    Consideration to approve an Intergovernmental Agreement between the Cities of Guyton, Rincon and Springfield related to the  2023 Transportation Special Local Option Sales Tax (TSPLOST) referendum

  16. 16.[2023-459 Annexation] Stephanie Johnson

    Consideration to acknowledge a Petition for Annexation of a property located at 1678 Fort Howard Road as submitted by the City of Rincon(Map# 463, Parcel# 29)

XII.Reports from Commissioners & Administrative Staff

XIII.Executive Session - Discussion of Personnel, Property and Pending Litigation

XIV.Executive Session Minutes - Consideration to approve the August 1, 2023 executive session minutes 

XV.Adjournment