(Tentative) Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting Agenda Tuesday, October 03, 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 September 19, 2023 work session and regular 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.[2023-500 Proposal]

    Consideration to ratify and affirm approval of a Policy for Catastrophic Inmate Medical Insurance for the Effingham County Jail

  2. 2.[2023-501 Purchase]

    Consideration to ratify and affirm an Enterprise vehicle orders for Effingham County Sheriff's Office

  3. 3.[2023-502 Agreement]

    Consideration to approve to renew an Agreement between Effingham County Board of Elections and Sentry Data Management LLC

  4. 4.[2023-503 Agreement]

    Consideration to approve termination of the Probation Services Agreement between Effingham County and City of Springfield

  5. 5.[2023-504 Calendar]

    Consideration to approve the 2024 County Holiday Schedule

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

  1. 1.[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 8/15/2023 & 9/19/2023)

  2. 2.[2023-474 Public Hearing] Katie Dunnigan

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by MRD Partners, LLC / Nolan Andrews as Agent for Ronald V. Roberts & Barry Chenkin to rezone 18.5 acres located at 4828, 4838, & 4884 McCall Road, from R-2 & AR-1 to I-1 to allow for warehouse development  Map# 450D Parcels 4A,4B,5 in the Second District (Postponed from 9/5/2023)

  3. 3.[2023-475 Second Reading]

    Consideration to approve the Second Reading of an application by MRD Partners, LLC / Nolan Andrews as Agent for Ronald V. Roberts & Barry Chenkin requests to rezone 18.5 acres located at 4828, 4838, & 4884 McCall Road from R-2 & AR-1 to I-1 to allow for warehouse development  Map# 450D Parcel# 4A, 4B & 5, in  the Second District (Postponed from 9/5/2023)

XI.New Business

  1. 1.[2023-505 Proclamation] Stephanie Johnson

    Consideration to approve a Proclamation celebrating October 7, 2023 as Effingham Bulldogs Champions Day

  2. 2.[2023-506 Proposal] Alison Bruton

    Consideration to approve a Proposal for A/V upgrades to a courtroom at the Historic Courthouse utilizing ARPA Funds through the Ogeechee Circuit

  3. 3.[2023-507 Quote] Alison Bruton

    Consideration o approve a Quote from Central Industries, Inc. for repairs at the Effingham County Fuel Island

  4. 4.[2023-508 Change Order] Alison Bruton

    Consideration to approve Change Order# 1 for the Administration Building addition/renovation project with Greenline Architecture

  5. 5.[2023-509 Annexation] Stephanie Johnson

    Consideration to approve a Petition for Annexation as submitted by the City of Guyton for a property located on Gracen Road Map# 217 Parcel# 39

  6. 6.[2023-510 Annexation] Stephanie Johnson

    Consideration to approve a Petition for Annexation as submitted by the City of Springfield for a property located at the corners of Hwy 21 and McCall and Courthouse Road Map# 389 Parcel# 7

  7. 7.[2023-511 Letter] Stephanie Johnson

    Consideration to approve to continue the county’s participation with the Middle Coastal Unified Development Authority  

  8. 8.[2023-512 Agreement] Tim Callanan

    Consideration to approve an agreement between Buccaneer Region, Sports Car Club of America, Inc., (Roebling Raceway) and Effingham Emergency Medical Services 

  9. 9.[2023-513 Ordinance] Tim Callanan

    Consideration to approve the First Reading of an Ordinance to reduce the speed limit on a section of Stillwell Road

  10. 10.[2023- 514 Agreement] Tim Callanan

    Consideration to approve Memorandum of Agreement by and between the Georgia Department of Transportation and Effingham County for right of way phase for repair of the bridge on Long Bridge Road over Ebenezer Creek

XII.Reports from Commissioners & Administrative Staff

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

XIV.Planning Board - 6:00 pm

  1. 1.[2023-515 Sketch Plan] Chelsie Fernald

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by Alex Long, for a Sketch  Plan located on Courthouse Road for "Xander Woods" zoned R-1 Map# 348 Parcels# 16, in the First District

  2. 2.[2023-516 Sketch Plan] Chelsie Fernald

    The Planning Board recommends denying an application by Coleman Company, for a Sketch  Plan located on Oetgen Road for "Oetgen Industrial" zoned I-1 Map# 399 Parcels# 3, 3D, 3Q & 3R in the First District

  3. 3.[2023-517 Sketch Plan] Chelsie Fernald

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by MRD Partners, LLC, for a Sketch Plan located on McCall Road for "Horizon Business Center" zoned I-1 Map# 450D Parcels# 4A, 4B & 5 in the Second District

  4. 4.[2023-518 Sketch Plan] Chelsie Fernald

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by Wesley Sherrod, for a Sketch Plan located on Nease Road for "Chris Moon Storage Facility" zoned B-1 Map# 396 Parcels# 19 in the First District

  5. 5.[2023-519 Sketch Plan] Chelsie Fernald

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by Coleman Company, for a Sketch Plan located on Ebenezer Road for "Ramsey Landing Phase 3" zoned R-1 Map# 445 Parcels# 28 in the Fifth District

  6. 6.[2023-520 Sketch Plan] Chelsie Fernald

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by Thomas & Hutton, for a Sketch Plan located on Highway 21 for "Highway 21 Multifamily" zoned B-2 Map# 465 Parcels# 3 in the Fifth District

  7. 7.[2023-521 Sketch Plan] Chelsie Fernald

    The Planning Board recommends conditional approval for an application by Builders FirstSource, for a Sketch Plan located on Commercial Court for "Builders FirstSource Phase 2" zoned I-1 Map# 465D Parcels# 7 in the Fifth District

  8. 8.[2023-522 Public Hearing] Katie Dunnigan

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by MRD Partners, LLC as Agent for Ronald V. Roberts & Barry Chenkin requesting a variance from Section 3.4 to reduce required development buffers from industrial to residential located on McCall Road, proposed zoned I-1. Map# 450D Parcel# 4A, 4B & 5, in the Second District

  9. 9.[2023-523 Second Reading] 

    Consideration to approve the Second Reading of an application by MRD Partners, LLC as Agent for Ronald V. Roberts & Barry Chenkin requesting a variance from Section 3.4 to reduce required development buffers from industrial to residential located on McCall Road, proposed zoned I-1. Map# 450D Parcel# 4A, 4B & 5, in  the Second District

  10. 10.[2023-524 Public Hearing] Katie Dunnigan

    The Planning Board recommends denying an application by KFJT Enterprises, LLC as Agent for Estate of Ernest Oetgen to rezone 170 +/- acres located on Oetgen Road from AR-1 & R-4 to I-1 to allow for business development Map# 399 Parcel# 3, 3D, 3Q, & 3R, in the First District

  11. 11.[2023-525 Second Reading]

    Consideration to approve the Second Reading of an application by KFJT Enterprises, LLC as Agent for Estate of Ernest Oetgen to rezone 170 +/- acres located on Oetgen Road from AR-1 & R-4 to I-1 to allow for business development Map# 399 Parcel# 3, 3D, 3Q, & 3R in the First District

  12. 12.[2023-526 Public Hearing] Katie Dunnigan

    The Planning Board recommends denying an application by Lex Bazemore as Agent for Wanda R. Williams to rezone 17.67 acres from AR-1 to R-4 with the conditional use to allow for an RV park. Located on Race Path Road Map# 412 Parcel# 5A in the Fourth District

  13. 13.[2023-527 Second Reading] 

    Consideration to approve the Second Reading of an application by Lex Bazemore as Agent for Wanda R. Williams requests to rezone 17.67 acres located on Race Path Road from AR-1 to R-4 with the conditional use to allow for an RV park Map# 412 Parcel# 5A in the Fourth District

  14. 14.[2023-528 Public Hearing]  Katie Dunnigan

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by Alex Long as Agent for GSL Cattle Company, LLC requests to rezone 14.635 acres located on Courthouse Road from AR-1 to R-1 to allow for a 5-lot subdivision Map# 348 Parcel# 16 in the First District

  15. 15.[2023-529 Second Reading]

    Consideration to approve the Second Reading of an application by Alex Long as Agent for GSL Cattle Company, LLC to rezone 14.635 acres located on Courthouse Road from AR-1 to R-1 to allow for a 5-lot subdivision Map# 348 Parcel# 16, in the First District

  16. 16.[2023-530 Public Hearing] Katie Dunnigan

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by Karen Brindley to rezone 1.5 +/- acres located on Blue Jay Road from AR-1 to AR-2 to allow for a recombination of adjacent parcels Map# 432 Parcels# 44&45, in the Second District

  17. 17.[2023-531 Second Reading]

    Consideration to approve the Second Reading of an application by Karen Brindley to rezone 1.5 +/- acres located on Blue Jay Road from AR-1 to AR-2 to allow for a recombination of adjacent parcels Map# 432 Parcels# 44&45, in the Second District

  18. 18.[2023-532 Public Hearing] Katie Dunnigan

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by Earl Douberly to rezone14.62 acres located at 215 Pearl Davis Road from AR-1 to AR-2 to allow for creation of a home site Map# 289 Parcel# 7, in the Third District

  19. 19.[2023-533 Second Reading]

    Consideration to approve the Second Reading of an application by Earl Douberly to rezone14.62 acres located at 215 Pearl Davis Road from AR-1 to AR-2 to allow for creation of a home site Map# 289 Parcel# 7, in the Third District

  20. 20.[2023-534 Public Hearing] Katie Dunnigan

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by Eleanor L. Kent to rezone 6.7 acres located at 1091 4th Street Ext from AR-1 to AR-2 to allow for creation of 3 home sites Map# 319 Parcel# 26, in the First District

  21. 21.[2023-535 Second Reading]

    Consideration to approve the Second Reading of an application by Eleanor L. Kent to rezone 6.7 acres located at 1091 4th Street Ext from AR-1 to AR-2 to allow for creation of 3 home sites Map# 319 Parcel# 26, in the First District

  22. 22.[2023-536 Public Hearing] Katie Dunnigan

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by Sean Carter as Agent for Frances Nix Jefferson requests a variance located at 199 5th Street from Article V, Section 5.1 to reduce rear building setbacks, allowing for a home addition, zoned AR-1. Map# 422A Parcel# 85, in the Third District

  23. 23.[2023-537 Second Reading]

    Consideration to approve the Second Reading of an application by Sean Carter as Agent for Frances Nix Jefferson requests a variance located at 199 5th Street from Article V, Section 5.1 to reduce rear building setbacks, allowing for a home addition, zoned AR-1. Map# 422A Parcel# 85, in the Third District

  24. 24.[2023-538 Public Hearing] Katie Dunnigan

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by Kirk Brennaman as Agent for William Silva & Tina Owens to rezone 5.01 acres located at 4001 Blue Jay Road from R-1 to AR-1 to allow for a rural business.  Map# 351B Parcel#3, in the First District

  25. 25.[2023-539 Second Reading]

    Consideration to approve the Second Reading of an application by  Kirk Brennaman as Agent for William Silva & Tina Owens to rezone 5.01 acres located at 4001 Blue Jay Road from R-1 to AR-1 to allow for a rural business.  Map# 351B Parcel#3, in the First District

  26. 26.[2023-540 Public Hearing] Katie Dunnigan

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by Kirk Brennaman as Agent for William Silva & Tina Owens for a conditional use located at 4001 Blue Jay Road for a rural business Map# 351B Parcel#3, in the First District

  27. 27.[2023-541 Second Reading]

    Consideration to approve the Second Reading of an application by Kirk Brennaman as Agent for William Silva & Tina Owens for a conditional use located at 4001 Blue Jay Road for a rural business  Map# 351B Parcel#3 in the First District

  28. 28.[2023-542 Public Hearing] Katie Dunnigan

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by Joao Batista for a conditional use for a rural business located at 174 Noel C. Conaway Road  Map# 352 Parcel #56, in the First District

  29. 29.[2023-543 Second Reading]

    Consideration to approve the Second Reading of an application by Joao Batista requests a conditional use for a rural business located at 174 Noel C. Conaway Road Map# 352 Parcel #56, in  the First District

  30. 30.[2023-544 Public Hearing] Katie Dunnigan

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by Quail Preserve, LLC to rezone 15 acres located on US Highway 80 from AR-1 to B-3 to allow for business development Map# 329 Parcel# 41E01, in the First District

  31. 31.[2023-545 Second Reading]

    Consideration to approve the Second Reading of an application by  Quail Preserve, LLC to rezone 15 acres located on US Highway 80 from AR-1 to B-3 to allow for business development Map# 329 Parcel# 41E01, in the First District

  32. 32.[2023-546 Public Hearing] Katie Dunnigan

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by Chris Edenfield as Agent for Glenn Conaway to rezone 48.48 acres located on Blue Jay Road from AR-1 to PD-MR to allow for a surface mine Map# 351 Parcel# 8, in the First District

  33. 33.[2023-547 Second Reading] 

    Consideration to approve the Second Reading of an application by Chris Edenfield as Agent for Glenn Conaway to rezone 48.48 acres located on Blue Jay Road from AR-1 to PD-MR to allow for a surface mine Map# 351 Parcel# 8, in the First District

XV.Adjournment