(Tentative) Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting Agenda Tuesday, June 06, 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 May 16, 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.Presentation - 5:10 pm

Jenna Morris, with Safe Kids Savannah Coalition, to discuss approval to build life jacket loaner stations at public access boat ramps in Effingham County. 

X.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.[2023-262 Funding Request]

    Consideration to approve to ratify and affirm a Supplemental Funding Request from Atlas for the Effingham Parkway and Gateway Connector Parkway

  2. 2.[2023-263 Agreement]

    Consideration to approve and execute a Capacity Agreement with the State of Georgia, Department of Corrections

  3. 3.[2023-264 Agreement]

    Consideration to approve to renew of the Agreement for Lodging Excise Tax Distribution with the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce

  4. 4.[2023-265 MOU]

    Consideration to approve the SAVE Affidavit - Anticipated Collections Addendum from Non-Federal Sources

  5. 5.[2023-266 Agreement]

    Consideration to approve Amendment 2 to the Professional Services Agreement with the Effingham County Chamber of Commerce 

  6. 6.[2023-267 Agreement]

    Consideration to approve to renew the Vet Services Agreement with Effingham Animal Hospital

  7. 7.[2023-268 Contract]

    Consideration to approve a Contract with the State of Georgia for Family Connection for fiscal year 2024

  8. 8.[2023-269 Agreement]

    Consideration to approve to ratify and affirm an Underground Easement Agreement between Georgia Power Company  and the Board of Commissioners 

  9. 9.[2023-270 Positions]

    Consideration to approve to reorganize and add defund/add positions for the Development Services department 

  10. 10.[2023-271 Meeting]

    Consideration to approve to cancel the July 4, 2023 Board of Commissioners meeting

  11. 11.[2023-272 Appointment]

    Consideration to approve to appointment Rebecca Boston to the Department of Behavioral Health and Development Disabilities (DBHDD) Regional Advisory Board  

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

  1. 1.[2023-182 Second Reading]

    Consideration to approve the Second Reading of an application by 3 Byrds  Development, LLC to rezone 39.46 acres located on Hwy 30 from AR-1 to R-3 to allow for a 213-unit multi-family residential development Map# 352 Parcel# 18 in the First  District (postponed May 16, 2023)

  2. 2.[2023-214 Change Order] Alison Bruton

    Consideration to approve Change Order #3 to Task Order 21-25-004 with Roberts Civil Engineering for the FDRE for Ash Roads Design and Construction Management (postponed  May 2, 2023 and May 16, 2023)

  3. 3.[2023-215 Change Order] Alison Bruton

    Consideration to approve Change Order #2 to LMIG 2022 Support and CM Services Agreement with Roberts Civil Engineering (postponed May 2, 2023 and May 16, 2023)

  4. 4.[2023-216 Change Order] Alison Bruton

    Consideration to approve Change Order #2 for Task Order 22-25-006 for the TSPLOST Intersections Design and Construction Management with Roberts Civil Engineering (tabled from May 2, 2023 and May 16, 2023)

  5. 5.[2023-253 Budget 2nd Reading] Mark Barnes

    Consideration to approve the Second Reading of the Budget for fiscal year 2023-2024

XII.New Business

  1. 1.[2023-273 Change Order] Alison Bruton

    Consideration to approve updated Change Order# 2 for Pond & Company for design and construction management services of a Facility Renovation Package

  2. 2.[2023-274 Agreement]

    Consideration to approve an Agreement with Albeck Group, LLC for Professional Consulting Services for Program Management

  3. 3.Consideration to Approve a Resolution of Surplus

  4. 4.[2023-276 Payment] Alison Bruton

    Consideration to approve a Payment of $75,000 towards drainage improvements at Old River Road/Interstate 16

  5. 5.[2023-277 Proposal] Alison Bruton

    Consideration to approve Proposal #160132 from Aqua-Aerobic Systems, Inc for replacement equipment needed at the Wastewater Treatment Plant

  6. 6.[2023-278 Grant Application] Mark Barnes

    Consideration to approve to submit an Application to the Gary Sinise Foundation First Responders Grant Program

  7. 7.[2023-279 Resolution] Mark Barnes

    Consideration to approve Resolution# 023-008 to amend the fiscal year 2023 budget

  8. 8.[2023-280 Annexation]

    Consideration to approve a Request for Annexation as submitted by the City of Springfield for a property located at 283 Industrial Boulevard Map# 429A Parcel# 1B, 1C, 1C01, 05

XIII.Reports from Commissioners & Administrative Staff

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

XV.Executive Session Minutes - No executive session was held, no minutes to be approved.

XVI.Planning Board - 6:00 pm

  1. 1.[2023-281 Public Hearing] Katie Dunnigan

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by Jacob Holland & Sharon Holland as Agents for Martha E. Zettler to rezone 5.5 acres located at 1092 Stillwell Road from AR-1 to AR-2 to allow for a 3-lot subdivision [Map# 409 Parcel# 38]in the Fourth District

  2. 2.[2023-282 Second Reading]

    Consideration to approve a Second Reading of an application by Jacob Holland & Sharon Holland as Agents for Martha E. Zettler to rezone 5.5 acres located at 1092 Stillwell Road from AR-1 to AR-2 to allow for a 3-lot subdivision [Map# 409 Parcel# 38] in the Fourth District

  3. 3.[2023-283 Public Hearing] Katie Dunnigan

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by Dana Butler as Agent for Butler Estates, LLC to rezone 9 acres located at 147 Cedar Drive from AR-1 to AR-2 to allow for a 3-lot subdivision  Map# 302 Parcel# 77 in the First District

  4. 4.[2023-284 Second Reading]

    Consideration to approve a Second Reading of an application by Dana Butler as Agent for Butler Estates, LLC to rezone 9 acres located at 147 Cedar Drive from AR-1 to AR-2 to allow for a 3-lot subdivision  Map# 302 Parcel# 77 in the First District

  5. 5.[2023-285 Public Hearing] Katie Dunnigan

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by Dennis Jones requests a variance from Section 3.3.1(b) which requires a 5’ building setback from the side property line, to allow for the placement of an accessory structure located at 121 Royal Oak Drive, zoned R-1 [Map# 352A Parcel# 47]in the First District

  6. 6.[2023-286 Second Reading]

    Consideration to approve a Second Reading of an application by Dennis Jones requests a variance from Section 3.3.1(b) which requires a 5’ building setback from the side property line, to allow for the placement of an accessory structure located at 121 Royal Oak Drive, zoned R-1 [Map# 352A Parcel# 47]in the First District

  7. 7.[2023-287 Public Hearing] Katie Dunnigan

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by Cheryl D. Hinely to rezone 5 acres located at 104 Maple Drive to allow for division of the property from AR-1 to AR-2 Map# 450D Parcel# 27 in the Second District

  8. 8.[2023-288 Second Reading]

    Consideration to approve a Second Reading of an application by Cheryl D. Hinely to rezone 5 acres located at 104 Maple Drive to allow for division of the property from AR-1 to AR-2 Map# 450D Parcel# 27 in the Second District

  9. 9.[2023-289 Public Hearing]

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by Ingrid J. Williams to rezone 5.46 of 7.4 acres located at 451 Highway 17 South from AR-2 to AR-1 to allow for a recombination of adjacent parcels [Map#295 Parcel# 52]in the Third District

  10. 10.[2023-290 Second Reading]

    Consideration to approve a Second Reading of an application by Ingrid J. Williams to rezone 5.46 of 7.4 acres located at 451 Highway 17 South from AR-2 to AR-1 to allow for a recombination of adjacent parcels [Map#295 Parcel# 52] in the Third District

  11. 11.[2023-291 Public Hearing] Katie Dunnigan

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by Sedriax L. Woods as Agent for Juanita Woods requests to rezone 1 acre located at 668 West Third Street from AR-1 to AR-2 to allow for division of the property Map# 367A Parcel# 42 in the Third District

  12. 12.[2023-292 Second Reading]

    Consideration to approve a Second Reading of an application by Sedriax L. Woods as Agent for Juanita Woods requests to rezone 1 acre located at 668 West Third Street from AR-1 to AR-2 to allow for division of the property Map# 367A Parcel# 42 in the Third District

  13. 13.[2023-293 Public Hearing] Katie Dunnigan

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by Anita M. Bruce for a variance from Sections 5.1.1 and 5.1.2.5, to allow for the placement of a third dwelling, located at 255 Clyde Road, zoned AR-1[Map# 390 Parcel# 8D]in the Fourth District

  14. 14.[2023-294 Second Reading]

    Consideration to approve a Second Reading of an application by Anita M. Bruce for a variance from Sections 5.1.1 and 5.1.2.5, to allow for the placement of a third dwelling, located at 255 Clyde Road, zoned AR-1.  [Map# 390 Parcel# 8D] in the Fourth District

  15. 15.[2023-295 Public Hearing] Katie Dunnigan

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by Gary Neidlinger to rezone 8.8 acres located on Charles Lane from AR-1 to AR-2, to allow for a 3-lot subdivisionMap# 469 Parcel# 15 in the Fourth District

  16. 16.[2023-296 Second Reading]

    Consideration to approve a Second Reading of an application by Gary Neidlinger to rezone 8.8 acres located on Charles Lane from AR-1 to AR-2, to allow for a 3-lot subdivision Map# 469 Parcel# 15 in the Fourth District

  17. 17.[2023-297 Public Hearing]

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by Gary Neidlinger for a variance, from section 6.2.12(1), the restriction that a private, unpaved road may serve no more than 3 lots, located on Charles Lane zoned AR-1, proposed zoning AR-2. [Map# 469 Parcel# 15]in the Fourth District

  18. 18.[2023-298 Second Reading]

    Consideration to approve a Second Reading of an application by Gary Neidlinger for a variance, from section 6.2.12(1), the restriction that a private, unpaved road may serve no more than 3 lots, located on Charles Lane zoned AR-1, proposed zoning AR-2. [Map# 469 Parcel# 15] in the Fourth District

  19. 19.[2023-299  Public Hearing] Katie Dunnigan

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by Randy Hadden, Jeremy Nease, & Chuck Hildebrant to rezone 102.67 acres located on US Highway 80  from AR-1 & B-3 to I-1, to allow for warehouse development Map# 354 Parcel# 21,21B,21C in the First District

  20. 20.[2023-300 Second Reading]

    Consideration to approve a Second Reading of an application by Randy Hadden, Jeremy Nease, & Chuck Hildebrant to rezone 102.67 acres located on US Highway 80  from AR-1 & B-3 to I-1, to allow for warehouse development Map# 354 Parcel# 21,21B,21C in the First District

  21. 21.[2023-301 Public Hearing] Katie Dunnigan

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by Frances Ambrose for a conditional use for a rural business, located at 2945 Midland Road to allow for a dog boarding facility Map# 373 Parcel# 5A in the Second District

  22. 22.[2023-302 Second Reading]

    Consideration to approve a Second Reading of an application by Frances Ambrose for a conditional use for a rural business, located at 2945 Midland Road to allow for a dog boarding facility Map# 373 Parcel# 5A in the Second District

  23. 23.[2023-303 Public Hearing] Katie Dunnigan

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by Jane Leslie Williams as Agent for Blue Sky Acres, Inc. for a conditional use located 729 Ardmore Oaky Road for a rural business, to allow for an equine therapy facility Map# 285 Parcel# 5 in the Third District

  24. 24.[2023-304 Second Reading]

    Consideration to approve a Second Reading of an application by Jane Leslie Williams as Agent for Blue Sky Acres, Inc. for a conditional use located 729 Ardmore Oaky Road for a rural business, to allow for an equine therapy facility Map# 285 Parcel# 5 in the Third District

  25. 25.[2023-305 Public Hearing] Katie Dunnigan

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by Marcus Peterson for a conditional use for a rural business located at 1968 Highway 17 North to allow for firearms sales and hand assembly [Map# 269 Parcel# 20A01, in the  Third District

  26. 26.[2023-306 Second Reading]

    Consideration to approve the Second Reading of an application by Marcus Peterson for a conditional use for a rural business located at 1968 Highway 17 North to allow for firearms sales and hand assembly [Map# 269 Parcel# 20A01, in the Third District

  27. 27.[2023-307 Public Hearing] Chelsie Fernald

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by Jay Maupin as Agent for Oleg Mitnik for a conditional use located on Highway 21 South to allow for an automotive export yard in I-1 zoning Map # 465 Parcel # 1A in the Fifth District

  28. 28.[2023-308 Second Reading]

    Consideration to approve the Second Reading of an application by Jay Maupin as Agent for Oleg Mitnik for a conditional use located on Highway 21 South to allow for an automotive export yard in I-1 zoning Map # 465 Parcel # 1A in the Fifth District

  29. 29.[2023-309 Public Hearing] Chelsie Fernald

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by Jay Maupin as Agent for Oleg Mitnik for a Variance located on Highway 21 South to allow for an automotive export yard in I-1 zoning Map # 465 Parcel # 1A in the Fifth District

  30. 30.[2023-310 Second Reading]

    Consideration to approve the Second Reading of an application by Jay Maupin as Agent for Oleg Mitnik for a Variance located on Highway 21 South to allow for an automotive export yard in I-1 zoning Map # 465 Parcel # 1A in the Fifth District

  31. 31.[2023-311 Sketch Plan] Chelsie Fernald

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by Eric Edwards for approval of a Sketch Plan located at 1204 Mill Pond Road for "Vortex Aeronautical and Action Overhead Door & Supply Co." , zoned B-3; Map# 446 Parcels# 7C, in the Fifth District

  32. 32.[2023-312 Sketch Plan] Chelsie Fernald

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by Randy Hadden, Jeremy Nease, & Chuck Hildebrandt for approval of a Sketch Plan located on US Highway 80 for  "HWY 80 Warehouse" , zoned  AR-1 & B-3; proposed zoning I-1 Map# 354 Parcels# 21, 21B, & 21C, in the First District

  33. 33.[2023-313 Sketch Plan] Chelsie Fernald

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by Mark Harper as Agent for Harper Family Properties, LLC for approval of a Sketch Plan located on Noel C. Conaway Road for  "Atlantic Self Storage" zoned  B-3 Map# 436 Parcels# 1, in the Second District

  34. 34.[2023-314 Sketch Plan] Chelsie Fernald

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by Jay Maupin as Agent for Oleg Mitnik for approval of a Sketch Plan located on Highway 21 South for "Dickey Tract" , zoned I-1, Map# 465 Parcels# 1A, in the Fifth District

  35. 35.[2023-315 Sketch Plan] Chelsie Fernald

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by Mark Berthold as Agent for Builders FirstSource for approval of a Sketch Plan located on Commercial Drivefor  "Builders FirstSource", zoned  B-3 Map# 465D Parcels# 2,3,4, & 6, in the Fifth District

  36. 36.[2023-316 Public Hearing]Katie Dunnigan

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by Marcus Peterson for a variance from 3.15B(h), to allow for a rural business,  located at 1968 Highway 17 North without frontage on a public road, zoned AR-2. Map# 269 Parcel# 20A01, in the  Third District

  37. 37.[2023-317 Second Reading]

    Consideration to approve a Second Reading of an application by Marcus Peterson for a variance from 3.15B(h), to allow for a rural business,  located at 1968 Highway 17 North without frontage on a public road, zoned AR-2. Map# 269 Parcel# 20A01, in the Third District

  38. 38.[2023-318 Public Hearing] Katie Dunnigan

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by Sperry Tents Southeast as Agent for Robert M. North  to rezone 7.12 acres located on Highway 21 from R-1 to B-1 to allow for an event rental business Map#366 Parcel# 39A in the Third District

  39. 39.[2023-319 Second Reading]

    Consideration to approve a Second Reading of an application by Sperry Tents Southeast as Agent for Robert M. North  to rezone 7.12 acres located on Highway 21 from R-1 to B-1 to allow for an event rental business Map#366 Parcel# 39A in the Third District

  40. 40.[2023-320 Public Hearing] Katie Dunnigan

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by Sperry Tents Southeast as Agent for Robert M. North for a conditional use, located on Highway 21 to allow for an event rental business in B-1 zoning  Map#366 Parcel# 39A in the Third District

  41. 41.[2023-312 Second Reading]

    Consideration to approve a Second Reading of an application by Sperry Tents Southeast as Agent for Robert M. North for a conditional use, located on Highway 21 to allow for an event rental business in B-1 zoning  Map#366 Parcel# 39A in the Third District

XVII.Adjournment