(Tentative) Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting Agenda Tuesday, February 06, 2024 05:00 PM Effingham County Administrative Complex

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 January 16, 2024 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.Unfinished Business - Contains items held from a previous agenda.

  1. 1.[2023-606 Ordinance]

    Consideration to approve the First Reading to amend Part II - Official Code,  Chapter 42; Section 42-7 - Firearms of the Effingham County Code of Ordinances (1st reading approved 11/21/2023, 2nd reading denied 12/05/2023)

X.New Business

  1. 1.[2024-039 Assemblage Permit] Samantha Easton

    Consideration to approve an Assemblage Permit for the Effingham Shrine Club to host Ham Jam on April 6, 2024 beginning at 5:00pm at 1258 Corinth Church Road  Map# 311Parcel# 10, in the Third District

  2. 2.[2024-040 Road Abandonment] Steve Candler

    Consideration to approve to publish a notice to abandon for a portion of Otis Seckinger Road located in the Second District

  3. 3.[2024-041 Plat/Deed] Samantha Easton

    Consideration to approve a Final Plat and Warranty Deed as submitted by Toss Allen, of Allen Engineering for Oglethorpe Landing Phase 2 located on Ebenezer Road, consisting of 45 lotsMap# 446 Parcel# 12, in the Fifth District

  4. 4.Consideration to approve a Final Plat and Warranty Deed as submitted by Stuart Barney, of Dream Finders Homes for Creekside Phase 2A, located on Noel C Conaway Road, consisting of 155 lotsMap# 436 Parcel# 46 & 46A, in the Second District

  5. 5.[2024-043 Purchase Order] Alison Bruton

    Consideration to approve an amended Purchase Order for the purchase of three Ambulances for EMS

  6. 6.[2024-044 Contract] Alison Bruton

    Consideration to approve Amendment #6 to the Contract for Roadside Mowing Services with the McGraley Company, LLC

  7. 7.[2024-045 Proposal] Alison Bruton

    Consideration to approve a Proposal from Kimley-Horn for design of roadway and intersection improvements of Old Augusta Road

  8. 8.[2024-046 Change Order] Alison Bruton

    Consideration to approve a Change Order for Peek Pavement for a decrease in the LMIG SAP Project

  9. 9.[2024-047 Contract] Alison Bruton

    Consideration to approve a Contract with Robert Lanier d/b/a Diversified Correctional Services, LLC for the Effingham County Prison PREA Audit 

  10. 10.[2024-048 Agreement] Alison Bruton

    Consideration to approve a Utility Easement Agreement between the Board of Commissioners and the Effingham County Industrial Development Authority 

  11. 11.[2024-049 Grant Award] Mark Barnes

    Consideration to accept participation in the Georgia Department of Community Health (DCH) to participate in the GA Medicaid Fee-for-Service (FFS) Ground Ambulance Upper Payment Limit (UPL) Supplemental Payment Program

  12. 12.[2024-050 Resolution] Mark Barnes

    Consideration to approve Resolution# 024-007 to amend the fiscal year 2023 Budget 

  13. 13.[2024-051 Resolution] Mark Barnes

    Consideration to approve Resolution# 024-008 to amend the fiscal year 2024 Budget

  14. 14.[2024-052 Job Description] Sarah Mausolf

    Consideration to approve and publish a new Job Description for a Solid Waste Coordinator for Development Services and a Health, Wellness and Safety Coordinator for Human Resources

  15. 15.[2024-053 Agreement] Sarah Mausolf

    Consideration to approve an amended Administrative Services Agreement between Meritain Health Inc and the Effingham County Board of Commissioners

  16. 16.[2024-054 Annexation] Stephanie Johnson

    Consideration to approve a Petition for Annexation as submitted by the City of Springfield for a property consisting of approximately 9.25 acres located adjacent to GA Hwy 21 Map# 410 Parcel# 61-63

XI.Reports from Commissioners & Administrative Staff

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

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

XIV.Planning Board - 6:00 pm

  1. 1.[2024-055 Public Hearing] Chelsie Fernald

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by Eric Smith for a conditional use for a rural business located at 445 Golden Drive, Map# 450A Parcel #56, in the Second District

  2. 2.[2024-056 Second Reading]

    Consideration to approve the Second Reading of an application by Eric Smith for a conditional use for a rural business located at 445 Golden Drive Map# 450A Parcel #56, in the Second District

  3. 3.[2024-057 Public Hearing] Chelsie Fernald

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by Hallie Myers as agent for Blue Sky Acres, Inc. for a conditional use for an Agritourism Business located at 729 Ardmore Oaky Road Map# 285 Parcel # 5, in the Third District

  4. 4.[2024-058 Second Reading]

    Consideration to approve the Second Reading of an application by Hallie Myers as agent for Blue Sky Acres, Inc. for a conditional use for an Agritourism Business located at 729 Ardmore Oaky Road Map# 285 Parcel # 5, in the Third District

  5. 5.[2024-059 Public Hearing] Chelsie Fernald

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by Hallie Myers as agent for Blue Sky Acres, Inc. requests a variance from ordinance Section 3.4.1, to allow for the reduction in required buffers located at 729 Ardmore Oaky Road, Map# 285 Parcel# 5, in  the Third District

  6. 6.[2024-060 Second Reading]

    Consideration to approve the Second Reading of an application by Hallie Myers as agent for Blue Sky Acres, Inc. requests a variance from ordinance Section 3.4.1, to allow for the reduction in required buffers located at 729 Ardmore Oaky Road, Map# 285 Parcel# 5, in the Third District

  7. 7.[2024-061 Public Hearing] Chelsie Fernald

    The Planning Board recommends denying an application by Jamon Jones as agent for Perez Everardo Baca to rezone 17.5 acres located at 2388 US Highway 80 from AR-1 to I-1 to allow for  a concrete plant. Map# 354 Parcel# 28, in the First District

  8. 8.[2024-062 Second Reading]

    Consideration to approve the Second Reading of an application by Jamon Jones as agent for Perez Everardo Baca to rezone 17.5 acres located at 2388 US Highway 80 from AR-1 to I-1 to allow for a concrete plant. Map# 354 Parcel# 28, in the First District

  9. 9.[2024-063 Public Hearing] Chelsie Fernald

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by James Dasher as agent for Peggy Ann Boykin Beck to rezone 116 acres located at Earl Lain Road & Hodgeville Road from PD Residential to PD Residential to allow for  the amendment of a Planned Development. Map# 435 Parcel# 21, 21A, & 21B, in the Second District

  10. 10.[2024-064 Second Reading]

    Consideration to approve the Second Reading of an application by James Dasher as agent for Peggy Ann Boykin Beck to rezone 116 acres located at Earl Lain Road & Hodgeville Road from PD Residential to PD Residential to allow for the amendment of a Planned Development. Map# 435 Parcel# 21, 21A, & 21B, in the Second District

  11. 11.[2024-065 Public Hearing] Chelsie Fernald

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by Cindy & Steven Pitts to rezone 1.00 out of 7 acres located at 453 Gracen Road from AR-1 to AR-2 to allow for a new home site. Map# 271 Parcel# 40, in the Third District

  12. 12.[2024-066 Second Reading]

    Consideration to approve the Second Reading of an application by Cindy & Steven Pitts to rezone 1.00 out of 7 acres located at 453 Gracen Road from AR-1 to AR-2 to allow for a new home site Map# 271 Parcel# 40, in the Third District 

  13. 13.[2024-067 Public Hearing] Chelsie Fernald

    The Planning Board recommends approving with conditions an application by Mark Jacobs to rezone 20.41 acres located at Highway 119 South & 475 Little McCall Road from AR-1 to AR-2 to allow for a subdivision to create new home sites Map# 320 Parcel# 50D & 52, in the Third District

  14. 14.[2024-068 Second Reading] 

    Consideration to approve the Second Reading of an application by Mark Jacobs to rezone 20.41 acres located at Highway 119 South & 475 Little McCall Road from AR-1 to AR-2 to allow for a subdivision to create new home sites Map# 320 Parcel# 50D & 52, in the Third District

  15. 15.[2024-069 Public Hearing] Chelsie Fernald

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by Milton Rahn Jr. to rezone 0.078 acres of 78.775 located at Lexington Avenue Ext. from AR-1 to AR-2 to allow for the division of an encroachment of a shed from an adjacent parcel Map# 447 Parcel# 3, in the Fifth District 

  16. 16.[2024-070 Second Reading]

    Consideration to approve the Second Reading of an application by Milton Rahn Jr. to rezone 0.078 acres of 78.775 located at Lexington Avenue Ext. from AR-1 to AR-2 to allow for the division of an encroachment of a shed from an adjacent parcel Map# 447 Parcel# 3, in the Fifth District

  17. 17.[2024-071 Public Hearing] Chelsie Fernald

    The Planning Board recommends approving an application by Donnie Bazemore to rezone 1.58 acres located at 5947 GA Highway 21 South from R-1 to B-3 to allow for a car lot Map# 465 Parcel# 1C, in the Fifth District

  18. 18.[2024-072 Second Reading]

    Consideration to approve the Second Reading of an application by Donnie Bazemore to rezone 1.58 acres located at 5947 GA Highway 21 South from R-1 to B-3 to allow for a car lot Map# 465 Parcel# 1C, in the Fifth District

  19. 19.[2024-073 Sketch Plan] Samantha Easton

    The Planning Board recommends approval for an application by Donnie Bazemore for a Sketch Plan located on Hwy 21 South, for "Rincon Car Lot" proposed zoning B-3 Map# 465 Parcels# 1C in the Fifth District

XV.Adjournment