Board of Commissioners Regular Meeting Tuesday, October 18, 2022 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 October 3, 2022 special work session minutes and the October 4, 2022 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.[2022-564 Calendar]

    Consideration to approve the Holiday Calendar for the 2023 year

  2. 2.[2022-565 Quote]

    Consideration to ratify and affirm approval of a Quote submitted by Sirius American Insurance Company for Catastrophic Inmate Medical Insurance for the Effingham County Jail

  3. 3.[2022-566 Permit]

    Consideration to approve an Assemblage Permit for Halloween Trick or Treating at Royal Oaks Subdivision on Monday, October 31, beginning at 5:30pm

  4. 4.[2022-567 Grant Award] 

    Consideration to approve acceptance of a Grant Award from the Georgia Governor's Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) State and Community Highway Safety Grant Program, grant number TEN-2023-402 PT-001

  5. 5.[2022-568 Grant Award] 

    Consideration to approve acceptance of a Grant Award from the Georgia Governor's Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) State and Community Highway Safety Grant Program, grant number GA-2023-402- PT-032

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

  1. 1.[2022-331 Public Hearing] Teresa Concannon

    The Planning Board recommends denying an application by 3 Byrds Development, LLC to rezone 39.46 acres from AR-1 to R-3 to allow for a multi-family residential development. Located on Hwy 30. [Map# 352 Parcel# 18], in the First District (postponed 06/07/2022 and 09/06/2022)

  2. 2.[2022-232 Second Reading]

    Consideration to approve the Second Reading of an application by 3 Byrds Development, LLC to rezone 39.46 acres from AR-1 to R-3 to allow for a multi-family residential development. Located on Hwy 30. [Map# 352 Parcel# 18], in the First District (postponed 06/07/2022 and 09/06/2022)

  3. 3.[2022-557 Second Reading]

    Consideration to approve the Second Reading of an application by Dennis Morris to rezone 9.21 acres from AR-2 to I-1 to allow for combination with adjacent industrial-zoned parcels. Located on Old River Road Map# 305 Parcel# 4A, in the First District

  4. 4.[2022-561 Second Reading]

    Consideration to approve the Second Reading of an application by Fred Evans to rezone 8 of 35.86 acres located on Turkey Trail, from AR-1 to I-1 to allow for a GDOT approved borrow source for a GDOT project. Map# 452A Parcel# 10, in the Second District

XI.New Business

  1. 1.[2022-569 Resolution] Stephanie Johnson

    Consideration to approve Resolution# 022-047 recognizing Smalls Funeral Home Inc. for 75 years in business 

  2. 2.[2022-570 Contract Renewal] Sarah Mausolf

    Consideration to approve renewal of a Contract with Met Life for Dental and Vision Insurance and the contract with Meritain/CVS Caremark for Medical/Pharmacy through 12/31/2023

  3. 3.[2022-571 Agreement] Sarah Mausolf

    Consideration to approve an amendment to the Administrative Services Agreement (Schedule D-2) with the Association of County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG)

  4. 4.[2022-572 Agreement] Alison Bruton

    Consideration to approve  Agreement 23-RFQ-010 with Weston and Sampson Engineers for the Hazard Mitigation Plan Update

  5. 5.[2022-573 Change Order] Alison Bruton

    Consideration to approve Change Order #5 for Marsh Construction for Fire Station #15

  6. 6.[2022-574 Change Order] Alison Bruton

    Consideration to approve Change Order #3 for Agreement 22-25-010 with McLendon Enterprises, Inc. for the LMIG 2022 and other road work

XII.Reports from Commissioners & Administrative Staff

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

XIV.Executive Session Minutes - Consideration to approve the October 6, 2022 executive session minutes 

XV.Adjournment