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Board of Commissioners Work Session Agenda
Tuesday, May 17, 2011, 10:00 a.m.

I. Call to Order

II. Special Recognition: Rockdale County High School Basketball Team

III. Public Comment

IV. United Way Campaign – Claire Cline

V. Financial Update – Roselyn Miller

VI. Request for Grants – Alice Cintron

VII. Agenda Review (Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 10:00 a.m.)

VIII. Board Comment

IX. Executive Session

X. Adjournment



Agenda – Board Of Commissioners Meeting
Tuesday, May 24, 2011 at 10:00 A.M.
901 Main Street, Conyers, Georgia 30012
(to be reviewed at May 17 Work Session)

1. Call to Order

2. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance

3. Special Recognitions/Presentations:
A. National EMS Quarterly Report – Benny Atkins

4. Public Comment

5. Approval of Minutes: May 10, 2011; May 17, 2011

6. Approval of the Agenda

7. Unfinished Business:
A. An Ordinance To Amend Article V Of Chapter 310 “Stormwater Utility”, As Amended, So As To Add The Following Section; To Provide For A Project Rating System Evaluation Form; To Repeal Conflicting Laws; And For Other Purposes Within The Stormwater Utility Ordinance Of Rockdale County - First Reading

8. New Business:
A. Contracts
1. Tanesha Lanier – Agreement for Providing Contracted Services – NSP Coordinator - $25 Per Hour – Not to Exceed 40 Hours Per Week – April 1, 2011 – 12/31/2011 - Ratification

2. Rockdale Riptides Swimming Association – Recreational Youth Swimming Program – Johnson Park – July 1, 2011 – December 31, 2012

3. Home Development Resources – Administration of the CHIP and CDBG Programs - $45,000 – May 24, 2011 – September 24, 2012

4. Elizabeth Langston – Translation and Clerical Services – Part-Time – Office of the Public Defender $9.50 Per Hour – 10 Hours Per Week

5. Dataworks Plus – Standard Software and Hardware Support – Five Fingerprint Readers – Sheriff’s Office – March 1, 2011 – February 28, 2012 - $1,100

6. Snapping Shoals Electric Trust, Inc. – Meals on Wheels Grant – Senior Services - $5,000

B. Resolutions
1. Resolution to Extend the Time Limit of the Rockdale County Stormwater Utility Advisory Committee

2. Resolution to Authorize Investment - Georgia Fund 1 – 2011 SPLOST

3. Certification of Resolution - United Community Bank – 2011 SPLOST

4. Resolution Authorizing Investment of Monies in the Local Government Investment Pool – 2011 SPLOST

C. Requisitions
1. General Fund
a. Recreation and Maintenance – Senior Connections – Home Delivered Meals - $33,000
2. 2011 Capital Budget
a. MIS – Southern Computer Warehouse – Computer Replacement Project - $153,493.20

D. Classification and Pay Plan Amendments
1. Job Description Modification – Director of Human Resources - Appointed

9. Executive Session

10. Board Comment

11. Adjournment



Conyers City Council, May 18 meeting agenda

I: Call to Order: Mayor Randal S. Mills
II. Invocation
III. Pledge of Allegiance:
IV. Welcome:
V. Communication: This is an opportunity for citizens to provide comments to the City Council regarding any item or issue that is not on tonight’s agenda.
VI. Revisions: This is an opportunity for Council Members to request revisions to the agenda.
VII. of Minutes:
1. May 4, 2011 – Regularly scheduled City Council meeting.
1. Academic
• Chris Corsaro of the Conyers Police Department recently received his Associate’s Degree in Criminal Justice. :
IX. New Business:
1. Public hearing: Request to approve Ordinance No. 827, a Special Use Permit for a School Facility as an accessory use to a Place of Worship. The zoning classification for the property is Industrial-Distribution (I-D) District with a Special Use Permit for a Place of Worship – (Unfolding Faith Christian Center – 1419 Old McDonough Highway, S.E.). Council Member Gerald Hinesley
2. Public hearing: Request to approve Ordinance No. 828, to amend the Comprehensive Land Use Plan from Neighborhood Convenience to Special Mixed-use Activity Center, and to rezone 5.01 acres of land from Neighborhood Business (BN) District to General Business (BG) District – (J. S. Conyers, LLC – 439 Sigman Road). Council Member Gerald Hinesley
3. Public hearing: Request to approve Ordinance No. 829, an ordinance to amend the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Conyers, Chapter 7 of Title 8 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Conyers, Georgia, so as to amend section 8-7-39 (MxD – Mixed-use Development District) by deleting the text of said section and providing new regulations for said MxD District; to amend section 8-7-90 (Use Table) consistent with said new MxD District regulations; to repeal conflicting ordinances; to provide for an effective date; and for other purposes – (City of Conyers). Council Member Gerald Hinesley
4. Public hearing: Request to approve Ordinance No. 830, to amend Title 8 of the Zoning Ordinance of the City of Conyers, Georgia, of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Conyers, Georgia, by enacting a new Chapter 5 to be entitled Conyers Sign Ordinance to provide for Sign Permitting and Regulation; to delete the current Chapter 5 of Title 8 in its entirety; to repeal conflicting ordinances; to provide an effective date; and for other purposes – (City of Conyers). Council Member Gerald Hinesley
5. Request approval of Resolution No. 592 expressing the Mayor and City Council’s position on the potential expansion/installation of the MARTA Rail System into Rockdale County; and for other purposes. Council Member Marty Jones
X. Committee Reports
XI. City Manager’s Update:
XII. Executive Session:
XIII. Adjournment



Sometimes, instead of just talking about how bad things are, it helps to get involved. Here are a a few public meetings coming up this week that you can attend to stay informed.

Board of Commissioners Work Session
Tuesday, May 17, 10 a.m., 901 Main Street (Click here for agenda, or see in "Related Content" box)

Rockdale County Dog Park exploratory meeting
Tuesday, May 17, 6:30 p.m., JP Carr Center, 931 Taylor Street

South Rockdale Civic Association
Guest Speaker: Rockdale Medical Center CEO Deborah Armstrong
Tuesday, May 17, 7:00 p.m., Union United Methodist Church, 4600 Hwy 138 SW (corner of Union Church Road and Ga. Highway 138)

Conyers City Council Meeting
Wednesday, May 18, 7 p.m.,  (Click here for agenda, or see in "Related Content" box)

Board of Education, Finance Committee meeting
Thursday, May 19, 5 p.m., Heritage High School Media Center

Olde Town PATH Trail dedication
Thursday, May 19, 5:30 p.m., Nancy Guinn Library

Board of Education Meeting
Thursday, May 19, 7 p.m., Heritage High School

Hospital Authority of Rockdale County Board Meeting
Tuesday, May 24, 5:30 p.m., private dining room in cafeteria near North Entrance (facing Milstead Avenue)