Agenda Page (new agenda available Friday preceding meeting) 

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
OF
OCONEE COUNTY, GEORGIA
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Commission Meeting Chambers
Oconee County Courthouse
7:00 p.m.

1.   Approval of Agenda.

2.   Statements and Remarks from Citizens.

3.   Statements and Remarks from Commissioners.

4.   Approval of Minutes:  
       Minutes from the following meetings have been distributed:
       July 11, 2017 (6:00 p.m.) -- Called Meeting
       July 11, 2017 (6:30 p.m.) -- Public Hearing
       July 11, 2017 (7:00 p.m.) --  Regular Meeting
       July 19, 2017 (2:00 p.m.) -- Called Meeting
       July 25, 2017 (6:30 p.m.) -- Public Hearing
       July 25, 2017 (7:00 p.m.) -- Regular Meeting

      Minutes from the following meetings have been distributed (vote taken
      separate from above minutes):
      July 13, 2017 -- Town Hall Meeting
      July 25, 2017 (12:00 p.m.) -- Public Hearing

5.   Business Involving Guests, Groups, or Multiple Visitors:
1) Appeal of Briarwood Baptist Church.

6.    County-wide Matters:
1) Discuss Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) Countywide Transportation Study.

7.    Approval of Resolutions, Ordinances, Policies, Etc:
None.

8.    Hearings and Actions on Zoning Matters, Special Use Permits, Street
Light Tax Districts, Etc:
1) Variance Request No. 7212 - William Huffstetler, corner of Matt's
Lane and Andy's Way, request to reduce the front yard setback for
principal building from 30 feet to 8 feet.
2) Rezone Request No. 7187 - Oconee County Board of Commissioners,
O-I-P to B-2, Oconee Connector and Daniells Bridge Road, zoning
change preparatory to relocating Fire Station 8.

9.    Personnel Matters:
1) Consider appointment to the Cultural Affairs and Tourism
Committee for one two-year term to begin October 1, 2017 and expire
September 30, 2019.
2) Consider appointment to the Planning Commission for one four-year
term to begin October 1, 2017 and expire September 30, 2021.

10.  Approval of Contracts, Rights-of-Way, Awarding Bids, Purchases, Etc:
1) Discuss and Consider Contract Award for Oconee Veterans Park Field
Expansion.

11.   Budget Items.
None.

12. Miscellaneous:
1) Discuss and Consider Alcohol License for Cheddar's Casual Cafe'
d/b/a Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen (Registered Agent: William Jake
Watson, Jr.) located at 2040 Oconee Connector.
2) Discuss and Consider Alcohol License for TreeHouse Market
(Registered Agent: Carlos Miranda) located at 8851 Macon Highway.

13.   Consent Items:
1) Approve Barrow County Intergovernmental Agreement for Water
Purchase and authorize Chairman John Daniell to execute the
Agreement.
2) Approve Barrow County Intergovernmental Agreement for Sewer
and Water Services and authorize Chairman John Daniell to execute
the Agreement.
3) Approve Epps Bridge Road Force Main Replacement Contract Award
to Griffin Brothers in an amount not to exceed $1,901,356.85 and
authorize Chairman John Daniell to execute the contract.
4) Declare the property at 1010 Oconee Crossing (well lot) as
unserviceable and, because of its size, incapable of being
independently zoned.
5) Approve the Northeast Georgia Regional Commission Aging Services
Contract and authorize Chairman John Daniell to execute the
contract.
6) Acceptance of Athens Construction Group Property Holdings,
LLC, right-of-way deed to include rights-of-way for East Princeton
Drive, Horseshoe Bend Lane, Gallop Way, Princeton Bend Way and
Princeton Farms Drive.
7) Declare Brady Way in the Downs Hill Subdivision as no longer
serving the best interest of the public with the Utility Department
retaining an easement for the waterline.
8) Ratification of Amendments of the Upper Oconee Basin Water
Authority Bylaws.

14.   Executive Session to discuss land acquisition, personnel matters, and/or
         potential litigation (if needed).

15.   Adjourn.