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Posted on: November 15, 2021

November 2 BOC Meeting Highlights

BOC Chamber

The Oconee County Board of Commissioners held its regular meeting on Tuesday, November 2, 2021. The following actions were taken at the meeting:

  • Announcements: 
    • Oconee Veterans Memorial Foundation will host a Veteran’s Day Programon November 11th at 11am at OVP.
    • The Parks and Recreation department and KOCBD will partner with Athens Land Trust to host Invasive Species Plant Removal Days on November 9th, 23rd, and 27th from 9am to 1pm each day.
    • Citizen Advisory Board applications are being accepted through Tuesday, November 9th at noon for the Oconee County Farmland Preservation Committee (2 appointments), Library Advisory Board (2 appointments), Board of Elections (2 appointments), and Oconee River Resource Conservation and Development Council (1 appointment).
  • Presented a resolution recognizing Don Phillips and IMI for contributions to Oconee County Fire Rescue 
  • Approved Tax Commissioners Efficiency Study Agreement 
  • Approved Rezone P21-0156 for ±4.42 acres located at 5031 Monroe Highway from AG (Agricultural District) to AR (Agricultural Residential District
  • Approved Rezone P21-0167 for ±15 acres located at 2601 Snows Mill Road from AG (Agricultural District) to AR (Agricultural Residential)
  • Approved Variance P21-0168 for ±15 acres located at 2601 Snows Mill Road to reduce the width of private access easement
  • Approved Variance P21-0169 for ±15 acres located at 2601 Snows Mill Road to allow vehicular access to an existing street outside the subdivision
  • Approved Broadband Agreement with Charter
  • Ratified the Oconee County Library Architect Agreement 
  • Approved the recommendation of the Farmland Preservation Committee for the Nedza Farm 
  • Approved the Amendment to the CARES Act Contract with the NEGA Regional Commission for the Senior Center 
  • Approved the Amendment to the FFCRA Contract with the NEGA Regional Commission for the Senior Center 
  • Amended the budget for the Issuance of FY21 Financial Statements 
  • Approved new edition of the Oconee County Water and Wastewater Standards and Specifications 
  • Approved to extend the temporary construction easement for 12 months for property owned by Dickens Farms, Inc.

 

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