Author: Michael Brewer

Minutes of April 11, 2018 Board of Commissioners Meeting (Unapproved)

BUTTS COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS MINUTES OF APRIL 11, 2018 Present: Joe Brown, District 3 Russ Crumbley, District 5, Chairman Robert Henderson, District 2 Ken Rivers, District 1, Vice Chairman Absent: Keith Douglas, District 4 Staff: Steve Layson, County Administrator Michael Brewer, County Clerk, Government Relations Director Mike O’Quinn, County Attorney MINUTES Called Meeting Minutes Chairman Crumbley brought the April 11, 2018 called meeting to order at 8AM and welcomed all present. He then requested Mr. Brewer to give the invocation and lead the Pledge of Allegiance. Item 2018-04-085: Approval of Docket Upon a motion by Mr. Rivers, seconded by Mr. Henderson, the docket was approved with unanimous consent and no additional items to add. Item 2018-04-086: Adoption of Bond Resolution; Authorization for Chairman to Sign All Documents Mr. Layson presented the team from STIFEL, as well as bond attorney Blake Sharpton. Mr. Trey Monroe presented to the boards the terms and conditions called for in the bond documents and the requirements were explained. Upon a motion by Mr. Rivers and seconded by Mr. Henderson, the Board voted 4-0 with unanimous consent to approve the 2018 SPLOST Bond Resolution and authorize the Chairman to sign all documents. The bonds have been priced at 2.3778% which was within the desired interest rate range. Chairman Crumbley then signed and executed all documents and County Clerk Michael Brewer attested. Item 2018-04-087: Joint...

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Resolution CR201807 Issuance of General Obligation (Sales Tax) Bonds

A RESOLUTION OF THE BUTTS COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS AUTHORIZING THE COUNTY TO ISSUE $7,000,000 IN AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT GENERAL OBLIGATION (SALES TAX) BONDS, SERIES 2018; TO SPECIFY THE DATE AND RATES OF INTEREST FOR THE BONDS; TO PROVIDE FOR THE EXECUTION OF SAID BONDS; TO PROVIDE FOR THE PLACE OF PAYMENT OF THE PRINCIPAL OF AND INTEREST ON SAID BONDS; TO PROVIDE FOR THE FORM OF THE BONDS; TO AUTHORIZE AND DIRECT THE EXECUTION OF A CERTIFICATE PERTAINING TO THE PROCEEDS DERIVED FROM THE SALE OF THE BONDS; TO DESIGNATE A PAYING AGENT, BOND REGISTRAR AND CUSTODIANS FOR THE BONDS; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES: WHEREAS, pursuant to a resolution of the Butts County Board of Commissioners (the “Board of Commissioners”), which was duly adopted on August 14, 2017, Butts County, Georgia (the “County”) called an election on November 7, 2017 (the “Election”) in all of the election districts of the County, a political subdivision of the State of Georgia (the “State”), to determine whether or not general obligation debt of the County shall be issued for the purpose of (i) (a) funding various capital outlay projects, including courthouse and judicial office improvements, acquiring public safety equipment and public safety vehicles, road, sidewalk and bridge improvements, acquiring and upgrading equipment, and acquiring, repairing and improving facilities and paying any debt previously incurred therefore (the “Projects”), and (b) paying expenses...

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Public Hearing Notice: Planning and Zoning

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE The Butts County Planning and Zoning Commission will conduct a Public Hearing for the purpose of considering the matters listed below. The Public Hearing will be held on Thursday, May 10, 2018 at 6:00 PM in the C. Wayne King Auditorium at the Butts County Administration Building located at 625 West Third Street, Jackson, Georgia. Case # 05(01)-2018 JSBOZE Landholdings, LLC of Jackson, GA is requesting a rezoning from M-1 – Manufacturing – Light to AR – Agricultural – Residential for property located on Fairfield Church Road(Map 32 – Parcel 4N), Jackson, GA 30233 in the First Land District, Land Lots 84,85 & 86. Recommendations by the Planning and Zoning Commission on each of these matters will go before the Butts County Board of Commissioners, which, prior to voting, will also conduct public hearings on each of the matters, on Monday, May 14, 2018 at 6:00PM in the C. Wayne King Auditorium at the Butts County Administration Building located at 625 West Third Street, Jackson, Georgia. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing special accommodations to participate in these meetings should call the Community Development Department at 770-775-8200, no later than 24 hours before the scheduled meeting. Persons interested in examining these documents may view the files at the Butts County Community Development Department, 625 West Third Street, Jackson, Georgia...

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Notice of Invitation to Bid: Sale of Real Property by Butts County

NOTICE OF INVITATION TO BID SALE OF REAL PROPERTY BY BUTTS COUNTY, GEORGIA Property Location: St. Marks Church Road (Tax Parcel 0019A-020-000) Pursuant to O.C.G.A. §36-9-3, the Butts County Board of Commissioners hereby invites sealed bids to purchase real property located on St. Marks Church Road, under the terms and conditions set forth below. The property to be sold has the following legal description: All that tract or parcel of land lying and being in Land Lot 82 of the 1st Land District, 615th G. M. of Butts County, Georgia, being one (1) acre, more or less, being more particularly designated as Lot No. 18 as per plat made by T.A. Carmichael, dated September 16, 1974. A copy of said plat is recorded at Deed Book 470, Page 131, Butts County, Georgia Records, and is hereby incorporated herein for a more complete and accurate description. This being a portion of the same property as that conveyed in that certain Quitclaim Deed dated September 23, 1978 from Eddie Lawson and Ruby Lawson to Saint Mark United Pentecostal Church of God, Inc., and recorded in Deed Book 69, Page 622, Butts County, Georgia Records, and by Quitclaim Deed dated January 12, 2005 from St. Mark United Pentecostal Church of God to Ruby Lawson and Deborah Watson and recorded at Deed Book 470, Page 130-131, Butts County, Georgia Records. Butts County’s interest...

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Resolution CR201806 Declaration of Surplus Property

A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS TO DECLARE PROPERTY SURPLUS; TO PROVIDE A MECHANISM FOR THE SALE AND DISPOSAL OF SURPLUS PROPERTY; TO AUTHORIZE THE CHAIRMAN TO SIGN THE RESOLUTION; TO AUTHORIZE THE CLERK OF BUTTS COUNTY TO ATTEST ALL DOCUMENTS; AND FOR OTHER LAWFUL PURPOSES. WHEREAS, the Board of Commissioners is authorized to declare property owned by the Government as surplus when said property is deemed to be of no further use or value to the same, and; WHEREAS, the County has identified several vehicles which it has deemed to be of no further use to the County and wishes for said vehicles to be disposed of in bulk for scrap metal purposes or related, said vehicles having been identified by year, make and vehicle identification number as follows: ” 1999 Ford Crown Vic (2FAFP71W5XX115566) ” 1999 Ford Crown Vic (2FAFP71W4XX155315) ” 2001 Ford Crown Vic (2FAFP71W01X168263) ” 2004 Ford Crown Vic (2FAFP71W14X106150) ” 2004 Ford Crown Vic (2FAFP71W54X106149) ” 2004 Ford Crown Vic (2FAFP71WX4X113498) ” 2005 Ford Crown Vic (2FAFP71W65X136729) ” 2005 Ford Crown Vic (2FAFP71W25X136730) ” 2007 Dodge Charger (2B3KA43H27H644752) ” 2007 Dodge Charger (2B3KA43H67H644754) ” 2008 Ford Crown Vic (2FAFP71V18X125469) ” 1994 Ford F-350 (1FDKF37M8REA16752) ” l996 Dodge Ram Van 2500 (2B7HB21Y1TK169329) ” 1990 Ford Wagon E350 (1FBJS31M9LHB54234) ” 2000 Ford Crown Vic (2FAFP71W8YX176525) ” 2006 Ford E-450 (1FDXE45P76DA76633) ” 2002 Dodge Neon (1133AS46C82D602830)...

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Resolution CR201805 Amend Development Impact Fee Ordinance

A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS TO AMEND THE DEVELOPMENT IMPACT FEE ORDINANCE OF THE UNIFIED DEVELOPMENT ORDINANCE OF BUTTS COUNTY; TO ENABLE THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS TO ALLOW EXEMPTIONS TO IMPACT FEES ON DEVELOPMENT PROJECTS UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS; TO RATIFY ACTIONS PREVIOUSLY TAKEN BY THE BOARD TO EFFECT THIS AMENDMENT; TO AUTHORIZE THE CHAIRMAN TO SIGN THE RESOLTUION; TO AUTHORIZE THE CLERK OF BUTTS COUNTY TO ATTEST ALL DOCUMENTS; AND FOR OTHER LAWFUL PURPOSES. WHEREAS, Section 7.01.12 of Chapter 7 of the Unified Development Ordinance of Butts County incorporates a Development Impact Fee Ordinance, which outlines provisions pertaining to development impact fee exemptions and credits, and; WHEREAS, it is the desire of the Board of Commissioners to establish certain criteria whereby development impact fees may be exempted or reduced if it is determined that such action would stimulate positive development in Butts County, and; WHEREAS, two public hearings on this matter were properly advertised and held at the Butts County Administrative Building on January 22, 2018 and on February 12, 2018 to allow any and all members of the public wishing to voice their opinion on the proposed amendments the opportunity to do so and for the Board to consider their input, and; WHEREAS, said amendment would add to Section 7.01.12 of Chapter 7 of the Unified Development Ordinance the following as Paragraph (C), to read: Upon...

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