January 24, 2011 Minutes-Called Meeting

Present: Vice Chairman Gator Hodges, Commissioner Robert L. Henderson, Commissioner J. Keith Douglas, Commissioner Mike Patterson, County Clerk Jessica Reynolds, County Administrator Alan E. White, Deputy County Administrator Michael Brewer, County Attorney Michael O’Quinn, Community Services Director Billy Singley, Zoning Administrator Christy Taylor. Absent: Chairman Roger McDaniel MINUTES A called meeting of the Butts County Board of Commissioners was held on January 24th, 2011 at 6:00 PM. Vice-Chairman Hodges called the meeting to order. (Note-The Vice Chairman presides in the absence of the Chairman) With no additional items added Mr. Douglas made a motion to approve the agenda seconded by Mr. Patterson with 4-0 vote. PUBLIC HEARING Special Exception for a used car lot located at 134 Keys Ferry Road; Billy Ray Sanders and John T. Fisher as the applicant. Mrs. Taylor opened up by presenting a slideshow explaining the information regarding this item; Mr. O’Quinn then opened it up to the public for comment. The applicant spoke in favor; David Massey and Ronnie Daniel both spoke in opposition. Mr. Patterson made a motion to approve this application with the condition that both parcels owned by both applicants be combined into one for the car lot; seconded by Mr. Henderson with a 4-0 vote. (Explanation: The joining of the two pieces of land would make one parcel that would then be large enough in square footage to qualify for...

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January 24, 2011 Agenda-Called Meeting

Agenda Items: 2011-01-016 Call to Order 2011-01-017 Add Items/Approval of Agenda 2011-01-018 Public Hearing for a Special Exception to allow a used car lot to be located at 134 Keys Ferry Road. Petitioner: Billy Ray Sanders and John T. Fisher. 2011-01-019 Adjourn...

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Reminder: Town Hall Meeting

I want to send another reminder about the Town Hall meeting we are having on Tuesday at 7pm. It will be at the Worthville Baptist church on Keys Ferry road and will feature Commissioner McDaniel and myself with an informative talk on numerous things. We will also be available to answer any and all questions. Bring your favorite rumor and we will be glad to dispell it. Please pass this on to your friends so this will help as many as possible. We try very hard to keep the thoughts of our constituents with us as we vote to shape the County. This is a great opportunity to let us know what matters to you. Please send a reply if you think you can come....

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January 13, 2011 Minutes-Regular Session

Present: Vice Chairman Roger McDaniel, Commissioner Gator Hodges, Commissioner Robert Henderson, Commissioner Keith Douglas, Commissioner Mike Patterson, County Clerk Jessica Reynolds, County Administrator Alan White, Deputy County Administrator Michael Brewer, County Attorney Michael O’Quinn MINUTES (Unofficial until approved at February meeting) A regular meeting of the Butts County Board of Comissioners was held on January 13th, 2010 at 6:00 PM. Vice-Chairman McDaniel called the meeting to order. A motion to go into executive session was made by Mr. Hodges, seconded by Mr. Henderson with a 5-0 vote recorded. A motion was made by Mr. Hodges to reconvene, seconded by Mr. Henderson with a 5-0 vote. Vice Chairman McDaniel welcomed the audience to the meeting and called upon Mr. Brewer to give the invocation and lead the pledge. Following this, Vice Chairman McDaniel called for nominations for the position of Board Chairman for calendar year 2011. Mr. Hodges made a motion to appoint Mr. McDaniel as Chairman of the Board of Commissioners, seconded by Mr. Patterson with a 5-0 vote. (Explanation: the County Code of Butts County, sometimes referred to as the County Charter, specifies that at the first scheduled meeting of the calendar year, the Members of the board shall elect from among themselves a Chairperson and a Vice Chairperson. The Office of Chairperson was vacant as of January 1, 2011 so the Vice Chairman presided over this meeting...

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Commissioners Meeting Update

The Commissioners meeting that was scheduled for Monday, January 11th will be moved to Thursday night, January 13th at the same time (Executive session at 6pm, Regular session at 7pm). The agenda will be the same and can be found under “Meeting Agendas” on the right. Click on that link and pull up the agenda for January 10th, 2011. The Butts County Tax Commissioners office is now open. The Tax Assessors Office is open but with limited staffing today. All courts and the elections office remain...

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