10:00 am at Citizen’s Hall in the Courthouse.

COMMISSION MEETING AGENDA
MARCH 3, 2009
10:00 A.M. – CITIZENS’ HALL

INVOCATION – Wayne Rogers, Sheriff’s Department Chaplain

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

CITIZENS’ INPUT

APPROVAL OF MINUTES
1. Regular Commission Meeting of February 17, 2009.

PRESENTATION
2. Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting Award. (Jennifer Hallman)

PUBLIC HEARING

3. To consider the installation of a multi-way stop at two intersections within the Turner Middle School and Lithia Springs Elementary School zones. Those intersections are Junior High Drive at Turner Drive and Miller Street at Turner Drive. (Randy Hulsey)

CONSENT AGENDA

4. Authorization to award proposal for External Audit Services for Douglas County.

5. Authorization to award bid for Asphalt for Douglas County to Baldwin Paving Company, C.W. Matthews contracting and E.R. Snell Contractor, for a period of six months with option to renew.

6. Authorization to award bid for Fire Training Facility to Taskforce Construction, Inc. for the total lump sum price of $845,000.

7. Authorization to approve or deny a request for property tax refund by J.A. Jones.

8. Authorization for chairman to execute a contract with Chattahoochee Tech for students in the EMT program to participate in clinical learning program with Douglas County Fire/EMS department.

9. Authorization for Chairman to execute an agreement with Douglasville-Douglas County Water and Sewer Authority for purchase and sale of Geographical Information Systems data.

10. Douglas County has been awarded a Livable Centers Initiative (LCI) grant for a Transportation Feasibility Study. Authorization to amend the General Fund Budget by increasing state grants by $31,500 by transferring $31,500 from General Appropriations and increasing the Planning and Zoning budget by $63,000.

11. Objection to proposed annexation by the City of Douglasville. Property is located on Bob Arnold Blvd. at Trae Lane and Linda Lane.

12.  Authorization to renew the contract with Robin Bishop of Endgame Consulting for grant writing work for Douglas County and authorize chairman to sign all related documents.

13. Appointment to Douglas County Board of Assessors.

14. Appointment to Water and Sewer Authority (WSA) Board of Directors.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Commissioner Freddie Ashmon, Jr., will host his annual District One Town Hall Meeting on Tuesday, March 24th, at Cornerstone Baptist Church on South Sweetwater Road in Lithia Springs. The public is invited to view Department exhibits and meet the County staff from 5:30 – 6 p.m., and Commissioner Ashmon’s question-and-answer session will be from 6 – 7 p.m.

The monthly Chat with the Chairman will be held at Fire Station No. 3 on Kilroy Lane off Georgia Highway 5 just south of Big A Road on Monday, March 16th, from 6 – 7 p.m. The public is invited.

COMMISSIONERS’ COMMENTS

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