Commissioners May Move Forward With Preliminary Study of New Fire Station Site in Farmington

A regular session of the Oconee County Board of Commissioners gets underway at 7 p.m.

The Oconee County Board of Commissioners meet tonight at 7 p.m. on the second floor of the

Here is a draft of the agenda as it appears on the county website:

1. Approval of Agenda.

2. Statements and Remarks from Commissioners.

3. Statements and Remarks from Citizens.

4. Approval of Minutes:
Minutes of the August 2, August 16 and August 30, 2011 meetings have been distributed.

5. Business Involving Guests, Groups or Multiple Visitors:

6. County-wide Matters:

7. Approval of Resolutions, Ordinances, Policies, Etc:

8. Hearings and Actions on Zoning Matters, Special Use Permits, Street Light Tax Districts, Etc:

  • Consider Special Use Request No. 6077 by Grace Fellowship Church of God, Inc., ±12.825 acres, located on Malcom Bridge Road, to expand facilities for a community scale church.

9. Personnel Matters:

  • Consider authorizing Will Bruce to return to county employment after retirement for up to 40% of a normal full-time work schedule for the remainder of Fiscal Year 2012.
  • Consider authorizing the early retirement of Charles Dolan with a $7,500 incentive and health insurance at the county prevailing rate for up to three years.

10. Approval of Contracts, Rights-of-Way, Awarding Bids, Purchases, Etc:

  • Consider the award for the and the related scope of services to Precision Planning, Inc. at a cost of $12,900.
  • Consider the 7-month Lease Agreement ($575 per month) with Ninth District Opportunity, Inc. for office space at the Government Annex to administer the federally funded energy assistance program.

11. Budget Items:

12. Miscellaneous:

13. Consent Items:

  • Approve the City of Watkinsville request for waiver of sewer connection fees ($800 per parcel) for 6 parcels.
  • Approve Change Orders I & II to the Lampkin Branch Sewer Line Replacement Project at a cost of $623,740.
  • Approve the Senior Citizens Transportation Contract from NEGRC for reimbursement up to $4,933.
  • Approve the application for the “Teardrop Metric Century Bike Ride” on September 17, 2011.
  • Approve the creation of Street Light Tax District C-01AF-L2 for Meridian Subdivision, Phase II.

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

15. Adjourn.


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