BOC Agenda Summary from January 8, 2019

A. INSPIRATIONAL

Imam La Trina Jackson
Atlanta Unity Mosque/ Muslims for Progressive Values

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

Commissioner Nancy Jester
District 1

B. PRESENTATIONS

Clarkston High School Award Winning Cook It Angoras and Chef Jess McNair

C. COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC

D. 10:00 A.M. PUBLIC HEARING

Public Works - Transportation
2018-2902
Commission District(s): 4 & 6

Traffic Calming Petition - First Avenue between Chestnut Street and Rockbridge Road.  No Cost to County.

Deferred 30 days, until February 12, 2019 for Public Hearing

Watershed  Management
2018-2778
Commission District(s):  District 1

Sewer Petition-Winchester Trail (City of Brookhaven)

Approved the substitute submitted from the floor

“DECISION ONLY” ITEMS – NO PUBLIC HEARING

Planning & Sustainability
2018-2502
2018-2777
2018-2794
COMMISSION DISTRICT(S): 2 & 6

Application of the Director of Planning & Sustainability for a Major Modification to zoning conditions to amend the site plan of a condominium subdivision to relocate one building and allow full access on Stephens Drive. The property is located on the southeast intersection of Briarcliff Road and Stephens  Road.

Approved the substitute submitted from the floor with 10 staff conditions, as well as the 11th condition listed in the Substitute submitted on November 13, 2018

COMMISSION DISTRICT(S): 5 & 7

Application of Tycore Auto Services for a Special Land Use Permit   (SLUP) to allow major auto repair within Tier 1 of the Greater Hidden Hills Overlay District and the C-2 (General Commercial) District, at 5361 Covington Highway.

Denied

COMMISSION DISTRICT(S): 2 & 6

Application of the Director of Planning and Sustainability for the Emory Jewish Student Center to rezone property from OI (Office Institutional) to OIT (Office Institutional n Transitional) to allow the use for an existing student center, at 1526 N. Decatur Rd (Application amended due to legal  discovery).

Approved the substitute submitted from the floor with 6 staff conditions

E.    APPEALS

NONE

F. APPOINTMENTS

Board of Commissioners - District 6
2018-3023
Commission District(s): All

Reappointment of Deb Watts to the Historic Preservation  Commission

Deferred to the next meeting, until January 22, 2019

2018-3027
Commission District(s): All

Reappoint Jon Hart to the Historic Preservation Commission to a term that expires November 30, 2021.

Deferred to the next meeting, until January 22, 2019

ITEMS FOR RECORDING IN THE MINUTES

Board of Commissioners - District 4
2018-3151
Commission District(s): District 4

Recording appointment of Tess Snipes to the Peachtree DeKalb Airport Master Plan Committee.

Approved

G.    CONSENT AGENDA

Airport
2018-3042
2018-3043
2018-3132
Commission District(s): Commission Districts 1 & 6

Standardized T-Hangar Lease Agreement with Jonathan S. Goldmark

Approved

Commission District(s): Commission Districts 1 & 6  

Standardized T-Hangar Lease Agreement with Ralph “Joe” Hughes

Approved

Commission District(s): Commission Districts 1 & 6

Standardized T-Hangar Lease Agreement with Lee C. Davis

Approved

2018-3133
2018-3134
2018-3135
2018-3136
2018-3137
2018-3138
Commission District(s): Commission Districts 1 & 6

 Standardized T-Hangar Lease Agreement with Iyob Makonnen

Approved

Commission District(s): Commission Districts 1 & 6

Standardized T-Hangar Lease Agreement with Charles S. Conklin  III

Approved

Commission District(s): Commission Districts 1 & 6

Standardized T-Hangar Lease Agreement with John V. Dichiara

Approved

Commission District(s): Commission Districts 1 & 6

Standardized T-Hangar Lease Agreement with Jon Vickers

Approved

Commission District(s): Commission Districts 1 & 6

Termination of Standardized T-Hangar Space Agreement with David C.  Lincoln

Approved

Commission District(s): Commission Districts 1 & 6

Termination of Standardized T-Hangar Space Agreement with Wendell  Todd

Approved

Board of Commissioners
2018-3144
Commission District(s): All

Amendment to Agenda Item 2018-3039 - Board of Commissioners’ 2019 Regular Business and Committee of the Whole Meetings Calendar

Approved

Juvenile Court
2018-3143
Commission District(s): All Commission Districts

Request for Grant Award Acceptance in the Amount of $ 25,000 for the Fulton - DeKalb Hospital Authority (FDHA)

Approved

Police Services
2018-3109
Commission District(s): All Commission Districts

Grant Acceptance - US Department of Homeland Security, United States Secret Service (USSS) FY 2019 Electronic Crimes Task Force (ECTF),  $4,000.00.

Approved

Public Works - Roads & Drainage
2018-3106
Commission District(s): Countywide

MARTA Bus Rapid Transit Candler Agreement CIP

Approved the substitute submitted from the floor

Public Works - Transportation
2018-3102
Commission District(s): 2 and 6

Acceptance of $125,000 from Ashton Atlanta Residential LLC for Access Improvements to South Fork Peachtree Creek Trail

Approved

I.    ITEMS FOR DECISION BY THE BOARD

2019 Legislative Agenda
2018-3035
2018-3036
2018-3038
2018-3086
Commission District(s): All Districts

A Resolution Of The Governing Authority Of DeKalb County, Georgia To The General Assembly Relating To The Creation Of A Charter Review Commission To Study And Make Recommendations On The Governance Structure Of DeKalb  County.

Deferred to the next meeting and assigned to the County Operations Committee (OPS), and return to the Board on January 22, 2019

Commission District(s): All Districts

A Resolution Of The Governing Authority Of DeKalb County, Georgia To The General Assembly To Amend O.C.G.A. § 36-62-5, Relating To The Appointment Of Members To The County Development Authority By The County Governing Authority.

Deferred to the next meeting and assigned to the County Operations Committee (OPS), and return to the Board on January 22, 2019

Commission District(s): All Districts

A Resolution Of The Governing Authority Of DeKalb County, Georgia To The General Assembly Relating To The Expansion And Support Of Mental Health Services Across The Continuum Of Care.

Deferred to the next meeting and assigned to the County Operations Committee (OPS), and return to the Board on January 22, 2019

Commission District(s): All

A Resolution Of The Governing Authority Of DeKalb County, Georgia To The General Assembly Proposing A County Organizational Act Amendment To Ensure, And Eliminate Impediments To, Establishment, By Ordinance, Of A Transparent And Efficient County Procurement System.

Deferred to the next meeting and assigned to the County Operations Committee (OPS), and return to the Board on January 22, 2019

Board of Commissioners
2018-2265
Commission District(s): All Districts

Amendment To Board of Commissioners Standing Procedural Rules  Deferred the substitute submitted from the floor as amended, until January 22, 2019

Board of Commissioners - District 2
2018-2912
2018-3020

Police Services
2018-2978

Commission District(s): Commission Districts 2 and 6

Appropriation of Funds for SPLOST Parks Drainage Projects

Approved

Commission District(s):  All Commission Districts

A Resolution by the Governing Authority of DeKalb County, Georgia to Erect a Permanent Monument Memorializing DeKalb Victims of Racial Terrorism

Deferred to the next meeting and assigned to the County Operations Committee (OPS), and return to the Board on January 22, 2019

Commission District(s): All Commission Districts

MOU for Police - Business Partnership with Ring to Help Reduce Crime in Dekalb County

Approved

Purchasing & Contracting
Purchasing & Contracting - to ERPS Committee
2018-2927
2018-3041
Commission District(s): All

CO - Request approval to appropriate SPLOST funds for the purchase of 50 police vehicles in the amount of $1,863,450.00 from line item  2F  $5,606,300.00 and  approve Change Order No. 1 to Contract No. 1119777 for Purchase of Various Automobiles, Vans, Trucks, and Accessories (Annual Contract with 2 Options   to   Renew): for use by Public Works - Fleet Management. This contract consists   of providing replacement vehicles to enable personnel to complete daily work activities and operations that require the  use  of  automobiles,  vans,  and  light  trucks  equipped  with  specific packages and accessories. Awarded to Hardy Chevrolet Buick GMC, Inc. Amount Not To Exceed: $1,863,450.00.

Approved

Commission District(s): All

CO - Change Order No. 1 to Contract No. 1016099 for Professional Services for Leadership Training: for use by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO). This contract consists of the provision of leadership training. Awarded to Leadership DeKalb, Inc. Amount Not To Exceed: $60,000.00.

Approved with a friendly amendment to remove the age limitation verbiage

Purchasing & Contracting - to FAB Committee
2018-2880   
Commission District(s): ALL

CO - Change Order No. 1 to Contract No. 977680, Financial Advisory Services (Multiyear Contract): for use by the Department of Finance. Consists of providing professional financial advisory services to the County. Awarded to Public Financial Management, Inc. Contract Term Extension Only.

Withdrawn

Purchasing & Contracting - to PECS Committee
2018-2919   
Commission District(s): All

REN - Nuisance Abatement and Remediation Services (Annual Contract - 1st Renewal of 2 Options to Renew): for use by Beautification - Keep DeKalb Beautiful (KDB). This contract consists of providing services to reduce blight in the County, including abatement of vacant and abandoned properties (houses and lots). Awarded to Samuel & AAK Company, Inc., AHB General Contractors, Inc. and Absolute Quality Services, LLC.  Total Amount Not To Exceed:  $100,000.00.

Deferred to the next meeting until January 22, 2019

Purchasing & Contracting - to PWI Committee
2018-2337
2018-2703
Commission District(s): All

LB - Invitation No. 18-100969 Lubricants (Annual Contract with 2 Options to Renew): for use by Public Works - Fleet Management and the Department of Watershed Management (DWM). Consists of the purchase of lubricants (motor oil, hydraulic fluids, transmission fluids, etc.) used for County vehicles and on-site equipment.  Recommend award to the lowest, responsive and responsible  bidders: Dilmar Oil Company, Lubrication Engineers, Inc., The McPherson Companies, Inc., Taylor Enterprises, Inc., Brewer Hendley Oil Co. and Northeast Lubricants, Ltd. Total Amount Not To Exceed: $356,726.00.

Approved the item that has fleets identified that were used in the committee, and to include the email dated November 1, 2018 from Talisa Clark that gives an explanation on the substitute for justification of not using the low bid

Commission District(s): All

LB - Invitation No. 18-100946 Cement (Annual Contract with 2 Options to Renew): for use by  Public Works - Road and Drainage (R&D) and Department of Watershed Management (DWM). Consists of the acquisition of various cement products for day to day operations. Recommend award to the lowest, responsive and responsible bidders: Ferguson Enterprise, Inc. d/b/a Ferguson Waterworks, Freeman Resources Group, LLC and K2R Legacy Group, LLC. Total Amount Not To Exceed:  $381,768.53.

Approved the revised bid tabulation dated December 31, 2018

Other Items

J.    COMMENTS FROM THE BOARD

DeKalb County Government does not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities or exclude them from participating in or receiving benefits of its services, programs, or activities, based on disability. Janet Essix, DeKalb County Government’s Employee Relations Manager and ADA Coordinator, is designated to coordinate the County’s compliance with Part 35 of the Department of Justice regulations regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act. Janet Essix may be contacted at 1300 Commerce Drive, 1st Floor, Decatur, GA 30030, 404.371.2309, to request information about access for persons with disabilities to County services, programs and activities, or to discuss a grievance regarding an impediment to such access. Ten days’ notice is requested for special accommodations.

K.  POLICY OF NON-DISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF DISABILITY

The DeKalb County Government does not discriminate on the basis of disability in the admission or access to, or treatment of employment in its programs or activities.  The Office of Contract Compliance and EEO, 1300 Commerce Drive, Decatur, GA 30030, 404-371-4795 & TDD 404-371-7064, has been designated to coordinate compliance with the non-discrimination requirements contained in Section 35.107 of the Department of Justice regulations.  Information concerning the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the rights provided there under are available from the ADA Coordinator.  A ten-day notice is requested for special accommodations.