BOC Agenda for May 23, 2017

INSPIRATIONAL

Rev. Monsignor Hugh M. Warren
All Saints Catholic Church

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

Commissioner Steve Bradshaw

PRESENTATIONS

Older American's Month ‑ Honoring Josiah Benator's Service

DeKalb County Fire Rescue Engine 7 Day

Greenforest McCalep Varsity Basketball Team

COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC

10:00 A.M. PUBLIC HEARING

Chief Executive Office
2017 Budget ‑ Amendment 1 ‑ Public Safety
2017‑0072
(2/28/17 Board of Commissioners: deferred for one month to the FAB‑Finance, Audit & Budget Committee; ) (2/28/17 Board of Commissioners: deferred for one month to the ERPS‑Employee Relations & Public Safety Committee; ) (3/21/17 ERPS‑Employee Relations & Public Safety Committee: recommended for deferral; ) (3/28/17 Board of Commissioners: deferred 30 days; ) (4/25/17 Board of Commissioners: deferred 30 days; )
Planning & Sustainability
Commission District(s): 4 & 6
Sidewalk waiver request for the deletion of the improvement along the property frontage of 422 DeKalb Industrial Way.  18‑048‑02‑002.
2017‑0266
(5/2/17 Committee of the Whole: Accepted to the BOC agenda ‑ Public Hearing to the PECS‑Planning, Economic Development & Community Services Committee; ) (5/9/17 PECS‑Planning, Economic Development & Community Services Committee: recommended for deferral; ) (5/9/17 Board of Commissioners: deferred to the next meeting to the PECS‑Planning, Economic Development & Community Services Committee; )
Commission District(s): All commission districts  
Special Land Use Permit Ordinance (SLUP6 Ordinance)
2017‑0299
(12/6/16 Board of Commissioners: deferred for 2 weeks to the PECS‑Planning, Economic Development & Community Services Committee; ) (12/6/16 PECS‑Planning, Economic Development & Community Services Committee: no official recommendation; ) (12/13/16 Board of Commissioners: deferred 45 days; ) (2/14/17 Board of Commissioners: deferred 2 weeks;) (2/21/17 Committee of the Whole: substitute accepted; ) (2/28/17 Board of Commissioners: deferred 60 days;) (4/25/17 Board of Commissioners: deferred 2 weeks; Michelle Battle, One West Court Sq., Decatur, GA 30030, Gunter Sharp, 2209 Street Deville Atlanta, GA 30345, Bernard Knight Attorney at Law, P.O. Box 29156 Atlanta, GA 30359, spoke in opposition) (4/25/17 PECS‑Planning, Economic Development & Community Services Committee: no official recommendation;) (5/9/17 Board of Commissioners: deferred to the next meeting to the PECS‑Planning, Economic Development & Community Services Committee; Gunter Sharp, 2209 Street Deville Atlanta, GA 30345, spoke in favor
Bernard Knight, P.O. Box 29156 Atlanta, GA 30359 (submitted documents for the record), Sam L. Brannen Jr., 191 Peachtree St. NE, 2900 Atlanta, GA 30303, spoke in opposition) (5/9/17 PECS‑Planning, Economic Development & Community Services Committee: no official recommendation; The committee recommended for the Department of Planning and Sustainability to incorporate the committees recommendations into a May 10, 2017 draft of the ordinance. The committee did not recommend any formal action and did not take a vote.) (5/16/17 Committee of the Whole: substitute accepted; ) Commission District(s): All Commission DistrictsSpecial Land Use Permit Moratorium Resolution (SLUP6 Moratorium Resolution)
2017‑0410
(5/16/17 Committee of the Whole: accepted to BOC agenda ‑ Public Hearing; )

APPEALS

Commission District(s): 2 & 6
Appeal of a Decision of the Historic Preservation Commission for 1551 Briarcliff Road
2017‑0354
(5/16/17 Committee of the Whole: Accepted to the BOC agenda ‑ Appeal; )

APPOINTMENTS

Board of Commissioners ‑ District 6
Commission District(s): All
Appointment of Jon West by the Board of Commissioners to the DeKalb County Planning Commission
2017‑0226
(4/4/17 Committee of the Whole: Accepted to the BOC agenda ‑ Appointment to the PECS‑Planning, Economic Development & Community Services Committee; ) (4/11/17 Board of Commissioners: deferred to April 25, 2017 to the PECS‑Planning, Economic Development & Community Services Committee; ) (4/25/17 Board of Commissioners: deferred for 30 days to the PECS‑Planning, Economic Development & Community Services Committee; )
Chief Executive Office
Commission District(s): All
Appointment to the DeKalb County Board of Health
2017‑0280
(4/18/17 Committee of the Whole: Accepted to the BOC agenda ‑ Appointment to the PECS‑Planning, Economic Development & Community Services Committee; ) (4/25/17 Board of Commissioners: deferred for 30 days to the PECS‑Planning, Economic Development & Community Services Committee; )
Economic Development
Commission District(s): All
To approve the appointment of Mr. Sai Reddy as nominated by CEO Michael L. Thurmond for the Decide DeKalb Development Authority, with concurrent appointments to the Private Hospital Authority and the Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly Authority.
2017‑0201
(4/4/17 Committee of the Whole: Accepted to the BOC agenda ‑ Appointment to the PECS‑Planning, Economic Development & Community Services Committee; ) (4/11/17 Board of Commissioners: deferred to April 25, 2017 to the PECS‑Planning, Economic Development & Community Services Committee; ) (4/25/17 Board of Commissioners: deferred for 30 days to the PECS‑Planning, Economic Development & Community Services Committee; )
Commission District(s): All
To approve the appointment of Kimberly D Adams as nominated by CEO Michael L. Thurmond for the Decide DeKalb Development Authority, with concurrent appointments to the Private Hospital Authority and the Residential Care Facilities for the Elderly Authority.
2017‑0231
(4/4/17 Committee of the Whole: Accepted to the BOC agenda ‑ Appointment to the PECS‑Planning, Economic Development & Community Services Committee; ) (4/11/17 Board of Commissioners: deferred to April 25, 2017 to the PECS‑Planning, Economic Development & Community Services Committee; ) (4/25/17 Board of Commissioners: deferred for 30 days to the PECS‑Planning, Economic Development & Community Services Committee; )
ITEMS FOR RECORDING IN THE MINUTES
Commission District(s): 3
Appointment of Ann Brown to the DeKalb Water Advisory Board
2017‑0406
(5/16/17 Committee of the Whole: accepted to BOC agenda ‑ Appointment; )
Commission District(s): District 3
Appointment of James Murphy, Jr. to the Technical Review Board
2017‑0407
(5/16/17 Committee of the Whole: accepted to BOC agenda ‑ Appointment; )

CONSENT AGENDA

Board of Commissioners ‑ District 4
Commission District(s): District 4
Distribution of 2001 Park Bonds funds to Hairston Park account for park development upgrades.
2017‑0379
(5/16/17 Committee of the Whole: Accepted to the BOC agenda ‑ Consent; )
Commission District(s): All
Approval of Minutes of the Zoning Meeting of March 28, 2017
2017‑0362
(5/16/17 Committee of the Whole: Accepted to the BOC agenda ‑ Consent; )
District Attorney
Commission District(s): all
Pre‑acceptance of 2018 Child Support Contract Between the State of Georgia and the Office of the District Attorney with Matching Funds Already Included in 2017 Budget
2017‑0360
(5/16/17 Committee of the Whole: Accepted to the BOC agenda ‑ Consent; )
Police Services
Commission District(s): All Districts
Grant Acceptance ‑ Office of National Drug Control Policy For FY17 High Intensity Drug Trafficking Area (HIDTA) Grant; There Is No Cost To The County.
2017‑0321
(5/16/17 Committee of the Whole: Accepted to the BOC agenda ‑ Consent; )
Superior Court
Commission District(s): All
Acceptance of Accountability Court Mini Technology Grant from Criminal Justice Coordinating Council for Veterans Treatment Court (No Cost to the County)
2017‑0342
(5/16/17 Committee of the Whole: Accepted to the BOC agenda ‑ Consent; )
Commission District(s): All
Acceptance Of Accountability Court Mini Technology Grant From Criminal Justice Coordinating Council For Drug Court (No Cost to the County)
2017‑0343
(5/16/17 Committee of the Whole: Accepted to the BOC agenda ‑ Consent; )
Commission District(s): All
Acceptance of Accountability Court Mini Technology Grant from Criminal Justice Coordinating Council for Mental Health Court (No Cost to the County)
2017‑0364
(5/16/17 Committee of the Whole: Accepted to the BOC agenda ‑ Consent; )

PRELIMINARY ITEMS

Board of Commissioners
Commission District(s): All
Approval of Funding in the amount of $205,000 for FY2017 for the DeKalb County Film, Music & Digital Entertainment Commission
2017‑0386
(5/16/17 Committee of the Whole: Accepted to the BOC agenda – Preliminary; )
Board of Commissioners ‑ 1
Commission District(s): Districts 1, 2, 4, and 7
Tucker Northlake CID Annexation of Three (3) Commercial Properties (No Cost to the County)
2017‑0370
(5/16/17 Committee of the Whole: Accepted to the BOC agenda – Preliminary; )
Finance
Commission District(s): All
Authorizing the Issuance and Sale of Tax Anticipation Notes for 2017
2017‑0371
(5/16/17 Committee of the Whole: Accepted to the BOC agenda and assigned to the FAB‑Finance, Audit & Budget Committee; ) (5/16/17 FAB‑Finance, Audit & Budget Committee: recommended for approval to the Board of Commissioners; )
Public Safety
Commission District(s): All
Police Nomenclature Request
2017‑0404
(5/16/17 Committee of the Whole: Accepted to the BOC agenda and assigned to the ERPS‑Employee Relations & Public Safety Committee; ) (5/16/17 ERPS‑Employee Relations & Public Safety Committee: recommended for approval to the Board of Commissioners; )
Public Works ‑ Transportation
Commission District(s): 1, 3, 5, 6, & 7
Resolution to Submit a Federal Aid Grant for Construction Funds for Flat Shoals Rd, Henderson Rd and Salem Rd Sidewalks (GDOT PI #0007618/0008268). Cost to the County:  Up to $400,000.00
2017‑0301
(5/16/17 PWI‑Public Works & Infrastructure Committee: recommended for approval to the Board of Commissioners; )
(5/16/17 Committee of the Whole: Accepted to the BOC agenda and assigned to the PWI‑Public Works & Infrastructure Committee; )
Commission District(s): 5 & 7
Resolution to Submit a Federal Aid Grant for Right of Way Acquisition Funds to the Atlanta Regional Commission for the Panola Road Operations Improvement Project (GDOT PI# 0006879).  Cost to the County:  Up to $1,200,000.00
2017‑0400
(5/16/17 Committee of the Whole: Accepted to the BOC agenda and assigned to the PWI‑Public Works & Infrastructure Committee; ) (5/16/17 PWI‑Public Works & Infrastructure Committee: recommended for approval to the Board of Commissioners ‑ District 1; )
Commission District(s): 2, 4 & 6
Resolution to Submit a Federal Aid Grant for Right of Way Acquisition Funds for the Clairmont Rd, North Decatur Rd, Clifton Rd and Church Street Signal Upgrade Project (GDOT PI# 0006999) Cost to County:  Up to $640,000.00
2017‑0402
(5/16/17 Committee of the Whole: Accepted to the BOC agenda and assigned to the PWI‑Public Works & Infrastructure Committee; ) (5/16/17 PWI‑Public Works & Infrastructure Committee: recommended for approval to the Board of Commissioners; )
Purchasing & Contracting ‑ to OPS Committee
Commission District(s): All
REN‑Keyscan Access Systems Installation, Maintenance and Repair (Annual Contract ‑ 2nd Renewal of 2 Options to Renew): Contract No. 977669 for use by the Department of Facilities Management (FM).  Awarded to Southeastern Security Professionals.  Amount Not To Exceed: $385,000.00.
2017‑0315
(5/16/17 Committee of the Whole: Accepted to the BOC agenda and assigned to the OPS‑County Operations; )

Commission District(s): All
REN‑Purchase of Automobiles, Vans and Trucks with Turnkey Packages and Accessories (Annual Contract‑2nd Renewal of 2 Options to Renew): Contract Nos. 970026, 970029 and 970051 for use by Public Works ‑ Fleet Management. Awarded to Wade Ford, Hardy Chevrolet and Wamar Technologies. Total Amount Not To Exceed: $8,500,000.00.
2017‑0320
(5/16/17 Committee of the Whole: Accepted to the BOC agenda and assigned to the OPS‑County Operations; )
Purchasing & Contracting ‑ to PECS Committee
Commission District(s): 3 & 7
Request for Proposals No. 17‑500433 for Design‑Build of Rainbow Park Amphitheater and Gardens (285 days): for use by the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs (RPCA).  Sole proposer who is responsive and responsible: Astra Group, Inc. Amount Not To Exceed: $500,000.00
2017‑0317
(5/16/17 Committee of the Whole: Accepted to the BOC agenda and assigned to the PECS‑Planning, Economic Development & Community Services Committee; )
Commission District(s): 3& 6
Change Order No. 1 to Contract No. 1016530 for Exchange Park Football Field Renovations with the National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) cooperative agreement: for use by the Department of Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs (RPCA). Awarded to Astra Group, Inc. Amount Not To Exceed: $11,525.86.
2017‑0318
(5/16/17 Committee of the Whole: Accepted to the BOC agenda and assigned to the PECS‑Planning, Economic Development & Community Services Committee; )
Purchasing & Contracting ‑ to PWI Committee
Commission District(s): 2
LB ‑ ITB No. 16‑100790 Fairoaks Road Water Main Replacement (180 Days) for use by the Department of Watershed Management (DWM).  Recommend award to the lowest, responsive and responsible bidder: Layne Inliner, LLC for an Amount Not To Exceed:  $2,415,770.10
2017‑0240
(5/16/17 PWI‑Public Works & Infrastructure Committee: recommended for approval to the Board of Commissioners; )
(5/16/17 Committee of the Whole: Accepted to the BOC agenda and assigned to the PWI‑Public Works & Infrastructure Committee; )
Commission District(s): All
 RES‑ITB No. 16‑100768 DeKalb County Sanitation Administration Building Modifications (40 days) for use by Public Works ‑ Sanitation. Awarded to RDW Construction Company, LLC.  Amount Not To Exceed: $124,284.00.
2017‑0319
(5/16/17 Committee of the Whole: Accepted to the BOC agenda and assigned to the PWI‑Public Works & Infrastructure Committee; ) (5/16/17 PWI‑Public Works & Infrastructure Committee: recommended for approval to the Board of Commissioners; )
Commission District(s): All
REN‑Lubricants (Annual Contract ‑ 2nd Renewal of 2 Options to Renew): Contract Nos.: 970306 and 970307 for use by Public Works ‑ Fleet Management and the Department of Watershed Management (DWM). Awarded to Dilmar Oil Company and Lubrication Engineers. Total Amount Not To Exceed:  $437,568.12.
2017‑0323
(5/16/17 Committee of the Whole: Accepted to the BOC agenda and assigned to the PWI‑Public Works & Infrastructure Committee; ) (5/16/17 PWI‑Public Works & Infrastructure Committee: recommended for approval to the Board of Commissioners; )
Commission District(s): All
LB ‑ ITB No. 17‑100810 for Annual Water & Sewer Construction (Annual with 2 Options to Renew): for use by the Department of Watershed Management (DWM). Recommend award to the lowest, responsive and responsive bidders: Layne Inliner, LLC; S.D. & C, Inc. and G.S. Construction, Inc. Total Amount Not to Exceed: $27,000,000.00
2017‑0390
(5/16/17 Committee of the Whole: Accepted to the BOC agenda and assigned to the PWI‑Public Works & Infrastructure Committee; ) (5/16/17 PWI‑Public Works & Infrastructure Committee: recommended for approval to the Board of Commissioners; )

ITEMS FOR DECISION BY THE BOARD

Board of Commissioners ‑ District 1
An Ordinance to Amend the County Code of Ordinances for Purposes of Regulating Hotels, Motels, and Extended‑Stay Hotels
2017‑0079
(1/10/17 Board of Commissioners: deferred for one month to the OPS‑County Operations; Discussed in previous COPS Committee, with no action) (2/14/17 Board of Commissioners: deferred for 45 days to the PECS‑Planning, Economic Development & Community Services Committee; ) (3/15/17 PECS‑Planning, Economic Development & Community Services Committee: no official recommendation; ) (3/28/17 Board of Commissioners: deferred 30 days; )
(4/25/17 Board of Commissioners: deferred for 30 days to the PECS‑Planning, Economic Development & Community Services Committee; ) (4/25/17 PECS‑Planning, Economic Development & Community Services Committee: recommended holding in committee; ) (5/9/17 PECS‑Planning, Economic Development & Community Services Committee: recommended holding in committee; )
Board of Commissioners ‑ District 3
Multi‑Family Housing Blight Resolution
2017‑0086
(2/14/17 Board of Commissioners: deferred for 45 days to the PECS‑Planning, Economic Development & Community Services Committee; Item discussed with no official recommendation) (3/15/17 PECS‑Planning, Economic Development & Community Services Committee: no official recommendation; ) (3/28/17 Board of Commissioners: deferred 30 days; ) (4/25/17 Board of Commissioners: deferred for 30 days to the PECS‑Planning, Economic Development & Community Services Committee; ) (4/25/17 PECS‑Planning, Economic Development & Community Services Committee: recommended holding in committee; ) (5/9/17 PECS‑Planning, Economic Development & Community Services Committee: recommended holding in committee; )
Board of Commissioners ‑ District 5
To Consider the Proposed Resolution Calling for a SPLOST and E‑HOST Referendum on NEXT AVAILABLE DATE
2017‑0149
(12/13/16 Board of Commissioners: normal course; ) (1/10/17 Board of Commissioners: deferred 2 weeks; ) (1/24/17 Board of Commissioners: deferred 2 weeks; ) (2/14/17 Board of Commissioners: deferred 30 days; )
(3/14/17 Board of Commissioners: deferred 2 weeks; ) (3/28/17 Board of Commissioners: deferred 30 days; ) (4/25/17 Board of Commissioners: deferred 30 days; )
Community Development
Commission District(s): ALL
Approval of Contract with Atlanta Neighborhood Development Partnership, Inc. using HUD ‑ HOME CHDO Funds.  Federally Funded, No Cost to the County.
2017‑0287
(5/2/17 Committee of the Whole: Accepted to the BOC agenda and assigned to the PECS‑Planning, Economic Development & Community Services Committee; ) (5/9/17 PECS‑Planning, Economic Development & Community Services Committee: recommended for approval to the Board of Commissioners; ) (5/9/17 Board of Commissioners: deferred to the next meeting to the PECS‑Planning, Economic Development & Community Services Committee; )
Commission District(s): ALL
Approval of Contract with The Alliance of DeKalb County, Inc. using HUD ‑ HOME CHDO Funds.  Federally Funded, No Cost to the County
2017‑0290
(5/2/17 Committee of the Whole: Accepted to the BOC agenda and assigned to the PECS‑Planning, Economic Development & Community Services Committee; ) (5/9/17 PECS‑Planning, Economic Development & Community Services Committee: recommended for approval to the Board of Commissioners; ) (5/9/17 Board of Commissioners: deferred to the next meeting to the PECS‑Planning, Economic Development & Community Services Committee; )
Commission District(s): ALL
Approval of Contract with DeKalb Habitat Community Housing Development, LLC using HUD ‑ HOME CHDO Funds.  Federally Funded, No Cost to the County.
2017‑0291
(5/2/17 Committee of the Whole: Accepted to the BOC agenda and assigned to the PECS‑Planning, Economic Development & Community Services Committee; ) (5/9/17 PECS‑Planning, Economic Development & Community Services Committee: recommended for approval to the Board of Commissioners; ) (5/9/17 Board of Commissioners: deferred to the next meeting to the PECS‑Planning, Economic Development & Community Services Committee; )
Human Services
Commission District(s): All
Grant Acceptance from the Atlanta Regional Commission ‑ Aging Services for DeKalb County Seniors ‑ SFY 2018.  The Cost to the County is $123,108.
2017‑0267
(5/2/17 Committee of the Whole: Accepted to the BOC agenda and assigned to the PECS‑Planning, Economic Development & Community Services Committee; ) (5/9/17 PECS‑Planning, Economic Development & Community Services Committee: recommended for approval to the Board of Commissioners; ) (5/9/17 Board of Commissioners: deferred to the next meeting to the PECS‑Planning, Economic Development & Community Services Committee; )
Planning and Sustainability
Commission District(s):All
Loitering Ordinance
2017‑0080
(2/21/17 Committee of the Whole: Accepted to the BOC agenda and assigned to the ERPS‑Employee Relations & Public Safety Committee; ) (2/28/17 Board of Commissioners: deferred for one month to the ERPS‑Employee Relations & Public Safety Committee; ) (3/21/17 ERPS‑Employee Relations & Public Safety Committee: recommended for deferral; )
(3/28/17 Board of Commissioners: deferred for 30 days to the ERPS‑Employee Relations & Public Safety Committee; )
(4/25/17 Board of Commissioners: deferred for 30 days to the ERPS‑Employee Relations & Public Safety Committee; )
(5/16/17 ERPS‑Employee Relations & Public Safety Committee: recommended for withdrawal; )
Purchasing & Contracting ‑ to OPS Committee
Commission District(s): All
EM ‑ PO #1043222 County Wide Commercial Janitorial Services (Emergency) for use by the Department of Facilities Management (FM). Awarded to KSL Professional Janitorial Cleaning, LLC. Amount Not To Exceed: $113,752.16
2017‑0246
(5/2/17 Committee of the Whole: Accepted to the BOC agenda and assigned to the OPS‑County Operations; ) (5/9/17 OPS‑County Operations: recommended for approval to the Board of Commissioners; ) (5/9/17 Board of Commissioners: deferred to the next meeting to the OPS‑County Operations; )
Purchasing & Contracting ‑ to PECS Committee
Commission District(s): All
RFP ‑ Request for Proposals No. 17‑500428 for Workforce Innovation and Opportunity (WIOA) Act One Stop Operator (Annual Contract with three (3) Options to Renew): for use by DeKalb WorkSource. Highest Scoring Proposer: In The Door, LLC. Amount Not To Exceed: $125,000.00.
2017‑0264
(5/2/17 Committee of the Whole: Accepted to the BOC agenda and assigned to the PECS‑Planning, Economic Development & Community Services Committee; ) (5/9/17 PECS‑Planning, Economic Development & Community Services Committee: recommended for approval to the Board of Commissioners; ) (5/9/17 Board of Commissioners: deferred to the next meeting to the PECS‑Planning, Economic Development & Community Services Committee; )

J. COMMENTS FROM THE BOARD

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.