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REGULAR MEETING - CALL TO ORDER - 7:00 PM

PRESENTATIONS ......................................................................................................

SUNTRUST PARK UPDATE ......................................................................................

PUBLIC HEARING

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Finance .......................................................................................................................

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FINANCE ...................................................................................................................... 11

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APPOINTMENTS ........................................................................................................

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RESPONSE TO PUBLIC COMMENT (for information only) ...................................

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COBB COUNTY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AGENCY


WORK SESSION AGENDA COVER
WORK SESSION OF SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
ITEM
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Administration
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To present a presentation from the Community Development Agency and County


Attorneys Office concerning upcoming recommendations on changes to the Cobb
County Code.

To present information from the Atlanta Regional Commission concerning senior


housing and the changing market for senior developments.

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Agenda Item Number. 1

Cobb County
Community Development Agency
Dana R. Johnson, AICP, Director
P. O. Box 649
Marietta, Georgia 30061-0649
(770) 528-2125 / fax: (770) 528-2126

TO:

David Hankerson, County Manager

FROM:

Dana R. Johnson, AICP, Director


This item has been electronically signed by:
Dana R. Johnson, AICP, Director

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
To present a presentation from the Community Development Agency and County Attorneys
Office concerning upcoming recommendations on changes to the Cobb County Code.

BACKGROUND
On September 27, 2016 and October 25, 2016, the Board of Commissioners will hold public
hearings on the current code amendments. The draft code amendment package includes items
from the following: Licenses, Permits and Businesses (Chapter 78) and Zoning (Chapter 134).
The changes include alterations on the vending ordinance, accessory special event parking
ordinance, and sign permit fees.

FUNDING
N/A

RECOMMENDATION
The Board of Commissioners consider a presentation from the Community Development
Agency and County Attorneys Office concerning upcoming recommendations on changes to
the Cobb County Code.

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Agenda Item Number. 2

Cobb County
Community Development Agency
Dana R. Johnson, AICP, Director
P. O. Box 649
Marietta, Georgia 30061-0649
(770) 528-2125 / fax: (770) 528-2126

TO:

David Hankerson, County Manager

FROM:

Dana R. Johnson, AICP, Director


This item has been electronically signed by:
Dana R. Johnson, AICP, Director

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
To present information from the Atlanta Regional Commission concerning senior housing and
the changing market for senior developments.

BACKGROUND
On June 24, 2008 the Board of Commissioners adopted Cobb County Code Section 134-202.1,
CCRC (Continuing Care Retirement Community). The district was developed by a committee
composed of industry experts, community association members and county staff who met for
several months to prepare the draft for consideration.
On November 12, 2013, a moratorium was placed on accepting applications on the CCRC
District until April 1, 2014. The purpose of this moratorium was to provide time for a committee
to be formed and evaluate a number of the code requirements. At the conclusion of the
committees discussions, no agreements were proffered for consideration by the Board of
Commissioners and the moratorium expired.

On March 17, 2015, the Board of Commissioners heard Z-2 (2014), a CCRC zoning request. At
the conclusion of the public hearing, the zoning case was denied and staff was directed to bring
forward a moratorium on new applications for the CCRC zoning category. The purpose of this
moratorium is to provide staff and the Board of Commissioners time to prepare potential
amendments to the CCRC district. Actions will include a review of national best practices for
CCRC type developments, a review of the CCRC committee report, and a review of applicable
regulations from peer communities. This information will be analyzed and reviewed with the
Board of Commissioners to create potential amendments to the CCRC zoning district.
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On March 24, 2015, a moratorium was placed on accepting applications on the CCRC District
until April 1, 2015. The purpose of this moratorium was to provide time for staff to review how
other jurisdictions regulated CCRC or similarly related development types and make
recommendations on how the county code could be updated.
On February 23, the Board of Commissioners conducted the final public hearing on the January
2016 Code Amendment Package. After the conclusion of the hearing, the Board held the
proposed changes, asked for staff to conduct additional research to determine if additional
changes need to be made, and asked staff to bring forward an agenda item that would continue
the existing moratorium while the additional research is being conducted.
On March 8, 2016, the Board of Commissioners directed staff to extend the existing suspension
on the acceptance of applications for rezoning to the CCRC (Continuing Care Retirement
Community) District until September 1, 2016. Staff was then requested to work with the Atlanta
Regional Commission in order to assemble data on the current state of senior housing. The
Atlanta Regional Commission has contracted with Mr. Mike Harris, a market analyst with
Cornerstone Senior Living, to review current market conditions in Cobb County and to provide
information on the changes occurring in senior focused developments across the country.

FUNDING
N/A

RECOMMENDATION
The Board of Commissioners consider information presented from the Atlanta Regional
Commission concerning senior housing and the changing market for senior developments.

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PRESENTATIONS
AGENDA COVER
REGULAR MEETING OF SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
ITEM
NO.

To present a proclamation to Blake Kenya for his contributions to the Boy Scouts
effort in the South Cobb area.

To present a proclamation to the Atlanta Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America
for their success in establishing five new boy scouting programs in South Cobb.

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Agenda Item Number. 1

Cobb County Board of Commissioners


Lisa Cupid, Commissioner, District 4
100 Cherokee Street, Suite 300
Marietta, Georgia 30090-7000
(770) 528-3311 / fax: (770) 528-2606

TO:

David Hankerson, County Manager

FROM:

Lisa Cupid, Commissioner


This item has been electronically signed by:
Lisa Cupid, Commissioner, District 4

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
To present a proclamation to Blake Kenya for his contributions to the Boy Scouts effort in the
South Cobb area.

BACKGROUND
Blake Kenya is the President and senior principal designer of Absocorp Architectural Design, an
external design company located in Atlanta, Georgia. Blake is a graduate of Colorado State
University, where he received BS in Business.
Blake entered the United States Army at a young age, where he served three oversea tours.
Upon returning back into the US, he attended Airborne School and Ranger Academy. He was
selected by the U.S. Army Board to attend Drill Sergeant Academy at Fort Benning, Georgia
where he graduated with honors. He previously served as manager for Bank of America, in
Roswell, Georgia.
His Community Service included Cobb County Development Authority, Cobb County School
System and The Boy Scouts of America.

RECOMMENDATION
The Board of Commissioners present a proclamation to Blake Kenya for his contributions to the
Boy Scouts effort in the South Cobb area.

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Cobb County Board of Commissioners


Lisa Cupid, Commissioner, District 4
100 Cherokee Street, Suite 300
Marietta, Georgia 30090-7000
(770) 528-3311 / fax: (770) 528-2606

TO:

David Hankerson, County Manager

FROM:

Lisa Cupid, Commissioner


This item has been electronically signed by:
Lisa Cupid, Commissioner, District 4

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
To present a proclamation to the Atlanta Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America for their
success in establishing five new boy scouting programs in South Cobb.

BACKGROUND
During 2015, five new boy scouting programs were established in South Cobb, successfully
achieving a goal of the Atlanta Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America. This initiative was
the response to a call by the Cobb Chamber of Commerce to bring more services to South Cobb.
The new programs include Austell First United Methodist Church, Gospel Nation Church,
Riverside Intermediate School Elementary and Walton Crossings Community Apartments.
Because of this initiative, more than 60 of our youth have been experiencing the excitement and
outdoor adventures of scouting. The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young
people to make ethical and moral choices over their lifetimes by instilling in them the values of
the Scout Oath and Law.

RECOMMENDATION
The Board of Commissioners present a proclamation to the Atlanta Area Council of the Boy
Scouts of America for their success in establishing five new boy scouting programs in South
Cobb.

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SUNTRUST PARK UPDATE


AGENDA COVER
REGULAR MEETING OF SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
ITEM
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To provide an update on the status of the SunTrust Park project to the Board of
Commissioners and the public.

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Cobb County
County Manager 's Office
David Hankerson, County Manager
100 Cherokee Street, Suite 300
Marietta, Georgia 30090-7000
(770) 528-2600 / fax: (770) 528-2606

TO:

Board of Commissioners

FROM:

David Hankerson, County Manager


This item has been electronically signed by:
David Hankerson, County Manager

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
To provide an update on the status of the SunTrust Park project to the Board of Commissioners
and the public.

BACKGROUND
The Board of Commissioners appointed the County Manager David Hankerson as the county
representative on the stadium project at the Board of Commissioners' meeting on July 8, 2014.
And, further directed the County Manager to provide an update during the second public
meeting of each month on the status of the project.

FUNDING
N/A

RECOMMENDATION
The Board of Commissioners receive the County Manager's update on the SunTrust Park
project.

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COBB COUNTY COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AGENCY


PUBLIC HEARING AGENDA COVER
REGULAR MEETING OF SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
ITEM
NO.

Administration
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To conduct the first public hearing to solicit comments and input on the proposed
amendments to Chapters 78 and 134 of the Cobb County Code.

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Agenda Item Number. 1

Cobb County
Community Development Agency
Dana R. Johnson, AICP, Director
P. O. Box 649
Marietta, Georgia 30061-0649
(770) 528-2125 / fax: (770) 528-2126

TO:

David Hankerson, County Manager

FROM:

Dana R. Johnson, AICP, Director


This item has been electronically signed by:
Dana R. Johnson, AICP, Director

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
To conduct the first public hearing to solicit comments and input on the proposed amendments
to Chapters 78 and 134 of the Cobb County Code.

BACKGROUND
At various times throughout the year, the Board of Commissioners has directed the Community
Development staff to prepare amendments to the Official Code of Cobb County in order to
address concerns identified during the course of routine community development activities.
Staff has further been directed to bring these amendments forward in a timely fashion.
The second public hearing on the attached code amendment package will occur on October 25,
2016 at 7:00pm.

FUNDING
N/A

RECOMMENDATION
The Board of Commissioners conducts the first public hearing to solicit comments and input on
the proposed amendments to Chapters 78 and 134 of the Cobb County Code.

ATTACHMENTS
Code Amendments
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CODE AMENDMENTS
OFFICIAL CODE OF COBB COUNTY
PART I. - CHAPTERS 78 and 134
Version 1 - distributed on September 9, 2016

Board of Commissioners Public Hearing Dates


September 27, 2016 7:00 pm
October 25, 2016 7:00 pm

Planning Commission Public Hearing Date


October 4, 2016 9:00 am

Cobb County Community Development


P.O. Box 649
Marietta, GA 30061
www.cobbcounty.org

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PART 1. OFFICIAL CODE OF COBB COUNTY, GA


CHAPTER 78 LICENSES, PERMITS, AND BUSINESSES
ARTICLE III. SPECIAL LICENSES AND REGULATORY FEES
DIVISION 2. PEDDLERS, DOOR-TO-DOOR SALES PERSONS AND MOBILE FOOD VENDORS
SUBDIVISION IV. - VENDING
Section 78-120 is amended to read as follows:
Sec. 78-120. Violation of this article is a misdemeanor.
(a) Any person who violates Sections 78-117 to 78-121 is guilty of a misdemeanor.
(b) Penalties for violations of this division shall be punished as follows: as set out by Georgia law under
O.C.G.A 15-10-60.
(1) First conviction. A fine of not less than $100.00 nor more than $1,000.00 and costs and/or
imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 60 days or both.
(2) Second conviction. A fine of not less than $200.00 nor more than $1,000.00 and costs and/or
imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 60 days or both.
(3) Third conviction. A fine of not less than $500.00 nor more than $1,000.00 and costs and/or
imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 60 days or both.
(4) Fourth conviction. Any person convicted of four or more violations of this article shall be subject
to a fine of not less than $1,000.00 and costs and/or imprisonment in the county jail for not
more than 60 days or both. A fourth conviction shall be considered a misdemeanor of a high and
aggravated nature.

DIVISION 10. ACCESSORY SPECIAL EVENT PARKING


Sec 78.406. Accessory special event parking.
The following division sets forth provisions for the licensing of accessory special event parking.
Section 78-406.1 is amended to read as follows:
Sec. 78-406.1 Definitions Purpose.
The purpose of this division is to promote the health, safety, and welfare of Cobb County citizens
and visitors and to preserve promote neighborhood integrity by addressing issues of traffic flow and
pedestrian safety that may occur when paid parking is offered by private property owners, not part of
the major tourist attraction, to supplement parking provided for special events that occur when
property is used for the parking of motor vehicles by persons attending special events. The
establishment of a limited access zone and appropriate signs and barricades on public right-of-way
during special events is intended to reduce neighborhood impact, improve traffic conditions, increase
pedestrian safety in the area of the highest pedestrian volumes, and increase the ability of residents and
public safety officials to obtain neighborhood access and adequate parking. The establishment of
accessory special event parking license for accessory special event parking addresses private property
use for parking in areas that were not originally designed or licensed for special event parking;, the
safety of persons and property; traffic problems created by payment for parking;, motorized and nonmotorized vehicle and pedestrian traffic management;, emergency vehicle and public safety access;,
and/or litter created by operation and maintenance by a lot operator to ensure a properly administered
lot and adjacent area a lot operators failure to properly administer the lot and adjacent area after the
special event. These provisions are intended to promote the safety of area visitors, residents, and
businesses, and to provide a systematic approach to parking and traffic management for special events.
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special events are intended to reduce neighborhood impacts, improve traffic conditions, increase
pedestrian safety in the area of the highest pedestrian volumes, and increase the ability of residents and
public safety officials to obtain safe neighborhood access and parking.
Section 78-406.2 is amended to read as follows:
Sec. 78-406.2 Purpose Definitions.
The following words, terms and phrases, when used in this chapter, shall have the meanings ascribed to
them in this section, except where the context clearly indicates a different meaning:
Accessory special event parking means the provision of special event parking to the public for a
fee in a parking area that normally provides required or excess parking for a particular nonresidential
establishment or for parking as a primary use.
Accessory special event parking area means the designated area(s) to be used for accessory
special event parking as shown on the parking plan submitted by an applicant pursuant to Section 78406.3(d)(6).
Accessory special event parking license means the document issued by the Business License
Manager allowing the holder to provide accessory special event parking for the term of the license,
subject to the provisions of this Division and any additional conditions.
Limited access zone means the streets described in this division where accessory special event
parking licenses shall not be issued.
Major tourist attraction means a site of 12 acres or more devoted to a single use as an
amusement theme attraction, park, convention center, performing arts center, amphitheater, or
stadium which promotes the tourism interests of the county.
Special event means a event or gathering using private or public property, that draws an
estimated number of participants and spectators for or has the seating capacity to accommodate at
least two thousand (2,000) people present on any day of the event and that involves one or more of the
following activities:
(1) Closing of a public street;
(2) Blocking or restricting streets, sidewalks, alleys, or other public places, in whole or in part;
(3) Sale or distribution of food or beverages on streets, sidewalks, alleys, or other public places
or public property, or on private property pursuant to Section 6-133 or 78-117 to 78-121
where otherwise prohibited by ordinance;
(4) Erection or placement of a tent, utility pole, or other temporary structure on a street,
sidewalk, alley, or other public place;
(5) Erection or placement of a stage, bandshell, trailer, van, portable building, grandstand,
bleachers, or other apparatus used for entertainment purposes on public property, or on
private property where otherwise prohibited by ordinance; or
(6) Erection or placement of temporary signage, banners, or displays of any kind in or over a
public right of way, or on private property where otherwise prohibited by ordinance.
Section 78-406.3 is amended to read as follows:
Sec. 78-406.3. Applicability and requirements for the issuance of an accessory special event parking
license.

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(a) No person shall provide special event parking for a fee, including within the four-hour period before
the scheduled start time of the special event, and the two-hour period after the completion of the
special event, without an accessory special event parking license.
(b) An accessory special event parking license will only be issued only where the property to be utilized
for accessory special event parking has an active, nonresidential use as the primary use or where
parking is the primary use. to property with an active nonresidential use as the primary use of the
property. An accessory special event parking license will not be issued if primary access to the
accessory special event parking area is from public right-of-way within the limited access zone.
(c) Governmental owned or controlled properties and parking lots that satisfy zoning requirements for
major tourist attractions are not required to obtain an accessory special event parking license. The
limited access zone(s) shall be within 1/2 mile (2,640 feet) from the special event.
(d) All Each applicants for an accessory special event parking license shall submit an completed
application, available through the Community Development Agency, to the Business License Division
of the Community Development Agency at least thirty (30) days prior to the initial special event and
any subsequent events of the same nature. A final determination on the license shall be made
within fifteen (15) days of receipt of the completed application or the license is deemed granted.
Only completed applications will be considered. The application must contain the following:
(1) The applicants name, address, phone number, email address, and proof of identity;
(2) A description of the primary use of the property, copies of valid occupational tax certificates for
all businesses located on the property, and an affidavit that the primary use, as set forth in the
certificate of occupancy and occupational tax certificates for the property, is an active use at the
property;
(3) The name of the property owner, address, phone number, e-mail, and evidence of payment of
property taxes;
(4) Written, notarized statement of consent from property owner for use of the property for
accessory special event parking if the applicant is not the owner;
(5) The name, address, phone number, email, and proof of identity of the person responsible for
the operation of the special event parking area, if not the owner or the applicant;
(6) A parking plan in compliance with the Cobb County Code and Development Standards
indicating the address and name of the primary use on the property, as shown on the signage
for the primary use, boundaries of the parking area, preservation of parking for the primary use,
ingress and egress locations, the parking layout (no stacking is permitted, parking must be in
existing striped parking spaces), parking sign locations, and the area on the property where
payment will be received;
(7) An impact statement detailing how the applicants operation will mitigate potential impact on
roadway operations, incorporation safety features for pedestrians and addressing crime
prevention or any other public safety concerns relevant to this property;
(8) An application fee in the amount as approved by the board of commissioners for all accessory
special event parking license; and
(9) Evidence of any shared parking arrangements or parking agreements with any other property
owner or business and their written approval, if such an agreement exists.
(e) Only completed applications will be considered. In the event an incomplete application package is
received, Community Development shall notify the applicant who shall forward the missing
information with three (3) business days. The fifteen day approval period shall not begin until the
completed application package is received by Community Development.
(f) If approved, a license expires one year from the date of issuance and may be renewed only by
subsequent application.

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(g) A license may be denied on a determination that the proposed accessory special event parking
would adversely affect traffic management, pedestrian safety, or public safety. based on the
Community Development Agencys determination that the proposed accessory special event parking
would adversely impact traffic management or public safety If the application for a license is denied,
the applicant may appeal that decision as provided in this division. In the event the license is denied
for this reason, the community development director shall provide notice to the applicant with the
reason(s) for denial and shall add, to the next available board of commissioners meeting, an agenda
item for the board to consider approval of the accessory special event parking license which said
hearing shall be conducted in accordance with Section 78-406.6.
(h) Licenses under this division do not authorize the use of the lots for paid parking other than for
special events.
Section 78-406.4 is amended to read as follows:
Sec. 78-406.4. Revocation Operational Requirements for Accessory Special Event Parking.
By acceptance of an approved accessory special event parking license, the licensee agrees the following
operational requirements shall be met every time accessory special event parking is provided for the
public:
(a) On the day of a special event, a temporary sandwich-board sign must be displayed in the accessory
special event parking area near each entrance to the parking area in the location(s) shown on the
parking site plan. The sign copy area must be at least 18 inches high and 24 inches wide (but no
larger than 24 inches by 36 inches) with a maximum height from grade to the top of the sign of four
feet, including a parking symbol, at least 10 inches in height designated by the county, and include
the following wording with the blanks filled in appropriately: Special Event Parking Lot, License #
___, Parking Fee $___, Operator phone # ___-___-____. The parking fee must be in a font that is at
least 6 inches in height. When the lot is full, the sign must be turned around to display wording
visible from the street that the parking lot is full. The sign is a traffic management device and a
display of license, so no other wording is permitted on the front of the sign. The sign must be of a
durable material, such as plastic, metal, wood, or like material, and must be professionally
fabricated and maintained in good repair. A sign permit is not required for this sign, which may be
displayed four hours prior to the event and removed two hours after completion of the special
event. The parking symbol, the wording, and the fee must be visible from the adjacent street. The
parking fee must remain the same throughout the day of the special event unless decreased, and
the amount charged for parking must not exceed the amount stated on the sign. The sign must be
visible on the special event parking area from the time cars are admitted for the special event
parking until the property has been cleaned of litter at the end of the special event.
(b) The accessory special event parking license and parking plan must be available for immediate on-site
inspection by county staff or public safety officials.
(c) The accessory special event parking area must be paved, striped, and lit in compliance with
standards prescribed by county ordinances for parking areas. Vehicles must be parked on approved
surfaces and in compliance with the parking plan.
(d) The accessory special event parking area must be staffed by at least two attendants, and an
additional attendant for each additional 100 parking spaces provided pursuant to the parking plan.
The attendant(s) who must be present on the accessory special event parking area from the time
the operator starts accepting payment on the lot for parking until the lot is full or the start of the
special event, whichever occurs first. A minimum of one attendant must remain on the lot at all
times until one hour after the end of the special event. Attendants shall guide vehicles in and out of
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attendants must be easily identifiable by uniform clothing indicating that they are employed to
provide accessory special event parking.
(e) The operator must provide clean up service on parkways, parking spaces, and sidewalks to remove
litter, trash, junk, or other debris found throughout the accessory special event parking area. The
attendants must be easily identifiable by uniform clothing indicating that they are employed to
provide accessory special event parking. Clean up service shall be completed within two hours of
after the end of the special event.
(i) Operators of accessory special event parking shall comply with all traffic management plans for the
major tourist attraction.
(j) The accessory special event parking must be operated in compliance with this Division and any
conditions set forth on the accessory special event parking license.
(k) Where a public safety issue occurs during the operation of the accessory special event parking lot,
the attendant(s) shall cooperate fully with the public safety agency which shall require such actions
as are in the best interests of the public. Operators shall take reasonable steps necessary to
maintain a safe lot and assist in preventing crime.
The county may revoke an accessory special event parking license issued under this division for
violations of any provision in this division if the accessory special event parking at the location adversely
affects traffic management, public safety, or other good cause; for making any material false
representation in an application for an accessory special event parking license; or if the primary use
ceases to operate. In the event of revocation, the procedures for appeal set out in this division apply
commencing with the date of revocation notice is provided to the applicant.
Section 78-406.5 is amended to read as follows:
Sec. 78-406.5. Procedures for appeal of denial or revocation of an accessory special event parking
license Revocation.
(a) The Community Development director may revoke an accessory special event parking license issued
under this division based on any material false representation in an application for an accessory
special event parking license; for violation of any provision in this division; if, in the opinion of public
safety officials, accessory special event parking operators allow unsafe areas or crimes against
persons; if, in the opinion of public safety officials, the operation of the accessory special event
parking area adversely affects traffic management or public safety; if the primary use ceases to
operate; or other good cause.
(b) Revocation notice shall be issued in accord with the following:
(1) Prior to the revocation of any accessory special event parking license, the community
development director shall provide notice to the applicant detailing the violation(s);
(2) The licensee shall have fifteen (15) days to address and correct the violation(s);
(3) Failure to correct the violation(s) within the required timeframe and communicate such
correction to the community development director shall result in a written notice of revocation
being issued to the licensee.
(c) Any licensee whose license is revoked may, within ten (10) days of the date of written notice, file a
written appeal with the community development agency director. The community development
director shall schedule an appeal hearing at the next available board of commissioners meeting
which said hearing shall be conducted in accordance with Section 78-406.6.
(d) Any appeal filed pursuant to this section shall state succinctly the grounds upon which it is asserted
that the determination should be modified or reversed and shall be accompanied by copies of the
permit application, the written notice of the determination of the county, and any other
documents material to the determination.

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Sec. 78-406.6. Board of commissioners hearing procedures.
The hearing held pursuant to this division shall be as informal as compatible with justice, the hearing
shall be expedited and normally shall not exceed 30 minutes in length, and the following procedures
shall prevail:
a. The reasons for Community Development not issuing a license or an existing license being revoked
shall be read. In the case of a revocation, the response from licensee shall also be read.
b. The county representative shall present evidence, and then the applicant/licensee shall present his
or her evidence with opportunity for each party to present rebuttal evidence, examination and cross
examination of witnesses, and questioning by the board of commissioners. No evidence shall be
presented which is not relevant to the charges.
c. After the hearing under this section the board of commissioners may take any of the following
actions: approve, approve with conditions in addition to those required by this division, or deny the
issuance of an accessory special event parking license. In the case of revocation hearing, the board
of commissioners may take any of the following actions: uphold, modify, or reverse the decision of
the community development agency director.

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Sec. 78-406.8. Offenses.


(a) It shall be unlawful to:
(1) Submit false documents, or otherwise make false statements of a material fact on an application
for any license submitted under this division;
(2) Provide special event parking for any vehicle during a special event in violation of this division;
(3) Violate any other provision of this division.
(b) Public safety officials may block access from the public right-of-way to any accessory special event
parking area that has not obtained the necessary license or to a licensed accessory special event
parking area that poses a public safety hazard, in the sole discretion of the public safety officer for
the best interests of the public.
(c) In the prosecution of an offense under this division, it is presumed that the property owner and
applicant for the accessory special event parking license, and the responsible person named on the
application for the operation of the special event parking area, are jointly and severally responsible
for violations of this division and for compliance with this division in the operation of the accessory
special event parking area.

The Official Code of Cobb County, Georgia, is amended by adding an Article numbered Chapter 78,
Article III, Division 10, Section 78-406.7 to 78-408.9 to read as follows:
Sec. 78-406.7. Appeal of a decision of the board of commissioners.
If a hearing occurred before the board of commissioners, such decision is final unless appeal is made to
the superior court of the county. Any aggrieved party may appeal a decision of the board of
commissioners by filing a petition for writ of certiorari to the superior court within 30 days of the
decision of the board of commissioners. For the purpose of this section, the appeal time shall run from
the day the particular vote or action is taken

Sec. 78-406.9. Penalties.


A violation of this chapter shall be punishable as provided in Section 1-10.
(a) Review by Administrator
(1) Any applicant who is denied an accessory special event parking license, or person whose
license is revoked (an appellant) may, within ten (10) days of the service of notice of such

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determination, file a written appeal from such determination with the Community
Development Agency Director.
(2) The Community Development Agency Director shall have ten (10) days from the date on
which the appeal was received in which to provide appellant a written notice that the
decision was affirmed, modified, or reversed. The notice to the appellant shall be deemed
served upon the appellant when it is personally delivered or when it is sent by regular mail
and certified mail by the United States Postal Service, to the name and address set for on
the application for permit.
(3) A decision by the Community Development Agency Director adverse to the applicant can be
appealed by the applicant for a show cause hearing with the board of commissioners. The
applicant will need to file a written appeal within ten (10) days of the service of notice of
such determination with the County Clerk or within ten (10) days plus three (3) days for
mailing from when the notice is sent to the applicant by regular and certified mail.
(4) In all hearings held pursuant to this section, the proceedings shall be as informal as
compatible with justice, the hearing shall be expedited and normally shall not exceed 30
minutes in length, and the following procedures shall prevail:
d. The charges and specifications against the licensee and the response as filed by the
licensee shall be read.
e. The county representative shall present evidence, and then the licensee shall present
his evidence, with opportunity for each party to present rebuttal evidence, examination
and cross examination of witnesses, and interrogation by the board of commissioners.
No evidence shall be presented which is not relevant to the charges.
f. After the hearing under this section the board of commissioners shall uphold, modify, or
reverse the decision of the Community Development Agency Director.
(5) Any appeals filed pursuant to this division shall state succinctly the grounds upon which it is
asserted that the determination should be modified or reversed and shall be accompanied
by copies of the permit application, the written notice of the determination of the county,
and any other papers or material to the determination.
(b) Any further judicial review shall be in accordance with law.
Sec. 78-406.6. Offenses.
(d) It shall be unlawful to:
(1) Submit false documents, or otherwise makes false statements of a material fact on an
application for any license submitted under this division;
(2) Provide special event parking for any vehicle during a special event in violation of this division;
(3) Each vehicle charged a fee for parking on a parking area during a special event in violation of this
division constituted a separate offense; and/or
(4) Violate any other provision of this division.
(e) In the prosecution of an offense under this division, it is presumed that:
(1) The property owner, applicant for the accessory special event parking license, and the
responsible person named on the application for the operation of the special event parking
area, are jointly and severally responsible for parking violations under this division and for
compliance with this division in the operation of the accessory special event parking area; and
(2) All vehicles parked on property during a special event have been charged a fee for parking
during the special event.
Sec. 78-406.7. Violation.
(c) Any person who violates this division is guilty of a misdemeanor.
(d) Penalties for violations of this division shall be as follows:

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imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 60 days or both.
(6) Second conviction. A fine of not less than $200.00 nor more than $1,000.00 and costs and/or
imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 60 days or both.
(7) Third conviction. A fine of not less than $500.00 nor more than $1,000.00 and costs and/or
imprisonment in the county jail for not more than 60 days or both.
(8) Fourth conviction. Any person convicted of four or more violations of this article shall be subject
to a fine of not less than $1,000.00 and costs and/or imprisonment in the county jail for not
more than 60 days or both. A fourth conviction shall be considered a misdemeanor of a high and
aggravated nature.
(c) Public safety officials may block access from the public right-of-way to any accessory special event
parking area that has not obtained the necessary license or to a licensed accessory special event
parking area that poses a public safety hazard, in the sole discretion of the public safety officer.

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ARTICLE VI. SIGNS
DIVISION 2. - ADMINISTRATION AND ENFORCEMENT
Subdivision II. - Permit
Section 134-375, is amended to read as follows:
Sec. 134-375. - Fees.
The application for a permit shall be accompanied by the appropriate permit fee as established by the
board of commissioners from time to time. The board of commissioners may by amendment to this
article establish any other fees, or amend fees set by this article. The sign permit fees shall be:
(1) Temporary banner permits shall be $25.00 each.
(2) Renewal fee for existing off-premises signs shall be $50.00 $75.00 per face.
(3) Wall signs, freestanding signs, panel changes, or any other sign not covered under [subsections]
(1) and (2) of this section shall be $50.00 for up to the first $1,000.00 of sign construction cost,
plus one percent of the sign construction cost exceeding the initial $1,000.00 cost $50.00 for up
to the first 50 square feet, $100.00 for signs between 51 feet to 100 square feet, $200.00 for
signs between 101 square feet to 150 square feet, $300.00 for signs over 151 square feet.
Additionally, double faced (two-sided) signs are an additional $0.75 per square foot for the
second side of the sign.
(4) Any person, company or entity who commences work on a sign before obtaining the
necessary permits, or exceeds the scope of work authorized by the necessary permits, shall be
subject to a penalty fee equal to the required permit fees. The penalty fee shall be paid in
addition to the required permit fee. The penalty fee shall not to exceed $1,000.00.

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COBB COUNTY FINANCE


PUBLIC HEARING AGENDA COVER
REGULAR MEETING OF SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
ITEM
NO.

Finance
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To conduct a public hearing on the Proposed FY 2017 Budget.

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Agenda Item Number. 1

Office of Finance & Economic


Development
Jim Pehrson, CPA, Director/Comptroller
100 Cherokee Street, Suite 400 450
Marietta, Georgia 30090-9610
(770) 528-1503 / fax: (770) 528-1501

TO:

David Hankerson, County Manager

FROM:

James Pehrson, Director/Comptroller


This item has been electronically signed by:
James Pehrson, CPA, Director/Comptroller

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
To conduct a public hearing on the Proposed FY 2017 Budget.

BACKGROUND
On Tuesday, August 23, 2016, the Proposed FY 2017 Budget was presented to the Board of
Commissioners during the 1:30 p.m. Work Session. On Monday, August 22, 2016, a notice was
published in the Marietta Daily Journal announcing that a public hearing would be held
regarding the Proposed FY 2017 Budget on Tuesday, September 13, 2016. A second notice was
published in the Marietta Daily Journal on Monday, September 12, 2016, announcing that an
additional public hearing would be held regarding the Proposed FY 2017 Budget on Tuesday,
September 27, 2016 at the regular meeting of the Board of Commissioners. The Board of
Commissioners will consider adoption of the FY 2017 Budget on Tuesday, September 27, 2016
after the second public hearing.

FUNDING
N/A

RECOMMENDATION
The Board of Commissioners conduct a public hearing on the Proposed FY 2017 Budget.

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Comm. Dist.
All

PUBLIC COMMENT
(BEGINNING OF MEETING)
SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
Those persons wishing to address the Board of Commissioners will please sign up on the "Public
Comment" sign-in sheet located inside the meeting room. The sign-in sheet is located on a table
near the front of the room (under the overhead screen).
Sign-in sheets will be available approximately five (5) minutes before the meeting begins. Please
note that there are separate sheets for beginning of meeting and end of meeting with six (6)
positions on each sheet.
Persons signed up to address the Board will be called upon by the County Attorney and will
please come forward to make their remarks from the podium. Each speaker will be allotted a
maximum of five (5) minutes, as shown on a timer at the podium. Speakers should direct their
comments toward the Chairman only.
The Board is pleased to offer this opportunity at each regular meeting.

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CONSENT AGENDA
REGULAR MEETING OF SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
ITEM
NO.

WATER SYSTEM AGENCY


Engineering
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To approve Change Order No. 1 (final) to the construction contract with K. M. Davis
Contracting Co., Inc. for Independence Square Water Main Replacement, Program
No. W2231.

To approve Change Order No. 1 (final) to the construction contract with John H.
Pruett Construction Co., Inc. for Addison Heights Phase 3 Water Main Replacement,
Program No. W2263.

To convey by quit claim deed any County rights associated with an unused sanitary
sewer easement crossing 1631 White Circle and located in Land Lot 793 of the 16th
District, to the underlying property owner, the City of Marietta Housing Authority.
Stormwater

To authorize decommitment of funding for a Stormwater Management project at 4826


Shallow Creek Drive, Program No. SW0818.

To accept a Quit Claim Deed conveying a detention pond lot in the West Chase
Subdivision to Cobb County.
TRANSPORTATION AGENCY
Airport

To approve Supplemental Agreement No. 2 to Work Order No. E4 with Michael Baker
International, Inc., for completion of an Alternative Analysis Study as part of the
Master Plan Update for Cobb County International Airport McCollum Field,
CCDOT Contract No. 000884.
Engineering

To approve the Third Quarter Update to the Department of Transportations


Prequalified List of Engineering and Associated Specialty Firms available to be utilized
for the procurement of professional services for the 2016-2017 prequalification period.
Traffic Operations

To authorize the creation of one full-time Construction Inspector position, Grade 49, to
support the Right-of-Way Utility Permitting Unit, and authorize the procurement
of required support equipment, furnishings, and supplies.

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Transit
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To adopt a resolution designating electronic signature authority to the Department of


Transportation Accountant III for the Transit Award Management System process.
SUPPORT SERVICES AGENCY
Information Services

10

To authorize the Information Services Department to purchase computer software in


an amount not to exceed $283,500.00 under provisions of a Georgia Department of
Administrative Services contract.
PUBLIC SAFETY AGENCY
Police

11

To approve a Memorandum of Understanding Agreement between Cobb County and


the State of Georgia, Georgia Emergency Management Agency, Homeland Security for
the retention of FY16 Homeland Security Grant funds and authorize the acceptance
of a chemical detector and explosives detector for the Bomb Team/Chemical,
Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive program.

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To approve a Memorandum of Understanding/Agreement between Cobb County and


the State of Georgia, Georgia Emergency Management Agency, Homeland Security for
the retention of FY16 Homeland Security Grant funds and authorize the acceptance of
a X-ray processor, processing plates, and Avatar Robotic System for the Bomb
Disposal Unit program.
Fire & Emergency Services

13

To approve new five-year ambulance provider contracts with Metro Atlanta


Ambulance and Puckett Ambulance Services through 2021 to provide indigent and
county required ambulance services in designated EMS zones, and approve a
resolution to this effect.

14

To authorize the acceptance of Homeland Security funds passed through the Georgia
Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security.
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AGENCY
Planning

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To adopt annexation response per HB489 Intergovernmental Agreement and HB2


regarding a petition for annexation on 15.4 acre tract known as 1644; 1670; 1710; 1720
Ben King Road in the City of Kennesaw.

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To adopt annexation response per HB489 Intergovernmental Agreement and HB2


regarding a petition for annexation on 0.396 acre tract known as 2495 Adams Drive in
the City of Smyrna.

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To authorize issuance of a Request for Proposals to procure professional services for
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the implementation of action items from the Dobbins Air Reserve Base Joint Land Use
Study, in partnership with Dobbins Air Reserve Base, the City of Marietta, and the
City of Smyrna.

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To authorize the design and the use of the South Cobb logo.
Business License

19

To review the summary of the Appeal Hearing conducted on August 18, 2016 by the
License Review Board for Justin Wilson.
HUMAN RESOURCES

20

To approve a revision of the Compensation Policy.


FINANCE

21

To adopt a resolution approving the issuance by the Development Authority of Cobb


County of its Senior Living Refunding Revenue Bonds for the purpose of assisting
Provident Group - Creekside Properties LLC.

22

To approve a request for Enterprise Zone incentives for Core5 Logistics Center at
Hartman Road.

23

To adopt a resolution adopting all budget amendments set forth in agenda items on this
date.

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To authorize funding contribution to Cobb Travel & Tourism from the Cobb County
General Fund.
JUVENILE COURT

25

To authorize the acceptance of grant funds from Georgia Court Appointed Special
Advocates, Inc. for the Juvenile Courts Court Appointed Special Advocates program.
COUNTY CLERK

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To approve the minutes of the following meetings:


September 12, 2016
September 13, 2016
September 20, 2016

- Special Called Meeting/Agenda Work Session


- Regular Meeting of the Board
- BOC Zoning Hearing (provided under separate cover)

MOTION: Motion to approve the Consent Agenda, and authorize execution of the necessary
documents by the appropriate County personnel.
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Agenda Item Number. 1

Cobb County Water System


Stephen D. McCullers, P.E., Director

Comm. Dist.

Customer Services Facility


660 South Cobb Drive
Marietta, Georgia 30060-3105
(770) 423-1000

TO:

David Hankerson, County Manager

FROM:

Stephen D. McCullers, P.E., Director

This item has been electronically signed by:


Stephen D. McCullers, P.E., Director

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
To approve Change Order No. 1 (final) to the construction contract with K. M. Davis
Contracting Co., Inc. for Independence Square Water Main Replacement, Program No. W2231.

BACKGROUND

On August 13, 2013, the Board of Commissioners awarded K. M. Davis Contracting Co., Inc. a
contract to replace approximately 10,500 linear feet of water mains with 6-inch ductile iron pipe
and related appurtenances within the Independence Square Subdivision.
The construction has been completed at a cost of $776,681.32 or $141,918.68 less than the
approved contract amount of $918,600.00. The decrease is due to final quantity adjustments,
primarily involving smaller quantities needed for 12-inch bore and casing, 6-inch free bore,
couplings, fire hydrants, concrete driveway replacement, and sod installation.
Original Contract
Change Order No. 1 (final)
Revised Contract

$918,600.00
($141,918.68)
$776,681.32

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Agenda Item Number. 1

FUNDING
No additional funding is required for the Water Systems Independence Square Water Main
Replacement, Program No. W2231.
Decrease Encumbrance:
GAE 510081313304

510-500-5754-8260

Transfer from:
Independence Square Water Main Replacement
Construction
510-500-5754-8260
Interest Expense on Retainage
510-500-5754-6613
Meter Purchase Replacement
510-500-5754-8456
Contingency
510-500-5754-8810
Total
Transfer to:
Subdivision Service Line Replacement
Preliminary Estimates
510-500-5754-8005

W2231-C

$141,918.68

W2231-C
W2231-A
W2231-M
W2231-T

$141,918.68
$ 4,500.00
$ 3,664.98
$ 18,370.00
$168,453.66

W2701-Z

$168,453.66

RECOMMENDATION
The Board of Commissioners approve Change Order No. 1 (final) to the construction contract
with K. M. Davis Contracting Co., Inc., a savings to the project in the amount of $141,918.68,
for Independence Square Water Main Replacement, Program No. W2231; authorize the
corresponding budget transactions; and further authorize the Chairman to execute the necessary
documents.

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Agenda Item Number. 2

Cobb County Water System


Stephen D. McCullers, P.E., Director

Comm. Dist.

Customer Services Facility


660 South Cobb Drive
Marietta, Georgia 30060-3105
(770) 423-1000

TO:

David Hankerson, County Manager

FROM:

Stephen D. McCullers, P.E., Director

This item has been electronically signed by:


Stephen D. McCullers, P.E., Director

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
To approve Change Order No. 1 (final) to the construction contract with John H. Pruett
Construction Co., Inc. for Addison Heights Phase 3 Water Main Replacement, Program No.
W2263.

BACKGROUND

On September 23, 2014, the Board of Commissioners awarded John H. Pruett Construction Co.,
Inc. a contract to replace approximately 5,500 linear feet of existing mains with 6-inch ductile
iron pipe (DIP) along Chapman Drive, Wood Forest Road, Wood Forest Court, Woodgate
Drive, Woodgate Court, Highbrook Court, and Brookridge Court and all related appurtenances.
The construction has been completed at a cost of $394,923.45 or $39,959.85 less than the
approved contract amount of $434,883.30. The decrease is due to final quantity adjustments
primarily involving smaller quantities needed for 12-inch bore and casing, concrete curb and
gutter, fire hydrants, concrete driveways, and sod installation.
Original Contract
Change Order No. 1 (final)
Revised Contract

$ 434,883.30
($ 39,959.85)
$ 394,923.45

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Agenda Item Number. 2

FUNDING
No additional funding is required for the Water Systems Addison Heights Phase 3 Water Main
Replacement, Program No. W2263.
Decrease Encumbrance:
GAE 500092314601

510-500-5754-8260 W2263-C

$39,959.85

Transfer from:
Addison Heights Phase 3 Water Main Replacement
Construction
510-500-5754-8260 W2263-C

$39,959.85

Transfer to:
Asbestos/Cement Water Main Replacement
Preliminary Estimates
510-500-5754-8005 W2055-Z

$39,959.85

RECOMMENDATION
The Board of Commissioners approve a Change Order No. 1 (final) to the construction contract
with John H. Pruett Construction Co., Inc., a savings to the project in the amount of $39,959.85,
for Addison Heights Phase 3 Water Main Replacement, Program No. W2263; authorize the
corresponding budget transactions; and further authorize the Chairman to execute the necessary
documents.

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Agenda Item Number. 3

Cobb County Water System


Stephen D. McCullers, P.E., Director
Customer Services Facility
660 South Cobb Drive
Marietta, Georgia 30060-3105
(770) 423-1000

TO:

David Hankerson, County Manager

FROM:

Stephen D. McCullers, P.E., Director


This item has been electronically signed by:
Stephen D. McCullers, P.E., Director

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
To convey by quit claim deed any County rights associated with an unused sanitary sewer
easement crossing 1631 White Circle and located in Land Lot 793 of the 16th District, to the
underlying property owner, the City of Marietta Housing Authority.

BACKGROUND
The City of Marietta Housing Authority, owner of 1631 White Circle, has requested that any
County rights associated with an unused sewer easement on the property be returned to the
underlying property owner by quit claim deed. The Water System has examined existing and
anticipated sewer needs in this area and has no plans to extend sewer service through this parcel.
The Water System does not need the easement and concurs with the property owners request.

FUNDING
N/A

RECOMMENDATION
The Board of Commissioners convey by quit claim deed any County rights associated with an
unused sanitary sewer easement crossing 1631 White Circle and located in Land Lot 793 of the
16th District, to the underlying property owner, the City of Marietta Housing Authority, and
authorize the Chairman to execute the necessary documents.

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Description: Quit Claim Request - Sanitary Sewer Easement

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Agenda Item Number. 4

Cobb County Water System


Stephen D. McCullers, P.E., Director
Customer Services Facility
660 South Cobb Drive
Marietta, Georgia 30060-3105
(770) 423-1000

TO:

David Hankerson, County Manager

FROM:

Stephen D. McCullers, P.E., Director


This item has been electronically signed by:
Stephen D. McCullers, P.E., Director

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
To authorize decommitment of funding for a Stormwater Management project at 4826 Shallow
Creek Drive, Program No. SW0818.

BACKGROUND
On July 10, 2007, the Cobb County Board of Commissioners approved the award of a work
order under the then-current Unit Price Contract with W. E. Contracting Co., Inc., in the amount
of $31,690.00, to remove outlet control works from a breached detention pond dam in Falcon
Hills Subdivision, Unit I, and stabilize eroded streambanks in the area with riprap stone.
After repeated efforts, Stormwater Management staff has been unable to obtain access
permission from the affected property owners. Since the initial washout of the pond and original
BOC approval, the streambanks appear to have revegetated and stabilized, and no additional
complaints have been received.
If complaints begin again in this area, subject to receiving written permissions from the affected
property owners, Stormwater Management can reconsider the project under a current Unit Price
Agreement with revised scope.

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FUNDING
Reverse the budget allocations made in 2007, as follows:
Decrease Encumbrance:
GAE 500 510071007403

510 500 5758 6496

SW0818-C

$31,690.00

Transfer from:
4826 Shallow Creek Drive
Drainage Contract R&M Service

510-500-5758-6496

SW0818-C

$31,690.00

Transfer to:
Stormwater Multi-year Budget
Drainage Contract R&M Service

510-500-5758-6496

SW9999-Z

$31,690.00

RECOMMENDATION
The Board of Commissioners authorize decommitment of funding, in the amount of $31,690.00,
for a Stormwater Management project at 4826 Shallow Creek Drive, Program No. SW0818;
authorize the corresponding budget transactions; and further authorize the Chairman to execute
all necessary documents.

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Agenda Item Number. 5

Cobb County Water System


Stephen D. McCullers, P.E., Director
Customer Services Facility
660 South Cobb Drive
Marietta, Georgia 30060-3105
(770) 423-1000

TO:

David Hankerson, County Manager

FROM:

Stephen D. McCullers, P.E., Director


This item has been electronically signed by:
Stephen D. McCullers, P.E., Director

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
To accept a Quit Claim Deed conveying a detention pond lot in the West Chase Subdivision to
Cobb County.

BACKGROUND
The latest revision of the Final Plat for West Chase Subdivision, located in Land Lot 191 of the
20th District of Cobb County, was recorded on December 1, 1994. The detention pond lot was
sold to an individual at a tax auction, and has fallen into disrepair. Surrounding residences have
complained about potential hazardous trees growing in and around the pond. The Water System
contacted the property owner, explaining that this lot must remain a detention pond lot and
cannot be further developed, and suggested that the property be donated to Cobb County. The
Water System is willing to accept ownership of the pond and assume responsibility for its
functional maintenance, with the provision that aesthetic maintenance becomes, explicitly, the
responsibility of the West Chase Homeowners Association. This is consistent with Cobb County
policy.
Once the current situation was properly understood, the property owner furnished a Quit Claim
Deed to transfer ownership to Cobb County. The Water System recommends acceptance of
this property as a fee simple donation subject to the provision that the West Chase HOA
accept responsibility for aesthetic maintenance of the pond and all wooden fences.

FUNDING
Not applicable for the acceptance of this fee simple donation.

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RECOMMENDATION
The Board of Commissioners accept a Quit Claim deed conveying the detention pond lot in the
West Chase Subdivision to Cobb County and authorize the Chairman to execute the necessary
documents.

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Agenda Item Number. 6

Cobb County
Department of Transportation
Jim Wilgus, Director

Comm. Dist.
1

1890 County Services Parkway


Marietta, Georgia 30008-4014
(770) 528-1600 / fax: (770) 528-1601

TO:

David Hankerson, County Manager

FROM:

Jim Wilgus, Director


This item has been electronically signed by:
Jim Wilgus, Director

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
To approve Supplemental Agreement No. 2 to Work Order No. E4 with Michael Baker International, Inc., for
completion of an Alternative Analysis Study as part of the Master Plan Update for Cobb County International
Airport McCollum Field, CCDOT Contract No. 000884.

BACKGROUND
On May 26, 2015, the Board of Commissioners approved Work Order No. E4 with The LPA Group, Inc., in an
amount not to exceed $167,057.00, for the Master Plan Update for Cobb County International Airport
McCollum Field (Airport).
On September 22, 2015, the Board authorized the acceptance of the assignment of the capital improvement
projects services agreement with The LPA Group, Inc., to Michael Baker International, Inc.
To appropriately plan for the future development of the Airport in accordance with the Boards vision
of accommodating both community and business aircraft, it is necessary to update the current Master Plan,
which was initiated in 2006. The update will include forecasting the future anticipated types and number of
housed aircraft and runway operations at the Airport. An evaluation of this forecast will identify the Federal
Aviation Administration (FAA) standards that will be applied to future development.
As the Master Plan Update project progressed, it was determined that completion of a noise study would
provide useful information for the Board in determining potential noise impacts of any future improvements.
The State of Georgia Division of Aviation (State) confirmed that the noise study would be eligible for
reimbursement in a future federal grant.
On April 26, 2016, the Board approved Supplemental Agreement No. 1 to Work Order No. E4 with Michael
Baker International, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $15,390.00, for completion of the Noise Study as part of
the Master Plan Update for the Airport.
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Agenda Item Number. 6

During review of the draft Capital Improvement Plan segment of the Master Plan Update process, the State
concluded that investing in an alternative analysis study to determine the optimum separation distance of the
taxiway from the runway, relative to the airports unique topography, would be a valuable exercise. This
analysis could result in significant construction savings if the FAA were to approve an alternate separation
criteria for the airport.
The Department requests approval of Supplemental Agreement No. 2 to Work Order No. E4 with Michael
Baker International, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $29,522.00, for completion of an Alternative Analysis
Study. The cost of this study will be 90 percent reimbursable from an anticipated future FAA grant. The
required 10 percent local match of $2,952.20 is available in the Airport Divisions FY16 Operating Budget
Fund Balance Reserves account. In the unlikely event that anticipated future FAA grant funds are not made
available to the County, required funding will be transferred from the Airport Division's Fund Balance Reserves
account, in an amount not to exceed $26,569.80.

FUNDING
Available in the Grant Fund with the following interfund transfer from the Airport Divisions approved FY16
Operating Budget and appropriation of anticipated Federal Aviation Administration Grant funding for
consulting fees:
Transfer from:

010-050-0720-0720-8852 (Airport Fund Balance)

$ 2,952.20

Transfer to:

270-050-F010-F010-6312 (Consulting Svcs.)

$ 2,952.20

Increase Revenue:

270-050-F010-F010-4466 (GDOT Revenue)

$26,569.80

Increase Expenditure:

270-050-F010-F010-6312 (Consulting Svcs.)

$26,569.80

Increase GAE 270052615606:

270-050-F010-F010-6312 (Consulting Svcs.)

$29,522.00

RECOMMENDATION
The Board of Commissioners approve Supplemental Agreement No. 2 to Work Order No. E4 with Michael
Baker International, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $29,522.00, for completion of an Alternative Analysis
Study as part of the Master Plan Update for Cobb County International Airport McCollum Field, CCDOT
Contract No. 000884; authorize the corresponding budget transactions; and further authorize the Chairman to
execute the necessary documents.

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Agenda Item Number. 7

Cobb County
Department of Transportation

Comm. Dist.

Jim Wilgus, Director


1890 County Services Parkway
Marietta, Georgia 30008-4014
(770) 528-1600 / fax: (770) 528-1601

TO:

David Hankerson, County Manager

FROM:

Jim Wilgus, Director


This item has been electronically signed by:
Jim Wilgus, Director

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
To approve the Third Quarter Update to the Department of Transportations Prequalified List of
Engineering and Associated Specialty Firms available to be utilized for the procurement of
professional services for the 2016-2017 prequalification period.

BACKGROUND
On July 22, 1997, the Board of Commissioners approved the Policy for Procurement of
Professional Services.
On December 13, 2005, July 28, 2009, November 22, 2011, December 20, 2011, and November
25, 2014, the Board authorized amendments to update and clarify provisions of the policy. The
Policy for Procurement of Professional Services requires a review of the firms on the
prequalified list every two years to ensure each firm continues to meet the necessary standards
for inclusion on the list.
Beginning January 1, 2013, the Department transitioned to acceptance of the Georgia
Department of Transportation (GDOT) prequalified list in lieu of the separate Cobb County
qualification process, along with certification that GDOT prequalified firms have an established
office in the metro-Atlanta area. Any firms not GDOT qualified are required to follow the Cobb
County process for qualification.
On May 23, 2016, the Board approved the Departments Prequalified List of Engineering and
Associated Specialty Firms for the 2016-2017 prequalification period, which will expire on May
22, 2018.

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On June 28, 2016, the Board approved the Second Quarter Update to the Departments
Prequalified List of Engineering and Associated Specialty Firms available to be utilized for the
procurement of professional services for the 2016-2017 prequalification period.
Additions to the 2016-2017 Prequalified List of Engineering and Associated Specialty Firms
have been determined. The Third Quarter Update to the list of firms available for the 2016-2017
prequalification period is attached.

FUNDING
N/A

RECOMMENDATION
The Board of Commissioners approve the Third Quarter Update to the Department of
Transportations Prequalified List of Engineering and Associated Specialty Firms available to
be utilized for the procurement of professional services for the 2016-2017 prequalification
period, which expires on May 22, 2018.

ATTACHMENTS
Prequalified List of Engineering and Associated Specialty Firms Third Quarter Update

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
PREQUALIFIED LIST OF ENGINEERING AND
ASSOCIATED SPECIALTY FIRMS
THIRD QUARTER UPDATE
(2016 - 2017 Prequalification Period)

FIRM NAME

LOCATION

1.

Goodwyn, Mills and Cawood, Inc.

Alpharetta

2.

TJ Schell, LLC

Marietta

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GA
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Agenda Item Number. 8

Cobb County
Department of Transportation

Comm. Dist.

Jim Wilgus, Director


1890 County Services Parkway
Marietta, Georgia 30008-4014
(770) 528-1600 / fax: (770) 528-1601

TO:

David Hankerson, County Manager

FROM:

Jim Wilgus, Director


This item has been electronically signed by:
Jim Wilgus, Director

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
To authorize the creation of one full-time Construction Inspector position, Grade 49, to support
the Right-of-Way Utility Permitting Unit, and authorize the procurement of required support
equipment, furnishings, and supplies.

BACKGROUND
On March 13, 2001, the Board of Commissioners approved the creation of the Right-of-Way
Utility Permitting Unit within the Department of Transportation, and established a right-of-way
permit fee schedule. Fees charged are utilized to offset the costs associated with the permitting,
inspection and management of utilities within County rights-of-way.
Right-of-Way Utility Permitting Unit activities are currently performed by one Utility Permitting
Manager, one Contract/Project Manager, three part-time Construction Inspectors, and one parttime GIS Technician. Due to the recent increase in wireless broadband services, the number of
miles of telecommunication fiber has increased dramatically, requiring more time for each
inspection. Therefore, the Department requests the addition of one new full-time Construction
Inspector position to ensure appropriate personnel resources are available for the required
monitoring necessary to efficiently and effectively protect County rights-of-way.

IMPACT STATEMENT
The Department requests one full-time Construction Inspector position be created in the Right-ofWay Utility Permitting Unit #0730. It is anticipated that annual salary and fringe benefit
requirements for this position will be approximately $79,442.00. The position is requested to
be effective November 7, 2016; therefore, FY17 salary and fringe benefit expenses are estimated
to be $70,276.00.
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Addition of this position will require procurement of a new field vehicle equipped with Rocket
wireless capability, a new laptop computer with associated software/accessories, new cubicle
space in the Transportation Management Center, and miscellaneous routine operating/supply
expenses. The initial required support equipment and furnishings for the Construction Inspector
position are projected not to exceed $42,263.00. Miscellaneous routine annual operating/supply
expenses for this position are estimated at approximately $970.00 per year.
Funding for FY17 costs associated with the new position and required support equipment,
furnishings, and supplies is available in the Right-of-Way Utility Permitting Unit's Fund Balance
Reserves account, in an amount not to exceed $113,509.00. Future personal services and required
operating expenses will be budgeted through the Department's biennial budget request/approval
process. Permit fees charged will continue to be analyzed annually to ensure revenue collections
are sufficient to offset all personnel and operating costs associated with the permitting, inspection
and management of utilities within County rights-of-way.

FUNDING
Funding will be available in the Department's FY17 Budget, with the following budget transfers:
Transfer from: 010-050-0730-0730-8852 (Fund Balance Reserves)

$113,509.00

Transfer to:

010-050-0730-0730-6012 (Salaries)
010-050-0730-0730-6122 (Computer Supplies)

$ 70,276.00
$
111.00

010-050-0730-0730-6258 (Accountable Equipment)

4,776.00

010-050-0730-0730-6349 (IT Subscription Fee)

49.00

010-050-0730-0730-6385 (Wireless Telephone Svc.)

970.00

010-050-0730-0730-6500 (Equipment-Outside R&M)

279.00

010-050-0730-0730-6577 (Freight)

37.00

010-050-0730-0730-8460 (Office Furniture)

8,560.00

010-050-0730-0730-8605 (Autos, Vans, Trucks)

$ 28,451.00

RECOMMENDATION
The Board of Commissioners authorize the creation of one full-time Construction Inspector
position, Grade 49, effective November 7, 2016, to support the Right-of-Way Utility Permitting
Unit; authorize the procurement of required support equipment, furnishings, and supplies, in an
amount not to exceed $43,233.00; and further authorize the corresponding FY17 budget
transactions, following adoption.

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Agenda Item Number. 9

Cobb County
Department of Transportation
Jim Wilgus, Director
1890 County Services Parkway
Marietta, Georgia 30008-4014
(770) 528-1600 / fax: (770) 528-1601

TO:

David Hankerson, County Manager

FROM:

Jim Wilgus, Director


This item has been electronically signed by:
Jim Wilgus, Director

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
To adopt a resolution designating electronic signature authority to the Department of
Transportation Accountant III for the Transit Award Management System process.

BACKGROUND
Cobb County is the recipient of annual federal transit assistance funding administered by the
Federal Transit Administration (FTA). These funds are used to finance capital, planning and
operating projects for Cobb Community Transit (CCT) and CobbLinc, a service of CCT.
The Transit Award Management System (TrAMS) is utilized to electronically apply for and
manage all aspects of the various FTA grant programs. County staff and elected officials utilize
TrAMS to create and submit FTA grant applications, execute the annual Certifications and
Assurances required by FTA, execute grant awards, submit budget revisions and quarterly
reports, and to access other grantee information. A Personal Identification Number (PIN) is
required to perform many of these functions.
To effectively maintain system security and integrity, the process for receiving and updating
TrAMS user access privileges requires formal authorization from the governing body of each
grant recipient. In order to receive a PIN to conduct ongoing grant management activities, the
Board of Commissioners must adopt an Authorizing Resolution and execute a Designation of
Signature Authority document, as required for submission to the FTA.
Recent personnel changes within the Department have resulted in the need to update existing
TrAMS user access privileges to add new staff and remove those no longer requiring access.
The Department recommends authorization for the Accountant III to receive a PIN to allow
submission of grant applications and performance of various grant management activities via
the TrAMS system, as approved by the Board.
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FUNDING
N/A

RECOMMENDATION
The Board of Commissioners adopt a resolution designating electronic signature authority to the
Department of Transportation Accountant III for the submission of grant applications and
performance of various grant management activities via the Federal Transit Administration
(FTA) Transit Award Management System (TrAMS) process; and authorize the Chairman to
execute the necessary documents.

ATTACHMENTS
FTA Authorizing Resolution
Designation of Signature Authority TrAMS

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RESOLUTION
Resolution authorizing the submission of grant applications and performance of various grant
management activities with the Federal Transit Administration, an operating administration of
the United States Department of Transportation, for Federal transportation assistance
authorized by 49 U.S.C. chapter 53, title 23 United States Code and other Federal statutes
administered by the Federal Transit Administration.
WHEREAS, the Federal Transit Administration has been delegated authority to award Federal
financial assistance for a transportation project; and
WHEREAS, the grant or cooperative agreement for Federal financial assistance will impose
certain obligations upon Cobb County, and may require Cobb County to provide the local share
of the project cost; and
WHEREAS, Cobb County has provided or will provide all annual certifications and assurances to
the Federal Transit Administration required for the project;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Cobb County Board of Commissioners:
1.

That the Accountant III of Cobb County Department of Transportation is authorized to


submit grant applications and perform various grant management activities on behalf
of Cobb County with the Federal Transit Administration for Federal assistance authorized
by 49 U.S.C. Chapter 53, Title 23, United States Code, or other Federal statutes
authorizing a project administered by the Federal Transit Administration. Cobb County
Government has received authority from the designated recipient, the Metropolitan Atlanta
Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA), to apply for Urbanized Area Formula Program
assistance.

2.

That the Accountant III of Cobb County Department of Transportation is authorized to file
with its applications the annual certifications and assurances and other documents the
Federal Transit Administration requires before awarding a Federal assistance grant or
cooperative agreement.

CERTIFICATION
The undersigned duly qualified Chairman of the Cobb County Board of Commissioners, acting
on behalf of the Cobb County Board of Commissioners, certified that the foregoing is a true and
correct copy of a resolution adopted at a legally convened meeting of the Cobb County Board of
Commissioners held on September 27, 2016.
This

day of

, 2016

Timothy D. Lee, Chairman


Cobb County Board of Commissioners

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DESIGNATION OF SIGNATURE AUTHORITY


FOR THE
TRANSIT AWARD MANAGEMENT SYSTEM
(TrAMS)
The Cobb County Board of Commissioners hereby authorizes the individual listed below
to be assigned the use of a Personal Identification Number (PIN) for submission of all
FTA grant applications and performance of various other grant management activities,
on behalf of the officials below, for the FTAs Transit Award Management System
(TrAMS).
Department of Transportation Staff
Submission of FTA grant applications
Various grant management activities
Tiffany Singleton, Accountant III

Date ____________
Timothy D. Lee, Chairman
Cobb County Board of Commissioners

Date ____________
Deborah L. Dance
County Attorney of Cobb County

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Agenda Item Number. 10

Cobb County Information Services


Sharon A. Stanley, Director
100 Cherokee Street, Suite 520
Marietta, Georgia 30090-7000
(770) 528-8700 / fax: (770) 528-8706

TO:

David Hankerson, County Manager

FROM:

Sharon A. Stanley, Director


Eddie Canon, Support Services Agency Director
This item has been electronically signed by:
Sharon A. Stanley, Director
Eddie Canon, Director

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
To authorize the Information Services Department to purchase computer software in an amount
not to exceed $283,500.00 under provisions of a Georgia Department of Administrative
Services contract.

BACKGROUND
Cobb Countys current VoIP network was implemented in 2007 and upgraded in 2010. Many of
its components are reaching end of support and will be upgraded in 2016. On May 10, 2016, the
Board approved a contract with Prosys Information Systems (Prosys) to analyze the current
VoIP system, design a new system, work with County staff to procure the required hardware
and software, implement the upgrade, and provide project management and training of County
staff. The analysis of the current system and design of a new system has been completed, and
hardware for the new system has been ordered.
The software for the new VoIP network is available to purchase from a Georgia Department of
Administrative Services contract with Prosys Information Systems. The estimated cost of the
software is $283,500.00. Funding is available in the approved budget of the VoIP project in the
Information Services Capital Replacements Project, Unit 4537.
In accordance with the Policy on Contract Management approved by the Board on July 8, 1997,
and amended August 12, 2003 and September 23, 2008, approval of the Board of
Commissioners is required to purchase goods and services greater than $100,000.00 through
contracts or price agreements with the U.S. General Services Administration, State of Georgia
Department of Administrative Services, Georgia Technology Authority, or any State of Georgia
agency.
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IMPACT STATEMENT
Recurring annual software maintenance costs are estimated to be $140,000.00 and would begin
in FY 18. Funding would need to be added to Software Maintenance Fees, Object 6491, in the
FY 18 operating budget of the Information Services Department.
Funding for FY 19 and beyond will be requested in Software Maintenance Fees, Object 6491, in
the operating budget of the Information Services Department.

FUNDING
Funding is available in the Capital Projects Fund 380, Information Services Capital
Replacements Project, Unit 4537.
380-035-4537-8675 (Computer Software)

$283,500.00

RECOMMENDATION
The Board of Commissioners authorize the Information Services Department to purchase
computer software, in an amount not to exceed $283,500.00, under provisions of a Georgia
Department of Administrative Services contract with Prosys Information Systems and authorize
the Purchasing Director to execute the purchase order and any other necessary documents.

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Agenda Item Number. 11

Cobb County Police Department


John R. Houser, Police Chief
140 North Marietta Parkway
Marietta, Georgia 30060-1454

TO:

David Hankerson, County Manager

FROM:

John R. Houser, Police Chief


This item has been electronically signed by:
John R. Houser, Police Chief
Sam Heaton, Director of Public Safety

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
To approve a Memorandum of Understanding Agreement between Cobb County and the State
of Georgia, Georgia Emergency Management Agency, Homeland Security for the retention of
FY16 Homeland Security Grant funds and authorize the acceptance of a chemical detector and
explosives detector for the Bomb Team/Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and
Explosive program.

BACKGROUND
The Georgia Emergency Management Agency, Homeland Security (GEMA/HS) has made
notification of a Fiscal Year 16 grant award to Cobb County Police Department Bomb
Team/Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and Explosive (CBRNE) program, in the
amount of $11,006.00, to enhance capabilities to prevent, protect against, respond to, and
recover from terrorist attacks, major disasters and other emergencies in accordance with the
goals and objectives of the State Strategic Plan.
A Memorandum of Understanding/Agreement between Cobb County and the State of Georgia,
GEMA/HS consents to the retention and use of the funds, in an amount not to exceed
$11,006.00, to purchase a chemical detector, explosives detector, and necessary accessories, on
behalf of the county. The equipment will be purchased by the state and delivered to the Police
Department Bomb Squad. Upon receipt of the equipment, it will be identified and placed in the
fixed asset inventory.

IMPACT STATEMENT
The county will be responsible for any ongoing maintenance.
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FUNDING
N/A

RECOMMENDATION
The Board of Commissioners approve a Memorandum of Understanding Agreement between
Cobb County and the State of Georgia, Georgia Emergency Management Agency, Homeland
Security for the retention of FY16 Homeland Security Grant funds; authorize the acceptance
of a chemical detector and explosives detector, in an amount not to exceed $11,006.00, for the
Bomb Team /CBRNE program; and further authorize the Chairman to sign the necessary
documents.
UNDER SEPARATE COVER
Memorandum of Understanding/Agreement between Cobb County and the State of Georgia
and the Recipient-Subrecipient Agreement

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Agenda Item Number. 12

Cobb County Police Department


John R. Houser, Police Chief
140 North Marietta Parkway
Marietta, Georgia 30060-1454

TO:

David Hankerson, County Manager

FROM:

John R. Houser, Police Chief


This item has been electronically signed by:
John R. Houser, Police Chief
Sam Heaton, Director of Public Safety

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
To approve a Memorandum of Understanding/Agreement between Cobb County and the State
of Georgia, Georgia Emergency Management Agency, Homeland Security for the retention of
FY16 Homeland Security Grant funds and authorize the acceptance of a X-ray processor,
processing plates, and Avatar Robotic System for the Bomb Disposal Unit program.

BACKGROUND
The Georgia Emergency Management Agency (GEMA) has made notification of a Fiscal Year
16 grant award to the Bomb Disposal Unit program, in the amount of $134,472.00, to enhance
capabilities to prevent, protect against, respond to, and recover from terrorist attacks, major
disasters and other emergencies in accordance with the goals and objectives of the State
Strategic Plan.
A Memorandum of Understanding/Agreement between Cobb County and the State of Georgia,
GEMA/HS consents to the retention and use of the funds, in an amount not to exceeed
$134,472.00, to purchase an X-ray processor, processing plates, an Avatar Robotic System, and
necessary accessories on behalf of the county. The equipment will be purchased by the state
and delivered to the Police Department Bomb Squad. Upon receipt of the equipment, it will be
identified and placed in the fixed asset inventory.

IMPACT STATEMENT
The county will be responsible for any ongoing maintenance.

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FUNDING
N/A

RECOMMENDATION
The Board of Commissioners approve a Memorandum of Understanding/Agreement between
Cobb County and the State of Georgia, Georgia Emergency Management Agency, Homeland
Security for the retention of FY16 Homeland Security Grant funds; authorize the acceptance
of X-ray processor, processing plates, and Avatar Robotic System, in the amount not to exceed
$134,472.00, for the Bomb Disposal Unit program; and further authorize the Chairman to sign
the necessary documents.
UNDER SEPARATE COVER
Memorandum of Understanding/Agreement between Cobb County and the State of Georgia and
the Recipient-Subrecipient Agreement

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Agenda Item Number. 13

Cobb County
Fire & Emergency Services
Randy Crider, Fire Chief
1595 County Services Pkwy
Marietta, Georgia 30008-4021

TO:

David Hankerson, County Manager

FROM:

Sam D. Heaton, Public Safety Director


Randy Crider, Fire Chief
This item has been electronically signed by:
Randy Crider, Fire Chief
Sam Heaton, Director of Public Safety

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
To approve new five-year ambulance provider contracts with Metro Atlanta Ambulance and
Puckett Ambulance Services through 2021 to provide indigent and county required ambulance
services in designated EMS zones, and approve a resolution to this effect.

BACKGROUND
Cobb County has contracted with the ambulance providers designated by the State EMS Council
to provide indigent and county required ambulance service delivery to the zones in which Cobb
County lies. The two private ambulance companies presently under contract are Metro Atlanta
Ambulance and Puckett EMS. This service has been provided to Cobb County since 2001, with
the present contracts expiring at midnight on September 30, 2016.
The Georgia General Assembly enacted legislation establishing the Emergency Medical
Services System (EMSS) which provides for the arrangement of personnel, facilities, and
equipment for the effective and coordinated delivery in an appropriate geographical area of
health care services under emergency conditions, occurring either as a result of the patient's
condition or as a result of natural disasters or similar situations, and which is administered by a
public or nonprofit private entity which has the authority and the resources to provide effective
administration of the system. The EMSS establishes exclusive ambulance provider zones to
provide economical and efficient system to distribute first responder emergency calls among
participating ambulance providers. Metro Atlanta Ambulance and Puckett EMS have been
designated Cobb County ambulance zone providers by EMSS.

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Cobb County Code Section 126-89 requires compensation for ambulance service to be set by
resolution of the Board of Commissioners. The recommended contracts contain certain
provisions to establish current rates and allow for consideration of rate changes during the five
year term.
All terms and conditions of the new five-year contract have been agreed upon by all parties and
approved by the Cobb County Attorney.

FUNDING
Funding is provided in the FY 2017 budget.

RECOMMENDATION
The Board of Commissioners approve new five-year ambulance provider contracts with Metro
Atlanta Ambulance and Puckett Ambulance Services through 2021 to provide indigent and
county required ambulance services in designated EMS zones; approve a resolution to this
effect; authorize the corresponding budget transactions; and further authorize the Chairman to
execute the necessary documents.
UNDER SEPARATE COVER
Ambulance Provider Contract and Resolution

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Agenda Item Number. 14

Cobb County
Fire & Emergency Services
Randy Crider, Fire Chief
1595 County Services Pkwy
Marietta, Georgia 30008-4021

TO:

David Hankerson, County Manager

FROM:

Sam D. Heaton, Public Safety Director


Randy Crider, Fire Chief
This item has been electronically signed by:
Sam Heaton, Director of Public Safety

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
To authorize the acceptance of Homeland Security funds passed through the Georgia
Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security.

BACKGROUND
On June 22, 2004, the Cobb Board of Commissioners authorized Cobb County Fire and
Emergency Services (CCFES) to enter into an agreement with the Georgia Office of Homeland
Security/Emergency Management Agency (OHS/GEMA) to become a member agency of the
Georgia Search and Rescue Team (GSAR). These regional teams are placed throughout the
State of Georgia, funded by Federal Homeland Security grant monies. This effort provides
equipment, vehicles, maintenance, and training to these specialized response teams for enhanced
regional response capabilities for urban search and rescue operations. As a member and host
agency for one of these teams, CCFES was awarded initial and ongoing grants for the
equipment and vehicle now owned, housed, and maintained by Cobb County.
GEMA notified CCFES that up to $25,104.00 is available for acceptance for FY 2016 for the
purpose of maintaining, repairing, and replacing equipment for the GSAR team and vehicle.
On April 12, 2016, the Board of Commissioners authorized CCFES to apply for these grant
funds. CCFES has been notified that they have been awarded $21,750.00.

IMPACT STATEMENT
There is no local match requirement. Pursuant to the ongoing agreement approved by the Cobb
Board of Commissioners to provide regional response capabilities upon request Cobb Fire and
Emergency Services will continue to house and maintain the vehicle and associated equipment.
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FUNDING
Funding to be appropriated in the Fire Grant Fund with the following transactions:
Increase revenue: 270-130-G287-4493 (GEMA)
$21,750.00
Increase expense: 270-130-G287-6207 (Safety Supplies)
$21,750.00

RECOMMENDATION
The Board of Commissioners authorize the acceptance of Homeland Security funds passed
through the Georgia Emergency Management Agency/Homeland Security (GEMA), in an
amount of $21,750.00, to continue the enhancement of capabilities of the Cobb County Fire &
Emergency Service Georgia Search and Rescue Team Hazardous Materials Team; authorize the
corresponding budget transactions; and further authorize the Chairman to execute the necessary
documents.

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Agenda Item Number. 15

Cobb County
Community Development Agency
Dana R. Johnson, AICP, Director
P. O. Box 649
Marietta, Georgia 30061-0649
(770) 528-2125 / fax: (770) 528-2126

TO:

David Hankerson, County Manager

FROM:

Dana R. Johnson, AICP, Director


This item has been electronically signed by:
Dana R. Johnson, AICP, Director

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
To adopt annexation response per HB489 Intergovernmental Agreement and HB2 regarding a
petition for annexation on 15.4 acre tract known as 1644; 1670; 1710; 1720 Ben King Road in
the City of Kennesaw.

BACKGROUND
On July 27, 2004, the Board of Commissioners entered into intergovernmental agreements with
each of Cobbs municipalities. The agreements serve as the land use dispute resolution process
required by HB489. Per the intergovernmental agreements with the Cities of Acworth,
Kennesaw, Marietta, Powder Springs, Smyrna, and Austell, the Board of Commissioners must
adopt annexation responses by the County in order to be valid. On September 1, 2007, HB2,
which enacts a binding dispute-resolution process, became effective.

FUNDING
N/A

RECOMMENDATION
The Board of Commissioners adopt annexation response per HB489 Intergovernmental
Agreement and HB2 regarding a petition for annexation Land Lot 130, 20th District, parcels 60;
169; 226 2nd Section located on 15.4 acre tract known as 1644; 1670; 1710; 1720 in the City of
Kennesaw.

ATTACHMENTS
BOC Response to the City of Kennesaw Ben King Road

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Agenda Item Number. 16

Cobb County
Community Development Agency
Dana R. Johnson, AICP, Director
P. O. Box 649
Marietta, Georgia 30061-0649
(770) 528-2125 / fax: (770) 528-2126

TO:

David Hankerson, County Manager

FROM:

Dana R. Johnson, AICP, Director


This item has been electronically signed by:
Dana R. Johnson, AICP, Director

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
To adopt annexation response per HB489 Intergovernmental Agreement and HB2 regarding a
petition for annexation on 0.396 acre tract known as 2495 Adams Drive in the City of Smyrna.

BACKGROUND
On July 27, 2004, the Board of Commissioners entered into intergovernmental agreements with
each of Cobbs municipalities. The agreements serve as the land use dispute resolution process
required by HB489. Per the intergovernmental agreements with the Cities of Acworth,
Kennesaw, Marietta, Powder Springs, Smyrna, and Austell, the Board of Commissioners must
adopt annexation responses by the County in order to be valid. On September 1, 2007, HB2,
which enacts a binding dispute-resolution process, became effective.

FUNDING
N/A

RECOMMENDATION
The Board of Commissioners adopt annexation response per HB489 Intergovernmental
Agreement and HB2 regarding a petition for annexation Land Lot 519, 17th District, parcel
17051900620 2nd Section located on 0.396 acre tract known as 2495 Adams Drive in the City
of Smryna.

ATTACHMENTS
BOC Response to the City of Smyrna Annexation 2495 Adams Drive

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Cobb County
Community Development Agency
Dana R. Johnson, AICP, Director
P. O. Box 649
Marietta, Georgia 30061-0649
(770) 528-2125 / fax: (770) 528-2126

TO:

David Hankerson, County Manager

FROM:

Dana R. Johnson, AICP, Director


This item has been electronically signed by:
Dana R. Johnson, AICP, Director

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
To authorize issuance of a Request for Proposals to procure professional services for the
implementation of action items from the Dobbins Air Reserve Base Joint Land Use Study, in
partnership with Dobbins Air Reserve Base, the City of Marietta, and the City of Smyrna.

BACKGROUND

On January 27, 2015, the Board of Commissioners adopted a resolution to approve the Dobbins
Air Reserve Base (ARB) Joint Land Use Study (JLUS). The JLUS effort was a partnership
between the County, Dobbins ARB, and the cities of Marietta and Smyrna that focused on a set
of goals intended to foster ongoing coordination between local government and Dobbins
ARB. The final JLUS study document yielded a slate of recommendations for improved
communication and coordination between Dobbins ARB Staff, the County and local partners
regarding matters of mutual concern. Additionally, several tools for implementation of these
recommendations were outlined within the document. Of these, three strategies were identified
by JLUS Policy Committee and JLUS Advisory Committee for initial implementation. They
are:

Development of an Three-Dimensional Surface Imagery Model


Development of a Light Pollution Study
Development of an Education and Outreach Program

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On July 12, 2016, the Board of Commissioners accepted grant funds from the US Department of
Defense, Office of Economic Adjustment and appropriated grant and local match funding in the
total amount of $90,000.00, for the implementation of the three aforementioned items from the
Dobbins ARB JLUS. Staff recommends retaining a consultant to prepare the deliverables
associated with the aforementioned items. Also, it is requested that the Board of Commissioners
authorize the issuance of a Request for Proposals using Selection Process 2 (Competitive
Proposals) in the Policy for the Procurement of Professional Services, as amended by the Board
on July 28, 2009.

FUNDING
N/A

RECOMMENDATION
The Board of Commissioners authorize the issuance of a Request for Proposals to procure
professional services for the implementation of action items from the Dobbins Air Reserve Base
Joint Land Use Study, in partnership with Dobbins Air Reserve Base, the City of Marietta, and
the City of Smyrna utilizing Selection Process 2 (Competitive Proposals).
UNDER SEPARATE COVER
Request for Proposal

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Agenda Item Number. 18

Cobb County
Community Development Agency
Dana R. Johnson, AICP, Director
P. O. Box 649
Marietta, Georgia 30061-0649
(770) 528-2125 / fax: (770) 528-2126

TO:

David Hankerson, County Manager

FROM:

Dana R. Johnson, AICP, Director


This item has been electronically signed by:
Dana R. Johnson, AICP, Director

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
To authorize the design and the use of the South Cobb logo.

BACKGROUND
On October 28, 2014, the Board of Commissioners approved a contract with SLANT Media,
LLC to develop the South Cobb Marketing and Branding Strategy in conformity with RFP# 145921. This project is a partnership with the South Cobb Redevelopment Authority. The
marketing and branding strategy process was designed to involve design professionals and
community stakeholders who have vested interests in the viability of South Cobb and to rebrand
the community in a manner that showcases its strengths and attributes, while also dispelling
many of the false perceptions of the area.
One of the goals of the marketing and branding strategy was to create a sense of place in the
area through the creation of signage, brand identity, marketing materials, and an online
presence. At the February 23, 2016 Board of Commissioners work session, Staff gave a
presentation to update the Board on the progress of the marketing and branding strategy effort.
The presentation reviewed the overall purpose and intent of the project, as well as provided an
update on stakeholder engagement activities, among which was a Web-based survey that
received more than 300 individual responses. Results from the survey directly influenced the
design concept for a South Cobb logo. The design focuses on South Cobbs diversity through
the use of a variety of bright colors and shapes brought together in a manner that exemplifies the
composition of the community, both culturally and artistically.

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It is the goal of the marketing and branding strategy for the logo to become synonymous with
South Cobb and to further enhance the brand identity of the areas more notable attractions,
including Six Flags Over Georgia theme park, Mable House-Barnes Amphitheatre and Arts
Center, Silver Comet Trail, Riverside EpiCenter and various public facilities. Use of the logo
could include printed materials as well as wayfinding and monument signage.

FUNDING
N/A

RECOMMENDATION
The Board of Commissioners authorize the design and the use of the South Cobb logo, the first
deliverable of the South Cobb Marketing and Branding Strategy.

ATTACHMENTS
South Cobb Logo Design
Logo Area

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Community brand

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Agenda Item Number. 19

Cobb County
Community Development Agency
Dana R. Johnson, AICP, Director
P. O. Box 649
Marietta, Georgia 30061-0649
(770) 528-2125 / fax: (770) 528-2126

TO:

David Hankerson, County Manager

FROM:

Dana R. Johnson, AICP, Director


This item has been electronically signed by:
Dana R. Johnson, AICP, Director

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
To review the summary of the Appeal Hearing conducted on August 18, 2016 by the License
Review Board for Justin Wilson.

BACKGROUND
Section 6-207 of the Alcoholic Beverage Ordinance authorizes the License Review Board to
conduct an Appeal Hearing to consider the appeal of the denial of an alcoholic beverage work
permit and also provides for the Board of Commissioners to review a summary of the Appeal
Hearing and to affirm the decision of the License Review Board or place the matter for a
hearing before the Board of Commissioners. On August 18, 2016 the License Review Board
conducted an appeal hearing for Justin Wilson in regard to the denial of his alcoholic beverage
work permit by the Police Department. After conducting the Appeal Hearing and considering all
evidence and testimony presented during the hearing and the Online License Review Board
Questionnaire, the License Review Board recommended approval of the alcoholic beverage
work permit for Mr. Wilson.

RECOMMENDATION
The Board of Commissioners review the summary of the Appeal Hearing and affirm the August
18, 2016 decision of the License Review Board to approve the alcoholic beverage work permit
for Justin Wilson.

ATTACHMENTS
Summary of August 18, 2016 Appeal Hearing
License Review Board Questionnaire
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Summary of Appeal Hearing before the Cobb County License Review Board for
Justin Wilson, Alcohol Permit Application to serve alcohol in unincorporated Cobb
County. On August 18, 2016 the hearing was conducted in the Bid Room, located at
1772 County Services Parkway, Marietta, GA 30008.
License Review Board Chairperson Judy Skeel began the hearing by reading the agenda
item. All witnesses were given the oath by License Review Board attorney Sam Hensley,
Jr.
Sgt. Bonnie Smith with the Cobb County Police Departments Regulatory Services and
Permits Unit testified that Justin Wilson made application for an alcohol work permit on
July 19, 2016. Sgt. Smith stated that Mr. Wilsons permit was denied due to two Driving
Under the Influence convictions in Harris County. Sgt. Smith explained that Mr.
Wilsons convictions were in July of 2013 and December 2015. Sgt. Smith stated that
Mr. Wilson honestly disclosed the two convictions on his application.
Mr. Justin Wilson explained that in May 2013 he was out with his friends on Memorial
Day weekend being stupid when he was arrested the first time for Driving Under the
Influence. Mr. Wilson stated that he is fully responsible for his actions and he has no one
to blame but himself.
Mr. Wilson stated that he recently moved up here from Columbus, Georgia to complete
his Engineering Degree. Mr. Wilson stated that he is currently working on his
Engineering Degree at Kennesaw State University, Southern Polytechnic College of
Engineering. Mr. Wilson stated that he has about a year of school to complete and his
goal is to become a mechanical engineer. Mr. Wilson stated that he served four years in
the military as an aircraft mechanic. He stated that while he is still in school his only
income is bartending. Mr. Wilson explained that he is currently bartending at Gustons at
the Woodstock location while he is in school and management wants him to transfer to
the Cobb location to assist management, which requires an alcohol permit.
Mr. Wilson provided the License Review Board with a letter from his probation officer as
well as letters of recommendation from his managers. Mr. Wilson reiterated that he had
no excuses for his behavior, but he has made positive changes in his life. He stated that
his girlfriend is his support system. He stated that his girlfriend is currently in school to
become an occupational therapist, but she currently works with him at Gustons. Mr.
Wilson explained that his girlfriend is his means of transportation and she will transfer to
the Cobb location if the alcohol permit is approved. Mr. Wilson stated that he has no
other criminal history. Mr. Wilson stated that he is still currently on non-reporting
probation and his probation officer is aware of his employment at Gustons.
After considering all evidence and testimony presented, and the Online License Review
Board Questionnaire, pursuant to a motion by Jim Pehrson and a second by Judy Skeel,
the License Review Board recommended approval of the alcohol permit for Justin
Wilson.

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Vote 3-1; Eddie Canon voted in opposition.

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COBB COUNTY
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AGENCY
P.O. Box 649
Marietta, Georgia 30061-0649
phone: (770) 528-8410
Email: BLRenewal@cobbcounty.org

Sandra S. Richardson
Business License
Division Manager

Cobb County License Review Board


FACTORS TO CONSIDER IN APPROVAL/DENIAL OF A
COBB COUNTY ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE WORK PERMIT
QUESTIONS FOR THE ALCOHOL WORK PERMIT APPLICANT
Permit Number: 165538

Work Permit Applicant: WILSON, JUSTIN WADE

1. What was the criminal offense(s) that caused the denial of the alcohol work permit?
Two counts of DUI.
2. Were there extenuating circumstances with the offense such as a wreck involved, violence involved, theft,
confrontation with the police, etc.?
No
3. What type of sentence did you receive?
For the second offense, 72 hours in jail plus 240 hours community service
4. Have you completed the sentence?
Jail time is complete, community service is still in progress.
5. Where do you live and with whom?
Marietta, GA. with my girlfriend of one and a half years.
6. How long has it been since the arrest?
One year, ten months
7. How long has it been since the conviction?
Approximately seven months
8. Where do you work?
Attempting to work for Guston`s Grille and Tap
9. Is it a bar? Nightclub? Restaurant?
It`s a restaurant with a full service bar.
10. What type of position do you have with the establishment?
Applied for a bartender position but was also told there would be a great possibility that I would
become a manager in the future.

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11. What are the policies and procedures of the establishment?


No over-serving, serving to minors, absolutely no drinking while working, while in uniform, and no
excessive drinking while being a patron.
12. What type of training does the establishment have for employees?
Three days training behind bar with emphasis on proper identification procedures and ensuring
we don`t contribute to minors.
13. Is this the primary source of income for you?
Yes it would be.
14. What have you done to ensure that you do not violate the law/ordinances in the future? ie - change of
friends, change of address, change of life style
Relocated from Harris County which got me away from a group of friends that weren`t the greatest
influence. Also, moving here has allowed me the opportunity to finish my degree.
15. Do you have a support mechanism such as family, friends, spouse, children, church, etc?
My family is very supportive, my girlfriend has moved up here with me and she is the greatest
support I could have.
16. Are you going to school?
Yes
17. If so, what is your grade point average?
Approximately 2.5
18. What assurance can you provide the LRB that you will not sell/provide alcohol in violation of State or County
Law?
With the trouble I have been in, the absolute last thing I want to do is cause myself any more
trouble. I have years of experience in this field and have never contributed to a minor or willingly
over-served someone.
19. Why should the LRB grant the permit?
Although I have made mistakes, I accept full responsibility of them, which is the main reason for
my relocation. Obtaining this permit will allow me the opportunity to work in an environment with
a flexible schedule to accommodate my schooling while still earning enough to support myself
and my girlfriend as she goes to school as well.
20. What evidence can you provide the LRB that you understand State and County law regarding the sale and
service of alcohol?
Several days training, noted by the manager of the establishment, but also years of experience
with no issues. I have the determination to perform this job to the best of my ability without
breaking the law in anyway, so that I can move forward with my life, but my past discrepancies
behind me, and become a productive member of society.
21. What has the impact been on you and the ones around you due to your criminal actions?
Initially, remorse and resentment, but since then, these occurrences have forced me to make
positive decisions in my life. Since then, the impact has had a positive outcome. My family and
friends understand and see the positive moves I`ve made and now appreciate everything I am
trying to do with my life.

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Agenda Item Number. 20

Cobb County Human Resources


Tony Hagler, Director
100 Cherokee Street, Second Floor
Marietta, Georgia 30090-9679
(770) 528-2564 / fax: (770) 528-2550

TO:

David Hankerson, County Manager

FROM:

Tony Hagler, Director


This item has been electronically signed by:
Tony Hagler, Director

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
To approve a revision of the Compensation Policy.

BACKGROUND
Human Resources requests the revision of section 9 of the Compensation Policy to provide for
Field Training Officer (FTO) specialty pay previously approved by the BOC for Emergency
Communications and to provide for other such designations in Public Safety Departments and
the Sheriff's Office to accommodate those staff assigned to provide field training of new staff
members. Additionally this revision clarifies the removal of Police Officer III designation as
this assignment was previously changed to Field Training Officer in the Police Department.

FUNDING
N/A

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RECOMMENDATION
The Board of Commissioners approve section 9 of the Compensation Policy be revised as
follows.
9. Employees in the Sheriff's Office and Public Safety Department assigned in a specialty
(i.e., field training officer capacity or detention training, motorcycle, dive-rescue, SWAT,
Tactical Unit, and bomb squad capacity) receive specialty pay in the amount of 5%. and A
specialty pay of 10% will be provided for employees assigned as Field Training Officers (FTO)
thePolice Officer III, and Firefighter III, and Deputy Sheriff III programs . All specialty pays
will be of the Market Control Point of their individual pay grade. Employees
in sworn designated classifications up to but not including PoliceMajor and Deputy Sheriff
Major will be eligible for this pay.
Employees of the Fire Department assigned as a paramedic, heavy rescue, technical rescue or to
HazMat receive specialty pay in the amount of 5% of the Market Control Point of their
individual pay grade. Employees in sworn classifications up to but not including Fire Battalion
Chief will be eligible for this pay.
Differential pay (+1 DP) allowed under the previous policy and specialty pay will be
discontinued in the event the employee is reassigned to a different position not eligible for
differential or specialty pay. The number of slots eligible for differential or specialty pay is a
fixed number authorized by the Board of Commissioners.

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Agenda Item Number. 21

Office of Finance & Economic


Development
Jim Pehrson, CPA, Director/Comptroller
100 Cherokee Street, Suite 400 450
Marietta, Georgia 30090-9610
(770) 528-1503 / fax: (770) 528-1501

TO:

David Hankerson, County Manager

FROM:

James Pehrson, CPA, Director/Comptroller


Michael Hughes, Economic Development Division Manager
This item has been electronically signed by:
James Pehrson, CPA, Director/Comptroller
Michael Hughes, Economic Development Division Manager

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
To adopt a resolution approving the issuance by the Development Authority of Cobb County of
its Senior Living Refunding Revenue Bonds for the purpose of assisting Provident Group Creekside Properties LLC.

BACKGROUND
On March 8, 2016, the Board of Commissioners adopted a resolution from the Development
Authority of Cobb County approving the issuance of its tax-exempt Refunding Revenue Bonds
in a principal amount not to exceed $19,000,000 to finance and refinance a capital project
consisting of an approximately 78,475 square foot assisted living facility, including 108 total
units made up of 85 assisted living units and 23 memory care suites, located on approximately
3.7 acres at 4838 South Cobb Drive, Smyrna, Georgia, including a central kitchen and dining
room providing daily meal service, private dining rooms, lounges and activity centers. The
project is owned by Provident Group - Creekside Properties LLC.
As a result of additional costs incurred in connection with the construction of the project, the
maximum principal amount of the proposed tax-exempt bonds has been increased to
$21,000,000.
Section 147(f) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended, provides that the
governmental unit having jurisdiction over the area in which any facility financed with the
proceeds of tax-exempt bonds is located shall approve the issuance of such bonds.

FUNDING
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N/A

RECOMMENDATION
The Board of Commissioners adopt a resolution from the Development Authority of Cobb
County approving the issuance of its Senior Living Refunding Revenue Bonds, in a principal
amount not to exceed $21,000,000, to finance and refinance a capital project consisting of an
assisted living facility, and authorize the Chairman to execute the necessary documents.

ATTACHMENTS
Publisher's Affidavit with Legal Notice
Report of Public Hearing
Resolution

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RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF


COBB COUNTY, GEORGIA APPROVING THE ISSUANCE
OF THE DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OF COBB
COUNTY REVENUE BONDS (PROVIDENT GROUP CREEKSIDE PROPERTIES LLC PROJECT), SERIES 2013
WHEREAS, on at least 14 days notice published in the Marietta Daily Journal, a public
hearing was held at the Cobb County Chamber of Commerce, located at 240 Interstate North
Parkway, SE, Atlanta, Georgia 30339, September 11, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. concerning a proposed
issuance by the Development Authority of Cobb County (the Authority) of its Revenue Bonds
(Provident Group - Creekside Properties LLC Project), Series 2013 (the Bonds) in an
aggregate principal amount not to exceed $14,500,000; and
WHEREAS, the proceeds of the sale of the Bonds, when and if issued, are to be used to
finance a capital project in Cobb County (the County) consisting of an approximately
75,500 square foot assisted living facility, including approximately 108 total units made up of
85 assisted-living rooms and 23 memory care suites, to be located on approximately 3.68 acres
within a larger tract at 4840 Hanson Road, Smyrna, Georgia, including a central kitchen and
dining room providing daily meal service, private dining rooms, lounges and activity centers (the
Project), which Project will be owned by Provident Group - Creekside Properties LLC, a
Delaware limited liability company (the Borrower); and
WHEREAS, the proposed Bonds, when and if issued, will not be an obligation of the
State of Georgia or of any county, municipality, or political subdivision of the State of Georgia,
including the County; the proposed Bonds will not be paid from taxes, but will be payable by the
Authority solely from amounts to be paid or provided by the Borrower; and no performance
audit or performance review shall be conducted with respect to such bond issue; and
WHEREAS, Section 147(f) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (the
Code), provides, in effect, that in order for the interest on the proposed Bonds to be excluded
from the holders gross incomes for federal income tax purposes, the public approval
requirements of said section must be complied with; and
WHEREAS, the location of the Project is entirely within the County, and the Board of
Commissioners of the County (the Board) constitutes the elected legislative body of the
County and is a proper body for granting the necessary public approval; and
WHEREAS, the Authority has requested that the Board approve the issuance of the
Bonds for the purposes stated above, the nature and location of the Project, and the plan of
financing for the Project with the Bonds; and
WHEREAS, the Board finds and determines that it is in the public interest of the County
to grant such approval.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Board of Commissioners of Cobb
County as follows:

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Section 1.
The issuance of the Bonds by the Authority for the benefit of the Borrower
in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $14,500,000 for the above-described purposes,
the nature and location of the Project, and financing for the Project, described above, are hereby
approved for purposes of Section 147(f) of the Code.
Section 2.
Such approval by the Board does not constitute any representation by the
County to the prospective purchasers of the Bonds as to the creditworthiness of the Borrower or
the economic feasibility of the Project nor does it create, either expressly or by implication, any
obligation on the part of the County for the payment of the Bonds or debt service thereon, such
Bonds and debt service thereon being payable solely from the sources described above.
Section 3.

This Resolution shall take effect immediately upon its adoption.

ADOPTED this 24th day of September, 2013.

By:_____________________________________
Chairman of the Board Commissioners
of Cobb County, Georgia
ATTEST:

________________________________
Clerk of the Board Commissioners
of Cobb County, Georgia
[SEAL]

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CLERKS CERTIFICATE
I, the undersigned Clerk of the Board of Commissioners of Cobb County, Georgia (the
County), DO HEREBY CERTIFY that the foregoing pages of typewritten matter pertaining
to the approval of the issuance of Development Authority of Cobb County Revenue Bonds
(Provident Group - Creekside Properties LLC Project) Series 2013, constitute a true and correct
copy of the resolution adopted on September 24, 2013, by the Board of Commissioners of the
County at a meeting duly called and assembled, which was open to the public and at which a
quorum was present and acting throughout, and that the original of such resolution appears of
record in the Minute Book of the County which is in my custody and control.
GIVEN under my hand and the official seal of Cobb County, Georgia, this _____ day of
September, 2013.

Clerk of the Board of Commissioners


of Cobb County, Georgia
[SEAL]

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Agenda Item Number. 22

Office of Finance & Economic


Development
Jim Pehrson, CPA, Director/Comptroller
100 Cherokee Street, Suite 400 450
Marietta, Georgia 30090-9610
(770) 528-1503 / fax: (770) 528-1501

TO:

David Hankerson, County Manager

FROM:

James Pehrson, CPA, Director/Comptroller


Michael Hughes, Economic Development Division Manager
This item has been electronically signed by:
James Pehrson, CPA, Director/Comptroller
Michael Hughes, Economic Development Division Manager

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
To approve a request for Enterprise Zone incentives for Core5 Logistics Center at Hartman
Road.

BACKGROUND
In July 2013, the Cobb County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution authorizing the
creation of the South Cobb Enterprise Zone in accordance with Section 2-176 of the Official
Code of Cobb County. These areas were established in order to encourage existing business
expansion, new business development, and encourage revitalization and new development to
attach jobs and investment to specific areas of Cobb County. Core5 Logistics Center at Hartman
Road is proposing to build a warehouse/distribution facility that will be approximately 650,000
square feet. The facility would be occupied by Project Steady, a beverage distributor, which will
result in the creation of approximately 400 new jobs with anticipated payroll of $26.4
million. Their total investment on the project site, including construction of the new facility
would be approximately $35 million while the proposed tenant would make an additional capital
investment of $20 million to include machinery, equipment, and other related items.
The incentives committee met on August 25, 2016 and recommended that the incentives include
property tax abatement and a cap on the building permit fee. However, in making this
recommendation is was noted that the subject property is located in the countys Six Flags
Special Services District (SFSSD)created in 2015 for the purpose of funding certain public
improvements in a defined geographical area. To this end, the Board of Commissioners and the
South Cobb Redevelopment Authority agreed to partner on the issuance of bonds in the amount
of $10 million. These bond proceeds are being used to accomplish certain approved public
projects within this area. Debt service payments of the bonds are paid from the additional
property tax revenues generated from 3.5 mills currently assessed on all eligible properties in
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Agenda Item Number. 22

the special services district to include the property that is the subject of this enterprise zone
request. In order for the County to insure adequate debt service coverage is available for bond
debt service payments, we are recommending that the applicant enter into a Payment In Lieu Of
Taxes (PILOT) agreement with the Cobb County Board of Tax Assessors that would provide
the terms in which the property would still be required to pay up to the 3.5 mills consistent with
assessments to eligible property owners within the district during the enterprise zone incentive
period. With exception of the SFSSD millage rate, all property taxes are to be abated per the
schedule contained in the Enterprise Zone ordinance. The building permit fee cap is
recommended to be $5,000.00. It is estimated that the total savings from this incentive for Core5
Logistics at Hartman Road would be approximately $1,550,680.00 during the incentive period.
The projected positive economic impact to the County from this development is approximately
$1.75 million during the incentive period. The incentive committee consists of representatives
from the Office of Finance and Economic Development, Community Development Agency,
County Attorney, Department of Transportation, Tax Assessors, and Water System.
If the jobs or investments specified in the Code are not satisfied throughout the entire incentive
period, the recipient of the incentive will be required to pay back the full value of all incentives
received under the Enterprise Zone Program.

FUNDING
N/A

RECOMMENDATION
The Board of Commissioners approve the Enterprise Zone incentives for Core5 Logistics at
Hartman Road and Project Steady for undeveloped property on Hartman Road, Austell, GA in
District 18, Land Lot 609, 610, 683, and 684, Parcels 1, 2, 4, 5, and 7 respectively consistent
with the recommendation herein; and authorize the Chairman and other appropriate county
official to execute the necessary documents.

ATTACHMENTS
Core5 Logistics at Hartman Road Site Plan Map
Core5 Logistics at Hartman Road Aerial Location Map

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Agenda Item Number. 23

Office of Finance & Economic


Development
Jim Pehrson, CPA, Director/Comptroller
100 Cherokee Street, Suite 400 450
Marietta, Georgia 30090-9610
(770) 528-1503 / fax: (770) 528-1501

TO:

David Hankerson, County Manager

FROM:

James Pehrson, CPA, Director/Comptroller


This item has been electronically signed by:
William Volckmann, Interim Director/Comptroller

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
To adopt a resolution adopting all budget amendments set forth in agenda items on this date.

BACKGROUND
Georgia Law, O.C.G.A. 36-81-3 (b), requires each unit of local government to operate under
an annual balanced budget adopted by ordinance or resolution.Cobb County Code 2-49 provides
for revisions to the adopted budget during the year only by formal action of the commission in a
regular meeting.
In an official opinion date February 24, 1999, the Attorney General of the State of Georgia
concluded that all amendments to the budgets of local governments must be adopted by
ordinance at each meeting when the amendments are approved by the Board of Commissioners.

FUNDING
N/A

RECOMMENDATION
The Board of Commissioners adopt a resolution adopting all budget amendments set forth in
agenda items on this date.

ATTACHMENTS
Resolution
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Resolution

COBB COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

RESOLUTION

ADOPTING ALL BUDGET AMENDMENTS


SET FORTH IN AGENDA ITEMS ON THIS DATE

WHEREAS, Georgia Law, O.C.G.A. 36-81-3 (b), requires each unit of government to
operate under an annual balanced budget adopted by ordinance or resolution; and
WHEREAS, Cobb County Code 2-49 provides for revisions to the adopted budget
during the year only by formal action of the commission in a regular meeting; and
WHEREAS, in official opinion date February 24, 1999, the Attorney General of the
State of Georgia concluded that all amendments to the budgets of local government must be
adopted by ordinance or resolution;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED the Cobb County Board of Commissioners
does hereby adopt all such budget amendments as are set forth in agenda items which are
adopted by the Board of Commissioners without change this date, as well as other such budget
amendments as shall be specifically detailed in motions adopted by the Board of Commissions
this date.

This 27th of September 2016

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Agenda Item Number. 24

Office of Finance & Economic


Development
Jim Pehrson, CPA, Director/Comptroller
100 Cherokee Street, Suite 400 450
Marietta, Georgia 30090-9610
(770) 528-1503 / fax: (770) 528-1501

TO:

David Hankerson, County Manager

FROM:

James Pehrson, Director/Comptroller


This item has been electronically signed by:

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
To authorize funding contribution to Cobb Travel & Tourism from the Cobb County General
Fund.

BACKGROUND
Cobb Travel & Tourism is a non-profit organization charged with helping the local community
with long-term travel and tourism goals. It was formerly known as the Cobb Convention and
Visitors Bureau. Its mission is to enhance the economic impact of travel & tourism by
increasing visitation to and awareness of Cobb County. Travel and tourism in Cobb County
represents an economic impact of more than $1.7 billion and supports more than 25,000 jobs.
The Cobb Travel & Tourism organization is instrumental in creating strategic partnerships and
alliances between local businesses and tourism groups. This vital organization is funded through
a combination of hotel occupancy tax revenue and membership dues. To assist Cobb Travel &
Tourism in its strategy to accomplish the communitys long-term travel and tourism goals, the
Cobb County Board of Commissioners would like to provide them with a $40,000.00
contribution from the General Fund.
In previous years, excess collections in the Hotel/Motel Tax Fund have been used to make this
annual contribution in support of Cobb Travel & Tourism. As an important partner in economic
development and community outreach, it is recommended that the contribution be continued.
As excess collections are not available at this time, the contribution will be funded from the
General Fund's FY2016 undesignated contingency.

FUNDING
Funding is available with the following transfer:
Transfer From: 010-015-0145-8820 (Undesignated Cont.)

$40,000.00

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Transfer To:

010-014-0140-6574 (Contributions)

$40,000.00

RECOMMENDATION
The Cobb County Board of Commissioners authorize a contribution to Cobb Travel &
Tourism, in the amount of $40,000.00, from the General Fund; authorize the corresponding
budget transactions; and further authorize the Chairman to execute the necessary documents.

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Agenda Item Number. 25

Juvenile Court of Cobb County

Comm. Dist.

Laura Murphree, Director of Court Services


32 Waddell Street
Marietta, Georgia 30090
(770) 528-2220 / fax: (770) 528-2561

TO:

David Hankerson, County Manager

FROM:

Laura Murphree, Director


This item has been electronically signed by:
Laura Murphree, Director

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
To authorize the acceptance of grant funds from Georgia Court Appointed Special Advocates, Inc. for the
Juvenile Courts Court Appointed Special Advocates program.

BACKGROUND
In 1994, the Board of Commissioners accepted a grant from Georgia Court Appointed Special Advocates, Inc.
Since that time, this grant has been offered to Cobb County on an annual basis. The grant provides partial
funding for the CASA staff salaries who recruits, screens, trains and supervises the Court Appointed Special
Advocate (CASA) volunteers. CASAs are trained, community volunteers appointed by the Judge to promote
the best interest of an abused, neglected, and/or dependent child involved in a juvenile court proceeding. There
are 55 active volunteers currently overseeing cases involving 131 children.

IMPACT STATEMENT
The grant period is from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017. The grant will fund a portion of the estimated FY17
CASA program costs. The FY17 proposed CASA program budget is $169,130.77. The FY17 CASA grant
covers $60,597.31 leaving $108,533.46 local share for FY17. The local share is currently being requested in
the FY17 proposed budget. We are not requesting an increase in our FY17 local share request.

FUNDING

The FY17 General Fund Interfund transfer was previously budgeted and will be available in the following
Juvenile Court account:
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Agenda Item Number. 25

010-190-8900-6594

$108,533.46

The funding will be appropriated in the Grant Fund as follows:


Increase revenue :

270-190-G589-4508

(Local Grants)

$ 60,597.31

Increase revenue Appropriation

270-190-G589-4960

(Interfund from GF)

$108,533.46

Total revenue

$169,130.77

The FY 17 Budget if approved, would be appropriated as follows:


Increase Expenditure
270-190-G589-6012
(Salaries)
appropriation:

$ 95,574.81

270-190-G589-6014

(Overtime)

0.00

270-190-G589-6032

(Disability)

403.06

270-190-G589-6034

(FICA)

8565.03

270-190-G589-6036

(Medical)

$ 27,607.84

270-190-G589-6038

(Life Insurance)

270-190-G589-6044

(Retirement)

$ 22,392.25

270-190-G589-6052

(Workers Comp)

14,68.94

270-190-G589-6054

(Dental)

806.00

270-190-G589-6116

(Gen. Office Supplies)

100.00

270-190-G589-6166

(Food Supplies)

0.00

270-190-G589-6204

(Other Supplies)

500.00

270-190-G589-6258

(Accountable Items)

0.00

270-190-G589-6326

(Prof. Services)

6,560.00

270-190-G589-6360

(Title, Tag, Notary)

0.00

270-190-G589-6382

(Postage)

0.00

270-190-G589-6385

(Cell Phones))

600.00

270-190-G589-6394

(Registration Fee)

1,280.00

270-190-G589-6400

(Travel-Training)

2,350.00

270-190-G589-6416

(Travel-Business)

75.00

270-190-G589-6584

(Memberships)

400.00

270-190-G589-6588

(Subscriptions)

0.0

Total expenditure:

$169,130.77

RECOMMENDATION
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447.84

Agenda Item Number. 25

The Board of Commissioners authorize the acceptance of grant funds from Georgia Court Appointed Special
Advocates, Inc., in the amount of $60,597.31, for the grant period July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017; authorize the
transfer of all personnel from Unit G588 to Unit G589 in the Grant Fund; and further authorize the
corresponding budget transactions.

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Agenda Item Number. 26

Cobb County
County Clerk's Office
Pamela L. Mabry, County Clerk
100 Cherokee Street, Suite 355
Marietta, Georgia 30090-9605
(770) 528-3307 / fax: (770) 528-3325

TO:

David Hankerson, County Manager

FROM:

Pamela L. Mabry, County Clerk


This item has been electronically signed by:
Pamela L. Mabry, County Clerk

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
To approve the minutes of the following meetings:
September 12, 2016 September 13, 2016 September 20, 2016 -

Special Called Meeting/Agenda Work Session


Regular Meeting of the Board
BOC Zoning Hearing (provided under separate cover)

ATTACHMENTS
Agenda Work Session
Regular Meeting

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MINUTES OF SPECIAL CALLED MEETING/AGENDA WORK SESSION


COBB COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
SEPTEMBER 12, 2016
9:00 A.M.

Upon notice duly advertised, the Cobb County Board of Commissioners attended a
Special Called Meeting/Agenda Work Session on Monday, September 12, 2016 which
began at 9:06 a.m. in the third floor conference room, 100 Cherokee Street, Marietta,
Georgia, for the purpose of receiving information and participating in discussion regarding
the Boards September 13, 2016 agenda. Present and comprising a quorum of the Board
were:
Chairman Tim Lee
Commissioner Bob Ott
Commissioner Lisa Cupid
Not Present:
Not Present:

Commissioner Bob Weatherford


Commissioner JoAnn Birrell

No official action was taken by the Board.

ADJOURNMENT
The discussion concluded at 9:23 a.m.

_____________________________________
Robin L. Presley
Deputy County Clerk
Cobb County Board of Commissioners

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MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING


COBB COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
9:00 A.M.

The Regular Meeting of the Cobb County Board of Commissioners was held on
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 in the second floor public meeting room in the Cobb County
Building, Marietta, Georgia. Present and comprising a quorum of the Board were:
Chairman Tim Lee
Commissioner JoAnn Birrell
Commissioner Lisa Cupid
Commissioner Bob Ott
Commissioner Bob Weatherford

1.

CALL TO ORDER CHAIRMAN LEE


Chairman Lee called the meeting to order at 9:08 a.m.

2.

PRESENTATION OF PROCLAMATION TO THE DAUGHTERS OF THE


AMERICAN REVOLUTION IN RECOGNITION OF CONSTITUTION
WEEK FROM SEPTEMBER 17-24, 2016
Commissioner Birrell presented the following proclamation to representatives of
the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), designating the week of
September 17-24, 2016 as Constitution Week in Cobb County:
WHEREAS

Constitution Week commemorates Americas most


important document and is celebrated the week of Sept. 1724. The United States Constitution is a symbol of the
tenacity Americans have displayed throughout history to
maintain our liberties, freedoms and inalienable rights; and,

WHEREAS

This celebration of the Constitution was started by the


Daughters of the American Revolution. In 1955, the group
petitioned Congress to set aside Sept. 17-24 to be dedicated
every year for the observance of Constitution Week. The
resolution was later signed into law by President Dwight D.
Eisenhower; and

WHEREAS

The purpose of the Constitution Week celebration is to


emphasize citizens responsibilities to protect and defend the
Constitution, inform people that this important document is
the foundation of our way of life and encourage study of the
historical events that led to the framing of the Constitution
in September 1787; and

WHEREAS

The Daughters of the American Revolution also built a


structure in tribute to the Constitution of the United States.
Constitution Hall, which is a performing arts center that
opened in 1929; now,

THEREFORE

We, the Cobb County Board of Commissioners, do hereby


proclaim Sept. 17-24, 2016, as Constitution Week in Cobb
County and thank the Daughters of the American Revolution
for its tireless advocacy. We encourage all residents to learn
more about this important document and celebrate the
freedoms it affords us.
This, the 13th day of September, 2016.

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PRESENTATION TO THE COBB COUNTY REPUBLICAN WOMEN'S


ASSOCIATION DESIGNATING CONSTITUTION DAY SEPTEMBER 17,
2016
Commissioner Birrell presented the following proclamation to representatives of
the Cobb County Republican Womans Association, designating September 17,
2016 as Constitution Day:
WHEREAS

The United States Constitution is a symbol of the tenacity


Americans have displayed throughout history to maintain
our liberties, freedoms and inalienable rights. Sept. 17, 2016,
marks the 229th anniversary of the drafting of this important
document by 39 brave men at the Constitutional Convention
in Philadelphia; and,

WHEREAS

Even before women had the right to vote, Republican


women were dedicated to the cause of freedom, forming
clubs all over the country by the late 1800s. Their purpose
was to promote Republican ideals and educate Americans
about the importance of a sound government; and

WHEREAS

It is vital that all Americans read, study and understand the


greatest document of human liberty and help protect the
freedoms set forth in the Bill of Rights. Since 2010, the Cobb
County Republican Womens Club Constitution Committee,
headed by Millie Rogers and Barbara Hickey, has delivered
Constitutions to fifth graders in both the Cobb County and
Marietta school systems; and

WHEREAS

The Cobb County Republican Womens Club was able to


purchase and deliver more than 4,700 Constitutions with
flashcards to students in 2012. The clubs continued work is
a great way to help educate our youth and honor the efforts
of women who came before them; now,

THEREFORE

We, the Cobb County Board of Commissioners, do hereby


proclaim Sept. 17, 2016, as Constitution Day in Cobb
County and thank the Cobb County Republican Womens
Club for its efforts to educate the public. We encourage all
residents to read and study this magnificent document and
celebrate the 229th anniversary of its creation.
This the 13th day of September, 2016.

4.

PRESENTATION OF CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION BY MR. KENT


FRANTZ OF THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PEACHTREE
CITY TO MR. DAVID HANKERSON, COUNTY MANAGER, FOR HIS
PARTICIPATION OVER THE PAST NINE YEARS,
Mr. Kent Frantz with the National Weather Service in Peachtree City presented a
brief overview of the Flood Operations Course and presented Mr. David
Hankerson, County Manager, with a certificate of appreciation for his participation
over the pasted nine years.

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WATER SYSTEM AGENCY


Engineering
5A.

CONDUCT OF PUBLIC HEARING PRIOR TO EMPLOYING AN


INDEPENDENT CONSULTANT OR CONSULTING FIRM WHERE
CONTRACT FEES MAY EXCEED $100,000.00 FOR SOUTH COBB
WATER
RECLAMATION
FACILITY
HEADWORKS
IMPROVEMENTS PROGRAM WATER SYSTEM
Mr. Steve McCullers, P.E., Director, Water System Agency, provided
information on the South Cobb Water Reclamation Facility Headworks
Improvement Program.
Chairman Lee opened the public hearing and asked those persons wishing
to speak to come forward. There being no public speakers, the public
hearing was closed.
No official action was taken by the Board.

6.

INFORMATION SERVICES
6A.

CONDUCT OF PUBLIC HEARING PRIOR TO EXPENDING


$100,000.00 OR MORE TO SECURE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES
FOR PLANNING,
DESIGN,
DEVELOPMENT,
AND
IMPLEMENTATION OF A WEB PORTAL INFORMATION
SERVICES
Ms. Sharon Stanley, Director, Information Services, provided information
on updating the web portal.
Chairman Lee opened the public hearing and asked those persons wishing
to speak to come forward. There being no public speakers, the public
hearing was closed.
No official action was taken by the Board.

7.

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
Administration
7A.

CONDUCT OF PUBLIC HEARING AND APPROVAL OF A


CHATTAHOOCHEE CORRIDOR PLAN CERTIFICATE OF
COMPLIANCE FOR CONSTRUCTION OF A SINGLE FAMILY
RESIDENCE AT 610
CLUB
DRIVE

COMMUNITY
DEVELOPMENT
Mr. Dana Johnson, Director, Community Development Agency, provided
information on the Chattahoochee Corridor Certificate of Compliance of
Construction.
Chairman Lee opened the Public Hearing and asked those persons wishing
to speak to come forward. There being no public speakers, the Public
Hearing was closed and the following motion was made:
MOTION:
Motion by Ott, second by Birrell, to approve the
Chattahoochee Corridor Certificate of Compliance for construction of a
single family residence at 610 Club Drive, Land Lot 1098 of the 17th
District, 2nd Section, Cobb County, GA by Mr. & Mrs. Joseph E. Miller;
subject to the rules and guidelines of the Metropolitan River Protection Act
and all applicable Cobb County development standards and regulations.
VOTE: ADOPTED 5-0

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COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT (CONT.)


Administration (cont.)
7B.

CONDUCT OF PUBLIC HEARING AND APPROVAL OF A


CHATTAHOOCHEE CORRIDOR PLAN CERTIFICATE OF
COMPLIANCE FOR CONSTRUCTION OF A SINGLE FAMILY
RESIDENCE AT 655 RIVER KNOLL DRIVE COMMUNITY
DEVELOPMENT
Mr. Dana Johnson, Director, Community Development Agency, provided
information on the Chattahoochee Corridor Certificate of Compliance of
Construction.
Chairman Lee opened the Public Hearing and asked those persons wishing
to speak to come forward. There being no public speakers, the Public
Hearing was closed and the following motion was made:
MOTION:
Motion by Ott, second by Birrell, to approve the
Chattahoochee Corridor Certificate of Compliance for construction of a
single family residence at 655 River Knoll Drive, Land Lot 1097 of the
17th District, 2nd Section, Cobb County, GA by Mr. Mike McShane;
subject to the rules and guidelines of the Metropolitan River Protection Act
and all applicable Cobb County development standards and regulations.
VOTE: ADOPTED 5-0

8.

FINANCE
CONDUCT OF PUBLIC HEARING ON THE PROPOSED FY17
BUDGET FINANCE
Bill Volckmann, Associate Comptroller, provided information on the
proposed FY17 budget.
Chairman Lee opened the Public Hearing and asked those wishing to speak
on this issue come forward. The following persons addressed the Board:
Jeri Barr, Carol Brown, Rachel Slumurich, Kaye Klapper, Norm Fagge and
Roberta Cook. There being no further public speakers, the Public Hearing
was closed.
No official action was taken by the Board.
The adoption of the proposed budget will follow the Public Hearing at the
Boards regular meeting on September 27, 2016. A copy of the information
presented is attached and made a part of these minutes.

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CONSENT AGENDA
MOTION: Motion by Lee, second by Ott, to approve the following items on the
Consent Agenda, as revised, with the exception of Item 37, (see Item 9KK of these
minutes) which was withdrawn from this agenda; and authorize execution of the
necessary documents by the appropriate County personnel:
WATER SYSTEM AGENCY
Engineering
9A.

APPROVAL OF AN ENCROACHMENT EASEMENT AND HOLD


HARMLESS AGREEMENT WATER SYSTEM
To approve an encroachment, easement and hold harmless agreement
(sewer) located in Land Lot 74 of the 1st District between Cobb County and
the underlying property owners, Carlton E. Hanson and Lisa A. Hanson;
and authorize the Chairman to execute the necessary documents.

9B.

APPROVAL OF A WORK ORDER UNDER THE FY16-FY17 UNIT


PRICE
CONTRACT
FOR
WATER,
SEWER,
AND
MISCELLANEOUS
SERVICES
WITH
CHATFIELD
CONTRACTING, INC. FOR SIX FLAGS INTERCEPTOR
STABILIZATION, PROGRAM WATER SYSTEM
To approve a work order under the FY16-FY17 Unit Price Contract for
Water, Sewer, and Miscellaneous Services with Chatfield Contracting, Inc.,
in the amount of $197,920.75, for Six Flags Interceptor Stabilization,
Program No. C0147; authorize the corresponding budget transactions; and
further authorize the Chairman to execute the necessary documents.
Funding is available in the Water Systems CIP Budget as follows:

9C.

UPC Water, Sewer, and Miscellaneous Services


Preliminary Estimates
510-500-5752-8005
C0123-Z

$197,920.75

Transfer to:
Six Flags Interceptor Stabilization
Construction
510-500-5752-8260
C0147-C

$197,920.75

APPROVAL
OF
AGREEMENT
WITH
ENGINEERING
STRATEGIES, INC. FOR ENGINEERING DESIGN SERVICES
FOR NORTHWEST COBB COMMERCIAL SEWER ASSESSMENT
AREA WATER SYSTEM
To approve an agreement with Engineering Strategies, Inc. in the amount
of $84,374.00, for engineering design services for Northwest Cobb
Commercial Sewer Assessment Area, Program No. S1119; authorize the
corresponding budget transaction; and further authorize the Chairman to
execute the necessary documents.
Funding is available in the Water Systems CIP Budget as follows:
Transfer from:
Unidentified New/ Replacement Sewer Lines
Preliminary Estimates
510-500-5755-8005
S2503-Z

$84,374.00

Transfer to:
Northwest Cobb Commercial Sewer Assessment Area
Engineering- Basic Fees
510-500-5755-8225
S1119-E
$84,374.00

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CONSENT AGENDA (CONT.)


WATER SYSTEM AGENCY (CONT.)
Engineering (cont.)
9D.

APPROVAL OF AGREEMENT WITH ADS, LLC FOR FY16


COLLECTION SYSTEM FLOW MONITORING SERVICES
WATER SYSTEM
To approve an agreement with ADS, LLC d/b/a ADS Environmental
Services in the amount of $127,266.72, for FY16 Collection System Flow
Monitoring Services, Program No. C0143; authorize the corresponding
budget transactions; and further authorize the Chairman to execute the
necessary documents.
Funding is available in the Water Systems Adopted CIP Budget as follows:
Transfer from:
Collection System Flow Monitoring Services
Preliminary Estimates
510-500-5752-8005
C0124-Z

$127,266.72

Transfer to:
FY16 Collection System Flow Monitoring Services
Engineering Basic Services
510-500-5752-8225
C0143-E
$127,266.72
9E.

APPROVAL OF WORK ORDER UNDER THE FY16-FY17 UNIT


PRICE
CONTRACT
FOR
WATER,
SEWER,
AND
MISCELLANEOUS
SERVICES
WITH
K.M.
DAVIS
CONTRACTING CO., INC. FOR SOUTH COBB INDUSTRIAL
BLVD. SEWER MAIN REPLACEMENT WATER SYSTEM
To approve a work order under the FY16-FY17 Unit Price Contract for
Water, Sewer, and Miscellaneous Services with K.M. Davis Contracting
Co, Inc., in the amount of $158,780.50, for South Cobb Industrial Blvd.
Sewer Main Replacement, Program No. C0148; authorize the
corresponding budget transaction; and further authorize the Chairman to
execute the necessary documents.
Funding is available in the Water Systems CIP Budget as follows:
Transfer from:
UPC Water, Sewer, and Miscellaneous Services
Preliminary Estimates
510-500-5752-8005
C0123-Z

$158,780.50

Transfer to:
South Cobb Industrial Blvd. Sewer Main Replacement
Construction
510-500-5752-8260
C0148-C
$158,780.50

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CONSENT AGENDA (CONT.)


WATER SYSTEM AGENCY (CONT.)
Engineering (cont.)
9F.

APPROVAL OF CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT WITH TIPPINS


CONTRACTING CO., INC. FOR PAMELA CIRCLE WATER MAIN
REPLACEMENT WATER SYSTEM
To approve a construction contract with Tippins Contracting Co., Inc., in
the amount of $227,250.00, for Pamela Circle Water Main Replacement,
Program No. W2316; authorize the corresponding budget transactions; and
further authorize the Chairman to execute the necessary documents
Funding is available in the Water Systems CIP Budget as follows:
Transfer from:
Asbestos/ Cement Water Main Replacement
Preliminary Estimates
510-500-5754-8005
W2055-Z

$237,320.00

Transfer to:
Pamela Circle Water Main Replacement
Construction
510-500-5754-8260
W2316-C

$227,250.00

Interest Expense on Retainage


510-500-5754-6613
W2316-A

Materials & Supplies


510-500-5754-8265

W2316-M

$ 5,000.00

W2316-T
Total

$ 4,500.00
$237,320.00

Contingency
510-500-5754-8810

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WATER SYSTEM AGENCY (CONT.)
Engineering (cont.)
9G.

APPROVAL OF CHANGE ORDER NO. 1 (FINAL) TO THE


CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT WITH JOHN H. PRUETT
CONSTRUCTION CO., INC. FOR MEADOW CHASE WATER
MAIN REPLACEMENT WATER SYSTEM
To approve Change Order No. 1 (final) to the construction contract with
John H. Pruett Construction Co., Inc., a savings to the project in the amount
of $71,948.75, for Meadow Chase Water Main Replacement, Program No.
W2232; authorize the corresponding budget transactions; and further
authorize the Chairman to execute the necessary documents.
No additional funding is required for the Water Systems Meadow Chase
Water Main Replacement, Program No. W2232.
Decrease Encumbrance:
GAE 510021213301
510-500-5754-8260

W2232-C

$71,948.75

Transfer from:
Meadow Chase Water Main Replacement
Construction
510-500-5754-8260
W2232-C

$71,948.75

Interest Expense on Retainage


510-500-5754-6613
W2232-A

$ 4,031.68

Administration
510-500-5754-8205

W2232-A

500.00

Materials & Supplies


510-500-5754-8265

W2232-M

232.41

W2232-T
Total

$15,600.00
$92,312.84

Contingency
510-500-5754-8810

Transfer to:
Asbestos/Cement Water Main Replacement
Preliminary Estimates
510-500-5754-8005
W2055-Z

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CONSENT AGENDA (CONT.)


WATER SYSTEM AGENCY (CONT.)
Engineering (cont.)
9H.

APPROVAL OF SUPPLEMENTAL AGREEMENT NO. 1 WITH


JACOBS PROJECT MANAGEMENT COMPANY (JACOBS) TO
EXTEND THE CONTRACT THROUGH FY17 FOR THE
PROVISION OF CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT SERVICES
WATER SYSTEM
To approve Supplemental Agreement No. 1 with Jacobs Project
Management Company, in an amount not to exceed $7,182,874.79, to
extend the contract through FY17 for the provision of Construction
Management Services, Program No. C0138; authorize the corresponding
budget transactions; and further authorize the Chairman to execute the
necessary documents.
Funding is available in the Water Systems Construction Services Program
FY17 CIP Budget as follows:
Transfer from:
Construction Services Program
Preliminary Estimates
510-500-5752-8005
C0138-Z

$7,182,874.79

Transfer to:
Construction Services Program Inspection & Supervision
Line & Plant Facilities
510-500-5752-8230
C0138-E
$5,476,090.47
Professional Services
Utility Locating
510-500-5752-6326

C0138-E
Total

$1,706,784.32
$7,182,874.79

C0138-E

$5,476,090.47

GAE 500 510082515 11011


510-500-5752-6326
C0138-E

$1,706,784.32

Increase Encumbrances:
GAE 500 510082515 1101
510-500-5752-8230

9I.

APPROVAL OF FUNDING FOR COBB COUNTY WATER


SYSTEM UTILITY IMPROVEMENT AND RELOCATION WORK
ASSOCIATED WITH THE CITY OF KENNESAW STANLEY
ROAD-COLLINS ROAD IMPROVEMENTS WATER SYSTEM
To approve funding for Cobb County Water System utility improvement
and relocation work associated with the City of Kennesaw Stanley RoadCollins Road Improvements, Program No.W2345, in the amount of
$378,735.64; authorize the corresponding budget transactions; and further
authorize the Chairman to execute the necessary documents.
Funding is available in the Water Systems CIP Budget as follows:
Transfer from:
Unidentified New/Replacement Water Mains
Preliminary Estimates
510-500-5754-8005
W1503-Z

$378,735.64

Transfer to:
Stanley Road Collins Road Improvements
Construction
510-500-5754-8260
W2345-C

378,735.64

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CONSENT AGENDA (CONT.)


WATER SYSTEM AGENCY (CONT.)
Engineering (cont.)
9J.

APPROVAL OF FUNDING FOR COBB COUNTY WATER


SYSTEM UTILITY IMPROVEMENT AND RELOCATION WORK
ASSOCIATED WITH THE CITY OF KENNESAW WATTS DRIVE
AND DALLAS STREET IMPROVEMENTS WATER SYSTEM
To approve funding for Cobb County Water System utility improvement
and relocation work in the amount of $368,132.00, associated with
Kennesaw Watts Drive and Dallas Street Improvements, Program No.
W2344; authorize the corresponding budget transactions; and further
authorize the Chairman to execute the necessary documents.
Funding is available in the Water Systems CIP Budget as follows:

9K.

Transfer from:
Unidentified New/Replacement Water Mains
Preliminary Estimates
510-500-5754-8005
W1503-Z

$368,132.00

Transfer to:
Watts Drive and Dallas Street Improvements
Construction
510-500-5754-8260
W2344-C

$368,132.00

APPROVAL OF CHANGE ORDER NO. 1 (FINAL) TO THE


CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT WITH T. J. LYLE & CO., INC. AND
RELATED BUDGET TRANSACTIONS FOR SHANNON GREEN
PHASE 2 WATER MAIN REPLACEMENT WATER SYSTEM
To approve Change Order No. 1 (final) to the construction contract with T.
J. Lyle & Co., Inc., a savings to the project in the amount of $172,306.92,
for Shannon Green Phase 2 Water Main Replacement, Program No. W2237;
authorize the corresponding budget transactions; and further authorize
the Chairman to execute the necessary documents.
No additional funding is required for the Water Systems Shannon Green
Phase 2 Water Main Replacement, Program No. W2237.
Decrease Encumbrance:
GAE 510051413306
510-500-5754-8260

W2237-C

$163,092.65

Transfer from:
Shannon Green Phase 2 Water Main Replacement
Construction
510-500-5754-8260
W2237-C
$131,925.70
Interest Expense on Retainage
510-500-5754-6613
W2237-A

3,800.00

Administration
510-500-5754-8205

W2237-A

29.00

Materials&Supplies
510-500-5754-8265

W2237-M

3,157.16

Contingency
510-500-5754-8810

W2237 -T
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$154,326.86

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WATER SYSTEM AGENCY (CONT.)
Engineering (cont.)
9K.

APPROVAL OF CHANGE ORDER NO. 1 (FINAL) TO THE


CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT WITH T. J. LYLE & CO., INC. AND
RELATED BUDGET TRANSACTIONS FOR SHANNON GREEN
PHASE 2 WATER MAIN REPLACEMENT WATER SYSTEM
Transfer to:
Asbestos/Cement Water Main Replacement
Preliminary Estimates
510-500-5754-8005
W2055-Z

$154,326.86

Journal Entry is needed for additional work completed by Unit Price


Contractors.
Shannon Green Phase 2 Water Main Replacement
DR: Construction
510-500-5754-8260
W2237-C
$ 21,952.68
DR: Retainage
510-500-0000-2050
Total
CR: Waterline R&M Service
500-500-5400-6520
9L.

$ 9,214.27
$ 31,166.95
$

31,166.95

AUTHORIZATION TO ADVERTISE AND HOLD A PUBLIC


HEARING FOR EMPLOYMENT OF A CONSULTANT OR
CONSULTING FIRM WHERE CONTRACT FEES WILL LIKELY
EXCEED $100,000.00 FOR THE DESIGN OF THE NOONDAY
CREEK WATER RECLAMATION FACILITY CHEMICAL
SYSTEM UPGRADE WATER SYSTEM
To authorize the advertisement and holding of a public hearing for the
design of the Noonday Creek Water Reclamation Facility Chemical
Systems Upgrade, Program No. T1023, which will involve the employment
of a consultant or consulting firm for services where contract fees will likely
be in excess of $100,000.00.

Operations
9M.

APPROVAL OF CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT UNDER THE


STORMWATER MANAGEMENT UNIT PRICE AGREEMENT
WITH CHATFIELD CONTRACTING, INC. FOR 3500 DRY CREEK
ROAD WATER SYSTEM
To approve a construction contract under the Stormwater Management
Unit Price Agreement with Chatfield Contracting, Inc. in the amount of
$74,678.13, for 3500 Dry Creek Road, Program No. SW1732; authorize
the corresponding budget transactions; and further authorize the Chairman
to execute the necessary documents.
Funding is available in the Water Systems CIP Budget as follows:
Transfer from:
Stormwater Multi-Year Budget
Stormwater Drainage Contract Repair & Maintenance Service
510-500-5758-6496
SW9999-Z
$74,678.13
Transfer to:
3500 Dry Creek Road
Stormwater Drainage Contract Repair & Maintenance Service
510-500-5758-6496
SW1732-C
$74,678.13

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WATER SYSTEM AGENCY (CONT.)
Stormwater
9N.

APPROVAL OF CHANGE ORDER NO. 1 (FINAL) TO THE


CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT WITH W.E. CONTRACTING CO.,
INC. FOR 1637 REX DRIVE WATER SYSTEM
To approve Change Order No. 1 (final) to the construction contract with
W.E. Contracting Co., Inc., a savings to the project in the amount of
$11,176.75, for 1637 Rex Drive, Program No. SW1158; authorize the
corresponding budget transactions; and further authorize the Chairman to
execute the necessary documents.
No additional funding is required for the Water Systems 1637 Rex Drive
Stormwater Repair & Restoration, Program No. SW1158.
Decrease Encumbrance
GAE 500 510020910413
510-500-5758-6496

9O.

SW1158-C

$11,176.75

Transfer from:
1637 Rex Drive Drainage Contract
R&M Service Change Order No.1 (final)
510-500-5758-6496
SW1158-C

$11,176.75

Transfer to:
Stormwater Multi-year Budget
Drainage Contract R&M Service
510-500-5758-6496
SW9999-Z

$11,176.75

APPROVAL OF JOINT FUNDING AGREEMENT WITH THE


UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
GEOLOGICAL SURVEY FOR CONTINUED OPERATION AND
MAINTENANCE OF FOURTEEN EXISTING STREAMFLOW
MONITORING GAUGES AND A NEW FIFTEENTH GAUGE
WATER SYSTEM
To approve a Joint Funding Agreement with the United States Department
of the Interior Geological Survey, in an amount not to exceed $213,750.00,
for continued operation and maintenance of fifteen streamflow monitoring
gauges, Program No. SW809; authorize the corresponding budget
transactions: and further authorize the Chairman to execute necessary
documents.
Funding: Funds are available in the Water systems CIP Budget along with
the following increase in Revenue and Expenditure Appropriations.
Transfer from:
Stormwater Multi-Year Budget
Drainage Contract R&M Service
510- 500-5758-6496
SW9999-Z

$199,500.00

Transfer to:
USGS Stream Gauges
Professional Services-Land Improvement
510-500-5758-8032
SW809-E

$199,500.00

Increase Revenue Appropriations


Developer Contributions
510-500-5750-4918
A-5750-A

$ 14,250.00

Increase Expenditures Appropriations


Professional Service- Land Improvements
510-500-5758-8032
SW809-E
Total
to
be Encumbered
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TRANSPORTATION AGENCY
Administration
9P.

DETERMINATION THAT CIRCUMSTANCES ARE SUCH THAT


IT IS NECESSARY TO PROCEED WITH CONDEMNATION
PROCEEDINGS BY DECLARATION OF TAKING UNDER
O.C.G.A. 32-3-4, ET. SEQ., ON ONE PARCEL ON BELLS FERRY
ROAD TRANSPORTATION
To determine that circumstances are such that it is necessary to proceed
with condemnation proceedings by Declaration of Taking under O.C.G.A.
32-3-4, et. seq.; authorize the commencement of condemnation
proceedings on one parcel on Bells Ferry Road, Project No. D6040; adopt
a Resolution and Order; and further authorize the Chairman to execute the
necessary documents. A copy of Attachment I is attached and made a part
of these minutes.

9Q.

DETERMINATION THAT 7,593 SQUARE FEET OF PERMANENT


DRAINAGE EASEMENT SHOWN ON THE ATTACHED PLAT,
AND LOCATED IN LAND LOTS 769 AND 770 OF THE 17TH
DISTRICT, 2ND SECTION, COBB COUNTY, IS NO LONGER
NEEDED FOR PUBLIC ROADWAY PURPOSES, AND
AUTHORIZATION OF SALE AND CONVEYANCE IN
ACCORDANCE WITH THE CRITERIA SET FORTH IN THE
APPLICABLE PROVISIONS OF STATE LAW AND COUNTY
ORDINANCES TRANSPORTATION
To determine that 7,593 square feet of permanent drainage easement,
located in Land Lots 769 and 770 of the 17th District, 2nd Section, Cobb
County, and as depicted on the attached plat, is no longer needed for public
roadway purposes; authorize its sale and conveyance in accordance with
the criteria set forth in the applicable provisions of State law and County
Ordinances; and further authorize the Chairman and/or County Attorney
to execute the necessary documents.

Administration
9R.

AUTHORIZATION TO CREATE FOUR NEW STREET LIGHT


DISTRICTS - TRANSPORTATION
To authorize the creation of four new Street Light Districts, as follows:
Commission
District

Street Light District


Name

Type

Monthly Rate

Highland Village

Residential

$4.00

Jackson Heights

Residential

$4.00

Town Point Center

Commercial

$4.00 per 50
feet of frontage

West Oaks

Residential

$4.00

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CONSENT AGENDA (CONT.)


TRANSPORTATION AGENCY
Airport
9S.

AUTHORIZATION TO ADVERTISE FOR AND CONDUCT A


PUBLIC HEARING PRIOR TO EXPENDING $100,000.00 OR
MORE FOR THE PROGRAM MANAGEMENT, PLANNING,
DESIGN/ENGINEERING,
AND
CONSTRUCTION
MANAGEMENT OF CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS AT
COBB COUNTY INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT MCCOLLUM
FIELD, AND TO AUTHORIZE THE ISSUANCE OF A REQUEST
FOR QUALIFICATIONS TO PROCURE THE REQUIRED
SERVICES TRANSPORTATION
To authorize the advertisement for and conduct of a public hearing prior to
expending $100,000.00 or more for the program management, planning,
design/engineering, and construction management of capital improvement
projects at Cobb County International Airport McCollum Field; and
further authorize the issuance of a Request for Qualifications to procure
the required services.

Engineering
9T.

APPROVAL OF UTILITY RELOCATION AGREEMENT WITH


GEORGIA
POWER
COMPANY
FOR
PRELIMINARY
ENGINEERING AND RELOCATION OF FACILITIES ON
SHALLOWFORD
ROAD
AT
CHILDERS
ROAD
TRANSPORTATION
To approve a Utility Relocation Agreement with Georgia Power Company,
in an amount not to exceed $18,815.00, for preliminary engineering and
relocation of facilities on Shallowford Road at Childers Road, Project No.
TR482, CCDOT Contract No. 001035; authorize the corresponding budget
transaction; and further authorize the Chairman to execute the necessary
documents.
Funding: Available in the Capital Projects Fund, with the following budget
transfer:
Transfer from:
380-050-4659-4659-8721-TR482-E
(Preliminary Est.)

$18,815.00

Transfer to:
380-050-4659-4659-8786-TR482-U
(Utility Relocation)

$18,815.00

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CONSENT AGENDA (CONT.)


TRANSPORTATION AGENCY
Traffic Operations
9U.

APPROVAL
OF
CONTRACT
WITH PEEK PAVEMENT
MARKING, LLC FOR 2016 COUNTYWIDE PAVEMENT
MARKING TRANSPORTATION
To approve a contract with Peek Pavement Marking, LLC, in an amount
not to exceed $434,995.67, for 2016 Countywide Pavement Marking,
Project No. TR495, CCDOT Contract No. 001028; and authorize the
Chairman to execute the necessary documents.
Funding: Available in the Department's approved FY16 Operating Budget,
as follows:
010-050-0799-0799-6512
(Road Maintenance Contracts)

$347,388.00

Available in the Department's approved FY16 Operating Budget, with the


following budget transfers:

9V.

Transfer from:
010-050-0799-0799-8852
(Designated Contingency)

$ 15,000.00

010-050-0750-0753-6198
(Traffic Control Supplies)

$ 72,607.67

Transfer to:
010-050-0799-0799-6512
(Road Maintenance Contracts)

$ 87,607.67

APPROVAL OF CHANGE ORDER NO. 1 (FINAL) TO THE


CONTRACT WITH
DETECTION
ENGINEERING
TECHNOLOGIES, INC., FOR US41/COBB PARKWAY TRAFFIC
SIGNAL UPGRADES TRANSPORTATION
To approve Change Order No. 1 (final) to the contract with Detection
Engineering Technologies, Inc., a savings to the project in the amount of
$130,377.56, for US41/Cobb Parkway Traffic Signal Upgrades, Project No.
TR466/CCID-1046, CCDOT Contract No. 000667; authorize the
corresponding budget transactions; and further authorize the Chairman to
execute the necessary documents.
Funding: A savings to the Capital Projects Fund.
Decrease GAE 380072313703:
380-050-4606-4606-8771-TR466-C
(Signal Const.)

$130,377.56

Decrease appropriation of Cumberland Community Improvement District


revenue from the Capital Projects Fund, as follows:
Decrease Revenue:
380-050-4606-4606-4505-TR466-C
(CID Revenue)

$130,377.56

Decrease Expenditure:
380-050-4606-4606-8771-TR466-C
(Signal Const.)

$130,377.56

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CONSENT AGENDA (CONT.)


TRANSPORTATION AGENCY
Traffic Operations
9W.

AUTHORIZATION TO INSTALL SPEED HUMPS ON FLAMINGO


DRIVE, BETWEEN BLAIR BRIDGE ROAD AND SIX FLAGS
DRIVE TRANSPORTATION
To authorize the installation of speed humps on Flamingo Drive, between
Blair Bridge Road and Six Flags Drive.
Funding is available in the Departments approved FY16 General Fund
Budget, as follows:
010-050-0781-0787-6149
(Road Maintenance)

$4,080.00

Planning
9X.

AUTHORIZATION TO ADVERTISE AND CONDUCT OF PUBLIC


HEARING
FOR
IMPLEMENTATION
OF PROPOSED
CUMBERLAND CIRCULATOR SERVICE FOR COBBLINC, A
SERVICE
OF
COBB
COMMUNITY
TRANSIT
TRANSPORTATION
To authorize the advertisement for and conduct of a public hearing for
implementation of the proposed Cumberland Circulator service for
CobbLinc, a service of Cobb Community Transit (CCT).

Transit
9Y.

APPROVAL OF AMENDMENT TO THE EXISTING PURCHASE


ORDER WITH CLEVER DEVICES, LTD., TO UPGRADE THE
CURRENT AUTOMATIC VEHICLE LOCATION SYSTEM
PLATFORM FOR COBBLINC, A SERVICE OF COBB
COMMUNITY TRANSIT TRANSPORTATION
To approve an amendment to the existing Purchase Order with Clever
Devices, Ltd., in an amount not to exceed $235,920.30, to upgrade the
current Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL) System platform for CobbLinc,
a service of Cobb Community Transit (CCT); and authorize the
corresponding budget transaction.
Funding: Federal and local funding is available in the approved Transit
Capital Projects Fund, with the following budget transfer:

9Z.

Transfer from:
202-050-4826-4826-8005
(Preliminary Est.)

$235,920.30

Transfer to:
202-050-4860-4860-8410
(Radio, TV & Communications Equip.)

$235,920.30

AUTHORIZATION TO ADVERTISE AND CONDUCT OF PUBLIC


HEARING PRIOR TO EXPENDING $100,000.00 OR MORE FOR
OPERATIONS,
MAINTENANCE AND
ADMINISTRATIVE
SERVICES FOR COBBLINC, A SERVICE OF COBB
COMMUNITY TRANSIT, AND TO AUTHORIZE THE ISSUANCE
OF A REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS TO PROCURE THE
REQUIRED TRANSIT SERVICES TRANSPORTATION
To authorize the advertisement for and conduct of a public hearing prior to
expending $100,000.00 or more for operations, maintenance, and
administrative services for CobbLinc, a service of Cobb Community Transit
(CCT); and authorize the issuance of a Request for Proposals to procure
the required transit services.

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CONSENT AGENDA (CONT.)


PUBLIC SERVICES AGENCY
Elections and Registration
9AA. AUTHORIZATION TO CHANGE THE FOLLOWING PRECINCT
BOUNDARIES DUE TO RECENT ANNEXATIONS: KENNESAW
3A, MARIETTA 4A, MARIETTA 4C, MARIETTA 7A, SMYRNA 3A,
SMYRNA 6A AND SMYRNA 7A EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 8, 2016
ELECTIONS AND REGISTRATION
To authorize the changes to existing precinct boundary lines, to be effective
November 8, 2016, due to recent annexations in Kennesaw 3A, Marietta
4A, Marietta 4C, Marietta 7A, Smyrna 3A, Smyrna 6A and Smyrna 7A as
follows:
KENNESAW 3A:
Property located at 2206 Cobb Parkway consisting of 5.90 acres; Land
District
20,
Land
Lot
175,
Parcel
6.
MARIETTA 4A:
Property located at 840 Kennesaw Avenue consisting of 1.32 acres; Land
District 16, Land Lots 939 and 1006, Parcels 36, 37, 38, 39, 40, 41, 42, 43,
and 44.
MARIETTA 4C:
Property located at 1409 Walcutts Way consisting of 1.1 acres; Land
District 20, Land Lot 283 and 288, Parcel 38.
MARIETTA 7A:
Property located at 2253 Northwest Parkway consisting of 5.674 acres;
Land District 17, Land Lot 728, Parcel 5.
Property located at 2255 Northwest Parkway consisting of 3.750 acres;
Land District 17, Land Lot 728, Parcel 4.
SMYRNA 3A:
Property located at 1276 Pierce Avenue consisting of .4234 acres; Land
District 17, Land Lot 519, Parcel 75.
Property located at 1687 Donna Lynn Drive consisting of .28 acres; Land
District 17, Land Lot 632, Parcel 19.
SMYRNA 6A:
Property located at 3621 Ridge Road consisting of 1.10 acres; Land District
17, Land Lot 698, Parcel 50.
SMYRNA 7A:
Property located at Brookside Village Parkway consisting of 17.77 acres;
Land District 18, Land Lots 168 and 178, Parcel 152.
Property located at 4788 Hanson Drive consisting of .60 acres; Land District
17, Land Lot 691, Parcel 10.
Property located at 1259 Pebblebrook Road consisting of .80 acres; Land
District 17, Land Lot 539, Parcel 53.

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CONSENT AGENDA (CONT.)


PUBLIC SERVICES AGENCY
Library System
9BB. AUTHORIZATION TO APPLY FOR AND ACCEPT THE 2016
LIBRARY SERVICES AND TECHNOLOGY ACT STEAM MINIGRANT FROM THE BOARD OF REGENTS, GEORGIA PUBLIC
LIBRARY SERVICES LIBRARY
To authorize the application for and acceptance of the 2016 Library
Services and Technology Act (LSTA) STEAM Mini-Grant in the amount
of $15,000.00 from the Board of Regents, Georgia Public Library Services;
authorize the corresponding budget transactions; and further authorize
the Chairman to execute the necessary documents.
Funding: Increase Revenue:
270-080-S024-4455
Department of Education

$15,000.00

Increase Expenditure:
270-080-S024-6258
Accountable Item

$15,000.00

9CC. AUTHORIZATION TO ACCEPT A DONATION OF HOTSPOTS


FROM T-MOBILE FOR THE PROVISION OF MOBILE WI-FI
ACCESS LIBRARY
To authorize the acceptance of the donation of hotspots from T-Mobile for
the provision of mobile Wi-Fi access.
SUPPORT SERVICES AGENCY
Information Services
9DD. APPROVAL OF OPERATING LEASE WITH DELL FINANCIAL
SERVICES LLC TO FINANCE THE REPLACEMENT OF UP TO
305 PERSONAL COMPUTERS IN THE FIRST QUARTER OF FY17,
AND APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF SOFTWARE THROUGH AN
EXISTING MICROSOFT ENTERPRISE AGREEMENT WITH
DELL MARKETING, L.P INFORMATION SERVICES
To approve an operating lease with Dell Financial Services LLC, in an
amount not to exceed $337,500.00, to finance the replacement of up to 305
personal computers in the first quarter of FY17; approve the purchase of
software, in the estimated amount of $27,000.00, in FY16, through an
existing Microsoft Enterprise Agreement with Dell Marketing, L.P.;
and authorize the Chairman to execute the necessary documents.
Funding for the FY16 lease payments and software is available in the
Capital Replacement Fund 380, PC Replacements Project, Unit 4580, as
follows:
380-035-4580-6532
Equipment Lease
380-035-4580-6349
Microsoft Software

$7,025.00

$27,000.00
$34,025.00

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SUPPORT SERVICES AGENCY
Information Services
9EE. AUTHORIZATION FOR THE PURCHASING DIRECTOR TO
MAKE PURCHASES OF COMPUTER EQUIPMENT AND
SOFTWARE GREATER THAN $100,000.00 UNDER PROVISIONS
OF GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES
CONTRACTS INFORMATION SERVICES
To authorize the Purchasing Director to make purchases of computer
equipment and software, in an amount not to exceed $387,271.00, under
provisions of Georgia Department of Administrative Services contracts; and
authorize the corresponding budget transactions.
Funding: Available in the FY 16 Operating Budget of the Information
Services Department with the following budget transfer:
Transfer from:
010-035-0400-8852
Fund Balance Reserves

$387,271.00

Transfer to:
010-035-0400-8420
Computer Equipment

$302,271.00

010-035-0400-8675
Computer Software

$ 85,000.00

PUBLIC SAFTEY AGENCY


Police
9FF.

AUTHORIZATION TO ACCEPT A DONATION FROM THE


FIREHOUSE SUBS SORENSEN AED FUND FOR TWO
AUTOMATED EXTERNAL DEFIBRILLATORS POLICE
To authorize the acceptance of a donation from the Firehouse Subs
Sorensen AED Fund for two Automated External Defibrillators.

Fire and Emergency Services


9GG. APPROVAL OF MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH
KENNESAW STATE UNIVERSITY FOR DATA ANALYSIS AND
STATISTICAL ANALYSIS SERVICES
To approve a Memorandum of Understanding with Kennesaw State
University for data analysis and statistical analysis services; and further
authorize the Fire Chief to execute the necessary documents.

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CONSENT AGENDA (CONT.)


PUBLIC SAFTEY AGENCY
911 Emergency
9HH. AUTHORIZATION TO CREATE A FULL-TIME RADIO SYSTEM
SPECIALIST POSITION, PAY GRADE 55, FOR RADIO
MANAGEMENT SERVICES, AND THE ACCEPTANCE OF FUNDS
FROM BARTOW COUNTY TO ASSIST IN THE COST 911
EMERGENCY
To authorize the creation of a full-time Radio System Specialist
position,Grade 55, for the 800 MHz Department; authorize the acceptance
of funds from Bartow County, in the amount of $50,000.00, on an annual
basis up to twenty years; authorize the corresponding budget transaction;
and further authorize the Chairman to sign the necessary documents.
Funding: Savings is available in the FY16 800 MHz personal services
budget to offset any costs incurred in FY16.
9II.

APPROVAL OF SECOND AMENDMENT WITH MOTOROLA


SOLUTIONS, INC. FOR ADDITIONAL SUPPORT SERVICES FOR
THE INTRADO PHONE SYSTEM 911 EMERGENCY
To approve the second amendment to the agreement for additional software
support with Motorola Solutions, Inc., in the amount of $120,000.00, for
the Intrado phone system; authorize the corresponding budget transactions;
ratify any actions already taken consistent with this approval; and further
authorize the Chairman to execute the necessary documents.
Funding is available in the E-911 Fund as follows:
260-130-0200-6491
Maintenance & Support

$120,000.00

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT AGENCY


Business License
9JJ.

AFFIRMATION OF DECISION BY THE LICENSE REVIEW


BOARD TO APPROVE THE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE WORK
PERMIT FOR DESHAWN CALVINAUR - BUSINESS LICENSE
DIVISION
To affirm the August 18, 2016 decision by the License Review Board to
approve the alcoholic beverage work permit for DeShawn Calvinaur.

9KK. WITHDRAWAL OF REQUEST FOR AFFIRMATION OF


DECISION BY THE LICENSE REVIEW BOARD TO APPROVE
THE ALCOHOL PERMIT FOR JUSTIN WILSON - BUSINESS
LICENSE DIVISION
This agenda item was withdrawn from this agenda.
9LL. AFFIRMATION OF DECISION BY THE LICENSE REVIEW
BOARD TO APPROVE THE BEER, WINE AND SUNDAY SALES
PACKAGE LICENSE FOR RACETRAC PETROLEUM, INC., D/B/A
RACETRAC, WILLIAM TURNER, LICENSEE BUSINESS
LICENSE DIVISION
To affirm the August 18, 2016 decision of the License Review Board to
approve the beer, wine and Sunday sales pouring license for RaceTrac
Petroleum, Inc., d/b/a RaceTrac, 4410 Danton Rd., Marietta, GA 30066,
William Turner, licensee.
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FINANCE
9MM. AUTHORIZATION OF ALL BUDGET TRANSACTIONS
NECESSARY FOR THE FINAL CLOSE-OUT OF THE FY16
BUDGETS OF THE GENERAL FUND, THE OTHER OPERATING
FUNDS, AND THE 800 MHZ RADIO CAPITAL FUND FINANCE
To authorize all budget transactions necessary for the final close-out of the
FY16 budgets of the General Fund, the other operating funds, and the 800
MHz Radio Capital Fund; and direct the County Manager to review and
bring these transactions before the Board of Commissioners for final
approval at a later date.
Funding: As necessary for the FY 2016 year-end close-out of the General
Fund, the other operating funds, and the 800 MHz Radio Capital Fund:
Increase/Decrease Revenue Appropriations to match actual receipts.
Increase/Decrease
expenditures.

Expenditure

Appropriations

to

match

actual

Increase Fund Balance/Retained Earnings Appropriations to prevent


deficits.
9NN. AUTHORIZATION TO ACCEPT AND ALLOCATE THE FISCAL
YEAR 2017 COMMUNITY SERVICES BLOCK GRANT FUNDS
RECEIVED FROM THE GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN
SERVICES FINANCE
To authorize the acceptance and allocation of Fiscal Year 2017 Community
Services Block Grant funds received from the Georgia Department of
Human Services; authorize the corresponding budget transactions; and
further authorize the Chairman to execute the necessary documents.
Funding: The budget appropriations shown in Attachment A will account
for the receipt and expenditure of FY2017 CSBG funds. A copy of
Attachment A is attached and made a part of these minutes.
9OO. AUTHORIZATION TO ACCEPT PHASE 33 EMERGENCY FOOD
AND SHELTER PROGRAM GRANT FUNDS FROM THE
FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY AND
AUTHORIZE THE ALLOCATION OF FUNDS TO COBB COUNTY
FOR PROGRAM ADMINISTRATION CARRIED OUT BY W.
FRANK NEWTON, INC. FINANCE
To authorize the acceptance of Phase 33 Emergency Food and Shelter
Program grant funds from the Federal Emergency Management Agency;
authorize the allocation of funds to Cobb County for program
administration carried out by W. Frank Newton, Inc.; authorize all
corresponding budget transactions, and further authorize the Chairman to
execute the necessary documents.
Funding:
Increase Revenues
270-390-G706-4432
(Federal Grants)

$7,078.00

Increase Expenditures
270-390-G706-6312
(WFN Contract)

$6,600.00

Increase Expenditures
270-390-G706-6116
(General Office Supplies)

$ 478.00

FEMA will send program funds directly to the participating organizations;


thus Phase 33 budget appropriations are for the administrative portion of the
grant only.
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CONSENT AGENDA (CONT.)


FINANCE
9PP.

ADOPTION OF RESOLUTION ADOPTING ALL BUDGET


AMENDMENTS SET FORTH IN AGENDA ITEMS ON THIS DATE
FINANCE
To adopt a resolution adopting all budget amendments set forth in agenda
items on this date. Said resolution is attached and made a part of these
minutes.

9QQ. AUTHORIZATION FOR THE FINANCE DEPARTMENT'S RISK


MANAGEMENT DIVISION TO BIND INSURANCE COVERAGE
FOR
PROPERTY
INSURANCE
INCLUDING
BOILER
MACHINERY, AVIATION LIABILITY, FIDELITY CRIME
INSURANCE, FIDUCIARY LIABILITY, SECURITY & PRIVACY
LIABILITY, EXCESS GENERAL LIABILITY, AND YACHT (JET
SKI) LIABILITY COVERAGE EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 1, 2016 FINANCE
To authorize the Finance Department's Risk Management Division to bind
insurance coverage for Property Insurance including Boiler Machinery,
Aviation Liability, Fidelity Crime Insurance, Fiduciary Liability, Security
and Privacy Liability, Excess General Liability, and Yacht (Jet Ski)
Liability coverage effective October 1, 2016; and authorize the Chairman
to execute all documents necessary.
Funding will be available in the FY17 proposed budget under 710-0558011.
9RR. AUTHORIZATION TO CONDUCT A PUBLIC HEARING ON THE
PROPOSED FY 2017 BUDGET FINANCE
To authorize a Public Hearing on the Proposed FY 2017 Budget to be held
on September 27, 2016 at the regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of
Commissioners.
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY
9SS.

AUTHORIZATION TO APPLY FOR AND ACCEPT A


EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERFORMANCE GRANT,
CONSIDERED
THE
PERFORMANCE
PARTNERSHIP
AGREEMENT GRANT IN GEORGIA, FROM THE GEORGIA
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY EMERGENCY
MANAGEMENT AGENCY
To authorize the application for and acceptance of the Emergency
Management Performance Grant (EMPG), considered the Performance
Partnership Agreement Grant in Georgia, from the Georgia Emergency
Management Agency (GEMA) for the purchase of personnel services,
training, and equipment or supplies; authorize the corresponding budget
transactions; and further authorize the Chairman to execute the necessary
documents.

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CONSENT AGENDA (CONT.)


EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY (CONT.)
9SS.

AUTHORIZATION TO APPLY FOR AND ACCEPT A


EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT PERFORMANCE GRANT,
CONSIDERED
THE
PERFORMANCE
PARTNERSHIP
AGREEMENT GRANT IN GEORGIA, FROM THE GEORGIA
EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY EMERGENCY
MANAGEMENT AGENCY (CONT.)
Funding will be appropriated in the Grant Fund as follows:
Increase Revenue:
270-020-F019-4493

(GEMA)

$ 68,695

Increase Expenditure:
270-020-F019-6012

(Salaries)

$ 48,568

270-020-F019-6032

(Disability)

$ 174.84

270-020-F019-6034

(FICA)

$ 3,715.45

270-020-F019-6036

(Medical)

$ 6,789.12

270-020-F019-6038

(Life)

270-020-F019-6044

(Retirement)

$ 8,213.11

270-020-F019-6052

(Work Comp)

637.21

270-020-F019-6054

(Dental)

403.00

194.27

Additional salary amount needed will be available with the following


interfund transfer:
Decrease Expenditure
010-015-0145-8852
(General Fund Contingency)

$ 4,000.00

Increase Expenditure
010-014-0140-6594
(General Fund- Transfer Out)

$ 4,000.00

Increase Expenditure
270-020-F019-6012

(Salaries)

$ 4,000.00

Increase Revenue
270-020-F019-4960

(Transfer In)

$ 4,000.00

COUNTY CLERK
9TT. APPROVAL OF THE DATES AND TIMES OF THE REGULAR
MEETINGS AND THE ZONING HEARINGS OF THE BOARD OF
COMMISSIONERS FOR THE CALENDAR YEAR 2017 COUNTY
CLERK
To approve the dates and times for the Board's Regular Meetings and
Zoning Hearings for the calendar year 2016. A copy of the 2017 calendar is
attached and made a part of these minutes.

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COUNTY CLERK
9UU. APPROVAL OF MINUTES COUNTY CLERK
To approve the minutes of the following meetings:
August 22, 2016 - Special Called Meeting/Agenda Work Session
August 23, 2016 - Special Called Meeting/1:30 Work Session
August 23, 2016 - Regular Meeting of the Board
CONSENT VOTE: ADOPTED 5-0
CLERKS NOTE: Chairman Lee left the meeting at 9:47a.m.

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TRANSPORTATION AGENCY
Engineering
10A.

APPROVAL OF CONTRACT WITH D&H CONSTRUCTION


COMPANY, INC. FOR DRAINAGE SYSTEM REPAIRS ON
ROCKWOOD DRIVE TRANSPORTATION
MOTION: Motion by Birrell, second by Ott, to approve a contract with
D&H Construction Company, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $251,457.60,
for drainage system repairs on Rockwood Drive, Project No. X2209,
CCDOT Contract No. 001019; authorize the corresponding budget
transactions; and further authorize the Chairman to execute the necessary
documents.
Funding: Available in the 2016 SPLOST Transportation Improvements
Program Fund, with the following budget transfers:
Transfer from:
347-050-X220-X220-8761-X2209-C
(Preliminary Est.)

$174,000.00

347-050-X220-X220-8761-X2213-C
(Preliminary Est.)

$ 49,255.00

Transfer to:
347-050-X220-X220-8762-X2209-C
(Turnkey Const.)

$223,255.00

The 2016 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST), adopted by
the Board of Commissioners on July 22, 2014, provides for capital
improvements and anticipated corresponding budget funding to address,
inter alia, Drainage System Improvements.
Rockwood Drive is an eligible project/program under the Infrastructure
Preservation - Drainage System Improvements Component of the 2016
SPLOST Transportation Improvements (Cobb County 2016 SPLOST, pp.
7, 9 ). Drainage System Improvements include repair and replacement of
roadway drainage systems throughout the County.
Available in the Water Systems DOT-Water Relocate Lines Adopted CIP
Budget, with the following budget transfer:
Transfer from: DOT-Water Relocate Lines
Preliminary Estimates
510-500-5756-8005-W4069-Z

$28,202.60

Transfer to: Rockwood Drive Culvert Replacement


Drainage Contract R&M
510-500-5756-6496-W4361-C
VOTE: ADOPTED 4-0, Chairman Lee absent

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TRANSPORTATION AGENCY (CONT.)


Engineering (cont.)
10B.

APPROVAL OF CONTRACT WITH D&H CONSTRUCTION


COMPANY, INC. FOR INTERSECTION IMPROVEMENTS ON
EAST-WEST CONNECTOR AT COOPER LAKE ROAD
TRANSPORTATION
MOTION: Motion by Ott, second by Birrell, to approve a contract with
D&H Construction Company, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $111,152.00,
for intersection improvements on East-West Connector at Cooper
Lake Road, Project No. X2322, CCDOT Contract No. 001034; authorize
the corresponding budget transaction; and further authorize the Chairman
to execute the necessary documents
Funding: Available in the 2016 SPLOST Transportation Improvements
Program Fund, with the following budget transfer:
Transfer from:
347-050-X230-X230-8761-X2301-C
(Preliminary Est.)

$111,152.00

Transfer to:
347-050-X230-X230-8762-X2322-C
(Turnkey Const.)

$111,152.00

The 2016 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST), adopted by
the Board of Commissioners on July 22, 2014, provides for capital
improvements and anticipated corresponding budget funding to address,
inter alia, Intersection Improvements.
East-West Connector at Cooper Lake Road is an eligible project/program
under the Safety and Operational Improvements Intersection
Improvements Component of the 2016 SPLOST Transportation
Improvements (Cobb County 2016 SPLOST, pp. 7, 17). Safety and
Operational Intersection Improvements include typical safety and
operational intersection improvements or roundabout construction. Specific
locations have been determined by analysis.
VOTE: ADOPTED 4-0, Chairman Lee absent

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TRANSPORTATION AGENCY (CONT.)


Engineering (cont.)
10C.

APPROVAL OF SUPPLEMENTAL AGREEMENT NO. 1 WITH


HEATH AND LINEBACK ENGINEERS, INC. FOR ENGINEERING
DESIGN SERVICES OF INTERSTATE NORTH PARKWAY AT
INTERSTATE NORTH CIRCLE TRANSPORTATION
MOTION: Motion by Ott, second by Birrell, to approve Supplemental
Agreement No. 1 with Heath and Lineback Engineers, Inc., in an amount
not to exceed $22,360.00, for engineering design services of Interstate
North Parkway at Interstate North Circle, Project No. E4190, CCDOT
Contract No. 000911; authorize the corresponding budget transaction; and
further authorize the Chairman to execute the necessary documents
Funding: Available in the 2011 SPLOST Transportation Improvements
Program Fund, with the following budget transfer:
Transfer from:
345-050-E004-E419-8741-E4190-R
(Preliminary Est.)

$22,360.00

Transfer to:
345-050-E004-E419-8722-E4190-E
(Engineering)

$22,360.00

Increase GAE 345112415901:


345-050-E004-E419-8722-E4190-E
(Engineering)

$22,360.00

The 2011 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST), adopted by
the Board of Commissioners on December 14, 2010, provides for capital
improvements and anticipated corresponding budget funding to address,
inter alia, Thoroughfare Improvements.
Interstate North Parkway at Interstate North Circle is an eligible
project/program under the Congestion Relief and Mobility Improvements
Thoroughfare Improvements Component of the 2011 SPLOST
Transportation Improvements (Cobb County 2011 SPLOST, pp. 10, 20).
Ffederal/State Funds Local Match includes local matching funds required
for projects that improve County thoroughfares to reduce congestion and
commute times, and improve safety, for which federal/state grant funding
sources become available.
VOTE: ADOPTED 4-0, Chairman Lee absent

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10D.

APPROVAL OF CHANGE ORDER NO. 1 (FINAL) TO THE


CONTRACT WITH D&H CONSTRUCTION COMPANY, INC. FOR
DRAINAGE SYSTEM IMPROVEMENTS ON LIBERTY HILL
ROAD TRANSPORTATION
MOTION: Motion by Birrell, second by Ott, to approve Change Order No.
1 (final) to the contract with D&H Construction Company, Inc., a savings
to the project in the amount of $26,754.49, for drainage
system improvements on Liberty Hill Road, Project No. E2560, CCDOT
Contract No. 000841; authorize the corresponding budget transactions; and
further authorize the Chairman to execute the necessary documents.
Funding: A savings to 2011 SPLOST Transportation Improvements
Program Fund.
Decrease GAE 3450728151201:
345-050-E002-E256-8762-E2560-C
(Turnkey Constr.)

$19,854.49

The 2011 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST), adopted by
the Board of Commissioners on December 14, 2010, provides for capital
improvements and anticipated corresponding budget funding to address,
inter alia, Drainage System Improvements.
Liberty Hill Road is an eligible project/program under the Infrastructure
Preservation - Drainage System Improvements Component of the 2011
SPLOST Transportation Improvements (Cobb County 2011 SPLOST, pp.
10, 12). Drainage System Improvements include repair and replacement of
roadway drainage systems throughout the County.
A savings to the Water Systems DOT-Water Relocate Lines Adopted CIP
Budget, with the following budget transfers:
Decrease GAE 5100728151201:
510-500-5756-8260-W4340-C

$6,900.00

Transfer from:
Liberty Hill Road Drainage
Construction
510-500-5756-8260-W4340-C

$6,900.00

Interest on Retainage
510-500-5756-6613-W4340-A

Contingency
510-500-5756-8810-W4340-T
Total:
Transfer to:
DOT-Water Relocate Lines
Preliminary Estimates
510-500-5756-8005-W4069-Z

35.00

$ 140.00
$7,075.00

$7,075.00

VOTE: ADOPTED 4-0, Chairman Lee absent


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10E.

APPROVAL OF CHANGE ORDER NO. 1 (FINAL) TO


THE CONTRACT WITH D&H CONSTRUCTION COMPANY,
INC., FOR DRAINAGE SYSTEM REPAIRS ON MARTIN COURT
TRANSPORTATION
MOTION: Motion by Ott, second by Birrell, to approve Change Order No.
1 (final) to the contract with D&H Construction Company, Inc., a savings
to the project in the amount of $43,219.01, for drainage system repairs on
Martin Court, Project No. E2580, CCDOT Contract No.
000903; and authorize the Chairman to execute the necessary documents.
Funding: A savings to the 2011 SPLOST Transportation Improvements
Program Fund.
Decrease GAE 345101315502:
345-050-E002-E258-8762-E2580-C
(Turnkey Const.)

$43,219.01

The 2011 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST), adopted by
the Board of Commissioners on December 14, 2010, provides for capital
improvements and anticipated corresponding budget funding to address,
inter alia, Drainage System Improvements.
Martin Court is an eligible project/program under the Infrastructure
Preservation - Drainage System Improvements Component of the 2011
SPLOST Transportation Improvements (Cobb County 2011 SPLOST, pp.
10, 12). Drainage System Improvements include repair and replacement of
roadway drainage systems throughout the County.
VOTE: ADOPTED 5-0
10F.

APPROVAL OF CHANGE ORDER NO. 1 (FINAL) TO THE


CONTRACT WITH CHATFIELD CONTRACTING, INC., FOR
THOROUGHFARE IMPROVEMENTS AT THE INTERSECTION
OF SR 3/US 41/COBB PARKWAY AT WATTS DRIVE/PINE
MOUNTAIN COURT - TRANSPORTATION
MOTION: Motion by Weatherford, second by Cupid, to approve Change
Order No. 1 (final) to the contract with Chatfield Contracting, Inc., a
savings
to
the
project
in the
amount of
$46,572.21, for
thoroughfare improvements at the intersection of SR 3/US 41/Cobb
Parkway at Watts Drive/Pine Mountain Court, Project No. E4180, CCDOT
Contract No. 000836; authorize the corresponding budget transactions;
and further authorize the Chairman to execute the necessary documents.
Funding: A savings to the 2011 SPLOST Transportation Improvements
Program Fund.
Decrease GAE 345021015404:
345-050-E004-E418-8762-E4180-C
(Turnkey Constr.)

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10F.

APPROVAL OF CHANGE ORDER NO. 1 (FINAL) TO THE


CONTRACT WITH CHATFIELD CONTRACTING, INC., FOR
THOROUGHFARE IMPROVEMENTS AT THE INTERSECTION
OF SR 3/US 41/COBB PARKWAY AT WATTS DRIVE/PINE
MOUNTAIN COURT TRANSPORTATION (CONT.)
Decrease appropriation of funding to the 2011 SPLOST Transportation
Improvements Program Fund from the City of Kennesaw, as follows:
Decrease Revenue:
345-050-E004-E418-4506-E4180-C
(Other Local Revenue)

$23,286.11

Decrease Expenditure:
345-050-E004-E418-8762-E4180-C
(Turnkey Constr.)

$23,286.11

The 2011 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST), adopted by
the Board of Commissioners on December 14, 2010, provides for capital
improvements and anticipated corresponding budget funding to address,
inter alia, Thoroughfare Improvements.
SR 3/US 41/Cobb Parkway at Watts Drive/Pine Mountain Court is an
eligible project/program under the Congestion Relief and Mobility
Improvements - Thoroughfare Improvements Component of the 2011
SPLOST Transportation Improvements (Cobb County 2011 SPLOST, pp.
10, 20). Federal/State Funds-Local Match includes local matching funds
required for projects that improve County thoroughfares to reduce
congestion and commute times, and improve safety, for which federal/state
grant funding sources become available.
VOTE: ADOPTED 5-0

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10G. APPROVAL OF CONSULTANT SERVICES AGREEMENTS WITH
KIMLEY-HORN AND ASSOCIATES, INC. FOR ENGINEERING
DESIGN SERVICES OF BROOKWOOD DRIVE OVER CLAY
BRANCH, PROJECT NO. X2102, CCDOT CONTRACT NO. 000965,
AND LITTLE WILLEO ROAD OVER TIMBER RIDGE BRANCH
TRANSPORTATION
MOTION: Motion by Ott, second by Birrell, to approve Consultant
Services Agreements with Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., in a combined
amount not to exceed $378,225.00, for engineering design services of
Brookwood Drive over Clay Branch ($194,777.00), Project No. X2102,
CCDOT Contract No. 000965, and Little Willeo Road over Timber Ridge
Branch (previously identified as Willeo Creek) ($183,448.00), Project No.
X2112, CCDOT Contract No. 000966; authorize the corresponding budget
transactions; and further authorize the Chairman to execute the necessary
documents.
Available in the 2016 SPLOST Transportation Improvements Program
Fund, with the following budget transfers:
Transfer from:
347-050-X210-X210-8721-X2102-E
(Preliminary Est.)

$ 75,000.00

347-050-X210-X210-8761-X2102-C
(Preliminary Est.)

$119,777.00

347-050-X210-X210-8721-X2112-E
(Preliminary Est.)

$150,000.00

347-050-X210-X210-8761-X2112-C
(Preliminary Est.)

$ 33,448.00

Transfer to:
347-050-X210-X210-8722-X2102-E
(Engineering)

$194,777.00

347-050-X210-X210-8722-X2112-E
(Engineering)

$183,448.00

The 2016 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST), adopted by
the Board of Commissioners on July 22, 2014, provides for capital
improvements and anticipated corresponding budget funding to address,
inter alia, Bridges and Culverts.
Brookwood Drive over Clay Branch and Little Willeo Road over Timber
Ridge Branch (Willeo Creek) are eligible projects/programs under the
Infrastructure Preservation Bridges and Culverts Component of the 2016
SPLOST Transportation Improvements (Cobb County 2016 SPLOST, pp.
7, 11). Brookwood Drive over Clay Branch improvements include the
replacement of the deficient bridge with culverts. Little Willeo Road over
Timber Ridge Branch (Willeo Creek) improvements include the
replacement of the deficient bridge.
VOTE: ADOPTED 5-0

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10H. APPROVAL
OF
TRANSPORTATION
ENHANCEMENT
AGREEMENT WITH THE GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF
TRANSPORTATION FOR FLOYD ROAD TRAIL, PHASE 2
TRANSPORTATION
MOTION: Motion by Cupid, second by Weatherford, to approve a
Transportation Enhancement Agreement with the Georgia Department of
Transportation (GDOT) for Floyd Road Trail, Phase 2, State P.I. No.
0010727, Cobb County Project No. D11J0; and authorize the Chairman to
execute the necessary documents.
VOTE: ADOPTED 5-0
10I.

APPROVAL
OF
GEORGIA
TRANSPORTATION
INFRASTRUCTURE BANK GRANT AGREEMENT WITH THE
STATE ROAD AND TOLLWAY AUTHORITY FOR I-20
EASTBOUND
RAMPS
AT RIVERSIDE
PARKWAY

TRANSPORTATION
MOTION: Motion by Cupid, second by Lee, to approve a Georgia
Transportation Infrastructure Bank (GTIB) Grant Agreement with the State
Road and Tollway Authority (SRTA) for I-20 Eastbound Ramps at
Riverside Parkway (a/k/a Six Flags Park Area Improvements at Riverside
Parkway), Project No. X2409; authorize the corresponding budget
transactions; and further authorize the Chairman to execute the necessary
documents.
Appropriate receipt of additional revenue from a Georgia Transportation
Infrastructure Bank Grant Agreement to the 2016 SPLOST Transportation
Improvements Program Fund, as follows:
Increase Revenue:
347-050-X240-X240-4494-X2409-C
(Other State Revenue)

$1,600,000.00

Increase Expenditure:
347-050-X240-X240-8761-X2409-C
(Preliminary Est.)

$1,600,000.00

The 2016 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST), adopted by
the Board of Commissioners on July 22, 2014, provides for capital
improvements and anticipated corresponding budget funding to address,
inter alia, Thoroughfare and Mobility Improvements.
I-20 Eastbound Ramps at Riverside Parkway (a/k/a Six Flags Park Area
Improvements at Riverside Parkway) is an eligible project/program under
the Congestion Relief and Mobility Improvements Thoroughfare and
Mobility Improvements Component of the 2016 SPLOST Transportation
Improvements (Cobb County 2016 SPLOST, pp. 7, 21, 25). Local Match
for Future Federal/State/Other Funding includes required local match for
the I-20 Eastbound Ramps at Riverside Parkway project, to be partially
funded by the State Road and Tollway Authority. Improvements include the
addition of a right turn lane, signal upgrade, and crosswalks.
VOTE: ADOPTED 5-0
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10J.

APPROVAL OF MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT WITH THE


COBB COUNTY-MARIETTA WATER AUTHORITY FOR
TERRELL MILL ROAD AT GREENWOOD TRAIL
TRANSPORTATION
MOTION: Motion by Ott, second by Birrell, to approve a Memorandum
of Agreement (MOA) with the Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority
(CCMWA) for Terrell Mill Road at Greenwood Trail, Project No. X2803;
authorize payment for construction costs, in an amount not to exceed
$167,594.79; authorize the corresponding budget transaction; and further
authorize the Chairman to execute the necessary documents.
Funding is available in the 2016 SPLOST Transportation Improvements
Program Fund, with the following budget transfer:
Transfer from:
347-050-X280-X280-8761-X2803-C
(Preliminary Est.)

$167,594.79

Transfer to:
347-050-X280-X280-8762-X2803-C
(Turnkey Const.)

$167,594.79

The 2016 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST), adopted by
the Board of Commissioners on July 22, 2014, provides for capital
improvements and anticipated corresponding budget funding to address,
inter alia, School Zones.
Terrell Mill Road at Greenwood Trail is an eligible project/program under
the Safety and Operational Improvements School Zone Improvements
Component of the 2016 SPLOST Transportation Improvements (Cobb
County 2016 SPLOST, pp. 7, 20). Various School Zone Improvements
Throughout the County include additional turn lane and school entrance
improvements. Specific locations have been determined by analysis.
VOTE: ADOPTED 4-0, Commissioner Cupid absent
10K. APPROVAL MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT WITH THE
COBB COUNTY MARIETTA WATER AUTHORITY FOR
RESURFACING ON TERRELL MILL ROAD AND LOWER
ROSWELL ROAD TRANSPORTATION
MOTION: Motion by Ott, second by Birrell, to approve a Memorandum
of Agreement (MOA) with the Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority
(CCMWA) for resurfacing on Terrell Mill Road and Lower Roswell
Road, Project No. X2903; authorize the corresponding budget
transactions; and further authorize the Chairman to execute the necessary
documents.

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10K. APPROVAL MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT WITH THE
COBB COUNTY MARIETTA WATER AUTHORITY FOR
RESURFACING ON TERRELL MILL ROAD AND LOWER
ROSWELL ROAD TRANSPORTATION (CONT.)
Funding: Appropriate receipt of revenue to the 2016 SPLOST
Transportation Improvements Program Fund from the Cobb CountyMarietta Water Authority, as follows:
Increase Revenue:
347-050-X290-X290-4506-X2903-C
(Other Local Revenue)

$1,254,535.23

Increase Expenditure:
347-050-X290-X290-8761-X2903-C
(Preliminary Est.)

$1,254,535.23

The 2016 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST), adopted by
the Board of Commissioners on July 22, 2014, provides for capital
improvements and anticipated corresponding budget funding to address,
inter alia, Resurfacing.
Resurfacing Contract 2017-1 Countywide Major Thoroughfares, which will
include resurfacing on Terrell Mill Road and Lower Roswell Road, is an
eligible project/program under the Infrastructure Preservation - Resurfacing
Component of the 2016 SPLOST Transportation Improvements (Cobb
County 2016 SPLOST, pp. 7, 8). Resurfacing includes milling, patching,
leveling and resurfacing of various roadways throughout the County.
VOTE: ADOPTED 4-0, Chairman Cupid absent
CLERKS NOTE: Commissioner Cupid returned to the meeting at 10:01 a.m.

Traffic Operations
10L.

APPROVAL OF CONSTRUCTION AGREEMENT WITH THE


GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR
CUMBERLAND AREA TRAFFIC CAMERAS AND DYNAMIC
MESSAGE SIGNS DEPLOYMENT TRANSPORTATION
MOTION: Motion by Ott, second by Birrell, to approve a Construction
Agreement with the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) for
Cumberland Area Traffic Cameras and Dynamic Message Signs Deployment, State P.I. No. 0015205, Cobb County Project No. X2509;
and authorize the Chairman to execute the necessary documents.
VOTE: ADOPTED 5-0

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Traffic Operations (cont.)
10M. APPROVAL OF CONTRACT WITH BROOKS BERRY HAYNIE &
ASSOCIATES, INC., FOR CUMBERLAND AREA TRAFFIC
CAMERAS AND DYNAMIC MESSAGE SIGNS DEPLOYMENT
TRANSPORTATION
MOTION: Motion by Ott, second by Birrell, to approve a contract
with Brooks Berry Haynie & Associates, Inc., in an amount not to exceed
$3,293,859.50, for Cumberland Area Traffic Cameras and Dynamic
Message Signs - Deployment, State P.I. No. 0015205, Cobb County Project
No. X2509, CCDOT Contract No. 001027; authorize the corresponding
budget transactions; and further authorize the Chairman to execute the
necessary documents.
Available in the 2016 SPLOST Transportation Improvements Program
Fund, with the following budget transfers:
Transfer from:
347-050-X250-X250-8761-X2507-C
(Preliminary Est.)

$2,893,859.50

347-050-X250-X250-8761-X2509-C
(Preliminary Est.)

$ 400,000.00

Transfer to:
347-050-X250-X250-8762-X2509-C
(Constr. Signing)

$3,293,859.50

The 2016 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST), adopted by
the Board of Commissioners on July 22, 2014, provides for capital
improvements and anticipated corresponding budget funding to address,
inter alia, Traffic Management, Traffic Signals, and Planning.
Cumberland Area Traffic Cameras and Dynamic Message Signs Deployment is an eligible project/program under the Congestion Relief and
Mobility Improvements - Traffic Management, Traffic Signals, and
Planning Component of the 2016 SPLOST Transportation Improvements
(Cobb County 2016 SPLOST, pp. 7, 23). Incident Management
improvements include the expanded coverage and upgrade of Closed
Circuit Television cameras and dynamic message boards, and enhanced
wayfinding signage.
VOTE: ADOPTED 5-0

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Traffic Operations (cont.)
10N.

APPROVAL OF CHANGE ORDER NO. 1 (FINAL) TO THE


CONTRACT WITH WORLD FIBER TECHNOLOGIES, INC., FOR
TRAFFIC SIGNALS-REBUILDS TRANSPORTATION
MOTION: Motion by Weatherford, second by Cupid, to approve Change
Order No. 1 (final) to the contract with World Fiber Technologies, Inc., a
savings to the project in amount of $70,115.92, for Traffic SignalsRebuilds, Phase 1, Project No. E5040, CCDOT Contract No. 000821; and
authorize the Chairman to execute the necessary documents.
A savings to the 2011 SPLOST Transportation Improvements Program
Fund.
Decrease GAE 345102814810:
345-050-E005-E504-8770-E5040-C
(Special Const.)

$70,115.92

The 2011 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST), adopted by
the Board of Commissioners on December 14, 2010, provides for capital
improvements and anticipated corresponding budget funding to address,
inter alia, Traffic Management, Traffic Signal Timing, and Planning.
Traffic Signal Timing is an eligible project/program under the Congestion
Relief and Mobility Improvements - Traffic Management, Traffic Signal
Timing, and Planning Component of the 2011 SPLOST Transportation
Improvements (Cobb County 2011 SPLOST, pp. 10, 22). Traffic Signals
improvements include the upgrade of traffic signal infrastructure and
optimization of traffic signal operation.
VOTE: ADOPTED 5-0
10O. APPROVAL OF CHANGE ORDER NO. 1 (FINAL) TO THE
CONTRACT WITH WORLD FIBER TECHNOLOGIES, INC. FOR
TRAFFIC SIGNALS-FLASHING YELLOW ARROW, PHASE 1
TRANSPORTATION
MOTION: Motion by Lee, second by Ott, to approve Change Order No. 1
(final) to the contract with World Fiber Technologies, Inc., a savings to the
project in the amount of $50,878.52, for Traffic Signals-Flashing Yellow
Arrow, Phase 1, Project No. E5040, CCDOT Contract No. 000822; and
authorize the Chairman to execute the necessary documents.
Funding: A savings to the 2011 SPLOST Transportation Improvements
Program Fund.
Decrease GAE 345102814811:
345-050-E005-E504-8770-E5040-C
(Special Const.)

$50,878.52

The 2011 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST), adopted by
the Board of Commissioners on December 14, 2010, provides for capital
improvements and anticipated corresponding budget funding to address,
inter alia, Traffic Management, Traffic Signal Timing, and Planning.
Traffic Signals is an eligible project/program under the Congestion Relief
and Mobility Improvements - Traffic Management, Traffic Signal Timing,
and Planning Component of the 2011 SPLOST Transportation
Improvements (Cobb County 2011 SPLOST, pp. 10, 22). Traffic Signals
improvements include the upgrade of traffic signal infrastructure and
optimization of traffic signal operation.
VOTE: ADOPTED 5-0

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PUBLIC SERVICES AGENCY


Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs
11A.

APPROVAL OF CONTRACT WITH ALLSTAR LIGHTING &


ELECTRICAL SERVICE, INC. FOR THE REMOVAL OF OLD
SPORTS LIGHTING FIXTURES, AND THE INSTALLATION OF
NEW SPORTS LIGHTING FIXTURES AND RELATED
EQUIPMENT TO SERVE ATHLETIC FIELD LIGHTING AT
HARRISON PARK - PARKS, RECREATION, AND CULTURAL
AFFAIRS
MOTION: Motion by Birrell, second by Ott, to approve a contract with
AllStar Lighting & Electrical Service, Inc., in an amount not to exceed
$125,000.00, for the installation of new sports lighting fixtures and related
equipment to serve athletic field lighting at Harrison Park under the 2016
Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs SPLOST Program, authorize the
corresponding budget transactions, and further authorize the Chairman to
execute the necessary documents.
Funding is available in the 2016 Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs
SPLOST fund as follows:
347-105-X064-X0643 C-8024
(General Park Improvements)

$125,000.00

The 2016 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST), adopted by
the Board of Commissioners on July 22, 2014 provides for capital
improvements and anticipated corresponding budget funding to address,
inter alia, Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Improvements.
Appropriate General Park Improvements, such as upgrades to sports field
lighting, represent eligible projects under the 2016 SPLOST (Cobb County
2016 SPLOST, Page 31). The new energy efficient lights at Harrison Park
fields #4 and #5 will provide brighter and more even coverage of the fields,
increasing playability and safety.
VOTE: ADOPTED 5-0
11B.

APPROVAL
OF
FINAL
CLOSEOUT
SUPPLEMENTAL
AGREEMENT AND CHANGE ORDER #2 TO THE CONTRACT
WITH HOGAN CONSTRUCTION GROUP, LLC, INC. FOR
CONSTRUCTION COSTS AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGER AT
RISK SERVICES FOR IMPROVEMENTS AT THE COBB COUNTY
CIVIC CENTER PARKS, RECREATION, AND CULTURAL
AFFAIRS
MOTION: Motion by Weatherford, second by Cupid, to approve Final
Closeout Supplemental Agreement and Change Order #2 to the contract
with Hogan Construction Group, LLC, Inc., decreasing the contract by
$46,969.30, for a revised total contract amount of $5,628,030.70, for
construction costs and Construction Manager at Risk services for
improvements at the Cobb County Civic Center, under the 2011 Parks,
Recreation and Cultural Affairs SPLOST Program, authorize the
corresponding budget transactions, and further authorize the Chairman to
execute the necessary documents.

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Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs (cont.)
11B.

APPROVAL
OF
FINAL
CLOSEOUT
SUPPLEMENTAL
AGREEMENT AND CHANGE ORDER #2 TO THE CONTRACT
WITH HOGAN CONSTRUCTION GROUP, LLC, INC. FOR
CONSTRUCTION COSTS AND CONSTRUCTION MANAGER AT
RISK SERVICES FOR IMPROVEMENTS AT THE COBB COUNTY
CIVIC CENTER PARKS, RECREATION, AND CULTURAL
AFFAIRS (CONT.)
Funding: This reflects a savings to the 2011 SPLOST P.A.R.K.S.
Improvement Program Fund. Funds will be divided and remain within the
Civic Center project:
Decrease GAE 345052714501:
345-105-E030-EP304 C-8110
(Civic Center Improvements)

$46,969.30

The 2011 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST), adopted by
the Board of Commissioners on December 14, 2010, provides for capital
improvements and anticipated corresponding budget funding to address,
inter alia, Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Improvements.
Improvements of the Cobb County Civic Center is an eligible project under
the 2011 SPLOST (Cobb County 2011 SPLOST, Page 6). The expanded
and renovated Civic Center represents significant improvements for
vendors, event attendees, and all facility visitors.
VOTE: ADOPTED 5-0
11C.

APPROVAL CONTRACT WITH BALDWIN PAVING COMPANY,


INC. FOR ASPHALT PAVING AND RELATED SERVICES TO
RESURFACE THE PARKING LOT AND ACCESS ROADWAYS AT
FULLERS PARK, FAIR OAKS PARK AND RHYNE PARK PARKS, RECREATION, AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS
MOTION: Motion by Weatherford, second by Ott, to approve a contract
with Baldwin Paving Company, Inc. in an amount not to exceed
$1,087,956.42, for asphalt paving and related services to resurface the
parking lot and access roadways at Fullers Park, Fair Oaks Park, and Rhyne
Park, under the 2011 Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs SPLOST
Program, authorize the corresponding budget transactions, and further
authorize the Chairman to execute the necessary documents.
Funding is available in the 2011 Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs
SPLOST fund as follows:
345-105-E040-EP 410 C-8768
(Fullers Park)

$305,496.09

345-105-E050-EP 504 C-8768


(Fair Oaks Park)

$530,045.19

345-105-E050-EP 513 C-8768


(Rhyne Park)

$252,415.14

The 2011 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST), adopted by
the Board of Commissioners on December 14, 2010, provides for capital
improvements and anticipated corresponding budget funding to address,
inter alia, Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Improvements.
Paving improvements at various parks, including Fullers Park, Fair Oaks
Park, and Rhyne Park, are eligible projects under the 2011 SPLOST (Cobb
County 2011 SPLOST, Page 8). The paving improvements at each park
represent significant safety and drainage upgrades for all visitors to these
parks.
VOTE: ADOPTED 5-0
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11.

PUBLIC SERVICES AGENCY (CONT.)


Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs (cont.)
11D.

APPROVAL OF
FINAL CLOSEOUT SUPPLEMENTAL
AGREEMENT AND DEDUCTIVE CHANGE ORDER #1 TO THE
CONTRACT WITH THE MACALLAN GROUP, LLC FOR
CONSTRUCTION SERVICES FOR NEW TENNIS CENTER
BUILDINGS AT FAIR OAKS PARK AND SWEETWATER PARK PARKS, RECREATION, AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS
MOTION: Motion by Cupid, second by Weatherford, to approve Final
Closeout Supplemental Agreement and Deductive Change Order #1 to the
contract with The Macallan Group, LLC, reducing the contract by
$6,129.43, for a revised total contract amount of $1,683,072.57, for
construction services to construct new tennis center buildings at Fair Oaks
Park and Sweetwater Park, under the 2011 Parks, Recreation and Cultural
Affairs SPLOST Program, authorize the corresponding budget
transactions, and further authorize the Chairman to execute the necessary
documents.
Funding: This reflects a savings to the 2011 SPLOST Parks, Recreation and
Cultural Affairs Improvement Program Fund. Funds will be divided and
remain within the Fair Oaks Park and Sweetwater Park projects.
Decrease GAE 345012715101:
345-105-E030-EP 308 C-8722
(Fair Oaks Tennis Center

$3,064.72

Decrease GAE 345012715101:


345-105-E030-EP 351 C-8722
(Sweetwater Tennis Center)

$3,064.71

The 2011 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST), adopted by
the Board of Commissioners on December 14, 2010, provides for capital
improvements and anticipated corresponding budget funding to address,
inter alia, Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Improvements.
Improvements to Fair Oaks Park and Sweetwater Park are eligible projects
under the 2011 SPLOST (Cobb County 2011 SPLOST, Pages 6 and 8). The
new tennis center buildings provide increased capacity and improved
services to tennis competitors and spectators.
VOTE: ADOPTED 5-0

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11.

PUBLIC SERVICES AGENCY (CONT.)


Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs (cont.)
11E.

APPROVAL OF CONTRACT WITH ASTRA CONSTRUCTION


SERVICES, LLC FOR CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW
MAINTENANCE AND STORAGE BUILDING AT JIM R. MILLER
PARK - PARKS, RECREATION, AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS
MOTION: Motion by Weatherford, second by Cupid, to approve a
contract with Astra Construction Services, LLC, in an amount not to exceed
$317,131.82, for construction of a new maintenance and storage building at
Jim R. Miller Park, under the 2011 and 2016 Parks, Recreation and Cultural
Affairs SPLOST Programs, authorize the corresponding budget
transactions, and further authorize the Chairman to execute the necessary
documents.
Funding is available in the 2011 and 2016 Parks, Recreation and Cultural
Affairs SPLOST funds as follows:
345-105-E040-EP 426 C-8125
(Jim R. Miller Park Infrastructure - 2011)

$ 20,000.00

347 105-X064-X0644 C-8125


(Jim R. Miller Park - 2016)

$297,131.82

The 2011 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST), adopted by
the Board of Commissioners on December 14, 2010, and the 2016 SPLOST,
adopted by the Board of Commissioners on July 22, 2014 each provide for
capital improvements and anticipated corresponding budget funding to
address, inter alia, Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Improvements.
Infrastructure and building construction services at Jim R. Miller Park are
eligible projects under the 2011 SPLOST (Cobb County 2011 SPLOST,
Page 7) and 2016 SPLOST (Cobb County 2016 SPLOST, Page 31). The
new maintenance and storage building at Jim R. Miller Park will provide
uninterrupted access to this critical need as other improvements are made
throughout the park.
VOTE: ADOPTED 5-0

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11.

PUBLIC SERVICES AGENCY (CONT.)


Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs (cont.)
11F.

APPROVAL OF CONTRACT WITH LOSE & ASSOCIATES, INC.


FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FOR PREPARATION OF COBB
COUNTY PARKS, RECREATION AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS
COMPREHENSIVE MASTER PLAN
- PARK - PARKS,
RECREATION, AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS
MOTION: Motion by Lee, second by Birrell, to approve a contract with
Lose & Associates, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $224,000.00, to provide
Professional Services for Preparation of Cobb County Parks, Recreation and
Cultural Affairs Comprehensive Master Plan, under the 2016 Parks,
Recreation and Cultural Affairs SPLOST Program, authorize the
corresponding budget transactions, and further authorize the Chairman to
execute the necessary documents.
Funding is available in the 2016 Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs
SPLOST funds as follows:
347-105-X064-X0 640E-8722
(County-wide Parks Comprehensive Master Plan)

$224,000.00

The 2016 SPLOST, adopted by the Board of Commissioners on July 22,


2014, provides for capital improvements and related planning efforts and
anticipated corresponding budget funding to address, inter alia, Parks,
Recreation and Cultural Affairs Improvements.
Development of a County-wide Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs
Comprehensive Master Plan is an eligible project under the 2016 SPLOST
(Cobb County 2016 SPLOST, Page 31). The plan will be a guide to
maintaining a balance of active and passive recreational areas, plus trail,
greenway, and other connectivity between them.
VOTE: ADOPTED 5-0

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12.

SUPPORT SERVICES AGENCY


Information Services
12A.

AUTHORIZATION FOR THE PURCHASING DIRECTOR TO


MAKE PURCHASES OF COMPUTER EQUIPMENT GREATER
THAN $100,000.00 UNDER PROVISIONS OF A GEORGIA
DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES CONTRACT
INFORMATION SERVICES
MOTION: Motion by Ott, second by Birrell, to authorize the Purchasing
Director to make purchases of computer equipment, in an amount not to
exceed $150,630.00, under provisions of a Georgia Department of
Administrative Services contract with Prosys Information Systems; and
authorize the corresponding budget transactions.
Funding: Available in the 2016 SPLOST Technology Improvements
Program Fund with the following budget transfer:
Transfer from:
347-035-X001-8005
Preliminary Estimates

$150,630.00

Transfer to:
347-035-X001-8420
Computer Hardware

$150,630.00

The 2016 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST), adopted by
the Board of Commissioners on July 22, 2014, provides for capital
improvements and anticipated corresponding budget funding to address,
inter alia, Technology Improvements.
Technology Improvements is an eligible project/program under the 2016
SPLOST. Data Center Build and Technology Modernization is an
approved project of the Support Services Technology Improvements Work
Program (Cobb County 2016 SPLOST, p. 38). Replacement and
modernization of network equipment will ensure for continued growth of
business
applications
and
associated
data
and
provide
redundancy/survivability for County systems in the event of a natural or
manmade disaster.
VOTE: ADOPTED 5-0

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12.

SUPPORT SERVICES AGENCY (CONT.)


Property Management
12B.

AUTHORIZATION OF SUPPLEMENTAL FUNDING FOR THE


2016 SPLOST INTERIOR RENOVATION OF A PORTION OF THE
SOUTH COBB GOVERNMENT CENTER PROPERTY
MANAGEMENT
MOTION: Motion by Cupid, second by Weatherford, to authorize
supplemental funding, in an amount not to exceed $54,864.00, for the 2016
SPLOST interior renovation of the Tag Office at the South Cobb
Government Center, Austell; and further authorize the corresponding
budget transactions.
Funding is available with the following fund balance appropriation from the
General Fund and transfer to the 2016 SPLOST Fund:
Increase:
010-014-0140-4980
(Fund Balance Appropriation)

$54,864.00

010-014-0140-6594
(Interfund Transfer Expense)

$54,864.00

Increase:
347-110-X092-4960
(Interfund Transfer Revenue)

$54,864.00

347-110-X092-8110-X0926-A
(Renovation of Buildings)

$54,864.00

The 2016 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST), adopted by
the Board of Commissioners on July 22, 2014, provides for capital
improvements and anticipated corresponding budget funding to address,
inter alia, Support Services Facilities Improvements.
The South Cobb Government Service Center interior renovation is an
eligible capital improvement project/program under the 2016 SPLOST.
South Cobb Government Service Center is an approved project of the
Support Services Facilities Improvements Work Program (Cobb County
2016 SPLOST, p. 37) which provides improved operational space to meet
the growing needs of the community.
VOTE: ADOPTED 5-0

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13.

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT HEARINGS


13A.

WITHDRAWAL OF REQUEST OF CONDUCT OF APPEAL


HEARING FOR THE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE LICENSE FOR
KASBAH CORP. LIMITED D/B/A KASBAH BAR & BISTRO
BUSINESS LICENSE
This agenda item was withdrawn from this agenda.

14.

APPOINTMENTS TO THE REGION ONE DEPARTMENT OF


BEHAVIORAL HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENTAL DISABILITIES
PLANNING BOARD:
MOTION: Motion by Lee, second by Cupid, to approve the appointment of Jeff
Dess and Brittany Keith to the Region One Department of Behavioral Health and
Developmental Disabilities Planning Board for a three year term to expire August
31, 2019, these appointments fill vacant posts.
VOTE: ADOPTED 5-0

15.

ANNOUNCEMENT TO APPOINT JAMES BROCK TO THE ONE


PERCENT SPECIAL PURPOSE LOCAL OPTION SALES TAX CITIZENS
OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE
To announce the appointment of James Brock, to Post 15, to the One Percent
Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax Citizen's Oversight Committee for a four
year term, to expire on 12/31/2020. This appointment replaces Kes Stadler.

ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was adjourned at 10:29 a.m.

_________________________________
Angela Cunningham
Deputy County Clerk
Cobb County Board of Commissioners

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COBB COUNTY TRANSPORTATION AGENCY


REGULAR AGENDA COVER
REGULAR MEETING OF SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
ITEM
NO.

Engineering
1

To approve a Consultant Services Agreement with Michael Baker International, Inc.,


for engineering design services of Mars Hill Road over Allatoona Creek, Project No.
X2115, CCDOT Contract No. 000967.

To approve a Right-of-Way Mowing and Maintenance Agreement with the Georgia


Department of Transportation for I-285 Multi-Use Bridge, Project Nos. E4210/TR494.

To approve an Indemnity Agreement with the Georgia Department of Transportation


for I-285 Multi-Use Bridge, Project Nos. E4210/TR494.

To approve a Utility Relocation Agreement with Georgia Transmission Corporation


for preliminary engineering and relocation of facilities on Sandy Plains Road, Project
No. E6060, CCDOT Contract No. 001036.
Planning

To approve the ranking of the two most qualified firms for development of Cobb
County Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvement Plan Update, Phase 1, Project No. X2514.

To approve the ranking of the three most qualified firms for development of the
Transit Service Plan for CobbLinc, a service of Cobb Community Transit, Project No.
X2515.

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Agenda Item Number. 1

Cobb County
Department of Transportation

Comm. Dist.

Jim Wilgus, Director


1890 County Services Parkway
Marietta, Georgia 30008-4014
(770) 528-1600 / fax: (770) 528-1601

TO:

David Hankerson, County Manager

FROM:

Jim Wilgus, Director


This item has been electronically signed by:
Jim Wilgus, Director

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
To approve a Consultant Services Agreement with Michael Baker International, Inc., for
engineering design services of Mars Hill Road over Allatoona Creek, Project No. X2115,
CCDOT Contract No. 000967.

BACKGROUND
Mars Hill Road over Allatoona Creek is an approved bridge replacement project in the 2016
SPLOST Transportation Improvements Program (TIP).
The project consists of a complete bridge replacement located on Mars Hill Road, between
Chipping Drive and Waldenbrooke Court.
On January 12, 2016, the Board of Commissioners authorized advertisement for and conduct of
a public hearing prior to expending $100,000.00 or more to perform engineering design services
for various projects in the 2016 SPLOST TIP, and also authorized the Department to issue
Requests for Proposals (RFPs) to procure these services. Mars Hill Road over Allatoona Creek
was one of the approved projects. Notice of Public Hearing was advertised in the Marietta Daily
Journal on January 22 and 29, 2016, and again on February 5, 2016. The public hearing was
held on February 9, 2016.
The RFP was advertised in the Marietta Daily Journal on April 15, 22, and 29, 2016, and again
on May 6, 2016, in accordance with Selection Process 1 (Competitive Negotiations) in the
Policy for the Procurement of Professional Services, as amended by the Board on November 25,
2014. Proposals were received on May 12, 2016, with nine firms responding.

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Agenda Item Number. 1

On July 26, 2016, the Board approved the recommended ranking of the three most qualified
firms for engineering consulting services of Mars Hill Road over Allatoona Creek, based on
their understanding of the project, proposed staffing, level of experience and past performance,
project approach, availability, and financial stability. The Board also authorized negotiations for
final scope of services and fee beginning with the top-ranked firm, Michael Baker International,
Inc.
The Department has negotiated a final scope of services and fee with Michael Baker
International, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $336,690.00, for engineering design of the Mars
Hill Road over Allatoona Creek project.

FUNDING
Available in the 2016 SPLOST Transportation Improvements Program Fund, with the following
budget transfer:
Transfer from: 347-050-X210-X210-8721-X2115-E (Preliminary Est.)

$150,000.00

347-050-X210-X210-8761-X2115-C (Preliminary Est.)

$186,690.00

347-050-X210-X210-8722-X2115-E (Engineering)

$336,690.00

Transfer to:

The 2016 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST), adopted by the Board of
Commissioners on July 22, 2014, provides for capital improvements and anticipated
corresponding budget funding to address, inter alia, Bridges and Culverts.
Mars Hill Road over Allatoona Creek is an eligible project/program under the Infrastructure
Preservation Bridges and Culverts Component of the 2016 SPLOST Transportation
Improvements (Cobb County 2016 SPLOST, pp. 7, 12). Mars Hill Road over Allatoona Creek
improvements include the replacement of the deficient bridge.

RECOMMENDATION
The Board of Commissioners approve a Consultant Services Agreement with Michael Baker
International, Inc., in an amount not to exceed $336,690.00, for engineering design services of
Mars Hill Road over Allatoona Creek, Project No. X2115, CCDOT Contract No. 000967;
authorize the corresponding budget transaction; and further authorize the Chairman to execute
the necessary documents.

ATTACHMENTS
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Agenda Item Number. 2

Cobb County
Department of Transportation
Jim Wilgus, Director
1890 County Services Parkway
Marietta, Georgia 30008-4014
(770) 528-1600 / fax: (770) 528-1601

TO:

David Hankerson, County Manager

FROM:

Jim Wilgus, Director


This item has been electronically signed by:
Jim Wilgus, Director

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
To approve a Right-of-Way Mowing and Maintenance Agreement with the Georgia Department
of Transportation for I-285 Multi-Use Bridge, Project Nos. E4210/TR494.

BACKGROUND
The I-285 Multi-Use Bridge project consists of a bridge spanning Galleria Drive, I-285, and
Circle 75 Parkway to SunTrust Park. The total project length is approximately 1,110 feet.
The mixed use developments in the Cumberland area cater to residents and patrons 365 days per
year. The purpose of this multi-use bridge is to provide safe connectivity and mobility between
commercial, residential and entertainment options within the Cumberland area. The proposed
bridge will be constructed to accommodate pedestrians, bicycles, and future use by transit
vehicles.
The Department is in receipt of a Right-of-Way Mowing and Maintenance Agreement from the
Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT). Per terms of the Agreement, the County, or its
designee, will be responsible for ongoing maintenance of the bridge structure and any
landscaping/vegetation that may be installed as part of this multi-use bridge project.
The Right-of-Way Mowing and Maintenance Agreement with GDOT has been reviewed by the
County Attorneys Office.

FUNDING
N/A
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RECOMMENDATION
The Board of Commissioners approve a Right-of-Way Mowing and Maintenance Agreement
with the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) for I-285 Multi-Use Bridge, Project
Nos. E4210/TR494; and authorize the Chairman to execute the necessary documents, in a form
substantially similar to that attached and as approved by the County Attorneys Office.

ATTACHMENTS
Location Map
Right-of-Way Mowing and Maintenance Agreement with the Georgia Department of
Transportation

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DATE:
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Rev: September 13, 2010


RIGHT OF WAY MOWING AND MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT
By and Between
THE
GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
AND
COBB COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Cobb County

AMPS# 768137

SR407
Permit # 03-2016-008-067
{bridge & landscaping}

MP 5.80

THIS AGREEMENT made and entered into this _____ day of _____________, 20____
by and between the DEPARTMENT of Transportation, an agency of the State of Georgia,
hereinafter alternately referred to as DEPARTMENT or LICENSOR, and Cobb County
Department of Transportation, hereinafter referred to as LICENSEE.

WHEREAS, the DEPARTMENT desires to enter into a public/private partnership to


perform certain services relating to mowing and maintenance within DEPARTMENTS right
of way, hereinafter called the PROJECT, and

WHEREAS, the LICENSEE has represented to the DEPARTMENT that, if such


permission is granted to the LICENSEE, LICENSEE shall bear all costs and liability associated
with the PROJECT; and

WHEREAS, the LICENSEE has represented to the DEPARTMENT that they are
qualified and experienced to provide such services and the DEPARTMENT has relied upon
such representations;

NOW, THEREFORE, for and in consideration of the mutual promises and covenants as
herein contained, it is agreed by and between the parties hereto that:

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ARTICLE I
SCOPE OF PROJECT

The DEPARTMENT shall permit the LICENSEE to perform or cause to be performed,


the PROJECT consisting of certain services related to maintaining an identified section of the
DEPARTMENTS rights of way.

This permission shall be granted by the means of this Agreement for the entire scope of
the PROJECT, as set forth herein.

The maintenance duties and responsibilities of the LICENSEE are defined and set forth
in Article XI MAINTENANCE WORK PLAN of this Agreement, and further enumerated
and described in Exhibit A Application and Permit for Special Encroachment with approved
drawings or final working drawings for a Department-approved construction PROJECT.
Exhibit A is attached hereto and incorporated by reference as if fully set out herein. The
PROJECT location shall be defined or delineated as part of Exhibit A. The required Special
Encroachment Permit and/or the construction PROJECT final working drawings are to be
approved or issued by the DEPARTMENT.

Should the LICENSEE desire that these maintenance services be performed by a third
party, LICENSEE and the third party shall enter into subsequent agreement, whereby the
LICENSEE shall assume all responsibility of repayment to the third party for those services to
be rendered as set forth in Article XI - MAINTENANCE WORK PLAN. The Agreement
between LICENSEE and any third parties to this Agreement, shall meet all operational and
administrative requirements, including the provisions of liability insurance, set forth by the
DEPARTMENT, and all liability associated with the PROJECT shall be borne by LICENSEE
and any third parties, as set forth in Article VIII, herein.

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ARTICLE II
EXECUTION OF CONTRACT AND AUTHORIZATION
TIME OF PERFORMANCE

Time is of the essence in this agreement. The LICENSEE shall execute this Agreement
and return it to the DEPARTMENT within thirty (30) days after receipt of contract forms from
the DEPARTMENT.

The LICENSEE shall begin work on the PROJECT under this Agreement immediately
after receiving a signed and executed copy of the Agreement (unless noted otherwise in Exhibit
A or upon PROJECT construction completion).

Subject to the terms and conditions set forth in this Agreement, and upon execution of
this Agreement, the DEPARTMENT grants the right to the LICENSEE to mow, edge, and
maintain, as set forth in Article XI- MAINTENANCE WORK PLAN, that specific section of
right-of-way identified in this Agreement, and herein defined as the PROJECT.

The duration of this Agreement shall not exceed fifty years from the date above first
written unless terminated sooner by the DEPARTMENT or LICENSEE.

ARTICLE III
SUBSTANTIAL CHANGES

If, prior to the satisfactory completion of the services under this Agreement, any party
materially alters the scope, character or complexity of the services from those required under the
Agreement, a Supplemental Agreement shall be executed between the parties. It is understood,
however, that LICENSEE shall not engage in any activities or conduct any work which would
be considered to be outside the scope of the permission granted to LICENSEE by the
DEPARTMENT. Minor changes in the work which do not involve increased compensation,
extensions of time or changes in the goals and objectives of the work may be made by written
notification of such change by any party with written approval by the other parties.

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ARTICLE IV
ASSIGNMENT

It is understood by the LICENSEE that the work is considered personal and, except as
provided for in Article I, LICENSEE agrees not to assign, sublet or transfer any or all of their
interest in this Agreement without prior written approval of the DEPARTMENT.

ARTICLE V
CONTRACT DISPUTES

This Agreement shall be deemed to have been executed in __Fulton__County, Georgia,


without reference to its choice of law doctrine, and all questions of interpretation and
construction shall be governed by the laws of the State of Georgia. Any litigation arising out of
this contract shall be commenced within the State of Georgia. The foregoing provisions shall not
be construed as waiving any immunity to suit or liability, including without limitation, sovereign
immunity which may be available to the Department.

ARTICLE VI
INSURANCE

Prior to beginning work, the LICENSEE shall obtain and certify to the DEPARTMENT
that it has the following minimum amounts of insurance coverage for anyone that will be
working on the right of way:
(a)

Workmens Compensation Insurance in accordance with the laws of the State of

Georgia.
(b)

Public Liability Insurance in an amount of not less than one hundred thousand

dollars ($100,000) for injuries, including those resulting in death to any one person, and in an
amount of not less than three hundred thousand dollars ($300,000) on an account of any one
occurrence, or proof of self insurance.

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(c)

Property Damage Insurance in an amount of not less than fifty thousand dollars

($50,000) from damages on account of any occurrence, with an aggregate limit of one hundred
thousand dollars ($100,000), or proof of self insurance.
(d)

Valuable Papers Insurance in an amount sufficient to assure the restoration of any

plans, drawings, field notes, or other similar data relating to the work covered by the PROJECT.
(e)

Insurance shall be maintained in full force and effect during the life of the

PROJECT.
The LICENSEE shall furnish upon request to the DEPARTMENT, certificates of
insurance evidencing such coverage. These certificates shall also provide that the insurance will
not be modified or canceled without a 30 day prior written notice to the DEPARTMENT.
Failure by the LICENSEE to procure and maintain the insurance as set forth above shall be
considered a default and cause for termination of this Agreement and forfeiture of the
Performance and Payment Bonds. The LICENSEE shall, at least fifteen (15) days prior to the
expiration date or dates of expiring policies, deposit certified copies of renewal, or new policies,
or other acceptable evidence of insurance with the DEPARTMENT.

ARTICLE VII
COMPENSATION
It is agreed that LICENSEE shall conduct all work at no cost to the DEPARTMENT,
and without compensation from the DEPARTMENT. It is further agreed that any and all issues
relating to compensation and payment shall be resolved by and between LICENSEE and any
successors, subcontractors, or assigns thereto.
The DEPARTMENT and LICENSEE further agree that, should the DEPARTMENT
be required to conduct any inspections and/or supervision of the PROJECT beyond that which
would normally occur in the ordinary course of the DEPARTMENTS maintenance activities,
LICENSEE shall reimburse the DEPARTMENT for such inspection and supervision. The rate
of reimbursement for the DEPARTMENTS inspection and supervision shall in no case exceed
a rate determined to be reasonable by the parties.
Should LICENSEE and the DEPARTMENT desire to change this agreement at a later
date to provide for compensation to LICENSEE, or any successors or assigns thereto, such

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change shall only be permitted by a supplemental agreement as set forth in Article III herein.
Any supplemental agreements involving compensation shall be subject to the DEPARTMENT
review and approval.
ARTICLE VIII
RESPONSIBILITY FOR CLAIMS AND LIABILITY
LICENSEE NOT AGENT OF DEPARTMENT

LICENSEE, and all successors and assigns thereto, shall save harmless the
DEPARTMENT, its officers, agents, and employees from all suits, claims, actions or damages
of any nature whatsoever resulting from the performance of work assigned to LICENSEE under
this Agreement. LICENSEE further agrees that they shall be fully responsible for injury or
damage to landscaping, landscape related items, and any other non-standard and decorative
elements installed by or for the LICENSEE within the right of way, and for any damage to the
DEPARTMENTS signs, structures, or roadway fixtures, if LICENSEE causes the damage.
These indemnities shall not be limited by reason of the listing of any insurance coverage.
It is further understood and agreed that LICENSEE, or any successor or assigns thereto,
in the conduct of any work involved in the PROJECT, shall not be considered the agent of the
DEPARTMENT or of the State of Georgia.

ARTICLE IX
TERMINATION OF CONTRACT

The DEPARTMENT may terminate this contract for just cause at any time by giving of
thirty (30) days written notice of such termination. Upon receipt of such notice of termination,
LICENSEE shall discontinue and cause all work under this contract to terminate upon the date
specified in the said notice. In the event of such termination, the DEPARTMENT shall be paid
for any amounts as may be due it as specified in Article VII up to and including the specified
date of termination. LICENSEE shall have the right to terminate this contract at any time,
provided that such termination is first approved by the DEPARTMENT, and that the
DEPARTMENT is reimbursed in full for all services rendered pursuant to Article VII.

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The DEPARTMENT and LICENSEE further agree that, should the DEPARTMENT
allow the LICENSEE to terminate the agreement, the termination, unless determined otherwise
in writing by the DEPARTMENT, shall be contingent upon the following:
A. The LICENSEE, at the discretion of the DEPARTMENT, removing the planted
landscaping, landscape related items, and any other non-standard and decorative elements
that were installed by or for the LICENSEE at no cost to the DEPARTMENT.
B. The LICENSEE restoring the removed landscape areas to their original condition or a
condition that meets federal standards and is acceptable to the DEPARTMENT.
C. The LICENSEE restoring the removed non-standard and decorative elements with
standard DEPARTMENT elements that meet federal and state requirements.
D. The LICENSEE reimbursing the DEPARTMENT in full any state and/or federal funds
used to purchase and install the landscaping, landscape related items, and other nonstandard and decorative elements that are no longer to be maintained by the LICENSEE.
E. No reimbursal is required for termination of agreements for Mowing Only.
The DEPARTMENT and the LICENSEE agree that, should the LICENSEE fail to
perform the maintenance, as set forth in Article XI - MAINTENANCE WORK PLAN, the
DEPARTMENT may require the LICENSEE to remove, restore, and reimburse according to
items A, B, C, and D above, as applicable, and then terminate the agreement.

ARTICLE X
COMPLIANCE WITH APPLICABLE LAW

The undersigned certify that:


A.

This Agreement is subject to applicable state and federal laws, standards, and

rules and regulations.


B.

The provisions of Sections 45-10-20 through 45-10-28 of the Official Code of

Georgia Annotated relating to Conflict of Interest and State Employees and Officials Trading
with the State have been complied with in full.
C.

The provisions of Section 50-24-1 through 50-24-6 of the Official Code of

Georgia Annotated, relating to the Drug-Free Workplace Act have been complied with in full.

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ARTICLE XI

MAINTENANCE WORK PLAN


Provide any and all needed maintenance to bridge and vegetation. See Exhibit A.

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The covenants herein contained shall, except as otherwise provided, accrue to the benefit
of and be binding upon the successors and assigns of the parties hereto.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, said parties have hereunto set their hand and affixed their seals the
day and year above first written.

GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

______________________________________
Commissioner or designee
ATTEST:

______________________________________
Angela Whitworth
Treasurer

LICENSEE:

_______________________________________
(Title)

Sworn to before me this


_______day of _________________, 20____.

________________________________________
NOTARY PUBLIC
My commission expires _____________, ______.

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EXHIBIT A
(Attach the Application and Permit for Special Encroachment with approved drawings or the final working
drawings for a Department-approved construction)

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Agenda Item Number. 3

Cobb County
Department of Transportation
Jim Wilgus, Director
1890 County Services Parkway
Marietta, Georgia 30008-4014
(770) 528-1600 / fax: (770) 528-1601

TO:

David Hankerson, County Manager

FROM:

Jim Wilgus, Director


This item has been electronically signed by:
Jim Wilgus, Director

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
To approve an Indemnity Agreement with the Georgia Department of Transportation for I-285
Multi-Use Bridge, Project Nos. E4210/TR494.

BACKGROUND
The I-285 Multi-Use Bridge project consists of a bridge spanning Galleria Drive, I-285, and
Circle 75 Parkway to SunTrust Park. The total project length is approximately 1,110 feet.
The mixed use developments in the Cumberland area cater to residents and patrons 365 days per
year. The purpose of this multi-use bridge is to provide safe connectivity and mobility between
commercial, residential and entertainment options within the Cumberland area. The proposed
bridge will be constructed to accommodate pedestrians, bicycles, and future use by transit
vehicles.
The Department is in receipt of an Indemnity Agreement from the Georgia Department of
Transportation (GDOT). Per terms of the Agreement, the County will be responsible for
maintaining the lighting and planter boxes installed on the bridge deck in a state of good repair,
in accordance with GDOT safety and maintenance standards.
The Indemnity Agreement with GDOT has been reviewed by the County Attorneys Office.

FUNDING
N/A

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RECOMMENDATION
The Board of Commissioners approve an Indemnity Agreement with the Georgia Department of
Transportation (GDOT) for I-285 Multi-Use Bridge, Project Nos. E4210/TR494; and authorize
the Chairman to execute the necessary documents, in a form substantially similar to that
attached and as approved by the County Attorneys Office.

ATTACHMENTS
Location Map
Indemnity Agreement with the Georgia Department of Transportation

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Agenda Item Number. 4

Cobb County
Department of Transportation
Jim Wilgus, Director
1890 County Services Parkway
Marietta, Georgia 30008-4014
(770) 528-1600 / fax: (770) 528-1601

TO:

David Hankerson, County Manager

FROM:

Jim Wilgus, Director


This item has been electronically signed by:
Jim Wilgus, Director

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
To approve a Utility Relocation Agreement with Georgia Transmission Corporation for
preliminary engineering and relocation of facilities on Sandy Plains Road, Project No. E6060,
CCDOT Contract No. 001036.

BACKGROUND
Sandy Plains Road is an approved roadway safety and operational improvements project in the
2011 SPLOST Transportation Improvements Program.
The project consists of installing a raised concrete median from Kinjac Drive to Ebenezer Road,
with appropriate median cuts and access points. Other improvements include new crosswalks
and pedestrian signalization, new traffic signalization, resurfacing of Sandy Plains Road and
widened sections, associated pavement markings, and signage.
Construction of this project will require Georgia Transmission Corporation to remove and
relocate their existing facilities. Since the facilities may be located on Georgia Transmission
Corporations easement, the cost for the relocation, in an amount not to exceed $2,350,464.09,
may be reimbursable by Cobb County.
The Utility Relocation Agreement with Georgia Transmission Corporation has been reviewed
by the County Attorneys Office.

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FUNDING
Available in the 2011 SPLOST Transportation Improvements Program Fund, with the following
budget transfers:
Transfer from: 345-050-E006-E606-8761-E6060-C (Preliminary Est.)
$1,939,074.09
345-050-E006-E606-8781-E6060-U (Preliminary Est.)
$ 411,390.00
Transfer to:
345-050-E006-E606-8786-E6060-U (Utility Relocation) $2,350,464.09
The 2011 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST), adopted by the Board of
Commissioners on December 14, 2010, provides for capital improvements and anticipated
corresponding budget funding to address, inter alia, Roadway Improvements.
Sandy Plains Road an eligible project/program under the Safety and Operations Improvements
Roadway Improvements Component of the 2011 SPLOST Transportation Improvements (Cobb
County 2011 SPLOST, pp. 10, 28). Sandy Plains Road improvements include access
management and the addition of a median for safety and operational improvements.

RECOMMENDATION
The Board of Commissioners approve a Utility Relocation Agreement with Georgia
Transmission Corporation, in an amount not to exceed $2,350,464.09, for preliminary
engineering and relocation of facilities on Sandy Plains Road, Project No. E6060, CCDOT
Contract No. 001036; authorize the corresponding budget transactions; and further authorize the
Chairman to execute the necessary documents, in a form substantially similar to the attached
and as approved by the County Attorneys Office.

ATTACHMENTS
Location Map
Utility Relocation Agreement with Georgia Transmission Corporation

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Agenda Item Number. 5

Cobb County
Department of Transportation
Jim Wilgus, Director
1890 County Services Parkway
Marietta, Georgia 30008-4014
(770) 528-1600 / fax: (770) 528-1601

TO:

David Hankerson, County Manager

FROM:

Jim Wilgus, Director


This item has been electronically signed by:
Jim Wilgus, Director

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
To approve the ranking of the two most qualified firms for development of Cobb County
Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvement Plan Update, Phase 1, Project No. X2514.

BACKGROUND
Planning Studies is an approved project in the Traffic Management, Traffic Signal Timing, and
Planning Component of the 2016 SPLOST Transportation Improvements Program.
On January 21, 2015, the Atlanta Regional Commission (ARC) released a call for applications
for federal funding of projects under the Surface Transportation Program Urban (STP-Urban)
for FY16 through FY19.
On March 24, 2015, the Board of Commissioners adopted a resolution authorizing the
submission of PLAN 2040 Transportation Improvement Program applications to the ARC
requesting federal funding for four new infrastructure projects and one transportation study.
Cobb County Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvement Plan Update, Phase 1, was the proposed
transportation study included.
On February 24, 2016, the ARC Board adopted the Atlanta Regions Plan Transportation
Improvement Program 2016-2021. The Cobb County Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvement Plan
Update, Phase 1, was included as an approved project, designated as ARC Project No. CO463. The Department has been notified that STP-Urban program funding has been awarded for
this project, in an amount not to exceed $320,000.00. A 20 percent local match will be required,
in an amount not to exceed $80,000.00, for a total estimated project cost of $400,000.00.

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Agenda Item Number. 5

On May 23, 2016, the Board authorized the advertisement for and conduct of a public hearing
prior to expending $100,000.00 or more for planning services for development of Cobb County
Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvement Plan Update, Phase 1, and also authorized the Department
to issue a Request for Proposals to secure these services. Notice of Public Hearing was
advertised in the Marietta Daily Journal on May 27, 2016, and on June 3 and 10, 2016.
On June 14, 2016, the Board conducted a public hearing prior to expending $100,000.00 or
more for planning services to develop Cobb County Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvement Plan
Update, Phase 1.
The RFP was advertised in the Marietta Daily Journal on July 1, 8, 15, and 22, 2016, in
accordance with Selection Process 1 (Competitive Negotiations) in the Policy for the
Procurement of Professional Services, as amended by the Board on November 25, 2014.
Proposals were received on July 28, 2016, with four firms responding.
The following individuals served on the selection committee for this project: Tshiams Katala,
Lynn Biggs, and Vida Covington, Department of Transportation; Jessica Gill, Senior Services;
Byron Rushing, Atlanta Regional Commission; Sarah Logue, Property Management; and Jason
Gaines, Community Development. Additionally, Eric Meyer and Brittany Lavender, both with
the Department of Transportation, served as Technical Advisors to the selection committee.
The selection committee reviewed the proposals, and ranked the firms in each of the required
component areas based on their understanding of the project, proposed staffing, level of
experience and past performance, project approach, availability, and financial stability. The
committee recommends the top two qualified firms to be ranked, in order, as follows:
Parsons Brinckerhoff, Inc., d.b.a. WSP/Parsons Brinckerhoff
Pond & Company
Once the final scope of services and fees has been negotiated, the Department will present an
agenda item to the Board requesting approval of a contract with the selected firm.

FUNDING
N/A

RECOMMENDATION
The Board of Commissioners approve the recommended ranking of the two most qualified firms
for development of Cobb County Bicycle and Pedestrian Improvement Plan Update, Phase 1,
Project No. X2514; and authorize negotiations for final scope of services and fees beginning
with the top-ranked firm, WSP/Parsons Brinckerhoff, utilizing Selection Process 1 (Competitive
Negotiations).

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Agenda Item Number. 6

Cobb County
Department of Transportation
Jim Wilgus, Director
1890 County Services Parkway
Marietta, Georgia 30008-4014
(770) 528-1600 / fax: (770) 528-1601

TO:

David Hankerson, County Manager

FROM:

Jim Wilgus, Director


This item has been electronically signed by:
Jim Wilgus, Director

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
To approve the ranking of the three most qualified firms for development of the Transit Service
Plan for CobbLinc, a service of Cobb Community Transit, Project No. X2515.

BACKGROUND
Development of a Transit Service Plan (TSP) will include an evaluation of the overall structure
and delivery of transit services provided by CobbLinc, a service of Cobb Community Transit, to
include development of a strategic approach. The TSP will also include compilation of a guide
for the development of service plans that will improve the overall delivery of services to our
customers and meet the evolving transportation and travel needs of both Cobb County and the
region.
Ridership declined following required service cuts in 2011 due to economic factors and
budgetary constraints. Some routes have seen ridership level out, but others have not fully
recovered. One of the key goals of this effort is to improve on-time performance and increase
ridership. The TSP will identify the most effective and efficient use of existing and future transit
resources to provide short-term (one to four years) service implementation recommendations.
On May 23, 2016, the Board of Commissioners authorized the advertisement for and conduct of
a public hearing prior to expending $100,000.00 or more for planning services for development
of the Transit Service Plan for CobbLinc, and also authorized the Department to issue a Request
for Proposals (RFP) to secure these services. Notice of Public Hearing was advertised in the
Marietta Daily Journal on May 27, 2016, and on June 3 and 10, 2016. The public hearing was
held on June 14, 2016.

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The RFP was advertised in the Marietta Daily Journal on July 1, 8, 15, and 22, 2016, in
accordance with Selection Process 1 (Competitive Negotiations) in the Policy for the
Procurement of Professional Services, as amended by the Board on November 25, 2014.
Proposals were received on July 28, 2016, with four firms responding.
The following individuals served on the selection committee for this project: Kimberly Roberts,
Community Development Block Grant; Holly Quinlan, Cobb Travel and Tourism; Cain
Williamson, Atlanta Regional Commission; Jessica Gill, Senior Services; Michael Hughes,
Economic Development; David Montanye, Department of Transportation; Kasey Helton,
Kennesaw State University. Additionally, Eric Meyer, Vida Covington and Brittany Lavender,
all with the Department of Transportation, served as Technical Advisors to the selection
committee.
The selection committee reviewed the proposals, and ranked the firms in each of the required
component areas based on their understanding of the project, proposed staffing, level of
experience and past performance, project approach, availability, and financial stability. The
committee recommends the top three qualified firms to be, in order, as follows:
Nelson-Nygaard
Connetics Transportation Group
Transportation Management & Design
Once the final scope of services and fees has been negotiated, the Department will present an
agenda item to the Board requesting approval of a contract with the selected firm.

FUNDING
N/A

RECOMMENDATION
The Board of Commissioners approve the recommended ranking of the three most qualified
firms for development of the Transit Service Plan for CobbLinc, a service of Cobb Community
Transit (CCT), Project No. X2515; and authorize negotiations for final scope of services and
fees beginning with the top-ranked firm, Nelson-Nygaard, utilizing Selection Process 1
(Competitive Negotiations).

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COBB COUNTY PUBLIC SERVICES AGENCY


REGULAR AGENDA COVER
REGULAR MEETING OF SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
ITEM
NO.

Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs


1

To approve a contract with tvsdesign to provide Professional Design and Construction


Administration Services for the replacement of existing exhibit halls with a new exhibit
hall at Jim R. Miller Park, under the 2016 Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs
SPLOST Program.

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Agenda Item Number. 1

Cobb County
Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs

Comm. Dist.

Eddie Canon, Director


1792 County Services Parkway
Marietta, Georgia 30008-4026
(770) 528-8800 / fax: (770) 528-8813

TO:

David Hankerson, County Manager

FROM:

Eddie Canon, Director


This item has been electronically signed by:
Eddie Canon, Director
Jackie R. McMorris, Director of Public Services

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
To approve a contract with tvsdesign to provide Professional Design and Construction
Administration Services for the replacement of existing exhibit halls with a new exhibit hall at
Jim R. Miller Park, under the 2016 Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs SPLOST Program.

BACKGROUND
The 2016 Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs (PRCA) SPLOST program includes the
replacement of existing exhibit halls A and B and related structures with a new exhibit hall at
Jim R. Miller Park, 2245 Callaway Road, Marietta. This project is part of the completion of the
approved Master Plan.
In order to generate appropriate construction documents, the Department requires the services of
an appropriately experienced professional architecture and engineering firm. A Request for
Professional Design Services was published on the County Purchasing website, and advertised in
the Marietta Daily Journal on July 1, 8, 15, and 22, 2016, in accordance with Selection Process 2
(Competitive Proposals). Proposals were received from seven firms and opened on July 28,
2016.
The following Selection Committee was approved to review the proposals: Charlie Waits
(Community Development), Rick Whorton (PARKS), Bill Thomas (Purchasing), Bill Johnson
(Public Safety), and Tom Bills (PARKS). The Selection Committee reviewed the proposals and
ranked the firms based on their proposed staff, experience, past performance, approach to the
work, availability, financial stability, and proposed fee.
The committee identified the three most qualified responding firms, and invited each of them to
participate in an interview process in order to support a final ranking and award decision. Each
of the three top ranked firms made a presentation and then answered a series of identical
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questions from the Selection Committee. Following the interviews, the committee conducted a
final scoring of the three candidate firms and unanimously selected tvsdesign as the most
qualified and cost appropriate firm. The final ranking of the top three firms is:
1) tvsdesign
2) CGLS Architects, Inc.
3) Sutton Architectural Services, Inc.
The proposal submitted by tvsdesign included a fee not to exceed $725,000.00. Contract
documents will be approved by County Legal staff prior to execution.

FUNDING
Funding is available in the 2016 Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs SPLOST funds as
follows:
347-105-X064-X0 644 E-8722 (Jim R. Miller Park)

$725,000.00

The 2016 SPLOST, adopted by the Board of Commissioners on July 22, 2014, provides for
capital improvements and anticipated corresponding budget funding to address, inter alia, Parks,
Recreation and Cultural Affairs Improvements.
Build-out of the approved Master Plan at Jim R. Miller Park, which includes a new exhibit hall,
is an eligible project under the 2016 SPLOST (Cobb County 2016 SPLOST, Page 31). The new
exhibit hall will provide modern exhibit facilities, storage, meeting, and office space for
exhibitors, visitors, suppliers, and staff.

RECOMMENDATION
The Board of Commissioners approve a contract with tvsdesign, in an amount not to exceed
$725,000.00, for Professional Design and Construction Administration Services for the
replacement of existing exhibit halls with a new exhibit hall at Jim R. Miller Park, under the
2016 Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs SPLOST Program, authorize the corresponding
budget transactions, and further authorize the Chairman to execute the necessary documents.

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COBB COUNTY PUBLIC SAFETY AGENCY


REGULAR AGENDA COVER
REGULAR MEETING OF SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
ITEM
NO.

Administration
1

To authorize the purchase from Frontline Communications of a C-43X-4 Mobile


Communications/Command Vehicle through the Houston-Galveston Area Council
Cooperative Buyers Program, Project X1063.

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Agenda Item Number. 1

Cobb County
Department of Public Safety
Sam Heaton, Director of Public Safety
100 Cherokee Street, Suite 460
Marietta, Georgia 30090-9682

TO:

David Hankerson, County Manager

FROM:

Sam Heaton, Director of Public Safety


This item has been electronically signed by:
Sam Heaton, Director of Public Safety

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
To authorize the purchase from Frontline Communications of a C-43X-4 Mobile
Communications/Command Vehicle through the Houston-Galveston Area Council Cooperative
Buyers Program, Project X1063.

BACKGROUND
Cobb County Fire & Emergency Services is responsible for maintaining and staffing the
Department of Public Safety Mobile Communications/Command vehicle. The current vehicle is
a 2001 Freightliner Command Center. The use of the vehicle has expanded and increased over
the years, yet it has had minimal electronic upgrades and no alterations. The vehicle is nearing
the end of its useful life.
The departments utilizing the vehicle include: E911, Fire, Police, and Sheriffs Office. Todays
regular use of the vehicle includes operations that often encompasses more than one department
and the support of E911 Tactical dispatchers. The current configuration is limited in its ability to
support large incidents involving multiple public safety disciplines and support from E911
personnel. Additionally, the technology utilized in the current unit is outdated and often
incomplete in its ability to provide the desired service requirements during incidents.
Frontline Communications has been a leading custom broadcast and communications vehicle
manufacturer since 1985, and has built over 2,500 highly-customized vehicles for this industry.
Frontline Communications is the only broadcast communications vehicle manufacturer that is
ISO 9001:2008 certified for their Quality Management System; an accomplishment which
reflects their unwavering commitment to continual improvement and customer satisfaction.

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Frontline specializes in Systems Design Engineering, their integration team is experienced with
fully customized communications systems and upgrades to those systems, delivering full
turnkey solutions. They are prepared to handle all of the vehicle service needs 24/7 utilizing inhouse and nationwide service network.
The C-43X-4 Mobile Communications/Command Vehicle will be replacing the existing vehicle
and cost $1,231,469.56 with $268,530.44 designated for owner supplied communications and
computer technology to be installed. In an effort to maximize cost savings measures offered by
Frontline Communications, payment in full will be made upon issuance of a purchase order
which will result in a savings of $54,640.41.

FUNDING
Funding is available in the 2016 SPLOST Public Safety Program Fund with the following
budget transfer:
Transfer
from:

347-130-X106-X8005

(Preliminary
Estimates)

$1,500,000.00

Transfer to:

347-130-X106-X8610

(Specially Equipped
Vehicle)

$1,500,000.00

The 2016 Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (SPLOST), adopted by the Board of
Commissioners on July 22, 2014, provides for capital improvements and anticipated
corresponding budget funding for the replacement of the Mobile Command Vehicle.
The Frontline Communications C-43X-4 Mobile communications/command vehicle is an
eligible item under the 2016 SPLOST. The purchase of a new Command / Communications unit
is an approved project of the Department of Public Safety Work Program (Cobb County 2016
SPLOST, p.28). The purchase of a new communications/command vehicle will assist in
providing adequate mobile work space, consolidation of processes and workforce, energy
efficiency with technological improvements to enhance communication, improve processes both
internally and for the citizens served and to ensure reliable service delivery.

RECOMMENDATION
The Board of Commissioners authorize the purchase from Frontline Communications of a C43X-4 Mobile Communications/Command Vehicle in the amount of $1,231,469.56; authorize
the purchase of owner supplied electronic and computer equipment not to exceed $268,530.44;
authorize the corresponding budget transaction; and further authorize the Purchasing Director
and/or Chairman to execute the purchase order and any other necessary documents.

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COBB COUNTY FINANCE


REGULAR AGENDA COVER
REGULAR MEETING OF SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
ITEM
NO.

Finance
1

To adopt the FY 2017 Budget.

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Agenda Item Number. 1

Office of Finance & Economic


Development
Jim Pehrson, CPA, Director/Comptroller
100 Cherokee Street, Suite 400 450
Marietta, Georgia 30090-9610
(770) 528-1503 / fax: (770) 528-1501

TO:

David Hankerson, County Manager

FROM:

James Pehrson, Director/Comptroller


This item has been electronically signed by:
James Pehrson, CPA, Director/Comptroller

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
To adopt the FY 2017 Budget.

BACKGROUND
On Tuesday, August 23, 2016, the Proposed FY 2017 Budget was presented to the Board of
Commissioners during the 1:30 p.m. Work Session. On Monday, August 22, 2016, a notice was
published in the Marietta Daily Journal announcing the Board of Commissioners would
conduct a public hearing on the Proposed FY 2017 Budget on Tuesday, September 13, 2016. A
second notice was published in the Marietta Daily Journal on Monday, September 12, 2016,
announcing that an additional public hearing would be held regarding the Proposed FY 2017
Budget on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at the regular meeting of the Board of Commissioners.
The Board of Commissioners will consider adoption of the FY 2017 Budget on Tuesday,
September 27, 2016 after the second public hearing.

FUNDING
N/A

RECOMMENDATION
The Board of Commissioners adopt the FY 2017 Budget; and authorize the Chairman to execute
the necessary documents.

ATTACHMENTS
FY17 Budget Resolution
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BUDGET RESOLUTION
A RESOLUTION ADOPTING A BUDGET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2017, WHICH IS OCTOBER 1, 2016
TO SEPTEMBER 30, 2017, FOR VARIOUS FUNDS FOR COBB COUNTY, GEORGIA;
APPROPRIATING AMOUNTS SHOWN IN EACH BUDGET AS EXPENDITURES; ADOPTING THE
SEVERAL ITEMS OF ANTICIPATED REVENUE PROJECTIONS; PROHIBITING EXPENDITURES
TO EXCEED ACTUAL BUDGETED APPROPRIATIONS.
WHEREAS, the Chairman of the Cobb County Board of Commissioners has presented an amended Fiscal
Year 2017 Budget to the Board of Commissioners on each of the various funds of the County and;
WHEREAS, each of these budgets lists proposed expenditures for the Fiscal Year 2017, which is October
1, 2016 through September 30, 2017, proposes certain levies and charges to finance these expenditures, and lists the
anticipated revenues to be derived therefrom, and;
WHEREAS, the FY 2017 Operating Budget includes the General Fund, Community Services Block Grant
Fund, Fire District Fund, Hotel/Motel Tax Fund, Parking Decks Fund, Law Library Fund, Emergency 911 Fund,
Debt Service Fund, Water Operating Fund, Solid Waste Fund, Golf Course Fund, Medical & Dental Claims Fund,
Casualty & Liability Claims Fund, Workers Comp Claims Fund, Street Light District Fund, Transit Fund,
Cumberland Special Services District I Fund, Cumberland Special Services District II Fund, and Six Flags Special
Services District Fund;
WHEREAS, the FY 2017 Capital Budget includes the Capital Projects Fund, 800 MHz Capital Fund,
Water & Sewer-Renewal, Extension & Improvement Fund, and the Water & Sewer-System Development Fund,
and;
WHEREAS, each of these budgets is a balanced budget, so that the projected revenues for each fund
equals proposed expenditure appropriations, and;
WHEREAS, the Chairman and County Manager have further recommended certain personnel, operating
and capital changes, the funding for which is included in the various budgets presented herewith, together with
exhibits, and;
WHEREAS, the anticipated revenue to be received in County Fiscal Year 2017 for insurance premium tax
in the amount of $26,802,576.00 has been designated and appropriated for the provision of police protection services
to the inhabitants of unincorporated areas of Cobb County, pursuant to O.C.G.A. 33-8-8.3 as set forth in the FY
2017 Budget, and;
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that this budget be and is hereby approved and the several
items of revenues elected in this budget for each fund in the amount anticipated are adopted and that the several
amounts recommended in the budget for each fund as proposed expenditures are hereby appropriated to the
departments, function or purpose named in each fund, and;
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED the personnel, operating and capital changes, and the funding for which
are a part of this budget and hereby adopted;
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the expenditures shall not exceed the appropriations authorized by
this budget or any subsequent amendments thereto and that expenditures for the fiscal year shall not exceed funding
available;
ADOPTED by the Cobb County Board of Commissioners, this 27th day of September, 2016.

_________________________
Timothy D. Lee, CHAIRMAN
Cobb County Board of Commissioners
ATTEST:

_________________________________
Pamela Mabry, COUNTY CLERK

APPROVED AS TO FORM:

______________________________________
Deborah Dance, COUNTY ATTORNEY

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PUBLIC COMMENT
(CONCLUSION OF MEETING)
SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
Those persons wishing to address the Board of Commissioners will please sign up on the "Public
Comment" sign-in sheet located inside the meeting room. The sign-in sheet is located on a table
near the front of the room (under the overhead screen).
Sign-in sheets will be available approximately five (5) minutes before the meeting begins. Please
note that there are separate sheets for beginning of meeting and end of meeting with six (6)
positions on each sheet.
Persons signed up to address the Board will be called upon by the County Attorney and will
please come forward to make their remarks from the podium. Each speaker will be allotted a
maximum of five (5) minutes, as shown on a timer at the podium. Speakers should direct their
comments toward the Chairman only.
The Board is pleased to offer this opportunity at each regular meeting.

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APPOINTMENTS
AGENDA COVER
REGULAR MEETING OF SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
ITEM
NO.

APPOINTMENTS - APPROVAL REQUIRED


1

To approve the appointment of Roger A. Vest to the Public Library Board of


Trustees.
APPOINTMENTS - ANNOUNCEMENTS - NO APPROVAL REQUIRED

To announce the appointment of Patti Vaughn to Keep Cobb Beautiful, Inc.

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Agenda Item Number. 1

Cobb County Board of Commissioners


Bob Weatherford, Commissioner, District 1
100 Cherokee Street, Suite 300
Marietta, Georgia 30090-7000
(770) 528-3313 / fax: (770) 528-2606

TO:

David Hankerson, County Manager

FROM:

Bob Weatherford, Commissioner, District 1


This item has been electronically signed by:
Bob Weatherford, Commissioner, District 1

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
To approve the appointment of Roger A. Vest to the Public Library Board of Trustees.

BACKGROUND
The county library system is authorized by O.C. G. A. 20-5-42 et seq. and, via resolution, was
adopted by the Board of Commissioners on June 23, 1970. Georgia Code states that each library
system shall be governed by a board of trustees. Board members represent the library and the
community and work together to advise the director on the governance of the library.
The board is composed of nine members. Members are appointed by the full Board of
Commissioners for terms of three years with staggered terms for continuity of services.

FUNDING
N/A

RECOMMENDATION
The Board of Commissioners approve the appointment of Roger A. Vest to the Public Library
Board of Trustees to replace Bruce Jenkins for a term balance to expire on December 31, 2017.

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Agenda Item Number. 2

Cobb County Board of Commissioners


Bob Weatherford, Commissioner, District 1
100 Cherokee Street, Suite 300
Marietta, Georgia 30090-7000
(770) 528-3313 / fax: (770) 528-2606

TO:

David Hankerson, County Manager

FROM:

Bob Weatherford, Commissioner, District 1


This item has been electronically signed by:
Bob Weatherford, Commissioner, District 1

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
To announce the appointment of Patti Vaughn to Keep Cobb Beautiful, Inc.

BACKGROUND
The Board is established to assist the county and the Board of Commissioners in establishing,
promoting, and maintaining a countywide policy for improved environmental and waste
management and such other tasks as the Board of Commissioners may designate. The Board
shall have only advisory authority in recommending refuse, waste and environmental
management policies to the BOC, with the goal that all refuse and clean community activities
may follow a common purpose.

FUNDING
N/A

RECOMMENDATION
The Board of Commissioners announce the appointment of Patti Vaughn to Keep Cobb
Beautiful, Inc. to replace Jamee Douglas for a term balance to expire December 31, 2018.

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COMMISSIONERS' PUBLIC ADDRESS


SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
(Per Section 2.01.01 of the Rules of Procedure of the Board)

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RESPONSE TO PUBLIC COMMENT


(FOR INFORMATION ONLY)
REGULAR MEETING OF SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
ITEM
NO.

Response to Public Comment

Response to public comment on August 23, 2016.

Response to public comment on August 23, 2016.

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Agenda Item Number. 1

Cobb County
Community Development Agency
Dana R. Johnson, AICP, Director
P. O. Box 649
Marietta, Georgia 30061-0649
(770) 528-2125 / fax: (770) 528-2126

TO:

David Hankerson, County Manager

FROM:

Dana R. Johnson, AICP, Director


This item has been electronically signed by:
Dana R. Johnson, AICP, Director

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
Response to Public Comment

ATTACHMENTS
Ltr to Pax Riddle

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Agenda Item Number. 2

Cobb County
Public Services Agency
Jackie R. McMorris, Director of Public Services
100 Cherokee Street, Suite 310
Marietta, Georgia 30090-9605
(770) 528-2600 / fax: (770) 528-2606

TO:

David Hankerson, County Manager

FROM:

Jackie R. McMorris, Director of Public Services


Eddie Canon, Director, Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs

This item has been electronically signed by:


Jackie R. McMorris, Director of Public Services

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
Response to public comment on August 23, 2016.

ATTACHMENTS
Letter to Ms. Cynthia Patterson
Letter to Mr. Norm Fagge

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Agenda Item Number. 3

Cobb County
Public Services Agency
Jackie R. McMorris, Director of Public Services
100 Cherokee Street, Suite 310
Marietta, Georgia 30090-9605
(770) 528-2600 / fax: (770) 528-2606

TO:

David Hankerson, County Manager

FROM:

Jackie R. McMorris, Director of Public Services


This item has been electronically signed by:
Jackie R. McMorris, Director of Public Services

DATE:

September 27, 2016

PURPOSE
Response to public comment on August 23, 2016.

ATTACHMENTS
Letter to Ms. Chris Smith

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