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Tuesday, October 27, 2020 – 6:30 p.m.
Courthouse, Main Courtroom, 16001 Barnesville Street, Zebulon, Georgia

www.pikecoga.com/novusagenda has an online agenda and accompanying information for this meeting. Monthly information from Animal Control, Coroner, Fire Department, Grady, Library, Magistrate Court, McIntosh Trail CSB, Planning & Development, Registrar, Superior - Juvenile Court, Tax Assessor, and the Water Authority are included as well during the morning meeting only.

We encourage that attendees follow recommended Covid-19 guidelines which include staying home if you are ill/not feeling well, washing your hands, maintaining social distancing, and wearing a face covering (recommended but not required)

1. CALL TO ORDER .................................................................................... Chairman J. Briar Johnson

2. INVOCATION………………………………………………………………………Karen Brentlinger

3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE ................................................................... Chairman J. Briar Johnson

4. APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA - (O.C.G A. § 50-14-1 (e) (1))

5. APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES - (O.C.G.A. § 50-14-1(e) (2))

a. Minutes of the October 14, 2020, Regular Monthly Meeting.



a. Monthly Reports submitted from County Departments and County Authorities, including a Revenue/Expenditure Statement for all departments and a summary check register. There are no Department Reports as they will be provided during the first Board meeting of November. Revenue/Expenditure Statement and Detail Check Register is included.

b. County Manager Report

Update on County finances for the following funds/accounts:
General Fund - $2,309,014.44
Fire Dept. Donations - $6,169.53
BOC – Jury Account - $0.00
Cash Reserve Account - $107,572.70
Pike County CD Special Revenue funds - $0.00
Jail Fund - $33,637.08
E-911 Fund - $77,957.51
DATE Fund - $55,948.98
Juvenile Court Fund - $11.636.20
Residential Impact Fee - $796,107.57
Commercial Impact Fees - $134,017.94
C.A.I.P FUND - $67,990.52
General Obligation SPLOST Tax Bond Sinking Fund, 2016 - $332,111.61
L.M.IG. Grant (DOT) - $135,883.51

c. County Manager Comment

d. Commissioner Reports

e. County Attorney Report to Commissioners



a. Approve/deny renewal of alcohol license (Retail Sales – beer and wine) for Saifullah Bhamani d/b/a The Rock Store, 4131 Hwy 19 South, Meansville, GA. Applicant has met criteria.

b. Approve/deny renewal of alcohol license (Retail Sales – beer) for Jack Park, Jr. d/b/a The Cedars Golf Course, 13080 Hwy. 18 West, Zebulon, GA. Applicant has met criteria.

c. Approve/deny the 2021 Holiday Schedule.

d. Approve/deny the 2021 Board of Commissioners Regular Monthly Meeting Schedule.

e. Approve/deny Veterans Medical Transport Agreement.

f. Approve/deny the Adoption Resolution for Capital Improvements Element (CIE) Annual Update, pursuant to the Georgia Development Impact Fee Act and the Development Impact Fee Compliance Requirements of the Georgia Department of Community Affairs.

g. Discuss 2020-2021 year-end Budget Amendments.

h. PUBLIC HEARING: To receive public input regarding SE-20-06 – Applicant and Owner, Chad Proctor is requesting permission for agricultural use, including keeping of livestock, with a platted residential subdivision or named neighborhood. Property Location: No address assigned; DJP Hills Subdivision, Pine Valley Road Meansville, GA 30256. Land Lot 138 of the 8th Land District. Parcel ID: 094-004. Acreage:138 acres. Commission District 3; Commissioner Jason Proctor. DEMA Data: A portion of the northwest section of the parent tract lies within the flood zone.

i. PUBLIC HEARING: To receive public input regarding SE-20-07 – Applicant, Trent Evans and Owner, Heath Coker are requesting permission to operate a used car lot within the US 19 Overlay District. Property Location: 9855 US Hwy 19, Zebulon, GA 30295. Land Lot: 224 of the 1st Land District. Parcel ID: 066-046A. Acreage: 1.67 acres. Commission District 1; Commissioner Tim Daniel. FEMA Data: Does not lie within a flood zone.




Agenda subject to revision.

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Submitted 10.26.20