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Meeting Name: Board of Commissioners Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/18/2023 10:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: Assembly Hall
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Not available Meeting Extra1: Agenda Packet Agenda Packet Meeting Extra2: Post Agenda Post Agenda  
Meeting video: eComment: Not available  
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23-0024 1  Consent - Board of CommissionersAdoption of the Consent Agenda - All matters listed on the Consent Agenda are considered routine by the County Commission and will be enacted by one motion. No separate discussion will take place on these items. If discussion of any Consent Agenda item is desired, the item will be moved to the Recess Meeting Agenda for separate consideration. (ADOPTED AS AMENDED)adoptPass Action details Video Video
23-0025 1  Consent - Board of CommissionersProclamations for Spreading on the Minutes. (SPREAD ON THE MINUTES UPON ADOPTION OF THE CONSENT AGENDA) Proclamation recognizing “Rosewood Centennial Commemoration Day.” (Hall) January 14, 2023 Proclamation recognizing “Cleo Orange Remembrance Day.” (Hall/Arrington) January 17, 2023   Action details Not available
23-0026 1  Consent - Board of CommissionersLIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES (APPROVED UPON ADOPTION OF THE CONSENT AGENDA) Pursuant to House Bill 595 (2015), there shall be seven Fulton County appointed members, with one such member appointed by each member of the Board of Commissioners of Fulton County. Term = Each member of the board of trustees appointed by a member of the board of commissioners shall serve at the pleasure of the appointing member of the Board of Commissioners and for the same term as the Commissioner making such appointment. Terms below expired: 12/31/2022 Joseph Piontek (Hausmann) Nina Radakovich (Morris/Barrett) Commissioner Barrett has nominated Nina Radakovich for a District reappointment to a term ending December 31, 2026.   Action details Not available
23-0027 1  Consent - Board of CommissionersLIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES (APPROVED UPON ADOPTION OF THE CONSENT AGENDA) Terms below expired: 12/31/2022 Joseph Piontek (Hausmann/Thorne) Nina Radakovich (Morris/Barrett) Commissioner Thorne has nominated Joseph Piontek for a District reappointment to a term ending December 31, 2026.   Action details Not available
23-0027 1  Consent - Board of CommissionersLIBRARY BOARD OF TRUSTEES (APPROVED UPON ADOPTION OF THE CONSENT AGENDA) Terms below expired: 12/31/2022 Joseph Piontek (Hausmann/Thorne) Nina Radakovich (Morris/Barrett) Commissioner Thorne has nominated Joseph Piontek for a District reappointment to a term ending December 31, 2026.   Action details Not available
23-0028 1  Consent - Open & Responsible GovernmentRequest approval to renew an existing contract - Finance Department - 21RFP1108C-MH, Financial Advisory Services in the amount not to exceed $19,500.00 with Raymond James Associates, Inc. (Atlanta, GA.) to provide financial advisory services relative to the County's short term financial borrowing options for 2023 This action exercises the first of two renewal options. One renewal option remains. Effective February 1, 2023 through December 31, 2023. (APPROVED UPON ADOPTION OF THE CONSENT AGENDA)   Action details Not available
23-0029 1  Consent - Open & Responsible GovernmentRatification of December 2022 Grants Activity Report. (APPROVED UPON ADOPTION OF THE CONSENT AGENDA)   Action details Not available
23-0030 1  Consent - Open & Responsible GovernmentRequest approval to utilize cooperative purchasing, Department of Information Technology, City of Atlanta, SP-S/DAIM/2210-1230127, On-Call IT Services, in an amount not to exceed $1,500,000.00 with uWork.com, Inc. d/b/a Covendis Technologies, Inc., (Atlanta, GA). Effective upon BOC approval until December 31, 2023. (APPROVED) ITEM REMOVED FROM THE CONSENT AGENDA FOR SEPARATE CONSIDERATIONapprovePass Action details Video Video
23-0031 1  Consent - Health and Human ServicesRequest approval of a recommended proposal - Department of Community Development, 22RFP026A-CJC, Housing Rehabilitation Program in the amount of $864,254.61 with Meals on Wheels, Inc. (Atlanta, GA), to provide housing rehabilitation services including general program administration, marketing, customer relations, applicant screening and qualification, project management, contractor oversite and reporting. Effective upon BOC approval through December 31, 2024. 100% grant funded. (APPROVED UPON ADOPTION OF THE CONSENT AGENDA)   Action details Not available
23-0032 1  Consent - Infrastructure and Economic DevelopmentRequest approval of a Sewer Easement Dedication of 2,614 square feet to Fulton County, Georgia, from Fairfield Springs, LLC, for the purpose of constructing the North Springs Project at 7300 Roswell Road, Alpharetta, Georgia 30076. (APPROVED UPON ADOPTION OF THE CONSENT AGENDA)   Action details Not available
23-0033 1  Consent - Infrastructure and Economic DevelopmentRequest approval of a Water Vault Easement Dedication of 269 square feet to Fulton County, a political subdivision of the State of Georgia from Comcast Cable Communications, LLC, for the purpose of constructing the Comcast. Alpharetta Project at 324 Maxwell Road, Alpharetta, Georgia 30009. (APPROVED UPON ADOPTION OF THE CONSENT AGENDA)   Action details Not available
23-0034 1  Consent - Infrastructure and Economic DevelopmentRequest approval of a Sewer Easement Dedication of 13,501 square feet to Fulton County, a political subdivision of the State of Georgia, from Verizon Wireless, LLC., for the purpose of constructing the Verizon Roswell 1 MEC Project at 10500 Old Alabama Connector Road, Alpharetta, Georgia 30076. (APPROVED UPON ADOPTION OF THE CONSENT AGENDA)   Action details Not available
23-0035 1  Consent - Infrastructure and Economic DevelopmentRequest approval of a Resolution authorizing the transfer of approximately 4063.66 square feet of County-owned real property from the rear portion of Fulton County real property located on 9665 Dogwood Road, Roswell, Georgia to the Georgia Department of Transportation for the purpose of constructing the GA 400 Express Lane Project in the 1st District, 2nd Section, Land Lots 536 and 537, Fulton County, Georgia; and for other purposes. (APPROVED UPON ADOPTION OF THE CONSENT AGENDA)   Action details Not available
23-0036 1  Consent - Infrastructure and Economic DevelopmentRequest approval of a Resolution approving a Water Utility Easement Agreement between Fulton County and the City of Atlanta for the purpose of connecting water services to the proposed Fulton County Animal Shelter on Fulton Industrial Boulevard; to authorize the Chairman to execute Water Utility Easement Agreement and related documents; to authorize the County Attorney to approve all documents as to form and make modifications to protect the County’s interest prior to execution; and for other purposes. (APPROVED UPON ADOPTION OF THE CONSENT AGENDA)   Action details Not available
23-0037 1  Commissioners Action ItemAdoption of the Recess Meeting Agenda. (ADOPTED AS AMENDED)adopt as amendedPass Action details Video Video
23-0038 1  Commissioners Action ItemRatification of Minutes. (RATIFIED) Recess Meeting Minutes, December 21, 2022 Regular Meeting Post Agenda Minutes, January 4, 2023ratifyPass Action details Video Video
23-0039 1  Commissioners Action ItemPresentation of Proclamations and Certificates. (PRESENTED) Proclamation recognizing “DREAM and Public Works Appreciation Day.” (Hall) Proclamation recognizing “Coy Dumas, Jr. Appreciation Day.” (Hall) *Presentation of “ARC Green Communities Award.” (BOC) *Added during the meeting   Action details Video Video
23-0040 1  Public HearingsPublic Comment - Citizens are allowed to voice County related opinions, concerns, requests, etc. during the Public Comment portion of the Commission meeting. Priority for public comment will be given to Fulton County citizens and those individuals representing businesses or organizations located within Fulton County, including their employees, whether such persons are commenting in-person, via emails or via Zoom or other electronic media (i.e., phone call). Non-Fulton County citizens will only be heard after all in-person Fulton County citizens, representatives of business and organizations located within Fulton County, including their employees, have been heard and the time allotted for public comment has not expired, except as otherwise provided in this code section. County staff shall verify the residency of each public speaker prior to such person being heard by the board. Speakers will be granted up to two minutes each. Members of the public will not be allowed to yield or donate time to other speakers. The Public Comment portion of the meeting will not exceed 30 minutes at the    Action details Video Video
23-0041 1  CM Action Item - Open & Responsible GovernmentPresentation of the Fulton County Operational Report. (PRESENTED)   Action details Video Video
23-0042 1  CM Action Item - Open & Responsible GovernmentPresentation of 2023 Legislative Session Update. (PRESENTED)   Action details Video Video
23-0043 1  CM Action Item - Open & Responsible GovernmentRequest approval of a Resolution to extend emergency purchasing authority of the Chairman and County Manager for COVID-19 related purchases; and for other purposes. (APPROVED)approvePass Action details Video Video
23-0044 1  CM Action Item - Open & Responsible GovernmentReview and approval of the FY2023 Final Adopted Budget and FY2023 Budget Resolution. (APPROVED)adopt as amendedPass Action details Video Video
23-0044 1  CM Action Item - Open & Responsible GovernmentReview and approval of the FY2023 Final Adopted Budget and FY2023 Budget Resolution. (APPROVED)approve as amendedFail Action details Video Video
23-0044 1  CM Action Item - Open & Responsible GovernmentReview and approval of the FY2023 Final Adopted Budget and FY2023 Budget Resolution. (APPROVED)call the questionPass Action details Video Video
23-0045 1  CM Action Item - Open & Responsible GovernmentRequest approval of a Resolution amending the cost to be charged to municipalities who authorize Fulton County to conduct any or all of their municipal elections; and for other purposes. (HELD ON 1/18/23) (APPROVED AS AMEDED)holdPass Action details Video Video
23-0046 1  CM Action Item - Open & Responsible GovernmentRequest approval of a recommended proposal - Information Technology, 22RFP315692K-BKJ, Design, Development and Implementation of Employee Intranet Site in an amount not to exceed $1,106,000.00 with Svanaco Inc., DBA Americaneagle.com (Des Plaines, IL), to create an internal-facing employee intranet portal that focuses on employee services and communications. Effective upon issuance of a Notice to Proceed and shall continue until the sooner of (a) a period of 18 months; (b) Final Acceptance; or (c) the Agreement is terminated as provided in the contract. 100% grant funded from ARPA. (HELD ON 1/18/23) (REMOVED) ITEM REMOVED FROM THE REGULAR MEETING AGENDA AS REQUESTED BY THE COUNTY MANAGERapprove  Action details Video Video
23-0046 1  CM Action Item - Open & Responsible GovernmentRequest approval of a recommended proposal - Information Technology, 22RFP315692K-BKJ, Design, Development and Implementation of Employee Intranet Site in an amount not to exceed $1,106,000.00 with Svanaco Inc., DBA Americaneagle.com (Des Plaines, IL), to create an internal-facing employee intranet portal that focuses on employee services and communications. Effective upon issuance of a Notice to Proceed and shall continue until the sooner of (a) a period of 18 months; (b) Final Acceptance; or (c) the Agreement is terminated as provided in the contract. 100% grant funded from ARPA. (HELD ON 1/18/23) (REMOVED) ITEM REMOVED FROM THE REGULAR MEETING AGENDA AS REQUESTED BY THE COUNTY MANAGERholdPass Action details Video Video
23-0047 1  CM Action Item - Open & Responsible GovernmentRequest approval of a statewide contract - Department of Real Estate and Asset Management, SWC99999-001-SPD0000164-0002, Natural Gas Services Provider for Firm Accounts not to exceed $700,000.00 with Scana Energy Marketing, LLC (Atlanta, GA), to provide natural gas services to all County facilities including the Fulton County Jail Complex. Effective upon BOC approval through December 31, 2023. (APPROVED)approvePass Action details Video Video
23-0048 1  CM Action Item - Health and Human ServicesRequest approval of an Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) between Fulton County, Georgia and Forsyth County, Georgia for water main and sewer line relocations associated with the McGinnis Ferry Road Improvement Project, P.I. 0004634, in an estimated amount of $1,323,000.00. (APPROVED)approvePass Action details Video Video
23-0049 1  CM Action Item - Justice and SafetyFY23 Proposed Budget - Fulton County Sheriff Patrick Labat. (PRESENTED)   Action details Video Video
23-0050 1  CM Action Item - Infrastructure and Economic DevelopmentRequest approval of a statewide contract - Juvenile Court, SWC 99999-SPD-SPD0000202-0002, Media Buying and Advertising Services in the amount not to exceed $115,000.00 with Jacob’s Eye, LLC (Atlanta, GA) to provide configure and develop a website and provide ongoing maintenance service. Effective upon BOC approval through December 31, 2023. (HELD)holdPass Action details Video Video
23-0051 1  Commissioners Action ItemRequest approval of a Resolution by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners to change the membership of the Commission on Elder Affairs to allow appointees from the Atlanta Housing Authority and the Fulton Atlanta Communication Action Authority; and for other purposes. (Pitts) (APPROVED)approvePass Action details Video Video
23-0052 1  Commissioners Action ItemRequest approval of a Resolution by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners requiring that all funds returned to Fulton County from a Tax Allocation District (TAD) shall be placed in a multiyear Facilities Capital Projects Fund to be used to support Fulton County’s facilities capital programs and projects; requiring that an amount equal to the final annual increments being distributed to a TAD be placed into the multiyear Facilities Capital Projects Fund on an annual basis at the end of Fulton County’s participation in that TAD; and for other purposes. (Ellis) (APPROVED)approvePass Action details Video Video
22-0883 1  Commissioners Action ItemRequest approval of an Ordinance to amend Chapter 101 (General Provisions and County Governing Authority), Article II (County Governing Authority), Division 1 (Generally) of the Fulton County Code of Ordinances relating to budgetary controls for members of the Board of Commissioners by reducing the travel/conferences budget for members of the Board of Commissioners, and for other purposes. (Ellis) (MOTION TO APPROVE FAILED 11/16/2022) (HELD ON 1/18/23)   Action details Video Video
23-0053 1  Commissioners Action ItemADMINISTRATIVE COMMITTEE OF THE FULTON COUNTY DEFINED CONTRIBUTION PLAN (APPROVED) Members of the Administrative Committee shall hold office for a term of four (4) years or until their successors have been duly qualified and appointed. Positions 2 & 3 shall be appointed by the BOC at its regular January meeting or as soon as practical. Such members shall hold office for a term of one year. Term = 4 Years Term = 1 Year (Positions 2 & 3) Terms below expired: 12/31/2022 Commissioner Natalie Hall (Position #3/BOC) Commissioner Lee Morris (Position #1 Chair/Designee/BOC) Chairman Pitts and Vice-Chairman Ellis nominated Commissioner Abdur-Rahman for a Full Board appointment to replace Commissioner Morris to a term ending December 31, 2023.approvePass Action details Video Video
23-0054 1  Commissioners Action ItemATLANTA BELTLINE, INC. BOARD OF DIRECTORS (APPROVED) The following persons shall serve on the Board of Directors of the corporation: (a) the Mayor of the City of Atlanta (as a representative of ADA); (b) the Chair of the Community Development and Human Resources Committee of the Atlanta City Council (or its successor) (as a representative of ADA); (c) the President of ADA or a person with general business or legal experience (as a representative of ADA); (d) one (1) person with general business experience appointed by a majority of the members of the Board of Directors of ADA (as a representative of ADA); (e) one (1) community representative to be selected in a manner to be determined by the City Council of the City (which appointee shall in all cases be ratified by the Board of Directors of ADA); (f) two (2) members appointed by a majority of the members of the Board of Directors of Beltline Partnership, Inc.; (g) one (1) representative appointed by the Atlanta Board of Education; and (h) one (1) representative appointed by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners. Each director shapprovePass Action details Video Video
23-0055 1  Commissioners Action ItemATLANTA-FULTON WATER RESOURCES COMMISSION (APPROVED) There shall be a management commission of the joint venture (the "commission"), which shall consist of (7) seven members, (3) three from Atlanta and (3) three from Fulton County, with each member having one vote. Membership shall include the Mayor of Atlanta, the President of the City Council of Atlanta, and one councilmember appointed by the president of the city council and approved by the mayor; the Chairperson of the Fulton County Board of Commissioners and two commissioners selected by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners; and one person employed by neither Atlanta nor Fulton County who shall be known as the "independent member" of the commission. Term = Members remain on the Water Resources Commission until replaced, deceased, resign from their position, or their term of office expires. Chairman Robert L. “Robb” Pitts (Chair) Vice-Chairman Liz Hausmann (BOC-2) Commissioner Bob Ellis (BOC-1) Chairman Pitts and Vice-Chairman Ellis nominated Commissioner Thorne to replace Commissioner Hausmann for a Full Board appointmapprovePass Action details Video Video
23-0056 1  Commissioners Action ItemAUDIT COMMITTEE (APPROVED) Term = 2 years Term below expired: 12/31/2022 Commissioner Lee Morris (BOC - Commissioner) Vice-Chairman Ellis nominated Chairman Pitts for a Full Board appointment to replace Commissioner Morris to a term ending December 31, 2024.approvePass Action details Video Video
23-0057 1  Commissioners Action ItemBOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE FULTON COUNTY EMPLOYEES’ RETIREMENT SYSTEM (APPROVED) Trustee position #1 is the Chairman or designee. Trustee positions #2 and #3, members of the Fulton County Commission, shall be designated or elected at a regular January meeting for one (1) year or until their successors have been appointed and qualified. Trustee Positions #4 and #5 are members of the Board of Trustees by virtue of their County position; hence their terms expire when their positions with the County terminate. Trustee Positions #6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, and #12 are held for four (4) years, after serving the initial staggered terms prescribed in the enabling Resolution. Term = 4 years Term below expired: 12/31/2022 Commissioner Lee Morris (#1 - Chair/Designee) Chairman Pitts nominated Commissioner Barrett for a Full Board appointment to replace Commissioner Morris a term ending December 31, 2023.approvePass Action details Video Video
23-0058 1  Commissioners Action ItemFULTON COUNTY FACILITIES CORPORATION (APPROVED) The initial Board of Directors of the Corporation consists of the Chairman of the Fulton County Board of Commissioners, the Director of Finance, the County Manager, and two (2) Fulton County Commissioners. Terms: 2 years until the next annual meeting of the Board of Directors or until a successor shall be elected and qualified. Term below expired: 11/3/21 Commissioner Lee Morris (BOC #2) Chairman Pitts and Vice-Chairman Ellis nominated Commissioner Barrett for a Full board appointment to replace Commissioner Morris to a term ending November 3, 2023.approvePass Action details Video Video
23-0059 1  Commissioners Action ItemINVEST ATLANTA (ATLANTA DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY) (APPROVED) Term = 4 YEARS Term below expires: 4/1/2023 Commissioner Lee Morris (BOC) Chairman Pitts and Vice-Chairman Ellis nominated Commissioner Barrett as Fulton County’s appointee to the Atlanta Development Authority d/b/a Invest Atlanta to an unexpired term ending April 1, 2023.approvePass Action details Video Video
23-0060 1  Commissioners Action ItemOTHER POST-EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS (OPEB) TRUST (APPROVED) This Trust was established by the Fulton County Board of Commissioners by resolution Agreement January 16, 2008 (#07-0997). The Trust shall be held, managed and administered by the Trustee in trust in accordance with the provisions of the agreement. The Trust is intended to comply with and be a tax-exempt governmental trust under Section 115 of the IRS Code. Term = 1 year Commissioner Lee Morris (Position 1/Chair Designee) Term below expired: 12/31/2019 Commissioner Liz Hausmann (Position 2/BOC) Chairman Pitts and Vice-Chairman Ellis nominated Commissioner Thorne as the Chairman’s Designee to a Full Board Appointment to replace Commissioner Morris. Chairman Pitts and Vice-Chairman Ellis nominated Commissioner Hall to a Full Board appointment to replace Commissioner Hausmann to a term ending December 31, 2023.approvePass Action details Video Video
23-0061 1  Commissioners Presentation/DiscussionDiscussion: Reparations Task Force Update & Funding Request (Arrington) (DISCUSSED)   Action details Video Video
23-0062 1  Commissioners Action ItemExecutive (CLOSED) Sessions regarding litigation (County Attorney), real estate (County Manager), and personnel (Pitts). (APPROVED) PRESENT IN THE EXECUTIVE SESSION REGARDING LITIGATION, REAL ESTATE AND PERSONNEL: Chairman Pitts, Vice-Chairman Ellis, Commissioners: Thorne, Barrett, Hall, Arrington and Abdur-Rahman; County Manager Dick Anderson; County Attorney Y. Soo Jo; and Chief Deputy Clerk to the Commission Nikki Peterson.approvePass Action details Video Video
23-0063 1  Consent - Board of CommissionersDiscussion: Tax Allocation Districts. (Arrington) (DISCUSSED)approvePass Action details Video Video