BOC expected to approve an aggressive traffic enforcement grant during Thursday’s work session


DAWSON COUNTY, Ga. — The Dawson County Sheriff’s Office has been awarded the Highway Enforcement of Aggressive Traffic Grant in the amount of $213,636.68. The Board of Commissioners will have to vote on acceptance of the grant when it meets in a work session at 4 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 17) in the County Administration Building.

The grant covers the cost of two vehicles, two positions, equipment and some operating expenses and requires no county match. Major Greg Rowan will present the issue to the Board which can approve it during a work session as time sensitive since there is a deadline of Oct. 1. There is no county match required.

Other items on the work session agenda include:

Presentation of Cable TV Proposals;

Presentation of a Proposed Quit Claim Deed to release the county’s leasehold interest in that certain 300-plus acres of real property being sold by Etowah Water & Sewer Authority;

Presentation of professional exemption and budget increase request for production of schedules and tables for rural and urban properties;

Presentation of Bailey Waters Road Culvert Rehab Project Change Order 1;

Presentation of 2021 Holiday and Payroll Calendar;

Presentation of 2021 Board of Commissioners Meeting Schedule;

Discussion of Creative Enterprises.

During the voting session that will immediately follow the work session, commissioners are expected to vote on the following zoning requests:

SU 20-01 – Scott Adamson requests a Special Use Permit for dog kennels located at TMP106-051-017 (Dawson Forest Road East);

ZA 20-06 – Victor Vazemiller requests to rezone 4.001 acres TMP 098-027-009 from RA (Residential Agriculture) to RSR (Residential Sub-Rural) for the purpose of subdividing the property on Goodson Road;

Jim King on behalf of Tri-Mark 400 LLC requests a CPCD (Commercial Planned Community Development) Zoning Stipulation Amendment for TMP 107-319,107-319-005, 107-319-004 and 107-319-002 to remove the age restriction on residential units within the currently zoned CPCD parcels (Blue Ridge Parkway).

Under New Business, commissioners will consider

Moving forward with a Public Hearing for Edna Noblin Road Abandonment Request;

Consideration of Dawson County Recycling Program Update;

Consideration of 2020 Dawson County Surplus List


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