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<br />I <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />I <br /> <br />MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING : <br />COBB COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS <br />JULY 22, 2008 <br />7:00 P.M. <br /> <br />The Regular Meeting of the Cobb County Board of Commissioners was held on <br />Tuesday, July 22, 2008 at 7:00 p.m. in the second floor public meeting room in the Cobb <br />County Building, Marietta, Georgia. Present and comprising a quorum of the Board <br />were: <br /> <br />Chairman Samuel S. Olens <br />Commissioner Helen Goreham <br />Commissioner Annette Kesting <br />Commissioner Joe L. Thompson <br />Commissioner Tim Lee <br /> <br />1. CALL TO ORDER - CHAIRMAN OLENS: <br /> <br />Chairman Olens called the meeting to order. <br /> <br />2. APPROVAL TO ADD THE FOLLOWING NON-AGENDA ITEM TO <br />TIDS AGENDA FOR CONSIDERATION: <br /> <br />MOTION: Motion by Goreham, second by Lee, to aDDrove the addition of the <br />following non-agenda item to this agenda for consideration: <br /> <br />TAB 4. ITEM NO. 62 - CONSENT - TRANSPORTATION - Approval of <br />Development Agreement with Republic Properties relative to road <br />improvements on Jiles Road. <br /> <br />VOTE: ADOPTED unanimously <br /> <br />3. <br /> <br />PRESENTATION OF PROCLAMATION DESIGNATING JULY 25. 2008 <br />AS HIV YOUTH AWARENESS DAYIN COBB COUNTY: <br /> <br />Chairman Olens read and presented the following proclamation to Ms. Cecily <br />Richards, designating July 25, 2008 as HIV Youth Awareness Day in Cobb County: <br /> <br />WHEREAS: <br /> <br />AIDS cases have been reported in all 50 states and the District of <br />Columbia. Ten states, which include Georgia, account for 71 % of <br />all reported cases; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS: <br /> <br />Reported AIDS cases have been concentrated primarily in large <br />U.S. metropolitan area and ten U.S. metropolitan areas account for <br />42% of all reported cases; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS: <br /> <br />The Office and National AIDS Policy states that in the United <br />States at least half of all new HIV infections occur in people under <br />the age of 25 and one-fourth in people under the age of 21; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS: <br /> <br />The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention <br />estimates that the actual number of teens living with the HIV <br />infection estimates to be much higher than the reported number of <br />cases because many sexually experienced teens have not been <br />tested for HIV; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS: <br /> <br />Of the AIDS cases reported in persons between the ages of 13-24 <br />in Georgia, 12% were among people 13-19 years of age and 88% <br />were among people aged 20-24 according to the Georgia Division <br />of Public Health; now <br />