MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING

GLYNN COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

HISTORIC GLYNN COUNTY COURTHOUSE

701 “G” STREET, 2ND FLOOR, COMMISSIONERS’ MEETING CHAMBERS

THURSDAY, AUGUST 4, 2011 AT 6:00 PM

 

PRESENT:                     Tom Sublett, Chairman, District 2

                                    Amy Callaway, Vice Chairman, District 1

Richard Strickland, Commissioner, District 3

Mary Hunt, Commissioner, District 4

Jerome Clark, Commissioner, District 5

Clyde Taylor, Commissioner, At Large Post 1

                                    Bob Coleman, Commissioner, At Large Post 2

                       

ALSO PRESENT:           Alan Ours, County Administrator

Aaron Mumford, County Attorney

Cindee Overstreet, County Clerk

 

INVOCATION AND PLEDGE

 

 

PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD

 

No requests to speak were received during the sign up period.  Therefore, no public comments were received by the Board of Commissioners during the scheduled Public Comment Period.

 

COMMISSION PRESENTATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

 

MILLAGE ADOPTION

 

1.         Consider adopting a resolution increasing the FY11-12 Property Tax Revenue budget and reducing the budgeted use of the fund balance. Link

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Strickland and seconded by Commissioner Hunt to adopt a resolution increasing the FY 11-12 Property Tax Revenue budget and reducing the budgeted use of the fund balance. The motion carried unanimously.  Resolution #R-38-11

 

2.         Consider approving a resolution adopting the 2011 Millage Rates for Glynn County. Link

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Hunt and seconded by Commissioner Callaway to approve a resolution adopting the 2011 Millage Rates for Glynn County. The motion carried unanimously.  Resolution #R-39-11

 

3.         Adopt a resolution accepting the Board of Education’s 2011 Millage Rates as required.  Link

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Clark and seconded by Commissioner Strickland to approve a resolution accepting the Board of Education’s 2011 Millage Rates as required.  The motion carried unanimously.  Resolution #R-40-11

 

 

PUBLIC HEARING – Grant Application

 

4.         Receive public input on how the 2012 Edward Byrnes Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) will be spent if awarded.  Glynn County is eligible to receive $29,750 in FY2012 for certain purposes outlined in the grant solicitation. No County funding match is involved.  (D. Hainley) Link

 

As required, this item was opened for public comment, yet no one addressed the Board.

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Strickland and seconded by Commissioner Coleman to approve the grant application as filed. The motion carried unanimously.

 

 

PUBLIC HEARING – Airport Ordinance Amendment

 

5.         Consider an amendment to Section 2-8-85 of the Airport Commission Ordinance to regulate aircraft take offs and landings. (H. Stringfellow)  Link

 

As required by ordinance, this item was opened for public comment, yet no one addressed the Board.

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Callaway and seconded by Commissioner Clark to approve the amendment to Section 2-8-85 of the Airport Commission Ordinance to regulate aircraft takeoffs and landings. The motion carried unanimously. Ordinance #O-2011-12

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA – General Business

 

6.         Approved the minutes of the regular meeting held July 21, 2011, subject to any necessary corrections.  (C. Overstreet)

 

7.         Approved the use of Gascoigne Bluff Park by the Golden Isles Kingfish Inc. for the Golden Isles Kingfish Classic Tournament from August 10 to August 14, 2011. (A. Ours) Link

 

8.         Adopted resolution supporting the concept of including an eco-educational center in the proposed meeting center downtown.  Resolution #R-41-11   Link

 

9.         Approved Commissioner Sublett’s nomination of Scott Cown to serve the unexpired term of Bettie Neely on the Selden Park Advisory Board representing District 2. The term expires June 30, 2013. (T. Sublett)

 

10.       Approved Patricia Perry’s request to use a portion of 5th Street for a birthday party on Saturday, August 13, 2011, from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 .pm.  (M. Doering) Link

 

11.       Approved proclamations honoring Gary Johnson and Woody Woodside as the recipients of the 2011 Emory Dawson Humanitarian award. (T. Sublett) Link  Link

 

12.       Approved and authorized the Chairman to execute a Quitclaim Deed to the Jeff and Karen Misner Revocable Trust for that portion of the abandoned Page Avenue adjoining the property located at 102 Frazier Street, King City Subdivision, St. Simons Island.  (W. Worley)  Link

 

13.       Approved the nominations of Tess Cobb and Walter McNeely serve on the Coastal Area District Development Authority (CADDA). The term begins August 15, 2011, and ends August 14, 2014. 

 

14.       Approved the Second Amendment to the Operational and Funding Agreement between Glynn County and the Brunswick and Glynn County Development Authority.  (T. Sublett) Link

 

15.       Assented to the grant awards for the Drug Court programs in Camden and Wayne Counties from the Judicial Council of Georgia Standing Committee on Drug Courts and readopted Memorandum of Agreement with Wayne County. (D. Hainley)  Link

 

16.       Approved a Subscriber Agreement for Westlaw Online Legal Research Services for the County Attorney’s office. (A. Mumford)   Link

 

17.       Approve requesting that the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) allocate all of Glynn County’s FY12 Local Maintenance & Improvement Grant (LMIG) funds of approximately $450,000 for the resurfacing of portions of Glynco Parkway, Walker Road, and Buck Swamp Road, and authorized the Chairman to sign the Certificate of Ownership and Agreement. (P. Andrews) This item was removed from the consent agenda at the request of Commissioner Strickland. 

 

 A motion was made by Commissioner Strickland and seconded by Commissioner Callaway to approve all items on the consent agenda with the exception of item 17, which was removed for discussion. The motion carried unanimously.

 

 

ITEMS REMOVED FROM THE CONSENT AGENDA FOR DISCUSSION

 

17.       Approve requesting that the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) allocate all of Glynn County’s FY12 Local Maintenance & Improvement Grant (LMIG) funds of approximately $450,000 for the resurfacing of portions of Glynco Parkway, Walker Road, and Buck Swamp Road, and authorize the Chairman to sign the Certificate of Ownership and Agreement. (P. Andrews) This item was removed from the consent agenda at the request of Commissioner Strickland.  Link

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Strickland and seconded by Commissioner Callaway to approve requesting that GDOT allocate all of Glynn County’s FY12 Local Maintenance & Improvement Grant (LMIG) funds of approximately $450,000 for the resurfacing of portions of Glynco Parkway, Walker Road, and Buck Swamp Road, and authorize the Chairman to sign the Certificate of Ownership and Agreement. The motion carried unanimously.

 

 

GENERAL BUSINESS

 

18.       Consider approval of the annual contract between Glynn County and the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities in the amount of $299,631 in state and federal funds to support the activities of Drug Court between July 1, 2011 and June 30, 2012, and authorization for the Chairman to execute the contract.  No County funding match is involved. (D. Hainley)   Link

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Callaway and seconded by Commissioner Taylor to approve the annual contract between Glynn County and the Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities in the amount of $299,631 in state and federal funds to support the activities of Drug Court between July 1, 2011 and June 30, 2012, and authorize the Chairman to execute the contract.  The motion carried unanimously.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Strickland and seconded by Commissioner Hunt to adjourn to executive session to discuss property acquisition.  The motion carried unanimously.

 

Back in Session

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Hunt and seconded by Commissioner Strickland to adjourn executive session and enter into regular session. The motion carried unanimously.

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Taylor and seconded by Commissioner Strickland to approve the minutes of the Executive Session held June 2, 2011.  The motion carried unanimously.

 

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 6:35 p.m.

 

 

 

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Tom Sublett, Chairman

                                                                                    Board of Commissioners

                                                                                    Glynn County , Georgia

Attest:

 

 

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Cindee S. Overstreet, Clerk