MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING

GLYNN COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

HISTORIC GLYNN COUNTY COURTHOUSE

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

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1, 2011 AT 6:00 PM

 

PRESENT:                     Tom Sublett, Chairman, District 2

                                    Amy Callaway, Vice Chairman, District 1

Richard Strickland, Commissioner, District 3

Jerome Clark, Commissioner, District 5

Clyde Taylor, Commissioner, At Large Post 1

                                    Bob Coleman, Commissioner, At Large Post 2

 

ABSENT:                      Mary Hunt, Commissioner, District 4

 

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

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Strickland and seconded by Commissioner Clark to add item 7.1 to the published consent agenda to approve a FAA Grant to fund the purchase of an airfield sweeper and to fund the continuance of the West General Aviation Expansion Project. The motion carried 6-0.

 

Public Hearings will be limited to 30 minutes for each opposing side, with 5 minutes allocated to each individual speaker.  Comments are to be limited to relevant information regarding your position and should avoid being repetitious. If your group has a spokesperson, please allow that individual to present your group’s position in the time allocated.  Your cooperation in this process will be greatly appreciated. 

 

PUBLIC HEARING – Multi-Hazard and Flood Mitigation Plans

 

1.         Consider adoption of the Comprehensive Multi Hazard 2010 and Glynn County Flood Mitigation 2010 Plans.  (D. Hainley)

Memo  Mitigation Plan  Chapter 1  Chapter 2a  Chapter 2b  Chapter 3  Chapter 4  Chapter 5  Chapter 6  Chapter 7  Appendix A  Appendix B  Appendix C  Appendix D  Appendix E  Flood Plan   Flood Plan Appendix A  Flood Plan Appendix B-E   Flood Plan Appendix F-J

 

Community Development Director David Hainley presented the Plans to the Board for consideration. 

This item was opened for public comment, yet no one addressed the Board.

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Callaway and seconded by Commissioner Strickland to adopt the Glynn County Comprehensive Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan 2010 and the Glynn County Flood Mitigation Plan 2010. The motion carried unanimously.  Resolutions #R-47-11 and #R-48-11

 

 

PUBLIC HEARING – Land Use

 

2.         ZM2237 Logan’s Roadhouse - Consider a request to amend the adopted Planned Development text for a property south of Venture Drive and west of the southbound on-ramp of Interstate 95 at exit 38. The request is to amend the signage requirements for this property. Parcel ID 03-03351. Logan’s Roadhouse, applicant for Southern Real Properties, Inc., owner. (D Hainley)  Link

 

This application requested approval of three building signs, one high-rise pylon sign, and one subdivision directional sign. The total was 363 square feet. This fell within the existing requirements for HC and FC zoning.

The Mainland Planning Commission and staff recommended approval of this application.

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 application ZM2237 to amend the Planned Development Text to provide signage regulations. The motion carried unanimously.  Resolutions #R-49-11

 

3.         ZM2248 – 148 Crispen Boulevard – Consider a request to rezone from FC (Freeway Commercial) to PD (Planned Development) a 0.46 acre property located generally west of I-95 near Exit 36, approximately 1,200 feet northeast of New Jesup Highway on the southeast side of Crispen Boulevard. The purpose of the rezoning is to allow the applicant to use the property for residential purposes until such time as it is developed in keeping with its Freeway Commercial zoning. Parcel I.D. 03-06301. Esther Cook, owner. (D Hainley)  Link

 

This site is located in the Central Glynn area of the Glynn County Future Development Map within the I-95 corridor. The property is to continue to support an owner-occupied residential dwelling. The Planned Development Zoning Text proposed for the property outlines the manner in which the property is intended to allow the residential use, until such time as it is to be developed in the future under the Freeway Commercial zoning.

The Mainland Planning Commission and staff recommended approval of this application.

This item was opened for public comment, yet no one addressed the Board.

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Taylor and seconded by Commissioner Coleman to approve application ZM2248 to rezone from FC to PD the property located at 148 Crispen Boulevard. The motion carried unanimously.  Resolutions #R-50-11

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA – General Business

 

4.         Approved the minutes of the special called meeting of August 16, 2011, the retreat held August 11, 2011, and the regular meeting of August 18, 2011, subject to any necessary corrections.  (C. Overstreet)

 

5.         Approved the request to install speed humps on Holtz Road in accordance with the Glynn County Speed Hump Policy. (B. Rowell)  Link

 

6.         Approved the inclusion of Township Bluff, Somersby Point and Fox Run Homeowners Association in the Glynn County Neighborhood Street Lighting Program. (B. Rowell)  Link

 

7.         Approved a request for a sign to be placed in the median of Mallery Street at the intersection with Ocean Boulevard pursuant to Section 809 (a) of the Zoning Ordinance.  The sign request is on behalf of the Village Merchants Association and marks the traditional limit of the Pier Village.  The Planning Commission will approve the actual sign design.  (D. Hainley)  Link

 

7.1       Accepted a Federal Aviation (FAA) Grant in the amount of $1,350,000, (Project No. 3-13-0018-032-2001 Brunswick Golden Isles Airport) to acquire an airfield sweeper and to continue the West General Aviation Expansion Project and approved a hold harmless agreement. No financial assistance is required of Glynn County.  Link

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Strickland and seconded by Commissioner Callaway to approve all items on the consent agenda. The motion carried unanimously. 

 

GENERAL BUSINESS

 

8.         Consider submittal of the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council 2011 VOCA (Victim of Crime Act) Grant Application. The grant provides federal funding to support victim assistance and compensation programs to benefit victims. In Glynn County this grant is used to fund the Crime Victim Liaison (CVL) program. The project will be managed by the Glynn County Police Department (GCPD). (D Hainley)  Link

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Strickland and seconded by Commissioner Clark to approve the submittal of the grant contract with the Georgia Criminal Justice Coordinating Council. The motion carried unanimously. 

 

9.         Consider submittal of the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council 2011 VOCA (Victim of Crime Act) Grant Application on behalf of the Brunswick Judicial Circuit. The grant provides federal funding to support victim assistance and compensation programs to benefit victims. This grant is used to fund the Crime Victim Liaison (CVL) program. The project will be managed by the Brunswick Judicial Circuit. (D Hainley)  Link

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Callaway and seconded by Commissioner Coleman to approve submitting the grant to the Georgia Criminal Justice Coordinating Council for funds to support the Brunswick Judicial Circuit, and to authorize the Chairman to execute the application, and authorize staff to request that the grant be transferred to the Wayne County Board of Commissioners if Coordinating Council and Wayne County agree with the transfer. The motion carried unanimously. 

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Callaway and seconded by Commissioner Coleman to adjourn to executive session to discuss potential litigation and property acquisition.  The motion carried unanimously. 

 

Back in Session

 

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

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Callaway and seconded by Commissioner Clark to approve the minutes of the August 18, 2011, executive session. The motion carried unanimously. 

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Taylor and seconded by Commissioner Coleman to approve the County Attorney’s recommendation regarding property acquisition. The motion carried unanimously. 

 

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 6:50 p.m.

 

 

 

                                                                                    ____________________________

Tom Sublett, Chairman

                                                                                    Board of Commissioners

                                                                                    Glynn County , Georgia

Attest:

 

 

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Cindee S. Overstreet, Clerk