MINUTES

SPECIAL CALLED MEETING

GLYNN COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

W. HAROLD PATE BUILDING

1725 REYNOLDS STREET, 2ND FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOM

WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2012 AT 9:00 AM

 

INVOCATION AND PLEDGE

 

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

 

 

Discussion and consideration of the following:

 

1.         Discuss the kickoff of the detention center building project

 

            Jim Ingram, of IPG Architects, and Sheriff Wayne Bennett attended the meeting. Mr. Ingram presented the Board with a timeline for completion of the design process. The timeline indicated the construction contract would be let in July 2012.

            It was suggested that a sewer line capable of supporting the proposed jail, plus future growth, be installed. Sheriff Bennett suggested IPG be responsible for the water and sewer design rather than bidding it separately.

Randall Morris, of Koch Cellulose, the adjacent property owner, questioned how the detention center would impact future development in the area. Mr. Ingram and the Board agreed it would not negatively affect the adjacent property because a buffer would be installed. Mr. Morris also asked that egress and ingress to the jail site be from Hwy 341 rather than Ross Road. The road leading into the site is named Sulphur Springs Drive. It was also suggested that this road be right-turn only.

 

2.         Discuss proposed changes to the Joint Water & Sewer Commission (JWSC)

 

            Commissioner Clyde Taylor, Glynn County’s representative on the JWSC, presented a proposal to amend the makeup of the JWSC. His proposal was for a seven-member Commission consisting of one elected official from each the City of Brunswick and County; one resident from the city and one from the county; and three members to be appointed by the Grand Jury. Two of the members to be appointed by the Grand Jury would have expertise in specific disciplines as determined by the JWSC. He also proposed a $500 monthly stipend for each member as well as mileage reimbursement.

 

            It was the consensus of the Board to agree with the proposed recommendations. Commissioner Taylor said he would present the proposal to the City of Brunswick soon and report back.

 

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

The Board did not hold an executive session during the meeting.

 

 

 

 

                                                                                    ___________________________­­­__

Richard Strickland, 2012 Chairman

                                                                                    Board of Commissioners

                                                                                    Glynn County , Georgia

Attest:

 

 

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Cindee S. Overstreet, Clerk