MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING

GLYNN COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

HISTORIC GLYNN COUNTY COURTHOUSE

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

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2012 AT 6:00 PM

 

PRESENT:                     Richard Strickland, Chairman, District 3

Clyde Taylor, Vice Chairman, At Large Post 1

                                    Amy Callaway, Commissioner, District 1

Tom Sublett, Commissioner, District 2

Mary Hunt, Commissioner, District 4

Jerome Clark, Commissioner, District 5

                                    Bob Coleman, Commissioner, At Large Post 2

 

ALSO PRESENT:           Alan Ours, County Administrator

Will Worley, Assistant 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 ANNOUNCEMENT

           

PUBLIC HEARING – Alcoholic Beverage License

 

1.         Consider the issuance of a 2012 alcoholic beverage license for Logan’s Roadhouse, 101 Capital Square Blvd., Brunswick, GA.   The license is to sell distilled spirits, malt beverages and wine, for consumption on premises of a restaurant.  Sunday sales permitted.  This is a new license for 2012.   Cliff Young, licensee. (Occupation Tax/Chief Doering) Link

 

Cliff Young, licensee, was present at the meeting as required by ordinance. Police Chief Matt Doering said the applicant met the requirements for consideration of issuance of the license.

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

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Hunt and seconded by Commissioner Clark to approve the issuance of a 2012 alcoholic beverage license for Logan’s Roadhouse. The motion carried unanimously.

 

2.         Consider the issuance of a 2012 alcoholic beverage license for Choose’s #7, 7552 Blythe Island Hwy., Brunswick, GA. The license is to sell malt beverages and wine package sales, not for consumption on premises of a convenience store.  Sunday sales permitted.  This is a renew license for 2012.   Jyoti Patel, licensee. (Occupation Tax/Chief Doering)  Link

 

Jyoti Patel, licensee, was present at the meeting as required by ordinance. Police Chief Matt Doering said the applicant met the requirements for consideration of issuance of the license.

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

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Callaway and seconded by Commissioner Hunt to approve the issuance of a 2012 alcoholic beverage license for Choose’s. The motion carried unanimously.

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA – General Business

 

3.         Approved the minutes of the special called meeting held January 17, 2012, and the minutes of the regular meeting held February 2, 2012, subject to any necessary corrections.  (C. Overstreet)

 

4.         Approved the first amendment to the Election Services Agreement between Glynn County and Premier Election Solutions (ES&S) covering election support services for 2012. (C. Johnson)  Link

 

5.         Approve the contract with the Department of Corrections for a work detail from the Bacon Probation Detention Center at a cost of $21,200 for the remainder of FY 13 with funding from the Contingency Fund. (B. Rowell) This item was removed from the consent agenda by Commissioner Sublett.

 

CONSENT AGENDA – Finance Committee

 

6.         Received the monthly Workers Compensation Report.  LINK

 

7.         Adopted the Resolution to amend the FY11/12 Budget.  (FC Vote: 3-0) Resolution #R-07-12   LINK

 

8.         Denied a request from New Life Sanctuary, Inc. that it be approved for exemption status for 2011 for parcel #03-00007. (FC Vote: 3-0)  LINK

 

9.         Approved the corrections to the digest as recommended by the Board of Assessors and the Chief Appraiser at their Tuesday, January 10, 2012 and January 24, 2012 meetings with clarification that this does not approve a tax refund.  (FC Vote: 3-0) LINK   LINK

 

10.       Pursuant to Section II.B of the County Grants Policy, authorized the County Administrator to approve the filing of grant applications for County projects during Calendar Year 2012.  (FC Vote: 3-0)  LINK

 

11.       Adopted the resolution authorizing the Glynn County Administrator to file an application on behalf of the Glynn County Board of Commissioners to the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT), to aid in the financing of a technical study grant to implement specific items of the FY 2013 Brunswick Area Transportation Study (BATS) Unified Planning Work Program.  (FC Vote: 3-0) Resolution #R-08-12    LINK

 

12.       Approved the fourth option year of the contract with Republic Services of Georgia d/b/a Southland Waste Systems for collection of commercial garbage at County buildings and parks effective January 1, 2012 at the Calendar Year 2012 pricing as bid, a 1.5% increase.  (FC Vote: 3-0)  LINK

 

13.       Approved exercising the second option year for Fire Department uniforms with Patrick’s Uniforms for individual prices in an amount not to exceed $51,274.12.  (FC Vote: 3-0) LINK 

 

14.       Rescinded the award of the contract for Debt Collection Services for the Glynn County Emergency Medical Services, Client Services Incorporated and awarded the contract for Debt Collection Services for the Glynn County Emergency Medical Services to the third highest scorer, Security Collection Agency.  (FC Vote: 3-0) LINK

 

15.       Approved the additional work needed to complete the installation of the two multiple unit playground systems at North Glynn Park in an amount not to exceed $8,681 with funding provided by SPLOST 4 – North Glynn Park.  (FC Vote: 3-0)  LINK

 

16.       Authorized County staff to send out requests for proposals (RFPs) for the replacement of the 911 call handling system and the 911 computer aided dispatch system.  (FC Vote: 3-0)  LINK

 

17.       Authorized the issuance of an Invitation for Bid to design, build and install an irrigation system at the new courthouse at an estimated cost of $50,000 with funding to be provided by the Administrator’s Contingency Fund.  (FC Vote: 3-0)  LINK

 

18.       Authorized the Recreation Department to advertise a public hearing to increase swim lesson fees at the Neptune Park Pool and Selden Park Pool.  (FC Vote: 3-0) LINK

 

19.       Approved the renewal of the Concession License Agreement with Cap Fendig d/b/a Cap’s Place at the Neptune Park Concession Facility in the total amount of $7,500 to be received in 3 installments of $2,500 on March 1, 2012, June 1, 2012, and July 1, 2012, subject to him providing all the check-list items prior to operating this concession facility.  (FC Vote: 3-0) LINK

 

20.       Approved the three year Memorandum of Agreement with the City of Brunswick and the Joint Water and Sewer Commission (JWSC) for inclusion in the Multi-Jurisdictional Enterprise License Agreement with Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc. (ESRI) for GIS Software thus reducing the cost by $12,000 annually.  (FC Vote: 3-0) LINK

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Sublett and seconded by Commissioner Callaway to approve the consent agenda, with the exception of item 5, which was pulled for discussion. The motion carried unanimously.

 

ITEMS REMOVED FROM THE CONSENT AGENDA FOR DISCUSSION

 

5.         Approve the contract with the Department of Corrections for a work detail from the Bacon Probation Detention Center at a cost of $21,200 for the remainder of FY 13 with funding from the Contingency Fund. (B. Rowell) This item was removed from the consent agenda by Commissioner Sublett.

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Sublett and seconded by Commissioner Callaway to approve the contract, subject to the County Attorney review and approval. The motion carried unanimously.

 

APPOINTMENT

 

21.       Consider the appointment of one (1) applicant to serve on the Glynn County Board of Tax Assessors for the unexpired term of Matt Vigh. The term will end January 17, 2014.

William Strother

Regina Phillips

Don Peterson

Zaida Harris

Ron Stockley

Genevieve Taylor – applicant withdrew application

 

The Board appointed Ms. Zaida Harris to the Glynn County Board of Tax Assessors.

 


GENERAL BUSINESS

 

22.       Consider awarding the bid for two playground systems, including installation, to Miracle Recreation Equipment Company, of Monett, MO, for $293,988 with funding to be provided by SPLOST 4, North Glynn Park; and, authorize the Chairman to sign the HGAC Interlocal Contract for Cooperative Purchasing, as allowed by County Ordinance Section 2-2-13(c) 9.  (FC Vote: 3-0) LINK

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Taylor and seconded by Commissioner Callaway to award the bid for two playground systems and installation to Miracle Recreation Equipment Company for $293,988 with funding to be provided by SPLOST 4, North Glynn Park, and authorize the Chairman to sign the HGAC Interlocal Contract for Cooperative Purchasing.  The motion carried unanimously.

 

23.       Consider acceptance of the proposal for the design of the sewer line extension and approve the contract amendment with IPG in the amount of $87,300 plus $3,200 per lift station, if lift stations are required, with funding to be provided by SPLOST 5 Jail Project.  (FC Vote: 3-0) LINK

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Sublett and seconded by Commissioner Hunt to accept the proposal for the design of the sewer line and extension and approve the contract amendment with IPG for $87,300, plus $3,200 per lift station, if the lift stations are required, with funding provided by SPLOST 5 Jail Project. The motion carried unanimously.

 

24.       Consider adopting a resolution endorsing and recommending to the local legislative delegation to the Georgia General Assembly the passage of amendments to the “Brunswick-Glynn County Joint Water and Sewer Commission Act” of 2006. The amendment would change the short title of the JWSC, extend immunity to the JWSC, add additional citizen members for an appointment process through the Grand Jury, and allow for compensation to members. (C. Taylor)      Link

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Taylor and seconded by Commissioner Callaway to adopt the resolution. The motion carried 6-1 with Commissioner Coleman opposed.  Resolution #R-09-12

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

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

 

Back in Session

 

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

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Callaway and seconded by Commissioner Coleman to approve the minutes of the November 17, 2011, December 15, 2011, December 23, 2011, and January 17, 2012, executive session. The motion carried unanimously.

 

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 6:48 p.m.

 

 

 

                                                                                    ____________________________

Richard Strickland, Chairman

                                                                                    Board of Commissioners

                                                                                    Glynn County , Georgia

Attest:

 

 

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Cindee S. Overstreet, Clerk