MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

GLYNN COUNTY, GEORGIA

HELD AT THE NEW GLYNN COUNTY COURTHOUSE

2ND FLOOR JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM

THURSDAY, APRIL 6, 2000 AT 6:00 PM







PRESENT: Thomas B. "Tommy" Clark Chairperson

Jerome Clark, Vice Chairperson

Jeff Chapman, Commissioner

David L. Dowdy, Commissioner

Geraldine "Gerry" Robertson, Commissioner

Fred E. Tullos, Commissioner

Henri Woodman, Commissioner

 

ALSO PRESENT: Mark Eckert, County Administrator

Gary Moore, County Attorney

Vanessa D. Mincey, County Clerk

Chief Carl Alexander, Police Department



INVOCATION AND PLEDGE



1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES



Approve Minutes of the Regular Meeting held Thursday, March 16, 2000



A motion was made by Commissioner Tullos, seconded by Commissioner Robertson to approve the above referenced minutes with any necessary corrections. Motion carries with a vote of 6-0-1 with Commissioner Woodman abstaining.



Approve Minutes of Work Session Luncheon held Wednesday, March 29, 2000.

A motion was made by Commissioner Dowdy, seconded by Commissioner Chapman to approve the above referenced minutes with any necessary corrections. Vote: 3-0-4 with Commissioner Dowdy, Commissioner Chapman and Commissioner Robertson in favor and Chairman Tommy Clark, Commissioner Jerome Clark, Commissioner Woodman and Commissioner Tullos abstaining. Motion fails for lack of receiving a majority vote.







Immediately after the above referenced vote was taken Commissioner Robertson indicated that she abstained her vote changing the vote to 2-0-5 with Commissioner Dowdy and Commissioner Chapman infavor, and Chairman Tommy Clark, Commissioner Jerome Clark, Commissioner Woodman, Commissioner Tullos and Commissioner Robertson abstaining.



Correction of Minutes of the Regular Meeting held February 3, 2000



A motion was made by Commissioner Tullos, seconded by Commissioner Jerome Clark to approve the referenced minutes with any necessary corrections. Unanimously approved.



2. PROCLAMATIONS



(A) Adoption of a Proclamation designating April 15 - 22, 2000 as "Jazz-Up Brunswick and the Golden Isles" Week. (J. Clark)

A motion was made by Commissioner Tullos, seconded by Chairman Tommy Clark to approve the above referenced proclamation. Unanimously approved.



(B) Adoption of a Proclamation proclaiming Glynn County a Relay for Life Community. (T. Clark)



A motion was made by Commissioner Dowdy, seconded by Commissioner Jerome Clark to approve the above referenced proclamation. Unanimously approved.



Adoption of a Proclamation honoring the Celebrate Life Choir. (J. Clark)



A motion was made by Commissioner Jerome Clark, seconded by Commissioner Tullos to approve the above referenced proclamation. Unanimously approved.



3. PUBLIC HEARINGS



(A) Zoning



GC-8-00



Consider request to amend the Planned Development Zoning Text and Master Plan for Hampton Plantation: 6.215 acres (known as Montrose Tract),



fronting 664 feet on the west side of Rice Mill Road and lying immediately south of Hampton Plantation, Phase I and approximately 310 feet north of the Butler Lake Drive and Rice Mill intersection. Tony Thaw, Robert Ussery, property owners. (C. Taylor)



The Board heard from the following person(s)



In Favor



Robert Ussery, representing property owners

There being no opposition a motion was made by Commissioner Robertson, seconded by Commissioner Tullos to approve the above referenced re zoning application subject to the following conditions. Unanimously approved. as resolution #R-17-00 with original filed per #R-06-98.



Planned Development Zoning Text and Master Plan to be amended to state "either/or", but not both land uses, single-family detached patio homes or townhouses, can be developed on the subject property.



If the property is developed as single-family patio homes the property owner will designate 0.696 acres as a buffer area along Rice Mill Road, as shown on plan as "Buffer A:



If property is developed for townhouses, the property owner will designate a buffer area of 1.49 acres consisting of "Buffer A" (0.696) and "Buffer B" which consists of (0.801) acres.



GC-12-00



Consider a request to rezone from Planned Development to General Commercial, 3.69 acres, known as Lot 15, 26 & 27 L. M. Kinstle Subdivision, fronting 399.08 feet on the west side of Scranton Road, 532.74

on the north side of Lansing Street and 199.01 feet on the east side of Toledo Street. LTA Properties of Georgia, L. P., property owners. (C. Taylor)



The Board heard from the following person(s)





In Favor

John A. Kaufman, representing applicants



Opposed

Roland Holmes, adjacent property owner

Melvin Green, adjacent property owner

Carol Henderson, adjacent property owner



After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Chapman, seconded by Commissioner Robertson to approve the above referenced rezoning application subject to the following conditions. Motion carries with a vote of 6-0-1 with Commissioner Tullos abstaining. as resolution #R-18-00 with original filed per #R-06-98.



Lot #15 is removed from consideration and is not part of this rezoning



Ingress/egress restricted to Scranton Road only and shall be constructed to meet the requirements of the Glynn County Engineer.



Thirty foot (30') setbacks will be provided on all property lines abutting single-family residential area



A minimum of forty (40) parking spaces will be provided to serve the facility.



Thirty foot (30') planted screening buffer, with six (6) foot wooden fence provided on all property lines abutting single-family residential.

(B) Alcoholic Beverage License



Consider appeal by Dick's Wings, 1192 Chapel Crossing Road, Brunswick, GA, of the Board of Commissioners failure to issue 2000 Alcoholic Beverage License. LICENSE TO SELL MALT BEVERAGES AND WINE FOR CONSUMPTION ON PREMISES. SUNDAY SALES PERMITTED. (G. Moore)



The Board heard from the following person(s)



In Favor

Grayson Lane, Esq., representing applicant.

Opposed

Billy Olsen,

Steven King

Glen Bolinger

Ernie Tossen (sp)



After brief discussion and calling of the question no action was taken by the Board.

After further discussion and with the passing of the gavel to Vice Chairman Jerome Clark a motion was made by Chairman Tommy Clark, seconded by Commissioner Chapman not rescind the Board's action of its March 2, 2000 meeting regarding this alcoholic beverage license application and to deny the current appeal for the reasons as outlined in the letter to the appellee. Unanimously approved.

(C) Abandonment



Consider application for abandonment of the unopened portion of Georgia Street between Lord Avenue and Butler Street. ( J. Bruner)



The Board heard from the following person(s)



In Favor



Carol Palmatary, representing Mr. D'Amico

Gil McLemore, representing Mr. & Mr. William Caldwell

Bill Ramsuer (sp) adjacent property owner

Dr. Johnny Deen, adjacent property owner

Bill Falen, adjacent property owner

Dr. Phillip McCallaster (sp), adjacent property owner

Cybil D'Amico, spouse of applicant



Opposed



Robert Cunningham, representing Mr. Tom Smoot

William Ligon, representing Mr. Haven Paxton

Ray Andrew, adjacent property owner

Haven Paxton, adjacent property owner





After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Tullos, seconded by Commissioner Robertson to abandon Georgia Street between Lord Avenue and Butler Avenue subject to the following conditions Motion carries with a vote of 5-2 with Commissioner Dowdy and Commissioner Chapman opposed Approved as resolution #R-19-00 with original filed per #R-06-98.



1. A 20' utility easement to be located in such way as to preserve maximum trees.



2. A maximum 50 x 50 quitclaim deed or as much as county's consulting engineer recommends for an area for lift station #1 ASAP after survey.



3. That the Caldwell's provide a 30' easement for access/egress to and from Dr. Deen's residence.



4. Provide temporary construction easement at lift station proposed site and sewer line location consistent with the recommendations of our consulting engineer.



A motion was made by Commissioner Dowdy, seconded by Commissioner Tullos to discuss the following matter relative to the above referenced abandonment. Unanimously approved.



Consider a request that the County enter into an agreement with Mr. and Mrs. Caldwell to allow the County crews immediate access to the property for the purpose of surveying the property for the proposed lift station and the granting of a quit claim deed for the lift station and a construction easement within seven (7) days of the County's delivery of the survey.



A motion was made by Commissioner Tullos, seconded by Commissioner Jerome Clark to approve the above referenced request. Motion carries with a vote of 6-0 with Commissioner Woodman absent.



POINT OF PRIVILEGE



Approval of Minutes



Approve Minutes of Work Session Luncheon held Wednesday, March 29, 2000.



A motion was made by Commissioner Chapman, seconded by Commissioner Dowdy to approve the above referenced minutes with any necessary corrections. Motion carries with a vote of 4-0-1 with Commissioner Jerome Clark abstaining, Commissioner Robertson out of the room and Commissioner Woodman absent.



APPOINTMENTS



(A) Glynn County Planning Commission - District 4 Appointment - Unexpired Term



Ann E. McCormick



A motion was made by Commissioner Chapman seconded by Commissioner Dowdy to appoint Ann McCormick to the District 4 position on the Planning Commission. Motion carries with a vote of 5-0 with Commissioner Robertson out of the room and Commissioner Woodman absent.



(B) Gateway Community Service Board - 2 Positions - (Desired reappointment)



1. Abram Brown

2. Don Hogan



A motion was made by Commissioner Dowdy, seconded by Commissioner Jerome Clark to approve the above reappointments to the Gateway Community Service Board. Motion carries with a vote of 5-0 with Commissioner Robertson out of the room and Commissioner Woodman absent.



5. CONSENT AGENDA

(A) Finance Committee

Approve corrections to the 1997, 1998, and 1999 digest as recommended by the Board of Assessors and/or Chief Appraiser. (Vote: 3-0-0)

2. Approve issuing a quitclaim deed to Mary McGarvey for a tax deed on 1965-1969 taxes. (Vote: 3-0-0)



3. Authorize exercising the 1st option year extension for Termite Control Services with Sunbelt Termite & Pest Control at a renewal cost of $700.00. (Vote: 3-0-0)

4. Approve the shift of $55,000 grant dollars from "landscaping and signage" to "building interior and exterior improvements" within the Coast Guard Station Renovation Grant. (Vote: 3-0-0)



5. Approve the Budget Resolution to revise the FY 1999-2000 Budget. (Vote: 3-0-0) Approved as resolution #R-20-00 per #R-06-98.

6. Approve funding for ARC/INFO version 8 training for GIS staff, not to exceed $5,100.00. (Vote: 3-0-0)

7. Authorize awarding the bid for the purchase of an Emergency Squad to the lowest responsive bidder, Transmed Industries, McDonough, GA, in the amount of $73,795.00. (Vote: 3-0-0)

8. Authorize staff to open the bids for the Coast Guard Station - Exterior/Interior Material Removal before Thursday, April 6, 2000 and allow staff to go directly to the Board of Commissioners on April 6, 2000, to consider acceptance and award of the bid. (Vote: 3-0-0)

9. Approve Change Order #1 with Smith Dalia Architects for the Historical Courthouse Project in the amount $4,709.00. (Vote: 3-0-0)

Authorize staff to issue an IFB (Invitation for Bid) for the purpose of cost comparisons of grounds maintenance services for the Glynn County Courthouse Complex and various neighborhood parks. (Vote: 3-0-0)

11. Authorize awarding the contract to design and build the new gymnasium at Selden Park to the lowest responsive bidder, Randy Parr Construction, Brunswick, GA, in the amount of $926,261.00, with funding from SPLOST #3 pending the Commission's direction on SPLOST #3 allocations. (Vote: 3-0-0)

12. Authorize the Recreation Director to work with the County Attorney to establish a County ordinance for the purpose for charging a $2.00 usage fee that will include a $50.00 fine for all non-county vehicles that park at Massengale and Coast Guard Parks without paying the $2.00 fee and present the proposed ordinance directly to the commission no later than May 18, 2000. (Vote: 3-0-0)



13. Authorize awarding the bid for Windward Drive/ Great Oaks Place Water Line Replacement to the lowest responsive bidder, Thomas Griffin Construction, Savannah, GA, in the amount of $106,302.00 with the shortfall of $16,302.00 to be funded by St. Simons Water & Sewer Capital Improvements Fund fund balance, and authorizing the Purchasing Agent to prepare the contract documents for execution by the contractor and the Chairman. (Vote: 3-0-0)

14. Authorize amending the Purchasing Ordinance to allow the County Administrator to approve acquisitions up to $20,000.00 and that formal bidding not be required for acquisitions expected to cost less than $20,000.00. (Vote: 3-0-0) Approved as resolution #O-2000-06 per #R-06-98.

Authorize staff to purchase two single wheel pitching machines at a total cost of $2,320.00 from Juggs, sole source vendor. (Vote: 3-0-0)

(B) CONSENT AGENDA - GENERAL BUSINESS

Authorize Chairman to sign the Georgia DOT Contract in the amount of $19,268.00, for drainage improvements for Oak Grove Island Road, subject to review by the County Attorney. (Project for emergency repairs and execution of Right-of-Way agreement for Oak Grove Island Road were approved 3/2/00)

A motion was made by Commissioner Tullos, seconded by Commissioner Robertson to approve the above referenced Consent Agenda with the exception of items 5 (A)-6, 5 (A)-8, and 5 (A)-12. Motion carries with a vote of 6-0 with Commissioner Woodman absent.

ITEMS PULLED FROM CONSENT AGENDA FOR DISCUSSION

5. Consent Agenda

(A) Finance Committee

6. Approve funding for ARC/INFO version 8 training for GIS staff, not to exceed $5,100.00. (Vote: 3-0-0)

After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Chapman, seconded by Commissioner Jerome Clark to approve the above funding request, in the amount of $5,100.00, for GIS staff ARC/INFO training. Motion carries with a vote of 6-0 with Commissioner Woodman absent. (Funding to come from General Fund, Fund Balance.)



8. Authorize staff to open the bids for the Coast Guard Station - Exterior/Interior Material Removal before Thursday, April 6, 2000 and allow staff to go directly to the Board of Commissioners on April 6, 2000, to consider acceptance and award of the bid. (Vote: 3-0-0)

After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Tullos, seconded by Commissioner Jerome Clark authorizing staff to award the above referenced bid in the amount $29,550.00 to Owen & Pridgens, Inc., and that the Purchasing Agent issue a purchase order to the contractor. Funding to come from the Public Works Budget as an in-kind match. Motion carries with a vote of 6-0 with Commissioner Woodman absent.

12. Authorize the Recreation Director to work with the County Attorney to establish a County ordinance for the purpose for charging a $2.00 usage fee that will include a $50.00 fine for all non-county vehicles that park at Massengale and Coast Guard Parks without paying the $2.00 fee and present the proposed ordinance directly to the commission no later than May 18, 2000. (Vote: 3-0-0)

A motion was made by Commissioner Dowdy, seconded by Commissioner Chapman to table action on the above referenced item until the Board's April 20, 2000 meeting. Motion carries with a vote of 6-0 with Commissioner Woodman absent.

ITEMS DEFERRED FROM FINANCE COMMITTEE

(A) Recommend approving a rate increase for Ambulance fees from $265.00 and $4.00 per mile to $325.00 and $5.00 per mile effective April 10, 2000. (Vote: 2-1-0)

After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Tullos, seconded by Commissioner Jerome Clark to approve the above referenced rate increase effective April 10, 2000. Motion carries with a vote of 4-2 with Commissioner Dowdy and Commissioner Chapman opposed. Commissioner Woodman absent.

(B) Recommend authorizing the Recreation Director to proceed in establishing a governing ordinance in conjunction with the County Attorney that will allow renters of the new Casino Facility who engage the facility for the purpose of wedding or related celebratory uses to serve wine, champagne and/or beer beverages at their event and present the proposed ordinance directly to the commission no later than May 18, 2000. (Vote: 2-1-0)



After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Chapman seconded by Commissioner Robertson to deny the above referenced request. Motion carries with a vote of 6-0. Commissioner Woodman absent.

(C) Recommend awarding the bid for Lift Station #1 Replacement Project to Douglas Electrical & Plumbing Company, Douglas, GA, in the amount of $1,216,847.85 with the shortfall of $446,847.85 to be funded by St. Simons Water & Sewer Capital Improvements Fund fund balance, authorizing the Purchasing Agent to prepare the contract documents for execution by the contractor and the Chairman, and authorizing the County Administrator to approve any change order that occurs as a result of the change of location. (Vote: 3-0-0)

After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Tullos, seconded by Commissioner Dowdy to approve awarding the bid for Lift Station #1 replacement project to Douglas Electrical & Plumbing Company, Douglas, GA, in the amount of $1,216,847.85 with the shortfall of $446,847.85 to be funded by St. Simons Water & Sewer Capital Improvements Fund fund balance, authorizing the Purchasing Agent to prepare the contract documents for execution by the contractor and the Chairman, and authorizing the County Administrator to approve any change order that occurs as a result of the change of location. Motion carries with a vote of 6-0 with Commissioner Woodman absent.

GENERAL BUSINESS

7. Letter of Credit - Bonds

Letter of Credit - Ridgewood Plantation Phase II; LOC Amount $1,500.00. (C. Taylor)

A motion was made by Commissioner Chapman, seconded by Commissioner Tullos to call the letter of credit in the amount of $1,500.00 upon the County Attorney finding that it is legal to do so. Motion carries with a vote of 6-0 with Commissioner Woodman absent.

Consider application for revocable permit for proposed stabilization project at 5th Street & Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island. (E. Carter)

After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Dowdy, seconded by Commissioner Chapman to table this item to the Board's April 20, 2000 meeting. Motion carries with a vote of 6-0 with Commissioner Woodman absent.

Consider application to move a house from 6670 New Jesup Highway to 884 Floraville Road, Brunswick, GA. (E. Carter)

A motion was made by Commissioner Tullos, seconded by Commissioner Dowdy to approve the above referenced application subject to the following conditions. Motion carries with a vote of 6-0 with Commissioner Woodman absent.

All parties/agencies have signed off on the proposed move.

Applicant to hire off-duty police officer for escort

24 hours notice as defined in application.

*Consider installation of a "Deaf Child in Neighborhood" street sign at 3847 Ogg Avenue. (J. Clark)

A motion was made by Commissioner Tullos, seconded by Commissioner Chapman to authorize the installation of the above referenced sign. Motion carries with a vote of 6-0 with Commissioner Woodman absent.

Consider approval of Final Plat for Laurel Grove Plantation, Phase IV. (C. Olness)

A motion was made by Commissioner Tullos, seconded by Commissioner Jerome Clark to approve the above referenced final plat subject to the developer providing County a letter of credit in the amount of $35,000.00. Motion carries with a vote of 6-0 with Commissioner Woodman absent.

Consider declaring a portion of Knight Industrial Park surplus property and authorize that said property be exposed to auction. (T. Clark)

After brief discussion A motion was made by Commissioner Robertson, seconded by Commissioner Tullos to sell the above referenced property, as is at a price of $10,000.00 per acre, with the reservation that it cannot be used as an auto salvage yard. Motion carries with a vote of 6-0 with Commissioner Woodman absent.

Consider selection of Consulting Engineer, for PAWS Project. (C. Taylor)

After brief discussion A motion was made by Commissioner Chapman, seconded by Commissioner Jerome Clark to select Thomas and Hutton Engineering Co. as the consulting engineer to perform the design work for the EDA PAWS Water/Sewer project; Authorize staff to negotiate with Thomas and Hutton Engineering Co., in an amount not to exceed $186,900, as set forth in the EDA-funded project budget;Authorize Chairperson to sign the contract with Thomas and Hutton Engineering Co. pending the review and approval of the County Attorney; County Commission



selection of Thomas and Hutton Engineering Co. as consulting engineer is contingent on an agreement from the Branigar Organization Inc. that they will fund all amounts to be paid and performance by Glynn County under the contract with Thomas and Hutton Engineering Co., and under the PAWS Economic Development Administration grant. Motion carries with a vote of 6-0 with Commissioner Woodman absent.

Consider the hiring of Mr. Richard Johnston as a Long Range Water Resource Planning consultant for Glynn County with no monetary or benefit compensation other than relevant travel expenses. (G. Robertson)

After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Tullos, seconded by Commissioner Jerome Clark authorizing the hiring of Mr. Richard Johnston as a Long Range Water Resource Planning consultant for Glynn County. Motion carries with a vote of 6-0 with Commissioner Woodman absent. (Funding Source: Program 370/Object 343)

Consider proposed amendment to the Code of Ordinances, Glynn County, Georgia, Chapter 2-13-43 relative to Abandonments. (G. Robertson)

After brief discussion motion was made by Commissioner Chapman, seconded by Commissioner Robertson to approve the above referenced ordinance amendment. Motion carries with a vote of 6-0 with Commissioner Woodman absent. Approved as ordinance amendment #0-2000-07 with original filed per #R-06-98.

Sheriff Wayne Bennett to discuss budget process. (W. Bennett)

At the request of Sheriff Bennett this item has been removed from the agenda and requires no Board action at this time.

Discussion regarding the refunding of property taxes paid by person who have been paying taxes on a portion of the alley located between Brown Drive and St. Simons Elementary School Property. (D. Dowdy) (Deferred from the Board March 16, 2000 Meeting.)

After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Dowdy, seconded by Commissioner Tullos directing staff to do research to identify affected property owners, establish a dollar amount and determine if affected property owners are interest in seeking a refund. Motion carries with a vote of 6-0 with Commissioner Woodman absent.

Discussion regarding certification deficiencies of Tax Assessor Board members Eugene Roberts and Hugh Paladino. (T. Clark)

Informational purposes only. No Board action required nor taken at this time.



Consider holding a hearing to discharge Tax Assessor Board members Eugene Roberts and Hugh Paladino. (J. Chapman)

After brief discussion A motion was made by Commissioner Chapman, seconded by Commissioner Dowdy to discharge the above referenced members from the Board of Tax Assessors Board. members. Motion dies for lack of receiving a majority vote. Vote: 3-3 with Commissioner Chapman, Commissioner Dowdy and Chairman Tommy Clark in favor and, Commissioner Jerome Clark, Commissioner Robertson and Commissioner Tullos opposed. Commissioner Woodman absent.

Consider reduction of the number of members of the Tax Assessors Board from five (5) to three (3). (D. Dowdy) (Deferred from the Board March 16, 2000 Meeting.)

After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Dowdy, seconded by Commissioner Chapman to reduce the number of Tax Assessor Board members from five (5) members to three (3) members.

After further discussion Commissioner Dowdy amends his motion with Commissioner Chapman amending his second to defer this item and item number 19 to the Board's 4-20-00 meeting for discussion. Motion dies for lack of receiving a majority vote. Vote: 3-3 with Commissioner Dowdy, Commissioner Chapman and Chairman Tommy Clark in favor and Commissioner Jerome Clark, Commissioner Robertson and Commissioner Tullos opposed. Commissioner Woodman absent.

Discussion regarding forth coming letter from DNR and the Governor regarding supplemental budget for the funding of sand on St. Simons Beaches. (G. Robertson)

After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Robertson, seconded by Chairman Tommy Clark, authorizing the Chairman to write a letter to the Governor as soon as he receives the DNR letter of conduit/sponsorship, thanking him for the beach re-nourishment sand for St. Simons Island. Motion carries with a vote of 6-0 with Commissioner Woodman absent.

Discussion regarding the development of a customer service response/comment card for all County department who serve citizens. (J. Chapman)

Staff directed to re-implement this program for all County departments who serve citizens.





Discussion regarding the County Noise Ordinance. (J. Chapman)

Informational purposes only. No Board action required nor taken at this time. Staff directed to research issue of an ordinance amendment addressing barking dogs at its 4/20/00 meeting

Discussion regarding COP Program for Glynn County. (J. Chapman)

Informational purposes only. No Board action required nor taken at this time. Staff directed to research issue and present a report at its 5/4/00 meeting.

Discussion regarding improvements for right-hand turns at intersections. (J. Chapman)

Informational purposes only. No Board action required nor taken at this time. Staff directed to research issue and present a report at its 6/1/00 meeting.

Receive the hearing officer's report in the dismissal of Public Works Department Equipment Operator III Brett Clayton. (R. Rowell)

The Board heard from the following person(s)

Report from Rebecca Rowell, Personnel Director

Mr. Wayne Hutcherson, representing appellee

A motion was made by Commissioner Dowdy, seconded by Chairman Tommy Clark to adjourn to Executive Session for discussion of this item regarding personnel. Motion carries with a vote of 6-0 with Commissioner Woodman absent.

Back in Regular Session

A motion was made by Commissioner Chapman, seconded by Commissioner Dowdy to re-instate Mr. Brett Clayton effective April 10, 2000 subject to the following conditions. Motion carries with a vote of 5-1 with Commissioner Tullos opposed. Commissioner Woodman absent.

Probation for a period of six (6) months

Submit to random drug and alcohol testing

Demotion to crew worker with pay reduction

Must participate in and successfully complete Glynn County Employee Assistance Program (EAP).



EXECUTIVE SESSION

A motion was made by Commissioner Dowdy, seconded by Commissioner Robertson to adjourn to Executive Session for the discussion of pending/potential litigation. Motion carries with a vote of 6-0 with Commissioner Woodman absent.

Back in Regular Session

A motion was made by Commissioner Dowdy, seconded by Commissioner Jerome Clark to approve the Execution Session Minutes of the March 16, 2000 meeting. Motion carries with a vote of 6-0 with Commissioner Woodman absent.

There being no further business, meeting adjourned.



Board of Commissioners

Glynn County, Georgia



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Attest: Tommy Clark, Chairman



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Vanessa D. Mincey, County Clerk