MINUTES

JOINT MEETING BETWEEN

GLYNN COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

CITY OF BRUNSWICK

AND

JEKYLL ISLAND AUTHORITY

HELD TUESDAY, MAY 2, 2000

NEW GLYNN COUNTY COURTHOUSE

2ND FLOOR JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM 5:00 PM



PRESENT: Chairman Tommy Clark, Glynn County Board of Commissioners

Mayor Brad Brown, City of Brunswick

Commissioner Jerome Clark, Glynn County Board of Commissioners

Commissioner Roosevelt Lawrence, City of Brunswick

Commissioner Jeff Chapman, Glynn County Board of Commissioners

Commissioner Jonathan Williams, City of Brunswick

Commissioner David Dowdy, Glynn County Board of Commissioners

Commissioner Fred Tullos, Glynn County Board of Commissioners

Commissioner Henri Woodman, Glynn County Board of Commissioners



ABSENT: Commissioner Gerry Robertson, Glynn County Board of Commissioners

Commissioner Doris Davis, City of Brunswick

Commissioner Harold Jennings, City of Brunswick

Georgia Marion, City Clerk, City of Brunswick



ALSO PRESENT: Mark Eckert, County Administrator

Roosevelt Harris, City Manager

Bill Donahue, Executive Director, Jekyll Island Authority

Gary Moore, County Attorney

Lynn Frye, City Attorney

Chief Carl Alexander, County Police

Chief T. C. Cowan, City Police

Vanessa D. Mincey, County Clerk



INVOCATION & PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE



  • Discussion regarding HB 1427. (T. Clark)



After brief discussion, a motion was made by Commissioner Woodman, seconded by Commissioner Jerome Clark directing the committee, (Chairman Tommy Clark, Mayor Brad Brown and Bill Donahue, JIA director) to continue negotiations with Jekyll Island regarding H. B. 1427 issues, LOST & SPLOST Tax and the possible



creation of Jekyll Island as a Special District and make a list of those issues in which compromise needs to be reached. All City and County Commissioners are to be notified of meeting dates in the event any of them wish to attend, subject to proper advertising and media notification. These negotiations are to continue until December 31, 2000. Motion carries with a vote of 6-0 with Commissioner Robertson absent. It was the consensus of the City of Brunswick to adopt the aforementioned action. Motion carries with a vote of 3-0 with Commissioner Doris Davis and Commissioner Harold Jennings absent.

2. Consider awarding the contract for Service Delivery Strategy Study. (Mayor Brown & County Commission)



After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Tullos, seconded by Commissioner Chapman to accept the recommended proportion of costs and award the proposal for the Service Delivery Strategy Study to DMG -Maximus to begin the study as soon as possible. After further discussion Commissioner Tullos amends his motion to include the Purchasing Agents request to negotiate the Interim and Final Report costs. Commissioner Chapman as seconder approves the amendment. Motion carries with a vote of 6-0 with Commissioner Robertson absent. It was the consensus of the City of Brunswick to adopt the aforementioned action. Motion carries with a vote of 3-0 with Commissioner Doris Davis and Commissioner Harold Jennings absent.

Task Service Functions Proposed County FY 98/99 City FY 98/99 County's City's

Price Operating Costs Operating Costs Proportionate Proportionate

Costs Costs


1. Police $22,000.00 $5,151,500.00 $4,030,341.00 $12,343.17 $9,656.83

3. Occupation Licenses $9,000.00 $74,300.00 $30,64.00 $6,371.97 $2,628.03

4. Building Inspection $10,000.00 $385,700.00 $88,18.00 $8,140.26 $1,859.74

5. Recreation $16,000.00 $2,791,100.00 $870857.00 $12,195.01 $3,804.99

6. Tax Collection $9,000.00 $767,100.00 $30,644.00 $8,654.28 $345.72

7. Purchasing $9,000.00 $103,700.00 $45,375.00 $6,245.42 $2,754.48

8. Interim Report $10,000.00 $6,543.42 $3,546.58

10. Final Report $10,000.00 $6,543.42 $3,546.58



*Non-negotiated Price: $95,000.00 $9,273,400.00 $5,096,339.00 $66,857.05 $28,142.95

* County Purchasing Agent to negociate these prices



After brief discussion staff was directed to place the following item on the next meeting agenda of the respective Boards.



Study the feasibility of pumping sewage from St. Simons Island treatment plant to the City's Academy Creek Treatment Facility.





  • Report regarding intergovernmental agreement for capital improvements. (R. Harris)



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



  • Presentation regarding problems associated with City/County addressing followed by discussion of the following related issues: (County Staff)
  • County GIS Department responsible for issuance of all addresses in the City and County.



  • City and County to adopt identical ordinance relative to addressing



After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Tullos, seconded by Commissioner Dowdy directing staff to draft an ordinance to be reviewed and adopted by both governing authorities regarding addressing in the City and the County. At that time a determination will be made as to which entity would be responsible for the issuing of addresses in the City and County. Motion carries with a vote of 6-0 with Commissioner Robertson absent. It was the consensus of the City of Brunswick to adopt the aforementioned action. Motion carries with a vote of 3-0 with Commissioner Doris Davis and Commissioner Harold Jennings absent.



  • Discussion regarding out-of-state seafood companies locating in Glynn County. (D. Dowdy)

The Board heard from the following person(s)



William Lewis, Lewis Seafood Company.

Discussion only. No Board action required nor taken at this time.



  • Discussion of Health Department/Gateway Building as a future site for Convention/Hotel Complex. (B. Brown)



Discussion only. No Board action required nor taken at this time. This item is to be placed on the next joint meeting agenda for discussion.



There being no further business to discuss, meeting adjourned.

Board of Commissioners

Attest: Glynn County, Georgia



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Vanessa D. Mincey, County Clerk Tommy Clark, Chairman