MINUTES

WORK SESSION

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

GLYNN COUNTY, GEORGIA

HELD AT THE NEW COURTHOUSE

THURSDAY, JUNE 1, 2000 AT 6:00 PM



PRESENT: Chairman Tommy Clark

Commissioner Jeff Chapman

Commissioner David Dowdy

Commissioner Gerry Robertson

Commissioner Fred Tullos

Commissioner Henri Woodman



ALSO PRESENT: Mark Eckert, County Administrator

Vanessa D. Mincey, County Clerk



ABSENT: Commissioner Jerome Clark

Gary Moore, County Attorney



5:00 PM WORK SESSION

Discussion regarding FY 00/01 Budget



Consider the following proposed increases in Employee Health Care Contribution.



1. Increase in "Employee Only" coverage to $2.50 per week.



2. Increase in "Employee and 1 to 2 dependants" coverage to $27.50 per week.



3. Increase in "Employee and 3 + Dependants" coverage to $32.50 per week.



POINT OF PRIVILEGE



A request from Commissioner Dowdy for a point of privilege to read a letter addressed to the Board of Commissioners from County Employees.



After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Dowdy, seconded by Chairman Tommy Clark recommending that the employee health care contribution not be increased. Motion fails for lack of receiving a majority vote. Vote: 2-4 with



Commissioner Dowdy and Chairman Tommy Clark in favor and Commissioner Chapman, Commissioner Robertson, Commissioner Tullos and Commissioner Woodman opposed. Commissioner Jerome Clark absent.



After further discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Robertson, seconded by Commissioner Tullos to accept the proposed increase to the employee health care contribution as outlined. Motion carries with a vote of 4-2 with Commissioner Robertson, Commissioner Tullos, Commissioner Chapman and Commissioner Woodman in favor, and Commissioner Dowdy and Chairman Tommy Clark opposed. Commissioner Jerome Clark absent.



1. Increase in "Employee Only" coverage to $2.50 per week.



2. Increase in "Employee and 1 to 2 dependants" coverage to $27.50 per week.



3. Increase in "Employee and 3 + Dependants" coverage to $32.50 per week.



(B) Discussion regarding FY 00/01 Recommended Revenue Budget.



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



There being no further business, meeting adjourned



6:00 PM REGULAR MEETING


PRESENT: Chairman Tommy Clark

Commissioner Jerome Clark

Commissioner Jeff Chapman

Commissioner David Dowdy

Commissioner Gerry Robertson

Commissioner Fred Tullos

Commissioner Henri Woodman



ALSO PRESENT: Mark Eckert, County Administrator

Gary Moore, County Attorney

Vanessa D. Mincey, County Clerk

Captain Bob Pittman, Glynn County Police Dept.



 

INVOCATION AND PLEDGE



1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES



(A) Approve Minutes of the Regular Meeting held Thursday, May 18, 2000



A motion was made by Commissioner Tullos seconded by Commissioner Robertson to approve the above referenced minutes subject to any necessary corrections. Unanimously approved.



(B) Approve Minutes of the Work Session held Wednesday, May 10, 2000



No action was taken on the above referenced item at this time.



(C) Approve Minutes of the Work Session held Tuesday, May 23, 2000.



A motion was made by Commissioner Dowdy seconded by Commissioner Woodman to approve the above referenced minutes subject to any necessary corrections. Unanimously approved.



2. PROCLAMATIONS



A Proclamation declaring Thursday, June 1, 2000 as "William "Buck" Crosby Day" in Glynn County. (J. Clark)

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



POINT OF PRIVILEGE

(B) Approve Minutes of the Work Session held Wednesday, May 10, 2000



A motion was made by Commissioner Dowdy seconded by Commissioner Woodman to approve the above referenced minutes subject to any necessary corrections. Motion carries with a vote of 5-0-2 with Commissioner Jerome Clark and Chairman Tommy Clark abstaining.



PUBLIC HEARINGS



(A) Zoning



SUP-5-00



Request for a Special Use Permit for the location of a Telecommunication Tower in Forest Agricultural and Highway Commercial, 27.307 acres fronting 644.93 feet on the south side of Highway 99, beginning 1,848.46 feet east of Highway 341. Micro Technology Southeast, applicant. (C. Taylor)

This item originally appeared on the 05/18/00 agenda. At the request of the applicant it is placed on this agenda for reconsideration.



The Board heard from the following person(s)



In Favor Opposed



Gene Caldwell, representing applicant



After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Chapman seconded by Commissioner Dowdy to approve the above referenced Special Use Permit. Motion carries with a vote of 5-0-2 with Commissioner Woodman and Commissioner Tullos abstaining. Approved as resolution #R-35-00 with original filed per #R-06-98.



POINT OF PRIVILEGE



Because of the direct correlation between these items it was the consensus of the Board that items 3-A (2), 3-A (3) and 3-A (4) be consolidated and considered as one item.



2. GC-2-00 B



Consider Amending Sections 301, 617, 708.3, 709.4, 714.3, 717.3, 717.4, 723.5, 723.6, 813.1, 905.1, 1102.5, 1102.6, 1103., 1104., 1005.1, 1402., 1403.1, and 1405. of the Glynn County Zoning Ordinance of Glynn County, Georgia to rename the Glynn County Planning Commission to the Glynn County Mainland Planning & Zoning Commission, to provide for a Glynn County Barrier Island Planning & Zoning Commission and empower them top act in certain circumstances to clarify terms and for other purposes.. (C. Taylor)

SR-1-00



Consider Amending Sections 501 and 701 of the Glynn County Subdivision Regulation, to rename the Glynn County Planning Commission to the Glynn County Mainland Planning & Zoning Commission, to provide for a Glynn County Barrier Island Planning & Zoning Commission. The Glynn County Barrier Island Planning & Zoning Commission shall act only when the issue

to be reviewed or acted upon by the "Planning Commission" which involves only property within Glynn County Planning District 2 and for other purposes.. (C. Taylor)



4. CODE-1-00



Consider Amending the Code of Ordinance, Glynn County, Georgia, Chapter 2-19, Sections 2-19-2, 2-19-3, 2-19-4, 2-19-10, 2-19-14, and 2-19-15 to rename the existing Glynn County Planning Commission to the Glynn County Mainland Planning & Zoning Commission, to state the need for a Glynn County Barrier Island Planning & Zoning Commission, to establish the method for selecting its members and their term of office, to define its duties and powers, to establish that any amendment to this Ordinance (The



Planning Commission Ordinance) be reviewed by the Glynn County Mainland Planning & Zoning Commission and the Glynn County Barrier Island Planning & Zoning Commission, to establish a new effective date of the Planning Commission Ordinance, and for other purposes. (C. Taylor)



The Board heard from the following person(s)



In Favor



Mark Bedner

Jane Johnson

Hendrick Kenzie

Taylor Adams, representing Sea Island & Chamber

Ralph Jensen, representing RUPA

Thomas Swann

Frank Booker/Hooker (sp)

Iris Touw, Planning Commission member, (Statement only. No position)

Opposed



Ed Hulse



After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Robertson seconded by Commissioner Tullos to approve all three ordinance amendment items 3-A (2) GC-2-00 B, 3-A (3) SR-1-00 and 3-A (4) CODE-1-00 collectively.



After further discussion Commissioner Robertson further amends her motion to include the provision that the two planning commission bodies sit down and review section 2-19-10 and come back with a report as to restoring some or all of those powers and how they would work together in practice. Commissioner Tullos as seconder agrees to the amendment



Motion fails for lack of receiving a majority vote. Vote: 3-4 with Commissioner Robertson, Commissioner Tullos and Commissioner Dowdy in favor and Chairman Tommy Clark, Commissioner Chapman, Commissioner Jerome Clark and Commissioner Woodman opposed









5. GC-2-00 C



Consider Amending the Glynn County Zoning Ordinance, Article VIII. Signs, Section 814.5 Signs Attached to Improvement, to provide for an additional sign of two square feet to be attached to business establishments in the St. Simons Village Preservation District, and for other purposes. (C. Taylor)



The Board heard from the following person(s)



In Favor Opposed



None Lee Bledsoe

Tom Swann

S. C. Anderson



After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Tullos seconded by Commissioner Robertson to approve the above referenced ordinance amendment. Motion carries with a vote of 4-3 with Commissioner Tullos, Commissioner Robertson, Commissioner Jerome Clark and Commissioner Dowdy in favor and Commissioner Woodman, Commissioner Chapman and Chairman Tommy Clark opposed. Approved as ordinance amendment #O-2000-13 with original filed per #R-06-98.



6. GC-2-00 D



Consider Amending the Glynn County Zoning Ordinance, Article XI. Amendments, Section 1101. Authority, regarding the time period in which the Glynn County Planning Commission is required to submit report to the Glynn County Board of Commissioners on proposed amendments. (C. Taylor)



The Board heard from the following person(s)



In Favor



Richard Altman, Planning Commission Chair



Opposed



Marilyn Marsh



After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Tullos seconded by Commissioner Jerome Clark to approve the above referenced amendment by adding the following sentence to Section 1101. - Authority. Unanimously approved as ordinance amendment #O-2000-14 with original filed per #R-06-98.



"The sixty (60) days time limit shall begin at the first public hearing of the Planning Commission, after the amendment is sent to the Planning Commission for review."



(B) Alcoholic Beverage Licenses



Consider issuance of a 2000 alcoholic beverage license to Fancy Bluff Food Mart, 7552 Blythe Island Highway, Brunswick, GA. LICENSE TO SELL MALT BEVERAGES PACKAGE SALES ONLY NOT FOR CONSUMPTION ON PREMISES. NO SUNDAY SALES PERMITTED. (Occupational Tax)



There being no citizen response, a motion was made by Commissioner Dowdy seconded by Commissioner Robertson to approve the above referenced alcoholic beverage license. Motion carries with a vote of 6-0-1 with Chairman Tommy Clark abstaining.

(C) Abandonment



At the request of the attorney representing the applicant the following abandonment application was heard by the Board.

*4. Consider applicantion for abandonment of a portion of Ocean Street, between Lots 8, 9, and 10 Block A and Lots 8, 9, and 10 Block B in Arnold Subdivision, St. Simons Island, GA. E. M. Culver, William Downey and Brent & Dolly Thomas, applicants. (J. Bruner)



The Board heard from the following person(s)



In Favor



Jameson Gregg, representing applicants

Bill Downey, applicant

E. M. Culver, applicant

Brent Thomas, applicant



Opposed

Dick Wiederhorn, resident

Tom Lee, representing the King & Prince Villas Association

Jack McIntosh, area resident

Jack Torbit, area resident

Owen Zinnerhour Developer (sp)

Tom Swann, representing RUPA

Bob Harper, area resident

Debra Pullin, representing Ocean Breeze Condo Assoc.

Robert Cunningham, representing Don Gentile

Libby Hogan, area resident

Merridith Trawick, area resident



After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Robertson seconded by Commissioner Woodman to deny the above referenced abandonment application. Motion carries with a vote of 4-3 with Commissioner Robertson, Commissioner Woodman, Chairman Tommy Clark and Commissioner Chapman in favor and Commissioner Jerome Clark, Commissioner Dowdy and Commissioner Tullos opposed.



1. Consider application for abandonment of a portion of an alley between 15th and 16th Street, Block 29, East Beach Subdivision, St. Simons Island, GA. Dan L. Wilcox, applicant. (J. Bruner)



The Board heard from the following person(s)



In Favor

Fleming Martin, representing the applicant.



Opposed



Tom Lee, representing area property owners

Molly Cook, area resident

Merridith Trawick, area resident

After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Robertson seconded by to deny the above referenced abandonment application. Unanimously approved.



2 Consider application for abandonment of a portion of Myrtle Street between Railroad Avenue and Ocean Street, St. Simons Island, GA. Don B. Gentile, applicant. (J. Bruner)





The Board heard from the following person(s)



In Favor



Robert Cunningham, representing Don Gentile

Opposed



Debra Pullin, representing Ocean Breeze Condo Assoc.

Tom Lee, representing area property owners

Carlton Gibson, representing area property owners

Thomas Swann, representing RUPA.

Bill Moore, area resident

Betty Ansing, area resident.



After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Robertson seconded by Commissioner Woodman to deny the above referenced abandonment application. Unanimously approved.



Consider application for abandonment of a portion of Ocean Street, between Lots 6 and 7, Block A and Lots 6 and 7 Block B in Arnold Subdivision, St. Simons Island, GA. Don B. Gentile, applicant. (J. Bruner)



The Board heard from the following person(s)



In Favor Opposed



After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Robertson seconded by Commissioner Woodman to deny the above referenced abandonment application. Unanimously approved.



Consider applicant for abandonment of a portion of Ocean Street, between Lots 8, 9, and 10 Block A and Lots 8, 9, and 10 Block B in Arnold Subdivision, St. Simons Island, GA. E. M. Culver, William Downey and Brent & Dolly Thomas, applicants. (J. Bruner)



*This item was previously addressed by the Board.



POINT OF PRIVILEGE



Because of her resignation from the County as Planning Official, Mr. Dowdy recognizes Ms. Cindy Olness for her dedicated service.







(D) Road Renaming



Consider application for Renaming of a Road - from Crafts Court to Coast Cottage Lane, St. Simons Island, GA. St. Simons Coast Cottages Neighborhood Association, Inc., applicant. (J. Bruner)



The Board heard from the following person(s)



In Favor



Patrick Anderson, representing St. Simons Coast Cottages Neighborhood Assoc.



There being no opposition a motion was made by Commissioner Dowdy seconded by Commissioner Tullos to approve the above application changing the name of the road currently known as Crafts Court to Coast Cottage Lane. Unanimously approved.



Consider application for Renaming of a Road - from Park Way to Clover Marsh Lane, located between Ocean Boulevard and Wood Avenue, St. Simons Island, GA. St. Simons Coast Cottages Neighborhood Association, Inc., applicant. (J. Bruner)

The Board heard from the following person(s)



There being no citizen response in favor or opposed a motion was made by Commissioner Dowdy seconded by Commissioner Jerome Clark to approve the above referenced application changing the name of the road currently known as Park Way to Clover Marsh Lane. Unanimously approved.



(E) Public Hearing - Animal Control Facility



Public hearing regarding the anticipation of awarding a bid for the lease-purchase of a new Animal Control Facility. (R. Guarracino)



The Board heard from the following person(s)



In Favor



Dan Lewis, Animal Control Advisory Board member

Rebecca Kyros, concerned citizen

Dick Wiederhorn



Rose Warren, concerned citizen

Joan Scarborough, concerned citizen

There being no opposition a motion was made by Commissioner Woodman, seconded by Commissioner Dowdy to pay for the Animal Control Facility out of the General Fund fund balance Motion fails for lack of receiving a majority. Vote 2-4 with Commissioner Woodman and Commissioner Dowdy in favor and Chairman Tommy Clark, Commissioner Jerome Clark, Commissioner Chapman, Commissioner Tullos and Commissioner Robertson opposed



* Because of its direct correlation to the above public hearing item, the following was moved from its original designation on the agenda under "Items Deferred From Finance" for Board action at this time.

6. Items Deferred from Finance Committee

Recommend awarding the bid to Lasalle Banks (Duluth, GA), the lowest bidder, who will provide for the construction of the new Animal Control Facility valued at $750,000 with this amount to be repaid at the rate of $168,476.50 per year at an annual interest rate of 6.17% with the County Attorney to negotiate the terms and the conditions of the contract prior to execution by the Board. (Vote: 3-0-0)



After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Tullos seconded by Commissioner Dowdy to award the bid regarding the financing for the construction of the new Animal Control Facility, valued at $750,000.00, to low bidder, Lasalle Banks (Duluth, GA). This amount to be repaid at the rate of $168,4176.50 per year at an annual interest rate of 6.17%. The County Attorney is to negotiate the terms and conditions of the contract prior to execution by the Board with no pre-payment penalties. Unanimously approved.

APPOINTMENTS



Department of Family & Children Services Board - Five (5) Year Term - One (1) Position.

1.* John McEvoy - (currently serving)

2. Audrey Gibbons

3. Mary C. Harris





A motion was made by Commissioner Chapman, seconded by Commissioner Robertson to re-appoint John McEvoy to serve another term as a member of the Department of Family & Children Service Board. Motion carries with a vote of 6-0 with Commissioner Dowdy out of the room.



(B) Glynn County Plumbing Advisory Board - Four (4) Year Term - One (1) Position



Gary Cross - (currently serving)



A motion was made by Commissioner Chapman seconded by Commissioner Jerome Clark to reappoint Mr. Gary Cross to another 4 year term as a member of the Plumbing Advisory Board. Motion carries with a vote of 6-0 with Commissioner Dowdy out of the room.



(C) Building Code of Appeals Board - Four (4) Year Term - One (1) Position



Terry Driggers - (currently serving)



A motion was made by Commissioner Chapman seconded by Commissioner Jerome Clark to reappoint Mr. Terry Driggers to another 4 year term as a member of the Building Code of Appeals Board. Motion carries with a vote of 6-0 Commissioner Dowdy out of the room.



Altamaha Regional Park Advisory Board - Four (4) Year Term - District #1 Appointments



H. Harold Moore - (currently serving)



A motion was made by Chairman Tommy Clark seconded by Commissioner Chapman to reappoint MR. H. Harold Moore to another 4 year term as a member of the Altamaha Regional Park Advisory Board. Motion carries with a vote of 6-0 with Commissioner Dowdy out of the room



Glynn County Animal Control Advisory Board - Two (2) Year Term - Two (2) Positions.

1. David Rice - (currently serving) *

2. Lee Bledsoe - (currently serving)*

3. Lauren Bolin

4. Rebecca Kyros

5. Roy L. Scarbourough

A motion was made by Commissioner Chapman, seconded by Commissioner Robertson to re-appoint Lee Bledsoe to another term as a member of the Animal Control Advisory Board. Motion carries with a vote of 6-0 with Commissioner Dowdy out of the room.



A motion was made by Commissioner Tullos, seconded by Commissioner Jerome Clark to re-appoint David Rice to another term as a member of the Animal Control Advisory Board. Motion carries with a vote of 6-0 with Commissioner Dowdy out of the room



(G) Glynn County Zoning Appeals Board - Four (4) Year Term - Two (2) Positions. (One full term, one unexpired term.)



1. Jay Kaufman - (currently serving)*

2. Lavern A. Carter*

3. Robert Fell

A motion was made by Commissioner Chapman, seconded by Commissioner Jerome Clark to re-appoint Jay Kaufman to another full term as a member of the Zoning Appeals Board. Unanimously approved.



A motion was made by Commissioner Jerome Clark, seconded by Commissioner Chapman to appoint Lavern Carter to fill the unexpired term as a member of the Zoning Appeals Board. Motion carries with a vote of .5-2 with Commissioner Jerome Clark, Commissioner Chapman, Commissioner Woodman, Commissioner Dowdy , Commissioner Tullos in favor and Chairman Tommy Clark and Commissioner Robertson opposed.



(H) Brunswick-Golden Isles Visitors Bureau - One (1) Year Term - Ex Officio Member Appointment.



Commissioner Jeff Chapman (currently serving)



It was the consensus of the Board to reappoint Commissioner Jeff Chapman to serve as the Ex Officio Member of the Brunswick-Golden Isles Visitors Bureau.

5. CONSENT AGENDA



(A) Finance Committee



Deny a request by Ms. Cindy Crowder that $16.43 paid in penalties on tag registrations be refunded. (Vote: 2-0-0)



Approve awarding the bid for Mosquito Control Chemicals to various companies offering the lowest unit price per chemical in an amount not to exceed $138,000.00 with funding provided by the Mosquito Control Program Operating Budget. (Vote: 2-0-0)



Approve the corrections to the 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, and 2000 digest as recommended by the Board of Assessors and/or Chief Appraiser at their April 17, 2000 meeting. (Vote: 2-0-0)



Approve participation with the Development Authority for an amount not to exceed $30,000, for a sewerage pump station, as a part of providing sewer service to the proposed Animal Control site with the funding source for this cost to be the $750,000 project budget, subject to successful contract negotiation and review by the County Attorney. (Vote: 3-0-0)



Approve awarding the bid for Audit Services for the FY2000 County Audit with three extension year options, to the most qualified proposer, Mauldin & Jenkins, Macon, GA, at a not to exceed cost of $48,000.00, with funding to be provided in the Administrative Services Fund FY2001 Budget. (Vote: 3-0-0)



Approve rejecting all bids received on the Frederica/Hamilton Road Sidewalk Project and authorizing staff to re-bid later this year with the construction commencing after Labor Day with funding to be provided by SPLOST 3. (Vote: 3-0-0)



Approve accepting the low bid of $735,647.30 from Littlefield Construction Company and that the Purchasing Agent prepares the contract documents for execution by the Contractor and Chairman, Glynn county Board of Commissioners with funding in the amount of $89,551.69 to be provided by DOT and $646,095.61 is provided by SPLOST 3. (Vote: 3-0-0)



Approve the following action regarding the Coastal Incentive Grant Award from Georgia DNR for Massengale Park. (Vote: 3-0-0)



Approve accepting the $25,000 Coastal Incentive Grant Award from Georgia DNR to help finance Massengale Park Enhancements Phase III.

Authorize the Chairman to execute appropriate contract documents subject to the County Attorney's approval.



Approve the required match of $25,000 with funding to be provided in the FY2001 Budget.

Authorize the County Administrator to expend funds subsequent to the execution of the grant agreement and approve appropriation of funds in the FY01 Budget.

9. Approve the following action regarding the Coastal Incentive Grant Award from Georgia DNR for Altamaha Park Fishing Pier. (Vote: 3-0-0)

Approve accepting the $34,500 Coastal Incentive Grant Award from Georgia DNR to help finance the Altamaha Park Fishing Pier.

Authorize the Chairman to execute appropriate contract documents subject to the County Attorney's approval.

Approve the required match of $35,000 with funding to be provided in the FY2001 Budget.

Authorize the County Administrator to expend funds subsequent to the execution of the grant agreement and approve appropriation of funds in the FY01 Budget.



Approve the following action regarding the Coastal Incentive Grant for development of Hydrological Overlay & Drainage Maintenance Plan.(Vote: 3-0-0)

Approve acceptance of the $50,000 Coastal Incentive Grant for development of Hydrological Overlay & Drainage Maintenance Plan.

Authorize the Chairman to execute the appropriate contract documents subject to the County Attorney's approval.

Approve the required match of $21,200 with funding to be provided in the FY2001 Budget.

Authorize the County Administrator to expend funds subsequent to the execution of the grant agreement and approve appropriation of funds in the FY01 Budget.

Authorize the advertisement of construction bids for the EDA-PAWS project, in conformance with federal EDA requirements and County procurement regulations. (Vote: 3-0-0)

Approve the Joint Delivery of Services Study funding of $64,140.16 be appropriated from the General Fund fund balance. (Vote: 3-0-0)

Authorize staff to execute a contract with DMG-Maximus for a Cost Allocation Plan as soon as possible with $3,400 to be appropriated from the General Fund fund balance and the remaining $9,100 from the reimbursement recently received due to Hurricane Floyd. (Vote: 3-0-0)

14. Approve the following action regarding two (2) emergency power generators for the Water & Sewer Operations. (Vote: 3-0)

Authorize staff to trailer mount two emergency power generators for the Water & Sewer operations.

Authorize staff to purchase two trailers, including generator mounting, from Zabatt, Inc. in the amount of $16,247.12 with funding to be provided by the St. Simons Island Capital Improvements Fund fund balance.

Recommend changing the June Finance Committee Meeting date to June 13, 2000. (Vote: 3-0-0)

Personnel Committee

1. Approve a request from the Personnel Committee to change the effective date of the previously approved employee reclassifications for all affected employees from February 7, 2000 to January 1, 2000. (Vote: 3-0)

2. Approve a request from the Personnel Committee to award workers compensation related contracts to: (Vote 3-0)

(A) HRH Insurance of Savannah as third party administrators for workers compensation claims in the amount of $25,500.00 for year one.

(B) HRH of Savannah to extend the contract with Pat Adams for safety consulting services in the amount of $10,000.00.

(C) Compensation Management Associates to continue the contract for the Zero Accident Program (ZAP) as an incentive for employees to work safely.

3. Consider a request from the Personnel Committee to establish an awards program to recognize employees for their years of service at the request of Commissioner Woodman. (Vote: 3-0)

Consider a request from the Personnel Committee to authorize staff to issue a RFP for Occupational Health Services. (Vote: 3-0)



A motion was made by Commissioner Tullos seconded by Commissioner Robertson to approve the above referenced Consent Agenda with the exception of item 5-A (3)which was pulled for discussion. Unanimously approved.

ITEMS PULLED FROM CONSENT AGENDA FOR DISCUSSION

5. CONSENT AGENDA

(A) Finance Committee

3. Approve the corrections to the 1994, 1995, 1997, 1998, 1999, and 2000 digest as recommended by the Board of Assessors and/or Chief Appraiser at their April 17, 2000 meeting. (Vote: 2-0-0)

After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Tullos, seconded by Commissioner Jerome Clark to approve the above referenced corrections. Motion carries with a vote of 4-3 with Commissioner Chapman, Commissioner Dowdy and Commissioner Robertson opposed.

6. Items Deferred from Finance Committee

Recommend awarding the bid to Lasalle Banks (Duluth, GA), the lowest bidder, who will provide for the construction of the new Animal Control Facility valued at $750,000 with this amount to be repaid at the rate of $168,476.50 per year at an annual interest rate of 6.17% with the County Attorney to negotiate the terms and the conditions of the contract prior to execution by the Board. (Vote: 3-0-0)

*This item was acted upon during the Public Hearing portion of the agenda.

GENERAL BUSINESS

Consider approval of the final plat for Orange Hall, Phase Two. Norman Reu & Associates, Inc., applicant. (D. Scott)

After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Tullos seconded by Commissioner Chapman to approve the final plat application, subject to an irrevocable letter of credit in the amount of $2,500.00 be provided by the developer Unanimously approved.



Consider request from Joe & Karen Clark to move a Jim Walter home from Scranton Road to Buck Swamp Road. (T. Clark/E. Carter)

A motion was made by Commissioner Chapman seconded by Commissioner Robertson to approve the above referenced application to move a house from Scranton Road to Buck Swamp Road. Unanimously approved.

Consider revocable permit application to install slope protection at 5th Street and Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island. (E. Carter)

The Board heard from the following person(s)

Richard Altman, applicant

After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Dowdy seconded by Commissioner Robertson to approve the issuance of a revocable permit to install slope protection at 5th Street and Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island. Unanimously approved.

Consider an amendment to the Glynn County Subdivision Regulations, Section 602.2 (I) to delete requirement that additional right of way be dedicated to Glynn County for the subdivision of land located on a platted right of way which does not meet minimum width requirements. (T. Clark)

After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Chapman seconded by Commissioner Jerome Clark to send the above proposed ordinance amendment to the Planning Commission for review and recommendation. Unanimously approved.

Consider granting a variance for the new Massengale Park Restroom concerning FEMA base flood elevation requirements. (D. Newbern/G. Robertson)

This item was pulled from the agenda. No Board action was required nor taken.

Consider providing a letter of concurrence for the Buckingham Place Church of God regarding their application to the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development to assist with developing twenty (20) rental housing units for low-income elderly persons. (D. Newbern)

After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Chapman seconded by Commissioner Dowdy to send standard letter of concurrence regarding the above referenced request, subject to approval by the County Attorney. Unanimously approved.



*Consider letter to Lonice C. Barrett, DNR Commissioner, regarding beach renourishment project. ( M. Eckert)

After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Dowdy seconded by Commissioner Jerome Clark to approve sending the letter. Unanimously approved.

Discussion regarding improvements for right-hand turns at intersections. (J. Chapman) This item was deferred from the Board's April 6, 2000 meeting.

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

15. Report regarding the feasibility of pumping sewage from St. Simons Island to the City's Academy Creek Treatment facility. (J. Chapman/M. Eckert)

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

16. EXECUTIVE SESSION

A motion was made by Commissioner Dowdy, seconded by Commissioner Robertson to adjourn to Executive Session for the purpose of discussing items of Pending/Potential Litigation. Unanimously approved.

Back in Regular Session

A motion was made by Commissioner Tullos, seconded by Commissioner Jerome Clark to accept the recommendations of the County Attorney. Unanimously approved.

A motion was made by Commissioner Tullos, seconded by Commissioner Jerome Clark to approve the Executive Session Minutes of May 18, 2000. Unanimously approved.

There being no further business, meeting adjourned.

Attest: Board of Commissioners

Glynn County, Georgia

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Vanessa D. Mincey, County Clerk Tommy Clark, Chairman