MINUTES

JOINT MEETING BETWEEN

GLYNN COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

CITY OF BRUNSWICK

AND

JEKYLL ISLAND AUTHORITY

TO BE HELD TUESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2000

NEW GLYNN COUNTY COURTHOUSE 701 "H" STREET

2ND FLOOR JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM AT 5:00 PM







PRESENT: Jerome Clark, Commissioner, Glynn County Board of Commissioners

Mayor Bradford S. Brown, City of Brunswick

Jeff Chapman Commissioner, Glynn County Board of Commissioners

David Dowdy, Commissioner, Glynn County Board of Commissioners Geraldine Robertson, Commissioner, Glynn County Board of Commissioners Fred Tullos, Commissioner, Glynn County Board of Commissioners

Henri Woodman, Commissioner, Glynn County Board of Commissioners

Doris Davis, Commissioner, City of Brunswick

Roosevelt Lawrence, Commissioner, City of Brunswick

Harold Jennings, Commissioner, City of Brunswick

ABSENT: Chairman Tommy Clark, Glynn County Board of Commissioners

Jonathan Williams, Commissioner, City of Brunswick



ALSO PRESENT: Roosevelt Harris, City Manager, City of Brunswick

Mark Eckert, County Administrator, Glynn County Board of Commissioners

Bill Donahue, Executive Director, Jekyll Island Authority

Lynn Frye, City Attorney, City of Brunswick

Gary Moore. County Attorney, Glynn County

Georgia Marion, City Clerk, City of Brunswick

Vanessa Mincey, County Clerk, Glynn County Board of Commissioners

Carl Alexander, Police Chief, Glynn County Board of Commissioners

INVOCATION & PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE



POINT OF PRIVILEGE



Introduction of Mr. Ken Brown, new Director of the Joint E-911 Communications Center. (C. Alexander)













This item was moved from its original position on the agenda and addressed at this time.



*6. Discussion regarding Downtown Convention Center. (B Brown)



Informational purposes only. No Board action required nor taken at this time. This item is to be placed on the next joint meeting in January, 2001. During this time there was also brief discussion regarding the location of a new Health Department Building (IHS building located at Altama Avenue, the former Wal-mart/Altama Plaza location). Informational purposes only. No Board action required nor taken at this time.



Board resumes original order of the agenda.



  • Consider an agreement between the City and County relative to the County performing various planning functions for the City. (Follow-up item from 071100 meeting)



Informational purposes only. No Board action required nor taken at this time. This item is to be placed on the Board's 11/16/00 meeting for consideration and approval.



    • Discussion regarding proposed SPLOST 4 Projects Priority List. (R. Harris/SPLOST 4 Team)



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



      • Consider entering into a partnership to prepare and submit a joint RFP to collect Municipal Solid Waste in the City of Brunswick and the unincorporated areas of Glynn County. (M. Eckert)

Informational purposes only. No Board action required nor taken at this time. The City and Jekyll Island are to provide to the County their position in writing by January 31, 2001 regarding participation in the MSW RFP process.



        • Discussion regarding equalization of water/sewer rates between the City of Brunswick and Glynn County.



After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Dowdy, seconded by Commissioner Robertson directing that staff obtain a cost estimate from DMG Maximus to conduct an additional study in conjunction with the current study being conducted for the City and County to address water rate equalization and tax equalization issues between the City and County Motion carries with a vote of 5-0 with Chairman Tommy Clark and Commissioner Tullos absent. The City of Brunswick Commissioners were opposed to this action and did not vote in the affirmative. City of Brunswick Vote was 0-3 with Mayor Brown and Commissioner Williams absent.



          • Discussion regarding HB 1427. (T. Clark)



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



            • Discussion regarding Downtown Convention Center. (B Brown)



This item was addressed earlier in the meeting. See*



There being no further business, meeting adjourned.





Board of Commissioners

Glynn County, Georgia





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Attest: A. Jerome Clark, Vice-Chairman



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Vanessa D. Mincey, County Clerk