MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

GLYNN COUNTY, GEORGIA

HELD AT THE NEW COURTHOUSE

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 7, 2000 AT 5:30 PM



5:30 Meeting - Employee Recognition



Present: Chairman Tommy Clark

Commissioner JeffChapman

Commissioner David Dowdy

Commissioner Fred Tullos

Commissioner Gerry Robertson

Commissioner Henri Woodman



Absent: Vice-Chairman Jerome Clark

Mark Eckert, County Administrator

Gary Moore, County Attorney



Also Present: Carl Alexander, Police Department

Vanessa D. Mincey, County Clerk

Recognition of employees who have completed Fifteen and Twenty years of Service with Glynn County.



6:00 PM Regular Meeting



Present: Chairman Tommy Clark

Commissioner Jerome Clark

Commissioner Chapman

Commissioner Dowdy

Commissioner Tullos

Commissioner Robertson

Commissioner Woodman

Also Present: Mark Eckert, County Administrator

Gary Moore, County Attorney Carl Alexander, Police Department

Vanessa D. Mincey, County Clerk



INVOCATION AND PLEDGE



1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES



(A) Approve Minutes of the Regular Meeting held Thursday, November 16, 2000



After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Jerome Clark seconded by Commissioner Tullos to approve the above referenced minutes, subject to any necessary corrections. Unanimously approved.



    • Approve Minutes of the Special Called Meeting held Monday, November 27, 2000.



After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Jerome Clark seconded by Commissioner Robertson to approve the above referenced minutes, subject to any necessary corrections. Unanimously approved.



2. PUBLIC HEARINGS



(A) Zoning

      • GC-21-00



Consider a request rezone from Conservation Preservation to R-6 One-Family residential, an irregular shaped 11,813.47 square foot parcel of land located northeast of Lot 7 of Thompson Cove Subdivision incorporated into said lot; Subject property further described as being located immediately south of South Point Subdivision and east of the Hendrix Tract (fronting on Demere Road approximately 1,000 feet south of East Beach Causeway.) Ronald and Deborah Bell Property owners. (E. Halbig)



The Board heard from the following person(s)



In Favor



Bob Cunningham, representing the applicants

Ron Bell, applicant



Opposed



Tom Swann, St. Simons Island resident

Tom Lee, representing Mittie Hendrix

After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Jerome Clark, seconded by Commissioner Dowdy to table this issue until the Board's December 21, 2000 meeting to allow the County Attorney an opportunity to research and bring additional information to the Board regarding the issue of a March, 1999 re-subdivision. Unanimously approved.



2. GC-30-00



Consider a request to rezone from R-9 single Family Residential to Freeway Commercial, 6.35 acres known as Lots 3 and 4 of Section "C" Glyndale Subdivision, 6.35 acres fronting 290 feet on the south side of Glyndale Drive, beginning approximately 300 feet east of Highway 341. Kyung Sun Lee, Property owner. (E. Halbig)



The Board heard from the following person(s)



In Favor Opposed



Mike Murrary, agent for the applicant

Kevin Higgins



There being no citizen opposition expressed and after brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Chapman seconded by Commissioner Dowdy to approve the above referenced rezoning application, subject to the following conditions: Unanimously approved as resolution #R-61-00 per #R-06-98 .



* Installation of an 8ft. tall wooden privacy fence along the residential side of the property

* The provision of a 50ft. buffer adjacent along the residential side of the property.

* Limiting use to hotel/motel site.

* Must have site plan approval.

* No lighting allowed the source of which is directly visible to the people on the residential side









3. GC-32-00



Consider a request to rezone from MH Mobile Home Park to R-20 One-Family Residential, 22,647 square feet described as Lots 2 and 19, Block "E" Blythe Beach Subdivision; Property having 75.14 feet of frontage on Beach Drive. Hoke S. Wilder, Property owner. (E. Halbig)



The Board heard from the following person(s)



In Favor



Hoke Wilder, applicant



There being no citizen opposition expressed and after brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Tullos seconded by Commissioner Robertson to approve the above referenced rezoning application. Motion carries with a vote of 6-0 with Commissioner Chapman out of the room. Approved as resolution #R-70-00 per #R-06-98



      • GC-33-00

Consider a request to rezone from HC Highway Commercial to FC Freeway Commercial, 0.909 acres, property described as the southwestern corner of U. S. 17 and U. S. 82, having 202.88 feet frontage on the south side of U. S. 82 and 294.03 feet frontage on the west side of U. S. 17. John Deese, Property owners. (E. Halbig)



The Board heard from the following person(s)



In Favor



Bill Rollerson,



After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Dowdy seconded by Commissioner Jerome Clark to table the above referenced rezoning application to the January 18, 2001 Board meeting. Unanimously approved.















(B) ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE LICENSES



1. Consider the issuance of a 2001 Alcoholic Beverage License to Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar, 177 Altama Connector, Brunswick, GA. LICENSE TO SELL DISTILLED SPIRITS, MALT BEVERAGES AND WINE FOR CONSUMPTION ON PREMISES. SUNDAY SALES PERMITTED (C. Alexander/Occupational Tax)



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



  • Consider the issuance of a 2001 Alcoholic Beverage License to Mudcat Charlie's, 211 Charlie Gibb's Way, Brunswick, GA. LICENSE TO SELL DISTILLED SPIRITS, MALT BEVERAGES AND WINE FOR CONSUMPTION ON PREMISES. SUNDAY SALES. (C. Alexander/Occupational Tax)



There being no citizen opposition 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.



  • Consider the issuance of a 2001 Alcoholic Beverage License to Two Way Fish Camp, 211 Charlie Gibbs Way, Brunswick, GA. LICENSE TO SELL MALT BEVERAGES PACKAGE SALES ONLY NOT FOR CONSUMPTION ON PREMISES. NO SUNDAY SALES. (Occupational Tax)

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



  • Consider the issuance of a 2001 Alcoholic Beverage License to CJ's Italian Restaurant, 405 Mallory Street, St. Simons Island, GA. LICENSE TO SELL DISTILLED SPIRITS, MALT BEVERAGES, AND WINE FOR CONSUMPTION ON PREMISES. SUNDAY SALES PERMITTED. (C. Alexander/Occupational Tax)

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



  • Consider the issuance of a 2001 Alcoholic Beverage License to Friendly Express, Inc., (see location listing in agenda brief book). LICENSE TO SELL MALT BEVERAGES AND WINE PACKAGE SALES NOT FOR CONSUMPTION ON PREMISES. NO SUNDAY SALES. (C. Alexander/Occupational Tax)

There being no citizen opposition 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.



After further discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Dowdy, seconded by Commissioner Jerome Clark to transfer the 2000 Alcoholic Beverage Licenses for those applicants listed in agenda items 2-B (1-5). Motion carries with a vote of 6-0-1 with Chairman Tommy Clark abstaining.



  • Consider the issuance of a 2001 Alcoholic Beverage License to Holiday Inn Brunswick, 5252 New Jesup Highway, Brunswick, GA. LICENSE TO SELL DISTILLED SPIRITS, MALT BEVERAGES AND WINE FOR CONSUMPTION ON PREMISES. SUNDAY SALES PERMITTED. (C. Alexander/Occupational Tax)

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



  • Consider the issuance of a 2001 Alcoholic Beverage License to King & Prince Beach & Golf Resort, 201 Arnold Road, St. Simons Island, GA. LICENSE TO SELL DISTILLED SPIRITS, MALT BEVERAGES AND WINE FOR CONSUMPTION ON PREMISES. SUNDAY SALES PERMITTED. (C. Alexander/Occupational Tax)

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



  • Consider the issuance of a 2001 Alcoholic Beverage License to M & B Liquors, 3220 U. S. Highway 17 S., Brunswick, GA 31520. LICENSE TO SELL DISTILLED SPIRITS, MALT BEVERAGES AND WINE PACKAGE SALES NOT FOR CONSUMPTION ON PREMISES. NO SUNDAY SALES. (C. Alexander/Occupational Tax)

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



  • Consider the issuance of a 2001 Alcoholic Beverage License to Snappy Food 7, 4200 Highway 99, Brunswick, GA/ LICENSE TO SELL MALT BEVERAGES AND WINE PACKAGE SALES NOT FOR CONSUMPTION ON PREMISES. NO SUNDAY SALES. (C. Alexander/Occupational Tax)

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





  • Consider the issuance of a 2001 Alcoholic Beverage License to Winn Dixie #19, 220 Retreat Road, St. Simons Island, GA. LICENSE TO SELL MALT BEVERAGES AND WINE PACKAGE SALES NOT FOR CONSUMPTION ON PREMISES. NO SUNDAY SALES. (C. Alexander/Occupational Tax)

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



  • Consider the issuance of a 2001 Alcoholic Beverage License to Winn Dixie #159, 5420 New Jesup Highway, Brunswick, GA. LICENSE TO SELL MALT BEVERAGES AND WINE PACKAGE SALES NOT FOR CONSUMPTION ON PREMISES. NO SUNDAY SALES. (C. Alexander/Occupational Tax)





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



  • Consider the issuance of a 2001 Alcoholic Beverage Licenses to various businesses of Sea Island Company, Inc., (See listing of businesses as shown in agenda briefing book). (C. Alexander/Occupational Tax)

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



  • Consider renewal of 2001 Alcoholic Beverage Licenses. (Occupational Tax) See attached listing located in Agenda Briefing Book.

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



A motion was made by Commissioner Robertson, seconded by Commissioner Tullos to approve the renewal of 2001 alcoholic beverage license to Rafters with the condition that their be continued monitoring of Rafters. Motion carries with a vote of 4-2-1 with Commissioner Chapman and Commissioner Dowdy opposed and Chairman Tommy Clark abstaining.



  • Consider denying the renewal of a 2001 Alcoholic Beverage License to El Cheapo, 6495 New Jesup Highway, Brunswick, GA 31525. It is the recommendation by Chief Carl Alexander that this renewal be denied. (C. Alexander/Occupational Tax).

A motion was made by Commissioner Dowdy seconded by Commissioner Robertson to deny the renewal of the above referenced alcoholic beverage license. Unanimously approved.









  • Equalization of Water & Sewer Rates



Receive citizen comments regarding the equalization of rates charged by the City of Brunswick for water and sewer service provided to the unincorporated areas of Glynn County. (M. Eckert)



The Board heard from the following person(s)



Mr. S. C. Anderson



After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Tullos seconded by Commissioner Robertson directing the County Administrator to go out for an RFP to hire a professional engineer to study the issue of water rate equalization



After further discussion Commissioner Tullos withdraws his motion with Commissioner Robertson withdrawing her second.



Commissioner Dowdy, seconded by Commissioner Jerome Clark to authorize the County Administrator to select a group of persons who would select the consultant to conduct a study regarding the issue of water rate equalization. Unanimously approved.



(D) Decals on County Vehicles



Receive citizen comments regarding a new state law concerning the display of decals on County vehicles. (U. Keller)

The Board heard from the following person(s)



After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Dowdy seconded by Commissioner Tullos to approve the resolution regarding the display of decals on County vehicles. Unanimously approved as resolution #R-71-00 per #R-06-98



3. APPOINTMENTS

(A) Pension Administration Committee - Non-Management Employees - 1 year term



This item was deferred from the Board's November 16, 2000 meeting.

1. Brenda Pittman, Administrative Employees (currently serving)

2. Glen Bolinger, Public Works Employees (currently serving)

A motion was made by Commissioner Dowdy seconded by Commissioner Jerome Clark to reappoint Brenda Pittman and Glen Bolinger to the another term as member of the Pension Administration Committee representing Administrative Employees and Public Works Employees repectively. Unanimously approved.



(B) Altamaha Regional Park Advisory Board - District 3 and District 4 Appointment - 3 year term.



1. James L. Johns (currently serving)



A motion was made by Commissioner Chapman, seconded by Commissioner Dowdy to reappoint James L. Johns to serve another term of service as a member of the Altamaha Regional Park Advisory Board representing District #4. Unanimously approved.



2 Vernon Lewis (currently serving)



A motion was made by Commissioner Woodman, seconded by Commissioner Dowdy to reappoint Vernon Lewis to serve another term of service as a member of the Altamaha Regional Park Advisory Board representing District #3. Unanimously approved.



4. CONSENT AGENDA - FINANCE COMMITTEE

(A) Approve denial of a request by Mr. Richard Amme for a partial refund of vehicle taxes and decals fees. (Vote: 2-0-0)

(B) Approve the corrections to the 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, and 2000 digests as recommended by the Board of Assessors and/or Chief Appraiser at their October 18, 2000 meeting. (Vote: 2-0-0)

  • Approve the additional amount of $278,389.25 FY00 Encumbrances be carried forward to FY01. (Vote: 2-0-0)

(D) Approve the corrections to the 1996, 1997, 1998, and 2000 digests as recommended by the Board of Assessors and/or Chief Appraiser at their August 4, August 18, and October 6, 2000 meetings with the exception of the Atlanta Gas Light refund to be deferred until notification by the County Attorney. (Vote: 2-0-0)

  • Authorize staff to accept the $20.00 payment for filing fees and file quitclaims for the 1984 and 1985 tax deeds on Parcel #01-00602 at no additional cost to the owner. (Vote: 2-0-0)

(F) Authorize staff to accept the lowest responsive bid of $21,451 from Transource Computers, Phoenix, Arizona, for the purchase of twenty-seven (27) personal computers with funding to be provided by the General Fund. (Vote: 2-0-0)

(G) Authorize staff to issue a Request for Proposal for the purpose of purchasing hardware and software necessary for an integrated public safety communications/records management system for the new Public Safety Complex. The cost of the system is to come from SPLOST #3 ($500,000 to $1,000,000) (Vote: 3-0-0)

(H) Approve amending the current Purchasing Ordinance to require formal bidding when the estimated cost of the project will exceed $50,000.00 and to eliminate the requirement for bidding approval by the Board if the project has been budgeted. (Vote: 3-0-0) Approved as ordinance amendment #O-2000-22 per #R-06-98.

(I) Authorize staff to enter into negotiations with SpectraShield in order to let a long term, sole source contract to rehabilitate the County's manholes. Funding will come from the Water and Sewer Manhole Rehabilitation Budget. (Vote: 3-0-0)

(J) Award the bid for the 12" Altamaha water line relocation to Denny Thrift Construction in the amount of $42,787.55 with funding coming from the Mainland North FY01 budget. (Vote: 3-0-0)

(K) Authorize entering into an agreement with Southport Group LLC to upgrade its water system to County specifications. The difference in cost will be paid by the Water & Sewer Capital Projects Fund (water expansion) in an amount not to exceed $20,000.00. (Vote: 3-0-0)

(L) Approve Change Order #1 for the construction of Lift Station #1 with funding coming from the St. Simons Island Water & Sewer Fund fund balance. (Vote: 3-0-0)

(M) Award the bid for thirteen (13) pursuit vehicles, (six of which are fully equipped), to Brannen Motors, Unadilla, GA, in the amount of $334,673 with funding for the vehicles to be provided by the Police Department Capital Budget in the General Fund in amount of $269,295 and the funding for vehicle equipment to be provided by the 1999 and 2000 Law Enforcement Block Grant in the amounts of $29,678 and $35,700, respectively. (Vote: 3-0-0)



(N) Award the bid for the rehabilitation of the St. Simons Island WWTP to AquaSouth Construction, Inc., in the amount of $1,674,170.00 with the balance of the unbudgeted amount of $264,170.00 to come from the SSI Water and Sewer Capital Fund fund balance. (Vote: 3-0-0)

A motion was made by Commissioner Dowdy seconded by Commissioner Jerome Clark to approve the above referenced Consent Agenda Items with the exception of item 4 (M) which was pulled for discussion. Unanimously approved.

ITEMS PULLED FOR FINANCE CONSENT AGENDA FOR DISCUSSION

4. CONSENT AGENDA FINANCE COMMITTEE

(M) Award the bid for thirteen (13) pursuit vehicles, (six of which are fully equipped), to Brannen Motors, Unadilla, GA, in the amount of $334,673 with funding for the vehicles to be provided by the Police Department Capital Budget in the General Fund in amount of $269,295 and the funding for vehicle equipment to be provided by the 1999 and 2000 Law Enforcement Block Grant in the amounts of $29,678 and $35,700, respectively. (Vote: 3-0-0)

A motion to was made by Commissioner Chapman, seconded by Commissioner Tullos to award the bid for thirteen (13) pursuit vehicles, (six of which are fully equipped), to Brannen Motors, Unadilla, GA, in the amount of $334,673 with funding for the vehicles to be provided by the Police Department Capital Budget in the General Fund in amount of $269,295 and the funding for vehicle equipment to be provided by the 1999 and 2000 Law Enforcement Block Grant in the amounts of $29,678 and $35,700, respectively. Unanimously approved.

5. ITEMS REFERRED FROM FINANCE COMMITTEE

    • Recommend to provide Superior Court Judge Blenn Taylor, Jr. with 70% of his current supplement pay after his retirement and direct staff to make recommendations on remaining senior judges at the next Finance Committee Meeting. (Vote: 3-0-0)

At the request of Finance Committee Chairman Fred Tullos, this item was pulled from the agenda and requires no Board action at this time.

(B) Recommend authorizing staff to go directly to the Board of Commissioners on December 7, 2000, to consider and award the bid for Ballard and Mallory Parks concession/restroom facilities with funding to be provided by the SPLOST #3 Fund. (Vote: 3-0-0)

After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Chapman seconded by Commissioner Dowdy to award the bid to Webster Construction Company, with an increase of $5,000 that will facilitate the project's completion in 120 days. The total cost would be increased to $388,504.00. This would provide for the timely construction of the Ballard and Mallory Conceessions/Field Houses to coincide with the opening of the baseball/softball season. Unanimously approved.

GENERAL BUSINESS

  • Letter of Credit No 2274 for Ridgewood Plantation, Phase II-A, Brunswick, Georgia. LOC Amount $2,000.00. (L. Sutton)

After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Dowdy seconded by Commissioner Tullos to extend the above referenced letter of credit in the amount of $2,000.00 for a period of ninety (90) days. Unanimously approved.

  • Consider approval of the Final Plat for Ibis Cove a 12 lot subdivision consisting 2.416 acres. (L. Sutton)

A motion was made by Commissioner Jerome Clark seconded by Commissioner Tullos to approve the Final Plat entitled "Final Plat of Ibis Cove", with the exception of the acceptance of George Lotson Avenue, subject to the County Attorney's approval of the deed, as to form, and subject to the developer providing an irrevocable letter of credit in the amount of $1,000.00. Motion carries with a vote of 6-1 with Chairman Tommy Clark opposed

  • Consider approval of the Final Plat for Golden Isles Place a 3 lot subdivision consisting of 10.8332 acres. (L. Sutton)

A motion was made by Commissioner Tullos seconded by Commissioner Jerome Clark to approve the Final Plat entitled "Final Plat of Golden Isles Place Subdivision", subject to the developer providing an irrevocable letter of credit in the amount of $6,200.00. Unanimously approved.

  • Consider approval of the Final Plat for Rowantree Subdivision a 36 lot subdivision. (L. Sutton)

A motion was made by Commissioner Robertson seconded by Commissioner Tullos to approve the Final Plat entitled "Final Subdivision Plat of Rowantree St. Simons, 25th District, G. M., Glynn County, Georgia", subject to the County Attorney's approval of the deeds as to form and subject to the developer providing an irrevocable letter of credit in the amount of $4,000.00. Unanimously approved.





  • Consider approval of the Final Plat for Settler's Hammock a 22 lot subdivision consisting of 9.356 acres. (L. Sutton)

A motion was made by Commissioner Tullos seconded by Commissioner Jerome Clark to approve the Final Plat entitled "Final Plat of Settler's Hammock", subject to the County Attorney's approval of the deeds as to form and subject to the developer providing an irrevocable letter of credit in the amount of $21,500.00. Unanimously approved.

  • Consider a request for a variance to place two directional signs on adjoining properties for lodging facilities located in the Gateway Center at the intersection of Spur 25 and Jetport Road. (D. Dowdy)

After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Dowdy seconded by Commissioner Tullos to approve the request for a variance to allow the off-premises sign under Section 806.a of the Glynn County Zoning Ordinance and instruct applicant to submit sign requests, including locations and dimensions, for review by the Branigar Organization, prior to issuing a sign permit. Unanimously approved.

  • -Discussion regarding and amendment to the Glynn County Zoning Ordinance, Section 803.5.3 Fluttering Ribbons and Banner that would increase the maximum time limitation for their display. (J. Chapman)

After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Chapman seconded by Commissioner Dowdy to send to the Planning Commission for reviewing relative a to change the Glynn County Zoning Ordinance regarding the issuance of a twelve (12) month permit for fluttering ribbons and banners and recommendations regarding at 14 day intervals and the applicable penalties for having it displayed in an abnormal or fatigued manner. Motion fails for lack of receiving a majority vote. Vote: 3-4 with Commissioner Dowdy, Chairman Tommy Clark and Commissioner Chapman in favor and Commissioner Woodman, Commissioner Jerome Clark, Commissioner Tullos and Commissioner Robertson opposed.

  • Consider amending the Glynn County Zoning Ordinance to allow medical hardship mobile homes in Forest Agricultural Districts and to allow for additional renewal periods on such permits. (H. Woodman)

After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Tullos seconded by Commissioner Jerome Clark to send to the Planning Commission for its review and recommendations the above referenced ordinance amendment to allow additional renewal periods on a medical hardship permit in sections 701.4 and 702.4, to change section 704.3 to allow for medical hardship mobile homes to be located in a Forest Agricultural District. Unanimously approved.

  • Consider the issuance of a revocable permit to construct a masonry wall on 34th Street right-of-way, Cottage 505, Sea Island, Georgia. Thomas Gossage, applicant. (E. Carter) (This item was deferred from the Board's November 2, 2000 meeting.

After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Dowdy seconded by Commissioner Jerome Clark to approve the issuance of the above referenced revocable permit. Motion carries with a vote of 6-1 with Commissioner Robertson opposed.

  • Consider a request to move a residence from 664 Scranton Road to 880 Peter King Road, Riceboro, Georgia. Hughes House Movers, applicant. (E. Carter)

After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Chapman seconded by Commissioner Dowdy to approve the above application to move a residence, subject to the signing off of all relative agencies and the hiring of off duty police officers to assist with traffic control. Unanimously approved.

  • Consider a request from Bicycle Ride Across Georgia (BRAG) to use Neptune Park and the bandstand area on Saturday, June 23, 2001 to celebrate the completion of their annual ride across Georgia. (G. Robertson)

At the request of Commissioner Robertson this item has been deferred to the Board December 21, 2000 meeting and requires no Board action at this time.

  • Discussion regarding the possession and consumption of intoxicating beverages on public streets and sidewalks in Glynn County. (J. Chapman)

After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Chapman seconded by Commissioner Dowdy directing the County Attorney to prepare an ordinance amendment that would prohibit the possession and consumption of intoxicating beverages on public streets and sidewalks in Glynn County. Unanimously approved.

  • Consider designating Tuesday, December 26, 2000 an additional holiday for County employees and to pay overtime to those who do have to work (fire, police, etc.). (F. Tullos)

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









19. EXECUTIVE SESSION

A motion was made by Commissioner Chapman seconded by Commissioner Robertson to adjourn to Executive Session to discuss issues relative to personnel and pending/potential litigation. Unanimously approved.

Back in Regular Session.

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



There being no further business, meeting adjourned.



Board of Commissioners

Glynn County, Georgia



______________________________

Tommy Clark, Chairman

Attest:



_____________________________

Vanessa D. Mincey, County Clerk