MINUTES

JOINT MEETING BETWEEN

GLYNN COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

AND

CITY OF BRUNSWICK

HELD TUESDAY, APRIL 6, 1999

GLYNN COUNTY COURTHOUSE

2ND FLOOR JURY ASSEMBLY ROOM AT 5:00 PM

 

PRESENT                     Gerry Robertson, Chairman, Board of Commissioners

Mayor, Brad Brown, City of Brunswick

David Dowdy, Commissioner, Board of Commissioners

Jeff Chapman, Commissioner, Board of Commissioners

A. Jerome Clark, Commissioner, Board of Commissioners

Tommy Clark, Commissioner, Board of Commissioners

Fred Tullos, Commissioner, Board of Commissioners

Henri Woodman, Commissioner, Board of Commissioners

Roosevelt Lawrence, Mayor Pro-Tem, City of Brunswick

Doris Davis, Commissioner, City of Brunswick

Harold Jennings, City of Brunswick

Jonathan Williams, City of Brunswick

 

ALSO PRESENT:         Lee Gilmour, County Administrator, Board of Commissioners Roosevelt Harris, City Manager, City of Brunswick

Gary Moore, County Attorney, Board of Commissioners

Lynn Frye, City Attorney, City of Brunswick

Commander Jim Nazzrie, Glynn County Police Department

T. C. Cowan, City of Brunswick Police Chief

Vanessa Mincey, County Clerk

Georgia Marion, City Clerk

 

INVOCATION & PLEDGE

 

1.                  DEFERRED FROM 3/9/99 JOINT MEETING CITY OF BRUNSWICK ISSUES

 

(A)      Review and discussion of equalization of water rates in unincorporated area of the County.

 

Presentation from Mr. Bill Powell, Water & Sewer Director, City of Brunswick, relative to the establishment of water rates.

 

 

After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Tommy Clark, seconded by Commissioner Jerome Clark directing the City and County Attorney=s, with assistance from the City Manager and County Administrator to come up with recommendations regarding this issue that are adequate to satisfy the contents of the law and present those recommendations at the May 4, 1999 joint meeting.  Unanimously approved.

 

The City concurred with the County=s action regarding this matter.

 

(B)    Review and discussion of use of General Fund maintenance and operation millage by the County.

 

After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Tommy Clark, seconded by Commissioner Dowdy directing the Mayor, Commission Chairman, along with the City Manager and County Administrator, and any other pertinent personnel that could provide data base information and conduct further research regarding the issue of the General Fund maintenance and operation millage by the County and present those findings at the May 4, 1999 joint commission meeting.

 

The City concurred with the County=s action regarding this matter.

 

2.                DEFERRED FROM 3/9/99 JOINT MEETING GLYNN COUNTY ISSUES

 

Review and discussion of establishment of a joint public safety communications department.

 

After brief discussion a motion was made by Chairperson Robertson (as presented by City Commissioner Harold Jennings), seconded by Commissioner Tommy Clark to approve the establishment of a joint public safety communications department as recommended.  Unanimously approved.  (As to the City of Brunswick=s position regarding this issue, Commissioner Roosevelt Lawrence was opposed.)

 

3.                Other issues

 

(A)    Other City issues/concerns

 

1.      Discussion regarding fees relative to the housing of City prisoners in the County jail/detention center.  Informational purposes only.  No action required nor taken by either Board at this time. 

 


2.      Request the County consider as part of its upcoming fiscal year budget process, the locating of two (2) County employee=s at the three (3) cemeteries located within the City.  Chairman Robertson commented the issue would be taken into consideration.  Informational purposes only.  No action required nor taken by either Board at this time. 

 

(B)    Other County issues/concerns.

 

None discussed at this time.

 

There being no further business a motion was made by Mayor Brown, seconded by Commissioner Chapman.

 

 

Board of Commissioners

Glynn County, Georgia

 

Attest:

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Geraldine Robertson, Chairman

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Vanessa D. Mincey, Clerk