MINUTES

SPECIAL MEETING

&

BUDGET HEARING

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

GLYNN COUNTY, GEORGIA

HELD AT THE NEW COURTHOUSE

THURSDAY, JUNE 8, 1999 AT 4:00 PM

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PRESENT:                   Geraldine AGerry@ Robertson Chairperson

David L. Dowdy, Vice Chairperson

Jeff Chapman, Commissioner

Jerome Clark, Commissioner

Thomas B. ATommy@ Clark, Commissioner

Fred E. Tullos, Commissioner     

Henri Woodman, Commissioner

 

ALSO PRESENT:         Rebecca Rowell, Acting County Administrator

Gary Moore, County Attorney

Vanessa D. Mincey, County Clerk

Chief Carl Alexander, Police Department

 

                                                SPECIAL MEETING

 

INVOCATION AND PLEDGE

 

1.                  Consider appointment of an individual to serve as acting County Administrator .

 

Chairman Robertson nominates Ms. Rebecca Rowell to serve as Acting Administrator.

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Dowdy, seconded by Commissioner Chapman to adjourn to Executive Session to discuss a matter regarding personnel.  Motion fail for lack of receiving a majority of the votes with Commissioner Dowdy, Commissioner Chapman, and Commissioner Woodman in favor and Chairman Robertson, Commissioner Jerome Clark, Commissioner Tommy Clark, and Commissioner Tullos opposed.

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Tommy Clark to appoint Ms. Rebecca Rowell as Acting Administrator.

 

After brief discussion Commissioner Tommy Clark withdraws his motion at this time.

 

Commissioner Dowdy nominated Mr. Charles Lewis for consideration to serve as Acting Administrator.

 

            Having received a majority vote of 5-2 Ms. Rebecca Rowell is appointed to serve as Acting Administrator with a 5% salary increase for assuming the additional duties for the duration of the appointment effective immediately with Chairman Robertson, Commissioner Jerome Clark, Commissioner Tommy Clark, Commissioner Tullos, and Commissioner Woodman voting for Ms. Rowell and Commissioner Dowdy and Commissioner Chapman voting for Mr. Charles Lewis.

 


 

After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Dowdy, seconded by Commissioner Tommy Clark to accept Mr. Charles Lewis= assistance with the budget preparation.

 

After consulting with Mr. Lewis regarding his previous offer and his indication of being unable to spend very much time on it Commissioner Dowdy withdrew his motion with Commissioner Tommy Clark withdrawing his second.

 

2.                  Consider amendment to the County=s existing check signing policy.

 

After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Tommy Clark, seconded by Commissioner Tullos approve the above referenced amendment that any office that=s authorized to write checks that if a duly appointed temporary office holder or acting person in that capacity is validly serving, they would have the same authority.   Unanimously approved             

 

3.                  Consider proposed job announcement for the position of County Administrator.

 

After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Dowdy, seconded by Commissioner Jerome Clark to approve the proposed job announcement with the position posting advertising included in the NACo newsletter.  Unanimously approved

 

4.                  Reconsideration Georgia Department of Natural Resources Altamaha Park Canoe trail grant.

 

Because this item was not previously printed on the published agenda a motion was made by Commissioner Tommy Clark, seconded by Commissioner Jerome Clark to consider the above referenced item as provided in Glynn County Ordinance 2-2-4 (b).  Unanimously approved

 

After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Tommy Clark, seconded by Commissioner Jerome Clark to rescind the Board=s April 15, 1999 action which declined acceptance of the  Altamaha Regional Park recreation grant in the amount of $100,000.00.  Unanimously approved

 

After further discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Tommy Clark, seconded by Commissioner Jerome Clark to go forward with the proposed grant application for the Altamaha Park.  Unanimously approved

 

                                                  BUDGET HEARING AGENDA

 

1.                Introduce the Team Concept for major projects.

 

2.                Introduce the Budget Team

 

C        Phyllis McNicoll, Finance Director

C           Denny Chunn, Budget Analyst

C           Uli Keller, Administrative Analyst

C           Becky Rowell, Personnel Director


 

3.                Overview of Elected Officials= budgets.

 

4.                Elected Officials presentations.

 

5.                Review proposed budget hearing dates and determine departments to be reviewed (Recreation, EQ) - Mr. Keller

 

6.                Thursday=s budget hearing:

 

C        Overview of the complete budget (all funds).

C           Elected Officials not present on Tuesday.

C           Fire Department

 

The above items were given for informational purposes only and required nor received any action from the Board of Commissioners.

 

There being no further business, meeting adourned.

 

 

 

Board of Commissioners

Glynn County, Georgia

 

Attest:

 

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Geraldine Robertson, Chairman

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Vanessa D. Mincey, Clerk