MINUTES

SPECIAL MEETING

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

GLYNN COUNTY, GEORGIA

HELD AT THE NEW COURTHOUSE

TUESDAY, AUGUST 31, 1999 AT 4:00 PM

 

 

 

 

PRESENT:                             Geraldine AGerry@ Robertson Chairperson

David L. Dowdy, Vice Chairperson

Jeff Chapman, Commissioner

Jerome Clark, Commissioner

Fred E. Tullos, Commissioner     

Henri Woodman, Commissioner

 

ABSENT:                      Thomas B. ATommy@ Clark, Commissioner

 

ALSO PRESENT:         Rebecca Rowell, Acting County Administrator

Gary Moore, County Attorney

Vanessa D. Mincey, County Clerk

Chief Carl Alexander, Police Department

 

INVOCATION & PLEDGE OF ALLEGENCE

 

 

1.                Reconsider the Board=s August 19, 1999 action rejecting all bids relative to Water/Waste Water Treatment operations.  (J. Chapman)

 

The Board heard from the following person(s):

 

Mr. Uli Keller, Administrative Analyst, Glynn County

Mr. Jim Durham, representing Phillip Utilities

Mr. Gary Mosely, representing United Water, Inc.

Mr. Ralph Guarracino, Glynn County Purchasing Agent

 

After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Dowdy, seconded by Commissioner Chapman to reconsider  the Board=s August 19, 1999 action regarding Water and Sewer department operations (8/19/99 Agenda, General Business item number 15).

 

After further discussion Commissioner Dowdy amends his motion, with Commissioner Chapman amending his second changing the motion to a motion to rescind.  Motion carries with a vote of 4-2 with Commissioner Dowdy, Commissioner Chapman, Commissioner Jerome Clark and Commissioner Tullos voting in favor and Chairman Robertson and Commissioner Woodman opposed.  Commissioner Tommy Clark was absent.

 


 

A motion was made by Commissioner Chapman, seconded by Commissioner Dowdy to accept the recommendations from Hartman and Associates to begin negotiations with Phillip Utilities, the low bidder, for the water & sewer agreement.  Motion carries with a vote of 4-2 with Commissioner Chapman, Commissioner Dowdy, Commissioner Jerome Clark and Commissioner Tullos in favor and Chairman Robertson and Commissioner Woodman opposed.  Commissioner Tommy Clark was absent.

 

After further discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Dowdy, seconded by Commissioner Tullos to rescind the Board=s August 19, 1999 action regarding RFP=s for the Waste Water Treatment Plant facilities.  ((8/19/99 Agenda, General Business item number 15).  Motion carries with a vote of 4-1-1 with Commissioner Dowdy, Commissioner Tullos, Commissioner Chapman and Commissioner Jerome Clark in favor, Commissioner Woodman opposed and Chairman Robertson abstaining.  Commissioner Tommy Clark was absent.

 

1.                  Receive report of bid opening, held August 19, 1999, and other issues regarding Animal Control. (R. Guarricino/R. Rowell)

 

After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Dowdy, seconded by Commissioner Jerome Clark to proceed with the animal control facility. 

 

After further discussion Commissioner Dowdy rescinds his motion with Commissioner Jerome Clark rescinding his second.  Because of the financial inclusion of the animal control facility in the upcoming FY 99-00 budget no further action was taken on this item. 

2.                Report regarding issues relative to Mosquito Control.  (R. Rowell/R. Guarracino)

 

It was the consensus of the to place this item on the Board=s next Special Meeting/Work Session agenda.  No action was required nor taken at this time.

 

3.                  Consider resolution to adopt FY 99 Budget.   (R. Rowell)

 

After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Jerome Clark, seconded by Commissioner Tullos to approve the Glynn County Board of Commissioners FY 99-00 operating budget.  Motion carries with a vote of 6-0 with Commissioner Tommy Clark absent.  Approved as resolution #R-43-99 with the original filed per #R-06-98.

 

4.                  Adoption of the FY 99-00 Millage Rate for Glynn County Board of Commissioners and Glynn County Board of Education.  (R. Rowell/P. McNicoll)

 


 

After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Chapman, seconded by Commissioner Dowdy to approve the FY 99-00 Millage Rate for the Glynn County Board of Commissioners.  Motion carries with a vote of 6-0 with Commissioner Tommy Clark absent.  Approved as resolution #R-41-99 with the original filed per #R-06-98.

 

After further discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Tullos, seconded by Commissioner Jerome Clark to approve the FY 99-00 Millage Rate for the Glynn County Board of Education.  Motion fails for lack of receiving a majority vote.  Vote: 3-2-1 with Commissioner Tullos, Commissioner Jerome Clark, and Commissioner Woodman in favor, Chairman Robertson and Commissioner Dowdy opposed and Commissioner Chapman abstaining.  Commissioner Tommy Clark was absent.

 

After further discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Dowdy, seconded by Commissioner Tullos to approve, under duress, the FY 99-00 Millage Rate for the Glynn County Board of Education and that pie charts are to be printed on the back of the tax bills.  Motion carries with a vote of with a vote of 5-0-1 with Commissioner Dowdy, Commissioner Tullos, Chairman Robertson, Commissioner Jerome Clark and Commissioner Woodman in favor and Commissioner Chapman abstaining. Commissioner Tommy Clark absent.  Approved as resolution #R-42-99 with the original filed per #R-06-98.

 

After brief discussion a motion was made by Commissioner Chapman, seconded by Commissioner Woodman that Mr. Keller cannot leave the employment of Glynn County.  Motion carries with a vote of 6-0 with Commissioner Tommy Clark absent.

 

 

There being no further business, meeting adjourned.

 

 

Board of Commissioners

Glynn County, Georgia

 

 

Attest:

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Geraldine Robertson, Chairman

 

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Vanessa D. Mincey, Clerk