AGENDA and MINUTE SUMMARY

REGULAR MEETING

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

GLYNN COUNTY, GEORGIA

HELD AT THE HISTORIC COURTHOUSE

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 1996 AT 6:00 PM







PRESENT: Milton Lynn, Chairperson

Fred Tullos, Vice Chairperson

Commissioner, Virginia Gunn

Commissioner Gladys Martin-Lyde

Commissioner James E. "Sonny" Miller

Commissioner Robert E. Strickland



ABSENT: Commissioner Jack Hardman

ALSO PRESENT: Lee Gilmour, County Administrator

Gary Moore, County Attorney

Cynthia J. McKinley, County Clerk



INVOCATION by Jim Gilbert



PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG



APPROVAL OF MINUTES



25. Approve Minute Summary of Regular Meeting held Tuesday, February 13, 1996.



Motion to approve subject to corrections by Commissioner Miller, seconded by Commissioner Tullos. Unanimous.



POINT OF PRIVILEGE



Check for Drug Dogs



Woody Woodside, on behalf of the Brunswick-Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce, presented a check in the amount of $9,000.00 to the Commission to be used as a down payment towards the purchase of Drug Dogs.



No Board action necessary.







Introduction of Recreation Director



Mr. Gilmour introduced the new Recreation Director, Mr. Wesley Davis, to the Board.



LCP CHEMICAL SITE UPDATE



26. Mr. Paul Peronard to make report to Commissioners.



This item was deferred until the E.P.A. representative arrived.

DELEGATIONS



27. Request from Donnie Cofer for approval to extend the miniature golf hut at Neptune Park an additional 10' for extra storage purposes. (J. Hardman)



Recommend this matter go back to the Planning and Zoning Board. No Board action necessary.



28. S. C. Anderson to discuss Emory Enterprises at Malcolm McKinnon Airport. (V. Gunn)



This matter was deferred to the next meeting. No Board action taken.



PUBLIC HEARINGS



Business Licenses



29. Consider issuance of 1996 Alcoholic Beverage License for I-95 Shell, Highway 341 & I-95, Brunswick, Georgia. LICENSE FOR PACKAGE SALES OF BEER ONLY, NOT FOR CONSUMPTION ON PREMISES. SUNDAY SALES PROHIBITED. (Business Licenses)



Motion by Commissioner Lyde, seconded by Commissioner Strickland, to approve. Vote 5 to 1 with Commissioner Lynn voting against.



30. Consider issuance of 1996 Alcoholic Beverage License for The Deli, at 444 Ocean Boulevard, St. Simons Island, Georgia. LICENSE FOR CONSUMPTION OF BEER ONLY ON PREMISES. SUNDAY SALES PERMITTED. (Business Licenses)



Motion by Commissioner Gunn, seconded by Commissioner Lyde to approve. Vote 5 to 1 with Commissioner Lynn voting against.



31. Consider issuance of 1996 Alcoholic Beverage License for Tracy Carter, Smile Gas Company #097, 3801 Frederica Road, St. Simons Island, Georgia. LICENSE FOR PACKAGE SALES OF BEER AND WINE ONLY, NOT FOR CONSUMPTION ON PREMISES. SUNDAY SALES PROHIBITED. (Business Licenses)



Action deferred until after Executive Session.







POINT OF PRIVILEGE



Commissioner Gunn presented a Proclamation proclaiming February 27, 1996 as "Spay Day U.S.A. 1996" to Mr. Dick Wiederhorn.



Motion by Commissioner Gunn, seconded by Commissioner Miller to adopt. Unanimous.



Motion by Commissioner Strickland, seconded by Commissioner Tullos, to adjourn to Executive Session to discuss Smile Gas Liquor License Application. Unanimous



Back in Open Session



LCP CHEMICAL SITE UPDATE



Leo Francendese, On-Site Coordinator for the U.S., E.P.A. gave an update regarding the clean up work being done at the LCP Chemical Site.



No Board action necessary.



PLANNING AND ZONING



Commissioner Tullos made a brief presentation of a possible change to the Planing and Zoning Commission, where there would be one Planning Commission with responsibility divided into three Planning Districts. (This item was deferred from the Tuesday, February 13, 1996 meeting.)

No Board action necessary.



SMILE GAS COMPANY ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE LICENSE



Motion by Commissioner Gunn, seconded by Commissioner Miller to defer the vote regarding Smile Gas Liquor License Application for 30 days (until third Thursday in March) giving applicants and opportunity to meet with representatives of the homeowners association. Unanimous.



COMMISSIONER URGENT AND EMERGENCY ITEMS



Commissioner Strickland



Commissioner Strickland stated that he was concerned the lease agreement the County agreed to look into with regard to the Coast Guard Station on St. Simons Island and the Coastal Landmark Preservation Society, Inc.





The County Attorney was asked to look into this situation further and report back to the Commissioners.



Chairman Lynn



Chairman Lynn said that after reading the Casino Advisory Board Minutes, he was upset and concerned about the fact that they had given approval to State Farm Insurance to make a television commercial on County property, which aired during the Superbowl Game, without receiving approval from the Board of Commissioners.



CHIEF OF POLICE ITEMS



None.



COUNTY ATTORNEY ITEMS



Mr. Moore stated he had an item regarding potential litigation for Executive Session.



ADMINISTRATOR ITEMS



1. Request approval of a Resolution to amend qualifying fees for Certain Elected Officials, namely the Clerk of Superior Court.



Motion by Commissioner Tullos, seconded by Commissioner Strickland to adopt Resolution #R-08-96, to amend the qualifying fee for Certain Elected Officials, a copy of which is on file in the County Clerk's Office, with stipulation that the fee could be reduced by the amount of supplement received from the Jury Commission. Unanimous.



2. Request approval of Resolution #R-08-96, Instructing the Tax Commissioner on Certain Tax Collections.



Motion to approve by Commissioner Tullos, seconded by Commissioner Lyde. Unanimous.



3. Request approval to enter into an Agreement with Perlis Truck Stop to extend water and sewer service.



Motion to approve by Commissioner Strickland, seconded by Commissioner Miller. Unanimous.



4. The RDC is requesting that the Chairman write a letter to the General Assembly urging their support to ensure the Department of Community Affairs provides funds for Water Management/Supply Planning on a local level.





Motion to approve by Commissioner Tullos, seconded by Commissioner Lyde. Unanimous.



5. Request approval to award the bid to purchase baseball and softball jerseys to the low bidder, Bill Fritz Sports Corporation, at a cost of $16,424.99.



Motion to approve by Commissioner Tullos, seconded by Commissioner Lyde. Unanimous.



EXECUTIVE SESSION



Motion to adjourn to Executive Session by Commissioner Strickland, seconded by Commissioner Lyde. Unanimous.



Back in Open Session



Planning and Zoning Ordinance



County Attorney suggested sending a request to Planning and Zoning to review and consider an Ordinance relating to the re-subdividing of smaller lots, which are of smaller size than would otherwise be required, if it is an increase in size from an already existing lot of record.



Motion to approve by Commissioner Strickland, seconded by Commissioner Tullos. Unanimous.



Waiver of 90 Day Waiting Period for Insurance



Mr. Gilmour recommended to the Board that they waive the 90 day waiting requirement for insurance benefits, but not for pre-existing conditions, for the new Recreation Director.



Motion to approve by Commissioner Lyde, seconded by Commissioner Strickland. Unanimous.



Motion to adjourn by Commissioner Tullos, seconded by Commissioner Strickland. Unanimous.