MINUTES

SPECIAL CALLED MEETING

GLYNN COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

W. HAROLD PATE BUILDING

1725 REYNOLDS STREET, 2ND FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOM

TUESDAY, AUGUST 21, 2012 AT 9:30 AM

 

PRESENT:                     Richard Strickland, Chairman, District 3

Clyde Taylor, Vice Chairman, At Large Post 1

Amy Callaway, Commissioner, District 1

Tom Sublett, Commissioner, District 2

Mary Hunt, Commissioner, District 4

Jerome Clark, Commissioner, District 5

                                    Bob Coleman, Commissioner, At Large Post 2

 

ALSO PRESENT:           Alan Ours, County Administrator

Aaron Mumford, County Attorney

                                    Cindee Overstreet, County Clerk

 

 

Discussion and consideration of the following:

 

1.         Update on Detention Center project  

 

Jim Ingram, of IPG Architects, provided the Board with an update on the jail project. Mr. Ingram said the project was on schedule and the groundbreaking ceremony would be later the same day.

 

2.         Propane powered vehicles

 

            Several propane companies were present at the meeting and presented the alternative to gas powered vehicles.  It was the consensus of the Board to ask staff to review the options for an alternative fuel program in Glynn County.

 

3.         Annual Workers Compensation report

 

            Risk Manager Rick Coolidge provided an update on the County’s Workers Compensation expenses.

 

4.         Library issues  

 

            The Board discussed withdrawing from the Three Rivers Regional Library system. Chairman Strickland said staff is contacting other libraries in the county to see if others are interested in creating a new library system.

 

            County Administrator Alan Ours has asked for financial data and other information from Linda Kean, the Director of Three Rivers. To date, the information has not been provided.

 

            The Board also complained that its recent appointment of Jim Darby to the local Library Board was denied by Ms. Kean.

 

            It was the consensus of the Board to issue a vote of no confidence in Linda Kean, Regional Director of the Three Rivers Regional Library System.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

The Board did not hold an executive session during this meeting.

 

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned.

 

 

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Richard Strickland, Chairman

                                                                                                                Board of Commissioners

                                                                                                                Glynn County, Georgia

Attest:

 

 

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Cindee S. Overstreet, Clerk