MINUTES

PUBLIC HEARING

SPECIAL CALLED MEETING

GLYNN COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

HISTORIC GLYNN COUNTY COURTHOUSE

701 “G” STREET, 2ND FLOOR, COMMISSIONERS’ MEETING CHAMBERS

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2012 AT 5:30 PM


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

 

1.         Receive citizen comments regarding the proposed amendments to the Noise Ordinance.  LINK   

 

            This item was opened for public comment and the following citizens addressed the Board:

           

In favor                                                Opposed

            Pamela Britton                                    Steve Swan

            Cricket Alan                                        Joe McDonough

                                                                        Dan Zynda

                                                                        Samantha Mixon

                                                                        Wayne Thompson

                                                                        Mona Williams

                                                                        John Kederage

 

           


 

MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING

GLYNN COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

HISTORIC GLYNN COUNTY COURTHOUSE

701 “G” STREET, 2ND FLOOR, COMMISSIONERS’ MEETING CHAMBERS

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2012 AT 6:00 PM

 

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

 

 

INVOCATION AND PLEDGE       

 

PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD- No requests were received during the sign up period. Therefore, no public comments were heard by the Board of Commissioners during the scheduled Public Comment Period.

 

COMMISSION PRESENTATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Taylor and seconded by Commissioner Sublett to add item 6.1 to the published consent agenda to approve a grant contract for $21,169 from the Criminal Justice Coordinating Council to support the Glynn/Camden Drug Court. The motion carried unanimously.

 

1.         Presented a proclamation designating Friday, October 12, 2012, as “Pink Out Friday” and encouraging citizens to wear pink this day to increase awareness of breast cancer.

 

PUBLIC HEARING – Land Use

 

2.         ZM2444 Coastal Village – Consider a request to rezone from R9 (Single-family) to PD (Planned Development) 7.945 acres located between Bel Air Circle and Spur 25. The purpose of the rezoning is to allow multi-family residential/clinic/office development. Parcel ID 03-04003. Gateway Behavioral Health Services, applicant; Glynn County Development Authority, owner. (D. Hainley)  LINK

 

Community Development Director David Hainley reported the purpose of this rezoning is to expand the existing Gateway Behavior Health Services campus. The existing facilities provide residential, clinical, office space, and other accessory uses. The request includes 7.94 acres that will be accessed from the existing campus. A 50’ buffer is to be provided adjacent to any residentially zoned property, along with a fence, as provided on the existing development.

Included in the proposed acreage of this application is a portion of Goodbread Road, which is currently County right-of-way. The applicant has submitted an application to abandon this portion of right-of-way.

The Mainland Planning Commission and staff recommend approval of this rezoning, subject to the abandonment of Goodbread Road prior to construction, and no drug court or juvenile detention facilities will be allowed in Tract A, Tract B, or Tract C.

This item was opened for public comment, yet no one addressed the Board.

 

            A motion was made by Commissioner Sublett and seconded by Commissioner Hunt to approve application ZM2444 to rezone from R9 to PD the 7.945 acres located between Bel Air Circle and Spur 25 with the following conditions: Goodbread Road must be abandoned prior to construction, and no drug court or juvenile detention facilities are allowed in Tract A, Tract B, or Tract C.  The motion carried unanimously.  Resolution #R-49-12

 

PUBLIC HEARING – Establishment of Fee

 

3.         Consider establishing a $25 fee to be charged to citizens picking up a key to the community buildings after business hours (a 501(c)3 non-profit organization will not receive a discount on this late fee charge).  (W. Davis) LINK

 

Recreation & Parks Assistant Director George Grovner advised when citizens rent the community buildings they often forget to pick up the key and call on staff after business hours to make arrangements to unlock the buildings. Staff is asking for the establishment of a $25 fee to encourage citizens to pick up the key on time.

This item was opened for public comment, yet no one addressed the Board.

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Hunt and seconded by Commissioner Clark to approve the establishment of a $25 fee to be charged to renters of the community buildings who pick up the building key after normal business hours. The motion carried unanimously.


CONSENT AGENDA – General Business

 

4.         Approved the minutes of the special called meeting held September 5, 2012, and the minutes of the regular meeting held September 20, 2012, subject to any necessary corrections.  (C. Overstreet)

 

5.         Approved the application to the Georgia Department of Human Resources for renewal of the license to provide EMS services as representative for owner of the service. (A. Thomas)  LINK

 

6.         Approved a programming agreement between Glynn County and Golden Isles Productions, LLC, regarding the broadcasting of programming on Glynn County’s Educational and Governmental (EG) Channel (Channel 99).  LINK

 

6.1       Approve the FY 2013 first quarter contract with the Georgia Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC) in connection with a grant providing $21,169 in federal funds to support the activities of the Glynn/Camden Drug Court between July 1, 2012 and September 30, 2012. No County match is involved. Ref No. 11111123; Subgrant No. J12-8-048 (D. Hainley) LINK

 

CONSENT AGENDA – Personnel Committee

 

7.         Approved the basic life insurance, long-term disability insurance and flexible benefits products recommended by the County’s employee benefits consultant ShawHankins, Inc. (PC Vote 3-0)  LINK

 

8.         Approved the recommended health benefit design changes to include the implementation of a Wellness Program with biometric screenings and health risk assessment; surcharge for non-participation in the Wellness Program; increase in the Tobacco Use Surcharge; and the elimination of the Overweight Surcharge effective January 1, 2013. (PC Vote 3-0)  LINK

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Taylor and seconded by Commissioner Hunt to approve all items on the consent agenda. The motion carried unanimously.

 

GENERAL BUSINESS

 

9.         Award a contract to BlueCross BlueShield of Georgia for the provision of health insurance third party administrator services and stop loss insurance coverage. (PC Vote 3-0)  LINK

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Coleman and seconded by Commissioner Hunt to award the contract to BlueCross BlueShield of Georgia for the provision of health insurance third party administrator services and stop loss insurance coverage at the following rates effective January 1, 2013:

$41.74 per employee per month for third party administrator services for an estimated annualized total of $317,507; and,

$79.50 per employee per month for stop loss insurance coverage for an estimated annualized total of $603,882. The motion carried unanimously.

 

10.       Award a contract to Southeast Georgia Health System and Worksite Rx for the provision of onsite wellness clinic services. (PC Vote 2-0-1)  LINK

 

Commissioner Hunt announced she would abstain from the vote because her husband is employed by the Southeast Georgia Health System.

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Sublett and seconded by Commissioner Clark to approve the implementation of an onsite health clinic that will provide episodic care, certain prescription drugs through a dispensary, wellness coaching and disease management to County employees at no cost to the employee effective January 1, 2013. Glynn County’s fees for this service is $40 per employee covered by the health plan per month or an estimated annualized cost of $324,000 and $30,000 for startup costs.  The motion carried 6-0-1 with Commissioner Hunt abstaining.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 6:45 p.m.

 

 

                                                                                    ____________________________

Richard Strickland, Chairman

                                                                                    Board of Commissioners

                                                                                    Glynn County , Georgia

Attest:

 

 

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Cindee S. Overstreet, Clerk