MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING

GLYNN COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

HISTORIC GLYNN COUNTY COURTHOUSE

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

THURSDAY, JANUARY 3, 2013 AT 4:00 PM

 

PRESENT:                     Mary Hunt, Chairman, District 4

Dale Provenzano, Vice Chairman, District 2

Michael Browning, Commissioner, District 1

Richard Strickland, Commissioner, District 3

Allen Booker, Commissioner, District 5

Clyde Taylor, Commissioner, At Large Post 1

Bob Coleman, Commissioner, At Large Post 2

 

ALSO PRESENT:           Alan Ours, County Administrator

Aaron Mumford, County Attorney

Cindee Overstreet, County Clerk

 

INVOCATION AND PLEDGE       

 

COMMISSIONERS’ SWEARING IN CEREMONY

 

Michael Browning, District 1 Commissioner – Judge Stephen Kelley

Dale Provenzano, District 2 Commissioner – Judge Stephen Scarlett

Allen Booker, District 5 Commissioner – Judge Stephen Kelley

Bob Coleman, At-Large Post 2 Commissioner - Judge Stephen Scarlett

 

ELECTION OF CHAIRMAN AND VICE CHAIRMAN

 

Commissioner Strickland called for nominations for Chairman. Commissioner Coleman nominated Commissioner Hunt for Chairman. No other nominations were received. The Board voted 6-1 to appoint Commissioner Hunt as Chairman for the year 2013. Commissioner Strickland abstained.

 

Chairman Hunt called for nominations for Vice Chairman. Commissioner Browning nominated Commissioner Provenzano for Vice Chairman. No other nominations were received. The Board voted unanimously to appoint Commissioner Provenzano as Vice Chairman for the year 2013.

 

RECEPTION

 

COMMISSION PRESENTATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

APPOINTMENTS

           

1.         2013 Appointments to Boards and Committees

 

Altamaha River Partnership (1 appointment)

            Commissioner Mike Browning

Board of Health (1 appointment)

            Commissioner Allen Booker

Brunswick Area Transportation System (BATS) (1 appointment)

            Commissioner Mike Browning

Coastal Regional Commission (CRC) (1 appointment)

            Commissioner Mary Hunt

Community Development Advisory Board (CDAB) (1 appointment)

            Commissioner Clyde Taylor

Finance Committee (3 appointments)

            Commissioner Dale Provenzano, Chairman

            Commissioner Allen Booker

            Commissioner Bob Coleman

Georgia Department of Natural Resources Coastal Advisory Council (1 appointment)

            Commissioner Clyde Taylor

Joint Water and Sewer Commission (JWSC) (1 appointment)

            Commissioner Dale Provenzano

Pension Committee (3 appointments)

            Commissioner Bob Coleman, Chairman

            Commissioner Allen Booker

            Commissioner Richard Strickland

Personnel Committee (3 appointments)

            Commissioner Bob Coleman, Chairman

            Commissioner Allen Booker

            Commissioner Richard Strickland

Strategic Community Planning Committee (3 appointments)

            Commissioner Clyde Taylor, Chairman

            Commissioner Mike Browning

            Commissioner Richard Strickland

Tourism Bureau (1 appointment)

            Commissioner Mary Hunt

Water Resources Protection Committee (1 appointment)

            Commissioner Clyde Taylor

Line of Succession

            Commissioner Mary Hunt, Chairman

            Commissioner Dale Provenzano, Vice Chairman

            Commissioner Bob Coleman

            Commissioner Richard Strickland

            Commissioner Clyde Taylor

            Commissioner Allen Booker

            Commissioner Mike Browning

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Strickland and seconded by Commissioner Coleman to ratify the Chairman’s appointments. The motion carried unanimously.

 

2.         Consider appointing the following citizens to serve on the Mainland Planning Commission as nominated by the respective County Commissioners.

Nominee                     District                                    Nominating Commissioner                            

Tom Boland                 District 1                     Commissioner Browning                   

Bill Brunson                 District 2                     Commissioner Provenzano

John Williams              District 5                     Commissioner Booker

Eddie Wildsmith          At-Large Post 2           Commissioner Coleman        

The terms will begin immediately and will expire December 31, 2016.

 

            A motion was made by Commissioner Coleman and seconded by Commissioner Provenzano to approve the appointments as nominated. The motion carried unanimously.

 

3.         Consider appointing the following citizens to serve on the Islands Planning Commission as nominated by the respective County Commissioners.

Nominee                     District                                    Nominating Commissioner                            

Preston Kirkendall       District 1                     Commissioner Browning                   

Robert Ussery             District 2                     Commissioner Provenzano

William Lawrence       District 5                     Commissioner Booker

Oliver Seabolt             At-Large Post 2           Commissioner Coleman        

The terms will begin immediately and will expire December 31, 2016.

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Provenzano and seconded by Commissioner Coleman to approve the appointments as nominated. The motion carried unanimously.

 

CONSENT AGENDA – General Business

 

4.         Approved the minutes of the regular meeting held December 20, 2012, subject to any necessary corrections.  (C. Overstreet)

 

5.         Approved the easements for Georgia Power to relocate a transmission line as a part of the new detention center site development. The existing transmission line conflicts with the proposed development of this site and needs to be relocated. (D. Hainley) LINK

 

6.         Rescinded the December 20, 2012, adoption of an amendment to Section 11.4 of the Glynn County Personnel Policy, and adopted the correct version of the amendment to Section 11.4 of the Glynn County Personnel Policy, as recommended by the Personnel Committee at its December 17, 2012 meeting. (O. Reed) Resolution #R-01-13  LINK

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Strickland and seconded by Commissioner Coleman to approve all items on the Consent Agenda. The motion carried unanimously.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

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

 

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 5:01 p.m.

 

 

 

                                                                                    ____________________________

Mary Hunt, Chairman

                                                                                    Board of Commissioners

                                                                                    Glynn County , Georgia

Attest:

 

 

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Cindee S. Overstreet, Clerk