MINUTES

SPECIAL CALLED MEETING

BUDGET WORK SESSION

GLYNN COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

W. HAROLD PATE BUILDING

1725 REYNOLDS STREET, 2ND FLOOR CONFERENCE ROOM

WEDNESDAY, APRIL 29, 2015 AT 2:00 PM

 

PRESENT:                     Dale Provenzano, Chairman, District 2

Richard Strickland, Vice Chairman, District 3

Michael Browning, Commissioner, District 1

Bill Brunson, Commissioner, District 4

Allen Booker, Commissioner, District 5

Mark Stambaugh, Commissioner, At Large Post 1

Bob Coleman, Commissioner, At Large Post 2

 

ALSO PRESENT:           Alan Ours, County Administrator

Aaron Mumford, County Attorney

 

Discussion and consideration of the following:

 

1.         Consider recognizing and acknowledging the completion of all projects in the third Special Purpose Local Option Sales Tax (aka SPLOST III and SPLOST 3) and formally close out the SPLOST and return the excess proceeds, in the amount of $555,065.71, to the General Fund fund balance in accordance with O.C.G.A. § 48-8-121.

 

                        The list of projects completed under SPLOST 3 is as follows:

Project Description

Actual Net Cost

PUBLIC SAFETY PROJECTS

 Public Safety Complex

10,638,199

 800 Mhz System

5,086,513

 800 Mhz Lease Payoff

842,659

 Hampton Fire Station/Truck

610,232

 Cate Rd. Fire Station/Truck

234,370

 Snorkel Replacement

575,200

 Total Public Safety Projects

$17,987,173

RECREATION PROJECTS

 

 

 Sterling Park Improvements

23,676

 Blythe Island Park Improvements

27,200

 Casino Improvements

694,825

 Selden Park Improvements

1,063,321

 North Glynn Regional Park

2,636,290

 Mallory Park Improvements

293,094

 Ballard Park Improvements

464,678

 Demere Park Improvements

117,931

 Total Recreation Projects

$5,321,015

WATER/SEWER PROJECTS

 Sea Island 21" Sewer Main

647,266

 St. Simons Is. Well Impr - Lawrence Rd

257,981

 St. Simons Is. Water St. Tank - Airport

565,066

 Ridgewood Well Improvements

12,550

 Hindman Lane/Rosewood Water Main

52,950

 Lord Ave. Sewer Improvements

-

 East Beach Sewer

66,000

 Santa Maria/Youngwood

417,854

 Sea Breeze Inflow/Infiltration

537,174

 Retreat/Sea Island Main

105,067

 SSI Wastewater Treatment Plant-Phase 1

-

 Exit 6/29 Water Tank

526,752

 Lift Station #1 Rehabilitation

1,417,028

 Gisco's Sewer Rehabilitation

89,023

 Total Water/Sewer Projects

$4,694,711

PUBLIC BUILDINGS

 Historic Courthouse Phase 2

1,504,794

 Brunswick Library

1,100,000

 Total Public Buildings Projects (2)

$2,604,794

ROADS & BRIDGES

 Old Jesup Rd. Improvements

1,259

 Chapel Crossing Improvements

464,959

 Perry Lane Rd. Improvements

-

 Safety/Maintenance Resurfacing

186,095

 Spur 25 Extension Phase 1

572,633

 Spur 25 Extension Phase 2

814,227

 Altama Connector Extension West

892,981

 Improve Drainage & Pave Cnty Dirt Rds.

13,422,112

 Scranton Road Improvements

218,043

 Pedestrian/Bikeway Improvements

341,737

 Fourth Street Outfall

18,366

 Arnold Road Outfall

170,970

 Island Dr. Cross Drain

5,200

 Fairway Oaks Piping

30,905

 Devonwood Dr. Drainage

27,705

 Yarnell Rd Cross Drain

6,063

 Green Swamp Road

209,692

 Jetport Rd. Paving Phase 3

159,523

 Shops/Sidewalks

9,902

 Scranton Connector Study

18,326

 SPLOST #3 Administration

8,276

 Total Roads & Drainage Projects 

17,578,974

 Internal Charges

2,108

 TOTAL GLYNN COUNTY PROJECTS 

$48,188,775

 City of Brunswick Projects

$19,200,000

Transfer of Excess Funds

$6,956,841.71

 Grand Total

$74,345,616.71

 

 

 

           

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Strickland and seconded by Commissioner Coleman to adopt a resolution recognizing and acknowledging the completion of all projects in the SPLOST 3 and to formally close out the SPLOST 3. The motion carried unanimously. Resolution #R-19-15

 

2.         Staff presented a summary of the recommended FY 16 budget.

 

The General Fund was balanced at $59,653,237 using $2,012,453 from fund balance.

 

            The proposed FY16 budget included the following:

            -First year payments for revenue bonds for the energy audit project and the airport improvements: $1,348,292

            - Merit increases for employees: $791,708 FY15 and $883,353 FY16

-Second phase implementation of the Information Technology Study: $582,000

-Health insurance increase: $1,393,702

-Contingency: $400,000

-E-911 Communications: $462,018 (county’s portion)

 

34 new positions were requested by departments; however, only two were recommended to the Board.

 

$4,551,421 was recommended for capital expenditures.

 

$4,936,058 in revenue was budgeted in the General Fund.

 

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned.

 

                                       

Dale Provenzano, Chairman

Board of Commissioners

Glynn County, Georgia

Attest:

  

                                       

Cindee S. Overstreet, Clerk