MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING

GLYNN COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

HISTORIC GLYNN COUNTY COURTHOUSE

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

THURSDAY, AUGUST 6, 2015 AT 6:00 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 Manager

Aaron Mumford, County Attorney

 

INVOCATION AND PLEDGE       

 

PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD

John Dow spoke regarding the County’s proposed zoning ordinance amendments.

 

COMMISSION PRESENTATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

PUBLIC HEARING – Alcoholic Beverage License

 

1.         Consider the issuance of a 2015 alcoholic beverage license to Hienkumar Patel for Dash Food Mart, 3900 Newcastle St, Brunswick, GA. The license is to sell malt beverages and wine not for consumption on premises of a convenience store. Sunday sales permitted. (Occupation Tax/Chief Doering) REPORT

 

Hienkumar Patel, licensee, was present at the meeting as required by ordinance. Police Captain Jim Kelly said the applicant met the requirements for consideration of issuance of the license. This item was opened for public comment, yet no one addressed the Board.

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Strickland and seconded by Commissioner Brunson to approve the issuance of a 2015 alcoholic beverage license for Dash Food Mart. The motion carried unanimously.

 

2.         Consider the issuance of a 2015 alcoholic beverage license to Jody McSwain for Ruby Tuesday, 513 Mall Blvd, Brunswick GA. The license is to sell distilled spirits, malt beverages and wine for consumption on premises of a restaurant. Sunday sales permitted. (Occupation Tax/Chief Doering) REPORT

Jody McSwain, licensee, was present at the meeting as required by ordinance. Police Captain Jim Kelly said the applicant met the requirements for consideration of issuance of the license. This item was opened for public comment, yet no one addressed the Board.

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Strickland and seconded by Commissioner Stambaugh to approve the issuance of a 2015 alcoholic beverage license for Ruby Tuesday. The motion carried unanimously.

 

3.         Consider the issuance of a 2015 alcoholic beverage license to Matthew Zangla for Logan's Roadhouse, 101 Capital Square Dr., Brunswick GA. The license is to sell distilled spirits, malt beverages and wine for consumption on premises of a restaurant. Sunday sales permitted. (Occupation Tax/Chief Doering) REPORT

 

Matthew Zangla, licensee, was present at the meeting as required by ordinance. Police Captain Jim Kelly said the applicant met the requirements for consideration of issuance of the license. This item was opened for public comment, yet no one addressed the Board.

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Browning and seconded by Commissioner Strickland to approve the issuance of a 2015 alcoholic beverage license for Logan’s Roadhouse. The motion carried unanimously.

 

CONSENT AGENDA – General Business

 

4.         Approved the minutes of the special called meetings held July 21, 2015, July 29, 2015, and July 30, 2015, as well as the minutes of the regular meetings held June 18, 2015, and July 16, 2015, subject to any necessary corrections.  (C. Overstreet)

 

5.         Approve the appointment of Markeisha Butler, Cheryl Britton, James Johnson, Edward Bland, and Patti Fort to serve on the Coastal Workforce Development Board (CWDB), formerly known as the Coastal Workforce Investment Board (CWIB). The reappointments are necessitated by the transition to the new Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. REPORT This item was removed from the consent agenda at the request of Commissioner Booker.

 

6.         Approved an agreement between Glynn County and the US Department of Homeland Security Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) to allow the Glynn County Fire Department to use various training facilities at FLETC for the purpose of conducting special operations emergencies and fire training. (H. Herndon) REPORT

 

7.         Approved an agreement between Glynn County and the US Department of Homeland Security Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) to allow the Glynn County Fire Department to provide fire protection and emergency medical squad services to FLETC. (H. Herndon) REPORT

 

8.         Approved Keep Golden Isles Beautiful (KBGIB) Coastal Litter Prevention Program grant-funded public sculpture subject/placement as follows: Coast Guard Station beach entrance / Right Whale; Blythe Island Regional Park / Shrimp; North Glynn Recreational Complex / Heron. REPORT

 

9.         Authorized the chairman to sign the letter from the Glynn County Department of Family and Children Services (DFCS) stating its FY16 approved budget appropriation. REPORT

 

10.       Adopted a resolution authorizing the Chief Judge of the Glynn County Superior Court to contract with a private company to provide misdemeanor probation services. REPORT

            Resolution #R-33-15

 

11.       Approved a Cancellation of Deed to Secure Debt and Release of Security Interest for a Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA) Community Home Improvement Program (CHIP) grant received by Mamie Quarterman. REPORT  

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Strickland and seconded by Commissioner Browning to approve the consent agenda with the exception of item 5 which was removed for discussion. The motion carried unanimously.

 

ITEMS REMOVED FROM THE CONSENT AGENDA FOR DISCUSSION

 

5.         Approve the appointment of Markeisha Butler, Cheryl Britton, James Johnson, Edward Bland, and Patti Fort to serve on the Coastal Workforce Development Board (CWDB), formerly known as the Coastal Workforce Investment Board (CWIB). The reappointments are necessitated by the transition to the new Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act. REPORT This item was removed from the consent agenda at the request of Commissioner Booker.

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Booker and seconded by Commissioner Brunson to advertise these positions. The motion carried unanimously.

 

GENERAL BUSINESS

 

12.       Consider advising staff on how to proceed with the old detention center located at 1812 Newcastle Street. REPORT

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Browning and seconded by Commissioner Strickland to proceed with the formally approved demolition plan and accept the lowest bid for asbestos abatement of the old detention center located at 1812 Newcastle Street.  The motion carried 5-2 with Commissioners Provenzano and Brunson opposed.

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION/POST EXECUTIVE SESSION ACTION

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Strickland and seconded by Commissioner Brunson to adjourn to executive session to discuss personnel and pending and potential litigation. The motion carried unanimously.

 

BACK IN SESSION

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Brunson and seconded by Commissioner Coleman to adjourn executive session and enter regular session. The motion carried unanimously.

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Browning and seconded by Commissioner Stambaugh to approve the minutes of June 4, 2015, executive session. The motion carried unanimously.

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Strickland and seconded by Commissioner Browning to approve the County Attorney’s recommendations regarding pending litigation. The motion carried unanimously.

 

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 8:52 p.m.

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                             

Dale Provenzano, Chairman

Board of Commissioners

Glynn County, Georgia

 

Attest:

 

 

                                       

Cindee S. Overstreet, Clerk