MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING

GLYNN COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

HISTORIC GLYNN COUNTY COURTHOUSE

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

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2016 AT 6:00 PM

 

PRESENT:                     Richard Strickland, Chairman, District 3

Michael Browning, Vice Chairman, District 1

Dale Provenzano, Commissioner, District 2

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

Will Worley, Senior Assistant County Attorney

 

INVOCATION AND PLEDGE       

 

PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD

Jeff Kilgore spoke regarding the hiring of the Community Development Director.

 

COMMISSION PRESENTATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

1.         Presentations to the 2016 Chairman and Vice Chairman

                        Chairman Richard Strickland

                        Vice Chairman Mike Browning

 

2.         Presentation to outgoing Commissioner

                        Dale Provenzano, District 2 Commissioner

 

3.         Received the 2016 year-end grants report.  (T. Miller) REPORT

 

PUBLIC HEARING – Alcoholic Beverage License

 

4.         Consider the issuance of a 2017 alcoholic beverage license and a 2017 offsite catering alcoholic beverage license for GC & D Enterprises (DBA Purple Sage Catering & DBA Bistro Eleven 88), 1188 Chapel Crossing Rd., Brunswick, GA. The licenses are to sell distilled spirits, malt beverages and wine for consumption on premises and at off-site catering events. Sunday sales permitted. David Ouimet, licensee. (Occupation Tax/Chief Doering) REPORT

 

David Ouimet, licensee, was present at the meeting as required by ordinance. Police Chief Matt Doering 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 Stambaugh and seconded by Commissioner Coleman to approve the alcoholic beverage license and offsite catering alcoholic beverage license for GC&D Enterprises DBA Purple Sage and Bistro Eleven 88. The motion carried unanimously.

 

5.         Consider the issuance of a license for a 2017 alcoholic beverage license for LA Nail Too, 307 Venture Dr. Brunswick, GA. The license is to serve complimentary wine only for consumption on premises of a wine specialty shop, no Sunday distribution. Khiet Nguyen licensee. (Occupation Tax/Chief Doering)  This item was deferred from the Board’s December 1, 2016, meeting. The applicant has withdrawn his application; therefore, this item will not be considered by the Board of Commissioners.   REPORT

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Coleman and seconded by Commissioner Stambaugh to accept the withdrawal of the application. The motion carried unanimously.

 

6.         Consider the renewal of the following alcoholic beverage licenses for 2017. (Occupation Tax/Chief Doering)

BUSINESS NAME

LOCATION

CITY

LICENSEE

 

 

 

 

 

Cloister Hotel   

100 Cloister Dr

Sea Island

Ronald Roberts

 

Cloister Gift Shop

100 Cloister Dr

Sea Island

Ronald Roberts

 

Cloister Catering                                    

100 Cloister Dr

Sea Island

Ronald Roberts

 

Davis Love Grill                                       

100 King's Way

St. Simons

Ronald Roberts

 

Sea Island Beach Club

400 Beach Club Dr

Sea Island

Ronald Roberts

 

The Lodge at Sea island

95 Retreat Av

St. Simons

Ronald Roberts

 

Sea Island Spa                                           

50 Cloister Dr

Sea Island

Ronald Roberts

 

Ocean Forest Golf Club         

200 Ocean Rd

Sea Island

Ronald Roberts

 

Ocean Forest Golf Club Snack Bar         

99 Ocean Rd

Sea Island

Ronald Roberts

 

Sea Island Golf Club Snack Bar

100 Retreat Av Unit 1

St. Simons

Ronald Roberts

 

The Market at Sea Island

351 Sea Island Rd #101

Sea Island

Ronald Roberts

 

Sea Island Tennis Center

60 Cloister Place

Sea Island

Ronald Roberts

 

The Inn at Sea Island

100 Salt Marsh Dr

St. Simons

Ronald Roberts

 

Solar Food Mart

6110 Altama Ave Ste 100

Brunswick

Jyotsnaben Patel

 

Winn Dixie #0019

220 Retreat Village

St. Simons

Wesley Dunlap

 

Winn Dixie #0067

341 Venture Dr

Brunswick

Katelyn Finsness

 

Winn Dixie #0068

284 Hyde Park Commons

Brunswick

Jennifer Erickson

 

Race Trac #675

450 Canal Rd

Brunswick

Edrony Joseph

 

Pizza Pasta Vinoteca

118 Retreat Village

St. Simons

Gennaro Esposito

 

A Movable Feast

1178 Chapel Crossing Rd

Brunswick

Tanya Sergey

 

Ruby Tuesday

513 Mall Blvd

Brunswick

William Kitchens

 

Palmer's Village Café

223 Mallery St

St. Simons

Jon Palmer Fortune

 

Coastal Restaurant Group

44 Midway Sq

St. Simons

David Carrier

 

Wal- Mart #639

150 Altama Ave

Brunswick

Robert Arrico

 

Lucky Mart

2002 S Commercial Dr

Brunswick

Jatinkumar Patel

 

Quick Stop Meat Market

3810 Norwich St

Brunswick

Anish Patel

 

Sumo Japanese Restaurant

135 Altana Conn

Brunswick

Xing Yan Yang

 

Snappy Food

4200 Hwy 99

Brunswick

Dinesh Patel

 

 

Police Chief Matt Doering said the applicants met the requirements for consideration of issuance of the licenses. This item was opened for public comment, yet no one addressed the Board.

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Brunson and seconded by Commissioner Stambaugh to approve the alcoholic beverage license for LA Nail Too. The motion carried unanimously.

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA – General Business

 

7.         Approved the minutes of the special called meeting held November 22, 2016, and the minutes of the regular meeting held December 1, 2016, subject to any necessary corrections.  (C. Overstreet)

 

8.         Approved rescinding the Board of Commissioners’ September 1, 2016 action approving the Lightgate Contract Services Arrangement Agreement and approved the new Lightgate Contract Services Arrangement Agreement with AT&T for T1 communications circuits project providing core radio communications between the Fourth Street tower prime radio equipment and Savannah’s Master Radio site. (D. West) REPORT

 

9.         Accepted the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) grant in the amount of $100,641 for Project No. AP017-9000-57(127) to fund Phase 1 of the Brunswick-Golden Isles Airport East General Aviation Apron Relocation project. (R. Burr) REPORT

 

CONSENT AGENDA – Finance Committee

 

10.       Authorized closing Blythe Island Regional Park operations on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and Presidents’ Day.  (J. Powell) (FC Vote: 3-0) REPORT

 

11.       Approved the denial of the request to waive eight $100-per-return late filing penalties for the Blue Bay Mexican Grill. (T. Miller) (FC Vote: 3-0) REPORT

 

12.       Adopted the Resolution to amend the FY15/16 Budget. (T. Miller) (FC Vote: 3-0) Resolution #R-55-16 REPORT

           

13.       Adopted the Resolution to amend the FY16/17 Budget. (T. Miller) (FC Vote: 3-0) Resolution #R-56-16 REPORT

 

14.       Amended the FY17 budget to include certain adjustments to the previously approved carryforwards and prior year encumbrances. (T. Miller) (FC Vote: 3-0) REPORT

           

15.       Accept the Supplementary Adult Felony Drug Court Grant through the Georgia Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC) for an additional $27,000 for surveillance equipment costs; approved the Corrisoft LLC agreement for the equipment; and amended Drug Court’s FY17 revenue and expenditures budgets by $30,000. J17-8-008 (T. Miller) (FC Vote: 3-0) REPORT This item was removed from the consent agenda for discussion.

 

16.       Accepted the Health Promotion and Wellness Grant from Association County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG) Group Health Benefits Program in the amount of $6,000 and authorized an increase in the revenues and expenditures budgets of the Employee Benefit Fund by said amount. (O. Reed) (FC Vote: 3-0) REPORT

 

17.       Authorized acceptance of the Special One-Time Return from Association County Commissioners of Georgia (ACCG) Group Self-Insured Workers’ Compensation Fund in the amount of $26,093 and increased revenue and expenditures budgets of the Employee Benefit Fund by said amount.  (O. Reed) (FC Vote: 3-0) REPORT

 

18.       Awarded the bid for Police vehicle equipment and installation to the lowest responsive vendor, Law Enforcement Supply of Marietta, Georgia, in the amount of $27,368.42 with funding to be provided by the Capital Projects Fund.  (M. Doering) (FC Vote: 3-0) REPORT

 

19.       Approved submittal of a project list and application to the Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) for the 2017 Local Maintenance & Improvement Grant (LMIG) program; approved amending the budget to increase revenue in the amount of $198,003 and expenditures in the amount of $189,564 with funding provided by the Capital Project Fund; and, authorized staff to issue a solicitation for the proposed work once the application has been approved by GDOT.  (D. Austin) (FC Vote: 3-0) REPORT

 

20.       Approved the issuance of a purchase order to Wade Ford, Smyrna, Ga in the amount of $135,000 for one (1) 2017 F-550 heavy-duty chassis with Versalift VST 40-1 bucket truck for the Traffic Safety Division from the Department of Administrative Services (DOAS) Statewide Contract with funding to be provided by the FY17 Capital Projects Fund. (D. Austin) (FC Vote: 3-0) REPORT

 

21.       Approved the advertising contract with Southeast Publications USA, Inc. for the production of campsite maps for the Blythe Island Regional Park (BIRP) at no cost to Glynn County. (J. Powell) (FC Vote: 3-0) REPORT

 

22.       Approved the issuance of a purchase order to Miracle Recreation Equipment Company in the amount of $122,582.30 using the National Joint Powers Alliance Contract to purchase one playground system, including installation and mulch, at Sterling Ball Field with funding to be provided by the Capital Projects Fund. (J. Powell) (FC Vote: 3-0) REPORT

 

23.       Authorized the issuance of a purchase order to Wesco Turf in the amount of $58,327.72 using the GSA (General Services Administration) Contract GS-06F-0021R/GS-07F-5432R to purchase two (2) Toro Infield Pro 5040 infield groomers with attachments with funding provided by the FY17 Capital Fund Budget.  (J. Powell) (FC Vote: 3-0) REPORT

 

24.       Rejected all bids received for the Alder Circle Water Line Replacement Project and authorized staff to re-bid the project when either the scope of the project is reduced to better match the available funds or the Joint Water and Sewer Commission (JWSC) authorizes additional funds for the project. (P. Andrews) (FC Vote: 3-0) REPORT

 

25.       Approved an agreement with Dr. Todd Lucas for $3,000 per month and a one-time $3,500 payment for the purpose of medical malpractice insurance with funding to be provided by the FY17 EMS Operating Budget.  (N. Mann) (FC Vote: 3-0) REPORT

 

CONSENT AGENDA – Personnel Committee

 

26.       Approved utilizing the services of ShawHankins, Inc. to create and distribute Forms 1094-C and 1095-C at an estimated cost of $8,800 with funding provided by the Employee Benefits Fund. (PC Vote: 2-0) REPORT

 

27.       Approved the renewal of stop loss coverage with BlueCross BlueShield at a rate of $119 per employee per month for CY 2017. (PC Vote: 2-0) REPORT

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Browning and seconded by Commissioner Stambaugh to approve all items on the consent agenda with the exception of item 15, which was removed for discussion. The motion carried unanimously.

 

15.       Accept the Supplementary Adult Felony Drug Court Grant through the Georgia Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC) for an additional $27,000 for surveillance equipment costs; approved the Corrisoft LLC agreement for the equipment; and amended Drug Court’s FY17 revenue and expenditures budgets by $30,000. J17-8-008 (T. Miller) (FC Vote: 3-0) REPORT This item was removed from the consent agenda for discussion.

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Browning and seconded by Commissioner Stambaugh to accept the Supplementary Adult Felony Drug Court Grant through the Georgia Criminal Justice Coordinating Council (CJCC) for an additional $27,000; exercise the Board’s authority to exempt professional services from the bidding requirements and approve the agreement with Corrisoft, LLC, for surveillance and monitoring services and equipment; and amend Drug Court’s FY17 revenue and expenditures budgets by $30,000. The motion carried unanimously.

 

GENERAL BUSINESS

 

28.       Consider approving the fourth option year of the contract with Mosquito Control Services of Georgia for the provision of inspection, surveillance, chemical control, biological control, efficacy testing, and reporting effective January 1, 2017 at a yearly cost of $998,472.14 with funding to be provided by the Public Works Department’s FY17 and FY18 Operating Budgets.  (D. Austin) (FC Vote: 3-0) REPORT

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Provenzano and seconded by Commissioner Browning to approve the item. The motion carried unanimously.

 

29.       Consider authorizing staff to bid the project for piping the roadside ditch adjacent to Canal Road between Gateway Center Blvd and Glass Circle with funding for the project provided from the fund balance previously committed for Canal Road in an amount not to exceed $115,000. (P. Andrews) The Finance Committee deferred this item to the Board of Commissioners. REPORT

 

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

 

30.       Consider continuing the incentive pay to the Fire Department’s Emergency Medical Staff including the Emergency Medical Technicians, Cardiac Technicians and Paramedics assigned to transport units (squads) and the Medical Officer (Captain of Rescue) for the remainder of the fiscal year. (Chief Jordan) REPORT

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Stambaugh and seconded by Commissioner Provenzano to approve the item. The motion carried unanimously.

31.       Consider approving the following classification changes:

- Reclassify the Deputy Chief, Fire from Grade 25 to Grade 31 and award the incumbent a five percent (5%) increase in pay as required by the Glynn County Personnel Policy;

- Add Fire Division Chief, Professional Standards and Compliance to the Glynn County Pay Plan in Grade 28; reclassify one Fire Captain (Grade 23) to said position and award the incumbent a five percent (5%) increase pay as required by the Glynn County Personnel Policy;

- Add one full-time position titled Fire Division Chief, Operations to the Glynn County Pay Plan in Grade 28; and eliminate one vacant Fire Lieutenant (Inspections) position. (Chief Jordan) REPORT

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Coleman and seconded by Commissioner Stambaugh to approve the item. The motion carried unanimously.

 

32.       Consider an amendment to the Glynn County Code of Ordinances to revise Section 2-2-9 to clarify that a public hearing is required prior to establishing a new fee or rate or increasing an existing fee or rate charged to the public by Glynn County, but not when an existing fee or rate is decreased or lowered. (R. Strickland) REPORT

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Stambaugh and seconded by Commissioner Browning to approve the item. The motion carried unanimously.  #O-2016-16

 

33.       Consider adoption of an amendment to Sections 2-5-101 through 2-5-106 and Section 2-5-110 of the Soil Erosion, Sedimentation, and Pollution Control Ordinance to add a definition for coastal marshlands and to establish a 25 foot buffer along coastal marshlands during land disturbing activities. (P. Andrews & W. Worley) REPORT

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Stambaugh and seconded by Commissioner Brunson to approve the item. The motion carried unanimously.  #O-2016-17

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION/POST EXECUTIVE SESSION ACTION

 

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

 

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned a 6:40 p.m.

 

 

 

                                                                                    ____________________________

Richard Strickland, Chairman

                                                                                    Board of Commissioners

                                                                                    Glynn County , Georgia

Attest:

 

 

 

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Cindee S. Overstreet, Clerk