MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING

GLYNN COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

HISTORIC GLYNN COUNTY COURTHOUSE

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

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2014 AT 6:00 PM

 

PRESENT:                     Michael Browning, Chairman, District 1

Bob Coleman, Vice Chairman, At Large Post 2

Dale Provenzano, Commissioner, District 2

Richard Strickland, Commissioner, District 3

Mary Hunt, Commissioner, District 4

Allen Booker, Commissioner, District 5

Clyde Taylor, Commissioner, At Large Post 1

 

ALSO PRESENT:           Alan Ours, County Administrator

Aaron Mumford, County Attorney

Cindee Overstreet, County Clerk

 

INVOCATION AND PLEDGE       

 

PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD- No requests to speak were received during the sign up period.

 

COMMISSION PRESENTATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

1.         Received the Year-to-Date (YTD) Financial Report.  (T. Miller) LINK

 

Finance Director Tonya Miller reported that as of December 2013, revenues were over expenditures $8,087,493 in the General Fund and all departments were on target with expenditures for the first quarter of the fiscal year.

The General Fund fund balance was $59,404,024 and $23,282,717 of that was undesignated and unassigned.

 

CONSENT AGENDA – General Business

 

2.         Approved the minutes of the regular meeting held January 16, 2014, subject to any necessary corrections.  (C. Overstreet)

 

3.         Appointed Gary Nevill to serve the unexpired term of Eddie Wildsmith on the Mainland Planning Commission representing the At Large Post 1. The term begins immediately and ends June 30, 2015.

 

4.         Appointed Tashania Thomas to serve the unexpired term of Mary Ann Nichols on the Marshes of Glynn Libraries Board. The term begins immediately, ends June 30, 2014, and must be filled by a resident of the city.

 

5.         Adopted a resolution supporting the Canal Crossing development project and expressing a declaration of intent to make public infrastructure improvements in the general area of the project.  Resolution #R-07-14   LINK 

 

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

 

APPOINTMENTS

 

6.         Appoint two (2) employees to serve as the Public Safety Representatives on the Pension Committee.  The terms begin immediately and end December 31, 2015. (O. Reed)

Applications received from:

Hugh Brown, Fire Captain (currently serving)

Mitchell Life, Jr., Deputy Sheriff Captain

Britney Merriman, Communications Officer

 

Commissioner Hunt nominated Hugh Brown.

Commissioner Coleman nominated Britney Merriman.

Commissioner Booker nominated Mitchell Life, Jr.

 

Hugh Brown was appointed to serve on the Pension Committee by a 6-1 vote with Commissioner Coleman opposed.

 

Britney Merriman was appointed to serve on the Pension Committee by a 6-1 vote with Commissioner Booker opposed.

 

7.         Nominate three (3) citizens for consideration of appointment to serve on the Glynn – Brunswick Memorial Hospital Authority. The Hospital Authority will appoint one applicant to serve the term, which begins March 2, 2014, and ends March 1, 2018. This is the seat previously held by Mark Bedner.

           Applications received from:

Valerie Hepburn

Wayne Johnson

Marsha Olender

George Pugh

Gwendlyon Weaver

           

            Commissioner Coleman nominated Valerie Hepburn.

Commissioner Provenzano nominated Wayne Johnson.

Commissioner Hunt nominated Marsha Olender.

The Board voted unanimously to submit these three (3) nominees to the Hospital Authority for consideration.

 

GENERAL BUSINESS

 

8.         Consider bidding the construction services of the Public Works Master Plan Phase I, authorizing Ussery-Rule to develop construction drawings for Phase II, and approving funding for Phases I and 2 in the amount of $3,060,000 with funding provided by SPLOST 5 designated funds remaining ($944,606), Glynn County Reserved Fund Balance ($1,081,129), and SPLOST 5 Interest ($1,034,265).  (B. Rowell) LINK

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Strickland and seconded by Commissioner Hunt to approve this item as recommended. The motion carried unanimously.

 

9.         Consider recognizing the Sublease between the Brunswick and Glynn County Development Authority and Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation for approximately 19.141 acres of land at the Brunswick Golden Isles Airport. (R. Burr) LINK

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Coleman and seconded by Commissioner Booker to recognize the sublease. 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 6:25 p.m.

 

 

 

                                                                                              s/Michael Browning             

Michael Browning, 2014 Chairman

                                                                                    Board of Commissioners

                                                                                    Glynn County, Georgia

Attest:

 

 

      s/Cindee Overstreet           

Cindee S. Overstreet, Clerk