MINUTES

REGULAR MEETING

GLYNN COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

HISTORIC GLYNN COUNTY COURTHOUSE

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

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 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

Cindee Overstreet, County Clerk

 

INVOCATION AND PLEDGE       

 

PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD No one signed up to speak during the public comment period.

 

COMMISSION PRESENTATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Commissioner Provenzano presented a proclamation to Matt Kuchar recognizing his Bronze Medal win in golf at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janerio.

 

PUBLIC HEARING – Alcoholic Beverage License

 

1.         Consider the issuance of a 2016 alcoholic beverage license for Brunswick Convenience, LLC, 161 Millennium Blvd, Brunswick, GA.  The license is to sell malt beverages and wine not for consumption on premises of a convenience store.  Sunday sales permitted. Mitol Patel, licensee (Occupation Tax/Chief Doering) REPORT

 

Mitol Patel, 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 and Julian Smith said he supported the application.

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Stambaugh and seconded by Commissioner Brunson to approve the alcoholic beverage license for Brunswick Convenience, LLC. The motion carried unanimously.

 

 

CONSENT AGENDA – General Business

 

2.         Approved the minutes of the regular meeting held September 1, 2016, subject to any necessary corrections.  (C. Overstreet)

 

3.         Approve accepting the FY 2016 Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMHSA) sub-grant for $27,720 for use by the Glynn County Police Department to acquire and sustain equipment used by the department’s Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear Explosive (CBRNE) Team; and, amend the Police Department’s FY17 budget in the amount of $27,720, subject to the approval of the County Attorney. Grant #EMW-2016-SS00007-S01.  REPORT  This item was removed from the consent agenda at the request of Commissioner Stambaugh.

 

4.         Accepted the drainage easements from Madge Lee Clifton DeMay, Edward Broker, and Alvin Holmes for Lots 4, 5, and 14 in the 11th block of the Island Retreat subdivision.  REPORT

 

5.         Accepted a permanent utility easement from the Glynn County Board of Education to allow connection of the restroom facilities at the Sterling Park to the JWSC sewer system.  REPORT

 

CONSENT AGENDA – Finance Committee

 

6.         Approved the Concession License Agreement with Russ Cope for 20 percent of gross revenue for operations of concession facilities at Glynn County Recreation athletic events and activities in Brunswick from September 2016 to August 2017. (J. Powell) (FC Vote: 3-0) REPORT

 

7.         Authorized a modification to the FY16 Indigent Defense Services Agreement with the Brunswick Judicial Circuit Public Defender for the purpose of carrying forward surplus monies to the FY17 supplement budget.  (T. Miller) (FC Vote: 3-0) REPORT 

 

8.         Authorized staff to purchase lifesaving floatation devices for use at the Blythe Island Regional Park in an amount not to exceed $544 with funding to be provided by the BIRP Development Fund fund balance.  (J. Powell) (FC Vote: 3-0) REPORT 

 

9.         Declared certain unusable items as surplus and approved disposing of these items in the best interest of the county.  (T. Mack) (FC Vote: 3-0) REPORT 

 

10.       Approved the Real and Personal Property corrections to the digest as recommended by the Board of Assessors and the Chief Appraiser at their last meeting, Thursday, August 18, 2016, with clarification that this does not approve a tax refund.  (R. Glisson) (FC Vote: 3-0) REPORT

 

11.       Accepted the FY17 Major Repair and Renovation (MRR) Technology Grant from Georgia Public Library Service and increased the FY17 revenue and expenditures budget in the amount of $14,306 for the libraries.  (G. Mullis) (FC Vote: 3-0) REPORT 

 

12.       Accepted the FY17 STEAM Mini-Grant from Georgia Public Library Service and increased the FY17 revenue and expenditures budget in the amount of $15,000 for the libraries.  (G. Mullis) (FC Vote: 3-0) REPORT

 

13.       Approved the third option year for county custodial services to American Facility Services, with funding to be provided by the Facilities Maintenance operating budget.  (B. Mauney) (FC Vote: 3-0) REPORT 

 

14.       Approved the Support Agreement with Stryker® to provide preventative maintenance, inspections, support and repairs for the ambulance stretchers and stair chairs used by the Fire Department for emergency response and treatment with funding to be provided by the FY17 Operating Budget.  (N. Mann) (FC Vote: 3-0) REPORT

 

15.       Awarded a contract for tree maintenance and removal services, with an option to renew at the rates bid for three consecutive years, to Jones Maintenance Company Inc. of St. Simons Island, the lowest responsive and responsible bidder, with funding provided by the FY17 Operating Budget.  (D. Deloach) (FC Vote: 3-0) REPORT

 

16.       Approved Change Order #3 in the amount of $10,000 to extend the contract length with Daniel McFee, Minserv, for construction inspection services through final completion of the Canal Crossing Project with funding to be provided from the fund balance previously committed for the Canal Road project.  (P. Andrews) (FC Vote: 3-0) REPORT 

 

17.       Authorized Change Order #2b in the amount of $27,330.10 to the East Coast Construction contract for the Canal Road Improvements contract to be funded by the JWSC, and increased revenues and expenditures in the amount of $27,330.10 for the Canal Road Improvement Project.  (P. Andrews) (FC Vote: 3-0) REPORT 

 

18.       Authorized the issuance of a Purchase Order for Fire Department uniforms and equipment to North America Fire Equipment Company, Inc. (NAFCO) in an amount not to exceed $45,000, with funding to be provided by the FY17 Fire Department budget. (R. Jordan) (FC Vote: 3-0) REPORT

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Browning and seconded by Commissioner Booker to approve all items on the consent agenda with the exception of item 3, which was removed for discussion. The motion carried unanimously.

 

ITEMS REMOVED FROM THE CONSENT AGENDA FOR DISCUSSION

 

3.         Approve accepting the FY 2016 Georgia Emergency Management and Homeland Security Agency (GEMHSA) sub-grant for $27,720 for use by the Glynn County Police Department to acquire and sustain equipment used by the department’s Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear Explosive (CBRNE) Team; and, amend the Police Department’s FY17 budget in the amount of $27,720, subject to the approval of the County Attorney. Grant #EMW-2016-SS00007-S01.  REPORT

 

Police Chief Matt Doering reported this grant provides equipment to the Police Department’s SWAT Team to assist in responding to potential threats.

 

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

 

 

GENERAL BUSINESS

 

19.       Consider approving the expenditure of approximately $34,109.80 for overtime for the Wings Over Golden Isles Airshow with funding to be provided by the Accommodation Excise Tax Fund fund balance.  (J. Powell) (FC Vote: 3-0) REPORT

 

Commissioner Provenzano said the overtime generated as a result of providing overnight and concert security at the event would be reimbursed by the promoter.

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Provenzano and seconded by Commissioner Coleman to approve. After discussion, the motion was rescinded and a new motion offered.

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Brunson and seconded by Commissioner Coleman to approve the agreement with Wings Over Golden Isles (WOGI) in which WOGI agrees to reimburse Glynn County for security services provided by Glynn County Sheriff’s deputies at their overtime pay rates (approximately $7,125) and approve the expenditure of $26,985 for additional staff from the Glynn County Fire Department, Police Department, and Glynn-Brunswick 911 Center with funding to be provided by the Accommodation Excise Tax Fund Balance. The motion carried 6-0-1 with Commissioner Stambaugh abstaining.

 

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 6:20 p.m.

 

 

 

                                                                                    ____________________________

Richard Strickland, Chairman

                                                                                    Board of Commissioners

                                                                                    Glynn County, Georgia

Attest:

 

 

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Cindee S. Overstreet, Clerk