MINUTES REGULAR MEETING
GLYNN COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS HISTORIC GLYNN COUNTY COURTHOUSE
701 “G” STREET, 2ND  FLOOR, COMMISSIONERS’ MEETING CHAMBERS
THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 2019 AT 6:00 PM

 

PRESENT:                       Michael Browning, Chairman, District 1 Bill Brunson, Vice Chairman, District 4

Dr. Peter Murphy, Commissioner, District 2 Wayne Neal, Commissioner, District 3 Allen Booker, Commissioner, District 5

David O’Quinn, Commissioner, At Large Post 1

ABSENT:                        Bob Coleman, Commissioner, At Large Post 2

ALSO PRESENT:           Alan Ours, County Manager

Aaron Mumford, County Attorney

Dhwani Patel, County Clerk

 

INVOCATION AND PLEDGE

 

PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD

 

Hugh Borque spoke regarding Resolution #R-08-16 relating to Plumbroke Road.

 

Pastor Gary Shavers spoke regarding Resolution #R-08-16 relating to the Board disclaiming interest in Plumbroke Road.

 

COMMISSION PRESENTATIONS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Brunson and seconded by Commissioner Booker to add item 5.1 to the published agenda to authorize staff to negotiate a personal service contract with Daniel (Danny) Lippi of Advanced Tree Care, Inc of St. Augustine, FL to instruct and supervise canopy reduction pruning and crutch placement of the Neptune Park Picnic Area trees with funding to be provided by the Accommodation Excise Tax Fund fund balance. The motion carried unanimously.

 

PUBLIC HEARING – Alcoholic Beverage License

Public Hearings will be limited to 30 minutes for each opposing side, with 5 minutes allocated to each individual speaker. Comments are to be limited to relevant information regarding your position and should avoid being repetitious. If your group has a spokesperson, please allow that individual to present your group’s position in the time allocated. Your cooperation in this process will be greatly appreciated.


 

1.                  Consider denying the application of a 2019 alcoholic beverage license to Samuel David Hamby for Charred Oak LLC DBA Charred Oak, 134 B Retreat Plz, St. Simons Island, GA. The business location does not meet the distance requirements and the zoning requirements for a lounge. (Occupation Tax/Police Chief) REPORT Clerk’s note: This item was deferred by the Board from its March 21, 2019, and April 4, 2019 meetings. The applicant has withdrawn his application; therefore, this item will not be considered by the Board of Commissioners.

 

CONSENT AGENDA General Business

 

2.                  Approved the minutes of the regular meeting held April 4, 2019, subject to any necessary corrections. (D. Patel)

 

3.                  Authorized the establishment of the Development Setback Line for property at 107 East 28th Street, Sea Island, in accordance with Glynn County Zoning Ordinance, Section 727, “Beach and Dune Protection District.” REPORT

 

4.                  Authorized submittal of a Joint Application for A Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers Permit,  State of Georgia Marshland Protection Permit,  Revocable  License Agreement, and request for Water Quality Certification for the Eastbeach Causeway Intersection Improvements Project at Demere Road and Ocean Blvd, a SPLOST 2016 Project. (D Austin) REPORT

 

5.                  Approved the Empty the Shelters Grant Acceptance Agreement with the Bissell Pet Foundation to allow Glynn County Animal Control Services to participate in a pet adoption event to be held May 4, 2019. Pets will be available to the public at a reduced cost of $25 with the Bissel Pet Foundation covering the difference at a reimbursement rate of $100 per dog and $50 per cat. (K. Downs) REPORT

 

5.1     Authorized staff to negotiate a personal service contract with Daniel (Danny) Lippi of Advanced Tree Care, Inc of St. Augustine, FL to instruct and supervise canopy reduction pruning and crutch placement of the Neptune Park Picnic Area trees with funding to be provided by the Accommodation Excise Tax Fund fund balance. (D. Austin) REPORT

 

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

 

APPOINTMENTS

 

6.                  Consider appointing one (1) citizen to serve on the Coastal Regional Commission’s (CRC) Aging Services Advisory Council. The term begins immediately and ends June 30, 2021.  Zarak Hasbrouck

Carrie Lewis  Dale Tushman


 

 

Commissioner Brunson nominated Carrie Lewis. Commissioner Booker nominated Zarak Hasbrouck.

 

Commissioner Brunson, Commissioner Neal, and Commissioner Murphy voted to appoint Ms. Lewis.

Commissioner Booker, Commissioner O’Quinn, and Commissioner Browning voted to appoint Mr. Hazbrouck.

 

Due to a lack of majority vote, a motion was made by Commissioner Brunson and seconded by Commissioner Booker to defer this item to the May 2, 2019, meeting. The  motion carried unanimously.

 

7.                  Consider appointing one (1) citizen to serve on the Glynn County Zoning Appeals Board. The term begins immediately and ends March 31, 2023.

AJ Berry  Jeff Kilgore Julian Smith

Eddie Wildsmith

 

Commissioner O’Quinn nominated AJ Berry. Commissioner Booker nominated Julian Smith.

 

Commissioner O’Quinn, Commissioner Brunson, Commissioner Browning, Commissioner Neal

and, Commissioner Murphy voted to appoint AJ Berry. Commissioner Booker voted to appoint Mr. Smith.

 

Mr. Berry was appointed to serve on the Glynn County Zoning Appeals Board.

 

GENERAL BUSINESS

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION/POST EXECUTIVE SESSION ACTION

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Booker and seconded by Commissioner Brunson to adjourn to executive session to discuss property acquisition and potential litigation. The motion carried unanimously.

 

BACK IN SESSION

 

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

 

A motion was made by Commissioner  Brunson and  seconded by Commissioner Booker  to approve the executive session minutes of February 7, 2019. The motion carried unanimously.


 

 

A motion was made by Commissioner Brunson and seconded by Commissioner Neal to accept

 t h e Cou nt y Att orn ey’s recom men d at ion s re gard in g property acquisition and potential litigation. The motion carried unanimously.

 

There being no further business, the meeting was adjourned at 7:26 p.m.

 

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                ____________________________

Michael Browning, Chairman

                                                                                                                Board of Commissioners

                                                                                                                Glynn County, Georgia

Attest:

 

 

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Dhwani Patel, County Clerk