Special Called Meeting Minutes – June 30, 2014

For your consideration, please review the minutes for the Special Called Meeting from June 30, 2014:

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PRESENT: Dale Provenzano, Chairman
Thomas A. Boland, Commissioner
John A. Cason, III, City Commissioner
Sandra J. Dean, Commissioner
Donald M. Elliott, Commissioner
David H. Ford, Commissioner
Ronald E. Perry, Commissioner

ALSO PRESENT: Stephen A. Swan, Executive Director
John D. Donaghy, Director of Administration
Desiree E. Watson, JWSC Attorney
Barbara Rogers, JWSC Acting Clerk

Chairman Provenzano called the meeting to order, Commissioner Perry provided the invocation, and Commissioner Boland led the pledge.

Commissioner Elliott made a motion seconded by Commissioner Boland to add Short-Term Lease Agreement to the agenda. Motion carried 7-0-0.

1. Authorize the Chairman to sign the closing documents for the UCB property on June 30, 2014.

Commissioner Perry made a motion seconded by Commissioner Boland to authorize the Chairman to sign the closing documents for purchase of parcel numbers 01-02603 and 01-02604 in accordance with the Purchase and Sale Agreement with UCB Coastal Properties, Inc., as amended. Motion carried 7-0-0.

Commissioners held a brief discussion on the responsibility for asbestos abatement and removal.
2. Discussion and approval of the sale of the 2307 Gloucester Street property.

Commissioner Dean made a motion seconded by Commissioner Perry to declare 2307 Gloucester Street, Brunswick, Georgia surplus property, and authorize the sale of the property after staff has performed an appraisal, and to bring this item back to the Commission for final approval of the sale of the property and issuance of a quitclaim deed; and the method of sale will be to engage a broker.
Motion failed 0-7-0.

Commissioner Cason stated he was reluctant to approve selling the property until an appraisal has been performed and the Commission could make an evaluation based on the current value of the property.

Commissioner Dean made a motion seconded by Commissioner Cason to move forward with securing an appraisal and recommending a broker for the 2307 Gloucester Street property. Motion carried 7-0-0.

Chairman Provenzano asked the Finance Committee to move forward with securing an appraisal and broker.

3. Short-Term Lease Agreement

Commissioner Elliott made a motion seconded by Commissioner Perry to approve the Short-Term Lease Agreement, as presented, with UBC Coastal Properties, Inc., and authorize the Chairman to sign the lease. Motion carried 7-0-0.

Chairman Provenzano requested Executive Director, Steve Swan, contact UCB and inquire if it would be possible to hold the July 17, 2014 meeting in the new facilities.

There being no additional business to bring before the Commission, Chairman Provenzano adjourned the meeting.