Glynn County, Georgia

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Glynn County is one of 159 counties in Georgia. The county seat is Brunswick.

Website evaluation

See also: Evaluation of Georgia county websites
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Transparency Grade
Budget Y
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Meetings Y
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Elected Officials Y
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Administrative Officials Y
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Permits, zoning Y
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Audits Y
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Contracts Y
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Lobbying Y
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Public records Y
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Local taxes Y
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Transparency grading process

This website was last evaluated in August 2014.

The good

  • The most current budget is listed. Budgets are archived for 10 years.[1]
  • Key administrative officials are listed for each department (personalized email addresses are provided, as are phone numbers and mailing addresses).[2]
  • Elected officials are listed with a mailing address, phone number and personalized email.[3]
  • Meeting minutes are archived through 1931. Meeting agendas are archived for eight years.[4] A meeting calendar is available and names the times and locations of public meetings.[5]
  • The most recent audit is posted. Audits dating back to 2002 are available.[6]
  • Bids and RFPs are posted online. Approved contract statements are provided for vendors.[7]
  • Information regarding the public records request process is available.[8]
  • Local taxes, like property taxes, are available online. Residents are able to pay taxes online.[9]
  • The county discloses that it is a member of two taxpayer-funded lobbying organizations and provides the latest membership dues.[8]
  • Zoning ordinances are posted online. Permit applications are also available online.[10]
  • County Commission meetings and committee meetings are streamed live, and a video archive of past meetings is available.[11]
  • An Open Government / Transparency page provides a compilation of all related information.[8]

County commissioners

The Board of Commissioners holds regular meetings on the first and third Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the Historic Courthouse, 701 G Street, Brunswick, Georgia. All meetings are open to the public. The Board of Commissioners may also hold such additional meetings as shall be necessary.

Commissioners serve staggered terms of four years and are elected by district.

Name Title District Term ends
Michael Browning Commissioner District 1 12-31-16
Dale Provenzano Commissioner District 2 12-31-16
Richard Strickland Commissioner District 3 12-31-14
Mary Hunt Commissioner District 4 12-31-14
Allen Booker Commissioner District 5 12-31-16
Clyde Taylor Commissioner County-wide 12-31-14
Bob Coleman Commissioner County-wide 12-31-16

Administrative officials

Title Name
County Administrator Alan Ours
County Attorney Aaron Mumford
Police Chief Matthew Doering
County Clerk Cindee Overstreet
Fire Chief A.L. Thomas
Director, Parks & Recreation Wesley Davis
Director, Public Works David Austin
Director, Finance Tonya Miller
Director, Community Development David Hainley
Director, IT John Catron
Director, HR Orah Reed
Director, Property Appraisal Ron Glisson

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