MEMORANDUM
DATE: July 10, 2014

TO: Mayor Tomlinson
Council Members

Sandra
FROM: Sandra Davis, Deputy Clerk of Council

SUB: Columbus Golf Authority

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The current terms of office of Mr. Dan Culpepper, Mr. Gerald Miley, Mr. Daniel Blankenship, Mr. Ralph Huling, Mr. Aubry Burt and Mr. Rudolph Allen expired on June 30, 2014.

Mr. Dan Culpepper, Mr. Gerald Miley, Mr. Daniel Blankenship, Mr. Rudolph Allen and Mr. Ralph Huling are all eligible to serve another four-year term of office. Mr. Aubry Burt has served two full consecutive terms of office; therefore, he is not eligible for reappointment; these are the Council’s appointments.

There are currently five members residing in Senatorial District 29 and four members residing in Senatorial District 15. There is one woman serving on this board.

We have enclosed a copy of the data sheet on this board and a listing of the current board members.

COLUMBUS GOLF COURSE AUTHORITY
CLERK OF COUNCIL’S DATA SHEET
(REVISED JUNE 3, 1994)
(SUPERSEDES AUGUST 16, 1990 REVISION)
(REVISED OCTOBER 23, 1998)


CREATED BY: Ordinance No. 82-29, adopted May 4, 1982, as amended by Ord. No. 94-41, adopted May 31, 1994, pursuant to Secs. 3-104 (3) and 4-4-102 (1) of the Columbus Charter as amended by Ordinance 97-35, as amended by Ordinance No. 98-103, adopted October 20, 1998 creating and establishing the Oxbow Golf Course Fund and Budget.

CHARTER REFERENCE: No references to this specific board, but see Section 4-103, General Provisions Concerning Boards, Commissions and Authorities.

COLUMBUS CODE REFERENCE: No references to this specific board, but see Section 2-1, 2-3.01, 2-3.02, and 2-3.1, General Provisions Concerning Boards, Commissions and Authorities

COMPOSITION OF BOARD: Nine members (Ord. 94-41)

QUALIFICATIONS OF MEMBERS: Must be citizens of Columbus and qualified to vote at elections for the selection of members of the Columbus Council. (Ord. No 82-29 Sec, 1) see also, Columbus Code, Sec. 2-3.02 (a) for general qualifications for al boards.

MEMBERS APPOINTED BY: Columbus Council. (Ord. 82-29)

TERMS OF OFFICE: Four years. (Ord. No 82-29, Sec. 1 (a)

POWERS, DUTIES, AND RESPONSIBILTIES: Ord. No. 82-29, Sec. 1 (b) through (j)

COMPENSATION: Members are not compensated. (Ord. No 82-29, Sec. 1 (h)

SUCCESSION OF MEMBERS: See Columbus Code, Sec. 2-1 for general provisions applying to all boards, commissions and authorities.

OATH OF OFFICE: Each member shall take a special oath of office as prescribed by Ord. No. 82-29 which is different oath as prescribed for all other boards.

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COLUMBUS GOLF AUTHORITY OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA CONTINUED


OTHER REFERENCES: See Clerk of Council’s list of Miscellaneous General Provisions applying to all boards, commissions, authorities and committees.


Board:COLUMBUS GOLF COURSE AUTHORITY
Organization:Columbus Golf Course AuthorityNo. of Members9
Address:7333 Lynch Road Midland,GA 31820Phone:
Fax:
706-561-1614
706-561-2065
Contact:John MilamTitle:Director
General Counsel:Richard Hagler
Meeting Date:Once a Month -- Every Fourth Tuesday
Charge/Mission:This board is responsible for the operation of the "Bull Creek Golf Course, Fountain City Golf Course and Oxbow Meadows Golf Course" wherever the terms "Bull Creek Golf Course" or "golf course" appear in Ordinance No. 82-29 and amended April 8, 1997 by the adoption of Ordinance 97-35. It has (9) members, all of which are appointed by the Columbus Council. (Ord. 82-29, adopted May 4, 1982, as amended by Ord. No. 94-41, adopted May 31, 1994), and amended by Ordinance 97-35, adopted April 8, 1996.
Board Member:Daniel Culpepper SD-15
(Oath 7-21-10)
3219 University Avenue Unit 12, Columbus, GA 31907
Appointed By:Council (Terms)
7-13-2010/6-30-2014
(suc) Floyd Washington

Term Begins:07/01/2010Term Ends:06/30/2014
Board Member:Gerald Miley SD-29
(Oath)
8226 Midland Trail
Midland, GA 31820
Appointed By:Council (Terms)
10-9-2012/6-30-2014
(fill) Eddie Lindsey
Term Begins:07/01/2010Term Ends:06/30/2014
Board Member:Daniel Jeff Blankenship SD-29 (Oath 7-20-10)
5136 East Timbalier Ct Columbus, GA 31907
Appointed By:Council (Terms)
7-13-2010/6-30-2014
(suc) Richard Hagler
Term Begins:07/01/2010Term Ends:06/30/2014
Board Member:Rev. Ralph Huling SD-29
(Oath 7-20-10)
7642 Eagle Drive Midland, GA 31820
Appointed By:Council (Terms)
7-13-2010/6-30-2014
(suc) Rev. Willie Hill
Term Begins:07/01/2010Term Ends:06/30/2014
Board Member:Aubry Burt SD-29
(Oath 8-24-06)
8465 Garrett Road Midland, GA 31820
Appointed By:Council (Terms)
7-1-06/6-30-10
(suc) Earl Bagley
7-1-10/6-30-2014
Term Begins:07/01/2010Term Ends:06/30/2014
Board Member:Rev. Rudolph Allen SD-15 (Oath 5-1-08)
3323 Urban Avenue
Columbus, GA 31907
Appointed By:Council (Terms)
4-24-08/6-30-10
(fill) Nancy Hopkins
7-1-10/6-30-2014
Term Begins:07/01/2010Term Ends:06/30/2014
Board Member:Ms. Rhudine Nelson SD-15 (Oath 7-3-08)
125 Longshore Dr Columbus, GA 31907
Appointed By:Council (Terms)
7-1-08/6-30-12
7-1-12/6-30-16
(suc) June Holder
Term Begins:07/01/2012Term Ends:06/30/2016
Board Member:Sam Warren SD-15
(Oath)
2723 Fleetwood Drive
Columbus, GA 31906
Appointed By:Council (Terms)
7-1-2012/6-30-2016
(fill) Neil Bickerstaff Hatcher
Term Begins:07/01/2012Term Ends:06/30/2016
Board Member:Carl L. Williams, Jr. SD-29 (Oath 7-3-08)
5907 Britcliff Drive
Columbus, GA 31909
Appointed By:Council (Terms)
7-1-08/6-30-12
7-1-12/6-30-16
(suc) Donald Clack
Term Begins:07/01/2012Term Ends:06/30/2016
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