Board of the Department of Natural Resources
Rembert C. Dennis Building, Room 205
Columbia, South Carolina
Friday, December 13, 2002
The telephonic meeting of the Board of the South Carolina Department of
Natural Resources was conducted by conference call at 9:00 a.m., on Friday,
December 13, 2002, in room 205 of the Rembert C. Dennis Building, Columbia,
South. Notice of the date, time and places of the meeting were posted and mailed
to the news media. Chairman Dr. Joab Lesesne presided over the meeting. Board
members present included Dr. Julius Leary, Ben Gregg, Russell Holliday, Jr., and
Malloy McEachin. Board members Danny Ford and Dr. Douglas Rucker were absent.
Dr. Paul A. Sandifer was present by telephone. Cary Chamblee and staff members
of the Department of Natural Resources were present.
- Call to Order
- Chairman Lesesne called the meeting to order at 9:00 a.m. and welcomed
everyone to the meeting.
- Chairman Lesesne asked for a moment of silent meditation.
- Item for Board Action
- Approval of Surety Companies for DLEO Bonds
- Cary Chamblee stated that the purpose of this meeting is to approve
the list of Surety Companies sent previously to the Board, to approve a
grace period for existing non-department DLEO bonds and to delegate
authority to the Director of DNR to maintain and update an approved list
of Surety Companies. Mr. Chamblee reviewed the statute requiring DNR to
maintain a list of approved surety companies for DLEO bonds. After a brief
discussion, Mr. Gregg made a motion that the Board approve the list of
Surety Companies as submitted, approve a grace period for existing
non-department DLEO bonds and delegate authority to the Director of DNR to
maintain and update an approved list of Surety Companies. Ms. Holliday
seconded the motion and the motion carried unanimously.
- There being no further business to be brought before the DNR Board at
this time, the meeting was adjourned.