Minutes

Telephonic Meeting

Board of the Department of Natural Resources

Rembert C. Dennis Building, Room 205
Columbia, South Carolina

Friday, December 13, 2002
9:00 a.m.

 

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.

  1. Call to Order
  2. Meditation
  3. Chairman Lesesne asked for a moment of silent meditation.
  4. Item for Board Action
    1. 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.
  5. Adjournment