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Strategic Plan Camden County Board of Commissioners


STRATEGIC PLAN 2020 → 2025 → 2035 Camden County Board of Commissioners

Camden County, Georgia December 2019 Facilitated by: Lyle Sumek Associates, Inc. 9 Flagship Court Palm Coast, FL 32137-3373

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Strategic Plan: 2020 – 2025 – 2035/Board of County Commissioners/Camden County, Georgia

Table of Contents Strategic Planning for Camden County

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Camden County Vision 2035

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Camden County Government Mission

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Camden County Plan 2020 – 2025

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Camden County Action Agenda 2020

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STRATEGIC PLANNING FOR CAMDEN COUNTY

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Strategic Planning Model for Camden County Value-based principles that describe the preferred future in 15 years

VISION

Destination “You Have Arrived”

Strategic goals that focus outcome-based objectives and potential actions for five years

PLAN

Map “The Right Route”

Focus for one year – a work program: policy agenda for the County Board Annual Action Plan, management agenda for staff; major projects

EXECUTION

Itinerary “The Right Direction”

Principles that define the responsibility of County government and frame the primary services – core service businesses

MISSION

Vehicle “The Right Bus”

Personal values that define performance standards and expectations for employees

CORE BELIEFS

Fuel “The Right People”

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CAMDEN COUNTY VISION 2035

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Camden County Vision 2035 CAMDEN COUNTY 2035 is the PREMIER COASTAL COMMUNITY OF GEORGIA – BEAUTIFUL (A), SAFE (B).

CAMDEN COUNTY 2035 has a STRONG REGIONAL ECONOMY AND DIVERSE JOB OPPORTUNITIES with four major pillars: an ACTIVE NAVAL SUBMARINE BASE (C), a SUCCESSFUL WORLD CLASS SPACEPORT (D), SPORTS TOURISM (E) AND TECHNOLOGY CORRIDOR (F).

CAMDEN COUNTY 2035 has RELAXED LIVING with QUALITY RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENTS (G), ABUNDANT LEISURE CHOICES FOR ALL (H).

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Camden County Vision 2035 PRINCIPLE A

PRINCIPLE B

BEAUTIFUL

SAFE

 Means 1. Attractive gateways and entrances to Camden County especially from I-95 2. Appropriate County signage at exit 1 and exit 26 3. Well maintained and beautiful parks and open spaces 4. Updated, well maintained, attractive County buildings and facilities 5. Lighting for exit 14 and exit 6

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 Means 1. Residents feeling safe and secure at home and in the community 2. Timely and appropriate response for emergency medical calls with a high survival rate 3. Low crime rate 4. If crimes occur, the criminals are arrested and prosecuted in a timely manner 5. Residents and businesses working in partnership with law enforcement agencies to create a safe Camden County community 6. Camden County prepared for, able to respond, and to restore service, and recover from a major disaster

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PRINCIPLE C

PRINCIPLE D

ACTIVE NAVAL SUBMARINE BASE

SUCCESSFUL WORLD CLASS SPACEPORT

 Means 1. Maintained the number of submarines at the Naval Submarine Base 2. Impact payment to education/schools 3. Diversification of commands at the Naval Submarine Base 4. Potential use of excess land on the base

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 Means 1. Development of a world-class launch facility with regular launch schedule 2. Development of space vehicle and payload technology businesses 3. Development of space tourism – visits for launches 4. Increasing launch capacity 5. Link to Georgia Tech campus development to support the Spaceport 6. Strong partnership between the private sector, Aerospace Companies, and Spaceport Camden County 7. Support businesses for Spaceport operation 8. Defining brand: the “Aerospace Center of United States” and “Georgia’s Space Coast” 9. I-95 high technology corridor including Aerospace Commerce Center

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PRINCIPLE E

PRINCIPLE F

SPORTS TOURISM

TECHNOLOGY CORRIDOR

 Means 1. Reputation as the "Amateur Sports Center of Georgia and North Florida" 2. Top quality outdoor sports complexes for regional and national tournaments 3. Indoor sports facility for basketball, volleyball, gymnastics, cheerleading, etc. 4. Intercollegiate tournaments bringing in teams from the north 5. Developing tournaments for emerging sports: lacrosse, quidditch, disk golf, etc.

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 Means 1. Georgia Tech campus offering degrees and diversified educational programs 2. Competitive technology infrastructure in place to support businesses and business development 3. Growing reputation as a technology hub in Georgia and north Florida 4. Land available in state-of-the-art business/technology park(s)

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PRINCIPLE G

PRINCIPLE H

QUALITY RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENTS

ABUNDANT LEISURE CHOICES FOR ALL

 Means 1. Future developments following Camden County plans and meeting the development standards and regulations 2. Reliable delivery of utility services 3. Incorporation of smart growth principles into future development in Camden County: cluster units, water and sewer service 4. Opportunities for homeownership – high percentage of homeownership 5. Quality infrastructure for water and sewer: well designed and well maintained

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 Means 1. Well designed, well maintained sports complexes for local, recreational, and tournament use 2. State-of-the-art library facilities and services 3. Performing Arts Center for local and regional performances and uses

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CAMDEN COUNTY GOVERNMENT MISSION

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Camden County Government Mission The mission of CAMDEN COUNTY GOVERNMENT is to deliver DEFINED COUNTY SERVICES (1) with EXCEPTIONAL CUSTOMER SERVICE(2) and in a FINANCIALLY SUSTAINABLE(3) and TRANSPARENT MANNER(4).

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PRINCIPLE 1

PRINCIPLE 2

DEFINED COUNTY SERVICES

EXCEPTIONAL CUSTOMER SERVICE

 Means 1. Services defined by State of Georgia as the responsibility of county government 2. Basic county services as defined by the County Commission 3. Services that expand the local economy and county tax base 4. Services that preserve the natural environment 5. Services that make the county a desirable place to live 6. Annually review County services and define services/service levels

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 Means 1. Listening to and knowing the needs of residents and businesses 2. Providing a timely response to a service request 3. Acting in a respectful and courteous manner with County customers 4. Providing easy access to County information and services 5. Knowing who is the customer 6. Taking time to explain decisions or actions, especially when the answer is "no" 7. Solving the customer’s problem; or refer the customer to the person who can help them

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PRINCIPLE 3

PRINCIPLE 4

FINANCIALLY SUSTAINABLE GOVERNMENT

TRANSPARENT GOVERNMENT

 Means 1. Delivering defined County services in the most efficient and cost effective manner 2. Providing service value to the taxpayers of Camden County 3. Developing a fiscally responsible annual budget 4. Working with other governments on shared services 5. Having effective financial systems, reporting, and controls 6. Developing and annually updating a long-range (5 year) financial plan and financial policies

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 Means 1. County Commission working together as a team 2. Respectfully listening to ideas and suggestions from the community 3. Developing working and collaborative relationships with other governments: State of Georgia, Cities - Woodbine, St. Marys, and Kingsland; other governmental organizations/agencies 4. Developing effective public – private partnerships 5. Taking the time to celebrate Camden County successes with the community

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CAMDEN COUNTY PLAN 2020 – 2025

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Camden County Goals 2025 FINANCIALLY SOUND COUNTY PROVIDING EXCEPTIONAL SERVICE AND VALUE

GROW THE LOCAL ECONOMY

PLANNED AND MANAGED GROWTH

GREAT PLACE TO LIVE

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Goal 1 Financially Sound County Providing Exceptional Service and Value OBJECTIVES 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Provide financially responsible budget with appropriate tax level that supports exceptional County services Maintain/enhance County government teamwork and performance Deliver County services in the most efficient, cost effective manner Increase cyber and information security Expand communications with the residents in Camden County

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VALUE TO RESIDENTS 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

Service value for their taxes and fees Reliable delivery of County services Timely response for a service call: emergency and nonemergency County prepared for the future growth and development Top quality, exceptional customer service from the County government Responsible fiscal stewardship by County Commission and government

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SHORT TERM CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

Roads at end or beyond life cycle Residents’ service expectations and capacity of County government Equipment at end of life cycle and needing replacement – keeping our equipment running Tax Digest reliance on residential base Recovering sales tax revenues from State of Georgia on internet sales Funding for grant matching dollars Funding for staffing needs across all County departments

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LONG TERM CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES 1.

Rising costs of conducting County business: materials, contracts, healthcare, pensions, utilities, employee costs 2. Working with other governments to expand shared services 3. Actions by federal and State of Georgia impacting County revenues, finances, and services 4. Difficulty in finding quality candidates for County employment 5. SPLOST #8 priorities and project timing with increasing construction costs 6. Defining County government roles and responsibilities for services 7. Funding for information technology upgrades and data storage 8. Misinformation and disinformation on County government services, finances, and plans 9. Funding for drainage system 10. Funding for emergency situations 11. Reducing job requirements in a competitive employment market

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POLICY ACTIONS 2020

MANAGEMENT ACTIONS 2020

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Georgia Power Building: Direction

Top Priority

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Curbside Solid Waste Collection

Top Priority

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T-SPLOST: Direction, Projects and Election School Resource Officers: Funding

Top Priority

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Public Works/Fleet Facility: Definition, Location Facilities Manager: Report and Direction County Owned Property: Inventory and Direction

6. 7.

High Priority High Priority

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High Priority

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Grants Match Fund/Staffing: Direction

High Priority

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Vehicle and Equipment Replacement Schedule and Funding GIS: In-House: Direction and Funding County Buildings and Facilities Security: Assessment, Report, Direction Countywide Fuel System Replacement: Report and Direction State Advocacy and Legislative Agenda: Direction SPLOST #8: Project Priority and Funding Generators and Switch Gear: Report and Direction

High Priority

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7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12.

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Top Priority

Internal Auditor Position: Direction and Funding Timber Tax Collection/Enforcement: Report and Actions Fire Revenue Study: Completion and Direction County Financial Policies: Update

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MANAGEMENT IN PROGRESS 2020 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18.

19. 20. 21. 22.

Public Safety Storage Upgrade Public Works Director: Hiring HR Performance Evaluation System: Implementation Strategic Plan 2020 – 2025 – 2035: Update Election Headquarters: Relocation New Polling Locations Fire Strategic Plan 2020 – 2025 Fire Company Officers Promotions: Completion Gun Range Grant CDBG – DR/MIT Application Lighting Safety Policy: Development and Implementation PSA Insurance Separation Hardware and Operating System Refresh: Phase 2 MainPoint TV in Lobby MainPoint Health DVDs Sheriff’s Office Desktop PC Migration Windows 7 to Windows 10 Assessors Office HR Policies: Update Educational Items for Patients a. Diabetes b. Hypertension Pit for Dirt: Application Network Switch Environment Installation Security Self-Service User Password Management and AD Audit Sheriff’s Office Desktop PC Replacement: Phase 1

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MANAGEMENT IN PROGRESS 2020 23. Drug Team (J – CAT) Task Force: MOU Review 24. National Institute for Government Purchasing (NIGP) Accreditation 25. Finance Conflict of Interest Form 26. Georgia Election Equipment Training 27. Records Retention Server: Upgrade 28. Election Equipment Storage Location 29. Election Headquarters/Polling Location Security 30. County Emergency Powers Ordinance: Update 31. Annual Fire Compensation Report 32. Fire Employee Retention Survey: Completion 33. Auto and Heavy Equipment Parts Inventory 34. Life Cycle Cost Management: Development 35. Network Mapping 36. Patient Portal: Implementation 37. Lunch and Learn Program: Improvements 38. Public Works Handheld Radios: Replacement 39. New World Software: Update 40. Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Plan 41. Special Waste Disposal Documentation 42. SWA Excavator 43. Williams Communications Installation: 4 Site Simulcast VHF System 44. Building Inspector: ICC Certification 45. Financial/Human Resource/IncodeX Software Upgrade

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MANAGEMENT IN PROGRESS 2020 46. 47. 48. 49. 50. 51. 52. 53.

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55. 56. 57. 58.

59. 60. 61. 62. 63.

New Community Outreach Plan with Actions Local Emergency Planning Committee: Establishment Command and Control Software: Implementation Damage Assessment Software: Implementation Transportation Contract with Coastal Regional Commission for Evacuation Support NIMS Resolution: Update High Priority Drill and Exercise: Development Assessors Office Internal Audit a. Homestead b. Tax Exempt Assessors Office 2020 Re-evaluation a. Residential – All b. I-95 Corridor Commercial Properties Notice of Violation: Update Crisis Management and Decision Making Workshops NIMS IMT Training Public Outreach Training a. Stop the Bleed b. First Aid c. Business Community d. All Hazard Preparation Revenue Outcome Projections: Improvements Animal Control Building Renovation: Plan General Government Records 2020 Annual Destruction Citizens’ Academy Program 2020: Completion Records Retention Facility: Records Inventory

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MANAGEMENT IN PROGRESS 2020 64. 65. 66. 67. 68. 69. 70. 71. 72. 73. 74. 75. 76. 77. 78. 79. 80.

81. 82. 83. 84.

VOAD Enhancement Debris Management Plan Revision County Disaster Awareness Program: Enhancement Financial Internal Control: Update Fire Grants: AFG Grants Fire Mobile Tablets: Replacement (9) Fleet Maintenance Program Guidelines Self-Insured Workers Compensation: CRP MainPoint Additional Monitors Sheriff Business Continuity Operations SOP Documentation Comprehensive Emergency Services Contract: Development All Lines Aggregate Insurance Policy/Annual Report Body Camera Policy and Funding Census 2020: Complete Count Strategic Plan Dashboard Software: Implementation Website Accessibility Compliance Department Process Improvements a. Public Works b. Facility Management GIS: Development and Funding Ambulance: Purchase (2) EMS Billing PPO Contract Negotiations Fire Department Policies and Procedures: Update

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MANAGEMENT IN PROGRESS 2020 85. 86. 87. 88. 89. 90. 91. 92. 93. 94. 95. 96. 97. 98. 99. 100. 101. 102. 103. 104. 105. 106. 107.

Fire Radio Systems: Update Grants Management Staffing CERT Team: Development Leadership Training Program: Implementation Retirement Match: Direction Fiber Information Gathering Server Room Security: FOB Readers Geographic Storage Location for Replication of Data IT Vehicle Generator: Installation Nurse Practitioner: Funding Public Works Work Orders/Inventories Software Mobile Laptop – Patrol Vehicles Body Cameras Docking Station Dual Form Authentication Range Microwave Connectivity SWAT Equipment Update Investigator Equipment Update Marine Patrol Equipment: Update Taser Program: Update Residential Drop Off Area: Development Assessors Office Website: Update Assessors Office Vehicle

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MANAGEMENT IN PROGRESS 2020 108. Additional Appraisers 109. Radio Systems Administrator 110. Fixed Inventory/Work Order Software a. Public Works b. Facilities 111. Animal Control Field Training Operations Manual 112. LEOP Revision: Updates 113. Hazard Mitigation Plan: Re-write 114. Budget Award: Preparation 115. Lucas Device Upgrade 116. Hazard Mitigation Plan 117. MainPoint Exam Table 118. Record Retention Digitalization 119. 319 H Grant Phase 2 120. CIG Flood Risk Tool Year 2 121. Leachate Pump: Installation 122. Landfill Permit: Renew 123. Animal Control: In-House Training Program 124. Hazard Mitigation Grant: Submittal 125. COOP/COG Build Basic Plan 126. HMGP – LRAD & AM Stations (FEMA) 127. HMGP Elevation (FEMA) 128. MainPoint Vaccine Refrigerator 129. Camden County Employee Handbook: Update

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MANAGEMENT IN PROGRESS 2020 130. 131. 132. 133. 134. 135. 136. 137.

138. 139. 140. 141. 142. 143. 144. 145. 146. 147.

Insurance Broker Contract Photo Contest 2020 Update Social Media Policy Utility Cost Savings Project: Monitoring Employee Recognition/Service Recognition CPA Annual Audit CAFR Award: Preparation Fire Professional Development Plans a. Firefighters b. Paramedics Fire Fleet Services: Refinements Citizen Fire Academy: Development Certification for Technicians ASE and EVT Fleet Policy and Procedures: Development Fleet Capital Investment Program Shop Tools and Equipment: Update Annual Open Claims Audit Countywide Time Keeping System PTO: Completion Public Works Equipment a. Dump truck b. Low Boy c. Gradall d. Skid Steer e. D4 – 5 Dozer f. Grinding Head for Excavator

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MANAGEMENT IN PROGRESS 2020 148. GIS Integration Culvert Pipes/Signage/Drainage Easements: Update 149. Landfill Sites Monitoring 150. MSW Landfill Expansion (30-year Capacity) 151. Public Works and Permitting Map Application: Development 152. Code Enforcement Level 2 153. 2020 Annual Report 154. Aerial Photography Vendor Contract 155. SPLOST #7 Collections/Final Report 156. County Clerk Education: Master’s Program 157. Firefighter Certification: EMT-B 158. eNewsletters 159. Press Releases 160. ISO Strategy 161. Hot Button Education and Training Program 162. Sheriff Cyber Security Assessment 163. Applicant Tracking System 164. Diversity Training Program 165. GIS Data Inventory and County Map Gallery 166. HR Form Automation 167. In Car/Body Cameras Data Transfer and Retention

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ON THE HORIZON 2021 – 2025

MAJOR PROJECTS 2020 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

Woodbine Tower Fire Station 18 Parking Lot Fire Station Generators Old Radio Tower East: Take Down MSW Landfill: Pond Cleaning Juvenile Justice Building Security Cameras Landfill Site Upgrades a. Roads b. Site Entrance Areas 8. Fire Headquarters Renovation 9. Haul Road at MSW 10. Radio System Maintenance: Contract 11. County Facilities Energy Efficiencies

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Communications/EOC Facility: Direction and Funding Records Retention Facility: Study, Direction, and Funding ½ cent Safety Tax: Direction Comprehensive County Facilities and Infrastructure Condition Assessment and Plan: Direction, Funding, and Development Comprehensive Compensation and Benefits Policy: Review and Direction New Public Health Building: Report, Direction, and Funding Fire Training Facility: Report, Direction, and Funding Health/Wellness Building Expansion: Direction and Funding County Library Roof Replacement: Direction and Funding PSA Contracts: Review, Report with Options and Direction Shared Services: Report, Direction, and Actions  GIS  Fleet (Public Safety)  IT  Development Services  Planning Cyber Security Plan: Direction and Funding Financial Plan for an Economic Recession: Development, Direction, and Short Term Actions

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Countywide Volunteer Program: Review, Report, Direction and Actions Recycling Waste Services: Review and Direction Recycling Program: Report and Direction Sheriff Funding: Direction  Vehicles  Staff  Jail Public Safety Radio System: Direction and Funding (700/800) Funding Balance Policy: Review and Direction County Strategic Communications Policy, Staffing, and Plan: Direction and Funding IT Hardware/Software Replacement Plan: Direction and Funding (County IT Infrastructure) Jail Facility: Direction and Funding County Services Online: Report, Direction, and Funding

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ON THE HORIZON 2021 – 2025 24. 25. 26. 27. 28. 29. 30. 31. 32. 33. 34. 35. 36.

Public Works Department Staffing: Report, Direction, and Funding Purchasing Policy and Process: Evaluation, Report, and Direction Government Offices Relocation: Report, Direction, and Next Steps Sheriff Vehicles and Laptop Replacement: Direction and Funding Sheriff Substation: Direction and Funding Sheriff Boats: Direction and Funding Armored Vehicle/Mobile Command Center: Direction and Funding Re-key Substation: Direction and Funding Weapon Simulator: Direction and Funding Animal Control Costume and Materials: Purchase Animal Control Education Curriculum: Development Point of Care: Addition Treadmill Stress Test/PFT System: Replacement

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Goal 2 Grow the Local Economy OBJECTIVES 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Effective economic development organization producing results: new businesses and more jobs Successful operating Spaceport Camden Campus development by Georgia Tech Development of a Technical College: Open and offering educational/training programs Development of Commercial Commerce Center to support Spaceport Camden

VALUE TO RESIDENTS 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

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More job opportunities and specifically quality jobs for our children Opportunities to start and grow a business in Camden County Expanded commercial tax base reducing the tax burden on property owners Ability to work near home – more leisure and family time Businesses investing in Camden County

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SHORT TERM CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

Securing and delivering Spaceport Camden Creating more job opportunities for County residents Keeping the public engaged and managing expectations Dependence on the Navy Working with Georgia Tech and Technical College to secure campuses Developing partners for Innovation Research Park

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LONG TERM CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES 1.

Performance accountability and results from economic development organization 2. Funding future economic development activities 3. Expanding sports facilities for more tournaments 4. Tapping the transportation network: ports, I-95 and airport 5. Lack of public utilities to potential sites 6. Future economic recession and the impact on business investment 7. Competition from other communities 8. No major retail – residents head north and south resulting in sales tax “leakage” 9. Tapping into expanding port facilities and activities: Jacksonville, Brunswick, and Savannah 10. 8,000 residents leaving Camden County daily for employment 11. Community resistance to economic growth and disinformation

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ON THE HORIZON 2021 – 2025

POLICY ACTIONS 2020 1.

Spaceport Camden

Top Priority

2.

County Economic Development: Report, Direction, and Funding

High Priority

MANAGEMENT IN PROGRESS 2020 1. 2. 3.

Technical College Entrance Road Technical College: Open Spaceport Camden Website: Update

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Business Retention/Growth Strategy: Report, Direction, and Actions 2. Georgia Tech Strategy: Direction 3. Overall Tourism Development Strategy: Direction 4. Innovation Research Park: Development 5. Sports Tourism Development Strategy: Report, Direction, and Actions 6. County Fairground/Multi Use Park/Event Center: Report and Direction 7. Airport: Evaluation, Report, Direction, and County Actions 8. Old Mill Site Development 9. JDA Property Development 10. Pass Freeport Exemption Level IV: eCommerce Distribution Centers

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Goal 3 Planned and Managed Growth OBJECTIVES 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

Maintain/upgrade condition of County roads Quality residential development consistent with the County plans and development regulations Workable Unified Development Code throughout Camden County Effective storm water management and drainage system Upgrade County infrastructure Fund County services and staffing to support population growth

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VALUE TO RESIDENTS 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Protection/enhancement of property values More attractive and beautiful community Quality housing choices and options Less traffic congestion and predictable travel times Better quality County roads with a "smoother" drive

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SHORT TERM CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

Increasing federal government and State of Georgia mandates and regulatory requirements Roads expansion and upgrades Funding for infrastructure maintenance and upgrade Unknown impacts of Spaceport Camden Coordinating growth and development with cities Addressing wetlands and stormwater issues Increasing costs of construction and County service delivery

LONG TERM CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

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Steady residential/commercial development Conflict between personal property rights and community value Replacing the airport Implementing SPLOST #8 and educating/informing the community Defining government’s role in regulating and planning for growth Determining who should pay for growth: current or new residents Changing mobility options: moving around the county by Uber, autonomous vehicles, etc.

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MANAGEMENT IN PROGRESS 2020

POLICY ACTIONS 2020 1. 2. 3. 4.

Drainage Cleaning Crew: Direction and Funding Road Resurfacing: Service Level and Funding Countywide Stormwater Policy and Master Plan: Development Accessory Living Units: Direction

Top Priority High Priority

6. 7. 8. 9.

MANAGEMENT ACTIONS 2020 1. 2. 3. 4.

Hazard Mitigation Plan UDC: Metal Sidings UDC: Alcohol Fee UDC: Tower Setbacks

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1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

2019 LMIG Completion 2020 LMIG Submission to GDOT Paved Roads Mowing Zoning Web Application and Map Horsepen Creek Watershed Septic Systems Replacement: Phase 2 Coastal Resiliency Project: Web App Road Inventory System: Update Browntown Road Drainage Pipelines Dirt Road Maintenance

High Priority

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ON THE HORIZON 2021 – 2025

MAJOR PROJECTS 2020 1.

2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7.

Paving Projects a. Satilla Bluff West b. Field Creek Circle c. Plantation Point d. Oakhill Church Road e. Marr Road Mush Bluff Road Ditch Cleaning Crews Pit Dig Out Kingsland Bypass Project Phase 1/Colerain Road Widening Street Sign Replacement Pothole Repairs ROW Limbs Removal

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Roads/Transportation Master Plan: Direction, Funding, Development 2. Code Compliance: Evaluation, Report, Direction, and Actions 3. I-95 Exit 14 Spaceport Access 4. Drainage Projects Short Term: Direction and Funding 5. Dirt Road Paving: Direction and Funding 6. Kingsland Bypass Development: Phase 2 7. County Bridges Assessment and Replacement Plan 8. Critical Flood Control: Problem Analysis, Report, Direction, Project Priority, and Funding 9. Critical Subdivision Acquisition: Direction and Funding 10. Internet Service Infrastructure: Report, Direction, and Funding

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Goal 4 Great Place to Live OBJECTIVES 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Expand recreational programs for all Improve access to the County waterways Maintain/enhance the partnership between the County government and private sports associations More attractive entrances and gateways to Camden County Expand/upgrade parks and trail system

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VALUE TO RESIDENTS 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

More beautiful and thriving community Increasing choices for your leisure time Protection/enhancement of property values Facilities, programs and activities for all family generations More reason to live in Camden County

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SHORT TERM CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

Affordable gun range Image of PSA – overcoming the past Lack of mental health services or options Determining priorities for Camden County Developing emerging recreation facilities: pickleball, disc golf, etc. Reducing litter and trash Illegal dumping Expectations of artificial turf fields for competition and practice Community acceptance of junk, litter, and code violations

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LONG TERM CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

Improving access to water Defining the role of Camden County government Working with the community and a variety of private organizations Determining the community leisure and recreational needs Affordable housing for workforce Improving/modernizing old homes

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ON THE HORIZON 2021 – 2025

POLICY ACTIONS 2020 1.

Joint Law Enforcement/Community Recreation Gun Range: Operations and Opening Mental Health Strategy: Report, Direction, and Actions Veterans: Needs Assessment, Report, and Direction Countywide Beautification Policy and Program: Report, Direction, and Funding

2. 3. 4.

High Priority

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

MANAGEMENT ACTIONS 2020 1.

ROW Mowing: Direction

Top Priority

2.

Mosquito Control: Direction

Top Priority

MANAGEMENT IN PROGRESS 2020 1. 2.

3. 4.

CRS Ordinance: Modification DNR, Episcopal Center, and Camden Joint Venture: Boat Ramp, Parking, and Dock on Honey Creek Active Shooter Program Development Internet Crimes Against Children: Expansion

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10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17.

Blue Bridge/St. Marys River Boat Ramp Opioids Reduction Strategy: Litigation Howard Peeples Park Development: Phase 2 Community Public/Private Policy and Strategy Amphitheater Development: Report, Direction, and Actions Splash Pad Development St. Marys Recreation Park Upgrades: Direction and Funding Comprehensive Parks Master Plan Heroes Park Master Plan: Direction, Funding, and Development Criminal Justice System Reform: Re-institute Internet Service Upgrade/Expansion PSA Programs: Comprehensive Evaluation Report, Direction Interstate Interchange Beautification Plan Artificial Turf Fields: Report, Direction and Funding Keep Camden County Beautiful Program: Report, Direction, and Actions DNR Joint Venture Boat Parking and Dock Improvements: Blue Bridge Boat Ramp County Code Enforcement Map Application and Dashboard

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CAMDEN COUNTY ACTION AGENDA 2020

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Camden County Policy Agenda 2020 TOP PRIORITY Georgia Power Building: Direction Curbside Solid Waste Collection: Direction T-SPLOST: Projects and Election Preparation Spaceport Camden Drainage Cleaning Crew: Direction and Funding

HIGH PRIORITY Road Resurfacing: Service Level and Funding Joint Law Enforcement/Community Recreation Gun Range: Operations and Opening School Resource Officers: Funding County Economic Development: Report, Direction, and Funding Public Works/Fleet Facility: Definition and Location

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Camden County Management Agenda 2020 TOP PRIORITY Internal Auditor Position: Direction and Funding ROW Mowing: Direction Timber Tax Collection/Enforcement: Report and Actions Fire Revenue Study: Completion and Direction Mosquito Control: Direction

HIGH PRIORITY County Financial Policies: Update Grants Match Fund/Staffing: Direction Vehicle and Equipment Replacement Schedule and Funding GIS: In-House: Direction and Funding Hazard Mitigation Plan

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Strategic Plan: 2020 – 2025 – 2035/Board of County Commissioners/Camden County, Georgia

Camden County Management in Progress 2020 Public Safety Storage Upgrade Public Works Director: Hiring HR Performance Evaluation System: Implementation Strategic Plan 2020 – 2025 – 2035: Update Election Headquarters: Relocation New Polling Locations Fire Strategic Plan 2020 – 2025 Fire Company Officers Promotions: Completion Gun Range Grant CDBG – DR/MIT Application Lighting Safety Policy: Development and Implementation PSA Insurance Separation Hardware and Operating System Refresh: Phase 2 MainPoint TV in Lobby MainPoint Health DVDs Sheriff’s Office Desktop PC Migration Windows 7 to Windows 10 Assessors Office HR Policies: Update

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Strategic Plan: 2020 – 2025 – 2035/Board of County Commissioners/Camden County, Georgia

Educational Items for Patients Pit for Dirt: Application Network Switch Environment Installation Security Self-Service User Password Management and AD Audit Sheriff’s Office Desktop PC Replacement: Phase 1 Drug Team (J – CAT) Task Force: MOU Review National Institute for Government Purchasing (NIGP) Accreditation Finance Conflict of Interest Form Georgia Election Equipment Training Records Retention Server: Upgrade Election Equipment Storage Location Election Headquarters/Polling Location Security County Emergency Powers Ordinance: Update Annual Fire Compensation Report Fire Employee Retention Survey: Completion Auto and Heavy Equipment Parts Inventory Life Cycle Cost Management: Development Network Mapping Patient Portal: Implementation Lunch and Learn Program: Improvements Public Works Handheld Radios: Replacement New World Software: Update Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity Plan

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Strategic Plan: 2020 – 2025 – 2035/Board of County Commissioners/Camden County, Georgia

Special Waste Disposal Documentation SWA Excavator Williams Communications Installation: 4 Site Simulcast VHF System Building Inspector: ICC Certification Financial/Human Resource/IncodeX Software Upgrade New Community Outreach Plan with Actions Local Emergency Planning Committee: Establishment Command and Control Software: Implementation Damage Assessment Software: Implementation Transportation Contract with Coastal Regional Commission for Evacuation Support NIMS Resolution: Update High Priority Drill and Exercise: Development Assessors Office Internal Audit Assessors Office 2020 Re-evaluation Notice of Violation: Update Crisis Management and Decision Making Workshops NIMS IMT Training Public Outreach Training Revenue Outcome Projections: Improvements Animal Control Building Renovation: Plan General Government Records 2020 Annual Destruction Citizens’ Academy Program 2020: Completion Records Retention Facility: Records Inventory

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Strategic Plan: 2020 – 2025 – 2035/Board of County Commissioners/Camden County, Georgia

VOAD Enhancement Debris Management Plan Revision County Disaster Awareness Program: Enhancement Financial Internal Control: Update Fire Grants: AFG Grants Fire Mobile Tablets: Replacement (9) Fleet Maintenance Program Guidelines Self-Insured Workers Compensation: CRP MainPoint Additional Monitors Sheriff Business Continuity Operations SOP Documentation Comprehensive Emergency Services Contract: Development All Lines Aggregate Insurance Policy/Annual Report Body Camera Policy and Funding Census 2020: Complete Count Strategic Plan Dashboard Software: Implementation Website Accessibility Compliance Department Process Improvements GIS: Development and Funding Ambulance: Purchase (2) EMS Billing PPO Contract Negotiations Fire Department Policies and Procedures: Update Fire Radio Systems: Update Grants Management Staffing

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CERT Team: Development Leadership Training Program: Implementation Retirement Match: Direction Fiber Information Gathering Server Room Security: FOB Readers Geographic Storage Location for Replication of Data IT Vehicle Generator: Installation Nurse Practitioner: Funding Public Works Work Orders/Inventories Software Mobile Laptop – Patrol Vehicles Body Cameras Docking Station Dual Form Authentication Range Microwave Connectivity SWAT Equipment Update Investigator Equipment Update Marine Patrol Equipment: Update Taser Program: Update Residential Drop Off Area: Development Assessors Office Website: Update Assessors Office Vehicle Additional Appraisers Radio Systems Administrator

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Fixed Inventory/Work Order Software Animal Control Field Training Operations Manual LEOP Revision: Updates Hazard Mitigation Plan: Re-write Budget Award: Preparation Lucas Device Upgrade Hazard Mitigation Plan MainPoint Exam Table Record Retention Digitalization 319 H Grant Phase 2 CIG Flood Risk Tool Year 2 Leachate Pump: Installation Landfill Permit: Renew Animal Control: In-House Training Program Hazard Mitigation Grant: Submittal COOP/COG Build Basic Plan HMGP – LRAD & AM Stations HMGP Elevation MainPoint Vaccine Refrigerator Camden County Employee Handbook: Update Insurance Broker Contract Photo Contest 2020 Update Social Media Policy

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Strategic Plan: 2020 – 2025 – 2035/Board of County Commissioners/Camden County, Georgia

Utility Cost Savings Project: Monitoring Employee Recognition/Service Recognition CPA Annual Audit CAFR Award: Preparation Fire Professional Development Plans Fire Fleet Services: Refinements Citizen Fire Academy: Development Certification for Technicians ASE and EVT Fleet Policy and Procedures: Development Fleet Capital Investment Program Shop Tools and Equipment: Update Annual Open Claims Audit Countywide Time Keeping System PTO: Completion Public Works Equipment GIS Integration Culvert Pipes/Signage/Drainage Easements: Update Landfill Sites Monitoring MSW Landfill Expansion (30-year Capacity) Public Works and Permitting Map Application: Development Code Enforcement Level 2 2020 Annual Report Aerial Photography Vendor Contract

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Strategic Plan: 2020 – 2025 – 2035/Board of County Commissioners/Camden County, Georgia

SPLOST #7 Collections/Final Report County Clerk Education: Master’s Program Firefighter Certification: EMT-B eNewsletters Press Releases ISO Strategy Hot Button Education and Training Program Sheriff Cyber Security Assessment Applicant Tracking System Diversity Training Program GIS Data Inventory and County Map Gallery HR Form Automation In Car/Body Cameras Data Transfer and Retention Technical College Entrance Road Technical College: Open Spaceport Camden Website: Update 2019 LMIG Completion 2020 LMIG Submission to GDOT Paved Roads Mowing Zoning Web Application and Map Horsepen Creek Watershed Septic Systems Replacement: Phase 2 Coastal Resiliency Project: Web App Road Inventory System: Update Copyright © 2019: Lyle Sumek Associates, Inc.

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Strategic Plan: 2020 – 2025 – 2035/Board of County Commissioners/Camden County, Georgia

Browntown Road Drainage Pipelines Dirt Road Maintenance CRS Ordinance: Modification DNR, Episcopal Center, and Camden Joint Venture: Boat Ramp, Parking, and Dock on Honey Creek Active Shooter Program Development Internet Crimes Against Children: Expansion

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Strategic Plan: 2020 – 2025 – 2035/Board of County Commissioners/Camden County, Georgia

Camden County Major Projects 2020 Woodbine Tower Fire Station 18 Parking Lot Fire Station Generators Old Radio Tower East: Take Down MSW Landfill: Pond Cleaning Juvenile Justice Building Security Cameras Landfill Site Upgrades Fire Headquarters Renovation Haul Road at MSW Radio System Maintenance: Contract County Facilities Energy Efficiencies Paving Projects Mush Bluff Road Ditch Cleaning Crews Pit Dig Out Kingsland Bypass Project Phase 1/Colerain Road Widening Street Sign Replacement Pothole Repairs ROW Limbs Removal Copyright © 2019: Lyle Sumek Associates, Inc.

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