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In April, the Georgia General Assembly passed House Bill 1271, setting the stage to change the composition of the Brunswick Glynn County Joint Water and Sewer Commission.

The July 31 referendum will ask Glynn County voters two questions about the composition of the utility board.

The first item on the ballot will ask the voter if the composition of the utility board should be changed. Presently, the board is made up of two county commissioners, two city commissioners and a citizen representative appointed by the utility board.

The second question on the ballot for voters who desire to change the composition asks how they would prefer the composition of the utility board to be decided.

Option No. 1 would allow the grand jury to appoint three citizen representatives based on certain qualifications. Residents would decide the other two citizen representatives at the ballot box in November.

In April, the utility board agreed unanimously to publicly support Option No. 2, which would allow a grand jury to appoint the five citizen members with a determined set of qualifications.

The bill expands membership from five to seven members, with a city commissioner and county commissioner taking the other two posts.

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