403 Butler Avenue
Tybee Island, GA 31328
tel. (912)786-4573

Current Information

Planning Commission Purpose, Membership, and Terms
The purpose of the Planning Commission is promoting the health, safety, morals, convenience, order, prosperity and general welfare, and to provide for the orderly development of the City of Tybee Island.

The Planning Commission consists of 7 members who are residents within the city limits of Tybee Island, appointed by the Mayor and City Council for 2 year staggered terms of office, with a chairperson voting only in the event of a tie.

Planning Commission Members
Term Ending
Charles "Bud" Matlock
January 31, 2017
Acting Chair, formal Vice Chair Demery Bishop
dbishop@cityoftybee.org 912-844-6152
January 31, 2018
Marianne Bramble
January 31, 2017
Tina Gann
January 31, 2018
David McNaughton
dmcnaughton@cityoftybee.org 912-786-9120 January 31, 2017
John King
jking@cityoftybee.org January 31, 2018
Ron Bossick
rbossick@cityoftybee.org January 31, 2018

Quality Growth Plan Report
The Quality Growth Resource Team for Tybee Island was brought together in March 2006 through collaboration with Tybee Island, the Georgia Department of Community Affairs (DCA), and its quality growth partners including government agencies, universities, nonprofits, and business groups working to provide technical assistance on “smart growth” issues to Georgia communities. The resource team focused their study on the entire island.
The report can be viewed online as a pdf here or here.

Tybee Island Master Plan Information
All Master Plan documents are in the Economic Development section of our web pages. Go to http://www.cityoftybee.org/MasterPlan.aspx for all the files and links, include the 2016 updates.

Demery Bishop - Term expires: January 31, 2018
Demery R. Bishop
Phone (912}652-3560
Cell (912)844-6152
E-Mail to come

Work Experience:
CRIMESTOPPERS of Savannah/Chatham County - Executive Director 1999 to Present

1998-99 - Special Agent in Charge, Milwaukee Division
1993-98 - Section Chief; Criminal Justice Information Services Division, FBI Headquarters, Washington, D.C. and Clarksburg, W.Va.
1993-98 - Inspector in Place
1990-93 - Assistant Special Agent in Charge, Atlanta Division
1987-90 - Unit Chief, Office of Congressional and Public Affairs, FBI HQ
1985-87 - Senior Supervisory Resident Agent, Huntsville, AL, Birmingham Division
1984-85 - Assistant Inspector, Inspection Division, FBI HQ
1980-84 - Supervisory Special Agent, Technical Services Division, FBI HQ
1975-80 - Special Agent, Investigative

  • FBI Division Management for the State of Wisconsin, 150 agents and professional support staff
  • Responsibility for all investigative programs, budget formulation, liaison with law enforcement, criminal justice, corporate, and civic communities at federal, state, and local levels
  • Designated Federal Official representing the Director of the FBI to tbe National Criminal Justice Advisory Policy Board
  • Management and development of the National Sex Offender Registry file, Unidentified Persons File, and Missing Persons File contained in the National Crime Information Center
  • Liaison responsibilities with Attorney General of the United States, US Congress, Royal Canadian Mounted Police, and Interpol

Ron Bossick - Term expires: January 31, 2018
No biographical information provided
Contact information coming soon

Marianne Bramble - Term expires: January 31, 2017
Marianne Bramble - no bio provided

Tina Gann - Term expires: January 31, 2018
Tina Gann - bio and contact information coming soon

John King - Term expires: January 31, 2018
John King - biographical and contact information coming soon

Charles "Bud" Matlock - Term expires: January 31, 2017
Born and reared in Savannah, Bud entered the U.S. Air Force after graduating from Savannah High School. The four-year Air Force tour gave him a lifelong passion for aviation, leading to a forty-nine year career in the aviation industry in various leadership positions. Bud graduated from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and earned a master's degree from California State University. He recently retired from The Boeing Company and has lived on Tybee Island since. Bud's entire career was spent in all aspects of aircraft product support and customer service. It allowed for much domestic and international travel.

Bud has been married for 48 years, has two children and six grandchildren. He is a member of various organizations on and off Tybee and presently serves on the Tybee Island Community Resources Committee and the Tybee Island Planning Commission.

Bud's interests lie in all things aviation, kayaking and family.
Contact information coming soon

David McNaughton - Term expires: January 31, 2017
David McNaughton is a semi-retired, much-traveled newspaper man who pounds nails now instead of computer keyboards. He and his wife, Judy, have lived full-time on Tybee since 2007. Despite himself, he holds two degrees: one in journalism from Ohio State University; the other in business, with a concentration in accounting, from Oakland University (near Detroit.)

Contact information coming soon

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