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BOCC Public Hearing, September 11, 2012

 

PUBLIC HEARING

LEVY COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

SEPTEMBER 11, 2012

 

 

The Public Hearing of the Board of Levy County Commissioners was held on September 11, 2012 at 6:30 P.M. in the Levy County Board of County Commissioners meeting room, with the following Commissioners present:

Chairman Danny Stevens

Comm. Marsha Drew

Comm. Ryan Bell

Comm. Chad Johnson

Comm. Mike Joyner

            Also present were:

Clerk of Court – Danny Shipp

County Attorney – Anne Bast Brown

County Coordinator – Fred Moody

 

Chairman Stevens called the meeting to order at 6:30 PM.  Osborn Barker gave the invocation, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

PUBLIC HEARING

 

Adopt Annual Assessment Resolutions for fiscal year 2012-2013.

 

A. Resolution 2012-54, Amended and Restated Final Assessment Resolution for Fire Protection Services.

 

Heather Encinosa from Nabors, Giblin & Nickerson spoke to the Board, reviewing the Initial and Restated Initial Assessment Resolution for Fire Protection Services which was approved at the July 17th Public Hearing.  Resolution 2012-54, Amended and Restated Final Assessment Resolution for Fire Protection Services was presented for Board approval

 

Comm. Stevens asked if there was anyone in the audience wishing to speak for or against the proposed Final Assessment Resolution for Fire Protection Services.

 

The following individuals from the audience spoke:

 

For                                           Against

Robert Kerr                            Renate Cannon           David Stone

Jason Kennedy                     Teresa Barron              John Basselli

Nancy Bell                    Gene Stockman

Barney Cannon

 

After all had spoken, Comm. Stevens closed the floor to public comments.

 

After discussion among the Commissioners, Comm. Drew made a motion to approve Resolution 2012-54, Amended and Restated Final Assessment Resolution for Fire Protection Services, which includes the following breakdown of fees:

 

$90.00             Residential Dwelling Unit

$    .27             Per Square Foot for Commercial

$    .04             Per Square Foot for Industrial/Warehouse

$    .30             Per Square Foot for Institutional

$  7.00             Land up to 160 Acres

$    .02             Per Acre over 160

 

Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES.  Comm. Joyner votes NO.

 

B. Resolution 2012-55, Amended and Restated Final EMS Tax Assessment Rate Resolution.

 

Ms. Encinosa presented for Board approval Resolution 2012-55, Amended and Restated Final EMS Tax Assessment Rate Resolution.

Comm. Stevens asked if there was anyone in the audience wishing to speak for or against the proposed Final Assessment Resolution for EMS Tax Assessment Rate Resolution.

 

The following individuals from the audience spoke:

 

For                                           Against

Robert Kerr                             Renate Cannon

Matthew Cribbs

 

After all had spoken, Comm. Stevens closed the floor to public comments.

 

After discussion among the Commissioners, Comm. Bell made a motion to approve Resolution 2012-55, Amended and Restated Final EMS Tax Assessment Rate Resolution, which includes the following breakdown of fees:

 

$119.00                       Residential Dwelling Unit

$      .07                       Per Foot, Commercial

$      .19                       Per Foot, Institutional

$      .01                       Per Foot, Industrial/Warehouse

 

Second was made by Comm. Johnson and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

C. Resolution 2012-56, Annual Rate Resolution for Solid Waste Assessments.

 

Ms. Encinosa presented for Board approval Resolution 2012-56, Annual Rate Resolution for Solid Waste Assessments.

 

Comm. Stevens asked if there was anyone in the audience wishing to speak for or against the proposed Annual Rate Resolution for Solid Waste Assessments.

 

John Pierce spoke against the Solid Waste Assessments.

 

After all had spoken, Comm. Stevens closed the floor to public comments.

 

After discussion among the Commissioners, Comm. Johnson made a motion to approve Resolution 2012-56, Annual Rate Resolution for Solid Waste Assessments as presented.  Second was made by Comm. Drew and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

D. Resolution 2012-57, Annual Rate Resolution for Roadway Maintenance Service Assessments.

 

Ms. Encinosa presented for Board Approval Resolution 2012-57, Annual Rate Resolution for Roadway Maintenance Service Assessments.

 

Comm. Stevens asked if there was anyone in the audience wishing to speak for or against the proposed Annual Rate Resolution for Roadway Maintenance Service Assessments.

 

John Pierce spoke against the proposed Roadway Maintenance Service Assessments.

 

After all had spoken, Comm. Stevens closed the floor to public comments.

 

After discussion among the Commissioners, Comm. Bell made a motion to approve Resolution 2012-57, Annual Rate Resolution for Roadway Maintenance Service Assessments as presented.  Second was made by Comm. Joyner and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS TO COME BEFORE THE COMMISSION, THE MEETING ADJOURNED AT 8:30 P.M.

 

ATTEST:                                                                                             BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

LEVY COUNTY, FL

 

 

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Clerk of Court, Danny J. Shipp                                                          Chairman, Danny Stevens