BOCC Public Hearing September 11, 2013

PUBLIC HEARING

LEVY COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

SEPTEMBER 11, 2013

 

 

The Public Hearing of the Board of Levy County Commissioners was held on September 11, 2013 at 6:30 PM in the Levy County Board of County Commissioners meeting room, with the following Commissioners present:

 

Chairman Ryan Bell

Comm. John Meeks

Comm. Danny Stevens

Comm. Chad Johnson

            Also present were:

 

County Attorney – Anne Bast Brown

County Coordinator – Fred Moody

 

 

Comm. Bell called the Special Meeting to order at 6:30 P.M.  Comm. Johnson gave the invocation, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

Adopt Annual Assessment Resolutions for Fiscal Year 2013-2014

 

  1. A.     Resolution 2013-39, Amended and Restated Final Assessment Resolution for Roadway Maintenance Service Assessments.

 

Comm. Bell presented the Final Assessment Resolution for Roadway Maintenance, Resolution 2013-39 and stated there are no changes from last year.

 

Comm. Bell asked if there was anyone in the audience wishing to speak for or against the item presented.  There were none.

 

Comm. Stevens made a motion to approve Resolution 2013-39 as presented.  Second was made by Comm. Meeks and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

  1. B.     Resolution 2013-40, Annual Rate Resolution for Solid Waste Assessments.

 

Comm. Bell presented the Annual Rate Resolution for Solid Waste Assessments, Resolution 2013-40.

 

Comm. Bell asked if there was anyone in the audience wishing to speak for or against the item presented.  There were none.

 

Comm. Meeks made a motion to approve Resolution 2013-40.  Second was made by Comm. Stevens and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

  1. C.     Resolution 2013-41, Annual Rate Resolution for Fire Protection.

 

Comm. Bell presented the Annual Rate Resolution for Fire Protection, Resolution 2013-41.

 

Comm. Bell asked if there was anyone in the audience wishing to speak for or against the item presented.

 

Fred Rouse spoke to the Board questioning if the Assessment for Fire Protection had increased?

 

Renate Cannon asked for clarification regarding the Fire Protection Assessment.

 

Comm. Bell answered it has not increased.

 

Comm. Stevens made a motion to approve Resolution 2013-41 as presented.  Second was made by Comm. Johnson and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

  1. D.    Resolution 2013-42, Annual EMS Tax Assessment Rate Resolution.

 

Comm. Bell presented the Annual Rate Resolution for EMS Tax, Resolution 2013-42.

 

Comm. Bell asked if there was anyone in the audience wishing to speak for or against the item presented.

 

Sergio Soares, owner of Pine Lodge in Inglis spoke to the Board questioning why each of the cottages he rents are taxed individually?

 

Mr. Moody spoke to Mr. Soares and stated he will contact him and will look into his tax assessment information.

 

Comm. Johnson made a motion to approve Resolution 2013-42 as presented.  Second was made by Comm. Meeks and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

Dana Sheffield spoke to the Board regarding their efforts to have all citizens in the County pay for the assessments fairly.

 

 

THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS TO COME BEFORE THE COMMISSION, THE PUBLIC HEARING ADJOURNED AT 7:03 P.M.

 

ATTEST:                                                                                             BOARD OFCOUNTYCOMMISSIONERS

LEVY COUNTY,FL

 

 

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Clerk of Court, Danny J. Shipp                                                                 Chairman, Ryan Bell