BOCC Public Hearing – September 17, 2012

LEVY COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

SEPTEMBER 17, 2012

The Public Hearing of the Board of Levy County Commissioners was held on September 17, 2012 at 6:00 P.M. in the Levy County Board of County Commissioners meeting room, with the following Commissioners present:

 

Chairman Danny Stevens

Comm. Ryan Bell

Comm.ChadJohnson

Comm. Mike Joyner

            Also present were:

Clerk of Court – Danny Shipp

CountyAttorney– Anne Bast Brown

CountyCoordinator– Fred Moody

 

 

Chairman Stevens called the Public Hearing to order at 6:07 PM.

 

Set Millage

 

Sheila Rees stated the millage rate currently adopted is 8.5759, which is the rolled back rate reflecting a 0% increase from the previous year.  The millage rate for fiscal year 2012-2013 can be adopted by approving Resolution 2012-61 at the rate the Board sets.

 

Comm. Stevens asked if there was anyone in the audience wishing to speak for or against the proposed millage rate.

 

The following individuals from the audience spoke and requested the Board lower the millage rate:

 

Renate Cannon

Dana Sheffield

Barney Cannon

 

Comm. Stevens then closed the floor to public comments and asked for discussion among the Commissioners.

 

Comm. Joyner made a motion to set the millage rate for fiscal year 2012-2013 at 8.01.  Second was made by Comm. Johnson and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

 

The meeting recessed at 7:00 P.M.

 

The meeting reconvened at 7:26 P.M.

 

 

 

Mrs. Rees stated to the Board the adopted millage rate of 8.01 is 6.60% less than the rolled back rate.

 

Comm. Bell made a motion to approve Resolution 2012-61 approving the millage rate for fiscal year 2012-2013 at 8.0100 for the General Fund which is 6.60% below the rolled back rate.  Second was made by Comm. Johnson and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

 

Adopt Budget for fiscal year 2012-2013

 

Mrs. Rees spoke to the Board stating the tentative budget amount approved was $62,351,856.  With all calculations, including the reduction of the millage rate, the total budget will be $1,116,073 less than the tentative budget amount.  The budget amount, calculated at the new millage rate will be $61,235,783, if adopted.

 

 

Comm. Stevens asked if there was anyone in the audience wishing to speak for or against the proposed budget.  There were none.

 

Comm. Bell made a motion to approve Resolution 2012-62 adopting the budget for fiscal year 2012-2013 at $61,235,783.  Second was made by Comm. Johnson and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

 

THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS TO COME BEFORE THE COMMISSION, THE MEETING ADJOURNED AT 7:32 P.M.

 

ATTEST:                                                                                             BOARD OFCOUNTYCOMMISSIONERS

LEVY COUNTY,FL

 

 

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