BOCC Public Hearing – September 6, 2012

LEVY COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

SEPTEMBER 6, 2012

 

 

The Public Hearing of the Board of Levy County Commissioners was held on September 6, 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. Marsha Drew

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 meeting to order at 6:03 PM.  Comm. Stevens gave the invocation, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

 

PUBLIC HEARING

 

Adopt Tentative Millage and Resolution for fiscal year 2012-2013

 

Mrs. Rees stated the budget before the Commissioners was calculated using the rolled back rate of 8.5759 and can be approved by Resolution 2012-58.

 

Comm. Stevens opened the hearing to public comments.

 

The following individuals from the audience spoke against any increase in the millage rate:

 

Barney Cannon

Renate Cannon

Sam Barrett

Jack Schofield

 

After everyone from the audience wishing to speak had done so, Comm. Stevens closed the public comment portion of the hearing.  Discussion followed among the Commissioners.

 

Comm. Drew made a motion to approve Resolution 2012-58 as presented setting the tentative millage rate at 8.5759.  Second was made by Comm. Johnson and the MOTION CARRIES.  Comm. Stevens votes NO.

 

 

Adopt Tentative Budget and Resolution for fiscal year 2012-2013

 

Mrs. Rees stated the total budget presented to the Commissioner including all grants is $62,351,856 and can be approved by Resolution 2012-59.

 

Comm. Stevens opened the hearing to public comments.

 

The following individuals from the audience spoke in favor of the Board lowering the budget in order to prevent tax increases:

 

Barney Cannon

Debra Pemberton

Sam Barrett

Jack Schofield

 

Dana Sheffield stated he supports the efforts of the Commissioners.

Teresa Barron questioned the cost of the video visitation system and narrow banding.

After everyone from the audience wishing to speak had done so, Comm. Stevens closed the public comment portion of the hearing.  Discussion followed among the Commissioners.

 

Comm. Bell made a motion to approve Resolution 2012-59 as presented setting the tentative budget for fiscal year 2012-2013.  Second was made by Comm. Drew and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

 

THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS TO COME BEFORE THE COMMISSION, THE MEETING ADJOURNED AT 6:57 P.M.

 

ATTEST:                                                                                             BOARD OFCOUNTYCOMMISSIONERS

LEVY COUNTY,FL

 

 

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