BOCC Regular Meeting – August 21, 2012

LEVY COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

AUGUST 21, 2012

 

 

The Regular Meeting of the Board of Levy County Commissioners was held on August 21, 2012 at 9:00 AM in the Levy County Board ofCountyCommissionersmeeting 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 9:02 AM.  Bruce Greenlee gave the invocation, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

EXPENDITURES

 

Comm. Drew made a motion to approve the following expenditures presented for payment.  Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

CHECK NUMBER

108847-08980

FUND

     AMOUNT

 

 

GENERAL REVENUE        75,472.24
ROAD

       64,233.26

SHIP

         8,050.00

COURT TECH/CRIM PREV

              78.63

TRANSPORTATION

       26,935.75

COURT FACILITIES

              19.00

PROGRESS ENERGY

         1,739.60

EMS

       43,350.84

FIRE

       66,826.07

TOURIST DEVELOPMENT

            567.63

UTILITIES

            176.78

ADD COURT COSTS

            550.80

LANDFILL

       77,472.54

TOTAL      $1,035,152.24

 

 

MINUTES

 

The following minutes were presented to the Board for approval:

 

Regular Meeting on July 17, 2012                                             Regular Meeting on August 7, 2012

Budget Workshop on July 31, 2012

Comm. Bell made a motion to approve the minutes from the Board meetings as follows:

 

Regular Meeting on July 17, 2012, with changes                        Regular Meeting on August 7, 2012

Budget Workshop on July 31, 2012, with changes

Regular Meeting on August 7, 2012

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

 

 

ROAD DEPARTMENT

 

Bruce Greenlee, Administrative Road Superintendent

  1. Open bids for yearly items.

 

Mr. Greenlee presented bid tabulations for the Board and stated the following vendors were recommended for the purchase of yearly items for the Road Department for fiscal year 2012-2013:

 

Bid Item                                   Vendor

Motor Oil                                   Lewis Oil

Porta-potty                               Jones Plumbing

Sign Materials                         Ro-Cal, Universal, Vulcan

Striping                                     RoadScape ofNorth Florida

Emulsion Prime-Tar              Blackleg Emulsions

Culvert                                       Metal Culverts

Safety Products                       Safety Products, Inc., Safety Zone Specialists

Sod                                            Shearer Quality Sod

 

Comm. Drew made a motion to approve the bids for yearly items for the Road Department as presented.  Second was made by Comm. Johnson and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

  1. Request approval of Resolution 2012-50, authorizing the execution of a construction and maintenance agreement with the Florida Department of Transportation for bridge replacement on CR 326 at theWaccasassaRiver.

 

Mr. Greenlee requested Board approval of Resolution 2012-50, authorizing the execution of a construction and maintenance agreement with the Florida Department of Transportation for bridge replacement on CR 326 at theWaccasassaRiver.

 

Comm. Drew made a motion to approve Resolution 2012-50 as presented.  Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

 

IVAN CHUBB

 

RequestCountyAttorneyto look at creating connection for Veterans organizations access.

 

Mr. Chubb requested the Board have theCountyAttorneyhelp find a way to slow down out of county organizations from using Vets names or Vets organizations to solicit money.

 

Mr. Lowyns spoke to the Board and stated the problem is not just isolated toLevyCounty, and is working with officials on the State and National level to find a solution.  He stated Atty. Brown’s assistance may be needed in determining how to go about enforcement here inLevyCounty.

 

 

CLERK OF COURT

 

Danny Shipp

  1. Request approval for the Renewal of Lease Agreement between Hudson Properties, Inc. andLevy County.

 

Mr. Shipp requested Board approval for the Renewal of Lease Agreement between Hudson Properties, Inc. andLevyCountyfor one year from 10/01/2012 to 09/30/2012 in the amount of $1,712.48 per month.  The split betweenLevyCountyand Gilchrist is 74/26.  This amount is based upon case load for each county.

 

Comm. Bell made a motion to approve the Renewal of Lease Agreement as presented.  Second was made by Comm. Drew and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

  1. Suggestion for Board to select VAB Homestead Representative for 2012.

 

Mr. Shipp suggested the Board select a VAB Homestead Representative for 2012.  A letter had been received from Skipper Henderson expressing an interest in serving on this Board.  Mr. Chubb has been serving and is still willing to do so.

 

Comm. Bell made a motion to appoint Skipper Henderson as the VAB Homestead Representative for 2012.  Second was made by Comm. Joyner and the MOTION CARRIES.  Comm. Stevens votes NO.

 

 

DEPARTMENT REPORTS

 

COUNTY COORDINATOR

 

Fred Moody

  1. Request approval for an Amendment to the PRIA contract (Brown & Brown).

 

Mr. Moody requested Board approval for an Amendment to the PRIA contract.  This amendment will limit Brown & Brown to Dental and Vision Insurance only.  In consideration of recent developments concerning Health Coverage, the Board will remain with Public Risk Management pool.

 

Comm. Drew made a motion to approve the Amendment to the PRIA contract as presented.  Second was made by Comm. Johnson and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

  1. Request approval of Resolution 2012-51, rescinding Resolution 2012-40, withdrawing from Public Risk Management-Health Trust.

 

Mr. Moody requested Board approval of Resolution 2012-51, rescinding Resolution 2012-40, withdrawing from Public Risk Management-Health Trust.

 

Comm. Bell made a motion to approve Resolution 2012-51 as presented.  Second was made by Comm. Drew and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

 CORRESPONDENCE

 

Karen Blackburn

  1. Request a Motion to approve the annual Consulting Engineer Contract with Mills Engineering Company.

 

Mrs. Blackburn requested Board approval of the annual Consulting Engineer Contract with Mills Engineering Company.

 

Comm. Bell made a motion to approve the annual Consulting Engineer Contract with Mills Engineering Company as requested.  Second was made by Comm. Drew and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

  1. Request to approve a one year re-appointment of Curt Bromund to the WellFlorida Council Board as the Levy County Representative.

 

Mrs. Blackburn requested the Board re-appoint Curt Bromund to the WellFlorida Council Board as the Levy County Representative.

 

Comm. Drew made a motion to appoint Curt Bromund to the WellFlorida Council Board as requested.  Second was made by Comm. Johnson and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

  1. Request re-appointment of Lenore Jones as a “Public Representative” to the Central Florida Community Action Agency (CFAA), Inc. Board of Directors.

 

Mrs. Blackburn requested the Board re-appoint Lenore Jones as a “Public Representative” to the Central Florida Community Action Agency (CFAA), Inc. Board of Directors.

 

Comm. Drew made a motion to re-appoint Lenore Jones as a “Public Representative” to the Central Florida Community Action Agency, Inc. Board of Directors as requested.  Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

Mrs. Blackburn stated she had been contacted by David Pieklik requesting the Board fill a vacancy on the Board for the Nature Coast Business Development Council formerly held by Carol McQueen.  According to the e-mail received from Mr. Pieklik, Dick Streeter has agreed to serve and is currently the President of theWithlacoocheearea Chamber of Commerce, serves on the Inglis Planning Commission, and has an extensive background in economic development and a passion for business growth and planning.

 

Comm. Drew made a motion to appoint Dick Streeter to the NCBDC Board as requested.  Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

 

LEVY COUNTY TRANSIT

 

Connie Conley, General Manager

  1. Request approval of the Service Agreement forNatureCoastMiddle Schoolfor transportation for current school year beginning August 20, 2012.

 

Mrs. Conley requested Board approval of the Service Agreement forNatureCoastMiddle Schoolfor transportation for the current school year beginning August 20, 2012.

 

Comm. Bell made a motion to approve the Service Agreement forNatureCoastMiddle Schoolas requested.  Second was made by Comm. Joyner and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

  1. Request approval of the Creekside Christian School Agreement for transportation for current school year beginning August 20, 2012.

 

Mrs. Conley requested Board approval of the Creekside Christian School Agreement for transportation for the current school year beginning August 20, 2012.

 

Comm. Drew made a motion to approve the Creekside Christian School Agreement as requested.  Second was made by Comm. Johnson and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

 

PUBLIC SAFETY

 

David Knowles, Director

  1. Request approval of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Levy County Sheriff andLevyCounty.  The MOU specifies the number and type of equipment purchased forLevyCountyand delineates the responsibilities of both parties.

 

Mr. Knowles requested Board approval of the Memorandum of Understanding between Levy County Sheriff andLevyCounty.  The price of the 20 radios is $75,956.40 and is purchased with grant funds.

 

Comm. Drew made a motion to approve the Memorandum of Understanding as presented.  Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

  1. Presenting 3rd Quarter Progress Report.

 

Mr. Knowles presented the 3rd Quarter Progress Report for the Department of Public Safety to the Board.

 

 

 COUNTY ATTORNEY

 

Anne Bast Brown

  1. Decision regarding whether to accept 85% payment of Medicaid backlog as certified by Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA), less any additional credits, or to challenge backlog through a Division of Administrative Hearings (DOAH) proceeding.

 

  1. If decision A is to pay the 85% of certified amount less any additional credits, provide direction on whether to make a one-time full or partial payment from source of Board’s choosing.

 

Atty. Brown requested a decision from the Board regarding whether to accept 85% payment of Medicaid backlog as certified by Agency for Health Care Administration, less any additional credits, or to challenge backlog through a Division of Administration Hearings proceeding.  The current obligation forLevyCountyis $596,082.94.

 

Stephanie Emrick from the Clerks Office, Finance Division also spoke to the Board.

 

Comm. Joyner made a motion to accept the amount as presented and to pay this over the next four years instead of a one-time payment.  Second was made by Comm. Johnson and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

 

COMMISSIONERS’ REPORTS

 

Comm. Johnson shared information on the Levy County Beast Feast which is coming up September 29th.

Comm. Johnson also gave information regarding Broadband.

 

Comm. Bell reported of the last meeting of the NCBDC and the development of a Levy Economic Development “Strike-Team”.

 

Mr. Moody gave information to the Board regarding RFP’s for Consulting Services for the CedarKeyAirportto revitalize the master plan update.  He stated there had been three responses to the request and asked if the Board would like to hear these after the next regular meeting scheduled for September 4th.

 

The Board agreed by consensus to place this on the agenda for the September 4th meeting.

 

Mr. Moody also stated the Restore Act meeting is in St. Pete on Wednesday, September 19th from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 P.M. if any one of the Commissioners would like to attend.

 

The meeting recessed at 10:41 A.M.

 

The meeting reconvened at 11:26 A.M.

 

PUBLIC RISK MANAGEMENT

 

Richard Schell, Area Vice President

Presenting group health, life and vision plans for consideration for Open Enrollment.

 

Mr. Schell presented group health, life and vision plans to the Board for consideration for Open Enrollment.

 

Comm. Bell made a motion for the County to change the Base Rate for the PPO to the PRM Plan 1553, a/k/a Blue Options 3559 with the option to “buy up” to the PRM Plan 719, a/k/a Blue Choice 727, which is what we have now.  On the HMO side base plan, the HMO 42, a/k/a Blue Care 42, with the option to “buy up” to the HMO 5, a/k/a Blue Care 5 under the same parameters of what we currently compensate for.  Employee coverage will remain at 100% and Dependent care will remain at the current fixed percentage amount as today.  Second was made by Comm. Drew and the MOTION CARRIES.  Comm. Johnson votes NO.

 

 

THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS TO COME BEFORE THE COMMISSION, THE MEETING ADJOURNED AT 12:26 P.M.

 

ATTEST:                                                                                             BOARD OFCOUNTYCOMMISSIONERS

LEVY COUNTY,FL

 

 

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