BOCC Regular Meeting – March 16, 2010

REGULAR MEETING

LEVY COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

MARCH 16, 2010

 

 

The Regular Meeting of the Board of Levy County Commissioners was held on March 16, 2010, at 9:00 AM in the Levy County Board of County Commissioners meeting room, with the following Commissioners present:

 

Chairperson Nancy Bell

Vice Chairperson Danny Stevens

Comm. Marsha Drew

Comm. Lilly Rooks

Comm. Chad Johnson

            Also present were:

 

Clerk of Court – Danny J. Shipp

County Attorney – Anne Bast Brown

County Coordinator – Fred Moody

Assistant to the County Coordinator – Dick Tummond

 

 

Chairperson Bell called the meeting to order at 9:02 AM.  Comm. Bell gave the invocation, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

 

EXPENDITURES

 

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

 

CHECK NUMBER

    100600-100755

FUND

          AMOUNT

GENERAL REVENUE

386,114.35

ROAD

66,450.11

SHIP

0.00

LIBRARY

17,475.26

PERMANENT MOSQUITO

233.87

COURT TECH/CRIM PREV

414.88

TRANSPORTATION

17,992.20

911

5,087.76

SP LAW ENF

0.00

COURT FACILITIES

41.76

PROGRESS ENERGY

3,341.06

EMS

21,916.61

FIRE

1,343.09

TOURIST DEVELOPMENT

5,691.21

UTILITIES

2,290.85

DRUG TASK FORCE

2,000.00

COMMUNICATION

0.00

JUV JUSTICE

0.00

ADD COURT COSTS

439.90

IMPACT FEES – EMS

0.00

IMPACT FEES – PARKS

425.00

IMPACT FEES – RD DIST II

0.00

DEBT SERVICE

0.00

CAPITAL PROJECTS

0.00

CONSTRUCTION

0.00

LANDFILL

77,435.75

MSBU’S

0.00

TOTAL $         608,693.66

 

 

C W GILBERT

 

C. W. Gilbert

A.  Planning Board Appointments.        –  TABLED

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

Larry Feldhusen spoke to the Board in reference to the Planning Commission Appointment made at the March 2nd Board Meeting.  He read a letter he had prepared and requested the Board rescind its previous action and address it at a later date after publicly announcing the openings to the citizens of the County.

Atty. Brown responded to Mr. Feldhusen by stating the agenda asked for direction and direction was given for one of the Planning Commission members.

 

 

COUNTY COORDINATOR

 

Fred Moody, County Coordinator

 

Comm. Rooks recognized Bruce Greenlee for his efforts in the award of the $31.5 million Broadband Grant to the Board of 14 Counties and several municipalities Levy County is part of.  The award of this Grant could create job opportunities for our citizens.

 

A.     NFEDP requested letter of support of grant funding for the PRO-JOBS Initiative.

 

Mr. Moody presented to the Board a request from Jeff Hendry, Executive Director of the North Florida Economic Development Partnership requesting a letter of support for a second grant being submitted on behalf of North Florida RACEC, as well as two RACEC regions in Northwest and South Central Florida.

Comm. Rooks made a motion to approve the request for letter of support.  Second was made by Comm. Stevens and the MOTION CARRIES.  Comm. Bell votes NO.

 

B.     Resolution 2010-13 authorizing the acceptance of a deed and other applicable documents transferring property and mobile home located in Gilchrist County to Levy County.

 

Mr. Moody presented and requested approval of Resolution 2010-13.

Comm. Drew made a motion to approve Resolution 2010-13.  Second was made by Comm. Rooks and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

C.     Williston Fire Rescue Material & Equipment Waiver & Hold Harmless Agreement.

 

Mr. Moody requested approval of the Material & Equipment Waiver & Hold Harmless Agreement for Williston Fire Rescue.

Comm. Stevens made a motion to approve the Material & Equipment Waiver & Hold Harmless Agreement.  Second was made by Comm. Drew and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

D.     Amended Auction Sale List.

 

Mr. Moody presented the amended auction sale list for approval to the Board.  He stated the sale would be on Saturday, March 27th at 9:00 AM.  Comm. Rooks made a motion to approve the list as presented and to allow Williston Fire Rescue to have the laptops previously requested if they were still interested.  Second was made by Comm. Drew and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

E.      Interlocal Agreement with City of Williston for Collection EMS Impact Fees.

 

Mr. Moody requested approval of the Interlocal Agreement with the City of Williston for collection of EMS Impact Fees.

Comm. Drew made a motion to approve the Interlocal Agreement with the City of Williston.  Second was made by Comm. Johnson and the MOTION CARRIES.  Comm. Bell votes NO.

 

 

 

F.      Request from Williston Fire Rescue for 3 laptop computers.

 

This request was included and voted on with Item D, Amended Auction Sale List.

 

 

 

 

ASSISTANT TO COUNTY COORDINATOR

 

Dick Tummond

A.     Resolution 2010-14 authorizing the acceptance of a deed transferring property located in Rainbow Lakes Estates to Levy County.

 

Mr. Tummond requested approval of Resolution 2010-14 authorizing the acceptance of a deed transferring property located in Rainbow Estates to Levy County.

Comm. Drew made a motion to approve Resolution 2010-14.  Second was made by Comm. Stevens and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

 

ROAD DEPARTMENT

 

Bruce Greenlee, Administrative Assistant

A.     Resolution 2010-12 authorizing acceptance and directing the recordation of right-of-way located in Levy County and generally described as SE 150th Ave.

 

Mr. Greenlee requested approval of Resolution 2010-12 authorizing acceptance and directing the recordation of right-of-way located in Levy County and generally described as SE 150th Ave.

Comm. Stevens made a motion to approve Resolution 2010-12.  Second was made by Comm. Rooks and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

B.     Request approval of roads to be placed in Maintenance System or on the Paving List.

 

1.      NE 80 Street from NE 90 Street to NE 105 Avenue (maintenance).

 

2.      LCR 1078 from C335A to NE 70 St (paving list).

 

3.      LCR 366 from Hammock Road to Marjorie Avenue (paving list).

 

4.  LCR 1076 from NE 101 Court to NE 104 (paving list).

 

Mr. Greenlee requested approval from the Board of the above listed roads to be placed in Maintenance System or on the Paving List.

Claude Blackburn expressed his discontent with Mr. Greenlee for not taking care of his road yet.  Mr. Greenlee responded to Mr. Blackburn’s concerns by stating the roads are worked on in the order they are placed on the list.

Comm. Drew made a motion to approve the list of roads as presented by Mr. Greenlee.  Second was made by Comm. Stevens and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

 

COUNTY ATTORNEY

 

Anne Bast Brown, County Attorney

A.     Request approval of Release of Unity of Title for Lots 2, 3, and 4, Block 64, Oak Ridge Estates, Ana Ortiz.

 

Atty. Brown requested approval from the Board for the Release of Unity of Title for Lots 2, 3, and 4, Block 64, Oak Ridge Estates from Ana Ortiz.

Comm. Rooks made a motion to approve the Release of Unity of Title as presented by Atty. Brown.  Second was made by Comm. Stevens and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

 

NON-AGENDA ITEM

 

Comm. Drew made a motion to hear a non-agenda item.  Second was made by Comm. Stevens and the MOTION CARRIES.

Comm. Drew made a motion to approve and read into record Resolution 2010-15 opposing the elimination of State aid to libraries.  Second was made by Comm. Johnson and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

COMMISSIONERS’ REPORTS

 

Comm. Rooks provided the Board members with information about the Small County Coalition’s efforts to oppose the elimination of State aid to libraries and asked if the community would join with the Board in contacting our legislators to express the importance of our library systems to the community.

 

Comm. Rooks introduced the new Chiefland Fire Chief, James Harris.

 

Comm. Rooks announced Creekside Christian School would be holding their first annual “CowPie Jackpot Bingo” fundraiser on March 18, 2010.  If anyone is interested in participating, they can contact Shelby at Creekside Christian School.

Comm. Stevens announced the Williston FFA fundraiser at Rhino Outdoors was a success and thanked all who participated.

 

Comm. Bell

A.     Policies and Procedures.

 

Comm. Bell requested the Board members set aside 1-hour workshops after each meeting to review the Policies and Procedures Manual and presented a tentative schedule.

Comm. Drew made a motion to schedule a workshop for the Board members to review the Policies and Procedures Manual.  Second was made by Comm. Johnson and the MOTION CARRIES.

Comm. Bell advised the Board members the first workshop date will be after the Board meeting on April 6th.

 

Comm. Rooks announced the Suwannee River Fair would be starting soon.

Comm. Johnson gave a breakdown of the Fair schedule for the audience.

 

Comm. Drew announced she as well as Comm. Bell will be participating in a 25-mile bicycle ride on April 10th to benefit the Levy School Foundation and asked if anyone was interested in making donations for her efforts.

 

 

 

THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS TO COME BEFORE THE COMMISSION, THE MEETING ADJOURNED AT 10:05 AM.

 

ATTEST:                                                                                             BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

LEVY COUNTY, FL

 

 

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Clerk of Court, Danny J. Shipp                                                 Chairperson, Nancy Bell