BOCC Special Meeting September 19, 2016

SPECIAL MEETING

LEVY COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

SEPTEMBER 19, 2016

The Special Meeting of the Board of Levy County Commissioners was held on September 19, 2016 at 6:00 P.M. in the Levy County Board of County Commissioners meeting room with the following Commissioners present:

Chairman John Meeks

Comm. Rock Meeks

Comm. Danny Stevens

Comm. Lilly Rooks

Comm. Mike Joyner

Also present were:

County Attorney – Anne Bast Brown
County Coordinator – Fred Moody

 

Chairman John Meeks called the Meeting to order at 6:00 P.M.  Comm. Rock Meeks gave the invocation, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.

Adopt final millage and budget for fiscal year 2016/2017

Jared Blanton presented Resolution 2016-062 adopting the final millage rate of 9.0000 for the General Fund for fiscal year 2016/2017.  This rate represents a 10.30% increase over the rolled-back rate of 8.1598.

Comm. John Meeks asked if there was anyone in the audience wishing to speak regarding the millage rate as presented.

Renate Cannon requested the Board not raise the millage rate.

Comm. Rock Meeks made a motion to approve Resolution 2016-062 adopting the final millage rate as presented.  Second was made by Comm. Joyner and the MOTION CARRIES.  Comm. Rooks voted NO.

Mr. Blanton presented Resolution 2016-063 adopting the final budget in the amount of $63,504,126 for fiscal year 2016/2017, providing for an effective date.  Adjustments to the budget were explained by Mr. Blanton.  Two grants were added to the total given at the last meeting in the amount of $61,363; an E-911 Grant in the amount of $34,731 and a FEMA Grant for Public Safety increasing the Fire budget by $26,632.

Comm. John Meeks asked if there was anyone in the audience wishing to speak regarding the budget as presented.  There were none.

Comm. Joyner made a motion to approve Resolution 2016-063 adopting the final budget for fiscal year 2016/2017 as presented.  Second was made by Comm. Rock Meeks.

Mr. Blanton requested the Board consider the Board consider approving the Clerk’s original budget increase request of $38,472.

On the advice of Atty. Brown, the Commissioners continued the motion which had been made and seconded.  Comm. John Meeks called for a vote and the MOTION CARRIES.  Comm. Rooks voted NO.

 

NON-AGENDA ITEM

Comm. Stevens made a motion to hear a non-agenda item concerning the Clerk of Court budget increase.  Second was made by Comm. Joyner and the MOTION CARRIES.

Comm. Joyner made a motion to include the request made for the increase to the Clerk of Court’s budget including the re-allocation of funds transferred to the Clerk by the Board in the amount of $38,472.  Second was made by Comm. Rooks and the MOTION CARRIES.

THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS TO COME BEFORE THE COMMISSION, THE MEETING ADJOURNED AT 6:36 P.M.

 

ATTEST:                                                                                    BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

LEVY COUNTY, FL

 

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Clerk of Court, Danny J. Shipp                                                  Chairman, John Meeks