BOCC Regular Meeting – April 3, 2012

REGULAR MEETING

LEVY COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

APRIL 3, 2012

 

 

The Regular Meeting of the Board of Levy County Commissioners was held on April 3, 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:

CountyAttorney– Anne Bast Brown

CountyCoordinator– Fred Moody

Assistant to theCountyCoordinator– Dick Tummond

 

 

Chairman Stevens called the meeting to order at 9:00 AM.  Comm. Joyner 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

 107632-107762

FUND

        AMOUNT

GENERAL REVENUE

     1,348,956.09

ROAD

        115,169.31

SHIP

            5,150.00

TRANSPORTATION

               920.07

911

          39,000.00

COURT FACILITIES

                 80.00

PROGRESS ENERGY

               585.11

EMS

          13,196.50

FIRE

            1,349.65

TOURIST DEVELOPMENT

            4,422.76

UTILITIES

            1,161.80

DRUG TASK FORCE

               290.95

ADD COURT COSTS

            1,650.00

LANDFILL

          54,758.43

TOTAL  $  1,586,690.67

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MINUTES

 

 

The minutes for the Regular Board meetings held on February 21, 2012 and March 20, 2012 were presented for Board approval.

 

Comm. Drew made a motion to approve the minutes for the Regular Board meeting held on February 21, 2012 with changes.  Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

Comm. Bell made a motion to approve the minutes for the Regular Board meeting held on March 20, 2012 with changes.  Second was made by Comm. Drew and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

 

VFW

 

Ivan Chubb

Presenting Post Commander’s Appreciation Certificate and letter.

 

Mr. Chubb presented Comm. Stevens with a letter and Post Commander’s Appreciation Certificate.

Comm. Drew read the Certificate into public record.

 

 

LEVY COUNTY FAIR ASSOCIATION

 

Mike Pompeo

Presenting Proclamation 2012-23, recognizing Levy County Fair Week from April 9, 2012 to April 15, 2012.

 

Mr. Pompeo requested Board approval of Proclamation 2012-23, recognizing Levy County Fair Week from April 9, 2012 to April 15, 2012.

 

Comm. Drew made a motion to approve Proclamation 2012-23 as requested.  Second was made by Comm. Johnson and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

 

PUBLIC HEARING

 

A.    Adoption of Resolution 2012-15 approving or denying the petition to vacate, abandon and close NE 30th Street located in Wekiva Subdivision as requested by petitioner, Daniel Jerrels.

 

Bruce Greenlee presented and requested Board approval of Resolution 2012-15, a petition to vacate, abandon and close NE 30th Street located in Wekiva Subdivision as requested by petitioner, Daniel Jerrels.  He stated the Road Policy Committee voted to deny the road closing based on the section line dedication.

 

Comm. Stevens asked if there was anyone to speak for or against the road closing as requested and there was none.

 

Comm. Joyner made a motion to approve Resolution 2012-15 as requested.  Second was made by Comm. Johnson and the MOTION CARRIES.  Comm. Drew votes NO.

 

B.     Ha.Va. 4-12, Michael Hunt

 

Rob Corbitt presented and requested Board approval of the Hardship Variance application for Michael Hunt to allow a second dwelling in order to care for his father.

 

Comm. Drew made a motion to approve the Hardship Variance as presented.  Second was made by Comm. Johnson and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

C.     Ordinance No. 2012-02, Darryl Diamond

 

Atty. Brown swore in members of the audience regarding Ordinance No. 2012-02, Darryl Diamond.

 

Atty. Brown then asked if any of the Commissioners had any ex-parte communication regarding the proposed Ordinance.

Comm. Johnson, Comm. Drew Comm. Bell and Comm. Stevens all stated they had ex-parte communication regarding the proposed Ordinance.

 

Mr. Corbitt presented and requested Board approval of Ordinance No. 2012-02, followed by Mr. Diamond who spoke to the Board.

 

Comm. Stevens asked if there was anyone in the audience to speak for or against the Ordinance.

Renate Cannon questioned the completeness of the packet and Claudia Keiser spoke in opposition of the Ordinance.

 

Bob Obert spoke in favor of the Ordinance.

 

Commissioner Stevens closed the topic for public discussion and called for comments from the Board members.

 

After discussion, Comm. Bell made a motion to approve Ordinance 2012-02 as presented.  Second was made by Comm. Johnson and the votes were cast as follows:

 

YES                            NO

Comm. Bell                 Comm. Joyner

Comm. Johnson          Comm. Stevens

Comm. Drew

 

The MOTION FAILS.

 

 

LEVY COUNTY JOURNAL

 

Andy Andrews

A.    Newspaper legal advertising controversy.

 

Mr. Andrews spoke to the Board and asked if they would designate the Journal as the “newspaper of record” for all county legal notices.

 

 

CHIEFLAND CITIZEN

 

Tom Ten Broeck

A.    Consider the Chiefland Citizen for all ofLevyCounty’s legal advertising.

 

Mr. Ten Broeck spoke to the Board and pointed out fees charged for legal advertising to the County comparing amounts from Landmark Communication and the Levy County Journal.

 

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

Renate Cannon spoke to the Board regarding the newspaper issue.

 

 

NATURE COAST BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL

 

David Pieklik, Executive Director

A.    Request Chair signature on Florida Enterprise Zone Program’s signature authorization form.

 

Mr. Pieklik presented and requested Board approval of the Chairman’s signature on the Florida Enterprise Zone Program’s signature authorization form.  This form authorizes the Nature Coast Development Council to sign Department of Revenue forms related to the reimbursement of Enterprise Zone tax credits.

 

Comm. Bell made a motion to approve the Chairman’s signature on the Florida Enterprise Zone Program’s signature authorization form as requested.  Second was made by Comm. Johnson and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

Mr. Pieklik also gave an update to the Board and stated there is a summit next month on May 14th.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LEVY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

 

Mike West, 911 Coordinator

Request to ratify Board Chair’s signature on three E911 Rural County Grants, as follows:

 

A.    E911 System Maintenance, provides 12 months of maintenance for CPE equipment and software.

 

Mr. West requested Board approval of the E911 System stating this is a non-matching grant which provides 12 months of maintenance for the CPE equipment and software.

 

Comm. Drew made a motion to approve the E911 System Maintenance grant as requested.  Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

B.     Viper 4.1 Upgrade, proves an upgrade for CPE from version 2.0 to version 4.1.

 

Mr. West requested Board approval of the Viper 4.1 stating this is a non-matching grant which provides an upgrade for the CPE from Version 2.0 to Version 4.1.

 

Comm. Drew made a motion to approve the Viper 4.1 upgrade as presented.  Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

C.     NG911 Mapping Display, provides an upgrade to mapping display which will migrate mapping to one that is server based and NG 911 able.

 

Mr. West requested Board approval of the NG911 Mapping Display stating this provides an upgrade to the mapping display which will migrate the mapping to one that is server based and NG911 able.

 

Comm. Drew made a motion to approve the NG911 Mapping Display as requested.  Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

 

CLERK OF COURT

 

Sheila Rees, Chief Deputy & Finance Director

Requests approval of Resolution 2012-22; amending the final budget for fiscal year 2011-2012; providing for an effective date.

 

Mrs. Rees requested Board approval of Resolution 2012-22; amending the final budget for fiscal year 2011-2012.  The amendments are as follows:

 

Increase Transportation Fund by $62,301

Increase E-911 Fund by $93,580

 

The total budget amount with amendments is $58,667,836.

 

Comm. Drew made a motion to approve Resolution 2012-22 as presented.  Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

 

ROAD DEPARTMENT

 

Bruce Greenlee, Administrative Road Superintendent

A.    Request board direction with bidding for blasting at Gulf Hammock Pit.

 

Mr. Greenlee presented the two bids received for blasting at the Gulf Hammock Pit:

 

North FloridaDrilling Services, Inc.  $2,541

AustinPowder Company                   $5,819.19

 

Comm. Bell made a motion to approve the bids from North Florida Drilling Services, Inc. for drilling and Austin Powder Company for blasting.  Second was made by Comm. Johnson and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

B.     Request Board approval to apply for grants from Florida Department of Transportation as follows:

 

1.     CountyIncentiveGrant Program (CIGP)

2.      SmallCountyOutreachProgram (SCOP)

3.     Small County RoadAssistance Program (SCRAP)

 

Mr. Greenlee requested Board approval to apply for the above listed grants from Florida Department of Transportation and listed the following roads as those which would be on the applications as roads in the most need of repair:

 

347 to 345 (Turkeytown area)

US 19 to 129

CR 341 from US 19 to C345

Clay Landing Road

C40-A in Inglis

CR 40 E in Inglis

CR 343, NE 60th Street from CR 241 to SR 45

 

Comm. Drew made a motion to approve application of the grants listed above from the Florida Department of Transportation.  Second was made by Comm. Johnson and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

C.     Request from Mr. Heath Davis to accept SW 142nd Court into county maintenance/ownership.

– TABLED –

 

 

DEPARTMENT REPORTS

 

COUNTY ATTORNEY

 

Anne Bast Brown

A.  Consider and vote on Resolution 2012-18, adding fiber optic cable and space on the Inglis tower as assets for the use of the North Florida Broadband Authority, including determination of how many pairs of fiber optic cable to commit to the Authority.

 

Atty. Brown requested Board approval of Resolution 2012-08 and to determine how many pairs of fiber optic cable it may want to commit to the use of the NFBA.

 

Comm. Johnson made a motion to approve Resolution 2012-18 and to commit one pair of fiber optic cables for the use of the North Florida Broadband Authority.  Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

B.     Consider and act on Resolution 2012-17, implementing local preference purchasing policy.

 

Atty. Brown requested Board approval of Resolution 2012-17, implementing the local preference purchasing policy.

 

After discussion, Comm. Bell made a motion to table this item to allow the Commissioners time to review.  Second was made by Comm. Johnson and the votes were cast as follows:

 

YES                            NO

Comm. Bell                 Comm. Joyner

Comm. Drew              Comm. Stevens

Comm. Johnson

 

The MOTION CARRIES.

 

Atty. Brown spoke to the Board regarding the Medicaid House Bill, HB 5301, which passed recently and how this will affectLevyCounty.

 

 

 

 

COUNTY COORDINATOR

 

Fred Moody

Requesting authorization to sign the agreement betweenLevyCountyand Florida Department of Corrections to provide inmate labor for the Recycling Program, when received.

 

Comm. Johnson made a motion to authorize Mr. Moody to sign the agreement betweenLevyCountyand the Florida Department of Corrections when it is received.  Second was made by Comm. Drew and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

Mr. Moody also stated Mr. Tummond will be retiring soon.

 

 

CORRESPONDENCE

 

Karen Blackburn

A.    Presenting Proclamation 2012-21, recognizing April 2012 as National Donate Life Month.

 

Mrs. Blackburn requested Board approval of Proclamation 2012-21, recognizing April 2012 as Donate Life Month.

 

Comm. Bell made a motion to approve Proclamation 2012-21 as requested.  Second was made by Comm. Johnson and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

B.     Withlacoochee Regional Planning Council voted for its dues rate to remain the same at $.35 cents per capita for fiscal year 2012-2013; requests $14,268 fromLevyCountyfor fiscal year ending September 30, 2013.

 

Mrs. Blackburn presented to the Board the Withlacoochee Regional Planning Council’s request in the amount of $14,268 for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2013 for Board approval.

 

Comm. Bell made a motion to approve the request from the Withlacoochee Regional Planning Council as requested.  Second was made by Comm. Drew and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

 

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

 

Mark S. Johnson, Director

Requesting permission to purchase mobile radio equipment with installation pages for Public Safety command vehicles and one Emergency Management vehicle.

 

Mr. Johnson requested Board approval to purchase mobile radio equipment with the installation of programming packages for three Public Safety command vehicles and one Emergency Management vehicle in the amount of $18,889.98 from Williams Communications, Inc.  The radios will be purchased with their Emergency Management Performance Grant non-matching federal funds.

 

Comm. Drew made a motion to approve the purchase of mobile radio equipment with installation of programming packages as requested.  Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

 

LIBRARY

 

Lisa Brasher, Director

RequestingLevyCountyenter into a contract with Auto-Graphics, Inc. to provide services required to maintain automated circulation.

 

Ms. Brasher requested Board approval forLevyCountyto enter into a contract with Auto-Graphics, Inc. not to exceed $15,000 and to waive the bid process.

 

Comm. Drew made a motion to approve entering into a contract with Auto-Graphics, Inc., not to exceed $15,000 and to waive the bid process as requested.  Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

 

PLANNING

 

Shenley Neely, Planning Director

Approve re-appointment of Planning Commissioner Mr. Thomas Harper to Levy County Planning Commission.

 

Ms. Neely requested Board approval to re-appoint Planning Commissioner Thomas Harper as his term will expire at the end of April.

 

Comm. Johnson made a motion to approve re-appointment of Planning Commissioner Thomas Harper as requested.  Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

 

COMMISSIONERS’ REPORTS

 

Comm. Johnson reported he is in the process of working with others on an Interlocal Agreement with FLOW.

Comm. Drew presented information from other counties Purchasing Departments to the Board to review.

 

Comm. Bell reported Senator Nelson will be coming tomorrow at 1:00 P.M.

 

Comm. Joyner stated there will be Sunrise Service on Easter Sunday at theMorristonBaptistChurchand breakfast will be served after service.

 

Comm. Stevens stated the Williston FFA fundraiser is coming up on April 14th at the Whitehurst Lodge.

 

THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS TO COME BEFORE THE COMMISSION, THE MEETING ADJOURNED AT 11:43 A.M.

 

 

ATTEST:                                                                                             BOARD OFCOUNTYCOMMISSIONERS

LEVY COUNTY,FL

 

 

____________________________________                                    ____________________________________

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

 

BOCC Regular Meeting – February 7, 2012

REGULAR MEETING

LEVY COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

FEBRUARY 7, 2012

 

 

The Regular Meeting of the Board of Levy County Commissioners was held on February 7, 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 J. Shipp

CountyAttorney– Anne Bast Brown

CountyCoordinator– Fred Moody

Assistant to theCountyCoordinator– Dick Tummond

 

 

Chairman Stevens called the meeting to order at 9:00 AM.  Osborn Barker 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

 107090-107279

FUND

        AMOUNT

GENERAL REVENUE

     1,255,742.02

ROAD

        143,189.76

SHIP

          19,790.00

COURT TECH/CRIM PREV

               404.40

TRANSPORTATION

        114,664.18

911

          54,840.00

COURT FACILITIES

                 23.00

PROGRESS ENERGY

            1,121.80

EMS

          30,012.85

FIRE

        254,079.08

TOURIST DEVELOPMENT

               350.29

CDBG

               320.24

UTILITIES

            4,563.93

ADD COURT COSTS

            2,067.62

DEBT SERVICE

        119,287.50

LANDFILL

          10,942.17

TOTAL  $  2,011,398.84

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MINUTES

 

The minutes for the following minutes were presented to the Board for approval:

 

June 27, 2011                          December 20, 2011

October 24, 2011                    January 3, 2012

November 22, 2011                January 17, 2012

 

Comm. Bell made a motion to approve the minutes presented with changes as requested.  Second was made by Comm. Drew and MOTION CARRIES.

 

 

PUBLIC HEARING

 

Rob Corbitt, Development Department Director

A.    Consider approval of Hardship Variance for Melba Tillis (2-12).

 

Mr. Corbitt requested Board approval of the Hardship Variance for Melba Tillis.

 

Comm. Stevens asked if there was anyone in the audience wishing to speak for or against the Hardship Variance.  There was none.

 

Comm. Johnson made a motion to approve the Hardship Variance for Melba Tillis (2-12) as presented.  Second was made by Comm. Joyner and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

B.     Consider approval of Hardship Variance for Brenda Barrentine (3-12).

 

Mr. Corbitt requested Board approval of the Hardship Variance for Brenda Barrentine (3-12).

 

Comm. Stevens asked if there was anyone in the audience wishing to speak for or against the Hardship Variance.  There was none.

 

Comm. Joyner made a motion to approve the Hardship Variance for Brenda Barrentine (3-12) as presented.  Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

 

MILLS ENGINEERING

 

Andrew Carswell

A.    Request approval for an Amendment to the Consolidated Small County Solid Waste Management Grant Agreement.

 

Mr. Carswell requested on behalf of Lee Mills Board approval of an Amendment to the Consolidated Small County Solid Waste Management Grant Agreement.  Mr. Carswell explained upon closer inspection, there appears to be more perlins in need of replacement than originally thought.  The additional cost for this would be $10,000.

 

Comm. Drew made a motion to approve the Amendment to the Consolidated Small County Solid Waste Management Grant Agreement as requested.  Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

 

LEVY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE CORRECTIONAL FACILITY

 

Major Michael Sheffield,LevyCountyJail

A.    Inmate visitation system needs to be replaced.

 

Major Sheffield explained to the Board the need for the inmate visitation system to be replaced.  The original system was installed in 2006 with construction of the Jail and there have been maintenance issues from the beginning.

Chris with MTS Communications spoke regarding an upgrade of the system and stated the cost would be around $150,000.

Comm. Joyner questioned if the “Inmate Welfare Trust Fund” could be used to help fund the upgrade?

Major Sheffield answered yes, but only a portion could be used, about $25,000.

Comm. Bell wants to know what the Sheriff is willing to do with regard to funding for the new system.

There was discussion among the Commissioners as to whether or not the Jail can charge visitors of the inmates as a way to offset the cost of the new visitation system.  Statutes will need to be researched to determine if visitors can be charged.

Comm. Stevens asked if there is a processing fee to the inmate when they are booked.

MajorSheffieldanswered there is not a processing fee currently.

 

The Board agreed by consensus to research the legality of charging a booking fee and charging visitors.

 

Danny Shipp stated the bid process would need to be initiated in order to decide on a business to install a new visitation system.

 

 

PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

Jack Schofield commended the Commissioners on challenging the issue with the Sheriff’s Department and the visitation system, but also criticized them for letting this go on for 6 years.

 

 

COUNTY ATTORNEY

Anne Bast Brown

A.    Request direction from the Board on scheduling for Local Preference/Purchasing Ordinance.

 

Atty. Brown requested direction from the Board on scheduling for the Local Preference/Purchasing Ordinance.  She asked if the Board would rather have the Ordinance have the wording to state “local preference” or “comprehensive purchasing”.

Consensus for local preference was agreed upon by the Board.

Commissioners gave their input of what would constitute “local” for wording of the Ordinance to be prepared by Atty. Brown.

 

B.     Request direction from the Board on Special Events Ordinance (in conjunction with Development Department).

 

Atty. Brown requested direction from the Board on the Special Events Ordinance.

Comm. Stevens suggested holding a Workshop immediately following the first meeting in March.  It was agreed by the Commissioners to schedule the Workshop immediately following the March 6th regular meeting.

 

C.  RFP for Insurance Broker Services (in conjunction with County Coordinator/Board office).

 

Atty. Brown questioned how the Board would like to structure the RFP for insurance broker services.

After discussion, the Board agreed to not exempt the public.

 

Mr. Moody spoke regarding the Public Safety Department using a time-management system, CRONAS.  A representative from this company can meet with the Board to discuss the product.

The Board agreed they would be interested in hearing from them at the March 6th Workshop following the regular meeting.

 

 

CORRESPONDENCE

 

Karen Blackburn

A.    Presenting request from the North Florida Economic Development Partnership (FFEDP) for Chair’s signature on Amendment #2 to the Memorandum of Agreement – Revenue Distribution Approach for RACEC Catalyst Project for Economic Development – North Central Florida RACEC.  Amendment has been reviewed and approved as to form and legal sufficiency.

 

Mrs. Blackburn requested Board approval for the Chair’s signature on Amendment #2 to the Memorandum of Agreement as requested by the North Florida Economic Development Partnership.

 

After discussion, Comm. Johnson made a motion to oppose signing the Amendment in protest of other “shovel-ready” projects.  Second was made by Comm. Drew and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

 

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

 

Mark S. Johnson, Director

A.    Request approval to accept the State Homeland Security Grant Program (SHSGP).

 

Mr. Johnson requested Board approval of the State Homeland Security Grant Program in the amount of $17,000 for Emergency Management Training and Exercise Programs which runs from October 1, 2011 to April 30, 2014.  Mr. Johnson also stated this is a non-matching grant.

 

Comm. Drew made a motion to accept the State Homeland Security Grant Program (SHSGP) as requested.  Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

 

PARKS & RECREATION

 

Matt Weldon, Director

A.    Request approval of Sovereignty Submerged Lands Fee Waived Lease with the State ofFlorida.

 

Mr. Weldon requested Board approval of the Sovereignty Submerged Lands Fee Waived Lease with the State ofFlorida.  This is the lease for the submerged lands below the Big Dock at Cedar Key.

 

Comm. Bell made a motion to approve the Sovereignty Submerged Lands Fee Waived Lease with the State ofFloridaand have the Chairman to sign as requested.  Second was made by Comm. Johnson and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

 

ROAD DEPARTMENT

 

Bruce Greenlee, Administrative Road Superintendent

A.    Amendment to Agreement with Grubbs Emergency Services, LLC for emergency debris removal.

 

Mr. Greenlee requested Board approval of the Amendment to Agreement with Grubbs Emergency Services, LLC for emergency debris removal.  Under federal regulations, the County’s debris removal agreement can come under the category of federal-aid construction contracts which are required to contain certain provisions.  These provisions must be spelled out in their entirety as part of the agreement document.

 

Comm. Drew made a motion to approve the Amendment to Agreement with Grubbs Emergency Services, LLC as requested.  Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

Comm. Joyner asked Mr. Greenlee about the request made to place speed bumps near the Baptist church on Court Street.

After discussion, the Board agreed by consensus to have the Road Department move forward with this request and place speed bumps on Court Street from the Baptist church to the Courthouse.

 

 

SHIP

 

Dick Tummond, Assistant to theCountyCoordinator

A.    Request motion to approve Deferred Payment Loan Agreement for Amanda K. Lockaby – PA #510.

 

Mr. Tummond requested Board approval of the Deferred Payment Loan Agreement for Amanda K. Lockaby – PA #510 in the amount of $14,790.

 

Comm. Drew made a motion to approve the Deferred Payment Loan Agreement as requested.  Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

 

B.     Update on CDBG Grant Status, information only.

 

Mr. Tummond reported to the Board they had completed the initial sorting and ranking of the 56 applicants and will be holding a workshop within the next couple of weeks with the top 30 applicants to determine eligibility.  A second rank and sort will be done once this step has been completed.

 

 

NON-AGENDA ITEM

 

Comm. Stevens requested the Board hear a non-agenda item.

 

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

 

Shenley Neely spoke to the Board regarding a Letter of Intent for Levy County Property previously approved to go with the application for Land Use Change and Re-zoning on property in the Town ofBronson.  The application was heard last night at the Town ofBronson’s meeting and there were some issues with the last paragraph.  The Town Council asked if the last paragraph could be removed.

 

Comm. Johnson made a motion to approve the deletion of the last paragraph to the letter as requested.  Second was made by Comm. Drew and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

 

COMMISSIONER’S REPORTS

 

Comm. Johnson thanked everyone for their support of the Levy County Education Foundation Gala.

Comm. Johnson stated he had attended the Water Working Group and reported of the next meeting scheduled for February 13th to elect officers and to select a name for the group.  Comm. Johnson stated he felt it was important forLevyCounty to have representation attending the meetings of this group.

 

Comm. Drew reported she is still working on the purchasing issue.

 

Comm. Joyner thanked everyone for attending the Wild Beast Feast recently at the Baptist church in Morriston.

 

Comm. Stevens reminded everyone of the upcoming Williston FFA fundraiser to be held at the Whitehurst Lodge.

 

 

THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS TO COME BEFORE THE COMMISSION, THE MEETING ADJOURNED AT 11:17 A.M.

 

 

ATTEST:                                                                                             BOARD OFCOUNTYCOMMISSIONERS

LEVY COUNTY,FL

 

 

____________________________________                                    ____________________________________

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