BOCC Regular Meeting – December 21, 2010

REGULAR MEETING

LEVY COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

DECEMBER 21, 2010

 

 

The Regular Meeting of the Board of Levy County Commissioners was held on December 21, 2010, 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

            Also present were:

Danny J. Shipp – Clerk of Court

CountyAttorney– Anne Bast Brown

CountyCoordinator– Fred Moody

Assistant to theCountyCoordinator– Dick Tummond

 

 

Chairman Stevens called the meeting to order at 9:00 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

   103370-103515

FUND

           AMOUNT

GENERAL REVENUE

434,519.48

ROAD

219,844.60

SHIP

12,750.00

COURT TECH/CRIM PREV

70.62

TRANSPORTATION

24,692.71

911

0.00

COURT FACILITIES

3,880.00

PROGRESS ENERGY

227.68

EMS

13,104.37

FIRE

1,549.12

TOURIST DEVELOPMENT

2,560.16

UTILITIES

2,190.63

DRUG TASK FORCE

269.10

COMMUNICATION

0.00

ADD COURT COSTS

439.90

IMPACT FEES – EMS

0.00

IMPACT FEES – PARKS

0.00

IMPACT FEES – RD DIST II

0.00

DEBT SERVICE

0.00

CAPITAL PROJECTS

0.00

CONSTRUCTION

0.00

LANDFILL

73,444.96

MSBU’S

0.00

TOTAL  $         789,543.33

 

 

MINUTES

 

Approval of Minutes for the Regular Meeting held December 7, 2010.

Comm. Drew made a motion to approve the minutes for the Regular Meeting held December 7, 2010 with corrections.  Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

 

AMVETS

 

Ivan Chubb spoke to the Board and wished everyone a Merry Christmas.

PUBLIC HEARING

 

Bruce Greenlee

A.    Resolution 2010-70 approving the petition to vacate, abandon, and close a portion of road right-of-way located in Gleason’s Trailer Village as requested by petitioners, Jack and Elizabeth Foley.

 

Mr. Greenlee requested Board approval of Resolution 2010-70, a petition to vacate, abandon, and close a portion of road right-of-way located in Gleason’sTrailerVillageas requested by petitioners, Jack and Elizabeth Foley.

Comm. Stevens asked if there was anyone wishing to speak for or against the petition.  There were none.

Comm. Johnson made a motion to approve Resolution 2010-70 as presented.  Second was made by Comm. Drew and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

 

ROAD DEPARTMENT

 

Bruce Greenlee, Administrative Superintendent

A.    Request from Otter Creek to assist with road maintenance and issues with speeders.

 

Mr. Greenlee requested Board approval to strategically place speed bumps or rumble strips as requested by the Town of Otter Creek throughout the town to slow traffic.  He stated a letter requesting assistance from the Board in dealing with traffic speeding through their Town had been received by his office.

After discussion, Comm. Bell made a motion to place rumble strips or a table-top speed deterrent in pursuant to approval by the City Council in Otter Creek and to also bring this situation to the Sheriff’s attention.  Second was made by Comm. Johnson and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

B.     Supplemental Agreement No. 1 for LCR 207 SmallCountyOutreachProgram.

 

Mr. Greenlee requested Board approval of Supplemental Agreement No. 1 for LCR 207, Small County Outreach Program.

Comm. Drew made a motion to approve Supplemental Agreement No. 1 for LCR 207, Small County Outreach Program as requested.  Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

 

ZONING

 

Rob Corbitt

A.  SEP 3-10, Special Event “Return to Rosewood.”

 

Atty. Brown swore in members of the audience and Commissioners wishing to speak for or against the Special Event.

[1]Comm. Bell, [2]Comm. Drew, and [3]Comm. Stevens stated they had ex-parte communication with regard to the Special Event.

Mr. Corbitt presented and requested Board approval of SEP 3-10, Special Event “Return to Rosewood.”

Mr. Corbitt stated the event is scheduled for January 2, 2011, from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. and the application is marked “not open to the public.”  Since the last meeting when Mr. Dunn was asked to provide a more detailed site plan, his office did receive a document on the 13th and another on the 14th indicating the number of attendees had been reduced to fewer than 75 to accommodate the parking limitations.  A neighboring property owner has agreed to accommodate additional parking up to 25-30 vehicles, if needed and these people could be transported to the site by van.  Mr. Corbitt stated his office had received correspondence on the 20th indicating additional land clearing was being done to also accommodate parking.  After questions by Comm. Bell, Mr. Dunn stated there would be four people to handle parking and entrance onto the site would be permitted only if the individuals name is on the guest list.  Mr. Dunn also indicated to the Board and the expected number of vehicles would be 43 and presented the Board with photographs from a laptop of the property recently cleared.  Comm. Bell stated he had concerns with public safety for the event and for the Board’s responsibility to the neighbors.  These concerns were also shared by Comm. Johnson.

Comm. Johnson asked what would happen if the Board denied Mr. Dunn’s request and he continued with the event?  Atty. Brown addressed the question and stated Mr. Dunn may be subject to a citation.

Comm. Stevens stated he had concerns of the hours of the event and of the number of people originally invited compared to the number Mr. Dunn stated were expected to attend.  Mr. Dunn responded they had stopped taking invitations as of yesterday.  Comm. Stevens stated he was concerned with more people showing up than expected.  He also had concerns with requests made by the Commissioners at the previous meeting not being met.

Comm. Drew stated she had no problem with Mr. Dunn’s request for the Special Event and made a motion to approve SEP 3-10, Special Event “Return to Rosewood” as presented.

The motion dies for lack of a second.

Comm. Johnson made a motion to deny SEP 3-10, Special Event “Return to Rosewood.”  Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES.  Comm. Drew votes NO.

 

 

CLERK OF COURT

 

Danny J. Shipp

A.    Clarification of Satisfactions of Judgment approved December 7, 2010.

 

Mr. Shipp explained the Tax Deed Sale process with regard to Satisfactions of Judgment approved December 7, 2010.  Mr. Shipp stated he had been contacted by the purchaser of a Tax Deed which had a Civil Judgement attached and had researched but found nothing statutory the Clerk could do to negotiate the amount on a Civil Judgement.

Atty. Brown stated she had not been made fully aware of the situation when contacted about negotiating the amount involving the Tax Deed in question.  After discussion, the Commissioners agreed in the future a purchaser could petition liens through the Board, but they would need to do this in person.

 

B.     Resolution 2010-72, Amending and Adopting Government / Municipal / Public Funds Authorizing Resolutions for Deposit Accounts with Perkins State Bank and Drummond Bank.

 

Mr. Shipp requested Board approval of Resolution 2010-72, Amending and Adopting Government / Municipal / Public Funds Authorizing Resolutions for Deposit Accounts with Perkins State Bank and Drummond Bank.

Comm. Drew made a motion to approve Resolution 2010-72 as presented.  Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

 

DARRYL DIAMOND

 

A.  Discussion of growth issues on Hwy. 19 from theInglisTownline North Lebanon Station.

 

Mr. Diamond addressed the Board and stated he felt there was a lack of transparency on the part of everyone in connection with the Inglis MSD a few years back.  He suggested the Board send a letter to theSouthLevyCountyresidents alerting them of the potential upcoming commercial growth and provided a copy of a draft he had written.

The Commissioners agreed to take Mr. Diamonds suggestions and letter under advisement, but were not in favor of sending a letter at this time.

 

 

DANNY STEVENS, CHAIRMAN

 

A.    Introduction of Gwen Pra, District 2 Coordinator from the Florida Department of Transportation.

 

– TABLED –

 

 

LEVY COUNTY VISITORS BUREAU

 

Carol McQueen

A.    Recommendation from the Levy County Tourist Development Council for approval of $11,200 Additional Marketing Plan for 2010-2011.

 

Mrs. McQueen made a recommendation from the Levy County Tourist Development Council to increase their Marketing budget by $11,200.  She stated the budget had been cut back around the time of the oil spill and would now like to increase it.

Comm. Drew made a motion to approve the increase in the amount of $11,200 in the Additional Marketing budget as recommended.  Second was made by Comm. Johnson and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

 

LEVY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

 

Lt. Scott Finnen, Levy County Sheriff’s Office

A.    Proposed jobs program with Citrus, Levy, Marion Workforce.

 

 

Lt. Finnen gave information to Board regarding a jobs program with the CLM Workforce Connection.  He explained in January the Sheriff’s Department will be losing two employees and would like to take advantage of this program as it offers on the job training.  The CLM Workforce Connection OJT program provides occupational training, and employer is reimbursed 75% of the employees’ hourly salary up to four months.

Another issue the Sheriff’s Department is facing is the aging software system at the Jail and at the Sheriff’s Office.  Lt. Finnen stated they would like to partner with a company out ofOcalacalled Beacon Software, which is a startup company.

Lt. Finnen stated he is asking the Board to allow the Sheriff’s Department to use CLM Workforce to hire two new employees and earmark the savings to fund the Beacon Software project, as these funds will come directly to the Board, not to the Sheriff’s Department.

The Commissioners agreed by consensus to support the CLM Workforce agreement, but requested additional information on the Beacon Software project before taking action.

 

 

PUBLIC COMMENT

 

Lizzie Jenkins spoke to the Board and invited them to a reception for Lt. Governor Jennifer Carroll atFloridaA&MUniversityinTallahasseeon Sunday, January 2, 2011 at 7:00P.M.  The cost to attend is $50 per person.

Mrs. Jenkins then requested letters of support from the Commissioners to do the documentary on Rosewood by January 31, 2011.

 

Carol McQueen announced there would be a Levy Co Economic Summit in January 20, 2011 from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at BronsonHigh School.

 

DEPARTMENT REPORTS

 

COUNTY COORDINATOR

 

Fred Moody,CountyCoordinator

A.    Proposed Board ofCountyCommissionOrientation / Organization Round Table Discussion on January 4, 2010.

 

Mr. Moody asked if the Board members would schedule a BOCC Orientation/Organization Round Table Discussion on January 4, 2010 at 1:00 P.M. or 1:30 P.M.

The Commissioners agreed to place this item on the agenda for January 4, 2011 at 1:00 P.M.

 

 

LIBRARY

 

Lisa Brasher, Director

A.    Request approval to appoint Virginia Meisenheimer and David Kendall to the Putnam Alachua Levy Library Cooperative Board one for a period of 2 years and one for a period of 3 years.

 

Ms. Brasher requested Board approval to appoint Virginia Meisenheimer for a period of 2 years and David Kendall for a period of 3 years to the Putnam, Alachua, Levy Library Cooperative Board.

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

 

 

SHIP/WATER

 

Dick Tummond

A.    Subordination Agreement.

 

Mr. Tummond requested Board approval of the Subordination Agreement for Daniel Maldonado Diaz and Lourdes R. Colon.

Comm. Johnson made motion to approve the Subordination Agreement as presented.  Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

ATTORNEY’S RERPORT

 

Anne Bast Brown,CountyAttorney

A.    Approve Addendum to Agreement with Nabors, Giblin & Nickerson, P.A. (“NGN”), for special counsel services in proceedings related to the code enforcement action against Brian R. Davis, for the purpose of increasing the not-to-exceed amount for attorney fees.

 

Atty. Brown requested Board approval of Addendum to Agreement with Nabors, GIblin & Nickerson, P.A. for special counsel services in proceedings related to the code enforcement action against Brian R. Davis, for the purpose of increasing the not-to-exceed amount for attorney fees to $10,000 in order to provide adequate representation on these issues.

Comm. Bell made a motion to approve the Addendum to Agreement as presented.  Second was made by Comm. Johnson and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

 

COMMISSIONER’S REPORTS

 

Comm. Johnson wished everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

 

Comm. Drew gave a summary of the Broadband meeting she had attended on December 8th.  She stated there may be opportunities for the municipalities with broadband.

 

Comm. Bell wished Happy Holidays to everyone.

 

Comm. Stevens wished everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

 

 

THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS TO COME BEFORE THE COMMISSION, THE MEETING ADJOURNED AT 11:21 A.M.

 

 

ATTEST:                                                                                             BOARD OFCOUNTYCOMMISSIONERS

LEVY COUNTY,FL

 

 

____________________________________                                    ____________________________________

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

 



1  Ex-parte communication Comm. Bell

2   Ex-parte communication Comm. Drew

[3]   Ex-parte communication Comm. Stevens

BOCC Regular Meeting – December 7, 2010

REGULAR MEETING

LEVY COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

DECEMBER 7, 2010

 

 

The Regular Meeting of the Board of Levy County Commissioners was held on December 7, 2010, 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

            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.  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

 103212-103369

FUND

        AMOUNT

GENERAL REVENUE

     1,173,316.95

ROAD

        114,229.97

SHIP

          42,873.00

TRANSPORTATION

          31,547.58

COURT FACILITIES

          24,843.84

PROGRESS ENERGY

               706.26

EMS

          36,625.01

FIRE

            8,268.98

TOURIST DEVELOPMENT

            1,306.44

UTILITIES

            1,732.47

DRUG TASK FORCE

            2,556.50

CAPITAL PROJECTS

          22,161.54

LANDFILL

          62,161.88

TOTAL  $  1,522,330.42

 

MINUTES

 

Approval of Minutes for the Regular Meeting held November 16, 2010.

Comm. Drew made a motion to approve the minutes for the Regular Meeting held November 16, 2010 with the changes as stated.  Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

 

ZONING

 

Attorney Brown swore in members of the audience and Commissioners wishing to speak for or against the items to be presented by Mr. Corbitt.

Comm. Stevens asked if there were any ex-parte communications by the Board members.

1. Comm. Stevens stated he had ex-parte communication regarding the Special Event item.  2.Comm. Drew stated she had ex-parte communication also on the Special Event.

 

Rob Corbitt, Director

A.    SEP 3-10, Special Event “Return to Rosewood.”

 

Mr. Corbitt presented and requested Board approval of SEP 3-10, Special Event “Return to Rosewood”, a memorial event on January 2, 2011 from 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M by property owners James Cornett and Marvin Dunn.  The number of people expected to attend will be between 50 to 200.  Parking will be handled on the property and along the limerock road.

The Commissioners had concerns regarding parking and emergency vehicle accessibility.

Mr. Dunn spoke and addressed the parking issue and stated there would be eight people available, four of which would handle the parking.  He stated he is expecting 100 vehicles or less.  Mr. Dunn asked for amendment to the Special Event to include Tony’s Seafood to provide clam chowder, coffee and cold drinks.

Comm. Drew stated she was concerned with the site plan as presented. She requested a more detailed site plan.

The Commissioners asked if Mr. Dunn could give parking options and provide a more detailed site plan at the next meeting before they will make a decision.  The Commissioners will need the paperwork by Monday of next week to allow staff time to review.

 

B.     Ha.Va. 9-10, Hardship Variance, Kooi.

 

Mr. Corbitt requested Board approval of Ha.Va. 9-10, Hardship Variance by Ailien R. and Jack R. Kooi to allow for a second dwelling in order for a family member to care for her husband.

There was discussion as to whether or not they would be a University Oaks water system customer and the need for an easement to be recorded.

Atty. Brown stated her office will get an easement ready to record by the end of the week.

Comm. Stevens asked if there was anyone wishing to speak for or against the Hardship Variance.  Mr. Corbitt asked if it would be necessary to record the Hardship Variance.  The Commissioners agreed it would not need to be done at this time, but would be discussed at a later date.

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

 

C.     FP 2-10, Final Plat “Blackwell Estates.”

 

Mr. Corbitt requested Board approval of FP 2-10, Final Plat “Blackwell Estates.” Patrick Durbin, representing Phyllis F. Blackwell was in attendance.

Comm. Stevens asked if there was anyone wishing to speak for or against the Final Plat as presented.  There were none.

Comm. Bell made a motion to approve FP 2-10, Final Plat, “Blackwell Estates,” contingent upon satisfaction of taxes.  Second was made by Comm. Drew and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

D.    FP 3-10, Final Plat “SaratogaSouth.”

 

Mr. Corbitt requested Board approval of FP 3-10, Final Plat “Saratoga South.”  Jason Murphy, representing Croft Land Surveying was in attendance.

Comm. Stevens asked if there was anyone wishing to speak for or against the Final Plat as presented.  There were none.

Comm. Drew made a motion to approve the FP 3-10, Final Plat, “Saratoga South.”  Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

 

DANNY STEVENS, CHAIRMAN

 

A.    Introduction of Gwen Pra from the Department of Transportation. – TABLED –

 

 

 

 

 

LIZZIE R. JENKINS, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

 

A.    Invite “Roots in the City” join with the Real Rosewood Foundation, Inc. “History Day,” which is an established event with no required permit, convening April 16, 2011 at the Rosewood Baseball Park/Track.

 

Ms. Jenkins spoke to the Board and extended invitation to Mr. Dunn and his organization to the Real Rosewood Foundation, Inc. “History Day”.  She then read aloud an invitation for Mr. Dunn’s event not yet approved she had received and then provided the Board with a copy of the invitation.

 

 

FIRE BOARD, SPECIAL REVIEW COMMITTEE

 

Chiefland Vice-Mayor Teresa Barron

A.    Request Board direction to improve financial efficiency and the level of service in the area of Fire Protection/First Responders.

 

Mrs. Barron requested Board direction to improve financial efficiency and the level of service in the area of Fire Protection/First Responders.  The Committee formed by the Fire Advisory Board to review the Mizell Hodges report would like to confirm the Commissioner’s approval of the committee’s formation, their objectives, and if they are willing to consider changes in the Fire Service.  At this time, the members on the committee are:  Williston Mayor Gerald Heathcoat, Commissioner Marsha Drew, Chiefland Vice-Mayor Teresa Barron, Levy County Fire Chief Rick Bloom, and Yankeetown Fire Chief Paul Shearer.

Daryl Diamond provided handouts to board members and then spoke on behalf of Peaceful Acres Civic Association.  He stated they feel they have been left out of the process and would like to be included.

Comm. Bell made a motion to do the research and/or notify all municipalities they need to have representation on the Fire Advisory Board, as they are the ones who will bring the decision to this and if there is a problem within the municipality, decisions can then be made from their suggestions.  Second was made by Comm. Drew and the MOTION CARRIES.

The dates of the meetings will be posted on Board of County Commissioner’s website.

 

 

The meeting recessed at 10:38 A.M.

The meeting reconvened at 10:48 A.M.

 

 

NATURE COAST BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

 

Pat O’Neal

A.    Annual Contract forNatureCoastBusiness Development.

 

Mr. O’Neal requested Board approval of the Annual Contract for Nature Coast Business Development.

Comm. Drew made a motion to approve the Annual Contract for Nature Coast Business Development.  Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

B.  Appointment to theNorth FloridaEconomic Development Partnership Board.

 

Mr. O’Neal requested the Board appoint someone to the North Florida Economic Development Partnership in place of former Commissioner Lilly Rooks.

Comm. Drew made a motion to appoint Comm. Bell to the North Florida Economic Development Partnership Board.  Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

 

LEVY COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE

 

Lt. Scott Finnen

A.    Presentation ofPublicSafetyLeadershipAcademy.

 

Lt. Finnen gave information to the Board on thePublicSafetyLeadershipAcademy, a six-week program offered atCentralFloridaCommunity College.  He stated the program could be beneficial to anyone in a managerial position within the county.

Mike Colacone fromCentralFloridaCommunity Collegealso spoke to the Board and gave further information on the program.

 

 

PUBLIC COMMENT

 

Daryl Diamond fromSouthLevyCountyasked to place an item on the next agenda regarding the nuclear power plant issue.  He stated he will contact the Board office to be placed on the agenda.

 

 

DEPARTMENT REPORTS

 

COUNTY COORDINATOR

 

Fred Moody

A.    Correction of Appointments toMeridianBehavioral Healthcare and Rural Conservation and Development.

 

Mr. Moody stated two appointments made at the last meeting need to be changed as listed below:

The appointment from Meridian Behavioral Healthcare needs to be moved from Comm. Bell to Comm. Drew.  The Rural Conservation and Development needs to be moved from Comm. Drew to Comm. Bell.

Comm. Bell made a motion to change the appointments as stated above.  Second was made by Comm. Drew and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

B.     Agreement betweenLevyCountyand Davis, Monk & Company and Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC.

 

C.     Amended Agreement betweenLevyCountyand Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC.

 

Mr. Moody requested Board approval of Novation of Agreement by Substitution of New Party for Discharged Party and an Amendment to Agreement betweenLevyCountyand Davis, Monk & Company and Carr, Riggs & Ingram, LLC.

Comm. Drew made a motion to approve both the Novation of Agreement by Substitution of New Party for Discharged Party and an Amendment to Agreement as presented.  Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

 

D.    Resolution 2010-71 to Provide for the Appointment of a Director and an Alternate to the Board of Directors for theNorth FloridaBroadband.

 

Mr. Moody requested Board approval of Resolution 2010-71 to Provide for the Appointment of a Director and an Alternate to the Board of Directors for the North Florida Broadband and read the Resolution title into record.

Comm. Drew made a motion to approve Resolution 2010-71 as presented.  Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

E.     Appointment of a 2nd Commissioner to the SmallCountyCoalition Board of Directors.

 

Mr. Moody requested appointment of a second Commissioner to the Small County Coalition Board of Directors.

Comm. Bell made a motion to appoint Comm. Drew to the Small County Coalition Board of Directors.  Second was made by Comm. Drew and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

Mr. Moody stated a workshop had been set with the consultants on the Assessments on January 18th at 1:00 P.M.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ASSISTANT TO THE COUNTY COORDINATOR

 

Dick Tummond

A.   Williams Communication Service Agreement.

 

Mr. Tummond requested Board approval of the Williams Communication Service Agreement.   He stated there are two changes in the contract as originally presented.  In Section (1.)( e.) concerning replacement of radios in the event of the unavailability of parts has been deleted.  The other change is regarding the response time on dispatch equipment to be increased from one hour to two hours to respond.  The contract amount remains the same at $41,138.16 for covering 329 radios and $13,010.40 for covering dispatch equipment for a total amount of $54,148.56 for one year, which is payable in two six-month payments.

Comm. Drew made a motion to approve the Williams Communication Service Agreement as presented.  Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

 

SHIP/WATER

 

Dick Tummond

A.    Satisfaction of Mortgage.

 

Mr. Tummond requested Board approval of a Satisfaction of Mortgage for Ann Santagata in the amount of $8,332 in Rehabilitation Assistance.

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

 

B.     Deferred Payment Loans.

 

Mr. Tummond requested Board approval of the following Deferred Payment Loans:

 

Cody Cross/Audra Smith                   $18,600

Gail Musolino                                     $  8,840

Russell S. and Jessica F. Grimes         $15,283

 

Comm. Bell made a motion to approve the Deferred Payment Loans as presented.  Second was made by Comm. Drew and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

 

EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT

 

Mark Johnson, Director

A.    Annual Agreement betweenLevyCountyEmergency Management andWithlacoocheeRegional Planning Council.

 

Mr. Johnson requested Board approval of the Annual Agreement between Levy County Emergency Management and Withlacoochee Regional Planning Council.

Comm. Drew made a motion to approve the Annual Agreement between Levy County Emergency Management and Withlacoochee Regional Planning Council as presented.  Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

B.     Request permission to purchase a new Portable Radiation Detection Monitoring System for the Levy County Radiological Emergency Planning Program.

 

Mr. Johnson requested Board approval to purchase a new Portable Radiation Detection Monitoring System for the Levy County Radiological Emergency Planning Program. The price of this piece of equipment will be $12,195 and has been appropriated by Progress Energy in roll-over funds.

Comm. Drew made a motion to approve the purchase of the new Portable Radiation Detection Monitoring System as presented.  Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

 

 

 

 

C.     Request to purchase a new Radiological Emergency Response vehicle.

 

Mr. Johnson requested Board approval to purchase a new Radiological Emergency Response vehicle with Progress Energy funds and has been approved by Progress Energy and presented the following quotes to the Board members:

 

Stingray Chevrolet inPlant City                     $31,858.00

Scoggins Chevrolet in Chiefland                    $31,962.89

White Ford in Chiefland                                 $32,117.10

 

Comm. Bell made a motion to approve the purchase from Scoggins Chevrolet, in order to do business within the County.  Second was made by Comm. Drew and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

 

LIBRARY

 

Lisa Brasher, Director

A.    Request approval to appoint Virginia Meisenheimer and David Kendall to the Putnam Alachua Levy Library Cooperation Board for a period of 2 years.

Ms. Brasher requested Board approval to appoint Virginia Meisenheimer and David Kendall to the Putnam Alachua Levy Library Cooperation Board for a period of two years.

Comm. Stevens stated he is in favor of staggering Board appointments to prevent losing senior representation.  Comm. Stevens asked Ms. Brasher to have the members discuss who will be a three-year appointment member and who will be a two-year appointment member and bring back to the next Board meeting.

 

 

ROAD DEPARTMENT

 

Bruce Greenlee, Administrative Superintendent

A.    Request to pursue right-of-way for NE 144th Ave.

 

Mr. Greenlee requested Board approval to pursue right-of-way for NE 144th Ave.

Comm. Bell made a motion to approve pursuing the right-of-way for NE 144th Ave.  Second was made by Comm. Drew and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

B.     Request permission to purchase three dump trucks.

 

Mr. Greenlee requested Board approval to purchase three dump trucks through the Florida Sheriff’s Association bid with trade-in of old trucks from Nextran Truck Center in Lake City in the amount of $325,302.

Comm. Drew made a motion to approve the purchase of three dump trucks as presented.  Second was made by Comm. Bell and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

 

ATTORNEY’S REPORT

 

Anne Bast Brown,CountyAttorney

A.    Approval of Satisfactions of Judgement for James Young, Jr. in settlement of outstanding liens for fees for incarceration ($50 per day jail fees), in order to clear title to the property subject to the liens, and direction to hold Satisfactions without recording until settlement payment of $1,256.34 clears.

 

Atty. Brown requested Board approval of Satisfactions of Judgement for James Young, Jr. in the amount of $500 and $1,000 for two Judgements from May, 2005 and June, 2007.  Atty. Brown stated there was a local attorney who negotiated the amount of $1,256.34 with her, which is 60% of the original Judgement amount and interest.

Comm. Bell made a motion to approve the Satisfactions of Judgement for James Young, Jr. as presented.  Second was made by Comm. Drew and the MOTION CARRIES.

 

 

 

 

COMMISSIONERS’ REPORTS

 

Comm. Drew announced after the next Board meeting, there will be a small Christmas reception in the Board office.

Comm. Bell reported on meeting he attended with Rusty Skinner and the CLM Workforce Connection.  He stated there had been a deficit of private sector business representation and asked if the other Commissioners knew of any private sector business people in their district as well as one organized labor representative willing to serve on this board.

Comm. Stevens reminded everyone today is Pearl Harbor Day’s 69th Anniversary.

He stated Ms. Pra could come in Friday around noon, but asked the other Board members if they would like to have her come back to the next Board meeting to have a chance to meet everyone.  This was agreed on by the Board members present.

 

 

THERE BEING NO FURTHER BUSINESS TO COME BEFORE THE COMMISSION, THE MEETING ADJOURNED AT 11:52 A.M.

 

 

ATTEST:                                                                                             BOARD OFCOUNTYCOMMISSIONERS

LEVY COUNTY,FL

 

 

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

 



1.       Ex-Parte Communication Comm. Stevens

2.       Ex-Parte Communication Comm. Drew