Nassau County Board of County Commissioners Regular Session, June 14, 2010, 6:00 p.m.

Nassau County Board of County Commissioners

Regular Session, June 14, 2010, 6:00 p.m.

Commission Chambers, 96135 Nassau Place, Yulee, Florida

 

 

Call to Order, Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance to the American Flag

 

Commissioners:

Present:  Chairman Michael H. Boyle, Commissioners Daniel B. Leeper, Stacy T. Johnson, Barry V. Holloway, and Walter J. Boatright.

 

 

Other Officials Present: David A. Hallman, County Attorney; and Ted Selby, County Manager Designee.

 

 

Staff Present: Gene Knaga, Clerk’s Fiscal Management Compliance; Scott Herring, Engineering Services Director; and representing the Clerk’s office Brenda Linville, Deputy Clerk.

 

 

Official Agenda Summary:

 

Audience Input:

None.

 

 

FINANCIAL ITEM(S):

RS100614 – 6:08:04  (Tab A) Approve Finance Package 2010-15 and associated Resolutions.

 

Motion:   Approve Tab A as stated above. (See Attachment

          “A”)

Maker:    Commissioner Holloway   

Second:   Commissioner Leeper

Action:   Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Boyle, Johnson,

Holloway, and Boatright.     

Follow Up: Finance, OMB

 

 

RS100614 – 6:08:50  (Tab B) Release final retainage to A.J. Johns, Inc. in the amount of $188,228.00 for the CR115/Old Dixie Highway road improvement project contingent upon receipt and verification of the final invoice and final release of liens.  Funding source: 63000000-205500.

 

Motion:   Approve Tab B as stated above.

Maker:    Commissioner Holloway   

Second:   Commissioner Boatright  

Action:   Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Boyle, Johnson,

Holloway, and Boatright.     

Follow Up: Finance, OMB, Engineering Services, County

           Manager Designee, Contract Management

 

 

RS100614 – 6:09:51  (Tab C)  Approve and authorize the Chairman to sign Work Authorization No. 1 with PB Americas in the amount of $257,357.00 for Construction Engineering Services for the Chester Road/A1A Intersection Project.  

 

Motion:   Approve Tab C as stated above.

Maker:    Commissioner Johnson

Second:   Commissioner Holloway

Action:   Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Boyle, Johnson,

Holloway, and Boatright.     

Follow Up: Finance, OMB, County Manager Designee,

 Engineering Services

 

 

REGISTER:

The Chairman signed the register for the following warrants: Warrant Nos. 168716 thru 168728 dated 6-10-10 for a register total of $17,745.86; and Warrant Nos. 168729 thru 168835 dated 6-11-10 for a register total of $721,834.77.

 

 

NEW BUSINESS:

RS100614 – 6:10:27  (Tab D)  Consider the following: (1) approve and authorize the Chairman to sign the Construction Easement Agreement from the CR 121 pond restoration project; (2) authorize staff to proceed with acquiring a drainage easement; and (3) authorize staff to advertise bid for construction of the pond upon acquisition of the drainage easement.

 

Motion:   Approve Tab D as stated above.

Maker:    Commissioner Holloway   

Second:   Commissioner Johnson    

Action:   Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Boyle, Johnson,

Holloway, and Boatright.     

Follow Up: Finance, OMB, County Manager Designee,

 Engineering Services, Contract Management

 

 

RS100614 – 6:12:07  (Tab E) Consider the following for Code Enforcement: (1) reduction of penalty for property located on Wilson Street in Yulee, Case No. 04/09-451; (2) reduction of penalty for property located on Jeannie Road in Callahan, Case No. 11/09-239; and (3) delegate authority for reducing penalties to the Code Enforcement Board.  

 

Motion:   Approve Tab E as stated above.

Maker:    Commissioner Johnson    

Second:   Commissioner Boatright  

Action:   Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Boyle, Johnson,

Holloway, and Boatright.     

Follow Up: Finance, OMB, County Manager Designee, Code

           Enforcment

 

 

RS100614 – 6:14:34  (Tab F) Consider authorizing staff to create a new Beach Ordinance that consolidates all existing Beach Ordinance into one.

 

Discussion: Daniel Salmon, Building Maintenance Director, reviewed the request.  

 

Motion:   Approve Tab F as stated above.

Maker:    Commissioner Holloway   

Second:   Commissioner Leeper

Action:   Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Boyle, Johnson,

Holloway, and Boatright.     

Follow Up: Building Maintenance, County Attorney

 

 

OLD BUSINESS:

RS100614 – 6:17:08  (Tab G) Continue consideration of approval of the following: (1) amend fee schedule for Environmental Health to provide for cost recovery in administering State inspection programs; (2) proposed Environmental health fees for a water laboratory program; (3) amend fee schedule to increase birth and death certificates by $2.00 each; and (4) amend fee schedule to provide client services as indicated for Nutritional Services, Community Health Education, Adult Immunization, Medical (Clinic) and Dental (Clinic) Services.

Discussion: The group discussed concerns regarding Group Care Facility Inspection fees as it relates to foster homes and schools.

 

Motion:   Approve Tab G as stated above.

Maker:    Commissioner Holloway   

Second:   Commissioner Boatright  

Action:   Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Boyle, Johnson,

Holloway, and Boatright.     

Follow Up: Finance, OMB, County Manager Designee, Health

 Department

 

 

COUNTY ATTORNEY BUSINESS:

RS100614 – 6:12:49  (Tab H) Approve and authorize the Chairman to sign the third amendment/extension to the agreement for public relations between Nassau County and Hayworth Creative, Contract No. CM1035-A3. Funding source: 37523552 TDC Marketing.

 

Discussion: Mr. Hallman reviewed the request.

 

Motion:   Approve Tab H as stated above.

Maker:    Commissioner Holloway   

Second:   Commissioner Boatright  

Action:   Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Boyle, Johnson,

Holloway, and Boatright.     

Follow Up: Finance, OMB, County Manager Designee, County

           Attorney, Contract Management

 

 

EXPANSION ITEMS:

RS100614 – 6:06:46 (1) Approve License Agreement with Carlton Dunes Condominium Association, Inc. to allow placement of no more than five storage containers (10’ x 40’) to be used for storage during the ongoing construction-related activities at Carlton Dunes; to be located on the grassy area just north of the Carlton Dunes entry gate, and (2) Identify the Articles from the Union Local Contract to be discussed at the executive closed session on June 16, 2010.

 

Motion:   Expand the meeting to consider (2) items as

          stated above.

Maker:    Commissioner Boatright  

Second:   Commissioner Leeper     

Action:   Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Boyle, Johnson,

Holloway, and Boatright.          

Follow Up: County Attorney

 

 

RS100614 –__6:25:03  Expansion Item #1: Approve License Agreement with Carlton Dunes Condominium Association, Inc. to allow placement of no more than five storage containers (10’ x 40’) to be used for storage during the ongoing construction-related activities at Carlton Dunes; to be located on the grassy area just north of the Carlton Dunes entry gate.

 

Discussion: Mr. Hallman explained that during the final drafting of the document approved on May 24, 2010, there was a recommendation from the Building Maintenance Department that the actual entity the Board contracts with should be the Carlton Dunes Homeowners’ Association instead of Amelia Island Management; so he is requesting that the Board reconsider the agreement with said change.

 

Motion:   Approve expansion item #1 as stated above.

Maker:    Commissioner Holloway   

Second:   Commissioner Johnson    

Action:   Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Boyle, Johnson,

Holloway, and Boatright.     

Follow Up: Finance, OMB, Building Maintenance, County

Manager Designee, County Attorney, Contract

Management

 

 

RS100614 –_6:26:23  Expansion Item #2: Identify the Articles from the Union Local 630 Contract to be discussed at the executive closed session on June 16, 2010.

 

Motion:   Approve for Articles 10, 12, and 14 of Union

Local 630 Contract to be discussed at the executive closed session on June 16, 2010.

Maker:    Commissioner Holloway   

Second:   Commissioner Boatright  

Action:   Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Boyle, Johnson,

Holloway, and Boatright.          

Follow Up: Board, County Manager Designee, County Attorney

 

 

DISCUSSION ITEMS:  

RS100614 – 6:29:01 Commissioner Leeper’s Business:

  • Provided brief update regarding the Transportation Planning Organization (TPO) meeting.

 

  • Advised that James Bennett, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), would be coming before the Board to discuss advancing the A1A project resurfacing project and identifying bike trails along A1A in District 3.

 

  • Advised the he and Mr. Bennett would be meeting with residents on South Fletcher Avenue, regarding additional bike lanes.

 

 

RS100614 – 6:45:59 Commissioner Johnson’s Business: 

 

Motion:   Authorize the County Manager Designee to obtain

space at the Stars and Strips Freedom Festival on July 3, 2010 and research purchasing a reusable “Nassau County Board of County Commissioners” banner for this and future events. Cost not to exceed $100.00 for banner. (Bring back to Board if cost exceeds $100.00.)

Maker:    Commissioner Johnson    

Second:   Commissioner Leeper

Action:   Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Boyle, Johnson,

Holloway, and Boatright.     

Follow Up: County Manager Designee

 

 

Motion:   Authorize the County Manager Designee to research

expanding the TDC taxes County-wide or at least to I-95.

Maker:    Commissioner Johnson    

Second:   Commissioner Boatright  

Action:   Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Boyle, Johnson,

Holloway, and Boatright.     

Follow Up: County Manager Designee

 

  • Briefly discussed vacancies on board members on the Code Enforcement Board.

 

 

RS100614 – 6:32:00 Commissioner Boatright’s Business:  

 

Motion:   Approve to waive the rental fee for October 29,

2010 for the Callahan Centennial and the Town of Callahan Council to use the Multi-Purpose Building.

Maker:    Commissioner Boatright  

Second:   Commissioner Leeper

Action:   Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Boyle, Johnson,

Holloway, and Boatright.     

Follow Up: Finance, OMB, Building Maintenance, Winifred

           Favors, County Manager Designee

 

 

Motion:   Approved to extend the moratorium on the Impact

Fees for three months.

Amend:    Change extension date to December 31, 2010. 

Maker:    Commissioner Boatright  

Second:   Commissioner Leeper

Action:   Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Boyle, Johnson,

Holloway, and Boatright.     

Follow Up: Finance, OMB, Building Department, County

           Manager Designee, Engineering Services

 

 

RS100614 – 6:45:12 Commissioner Holloway’s Business: 

 

  • Announced that the Wayside Park in Bryceville has re-opened.

 

  • Provided brief update regarding a resolution he is helping Rayonier prepare regarding support for the development of renewable biomass from both private and public lands.

 

 

RS100614 – 6:55:29 Chairman Boyle’s Business:

 

Motion:   Approve Resolution 2010-112, Supporting the

Appointment of Wesley R. Poole to the Fourth Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission.

Maker:    Commissioner Boatright  

Second:   Commissioner Leeper

Action:   Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Boyle, Johnson,

Holloway, and Boatright.     

Follow Up: Clerk Staff, County Attorney

 

Discussion: The group discussed funding for the Spay and Neuter Program for Nassau County.

 

Motion:   Approve to expend $500.00 from Districts 2

Discretionary Fund for the Nassau County Spay and Neuter program.

Amend:    Include $500.00 each from Districts 1 and 3.

Amend:    Identified the entity as RAIN/Humane Society.

Maker:    Commissioner Johnson    

Second:   Commissioner Leeper

 

Discussion: Mr. Hallman questioned the legal name of the entity requesting funding.  Mr. Selby clarified that he had a meeting with various agencies in Nassau County regarding their desire for financial support from the Board similar to other not-for-profit organizations in the County.  The organizations were advised of an upcoming budget meeting in which they could make presentation to the Board, but he had cautioned the organizations about budget constraints.

 

Action:   Motion and second were withdrawn in order for  

          representatives of the program to make

          presentation to the Board on June 16, 2010.

 

 

Motion:   Approve to expend $500.00 from District 2

Discretionary Fund payable to RAIN for the Spay and Neuter program.

Maker:    Commissioner Leeper

Second:   Commissioner Johnson    

Action:   Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Boyle, Johnson,

Holloway, and Boatright.     

Follow Up: Finance, OMB, County Manager Designee

 

There being no further business, the regular session of the Nassau County Board of County Commissioners adjourned at 7:06 p.m.

 

 

 

_____________________________

Michael H. Boyle, Chairman

 

Attest:

 

 

 

____________________________

John A. Crawford, Ex-Officio Clerk

 

 

ATTACHMENT “A”

 

 

Finance Package 2010-15:

 

 

Budget Transfers:

 

  1. In the General Fund in the amount of $13,444.00 to establish revenue accounts for Board’s IT Department.

 

  1. In the 911 Operations and Maintenance Fund in the amount of $836.00 to clear out prior year audit adjustments.

 

  1. In the 911 Operations and Maintenance Fund in the amount of $100,000.00 for professional services and equipment for the E911 system (Sheriff request).

 

 

Resolutions:

 

  1. Resolution 2010-109, regarding budget amendment in the General Fund in the amount of $2,604.00 fro donations for the Library.

 

  1. Resolution 2010-110, regarding budget amendment in the Municipal Service Fund in the amount of $170.00 for Fire Prevention Week donations.