Nassau County Board of County Commissioners Executive Closed Session, December 6, 2016, 5:00 p.m. Public Hearing, December 6, 2016, 6:00 p.m.

Nassau County Board of County Commissioners
Executive Closed Session, December 6, 2016, 5:00 p.m.
Public Hearing, December 6, 2016, 6:00 p.m.
Commission Chambers, 96135 Nassau Place, Yulee, Florida

Call to Order

Commissioners:
Present: Chairman Daniel B. Leeper, Commissioners, Steve W. Kelley, Pat Edwards, George V. Spicer, and Justin Taylor.

Other Officials Present: Michael S. Mullin, County Attorney; and Ted Selby, County Manager.

Staff Present: Justin Stankiewicz, Office of Management and Budget Director; and representing the Clerk’s office Connie Arthur and Brenda Linville, Deputy Clerks.

5:00 P.M. – EXECUTIVE CLOSE SESSION:
EC161206 – 5:03:27 (Tab A) Executive Closed Session pursuant to Florida Statutes, Section 447.605, for discussion related to Fire-Rescue Professionals (Local 3101), International Association of Fire Fighters AFL-CIO contract negotiations/collective bargaining strategy.

Mr. Mullin explained that the meeting would be an executive closed session pursuant to Florida Statutes, Section 447.605, for discussion related to Fire-Rescue Professionals (Local 3101), International Association of Fire Fighters AFL-CIO contract negotiations/collective bargaining strategy. The persons attending will be: Daniel B. Leeper, Steve W. Kelley, Pat Edwards, George V. Spicer and Justin Taylor, collectively known as the Board of County Commissioners; Michael S. Mullin, County Attorney; Ted Selby, County Manager; and Justin Stankiewicz, Office of Management and Budget Director. There will be no pause in the proceedings or discussion of other matters not related to this case.

Motion: To close the meeting.
Maker: Commissioner Edwards
Second: Commissioner Kelley
Action: Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Kelley, Edwards,
Spicer, and Taylor.

The Deputy Clerks turned off recording devices, locked the doors, and exited the room. The meeting continued in closed session.

EC161010 – 5:30:28

Motion: To open the meeting.
Maker: Commissioner Edwards
Second: Commissioner Kelley
Action: Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Kelley, Edwards,
Spicer, and Taylor.

Motion: Tentatively approved contract as presented by the
County Manager and bring back clean version on December 12, 2016 for the Board’s consideration.
Maker: Commissioner Edwards
Second: Commissioner Leeper
Action: Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Kelley, Edwards,
Spicer, and Taylor.

There being no further business, the executive closed session recessed at 5:32 p.m. The Board reconvened at 6:02 p.m. in special session.

Official Agenda Summary:

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

Commissioners:
Present: Chairman Daniel B. Leeper, Commissioners, Steve W. Kelley, Pat Edwards, George V. Spicer, and Justin Taylor.

Other Officials Present: Michael S. Mullin, County Attorney; and Shanea Jones, Assistant County Manager.

Staff Present: Justin Stankiewicz, Office of Management and Budget Director; Taco Pope, Planning and Economic Opportunity; and representing the Clerk’s office Connie Arthur and Brenda Linville, Deputy Clerks.

Audience Input:
None.

NON-QUASI-JUDICIAL PUBLIC HEARING:
PH161206 – 6:02:38 (Tab B) First public hearing for consideration of an Ordinance of the Board of County Commissioners of Nassau County, Florida, declaring zoning in progress and imposing a moratorium on the establishment of medical marijuana dispensing facilities and acceptance and processing of applications in the unincorporated areas of Nassau County for a period of 180 days; providing for penalties; providing for severability; and providing for an effective date.

Mr. Mullin read the legislative procedures.

Motion: Open floor to public discussion.
Maker: Commissioner Spicer
Second: Commissioner Taylor
Action: Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Kelley, Johnson,
Spicer, and Taylor.

Discussion: Mr. Mullin distributed copies of House Bill 1313 and addressed issues to consider. Mr. Pope provided an update on the Planning and Zoning Board’s discussion regarding the locations of medical marijuana dispensing facilities.

There was no public input.

Motion: Close floor to public discussion.
Maker: Commissioner Spicer
Second: Commissioner Edwards
Action: Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Kelley, Johnson,
Spicer, and Taylor.

Discussion: Mr. Mullin advised that there would be no action taken tonight. This item would come back before the Board for the second public hearing on December 21, 2016 at 9:00 a.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard.

COUNTY MANAGER BUSINESS:
PH161206 – 6:16:35 Ms. Jones commented that the City of Fernandina Beach Annual Visioning Session would be held at the Fernandina Beach Golf Course on December 14, 2016. One topic from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. is to discuss joint City and County opportunities and challenges. She requested that any commissioner wishing to participate to advise her no later than tomorrow morning.

EXPANSION ITEMS:
PH161206 – 6:03:44
None.

DISCUSSION ITEMS:
PH161206 – 6:17:31 Commissioner Kelley’s Business:
None.

PH161206 – 6:17:33 Commissioner Spicer’s Business:
None.

PH161206 – 6:17:34 Commissioner Taylor’s Business:
None.

PH161206 – 6:13:46 Commissioner Edwards’ Business:

Motion: Approved to utilize a Yulee Volunteer Fire
Department fire truck for Santa and Christmas candy distribution subject to completion of appropriate Risk Management forms.
Maker: Commissioner Edwards
Second: Commissioner Spicer
Action: Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Kelley, Johnson,
Spicer, and Taylor.
Follow Up: County Manager, County Attorney, Risk Management

PH161206 – 6:17:36

• Reminder regarding the Yulee Christmas Parade and fun day at the Yulee Sports Complex on December 10, 2016.

PH161206 – 6:17:58 Commissioner Leeper’s Business:

• Express sympathy for the loss of former Commissioner Mike Boyle. He provided information regarding the funeral arrangements. He asked everyone to keep the Boyle family and Commissioner Spicer’s family (loss of his mother) in their prayers.

There being no further business, the special session of the Nassau County Board of County Commissioners adjourned at 6:19 p.m.

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Daniel B. Leeper, Chairman

Attest:

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John A. Crawford, Ex-Officio Clerk

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