Nassau County Board of County Commissioners Workshop Session, August 8, 2016, 4:00 p.m. Regular Session, August 8, 2016, 6:00 p.m.

Nassau County Board of County Commissioners
Workshop Session, August 8, 2016, 4:00 p.m.
Regular Session, August 8, 2016, 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 Walter J. Boatright, Commissioners Daniel B. Leeper, Steve W. Kelley, Pat Edwards, and George V. Spicer.

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

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

Official Agenda Summary: WORKSHOP SESSION

ADDITIONAL MEETING(S):
WS160808 – 4:08:21 (Tab A) – Workshop Session to discuss Mental Health Services in Nassau County, Florida.

Discussion: Mr. Mullin provided an overview of the meeting. He briefly addressed Florida Statute, Chapter 20.19 as it relates to the scope of services by the Department of Children and Families regarding mental health. He also addressed Florida Statute, Chapters 394.75 and 394.76 regarding matching funds.

Dr. Laureen Pagel, CEO of Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare, came forward recognizing the Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare Board of Directors and staff present. She provided a PowerPoint presentation regarding their history and services with Nassau County, and their partnerships with other local entities.

Dr. Catherine Drew, Chief Executive Officer for Florida Psychological Associates/Florida Psychological and Associated Healthcare, came forward to provide a PowerPoint presentation regarding the creation of their organization. Dr. Julie Eberwein, Chief Administrative Officer, came forward to address their partnerships and strategic plan. Dr. Annette Bell, Chief Medical Officer, came forward to address hospital emergency departments and issues with transportation.

Jayme Carter, Department of Children and Families Substance Abuse and Mental Health Director, came forward to discuss Nassau County’s provider comparison for Fiscal Year 15/16 and the consumer satisfaction surveys from July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016 for Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare. She also discussed the filtering of the data. Jacquelyn Green, Department of Children and Families Community Development Administrator for District 4, came forward to discuss reconstituting the Community Alliance.

The group discussed the Community Alliance, and establishing funding for mental health in the county.

Dr. Bell came forward to respond to an inquiry regarding addressing mental health care in hospitals, state reimbursement for telepsychiatry, and verifying the identities of patients as it relates to telepsychiatry, texting, and e-mail.

The Board requested that Commissioner Edwards ask the Community Alliance to research possibly partnering with the School Board and the City of Fernandina as it relates to mental health care to help reduce cost.

Susan Woodford, Nassau Alcohol Crime Drug Abatement Coalition (NACDAC) Executive Director, came forward to distribute information regarding their organization and to addressed the increased numbers of suicides in Nassau County and to offer their services.

Paul Burns, Starting Point Behavioral Healthcare Board Member, came forward to address his hospital experience with a family member experiencing mental health issues.

Sue Whitman, National Alliance on Mental Illness, came forward to provide a brief history regarding their organization. She looks forward with helping the Board on their future decisions in terms of mental health.

There being no further business, the workshop session of the Nassau County Board of County Commissioners adjourned at 5:15 p.m.

Official Agenda Summary: REGULAR SESSION

Noted: Scott Herring, Public Works Director joined the meeting.

Audience Input:
RS160808 – 6:07:09 Arthur Cochrane and Russell Sloan came forward to address debris removal from the tornado that touched down in the Yulee area last week. The tornado was not declared an emergency. Mr. Selby and Mr. Mullin explained that the County cannot go onto private property to pick up debris; it would have to be moved into the right-of-way. They also addressed the timeframe for debris pick up and the use of taxpayer dollars.

RS160808 – 6:18:24 Teresa Prince, attorney for Living Water World Outreach Center, came forward stating that she would be available to answer questions, if necessary, when the topic of interest is to be considered.

CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICER BUSINESS:
RS160808 – 6:18:44 (Tab B) Approve and authorize the Chairman to sign the Federally-Funded Subaward and Grant Agreement, Contract No. CM2340, with the State of Florida, Division of Emergency Management, accepting the Emergency Management Federally Funded Subgrant Funding for Fiscal Year 2016/2017. (Grant Award = $64,003.00)

Motion: Approve Tab B as stated above.
Maker: Commissioner Leeper
Second: Commissioner Edwards
Action: Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Kelley, Edwards,
Spicer, and Boatright
Follow Up: Finance, OMB, Emergency Management, Contract
Management, Sheriff

RS160808 – 6:19:17 (Tab C) Approve and authorize the Chairman to sign the State-Funded Grant Agreement, Contract No. CM2339, with the State of Florida, Division of Emergency Management, accepting the State Funded Grant Funding for Fiscal Year 2016/2017. (Grant Award = $105,806.00)

Motion: Approve Tab C as stated above.
Maker: Commissioner Leeper
Second: Commissioner Spicer
Action: Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Kelley, Edwards,
Spicer, and Boatright
Follow Up: Finance, OMB, Emergency Management, Contract
Management, Sheriff

RS160808 – 6:19:51 (Tab D) Authorize use of $2,000.00 from the Crime Prevention Trust Fund to be donated to Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Nassau County to assist with their youth mentoring programs. Funding source: 01031521-549036 CRMPV.

Motion: Approve Tab D as stated above.
Maker: Commissioner Edwards
Second: Commissioner Leeper
Action: Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Kelley, Edwards,
Spicer, and Boatright
Follow Up: Finance, OMB, Sheriff

RS160808 – 6:20:17 (Tab E) Approve and authorize the Chairman to sign the 51% letter for distribution of Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program funds within Nassau County.

Motion: Approve Tab E as stated above.
Maker: Commissioner Spicer
Second: Commissioner Kelley
Action: Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Kelley, Edwards,
Spicer, and Boatright
Follow Up: OMB, Finance, Grants, Sheriff

CONSENT ITEM(S):
RS160808 -_6:21:01 (Tab F) Approve Finance Package 2016-22 and associated Resolutions.

Motion: Approve Tab F as stated above. (See Attachment
“A”)
Maker: Commissioner Leeper
Second: Commissioner Kelley
Action: Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Kelley, Edwards,
Spicer, and Boatright
Follow Up: Finance, OMB

REGISTER:
The Chairman signed the register for the following warrants: Warrant Nos. 228736 thru 228793 dated 7-26-16 for a register total of $41,469.92; Wire Transfer No. 1613608 dated 7-14-16 for a register total of $21,508.64; Wire Transfer Nos. 1613609 thru 1613610 dated 7-15-16 for a register total of $32.243.00; Wire Transfer No. 1613611 dated 7-18-16 for a register total of $4,316.45; Wire Transfer No. 1613612 dated 7-19-16 for a register total of $87.00; Wire Transfer No. 1613613 dated 7-20-16 for a register total of $765.74; Wire Transfer No. 1613875 dated 7-25-16 for a register total of $101.56; Wire Transfer No. 1613876 dated 7-26-16 for a register total of $1,674.67; Wire Transfer No. 1613877 dated 7-28-16 for a register total of $1,270.04; Warrant Nos. 228794 thru 228931 dated 7-29-16 for a register total of $313,932.10; Warrant Nos. 228932 thru 228998 dated 8-2-16 for a register total of $1,190,772.37; Warrant Nos. 228999 thru 229121 dated 8-5-16 for a register total of $292,122.49; and, Wire Transfer Nos. 1614232 thru 1614237 dated 5-2-16 for a register total of $1,702,647.57.

NEW BUSINESS:
RS160808 – 6:21:26 (Tab G) Consider request from Carl A. Dunkel and Paula K. Schutte for waiver of requirements outlined in Nassau County Code, Article 11.1, Roadway Design, which states an access easement must be paved.

Discussion: At the request of Mr. Herring Tab G was pulled from the agenda and would be approved administratively by Public Works Director; waiver form to be signed by petitioner and recorded.

RS160808 – 6:22:44 (Tab H) Approve and authorize the Chairman to sign Work Authorization No. CM2096-WA17 in the amount of $176,868.55 to S2L, Inc., for Engineering Services, Operation, Monitoring, Maintenance, and Reporting for the Landfill Gas Collection and Control System at the West Nassau Landfill for Fiscal Year 2016/2017. Funding source(s): 01361534-531325 and 01362534-531325.

Motion: Approve Tab H as stated above.
Maker: Commissioner Spicer
Second: Commissioner Edwards
Action: Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Kelley, Edwards,
Spicer, and Boatright
Follow Up: Finance, OMB, Contract Management, Solid Waste,
Public Works.

RS160808 – 6:23:27 (Tab I) Award Bid No. NC16-022 to DeAngelo Brothers, Inc., dba Aquagenix, for Total Aquatic Pond and Ditch Management; and authorize the Chairman to sign Contract No. CM2343. ($11,440.00) Funding source(s): 01361534-546710; 01362534-546710; 01363534-546710; 03404541-546710; and 71500536-546020

Motion: Approve Tab I as stated above.
Maker: Commissioner Leeper
Second: Commissioner Edwards
Action: Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Kelley, Edwards,
Spicer, and Boatright
Follow Up: Finance, OMB, Contract Management, Solid Waste,
Public Works

INFORMATIONAL ITEM(S):
RS160808 -_24:18 (Tab J) Informational only: authorized employee travel.

EXPANSION ITEMS DELETIONS TO AGENDA:
RS160808 – 6:06:44 Consider a request from Living Waters World Outreach Center for waiver of sidewalk requirement on the Florida Power and Light (FPL) preliminary binding Site Plan application SP16-012.

Motion: Expand the meeting to consider one (1) item as
stated above.
Maker: Commissioner Leeper
Second: Commissioner Edwards
Action: Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Kelley, Edwards,
Spicer, and Boatright
Follow Up: County Attorney

RS160808 – 6:24:42 Expansion Item #1: Consider a request from Living Waters World Outreach Center for waiver of sidewalk requirement on the Florida Power and Light (FPL) preliminary binding Site Plan application SP16-012.

Discussion: Mr. Mullin reviewed the request.

Motion: Approve expansion item 1 as stated above.
Maker: Commissioner Kelley
Second: Commissioner Spicer
Action: Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Kelley, Edwards,
Spicer, and Boatright
Follow Up: County Attorney, Planning and Economic
Opportunity

DISCUSSION ITEMS:
RS160808 – 6:30:00 Commissioner Kelley’s Business:

• Advised the Board that he would be unable to attend the regular meetings the first part of September 2016 due to medical reasons.

RS160808 – 6:30:34 Commissioner Spicer’s Business:
None.

RS160808 – 6:30:40 Commissioner Edwards’ Business:

• Followed up on comment made by Mr. Slone earlier in the meeting, stating that County staff was out immediately after the tornado went through the Yulee area clearing debris and have been there throughout the weekend.

RS160808 – 6:31:56 Commissioner Leeper’s Business:

• Echoed Commissioner Edwards’ comments regarding debris removal.

• Thanked everyone for their dedication for responding to the needs of others affected by the tornado that touched down in the Yulee area last week. Request the County Manager to prepare letters of recognition for those who worked tirelessly throughout the event.

Request: County Manager to prepare proclamation to recognize Gail Schultz who recently retired from the Nassau County Volunteer Center.

RS160808 – 6:32:48 Chairman Boatright’s Business:

• Briefly commented on the tornado.

Noted: Chairman Boatright stepped down from the Chair and Vice Chairman Leeper assumed the duties of the Chair.

Motion: Add discussion of Fiscal Year 2016/2017 Budget to
the agenda for regular session on August 17, 2016 and invite the public to participate.
Maker: Commissioner Boatright
Second: Commissioner Edwards
Action: Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Kelley, Edwards,
Spicer, and Boatright
Follow Up: County Manager, Board

Noted: Chairman Boatright resumed the duties of the
Chair.

There being no further business, the regular session of the Nassau County Board of County Commissioners adjourned at 6:38 p.m.

_____________________________
Walter J. Boatright, Chairman

Attest:

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John A. Crawford, Ex-Officio Clerk

ATTACHMENT “A”

Finance Package 2016-22:

1. Resolution 2016-108, regarding budget amendment in the General Fund in the amount of $225.00 for donations received for the Nassau County Library System.

2. Resolution 2016-109, regarding budget amendment in the General Fund in the amount of $107.00 in the reimbursement of damaged/lost materials for the Nassau County Library System.

3. Resolution 2016-110, regarding budget amendment in the General Fund in the amount of $83.00 for donations received and reimbursement of damaged/lost materials for the Nassau County Library System.

4. Resolution 2016-111, regarding budget amendment in the Solid Waste Fund in the amount of $45,455.00 that has been awarded monies for the Small county Consolidated Grant, in excess of the amount budgeted for Fiscal Year 15/16.