January 05, 2010

Welton G. Cadwell, Chairman Sanford A. Minkoff, Interim County Manager
Elaine Renick, Vice Chairman Neil Kelly, Clerk to the Board
Jennifer Hill, District #1 Melanie Marsh, Acting County Attorney
Jimmy Conner, District #3  
Linda Stewart, District #4  






This booklet has been prepared for the convenience of the Board of County Commissioners in discussing matters before them. Every effort has been made to include all items to be discussed at this Board of County Commissioners meeting, however, Commissioners may add items, which are not a part of this Agenda, or items may be removed from consideration. While it has been the goal to present error-free information, we do not represent that documentation is without errors or omissions.

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January 05, 2010

9:00 A.M. Invocation
  Pledge of Allegiance
  Discussion regarding proposed revisions to today's Agenda.
Tab 1 Approval of the following Minutes:

     November 3, 2009 (Regular Meeting)

     November 10, 2009 (Special Meeting)

     November 17, 2009 (Regular Meeting)

     December 1, 2009 (Regular Meeting)

Tab 2 Approval of Clerk of Courts' Consent Agenda (Items 1 through 4)

List of warrants paid prior to this meeting, pursuant to Chapter 136.06 (1) of the of the Florida Statutes, which shall be incorporated into the Minutes as attached Exhibit A and filed in the Board Support Division of the Clerk's Office.


Recommendation:  Acknowledge Receipt


St. Johns River Water Management District Governing Board meeting schedule for 2010. Meetings are held at Palatka District Headquarters, 4049 Reid Street (Hwy 100 West), Palatka.


Recommendation:  Acknowledge Receipt

  3. Resolution 2009-56 from the City of Umatilla identifying items for discussion and negotiation and initiating the procedure set forth in Section 171.203 Florida Statutes for the purpose of negotiating an interlocal service boundary agreement between the City of Umatilla and Lake County, and cover letter requesting that the Board of County Commissioners adopt a Responding Resolution indicating the areas the county wishes to include during negotiations.

Recommendation:  Acknowledge Receipt


Annual Financial Audit Report of Estates at Cherry Lake Community Development District for Fiscal Year Ended September 30, 2008.


Recommendation:  Acknowledge Receipt

Community Services
 Tab 3For the Board to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign the FY 2008-09 Community Development Block Grant-Recovery Act (CDBG-R) Interlocal Agreement between the County and Town of Lady Lake in an amount not to exceed $24,540, granting the Town CDBG-R funds for road resurfacing and to direct the Community Services Department to execute the agreement and oversee completion of the project covered in the Scope of Services.
 Tab 4For the Board to approve and authorize the Chairman to sign the FY 2009-10 CDBG Interlocal Agreement between the County and Town of Lady Lake in an amount not to exceed $73,700, granting the Town CDBG funds for road resurfacing and to direct the Community Services Department to execute the agreement and oversee completion of the project covered in the Scope of Services.
 Tab 5For the Board to approve the Interlocal Agreement with Lake County Health Department and authorize the Chairman to sign the agreement and to direct the Community Services Department to execute the agreement and oversee completion of the project as covered in the Scope of Services.
Economic Growth And Redevelopment
 Tab 6Approval and signature on the Amendment to High Value Job Creation Program Agreement between Lake County, Florida and Buildtelligence Web Solutions, LLC for a twelve month extension.
 Tab 7Approval to participate as a sponsor of the Lake County Days 2010 event to be held in Tallahassee scheduled for February 16-17, 2010, in the amount of $1,000.00.
Employee Services
 Tab 8Permission to waive Board of County Commissioners' purchasing policies and procedures relating to the procurement of goods and services for inmate medical care.
 Tab 9Approve the renewal quote from HRH/Hunt Insurance Group, Inc. to provide catastrophic/hospital inmate medical insurance from 1/10/10 through 1/10/11, and authorize the County Manager to sign all related implementation documentation.
Facilities Development And Management
 Tab 10It is recommended that the Board approve authorization to pay Ameritech Elevator Inc. for services provided on an emergency basis in the amount of $29,885.00.
Fiscal And Administrative Services
 Tab 11It is recommended that the Board approve award in the estimated amount of $15,000 to Browning Communications and the estimated amount of $55,000 to Pride Enterprises for the purchase of various printing services in conjunction with the County needs.
 Tab 12That the Board approve issuance of a purchase order in the amount of $47,845.60 to Kustom Signals Inc. for the provision of ten in-car camera systems that will be used in Sheriff vehicles.
 Tab 13For information only - No action required. Staff has provided a list of contract actions having an individual value in excess of $25,000 which were completed within authorities delegated to the County Manager.
Public Resources
 Tab 14Staff requests approval to apply for the Funding Opportunity being offered by The Nature Conservancy for Florida Scrub-jay Habitat Restoration/Management on Non-Federal Public Lands.
 Tab 15That the Board approve and execute a construction contract in the amount of $138,142.31 to Jerome's Masonry Inc. to build an additional rest room facility at North Lake Community Park.
 Tab 16Approval and signature on grant agreement in the amount of $10,000 from HandsOn Network to Volunteer Lake for "Family Friendly" volunteer projects.
 Tab 17Approval to accept Cooperative Service Agreement between Lake County and United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Wildlife Services Branch, for removal of feral hogs/coyotes from Ferndale Preserve and P.E.A.R. Park for FY2009-2010 not to exceed $20,000 for one (1) year.
 Tab 18Request approval to include a caretakers (live-in law enforcement) residence within the final design and construction of each of the following parks: East Lake Community Park, South Lake Community Park, North Lake Community Park, Sorrento Park, P.E.A.R. Park, and Ferndale Preserve.
Public Safety
 Tab 19Request approval to execute the Florida Department of Health and Emergency Medical Services Grant and request approval of the Revenue Resolution to receive and provide appropriations for the disbursement of funds.
 Tab 20Approval by the Lake County Board of County Commissioners of: (1) Modification #2 to Agreement with the State of Florida, Division of Emergency Management, awarding funds to conduct a Phase I engineering feasibility study for the Lake County Emergency Operations Center (EOC) and; (2) attached Resolution.
Public Works
 Tab 21It is recommended that the Board approve an award in the amount of $40,000.00 to Professional Pavement Products, Inc. for the purchase of Thermoplastic & Glass Sphere Traffic Sign Material in conjunction with the County's needs.
 Tab 22Approval and Authorization for SECO (Sumter Electric Coop.) to relocate their Transmission Facilities at the intersection of CR 437 and Wolfbranch Road.
 Tab 23Approval and authorization for Chairman to execute satisfactions of lien for the attached twenty-three (23) road assessments. Commission District 2, 3, 4, and 5.
 Tab 24Approve and accept the attached list of public right of way deeds that have been secured in conjunction with roadway and / or stormwater projects. Commission Districts 2, 4, 5.
Tab 25Approval of the Resolution Supporting the Redesignation of the Lake Sumter MPO.
Tab 26Approval of Amendment to Lease Agreement Between Lake County and Ali Jawad for Tax Collector office space in Clermont.



Patrick Billson, Firefighter/EMT                                                                                             .

Public Safety/Fire Rescue


Jessica Clark, Permitting Specialist                                                                                        .

Growth Management/Building Services


Brian Merkle, Firefighter/Paramedic                                                                                              

Public Safety/Fire Rescue


Jeffrey Mitchell, Trades Crew Leader                                                                                           

Facilities Development & Management/Facilities Maintenance


Richard Montanari, Energy Maintenance Technician                                                           

Facilities Development & Management/Energy Management


John Reynolds, Library Page                                                                                                  

Public Resources/Library Services/Paisley Library



Timothy Judy, Firefighter/EMT                                                                                              

Public Safety/Fire Rescue


Mary Ellen Roberts, Office Associate IV                                                                               

Environmental Utilities



Harryette Hannah, Database Coordinator                                                                            

Information Technology/Geographic Information Services



Earl David Walker, Senior Maintenance Specialist                                                               

Facilities Development & Management/Facilities Maintenance




Tab 27

Update on the Peanut Butter P.O.P. People Overcoming the Problem of Hunger)event results.




Community Services


Tab 28

Approve and authorize the Chairman of the Board of County Commissioners to sign the 2009-2012 Local Housing Assistance Plan reflecting corrections and comments per the Florida Housing Finance Corporation, BCC and Affordable Housing Advisory Committee.


Tab 29

Approval of the Interlocal Agreement with the Lake~Sumter MPO to oversee the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) assessment of our bus stops and shelters under their continuing services agreement with Tindale-Oliver & Associates.


County Attorney


Tab 30

Approval of the Village Center Community Development District's implementation of its Deed Compliance Rule, and Approval for the Chairman to sign letter on behalf of Lake County.


Facilities Development And Management


Tab 31

Approval is requested authorizing the Chairman to sign an amendment to the architectural contract with Heery for the completion of design of the judicial center expansion in an amount not to exceed $2,595,439.


Growth Management


Tab 32

Approve impact fee deferral agreement for the construction of a professional office building in Lady Lake.


Public Resources


Tab 33

Approval of the request by the University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) Lake County Extension Service for Lake County to assist with the administration of the grant for the Family Nutrition Program.

  PUBLIC HEARING - 9:00 A.M. or As Soon Thereafter
Tab 34Adoption of the Ordinance dissolving the Local Planning Agency and designating the Lake County Zoning Board as the local planning agency responsible for all planning agency functions pursuant to Section 163.3174, Florida Statutes.
Tab 35Appointment of individuals to upcoming vacant positions on the Elder Affairs Coordinating Council to serve two-year terms beginning February 1, 2010.
Tab 36Appointment of a representative to the Children's Services Council to serve unexpired term ending 5/14/2010.
  A. County Attorney
  B. County Manager
Tab 37Approval of advertising copy, advertising process and recruitment calendar for County Manager position.
Tab 38Approve recommendation of the Employee Advisory Committee to make the food drive a permanent program year-round.
  C. Commissioner Hill - District #1
  D. Commissioner Renick - Vice Chairman and District #2
  E. Commissioner Conner - District #3
  F. Commissioner Stewart - District #4
  G. Commissioner Cadwell - Chairman and District #5
Tab 39Appointment of Board and Committee Liaisons and approval of resolution appointing member to the Tourist Development Council.

At this point in the meeting, the Board of County Commissioners will hear questions, comments, and concerns from the citizens of Lake County. Action will not be taken by the Board at this meeting but questions may be answered by staff or issues may be referred for appropriate staff action. If further action is necessary, the item may be placed on the agenda for further review and consideration. NOTE: Zoning or code enforcement matters which may be coming before the Board at a later date should not be discussed until such time as they come before the Board in a public hearing.


The County Commission reserves the right to move any Agenda item to an earlier time during the day as its schedule permits, except in the case of items and appointments that have been advertised in a newspaper for a specific time.



Pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 286, Florida Statutes, Section 286.0105, if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the County Commission with respect to any matter considered at this Commission meeting, he or she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record may include the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.


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