BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
LAKE COUNTY, FLORIDA

REGULAR MEETING

December 06, 2011
 


COUNTY COMMISSIONERS  
Jennifer Hill, Chairman Darren Gray, County Manager
Leslie Campione, Vice Chairman Neil Kelly, Clerk to the Board
Sean Parks, District #2 Sanford A. Minkoff, County Attorney
Jimmy Conner, District #3  
Welton G. Cadwell, District #5  

 

DISCLAIMER

 

Regular meetings of the Lake County Board of County Commissioners are held on the first, third and fourth Tuesdays of each month (starting at 9 a.m.) in the Board Chambers of the Lake County Administration Building, located at 315 W. Main Street, Tavares.

Board workshops, if needed, are held on the second Tuesday of each month and could be located at various venues throughout the County. To view workshop meeting locations, or for more information on upcoming meetings, visit www.lakecountyfl.gov/bccmeetings, or call (352) 343-9888.

 

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.

In addition to regular Board meetings, the Board of County Commissioners may, from time to time, schedule a workshop during which they will receive information from staff, have discussions with staff and among themselves, and then proceed to give staff direction on the subject matter being discussed unless otherwise shown on the Agenda item. These discussions and workshops do not take the place of the formal public hearing process during which any member of the public may comment and formal action is taken.

The Board and staff welcome written comments prior to workshops and other meetings. If you have comments or questions regarding the subject matter of any Board action or workshop, please deliver your written comments to appropriate County staff or mail to the Board of County Commissioners, Post Office Box 7800, Tavares, FL 32778.

 
 
 
 
 
 

ITEMIZED AGENDA

 

December 06, 2011

 
9:00 A.M. Invocation
   
  Pledge of Allegiance
 
I.        ELECTION OF CHAIRMAN AND VICE-CHAIRMAN
 
II. AGENDA UPDATE
  Discussion regarding proposed revisions to today's Agenda.
   
III. AWARDS
   
 

EMPLOYEE AWARDS

 

FIVE YEARS

Christopher Braddy, Equipment Operator III

Public Works/Road Operations Division/Special Projects

 

Patricia Cotoia, Office Associate V

Public Works/Solid Waste Division

 

Michael Crispino, Firefighter/Paramedic

Public Safety/Fire Rescue Division

 

Aidan Holmes, Data Technician

Public Safety/Fire Rescue Division

 

Amy Munday, Office Associate III

County Manager/Procurement Services Division

 

Jeannine Nelson, Employee Services Specialist

Employee Services Department

 

Ole Olsen, Energy Maintenance Technician

Facilities Development & Management/Maintenance Division/Energy Management

 

John O’Malley, Trades Crew Leader

Public Resources/Parks & Trails Division

 

Wendy Poag, Naturalist/Land Steward

Public Resources/Parks & Trails Division

 

Gallus Quigley, Planner

Public Resources/Parks & Trails Division

 

Christina St. John, Parts & Supply Technician

County Manager/Fleet Management Division

 

TEN YEARS

Shelly Clarke, Firefighter/EMT

Public Safety/Fire Rescue Division

 

Kraig Gilligan, Fire Lieutenant/EMT

Public Safety/Fire Rescue Division

 

Vicki Kochevar, Field Inspector

Public Works/Solid Waste Division

 

Ross Pinkerton, Firefighter/Paramedic

Public Safety/Fire Rescue Division

 

BOARD/COMMITTEE CERTIFICATES

 

Lake County Library Advisory Board

Tom Eppich, for service from 2010-2011

Peggy Ernest, for service from 2010-2011

 

IV.

MINUTE APPROVAL

 
  

Tab 1

Approval of the following Minutes:

 
  • September 27, 2011 (Regular Meeting)

  • November 1, 2011 (Regular Meeting)

CITIZEN QUESTION AND COMMENT PERIOD
At this point in the meeting the Board of County Commissioners will hear questions, comments and concerns from the citizens. If the issue raised is not on today’s agenda, action will not be taken by the Board at this meeting unless the Board votes to add the item to today’s agenda. Questions may be answered by staff, or referred for appropriate staff action. If further action is necessary, the item may be placed on a future Board agenda.

Zoning and code enforcement matters cannot be discussed during the public comment period. Procurement matters not scheduled to be heard by the Board today also cannot be discussed during the public comment period.

Public comment shall be limited to 3 minutes per person.
   
V.

CLERK OF COURT'S CONSENT AGENDA

 
     

Tab 2

Approval of Clerk of Courts' Consent Agenda (Items 1 through 8)

     
 

1.

Request to acknowledge receipt of the 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.

     
 

2.

1.      Request to acknowledge receipt of the following audit reports:

BCC 2011-02 Interim Report 2 – Judicial Center Expansion

BCC 2011-04 Follow Up to BCC 2009-02 IT Active Directory

BCC 2011-10 Follow Up to BCC 2008-03 Board Payroll

BCC 2011-14 Fixed Asset Verifications

     
 

3.

1.      Request to acknowledge receipt of a copy of the notice of publication for ordinances relating to several upcoming property annexations by the City of Umatilla, in accordance with Section 171.044, paragraph (6), Florida Statutes.  The proposed ordinances will be considered at the following public meetings:  Planning & Zoning Board Meeting on Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at 7:00 p.m.; Umatilla Land Planning Agency meeting on Tuesday, December 20, 2011 at 6:30 p.m.; Umatilla City Council meeting on Tuesday, December 20, 2011 at 7:00 p.m.; and Umatilla City Council meeting on Tuesday, Januay 3, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.

     
 

4.

1.      Request to acknowledge receipt of a copy of the notice of publication for ordinances relating to several upcoming property annexations by the City of Umatilla, in accordance with Section 171.044, paragraph (6), Florida Statutes.  The proposed ordinances will be considered at the following public meetings:  Planning & Zoning Board Meeting on Tuesday, December 13, 2011 at 7:00 p.m.; Umatilla Land Planning Agency meeting on Tuesday, December 20, 2011 at 6:30 p.m.; Umatilla City Council meeting on Tuesday, December 20, 2011 at 7:00 p.m.; and Umatilla City Council meeting on Tuesday, January 3, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.

     
 

5.

1.      Request to acknowledge receipt of the annexation report for properties that are proposed to be annexed into the City of Fruitland Park, along with copy of Resolution 2011-021 from the City Commission of Fruitland Park transmitting an annexation report for the proposed annexation area to the Board of County Commissioners pursuant to Section 171.042, Florida Statutes, as well as a transmittal letter of same stating that the City will take these properties up for consideration for first reading at its December 8, 2011 meeting, with the final public hearing on January 12, 2012.

     
 

6.

1.      Request to acknowledge receipt of the Notice of Application For Transfer of Raintree Utilities’ Raintree Harbor Water System to Raintree Harbor Utilities LLC dated November 3, 2011, pursuant to Section 367.071, Florida Statutes.

     
 

7.

1.      Request to acknowledge receipt of the Annual Report for the Florida Forest Service’s Cooperative Forestry Assistance Program and Fire Management Program for Fiscal Year of July 1, 2010 to June 30, 2011.

     
 

8.

1.      Request to acknowledge receipt of the 2010 Annual Report and Five Year Plan from the Lake County Water Authority, prepared in accordance with Chapter 2005-314, Laws of Florida, along with a cover letter dated November 18.

   
VI. COUNTY MANAGER'S CONSENT AGENDA (Tab 3 through Tab 24)
 
 
Community Services
   
 Tab 3Approval and authorization for the Chairman of the Board of County Commissioners to sign the Agreement between Lake County and We Care of Lake County, Inc. for operation of the Lake County We Care program effective 10/1/11 through 9/30/12. The fiscal impact is $75,000.00.
   
 Tab 4Approval of the Fiscal Year 2010-2011 Consolidated Annual Performance and Evaluation Report (CAPER). There is no fiscal impact.
   
 Tab 5Request authorization to create and fill one (1) part-time/20 hours per week Program Associate position in the Community Services Department/Housing Division as a limited term position, duration up to twenty-four (24) months based on operational need. The fiscal impact is $19,323.
   
 Tab 6Approval to submit the Section 5311 grant application to the FDOT for funding of the Transportation Disadvantaged Program for the 2012-2013 Fiscal Year and approval of the supporting Resolution, and the acceptance and implementation of the grant award. The fiscal impact is $978,034.00 (County Portion: $489,017.00 / Grant Funded: $489,017.00).
   
 Tab 7Approval to apply to the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) under the Section 5310 Capital Grant Program to purchase paratransit vehicles for use under the Transportation Disadvantaged program (Lake County Connection for Fiscal Year 2012-2013). Approval of the supporting Resolution, acceptance, and implementation of the grant award, and the procurement of the vehicles under the State’s bid list through the Transit Research Inspection Procurement Services Program (TRIP). The fiscal impact is $580,041.00 (County Portion: $58,004.10 / Grant Funding: $522,036.90).
   
Conservation And Compliance
   
 Tab 8Request authorization to fill one (1) vacant Animal Shelter Technician I position within the Conservation and Compliance/Animal Services Division. Fiscal impact is $33,142.
   
 Tab 9Request authorization to fill one (1) vacant Animal Control Officer position within the Conservation and Compliance/Animal Services Division. Fiscal impact is $35,549.
   
County Manager
   
 Tab 10Approve Direct Pay (Check Request) from State Attorney's Office for Early Intervention Case Resolution Program. Fiscal impact - $87,840.00.
   
Employee Services
   
 Tab 11Request Approval to Advertise ordinance Amending Chapters 2, 9, 14, 16 and 21 of the Lake County Code to change references to specific obsolete job titles and replace with “County Manager, or designee” and update department/division names to reflect current organizational structure. There is no fiscal impact.
   
Growth Management
   
 Tab 12Request BCC approval to accept sponsorships for the first Central Florida Landscaping and Garden Fair to be held on February 11 & 12, 2012 at Ferran Park in Eustis, FL. There is no fiscal impact.
   
 Tab 13Request for approval and execution of release of fine; unlicensed contractor, citation paid. The fiscal impact will be a $500.00 revenue increase due to payment of unlicensed contractor citation.
   
Public Resources
   
 Tab 14Approval and signature of Second Amendment to Interlocal Agreement between Lake County and The City of Tavares, Florida Relating to Contribution of Funds for Construction of Woodlea Sports Complex. There is no fiscal impact.
   
 Tab 15Request authorization to fill one (1) part-time/15 hours per week Laborer position in the Public Resources Department/Fairgrounds. (The fiscal impact is $7,720.)
   
Public Safety
   
 Tab 16The Department of Public Safety's Communications Technologies Division seeks approval to enter into an agreement with Rave Wireless, Inc., to provide Enhanced 911 Automatic Location Information (ALI) Database services through Smart911 pursuant to the approved E911 State Grant Program authorizing the chairman to sign the agreement and Resolution authorizing the appropriation and expenditure of unanticipated revenue. Fiscal Impact $63,000.00 over 3 year term.
   
 Tab 17Public Safety requests approval on the second amendment to this Interlocal Agreement between Lake County and the City of Tavares regarding Fire Inspections of County owned buildings within the city limits of Tavares. The inspections will be conducted at Lake County's request. There is no fiscal impact.
   
 Tab 18The Department of Public Safety's Communications Technologies Division seeks approval to enter into an agreement with CenturyLink to provide Nice Recorder System and the Viper 4.1 System pursuant to the approved E911 State Grant Program authorizing the chairman to sign the agreement and Resolution authorizing the appropriation and expenditure of unanticipated revenue. The fiscal impact is $261,659.
   
Public Works
   
 Tab 19Request authorization to accept the final plat for Sullivan Ranch Partial Replat and all areas dedicated to the public as shown on the Sullivan Ranch Partial Replat plat. Sullivan Ranch Partial Replat consists of 73 lots and is located in Section 34, Township 19 South, Range 27 East. Commission District 4. There is no fiscal impact.
   
 Tab 20Request authorization to accept the final plat for Sunset Landing Phase II Partial Replat of Lots 5 and 6 and all areas dedicated to the public as shown on the Sunset Landing Phase II Partial Replat of Lots 5 and 6 plat. Sunset Landing Phase II Partial Replat of Lots 5 and 6 consists of 2 lots and is located in Section 21, Township 21 South, Range 24 East. Commission District 1. There is no fiscal impact.
   
 Tab 21It is recommended that the Board approve an award in the amount of $136,574.00 to Mariani Asphalt for the purchase of liquid asphalt, RC 250 type, cutback asphalt and Emulsion Prime-Rapid set in conjunction with the County's needs, and authorize County staff to complete all implementation documents.
   
 Tab 22Approval and Chairman's signature on the attached interlocal agreement between the City of Eustis and Lake County to utilize Lake County's contracted debris hauling company(s) and monitoring consultant to collect and dispose of eligible disaster debris from the public streets and rights-of-way of the Municipality. Fiscal impact is uncertain at this time as it depends on the severity of the disaster; however, only debris eligible for reimbursement from Federal and State agencies will be collected. The Municipality will be responsible for their proportionate cost share which is anticipated to result in no eventual fiscal impact to the County.
   
 Tab 23Request authorization to execute County Incentive Grant Program Agreement Supplemental Amendment Number 1 with the Florida Department of Transportation for Hooks Street Extension Phase IV-B. There is no fiscal impact. Commission District 2.
   
 Tab 24Approval of Resolution adopting Fee Schedules for FY 2011-12 for services provided by the Department of Public Works, Solid Waste Division.
   
VII. COUNTY ATTORNEY'S CONSENT AGENDA (Tab 25 through Tab 28)
 
  
Tab 25Approval and execution of Settlement Agreement between Lake County and Robert P. Welch – Total Fiscal Impact is $1,000.00
  
Tab 26Request approval of and authorization for the Chairman to execute Interlocal Agreement between Lake County and the Office of the State Attorney for the Fifth Judicial Circuit for FY 2011-12 State Attorney Technology Support Reimbursement. The Fiscal Impact is $267,000.
  
Tab 27Approval of Amendment to Lease Agreement with Farner and Barley Partnership for Clerk's office space Fiscal Impact: $27,000
  
Tab 28

Approval of Option Agreement with Rachel Waters for property known as the Lake Dalhousie Boat Ramp and authorize Chairman to execute necessary closing documents.  Closing is contingent upon resolution of pending title issues and award of the Sport Fish Restoration grant; or in the alternative, should the grant not be approved or the title issues be unresolved, or the seller deny any required extensions to resolve the title issues, then authorize the County Manager authority to terminate the Option Agreement.  There is no fiscal impact.

   
VIII. PRESENTATIONS
 
  
Tab 29Approval to Advertise an Ordinance Relating to the Tethering of Animals and presentation of alternatives.
  
Tab 30Presentation by Lake County Fair Association regarding future fairgrounds location and facilities. There is no fiscal impact.
  
Tab 31Receive update regarding the status of the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant (EECBG) activities. Staff recommends re-launching the Go Green Get Green program with cost savings realized in other EECBG activities. Staff recommends utilizing a modified performance contracting model to complete energy efficiency upgrades to county facilities. Staff recommends realignment of the EECBG fund budget as shown on the SF-424A and as approved by the U.S. Department of Energy. Approve the re-launch of Go Green Get Green. Approve the modified performance contracting model for energy efficiency upgrades to county facilities. Approve the budget change request. No fiscal impact.
   
IX. OTHER BUSINESS
 
  
Tab 32Appointment of an individual to the Library Advisory Board to serve as an Alternate Member representing the Town of Howey-in-the-Hills; to serve remainder of unexpired term ending 2/28/2012 and a consecutive four-year term.
  
Tab 33Appointment of individuals to upcoming vacant positions on the Lake-Sumter Metropolitan Planning Organization Bicycle & Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) to serve two-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2012.
  
Tab 34Appointment of individuals to upcoming vacant positions on the Lake-Sumter Metropolitan Planning Organization Citizens' Advisory Committee (CAC) to serve two-year terms beginning Jan. 1, 2012.
  
Tab 35Appointment of an individual to the Board of Adjustment to complete an unexpired four-year term ending Jan. 31, 2013.
   
X. REPORTS
     
  A. County Attorney
   
  
Tab 36Discussion of regulatory options regarding Internet Cafes
  
  B. County Manager
   
  C. Commissioner Hill - Chairman and District #1
   
  D. Commissioner Parks - District #2
   
  E. Commissioner Conner - District #3
   
  
Tab 37Approval and execution of Proclamation proclaiming January 16, 2012 as a day to celebrate the life and dreams of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
  
  F. Commissioner Campione - Vice Chairman and District #4
   
  G. Commissioner Cadwell - District #5
   
     
 
 

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.

 

Persons with disabilities needing assistance to participate in any of these proceeding should contact the Department of Facilities Development and Management at (352) 343-9760, 48 hours in advance of the scheduled meeting.