REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF CITRUS COUNTY, FLORIDA - 1:00 P.M.
 

Official Agenda Summary
 
Proof of Publication
 
Public Speaker Forms - Various Items
 
A.
CALL TO ORDER - April 12, 2011, Citrus County Courthouse, 110 North Apopka Avenue, Inverness, Florida

The Chairman called the meeting to order at 1:00 p.m.
 
A1.
Invocation

A2.
Pledge of Allegiance

A3.
Roll Call

BOARD MEMBERS: First Vice Chairman Winn Webb, Second Vice Chairman Joe Meek, Commissioner Rebecca Bays, and Commissioner John J. (J.J.) Kenney.
STAFF: County Attorney Richard Wm. Wesch, County Administrator Brad Thorpe, Clerk of the Circuit Court Betty Strifler, and Deputy Clerk Tifani White.

A4.

Clerk of the Circuit Court Betty Strifler and Property Appraiser Geoff Greene were present.
 
B.
CONSENT AGENDA

Motion by Second Vice Chairman Joe Meek,  seconded by Commissioner John J. (J.J.) Kenney,  to pull item B2 for discussion and approve the balance of the Consent Agenda items.  Motion carried unanimously.
 
B1.
Approve the minutes of the Regular Meeting held on March 22, 2011.

Supporting Documentation for item B1
 
B2.

Supporting Documentation for item B2
 
Motion by Second Vice Chairman Joe Meek,  seconded by Commissioner Rebecca Bays,  to approve item B2.  Motion carried unanimously.
 
B3.
Adopt and authorize the Chairman to execute resolutions adopting/amending the General Fund/Community Centers, Aquatic Plant Control, WMD Hazmat 2009-2010 State Homeland Security Grant, 2011 Hazard Analysis, 2010 Assistance to Firefighters-Operations and Safety Grant, Home Care for the Elderly, 2009 SAFER-Volunteer Promotion Grant, Section 8 Rental Assistance Program, Transportation Regional Incentive Program, and Emergency Medical Services Grant budgets for fiscal year 2010/2011 (Resolution Nos. 2011-049 through 2011-051, 2011-063, and 2011-052 through 2011-057, respectively).

Supporting Documentation for item B3
 
B4.
Approve budget transfers for Shelter Plus Care, Low Income Home Energy Assistance, State Housing Initiative Partnership, Fire Rescue, Teen Court, SWFWMD-Reclaimed Water, County Administrator, and Elections budgets for fiscal year 2010/2011.

Supporting Documentation for item B4
 
B5.
Bids

a.
RFQ 024-08 - Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute the Mutual Agreement for Cancellation between Citrus County and Outreach Senior Companion Services, releasing them from any and all obligations under the agreement for the provision of In-Home Health services.

Supporting Documentation for item B5a
 
b.
PB 013-11 - Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute the Piggyback Agreement PB 013-11 between Citrus County and Unifirst Corporation for the provision of uniform services at the same terms, conditions, and pricing in the City of Ocala ITB 09-080 agreement to expire August 18, 2012, which will automatically renew for one year periods thereafter if the City of Ocala renews.

Supporting Documentation for item B5b
 
c.
RFQ 002 -11 - Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute the agreements between Citrus County and Family Life Care, A+ Nurse Temps, Inc., Quinro Enterprises, LLC dba Home Instead Senior Care, CRQ Enterprises, LLC dba Home Instead Senior Care, Southern Loving Care, Arcadia Health Care, Guardian Medical Monitoring, Inc., and Medscope, to provide for in-home health services for the elderly; once the executed agreements have been received from the Vendors.

Supporting Documentation for item B5c
 
B6.
Approve deletion of the following items from the inventory of the Clerk of Court and removal of same items from the county’s Capital Asset listing: Dell PowerEdge 2550, Asset ID 15180, Initial cost $4,674; Dell Optiplex SX270 (6), Asset ID No. 90167, Initial cost $1,499.96; Asset ID No. 90192, Initial cost $1,624.46; Asset ID No. 90164, Initial cost $1,499.96; Asset ID No. 90165, Initial cost $1,499.96; Asset ID No. 90171, Initial cost $1,483.04; and Asset ID  No. 90152, Initial cost $1,677.58.

Supporting Documentation for item B6
 
B7.
Approve deletion of the following items from the inventory of the Department of Community Services, Division of Library Services and the removal of same items from the county�s Capital Asset listing: Asset ID No. 08859-000, 3-Double-sided Book Trucks broken, non-repairable; Asset ID No. 08861-000, Wooden 18" x 24" Table broken, non-repairable; and Asset ID No. 08861-000, Metal 4-tier Magazine Rack broken, non-repairable.

Supporting Documentation for item B7
 
B8.
Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute a letter to the Florida Department of Transportation - Continuing Florida Aviation System Planning Process (CFASPP) recommending the Aviation Advisory Board (AAB) Chairman Kennedy Smith, Crystal River Airport Fixed Base Operator (FBO) Tom Davis and Engineering Project Manager Quincy Wylupek be the County representatives at the CFASPP meetings.

Supporting Documentation for item B8
 
B9.
Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute the Florida State Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) Host Agency Agreement between Citrus County, Division of Library Services and the Experience Works Senior Community Service Employment Agency to provide work opportunities for older individuals and others within the Library Services Division. There is no impact to the Library Services Division budget because the Experience Works Senior Community Service Employment Agency hires and compensates their employees through their own funding resources.

Supporting Documentation for item B9
 
B10.
Approve and authorize release of the Maintenance Letter of Credit and accept for perpetual County maintenance the facilities of WIN- 98, LTD.

Supporting Documentation for item B10
 
B11.
Accept the revised final invoice for the Withlapopka Causeway Repair ARRA Project in the amount of $33,082.29 to Art Walker Construction Inc., for the change order work that was not submitted by the contractor prior to the final payment and release of retainage application.

Supporting Documentation for item B11
 
B12.
Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute a Satisfaction of Lien filed by and on behalf of the Citrus County Municipal Service Benefit Unit for Water and Wastewater Utility Services against property owned by Albert Mortel.

Supporting Documentation for item B12
 
B13.
Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute Satisfaction of Liens filed by and on behalf of the Citrus County Municipal Service Benefit Unit for Water and Wastewater Utility Services against property owned by John H. Campbell (3); Lisa Gerstner; Maria Torres; Raymond Hong; Troy Skiles; Barbara Flowers; Dane and Lana Peterson; and John A. Tripodi.

Supporting Documentation for item B13
 
B14.
Approve the write off of $210.51 for uncollected utility accounts.

Supporting Documentation for item B14
 
B15.
Approve the routine wire transfers during the month of February 2011.

Supporting Documentation for item B15
 
B16.
Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute a Satisfaction of Lien filed by and on behalf of the Citrus County Municipal Service Benefit Unit for Water and Wastewater Utility Services against property owned by Pamela Staubach.

Supporting Documentation for item B16
 
B17.
Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute the Ricoh AF1060 Copier Annual Maintenance Agreement located in the Traffic Control Section of the Road Maintenance Division, in the amount of $1,200, annually.

Supporting Documentation for item B17
 
B18.
Approve and authorize the Board to execute a proclamation declaring the month of April, 2011 "Autism Awareness Month" in Citrus County, Florida.

Supporting Documentation for item B18
 
B19.
Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute a Renewal Application for Licensure to Provide Substance Abuse Services between Citrus County and the Florida Department of Children and Families. This license will provide outpatient, counseling and education services for Citrus County residents.  The license will be in effect for a period of one (1) year beginning the date of issuance and will be eligible for renewal thereafter for periods of one year each. The license will enable Drug Court to charge fees for group and individual counseling sessions and make these sessions more accessible for Citrus County residents to attend.

Supporting Documentation for item B19
 
B20.
Cypress Village Lift Station:

a.
Board acceptance of a Permanent Access, Maintenance and Utility Easement from Cypress Village Property Owners Association donating space for a lift station in Tract Y on Cypress Boulevard.

b.
Authorize the Clerk to place acceptance stamp on the Permanent Access, Maintenance and Utility Easement and record in the public records of Citrus County, Florida.

Supporting Documentation for item B20
 
B21.
Approve deletion of the following item from the inventory of the Department of Development Services, Planning Division and the removal of same item from the county�s Capital Asset listing. Asset  No.10861 - Digitizer System with Accessories - Obsolete.

Supporting Documentation for item B21
 
B22.
Approve deletion of the following item from the inventory of the Utilities Division and the removal of same item from the county�s Capital Asset listing. Asset No. 20095 - Dixie Chopper - Stolen.

Supporting Documentation for item B22
 
B23.
Authorize approval to deem the building amenities at 6799 and 6765 W. Norvell Bryant Hwy, as surplus and available for removal and/or reuse by the following Not-for-Profits: Citrus Builders Care, Nature Coast Affordable Housing, and Habitat for Humanity.

Supporting Documentation for item B23
 
B24.
Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute a Release of Lien for the following Connection Charge Installment Lien Agreement: Louis A. Tiller and Trudy M. Tiller which is recorded in the Public Records in Official Record Book 2250, Pages 1988 through 1991, inclusive.

Supporting Documentation for item B24
 
B25.
Acknowledge receipt of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for the year ending September 30, 2010, for the Homosassa Special Water District.

Supporting Documentation for item B25
 
Supporting Documentation for item B25 continued
 
B26.
Set a public hearing on April 26, 2011, at 2:15 p.m. for the adoption of a resolution authorizing a land exchange between Citrus County and Global Associates International Group, Inc., in accordance with Section 125.37, Florida Statutes to acquire land necessary to the CR 486 Phase II Road Improvement project.

Supporting Documentation for item B26
 
B27.
Set a public hearing on June 14, 2011, at 5:01 p.m. to consider PDO-10-02, Clark Stillwell for Nature Coast Development, to adopt a master plan with reduced setbacks for residential properties for a new 150 acre +/- limerock mine within an existing extractive district.

Supporting Documentation for item B27
 
B28.
Approve deletion of the following item from the inventory of the Utilities Division and the removal of same item from the county’s Capital Asset listing. Asset No 13646, Minolta Copy Machine, Model 2080, Serial Number 31730864.  This copy machine had been purchased in 1998 and after several recent attempts to have the problems corrected the repair company was unable to repair the machine, therefore making the machine obsolete, non-repairable.

Supporting Documentation for item B28
 
B29.
Accept the completed Sugarmill Woods Water Treatment Plant NO 2 Expansion Project and approve the final payment and release of retainage in the amount of $80,496.80 to Prime Construction Group Inc.

Supporting Documentation for item B29
 
B30.
Accept the completed Roosevelt Boulevard Drainage Retention Area Retrofit Project and approve the release of retainage in the amount of $22,994.22 to Daly and Zilch Florida Inc.

Supporting Documentation for item B30
 
B31.
Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute Connection Charge Installment Lien Agreements by and between the Citrus County Municipal Service Benefit Unit for Water and Wastewater Utility Services and Richard and Diane Forsythe.

Supporting Documentation for item B31
 
B32.
Authorize staff to sell equipment as listed on the backup through GovDeals on-line auction service and authorize the Clerk to remove from inventory.

Supporting Documentation for item B32
 
B33.
Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute Records Disposition Document Numbers: BOCC-100, BOCC-105, BOCC-124, BOCC-125, BOCC-126, BOCC-127, BOCC-128, BOCC-129, BOCC-130, BOCC-131, BOCC-132, BOCC-133, BOCC-134, BOCC-135, BOCC-136, BOCC-137, BOCC-138, BOCC-139, BOCC-140, BOCC-141, BOCC-144, BOCC-145, BOCC-146, BOCC-147, BOCC-148, BOCC-149, BOCC-150, BOCC-151, and BOCC-153.

Supporting Documentation for item B33
 
B34.
Approve final settlement in the amount of $60,000 to Kathleen Sterbavy for an automobile accident on September 15, 2008.

Supporting Documentation for item B34
 
B35.
Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute the agreement between Citrus County and PageFreezer Software, Inc., for a one time set-up fee of $250 plus a recurring monthly fee in the amount of $1,350 to provide professional services for archival of our internet website pages to satisfy regulatory digital records requirements and approve related budget transfer.

Supporting Documentation for item B35
 
B36.
Accept the completed 2010-2011 MSBU Roadway Resurfacing Project and approve the release of retainage in the amount of $43,212.62 to DAB Constructors, Inc.

Supporting Documentation for item B36
 
B37.
Set a public hearing at 3:05 p.m. on April 26, 2011, to discuss and adopt rate changes for potable water services at Meadows, Point O’Woods, Gospel Island, and Rosemont/Rolling Green.

Supporting Documentation for item B37
 
B38.
Approve and authorize the Board to execute a proclamation declaring April 2011 as "Donate Life Month" in Citrus County, Florida.

Supporting Documentation for item B38
 
D.
REGULAR BUSINESS

D1.

a.
Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute the "Designation of Signature Authority" to Community and Recreational Programs Support Services Operation Manager to execute the required annually recurring agreement with Mid Florida Community Services Inc., to encourage weatherization coordination efforts on behalf of citizens who are eligible for Emergency Home Energy Assistance for the Elderly Program.

Supporting Documentation for item D1
 
Motion by Second Vice Chairman Joe Meek,  seconded by Commissioner John J. (J.J.) Kenney,  to approve item D1.  Motion carried unanimously.
 
D2.

a.
Adopt and authorize the Chairman to execute a resolution authorizing an application for funding of the Community Care for the Elderly Program for the period effective July 1, 2011, through June 30, 2012.

b.
Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute all appropriate application pages.  State Funding is anticipated to be in the amount of $383,213.  This amount is subject to change depending on the actual allocations received by Citrus County.  The necessary cash match of $42,576 has been previously allocated in the County Budget for 10/11 (copy of the Grant Match Schedule is attached for your convenience).

Supporting Documentation for item D2
 
Motion by Second Vice Chairman Joe Meek,  seconded by Commissioner Rebecca Bays,  to approve item D2 (Resolution No. 2011-058).  Motion carried unanimously.
 
Prior to the vote, Community Services Director Cathy Pearson responded to questions from the Board regarding the number of seniors being served by this program.
 
D3.

a.
Adopt and authorize the Chairman to execute a resolution authorizing an application for funding of the Alzheimer’s Disease Initiative Program for the period effective July 1, 2011, through June 30, 2012.

b.
Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute all appropriate application pages.  State Funding is anticipated to be in the amount of $59,184. This amount is subject to change depending on the actual allocations received by Citrus County.  No cash match is required.

Supporting Documentation for item D3
 
Motion by Second Vice Chairman Joe Meek,  seconded by Commissioner Rebecca Bays,  to approve item D3 (Resolution No. 2011-059).  Motion carried unanimously.
 
D4.

a.
Adopt and authorize the Chairman to execute a resolution authorizing an application for funding of the Home Care for the Elderly Program for the period effective July 1, 2011, through June 30, 2012.

b.
Approve and authorize the Chairman to sign all appropriate application pages.  State Funding is anticipated to be in the amount of $1,169.  This amount is subject to change depending on the actual allocations received by Citrus County.  No cash match is required.

Supporting Documentation for item D4
 
Motion by Commissioner Rebecca Bays,  seconded by Commissioner John J. (J.J.) Kenney,  to approve item D4 (Resolution No. 2011-060).  Motion carried unanimously.
 
D5.

a.
Adopt and authorize the Chairman to execute a resolution authorizing the renewal of funding for the Medicaid Waiver Program for the period effective July 1, 2011, through June 30, 2012, in an amount to be determined. The allocation for fund year 2011/2012 is anticipated to be approximately $1,020,000. This program falls under Medicaid reimbursement. No cash match required.

Supporting Documentation for item D5
 
Motion by Second Vice Chairman Joe Meek,  seconded by Commissioner Rebecca Bays,  to approve item D5 (Resolution No. 2011-061).  Motion carried unanimously.
 
D6.

a.
Adopt and authorize the Chairman to execute a resolution to make application to the Corporation for National and Community Service for funding of the Retired Senior Volunteer Program.

b.
Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute all appropriate application pages.  The anticipated allocation will be $104,194.  The approved cash match from Citrus County is $44,655.

Supporting Documentation for item D6
 
Motion by Commissioner John J. (J.J.) Kenney,  seconded by Commissioner Rebecca Bays,  to approve item D6 (Resolution No. 2011-062).  Motion carried unanimously.
 
C.
PUBLIC HEARINGS - WORKSHOPS - PRESENTATIONS

C1.

a.
Approve and authorize the Board to execute a Certificate of Recognition posthumously to Corporal Johnathan Taylor for his service to our country and for making the ultimate sacrifice on February 22, 2011, in protecting the freedoms that we all enjoy as Americans.

Supporting Documentation for item C1
 
Additional Information for item C1
 
Motion by Commissioner Rebecca Bays,  seconded by Second Vice Chairman Joe Meek,  to approve item C1.  Motion carried unanimously.
 
C2.

a.

Supporting Documentation for item C2a
 
b.

Supporting Documentation for item C2b
 
Following the presentation, citizens Dave Conant and Chris Lloyd made brief comments regarding their experiences with Ms. Douglas.
 
C3.

a.
Approve and authorize the Board to execute a Certificate of Recognition to Mr. Mike Schlaudraff for his dedication, courage, and commitment to the United States of America.

Supporting Documentation for item C3
 
Motion by Second Vice Chairman Joe Meek,  seconded by Commissioner Rebecca Bays,  to approve item C3.  Motion carried unanimously.
 
C4.

a.
Approve and authorize the Board to execute a Certificate of Recognition to Mrs. Barbara Mills for her devoted service to the veterans of our community.

Supporting Documentation for item C4
 
Motion by Second Vice Chairman Joe Meek,  seconded by Commissioner John J. (J.J.) Kenney,  to approve item C4.  Motion carried unanimously.
 
C5.

a.
Approve and authorize the Board to execute a proclamation declaring the month of April 2011 as "Water Conservation Month" in Citrus County, Florida.

Supporting Documentation for item C5
 
Information submitted for item C5
 
Motion by Commissioner John J. (J.J.) Kenney,  seconded by Second Vice Chairman Joe Meek,  to approve item C5.  Motion carried unanimously.
 
C6.

a.
Presentation of the award for "Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting" by Linda Howard, Central Florida Representative for Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA).

Supporting Documentation for item C6
 
C7.

a.
Board discussion on the first annual presentation of the newly reformed Economic Development Council and the update on its first year partnership with the Chamber of Commerce.

Supporting Documentation for item C7
 
Commissioner Meek made some opening statements about the history and the work of the Economic Development Council (EDC) and thanked the Board for their support.  EDC Executive Director John Siefert gave the presentation followed by President/CEO of the Chamber of Commerce Josh Wooten who made some brief comments.
 
C8.

a.
Conduct public hearing for presentation of the essential terms and authorize staff to proceed further with the completion of a Development Agreement as proposed by Gulf to Lakes Associates, Ltd., and to reduce the development terms to contractual form for consideration by the Planning and Development Review Board and the County Commission at future public hearings as set forth in Florida Statutes � 163.3220 et seq. and Chapter 78, Article II, Development Agreements of the Citrus County Code.

Supporting Documentation for item C8
 
Additional Information for item C8
 
PowerPoint Presentation
 
Land Development Director Jenette Collins gave the staff presentation.
 
Kami Corbett representing applicant Gulf to Lakes Associates, Ltd. responded to questions from the Board regarding the applicant�s request.
 
Motion by Second Vice Chairman Joe Meek,  seconded by Commissioner John J. (J.J.) Kenney,  to approve to direct staff to continue with the Development Agreement process.  Motion carried unanimously.
 
C9.

a.
Presentation by Leonard Matarese, Director of Research and Project Development ICMA Center for Public Safety Management.

Supporting Documentation for item C9
 
After his presentation, Mr. Matarese responded to questions from the Board about strategies for successful volunteer agencies and consolidation of services.
 
C10.

a.
Board discussion and recommendation regarding the Public Safety Initiative Task Force.

Supporting Documentation for item C10
 
Additional Information for item C10
 
Commissioner Meek talked about items that the Public Safety Task Force had worked on and their recommendation for the Board to consider.  Their request was to ask Sheriff Jeff Dawsy to present a detailed management plan with a budget to the Board.  He expressed that this decision was not unanimous and that this was a decision of the majority of the task force.
 
Sheriff Jeff Dawsy talked about the consolidation of public safety services and mechanisms for funding.  Discussion followed about levels of service, budget concerns, raising the fire millage rate, and other issues.
 
Prior to the vote, Commissioner Webb reviewed the goals charged to the task force and expressed his opinions of merging the Sheriff�s Office and Fire Departments.  Commissioner Kenney clarified for the record that the motion was not to consolidate the services, but to look at the information that would be presented in order to come to an educated decision.  Discussion continued.
 
The following citizens expressed their concerns on this issue:  David Conant, Mike Rehfeld, Stu Weisbaum , Randy Clark, Carvell Simpson, James Marsh, Josh Wooten, Theresa Foster, and Duane Dueker.  Following comments from the public, discussion continued.
 
Motion by Commissioner Rebecca Bays,  seconded by Second Vice Chairman Joe Meek,  to accept the task force recommendations, ask the Sheriff to provide an operational model including a budget to consolidate fire rescue, and make a presentation to the Board on June 14, 2011. Motion carried. Voting Aye: Second Vice Chairman Joe Meek, Commissioner Rebecca Bays, and Commissioner John J. (J.J.) Kenney. Voting Nay: First Vice Chairman Winn Webb. Absent: Chairman Dennis Damato.
 
C11.

a.
Board discussion and recommendation regarding the SAFER Grant.

Supporting Documentation for item C11
 
Additional Information for item C11
 
County Administrator Brad Thorpe explained to the Board the reasons why he was requesting that the Board not approve this grant.  Discussion was held regarding funding and reapplying for the grant when funding is available.  Fire Chief Larry Morabito responded to questions from the Board.
 
The following citizens voiced their worries on this issue:  Stu Weisbaum, Duane Dueker, Mike Rehfeld, and Lawrence Griffiths.
 
Motion by Commissioner John J. (J.J.) Kenney,  seconded by Second Vice Chairman Joe Meek,  to not accept the safer grant.  Motion carried unanimously.
 
C12.

Supporting Documentation for item C12
 
Information submitted by Chris Lloyd
 
Documentation provided by the Clerk
 
Chris Lloyd spoke about the steps that were taken regarding the decision that was made for item C8 on February 22, 2011.  Clerk of the Court Betty Strifler and County Attorney Richard Wesch responded to Mr. Lloyd�s comments.
 
C13.

a.
Conduct a public hearing to consider CPA/AA-PDO-11-04 Bruce McLaughlin for John and Joanne Lawson (Cedar Key Fish House and Freezer Bar); an amendment to the Citrus County Comprehensive Plan (Ordinance No. 89-04 as amended) and the Land Development Code Atlas (Ordinance No. 90-14 as amended) with a Planned Development Overlay to establish a master plan.

b.
If approved, adopt and authorize the Chairman to execute CPA/AA/PDO-11-02, an amendment to the Citrus County Comprehensive Plan (Ordinance No. 89-04 as amended) and the Land Development Code Atlas (Ordinance No. 90-14) and establish a planned development overlay. Backup in binder.

Supporting Documentation for item C13
 
Supporting Documentation for item C13 continued (1)
 
Supporting Documentation for item C13 continued (2)
 
Supporting Documentation for item C13 continued (3)
 
Supporting Documentation for item C13 continued (4)
 
Supporting Documentation for item C13 continued (5)
 
Supporting Documentation for item C13 continued (6)
 
Supporting Documentation for item C13 continued (7)
 
Supporting Documentation for item C13 continued (8)
 
Supporting Documentation for item C13 continued (9)
 
Supporting Documentation for item C13 continued (10)
 
Supporting Documentation for item C13 continued (11)
 
Supporting Documentation for item C13 continued (12)
 
Additional Information for item C13
 
Assistant County Attorney Peter Aare polled the Board members for ex parte communications on this matter and read the proposed ordinance titles into the record.  Mr. Aare responded to comments received from Citizen Theodora Rusnak by email regarding two members of the Board being recused from the discussion because of a conflict of interest.  He stated that in his legal opinion, it was not necessary for those commissioners to recuse themselves from voting on this item.
 
Land Development Director Jenette Collins gave a brief overview of the application and introduced Principal Planner Joanna Coutu, who gave the staff report.  Ms. Collins stated that the staff recommended approval with the 16 conditions as mentioned.  She clarified that there were previously 18 conditions, however staff recommends striking condition four which dealt with the dock slips and condition 14 that dealt with the handicapped spaces and walk, both of which the applicant resolved.
 
BOCC PowerPoint Presentation
 
Agent Bruce McLaughlin and Architect Tom Williford gave a presentation on behalf of the applicant and responded to questions from the Board.  Discussion followed regarding possibly reducing the speed limit, the applicant meeting the 16 conditions, maintenance of buffers along with other issues.  
 
Applicant PowerPoint Presentation
 
Information submitted by Bruce McLaughlin
 
Information submitted by Bruce McLaughlin continued (1)
 
Information submitted by Bruce McLaughlin continued (2)
 
Information submitted by Bruce McLaughlin continued (3)
 
Information submitted by Bruce McLaughlin continued (4)
 
Information submitted by Bruce McLaughlin continued (5)
 
Information submitted by Bruce McLaughlin continued (6)
 
Information submitted by Bruce McLaughlin continued (7)
 
Information submitted by Bruce McLaughlin continued (8)
 
Information submitted by Bruce McLaughlin continued (9)
 
The following citizens spoke in favor:  Georgia Stevens, Richard Thompson, Pete Wambold, Lanny McLain, and Dennis DeWees.
 
Mr. Aare clarified the point raised about reducing the speed limit and stated that a DOT approved traffic study would need to be performed that supported lowering the speed limit.
 
Neighbor of the "Freezer", citizen Georgeanna Phelps gave a presentation in opposition to the application.
 
Georgeanna Phelps’ PowerPoint Presentation
 
Information submitted by Georgeanna Phelps
 
The following citizens spoke in opposition:  Joyce Verce, Roger Cullen, Helen Spivey, Jim Williams, Jim Bitter, and Al Grubman.
 
Photos submitted by Roger Cullen
 
Information submitted by Helen Spivey
 
Attorney Ralf Brookes spoke on behalf of the Phelps Revocable Trust and presented information to the Board in opposition to the application.  After a short recess, Mr. Aare clarified an issue that was raised regarding a particular section of the Planned Development Overlay (PDO).
 
Information submitted by Ralf Brookes
 
Information submitted by Ralf Brookes continued
 
Mr. McLaughlin and Attorney for the applicant Luke LaRoe spoke in rebuttal to comments that were made in opposition of the application.  Discussion continued regarding having an off-duty deputy on the property of the "Freezer" during certain periods of operation.
 
County Attorney Richard Wesch suggested a trial period of six months with a trained observer on the scene. 
 
Motion by Commissioner Rebecca Bays,  seconded by Second Vice Chairman Joe Meek,  to approve item C13 with the staff�s recommended conditions and the additional conditions of (1) no live music or additionally amplified music on the site, replacing the current jukebox with a substantially similar device; and (2) to have an off-duty deputy present on the property for a period of six months with the provision that after the six month period, if it is determined that it is a nuisance establishment, the Board will move to close, otherwise the condition goes away (Ordinance Nos. 2011-A04 and 2011-A05).  Motion carried unanimously.
 
E.
COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR BRAD THORPE

E1.

a.
Approve increasing the temporary part time Case Manager position to a temporary full time position through September 30, 2011, and approve related Budget Transfer.

Supporting Documentation for item E1a
 
Community Services Director Cathy Pearson introduced the Case Manager Sean McKenna and spoke about some of the things he has been doing to help the homeless.
 
b.
Approve the reorganization of the Office of GIS to report to the Department of Development Services effective immediately and approve the reclassification of Data Analyst, pay grade 112 to Geospatial Data Coordinator, pay grade 113, effective immediately.

Supporting Documentation for item E1b
 
c.
Designate Nancy Cologna CRM as the Records Management Liaison Officer for The Citrus County Board of County Commissioners effective April 18, 2011, and authorize the Chairman to execute the Memorandum to the Division of Library and Information Services.

Supporting Documentation for item E1c
 
Motion by Commissioner Rebecca Bays,  seconded by Second Vice Chairman Joe Meek,  to approve item E1a, b, and c.  Motion carried unanimously.
 
E2.

a.
Authorize staff to file for a Conceptual approval Environmental Resource Permit for boat launching facility on the Cross Florida Barge canal.

Supporting Documentation for item E2
 
Motion by Second Vice Chairman Joe Meek,  seconded by Commissioner John J. (J.J.) Kenney,  to approve item E2.  Motion carried unanimously.
 
E3.

a.
Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute a Release of Lien for the following Connection Charge Installment Lien Agreement:  Paul and Marsha Wills which is recorded in the public records in Official Record Book 2262, pages 1757 through 1760, inclusive.

Supporting Documentation for item E3
 
Motion by Commissioner John J. (J.J.) Kenney,  seconded by Commissioner Rebecca Bays,  to approve item E3.  Motion carried unanimously.
 
E4.

a.
Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute the 2011 Kids Central Inc.’s Summer Break Enrichment Program Grant application in the amount of $85,000.

b.
Approve and authorize the Chairman to allow Andrew Smith, Recreation Supervisor for Parks & Recreation, to administer the grant if awarded.

Supporting Documentation for item E4
 
Motion by Commissioner Rebecca Bays,  seconded by Second Vice Chairman Joe Meek,  to approve item E4.  Motion carried unanimously.
 
F.
COMMISSION CHAIRMAN DENNIS DAMATO - DISTRICT 1

F1.

a.

Commissioner Meek nominated Gaston Hall and Joseph Belcher.
 
Motion by Second Vice Chairman Joe Meek,  seconded by Commissioner John J. (J.J.) Kenney,  to cease nominations.  Motion carried unanimously.
 
b.

Commissioner Bays nominated Floyd Daniel.
 
Motion by Commissioner Rebecca Bays,  seconded by Second Vice Chairman Joe Meek,  to cease nominations.  Motion carried unanimously.
 
c.

Commissioner Kenney nominated Donald P. Sterling and James T. Acres.
 
Motion by Commissioner John J. (J.J.) Kenney,  seconded by Commissioner Rebecca Bays,  to cease nominations.  Motion carried unanimously.
 
Supporting Documentation for item F1
 
F2.

a.

Commissioner Meek nominated Gerry Gaudette, Dave Hutchins, and James White.
 
Motion by Second Vice Chairman Joe Meek,  seconded by Commissioner Rebecca Bays,  to cease nominations.  Motion carried unanimously.
 
b.

Commissioner Bays nominated William Winkel.
 
Motion by Commissioner Rebecca Bays,  seconded by Commissioner John J. (J.J.) Kenney,  to cease nominations.  Motion carried unanimously.
 
c.

Commissioner Kenney nominated Leonard Frishman.
 
County Attorney Richard Wesch clarified that since William Winkel had already been accepted to fill the regular (trade) member position that the second nomination could remain open.
 
Motion by Commissioner John J. (J.J.) Kenney,  seconded by Second Vice Chairman Joe Meek,  to cease nominations.  Motion carried unanimously.
 
Supporting Documentation for item F2
 
F3.

a.
Accept with regret the resignation of Ms. Michele Lieberman from the Stakeholder’s Advisory Group.  The term expires on January 31, 2012.

Motion by Commissioner John J. (J.J.) Kenney,  seconded by Commissioner Rebecca Bays,  to approve item F3.  Motion carried unanimously.
 
Supporting Documentation for item F3
 
F4.

a.

Commissioner Kenney nominated Richard Mehlenbacher.
 
Motion by Commissioner John J. (J.J.) Kenney,  seconded by Commissioner Rebecca Bays,  to cease nominations.  Motion carried unanimously.
 
b.

Commissioner Bays nominated Barbara Vargo.
 
Motion by Commissioner Rebecca Bays,  seconded by Second Vice Chairman Joe Meek,  to cease nominations.  Motion carried unanimously.
 
c.

Commissioner Meek nominated Willie White.
 
Motion by Second Vice Chairman Joe Meek,  seconded by Commissioner Rebecca Bays,  to cease nominations.  Motion carried unanimously.
 
d.

Commissioner Kenney nominated Jaysen Roa.
 
Motion by Commissioner John J. (J.J.) Kenney,  seconded by Second Vice Chairman Joe Meek,  to cease nominations.  Motion carried unanimously.
 
e.

Commissioner Bays nominated Larry Gamble.
 
Motion by Commissioner Rebecca Bays,  seconded by Second Vice Chairman Joe Meek,  to cease nominations.  Motion carried unanimously.
 
Supporting Documentation for item F4
 
F5.

a.
Accept with regret the resignation of Ms. Joyce Brancato from the Stakeholder’s Advisory Group.  The term expires on January 31, 2013.

Supporting Documentation for item F5
 
Motion by Commissioner John J. (J.J.) Kenney,  seconded by Commissioner Rebecca Bays,  to approve item F5.  Motion carried unanimously.
 
Short discussion was held regarding the Stakeholder�s Advisory Group and the lack of membership.  County Administrator Brad Thorpe stated that this issue would be brought before the Board at a future meeting for discussion.
 
G.
FIRST VICE CHAIRMAN WINN WEBB - DISTRICT 5

No items.
 
H.
SECOND VICE CHAIRMAN JOE MEEK - DISTRICT 3

Commissioner Meek thanked Corporal Taylor�s family for being present and announced a basketball tournament for the United Way that would be held on Saturday April 16, 2011.
 
I.
COMMISSIONER REBECCA BAYS - DISTRICT 4

No items.
 
J.
COMMISSIONER JOHN J. (J.J.) KENNEY - DISTRICT 2

No items.
 
K.
COUNTY ATTORNEY RICHARD WM. WESCH

Mr. Wesch requested to reschedule items K1 and K2 for April 26, 2011 due to the time constraints of this meeting.
 
Motion by Commissioner Rebecca Bays,  seconded by Commissioner John J. (J.J.) Kenney,  to postpone items K1 and K2 and reschedule for April 26, 2011.  Motion carried unanimously.
 
K1.
TRAFFIC CONTROL ON PRIVATE ROADWAYS

a.
Approve and authorize the Chairman to execute the Agreement for Traffic Control on private roadways between Citrus County, Sheriff Jeffrey J. Dawsy, and the Black Diamond Property Owners Association, Inc.

Supporting Documentation for item K1
 
K2.
ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE ORDINANCE

a.
Board discussion and direction regarding timeframes contained within the alcoholic beverage ordinance.

Supporting Documentation for item K2
 
L.
ANY OTHER BUSINESS OR ANY PERSONS WISHING TO ADDRESS THE BOARD

M.
UPCOMING MEETINGS

1.
Regular Meeting: April 26, 2011, at 1:00 p.m., Citrus County Courthouse, Room 100, 110 N. Apopka Avenue, Inverness, FL  34450

2.
Regular Meeting: May 10, 2011, at 1:00 p.m., Citrus County Courthouse, Room 100, 110 N. Apopka Avenue, Inverness, FL 34450

3.
Regular Meeting: May 24, 2011, at 1:00 p.m., Citrus County Courthouse, Room 100, 110 N. Apopka Avenue, Inverness, FL 34450

N.
ADJOURN

The Chairman adjourned the meeting at 10:06 p.m.