Agenda for Levy County Commission meeting on Tuesday, November 5

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November 5, 2013


Call to Order


Pledge to Flag


Public Comments-Issues related to Agenda items

-Complete public comment form and submit to clerk

-State your full name and address

-Discussion must be limited to a maximum of three (3) minutes per person


9:00 a.m.    - Public Hearing

Bill Hammond, Development Department Director

Petition No. Sept 1-13: Requesting approval for a Special Entertainment Event Permit for the Withlacoochee River Bluegrass Festival


Public Hearing

Shenley Neely, Planning Director

Petition SSA 13-01: Request to change the land use designation on 9.9 acres from the Urban Low Density Residential (LDR) to Commercial (C)


9:15 a.m. -Jordan and Associates

Jeffrey Winter, Project Manager

Presentation of monthly progress report on the county’s Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program


9:30 a.m. -Nature Coast Business Development Council

David Pieklik, Director

Progress Report Presentation


9:45 a.m.  -Supervisor of Elections

Tammy Jones, Supervisor of Elections

Request approval for purchase of voting equipment and request approval for award of Request for Proposal to Dominion Voting


10:00 a.m. - Withlacoochee Gulf Preserve

Sally Douglas, Trustee

Request signatures on Owners and Managers form for the Withlacoochee Gulf Preserve’s application to be on the Designated Florida Paddling Trail




Correspondence – Satori Days

Request approval to appoint Julie Rose, Veteran Service Officer, as an alternate to the Levy County Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board in the Veteran’s Category


Request approval to appoint Phil E. Parker to the Planning Commission


Request Board direction on our continued participation with North Florida Economic Development Partnership, membership dues of $2,063.40, (requested by 12/1/2013)


Levy County Transit  -  Connie Conley, General Manager

Request approval for updated and revised Substance Abuse and Policy Zero Tolerance for Levy County Transit Employees


Library  -  Lisa Brasher, Director

Discuss and direction regarding the Interlocal Agreement with Chiefland

Presentation concerning Putnam Alachua Levy (PAL) Library Co-Operative


Planning  -  Shenley Neely, Planning Director

Request to approve submittal to the Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) Modification Number 4 to the Subgrant Agreement between DEO and Levy County for Grant Agreement Number 12DB-Q5-05-48-01-F 05, (Neighborhood Stabilization Program 3)


Public Safety  -  David Knowles, Director

Request Board approval to purchase two Stryker Power Stretchers and two Stryker Stair Chairs

Request Board approval to purchase one side door cabinet for the EMS Battalion Truck

Request Board approval to purchase two ZOLL RescueNet Road Safety Units

Quarterly Report Presentation


County Attorney  –  Anne Bast Brown

Ratify actions of County Attorney regarding comments on the U.S. Department of the Treasury draft rules implementing the RESTORE Act (“Treasury rules”), including decision to decline to request extension of deadline and submittal of final comments


Public Comments

-Complete public comment form and submit to clerk

-State your full name and address

-Discussion must be limited to a maximum of three (3) minutes per person




Commissioner Meeks

Commissioner Johnson

Commissioner Joyner

Commissioner Bell

Commissioner Stevens


Approval of Expenditures

Approval of Minutes

Special Meeting October 15, 2013





Should any agency or person decide to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at this meeting, such agency or person will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purpose, may need to insure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.


In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation or an interpreter to participate in this proceeding should contact the County Clerk's Office at (352) 486-5266, or the Office of the Board of County Commissioners at (352) 486-5217, at least two (2) days prior to the date of the meeting.  Hearing impaired persons can access the foregoing telephone number by contacting the Florida Relay Service at 1-800-955-8770 (Voice) or 1-800-955-8771 (TDD).