A special MEETING OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
may 24, 1977
The Lake County Board of County Commissioners convened in Special Session on Tuesday, May 24, 1977 at 9:00 A.M., in the Board of County Commissioners’ Meeting Room, New Courthouse, Tavares, Florida. Present were: C.A. Deems, Chairman; James R. Carson, Jr., J. M. Hoskinson, Thomas J. Windram, and Glenn C. Burhans. Others present were Christopher C. Ford, County Attorney; and Sharon Mitchell, Deputy Clerk.
The Invocation was given by James R. Carson, Jr., and the Pledge of Allegiance was led by Glenn C. Burhans.
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Michael Willett, Planning Director, informed the Board that resolutions were received from Tavares, Howey-in-the-Hills, Astatula, Umatilla, and Eustis, approving the proposal Modified Plan C, of the 201 Facilities Plan.
Frank Clifton, City Clerk of Mount Dora, appeared before the Board stating that the City Council of Mount Dora had met and has approved the proposal plan A of the 201 Facilities Plan.
Discussion was held as to the alternatives of approving Plan A. It was the understanding of the Board that proposal Plan A would probably not be approved, if submitted to the Environmental Protection Agency.
On a motion by Commr. Windram, seconded by Commr. Carson and carried unanimously, the Board passed a resolution, adopting the proposal Modified Plan C, of the 201 Facilities Plan, and including a “minority” report stating Mount Dora’s position concerning this proposal, along with the resolution, from Mount Dora.
Michael Willett, Planning Director, and Michael Stearman, Associate Planner, appeared before the Board regarding the status of funds, for the County, under the Public Works Grant. It was suggested that the Board appoint members to serve on a committee, to rate the applications and needs of the municipalities, jointly, in order to help the cities receive the full benefit of funding.
On a motion by Commr. Windram, seconded by Commr. Carson and carried unanimously, the Board approved the cities to appoint a representative from each municipality who has applied for funds, under the Public Works Grant.
Commr. Hoskinson presented, to the Board, a Letter of Transmittal and Certificate of Substantial Completion, from Jones Dickerson Associates, Architects and Planners, Inc., for the new Lake County Courthouse, effective May 10, 1977, at 4:30 P.M.
On a motion by Commr. Hoskinson, seconded by Commr. Carson and carried unanimously, the Board accepted the new Courthouse Building as substantially complete, and authorized the Chairman to sign the Certificate of Substantial Completion, which states the items to be completed and corrected.
A Deputy Clerk presented, to the Board for approval, an invoice in the amount of $10,232.26, covering the moving expense to the new Courthouse, from Security Van & Storage Company, Inc. This cost is approximately $5,000 under their original estimate.
On a motion by Commr. Carson, seconded by Commr. Windram and carried unanimously, the Board approved payment of the bill from Security Van & Storage Company, Inc., in the amount of $10,232.26.
There being no further business to be brought before the Board, the meeting adjourned at 9:50 A.M.
C.A. “Lex” Deems, Chairman
James C. Watkins, Clerk