MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING OF BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
MONDAY – OCTOBER 13, 1969
The Board of County Commissioners convened in regular session in the County Commissioners’ Room in the Courthouse, Tavares, Florida, on Monday, October 13, 1969, at 9:00 o’clock A.M. with the following members present: Commissioner Windram, Chairman; Commissioners Carson, Macdonell, Hoskinson and VanAuken. Others present were County Attorney C. E. Duncan, Clerk of Circuit Court Frank E. Owens, County Engineer Gordon Hays, Jr., and Deputy Clerk Norma H. Coven.
The meeting was called to order by Chairman Windram and the invocation was given by Mr. Hays.
Mr. Ray Robbins, Director, Department of Community and Governmental Relations, Sumter Electric Cooperative, Inc. was present and stated this new department was created for the purpose of keeping the directors aware of the problems within the different areas of the County.
On motion of Commissioner VanAuken, seconded by Commissioner Macdonell, and carried, the following resolution was adopted:
Be it resolved by the Board of Commissioners of Lake County Florida as follows:
1. Every Officer, Board Department, Commission or Agency of the County of Lake charged with the duty of preparing specifications, or awarding or entering into contracts for the design, erection or construction of county-owned buildings, or other county-owned structures, including additions to existing structures, for the County shall incorporate, or cause to be incorporated, in such buildings, or other structures, protection from radioactive fallout, for at least its normal anticipated occupancy, which call meet, or exceed, the minimum space and protection criteria recommended by the Office of Civil Defense, United States Department of Defense, unless excepted from such shelter requirements in accordance with Section (2) of this resolution.
2. The Board of County Commissioners may exempt county-owned buildings or other structures form the requirements of this resolution where it finds that the addition of fallout protection will create, in the building or other structure, an additional net cost in excess of FIVE percent (5%) in the construction of such building, or that other factors make unnecessary or impracticable to incorporate fallout protection in the design or construction of such building or structure.
3. Subject to the provision above in Section (2), it shall be the policy of the Board of County Commissioners of Lake County, Florida, that fallout shelter protection shall be incorporated into all county-owned buildings or structures to the fullest extent in order to provide protection against the effects of radioactive fallout for the greatest possible number of people in the event of nuclear attack upon the United States, or an accidental nuclear explosion: and
Be it further resolved that this resolution shall take effect October 13, 1969: and
Be it further resolved that a certified copy of this resolution be filed with the Lake County, Florida, Planning Department, Division of Emergency Planning.
On motion of Commissioner Carson, seconded by Commissioner Hoskinson, and carried, the Community Shelter Plan for Lake County and the Basic Emergency Operations Plan were approved.
On motion of Commissioner VanAuken, seconded by Commissioner Macdonell, and carried, the Clerk was instructed to prepare the agenda for the Board’s meetings with Friday noon before the meeting date being the dead line to make appointments for persons to appear before the Board, and to furnish the members a copy of the agenda. It was the Board’s feeling that anyone appearing before the Board without an appointment would be heard.
Mr. VanAuken stated Emmett Hill owns a pit in Marion County that Lake County could use as a landfill site for old cars, refrigerators, etc., provided it is kept covered. Mr. VanAuken was instructed to discuss this with Paul Milton.
Veterans service officer
Commissioner VanAuken reported files in the Veterans Service Office reflect the following:
1,673 service men from Florida have died in the Vietnam War
1,176 enlisted personnel from Lake County
10 Vietnam War deaths Lake County residents
Commissioner Hoskinson advised he has received complaints of there being no county regulations requiring the clearing of vacant lots, mainly in residential areas. Attorney Duncan said the only way to accomplish this is to have the power to tax, which will take a considerable amount of study. Commissioner VanAuken presented the Attorney with a copy of a nuisance ordinance from Multnomah County, Oregon for his perusal on this subject.
The Clerk presented letter from Mrs. Marvin booth, Mt. Dora, complaining of the condition of Robie Street, also, letter from the Chairman to Mrs. Booth advising her that the street is a subdivision street and not a county maintained road.
Attorney Duncan presented a letter from Whittaker, Pyle and Wood, Attorneys at Law concerning a drainage problem now existing on the property of Arthur B. Sharp on Lakeshore Drive near Mt. Dora. Mr. Duncan said he and the Engineer have looked at this property and efforts are being made to properly drain the area. When all rights of way have been secured, this problem will be solved. The Attorney was instructed to notify the Attorneys for Mr. Sharp the efforts being made to correct this problem.
On motion of Commissioner Hoskinson, seconded by Commissioner Macdonell, and carried, the drainage problem at Rhodes Dairy from Hicks Ditch was referred to the Oklawaha Water Authority.
roads – county
Commissioner Hoskinson presented three (3) affidavits that a certain road has been in existence for over 20 years, and moved that the road described below be declared a public road by prescription, based upon evidence submitted, and subject to use by the public:
Commence at the center of Sec. 2, Tp. 23S., R.25E., run thence West 620 feet more or less, to the centerline of State Road 561; thence run South along said centerline 680 feet more or less, to the point of beginning for the centerline of “Ruby Lee Road”, thence run West 1,045 feet more or less along said centerline to the end of said road.
The motion was seconded by Commissioner Macdonell and carried.
Mr. Bob Marshall of Silver Sand Co. of Leesburg, Inc. appeared and presented offer to hard surface a general utility road on county right of way known as County Road #3-0854 located in Sec. 9 and 10, Tp. 23 S., R.26 E. Said road will provide access to Center Sand Pit. On motion of Commissioner Hoskinson, seconded by Commissioner Macdonell and carried, the Board agreed to enter into an agreement with Silver Sand Company to build the above described road for the sum of $1.00.
Engineer Hays submitted a list of results of the last road inspection trip. On motion of Commissioner Carson, seconded by Commissioner Hoskinson, the list was approved as submitted with the following exceptions:
Ruby Lee Road (Clermont) rejected
Shepherd Shopping Center (Minneola) rejected
Apshawa Grove Road rejected
Lake Kathryn & Pennsylvania St. approved October 6, 1969
On motion of Commissioner Hoskinson, seconded by Commissioner Macdonell, Ruby Lee Road (County No. 3-1034) was accepted as a county maintained road, and the engineer was instructed to erect the proper road signs. Motion carried. Commissioner Carson voted against the motion.
Engineer Hays reported he has a request to change the name of County Road #4-6583 from Mill Creek Road to Taylor Road.
On motion of Commissioner Macdonell, seconded by Commissioner Hoskinson, and carried, a resolution was adopted declaring the following described properties surplus and non-essential, and of no foreseeable use to Lake County, and authorized the sale of said properties as provided by law, with the provision that the County shall have the right to refuse any and all bids:
MASCOTTE CLAY PIT: Commence at the NW corner of the SE 1/4 of NW 1/4 of Sec. 15, Tp. 22 S., R. 24 E.,: thence run East 417.42 feet; thence run South 27 feet; thence run Southwesterly to a point that is 35 feet to the Point of Beginning, containing .297 acres.
TUSCANOOGA CLAY PIT: Commence at the North Quarter corner of Sec. 15, Tp. 22 S., R. 24 E.; thence run South 400.10 feet; thence run North 89°32’40” West 835.95 feet to Point of Beginning; thence run South 21.0 feet; thence run North 89°32’40” West 347.54 feet; thence run North 43°48’ West 29.32 feet; thence run South 89°32’40” east 368 feet, to the Point of beginning, containing .172 acres.
Commissioner Carson asked the Engineer if it is impracticable to dig the clay from the pits? Mr. Hays answered, “No, it is not. It is not a question of digging up the right of way as the land is still in acreage.”
Chairman Windram asked the Clerk the procedure of depositing money in the various banks throughout the county, and the interest rate? Mr. Owens explained that the Tax Collector makes deposits in all banks; some funds are carried in three different banks. We are receiving 4-1/2 % interest.
On motion of Commissioner Hoskinson, seconded by Commissioner VanAuken, and carried, Commissioner Carson was authorized to determine a suitable type heating system for the Lake Memorial Nursing Home, and the Clerk was authorized to advertise bids for same.
Clerk Owens reported the insuring company listed in the bid from Mr. Hamrick on comprehensive hospital liability does not comply with the specifications as far as financial responsibility is concerned. On recommendation of the Attorney, and on motion of Commissioner Macdonell, seconded by Commissioner Carson, and carried, the bid of Lassiter-Ware Insurance in the sum of $1,359.00 was accepted as the lowest and best bid.
The Attorney was directed to request recommendation from the State Insurance Commissioner for bid specifications on future insurance.
On motion of Commissioner Macdonell, seconded by Commissioner Hoskinson, and carried, the following changes were approved to the present indigent list:
District no. 1 – No change
2 – CANCEL - John C. Adler $58.00
3 – ADD - Daisy May Davis 20.00
4 – CANCEL - Uriah Benyard 58.00
ADD - Sedalia Dozier 34.47
5 – No change
On motion of Commissioner Macdonell, seconded by Commission VanAuken, and carried, bond for carrying firearm for Allan T. Davis, Jr. was approved.
Contractors’ bonds for certificates of competency as follows were approved on motion of Commissioner Hoskinson, seconded by Commissioner VanAuken and carried:
Renewals – No.3-70 Stoffel Plbg. Inc.
13-70 Ted Love Construction
77-70 Sam Thompson
83-70 Tropic Builders, Inc.
158-70 Wade A. Myers
189-70 Central States Heating & Air Conditioning
216-70 Howard L. Palmer & Palmer Electric Co.
219-70 Elam Glisson, representative of Clay Elec Coop Inc
220-69 Re-activated – Ira D. Starkey
220-70 Ira D. Starkey
274-69 Re-activated – C. R. Keene
274-70 C. R. Keene
311-70 Wayne P. Reece, d/b/a Tropicana Pools, Inc.
314-70 George H. Curtis
401-70 Masonry Associates, Inc.
402-70 Robert Boone and/or Boone Sign Erection
No. 451 - - 458
Roads – state
Clerk Owens submitted letter from the Department of Transportation relative to an additional sign at the intersection of SR 44 and SR 500 east of Leesburg directing traffic to Eustis by SR 44 as well as SR 500. Letter states the Department has attempted to sign this intersection in accordance with standard procedure, and advises that the sign has been changed back and forth in 1967, 1968 and 1969. Letter further states the Department will be glad to meet with interested parties at any time to discuss this. Commissioner Hoskinson said he will pursue this with the Department of Transportation.
Clerk Owens submitted letter from the department of Transportation relative to the status of the Highway Secondary Trust Fund Loan Program advising that this program can no longer be followed for the purpose of borrowing money for road and bridge purposes. Attorney Duncan was instructed to contact the Department of Transportation for information on procedure the County may follow to borrow funds for roads.
Richard Langley, Attorney, appeared with reference to the Board’s decision on disclaiming any interest to land adjacent to Lake Minneola. Attorney Duncan said he has asked the title company for an abstract on the two parcels involved but have not received it. Mr. Duncan further stated apparently the land is part of the right of way, and it will not be necessary to establish a right of way line for Lake Minneola Lakeshore Drive. No action was taken by the Board at this time.
Mr. Langley complained of the maintenance of SR 561-A. He was advised this is a State Road and to contact the Maintenance Department of the Department of Transportation in Leesburg.
Letter from Representative Tommy Stevens relative to a study and comments on the 16-year road plan prepared by the Department of Transportation was referred to the County Engineer.
Request from the Public Defender for an increase of $340.06 to his budget to equal the amount budgeted by the other counties in the Circuit. The Chairman directed the Clerk to inform the Public Defender it is the feeling of the Board that the budget has been adopted and approved, and the Board feels the amount budgeted is adequate.
Reports – official
Annual Report for the year ended September 30, 1969 from the County Judge showing a current refund of $865.23 was approved by the Board and check accepted for deposit to the Fine & Forfeiture Fund.
Salaries & wages
Request from the State Attorney for an increase of five percent in the salary of Mrs. Dorothy Reynolds, Secretary to Assistant State Attorney John W. McCormick, was denied on motion of Commissioner Macdonell, seconded by Commissioner VanAuken and carried.
Recess & reassembly
The meeting recessed for lunch at twelve o’clock noon and reconvened at 1:30 o’clock P.M. to take up the remaining issues of business.
Chairman Windram announced the Board will meet in official session on Wednesday, October 15, 1969 at 2:30 o’clock P.M. to hold an informal discussion on our County problems with the Governor, who will be visiting in the County that day.
Contracts & agreements
Lease agreement with C. M. Kuharske for the County to lease the following described property for a period of five years to be used as a landfill was approved on motion of Commissioner Carson, seconded by Commissioner VanAuken and carried, and the Chairman and Clerk were authorized to execute same.
The North 276 feet of the East 405 feet of the
NW 1/4 of Sec. 22, Tp. 23 S.R. 24 E.
Mr. Bob Dunbar from the Lake County Office of Economic Opportunity submitted applications from the Office of Economic Opportunity for approval of the proposed community action programs for 1970. The applications were approved and the Vice Chairman Mr. Carson was authorized to execute same on motion of Commissioner VanAuken, seconded by Commissioner Macdonell and carried.
Planning & zoning
Clerk Owens advised the State Attorney has inquired relative to the Board’s policy in regard to Chapter 125.01 (17), Florida Statutes. Unable to find any previous action by the Board requiring fences around public or residential swimming pools, outside of municipalities. No action was taken by the Board and the subject was referred to the County Attorney and County Planner.
On recommendation of the Planning & Zoning Commission and on motion of Commissioner Macdonell, seconded by Commissioner Carson, and carried, a resolution was adopted amending the Zoning Rules and Regulations as they pertain to the following described tracts of land, to the Classification designated after each description:
1. Sec. 17, Tp. 20 S.R. 26 E.: That part of the SW¼ of NE¼ and that part of SE¼ of NW¼ lying East of Highway (App. 32 acres);
now classified and zoned as A (Agriculture and Rural Enterprises), be, and the same is hereby amended, changed and rezoned to Classification M-1 (Industrial District).
2. Sec. 7, Tp. 19 S.R. 26 E.: Commencing at the NW corner of Sec. 18, Tp. 19 S.R. 26 E., thence run East along the North section line 145.72 feet; thence run North 25 feet to the P.O.B., said P.O.B. being the point of beginning of a curve to the right having a radius of 25 feet. Run thence Northerly along the arc of said curve through a central angle of 88°45’45” for a distance of 38.73 feet to the end of said 25 foot radius curve, thence run North 150.53 feet; thence run West 171.56 feet more or less to intersect the West boundary of Sec. 7, Tp. 19 S.R. 26 E., Thence run South along and with said section line 175.00 feet; thence run east 145.32 feet to the P.O.B. (Said property also known as Lots 1 and 2 in Western Shores Sub., an unrecorded plat.) ALSO: Commencing at the NW corner of Sec. 18, Tp. 19 S.R. 26 E., thence run East along the North section line 895.20 feet, thence run North 25 feet to the P.O.B.; thence run North 175 feet, thence run West 671.22 feet, thence run South 149.50 feet to the beginning of a 25 foot radius curve to the left. Thence run Southerly along the arc of said curve through a central angle of 91°14’15” for a distance of 39.81 feet to the end of said 25 foot radius curve; thence run East 649.46 feet to the P.O.B. (Said property also known as Lots 3 through 12 of Western Shores Sub., an unrecorded plat.) (3.37 Acres);
now classified and zoned as R-1 (Rural Residential), be, and the same is hereby amended, changed and rezoned to Classification R-3 (Mobile Home Park Subdivision).
3. Sec. 36, Tp. 19 S.R. 27 E.: The South 569.37 feet of North 1195.92 feet of East 924 feet of NE¼ of SE¼ (12 Acres);
now classified and zoned as R-1 (Rural Residential), be, and the same is hereby amended, changed and rezoned to Classification A (Agriculture & Rural Enterprises).
4. Sec. 11, Tp. 20 S.R. 24 E.: Lots 1, 2 and 3 in Hubbard Subdivision, according to the Plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 15, Page 35, public records of Lake County, Florida (1.28 Acres);
now classified and zoned as R-1 (Rural Residential), be, and the same is hereby amended, changed and rezoned to Classification R-3 (Mobile Home Park Subdivision).
Conditional Use Permits 153-4, 154-2 and 155-3 were also approved.
It now being the time advertised to hold a public hearing to consider re-zoning
Application No. 58-69-4, the Chairman called for interested parties to be heard at this time.
The following persons appeared objecting to the re-zoning:
Mr. & Mrs. R. V. Welbourn
Irvin R. Mims
The following persons appeared in support of the re-zoning:
On motion of Commissioner VanAuken, seconded by Commissioner Hoskinson, and carried the recommendation of the Planning & Zoning Commission was upheld and the application was denied without prejudice.
It now being the time advertised to hold a public hearing to consider Conditional Use Permit 152-3 to allow travel trailer park and campground operation in an agricultural zone.
The applicant Bill Russell appeared in support of the request.
On motion of Commissioner Carson, seconded by Commissioner Hoskinson and carried, the recommendation of the Planning & Zoning Commission was upheld and the request was granted.
It now being the time advertised to hold a public hearing to consider an amendment to the Subdivision Regulations, and no one appearing to object to the amendment, on motion of Commissioner Carson, seconded by Commissioner Hoskinson, and carried, a resolution was adopted amending the Zoning Regulations by adding the following:
ARTICLE XII, Section 122, Fees
The following fees for the application and processing of a subdivision request shall be: $15.00 application fee to be paid upon submission of application for review, and $1.00 per lot to be paid upon submission of final plat for review.
Mr. Watkins filed copy of resolution adopted by the Board of Zoning Appeals concerning Case BZA 69-7.
On recommendation of the Planning Director and on motion of Commissioner Carson, seconded by Commissioner Hoskinson, and carried, the Attorney was instructed to proceed with legal action against zoning violator Robert A. Gregg.
Letter from J. G. Ray, Jr., resigning from the Planning and Zoning Commission was accepted with regret on motion of Commissioner Macdonell, seconded by Commissioner VanAuken, and carried.
licenses & permits
The following Use Permits were filed by the County Engineer:
No. 164 to Florida Telephone Corporation for the construction and maintenance of buried cable paralleling a portion of County Road 2-1629 located between SR 50 and SR 565A.
No. 165 to Florida Telephone Corporation for the construction and maintenance of buried cable along a portion of County Road 1-7009 located East of US 441.
To the City of Leesburg for the construction and maintenance of an electric power line aerial crossing along County Road 1-4521 between Leesburg and Tavares.
To Sumter Electric Cooperative Inc. for the construction and maintenance of a power line along County Road 5-5335 at the Treadway School.
Mr. Duncan referred to request from the County Prosecutor for additional compensation according to Chapter 36.22, Florida Statutes. Mr. Duncan said in his opinion if the Board is required to pay the additional compensation, the Prosecutor must file a report of all cases and entreasures to comply with Chapter 125.04 and 125.041. Still awaiting opinion from the Attorney General.
road maintenance – subdivisions
On motion of Commission Carson, seconded by Commissioner Hoskinson, and carried, the Clerk was authorized to advertise for objections to the special assessment roll on Lake Dora Circle in Thompson estates, under Chapter 63-1505.
On recommendation of the County Engineer and on motion of Commissioner Macdonell, seconded by Commissioner Carson, and carried, the following were accepted as the lowest and best bids:
Hodges Equipment Company - Three (3) International Dump Trucks
Net price $12,470.14
One (1) 1970 International Travelall
Creamons Chevrolet, Co., Inc. - Three (3) 1970 Chevrolet Pickup Trucks
Total Price $5,474.36
Two (2) 1970 Chevrolet Biscayne Sedans
Net Price $4,100.00
Maps & plats
Engineer Hays reported he has investigated the condition of the streets and street markers at Eagle Nest Mobile Estates and the provisions have not been complied with. The Clerk was directed to withhold recording the plat until the provisions are met.
Right of way easements – except roads
Emory Owens appeared relative to a drain from Lake Saunders under Old SR 500 and the railroad to Lake Dora. He informed the Board easements are on file to establish a drainage ditch. This was referred to the County Engineer.
Funds – transfers
On motion of Commissioner Carson, seconded by Commissioner Hoskinson, and carried, the Clerk was authorized to make the following transfers within the General revenue Fund:
$1,200.00 from Salary, law Librarian and $1,646.32 from Contingency to salary, Secretaries to Circuit Judges.
On motion of commissioner VanAuken, seconded by Commissioner Carson, and carried, statement from Paul Neeld, Bailiff, in the sum of $124.50 was approved for fingerprinting defendants in Circuit Court from September 3, 1968 to September 23, 1969.
On motion of Commissioner Carson, seconded by Commissioner VanAuken, and carried, the Clerk was instructed to pay the Commodity Warehouse Supervisor $25.00 per month for transporting commodities between the two warehouses.
Travel expenses for Doris Babb to attend Clerks and County Finance Officers’ meeting in Tampa, October 17, 1969, were approved on motion of Commissioner Carson, seconded by Commissioner Hoskinson and carried.
Travel expenses for W. T. Mills to attend Juvenile Judges Institute in Tampa October 15-18, 1969 were approved on motion of Commissioner Carson, seconded by Commissioner VanAuken and carried.
Request from Marian Valentine to attend National Assn. of Extension Home Economics Agents meeting in Philadelphia, Pa., October 16-23 was approved on motion of Commr. Carson, seconded by Commr. Macdonell and carried.
Request from Jackson A. Haddox and Royce Williams to attend Annual Horticultural Society meeting in Miami Beach, November 4-7, was approved on motion of Commr. Carson, seconded by Commr. Hoskinson and carried.
Expenses of J. W. Bryant, Veterans Service Officers, to Jacksonville on a veteran’s claim September 17, 1969, were approved on motion of Commr. Hoskinson, seconded by Commr. VanAuken and carried. Mr. VanAuken stated he has requested Mr. Bryant to notify the Clerk’s Office in the future when emergency travel is necessary.
On motion of Commr. Hoskinson, seconded by Commr. Carson and carried, travel expenses were approved for c. W. Sheffield, Ted Wicks and Pollution Control Board members to attend Annual Florida Water Pollution Control Assn. meeting in Miami Beach, November 2-6.
Travel expenses for Paul Milton and Thomas Roy Burns to attend Mosquito Control Training Conference in Vero Beach, October 27-30, were approved on motion of Commr. Carson, seconded by Commr. Hoskinson. Commr. Macdonell voted “no”, and Commr. VanAuken abstained. Chairman Windram voted “yes” and the motion carried.
On motion of Commr. Hoskinson, seconded by Commr. Carson and carried, the Board approved temporary help in the Veterans Service Office for November, December and January at $250.00 per month.
Request from the County Agent to purchase a file cabinet at a cost of $77.45 was approved on motion of Commr. VanAuken, seconded by Commr. Macdonell and carried.
On motion of Commr. Hoskinson, seconded by Commr. VanAuken, the cost of teletype connection with the Frost Warning Teletype Network for the months of November through March was approved.
Additional premium of $117.00 on the general liability policy was approved on motion of Commr. Hoskinson, seconded by Commr. VanAuken and carried, due to a portion of the courthouse coverage being left off the policy in error.
Request from County Judge W. A. Milton, Jr., for permission to Xerox copies of survey for Juvenile Delinquency Task Force was approved on motion of Commr. Hoskinson, seconded by Commr. Macdonell and carried.
Notice from Otis Elevator Company that monthly maintenance cost will be increased October 1, 1969 from $111.99 to $119.51 was approved on motion of Commr. Macdonell, seconded by Commr. Carson and carried.
Payment No. 7 to Harvey Spears General Contractor for work performed on the Tavares Health Department Building in the sum of $12,113.10 was approved on motion of Commr. Macdonell, seconded by Commr. Carson and carried.
On motion of Commr. Hoskinson, seconded by Commr. VanAuken and carried, payment was approved to the City of Eustis for services rendered at the Fairgrounds for August and September at $100.00 per month, in accordance with agreement.
On recommendation of the Attorney and on motion of Commr. Macdonell, seconded by Commr. Hoskinson and carried, bill from the Court Reporter in the amount of $53.00, testimony in a Coroner’s Inquest was approved.
On motion of Commr. Carson, seconded by Commr. Macdonell and carried, the following vouchers were approved for payment:
General Revenue Fund Nos. 2508 - 2778
Mosquito Control Fund – State I 61 - 66
Mosquito Control Fund – State II 63 - 78
Motor Vehicle Inspection Fund 268 - 293
Fine and Forfeiture Fund 252 - 284
Road and Bridge Fund 900 - 988
Capital Outlay Reserve – Health Clinic 12
Bond Interest & Sinking Fund – County Buildings 4
South Lake Memorial Hospital District 9 - 10
South Lake Memorial Hospital – Ambulance Fund 9
Northeast Lake County Hospital District 9
Northeast Lake County Hospital – Ambulance Fund 18
Northwest Lake County Hospital District 8
Northwest Lake County Hospital – Ambulance Fund 18
Cancellation of warrants
Cancellation was approved for general revenue Fund warrant #2719 payable to Graybar Electric Co. Inc. in the sum of $27.65, because of duplicate payment.
New travel policy adopted by the Agriculture and Home Economics Department that future travel will be based on actual mileage was approved on motion of Commr. Macdonell, seconded by Commr. Hoskinson and carried.
Report from the Florida Board of Forestry showing receipts and expenditures for the 1968-69 fiscal year for the operation of the Lake-Seminole CFM Project was filed; also, report of the Cooperative Fire Control Agreement was filed.
Resolutions from the Tavares Recreation Association and Soroptimist Club of Leesburg urging the preservation of the Dora Canal were filed.
Letter from Wm. W. Cutlip opposing the use of tax monies to preserve Dora Canal was read and filed.
Memorandum from Representative Talbot D’Alemberte regarding the new law waiving the county’s immunity from tort action and requesting comments relative to additional expense or difficulties created by the implementation of the law was filed.
Memorandum from the Florida Association of County Health Officers relative to the State-County cost sharing public health programs was filed, and copy distributed to each Board member.
Letters from the State Board of Health regarding the following were filed:
Golden Groves Campers Resort
Done Roaming Mobile Home Park
Corley Island Mobile Manor
City of Leesburg (2)
Mileage reports from the Juvenile Counselors for the month of September were approved on motion of Commr. Carson, seconded by Commr. VanAuken and carried.
Report prepared by Darwin Knochenmus, Geologist, on the condition of Lake Dicie was filed.
Cigarette Tax Collections and Distributions for July and August were filed.
Monthly reports from the Surplus Commodity Warehouse Supervisor and the Veterans Service Officers were filed.
There being no further business to bring before the Board, the meeting adjourned at 4:45 o’clock P.M.