JULY 14, 1978

            The Lake County Board of County Commissioners convened in Special Budget Meeting on Tuesday, July 14, 1978, at 9:18 a.m. in the Board of County Commissioners’ Conference Room, Courthouse, Tavares, Florida.  Present were:  James R. Carson, Jr., Chairman; Commissioners Thomas J. Windram; C.A. “Lex” Deems; J.M. Hoskinson; and Glenn C. Burhans.  Others present were:  James C. Watkins, Clerk; Evan Porter, Personnel Director; Donald Smalt, Deputy in Charge of Finance; and Sherry Puckett, Deputy Clerk.

            Discussion was held regarding salary figures.

            Commr. Carson adjourned for lunch at 11:50 a.m..  The Board reconvened at 1:05 p.m.

            The following Department salary totals were approved:

            DEPARTMENT                      COUNTY FUNDING                         CETA

            Administrative Buildings                    $110,568                                     $7,500

            Agriculture                                            74,985                                     28,000

            Animal Control                                     17,760                                     12,272

            County Service Officer                         26,600                                     -----

            Disaster Preparedness                          18,238                                     -----

            Nursing Home                                    194,414                                     20,236

            Personnel                                             36,635                                       6,300

            Pollution Control                                   72,420                                     -----

            Purchasing                                            31,400                                       6,136

            Soil Conservation                                 18,590                                     -----

            Supervisor of Elections                         54,473                                     -----

            County Planning                                  129,440                                     -----

            Building                                                82,935                                     -----

            Zoning                                                  38,220                                     -----

            Welfare Service                                    16,200                                     -----

            Road & Bridge                                   862,345                                     -----

            CETA Administration                           -----                                        161,100

            On a motion by Commr. Windram, seconded by Commr. Hoskinson and carried unanimously, the Finance Department was instructed to accumulate totals from all Budget Sessions regarding expenses and income and bring these figures before the Board at a later date for approval.

            There being no further business, the Board adjourned at 3:30 p.m.



James R. Carson, Jr., Chairman



James C. Watkins, Clerk