A SPECIAL MEETING OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
JULY 10, 1980
The Lake County Board of County Commissioners convened in Special Session on Thursday, July 10, 1980, at 1:30 P.M. in the Board of County Commissioners' Meeting Room, Courthouse, Tavares, Florida. Commissioners present were: C. A. "Lex" Deems, Chairman; Thomas J. Windram; Glenn Y. Middleton; James R. Carson, Jr.; and Glenn C. Burhans. Others present were: Christopher C. Ford, County Attorney; Sanford M. Minkoff, County Attorney's Office; Donald W. Smalt, Executive Assistant to the Clerk; Harold Koppel, Finance Director; SherryPuckett, Fiscal Assistant; and Mary Grover.
Discussion occurred regarding Senate Bill 18-E. Sanford Minkoff, County Attorney's Office, informed the Board they would probably have to temporarily readopt last year's budget on October 1, 1980 until the Board receives the Property Appraiser's Certified Millage, which should be around November.
The Board instructed Chris Ford, County Attorney, to check with the municipalities and other taxing entities regarding the sending of interim tax bills.
The following budget requests were discussed.
Northeast Lake County Hospital Ambulance District Service
Discussion occurred regarding Waterman Memorial Hospital's request to increase the millage from .25 mils to .50 mils for the ambulance service.
Mr. Chris Ford, County Attorney, stated he had spoken with Mr. Zeb Osborne regarding the Ambulance Budget.
Northeast Lake County Hospital District
Discussion occurred regarding Waterman Memorial Hospital's request that the millage of 1.000 be levied for the fiscal year 1980-81 for the Northeast Hospital District.
The Board instructed Commr. Windram to meet with Waterman to discuss both of their budget requests.
Emergency Medical Services
Discussion occurred regarding the Emergency Medical Services Budget request. Commr. Carson stated Mr. Jordan asked that his request be withdrawn, but no written request for withdrawal has been received at this time.
On a motion by Commr. Burhans, seconded by Commr. Carson and carried unanimously, the Board approved not to consider the Emergency Medical Services Budget request for the fiscal year 1980-81.
Lake County Chamber of Commerce
Discussion occurred regarding the budget request submitted by the Lake County Chamber of Commerce.
On a motion by Commr. Carson, seconded by Commr. Burhans and carried unanimously, the Board tabled the budget request from the Lake County Chamber of Commerce.
There being no further business to be brought to the attention of the Board, the meeting adjourned at 2:lO P.M.
C. A. "Lex" Deems, Chairman
James C. Watkins, Clerk