SEPTEMBER 12, 1980

The Lake County Board of County Commissioners met in Special Session on Friday, September 12, 1980, at 9:00 A.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: James C. Watkins, Clerk: Sanford Minkoff, County Attorney's Office; Don Smalt, Executive Assistant to the Clerk; Harold Koppel, Finance Director: and Pat Willman, Deputy Clerk.

Discussion occurred regarding the proposed budget requests for 1980-81, with the following tentative results.


Commr. Burhans made a motion, which was seconded by Commr. Middleton, to cut the Sheriff's Budget to last year's amended budget plus ten (10) percent. The Board discussed the following changes to the budget:

10% increase to deputies salaries

4 new people at $28,000.00

1 new person at $lO,OOO.OO

reduce contingency $5,000.00

increase fuel $45,000.00

After considerable discussion, Commr. Burhans withdrew his motion and Commr. Middleton withdrew his second.


Road & Bridge Approved - reducing Gas, Oil

& Lubricants to $150,000.00;

delete line item "Land" (35,000.

Road & Bridge (5th & 6th Cent Gas Tax) Approved

Landfill Approved at $243,740.00

Mosquito Control Approved - reducing Gas, Oil

& Lubricants to $15,000.00;

Tentatively approved budget at


Aquatic Weed Approved

Northeast Hospital Ambulance District Review at later date

Northwest Ambulance District Review at later date

South Lake Hospital Approved



1) 126-Block Grant-B-79 Approved

2) 126-Block Grant-B-80 Approved

3) 131-Boating Improvement Approved

Health Department Approved 10 percent increase to last year's millage dollars

North Central Regiona Planning Approved at $2,500.00 Council

Section 8 Approved

Lake County Association For Retarded Withdrew request Citizens, Inc.

Discussion continued regarding the anticipated revenues and expenditures for 1980-81. Commr. Windram stated the anticipated revenue for 1979-80 had been 5.593 million, and the revenue received had been 6.177 million. He further stated the anticipated revenue for 1980-81 to be 5.524 million.


The Chairman announced the Board would meet for another Budget Workshop on Monday, September 15, 1980, at 9:00 A.M.

There being no further business to be brought to the attention of the Board, the meeting adjourned at 12:lO P.M. C. A. "Lex" Deems, Chairman

James C. Watkins, Clerk