A REGULAR MEETING OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
JUNE 21, 1983
The Lake County Board of County Commissioners met in regular session on Tuesday, June 21, 1983, in the Board of County
Commissioners' Meeting Room, Lake County Courthouse, Tavares, Florida. Commissioners present at the meeting were: Thomas J. Windram, Chairman, (arriving at 9:15 a.m.); James R. Carson, Jr.; Claude Smoak; and C. A. "Lex" Deems. It was noted that Commr. Glenn C. Burhans was not present due to illness. Others present were: James C. Watkins, Clerk; Christopher C. Ford, County Attorney; Toni Austin, Secretary; and Cathy B. Roy, Secretary.
The invocation was given by Mr. Watkins and the Pledge of Allegiance was led by Commr. Carson.
ACCOUNTS ALLOWED/WATER AUTHORITY/MOSQUITO CONTROL
Mr. Will Davis, Director of Water Authority, was present to discuss the hydrilla problem in Lake Harris. Mr. Davis stated should the funding not be received from the Department of Natural Resources by the next Water Authority meeting, he would recommend to the Water Authority Board to use their funds to treat the problem.
Mr. Davis stated the approximate cost for treating the problem would be $25,000.
On a motion by Commr. Smoak, seconded by Commr. Carson and carried unanimously, the Board authorized the Mosquito Control Department to immediately treat the surveyed area of Lake Harris with the appropriate chemical to be funded from the Mosquito Control contingency fund, and reimbursement be sought from the Department of Natural Resources or the Lake County Water Authority as recommended by Will Davis.
On a motion by Commr. Smoak, seconded by Commr. Carson and carried unanimously, the Board approved the minutes of June 14, 1983, as corrected.
On a motion by Commr. Smoak, seconded by Commr. Carson and carried unanimously, the Board approved the Budget Workshop minutes of June 16, 1983, as submitted.
On a motion by Commr. Smoak, seconded by Commr. Carson and carried unanimously, the Board approved the following budget transfers:
Please transfer $800.00 from account 001-511-1-00-01-010-520 operating supplies to account 001-511-1-00-01-010-411 Postage. Reason: Overexpended.
Please transfer $4.000.00 from account 001-519-1-00-01-020- 312 Legal Services to account 001-514-1-00-04-000-312 Legal Services. Reason: Overexpended
Please transfer $60.00 from account 001-513-1-00-15-010-520 to account 001-513-1-00-15-010-640 Machinery & Equipment. Reason: Overexpended.
Please transfer $400.00 from account 001-519-1-00-16-000-463 Building/Grounds Maintenance to account 001-519-1-00-16-000-529 Miscellaneous Supplies or Materials. Reason: Overexpended.
Please transfer $900.00 from account 001-513-1-00-02-310-240 Workman's Compensation to account 001-519-1-00-16-000-250 Unemployment Compensation.
Please transfer $800.00 from account 001-513-1-00-14-000-430
Utility Service to account 001-513-1-00-14-000-510 Office Supplies ($500.00) to account 001-513-1-00-14-000-462 Equipment Maintenance ($300.00). Reason: Overexpended.
Please transfer $2,000.00 from account 001-524-1-00-18-030- 21 Fuel and Lubricants to account 001-524-1-00-18-030-510 Office Supplies. Reason: Overexpended.
Please transfer $800.00 from account 001-599-1-00-99-000-999 Contingency Reserve to account 001-562-1-00-30-000-821 Tubercular Care. Reason: Overexpended.
Please transfer $l,OOO.OO from account 127-554-1-00-30-410- 510 Office Supplies to account 127-554-1-00-30-410-312 Legal Services Reason: Overexpended.
Please transfer $4,750.00 from account 111-527-1-00-30-050-3 19 Other Professional Services to account 111-527-1-00-30-050-345 ($1,000) Storage to account 111-527-1-00-30-050-346 ($3,750) Contracted Service -Morgue. Reason: Overexpended.
Please transfer $1,900.00 from account 001-562-1-00-33-000- 314 Professional Services to account Ool-562-l-00-33-000-463 Building/ Grounds Maintenance. Reason: Overexpended.
Please transfer the following amounts due to the third modifications of the current CETA Contract. The total contract is unchanged for the 1982-83 fiscal year.
Account Account Amended Inc Dec
Number Description Budget
Salaries Staff $ 37,130 2,070
144-551-1-00-24-100-217 S. S. Staff 2,362 265
Staff 3,856 428
144-551-1-00-24-100-237 Health Service
Staff 2,386 47
144-551-1-00-24-100-247 Worker's Comp.
Staff 1,694 752
144-551-1-00-24-100-319 Other Professional
Serv 331 3,269
144-551-1-00-24-100-361 Child Care
144-551-1-00-24-100-407 Travel Staff 1,500
144-551-1-00-24-100-453 Accident Ins.
144-551-1-00-24-100-5 25 Training
Aides/Supplies 600 300
Participant 30,000 28,500
144-551-1-00-24-110-127 Regular Salaries
Staff 19,820 3,125
144-551-1-00-24-110-135 Basic Allowance
Part 41,100 3,694
144-551-1-00-24-110-217 S.S. Staff 1,290 248
Staff 2,104 403
144-551-1-00-24-110-237 Health Ins.
Staff 1,294 29
144-551-1-00-24-110-247 Worker's Comp.
Staff 864 567
144-551-1-00-24-110-319 Other Professional
Serv. 87 1,013
144-551-1-00-24-110-407 Travel - Staff 1,000 400
144-551-1-00-24-110-453 Accident Ins.
144-551-1-00-24-110-525 Teaching Aides
/Supplies 600 300
144-551-1-00-24-200-125 Regular Salaries
Part. 76,813 14,084
144-551-1-00-24-200-127 Regular Salaries
Staff 12,014 1,952
144-551-1-00-24-200-217 S . S. Staff 742 194
Staff 1,212 315
144-551-l-00-24-200-237 Health Ins.
Staff 708 117
144-551-l-00-24-200-245 Worker's Comp.
Part 120 6
144-551-l-00-24-200-247 Worker's Camp.
Staff 531 341
144-551-1-00-24-200-319 Other Professional
Serv 143 1,657
144-551-l-00-24-200-437 Travel Staff 900
144-551-l-00-24-200-525 Training Aides/
Participants 500 200
144-551-1-00-24-500-127 Regular Salaries
Staff 16,540 141
144-551-1-00-24-500-130 Other Personal
Services 42,998 7,002
144-551-1-00-24-500-217 s. s. - Staff 1.079 38
Staff 1,758 65
144-551-l-00-24-500-237 Health Ins.
Staff 1,037 108
144-551-l-00-24-500-247 Worker's Comp.
Staff 760 281
144-551-1-00-24-500-319 Other Professional
Serv. 71 829
144-551-1-00-24-500-407 Travel Staff 2,200 1,000
144-551-l-00-24-500-525 Teaching Aides
Salaries-Part. 275,180 11,574
Salaries-Staff 27,324 7,120
144-551-1-00-24-600-217 s. s. Staff 1,740 387
Staff 2,840 633
144-551-l-00-24-600-237 Health Ins.
Staff 1,640 496
144-551-l-00-24-600-245 Worker's Comp.
Part. 3,953 1,699
144-551-l-00-24-600-247 Worker's Comp.
Staff 1,636 374
144-551-1-00-24-600-319 Other Professional
Serv. 281 1,419
144-551-1-00-24-600-407 Travel Staff 1,600 320
144-551-1-00-24-700-125 Regular Salaries
Part. 14,663 930
144-551-1-00-24-700-127 Regular Salarie
Staff 7,170 7,816
144-551-1-00-24-700-217 s. s. Staff 479 525
Staff 782 856
144-551-l-00-24-700-237 Health Ins.
Staff 361 568
144-551-l-00-24-700-245 Worker's Camp.
Part. 275 22
144-551-l-00-24-700-247 Worker's Camp.
Staff 209 726
144-551-1-00-24-700-319 Other Professional
Serv. -0- 900
144-551-1-00-24-700-407 Travel Staff 571 529
Service 47,409 10,000
1,075,OOO 63,685 63,685
Estimated Revenue and Expenditures
For the fiscal year ending September 30, 1983, in accordance with Section 129.06 (2)(D) Florida Statutes.
Less 5% (16,137)
146-551-1-00-24-000-125 Regular Salaries
146-551-1-00-24-000-127 Regular Salaries -Staff 22,774.OO
146-551-1-00-24-000-217 s. s. -Staff 352.00
146-551-1-00-24-000-227 Retirement - Staff 574.00
146-551-1-00-24-000-237 Health Insurance -Staff 270.00
146-551-1-00-24-000-245 Workers Comp. -
146-551-1-00-24-000-247 Workers Comp. -Staff 1,421.OO
146-551-1-00-24-000-319 Other Professional
146-551-1-00-24-000-407 Travel - Staff 3,000.00
On a motion by Commr. Smoak, seconded by Commr. Carson and carried unanimously, the Board approved a resolution authorizing the wire transfer of State Revenue Sharing payments to the Flagship Bank of Lake County.
Discussion occurred regarding the sale of Flagship Bank, and whether or not the contract addressed this type of situation. The Board directed the County Attorney to research and report back to the Board on the status of the contract.
LICENSES AND PERMITS
On a motion by Commr. Smoak, seconded by Commr. Carson and carried unanimously, the Board approved the following gun permits:
Mary L. Gilliam James F. Little
Timothy A. LaBar Lynn C. Bankowitz
David C. Jones Frederick C. McCaskill
George W. Moore, Jr. Charles W. Voss
Jerry T. Lockett Harold T. Jenkinson
Clarence E. Holmes Clayton R. Haff
Discussion occurred regarding the issuance of the gun permit for Frederick C. McCaskill.
On a motion by Commr. Carson, seconded by Commr. Smoak and carried unanimously, the Board approved the following contractor bonds:
# 153-83 James Mitchell, Plumbing
# 624-83 Ronald R. Krueger, Aluminum Installation or Repair
#1678-83 Cecil C. Garrett, Jr. d/b/a Deep South Aluminum
Company, Residential Contractor
#3002-82 Grady Stone d/b/a Sumter County Plumbing, General Contractor
On a motion by Commr. Carson, seconded by Commr. Smoak and carried unanimously, the Board approved the resignation of Donald Johnson, Fire Commissioner for the Northwest Lake County Fire District.
On a motion by Commr. Carson, seconded by Commr. Smoak and carried unanimously, the Board approved the appointment of George A. Ragusin for the Northwest Lake County Fire District as submitted by Chief Terry Vinup.
On a motion by Commr. Carson, seconded by Commr. Smoak and carried unanimously, the Board approved to pay Warrants #33303 through Warrants #33603 for the following accounts:
General Revenue Fine L Forfeiture
County Transportation Trust Revenue Sharing
Mosquito Control Aquatic Weed
Fish Conservation Northeast Hospital
Northeast Ambulance Northwest Ambulance
Section 8 Law Enforcement Trust Fund
CFTA COR Building
Nursing Home Landfill
Special Assessment County Wide Library
Included in the motion was payment of the following indigents for the month of June:
Mark J. Hill for Debbie Strawser........$50.00 for June
LANDFILLS/SUITS AFFECTING THE COUNTY
Mr. Chris Ford, County Attorney, addressed the Board regarding the lawsuit filed against Lake County by William LeSage. He requested the authority to prepare the necessary answer and motions.
A motion was made by Commr. Carson and seconded by Commr. Deems authorizing the County Attorney to answer the suit and take proper action on behalf of the Board.
Discussion occurred regarding whether the Board had considered condemnation proceedings. Commr. Smoak suggested the Board get an appraisal and evaluation of the loss of production from the trees which were affected and voluntarily agree to restore the grove.
Mr. Ford stated the grove owners felt there was additional damage being done to the grove. He stated that should the county pay for damages now, there might be a possibility of being requested to pay for future damages.
Commr. Smoak suggested a monitoring system on the venting system for the Landfill.
Discussion occurred regarding appraising the property on a comparative sales versus an income approach.
Commr. Carson withdrew his motion and Commr. Deems withdrew his second. The Board postponed any further discussion until Mike Willett, Director of Development and Public Works, would be present.
Ralph G. Wilde, City Councilman, Mt. Dora, addressed the Board for presentation of the City of Mount Dora proposed water reclamation program.
Tony Seqreto, City of Mt. Dora, addressed the Board to explain the proposal of the City of Mt. Dora to upgrade the wastewater treatment in order to allow the treated wastewater to be applied directly to different sites within the City of Mt. Dora for landscape irrigation purposes. Mr. Seqreto explained that this would require a totally new wastewater treatment plant to bring the water quality to the acceptable level and stated the treated wastewater would be applied at no cost to the recipients for at least the first three years. A brochure explaining the "Green Solution" program and a list of the proposed sites to use the treated wastewater was supplied to each of the Board members.
Mr. Seqreto introduced Mr. Alex Hall, Professional Engineerinq Consultants to the City of Mt. Dora. Mr. Hall narrated a slide presentation outlining the objectives of the program, cost advantages of the program and showing a similar program being used in the City of St. Petersburg.
Discussion occurred regarding the additional site the County approved on a temporary basis for holding ponds and Mr. Segreto stated that the City planned to come before the Board requesting they be allowed to continue utilization of these sites; however, the ponds would be lined and used for storage only. Mr. Segreto stated that meetings had been held with representatives from Sylvan Shores and Village Grove, who were receptive to the plans. Mr. Hall stated that a buffer would be established on this site also.
Mr. Segreto stated that the City was presently within the time frame proposed and that funding for the project was promising.
On a motion by Commr. Smoak, seconded by Commr. Deems and carried unanimously, the Board expressed support of the concept of the "Green Solution" program of the City of Mt. Dora and requested that the regulatory and funding agencies be made aware of the Board's support.
CETA/CONTRACTS, LEASES AND AGREEMENTS
Jim Flowers, CETA Director, addressed the Board requesting approval of the contract between Lake County Private Industry Council and the Lake County Economic Development Council, Inc. in the amount not to exceed $9,558.00
On a motion by Commr. Carson, seconded by Commr. Deems, and carried unanimously, the Board approved the above contract and execution of same.
Jim Flowers, CETA Director, presented to the Board an informational memorandum regarding past audits and their status.
Jim Flowers, CETA Director, informed the Board that the Summer Youth Program was now in progress, and that they were hoping for 260 to 280 participants. Mr. Flowers stated that in District 3, applicants between the ages of 16 and 21 were needed, and in District 1 both job sites and applicants were needed.
COMMUNICATIONS/CONTRACTS, LEASES AND AGREEMENTS
Bob Samuels, CPA representing Florida Cablevision Network, and Gary English, owner of English Enterprises, appeared before the Board requesting a cablevision franchise offering services in the Astor area.
On a motion by Commr. Smoak, seconded by Commr. Carson and carried unanimously, the Board directed the County Attorney to prepare a non-exclusive franchise agreement subject to the agreement between the principals and eliminating the section of the agreement pertaining to municipalities.
Mr. Bill Mayer, Law Office of Holland & Knight, addressed the Board regarding the Inducement Resolution to include further revisions in the memorandum agreement to provide that Hesco Sales Company agrees to reimburse Lake County for fees and expenses incurred in connection with the issuance of the bonds.
Mr. Mayer further stated that Hesco Sales Co. proposed to buy the land and the existing buildings and some equipment from Pak-All, Inc.; however, they do not have any intent of acquiring Pak-All, Inc. nor Pak-All, Inc. 's indebtedness or liabilities.
Mr. Stan Marable, McLin, Burnsed, & Marable, Leesburg, appeared as local counsel for Hesco Sales Co. He stated that it was his understanding the land and the buildings were in the name of Mr. Givens individually. He also stated that there was some various equipment which Hesco Sales Co. intends to take over the balance due.
Mr. Mayer informed the Board that he spoke with Mr. DeVito about the letter of commitment from a financial institution. He stated Mr. DeVito had spoken with Continental Bank of Miami and had hoped to arrive with a letter of preliminary intent today. Mr. Mayer further requested the Board to pass the Inducement Resolution with the understanding that the letter would be presented to the Board prior to the issuance of the bonds.
Mr. Steven Richey, Attorney representing Metro Steel & Pipe Supply, Inc., appeared before the Board to express his concern of the Board issuing the Inducement Resolution before receiving a letter of commitment.
Chris Ford, County Attorney, stated the portion of the resolution requiring a commitment letter prior to issuance of the bonds was sufficient to protect the County; however, Commr. Deems expressed concern that the commitment letter could be more easily obtained due to an Inducement Resolution being approved rather than on the merits of the company.
On a motion by Commr. Smoak, seconded by Commr. Deems and carried unanimously, the Board postponed action until such time as the petitioners produced and delivered to, in sufficient time for the Board to review, a letter of commitment from a bona fide financial institution.
CONTRACTS, LEASES AND AGREEMENTS/LIBRARIES/MUNICIPALITIES
Mary McMahon, Library Coordinator, appeared before the Board and stated the County Library Board has been approached by two local libraries in Lake County, Fruitland Park and Astor, regarding entering the library system. She presented Interlocal Agreements for the Board's consideration.
On a motion by Commr. Smoak, seconded by Commr. Deems, and carried unanimously, the Board approved the execution of the Interlocal Agreements with Astor Community Assoc. and the City of Fruitland Park with the stipulation that the agreements would not be binding should the County elect not to fund the countywide library system in 1983-84.
LAWS AND LEGISLATION/MUNICIPALITIES
Discussion occurred regarding implementation of an additional two or four cent gasoline tax. Mr. Ford reported that the Board should take formal action in the month of June in order that an ordinance could be passed and agreements worked out with the municipalities on a distribution system should the Board elect to implement an additional gas tax. No action was taken in this matter.
RECESS & REASSEMBLY
At 11:25 a.m. the Chairman announced that the Board would recess for lunch with each Commissioner lunching individually.
The Board reconvened at 2:00 p.m. for the Public Works Agenda.
PUBLIC WORKS AGENDA
ROAD CLOSINGS - Lots in Plat of Higley - Petition #320
Mr. Frank Wagner was present to answer any questions the Board might have.
It was noted that the proper proof of publication was on hand as it appeared in the May 25 and 31, 1983, editions of the Sentinel Star, Lake Little Sentinel.
On a motion by Commr. Smoak, seconded by Commr. Carson, and carried unanimously, the Board approved the vacation of Lots 1 through 8, Block 8; and Lots 4 and 5, Block 7, also the unnamed street north of Lots 1 through 4, Block 8, and Lot 4, Block 7; the street east of Lots 4 and 5, Block 8; the street lying between Lots 1 through 8, Block 8, and Lots 4 and 5, Block 7; also the streets running north and south between Lots 2, 3, 6, 7, Block 8; and Lots 1 and 8, Block 8; and Lots 4 and 5, Block 7, for Frank Wagner, as per Petition No. 320.
ROAD CLOSINGS - Permission to Advertise - Petition #321
Steve Richey, Attorney, was present to discuss this request with the Board.
On a motion by Commr. Carson, seconded by Commr. Deems, and carried unanimously, the Board granted permission to advertise a Portion of Joseph Street contiguous and south of Lot 1, Block 15, according to the Plat of Conant in Section 8, Township 18 South, Range 24 East, Lake County, Florida, for Albert and Betty Laman, by Steve Richey, as per Petition No. 321.
ROAD CLOSINGS - Permission to Advertise - Petition #323
Steve Richey, Attorney, was present to discuss this request with the Board.
On a motion by Commr. Smoak, seconded by Commr. Carson, and carried unanimously, the Board granted permission to advertise those portions of Washington Street according to the Plat of Silver Lake Estates, Plat Book 10, pages 66-69, that overlap the East line of Lot 22 in Country Club View Subdivision, 3rd Addition, Plat Book 24, page 33, (Also overlaps Lots 19, 20, 21, 23, 24, 27, and 42.), for Cynthia Clark, by Steve Richey, as per Petition No. 323.
ROAD CLOSINGS - Permission to Advertise - Petition #324
Linda Beal, Clermont Realty, was present requesting the advertisement.
The Board postponed action until such time as a survey of the property could be reviewed by Sandy Minkoff, County Attorney's Office and Michael Willett, Director of Development and Public Works, to determine whether or not the property is an easement or a dedicated right-of-way.
ROAD CLOSINGS - Permission to Advertise - Petition #325
On a motion by Commr. Smoak, seconded by Commr. Carson, and carried unanimously, the Board granted permission to advertise the south 510 feet of an unnamed road which lies between Lots 21 and 22, Block 20, Silver Lake Estates, Plat Book 10, page 66, Public Records of Lake County, Florida for Herlong and Martin, by William Cauthen, as per Petition No. 325.
SUBDIVISIONS/RESOLUTIONS/ROADS, COUNTY AND STATE
On a motion by Commr. Smoak, seconded by Commr. Carson, and carried unanimously, the Board approved to release the Irrevocable Letter of Credit on Lake Forest Subdivision, accept the Maintenance Bond in the amount of $11,293 and accept the following roads into the County maintenance system: Laurawood Lane #4-4161A and Laurawood Circle #4-4161B.
The Board discussed the request by the City of Eustis for approval on rezoning property owned by the City of Eustis from Agriculture to the City of Eustis' zoning classification of R-l (20,000 square feet residental lots with 2,100 square foot homes). Ben Benedum, County Engineer, recommended that acceleration and deceleration lanes be built as soon as possible should this request be approved.
On a motion by Commr. Deems, seconded by Commr. Carson, and carried unanimously, the Board postponed action until such time as Michael Willett and the City of Eustis could meet regarding an agreement for the traffic needs prior to the Board's action.
The Board discussed the request from the City of Mascotte to utilize the old maintenance barn on Highway 50 as a Fire Station.
The Board postponed action until Mike Willett could meet with the City of Mascotte regarding alterations to the facilities at the expense of the City.
On a motion by Commr. Carson, seconded by Commr. Smoak, and carried unanimously, the Board approved the request from the City of Eustis for an easement for the installation of a 4-inch force main and lo-inch water main across County property at the Fair- rounds. Mike Willett stated that included in the agreement was a stipulation that the County would receive a fire hydrant for the Expo Center.
Commr. Smoak addressed the Board regarding the limitations of the current Expo Center and questioned whether or not the Board had any objections to him meeting with the City of Eustis regarding their interest in purchasing the Expo Center.
Discussion occurred regarding the various organizations that had an interest in the Expo Center and the need to work closely with these organizations.
Commr. Smoak suggested that one possibility of financing a new facility would be to place a referendum on the ballot for a resort tax. He stated he did not expect the Board to take any action at this time; however, he recommended the Board study relocating the Expo Center.
Sandy Minkoff, Attorney for the Northwest Hospital District, informed the Board that the Northwest Hospital District Board had taken action to fund indigent births from their district which are delivered at hospitals not located in the Northwest Hospital District. Mr. Minkoff stated the amount of funding set aside was $100,000 and that 100% of the hospital bill for eligible indigent births would be paid. The Board directed Mr. Minkoff to express their appreciation to the Northwest Hospital District Board for their decision.
ACCOUNTS ALLOWED/PUBLIC WORKS/ROADS-COUNTY AND STATE
On a motion of Commr. Smoak, seconded by Commr. Carson, and carried unanimously, the Board approved the request from the Department of Transportation for the County to pay one half the annual maintenance cost (County's portion being $490) for a Grade Crossing Protective Device at Golden Isle Drive #4-4363.
ACCOUNTS ALLOWED/ROAD PROJECTS
On a motion by Commr. Deems, seconded by Commr. Carson, and carried unanimously, the Board approved final payment to Leecon, Inc., on Project No. 10-83, #5-8572 Boy's Ranch Road, #5-8272 Altoona Road, and #5-8273 Design Build Construction in the amount of $29,304.04. (Revenue Sharing)
On a motion by Commr. Deems, seconded by Commr. Carson, and carried unanimously, the Board approved partial payment to Trac Road builders, Inc., on Project No. 13-83, C-48 Widening and Resurfacing, in the amount of $86,019.48. (Secondary Funding)
DEEDS/ROADS-COUNTY AND STATE
On a motion by Commr. Carson, seconded by Commr. Deems, and carried unanimously, the Board approved to release the following road reservations from the Department of Transportation from the following deed numbers:
# 238, All but 33 feet from the centerline of C-19A (North of Eustis).
#1005, All but 25 feet from the centerline of Skyline Drive (Cassia Area).
#1463, All but 30 feet from the centerline of Laurel Avenue (Howey Area).
On a motion by Commr. Carson, seconded by Commr. Deems, and carried unanimously, the Board accepted a Right-of-Way Deed on O'Brien Road #3-2427 from Russell and Dorothy Long.
On a motion by Commr. Deems, seconded by Commr. Smoak, and carried unanimously, the Board approved a one-time maintenance for Mary Moore on Hillside Drive in the amount of $150.
On a motion by Commr. Smoak, seconded by Commr. Deems, and carried unanimously, the Board postponed action on the request from EPA for the County to pick up the bill to house two families who live near the Tower Chemical Plant.
On a motion by Commr. Deems, seconded by Commr. Carson, and carried unanimously, the Board approved the request from William H. Jarrett - Lady Lake Area - District #l to live in a mobile home on the same piece of property on which his conventional dwelling is being built, subject to the proper bond being posted and with the stipulation that the mobile home will be removed upon completion of the conventional dwelling or upon the request of the Board of County Commissioners.
On a motion by Commr. Smoak, seconded by Commr. Carson, and carried unanimously, the Board appointed members of the Building Committee, Ted Wicks, Pollution Control Director, and Mike Willett, Director of Development and Public Works, to the Consultant Selection Committee for Landfill permits.
COUNTY POLICY/PUBLIC WORKS/ROADS-COUNTY AND STATE
Discussion occurred regarding the recommended changes of the County Road Policies as submitted by Mike Willett, Director of Development and Public Works.
On a motion by Commr. Smoak, seconded by Commr. Deems, and
carried unanimously, the Board approved the following revisions to the County Road Policies, which were adopted by the Board on July 20, 1982, with the exception of the Special Assessments:
(Additions or changes are underlined)
1. Page 6
B. PAVED ROADS
1. New Subdivision Roads - Acceptance of paved roads in new subdivisions shall be subject to the Lake County Subdivision Regulations, and must connect to a paved maintained road.
2. Page 7
A. Add the following:
The County Clay Road Standards, Exhibit "B" attached, shall be considered minimum standards, final specifications will be determined by the Public Works Department. All unpaved roads being brought into the maintenance as paved roads, shall have twenty (20) feet of paved surface on collector roads and eighteen (18) feet of paved surface on local roads.
3. Page 8
B. Unpaved Collector Roads -2.
The County will pay fifty percent (50%) of the total cost of bringing an unpaved collector up to County paved road standards. The remaining fifty percent (50%) would be obtained from the bond issue or from private sources, and repaid by the property owners.
C. Unpaved Local Roads
4. Page 12
B. UNACCEPTED ROADS
4. Metes and Bounds Subdivisions - delete this section in its entirety.
Add a new section as follows:
4. Road Identification Signs. The County may furnish signs, for installation by the property owners, at one-half (l/2) of the County cost to make the signs. Signs for unaccepted roads, furnished by the County shall be white with black letters. The money for the signs shall be received by the Public Works Department prior to the signs being made.
5. Page 9
6. Page 14
A. 100% County Funded:
3. Local Roads serving predominately as feeders. delete this section in its entirety.
B. Otherfunding, with or without County:
1. Participation projects.
With abutting owners - on local roads the County will only fund 33% of the cost of improvements.
Discussion occurred whether or not the County could be held liable should the signs not correspond with maps used by emergency vehicles, and the County Attorney stated he would research this matter and report back to the Board.
ACCOUNTS ALLOWED/BIDS/PUBLIC WORKS
On a motion by Commr. Smoak, seconded by Commr. Carson, and carried unanimously, the Board awarded the low bid for a flat bed truck to Roger Whitley Chevrolet in the amount of $8,925.
On a motion by Commr. Smoak, seconded by Commr. Carson, and carried unanimously, the Board awarded the low bid for a diesel tractor to Mid-Florida Tractor in the amount of $5,125.
ACCOUNTS ALLOWED/MOSQUITO CONTROL
On a motion by Commr. Smoak, seconded by Commr. Carson, and carried unanimously, the Board approved travel for Philip J. Yoder, Director of Mosquito Control, to attend the Florida Anti Mosquito Association in St. Augustine, Florida, June 27-28, 1983, at an approximate cost of $100.
POLLUTION CONTROL/STATE AGENCIES
On a motion by Commr. Smoak, seconded by Commr. Carson, and carried unanimously, the Board authorized the Chairman to communicate to the Department of Environmental Regulation their support of State Project No. 11070-3504 four laning State Road 50 from junction State Road 33 to 1.5 miles west of State Road 561, Lake County.
On a motion by Commr. Deems, seconded by Commr. Carson, and carried unanimously, the Board denied the request from Georgia Phillips, Red Cross, to sell beer at a fireworks display at the Fairgrounds on July 4, 1983, based on the current policy.
AGRICULTURE CENTER/BUILDING COMMITTEE/CONTRACTS, LEASES
Chris Ford, County Attorney, addressed the Board regarding the removal of asbestos from the ceiling of the Agriculture Center.
On a motion by Commr. Smoak, seconded by Commr. Deems, and carried unanimously, the Board approved the contract with Harphi, Inc. for supervision of the removal of asbestos and new finishes at the Agriculture Center in the amount of $4,800 plus test costs.
There being no further business to be brought to the attention of the Board, the meeting adjourned at 4:35 p.m.
Thomas J. Windram, Chairman
James C. Watkins, Clerk