SEPTEMBER 20, 1983

The Lake County Board of County Commissioners met in special session on Tuesday, September 20, 1983, at 5:05 p.m. in the Board of County Commissioner's Meeting Room, Lake County Courthouse, Tavares, Florida. Commissioners present at the meeting were: Thomas J. Windram, Chairman; James R. Carson, Jr.; Claude E. Smoak, Jr.; and Glenn C. Burhans. Others present were: James C. Watkins, Clerk; Christopher C. Ford, County Attorney; Robert L. Wilson, Finance Director; Bill LeHeup, Senior Clerk; Michael C. Willett, Director of Development and Public Works; and Toni M. Austin, Secretary.


At 5:05 p.m. the Chairman announced the advertised time had arrived for the Public Hearing regarding the Revenue Sharing Fund and final adoption of the 1983-84 County budget. At this time it was noted that there was an error in the publication regarding the County budget, and it was being readvertised for a Public Hearing on September 27, 1983, at 5:05 p.m.

Commr. Windram informed the public that there had been no allocation of Revenue Sharing Funds by the Federal Government for the 1983-84 budget year. Commr. Windram further stated there was a balance carried over from the 1982-83 budget year in the amount of $2,623,500. Commr. Windram stated that last year $l,OOO,OOO was allocated for construction or upgrading of the new correctional facility, and the balance was budgeted for road construction and facilities.

On a motion by Commr. Carson, seconded by Commr. Smoak and carried unanimously, the Board approved the Revenue Sharing Funds be proportioned and budgeted for expenditure in the 1983-84 budget year in the amount of $1,070,000 for the correction facility and the balance for road construction and reconstruction.


Discussion occurred regarding an alternate for Commr. Deems on the Property Appraisal Adjustment Board. It was noted that Commr. Burhans had volunteered for the position if Commr. Deems was unable to participate at the next hearing of the Property Appraisal Adjustment Board.

There being no further business to be brought to the attention of the Board, the meeting adjourned at 5:lO p.m.

Thomas J. Windram, Chairman

James C. Watkins, Clerk