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Gadsden County Gadsden County, Florida
Board of County Commissioners Meeting Agenda 05/16/2017

County Commission
May 16, 2017 at 06:00 PM
Edward J. Butler Governmental Complex


Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance


    Pledge of Allegiance

Amendments and Approval of Agenda

Awards, Presentations and Appearances

  1. Proclamation Honoring Public Works Week
  2. Armada Ammunition Update
    (John Coffman, CEO)

Clerk of Courts

Discussion Items by Commissioners

  1. Commissioner Brenda A. Holt, District 4
    Commissioner Anthony O. Viegbesie, Ph.D., District 2
    Commissioner Eric F. Hinson, Vice-Chair, District 1
    Commissioner Gene Morgan, District 3
    Commissioner Sherrie D. Taylor, Chairperson, District 5


  1. Approval of Minutes
    1. August 11, 2016 Local Healthcare Providers Workshop
      Documents: Item 4a
    2. March 7, 2017- Regular Meeting
      Documents: Item 4b
    3. March 9, 2017 Joint Workshop
      Documents: Item 4c
    4. April 18, 2017 Regular Meeting
      Documents: Item 4d
    5. May 2, 2017 Regular Meeting
      Documents: Item 4e
  2. Ratification Memo
    (Clerk of Court)
    Documents: Item 5

Items Pulled for Discussion

Citizens Requesting to be Heard on Non-Agenda Items (3 minute limit)

Public Hearings

  1. PUBLIC HEARING: Gulf to Gadsden Freight Logistics Zone (FLZ)
    (Robert M. Presnell, County Administrator/Beth Kirkland, CEcd, Executive Director)
    Documents: Item 6

General Business

  1. CR 269 (Little Sycamore Road) Professional Services
    (Robert Presnell, County Administrator/Curtis Young, Public Works Director)
    Documents: Item 7
  2. Howell Road Widening and Resurfacing – DPB & Associates, LLC Professional Services
    (Robert Presnell, County Administrator/Curtis Young, Public Works Director)
    Documents: Item 8
  3. Approval of Contractual Agreement between CenturyLink and Gadsden County Board of County Commissioners
    (Morris A. Young, Sheriff/Maurice Peddie, E911 Coordinator)
    Documents: Item 9
  4. Approval of Task Order 2017-001 with DPB & Associates, Consulting Engineers, for Construction Administration and Inspection Services for Phase III of the Gadsden County Road Improvements Projects
    (Robert Presnell, County Administrator/Curtis Young, Director, Public Works)
    Documents: Item 10
  5. Approval of Book Check and Detection Device Agreement with Bibliotheca/3M Library Systems
    (Robert Presnell, County Administrator/Tabitha D. Washington, Director of Library Services)
    Documents: Item 11
  6. Discussion on the Half Cent Tax for Indigent Care
    (Robert M. Presnell, County Administrator)
    Documents: Item 12
  7. Approval to Accept the Grant Amendment from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Florida Recreation Development Assistance Grant Program (FRDAP) for Renovations at Scottown Park
    (Robert M. Presnell, County Administrator/Clyde Collins, Building Official)
    Documents: Item 13
  8. Approval and Execution of Lease with North Florida Educational Development Corporation to occupy the South Building located at 349 Cone Street and Adoption of Resolution No. 2017-015, Approving the Lease and Setting Forth its Terms
    (Robert M. Presnell, County Administrator/David Weiss, County Attorney)
    Documents: Item 14
  9. Discussion of Cost for Landlord Eviction
    (Robert M. Presnell, County Administrator)
    Documents: Item 15

County Administrator

  1. Update on Various Board Requests
    (Robert M. Presnell, County Administrator)

County Attorney

  1. Update on Various Legal Issues
    (David J. Weiss, County Attorney)

Motion to Adjourn

Receipt and File

  1. .
    1. Resolutions
      Documents: 18a
    2. Florida Department of Health-Gadsden County Quarterly Progress Report for 1/2 Cent Sale Tax Prevention and Education Program
      Documents: 18b
    3. Gadsden County Division of Emergency Management Quarterly Report
      Documents: 18c

Upcoming Meetings

  1. May 25, 2017-4:00 PM-Budget Workshop
    June 6, 2017-6:00 PM- Regular Meeting
    June 20, 2017-6:00 PM- Regular Meeting