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Gadsden County Gadsden County, Florida
Board of County Commissioners Meeting Agenda 10/17/2017


County Commission
October 17, 2017 at 06:00 PM
Edward J. Butler Governmental Complex

AGENDA ITEMS

Invocation, Pledge of Allegiance

    Invocation

    Pledge of Allegiance

Amendments and Approval of Agenda

Awards, Presentations and Appearances

Clerk of Courts

Consent

  1. Ratification Memo
    (Clerk)
    Documents: Item 1

Items Pulled for Discussion

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

Public Hearings

  1. Public Hearing: Adoption of Ordinance No. 2017-007, An Ordinance of the Board of County Commissioners of Gadsden County, Florida, amending Section 20-8 of the Economic Development Grant Program Ordinance, Ordinance No. 2016-006, Codified at Chapter 20, Article I, Section 20-8 of the Gadsden County Code of Ordinances, to Change one of the Bases for Some Grant Award Calculations; Providing for Repeal, Severability, Inclusion in the Gadsden County Code of Ordinances, Modifications that may Arise from Consideration at Public Hearing, and Correction of Scrivener's Errors; and Providing for an Effective Date
    (Robert M. Presnell, County Administrator/Beth Kirkland, Gadsden County Development Council Director/David Weiss, County Attorney)
    Documents: Item 2
  2. Public Hearing (Legislative): Consideration to adopt Ordinance 2017-003 to update the Capital Improvements Schedule of the Capital Improvements Element (LSPA-2017-01)
    (Robert M. Presnell, County Administrator/Clyde Collins, Building Official)
    Documents: Item 3

General Business

  1. Rescind September 7, 2017 action directing staff to issue a solicitation for the hiring of a consultant to develop specifications for a solicitation for the lease or purchase of a new County-wide communications system
    (Robert M. Presnell, County Administrator/L. Bradford Johnson, Assistant County Administrator/David J. Weiss, County Attorney)
    Documents: Item 4
  2. Purchase or Lease of New County -Wide Radio Communication System
    (Robert M. Presnell, County Administrator/L. Bradford Johnson, Assistant County Administrator)
    Documents: Item 5
  3. Approval of Revisions to the County's Procurement Policy
    (Robert M. Presnell, County Administrator)
    Documents: Item 6
  4. Approval of the Contract with Con-Techs Health & Safety to Provide Pre-Employment, Post-Accident, and Random Drug and Alcohol Screening Services and Training Services
    (Robert M. Presnell, County Administrator/Lonyell Black, HR Manager)
    Documents: Item 7
  5. Approval of Internet Essentials Agreement with Comcast
    (Robert M. Presnell, County Administrator/Tabitha D. Washington, Director of Library Services)
    Documents: Item 8
  6. Approval of the Architectural Design for the New Multi-Purpose Facility for the UF/IFAS Gadsden County Extension Office
    (Robert M. Presnell, County Administrator/ Clyde Collins, Building Official)
    Documents: Item 9
  7. Approval of Resolution 2017-033 Supporting the Community Transportation Safety Team (CTST) to Apply for Transportation Enhancement Funding through the Capital Region Transportation Planning Agency
    (Robert M. Presnell, County Administrator)
    Documents: Item 10
  8. Approval of the Recreational Trails Program Grant Match
    (Robert M. Presnell, County Administrator/Dee Jackson, Grant Writer)
    Documents: Item 11
  9. Approval of Task Order 2017-016 with DPB & Associates, Consulting Engineers, for Project Planning and Design Services
    (Robert M. Presnell, County Administator/Dee Jackson, Grant Writer)
    Documents: Item 12
  10. Approval of 2018 Small County Consolidated Waste Grant Application with Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)
    (Robert M. Presnell, County Administrator/Clyde Collins, Building Official)
    Documents: Item 13
  11. Approval of the Non Profit / Human Services Funding Agreements for FY2017/2018
    (Robert M. Presnell, County Administrator)
    Documents: Item 14
  12. Approval of the Non Profit / Human Services Funding Agreements and Inter-local Agreements for Human Senior Services for Gadsden County Seniors for FY2017/2018
    (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 Weiss, County Attorney)

Discussion Items by Commissioners

  1. Report and Discussion of Public Issues and Concerns Pertaining to Commission Districts and Gadsden County:

    Commissioner Brenda A. Holt, Chairperson, District 4
    Commissioner Anthony "Dr. V" Viegbesie, Ph.D., Commissioner, District 2
    Commissioner Eric F. Hinson, Vice Chairman, District 1
    Commissioner Gene Morgan, District 3
    Commissioner Sherrie D. Taylor, Commissioner, District 5

Motion to Adjourn

Receipt and File

  1. Death Resolutions
    Mediacom
    Documents: Item 19

Upcoming Meetings

  1. November 7, 2017-Regular Meeting-6:00 PM