Nassau County Board of County Commissioners Regular Session, February 18, 2015, 9:00 a.m.

Nassau County Board of County Commissioners
Regular Session, February 18, 2015, 9:00 a.m.
Commission Chambers, 96135 Nassau Place, Yulee, Florida

Call to Order, Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance to the American Flag

Commissioners:
Present: Chairman Pat Edwards, Commissioners Daniel B. Leeper (Arrived at 9:26 a.m.), Steve W. Kelley, and George Spicer.

Absent: Commissioner Walter J. Boatright.

Other Official Present: Mollie M. Garrett, Local Attorney; and Ted Selby, County Manager.

Staff Present: Shanea Jones, Office of Management and Budget Director; Scott Herring, Public Works Director; and representing the Clerk’s office Brenda Linville and Peggy Snyder, Deputy Clerks.

Official Agenda Summary:

Audience Input:
RS150218 – 9:02:43 Myron Thomas, General Manager for Advance Disposal, requested that the Board consider the effects on all the haulers in Nassau County when considering Tab O as it relates to the Solid Waste Ordinance. Mr. Selby provided a brief background on the item. Because all the Commissioners were not present Chairman Edwards advised that he would request a continuance of Tab O when it comes before the Board later in the meeting.

RESOLUTION(S):
RS150218 – 9:08:07 (Tab A) Approve a Resolution Honoring Joe Lemuel Cooner, Sr. on His Retirement After Nearly Forty-Four Outstanding Years of Service with the County.

Motion: Approve Tab A as stated above and authorize the
Board to sign Resolution 2015-09 regarding same.
Maker: Commissioner Spicer
Second: Commissioner Kelley
Action: Aye: Commissioners Kelley, Edwards, and Spicer
Absent: Commissioners Leeper and Boatright
Follow Up: Clerk Staff

PRESENTATION(S):
RS150218 – 9:12:31 (Tab B) Nassau County Health Department re: Nassau County’s recognition for the 2015 Healthy Weight Community Champion Award.

Discussion: Mike Beard and Mike Godwin, Nassau County Health Department, came forward to recognize and present the Board with the 2015 Healthy Weight Community Champion Award. Chairman Edwards and Mr. Selby thanked all the County employees that participated in the walking program.

RS150218 – 9:15:26 (Tab C) James M. Knight, Urban Planning & Modal Administrator for the Florida Department of Transportation re: proposed Diverging Diamond Interchange for SR200 and I-95.

Discussion: Mr. Knight provided details regarding the proposed Diverging Diamond Interchange for SR200 and I-95. The group briefly discussed the fuel consumption difference.

CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICER BUSINESS:
RS150218 – 9:25:29 (Tab D) Authorize use of $20,000.00 from the Crime Prevention Trust Fund to be donated to the Family Nurturing Center of Nassau County. Funding source: 01031521-549036 CRMVP.

Motion: Approve Tab D as stated above.
Maker: Commissioner Spicer
Second: Commissioner Kelley
Action: Aye: Commissioners Kelley, Edwards, and Spicer
Absent: Commissioners Leeper and Boatright
Follow Up: Finance, OMB, Sheriff

CONSENT ITEM(S):
RS150218 – 9:26:27 Approve the following: (E) Finance Package 2015-09 and associated Resolutions; and (F) Board minutes from the regular session and workshop session held on January 12, the regular session and executive closed session held on January 21, and the regular session held on January 26, 2015.

Motion: Approve consent items (Tabs E and F) as stated
above. [See Attachment “A” for Tab E]
Maker: Commissioner Kelley
Second: Commissioner Spicer
Action: Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Kelley, Edwards, and
Spicer
Absent: Commissioner Boatright
Follow Up: Finance, OMB, Clerk Staff

REGISTER:
The Chairman signed the register for the following warrants: Warrant Nos. 215312 thru 215382 dated 2-10-15 for a register total of $109,617.08; Warrant Nos. 215383 thru 215518 dated 2-13-15 for a register total of $692,517.33; Wire Transfer Nos. 1505442 thru 1505444 dated 2-09-15 for a register total of $5,349.70; and, Wire Transfer No. 1505445 dated 2-09-15 for a register total of $55,400.00.

NEW BUSINESS:
RS150218 – 9:27:09 (Tab G) Set public hearing date to consider an Ordinance of the Board of County Commissioners of Nassau County, Florida, amending Ordinance No. 2012-32, which established the Economic Development Grant Program; specifically amending Exhibit A, Qualified Target Industries. (Proposed date & time: Monday, March 9, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.)

Motion: Schedule public hearing for March 9, 2015 at 6:00
p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard to consider Tab G as stated above.
Maker: Commissioner Leeper
Second: Commissioner Kelley
Action: Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Kelley, Edwards, and
Spicer
Absent: Commissioner Boatright
Follow Up: Growth Management, County Attorney

RS150218 -_9:51:14 (Tab H) Approve and authorize the Chairman to sign Amendment Number 1 to the Agreement with Kentron Healthcare, Inc. Contract No. CM2042-A1, for purchase of medical supplies. Funding source: 01261526-552221.

Motion: Approve Tab H as stated above.
Maker: Commissioner Kelley
Second: Commissioner Spicer
Action: Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Kelley, Edwards, and
Spicer
Absent: Commissioner Boatright
Follow Up: Finance, OMB, Contract Management, Fire Rescue

RS150218 – 9:51:47 (Tab I) Approve and authorize the Chairman to sign Amendment Number 1 to the Agreement with Southeastern Emergency Equipment Contract No. CM2045- A1 for purchase of medical supplies. Funding source: 01261526-552221.

Motion: Approve Tab I as state above.
Maker: Commissioner Leeper
Second: Commissioner Spicer
Action: Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Kelley, Edwards, and
Spicer
Absent: Commissioner Boatright
Follow Up: Finance, OMB, Contract Management, Fire Rescue

RS150218 – 9:52:15 (Tab J) Consider the following: (1) award Bid No. NC14-025 to Hinterland Group, Inc. for the Simmons Road Storm Drain Repair Project in the amount of $143,900.00; (2) authorize the Chairman to sign a Budget Transfer in the amount of $23,300.00 to cover difference in originally budgeted amount; (3) approve the revised project budget as presented; and (4) update the Capital Improvement Plan [CIP] to reflect the increased budget. Funding source:09402541-563300 SIMSD

Motion: Approve Tab J as stated above.
Maker: Commissioner Leeper
Second: Commissioner Kelley
Action: Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Kelley, Edwards, and
Spicer
Absent: Commissioner Boatright
Follow Up: Finance, OMB, Contract Management, Public Works,
Road and Bridge

RS150218 – 9:53:33 (Tab K) Release final retainage in the amount of $37,815.50 to American Lighting & Signalization, Inc., for completion of the 14th Street at Sadler Road Signalization Upgrade Project. Funding source: 03000000-205500 14SSR.

Motion: Approve Tab K as stated above.
Maker: Commissioner Leeper
Second: Commissioner Kelley
Action: Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Kelley, Edwards, and
Spicer
Absent: Commissioner Boatright
Follow Up: Finance, OMB, Contract Management, Public Works

RS150218 – 9:54:13 (Tab L) Award Bid No. NC14-024 to Core Construction Company of Jacksonville, Inc. in the amount of $75,000.00 for purchase and installation of metal buildings for Road & Bridge. Funding source: 09404541-562000 CIP.

Discussion: Mr. Herring recommended that the Board approve the bid in such a way that they build a building at the Hilliard yard and purchase a building for the Bailey Road yard. Mr. Selby provided an update regarding the possible sale or land swap of the Bailey Road yard.

Motion: Approve Tab L as stated above.
Maker: Commissioner Spicer
Second: Commissioner Kelley
Action: Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Kelley, Edwards, and
Spicer
Absent: Commissioner Boatright
Follow Up: Finance, OMB, Contract Management, Road and
Bridge

RS150218 – 9:58:59 (Tab M) Consider a Resolution setting the time and place for a public hearing on the closing, vacating and abandoning of those certain rights-of-way or the renouncing and disclaiming of any right or interest of said Nassau County, Florida, and the public in said rights-of-way or alleys. (Sandy Bluff Road). Proposed date and time: March 23, 2015 at 6:00 p.m.

Motion: Schedule public hearing for March 23, 2015 at
6:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard consideration of Tab M and authorize the Chairman to sign Resolution 2015-10 regarding same.
Maker: Commissioner Kelley
Second: Commissioner Leeper
Action: Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Kelley, Edwards, and
Spicer
Absent: Commissioner Boatright
Follow Up: Public Works

RS150218 – 10:00:25 (Tab N) Consider request from Tanya Clemons for waiver of requirements outlined in Nassau County Code, Article 11.2.2, Right-of-Way Requirements, which states that an easement shall be a minimum of sixty (60) feet and can serve up to five (5) dwelling units.

Motion: Continue to February 23, 2015 consideration of
Tab N.
Maker: Commissioner Leeper
Second: Commissioner Spicer
Action: Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Kelley, Edwards, and
Spicer
Absent: Commissioner Boatright
Follow Up: Public Works

RS150218 – 10:01:23 (Tab O) Discuss/receive Board direction regarding amendment of Ordinance No. 96-12, also known as the Solid Waste Ordinance.

Discussion: Chairman Edwards suggested continuing this item in order for all the Commissioners to be present. Commissioner Kelley provided an update regarding his meeting with County staff regarding forming a Solid Waste Task Force. Mr. Selby advised that the reason this item is before the Board today is because of Tab P.

Matthew McIntyre, Nassau Trash Pros, came forward to express concern regarding amending the Ordinance as it relates to the timeframe for permits.

Motion: Staff to begin working on potential modification
to the Solid Waste Ordinance No. 96-12 for future consideration.
Maker: Commissioner Kelley
Second: Commissioner Spicer
Action: Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Kelley, Edwards, and
Spicer
Absent: Commissioner Boatright
Follow Up: County Manager, Public Works

RS150218 – 10:09:14 (Tab P) Approve and authorize the Chairman to sign the Solid Waste Haulers Permit Application Renewal for Arwood Waste.

Motion: Approve Tab P as stated above.
Maker: Commissioner Kelley
Second: Commissioner Spicer
Action: Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Kelley, Edwards, and
Spicer
Absent: Commissioner Boatright
Follow Up: Finance, OMB, Solid Waste Management, Public
Works

INFORMATIONAL ITEM(S):
RS130116 – 10:21:47 (Tab Q) Monthly status update on Building Department & Code Enforcement activities.

RS130116 – 10:21:47 (Tab R) Monthly status update on County Extension activities.

RS130116 – 10:21:47 (Tab S) Monthly status update on Facilities Maintenance activities.

RS130116 – 10:21:47 (Tab T) Monthly status update on Public Works activities.

RS130116 – 10:21:47 (Tab U) Monthly status update on all contract amendments, change orders, task orders, and work authorizations approved by the County Manager in January 2015, as required by Section 6.2 of the Nassau County Purchasing Policy.

RS130116 – 10:21:47 (Tab V) Informational only: employee travel authorized by the County Manager.

EXPANSION ITEMS:
RS150218 – 9:07:15 Presentation by Laura DiBella, Executive Director for the Nassau County Economic Development Board re: Annual Report.

Motion: Expand the meeting to consider one (1) item as
stated above.
Maker: Commissioner Spicer
Second: Commissioner Kelley
Action: Aye: Commissioners Kelley, Edwards, and Spicer
Absent: Commissioners Leeper and Boatright
Follow Up: County Manager

RS150218 -_9:29:04 Expansion Item #1: Presentation by Laura DiBella, Executive Director for the Nassau County Economic Development Board re: Annual Report.

Discussion: Ms. DiBella provided an update on projects focusing on the Nassau County Rail Network, and Rural Advantage. She reviewed an Industrial Map, and benefits of the Crawford Diamond property and other projects. She also mentioned the changes to their website.

DISCUSSION ITEMS:
RS150218 – 10:09:51 Commissioner Kelley’s Business:
None.

RS150218 – 10:09:54 Commissioner Spicer’s Business:
None.

RS150218 – 10:09:57 Commissioner Leeper’s Business:

• Discussed an issue with a collapsed drainage pipe on Janet Miller’s property. During a City of Fernandina Beach Commission meeting the City Commissioners denied responsibility for the drainage pipe. Commissioner Leeper sent an email to Mr. Selby and Mr. Herring requesting that they review that portion of the City’s meeting. He advised that Ms. Miller would be attending the Amelia Island Joint Local Planning Agency meeting on March 19, 2015 to address this matter. Discussion followed.

• Thoughts and prayers for Peggy Snyder, Deputy Clerk, for the loss of her father and Joyce Bradley, County Attorney’s office, for the loss of her mother.

RS150218 – 10:19:06 Chairman Edwards’ Business:

• Advised that he has requested the County Manager to contact Mr. Hughes regarding the property contiguous to the Yulee Sports Complex to see if he would provide the County with a sale price for the property. He discussed possibly using District 3 Impact Fees for the purchase of said property.

• Commented that he has spoken with Nassau County School Board Superintendent John Ruis regarding developing a relationship that would allow access to the playground at the old middle school for use by Yulee Little League for practices. Commissioner Spicer commented that there are similar issues on the west side of the County.

RS150218 – 10:21:53 Commissioner Leeper advised that he had received an article in a magazine via email from a couple in Massachusetts regarding places to retire and Amelia Island was one of those places.

There being no further business, the regular session of the Nassau County Board of County Commissioners adjourned at 10:23 a.m.

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Pat Edwards, Chairman

Attest:

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John A. Crawford, Ex-Officio Clerk

ATTACHMENT “A”

Finance Package 2015-09:

Budget Transfer(s):

1. In the Capital Project – Transportation Fund in the amount of $5,000.00 to provide additional funding for the guardrail project.

Inventory Deletions/Changes:

Engineering Services, 1601, 2001 Ford Explorer 4X4, Vin No.
1FMZU73E72UA33161.