Nassau County Board of County Commissioners Regular Session, May 9, 2016, 6:00 p.m.

Nassau County Board of County Commissioners
Regular Session, May 9, 2016, 6:00 p.m.
Commission Chambers, 96135 Nassau Place, Yulee, Florida

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

Commissioners:
Present: Chairman Walter J. Boatright, Commissioners Daniel B. Leeper, Pat Edwards, and George V. Spicer.

Absent: Commissioner Steve W. Kelley.

Other Officials Present: Michael S. Mullin, County Attorney; and Ted Selby, County Manager.

Staff Present: Shanea Jones, Office of Management and Budget Director; Scott Herring, Public Works Director; Peter King, Planning and Economic Opportunity Director; and representing the Clerk’s office Connie Arthur and Brenda Linville, Deputy Clerks.

Official Agenda Summary:

Audience Input:
RS160509 – 6:10:54 Fawn Avant came forward to express her concerns with offering incentives to LignoTech Florida, LLC (Tab D) and the effects on the quality of live.

RS160509 -6:14:50 Michael Stokes came forward to provide a “fruit loop” analogy as it relates to the Economic Development Grant incentives LignoTech Florida, LLC.

RS160509 – 6:19:59 Dan Camp came forward to speak in favor of the the Economic Development Grant incentives program.

RS150509 – 6:22:00 Mike Zaffaroni came forward to read into the record a letter from the Amelia Island/Fernandina Beach/Yulee Chamber of Commerce dated May 6, 2016 supporting the Economic Development Grant incentives program.

RS160509 – 66:24:21 Mike Bell came forward to speak on an article in the Newsleader regarding the Economic Development Grant incentives. He clarified that Rayonier has not requested nor will they request a public bond from the County to pay for roads in their projects.

RS150509 – 6:26:24 Chairman Boatright recognized State Representative Travis Cummins from Tallahassee, Florida, in the audience tonight.

CONSENT ITEM(S):
RS160509 – 6:26:40 Approve the following consent items:(A) Finance Package 2016-13 and associated Resolutions. (B) Authorize the Chairman to sign a letter of support for Fernandina Beach Main Street, Inc.’s application for grant funds from the Division of Historical Resources.

Motion: Approve consent agends items (Tabs A and B) as
stated above. (See Attachment “A” for Tab A)
Maker: Commissioner Leeper
Second: Commissioner Edwards
Action: Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Edwards, Spicer, and
Boatright
Absent: Commissioner Kelley
Follow Up: Finance, OMB, County Manager

REGISTER:
The Chairman signed the register for the following warrants: Warrant Nos. 226712 thru 226840 dated 4-28-16 for a register total of $701,957.65; Wire Transfer Nos. 1609798 and 1609799 dated 4-21-16 for a register total of $32,453.15; Wire Transfer No. 1609800 dated 4-26-16 for a register total of $3,339.75; Wire Transfer Nos. 1609801 thru 1609803 dated 4-29-16 for a register total of $1,709,713.61; Warrant Nos. 226841 thru 226939 dated 5-3-16 for a register total of $231,993.05; Warrant Nos. 226940 thru 227035 dated 5-6-16 for a register total of $353,287.28; Wire Transfer No. 1610094 dated 5-4-16 for a register total of $5,000.00; and, Wire Transfer Nos. 1610095 thru 1610100 dated 5-3-16 for a register total of $1,699,753.08.

OLD BUSINESS:
RS160509 – 6:27:23 (Tab C) Continue consideration of the following: (1) award Bid No. NC16-005 to Roadscape North Florida, LLC for Roadway Striping and Pavement Markings; (2) authorize the Chairman to sign the agreement with Roadscape North Florida, LLC, Contract No. CM2300, and the Addendum, Contract No. CM2300-A1, regarding special insurance requirements; and (3) approve the project list presented by staff. Funding source: 03404541-534008 (Striping Contractual Services) and 03404541-546000 RSTRP (Repairs & Maintenance Services).

Discussion: Mr. Herring reviewed the striping issues on various roads as discussed at a previous meeting. Discussion followed.

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

RS160509 – 6:03:06 (Tab D) Continue discussion regarding Economic Development Grant incentives for LignoTech, Florida, LLC.

Discussion: Mr. Mullin advised that LignoTech, Florida, LLC has requested a continuance on the consideration of this matter to May 18, 2016 due to their board voting on this matter the week of the May 23, 2016. He distributed minutes from Nassau County Economic Development Board meeting held on May 4, 2016. He also referenced the letter from the Amelia Island/Fernandina Beach/Yulee Chamber of Commerce dated May 6, 2016 supporting the Nassau County Economic Development Grant Incentives as outlined in the Economic Development Element of the Nassau County Comprehensive Plan.

Mr. Selby reminded the Board that the May 18, 2016 meeting is when there will be open discussion on Fiscal Year 16/17 budget and he would request the Board to schedule a public hearing for the cash forward discussions that will follow.

Motion: Continue to May 18, 2016 consideration of Tab D.
Maker: Commissioner Edwards
Second: Commissioner Leeper
Action: Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Edwards, Spicer, and
Boatright
Absent: Commissioner Kelley
Follow Up: County Manager, County Attorney, Nassau County
Economic Development Board

NEW BUSINESS:
RS160509 – 6:30:38 (Tab E) Consider the following: (1) a Resolution of the Board of County Commissioners of Nassau County, Florida, approving the Interlocal Agreement that continues the County as a member of the First Coast Workforce Development Consortium; authorizing the Consortium to act on the County’s behalf in the continuation of an area Workforce Development
Plan, in accordance with the Interlocal Agreement; authorizing Execution of the Interlocal Agreement; and providing an effective date; and (2) authorize the Chairman to sign the agreement, Contract No. CM2317.

Discussion: Mr. Selby noted that there was a correction to the County’s address in the agreement.

Motion: Approve Tab E as stated above and authorize the
Chairman to sign Resolution 2016-59 regarding same.
Maker: Commissioner Leeper
Second: Commissioner Edwards
Action: Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Edwards, Spicer, and
Boatright
Absent: Commissioner Kelley
Follow Up: County Manager, Contract Management

RS160509 – 6:31:37 (Tab F) Consideration of the Insurance/Evaluation Committee’s scoring and short-list ranking for Broker/Agent Service for Insurance Programs Bid No. NC16-011 and authorize negotiations with the top ranked firm, The Bailey Group.

Discussion: Ms. Jones reviewed the request. Discussion followed.

Motion: Approve ranking of Insurance Committee evaluation
scoring.
Maker: Commissioner Spicer
Second: Commissioner Edwards
Action: Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Edwards, Spicer, and
Boatright
Absent: Commissioner Kelley
Follow Up: Human Resources, Contract Management, County
Manager, County Attorney

Motion: Authorize the County Manager and County Attorney
to tender a contract to The Bailey Group (ranked #1), negotiate if necessary, and bring back a proposed contract for Board consideration.
Maker: Commissioner Edwards
Second: Commissioner Leeper
Action: Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Edwards, Spicer, and
Boatright
Absent: Commissioner Kelley
Follow Up: Human Resources, Contract Management, County
Manager, County Attorney

RS160509 – 6:36:27 (Tab G) Approve and authorize the Chairman to sign Amendment Number 2 to the Agreement with QuadMed, Inc., Contract No. CM2044-A2 for purchase of medical supplies. Funding source: 01261526-552221.

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

RS160509 – 6:36:59 (Tab H) Approve and authorize the Chairman to sign Amendment Number 2 to the Agreement with Henry Schein, Inc., Contract No. CM2046-A2 for purchase of medical supplies. Funding source: 01261526-552221.

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

RS160509 – 6:38:33 (Tab I) Approve and authorize the Chairman to sign Amendment Number 2 to the Agreement with Kentron Healthcare, Inc., Contract No. CM2042-A2 for purchase of medical supplies. Funding source: 01261526-552221.

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

RS160509 – 6:38:33 (Tab J) Approve and authorize the Chairman to sign Amendment Number 2 to the Agreement with Southeastern Emergency Equipment, Contract No. CM2045-A2 for purchase of medical supplies. Funding source: 01261526-552221.

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

RS160509 – 6:39:02 (Tab K) Approve and authorize the Chairman to sign the following Continuing Contracts for Engineering Services for Bid No. NC14-026: (1) Contract No. CM2286 with Civil Services, Inc., and (2) Contract No. CM2287 with Peters & Yaffee, Inc.

Discussion: Mr. Herring reviewed the request.

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

RS160509 – 6:08:28 (Tab L) Consider request from James and Stephanie Brannan for waiver of requirements outlined in Nassau County Code, Article 11.2.2, Roadway Design, which states an access easement shall be a minimum of sixty (60) feet, must be paved, and can serve up to five (5) dwelling units.

Discussion: Stephanie Brannan came forward to review the request.

Motion: Approve Tab L as stated above.
Maker: Commissioner Spicer
Second: Commissioner Leeper
Action: Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Edwards, Spicer, and
Boatright
Absent: Commissioner Kelley
Follow Up: Public Works, County Attorney

NON-QUASI-JUDICIAL PUBLIC HEARING(S):
RS160509 – 6:06:00 (Tab M) Approve Ordinances for proposed amendments to the Land Development Code, Roadway and Drainage Standards, and Subdivision Rules.

RS160509 – 6:06:00 (Tab N) Consideration of an Ordinance amending Ordinance No. 2003-13, as amended, known as the Uniform Addressing and Street Naming Ordinance; Specifically Amending Section 2, Definitions; Section 3, Assignment of Street Address Numbers; and Section 6, Initial Road Naming; Providing for Inclusion in the Nassau County Code; Providing for Severability; and Providing an Effective Date.

Discussion: Mr. Mullin requested a continuance of Tabs M and N.

RS160509 – 6:40:05 Mr. Mullin pointed out that there are four (4) Ordinances under consideration (Tabs M and N), which are related each other. He noted that the changes are underlined in each ordinance.

Motion: Due to the volume of material, continue public
hearing to May 23, 2016 at 6:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, to consider ordinances for proposed amendments to the Land Development Code, Roadway and Drainage Standards and Subdivision Regulations. Continue public hearing to May 23, 2016 at 6:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, for consideration of an ordinance amending Ordinance 2003-13, as amended, known as the Uniform Addressing and Street Naming Ordinance; Specifically amending Section 2, Definitions; Section 3, Assignment of Street Address Numbers; and Section 6, Initial Road Naming; Providing for Inclusion in the Nassau County Code; Providing for Severability; and Providing an Effective Date. Set workshop for May 23, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. for further discussion of these items.
Maker: Commissioner Edwards
Second: Commissioner Leeper
Action: Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Edwards, Spicer, and
Boatright
Absent: Commissioner Kelley
Follow Up: Planning and Economic Opportunity, County
Attorney

INFORMATIONAL ITEM(S):
RS160509 – (Tab O) Informational only: authorized employee travel.

EXPANSION ITEMS:
RS160509 – 6:02:21 (1) Approve and authorize the Chairman to sign the Certification of Local Government Approval, as required for Micah’s Place Emergency Solutions Grant application.

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

RS160509 – 6:42:27 Expansion Item #1: Approve and authorize the Chairman to sign the Certification of Local Government Approval, as required for Micah’s Place Emergency Solutions Grant application.

Discussion: Mr. Selby reviewed the request.

Motion: Approve expansion item 1 as stated above.
Maker: Commissioner Leeper
Second: Commissioner Edwards
Action: Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Edwards, Spicer, and
Boatright
Absent: Commissioner Kelley
Follow Up: County Manager, Clerk Staff

RS160509 – 6:43:08 Mr. Mullin requested that the Board expand the meeting to consider setting the date of June 2, 2016 at 6:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter may be heard, as a second public hearing date if needed, following the May 19, 2016 public hearing date regarding the appeal of E16-001.

Motion: Approve to: (1) Expand the meeting, and (2) Set
second public hearing, if needed, for June 2, 2016 at 6:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, to continue consideration of the appeal filed by Living Waters World Outreach regarding the CU&V Board’s approval of application E16-001, filed on behalf of Florida Power and Light to construct an electrical transmission substation on approximately ten acres located on the east side of Old Nassauville Road (CR107) between Hardy Allen Road and Woodbridge Parkway.
Maker: Commissioner Edwards
Second: Commissioner Leeper
Action: Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Edwards, Spicer, and
Boatright
Absent: Commissioner Kelley
Follow Up: County Attorney, Board, County Manager, Planning
and Economic Opportunity

DISCUSSION ITEMS:
RS160509 – 6:46:38 Commissioner Spicer’s Business:
None.

RS160509 – 6:46:41 Commissioner Edwards’ Business:
None.

RS160509 – 6:46:47 Commissioner Leeper’s Business:

• Provided an update on the groundbreaking ceremony he attended on behalf of the County with the Jacksonville Transportation Authority on their new Armsdale Park-n-Ride facility.

Motion: Approve John Stack as the County’s nominee to the
TPO Citizens’ Advisory Committee to fill remaining term of Ron Flick who recently resigned.
Maker: Commissioner Leeper
Second: Commissioner Spicer
Action: Aye: Commissioners Leeper, Edwards, Spicer, and
Boatright
Absent: Commissioner Kelley
Follow Up: Public Works, County Manager

RS160509 – 6:48:58 Chairman Boatright’s Business:

• Provided an update regarding the National Day of Prayer in the Town of Callahan that he attended on May 5, 2016.

There being no further business, the regular session of the Nassau County Board of County Commissioners adjourned at 6:50 p.m.

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Walter J. Boatright, Chairman
Attest:

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John A. Crawford, Ex-Officio Clerk
ATTACHMENT “A”

Finance Package 2016-13:

Budget Transfer(s):

1. In the General Fund in the amount of $8,191.00 for building modifications to the Public Services Building.

Resolution(s):

1. Resolution 2016-58, regarding budget amendment in the General Fund in the amount of $23,117.00 for donations received by the Nassau County Library System.

Other Items(s):

Approve signing authority for Ashley Metz, Human Resources Director, for Human Resources (Account: 011225) up to $5,000.00; Risk Management (Account No. 012915) up to $5,000.00; All Funds (Account Nos. 531031, 531035, and 549081) up to $5,000.00; All Funds related to insurance premiums and/or Johns Eastern, unlimited; and All Funds (Account No. 549002 – items related to position advertising, up to $5,000.00.