Board of County Commissioners
Leon County, Florida
Regular Public Meeting
Tuesday, March 7, 2017, 3:00 p.m.
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Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance


Invocation by Reverend Candace McKibben, Chaplain with Big Bend Hospice Church

Pledge of Allegiance by Commissioner Mary Ann Lindley


Awards and Presentations 



  • Proclamation Recognizing the 100-year Anniversary of the American Red Cross
    (Commissioner Desloge)
  • ADD-ON Proclamation Recognizing National Association of Women in Construction Week, March 5-11, 2017
    (Commissioner Lindley)
  • County's Healthy Weight Community Champion Award
    (Claudia Blackburn, Florida Department of Health-Leon)
  Item 1

Approval of Minutes: October 27, 2016 Joint County/City Affordable Housing Workshop; January 24, 2017 Regular Meeting, and February 7, 2017 Regular Meeting 
(Clerk of the Court/ Finance/ Board Secretary)

  Item 2

Approval of Payment of Bills and Vouchers Submitted for February 7, 2017 and Pre-Approval of Payment of Bills and Vouchers for the Period of February 8 through March 6, 2017
(County Administrator/ Office of Financial Stewardship/ Office of Management & Budget)

  Item 3

Transition of Emergency Management Services
(County Administrator/ Office of Financial Stewardship/ Office of Management & Budget)


  Item 4

Commissioner Appointments to the Contractor's License & Examination Board, the Science Adivsory Committee and the Water Resources Committee
(County Administrator/ County Administration)

  Item 5

“Division of Animal Control Ordinance Administration Procedures and Guidelines" Policy
(County Administrator/ Public Safety/ Animal Control)

  Item 6

License Agreement between Leon County and Lttle League Baseball, District 20
(County Administrator/ Office of Resources Stewardship/ Parks & Recreation))

  Item 7

Washington Square Development Status Report and License Agreement for use of Right-of-Way
(County Administrator/ Public Works/ Engineering Services)

  Item 8

Amendment to Leon County's 2017 Legislative Priorities to Support Legislation that Protects Funding for Future Development of the SunTrail
(County Administrator/ County Administration)


Status Reports: (These items are included under Consent))
  Item 9

Code Enforcement Board and the Code Compliance Program 2015-2016 Annual Report
(County Administrator/ Development Support & Environmental Management/ Permit & Code Services)

  Item 10

Status Report on Leon County's Employee Volunteer Services Program
(County Administrator/ Office of Human Services & Community Partnerships/ Volunteer Services)

  Item 11

Supervised Pretrial Release Division's Annual Report
(County Administrator/ Office of Intervention & Detention Alternatives)


Consent Items Pulled for Discussion

Citizens to be Heard on Non-Agendaed Items
3-minute limit per speaker; there will not be any discussion by the Commission


General Business  
  Item 12

Yard Waste Processing Agreement for the Solid Waste Facility
(County Administrator/ Public Works/ Solid Waste Mangaement)

  Item 13

Establishment of the FY 2018 Maximum Discretionary Funding Levels and Initial Budget Policy Guidance
(County Administrator/ Office of Financial Stewardship/ Office of Management & Budget)

  Item 14

Full Board Appointments to the Apalachee Regional Planning Council, CareerSource Capital Region Board and the Tourism Development Council
(County Administrator/ County Administration)



Scheduled Public Hearings, 6:00 p.m.


  Item 15

First & Only Public Hearing to Consider an Ordinance Amending Chapter 5, 6, 10, and 14 to Streamline the Nuisance Abtement Process, Reorganize & Rename Chapter 14, and Make Consistent with Florida Law
(County Admisitrator/ County Attorney)

  Item 16

First of Two Public Hearings to Consider Proposed Amendments to Chapter 10 Article VI, Division 8, Entitled "Supplementary Regulations for Specific Uses" to Add a New Section 10-6.819, Entitled "Medical Marijuana Dispensing Facilities"
(County Administrator/ County Attorney/ Development Support & Environmental Management)



Citizens to be Heard on Non-Agendaed Items
3-minute limit per speaker; Commission may discuss issues that are brought forth by speakers.





Items from the County Attorney


Items from the County Administrator


Discussion Items by Commissioners




  • none


The next Regular Board of County Commissioner's Meeting is scheduled for

Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 3:00 p.m.


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