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Board of County Commissioners
Leon County, Florida
Regular Public Meeting
Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 3:00 p.m.
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Original Post Date - 3/2/2015 7:15:00 PM

Add On Item 29
Posted on 03/09/2015 1:15 PM

Revised Agenda Outline
Posted on 03/10/2015 12:30 PM

Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance


Commissioner Bryan Desloge


Awards and Presentations 

  •  Proclamation for PACE Leon Center for Girls Proclaiming March 2015 as "Believing in Girls Month"
    (Commissioner Nick Maddox)
  • Proclamation Recognizing March 8 – 14, 2015 as "Girl Scouts Week"
    (Commissioner Kristin Dozier)
  • Presentation on the Made in Tallahassee Initiative
    (Benjamin Pingree, Economic Development Council of Tallahassee/Leon County)
  Item 1

Approval of Minutes:  January 27, 2015 Regular Meeting and February 10, 2015 Regular Meeting
(Clerk of the Court/Finance/Board Secretary)

  Item 2

Acceptance of the 2013/2014 Annual Audit and Financial Report
(Clerk of the Court/Finance)


  Item 3

Approval of an Agreement Between Leon County and BMG Money, Inc. to Participate in its “Loans at Work” Program
(County Administrator/Human Resources)

  Item 4

Approval of a Proposed Agreement with National Life Group’s Life of the South West Represented by William M. Durham and Associates, LLC to Establish a 457(b) Deferred Compensation Plan Which Includes a Roth Investment Option
(County Administrator/Human Resources)

  Item 5

Ratification of Commissioners' Appointments to the Contractors Licensing and Examination Board and the Human Services Grant Review Committee
(County Administrator/County Administration/Agenda Coordinator)  

  Item 6

Approval to Rename "Woodmen of the World Road" to "Bethel-by-the-Lake Drive"
(County Administrator/Development Support & Environmental Management/Development Services)

  Item 7

Acceptance of a Conservation Easement from William and Kathryn Snyder for the Snyder Limited Partition Subdivision
(County Administrator/Development Support & Environmental Management/Environmental Services)

  Item 8

Request to Schedule a Workshop to Provide an Update from the Council on Culture & Arts on the Implementation of the Cultural Plan for Tuesday, September 29, 2015 from 1:30-3:00 p.m.
(County Administrator/Office of Economic Vitality/Cultural Arts & Heritage)

  Item 9

Approval of Payment of Bills and Vouchers Submitted for March 10, 2015, and Pre-Approval of Payment of Bills and Vouchers for the Period of March 11 through April 13, 2015
(County Administrator/Financial Stewardship/Office of Management & Budget)

  Item 10

Approval of a Perpetual Utility Easement to Talquin Electric Cooperative, Inc. Across County-owned Property
(County Administrator/Public Works/Facilities Management/Real Estate)

  Item 11

Acceptance of Deeds for a 174-Acre Property from Blueprint 2000 to Leon County, in Accordance with the Greenway Master Plan, for Connectivity to the J. R. Alford Greenway
(County Administrator/Public Works/Parks & Recreation/Facilities Management/Real Estate)

  Item 12

Adoption of Proposed Resolution Authorizing the Exchange of Properties between Leon County and Summit Holdings VIII, LLC Associated with Future Development on Bannerman Road
(County Attorney)


Status Reports: (These items are included under Consent)
  Item 13

Acceptance of Leon Works Status Update and Approval to Host the Leon Works Exposition
(County Administrator/Office of Economic Vitality/Economic Development)

  Item 14

Acceptance of the 2014 Science Advisory Committee Annual Report
(County Administrator/Development Support & Environmental Management/Environmental Services)

  Item 15 Acceptance of Status Report on Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Expenditures
(County Administrator/Office of Economic Vitality/Minority, Women and Small Business Enterprise)
  Item 16

Acceptance of Supervised Pretrial Release Division’s Annual Report
(County Administrator/Intervention and Detention Alternatives/Supervised Pretrial Release)

  Item 17

Acceptance of Status Report on the Lake Iamonia Management Plan
(County Administrator/Public Works/Engineering Services)

  Item 18

Acceptance of a Status Update on the County Sustainability Program
(County Administrator/ Resource Stewardship/Sustainability)

  Item 19

Acceptance of the Final Status Report on the 2015 Sustainable Communities Summit
(County Administrator/County Administration/Resource Stewardship/Sustainability) 


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 20

Acceptance of the Final Status Report Regarding the Implementation of the Gum Road Target Area Planning Committee’s Recommendations
(County Administrator/Public Works/Engineering)

  Item 21

Preliminary Analysis of Fire Fee Rate Study and Alternative Funding Option
(County Administrator/County Administration)


  Item 22

Establishment of the FY 2016 Maximum Discretionary Funding Levels and Initial Budget Policy Guidance
(County Administrator/Financial Stewardship/Office of Management and Budget)


  Item 23

Consideration of the Funding Request in the Amount of $2,500 to Support the 25th Anniversary Celebration of the Americans With Disabilities Act 
(County Administrator/County Administration)

  Item 24

Consideration of a Report on Proposed Legislation Providing a Statewide Ban on Hydraulic Fracturing and an Analysis of Other Communities Approved Resolutions
(County Administrator/County Administration)

  Item 25

Approval of the Agenda for the Joint County-City Meeting on Southside Issues
(County Administrator/County Administration) 

  Item 26

Acceptance of Staff Report on Legislation Regarding Plastic Retail Bags
(County Administrator/County Administration/Resource Stewardship) 

  Item 27

Consideration of Full Board Appointments to the CareerSource Capital Region and Council on Culture & Arts
(County Administrator/County Administration/Agenda Coordinator)


ADD-ON: (Item #29 will be taken up under General Business)
  Item 29

Acceptance of Status Update on the Natural Bridge Road Bridge Replacement Project
(County Administrator/Public Works)


Scheduled Public Hearings, 6:00 p.m.
  Item 28

First and Only Quasi-Judicial Public Hearing on a Proposed Ordinance Amending the Official Zoning Map to Change The Zoning Classification from the Light Industrial (M-1) Zoning District to the Tallahassee Math and Science Planned Unit Development (PUD) Zoning District
(County Administrator/PLACE/Planning/Land Use)


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

  • Leon County Research and Development Authority’s Audited Financial Statements for FY 2013/14
  • Capital Region Community Development District Record of Proceedings January 8, 2015

              The next Regular Board of County Commissioners Meeting is scheduled for
, April 14, 2015  at 3:00 p.m.



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