Low flow
Using a low-flow toilet can save Americans 2.1 trillion gallons of water and $11.3 million nationwide every day.



In the News

Watering Restrictions


Allowed watering times:
12:00 midnight to 10:00 am, or 4:00 pm to 12:00 midnight.

Allowed watering days:
Thursday & Sundays = Even numbered and no numbered addresses.
Wednesday & Saturday = Odd numbered addresses.

For more details on watering restrictions in your area, please check with your city management.


Home arrow Meetings arrow 2013 05 21 MEETING MINUTES
2013 05 21 MEETING MINUTES PDF Print E-mail
Written by JUDITH BENSON   
Sunday, 18 May 2014


May 21, 2013

City of Longwood Chambers


Board Attendees - Judith Benson, Ariel Gaussart, Scott Sturgill, H. Alexander Duncan, Randy Garrett


Absent - None.

Meeting called to order by Chair, Judith Benson, at 5:38PM.

Conducted Pledge of Allegiance.

Approval of Agenda: Duncan motioned for approval, Sturgill 2nd the motion, with all in favor.

Chair Benson Introduced the main speaker, Max Castaneda, and he gave a very informative presentation with a question and answer session for the Board and citizens in attendance.  Chair Benson and the Board presented Mr. Castaneda with a certificate of appreciation at the conclusion of the presentation.

Gaussart introduced Tim Broduer, a former S&W Board Member, who gave a presentation on the idea of working with water conservation and fundraising through training and the fees associated with becoming certified by the S&W Board.

Chair Benson introduced David Millard of NRS, who gave a brief presentation on irrigation of agricultural lands.  Mr. Millard cautioned against the use of data from models as a basis for water conservation.  Mr. Millard also updated the Board on Turkey Creek pertaining to the efforts to restore the flood plains by removing the dike(s).  Duncan questioned the impact of removing dikes and Mr. Millard stated that sometimes removing dikes will allow for invasive species to thrive.

Approval of April 2013 Minutes: Sturgill motioned to approve and Duncan 2nd it will all in favor.

Treasurer's Report - Sturgill:  May's beginning balance was $1,715.63; two payments for April 2013 and May 2013, in the amounts of $111.30, were made to My Neighborhood Storage Center, and a third payment for $72.00 was made to the US Postmaster for the Board's PO Box Fee, leaving an ending balance of $1421.03.

Gaussart updated the Board on the process to post Public Notice for the Board's meetings.  He advised the Board must email the County Manager's Office at least 7 days prior to the meeting with the following info: Who, Where, Why, Date, Time.  Sturgill suggested that the Chair call the Department of Agriculture for an opinion as to whether or not this would meet the legal requirements for posting public notice.  Benson stated she would contact them.

Sturgill requested an update on the Board's intern.  Gaussart stated the intern did not make the May meeting as planned.  A brief discussion on the legal use of interns without paying them was held.  Garrett mentioned that interns from colleges are used in other government entities without paying them.  The question of whether the Board's intern was from a local college or not arose.  Gaussart stated he believed the intern attended Seminole State College.

A discussion on the date and time of the upcoming workshop was held.  Garrett reminded the Board that a vote had already been approved to hold the workshop immediately prior to the Board's June meeting.

Chair Benson adjourned the meeting at 7:22pm.

Last Updated ( Monday, 19 May 2014 )
< Prev   Next >
Copyright 2008. Seminole County Soil and Water Conservation District.