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Written by Justin York   
Tuesday, 04 August 2015


Seminole County Soil and Water Conservation District


January 13, 2015 Meeting Minutes


·        Call to Order: 6:00pm.


·        Pledge of Allegiance


·        Roll Call – all Board members present


·        Chair Benson welcomed newly elected members to the board: Geoff Kendrick, Justin York, and Ed Young


·        Unanimous approval of the January 2015 meeting agenda by Board


·        Chair Benson invited volunteers and guests to make remarks and public comment


·        Election of officers

o   Chair Benson re-elected to her position.

o   Geoff Kendrick elected Vice Chair

o   Justin York elected Secretary

o   Ed Young elected Treasurer

o   H. Alexander Duncan elected Public Relations Chair


·        Board directed to complete website biographies as soon as possible.


·        Unanimous approval of cooperative working agreement with the National Resource Conservation Service after extensive discussion on the same.

o   Motion for approval by Chair Benson; seconded by Treasurer Young

o   Follow-up commentary and discussion with David Millard


·        Chair’s Report

o   Extensive discussion of anti-fracking bill proposed in state legislature; proposed SSWCD prepare correspondence in support of corresponding anti-fracking bills; tabled until next meeting to allow independent Supervisor investigation

o   Discussion of Hunt Club WWTP (Utilities, Inc.)

o   Discussion of upcoming Orange County SWCD meeting

o   Discussion of office space at county facility

o   Discussion of Amendment 1 funding for SSWCD


·        Vice Chair’s Report

o   No report due to new election of Vice Chair.


·        Secretary’s Report

o   No report due to new election of Secretary


·        Treasurer’s Report

o   No report due to new election of Treasurer


·        Public Relations Report

o   Supervisor Duncan described his miscellaneous, continuing activities on behalf of the Board.

o   Discussion of use of Florida Forever funds and debate over cattle leases.

o   He has also contacted county personnel regarding grant and funding opportunities for the Board.

o   He also laid out his objectives for the coming year:

§  Continue trying to extend the reach of the SSWCD including federal properties

§  Attending and increasing SSWCD involvement in community meetings

§  Issuing a report of SSWCD activities and detailing a review of the county SERV program

§  Introducing and implementing “the Freedom Plan”


·        Old Business

o   Discussion of 2015 poster contest, specifically our fundraising goal of $450 with approximately $405 received from multiple donations


·        New Business

o   None specified.


·        Announcements/ Open Forum

o   Public comment opposing fracking in Florida


·        Adjournment: 8:52pm


Minutes prepared and approved by Secretary Justin York.



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