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Written by Justin York   
Tuesday, 04 August 2015


Seminole Soil and Water Conservation District


February 17, 2015 Meeting Minutes


·        Call to Order: 6:35pm.

o   Members of the Seminole County Public School Board were present to view entries in 2015 poster contest along with members of the SSWCD prior to formal call to order.


·        Pledge of Allegiance


·        Roll Call – all Board members present


·        Citizen Participation

o   Ed Ghiglieri, Sharon Lynn and Pat Southward all spoke in favor of banning fracking in Florida.


·        Chair’s Report

o   Discussion of 2015 Post Contest and means to encourage additional entries in future contests.


·        Vice Chair’s Report

o   No report


·        Secretary’s Report

o   Motion to approve January 2015 Meeting Minutes

o   Board discussion regarding January 2015 Meeting Minutes

o   Motion by Duncan to postpone approval of Minutes until next Board meeting to include additional remarks by Duncan; seconded by York. Motion to postpone approved unanimously.


·        Treasurer’s Report

o   Discussion of current SSWCD finances.


·        Public Relations Report

o   No report


·        National Resource Conservation Service Report

o   Dave Millard presented and discussed USDA NRCS Civil Rights Responsibilities for Partners Checklist – prepared by NRCS Civil Rights Division


·        Old Business

o   Certification of winners of 2015 Poster Contest

§  Grades 7-9: Sanaa Wynn (1st); Sanford Williams and Shirley Alvelo (2nd – tied); and Lloyd Andino and Robert Leonard (3rd – tied)

§  Grades 10-12: Evannie Reddick (1st); Caleb Brandon and Chandler Camp (2nd – tied); and Lyric Alexander (3rd)

·        To break tie for 1st place for Grades 10-12, Motion by Duncan to award 1st place to “butterfly” poster submitted by Reddick; seconded by Kendrick. Motion approved unanimously.

o   Extensive Board discussion of awarding prize money to tied winners.

§  Motion by Young to award $35 to first place winner; $25 to all second place winners; and $15 to all 3rd place winners; seconded by Kendrick. Motion approved unanimously.


·        New Business

o   Motion by Benson to approve letter from SSWCD in support of anti-fracking legislation in the Florida House of Representatives (H.B. 169) and the Florida Senate (S.B. 166).

§  Extensive presentation by Benson in favor of Motion

§  Extensive board discussion among all members regarding Motion

§  Benson withdrew Motion in favor of holding separate votes for each bill.

o   Motion by Benson to approve letter from SSWCD in support of H.B. 169; seconded by Benson.

§  Benson, Duncan, Young (yay); Kendrick, York (nay). Motion approved 3 to 2.

o   Motion by Benson to approve letter from SSWCD in support of S.B. 166.

§  Kendrick, Young, York (nay); Benson, Duncan (yay). Motion failed 2 to 3.


·        Adjournment: 9:17pm


Minutes prepared and approved by Secretary Justin York.





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