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It takes approximately 1 million years for a glass bottle to break down at the landfill.

2015 06 16 Meeting and Workshop Minutes PDF Print E-mail
Written by Justin York   
Tuesday, 13 October 2015

June 16, 2015 Meeting and Workshop Minutes


·                    Call to Order: 5:30pm


·                    Roll Call

o        All Supervisors present.


·                    Citizen Participation

o        None.


·                    National Resource Conservation Service Report

o        Report deferred to assist with leading SSWCD workshop.

o        Review of prior Long Range Plans from SWWCD and other District boards to assist with developing Long Range Plan for SWWCD.


·                    Chair’s Report

o        Chair requested from Secretary digital copies of prior minutes and agendas to insure compliance with Florida Sunshine requirements.

o        Discussion of contemplated new slogan for Seminole County – “Orlando North”


·                    Vice Chair’s Report

o        No report.


·                    Secretary’s Report

o        Motion by York to approve May 2015 meeting minutes; Motion seconded by Kendrick; Motion approved unanimously.

o        Motion by York to table approval of January 2015 meeting minutes to incorporate additional information from Public Relations Report based on provision of additional notes/memoranda from Duncan; Motion seconded by Duncan; Motion approved unanimously.

o        Motion by York to approve/ authorize expenditure of $25 to obtain new SSWCD logo from Hedrick, LLC; Motion seconded by Duncan; Motion approved unanimously.

o        Discussion on soliciting additional, new logo for Conserve All Ways, LLC for $25. York agreed to follow up on new logo design with Hedrick, LLC.


·                    Treasurer’s Report

o        Discussion of current SSWCD finances.

o        Discussion of Family Movie Night project, specifically The Lorax.


·                    Public Relations Report

o        Discussed attendance at Development Review Committee meeting

o        Discussed UCF retirement community project in the Oviedo area.

o        Extensive discussion of “the Freedom Plan”


·                    Old Business

o        None


·                    New Business

o        None


·                    Workshop

o        Extensive discussion on potential projects for SSWCD for 2015-16 geared towards developing a Long Term Plan for the District.

§  Empowerment – to promote programs

§  Educational – outreach/ informing the public on Board activities

§  Advocacy

§  Expanding municipal recycling programs

§  Assisting local governments in forming comprehensive plans

§  Public/ private meeting attendance

§  Impacting local building codes

§  Promote conservation

§  Strengthen activities in public schools and with local governments

§  Water conservation through irrigation

§  Addressing urban soil needs

o        Establishing goals for a Long Term Plan

§  Outreach to the public to empower individuals and government; to be an advocate for resource conservation; promote water conservation; and research public schools.

§  Impact building codes to promote conservation.

§  Assist in water conservation through water management

§  Assisting local governments with resource questions

§  Expand county recycling program

§  Provide information on urban soils


·                    Adjournment: 8:03pm - Minutes prepared and approved by Secretary Justin York.



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