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Written by Justin K. York   
Monday, 14 December 2015

Seminole Soil and Water Conservation District

 

August 18, 2015 Meeting Minutes

 

 

  • Call to Order: 6:06pm.

 

  • Pledge of Allegiance

 

  • Roll Call – Geoff Kendrick – present, H. Alexander Duncan – present, Edmund Young – present, Judith Benson – absent, Justin York – absent for meeting; present at workshop

 

  • Vice Chair Kendrick welcomed visitors – Joseph Dion, Sharon Lynn, Troy Stull, and Cynthia Ellenburg – Orange County SWCD. All visitors asked to introduce themselves and welcomed to share their thoughts with the District.

 

  • Vice Chair Kendrick welcomed special guest: A. Bryant Applegate – Seminole County Attorney. Mr. Applegate will hold a workshop highlighting Sunshine Laws immediately following today’s meeting.

 

  • Unable to approve July 2015 Minutes

 

Vice Chair Report – No Report

 

Treasurer Report

  • Acct Balance: Conserve Always: $518.80

SSWCD: $104.94

 

  • Mr. Young discussed petitions for 2016 Solar Amendment ballot initiative –    amendment to reduce fees (punitive fees as described by Young) for citizens choosing to live off-the-grid. Petitions needed: approx 700,000.

 

Secretary Report

·        No Report.

 

Public Relations Report

 

  • Mr. Duncan requests that the District provide digital access to our Meeting Minutes (in order)

 

  • Mr. Duncan also states that he will collect more information in the DRC in the near future – DRC operations, guidelines, etc…

 

Old Business

 

·        Tabled for next meeting because of Supervisor absences.

 

New Business

 

·        Sunshine Law Workshop immediately following tonight’s meeting.

 

·        Next meeting date – September 15th 2015

 

No additional business to discuss, meeting adjourned at 6:25pm

 

Florida’s Government in Sunshine and Public Records Laws Ethics

 

·        Bryant Applegate, County Attorney for Seminole County, provided the Board with a presentation on Florida’s Government in the Sunshine and Public Records Laws Ethics.

 

Meeting Minutes prepared by Vice Chairman Geoff Kendrick.

Workshop Minutes prepared by Secretary Justin K. York. 

 
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