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2015 09 15 Meeting Minutes PDF Print E-mail
Written by Justin York   
Monday, 14 December 2015

September 15, 2015 Minutes


·        Call to Order: 6:17pm

·        Pledge of Allegiance

·        Roll Call – Determination of a Quorum: all Supervisors present.

·        Approval of SSWCD Minutes

o   Approval of July and August 2015 Minutes postponed to October 2015 general meeting pending preparation of said Minutes.


·        Citizen Participation

o   The following citizens were present and accounted for: Joseph Dionne of Winter Springs; Jason Latorre of Altamonte Springs; Becky Dumas; and Donald Menzel of Longwood


o   Remarks from Donald Menzel encouraging the regular, public posting of SSWCD meeting minutes and agendas on SSWCD website precipitated Board discussion of the same as well as Supervisor biographies.


·        National Resource Conservation Service Report

·        Chair’s Report

o   Apologized for missing prior meetings due to family emergency

o   Discussion of 2016 Poster Contest with the theme of “We All Need Trees.”


·        Vice Chair’s Report

o   No report.

·        Secretary’s Report

o   Discussion of ongoing Tree Cities USA initiative in Lake Mary and Oviedo.

·        Treasurer’s Report

o   SSWCD Balance: $104.94

o   Conserve All Ways Balance: $518.80

o   Presentation regarding Solar Choice Amendment by Young

o   Motion by Young to approve letter from SSWCD endorsing the Solar Choice Amendment; 2nd by Duncan.

§  Motion approved unanimously.


·        Public Relations Report

o   No report.

·        Other Business

o   None

·        Adjournment: 7:14pm


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