District #1                            District #2                                District #3                                District #4                                    District #5

John E. Manning                 Cecil L Pendergrass                 Larry Kiker                               Vacant                                           Frank Mann

                                                Chair                                          Vice Chair


Roger Desjarlais                                                                                                                                    Andrea R. Fraser

County Manager                                                                                                                                            Interim County Attorney

October 29, 2013

 
 

 


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COMMISSION CHAMBERS, 2120 MAIN STREET, FORT MYERS, FLORIDA

9:30 AM

 

 
                                    

                         

                        Invocation:         

           

 

 

Invocation:  Paul Lodato, WRXY TV CTN10 Christian Television

 

Pledge of Allegiance

 

Ceremonial Presentations

 

Recap

 

Public Comment on Agenda Items

 

                                Consent Agenda

·                     Items to be pulled for discussion by the Board

·                     Motion to approve balance of items

·                     Consideration of items pulled for discussion

 

Administrative Agenda

 

Walk-ons and Carry-overs

 

                Commissioners' Items/Committee Appointments

 

County Manager Items

 

County Attorney Items

 

Adjourn


           

CONSENT AGENDA

 

1.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATION

 

 

A)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Authorize Chair to approve $225,000 for the Southwest Florida Community Foundation to manage the funding of Tourist Development Council Attractions Marketing Program.

(#20130863-VISITOR AND CONVENTION BUREAU)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Tourist Development Tax, VCB Attractions Marketing.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Allows the Visitor & Convention Bureau to distribute funding to area non-profit attractions via the Southwest Florida Community Foundation.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

2.

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

 

3.

CONSTRUCTION AND DESIGN

 

4.

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

 

5.

COUNTY LANDS

 

6.

HUMAN SERVICES

 

 

A)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

1. Approve FY 2013-2014 contracts for the competitive Partnering for Results program in the amount of $3,364,966.25 as proposed in Attachment I.  

2. Authorize Human Services to negotiate adjustments in outcomes, total contract amount, unit rates and/or units purchased, if final documentation provided by the funded agency does not support the data submitted in the proposal.  Human Services staff can decrease but not increase the total approved contract amount.

3. Approve set aside of $230,000 for FY 2013-2014 contract with the Early Learning Coalition of Southwest Florida for the income eligible/working poor School Readiness Program child care match. 

4. Approve set aside of $291,483.75 for implementation of priority areas indicated in the Ten Year Plan to End Homelessness by sustaining operations of the Bob Janes Triage Center/Low Demand Shelter. 

5. Authorize Board chair to sign all the contracts once completed by community agencies and future amendments, if necessary, that do not substantially alter the original intent of the contract.

(#20130865-HUMAN SERVICES)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Fund: General Fund; Program: Partnering for Results; Project: Funding of nonprofit agencies to provide humans service needs.  Funding is in account string: FC5690200100.508210 which is included in the approved FY2013/2014 operating budget.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Provides County funding to nonprofit agencies for social service programs.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 


 

6.

HUMAN SERVICES (Continued)

 

 

B)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

1.)  Approve a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Lee County Board of County Commissioners and the American Red Cross, Lee County Chapter to receive $154,180 for the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program. 2.) Approve a budget resolution for $154,180.

(#20130851-HUMAN SERVICES)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Fund-MOU with the American Red Cross through the General Fund; Program-U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs; Project-SSVF.  Funds will be available in the following business unit: FC5690100100.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Provides $154,180 for case management, housing stabilization and financial assistance for Lee County Human Services to assist 30-40 homeless veteran households in obtaining stable housing and economic self-sufficiency.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

 

C)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

1.) Request the Lee County Board of County Commissioners approve the acceptance of a private $10,000 cash donation to the Department of Human Services and 2.) Approve a budget resolution for $10,000. (#20130858-HUMAN SERVICES)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Fund-Individual donor through General Fund; Program-Social Services, Family Services Unit; Project-Partnership in Family Building (PIFB).  (Donor requests anonymity).  Funds will be available in the following business unit:  FC5640113828.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Provides $10,000 to the Department of Human Services allowing the Family Self Sufficiency Program to meet unique needs of homeless families and children.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

 

D)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

1.)  Approve a 60 day extension of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the Lee County Board of County Commissioners and the American Red Cross, Lee County Chapter for the Supportive Services for Veteran Families (SSVF) Program. 2.) Approve a budget resolution for $89,222, to carryover balance of the original MOU from FY12/13 to FY13/14. (#20130876-HUMAN SERVICES)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Fund-MOU with the American Red Cross through the General Fund; Program-U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs; Project-SSVF.  Funds will be available in the following business unit: 11103500100.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Provides $89,222 so the Lee County Department of Human Services can continue to provide case management, housing stabilization and financial assistance towards economic self-sufficiency for veterans and their families.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 


 

7.

INDEPENDENT

 

 

A)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

A)  Approve an increase in the annual expenditure allowed under Project No. Q-100164 from $622,800.00 to $765,000 for the provision of janitorial services by Facilities Services for the various downtown facilities, to include the Community Development/ Public Works Building, as awarded to United States Service Industries.  B)  Grant permission to continue to utilize the Quote for the duration of the contract - currently through May 2, 2014 with the option to renew for one additional one year period. C)  Grant the authority to exercise annual increases based on the Consumer Price Index. (#20130867-FACILITIES SERVICES)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Funding: Facilities Services/Facilities Maintenance/Court Services/Sheriff Support/General Fund/Janitorial Services.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Allows for janitorial services to be provided to the Community Development/Public Works Building, which constitutes a geographically relevant addition to the County property provided service under Quote

#Q-100164.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

 

B)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Adopt two Budget Amendment Resolutions, one in the amount of $1,871 for NE Hurricane Bay MSBU Debt Fund 26051; and one Resolution in the amount of $27,573 for Port Carlos Dredge MSBU Debt Fund 22802, for Fiscal Year 2012/2013.  Adopt one Budget Amendment Resolution in the amount of $18,616 for Port Carlos Dredge MSBU Debt Fund 26002 for Fiscal Year 2013/2014. (#20130879-PUBLIC RESOURCES)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

NE Hurricane Bay and Port Carlos Dredge MSBU:  Property Owner Assessments.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Approving the two budget resolutions for debt funds 26051 and 22802, will provide conformance to GAAP and allow closing of the funds.  Approving the budget resolution for debt fund 26002 will allow us to receive assessments, and establish a construction debt fund in conformance to GAAP in FY 2013-2014.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

8.

NATURAL RESOURCES/SOLID WASTE

 

 

A)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Approve Budget Amendment Resolution to fund 26 FY14 West Coast Inland Navigation District (WCIND) projects totaling $1,512,944.00. Authorize Chair to execute 22 subgrant agreements with local governments, non-profit organizations, and various Lee County Law Enforcement agencies to implement WCIND FY14 projects. (#20130859-NATURAL RESOURCES)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

No County funds are required.  All funds will be pass through grants funded by WCIND. Fund – General Fund (WCIND Reimbursement); Program – Marine Sciences Major Maintenance Projects; Projects as follows: 403147 – WCIND/Navigation Improvements, 403149 –– WCIND/ Derelict Vessel Removal,  403151 –– WCIND/Marine Services Miscellaneous, 403135 – WCIND/Marine Enforcement, 403164 – WCIND/Boca Grande Fire Control District, 403143 – WCIND/Sanibel Fire Rescue, 403153 – WCIND/Parks and Rec Miscellaneous, 403120 – WCIND/Iona McGregor Fire District, 403173 – WCIND/USCG Auxiliary 09-08, 403139 – WCIND/Sanibel Captiva Power Squadron, 403174 – WCIND/ USCG Auxiliary 09-10, 403161 – WCIND/ San Carlos Bay Power Squadron, 403166 – WCIND/Imaginarium, 403168 – WCIND/Ding Darling, 403156 – WCIND/Sanibel Captiva Conservation Foundation, 403169 – WCIND/Lee Reefs, 403152 – WCIND/CROW, 403158 – WCIND/City of Sanibel, 403175 – WCIND/Cape Coral Rowing Club, 403176 – WCIND/Friends of Koreshan.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Formalizes duties and responsibilities of Lee County and subgrantees in implementing WCIND funded projects.  Authorizes Commission Chair to sign all subgrant agreements pertaining to the FY 14 WCIND Waterway Development Program.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Staff recommends approval.

 


 

8.

NATURAL RESOURCES/SOLID WASTE (Continued)

 

 

B)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

A. Approve an agreement between Lee County and the participating residents of the Lake Candlewood subdivision to implement the Lake Candlewood Stormwater Pond Pilot Project. The project will include 1) installation of aerators and associated power sources that may be from an alternative power source or connected to individual homes, 2) installation of flocculent logs attached to the aerators or injection/circulation of flocculent to help clarify the water column and reestablish submerged aquatic vegetation and 3) installation of floating vegetated mats to provide additional vegetation for nutrient uptake.

B. Approve the donation of fixed assets associated with the Lake Candlewood Stormwater Pond Pilot Project to the participating residents at the conclusion of the two (2) year pilot project.

C. Approve scoping and bidding for the aforementioned materials and services not to exceed $100,000.

 (#20130869-NATURAL RESOURCES)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Funds are available in current year budget.  Fund – Capital Improvement Fund; Program – Water Resources Projects; Project – Caloosahatchee TMDL Compliance.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Approves the agreement between Lee County and the participating residents of the Lake Candlewood subdivision to undertake the Lake Candlewood Stormwater Pond Pilot Project and to donate the associated fixed assets after the two-year pilot project is concluded.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Recommend approval.

 

9.

PARKS AND RECREATION

 

10.

PUBLIC SAFETY

 

11.

PUBLIC WORKS ADMINISTRATION

 

12.

TRANSPORTATION

 

13.

UTILITIES

 

 

A)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Developer Contributed Asset - North Fort Myers Recreation Center (BS 20130850/27175, MMM/SDG):  Approve final acceptance, by Resolution, as a donation of a water main relocation, to provide potable water service and fire protection to the redeveloped ''NORTH FORT MYERS RECREATION CENTER''. This is a Lee County Construction and Design contributed asset project located along the west side of US 41 approximately one mile north of Pine Island Road. (#20130850-UTILITIES)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

No funding required for this action.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Provides adequate utility infrastructure to support redevelopment of the subject property and complies with the Lee County Utilities Design Manual.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approval.

 


 

13.

UTILITIES

 

 

B)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Developer Contributed Asset - Lee County Emergency Operations Center (BS 20130852/27177, MMM/SDG):  Approve final acceptance, by Resolution, as a donation of one 8'' fire line, a water main extension and a gravity collection system, to provide water service, fire protection, and sanitary sewer service to the new ''LEE COUNTY EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER''. This is a Lee County Construction and Design contributed asset project located along the east side of Ortiz Avenue approximately 1/2 mile south of S.R. 82. (#20130852-UTILITIES)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

No funding required for this action.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Provides adequate utility infrastructure to support redevelopment of the subject property and complies with the Lee County Utilities Design Manual.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approval.

 

 

C)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Developer Contributed Asset - Lee County Sports Complex Improvements (BS 20130856/27181, MMM/SDG):  Approve construction of water and gravity main extensions to provide potable water service, fire protection, and sanitary sewer service to the ''LEE COUNTY SPORTS COMPLEX IMPROVEMENTS''. This is a Lee County Construction and Design contributed asset project located along the west side of Six Mile Cypress/Ben C. Pratt Parkway. (#20130856-UTILITIES)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

No funding required for this action.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Provides adequate utility infrastructure to support redevelopment of the subject property and complies with the Lee County Utilities Design Manual.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approval.

 

 

D)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Developer Contributed Asset - Sunny Grove Park Fire Line (BS 20130828/27153, MMM/SDG):  Approve final acceptance, by Resolution and recording of one (1) utility easement, as a donation of one 6'' diameter fire line, to provide fire protection to the existing ''SUNNY GROVE PARK''. This is a Developer contributed asset project located along the west side of South Tamiami Trail approximately ½ mile north of Corkscrew Road. (#20130828-UTILITIES)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

No funds required for this action.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Provides adequate utility infrastructure to support redevelopment of the subject property and complies with the Lee County Utilities Design Manual.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approval.

 

 

E)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Developer Contributed Asset - Verandah, Tract 12 Fire Hydrant Relocation (BS 20130848/27173, MMM/SDG):  Approve final acceptance, by Resolution, as a donation of one relocated fire hydrant, to provide fire protection to the existing ''VERANDAH, TRACT 12''.  To accommodate a large single-family residence, two lots were combined into one requiring the fire hydrant to be relocated to the property line. This is a Developer contributed asset project located along the north side of Whispering Oaks Court approximately 1,000'' feet east of Brantley Oaks View Drive. (#20130848-UTILITIES)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

No funds required for this action.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Provides adequate utility infrastructure to support redevelopment of the subject property and complies with the Lee County Utilities Design Manual.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approval.

 

13.

UTILITIES (Continued)

 

 

F)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Developer Contributed Asset - The Preserve at Corkscrew, Phase 2D (BS 20130862/27187, MMM/SDG):  Approve final acceptance, by Resolution as a donation of water and gravity main extensions to provide potable water service, fire protection, and sanitary sewer service to ''THE PRESERVE AT CORKSCREW, PHASE 2D'', a phased residential development. This is a Developer contributed asset project located on the south side of Corkscrew Road approximately 2 miles east of Ben Hill Griffin Road. (#20130862-UTILITIES)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

No funding required for this action.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Provides adequate utility infrastructure to support development of this phase of the subject property and complies with the Lee County Utilities Design Manual.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approval.

 

 

G)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Developer Contributed Asset - MotorSports Solutions - Harley Davidson Dealership (BS 20130864/27189, MMM/SDG):  Approve construction of one potable water service, two 10" diameter fire lines, and a gravity main extension serving ''MOTORSPORTS SOLUTIONS - HARLEY DAVIDSON DEALERSHIP'', to provide potable water service, fire protection, and sanitary sewer service to this proposed commercial development. This is a Developer contributed asset project located within D75 Commerce Center at the southeast corner of I-75 and Daniels Parkway. (#20130864-UTILITIES)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

No funding required for this action.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Provides adequate utility infrastructure to support development of this phase of the subject property and complies with the Lee County Utilities Design Manual.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approval.

 

14.

COUNTY ATTORNEY

 

 

A)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Direct to public hearings the consideration of the Fifth Amendment to the FGCU Campus Development Agreement.  Suggested dates:  November 12, 2013 and November 26, 2013.  Two public hearings are required by Florida Statutes to amend a campus development agreement.

(#20130847-COUNTY ATTORNEY)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

N/A.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Completes the Campus Master Plan process set out in Chapter 1013 of the Florida Statutes.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

 

B)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Direct to public hearing a non-emergency ordinance to amend Lee County Ordinance No. 02-01, granting CFM Community Development District ("District") the ability to exercise Special Powers for security features and services, on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at 9:30 a.m. (#20130866-COUNTY ATTORNEY)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Advertising cost will be paid by the Petitioner.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Adoption of the amendment of Ordinance No. 02-01 will grant the District the ability to exercise Special Powers for security pursuant to F.S. §190.012(2)(d).

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 


 

15.

HEARING EXAMINER

 

16.

CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS

 

 

A)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Request Board approves disbursements. The check and wire registers can now be viewed on the Clerk's website, www.leeclerk.org by accessing the BoCC Minutes and Documents link. (#20130887-FINANCE)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

N/A.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Florida Statute Chapter 136.06(1) requires that all County disbursements be recorded in the Minutes of the Board.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Compliance with the requirements of FS 136.06(1).

 

 

B)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Present for information purposes interim reporting on selected financial activity. (#20130888-FINANCE)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

N/A.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

To provide interim reporting on selected funds, revenues, and expenditures of the Lee County Board of County Commissioners. Included in this report in compliance with Chapter 218.415, Florida Statutes, Local Investment Policies, is the stated and fair market value of the investments managed by the Clerk’s Office. To include the Lee County Ordinance 02-28 activity for the Driver’s Education Safety Trust Fund.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

The purpose of this report is to convey to you the financial status of selected significant funds of the Lee County Board of County Commissioners, the status of specific revenues and expenditures as of the stated dates, and the market value of investments managed by the Clerk’s Office on behalf of the Board.

 

 

C)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Request adoption of Board resolution to record authority for the disposal of county-owned tangible personal property in fiscal year 2013. (#20130889-FINANCE)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

N/A.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Records authority for disposal of county-owned personal property by resolution in the Board meeting minutes as required by Section 274.07, Florida Statutes.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

 

D)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Board approval for the Lee County Sheriff's office (LCSO) to accept the FY 2013 State Criminal Alien Assistance Program (SCAAP) award, as well as approve LCSO recommendations on how the funds should be allocated. (#20130871-SHERIFF)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

U.S Department of Justice.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Approval will allow the Lee County Sheriff’s Office to accept the awarded funds to obtain reimbursement expenditures associated with housing undocumented criminal aliens in our detention facilities.  Approval will allow the LCSO to purchase requested expenditures for corrections purposes only.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

17.

PORT AUTHORITY AND OTHER GOVERNING BOARDS

 


 

ADMINISTRATIVE AGENDA

 

1.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATION

 

 

A)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Adopt a Resolution amending Administrative Code 1-3, Administrative Procedures of the Board, and RULE 1.02 – Regular Meetings, in order to hold Board of Lee County Commissioners’ regular meetings bi-weekly (every two weeks) instead of weekly. Upon approval, bi-weekly meetings beginning with the

November 5, 2013, meeting.  A new meeting schedule will be made available.  Also, allow flexibility to add meetings, as needed, during months where there is increased activity -- typically in the April through September time period coinciding with budget preparation, approvals, and busier time of the fiscal year.

(#20130842-COUNTY MANAGER)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Savings conservatively estimated at $36,000 annually, which includes Public Resources' staff time to finalize agendas and County Administration, County Attorneys, county directors, and county staff time in Board meetings.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Provides for a revised Administrative Code amending the Board’s Regular meeting schedule to the First and Third Tuesday of each month.  Most other Florida counties meet bi-weekly. In recent years, the size of the Lee County Commission meeting agendas has been reduced significantly, particularly in the period from October through March.  Bi-weekly meetings will reduce staff time spent in Board meetings by half, and reduce costs associated with finalizing agendas four times a month instead of twice a month, as well as provide for increased productivity on other projects.      

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

 

B)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

A) Award Service Provider Agreements for RFQ130410 STATE LEGISLATIVE & EXECUTIVE BRANCH LOBBYING SERVICES to the following firms:  Gray-Robinson, P.A. (not-to-exceed amount of $60,000 for contract term); Nabors, Giblin & Nickerson, P.A (not-to-exceed amount of $30,000 for contract term): and Fowler White Boggs, P.A. (not-to-exceed amount of $30,000 for contract term) for a total annual expenditure of $120,000.  These are one year contracts with no option to renew.

 B) Authorize the Chair to execute the Service Provider Agreements upon receipt.

(#20130875-COUNTY MANAGER)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Fund – General Fund: Program – Non-Departmental.  This item is budgeted annually.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Provides the County with state legislative and executive branch lobbying services.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

 

C)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Authorize a 2-year extension of Fifth Third Bank to provide up to a $2,500,000 line of credit to be secured by special assessments for initial financing of MSBU Projects that are later secured with long term financing through the Term Loan Program.  Approve Fifth Third's Amendment to Line-of-Credit Agreement with an expiration date of 11-8-2015, at the same terms as the current contract. (#20130878-COUNTY MANAGER)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Origination costs to establish this program are paid from General Fund Non Departmental Short Term Loan Program.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Provides short term debt financing for MSBU projects that can be later funded by a long term debt financing program for MSBU Projects (Term Loan Program #4) without pledging the Non-Ad Valorem Debt Capacity of the County.  Provides Private Placement Financing for MSBU Projects.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Recommend acceptance of the extension of the line of credit from Fifth Third Bank as a source of funds for short term financing of MSBU Projects.

 


 

2.

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

 

3.

CONSTRUCTION AND DESIGN

 

4.

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

 

5.

COUNTY LANDS

 

6.

HUMAN SERVICES

 

7.

INDEPENDENT

 

8.

NATURAL RESOURCES/SOLID WASTE

 

9.

PARKS AND RECREATION

 

10.

PUBLIC SAFETY

 

11.

PUBLIC WORKS ADMINISTRATION

 

12.

TRANSPORTATION

 

13.

UTILITIES

 

14.

COUNTY ATTORNEY

 

 

A)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Approve Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Southwest Florida Professional Firefighters and Paramedics, Local 1826 / IAFF, Inc. and Lee County Public Safety Division / Emergency Medical Services with regards to three percent (3%) cost of living adjustment for the 2013-2014 Fiscal Year.

(#20130881-COUNTY ATTORNEY)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

 

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Employees in the Bargaining Unit represented by Local 1826 would receive a three (3%) cost of living adjustment as given to all non-bargaining unit County employees for the 2013-2014 Fiscal Year.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

 

 

15.

HEARING EXAMINER

 

16.

CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS

 

17.

PORT AUTHORITY AND OTHER GOVERNING BOARDS