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

John E. Manning                 Cecil L Pendergrass                 Larry Kiker                               Tammy Hall                                 Frank Mann

                                                Chair                                          Vice Chair


Doug Meurer                                                                                                                                       Michael D. Hunt

Interim County Manager                                                                                                                                           County Attorney

January 08, 2013

 
 

 


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COMMISSION CHAMBERS, 2120 MAIN STREET, FORT MYERS, FLORIDA

9:30 AM

 

 
                                    

                         

                        Invocation:         

           

 

 

Invocation:  Pastor Clint Cottrell, Cypress Lake Presbyterian Church

 

Pledge of Allegiance

 

Recap

 

Public Comment on the Consent and Administrative Agenda

 

                                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

 

Public Presentation of Matters by Citizens

 

Adjourn


           

CONSENT AGENDA

 

1.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATION

 

 

A)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Approve and authorize Chairman to execute interlocal agreements between Lee County and the following agencies: Captiva Erosion Prevention District; City of Bonita Springs; City of Cape Coral; City of Sanibel; Town of Fort Myers Beach and the State of Florida Department of Environmental Protection for thirteen (13) separate Lee County Tourist Development Council Beach & Shoreline projects.

(#20121094-VISITOR AND CONVENTION BUREAU)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Fund - Tourist Development Tax.  Program - Major Maintenance Program.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Provides a mechanism to reimburse agencies with TDC Beach & Shoreline program funds.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Recommend approval.

 

 

B)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Approve and authorize FY2012-2013 beach & shoreline project funding to be used for a FY2011-2012 expenditure incurred by the Captiva Erosion Prevention District (CEPD) after Tropical Storm Debby. (#20121120-VISITOR AND CONVENTION BUREAU)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Fund - Tourist Development Tax Program - Major Maintenance Program – Captiva Beach Performance Survey Project.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Allows reimbursement for expense of post storm beach survey conducted in August 2012 and required by Department of Environmental Protection/Federal Emergency Management Agency (DEP/FEMA).

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Recommend approval.

 

2.

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

 

3.

CONSTRUCTION AND DESIGN

 

 

A)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

A)            Approve Change Order No. 10 to project RFQ-10-04 Construction Manager - LEE COUNTY EMERGENCY OPERATIONS CENTER, to Gates Butz Institutional Construction, LLC, Contract No. 5210 in the amount of $297,009.77.

B)         Authorize Chair to execute Change Order on behalf of the Board.

(#20121129-CONSTRUCTION AND DESIGN)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Fund –Capital Improvement Fund ($251,005.77) and ITG ($46,004); Program – Capital Projects; Project – Lee County Emergency Operations Center and Fiber Optic Expansion Projects.  This project is included in the FY12/13 Capital Improvement Program.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Provides technology integration adjustments and infrastructure to support the most current technology available for the new EOC.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

4.

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

 


 

5.

COUNTY LANDS

 

 

A)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Annual approval of the Conservation 20/20 Program Property Acquisition Status Map.

 (#20121081-COUNTY LANDS)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

N/A.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Meets the requirement of the Lee County Conservation Lands (AKA Conservation 20/20) Implementation Ordinance for approval of an annual acquisition status map.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

6.

HUMAN SERVICES

 

 

A)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

1.  Terminate contract #6070 with The Salvation Army, Inc (TSA).

2.  Terminate contract #6069 with Southwest Florida Addiction Services, Inc (SWFAS). 

3.  Add remaining funds ($114,799.13) from the two terminated contracts to contract #6078 with

     Lee Mental Health, Inc. (LMH) to continue to implement priorities of the Ten Year Plan to End

Homelessness by sustaining operations of the Bob Janes Triage Center/Low Demand Shelter (Triage Center). (#20121075-HUMAN SERVICES)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Fund: General Fund; Program: Partnering for Results; Project: Ten Year Plan to End Homeless - Bob Janes Triage Center/Low Demand Shelter.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Moves funds between partner agencies to allow for continued funding to sustain operations of the Triage Center. 

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

 

B)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

1.)  Approve a budget resolution allowing Lee County Department of Human Services to receive $47,610 of Phase 30 Emergency Food and Shelter Program (EFSP) funds. (#20121087-HUMAN SERVICES)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Fund-Federal Grant through General Fund; Program-Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA); Project-Emergency Food and Shelter Program.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Amends and increases the existing Departmental budget by $47,610 for emergency assistance funding enabling DHS to serve approximately100 households in economic crisis.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

 

C)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Authorize the Board to sign declarations and certifications for the submission of Lee County Continuum of Care's Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Fiscal Year 2012 Program Renewal applications. (#20121135-HUMAN SERVICES)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Fund: US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Program: Shelter Plus Care and Supportive Housing Program

Project: Various Lee County and Subrecipient Agency Projects providing assistance to individuals and families who are homeless.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Allows Lee County to apply for funds to continue to assist people who are homeless.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 


 

6.

HUMAN SERVICES (Continued)

 

 

D)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

1.) Request the Lee County Board of County Commissioners approve the acceptance of a $1,000 cash donation to the Department of Human Services; and

2.)  Approve a Budget Amendment Resolution in the amount of $1,000. (#20121136-HUMAN SERVICES)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Fund-Partnership in Family Building; Program-Social Services, Family Services Unit; Project-Financial literacy support.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Provides $1,000 to the Department of Human Services allowing the Family Self Sufficiency Program to purchase specialized financial literacy materials for the budget clinics.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

7.

INDEPENDENT

 

 

A)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Approve two applications to the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) for 49 USC Section 5311 (USC 5311) Non-urbanized Area Formula Grant program funds:  (1) in the amount of $325,452 for operating assistance and (2) for $150,000 to fund mobility management activities in rural areas; adopt authorizing resolutions and allow LeeTran Staff to execute and submit the necessary documentation to apply for and receive grant funding. (#20121023-TRANSIT)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Fund - Grant match funds in the amount of $325,452 are budgeted in Fund Transit-Fixed Route Service.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Allows LeeTran to receive $325,452.00 in operating funds under the USC 5311 program and apply for $150,000 to fund mobility management activities in rural areas.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

 

 

 

B)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Authorize after-the-fact approval for direct pay-to-vendor (non-monetary) donations of $4,493.45 from the Friends of South County Regional Library for two media browsing chests, display table, wire easels, book baskets and other materials and equipment.   Accept the following monetary donations:  $19.74 from Friends of Fort Myers Library for a Youth Services magazine subscription; $810 from Friends of Lakes Regional Library for repairs to the Friends' Nook gate; and $99 From the Friends of Lakes Regional Library for the purchase of books.  Adopt budget amendment resolution in the amount of $69,833 which includes the above-stated monetary donation amounts plus $68,904 in recognition of a check from Century Link representing the library E-Rate Program reimbursement for 2012. (#20121110-LIBRARY)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

N/A.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Authorizes acceptance of donations and establishes budget for receipt of monetary donations and reimbursement check.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approval.

 


 

7.

INDEPENDENT (Continued)

 

 

C)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Approve Addendum to Lease Agreement with DeLaCruz Properties, LLC (Lessor) for an additional 2,580 s.f. of space contiguous to the Lee County Tax Collector’s Office located at 3114 Lee Blvd., Lehigh Acres, FL.  The base lease rate for both the current space and the additional space will be $19.00 per s.f. per year with a $3.00 per s.f per year common area maintenance fee (CAM) beginning January 1, 2013.  The net annual increase in rent, due to the additional square footage, is $49,088 (from $130,872 to $179,960).  Also approve the option to extend the renewal period of the lease for the period of January 1, 2017 to December 31, 2021 under the same terms and conditions.  Lessor has agreed to forego the annual increase of 3% for the period of January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2013. (#20121130-FACILITIES SERVICES)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Fund-General Fund; Tax Collector Support Budget; Lehigh Acres Tax Collector Office; Absorbed in existing budget.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Allows the Tax Collector’s Office to expand its office to better serve the increasing Department of Highway Safety & Motor Vehicle licensing transactions and customer traffic.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

8.

NATURAL RESOURCES/SOLID WASTE

 

 

A)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Approve and authorize the Chair to sign an Interlocal Agreement with Hendry County establishing a cooperative arrangement for transferring and processing Hendry's recycling material at the Lee County material recycling facility (MRF).  The Agreement term is through September 2022 and will be extended an additional five years unless earlier terminated. (#20121101-SOLID WASTE)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

No funds required.  Cost for processing and transferring material will be paid by Hendry County.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Provides a cooperative agreement for the delivery, processing, and marketing of recycling material from Hendry County.  Supplements the existing long-term disposal arrangement between Lee and Hendry County.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

 

B)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

A)  Award Professional Services Agreement for CN-12-08, LEE HENDRY LANDFILL ASH MONOFILL EXPANSION: ENGINEERING DESIGN AND PERMITTING SERVICES to Jones Edmunds Associates, Inc., in the not-to-exceed amount of $1,192,470.00.

B)  Authorize the Chair to execute the Agreement upon receipt. (#20121117-SOLID WASTE)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Solid Waste Enterprise Fund – Solid Waste Management Fund – CIP Projects – Lee Hendry Landfill Expansion Project. This project is included in the FY12/13 Capital Improvement Program Budget.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Partially fulfills the County’s obligations under FS 403.706, ‘Local Government Solid Waste Responsibilities’ and with respect to the Interlocal Agreement with Hendry County, and in accordance with bond covenants to maintain sufficient disposal capacity for ash generated by the WTE facility.  Provides Lee County with engineering consulting services related to the design, permitting and construction support of a landfill cell expansion and other infrastructure/facilities at the Lee Hendry landfill.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 


 

8.

NATURAL RESOURCES/SOLID WASTE (Continued)

 

 

C)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Approve the award of Project # PB130155, the purchase of one 2014 Mack CHU 613 Tandem Axle Road Tractor for Solid Waste, from Nextran Truck Center, at the Florida Sheriff's Association Bid price of $90,370.00 plus $7,109.00 in published options and $19,689.00 in non-published optional items, a discount of $408.78 and a tire tax credit of $192.22 for a total price of $116,567.00. (#20121121-SOLID WASTE)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Solid Waste System Ops – Disposal Facilities.  This purchase is included in the FY13 budget.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Allows the Solid Waste Division to continue to provide uninterrupted solid waste transport services for ash and various other materials. This action provides the necessary equipment required to support an aging Solid Waste Division fleet.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

9.

PARKS AND RECREATION

 

 

A)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

A)  Approve receipt of a developer contribution from The Forum in the amount of $75,000 for the ongoing management of a portion of Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve as required by the Army Corps of Engineers permit issued to The Forum with respect to its environmental mitigation obligations.   

B)   Approve Budget Amendment in the amount of $75,000. (#20121076-PARKS AND RECREATION)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Fund - General Fund; Program - Parks and Recreation Operations; Project - Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve (Forum developer contribution).

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Provides dedicated funding for management of a portion of the Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

 

B)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Approve the Hidden Cypress Preserve (HCP) Land Stewardship Plan.

(#20121077-PARKS AND RECREATION)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

N/A.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Approval of the HCP Land Stewardship Plan establishes guidelines for restoration, stewardship activities and use of the Preserve. 

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

 

C)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Approve Amendment No. 2 to management agreement #3600001404 between Lee County and South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD) for the County to manage lands in the Six Mile Cypress Slough Preserve for another five years with five year renewals for an additional 20 years. This agreement made for the combination of County owned and Water Management District owned lands as a single County operated preserve. (#20121115-PARKS AND RECREATION)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Varied:  General fund; grants; mitigation funds; and volunteer labor.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

This amendment to the original agreement extends the agreement for up to 25 years, at five year increments.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 


 

9.

PARKS AND RECREATION (Continued)

 

 

D)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Approve an Amendment to the Lease Agreement between Lee County and the Greater Miami Baseball Club, LP  (aka Fort Myers Miracle) granting a one year extension with respect to use of the Lee County Sports Complex for the 2013 league season. (#20121119-PARKS AND RECREATION)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

N/A.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Allows the continued use of the Lee County Sports Complex by the Fort Myers Miracle for Minor League Baseball activity during the 2013 season; and, provides an opportunity for the County to work with the Fort Myers Miracle to provide for continued Minor League Baseball activity in Lee County for the 2014 season and beyond.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

10.

PUBLIC SAFETY

 

11.

PUBLIC WORKS ADMINISTRATION

 

12.

TRANSPORTATION

 

 

A)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Accept for ownership and county maintenance Milwaukee Boulevard Extension located within the boundaries of the Mirror Lakes subdivision in Lehigh Acres.  Milwaukee Boulevard Extension was constructed pursuant to Limited Development Order 2000-00035 and through a development agreement in accordance with the requirements of Administrative Code 11-7, Road Maintenance Acceptance Policy. (#20121074-TRANSPORTATION)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Fund - Transportation Trust; Program - DOT Operations - Roadway and Traffic - Signs & Markings; Project - Road and Traffic Sign Maintenance & Pavement.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Acknowledges the developer's compliance with AC 11-7, including submittal of deeds for the road right-of-way and drainage easements, record drawings and surveys, Engineer's Letter of Substantial Compliance, County Certificate of Compliance, and Engineer's documentation of final construction costs.  Also provides formal notification to the public that the Department of Transportation is responsible for maintenance of the road, drainage and related facilities.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

 

B)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

A)  Approve Change Order No. 4 to project CN-10-01 CEI SERVICES FOR SIX MILE CYPRESS

       WIDENING, to HDR Construction Control Corporation, Contract No. 5204 in the amount of $136,200.00.

B)  Approve an extension of the contract termination date to May 13, 2013.

C)  Authorize Chair to execute Change Order on behalf of the Board. (#20121116-TRANSPORTATION)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Fund –Transportation Capital Improvement; Program – Capital Projects; Project – Six Mile Cypress Parkway Four Laning. This capital improvement project is included in the FY13/14 budget.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Provides continued CEI (Construction Engineering Inspection) services and extends HDR’s contract for an additional 164 calendar days for the completion of the Six Mile Cypress Widening Project consistent with FDOT and FHWA procedures as established for ARRA (American Recovery and Reinvest Act) stimulus projects.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 


 

13.

UTILITIES

 

 

A)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

With respect to CN-12-14 PALM BEACH BLVD. FORCE MAIN REPLACEMENT AT ORANGE RIVER CROSSING:

(A) Approve award of Professional Services Agreement, to Tetra Tech, Inc., in the not-to-exceed amount of $155,733.00.

(B) Authorize Chair to execute Agreement with Tetra Tech, Inc. on behalf of the Board.

(C) Grant the Lee County Utilities Director the discretion to approve expenditures for other incidental project costs in an amount not to exceed $15,573.00 (10% of design cost). (#20121022-UTILITIES)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Fund: Utilities Capital Improvements; Program: Capital Projects; Project: Palm Beach Blvd Force Main at Orange River.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Provides Lee County with a consultant to provide professional engineering services to replace an existing 24” force main along Palm Beach Boulevard crossing the Orange River just east of I-75.  These services include designing the project, obtaining project permits, preparation of construction bid documents and construction engineering services, which includes submittal of final project completion/certification documents.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

 

B)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

(A) Approve Supplemental Task Authorization No. 1, under CN-12-13 Miscellaneous Professional Services, for the project known as Business 41 Water Main Relocation, to Stantec Consulting Services, Inc. in the not-to-exceed amount of $121,122.00.

(B) Authorize Chair to execute STA No. 1 on behalf of the Board.

(C) Grant the Lee County Utilities Director the discretion to approve expenditures for other incidental project costs in an amount not to exceed $12,112.00 (10% of design cost).

(D) Approve a budget transfer in the amount of $133,234.00 from the Lee County Utilities Reserves to the Business 41 Water Main Relocation project, and amend the FY12/13 CIP Budget accordingly from the original approved project budget of $0 to a new project budget of $133,234.00. (#20121071-UTILITIES)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Fund: Utilities Capital Improvements;  Programs: Capital Projects;  Project: Business 41 line Upgrade – Littleton to Shell Factory.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Provides Lee County with a Consultant to provide design, permitting and limited construction observation services for water main relocation along Business 41, from Littleton Road to North Tamiami Trail (US 41), in coordination with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) roadway and drainage improvements project.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

 

C)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

A) Concur with the ranking by the Competitive Negotiations Committee for CN-12-17 PAGE PARK WATER MAIN IMPROVEMENTS, in the following order: 1) Greeley and Hansen, LLC; 2) TKW Consulting Engineers, Inc.; 3) AIM Engineering & Surveying, Inc. and 4) Weston & Sampson Engineers, Inc. (all firms have local offices).

B) Authorize negotiations to commence with the number one ranked firm. (#20121072-UTILITIES)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

N/A.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Provides Lee County with a consultant to provide design, permitting, and construction observation services for the Page Park Water Main Improvements, within the Page Park Industrial Park, just south of the Page Field Airport.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 


 

13.

UTILITIES (Continued)

 

 

D)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

With respect to  B-12-22 U.S. 41 TRANSMISSION LINE IMPROVEMENTS - ALICO RD TO COLONIAL BLVD (PHASE 1A-1):

A.            Approve award of B-12-22 to the lowest responsive, responsible bidder meeting all bid requirements, Steven & Layton, Inc. (a local contractor), an amount not-to-exceed $889,226.90 with a project completion time of 120 calendar days.

B.            Authorize Chair to execute agreement on behalf of the Board upon receipt.

C.            Grant the Lee County Utilities Director the discretion to approve expenditures for construction contingency and other incidental project costs in an amount not-to-exceed $88,923.00 (10% of the construction bid). (#20121073-UTILITIES)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Fund – Utilities Capital Improvement; Program – Capital Projects;

Project – US 41 WATERMAIN IMPROVEMENT (Alico to Colonial).

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Provides a contractor for the replacement of various undersized and/or weakened water and sewer pipelines with a 16” DIP Potable Water Main and a 12” DR-18 PVC Force Main, from Lakes Avenue (approximately 850’ south of Daniels Parkway) to Trailwinds Drive.  This project will also include the construction of a 5’ concrete sidewalk due to ongoing FDOT sidewalk improvements along U.S. 41.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

 

E)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

A) Concur with the ranking by the Competitive Negotiations Committee for CN-12-19 BEN HILL - ALICO RD WASTEWATER FORCE MAIN, in the following order: 1) Johnson Engineering, Inc.; 2) Greeley and Hansen, LLC; and, 3) TKW Consulting Engineers, Inc. (all firms have local offices).

B) Authorize negotiations to commence with the number one ranked firm. (#20121078-UTILITIES)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

N/A.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

This Scope of Service is for the design, permitting, and construction observation of a proposed force main transmission system to further serve the area known as the Renewable Energy and Research Diamond.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

14.

COUNTY ATTORNEY

 

 

A)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Adopt Resolution extending the compliance dates for the Coconut Point DRI.

(#20121132-COUNTY ATTORNEY)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

N/A.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Extends the compliance dates of DRI in response to legislative and executive action.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Adopt Resolution approving Development Order Amendment.

 

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. (#20121106-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:

 

 

Approve the Minutes for the following meetings of the Board of County Commissioners held during the week of December 3 thru December 7, 2012:  December 3, 2012 (Zoning), December 4, 2012 (Regular). (#20121107-MINUTES)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

N/A.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Approval of the Board Minutes, pursuant to Florida Statute 286.011.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

 

C)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Approve the Minutes for the following meetings of the Board of County Commissioners held during the week of December 10 thru December 14, 2012:  December 11, 2012 (Regular). (#20121108-MINUTES)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

N/A.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Approval of the Board Minutes, pursuant to Florida Statute 286.011.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

 

D)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Approve disbursement of excess funds resulting from the sale of tax deed certificates to a claimant verified and certified under Florida Statutes 197.582.(#20121109-DELINQUENT TAX)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Proceeds from a tax deed sale in excess of the taxes and/or liens owed are being held by the Board for disbursements in accord with Florida Statutes, Chapter 197.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Provides for disbursement of excess tax deed proceeds to an appropriate claimant in compliance with statutory rules and requirements.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve disbursement to identified claimant.

 


 

16.

CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS (Continued)

 

 

E)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Present for information purposes interim reporting on selected financial activity and provide an update on the economic changes in today's market (see background information). (#20121138-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.

 

17.

PORT AUTHORITY AND OTHER GOVERNING BOARDS

 


 

ADMINISTRATIVE AGENDA

 

1.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATION

 

 

A)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Authorize Administration to pursue selection of bond and disclosure counsels, Request for Proposal (RFP) for underwriters and preparation of documents for the Tourist Development Revenue Bonds, Series 2013 (Minnesota Twins). (#20121096-COUNTY MANAGER)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Bond Proceeds.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

BoCC approval is requested prior to preparation of documents.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Allows for selection of bond and disclosure counsels, Request for Proposal (RFP) for underwriters and the preparation of documents for the Tourist Development Revenue Bonds, Series 2013 (Minnesota Twins).

 

 

B)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Requested Action #1: Adopt a 2013 State Legislative Agenda.

Requested Action #2: Designate Chair to represent the Board of County Commissioners at the Lee County Legislative Delegation meeting on January 29, 2013. (#20121126-COUNTY MANAGER)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

N/A.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Establishes legislative priorities to guide the County’s advocacy efforts for the 2013 state legislative session.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

2.

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

 

3.

CONSTRUCTION AND DESIGN

 

4.

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

 

5.

COUNTY LANDS

 

 

A)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

A) Adopt Resolution authorizing the conveyance of surplus, County-owned land located at Nomad Drive, Leitner Creek Manor, as a donation to the City of Bonita Springs (COB), said land consisting of ±24,500 sq. ft., and further identified as part of STRAP No. 25-47-25-B4-00201.042A;  

B) Authorize the Chair to execute the Resolution and County Deed;

C) Authorize the Division of County Lands to handle/accept documentation necessary to complete the transaction. (#20121118-COUNTY LANDS)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

None. The cost to close this transaction will be paid by the City of Bonita Springs.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

The conveyance of surplus, County-owned land to the City of Bonita Springs for a neighborhood park and public/private partnership between the City of Bonita Springs and Café of Life for community interest and welfare.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

6.

HUMAN SERVICES

 


 

7.

INDEPENDENT

 

 

A)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Approve Bid Waiver # W-130158 to waive the formal quoting process and accept three quotes obtained by Facilities Services on an informal basis for the replacement of the Fleet Administration/Garage roof by Professional Steel Erection, LLC (a local contractor) at the competitively quoted price of $144,728. (#20121127-FACILITIES SERVICES)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Fund – Vehicle Equipment Maintenance; Program – Major Maintenance Project;   Project – Fleet Re-Roofing Project.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Allows for the replacement of the roof on the Fleet Maintenance building that is 22 years old and has exceeded its estimated useful life.  Repair of the roof will eliminate the leaking that occurs during most rains storms due to the existing rusted roof panels, which in some areas have rusted completely through.  Approval of the requested bid waiver will allow the repair work to be completed prior to the start of the 2013 rainy season.  (The local sub-contractors that will be utilized on this project represent 100% of all sub-contractors.)

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

8.

NATURAL RESOURCES/SOLID WASTE

 

 

A)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Accept the attached restoration/water quality project list and priority rankings for submittal to the Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program (CHNEP) and other potential facilitators of RESTORE funding. (#20121133-NATURAL RESOURCES)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

N/A.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Establishes a working list of Lee County restoration/water quality projects that can be offered as submittals from the County for inclusion in Gulf restoration programs under the RESTORE Act.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approval.

 

9.

PARKS AND RECREATION

 

10.

PUBLIC SAFETY

 

11.

PUBLIC WORKS ADMINISTRATION

 

12.

TRANSPORTATION

 

13.

UTILITIES

 

14.

COUNTY ATTORNEY

 

15.

HEARING EXAMINER

 

16.

CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS

 

17.

PORT AUTHORITY AND OTHER GOVERNING BOARDS