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                                                                                                                             Andrea R. Fraser

Interim County Manager                                                                                                                               Interim County Attorney

February 26, 2013

 
 

 


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COMMISSION CHAMBERS, 2120 MAIN STREET, FORT MYERS, FLORIDA

9:30 AM

 

 
                                    

                         

                        Invocation:         

           

 

 

Invocation:  Pastor David Deaton, Life Church

 

Pledge of Allegiance

 

Ceremonial Presentations

 

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

 

Public Hearings

 

Walk-ons and Carry-overs

 

                Commissioners' Items/Committee Appointments

 

County Manager Items

 

County Attorney Items

 

Public Presentation of Matters by Citizens

 

Adjourn


9:30 AM CEREMONIAL PRESENTATION

           

1.

Present a ceremonial resolution recognizing the Minnesota Twins 2013 Spring Training.

(#20130177-Commissioner Pendergrass)

 

2.

Present a ceremonial resolution recognizing Drug House Odyssey. (#20130178-Commissioner Hall)

 


 

CONSENT AGENDA

 

1.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATION

 

 

A)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Concur with the selection and ranking by the Proposal Evaluation Committee under project RFP130082 VCB CANADA REPRESENTATION as follows:

A) Number 1 - VoX International, Inc.; Number 2 - The RMR Group, Inc.

B) Authorize staff to negotiate a contract with the Number 1 ranked firm, VoX International, Inc. for an initial period of February 1, 2013 through September 30, 2014 with the option to re-negotiate and renew for two additional one year periods.

C) Approve an estimated annual expenditure of $175,000.

D) Authorize Chair on behalf of the Board to execute the Agreement upon completion of the final negotiations. (#20130143-VISITOR AND CONVENTION BUREAU)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Fund – Tourist Development Tax.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Approves and places under contract an experienced travel trade representative to identify, foster, and develop trade relationships with wholesale, retail, airlines, meetings, and incentive trade in Canada on behalf of the VCB with the goal of increasing the international visitor market.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

2.

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

 

3.

CONSTRUCTION AND DESIGN

 

4.

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

 

5.

COUNTY LANDS

 

 

A)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

A) Approve Easement Purchase Agreement for acquisition of two ±1,650 sq. ft. easements located at 7300 and 7320 Green Acre Lane, identified as Parcels 117A/B-AE, for the Alico Road/Briarcliff Stormwater Drainage Canal Project No. 4030, in the amount of $9,000;

B) Authorize the Chair on behalf of the Board to execute the Purchase Agreement;

C) Authorize the payment of necessary costs and fees to close;

D) Authorize County Lands Staff to execute and accept all documentation necessary to complete this transaction. (#20130145-COUNTY LANDS)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Fund: Transportation Capital Improvement; Program: Capital Projects; Project: Alico Road.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Acquisition of properties necessary for the Alico Road-Briarcliff Stormwater Drainage Canal Project No. 4030, without the necessity of an eminent domain action.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 


 

5.

COUNTY LANDS (Continued)

 

 

B)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

A) Approve Easement Purchase Agreement for acquisition of a 274 square foot Right of Way Easement located at 3970 Dewberry Lane, St. James City and identified as Parcel 134, Dewberry Lane MSBU Project in the amount of $3,000;

B) Authorize the Chairman on behalf of the Board to execute the Easement Purchase Agreement;

C) Authorize the payment of necessary costs and fees to close;

D) Authorize County Lands Staff to execute and accept all documentation necessary to complete this transaction. (#20130160-COUNTY LANDS)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Fund: Dewberry Lane Special Improvement Unit; Program: Road and Street Repairs.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Acquisition of rights in road right-of-way from benefitted property owners and eliminates need for eminent domain action.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

 

C)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

A) Accept donation of a 0.10 acre parcel located at 22050 S. Tamiami Trail, Estero for turn lane improvements at the intersection of Williams Road and US41, Estero;

B) Authorize the payment of necessary costs, fees and taxes to close;

C) Authorize County Lands Staff to execute and accept all documentation necessary to complete this transaction. (#20130166-COUNTY LANDS)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Fund: Transportation Capital Improvements; Program: Major Maintenance; Project: Master Signal (Intersections).

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Accepts donation of parcel needed to construct turn lane.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

6.

HUMAN SERVICES

 

 

A)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

1.  Accept State of Florida, Department of Children and Families Criminal Justice, Mental Health and Substance Abuse (CJMHSA) Reinvestment Expansion Grant funds as awarded for operational expenses at the Bob Janes Triage Center/Low Demand Shelter.

2.  Authorize Chair to sign Application for Advance Funding, sub recipient provider contracts once prepared and any other grant related documents.

3.  Authorize County Manager to sign the reports as required by the granting agency.

4.  Approve budget resolution for State of Florida fiscal year 2012-2013 Criminal Justice, Mental Health and Substance Abuse Reinvestment Grant Program Expansion Grant funds in the amount of $249,760 for the County fiscal year 2012-2013. (#20130135-HUMAN SERVICES)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Fund - State of Florida through CJMHSA Grant Fund; Program -  Department of Children and Families, CJMHSA Reinvestment grant; Project - Bob Janes Triage Center/Low Demand Shelter.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

State funding to support the operations of the Bob Janes Triage Center/Low Demand Shelter.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 


 

7.

INDEPENDENT

 

 

A)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

A) Approve the Countywide award of the formal quotation B-130103 for The Purchase Of Pit Shell to the following vendors: Barclay Development & Consulting, LLC (Brightline Pit), Florida Dirt Source, LLC and Florida Shell & Fill Company, LLC at the prices listed on the attached Lee County Tabulation Sheet. None of the listed vendors are local, as no Pit Shell mines are located within Lee County.

B) Approve the initial term of this quote for a period of one year.

C) Grant the Procurement Director the authority to (1) renew this quote for four additional one-year periods at the same terms and conditions if doing so in the best interest of Lee County; and, (2) exercise the price escalator clause which would allow price increases as per the specifications on an as-needed basis.

D) Approval an estimated annual expenditure for Pit Shell of approximately $150,000.

(#20130156-PROCUREMENT MANAGEMENT)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Funding is available from the individual department or divisions’ operating budgets utilizing this material.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Provides County departments with a source of pit shell at a cost effective price.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

 

B)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Approve Fifth Amendment to Lease between the Honorable Bill Nelson and Lee County Board of County Commissioners to extend the lease term for the space occupied by his office in the Justice Center Annex, from January 1, 2013 through December 31, 2014. (#20130161-FACILITIES SERVICES)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

No Funding Required.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Allows the Honorable Bill Nelson and staff to remain in their current location in the Justice Center Annex for an additional two year period.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

 

C)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Adopt Library budget amendment resolution in the amount of $642,818 which includes the following:  $642,423 to recognize the award of State Aid Project #13-ST-24 grant funds under the State Aid to Libraries Grant Program; authorization for acceptance and expenditure authority for  $50 from Thomas and Carol Maurath for the purchase of materials for the Children's Dept at Northwest Regional Library in memory of the Sandy Hook School, $20 from Joan Gregor for the purchase of a fiction book at Lakes Regional Library in memory of a cat named Annie, and $325 from the Friends of Cape Coral Library for repairs to the fountain at Cape Coral Regional Library. (#20130167-LIBRARY)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Florida Dept of State/Division of Library and Information Services State Grant and donations.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Accepts $642,423 in State Aid funding and designates grant expenditures; accepts various monetary donations and authorizes expenditures based on donor’s wishes.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 


 

7.

INDEPENDENT (Continued)

 

 

D)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

(A)          Approve Project # PB130126, regarding Countywide use (piggyback) of the School District of Lee County Bid # B127057CP Electrical Supplies, which has gone through their competitive bid process, for the annual purchase of electrical supplies from HD Supply Electrical, LTD (Local vendor) as the primary; Graybar Electric Company, Inc. (Local vendor) as the secondary; and, Southern Electric Supply Company, Inc., dba Rexel. (Local vendor) as the tertiary at the discounts as listed on the attached tab sheets.  The agreement is effective from December 8, 2012 through December 7, 2013 with renewal options for two additional one-year periods upon mutual agreement of the vendors and the School District.

(B)         Grant the Procurement Management Director the authority to extend the effective use of this bid, if the School Board exercises its option to renew.

(C)          Approve an annual estimated expenditure on electrical supplies in an amount not-to-exceed $2,000,000.00. (#20130050-PROCUREMENT MANAGEMENT)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Funding will be available from the individual department or division’s budget.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Provides the County with a reliable vendor from which to purchase electrical supplies in a cost effective, efficient and timely manner.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

8.

NATURAL RESOURCES/SOLID WASTE

 

9.

PARKS AND RECREATION

 

 

A)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Execute Designation Agreement with Florida Department of Environmental Protection for John Yarbrough Linear Park as an official State of Florida Greenway Trail. (#20130153-PARKS AND RECREATION)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

N/A.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

This agreement allows for the John Yarbrough Linear Park Trail to be designated as a State of Florida Greenway Trail.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

10.

PUBLIC SAFETY

 

11.

PUBLIC WORKS ADMINISTRATION

 


 

12.

TRANSPORTATION

 

 

A)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

A)   Award project B-1300022 COLONIAL BOULEVARD LANDSCAPE & IRRIGATION PROJECT FROM SIX MILE SLOUGH TO S.R. 82 to the lowest responsive,  responsible bidder meeting all bid requirements, Hannula Landscaping & Irrigation, Inc. (a local vendor), in the amount of $365,675.13 with a project completion time of 1,915 calendar days (including maintenance period).

B)   Approve a 10% contingency in the amount of $36,567.31 for a total amount of $402,242.44.

C)   Authorize Chair to execute agreement upon receipt.

D)   In the event that the awarded contractor is unable to fully comply with the requirements of the solicitation or in the event of non-compliance, grant the Procurement Director the discretion and authority to proceed to the next qualified contractor in order to obtain project completion.

(#20130104-TRANSPORTATION)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Fund – Capital Improvement; Program – Capital Projects; Project – Colonial Boulevard Landscaping

Funds for this project were budgeted in the FY 2012/13 Capital Improvement Program.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Provides a landscape and irrigation contractor for Colonial Boulevard from Six Mile Slough to State Road 82.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

 

B)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

A) Award project B-130105 RE-ADVERTISEMENT FOR THREE OAKS PARKWAY/IMPERIAL PARKWAY LANDSCAPE & IRRIGATION PROJECT FROM BONITA BILL STREET TO EAST TERRY STREET  to the lowest responsive,  responsible bidder meeting all bid requirements, Hannula Landscaping & Irrigation, Inc. (a local vendor), in the amount of $839,729.92 with a project completion time of 1,915 calendar days (including maintenance period).

B)   Approve a 10% contingency in the amount of $83,972.99, for a total approval amount of $923,702.91.

C)   Authorize Chair to execute agreement upon receipt.

D)   In the event that the awarded contractor is unable to fully comply with the requirements of the solicitation, or in the event of non-compliance, grant the Procurement Director the discretion and authority to proceed to the next qualified contractor in order to obtain project completion.

(#20130106-TRANSPORTATION)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Fund – Capital Improvement; Program – Capital Projects; Project – Three Oaks South Landscape

Funds for this project were originally budgeted in FY 2011/12 and carried over into the current year FY 2012/13.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Provides a landscape and irrigation contractor for Three Oaks Parkway/Imperial Parkway from Bonita Bill Street to East Terry Street.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 


 

12.

TRANSPORTATION (Continued)

 

 

C)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

A)   Award B-130106 COUNTY-WIDE MINOR PAVING & DRAINAGE IMPROVEMENTS to nine responsive, responsible bidders meeting all bid requirements as follows:  AIM Construction Contracting, LLC; Ajax Paving Industries of Florida, LLC; Clary's Sitework & Development, Inc.; CW Roberts Contracting, Incorporated;  Denco Construction, Inc.;  Oldcastle Southern Group, Inc. DBA/ APAC; Pavement Maintenance, LLC;  and, Stevens and Layton, Inc. (all local firms).

B) Approval a total annual expenditure in an amount not-to-exceed $3,050,000.00 (for use by DOT, Natural Resources, Parks and Recreation, and Solid Waste) based on unit prices.

C)  Authorize Chair to execute contracts on behalf of the Board upon receipt.

(#20130091-TRANSPORTATION)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

($2,500,000.00 – DOT Various Projects ) -  Fund – Transportation Capital Improvement; Program – Capital Improvement and Major Maintenance; Project – Master Signal, Signal Upgrades, Bicycle/Pedestrian ($100,000.00 – Parks & Recreation) – General Fund & MSTU Fund– Parks Major Maintenance – Program –

($200,000.00 Natural Resources) – Fund – Unincorporated Area MSTU; Program – Water Resources Projects; Project – Neighborhood Improvement Program.

($250,000 Solid Waste) Fund – Solid Waste Ops; Program – Lee/Hendry Landfill; Project – Contracted Services. Funds for these projects are budgeted in the respective Department’s FY 2012/13 Budgets.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Provides the Department of Transportation, Parks & Recreation, Natural Resources, and Solid Waste with approved contractors to perform intersection improvements, drainage improvements, and general roadway improvements on an as-needed basis for a one-year period based on unit prices submitted by the contractors.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

13.

UTILITIES

 

14.

COUNTY ATTORNEY

 

15.

HEARING EXAMINER

 

16.

CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS

 

 

A)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Approve the Minutes for the following meetings of the Board of County Commissioners held during the week of February 11 thru February 15, 2013:  February 12, 2013 (Regular), January 22, 2013 (Workshop). (#20130179-MINUTES)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Not Applicable.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

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

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 


 

16.

CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS (Continued)

 

 

B)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Present for information purposes interim reporting on selected financial activity. (#20130180-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 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. (#20130181-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).

 

17.

PORT AUTHORITY AND OTHER GOVERNING BOARDS

 


 

ADMINISTRATIVE AGENDA

 

1.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATION

 

2.

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

 

3.

CONSTRUCTION AND DESIGN

 

 

A)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

A) Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the accompanying agreement with Populous, Inc. under CN130098 A/E SERVICES FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO THE MINNESOTA TWINS SPRING TRAINING FACILITY.

B) Approve funding of the contract in two phases.  Tasks 1 through 5 in the amount of $1,699,165 will be funded immediately and the remaining $2,566,120 for tasks 6 through the completion of the project will be delayed until bonds are sold. (#20130174-CONSTRUCTION AND DESIGN)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Fund – Capital Improvement – Construction Twins Improvements; Program – Capital Project; Project – Twins Spring Training Facility Improvements.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Provides Construction and Design with a source for the professional architectural and engineering services that will be required for the improvements to the Minnesota Twins Spring Training Facility.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

 

B)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

A) Award and authorize staff to enter into a Construction Manager (CM) Agreement for pre-construction services under RFQ130104 CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT SERVICES FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO THE MINNESOTA TWINS SPRING TRAINING FACILITY, to Manhattan Twins Joint Venture (a local firm), for the sum of $316,523.

B) Approve a waiver of the formal bid process (if needed) and authorize the use of the Direct Material Purchase Orders based on the provision in the CM's Agreement that allow the County to purchase directly from suppliers of equipment and/or material as a cost/time saving measure.

C) Authorize the Chair to execute the Construction Management Agreement upon receipt.

D) Approve a Budget Resolution and a Budget Transfer in the amount of $2,200,000 from Tourist Development Excess Funds to the Twins Spring Training Facility Improvements Project and amend FY 12/13 - 16/17 CIP accordingly. (#20130140-CONSTRUCTION AND DESIGN)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Fund – Capital Improvement – Construction Twins Improvements; Program – Capital Project; Project – Twins Spring Training Facility Improvements.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Provides Construction and Design Department with a source for construction management pre-construction services that will be required for the improvements to the Minnesota Twins Spring Training Facility.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

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 settlement of Handy Food Stores, Inc.'s costs and expert witness fees in the eminent domain case of Lee County v. Handy Food Stores, Inc., et al., case No. 11CA-476 for $$44,684.80, Ortiz Avenue Road Improvement Project. (#20130116-COUNTY ATTORNEY)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Fund – Impact Fees Roads; Subfund – Central District; Program – Capital Improvement; Project – Ortiz Ave. Widening.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Settles the costs and expert witness fees with Handy Food Stores, Inc. and does not require the extended evidentiary hearing which is scheduled for extended March 12, 2013.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

 

B)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Adopt a resolution amending Administrative Codes pertaining to Historic Preservation Boards (AC 2-10) and Rules Governing Code Enforcement Hearings before the Hearing Examiner (AC 2-14).

(#20130158-COUNTY ATTORNEY)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

N/A.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Clarifies that County Attorney’s participation at meetings/hearings.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

15.

HEARING EXAMINER

 

16.

CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS

 

17.

PORT AUTHORITY AND OTHER GOVERNING BOARDS

 


 

9:30 AM PUBLIC HEARING

 

1.

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

Conduct a Public Hearing and consider the adoption of an Ordinance amending and restating Lee County Ordinance No. 07-01, cited as the Senior Citizen Additional Homestead Exemption Ordinance, providing for an additional homestead exemption up to Fifty Thousand 00/100 Dollars ($50,000) to any person who has the legal or equitable title to real estate and maintains thereon permanent residence of the owner, who has attained age sixty-five (65) and older, and whose household income does not exceed certain income limits; or providing an exemption equal to the assessed value of the property to any person who has the legal or equitable title to real estate with a just value less than Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand 00/100 Dollars ($250,000), and who has attained the permanent residence of the owner for not less than twenty-five (25) years, and who has attained age sixty-five (65) and older and whose household income does not exceed certain income limits. (#20130059-COUNTY ATTORNEY)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

N/A.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Considers an Ordinance that upon adoption would amend, restate and repeal Lee County Ordinance No. 07-01 and would institute an additional homestead exemption.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

 

 

2.

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

Conduct a Public Hearing to consider the adoption of the proposed amendments to Lee County Ordinance No. 00-19 relating to "Equal Opportunity in Housing." (#20130157-EQUAL OPPORTUNITY)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

No funds required.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

If adopted, the Ordinance would preserve a private right of enforcement in Lee County courts but the County would no longer administratively process housing discrimination complaints.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

3.

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

Conduct the second public hearing. Adopt an ordinance amending Lee County Land Development Code (LDC) Chapters 32 (Compact Communities) and 33 (Planning Community Regulations) of the Land Development Code (LDC). (#20130165-COUNTY ATTORNEY)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

N/A.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Satisfies the Board policy to hold two public hearings to amend the LDC. If adopted, the Ordinance will provide amendments to the LDC providing centralized regulations for the implementation of the North Fort Myers Town Center and two Lehigh Acres Activity Centers (Downtown and Neighborhood) compact community developments and adopting regulating plans for the implementation of the North Fort Myers Town Center.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.