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 22, 2013

 
 

 


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COMMISSION CHAMBERS, 2120 MAIN STREET, FORT MYERS, FLORIDA

9:30 AM

 

 
                                    

                         

                        Invocation:         

           

 

 

Invocation:  Pastor Matt Booher, Emmanuel Baptist 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

 

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.

Ceremonial presentation recognizing Friends of Library Week. (#20130861-Commissioner Kiker)

 

2.

Ceremonial presentation recognizing Care Enough to Wear Pink Days. (#20130868-Commissioner Pendergrass)

 

3.

Presentation of the 3rd Quarter 2013 Employee Length of Service Awards. (#20130825-Human Resources)

 


 

CONSENT AGENDA

 

1.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATION

 

 

A)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Approve an advance of $3,186,000 to the Tax Collector for Ad Valorem commission fees for Fiscal Year 2013-2014 per Florida Statutes 192.102 and 218.36. (#20130853-COUNTY MANAGER)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Fund – General Fund; Program – Tax Collector Fund Collection Fees; Project – Advance funds for operating expenses during the first 2 months of FY2013-2014 to be repaid when ad valorem monies are collected.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Provides operating funds necessary for the first two months of FY 2013-2014 in anticipation of commissions earned from Ad Valorem monies collected and distributed.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

2.

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

 

3.

CONSTRUCTION AND DESIGN

 

4.

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

 

5.

COUNTY LANDS

 

6.

HUMAN SERVICES

 

7.

INDEPENDENT

 

 

A)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

A) Award Service Provider Agreement for CN130308 EMPLOYEES INSURANCE BENEFITS CONSULTANT AND ACTUARIAL AUDITOR to Aon Consulting, Inc., operating as Aon Hewitt.  This is a five year contract for which the consultant will be paid an annual not to exceed fee of $175,000.  This is a negotiated fee which is a 7% reduction from the current provider's cost of $189,000 per year.  

B) Authorize the Chair to sign on behalf of the Board the accompanying Service Provider Agreement. (#20130838-HUMAN RESOURCES)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Fund – Premium Funded Group Medical Self-Insurance; Program – Human Resources – Health.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Provides Lee County with a Consultant that will advise on the most responsible process for the purchase and administration of the County’s health, dental, life, disability and vision plans.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

 

B)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Request Board approve Interlocal Agreement in the amount of $885,996 with the City of Bonita Springs for fixed route bus service.  This service is budgeted in the FY13-14 budget and the City will contribute towards the cost of the service located within the City of Bonita Springs in the amount of $171,306, FDOT will fund $319,314 and Lee County Transit will fund $395,376. (#20130834-TRANSIT)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Revenue and Expense has been funded in LeeTran's FY13-14 Operating Budget.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Provides funding from the City of Bonita Springs in the amount of $171,306 for bus service in Bonita Springs.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 


 

7.

INDEPENDENT

 

 

C)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

(A) Approve the award of Formal Quotation B-130585 Equipment Rental for a period of one year with the option to renew for four additional one year periods to the following vendors with a local presence: Florida Tent of SW FL, Inc. (DBE); Cummins Power South, LLC; Flagler Construction Equipment, LLC; Gan of Fort Myers, Inc. dba Creative Events & Rentals/Taylor Rental; GS Equipment, Inc.; Hertz Equipment Rental Corporation; Kelly Tractor Co.; Neff Rental LLC; Southern Gulf Equipment Rental & Sales Inc.; Sunbelt Rentals, Inc.;  United Rentals(North America), Inc.; and, also approve non-local vendor Global Rental Co. Inc. at discounted prices they have made available either by CD-Rom or Flash Drive. The total estimated annual expenditure under this Quote will be $700,000.00.

(B) Grant the Procurement Director, with County Administration approval, the authority to renew this agreement for four additional one-year periods, at the same terms and conditions, if doing so is in the best interest of Lee County.

(C) Authorize the Chair to sign Rental Agreements entered under the terms of this Quote.

(D) Authorize the Procurement Director, with County Administration approval to grant annual price increases in accordance with the contract provisions.

(E) Authorize the Procurement Director, with County Administration approval, to add new products and vendors through negotiation. (#20130839-PROCUREMENT MANAGEMENT)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

This project is Countywide therefore each department is responsible for monitoring their own funding.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Allows County Departments to obtain the use of certain equipment when it’s needed at a reasonable price. This bid is utilized by Parks, Utilities, DOT, Solid Waste, Community Development, Public Safety and other County departments and divisions to rent equipment of all types and sizes ranging from jackhammers to earthmovers. It serves as a source for fill-in equipment when County-owned equipment is being serviced and as an alternative to purchasing new equipment that we may not have a long term need for. It also provides out of the area vendors that can be used during a disaster.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

8.

NATURAL RESOURCES/SOLID WASTE

 

 

A)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

1.  Approve the franchisee's request to change the name of the solid waste and recycling collection franchise contractor: Choice Environmental Services of Lee County, Inc. ("Choice" owned by Waste Services of Florida, Inc.), to: "Progressive Waste Solutions of FL, Inc." following the change of the company name in June 2013.

2.  Authorize the Chairman and the Solid Waste Division to sign all necessary documents, as appropriate, to complete the transfer/name change of the franchise collection agreement (e.g. insurance, bond, guarantee, etc.).  Waste Services of Florida, Inc. currently holds the solid waste and recycling collection contract for service area no. 4 (Lee County Contract No. 5188). The company changed its name on June 4, 2013 to Progressive Waste Solutions of FL, Inc. and will be known locally as "Progressive Waste Solutions of FL". (#20130845-SOLID WASTE)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

No funds required.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Confirms the Board’s approval to transfer/change name of the Solid Waste and Recycling Collection Franchise Contract No. 5188 and the contracted operating company (Choice/Waste Services of Florida, Inc.) to the surviving entity Progressive Waste Solutions of FL, Inc.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

9.

PARKS AND RECREATION

 

10.

PUBLIC SAFETY

 

11.

PUBLIC WORKS ADMINISTRATION

 

12.

TRANSPORTATION

 

 

A)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

A) Award project B-130393 BEN C. PRATT/SIX MILE CYPRESS LANDSCAPE & IRRIGATION PROJECT FROM DANIELS PARKWAY TO COLONIAL BOULEVARD to the lowest responsive, responsible bidder meeting all bid requirements, Hannula Landscape & Irrigation, Inc., in the not-to exceed amount of $628,110.39.

B) Grant the DOT Director, with County Administration approval, the discretion to approve a 10% contingency expenditure in the amount of $62,811.04, if doing so is in the best interest of the County, for a total potential contract amount of $690,921.43.

C) Authorize Chair to execute agreement upon receipt.

D) Grant the Procurement Director, with County Administration approval, the authority to act on behalf of the Board in the event of non-compliance to proceed to the next qualified contractor or re-advertise this project. (#20130821-TRANSPORTATION)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Fund – Capital Improvement; Program – Capital Project; Projects – Six Mile Cypress Landscaping. Funds are available in the FY 2012/13 CIP.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Provides a landscape and irrigation contractor for the Ben C. Pratt / Six Mile Cypress Landscape & Irrigation Project From Daniels Parkway To Colonial Boulevard. Maintenance for one year is also included in the total award amount.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

13.

UTILITIES

 

14.

COUNTY ATTORNEY

 

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. (#20130872-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 September 30 thru October 4, 2013: October 1, 2013 (Regular). (#20130873-MINUTES)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

N/A.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

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

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

17.

PORT AUTHORITY AND OTHER GOVERNING BOARDS

 


 

ADMINISTRATIVE AGENDA

 

1.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATION

 

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

 

15.

HEARING EXAMINER

 

16.

CONSTITUTIONAL OFFICERS

 

17.

PORT AUTHORITY AND OTHER GOVERNING BOARDS