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 08, 2013

 
 

 


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COMMISSION CHAMBERS, 2120 MAIN STREET, FORT MYERS, FLORIDA

9:30 AM

 

 
                                    

                         

                        Invocation:         

           

 

 

                                Invocation:  Pastor Arlene Jackson, Grace United Methodist Church of Cape Coral

 

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.

Ceremonial presentation recognizing Hispanic American Business Alliance. (#20130813-Commissioner Hall)

 

2.

Ceremonial presentation recognizing Walk to School Day. (#20130814-Commissioner Pendergrass)

 

3.

Ceremonial presentation recognizing Ombudsman Program and Residents' Rights. (#20130815-Commissioner Mann)

 


 

CONSENT AGENDA

 

1.

COUNTY ADMINISTRATION

 

2.

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

 

3.

CONSTRUCTION AND DESIGN

 

4.

COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

 

5.

COUNTY LANDS

 

6.

HUMAN SERVICES

 

7.

INDEPENDENT

 

 

A)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Approve Change Order No. 2 under RFP-11-14 GROUP MEDICARE ADVANTAGE PLANS WITH PRESCRIPTION DRUG COVERAGE FOR RETIREES, with United Healthcare to renew the plan for the period from January 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014 and allow for a 10.6% increase in the billing rates and annual premium.  The Medicare Advantage Plan is a less expensive alternative to the County's health plan for retirees.  Currently 25% of retirees are enrolled in this plan. (#20130803-HUMAN RESOURCES)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

Retiree contributions and OPEB Trust Fund withdrawals into the Group Medical Self-Ins Fund & Program.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Renews the existing annual contract with United Healthcare for an additional one year period with increased rates and annual premium. The 10.6% increase in premiums for retiree prescription drug coverage will increase monthly premiums from $366.07 to $404.98.  The premium split is 60/40 between employer and retiree with the employer premium at $242.99 and the retiree premium at $161.99.

By comparison, the premium split for the County health plan is 50/50 between employer and retiree with the employer premium at $293.60 and the retiree premium at $293.60.

Employees hired on or after January 1, 2008, are not eligible for the County's retiree insurance subsidy.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

8.

NATURAL RESOURCES/SOLID WASTE

 

 

A)

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

 

 

Adopt resolution requesting funding for State Fiscal Year 2014-2015 from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection Beach Erosion Control Program and affirming Lee County's ability to provide local match funding for the Lee County Beach Erosion Control Projects.

(#20130817-NATURAL RESOURCES)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

No funds are required unless specific grants are awarded.  Awarded grants will be subject to a formal Grant Agreement brought to the Board for approval with any required budget amendments.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

The supporting Resolution is required to obtain eligibility for State funding for beach erosion control projects.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

9.

PARKS AND RECREATION

 

10.

PUBLIC SAFETY

 


 

11.

PUBLIC WORKS ADMINISTRATION

 

12.

TRANSPORTATION

 

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. (#20130816-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

 

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

 


 

9:30 AM PUBLIC HEARING

 

1.

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

Adopt an ordinance pertaining to Nonconsent Towing and Immobilization Services in Lee County that serves to repeal and replace Lee County Resolution 10-03-25 and Ordinances 94-27 and 00-13.

(#20130755-COUNTY ATTORNEY)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

N/A.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Repeals the existing ordinances and resolution regarding nonconsent towing services in Lee County and replaces these provisions with updated regulations consistent with Florida Statutes and rules as well as other municipalities within Lee County. The ordinance, if adopted, will also serve to increase the maximum rates that may be charged for nonconsent towing services.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 


 

WALK ON AGENDA

 

1.

ACTION REQUESTED/PURPOSE:

Confirm and accept for both filing and the Clerk's Minutes purposes, Lee County Resolution No. 13-10-02, extending a State of Local Emergency enacted September 26, 2013, for Lee County, Relating to Local Flooding Conditions County-Wide. (#20130860-COUNTY ATTORNEY)

 

FUNDING SOURCE:

 

N/A.

 

WHAT ACTION ACCOMPLISHES:

 

Approval of the Emergency Resolution at a Board meeting facilities the filing of same with the Minutes of the Board.

 

MANAGEMENT RECOMMENDATION:

 

Approve.

 

REASON FOR WALK ON:

 

Commissioner Pendergrass signed SOLE without board present; must be approved at first available board meeting.