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FY 20 July Meeting Minutes

July 8, 2020 at 1:00 PM located at 200 NW 5th Street  Okeechobee, FL 34972

Mariano Corona – Present

Nicki Smith – Present

Donald Sellers, Jr. – Absent

Douglas Burnham – Present

Glynn Rutledge – Present


I. Motion to approve April 8, 2020 Minutes (Rutledge/Smith). Unanimous. Motion passed.

II.Motion to approve Financial Report as presented (Burnham/Smith). Unanimous. Motion passed.

III.Staff Reports

1.OSWCD Program Report- Audrey Kuipers gave report.

2.NRCS Program Report- Howard Harrison gave report.

3.FDACS Program Report- Shelia Shirah gave report.

4.FSA Program Report- no report.

IV.Unfinished Business- None heard.

V.New Business

1.Okeechobee BOCC Budget Hearing Prep- Action Item :Ms. Kuipers will send Power Point Presentation tothe Board to review talking points, after the meeting.

2.FDACS Contract #27007- Ms. Kuipers gave an overview of the proposed project.

3.Motion to appoint Douglas Burnham to fill Seat 4 2021-2024 (Rutledge/Smith). Unanimous. Motionpassed.

4.Motion to enter into three year lease agreement (as presented) with McFarland Real Estate (Burnham/Rutledge). Unanimous. Motion passed.

5.Motion to approve $35,000 SBA Investment Pool transfer into Money Market account for operatingfunds while we are not generate income (Burnham/Rutledge). Unanimous. Motion passed.

VI.Upcoming Events

1.Okeechobee BOCC Budget Workshop Hearing | July 16, 2020 | 9AM- Supervisor Corona will attend.

2.Board of Supervisor Meeting | August 12, 2020 | 1pm

3.AFCD Annual Meeting | Ft. Walton Beach | September 9-11, 2020- Supervisor Corona will attend.