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FY 21 May Meeting Minutes

Wednesday, May 12, 2021 1:00pm 200 NW 5th Street Conference Room, Okeechobee, FL 34972

Call to Order
Mariano Corona- Chairman-Present
Nicki Smith- Supervisor- Present
Donald Sellers, Jr.- Supervisor- Present
Douglas Burnham- Present
Supervisor Glynn Rutledge- Treasurer-Present

I. Motion to approve of April 14, 2021 Minutes (Smith/Sellers). Motion Passed.

II. Motion to approve Financial Report (Smith/Rutledge). Motion Passed.

III. Staff Program Reports
1. Howard Harrison gave the NRCS program update.
2. Audrey Kuipers gave the OSWCD program update.
3. FDACS- The Board would like to know how many Okeechobee producers/landowners
are not enrollment yet.
4. FSA- no report

IV. Unfinished Business-NONE

V. New Business
1. UF/IFAS Extension Okeechobee Soil Testing Grant reqeust- Audrey Kuipers gave the
Board an update on a proposal from the County Extension Director-Livestock Agent,
Lauren Butler. The Board would like for Ms. Butler to attend next month’s meeting.

VI. Upcoming Events
1. Board of Supervisors Meeting | June 9 | 1pm
2. OCSB Summer Camp | June 23 |Soils Lesson | 9-10am
3. AFCD Annual Meeting | September 9-10, 2021 | Daytona Beach