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FY 22 May Meeting Minutes

Wednesday, May 11, 2022 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.- PRESENT
Supervisor Seat 4- Vacant
Glynn Rutledge- Treasurer-PRESENT

I. Motion to approve March 9, 2022 Minutes (Smith/Sellers). Unanimous. Motion passed.

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

III. Staff Program Reports
1. NRCS- Howard Harrison gave the report (7-EQIP and 5-CSP funded).
2. OSWCD- Robbi Sumner and Audrey Kuipers gave the report.
3. FDACS- Sheila Kitaif gave the Technician report.
4. FSA- No report

IV. Unfinished Business
1. Discussion on SB1078 and how each Supervisor is going to file. No action was taken.
Bill is still unclear.

V. New Business
1. Motion to appoint Douglas Burnham to the Seat 4 vacancy (Sellers/Rutledge).
Unanimous. Motion passed.
2. Upcoming Board Meeting dates were discussed. Supervisor Smith will not be a June,
possibly July meetings.
3. FY 21 Annual Report was not presented.
4. Robbi Sumner shared the content of the Archive Social Subscription for archiving our
Facebook and web page.

VI. Upcoming Events
1. H2O Camp |June 6, 20 & July 11 | Water Cycle and Wetlands Demonstrations
2. Science Camp |June 23 | Water Cycle and Monofilament Recycle- Manatees
3. Area 5 AFCD Meeting |June 22 |Wauchula |9am
4. AFCD Quarterly |July 1 |Gainesville |10am
5. NACD SE Region |July 16-19 |San Juan P.R.