Board of Director’s Meeting – Agenda Packet & Presentations

May 27, 2020 9:30 AM

DeSoto County Administration Building
Commission Chambers, First Floor
201 East Oak Street, Arcadia, Florida



BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Commissioner Ken Doherty, Charlotte County, Chairman
Commissioner Priscilla Trace, Manatee County Commissioner, Vice Chairman
Commissioner Elton A. Langford, DeSoto County Commissioner
Commissioner Alan Maio, Sarasota County Commissioner

CALL TO ORDER

INVOCATION
Commissioner Elton Langford

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Led by the Board

WELCOME GUESTS / HOST REMARKS
Mandy Hines, DeSoto County Administrator

PUBLIC COMMENTS
Any individual wishing to address the Board on an item on the Consent Agenda, Regular Agenda, or Tentative Budget for FY 2021 (“Voting Agenda Items”), a report, or an issue that does not appear on the agenda should complete a ‘request to speak’ card and submit it to the Authority’s recording clerk prior to this Public Comments item. Each person that submits a ‘request to speak’ card will have three (3) minutes to address the Board. Fifteen (15) minutes is provided for this Public Comment item unless additional time is needed for individuals to address the Board on Voting Agenda Items. If the time limit is exhausted and there are still individuals that want to address the Board on non-Voting Agenda Items, the Board will entertain any remaining comments near the end of the meeting. Comments on Voting Agenda Items will be heard first.

Consistent with the guidance from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention and the Executive Orders of the Governor of the State of Florida to limit public interactions, individuals who cannot or do not wish to attend the Board meeting in person has an alternative means to provide public comments. Written comments may be submitted by emailing the comments to rkersten@RegionalWater.org. Comments must be received by 5:00 PM E.S.T., May 26, 2020, and any timely received written comments will be included in the official meeting record.

RESOLUTIONS/PRESENTATIONS
None

CONSENT AGENDA
1. Minutes of January 31, 2020 Board of Directors Meeting
2. Minutes of January 31, 2020 Board Workshop
3. Resolution 2020-01 ‘Recognition of the Month of April as Water Conservation Month’
4. Resolution 2020-02 ‘Recognition of National Drinking Water Week’
5. Ratify Award of Contracts for Purchase of Water Treatment Chemicals
6. Ratify FPL SolarTogether Subscription
7. Investment Banking Services Ranking
8. Set a Public Hearing for FY 2021 Budget for August 5, 2020
9. Receive and File Authority Financial Reports:
    a. Mid-Year Financial Report for FY 2020
    b. Semi-Annual Investment Report for March 31, 2020
10. Three Year Extension to Agreement for Financial Advisory Services with First Southwest Company
11. Amendment No. 1 of Work Order No 3 for Ardurra Phase 1 Interconnect Construction Phase Services

REGULAR AGENDA
1. Water Supply Conditions – Staff Presentation
2. Peace River Regional Reservoir No. 3 Project (PR3) Consultant Selection
3. Acquisition of Project Prairie Facilities
4. 5-Year Capital Improvements Plan & 20-Year Capital Needs Assessment
5. FY 2021 Budget Issues
    a. R&R Sufficiency Study Development of Asset Management Plan
    b. Cooperative Funding Projects Local Match
    c. Disaster Recovery Reserve
    d. Financial Analysis & Management System Rate Model

TENTATIVE BUDGET FOR FY 2021
1. Tentative Budget for FY 2021
2. Resolution 2020-03 ‘Resolution Setting Forth Preliminary Schedules of Rates, Fees and Charges for FY 2021’

GENERAL COUNSEL’S REPORT
1. General Counsel’s Report

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT
1. Executive Director’s Report

ROUTINE STATUS REPORTS
1. Hydrologic Conditions Report
2. Check Registers for January, February, March and April 2020
3. Regional Integrated Loop System Phase 1 Interconnect Project [U.S. 17 to Punta Gorda]
4. Regional Integrated Loop System Phase 3B Interconnect Project [SR 681 to Clark Road]
5. Filter Covers Project at Peace River Facility
6. Maintenance Facility & Warehouse Construction
7. Integrated Regional Water Supply Master Plan 2020
8. Peace River Basin Report

BOARD MEMBER COMMENTS

PUBLIC COMMENTS (if necessary)
Individuals who previously submitted a ‘request to speak’ card to the Authority’s recording clerk and there was inadequate time during the initial Public Comments item for them to speak on non-Voting Agenda Items, will be given three (3) minutes per person to speak on such item.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Next Authority Board Meeting
Wednesday, August 5, 2020 @ 9:30 a.m.
Charlotte County Administration Center
Commission Chambers, Room 119
18500 Murdock Circle, Port Charlotte, Florida

Future Authority Board Meetings
September 30, 2020 @ 9:30 a.m. – Manatee County Administration Building, Bradenton, Florida
December 2, 2020 @ 9:30 a.m. – DeSoto County Turner Agri-Civic Center, Arcadia, Florida

ADJOURNMENT