Board of Directors Meeting

August 4, 2021 9:30 AM

Manatee County Administration Building
Honorable Patricia M. Glass Chambers, First Floor
1112 Manatee Avenue West, Bradenton, Florida



BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Commissioner Alan Maio, Sarasota County, Chairman
Commissioner Elton Langford, DeSoto County, Vice-Chairman
Commissioner Bill Truex, Charlotte County
Commissioner George Kruse, Manatee County

CALL TO ORDER

INVOCATION
Commissioner Elton Langford

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
Led by the Board

WELCOME GUESTS

HOST REMARKS
Dr. Scott Hopes, Manatee County Administrator

PUBLIC COMMENTS
Any individual wishing to address the Board on an item on the Consent Agenda, Regular Agenda, or Budget Hearing for FY 2022 (“Voting Agenda Items”) 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.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TRANSITION
1. Amendment to Employment Agreement for Executive Director with Patrick Lehman
2. Employment Agreement for Executive Director with Mike Coates

PUBLIC HEARING – BUDGET FOR FY 2022
1. Open Public Hearing
2. Presentation of Budget for FY 2022
3. Public Comment
4. Close Public Hearing

BUDGET FOR FY 2022
1. Adoption of Budget for FY 2022
2. Resolution 2021-09 ‘Resolution Setting Forth Rates, Fees and Charges for FY 2022’

CONSENT AGENDA
1. Minutes of June 2, 2021 Board of Directors Meeting
2. Resolution 2021-10 ‘Florida Water Professionals Month’
3. U.S. Geological Survey Joint Funding Agreement #22MCJFA0103
4. Annual Regulatory Plan 2021-2022
5. Piggy-back on Sarasota County Contract with Benchmark EnviroAnalytical Inc. for Laboratory Services
6. Approve Firms for ‘General Mowing and Grounds Maintenance Services’
7. Approve Firms for ‘General Land Management Services’
8. Phase 3B Regional Interconnect Final Change Order and Project Close-Out
9. Reschedule October 6, 2021 Board Meeting
10. Declaration of Surplus
11. Novation of Continuing Services Contract with Progressive Water Resources LLC to RESPEC Company LLC

REGULAR AGENDA
1. Water Supply Conditions – Staff Presentation
2. Southwest Florida Water Management District FY 2023 Cooperative Funding Initiative Applications
3. Master Water Supply Contract Revision Process

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

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

CHAIRMAN’S REPORT
1. Chairman’s Report

ROUTINE STATUS REPORTS
1. Hydrologic Conditions Report
2. Check Registers for May and June 2021
3. Regional Integrated Loop System Phase 3B Interconnect Project [SR 681 to Clark Road]
4. Peace River Regional Reservoir No. 3 Project (PR3) Feasibility Study
5. Regional Integrated Loop System Phase 2B & 2C Feasibility Study
6. Regional Integrated Loop System Phase 3C Feasibility Study
7. 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
Friday, October 1, 2021 @ 9:30 a.m.
DeSoto County Administration Building, Commission Chambers, First Floor
201 East Oak Street, Arcadia, Florida

Future Authority Board Meetings
December 1, 2021 @ 9:30 a.m. – Charlotte County Administration Center, Port Charlotte, Florida

ADJOURNMENT