Transcript - June 18, 2019 Regular Meeting

District 1
John Manning

District 2
Cecil L Pendergrass

District 3
Vacant

District 4
Brian Hamman - Vice Chair

District 5 
Frank Mann

 

 Board of County Commissioners

Regular Meeting Agenda

 

June 18, 2019

9:30 AM

VIDEO

County Manager
Roger Desjarlais

 

County Attorney
Richard Wm. Wesch

 

Commission Chambers
2120 Main Street
Fort Myers, FL  33901


If you plan to address the Board, please complete a "Public Comment Card" located on the table outside the Chamber entrance.  Completed cards should be returned to the Staff table at the right of the podium prior to the start of the meeting.  

 

NOTE:  During this meeting the Board may convene and take action in its capacity as the Lee County Port Authority or the Lee County Government Leasing Corporation.

 

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, Lee County will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an auxiliary aid, service or reasonable modification to participate, contact Joan LaGuardia, (239) 533-2314, Florida Relay Service 711, or adarequests@leegov.com at least five business days in advance. Accommodation will be provided at no cost to the requestor.
VIDEOInvocation: Pastor Juan Gonzalez, Beautiful Savior Lutheran Church
Pledge of Allegiance
Ceremonial Presentations
Recap
Consent Agenda
  • Items to be pulled for discussion by the Board
    • Public comment on balance of items
  • Motion to approve balance of items
  • Consideration of items pulled for discussion
    • Public comment taken on each pulled item as it is considered
Administrative Agenda
Public Hearings
Walk-ons and Carry-overs
VIDEOCommissioners' Items/Committee Appointments
VIDEOCounty Manager Items
County Attorney Items
VIDEOPublic Presentation of Matters by Citizens
VIDEOWorkshop Update
  • Public Comment on Workshop
Adjourn
 
CEREMONIAL PRESENTATIONS

VIDEO1.Presentation Recognizing 2019 MangoMania (Commissioner Manning)
VIDEO2.Presentation Recognizing Cliff Smith of United Way (Commissioner Hamman)
VIDEO3.Presentation Recognizing Parks and Recreation Month (Commissioner Mann)
RECAP

VIDEO1.6-18-19 Agenda Recap
VIDEOCONSENT AGENDA

CLERK OF COURTS
1.Approve and Record County Disbursements per Florida Law
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:No funding required.
Included in Current Budget?
Fund:
Comments:
Item Summary:

Chapter 136.06(1), Florida Statute requires that all County disbursements be recorded in the Minutes of the Board. This is for the check and wire registers viewable on the Clerk’s website.

2.Approve IRS form 8038-CP-Lee County, Fl Tourist Development Tax Revenue Bonds, Series 2010A
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:No funding required.
Included in Current Budget?Yes
Fund:Other:
Tourist Development Tax
Comments:
Item Summary:
To request from the Department of Treasury via the IRS the October 1, 2019 interest payment subsidy for the Series 2010A Bonds. 
3.Approve IRS form 8038-CP-Lee County, Fl Tourist Development Tax Revenue Bonds, Series 2010B
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:No funding required.
Included in Current Budget?Yes
Fund:Other:
Tourist Development Tax
Comments:
Item Summary:
To request from the Department of Treasury via the IRS the October 1, 2019 interest payment subsidy for the Series 2010B Bonds. 
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
4.Approve State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP) Education Grant Award Agreement
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:$38,794.00
Included in Current Budget?Yes
Fund:Other:
Comments:
Item Summary:
Lee County was awarded $60,794 through the SHIP program to provide housing counseling to eligible households who have received SHIP assistance. The county entered into agreements with three nonprofit housing agencies to provide these counseling services. The current total unencumbered balance is $38,794 which must be expended by September 2019. The three agencies have agreed to return their remaining balances so that the county can re-award these funds for expenditure before the state’s deadline.

Approval of the agreement will provide $38,794 to Habitat for Humanity of Lee and Hendry Counties, Inc., a nonprofit housing agency, for housing counseling to very-low, low, and moderate-income households to be expended by September 2019.
COUNTY ATTORNEY
5.Approve Settlement of Workers’ Compensation Case of Lige Jones v. Lee County
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:$225,000.00
Included in Current Budget?N/A
Fund:General Fund
Comments:
Item Summary:
Resolves Mr. Jones’s workers’ compensation claim for a work related accident that occurred on January 26, 2017.
COUNTY LANDS
6.Adopt Resolutions of Necessity for Three Oaks Parkway North Project
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:No funding required.
Included in Current Budget?Yes
Fund:Other:
Transportation Capital Improvement
Comments:
Item Summary:

Authorizes staff to pursue acquisitions of Parcels 518, 519A and 519B of the Three Oaks Parkway Extension North Project No. 4053. The construction of this 2.21-mile road project will occur in phases commencing in Fiscal Year 2019/2020.

7.Approve License Agreement Allowing Fencing within a County Easement
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:No funding required.
Included in Current Budget?N/A
Fund:N/A
Comments:
Item Summary:

Allows private landowner to construct a fence within a Lee County Drainage Easement located on the north side of 4904 South Cleveland Avenue in Fort Myers. This Agreement defines where fencing may be located and allows the County to terminate the license if necessary. Lee DOT has reviewed and this will not affect the maintenance of the drainage network. 

8.Approve Purchase of Drainage/Access Easement for the Homestead Road Project
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:$3,000
Included in Current Budget?Yes
Fund:Other:
Road Impact Fees - Central District
Comments:
Item Summary:
Acquires a ±2,325 square foot drainage and access easement, in the amount of $2,100 plus costs to close, for the Homestead Road Widening Project. This property is located at 160 Homestead Road South, Lehigh Acres. Due to the road widening project the easements are needed to widen the drainage ditch, which DOT will maintain as part of its ongoing ditch maintenance.

 


9.Approve Purchase of Temporary Easement for Wellfield Expansion Project
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:$2,750
Included in Current Budget?Yes
Fund:Enterprise
Comments:
Item Summary:
Acquires a ± 5,000 square foot temporary construction easement for $1,750, plus closing costs, for the North Lee County Water Treatment Plant Wellfield Expansion Project. This easement will allow for the drilling of a test well to help determine potential wellfield target areas. The easement is located at 11410 Deal Road, N. Ft. Myers. This well is being used to confirm whether the corridor along Deal Road is feasible for future wells.

10.Approve Purchase of Land for North Lee County Wellfield Expansion
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:$115,000
Included in Current Budget?Yes
Fund:Enterprise
Comments:
Item Summary:

Acquires a ±3.28 acre parcel in the amount of $100,000 (plus costs to close) for the N. Lee County Water Treatment Plant Wellfield Project. This purchase avoids the need for condemnation and its related fees, costs and time to process. The parcel provides the necessary land for a raw water well located at 6751 Rich Road, N. Ft. Myers. The BoCC previously approved the North Lee County Water Treatment Plant and wellfield expansion as part of its Capital Improvement Program.

COUNTY MANAGER
11.Accept Grant from the Florida Sports Foundation
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:$25,000
Included in Current Budget?No
Fund:N/A
Comments:
Item Summary:
Accept a grant from the Florida Sports Foundation in the amount of $25,000 to host Perfect Game Baseball Championship Series (BCS), and add grant dollars to the Sports Development promotions budget line (504811). The estimated economic impact from this event is $10.9 million based on 2018 event numbers.
12.Approve Budget Amendment for Oak Creek Road Paving MSBU
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:$206,038
Included in Current Budget?No
Fund:Other:
MSTBU CIP
Comments:
Item Summary:
Approve a Budget Amendment Resolution in amount of $206,038 to accept a draw from the Florida Community Bank Short Term Line of Credit for the Oak Creek Road Paving MSBU.
13.Approve Underwriter Selection for Tourist Development Tax Bonds Refinancing
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:No funding required.
Included in Current Budget?N/A
Fund:
Comments:
Item Summary:
Select Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML) as Senior Underwriter for the refunding of the Tourist Development Tax Bond, Series 2010A (Build America Bonds).  These bonds were originally issued to build the spring training facility for the Boston Red Sox.   Current market rates indicate a net present value savings of 9.8% ($4.2 million gross savings and $3.5 million net present value) but actual savings will be determined at pricing. The term of the bonds will not be extended. 
FACILITIES CONSTRUCTION AND MANAGEMENT
14.Approve Change Order for Construction of North Fort Myers Library
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:$221,514.00
Included in Current Budget?Yes
Fund:Other:
Library Construction
Comments:
Item Summary:
Approves $221,514 to upgrade the functionality and appearance of the new Lee County Public Library located in North Fort Myers. The Change Order covers design enhancements, higher quality materials, security improvements. Construction costs after the change order will be $11,495,142.42 and total project costs are estimated at $13,726,981.77.
15.Approve Piggyback Purchase of Flooring for the East County Regional Library
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:$166,348.31
Included in Current Budget?Yes
Fund:Other:
Library
Comments:
Item Summary:

Approves the purchase and installation of new carpet and flooring products at the East County Regional Library from Milliken Services, LLC in the total amount of $166,348.31. The flooring in the library is the original flooring from 2001. This project was planned and budgeted. 

16.Award Contract for Designing the Public Safety Campus Expansion
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:$1,073,730.00
Included in Current Budget?Yes
Fund:General Fund
Capital Improvement Fund
Comments:
Item Summary:
Awards $1,073,730 contract to BSSW Architects, Inc., for design of the Emergency Operation Center Expansion (Schematic, Design Development, Construction Documents, Bidding and Negotiation assistance and Construction Administration). Total project cost is estimated at $10,000,000 with completion scheduled for FY2021-2022.
17.Approve Contract for ADA Improvements in Multiple Library Facilities
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:$723,655.11
Included in Current Budget?Yes
Fund:Other:
Library
Comments:
Item Summary:
Enhances Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant accessibility to the Cape Coral, Dunbar Jupiter Hammon, Fort Myers Regional, Northwest Regional and South County Regional Libraries. Owen-Ames-Kimball Company will perform the improvements beginning in July of 2019 at a total cost of $723,655.11.
FLEET MANAGEMENT
18.Approve Piggyback Purchase of Equipment Utilizing Florida Sheriffs Association Contract
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:$486,965.80
Included in Current Budget?Yes
Fund:Other:
Vehicle replacement fund
Comments:
Item Summary:
Authorizes Lee County Fleet Management to utilize pricing from the Florida Sheriffs Association Contract for the purchase of two (2) Caterpillar Excavators in the amount of $222,065.00, one (1) John Deere Loader in the amount of $154,931.80, and one (1) Vacuum Trailer in the amount of $109,969.00. All purchased equipment is intended for DOT use. The total expenditure from this contract is $486,965.80. The replacement equipment is between 15 and 17 years old with escalating cumulative maintenance costs (between $37,000 and $155,000; see attached equipment sheets) and unreliability.  The vacuum excavator is a new piece of equipment.
19.Approve Piggyback for the Purchase of Nissan Vehicles
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:$92,890
Included in Current Budget?Yes
Fund:Enterprise
Comments:
Item Summary:
Approves a piggyback to utilize pricing on Sourcewell/NJPA Contract No. 120716-NAF, National Auto Fleet Group – Vehicles and authorizes the purchase of five 2019 Nissan Frontier King Cab pick-up trucks with all the standard equipment as specified by the manufacturer for the model and Sourcewell’s base vehicle specification requirements, and additional contract options including spray on bed liners, heavy duty aluminum toolboxes, and a third set of keys, from Alan Jay Nissan, Inc., in the total amount of $92,890.00. The purchase of the new vehicles was planned and budgeted and will replace equipment in Utilities that has reached the end of its useful life. The Nissans replace discontinued Fort Rangers and F-150s.  All are high mileage/high maintenance vehicles with either reliability issues or have been removed from inventory due to safety concerns (see attached equipment sheets).
20.Approve Piggyback for Purchase of Freightliner Medium and Heavy Trucks
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:$1,052,545
Included in Current Budget?Yes
Fund:Other:
Vehicle replacement fund
Comments:
Item Summary:
 Authorizes Lee County Fleet Management to utilize pricing on the State of Florida Contract No. 25101600-16-1 for the purchase of nine Freightliner medium and heavy trucks from Tampa Truck Center LLC, in a total amount of $1,052,544.80. This purchase allows DOT to replace eight trucks and Parks and Recreation to replace one truck that have reached the end of useful life. This is a planned and budgeted expenditure for Fiscal Year 2018-2019. All of the trucks are between 14 and 17 years old with high mileage or high maintenance costs, or both, and decreasing reliability (see attached equipment sheets).
21.Approve Piggyback Purchase for Fleet Management Fuel Site Upgrade
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:$85,658
Included in Current Budget?Yes
Fund:Other:
Vehicle and Equipment Maintenance
Comments:
Item Summary:
Approves the utilization of pricing on the Sourcewell/NJPA Contract for the purpose of upgrading Fuel Management hardware and software to four Lee County Fuel Sites including Evergreen, Billy’s Creek, Pine Ridge Road, and Lehigh Acres, with Gasboy Plus System components, and the integration into the existing Fuel Management Software System. The one time purchase of equipment will be sourced from AHA Electronic & Fuel Systems, Inc. in the amount of $52,179.00, and the installation will be completed by Gilbarco, Inc. dba Gilbarco Veeder-Root in the amount of $33,479.00, for a total project cost of $85,658.00. The project was planned and budgeted.
HUMAN RESOURCES
22.Approve and Execute Revisions to the Alternate Social Security Plan
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:
Included in Current Budget?N/A
Fund:
Comments:
Item Summary:

Approve and execute contract amendment to provide participating employees with a minimum interest rate guarantee on contributions to not be less than 1.8% for years 2019, 2020 & 2021. 

 

The Alternate Social Security plan was adopted in 1998 with contract revisions in 2013.  It provides temporary and seasonal employees who are not otherwise eligible to participate in the Florida Retirement System with an alternate method to participate in a deferred compensation plan.  This plan replaces traditional social security contributions and participation is mandatory.  The plan has no cost to the County. American United Life Insurance is the investment provider for MidAmerica offering a 1.8 percent minimum interest rate guarantee until 2021.  The current minimum rate is 1%.  As of the expiration date 12/31/2021, the guarantee minimum interest rate will automatically drop to 1%. 

HUMAN SERVICES
23.Approve Submission of Required Environmental Review Documents to HUD
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:No funding required.
Included in Current Budget?N/A
Fund:
Comments:
Item Summary:
Complies with United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) requirements to certify that Housing and Public Facility projects will not result in a significant impact on the quality of the physical environment. HUD requires a broad-level review that is followed by site specific reviews as individual project sites are identified over the five-year Consolidated Plan time horizon.
24.Approve Urban County Cooperation Agreements with Municipalities
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:No funding required.
Included in Current Budget?N/A
Fund:
Comments:
Item Summary:

Approval allows the City of Bonita Springs, City of Sanibel, and Village of Estero to receive Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds administered by Lee County Human and Veteran Services. Although exact allocation amounts have not yet been determined by HUD, it is estimated that approximately $446,000 will be allocated to the municipalities annually.

INNOVATION AND TECHNOLOGY
25.Approve Piggyback Purchase of Equipment for Enterprise Storage Expansion
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:$145,187.28
Included in Current Budget?Yes
Fund:Other:
Technology Fund
Comments:
Item Summary:
Expands the County's enterprise electronic storage. The expansion is needed at both the County's main data center and its disaster recovery facility to accommodate data growth and provide redundancy during emergencies. The cost of this expansion is $145,187.28 for a total to-date spend of $794,192.80.
LIBRARY
26.Accept Donation of $200,000 from Friends of Bonita Springs Library
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:$200,000
Included in Current Budget?No
Fund:Other:
Library Construction
Comments:
Item Summary:
Accepts $200,000 from the Friends of Bonita Springs Library and approves its use toward the construction of the Bonita Springs Library. This donation has been anticipated.
PROCUREMENT MANAGEMENT
27.Approve Sole Source Purchase of International Truck Parts for Fleet Management & Solid Waste
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:See comments below.
Included in Current Budget?Yes
Fund:
Comments:Expenditures will be as needed and within the departments' annual, adopted budgets.
Item Summary:
Allows Fleet Management and the Solid Waste Division to continue purchasing Navistar/International truck parts and service to assist in the maintenance of the County’s fleet from Wallace International Trucks, Inc., the only authorized dealership for NaviStar, Inc./International Truck and Engine Corporation for Lee County. The cumulative expenditures for all items in Fiscal Year 2017/2018 were approximately $245,000.00. Anticipated total annual expenditures Countywide are estimated to be $360,000.00.
28.Approve Piggyback for the Purchase of Tires and Related Products and Services - Countywide
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:See comments below.
Included in Current Budget?
Fund:
Comments:Expenditures will be on an as needed basis as approved in the departments' annual adopted budgets.
Item Summary:
Authorizes purchases through the Florida Sheriffs Association for the purchase of various tires and related products and services to be used on an as needed basis from Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, LLC; Continental Tire The America’s LLC; The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company; Maxam Tire North America, Inc.; Michelin North America, Inc.; SETCO Sales Company LLC, through February 28, 2022 and any renewals or extensions as approved by the Florida Sheriffs Association, as approved in the departments’ annual adopted budget. Individual purchases at or above $100,000.00 will be brought to the Board for consideration and approval. Total expenditures for these products during fiscal year 2017-2018 were approximately $627,019.18.
29.Approve Purchase of Miscellaneous Legal Services
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:
Included in Current Budget?Yes
Fund:General Fund, Other:
Self Insurance
Comments:
Item Summary:
Ratifies expenditures for miscellaneous legal services from Smolker, Bartlett, Loeb, Hinds & Thompson, P.A. in a total amount not to exceed $200,000.00, and authorizes additional purchases as needed within the annual adopted budget. The firm provides a variety of outside legal services for the county including Bert Harris issues, general government issues, and representation in mining and road widening cases.
PUBLIC SAFETY
30.Approve Renewal of Air Methods Air Medical Transport COPCN
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:No funding required.
Included in Current Budget?N/A
Fund:N/A
Comments:
Item Summary:
Air Methods Corporation submitted an application for renewal of their Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (COPCN) to provide Air Medical Transport services. Granting of the COPCN will allow Air Methods Corporation to continue operating as an Air Medical Transport provider within Lee County in accordance with State law for two additional years.
31.Approve Renewal of Ambitrans Medical Transport COPCN
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:No funding required.
Included in Current Budget?N/A
Fund:N/A
Comments:
Item Summary:
Ambitrans Medical Transport submitted an application for renewal of their Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (COPCN) to provide advanced life support (ALS) interfacility transport services. Granting of the COPCN will allow Ambitrans to continue operating as an ALS interfacility transport provider within Lee County in accordance with State law for two additional years.
32.Approve Collective Bargaining Agreement with IAEP Local 533
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:See comments below.
Included in Current Budget?
Fund:General Fund
Comments:FY18/19 impacts will be absorbed in the Department's annual budget, and future costs will be budgeted through the normal appropriation process.
Item Summary:
County staff met with representatives of Local 533 to renegotiate terms of employment in a reopener included in the Collective Bargaining Agreement approved by the Board of County Commissioners on September 19, 2017. In the course of the negotiations, the County and Local 533 agreed to renegotiate the full contract for a three-year term. The Union ratified the agreement on May 29, 2019.
33.Approve a Memorandum of Understanding with the City of Fort Myers for EMS Grants
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:No funding required.
Included in Current Budget?N/A
Fund:N/A
Comments:
Item Summary:
The City of Fort Myers Fire Department (FMFD) provides Advanced Life Support medical care under the Advanced Life Support license held by the County.  This Memorandum of Understanding provides FMFD with the ability to apply for grant opportunities through the Florida Department of Health Bureau of Emergency Medical Oversight (BEMO).  This agreement also allows the City of Fort Myers to receive funding approved by BEMO in April 2019.
SOLID WASTE
34.Approve Sole Source Purchase of Compost Processing Equipment Parts and Repair Services
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:$200,000.00
Included in Current Budget?Yes
Fund:Enterprise
Comments:
Item Summary:
Approves sole source procurement for the purchase of compost processing equipment parts and repair services from Mellott Company on an as needed basis. Mellott Company is the sole distributor of Doppstadt and Backhus equipment in North America, and the only provider for repair services. Total expenditures for these products and services during Fiscal Year 2018-2019 were approximately $174,648.00.
35.Approve Purchase of Mill Power Parts for Construction & Demolition Debris Facility
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:See comments below.
Included in Current Budget?Yes
Fund:Enterprise
Comments:Expenditures will be as needed and in accordance with the department's annual adopted budget.
Item Summary:
Approves single source procurement, allowing the Solid Waste Division to continue purchasing Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) Finger Screen and Air Density Separator parts from Mill Power, Inc., the only authorized dealership for Lee County, to assist in the maintenance of the Solid Waste Construction and Demolition Debris Facility equipment. Total expenditures for Fiscal Year 2017-2018 were $93,275.10. Anticipated total annual expenditures Countywide are estimated to be $100,000.00.
TRANSIT
36.Approve Single Source Purchase of Hardware Warranty & Software Maintenance from Clever Devices
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:$186,000.00
Included in Current Budget?Yes
Fund:General Fund
Comments:
Item Summary:
Approves the single source procurement for the purchase of upgrades for the automatic vehicle locator system internal modems, upgrading memory cards from 8GB to 32GB and providing database quality assurance, deployment services, training, and the hardware warranty and software maintenance agreement with Clever Devices, Ltd., through May 16, 2020. The total expenditure for the agreement is $186,000.00.
TRANSPORTATION
37.Award Contract for Construction Engineering and Inspection Services for Kismet Pkwy/Littleton Road
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:$633,214.98
Included in Current Budget?Yes
Fund:Other:
Road Impact Fees
Comments:
Item Summary:
Awards a contract to Atkins North America, Inc. to provide construction engineering and inspection (CEI) services for Kismet Parkway/Littleton Road realignment in an amount not to exceed $633,214.98. Under this solicitation, the County may add CEI services for Littleton Road Widening from Corbett Road to US 41 in a future Change Order to this contract with approval from the Board. The total project cost for this Realignment Project is expected to be $7 million and is jointly funded with the City of Cape Coral. Construction is expected to start the beginning of 2020.
38.Award Contract for Del Prado Boulevard Road Resurfacing and ADA Improvements
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:$900,563.79
Included in Current Budget?Yes
Fund:Other:
Transportation Capital Improvement
Comments:
Item Summary:
Awards a contract to Ajax Paving Industries of Florida, LLC, to provide milling, resurfacing, signalization upgrades, internally illuminated street signs, and striping modifications, along with ADA Improvements including sidewalk ramps and roadway improvements to Del Prado Boulevard  from Coral Point Drive to Viscaya Parkway in the total amount $818,694.35. Board approval will authorize a contingency of $81,869.44, to cover possible unforeseen expenses that may arise during the project. This project will begin in early July.
UTILITIES
39.Approve Utility Relocation Agreement with the Florida Department of Transportation.
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:$78,536.00
Included in Current Budget?No
Fund:Enterprise
Comments:
Item Summary:
Approves Utility Work by Highway Contractor Agreement (UWHCA) and related documents, for Lee County Utilities (LCU) infrastructure relocation that is being done as part of the Florida Department of Transportation’s (FDOT) drainage project on SR867 (McGregor Boulevard), from Dean Way to River Palm Court Road.   The estimated cost of the utility relocation is $78,536 and funded from LCU Enterprise Reserves.
40.Approve Purchases of Equipment for Water/Wastewater Treatment Plants and Lift Stations
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:See comments
Included in Current Budget?Yes
Fund:Enterprise
Comments:Funding available in various Operating, Major Maintenance, and Capital Improvements approved adopted budgets as needed.
Item Summary:
Approves the single/sole source procurements for purchases from multiple vendors for various proprietary or standardized parts, components, equipment, support, service, and de-scalant required to maintain, upgrade, operate, or otherwise service the County water and wastewater treatment plants and lift stations. The vendors selected provide the unique products required for plant operations or are the only authorized distributors able to meet the specific needs. The cumulative expenditures for all items in Fiscal Year 2017/2018 were approximately $ 443,776.49.
VISITOR AND CONVENTION BUREAU
41.Award Contract for Visitor and Convention Bureau - Midwest USA Representative
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:See comments below.
Included in Current Budget?Yes
Fund:Enterprise
Comments:Expenditures will be as needed and within the department’s annual approved, adopted budget.
Item Summary:
Awards contract to Jerry Terp, to provide meeting sales promotion representation for Midwest USA services for the Visitor & Convention Bureau (VCB) for an initial period of one year with the option to renew for three additional one-year periods, as approved in the department’s annual adopted budget. Total expenditures for these services for Fiscal Year 2017 – 2018 were approximately $148,916.41.  
42.Award Contract for Visitor and Convention Bureau - Northeast USA Representative
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:See comments below.
Included in Current Budget?Yes
Fund:Enterprise
Comments:Expenditures will be as needed and within the department’s annual approved, adopted budget.
Item Summary:
Awards contract to Betsy Bush, LLC, to provide meeting sales promotion representation for Northeast USA services for the Visitor & Convention Bureau (VCB) for an initial period of one year with the option to renew for three additional one-year periods, as approved in the department’s annual adopted budget. Total expenditures for these services for Fiscal Year 2017 – 2018 were approximately $131,232.50.  
ADMINISTRATIVE AGENDA

COUNTY MANAGER
VIDEO1.Adopt Proposed FY19-20 Ad Valorem Rates for TRIM Notice and Set Budget Public Hearing Dates
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:No funding required.
Included in Current Budget?
Fund:
Comments:
Item Summary:
Adopt proposed FY19-20 ad valorem maximum millages for the Truth In Millage (TRIM) notice and schedule the first and second public hearing on the FY19-20 proposed budget and proposed millage rates for September 3 and September 17, 2019, at 5:05 p.m. in the Old Lee County Courthouse Commission Chambers Meeting Room.
ENVIRONMENTAL ITEMS
VIDEO2.Award Master Contracts for Algae Remediation Services
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:Unknown
Included in Current Budget?No
Fund:
Comments:
Item Summary:

Authorizes the Chairman to approve and execute contracts with any responsive responsible qualified proposers, as determined by the evaluation committee, for use on an as needed basis, for the proper collection, remediation, transfer, treatment and/or disposal of blue-green algae or similar algae/health threats from various County canals and waterways, for an initial period of one-year, with the option to renew for three additional one-year periods, as approved in the departments’ annual adopted budgets. Total anticipated expenditures for Fiscal Year 2018-2019 is unknown.

VIDEO3.Accept State Grant for Nutrient & Bacteria Source Identification Study
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:$89,964.00
Included in Current Budget?No
Fund:Other:
Capital Improvement
Comments:
Item Summary:

Accepts a grant from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection for phase II of the Calooshatchee-North Fort Myers nutrient and bacteria source identification study in the amount of $89,964.00.  The grant will be used to fund an agreement with Harbor Branch Oceanographic – Florida Atlantic University to provide continued water quality research services, including the collection and examination of data to determine the interaction of onsite treatment and disposal systems to surface and groundwaters in tributaries to the Caloosahatchee Estuary.

VIDEO4.Accept State Grant for Watershed Education & Training Program
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:$20,000
Included in Current Budget?No
Fund:Other:
Capital Improvement
Comments:$12,000 State Grant; $8,000 Local Match
Item Summary:

Accepts award of a grant from Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) for Watershed Education and Training - Ponds, Lakes and Neighborhoods (WETPLAN) in the amount of $20,000.00 (FDEP share is $12,000 and County match of $8,000).  The grant will be used to fund education and outreach to targeted communities for the proper maintenance of stormwater ponds to help reduce pollution in our waterways.  Funding for the grant is available in the Caloosahatchee TMDL project.  Funding for this project is budgeted in the current fiscal year.

VIDEO5.Award Contract to Florida Atlantic University for Water Quality Research
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:$89,964.00
Included in Current Budget?Yes
Fund:Other:
Capital Improvement
Comments:
Item Summary:

Awards a contract to Florida Atlantic University (FAU) for phase II of the Calooshatchee-North Fort Myers nutrient and bacteria source identification study in the amount of $89,964.00.  Harbor Branch Oceanographic – Florida Atlantic University will provide continued water quality research services, including the collection and examination of data to determine the interaction of onsite treatment and disposal systems to surface and groundwaters in tributaries to the Caloosahatchee Estuary.  A grant from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) in the amount of $89,964.00 will cover the cost of phase II of the project. The project is budgeted in the current fiscal year.

VIDEO6.Approve $881,165 Conservation 20/20 Purchase Agreement
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:$906,165
Included in Current Budget?Yes
Fund:General Fund
Comments:
Item Summary:
Acquires +/- 58 acres in Saint James City for the Conservation 20/20 Land Acquisition Program, and reserves up to 15 acres for the Solid Waste Division to purchase at the per acre price, if the reserved area can accommodate use as a storm debris site. The purchase price is $881,165 (or $15,193 per acre) plus costs to close.
VIDEO7.Consider Naming Edison Farms Property to Commissioner Larry Kiker Preserve
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:No funding required.
Included in Current Budget?N/A
Fund:
Comments:
Item Summary:
Consider Naming Edison Farms property located at southeast Lee County in honor of Commissioner Larry Kiker, who served as Lee County Commissioner, District 3, 2012 to 2019.
VIDEO8.Award Contract for Household Chemical Waste Center Transportation & Disposal Services-Annual
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:
Included in Current Budget?Yes
Fund:Enterprise
Comments:
Item Summary:

Awards contract to Clean Earth of Alabama, Inc., to provide transportation and disposal services of chemical waste materials, for an initial period of one year with the option to renew for three additional one-year periods. Total expenditures for these services during Fiscal Year 2018-2019 were approximately $212,623.12.

TRANSPORTATION
VIDEO9.Approve Change Order to Burnt Store Road for North and Central Segments Lighting
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:$1,707,359.32
Included in Current Budget?Yes
Fund:Enterprise
Comments:
Item Summary:

Waives the formal procurement process requirements and approves a Change Order to the construction contract with Wright Construction Group, Inc. for the Burnt Store Road Widening – Middle Segment project to add roadway corridor lighting improvements to the North and Central segments of Burnt Store Road in an amount not to exceed $1,707,359.32. The Department of Transportation requests that the Board waive the formal procurement process for this work to address safety concerns for both pedestrians and motorists along the newly constructed Burnt Store Road.
PUBLIC HEARING - 9:30 AM

VIDEO1.Conduct Public Hearing to Adopt an Ordinance Modifying the Boundaries of the WildBlue Community Development District
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:No funding required.
Included in Current Budget?N/A
Fund:
Comments:
Item Summary:
Conduct Public Hearing to adopt an Ordinance authorizing the WildBlue Community Development District (the “District”) to amend Lee County Ordinance (LCO) #17-17 to modify, through expansion and contraction, the District’s external boundary.
WALK ON AGENDA

VIDEO1.Accept $20,470 in Grant Funds from the Office of the Attorney General
Funding:
Current Year Dollar Amount:$20,470.00
Included in Current Budget?No
Fund:General Fund
Comments:
Item Summary:

Approval allows the receipt of funds to provide individualized financial counseling to households accessing emergency assistance. Households will be provided with opportunities to learn basic financial literacy terminology and positive financial behaviors. An estimated 15 households will increase their financial stability because of these funds.