February 2019 Minutes

Millers Creek Special District

Meeting Minutes February 18, 2019, 6:30 PM


Location: First Korean Baptist Church, 3202 Atlantic Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32207


  • Call to Order:  Meeting called to order at 6:35 PM 
  • Roll Call:


Board members present: Sharon Johnson, Derik Flint, Scott Bates, Tamara Baker, Jonathan Wright and Louis Joseph. A quorum was present.

Non-board members: Deb Bates, Sandra Oster, Wayne Flowers, Marcia Hodgson


  • Approval of January 2019 Meeting Minutes:  Minutes were reviewed. Motion to approve minutes by Scott Bates, seconded by Derik Flint, unanimous approval.



  • Open Business


    1. Treasurer’s Report: Sharon Johnson (on behalf of Jonathan Wright) reviewed the Statement of Financial Position (as of 2/15/19), Statement of Activity for 7/1/15 – 2/15/19, and 12/17/18 – 2/15/19. Total Bank Account Assets $58,389.06 as of February 15, 2019.  Motion to approve treasurer’s report by Scott Bates, seconded by Derik Flint, unanimous approval.  
    2. Dredging financing updates
      1. Scott Bates
        1. BBVA Compass Bank: Michael Calvey emailed they can offer a 12yr amortization with interest 5.87-5.98%. Awaiting total project cost.
        2. Scott will send funding packet to Tamara
      2. Tamara Baker – additional funding possibilities
        1. BB&T, Ameris Bank, PNC – Scott will contact
      3. Wayne Flowers – Working on writing the Contract for the City  
    3. Joe Wagner Engineering Report (presented by Scott Bates)
      1. Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) permit has been issued, expiration 10/30/23
      2. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) permit denied as requested
        1. Proposed modification changing project depth to meet National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) recommendation
        2. Have Joe provide an updated table of dredging depth/cubic yards with ballpark costs
      3. Conference Call with City: Solid Waste Director indicated it is possible to dispose of material within the Ash Remediation disposal facility located on the Trail Ridge Landfill facility.
      4. Complete bid process – new project scope completed by late March and put bids out in May.
    4. Mike Oster Update on FIND Grant – Not Present
      1. Sandra Oster reported the City had cleaned up the curbing inlets at the end of Moirer St and near the Frankel property
    5. Wayne Flowers
      1. Presented a review of the Sunshine Laws, Public Records Law, and Open Meetings Law
      2. Wayne to email Sharon the handout document
      3. Working on the City Agreement, need Scope of Work
    6. Motion to move March meeting from the 18th to the 25th (to have a Quorum) made by Scott Bates, seconded by Derik Flint, unanimous approval.


  • New Business – no new business



  • Next meeting March 25, 2019.  
  • Adjournment:  Meeting adjourned at 7:42 PM



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