JUNE 2017 MINUTES
MILLERS CREEK SPECIAL DISTRICT, JUNE 19, 2017 MEETING MINUTES
The meeting was called to order at 6:30 P.M. by Chair Rene Pulido.
ROLL CALL: Board Present-Rene Pulido, Sharon Johnson, Barbara McMorrow, Louis Joseph, Jonathan Wright. Not Present- Chris Rose and Derik Flint.
Others Present- Attorney Wayne Flowers, Chris McMorrow, Bobby Baker, and Joe Wagner.
MAY MINUTES: Motion by Jonathan Wright to approve the May Meeting Minutes was seconded by Louis Joseph. The vote was unanimous in favor.
TREASURER’S REPORT: Treasurer’s Report was provided to members in advance by Chris Rose. One property has not paid the assessment. We learned that property may have changed hands. No action will be taken by the board
The current bank account balance is $71,072.49. A new invoice from Lewis Longman totaling $494.00 was presented. Sharon moved and Jonathan seconded the motion to approve payment of said invoice. The vote was unanimous to do so. Jonathan moved and Barbara seconded a motion to approve the May Treasurer’s Report. The vote was unanimous in favor of approval.
On behalf of Chris Rose, Wayne Flowers advised the Audit Requirement for 2015-2016 must be filed by Chris. Upon Motion by Barbara and second by Jonathan, the vote was unanimous in favor. It was suggested for the 2016-2017 Audit Chris Rose would bring three options to the July meeting for discussion and approval. Jonathan moved that Chris do so, Barbara seconded, and the vote was unanimous that Chris will bring three options to the July meeting.
Attorney Flowers suggested that while the language is generally correct, the Personal Services Agreement requires minor changes. Following review and discussion of the minor changes suggested, Jonathan moved said changes be approved, Louis Joseph seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of said motion.
ADDITIONAL NEGOTIATIONS: Chris McMorrow proposed that sub groups be formed to discuss tipping options with various entities in order to move the dredging project forward in an efficient and timely fashion. In order to comply with the Sunshine Law, no more than one board member will be included in any group. Following considerable discussion, motion was made by Sharon and seconded by Louis that Jonathan, Chris McMorrow, and Joe Wagner meet with the owner of Morning Glory Church to discuss use of the church’s property. The vote was unanimous in favor. The results of said meeting will be presented to the full board for further action. Sharon moved and Jonathan seconded a motion for Barbara McMorrow and Gary Hall to meet with Councilwoman Lori Boyer to determine how the City of Jacksonville can financially assist with the Millers Creek project. The vote was unanimous in favor of said motion. Joe Wagner volunteered to look at the possibility of the 3434 Atlantic Boulevard property for a site.
JULY MEETING: Sharon Johnson conducted a poll to determine which July date would be best for the meeting in order to accomplish a quorum. Based on that poll, the July meeting should be held on July 24, 2017, with Rene, Sharon, Derik, and Chris committing to attend. Jonathan and Louis are possibilities. Barbara cannot attend on that date. Louis moved and Jonathan seconded that the July meeting be held on July 24, 2017. Sharon will run a special meeting announcement noting the 2017-2018 Assessment will be voted on during the July meeting. Wayne will provide a draft of said notice to Sharon for publication.
ASSESSMENT ROLL: Wayne will provide the assessment roll to Sharon for publication.
There being no additional business, the meeting was adjourned at 7:30 P.M.
- Future meetings will be held monthly on the third Monday of each month. However, the July meeting will be held on July 24, 2017.
- The legal address for “MCSD” is Millers Creek Special District, Sharon Johnson, Secretary, P.O. Box 47375, Jacksonville, FL 32247.