September 2019 Minutes

Millers Creek Special District

Meeting Minutes September 16, 2019, 6:30 PM

Location: 3740 Beach Blvd Ste 205 Jacksonville, FL 32207

Call to Order:  Meeting called to order at 6:32 PM

Roll Call:

Board members present: Michelle Wright, Louis Joseph, Mike Shannon, Derik Flint, Mike Oster, Tamara Baker and Scott Bates. A quorum was present.

Non-board members: Jonathan Wright, Barbara McMorrow, Marcia Hodgson – The Resident NewsApproval of August 19th Meeting Minutes:  Minutes were reviewed. Motion to approve minutes was made by Scott Bates, seconded by Tamara Baker, unanimous approval.Open Business

Treasurer’s Report: Scott Bates reviewed the Statement of Financial Position (as of 9/22/19), Total Bank Account Assets $22,332.60.  Motion to approve the treasurer’s report was made by Tamara Baker, seconded by Derik Flint, unanimous approval.

Update on COJ Funding Agreement –Tamara Baker/Michelle Wright – There was a lot of discussion that Tamara and Michelle had been in contact with the city and the MCSD would need to proceed with the 12.5% of total project amount at around $106K and would continue to contact the city to release the $275K they said they would back in June. Follow up will continue. But for now we have not receive any money from the city. Scott Bates was directed to submit receipts to the city.

Update on Environmental Protection Bid Package – Jonathan Wright – There was a presentation done by Jonathan Wright in August to the EPB and the following week Deb Bates and Scott Bates made another presentation to the EPB. MCSD was awarded $50K to help remove the contaminated material in section A of the creek. We will need to send the EPB updates on how much material we remove in that area.

New Business

Dredgit Contract – Michelle Wright – It was brought to the board to sign the contract with Dredgit to make it official. The contract was adjusted from $855K to $877K to remove material that could not be taken to Trail Ridge. Motion to approve the contract was made by Mike Oster and seconded by Scott Bates, unanimous approval.

Neighborhood Notification of Dredging Project – Michelle Wright – There was a task handed out to Tamara Baker to hand deliver notification to all 28 homeowners that Dredgit would be starting there project in the next week and continuing until complete, 90-120 days from now.

Website – Michelle Wright – There was discussion that the website needed to be updated and new board members needed to be added to the site.  It was also brought up that Rene Pulido would no longer be gifting the website and that MCSD would need to pay for it annually. There was discussion that we would get in touch with our current webmaster Kim Johnson and update the material.

Performance Bond – Michelle Wright – There was discussion that MCSD should buy a “payment and performance bond” to cover the dredge project and Dredgit. To insure the project to completion. Motion to approve the purchase was made by Scott Bates and seconded by Mike Shannon. Unanimous approval

Other discussion; Kate gets first right of refusal on dirt. Dredgit needs to respect church hours and not operate before 7:00 AM. We need to get a contract with Dredgit for Daily Rate to dredge around individual docks. Call Marcia Hodgson to get a picture of the board members and the Dredgit crew for The Resident in front of the dredging operation.

  • Next meeting October 21st 2019, 6:30 PM
  • Adjournment:  Meeting adjourned at 7:10 PM

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