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BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

MINUTES FROM JUNE 20TH, 2006
REGULAR BOARD MEETING

Commissioner Schweers opened the meeting at 9:00 a.m. .
Silent Prayer
Pledge of Allegiance

ROLL CALL

Commissioner Akins, Commissioner Levy, Commissioner Schweers, Commissioner Sassano and Commissioner Morris, were present.

INTRODUCTION OF NEW EMPLOYEES

Chief Lindsey introduced Division Chief of Health, Safety & Training Rick Patrick.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF EMPLOYEE ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Chief Lindsey recognized LuAnn Delo, Maria Ramos and Thad Stevens for their academic accomplishments.


STAFF PRESENTATION

Public Education Manager Susan Lindenmuth provided information to the board regarding public education opportunities that are available to the Estero community. PEM Lindenmuth discussed the current programs in place and the direction for future programs in the community.

PUBLIC COMMENT ON AGENDA ITEMS

No public comments were made.

ITEMS TO BE PULLED FOR DISCUSSION

No items pulled for discussion.

CONSENT AGENDA

Commissioner Sassano made a motion to approve Consent Agenda items 1, 2 & 3 as is. Commissioner Levy seconded, all were in favor, motion carried.

ADMINISTRATIVE AGENDA
COST RECOVERY OF EMS

Commissioner Akins asked that this presentation by EMS Chief Bill Clemens be moved to the July Board Meeting due to time constraints. There was a consensus by the board.

PUBLIC COMMENTS

No public comments were made.

COMMISSIONER ITEMS

Commissioner Morris inquired as to the status of Attorney Schoech�s review of the cost of the Coconut Point Station and the contracts. Attorney Schoech asked to discuss this with Commissioner Morris following the meeting. Commissioner Morris agreed.  

Commissioner Akins commented on the FASD Annual Conference which she and Commissioner Sassano attended June 13-15. It was very educational and a learning experience.

FIRE CHIEF REPORT

Those who will be present at the executive session will be Commissioner Barbara Akins, Commissioner Sam Levy, Commissioner Bob Morris, Commissioner Gayle Sassano and Commissioner Dick Schweers, Fire Chief Jeff Lindsey, Attorney Pete Sampo and the court reporter Mariann Sayers. The purpose of the executive session is only for discussing pending litigation, trial strategy and settlement.

Commissioner Sassano made a motion to recess prior to the executive session. Commissioner Morris seconded, all were in favor, motion carried.  

Commissioner Akins made a motion to adjourn, Commissioner Sassano seconded, all were in favor, motion carried.

Meeting adjourned at 11:25 a.m.

Respectfully submitted,

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GAYLE M. SASSANO, Secretary