City of Pahokee Commission Meeting June 25 2019


(STANDBY FOR MEETING TO START)>>CITY ATTORNEY ARE YOU READY ACTING CITY CLERK CITY MANAGER COMMISSIOER HILL
COMMISSION OF BOHLEN COMMISSIONER EVERETT (YES)
COMMISSIONER VICE MAYOR MURVIN CALL THIS MEETING OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE
CITY OF PAHOKEE WORKSHOP FOR ORDER MAY WE PLEASE STAND BY FOR
THE INVITATION GIVEN BY VICE MAYOR MURVIN FOLLOWED BY
THE PLEDGE OF THE ALLEGIANCE>>ACTUAL FATHER GOD BE WITH US
THEY ABLE TO MAKE THE RIGHT DECISION OR GOD FOR THE PEOPLE
OF CITY PAHOKEE. WE ASK LETS EVERYONE FROM THE MAYOR TO
THE CITY STAFF DOWN TO EACH COMMISSIONER OH GOD THAT WE DO
WHAT IS RIGHT AND THAT’S WITHIN OUR HEARTS OH GOD TWO BENEFITS IN CITY OF
GOD IN THE NAME OF JESUS GIVE US UNDERSTANDING AND GUIDANCE IN
JESUS NAME AMEN (PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE)>>ROLL CALL MADAM CLERK>>MAYOR BABB PRESENT FOR
INTERIM CITY ATTORNEY>>THANK YOU MADAM CLERK THANKS
TO THE COMMISSION STAFF AND THANKS TO ECH OF THE CITIZENS
TONIGHT FOR BEING HERE TO PARTICIPATE IN OUR WORKSHOP OF
TUESDAY, JUNE 25TH 2019 THE PURPOSE OF THE WORKSHOP IS
TO DISCUSS THE JUNE 25TH 2019 AGENDA. I WAS JUST LIKE TO
REMIND THE AUDIENCE THAT THE WORKSHOP IS SIMILAR TO A
CITY COMMISSION MEETING IT’S NOT A FORMAL MEETING WHERE WE WILL
BE VOTING BUT WE WILL BE DELIBERATING AND
DISCUSSIONOUR AGENDA ITEM AND IT’S ALWAYS IF YOU WOULD
CONTAIN YOU’RE TALKING AND JUST HELP US GET THROUGH OUR GYM
THERE WOULD BE VERY HELPFUL AT THIS TIME I WOULD TURN THIS
PORTION OVER TO OUR CITY MANAGER FOR HIM TO KIND OF LEED US
INTO THE AGENDA DISCUSSION>>THANK YOU MAYOR, COMMISSION,
RESIDENCE, VISITORS THANKS FOR COMING OUT TONIGHT WE HAVE A
VERY SHORT AGENDA WE HAVE ONE PROCLAMATION ON OUR AGENDA FOR
TONIGHT AND THAT’S A PROCLAMATION PROCLAIMING
NATIONAL HIV TESTING DAY, JUNE 27TH 2019. AND THAT IS OUR AGENDA AND OF
COURSE ANY UPDATES ON MARINA LEASE WILL BE PROVIDED AS WELL,
FOR THE COMMISSION>>AT THIS TIME COMMISSIONERS
ARE ANY QUESTIONS PERTAINING TO THE AGENDA THAT’S BEEN
PRESENTED TONIGHT TO US?>>MR. MAYOR IF I MAY, I DO HAVE
A FEW QUESTIONS OF OUR CITY MANAGER SO THAT HE CAN POSSIBLY
BE INCLUDED ON THE OLD BUSINESS OF ONE BEING A RECREATIONAL GYM
GIVEN AN UPDATE TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC CONCERNING THE PROGRESS
OF WITH THAT PROJECT IF THERE’S ANY UPDATE WITH REGARD TO
BARFIELD HIGHWAY IF THERE’S ANY COMMUNICATION
FROM THE STATE WITH REGARDS TO WHEN THAT PROJECT IS GOING TO
PROCEED. ALSO THERE WERE CONCERNS OR QUESTIONS ABOUT THE
SPLASH PAD I DO KNOW FROM LAST MEETING THAT WE WERE
OPERATING IT MANUALLY- JUST WANTED TO KNOW IF A PART DID ARRIVE AND WHEN IT
WILL BE INSTALLED ON THE THE SPLASH PAD. ALSO
WILL I KNOW I HAD AN I REQUEST A COMING FROM THE SENIOR
CITIZENS CONCERNING THE SENIOR CITIZENS PROM I THINK IT WILL BE HOSTED IN BELLE
GLADE AND ALL THE OTHER CITIES I BELIEVE BELLE GLADE AND
SOUTH BAY HAS CONTRIBUTED TO THAT EFFORT AND I
DO KNOW THAT WE HAVE SENIOR CITIZENS FROM OUR CITY OF THAT
WILL BE PARTAKING IN IT WAS A REQUEST THAT WAS EMAILED TO ME I THINK
IT WAS A REQUEST OF $400 THEY WERE ASKING EACH CITY TO
CONTRIBUTE TO THE SENIOR CITIZENS PROM.>>IF YOU LIKE I COULD GET ALL
THAT OUT THE WAY RIGHT NOW IF YOU WANT THE SENIOR BALL THAT’S GOING TO
BE TAKEN CARE OF BY TO CITY OF PAHOKEE, WE HAVE BEEN HAVING
CONVERSATIONS WITH SOME OF THE ORGANIZERS OKAY SPLASH PAD
PART FINALLY CAME IN FROM CANADA THAT HASN’T BEEN INSTALLED YET
THE COMPANY’S COMING OUT TOMORROW FOR THAT, FOR NOW IT’S BEEN MANUALLY OPERATED
SUNDAY THERE WAS A HICCUP WITH THE SCHEDULE WHICH IS WHY
SOMEONE WASN’T OUT THERE SUNDAY I GOT A CALL ABOUT THAT ON
SUNDAY. SO IT IS OPERATING JUST FINE JUST HAVE TO BE TURNED ON
MANUALLY AND TURNED OFF MANUALLY. GYMNASIUM PROVIDED UPDATE IN A BIWEEKLY REPORT LAST
WEEK THE COUNTY CAME OUT WITH A A GYMNASIUM FLOOR SPECIALIST OR
FIRM THAT INSTALLS A GYMNASIUM FLOORS AND THEY DID AN
ASSESSMENT THAT THE FLOOR DOESN’T HAVE TO BE COMPLETELY
REPLACE ONLY ABOUT 500 SQUARE-FOOT HAS TO BE CUT OUT
AND REMOVED BECAUSE OF WATER DAMAGE. THEY’RE VERY CONFIDENT
THAT HE’LL BE ABLE TO REVIVE AND REVISE THE CURRENT
FLOOR AND ADD THOSE NEW OF A NEW PIECE TO IT AND SAND IT
DOWN AND MAKE IT LOOK YOU KNOW I LIKE NEW AGAIN SO THAT’S WHAT
THE FINAL PIECE THE FINAL WALK-THROUGH THEY DID ABOUT A
WEEK AGO – NO 2 WEEKS AGO AND SO NOW THEY’LL
GO BACK AND THEY’LL GET THE FINAL COST FOR THAT TO THE
COUNTY AND THEY’LL PROVIDE US A SCHEDULE TO GET STARTED. HAVE
THEY GIVEN ME THAT SCHEDULE YET KNOW IF ON THE EMAIL I RECEIVED
ON 620 THEY WERE GOING TO GIVE ME A WEEK UNTIL THAT
SCHEDULE IS RELEASED TO ME AND I’M A HOLD ON ME BY THE END OF
THIS WEEK THEY’LL GIVE ME SOME TYPE OF CONSTRUCTION SCHEDULE FOR THE GYMNASIUM BARFIELD HIGHWAY THE ENGINEERS
ARE WRAPPING UP THEIR THEIR DESIGN PHASE AS I PREVIOUSLY
STATED BARFIELD IS A SIGNIFICANT RECONSTRUCTION
PROJECT, IT’S NOT RESURFACING THAT YOU TYPICALLY SEE IN THE
CITY PAHOKEE WHAT WE JUST DO AN OVERLAY THEY HAVE TO
COMPLETELY REMOVE SOME OF THE FOUNDATION AND
REBUILD IT AND SO THAT’S THAT’S QUITE AN EXTENSIVE
ENGINEERING DESIGN FOR FOR THE STATE AND FOR F DOT OVERALL
I STILL DON’T HAVE A START DATE IF I HAD TO GUESS IF YOU ADD
INTO BIDTIME RELEASE AND GETTING RESPONSES BACK I WANT TO, I DON’T WANT TO PUT A
DATE, BUT I PROBABLY PUT A MONTH ON IT OFF BY EITHER YOU KNOW
LATE SEPTEMBER EARLY OCTOBER BEFORE THEY PUT A SHOVEL IN THE
GROUND, BUT AGAIN THAT’S A VERY FLUID PROJECT THERE’S A LOT OF
MOVING PARTS AND EVEN THE COUNTY’S INVOLVED
WITH IT NOW BECAUSE YOU HAVE COUNTY RIGHT AWAY WATER ISSUES
THAT THEY WANT TO RESOLVE ALONG WITH THE PROJECT THAT THEY’VE
ADDED TO IT AND THAT’S JUST FINE BECAUSE WE WANT TO FIX
EVERYTHING ALL AT ONCE AND SO THAT’S BEEN PART NOT A DELAY OR JUST THAT’S BEEN PART
OF THE ADDITIONS TO THIS PROJECT AND I KNOW IT’S BEEN
LONG-AWAITED BUT WE’RE SORTA NOT AT THE MERCY OF THESE
ENGINEERS AND GROUNDS FOLKS TO GETTING OUT THERE AND
WRAPPING UP YOU KNOW ALL OF THESE THE GEOTECH PARTS THAT’S THAT’S REQUIRED FOR THIS
PROJECT. IT’S A HEAVY LIFT AND WE REALIZE IT’S TAKEN QUITE SOME
TIME TO GET TO A POINT WHERE WE CAN HAVE
A START DATE BUT THAT’S SORT OF WHERE WE ARE TODAY WE
HAD A BRIEF MEETING WITH THE ENGINEER ABOUT A WEEK
AGO AND THEY’RE IN CONSTANT YOU COMMUNICATION WITH F DOT ABOUT
THE FINAL PLANS AND DESIGNS AND WE ARE IN THAT WAITING MODE
RIGHT NOW TILL THEY GIVE US THE GO-AHEAD TO PUT A
BID OUT, AND I’M HOPING I CAN GET THAT YOU KNOW SOON HERE
BUT I JUST CAN’T PUT A DATE ON IT AT THIS TIME BUT WE
ARE YOU KNOW A VERY DILIGENTLY YOU KNOW FOLLOWING THIS PROJECT
AND ENSURING THAT THINGS ARE MOVING FORWARD I THINK WAS IT. BARFIELD
GYMNASIUM SPLASH PAD AND THE SENIOR SENIOR BALL WILL BE GENERATING ONCE YOU GET
AN INVOICE FROM I GUESS BELLE GLADE AGAIN THAT’S THE THAT’S
THE HOST OF THIS EVENT WILL BE ABLE TO GENERATE A RESPONSE IN A
CHECK FOR THE SENIOR BALL AND I INDICATED THAT TO THE PLAN
ALREADY THAT WE NEEDED SOME TYPE OF INVOICE>>ARE THERE ANY ADDITIONAL
QUESTIONS FOR THE CITY MANAGER PERTAINING TO THE AGENDA
ITEMS OR OTHER CONCERNS?>>I HAVE ONE I THOUGHT WE WERE GOING TO GET
FINANCIALS IN THE PACKAGE>>I ADDED SOMETHING THROUGH
YOUR PACKAGE CUZ YOU HAD ASKED ME FOR SOMETHING EARLIER
COMMISSIONER BOHLEN AND I HAD TO PRINT IT OUT TODAY CUZ IT WAS DOING SOME FINAL
AUDITIONS IS SOMETHING THAT THE COMMISSION HAD ALREADY
GOTTEN ON THE SURTAX PROJECT BUT IT’S BEEN UPDATED>>AND I THINK TO, CITY MANAGER
IN THE FUTURE TO PLEASE GIVE EVERYONE A COPY WHEN IT FOR THE
INDIVIDUAL COMMISSIONER ASK FOR SOME TYPE OF INFORMATION SO THAT
>>NO NO THIS WAS SOMETHING YOU ALREADY RECEIVED THAT SHE
UNDERSTANDS>>BUT YOU SAY THERE WAS SOME UPDATES IN IT TO
>>RIGHT, RIGHT WHAT YOU GOT UPDATES SHE DIDN’T GET THEM GET
THEM AT ALL>>I JUST THINK IT’S JUST A GOOD
PRACTICE EVEN IF IT’S A WASTE OF A TREE THAT IF YOU GIVE A
COMMISSIONER SOME INFORMATION JUST SO IT JUST BE FAIR
ACROSS THE TABLE>>IF THAT’S ALL MAYOR WE WILL
PROVIDE AN UPDATE ON THE MARINA LEASE SAYS I GOT A RESPONSE BACK
FROM THE STATE THEY HAVE TO DO SOME OF THE APPRAISAL ON
CERTAIN PARTS OF THE PROPERTIES OUT HERE ONCE, THE CAMPGROUND
THE OTHER OF COURSE THE THE ACREAGE OUT ON A LIMB CANAL ROAD ONCE
THE APPRAISER IS COMPLETED HIS WORK IN RETURN THAT INFORMATION
BACK TO THE STATE, THEY’LL MOVE WITH ENSURING THAT IS ON THE
AGENDA AT THE END OF END OF JULY. ACTUALLY BE THE AUGUST I
THINK FIRST OR SECOND MEETING THAT IT WILL BE ON THEY WANTED SOME APPRAISAL WAS
DONE FIRST THAT’S SOMETHING THAT WAS REALLY NOT DISCUSSED
EARLY ON AND THEN THEY THREW AN APPRAISAL FOR ALSO THE
CAMPGROUND AS WELL AT THE LAST MINUTE SO WE HAD TO ENSURE THAT
AN APPRAISAL WAS AVAILABLE. WE DIDN’T SELECT THE APPRAISER
THAT’S DONE BY THE STATE. THEY SELECTED
THE APPRAISAL THEY PUT OUT THE FOR THE APPRAISER TO RESPOND
AND WE JUST HAD A TO ENSURE THAT THERE WAS MONEY IN ESCROW
PROVIDED TO THE STATE FOR THEIR PAYMENT FOR THAT APPRAISER. SO
THAT WAS SOMETHING THAT WAS NOT IN OUR CONTROL BUT IT’S SOMETHING
THAT THIS STATE IS REQUESTING BEFORE THEY GO FORWARD WITH THE
FULL PACKAGE TO THE STATE SO OUTSIDE OF THAT WE’RE DONE WITH
THE PACKAGE AND WE EXPECT TO BE MOVING TO THE GOVERNOR AND
CABINET HERE IN THE NEXT 30 DAYS>>THANK YOU CAN I JUST IN A QUESTION FROM
THE CITY COMMISSIONERS VICE MAYOR>>NO THAT THEY ADDED THE
APPRAISAL PRAISE APPRAISE ON THE PROPERTIES AND THEY WENT
BACK AND THEY THEY PUT A BID OUT FOR THAT APPRAISER FOR THE
STATE AND SO ONCE THOSE BIDS CAME IN THAT PUSHED EVERYONE
BACK TO THE AFTER JULY UNFORTUNATELY AGAIN WE DON’T
KNOW WHY THEY WANT AN APPRAISAL OF
THE CAMPGROUND, BUT THEY ARE REQUESTING IT, SO WE’RE GOING TO
GIVE IT TO HIM (BEFORE THE GOVERNOR)
>>TO AUGUST FIRST WEEK AUGUST RIGHT AND
THAT’S OKAY CUZ WHEN I SPOKE WITH>>IT’S NOT THAT, IT’S NOT ON
OUR PART THAT IT’S MOVING>>NO NO NO IT’S NOT IT’S NOT ON
OUR PART. WERE JUST FINE BECAUSE WE’LL STILL BE IN A
CONTRACTUAL MODE WITH REPAIRS I SPOKEN WITH OUR POTENTIAL
INVESTORS THEY ARE JUST FINE WITH IT SO THERE’S NO AGITATION
THERE AT ALL THEY’RE JUST FINE AND UNDERSTAND IT SO WE’RE FINE ACROSS YOU KNOW
ALL COMMUNICATION LINES EVERYONE UNDERSTANDS.>>DO YOU KNOW WHEN THEY WERE
DOING THE>>APPRAISAL NOT QUITE SURE THE FOLLOWING IT OVER THE
NEXT TWO WEEKS THEY WILL CONTACT ME AND LET ME KNOW
THEY’RE COMING INTO THE CITY OF PAHOKEE, I’LL BE THIS FOLKS ARE
COMING OUT OF TALLAHASSEE IF I’M NOT MISTAKEN SO THEY’LL SET UP A DAY AND TIME
TO LET US KNOW WHEN YOU’RE COMING AND I’M THE CONTACT PERSON FOR
IT>>WHEN CUZ I KNOW THIS IS A LOT
HAS BEEN GOING WITH OUR CONTROL SO BUT WHEN THEY DO IT YOU KNOW
CAN WE ALSO BE COPIED ON THAT DAY OR JUST TO JUST TO GIVE US A
TO KEEP US ABREAST OF WHERE WE AT YOU KNOW CUZ I KNOW IT’S
NOT IN OUR CONTROL BUT EVERY MONTH IT’S LIKE IT’S JUST GETTING PUSHBACK.
>>DEFINITELY IT’S NOT A PROBLEM WHEN THEY WRAP UP THEIR WORK OF
APPRAISING AND SEND THAT INFORMATION
BACK TO DIVISION OF STATE LANDS I’LL LET YOU KNOW WHEN THAT
OCCURS, SURE.>>THANK YOU
>>YOU’RE WELCOME>>THANK YOU SIR
ANY ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS? AT THIS ANY COMMISSION HAVE
ANY CONCERNS THEY WANT TO BRING OUT PRIOR TO OUR REGULAR
MEETING THIS IS A GOOD OPPORTUNITY WE HAVE
APPROXIMATELY 7 MINUTES BEFORE OUR COMMISSION MEETING I
JUST GIVE YOU AN OPPORTUNITY HEARING NONE, AT THIS TIME I
WILL ADJOURN OUR WORKSHOP AND WE CONVENE OUR REGULAR COMMISSION
MEETING AT 6:30 THANK YOU. ATTORNEY ARE YOU READY YES SIR
CITY CLERK CITY MANAGER COMMISSIONER HILL
COMMISSIONER BOHLEN COMMISSIONER EVERETT OH YES I SMELL MURVIN THANK YOU I CALLED THIS CITY COMMISSION OF
A SET OF PAHOKEE JUNE 25TH 2019 TO ORDER AT 6:30
P.M. MAYBE PLEASE STAND FOR THE INVITATION GIVEN BY DEACON
BOBBY COLVIN FOLLOWED BY THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE LET US PRAY FATHER TONIGHT WE
COME TO YOU AND WE THANK YOU FOR OUR CITY WE
THANK YOU FOR YOUR LOVE FOR THE CITY GOD I THANK YOU FOR THE
CITIZENS THAT ARE ARE HERE LORD AND INTERESTED WHAT’S GOING
ON AND I JUST PRAY THAT YOU GIVE ALL OF OUR LEADERS
WISDOM MANY TIMES WE DON’T KNOW WHAT TO SAY OR WHAT
TO PRAY BUT GOD WE NEED YOUR WISDOM IF THERE’S ANYTHING THAT
SHOULD BE DONE THAT HASN’T BEEN DONE I PRAY GOD THAT YOU’LL HELP
IT TO BE DONE BLESSED THIS BABY WE PRAY IN JESUS NAME AMEN ROLL CALL MADAM CLERK BRANDON BOLDEN INTERIM CITY ATTORNEY ACTING CITY CLERK
PRESENT THANK YOU MADAM CLERK THANK YOU
COMMISSIONER THINK HIS STAFF AND THANK EACH OF YOU ALL FOR
BEING HERE TONIGHT TO PARTICIPATE IN OUR REGULAR
SCHEDULE CITY COMMISSION MEETING TO TUESDAY JUNE 25TH
2019 I WOULD LIKE THAT IT’S YOU OLD BE RESPECTFUL OF
THE DELIBERATION OF THE CITY COMMISSION AND CHEAP YOU’RE
TALKING TO A VERY MINIMUM IF YOUR TELEPHONE RING OR DO YOU
HAVE TO COMMUNICATE WITH EACH OTHER IF YOU COULD QUIETLY STEP
OUT OF THE CHAMBER AND DO SO THAT IT WOULDN’T INTERFERE WITH
THE CONDUCTION OF OUR CITY OF BUSINESS IT WOULD BE VERY
APPRECIATED WE HAVE A VERY SHORT AGENDA AND
AND AND AND WE SHOULD BE OUT OF HERE NO LATER THAN 7:30
HOPEFULLY SHOULD BE AN HOUR IF WE CAN GET EVERYTHING DONE IN AN
ORDERLY MANNER THE NEXT ITEM ON THE AGENDA IS
THE ADDITION DELETIONS AND APPROVE OF THE AGENDA ITEMS CITY
MANAGER AT THIS TIME DO WE HAVE ANY ADDITION TO THE AGENDA THANK YOU CITY COMMISSIONERS DO
WE HAVE ANY REQUESTED ADDITION TO THE AGENDA OR DELETIONS THANK YOU I WOULD LIKE TO ADD
THAT ONE EDITION ON THE PRESENTATION IT WOULD BE THE
FLORIDA COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER THEY’RE GOING TO PROVIDE AN
UPDATE THEY RECENTLY I HAD A WONDERFUL AWESOME EVENT AT
COMMISSIONER PARK THIS PAST SATURDAY SO THEY GOING TO PROVIDE US WITH AN UPDATE ON
THAT AS WELL AS SOME OF THE SERVICES THAT THEIR
ORGANIZATION PROVIDE I ALSO INVITED BEAUTIFUL GATE CANCER RESOURCE CENTER TO
PROVIDE A PRESENTATION AS MOST OF Y’ALL SHOULD BE AWARE OF
THEIR HAVING WE’RE HOSTING A HELP SCREENING PARTICULARLY WITH
BREAST COUNSELOR ON JULY 20TH THERE ARE FLYERS IN THE BIKE IF
YOU HAVEN’T HAD AN OPPORTUNITY TO PICK HIM UP PLEASE PICK SOME
OF THESE FLYERS UP AND SHARE THIS INFORMATION WITH THE
GENERAL PUBLIC AGAIN ARE THERE ANY
ADDITIONAL ITEMS OF THAN THE PRESENTATION THAT THE MAYOR
JEFF SUCKS SPOKE OF HER AND 900 ENTERTAINER MOTION
FOR THE DOCTRINE OF THE AGENDA ITEMS ALONG WITH THE ONE ADD-ON
OF THE PRESENTATION BY THE FLORIDA A HELP COMMUNITY
HEALTH CENTER THAT WE ACCEPT THE AGENDA AS IT HAS BEEN
PRESENTED TO US WITH THE ADDITION OF OUR PRESENTATION ARE
COMING FROM FLORIDA COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER SECOND THANK YOU IT’S BEEN MOVED BY
COMMISSIONER EVERETT IMPROPERLY II BY VICE MAYOR MURVIN FOR THE
DOCTRINE OF THE AGENDAS PRESENTED WITH AN ADD-ON EDITION
OF THE COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER UPDATE CALL FOR QUESTIONS HER AND I KNOW YOU’RE READY FOR
VOTE ROLL CALL MADAM CLERK COMMISSIONER EVERETT YES VICE
MAYOR YES COMMISSIONER HILL YES MAYOR BACK YES THANK YOU MADAM
CLERK THINKS COMMISSIONERS TO GENDER ITEMS PASSES BY UNANIMOUS
VOTE NOW WILL MOVE TO CITIZEN COMMENTS YOU MUST BE
MUST HAVE A CAR COMPLETED MUSTIN AGENDA ITEMS ONLY CITY
CLERK AT THIS TIME DO WE HAVE ANY CUMIN CARD PERTAINING
TO AGENDA ITEMS ONLY THANK YOU MA’AM NOW WE MOVED CHILD PUBLIC
SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT THEY ALSO MUST HAVE A PUBLIC SERVICE
COMMENT CARD COMPLETED CITY CLERK AT THIS TIME DO WE HAVE
ANY PUBLIC SERVICE, CAR COMPLETED THANK YOU MA’AM NOW WE MOVE TO THE APPROVAL OF
THE MENACE WE HAVE FOR US THE JUNE 11TH 2019 COMMISSION
WORKSHOP MINUTES AND THE JUNE 11TH 2019 REGULAR SCHEDULED
COMMISSION MEETING MINUTES MAY I MAKE A MOTION TO APPROVE
THE EVENT FOR JUNE 11TH COMMISSION WORKSHOP MEETING AND
JUNE 11TH REGULAR SCHEDULED COMMISSION MEETING NOW SECOND THANK YOU IT HAS BEEN MOVED BY
VICE MAYOR MURVIN IMPROPERLY II BY COMMISSIONER EVERETT FOR THE
APPROVAL OF THE JUNE 11TH 2019 CHEVY COMMISSION WORKSHOP
MINUTES AS WELL AS THE JUNE 11TH 2019 REGULAR SCHEDULE
COMMISSION MEETING MINUTE COFFEE QUESTION TURN ON ARE YOU READY FOR VOTE ROLL CALL MADAM CLERK VICE MAYOR MURVIN YES COMMISSIONER BOHLEN YES
THANK U CITY CLERK OF MINUTES OF THE WORKSHOP OF JUNE 11TH
2019 AS WELL AS A REGULAR SCHEDULED COMMISSION MEETING OF
JUNE 11TH 2018 PASSES BY UNANIMOUS VOTE WE HAVE KNOWN CONSENT AGENDA
ITEMS WE HAVE NO ORDNANCE WE HAVE NO
REVOLUTIONS WE HAVE NO PUBLIC HEARINGS WE DO HAVE ONE PROCLAMATION PROCLAMATION CLAIMING
PROCLAIMING NATIONAL HIV TESTING DAY ON JUNE 27TH 2019
FOR THE TRINITY TO READ THAT INTO THE RECORD FOR COMMISSION THIS IS A
PROCLAMATION PROCLAIMING NATIONAL HIV TESTING DAY ON JUNE
27TH 2019 WHEREAS IN THE UNITED STATES OVER 1 MILLION
PEOPLE ARE LIVING WITH HIV AND EVERY 13 MINUTES AND NEW
INFECTION OCCURS RESULTING IN ALMOST 40,000 ANNUAL NEW HIV
INFECTIONS AND WHEREAS IN FLORIDA MORE THAN
116900 PEOPLE ARE LIVING WITH HIV AND MORE THAN 13 NEW
INFECTIONS OCCUR DAILY AND 1 1/8 HIV-INFECTED INDIVIDUALS
DON’T KNOW THAT THEY ARE INFECTED AND WHEREAS IN PALM
BEACH COUNTY MORE THAN 8,400 PEOPLE OR ONE IN 170 RESIDENTS
ARE LIVING WITH HIV AND WE’RE AT SIGNIFICANTLY NEW AND HIGHLY
ADVANCED TREATMENTS DELIVER HOPE AND ENHANCE THE QUALITY OF
LIFE FOR THOSE WHO ARE AFFECTED THESE CONSIDERABLE ADVANCEMENTS
CAN ONLY HELP INDIVIDUALS IF THEY KNOW THEIR HIV STATUS AND ARE LINKED
INTO LIFE-SAVING MEDICAL CARE AND WHEREAS EACH YEAR ON JUNE
27TH WE OBSERVE NATIONAL HIV TESTING DAY TO RAISE AWARENESS
ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF HIV TESTING IN EARLY DIAGNOSIS OF
HIV AND LINKAGE TO MEDICAL CARE AND TO INSPIRE THE NATION TO ACHIEVE ITS SHARED
VISION OF ZERO NEW HIV INFECTIONS ZERO DISCRIMINATION
IN 08 RELATED DEATHS AND WHEREAS THE 90 90 90 AMBITIOUS
GOAL PLAN TO HELP AND THE AIDS EPIDEMIC HAS SET ITS TARGETS FOR
2020 THAT 90% OF ALL PLWH WILL KNOW THEIR HIV STATUS 90%
OF ALL PEOPLE WITH DIAGNOSE HIV RIVER SEE SUSTAINED ART A OR A R
T AND 90% OF ALL PEOPLE RECEIVING A R T WILL HAVE VIRAL
SUPPRESSION AND WHEREAS THIS YEAR MARCH 25TH SERVANTS OF THE
NATIONAL HIV TESTING DAY ON JUNE 27TH AND THE PALM BEACH
COUNTY HIV COMMUNITY PREVENTION PARTNERSHIP IN THE PALM BEACH
COUNTY HIV CARE COUNCIL THROUGH ITS PARTNERS ARE WORKING
TOGETHER TO PROVIDE HIV TESTING THROUGHOUT PALM BEACH COUNTY
DURING THE WEEK SURROUNDING NATIONAL HIV TESTING DAY JUNE
23RD THROUGH 29TH 2019 NOW THERE FOR THE CITY
COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF PAHOKEE FLORIDA HEREBY
PROCLAIMED NATURAL AGENT NATIONAL HIV TESTING DAY ON JUNE
27TH 2019 AND A RESIDENT OF CITY OF PAHOKEE TO TAKE THE
HIV TEST TO KNOW YOUR STATUS AND TO TAKE PART IN OTHER
ACTIVITIES AND OBSERVANCES DESIGNED TO INCREASE
AWARENESS AND UNDERSTANDING OF HIV BOOT FEE
DONE THIS 25TH DAY OF JUNE 2019 THANK YOU CITY ATTORNEY TO THE
COMMISSIONERS HAVEN’T HAD THE PROCLAMATION PROPERLY READ
INTO A RECORD WHAT’S YOUR
PLEASURE MS SMELL LIKE THE WHOLE
PROMOTION THAT WE ACCEPT OF THE PROCLAMATION PROCLAIMING
NATIONAL HIV TESTING DAY ON JUNE 27TH 2019 THANK YOU IT HAS BEEN MOVED BY
COMMISSIONER EVERETT AND PROPERLY II BY VICE MAYOR MURVIN
FOR THE ADOPTION OF PROCLAMATION PROCLAIMING NATIONAL HIV TESTING DAY ON JUNE
27TH TO 7 2019 CALL FOR QUESTIONS MAY I THOUGHT SOMEONE WOULD BE
HERE TO RECEIVE THIS EARLIER I WAS GOING TO AXLES IN THE IDEA
THAT YOU SAID THEY WERE GOING TO BE HERE OKAY AND THEY’RE COMING LATER NOT
SURE WHAT TO CALL FOR QUESTIONS HERE AND I ARE YOU READY FOR
VOTE ROLL CALL MADAM CLERK COMMISSIONER EVERETT YES YES YES THE PROCLAMATION
PROCLAIM AND NATIONAL HIV HIV TESTING DAY ON JUNE 27TH 2018
PESO VALUE NATOMAS VOTE ARE THERE ANYONE HERE FROM THE AIDS ORGANIZATION
TO ACCEPT THE PROCLAMATION THANK YOU THEY WAS INVITED AND
THEY MAY END UP COMING A LITTLE LATER WE WANT TO REPRESENT THIS
PROCLAMATION TO THEM IF NOT WE WOULD PERSONALLY HAND-DELIVER IT
TO THEM HEY NOW WE’RE MOVING TO THE
MAYOR OF THE REPORT PRESENTATION ZAMIR FLORIDA COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER CONCERNS WE HAVE THE PRESENTATION BY THE
FLORIDA TO MENTAL HEALTH CENTER OF THEY HOSTED AN EVENT ON
SATURDAY IT WAS AN OUTSTANDING EVENT PARTICIPATION FROM A LOT
OF THE COMMUNITY PARTNERS AND AGENCIES ARE THEN FED THE ENTIRE
COMMUNITY AND WE’RE SO PLEASED THEY PUT ON THAT EVENT SO WE
HAVE AN UPDATE GOOD EVENING TO SPEAK TOO LOUD
NOR DO I WANT TO TAKE UP TOO MUCH OF YOUR TIME I’M SURE NONE
OF YOU LIKE THE SOUND OF MY VOICE MORE THAN I DO SO I’LL
KEEP IT FOR MY HOUSE BUT I DO WANT TO GIVE YOU AN UPDATE AND I THANK YOU MARY FOR
INVITING US TO COME OUT TODAY AND ALL THE COMMISSIONERS IN THE
VICE MAYOR FOR ME IT’S AN ABSOLUTE PLEASURE TO BE HERE
I GREW UP IN PALM BEACH COUNTY I WAS BORN AND RAISED I WENT TO
HIGH SCHOOL NOT TOO FAR FROM HERE AND I HAVE MY
KIDS NOW GROWN UP IN PALM BEACH COUNTY SO I HAVE A LOVE FOR
ANOTHER IN SOUTH FLORIDA FOR PALM BEACH COUNTY IN PARTICULAR
A LITTLE BIT ABOUT MYSELF I GREW UP THERE I WENT TO
MEDICAL SCHOOL IN THE DOMINICAN REPUBLIC I BECAME A
FAMILY PHYSICIAN I’VE BEEN A PHYSICIAN FOR 15 YEARS NOW AND
THEN I STARTED THINKING THERE’S GOT TO BE SOMETHING MORE A
BETTER WAY TO REACH MORE PEOPLE BY PROVIDING DIRECT PATIENT CARE
WAS MY CHILDHOOD DREAM BUT I REALIZE I CAN ONLY TOUCH THE PEOPLE THAT WERE IN
FRONT OF ME THEN HOW COULD I BRANCH OUT AND REACH HIM MORE
PEOPLE FIGURED IF I COULD INFLUENCE THE PEOPLE PROVIDING
CARE THEN I COULD REACH HIM IN MORE PATIENCE AND CHANGE MORE
LIVES SO I WENT BACK AND I GOT MY PHYSICIAN
EXECUTIVE MBA DEGREE THROUGH AUBURN UNIVERSITY AND THEN I WAS
BLESSED WITH THE OPPORTUNITY TO BECOME THE
CHIEF MEDICAL OFFICER FOR
FLORIDA COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS FLORIDA
COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS IS A NON-FOR-PROFIT
PRIVATE ORGANIZATION THAT PROVIDES HEALTHCARE IN SIX
COUNTIES WE HAVE 12 OFFICES ONLY ONE IN PALM
BEACH COUNTY WHICH IS HEARING PAHOKEE OTHER SENSORS ARE IN
MOORE HAVEN IN CLEWISTON AND OKEECHOBEE INDIANTOWN PORT ST
LUCIE FORT PIERCE SO WHAT KIND OF SCATTERED A VERY BROAD
FOOTPRINT BUT I AM THE ACTING MEDICAL DIRECTOR OF THE PAHOKEE
CENTER AND MISS LOTS OF FEAR KING A
LIFELONG RESIDENT OF PAHOKEE IS OUR OFFICE MANAGER AND SHE RUNS
THE SHOW OVER THERE EVEN WHEN I’M THERE SHE RUNS THE SHOW SO
MISS KING IS IS THE BOSS BUT I WAS OUT THERE VISITING A
COUPLE MONTHS AGO AND WE WERE TALKING ABOUT WAY THAT
WE COULD GIVE BACK TO THE COMMUNITY AND WE WANTED TO
FIND WAYS TO DO SOMETHING NICE
FOR THE COMMUNITY WERE DIDN’T COST
ANYBODY ANYTHING AND WE DECIDED TO PUT ON A BARBECUE FOR THE
COMMUNITY AND WE HAD GRACIOUS OF PORT OF THE COMMISSION ARE WE ALLOWED TO USE COMMISSIONERS
PARK WHICH IS A BEAUTIFUL FACILITY THE KIDS THOROUGHLY
ENJOYED THE SPLASH PARK I ENCOURAGE YOU GUYS TO USE THAT
AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE BECAUSE IT FELT LIKE IT WAS A HUNDRED AND
NINETY-THREE DEGREES THAT DAY AND THAT SPLASH PARK WAS
ESSENTIALLY KEEPING PEOPLE COOL DOWN AND AND
FROM FROM DEVELOPING HEAT STROKE SO I’LL GET INTO THE
PICNIC A LITTLE BIT MORE BUT I WANT TO TELL YOU A LITTLE BIT
ABOUT MORE ABOUT OUR ORGANIZATION SO WE DO PROVIDE
CARE TO ABOUT 50,000 PAYSON TO YEAR WHICH TRANSLATES TO ABOUT 160000 VISITS A YEAR
THROUGHOUT ALL OF OUR SENSORS PAHOKEE HAS BEEN OUR LITTLE
PEARL AND PALM BEACH COUNTY FOR HOW LONG NOW SOPHIE 11 YEARS AND FOR 11 YEARS WE’VE
BEEN PROVIDING PREVENTIVE AND PRIMARY CARE SERVICES ADULT AND
PEDIATRIC CARE OUT OF OUR PAHOKEE CENTER WE ARE VERY
PLEASED AND PROUD TO SAY THAT WE NOW HAVE A DEDICATED
INFECTIOUS DISEASE SPECIALIST THAT IS WORKING OUT OF OUR
PAHOKEE CENTER WHICH KIND OF PARLEYS
NICELY OFF OF THE PROCLAMATION TO RECOGNIZE NATIONAL AIDS
TESTING DAY HIV TESTING DAY I WANTED JUST LET EVERY KNOW
THAT WE DO HAVE THE RESOURCES
THEY ARE NOW IN THE FORM OF AN INFECTIOUS DISEASE SPECIALIST DR
EUGENE DAUPHINE WHO HAS AN ABUNDANCE OF EXPERIENCE IN
MANY YEARS PRACTICING AS AN INFECTIOUS DISEASE PROVIDER
WE CAN CERTAINLY DO THE TESTING THE TREATMENTS FOR NOT ONLY HIV
BUT ANY INFECTIOUS DISEASE AND WHEN I JUST TALKING ABOUT
HEPATITIS HIV COMPLICATED URINARY TRACT
INFECTION SKIN INFECTIONS ANYTHING PEOPLE HAVE WE CAN
CERTAINLY TAKE CARE OF THAT WE WANTED NOT ONLY JUST BE A
RESOURCE FOR HEALTH CARE IN THE COMMUNITY WE WANT TO BE A
GOOD COMMUNITY PARTNER SO IF
THERE’S ANYTHING THAT ANYBODY CAN THINK
OF WE WERE JUST OUT AT THE HIGH SCHOOL
A LITTLE BIT AGO BECAUSE WE KNOW THAT THEY’RE LOOKING FOR
THEIR THEIR ATHLETES STUDENT-ATHLETES TO GET
PHYSICALS BEFORE THE SEASON STARTS GOING TO BE MORE THAN
HAPPY TO GO OUT TO THE SCHOOL I BELIEVE THE NEXT WEEK WE’RE
GOING TO BE ABLE TO DO ALL THE
PHYSICALS FOR THE STUDENTS AS LONG AS EVERYTHING LINES UP AND
WORKS OUT WE ALSO WILL BE WILLING TO GO OUT TO THE TO THE
GAMES AND MAKE SURE THAT YOU KNOW ANYTHING THAT HAPPENS
DURING THE GAME CAN BE AT LEAST TRIAGE ON THE FIELD AND
TRY TO FACILITATE SOME OF THAT AFTER GAME HEALTH CARE IF THEY
GIVE ANY OF THE KIDS NEEDED OR ANYTHING THE COMMUNITY NEEDS IT
WE HAVE AN OPEN DOOR POLICY WE SERVE EVERYBODY REGARDLESS OF
THEIR ABILITY TO PAY SO IF YOU COME INTO OUR WALK OUR DOORS AND
DON’T HAVE ANY INSURANCE AND NO MONEY YOU’RE GOING TO BE
SEEN WE HAVE HEALTH BENEFIT COORDINATORS THAT’LL HELP SIGN
YOU UP TO INSURANCE PLANS IF IT’S POSSIBLE AND OUR HEALTH
BENEFIT COORDINATORS HAVE ABOUT A 97% SUCCESS RATE GETTING
PEOPLE SIGNED UP TO SOME KIND OF
HEALTHCARE OR RESOURCE TO HELP THEM GET HELP IN ONE WAY OR
ANOTHER WE’RE JUST VERY PROUD TO BE HERE IN PAHOKEE WE WANT
NOTHING MORE THAN TO BE SUCCESSFUL HERE IN PAHOKEE WE’RE
NOT FOR PROFIT SO WE DON’T MAKE MONEY TO LINE OUR POCKETS DON’T NEED
MONEY DON’T NEED YOU TO RUN ME TO REGENERATE WE PUT BACK INTO
THE ORGANIZATION BACK INTO THE COMMUNITIES WE SERVE WHICH
IS WHY I WAS IMPORTANT FOR US TO DO THIS PICNIC THIS WEEKEND AND
WE HAD A COUPLE HUNDRED PEOPLE OUT THERE ADULTS CHILDREN GAMES
RAFFLES FOR FREE JUST HANGING OUT RAFFLE TICKETS AND GIVING
OUT OF THE RAFFLE ITEMS OUT WE HANDED OUT I DON’T KNOW WE DID
ABOUT A HUNDRED AND TWENTY BURGERS HUNDRED TWENTY HOT DOGS
BBQ CHICKEN FOR 200 PEOPLE COUPLE HUNDRED PEOPLE OUT THERE
SO I THINK YOU WERE JUST HUNGRY CUZ THE FOOD WENT BUT I THOUGHT
IT WAS A BEAUTIFUL EVENT I THINK THE PEOPLE THAT WERE OUT
THERE ENJOYED IT DESPITE THE 198 DEGREE HEAT THE MAYOR I
WAS GENEROUS ENOUGH TO GO OUT THERE AND SAY HI AND AND TAKE
SOME PICS WITH DR. LEWIS WHO IS OUR FEARLESS LEADER AND YOU GUYS
EVER GET A CHANCE TO MEET DR. LEWIS YOU CAN’T HELP BUT BE
IMPRESSED BY HER SHE IS A WOMAN WHOSE LIVES OR LIFE OF SERVITUDE
SHE’S JUST A WOMAN OF GOD SHE DOES NOTHING
BUT HELP OTHERS AND WHICH IS NOT OUR LEADER SHE’S FEEDING THE
HOMELESS ON THE ON THE WEEKEND SHE IS A PREACHING
ON THE WEEKENDS AND YOU CAN’T
HELP BUT THINK WITH SOMEBODY LIKE
THAT STEERING YOUR SHIP THAT NO MATTER WHAT STORM YOU GO THROUGH GOING
TO COME OUT THE OTHER SIDE OKAY SO YOU CAN REST ASSURE THAT IT’S
IN GOOD HANDS AND NOT JUST BECAUSE OF ME BECAUSE I WOULDN’T
EXPECT YOU TO FEEL TOO COMFORTABLE IF IT WAS JUST ME
BUT DOCTOR LEWIS WHO GOT HER BACK AND SOPHIE’S ARE OUR
LEADER ANYWAY SO I JUST WANTED TO COME OUT HERE AND THANK YOU
GUYS FOR SOME FORM US FOR LETTING US HAVE THE PICNIC OUT
THERE WE WANT TO DO MORE STUFF LIKE THAT WE WANT TO PARTNER UP
WITH COMMUNITY AND SINCE HE’S ALSO NOT JUST IN
HEALTH CARE BUT IN ANY WAY WE CAN IF YOU GUYS WANT PLEASE FEEL
FREE TO REACH OUT TO US CUZ WE WANT NOTHING MORE TO BE
VALID A PARTNER AND AN ACTIVE PARTNER IN THE COMMUNITY SO
THANK YOU SO MUCH AGAIN THANK YOU AND THE FLORIDA
COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER I HOPE THAT EVENT END UP BEING AN
ANNUAL EVENT IT WAS A GREAT EVENT FOR THE COMMUNITY AND WE
JUST APPRECIATE OF THE SERVICE THAT YOU PROVIDE FOR THE
COMMUNITY ALSO VERY IMPORTANT WHAT YOU MENTIONED THAT NO ONE IS TURNED AWAY OF A
HEALTHCARE AND THAT’S A VERY IMPORTANT I THINK IN THIS
COMMUNITY AS WELL AS OTHERS WE HAVING FOLKS DIE EARLY BECAUSE
OF LACK OF HEALTHCARE WITH MY INJURY THAT I UNDER WIN IF I
DIDN’T HAVE INSURANCE I PROBABLY WOULD HAVE WENT BY THE BED AND JUST
LAID DOWN AND HAVE SOME MAJOR REPERCUSSIONS FROM THAT IF I
DIDN’T HAVE HEALTH CARE SO WHAT YOU DO IS VERY VERY IMPORTANT
AND I HOPE THAT IN THE FUTURE SOME KIND OF WAY THAT WE CAN
PARTNER WITH FOR YOU ALL TO EXTRACT AT LEAST OUT OF
MARILYN MONROE URGENT HEALTH CENTER HERE IN PAHOKEE WE HAVE
AN EMERGENCY ROOM THAT 10 MILES AWAY BUT SOMETIME PEOPLE SIT AT
HOME AND THEY JUST NOT GOING TO GO TO BELLE GLADE FOR SOME
REASON. JUST NOT GOING TO GO TO THE HOSPITAL BUT IF
THEY HAVEN’T TALKED AND OFFICE OPEN 24 HOURS A DAY THAT THEY
CAN WALK IN AND GET SOME SERVICES THAT WOULD BE SO
WONDERFUL SO I DON’T KNOW WHAT WE CAN DO AS A CITIC PRODUCT
WRITE THAT TYPE OF BUSINESS WITH THAT WOULD BE A GOAL OF
MINE IF WE CAN EVER GET THAT HOW DO I QUALIFIED HEALTH CENTER
WORLD IS NEW TO ME I CAME FROM A PRIVATE FOR-PROFIT
ENTITY TO COME TO THE NON-FOR-PROFIT FQHC
FEDERALLY QUALIFIED HEALTH
CENTER WORLD AND I JUST FOUND OUT RECENTLY
THAT WE CAN THEORETICALLY DO URGENT CARE AND I THOUGHT WE
COULD ONLY PROVIDE PRIMARY PREVENTIVE CARE
BUT WE CAN DO URGENT CARE UNDER A DIFFERENT TYPE OF STRUCTURE SO
I’D LIKE TO SEE WHAT THAT LOOKS LIKE AND LIKE I SAID
ANYTHING WE CAN DO TO HELP IF I HOPE YOU OUT OR REALLY ANY OF
THE COMMUNITIES WE SERVE LIKE I SAID THAT’S OVER 50,000
PATIENTS AND WE JUST WANT TO DO WHAT WE CAN TO PROVIDE EVEN MORE
SERVICES TO MORE PEOPLE SO WE’RE UP FOR THE CONVERSATION
AND WE’RE UP IN THE CHALLENGE THOUGH SO IF YOU CAN VIBRATOR BUTTON ONE MORE QUICK
NOT SO FUN FACTS ABOUT THE HIV EPIDEMIC THAT’S GOING ON SOUTH
FLORIDA IS ONE OF THE FEW PLACES IN THE COUNTRY AND I
BELIEVE IT’S ONE OF THREE PLACES IN THE COUNTRY WHERE THE
NUMBERS ARE GOING UP AS OPPOSED TO GOING
DOWN SO JUST WHEN YOU THOUGHT WE HAD A GRIP ON THE HIV
EPIDEMIC WE’RE STILL DOING A LOT BETTER THAN WE DID 20 30
40 YEARS AGO BUT THERE’S BEEN SOME BALLS DROPPED
ALONG THE WAY IN CERTAIN COMMUNITIES THEN AND THERE’S A
DESPERATE NEED TO GET BACK ON TRACK OF SOUTH FLORIDA SO I’M
VERY HAPPY TO HEAR YOU GUYS TAKING THAT INITIATIVE AND IN
APPROVING THE PROCLAMATION AND WE’RE GOING TO DO OUR PART ON OUR SIDE AS WELL SO I WON’T
TAKE UP ANY MORE TIME SHOW THE ADDRESS YES SOPHIE DO
YOU HAVE WHAT WILL WRITE IT DOWN IF YOU
GOT OKAY THAT’S NEXT TO THE OLD
HOSPITAL THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU AGAIN THANK YOU SO MUCH NOW
WE’RE MOVING TO THE MAYOR OF REPORT LOOKING FORWARD TO THE
COMMUNITY SENIOR PROM ASHLEY CITY MANAGER INDICATED EARLY AND
I ARE COMMISSION WORKSHOP THE CITY COMMISSION WILL BE PROVIDING FUNDING FOR THAT I
TAKE EACH OF THE THREE CITIES ARE ATTRIBUTING $400 SO WE WILL
BE DOING THAT ALSO THERE WILL BE APPROXIMATELY SEVENTY-FIVE
SENIORS FROM PAHOKEE THAT WILL BE ATTENDING THEY WILL BE DROWNING IN EACH CITY OF
KING AND QUEEN OF THE PROM WHICH IS VERY NICE THIS I
BELIEVE THIS THE SECOND OR THIRD YEAR THAT THIS EVENT IS
BEING HOSTED AND IS IT AS COMMUNITY-WIDE EVENTS I WILL LOOKING FORWARD TO
PARTICIPATE IN I WOULD ENCOURAGE A FAKE MOST OF THE
COMMISSION HAS ALREADY ACCEPTED AN INVITATION TO ATTEND SOPA
HOPE IT WILL BE WELL-REPRESENTED KIT MRS.
HERNANDEZ JOSIE YOU WANT TO ADD ANYTHING TO THAT REPORT IS THAT NANDEZ WHO’S THE
COORDINATOR FOR THE PAHOKEE ARE RATED THIS YEAR WOW I’M EXCITED I’M EXCITED I
WISH I COULD MAKE IT UP TO THE WORKSHOP SO I’M EXCITED TO
HEAR THAT NEWS I JUST SENT
EVERYBODY AN EMAIL AND TOLD THEM THAT
PAHOKEE IS PRESENT IN PAHOKEE WILL BE THERE WITH THE THANK YOU
EACH AND EVERYONE OF YOU FOR THE DONATION OF THE $400
AND ALL OF Y’ALL COURTNEY INVITE IT IT’S AT 6 AT LAKE
SHORE MIDDLE SCHOOL AND ITS FORMAL DRESS ELEGANT IT’S A PROM
THE RED CARPET WE HAVE A COMEDIAN WE HAVE DJ IS THE
WHOLE NINE YARDS SO I’M REALLY LOOKING FORWARD TO IT
I DON’T KNOW WHO’S MORE EXCITED ME OR THE SENIORS BUT I
KNOW IT’S GOING TO BE A GREAT EVENT I KNOW SOME OF THE ONES
THAT ARE HERE IN THE AUDIENCE ARE NOMINEES I DON’T WANT TO
GIVE IT UP Y’ALL BE ALL EXCITED THAT DAY AND IT’S
GOING TO BE A SURPRISE AND THEN YOU ALL AGAIN AND I’LL BE
SEEING YOU SOON COMMISSIONER EVERETT AND MISS BOLDIN MISS
BOWLING AND THIS MARVIN AND BABB I NEED TO TELL YOU
SOMETHING WHAT HAPPENED CAN I CHERISH WHAT HAPPENED GOD REALLY LOOKS AFTER US I WALK
EVERYDAY AND Y’ALL HEAR THE NEWS SAYING
IT’S OVER A HUNDRED AND YOU CAN FEEL THE HEAT INDEX OF 105 WELL
I’VE ALWAYS WALKED THE SAME AREA SAME AMOUNT OF TIME AS SAME
HOURS AND I DON’T KNOW WHAT HAPPENED I
PASSED OUT RIGHT ON FRONT OF MAYOR BATH HOUSE AND I THANK GOD
THAT HE WAS THERE OUTSIDE AND HE PICKED ME UP WITH THIS
WAS THAT YOUR BROTHER IT WAS THERE WITH YOU YES AND
HIS BROTHER AND I DON’T KNOW WHAT I WOULD HAVE DONE IF THEY
WEREN’T THERE AND IT WAS A LIFESAVER THIS
HAPPENED I DON’T EVEN REMEMBER THE DAY BECAUSE HE TOLD ME YOU
NEED TO GO GET CHECKED SO I JUST WANTED TO SHARE THAT
EXPERIENCE THAT BESIDES THEM BEING OUT HERE IS THEIR HUMAN
BEINGS AND AND THEY HAVE FEELINGS FOR ONE ANOTHER AND I’M JUST VERY
THANKFUL FOR EACH AND EVERY ONE OF THEM AND I APPRECIATE EACH
AND EVERYONE OF YOU Y’ALL HAVE A GOOD NIGHT AND I ALSO BELIEVE THAT PAHOKEE
THIS YEAR HAVE THE LARGEST EXPECTED HAVE THE LARGEST
ATTENDED WITH 75 SO THAT’S A BIG PLUS AND WE THINK I MISS
HER AND THEN THERE’S FOUR REALLY HAPPENED TO BRING THAT
ABOUT NEXT I JUST WANT TO MENTION THE FREE HEALTH EDUCATION ON-SITE
MONOGRAM SCREENING THAT WILL BE HELD HERE IN THE CITY FOR HER
KID AT THE OLD CAFETERIA ON JULY 20TH AT 10 A.M. THIS IS SO
IMPORTANT CANCER IS ONE OF THE LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH IN
THE UNITED STATES WE HAVE SO MANY OF OUR RESIDENTS
WHO HAVE EXPERIENCED COUNSEL EVEN OUT VICE MAYOR HAS LOST HER
SISTER TO CANCER WE GOT A LOT OF SURVIVING CANCER
PATIENT SO DISTANCE SAVE LIVES
SO EVEN IF YOU FEEL YOU DON’T NEED THE SCREENING PLEASE
I I JUST HEARD YOU TO TAKE ONE OF THESE FLYERS AND PASS THIS
INFORMATION ON TO SOMEONE WHO MAY BE ABLE TO BENEFIT FOR ME
FREE SERVICES AND IF THEY’RE DIAGNOSED WITH CANCER THEIR
SERVICES AND THEY FALL OFF IN THEIR MEDICATION AND THEIR TREATMENT WILL BE PAID
FOR YOU HAVE TO REGISTER YOU HAVE TO MEET CERTAIN
ELIGIBILITY GUIDELINES BUT IT’S OPEN TO THE PUBLIC THERE WILL BE
REFRESHMENTS THERE THEY’LL BE A HEALTH EDUCATION WORKSHOP
CONDUCTED THERE TO HELP PEOPLE TRY SOME OF THEIR
LIFESTYLE PRACTICE TO HELP REDUCE THE POSSIBILITY OF
CONTRACTING A CANCER SO IT’S A FLY YOU HERE AS MAYOR I’M PART
OF THE HOST OF VEHICLE INSTEAD OF PAHOKEE IN THE COMMISSION IS PART OF THE WHOLE ASKING THE
COMMUNITY TO COME OUT AND MAKE THIS A GREAT EVENT ONE THING
ABOUT A LORDE TENNIS SPECIAL IN THE GLAZE AREA WHEN WHEN WHEN
PEOPLE BRING ALL OF THIS TECHNOLOGY HERE AND WE DON’T
TAKE PART OF IT IN ADVANTAGE OF IT THE NEXT TIME
AROUND YOU KNOW THEY MAY SAY THAT YOUR TENANT WAS SO LOW
WE HAVE TO GO TO THE LARGEST CITY THE WAY WE CAN HAVE THE
BIGGEST IMPACT WE KNOW WE NEED THESE TYPE OF SERVICE IS HERE SO
I’M ASKING YOU TO HELP US GET THE WORD OUT
SO THAT I REALLY DIDN’T WILL BE ABLE TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS WE GOT FLAG IS HERE FOR THE 4TH
OF JULY WE ALWAYS HAVE A GREAT COMMUNITY FIREWORKS PEOPLE FROM
ALL OVER THE COUNTY COME OUT TO PAHOKEE ALTHOUGH THERE ARE OTHER
AREAS OF FIREWORKS IS THERE SOMETHING ABOUT LAKE
OKEECHOBEE THAT THE SCENERY THERE THIS YEAR AS AS LAST YEAR THEY’LL BE SOME
FESTIVITY IS FROM 6 TO 10 SO YOU GOING TO HAVE AN OPPORTUNITY
I THINK FOOD TRUCKS AND OTHER ACTIVITIES IN WITH
WILL BE THERE SO WE WON’T TO MAKE SURE THAT EVERYONE IS
WELCOME AND COME OUT TO THIS BIG EVENT AGAIN I THANK TO YOUR
FLORIDA A COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTER FOR PUTTING ON THE
BARBECUE FORTUNATELY WITH MY CONDITION I HAVEN’T BEEN ABLE TO
EAT MEAT OR ANY SOLID FOOD IN OVER A MONTH AND A HALF I DID HAVE A
SURGERY TWO WEEKS AGO I’M EFFECT EXPECTED TO HAVE A WIDE
MOUTH FOR ANOTHER 4 WEEKS I’M STUDY LOSING WEIGHT. I’M JUST
DRIFTING AWAY BUT I’M HERE IN SNS THANK YOUR
PRAYERS AND YOUR CARS IN YOUR GET WELL WISHES THAT CONCLUDES
THE MAYOR’S REPORT JUST WANTED TO REMIND COMMISSIONER EVERETT
THAT HE WILL BE NAMED IN THE NEXT TWO
BUSINESSES OF THE MONTH THANK YOU NOW WE MOVE TO THE CITY MANAGER
REPORT AKINATOR COMMISSION RESIDENCE
THANKS FOR COMING OUT TONIGHT FOR A COMMISSION MEETING NEAR AS
A FOLLOW-UP FROM THE WORKSHOP WILL WE BE WE WILL
BE ADDRESSING ARE ASSISTING WITH THE OTHER SENIOR EVENT THE BALL
I’VE BEEN IN COMMUNICATION WITH MISS HERNANDEZ AND SO WE WILL BE SUPPORTING THAT
EVENT THIS YEAR AND I THINK THERE’S SOME ADDITIONAL
QUESTIONS ABOUT SOME TRANSPORTATION THAT WILL BE
HAVING AS WELL AS I’M GOING TO SEND YOU THE MENU SOME
TRANSPORTATION SO WE’LL BE LOOKING AT THAT AS WELL AS FAR AS THE SPLASH PAD HIS
CONCERN AS INDICATED ON IT IS OPERABLE RIGHT NOW THE REMOTE
SYSTEM HAS NOT BEEN INSTALLED THE COMPANY WILL BE OUT TOMORROW
TO PUT THE REST BUT IN THE INTERIM WILL HAVE A STAFF I
SLEEP OUT THERE MANUALLY TURNING IT ON AND OFF IN THE EVENINGS WHEN
IT’S TIME TO END THE THE SPLASH PAD SO I KNOW THERE WAS SOME
QUESTIONS ABOUT THAT IN ADDITION TO THAT I REACHED OUT
TO ON THE COMPANY THAT DID THE FIRST MEL TILLIS SIGN AND
I’VE ASKED HIM TO GIVE ME SOME TYPE OF RENDERING A
LITTLE SMALLER SIGN WOULD LOOK LIKE BUT IT’S IN TOWN SO THAT
THEY’RE WORKING ON THAT AND I’LL COME BACK WHEN AN UPDATE
ONCE THEY PROVIDE ME THAT UPDATE AND I FORGOT TO MENTION ANY AND I
USUALLY DO IT AROUND GRADUATION BUT EVERY YEAR I GIVE HER A
SCHOLARSHIP FOR DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING SCHOLARSHIP OR MY
OWN FUNDS TO A GRADUATING SENIOR AND THIS YEAR’S WINNER
WAS A RODNEY MORRIS RONNIE MORRIS IS A GRADUATING SENIOR FROM PAHOKEE HIGH SCHOOL
HE’S BEEN ACCEPTED TO VALDOSTA STATE UNIVERSITY HIS MAJOR IS
GOING TO BE A STRATA ME SCIENCE I DON’T KNOW WHAT THAT MEANS BUT
IT’S ASTRONOMY SCIENCE TECHNICIAN SOMETHING LIKE THAT
AND HE PLANS TO GO INTO THE AIR FORCE ONES GET COMMISSION FOR SIN CITY
AIRPORT STAY IN THE AIR FORCE BETWEEN YEARS AND THEN WORSE IN
THE I GUESS THE NEW ABBREVIATED INDUSTRY THAT NASA ABANDON OVER
THEIR OWN NORTH HERE SO I HOPEFULLY YOU KNOW YOU’LL BE A
PART OF THAT ARE SUBSEQUENTLY BALDWIN IS COMING TO THAT AREA NEXT YEAR OR SO AND THAT’S
EXCITING NEWS FOR THAT PART OF THE TREASURE COAST IN THAT AREA
OF ORLANDO BUT RONNIE MARK WAS A GRADUATING SENIOR YEAR AT
PAHOKEE HIGH SCHOOL HE’S GOING ABOUT AS A STATE HE WANTED $500
SCHOLARSHIP UNTIL HE GETS A PART OF THE MONEY WHEN HE GETS ENROLLED
AND THEN HE GETS THE REMAINING HALF IN JANUARY IN THE SECOND
SEMESTER CUZ I HAVE TO CHECK THE GRADES TO MAKE SURE HE’S YOU
KNOW ABOUT REGULATING WHAT HE SUPPOSED TO I’M SO VERY
EXCITED ABOUT THAT CUZ IT CUZ YOU KNOW I ACTUALLY GOT MY MASTER’S
DEGREE FROM VALDOSTA STATE UNIVERSITY IN GEORGIA SO I WAS
KIND OF YOU KNOW EXCITED TO SEE THAT HE WAS A WARRIOR OF THAT SO
IN AND I TRY TO DO THAT EVERY YEAR I WANT TO GET BACK TO
THIS COMMUNITY AND IT IS SPECIFICALLY TO OUR
YOUNG FOLKS WHO NEED SOME ENCOURAGEMENT LEAVING HIGH
SCHOOL GOING TO THE NEXT CHAPTER OF YOUR LIFE I’M SO
RONNIE MARS I’M GOING TO TRY TO GET HIM HERE BEFORE HE GOES OFF
TO COLLEGE IN AUGUST AND RECOGNIZED HIM AGAIN CUZ I DID GIVE UP A LARGE SIZE CHECK
WE TOOK A PICTURE THAT ARE IN CITY HALL BUT I FAILED TO
BRING HIM BEFORE THIS COMMISSION AND AND AND AND DO
SOME ADDITIONAL PROPER RECOGNITION FOR HIM AS PREVIOUSLY PREVIOUSLY
MENTIONED WE’VE HAD A CONVERSATION WITH DIVISION OF
STATE LANDS ABOUT THE LEASE IS MOVING FORWARD I SPOKE WITH OUR
HOPEFULLY OUR FUTURE OPERATORS THEY ARE AWARE THAT THERE’S ONE
FINAL STEP THAT THE STATE WANTS TO COMPLETE BEFORE THEY PUT THE
PACKAGE BEFORE THE GOVERNOR AND CABINET AND THEIR
THEY’RE FINE WITH THAT THEY UNDERSTAND WHAT THE PREREQUISITE
IS AND AND AT THE END NOT THE DELAY BUT JUST
AN ADDED ADDITION TO THE PACKAGE AND SO I SPOKE WITH ONE OF THE
OPERATORS TODAY WE HAD LUNCH TOGETHER AND HE UNDERSTOOD THAT VERY WELL HE’S ALSO BEEN IN
CONTACT OF DIVISION OF STATE LANDS TO GET SOME ADDITIONAL
CLARITY ON THAT SO I’M HOPEFULLY THAT I GOT APPRAISAL
WHAT HAPPENED OVER THE NEXT YOU KNOW TWO TO THREE WEEKS AND WE
CAN GET BACK INTO THE PACKAGE AND ON TO THE GOVERNOR AND CABINET FOR
A FINAL DECISION ON THAT AND SO ARE IN SAYING THAT THERE ARE
THEY WILL ALSO BE SUBMITTING THE DEED RESTRICTION
THE RELEASE OF A DEED RESTRICTION ON ON THE ON THE
ACREAGE ON RIM CANAL ROAD LAST COMMISSION MEETING WE GOT A
PRESENTATION BY AN ORGANIZATION OR FIRM THAT WANTS TO ALSO BE
HERE IN THE CITY OF PAHOKEE THEY FOLLOWED THAT UP WITH SOME ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION THAT WAS PROVIDED I DID PROVIDE THAT DO I SAY YOUR
ATTORNEY FOR REVIEW THEY’RE LOOKING FOR YOU KNOW I CONTINUED
CONVERSATION HERE WITH THE CITY OF PAHOKEE SOME
TYPE OF DIRECTION WOULD HAVE COURT AGAIN AT THE YOU KNOW
THERE HAS TO BE SOME LEGAL SUFFICIENCY DONE
WITH THAT ORGANIZATION I JUST GOT SOME ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
TODAY ON THEM ON THE PARENT COMPANY AS WELL BUT THIS COMPANY
IS HOPING TO BE HERE IN THE CITY OF PAHOKEE MICHELLE ALL
OF US HAVE READ A LOT ABOUT THE CHANGING OF THE
INDUSTRY IN HEMP AND MARIJUANA AND SO WE WILL CONTINUE TO DO I
DUE DILIGENCE TO DISCERN YOU KNOW WHAT’S BEST FOR THE CITY OF
PAHOKEE WE’RE OPEN FOR BUSINESS THAT’S SOMETHING THAT
WE’VE ALWAYS SAID HERE IN THE CITY OF PAHOKEE AND WE NEED
TO LOOK AT EVERY OPPORTUNITY
THAT MOVES US FORWARD YOU CAN HONESTLY GET
JOBS CERTAINLY WORKFORCE HOUSING OR SOMETHING DRASTICALLY
NEED TO HEAR IN THE CITY OF PAHOKEE WE NEED TO
ENSURE THAT WE HAVE THE RIGHT AUDIENCE IN FRONT OF US THAT
SUPPORTS YOU KNOW THE VISION OF THIS COMMISSION AND SO FROM THAT
PRESENTATION THERE WAS SOME ADDITIONAL FOLLOW
UP WITH ME DIRECTLY FROM THIS COMPANY THEY DIDN’T PROVIDE
AN ADDITIONAL DOCUMENT FOR REVIEW I PROVIDED THAT TO
THE CITY ATTORNEY BUT THIS IS A DISCUSSION THAT SOURCE ON A
REST ON YOUR SHOULDERS OF DIRECTIONS OF WHERE YOU WANT TO
GO FOR THE FUTURE FOR THE CITY OF
PAHOKEE AND THE CITY ATTORNEY ARE JUST HERE TO GUIDE US IN THE
RIGHT DIRECTION BUT YOU GIVE US A DIRECTIONS TO WHERE WE
NEED TO BE PLACED AND I KNOW THE CITY ATTORNEY IS DOING SOME
RESEARCH AS WELL AND SO I DON’T WANT TO GET AHEAD OF
MYSELF IN THAT REGARD BUT I JUST WANTED TO MAKE THE
NECKLACES OF THE WHAT WAS RECEIVED IN MY OFFICE HAS AN
ADDITIONAL AGREEMENT OR ATTENDED DRAFT OR WHAT THEY’RE
LOOKING TO DO HERE IN THE CITY OF PAHOKEE SO YEAH YEAH I’M THAT WAS IMPATIENT
INTO MY REPORT I JUST WANT TO INVITE AND I HAVE TWO OR
THREE FOLLOW-UP QUESTIONS BEFORE YOU I’M DOING MERE WHAT
IS IN IS IN REFERENCE TO THE CITY MANAGER’S REPORT GOOD
TO KNOW THAT WITH REGARDS TO THE SCHOLARSHIP
THAT YOU PERSONALLY FINANCED FOR THE STUDENT IS VERY POSSIBLE
IN THE VERY NEAR FUTURE I KNOW HE IS PREPARED TO
GO TO SCHOOL DIFFERENT TIMES THEN WHEN WE WERE STARTING FALL
I MAY BE EARLY REGISTRATION OR WHAT-HAVE-YOU THE VERY POSSIBLE IS IT POSSIBLE FOR CITY
STAFF TO CONTACT THAT PERSON THE RECIPIENT TO SEE IF
HE CAN BE RECOGNIZED OFFICIALLY AT ONE OF OUR MEETINGS YES TO
GOING YES I’M GOING TO TRY TO GET HIM BEFORE HE LEAVES TO
FRISCO I THINK HE LEAVES THE SECOND WEEK OF AUGUST ALSO OF MY
OTHER QUESTION IS IN REGARDS TO THE APPRAISAL I KNOW YOU MAKE
MENTION OF IT DURING YOUR DURING THE WORKSHOP I WAS THE
APPRAISAL BOTH FOR MARINA AND PROP THE 34 ACRES OF LAND GIVEN TAKE CORRECT AND THAT
WAS SOMETHING HE WAS ORIGINALLY JUST FOR THE 3RD 4
ACRES WE KNEW WE NEEDED IT FOR THAT BUT THEN OUT OF A
CONVERSATION IN TALLAHASSEE THEY ADDED THE CAMPGROUND ONLY
NOT THE MARINA CELL OR THE NORTHERN SIDE OF MY INSIDE JUST TO CAMPGROUND ONLY SO THE
APPRAISAL WAS ORIGINALLY FOR THE 34 ACRES AND THEN YOU’RE
SAYING THE MARINA WAS ADDED KNOW I KNEW THAT HAD TO BE
APPRAISAL FOR THE 34 ACRES IN SOME FLUID CONVERSATION THE
CAMPGROUND CAME APART OF THE APPRAISAL IS AS WELL AND SO DID THIS MONTH IN
TOGETHER I WASN’T AWARE WE WASN’T AWARE THEY WERE ADDING A
CAMPGROUND MY MY OTHER QUESTION IN YOUR REPORT AND PRESENTATION
YOU MENTIONED AND I WAS A PART OF THE CONVERSATION LAST
COMMISSION MEETING REGARDING THE COMPANY COMING IN WITH CBD OIL AND WHAT I WOULD HAVE
GOT DON’T REMEMBER ALL OF THAT THE COMPLETE GIST OF THAT
INDIVIDUAL’S CONVERSATION BUT IS THAT PARTICULAR COMPANY
INTERESTED IN THE EGG THE 34 ACRES OF LAND AS WELL TO DO BUSINESS YES SIR OKAY I
JUST WANT TO SAY THIS IN THIS IS JUST COMMISSIONER EVERETT
SPEAKING AND I’M QUITE AND I’M JUST SPEAKING AS COMMISSION OF
HEAVEN AS A REMINDER THAT THIS COMMISSION IN PRIOR TO
COMMISSIONER BOHLEN COMING I’M COMING ABOARD STATED VERY FIRMLY ALL THAT
OPPOSITION WANT TO GO AFTER WORKFORCE HOUSING I THINK I’M
GOING TO CORRECT THAT MISSING ON ME BECAUSE IT GOT OUT THERE
THAT WE WERE LOOKING FOR PROJECT HOUSING WE ARE VERY MUCH
INTERESTED IN WORKFORCE HOUSING AND THAT WAS THE POSITION OF THE
COMMISSION AT THE TIME OF THE PRESENTATION I KNOW IT MIGHT
BE UP FOR DISCUSSION FOR SOME OTHERS I DON’T KNOW BUT I
JUST WANTED TO BRING THAT REMINDER THAT AFTER MRS. MR.
MORRISON AND HIS GROUP ARE PRESENTED THEIR PLAYING CONCERN IS WORKFORCE HOUSING OF
THE COMMISSION UNANIMOUSLY AGREED THAT THAT WAS A DIRECTION
THAT WE WANTED TO TAKE AT THAT TIME AND I DO WANT
TO FOLLOW UP MY SAYING I THINK WORKFORCE HOUSING VIET THAT 34
ACRES AND THE OTHER PARCEL OF LAND I THINK ALONE STATE MARKET
ROAD IS IS IDEAL AND WHAT POSITION I SAID TO BE THAT SIT
IN COMMUNITY COMMUNITY OF CHOICE I THINK I FOCUS
DEFINITELY NEEDS TO BE ON HOUSE AND WORKFORCE WORKFORCE
HOUSE I JUST WANT TO BRING THAT OUT ANY ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS FOR THE
CITY MANAGER FROM COMMISSION I HAVE A 1 QUESTIONS I WANTED TO
JUST UPDATE YOU ALL YOU WOULD ASK FOR AN UPDATE AT THE
LAST MEETING ONCE WE GOT MORE INFORMATION ABOUT THE HEMP AND
HIT LEGISLATION AND WHAT’S GOING ON WITH THAT SO I WANTED
TO REPORT BECAUSE I’VE DONE QUITE A BIT OF RESEARCH ON IT THERE
WAS A THERE WAS A WORKSHOP THAT WAS CONDUCTED AND THAT THE STATE
DID THREE OF THEM THROUGHOUT THE STATE ONE OF THEM
WAS DONE IN BROWARD COUNTY BROWARD COLLEGE JUST RECENTLY
AND SO A NUMBER OF LOBBYISTS WAS ATTENDED SEVERAL GROWERS ATTENDED PEOPLE FROM THE
STATE ATTENDED TO GIVE AN UPDATE ON WHAT’S GOING ON SO
RIGHT NOW THERE’S A BILL THAT HAS BEEN PASSED IT HAS NOT BEEN
SIGNED BY THE GOVERNOR YET BUT IT’S EXPECTED TO BE SIGNED
DEALING WITH THE HEMP LEGISLATION AND SOME OF THE ISSUES THAT WERE RAISED BY
THE THE GROUP THAT CAME TO DO THE PRESENTATION THE OTHER WEEK
AND AND SO IN ADDITION TO THAT THE MANAGER MENTIONED THAT HE
PASSED ON AN AGREEMENT THE AGREEMENT WAS TO ENTER INTO
A CONTRACT WITH THEM AND I MENTION TO THE MANAGER I THINK THAT’S HIS
LITTLE BIT PREMATURE THIS TIME BECAUSE NOT ONLY ARE THE RULES
THAT WOULD ARE REQUIRED BY THE LEGISLATION WHEN SHE DOESN’T
HAVE THE SIGN THEY’RE JUST BEING FORMULATED RIGHT NOW AND
ONE OF THOSE RULES WOULD REQUIRE THAT THE LAND AND BE USED FOR LIKE IF IT’S DEDICATED
FOR FOR INSTANCE IF THEY HAVE HOUSING IN IT AS A REQUIREMENT
THAT COULDN’T BE USED BECAUSE IT WOULD HAVE TO BE DEDICATED AS
AGRICULTURAL YOU LIKE THE BEAT IT WOULD HAVE TO BE
ZONED AS AN AGRICULTURAL USE AND
SO THAT COULD BE A HICCUP IN YOU KNOW
WHEN SOMETHING LIKE THAT THAT IF IT IF IT WERE PASSED NOW I
DID SPEAK WITH THE ATTORNEY WHO DRAFTED THE LEGISLATION WHO’S
BEEN GOING THROUGHOUT THE STATE AND TRYING TO FIGURE OUT WHAT
PEOPLE WHAT FEEDBACK IS COMING BACK FROM THE PUBLIC AND THE GROWERS IN
PARTICULAR AND THEY’RE PUSHING BACK A LOT ON THAT AND SO WHAT
THE ATTORNEY TOLD ME JUST TODAY WAS THAT THEY’RE LOOKING AT
MAYBE LOOKING AT MAYBE INDUSTRIAL AND AGRICULTURAL
ADDING THOSE TO A ZONING WHICH WOULD MAYBE GIVE MORE OF AN OPPORTUNITY FOR GROWERS TO YOU
KNOW WHO GROW IN OTHER AREAS AND WHAT
THEY’RE CONCERNED ABOUT IS PEOPLE ACTUALLY HAVING YOU KNOW
GROWING IN THEIR BACKYARD THEY DON’T WANT PEOPLE OUT GROWING IN
THE BACKYARD AND SO THEY WANT TO GIVE SOME PROTECTIONS
THAT WILL ALLOW THERE TO BE SOME YOU KNOW SOMEWHAT OF A SAFE SPACE FOR RESIDENTS IN TOWN
BE IN TO BE PROTECTED FROM HEMP GROWING IN THEIR BACKYARD
SO THERE ARE A LOT OF THINGS THAT STILL HAVE TO BE DONE AT
THE STATE LEVEL THE CITY IS NOT BY ANY MEANS YOU KNOW BECAUSE WE
DON’T EVEN OWN THE LAND SO THAT’S ONE VERY OR
TO SIGN IN ANY KIND OF AN AGREEMENT WHEN WITH LAND THAT
WE DON’T OWN AND WE HAVE NOT BEEN DEDICATED YET AND RULES
THAT HAVE NOT BEEN PROMULGATED YET SO THEY’RE LIKE ALL KINDS OF
ISSUES AND I KNOW YOU KNOW THE THE MANAGER IS DOING
WHAT HE SUPPOSED TO BE DOING THE TERM LOOKING FOR ECONOMIC
OPPORTUNITIES FOR THE CITY BUT I THINK THAT TO YOU KNOW THE
CITY WILL BE SERVED BETTER TO WAIT FIRST OF ALL UNTIL THE
RULES ARE IN PLACE WHICH SHOULD BE AND BY AUGUST 1ST IN WHEN’S AND
ONCE THE DEED OF THE PROPERTY HAS BEEN DEEDED AND THEN TO SEE
WHAT WITHIN THOSE RULES WOULD BE THE STATE’S REQUIREMENT FOR
WHERE YOU CAN GROW AND AND YOU KNOW IT MAY BE THAT WOULD BE
SOMETHING THAT COULD BE PERHAPS NEGOTIATED WITH THEM AND
TERMS OF HOW THEY EVEN YOU DON’T NEED THE PROPERTY OVER WE
DON’T KNOW BUT THESE ARE THINGS THAT WE CAN TALK ABOUT GIVING
THE AND I KNOW THAT YOU ALL TALKED ABOUT POSSIBLY HAVING A
WORKSHOP AT THE LAST MEETING AND SO THAT MAYBE YOU KNOW SOMETHING
THAT YOU CAN DO AND THAT WE MAY BE ABLE TO EVEN GET SOMEONE FROM
THE STATE TO COME IN TO SPEAK WITH YOU IF YOU WERE THAT
INTERESTED BUT WE DID DO QUITE A BIT OF RESEARCH ON THE ISSUE
WE PULL DOWN THE LEGISLATION THE STATUE
THAT HASN’T BEEN APPROVED YET BY THE GOVERNOR BUT WE THINK IT
WILL WE PULL DOWN THE RULES THAT HAVE BEEN SHOPPED
THROUGHOUT THE STATE IN THE THREE DIFFERENT AND THEY
JUST ACTUALLY FINISH THE WORK
SHOP THIS YESTERDAY SO THAT’S HOW
FRESH THIS ALL IS AND THINGS ARE STILL
YOU KNOW THERE’S A LOT OF MOVING PARTS STILL SO I JUST YOU
KNOW MAYBE PUT SOME CAUTION OUT THERE IN THE WIND THAT IT’S
NOT RIGHT YET BUT AND ON TOP OF THAT YOU MAY CONSIDER IN
ADDITION TO THIS BREWER BECAUSE ONE OF
THE ISSUES OF COMING UP IS YOU KNOW THE FACT THAT WE DON’T LAND
THERE LOOKING AT A LOT OF DIFFERENT PLACES AND AND IT’S
NOT THE EAST TO THE FACT THAT THERE’S SO MANY ACRES WILL BE
DEEDED OVER TO THE CITY IT PUTS THE CITY AND YOU
KNOW HOPEFULLY A GREAT POSITION TO BE ABLE TO TALK TO YOU KNOW
NOT MAYBE NOT JUST THIS GROWER BUT MAYBE OTHER GROWERS TO SEE
WHAT BEST HOW YOU GET A BETTER DEAL IF YOU IF THAT’S POSSIBLE
MAYBE YOU END UP WITH HIS GROIN IF THAT’S WHAT
THE CITY WANTED TO DO AND AND OR THAT’S WHAT WITH ALLOW
FOR THERE SO MANY SEND BUTTS BEFORE YOU GET TO
THAT POINT IT’S HARD TO SEE NO THROW IT OUT THERE JUST FOR
DIFFERENT THINGS FOR YOU ALL TO THINK ABOUT AND PERHAPS HASH OUT
DOING YOUR WORKSHOP SO THAT’S IT MEANT TO ME THANK YOU MAYOR COMMISSION THE CITY
ATTORNEY IS CORRECT YOU KNOW OUR JOB IS TO GO OUT AND
CONTINUE RESEARCHING AND SEEKING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BUT
OF COURSE YOU KNOW HOUSING IS A PRIORITY HERE IN THE CITY
OF PAHOKEE AS WELL AND SO IT’S A BALANCING ACT OF WHAT WE’RE TRYING TO DO HERE IN
THE CITY WE WANT TO CAPTURE EVERY OPPORTUNITY HERE YOU CAN
ALL MAKE LEE THE CITY OF PAHOKEE AND YOU KNOW WHAT THE
CITY ATTORNEY HAS DONE SOME EXTENSIVE RESEARCH THAT WE HAVE
TO CONSIDER MOVING FORWARD I THINK I DON’T KNOW WHAT’S GOING
TO HAPPEN ON JULY 1ST WITH THIS LEGISLATION THAT THEY WANT TO
PASS THIS A LOT OF THINGS INVOLVED IN IT THAT DON’T KNOW
IF YOU’D LIKE TO SEE IT AS FAR AS THE USE OF THE LAND OF TYPE
OF FACILITIES EXCETERA I JUST WANT TO ENSURE
THAT WE CAPTURE OUR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITIES THAT
ARE OUT THERE AS WELL AS AGAIN CHEAP HOUSING AS A AS A I ARGUE FOR THE CITY OF BOCA
MISSING MAN IF I MAY I JUST WANT TO SAY THIS
AGAIN AND I THINK I’LL CITY MANAGER MR. WILLIAMSON FOR
I’LL REITERATING ARE THE FOCUS I DON’T THINK WE NEED TO APPEAR
TO BE SCHIZOPHRENIC OF WEED UNANIMOUSLY AGREED TO HAVE THAT
LAME DEDICATED FOR HOUSING AND I THINK THAT SHOULDN’T BE
OUR FOCUS BECAUSE THAT’S WHAT WE COMMITTED TO DO TO TO DOING
AND I ALSO I THINK A GOOD IDEA WITH BISBEE IS TO OPEN UP A FARM
TO SEE IF I CITIZENS WANT THAT IT IS THAT WORTH DO THEY FEEL LIKE IT’S WORTH
ENTERTAINING BUT I KNOW ME PERSONALLY I THINK WHAT WOULD
POSITION US ARE IN A IN A MORE PRODUCTIVE DIRECTION WOULD BE
GOING OUT TO WORKFORCE HOUSING TRYING TO CREEKSIDE TAX BASE AND
MAYER I’M NOT TO PROLONG AND MAYBE
HOPEFULLY THERE’S A CONVERSATION WITH THERE’S A
COMBINATION OF BOTH YOU AND THE CITY OF PAHOKEE AGAIN I JUST
WANT TO ENSURE THAT WE ARE ABLE TO CAPTURE HOUSING CERTAINLY AND
OPPORTUNITIES BUT YOU CANNOT DEVELOPMENT I THINK IT DOES GET TO A POINT WHERE WE
CERTAINLY WANT TO HEAR FROM ALL OF OUR CITIZENS AND RESIDENTS
DEZA DEZA YOU KNOW WHAT PERCENTAGE OF FOLKS OUT THERE
THAT REALLY SUPPORT SEND IT TO ME HERE IN PAHOKEE DIRECTLY
BENEFITING FROM THE USE OF THIS TYPE OF PRODUCTS SO I’M NOT SAYING IT’S SWEETIE
THE WAY BUT I AGREE WITH COMMISSIONER EVERETT OF A TIMELY
YOU KNOW AN IN-N-OUT APPROACH TO THIS CONVERSATION I
JUST YOU KNOW I KNOW THAT YOU KNOW WE HAVE A LOT OF THINGS IN
FRONT OF US THAT WE HAVE TO CONSIDER AND WE READ WE NEED TO MAKE THE
BEST CHOICES FOR HEAR IT FOR THE CITY OF PAHOKEE ECONOMICALLY
AND HOUSING WISE AND IT AND AGAIN IT’S LIKE THIS
A DIFFICULT BALANCING ACT FOR US BUT I’D RATHER HAVE THESE TWO
PROBLEMS AND NO PROBLEMS AT ALL THAT SOMEONE WANTS TO COME TO THE
CITY OF PAHOKEE FOR EATING OUT DEVELOPMENT AND HAVE NOTHING AND
I CERTAINLY DON’T WANT SOMEONE ELSE TO BENEFIT FROM
THIS VENTURE AS WELL AND WE DON’T KNOW THE NEGATIVES INTO
POSITIVES OF WHAT’S REALLY GOING TO HAPPEN IF THE CITY ATTORNEY MENTION
THERE’S A LOT TO BE CONSIDERED BUT I WANT FOLKS TO BE YOU KNOW
ON THE FOREFRONT OF OUR BENEFIT BENEFIT ECONOMICALLY IN BOTH
REGARDS FOR HOUSING IN ANY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT THANK YOU OKAY, I WAS AT THAT SEMINAR THAT
THEY HELD IN BROWARD COUNTY AND THAT WAS PUT ON BY
NICKI FREE WHO’S THE HEAD OF AGRICULTURE FOR THE STATE OF
FLORIDA AND SHE SAID THIS IS GOING TO BE A 20 TO 30 BILLION
DOLLAR INDUSTRY FOR FLORIDA THIS IS NOT GOING TO BE SOME
LITTLE YOU KNOW SMALL THING IF WE CAN
PARTICIPATE IN SOMETHING THAT’S GOING TO BE THAT LARGE I DON’T
THINK THAT WE SHOULD JUST SAY OKAY MAYBE NEXT WEEK OR TWO
WEEKS OR A MONTH FROM NOW WE SHOULD DO SOMETHING ABOUT IT I
THINK WE REALLY NEED TO GET ON BOARD AND LOOK AT HOW DO WE GET
TO BE A PART OF THIS AND IF IT IF IT NEEDS TO BE I HAVE A
QUESTION ABOUT WHAT DID THEY SEND UP THIS COMPANY YOU SAID
Y’ALL SAID THAT THEY SENT US SOMETHING SO WHAT DID THEY SEND US BUT IT SAID IT’S BASICALLY IN
AGREEMENT GIVING YOU UNTIL THE END OF THE MONTH TO SIGN TO
WITH THEM FOR LAND THAT YOU DON’T OWN AND SO THAT’S WHAT
THEY SENT YOU OKAY IS THERE A WAY FOR US TO DO
SOMETHING WHETHER IT IT INVOLVES THAT LAND OR OTHER LAND
OR IF YOU’RE SAYING WE DON’T OWN THIS PLAN RIGHT NOW
WHICH I THOUGHT WE DID BUT APPARENTLY WE DOWN IS THERE SOME WAY FOR THEM TO
COME IN HERE OR FOR SOME WAY FOR US TO LET THEM KNOW THAT
WE’RE INTERESTED WE DON’T WANT THEM TO JUST GO ON DOWN THE ROAD
TO THE NEXT CITY ABOUT IF YOU DON’T HAVE THE INFORMATION
THAT I GOT ABOUT OWNERSHIP IS FROM YOUR
CITY MANAGER SO IF YOU OWN IT I DON’T HAVE ANY YOU KNOW I
DON’T KNOW SO I’M ASSUMING THAT
HE’S RIGHT AND HE KNOWS WHERE THE NOT
THE LAND IS OWNED BY THE CITY BUT THERE’S NOTHING YOU
CAN DO ABOUT LAYING THAT YOU DON’T OWN AND SEW AND
TELL THEM YOU KNOW THE LAND WILL BE DEEDED TO YOU OR
SOMETHING ELSE I’M NOT SURE WHAT YOU KNOW ADVICE TO GIVE YOU
ON LAND IF YOU DON’T KNOW NOW IN TERMS OF YOUR QUESTION
ABOUT WHAT OTHER LAND MAY BE OUT THERE I DON’T KNOW NEXT QUESTION FOR THE MANAGER SO THERE’S NO WAY FOR US TO GIVE
THEM A LETTER OF SUPPORT OR ANYTHING THAT SAYS WE’RE
INTERESTED THAT WOULD BE A QUESTION FOR THE
COMMISSION WHETHER YOU ALL WANT TO GIVE A LETTER OF SUPPORT
BUT I’M TELLING YOU LEGALLY YOU CAN’T SIGN THAT YOU
KNOW A DOCUMENT WITH THEM FOR LAND THAT YOU DON’T OWN I MEAN
THAT’S NOT IT’S NOT IT’S NOT GOING TO BE LEGAL IT’S NOT LEGAL YOU
CAN’T DO THAT SO YOU KNOW THAT’S THAT WOULD BE MY LEGAL
ANSWER BUT IF YOU WANTED TO DO A LETTER OF SUPPORT THAT YOU
DON’T GO DOWN THE ROAD STAY THERE ANOTHER QUESTION IN REFERENCE TO THIS
PARTICULAR BUT GO AHEAD WITH WHY WE TALKED ABOUT THAT AND SHE
STAY THE NIGHT TEXT REQUEST INFORMATION TO NO I WAS JUST WONDERING IS THIS
THE SAME LAND THAT WE WILL MR. MORRISON IS THIS THE SAME THAT
MISS MARTIN THAT YOU ALL WERE SPEAKING IN REFERENCE WHEN YOU
ALL DID A PRESENTATION SO I MEAN I THINK I MEAN I MEAN I WAS JUST
STRONGEST AT THIS POINT JUST GET BACK WITH A SMARTASS ANSWER
WITH THE WORKFORCE HOUSING AND I’M SURE IT’S OTHER IF IT’S ANY
WAY POSSIBLE WE CAN GIVE GIVE A LETTER OF INTEREST TO IT’S NOT ME AND LET THEM KNOW
THAT WE WANT TO HAVE SOME FURTHER DISCUSSIONS BECAUSE WE
ARE INTERESTED I KNOW THAT IT WILL BRING MANY JOBS HERE I KNOW
THAT FROM BACK I KNOW THIS YEARS AGO MAYBE WE’LL HAVE
EITHER THE CITY MANAGER OF THE CITY ATTORNEY SENT A LETTER TO THEM
STATING THAT WILL SPEED THIS MOMENT WE HAVE TO DISCUSS WITH
WHIPPED WILL BE PENDING LEGISLATED OUTCOME AND THE WHETHER OR NOT WE ARE ABLE TO
SECURE THE LAND TO BE ABLE TO EVEN NEGOTIATE WITH AN ENTITY ON
IT I MEAN YOU’RE NOT CLOSING THEIR DOORS CALL LEON ANYONE TO
LET HIM STAY THERE ARE SOME CONDITION THAT BEFORE WE ABLE TO
PERCEIVE THIS WOULD HAVE TO OCCUR OKAY YES I
THINK THAT WOULD BE APPROPRIATE AT THIS TIME THAT CONDITION BOOK
CONDITIONER BLOWING AS RECOMMENDED AND THAT DOESN’T IT
CERTAINLY WOULD KEEP THEM NO FOCUS HERE ON THE CITY OF
PAHOKEE AS THE AS THE DECISION FOR THE DEED RESTRICTION AT LEAST MOVES
THROUGH THE PROCESS HERE IN THE NEXT 30 DAYS BUT IT WAS
CERTAINLY GIVE THEM SOME MORE RELIEF AND SUPPORT THAT WE ARE
VERY INTERESTED NO COMMITMENT BUT IT ALLOWS US TO MOVE FORWARD
IN A WAY THAT WE DON’T WE CAN CAPTURE HOPEFULLY SOME YOU CAN ALWAYS ABOUT ME FOR
THE CITY OF PAHOKEE AGAIN I’M NOT YOU DON’T DISSOLVE IN THE MAIL
THAT WE DO NEED HOUSING AS WELL BUT THIS WEEK I THINK A LETTER
WITH THE APPROPRIATE HOW DO YOU KNOW IF YOUR GETTING THE BEST
DEAL FROM THIS HOW DO YOU KNOW THAT THEY’RE THERE WERE TONS OF
PEOPLE AT THAT MEETING IS UDO KINDS OF GROWERS
AT THAT MEETING SO HOW DO YOU KNOW HOW DO YOU GET HOW HOW EVEN
IF YOU DID SOMETHING SHORT-TERM JUST TO STEVE WEATHER
WHAT ARE THE PEOPLE I DON’T KNOW WHO BUT GROWERS ARE
OUT THERE IN THE UNIVERSE BUT I’M JUST SAYING WHAT YOU WANT TO
COMPARE AND HAVE SOME TYPE OF US EL CAJON THE MONEY BECAUSE I
THOUGHT YOU WERE SAYING WHAT IS A GROWER IN THE BIN ADDITIONAL.
CAN I RECEIVE THAT WERE WHAT WAS SORT OF VERY
INTERESTING IS PERCENTAGE-WISE THAT I DON’T WANT TO SPEAK ON
YET BUT NO I AGREE WITH THE CITY ATTORNEY THAT YOU KNOW
JUST LET US NOT SHE AIN’T LATER RIGHT RIGHT MAY COME IN BUT MY THING IS MY
CONCERN IS WITH THE UNDERSTAND MORRISON WHEN THEY CAN WITH THE OUR RESOLUTION ME ON
WITH THE GROUP THAT CAME IN WITH MISS MORRISON I WOULDN’T
WANT TO I WILL PRAY AND ASK THAT WE DON’T MIX THIS UP IN ANY
TYPE OF CONFUSION AND LET THIS STAY WHERE WE HAD OUR
WORKFORCE HOUSING PLANNING EVEN IF THAT’S IF IT WON’T WORK
OUT AT LEAST THAT’S CONTINUE ON THAT PATH AND THEN ALSO HAVE THE
OTHER ENTRIES FOR THE HEMP COMPANY AND LET’S JUST SEE WHERE
WE CAN GO WITH THAT FOR JUST DON’T ACT IT OUT JUST
BECAUSE ANOTHER COMPANY IS COMING IN WITH OUR WORKFORCE HOUSING
YOU KNOW THAT SAYS MY BIGGEST CONCERN WHAT I HEARD AT THE AT
THE SEMINAR WHATEVER YOU CALL IT THERE WAS AND THE GENTLEMAN
SPOKE ABOUT IT THAT NIGHT IS THAT THEY CAN MAKE SOMETHING
THAT’S LIKE CONCRETE SO IT MAY END UP BEING SOMETHING THAT WOULD
BENEFIT YOU AND YOUR HOUSE BUILDING SO I DON’T KNOW IF
THERE’S A WAY TO WORK SOMETHING OUT WITH THAT AS WELL BUT I MEAN
THE RESEARCH THAT I DID AND WHAT THEY SPOKE ABOUT THAT
DAY THERE’S DEFINITELY A POSSIBILITY
OF OF MAKING SOMETHING TO BUILD HOUSES WITH
AND THAT SHOULD BE FIRST AND FOREMOST IN OUR MIND SO INTENT
CORRECT WE JUST NOT CLOSING IT DOORS SEALED AND OPEN INTEREST
IN THIS ENDEAVOR BUT WE DON’T KNOW TO WHAT EXTENT THE MEASURE UNDERSTANDS IT TO BE NOT
AFFECTIONATE VEHICLE BUT IT JUST A LETTER WAS JUST SAYING
SUBJECT TO REGULATIONS OF YOU KNOW THE STATE PASSAGE OF THE
LAW THAT STATES THE PASSAGE OF OF REGULATIONS REGARDING LAW THE ZONING PROVISIONS THAT MIGHT
BE HANDED DOWN FROM THE STATE SO YOU KNOW YOU HAVE
SOMETHING SOME HURDLES TO GET THROUGH BEFORE YOU GET TO THAT
POINT IN OTHER WORDS YOU DON’T WANT TO SEND SOMETHING THAT
GIVES THEM SOME BELIEF THAT THEY RELIED ON YOU ALL SENDING A LETTER AND
THEN NOW YOU’RE SOMEHOW I OBLIGATED TO THEM BECAUSE YOU
SENT A LETTER AND THAT TURNS INTO SOMETHING EVEN THOUGH HE
TURNS INTO A LETTER OF INTENT AND THAT’S WHY I’M TRYING TO BE
CLEAR THAT IT’S NOT A PROCUREMENT ANYTHING IT’S NOT
A WE INTEND FOR YOU TO DO THIS
IT’S JUST WE MAY BE INTERESTED IN YOU SOMETHING FLOWERY THANK
YOU WE’RE NOT YOU KNOW WE’RE NOT CLOSING THE DOOR OR
SOMETHING LIKE THAT BUT BUT TO SUGGEST THAT YOU DON’T PUT
YOURSELF INTO A PHYSICIAN THROUGH THIS LETTER AND I WANT TO SAY IT PUBLICLY DO IT
THAT IT SOUNDS LIKE THAT THAT ENTITY HAS NOW RELIED ON THIS
LETTER AND THEY’RE SAYING LATER WE DIDN’T GO TO BELLE GLADE OR
WHEREVER ELSE TO YOU KNOW BECAUSE WE RELIED ON IT NOW
WE’RE SUING YOU BECAUSE YOU YOU KNOW YOU ALWAYS SOMETHING SO
I’M SO WHATEVER YOU PUT OUT THERE IT NEEDS TO BE YOU KNOW
VERY LOOSE AND CLEAR THAT THE CITY IS MAKING A COMMITMENT HOW CAN WE HAVE THE CITY
ATTORNEY IN THE LINE IS THAT DRAFTED OFF WE’LL GET TOGETHER
BEFORE THAT LET IT GOES OUT MAKE SURE IT’S COMPLETELY
SUFFICIENCY AND BASED ON WHAT SHE’S GOING TO SAY MAYBE IF WE
GO AHEAD AND SCHEDULE A WORKSHOP AND THEN THAT WAY THEY CAN COME
TO THE WORKSHOP OR ANYBODY WHO’S INTERESTED WE COULD PUT
SOMETHING OUT I TALKED TO TWO OR THREE PEOPLE DOWN THERE THAT
DAY AND YOU KNOW PEOPLE CAN COME IN AND TALK TO US AND THEN
WE CAN ALL GET A LOT OF INFORMATION SO THAT WAY WE CAN ALL MAKE A
BETTER DECISION ON THE QUESTION WILL BE HOW IS THAT INFORMATION
GET OUT TO PEOPLE WHO OTHER THAN THE CURRENT WELL IT DOESN’T
MATTER EVEN WITH WORKSHOP I MEAN WE CAN STILL
DISCUSS IT AND WE CAN AND THE PUBLIC CAN COME TO WORK SHOP RIGHT
BECAUSE IT’S LIKE YOU SAID THE PUBLIC NEEDS TO BE A PART OF
THAT THAT’S THAT THAT IS MY CONCERN IS NOT MY CONCERN IS TO
HEAR FROM THE PUBLIC BECAUSE ESSENTIALLY YOU KNOW THEY THEY
WILL BENEFIT FROM WHATEVER DECISION WE MAKE SO I WOULD BE MORE
COMFORTABLE AND I MUST ADMIT MY IGNORANCE WHEN IT COMES TO THE
HEMP OIL INDUSTRY IN ALL OF THAT THAT MOVIE SOME READING
MATERIAL OR SOMETHING I NEED TO DO THAT BECAUSE I I HAVE NO IDEA
ABOUT THAT MY FOCUS HAS BEEN ON OUR WORKFORCE HOUSING SO
AND AT WHAT WE COMMITTED TO AT THE DISCOVER THOSE 34 ACRES
AND SO I’M STANDING ON THAT COMMITMENT THAT NOT ON I MADE
BUT THE FIVE PERSONS THE OTHER FOUR PERSON THAT SAID ALONG WITH
ME WE MAKE THAT COMMITMENT TO GO TO THE STATE TO HAVE THAT
LAND THAT WAS DEDICATED FOR MUNICIPAL USED TO NOT BE
DEDICATED FOR HOUSING NOW THINGS ARE BECOMING CLEARER NOW
FROM THE MEETING ON FROM THE LAST COMMISSION WHY POSSIBLY
IT WAS HOUSING / ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT WHAT’S THE
RESOLUTION ONLY SAID FOR THE CONVERSATION THAT
WAS HAD NOT SAY THE RESOLUTION I’M SORRY FOR MISSPEAKING BUT
THAT’S WHY THE CONVERSATION WAS BROUGHT UP ABOUT HOUSING /
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT THINGS ARE BECOMING LOOK CLEARER NOW STATUS
OF THAT BECAUSE I SUPPORT THAT WHOLEHEARTEDLY
WITH OUR COMMISSIONER EVERETT IF THAT’S WHAT I GOT I STAND ON IT AS WELL WITH THE
WORKFORCE HOUSING I’M GOING TO 34 ACRES AND WHAT’S THE STATUS
OF YOU ALL GETTING BACK WITH THIS PARTICULAR GROUP OR I AM I ASKING THE RIGHT QUESTION
CUZ I’M LOOKING OUT HERE REALLY STILL DEPENDING ON
THE STATE AS I SAID BEFORE THE PROCESS OF
MOVING FORWARD IS GROUP IN FOR THE WORKFORCE
HOUSING I DON’T WANT TO GET ALL THIS MIXED UP WITH THE HELP
HOWEVER I FEEL THAT WE CAN STILL BENEFIT BENEFIT FROM THIS
COMPANY BECAUSE BECAUSE IT IS A MULTI-BILLION-DOLLAR INDUSTRY
AND TRUST ME THERE ARE MANY JOBS I’VE GONE TO ONE OF THOSE WORKSHOPS YOU ABOUT
THREE YEARS AGO A LOT OF INFORMATION AND IT WAS VERY
EARLY IN THE THE GROWING OF IT AND IT IS VERY I FEEL JUST VERY
VERY BENEFICIAL WHEN IT COMES DOWN TO JOB AND I MEANT GOOD
GOOD JOB FROM WHEN I FELL FROM THAT WORKSHOP OR
WHATEVER YOU CALL IT IT LOOKS LIKE IT’S GOING TO MOVE REALLY
QUICK AND I TOTALLY AGREE WITH COMMISSIONER EVERETT THAT IS
WHAT WE ALL AGREED ON AND I WANT TO I WISH WE CAN GO BACK
WHEN NEED TO GO BACK AND GET A GET AN
UPDATE WITH MISS TAMARIS AND SEE IN THE GROUP AND SEE WHAT’S
WHAT SEE WHERE WE GOING WITH THAT NOW DEBATES IT UP DATE IS
IT STILL PENDING ON THIS STATE APPROVAL OF THAT AGREEMENT WE
SON UP THERE SO WE’RE WAITING ON
THAT. I DON’T WANT TO HOLD THIS CONVERSATION UP LET’S DO THIS LET’S WORK ON THE LETTER I’LL
GIVE YOU THE CITY ATTORNEY MAKE SURE THAT LANGUAGE IN THE RIGHT
POSITION YOU ALREADY HAVE AGREED TO A TOWN HALL MEETING ON
JULY 15TH WHY DON’T YOU USE THAT DAY AS WHAT IS RECOMMENDED
FOR A COMMUNITY DISCUSSION ON THIS I THINK THAT’S AN
OPPORTUNITY TO DO THAT AND WE CAN YOU KNOW MAYBE BRING YOU
SOME ADDITIONAL FOLKS TO HAVE A CONVERSATION ABOUT IT THAT CUZ
I’M NOT EXPERT ON IT AT THAT ALSO AND GET COMMUNITY YOU KNOW
FEEDBACK ON THIS PARTICULAR ISSUE I THINK YOU SHOULD PROBABLY JUST GO TO
THAT JULY 15TH PAY FOR THAT THEY DON’T HAVE TO SEARCH FOR
ANOTHER DATE TO HAVE THIS DISCUSSION CUZ THIS IS IMPORTANT
IT’S PROBABLY ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT CONVERSATIONS
YOU I HAVE IN IN IN IN THE CITY TODAY ON 34 ACRES IN THE DIRECTION WE NEED
TO GO THAT’S MY RECOMMENDATIONS I WOULD RECOMMEND THAT THAT
PARTICULAR MEETING THAT WE ALSO INVITE THIS STATE THAT CAN GIVE
US SOME UPDATE POSSIBLY OF THE DIRECTION THAT LEGISLATOR
MAY BE STEER TOWARDS OR NOT ELEMENTUM WE CAN INCLUDE IT IF
NOTHING ELSE. I WAS AT AND SHE SAID THAT SHE HAD WAS
VERY WELL-VERSED ON THAT AND THAT SHE HAD A LOT OF
INFORMATION SO WE MIGHT INVITE HER TO COME AND IN ADDITION TO THAT MAYBE WE
CAN HAVE AN UPDATE OF WET SIT STAY POSITION IS FULL AS
DINO LAYING OVER TO THE CITY OF WHAT’S THE PROCESS OUR TIME
FRAME FOR THAT POSSIBLE. HOPEFULLY BY THEN WE’LL BE
WRAPPING UP THE APPRAISAL BY THAT DAY CUZ THAT’S ABOUT 2 WEEKS OUT SO
HOPEFULLY THE APPRAISER WILL BE DOWN HERE AND THERE AND WE’LL BE
WRAPPING THAT UP AT 12 SO WE WILL HAVE THAT INTO THE PACKAGE
BUT AGAIN JULY 15TH JUST POPPED IN MY MIND AS AN OPPORTUNITY TO
DATE TO PUT THIS IN UP TO THE COMMUTE TO THE
COMMUNITY TO HAVE A CONVERSATION AND GET SOME
FEEDBACK I THINK IT IS THE RIGHT VENUE TO DO THAT OKAY
WE GOING TO MOVE ON WHEN THE
CITY ATTORNEY I DON’T KNOW IF YOU
COMPLETED WITH THE REPORT BUT AT THIS TIME THANK YOU MA’AM. OF THE
RECORD FOR THE CITY MANAGER FOR THE LETTER SET OFF A MOTION AUTHORIZING
CITY STYLE TO FORM A LETTER OF INTEREST STATING OF FOCUS
INTEREST IN HIM IT HAS BEEN MOVED BY
COMMISSIONER EVERETT AND PROPER II BY COMMISSION AKIL THAT WE
ARE THRIVE AT CITYSIDE TO DIRECT THEM TO CONDUCT A LETTER
TO SUPPORT HIM COUPLE QUESTIONS HERE IN ANY READY FOR VOTE ROLL
CALL MADAM CLERK VICE MAYOR MURVIN YES THANK YOU MADAM
CLERK THANK YOU COMMISSION IN MOTION PASS ABOUT
A UNANIMOUS VOTE AND NOW WE MOVE TO OLD BUSINESS
WE ALREADY DISCUSSED AT THE MARINA LEASE UPDATE I DON’T
THINK THERE IS ANY ADDITION TO THAT WE’RE MOVING DOWN TO NEW
BUSINESS WE DON’T HAVE ANY NEW BUSINESS ON THE AGENDA NEXT WILL
BE OUR CITIZEN COMMENTS AND GENERAL CONCERN MADAM CLERK AT THIS TIME DO WE
HAVE ANY CITIZEN COMING CARD COMPLETED ONE SECOND THINGS ARE TURNING
AROUND ON ME HERE BOBBY COLVIN 3096 BACOM POINT
ROAD I WANTED TO ADDRESS ONE OF THE
REQUIREMENTS IN DINNER MEETINGS THAT WAS CHANGED A NUMBER OF
MONTHS AGO JUST A SECOND AND IT HAS TO DO WITH THE COMIC
CARDS THAT WE FILL OUT SOMETIMES THERE ARE THINGS THAT
HAPPENED IN OUR MEETING AND WE DON’T REALLY HAVE A WAY
OF SPEAKING TO THOSE THINGS WERE WEARING THE BEATING THAT WE
REALLY WANT TO COME IN ON BUT HAVING THE REQUIREMENT THAT
ALL OF THE CARDS HAVE TO BE IN BY 6:45 I FEEL LIKE IT CUTS DOWN ON
CITIZEN INVOLVEMENT IN THE CITY I THOUGHT OF A WAY AROUND IT AND
THAT WOULD BE IF EVERYBODY THAT THOUGHT THEY MIGHT WANT A
COMMENT WOULD GO AHEAD AND FILL OUT THE CARD AND THAT WAY WE
COULD WASTE A LOT OF PAPER AND TIME GOING THROUGH
THE DIFFERENT ONES WHERE WE WOULD SAY WELL NEVERMIND I DON’T
WANT TO COME YET I JUST I JUST THINK IT WOULD BE GOOD IF
THERE’S SOMETHING THAT YOU URGENTLY FEEL LIKE YOU NEED TO
SAY IN THE MEETING TO BE ABLE TO FILL OUT THE CARD AND I KNOW
THERE HAVE BEEN TIMES WHERE PEOPLE LINED UP BUT THOSE TIMES
WERE EXCEPTIONAL NOT A MAIN THING AND I HAD ANOTHER ANOTHER THING
ALSO IN GOVERNMENT A SYSTEM OF CHECKS
AND BALANCES IS IT’S SO NECESSARY AND IN NASHVILLE STATE
CITY GOVERNMENT SOMETIMES THOSE LINES GET BLURRY ANNA I FEEL LIKE THE COMMISSION THE
LEGAL COUNSEL THE STAFF THEY OWE IT TO EACH OTHER YOU OWE IT TO EACH OTHER TO ASK
QUESTIONS TO TO SEEK ANSWERS WHEN THERE ARE
ARE ARE THINGS THAT YOU HAVE QUESTION ABOUT AND PARTICULARLY IN TERMS OF OF
FINANCIAL SITUATIONS I KNOW WE WE’VE HAD A DISCUSSION IN THIS
THIS PLACE FOR YEARS ABOUT FINANCIAL REPORTS BEEN GIVEN
DETAILED FINANCIAL REPORTS IT’S VERY VERY EASY WHEN ANSWERS AREN’T GIVEN TO
BECOME SUSPICIOUS AND IF YOU BECOME SUSPICIOUS THEN YOU CAN GET TO THE POINT
WHERE YOU WANT TO ACCUSE ALL OF THAT CAN BE AVOIDED BY HAVING THOSE THINGS IN DETAIL AND ONE THING I I NOTICED WAS
NOT ON THE AGENDA TONIGHT I DON’T KNOW THE LEGAL TERM FOR
IT BUT IN THE LAST MEETING IT WAS REQUESTED THAT THE I
GUESS THE EQUIVALENT OF A AND I G OUT IT WOULD TAKE PLACE AND
WHEN IT WAS REQUESTED IT GOT IT GOT A MOTION IT WAS MOTIONED IT
WAS SECONDED BUT THEN THE THE ATTORNEY SAID THAT I DON’T KNOW EXACTLY WHAT SHE
SAID BUT ANYWAY SHE TAUGHT THE MAYOR INTO DROPPING A SECOND BUT IT WAS SUPPOSED TO BE
BROUGHT UP TONIGHT AND I WAS VERY DISAPPOINTED WHEN WHEN I
DIDN’T SEE THAT AS PART OF THE AGENDA TONIGHT BECAUSE IT
WAS IT WAS TO BE TO BE BROUGHT
UP AND I GUESS MAYBE THERE WERE
REASONS BUT AS A CITIZEN OF THIS CITY I HAVE
QUESTIONS AND I REALLY WOULD LOVE TO SEE AN OUTSIDE AGENCY
COME IN THE IG’S OFFICE OR WHOEVER DOES THAT AND DO IT ON
IT ON THIS CITY BECAUSE I AM SUSPICIOUS I WILL ACCUSE NO ONE
BUT I AM SUSPICIOUS THANK YOU CITY CLERK DO WE HAVE IN
ADDITIONAL COMMENTS CAR COMPLETED THANK YOU MA’AM NOW WE ARE JUST THE WRECKED THIS
COMMENT TO THE CITY ATTORNEY I KNOW YOU SAY THAT YOU WOULD
PREPARE A REPORT ON OUR CURRENT PROCUREMENT PROCESS WOULD THAT
BE READ AT THE NEXT MEETING ARE YOU ARE WELL I DID ACTUALLY
REQUEST ALL OF THE PROCUREMENT DOCUMENTS THAT THE CITY HAD AND HAVE SOME QUESTIONS I STARTED
WITH SOME OF THE QUESTIONS TODAY WITH THE MANAGER WE DIDN’T
GET THROUGH ALL OF THEM AND AND I’D LIKE TO HAVE
ADDITIONAL TIME TO MEET WITH THE MANAGER SO THAT I’M NOT
GIVING YOU INFORMATION THAT’S NOT THAT IT FULLY YOU KNOW FOOD ANSWERS THAT HE MAY
HAVE SOME QUESTIONS THAT I HAVE AND SO ONCE THAT’S DONE I’M
HAPPY TO MAKE SOME RECOMMENDATIONS AND THEN BRING
THEM BACK TO YOU AT THE NEXT MEETING EVEN BUT BUT I DO YOU
KNOW I HAVE REVIEWED IT WE DID REQUEST EVERYTHING AND WE HAVE
EVERYTHING THAT IS A BIT IT’S NOT ONLY ASKED THE MANAGER BUT
ALSO ASK THE CITY CLERK AND THE CITY CLERK YOU KNOW WENT
BACK THROUGH AND IT MADE SURE
THAT SHE HAD EVERYTHING FROM HER
RECORDS RELATED TO PROCUREMENT OF PURCHASING OR ANYTING I’M HAVING TO DO WITH PURCHASING
SO YOU KNOW SO WE WASN’T FORGOTTEN IN AND IT’S NOT
BEING IGNORED WE JUST NEED TO CONTINUE OUR CONVERSATION
THANK YOU MA’AM NOW WE MOVE TO THE CORRESPONDENCE/COMMENTS AND
CONCERN OF THE CITY COMMISSIONERS AND WE WILL START WITH
COMMISSIONER HILL CAN Y’ALL JUST GO ON THAT CUZ
I’M JUST GOT BACK FIRST OF ALL I WANT WANT TO
APOLOGIZE FOR MY ABSENCE SOME THINGS THAT HAVE TO BE
TAKEN CARE OF BUT I’M I DON’T KNOW I JUST HEARD MR COLEMAN COLEMAN AND I HAVE A COUPLE OF QUESTIONS
SO I’M KIND OF LOST SO HE’S SAYING
THAT HE’S ASKING FOR AN AUDIT FROM AN OUTSIDE SOURCE
AND AND WE’RE AND WE’RE SAYING NO YES NO IT WILL BE KNOW WHAT I
SUGGESTED ID AT THE LAST MEETING INSTEAD OF HAVING MORE
BAD PUBLICITY FOR THE CITY ALLOW ME TO GO THROUGH YOUR COLDS AND
DO WHAT THE INSPECTOR GENERAL WHAT DO AND THEN REPORT BACK TO
YOU ALSO IT’S NOT SOMETHING THAT’S PUBLIC OR THE INSPECTOR
GENERAL NEEDS TO GET INVOLVED IN SOMETHING THAT I DO I DO FOR
A LIVING AND SO AND SO I’M HAPPY TO DO THAT RATHER THAN
YOU ALL KNOW CALLING THE STATE AND HAVE ANOTHER
COUNTY AND HAVING A COUNTY COME
IN AND YOU KNOW GO THROUGH IT WHAT
WOULD GET THE SAME INFORMATION THAT I WOULD BE ABLE TO GET BUT
IT’S THAT IS TOTALLY UP TO YOU ALL THAT IS A DECISION
THAT THE COMMISSION MAKE SO IF THERE ARE THREE PEOPLE ON A DIET
TONIGHT THEY WANTED THE INSPECTOR-GENERAL DO IT THAT
WOULD BE A DECISION THAT YOU ARE MADE IT’S NOT MY DECISION I
JUST THOUGHT IF THE CITIZENS ARE HOW MANY OF THE CITIZENS ARE
INTERESTED IN WHY OR WHY NOT WHAT WE FROM I THINK
COMMISSIONER WHEN I MADE THAT MOTION MY THOUGHT WAS THAT IF
THEY CAME IN AND THEY FOUND NOTHING THEN WE COULD GO BACK TO
THE PUBLIC AND SAY LOOK THERE’S NOTHING Y’ALL NEED
TO JUST CALM DOWN HERE AND IF THERE IS SOMETHING IT WOULD BE
LIKE THE LAST ONE WHERE THEY GAVE YOU SOME RECOMMENDATIONS
AND WE CAN MAKE THE CHANGES AND MOVE FORWARD BUT THAT WAS THE REASON I MADE
THAT MOTION BUT IS IT ANYTHING WRONG WITH
THAT IS THAT IS THAT IS IT IS IT A PROBLEM CUZ I’M IN AT THE
CITIZENS AT THE CITIZENS ARE IT’S NOT AN ISSUE IF A CITIZENS
REQUESTING IT WAS BUT IT WAS A COMMISSIONER STATING THAT SHE
THOUGHT THAT WAS A NO SOMETHING SHE WANTED TO SEE
AND AM I MY ADVICE WAS AT THE TIME AND STILL IS IS IF YOU
COULD ALLOW ME TO YOU KNOW PULL THE SAME PURCHASING POLICIES I’M
A LAWYER I’VE BEEN DOING THIS FOR ALMOST 30 YEARS I KNOW
HOW TO REVIEW POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
AND I WOULD PULL THE POLICIES I WOULD REVIEW IT AND GIVE YOU
SOME RECOMMENDATIONS THAT MIGHT BE SOME OF THE SAME
RECOMMENDATIONS IF ANY THAT THE STATE WOULD GIVE OR THE
COUNTY WOULD GIVE AND SO IF YOU
WOULD SO THAT WAS THE ONLY THING BUT THIS IS A PURELY
DECISION IT’S NOT SO IT’S NOT ME GOING BACK AND FORTH WITH YOU
IF IT’S YOU ALL MAKING THE DECISION TO DO WHATEVER YOU
THINK IS IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE CITY AND I THINK THAT
EVEN WITH THE AND I THINK IT’S JUST SOMETHING
THAT ALL OF US NEED TO KIND OF LOOK INTO CUZ IT’S BEEN A IT’S
BEEN A TOPIC SUBJECT FOR THE LONGEST AND JUST CLEAR IT UP
CLEAR THE AIR UP SO THAT YOU KNOW THERE’S NOTHING WRONG JUST
GO AHEAD AND PUT IT OFF TO REVIEW BEFORE YOU HAVE ENOUGH YOU KNOW
HIGHLIGHT STORES IN THIS CITY THERE’S NOTHING WRONG WITH OUR
PROCUREMENT POLICY I’M PRETTY CONFIDENT IN THAT BUT AT THE
SAME TIME YOU KNOW YOU HAVE A CAPABLE OF INDEPENDENT PERSON
IS LOOKING OUT ON PROCUREMENT PROCESS WE NEED A LOT TO
CONTINUE TO TO BRING UP THE ISSUE BEFORE
THE INSPECTOR GENERAL YOU NEED SOME TYPE OF MORE PROOF THAT THERE ARE SOME
IRREGULARITIES VERSUS A SUSPICION THAT THESE THINGS
ARE OCCURRING AND I WOULD
SUGGEST YOU USE THIS AS AN ANALYSIS WE
ALL DO OUR ANNUAL TAXES EACH YEAR WHO WANT TO HAVE THE TAXES
AUTOMATICALLY AUDIT AUDIT IT BECAUSE YOUR
NEIGHBOR SUSPECT SOMETHING WRONG WITHOUT ANY PROVED SO
THOSE TYPE OF THINGS AND LEFT THERE ARE SOME GROUND FOR THAT IN THE END THEY
GOING TO ASK YOU KNOW WHY ARE WE REQUESTING THIS AND YOU GOT
THE OUTLINE SOME STUFF FOR THEM TO LOOK FOR THEM TO MOVE FORWARD
ON OF SOMETHING LIKE THIS IF SO IF THE TRINITY AND IN
AND I DID SECOND THAT MOTION BUT WHEN SHE
MADE IT AND I JUST WANT TO CLEAR LANGUAGE I DON’T THINK SHE
CONVINCED ME SHE DIDN’T REQUEST THAT I WITHDRAW THE
SECOND AFTER LISTENING TO HER I OWN MY OWN DECIDED TO HER
DROVE THE SECOND TO ALLOW HER THE OPPORTUNITY TO REVIEW THE
PROCUREMENT PROCEDURES AND SEE IF THERE’S ANYTHING THAT WE NEED
THAT WOULD SHOW A RED FLAG THAT WE NEED TO MOVE THIS TO HER HIRING
AUDIT TYPE OF A REVIEW AND THAT WAS MY RUSSIAN THEY’LL KEEP DOWN
SOME OF THE CONFUSION CUZ THAT’S ALL THAT TALK ABOUT
SOMETHING IS WRONG IF YOU ALL CHOSE TO DO THAT I WOULD
NOT BE ABLE TO UNDERSTAND THIS AND I’M JUST SAYING THIS
BECAUSE I THINK IT WAS OUT I THINK IT WAS TAKE AWAY SOME OF THE GOSSIPING
IF WE WERE TO GET JUST AN OUTSIDE PERSON TO DO IT NO
ONE THAT’S ON EITHER SIDE JUST
LET THEM DO IT LET THEM DO THEIR JOB
AND BRING THE REPORT BACK I MEANT YOU’RE JUST SAYING
SOMETHING WRONG BECAUSE WHEN YOU DO THAT IT’S CALLED PAYING
SOMEBODY AND WHAT WE DON’T WANT TO DO THAT AT LEAST NOT
INTERFERE WITH BOTH SO WHAT I’M SAYING IS THE ONE WE’VE ALREADY GOT A
DIRECTIVE ON THIS ALLOW THE CITY ATTORNEY TO FINISH THE
DIRECTIVE GOING TO FIND SOMEONE OUTSIDE TO READ SOME PROCUREMENT
DOCUMENTS WHEN YOU HAVE A QUALIFIED TO YOUR
ETERNITY I CAN READ THOSE DOCUMENTS AND COME BACK AND SAY
HEY WE NEED TO CHANGE LANGUAGE DO I CHANGE
LANGUAGE IS THERE IN OUR PROCUREMENT POLICY OR PRACTICE
IS YOU KNOW LET’S GO WITH WHAT WAS ALREADY PROVIDE AS A
DIRECTOR IN THE LAST COMMISSION MEETING AND IF THERE’S ANYTHING
THAT NEEDS TO BE CHANGED I THINK WE HAVE A COMPETENT ATTORNEY THAT’S DONE THIS WITH
30 YEARS THAT’LL PROVIDE THAT NO DOUBT IT WASN’T NOT SHE’S
CONFIDENT OR NOT ONLY THING I’M SAYING JUST FOR THE PUBLIC JUST
FOR THE CITIZENS JUST TO BRING DOWN SOME OF THE HYPE AND SOME
OF THE QUESTIONS I FEEL AS THOUGH IS NOTHING WRONG WITH US GOING
OUT GETTING AN OUTSIDE PERSON TO GO AND DO THE AND DO THIS
INFORMATION AND BRING IT BACK SO THAT WE CAN GET A LOT OF
THESE PEOPLE JUST JUST JUST PUT IT OUT THERE IS TRANSPARENT A LITTLE AND LET
THEM SEE IS NOTHING GOING ON IN AND MOVE FORWARD I JUST DOES IT FOR FREE IN THE
DAWN FOR FREE NOW YES ARE YOU MA’AM AND MISSED A CALL THAT I
UNDERSTAND YOUR QUESTION OF GETTING YOUR GETTING THE REPORT
BUT YOU KNOW YOU CAN WALK ALSO RIGHT INSIDE CITY HALL AND GET
THOSE SAME REPORTS THAT YOU WERE YOU WERE LOOKING FOR SO
WAITING HERE PLEASE MR. PLEASE YOU CAN MISS
IT, YOU CAN GET THOSE REPORT AND AND RIGHT AT FROM THE CITY
OF FINANCIAL PERSON ALSO THE I THINK AT THE LAST
COMMISSION MEETING REAL I WAS TOO LONG CUZ I KNOW WE HAD TWO
COMMISSIONERS OUT WHEN WE SAY AND WHY WASN’T AND YOU ACTED WHY
WASN’T CHANGED FROM THAT BECAUSE THAT WAS THE MAJORITY AT
THE TIME CUZ THERE WAS TWO THERE WAS THE MAJORITY HERE ON THE ON
THE DIET BUT AS FAR AS THE OUTSIDE OR WHAT ARE WE
LOOKING FOR WHAT ARE WE LOOKING
FOR WE LEAVE FOR YEARS THE CITY WE
GOING ON WHICH SHOULD HAVE BEEN AUDITED IT WASN’T ON IT SO WHAT
ARE WE LOOKING FOR NOW AND WHY NOT IT’S
ALL WRONG BUT WHY NOT LET ME ON A JACK WE HAVE PALANTIR
PROCEDURES WE DON’T HAVE A MOTION ON THE FLOOR WE DON’T
HAVE A SECOND THIS IS NOT A GENDER ITEM UNTIL WE RECEIVE A PROMOTION AND A
SECOND THIS CONVERSATION NEED TO END NOW IF YOU WANT TO PUT IT
ON THE AGENDA FOR THE NEXT MEETING OR SOMEONE WANT TO MAKE
A MOTION WE CAN MOVE FORWARD THAT’S THE REASON YOU HAVE A
MOTION IN A CIRCLE K I MAKE A MOTION THAT WE HAVE SEE
IG IF THEY WILL COME IN AND DO THIS FOR FREE AND THEN WE
DON’T HAVE TO WORRY ABOUT IT AFTER THAT IT’S EITHER YES OR NO
AND IT’S DONE I II KAY’S BEEN A MOTION TO BUY
COMMISSIONER BOHLEN AND PROPERLY FALCON BY COMMISSION
AKIL TO HAVE THE IG DO AN INDEPENDENT ARTIST OF OUR
FUTURE PROCEDURES COUPLE QUESTIONS SHARON ARE YOU READY YES I HAVE
A QUESTION WHEN THE OBJECT CAME IN IN THE REPORTS SURFACED ABOUT
A MONTH AGO DID IT A DID IT DID THE IG OR
DID NOT DID NOT REQUEST DOCUMENTS CONCERNING OUR
PROCUREMENT THAT’S MY FIRST QUESTION MY SECOND QUESTION IS
IT A REVIEW OF THE PROCUREMENT PROCEDURE OR IS THE CONCERN OF
THE CITIZENS FOR A NOD BIG BECAUSE OF THE IG COMES IN
AND JUST LOOK AT OUR PROCUREMENT PROCEDURES THOSE ARE
THAT THAT’S JUST PROCESSED ON PAPER BUT IF WE’RE LOOKING AT IT
AUDITING AND LOOKING AT OUR FINANCIAL RECORDS WONDERING WHAT
WHATEVER YOU BECAUSE YOU YOUR TIME AT PROCUREMENT
PROCEDURE AND THAT WILL THE IG LOOK INTO DOING AUDITING
SERVICES IN TERMS OF HIGHWAY I MEAN I’M AT A POINT LIKE NOW AND I’M LIKE
THE CITY ATTORNEY IF THAT’S THE PLEASURE OF THE
CITIZEN WE WORK FOR THEM DO IT AND IT IF IT AIN’T IF NOTHING
WRONG THEN THERE’S NOTHING WRONG BUT AT THE SAME TIME I THINK WE
SHOULD DO A JOB TODAY PLEASE COMMISSIONERS COMMISSIONER
IDENTIFY THAT YOU HAVE A QUESTION TO THE CHAIR AND
WE’LL BUILD KNOWLEDGE OR IN
REFERENCE TO OUR CITY ATTORNEY NOT BEING
COMPETENT ABOUT DOING THESE DOING THESE MATTERS BUT IT’S SO
OBVIOUS COME ON COME ON COME ON COMMISSIONERS SEE THIS IS THE
STUFF WE GOT TO FACE IT’S SO OBVIOUS A LOT OF THE CITIZENS
HAVE SOME ISSUES AND I THINK IN ORDER TO ADDRESS
THOSE ISSUES WE NEED TO GO AHEAD
LET WHOMEVER DO I GEO WHOEVER IT MAY
BE CLEAR THIS UP AND LET’S GET OUT THERE AND SO
WE CAN STOP SOME OF THE SOME OF THE GOSSIP OR SOMETHING WHATEVER
IT IS WHATEVER IT MAYBE THIS IS JUST TRANSPASS IN
MY THING IS WHY NOT WHAT’S WRONG WITH THAT ANYTHING ELSE ON THE OTHER SIDE
WE WILL WANT THIS SO WHY NOT I DON’T THINK SHE’LL MAKE IT
ANYTHING WRONG WITH IT. IT’S OBVIOUSLY WE DON’T WANT THAT WE
DON’T WANT ANYBODY UP HERE WE WANT TO GET SOMEONE THAT’S NOT
FROM YOU KNOW THAT’S NOT WHAT WORD AM I TRYING TO USE
THAT’S NOT AND ALLOW THEM TO DO IT AND LET’S MOVE FORWARD I MEAN
I JUST THINK IT’S JUST MORE THAN FARE WELL WHEN YOU
THINK ABOUT THAT COMMISSIONER HILL AND WE’RE SITTING HERE AND
WE’RE SUPPOSED TO BE FOR THE COMMISSIONER DO I THINK
COMMISSION IS THE ONLY PEOPLE WHO ARE ALLOWED TO DISCUSS SO IF I COULD I AGREE WITH
COMMISSIONER HILL AND AND I UNDERSTAND THE CONCERNS OF OF
COMMISSIONER MARVIN AND COMMISSIONER EVERETT BUT AT THE
SAME TIME AT THE END OF THE DAY IF THERE’S NOTHING WRONG THEN WE
HAVE THE RIGHT THEN TO GO BACK LIKE I SAID AND SAY
HEY IS IT THEY CAME IN THEY LOOKED IT UP IF I’M A VERY WELL
CERTIFIED OFF OF MY CONCERNS MY ONLY QUESTION WHICH WAS NOT
ANSWERED HE IS WILL THE IG PROVIDE AUDITING SERVICES OR
WHAT THEY JUST LOOK AT THE PROCUREMENT PROCESS THIS
MOTION WOULD HAVE THEM LOOK AT THE PROCUREMENT PROCEDURE AND TO
ANSWER YOUR ADDITIONAL QUESTION WHEN THEY DID THEIR
FIRST INVESTIGATION THAT I ACTUALLY INITIATED THEY ALSO
LOOK THAT THE PROCUREMENT PROCESS DURING THAT TIME AGAIN
WHAT ACCIDENT I NEED TO DO SOMETHING THAT THERE IS NO
EVIDENCE OF ANY WRONGDOING OR IRREGULARITIES AND ALSO YOU HAVE
A SITTER TRINITY WHO’S KNOWLEDGEABLE TO GIVE US THAT
INFORMATION AND LEFT LOOK AT THAT FIRST YOU BRINGING IT’S OUR
CHOICE BUT WE’RE BRINGING BAD PRESS ON OUR SELF OR NO OTHER REASON OTHER THAN WE HAVE
SUSPICIOUS OR CONCERNED CITIZEN WHO’S CONCERNED ABOUT THE
PROCEDURE AND THEY HAVEN’T ADDRESS ONE IS SURE IN THE MOST
IMPORTANT ISSUES IS WHAT IS THE RED FLAG AND OUR PROCUREMENT
PROCESS WITH A VENDOR BASICALLY TIES
THAT PROCESS FIELDS ARE WE DOING IT IN A FAIR AND EQUITABLE
MANNER AWARE WARD AND CONTRACT TO QUALIFY IN THE
VISION WHAT IS A PROCESS FOR DOING THAT I SHOULD HAVE TURNED
IT CAN GIVE US THAT INFORMATION SO TO
BRING NEGATIVE PRESS TO A COMMUNITY THAT UNWARRANTED
IS MY CONCERN LET ME SEE THIS MR. MAD BECAUSE I DON’T WANT TO
BE ACCUSED OF BEING AN APOLOGIST FOR ANYONE ON THIS
DAY LET ME SAY THIS ME I REALLY DON’T AGREE WITH
INVITING BAD PRESS TO THE CITY BUT MY OTHER POINT IS THIS IF
THERE IS ABOVEBOARD DEALINGS IN OUR CITY THEN IT SHOULD NOT BE A FIGHT OR
RESISTANCE IF THAT’S WHAT THEY WANT A MEAN THAT’S WHAT
THEIR REQUEST AND THEY ELECTED US UP HERE AND THAT’S WHAT THEY
REALLY WANT THEN DO IT IN ADDITIONAL
QUESTION I KNOW YOU READY FOR THE VOTE ROLL CALL MADAM CLERK COMMISSIONER BOHLEN THE MOTION IS TO HAVE THE IG
REVIEW PROCUREMENT PROCESS MOTION WAS MADE BY COMMISSIONER
BOHLEN AND SECOND FIRE COMMISSIONER HILL DO YOU THINK IT WOULD BE BETTER
IF I CHANGED IT TO PROCUREMENT PROCEDURE AND AUDIT AND THEN
THAT WAY WHATEVER IT IS IT’S COVERS EVERYTHING AND IF HE CAN
DO IT HE CAN DO IT IF HE’LL PELLETS RIGHT AGAIN WE NEED TO
OUTLINE THE REASON BEHIND DO WHEN YOU WHEN YOU GIVE THIS
INFORMATION TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL YOU HAVE TO OUTLINE AND
REASON BEHIND YOUR REQUEST SO I’M JUST HAVING A KEEP THAT IN
MIND THIS IS NOT A CONVERSATION BETWEEN THE AUDIENCE AND MYSELF I’M JUST SAYING I’M NOT TALKIN
TO YOU SPECIFICALLY YOU’RE OUT OF ORDER MA’AM THANK
YOU SO OKAY WE GOT A MOTION AND A
SECOND ON THE FLOOR TO HAVE THE INTERNAL GENERAL DO
A REVIEW OF OUR PROCUREMENT PROCESS IF YOU WANT A MANUAL MOTION DOES
THE SECOND HAVE TO BE WITHDRAWN AT THIS TIME OR CAN
THE COMMISSIONER WHO MADE THE MOTION AMENDMENT WITH THE
SECOND IF SHE AGREES YOU DON’T HAVE TO GO
THROUGH TO MAKE IT AS A SUBSTITUTE MOTION IT IS THE
MISSION OF MAKING STEAK IN DEGREES LAUNDRY IN IN IN THE VOTING
RIGHT BECAUSE WHAT I THINK THEY’RE GOING TO PROBABLY THINK IT MEANS GOING
BACK THROUGH PROCUREMENT I DON’T KNOW THAT YOU HAVE MAYBE
FOR SOME. OF TIME OR SOMETHING I DON’T KNOW YOU KNOW
IT. IT IS DIFFERENT FROM OBVIOUSLY A TO REVIEW A PROCESS
IS COMPLETELY DIFFERENT SO IF YOU INCLUDE THAT YOU’RE REALLY YOU KNOW BEING EXPENSIVE IN A
WAY THAT MAY NOT BE WHAT YOU WANTED SO I JUST THROW IT OUT
THERE JUST BEFORE YOU VOTE SO YOU CAN CONSIDER IT I THINK I’M
FINE WITH THAT CLEARING UP THE AIR I’M FINE WITH THAT AS
CLEAR IT UP THAT’S ALL I’M SAYING I GOT
HERE. ALL RIGHT I THINK WE HAVE A
PROBLEM MOTION AND A SECOND TO HAVE THE IG LOOK AT OUR
PROCUREMENT PROCESS AND ALSO CONDUCT AN AUDIT SENSAMOTION WAS AMENDED A CALL FOR QUESTIONS
AT THIS TIME HER NONE OF YOU READY FOR VOTE ROLL CALL MELON CLERK COMMISSIONER EVERETT YES VICE MAYOR MURVIN MAYOR BABBS K MOTION PASSED BY MAJORITY 3 TO
VOTE IN LESS THAN A YEAR AGO WE GOT TO MOVE ON, MOVE ON
FLOWERS AND GIVE YOU THE INFORMATION WE NEED TO MOVE
ON WE’RE STILL AT THE COMMENTS CONCERNS OF THE CITY
COMMISSION COMMISSION TO KILL ARE YOU COMMISSION THAT NIGHT. I’M SORRY
COMMISSIONER BODEN I WAS JUST WONDERING ARE WE GOING TO
SET A DATE FOR THE BUDGET WORKSHOP THEY ALREADY SAID WEDNESDAY THE
FIRST ONE IS JULY 22ND I CAN’T REMEMBER THE THE ONE FOR AUGUST
AS OF YET JULY 22ND WHAT TIME TO BE THERE
AT ABOUT 6 SO ON MONDAY IRAN AND HAVE WE STARTED TO ADVERTISE
FOR THE CITY ATTORNEY OKAY AND ARE WE ADVERTISE ON
SOMEPLACE OTHER THAN THE PALM BEACH POST GOES OUT IN THE
HISPANIC NEWSPAPER SOME OF THOSE VENUES THAT YOU WANT IT
THEY DON’T ACCEPT THEY DON’T ACCEPT PROPOSALS ARE OUR ALLIES ARE A PIECE YOU
CAN PUT OUT A JOB ANNOUNCEMENT THEY DON’T TAKE DOCUMENTS A
PROPOSAL TO LEAVE US IF HE DOESN’T DO IT OBVIOUSLY THE CITY
DOESN’T DO IT BUT WE CAN’T ADVERTISE IT AS A REGULAR JOB
BUT NOT AS A PROPOSAL ON JOB SITES YOU DON’T TAKE THOSE
DOCUMENTS AND SUCH AND WE ASKED THEM THEY ACTUALLY ASKED ME AND
NO PALM BEACH LEAGUE OF CITIES CAN WE DO IT AT SAID NO THEY
DON’T LIKE THAT BUT NO WE CAN PUT IT OUT MORE AND SUBSEQUENTLY
WE ROBERTS HAS IT ALREADY I’LL WAIT 30 DAYS GOING TO
ADVERTISE IT AGAIN AND I’LL WAIT ANOTHER PROBABLY 30 DAYS IN
ADVERTISING FOR MORE TIME BECAUSE THEY HAVE 90 DAYS FOR
RESPONSE I’M LOOKING LOOKING AT OR
SOMETHING LIKE THAT WHICH IS A MAJOR GOVERNMENT RESOURCE FOR
OKAY WE’RE GOING TO PUT IT ON THERE FOR ABOUT A MONTH FOR
THIRTY DAYS IT’S ABOUT 4995 FOR THAT $49.95 I KNOW THAT WHEN I WAS I TALKED
ABOUT IT AFTER I FIRST GOT ELECTED BUT I WAS DOWN THERE
AGAIN AND THOSE SIDEWALKS DOWN THERE ON RICKY JACKSON BOULEVARD
PALM COCONUT DOWN IN THERE DO WE ALL KNOW SIDEWALKS THOSE THINGS ARE ATROCIOUS I
MEAN THEY’RE PROBABLY THE WORST IN THE CITY CAN WE GET SOMEBODY DOWN THERE
TO DO SOME REPAIRS ON THEM THAT’S THE NEXT STEP INSERT ICE
PROJECT IS MLK AND SIDEWALKS AS I MENTIONED PREVIOUSLY SO WHAT
WE’RE DOING IS WHERE I SLEEP GOING THROUGH THE CITY IDENTIFY
THE AREAS WHERE THE SIDEWALKS NEED TO BE REPAIRED AND THEN THAT’LL BE ON
THE LIST FOR THIS PHONE OR REPAIRS FOR SHOWTIMES DOGS MORE
LIKELY YOU LET THE FUN DO IT UP A LITTLE BIT THANK YOU THAT’S GOOD THANK YOU, I’M SORRY
ONE MORE THING MEETING LAST NIGHT AND REPRESENTED TINA
POLSKY SENT US A LETTER AND I’M SURE PROBABLY ALL OF Y’ALL GOT
IT BUT IT DOES REFERENCE WHAT’S GOING ON IN TIME BOCA MIDDLE
HIGH SCHOOL SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL AND
SHE’S ASKING MR. FIND A WAY TO IMMEDIATE HAVE IMMEDIATE
ATTENTION BY THE DISTRICT AS FAR AS THE ISSUES AND THE SCHOOL
WITH AIR CONDITIONING MOLD ROOF LEAKS RUSTY DOORS
RAILING DAMAGE WINDOWS AND SHE MADE A GREAT POINT THAT SAYS IT’S MUCH EASIER TO
REPAIR IT WHEN THE KIDS AREN’T THERE SO SHE’S ASKING THAT HE’LL
GET AHEAD AND GO AHEAD AND GET THAT DONE QUICK WITH
MORE THAN ONE SCHOOL YEAR THERE ARE OKAY THANK YOU COMMISSIONER BEFORE I
MOVE ON THAT JUST WANT TO REMIND THE CITY COMMISSION THAT
THE POLK HOUSING AUTHORITY THAT HAVE A VACANCY ON THEIR BOARD
THAT WE MAY NEED TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT SO ACTUALLY CLERK
TO MAKE SURE THAT THAT INCLUDE THAT IS INCLUDED ON APPLICATION SO WE CAN MAKE SOME
TYPE OF RECOMMENDATION HOPEFULLY BY NEXT CITY
COMMISSION MEETING IN ADDITION TO THAT THEY HAVE REQUESTED THAT
BEFORE WE ACTUALLY APPOINT SOMEONE EVER CURTIS SAID CUZ WE
KIND OF LET THEM KNOW WHO WE ARE CONSIDERING SO THAT THERE’S
NO CONFLICT OF INTEREST THEY CAN
KIND OF TELL US WELL YOU KNOW THIS INDIVIDUAL THIS IS A
CONFLICT IN THIS IS THE REASON WHY BEFORE WHERE I CAN MAKE THE
APPOINTMENT OF THAT PIECE FOR CONSIDERATION AND NOW WE MOVED
TO COMMISSIONER EVERETT COMMENTS AND CONCERNS AND BENJAMIN CAN YOU STAND SOME JUST WANT TO WELCOME MY SON TO
THE COMMUNITY YOU DON’T LOOK LIKE YOU THANK
YOU THANK YOU MITCH AND TRUST ME I KNOW HE’S MINE I JUST WANT TO SQUASH IN THE
ROOM VICE MAYOR ERIC THAT’S IT FOR
YOUR COMMENTS COMMISSIONER EVERETT THANK YOU SIR I JUST HAVE AN ANNOUNCEMENT THAT
I CAN JOIN US FOR A VERY FIRST BUSINESS MIXER WHICH IS
FRIDAY JUNE 28TH 2019 I THINK THEY PUT FLYERS ON THE BACK THIS
FRIDAY FROM 6:30 TO 10 AND IF SO WHAT THEY’RE DOING IS JUST
TRYING TO GET ALL THE BUSINESS PUBLICITY OUT IN
THE COMMUNITY FOR THE DOOR LIKE TO BUSINESSES A MONTH PUT AN EGG IN THE COMMUNITY COME
OUT THERE HAVE AN EVENING FILLED WITH SHARON DISPOSAL
BUSINESS GROWTH IDEAS FOR ALL RELAXATION SOUNDS FOR SMOOTH
JAZZ R&B SOUL AND CLASSICAL MUSIC THE WHOLE TODAY I’VE EVER
OWNED THE TOWN CENTER CAFE HERE IN THE CITY OF POKE THE REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED THEY
WILL HAVE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES BUT YOU HAVE TO PAY
FOR THOSE ON YOUR OWN CASUAL RELAXING ATTIRE FOR FIRST THEY
DO HAVE FIRES ON THE SIDE ON THE BACK TABLE AND GOODNIGHT THANK YOU MIDNA TURN THANK YOU

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