INVOCATION William Dehart, Polk County Fire Rescue Chaplain PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE (GEORGE LINDSEY, CHAIR)
A.1. Katie Hayes, Executive Director, Keep Polk County Beautiful, Inc., to present the 2022-2023 Clean It Up to Green It Up Program and 2023-2024 proposed work plan.
D.1. Approve Consent Agenda.
E.2. Minutes of Regular Board meeting held on August 22, 2023.
G.1. Approve the release of a warranty and surety in the amount of $150,796.26 in the form of Maintenance Bond No. 70NGP185125 for Willow Ridge. (No fiscal impact)
G.2. Adopt resolution designating Polk County’s website as the publicly accessible website for publication of legal notices and advertisements.
H.1. Approve Agreements associated with the Lake Marion Scrub project. Land Purchase agreement with Lake Marion Preserve, LLC, Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Conservation Florida, for funding assistance in the amount of $1,654,397.52 and a Grant Agreement - Real Estate Assist with The Nature Conservancy to reimburse the County up to $1,500,000.00. (Fiscal Impact $5,925,602.48 onetime costs and $3,154,397.52 onetime revenue)
H.2. Approve construction contract with Carr & Collier, Inc. for the Ernie Caldwell Blvd Water Main Improvements Phase 1 project $2,915,538.15 one-time expense from American Rescue Plan Funds)
H.3. Approve an Interlocal Agreement with the City of Bartow for Tourist Development Tax Funding for design, engineering, and construction of the Bartow Softball Complex. ($2,895,650 one-time expense)
H.4. Approve the Second Amendment to the Contract with The Haley Center, Inc. to provide primary and specialty care services to eligible low-income county residents. (total amount not to exceed $476,410 annually)
H.5. Approve the Contract with Winter Haven Hospital, Inc. for uncompensated inpatient psychiatric services. (Not to exceed $200,000 annually).
I.1. Commissioner Wilson Comments.
J.1. Commissioner Braswell Comments.
K.1. Appoint Diana Welsh as a Member (Seat 5) of the Polk County Historical Commission, for the three-year term, October 1, 2023 through September 30, 2026.
K.2. Commissioner Santiago Comments.
L.1. Reappoint Darla Bridges Short to serve as a Member (Seat 6) of the Polk County Historical Commission, for the three-year term, October 1, 2023 through September 30, 2026.
L.2. Commissioner Combee Comments.
M.1. Appoint James M. Denham as a member (Seat 7) of the Polk County Historical Commission, for the three-year term, October 1, 2023 through September 30, 2026.
M.2. Chair Lindsey Comments.
* County Attorney opening comments
O.1. Public Hearing (LDCT-2023-10 NACX Car Wash) (Adoption Hearing) to consider the adoption of an applicant-initiated Land Development Code text amendment.
P.1. Public Hearing (LDCDD-2023-2 Amendment / North Power Line Road CDD Scrivener’s Error) to consider the adoption of an applicant-initiated ordinance to amend an existing Community Development District (CDD) ordinance in the unincorporated area of the County and city of Davenport.