352-463-4093 katrina.pace@fdacs.gov

Meeting Dates

November 17,2020

December 15, 2020

January 19, 2021

February 16, 2021

March 16, 2021

April 20, 2021

May 18, 2021

June 15, 2021

July 20, 2021

August 17, 2021

September 21, 2021

October 19, 2021

November 16, 2021

December 21, 2021

January 18, 2022

February 15, 2022

March 15, 2022

April 19, 2022

May 17, 2022

June21, 2022

July 19, 2022

August 16, 2022

September 20, 2022

 

November 16,2021

September 21, 2021

The Gilchrist Soil & Water Conservation District (GSWCD) held a regularly scheduled monthly meeting on September 21, 2021 with the following Supervisors in attendance: Jeff Reed Chairperson, Jack Cook Co-Chairperson, Tommy Jones Supervisor, Brett Crawford Supervisor, Joe Vaughn FWCC, Technicians Jason Duval and Scott Tucker and Katrina Pace Administrator.

I. Meeting called Order: Chairperson Jeff Reed called the meeting to order at 6:08 pm.
II. Approval of Minutes – Supervisor Crawford motioned to file, seconded by Supervisor Cook, all approved.
III. Approval of Financials – Supervisor Crawford motioned to approve, seconded by Supervisor Jones.

IV. Partners Report
V. FDACS – Not in attendance
VI.
NRCS – No one in attendance but the sent their Activity Report (see attachment).

SRWMD – Not in attendance
AFCD – Not in attendance

V. Staff Reports
Administrator-Katrina Pace
Gave a report on the AFCD Annual Meeting. Our Speech Contestant Carleigh Newsom won the contest. We had two Poster Contestants to win they were Laina Teague and Linden Teague.

Conservation Tech- Jason Duval and Scott Tucker reported they are working on Cost Share and IV’s

VI. Old Business
a. Signs – Tabled
b. Caps – Tabled

 

VII. New Business

a. Administrator remined the board our Local Working Group Meeting will be November 16, 2021.
b. Scott Tucker and Jason Duval will go wash the signs and report how many need to be replaced.
c. Insurance reimbursement checks will be written monthly.

 

 

 

 

 

Dates to Remember

1. OAWP Stakeholders Annual Meeting October 28th will be held virtually.
2. Land Judging
3. Speech & Poster Contest
4. Stewardship Banquet April 19th (Otter Springs & Cowboyz Catering) Marvin

 

 

 

 

 

VIII. Announcements/Adjourn Supervisor Crawford made a motion to adjourn at 6:41 pm, Supervisor Cook 2nd, all approved
Next regular Scheduled meeting will be held on Tuesday October 19, 2021 at Gilchrist SWCD Office Trenton, FL.

 

 

Gilchrist Soil and Water Conservation District
729 East Wade Street
Trenton, FL 32693
Tuesday, September 21, 2021

MINUTES

 

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August 17, 2021

he Gilchrist Soil & Water Conservation District (GSWCD) held a regularly scheduled monthly meeting on August 17, 2021 with the following Supervisors in attendance: Jeff Reed Chairperson, Jack Cook Co-Chairperson, Brett Crawford Supervisor, Tommy Jones Supervisor on phone, Darrell Smith County Commissioner, Jason Duval Tech on phone, Scott Tucker Tech, Ray Ann Lackhee NRCS, Barton Wilder FDACS, Katrina Pace Administrator, FDACS Visitors Chris Denmark and Clegg Hooks.

I. Meeting called to Order: Chairperson Jeff Reed called the meeting to order at 6:04 pm.
II. Approval of Minutes – Supervisor Crawford motioned to file, seconded by Supervisor Cook, all approved.
III. Approval of Financials – Supervisor Crawford motioned to approve, seconded by Supervisor Cook, all approved.

IV. Partners Report
V. FDACS – Barton Wilder Staff will need to include additional documentation when submitting IVs. Staff training will be held the week of September 13th. OAWP Stakeholders Annual Meeting will be Held virtually on October 28th. If a producer has a corporation or LLC and wants to be reimbursed for cost-share, the business must be added to enrollment and cost-share application, W-9, RFR and proof of payment must all be in the business name.

VI.
NRCS – RayAnn Lackhee reported See Attachment

SRWMD – Not in attendance

AFCD – Not in attendance

V. Staff Reports
VI. District Staff Report nothing to report

Conservation Tech- Jason Duval reported that the Tech’s are doing IV’s.

VII. Old Business
Quotes for Caps
Stewardship Banquet Moved from September 21st to April 19th.

 

VIII. New Business

1. Changes in Jason Duval’s position he will help Matt down south. Katina will no longer do Cost Share Invoice’s for FDACS due to policy change but will continue to do Tech Invoice’s and will receive more FDACS work.
2. Local Working Group Meeting will be November 16, 2021.
3. Supervisor Crawford made a motion for Katrina to get quotes on Gilchrist SWCD signs Supervisor Cook 2nd, and all approved.
4. Supervisor Crawford made a motion to pay registration for AFCD Annual Meeting supervisor Cook 2nd and all approved.
5. Supervisor Cook made a motion to reimburse each employee for the Gilchrist SWCD $116.39 per month due to health insurance increase supervisor Crawford 2nd and all approved.

 

 

 

 

Dates to Remember

1. AFCD Annual Meeting September 8th – 10th in Daytona Beach.
2. Stewardship Banquet April 19th at Otter Springs and Cowboyz Catering.

 

 

 

IX. Announcements/Adjourn Supervisor Crawford made a motion to adjourn at 7:30pm, Supervisor Cook 2nd, all approved
Next regular Scheduled meeting will be held on September 21, 2021 at Gilchrist SWCD Office Trenton, Florida.

 

Gilchrist Soil and Water Conservation District
Monthly Meeting at Gilchrist SWCD Office
729 East Wade Street
Trenton, Florida 32693
Tuesday, August 17, 2021

MINUTES

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June 15,2021

The Gilchrist Soil & Water Conservation District (GSWCD) held a regularly scheduled monthly meeting on June 15, 2021 with the following Supervisors in attendance: Jack Cook Co-Chairperson, Tommy Jones Supervisor, Brett Crawford Supervisor, Myles Langford Supervisor, Darrell Smith County Commissioner, Jason Duval Tech, Barton Wilder FDACS and Katrina Pace Administrator.

I. Meeting called to Order: Co- Chairperson Jack Cook called the meeting to order at 6:14 pm.
II. Approval of Minutes – Supervisor Crawford motioned to file, seconded by Supervisor Jones, all approved.
III. Approval of Financials – Supervisor Crawford motioned to approve, seconded by Supervisor Jones, all approved.

IV. Partners Report
V. FDACS – Barton Wilder Tallahassee is conducting close-out for the fiscal year and will not be processing cost-share reimbursements. Soil and Water Conservation Districts can pay producers but will not receive reimbursements until July 1st. The lease for the Trenton office was approved by OAWP Director and submitted to FDACS. IFAS Pastures and Forages Field Day will be held on July 22 at Santa Fe River Ranch. In the past the SWCD has sponsored a booth so that field staff and technicians can promote the BMP Program.

VI.
NRCS – Amy Smith reported See Attachment

SRWMD – Not in attendance

AFCD – Not in attendance

V. Staff Reports- Nothing to report

 

Conservation Tech- Jason Duval reported that the Tech’s are doing IV’s.

VI. Old Business
Caps- get quotes

 

VII. New Business

1. Supervisor Crawford made a motion to pay gas mileage for our Speech Contestant, Supervisor Jones 2nd, and all approved.
2. Supervisor Crawford mad a motion to have steaks for Stewardship Banquet, Supervisor Langford 2nd and all approved.
3. Supervisor Crawford made a motion to send $150.00 for Sponsorship to Annual Livestock & Forages Field Day, Supervisor Jones 2nd, and all approved.

 

 

 

 

Dates to Remember

1. AFCD Annual Meeting September 8th – 10th in Daytona Beach.
2. Stewardship Banquet Sept.21st at Otter Springs and Cowboyz Catering.

 

 

 

VIII. Announcements/Adjourn Supervisor Crawford made a motion to adjourn at 6:44pm, Supervisor Jones 2nd, all approved
Next regular Scheduled meeting will be held on September 21, 2021 at Gilchrist SWCD Office Trenton, Florida.

 

Gilchrist Soil and Water Conservation District
Monthly Meeting at Gilchrist SWCD Office
729 East Wade Street
Trenton, Florida 32693
Tuesday, June 15, 2021

MINUTES

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April 20, 2021

The Gilchrist Soil & Water Conservation District (GSWCD) held a regularly scheduled monthly meeting on April 20, 2021 with the following Supervisors in attendance: Jeff Reed Chairperson, Jack Cook Co-Chairperson, Brett Crawford Supervisor, Myles Langford Supervisor, Darrell Smith County Commissioner, Amy Smith NRCS, Joe Mackenzie Forestry, Katrina Pace Administrator, Jason Duval Private Citizen, and Barton Wilder Private Citizen on Phone.

I. Meeting called Order: Chairperson Jeff Reed called the meeting to order at 6:10 pm.
II. Approval of Minutes – Supervisor Crawford motioned to file, seconded by Supervisor Cook, all approved.
III. Approval of Financials – Supervisor Crawford motioned to approve, seconded by Supervisor Langford all approved.

IV. Partners Report
V. FDACS – Barton Wilder Said the Contracts will be executed in May. The Department of Financial Services is requiring a potential project list in order to receive advance money for FY2021-22. OAWP Has a new Deputy Director. GSWCD’s grant application through the Southeast Aquatic Resources Partnership (SARP)was not approved. If the district is interested, they can reapply in the fall.

VI.
NRCS – Amy Smith went over Florida Local Working Group Survey. Amy also gave the USDA report.

SRWMD – Not in attendance

AFCD – Not in attendance

V. Staff Reports
Administrator-Katrina Pace
Let the board know we have our new copy machine. AFCD gave Jason furniture for his office down south. We gave $100 to each Land Judging Team that went to state and paid for their lunch $270.35.
The Tri-County Fair Boosters we donated $1000.00. We gave Bell’s FFA $720 for their Chapter Steers and Trenton received $350 for their Chapter Hog and Goat.
We had three contestants in our Speech Contest all from Bell High School. Carleigh Newsom Winner, Bertha Sutterfield 2nd place and Kiara Cobb 3rd place.
Our Poster Contest Winners are Christain Fussell K-1, Linden Teague 4-6 and Laina Teague 10-12

Conservation Tech
Jason Duval talked about doing IV’s and Cost Share.

VI. Old Business

a. Caps

VII. New Business

a. We had two Scholarship applications but neither one will be attending an Ag related education.
b. Stewardship Banquet Tuesday September 3rd
c. Raise for the Technicians Supervisor Cook made a motion to wait on FDACS Supervisor Crawford 2nd, all approved.
d. Supervisor Cook made a motion pay for Katrina Pace room for the Area 2 meeting June 23rd and June 24th, Supervisor Langford 2nd and all approved.
e. Supervisor Cook made a motion to purchase more Rain Gauges, supervisor Crawford 2nd, all approved.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dates to Remember

1. Area 2 Meeting June 24th in Quincy, FL
2. AFCD Annual Meeting September 8th-10th – Plaza Resort and Spa, Daytona Beach

 

 

 

 

VIII. Announcements/Adjourn Supervisor Crawford made a motion to adjourn at 7:04 pm, Supervisor Cook 2nd, all approved
Next regular scheduled meeting will be held on Tuesday January l9,2021 at Gilchrist SWCD Trenton, Florida.

 

Gilchrist Soil and Water Conservation District
Monthly Meeting at Gilchrist SWCD Office
729 East Wade Street
Trenton, Florida 32693
Tuesday, April 20, 2021

MINUTES

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December 15, 2020

The Gilchrist Soil & Water Conservation District (GSWCD) held a regularly scheduled monthly meeting on December 15, 2020 with the following Supervisors in attendance: Jeff Reed Chairperson, Jack Cook Co-Chairperson, Tommy Jones Supervisor, Brett Crawford Supervisor, Kenrick Thomas County Commissioner, Joe Mackenzie Forestry, Katrina Pace Administrator, Jason Duval Private Citizen, and Barton Wilder Private Citizen on Phone.

I. Meeting called Order: Chairperson Jeff Reed called the meeting to order at 6:05 pm.
II. Approval of Minutes – Supervisor Jones motioned to file, seconded by Supervisor Cook, all approved.
III. Approval of Financials – Supervisor Crawford motioned to approve, seconded by Supervisor Jones, all approved.

IV. Partners Report
V. FDACS – Talked about 5M-1 Rule video for the public workshop. FDACS has released the Cost Share money that was on hold. An administrative challenge has been filed against the Land Acquisition Trust Fund. OAWP is expecting a determination from FDEP about BMPs for rural homesteads. All FDACS offices will be closed to the public through March 31, 2021.
VI.
NRCS – Amy Smith went over Florida Local Working Group Survey. Amy also gave the USDA report.

SRWMD – Not in attendance

AFCD – Not in attendance

V. Staff Reports
Administrator-Katrina Pace
Talked about this year’s Speech and Poster Contest. I told the board about the Sneeze Screens FDACS is providing our office. We had two winners at the state Poster Contest. We donated mulch to The Master Gardener’s for the Sheriff’s office. Reminded them of the Land Judging Contest that Dixie SWCD is hosting and will need our help on January 28th to set up and then on January 29th for the Land Judging.

Conservation Tech- Not in attendance
Jason Duval talked about doing IV’s and Cost Share.

VI. Old Business

VII. New Business

a. Supervisor Jones made a motion to pay $4,000.00 to the auditors Supervisor Crawford 2nd and all approved.
b. We discussed the Speech and Poster Contest for 2021.
c. Supervisor Crawford made a motion to accept the Budget for FY20-21, Supervisor Cook 2nd, all approve.
d. We discussed furniture for Jason’s Duval’s office in Brooksville. Commissioner Thomas is going to check on furniture with Gilchrist County Office.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dates to Remember

1. Prep for Land Judging Contest January 28th and the Contest is January 29th, 2021
2. Speech Contest speeches are due Wednesday February 4th and the Contest Tuesday February 9th @ 9am
3. Poster Contest Due Friday March 5th

 

 

 

 

VIII. Announcements/Adjourn Supervisor Crawford made a motion to adjourn at 7:04 pm, Supervisor Cook 2nd, all approved
Next regular scheduled meeting will be held on Tuesday January l9,2021 at Gilchrist SWCD Trenton, Florida.

 

Gilchrist Soil and Water Conservation District
Monthly Meeting at Gilchrist SWCD Office
729 East Wade Street
Trenton, Florida 32693
Tuesday, December 15, 2020

MINUTES

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September 21, 2021

I. Welcome-
II. Call to Order
III. Adoption of Minutes
IV. Budget Report
V. Partner Reports-

1. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

2. Natural Resource Conservation Service

3. Suwannee River Water Management District

VI. Staff Reports-

1. District Staff Report-

2. Conservation Technician Report

VII. 1. AFCD Executive Director

VIII. Old Business

1. Quote for Caps

 

IX. New Business

1. Local Working Group Meeting (November 16, 2021)

2. GSWCD Signs

3. AFCD Annual Meeting

4. CARES

5. Insurance Reimbursement (monthly or biweekly)

 

 

 

 

DATES TO REMEMBER

1. OAWP Stakeholders Annual Meeting October 28th it will be virtually.
2. Stewardship Banquet April 19thst (Otter Springs & Cowboyz Catering)

X. Announcements/Adjourn
Next regular scheduled meeting will be held on Tuesday October 19, 2021 at Gilchrist SWCD Trenton, Florida.

Gilchrist Soil and Water Conservation District
Monthly Meeting Gilchrist SWCD Office
729 East Wade Street
Trenton, Florida 32693
Tuesday September 21, 2021
6:00 PM
AGENDA

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August 17, 2021

I. Welcome-
II. Call to Order
III. Adoption of Minutes
IV. Budget Report
V. Partner Reports-

1. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

2. Natural Resource Conservation Service

3. Suwannee River Water Management District

VI. Staff Reports-

1. District Staff Report-

2. Conservation Technician Report

VII. 1. AFCD Executive Director

VIII. Old Business

1. Quote for Caps
2. Stewardship Banquet

IX. New Business

 

1. Changes with Jason Duval and Katrina Pace’s positions

2. Local Working Group Meeting (November 16, 2021)

3. GSWCD Signs

4. AFCD Annual Meeting

5. Change in Insurance & a pay raise (FDACS or GSWCD)

 

 

 

DATES TO REMEMBER

 

1. AFCD Annual Meeting September 8th – 10th in Daytona Beach.
2. Stewardship Banquet Sept. 21st (Otter Springs & Cowboyz Catering)

X. Announcements/Adjourn
Next regular scheduled meeting will be held on Tuesday September 21, 2021 at Gilchrist SWCD Trenton, Florida.

Gilchrist Soil and Water Conservation District
Monthly Meeting Gilchrist SWCD Office
729 East Wade Street
Trenton, Florida 32693
Tuesday August 17, 2021
6:00 PM
AGENDA

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