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Announcements

As the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), statewide leaders and local and state health officials continue to monitor the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19), the OSWCD is taking precautions to prevent the spread of infectious diseases. Starting March 23, the USDA Service Center will institute a locked-door policy. Please call 863.763.3619 if you need assistance. Rest assured, conservation planning, practice checkouts and cost share payments will continue to be processed.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is reminding customers to check on Service Center status before planning an in-person visit. USDA continues to evaluate the status of coronavirus transmission in the local communities and may limit or restrict access to specific offices to protect the health of employees and its customers. The current operational status of every Service Center status at https://www.farmers.gov/coronavirus/service-center-status.

The next scheduled board meeting will be on January 20, 2021 at 1:00 PM

FY21 Meeting Dates

Meetings are the third Wednesday of the month at 1:00 PM located at 1085 Pratt Blvd LaBelle, FL 33935.

October 21, 2020

November 18, 2020

December 2020 – No meeting scheduled

January 20, 202- Meeting Rescheduled for February 8th

February 17, 2021- Meeting Cancelled

March 17, 2021

April 21, 2021

May 19, 2021

June 16, 2021

July 2021 – No meeting scheduled

August 18, 2021-Time has been changed to 2:00 pm

September 15, 2021

Please check the “Announcements” section on the home page for any changes to these meeting dates.

FY20 Meeting Minutes

October 2019 – No Meeting Held


 

HENDRY SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
Post Office Box 248 LaBelle, Florida 33975
Minutes
November 21, 2019
The Hendry Soil and Water Conservation District Meeting was called to order at 1:10 p.m. on November 21, 2019 by Chairman Bruce Hendry. Meeting was held in the large conference room at the Dallas B. Townsend Agricultural Building at 1085 Pratt Blvd., LaBelle, Florida.
BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Chairman Bruce Hendry, Vice-Chairman Lisa Cleghorn, Supervisor Mabry McCray, Supervisor Ariel Avila
BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT: Supervisor Charles Conly
OTHERS PRESENT: Jeff Schmidt Assistant State Conservationist – Field Operations USDA NRCS , Noreen Berden HSWCD Program Manager, Bobby Holland Drone Operator
CALL TO ORDER
A. Minutes from September 26, 2019 were read and reviewed. Vice-Chairman Cleghorn motioned to accept as read, seconded by Supervisor McCray. Unanimous.
B. Financial reports were read and reviewed. Supervisor McCray motioned to accept as read, seconded by Vice-Chairman Cleghorn. Unanimous.
C. Mr. Schmidt discussed the issues that were presented to State Conservationist Russell Morgan and Regional Conservationist James Tillman at the meeting on October 7th. Specifically, the plan to catch up the backlog of engineering. Vice-Chairman Cleghorn asked about the Seminole and Miccosukee Tribe projects and was assured that Katlyn is the point of contact and is handling those contracts with cooperation from other staff.
OLD BUSINESS
A. Bobby Holland licensed drone operator went over the drone that has been purchased and the Districts plans to use it under the NACD grant to facilitate check outs on hard to reach areas.
B. Ms. Berden has put out over 350 lesson plans and poster boards in 4 Hendry County schools. LaBelle Elementary School is participating this year for the first time. There are approximately 60 books in the book barn, and it will be going to LES first and then to Upthegrove Elementary.
C. The Board reviewed the letter and signed it. Supervisor Conly was not present, the letter will not be sent until it has his signature.
NEW BUSINESS
A. The Board reviewed the local work group questions that will be used for ranking next year. Vice-Chairman Cleghorn would like the original questions to be added to the list to make sure that no revisions need to be made.
FDACS- (Florida Dept. of Ag.)- HSWCD Technician Roy Curry, Jr. – Ms. Berden went over the allocation list and the number of producers that had been assigned to Roy.
DC REPORT- Acting DC Mitchell Aman Attached
MISCELLANIOUS
A. Vice-Chairman Cleghorn motioned that $200 be paid for NACD dues. Seconded by Supervisor McCray. Unanimous. Motion Passed.
B. Checks signed
C. Chairman Hendry dismissed the meeting at 2:20 p.m. with the next meeting date scheduled for January 30, 2020.


January 2020 – No Meeting Held


HENDRY SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
Post Office Box 248 LaBelle, Florida 33975
Minutes
February 27, 2020
The Hendry Soil and Water Conservation District Meeting was called to order at 1:00 p.m. on February 27, 2020 by Chairman Bruce Hendry. Meeting was held in the large conference room at the Dallas B. Townsend Agricultural Building at 1085 Pratt Blvd., LaBelle, Florida.
BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Chairman Bruce Hendry, Vice-Chairman Lisa Cleghorn, Supervisor Mabry McCray, Supervisor Ariel Avila
BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT: Supervisor Charles Conly
OTHERS PRESENT: Jeff Schmidt Assistant State Conservationist – Field Operations USDA NRCS , Noreen Berden HSWCD Program Manager, Chris Zimmerly NRCS
CALL TO ORDER
A. Minutes from November 21, 2019 were read and reviewed. Vice-Chairman Cleghorn motioned to accept as read, seconded by Supervisor McCray. Unanimous.
B. Financial reports were read and reviewed. Supervisor McCray motioned to accept as read, seconded by Vice-Chairman Cleghorn. Unanimous.
C. Ms. Berden went over the ongoing issues with the website. Ms. Berden has been working with Courtney in the Okeechobee SWCD to correct the problems.
OLD BUSINESS
A. Mr. Zimmerly gave the Board a demonstration of the drone software and discussed with the Board the cost of renewing the software monthly or yearly. Supervisor McCray motioned to pay for the yearly subscription, seconded by Vice-Chairman Cleghorn. Unanimous.
B. The Board discussed the problem of the drone batteries not being sufficient for large properties, Vice-Chairman Cleghorn made a motion to purchase two more batteries, seconded by Supervisor McCray. Unanimous. The Board asked Mr. Zimmerly to check on the cost of a charger. Vice-Chairman Cleghorn made a motion to purchase a charger if the cost is under $200. Seconded by Supervisor McCray. Unanimous.
C. Ms. Berden updated the Board on the book barn and asked that if rather than typing certificates for the Clewiston Middle School poster contest participants if we could buy honey sticks instead. Motion was made by Vice-Chairman Cleghorn to buy honey sticks, seconded by Supervisor McCray. Unanimous.
NEW BUSINESS
A. The Board discussed a donation request from Alachua SWCD for the state land judging contest. Vice-Chairman Cleghorn motioned to make a $50. donation. Seconded by Supervisor McCray. Unanimous
B. The flyers for the AFCD Area IV meeting and the annual meeting were reviewed. Ms. Berden went over the agenda for the employee’s association mid-year meeting in Plant City. Vice-Chairman Cleghorn made a motion for Ms. Berden to attend the meeting. Seconded by Supervisor McCray. Unanimous.
C. The NACD grant and the tracking of the work progress and use of the drone was reviewed and it was suggested that there needs to be some type of spreadsheet done to track the work being done on the deliverables under the grant in order to plan for future grant and/or cooperation agreement work. This will also help in billing and accounting for these agreements.
D. Supervisor McCray nominated Lisa Cleghorn for the position of Chairman. Seconded by Bruce Hendry. Unanimous. Lisa Cleghorn nominated Bruce Hendry for the position of Vice-Chairman. Seconded by Supervisor McCray. Unanimous.
FDACS- (Florida Dept. of Ag.)- HSWCD Technician Roy Curry, Jr. –Not available
DC REPORT- Acting DC Mitchell Aman Attached-Jeff Schmidt went over the report that is sent to Mr. Tillman and discussed the progress that is being made on the back log of engineering
MISCELLANIOUS
A. Checks signed
B. Vice-Chairman Hendry made a motion to change the meeting day to Wednesday. Seconded by Supervisor McCray. Unanimous. The next meeting date will be March 25, 2020.

C. Posters judged.


March 2020 – No Meeting Held


April 2020 – No Meeting Held


May 2020 – No Meeting Held


HENDRY SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
Post Office Box 248 LaBelle, Florida 33975
Minutes
June 17, 2020
The Hendry Soil and Water Conservation District Meeting was called to order at 1:00 p.m. on June 17, 2020 by Chairman Bruce Hendry. Meeting was held in the large conference room at the Dallas B. Townsend Agricultural Building at 1085 Pratt Blvd., LaBelle, Florida.
BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Chairman Bruce Hendry, Supervisor Mabry McCray, Supervisor Ariel Avila
BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT: Supervisor Charles Conly, Vice-Chairman Lisa Cleghorn,
OTHERS PRESENT: Mitchell Aman DC NRCS , Noreen Berden HSWCD Program Manager, Roy Curry, Jr. FDACS Technician
CALL TO ORDER
A. Minutes from February 27, 2020 were read and reviewed. Supervisor McCray motioned to accept as read, seconded by Supervisor Ariel Avila. Unanimous.
B. Financial reports were read and reviewed. Supervisor McCray motioned to accept as read, seconded by Supervisor Ariel Avila. Unanimous.
OLD BUSINESS
A. The drone software subscription has been upgraded to yearly and the additional batteries and charger that were approved at the last meeting have been purchased.
B. Ms. Berden is now able to access the website and will be adding new pictures of the Board and updating information.
C. The new dates for the AFCD annual meeting were reviewed as well as the survey for the annual work group meeting that will be done in lieu of having an actual meeting due to Covid-19 restrictions.

D. The tracking of the work progress and use of the drone under the NACD grant, had been discussed at the previous meeting. Bob Beck was not available to review the spreadsheet that had been implemented to track deliverables under the grant.
NEW BUSINESS
A. Ms. Berden reviewed the findings from the audit that was performed by Boy, Miller, Kisker & Perry, P.A. for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019.
B. Ms. Berden went over the contract amendment on the FDACS BMP contract.
C. The new NACD drone grant was discussed as well as the remaining balance on the original grant. The Board would like to have a list of grant expenses to review at the next meeting. Supervisor McCray made a motion to use the laptop for the grant project. Seconded by Supervisor Ariel Avila. Unanimous
D. The Board was able to purchase an ATV from NRCS. Motion was made by Supervisor McCray to get the ATV repaired for use. Seconded by Supervisor Avila. Unanimous
FDACS- (Florida Dept. of Ag.)- HSWCD Technician Roy Curry, Jr. –Not available
DC REPORT- Acting DC Mitchell Aman Attached-
MISCELLANIOUS -Meeting adjourned 2:00 p.m.
A. Checks signed
B. The next meeting date is scheduled for August 19, 2020.


July 2020 – No Meeting Held


August 2020 – No Meeting Held


September 2020 – No Meeting Held

FY18 Meeting Minutes

MINUTES
HENDRY SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
October 19, 2017
The Hendry Soil and Water Conservation District Meeting was called to order at 1:00 p.m. on October 19, 2017 by Chairman Bruce Hendry. Meeting was held in the large conference room at the Dallas B. Townsend Agricultural Building at 1085 Pratt Blvd., LaBelle, Florida.
BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Chairman Bruce Hendry, Supervisor Lisa Cleghorn, Supervisor Mabry McCray
BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT: Supervisor Marilyn Sears, Vice-Chairman Bobby McDaniel
OTHERS PRESENT: Noreen Berden, HSWCD Secretary, Jim Sutter, NRCS DC
CALL TO ORDER
A. Minutes from August 24, 2017 were read and reviewed. Chairman Bruce Hendry asked for a motion to approve. Supervisor Mabry McCray motioned to accept as read, seconded by Supervisor Lisa Cleghorn. All were in favor, motion was passed.
B. Financial reports were read and reviewed. Chairmen Bruce Hendry asked for a motion to approve. Supervisor Mabry McCray motioned to accept as read, seconded Supervisor Lisa Cleghorn. All were in favor, motion was passed.
1. OLD BUSINESS
A. The Annual Financial report has not been reviewed yet, so it will carry over until the next meeting.
B. Noreen has the contract close outs done for FDACS and updated to the Board the issues that she has had in this process.
C. Noreen has taken 500 pieces of poster board to Upthegrove Elementary School as well as the educational booklets that were printed by The UPS Store. Upthegrove is doing the poster contest as a school project.

11. FDACS- (Florida Dept. of Ag.)-Roy Curry, Jr., FDACS
Roy updated the Board on his progress and training so far. He will be at a week-long training event during the next week.
111. NEW BUSINESS-
A. Noreen discussed with the Board opening a new account at First Bank for the technician funds or keeping the account at Seacoast to use for technician funds. The Board prefers to open another account at First Bank, so Noreen will get that process started.
B. The Southwest Florida Envirothon is out of funds and in need of donations. LHS does not have a team this year so the Board would like Noreen to contact Mr. Harn at Clewiston High School to see if he is planning on taking a team to the state competition. The Board will decide on a donation based on this information at the next meeting.
DC REPORT- DC Jim Sutter
Jim updated the Board on the following:
EWP Meetings
Damage Reports from IRMA
EQIP Meeting 29th-30th
EQIP Sign Up Deadline November 17
v. MISCELLANIOUS –
A. Checks signed
Motion was made by Supervisor Mabry McCray to dismiss the meeting, seconded by Supervisor Lisa Cleghorn. All were in favor, meeting dismissed at 1:50 p.m. the next meeting date will be November 16, 2017.


MINUTES
HENDRY SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
November 30, 2017
The Hendry Soil and Water Conservation District Meeting was called to order at 1:05 p.m. on November 30, 2017 by Chairman Bruce Hendry. Meeting was held in the large conference room at the Dallas B. Townsend Agricultural Building at 1085 Pratt Blvd., LaBelle, Florida.
BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Chairman Bruce Hendry, Supervisor Lisa Cleghorn, Supervisor Mabry McCray
BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT: Supervisor Marilyn Sears, Vice-Chairman Bobby McDaniel
OTHERS PRESENT: Noreen Berden, HSWCD Secretary, Jim Sutter, NRCS DC
CALL TO ORDER
A. Minutes from October 19, 2017 were read and reviewed. Chairman Bruce Hendry asked for a motion to approve. Supervisor Lisa Cleghorn motioned to accept as read, seconded by Supervisor Mabry McCray. All were in favor, motion was passed.
B. Financial reports were read and reviewed. Chairmen Bruce Hendry asked for a motion to approve. Supervisor Mabry McCray motioned to accept as read, seconded by Supervisor Lisa Cleghorn. All were in favor, motion was passed.
1. OLD BUSINESS
A. The Annual Financial report has been reviewed Supervisor Mabry McCray motioned to accept, seconded by Supervisor Lisa Cleghorn. All were in favor, motion was passed.
B. Noreen has spoken to Mr. Harn from Clewiston High School about helping to send the winning Hendry County Envirothon team to the state competition. If CHS does decide to send a team Mr. Harn and Noreen will evaluate the cost at that time and determine how much if any of those costs the Hendry SWCD is able to cover.

C. Upethegrove Elementary will have posters ready to pick up by December 15, 2017. The whole school was taught the water shed lesson and was able to make a poster but only those who brought back permission slips will be able to compete.
11. FDACS- (Florida Dept. of Ag.)-No representative available
111. NEW BUSINESS-
A. The annual AFCD and NACD dues are due. Last year HSWCD paid AFCD $250.00 and NACD $350.00. Chairman Bruce Hendry asked for a motion to approve paying the same amounts this year. Supervisor Lisa Cleghorn motioned to accept, seconded by Supervisor Mabry McCray. All were in favor, motion was passed
B. Chairman Bruce Hendry brought up the fact that the Board had overlooked the Christmas bonus last year and asked for a motion to give Noreen $500.00 for last year and $500.00 for this year. Supervisor Lisa Cleghorn motioned to accept, seconded by Supervisor Mabry McCray. All were in favor, motion was passed
DC REPORT- DC Jim Sutter Attached
v. MISCELLANIOUS –
A. Checks signed
Motion was made by Supervisor Mabry McCray to dismiss the meeting, seconded by Supervisor Lisa Cleghorn. All were in favor, meeting dismissed at 1:45 p.m. the next meeting date will be January 25, 2018.


December 2018 – No Meeting Held


MINUTES
HENDRY SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
January 30, 2018
The Hendry Soil and Water Conservation District Meeting was called to order at 1:05 p.m. on January 30, 2018 by Chairman Bruce Hendry. Meeting was held in the large conference room at the Dallas B. Townsend Agricultural Building at 1085 Pratt Blvd., LaBelle, Florida.
BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Chairman Bruce Hendry, Vice-Chairman Bobby McDaniel Supervisor Lisa Cleghorn, Supervisor Mabry McCray,
BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT: Supervisor Marilyn Sears
OTHERS PRESENT: Noreen Berden, HSWCD Secretary, Jim Sutter, NRCS DC
CALL TO ORDER
A. Minutes from November 30, 2017 were read and reviewed. Chairman Bruce Hendry asked for a motion to approve. Vice-Chairman Bobby McDaniel motioned to accept as read, seconded by Supervisor Lisa Cleghorn. All were in favor, motion was passed.
B. Financial reports were read and reviewed. Chairmen Bruce Hendry asked for a motion to approve. Supervisor Lisa Cleghorn motioned to accept as read, seconded by Supervisor Mabry McCray. All were in favor, motion was passed.
1. OLD BUSINESS
11. FDACS- (Florida Dept. of Ag.)-
Roy Curry, Jr. updated the Board on the BMP sign up process in the Neepa area.
111. NEW BUSINESS-
A. Posters were judged for Upthegrove Elementary and some entries from 4-H students

B. The Civil Rights documents were read and reviewed, and the appropriate forms were signed for NRCS.
DC REPORT- DC Jim Sutter Attached
v. MISCELLANIOUS –
A. Checks signed
Motion was made by Supervisor Mabry McCray to dismiss the meeting, seconded by Supervisor Lisa Cleghorn. All were in favor, meeting dismissed at 1:55 p.m. the next meeting date will be February 22, 2018.


February 2018 – No Meeting Held


MINUTES
HENDRY SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
March 29, 2018
The Hendry Soil and Water Conservation District Meeting was called to order at 1:05 p.m. on March 29, 2018 by Chairman Bruce Hendry. Meeting was held in the large conference room at the Dallas B. Townsend Agricultural Building at 1085 Pratt Blvd., LaBelle, Florida.
BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Chairman Bruce Hendry, Vice-Chairman Bobby McDaniel Supervisor Lisa Cleghorn, Supervisor Mabry McCray
BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT: Supervisor Marilyn Sears
OTHERS PRESENT: Noreen Berden, HSWCD Secretary, Jim Sutter, NRCS DC, Roy Curry, Hendry Technician
CALL TO ORDER
A. Minutes from January 30, 2018 were read and reviewed. Chairman Bruce Hendry asked for a motion to approve. Vice-Chairman Bobby McDaniel motioned to accept as read, seconded by Supervisor Mabry McCray. All were in favor, motion was passed.
B. Financial reports were read and reviewed. Chairmen Bruce Hendry asked for a motion to approve. Supervisor Mabry McCray motioned to accept as read, seconded by Supervisor Lisa Cleghorn. All were in favor, motion was passed.
OLD BUSINESS
NEW BUSINESS
A. We have been asked to co-host the Area IV AFCD meeting with Okeechobee, Highlands and Glades Soil and Water Districts. The financial responsibilities would be to pay for one fourth of the catering, coffee and donuts and the poster awards. Chairman Bruce Hendry asked for a motion to approve. Vice-Chairman Bobby McDaniel motioned to approve, seconded by Supervisor Lisa Cleghorn. All were in favor, motion was passed.

B. Earth week will be April 30th thru May 3rd at the Hendry House and the LaBelle Nature Park. This is our third year of participating. We are doing a water shed presentation. We have a water shed model that we borrowed from LaBelle Elementary School. Teacher bags will be filled before hand so the kids will not be carrying anything around the nature park.
FDACS- (Florida Dept. of Ag.)- Roy Curry, Hendry Technician
A. Roy updated the Board on his progress on BMP enrollments, cost share projects and self verification calls.
DC REPORT- DC Jim Sutter Attached
MISCELLANIOUS –
A. Checks signed
Motion was made by Vice-Chairman Bobby McDaniel to dismiss the meeting, seconded by Supervisor Mabry McCray. All were in favor, meeting dismissed at 1:45 p.m. the next meeting date will be May 24, 2018.


April 2018 – No Meeting Held


MINUTES
HENDRY SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
May 24, 2018
The Hendry Soil and Water Conservation District Meeting was called to order at 1:05 p.m. on May 24, 2018 by Chairman Bruce Hendry. Meeting was held in the large conference room at the Dallas B. Townsend Agricultural Building at 1085 Pratt Blvd., LaBelle, Florida.
BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Chairman Bruce Hendry, Vice-Chairman Bobby McDaniel, Supervisor Mabry McCray
BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT: Supervisor Marilyn Sears, Supervisor Lisa Cleghorn
OTHERS PRESENT: Noreen Berden, HSWCD Secretary, Roy Curry, Hendry Technician
CALL TO ORDER
A. Minutes from March 29, 2018 were read and reviewed. Chairman Bruce Hendry asked for a motion to approve. Vice-Chairman Bobby McDaniel motioned to accept as read, seconded by Supervisor Mabry McCray. All were in favor, motion was passed.
B. Financial reports were read and reviewed. Chairmen Bruce Hendry asked for a motion to approve. Supervisor Mabry McCray motioned to accept as read, seconded by Supervisor Mabry McCray. All were in favor, motion was passed.
OLD BUSINESS
A. The AFCD meeting was briefly and the issues with the meeting and the elections that were held during the meeting at the Dallas Townsend Center. The costs were paid by HSWCD and will be billed to Okeechobee, Highlands and Glades.
B. Noreen updated the Board on Earth Week that was held at the Hendry House in LaBelle April 30-May 3, 2018. The subject was watersheds this year and the project that we showed was very time consuming, we borrowed a watershed model from LES for the demonstration. Roy Curry, our technician came each day to help. We had a total of 998 kids attend.

NEW BUSINESS
A. Noreen attended and mandatory meeting in Gainesville with partner agencies FDACS, SWFCMD, and NRCS on April 11, 2018. The meeting was an all day with each agency giving updates on recent developments and projects.
B. FDACS held a mandatory meeting in Okeechobee on May 16, 2018 for contract administration and one supervisor. It was attended by Noreen and Lisa Cleghorn. FDACS staff reviewed upcoming contract changes and answered questions regarding these changes. Noreen asked if HSWCD would get the contract amount that they had previously had before the cuts and Lisa asked how contract amounts were determined.
C. Chairmen Bruce Hendry asked for a motion to approve getting the windows on the truck tinted at Lou’s Auto Tint, Vice-Chairman Bobby McDaniel motioned to accept seconded by Supervisor Mabry McCray. All were in favor, motion was passed.
D. Chairmen Bruce Hendry asked for a motion to approve getting a new scanner, file cabinet and updating the office Quick Books program that Noreen requested. Vice-Chairman Bobby McDaniel motioned to accept seconded by Supervisor Mabry McCray. All were in favor, motion was passed.
E. Noreen reminded the Supervisors that elections are this year and it is time to take care of getting the required paperwork into the elections office.
F. The annual AFCD meeting is scheduled for August 23rd in Ocala, it is a mandatory meeting for office staff to attend. The Board pays Noreen’s expenses to attend this meeting. Chairmen Bruce Hendry asked for a motion to approve doing this again this year Vice-Chairman Bobby McDaniel motioned to accept seconded by Supervisor Mabry McCray. All were in favor, motion was passed.
G. Betty Jo Thompson, the President of the Florida District Employee’s Association has approached Noreen about attending the Southwest conference in Pigeon Forge in August on a partial or full scholarship. The Board is in favor of Noreen attending but would like to review the costs. When the figures are available Noreen will email the Board so that they can discuss funding the difference in cost of the conference.

FDACS- (Florida Dept. of Ag.)- Roy Curry, Hendry Technician
A. Roy updated the Board on his progress. He has been working on completing contracts and the western basin sign-ups.
DC REPORT- DC Jim Sutter Attached
MISCELLANIOUS –
A. Checks signed
Motion was made by Vice-Chairman Bobby McDaniel to dismiss the meeting, seconded by Supervisor Mabry McCray. All were in favor, meeting dismissed at 2:10 p.m. the next meeting date will be in September, 2018.


June 2018 – No Meeting Held


July 2018 – No Meeting Held


August 2018 – No Meeting Held


September 2018 – No Meeting Held


 

FY19 Meeting Minutes

HENDRY SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
Post Office Box 248 LaBelle, Florida 33975
Minutes
October 25, 2018
The Hendry Soil and Water Conservation District Meeting was called to order at 1:05 p.m. on October 25, 2018 by Chairman Bruce Hendry. Meeting was held in the large conference room at the Dallas B. Townsend Agricultural Building at 1085 Pratt Blvd., LaBelle, Florida.
BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Chairman Bruce Hendry, Supervisor Lisa Cleghorn, Supervisor Mabry McCray
BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT: Supervisor Marilyn Sears, Vice-Chairman Bobby McDaniel
OTHERS PRESENT: Noreen Berden, HSWCD Secretary, Jim Sutter, DC NRCS LaBelle
CALL TO ORDER
A. Minutes from May 24, 2018 were read and reviewed. Chairman Bruce Hendry asked for a motion to approve. Supervisor Mabry McCray motioned to accept as read, Supervisor Lisa Cleghorn. All were in favor, motion was passed.
B. Financial reports were read and reviewed. Chairmen Bruce Hendry asked for a motion to approve. Supervisor Mabry McCray motioned to accept as read, seconded by Supervisor Lisa Cleghorn. All were in favor, motion was passed.
OLD BUSINESS
A. The annual AFCD meeting was briefly discussed, Hendry had two poster winners, a first-place winner in the 10th-12th grade category and a third-place winner.
C. At the last meeting the Board discussed Noreen attending the Southeast Conservation District Employees conference in Pigeon Forge in November. The Board was in favor of Noreen attending but wanted to review the costs. The estimated actual costs are approximately $600. The costs of meals are impossible to calculate currently.
Chairmen Bruce Hendry asked for a motion to approve paying the actual expenses instead of a daily per diem. Supervisor Mabry McCray made the motion which was seconded by Supervisor Lisa Cleghorn. All were in favor, motion was passed.

NEW BUSINESS
A. Budget figures from the last fiscal year compared to actual expenses were reviewed. Some expenses were discussed in detail and figures were checked. The proposed budget for the new fiscal year was discussed with the adjustments needed to cover office outreach expenses. Chairmen Bruce Hendry asked for a motion to approve the proposed budget. Supervisor Lisa Cleghorn motioned to accept the proposed budget for this fiscal year with amendments to be made throughout the year as needed, seconded by Supervisor Mabry McCray. All were in favor, motion was passed
B. Noreen updated the Board on Envirothon and the poster contest. We had two prospective teachers from Clewiston High School and LaBelle High School, but the training session was cancelled because the forestry team was deployed to north Florida for hurricane Michael clean up.
The poster contest has Clewiston Middle School, Westside Elementary and Country Oaks in LaBelle participating this year.
C. At the last meeting the purchase of a drone and a asking for a possible cooperation agreement with NRCS was discussed. Jim Sutter has helped to prepare a letter to the state conservationist Russell Morgan proposing a cooperation agreement. Chairman Bruce Hendry signed the letter and Noreen will get it sent to Mr. Morgan.
D. The AFCD dues are due in the amount of $350., this year we did not take an item to the auction at the AFCD meeting. Part of the proceeds of the auction go to the Ellis Putnal Fund Chairmen Bruce Hendry asked for a motion to approve paying the dues and donating $100. to the Ellis Putnal Fund. Supervisor Mabry McCray made the motion which was seconded by Supervisor Lisa Cleghorn. All were in favor, motion was passed.
E. NACD has sent out a survey to districts which includes questions about resource needs that the Board members need to have time to review. The survey in due on December 3rd.
F. The possibility of doing a photography contest was discussed. This maybe another outreach project that the district can develop.
FDACS- (Florida Dept. of Ag.)- none available
DC REPORT- DC Jim Sutter Attached

MISCELLANIOUS
A. Checks signed
Motion was made by Supervisor Lisa Cleghorn to dismiss the meeting, seconded by Supervisor Mabry McCray. All were in favor, meeting dismissed at 2:35 p.m. the next meeting date will be in November 29, 2018.


November 2018 – No Meeting Held


HENDRY SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
Post Office Box 248 LaBelle, Florida 33975
Minutes
December 6, 2018
The Hendry Soil and Water Conservation District Meeting was called to order at 1:05 p.m. on December 6, 2018 by Chairman Bruce Hendry. Meeting was held in the large conference room at the Dallas B. Townsend Agricultural Building at 1085 Pratt Blvd., LaBelle, Florida.
BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Chairman Bruce Hendry, Supervisor Lisa Cleghorn, Supervisor Mabry McCray, Vice-Chairman Bobby McDaniel
BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT: Supervisor Marilyn Sears
OTHERS PRESENT: Noreen Berden, HSWCD Secretary, Jim Sutter, DC NRCS LaBelle, HSWCD Technician Roy Curry, Jr.
CALL TO ORDER
A. Minutes from October 25, 2018 were read and reviewed. Chairman Bruce Hendry asked for a motion to approve. Vice-Chairman Bobby McDaniel motioned to accept as read, Supervisor Mabry McCray. All were in favor, motion was passed.
B. Financial reports were read and reviewed. Chairmen Bruce Hendry asked for a motion to approve. Supervisor Mabry McCray motioned to accept as read, seconded by Supervisor Lisa Cleghorn. All were in favor, motion was passed.
OLD BUSINESS
A. The letter requesting a cooperation agreement with NRCS to purchase a drone and hire an employee to operate it was sent to the State NRCS Conservationist Russell Morgan.
There has as of today been no response. Chairman Bruce Hendry will call Mr. Morgan to see if this agreement is possible. Noreen will email Bruce the contact information.
C. At the last meeting the Board had approved Noreen attending the SECDEA meeting in Pigeon Forge, TN. Noreen updated the Board on the meeting and the expenses. There will be a $200 scholarship coming from FCDEA and at the last GSWCD meeting the Glades Board voted to pay half of the trip expenses. The Hendry Board expense will be approximately $270.

NEW BUSINESS
A. Supervisor Marilyn Sears has been unable to continue serving as a supervisor for some time due to medical reasons and did not run for reelection this year. Her term will be officially be over as of December 31st. The Board will vote on officers and will discuss nominating someone to fill her seat at the January meeting if there are any candidates available.
B. NACD dues are due, and in 2017 year the District paid dues in the amount of $250. Chairman Bruce Hendry asked for a motion to increase and pay dues in the amount of $300. Motion was made by Supervisor Mabry McCray seconded by Vice-Chairman Bobby McDaniel.
C. AFCD sent out an email saying that some of the district’s have been sued because their websites were not accessible to people with special needs. AFCD has a web host that has a fix for this problem and suggests that the district’s switch their websites. Chairman Bruce Hendry suggested that HSWCD switch if the cost is comparable to what we are paying now and asked that a motion be made. Vice-Chairman Bobby McDaniel made the motion, it was seconded by Supervisor Mabry McCray. All were in favor, motion was passed.
D. The possibility of doing a photography contest was discussed was briefly mentioned again. The 4-H gardening club has asked for assistance in developing the pollinator gardens at the Dallas Townsend Buildings. They have a grant that will cover some of the cost but will need some financial help. They will prepare a proposal and an overview of the project for the Board to review at the next meeting.
FDACS- (Florida Dept. of Ag.)- HSWCD Technician Roy Curry, Jr. updated the Board on his progress in signing up producers in the BMP’s, doing cost share check-outs and checking IV’s (implementation verifications).
DC REPORT- DC Jim Sutter Attached
MISCELLANIOUS
A. Checks signed
B. A motion was made by Vice-Chairman Bobby McDaniel The meeting was adjourned at 2:25 p.m. with the next meeting being scheduled for January 24, 2019.


HENDRY SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
Post Office Box 248 LaBelle, Florida 33975
Minutes
January 24, 2019
The Hendry Soil and Water Conservation District Meeting was called to order at 1:05 p.m. on January 24, 2019 by Chairman Bruce Hendry. Meeting was held in the large conference room at the Dallas B. Townsend Agricultural Building at 1085 Pratt Blvd., LaBelle, Florida.
BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Chairman Bruce Hendry, Supervisor Mabry McCray, Vice- Chairman Bobby McDaniel
BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT: Supervisor Lisa Cleghorn
OTHERS PRESENT: Noreen Berden HSWCD Secretary, Jim Sutter DC NRCS LaBelle, Roy Curry, Jr. HSWCD Technician, Ariel Avila Guest
CALL TO ORDER
A. Minutes from December 6, 2018 were read and reviewed. Chairman Bruce Hendry asked for a motion to approve. Vice-Chairman Bobby McDaniel motioned to accept as read, seconded by Supervisor Mabry McCray. All were in favor, motion was passed.
B. Financial reports were read and reviewed. Chairmen Bruce Hendry asked for a motion to approve. Supervisor Mabry McCray motioned to accept as read, seconded by Vice-Chairman Bobby McDaniel. All were in favor, motion was passed.
OLD BUSINESS
A. The 4-H gardening club has asked for assistance in developing the pollinator gardens at the Dallas Townsend Buildings. They have a grant that will cover some of the cost but will need some financial help. They have prepared an overview of the project for the Board to review showing a projected shortfall of $4,364.50 in income needed over the grant money already received.
The Board discussed making a donation in the amount of $2,500.00 and revisiting the matter in the future if further funds are needed. Chairman Bruce Hendry asked for a motion to approve. Vice-Chairman Bobby McDaniel motioned to accept seconded by Supervisor Mabry McCray. All were in favor, motion was passed.

B. Noreen is trying to pursue switching the HSWCD website to the websites sponsored by AFCD. The contact information has been sent to the correct people and they are supposed to be working on it. The Board will be updated as it progresses.
C. The Governor’s Luncheon at the opening of the Florida State Fair will be attended by Chairman Bruce Hendry and Secretary Noreen Berden. Noreen will be traveling up the day before with Audrey Kuipers from Okeechobee SWCD to attend the Fresh From Florida Breakfast, an event at the Florida Strawberry Growers Association and an FCDEA meeting with other district staff.
D. NRCS State Conservationist Russell Morgan and Chairman Bruce Hendry spoke regarding a cooperation agreement with NRCS to purchase a drone and hire an employee to operate it. At this time, NRCS does not have anything in place for this type of agreement. The Board will check into the requirements on licensing for operating a drone and will discuss this further at the next meeting.
NEW BUSINESS
A. Vice-Chairman Bobby McDaniel motioned to postpone the election of new officers until the next meeting. The motion was seconded by Supervisor Mabry McCray. All were in favor, motion was passed.
FDACS- (Florida Dept. of Ag.)- HSWCD Technician Roy Curry, Jr. updated the Board on his progress in signing up producers in the BMP’s, doing cost share check-outs and checking IV’s (implementation verifications).
DC REPORT- DC Jim Sutter Attached
MISCELLANIOUS
A. Checks signed
B. Motion was made by Vice-Chairman Bobby McDaniel to dismiss the meeting, seconded by Supervisor Mabry McCray. All were in favor, the meeting was adjourned at 1:55 p.m. with the next meeting being scheduled for February 28, 2019.


February 2019 – No Meeting Held


HENDRY SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
Post Office Box 248 LaBelle, Florida 33975
Minutes
March 28, 2019
The Hendry Soil and Water Conservation District Meeting was called to order at 1:00 p.m. on March 28, 2019 by Chairman Bruce Hendry. Meeting was held in the large conference room at the Dallas B. Townsend Agricultural Building at 1085 Pratt Blvd., LaBelle, Florida.
BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Chairman Bruce Hendry, Supervisor Mabry McCray, Vice- Chairman Bobby McDaniel, Supervisor Lisa Cleghorn
BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT:
OTHERS PRESENT: Noreen Berden HSWCD Secretary, Jim Sutter DC NRCS LaBelle, Roy Curry, Jr. HSWCD Technician, Charles Conly Guest
CALL TO ORDER
A. Minutes from January 24, 2019 were read and reviewed. Chairman Bruce Hendry asked for a motion to approve. Vice-Chairman Bobby McDaniel motioned to accept as read, seconded by Supervisor Lisa Cleghorn. Unanimous.
B. Financial reports were read and reviewed. Chairmen Bruce Hendry asked for a motion to approve. Supervisor Lisa Cleghorn motioned to accept as read, seconded by Vice-Chairman Bobby McDaniel. Unanimous.
OLD BUSINESS
A. Supervisor Lisa Cleghorn made a motion that Bruce Hendry remain Chairman. Seconded by Vice-Chairman Bobby McDaniel. All in favor. Motion approved.
B. Motion made by Vice-Chairman McDaniel for Supervisor Lisa Cleghorn to take over his position. All in favor. Motion approved.
C. Vice-Chairman McDaniel motioned to appoint Charles Conly to take over Marilyn Sears position. Seconded by Supervisor McCray. All in favor. Motion approvedHENDRY SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
Post Office Box 248 LaBelle, Florida 33975
Minutes
March 28, 2019
The Hendry Soil and Water Conservation District Meeting was called to order at 1:00 p.m. on March 28, 2019 by Chairman Bruce Hendry. Meeting was held in the large conference room at the Dallas B. Townsend Agricultural Building at 1085 Pratt Blvd., LaBelle, Florida.
BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Chairman Bruce Hendry, Supervisor Mabry McCray, Vice- Chairman Bobby McDaniel, Supervisor Lisa Cleghorn
BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT:
OTHERS PRESENT: Noreen Berden HSWCD Secretary, Jim Sutter DC NRCS LaBelle, Roy Curry, Jr. HSWCD Technician, Charles Conly Guest
CALL TO ORDER
A. Minutes from January 24, 2019 were read and reviewed. Chairman Bruce Hendry asked for a motion to approve. Vice-Chairman Bobby McDaniel motioned to accept as read, seconded by Supervisor Lisa Cleghorn. Unanimous.
B. Financial reports were read and reviewed. Chairmen Bruce Hendry asked for a motion to approve. Supervisor Lisa Cleghorn motioned to accept as read, seconded by Vice-Chairman Bobby McDaniel. Unanimous.
OLD BUSINESS
A. Supervisor Lisa Cleghorn made a motion that Bruce Hendry remain Chairman. Seconded by Vice-Chairman Bobby McDaniel. All in favor. Motion approved.
B. Motion made by Vice-Chairman McDaniel for Supervisor Lisa Cleghorn to take over his position. All in favor. Motion approved.
C. Vice-Chairman McDaniel motioned to appoint Charles Conly to take over Marilyn Sears position. Seconded by Supervisor McCray. All in favor. Motion approvedHENDRY SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
Post Office Box 248 LaBelle, Florida 33975
Minutes
March 28, 2019
The Hendry Soil and Water Conservation District Meeting was called to order at 1:00 p.m. on March 28, 2019 by Chairman Bruce Hendry. Meeting was held in the large conference room at the Dallas B. Townsend Agricultural Building at 1085 Pratt Blvd., LaBelle, Florida.
BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Chairman Bruce Hendry, Supervisor Mabry McCray, Vice- Chairman Bobby McDaniel, Supervisor Lisa Cleghorn
BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT:
OTHERS PRESENT: Noreen Berden HSWCD Secretary, Jim Sutter DC NRCS LaBelle, Roy Curry, Jr. HSWCD Technician, Charles Conly Guest
CALL TO ORDER
A. Minutes from January 24, 2019 were read and reviewed. Chairman Bruce Hendry asked for a motion to approve. Vice-Chairman Bobby McDaniel motioned to accept as read, seconded by Supervisor Lisa Cleghorn. Unanimous.
B. Financial reports were read and reviewed. Chairmen Bruce Hendry asked for a motion to approve. Supervisor Lisa Cleghorn motioned to accept as read, seconded by Vice-Chairman Bobby McDaniel. Unanimous.
OLD BUSINESS
A. Supervisor Lisa Cleghorn made a motion that Bruce Hendry remain Chairman. Seconded by Vice-Chairman Bobby McDaniel. All in favor. Motion approved.
B. Motion made by Vice-Chairman McDaniel for Supervisor Lisa Cleghorn to take over his position. All in favor. Motion approved.
C. Vice-Chairman McDaniel motioned to appoint Charles Conly to take over Marilyn Sears position. Seconded by Supervisor McCray. All in favor. Motion approved

D. The HSWCD website sponsored by AFCD is operational but needs to be updated with new information and pictures. The Board will be updated as it progresses.
NEW BUSINESS
A. AFCD Area IV meeting will be held at the Adams Ranch in Fort Pierce on April 11th. It is required for District Administration to attend if possible. Noreen gave the Board copies of the agenda.
B. Posters were judged.
FDACS- (Florida Dept. of Ag.)- HSWCD Technician Roy Curry, Jr. updated the Board on his progress in signing up producers in the BMP’s, doing cost share check-outs and checking IV’s (implementation verifications).
DC REPORT- DC Jim Sutter Attached
MISCELLANIOUS
A. Checks signed
B. Motion was made by Vice-Chairman Bobby McDaniel to dismiss the meeting, seconded by Supervisor Mabry McCray. All were in favor, the meeting was adjourned at 1:55 p.m. with the next meeting being scheduled for August 26, 2019.


April- July 2019 – No Meetings Held


HENDRY SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
Post Office Box 248 LaBelle, Florida 33975
Minutes
August 26, 2019
The Hendry Soil and Water Conservation District Meeting was called to order at 1:05 p.m. on August 26, 2019 by Chairman Bruce Hendry. Meeting was held in the small conference room at the Dallas B. Townsend Agricultural Building at 1085 Pratt Blvd., LaBelle, Florida.
BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Chairman Bruce Hendry, Vice-Chairman Lisa Cleghorn, Supervisor Mabry McCray, Supervisor Ariel Avila, Supervisor Charles Conly
BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT:
OTHERS PRESENT: Mitchell Aman DC NRCS Fort Myers, Noreen Berden HSWCD Secretary, Roy Curry, Jr. HSWCD Technician
CALL TO ORDER
A. Minutes from May 23, 2019 were read and reviewed. Vice-Chairman Lisa Cleghorn motioned to accept as read, seconded by Supervisor Conly. Unanimous.
B. Financial reports were read and reviewed. Vice-Chairman Lisa Cleghorn motioned to accept as read, seconded by Supervisor Conly. Unanimous.
OLD BUSINESS
A. DC Aman and Ms. Berden updated the Board on the area workgroup meeting that has been tentatively scheduled for October 23, 2019.
B. The drone project for the NACD grant is progressing with the receipt of guidelines from NRCS for usage. Ms. Berden will check with NACD to see if there are restrictions on a Board member being paid from the grant.
C. The Board reviewed a letter that the Glades SWCD will be sending out and discussed writing a similar letter from Hendry SWCD. The Board would like Ms. Berden to work on a draft for their review.
FDACS- (Florida Dept. of Ag.)- HSWCD Technician Roy Curry, Jr. updated the Board on his progress in BMP implementation review.

NEW BUSINESS
A. Updates on contract renewals were discussed. Ms. Berden reviewed the FDACS BMP contract and the technician contract with the Board. Ms. Berden also went over the NRCS cooperative agreement. Javier Torres will be coming to work under this agreement.
The NACD grant was discussed and the possibility of Supervisor Avila operating the drone. Ms. Berden will check with NACD to see if this is a conflict.
Vice-Chairman Cleghorn motioned to have BMKP, P.A. conduct a quarterly audit of the grant, seconded by Supervisor Conly. Unanimous.
The Board reviewed pay rates for contractors working under the grant and cooperative agreement. Motion was made by Vice-Chairman Cleghorn to pay Jorge Rodriguez at the same rate as Bob Beck, seconded by Supervisor Conly. Unanimous.
B. Vice-Chairman Cleghorn and Ms. Berden updated the Board on the AFCD meeting in Ocala. Vice-Chairman Cleghorn brought the Board up to date on the resolution that was put before the AFCD Board on Lake Okeechobee water levels. AFCD will take the resolution to the National meeting if the Districts are in favor. Vice-Chairman Cleghorn made the motion, seconded by Supervisor McCray. Unanimous.
C. The Board discussed approving reimbursable travel on and individual per trip basis. Supervisor McCray motioned to adopt the Florida Department of Financial Services travel manual guidelines for HSWCD travel reimbursement, seconded by Supervisor Conly. Unanimous.
D. Ms. Berden asked the Board to approve her attendance at the SECDEA meeting in Pigeon Forge, FDACS has approved this as reimbursable travel. Vice-Chairman Cleghorn motioned to approve, seconded by Supervisor McCray. Unanimous.
E. Ms. Berden asked the Board to fund a “book barn” program for local school outreach. Vice-Chairman Cleghorn made a motion to begin with a $750 budget, seconded by Supervisor Conly. Unanimous.
DC REPORT- Acting DC Mitchell Aman Attached
MISCELLANIOUS
A. Checks signed
B. Chairman Hendry dismissed the meeting at 3:10 p.m. with the next meeting date scheduled for September 26, 2019.


HENDRY SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
Post Office Box 248 LaBelle, Florida 33975
Minutes
September 26, 2019
The Hendry Soil and Water Conservation District Meeting was called to order at 1:03 p.m. on September 26, 2019 by Chairman Bruce Hendry. Meeting was held in the large conference room at the Dallas B. Townsend Agricultural Building at 1085 Pratt Blvd., LaBelle, Florida.
BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Chairman Bruce Hendry, Vice-Chairman Lisa Cleghorn, Supervisor Mabry McCray, Supervisor Ariel Avila
BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT: Supervisor Charles Conly
OTHERS PRESENT: Mitchell Aman DC NRCS Ft. Myers, Noreen Berden HSWCD Secretary, Charlene Meeks Executive Director, AFCD
CALL TO ORDER
A. Minutes from August 26, 2019 were read and reviewed. Vice-Chairman Cleghorn motioned to accept as read, seconded by Supervisor McCray. Unanimous.
B. Financial reports were read and reviewed. Supervisor McCray motioned to accept as read, seconded by Vice-Chairman Cleghorn. Unanimous.
C. Ms. Meeks gave the Board an overview of the NACD annual meetings, AFCD activities and upcoming events. She encouraged the Board to be more active in attending any available meetings or conferences that are scheduled.
OLD BUSINESS
A. DC Aman and Ms. Berden will be working on the area workgroup meeting that has been scheduled for October 23, 2019.
B. The drone project for the NACD grant is at a point that a drone pilot needs to be hired and the drone purchased.

C. The Board reviewed the letter and signed it. Supervisor Conly was not present, the letter will not be sent until it has his signature.
NEW BUSINESS
A. The Board reviewed the Budget for the next fiscal year. Motion was made to approve by Supervisor McCray seconded by Vice-Chairman Cleghorn. Unanimous.
FDACS- (Florida Dept. of Ag.)- HSWCD Technician Roy Curry, Jr. not present
DC REPORT- Acting DC Mitchell Aman Attached
MISCELLANIOUS
A. Checks signed
B. Chairman Hendry dismissed the meeting at 2:25 p.m. with the next meeting date scheduled for October 23, 2019.

FY19 October Meeting Agenda

Meeting Location: 1085 Pratt Blvd. LaBelle, FL 33935

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AGENDA

October 25, 2018 1:00 PM

CALL TO ORDER

Bruce Hendry, Chair

Bobby McDaniel, Vice-Chair

Mabry McCray, Supervisor

Lisa Cleghorn, Supervisor

Marilyn Sears, Supervisor

I.     Approval of Prior Meeting Minutes

II.    Financial Report

III.   Staff Reports

A. HSWCD Report

B. NRCS Report

C .FDACS Report

IV.    Old Business

A. AFCD Meeting

B. SECDEA Meeting

V.     New Business

A. Proposed Budget

B. Contest Updates

C. Drone

VI.    Upcoming Events

VII.    Adjourn

FY19 December Meeting Agenda

Meeting Location: 1085 Pratt Blvd. LaBelle, FL 33935

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AGENDA

December 6, 2018 1:00 PM

CALL TO ORDER

Bruce Hendry, Chair

Bobby McDaniel, Vice-Chair

Mabry McCray, Supervisor

Lisa Cleghorn, Supervisor

Marilyn Sears, Supervisor

I.     Approval of Prior Meeting Minutes

II.    Financial Report

III.   Staff Reports

A.HSWCD Report

B.NRCS Report

C.FDACS Report

IV.    Old Business

A. Drone

B. SECDEA Meeting

V.     New Business

A. Dues

B. Website

C. Donation Request 4-H

VI.    Upcoming Events

VII.    Adjourn

FY19 January Meeting Agenda

Meeting Location: 1085 Pratt Blvd. LaBelle, FL 33935

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AGENDA

January 24, 2019 1:00 PM

CALL TO ORDER

Bruce Hendry, Chair

Bobby McDaniel, Vice-Chair

Mabry McCray, Supervisor

Lisa Cleghorn, Supervisor

I.     Approval of Prior Meeting Minutes

II.    Financial Report

III.   Staff Reports

A.HSWCD Report

B.NRCS Report

C.FDACS Report

IV.    Old Business

A. Donation Request 4-H Gardening Club

B. Governors Luncheon

C. Drone

V.     New Business

A. Board Elections

VI.    Upcoming Events

VII.    Adjourn

FY19 March Meeting Agenda

Meeting Location: 1085 Pratt Blvd. LaBelle, FL 33935

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AGENDA

March 28, 2019 1:00 PM

CALL TO ORDER

Bruce Hendry, Chair

Bobby McDaniel, Vice-Chair

Mabry McCray, Supervisor

Arial Avila, Supervisor

Lisa Cleghorn, Supervisor

I.     Approval of Prior Meeting Minutes

II.    Financial Report

III.   Staff Reports

A.HSWCD Report

B.NRCS Report

C.FDACS Report

IV.    Old Business

A. Board Elections

V.     New Business

A. Area IV Meeting

B. Posters

VI.    Upcoming Events

VII.    Adjourn

FY20 August Meeting Agenda

Meeting Location: 1085 Pratt Blvd. LaBelle, FL 33935

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AGENDA

August 26, 2019 1:00 PM

CALL TO ORDER

Bruce Hendry, Chair

Lisa Cleghorn, Vice-Chair

Mabry McCray, Supervisor

Arial Avila, Supervisor

Davy Conly, Supervisor

I.     Approval of Prior Meeting Minutes

II.    Financial Report

III.   Staff Reports

A.HSWCD Report

B.NRCS Report

C.FDACS Report

IV.    Old Business

A. NACD Grant

V.     New Business

A. Contract Renewals

B. AFCD Meeting Update

C. Travel Guidelines

D. Book Barn

VI.    Upcoming Events

VII.    Adjourn

 

FY20 September Meeting Agenda

Meeting Location: 1085 Pratt Blvd. LaBelle, FL 33935

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AGENDA

September 26, 2019 1:00 PM

CALL TO ORDER

Bruce Hendry, Chair

Lisa Cleghorn, Vice-Chair

Mabry McCray, Supervisor

Arial Avila, Supervisor

Davy Conly, Supervisor

I.     Approval of Prior Meeting Minutes

II.    Financial Report

III.   Staff Reports

A. HSWCD Report

B. NRCS Report

C. FDACS Report

IV.    Old Business

A. Work Group Meeting

B. Drone Project

V.     New Business

A. Proposed Budget

VI.    Upcoming Events

VII.   Adjourn

FY20 November Meeting Agenda

Meeting Location: 1085 Pratt Blvd. LaBelle, FL 33935

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AGENDA

November 21, 2019 1:00 PM

CALL TO ORDER

Bruce Hendry, Chair

Lisa Cleghorn, Vice-Chair

Mabry McCray, Supervisor

Arial Avila, Supervisor

Davy Conly, Supervisor

I.     Approval of Prior Meeting Minutes

II.    Financial Report

III.   Staff Reports

A. HSWCD Report

B. NRCS Report

C. FDACS Report

IV.    Old Business

A. Drone Update

B. Poster Update

V.     New Business

A. Local Work Group Questions

VI.    Upcoming Events

 

FY20 February Meeting Agenda

Meeting Location: 1085 Pratt Blvd. LaBelle, FL 33935

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AGENDA

February 27, 2020 1:00 PM

CALL TO ORDER

Bruce Hendry, Chair

Lisa Cleghorn, Vice-Chair

Mabry McCray, Supervisor

Arial Avila, Supervisor

Davy Conly, Supervisor

I.     Approval of Prior Meeting Minutes

II.    Financial Report

III.   Staff Reports

A.HSWCD Report

B.NRCS Report

C.FDACS Report

IV.    Old Business

V.     New Business

A. Donation Request Alachua State Land judging

B. NACD Grant Tracking

C. Officer Elections

VI.    Upcoming Events

A. Area IV Meeting

B. AFCD Meeting

 

FY20 June Meeting Agenda

June 17, 2020/Agendas

Meeting Location: 1085 Pratt Blvd LaBelle, FL 33935

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AGENDA

i.     CALL TO ORDER

Lisa Cleghorn, Chair

Bruce Hendry, Vice-Chair

Mabry McCray, Supervisor

Arial Avila, Supervisor

Charles Conly, Supervisor

II.    APPROVAL OF PRIOR MEETING MINUETES

III.   FINANCIAL REPORT

IV.    STAFF REPORTS

A.     HSWCD Report

B.     NRCS Report

C.     FDACS Report

V.     OLD BUSINESS

A.     AFCD Meeting

VI.    NEW BUSINESS

A.     Audit Report

B.     Contract Amendment

C.     ATV Usage

VII.   Miscellanious/Upcoming Events

VII.   Adjourn

 

 

FY21 October Meeting Agenda

Meeting Location: 1085 Pratt Blvd LaBelle, FL 33935

BOARD OF SUPERVISORS AGENDA

October 21, 2020 1:00 PM

 CALL TO ORDER

Lisa Cleghorn, Chair

Bruce Hendry, Vice Chair

Mabry McCray, Supervisor

Arial Avila, Supervisor

Davy Conly, Supervisor

I.      Approval of Prior Meeting Minutes

II.     Financial Reports

III.    Staff Reports

IV.    Old Business

V.     New Business

VI.    Upcoming Events

VII.   Adjourn

 

 

 

 

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