HENDRY SOIL AND WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT
Post Office Box 248 LaBelle, Florida 33975
December 9, 2021
The Hendry Soil and Water Conservation District Meeting was called to order at 1:03 pm on December 9, 2021, by Chair Lisa Cleghorn. Meeting was held in the large conference room at the Dallas B. Townsend Agricultural Building at 1085 Pratt Blvd., LaBelle, Florida.
BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT: Chair Lisa Cleghorn, Vice-Chairman Bruce Hendry, Supervisor Mabry McCray, Supervisor Charles Conly, Supervisor Arial Avila
BOARD MEMBERS ABSENT:
OTHERS PRESENT: Noreen Berden HSWCD Program Manager, Bob Beck HSWCD Drone Coordinator
CALL TO ORDER
I. Motion to approve Minutes from October 20, 2021 (McCray, Hendry). Unanimous. Motion Passed.
II. Motion to approve Financial Reports as presented (McCray/Hendry). Unanimous. Motion Passed.
III. Staff Reports.
A. HSWCD Report -Noreen Berden gave report.
B. NRCS Report -Bob Beck gave report.
C. FDACS Report -No report available report.
IV. Old Business
A. Florida Farm Bureau Legislative Days-SB1085 Senator Hutson
HB 783 Representative Truenow
SB 1000 Senator Albritton
V. New Business
A. Stipends have been awarded for the NACD meeting for seven TA Grant program managers. Hendry SWCD is the recipient of a stipend. New TA Grant applications should be available in January 2022.
B. Motion to approve yearend bonuses for Roy Curry, Bob Beck, Jorge Rodriguez and Noreen Berden. (Conly/McCray). Unanimous. Motion Passed.
C. Motion to approve that compensation rates under the TA Grant to be tabled until the Board has more information, and the new grant has been applied for.
(Conly/McCray). Unanimous. Motion Passed.
VI. Miscellaneous/Upcoming Events
A. Next Board meeting -January based on Supervisor availability