Wednesday, May 12, 2021 1:00pm 200 NW 5th Street Conference Room, Okeechobee, FL 34972
Call to Order
Mariano Corona- Chairman-Present
Nicki Smith- Supervisor- Present
Donald Sellers, Jr.- Supervisor- Present
Douglas Burnham- Present
Supervisor Glynn Rutledge- Treasurer-Present
I. Motion to approve of April 14, 2021 Minutes (Smith/Sellers). Motion Passed.
II. Motion to approve Financial Report (Smith/Rutledge). Motion Passed.
III. Staff Program Reports
1. Howard Harrison gave the NRCS program update.
2. Audrey Kuipers gave the OSWCD program update.
3. FDACS- The Board would like to know how many Okeechobee producers/landowners
are not enrollment yet.
4. FSA- no report
IV. Unfinished Business-NONE
V. New Business
1. UF/IFAS Extension Okeechobee Soil Testing Grant reqeust- Audrey Kuipers gave the
Board an update on a proposal from the County Extension Director-Livestock Agent,
Lauren Butler. The Board would like for Ms. Butler to attend next month’s meeting.
VI. Upcoming Events
1. Board of Supervisors Meeting | June 9 | 1pm
2. OCSB Summer Camp | June 23 |Soils Lesson | 9-10am
3. AFCD Annual Meeting | September 9-10, 2021 | Daytona Beach