ALACHUA COUNTY, FL
Board of County Commissioners
Meeting Agenda

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County Administration Building - Jack Durrance Auditorium
12 SE 1 Street, 2nd Floor, Gainesville, FL 32601

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Pastor Azael Pitti, Gainesville Spanish Seventh-Day Adventist Church - Any invocation that may be offered before the official start of the Commission meeting shall be the voluntary offering of, a private citizen, to and  for the benefit of the Commission. The views or beliefs expressed by the  invocation speaker have not been previously reviewed or approved by the  Commission, and the Commission is not allowed by law to endorse the religious beliefs or views of this, or any other speaker.

  • Recommended Action:

    To approve the Regular and Consent Agenda. 

Fiscal Note:
N/A


Strategic Guide:
Social and Economic Opportunity,

  • Recommended Action:

    Proclaim November 2024, as Family Court Awareness Month in Alachua County, Florida

Fiscal Note:
N/A


Strategic Guide:
Social and Economic Opportunity

  • Recommended Action:

    Approve the Resolution as presented and authorize the Chair and Clerk to sign.

Fiscal Note:
No fiscal impact.


Strategic Guide:
Environment

  • Recommended Action:

    Appoint two Citizens-at-Large to a full term ending 9/30/2027. Appoint one Natural Resource Professional to a full term ending 9/30/2027. Appoint one Natural Resource Professional to a partial term ending 09/30/2026.

    If the current Alternate is chosen for a full term Citizen-at-Large position, appoint one citizen to a partial term ending 9/30/2024 to fill the Alternate position.

Fiscal Note:
N/A


Strategic Guide:
Social and Economic Opportunity, Housing, Environment, Public Safety, Infrastructure, or All Other Mandatory and Discretionary Services

  • Recommended Action:

    Appoint County Commissioners to boards and committees for 2024 as approved by the County Commission Chair

12:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as possible.
Limit comments to 3 minutes on non-agenda items & 3 minutes on agenda items.  Those speaking to items on the agenda cannot speak to them later. Individuals should speak during the public hearings for Quasi-Judicial items so that the Commission can consider their testimony.

Fiscal Note:
N/A


Strategic Guide:
Other Mandatory and Discretionary Services

  • Recommended Action:

    Hear Presentation

Fiscal Note:
Each project/phase will return to the BoCC for financial approval, as appropriate.


Strategic Guide:
Infrastructure

  • Recommended Action:

    Presentation only, no action requested.

Fiscal Note:
From January 2020 through 2029, Alachua County will contribute $37,448,801.40 to the GCRA. [001.17.1770.552.83.75 Grants & Aids] The City of Gainesville will contribute $33,256,578.90 to the GCRA. In addition to the GCRA contribution, the County also budgets for an annual allocation to restricted use to community redevelopment within the boundary of the Gainesville Metropolitan area per Section 3 of the contract. [001.17.1770.552.83.77] The County has appropriated $100,000 toward the Airport Gateway project from these such funds.


Strategic Guide:
Social and Economic Opportunity

  • Recommended Action:

    Hear presentation

Fiscal Note:
No fiscal impact for this presentation


Strategic Guide:
All Other Mandatory and Discretionary Services

  • Recommended Action:

    Hear Executive Summary presentation for Fire Rescue Operational Audit conducted by Mauldin and Jenkins, CPA

Fiscal Note:
The amount of the option payment is a non-refundable $1,000.00. However, if the option is exercised, the $1,000.00 will be applied to the final purchase price of the contract.


Total acquisition cost is $307,052 for the land plus $49,000 for due diligence and closing services. The basis for these estimates is detailed below.


In order to provide sufficient spending authority to cover an unanticipated change in acquisition costs, staff is requesting authorization to expend an amount equal to the estimated acquisition and due diligence costs, plus 10%.


Summary of Estimated Costs


•Purchase price: $307,052 (116-ac x $2,647.00/ac)


•Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA): $6,700


•Boundary Survey: $27,000


•Boundary Posts & Signs: $600


•Attorney’s fees and closing costs: $14,700


•10% contingency on purchase price & due diligence: $35,606


•TOTAL EXPENDITURE AUTHORITY REQUESTED: $391,658


The attached Journal Entry requests $391,658. (Exhibit 6)


WSPP – Land Acquisition (Capital Expense)


Fund#: 021.41.4160.537.61.00 – 6194101 Lochloosa Slough Flatwoods – Jackson Heirs


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Fund #: 021.41.4160.537.31.00 6184160: WSPP - Gen. Op. & Due Diligence (Operating Expense)


Annual Tax & Assessment Revenue of the Parcels: $664.04 (2022 total)


1.$348.96 (20069-000-000) Jackson, Sarah Vera Heirs


2.$315.08 (20078-000-000) Jackson, Sarah Vera Heirs


There are two buildings included in this acquisition – a historic home and historic tobacco barn. The house, in particular, is in very poor condition. Once these structures are properly documented in the State of Florida Division of Historical Resources, Florida Master Site File, the County will pursue management strategies depending on safety and other considerations, which may include removing one or both structures, if appropriate.


Estimated Annual Alachua County Forever Management Costs: $2,713


Estimated Alachua County Initial 10-year Improvements: $2,460


(Exhibit 7)


Strategic Guide:
Environment

  • Recommended Action:

    1.Approve and authorize the Chair to exercise the Lochloosa Slough – Jackson Heirs Option Contract to purchase Real Property, subject to the County’s rights to conduct due diligence inspections and notice Seller of Title Defects and Environmental Defects as set forth in the Contract;

    2.Approve the acquisition subject to the non-permitted title exceptions, #5, 6, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12, #13, #14, #15, and #16, as listed in the attached Title Commitment, and subject to the concurrence of the county attorney and the closing attorney;

    3.Authorize staff to execute additional documents as necessary to close the transaction including the pursuit of a non-public access easement over tax parcel # 20079-000-000; and

    4.Approve the attached budget amendment authorizing the expenditure of funds for due diligence and associated closing costs.

Fiscal Note:
The amount of the option payment is a non-refundable $1,000.00. However, if the option is exercised, the $1,000.00 will be applied to the final purchase price of the contract.


Total acquisition cost is $1,453,347 for the land plus $111,200 for due diligence and closing services. The basis for these estimates is detailed below.


In order to provide sufficient spending authority to cover an unanticipated change in acquisition costs, staff is requesting authorization to expend an amount equal to the estimated acquisition and due diligence costs, plus 10%.


Summary of Estimated Costs


•Purchase price: $1,453,347 (lump sum)


•Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA): $5,000


•Boundary Survey: $77,500


•Boundary Posts & Signs: $1,500


•Attorney’s fees and closing costs: $27,200


•10% contingency on purchase price & due diligence: $156,455


•TOTAL EXPENDITURE AUTHORITY REQUESTED: $1,721,002


The attached Journal Entry requests $1,721,002. (Exhibit 6)


WSPP – Land Acquisition (Capital Expense)


Fund#: 021.41.4160.537.61.00 – 6194101 Lochloosa Connector – Rimes


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WSPP - Gen. Op. & Due Diligence (Operating Expense)


Fund #: 021.41.4160.537.31.00 6184160


Annual Tax & Assessment Revenue of the Parcels: $9,385.92 (2022 total)


1.$6,791.80 (18354-038-045) Rimes, Lessie


2.$30.04 (18354-038-046) Rimes, Lessie


3.$2,564.08 (18354-038-007) Rimes, Lessie


There are no building structures included in this acquisition that would become a County asset.


Estimated Annual Alachua County Forever Management Costs: $9,800*


Estimated Alachua County Initial 10-year Improvements: $269,500* (Exhibit 8)


* Partner Agency Management Option – Joint Participation Agreement with SJRWMD (Exhibit 3)


County staff have negotiated with St. Johns River Water Management District (SJRWMD) for partnership in the acquisition and management of this this property. Through execution of the Joint Participation Agreement (Exhibit 3), SJRWMD will provide 20% of the purchase price (not to exceed $290,669.40) and certain pre-acquisition and acquisition-related costs associated with the transaction not to exceed $9,300. Additionally, SJRWMD will assume management responsibility for the property, to be added to the Lochloosa Wildlife Conservation Area via an Annexation Agreement. Under this agreement, Alachua County will have no financial obligations for the stewardship.


Strategic Guide:
Environment

  • Recommended Action:

    1.Approve and authorize the Chair to exercise the Lochloosa Connector – Rimes Tri-Party Option Contract to purchase Real Property, subject to the County’s rights to conduct due diligence inspections and notice Seller of Title Defects and Environmental Defects as set forth in the Contract;

    2.Approve the acquisition subject to the non-permitted title exceptions, #7, #8, #9, #10, #11, #12, #13, and #14, and to the subject to the concurrence of the county attorney and of the closing attorney;

    3.Approve and authorize the Chair to exercise the Lochloosa Connector – Rimes Joint Participation Agreement with the St. Johns River Water Management District; and

    4.Authorize staff to execute additional documents as necessary to close the transaction and including the pursuit of a non-public access easement on SE 148th St.; and

    5.Approve the attached budget amendment authorizing the expenditure of funds for due diligence and associated closing costs.

Fiscal Note:
Alachua County is responsible for a portion of the cost of the operation of the Medical Examiner’s Office based on the percentage of deaths for the prior fiscal year. Currently, Alachua County is charged at 63.5% of the total expenses.


Strategic Guide:
Public Safety

  • Recommended Action:

    Approve the creation of a department and to direct staff to prepare documents/budget to create a County department, conduct a compensation study, create a new fee operating cost, create FTEs and develop a transition plan for the Medical Examiner’s Employees and operations.

Fiscal Note:
072.54.5425.529.63.98 - $8,419,286


052.00.0064.519.99.24 - $1,000,000 project# ARP2021x006 (ARP)


Plus: $4,124,000 City of Gainesville and $820,000 GRU collected over 5 years


Strategic Guide:
Public Safety

  • Recommended Action:

    Contingent on the City Commission’s approval of the Estoppel Agreement on 12-14-2023, approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Purchase Sale Agreement, Co-Location Agreements, and Estoppel Agreement, approve and authorize the County Manager to sign all User Agreements with all 10 users of the Trunked Radio System, and authorize the County Manager to approve and execute all documents necessary to complete the transaction (e.g., application for FCC approval to transfer radio frequency licenses; assignment of Motorola maintenance agreement/software licenses).

Fiscal Note:
General Fund Budget Increase $12,181,042


Total All Funds Budget Increase $111,469,535


Strategic Guide:
All Other Mandatory and Discretionary Services

  • Recommended Action:

    Conduct a public hearing to adopt resolution and approve the December Budget Adjustment journal.

Fiscal Note:
N/A


Strategic Guide:
All Other Mandatory and Discretionary Services

  • Recommended Action:

    Staff recommends approval with conditions of the Revised Preliminary Development Plan and Resolution DR-23-39

Fiscal Note:
If the special use permit is granted, the Fire Assessment (Fund 011) will reimburse the WSPP Half Cent Sales Tax (Fund 021) for utilization of the acreage needed for the Fire Station, approximately $26,770.


Strategic Guide:
Public Safety

  • Recommended Action:

    Staff recommends that the Board adopt Resolution Z-23-04 approving the requested special use permit.

The earlier of 5:30 P.M. or at the end of the morning meeting if there is no evening meeting.

  • Recommended Action:

    To adjourn the meeting. 

Fiscal Note:
The Fiscal change from amendment 115 to 116 is for Crisis Center 988 in the amount of $225,414. Budget has been added to Fund 023 reflected in “Attachment A” of the Resolution.


Strategic Guide:
Social and Economic Opportunity

  • Recommended Action:

    Approve LSF Amendment 116 and the attached Resolution with Budget Amendment “Attachment A”.

Fiscal Note:
Burial cost with grave prepared: $1,472


Cremation cost: $675 child cremation is $550.


The cost difference is $797 per adult and $922 per child more for burial.


Fiscal Year 2024 Adopted budget 001.29.2960.564 –$100,000


Strategic Guide:
Mandated Service

  • Recommended Action:

    Approve the Cremation Only Policy

Fiscal Note:
N/A


Strategic Guide:
All Other Mandatory and Discretionary Services

  • Recommended Action:

    Approve Art Loan Agreement, as presented, and authorize the Chair and Clerk to sign.

Fiscal Note:
N/A


Strategic Guide:
Housing

  • Recommended Action:

    Appoint Svetlana Korotkevitch to the Alachua County Housing Authority Board as Alternate Member, with a Term Ending July 31, 2027

Fiscal Note:
The CCC operating budget is recorded in Fund 144 and the CCC restricted capital replacement budget is recorded in Fund 147.


Strategic Guide:
Public Safety

  • Recommended Action:

    Approve the Combined Communications Center Interlocal Agreement and authorize the Chair and Clerk to sign.

Fiscal Note:
Neutral. This is a no-cost renewal extending the term of the agreement, the Department of Transportation’s cost sharing responsibility to compensate the County up to $86,000 shall be extended to December 31, 2024.


Both the revenues and expenses of $86,000 are included in the FY24 budget in Fund 260 (Water Conservation Grant Fund) and associated with project 8205502: Main Street Detention Pond Outflow Filter.


Strategic Guide:
Environment

  • Recommended Action:

    Approve the renewal and authorize Chair to sign the amendment.

Fiscal Note:
From FY24 001.19.1919.519.46.00 expense budget of $341,667, moving $37,500 to Project 8221903 County Elevators and $24,724 to Project 8211910 Metamorphosis Renovations.


From FY24 001.19.1919.529.46.00 expense budget of $681,667, moving $50,000 to Project 820911 Jail Countertops, $25,000 to Project 8221903 County Elevators and $140,000 to Project 8201913 Sheriff Headquarters & Combined Communications Center Building Automation Systems.


From FY24 001.19.1919.712.46.00 expense budget of $1,026,667, moving $320,000 to Project 8201910 State Attorney’s Office Roof Top Unit Renovations


Strategic Guide:
Infrastructure

  • Recommended Action:

    Approve budget amendment

Fiscal Note:
This document is necessary in order to receive aid(funding) due to natural disasters. The approval of this document has no immediate fiscal impact.


Strategic Guide:
Public Safety

  • Recommended Action:

    Approve the Revised Statewide Mutual Aid Agreement as presented and authorize the Chair and Clerk to sign. Authorize the County Manager to sign any and all additional related documents.

Fiscal Note:
The EMPG grant is a reimbursement grant that will require an interfund loan for cash flow purposes for an amount not to exceed $88,356. This grant will allow for an additional $88,356 in grant revenue that will be expensed for personal services. Account 256.54.5430.525-various, project number 2235402.



Budget Amendment 2024-00000125 includes the adjustment to reduce the adopted revenue and expense budget by $86,346.00 and allocating the full award to the proper project associated (2235402.


Strategic Guide:
Public Safety

  • Recommended Action:

    Approve the 2023-2024 Federally Funded Subgrant EMPG Agreement, adopt the Resolution amending the Adopted Budget, approve the Budget Amendment (2024-00000125), and authorize an Interfund Loan not to exceed $88,356.00

Fiscal Note:
The grant award for the purchase of one (1) extractor to decontaminate bunker gear is $6,356.25 (083.54.5480.522.52.00 #3245401 and requires a local match of $2,118.75 from existing MSBU-Fire equipment funds (011.54.5480.522.52.00 #3245401) for a total of $8,475.00. The estimate for installation is $500.00 at Station 40. There is sufficient budget to cover these costs in the MSBU-Fire sustainment funds (011.54.5480.522.46.00).


Strategic Guide:
Public Safety

  • Recommended Action:

    Approve the grant agreement, adopt the resolution, and approve the budget amendment to establish the budget for the grant award

Fiscal Note:
Reimbursements will be recognized as the project and documentation are finalized.


Strategic Guide:
Public Safety

  • Recommended Action:

    Approve the Subgrant Agreement between Alachua County and State of Florida, Division of Emergency Management to receive reimbursement for incurred costs related to Hurricane Idalia and authorize staff to file supplemental paperwork associated with the reimbursements.

    Authorize the Manager to sign future documents associated with the Grant that do not commit the County to any additional actions or expenditures.

Fiscal Note:
The FY2023-24 Adopted Budget includes $1,300,630.00 of anticipated PEMT revenue. The total allotment for Alachua County is $4,080,607.62 which results in a net unanticipated Managed Care Option (MCO) revenue of $2,779,977.62 ($4080,607.62-$1,300,630.00) (091.54.5450.349.00.00 #6195410). The additional revenue will require the County to provide the State share through an intergovernmental transfer (IGT) of $1,715,487.44 (091.54.5450.526.49.00 #6195410). After the IGT, the net unanticipated revenue to recognize and allocate for the MCO is $1,064,490.18 ($4,080,607.62-$1,300,630.00-$1,715,487.44). Staff recommends an allocation of $70,954.00 for vendor fees (091.54.5450.526.34.00 #6195410-ALL), $633,536.00 for EMS Equipment replacement and enhancement (091.54.5450.526.52.00 #6195410-ALL $318,536.00 and 091.54.5450.526.64.00 #6195410-ALL $315,000.00), $30,000.00 for upgrades to the Loften training center (091.54.5450.526.46.00 #6195410-ALL), $300,000.00 for Fire Rescue training (091.54.5450.526.55.00 #6195410-ALL), and $30,000.00 toward a 50-year anniversary celebration for Fire Rescue(091.54.5450.526.48.00 #6195410-ALL).


Strategic Guide:
Public Safety

  • Recommended Action:

    Adopt the Resolution and approve the budget amendment.

Fiscal Note:
All work performed by the County will be billed by the County using the County’s fee schedule.


011.54.5480.342.5000


Strategic Guide:
Public Safety

  • Recommended Action:

    Approve and sign the Interlocal Agreement between Alachua County and the City of High Springs.

Fiscal Note:
The FY24 EMS County Grant is $39,734.92 and the distribution deadline to return the application is January 31, 2024. Once the award is received, the Department will return to the Board with a budget amendment for the revenue and expenses. At that time, it will be accounted for in Fund 014.


Strategic Guide:
Public Safety

  • Recommended Action:

    Adopt the Resolution, approve and sign the EMS Grant Application

Fiscal Note:
There are no fiscal requirements in submitting the application, and no local match is required. Staff anticipates that the grant would fund all of the design costs for Phase 1 of the Waldo Greenway. Should FDOT award the grant and require an agreement with the County, any Fiscal Impacts will be identified at that time.


Strategic Guide:
Social and Economic Opportunity, Environment, Public Safety, and Infrastructure

  • Recommended Action:

    Rank the Waldo Greenway Extension Phase 1 Design Project as the County’s #1 Unfunded SUNTrail Priority and authorize staff to transmit the SUNTrail grant application to FDOT.

Fiscal Note:
Adoption of the MMTM Agreement will allow the developer to utilize the MMTM Program. Payment of MMTM fees will occur prior to Certificate of Occupancy for any use. Fees will be utilized for eligible projects in the Capital Improvements Element of the Comprehensive Plan.


355.79.7910.324.3150 $20,500 in Fiscal Year 2024 (FY24)


Strategic Guide:
Infrastructure

  • Recommended Action:

    Approve the Multi-modal Transportation Mitigation Agreement (MMTM) between Alachua County and International Education Solutions, Inc. dba Premier Preschool and authorize the Chair’s signature

Fiscal Note:
The Housing Strategic Development Coordinator is a new classification funded under the Infrastructure Sales Tax. The SR CADD Designer is new classification, (2) full time equivalent (FTE) positions were approved for fiscal year 2023-2024. The SR. Treatment Court Officer is a (re)classification of an existing position; it is a filled position and will result in an hourly increase from $27.1139 to $29.8253.


Strategic Guide:
All Other Mandatory and Discretionary Services

  • Recommended Action:

    Request approval of the Fiscal Year 2023- 2024 revisions to the Non-Bargaining Pay Plan.

Fiscal Note:
There are sufficient funds in accounts: 500.04.0450.513.51.00 $182,740.80, 091.54.5450.526.52.00 $17,989.01, 011.54.5480.522.52.00 $17,346.54, Project 6195410 (PEMT) Public Emergency Medical Transportation.


Strategic Guide:
All Other Mandatory and Discretionary Services

  • Recommended Action:

    Approve the issuance of the purchase order to Law and Order Technology, LLC, in the amount of $218,076.35.

Fiscal Note:
There are sufficient funds in the FY24 operating budget to cover the $59,799.30 annual cost (091.54.5450.526.46.00 $33,150.00 and 091.54.5450.526.46.00 #6195410-ALL $26,649.30)


Strategic Guide:
All Other Mandatory and Discretionary Services

  • Recommended Action:

    Approve and authorize Chair to Execute Agreement 13974 with Stryker Sales, LLC, for regular maintenance and service on their emergency equipment, NTE $59,799.30 annually.

Fiscal Note:
Netsync DUO Access agreement for $60,264 is funded within the Computer Replacement Fund operating budget in account 500.04.0450.513.46.00


Strategic Guide:
All Other Mandatory and Discretionary Services

  • Recommended Action:

    Approve the issuance of the purchase order to Netsync Network Solutions, in the amount of $60,264.00.

Fiscal Note:
With approval of the carryforward budget amendment on the December 12th agenda, there will be sufficient funds in the following accounts – amounts: 310.54.5480.522.62.00 - $75,000, 310.54.5480.522.61.00 - $75,000, 321.54.5400.522.62.00 - $3,605,302, 321.54.5400.526.62.00 - $3,605,302, 321.54.5400.522.64.20 - $35,000, and 321.54.5400.526.64.20 - $35,000, Project #9215401: Relocate Station 21 for a Project total of $7,430,604.


Strategic Guide:
Infrastructure

  • Recommended Action:

    Approve and authorize the Chair to execute the Second GMP Amendment 13356 with D E Scorpio Corporation for the construction of County Fire Station No. 21, located at 15909 NW 173rd Street, Alachua, Florida 32615, setting the GMP at $6,570,781.00, with a total estimated cost of $7,056,628.00 as outlined in the Proposed Project Budget.

Fiscal Note:
Budget for this expense is in expense accounts 001.65.6500.554.54.80 and 001.65.6500.554.44.25 to cover the expenditures for the cloud based computing services.


Strategic Guide:
All Other Mandatory and Discretionary Services

  • Recommended Action:

    Approve and authorize the Chair to execute Agreement 13995 with Amazon Web Services, Inc., in the amount of $55,000.

Fiscal Note:
There are funds budgeted in account: 149.79.7900.541.31.00 for road maintenance projects but most of the funding for these services are in project budgets from multiple funding sources.


Strategic Guide:
Infrastructure

  • Recommended Action:

    Approve the ranking and authorize staff to negotiate agreements for RFP 24-149 Annual Professional Geotechnical Engineering and Testing Services:

    1. GSE Engineering & Consulting, Inc.

    2. Universal Engineering Sciences, LLC

    3. ECS Florida, LLC

    4. Professional Service Industries, Inc.

    5. CSI GEO, Inc.

    Authorize staff to negotiate agreements with the top three (3) ranked firms. Should the staff be unable to negotiate satisfactory agreements with the top three (3) ranked firms, negotiations with the unsuccessful firms will be terminated. Negotiations may be undertaken in the same manner in order of ranking until three agreements are reached, and so forth.

Fiscal Note:
The FY24 Budget has allocated funds to cover this contract in 149.79.7900.541.46.00.


Strategic Guide:
All Other Mandatory and Discretionary Services

  • Recommended Action:

    Approve the Award and authorize the Chair to execute Agreement 14027 with USA Services of Florida, LLC for Bid 24-229 Annual Street Sweeping Services, NTE $110,856.00 annually.

Fiscal Note:
The Civil Engineering Services are part of the Transportation Projects Budget in multiple funds such as 1 Cent Surtax Other Uses Fund, Transportation Trust Fund, 5-cent Local Option Gas Tax Fund, Multi Modal Transportation Funds and Impact Fees Funds


Strategic Guide:
Infrastructure

  • Recommended Action:

    Approve the ranking and authorize staff to negotiate agreements for RFP 23-432 Civil Engineering Services for Itemized Transportation Projects for Public Works:

    1.Causseaux, Hewett, & Walpole, Inc.

    2.Kimley-Hom and Associates, Inc.

    3.Hanson Professional Services Inc.

    4.Infrastructure Consulting & Engineering, PLLC, LLC

    5.Bentley Group, Inc.

    6.Mott MacDonald, LLC

    7.DRMP, Inc.

    8.HNTB Corporation

    9.Kisinger Campo & Associates

    10.Traffic Signal Coordination LLC

    Authorize staff to negotiate agreements with the top five ranked firms. Should the staff be unable to negotiate satisfactory agreements with the top-ranked firms, negotiations with the unsuccessful firm(s) will be terminated. Negotiations may be undertaken in the same manner in order of ranking until five agreements are reached, and so forth.

Fiscal Note:
There are funds in the FY24 Information and Telecomm Services operating budget for the Netsync Smartnet maintenance, in account 001.16.1601.519.46.00


Strategic Guide:
All Other Mandatory and Discretionary Services

  • Recommended Action:

    Approve the issuance of the purchase order to Netsync Network Solutions, in the amount of $73,313.68.

Fiscal Note:
There could be recording fees associated with this authorization to advertise the unimproved right-of-way vacation which is accounted for and budgeted in account 149.79.7910.541.49.00


Strategic Guide:
All Other

  • Recommended Action:

    That the Board adopt the proposed resolution to set a date and time to hold a public hearing to consider vacating a portion of the unimproved rights-of-way dedicated to the County by the Plat of F.H. Thompson’s Subdivision and authorizing the County staff to advertise same.

Fiscal Note:
507.04.0490.366.0000 - $25,000


507.04.0490.519.49.00 - $25,000


Strategic Guide:
All Other Mandatory and Discretionary Services

  • Recommended Action:

    Approve a budget amendment to recognize unanticipated revenue and authorize the chair to sign the resolution.

Fiscal Note:
The Grant Award is $73,335.


056.71.7190.331.2000 - $73,335


056.71.7190.586.91.92 - $25,335


056.71.7190.586.91.93 - $48,000


Strategic Guide:
Public Safety

  • Recommended Action:

    Approve the budget amendment and authorize the chair to sign the resolution

Fiscal Note:
The Second Amendment sets a Not-to-Exceed Amount of $116,440.00 per fiscal year. Funds are already encumbered for this contract in account 405.76.7633.534.31.00.


Strategic Guide:
Environment

  • Recommended Action:

    Approve Second Amendment to Agreement #11937 with University of Florida for providing landfill and solid waste related research to the Alachua County Solid Waste & Resource Recovery Department and authorize the Chair to sign on behalf of the County.

Fiscal Note:
Funding for the program was approved on Dec 6, 2022, with the additional $500,000 approved for a second pilot project on Sept 26, 2023. Account Number 052.00.0064.554.82.15 (Other Grants project ARP2021x012.


Strategic Guide:
Housing

  • Recommended Action:

    Approve the signing of the contract

Fiscal Note:
N/A


Strategic Guide:
All Other Mandatory and Discretionary Services

  • Recommended Action:

    N/A. For informational purposes only.

Fiscal Note:
N/A


Strategic Guide:
All Other Mandatory and Discretionary Services

  • Recommended Action:

    No action necessary. For informational purposes only.

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https://alachuacounty.us/events/Pages/default.aspx

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