Avon Park
Board of County Commissioners meeting

Posted by: Reposted by Central Florida Cities on Feb 9, 2023 10:52AM

Here is a summary of actions taken at yesterday's Board of County Commissioners meeting:
✅ Recognized the promotions of firefighter/EMT Max Sherwood, firefighter/EMT Ceceil “CJ” Williams, and firefighter/medic Branden Fitch to lieutenant, and the promotions of Daniel Cirrocco, Tim Langston, and Karin Richardson from captain/medic to battalion chief.
✅ Approved the realignment of excess funds from completed projects 12054 (Memorial Drive pipe), 21093 (East Winthrop Street), and 21094 (AP fuel island) in the amount of $154,819.67 to project 22041 (Hammock Road drainage).
✅ Approved acceptance of the Florida Department of Health EMS matching grant 22-23 and adopted a budget amendment to appropriate $205,200 (90%) from FDOH, with a 10% county match in the amount of $22,800.
✅ Approval of Resolution 22-23-65, temporarily suspending the processing of applications for the vacation of a right of way, roadway, easement, or a portion thereof, owned by the County until an updated policy is adopted by the Board. Certain exceptions apply.
✅ Approved a budget amendment for Courthouse façade repairs in the amount of $297,188.57.
✅ Approved the appointment of Jason Dunkel, President/CEO of AdventHealth Sebring, Lake Placid, Wauchula, to the Highlands County Industrial Development Authority and Economic Development Council.
The video of the meeting is available for viewing at https://hcbcc.granicus.com/ViewPublisher.php?view_id=2
The next board meeting will be held at 9 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 21 at the Highlands County Government Center, 600 S. Commerce Ave., in Sebring.

SOURCE: Highlands County Board of County commissioners

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