County League of Cities, Inc.
December 7, 2009
Craig Barker called the meeting to order at 12:02 p.m. at Two Trees Restaurant
Barker (President) - Destin
Chubb (Secretary/Treasurer) - Cinco Bayou
Grandberry - Crestview
Anderson - Fort Walton Beach
Smith - Laurel Hill
Mattson - Eglin AFB
Brown - Eglin AFB
Smith - Shalimar
March 2, 2009 -
Mayor Combs moved to approve the minutes of the March 2, 2009 Executive
Board Meeting. The motion was
seconded by Councilman Baugh and passed unanimously.
Barker recapped the history with Valparaiso.
Neither he nor Tina has heard anything from anyone from that city
regarding rejoining the league. There
was some discussion about reaching out to them once more.
Mayor Anderson moved that Mayor Barker (as President of the OCLOC)
sign a note requesting that Valparaiso reconsider their inactive status to put
in with the dues notices. The motion
was seconded by Councilman Chubb and passed unanimously.
REPORT: $2326.86 after paying
$83.01 for the June Meeting Lunch and $600.00 for web site contract.
Councilman Grandberry moved to approve the Treasurerís Report.
The motion was seconded by Mayor Anderson and passed unanimously.
Since the dues notices havenít gone out yet, Tina asked the board if
they wanted to consider lowering the yearly payment or leaving off the $100
yearly lunch fee since the group isnít meeting monthly anymore.
The board decided to keep the $150 fee the same and discuss ways to spend
the money at the next meeting (sponsorship, scholarship, etc.).
This will be discussed at the March OCLOC meeting.
OLD BUSINESS - There was no Old Business to discuss.
Proposed Fisheries Management Decisions by the National Marine Fisheries (Mayor
Mayor Barker reported that he had a Resolution that he would like the board to
consider. He explained the
background behind the resolution, that the last stock assessment was done in
1991 and the decisions are based on that assessment.
The stock numbers have changed and Congress should allocate funding for a
third party stock assessment. The
board decided that they should have a meeting before the January dinner meeting
to meet and discuss the Resolution. Mayor
Barker will e-mail the resolution to Tina who will forward it out to everyone
before the dinner meeting.
Discussion/Resolution on Offshore Drilling - Fort Walton Beach and Destin are both
prepared to pass a resolution and will forward the resolution for review.
It was asked that this item be put on the March agenda.
New Executive Board Officers Nominations - Mayor Anderson moved to nominate Nick Chubb as
President, Charles Baugh as Vice President, and Gary Combs as
Secretary/Treasurer. The motion was
seconded by Councilman Chubb and passed unanimously.
The new officers will be sworn in at the January Dinner Meeting.
- January 19, 2010 - OCLOC lunch meeting - This was corrected to read OCLOC dinner meeting and it will be hosted by Mary Esther.
ANNOUNCEMENTS/REPORTS FROM CITIES:
Bayou - The city is having legal
issues with property owners in regards to the underground utilities.
Also, they have 2 council seats and their Mayor seat open to run in the
- Crestview is getting ready for the 7th Special Forces. Their
10-plex movie theater should be done before 1 March.
The Remodeled Church for the Police Department just opened.
- Destin continues to do well. They broke ground on 2 roadways, Last Wednesday
The Beach Restoration issue went before the supreme court, and the Destin
Christmas Parade will be Saturday at 10:00 a.m.
AFB - 7th Special Forces
compound has buildings going up, The completion of the SEIS should be announced
some time in the spring, and there will be a Community Leaders Breakfast on
Wednesday at the Golf Course at 7:30 a.m.
Walton Beach - The Cityís
Christmas parade is tonight. They
closed the loop on their 200-unit, affordable housing project, finally received
the parking garage amended development agreement and there are 2 Councilman
seats that may need to be filled.
Field - There was no one from
Hurlburt Field present at the meeting.
Hill - Laurel Hill is continuing to
have problems (flooding and washouts) but they are getting over the hurdles and
hope to have something good to report at the next meeting.
Esther - There was no one from Mary
Esther present at the meeting.
- There was no one from Niceville present at the meeting.
County - There was no one from
Okaloosa County present at the meeting.
- The Shalimar Boat Parade will be on December 8.
- There was no one from Valparaiso present at the meeting.
Ė Mayor Anderson moved to adjourn the meeting at 1:06 p.m.
The motion was seconded by Councilman Grandberry and passed unanimously.
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