Commission Public Hearing Minutes
Draft Minutes of the Citizens Advisory Task Force Committee Meeting, June 20, 2022, 6 p.m.
The Lady Lake Citizens Advisory Task Force Committee Meeting was held in the Town Hall Commission Chambers at 409 Fennell Blvd, Lady Lake, Florida.
A. Call to Order
The meeting was called to order by Mayor Rietz at 6:08 p.m.
B. Roll Call
STAFF & CONSULTANTS PRESENT
C.T. Eagle, Public Works Director; and Nancy Wilson, Town Clerk
David Fox, Fox Enterprises
The Town of Lady Lake is considering making application to the Florida Department of Economic Development Opportunity (DEO) for a Small Cities Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) of up to Seven Hundred and Fifty Thousand Dollars ($750,000). Information regarding the range of activities that may be undertaken throughout this grant will be provided as well as the opportunity for the public to express their views concerning the community’s economic and community needs.
David Fox from Fox Enterprises projected his powerpoint presentation explaining the CDBG process and the four categories: Housing Rehabilitation, Commercial Revitalization, Neighborhood Revitalization and Economic Development. He also showed the income limits required to qualify for projects and described how the point system works to determine an applications final score. There are a total of 1,000 points that can be earned.
The Public Hearing was opened for public input
There were no comments
The Public Hearing was closed
Public Works Director Eagle outlined the two projects he thought would be most beneficial to the Town.
1. Continuation of sidewalk improvements to Morningside Avenue and Longview Avenue. The project would connect to existing sidewalks and continue their extension around the neighborhood. The sidewalk improvements would include drainage modifications and roadway repairs, including signage and striping
2. Replacement of existing pumps and accessories that have exceeded their lifespan at lift station 12
Mr. Eagle also mentioned two sidewalk improvement projects that could be funded with any leftover dollars.
Commissioner Kussard made a motion for the town to apply for the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) of up to Seven Hundred and Fifty Thousand Dollars to be utilized in the Neighborhood Revitalization category; Commissioner Hannan seconded. Motion carried 5-0.
With no further business to discuss, the meeting adjourned at 6:19 p.m.
Nancy Wilson, Town Clerk
Jim Rietz, Mayor