The Annual Meeting of Landowners and Supervisors of the Central Charlotte County Drainage District was held on Thursday, June 15, 2023, at the Charlotte County Public Works building conference room, 7000 Florida Street, Punta Gorda, Florida 33950.
The meeting was called to order at 2:00 p.m. Roll was taken, and it was determined that all supervisors and a quorum of landowners were present. The landowners and supervisors who were present at the Meeting included David Anthony, Vincent Boccio, and Carol M. Nevling. Also present at the Meeting were the District’s secretary/treasurer, Ms. Judy Uhland and the District’s attorney Edward L. Wotitzky.
Due and proper notice of the meeting was established. Attached to these Minutes is the Publisher’s Affidavit of Publication confirming the Notice of Meeting was published on May 25, 2023 and June 1, 2023, in The Daily Sun newspaper. The supervisors and landowners noted that the Minutes of the June 9, 2022 Annual Meeting and the December 15, 2022 Workshop Meeting were approved.
The District’s attorney advised that the election by the landowners of one (1) supervisor was in order. The position currently held by Carol M. Nevling which expires on September 30, 2023, is open for election. Carol M. Nevling was nominated to serve an additional three (3) year term commencing October 1, 2023. There were no other nominations, and on motion made by David Anthony, seconded by Vincent Boccio, and unanimously carried, Carol M. Nevling was elected to serve as a supervisor of the District for a three (3) year term commencing on October 1, 2023.
As a result of the election, the following individuals constitute the supervisors of the District for the noted terms:
Name of Supervisor Date of Term Expiration
David Anthony September 30, 2024
Vincent Boccio September 30, 2025
Carol M. Nevling September 30, 2026
The supervisors then conducted an election of officers for terms commencing on October 1, 2023. On motion made by David Anthony, seconded by Carol M. Nevling, and unanimously carried, the following individuals were elected to the noted offices:
President Vincent Boccio
Vice President Carol M. Nevling
Secretary/Treasurer Judy Uhland
The annual financial report/financial statements for fiscal year ending September 30, 2022, as provided to the Chief Financial Officer of the State of Florida was then reviewed. A copy of the said report is attached to these Minutes. After review, and on motion duly made, seconded and unanimously carried, the financial report was approved as submitted.
Ms. Uhland then reviewed the bank statement for the District of period ending May 31, 2023 and the financial statements for that ending period. The bank statements and financial statements which were reviewed are attached to these Minutes.
The proposed budget for fiscal year commencing October 1, 2023 was then reviewed. A copy of the proposed budget is attached to these Minutes. In connection with the budget review, Mr. Anthony inquired as to the maintenance of the ditches. Ms. Nevling and Mr. Boccio advised that the Lake Doctors had been spraying the ditches, and same were in better condition than in the past number of years. Ms. Nevling advised that Lake Doctors is conducting four (4) sprayings annually.
After further discussion concerning the budget, and on motion made by David Anthony, seconded by Carol M. Nevling, and unanimously carried, it was
RESOLVED that the proposed budget, a copy of which is attached to these Minutes, for fiscal year commencing October 1, 2023, is approved and adopted. It was further,
RESOLVED that assessments shall be levied at the rate of $20 per acre for fiscal year beginning October 1, 2023 and the assessment roll as presented was approved.
The supervisors then considered when to schedule a workshop meeting for the supervisors. After discussion, the supervisors determined the workshop meeting should be scheduled for either December 7, or December 14, 2023 subject to availability of the conference room at the Charlotte County Public Works building.
There being no further business before the landowners and the supervisors, the meeting was, on motion duly made, seconded, and unanimously carried, adjourned.
Judy Uhland, Secretary
Approved: Vincent Boccio, President