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[Call to Order]

[00:00:15]

TO ORDER. WE WILL HAVE THE OPENING PRAYER

BY CAROL WILSON. >> HEAVENLY FATHER WE ASK YOU PROVIDE WISDOM THE BOARD TODAY. GIVE MAYOR HUDSON. I BELIEVE HER HUSBAND IS IN THE

HOSPITAL. >> I MAKE THE MOTION MADAM

CHAIR. >> I WILL SECOND.

>> PLEASE CALL THE ROLL.

[**Presentation by Corporal Jack Nash, Community Relations and PIO for the Okeechobee County Sherriff’s Office to Dillon Resendiz, Distribution Mechanic III of Gas Operations.]

>> ARE WE READY FOR THE PRESENTATION BY CORPORAL JACK

NASH? >> WE ARE.

>> SIR. >> UP TO THE PODIUM.

>> UP TO THE PODIUM. >> GOOD AFTERNOON, EVERYBODY.

THANKS FOR HAVING ME. MY NAME THE CORPORAL NASH.

THE COMMUNITY RELATIONS LIAISON FOR OKEECHOBEE COUNTY AS WELL AS PIO. WHAT BROUGHT ME HERE TODAY IS ACTUALLY ONE OF YOUR EMPLOYEES. I WILL GIVE YOU BACK STORY AND THEN I LED INDICATE YOU ON WHAT THIS YOUNG MAN DID.

SO I'VE BEEN IN LAW ENFORCEMENT FOR 27 YEARS.

I'VE SEEN A LOT COME AND GO EYE SEEN PEOPLE DO AMAZING THINGS.

THIS ONE TAKES THE CAKE. IMAGINE BEING 17 ON YOUR WAY TO SCHOOL WORST THING YOU WORRIED ABOUT EVERYBODY NOTICE YOUR NEW OUTFIT. OR IF YOU HAVE NEW PIMPLE.

ESPECIALLY IF YOU'RE FEMALE. THE NEXT THING YOU KNOW YOU WAKE UP AND YOU'RE PINNED UNDERNEATH SOMETHING EXTREMELY HEAVY.

AND YOU SMELL SMOKE AND YOU FEEL THE HEAT AND YOU CAN'T GET OUT OF IT. YOU JUST KNOW YOU'RE IN TROUBLE.

THEN LET'S FLIP TO THE OTHER SIDE OF THIS.

IMAGINE YOU'RE ON THE YOUR WAY WORK FORMAL DAY THINKING ABOUT WHAT YOU HAVE TO DO THAT DAY. AND YOU PULL UPON A TRAFFIC CRASH WHERE A FULL-SIZE PICK UP HAS RAMMED UNDER A SEMITRACTOR-TRAILER AND YOU ALSO REALIZE THAT TRACTOR-TRAILER ON FIRE AND THERE'S SOMEONE INSIDE SCREAMING FOR HELP.

AND EVERYTHING YOU TRY TO DO WITH YOUR HANDS DOESN'T WORK.

THERE'S ANOTHER GENTLEMEN THERE. YOU GET TOGETHER.

YOU KIND OF COME UP WITH A FORMULATED PLAN.

YOU GRAB THE CHAIN. YOU PULL THE DOOR OPEN.

YOU REACH INSIDE YOU MOVE SOME THINGS AND PULL THE YOUNG LADY OUT AND SAVE HER LIFE. MR. DILLON HERE DID THAT.

IN SEPTEMBER. AND WE HONORED HIM YESTERDAY WITH THE VICTIM. SHE HAD GOTTEN OUT OF THE HOSPITAL AND CALLED ME AND TOLD ME SHE WANTED TO ATTEND.

I WANTED TO PRESENT AGAIN TO DILLON RESENDIZ FROM ALL OF US AT THE SHERIFF'S OFFICE AND MORE SO THE VICTIM.

THERE SHOULD BE MORE PEOPLE LIKE YOU SON.

I HOPE YOU KNOW THAT. I CAN CALL YOU THAT BECAUSE I'M

OVER 50. >> WE WANTED TO GIVE YOU THIS SPECIAL RECOGNITION AWARD FROM THE SHERIFF HIMSELF.

AND THANK YOU FOR EVERYTHING YOU DO.

YOU KNOW THE DEFINITION OF TRUE HERO DOING SOMETHING AND NOT GETTING RECOGNITION EXPECTED FOR IT.

RIGHT? AND THAT'S EXACTLY WHAT THIS YOUNG MAN DID AFTER HE HELPED THE GIRL HE GOT IN HIS VEHICLE AND CAME TO WORK. NO ONE PROBABLY NEW ANYTHING.

SO FOR THAT BESIDE GIVING YOU THIS.

I WANT TO ALSO INVITE EVERYBODY TO SAY -- DEFINITION OF INENTRETREPIDY. YOU DON'T KNOW WHAT IT IS.

LOOK IT UP. >> THANK YOU, DILLON.

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I ACTUALLY SAW IT LAST NIGHT ON THE NEWS ON CHANNEL 5 I THINK.

[A. SET THE AGENDA.]

THE NEXT ITEM WE WILL MOVE TO TO SET THE AGENDA.

IS THERE A MOTION TO SET THE AGENDA?

>> MADAM CHAIR. I WILL MAKE A MOTION TO ACCEPT

THE AGENDA. >> I WILL SECOND.

>> PLEASE CALL THE ROLL.

[B. APPROVAL OF MINUTES]

ITEM B APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES IS THERE A MOTION TO APPROVE?

>> I MOVE WE APPROVAL THE MINUTES.

>> I WILL SECOND. >> PLEASE CALL THE ROLL.

MEETING OF OCTOBER 22ND. IS THERE MOTION TO APPROVE THOSE

SECONDS >> MADAM CHAIR I WAS INVOLVED IN THAT ONE. I WILL MAKE THE MOTION TO

APPROVE OCTOBER SPECIAL MEETING. >> I WILL SECOND.

>> PLEASE CALL THE ROLL.

. ANY COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC?

[C. COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC]

SEEING NONE I WILL MOVE TO THE CONSENT AGENDA.

AND -- I'M SORRY. YES, SIR.

IF YOU COULD SIGN IN AND STATE YOUR NAME AND ADDRESS FOR THE

RECORD. >> MY NAME THE SHAUN MORGAN.

I'M HERE YOUNG MAN INVESTED IN THE COMMUNITY.

I'M TRYING TO BUY THE PROPERTY AND BEAUTIFY THE CITY.

I HAVE AN ISSUE WITH THE WATER BILL EXCESS OF ALMOST 5,000.

IT WAS PRIOR TO ME PURCHASING THE PROPERTY AND WHAT HAPPENED THEY ARE SAYING THAT THE PROPERTY WAS USED OVER 500,000 GALLONS. THAT'S THE SIZE OF OLYMPIC-SIZED POOL. THAT'S ALMOST IMPOSSIBLE.

I TRIED NUMBER OF TIME TO GO THROUGH UTILITY DEPARTMENT TO GET THIS ISSUE TAKEN CARE OF. BUT TO NO AVAIL.

I'M TRYING TO GET THIS WAIVED FROM THE PROPERTY FOR THE FACT METER WAS PULLED IN 2010. HAD NO UTILITIES THERE.

NO PLUMBING. NO ELECTRICAL.

AND I HAD TO PULL THE PERMITS TO GET THE NECESSARY CORRECTION BEFORE I COULD RENT IT. I'M STUCK WITH THIS BILL TRYING TO FICK OUT HOW I CAN GET THIS WAIVED SINCE THERE WAS NO UTILITY. NO WATER LINES OR ANYTHING CONNECTED TO THE HOUSE. I ASK THE BOARD IF YOU COULD WAIVE THE FEES OR GET ME SOME HELP IN TRYING TO REMOVE THE LIEN FROM MY PROPERTY. I HAVE COPIES THAT I CAN SUBMIT

FROM THE UTILITIES. >> I HAVE A QUESTION M MR. KOBLEGARD. WOULDN'T THAT BE A LEAN THAT WOULD COME UP ON THE CLOSING IF THAT WAS BEFORE HE DID IT?

HE OWNED IT? >>IZE YEAH IT'S HARD TO SAY

WITHOUT KNOWING ALL FACTS. >> IT DIDN'T COME UP AT THE TIME THE COMPANY THAT OWNED THE PRIOR TO ME MOVED IN SOUTH CAROLINA.

I GUESS MY QUESTION DID YOU GO THROUGH NORMAL TITLE COMPANY?

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>> YES. >> THEY USED SOMEONE IN ORLANDO.

TO ME YOU HAVE ITEM AGAINST TITLE COMPANY; RIGHT?

>> IT CERTAINLY SOUNDS LIKE THAT.

SOMETIMES THE MUNICIPAL LIENS DONE HAVE TO BE RECORDED BY STATUTE. THEY GET A -- IT DIDN'T COME UP.

>> WE NEED MORE FACTS TO SEE IF WE CAN HELP THIS GENTLEMAN.

>> I THINK EVERYONE IS WILLING TO LOOK INTO THIS AND HELP YOU.

IF YOU LEAVE YOUR INFORMATION, OKAY AND I THINK WE WILL WORK TOGETHER TO GET SOMETHING RESOLVED?

>> I HAVE ONE QUESTION. WHEN -- YES, SIR.

I FOUND OUT THE METER WAS REMOVED NOVEMBER 6TH, 2010.

THE HOUSES VACANT SINCE THAT TIME.

>> THE PERSON THAT YOU BOUGHT IT FROM, THE AUTHORITY NEEDS KNOW

2010 WHO OWNED IT. >>S THAT THE WATER OR THE

ELECTRIC METER? >> WATER.

THEY WERE BOTH REMOVED. THERE'S NO ELECTRICITIMENT.

IT WAS DISCONNECTED FROM THE POLL.

WE PULLED PERMIT TO GET THE ELECTRICITY AND PULL THE PERMIT TO GET THE WATER TURNED BACK ON IN THE RESIDENCE.

BECAUSIST REMODELLING. >> COULD THAT BE TAKEN CARE OF

WITHIN 30 DAYS. >> WE NEED TO KNOW THE DETAILS.

WE WILL LOOK AT THE DETAILS AND GET BACK AS SOON AS WE CAN.

>> OKAY. >> THANK YOU.

>> THERE WAS ANOTHER GENTLEMAN THAT ASKED TO PEOPLE.

J JUST SIGN IN AND STATE YOUR NAME.

I I'M KEVIN GRIFFIN.

I LEFT NEXT TO ST. MARKS CATHOLIC CHURCH.

WE HAVE KIND OF A WE'RE SANDWICHED IN BETWEEN THAT AREA KNOWN AS ORANGE BLOSSOM ESTATES. THE REASON I AM HERE IS TO FIND OUT WHO DO I TALK TO HOW DO I GET THE BALL ROLLING TO GET SANARY SEWER IN OUR NEIGHBORHOOD? I THINK WE'VE BEEN IN THE CITY OF FORT PETER I'VE BEEN HERE 15 YEARS. BUT OUR HOUSE WHERE WE ARE AT THE CAROLWOOD SUBDIVISION HAS BEEN THERE SINCE I BELIEVE 80,

NO, BEFORE THAT EVEN. >> IT WAS A LONG TIME.

BUT THE PROBLEM I HAVE THERE'S A LOT OF NONCONFORMING LOTS THERE INCLUDING MY. THEY ARE OBVIOUSLY BEFORE THE DEVELOPMENT CODE. WE HAVE A PROBLEM WITH THE RISING LEVEL OF THE GROUND WATER.

AND WE CAN'T SUSTAIN IT MUCH LONGER.

THE WASTE SYSTEM THAT WE HAVE IN PLACE.

WE'RE IN FT. PIERCE AND WE'RE ON EXCUSE ME FOR THIS.

WE'RE IN FT. PIERCE AND WE'RE ON SEPTIC SYSTEM.

IT'S OUR OWN. IT'S PROBABLY CHEAPER THAN PAY THE FEE. I DON'T MIND PAYING A FEE IF IT'S REASONABLE. PARTICULARLY I'M KIND OF LIKE STUCK BECAUSE GEOLOGY WILL NOT ALLOW US TO MAINTAIN OUR SYSTEM.

THAT WE HAVE THIS PLACE RIGHT NOW.

I'VE ASKED EVERYBODY. I'VE BEEN TO CITY COUNCIL.

EYE TALKED TO CITY COUNCIL PEOPLE.

AND I'VE ALSO BEEN TO THE CITY. BEEN REFERRED.

I GOT TO TELL YOU PEOPLE ARE HARD TO FIND.

THIS WHAT I'M AT THIS MEETING. THE PEOPLE FP&L WON'T TALK TO YOU. YOU CALL THE PHONE.

AND THE PERSON THEY REFER YOU TO SOMEONE WHO WORKS IN THE SANARY SEWER DEPARTMENT THANKED WON'T TAKE TO YOU BECAUSE THEY HAVE TO TALK TO SOMEONE ELSE. YOU KNOW I'VE BEEN CIRCLING AROUND THIS HAMSTER WHEEL. IT'S LIKE A HAMSTER WHEEL.

IF YOU'VE BEEN VA WHEN YOU MAKE A CLAIM OR TRY TO GET MEDICAL CARE. THAT'S LIKE A HAMSTER WHEEL FOR

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VETERAN. YOU HAVE TO WAIT A LONG TIME TO GET RESULT. RIGHT HERE, I THINK I WILL CUT THE HAMSTER WHEEL OFF AND STOP IT.

AND TALK TO YOU DIRECT AND HERE I AM.

I'M A LITTLE BIT SURGICAL OPERATIONED.

ELECTED OFFICIALS UP HERE ON THE >> WE'RE AN APPOINTED BOARD.

>> THE MAYOR IS OUT TODAY. HER HUSBAND IS IN THE HOSPITAL.

>> ISN'T THERE REQUIREMENT FOR CITY COUNCIL ORB COMMISSION WHATEVER YOU CALL IT AND I THOUGHT THERE WAS A POSITION FOR

COUNCILMEMBER ON THE BOARD? >> THE MAYOR.

>> JUST THE MAYOR. >> THAT'S INTERESTING.

>> ANYWAY. BOTTOM LINE TO THAT IS I KIND OF FIGURED FP&L LIKE A TAXING TORT. YOU TAKE TAX BY RAISING OUR RATES. BUT I DON'T CARE ABOUT THE RATE ON THIS PARTICULAR SEWER AS LONG AS I GET SEWER.

THE PEOPLE ON LOCK WILL BE RUINS.

WE HAVE A FIVE-MINUTE LINT. THAT'S THE BUZZING WAS.

>> WHO DO I TALK TO ABOUT THIS? >> I AM GOING TO PUT YOU IN CHARGE BO, WOULD YOU. HE'S HEAD OF WASTEWATER TEMPERATURES. HE WILL TALK TO YOU.

HOW IS THAT? >> BO HUTCHINSON.

HE'S IN CHARGE OF WEST WATER? JOOND AND WATER.

ONE MORE THINK IF I MADE FOR ONE MORE SECOND.

ISN'T THERE SOME TIME OF PROGRAM THEY ARE PUTTING OUT TO BRANCH OUT WITH THE SANARY SOURCE NOW AT THIS POINT IN TIME?

>> I LET YOU TALK TO MR. HUTCHINSON.

>> ALL RIGHT. THANK YOU VERY MUCH.

THANK YOU. ANY OTHER PUBLIC COMMENT?

>> SEEING NONE, I'M GOING TO MOVE TO THE CONSENT AGENT AND I

[D. CONSENT AGENDA]

GUESS WE HAVE TO PULL ITEM ONE. IS MY UNDERSTANDING.

>> YES. WE NEED TO PULL ITEM ONE BECAUSE THE CHARTER REQUIRES THAT SWRAE FULL BOARD BEFORE WE MAKE THOSE CHANGES. ALL RIGHT MR. MATTHEWS.

I WILL HOLD MY COMMENTS UNTIL LATER.

BUT I THINK NOT ONLY THE DIRECTIVE BIT THE TURN OVER.

IT'S A CHARTER. IT'S GOING LONGER THAN I HAD AT THE END OF THE MEETING TO MAKE A COMMENT ABOUT THE SAME ITEM.

I WILL DO THAT AT THE END OF THE MEETING WE WILL PULL THAT ITEM AND MAKE THE MOTION PULL THE ITEM BECAUSE IT'S WITH THE

CHARTER. >> I WILL SECOND.

>> PLEASE CALL THE ROLL.

>> I GUESS WE STILL HAVE TO MAKE A MOTION ON REST OF THE CONSENT

AGENDA. >> I MOVE THAT ALL ITEMS FROM 2 DOWN TO BE APPROVED IN THE CONSENT AGENDA ITEM.

>> I WILL IS EQUITY -- SECOND. >> PLEASE CALL THE ROLL.

>>

[E. LETTERS OF APPRECIATION]

>> LETTERS OF APPRECIATION. >> YES.

>> E-MAIL RECEIVED FOR DIAGNOSING THE PROBLEM AND FIXING THE FLICKERING LIGHTS IN CONDOMINIUM.

AND E-MAIL RECEIVED FROM SHAWNEE THANK RAOUL BARRERA FOR SERVICE SKILLS IN HELPING CARLTON ROBINSON AT PORTFINO LANDING APARTMENT. YOU CAN COME ON UP.

STAND UP HERE AND I WILL READ THE LETTER.

BY THE PODIUM IS FINE. >> A LETTER RECEIVED BY MAYOR JEFF W.HALL FROM THE CITY OF ALEXANDRIA THANKING FOR SENDING MANPOWER TO HELP WITH CLEANUP AND REPAIR OF THEIR POWER INFRASTRUCTURE AFTER HURRICANE LAURA.

THANK YOU. ALL OF YOU.

SCOTT RUBY OF WATER DISTRIBUTION -- FOR SCOTT RE-Y FROM ANGELA COE FOR HIM FIXING HER ONGOING LOW PRESSURE PROBLEM. AND PHONE CALL RECEIVED FROM FRED HELLTHALER THANKING ANDRE CLEVELAND OF WATER DISTRICT FOR

[G.1. Approve the recommendation to resume electric service disconnects on November 30, 2020.]

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EXCELLENT SERVICE IN REPAIRING HIS WATER LEAK.

>> THE FIRST TIME PRESENTATION BY THE STATUS OF DELINQUENT ACCOUNTS AND RECOMMENDATION TO INITIATE SERVICE DISCONNECTIONS ON NOVEMBER 30TH. THANK YOU.

GOOD AFTERNOON MADAM CHAIR. IHERE TO PROVIDE INFORMATION ON THE BOARD WHY IT'S TIME TO RESUME DISCONNECT FOR NONPAYMENT AND WHAT I WOULD LIKE TO DO IS START OFF BY PROVIDING A QUICK SUMMARY OF THE EFFORT WE'VE MADE TO DATE TO HELP AVOID DISCONNECTING OUR CUSTOMERS. I WANT TO EMPHASIZE THAT WE REALLY WANT TO WORK WITH CUSTOMER TO AVOID DISCONNECTION BY ALL MEANS POSSIBLE. I WILL START WITH LATE AND PENALTY FEES. WE DISCONTINUED DISCONNECTED.

ON MARCH 18TH THROUGH TEND OF THE YEAR.

WE WILL WAVE LATE AND PENALTY FEES.

TO DATE THAT AMOUNT TO JUST OVER 529,000.

IT'S BEEN A BIG RELEASE FOR OUR CUSTOMER.

AS YOU MAY RECALL BACK IN LATE APRIL WE HAD POWER COST ADJUSTMENT OF $2 PER 1,000 KILOWATT HOURS PER MONTH UNTIL OCTOBER 1ST WHEN IT WAS ADJUSTED.

RELIEF PROGRAM OVER 200,000 ORIGINALLY 100,000 WE DEDICATED AN ADDITIONAL 100,000 TO THE PROGRAM.

TO DATE WE ISSUED PAYMENT FOR VOUCHERS OR FOR HARDSHIP AFFILIATE FORM APPROVAL FOR JUST OVER 112,000 TO OUR CUSTOMERS.

WE ALSO ARE REVIEWING THE LIST OF THE APPLICANT THAT HAVE MADE SUBMITTED APPLICATION TO ST. LUCIE CARES ACT FOR INDIVIDUAL ASSISTANCE. THAT LIST JUST OVER 312 CUSTOMERS. AND I RECEIVED SOME INFORMATION ON FRIDAY AND FOLLOWED UP ON COUNTY MONDAY.

THOSE CUSTOMERS FOR THE INDIVIDUAL ASSISTANCE PORTION HAVE RECEIVED THEIR PAYMENT OVER THE LAST 3-4 FRIDAY.

NOVEMBER 6TH WAS THE LAST ISSUE OF DISTRIBUTION OF FUNDS FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO THE CUSTOMERS.

THEY SHOULD HAVE PLENTY OF TIME BETWEEN NOVEMBER 6TH AND DECEMBER FOURTH WHEN THE RMENTDATION WE MAKE FOR DISCONNECT. WE DEVELOPS PLAN IN AUGUST AND THAT WAS DID HELP AVOID DISCONNECT IN AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER. IT'S IMPORTANT TO SUMMARIZE THAT THE PROGRAM HAS BEEN PRETTY SUCCESSFUL.

85% OF THE CUSTOMER OF SEPTEMBER KEPT UP WITH THEIR PAYMENT.

IT WAS PRETTY SUCCESSFUL. 74% OF THE CUSTOMERS CONTINUES TO STAY CURRENT. THE REASON YOU HAD THE DIP BECAUSE WE SUSPENDED DISCONNECTS ON OCTOBER 22ND.

ACTUALLY OCTOBER 20TH AND 22ND. THAT'S WHY YOU SAW A LITTLE BIT OF DECREASE. ADDITIONALLY I WOULD LIKE THE REVIEW THE ITEMS THAT WE DISCUSSED AT THE OCTOBER 22ND MEETING. WE TALKED ABOUT THE CARES ACT.

ANYONE ON THE LIST WILL NOT BE DISCONNECTED.

THOSE CUSTOMER WILL NOW BE BACK ON THE LIST.

WE ARE CALLING ALL OF OUR CUSTOMERS TO ASK FOR PAYMENT TO TALK ABOUT THEIR CURRENT UTILITY BILL AND DISCUSS PAYMENT OPTION WITH THEM. IF THEY ARE NOT ABLE TO MAKE PAYMENT FOR CURRENT BILL WHICH WOULD GET THEM OFF THE DISCONNECT LIST WE WORK WITH THEM TO DO GOOD FAITH PAYMENT.

TO DATE WE HAVE 50 CUSTOMERS THAT HAVE TAKEN ADVANTAGE OF THE GOOD FAITH PAYMENT PROGRAM WHICH IS FANTASTIC.

CUSTOMERS JUST REFRESHER FOR GOOD FAITH PAYMENTS THAT'S 25% OF THEIR BILL. UP TO MAXIMUM OF 100.

FOR COMMERCIAL ACCOUNTS 25% OF THEIR BILL.

WE DEVELOPED THE SPONSORSHIP, THE 100,000 COVID RELIEF FUND WE WANTED TO STREAMLINE THE PROCESS T GET OUR CUSTOM MANIER TO HELP DISTRIBUTE THE FUNDS FOR THOSE CUSTOMER WHOSE APPLIED.

WE DEVELOPED THE HARDSHIP AFFIDAVIT FORM.

THAT FORM WILL BE USED TO HELP DISTRIBUTE THE REST OF THE FUNDS AND THE CAN COVID-19 PROGRAM GIVES RESIDENTIAL CUSTOMERS UP TO 400 FOR UTILITY ASSISTANCE. THAT DOES APPLY TO THEIR BILL TO AVOID DISCONNECTS. I WILL DISCUSS MORE THE DISTRIBUTION BETWEEN THE AFFIDAVIT IN THE NEXT SLIDE.

WE MENTIONED WE TALKED ABOUT NO DISCONNECTS IN THE WEEK OF THANKSGIVING AND CHRISTMAS. WE WILL CONTINUE TO DO THAT.

WE WILL NOT MAKE CHANGES THERE. WE WILL BE ON THREE-DAY SCHEDULE

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FOR DISCONNECTS. TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY AS THEY SUGGESTED DURING THE OCTOBER 22 AND 23RD BOARD MEETING. THE FRIDAY BEFORE THEY ARE SCHEDULED FOR DISCONNECT WE WILL DO A DOOR HANGER ON THOSE SCHEDULED. WE WILL CALL CUSTOMER.

DO AN AUTOMATED CALL TO REMIND THEM THE BILL THE DUE THREE DAYS OUT. IF WE'RE NOT ABLE TO GET IN THUCH WITH THEM. WE WILL FOLLOW UP A DAY OUT AND

GIVE THEM A PERSONAL CALL. >> THE COVID-19 SPONSOR SHIP HOW IS THAT GOING. MUSEUMARD SEED.

WE DEDICATED 100,000 TO MUSTARD SEED TO KATE WE'VE APPROVED 200 VOUCHER FOR OVER 66,000. WE HAVE THREE VOUCHERS PENDING FOR OVER 1 HUH. WE HAVE 50,000.

WE HAVE 11 VOUCHER SPENDING FOR OVER 2800 THE HARDSHIP AFFIDAVIT WE DEDICATED THE ADDITIONAL 50,000 WE HAVE AND ALLOCATED THAT WE DID NOT ALLOCATE. WE TOOK AT THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE BOARD AND USED IT OUR SEXSE SELVES. WE'VE GOTTEN A LOT OF APPLICATION AND AS YOU CAN SEE HERE WE REVIEWED OVER 467 APPLICATIONS GOOD PORTION OF THOSE VERY LARGE PORTION OF THOSE PEOPLE WHO ALREADY RECEIVE ASSISTANCE.

OR THEY ARE NOT ON THE CUT LIST. AGAIN WE'RE TRYING TO REVIEW THIS TO MINIMIZE THOSE CUSTOMER ON THE CUT LIST.

THE GUIDELINE FOR APPLICATION YOU HAVE TO FILL APPLICATION IN FULL. IT'S PRETTY STRAIGHT FORWARD APPLICATION. YOU HAVE TO IDENTIFY WHETHER THERE'S A LOSS OF REDUCTION IN WORK HOURS.

AND THAT'S PROBABLY IN MOST OF THAT RELATED TO SOMEONE MOVING IN WITH YOU AND INCREASING YOUR UTILITY BILL.

INCOME LOSS DUE TO COVE IT BECAUSE YOU ARE NOT ABLE TO SEND YOUR KIDS OFF TO FOR CARE. ANY KIND OF MEDICAL EXPENSES THAT WE'RE DIRECTLY RELATED TO COVID-19 WHERE YOU WEREN'T ABLE TO PAY UTILITY BECAUSE YOU HAD TO TAKE CARE OF MEDICAL EXPENSES. I POST IT FOR ANYONE INTERESTED.

YOU CAN SEE THE FORM IN THE TOP OF THE PAGE TOP CENTER OF THE PAGE. AND IF YOU DON'T HAVE COMPUTER YOU CAN CALL 466-1600. AND WE WILL WORK WITH YOU TO FILL OUT THE APPLICATION. WE'VE DONE THAT QUITE A BIT.

THE REASON WE THE MFGS AND THE BOND COVENANCE.

THE RESOLUTION WAS WRITTEN AT THE RECOMMENDATION OF OUR BOND HOLDER WE WOULD IDENTIFY THAT FPLA WOULD PROTECT THE SYSTEM TO REPAY THE BOND FOR MONEY THAT WE BORROWED.

THIS IS VERY IMPORTANT. PURSUANT TO THAT RESOLUTION THERE'S THROUGH BULLET ITEMS I WOULD LIKE TO IDENTIFY.

A FIRST ONE IS WE'RE NOT ALLOWED TO GIVE AWAY OR RENDER FREE SERVICES TO OUR CUSTOMERS. THAT'S IDENTIFIED IN THE RESOLUTION. WE'RE ALSO REQUIRED TO DISCONNECT UNTIL ALL AMOUNTS ARE PAID IN FULL.

WE'VE OBVIOUSLY THE NEXT ITEM WE'RE OBLIGATE TO ENFORCE THE COLLECTION OF DELINQUENT ACCOUNTS.

WE'VE BENT THESE -- WE ARE WE'VE STRETCHED THE RULES QUITE A BIT OVER THE LAST TEN MONTHS OR SO. I THINK WE'VE WE STRETCHED IT QUITE A BIT. WE DID RECEIVE A LETTER FROM OUR BOND COUNCIL ON NOVEMBER 5TH. AND THEY SPECIFICALLY IDENTIFIED IT'S TIME FOR YOU TO MOVE FORWARD WITH MANDATORY DISCONNECTS AND ENFORCE THE COVENANT ITEMS BECAUSE IT WILL LIMIT THE LIABILITY DOWN THE ROAD.

THAT'S THE BIGGEST THING TO TAKE AWAY TODAY.

THE RECOMMENDATION ARE THAT WE RESUME THE ELECTRIC DISCONNECT ON DECEMBER 1ST. WE WILL BE ON THREE DAY, SCHEDULE. TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY.

THAT IS TO TO GET IN COMPLIANCE WITH BOND COVENANCE.

THAT'S OVER 1.5 MILLION IN SPECIAL PAYMENTS.

THEY ARE PAST DUE AMOUNTS. WE SALT LAKE CITY RESOLUTION FOR MANDATORY DISCONNECT FOR NONPAYMENT AFTER 60 DAYS.

AND YOU KNOW WE RELAXED THAT BECAUSE OF COVID-19.

I THINK THERE'S ONE -- THERE'S A COUPLE OF ITEMS I WOULD LIKE TO HIGHLIGHT WE'VE TALKED ABOUT COUPLE OF BOARD MEETINGS.

THERE'S A FEW CUSTOMERS A GOOD SMALL PORT R PORTION OF OUR CUSTOMER ARE APPROACHING 10 MONTHS WITHOUT MAKING PAYMENT.

THAT MEANS THAT IF WE EXTEND THIS ANY MORE AND THEY DON'T PAY. THAT FOR THE NEXT 12 MONTHS THEY

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WILL MAKING TWO PAYMENTS. PAYING TWO YEARS WORTH IN TIME .

THAT'S GOING TO BE DIFFICULT FOR CUSTOMER IF WE DON'T RESUME OUR NORMAL PRACTICE OF DISCONNECTS. AND

>> THE NEXT THING I DO BELIEVE THAT EVIL I TIME WE EXTENDED THE DISCONNECTS PAYMENTS HAVE GONE DOWN SIGNIFICANTLY.

I DO BELIEVE THAT THE NUMBER OF DISCONNECTS THAT WE HAVE WILL DROP OFF SIGNIFICANTLY IF WE REINSTATE THE DISCONNECT POLICY.

IT WOULD BE HAPPY TO TAKE QUESTIONS YOU MAY HAVE.

>> I THINK TO ADD WHAT HE TALKED ABOUT.

WE WOULD DO ABOUT 200 DISCONNECTS A WEEK.

>> THIS WOULDN'T BE EVERYBODY ALL OF A SUDDEN GETTING DISCONNECTED. WE WOULD WORK WITH SHARDSHIP AFFIDAVIT TO SEE IF THEY QUALIFY AND GET A GOOD FAITH PAYMENT.

THAT'S THE LARGER NUMBER. WE THINK THAT NUMBER WILL BE LOWER. WE DO BELIEVE THAT.

>> JUST BECAUSE WE START DISCONNECTS WE WILL CONTINUE TO

IMPLEMENT THE PROGRAMS. >> MADAM CHAIR.

>> YES, SIR. >> WHEN I FIRST GOT INVOLVED WITH THIS MY RECOLLECTION I WANTED TO GIVE THE CUSTOMER AND CHANCE NOT HAVE A HARDSHIP. MARRIAGES STILL TWO REMAINING PUZZLE. FIRST ONE EXTRA MONEY STILL LEFT IN BOTH OF THOSE AGENCIES, GOING CUTTING OFF LIGHTS.

THE OTHER ONE IS THAT EVEN THOUGH WE LOOKING AT THIS RESOLUTION I COULD IMAGINE IF IT WAS DONE IN THE LAST TEN YEAR THEY HAVE NO IDEA THE SITUATION GOING COME NATIONALLY LIKE IT IS. NOT ONLY COMING NATIONALLY.

IT WILL BE REOCCURRENCE OF THE PROBLEM AGAIN.

I TALKED ABOUT WHERE WE ARE WITH THE CURRENT FIRES AND EXPECTING WHAT TO DO WITH HUSH KAINES COME IN.

NOW HURRICANES NOT HERE. BUT ANOTHER REOCCURRENCE OF THE VIRUS. THESE ARE HARDSHIP.

I HAVE NO PROBLEM MOVING TOWARD THE RESOLUTION IS DOING.

I HAVE NO PROBLEM WITH THAT. THE PROBLEM IS WHAT WILL WE DO

WITH THE EXTRA MONEY? >> THAT'S A GOOD QUESTION.

THE IDEA AS THE DIRECTION OF FEEDBACK WE HAVE GOTTEN FROM THE BOARD IS THAT FUNDING YOU SEE THERE'S UNDER 45,000.

REMAINING I'M SORRY 35,000 REPAINING IN THE FPL PORTION.

WE WOULD USE THAT TO TARGET THE DISCONNECT LIST.

WE COULD APPROVE THOSE VOUCHER IF THEY ARE NOT ON THE CUT LIST WEAR REALLY NOT HELPING THOSE CUSTOMER ON THE CUT LIST.

EVERY WEEK THE IDEA HERE IS TO TAKE THE 35,000 AND IDENTIFY THE CUSTOMER WHOSE CAN'T PAY AND HELP THEM AS BEST WE CAN TO AVOID DISCONNECT. THE NUMBERS ARE 200 FOR THE CUSTOMERS IN THE DANGER. I BELIEVE THE NUMBER AROUND 900.

THAT'S WE WOULDN'T DO 900 A WEEK.

WE WOULD CALL THEM TO GET PAYMENT.

TO WORK WITH THEM ON PAYMENT. >> THE HOLIDAY IS COMING.

YOU GOT BOTH MAJOR HOLIDAYS. DON'T GET INVOLVED WITH THE HOLIDAY. THERE'S PEOPLE THAT LIKE TO SEE THEIR LOVED ONE AND A PLATE ON THE TABLE.

I'M CONCERNED ABOUT THE ONES THAT ARE IN SCHOOL.

IF WE CUT OFF THE LIGHTS THEN WHAT WILL HAPPEN WITH THOSE ON THE INTERNET. IT'S A CONCERN.

>> THE REMAINING FUNDING WE HAVE FOR COVID-19 SPONSORSHIP WE WOULD WORK WITH THOSE CUSTOMERS TO DISTRIBUTE THAT MONEY TO THEM AND GET THEM TO APPLY FOR THE FUNDING AND GET IT TO APPLY TO THEIR ACCOUNT. JUST AS A REFRESHER.

WE WOULDN'T DISCONNECT THE WEEK OF THANKSGIVING.

THE FIRST ROUND WOULD START DECEMBER 1ST.

AFTER THANKS GIVING WE WOULDN'T DISCONNECT THE WEEK OF

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CHRISTMAS. THIS ADDRESSES THE QUESTIONS I HAD LAST MEETING. I THINK BOARD LOOKING AT YOU BRINGING REPORT ON THIS PARTICULAR DAY.

NOVEMBER 17TH. AND SEE WHERE WE ARE.

I GUESS YOUR RECOMMENDATION ARE OF THE THREE CONCERNS.

>> THE OTHER THING I LOOKED OUT WE TALKED ABOUT THE DATE.

I DON'T KNOW HOW WE GOT GOT TO DECEMBER 1ST.

>> I BELIEF THE BOARD HAD SOME DISCUSSION FOR DECEMBER 31ST.

THEN GOT PUSHED BACK TO REEVALUATE ON NOVEMBER 17TH.

SO I DON'T THINK WE ENDED UP WITH DECEMBER 31ST.

>> WE DECIDED WE WOULD MAKE A DECISION TODAY.

>> OKAY. CAN I ASK A QUESTION REAL QUICK.

YOU ARE TALKING WITH THE DOOR KNOCKER.

THEY WILL ALSO BE GETTING PHONE CALLS DURING THE PHONE CALLS, THE CONVERSATION IS GOING TO BE GUIDED WITH WE STILL HAVE MONEY AVAILABLE. IS THERE SOME WAY WE CAN USE THIS TO HELP YOU. AND SOMETHING WE WILL BE ABLE TO HELP THEM WITH RIGHT THEN AND THERE OVER THE PHONE AND BE ABLE TO APPLY IT THAT WAY THE ONES THAT TRULY NEED IT GET THE USE

OF THOSE FUNDS. >> YES, MA'AM.

WE WILL CALL CUSTOMERS TO REQUEST PAYMENT AND IF THEY ARE NOT ABLE TO MAKE PAYMENT. WE WILL WORK TO GET A GOOD FAITH PAYMENT. IF WE ARE NOT ABLE TO GET GOOD FAITH PAYMENT. WE WILL TELL THEM ABOUT THE HARDSHIP AFFIDAVIT AND WORK WITH THEM TO AVOID DISCONNECT.

HOPEFULLY THAT ANSWERED YOUR QUESTIONS IF.

>> YES, IT DID. I JUST WANTED TO MAKE SURE THE CONVERSATION WOULD BE GUIDED, YOU KNOW.

AND IT WOULD BE PERSONALIZED OBVIOUSLY.

I THINK YOU GAVE A STATISTIC FROM LAKE WORTH BEACH.

>> AND THEN WHEN THEY STARTED IMPLEMENTING CUT OFFS.

WHAT THEY DIDN'T SEE SO MANY CUT OFFS; RIGHT?

WHAT WAS THE NUMBER ON THAT? >> I DON'T REMEMBER THE EXACT NUMBER. I THINK THEY SAID 80% OF PEOPLE ON THE CUT LIST PAID BEFORE THEY WERE DISCONNECTED.

EVEN AFTER THEY DISCONNECT THEY HAD 15 PEOPLE WHO DIDN'T THEY WERE DISCONNECTED.AFTER - THE ONE DISCONNECTED PAID UP QUICKLY AND THEY WERE PUT BACK IN SERVICE.

I HAVE A FEELING THAT WE'RE IN A SIMILAR POSITION HERE IN TERMS OF A NUMBER OF PEOPLE THAT WILL BE ABLE TO PAY OR AT LEAST MEET MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS HERE SO THEY CAN WON'T GET DISCONNECTED.

UNFORTUNATELY I THINK IT'S TIME WE FOUND OUT.

>> MADAM CHAIR. >> YES, SIR.

>> I'M ASKING WHAT CITY ARE WE TALKING ABOUT?

>> LAKE WORTH BEACH THE ONE I WAS TALKING ABOUT.

>> OKAY. >> I THINK 80% IS CORRELATES CLOSELY TO THE NUMBER OF CUSTOMERS THAT KEPT UP WITH

THEIR AUTOMATIC PAYMENT PLAN. >> WE'RE IN THE 85% FOR SEPTEMBER. I THINK IF WE ENFORCE THOSE THE POLICY FOR DISCONNECTS, I THINK WE WILL SEE NUMBERS ARE HIGHER.

>> PEOPLE MAKING PAYMENT TO SQUARE UP THE ACCOUNT.

>> HOW LONG DO YOU THINK WE WILL CONTINUE WITH THE THREE DAYS A WEEK CUT OFFS? I DON'T THINK WE SHOULD GO A

WHOLE YEAR. >> NO.

>> WE KNOW THE END OF THIS YEAR. COME BEGINNING OF NEXT YEAR.

2021. YOU GET BACK TO NORMAL ACTIVITY.

I THINK YOU'RE RIGHT. DECEMBER 31.

WE WOULD REEVALUATE AT THE LAST MEETING IN DECEMBER.

AND MAKE A DECISION FROM THERE FOR THE BOARD TO REINFORCE NORMAL PROCEDURE. TO FIVE DAYS A WEEK.

YOU MENTIONED THAT THREE DAYS WAS A GOOD SO WE HAVE FRIDAY TO CATCH UP ON RECONNECTS. BASICALLY SATURDAY AND SUNDAY

RIGHT BACK MONDAY. >> FIRST DAY WOULD BE TUESDAY.

TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. TO MY COLLEAGUE OVER HERE WHEN YOU LOOK AT THE HIDDEN MATHEMATICS HERE YOU TALK 200 CUSTOMER AND 900 IN DANGER. WE WON'T THAT LONG BEFORE WE REACH THE LIST OF PEOPLE. HOPEFULLY THAT'S THE CASE.

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THEY WILL START PAYING WHEN THE WORD GETS OUT.

THAT REMAINS TO BE SEEN. >> I'M PREPARED TO MAKE THE MOTION AS LONG AS I GET A CLEARANCE.

WILL WE TAKE THE MONEY THAT WE GOT LEFT AND APPLY IT IN THE MOST SERIOUS CUSTOMERS THAT WE WILL DO IT.

>> YES. THE IDEA HERE IS USE THE FUNDING TO HELP THE CUSTOMER THAT MAKE THE DISCONNECT LIST.

>> THEY HAVE TO FILL OUT THE APPLICATION THEY CAN'T JUST BECAUSE, AGAIN THAT'S THE VIOLATION OF BOND COVENANT TO JUST SAY FREE SERVICE BECAUSE I LIKE YOU A LOT.

>> THAT'S RIGHT. WE'VE GOTTEN 61 HARDSHIP AFFIDAVITS THAT HAVE BEEN APPROVED FOR OVER 15,000.

>> CORRECT ME IF I'M WRONG. YOU SAID WE HAD OTHER ONE THAT WE REVIEWED BUT HAVEN'T APPLIED BECAUSE THEY ARE NOT IN THE CUT

LIST YET. >> WE'RE SAVING THAT FOR WHEN THEY EITHER MAKE THEIR PAYMENT OR THEIR ON THE CUT LIST TO USE THEM. THEY ARE NOT STOPPING BECAUSE WE

DISCONNECT CUSTOMERS. >> WITH ALL DUE RESPECT THERE'S A RIGHT TO MAKE CERTAIN THE STAFF DO RIGHT.

I MAKE A MOTION TO APPROVE THE RECOMMENDATION IN ALL THREE

CATEGORIES. >> I WILL SECOND.

>> PLEASE CALL THE ROLL.

THANK YOU. THE NEXT ITEM IS PRESENTATION ON

[G.2. Smart City – Downtown Initiative – For Information Only.]

THE SMART CITY DONE TOWN INITIATIVE.

THIS PRESENTATIONS GIVEN TO FPRA IN LATE OCTOBER.

WE RECEIVED GOOD SUPPORT FROM THEM.

JASON MITLER WILL MAKE THE PRESENTATION.

>> GOOD AFTERNOON MADAM CHAIR. MEMBERS OF THE BOARD.

I'M EXCITED TO BE ABLE TO PRESENT TO YOU GUYS THE DOWNINGTOWN SMART CITY INITIATIVE.

IN 2018 THE BOARD AGREED TO TAKE STEPS TOWARD BECOMING A SMART CITY. THE DOWNTOWN INITIATIVE WOULD BE THE FIRST PILOT PROJECT TO SHOW CASE WHAT SMART CITY LOOKS LIKE.

SMART CITY USES TECHNOLOGY TO ADD SIGNIFICANT VALUE TO THE COMMUNITY BY IMPROVING THE QUALITY OF LIFE, CUTTING COST AND SPURRING ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT.

THIS DONE BY PROVIDING IMPROVED INFRASTRUCTURE, HELPING OPERATE UTILITIES MORE EFFICIENTLY. AND IMPROVING TRANSPORTATION, HELPING TO REDUCE OUR ENVIRONMENTAL FOOTPRINT AND OFFERING SERVICES TO MAKE OUR COMMUNITY SAFER.

IT ALLOWS TO ENGAGE THE COMMUNITY BY MORE EFFECTIVE DECISIONS. IN THIS WILL INCREASE THE DIGITAL EQUITY LOCALLY. THERE'S 110 MILES OF FIBER LINES POLLS, STREET LIENTHS AND DUCTS THAT WILL BE CATALYST TO BRING THE SMART CITY. THIS SLIDE SHOWS HOW IT WILL BE A HUB THAT CONNECTS ALL OF THE SPOKES.

THE DOWNTOWN INITIATIVE PLAN HAS FOUR POLES IN THE SMART TOWN DOWNTOWN AREA. THIS SLIDE POPS TALK ABOUT THE KEOSK AND SHOWS YOU AN EXAMPLE OF WHAT IT LOOKS LIKE.

THESE KEOSKS STAND MONITOR THEMSELVES FOR ABOUT 55 INCHES.

IT'S TOUCH SCREEN LED'S.DES.- THEY CONSIST OF FOUR CAMERA WITH WIFI AND THE GLASS.9 MILLIMETERS THICK.

THEY HAVE BEEN ATLANTA, AND NEW YORK.

SEE ON THE BE FT. PIERCE. THEY FIT RIGHT HERE.

THE SMART KEOSK CAPABILITIES CONSIST OF ABOUT 6 DIFFERENT AREAS IN KEOSK BROKEN INTO TWO MAJOR SECTION.

TOP SECTION TO GENERATE REVENUE BY SCROLLING ADS.

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THE MIDDLE ALLOWS CUSTOMER OR THE INDIVIDUAL TO INTERACT AND SO THIS PROVIDES INFORMATION SUCH AS WEATHER FORECAST, ANNOUNCEMENTS AND CALENDAR EVENTS OF WHAT IS GOING ON THE COMMUNITY AND HOW THEY CAN ENGAGE.

CAN PROVIDE ENTERTAINMENT SUCH AS SELFIES WHERE PEOPLE CAN INTERACT WITH ONE ANOTHER. JUST IMAGINE ON NEW YEAR'S EVE IF COVID DIDN'T EXIST. WE HAD NEW YEAR'S BASH DOWNTOWN.

THEY COULD SEE THE BALL DROP AND WE COULD PROJECT TO THEM LITTLE FT. PIERCE THAT HAS THE SAME KEOSK THEY DO.

I THINK THAT'S AN AMAZING VISION.

OBVIOUSLY THERE'S WIFI AVAILABLE FOR THAT AREA.

THERE'S DIFFERENCE GAME PEOPLE COULD INTERACT WITH.

OBVIOUSLY THE KEY OF COURSE COULD HELP IN THE AREA OF SECURITY WITH HAVING A HELP BUTTON.

A SMALL CHILD GOT LOST AND THEY CLICKED ON KEOSK THEY COULD FIND HELP OR SOMEONE INJURED THEY COULD CLICK AND CONNECT TO 911 IF NEEDED. HOW IS THAT IMPACT AND EFFECT THE BUSINESSES LOCALLY DOWNTOWN? IT MEANS THAT I WAS A PERSON OUT OF TOWN, AND I WANTED TO FIND A PLACE TO EAT.

I COULD SCROLL THROUGH. FIND WHERE I WAS.

FIND A LOCAL RESTAURANT. SEE IF THERE'S TABLES AVAILABLE.

RESERVE THE TABLE. MAYBE ORDER AN APPETIZER.

I THINK THAT'S A BIG IMPACT IN HOW IT CAN EFFECT THE LOCAL ECONOMY HERE. SECOND TIME OF TECHNOLOGY SMART POLES. YOU CAN ADD AS YOU GO.

RIGHT NOW WE'RE REALLY LOOKING AT PULLING REAL BASE UNIT THAT HAS LIGHTING CONTROL THAT YOU CAN DIM THE LIGHT AT DIFFERENT TIME TO HELP ENERGY COST. IT MASS WIRELESS MESH SYSTEM IN IT. THERE'S RGBA NOTIFICATION THAT ALLOWS US TO PUT DIFFERENT LIGHT OR LED GOING ON TO ALERT PEOPLE AS LONG AS WELL AS PLACEMENT SPEAKER THAT'S UNDER IT THAT WE COULD PHENOMENON ANNOUNCEMENT OR PLAY MUSIC DURING THE HOLIDAY THERE'S ALSO WIFI SYSTEM. WE PLAN TO PLACE FOUR POLES IN THE AREA. FOUR POLES AND KEOSK ALONG THE SQUARE. THE HOPE TO BE ABLE TO LAYOUT A WIFI FOOTPRINT LARGE ENOUGH LARGE CROWD THAT GATHER DURING FRIDAY FEST AND FARMER'S MARKET PEOPLE COULD ENJOY FREE WIFI.

TYPICAL COST FOR POLE BETWEEN 15 AND 20,000.

WE WOULD USE THE EXISTING INFRASTRUCTURE DOWNTOWN TO HELP LOWER COST. DOWNTOWN HAS DECORATIVE LIGHTS CURRENTLY. AND WE HAVE A LOT OF FIBER AND THERE'S A LOT OF DUCT SYSTEMS. I WILL VISIT JACKSONVILLE ON THURSDAY TO EVALUATE AND TAKE A LOOK AT HOW THEY USE THE CITY STREET LIGHT DUCTS TO PROVIDE BRING FIBER THROUGH TO CONNECT TO THESE TYPE OF SMART LIGHTS. WE HOPE THAT WILL REDUCE THE COST OF INSTALLATION. AND ELIMB NAILT OR AT LEAST MITIGATE THE BRINGING UP BRICK PAVERS AND CAUSING IMPACT ON THE BUSINESSES. AS I MENTIONED THE KEOSK ARE 80 TO $100,000 A PIECE. FOUR WOULD BE CLOSE TO 400,000.

THAT'S PRETTY CAPITAL INTENSIVE. WE WORK WITH PARTNERS TO BE ABLE TO COME UP AD REVENUE SHARING MODEL WHERE WE WOULD BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CAPITAL COST AND WELL WE NEED TO DO PROVIDE THE CONNECTY BIT ESTIMATED 70,000.

WE WOULD WORK WITH CITY OF FT. PIERCE TO PROVIDE PERMITTING AND WE WOULD HAVE TO PAY FOR THE INSTALLATION OF THE KEOSK THEMSELVES. PARTNER WOULD PROVIDE AT NO COST TO US. THEY WOULD OWN THEM AND PROVIDE HELP BUTTON FINDING MAP AND INTEGRATION TO THEIR APP SOFTWARE. THEY WOULD BE PROVIDING THE AD CONTENT NETWORK MONITORING ALL THE SOFTWARE UPDATE AND THE KEOSK MAINTENANCE AND THEY WOULD REPLAY IF IT GOT DAMAGED.

I LOVE THE IDEA. BECAUSE I'M NOT KEOSK IN BUSINESS. I'M IN BROADBAND BUSINESS.

I CAN ALLOW THEM TO SPECIALIZE IN THAT AREA SIMILAR TO WHAT THE CITY HAS DONE WITH THE SCOOTER. THEY ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR FINDING ALL ADS GENERATE REVENUE I WOULD COME LOADED WITH QUITE A BIT OF

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NATIONAL ADS. WE WOULD HAVE THE ABILITY TO MARKET TO LOCAL BUSINESSES BECAUSE THAT'S OUR OVERALL GOAL TO SPUR ON OUR LOCAL ECONOMY. WE WOULD BE A LOTTED FREE MARKETING FREE MARKETING SPACE WHERE WE COULDEVENT TALK ABOUT THE MANATEE CENTER. OR DO VARIOUS THINGS WITH IT.

THE PROJECTED AD REVENUE BASED ON 2010 CENSUS DATA IN YEAR ONE COULD BE BETWEEN 100 AND 200,000.

BECAUSE OF THE INTENSIVE CAPITAL COST, THEY WOULD ONLY SHARE ABOUT 20% OF THOSE REVENUES WHICH ENDS UP BEING 20 TO 40,000 DOLLARS IN YEAR 2 AND 3 THAT SHARE WOULD INCREASE BY 10% TO 30%. THEN 30 TO 60,000.

I WANT TO POINT OUT THAT WITHIN THREE YEARS, THE COST TO INSTALL WOULD BE RECOUPED FROM THE REVENUES.

IN SUMMARY I WANT TO POINT OUT ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF SLIDE.

HIGH-LEVEL MAP WHERE THE KEOSK AND THE SMART POLES WOULD BE LOCATED. WE'RE WORKING WITH THE CITY ON EXACT LOCATIONS. BUT THIS GIVES YOU HIGH LEVEL IDEA WHERE IT WOULD BE PLACED. SOME OF THE KEY BENEFITS BEGIN ADDITIONAL REVENUE THAT WOULD COME.

THE ABILITY TO ENGAGE THE PUBLIC.

PROVIDE PUBLIC SAFETY. PROVIDE PUBLIC WIFI WHERE WE CAN SHOW CASE OUR NETWORK. AND THIS WOULD BE THE BEGINNING OF CITY AND UTILITY AND PARTNERSHIP.

THE PROJECT COST IS ESTIMATED ABOUT 250,000.

OUR NEXT STEP TO GO VISIT MOOUM MIAMI WHERE THE KEOSK ARE LOCATED AND TAMPA AT COLLEGE WITH THE SMART POLES ARE LOCATED. WE'RE CURRENTLY WORKING WITH OUR PARTNERS TO COME UP WITH DRAFT OF THE CONTRACT.

I WANT TO THANK MR. GANG. I SEE HE'S WORKING WITH THE CITY FPRA ON THE MOU AGREEMENT FOR THE SURGICAL BLAST TAX AGREEMENT. THIS IS INFORMATION ONLY ITEM IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS I WOULD LOVE TO ANSWER THEM.

>> I WILL COME BACK TO YOU WITH THE APPROVAL INTERLOCAL

AGREEMENT. >> MY FIRST QUESTION ON

MARKETING. >> ABSOLUTELY.

IF YOU OWN A LOCAL BUSINESS AND YOU WANT TO GET ON THERE AND

MARKET IT. >> FPLA OR THE CITY WOULD BE AT LOTTED 12 MINUTES AN HOUR. IF YOU HAVE A SPECIAL EVENT.

THOSE THINGS CAN CHANGE. WE HAVE THE MANATEE OF 5K.

WE COULD PUT THAT ON THE KEOSK. THEY WOULD BE LOCATED FOUR DIFFERENT LOCATIONS IN THE CITY. THAT AD WOULD SHOW UP.

WE COULD PROBABLY HAVE AN APP YOU CLICK ON IT AND NOW ALL OF A SUDDEN THEY SIGN UP FOR THE 5-K IMMEDIATELY.

YOU COULD DO THAT WHICH ANY OTHER TYPE OF THING.

SO FAR WE HAVE FOUR AROUND THE CITY.

>> MY LAST QUESTION IS SUPPOSE ALL GOING WELL AND WE COME UP WITH SOME BAD LUCK SITUATION WHERE WE DON'T GET PEOPLE TO APARTMENT. WOULD -- WHEN WILL YOU CUT THAT

CONTRACT. >> I UNDERSTAND THAT THE COST FOR US ACTUALLY THE FIBER INFRASTRUCTURE, BECAUSE THE WE'RE PAYING 80,000 KEOSK TO BE INSTALLED.

BUT PARTNER WOULD OWN THOSE KEOSKS AND THEY PUT 400,000 OUT TO PUT THE KEOSK IN. IF THEY DON'T GET ADS TEN THEY DON'T GENERATE REVENUES. THEY'VE DONE THIS IN OTHER AREA LOOK AT THE CENSUS DATA. THAT'S WHERE THE REVENUE PROJECTIONS COME FROM. THE POLES ITSELF WILL COMPLETELY DIFFERENT ITEM. IT'S NOT INVOLVED WITH THE PARTNERS. WE NEED TO FIGURE OUT WHERE THOSE OWNERSHIP SIT. PROBABLY SOMEWHERE BETWEEN THE

CITY AREA. >> LEGALLY WE WILL BE CLEAR OF LIABILITIES ASSOCIATED WITH THE CAMPS.

>> WHEN YOU SAY WHAT TYPE OF LIABILITY DOES YOU MEAN?

>> NUMBER ONE BE A FINANCE. LIABILITY.

THERE'S NO FINANCING LIABILITIES WHAT WE DO RETAKE THE TAX CREDITS FROM THE PLANT AND APPLY TO PUT INFRASTRUCTURE IN ON THAT CONTRACT WE DON'T HAVE ANY WAY THAT WE HAVE TO -- WE DON'T HAVE SIDE THAT WE NEED TO HOLD UP AND SAY WE NEED TO PUT THIS MONEY ADS. WE NEED TO GENERATE REVENUE.

THAT'S ALL ON THEM. >> WE HAVEN'T RECEIVED DRAFT

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CONTRACT. THIS IS KIND OF THE CONCEPT INFORMATION ONLY. WHEN WE COME BACK TO YOU WE'LL HAVE A CONTRACT IN THE MOU READY TO BE PRESENTED.

YOU WILL GET A CHANCE TO REVIEW THAT AT THE TIME.

>> THANK YOU. >> THE NEXT ITEM POST BUDGETED

[G.3. Approve Post Budgeted Project/Budget Request for the Avalon Crossing residential PUD site development in the amount of $518,300.]

PROJECT/BUCKET REQUEST FOR THE AVALON CROSSING RESIDENTIAL PUD.

ERIC WILL MAKE THE PRESENTATION. THANK YOU MR. TOMPECK.

CHAIR AND MEMBERS OF THE BOARD I'M ERIC MYERS THE ENGINEER FOR ELECTRIC AND GAS ENGINEERING DEPARTMENT.

A LON CROSSING NEW PLANNED URBAN DEVELOPMENT IN THE CITY OF FT. PIERCE JUST SOUTH OF OKEECHOBEE ROAD BETWEEN JENKINS ROAD AND MCNEILL ROAD. DEVELOPMENT CONSIST OF 303 NEW RESIDENTIAL HOME AND CLUBHOUSE AND LIFT STATION.

NEW ELECTRICITY INFRASTRUCTURE WITHIN THE SITE.

FFLA NEEDS TO INSTALLTANCE FORMERS, 5,000500 FEED OF UNDERGROUND PRIMARY LINE AND SEVERAL PRIMARY HANDLES.

IN ADDITION THE DEVELOPER THAT ASKS FPLA PROVIDE OUTDOOR LIGHTING. 49 POLLS.

HAND HOLES AND LED STREET LIGHT FIXTURES.

ESTIMATED BUDGET FOR THIS PROJECT IS $518,247 WITH 90% RATE FUNNED. 10% FROM CUSTOMER CONTRIBUTION.

THE PROJECT WILL BE BROKEN INTO THREE PHASES.

WORK WILL BE CONSTRUCTED WITH WITHIN THE INITIAL FACE.

DUE TO SCALE OF PROJECT. FUNDING LIKELY EXTEND BEYOND 201. STAFF REQUESTED BOARD APPROVAL FOR INITIATION AND PROPOSED FUNDING IN AMOUNT OF 518.

ANY QUESTIONS? >> THANK YOU.

IS THERE A MOTION TO APPROVE? >> MAKE A MOTION TO APPROVE.

>> I SECOND. >> PLEASE CALL THE ROLL.

[G.4. Approve budget transfer request in the amount of $204,000 to fund the costs of replacing the water main along North 12th Street from Orange Avenue to Moore’s Creek.]

NEXT ITEM REQUESTING A PROFESSIONAL OF BUDGET TRANSFER FOR REPLACING THE WATER MAIN ON NORTH 12TH STREET.

JAMES CARNAGE WILL MAKE THE PRESENTATION.

THANK YOU. BUDGET PROBLEMS MAYBE 750,000 IN YEAR TRUE. TO REPLACE WATER MAINS THAT REACHED USEFUL LIFE. THIS PROJECT IS FOR 12TH STREET FROM ORANGE AVENUE TO MOORE'S CREEK.

THERE'S FUNDING IN PROJECT 617 LABELED WATER MAINLY HAS BEEN AND REHABILITATION. WE ARE PRESENTLY REQUESTING 204,000 WHICH REQUIRED TO FUND A DESIGN PERMITTING INSPECTION AND CONSTRUCTION OF THE PROJECT. FUNDS WILL BECOME AVAILABLE FROM THE CONTRACT AND WILL BE PRESENTED ON SEPTEMBER 1ST.

STAFF REQUEST APPROVAL OF BUDGET TRANSFER 204,000 TO FUND THAT COST REPLACE ON 12TH STREET TO MOORE'S CREEK.

>> MADAM CHAIR. >> IN THE ALL PART OF 14TH YOU GO BACK AND CONSIDER 12TH AD, 12TH AA BACK THROUGH THERE.

>> IT'S BASED UPON MANY FACTOR. THE AGE OF THE PIPE.

THE PRESSURE COMPLAINTS WE HAVE. WE QUANTIFY THE INFORMATION AND PUT THE MOST CRITICAL PIPES IN FIRST THEN GO TO DESCENDING ORDER FROM THERE. THE PART THAT THE MAINLY CHOIR THE MOST AMOUNT OF ATTENTION GET REPLACED FIRST.

>> OKAY. MADAM CHAIR I MOVE WE APPROVE

IT. >> SECOND.

>> THAT'S CALL THE ROLL.

[G.5. Bill Comparisons for the month of September 2020 – For Information Only.]

>> THANK YOU. >> NEXT ITEM THE BILL COMPARISON FOR SEPTEMBER 2020. AND MICHELLE HARRIS WILL MAKE

THIS INFORMATION PRESENTATION. >> THANK YOU.

I AM PRESENTING TO YOU TO MONTHLY UPDATE OF COMPARISON OF

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FLORIDA MUNICIPAL PUBLISHED BY FMEA AND OF THE LOCAL TREASURE UTILITY BILLS FOR SEPTEMBER. THIS FIRST GRAPH SHOWS THE COMPARISON OF RESIDENTIAL FOR 1,000 KILOWATT HOURS OF CONSUMPTION FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER FOR THE 13 MUNICIPAL UTILITIES WHICH ARE MEMBERS OF THE ALL REQUIREMENTS PROJECT.

HEY ARE D PLACED AND RANK BASED UPON THEIR BASE BILL AMOUNT.

IN THE GRAPH WE CAN SEE WHERE FPLA RANKS AGRICULTURE THE PARTICIPATES. RANKS FPLA THE SECOND IN THE GROUP. THIS GRAPH DISPLAYS THE SEPTEMBER COMPARISON FOR THAT SAME LEVEL OF CONSUMPTION AT 1,000 KILOWATT HOURS BUT INCLUDE THE MUNICIPAL UTILITIES IN THE STATE. THE BILL FOR THIS LEVEL OF CONSUMPTION AT 103.80 NINE LOWEST RATE IN COMPARISON TO OTHER 31 MUNICIPAL UTILITIES. THE BLUE BAR REPRESENTS THE NOVEMBER APPROVED ADJUSTMENT TO PCA.

IN SEPTEMBER WHEN THEY MAINTAINED RATE 13 OF THE OTHER 31 MUNICIPAL UTILITY IMPLEMENTED RATE CHANGES.

THAT HAD OVERALL IMPACT OF THE 25 CENTS AND DECREASE OF 73 CENTS OF THE MUNICIPAL AVERAGE. THIS GRAPH PRESENTS SIMILAR COMPARISON BUT FOR 2500 KILOWATT HOURS OF CONSUMPTION.

262.30 MOVED DOWN TO 11TH LOWEST RATE AMONG THIS GROUP.

THE RATE FOR BOTH 1,000 KILOWATT HOURS AND 2500 KILOWATT HOURS FALL BELOW ALL THREE AVERAGES. THAT'S THE MUNICIPAL AVERAGE AND THE IOU AVERAGE. THIS TABLE DISPLAYED IS A SEPTEMBER COMPARISON OF THE AVERAGE RESIDENTIAL UTILITY BILL ON THE COAST. THE UTILITY BILL FOR ALL THREE SERVICES PROVIDED INSIDE THE CITY LIMITS IS SHOWN IN FIRST CALLEM IN BLUE. ALL OTHER BILLS IN THIS TABLE HAVE ELECTRIC SERVICES PROVIDE FP&L PROVIDED BY LOCALITIES PROVIDER. COMPARISON INCLUDE BILL FOR AVERAGE CONSUMPTION OF ELECTRIC WATER AND WASTEWATER SERVICES.

THESE TOTAL INCLUDE ALL THE TAXES AND FEES AND HAVE BEEN VERIFIED BY STAFF TO ACTUAL HISTORICAL BILLS.

MISS GIBBON QUESTIONED LAST MONTH ABOUT THE WATER BILL AND JUST WANTED YOU GUYS TO KNOW WE HAVE REVIEWED THE NUMBERS.

AND THOSE WATER RATES THAT ARE PUBLISHED IN THE CHART FOR VERO BEACH ARE CORRECT AND THEY ARE NOR INSIDE CITY CUSTOMER.

NO CHANGES TO BILL SINCE AUGUST COMPARISON.

WAS PRESENTED. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, I

WILL BE GLAD TO ADDRESS THEM. >> I JUST ONE COMMENT.

I BELIEVE I TALKED TO M MR. TOMPECK.

ON THE FT. PIERCE BILL WE HAVE A NUMBER OF TAXES WE COLLECT FOR FT. PIERCE BETWEEN 2.5 AND 2.9 MILLION DOLLARS.

>> THAT'S APPROXIMATELY CORRECT. THAT'S WHAT WE TURN OVER TO UTILITY TAXES. IT IS REFLECTED ON THIS AMOUNT FOR FT. PIERCE. I ACTUALLY HAVE A HOUSE IN MARTIN COUNTY THAT IS RENTED. THAT HOUSE HAS WATER DOES NOT HAVE WASTEWATER. I DO NOT HAVE ANY ADDITIONAL TAXES ON THAT. I THINK THAT WE NEED TO REMEMBER THAT VERO BEACH'S MAY BE LOWER BECAUSE THEY ARE PAYING PART OF THE GENERAL FUND. BUT ALSO FT. PIERCE IS OUR FPLA CONTRIBUTING BY COLLECTING FOR THE CITY OF FT. PIERCE ADDITIONAL TAXES. OKAY.

I HAVE ALWAYS QUESTIONED MARTIN COUNTY, VERO BEACH VERSES FT. PIERCE. I THINK I'M THE WANT THAT WANTED MARRIN COUNTY ON THIS GRAPH. WE HAVE TO REMEMBER, THAT THOSE ADDITIONAL TAXES GO TO HELP TO OPERATE THE CITY.

VERY GOOD POINT. >> THANK YOU.

[G.6. Status report on Electric Power Cost Adjustment (PCA) for September 2020 – For Information Only.]

OUR LAST SIMILAR STATUS REPORT ON THE ELECTRIC POWER COST ADJUSTMENT FOR SEPTEMBER OF 2020.

BARBARA WILL MAKE THE PRESENTATION.

I FEEL BARBARA IS ALWAYS THE LAST.

MAYBE WE SHOULD PUSH YOU FIRST ONE OF THESE DAYS.

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>> THANK YOU MR. TOM PECK. GOOD AFTERNOON.

I'M HERE TODAY TO PROVIDE YOU THE INFORMATION ABOUT THE STATUS OF THE SEPTEMBER POWER COST ADJUSTMENT AND THE UPDATED PROJECTIONS THROUGH SEPTEMBER OF 2021.

FT. PIERCE UTILITY RECOVERS THE COST OF PURCHASE POWER THROUGH CUSTOMER BILLING. POWER COST IN EXCESS OF 78 POWER COST ACCUMULATED AND ACCREDITED BACK TO THE CUSTOMER IN ADJUSTMENT. NEGATIVE APPEARS AS CREDIT ON THE CUSTOMER'S BILL. THE COST OF POWER PURCHASED FROM FMPA FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER BILLED TO FFLA AT THE RATE OF 36.701,000 KILOWATT HOURS. THIS WAS DECREASE OF $3.79.

AS COMPARED TO AUGUST. IN SEPTEMBER, FT. PIERCE UTILITY EXPERIENCED OVERRECOVERY OF POWER COST FROM THE CUSTOMER OF 244,539 DOLLARS. THE CUMULATIVE RECOVERY AS OF SEPTEMBER 30TH WAS 2.8 MILLION DOLLARS.

>> THIS CHART TRACKS THE CUMULATIVE MONTHLY BUSINESS OF PC OVERRECOVERY IN RELATION TO THE COST THE PURCHASE -- THE POWER COST ADJUSTMENT. THAT GO BACK TO SEPTEMBER OF 2018. AND PROJECTING FORWARD TO SEPTEMBER FOR 12 MONTHS TO SEPTEMBER OF 2021.

PCA REPRESENTED BY THE DARK BLUE LINE ACROSS THE BOTTOM.

THE DARKER BLUE LINE. IT'S BEEN NEGATIVE $13 PER KILOWATT HOUR FROM MAY THROUGH SEPTEMBER.

THE APPROVED INCREASE IN OCTOBER AND NOVEMBER BRING THAT PCA LEVEL UP TO NEGATIVE $8 FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE PROJECTION.

THE BLUE BARS REPRESENT THE ACTUAL AMOUNT OF OVERRECOVERY OR THE ORANGE BAR DEPICT WHAT THE OVERRECOVERY WILL BE IF PROJECTIONS ARE CORRECT. THESE PROJECTION HAVE PREPARED BY FINANCIAL CONSULTANT AND ARE BASED UPON FORECAST PREPARED BY FLORIDA MUNICIPAL POWER AGENCIES.

SINCE THE AUGUST FORECAST, FMPA ESTIMATE OF THE COST OF PURCHASE POWER FOR THE UPCOMING 12 MONTHS HAS DECREASED BY 3.7%.

FMPA IMPLEMENTED CHANGES TO THEIR BILLING TO THE ALL REQUIREMENTS PARTICIPANT EFFECTIVE IN OCTOBER.

WHICH HAS IMPACTED THEIR PROJECTED POWER COST AND RATES, AND THIS HAS EFFECTED THE FORECAST THAT IS BEING USED IN THE PRESENTATION. WHEN THE PCA LAST PRESENTED THE NEW METHODOLOGY WAS USED IN THE FMPA FORECAST.

BASED UPON THAT FORECAST A $3 INCREASE PCA WAS APPROVED.

AT OUR LAST BOARD MEETING MR. TOMPECK MENTIONED AN ERROR WAS DISCOVERED IN THE PROJECTION MADE BY FMPA.

IT HAS SINCE BEEN CORRECTED. TODAY PRESENTATION DEVELOPING WITH REGARD TO PROJECTION. THESE NEW PROJECTION GIVE MORE AUTHORITY, LOOK FORWARD AT THE NEXT 12 MONTHS.

THIS GRAPH TAKE LOOK AT THE UPDATE PROJECTION OF THE RECOVERY THROUGH SEPTEMBER OF 2021 GIVEN EACH OF THESE DIFFERENT SCENARIOS. THE GRAY LINE BASED UPON OUR CURRENT PROJECTIONS THE GRAY LINE REPRESENTS THE TREND WITH THE PCA CURRENTLY AT NEGATIVE 13 MOVING TO A NEGATIVE 8 ON NOVEMBER 1ST. AND REMAINING AT THAT LEVEL.

THE PROJECTED ESCALATION AND POWER COST WILL BRING PCA CLOSE TO 1 MILLION RATE STABLIZATION FUND LEVEL BY JUNE OF 2021.

THE GREEN LINE SHOW PROGRESSION PCA WITH $3 DECREASE.

THIS OPTION WOULD PROVIDE DECLINING MONTHLY COST RECOVERIES INTO MARCH. WHERE AGAIN IT WOULD FALL BELOW THE MINIMUM LEVEL FOR RATE STABLIZATION.

FOR COMPARISON I ADDED THE RED LINE.

WHICHES BASED UPON THOSE AUGUST PROJECTION FROM FMPA WHICH FOR NO CHANGE IN WHEN PCA AT THAT TIME.

THE PROJECTION MADE IN AUGUST WERE ON AVERAGE FOR OCTOBER THROUGH JANUARY 11.7% HIGHER THAN THE RESIZED PROJECTION MADE

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IN SEPTEMBER. THE NOVEMBER PCA INCREASE APPROVED WAS NOT UNFOLDED. BECAUSE THE PRO JEBBINGOR RATE WERE INCREASING AND NOT AS MUCH AS THEY HAD ORIGINALLY PROJECTED. THE RATES WERE GOING UP BUT NOT AS SEVERELY AS THE PROJECTION FIRST CAME TO BE.

THIS ITEM PROVIDES WITH MOST UPDATED INFORMATION.

AND ALNAY CEASE. IT'S THE RECOMMENDATION OF DISASTER THAT THE PCA REMAIN UNCHANGED AT THIS TIME.

WE WILL CONTINUE TO EVALUATE THE MONTHLY UPDATE PROJECTIONS FOR FMPA AND REPORT TO THE BOARD. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS, IT

WOULD BE HAPPY TO ADDRESS THEM. >> ANY COMMENTS OR QUESTIONS?

>> I JUST WANT TO REITERATE I THINK IT'S VERY GOOD TO SHARE THE PAIN WITH OUR NORTHERN RESIDENTS.

AND TO KEEP OUR PCA HIGHER OR COSTING MORE PER KILOWATT HOUR.

DURING OUR WINTER MONTHS SO IN THE SUMMER MONTHS WE AS RESIDENT GET TO HAVE LOWER COST OF PER KILOWATT HOUR SO WE CAN TAKE ADVANTAGE OF OUR AIR CONDITIONERS.

>> AND THE FMP REVISED WAIT STRUCTURE RECOGNIZES THAT.

THANK YOU JACOB WILLIAMS, ET CETERA.

[J. DIRECTOR]

>> OKAY. ANYTHING ELSE?

MR. TOMPECK? >> I HAVE JUST THANK YOU BARBARA. I HAVE THREE QUICK COMMENTS FIRST OF ALL. I WANT TO RECOGNIZE NEW CITY COMMISSIONER CURTIS JOHNSON. HE SPENT THE DAY WITH US LAST TUESDAY AND WE TOOK HIM THROUGH THE MILL.

TORTURED HIM A LITTLE BIT. AND HAD THE CHANCE TO DISCUSS ISSUES IMPORTANT TO HIM. COMMUNITY ENGANGMENT IS ONE OF THOSE ISSUES AND WE'VE HAD SOME PRELIMINARY DISCUSSION ABOUT DEVELOPING A CITIZENS GROUP SO THE COMMUNITY CAN BE HEARD.

WHEN WE GET FURTHER DOWNTOWN THE ROAD WE'LL BRING IT BACK TO THE BOARD FOR DISCUSSION. WE'RE ALSO MEETING WITH MR. JOHNSON THIS FRIDAY TO WORK ON PLANS TO GET MORE CUSTOMERS TO APPLY FOR THIS SERVICE. WE HAVE ABOUT 150,000 IN THAT ACCOUNT THIS YEAR. AND WE NEED TO GET MORE PEOPLE APPLYING FOR ASSISTANCE. I HAVY FOLLOW UP ON FPUA.COM.

THE NEW WEB SITE HAS BEEN WARMLY RECEIVED.

TRAFFIC HAS BEEN UP OVER 700%. 80% OF VISITOR NEW TO SITE.

THE BOUNCE RATE. I DIDN'T KNOW WHAT WAS UNTIL A COUPLE OF DAY. THOSE WHO LEAVE THE SITE IMMEDIATELY HAVE DECREASED 70%. THEY ARE STARTED STAY ON THE PAGE. TIME SPENT HAS INCREASED OVER 150% INDICATING VISITOR ARE ENGAGED IN FINDING WHAT THEY NEED. WE'RE VERY PLEASED WITH THOSE NUMBERS SO FAR. LAST ITEM BOARD METER FOR JANUARY 19 LITTLE AND FEBRUARY 16TH WILL START AT 3:00 P.M.

THAT'S TO ACCOMMODATE THE CITY COMMISSION MEETING THAT ARE ROLLING OVER FROM THE MONDAYS OF MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY AND PRESIDENTS' DAY. YOU WILL GET NOTIFICATION OF

THAT. >> THAT'S ALL I HAVE THIS

AFTERNOON. >> MR. -- ANY COMMENTS FROM

[L. COMMENTS FROM BOARD MEMBERS]

BOARD MEMBERS? >> I HAVE A CONCERN AND I THINK IT NEEDS TO BE WORKED. WHEN WE LOOK WHAT WE DO HERE EACH YEAR, WITH THE ROTATIONS OF OFFICERS, MY CONCERN IS ONE THAT FACING US NOW. I KNOW WE TALK ABOUT DOING THIS PERIOD OF TIME YOU HAVE TO HAVE A FOUR-BOARD THEN WHEN I LOOK WHAT WE DO HERE AS A BOARD, WE OPERATE CALL OR QUORUM.

THAT QUORUM THREE PEOPLE TO FIVE.

IF THREE HERE. TWO ABSENT.

OR LIKE WE GET NOW FOUR PRESENT AND ONE ABSENT.

THINK THIS NEED TO LOOKED AT BECAUSE WHAT IT IS DOING GIVING SOME BOARD MEMBERS A CHANCE TO HOLD TOGETHER.

I KNOW NEVER ANXIOUS TO GET THE GAVEL.

GIVES IT SOME A CHANCE TO HOLD 12 OR NINE MONTHS BASED ON WITH THE WAY THINGS GO NOW WITH THE SCHEDULES OR SICKNESS OR UNKNOWN ALWAYS POSSIBLE TO HAVE BOARD MEMBER ABSENT.

AS LONG AS WE HAVE A QUORUM THAT GAVEL SHOULD BE PASSED.

[01:15:02]

IT SERIOUSLY NEED TO BE LOOKED INTO.

IT'S NOT BECAUSE I'M NEXT IF LINE.

I'M JUST TALKING ABOUT -- >> YOU CAN HAVE IT.

>> I'M NOT ANXIOUS TO GRAB THE GAVEL.

IT DOES NOT LOOK GOOD EACH MONTH THERE'S A MOVEMENT OF DIFFERENT EXCUSE. THEY ARE GOOD VALID EXCUSES.

BUT SOMEWHERE ALONG THE LINE, THIS SHOULD GO IN AS WE APPROVE 2 AND $300,000 WITH THREE OR FOUR PEOPLE HAS NO DIFFERENT.

THIS IS A PROCEDURAL TYPE OF OPERATION.

IT'S NOT WHERE WE STAND OUT THERE IN HOLD UP HANDS AND BE SWORN IN AGAIN. IT'S AS A MATTER OF FACT THAT EACH YEAR IN THE CERTAIN MONTHS THAT WE DO ROTATIONS.

I'M NOT DISAPPOINTED ENOUGH TO SAY SOMEWHERE DOWN THE LINE WE NEED TO MAKE WHATEVER RECOMMENDATION WE CAN MAKE FOR

APPROVAL FOR THIS TO BE CHANGED. >> SOUNDS GOOD TO ME.

>> THE PROBLEM IS IT'S SPELLED OUT CLEARLY IN THE CHARTER.

I CAN'T REALLY CHANGE THAT. >> IT'S IN THE CHARTER THAT WAY.

WE CAN'T CHANGE THE CHARTER WITHOUT REFERENDUM.

WE ARE STUCK WITH IT BASICALLY. >> IF SOMEONE IS NOT HERE NEXT TIME. I WILL BE ABSENT AND YOU CAN

TAKE MY PLACE. >> IS THERE ANYTHING ELSE?

>> THANK YOU VERY

* This transcript was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.