SWFWMD Board Meeting Executive Summary ~ 2 ~ OCTOBER 30, 2012 b. WUP No. 20007178.006 – Development and Construction Corporation of America / Oak Run Development – Marion County This permit is a r enewal with modification for recreational/aesthetic type use. The authorized quantities ar e an incr ease from those pr eviously per mitted. The inc rease in t he Annual Average rate, from 363,000 gallons per day (gpd) to 614,300 gpd, and the Peak Month rate, from 862,000 gpd to 1,904,400 gpd, is due to an increase in irrigated acres of golf course and lawn and landscape ar eas. T he Permittee is in neg otiations with Marion Count y Ut ilities t o increase reclaimed water use at the site. Staff r ecommends t he Board appr ove t he pr oposed per mit included in t he Boar d’s m eeting materials as an exhibit. Operations & Land Management Committee 9. Conveyance of a Conservation Easement to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection for Mitigation Purposes, Polk County This is a request to convey a conservation easement to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection ( FDEP). The FDEP has ag reed to t he accept ance of t his easement as part of Polk County’s mitigation requirements for their expansion of the North Central Landfill. Staff recommends the Board authorize the Board Chair and Secr etary to execute the instrument necessary t o conv ey a Conser vation Easem ent t o the Flor ida Depart ment o f Env ironmental Protection. 10. Acceptance of Easement Donation – Peace Creek Canal Project, SWF Parcel No. 20-696-206P Staff recommends the Board accept the donation of an easement interest over 3.41 acres located along the Peace Creek Canal owned by New Cingular Wireless PCS, LLC. Resource Management Committee 11. Initiation and Approval of Rulemaking to Amend 40D-8.624, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.), to Adopt Minimum and Guidance Levels for Lakes Bonable, Tiger, and Little Bonable in Marion County Based on available water level records, the proposed minimum levels for each of the three lakes are being met. In the event that water levels in the lake basin ar e not fluctuating in com pliance with the proposed minimum levels, the recovery strategies outlined in Ru le 40D-80.074, F.A.C., will apply. Staff recommends the Board: (1) Accept the reports entitled, “Proposed Minimum and G uidance Levels for Lakes Bonable and Tiger in Marion County” and “Proposed Minimum and Guidance Levels for Little Lake Bonable in Marion County,” dated August 30, 2012 and September 14, 2012, respectively. (2) Authorize staff to make any necessary clarifying or minor technical changes that may result from the rulemaking process and to complete report finalization. (3) I nitiate and appr ove r ulemaking t o am end R ule 40D-8.624, F. A.C., to delet e t he pr eviously adopted guidance levels and add new guidance and minimum levels for lakes Bonable, Tiger, and Little Bonable in Marion County. 12. Adopt Resolution No. 12-15 for the Reallocation of Funds Appropriated by the State in Fiscal Years 2006 and 2008 – Water Protection and Sustainability Trust Fund Manatee’s second of four MARS 10 MG Reclai med St orage Tank p roject is an on going, multiyear alt ernative water supply pr oject. M ARS is a r egional r euse sy stem t hat consist s o f ov er 21 miles o f tr ansmission lines t hat int erconnect M anatee Count y's t hree r egional w astewater treatment facilities, designed to distribute over 30 million gallons per day (mgd). The total cost of the pr oject is $5 ,000,000 wit h t he Dist rict’s s hare o f 50 pe rcent cu rrently being $2, 500,000. Approving the reallocation of the $637,824 in trust funds will optimize the use o f state funds and benefit the District and Manatee County by decreasing each party’s project funding by $318,912.
SWFWMD Board Meeting Executive Summary ~ 3 ~ OCTOBER 30, 2012 Staff recommends the Board: (1) Adopt Resolution No. 12-15 to reallocate a total of $637,824, with $635,752 in FY2006 trust funds approved for the Bradenton ASR Sy stem Including Oxygen Removal Study ($45,250), Lake Tarpon ASR T est Well Pr ogram ( $234,834), M orningside Ar ea Reclaim ed Water Transmission and Distr ibution Sy stem ( $219,620), and Haines City ’s Sout hern Ar ea Transmission Main Extension ($136,048); and $2,072 in FY2008 t rust funds approved for the Haines Cit y’s Sout hern Ar ea T ransmission Main E xtension and t ransfer t o t he on going Manatee’s Second of F our M ARS 10 Million G allon ( MG) Reclaim ed St orage Tank ( H093) project; approve the transfer of $318,912 of ad valorem funds which will be reimbursed by the WPSTF; (2) Authorize st aff t o a mend t he ag reement t o add lang uage that w ill allo w t he pr oject t o use those funds; and (3) Authorize the Executive Director or his designee to execute the amendment. 13. Minimum Flows and Levels Priority List and Schedule Update Staff presented a draft "Proposed SouthwestFloridaWaterManagementDistrict Fiscal Year 2013 Minimum Flo ws and L evels Pr iority List and Schedule" t o t he G overning Boar d at t he September 25, 2012 meet ing. Comm ent on t he dr aft p riority list was r eceived at a publ ic workshop held at the Tampa Service Office on October 1, 2012. Based on consideration of stakeholder input, no further additions to the priority list or rescheduling of water bodies other than those discussed at the September 2012 Board meeting are proposed. However, based on r eview of budgetary and staffing requirements for other priority water bodies, staff recommends that Myakkahatchee Creek be removed from the priority list. This water body was previously identified by staff for MFLs adoption in FY2016. Staff recommends the Board approve the Minimum Flows and Levels Priority List and Schedu le for submission to DEP for review and approval as required by Chapter 373, F.S. 14. Facilitating Agricultural Resource Management Systems (FARMS) Program (H017) – Reallocation of State Trust Funds and Budget Transfer Over t he last sev eral f iscal y ears, t he FAR MS Program has ex perienced a st eady incr ease in program part icipation, w ith FY2012 hav ing 44 new pr ojects and 6 am endments app roved for funding in t he am ount of $8 ,295,058. The F Y2013 budg et for FARMS Pr ogram pr ojects i s $6,000,000 in ad valorem and State Appropriation based funding. This request for the transfer of additional St ate Appr opriation funds int o t he FARMS Pr ogram would incr ease t he t otal FARMS Program project budget for FY2013 to $7,139,528. Staff recommends the Board approve the reallocation of $1,139,528 in State funding for the West- Central Flor ida Water Rest oration Act ion Plan and t he t ransfer o f t he associated ex penditure budget from t he Lake Hancock Lak e Level Modification pr oject ( H008) to t he FAR MS Pr ogram (H017) for future funding of agricultural Best Management Practices consistent with FARMS Rule 40D-26, F.A.C. Finance & Administration Committee 15. Budget Transfer Report Staff recommends the Board approve the Budget Transfer Report covering all budget transfers for September 2012. 16. Office Service Analysis Pursuant to the Governor’s and Board’s direction, District staff is exploring opportunities to reduce District expenses while ensuring the delivery of effective and efficient services. Distr ict staff has conducted a pr eliminary r eview of opt ions for the de livery of o ffice serv ices includ ing pr inting, mailing, and document imaging. However, to ensure that a thorough and comprehensive analysis of all available options is performed, a market review of outside services by a qualified company is required.