Chairman Jeff Carlson called the meeting to order at 9:30 a.m. Lorenzo Dixon led the Council in prayer.
CFRPC Chairman, Commissioner Jeff Carlson, Highlands County
Chairman Carlson asked if there were any corrections, additions, or deletions to the October 14, 2009 Council Meeting Minutes.
Pat Huff, Chairman of the Nominating Committee, stated that the committee nominated Jeff Carlson to continue as Chairman of the Council for 2010.
Noel Chandler moved to close nominations and elect Jeff Carlson, Highlands County Commissioner, as Chairman of the Council for 2010.
Chairman Carlson explained that the Florida Regional Council Association is an association of all eleven RPCs in the state.
Policy Board is made up of three Council
Members from each RPC.
The Policy Board meets twice annually, with one of those meetings in Tallahassee where they get updates from the FRCA
lobbyist and from DCA.
The other meeting is held in conjunction with the Florida League of Cities'
or Counties' meetings.
He stated that typically the Chairman of the Council serves on that committee, and stated he would be honored to continue.
After discussion, the FRCA Policy
Board Members were Jeff Carlson
and Pat Huff in the Elected Official's category, Jackie Tucker volunteered to serve in the Gubernatorial category, and Minor Bryant would serve as the alternate member in case another member could not attend.