A decision two months ago to keep the law enforcement impact fee moratorium in place may be returning for another vote.
Citrus County Commissioner Jeff Kinnard said he changed his mind after the county, school board and Sheriff Mike Prendergast reached agreement on how to fund additional school resource officers in public schools.
Kinnard asked that the matter be brought back for reconsideration. The board will also consider reinstating the parks, EMS and public buildings impact fees.
Commissioners will have a public hearing on the matter at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday in the courthouse, 110 N. Apopka Ave., Inverness.
The county placed all impact fees on moratorium in 2015 as a way to boost the construction industry. Last year, the board reinstated impact fees for roads, schools, libraries and fire.
Commissioners considered reinstating the $267 law enforcement impact fee in May. Kinnard was part of a three-commissioner majority with Scott Carnahan and Jimmie T. Smith to keep the moratorium in place.
Tuesday’s county commission meeting begins at 1 p.m. The agenda includes:
--Confirmation of June Randall as human resources director. Randall, currently HR director for Florida Hospital Zephyrhills, is in line to earn $92,000 a year.
--Discussion on providing local preference points in the bidding process.
--Commissioner Jimmie T. Smith’s agenda has two items: Replacing the special magistrate with a senior judge; requiring county staff to bring policy changes to the code review and appeals board for any changes that “touch a building structure.”
--Commissioner Scott Carnahan’s agenda asks for discussion and vote regarding the Floral City tree survey.
--Commission Chairman Ron Kitchen Jr. asks for a memorandum of understanding creating the Tampa Bay Regional Resiliency Coalition.
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