Public Comment on non-agenda items: A resident of The Brooks spoke in opposition to a proposed apartment complex at the Winn-Dixie site at Coconut Road and Three Oaks Parkway.  A resident of Pelican Sound commented via Ecomment card about the importance of homeowners changing from septic to sewer in order to protect the Estero River.

Action Items

budgetBudget for Fiscal Year 2020-2021

Village Manager Steve Sarkozy stated there will be cuts in revenue due to COVID-19 and the budget will  have to be adjusted in the future due to changes in the Village’s revenue structure.  The positive news is that the Village has unspent funds in reserves which could be used for operating expenses or Capital Improvement Program expenses.

Council did not vote on this item; they will schedule one-on-one meetings with Sarkozy to review the proposed budget prior to the public hearings scheduled for 5:30 p.m. September 9 and September 23, 2020 (Presentation)

ad valorem taxation