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but the project includes Franklin County as part of the Trail. He asked for Board action to adopta Resolution in support of the Trail and explained the benefits of being included in this project.Mr. Sewell stated that the Coun
ty’s investment would be minimal
and Kimley-Horn andAssociates will assist the County in seeking project funding through the State and FederalGovernments. Mr. Sewell gave a little history of his experience building bike trails throughoutFlorida and explained the return investment for the County.Commissioner Jackel asked who he represented and his role on seeking funding.Mr. Sewell stated the company he represents, Kimley-Horn and Associates, and explained hisrole with seeking funding.Commissioner Jackel stated some of her experience with bike trails in Jefferson County, thebenefits of a trail in Franklin County, and she
expressed her concerns with the County’s
commitment, with land and funding, if this Resolution is supported.Mr. Sewell explained that supporting the Resolution doesn
’t commit t
he County to any fundingor gifting of any land and explained the process further.Mr. Sewell and Commissioner Massey discussed the options regarding property that will beused to create the trail and how it would affect hunting property.Chairman Sanders commented on this project and gave some history, including Wakulla
hesitation to join this project, and how it would affect hunting properties in theCounty. She said the Franklin County hunters would be up in arms if this were to affect anyhunting land and believed the Board should table this until Attorney Shuler can review theResolution.
Motion by Jackel, seconded by Massey, to table this item until Attorney Shuler and otherBoard members have an opportunity to review; Motion carried 5-0.Department Supervisor ReportHubert Chipman
Superintendent of Public Works (9:25 AM)
Mr. Chipman had no items that required Board action.
Commissioner Jackel asked Mr. Chipman to replace some damaged street signs on Chili Blvd.She also asked Mr. Chipman and Mr. Pierce to look at the crosswalks on St. George Island andbe sure signage is installed designating these areas as crosswalks.Commissioner Lockley asked Mr. Chipman to check with the Hospital concerning problems withthe entry way.
Motion by Massey, seconded by Lockley, to send flowers to the funeral of Trigger Hutchins;Motion carried 5-0.
Mrs. Johnson questioned the legality of such a purchase using public funds and CommissionerMassey directed Mr. Pierce to investigate and make that determination.