PO Box 5003

Navarre Beach, Fl 32566

 

President

Peter Birckhead

Vice President

Gary Buroker

Secretary

Michelle Auwaerter

Treasurer

Kathy Boulton

 

NBLRA 2019 MEETINGS

June 15

July 20 | August 17

 September 21

All Meetings will be held on the 3rd Saturday of each month beginning at 10:00 am unless specified otherwise at Juana’s Pagoda

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NBLRA Minutes

May 18, 2019 Meeting

President Peter Birckhead called the May meeting of the NBLRA to order at 10:03 A.M. on May 18, 2019.  Quorum was established, with 43 members in attendence.  Members stood for the Pleadge of Alligence.  A moment of silence was observed.  All Armed Force members, active and retired, were asked to stand to be honored for their service in honor of Armed Force Day.

 

Motion made to approve minutes from April’s meeting.  Seconded.  Passed.

Treasurer Report

Kathy Boulton presented the financial report as of May 14, 2019.

 

*Checking balance as of April 15, 2019  --          $23,199.49

 

Income  205.00

(Dues)

Payouts 350.00

(Tax Payment, Meeting

refreshments)

 

*Checking balance as of May 14, 2019 23,054.49

(BBLC donations of $7,481.74 included in this amount)

 

*CD total  $11,848.72

*Total Assets  $34,903.21

 

Paid memberships for 2019 is 258 (-48 for non-renewal)

 

Navarre Beach Fire

Rescue Report

Captain Corey presented the monthly report for Chief Fureigh.

*NBFRD’s new ISO rating, as of August 1, 2019, will be a 2 due to the hardwork of the

firefighters and Board of Directors.

(Always having a captain on duty, minmum manning of 3, training improvements, and the purchase of the new ladder truck are some of the changes that have made this possible).

All leaseholders should contact their insurance agents to check on potential savings.

• Narcan is now on all of the department’s units.

• Issued a “no drive on pier” directive due to safety because of rotten wood.

•Attended ribbon cutting for new kayak launch.

• Purchased new 2019 Yamaha EX Sport waverunner to replace non-working 2005 Seadoo.

• Registered with Florida Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services for grants.

• Applied for 50/50 matching grant from division of forestry to purchase cascade system

• Hosted Autism “Firefighter Challenge”, raising over $5500.00

• Added extension to rear deck

• Met with new contractors for bids on addition after advising Texas Construction to stop.

John Lewis provided update from the Board of Directors.

• Contract was signed for work to begin again on the new addition.

• Thanks to George Weston for his work on obtaining $15,000 grant for purchase of equipment.

(Grant has $5,000 match -- Jerry Smith suggested NBLRA make a donation towards this. Motion was made to donate $5,000.  Seconded. Passed.

Ben Boyd provided update on the Special Fire District.

*Means NBFRD will change from private to state status.

*Increase ability to apply for more grants anbd state retirement for firefighters.

*Will appear on next referendum, if interest is shown, will be put into legislation next session.

 

Program Committee

Courtland Gray introduced Ken Rudzki, co-owner of Juana’s

•Ken entertained us with past history of Juana’s.

•Original building still stands as the downstairs restrooms.

•Started with jet skis, volleyball, and beer.  Added food to keep people from leaving to eat.

• Hurricane Opal closed island for 8 months.  Upon reopening bakery was added.

• Celebrating 30th anniversary on July 1st.

 

Legislative Update

Gary updated on irrigation along Gulf Blvd.

• Took bid to commissioners, who directed to take it to TDC.

• TDC agreed to funding with bed tax dollars, with stipulation that benches and garbage cans from Tom Thumb to boat ramp exit on Gulf Blvd. display TDC logo.  This would involve, with the ok of sponsors, moving the existing benches and cans to another location along Gulf Blvd.

 

Motion made to approve this action.  Seconded. Passed.

Beach Beautification Liaison Committee

 

Peter updated on BBLC.

•Turner House saga continues.

• Pier is temporarily patched until replacement of boards can begin later this year.

• Restroom on pier is on hold due to more in depth investigation of code.

 

Meeting was adjourned at 10:47

 

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NBLRA 2019 MEETINGS

June 15 | July 20

August 17 | September 21

All Meetings will be held on the 3rd Saturday of each month beginning at 10:00 am unless specified otherwise at Juana’s Pagoda

PO Box 5003 • Navarre Beach, Fl 32566

 

NBLRA 2019 MEETINGS

 June 15 | July 20

August 17 | September 21

All Meetings will be held on the 3rd Saturday of each month beginning at 10:00 am unless specified otherwise at Juana’s Pagoda

PO Box 5003 • Navarre Beach, Fl 32566