Regular scheduled meeting of the Governor and Cabinet The State Board of Administration will take action on matters duly presented on its agenda, which may include such matters as Executive Director’s reports; approval of fiscal sufficiency of ...  

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    EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE GOVERNOR
    Departmental

    The following state governmental agencies, boards and commissions announce a public meeting to which all persons are invited:

    State Board of Administration

    Financial Services Commission

    Department of Veterans’ Affairs

    Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles

    Department of Law Enforcement

    Department of Revenue

    Department of Education

    Administration Commission

    Florida Land and Water Adjudicatory Commission

    Board of Trustees of the Internal Improvement Trust Fund

    Department of Environmental Protection

    DATE AND TIME: December 19, 2006, 9:00 a.m.

    PLACE: Cabinet Meeting Room, Lower Level, The Capitol, Tallahassee, Florida

    GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: Regular scheduled meeting of the Governor and Cabinet

    The State Board of Administration will take action on matters duly presented on its agenda, which may include such matters as Executive Director’s reports; approval of fiscal sufficiency of state bond issues; approval of sale of local bonds at an interest rate in excess of statutory interest rate limitation; report on investment performance; designation of banks as depositories for state funds; adoption of rules and regulations; investment of state funds pursuant to Chapter 215, F.S.; and consideration of other matters within its authority pursuant to Chapters 215 and 344, F.S., and Section 16 of Article IX of the Florida Constitution of 1885, as continued by subsection 9(c) of Article XII of the Florida Constitution of 1968. The Division of Bond Finance of the State Board of Administration will take action on matters duly presented on its agenda, which will deal with the issuance of State bonds, arbitrage compliance and related matters.

    The Financial Services Commission will take action on matters duly presented on its agenda which may include, but not be limited to, matters relating to rulemaking for all activities concerning insurers and other risk bearing entities, including licensing, rates, policy forms, market conduct, claims, adjusters, issuance of certificates of authority, solvency, viatical settlements, premium financing, and administrative supervision, as provided under the Insurance Code or Chapter 636, F.S., and for all activities relating to the regulation of banks, credit unions, other financial institutions, finance companies, and the securities industry.

    The Department of Veterans’ Affairs will take action on matters duly presented on its agenda which may include the administration of the Department as well as actions taken to further the Department’s mission of providing assistance to veterans and their dependents, pursuant to Section 292.05, F.S.

    The Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles will take action on matters duly presented on its agenda, which may include such matters as approval of agency policies, taking agency action with regard to administrative procedure matters, and considering other matters within its authority pursuant to Florida Statutes.

    The Department of Law Enforcement will take action on matters duly presented on its agenda which may include but not be limited to such matters as transfer of agency funds or positions, formulation of Departmental Rules, administrative procedure matters, submittal of reports as required, enter into contracts as authorized and to consider other matters within its authority pursuant to Chapters 20, 23, 120 and 943, F.S.

    The Department of Revenue will act on matters duly presented on its agenda which may include approval of rules, legislative concept proposals, contracts over $100,000, Departmental budgets, taking final action on formal and informal hearings under Chapter 120, F.S., and consideration of other matters within its authority.

    The Department of Education will finalize agency action on the business of the Florida Department of Education.

    The Administration Commission will take action on matters duly presented on its agenda which may include such matters as to create or transfer agency funds or positions, approve Career Service rules, administrative procedure matters, environmental matters arising under Chapter 380, F.S., comprehensive planning issues pursuant to Section 163.3184, F.S., determine sheriffs’ budget matters, and consider other matters within its authority pursuant to Chapters 110, 215 and 216, F.S.

    The Florida Land and Water Adjudicatory Commission will take action on matters duly presented on its agenda including appeals of local government development orders in areas of critical state concern or of developments of regional impact under Section 380.07, F.S.; and review of water management matters under Chapter 373, F.S. The Commission will also review Department of Environmental Protection’s rules and orders which, prior to July 1, 1993, the Governor and Cabinet, sitting as the head of the Department of Natural Resources, had authority to issue or promulgate.

    The Board of Trustees of the Internal Improvement Trust Fund will take action on matters duly presented on its agenda which may include such matters as mineral leases or sales, state or sovereign land leases, sales, exchanges, dedications, and easements, Conservation and Recreation Lands (CARL) and other land purchases; land planning matters and other matters within its authority. Additionally, the Board will take action on matters presented by the Marine Fisheries Commission as set forth in Sections 370.025, 370.026 and 370.027, F.S., and matters pertaining to the Office of Greenways Management, the Office responsible for the management of lands which formerly fell within the Cross Florida Barge Canal project corridor.

    The Department of Environmental Protection, while not a Cabinet agency, will present for consideration on its agenda those matters required by law to be reviewed by the Governor and Cabinet and those pertaining to the siting of power plants, electric and natural gas transmission lines and hazardous waste facilities; coastal zone management consistency and standards adopted by the Environmental Regulation Commission.

    A copy of any of the above agendas (when applicable) may be obtained by contacting each agency.

    Accommodations can be made for persons with disabilities provided several days’ notification is received. Please notify the Governor’s Cabinet Office, (850)488-5152.

    The Governor and Cabinet will proceed through each agenda, item by item, in the order given above.

    CABINET AIDES BRIEFING: On the Wednesday of the week prior to the above meeting, there will be a meeting of the aides to the Governor and Cabinet Members at 9:00 a.m., Cabinet Meeting Room, Lower Level, The Capitol, Tallahassee, Florida. The purpose of this briefing is to review and gather information regarding each agenda to be considered by the Governor and Cabinet.