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Mr. Klindtworth called the meeting to order at 7:15 P.M. He informed the Committee that the Chair would not attend because of the birth of his granddaughter.

  • Ms. Alger called the roll. Attending were:
  • Mr. Don Tuell - District 3
  • Mr. Bill Perret - District 4
  • Mr. Phil Bluschke - District 5
  • Mr. Paul Prescott - District 7
  • Mr. Gyorke Alger - District 8
  • Ms. Joel Rose - District 9
  • Mr. Gene Newcomb, Compliance Director
  • Gallery - Ms. Mary Hayes; Mr. Charles Hackney

Mr. Rose moved to approve the minutes of the May meeting. The motion was seconded and carried by voice vote with no objection.

Mr. Klindtworth asked Ms. Alger for a brief report of the joint teleconference between the Selection Panel and the Transfer & Promotion subcommittee. Ms. Alger reported that the meeting had been very productive, a few problems had been discussed, and that the Panel is very pleased with the improvements to the process that were implemented. There are procedural difficulties with including net profit as a scored item and the subcommittee will develop an alternative for presentation at the August meeting of the committee.

Mr. Klindtworth suggested that the lack of vending training brought to the subcommittees attention by the Selection Panel might be dealt with by using the Daytona vending route as a training facility. This would require the consent and participation of the manager.

The next order of business was the nomination and confirmation of additional alternates to the Statewide Grievance Board. Mr. Klindtworth asked Ms. Alger to read the names of the seven people who had been contacted and who have agreed to serve if needed.

The nominees were:

  • Mr. Don Felder
  • Ms. Debbie Hietala
  • Ms. David Kaplan
  • Mr. John Klindtworth
  • Mr. Tom Saunders
  • Ms. Shirley Smart
  • Mr. Don Tuell

No additional nominations were offered. Ms. Alger moved to vote on all nominees at one time. Mr. Rose and Mr. Bluschke seconded and the motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

Ms. Alger moved to confirm all nominees. Mr. Rose and Mr. Bluschke seconded and the motion carried by unanimous roll call vote.

There being no further business, Mr. Klindtworth adjourned the meeting at approximately 8 P.M.

Respectfully submitted,

Gyorke Alger

Florida Bureau of Business Enterprise

Providing Tools and Support for Legally Blind Vendors in the Food Service Industry