St Lucie County
Florida

Action Item
4608

St. Lucie County Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity Application - Secure Transportation Company of Florida, LLC

Information

Department:Public SafetySponsors:
Category:Board Acceptance

Financial Impact

N/A

Previous Action

N/A

Recommendation

Staff recommends the Board determine the application of Secure Transportation Company of Florida, LLC, for a Class F Certificate of Convenience and Necessity meets the standards of review set forth in Section 18-56, approve the application, and authorize the Chairman to sign the Class F Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity.

Background

Secure Transportation Company of Florida, LLC has submitted an application for a Class F (Wheelchair) Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (CON).

 

At its meeting on August 8, 2017, the Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council reviewed the application and determined the application was in compliance with the standards of review set forth in Section 18-54 of the St. Lucie County Code of Ordinances.  Accordingly, the Council voted 5-0 to recommend approval the application.  The Public Safety Director has notified the City Managers of Fort Pierce and Port St. Lucie of the pending application.  To date, no response has been received from the cities.  Copies of the application and Sections 18-54 and 18-56 of the St. Lucie County Code of Ordinances are attached.  Notice of the September 5, 2017 public hearing was published in the News Tribune on August 25, 2017.

Meeting History

Sep 5, 2017 6:00 PM Video Board of County Commissioners Regular Meeting

This item was presented by Dan McIntyre, County Attorney.

Secure Transportation Company of Florida, LLC has submitted an application for a Class F (Wheelchair) Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity (CON). At its meeting on August 8, 2017, the Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council reviewed the application and determined the application was in compliance with the standards of review set forth in Section 18-54 of the St. Lucie County Code of Ordinances. Accordingly, the Council voted 5-0 to recommend approval the application. The Public Safety Director has notified the City Managers of Fort Pierce and Port St. Lucie of the pending application. To date, no response has been received from the cities. Copies of the application and Sections 18-54 and 18-56 of the St. Lucie County Code of Ordinances are attached. Notice of the September 5, 2017 public hearing was published in the News Tribune on August 25, 2017.

Staff recommends the Board determine the application of Secure Transportation Company of Florida, LLC, for a Class F Certificate of Convenience and Necessity meets the standards of review set forth in Section 18-56, approve the application, and authorize the Chairman to sign the Class F Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity.

There were no public comments.

Commissioner Townsend motioned to approve the item. Commissioner Mowery seconded the motion and the motion carried 4-0.

RESULT:APPROVE [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Cathy Townsend, District No. 5
SECONDER:Tod Mowery, District No. 2, Vice-Chairman
AYES:Chris Dzadovsky, Tod Mowery, Linda Bartz, Cathy Townsend
ABSENT:Frannie Hutchinson