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File #: 22-0793   
Type: Departmental Status: Passed
In control: Board of County Commissioners
On agenda: 5/3/2022 Final action: 5/3/2022
Title: DISCUSSION AND APPROVAL OF A RESOLUTION SUPPORTING THE MEDICAL EXAMINER'S NEED FOR A NEW FACILITY TO BE LOCATED ON INDIAN RIVER STATE COLLEGE'S TREASURE COAST PUBLIC SAFETY TRAINING COMPLEX PROPERTY IN FORT PIERCE
Attachments: 1. medexamresolMC.pdf, 2. infomaterialsmedexamineritem.pdf
PLACEMENT: Departmental
TITLE:
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DISCUSSION AND APPROVAL OF A RESOLUTION SUPPORTING THE MEDICAL EXAMINER'S NEED FOR A NEW FACILITY TO BE LOCATED ON INDIAN RIVER STATE COLLEGE'S TREASURE COAST PUBLIC SAFETY TRAINING COMPLEX PROPERTY IN FORT PIERCE
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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:
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The 19th District Medical Examiner has asked the four counties of the 19th District to consider funding a new facility. Senator Gayle Harrell has requested that each of the counties in the 19th District adopt a resolution to support the request for a new facility and to support requesting funding from State and Federal partners.
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DEPARTMENT: Administration
PREPARED BY: Name: Taryn G. Kryzda
Title: County Administrator
REQUESTED BY: Senator Gayle Harrell (Resolution)

PRESET:
PROCEDURES: None

BACKGROUND/RELATED STRATEGIC GOAL:

At the October 26, 2021 Treasure Coast Tri-County (Indian River, St. Lucie & Martin Counties) meeting the 19th District Medical Examiner, Dr. Patricia Aronica, did a presentation on the existing Medical Examiner's building and the need for a new facility. On October 29, 2021, Senator Gayle Harrell (who was in attendance at the 10/26/21 joint meeting) sent a letter to the Board of County Commissioners (Board) requesting that each of the 19th District counties (Indian River, St. Lucie, Martin and Okeechobee) appoint a Commissioner to be a representative on an Advisory Task Force (Task Force) that she was creating and would be facilitating. The purpose of the Task Force is to provide solutions to an on-going issue and communicate all progress from the Task Force to their respective Board's for further consideration. Commissioner Stacey Hetherington was appointed by the Board to the Task Force. The Task Force has met twice at Indian River State College (IRSC) in Ft. Pierce to discuss the situation. At the last Task Force meeting on March 24, 2022, Senator Harrell asked for each of the counties to adopt a resolution supporting t...

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