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CITY COMMISSION AGENDA
 

Regular Meeting - Monday, April 6, 2015 - 6:30 p.m.
City Hall - City Commission Chambers, 100 North U.S. #1, Fort Pierce, Florida
 
             
1.   CALL TO ORDER
 
2.   OPENING PRAYER - Apostle Trevor Banks, Resurrection Life Family Worship Center
 
3.   PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
 
4.   ROLL CALL
 
5.   APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 
a.   Approval of Minutes from the March 16, 2015 meeting. Click to View
 
6.   PROCLAMATIONS
 
a.   Proclamation recognizing April as Jazz Appreciation Month.  Being received by Darryl Bey, Bluebird Productions. Click to View
 
b.   Proclamation recognizing Florida's Children's Week.  Being received by Deb LaBella, Early Learning Coalition of St. Lucie County.  Click to View
 
c.   Proclamation declaring April 7, 2015 as National Service Recognition Day.  Being received by Jenna Stinnett, Direcotr of AmeriCorps Programs, Big Brothers Big Sisters. Click to View
 
d.   Proclamation honoring Larry J. Lee, St. Lucie County Health Officer.   Being received by Arlease Hall, St. Lucie County Health Department. Click to View
 
7.   LETTERS TO COMMISSION
 
a.   Letter from Diamond R. Litty, Public Defender, acknowledging the superior efforts and accomplishments of John Wilkes as Executive Director of the Sunrise Theatre. Click to View
 
b.   Email from Ronald Weeden and Carmen DiGeorge with the Harbour Isle West Social Committee thanking the entire Fort Pierce Economic Development Team for their great presentation at the Harbour Isle Neighborhood Meeting on March 17, 2015. Click to View
 
c.   Letter from Anne Satterlee, Public Relations and Development Director, on behalf of the Sunrise Theatre Advisory Board thanking Sergeant John Schramm, Officer Dani Dreizehnter, Officer John Fasanello, and Officer Todd Warner of the Fort Pierce Police Department for their assistance during the Dick Hellstrom Memorial Sunrise Theatre 5K Run/Walk.  The funds raised from this event aid in supporting School Time Performances at the Sunrise Theatre for the children of our community. Click to View
 
d.   Letter from Donna Benton and Betty Brolmann with Coastal Living Realty of Florida  expressing appreciation to Nick Mimms, Deputy City Manager, and Kim West, Building Department for their helpful and professional assistance that avoided unnecessary delays for the issuance of a permit. Click to View
 
e.   Letter from Jim Burg of the Square Grouper Tiki Bar thanking Marc Meyers, Paul Thomas, and Kristie Kirstein of the Building Department and Kori Benton of the Planning Department for their efforts and support in advancing his project. Click to View
 
8.  
COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC ON AGENDA ITEMS NOT REQUIRING PUBLIC HEARINGS
Any person who wishes to comment on an agenda item which is not under Public Hearings on the Agenda may be heard at this time and must sign up to speak in advance. Please limit your comments to three (3) minutes or less, as directed by the Mayor, as this section of the Agenda is limited to thirty minutes. The City Commission will not be able to take any official actions under Comments from the Public. Speakers will address the Mayor, Commissioners, and the Public with respect. Inappropriate language will not be tolerated.

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9.   CONSENT AGENDA
 
a.   Waive interest, penalties, and administrative fees in the amount of $123.40 for a Lot Clearing Lien against 1002 Avenue E owned by Erica D. Butler, 2502 Mohawk Avenue, Ft. Pierce, FL, leaving a balance of $200.00 payable in 60 days. Click to View
 
b.   Waive administrative fees in the amount of $100.00 for Emergency Repair Lien against 1002 Avenue E owned by Erica D. Butler, 2502 Mohawk Avenue, Ft. Pierce, FL, leaving a balance of $1,169.11 payable in 60 days. Click to View
 
c.   Waiver of interest and penalties  in the amount of $4,867.65 for demolition lien totaling $14,825.40 against 1569 Thumb Point Drive, Ft. Pierce, FL owned by Freddie Mac, 2005 Vista Parkway, West Palm Beach, FL in consideration of payment of $9,957.75 payable in 60 days. Click to View
 
d.   Reduce code enforcement fines in the amount of $18,050.00  against 508 N 14th Street; previously owned by Mayfive Capital LLC, 8902 N Dale Mabry Hwy, #200, Tampa, FL 33614 and currently owned by Royston Dass, 1528 SW Abingdon Avenue, Port St. Lucie, FL 34953, to $500 payable in 30 days. Click to View
 
e.   Reduce code enforcement fines in the amount of $66,490.00 against 1002 Avenue E currently owned by Erica D. Butler, 2502 Mohawk Avenue, Ft. Pierce, FL 34946, to $1,500.00 payable in 60 days. Click to View
 
f.   Approve contribution of $5,000 to the Police Athletic League from the Law Enforcement Trust Fund. Click to View
 
g.   Approval of Modification # 6 to Florida Division of Emergency Management Contract # 14HM-2Y-66-02-144 to extend the Period of Performance from February 1, 2015 to August 1, 2015. Click to View
 
h.   Approval of a contract with Lyle Sumek Associates, Inc. for consultation services for the update of the Leadership and Strategic Plan for an amount not to exceed $20,000 in professional fees. Click to View
 
i.   Request award of the Melody Lane Fishing Pier construction contract to the low bidder, Brothers' Construction Inc., in a amount equivalent to $539,845. Click to View
 
j.   Approval of the investment of $1.1 million from the available HUD Bond resources to fund the remaining contractual obligations of the City of Fort Pierce Marina Dock Reconstruction Project. Click to View
 
k.   Approval of Lease Extension Agreement with the Fort Pierce Police Officers Association for certain identified parcels in Dreamland Park Subdivision for a five year period at the cost of $10.00 per year commencing on January 5, 2015. Click to View
 
l.   Approve increase to Purchase Order #150076 for Amy's Cakes and Catering in the amount of $30,000.00. Click to View
 
10.   PUBLIC HEARINGS
 
a.   Ordinance No. 15-007 - Final Budget Amendment of the 2013-14 Budget.  SECOND READING Click to View
 
b.   Ordinance No. 15-009 - Amending Chapter 22 to permit Farmer's Market and Farm Stand Use in Light Industrial Zoning Districts.  FIRST READING Click to View
 
c.   Application for a Site Plan and Conditional Use submitted by Mosaics Of America Inc. to construct a 14,500 S.F. structure to include a new showroom, warehouse, and business offices located at 900 S US Highway 1, Fort Pierce, FL.  (Staff recommends postponement until April 20th, 2015 meeting in order to consider Site Plan, Conditional Use, Abandonment, and Lot Transfer Concurrently.) Click to View
 
11.   MISCELLANEOUS REPORTS & REQUESTS
 
a.   Approval of 2013-14 Final Budget Amendments for Grant Funds: CDBG, SHIP and Grant Administration Click to View
 
12.   CITY COMMISSION
 
a.   Resolution 15-R14 appointing Daniel Retherford to the Board of Adjustments and Appeals. Click to View
 
b.  
Consideration of the FPUA’s FY 2014 Final Budget Amendment.
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c.   Consider acceptance of the FPUA Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for FY2014. Click to View
 
13.   COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC Any person who wishes to comment on any subject may be heard at this time. Please limit your comments to three (3) minutes or less, as directed by the Mayor, as this section of the Agenda is limited to thirty minutes. The City Commission will not be able to take any official actions under Comments from the Public. Speakers will address the Mayor, Commissioners, and the Public with respect. Inappropriate language will not be tolerated.
 
14.   COMMENTS FROM THE CITY MANAGER
 
a.   City Manager's Departmental Activity Report Click to View
 
15.   COMMENTS FROM THE COMMISSION
 
16.   ADJOURNMENT
 
 
Pursuant to Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, the City hereby advises you that if you or another person decide to appeal any decision made by the City Commission with respect to any matter considered at its meeting or hearing, that you or said person will need a record of the proceedings, and that for such purpose, affected persons may need to insure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.  This notice does not constitute consent by the City for the introduction or admission into evidence of otherwise inadmissible or irrelevant evidence, nor does it authorize challenges or appeals not otherwise allowed by law. 
 
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 286.26, Florida Statutes, persons with disabilities needing special accommodation to participate in this meeting should contact the City Clerk’s Office at (772) 467-3052 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.

    

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