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CITY COMMISSION AGENDA
 

Regular Meeting - Monday, July 20, 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 - Commissioner Reginald Sessions
 
3.   PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
 
4.   ROLL CALL
 
5.   APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 
a.   Approval of minutes from the July 6, 2015 meeting. Click to View
 
6.   PROCLAMATIONS
 
a.   Proclamation declaring July 25, 2015 as Treasure Coast Waterway Cleanup Day.  Being received by Marines Industries Association of the Treasure Coast. Click to View
 
7.   LETTERS TO COMMISSION
 
a.   Brief presentation by MAD DADS Fort Pierce Chapter Inc. thanking City Commission for donation towards the youths participation in the Crime Prevention Workshop in Tampa. Click to View
 
b.   Letter from Main Street Fort Pierce thanking Public Works, the Police Department and the City of Fort Pierce for the support, assistance and funding of Stars over St. Lucie - 4th of July Celebration and fireworks show. Click to View
 
c.   Letter from St. Lucie County Commissioner Chris Dzadovsky extending his gratitude to City staff and to Rob Schwerer and his legal team for their significant contribution to the success of several joint projects with the County. Click to View
 
d.   Email from Upendo Shabazz-Phillips with Allegany Franciscan Ministries thanking Public Works employees with their contribution to the success of their recent event.   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.
 
 
9.   CONSENT AGENDA
 
a.   Waiver of interest and penalties in the amount of $2,945.03 for demolition lien totaling $5,295.03 against 1006 Avenue F, Ft. Pierce, FL 34950 previously owned by Pearl Eckles (Est), 299 Lefferts Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11225 and currently owned by Michelle A. Williams, 906 Avenue E, Ft. Pierce, FL 34950 in consideration of payment of $2,350.00 with a payment plan of $50.00 per month until paid. Click to View
 
b.   Approval of Interlocal Agreement between the City of Fort Pierce and St. Lucie County for City to assume marketing, promotion, administration, operation and maintenance of all kiosks and markers associated with the Zora Neale Hurston Dust Tracks Heritage Trail. Click to View
 
c.   Approval to enter into contractual negotiations with highest ranked proposer on RFP No. 2015-043 for the redevelopment, transfer or sale of surplus land located generally at 1920 Seaway Drive. Click to View
 
d.   Approval to enter into an agreement with FDEP relating to Grant Agreement No. G0417 which provides funding for the construction and operation of a stormwater treatment system to be located at Veterans Memorial Park. Click to View
 
e.   Approval of travel for Mayor Hudson to attend the Florida League of Cities Annual Conference in Orlando, FL on August 13-15, 2015 in the total amount of $1,264.41. Click to View
 
f.   Approval of travel for Commissioner Alexander to attend the Florida League of Cities Annual Conference in Orlando, FL on August 13-15, 2015 in the total amount of $1,420.86. Click to View
 
10.   PUBLIC HEARINGS
 
a.   Public Hearing on Proposed Allocations for CDBG 2015-2016 Action Plan Click to View
 
b.   Ordinance 15-047 rezoning properties generally located at 600 S 3rd Street from I-1, Light Industrial Zone to PD, Planned Development Zone.  SECOND READING Click to View
 
c.   Approval with conditions an 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 890 S US Highway 1, Fort Pierce, FL.  Click to View
 
d.   Ordinance 15-008 abandoning remaining Alleyway located between Georgia Avenue and Hayes Road.   FIRST READING Click to View
 
11.   MISCELLANEOUS REPORTS & REQUESTS
 
a.   Presentation "Garden of Lights" by Robin Goldman, Fundraiser/Event Coordinator with Heathcote Botanical Gardens. Click to View
 
b.   Interpretation and Implementation of Section 22-3 and Definitions & Section 22-22 Vacation Rentals Click to View
 
c.   Presentation by Joseph Noel on a City owned and/or operated charter school. Click to View
 
d.   Presentation of the financial report for the quarter ending June 30, 2015. Click to View
 
12.   CITY COMMISSION
 
a.   Resolution 15-R21 appointing Mrs. Jane B Zezeck and reappointing Ms. Shirley Walker to the Fort Pierce Tree Board. Click to View
 
b.   Resolution No. 15-R22 appointing an alternate member to the Civil Service Appeals Board. Click to View
 
c.   Request for letter of support from Doug Coward, Executive Director, Solar and Energy Loan Fund (SELF) in support of its application to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) FY 2015 Regional Coastal Resilience Program. Click to View
 
13.   COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC

Any person who wishes to comment on any subject 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.
 
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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