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CITY COMMISSION AGENDA
 

Regular Meeting - Monday, September 21, 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 - Father Michael McNally, St. Mark Evangelist Catholic Church
 
3.   PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
 
4.   ROLL CALL
 
5.   APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 
a.   Approval of minutes from the August 17, 2015 closed meeting. Click to View
 
b.   Approval of minutes from the September 1, 2015 Special Budget Meeting, the September 8, 2015 Regular Meeting and the September 14, 2015 Special Budget Meeting. Click to View
 
6.   PROCLAMATIONS
 
a.   Proclamation recognizing September 30, 2015 as Dads take your Children to School Day.  Being received by Kevin Perry, St. Lucie County School District. Click to View
 
b.   Proclamation recognizing September 21, 2015 as Alzheimer's Awareness Day.   Being received by Alice Delavante, Co-Chair, 2015 Treasure Coast Walk to End Alzheimer's. Click to View
 
c.   Proclamation recognizing September 22 as National Voter Registration Day.   Being received by Gertrude Walker, Supervisor of Elections. Click to View
 
d.   Proclamation recognizing the retirement of Gloria Johnson, Finance Director. Click to View
 
e.   Proclamation recognizing the retirement of Marjorie Gaskin, MIS Director. Click to View
 
7.   LETTERS TO COMMISSION
 
a.   South Beach Association's formal presentation of $20,000 to Chief Diane Hobley-Burney for the purchase of 2 ATVs for the Police Department. 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.   Approval of the FY 2016 Humane Society Contract in the amount of $125,000.00. Click to View
 
b.   Request to reduce code enforcement fines in the amount of $315,290.00 against 2110 S 33rd Street which was previously owned by Rita J. & Roy D. Richardson, 2110 S 33rd Street, Ft. Pierce, FL 34947 and currently owned by Feroz A. Chagani, 1989 S US
Highway 1, Ft. Pierce, FL 34950 to $24,000.00.
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c.   Approve the purchase of equipment and its installation from Pro Sound & Video in the total amount of $26,433.50 to outfit the second floor conference room with audio recording capabilities and to upgrade our broadcast equipment and scheduler to Tightrope to enable more effective control of our television station schedule. Click to View
 
d.   Approval of Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of Fort Pierce and Teamsters Local Union Number 769 (General Employee Unit) for the period of October 1, 2014 through September 30, 2017. Click to View
 
10.   PUBLIC HEARINGS
 
a.   Ordinance 15-051 – Rezoning properties generally located at 601 Seaway Drive containing 18.02 acres +/- from R-3, Single-Family Moderate Density Residential to C-5, Tourist Commercial.  SECOND READING Click to View
 
b.   Ordinance 15-050 approving a Comprehensive Plan Map Amendment from OP, Office Professional to CBD, Central Business District for properties located on S Indian River Drive.   FIRST READING Click to View
 
c.   Approval of a Site Plan and Design Review Application submitted by Mariner Cove Builders, LLC for property located at 3200 Edwards Road to construct a 216 unit rental apartment development.   Property is zoned R-4, Medium Density Residential (Parcel IDs 2430-231-0001-000-4; 2430-234-0001-000-3). Click to View
 
11.   MISCELLANEOUS REPORTS & REQUESTS
 
a.   Presentation of an Overview of the FMPA by Nick Guarriello, General Manager and CEO, and Jody Finklea, Assistant General Counsel and Manager of Legal Affairs. Click to View
 
b.   Presentation of the newly rebranded Treasure Coast International Airport and Business Park by John Wiatrak, Airport Manager. Click to View
 
c.   Presentation on the financial status of the different funds of the City for the month ending August 31, 2015. Click to View
 
12.   CITY COMMISSION
 
a.   Discussion on Moore's Creek Revegetation Project at the request of Commissioner Alexander Click to View
 
b.   Resolution 15-R24 re-appointing Daniel M. Delulio to the Fort Pierce Utilities Authority Board Click to View
 
c.   Submittal of applications for re-appointment to the Historic Preservation Board. 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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