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CITY COMMISSION AGENDA
 

Regular Meeting - Monday, February 1, 2016 - 6:30 p.m.
City Hall - City Commission Chambers, 100 North U.S. #1, Fort Pierce, Florida
 
             
1.   CALL TO ORDER
 
2.   OPENING PRAYER - Pastor Ned Childress, Allen Chapel AME Church
 
3.   PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
 
4.   ROLL CALL
 
5.   APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 
a.   Approval of minutes from the January 19, 2016 meeting. Click to View
 
6.   PROCLAMATIONS
 
a.   Proclamation declaring February 7-13 as 2-1-1 Awareness Week.  Being received by Randee Gabriel, 211 Helpline. Click to View
 
b.   St. Lucie County Fire Board Special Presentation by Chief Buddy Emerson.
 
7.   LETTERS TO COMMISSION
 
a.   Email from Gertrude Walker thanking Libby Woodruff for the wonderful ceremony that honored Highwayman Livingston Roberts on January 21, 2016. 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.   Approval of Subordination of Utility Interest Agreements between the State of Florida Department of Transportation and the City of Fort Pierce, Florida for the use and benefit of Fort Pierce Utilities Authority, for the upcoming Kings Highway Road Widening project. Click to View
 
b.   Waive interest, penalties, and administrative fees in the amount of $129.90 leaving a balance due of $91.86, payable in 60 days, against 3109 Avenue B, Ft. Pierce, FL, Parcel ID 2408-506-0019-999-7, which was purchased through a tax deed sale and brought into compliance by Bemnet Yohannes, 3106 Avenue B, Ft. Pierce, FL 34947. Click to View
 
c.   Waive interest, penalties, and administrative fees in the amount of $175.68, leaving a balance due of $1,046.08 assessed for emergency repairs against 3109 Avenue B, Ft. Pierce, FL, Parcel ID 2408-506-0019-000-7. The new owner, Bemnet Yohannes, 3106 Avenue B, Ft. Pierce, FL 34947, purchased the property through a tax deed sale. The balance of $1,046.08 can be paid via a payment plan. Click to View
 
d.   Approval of Brothers Construction, Inc. Change Order No. 1 in the amount of $10,388.90 providing compensation for additional work completed during the construction of the Melody lane Fishing Pier. Click to View
 
e.   Approval to piggyback the City of Clearwater Agreement for Professional Services (RFQ 13-13) with Walker Parking Consultants/Engineers, Tampa Florida.  Not to exceed $40,000.00 Click to View
 
f.   Approval to purchase eleven (11) patrol vehicles: eight (8) Ford Interceptor Sport Utility Vehicles and three (3) Ford Interceptor Sedan vehicles in the amount not to exceed $365,045.00.  Click to View
 
g.   Approval of Bid No. 2016-016 for Furnish and Install Asphaltic Concrete 10-199 Ton, by piggybacking City of PSL Bid No. 20150080 to Lynch Paving and Construction Co.,Inc of Okeechobee, FL. for Citywide resurfacing needs in an amount not to exceed $250,000.00. Click to View
 
10.   PUBLIC HEARINGS
 
a.   Review and approval of a Site Plan and Design Plan submitted by Thomas Engineering Group, LLC to construct a Cumberland Farms convenience store and fueling station at 2009 S 35th Street.   Property is zoned C-3, General Commercial.  (Parcel ID 2417-343-0005-000-5). Click to View
 
b.   Review and approval of an application for a Waiver of Distance, submitted by Property Owner and Applicant S&M Smoke Shop LLC, to establish 4COP - Beer, Wine, and Liquor; sale by the drink for consumption on premises and package sales in sealed containers to add a lounge at their existing Tobacco Shop at 1001 S US Highway 1, Fort Pierce, FL.  The property is zoned General Commercial (C-3), (Parcel ID 2415-601-0180-000-0). Click to View
 
c.   Ordinance 16-001 - Modifying Article II, Section 2-29 to include a new item in the order of business for additions, deletions and approval of the agenda. Click to View
 
11.   MISCELLANEOUS REPORTS & REQUESTS
 
a.   State Housing Initiative Partnership (SHIP) Program Overview 2013-2015 Click to View
 
b.   Wind Retro-fit Grant Presentation.  Use of funds provided by Florida Division of Emergency Management Hazard Mitigation. Click to View
 
12.   CITY COMMISSION
 
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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