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CITY COMMISSION AGENDA
 

Regular Meeting - Monday, March 7, 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 - 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 February 16, 2016 regular meeting. Click to View
 
6.   PROCLAMATIONS
 
a.   American Red Cross Month Proclamation being received by Sarah Ruwe, American Red Cross. Click to View
 
b.   Believing in Girls Month Proclamation being received by Treasure Coast PACE Center for Girls. Click to View
 
c.   Flood Safety Awareness Week Proclamation being received by Bob Worcester, SAFER St. Lucie. Click to View
 
7.   LETTERS TO COMMISSION
 
a.   Email from James Clasby in recognition of Kori Benton's timeliness, hard work and dedication. Click to View
 
b.   Email from Gertrude Walker thanking the entire team, Mayor Hudson, Commissioners, City Manager Mimms, staff and volunteers for a wonderful Highwaymen Heritage Trail Festival Ribbon Cutting event. Click to View
 
c.   Email from Tony Farella commending the Police Department for security provided at the Sunrise Theatre at 10:00 PM on February 20, 2016. Click to View
 
d.   Email from Charley Williams, who resides in Orlando, congratulating the entire team on the success of the ribbon cutting festival for The Highwaymen Trail. Click to View
 
e.   Letter from David M. Cleveland commending the Building Department for their professionalism, attention to detail and compliance with ever changing sets of codes. Click to View
 
f.   Email from Active Captain with a 5 star review "Great & Getting Better" of the new marina facility and staff. Click to View
 
g.   Letter from Doretha Hair Truesdell congratulating and thanking Elizabeth Woodruff and the City of Fort Pierce for their efforts and hard work on The Highwaymen Heritage Trail, Art Show and Festival. 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.   ADDITIONS OR DELETIONS TO AGENDA AND APPROVAL OF AGENDA
 
10.   CONSENT AGENDA
 
a.   Approval of Assignment of Lease between St. Lucie County and the City of Fort Pierce, assigning the County's rights, duties, liability and obligations of the Lease Agreement with the Fort Pierce Yacht Club for the property located at 700 North Indian River Drive to the City, contingent upon approval by City Attorney as to form and correctness. Click to View
 
b.   Approve License Agreement No. DACW17-3-16-0001 between Department of the Army and the City of Fort Pierce granting the city the ability to install, use, repair and maintain a concrete walkway/maintenance tract, lights, benches and trash receptacles on the South Jetty for a period of 5 years with an opportunity to renew. Click to View
 
c.   Request for partial release of two parcels located in St. Lucie County, identified as PID 1211-111-0001-0009 and 1214-111-0001-0008, owned by BAER, LLC, 1650 90th Avenue, Vero Beach, FL 32966 from a code enforcement lien in the amount of $453,310.00 filed against 1635 Thumb Point Drive, Parcel ID 2401-605-0030-000-3 owned by John B. Culverhouse contingent upon payment of $5,000.00 within 60 days. Click to View
 
d.   Approve payment to Golf Net Renovations, a sole source provider, in the amount of $10,865.00 to repair the driving range net.  Click to View
 
e.   Approval of travel expenses in the amount of $847.32 for Commissioner Alexander to attend the FBC-LEO Spring Conference being held on March 17 - 18, 2016 in Miramar, Florida. Click to View
 
f.   Approval of travel expenses in the amount of $847.32 for Commissioner Sessions to attend the FBC-LEO Spring Conference being held on March 17 - 18, 2016 in Miramar, Florida. Click to View
 
g.   Approve grant award for Geraldine Clark and Hy-She Consignment Boutique, Inc. in the amount of $3,000 as an eligible recipient under the 2015-16 CDBG Action Plan Grant Award for Small Business. Click to View
 
h.   Request approval of the professional services proposal submitted by Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc. providing additional surveying and design services for the 13th Street and 17th Street projects in the amount of $38,500. Click to View
 
i.   Approval to purchase a 2016 Ford Transit cargo van from Sunrise Ford and installation of shelving from Advanced Work Van Interiors for the Police Department Crime Scene Unit in the total amount of $25,513.50. Click to View
 
j.   Request to reduce code enforcement fines in the amount of $375,610.00 against 1512 Avenue J, Ft. Pierce, FL, Parcel ID # 2404-810-0019-000-9 which was previously owned by James Jones, 1512 Avenue J, Ft. Pierce, FL and currently owned by Jewell J. Eckles (daughter),  3309 Avenue T, Ft. Pierce, FL 34947 to $950.00 payable in 12 months. Click to View
 
11.   PUBLIC HEARINGS
 
a.   Review and approval with conditions an application for Site Plan submitted by Property Owner, O`Reilly Automotive Stores
In.c, and representative, Bryan L. Zarlenga, PE. to construct a 7,248 sq. ft. retail auto parts store at 4760 S US Highway 1, Fort Pierce, FL. The property is zoned General Commercial (C-3) (3403-123-0000-000-4).
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b.   Ordinance 16-005 Amending Section 12-103 extending the prohibition of fishing along Melody Lane.   SECOND READING Click to View
 
c.   Ordinance 16-002 - Amendments to Chapter 9 & 22 - Zoning Fueling Station Regulation Updates – Location & Design  FIRST READING Click to View
 
12.   MISCELLANEOUS REPORTS & REQUESTS
 
a.   Update on City Marina Operations Click to View
 
b.   Monthly Financial Report for the Month Ending January 31, 2016 Click to View
 
13.   CITY COMMISSION
 
a.   Resolution No. 16-R05 appointing members to the City Planning Board. Click to View
 
b.   Submittal of applications for Board of Adjustment. Click to View
 
c.   Submittal of applications for Communitywide Council. Click to View
 
d.   Submittal of applications for Construction Board of Adjustments & Appeals. Click to View
 
e.   Added Item:  Mayor Hudson requested to discuss oversight and approval of invoices for legal services. Click to View
 
14.   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.
 
15.   COMMENTS FROM THE CITY MANAGER
 
a.   City Manager's Report - Together We Can Click to View
 
16.   COMMENTS FROM THE COMMISSION
 
17.   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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