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CITY COMMISSION AGENDA
 

Regular Meeting - Monday, April 18, 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 - Reverend Frank Sawyer, St. Andrew's Episcopal Church
 
3.   PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
 
4.   ROLL CALL
 
5.   APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 
a.   Approval of minutes from the April 4, 2016 regular meeting. Click to View
 
6.   PROCLAMATIONS
 
a.   Autism Awareness Month Proclamation being received by Pete Villasuso, St. Lucie County Fire District. Click to View
 
7.   LETTERS TO COMMISSION
 
a.   Letter from Commissioner Alexander thanking Officer Francois, Officer Jones, Officer Kirkus and Officer Massey for collectively and quickly diffusing a situation at Sarah's Memorial Chapel, his place of business. Click to View
 
b.   Email from Bruce Murray, COP District 9 Leader, South Hutchinson Island, thanking the Fort Pierce Police Department for their leadership and dedication to the safety and security of their community and for their continued support of the volunteers. Click to View
 
c.   Email from Martha Hornsby commending Peggy Arraiz and Janey Vanderhorst for their professionalism and courtesy.  Click to View
 
d.   Email from Laura Lane Bender commending the staff at the City Marina for the operation of a first class marina. 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.   Approve installation of an above-ground L.P. Tank for Serenity Food Ministries LLC at 609 Orange Avenue. Click to View
 
b.   Approval of the IUPA Contract that has been ratified by the Union. Click to View
 
c.   Approval of emergency repairs to parking garage elevators by Kone, Inc., in the amount of $21,695.23. Click to View
 
d.   Approval of travel expenses in the amount of $1234.93 for Commissioner Thomas Perona to attend the Florida Municipal Electrical Association Conference in Orlando, FL on July 19 - July 22, 2016. Click to View
 
e.   Approval of the payment of $7,060 to Gone Fishing Landscaping & More, LLC to secure 14 abandoned structures. Click to View
 
f.   Approval of a twenty-four (24) month Lease Extension Agreement between the City of Fort Pierce and FP-DW, LLC and FP-DX, LLC for certain parcels along Indian River Drive, that are being utilized to provide additional parking spaces for the public by the Backus Gallery & Museum. Click to View
 
11.   PUBLIC HEARINGS
 
a.   Ordinance No. 16-011 - Final Budget Amendment of the 2014-2015 Budget.  SECOND READING Click to View
 
12.   MISCELLANEOUS REPORTS & REQUESTS
 
a.   2016 Legislative Update by Representative Larry Lee, Jr. Click to View
 
b.   Second Quarter Financial Report Click to View
 
c.   Report from the Orange Avenue community meeting held on February 25th, 2016 Click to View
 
13.   CITY COMMISSION
 
a.   Consideration of the FPUA’s FY 2015 Final Budget Amendment. Click to View
 
b.   Consider acceptance of the FPUA Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for FY2015. Click to View
 
c.   Consider applying City Distribution Funds in the amount of $155,541 toward FPUA's Weatherization Program. Click to View
 
d.   Approval of FPUA Resolution No. UA 2016-02, which provides for a 3% increase in the water customer and volume charges, which was approved by the FPUA Board on February 2, 2016.  Click to View
 
e.   Resolution 16-R13 reappointing Mary Minton and Terry Wolters to the Code Enforcement Board. Click to View
 
f.   Resolution 16-R14 appointing Michael Broderick and Jared Osteen to the Historic Preservation Board. Click to View
 
g.   Resolution 16-R15 approving the Submittal of a Grant Application to the Florida Inland Navigation District to Improve Boat Access at Fisherman's Wharf and Moore's Creek Boat Ramps Click to View
 
h.   Resolution 16-R16 - Recognizing the portion of Avenue "A" lying between the Indian River Lagoon and North US Highway 1 as  “Marina Way”. Click to View
 
i.   Resolution 16-R18 Declaring Certain property as Surplus 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
 
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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