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CITY COMMISSION AGENDA
 

Regular Meeting - Monday, June 20, 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 Charles Hendley, Greater Mt. Pleasant Primitive Baptist Church
 
3.   PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
 
4.   ROLL CALL
 
5.   APPROVAL OF MINUTES 
 
a.   Approval of minutes from the June 6, 2016 regular meeting. Click to View
 
6.   PROCLAMATIONS
 
7.   LETTERS TO COMMISSION
 
a.   Email from Janice Douglas and Susan Parry thanking Public Works Fleet Maintenance Staff, Jean Longcore, Doug Desmarais, George Hunter, Maurice Parnell and Sandy Freudental for their helpfulness and efficiency of the maintenance of the van utilized by United for Animals for the transportation of pets and the delivery of essential items. 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 grant award for Hassie Russ, owner of Granny's Kitchen in the amount of $3,000 as an eligible recipient under the 2015-2016 CDBG Grant Award for Small Businesses. Click to View
 
b.   Approve grant award for A.J. (Angela) Brown, owner of Florida Highwaymen Artist A.J. Brown 2nd Gen and Legacy, LLC in the amount of $3,000 as an eligible recipient under the 2015-16 CDBG Grant Award for Small Business. Click to View
 
11.   PUBLIC HEARINGS
 
a.   Application submitted by Joe’s Dawgs, LLC to operate a Hot Dog Cart at the One Eleven Building, 111 Orange Avenue, Fort Pierce.  Said use requires a variance from Sec. 9-111(b)(1) to operate within 500 feet from a similar type business and Sec. 9-111(b)(3) to operate within 1,000 feet from an approved special event. Click to View
 
b.   Ordinance No. 16-003 pertaining to an application submitted by the property owners, Equity Trust Company, Mohammad Hajjar IRA, and Sassan LLC for Future Land Use Map for six (6) parcels of land, totaling +/- 36.93 acres, to change the future land use designation from RM, Medium Density Residential to NC, Neighborhood Commercial. Said parcels are generally located at the southwest corner of Hartman Road and Whiteway Dairy Road, or approximately 1803 Hartman Road.  SECOND READING   Click to View
 
c.   Ordinance No. 16-004 pertinent to an application submitted by the property owners, Equity Trust Company, Mohammad Hajjar IRA, and Sassan LLC for a Zoning Atlas Amendment for six (6) parcels of land, totaling +/- 36.93 acres, to change the zoning designation from R-4, Medium Density Residential to NC, Neighborhood Commercial. Said parcels are generally located at the southwest corner of Hartman Road and Whiteway Dairy Road, or approximately 1803 Hartman Road.  SECOND READING Click to View
 
d.   Ordinance No. 16-012 Amending the Retirement System as to exclusions for membership requirements and adding a designee who may act on behalf of the City Attorney as legal advisor to the Retirement Board.   SECOND READING Click to View
 
e.   Ordinance No. 16-013 - An Ordinance amending City Code Section 22-22 - Allowed uses; to allow Bed and Breakfasts as a Conditional Use within the C-1, Office Commercial District.   FIRST READING Click to View
 
12.   MISCELLANEOUS REPORTS & REQUESTS
 
a.   Approval to submit and accept the Allegany Franciscan Ministries Grant in the amount of $250,000. Click to View
 
b.   Monthly Financial Report for the Month Ending May 31, 2016 Click to View
 
13.   CITY COMMISSION
 
a.   Submittal of Applications for Communitywide Council Click to View
 
b.   Submittal of application for appointment to the Historic Preservation Board Click to View
 
c.   Submittal of application to serve on the Keep Fort Pierce Beautiful Board. Click to View
 
d.   Approve the Joint Application with St. Lucie County for the 2016 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant in the total amnount of $59,750.00. 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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