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CITY COMMISSION AGENDA
 

Regular Meeting - Tuesday, September 6, 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 - Captain Angel Hernandez, The Salvation Army
 
3.   PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
 
4.   ROLL CALL
 
5.   APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 
a.   Approval of the minutes of the August 15, 2016 regular meeting. Click to View
 
6.   PROCLAMATIONS
 
a.   Constitution Week Proclamation being received by Chuck McKinley, Sons of the American Revolution. Click to View
 
b.   Suicide Awareness Day Proclamation being received by Suncoast Mental Health Center and New Horizons Mental Health Primary Care and Substance Abuse. Click to View
 
c.   Adult Literacy Month Proclamation being received by Learn to Read of St. Lucie County. Click to View
 
7.   LETTERS TO COMMISSION
 
a.   Emails from Rachel Beckner of Green Roofing & Waterproofing Technologies LLC, Jim Davis, and Helen Wagner of Treasure Coast Garage Doors Inc. thanking the Building Department, Karen Cabrera, and staff members for their outstanding service, professionalism, and going the extra mile for individuals needing their services.  Click to View
 
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Letter from Elder Terrence Beauford of Sword Outreach Mentoring and Resource Center thanking the City of Fort Pierce for the approval and development of the community volunteer sign that has been placed at Linear Park and Moore's Creek. 
 
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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 entering into negotiations with the top ranked proposer, Tetra Tech, Inc., for RFQ No 2016-014 Marina Permit Performance and Ecological Monitoring. Click to View
 
b.   Request approval of Captec Engineering's Specific Authorization No. 1 (RFQ No. 2014-012) in the amount of $75,000. Click to View
 
c.   Approve proposal by Cardno Construction for the design/build replacement of the seawall along Moore's Creek from N. 2nd Street to Indian River Drive, in an amount not to exceed 1,610,521.00. Click to View
 
d.   Approve acceptance of Johnson-Davis, Inc's. construction proposal in the amount of $40,000.00 to replace drainage outfalls that have failed. Click to View
 
e.   Approval to accept Settlement Offer in the amount of $275,000 to the City, execute Settlement Agreement and Release in City of Fort Pierce v Petroleum Marine Consultants LLC and RGD & Associates, Inc. for underground fuel tank claim and dismiss the case. Click to View
 
f.   Approve request to install 3 Above-Ground Fuel Tanks for Drawdy Concrete Construction located at 2551 Peters Road in accordance with Section 7-20 of the Code of Ordinances. Click to View
 
g.   Approve award of RFP#2016-08, Auditing Services, to the first ranked firm of DiBartolomeo, McBee, Hartley & Barnes. Click to View
 
h.   Approval and Authorization for the City Manager to sign the Coldwell Banker Right of Sale Listing Agreement for City owner real estate.   Click to View
 
i.   Request from MGC Fort Pierce Corporation located at 7151 Okeechobee Road for a two year site plan extension for a future hotel providing a new expiration date of September 15, 2018. Click to View
 
j.   Approve grant award for Ms. Tammy Rodgers for her business, Tazzy T's Boutique in the amount of $3,000 as an eligible recipient under the 2015-2016 CDBG Action Plan-Grant Award for Small Business. Click to View
 
k.   Approve Small Business Grant Award for $3,000 for Pam's Food Hut, owned by Ms. Pamela McNair. Click to View
 
l.   Approval to submit and accept two 2016 JAG Grants - one in the amount of $35,055.50 and another in the amount of $5,774.66. Click to View
 
11.   PUBLIC HEARINGS
 
a.   Review and approval of an application for a Conceptual Development Plan submitted by property owner, Kings Highway Commercial South LLC and applicant, Troy Holloway for consideration of a commercial commerce park located at 2496 S. Kings Highway, Fort Pierce, FL. The property is zoned C-3, General Commercial (Parcel ID: 2324-232-0000-000-4). Click to View
 
b.   Review and approval of an application for a Conceptual Development Plan submitted by property owner Kings Highway Commercial Park LLC and applicant, Troy Holloway for consideration of a commercial commerce subdivision located at 7001 White Road, Fort Pierce, FL. The property is zoned C-3, General Commercial (Parcel ID: 2324-210-000-000-6). Click to View
 
c.   Review and approval with one condition of an application for a Site Plan submitted by Applicant; Scott Kerney P.E., Engineer, Wawa, Inc. to construct a 6,119 sf Fueling Station on a collection of parcels  in the C-3 General Commercial district, located at 5575 Okeechobee Road, Fort Pierce, FL. The property is zoned C-3, General Commercial (Parcel ID 2419-322-0002-000-5, 2419-322-0003-000-2, 2419-322-0004-000-9, & 2419-321-0001-000-5). Click to View
 
d.   Public Hearing on the proposed 2016-17 General Fund Budget and Millage Rate for the City of Fort Pierce.
a.  Consider any proposed amendments to the 2016-17 Budget
b.  Adopt the (amended) tentative 2016-17 General Fund Budget.
c.  Recompute (if necessary) and adopt the proposed Millage Rate.
d.  Announce the percentage, if any, by which the millage rate exceeds the roll-back rate.
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e.   Ordinance No. 16-017 amending Chapter 2 Sections 2-254, 2-259 and 2-260(b) of the Code of Ordinances to establish new procedures for processing citations and amending the Classes of Violations.  FIRST READING Click to View
 
f.   Ordinance No. 16-018 correcting a scriveners error in classification of dwelling rentals in certain zoning districts within the use table.  FIRST READING Click to View
 
12.   MISCELLANEOUS REPORTS & REQUESTS
 
a.   Approve recommendations from the Wastewater Relocation Advisory Committee:  1. Have property surveyed; 2. Request City, FPUA and County staff identify and explore grant funding opportunities; and 3. Request FPUA to develop a phased schedule for construction of new facility and decommissioning of existing facility. Click to View
 
b.   St. Lucie County School Board Update by Wayne Gent, Superintendent. Click to View
 
c.   Presentation by Clint Sperber, Health Officer and Administrator, Florida Health Department on the education of the community regarding the Zika virus. Click to View
 
d.   Monthly Financial Report for the Month Ending July 31, 2016 Click to View
 
13.   CITY COMMISSION
 
a.   Discussion of downtown 2-hour parking limit in J.C. Penney Lot led by Commissioner Alexander. Click to View
 
b.   Resolution No. 16-R41 Reappointing Arlo Koletzky and Cathy Gibson to the Fort Pierce Authentic Tours Advisory Board. Click to View
 
c.   Resolution 16-R42 appointing Bo Hutchinson as the FPUA representative on the Wastewater Relocation Advisory Committee. Click to View
 
d.   Resolution 16-R43 Supporting Florida Senate President-Designate Joe Negron's plans to pursue funding to add 120 billion gallons of new water storage south of Lake Okeechobee. Click to View
 
e.   Resolution No.16-R44 accepting the returns of the primary election held on August 30, 2016. Click to View
 
f.   Submittal of applications to serve on the Fort Pierce Utilities Authority Board 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 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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