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CITY COMMISSION AGENDA
 

Regular Meeting - Monday, March 20, 2017 - 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 Harry Shaw, Good News Missionary Baptist Church
 
3.   PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
 
4.   ROLL CALL
 
5.   APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 
a.   Approval of minutes from the March 6, 2017 regular meeting. Click to View
 
6.   PROCLAMATIONS
 
a.   Children's Week Proclamation being received by Deb LaBella, Early Learning Coalition of St. Lucie County. Click to View
 
b.   Child Abuse Prevention Month Proclamation being received by Anastasia Legakes, Executive Director, CASTLE. Click to View
 
c.   Arbor Day Proclamation being received by Paul Betram, Executive Director of Keep Fort Piece Beautiful. Click to View
 
7.   LETTERS TO COMMISSION
 
a.   Letter from Kathy Ludwiezak thanking BJ, Animal Control Officer, for an excellent job and wonderful customer service. Click to View
 
b.   Letter from Doretha Hair Truesdell, President, Original Florida Hall of Fame Highwaymen, Inc., thanking Elizabeth Woodruff, Urban Redevelopment Manager, Mike Reals, Public Works Director, Derrick Johnson, Public Works Compliance Manager and the Police Department for their contribution to the success of the 2nd Annual Highwayman Heritage Trail, Art Show and Festival. Click to View
 
c.   Email from Brian Reuther, Safety/Security Chief, St. Lucie County School District, commending Sergeant Donnon and Officer Maldonado for their assistance and detailed reports in reference to school threats. Click to View
 
d.   ActiveCaptain 4 star review submitted by Captain Gene on his first visit to the City Marina that is well run and has a nice atmosphere and friendly staff. Click to View
 
e.   Email from Brian Mallonee commending Kenny Nelson, Animal Control Officer, and Ed Seissiger, Engineering Project Coordinator, for their prompt responses to his requests. 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.
 
9.   ADDITIONS OR DELETIONS TO AGENDA AND APPROVAL OF AGENDA
 
10.   CONSENT AGENDA
 
a.   Approve grant award for Tammy Rodgers, owner of Tazzy T's Boutique in the amount of $3,000 as an eligible recipient under the 2016-2017 CDBG Grant Award for Small Business. Click to View
 
b.   Approve grant award for Ms. Crystal Willis, owner of C&J Bright Services in the amount of $3,000 as an eligible recipient under the 2015-2016 CDBG Grant Award for Small Business. Click to View
 
c.   Approve grant award for Mr. Charles Jackson, owner of C-N-C Soul Food Restaurant in the amount of $3,000 as an eligible recipient under the 2015-2016 CDBG Grant Award for Small Business. Click to View
 
d.   Approve grant award for Elaine Williams-Bell, owner of Hair is My Business, in the amount of $3,000 an an eligible recipient under the 2016-2017 CDBG Grant Award for Small Business. Click to View
 
e.   Approve grant award for Joann Thompson, owner of Grace Development & Community Outreach in the amount of $3,000 as an eligible recipient under the 2016-2017 CDBG Grant Award for Small Business. Click to View
 
f.   Approve increasing Blanket Purchase Order #170149 for I-Heart Media Radio Advertising for Sunrise Theatre in the amount of $15,000.00. Click to View
 
g.   Approve increasing Blanket Purchase Order #170374 for Vero Beach 32963 Print Advertising for Sunrise Theatre in the amount of $3,000.00. Click to View
 
h.   Approval of professional services agreement with Kimley-Horn and Associates for design of improvements to the recreational trails within the Indian Hills Recreation Area in the total amount of $55,400.00. Click to View
 
i.   Approve FEMA-4283-DR-FL Federally Funded Public Assistance Funding Agreement to restore the City to its pre-Hurricane Matthew conditions. Click to View
 
11.   PUBLIC HEARINGS
 
a.   Quasi-Judicial Hearings
 
1.   Review and approval of an application for a Preliminary Plat of the Portofino Landings Subdivision submitted by Applicant/Owner; Landings Ft. Pierce LLC, to subdivide the Portofino Landings development into four (4) tracts at 18.85 acres. The subject properties are located at 4217 Okeechobee Road, Fort Pierce, FL. The properties are zoned C-3, General Commercial (Parcel IDs 2419-122-0001-000-4, 2419-122-0002-000-1, 2419-123-0003-000-1).
 
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2.   Ordinance 17-007 - An Ordinance by the City Commission of the City of Fort Pierce, FL rezoning property located at 604 Midway Road from C-2, Neighborhood Commercial to C-1, Office Commercial. SECOND READING Click to View
 
b.   Legislative Hearings
 
1.   Ordinance 17-008 - Extending the territorial limits of the City of Fort Pierce, Florida to include property located at 2498 Edwards Road. SECOND READING Click to View
 
2.   Ordinance No. 17-009 - Final Budget Amendment of the General Fund 2015-2016 Budget. FIRST READING Click to View
 
12.   MISCELLANEOUS REPORTS & REQUESTS
 
a.   Approval of FY 2016 Final Budget Amendments for Grant Funds:  CDBG, SHIP, and Grant Administration. Click to View
 
b.   Monthly Financial Report for the Month Ending February 28, 2017. Click to View
 
c.   Presentation on IT Department Upgrades by DeVoshay Johnson. Click to View
 
13.   CITY COMMISSION
 
a.   Approval of concept and an interlocal agreement between St. Lucie County and the City of Fort Pierce for the lease of office space in the Parking Garage for utilization by the Guardian Ad Litem Program. Click to View
 
b.   Resolution 17-R11 Opposing House Bill 17 and Senate Bill 1158 which preempt local business regulations and prohibits local government from imposing or adopting any new regulations on business unless express authorized by the legislature. Click to View
 
c.   Resolution 17-R12 Authorizing the sale of Lot 13 Lincoln Court Click to View
 
d.   Resolution No. 17-R13 Approving a Locally Funded Agreement With FDOT for Pedestrian Lighting on Observation Deck for the Peter P. Cobb Memorial Bridge. Click to View
 
e.   Updates on anti-tethering ordinance amendment and Florida Animal Friend grant efforts. 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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