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CITY COMMISSION AGENDA
 

Regular Meeting - Monday, September 18, 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 - Dr. Craig Cramer, Senior Pastor, Westside Church
 
3.   PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
 
4.   ROLL CALL
 
5.   APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 
a.   Approval of the minutes from the September 5, 2017 Special Budget Hearing. Click to View
 
6.   PROCLAMATIONS
 
a.   Certificate of Appreciation presented by Keith Davis, Principal of Performance-Based Preparatory Academy.  Click to View
 
b.   Suicide Prevention Awareness Month Proclamation being received by New Horizons Mental Health, Primary Care and Substance Abuse and Suncoast Mental Health Center.
 
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7.   LETTERS TO COMMISSION
 
a.   Letter from Don Bestor, President, Fort Pierce Jazz & Blues Society, thanking John Wilkes, Sharon Engle, Thomas Taylor and Michael with the Sunrise Theatre for their contribution to the success of this year's Summer Jazz Camp. Click to View
 
b.   Letter from Pam Bondi, Attorney General, thanking Chief Hobley-Burney for her contribution to the success of the 32nd National Conference on Preventing Crime in the Black Community on June 1-2, 2017. Click to View
 
c.   Letter from Anna Lai and Matt Munsell thanking Michelle Kubitschek and Joyce Kobbe for their assistance with planning their wedding at the River Walk Center. 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.   Approval of a one (1) year extension of a Site Plan for Wawa Fueling Station located at 5575 Okeechobee Road, until September 6th, 2018. Click to View
 
b.   Notification of Director of Development's approval of a Minor Amendment to Site Plan & Design Review for the Wawa Fueling Station approved for 5575 Okeechobee Road. The Minor Amendment accommodates access and retention adjustments required with permitting by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) & South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD). Click to View
 
c.   Approval of a 6-month extension to Dunn's Tractor Service contract which will provide canal and recreation maintenance through March 31, 2018 in the amount of $131,510.00.  Click to View
 
d.   Approve the purchase and installation of hardware and software upgrades to the security system for City Hall from Securitas Electronic Security, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $54,821.95. Click to View
 
e.   Approval of travel expenses in the amount of $1,282.98 for Commissioner Perona to attend the FPPTA Annual Conference on October 8-11, 2017 in Tampa, FL.  Click to View
 
f.   Approve small business grant award for Ms. Patricia Adams for her small business, Patricia B. Adams, 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
 
11.   PUBLIC HEARINGS
 
a.   Legislative Hearing - Ordinance 17-025 Amending Chapter 2, Article II, Sec. 2-29 relating to Order of Business.  SECOND READING Click to View
 
b.   Legislative Hearing - Ordinance No. 17-026 amending Chapter 10-23 - Parking Regulations.  SECOND READING Click to View
 
c.   Legislative Hearing - Ordinance No. 17-027 amending Chapter 2-259 - Processing Citations. SECOND READING Click to View
 
d.   Legislative Hearing - Ordinance No. 17-028 amending Sec. 5-367 - Securing Vacant Structures and adding Sec. 5-369 - Clean and Safe Community Initiative. SECOND READING Click to View
 
e.   Ordinance 17-030 Levying and collecting taxes for Fiscal Year beginning October 1, 2017 and ending September 30, 2017; adopting Final Millage Rate.   FIRST READING Click to View
 
f.   Ordinance 17-031 Adopting a Final Budget for Fiscal Year 2018, beginning October 1, 2017 and ending September 30, 2018.   FIRST READING Click to View
 
g.   Legislative Hearing - Ordinance 17-032, Amending City Code Section 22-22  - Allowed Uses, specifically within the Commercial Parkway Zone (CP-1) ; to classify Wholesale Trade as a permitted use within the subject district.  FIRST READING Click to View
 
12.   MISCELLANEOUS REPORTS & REQUESTS
 
13.   CITY COMMISSION
 
a.   Resolution 17-R30 designating 502 N 19th Street as Historic Property and a Locally Significant Site. Click to View
 
b.   Resolution No. 17-R31 establishing a fee for the Clean and Safe Community Program as provided in Sec. 5-369 of the City Code of Ordinances Click to View
 
c.   Resolution 17-R33 Appointing a Member to the FPUA 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
 
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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