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CITY COMMISSION AGENDA
 

Regular Meeting - Monday, May 5, 2014 - 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 Robert Smith, Deliverance Holy Temple
 
3.   PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
 
4.   ROLL CALL
 
5.   APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 
a.   Approval of Minutes from April 21, 2014. Click to View
 
6.   PROCLAMATIONS
 
a.   Proclamation declaring the week of May 18 - 24, 2014, as National Public Works Week;  being received by Paul Bertram, City of Fort Pierce Parks and Grounds Manager. Click to View
 
b.   Proclamation in honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Cooperative Extension Service; being received by Pat Alley, Vice-Chair of the St. Lucie County Extension Advisory Council. Click to View
 
c.   Proclamation declaring the week of May 11 - 17, 2014, as Police Week and May 15, 2014, as Peace Officers Memorial Day with flags at all City of Fort Pierce facilities to be flown at half-staff;  being received by Chief R. Sean Baldwin of the Fort Pierce Police Department. Click to View
 
d.   Proclamation in honor of the 100th Anniversary of the Cora Stickney Harper Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution;  being received by Karen Evans, Regent. Click to View
 
e.   Proclamation declaring the week of May 17 - 24, 2014, as National Safe Boating Week;  being received by Tom Butler, Commander, United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 58. Click to View
 
7.   LETTERS TO COMMISSION
 
8.   COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC
Any person who wishes to comment on any subject which is not under Public Hearings on the Agenda 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.

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ANY PERSON SEEKING TO APPEAL ANY DECISION BY THE CITY COMMISSION WITH RESPECT TO ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT THIS MEETING IS ADVISED THAT A RECORD OF PROCEEDINGS IS REQUIRED IN ANY SUCH APPEAL AND THAT SUCH PERSON MAY NEED TO INSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE INCLUDING THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH THE APPEAL IS TO BE BASED.
 
9.   CONSENT AGENDA
 
a.   Approval to submit and accept the U.S. Department of Justice Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant 2014-2015 with a total project cost of $40,000. Click to View
 
b.   Approval of travel expenses in the amount of $980.93 for Commissioner Sessions to attend the 29th National Conference on Preventing Crime in the Black Community being held May 28 - 30, 2014, in Jacksonville, Florida. Click to View
 
c.   Increase Purchase Order No. 120798 to Lake Point Restoration in the amount of $51,785.21 Click to View
 
d.   Approval of two (2) Interlocal Agreements creating two Municipal Services Benefit Units (MSBUs) which will fund the cost of proving potable water to the Noa Street and Parkland Boulevard ares in unincorporated St. Lucie County. Click to View
 
10.   PUBLIC HEARINGS
 
a.   Ordinance No. 14-013, Amending Chapter 16 - Nuisance Definitions.   SECOND READING Click to View
 
b.   Ordinance No. 14-014 Creating Article VI - Florida Friendly Fertilizer Use SECOND READING Click to View
 
c.   Request for Authorization of Similar Use Recreational Vehicle (RV) Sales & Service - C-6, Marine Commercial Zoning District Click to View
 
d.   Sunrise Marine & RV
Conditional Use - Recreational Vehicle (RV) Sales & Service
 657 North 2nd Street
Click to View
 
11.   MISCELLANEOUS REPORTS & REQUESTS
 
a.   Paperless Agenda System Demonstration Click to View
 
b.   The Retirement Board was tasked to provide recommendations of reform to the City of Fort Pierce Retirement System that would generate cost saving to our citizens, as well as maintain a viable and cost effective pension for City employees and retirees. Click to View
 
12.   CITY COMMISSION
 
a.   Request by Commissioner Alexander to allocate the travel funds he did not use for the Legislative Conference in Tallahassee in the amount of $1,086.44 to Community Outreach Youth Program, Inc. (COYP) to support the attendance of youth and young adults at the National Preventing Crime in the Black Community Conference being held May 29-May 30, 2014. Click to View
 
b.   Discussion led by Commissioner Sessions on the creation of a port authority. Click to View
 
c.   Consideration of Commissioner Hutchinson's request for a letter of support for the selection of a site for the State of Florida's next veterans' nursing home in St. Lucie County. Click to View
 
d.   Resolution No. 14-R16 appointing members of the Civil Service Appeals Board. Click to View
 
e.   Appoint/Reappoint Advisory Board Members to Fort Pierce Authentic Tours (FPAT) Program Click to View
 
13.   COMMENTS FROM THE CITY MANAGER
 
a.   Departmental Activity Report Click to View
 
14.   COMMENTS FROM THE COMMISSION
 
15.   ADJOURNMENT
 
 

    

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