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Regular Meeting - Monday, August 20, 2018 - 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 Curtis Randolph, Greater Mount Pleasant Primitive Baptist Church
 
3.   PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
 
4.   ROLL CALL
 
5.   APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 
a.   Approval of the Meeting Minutes for the August 6, 2018 Regular Meeting. Click to View
 
6.   PROCLAMATIONS
 
7.   LETTERS TO COMMISSION
 
a.   Email from Blades Robinson in recognition and commendation of the exceptional work performed by Solid Waste Supervisor Marlon Pryce and Sanitation Driver Robert Jackson, and for good management provided by Solid Waste Operations Manager Tysha Williams. Click to View
 
b.   Email from Gus Gutierrez in appreciation of the Planning Director, Rebecca Grohall's assistance and sincere effort to accommodate the procedures. 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.   MISCELLANEOUS REPORTS
 
a.   Presentation of Certification of Recognition to the City of Fort Pierce for 95 years as an ICMA recognized Commission/Manager form of government.  Click to View
 
b.   Presentation on City of Fort Pierce Recreation Activities Click to View
 
c.   Third Quarter Financial Report Click to View
 
11.   CONSENT AGENDA
 
a.   Approval for annual purchase of signal equipment from Econolite Controls in the amount of $173,200.00. Click to View
 
12.   PUBLIC HEARINGS
 
a.   Legislative Hearing - Ordinance 18-017 Rezoning five (5) parcels of land generally located at or near 2191 S. Jenkins Road, from PD, Planned Development to C-3, General Commercial.  SECOND READING Click to View
 
b.   Legislative Hearing - Ordinance No. 18-018: Adoptionl hearing pertaining to an application submitted by the property owners, Spec Ft. Pierce, LLC, Applicant Structural Real Estate, and Representative Engineering Design & Construction, Inc. for a Future Land Use Map Amendment for five (5) parcels of land, 44.97 +/- acres in total, to change the future land use designation, within the Comprehensive Plan, from RL, Low Density Residential to GC, General Commercial. Said parcels are generally located south of Graham Road, east of interstate 95, north of Tedder Road, and west of S. Jenkins Road, or approximately 2191 South Jenkins Road. Parcel IDs: 2313-431-0000-000-1, 2313-441-0000-000-2, 2313-444-0040-000-3, 2313-443-0000-000-8, & 2313-434-0001-000-7. SECOND READING Click to View
 
c.   Quasi-Judicial Hearing - Ordinance 18-025 Rezoning the property generally located at 3800 Selvitz Road, from IH, Industrial Heavy (St. Lucie County Zoning) to I-3, Heavy Industrial (City of Fort Pierce Zoning).  FIRST READING Click to View
 
d.   Quasi-Judicial Hearing - Ordinance 18-026 Rezoning the property generally located at 3802 Selvitz Road, from IH, Industrial Heavy (St. Lucie County Zoning) to I-3, Heavy Industrial (City of Fort Pierce Zoning).  FIRST READING Click to View
 
e.   Quasi-Judicial Hearing - Ordinance 18-027 Approval of a Zoning Atlas Amendment (Rezoning) from I1, Light Industrial, to PD, Planned Development, along with Planned Development Plan for the Redhawk Rebar facility located at 4280 Bandy Boulevard ,  Fort Pierce, FL.  FIRST READING Click to View
 
f.   Legislative Hearing - Ordinance 18-028 annexing property located at 3030 S. 25th Street.  FIRST READING Click to View
 
g.   Legislative Hearing - Ordinance 18-029 Building Department Fee Schedule - FIRST READING Click to View
 
13.   CITY COMMISSION
 
a.   Resolution No. 18-R39 determining that the structure located at 427 N 14th Street - Left Front Unit AKA Building #2 and the structure located at 427 N 14th Street - Left Rear Unit AKA Building #3 are unsafe and should be condemned and demolished. A hearing to determine this matter is scheduled before the City Commission on September 4, 2018. Click to View
 
b.   Approval of FPUA Resolutions adjusting rates.
  1. Resolution No. UA 2018-06 which provides for a 3% increase in the water customer and volume charges. 
  2. Resolution No. UA 2018-07 which provides for a 1.76% increase in the Natural Gas customer and commodity charges and adds a compressed natural gas rider.
  3. Resolution No. UA 2018-08 which provide sfor a 3% increase in the wasterwater customer and volume charges.
  4. Resolution No. UA 2018-09 related to new LED outdoor light and streetlight rates and other minor changes to those electric tariffs.
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c.   Discussion on vacant commercial properties along Avenue D at the request of Commissioner Alexander.  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) 467-3065 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.

    

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