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CITY COMMISSION AGENDA
 

Regular Meeting - Monday, April 15, 2019 - 6:30 p.m.
City Hall - City Commission Chambers, 100 North U.S. #1, Fort Pierce, Florida
 
             
1.   CALL TO ORDER
 
2.   OPENING PRAYER - Apostle Vonie Austin-James, Family Faith Worship Center
 
3.   PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
 
4.   ROLL CALL
 
5.   APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 
a.   Approval of the Meeting Minutes of the April 1, 2019 Regular Meeting. Click to View
 
6.   PROCLAMATIONS
 
a.   CASTLE Child Abuse Prevention Month Click to View
 
b.   19th Circuit Guardian ad Litem in recognition of National Child Abuse and Prevention Month and National Volunteer Appreciation Week Click to View
 
7.   LETTERS TO COMMISSION
 
a.   Letter from Reverend Patricia S. Wallace thanking Paul Bertram, Parks Division Manager and the entire Parks Division for their hard work in the preservation of beautiful Northwest Pioneer Park. Click to View
 
b.   Letter from Bill Harned in recognition of the impressive impact of Sgt. Don Christman's presence and actions at Lawnwood Hospital's Emergency Room where he personally witnessed Sgt. Christman going above and beyond. Click to View
 
c.   Letter from Sheila and Bob Clancy expressing their appreciation for the efforts of Miriam Garcia, Deputy City Clerk, in resolving their issue with securing a refund for tickets purchased for a show that was subsequently cancelled. 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 proposed South Bridge reconfiguration by Peter Buchwald, Executive Director, St. Lucie Transportation Planning Organization. Click to View
 
b.   Final Feasibility Report for SUN Trail projects, Historic Downtown Fort Pierce Retrofit Trail and Historic Highwayman Trail Gap Click to View
 
c.   Fair Housing Presentation  Click to View
 
d.   Monthly Financial Report for the Month Ending February 28, 2019 Click to View
 
11.   CONSENT AGENDA
 
a.   Approve waiver of fees in the amount of $10,875.61 associated with the demolition lien against 108 N 16th Street, Fort Pierce, FL 34950, Parcel No. 2409-510-0021-000-0 owned by Juan Antonio Esquivel, 1605 Pine Hollow Drive, Fort Pierce, FL contingent upon payment of $7,200.00 payable in 30 days.   Click to View
 
b.   Approval of a $45,000.00 change order to Johnson-Davis, Inc. to compensate for additional Edwards Road Canal (Canal No. 9) construction services. Click to View
 
c.   Approval of Specific Authorization No. 4 in an amount not to exceed $86,414.00 for construction engineering inspection (CEI) services relating to the Ohio Avenue Roadway Improvements construction project. Click to View
 
d.   Approval of Florida Boating Improvement Grant No. 18069 for Moore's Creek Boat Ramp Improvements in the amount of $72,500.00. Click to View
 
e.   Approve award of the Ohio Avenue Roadway Improvements construction contract to the low bidder, C.W.Roberts Contracting, Inc. (FKA as Lynch Paving and Construction Co., Inc.), in an amount not to exceed $1,015,147.20 Click to View
 
f.   Approve the following contributions from the Fort Pierce Police Department (FPPD) Law Enforcement Trust Fund: $1,000 to Parents of Murdered Children, Incorporated, $2,500 to the Boys and Girls Clubs of Saint Lucie County, and $2,000 to the Florida Office of Attorney General National Conference on Preventing Crime through the Derrick Brooks Charities. Click to View
 
g.   Approval of Supplemental Revocable Encroachment Permit between the City of Fort Pierce and Kraaz & Kraaz Finance, LLC to provide for the installation of a storage silo for the benefit of Sailfish Brewery adjacent to the existing loading dock. Click to View
 
h.   Approve  purchase of one (1) 2019 Peterbilt refuse collection trucks, piggybacking the Florida Sheriff's Association Cooperative Purchasing Agreement FSA18-VEH18-VEL 26.0 for the Solid Waste Division in an amount not to exceed $273,974.00. Click to View
 
i.   ADD ON ITEM:  Reconsideration at the request of Mayor Hudson for the approval of travel for Commissioners Sessions and Alexander to attend the Preventing Crime Conference in the amount of $957.12 each for a total of $1,914.24. Click to View
 
12.   PUBLIC HEARINGS
 
a.   Resolution No.19-R16 and Quasi-Judicial Hearing – A hearing to allow the owners and/or parties of interest in the property identified as 608 S 6th Street to show cause why the structure located on the premises should not be condemned and demolished. Click to View
 
b.   Legislative Hearing - Ordinance 19-013 amending Chapter 22 of the Code of Ordinances amending the Use Table for certain commercial and industrial uses.  SECOND READING Click to View
 
c.   Legislative Hearing - Ordinance 19-015 amending Section 22-143(c) creating size, placement, responsibilities, and procedures for required signage for public hearings.  SECOND READING Click to View
 
13.   CITY COMMISSION
 
a.   Resolution No. 19-R15 - Adopting Revised City of Fort Pierce Board of Examiners of Contractors Rules of Procedure. Click to View
 
b.   Resolution 19-R17 appointing members to serve on the Fort Pierce Infrastructure Surtax Citizen Oversight Committee. Click to View
 
c.   Approval of Letter of Congratulations to IRSC for winning the 2019 Aspen Prize for Community College Excellence. 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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