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CITY COMMISSION AGENDA
 

Regular Meeting - Monday, August 5, 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 - Pastor Hazel Hoylman, In the Image of Christ 
 
3.   PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
 
4.   ROLL CALL
 
5.   APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 
a.   Approval of the minutes from the July 15, 2019 regular meeting. Click to View
 
6.   PROCLAMATIONS
 
7.   LETTERS TO COMMISSION
 
a.   Letter from Blades Robinson expressing his appreciation for the exceptional work done by Solid Waste Supervisor Marlon Pryce and Robert Jackson, who operated the vegetation hauler, and also commending Tysha Williams, Solid Waste Operations Manager, for good management. Click to View
 
b.   Letter from Patricia N. Robertson in appreciation of the quick response and action of Paul Bertram, Parks and Grounds Manager and Richard Stauffer, Facilities Manager, to their request for the trimming and fertilizing of the trees along A1A at Ocean Village. 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 utilization of Percy Peek Gymnasium by Boys & Girls Clubs of St. Lucie County Click to View
 
11.   CONSENT AGENDA
 
a.   Approval of the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of Fort Pierce and the Teamsters Local Union #769 for the period of October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2020. Click to View
 
b.   Approval of Johnson-Davis, Inc. Change Order No. 6 in the amount of $37,425.60  to compensate for additional Edwards Road Canal (Canal No. 9) construction services and quantity overruns. Click to View
 
c.   Approval of Specific Authorization No.4 to RFQ No.2014-016 to Tetra Tech Inc. for dredge permitting in the amount of $120,269.00. . Click to View
 
d.   Approve letter to Western Pennsylvania National Parks Service requesting the loan of a rock from the Flight 93 National Memorial which will be incorporated into the memorial for CeeCee Ross Lyles located adjacent to the River Walk Center. Click to View
 
e.   Approval of travel for Mayor Linda Hudson to attend FLC Annual Conference from August 14, 2019 to August 17, 2019 in the total amount of $1,335.04. Click to View
 
f.   Approval of travel for Commissioner Reginald Sessions to attend FLC Annual Conference from August 14, 2019 to August 18, 2019 in the total amount of $1,555.80. Click to View
 
g.   Approval of travel for Commissioner Rufus Alexander to attend FLC Annual Conference from August 14, 2019 to August 18, 2019 in the total amount of $1,555.80. Click to View
 
h.   Request to reduce code enforcement lien in the amount of $19,250.00 against 1007 Avenue C, Ft. Pierce, Florida 34950 - Parcel ID Number 2409-513-0008-000-2 previously owned by William I Petit, 6448 NW Foxglove Street, Port St. Lucie, Florida 34986 and currently owned by Kassandra Petit, K and A Petit Trust, P. O. Box 13504, Ft. Pierce, Florida 34979 to $1,200.00 payable in 90 days. Click to View
 
i.   Request to reduce code enforcement lien in the amount of $68,540.00 against 3101 Louisiana Avenue, Ft. Pierce, Florida - Parcel ID Number 2417-504-0008-000-9 owned by William Petit, previous address P. O. Box 882251, Port St. Lucie, Florida, 34988 and currently P. O. Box 13504, Ft. Pierce, Florida 34979 to $1,100.00 payable in 90 days. Click to View
 
j.   Request to partially reduce Building Department violation lien in the amount of $19,500.00, currently accruing, against 1222 Avenue G, Ft. Pierce, Florida 34950- Parcel ID Number 2404-442-0011-000-4 owned by McNair Empire LLC, 5259 NW South Lovett Cir, Port St. Lucie, FL 34986 encumbering all properties within St. Lucie County owned by McNair Empire LLC, to partially release the encumbered property located at 6605 Salerno Rd, Fort Pierce, FL 34951 upon payment of $500.00 payable in 30 days.  Click to View
 
k.   Request to reduce Building Department violation lien in the amount of $59,580.00 against 119 S 13th Street, Ft. Pierce, FL 34950- Parcel ID Number 2409-812-0006-000-6 owned by Peter Oyibo, 720 Texas Ct, Fort Pierce, FL 34950 to $973.62 payable in 180 days. Click to View
 
12.   PUBLIC HEARINGS
 
a.   Quasi-Judicial Hearing - Review and approval of an application for Conditional Use with No New Construction submitted by property owner and applicant, Michael Robbins, to establish a Dwelling Rental, offering lodging for less than six (6) months, with a minimum of thirty-one (31) days at 1014 South 7th Street, Fort Pierce, FL. The property is zoned Single-Family Intermediate Density Residential Zone (R-2), and Parcel ID: 2415-601-0254-000-0. Click to View
 
b.   Quasi-Judicial Hearing - Review and approval of an application for a Site Plan and Design Review submitted by the applicant, John H. Blum from Carter Associates, Inc, and the owner, Kraaz and Kraaz Finance LLC, to construct a building consisting of 3,000 square feet of mercantile and 1,986 square feet of business office in the C-4, Central Commercial Zone, located at 102 Avenue A (Marina Way), Fort Pierce, FL. (Parcel ID 2410-503-0045-000-6).
 
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c.   Quasi-Judicial Hearing - Review and approval of an application for Waiver of Distance for Beer and Wine Consumption, submitted by Rocamar Restaurant LLC, to open a new restaurant with 2COP Alcoholic Beverages License at 850 South 21st Street, Suite A, Fort Pierce, Florida. The property is zoned General Commercial (C-3), Parcel ID: 2416-504-0079-000-4. Click to View
 
d.   Legislative Hearing - Review and approval of Ordinance 19-029 - An Ordinance by the City Commission of the City of Fort Pierce, Florida; abandoning Francis Avenue right-of-way, being bounded  on the south by the north line of Lot 1 Block 8 of said Plat of Palm Haven and bounded on the north by the south line of Lot 6 Block 7 of said Plat of Palm Haven and on the west by the northern extension on the west line of Block 8 until it meets the south line of Block 7 and on the east by the northerly extension of the east line of Lot 1 Block 8 until it meets the south line of Block 7 of the Palm Haven subdivision within the City of Fort Pierce, Florida; providing for a replacement easement; providing for a severability clause; providing for repeal of ordinances or parts thereof in conflict; and providing for an effective date.  SECOND READING Click to View
 
13.   CITY COMMISSION
 
a.   Submittal of applications for the Planning Board Click to View
 
b.   Approval and Acceptance of the FPUA FY2020 Annual Budget and FY 2019 Amended Budget. Click to View
 
c.   Update on the status of negotiations with Second Chance Animal Shelter aka the Humane Society of St. Lucie County. 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 Click to View
 
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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