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Regular Meeting - Tuesday, January 21, 2020 - 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 Craig Bridgers, The Crossing Community Church 
 
3.   PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
 
4.   ROLL CALL
 
5.   APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 
a.   Approval of Minutes from January 06, 2020 Regular Meeting Click to View
 
6.   PROCLAMATIONS
 
7.   LETTERS TO COMMISSION
 
a.   Letter from Matthew Samuel, District 35N Disaster Relief Chair, Fort Pierce Lions Club, expressing their gratefulness for the use of the building at 125 Fisherman's Wharf during their relief supplies collection drive for the Bahamas. Click to View
 
b.   Email from Vern Meyer in acknowledgement and appreciation of the professional manner with which Police Department staff came to his assistance. 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.   Preliminary Fourth Quarter Financial Report Click to View
 
b.   Monthly Financial Report for the Month Ending November 30, 2019 Click to View
 
c.   Update on Animal Shelter Activites Click to View
 
11.   CONSENT AGENDA
 
a.   Approve letters to Senator Gayle Harrell and Representative Delores Hogan Johnson opposing HB 653 which would prohibit municipal electric utilitites from using specified revenues to finance general government functions. Click to View
 
b.   Approve award of Bid No.  2019-024,North 17th Street Roadway Improvements (Orange Avenue to Avenue D) Construction contract to PAV-CO Contracting, Inc, Stuart, FL, in an amount not to exceed $1,701,756.80. Click to View
 
c.   Approve Contractual Agreement for Main Street Fort Pierce to receive funding through Community Development Block Grant funds as approved in the 2019-2020 CDBG Action Plan in the total amount of $50,000. Click to View
 
d.   Approve Contractual Agreement for Lincoln Park Main Street to recieve funding through Community Development Block Grant funds as approved in the 2019-2020 CDBG Action Plan in the total amount of $50,000. Click to View
 
e.   Approve request to reduce Building Department lien in the amount of $33,760.00 against 1222 Avenue G, Fort Pierce, FL 34950 - Parcel ID Number 2404-442-0011-000/4, owned by McNair Empire LLC, 5259 NW South Lovett Circle, Port St. Lucie, FL 34986 with Jamie McNair, Registered Agent, to $1,500.00. Click to View
 
f.   Approve request to reduce Building Department lien in the amount of $22,050.00 against 3607 Oleander Avenue, Ft. Pierce, FL 34982 - Parcel ID Number 2433-114-0003-000/7 owned by House of Believers, Inc., 3607 Oleander Avenue, Ft. Pierce, FL 34982 to $750.00 payable in 60 days. Click to View
 
12.   PUBLIC HEARINGS
 
a.   Quasi-Judicial Hearing - Review and approval for an application for Conditional Use with No New Construction submitted by property owners Douglas & Elizabeth Andrews to establish a Dwelling Rental, offering lodging for less than six (6) months; with a minimum of thirty-one (31) days at 1180 Carlton Court, Unit 102A, Fort Pierce, FL. The property is zoned Hutchinson Island Medium Density Residential Zone (R-4A), Parcel ID: 2401-620-0002-000-5.
 
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b.   Quasi-Judicial Hearing - Application for Conditional Use with No New Construction submitted by property owner Faye Owens and Applicant Tekeyshia Owens to operate a Daycare, at 1504 Avenue F, Fort Pierce, FL. The property is zoned Medium Density Residential Zone (R-4), Parcel ID: 2404-817-0036-000-5. Click to View
 
c.   Quasi-Judicial Hearing - Application for Conditional Use with New Construction and Design Review submitted by property owner St. Peter Evangelical Lutheran and Applicant Southcrest Management to construct and operate a Charter School, at 2900 South Jenkins Road, Fort Pierce, FL. The property is zoned Single Family Intermediate Density (R-2), Parcel ID: 2419-333-0001-000-2. Click to View
 
d.   Legislative Hearing - Ordinance No. 20-001 amending Chapter 2 - Administration, Article XIII - Municipal Code Enforcement.  FIRST READING Click to View
 
e.   Legislative Hearing - Ordinance No. 20-002 amending Chapter 12 Parks, Recreation and Special Events, Article I - General, Section 12-101 Enforcement and Penalties.  FIRST READING Click to View
 
13.   CITY COMMISSION
 
a.   Resolution No. 20-R04 appointing Charlie Hayek as Mayor Hudson's appointee on the Board of Adjustment. Click to View
 
b.   Resolution No. 20-R05 Appointing Solomon Lee to the Planning Board as Commissioner Sessions' appointee. Click to View
 
c.   Resolution No. 20-R06 determining that the structure located at 2607 Avenue D is unsafe and should be condemned and demolished. A hearing to determine this matter is scheduled before the City Commission on February 18, 2020. Click to View
 
d.   Resolution No. 20-R07 Establishing the City of Fort Pierce 2020 Census Complete Count Committee. Click to View
 
e.   Submittal of applications for Fort Pierce Youth Council 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

Immediately following adjournment, please move toward the doors and exit the chambers.   This allows for the safe and courteous exit of all persons, and those on the dais.  Conversations after the meeting should be held outside of chambers, in the foyer or elsewhere, but not in the commission chambers where lights will be out as soon as the chambers are empty.
 
 
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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