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CITY COMMISSION AGENDA
 

Regular Meeting - Monday, March 2, 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 Walter Barron, Neighborhood Bibleway Revival Center 
 
3.   PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
 
4.   ROLL CALL
 
5.   APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 
a.   Approval of Minutes from February 18, 2020 Regular Meeting. Click to View
 
6.   PROCLAMATIONS
 
a.   American Red Cross proclamation being received by Phill Brodeur.  Click to View
 
b.   Flood Awareness Week proclamation being received by Paul Thomas, Building Official.  Click to View
 
7.   LETTERS TO COMMISSION
 
a.   Email from Curtis Johnson in gratitude and recognition of Detective Evens Saintilien serving on a panel about communication and engagement with law enforcement while maintaining the Haitian culture. Click to View
 
b.   Recognition of Caleta Scott, Grants Administration Manager, as a 2020 Women on the Move Honoree by Onyx Magazine. 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 2019 Annual Report from the Fort Pierce Infrastructure Surtax Citizen Oversight Committee Click to View
 
b.   Presentation to the Fort Pierce City Commission regarding proposed widening and interchange improvements for Florida's Turnpike Click to View
 
c.   First Quarter Financial Report Click to View
 
d.   Monthly Financial Report for the Month Ending January 31, 2020 Click to View
 
11.   CONSENT AGENDA
 
a.   Approval of request to reduce lot clearing fees in the amount of $3,161.17 against 1903 Avenue N, Fort Pierce, FL, Parcel ID Number 2404-609-0103-000-7 owned by Freddie & Loutonia Gary, 3193 SE Dixie Highway, Stuart, FL 34997. In accordance with previously established policy, staff recommends the approval to waive the costs for interest, penalties and fees leaving a balance due of $682.20 payable in 30 days.  However, applicant is requesting a waiver of a portion of the hard costs in the amount of $182.20, leaving a balance due of $500.00 payable within 30 days, which requires a direct vote by Commission.   Click to View
 
b.   Approve the request to reduce a demolition lien in the amount of $22,188.16 against 1903 Avenue N, Fort Pierce, FL, Parcel ID Number 2404-609-0103-000-7 owned by Freddie & Loutonia Gary, 3193 SE Dixie Highway, Stuart, FL 34997. In accordance with previously established policy, staff recommends the approval to waive the costs for interest, penalties and fees leaving a balance due of $8,275.00 payable in 60 days. However, applicant is requesting a waiver of a portion of the hard costs in the amount of $7,775.00 contingent upon paying $500.00 within 30 days, which requires a direct vote by Commission. Click to View
 
c.   Approve request to reduce Building Department lien in the amount of $18,740.00 which includes $40.00 recording fees, against 1610 N 17th Street, Fort Pierce, FL 34950 - Parcel ID Number 2404-514-0059-000/2, owned by Ignacio Torres, c/o Jack Arias, 3426 Dijon Avenue, Ocean Spring, MS 39564, to $1,750.00, to be paid within 9 months. Click to View
 
d.   Approve request to reduce Building Department lien in the amount of $29,340.00, which includes $40.00 of filing fees, against 707 N 23rd Street, Fort Pierce, FL 34950 - Parcel ID Number 2404-710-0042-000/2, owned by Calvin Walker, 3300 SW 56th Ave, Hollywood, FL 33023, to $2,000.00, to be paid within 6 months. Click to View
 
e.   Approval of a two (2) year extension for the Planned Development approval for Indian River Commerce, located at the western half 401 and 411 Indian River Drive, the new expiration date would be March 21, 2022. Click to View
 
f.   Request approval to award Johnson-Davis, Inc. a final design and construction contract in the amount of $300,600 to install a stormwater pumping station in the area of South 8th Street and Edwards Road which has been prone to flooding with residents in the neighborhood experiencing multiple instances of structure inundation. Click to View
 
g.   ADD ON:  Approval for Commissioners Alexander and Sessions to attend the Florida Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials Spring Conference on March 12-13 in Miramar, Florida in the total amount of $740.93 each for a total of $1,481.86. Click to View
 
12.   PUBLIC HEARINGS
 
a.   Legislative Hearing - Ordinance 19-073: Adoption Hearing for an application submitted by the property owner Cone & Graham, Inc, and Applicant/representative Brian Nolan, AICP, ASLA of Lucido & Associates, for a Future Land Use Map Amendment for twelve (12) parcels of land, 10.31 acres in total, located at 1919 S 35th Street, to change the Future Land Use designation from General Commercial (GC) to Medium Density Residential (RM).  SECOND READING Click to View
 
b.   Legislative Hearing - Ordinance No. 20-003 - Review and approval of an application for a Zoning Atlas Amendment and Design Review submitted by representative Brian Nolan for property owner Cone & Graham, Inc., to rezone 12 parcels from General Commercial (C-3) to Planned Development (PD) and approval of a Site Plan for a 144-unit multi-family development at 1919 South 35th Street, Fort Pierce, FL.  SECOND READING Click to View
 
c.   Legislative Hearing - Ordinance 20-006 Text Amendment of Chapter 3 and Chapter 22 Eliminating the Four-Fifths Vote requirement of City Commission when certain applications are recommended for denial by Planning Board or 20% of surrounding community owners object to application.  FIRST READING Click to View
 
d.   Legislative Hearing - Ordinance 20-007 - Impact Fee Moratorium within Urban Infill and Redevelopment Area. FIRST READING. Click to View
 
13.   CITY COMMISSION
 
a.   Resolution No. 20-R13 determining that the structure located at 505 N 13th Street is unsafe and should be condemned and demolished. A hearing to determine this matter is scheduled before the City Commission on April 6, 2020. Click to View
 
b.   Resolution 20-R14 appointing Marvin Grimsley as Commissioner Alexander's representative on the Fort Pierce Parking Committee. Click to View
 
c.   Resolution No. 20-R16 appointing Lita Moore as Commissioner Alexander's appointee to the Fort Pierce Youth Council. Click to View
 
d.   Submittal of applications to serve on the Keep Fort Pierce Beautiful Committee to fill the expired term of Matt Samuel representing 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
 
a.   Reports Click to View
 
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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