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CITY COMMISSION AGENDA
 

Regular Meeting - Monday, November 20, 2017 - 6:30 p.m.
City Hall - City Commission Chambers, 100 North U.S. #1, Fort Pierce, Florida
 
             
1.   CALL TO ORDER
 
2.   OPENING PRAYER - Reverend George Welch, White City United Methodist Church 
 
3.   PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
 
4.   ROLL CALL
 
5.   APPROVAL OF MINUTES
 
a.   Approval of the Minutes of the November 6, 2017 Regular Meeting. Click to View
 
6.   PROCLAMATIONS
 
7.   LETTERS TO COMMISSION
 
a.   Email from Martha Wright thanking Mayor Linda Hudson, City Manager Nick Mimms and Communications Manager Shyanne Helms for their outstanding performance at the Peacock Art District event. Click to View
 
b.   Letter from Bob O'Brien, Corporate & Community Training Institute Coordinator, IRSC, thanking Ed Seissiger, Engineering Projects Coordinator, for giving them a tour of the City Marina. 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.   City of Fort Pierce Economic Development Team Update - Linda Cox, ED Team Leader Click to View
 
b.   St. Lucie County Economic Development Council Annual Update - Pete Tesch, President Click to View
 
11.   CONSENT AGENDA
 
a.   Approval of Change Order No. 2 for the Indian Hills Recreation Area to Paul Jacquin and Sons, Inc. in the amount of $20,759.07 Click to View
 
b.   Approve Wilco Construction, Fort Pierce, FL, as the most responsive responsible bidder for the replacement of City Marina Channel Navigation Buoys numbered 1 through 12, in the amount of $12,975.00. Click to View
 
c.   Approval of Dock Electrical Replacement and Repair as a result of Hurricane Irma by Florida Floats aka Bellingham Marine in an amount not to exceed $65,009.25.  Click to View
 
d.   Approval of travel expenses in the amount of $923.75 for Commissioner Rufus J. Alexander to attend the Florida League of Cities 57th Annual Legislative Conference being held on December 6-8, 2017 in Kissimmee, Florida. Click to View
 
e.   Approval of travel expenses in the amount of $923.75 for Mayor Linda Hudson to attend the Florida League of Cities 57th Annual Legislative Conference being held on December 6-8, 2017 in Kissimmee, Florida. Click to View
 
f.   Notification of Director of Development's approval of a Minor Amendment to Site Plan for a new 4,989 sq. ft. Chick-fil-a restaurant with drive-thru service at 5560 Okeechobee Road, Fort Pierce, FL. The properties are zoned General Commercial, C-3 zone. (Parcel IDs: 2419-603-0002-000-7 & 2419-603-0005-000-8.) The Minor Amendment accommodates storm water retention adjustments required with permitting by the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD). Click to View
 
g.   Approval of contractual agreements for outside counsel to represent the City of Fort Pierce in related employment arbitration cases.   Click to View
 
h.   Approve De La Hoz Builders, Inc. as the lowest responsive bidder to Bid No. 2017-030 for an amount not to exceed $19,983 for rehabilitation of 1310 N 27th Street, funded through the State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP) program. Click to View
 
i.   Approve Gentile Corporation as the lowest responsive bidder to Bid No. 2017-029 for an amount not to exceed $16,990 for rehabilitation of 517 North 16th Street funded through the State Housing Initiatives Partnership (SHIP) program. Click to View
 
j.   Approve letter to Florida Department of Transportation supporting fishing from the piers beneath the Peter P. Cobb Bridge upon completion of the rehabilitation. Click to View
 
k.   Approve the payment of $15,000 payable to Main Street Fort Pierce, Inc. for the sponsorship of the 29th Annual Sights and Sounds on Second Christmas event and parade. Click to View
 
12.   PUBLIC HEARINGS
 
a.   Quasi-Judicial Hearing (Waived) - Ordinance No. 17-033 - An ordinance rezoning property located at 4600 Selvitz Road, Dogs and Cats Forever.  SECOND READING
 
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b.   Quasi-Judicial Hearing (Waived)- Review and approval of an application for a Planned Development, submitted by Property Owner Dogs and Cats Forever, Inc. and Applicant, Atlantic Civil Engineering, Inc. to establish a Planned Development, at 4600 Selvitz Road, Fort Pierce, FL.  The property is currently has St. Lucie County zoning AR-1, Agricultural Residential Zone (Parcel ID 2432-333-0001-000-3). Click to View
 
c.   Quasi-Judicial Hearing (Waived) - Ordinance 17-034 Amending the Zoning Atlas of the City of Fort Pierce to rezone property located at 3530 S. US Hwy 1 from Planned Development (PD) to General Commercial Zone (C-3)  SECOND READING Click to View
 
d.   Legislative Hearing - Ordinance 17-035 to amend City Code Section 22-16 - Designation of overlay districts, specifically (a) South Beach Overlay District (1) Applicability and Purpose & (2) Delineation of the district; to amend Figure 1 which designated the boundaries of the overlay district, removing approximately 18.02 acres of land, known as 601 Seaway Drive, from the South Beach Overlay.  FIRST READING Click to View
 
e.   Legislative Hearing - Ordinance 17-036 - A voluntary annexation submitted by Celebration Pointe Property Development LLC, and Celebration Pointe CDD to annex property located approximately at 5501 Peterson Road. Property is zoned PUD, Planned Unit Development with a Future Land-Use of RM, Residential Medium. Parcel ID 2418-600-0005-000-6, et al (Complete Celebration Pointe Subdivision)   FIRST READING
 
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13.   CITY COMMISSION
 
a.   Resolution 17-R37 Appointing members to the Sunrise Theatre Advisory Board following a vote. Click to View
 
b.   Resolution 17-R38 adopting the Rules of Procedure for Condemnation and Demolition. Click to View
 
c.   Resolution 17-R39 Opposing Legislation that would Restrict or Eliminate Community Redevelopment Agencies.  Click to View
 
d.   Resolution 17-R40 Supporting Home Rule Powers for Municipalities. Click to View
 
e.   Discussion of renaming the portion of Avenue D east of US Highway 1 to Silene led by Commissioner Perona. Click to View
 
f.   Discussion at the request of Commissioner Alexander regarding street lighting in Paradise Park. Click to View
 
g.   Update on anti-tethering enforcement efforts Click to View
 
h.   Consider the possible transfer and extension of the lease for Little Jim's Bait & Tackle Shop. 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) 467-3052 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.

    

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