PALMETTO -- At Monday's meeting, the board voted to elect Commissioner Jonathan Davis as Chairman of the CRA and Commissioner Brian Williams as Vice-Chair. The City of Palmetto is getting ready for it's 24th annual Martin Luther King Day Parade on January 18, 2014. The weekend of events will include the city's Multicultural Festival.
RECOGNITION: Mayor Shirley Groover Bryant will present Code Enforcement Officer Mike Williamson with a certificate for completing Fundamentals of Code Enforcement, Level 1. --
Swearing-in of all persons intending to address City Commission.
1. CITY COMMISSION AGENDA APPROVAL
Action Request: Motion to approve the January 6, 2014 Agenda. (Items # 5.1 & 6 were pulled from agenda to be continued to a later date.) -- Approved, Unanimous
2. PUBLIC COMMENT
Public Comment: Comments shall be limited to two minutes. Commission does not generally take action on any matter raised during these public comments, but may direct the matter to be placed on the agenda of a future meeting, if appropriate.
3. CONSENT AGENDA APPROVAL
A. Clerk’s Office
1. Minutes: 12/2/2013 and 12/16/2013
2. Blalock Walters Legal Bills
3. Resolution 2013-41 Inter-fund Loan
B. Police Department
1. Canon Copier Lease
2. Resolution 2013-44 K-9 and ECD
C. Public Works
1. Canon Copier Lease
Action Request: Motion to approve the January 6, 2014 Consent Agenda. -- Approved, Unanimous (Item # 3 -B2 pulld for a separate vote)
4. SELECTION OF VICE MAYOR
Action Request: Motion to elect a Vice Mayor. -- Commissioner Brian Williams nominated, Jonathan Davis, -- Approved, Unanimous
5. SELECTION OF CRA BOARD CHAIR AND VICE CHAIR
Action Request: Motion to elect a CRA Board Chair -- Jonathan Davis, -- Approved, Unanimous
Action Request: Motion to elect a CRA Board Vice Chair -- Brian Williams, -- Approved, Unanimous
5. 1st READ ORDINANCE 2013-20 USE AND LOCATION OF OUTDOOR VENDING MACHINES
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COMMISSION FOR THE CITY OF PALMETTO, FLORIDA, AMENDING THE PALMETTO CODE OF ORDINANCES; PROVIDING FOR THE REGULATION OF THE USE AND LOCATION OF OUTDOOR VENDING MACHINES; PROVIDING FOR REPEAL OF ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Action Request: Motion to schedule Ordinance 2013-20 for a public hearing on February 3, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as same can be heard in these chambers and direct staff to advertise for same. -- Continued to later date
6. INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT WITH MANATEE COUNTY FOR TRAFFIC MAINTENANCE AND OPERATIONS (A. Tusing) --
Action Request: Motion to authorize the Mayor to execute the Traffic Management Center Operation and Maintenance Interlocal Agreement between City of Palmetto and Manatee County. -- Continued to later date
Recess the City Commission meeting to open the January 6, 2014 CRA Board meeting.
1. CRA BOARD AGENDA APPROVAL
Action Request: Motion to approve the January 6, 2014 CRA Board Agenda. -- Approved, Unanimous
2. PUBLIC COMMENT
Comments shall be limited to two minutes. CRA Board does not generally take action on any matter raised during these public comments, but may direct the matter to be placed on the agenda of a future meeting, if appropriate. -- None
3. CRA CONSENT AGENDA
A. Minutes: December 2, 2013
B. Custom Marine Canvas Store Front Grant 2014-01
C. Haben roundabout Conceptual Landscape Plan
D. Addendum to Agreement for Property at 1806 W. 5th Avenue
Action Request: Motion to approve the January 6, 2014 CRA Consent Agenda. -- Approved, Unanimous
4. MLK PARK UPDATE
Discussion: MLK bid negotiation with Stellar. -- Gause reported that, to date $300.000. has been reduced from the $1.5 million contract. The now $1.2 million estimated cost will be capped at $1.24 million plus a 10 percent contingency. -- Approved, Unanimous
5. RIVERSIDE PARK BOAT RAMP UPDATE -- On schedule
6. CRA DIRECTOR’S COMMENTS -- None
7. PRESIDING OFFICER’S COMMENTS -- None
8. CRA BOARD MEMBERS’ COMMENTS -- None
Reconvene the January 6, 2014 City Commission meeting.
7. ADDENDUM TO PROPERTY 1806 W. 5th AVENUE AGREEMENT (S. Rudacille)
Wells Fargo would like to extend the closing date on this property to January 13, 2014.
Action Request: Motion to approve the Addendum to Purchase and Sale Agreement for the property located at 1806 W. 5th Avenue. -- Approved, Unanimous
8. BASEBALL FIELD UPDATE -- Tusing -- It all is coming along beautifully.
9 ASR WELL UPDATE -- Tusing -- Progress is on schedule, Meeting tomorrow.
10 DEPARTMENT HEADS’ COMMENTS --
Burton -- Insurance for Event has changed. The previous coverage is no longer available. A limited policy is available to insure vendors, but further discussion on how the city will handle events in the future. For the City of Palmetto's Multicultural Festival, the City will purchase as much limited insurance as is available. -- Motion for the Mayor to have up to $5,000 available to negotiate a temporary policy. City will contact the County for information. -- Approved, Unanimous
11. MAYOR’S REPORT
Discussion: MLK bid negotiation with Stellar. --
12. COMMISSIONERS’ COMMENTS --
Williams -- None
Varnadore -- None
Cornwell -- None
Davis -- None
Smith -- None