PALMETTO -- At Monday's City Commission meeting, Palmetto commissioners were awarded a $25,000 Economic Planning grant from the Department of Economics Opportunity for its downtown commercial core planning. In other business, commissioners scheduled a second hearing for a 100 room hotel with retail/office space on Riviera Way.
PROCLAMATION: Constitution Week
September 17-23, 2013
Accepting: Mary Hudson, Regent, Osceola Chapter of the DAR and
Harold Crapo, Jr., Past President, SAR
19th Annual Manatee Children’s Summit
September 21, 2013
Accepting: Hilarie Jackson, Resource Development Coordinator of Early
PRESENTATION: The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity will present a $25,000 Economic Planning Grant to the City of Palmetto for Downtown Commercial Core Planning.
Swearing-in of all persons intending to address City Commission.
Non-agenda Item 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.
1. CITY COMMISSION AGENDA APPROVAL
Action Request: Motion to approve the September 9, 2013 Agenda. -- Approved, Unanimous
2. CONSENT AGENDA APPROVAL
A. Mayor’s Office
1. Appointment to the Enterprise Zone Development Agency (EZDA)
B. City Clerk’s Office
1. Minutes: August 20, 2013
2. Slicks Garage First Fridays Special Function Permit October 2, 2013
Action Request: Motion to approve the September 9, 2013 Consent Agenda. -- Approved, Unanimous
3. PUBLIC HEARING: ORDINANCE 2013-09 POLICE OFFICERS’ PENSION PLAN
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PALMETTO, FLORIDA, AMENDING CHAPTER 22, PERSONNEL, ARTICLE V POLICE OFFICERS’ RETIREMENT PLAN, OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF PALMETTO; AMENDING SECTION 22-171, DEFINITIONS; AMENDING SECTION 22-174, FINANCES AND FUND MANAGEMENT; AMENDING SECTION 22-185, MAXIMUM PENSION; PROVIDING FOR CODIFICATION; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY OF PROVISIONS; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. --
Open the public hearing from August 5, 2013.
Close the public hearing after public comment. -- None
Action Request: Motion to adopt Ordinance 2013-09. -- Continued to September 23, 2013 --Approved, Unanimous
4. 1st READ: ORDINANCE 2013-13 MARINA HOTEL AND PLAZA (M. Barnebey)
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF PALMETTO, FLORIDA, PROVIDING FOR FINDINGS OF FACT; APPROVING A CONCEPTUAL/GENERAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN FOR 100-ROOM HOTEL, 3,000 SQUARE FEET OF RETAIL/OFFICE, AND 4 RESIDENTIAL DWELLING UNITS, ON +/- 2.37-ACRE PARCEL LOCATED AT 120 RIVIERA DUNES WAY, PALMETTO, FLORIDA; PROVIDING FOR REPEAL OF ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (GDP 2013-01, Armed Forces Bank, N.A., PID# 2581600639)
Action Request: Motion to schedule a public hearing on Ordinance 2013-13 for September 23, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as same can be heard in these chambers. -- Approved, Unanimous
5. AUGUST CHECK REGISTER (Informational Only) -- None
6. BASEBALL FIELD UPDATE -- Contractor is making headway.
7 ASR WELL UPDATE --
8. DEPARTMENT HEADS’ COMMENTS --
CRA Director, Jeff Burton -- Martin Luther King Park is moving forward. Burton says he available at any time for questions. Public Works, Alan Tuning, RSP, is in for bathrooms.
City Clerk, Jim Freeman -- Next Budget hearing is Monday, September 16, 2013. Following meeting and final budget hearing is September 23, 2013.
Chief Rick Wells -- I want to thank Commissioner Davis for his help, and thank Commissioner Cornwell for the idea of getting the stats.
9. MAYOR’S REPORT -- Mayor Bryant said, No news
10. COMMISSIONERS’ COMMENTS -- No Commissioner comments
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