PALMETTO -- At Monday night's city commission meeting, members voted to approve Ordinance 2014-13, giving the Mayor authority to approve certain contracts under $100,000. In other business, commissioners approved all-way stop signs at intersections at 8th and 9th Street and 16th Avenue and 18th Avenue West.
Call to order, followed by a moment of silence and the Pledge of Allegiance.
RECOGNITION: Allen Tusing will recognize the following Public Works employees that have obtained Level 3-Water Distribution System Operator Certification through the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and/or State Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester Certification:
RECOGNITION: Mayor Bryant will recognize employee Richard Carter Jr for his 32-plus years of service with the Public Works Department of the City of Palmetto.
Swearing-in of all persons intending to address City Commission.
1. CITY COMMISSION AGENDA APPROVAL
Action Request: Motion to approve the June 2, 2014 Agenda -- 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. No comments
3. CONSENT AGENDA APPROVAL
A. Mayor’s Office
1. Approval of Veolia Waste Water Treatment Plant Operator Brett Taylor
B. Clerk’s Office
1. May 5, 2014 Minutes
2. Blalock Walters Legal Bill
3. July 4th Special Function Permit -- Pulled for separate vote -- Approved, Unanimous
C. Community Redevelopment Agency
1. July 4th Event Contracts
Action Request: Motion to approve the June 2, 2014 Consent Agenda -- Approved, Unanimous
4. APPEAL OF LIENS 1805 12th STREET WEST (M. Barnebey)
There is a buyer for the vacant land located at 1805 12th Street West (PID# 280630035). This property has two liens, a Code Enforcement lien that was recorded in 2013, and a Street Assessment that was recorded in 1998, which total the amount of $28,242.26. The buyers are willing to pay the principal amount of $11,208.65 to satisfy the liens.
Action Request: Motion to approve or deny the request of a reduction of two liens in the amount of $11,208.65 for the property located at 1805 12th Street West, PID# 280630035, and establish a date the liens must be paid in full -- A amended motion to raise the amount to $14,121.13 was -- Approved, by a vote of 3 to 2, Cornwell and Varnadore dissent. Varnadore was concerned of pricing the request beyond value.
5. PUBLIC HEARING ORDINANCE 2014-13 PURCHASING (M. Barnebey)
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PALMETTO, FLORIDA, AMENDING THE PURCHASING CODE IN THE CITY CODE OF ORDINANCES; PROVIDING FOR SUPPLEMENTAL AUTHORITY TO APPROVE CERTAIN CONTRACTS; PROVIDING FOR PURCHASES FROM CONTRACTS FROM OTHER GOVERNEMENTAL AGENCIES AND RESPONSIBLE COMPETITIVE PURCHASING COOPERATIVES AND THEIR SUPPLIERS; PROVIDING FOR CONFLICTS, PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY, AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Open the public hearing.
Close the public hearing after public comment.
Action Request: Motion to adopt Ordinance 2014-13 -- Approved, Unanimous
6. 1st PUBLIC HEARING ORDINANCE 2014-09 ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE ORDINANCE (A. Tusing)
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PALMETTO AMENDING THE CITY OF PALMETTO CODE OF ORDINANCES; PROVIDING FOR AMENDMENT TO THE REGULATION OF SALE AND CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES, INCLUDING PACKAGE SALES AND CONSUMPTION ON PREMISES; PROHIBITING CONSUMPTION IN CERTAIN AREAS; REGULATING CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES OR POSSESSION OF AN OPEN CONTAINER CONTAINING ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES; AMENDING THE ZONING CODE AND THE USE OF LAND AS TO LOCATIONS WHERE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES MAY BE SOLD OR CONSUMED ON PREMISES; PROVIDING FOR CONFLICTS; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Open the public hearing.
No motion required. Mayor to announce 2nd public hearing date for Ordinance 2014-09 will be on June 16, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as same can be heard in these chambers.
7. PUBLIC HEARING ORDINANCE 2013-21 USE AND LOCATION OF PORTABLE STORAGE CONTAINERS (M. Barnebey)
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 PORTABLE STORAGE CONTAINERS; PROVIDING FOR REPEAL OF ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Open the public hearing continued from April 21, 2014.
Action Request: Motion to continue the public hearing on Ordinance 2013-21 to June 16, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as same can be heard in these chambers -- Approved, Unanimous
8. PUBLIC HEARING TRAFFIC REGULATION (A. Tusing)
Installation of an all-way stop at 9th Street West at 16th Avenue and 18th Avenue West and at 8th Street West at 16th Avenue and 18th Avenue West.
Open the public hearing. Close the public hearing after public comment.
Action Request: Motion to approve the Traffic Regulation to install all-way stops at 8th and 9th Streets at 16th and 18th Avenue West -- Approved, Unanimous
9. BUYBOARD CONTRACT (A. Tusing)
Staff recommends entering into a piggyback contract with Instituform Technologies, LLC for services for the inspection, rehabilitation, protection and replacement of utilities infrastructure.
Action Request: Motion to enter into a piggyback contract with Instituform, LLC to provide services for the inspection, rehabilitation, protection and replacement of water, sewer, and stormwater systems -- Approved, Unanimous
10. EDENFIELD PROPERTY ENVIRONMENTAL VOLUNTARY CLEANUP (J. Burton)
The CRA would like to begin the process to redevelop the City owned Edenfield Property.
Action Request: Motion to allow the CRA to begin Supplemental Site Assessment and Brownfields Consulting Services for the Former Edenfield Property -- Approved, Unanimous
Recess the City Commission meeting to open the June 2, 2014 CRA Board meeting.
1. CRA BOARD AGENDA APPROVAL
Action Request: Motion to approve the June 2, 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.
3. CRA CONSENT AGENDA
A. Minutes: 5/5/2014
B. Popi’s Storefront Grant #2014-03
C. Final Standard Incentive Contract -- Pulled to continue
D. 1806 5th Avenue West Renovation
E. Site Assessment Former Edenfield Property
Action Request: Motion to approve the June 2, 2014 CRA Consent Agenda ( without 3-C, to be continued) -- Approved, Unanimous
4. MLK PARK UPDATE -- On track and moving forward, Contract has migrated from $1,220,910 to $1,264,000. There is still $78,000 in reserve.
5. RIVERSIDE PARK BOAT RAMP UPDATE -- RFP going out this week. One outstanding concern is the south bridge's redirected pathway, may present a schedule problem. The 59th Street Ramp will be closed for one month in November. All others will be open.
6. CRA DIRECTOR’S COMMENTS -- FDOT funding for "Multimodal grant could amount to $3.5 million. Of the 10 categories The City of Palmetto qualified for six of them.
7 PRESIDING OFFICER’S COMMENTS --
8 CRA BOARD MEMBERS’ COMMENTS --
Reconvene the June 2, 2014 City Commission meeting.
11. ASR WELL UPDATE -- On Schedule
12 DEPARTMENT HEADS’ COMMENTS --
Chief Wells: "We are focusing on the last day of school and making sure everyone gets home safe."
Jim Freeman had Amber Foley asked the commission to make a motion to eliminate the July 21 meeting from the schedule, it being in the middle of three in a row. -- Approved, Unanimous
13. MAYOR’S REPORT -- "We are working on a couple of dates for the Tour of the City. We will announce them soon."
14. COMMISSIONERS’ COMMENTS --
Davis -- I think it is great the employees took time to get their "Water Certification." I went with the Deputy Chief to the Law-Enforcement Awards; it was really great."
Varnadore -- "I am seeking one more term for Commissioner of Ward 2 and will register to do so on June 16,"
Williams -- "Jonathan Davis and I went to Sarasota to the National Cemetery on Memorial Day."
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