News Section: Local Government
Bradenton City Council Agenda Results: Feb. 12, 2014
BRADENTON – At Wednesday's regular meeting, the Bradenton City Council voted to approve a first reading of an ordinance that would amend the pension system of BPD officers. In other business, a landlord consent agreement between the city and the Pittsburgh Pirates over McKechnie Field was passed, as well as the closure of 19th Avenue West for maintenance during the week of February 17. Vice Mayor and Councilman Gene Gallo was absent from the meeting.
INVOCATION & PLEDGE (The City does not endorse the religious beliefs of any speaker.)
Invocation by Minister Tim Boyd of Westside Christian Church
1. MEETING CALLED TO ORDER
- Mayor Wayne Poston
- Blood Donor Awareness Month, February 2014
- Script Your Future Month, February 2014
4. ADMINISTERING THE OATH
5. CITIZEN COMMENTS
6. CONSENT AGENDA
a) Minutes: Jan. 22 City Council meeting.
b) Public Event: Addendum to previously-approved 2013-14 application from the Downtown Bradenton Farmers’ Market.
c) Resolution 14-06: Appointing Andrea Adibe to Architectural Review Board.
d) Resolution 14-07: Appointing Xena Vallone and Julie Robertson to Enterprise Zoning Board.
e) Resolution 14-08: Reappointing Linda Perez and Misty Servia to Tree & Land Preservation Board.
f) Resolution 14-09: Reappointing Robert Grant and Fred Hayo to Code Enforcement Board.
g) Resolution 14-10: Tentative awarding of the 17th Avenue West Bridge replacement project.
h) MB.14.00084: Request of Dr. Enrique Fernandez, owner of Bradenton Plastic Surgery Center LLC, for a one-year extension of site improvement permit SI.08.0131 at 2302 60th St. Ct. W.
i) Public Event: Dragon Boat Festival on Saturday, March 29, at Riverwalk.
j) Public Event: Bottle Boat Regatta on Saturday, April 12, at Palma Sola Causeway.
k) Public Event: Easter Sunrise Service on Sunday, April 20, at Riverwalk amphitheater.
l) Public Event: DeSoto 5K Run on April 26 from Manatee High to school board building.
7. BUSINESS/ADVERTISING, PETITIONS, HEARINGS AND COMMUNICATIONS
8. NEW BUSINESS BY DEPARTMENT HEADS, CITY ATTORNEY AND COUNCIL
ORDINANCE 2958 FIRST READING (Passed 4-0, with Gallo absent)
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF BRADENTON, FLORIDA, AMENDING PART 1, CHAPTER AND RELATED LAWS, SUBPART B, RELATED LAWS, ARTICLE IV, POLICE OFFICERS’ RETIREMENT SYSTEM, OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF BRADENTON, FLORIDA; AMENDING SECTION 1, DEFINITIONS BY AMENDING THE DEFINITION OF “AVERAGE FINAL COMPENSATION” AND “SALARY:”; AMENDING SECTION 6, BENEFIT AMOUNTS AND ELIGIBILITY; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY OF PROVISIONS; PROVIDING FOR CODIFICATION; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
9. BUSINESS BY APPOINTMENT
10. COUNCIL REPORTS
11. DEPARTMENT HEAD REPORTS
Approval of landlord consent agreement between the city and the Pittsburgh Pirates, brought up by Mayor Wayne Poston, passed 4-0 (Gallo absent). The closure of 19th Avenue West during the week of February 17 also passed 4-0.
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