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Palmetto City Commission Meeting Agenda Results: 4/21/2014

Published Tuesday, April 22, 2014

PALMETTO -- At Monday's meeting, members voted to go forward with a general description plan for the new Palmetto Police Department headquarters and also voted to put the city's waste contract out for bid in an RFP. In other business, commissioners voted to continue the moratorium on internet cafes; continued a vote until May 19 for Ordinance 2013-20, regulating outdoor vending machines; and approved a preliminary plan for a six-family dwelling development on 11th Street in Palmetto.

 

Call to order, followed by a moment of silence and the Pledge of Allegiance.

 

 

PROCLAMATION: National Day of Prayer

April 21, 2014

Accepting:  Pastor Andy Avalos and Jim Corbett, Palmetto BUILD

 

PROCLAMATION: Child Abuse Prevention Month

Accepting:  Andrea Mertyris, Client and Community Relations Specialist, Safe Children Coalition

 

Swearing-in of all persons intending to address City Commission.

 

1.  CITY COMMISSION AGENDA APPROVAL

 

Action Request: Motion to approve the April 21, 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.

 

 

3.  CONSENT AGENDA APPROVAL

A.  Clerk’s Office

1.  April 7, 2014 Minutes

2.  Special Function Permits

a.  Slicks Garage First Fridays May 2, 2014 -- pulled

b.  Alvarez Cinco De Mayo May 3, 2014

3.  Mauldin and Jenkins Contract Renewal

4.  Blalock Walter Legal Bills

5.  Surplus and Transfer of Edenfield Property -- pulled

B.  Public Works

1.  Resolution 2014-10 Veolia Reimbursement --  

        

        C.  CRA

1.  CRA Administrative Assistant Job Description

 

Action Request: Motion to approve the April 21, 2014 Consent Agenda, (Pulled for separate vote were A-2-a and A-5) -- Approved, Unanimous 

 

4.  POLICE DEPARTMENT BUILDING SPATIAL ANALYSIS PRESENTATION (R. Wells)

Ugarte Associates will make a presentation regarding the spatial analysis that was performed for the needs of the police department.

 

4 - a -- Resolution 2014-11 -- Requesting a six month extension of the moratorium on the internet sweepstakes/cafes -- Approved, Unanimous

 

5.  SOLID WASTE AGREEMENT (A. Tusing)

 

Action Request: Motion to instruct staff to publish a Request for Proposal (RFP) for solid waste services. -- Approved, Unanimous

 

OR

 

Action Request: Motion to instruct staff to negotiate a renewal of the solid waste Franchise Agreement in accordance with Article 6 of the current Franchise Agreement. -- 

 

6.  PUBLIC HEARING ORDINANCE 2014-05 BUILDING DEPARTMENT FEE SCHEDULE (A. Tusing)

 

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF PALMETTO, FLORIDA, REPEALING THE CITY OF PALMETTO BUILDING RELATED FEE SCHEDULE AS CONTAINED IN SECTION 7-25 OF THE PALMETTO CODE OF ORDINANCES; PROVIDING FOR A NEW SECTION 7-25 OF THE PALMETTO CODE OF ORDINANCES TO ALLOW ADOPTION OF A BUILDING RELATED FEE SCHEDULE BY RESOLUTION AND PROCESSING OF FEES; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

Open the public hearing.  Close the public hearing after public comment.

 

Action Request: Motion to adopt Ordinance 2014-05. -- Approved, Unanimous -- Approved, Unanimous

 

6a  BUILDING DEPARTMENT FEES RESOLUTION 2014-09 (A. Tusing)

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF PALMETTO, FLORIDA; PROVIDING FOR FINDINGS OF FACT; ESTABLISHING AND PROVIDING A SCHEDULE BUILDING AND RELATED FEES; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

Action Request: Motion to adopt Resolution 2014-09. -- Approved, Unanimous

 

7.  PUBLIC HEARING ORDINANCE 2014-04 UTILITY EASEMENT VACATION (A. Tusing)

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COMMISSION FOR THE CITY OF PALMETTO, FLORIDA, VACATING CERTAIN UTILITY EASEMENTS SHOWN ON LOTS 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 12 AND 13 OF BLOCK, E OF RIVERSIDE PARK SUBDIVISION, LOCATED GENERALLY AT 2010 7TH STREET W AND 2007 8TH STREET W, PID#’S 2850100109 & 2850100059. (VAC-2014-01). 

Open the public hearing.  Close the public hearing after public comment.

 

Action Request: Motion to adopt Ordinance 2014-04. -- Approved, Unanimous

 

8.  PUBLIC HEARING ORDINANCE 2014-03 REDFISH COVE GDP (A. Tusing)

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF PALMETTO, FLORIDA, PROVIDING FOR FINDINGS OF FACT; AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 2011-17 TO APPROVE A CONCEPTUAL/ GENERAL DEVELOPMENT PLAN AND PRELIMINARY PLAT FOR 6 SINGLE FAMILY LOTS ON +/- 1.69 ACRE PARCEL, ZONED PD-H (PLANNED DEVELOPMENT-HOUSING) AND LOCATED AT 4009 11th STREET COURT WEST, PALMETTO, FLORIDA; PROVIDING FOR REPEAL OF ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.  (GDP 2014-01, Redfish Cove, Manatee LLC, PID#2936300209)

 

Open the public hearing.  Close the public hearing after public comment.

 

Action Request: Motion to adopt Ordinance No. 2014-03. -- Approved, Unanimous

 

9.  PUBLIC HEARING ORDINANCE 2013-20 OUTDOOR VENDING MACHINES (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 OUTDOOR VENDING MACHINES; PROVIDING FOR REPEAL OF ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

Re-open the public hearing from April 7, 2014.  Close the public hearing after public comment.

 

Action Request: Motion to adopt Ordinance No. 2013-20. -- Motion to continue to May 19, 2014, -- Approved, Unanimous

 

10.  MARCH CHECK REGISTER (Informational Only)

 

 

11.  ASR WELL UPDATE --  No update

 

 

12  DEPARTMENT HEADS’ COMMENTS

 

Chief Wells -- Wanted to thank the Mayor and staff for the attention given to the presentation on building the new police station.

 

City Clerk,  Jim Freeman -- Supervisor of elections wants us to circulate flyers for voting by mail.

 

 

13.  MAYOR’S REPORT -- Mayor Bryant wanted to to let everyone to know there is a lot on the government's plate in the near future.

 

 

14.  COMMISSIONERS’ COMMENTS -- 

 

Brian Williams -- Wants to follow the story on the injection wells that are proposed for up near the Port. 

 

Tambra Vandavore -- Said she would like for the commission to look into community gardens because so many people are asking and growing some of their own food. Vandavore said it was a hobby of hers.

 

Charles Smith -- said the Mayor and the Chief were doing a wonderful job, and gets calls sharing that same sentiment all the time

 

 

15.  ADJOURNMENT

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