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Bradenton City Council Agenda Results: May 14, 2014

Published Thursday, May 15, 2014

BRADENTON - At Wednesday's regular meeting, the Bradenton City Council approved first readings for ordinances that would make revisions to the retirement system for the city's police officers. The council also voted to approve a planned clubhouse for the Pittsburgh Pirates' Spring Training Camp that would be funded through the Pirates organization and a $250,000 contribution from the city's Enterprise Fund.

 

 

INVOCATION & PLEDGE (The City does not endorse the religious beliefs of any speaker.)
- Invocation by Pastor Don Sturiano, Kingdom Life Church

 

1. MEETING CALLED TO ORDER
- Mayor Wayne Poston

 

2. PROCLAMATIONS
- Police Week: May 11-17, 2014, and Peace Officers Memorial Day: May 15, 2014
- National Safe Boating Week: May 17-23, 2014

 

3. PRESENTATION

 

4. ADMINISTERING THE OATH 

 

5. CITIZEN COMMENTS

 

6. CONSENT AGENDA (Item B removed from discussion prior to consent agenda vote at request of Public Works Director Claude Tankersley. Rest of consent agenda passed unanimously. - Tankersley said there was some required language on private utilities that was missing from the resolution. Motion made to approve the document with the stipulation that said language is added, passed unanimously.)

 

a) Mid-Year 2014 Budget Adjustments.
b) Final Subdivision Plat approval of Harbor Sound Subdivision.
c) Resolution 14-21: Reappointing Christian Medico and Caryl Ponder to Tree & Land Preservation Board.
d) Resolution 14-20: Rehab project of single-family home.
e) Resolution 14-19: Reappointing Al Youmans to the Code Enforcement Board.
f) Public Event: Quickest Quacky 5K Race for Pace on May 17 in Riverwalk area.
g) Request from Bradenton Police Department to use forfeiture funds to buy SWAT sighting systems.
h) Request from Bradenton Police Department to use forfeiture funds to begin implementation of Data Works Rapid ID system.
i) Contract renewal: Department of Corrections Work Squad.
j) Election Services Agreement for the Nov. 4, 2014, City election.
k) Minutes: April 23 City Council meeting. 

l) Resolution 14-22: Adoption of 2013 Manatee County Comprehensive Management Plan.

 


7. BUSINESS/ADVERTISING, PETITIONS, HEARINGS & COMMUNICATIONS

 

ORDINANCE 2962          FIRST READING (Move to approve first reading passed unanimously; second reading and public hearing scheduled for May 28)
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF BRADENTON, FLORIDA, AMENDING PART 1, CHARTER 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 6, BENEFIT AMOUNTS AND ELIGIBILITY; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY OF PROVISIONS; PROVIDING FOR CODIFICATION; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

ORDINANCE 2963          FIRST READING (Move to approve first reading passed unanimously; second reading and public hearing scheduled for May 28)
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF BRADENTON, FLORIDA, AMENDING PART 1, CHARTER 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 DEFINITIONS OF “AVERAGE FINAL COMPENSATIONS; 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.

 

ORDINANCE 2964          FIRST READING (Move to approve first reading passed unanimously; second reading and public hearing scheduled for May 28)
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF BRADENTON, FLORIDA, AMENDING CHAPTER 70 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF BRADENTON BY PROVIDING A NEW SECTION 70-120; PROVIDING FOR THE REGULATION OF GREASE DISPOSED OF BY ANY BUSINESS OR FOOD SERVICE FACILITY; PROVIDING FOR DEFINITIONS; PROVIDING FOR PURPOSES; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR PENALITIES; PROVIDING FOR FEES; PROVIDING FOR PERMITTING; PROVIDING PERMIT APPLICATIONS; PROVIDING FOR ENFORCEMENT REMEDIES; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

8. NEW BUSINESS BY DEPARTMENT HEADS, CITY ATTORNEY & COUNCIL

- Carl Callahan, City Clerk & Treasurer
Pirate City and McKechnie Field – Capital Projects (Vote to approve project for clubhouse passed unanimously)

 

City Clerk Carl Callahan gave a presentation on the design for a new proposed Pirates Spring Training Clubhouse at 1611 9th Street West. "The plan you have in front of you is a proposal to build a new Pirates clubhouse (which will be accessible to the public), he said. Callahan also said that the project would by funded wholly by the Pirates organization with a $250,000 contribution from the city's Enterprise Fund. The project must be completed prior to Pirates players arriving for 2015 Spring Training.

 

9. BUSINESS BY APPOINTMENT 

 

10. COUNCIL REPORTS 

 

Gene Gallo - "It's always nice to see Commisioners Chappie and Whitmore attending our meetigs. It doesn't go unnoticed, and we appreciate you taking interest."

 

Gene Brown - "The 2014 FSL All Star Game is in town."

 

Patrick Roff: "Mr. Timothy Polk informed me that we're going to have the first Village of the Arts Expansion Ad-hoc Committee meeting ... to kind of kick the village into the next level of success ... this is assignment number 1 (for that plan)."

 

Bemis Smith: "Nothing to report."

 

Harold Byrd: Spoke about the recent improvments made to Love Park, and invited the public to join in on the park's grand reopening on May 20 at 10 am. "I want to thank the CRA for their work on this," he said.

 

Mayor Wayne Poston mentioned the upcoming film Million Dollar Arm, which is partly-based on Marauders pitcher Rinku Singh. Poston called Singh "a terrific young man ... and a great asset to the community," and said he hopes the pitcher grows stronger after his pending ligament reconstruction arm surgery, or "Tommy John surgery." 

 

 

11. DEPARTMENT HEAD REPORTS

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