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Bradenton City Council Agenda Results: August 13, 2014

Published Thursday, August 14, 2014

BRADENTON – At Wednesday's meeting, the Bradenton City Council approved development of a plaza that would house an urban grocery store at 201 13th Avenue West, 

establishment of a franchised auto service facility on SR 64 East for Special Use, and the first reading of amendments to Bradenton Police Officers' retirement fund. In other business, the council also approved a water line easement near the city's new Wawa location, and to reinstate the previously issued buffer easement for the property at 3001 Riverview Boulevard.

 

 

INVOCATION & PLEDGE (The City does not endorse the religious beliefs of any speaker.)

- Invocation by Pastor Rick Speece, Calvary Baptist Church


1. MEETING CALLED TO ORDER       Mayor Wayne Poston

 

2. PROCLAMATIONS

National Breastfeeding Month – August 2014
Tribute to Heroes Day - Sept. 11, 2014

 

3. PRESENTATION

 

4. ADMINISTERING THE OATH 

 

5. CITIZEN COMMENTS

 

6. CONSENT AGENDA (Passed unanimously)

a) Public Event: 9/11 Memorial Service on Sept. 11 at Riverwalk memorial site.
b) Public Event: 22nd Annual Canes Cross Country Classic on Sept. 1 at GT Bray Park.
c) Annual contract with METV for airing City Council meetings.
d) Department of Corrections work squad contract renewal.
e) Agreement for the purchase and sale of real property.
f) Minutes: July 16 City Council meeting.
g) Minutes: July 22 City Council special meeting.
h) Resolution 14-33: Housing rehabilitation agreement.


7. BUSINESS/ADVERTISING, PETITIONS, HEARINGS & COMMUNICATIONS 

SU.14.00117   WARD 4  NEIGHBORHOOD 20.03                    PUBLIC HEARING (Passed unanimously)
Request of David Goree, agent, for BDG SR64 LLC, owner, for Special Use approval to establish an Automotive Service facility at 4459 SR 64 East (zoned SCC).


ORDINANCE 2965        FIRST READING (Passed unanimously)
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF BRADENTON, FLORIDA, FURTHER 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 4, FINANCES AND FUND MANAGEMENT; PROVIDING FOR CODIFICATION; ESTABLISHMENT AND OPERATION OF FUND; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.


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

Bill Lisch, City Attorney

Lewis Park easement (Passed unanimously)

Wawa easement (Passed unanimously)


Tim Polk, Planning & Community Development Director

Minnie L. Rogers Plaza and Retail Center Development and Acquisition Agreement(Passed 4-1, with Councilman Bemis Smith dissenting - story to follow)


9. BUSINESS BY APPOINTMENT 

 

10. COUNCIL REPORTS 

 

11. DEPARTMENT HEAD REPORTS

 

Motion to approve proposed rates for parking meters passed 5-0 after city clerk Carl Callaha brought the topic up for discussion. Motion to approve road closures over the next three weeks passed unanimously)

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Joan Eason September 29, 2014
Gene Hunt September 28, 2014
Muriel Thayer September 26, 2014
Patricia Ritchlin September 25, 2014
Glennava Inman September 25, 2014
Jo-Ann Cherry September 22, 2014
Emma Engelmann September 20, 2014
Bonny Cloud September 18, 2014
Marion Forbes September 15, 2014
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