News Section: Local Government
Bradenton City Council Agenda Results: August 13, 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
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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