Here is your April 5, 2011, Fernandina Beach City Commissioner agenda:
1. CALL TO ORDER 6:00 P.M.
2. ROLL CALL
3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE / INVOCATION, Invocation by Rev. Shick of First Assembly of God.
4.1 RESOLUTION – HONORING MR. JIMMY BEARD – Resolution 2011-46 in honor of Jimmy Beard for his artistic talent used in creating the City of Fernandina Beach’s emblem. The family of Jimmy Beard will be present to accept the Proclamation.
4.2 PROCLAMATION – KATIE RIDE AND WALK FOR LIFE DAY – Proclamation proclaiming Saturday, April 16, 2011, as “Katie Caples Ride and Walk For Life Day”. Mr. Dave Caples will be present to accept the Proclamation.
4.3 PROCLAMATION – DONATE LIFE MONTH – Proclamation proclaiming the month of April, 2011, as “Donate Life Month”. This Proclamation was requested by LifeQuest Organ Recovery Services in Gainesville, Florida, inviting us to join other cities and counties in the State of Florida to recognize the importance of National Donate Life Month. A copy of this Proclamation will be mailed to them.
4.4 PROCLAMATION – THE 48TH ANNUAL ISLE OF EIGHT FLAGS SHRIMP FESTIVAL – Proclamation proclaiming April 29, 2011, thru May 1, 2011, as “The 48th Annual Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival”. Mr. Danny Leeper, Chairman of the Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival Committee, will be present to accept the Proclamation.
4.5 PROCLAMATION – MOTORCYCLE SAFETY AWARENESS MONTH – Proclamation proclaiming the month of May, 2011, as “Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month”. Ms. Wanda Garrison, Representative of the First Coast Chapter ABATE of Florida, will be present to accept the Proclamation.
4.6 PROCLAMATION – NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK – Proclamation proclaiming the week of April 10-16, 2011, as “National Library Week”. Library Director Dawn Bostwick, Assistant Library Director Janet Loveless, and Friends of the Library Dee Torre and Billy Flynn will be present to accept the Proclamation.
4.7 PROCLAMATION – PECK COMMITTEE APPRECIATION – Proclamation expressing appreciation for the past and present members of the Peck Center Committee for their service to the community.
4.8 PROCLAMATION – YULEE HOME DEPOT STORE AND “TEAM DEPOT” – Proclamation expressing appreciation to the Yulee Home Depot Store and “Team Depot” for their time and materials donated to provide lifeguard towers for the Fernandina Beach Fire-Rescue Department’s Ocean Rescue Division. Store Manager Eric Etze and Team Captain Sandy Crosby will be present to accept the Proclamation.
4.9 PRESENTATION – NASSAU COUNTY SHORE PROTECTION PROJECT – Mr. Erik Olsen, P.E., of Olsen Associates, Inc. will give a brief presentation on the Nassau County Shore Protection Project, Fernandina Beach.
5. CONSENT AGENDA
5.1 APPROVAL OF MINUTES – Regular Meeting – March 1, 2011; Work Session – March 15, 2011; Regular Meeting – March 15, 2011.
5.2 INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT – NASSAU COUNTY PROPERTY APPRAISER – RESOLUTION 2011-39 APPROVING AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT WITH THE NASSAU COUNTY PROPERTY APPRAISER’S OFFICE TO COORDINATE DEVELOPMENT, IMPLEMENTATION AND SUPPORT OF WEB BASED GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEMS; AUTHORIZING EXECUTION; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Approves an Agreement with the Nassau County Property Appraiser’s Office for web hosting services of its GIS services at a cost of $5,000 annually.
5.3 DISPOSAL OF SURPLUS PROPERTY – RESOLUTION 2011-40 DECLARING CERTAIN TITLED CITY PROPERTY SURPLUS; AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO DISPOSE OF SAID PROPERTY IN A MANNER CONSISTENT WITH THE CITY’S POLICIES AND PROCEDURES; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Authorizes the disposal of certain city property in accordance with policies and procedures.
5.4 AUTHORIZING USE OF CITY SEAL FOR NASSAU HUMANE SOCIETY – RESOLUTION 2011-41 AUTHORIZING THE USE OF THE CITY SEAL BY THE NASSAU HUMANE SOCIETY, INC. IN THE PERFORMANCE OF THEIR OFFICIAL DUTIES; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Authorizes the Nassau Humane Society, Inc. the use of the City Seal as working on behalf of the City of Fernandina Beach.
5.5 MICROSOFT PRODUCT UPGRADE – RESOLUTION 2011-42 APPROVING THE PURCHASE AND UPGRADE OF MICROSOFT SOFTWARE PRODUCTS AND LICENSING FROM THE FLORIDA STATE CONTRACT SYSTEM; AUTHORIZING EXECUTION; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Approves the purchase of Microsoft software product upgrades and licenses in the amount of $59,505.35.
5.6 BUDGET AMENDMENT – MARINA DEPARTMENT – RESOLUTION 2011-43 APPROVING AMENDMENTS TO THE 2010/2011 FISCAL YEAR BUDGET FOR THE UNBUDGETED EXPENSE OF RELOCATING THE MARINA FUEL LINES UNDER BRETT’S; INCREASING THE TOTAL CITY BUDGET BY AMENDING THE REVENUE AND EXPENDITURES BUDGET FOR THE MARINA FUND; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Approves the transfer of funds within various funds for un-anticipated expenses in the FY 2010/2011 budget.
5.7 BUDGET AMENDMENT – POLICE DEPARTMENT – RESOLUTION 2011-44 APPROVING AMENDMENTS TO THE 2010/2011 FISCAL YEAR BUDGET FOR UNANTICIPATED NEW REVENUE AND EXPENDITURES FOR THE POLICE DEPARTMENT; INCREASING THE TOTAL CITY BUDGET BY AMENDING THE REVENUE AND EXPENDITURES BUDGET FOR THE LAW ENFORCEMENT RECOVERY FUND; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
5.8 REESTABLISHING THE AIRPORT ADVISORY COMMITTEE – RESOLUTION 2011-45 RE-CREATING THE AIRPORT ADVISORY COMMISSION; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Recreates the Airport Advisory Commission as a “standing committee” acting as an advisory board to the City Commission regarding matters affecting the Airport.
6. REQUESTS FROM THE PUBLIC TO BE HEARD ON ITEMS NOT ON THE AGENDA
6.1 CITY RESIDENTS
6.2 NON-CITY RESIDENTS
7. ORDINANCES – FIRST READING
7.1 CODE AMENDMENT – ALCOHOL SALES ON SUNDAY – ORDINANCE 2011-08 AMENDING SECTION 10-2 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES TO DELETE RESTRICTIONS ON HOURS OF SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ON SUNDAY AND DELETING DISTANCE RESTRICTIONS FROM CHURCHES OR SCHOOLS FOR SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Amends the City’s Code deleting restrictions for sale of alcohol on Sunday and deleting distance restrictions from churches and schools for sale of alcohol on Sunday.
8. ORDINANCES – SECOND READING
8.1 CHANGE IN ZONING – NORTH PARK VILLAGE PUD – ORDINANCE 2011-04 CHANGING THE ZONING MAP FROM MEDIUM DENSITY RESIDENTIAL (R-2) AND OFFICE AND RESIDENTIAL MIXED USE (MU-1) ZONING TO PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT (PUD), FOR SEVERAL PARCELS TOTALING 18.07 ACRES OF LAND LOCATED AT NECTARINE STREET, SOUTH 15TH STREET AND NORTHPARK DRIVE, PARCEL ID NUMBERS 00-00-31-1600-0162-0020, 00-00-31-1600-0163-0020, 00-00-31-1600-0164-0000, 25-3N-28-0000-0001-0010, 25-3n-28-0000-0001-0020 AND A PORTION OF PARCEL ID NUMBER 29-3N-28-0000-0003-0020; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Approves the Change in Zoning from Medium Density Residential (R-2) and Office and Residential Mixed Use (MU-1) to Planned Unit Development (PUD) for 18.07 acres located adjacent to the northern boundary of the Amelia Park neighborhood on Northpark Drive and South 15th Street.
8.2 LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE TEXT AMENDMENTS – ORDINANCE 2011-05 AMENDING THE LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE, CHAPTER 2, SECTION 2.02.03 HISTORIC DISTRICT OVERLAYS, SECTION 2.02.04 COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AREA OVERLAY, CHAPTER 4, SECTION 4.03.02 STANDARDS FOR DEVELOPMENT IN THE HISTORIC DISTRICT OVERLAYS, AND CHAPTER 9, SECTION 9.04.00 ELIMINATING AIRPORT ADVISORY COMMISSION AND SECTION 9.06.04 TECHNICAL REVIEW COMMITTEE, RULES OF PROCEDURE; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Amends the Land Development Code involving expansion of the Historic District to include the Peck Center, updating references for the Community Redevelopment Area, eliminating the Airport Advisory Commission from the Code and amending appointment of Technical Review Committee chairperson.
8.3 CODE AMENDMENT – ADOPTION OF OFFICIAL CITY SEAL – ORDINANCE 2011-06 AMENDING CHAPTER 2, ARTICLE 1 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES BY CREATING SECTION 2-1 TITLED CITY SEAL, GENERAL RESTRICTIONS; BY OFFICIALLY ADOPTING THE CORPORATE CITY SEAL AND ESTABLISHING GENERAL RESTRICTIONS; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Amends the City’s Code officially adopting the Corporate City Seal.
8.4 CODE AMENDMENT – TOWING REGULATIONS – ORDINANCE 2011-07 CREATING CHAPTER 79, ARTICLE I, TOWING REGULATIONS; BY CREATING SECTION 79-1 PROVIDING FOR DEFINITIONS; CREATING SECTION 79-2 APPLICATION FOR TOWING SERVICE AND OPERATOR’S PERMIT; CREATING SECTION 79-3 AUTHORIZED FEES AND CHARGES; CREATING SECTION 79-4 VEHICLE NOT CONNECTED UPON OPERATOR RETURNING; CREATING SECTION 79-5 VEHICLE NOT TOWED UPON OPERATOR RETURNING; CREATING SECTION 79-6 POINT OF TOW TO POINT OF STORAGE AND TIMELY NOTIFICATION OF POLICE DEPARTMENT; CREATING SECTION 79-7 CIVIL CITATION; CREATING SECTION 79-8 RECEIPT TO BE FURNISHED TO OWNER WHEN VEHICLE IS CLAIMED; CREATING SECTION 79-9 MINIMUM INSURANCE REQUIREMENTS; CREATING 79-10 REPAIR OF VEHICLE WITHOUT PRIOR AUTHORIZATION PROHIBITED; CREATING SECTION 79-11 PENALTIES; CREATING 79-12 REVOCATION AND APPEAL; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Amends the City’s Code to license and regulate towing companies and storage and towing fees.
9. BOARD APPOINTMENTS
9.1 GOLF COURSE ADVISORY BOARD – Six (6) Appointments.
10. CITY MANAGER REPORTS
11. CITY ATTORNEY REPORTS
12. CITY CLERK REPORTS
13. MAYOR/COMMISSIONER COMMENTS