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December 4, 2012 Fernandina Beach Commissioner Agenda

December 4, 2012 Fernandina Beach Commissioner AgendaIt is time for the first December meeting of the Board of City Commissioners for Fernandina Beach, Florida. The meeting will be held December 4, 2012, at 6:00 PM.

City Hall is located in our historic district, at 2nd and Ash Streets.

Here is the Agenda:

1. CALL TO ORDER
2. ROLL CALL
3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE and Invocation by Reverend Jeanette Richo of the Greater Fernandina Church of God

4. CONSENT AGENDA
4.1. FACILITY RENTAL FEE WAIVER – RESOLUTION 2012-190
APPROVING A FACILITY RENTAL FEE WAIVER FOR SPECIFIC NON- PROFITS IN LIEU OF GRANT FUNDING FOR THE 2012-2013 FISCAL YEAR; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Approves the waiving of one (1) full day facility fee for the named non-profit art organizations in lieu of receiving grant funding.

4.2. OUTSIDE LEGAL COUNSEL – KILMER, VOORHEES & LAURICK, P.C. – RESOLUTION 2012-191
AUTHORIZING QUALIFIED OUTSIDE LEGAL COUNSEL TO ASSIST THE CITY WITH DEFENSE OF A BREACH OF CONTRACT LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST THE CITY BY A COMPANY IN OREGON; AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF ENGAGEMENT LETTER; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Authorizes Kilmer, Voorhees & Laurick, P.C. to defend the City in the matter of Columbia Cascade Company v. City of Fernandina Beach, Todd Krohn and Site Creations LLC.

5. REQUESTS FROM THE PUBLIC TO BE HEARD ON ITEMS NOT ON THE AGENDA

6. RESOLUTIONS
6.1. FACILITIES USE AGREEMENT – UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF NAVY – RESOLUTION 2012-192
APPROVING A FACILITIES USE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF NAVY AND THE CITY OF FERNANDINA BEACH REGARDING USE OF THE MUNICIPAL AIRPORT TO CONDUCT HELICOPTER TRAINING OPERATIONS; AUTHORIZING EXECUTION; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Approves a Facilities Use Agreement with the United States Department of Navy for the use of the Airport for the period of December 4, 2012 thru December 3, 2017

6.2. PROPOSAL APPROVAL – INSITUFORM – RESOLUTION 2012-193
APPROVING A PROPOSAL FROM INSITUFORM TECHNOLOGIES, INC. FOR THE STORM DRAIN RECONSTRUCTION ON HIGHLAND STREET BY WAY OF A “PIGGYBACK AGREEMENT” TO THE CONTRACT WITH THE CITY OF MELBOURNE, FLORIDA; AUTHORIZING EXECUTION; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Approves the proposal from Insituform Technologies, Inc., to perform storm drain rehabilitation services for the amount not to exceed $34,650.00, as a piggyback agreement with the City of Melbourne, Florida.

6.3. PURCHASE APPROVAL – CHANNEL INNOVATIONS CORPORATION – RESOLUTION 2012-194
APPROVING THE PURCHASE OF A REPLACEMENT CASCADE SYSTEM FROM CHANNEL INNOVATIONS CORPORATION FOR THE FERNANDINA BEACH FIRE DEPARTMENT AUTHORIZING EXECUTION; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Approves the purchase of a new cascade system in the amount of $36,772.00 from Channel Innovations Corporation.

6.4. BUDGET AMENDMENT – FRONT STREET REHABILITATION – RESOLUTION 2012-195
APPROVING A BUDGET AMENDMENT TO TRANSFER $14,000.00 FROM THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT F2 RESERVE ACCOUNT TO THE FRONT STREET REHABILITATION ACCOUNT; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Approves the budget amendment transferring $14,000.00 from the Capital Improvement Fund’s Contingency account, F2 Reserve account to the Front Street Rehabilitation account.

6.5. AGREEMENT APPROVAL – FERNANDINA BEACH LIBRARY REHABILITATION – RESOLUTION 2012-196
APPROVING A TRI-PARTY INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT WITH BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AND FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY FOR EXPANSION AND RENOVATION OF THE LIBRARY BUILDING IN DOWNTOWN FERNANDINA BEACH; AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO EXPEND UP TO $600,000 OF THE ESTIMATED TOTAL PROJECT COST OF $1.6 MILLION FOR THE EXPANSION AND RENOVATION OF THE LIBRARY BUILDING; AUTHORIZING EXECUTION; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Approves the Interlocal Agreement with the Board of County Commissioners of Nassau County and Friends of Nassau County Library, Inc. with a total City financial contribution of $600,000 in FY 2012/2013. This item is placed on the agenda at the request of Vice Mayor Bunch.

7. ORDINANCES – FIRST READING
7.1. LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE AMENDMENTS – ORDINANCE 2012-29
AMENDING THE LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE, REVISING CHAPTER 4 TO INCLUDE CONTEXT SENSITIVE SETBACK DETERMINATIONS, AND REVISING CHAPTER 7 PARKING STANDARDS AND PARKING LOT DESIGN; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Approves and adopts modifications to Chapters 4 and 7 of the Land Development Code.

7.2. FRANCHISE AGREEMENT – AMELIA ISLAND TRANSPORTATION AND TROLLEYS, LLC – ORDINANCE 2012-30
AMENDING ORDINANCE 2010-21 BY AUTHORIZING THE TRANSFER OF THE NON-EXCLUSIVE FRANCHISE AGREEMENT WITH AMELIA ISLAND TROLLEYS AND TRANSPORTATION, LLC AND GRANTING THE FRANCHISE TO AMELIA ISLAND TRANSPORTATION AND TROLLEYS, LLC FOR THE OPERATION OF A TROLLEY SERVICE; PROVIDING FOR EXECUTION; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Approves the amendments to the Non-Exclusive Franchise Agreement with Amelia Island Transportation and Trolleys, LLC for the operation of a trolley service.

8. ORDINANCES – SECOND READING
8.1. LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE AMENDMENTS – ORDINANCE 2012-28
AMENDING THE LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE, REVISING CHAPTERS 2 AND 5 ACCESSORY STRUCTURES AND ACCESSORY DWELLINGS, CHAPTER 3 AND 4 TO PROVIDE A WETLANDS EXEMPTION FOR WATER DEPENDENT AND WATER RELATED USES IN THE INDUSTRIAL WATERFRONT ZONING CATEGORY AND COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AREA, CHAPTER 10 VARIANCE PROVISIONS AND ADDING REVIEW CRITERIA FOR HISTORIC DISTRICTS AND THE COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AREA, AND CHAPTER 11 CLARIFYING LOCAL DEVELOPMENT ORDERS; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Amends various chapters in the Land Development Code.

9. DISCUSSION – DIRECTION – ACTION ITEMS
9.1. CITY MANAGER EVALUATION
The City Commission is to discuss their evaluation of City Manager Joe Gerrity. This item is placed on the agenda at the request of Mayor Filkoff.

10. CITY MANAGER REPORTS
11. CITY ATTORNEY REPORTS
12. CITY CLERK REPORTS
13. MAYOR/COMMISSIONER COMMENTS
14. ADJOURNMENT

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