Here is the agenda of the Fernandina Commissioners Meeting for Feb. 19, 2019
The Fernandina Beach City Commission will have a regularly scheduled meeting on February 19, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. in City Hall’s Commissioner Chambers located at 204 Ash Street. Here is the agenda:
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. ROLL CALL
3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE / INVOCATION Invocation by American Legion Chaplain Bruce Malcolm.
4. PROCLAMATIONS / PRESENTATIONS
4.1 PROCLAMATION – Recognizes Fernandina Beach resident, Mr. Sean Poynter, for his first stand-up paddleboarding world title and multiple championship wins. Mr. Poynter will be in attendance to accept the Proclamation.
4.2 PROCLAMATION – Recognizes Take Stock in Children of Nassau County, Inc. for providing unique educational opportunities to deserving students and proclaims the month of March 2019 as, “Take Stock in Children Month.” Former Mayor Robin C. Lentz and members of the Take Stock in Children of Nassau County, Inc. Board of Directors will be in attendance to accept the Proclamation.
4.3 PROCLAMATION – Recognizes the Flowering Fernandina organization for outstanding dedication to the beautification of the Fernandina Beach Historic District. Former Mayor Robin C. Lentz and members of Flowering Fernandina will be in attendance to accept the Proclamation.
4.4 PRESENTATION – Ms. Dawn Bostwick of the Nassau County Public Library will provide information regarding special guest speakers, the State Library calendar, and the Fernandina Beach Library annual report.
4.5 BUDGET SUMMARY – Comptroller Pauline Testagrose will answer any questions regarding the budget summary for January 2019.
5. PUBLIC COMMENT REGARDING ITEMS NOT ON THE AGENDA OR ITEMS ON THE CONSENT AGENDA
6. CONSENT AGENDA
6.1 APPROVAL OF MINUTES – City Commission Reorganizational Meeting – December 18, 2018; City Commission Regular Meeting – December 18, 2018; and the City Commission Special Meeting and Executive Session – January 15, 2019.
6.2 Synopsis: Approves the Memorandum of Agreement for the 2-111th Regiment, Airfield Operations Battalion, Florida Army National Guard to provide Temporary Tower Air Traffic Control Services at the Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport during the 2019 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance.
6.3 BUDGET AMENDMENT – INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY – Synopsis: Approves a transfer in the amount of $60,000 from the General Fund Contingency account to the Information Technology Contractual account for consulting services related to ensuring the City’s website is ADA compatible.
6.4 FLORIDA SENATE BILL 70 SUPPORT – Synopsis: Supports Florida Senate Bill 70 which will preclude the Florida Legislature from sweeping unappropriated cash balances from specified affordable housing trust funds.
6.5 RELEASE OF LIEN – 801 SOMERUELUS STREET – Synopsis: Releases the Code Enforcement and Appeals Board liens on the property located at 801 Someruelus Street.
6.6 VOLUNTARY ANNEXATION AGREEMENT – 431 PINE TRAIL – Synopsis: Authorizes the extension of water services to the property located on 431 Pine Trail (Parcel ID: 00-00-31-1800-0205-0030). Also approves the Voluntary Annexation Petition.
6.7 SOLE SOURCE VENDOR APPROVAL – SWAGIT PRODUCTIONS LLC – Synopsis: Approves Swagit Productions LLC as a sole source vendor for closed captioning services in an amount not to exceed $26,250 per year.
6.8 RESOLUTION 2016-142 SUPPLEMENT – FLORIDA RESILIENCY AND ENERGY DISTRICT (FRED) – Synopsis: Supplements the 2016 Resolution for the purpose of authorizing any and all PACE administrators that have been authorized by FDFC and FRED under their PACE program to serve as a PACE administrator to accept applications for financing Qualifying Improvements within the Fernandina Beach municipal boundaries on a non-exclusive basis.
7.1 Synopsis: Approves five City co-sponsored events and four Fernandina Beach Main Street co-sponsored events.
7.2 AWARD OF RFQ# 2018-21 – PASSERO ASSOCIATES LLC – Synopsis: Accepts the qualification review committee ranking for airport engineering/planning consultant services by awarding RFQ # 2018-21 to Passero Associates LLC and approves an agreement for continuing services with Passero Associates LLC.
7.3 BUDGET AMENDMENT – MARINA / CHANGE ORDER APPROVAL – BRANCE DIVERSIFIED, INC. – Synopsis: Approves a budget transfer in the amount of $500,000 in the Marina fund. Also approves Change Order #1 with Brance Diversified, Inc. and authorizes increasing the total project cost to $3,595,213.57.
7.4 CHANGE ORDER APPROVAL – CLOUD 9 SERVICES, INC. DBA FENDER MARINE CONSTRUCTION – Synopsis: Approves Change Order #’s 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9 with Cloud 9 Services, Inc. (Fender Marine Construction) related to the Southern Attenuator Project at the Fernandina Beach Harbor Marina and authorizes reducing the total project cost to $6,037,708.22.
7.5 CONTINUE DISCUSSIONS – Synopsis: Authorizes the City Manager to continue discussions related to Amelia River waterfront development as conceptualized by Acatects, including, but not limited to, issues related to shoreline stabilization, sea level rise, and City-owned property associated with the waterfront.
7.6 TASK ORDER #2019-01 – Synopsis: Approves Task Order #2019-01 with Olsen Associates, Inc. for Coastal Engineering Services for Beach Management.
7.7 TASK ORDER #2019-02 – Synopsis: Approves Task Order #2019-02 with Olsen Associates, Inc. for tasks associated with the Northern Amelia Island Annual Physical Monitoring 2019 project.
7.8 BUDGET AMENDMENTS / FUTURE REVENUE DIRECTION – HDC TRUST FUND & TREE TRUST FUND – Synopsis: Approves transfer of revenues generated by permit and COA fees to the special Revenue Trust Funds.
7.9 SOLE SOURCE VENDOR APPROVAL – SCHWALLS CONSULTING LLC – Synopsis: Approves Schwalls Consulting LLC as a sole source vendor for outside consulting related to Floodplain, Community Rating System (CRS) and classroom instruction in an amount not to exceed $33,250. Also authorizes execution of a consulting agreement with Schwalls Consulting LLC.
7.10 PRELIMINARY PLAT APPROVAL – AMELIA PARK LAKESIDE – Synopsis: Accepts and approves the plat titled “Amelia Park Lakeside” as a preliminary plat.
7.11 NASSAU HABITAT FOR HUMANITY APPLICATION SUPPORT – Synopsis: Supports Nassau Habitat for Humanity’s application to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity for tax credits to encourage businesses to make donations toward housing projects.
7.12 AUTHORIZATION TO PROSECUTE – FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION – Synopsis: Authorizes the City Attorney to serve the Summons to proceed with the Complaint for Injunctive Relief and Damages against the Federal National Mortgage Association.
8. ORDINANCE – FIRST READING
8.1 FUTURE LAND USE MAP AMENDMENT – AMELIA BLUFF – Synopsis: Assigns a Future Land Use Map Category of Low Density Residential (LDR) to 6.40 acres of land located on Citrona Drive.
9. ORDINANCES – SECOND READING
9.1 CODE AMENDMENT – FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT – Synopsis: Amends Chapter 22 of the City Code pertaining to Floodplain Management.
9.2 VOLUNTARY ANNEXATION – CRANE ISLAND – Synopsis: Approves the annexation of approximately 187.29 acres of land located on the Intracoastal Waterway.
9.3 FUTURE LAND USE MAP AMENDMENT – CRANE ISLAND – Synopsis: Assigns a Future Land Use Map Category of Low Density Residential and Conservation to approximately 187.29 acres of land located on the Intracoastal Waterway.
9.4 ZONING MAP AMENDMENT – CRANE ISLAND – Synopsis: Assigns a Large Scale Zoning Category of Low Density Residential (R-1) Zoning to approximately 187.29 acres of land located on the Intracoastal Waterway. Also applies a Planned Unit Development (PUD) overlay.
9.5 LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE (LDC) AMENDMENT – AMELIA RIVER WATERFRONT CRA DEVELOPMENT STANDARDS – ORDINANCE 2018-39 AMENDING THE LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE (LDC) BY AMENDING SECTIONS 8.02.01 (AMELIA RIVER WATERFRONT CRA); AND 2.03.02 (TABLE OF LAND USES) – Synopsis: Amends the Land Development Code specific to sections referenced.
9.6 FUTURE LAND USE MAP AMENDMENT – Synopsis: Assigns a Future Land Use Map Category of Mixed Use (MU) for approximately 0.91 acres located at 233 S. 14th Street.
9.7 ZONING MAP AMENDMENT – 233 S. 14TH STREET- Synopsis: Assigns a Zoning District of Mixed Use (MU-1) for approximately 0.91 acres located at 233 S. 14th Street.
9.8 LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE (LDC) AMENDMENT – WATERFRONT COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AREA (CRA) PROPERTY PARKING REQUIREMENTS – ORDINANCE 2019-03 AMENDING THE LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE (LDC) SECTION(S): 7.01.04 (A) STANDARDS FOR PARKING IN THE AMELIA RIVER WATERFRONT COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AREA (CRA), AND AMENDING SECTION 8.01.02(D)(4) PARKING FEE IN LIEU FOR PROPERTIES ABUTTING THE AMELIA RIVER WITHIN THE CRA; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Amends the Land Development Code specific to remove non-residential parking requirements for properties within the CRA.
10. ORDINANCE – THIRD READING
10.1 LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE (LDC) AMENDMENT – MINOR AMENDMENTS ORDINANCE 2018-49 AMENDING LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE SECTION(S): 1.07.00 ACRONYMS AND DEFINITIONS; TABLE 2.03.02 PRINCIPAL LAND USES; TABLE 2.03.03 ACCESSORY USES; TABLE 4.02.01(J) DESIGN STANDARDS FOR LOTS – IMPERVIOUS SURFACE RATIO; 4.02.06 SPECIFIC STANDARDS FOR TOWNHOUSE DEVELOPMENT – LOT WIDTH; 4.03.03 8TH STREET SMALL AREA DESIGN STANDARDS – SIGNAGE; 5.03.00 SIGNS – MU-8; 5.02.06 MOVABLE MODULE STORAGE UNITS – PLACEMENT; 11.00.01 – OVERALL REVISIONS TO THE LDC; 11.01.03 -REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL BOARD APPLICATIONS; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Amends the Land Development Code specific to referenced sections.
11. BOARD APPOINTMENT
11.1 ARTS AND CULTURE NASSAU – one appointment.
12. CITY COMMISSION DISCUSSION
12.1 DRONE ACQUISITION – This item is placed on the agenda at the request of Vice Mayor Kreger.
12.2 INITIATION OF THE SCOPING PROCESS TO EVALUATE DESIGN CHANGES TO ADD OR MODIFY SAND DUNES – This item is placed on the agenda at the request of Vice Mayor Kreger.
12.3 LAND CONSERVATION – This item is placed on the agenda at the request of Commissioner Lednovich.
12.4 WATERFRONT PARK DEVELOPMENT – This item is placed on the agenda at the request of Commissioner Lednovich.
13. CITY MANAGER REPORTS
14. CITY ATTORNEY REPORTS
15. CITY CLERK REPORTS
16. MAYOR/COMMISSIONER COMMENTS