Fernandina Beach City Commission Meeting

There is a meeting of the Fernandina Beach City Commissioner on September 15, 2009, at 6:00 PM. The Board of Adjustment meeting scheduled for September 16th has been cancelled.

Fernandina Beach Commissioners

Fernandina Beach Commissioners

There is a meeting of the Fernandina Beach City Commissioner on September 15, 2009, at 6:00 PM. There is also a Special Public Hearing Meeting at 5:05 PM regarding the percentage increase in Millage over the rolled back rate necessary to fund the budget and the specific purpose for which ad valorem tax revenues are being increased.

The Board of Adjustment meeting scheduled for September 16th has been cancelled.

Here are both of the agendas:

CITY OF FERNANDINA BEACH РSPECIAL MEETING – PUBLIC HEARING
CITY COMMISSION CHAMBERS – SEPTEMBER 15, 2009 at 5:05 P.M.

1. CALL TO ORDER

2. ROLL CALL

3. PUBLIC HEARING

3.1 Statement regarding the percentage increase in Millage over the rolled-back rate necessary to fund the budget and the specific purpose for which ad valorem tax revenues are being increased.
i. Millage rate for operation expenditures
ii. Millage rate for voter approved debt

3.2 ORDINANCE ADOPTING FINAL BUDGET FOR FY 2009-2010 – ORDINANCE 2009-21 ADOPTING THE FINAL BUDGET FOR THE 2009/2010 FISCAL YEAR, PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY, AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Public Hearing and first reading of Ordinance No. 2009-21 adopting the final budget for 2009/2010 Fiscal Year.

4. ADJOURNMENT

CITY OF FERNANDINA BEACH РREGULAR MEETING – PUBLIC HEARING
CITY COMMISSION CHAMBERS – SEPTEMBER 15, 2009 at 6:00 P.M.

1. CALL TO ORDER

2. ROLL CALL

3 PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE / INVOCATION
Invocation by Edward Coop, Jr.

4. PROCLAMATIONS/PRESENTATION

4.1 PROCLAMATION – RODNEY ODUM, II – Proclaims recognition to Mr. Rodney Odum, II for his heroism in the saving of a father and his two children from drowning. Mr. Odum will be present to accept the Proclamation.

4.2 PROCLAMATION – THE LES DeMERLE AMELIA ISLAND JAZZ FESTIVAL – Proclamation declaring the week of October 2-11, 2009, “The Les DeMerle Amelia Island Jazz Festival”. Les DeMerle will be present to accept the Proclamation.

4.3 BUDGET SUMMARY – Controller Patti Clifford will answer any questions regarding the budget summary for August, 2009.

5. CONSENT AGENDA

5.1 APPROVING MUTUAL AID AGREEMENT – NASSAU COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT РRESOLUTION 2009-136 AUTHORIZING A MUTUAL AID AGREEMENT WITH THE NASSAU COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT; AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF THE AGREEMENT; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Approves a Mutual Aid Agreement with the Nassau County Sheriff’s Department for a period of three (3) years.

5.2 EQUIPMENT PURCHASE – UTILITIES DEPARTMENT РRESOLUTION 2009-137 TO APPROVE THE PURCHASE OF EIGHT HOMA SUBMERSIBLE PUMPS FOR UPGRADE OF THE EXISTING WASTEWATER TREATMENT TRAIN AND FOR THE NEW 2.5 MGD TREATMENT TRAIN LOCATED AT THE WASTEWATER PLANT, AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Approves the purchase of eight (8) Homa submersible pumps in the amount of $69,975.00.

5.3 DISPOSAL OF SURPLUS PROPERTY РRESOLUTION 2009-138 DECLARING CERTAIN CITY PROPERTY SURPLUS AND UNSERVICEABLE; 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: Approves the disposal of surplus and unserviceable City property.

5.4 BUDGET TRANSFER – RESOLUTION 2009-139 APPROVING AMENDMENTS TO THE BUDGET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2008-2009 BUDGET; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Approves the transfer of funds between specified accounts to ensure that expenditures do not exceed budget on a line-by-line basis for the FY 08/09.

5.5 AWARD OF ANNUAL BIDS – MAINTENANCE DEPARTMENT РRESOLUTION 2009-140 AWARDING ANNUAL BIDS #09-17, #09-18, AND #09-19 FOR 2009/2010 FOR THE MAINTENANCE DEPARTMENT; AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF DOCUMENTS; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Awards bid #09-17 to Southern Style Pavement Marking; #09-18 to Pro Pave Contractors, Inc.; and #09-19 to Hard Rock Materials for the FY 09/10 for the Maintenance Department.

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

6.1 CITY RESIDENTS

6.2 NON-CITY RESIDENTS

7. RESOLUTIONS

*7.1 APPROVING GRANT SUBMITTAL – FLORIDA RECREATION DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (FRDAP) РRESOLUTION 2009-141 AUTHORIZING THE SUBMITTAL OF TWO (2) FLORIDA RECREATION DEVELOPMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (FRDAP) GRANT APPLICATIONS FOR THE WATERFRONT PARK IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN THE APPLICATION ON BEHALF OF THE CITY, AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Authorizes the submittal of one (1) FRDAP Grant application for the Waterfront Park Improvements project.

7.2 ENDORSEMENT OF PROPOSED EVALUATION AND APPRAISAL REPORT (EAR) РRESOLUTION 2009-142 ENDORSING THE TRANSMITTAL OF THE PROPOSED EVALUTION AND APPRAISAL REPORT FOR THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN TO THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AFFAIRS IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 163.3191, FLORIDA STATUTES; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Endorses the EAR for the City’s Comprehensive Plan to be transmitted to DCA.

7.3 AWARD OF RFP #09-07 – TENNIS PROFESSIONAL SERVICES РRESOLUTION 2009-143 AWARDING RFP # 09-107 TO JASON BERKE FOR TENNIS PROFESSIONAL SERVICES; AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH JASON BERKE; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Awards RFP #09-07 to Jason Berke for Tennis Professional Services.

8. ORDINANCES –FIRST READING

8.1 CODE AMENDMENT РCEMETERY PERPETUAL CARE – ORDINANCE 2009-22 AMENDING CHAPTER 30, ARTICLE II, DIVISION 2 PERPETUAL CARE BY AMENDING SECTION 30-56 PERPETUAL CARE TRUST FUND; AMENDING SECTION 30-57 PERPETUAL CARE SERVICE; FEES; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Amends the City’s Code regarding the Cemetery’s Perpetual Care Trust Fund.

8.2 CODE AMENDMENT – FIREFIGHTERS’ AND POLICE OFFICERS’ PENSION PLAN – ORDINANCE 2009-16 AMENDING CHAPTER 62, PERSONNEL, ARTICLE IV, FIREFIGHTERS’ AND POLICE OFFICERS’ PENSION PLAN, OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF FERNANDINA BEACH, BY AMENDING SECTION 62-114, FINANCES AND FUND MANAGEMENT; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Code Amendment to modify the investment restriction on bonds to allow an investment in any bond which is “investment grade”.

8.3 CODE AMENDMENT ‚Äì GENERAL EMPLOYEES‚Äô PENSION PLAN ‚Äì ORDINANCE 2009-17 AMENDING CHAPTER 62, PERSONNEL, ARTICLE III, GENERAL EMPLOYEES’ PENSION PLAN, OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF FERNANDINA BEACH, BY AMENDING SECTION 62-74 FINANCES AND FUND MANAGEMENT; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Code Amendment to modify the investment restriction on bonds to allow an investment in any bond which is ‚Äúinvestment grade‚Äù.

9. BOARD APPOINTMENTS

9.1 BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT – 3 appointments.

10. DISCUSSION – DIRECTION – ACTION ITEMS

10.1 PROPOSED INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT WITH NASSAU COUNTY FOR 14TH STREET COUNTY ANNEX PROPERTY –

11. CITY MANAGER REPORTS

12. CITY ATTORNEY REPORTS

13. CITY CLERK REPORTS

14. MAYOR/COMMISSIONER COMMENTS

15. ADJOURNMENT

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