Fernandina Beach City Commission Meeting

There is a regularly scheduled meeting for the Fernandina Beach City Commissions on Tuesday, October 6, 2009. The meeting begins at 6:00 PM and is held at 204 Ash Street on Amelia Island.

Fernandina Beach Commissioners

Fernandina Beach Commissioners

There is a regularly scheduled meeting for the Fernandina Beach City Commissions on Tuesday, October 6, 2009. The meeting begins at 6:00 PM and is held at 204 Ash Street on Amelia Island.

Here is the agenda:

1. CALL TO ORDER
2. ROLL CALL
3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE / INVOCATION Invocation by Reverend Ed Shick of First Assembly of God.

4. PROCLAMATIONS/PRESENTATION
4.1 PROCLAMATION – COMMUNITY PLANNING MONTH – Proclaims the month of October, 2009, as “Community Planning Month”. Community Development Director Marshall McCrary will be present to accept the Proclamation.
4.2 PROCLAMATION – FIRE PREVENTION WEEK – Proclaims the week of October 4-10, 2009, as “National Fire Prevention Week”. Fire Marshal Jason Higginbotham will be present to accept the Proclamation.
4.3 PRESENTATION – ARBITRATION – MCGILL VS. CITY OF FERNANDINA BEACH – Attorney Steven Durant will present the findings of the final Arbitrator’s award.

5. CONSENT AGENDA
5.1 APPROVAL OF MINUTES – Advance – July 10, 2009; Work Session – August 18, 2009; Budget Meeting – August 24, 2009; Work Session – September 1, 2009; Regular Meeting September 1, 2009; Special Meeting – September 15, 2009; Regular Meeting – September 15, 2009; Special Meeting – September 21, 2009; Special Meeting – September 22, 2009.

5.2 REPEALING RESOLUTION 2009-134 – RESOLUTION 2009-145 REPEALING RESOLUTION 2009-134 REGARDING THE APPOINTMENT OF VALERIE C. FALTEMIER AS ATTORNEY PRO TEM; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Repeals Resolution 2009-134 which appointed Valerie C. Faltemier as Attorney Pro Tem.

5.3 REPEALING RESOLUTION 2009-144 – RESOLUTION 2009-146 REPLEALING RESOLUTION 2009-144 AUTHORIZING THE SERVICES OF A. JEFFREY TOMASSETTI ON THOSE MATTERS WHERE THE CITY ATTORNEY HAS A SCHEDULING CONFLICT OR FOR CONFLICT OF INTEREST AND FOR CODE ENFORCEMENT BOARD MATTERS; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Repeals Resolution 2009-144 which authorized the services of A. Jeffrey Tomassetti to cover the boards should a conflict arise.

5.4 AUTHORIZING OUTSIDE COUNSEL – CONFLICTS AND CODE BOARD – RESOLUTION 2009-147 AUTHORIZING THE CITY ATTORNEY TO ENGAGE QUALIFIED OUTSIDE LEGAL COUNSEL ON THOSE MATTERS WHERE THE CITY ATTORNEY HAS A SCHEDULING CONFLICT OR FOR CONFLICT OF INTEREST AND FOR CODE ENFORCEMENT AND APPEALS BOARD MATTERS FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2009/2010; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Authorizes the use of outside counsel in an amount not to exceed $10,000 for the FY 09/10.
5.5 AUTHORIZING OUTSIDE COUNSEL – LABOR MATTERS – RESOLUTION 2009-148 AUTHORIZING THE CITY ATTORNEY TO ENGAGE QUALIFIED OUTSIDE LEGAL COUNSEL FOR CONSULTATION ON LABOR MATTERS FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED EIGHT THOUSAND DOLLARS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2009/2010; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Authorizes the use of outside counsel in an amount not to exceed $8,000 for the FY 09/10.

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 ACCEPT PBA COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT – RESOLUTION 2009-149 APPROVING THE COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT WITH THE COASTAL FLORIDA POLICE BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION; AUTHORIZING EXECUTION; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Approves the three (3) year Collective Bargaining Agreement with the Coastal Florida Police Benevolent Association.

7.2 ACCEPT IAFF COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT – RESOLUTION 2009-150 APPROVING THE COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT WITH THE ORGANIZED FIREFIGHTERS OF FERNANDINA BEACH, LOCAL UNION NO. 2836, INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF FIREFIGHTERS; AUTHORIZING EXECUTION; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Approves the three (3) year Collective Bargaining Agreement with the Organized Firefighters of Fernandina Beach, Local #2836, International Association of Firefighters.

7.3 OUTSIDE COUNSEL – RESOLUTION 2009-151 AUTHORIZING THE CITY ATTORNEY TO UTILIZE QUALIFIED OUTSIDE LEGAL COUNSEL TO ASSIST THE CITY WITH THE NEGOTIATIONS AND DRAFTING OF A MARINA MANAGEMENT SERVICES AGREEMENT WITH WESTREC MARINA MANAGEMENT, INC. FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF THE CITY MARINA; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Authorizes outside legal counsel for the Marina Management Services Agreement.

8. ORDINANCES – SECOND READING
8.1 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”.

8.2 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.

8.3 CODE AMENDMENT – FIRE DEPARTMENT РORDINANCE 2009-19 AMENDING CHAPTER 2, ARTICLE IV, DIVISION 3 FIRE DEPARTMENT BY AMENDING SECTION 2-322 RIDING ON FIRE APPARATUS; CREATING SECTION 2-325 TITLED AUTHORITY AND DUTIES OF CHIEF; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Amends Chapter 2, Article IV, Division 3 – Fire Department – by Creating Section 2-325 title “Authority and Duties of Fire Chief”.

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

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