Fernandina Commissioner and Library Meeting for February 5, 2013
There is a Fernandina Beach City Commissioner Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at City Hall on Ash Street in the historic district of Amelia Island. A crowd is expected to show up and speak up about their feelings to continue with the plans for the 1.6 million dollar library rennovations.
Here is the full agenda:
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. ROLL CALL
3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE/INVOCATION by Reverend Brett Opalinski of Memorial United Methodist Church.
4.1. PROCLAMATION – WORLD SPAY DAY
Proclamation proclaiming February 26, 2013, as “World Spay Day.” Ms. Brandy Carvalho, Nassau Humane Society Executive Director, will be present to accept the Proclamation.
5. CONSENT AGENDA
5.1. CONSERVATION EASEMENT AMENDMENT – AIRPORT
RESOLUTION 2013-14 ACCEPTING AN AMENDMENT TO CONSERVATION EASEMENTS AFFECTING CERTAIN AIRPORT PROPERTY FROM ST. JOHNS RIVER WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT; PROVIDING FOR EXECUTION; PROVIDING FOR RECORDING; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Accepts the amendment to the existing Conservation Easement on Airport property.
6. REQUESTS FROM THE PUBLIC TO BE HEARD ON ITEMS NOT ON THE AGENDA
7.1. PRESENTATION – VRL ARCHITECTS, INC.
Steve Lazar of VRL Architects, Inc. will give a presentation regarding the conceptual plans for the Fernandina Beach Library.
8.1. CONCEPTUAL PLANS APPROVAL – FERNANDINA BEACH LIBRARY
RESOLUTION 2013-15 APPROVING THE CONCEPTUAL PLANS FOR RENOVATION AND EXPANSION OF THE FERNANDINA BEACH BRANCH OF THE NASSAU COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Conceptually approves the plans drafted by VRL Architects, Inc. for the renovation and expansion of the Fernandina Beach Library.
8.2. INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT – FERNANDINA BEACH LIBRARY
RESOLUTION 2013-16 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 2012-13.
8.3. DESIGNATING AND RANKING FIRMS FOR RFP #12-108
RESOLUTION 2013-17 ACCEPTING THE RECOMMENDATION AND RANKING FROM THE ACTUARIAL CONSULTING SERVICES EVALUATION COMMITTEE FOR RFP #12-108; AUTHORIZING NEGOTIATION AND EXECUTION; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Accepts the ranking and recommendation of the Actuarial Consulting Services Evaluation Committee as follows: (1) Gabriel Roeder Smith & Company, (2) Cavanaugh MacDonald Consulting, Inc., (3) Bolton Partners and (4) Nyhart Actuary & Employee Benefits.
8.4. DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT – AMELIA OAKS
RESOLUTION 2013-18 APPROVING A MODIFIED DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY AND SUCCESSOR DEVELOPER D & H HOMES, LLC; AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE THE AGREEMENT; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Approves the Development Agreement with the successor developer, D & H Homes, LLC. for the parcel of property consisting of 8.56 acres.
9. RESOLUTION – PUBLIC HEARING
9.1. RESET THE COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AREA (CRA)
RESOLUTION 2013-19 AMENDING RESOLUTION 2005-91 TO RESET THE COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AREA (CRA) BASE YEAR FROM 2005 TO 2013 AND EXTENDING THE TERM OF THE CRA 40 YEARS TO SUNSET IN THE YEAR 2053; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Resets the CRA base year from 2005 to 2013 and extends the term of the CRA to sunset in 2053.
10. BOARD APPOINTMENTS
10.1. HISTORIC DISTRICT COUNCIL
10.2. BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THE FIRE AND POLICE PENSION PLAN
10.3. PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD
11. DISCUSSION – DIRECTION – ACTION ITEMS
11.1. FORWARD FERNANDINA (F2) BANK LOAN
This item is placed on the agenda at the request of Commissioner Gass and Commissioner Boner.
11.2. CITY CHARTER
This item is placed on the agenda at the request of Commissioner Gass.
12. CITY MANAGER REPORTS
13. CITY ATTORNEY REPORTS
14. CITY CLERK REPORTS
15. MAYOR/COMMISSIONER COMMENTS