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Fernandina Commissioners Meeting February 21, 2017

Here is the agenda for the February 21, 2017, meeting of the Fernandina Beach City Commissioners. The meeting will be held at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall on Ash Street, Amelia Island.

Agenda:
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. ROLL CALL
3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE / INVOCATION
by Reverend Wardell Avant of Kingdom Ministries.

4. PROCLAMATIONS / PRESENTATIONS
4.1.
PROCLAMATION – TAKE STOCK IN CHILDREN MONTH –
Recognizes the month of March 2017 as “Take Stock in Children Month.” Take Stock in Children of Nassau County, Inc., Executive Director Andrea Cummings, Executive Board President Robert Henderson and Development Chair Dee Torre will be present to accept the Proclamation.

4.2.
PROCLAMATION – AFRICAN AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH –
Recognizes February 2017 as “African American History Month.” Mr. Stanley Lofton will be present to accept the Proclamation.

4.3. PRESENTATION – FERNANDINA BEACH MAIN STREET PROGRAM –
Mr. Jeff Kurtz of Fernandina Beach Main Street will provide a synopsis of projects occurring within each of the four Main Street Councils (Promotions, Economic Restructuring, Organization, and Promotion).

4.4. PRESENTATION – GREENWAY NATURE CENTER –
Mr. Chris Occhuizzo will provide a presentation outlining an initiative to establish a world-class Greenway Nature Center to promote environmental education, ecotourism, and ways to enjoy the Greenway for residents and visitors alike.

4.5. BUDGET SUMMARY –
Comptroller Patti Clifford will answer any questions regarding the budget summary for January 2017.

5. PUBLIC COMMENT REGARDING THE DRAFT ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT REPORT FOR THE GENERAL AVIATION TERMINAL PROJECT AS ADVERTISED IN THE NEWSLEADER ON JANUARY 25, 2017

6. PUBLIC COMMENT REGARDING ITEMS NOT ON THE AGENDA OR ITEMS ON THE CONSENT AGENDA

7. CONSENT AGENDA
7.1.
AMENDING RESOLUTION 2016-69 – ARTS AND CULTURE NASSAU MEMBERSHIP –
RESOLUTION 2017-24 AMENDING RESOLUTION 2016-69 PERTAINING TO ARTS AND CULTURE NASSAU BY AMENDING THE NUMBER OF VOTING MEMBERS; ALLOWING MEMBER ORGANIZATIONS TO BE AMENDED; ESTABLISHING A QUORUM; ESTABLISHING TWO YEAR TERMS FOR ALL MEMBERS; ALLOWING ALTERNATE MEMBERS; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Approves various changes to Arts and Culture Nassau membership.

7.2. AWARD OF BID #17-01 – RANDSTAD
RESOLUTION 2017-25 AUTHORIZING THE AWARD OF BID #17-01 TO RANDSTAD FOR STORMWATER LABOR; AUTHORIZING EXECUTION; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Approves the award of Bid #17-01 to Randstad.

7.3. BUDGET AMENDMENT – STORMWATER
RESOLUTION 2017-26 APPROVING AN AMENDMENT TO THE STORMWATER BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2016/2017; AUTHORIZING EXECUTION; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Approves a budget transfer in the amount of $10,200 from Stormwater Professional Services account to various accounts within the Stormwater fund.

8. RESOLUTIONS
8.1.
LEASE AGREEMENT – MAHARAJ TENNIS, LLC
RESOLUTION 2017-27 APPROVING THE LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF FERNANDINA BEACH AND MAHARAJ TENNIS, LLC TO LEASE THE NORTHERN CLUSTER OF TENNIS COURTS LOCATED AT 1218 ATLANTIC AVENUE; AUTHORIZING EXECUTION; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Approves the Lease Agreement between the City of Fernandina Beach and Maharaj Tennis, LLC to lease the northern cluster of tennis courts (Courts 1 and 2) located at 1218 Atlantic Avenue.

8.2. FINAL PLAT APPROVAL – RIVERBEND
RESOLUTION 2017-28 APPROVING FINAL PLAT, PAB CASE 2017-01 TITLED, “RIVERBEND”; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Accepts and approves the plat titled, “Riverbend,” as a final plat.

8.3. QUIT CLAIM DEED – FERNANDINA LUMBER AND SUPPLY COMPANY
RESOLUTION 2017-29 AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A QUIT CLAIM DEED TO FERNANDINA LUMBER AND SUPPLY COMPANY; AUTHORIZING EXECUTION; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Authorizes the execution of the quit claim deed to Fernandina Lumber and Supply Company.

8.4. EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT AMENDMENT – CITY CLERK BEST
RESOLUTION 2017-30 AMENDING THE CITY CLERK’S EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT TO CLARIFY THAT VACATION TIME IS ACCRUED AT THE SAME RATE AS EXEMPT EMPLOYEES WITH THE SAME YEARS OF SERVICE; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Approves the amendment to City Clerk Best’s employment agreement.

9. ORDINANCES – SECOND READING
9.1. FUTURE LAND USE MAP AMENDMENT – 2700 ATLANTIC AVENUE

ORDINANCE 2017-03 CHANGING THE CITY’S FUTURE LAND USE MAP TO ASSIGN A LAND USE DESIGNATION OF GENERAL COMMERCIAL (GC) FOR A PARCEL TOTALING 4.73 ACRES OF LAND LOCATED AT 2700 ATLANTIC AVENUE; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Assigns a Future Land Use Map designation of General Commercial (GC) to 4.73 acres located at 2700 Atlantic Avenue.

9.2. QUASI-JUDICIAL – ZONING MAP AMENDMENT – 2700 ATLANTIC AVENUE
ORDINANCE 2017-04 CHANGING THE CITY’S ZONING MAP TO ASSIGN A ZONING DISTRICT OF COMMUNITY COMMERCIAL (C-1) FOR A PARCEL TOTALING 4.73 ACRES OF LAND LOCATED AT 2700 ATLANTIC AVENUE; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Assigns a Zoning Category of Community Commercial (C-1) to 4.73 acres of land located at 2700 Atlantic Avenue.

10. BOARD APPOINTMENTS
10.1.
GREENS AND OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE – 1 appointment.
10.2. BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE FIREFIGHTERS’ AND POLICE OFFICERS’ PENSION PLAN – 1 appointment.
10.3. HISTORIC DISTRIC COUNCIL – 1 appointment.
10.4. ARKS & RECREATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE – 1 appointment.

11. CITY COMMISSION DISCUSSION (NO ACTION)
11.1.
NATURAL HAZARD ADAPTATION AND RESILIENCE –
This item is placed on the agenda at the request of Vice Mayor Kreger.
11.2. SLIDERS SEASIDE GRILL PARKING –
This item is placed on the agenda at the request of Commissioner Smith.

12. CITY MANAGER REPORTS
13. CITY ATTORNEY REPORTS
14. CITY CLERK REPORTS
15. MAYOR/COMMISSIONER COMMENTS
16. ADJOURNMENT

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