The regularly scheduled meeting of the City of Fernandina Beach Commissioners for June 18, 2013 includes the July 4th fireworks. You may remember this event became a political hot topic last year, and local businesses have already begun fund raising efforts for 2013.
This and many other topics will be discussed at 6:00 PM, 204 Ash Street, at City Hall.
Here is the agenda:
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. ROLL CALL
3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE and Invocation by Reverend Wardell Avant of Kingdom Ministries.
4.1. PROCLAMATION RECOGNITION OF JOEY SWEAT
Proclamation recognizing Joey Sweat for his honorable actions as a responsible citizen. Mr. Sweat will be present to accept the Proclamation.
4.2. PROCLAMATION RECOGNITION OF DONNA CLIFTON
Proclamation recognizing Donna Clifton for her honorable actions as a responsible citizen. Ms. Clifton will be present to accept the Proclamation.
4.3. PROCLAMATION RECOGNITION OF LIEUTENANT LLOYD ANDERSON
Proclamation recogniz ing Lieutenant Lloyd Anderson, upon his retirement after fourteen (14) years of dedicated service to the City of Fernandina Beach. Lt. Anderson will be present to accept the Proclamation.
4.4. PRESENTATION FERNANDINA BEACH AIRPORT VISION STATEMENT
Mr. Dave Dully, Vice Chair of the Airport Advisory Commission, will provide a brief update regarding the Airport Advisory Commission’s progress on formulating the Fernandina Beach Airport’s Vision Statement.
4.5. PRESENTATION TROPICAL STORM ANDREA
City Manager Joe Gerrity will provide a brief report regarding Tropical Storm Andrea and its effects in the City of Fernandina Beach.
4.6. BUDGET SUMMARY
Controller Patti Clifford will answer any questions regarding the budget summary for May 2013.
5. CONSENT AGENDA
5.1. FACILITIES USE AGREEMENT DRIVING DYNAMICS, INC.
RESOLUTION 2013-79 APPROVING A FACILITIES USE AGREEMENT WITH DRIVING DYNAMICS, INC. TO USE AIRPORT PROPERTY TO CONDUCT CORPORATE DRIVER TRAINING ON NOVEMBER 11-12, 2013; AUTHORIZING EXECUTION; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Approves a Facilities Use Agreement for corporate drivers training on November 11-12, 2013 at the Fernandina Beach Municipal Airport.
5.2. DEBRIS MONITORING SERVICES AGREEMENT AMENDMENT BRIEN’S RESPONSE MANAGEMENT, LLC
RESOLUTION 2013-80 AMENDING RESOLUTION 2011-117 FOR DISASTER DEBRIS MONITORING SERVICES DUE TO THE CHANGE IN THE COMPANY NAME – O’BRIEN’S RESPONSE MANAGEMENT, INC. TO O’BRIEN’S RESPONSE MANAGEMENT, LLC; AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO SIGN CONTRACT MODIFICATION AGREEMENT; AUTHORIZING EXECUTION; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: A pproves an agreement with O’Brien’s Response Management, LLC for the City’s disaster debris monitoring services.
5.3. FACILITY RENTAL FEE WAIVER
RESOLUTION 2013- 81 APPROVING ONE FACILITY RENTAL FEE WAIVER ANNUALLY FOR ALL NON-PROFIT GROUPS LOCATED WITHIN THE CITY LIMITS IN LIEU OF GRANT FUNDING FOR FISCAL YEAR 2012/2013; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Approves the Facility Rental Fee Waiver for all City non-profit organizations in lieu of receiving grant funding from the City of Fernadina Beach for FY 2012/2013.
5.4. CITY CLERK PRO TEM KIMBERLY ELLIOTT BRILEY
RESOLUTION 2013-82 APPROVING THE APPOINTMENT OF KIMBERLY ELLIOTT BRILEY AS CITY CLERK PRO TEM; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Appoints Kimberly Elliott Briley as City Clerk Pro Tem.
6. REQUESTS FROM THE PUBLIC TO BE HEARD ON ITEMS NOT ON THE AGENDA
7.1. AWARD OF BID #13-01 – A1A SOLAR CONTRACTING, INC.
RESOLUTION 2013- 83 APPROVING THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN A1A SOLAR CONTRACTING, INC.AND THE CITY OF FERNANDINA BEACH FOR THE INSTALLATION OF A SOLAR HEATING SYSTEM AT THE ATLANTIC CENTER POOL FOR $29,500.00; AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF DOCUMENTS; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Approves the agreement between A1A Solar Contracting, Inc. and the City of Fernandina Beach for the installation of a solar heating system.
7.2. BUDGET AMENDMENT WATER DEPARTMENT
RESOLUTION 2013-84 APPROVING A BUDGET AMENDMENT TO TRANSFER $75,000 FROM THE WATER CONTINGENCY ACCOUNT TO THE WATER PROFESSIONAL SERVICES ACCOUNT; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: A pproves the budget amendment transferring $75,000 from the Wa ter Fundâ€™s Contingency account to the Professional Services account to cover legal fees associated with the Impact Fee case.
7.3. BUDGET AMENDMENT JULY 4 FIREWORKS DISPLAY
RESOLUTION 2013-85 APPROVING A BUDGET AMENDMENT TO RECOGNIZE REVENUE AND BUDGET FOR RELATED EXPENDITURES FOR JULY 4TH FIREWORKS – THE AMENDMENT WILL INCREASE THE TOTAL CITY BUDGET BY $13,200; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Approves the budget amendment increasing the Other Revenue account, and increasing the Non-Departmental Contractual account both by $13,200 to pay for the July 4th fireworks.
7.4. BUDGET AMENDMENT – AMBULANCE BILLING
RESOLUTION 2013-86 APPROVING A BUDGET AMENDMENT TO RECOGNIZE REVENUE AND BUDGET FOR EXPENDITURES RELATED TO AMBULANCE SERVICES BILLING – THE AMENDMENT WILL INCREASE THE TOTAL CITY BUDGET BY $100,000; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: A pproves the budget amendment increasing the Amb ulance Services revenue account by $100,000, establishing a new account Ambulance Billing/Collection Fees, and placing $100,000 in the fiscal year budget.
7.5. VALIDATION OF BONDS
RESOLUTION 2013-87 AUTHORIZING THE CITY ATTORNEY TO PURSUE VALIDATION OF THE SERIES 2013B BONDS UTILIZING THE SERVICES OF BRYANT MILLER OLIVE, P.A.; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Authorizes t he City Attorney and Bryant M iller Olive P.A., Bond Counsel to pursue validation of the Series 2013B Bonds . Also, approves the Engagement Letter with Bryant Miller Olive, P.A. for legal services regarding validation of the Series 2013B bonds, including any appeals, and the Engagement Letter.
7.6. SUPPLEMENTAL UTILITY SYSTEM BOND
RESOLUTION 2013-88 SUPPLEMENTING RESOLUTION 2013-43 PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE OF NOT TO EXCEED $5,000,000 UTILITY SYSTEM REFUNDING REVENUE BONDS, SERIES 2013B, FOR THE PURPOSE OF REFUNDING CERTAIN OUTSTANDING DEBT OF THE CITY ATTRIBUTABLE TO THE UTILITY SYSTEM; MAKING CERTAIN COVENANTS AND AGREEMENTS IN CONNECTION THEREWITH; AUTHORIZING VALIDATION OF THE SERIES 2013B BONDS; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Approves the execution of various documents pertaining to the Utility System Revenue Bond.
8. RESOLUTION PUBLIC HEARING
8.1. 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.
9. ORDINANCES – FIRST READING
9.1. CHARTER AMENDMENTS
ORDINANCE 2013-03 SUBMITTING TO THE CITY ELECTORS
10. ORDINANCES – SECOND READING
10.1. MASTER FEE SCHEDULE AMENDMENT UTILITIES DEPARTMENT
ORDINANCE 2013-10 AMENDING THE MASTER FEE SCHEDULE AS RELATED TO THE CITY’S UTILITIES DEPARTMENT FOR THE REMAINDER OF FISCAL YEAR 2012/2013; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Amends the Master Fee Schedule as related to the Utilities hydrant fee.
11. DISCUSSION – DIRECTION – ACTION ITEMS
11.1. FORECLOSURE OF 501 SOUTH 10TH STREET CORA BYRD ESTATE
11.2. OCEAN HIGHWAY AND PORT AUTHORITY (OHPA) OF NASSAU COUNTY
This item is placed on the agenda at the request of Clyde Davis, OHPA Attorney.
11.3. REVIEW OF CITY-OWNED PROPERTIES FOR POSSIBLE SALE
This item is placed on the agenda at the request of Commissioner Boner.
12. CITY MANAGER REPORTS
13. CITY ATTORNEY REPORTS
14. CITY CLERK REPORTS
15. MAYOR/COMMISSIONER COMMENTS