September 6th Fernandina Beach Commissioner Meeting

September 6th Fernandina Beach Commissioner MeetingThe regularly scheduled meeting of the Fernandina Beach City Commissioners will be held on September 6, 2011 at 6:00 PM. The meeting takes place at City Hall on Ash Street, Amelia Island, Florida.

Here is the agenda:

1. CALL TO ORDER
2. ROLL CALL
3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE/INVOCATION Invocation by Reverend Brett Opalinski of Memorial United Methodist Church.

4. PROCLAMATIONS/PRESENTATION
4.1 PROCLAMATION – AMERICAN BUSINESS WOMEN’S DAY – Proclaims September 22, 2011 as American Business Women’s Day. Dawn A. Lunt, President, ABWA Eight Flags Charter Chapter, will be present to accept the Proclamation.
4.2 PROCLAMATION – BARK FOR LIFE DAY – Proclaims September 10, 2011, as Bark For Life Day. Rebecca Joyce, Co-Chairman of Bark For Life, will be present to accept the Proclamation.
4.3 PROCLAMATION – CONSTITUTION WEEK – Proclaims September 16-22, 2011, as Constitution Week. Ms. Jane Collins, Regent of the Amelia Island Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, will be present to accept the Proclamation.
4.4 PROCLAMATION – FERNANDINA LITTLE THEATRE – Proclamation celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Fernandina Little Theatre. Kate Hart, Artistic Director of the Fernandina Little Theatre, will be present to accept the Proclamation.

5. CONSENT AGENDA
5.1 APPROVAL OF MINUTES – Work Session – July 19, 2011; Regular Meeting – July 19, 2011; Special Meeting – July 25, 2011; Work Session – July 25, 2011; Work Session – July 26, 2011; Regular Meeting – August 2, 2011; Work Session – August 2, 2011; Work Session – August 9, 2011; Work Session – August 15, 2011; Work Session – August 16, 2011; Regular Meeting – August 16,2011. .
5.2 AWARD OF BID #11-04 – STEVENSON COLLISION CENTER – RESOLUTION 2011-120 AWARD OF ANNUAL BID #11-04 FOR THE 2011/2012 FISCAL YEAR FOR AUTO BODY REPAIR, PAINT, AND TOWING SERVICES FOR THE MAINTENANCE DEPARTMENT; AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF DOCUMENTS; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Awards Bid #11-04 to Stevenson Collision Center for the 2011-2012 Fiscal Year.
5.3 AWARD OF BID #11-15 AND #11-16 – KUDZUE 3 TRUCKING, ALL PRO ASPHALT, WW ENGINEERING AND JAX UTILITIES – RESOLUTION 2011-121 AWARDING ANNUAL CONTRACTS FOR STREET PATCHING AND PAVING UNDER BID #11-15 TO KUDZUE 3 TRUCKING & PAVING AND TO ALL PRO ASPHALT FOR THE 2011/2012 FISCAL YEAR; AWARDING ANNUAL CONTRACTS FOR SIDEWALKS, RAMPS, CURB & MISC FLATWORK UNDER BID #11-16 TO W. W. ENGINEERING AND TO JAX UTILITIES FOR THE 2011/2012 FISCAL YEAR; AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE DOCUMENTS RELATIVE TO THESE ANNUAL CONTRACTS; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Awards Bid #11-15 to Kudzue 3 Trucking and Paving and All Pro Asphalt and Awards Bid #11-16 to W.W. Engineering and Jax Utilities for the 2011-2012 Fiscal Year.
5.4 AWARD OF BID #11-18 – HUBBARD CONSTRUCTION – RESOLUTION 2011-122 AWARDING BID #11-18 FOR THE 2011/2012 FISCAL YEAR FOR CENTRE STREET PAVING; AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF DOCUMENTS; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Awards Bid #11-18 to Hubbard Construction Company in the amount of $67,851.40.
5.5 GRANT AGREEMENT – UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE – RESOLUTION 2011-123 AGREEING TO THOSE CONDITIONS APPLICABLE TO GRANTS IN FORM RD 1942-47 AS A CONDITION AND IN CONSIDERATION OF RECEIVING FUNDING FROM THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE TO ENLARGE AND IMPROVE THE DOWNTOWN COMFORT STATION (A FACILITY LAWFULLY WITHIN THE CITY’S JURISDICTION); AUTHORIZING EXECUTION; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Agrees to the conditions applicable to grants as a condition and in consideration of receiving funding from the USDA to enlarge and improve the downtown comfort station.
5.6 AUTHORIZATION TO DEFEND – CONLON – RESOLUTION 2011-124 AUTHORIZING THE CITY ATTORNEY TO DEFEND THE CITY IN CERTAIN LITIGATION; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Authorizes the City Attorney to defend the City in the matter of Joanne Conlon, et.al v. City of Fernandina Beach.
5.7 AWARD OF RFQ #11-103 FOR AN ARCHAELOGICAL PREDICTIVE MODEL – RESOLUTION 2011-127 ACCEPTING THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE CITY MANAGER’S SELECTION OF A CONSULTING FIRM TO PROVIDE AN ARCHAEOLOGICAL PREDICTIVE MODEL (RFQ # 11-103); AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Accepts the recommendation of Environmental Services, Inc. as the consulting firm to conduct an Archaeological Predictive Model.
5.8 AUTHORIZING GRANT SUBMITTAL – U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY – RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE SUBMISSION OF (ONE) GRANT APPLICATION TO THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY, FEDERAL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY (FEMA), FOR AN ASSISTANCE TO FIREFIGHTERS GRANT TO PURCHASE SELF-CONTAINED BREATHING APPARATUS AND ADVANCED CARDIAC LIFE SUPPORT EQUIPMENT; AUTHORIZING EXECUTION; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

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 LICENSE AGREEMENT – AMERICAN LEGION POST 54 – RESOLUTION 2011-125 APPROVING THE LICENSE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF FERNANDINA BEACH AND THE AMERICAN LEGION POST 54 TO REFURBISH AND MAINTAIN THE HISTORIC FIREPLACE AND CHIMNEY AT CENTRAL PARK AND TO CREATE AN “ALL-SERVICE” MEMORIAL; AUTHORIZING EXECUTION; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Approves a License Agreement with the American Legion Post 54 for the purpose of refurbishing, creating, and maintaining an “all-service” memorial of the historic fireplace chimney.

8. ORDINANCES – FIRST READING
8.1 PROPOSED EAR BASED COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AMENDMENTS – ORDINANCE 2011-18 STATING ITS INTENT TO AMEND ORDINANCE 2003-36 IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE RECOMMENDATIONS CONTAINED IN THE ADOPTED EVALUATION AND APPRAISAL REPORT BY RESOLUTION 2009-142; AND APPROVING THE TRANSMITTAL OF SUCH PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE STATE LAND PLANNING AGENCY FOR REVIEW IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 163.3184(3), FLORIDA STATUTES.
Synopsis: Approves the transmittal to the State Land Planning Agency the proposed Comprehensive Plan Amendments based on recommendations contained as part of the 2009 adopted Evaluation and Appraisal Report (EAR).

9. ORDINANCES – SECOND READING
9.1 FRANCHISE AGREEMENT AMENDMENT – AMELIA ISLAND TROLLEYS AND TRANSPORTATION, LLC. – ORDINANCE 2011-14 AMENDING THE NON-EXCLUSIVE FRANCHISE AGREEMENT WITH AMELIA ISLAND TROLLEYS AND TRANSPORTATION, LLC FOR THE OPERATION OF A TROLLEY SERVICE, SPECIFICALLY BY AMENDING SECTION 5(B) REGARDING SIZE OF FLEET; AMENDING SECTION 5(G), CITY APPROVAL OF ROUTES; AMENDING SECTION 7(A) FRANCHISE FEE; AMENDING SECTION 9, PERFORMANCE BOND; PROVIDING FOR EXECUTION; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Amends the Non-Exclusive Franchise Agreement with Amelia Island Trolleys and Transportation, LLC, for the operation of the trolley.
9.2 AMENDING ORDINANCE 2011-11 – POLICE AND FIRE EMPLOYEES PENSION PLAN AMENDMENTS – ORDINANCE 2011-17 AMENDING ORDINANCE 2011-11 AND CHAPTER 62, PERSONNEL, ARTICLE IV, FIREFIGHTERS AND POLICE OFFICERS PENSION PLAN, OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF FERNANDINA BEACH; AMENDING SECTION 62-114, FINANCES AND FUND MANAGEMENT; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY OF PROVISIONS; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Approves an amendment to Chapter 62 of the City’s Code regarding Finances and Fund Management allowing the fund managers to invest in a broader variety of securities, investment vehicles or property upon approval by the pension board.

10. BOARD APPOINTMENTS
10.1 ARTS COUNCIL – 1 Appointment.
10.2 HISTORIC DISTRICT COUNCIL – 2 Appointments.

11. DISCUSSION – DIRECTION – ACTION ITEMS
11.1 Discussion of proposed Charter amendments proposing only to amend Charter provisions that are obsolete preempted by State law or covered in other Charter provisions (housekeeping amendments).

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

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