Fernandina Commissioner Meeting on March 20, 2012

There is a regularly scheduled meeting of the Fernandina Beach City Commissioners scheduled for March 20, 2012 at 6:00 PM

Fernandina Commissioner Meeting on March 20, 2012Pictured: Sarah Pelican, Tim Poynter, Arlene Filkoff, Jeffrey Bunch and Charles Corbett

There is a regularly scheduled meeting of the Fernandina Beach City Commissioners scheduled for March 20, 2012 at 6:00 PM at City Hall on Ash Street, Amelia Island.

Here is the agenda:

1. CALL TO ORDER
2. ROLL CALL
3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE and Invocation by Bruce Malcolm, American Legion Chaplain Post 54.

4. PRESENTATIONS
4.1 RESOLUTION – HONORING PAUL CONDIT – RESOLUTION 2012-40 EXPRESSING ITS APPRECIATION FOR OUTSTANDING SERVICES RENDERED BY MR. PAUL CONDIT AS A MEMBER OF THE PLANNING ADVISORY BOARD AND THE LOCAL PLANNING AGENCY FOR THE CITY OF FERNANDINA BEACH, FLORIDA.
Synopsis: Expressing the City Commission’s Appreciation to Mr. Paul Condit for ten (10) years of dedicated service as a member of the Planning Advisory Board.

4.2 AUDITOR’S REPORT – Ryan Tucker from Purvis Gray and Company will present the Annual Audit Report for the Fiscal Year ending September 30, 2011.
4.3 BUDGET SUMMARY – Controller Patti Clifford will answer any questions regarding the budget summary for February, 2012.

5. CONSENT AGENDA
5.1 APPROVAL OF MINUTES – Special Meeting – February 1, 2012; Work Session – February 3, 2012; Work Session – February 21, 2012; Regular Meeting – February 21, 2012; Special Meeting – February 28, 2012; Special Meeting – February 28, 2012; Work Session – March 6, 2012; Special Meeting – March 6, 2012; Regular Meeting – March 6, 2012.

5.2 AUTHORIZING GRANT APPLICATION – FLORIDA INLAND NAVIGATION DISTRICT (FIND) – RESOLUTION 2012-41 REQUESTING ASSISTANCE UNDER THE FLORIDA INLAND NAVIGATION DISTRICT (FIND) WATERWAYS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM; AUTHORIZING EXECUTION; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Authorizes applying for FIND grant funding in the amount of $180,000 to complete dredging (Phase B) at the Fernandina Harbor Marina.

5.3 SUPPORTING THE APPLICATION TO TRANSPORTATION PLANNING ORGANIZATION – RESOLUTION 2012-42 ENDORSING THE INSTALLATION OF AN UP TO 12 FOOT MULTI-USE PATH ALONG ATLANTIC AVENUE BETWEEN TARPON AVENUE AND 8TH STREET; PROVIDING FOR EXECUTION; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Endorses the proposed project and agrees to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement to maintain the improvement once funded and installed.

5.4 BUDGET AMENDMENT – ACTUARY VALUATION – RESOLUTION 2012-43 APPROVING A BUDGET AMENDMENT FOR THE GOVERNMENTAL ACCOUNTING STANDARDS BOARD (GASB) REQUIRED OTHER POST-EMPLOYMENT BENEFITS (OPEB) ACTUARY VALUATION REPORT AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Approves a budget amendment of $10,000 for the OPEB Actuary Valuation Report for Fiscal Years ending 9/30/12 and 9/30/14.

5.5 BUDGET AMENDMENT – POLICE DEPARTMENT – RESOLUTION 2012-44 AUTHORIZING AN INCREASE TO THE TOTAL CITY BUDGET BY APPROVING A BUDGET AMENDMENT TO TRANSFER FUNDS RELATED TO THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT FOR A U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, JUSTICE ASSISTANCE (JAG) GRANT TO PURCHASE A NEW CAMERA SYSTEM; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Approves the transfer of funds allowing the City to record grant revenue in the amount of $50,000.

5.6 BUDGET AMENDMENT – SANITATION – RESOLUTION 2012-45 APPROVING A BUDGET AMENDMENT FOR RELOCATION AND CONSTRUCTION OF A PAD AND ENCLOSURE FOR A DUMPSTER AT MAIN BEACH; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Approves the transfer of $2,500 for additional costs associated with the relocation and abandonment of the dumpster pad at Main Beach.

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 DESIGNATING AND RANKING FIRMS FOR RFP #11-104 – RESOLUTION 2012-46 DESIGNATING AND RANKING THE MOST QUALIFIED FIRMS PURSUANT TO THE REQUIREMENTS OF RFP #12-101 FOR PROJECT MANAGEMENT/COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER SERVICES FOR PROJECTS RELATED TO THE FORWARD FERNANDINA (F2) STRATEGIC PLAN; AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO NEGOTIATE THE CONTRACT; AUTHORIZING EXECUTION AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Accepts the Evaluation Committee’s ranking recommendations as follows: 1) URS Corporation; 2) Hill International, Inc.; 3) McCranie & Associates; and 4) Passero Associates.

7.2 ADOPTING AMENDED COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) HOUSING ASSISTANCE PLAN (HAP) – RESOLUTION 2012-47 ADOPTING AN AMENDED COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) HOUSING ASSISTANCE PLAN (HAP); AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Adopts an amended Housing Assistance Plan for the Small Cities Community Development Block Grant Housing Program.

7.3 PLEDGING FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE – NASSAU HUMANE SOCIETY – RESOLUTION 2012-48 PLEDGING FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO NASSAU HUMANE SOCIETY, INC. FOR PLANNING AND CONSTRUCTION OF A NEW ANIMAL RESCUE AND ADOPTION CENTER; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Pledging financial assistance of $500,000 to the Nassau Humane Society, Inc. for planning and construction of a new Animal Rescue and Adoption Center.

7.4 APPROVING EXECUTION OF QUIT CLAIM DEEDS – STURGES AND STURGES – RESOLUTION 2012-49 AUTHORIZING THE EXCHANGE OF QUIT CLAIM DEEDS WITH STURGES & STURGES, INC., TO CLARIFY THE BOUNDARY OF THE CITY’S PROPERTY AND ADJOINING PROPERTY; PROVIDING FOR EXECUTION; PROVIDING FOR ACCEPTANCE OF DEED; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Approves the exchange of Quit Claim Deeds with Sturges & Sturges, Inc.

8. ORDINANCES – FIRST READING
8.1 CODE AMENDMENT – BUILDING AND BUILDING REGULATIONS – ORDINANCE 2012-02 AMENDING CHAPTER 22, ARTICLE II, SECTION 22-26, ADOPTION OF CODES BY REFERENCE; REPEALING SECTION 22-29, AMENDMENTS TO BUILDING CODE; ENACTING A NEW SECTION 22-29 AMENDMENTS TO THE BUILDING CODE; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Approves a Code Amendment, Chapter 22, Building and Building Regulations – Implementing the current Florida Building Code Standards and adopting local revisions to Chapter 1 of the 2010 Florida Building Code, Administration.

9. DISCUSSION – DIRECTION – ACTION ITEMS
9.1 AMELIA ARTS ACADEMY – The Amelia Arts Academy has vacated their tenant space at the Peck Center and are seeking waiver of their past due balance that they have accumulated.

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

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