Fernandina Commissioner Meeting Scheduled for April 21, 2015

The Fernandina Beach City Commission will hold a regular meeting on April 21, 2015.

Fernandina Commissioner Meeting Scheduled for April 21, 2015The Fernandina Beach City Commission will hold a regular meeting on April 21, 2015. The meeting is at 6:00 P.M. at City Hall, 204 Ash Street, on Amelia Island.

Here is the agenda:

1. CALL TO ORDER
2. ROLL CALL
3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE and Invocation by Fernandina Beach Police Department Chaplain Don McFadyen.

4. PROCLAMATION/PRESENTATIONS
4.1. PROCLAMATION – 52ND ANNUAL ISLE OF EIGHT FLAGS SHRIMP FESTIVAL
Proclaiming May 1, 2, & 3, 2015 as “The 52nd Annual Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival.” Ms. Dawn Lunt, Treasurer and Merchandise Director of the Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival Committee, will be present to accept the Proclamation.

4.2. PRESENTATION – AMELIA ISLAND TRANSPORTATION AND TROLLEYS, LLC
Mr. Ernie Saltmarsh of Amelia Island Transportation and Trolleys, LLC will provide a presentation regarding a trolley loop pilot program beginning Memorial Day weekend and ending Labor Day weekend.

4.3. PRESENTATION – PERFORMANCE ARTS STAGE AT MAIN BEACH
Mr. Drew Scott and Mr. Dan McCranie will provide a presentation regarding their proposal for a multi-purpose performing arts tent and stage to be built and installed in the northeast corner of the Main Beach Park. This item is placed on the agenda at the request of Mayor Boner.

4.4. PRESENTATION – NASSAU COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT BOARD (NCEDB)
Ms. Laura DiBella will provide a presentation regarding the Nassau County Economic Development Board’s focus and marketing strategy for the County, which will include the target industries for the City.

4.5. PRESENTATION – COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AREA (CRA) UPDATE
CRA Advisory Board Chair Mike Zaffaroni will provide a Monthly Progress Update.

4.6. BUDGET SUMMARY
Controller Patti Clifford will answer any questions regarding the budget summary for March 2015.

5. CONSENT AGENDA
5.1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES
Workshop Meeting – February 4, 2015; Special Meeting – March 3, 2015; Workshop Meeting – March 3, 2015; Regular Meeting – March 3, 2015; Workshop Meeting – March 16, 2015; Regular Meeting – March 17, 2015; and Joint Special Meeting – March 17, 2015.

6. PUBLIC COMMENT REGARDING ITEMS NOT ON THE AGENDA

7. RESOLUTIONS
7.1. SOLE SOURCE PURCHASE APPROVAL – TEN 8 FIRE EQUIPMENT INC.
RESOLUTION 2015-71 APPROVING THE SOLE SOURCE PURCHASE OF MSA-NFPA APPROVED 6000 SERIES CAMERAS FOR THE FERNANDINA BEACH FIRE DEPARTMENT; AUTHORIZING EXECUTION; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Approves the purchase of two (2) Thermal Imaging Cameras in the amount of $26,999.10 from Ten-8 Fire Equipment, a sole source supplier.

7.2. FINAL PLAT APPROVAL – COASTAL OAKS
RESOLUTION 2015-72 APPROVING FINAL PLAT, PAB CASE 2015-04 TITLED “COASTAL OAKS”; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Approves final plat, PAB case 2015-04 titled Coastal Oaks.

7.3. BUDGET AMENDMENT / AGREEMENT APPROVAL – GABRIEL, ROEDER, SMITH & COMPANY
RESOLUTION 2015-73 APPROVING THE AGREEMENT WITH GABRIEL, ROEDER, SMITH & COMPANY FOR ACTUARIAL CONSULTING SERVICES FOR FURTHER EVALUATION OF PENSION PLANS; APPROVING A BUDGET AMENDMENT; AUTHORIZING EXECUTION; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Authorize the execution of the professional services agreement, for Actuarial Consulting Services with Gabriel, Roeder, Smith & Company (“GRS”). Also approves an amendment to the budget transferring $10,000 from the General Fund Contingency account to the City Manager’s Professional Services account.

7.4. OATH OF OFFICE REQUIREMENTS
RESOLUTION 2015-74 ADOPTING A POLICY ALLOWING CERTAIN ADVISORY BOARDS TO INCLUDE MEMBERS THAT ARE NOT U.S. CITIZENS; ADOPTING AN OATH OF OFFICE FOR ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS THAT DOES NOT REQUIRE MEMBERS TO BE U.S. CITIZENS; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Adoption of a policy allowing certain advisory boards to include members that are not U.S. citizens; adopting an oath of office for advisory board members that does not require members to be U.S. citizens.

8. ORDINANCE – FIRST READING
8.1. CODE AMENDMENT – STREET PERFORMERS
ORDINANCE 2015-06 AMENDING SECTION 70-170 BY REMOVING POCKET PARKS FROM PERMITTED PUBLIC AREAS; AMENDING SECTION 70-171 BY ADDING ENSEMBLE TO THE DEFINITION OF STREET PERFORMERS; AMENDING SECTION 70-172 BY DELETING THE LIMITED PERMIT APPLICATION PERIOD; AMENDING SECTION 70-177 BY PROVIDING THAT THE ANNUAL PERMIT FEE APPLIES TO INDIVIDUALS AND ENSEMBLES; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Synopsis: Amends various portions of Section 70 of the City Code pertaining to Street Performers.

9. BOARD APPOINTMENT
9.1. PLANNING ADVISORY BOARD – 1 APPOINTMENT.

10. DISCUSSION – DIRECTION – ACTION ITEM
10.1. YOUTH ADVISORY BOARD
This item is placed on the agenda at the request of Mayor Boner.

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

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