First City Commission Meeting of 2012

Here is the Agenda for the first meeting of the Fernandina Beach City Commissioners for 2012.

First City Commission Meeting of 2012Here is the Agenda for the first meeting of the Fernandina Beach City Commissioners for 2012. The meeting will be held on January 3, 2012, at 6:00 PM, in City Hall on Ash Street, Amelia Island, Florida.

1. CALL TO ORDER
2. ROLL CALL
3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE and Invocation by Rev. Brett Opalinski of Memorial United Methodist Church.
4. PROCLAMATIONS/PRESENTATION
4.1 PROCLAMATION – RECOGNITION OF PLANNING ADVISORY BOARD MEMBERS AND PLANNING STAFF – Proclamation recognizing members of the Planning Advisory Board and Planning Staff members for their contributions in the City’s Comprehensive Plan Update being selected as the recipient of the 2011 Regional Leadership Award for Excellence in Planning and Growth Management.

5. CONSENT AGENDA
5.1 FACILITIES USE AGREEMENT – CANADIAN FORCES – RESOLUTION 2012-01 APPROVING A FACILITY USE AGREEMENT WITH THE 42 RADAR SQUADRON TO CONDUCT RADAR FIELD TRAINING AT THE FERNANDINA MUNICIPAL AIRPORT; AUTHORIZING EXECUTION; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Approves the use of Airport Property on February 3-27, 2012, by the 42 Radar Squadron.

5.2 FACILITIES USE AGREEMENT – DRIVING DYNAMICS – RESOLUTION 2012-02 APPROVING A FACILITY USE AGREEMENT WITH DRIVING DYNAMICS, INC., TO USE AIRPORT PROPERTY TO CONDUCT CORPORATE DRIVER TRAINING; AUTHORIZING EXECUTION; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Approves the use of Airport Property on February 9-10, 2012, by Driving Dynamics.

5.3 SUPPLEMENTAL JOINT PROJECT AGREEMENT – FDOT – RESOLUTION 2012-03 APPROVING A SUPPLEMENTAL JOINT PROJECT AGREEMENT (FINANCIAL PROJECT #42992819412) BETWEEN THE CITY AND FDOT FOR ADDITIONAL WORK INCLUDING ELECTRICAL UPGRADES TO RUNWAYS 8/26 AND 4/22 SHOULDER REHABILITATION AT FERNANDINA BEACH MUNICIPAL AIRPORT, AUTHORIZING EXECUTION; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Authorizes a Supplemental Joint Project Agreement with FDOT for Runway 8/26 and Runway 4/22 Shoulder Rehabilitations and Electrical Upgrades at the Airport.

5.4 AUTHORIZING MAYOR TO SIGN DOCUMENTS FOR SALE OF AIRPORT PROPERTY TO FPU – RESOLUTION 2012-04 AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO EXECUTE A WARRANTY DEED AND CLOSING DOCUMENTS FOR THE SALE OF PROPERTY LOCATED AT THE AIRPORT TO FLORIDA PUBLIC UTILITIES COMPANY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Approves the Assignment of the Purchase and Sale Agreement to FPU and authorizes the Mayor to execute the Warranty Deed, Owner-Seller Affidavit, and other closing documents.

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 AGREEMENT APPROVAL – FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION – RESOLUTION 2012-05 APPROVING THE TEMPORARY USE AGREEMENT FROM THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION FOR THE USE OF THE SUBMERGED LANDS AT THE FERNANDINA HARBOR MARINA WHILE THE BUTLER ACT CLAIMS ARE FINALIZED; AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF DOCUMENTS; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Approves a Temporary Use Agreement with FDEP for City use of Submerged Lands at the Marina until Butler Act Claims are finalized.

7.2 PURCHASE APPROVAL – FLEET – RESOLUTION 2012-06 APPROVING THE PURCHASE OF ONE (1) CATERPILLAR 303.5cDR EXCAVATOR FOR THE CITY FLEET; AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF DOCUMENTS; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Approves the purchase of one (1) Caterpillar Excavator in the amount of $39,974 under Florida Sheriff’s Contract Vehicle Bid Award #111-19-0907.

8. ORDINANCES – SECOND READING
8.1 APPROVING A NATURAL GAS FRANCHISE AGREEMENT WITH FLORIDA PUBLIC UTILITIES – ORDINANCE 2011-26 GRANTING TO FLORIDA PUBLIC UTILITIES COMPANY, ITS SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS, A NON-EXCLUSIVE FRANCHISE FOR A PERIOD OF 30 YEARS TO CONSTRUCT, OPERATE, MAINTAIN, OWN AND TRANSPORT IN THE CITY OF FERNANDINA BEACH, FLORIDA, WORKS FOR THE MANUFACTURE, TRANSMISSION, DISTRIBUTION, TRANSPORTATION, AND SALE OF GAS, INCLUDING NATURAL, MANUFACTURED OR MIXED GAS; PROVIDING FOR SERVICE STANDARDS; RESERVING THE RIGHT TO PURCHASE UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS; PROVIDING A RIGHT OF FIRST REFUSAL TO PURCHASE ASSETS TO THE CITY; PROVIDING FOR PERFORMANCE AND RATE STANDARDS; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS IN CONFLICT HEREWITH; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Approves a Natural Gas Franchise Agreement with Florida Public Utilities for thirty (30) years.

8.2 INCREASING ELECTRIC FRANCHISE FEES – ORDINANCE 2011-27 AMENDING ORDINANCE 2006-48, ORDINANCE 2003-5, ORDINANCE 96-9 AND SECTION 9 OF ORDINANCE 96-4 TO RAISE THE ELECTRIC FRANCHISE FEE TO BE PAID TO THE CITY FROM 4.5 PERCENT TO 5.05 PERCENT; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Amending Ordinance 2006-48 by increasing Electric Franchise Fees from 4.5% to 5.05%.

8.3 CHANGE IN LAND USE – CITY OF FERNANDINA BEACH – ORDINANCE 2011-28 AMENDING THE FUTURE LAND USE MAP FROM RECREATION (REC) TO INDUSTRIAL (IND), FOR A PORTION OF ONE PARCEL TOTALING 0.95 ACRES OF LAND IDENTIFIED AS PARCEL ID NUMBER 06-2N-28-0000-0001-007L; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Approves the change in land use from Recreation (REC) to Industrial (IND).

8.4 CHANGE IN ZONING – CITY OF FERNANDINA BEACH – ORDINANCE 2011-29 CHANGING THE ZONING MAP FROM RECREATION (REC) TO INDUSTRIAL (I-1), FOR A PORTION OF ONE PARCEL TOTALING 0.95 ACRES OF LAND IDENTIFIED AS PARCEL ID NUMBER 06-2N-28-0000-0001-007L; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Approves the change in zoning from Recreation (REC) to Industrial (IND).

8.5 LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE AMENDMENT – ORDINANCE 2011-30 AMENDING THE LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE, CHAPTER 10, SECTION 10.02.03 PROCEDURES for variances and Section 10.03.02 Procedure; AND CHAPTER 11, Section 11.01.03 Requirements for All Applications, Section 11.02.00 Notice Requirements, Section 11.03.03 procedures for action by the planning advisory board, section 11.03.09 specific procedures for issuance of a certificate of appropriateness by the hdc; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Amends the Land Development Code pertaining to Application Procedures and Notice Requirements.

9. BOARD APPOINTMENTS
9.1 ARTS AND CULTURE NASSAU – 1 Appointment.
9.2 GOLF COURSE ADVISORY BOARD – 2 Appointments.
9.3 PARKS & RECREATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE – 5 Appointments.

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

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