There are lots of proclamations and presentations on the agenda for the next City Commissioner Meeting of Fernandina Beach.
The following is the amended agenda for the May 17, 2016, regularly scheduled meeting of the Fernandina Beach City Commissioners. The meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m. at City Hall on Ash Street, Amelia Island, Florida.
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. ROLL CALL
3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE and Invocation by American Legion Chaplain Bruce Malcolm.
4. PROCLAMATIONS / PRESENTATION
4.1. PROCLAMATION – NATIONAL CORRECT POSTURE – Recognizes May 2016, as “National Correct Posture Month.” Dr. Mark A. Brown, Chiropractor will be present to accept the Proclamation.
4.2. PROCLAMATION – NASSAU COMMUNITY BAND – Recognizes the “Nassau Community Band” for their outstanding community service in providing free, family-friendly concerts to music lovers of all ages in Fernandina Beach. Nassau Community Band President Mr. Charles F. Belinski will be present to accept the Proclamation.
4.3. PROCLAMATION – MEMORIAL DAY – Recognizes May 30, 2016 as Memorial Day. Mr. John Scherer, President of the Vietnam Veterans Association, Chapter 1088, Nassau Community will be present to accept the Proclamation.
4.4. PRESENTATION – NORTH FLORIDA TRANSPORTATION PLANNING ORGANIZATION (TPO) – Ms. Wanda Forrest, Transportation Planning Manager of the North Florida TPO, will provide a brief update and answer questions regarding projects planned and programmed for the area.
4.5. PRESENTATION – COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AREA (CRA) UPDATE – CRA Advisory Board Chair Arlene Filkoff will provide a Monthly Progress Update.
4.6. PRESENTATION – FERNANDINA BEACH MAIN STREET PROGRAM – Mr. Jeff Kurtz of Fernandina Beach Main Street will provide a synopsis of projects occurring within each of the four Main Street Councils (Promotions, Economic Restructuring, Organization, and Promotion).
4.7. PRESENTATION – HISTORIC PRESERVATION AWARDS PROGRAM – Museum Director Phyllis Davis and Fernandina Beach Main Street Executive Director Jeff Kurtz will be present to announce the historic preservation award winners and present awards.
4.8. BUDGET SUMMARY – Controller Patti Clifford will answer any questions regarding the budget summary for April 2016.
5. PUBLIC COMMENT REGARDING ITEMS NOT ON THE AGENDA OR ITEMS ON THE CONSENT AGENDA
6. CONSENT AGENDA
6.1. FIRST AMENDMENT TO MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING (MOU) – AMELIA ISLAND CONVENTION & VISITORS BUREAU AND THE AMELIA ISLAND FERNANDINA RESTORATION FOUNDATION – RESOLUTION 2016-60 APPROVING THE FIRST AMENDMENT TO MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING (MOU) WITH AMELIA ISLAND CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU AND THE AMELIA ISLAND FERNANDINA RESTORATION FOUNDATION FOR THE CITY TO CONTRIBUTE AN ADDITIONAL $5,000 TOWARD THE CONSTRUCTION OF A PLATFORM AT THE TRAIN DEPOT IN FISCAL YEAR 2015/2016; AUTHORIZING EXECUTION; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Approves the First Amendment to the Memorandum of Understanding with the TDC and Restoration Foundation with a total City financial contribution increasing to $30,000 in FY 2015/2016.
6.2. PURCHASE APPROVAL – DELL – RESOLUTION 2016-61 APPROVING THE PURCHASE OF ONE (1) DELL STORAGE DEVICE FOR $44,468 FOR THE IT DEPARTMENT; AUTHORIZING EXECUTION; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Approves the purchase of one (1) Dell EqualLogic storage unit for $44,468 from Dell.
6.3. UPDATED DUE TO SCRIVENER’S ERROR – QUALIFYING DATES FOR THE 2016 CITY GENERAL ELECTION – RESOLUTION 2016-42 APPROVING AND SETTING THE QUALIFYING DATES FOR THE NOVEMBER 8, 2016 CITY GENERAL ELECTION; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Sets the Qualifying Dates for the November 8, 2016 City General Election to begin on August 1, 2016 and end on August 5, 2016.
7.1. AWARD OF BID #16-02 – DUNMAR GROUP, INC. – RESOLUTION 2016-62 AWARDING BID #16-02 TO DUNMAR GROUP, INC. FOR THE INSTALLATION OF THE PIER AND KAYAK LAUNCH AT EGANS CREEK PARK; AUTHORIZING EXECUTION; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Awards Bid # 16-02 to Dunmar Group, Inc. in an amount not to exceed $149,114.12 for the installation of a pier and kayak launch at Egans Creek Park.
7.2. BUDGET AMENDMENT – POLICE DEPARTMENT – RESOLUTION 2016-63 APPROVING AN AMENDMENT TO THE BUDGET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2015/2016; APPROVING THE PURCHASE OF EQUIPMENT, SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE FOR BODY CAMERAS; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Approves the transfer of funds in the amount of $73,000 and authorizes the purchase of eight body cameras and related hardware and software using Police impact fees in an amount not to exceed $73,000.
7.3. AMELIA ISLAND BEACH RENOURISHMENT MUNICIPAL SERVICE TAXING UNIT (MSTU) RECOMMENDED MILLAGE TO BE SET BY COUNTY – RESOLUTION 2016-64 RECOMMENDING A 2016 LEVY RELATED TO THE AMELIA ISLAND BEACH RENOURISHMENT MUNICIPAL SERVICE TAXING UNIT AS ADOPTED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF NASSAU COUNTY, FLORIDA; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Recommends that the Board of Commissioners of Nassau County levy a millage of 0.1265 mills on the Nassau County 2016 ad valorem tax roll for the purpose of generating approximately $327,000 to support the Amelia Island Beach Renourishment MSTU.
8. ORDINANCE – FIRST READING
8.1. LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE AMENDMENT – CONSERVATION & COASTAL MANAGEMENT ELEMENT – ORDINANCE 2016-09 AMENDING THE LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE CHAPTER 1 SECTION 1.00.07 ACRONYMS AND DEFINITIONS, CHAPTER 2 SECTION 2.03.02 TABLE OF LAND USES, CHAPTER 3 ALL SECTIONS, CHAPTER 6 SECTION 6.02.19, CHAPTER 7, SECTION 7.03.00, CHAPTER 11, SECTION 11.01.04, PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Amends the Land Development Code specific to the Conservation and Coastal Management Element.
8.2. CORPORATE CITY SEAL AMENDMENT – ORDINANCE 2016-10 AMENDING ORDINANCE 2011-06 BY OFFICIALLY AMENDING THE CORPORATE CITY SEAL; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Approves the replacement of the Spanish Castile-Leon flag on the Corporate City Seal with the historically correct Burgundy Saltire flag.
9. BOARD APPOINTMENTS
9.1. HISTORIC DISTRICT COUNCIL – 2 appointments.
9.2. BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT – 1 appointment.
9.3. PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE – 1 appointment.
10. CITY MANAGER REPORTS
11. CITY ATTORNEY REPORTS
12. CITY CLERK REPORTS
13. MAYOR/COMMISSIONER COMMENTS