The regular meeting of the Fernandina Beach City Commissioners will meet at 6:00 p.m., City Hall, on October 15, 2019.

Here is the agenda:
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. ROLL CALL
3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE and INVOCATION

4. PROCLAMATION / PRESENTATIONS

    1. PROCLAMATION – UTILITIES DEPARTMENT WASTEWATER DIVISION – Recognizes the Utilities Department Wastewater Division for their outstanding dedication and exemplary work in successfully managing the recent domestic wastewater lift station crisis. Members of the Utilities Department Wastewater Division will be in attendance to accept the Proclamation.
    2. PRESENTATION – DONATION TO NORTH FLORIDA LAND TRUST – Teresa Prince of Tomassetti and Prince representing the Susan Laird Trust will present a check in the amount of $50,000 to Marc Hudson and Megan Mangiaracino of the North Florida Land Trust to assist with the City’s purchase of conservation property.
    3. PRESENTATION – SIMMONS ROAD PARK – Parks and Recreation Director Nan Voit will provide an update regarding Simmons Road Park.
    Overall Geometry Plan
    Engineering Plans
    Drainage Plan
    Structures

4. BUDGET SUMMARY – Comptroller Pauline Testagrose will answer any questions regarding the PRELIMINARY budget summary for September 2019.

    Monthly Budget Report
    September Preliminary Monthly Report
    October Accounts Receivable
    Monthly Munis Report – September

5. PUBLIC COMMENT REGARDING ITEMS NOT ON THE AGENDA OR ITEMS ON THE CONSENT AGENDA
6. CONSENT AGENDA

    1. APPROVAL OF MINUTES – City Commission Special Meeting – September 17, 2019; City Commission Regular Meeting – September 17, 2019; and City Commission Special Meeting – September 24, 2019.
    -2019 9-17 CC SM Minutes Draft
    -2019 09-17 CC RM Minutes Draft
    -2019 09-24 CC SM Minutes Draft
    2. BUDGET AMENDMENTS – FINANCE DEPARTMENT – RESOLUTION 2019-174 APPROVING AMENDMENTS TO THE BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2018/2019; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Approves the transfer of funds totaling $34,968 to various accounts in the FY 2018/2019 Finance Department budget related to unbudgeted salary, retirement, health insurance and operating costs.
    3. BUDGET AMENDMENT – PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT – RESOLUTION 2019-175 APPROVING AN AMENDMENT TO THE BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2018/2019; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Approves the transfer of $8,650 from the Peck Part-Time account to the MLK Seasonal/Temporary account for Fiscal Year 2018/2019 for personnel costs.
    4. BUDGET AMENDMENTS – POLICE DEPARTMENT – RESOLUTION 2019-176 APPROVING AMENDMENTS TO THE BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2018/2019; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Approves the transfer of funds totaling $53,802 to various accounts in the FY 2018/2019 Police Department budget related to overtime, life insurance, vehicle repair/maintenance, and gas/oil.
    5. BUDGET AMENDMENT – UTILITY BILLING DEPARTMENT – RESOLUTION 2019-177 APPROVING AN AMENDMENT TO THE BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2018/2019; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Approves the transfer of $11,372 in the FY 2018/2019 Utility Billing Department budget for unanticipated machinery and equipment costs.
    6. BUDGET AMENDMENT – STREETS DEPARTMENT – RESOLUTION 2019-178 APPROVING AN AMENDMENT TO THE BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2018/2019; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Approves the transfer of $12,217 in the FY 2018/2019 Streets Department budget for higher than anticipated overtime costs.
    7. BUDGET AMENDMENT – FACILITIES MAINTENANCE DEPARTMENT – RESOLUTION 2019-179 APPROVING AN AMENDMENT TO THE BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2018/2019; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Approves the transfer of $7,413 from the Facilities Part-Time account to the Facilities Salaries account for FY 2018/2019 for higher than anticipated salary costs.
    8. BUDGET AMENDMENT – FLEET MAINTENANCE DEPARTMENT – RESOLUTION 2019-180 APPROVING AN AMENDMENT TO THE BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2018/2019; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Approves the transfer of $11,244 in the FY 2018/2019 Fleet Maintenance Department budget for higher than anticipated personnel costs.

7. RESOLUTIONS

    1. BUDGET AMENDMENT – AIRPORT – RESOLUTION 2019-181 APPROVING AN AMENDMENT TO THE BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2019/2020; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Approves the transfer of $105,335 from the Airport Reserve account to the Airport Improvements account in FY 2019/2020.
    2. VOLUNTARY ANNEXATION AGREEMENT – 835 ROBIN HOOD DRIVE – RESOLUTION 2019-182 APPROVING THE EXTENSION OF WASTEWATER SERVICES OUTSIDE THE CORPORATE LIMITS; ACCEPTING THE VOLUNTARY ANNEXATION PETITION FOR ONE PARCEL CONTAINING APPROXIMATELY 0.27 ACRES OF LAND LOCATED AT 835 ROBIN HOOD DRIVE; AUTHORIZING EXECUTION; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Authorizes the extension of wastewater services to the property located on 835 Robin Hood Drive (Parcel ID: 00-00-30-0640-0036-0000). Also approves the Voluntary Annexation Petition.
    3. SOLE SOURCE VENDOR APPROVAL – CROM, LLC – RESOLUTION 2019-183 APPROVING CROM, LLC AS A SOLE SOURCE VENDOR IN FISCAL YEAR 2019/2020; AUTHORIZING EXECUTION; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Approves Crom, LLC as the sole source vendor for the construction of a 500,000 gallon ground water storage tank at City’s Water Plant #3 in the amount of $758,119.
    4. CODE ENFORCEMENT FINE REDUCTION AND RELEASE OF LIEN – HAZEL RICHO – RESOLUTION 2019-184 APPROVING A SETTLEMENT OF CODE ENFORCEMENT FINES AND FEES FOR HAZEL RICHO Synopsis: Authorizes full releases/satisfactions of liens be executed based upon the Code Enforcement and Appeals Board order that fines and fees be reduced for violations now in compliance at 330 South 12th Street under the name of Hazel Richo.
    5. LAND PURCHASE – O’STEEN COMPANY, LLP & RICHARD AND PAMELA SIMMONS – RESOLUTION 2019-185 AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF A CONTRACT BY AND BETWEEN THE CITY OF FERNANDINA BEACH, FLORIDA AND O’STEEN COMPANY, LLP & RICHARD AND PAMELA SIMMONS FOR THE PURCHASE OF VACANT LAND LOCATED AT FRONT ST. N. TO ACQUIRE THE LAND FOR THE NECESSARY DEVELOPMENT OF A PUBLIC PARK, PLAYGROUND, OR RECREATIONAL FACILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Authorizes the execution of a Purchase and Sale Agreement for the purchase of the property on Front St. N. in an amount not to exceed $850,000 to construct recreational park facilities on the property.
    6. LICENSE AGREEMENT – UNITED STATES OF AMERICA / DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY – RESOLUTION 2019-186 APPROVING A LICENSE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF FERNANDINA BEACH AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA; AUTHORIZING EXECUTION; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Approves a license agreement with the United States of America for the Department of the Navy to place environmental monitors at various points in the City’s rights of way.
    7. SOLE SOURCE VENDOR APPROVAL – STRATEGIC GOVERNMENT RESOURCES, INC. (SGR) – RESOLUTION 2019-187 APPROVING STRATEGIC GOVERNMENT RESOURCES, INC. (SGR) AS THE SOLE SOURCE VENDOR FOR RECRUITMENT SERVICES IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $21,250; AUTHORIZING EXECUTION; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Approves Strategic Government Resources, Inc. as a sole source vendor and accepts the proposal for recruitment of a Deputy City Manager/Engineer and Human Resources Director in an amount not to exceed $21,250.
    8. LEASE AGREEMENT ASSIGNMENT – AMELIA RIVER HOLDINGS, LLC – RESOLUTION 2019-188 CONSENTING TO THE ASSIGNMENT OF THE LEASE AGREEMENT FOR PROPERTY OWNED BY THE FERNANDINA BEACH MUNICIPAL AIRPORT KNOWN AS AMELIA RIVER GOLF COURSE FROM AMELIA RIVER GOLF, LLC, TO AMELIA RIVER HOLDINGS, LLC; AUTHORIZING EXECUTION; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Consents to the Assignment and Assumption of Lease for the Amelia River Golf Club from Amelia River Golf, LLC, Amelia River Holdings, LLC.
    9. SIMMONS ROAD PARK PLAN – RESOLUTION 2019-189 APPROVING THE SIMMONS ROAD PARK PLAN; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Approves the Simmons Road Park Plan, conditioned upon review and approval by the City’s Technical Review Committee, and confirms the budgeted appropriation.

8. ORDINANCES – SECOND READING

    1. CHARTER AMENDMENT – CONSERVATION REFERENDUM – AMENDED ORDINANCE 2019-15 SUBMITTING TO THE CITY ELECTORS PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE CHARTER WHICH AMEND SECTION 10A TO ADD PROVISIONS TO THE CITY CHARTER REQUIRING REFERENDUM ELECTION FOR SALE OR LEASE OF CITY-OWNED CONSERVATION LAND; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Amends Section 10A of the City Charter to add a provision that requires a referendum for sale or lease of City-owned conservation land.
    2. CODE AMENDMENT – CODE ENFORCEMENT AND APPEALS BOARD LIENS – ORDINANCE 2019-23 REGARDING AUTHORITY TO SATISFY CODE ENFORCEMENT AND OTHER LIENS AND GENERALLY CODE ENFORCEMENT BOARD; REPEALING SECTION 1-13, MUNICIPAL LIEN PRIORITY, DUE TO COURT RULING PROVIDING THAT MUNICIPAL LIENS ARE NOT SUPERPRIORITY LIENS; CREATING SECTION 1-14 APPLICATION FOR SATISFACTION OF LIENS, REDUCTION OF FINES AND SETTLEMENT OF LIENS; AMENDING SECTION 2-386 REMOVAL OF MEMBERS; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Amends various sections of the City Code pertaining to a process for the application for satisfaction of liens.

9. CITY COMMISSION DISCUSSION

    1. LAND CONSERVATION – This item is placed on the agenda at the request of Commissioner Lednovich.
    2. WATERFRONT PARK DEVELOPMENT – This item is placed on the agenda at the request of Commissioner Lednovich.
    3. VIDEO TELECONFERENCE SOFTWARE – This item is placed on the agenda at the request of Commissioner Lednovich.
    4. OPTIONS FOR DEVELOPMENT MORATORIA
    5. OCEAN HIGHWAY AND PORT AUTHORITY (OHPA) PAYMENT IN LIEU OF TAXES (PILOT) PAYMENT

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