AGENDA (Supporting Docs)

CITY COMMISSION MEETING

COMMISSION CHAMBERS, CITY HALL

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2008 5:30 PM

 

 

 

1.      CALL TO ORDER

 

INVOCATION BY PASTOR DON SISK, UNITED FAITH ASSEMBLY OF GOD  

 

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

 

2.      PROCLAMATIONS:

 

A.    Proclaim Saturday, September 27, 2008 as Arthur "Buddy" Bourlay Day (Supporting Docs)

 

3.      PRESENTATIONS: 

 

A.    Recognition of years of service:  Stan Carter, IT Director, for twenty years in the Information Technology Department; Brian Cash, Senior Detective, for fifteen years in the Police Department; and David Robison, Senior Detective, for ten years in the Police Department

 

4.      CONSENT AGENDA:

Routine items are placed on the Consent Agenda to expedite the meeting.  If the Commission/Staff wish to discuss any item,, the procedure is as follows:  (1) pull the item(s) from the Consent Agenda; (2) vote on remaining items with one roll call vote, (3) discuss each pulled item and vote by roll call

 

A.    CITY COMMISSION MEETING MINUTES: (Supporting Docs)

 

1.      Regular meeting held September 8, 2008

 

B.     PURCHASING ITEMS:

 

1.      Purchase requisitions 40083 & 40084 to QEI, Inc. and Alligator Communications, Inc. for the purchase of radio controllable capacitor controllers and radio equipment for 15 capacitor banks. (Agenda Memos, Supporting Docs)

 

C.    RESOLUTIONS:

 

1.      A resolution of the City Commission of the City of Leesburg, Florida applying for and accepting grant funding, if approved from WorkForce Central Florida Inc. for fifty percent of the tuition expense for five electrical workers enrolled in the Apprentice Lineman Program at Lake Sumter Community College and sixty-three firefighters for the Mid-Rise Apartment Fire program at Lake Technical; and providing an effective date.       (Agenda Memos, Supporting Docs)

 

2.      A resolution of the City Commission of the City of Leesburg, Florida authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute an agreement with RADIUS Advertising for lease space at the Business Incubator; and providing an effective date. (Agenda Memos, Supporting Docs)

 

3.      A resolution of the City Commission of the City of Leesburg, Florida to execute agreement #AP822 with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT)for participation in the State Highway Lighting, Maintenance, and Compensation Program; and providing an effective date. (Agenda Memos, Supporting Docs)

 

4.      A resolution of the City Commission of the City of Leesburg, Florida authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a first amendment to an original agreement with Lewis Tree Service for tree trimming and removal as needed; and providing an effective date. (Agenda Memos, Supporting Docs)

 

5.      A resolution of the City Commission of the City of Leesburg, Florida authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute an agreement with Waukesha Electric, Inc. for transformer dehydration processing at 3 electric substations; and providing an effective date. (Agenda Memos, Supporting Docs)

 

6.      A resolution of the City Commission of the City of Leesburg, Florida awarding a Request for Proposal Solicitation to Standard Insurance Company and authorizing the City Manager to execute all necessary documents to finalize the implementation of the new group life and accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) insurance plan for employees, spouses and retirees; and providing an effective date. (Agenda Memos, Supporting Docs)

 

7.      A resolution of the City Commission of the City of Leesburg, Florida authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute Amendment No. two to the current gas transportation agreement with Cutrale Citrus Juices, USA, Inc. to provide natural gas transportation services; and provide an effective date. (Agenda Memos, Supporting Docs)

 

8.      A resolution of the City Commission of the City of Leesburg, Florida, authorizing payment of $225,000 to the 175 Fire Pension Plan; and providing an effective date. (Agenda Memos, Supporting Docs)

 

9.      A resolution of the City Commission of the City of Leesburg, Florida, authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute the Sixth Amendment of the Depository Trust Agreement necessary to conform the city's depository account, maintained for the benefit of Florida  Gas Utility, to the latest requirements for the amount of the deposit to be held in escrow; and providing an effective date. (Agenda Memos, Supporting Docs)

 

10.  A resolution of the City Commission of the City of Leesburg, Florida, resetting tentatively the public hearing date of March 23, 2009 to February 23, 2009, for adoption of the Secret Promise DRI Development Order; and providing an effective date. (Agenda Memos, Supporting Docs)

 

11.  A resolution of the City Commission of the City of Leesburg, Florida, authorizing the deferral of Water and Wastewater impact fees for a restaurant project by Legacy Commercial; and providing an effective date. (Agenda Memos)

 

12.  A resolution of the City of Leesburg authorizing the implementation of the long term and short term objectives of the City of Leesburg Community Development Plan; and providing an effective date. (Agenda Memos)

 

13.  A resolution of the City Commission of the City of Leesburg, Florida, limiting participation in the health insurance plan after retirement, amending resolutions 4152, 4846, 7537 and 8213; and providing and effective date. (Agenda Memos)

 

D.    OTHER ITEMS: None

 

5.      PUBLIC HEARINGS:

 

COMPREHENSIVE PLAN INFORMATION SIGN-UP SHEET (YELLOW) AVAILABLE

 

A.    Public Hearing on the proposed millage and proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2008-09 (Agenda Memos)

 

1.      Announce the name of the taxing authority, the rolled back rate, and the millage rate to be levied

 

2.      Discuss the proposed aggregate millage rate.

 

3.      Request comments from the public regarding the millage rate and the budget

 

4.      Resolution finally adopting the millage rate of 4.3179 per $1,000 taxable value for Fiscal Year 2008-09 (Agenda Memos)

 

5.      Second reading of an ordinance adopting the Fiscal Year 2008-09 budget (Agenda Memos)

 

6.      Announce the adopted millage rate

 

B.     Fair Housing Workshop Public Hearing (Agenda Memos)

 

C.    Community Development Block Grant

 

1.      Second Public Hearing for projects for the CDBG (Agenda Memos)

 

2.      Resolution authorizing submission of an application for the Small Cities Community Development Block Grant (Agenda Memos, Supporting Docs)

 

D.    Second reading of an ordinance amending Section 21-51 of the Code of Ordinances pertaining to parking violation fines (Agenda Memos)

 

E.     Second reading of an ordinance annexing approximately 0.88 acres west of County Road 48, south of the Florida Turnpike, and north of Austin Merritt Road in Section 32-20-24; placing the property in City Commission District 3 (First Berkshire Business Trust, Secret Promise) (Agenda Memos, Supporting Docs)

 

F.     Second reading of an ordinance correcting a scrivener’s error in the adoption of Exhibit A of Ordinance 07-109 for PUD Rezoning of Woodrell property (Agenda Memos, Supporting Docs)

 

G.    Second reading of an ordinance amending Section 22-151 of the Code of Ordinances pertaining to wells by adding a provision to allow cemetery operations exceeding 35 acres to install wells for irrigation (Agenda Memos)

 

6.      INFORMATIONAL REPORTS:

The following reports are provided to the Commission in accordance with the Charter/Ordinances.  No action required.

 

A.    Monthly Financial Report for August 2008 (Supporting Docs)

 

7.      CITY ATTORNEY ITEMS:

 

8.      CITY MANAGER ITEMS:

 

9.      ROLL CALL:

 

10.  ADJOURN:

 

PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES NEEDING ASSISTANCE TO PARTICIPATE IN ANY OF THESE PROCEEDINGS SHOULD CONTACT THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT, ADA COORDINATOR, AT 728-9740, 48 HOURS IN ADVANCE OF THE MEETING.

 

F.S.S. 286.0105  "If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Commission with respect to any matter considered at this meeting, they will need a record of the proceedings, and that for such purpose they may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based."  The City of Leesburg does not provide this verbatim record.