AGENDA MEMORANDUM

 

 

Meeting Date:†††††††††† August 8, 2011

 

From:††††††††††††††††††††††††† Jay M. Evans, City Manager

 

Subject:††††††††††††††††††††† Resolution in support of keeping the Fruitland Park Post Office open

 

 

Staff Recommendation:

Staff recommends adopting the resolution supporting keeping the Fruitland Park Post Office open.

 

Analysis:

The City of Fruitland Park has requested assistance from the City of Leesburg in their effort to keep Fruitland Park Post Office open.† Fruitland Park Mayor Christopher Bell has asked that a resolution be passed by the Leesburg City Commission showing support for the continued operation of the Fruitland Park Post Office.

 

Options:

1.† Adopt the Resolution in support of keeping the Fruitland Park Post Office open; or

2. †Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate

 

Fiscal Impact:†

There is no fiscal impact associated with this Resolution.

 

 

Submission Date and Time:††† 8/3/2011 12:12 PM____

 

Department: ___Administration________

Prepared by:† ___Jay M. Evans_________†††††††††††††††††††††

Attachments: †††††††Yes _X___†† No ______

Advertised:†† ____Not Required ___X___†††††††††††††††††††††

Dates:†† __________________________†††††††††††††††††††††

Attorney Review :††† †††Yes___† No _X___

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Revised 6/10/04

 

Reviewed by: Dept. Head ________

 

Finance† Dept. __________________†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

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Deputy C.M. ___________________††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† †††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Submitted by:

City Manager ___________________

 

Account No. ____N/A__________

 

Project No. ___________________

 

WF No. ______________________

 

Budget† ______________________

 

Available _____________________


 

RESOLUTION NO._______________

 

RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA IN SUPPORT OF KEEPING THE FRUITLAND PARK POST OFFICE OPEN; KEEPING THE INDEPENDENCE AND IDENTITY OF FRUITLAND PARK ALIVE; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

††††††††††† WHEREAS, the City of Fruitland Park has had a Post Office within its city limits since the early 1880ís; and

 

††††††††††† WHEREAS, the City of Fruitland Park has worked diligently over the years to keep its identity and independence from the surrounding larger cities; and

 

††††††††††† WHEREAS, the Post Office has always played, and continues to play, an important role in the City of Fruitland Parkís ability to keep its identity and independence from the surrounding larger cities; and

 

††††††††††† WHEREAS, the Commission of the City of Fruitland Park has learned of the threat of the possible closure of the Fruitland Park Post Office.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA:

 

††††††††††† Section 1.† The Leesburg City Commission supports the wishes of the City of Fruitland Park to keep its separate identity and independence from the surrounding larger cities.

 

††††††††††† Section 2.† The Leesburg City Commission pledges its support in keeping the Fruitland Park Post Office open.

 

††††††††††† Section 3.† This resolution shall become effective immediately.

 

PASSED AND ADOPTED by the City Commission of the City of Leesburg, Florida, at a regular meeting held the __8th_ day of _August_ 2011.

 

 

 

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ATTEST:

 

 

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City Clerk