AGENDA (Supporting Docs)

CITY COMMISSION MEETING

COMMISSION CHAMBERS, CITY HALL

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 24, 2008 5:30 PM

 

 

 

1.      CALL TO ORDER

 

INVOCATION

 

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

 

2.      PROCLAMATIONS: None

 

3.      PRESENTATIONS:

 

A.    Recognition of years of service: John Meier for thirty years with the City (GIS); Hubert Walker for twenty-five years with the City (Recreation Department); Melissa Inmon for fifteen years with the City (Police Department); and Ralph Barry for fifteen years in the Police Department.

 

B.     Presentation by Ron Wallace representing the Leesburg Partnership regarding new business recruitment

 

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:

 

1.      Meeting held November 10, 2008 (Supporting Docs)

 

B.     PURCHASING ITEMS: None

 

C.    RESOLUTIONS:

 

1.      Resolutions authorizing agreements for professional services to provide surveying services on a continuing basis (Agenda Memos, Supporting Docs)

 

A.    A resolution of the City Commission of the City of Leesburg, Florida authorizing the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute an agreement for professional services with Dyer, Riddle, Mills & Precourt, Inc. for the purpose of providing surveying services on a continuing basis; and providing an effective date. (Agenda Memos, Supporting Docs)

 

B.     A resolution of the City Commission of the City of Leesburg, Florida authorizing the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute an agreement for professional services with Southeastern Surveying & Mapping Corporation for the purpose of providing surveying services on a continuing basis; 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 Work Order No. 14 with Hanson Professional Services, Inc. for services related to environmental permitting of Phases II and III of the Runway 13/31 Extension Project at Leesburg International Airport; and providing an effective date. (Agenda Memos, Supporting Docs)

 

3.      A resolution of the City Commission of the City of Leesburg, Florida authorizing the Mayor and the City Clerk to execute an agreement for pole attachment services with Sumter Electric Cooperative, Inc., and providing an effective date. (Agenda Memos, Supporting Docs)

 

4.      A Resolution of the City of Leesburg Florida authorizing the Leesburg Police Department to apply for the Edward Byrne grant for $4,280.00 to supplement overtime cost to combat increasing crime problems, and accept the grant; and providing an effective date. (Agenda Memos, Supporting Docs)

 

5.      A resolution of the City Commission of the City of Leesburg, Florida authorizing the Leesburg Police Department to sell Police K9 "Eddy" to the City of Eustis for $6,000.00; and providing an effective date. (Agenda Memos)

 

6.      A Resolution opposing and protesting the efforts of Miami-Dade County to deny the municipal water and wastewater utilities rate setting authority for utilities provided outside of the municipal boundaries; and providing an effective date. (Agenda Memos)

 

D.    OTHER ITEMS: None

 

5.      PUBLIC HEARINGS:

 

COMPREHENSIVE PLAN INFORMATION SIGN-UP SHEET (YELLOW) AVAILABLE

 

A.    Second reading of an ordinance accepting a utility easement from David W. Nobles, Trustee Grantor, pertaining to land in Section 25-19-24 (Agenda Memos, Supporting Docs)

 

B.     Lee Hess, Inc Property - THE APPLICANT WITHDREW THE REQUEST TO ANNEX, AMEND THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, AND REZONE THE 1.34 ACRES WEST OF THE INTERSECTION OF SLEEPY HOLLOW ROAD AND COUNTY ROAD 44 IN SECTION 20-19-25 (Supporting Docs)

 

C.    First Reading of an ordinance Amending The City Of Leesburg Municipal Firemen's Retirement Plan; Amending Section 1.1, Definitions; Section 1.5, Buy-Back of Prior Service; Section 2.4, Disability Retirement and retirement income; Section 2.5, Benefit Other than on Retirement; Section 3.1, Optional Forms of Retirement Income; Section 3.2, Lump Sum Payment of Small Retirement Income; Section 4.2, Beneficiaries; Section 4.3, Contingent Beneficiaries; Section 4.5 Benefits not Assignable; Section 6.3, Authority, Duties and Responsibilities of the Retirement Committee; and Section 6.4, Applicable Law. (Agenda Memos)

 

D.    First Reading of an ordinance amending the City of Leesburg Municipal Firemen's Retirement plan by adding section 2.6, "Leesburg Firefighters' Supplemental Share Program " to place additional premium tax revenues and earnings in a separate supplemental share account within the plan to pay extra benefits to city firefighters (Agenda Memos)

 

E.     First reading of an ordinance rezoning approximately .65 acres generally located east of North Faulkner Avenue and south of east North Boulevard in Section 25-19-24, from City R-3 (High Density Residential) to City SPUD (Small Planned Unit Development) Vineyard Christian Fellowship, Inc. (Agenda Memos, Supporting Docs)

 

F.     First reading of an ordinance amending the fiscal year 2007-08 Budget for the General, Capital Projects, Gas and Water Funds for the Fourth Quarter (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 October 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.