Agenda
City of Dunnellon
City Council Meeting
20750 River Drive, Dunnellon, FL 34431
December 11, 2017
5:30 P.M.
Following 5:00 p.m. CRA Meeting 

PLEASE NOTE:  Individuals wishing to address the City Council are required to sign in at the beginning of the meeting. You may address the Council one time before each agenda item as the item is called upon.   A three-minute time limit will be strictly administered per agenda item unless you are scheduled on the agenda to appear before City Council.

PLEASE TURN CELL PHONES OFF.

Call to Order

Pledge of Allegiance


Opening Prayer/Moment of Silence (suggested time limit: 1 minute
Mayor to request if any invitee is present to open with prayer; if no invitee is present, Mayor will ask if a Dunnellon citizen will volunteer. If no volunteers, a moment of silence will be offered. If a citizen outside of Dunnellon requests to open with prayer, (s)he may so if no invitees/citizens volunteer.)

Roll Call

Proof of Publication (Posted on the City's website and City Hall bulletin board on
Friday, December 8, 2017)

CEREMONIAL CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING
Welcome - Mayor Green
Benediction - Pastor Tom Welch

Council's Comments Regarding Agenda
Public Comments - 3 minute time limit.

CONSENT AGENDA

(Note: Motion to approve items on the consent agenda is a motion to approve the recommended actions.)

1.
CITY COUNCIL MINUTES
August 9, 2017 Workshop
August 14, 2017 Meeting
2.
APPROVAL OF 2018 HOLIDAY SCHEDULING FOR THE CITY COUNCIL CALENDAR AS PRESENTED AT THE DECEMBER 6, 2017 WORKSHOP
3.
APPROVE REAPPOINTMENT OF VIRGINIA SAALMAN WHOSE TERM EXPIRES 12/14/2017 AND JAY EASOM WHO'S TERM EXPIRED 11/19/2017 TO THE PENSION BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR TWO YEAR TERMS
4.
AUTHORIZE MAYOR TO SIGN AGREEMENT #AGR2017-42, POLICE ACCREDITATION
5.
AUTHORIZE MAYOR TO SIGN LEASE AGREEMENT #LEA2017-03, DUNNELLON FIRE STATION LEASE
6.
APPROVAL OF BOARD APPOINTMENTS
Reappoint Jan DeWitt to serve a two-year term as a regular member of the Tree Board effective 12/28/2017, term to expire 12/28/2019.

Reappoint James Burchett to serve a three-year term as a regular member of the Historic Preservation Board effective 1/9/2018, term to expire 1/9/2021.

Reappoint Viola Soffe to serve a three-year term as a regular member of the Historic Preservation Board effective 1/10/2018, term to expire 1/10/2021.

Reappoint Louise Kenny to serve a three-year term as 1st alternate on the Planning Commission effective 1/12/2018, term to expire 1/12/2021.

Reappoint Mary Ann Hilton to serve a three-year term as a regular member of the Planning Commission effective 1/12/2018, term to expire 1/12/2021.
 
CONSENT AGENDA APPROVAL
PROPOSED MOTION: I move the consent agenda be approved as presented.
 
REGULAR AGENDA
 
QUASI-JUDICIAL HEARING STATEMENT
All witnesses addressing City Council in the following Quasi-Judicial hearings will be asked to limit their comments to the specific subject being addressed.  Witnesses should disclose any personal interest or relationship; and any business, professional, or financial interests with any individual, group, project or proposal regarding the subject matter under review.  Witnesses should always err on the side of more public disclosure, not less, in order to provide integrity to the public process.

Testimony will be limited to 3 minutes per witness unless the applicant, staff, or affected person requests an extension of time.  A request for extension of time will be considered by the Council to assure all parties have a full and fair opportunity to participate without undue repetition and delay.

Public input is valued by the Council.  However, in order to foster mutual respect, personal comments should not be directed toward Council members, or staff. Members of the public shall refrain from interrupting the speaker at the podium.

At the conclusion of each hearing, the City Council of the City of Dunnellon will make a decision whether to approve the application.

All witnesses will be sworn in and will testify under oath,  All persons presenting evidence will state their name and residence address for the record.  All documentary evidence will be marked as an exhibit and maintained as a part of the record if accepted by Council.

After each witness testifies, any Council member may question the witness. The applicant is entitled to cross-examine each witness after his or her testimony and shall do so by asking questions of the witness, or can rebut the witness's testimony by presenting contrary testimony or documents after a witness testifies.
7.
QUASI-JUDICIAL HEARING - TREE REMOVAL PERMIT APPLICATION #PZ1718-005 FOR 11714 EAST BLUE COVE DRIVE
8.
CONSIDERATION OF TREE REMOVAL PERMIT #PZ1718-005, 11714 EAST BLUE COVE DRIVE, RUTH YOUNG (Notification to applicant by mail on 11/22/2017)
PROPOSED MOTION:  I move the Council affirm the Tree Board's recommendation to allow removal of (3) trees:  one (1) 29.3" D.B.H Sycamore; One (1) 15.3" D.B.H. Palm; and one (1) 15.9" D.B.H. Sweet Gum - 11714 East Blue Cove Drive - Allen Heine on behalf of property owner, Ruth Young.
9.
QUASI-JUDICIAL HEARING - TREE REMOVAL PERMIT APPLICATION #PZ1718-006 FOR 20864 RIVER DRIVE
10.
CONSIDERATION OF TREE REMOVAL PERMIT #PZ1718-006, 20864 RIVER DRIVE, DENNIS AND LOUISE NOVAK (Notification to applicant by mail on 11/22/2017)
PROPOSED MOTION:  I move the Council affirm the Tree Board's recommendation to allow removal of two (2) trees; one (1) 10.19" D.B.H. Palm; and one (1) 11.78" D.B.H Palm - 20864 River Drive - Dennis and Louise Novak.
 
ADMINISTRATIVE PUBLIC HEARING STATEMENT
All persons wishing to address the City Council will be asked to limit their comments to the specific subject being addressed.  Public opinions and input are valued by the Council.  However, it is requested that comments are directed at specific issues rather than personal comments directed toward the council members or staff in order to foster mutual respect between council members and the public.

Members of the public in attendance at public forums should listen courteously and attentively to all public discussions before the body; and focus on the business at hand.  They shall refrain from interrupting other speakers; making personal comments not germane to the business of the body; or otherwise interfering with the orderly conduct of meetings.

Members of the public addressing the City Council on a specific project or proposal are requested to disclose any personal interest or relationship; and any business, professional, or financial interests with any individual, group, project or proposal regarding the subject matter under review.  Members of the public should always err on the side of more public disclosure, not less, in order to provide integrity to the public process.
11.
PUBLIC HEARING TO DETERMINE WHETHER THE PURCHASE OF ALL WATER AND WASTEWATER UTILITY ASSETS OF THE CITY OF DUNNELLON, LOCATED IN MARION COUNTY, FLORIDA, BY THE FLORIDA GOVERNMENTAL UTILITY AUTHORITY (FGUA) IS IN THE PUBLIC INTEREST (Posted on the City's Website 11/30/2017, in the Ocala Star Banner on 12/1/2017 and in the Riverland News on 12/7/2017)
12.
APPROVE RESOLUTION #RES2017-34, DIVESTING WATER & SEWER UTILITY (INCLUDING PURCHASE AND SALE AGREEMENT AS APPENDIX A)
PROPOSED MOTION:  I move Resolution #RES2017-34 be read by title only.

PROPOSED MOTION:  I move Resolution #RES2017-34 be approved.
13.
AGREEMENT #AGR2017-46, MARION COUNTY-DUNNELLON-FGUA INTERLOCAL
PROPOSED MOTION:  I move the Mayor be authorized to sign Interlocal Agreement #AGR2017-46 with Marion County and FGUA.
14.
PUBLIC HEARING ORDINANCE #ORD2017-14, INCLUSION IN MARION COUNTY MSBU FOR FIRE PROTECTION (Posted on the City's Website on 11/21/2017 and in the Riverland News on 11/30/2017)
15.
FINAL READING OF ORDINANCE #ORD2017-14, INCLUSION IN MARION COUNTY MSBU FOR FIRE PROTECTION
PROPOSED MOTION:  I move Ordinance #ORD2017-14 be read by title only.

PROPOSED MOTION:  I move Ordinance #ORD2017-14 be approved.
16.
PUBLIC HEARING ORDINANCE #ORD2017-15, INCLUSION IN MARION COUNTY MSTU FOR EMERGENCY TRANSPORT (Posted on the City's Website on 11/21/2017 and in the Riverland News on 11/30/2017)
17.
FINAL READING OF ORDINANCE #ORD2017-15, INCLUSION IN MARION COUNTY MSTU FOR EMERGENCY TRANSPORT
PROPOSED MOTION:  I move Ordinance #ORD2017-15 be read by title only.

PROPOSED MOTION:  I move Ordinance #ORD2017-15 be approved.
18.
#RFP2017-09, RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL SOLID WASTE COLLECTION SERVICES PRESENTATION
1.  Waste Management
2.  Waste Pro
3.  Staff Review of Proposals
19.
AWARD #RFP2017-09, RESIDENTIAL & COMMERCIAL SOLID WASTE COLLECTION SERVICES
PROPOSED MOTION:  I move #RFP2017-09 be awarded to __________________________ and authorize staff to finalize contract documents with awardee for Council's approval in January.
20.
APPROVE RESOLUTION #RES2017-37, IMPLEMENTING PERFORMANCE MEASURES TO ACHIEVE ELIGIBILITY FOR THE COMMUNITY RATING SYSTEM
PROPOSED MOTION:  I move Resolution #RES2017-37 be read by title only.

PROPOSED MOTION:  I move Resolution #RES2017-37 be approved.
21.
FIRST READING ORDINANCE #ORD2017-17, FLOODPLAIN MANAGEMENT
PROPOSED MOTION:  I move Ordinance #ORD2017-17 be read by title only.

PROPOSED MOTION:  I move Ordinance #ORD2017-17 be approved.
22.
APPROVE RESOLUTION #RES2017-35, SPECIAL RISK PENSION PLAN AMENDMENT
PROPOSED MOTION:  I move Resolution #RES2017-35 be read by title only.

PROPOSED MOTION:  I move Resolution #RES2017-35 be approved.
23.
CITY BEACH RIVER WALK PROJECT
PROPOSED MOTION:  I move Councilman Dillon be authorized to work with staff on Option B, City Beach River Walk Project, as presented at the 12/6/2017 City Council Workshop.
Documents:
  1. citybeach.pdf
24.
FY 2016-2017 YEAR END BUDGET UPDATE - JAN SMITH
25.
EMPLOYEE ANNUAL BONUS IN LIEU OF MERIT INCREASE PROGRAM
PROPOSED MOTION:  I move full-time and regular part-time employees below the rank of department head receive a $1,000.00 annual bonus not added to base pay to be paid during the month of December 2017 in lieu/absence of annual merit increase.
26.
COUNCIL LIAISON REPORTS AND COMMENTS
27.
CITY ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT
28.
CITY ATTORNEY'S REPORT
29.
ADJOURN
PROPOSED MOTION: I move the City Council meeting be adjourned.
 
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