City of Dunnellon
City Council Workshop Meeting
20750 River Drive, Dunnellon, FL 34431
March 4, 2020 
5:30 p.m.

PLEASE NOTE: Individuals wishing to address City Council are required to sign in at the beginning of the meeting or you will not be recognized. A three-minute time limit will be strictly administered. You may address the Council one time only unless you are scheduled to speak on the agenda.


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 do so if no invitees/citizens volunteer.)

Roll Call

Proof of Publication
(Posted on City's website and City Hall bulletin board on Wednesday, February 26, 2020)

One or more members of the same City of Dunnellon advisory board may attend this meeting and may speak to Council.


Board Reports


Dunnellon Chamber & Business Association Report

  • Boomtown Day April 18, 2020  9 a.m. to 5 p.m. - Alcohol Waiver

Update - Jim Couillard, Director Marion County Parks & Recreation

  • Blue Run Park
  • Dock Numbering Ordinance

Emergency Services Update - Preston Bowlin, Director Marion County Emergency Management


Review Contract Agreement AGR2020-09, Purchase of Property for New Police Facility. (non ADA compliant backup available to public upon request)


Update: Wellhead Protection Zones Comp Plan Amendment


Qualifications for Planning Commission Members

  • Applications to be considered for Planning Commission Appointment.

Agreement AGR2020-08, Beacon Software Solutions - IT Services for Police Department - Chief McQuaig (non ADA compliant backup available to public upon request )


Stormwater Education - Illicit Discharge


Council Comments


City Administrator Comments


City Attorney Comments


Public Comments

Tentative Agenda for Council Meeting Monday, March 9, 2020 at 5:30 p.m.

Consent Agenda
  • Approval of Minutes
  • Approval of Proclamation #PRO2020-03 
  • Boomtown Day, April 18, 2020 - Alcohol Waiver
  • Approve #AGR2020-08, Beacon Software Solutions
Regular Agenda
  • Presentation of Proclamation #PRO2020-03, Clinton Burns
  • Public Hearing - Agreement #AGR2020-09, Purchase of Property for new Police Facility (Advertised on the City's website 2/19/2020 and in the Riverland News on 2/27/2020)
  • Public Hearing Ordinance #ORD2020-01, #CPA2020-02, Amending Transportation Element (Posted on the City's Website on 2/19/2020 and Advertised in the Riverland News on 02/27/2020)
  • Final Reading Ordinance #ORD2020-01
  • Public Hearing Ordinance #ORD2020-02, Amending Appendix "A" Zoning (Posted On The City's Website On 2/19/2020 And Advertised In The Riverland News On 21/27/2020)
  • Final Reading Ordinance #ORD2020-02

Any Person Requiring a Special Accommodation at This Hearing Because of a Disability or Physical Impairment Should Contact the City Clerk at (352) 465-8500  at Least 48 Hours Prior to the Proceeding.  If a Person Desires to Appeal Any Decision with Respect to Any Matter Considered at the Above Meeting or Hearing, He or She Will Need a Record of the Proceeding, and for Such Purpose, He or She May Need to Ensure That a Verbatim Record of the Proceedings Is Made, Which Includes the Testimony and Evidence Upon Which the Appeal Is to Be Based.  The City Is Not Responsible for Any Mechanical Failure of Recording Equipment.

Public Hearing Ordinance #ORD2020-01, CPA2020-02, Amending Transportation Element (Posted On The City's Website On 12/30/2019 And Advertised In The Riverland News On 01/02/2020)