Amended Agenda
City of Dunnellon 
City Council Meeting 
May 10, 2021 5:30 P.M.
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Dunnellon City Council meeting will be held on May 10, 2021, 5:30 p.m. at Dunnellon City Hall 

Public Comment: Anyone who wishes to provide public comment will be able to do so by participating in the City Council meeting in person, or via the Zoom "AUDIO ONLY" platform and/or telephone, by speaking during public comment portions of the meeting when recognized per the instructions below or by submitting written comments, evidence and/or written testimony in advance of the meeting via email to the City Clerk at mroberts@dunnellon.org

Members of the public who would like to participate are encouraged to register in advance by Noon on Monday May 10th.  Please see instructions below on how to register.

Public input on non-agenda items will be heard at the beginning of the meeting. A three (3) minute time limit will be strictly administered.

Instructions on How to Listen and/or Participate in the Meeting
Attachment:  Meeting Instructions (PDF) 

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 Thursday May 6, 2021.  Agenda amended on May 7, 2021 to add backup to item #12.

Council's Comments Regarding Agenda 
Public Comments on non-agenda items - 3 minute time limit

Consent Agenda 
Accept public comment on 
consent agenda items prior to making a motion

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

1.

City Council Minutes

March 8, 2021 City Council Meeting
March 17, 2021 Special Joint City Council and Planning Commission Workshop
March 22, 2021 Special City Council Meeting


2.

Authorize Expenditure of up to $5,000 to support the Dunnellon Little League Program, Serving a Public Purpose

3.

Approve Public Works Request to Purchase a Ford F350 1-ton Work Truck with Utility Body, Tow Package and Hazard Lighting. As Presented at the May 5, 2021 Workshop


4.

Authorize Mayor to sign Agreement #AGR2021-13 between the City of Dunnellon and DemandStar Corp.

5.

Authorize Mayor to sign a letter to the Marion County Board of County Commissioners Supporting the Construction of a Restroom Facility and Weather Shelter at Blue Run of Dunnellon Park

6.

Authorize Staff to Move Forward with Dan Ryan Construction for the Design and Construction of a Shade Shelter @ Chaplin A. Dinkins Park as Presented at the May 5, 2021 City Council Workshop

7.

Authorize Mayor to Sign Congratulatory Letter to Hailey Constable of the Girl Scouts of West Central Florida

 

Consent Agenda Approval

PROPOSED MOTION:  I move the consent agenda be approved as presented.
 

Regular Agenda

8.

Presentation to Hailey Constable, Girl Scouts of West Central Florida

9.

Dunnellon High School Principal, Wade Martin - update on 2021 School Year

10.

Community Liaison Program Presentation

  • Christine Mills for The Granada
 

Quasi-Judicial Hearing Statement

All witnesses addressing City council in these 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 the hearings, the City Council of the City of Dunnellon will make a decision whether to approve the applicant's request.

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 Councilman may question witness. The owner 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.

11.

Quasi-Judicial Hearing Special Exception SPX2021-01 Development Order #DOR2021-01, Dunnellon Solar Farm, to Construct a 75-Megawatt Solar Farm at Parcels 40701-000-00, SEC 01 TWP 17 RGE 18; 40713-001-00, 40714-003-00, 40715-001-00, 40716-000-00, 40717-000-00, 40719-001-00, SEC 06 TWP 17 REG 19 (Notice of Quasi Hearing to Property Owner on 04/21/2021)

12.

Consideration of Resolution #RES2021-04 Special Exception Development Order #DOR2021-01/SPX2021-01 John Taylor Representing Kingston Properties, LLC (Backup added)

Accept Public Comments

Proposed Motion:  I  move Resolution #RES2021-04 be read by title only.

Proposed Motion:  I move Resolution #RES2021-04 be approved and authorize Mayor to sign Special Exception Development Order #DOR2021-01.
13.

Change Orders for Parking Projects, Ernie Mills and Short Tower Way

Accept Public Comments

Proposed Motion:  Authorize Mayor to execute Pave-Rite Change Orders #3 - Short Tower Way in the amount of $3,339.24.00 and #4 - Ernie Mills Park in the amount of $8,900.70.
14.

FY2020-2021 Second Quarter General Fund Budget Update


15.

Council Liaison Reports and Comments

16.

Department Reports

17.

City Attorney's Report

18.

Adjourn

Proposed Motion:  I move the City Council meeting be adjourned.

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.