Amended Agenda
City of Dunnellon
City Council Workshop Meeting
20750 River Drive, Dunnellon, FL 34431
July 8, 2020 
5:30 p.m.

Dunnellon City Council workshop will be held on July 8, 2020, 5:30 p.m. at Dunnellon City Hall with Social Distancing Modifications. 

 Anyone attending the workshop will be required to wear a mask/face covering.  All attendees will be subject to screening to include a temperature check.

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

Members of the public who would like to participate are encouraged to register in advance by Noon on Wednesday July 8th.  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 City's website and City Hall bulletin board on Wednesday, July 1, 2020.   (Agenda modified on 7/6/2020 to amend the backup for agenda item #5 and to amend agenda item #6 due to applicants withdrawing.) 


Board Reports


Dunnellon Chamber & Business Association Report


Short Tower Way - Parcel Donation by Roberts Funeral Home, LLC

Draft Documents to Date:
  • Warranty Deed
  • Parking Use Agreement
  • Lot Split Application
  • Descriptive Sketch and Legal

Rainbow Springs State Park Update- Park Manager Larry Steed


Council Discussion -Appointment to Vacant City Council Seat #5. (Please Note: Applicants Donald DeWitt and Gary McGee have Withdrawn Their Applications.)


Southwest Florida Water Management District Grant Rainbow River Capacity Study - Mayor Burns


Blue Run of Dunnellon Park Tuber Exit - Councilman White


Status Update – Council Directive to Attorney Hand to Review Potential Conflict of Interest – Vice-Mayor Hanchar


Louise Kenny to Address Council About Comments Made About Her in Her Absence


Request for Purchase of Replacement Vehicle for Roads and Streets - Troy Slattery


Proposed Resolution #RES2020-11 Surplus - Playground Equipment


ICOP Pro In-car Video System for 3 Patrol Vehicles - Jan Smith


Consideration of Reappointment for Geffrey Gascay - Pension Board Member, Term Expired


94th Annual FLOC Conference - Appoint Council Member as Voting Delegate


Proclamation #PRO2020-07, Carol Westmoreland


Council Comments


City Administrator Comments


City Attorney Comments


Public Comments

Tentative Agenda for Council Meeting Monday, July 13, 2020 at 5:30 p.m.

Consent Agenda
  • Approval of Minutes
  • Approval of Proclamation #PRO2020-07, Carol Westmoreland
  • Appoint Geffrey Gascay to a Two-Year Term on the Fire & Police Pension Board of Trustees 6/11/2020 - 6/11/2022
  • Approve Purchase of Three ICOP Pro Camera Systems Funded by the 1% Discretionary Sales Surtax Reserve
  • Approve Purchase of Replacement Vehicle for Roads and Streets
  • Designate the Mayor as the Voting Delegate for the 2020 FLOC Business Meeting
Regular Agenda
  • Proclamation #PRO2020-08, Dunnellon City Council Election
  • Resolution 2020-11, Surplus Playground Equipment
  • Appointment to City Council Seat Number (5) Per City's Charter
  • Accept Warranty Deed and Approve Parking Use Agreement for Short Tower Way, Roberts Funeral Home, LLC
  • Public Hearing Ordinance #ORD2020-07 for Application #PZ2020-111 by The City of Dunnellon Requesting a Rezone #REZ2020-02 for 11808 N. Ohio St. Parcel 3380-1359-00, Consisting of Lots 1359,1360, 1361, 1362, 1363 and 1364 from Residential Business Office (RBO) to Public (P)
  • Final Reading Ordinance #ORD2020-07 for Application #PZ2020-111 by The City of Dunnellon Requesting a Rezone #REZ2020-02 for 11808 N. Ohio St. Parcel 3380-1359-00, Consisting of Lots 1359,1360, 1361, 1362, 1363 and 1364 from Residential Business Office (RBO) to Public (P)
  • Public Hearing Ordinance #ORD2020-08, Adopting a Police Impact Fee Study
  • Final Reading Ordinance #ORD2020-08, Adopting a Police Impact Fee Study

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.