Amended Agenda
City of Dunnellon
City Council Workshop 
20750 River Drive, Dunnellon, FL 34431
September 09, 2020 
5:30 p.m.

Dunnellon City Council meeting will be held on September 09, 2020, at 5:30 p.m. at Dunnellon City Hall with Social Distancing Modifications. 

Anyone attending the meeting 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

Members of the public who would like to participate are encouraged to register in advance by Noon on Wednesday September 9, 2020.  Please see instructions below on how to register.

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, September 02, 2020.  Amended on September 3, 2020 to add backup to items #2 and #3. 9/8/2020 Backup added to item #6.


Dunnellon Chamber & Business Association Report


Board Reports


Introduction of Marion County Elect Commissioner Craig Curry


#BID2020-03, Property, Casualty & Workers Compensation Insurance (Backup added)


#RFP2020-01, Review and Selection of Building Inspection Services Vendor (Backup added)


Planning Commission Vacancy - Community Development Manager, Lonnie Smith


Agreement #AGR2020-26 IPO 89 Grant Application Assistance for Road Improvement on Oakwood - Troy Slattery, Public Works Manager


FY 2020-2021 Proposed Budget Update (Backup added)

  • Review modifications since last budget workshop
  • Cemetery fees

Police Department update - Chief McQuaig


Council General Discussion Pertaining to Establishing an Ordinance for Blue Run Park Rules and Regulations (Continuation from August Workshop)


City Attorney Comments

City Attorney to update City Council on current status regarding former and current Planning Commission members.

Council Comments


City Administrator Comments


Public Comments

Tentative Agenda for Council Meeting Monday, September 14, 2020 at 5:30 p.m.

Consent Agenda
  • Approval of Minutes
  • Approve Agreement #AGR2020-26 IPO 89 Oakwood Ave Grant App Assistance, Kimley-Horn
  • Planning Commission Appointment
Regular Agenda
  • Award BID2020-03, Property, Casualty & Workers Compensation Insurance
  • Award RFP2020-01, Inspection Services
  • Public Hearing Tentative 2020 Millage Rate and  FY2020-2021 Budgets
  • Update on pollution of the Rainbow River, where does the pollution come from? - Councilman Jay Dugan

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.