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2-27-20


5:45 P. M.          Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) Meeting                                     

LAKE CITY MARCH 2 COUNCIL MEETING AGENDA



AGENDA
CITY OF LAKE CITY
City Council Meeting
March 2, 2020
6:00 P. M. at City Hall


PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

INVOCATION – Mayor Stephen Witt

ROLL CALL

PROCLAMATIONS

None

3.       MINUTES

None                     

4.    APPROVAL OF AGENDA

5.    PRESENTATIONS

Mr. Joseph O’Hern, Community Health Advocate-Columbia County QuitDoc Foundation - Tobacco Retail Licensing

6.    PERSONS WISHING TO ADDRESS COUNCIL

Citizens are encouraged to participate in City of Lake City meetings. The City of Lake City encourages civility in public discourse and requests that speakers direct their comments to the Chair. Signs or Props are not permitted in the meeting room. Citizens are encouraged to provide comments in writing to the City Clerk before meetings or during meetings for inclusion into the public record. Citizens may also provide input to individual council members via office visits, phone calls, letters and e-mail that will become public record.

7.    APPROVAL OF CONSENT AGENDA

Permit Application from the Lake City-Columbia County Chamber of Commerce to hold the Gateway City Craft Beer & Wine Festival on Saturday, March 28, 2020, from 8:00 a.m. until 8 p.m.  All supporting documents including certificate of insurance have been provided.
Approval for the Utility Department/Distribution & Collections to use remaining funds, in the amount of $60,241.00, in Account No.  410.78.36-060.64 to purchase a new Asphalt Hopper and Roller.  In addition to cost and time, this equipment will also relieve the need for Public Works to change their schedule to assist with completing utility projects.
Approval for Britt Surveying and Mapping, LLC to complete survey work for the Alligator Lake Property at a cost of $19,500.00.  Three survey firms were contacted to submit quotes and Britt Surveying and Mapping, LLC submitted the lowest quote.

8.    OLD BUSINESS

ORDINANCES:

Open Public Hearing

Ordinance No. 2020-2139 (final reading), if adopted, relates to the rezoning of less than ten contiguous acres of land from Commercial, General (CG to Commercial, Highway Interchange (CHI) of certain lands within the corporate limits of the City of Lake City, Florida.  This property is owned by Jeffery L. Ruffo and is located at 251 Hall of Fame Drive.

First reading February 3, 2020
Close Hearing


Adopt Ordinance No. 2020-2139 (final reading)


Open Public Hearing

Ordinance No. 2020-2140 (final reading), if adopted, relates to the rezoning of less than ten contiguous acres of land from Residential/Office (RO) to Commercial, Central Business District (C-CBD) of certain lands within the corporate limits of the City of Lake City, Florida.  All of the properties are owned by the City of Lake City and are located in the vicinity of Lake Desoto and Wilson Park.

First reading February 3, 2020
Close Hearing

Adopt Ordinance No. 2020-2140 (final reading)
Open Public Hearing

Ordinance No. 2020-2141 (final reading), if adopted, provides for the voluntary annexation of certain property located in Columbia County, Florida, which is reasonably compact, and contiguous to the boundaries of the City of Lake City, Florida into the boundaries of the City of Lake City, Florida.  This property is owned by D & B Timber and Land Trust and is located off of 441 North and I10.

First reading February 3, 2020

Close Hearing

Adopt Ordinance No. 2020-2141 (final reading)


Open Public Hearing

Ordinance No. 2020-2142 (final reading), if adopted, will amend the Land Development Regulations of the City of Lake City by creating within Article Thirteen, Section 13.14, titled “Dog Friendly Dining”; providing a local exemption procedure to certain provisions of the Food and Drug Administration Food Code in order to allow patron’s dogs within certain designated outdoor portions of public food service establishments; providing for severability; providing for conflicts; providing for codification in the Land Development Regulations; and providing an effective date.

First reading February 3, 2020

Close Hearing

Adopt Ordinance No. 2020-2142 (final reading)


Discussion and Possible Action:  Code Enforcement Lien Process
(Joe Helfenberger)  

9.    NEW BUSINESS  

ORDINANCES:

Ordinance No. 2020-2144 (first reading), if adopted, will amend the City Code to add a new section Number 86-110.15 to Article III, Chapter 86, which provides for the permanent closing of all of that portion of NW Albright Place, lying north of Lots 12,13, and 14 of Block “A” and south of Lots 1 and 6 of Block “F”, all of said lots being located in the Thompson Subdivision as recorded on a plat thereof and recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 23, of the public records of Columbia County, Florida; finding that the closing of the platted roadway will not adversely affect the public health, safety, or welfare; finding that it is in the best interest of the City and for the general welfare of its citizens to close the roadway; providing for the repeal of conflicting ordinances; providing for severability; providing for inclusion into the City Code; and providing an effective date.

Adopt Ordinance No. 2020-2144 (first reading)

RESOLUTIONS:

City Council Resolution No. 2020-017, if adopted, will declare one Smith & Wesson M & P .40 caliber firearm to be surplus to the City’s needs and conveying said surplus to Police Lieutenant Clint VanBennekom for his outstanding service to the City and its citizens during his career as an officer of the Lake City Police Department and authorizes the City to remove such surplus property from the Fixed Assets of the City.

City Council Resolution No. 2020-018, if adopted, will authorize the Lake City Police Department to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with Another Way, Inc., Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Center, to coordinate services to victims and survivors of rape.

City Council Resolution No. 2020-019, if adopted, will authorize the Lake City Police Department to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with Another Way, Inc., Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Center, to coordinate services to victims and survivors of domestic violence.

City Council Resolution No. 2020-021, if adopted, will accept the bid of Rogers Roofing Corporation, ITB-009-2020, for the removal and replacement of a roof on a 40’ x 162’ pre-engineered metal building located at the City’s Sprayfield, and authorizes the City to enter into a contract with Rogers Roofing Corporation for a price not-to-exceed $26,000.00.

City Council Resolution No. 2020-022, if adopted, will authorize the execution of an agreement for the services of a Special Magistrate with Attorney Stephanie Marchman.     
City Council Resolution No. 2020-023, If adopted, will authorize the City to enter into a Lease Agreement with Capital Metal Supply, Inc., a Florida Corporation, leasing property located at the Lake City Gateway Airport and authorizes execution of the lease.

City Council Resolution No. 2020-024, if adopted, will authorize the City to enter into a Lease Agreement with Tubular Building Systems, LLC., a Florida Limited Liability Company, leasing property located at the Lake City Gateway Airport and authorizes execution of the lease.

City Council Resolution No. 2020-025, if adopted, will authorize the execution of a Memorandum of Agreement for cost share assistance with the Suwannee River Water Management District to restore Gwen Lake (Phase Two) to a natural condition and reimburse the City for costs associated with engineering and construction services up to an amount of $220,000.00.

Discussion and Possible Action:  Authorize the acquisition, following the City’s Procurement Policy, of the following items for Wilson Park:  irrigation system, outdoor speaker system, welcome sign and ten (10) picnic tables (Joe Helfenberger)

Note:  This item was presented for consideration at the CRA Meeting on March 2, 2020.

Discussion and Possible Action:  Select Charter Review Board Chairman

The following five electors will be presented via City Council Resolution No. 2020-020 at the March 16, 2020 City Council Meeting, Sparkle Green, Hercules Maxwell, Fredrick Reed, Ann Skinner and Rob Summerall (Mayor Witt)

10.    DEPARTMENTAL ADMINISTRATION    

Discussion and Possible Action:  Sallie Mae Jerry Park Improvements (Joe Helfenberger)      

11.    COMMENTS BY COUNCIL MEMBERS    

12.    ADJOURNMENT

Pursuant to 286.0105, Florida Statutes, the City hereby advises the public if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the City Council with respect to any matter considered at its meeting or hearings, he or she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he or she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.
Pursuant to 286.26, Florida Statutes, persons needing special accommodations to participate in this meeting should contact the City Manager's Office at (386)719-5768.