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February 18 – County Commission Meeting

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February 18 – County Commission Meeting

400-SJC-ADMIN-PALACECounty Commission action items: February 18

The St Johns County Board of County Commissioners held their Regular Meeting on Tuesday, February 18, 2014. The following action items are reported to Historic City News by St Johns County Communications Specialist, Milton Soto.

Items to come before the Commission:

Recognition
The Board recognized Joseph “Mac” McDermott as the 2014 Colonel George E. Taylor Award recipient.

Proclamation
The Board proclaimed February 20, 2014 as the 125th Anniversary of Florida Public Health.

Regular Agenda Item One – Taxable Capital Improvement Revenue Bond, Series 2014
The Board considered a resolution that would authorize the County to issue a Taxable Capital Improvement Revenue Bond, Series 2014, not to exceed $4,500,000 principal amount, to finance a portion of the cost of acquiring, constructing, equipping, and installing the new County Health and Human Services building, award the sale of the Bond to TD Bank, National Association, authorize the execution and delivery of a loan agreement with TD Bank, and authorize a covenant to budget and appropriate legally available County non-ad valorem revenues in connection with such financing. The Board approved the resolution by a vote of 4 to 1.

Regular Agenda Item Two – Presentation by the St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce – EDC Update
The Board was presented with an update on St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce programs and activities.

Regular Agenda Item Three – Public Hearing PNZVAR 2013-02, Palm Valley Dentistry
The Board considered a request for a Non-Zoning Variance to allow a second sign display for property located at 3791 Palm Valley Road, Suite 204-205 in the Palm Valley Shopping Center. The Ponte Vedra Architectural Review Committee recommended approval of the Non-Zoning Variance at the January 22, 2014 meeting by a vote of 4 to 1. The Board unanimously approved the request.

Regular Agenda Item Four – Public Hearing NZVAR 2013-04, Ross Dress for Less
The Board considered a request for a Non-Zoning Variance to allow a maximum advertising display area of 252.8 square feet in lieu of 180 square feet for a Ross Dress for Less building sign to be located at 1783 U.S. 1 S., northwest of the U.S. 1 and S.R. 312 intersection. The Board unanimously approved the request.

Regular Agenda Item Five – Public Hearing REZ 2013-09, Enclave at Palm Valley
The Board considered a request to rezone approximately 9.6 acres of property from Open Rural to Residential, Single Family for development of a single family housing subdivision. The subject property is situated between S. Roscoe Blvd. and S. Wilderness Trail, just north of Palm Valley Woods Dr., in the Palm Valley region. The Planning and Zoning Agency unanimously recommended approval of the request at the January 23, 2014 meeting. The Board unanimously approved the request.

Regular Agenda Items Six – Public Hearing COMPAMD 2013-02, Heritage Oaks
The Board considered a request to amend the Future Land Use Map from Rural Silviculture to Residential-C for development of a single family housing subdivision not to exceed 99 housing units on 37.24 acres. The subject property is located on the southwest side of Russell Sampson Road in the St. Johns region. The Planning and Zoning Agency unanimously recommended approval of the request at the January 23, 2014 meeting. The Board approved the request by a vote of 4 to 1 with minor language changes.

Regular Agenda Item Seven – Public Hearing PUD 2013-05, Heritage Oaks
The Board considered a request to rezone 37.24 acres from Open Rural to Plan Unit Development for construction of a single family housing subdivision not to exceed 99 housing units. The subject property is located on the southwest side of Russell Sampson Road in the St. Johns region. The Planning and Zoning Agency unanimously recommended approval of the request at the January 23, 2014 meeting. The Board approved the request by a vote of 4 to 1.

Regular Agenda Item Eight – Public Hearing DEVAGRMOD 2013-05
The Board heard the second of two required public hearings concerning a request to terminate the Turnbull Development Agreement (TDA) based on the results of a new Application for Concurrency Determination for Phase I of the Encanta PUD consisting of 580 single family units (Encanta Phase I). The TDA is proposed to be replaced by a Proportionate Fair Share Agreement to mitigate transportation impacts and forfeiture of all trips reserved under the TDA in excess of the trips required for Encanta Phase I. The subject property is located on the south side of S.R. 16, west of I-95. The Board unanimously approved the request.

Regular Agenda Item Nine – PFS AGREE 2013-03, Encanta Phase I
The Board considered a proposed Proportionate Fair Share Agreement by LTI Property Jacksonville, LLC and C&A Turnbull, LLC that would mitigate the project’s proportionate share of transportation impacts to S.R. 16 and Four Mile Road, in order to meet transportation concurrency requirements for the development of a 580 single family housing subdivision known as Encanta Phase I. The subject property is located on the south side of S.R. 16, west of I-95. The Board unanimously approved the agreement.

Regular Agenda Item Ten – Public Hearing PUD 2013-04, Encanta PUD
The Board considered a request to rezone 433.30 acres from Open Rural to Planned Unit Development for construction of a single family housing subdivision not to exceed 580 housing units and 90,000 square feet of commercial and/or office space. The subject property is located on the south side of S.R. 16, west of I-95. The Planning and Zoning Agency unanimously recommended approval of the request at the December 19, 2013 meeting with a recommendation that every attempt be made to provide interconnectivity with the southeast portion of the adjacent subdivision known as Whisper Ridge. The Board unanimously approved the request.

Regular Agenda Item Eleven – Public Hearing DEVAGRMOD 2013-06, Mill Creek Development Agreement
The Board heard the second of two required public hearings concerning a request to terminate the Mill Creek Development Agreement based on the review of the Application for Concurrency Determination for the Arbor Mill PUD consisting of 252 single family units to be replaced by a Proportionate Fair Share Agreement to mitigate transportation impacts. The Board unanimously approved the request.

Regular Agenda Item Twelve – Public Hearing PFS AGREE 2013-04 Arbor Mill PUD
The Board considered a proposed Proportionate Fair Share Agreement by N&D Land Trust, LLC and Clay Investment Fund XIII, LLC that would mitigate the project’s proportionate share of transportation impacts to S.R. 16, in order to meet transportation concurrency requirements for the development of a 252 single family housing subdivision known as Arbor Mill. The subject property is located on the southwest side of C.R. 16A, just west of the S.R. 16, C.R. 16A intersection. The Board unanimously approved the agreement.

Regular Agenda Item Thirteen – Public Hearing PUD 2013-09 Arbor Mill PUD
The Board heard a request to rezone 144.6 acres from Open Rural to Planned Unit Development for construction of a 252 single family housing subdivision known as Arbor Mill. The subject property is located on the southwest side of C.R. 16A, just west of the S.R. 16, C.R. 16A intersection. The Planning and Zoning Agency unanimously recommended approval of the request at the December 19, 2013 meeting with a condition to address the concerns of a specific adjacent property owner. The Board unanimously approved the request.

Regular Agenda Item Fourteen – DEVAGRMOD 2013-04 H.E. Wolfe Development Agreement
The Board heard the first of two required public hearings concerning a request to terminate the H.E. Wolfe Development Agreement based on the results of a new Application for Concurrency Determination for the development of a 345 single family housing subdivision known as Southaven. The subject property is located on the south side of International Golf Parkway, east of I-95. The second public hearing for this item is scheduled for the March 18, 2014 Board meeting.

Regular Agenda Item Fifteen – Repealer Ordinance
The Board heard the first of two required public hearings concerning an ordinance which identifies ordinances that have either been repealed or superseded by state law and removes such ordinances from the County Code. The ordinance also directs the Clerk to maintain a compilation of the repealed ordinances separate from the County Code. The second public hearing for this item is scheduled for the March 4, 2014 Board meeting.

Regular Agenda Item Sixteen – Appointments to the County Canvassing Board for Fall Elections
This item was pulled from the regular agenda to be considered at a future date.

Commissioners’ and Staff Reports Action Items

Commissioner Bill McClure requested Board concurrence for review of the Cultural Council’s contract during a regular Board meeting several months prior to the contact review deadline. The Board voiced unanimous approval for the request.

Commissioner Rachael Bennett requested Board concurrence for her continued participation in round table discussions with the City of St. Augustine, City of St. Augustine Beach, and other entities interested in addressing sustainable solutions for parking and transportation management. The Board voiced unanimous approval for the request.

Commissioner Cyndi Stevenson requested Board concurrence for staff to review the County tree bank fund. The Board voiced unanimous approval for the request.

County Administrator Michael Wanchick requested Board concurrence to promote Linda Stoughton as the new Director of the St. Johns County Department of Emergency Management. The Board voiced unanimous approval for the request.

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