City Commission Meeting December 14th


City Of St. Augustine City Commission Regular Meeting
Monday, December 14, 2009 5:00 P.M. Alcazar Room

1. Roll Call.
2. Invocation and Pledge of Allegiance.
3. Administrative Items.
-A. Modification of Agenda.
-B. Approval of Minutes.
–Commission Workshop Meeting of October 27, 2009
–Regular Meeting of November 9, 2009
-C. 1. Proclamations.
–None scheduled for this meeting.
–2. Recognitions.
–None scheduled for this meeting.
4. Appeals.
-A. Appeal relevant to denial of a use by exception at 156 and 158 Cunningham Avenue.
5. Ordinances and Resolutions – Public Hearing Required.
-A. Ordinances – First Reading.
–None scheduled for this meeting.
-B. Ordinances – Second Reading.
-1. Public Hearing – Ordinance 2009-38, creating and regulating operations related to mooring fields for anchorage of vessels on the waterways located within the corporate limits of the City of St. Augustine.
Second Reading – Ordinance 2009-38.
-C. Resolutions.
–None scheduled for this meeting.
6. General Public Comments and Presentations.
-A. General Public Comments (3 minutes per individual).
-B. Presentations (15 minutes per presentation).
–None scheduled for this meeting.
7. Resolutions and Ordinances – No Public Hearing Required.
-A. Ordinances – First Reading.
–1. Consideration of Ordinance 2009-39, regulating the operation of cafés on a portion of Aviles Street.
-B. Resolutions.
–1. Resolution 2009-36, authorizing a Holiday Bonus for City officers and employees.
–2. Resolution 2009-37, relevant to a grant from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection/Clean Vessel Act to purchase a pump-out boat and trailer for the Municipal Marina.
–3. Resolution 2009-38, designating property surrounding the Visitor Information Center and Historic Downtown Parking Facility as proprietary City facilities.
8. Staff Reports and Presentations.
-A. Staff report relative to the Department of Heritage Tourism-Aviles, Spain economic/cultural program in November 2009 and the Colonial Williamsburg data gathering trip in October 2009.
9. Items by City Attorney.
10. Items by City Clerk.
-A. Notification of Proclamations.
2009-43 – Certificate of Recognition – Alfred J. Perrella 100th Birthday
2009-44 – Florida Memorial University 130 years of History
2009-45 – Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week
2009-46 – Certificate of Recognition – Dr. Robert B. Hayling 80th Birthday
-B. 1. Cancellation of certain City Commission Meetings in 2010.
–2. Consideration of one (1) appointment to the Civil Service Board.
–3. Consideration of two (2) appointments to the Firefighters’ Retirement Board.
–4. Consideration of three (3) appointments to the Code Enforcement, Adjustments and Appeals Board.
11. Items by City Manager.
-A. Consent Agenda.
–1. Preview of upcoming Commission meetings.
–2. Release of Liens for Utility Connection Mortgages.
–None scheduled for this meeting.
–3. St. Augustine Police Department Improvement Program Award.
–4. Consideration of initial construction funding related to the Harbor Management Plan – Mooring Fields.
–5. Consideration of an Agreement to Provide Utilities through West Augustine.
-B. Discussion Items.
–1. Consideration of Heritage Tourism Budget.
–2. Consideration of 450th Celebration Budget.
12. Items by Mayor and Commissioners.
13. Adjournment.

NOTE: 11.A items represent matter proposed by the City Manager for consideration by the City Commission as a “Consent Agenda”.

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