Invocation by Reverend James Tippins, Senior Chaplain of Baptist Medical Center Nassau.
PROCLAMATION - AMELIA ISLAND BOOK FESTIVAL - Recognizes the Amelia Island Book Festival board members, organizers and volunteers for their outstanding contributions toward promoting literacy and a lifelong love of reading to residents of all ages in Fernandina Beach and Nassau County. Ms. Raffaela Marie Rizzo Fenn, Volunteer President, will be present to accept the Proclamation. This Proclamation is placed on the agenda at the request of the Honorable Vice-Mayor Robin C. Lentz.
PRESENTATION – COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AREA (CRA) UPDATE – CRA Advisory Board Chair Arlene Filkoff will provide a Monthly Progress Update.
PRESENTATION – FERNANDINA BEACH MAIN STREET PROGRAM - Mr. Jeff Kurtz of Fernandina Beach Main Street will provide a synopsis of projects occurring within each of the four Main Street Councils (Promotions, Economic Restructuring, Organization, and Promotion).
BUDGET SUMMARY - Controller Patti Clifford will answer any questions regarding the budget summary for November 2015.
SOLE SOURCE PURCHASE APPROVAL – R & R PRODUCTS - RESOLUTION 2016-17 APPROVING THE PURCHASE OF GOLF EQUIPMENT VIA A SOLE SOURCE IN FISCAL YEAR 2015/2016; AUTHORIZING EXECUTION; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Approves R & R Products, Inc. as a sole source vendor for the purchase of propane equipment in an amount not to exceed $40,000.
FACILITIES USE AGREEMENT - TEAM FERNANDINA STINGRAYS - RESOLUTION 2016-18 APPROVING THE FACILITIES USE AGREEMENT FOR YOUTH SPORTS LEAGUES BETWEEN THE CITY OF FERNANDINA BEACH AND TEAM FERNANDINA STINGRAYS; AUTHORIZING EXECUTION; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Approves the Facilities Use Agreement with Team Fernandina Stingrays.
BUDGET AMENDMENT – COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT - RESOLUTION 2016-19 APPROVING AN AMENDMENT TO THE BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2015/2016; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Approves the transfer of funds from the Code Enforcement Part-time account to the Code Enforcement Salaries account.
BUDGET AMENDMENT – FIRE DEPARTMENT - RESOLUTION 2016-20 APPROVING AN AMENDMENT TO THE BUDGET FOR FISCAL YEAR 2015/2016; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Approves the transfer of funds from the Capital Improvement Fund’s Interest and Reserve accounts to the Capital Improvement Fund’s Principal account for fire truck financing.
BUDGET AMENDMENT – FIRE DEPARTMENT - RESOLUTION 2016-21 APPROVING AN AMENDMENT TO THE BUDGET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR 2015/2016; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Approves an amendment to the budget increasing the General Fund Other Revenue account and increasing various Fire Department salary related accounts.
AGREEMENT APPROVAL - FIRST SOUTHWEST ASSET MANAGEMENT, LLC - RESOLUTION 2016-22 AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH FIRST SOUTHWEST ASSET MANAGEMENT, LLC TO PROVIDE ARBITRAGE AND REBATE CALCULATION SERVICES FOR THE CITY’S BONDS AND NOTES; AUTHORIZING EXECUTION; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Approves the Agreement with First Southwest Asset Management, LLC to continue ensured compliance with the arbitrage and rebate rules relating to the City’s bonds.
AWARD OF BID # 15-06 – R.C. SYSTEMS, INC. – RESOLUTION 2016-23 AWARDING BID # 15-06 TO R.C. SYSTEMS, INC. FOR THE PURCHASE AND INSTALLATION OF RECPRO SOFTWARE FOR THE PARKS & RECREATION DEPARTMENT; AUTHORIZING EXECUTION; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Awards Bid # 15-06 to R.C. Systems, Inc. in the amount of $16,250.00 for the purchase and installation of ReCPro, a Recreation Management Software.
LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE AMENDMENT – LAND USE DEFINITIONS - ORDINANCE 2016-03 AMENDING THE LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE SPECIFIC TO LAND USE DEFINITIONS AS CONTAINED IN CHAPTER 1, SECTION 1.07.00, AND CHAPTER 2, SECTION 2.03.02; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Amends the Land Development Code specific to Land Use Definitions.
CODE AMENDMENT – VEHICLES FOR HIRE - ORDINANCE 2016-04 AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES CHAPTER 86, ARTICLE III, TITLED TAXICABS; AMENDING TITLE OF ARTICLE III TO VEHICLES FOR HIRE; AMENDING SECTION 86-90 REGARDING LEGISLATIVE PURPOSE; AMENDING SECTION 86-91, DEFINITIONS, BY DEFINING TYPES OF VEHICLES FOR HIRE; AMENDING SECTION 86-112 BY REMOVING AND AMENDING SIGN REQUIREMENTS; AMENDING SECTION 86-136 BY REQUIRING TAXICABS TO POST RATE SCHEDULES CONSPICUOUSLY IN VEHICLES; AMENDING SECTION 86-140 BY REMOVING THE REQUIREMENT FOR LEATHER, VINYL, OR SOME SIMILAR NONABSORBENT FABRIC UPHOLSTERY WHICH CAN BE EASILY CLEANED; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Synopsis: Amends various sections of the City Code pertaining to Vehicles for Hire.
BOARD OF ADJUSTMENT – 1 appointment.
GREENS & OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE – 1 appointment.
PARKS & RECREATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE – 1 appointment.
CITY ATTORNEY EMPLOYMENT AGREEMENT / PERFORMANCE EVALUATION – This item is placed on the agenda at the request of Vice Mayor Lentz.