Due to the COVID-19 social distancing requirements, the City of Lake City will hold the August 17, 2020 City Council Meeting via telephonic and video conferencing communications media technology.
To participate the instructions are located at the end of this agenda.
CITY OF LAKE CITY City Council Meeting August 17, 2020 6:00 P. M. via Communications Media Technology
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
INVOCATION – Vice-Mayor and Councilmember Melinda Moses
In absence of minutes for the August 10, 2020 Special Meeting, City Clerk Audrey Sikes asked for a memorandum to be included in the agenda packet documenting council action taken at the meeting. Official minutes from the meeting will be presented at the September meeting.
4. APPROVAL OF AGENDA 5. PRESENTATIONS
Open First Public Hearing (virtual)
Ms. Lauren Yeatter, AICP, Senior Planner, North Central Florida Regional Planning Council
For the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (FDEO) Small Cities Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) for up to $1,500,000
To receive citizen views concerning housing, and community and economic development needs
Approval to accept donation in the amount of $11,718.35 from the Rotary Club of Lake City to the City of Lake City. This donation is to purchase playground equipment for the Rotary Playground located near the Darby Pavilion in Wilson Park.
Approval for the Police Department to apply for the Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant FY2020 in the amount of $11,466.11. The funds will be used to purchase protective gear and entry tools for the safety of the officers in their tactical enforcement and apprehension.
Approval for the Police Department to apply for the Firehouse Subs Public Safety Foundation Grant FY2020 in the amount of $14,125.28. The funds will be used to purchase outer carriers (vests) with pockets that would allow equipment to be moved from the officer’s gun belt.
8. OLD BUSINESS
9. NEW BUSINESS
Ordinance No. 2020-2162 (first reading), if adopted, amends the land use classification from County Agriculture-3 (less than or equal to 1 dwelling unit per 5 acres) and County Light Industrial to City Industrial of certain lands within the corporate limits of the City of Lake City, Florida; providing severability; repealing all ordinances in conflict; and providing an effective date. This property is owned by D & B Timber and Land Trust and is located on the north side of NW Bell Street.
Adopt Ordinance No. 2020-2162 (first reading)
Ordinance No. 2020-2163 (first reading), if adopted, relates to the rezoning of ten or more contiguous acres of land from County Agricultural-3 (A-3) and County Industrial, Light and Warehousing (ILW) to City Industrial, Light and Warehousing (ILW) of certain lands within the corporate limits of the City of Lake City, Florida; providing severability; repealing all ordinances in conflict; and providing an effective date. This property is owned by D & B Timber and Land Trust and is located on the north side of NW Bell Street.
Adopt Ordinance No. 2020-2163 (first reading)
Ordinance No. 2020-2164 (first reading), if adopted, will repeal Ordinance No. 2016-2081; providing for severability; providing for codification; and providing an effective date.
Adopt Ordinance No. 2020-2164 (first reading)
Open Public Hearing (virtual)
Comments from the public regarding the Sale of Surplus Property Brandon Brent Water System
City Council Resolution No. 2020-071, if adopted, will authorize the sale of the Brandon Brent Water System, a City owned utility, pursuant to and in accordance with the provisions and requirements of Section 180.301, Florida Statutes and Section 2-183 of the Code of the City of Lake City, Florida, to Florida Utility Services 1, LLC, at a price of $70,800.00.
City Council Resolution No. 2020-061, if adopted, will authorize the City to enter into a Partial Settlement Agreement relating to the redevelopment of the property located in Block 14 of the Central Division of the City, A/K/A “The Blanche” with Blanche Hotel Redevelopment, LLC, and Integrity Development Partners, LLC, and Blanche Master Tenant, LLC, and IDP Blanche Manager, LLC, and Blanche Financial Corporation, Inc.
City Council Resolution No. 2020-072, if adopted, will ratify the Mayor’s extension of the State of Emergency arising from the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency.
City Council Resolution No. 2020-075, if adopted, will accept the Bid (ITB-020-2020) from ABA-CON, Inc. for the purchase and installation of one (1) twenty thousand (20,000) gallon Jet-A-Fuel System and authorizes the City to execute an Agreement with the contractor.
Discussion and Possible Action: Rotary Club Christmas Parade tentatively scheduled for Saturday, December 12, 2020 (Mayor Witt) 10. DEPARTMENTAL ADMINISTRATION None 11. COMMENTS BY COUNCIL MEMBERS
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.
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The public may participate at the appropriate time via: (i) video conference by utilizing the software chat function or raise hand function to request to speak; or (2) telephonically by using dialing *9 to raise hand. The Chair will allow for sufficient time for all participants to be heard.