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ST. CLOUD CITY COUNCIL REGULAR MEETING

Thursday, March 8, 2007

City Hall – Council Chambers

1300 9th Street

6:30 p.m.

Agenda

 

Welcome to our Council meeting. In the interest of time efficiency and ensuring that everyone who wishes to address the Council is given the opportunity to do so, the following will apply to all comments made by the public. Each speaker shall be allotted 3 minutes to address the Council, unless such time is extended by the Mayor or by questions from Council. Groups shall designate a spokesperson to avoid repetition of comments. Every effort will be made to avoid interrupting speakers.  Thank you for participating in your City Government.

 

I.          Call to Order

II.        Invocation

III.       Pledge of Allegiance

IV.       Roll Call

¨      Mayor Donna Hart

¨      Deputy Mayor Jeff McCorkle

¨      Council Member Mike Wetzel

¨      Council Member Mickey Hopper

¨      Council Member Wade Davis

 

V.        Presentations

·        Proclamation in recognition of Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Week

·        Proclamation in recognition March for Meals

·        Recognition of Jackie Walton for Volunteer Service

 

VI.              Public Hearings

 

1.      ORDINANCE NO. 2007-11, an ordinance of the City Council of the City of St. Cloud, Florida, amending certain maps of the Comprehensive Plan to assign a “Industrial” future land use designation to certain property lying within the City limits located south of U.S. Highway 192 and west of County Road 15 for the property known as Ameratrail; providing that all goals, objectives, policies, and other planning provisions within the Comprehensive Plan shall pertain and be applicable to said property; providing for applicability and effect, severability, conflicts, distribution and copies on file, authorization to transmit, and an effective date. (Above is full title) ACTION ON ORDINANCE NO. 2007-11.

 

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2.      ORDINANCE NO. 2007-12, an ordinance of the City Council of the City of St. Cloud, Florida, revising the official zoning map of the City of St. Cloud to indicate a change in zoning compatible with a land use designation change, Ordinance No. 2007-11, for real property, known as Ameratrail, located south of U.S. Highway 192 and west of County Road 15, in Section 7, Township 26 South, Range 31 East, as recorded in Plat Book B, Page 23, of the public records of Osceola County, Florida, and establishing the initial zoning designation as "I-2" Industrial Zoning District; providing for entering the designation on the official zoning map, filing of the Planning Board recommendation and proof of publication, severability, conflicts and effective date. (Above is full title) ACTION ON ORDINANCE NO. 2007-12

 

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3.      ORDINANCE NO. 2007-27, an ordinance of the City Council of the City of St. Cloud, Florida, closing, vacating, and abandoning rights-of-way lying within that area specified as Seminole Land and Investment Company Right of Way, specifically described in the body of this ordinance; providing for severability, conflicts and an effective date. (Location: north of Southside Wastewater Plant and west of Gramercy Farms) (Above is full title) ACTION ON ORDINANCE NO. 2007-27

 

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4.      ORDINANCE NO. 2007-34, an ordinance of the City Council of the City of St. Cloud, Florida, amending the official zoning map of the City of St. Cloud to indicate a change in zoning for real property, known as Old Hickory, located west of Old Hickory Tree Road and north and south of the New Nolte Road extension, in Sections 13 and 24, Township 26 South, Range 30 East, as recorded in Plat Book B, Pages 4 and 11, of the public records of Osceola County, Florida, and establishing the zoning designation as "Planned Unit Development"; providing for entering the designation on the official zoning map, providing for approval of the preliminary master plan; filing of the Planning Board recommendation and proof of publication, severability, conflicts and effective date. (Above is full title) ACTION ON ORDINANCE NO. 2007-34

 

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5.      RESOLUTION NO. 2007-057R, a resolution of the City Council of the City of St. Cloud, Florida, amending Resolution No. 2006-275R which adopted the 2006/2007 budget for the City of St. Cloud, finding the City Manager has certified there are prior year fund balances available in the 2006/2007 budget for additional projects and programs in various funds not included in the original 2006/2007 budget, requiring the budget to be increased to include said additional funding in the various funds and making supplemental appropriations within the funds.

 

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VII.     Consent Agenda

 

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A.     Warrant List  # 8

 

B.     Minutes: December 14, 2006/Council Meeting and February 15, 2007/Workshop

 

C.     Request Council’s approval of a Final Plat for the Denken Holdings project. (Location: South of 17th Street and west of Michigan Avenue)

 

D.     Request Council’s approval of a Final Plat for the Becca Trace III project. (Location: North of 5th Street and west of Grape Avenue)

 

E.      Resolution No. 2007-058R. a resolution of the City Council of the City of St. Cloud, Florida, authorizing the Mayor to enter into a Task Authorization to the Continuing Contract and Agreement for Professional Engineering Services with Osceola Engineering, Inc., dated June 22, 2006, and any amendments thereto, consisting of professional services for the City Hall Annex project.

 

F.      Resolution No. 2007-059R, a resolution of the City Council of the City of St. Cloud, Florida, authorizing the sale, consumption and possession of alcoholic beverages by Main Street Uptown Grille, on City property, for a special event known as Motorcycle Bike Show Event, to be held on April 7, 2007, with conditions.

 

G.     Resolution No. 2007-060R, a resolution of the City Council of the City of St. Cloud, Florida, authorizing the Mayor to accept a Permanent Utility Easement from Fairwinds Credit Union, to have and to hold for all uses traditionally made of a public utility easement. 

 

H.     Resolution No. 2007-061R, a resolution of the City Council of the City of St. Cloud, Florida, authorizing the Mayor to accept a Permanent Utility Easement from the Arthur J. Berg 1990 Trust, Robert J. Berg, Trustee, to have and to hold for all uses traditionally made of a public utility easement. 

 

I.        Resolution No. 2007-062R, a resolution of the City Council of the City of St. Cloud, Florida, authorizing the Mayor to enter in to a Task Authorization to the Continuing Contract and Agreement for Professional Engineering Services with Osceola Engineering Inc., dated June 22, 2006, and any amendments thereto, consisting of professional services for the Lakeshore Storm Water Management System Improvements Project - Phase II.

 

J.       Resolution No. 2007-063R, a resolution of the City Council of the City of St. Cloud, Florida, issuing a Certificate of Capacity to Osceola Christian Church. (Location: west of Canoe Creek Road and south of Julianne Court).

 

K.    Resolution No. 2007-64R, a resolution of the City Council of the City of St. Cloud, Florida, awarding the 2006 Historic Markers for three (3) properties within the City of St. Cloud, and providing for an effective date. (Property Addresses: 421 Florida Avenue, 608 Florida Avenue and 714 Massachusetts Avenue)

 

 

VIII.     First Citizen’s Forum - Any person who desires to comment on any item not on this agenda is provided this opportunity to address the City Council. Each person is requested to complete a sign-in form to be provided to the City Clerk prior to addressing the Council.

 

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IX.              Council Action

1.      First reading of Ordinance No. 2007-31, an ordinance of the City Council of the City of St. Cloud, Florida, to annex within the corporate area of the City of St. Cloud upon adoption of said ordinance, approximately 1.07± acres of real property known as Bentlee Park, located South of 17th Street and west of Eastern Avenue in Section 12, Township 26 South, Range 30 East; in accordance with the voluntary annexation provisions of Section 171.044, Florida Statutes; providing for severability, conflicts and effective date. (Above is full title)

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2.      First reading of Ordinance No. 2007-32, an ordinance of the City Council of the City of St. Cloud, Florida, amending Ordinance 98-38 (as amended), an ordinance which assigned a zoning designation of Planned Unit Development (PUD) to Rocker/Crittenden, located in Section 07, Township 26 South, Range 31 East and described further herein; providing for approval of the amendment to the PUD zoning ordinance; providing for filing of the Planning Board recommendation and proof of publication, severability, conflicts and effective date. (Above is full title)

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3.      First reading of Ordinance No. 2007-40, an ordinance of the City Council of the City of St. Cloud, Florida, amending the City of St. Cloud General Employees’ Retirement System, adopted pursuant to Ordinance 2005-01; as subsequently amended; amending Section 1, Definitions, to amend the definition of “Salary”; repealing all ordinances in conflict herewith and providing and an effective date.

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4.      First reading of Ordinance No. 2007-41, an ordinance of the City Council of the City of St. Cloud, Florida, amending Ordinance 2006-125; adopting the restated City of St. Cloud Police Officers’ and Firefighters’ Retirement System; amending Section 3, Board of Trustees; amending Section 6, Benefit Amounts and Eligibility; providing for severability of provisions, repealing all ordinances in conflicts herewith and providing an effective date.

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5.      Discussion and possible action regarding the appointments to the Citizen’s Advisory Committee for the Community Redevelopment Agency.

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X.        City Attorney

 

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XI.       City Manager

 

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XII.     Mayor & Council Members

 

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XIII.    Second Citizen’s Forum - Any person who desires to comment on any item not on this agenda is provided this opportunity to address the City Council. Each person is requested to complete a sign-in form to be provided to the City Clerk prior to addressing the Council.      

 

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XIV.    Information Section

 

§         Sunday, March 11, 2007 – Daylight Savings Time begins

§         Monday, March 12, 2007 – Intergovernmental Meeting – 6:00 p.m. @ Marina Building

§         Friday, March 16, 2007 and Saturday, March 17, 2007 – St. Patrick's Weekend Event @ O'Doherty's Restaurant & Irish Pub

§         Monday, March 19, 2007 – 2007 Osceola Summit on Youth and Families – from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. @ Osceola Heritage Park

§         Tuesday, March 20, 2007 – City Election – Polls Open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.

§         Thursday, March 22, 2007 – Council Meeting – 6:30 p.m. @ City Hall

§         Friday, March 23, 2007 – Education Foundation – 2007 Education Awards – 6:00 p.m. @ Universal Studios

§         Thursday, March 29, 2007 – Swearing-In Ceremony – Noon @ City Hall

§         Saturday, March 31, 2007 – Spring Fling Parade – 10:00 a.m. @ Lakeshore Blvd

 

XV.      Adjournment

 

If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the board, agency, or commission with respect to any matter considered at such meeting or hearing, such person will need a record of the proceedings and that, for such purpose, such person 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, and which record is not provided by the City of St. Cloud. (FS 286.0105) In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing assistance to participate in any of these proceedings should contact the Secretary/Clerk of the Committee/Board (listed below), prior to the meeting. (FS 286.26) Lori L. McCorkle, 1300 9th Street, St. Cloud, FL 407-957-7334