City of Hawthorne, Florida
City Commission Minutes 02-04-2014
MINUTES
CITY COMMISSION MEETING
FEBRUARY 4, 2014
6:30PM

A.  CALL TO ORDER- Mayor Surrency
1.  Invocation- Commissioner Bouie
2.  Pledge of Allegiance- Vice Mayor Howard

B.  APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Moved to approve the agenda
Motion- Commissioner Carlton            Second- Vice Mayor Howard

Commissioner Carlton
Yes
Commissioner Bouie
Yes
Commissioner Roberts
Yes
Vice Mayor Howard
Yes
Mayor Surrency
Yes
Vote 5-0

C.  RECOGNITIONS & GUESTS
1.  Citizen of the month- Ms. Wilda Carter
Ms. Carter was nominated by Ms. J. Tozzo as citizen of the month.  The City Commission and Staff recognized Ms. Carter.

D.  COMMITTEE REPORTS/PRESENTATIONS/PROCLAMATIONS
1.  Proclamation- Hazardous Materials Awareness Week
Mayor Surrency read the proclamation supporting the Hazardous Materials Awareness Week February 16-22, 2014.

2.  Presentation- Mr. Scott L. Tomar- Professor of UF Dentistry
Mr. Scott gave a presentation to the City Commission.

E.  CITIZEN COMMENTS- None

F.  AGENDA ITEMS
1.  City Commission Minutes
January 21, 2014 Workshop & January 21, 2014 Commission Meeting
Moved to approve the minutes
Motion- Commissioner Roberts            Second- Commissioner Carlton


Commissioner Carlton
Yes
Commissioner Bouie
Yes
Commissioner Roberts
Yes
Vice Mayor Howard
Yes
Mayor Surrency
Yes
Vote 5-0

2.  FRWA Pre Development Loan
City Manager Vause- Staff wants to apply for a $100K pre development revolving loan from the FRWA.  
City Attorney Hoehn read the Resolution by title only
Moved to approve
Motion- Vice Mayor Howard               Second- Commissioner Carlton

Commissioner Carlton
Yes
Commissioner Bouie
Yes
Commissioner Roberts
Yes
Vice Mayor Howard
Yes
Mayor Surrency
Yes
Vote 5-0

3.  Code Board Alternate
City Manager Vause- Staff is asking the City Commission to appoint Mr. Larry Tilbury as a regular CEB member and Mr. Brenda Cooper as alternate CEB.
City Attorney Hoehn- Florida Commission of Ethics opinion is that it would be a conflict of interest if Ms. Cooper is the alternate for CEB.
Moved to appoint Mr. Tilbury as the regular member and Ms. Vivian Wagner as the alternate of the CEB.
Motion- Commissioner Carlton            Second- Commissioner Roberts

Commissioner Carlton
Yes
Commissioner Bouie
Yes
Commissioner Roberts
Yes
Vice Mayor Howard
Yes
Mayor Surrency
Yes
Vote 5-0

G.  PUBLIC HEARING
1.  SECOND READING- None
2.  FIRST READING- None

H.  DISCUSSION- None

I.  CITIZEN COMMENTS- None




J.  REPORT/ANNOUNCEMENTS/INFORMATION
City Manager Vause- gave update on St. Johns River Water Management, LOCNP, Park & Recreation, FRDAP Grant, American Legion, Joint Meeting with ACBOCC, Fire Station, CSX, The Reservation Subdivision, and Staff.

Commissioner Carlton- None

Commissioner Bouie- None

Vice Mayor Howard- None

Commissioner Roberts- Hawthorne Life Enrichment Valentine’s Day Ball is February 14, 2014 @ 11:00AM at City Hall.

Mayor Surrency- Still working on the FDOT debt and trying to get forgiveness for the City of the debt.


K.  ADJOURN
Moved to adjourn the meeting at

These minutes are submitted for approval.


                                                                                                
LaKesha H. McGruder, CMC                        Matthew Surrency, Mayor
City Clerk