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City Commission Minutes 08-02-2016
MINUTES
REGULAR COMMISSION MEETING
August 2, 2016
6:30 PM

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

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

Commissioner Bouie
Yes
Commissioner Floyd
Yes
Commissioner Roberts-Cheatham
Not Present
Vice Mayor Howard
Yes
Mayor Surrency
Yes
Vote 4-0

C. ~RECOGNITIONS & GUESTS- None

D. ~COMMITTEE REPORTS/PRESENTATIONS/PROCLAMATIONS
Presentation- FRDAP Check for Lindsey Phillips Park- Ms. Valerie Rivers, Park Manager
Ms. Rivers presented the City of Hawthorne City Commission with a $50K FRDAP check.

E. ~CITIZEN COMMENTS- None

F. ~ROUTINE ITEMS
1.  City Commission Minutes
A.  Commission Budget Minutes July 19, 2016
B.  Commission Regular Minutes July 19, 2016
Moved to approve the Budget Minutes from July 19, 2016 & The Regular Minutes from July 19, 2019.
Motion- Vice Mayor Howard               Second- Commissioner Floyd

Commissioner Bouie
Yes
Commissioner Floyd
Yes
Commissioner Roberts-Cheatham
Not Present
Vice Mayor Howard
Yes
Mayor Surrency
Yes
Vote 4-0
2.  Lindsey Phillips Park Phase II: Grant App FRDAP-Opportunities for Individuals with Unique Abilities Special Funding Cycle
Moved to authorize the filing on an application for a FRDAP Grant for $125K
City Attorney Hoehn read the resolution by title only.
Motion-Commissioner Bouie               Second- Vice Mayor Howard

Commissioner Bouie
Yes
Commissioner Floyd
Yes
Commissioner Roberts-Cheatham
Not Present
Vice Mayor Howard
Yes
Mayor Surrency
Yes
Vote 4-0

3.  Hawthorne Athletic Park Phase III: Grant App FRDAP-Opportunities for Individuals with Unique Abilities Special Funding Cycle
Moved to authorize the filing on an application for a FRDAP Grant for $125K
City Attorney Hoehn read the resolution by title only.
Motion-Vice Mayor Howard                Second- Commissioner Bouie

Commissioner Bouie
Yes
Commissioner Floyd
Yes
Commissioner Roberts-Cheatham
Not Present
Vice Mayor Howard
Yes
Mayor Surrency
Yes
Vote 4-0

4.  Little Orange Creek Nature Park Phase II: Grant App FRDAP-Opportunities for Individuals with Unique Abilities Special Funding Cycle
Moved to authorize the filing on an application for the FRDAP Grant for $250K.
City Attorney Hoehn read the resolution by title only.
Motion- Commissioner Floyd              Second- Commissioner Bouie

Commissioner Bouie
Yes
Commissioner Floyd
Yes
Commissioner Roberts-Cheatham
Not Present
Vice Mayor Howard
Yes
Mayor Surrency
Yes
Vote 4-0

5.  Special Meeting/Public Hearing Monday August 8, 2016
City Manager Vause stated we need 3 special meetings/public hearings to the meet the grant requirements for the special FRDAP grant cycle for LOCNP, Hawthorne Athletic Park, and Lindsey Phillips Park.
Moved to approve the special meeting and direct staff to advertise the public hearings.
Motion- Vice Mayor Howard               Second- Commissioner Bouie




Commissioner Bouie
Yes
Commissioner Floyd
Yes
Commissioner Roberts-Cheatham
Not Present
Vice Mayor Howard
Yes
Mayor Surrency
Yes
Vote 4-0

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

H.  DISCUSSION ITEMS
1.  Love’s Travel Plaza and McDonalds Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
City Manager Vause informed the City Commission they were invited to attend the ribbon ceremony on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 @ 3PM.  

I.  CITIZEN COMMENTS- None

J. ~REPORTS/ANNOUNCEMENTS/INFORMATION
1. City Manager Vause gave her City Manager’s report
2. City Attorney Hoehn- will be recording a deed in favor of the City of Hawthorne this week.  It’s a small strip of land next to the City Museum and the owners have signed it over to the city.
3. City Commission
A.  Commissioner Roberts-Cheatham- Not present
B.  Commissioner Floyd- Ready for the McDonald’s and Love to open this week.
C.  Commissioner Bouie- No report
D.  Vice Mayor Howard- No report

4. Mayor Surrency- Alachua Co. League of Cities candidate forum is August 17, 2016 at 6PM in Newberry.

K. ~ADJOURN @ 7:01PM

These minutes are submitted for approval.


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