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City Commission Minutes 10-04-2016
AGENDA
REGULAR COMMISSION MEETING
October 4, 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
Yes
Vice Mayor Howard
Yes
Mayor Surrency
Yes
Vote 5-0

C. ~RECOGNITIONS & GUESTS
Mr. Jess Irby announced he is running for the Clerk of Court.  Asking the citizens to support him at the November 8, 2016 election.

D. ~COMMITTEE REPORTS/PRESENTATIONS/PROCLAMATIONS
Citizen of the Month Presentation- City Manager Vause reminded the City Commission and Citizens the citizen on the month forms are on the city’s website if they want to nominate someone.

E. ~CITIZEN COMMENTS
Mr. Keith Harmon, Hawthorne Library- fight at the library was gang related and asked if anyone notices a group of kids gathering they may be doing more than just playing nicely.

F. ~ROUTINE ITEMS
1.  Special Commission Meeting 9-22-16
2.  Special Commission Meeting 9-27-16
Moved to approve the 9/22/16 and 9/27/16 minutes.
Motion- Vice Mayor Howard               Second- Commissioner Bouie

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

3.  Resolution- Florida League of Cities Appreciation
City Manager Vause read the resolution in its entirety from the Florida League of Cities for its support of Mayor Surrency as President of the Florida League of Cities.

4.  Traffic Signal Maintenance & Compensation Agreement
City Attorney Hoehn read the resolution by title only.
Moved to adopt the resolution as presented.
Motion- Vice Mayor Howard               Second- Commissioner Floyd

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

5.  Dr. Kathy Cantwell
City Manager Vause- PLC is requesting permission to name the Education and Event Center at LOCNP in honor of Dr. Kathy Cantwell.  PLC will pay for the plaque.
City Attorney Hoehn read the resolution by title only.
Moved to approve the naming of the building in honor of Dr. Kathy Cantwell upon further research to make sure the building name process is done correctly.
Motion- Commissioner Bouie      Second- Commissioner Roberts-Cheatham
Discussion- Mr. Willie Thelossan thanked the City Commission for approving this and honoring Ms. Cantwell this way.

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

6.  Natural Resource Management Plan for Little Orange Creek Nature Park
Mr. Willie Thelossan spoke on the Nature Park Management Units as City Manager Vause presented a power point.
Ms. Cindy Terrell- can the power point presentation be made available to the public on the city website because it was very impressive.
City Manager Vause- she will put a printed copy at the Hawthorne Library because as we progress certain things will be added into the power point.
No action was taken.


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

H.  DISCUSSION ITEMS- None

I.  CITIZEN COMMENTS
Mr. Larry Tilbury- wish FDOT would put a sign that says stop here so the lights can change faster at the over path coming from east and west going north and south on 301.  

J. ~REPORTS/ANNOUNCEMENTS/INFORMATION
1. City Manager Vause gave her city manager’s report.
2. City Attorney Hoehn- no report
3. City Commission
Commissioner Floyd- no report
Commissioner Roberts-Cheatham- Super Senior fellowship day at the Methodist Church fellowship hall tomorrow at 11:00AM.
Commissioner Bouie- no report
Vice Mayor Howard- no report
4. Mayor Surrency- HHS Homecoming @ 6:30PM Friday.  Sunday the old Matthews house will be dedicated to the community.  The old medical center was purchased by Mr. Kirk Reeb and clean up has started on the property.

K. ~ADJOURN by Mayor Surrency


These minutes are submitted for approval.


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