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City Commission Minutes 03-18-2014
MINUTES
COMMISSION MEETING
MARCH 18, 2014
6:30PM

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 with amendments
Motion- Vice Mayor Howard       Second- Commissioner Bouie

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

C.  RECOGNITIONS & GUESTS- None

D.  COMMITTEE REPORTS/PRESENTATIONS/PROCLAMATIONS
1.  Park & Rec. Director Updates
Park & Rec. Director Reggie Strickland gave a brief back ground description of himself and explained some programs he has been working on within the different parks.

E.  CITIZEN COMMENTS
Mr. Larry Tilbury- Neighbor had motor scooter stolen.  It was bright yellow in color and the police was notified.

F.  AGENDA ITEMS
1.  City Commission Minutes (March 4, 2014 City Commission Minutes)
Moved to approve the minutes
Motion- Vice Mayor Howard       Second- Commissioner Carlton

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

2.  Water, Sewer, and Garbage Rates
City Manager Vause- Suggesting this item is table because all the Commissioners are not present.  Is suggestion a workshop on this item for April 8 at 6:30PM.
All City Commissioners agreed.

3.  Altitude Communication
City Attorney Hoehn- Altitude has 3 cable dishes on city property at the fire station.  She spoke with Altitude attorney who informed her Altitude would sign a consent saying if 3 dishes were not removed the City could move them.  The consent still not signed and need the City Commission permission to go to court and file eviction action or take further steps to resolve issue.
Moved to give City Attorney permission to proceed with eviction process.
Motion- Vice Mayor Howard       Second-Commissioner Bouie

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

G.  PUBLIC HEARING
1.  SECOND READING- None

2.  FIRST READING
A.  CPA 13-2 Public Schools Facilities Element Comprehensive Plan Amendment
City Planner Castine explained the CPA.
Moved to approve on first reading.

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

H.  DISCUSSION
1.  Future Dates
City Manager summarized the future dates for meetings.
The City Commissioner agreed the dates are acceptable.

I.  CITIZEN COMMENTS- None




J.  REPORTS/ANNOUNCEMENTS/INFORMATION
1.  City Manager Vause gave updates on the Park & Rec. LOCNP, FRDAP Grant, American Legion, Joint Mtg with ACBOCC and staff.

2.  City Attorney Hoehn- None

3.  City Commission
A.  Commissioner Carlton- Asked for further clarification about the Altitude situation.
B.  Commissioner Bouie- None
C.  Vice Mayor Howard- None

4.  Mayor Surrency- Went to Washington DC with the National League of Cities.  The trip was paid by the Florida League of Cities. Alachua County League of Cities in Waldo on March 25 at 7PM.  The LOCNP Annual Meeting at 5:30PM  this Thursday.

K.  ADJOURN
Moved to adjourn

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

These minutes are submitted for approval.


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