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City Commission Minutes 06-02-2015
MINUTES
REGULAR COMMISSION MEETING
TUESDAY, JUNE 2, 2015
6:30 PM

A. ~CALL TO ORDER- Mayor Surrency
~~~~~~~~1. ~Invocation- Commissioner Roberts
~~~~~~~~2. ~Pledge of Allegiance- Commissioner Carlton

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

Commissioner Carlton
Yes
Commissioner Bouie
No
Commissioner Roberts
Yes
Vice Mayor Howard
Yes
Mayor Surrency
Yes
Vote 4-0

C. ~RECOGNITIONS & GUESTS- None

D. ~COMMITTEE REPORTS/PRESENTATIONS/PROCLAMATIONS
1.  Presentation- Commissioner Charles Goston, City of Gainesville
Commissioner Goston spoke on Bonnie Burgess summer swim lessons at the Mickel Pool at 1717 SE 15th Street Gainesville.

E. ~CITIZEN COMMENTS
Mr. Larry Tilbury- Recycling pickup messed up 2 weeks in a row on May 15 & May 22.  Questioned if there was a penalty clause if they do not meet their contract requirement.

F. ~ROUTINE ITEMS
1.  City Commission Minutes
     A. May 5, 2015 City Commission Workshop
    B. May 5, 2015 City Commission Meeting
Moved to approve the above minutes from May 5, 2015
Motion- Commissioner Roberts    Second- Vice Mayor Howard

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

    C. May 18, 2015 Joint Special Meeting
Moved to approve with amendments
Motion- Commissioner Roberts    Second- Commissioner Carlton

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

2.  Selection of Grant Administrator- City Manager Vause
Moved to approve the staff’s recommendation for the ranking committee:
Ellen Vause City Manager, Mike Castine City Planner, Tommie Howard Vice Mayor, Larry Tilbury Citizen and Marian Rucker Citizen
Motion- Commissioner Roberts    Second- Vice Mayor Howard

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

3.  Putnam Land Conservancy Manager Designee- City Manager Vause
City Manager Vause informed the City Commission that Mr. Mike Stallings will no longer be a board member of Putnam Land Conservance (PLC).
No action was needed.

4.  Mr. Mike Stallings Volunteer- City Manager Vause
City Manager Vause informed the City Commission that Mr. Mike Stallings & Mrs. Janice Brown Stallings would like to continue volunteering for Little Orange Creek Nature Park (LOCNP) and he has provided a certificate of liability insurance under the Hawthorne Area Community Foundation.
No action was needed.

5.  Resolution- Active Street CRA Funds Request- City Manager Vause
Moved to approve the funding of CRA promotional budget for the Active Street Event
Motion- Commissioner Carlton    Second- Commissioner Roberts

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


6.  LOCNP (North Side) - City Manager Vause
City Manager Vause- As part of the MOU the property owners of LOCNP met to discuss the possibility of hunting on the LOCN Preserve.  The subcommittee will present the proposed hunting plan to the MOU for incorporation into the MOU agreements.  The FCT will also be copied with MOU in the annual report filed each July.
No action needed.

7.  Resolution - City of Hawthorne Fee Schedule- City Planner Castine
Moved to adopt the fee schedule as presented by staff
Motion- Vice Mayor Howard               Second- Commissioner Roberts

Commissioner Carlton
No
Commissioner Bouie
Not Present
Commissioner Roberts
Yes
Vice Mayor Howard
Yes
Mayor Surrency
Yes
Vote 3-1

G.      PUBLIC HEARING
SECOND READING
A.  Cross Connection Plan- City Manager Vause
Moved to approve the Ordinance for the Cross Connection Plan on 2nd reading
Motion- Commissioner Roberts    Second- Vice Mayor Howard

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

FIRST READING
A.  Ordinance to establish a temporary zoning moratorium on marijuana dispensaries/processing/growing centers- Mayor Surrency
Moved to approve the Ordinance on Marijuana dispensaries/processing/growing centers as further defined herein for a period of 12 months from the date of adoption of this ordinance
Motion- Vice Mayor Howard               Second- Commissioner Roberts

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

H.  DISCUSSION ITEMS- None

I.  CITIZEN COMMENTS- None

J. ~REPORTS/ANNOUNCEMENTS/INFORMATION
1. City Manager Vause gave an update on Audit, Visioning, Active Streets, Legislative Appropriation, St John Management, CDBG, FRDAP, Love’s Travel Center, Hawthorne Estate, water line replacement, LOCNP, Hawthorne Heart Walk

2. City Attorney Hoehn- Thank you to the Commission for excusing her from the past 2 meetings after giving birth to her baby boy.

3. City Commission
Commissioner Roberts- Remember City Clerk Lakesha in your prayers she’s at the hospital with her daughter.
Commissioner Carlton- No report
Commissioner Bouie- Not Present
Vice Mayor Howard- No report

4. Mayor Surrency- Reminder the City Election is next Tuesday.  Commissioner Carlton and Mr. Jimmy Floyd are running for seat #3 and would like to encourage everyone to come out and vote.


K. ~ADJOURN


These minutes are submitted for approval.


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