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City Commission Minutes 09-15-2015
MINUTES
REGULAR COMMISSION MEETING
Hawthorne High School Auditorium
SEPTEMBER 15, 2015
6:30 PM

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

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

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

C. ~RECOGNITIONS & GUESTS
Mayor Surrency- Everyone in attendance are guest and we welcome everyone.

D. ~COMMITTEE REPORTS/PRESENTATIONS/PROCLAMATIONS- None

E. ~CITIZEN COMMENTS- None

F. ~ROUTINE ITEMS
1.  City Commission Minutes
A. Special Commission Meeting 09/14/2015
Moved to approve the minutes at the 09/14/2015 Special Commission Meeting
Motion- Commissioner Roberts    Second- Vice Mayor Howard

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


G.      PUBLIC HEARING
SECOND READING
A.  Ordinance- A 15-1 Envision Alachua Annexation- Urban Service Report
City Manager Vause gave the staff recommendation and analysis on the USR.
City Attorney Hoehn read the Ordinance by title only.
Mr. Chris Dougherty of Littlejohn gave their staff report.
The City Commission had a brief discussion
Ms. Susan Baird gave general comments about the annexation
Moved to approve the Ordinance A 15-1 on the Envision Alachua Annexation on second reading
Motion- Commissioner Floyd                      Second- Commissioner Bouie

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

FIRST READING
A.  Ordinance- EA-Hawthorne Comprehensive Plan Amendments
Mr. Tim Jackson of Plum Creek gave a presentation on the background of the Comprehensive Plan Amendment.
Mr. Chris Dougherty of Littlejohn discussed the highlights of the application for the Comprehensive Plan Amendment.
City Attorney Hoehn read the Ordinance by title only.
The following people gave comments on the Comprehensive Plan Amendment:
Ms. Katy Davis
Ms. Cheryl Haufler
Mr. Jeff Knee
Mr. Ted Whittington
Ms. Patricia Gowdy
Ms. Susan Davenport
Ms. Karen Chadwick
Mr. Rob Brinkman
Ms. Tracy Marinello
Ms. Susan Baird
Ms. Brenda Wesley
Ms. Sharla Head-Jones
Mr. Kenneth Davis
Ms. Lori Wiggins
Ms. Vivian Filer
Moved to approve the Ordinance as presented and direct transmittal of Comprehensive Plan Amendment to the Department of Economic Opportunity for an expedited review.
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

H.   ~CITIZEN COMMENTS
Mr. Kenneth Krug spoke on the condition on CR 219A
I. ~REPORTS/ANNOUNCEMENTS/INFORMATION
1. City Manager Vause- No Report

2. City Attorney Hoehn- No Report
3. City Commission
A.  Commissioner Roberts- Thanks to everyone for the positive and negative comments.  Born and raised in Hawthorne and it’s time for a change.
B.  Commissioner Floyd- Thanks to everyone for attending.  Thanks to Plum Creek for their presentation.
C.  Commissioner Bouie- Thanks to everyone that was in attendance and she appreciates all the input and support the changes.
D.  Vice Mayor Howard- Thanks to everyone for their input.  Believe in the upcoming years everyone will be appreciating what Plum Creek is doing.

4. Mayor Surrency- Thank you to everyone that attended and want everyone to know the process does not stop here whether it is approved or disapproved.

J. ~ADJOURN @ 8:52PM


These minutes are submitted for approval.


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