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City Commission Meeting 06-20-2017
MINUTES
REGULAR COMMISSION MEETING
June 20, 2017
6:30 PM

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

B. ~APPROVAL OF AGENDA
Moved to approve the agenda with amendments
Motion- Commissioner Roberts-Cheatham           Second- Commissioner Bouie

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

C. ~RECOGNITIONS & GUESTS- None

D. ~COMMITTEE REPORTS/PRESENTATIONS/PROCLAMATIONS
1.  Nomination for Citizen of the Month
Moved to nominate Mr. Ray Daniel, Mr. Wallace Russell, Ms. Alta Johnson and Mr. Dick Curtis for Citizen of the Month for July 2017.
Motion- Commissioner Roberts-Cheatham   Second- Commissioner Bouie

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

E. ~CITIZEN COMMENTS - None

F. ~ROUTINE ITEMS
1.  City Commission Minutes (Regular Commission Meeting June 6, 2017)
Moved to approve the minutes
Motion- Commissioner Bouie      Second- Commissioner Floyd

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

2.  Swearing in Ceremony of City Commissioners (Oath of Office)
City Attorney Hoehn swore in Commissioner Floyd and Vice Mayor Howard for another 2 year term.  Mayor Surrency was not present.

3.  Nomination of Mayor
Moved to table until July 18, 2017 Commission Meeting
Motion- Commissioner Bouie      Second- Commissioner Floyd

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

4.  Nomination of Vice Mayor
Moved to table until July 18, 2017 Commission Meeting
Motion- Commissioner Floyd              Second- Commissioner Bouie

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

5.  Resignation of P&Z Board Member
City Commission agreed to think of someone to nominate to serve in the vacant position on the P&Z Board.

6.  Resolution- Waiver of fees associated with voluntary annexation
City Attorney Hoehn read the Resolution by title only.
Moved to approve the Resolution to waive fees associated with petitioning for voluntary annexation, except for the cost of public notice.
Motion- Commissioner Roberts-Cheatham   Second- Commissioner Floyd

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

7.  Resolution- Surplus List
City Attorney Hoehn read the Resolution by title only.
Moved to approve the Resolution and reserve the prices for the vehicles at $500 each and give the City Manager the authority to sale them if the bid is close enough to the reserve.
Motion- Commissioner Floyd              Second- Commissioner Bouie

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

8.  Resolution- Traffic Signal Maintenance & Compensation Agreement
City Attorney Hoehn read the Resolution by title only.
Moved to approve the Resolution for the Traffic Signal Maintenance and Compensation Agreement.
Motion- Commissioner Bouie      Second- Commissioner Floyd

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

9.  Resolution- New Sensus Hand Held Meter Reading Device
City Attorney Hoehn read the Resolution by title only.
Moved to approve staff recommendation to purchase the Sensus Hand Held unit for $5454.00.
Motion- Commissioner Roberts-Cheatham           Second- Commissioner Bouie

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

10.  Resolution- Credit Line approval Capital City Bank
City Attorney Hoehn read the Resolution by title only.
Moved to authorize the Mayor to execute and deliver a promissory note to Capital City Bank in the amount of $300K consistent with the stated terms.
Motion- Commissioner Roberts-Cheatham           Second- Commissioner Bouie



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

11.  Resolution- Capital City Bank Water Account
City Attorney Hoehn read the Resolution by title only.
Moved to authorize the Mayor and City Manager to open an Enterprise Water Fund Account with Capital City Bank.
Motion- Commissioner Bouie      Second- Commissioner Roberts-Cheatham

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

12.  Date for the Naming of Waste Water Treatment Plant
The City Commission agree on Friday June 30, 2017 depending on the Mayor schedule.

G.  PUBLIC HEARING
SECOND READING
1.  Alachua County Fire Services MSBU
City Attorney Hoehn read the Ordinance by title only.
Moved to approve the Ordinance on 2nd reading as presented with modification.
Motion- Commissioner Floyd              Second- Commissioner Bouie

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

2.  PUD 17-2 Villages of Hawthorne PUD 2nd Reading
City Attorney Hoehn read the Ordinance by title only.
Moved to approve PUD 17-2 Villages of Hawthorne on 2nd reading.
Motion- Commissioner Bouie      Second- Commissioner Roberts-Cheatham

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

FIRST READING- None

H.  DISCUSSION ITEMS
1.  Personnel Rules & Regulations
The City Commission agreed to have a workshop on the above item.
2.  New Medical Marijuana Legislation
The City Commission and staff had a brief discussion concerning the changes made by the Legislature regarding the medical marijuana treatment center.

I.  CITIZEN COMMENTS- None  ~

J. ~REPORTS/ANNOUNCEMENTS/INFORMATION
1. City Manager Vause gave her City Manager’s report.
2. City Attorney Hoehn- No report
3. City Commission
Commissioner Roberts-Cheatham- No report
Commissioner Floyd- No report
Commissioner Bouie- No report
Vice Mayor Howard- No report
4. Mayor Surrency- Not present

K. ~ADJOURN at 8:00PM


These minutes are submitted for approval.


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