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Meeting Name: City Commission Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/6/2012 1:00 PM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: City Hall Auditorium
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120534. 1 Bid Award - Resurfacing of 16 City-Owned Tennis Courts (B)Staff RecommendationBid Award - Resurfacing of 16 City-Owned Tennis Courts (B) This is a request for the City Commission to authorize the bid award in the amount of $54,400 to McLean Tennis Inc. for the resurfacing of 16 City-owned tennis courts.Approved as RecommendedPass Action details Not available
120549. 2  Staff RecommendationDrainage Usage Certificates (B) This item is a request for approval and authorization to execute Usage Certificates.Approved as RecommendedPass Action details Not available
120552. 1  Staff RecommendationApplication for Disability Retirement for Robert T. Nielsen (B) Retirement application for Robert T. Nielsen, Field Service Technician at GRU for 13.333 years, who has been under the care of a physician for medical reasons.Approved as RecommendedPass Action details Not available
120569. 1  Discussion ItemThird Amendment to Interlocal Agreement Between the City of Gainesville, the Alachua County Sheriff, and Alachua County for a Combined Communications Center (B) This item requests the City Commission’s authorization to enter into a Third Amended Interlocal Agreement with the Alachua County Sheriff and Alachua County for a Combined Communications Center.Approved as RecommendedPass Action details Not available
120585. 1  OrdinanceMANAGEMENT EMPLOYMENT POLICIES OF GAINESVILLE REGIONAL UTILITIES (B) Ordinance No. 120585 An ordinance of the City of Gainesville, Florida, amending Chapter 2 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Gainesville by amending Section 2-196 to designate additional Directors of Departments who the General Manager for Utilities may appoint and remove at will; providing directions to the codifier; providing a severability clause; providing a repealing clause; and providing an immediate effective date and limited prospective application.Approved as RecommendedPass Action details Not available
120597. 1  OrdinanceAMENDMENTS TO CHAPTER 27 AND APPENDIX A OF THE CITY CODE OF ORDINANCES RELATING TO NATURAL GAS (B) ORDINANCE NO. 120597 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA, RELATING TO NATURAL GAS, AMENDING ARTICLE VI, NATURAL GAS, OF CHAPTER 27, UTILITIES, SECTIONS 27-271, 27-272, 27-273, 27-275, 27-277, 27-283, 27-286 AND AMENDING APPENDIX A, UTILITIES (5) NATURAL GAS, OF THE CITY OF GAINESVILLE CODE OF ORDINANCES; PROVIDING A REPEALING CLAUSE; PROVIDING DIRECTIONS TO THE CODIFIER; PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.Approved as RecommendedPass Action details Not available
120565. 1  Staff RecommendationSTATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION VS. THE ESTATE OF ELIZABETH HILL, DECEASED, ET AL.; EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, CASE NO. 2012-CA-4446 (B)Approved as RecommendedPass Action details Not available
120594. 1  Staff RecommendationOFFER OF JUDGMENT IN THE CASE STYLED CHERON HAMPTON-BATES, PERSONALLY AND AS NATURAL GUARDIAN OF BRYCE BATES, A MINOR v. THE CITY OF GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA, A MUNICIPAL CORPORATION, AND CPL. TIMOTHY DURST, IN HIS INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY, COURT CASE NO. 1:12-cv-00174-MP-GRJ (NB)Approved as RecommendedPass Action details Not available
120596. 1  Staff RecommendationCity Commission Minutes (B)Approved as Recommended  Action details Not available
120250. 3 Declare the Property at 217 Northeast 1st Street Surplus (B)Discussion ItemUpdate on the Purchase of Surplus DOC Property by the City of Gainesville (B) The purpose of this item is to provide an update to the City Commission on the status of the negotiations between the City and the State for purchase of surplus Department of Corrections (DOC) property. The City would like to purchase the DOC facility known as the former Gainesville Correctional Institute (GCI) in order to provide a variety of services at the complex for homeless/needy individuals and families in our community. This item is being submitted to the City Commission for their consideration and approval to authorize the City Manager to negotiate the purchase of Phase II of the GCI property, seek Legislative support and assistance in obtaining the GCI property, and identify funds for the purchase of the Phase II portion of the GCI property.Approved, as shown abovePass Action details Video Video
120380. 1 Innovation Square Program Update (B)Discussion ItemInnovation Square Program Update (B) The purpose of this item is to provide an update to the City Commission on the Innovation Square Program; request authorization to move forward with final construction documents for SW 9th Street, SW 3rd Avenue, and the SW 9th Street park projects as publicly maintained infrastructure; and request authorization for the City Manager to accept the deeds for right-of-way dedication.Approved as AmendedPass Action details Video Video
120572. 1  Discussion ItemSecond Extension to the Agreement for State of Florida Lobbying and Advocacy Services (B) This item is a request to extend the Agreement for State of Florida Lobbying and Advocacy Services with William J. Peebles, PA. *ESTIMATED STAFF PRESENTATION 5 MINUTES*Approved as RecommendedPass Action details Video Video
120575. 1  Discussion Item2012 Solar Feed-in-Tariff Available Capacity (B)Approved as AmendedPass Roll call Video Video
120686. 1 Low Income Solar (B)Discussion ItemLow Income Solar (B)ReferredPass Action details Not available
120687. 1 Solar Feed In Tariff Customer Survey(NB)Discussion ItemSolar Feed In Tariff Customer Survey(NB)ReferredPass Action details Not available
120369. 2 Election Town Hall Meeting (NB)OrdinanceELECTION TOWN HALL MEETING -- PROPOSED CHARTER AMENDMENTS TO TRANSITION TO 4-YEAR CITY COMMISSION TERMS AND CITY ELECTIONS TO BE HELD IN THE FALL OF ODD NUMBERED YEARS (B)Continued  Action details Video Video
120571. 1  Special RecognitionCity of Gainesville recognition as a Florida Green Building Council (FGBC) Certified Green Local Government at the “Silver” Level (B) The Florida Green Building Council, Inc. (FGBC) is a non-profit corporation whose primary mission is to develop and maintain Green designation standards for Florida and to promote cost-effective, sustainable environmental improvements. The Council will recognize the City of Gainesville as a FGBC Certified Green Local Government at the “Silver” level.Heard  Action details Not available
120533. 1  ProclamationPearl Harbor Remembrance Day - December 7, 2012 (B)Heard  Action details Video Video
120598. 2  ProclamationMartin Luther King, Jr. Hall of Fame Day - January 13, 2013 (B)Heard  Action details Video Video
120599. 1  ProclamationKing Celebration 2013 - January 13-21, 2013 (B)Heard  Action details Not available
120520. 1  ResolutionResolution and Perpetual Easement Request from Florida Department of Transportation (B) This item involves a request from Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) for a Resolution and Perpetual Easement, located at the southeast corner of Tax Parcel 15505-002-001.Adopted (Resolution) and Approved the RecommendationPass Action details Video Video
120547. 1  ResolutionResolution for 5310 Grant Application (B) This item requests the City Commission pass a Resolution allowing the Regional Transit System (RTS) to apply for a 5310 Grant to purchase a paratransit van to provide ADA service to the disabled citizens of Gainesville.Adopted (Resolution)Pass Action details Video Video
120548. 1  ResolutionResolution for 5311 Grant Application (B) This item requests the City Commission adopt a Resolution allowing the Regional Transit System (RTS) to apply for a 5311 Grant to purchase Demand Response trips and to continue to provide Route 23 transportation services to the citizens of Gainesville.Adopted (Resolution) and Approved the RecommendationPass Action details Video Video
120584. 2  ResolutionFINAL AMENDMENT TO THE FY 2011-2012 GENERAL GOVERNMENT FINANCIAL AND OPERATING PLAN (B) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF GAINESVILLE, FLORIDA; RELATING TO ITS GENERAL GOVERNMENT BUDGET FOR THE FISCAL YEAR BEGINNING OCTOBER 1, 2011 AND ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 2012; AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. 110268 AS AMENDED BY RESOLUTION NO. 110856 AND 120364, BY MAKING CERTAIN ADJUSTMENTS TO THE GENERAL OPERATING AND FINANCIAL PLAN BUDGET; AND PROVIDING AN IMMEDIATE EFFECTIVE DATEAdopted (Resolution)Pass Action details Video Video
120303 2  OrdinanceLAND USE CHANGE - SMALL SCALE - APPROXIMATELY 2.8 ACRES OF TAX PARCEL NO. 06724-000-000 (B) Ordinance No. 120303; Petition No. PB-12-85 LUC An ordinance amending the Future Land Use Map of the City of Gainesville Comprehensive Plan by changing the land use category of approximately 2.8 acres of property generally located north of SW 17th Avenue, west of SW 38th Terrace, east of SW 40th Terrace, and south of SW 16th Avenue, as more specifically described in this ordinance, from Conservation (CON) to Urban Mixed-Use 2 (UMU-2); providing directions to the City Manager; providing a severability clause; providing a repealing clause; and providing an effective date.Adopted on Adoption Reading (Ordinance) and Approved the RecommendationPass Action details Video Video
120304. 1 Rezone annexed property from Alachua County A and R-3 district to City of Gainesville CON and UMU-2 (B)OrdinanceREZONING - TAX PARCEL 06724-000-000 (B) Ordinance No. 120304; Petition No. PB-12-86 ZON An ordinance amending the Zoning Map Atlas of the City of Gainesville, Florida, by rezoning approximately 44 acres of property generally located north of SW 18th Place, west of SW 38th Terrace, east of SW 40th Terrace, and south of SW 9th Place, as more specifically described in this ordinance, from the Alachua County zoning categories of Agriculture (A) and Multiple family, high density (R-3) to the City of Gainesville zoning categories of Conservation (CON) and Urban mixed-use district 2 (UMU-2); providing directions to the City Manager; providing a severability clause; providing a repealing clause; and providing an effective date.Adopted on First Reading and Approved the RecommendationsPass Action details Video Video
120023. 1 Modification to the Lighting Ordinance (B)OrdinanceOUTDOOR LIGHTING - TEXT CHANGE (B) Ordinance No. 120023; Petition No. PB-12-40 TCH An ordinance of the City of Gainesville, Florida, amending the Land Development Code relating to outdoor lighting; by adding new definitions to Section 30-23 Definitions; by deleting a subsection of Section 30-93 Gasoline and alternative fuel service stations (GN-554), and food stores (MG-54) with accessory gasoline and alternative fuel pumps; by amending Section 30-114 Off-site parking facilities for uses in MU-1 or MU-2 districts; by deleting a subsection of Section 30-160 Submittal requirements; by amending a subsection of Section 30-307 Nature park district; by deleting a subsection of Section 30-330 Design requirements for vehicle parking; by adding a new Section 30-344 Outdoor lighting; by deleting subsections of Section 30-345 General performance standards; by deleting Section 30-345.1 Nonconforming luminaires; by deleting a subsection of Appendix A. - Special Area Plans, Section 4. - Special Area Plan For Traditional City; by amending a subsection of Appendix A. - Special Area Plans, SectiAdopted on First Reading (Ordinance)Pass Action details Video Video
120326. 1 One College Park PD Amendment (B)OrdinancePLANNED DEVELOPMENT AMENDMENT - ONE COLLEGE PARK (B) Ordinance No. 120326; Petition No. PB-12-83 PDA An ordinance of the City of Gainesville, Florida, amending the Planned Development commonly known as "One College Park" located in the vicinity of the 1700 block between NW 1st Avenue and NW 2nd Avenue; by amending City of Gainesville Ordinance No. 080753 that rezoned the property to Planned Development and adopted the Development Plan; amending the Planned Development to add "dormitory" as defined in this Ordinance to the list of uses permitted by right under certain conditions; defining "dormitory"; adopting a revised development plan report and revised development plan maps; acknowledging extension granted pursuant to Ordinance No. 120129; providing a severability clause; and providing an immediate effective date.Adopted on First Reading (Ordinance)Pass Action details Video Video
120438. 3  OrdinanceAMENDMENT TO RATE SCHEDULE FOR SOLAR FEED-IN-TARIFF PROGRAM (B) Ordinance No. 120438 An ordinance of the City of Gainesville, Florida, amending Appendix A, Utilities, (1) Electricity, i. Distributed Resources Rates, 1. General Provision, (C) Solar Energy Purchase Agreement/Solar Feed In-Tariff (SEPA), (vii), of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Gainesville, by amending rates for the Solar Feed-in-Tariff program; providing a repealing clause; providing directions to the codifier; providing a severability clause; and providing an effective date in accordance with the schedule provided herein.Adopted on First Reading (Ordinance)Pass Action details Video Video
110952. 5 TRAFFIC AND MOTOR VEHICLE OVERTIME METERED PARKING (B)OrdinanceTRAFFIC AND MOTOR VEHICLE OVERTIME METERED PARKING (B) Ordinance No. 110952 An ordinance of the City of Gainesville, Florida, amending Chapter 26 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Gainesville relating to traffic and motor vehicles; amending Sec. 26-76 by providing a further exception for the parking of governmental vehicles; providing directions to the codifier; providing a severability clause; providing a repealing clause; and providing an immediate effective date.Adopted on Final Reading (Ordinance)Pass Action details Video Video
120307. 1  OrdinanceANNEXATION ORDINANCE - NORTHWEST - AREA 2 (B) Ordinance No. 120307 An ordinance of the City of Gainesville, Florida, annexing a portion of the City of Gainesville Reserve Area pursuant to Chapter 90-496, as amended, Special Act, Laws of Florida, known as the Alachua County Boundary Adjustment Act; making certain findings; annexing to include within the corporate limits of the City of Gainesville, Florida, certain compact and contiguous area generally located: west of NW 43rd Street (& that portion west of NW 43rd Street lying between NW 23rd & 29th Avenues east of NW 49th Terrace, including Buck Ridge Unit 2, already in the city limits), east of NW 63rd Street, north of NW 23rd Avenue and south of NW 39th Avenue, excluding tax parcels No. 06111-001-000 and 06111-003-001 located at the southwest corner of NW 39th Avenue and NW 43rd Street (already within the city limits), but including tax parcel No. 06064-000-000 located at the northwest corner of NW 39th Avenue and NW 43rd Street ("Area 2"); providing for inclusion of the area in Appendix I of the City Charter; providing for a Adopted on Final Reading (Ordinance)Pass Action details Video Video
120308. 1  OrdinanceANNEXATION - NORTHWEST - AREA 3 (B) Ordinance No.120308 An ordinance of the City of Gainesville, Florida, annexing a portion of the City of Gainesville Reserve Area pursuant to Chapter 90-496, as amended, Special Act, Laws of Florida, known as the Alachua County Boundary Adjustment Act; making certain findings; annexing to include within the corporate limits of the City of Gainesville, Florida, certain compact and contiguous area generally located: west of NW 43rd Street, east of NW 51st Street (shown on the plat of Huntington Phase 6 as recorded in Plat book "S", Page 48 of the public records of Alachua County, Florida), north of the current city limits at tax parcel No. 06061-003-003 and Bellamy Forge Condominiums and south of the current city limits at the south line of the northeast quarter of Section 22, Township 9 South, Range 19 East and the county drainage easement & right of way lying immediately north of Rustlewood as recorded in Plat Book "K", page 52 ("Area 3"); providing for inclusion of the area in Appendix I of the City Charter; providing for a referendum electioAdopted on Final Reading (Ordinance)Pass Action details Video Video
120502. 2  OrdinanceHISTORIC PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION - 1041 NE 6TH STREET (B) Ordinance No. 120502; Petition No. HP-11-00038/HP-11-00039 An ordinance of the City of Gainesville, Florida, finding that property located at 1041 NE 6th Street, Gainesville, Florida, as more specifically described in this ordinance, qualifies for an ad valorem tax exemption for historic properties; granting an exemption from ad valorem tax for certain improvements beginning January 1, 2013, and continuing for 10 years under certain conditions; authorizing the Mayor and Clerk of the Commission to sign the Historic Preservation Property Tax Exemption Covenant between the property owner and the City; providing a severability clause; providing a repealing clause; and providing an effective date.Adopted on Final Reading (Ordinance)Pass Action details Video Video
120523. 1 Update the Comprehensive Plan Capital Improvement Elements (B)PetitionUpdate the Comprehensive Plan Capital Improvements Element (B) Petition PB-12-114 CPA. Amend the City of Gainesville Comprehensive Plan Capital Improvements Elements for the Evaluation and Appraisal Process.Approved (Petition)Pass Action details Video Video
120311. 5 Citizen Election Districts Review Committee ReportOrdinanceELECTION DISTRICTS - REDISTRICTING BASED ON 2010 CENSUS DATA (B) Ordinance No. 120311 An ordinance of the City of Gainesville, Florida, amending Section 9-1.1 Election districts of the Code of Ordinances by redistricting the City of Gainesville into four ratably or equally proportioned election districts as required by law; making findings; providing a severability clause; providing a repealing clause; and providing an immediate effective date.Adopted on First Reading (Ordinance)Pass Action details Video Video
120369. 3 Election Town Hall Meeting (NB)OrdinanceELECTION TOWN HALL MEETING -- PROPOSED CHARTER AMENDMENTS TO TRANSITION TO 4-YEAR CITY COMMISSION TERMS AND CITY ELECTIONS TO BE HELD IN THE FALL OF ODD NUMBERED YEARS (B)   Action details Not available
120643. 1 Transportation Accessibility to Medical Clinics via Regional Transit System (RTS) (B)Staff RecommendationTransportation Accessibility to Medical Clinics via Regional Transit System (RTS) (B) This item is to provide information requested by the City Commission regarding accessibility to medical clinics in the City of Gainesville provided by Regional Transit System (RTS).ReferredPass Action details Not available
120663. 1 Student Participation in Public Art (NB)Staff RecommendationStudent Participation in Public Art (NB) This item involves a referral to explore establishing a set aside for Art in Public Places funds for under 18 year old artists participating in the Art in Public Places (APPT) program.ReferredPass Action details Not available



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