CITY OF VERO BEACH, FLORIDA
JANUARY 3, 2012 9:30 A.M.
REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MEETING
CITY HALL, COUNCIL CHAMBERS, VERO BEACH, FLORIDA

A G E N D A
1. CALL TO ORDER

A. Roll Call
B. Invocation – Father Michael Goldberg/St. Augustine Episcopal Church
C. Pledge of Allegiance

2. PRELIMINARY MATTERS

A. Agenda Additions, Deletions, and Adoption
B. Proclamations

1. Certificate of Waterway Cleanup Certificates and Burgees to City Council
2. Pretreatment Award to be given to Former City Employee Mark Morris

C. Public Comment

1. Chamber of Commerce to give a presentation on Economic Development

D. Adoption of Consent Agenda

1. Regular City Council Minutes – December 6, 2011
2. Amendments to Drinking Water (DW) State Revolving Fund Loans (SRF) DW310220 and DW310221

(The matters listed on the consent agenda will be acted upon by the City Council in a single vote unless any Councilmember requests that any specific item be considered separately.)

3. PUBLIC HEARINGS

A) A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Vero Beach, Florida, relating to Water and Wastewater Utility Service; Establishing a Water and Wastewater Utility Readiness-to-Serve Charge; Providing Definitions; Providing for an Initial Billing Register; Providing for Conflict and Severability; and Providing for an Effective Date. – Requested by the Water & Sewer Director

B) An Ordinance of the City of Vero Beach, Florida, Pertaining to Environmental Regulation; Amending the Code of the City of Vero Beach, Chapter 38, “Environment,” by Providing for Creation of Article V, “Florida-Friendly Fertilizer Use;” Providing for Conflict and Severability; Providing for an Effective Date. – Requested by Mayor Turner

4. RESOLUTIONS FOR ADOPTION WITHOUT PUBLIC HEARING

A) A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Vero Beach, Florida, Supporting Police Officer and Firefighter Pension Plan and Disability Presumption Reforms to make the Plans Sustainable, Sound, and Secure for Current and Future Police Officers and Firefighters. – Requested by Mayor Turner

B) A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Vero Beach, Florida, declaring abandoned any interest of the City of Vero Beach, Florida, in those certain Sideyard Easements described as the Southerly 3 feet of Lots 13 and 14 and the Northerly 3 feet of Lots 14 and 15 of Block 24, Royal Park Subdivision Plat Number 7. – Requested by the Public Work’s Department

5. FIRST READINGS BY TITLE FOR ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS
THAT REQUIRE A FUTURE PUBLIC HEARING

6. CITY CLERK’S MATTERS

A) Annual Reports from City Commission/Boards

7. CITY MANAGER’S MATTERS

A) Request from Indian River Habitat for Humanity – Habitat Cracker Hoedown
B) Water, Sewer and Reuse Response to Indian River Shores

8. CITY ATTORNEY’S MATTERS

9. CITY COUNCIL MATTERS

A. Old Business

1. City Attorney Position – Requested by Vice Mayor Fletcher
2. Support for the Chamber of Commerce – Requested by Mayor Turner
3. A Request for an update and discussion on the implementation of Management by Objective in the City – Requested by Councilmember Winger
4. Resolution for an on-going Quarterly Report by the Finance Commission assisted by the Finance Department/City Manager for a state of the City Finances report as defined below – Requested by Councilmember Winger
5. Status of GO-line buses moving to downtown City parking lot/Status of Bus Shelter on Miracle Mile – Requested by Councilmember Carroll
6. Alarm Fees – Requested by Councilmember Carroll

B. New Business

1. Quarterly Financial Reviews – Requested by Mayor Turner
2. Downtown Street Signs – Requested by Councilmember Kramer
3. Discussion of membership on FMPA Board of Directors – Requested by Councilmember Carroll

10. INDIVIDUAL COUNCILMEMBERS’ MATTERS

A. Mayor Pilar Turner’s Matters
1. Correspondence
2. Committee Reports
3. Comments

B. Vice Mayor Craig Fletcher’s Matters
1. Correspondence
2. Committee Reports
3. Comments

C. Councilmember Tracy Carroll’s Matters
1. Correspondence
2. Committee Reports
3. Comments

D. Councilmember Jay Kramer’s Matters
1. Correspondence
2. Committee Reports
3. Comments

E. Councilmember Richard Winger’s Matters
1. Correspondence
2. Committee Reports
3. Comments

11. ADJOURNMENT

Council Meetings will be televised on Channel 13 and replayed.

This is a Public Meeting. Should any interested party seek to appeal any decision made by Council with respect to any matter considered at such meeting or hearing, he will need a record of the proceedings and that, for such purpose he may need to ensure that a record of the proceedings is made which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Anyone who needs a special accommodation for this meeting may contact the City’s Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Coordinator at 978-4920 at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting.

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