CITY OF VERO BEACH, FLORIDA
MAY 15, 2012 6:00 P.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 Richard Murphy/Holy Cross Catholic Church
C. Pledge of Allegiance

2. PRELIMINARY MATTERS

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

1. National Police Officers Week – May 13-19, 2012
2. National Safe Boating Week – May 19-25. 2012
3. Public Works Week – May 20-26, 2012

C. Public Comment

1. Coastal Florida PBA to speak

2. Mr. Peter Gorry, Chairman of the Finance Commission, to review the Annual and Quarterly Financial Reports.

3. Mr. Dean Heran to discuss a “Conservation Easement” held in perpetuity to protect the native forest at the north end of Beachland Elementary School for the community, students, and future generations to come.

D. Adoption of Consent Agenda

1. Regular City Council Minutes – May 1, 2012
2. Monthly Capital Projects’ Status Reports
3. Live Oak Road Paving and Drainage Improvements – Recommendation of Project Acceptance and Final Payment – COVB Public Works Project No. 2005-09
4. Unit #5 Gas Turbine Major Overhaul
5. Grant of Non-Exclusive Utility and Access Easement 92011-EG-0101) – Indian River Plaza, LLC


(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) An Ordinance of the City of Vero Beach, Florida, amending the Code of the City of Vero Beach to create a New Section 54-54, Powered Model Aircraft, in Chapter 54, Parks and Recreation, Relating to the Operation of Powered Model Aircraft in City Parks, Beaches, and Recreation areas; Providing for Conflict and Severability; Providing for an Effective Date. – Requested by the City Council

B) An Ordinance of the City of Vero Beach, Florida, amending the Code of the City of Vero Beach to create a New Chapter 29 relating to Economic Development; authorizing designation of Economic Development Zones and Trust Funds; Providing for Funding based on Tax Increment Values; Providing for Conflict and Severability; Providing for Inclusion in the Code; and Providing for an Effective Date. – Requested by Councilmember Jay Kramer

4. RESOLUTIONS FOR ADOPTION WITHOUT PUBLIC HEARING

A) A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Vero Beach, Florida, Establishing for Abatement of an Unsafe Building and Conditions, a Special Assessment Lien in the amount of $9,415.32 against the real property identified as Lot 3, Block 16, Bethel-by-the-Sea, Unit No. 4 and with the address of 318 Conn Way in the City of Vero Beach, Indian River County, Florida. – Requested by the City Council

B) A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Vero Beach, Florida, Authorizing On-Leash and Off-Leash Dog Exercise and Walking Activities on certain City-owned land adjacent to Bob Summers Ballpark; Providing for Regulations and Enforcement; Providing for an Effective Date. – Requested by the City Council

C) A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Vero Beach Adopting Standards for the Promotion, Encouragement, and Expansion and Energy Conservation and Efficiency Measures; Providing for an Effective Date.

D) A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Vero Beach, Florida amending Sections 8.04 “Annual Leave Accrual,” 9.02 “Accruing and Charging Paid Medical Leave,” and 9.05: “Medical Leave Payments,” of the City of Vero Beach Personnel Rules; Providing for an Effective Date. – Requested by Mayor Turner

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

6. CITY CLERK’S MATTERS

A) Appointment to the County’s Citizens Advisory Committee of the MPO

7. CITY MANAGER’S MATTERS

A) Presentation of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for Fiscal Year Ended September 30, 2011
B) Recommendation for Agent of Record
C) Traffic Control – US 1 at 21st Street

8. CITY ATTORNEY’S MATTERS

9. CITY COUNCIL MATTERS

A. Old Business

B. New Business

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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