City Seal

AGENDA
CITY COMMISSION/LRA MEETING
OLD CITY HALL, 510 GREENE STREET
6:00 P.M. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2002

 

1.         CALL MEETING TO ORDER – 6:01 P.M.

2.         ROLL CALL – COMMISSIONER BETHEL ARRIVED AT 6:14 P.M.

3.         INVOCATION – Father McGrath, St. Mary’s Star of the Sea Catholic Church

4.         PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG

5.         APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA

6.         COMMENDATIONS:  (Mayor Weekley)

            a)         Taekwondo State Champion – Bertrum Alexander Hayes

7.         PROCLAMATIONS:  (Mayor Weekley)

            a)         Seagrass Awareness Month 

8.         PRESENTATIONS:

            (a)        Clean Florida Keys (Commissioner McCoy)

(b)        Introduction of New Fire Fighters (City Manager)

(c)        City Attorney’s Report

(d)        City Manager’s Report

9.         CONSENT AGENDA* - UNANIMOUS

10.       APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

            *(a)      January 28, 2002 (Workshop)

            *(b)      February 5, 2002 (Regular)

            *(c)      May 7, 1996 (Regular)

11.       RESOLUTIONS:

            02-047

            *(a)      Approving and authorizing the execution of the Agreement between the City of Key West, Florida and the Cuban American Heritage Festival at Key West for their 3rd Annual Cuban American Heritage Festival on June 14-23, 2002; Granting an exemption from the Sound Control Ordinance pursuant to Section 55.06 of the Code of Ordinances; Authorizing the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages on City Property/Rights-of-Way at five locations within the Heritage Festival Zones by Not-for-Profit organizations to be selected by the Association of the Cuban American Heritage Festival.  (City Manager)

            02-048

            *(b)      Authorizing Finnegan’s Wake to conduct St. Patrick’s Day Celebration on March 17, 2002 from 11:00 A.M. to 10:00 P.M. pursuant to terms and conditions set forth by the City Manager; Authorizing the partial closure of James Street between Grinnell and Margaret Streets from 10:00 A.M. to 10:00 P.M.; Authorizing the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages within the enclosed area.  (City Manager)

            02-049

             *(c)     Supporting Beth Bevenour’s walk from the Southernmost Point to the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia to aid Multiple Sclerosis patients in Key West and Monroe County.  (Mayor Weekley)

            02-050

            *(d)      Approving the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City and International Association of Firefighters Local 1424.  (City Manager)

            02-051

            *(e)      Approving the Consent Order in the case of Loose v. City of Key West. 

                        (City Attorney)

            TABLED TO MARCH 5, 2002 - UNANIMOUS

            x(f)     Establishing procedures for allocating one hundred eighty-six (186) Affordable Housing Units derived from the June 2001 Agreement with the Florida Department of Community Affairs.  (City Manager)

            02-052

            *(g)      Approving a Minor Development Plan for the “Havana Docks Bar” at #1 Duval Street.  (City Manager)

            02-053

            *(h)      Awarding the bid of Toppino’s, Inc. in the amount of $1,071,319.60 for Kamien Subdivision Flood Control; Providing conditions.  (City Manager)

            WITHDRAWN

              (i)       Authorizing the placement of a Four-Way Stop Sign at the intersection of Catherine and Florida Streets.  (Commissioner Bethel)

              02-054

             *(j)      Authorizing a waiver of Building Permit Fees not to exceed $660.00 total for Habitat For Humanity for a shutter installation project in Key West.  (Commissioner McCoy)

            02-055

            *(k)      Authorizing the re-commencement of the design and planning stages of the Stormwater Utility.  (Mayor Weekley)

            02-056 - UNANIMOUS

            (l)         Approving a Major Development Plan for 531 Caroline Street.  (City Manager)

12.       ORDINANCES – FIRST READING

            PASSES UNANIMOUSLY – SECOND READING MARCH 5, 2002

            a)         An Ordinance of the City of Key West, Florida, amending Chapter 109 entitled “Wreckers and Towing Service” by amending Section 109.01 to establish an abandoned vehicle tow rotation; Providing for severability; Providing for repeal of inconsistent provisions; Providing for an effective date.  (City Manager)

13.       ORDINANCES – SECOND READING  (Public Hearing)

            02-06 - UNANIMOUS

            (a)        An Ordinance of the City of Key West, Florida, amending Chapter V, Article XXI of the Key West Land Development Regulations (LDRS) entitled “Definitions” by amending Section 5-21.2; Adding Section 2-7.21 to Chapter II, Article VII LDRS in order to establish general regulations for the transient use of a residential dwelling, including:  prohibitions; applications; general regulations; fees; enforcement and penalties; Providing for severability; Providing for repeal of inconsistent provisions; Providing for an effective date.  (Mayor and Commissioners)

            02-07 - UNANIMOUS

            (b)        An Ordinance of the City of Key West, Florida, amending Chapter 91 of the Code of Ordinances entitled “Licenses” by adding Section 91.26 to provide a penalty for persons who rent without a Transient Rental Occupational License; Providing for severability; Providing for repeal of inconsistent provisions; Providing for an effective date.  (Mayor and Commissioners)

            02-08 - UNANIMOUS

            (c)        An Ordinance of the City of Key West, Florida, amending Chapter II, Article VII of the Key West Land Development Regulations (LDRS) by amending Section 2-7.24, Affordable Housing Regulations; To provide a revised definition of Affordable Housing; To amend applicant eligibility requirements; To provide a family size calculation for rental units; Providing for severability; Providing for repeal of inconsistent provisions; Providing for an effective date.  (City Manager)

14.       DISCUSSION

            a)         Rights-Of-Way Problems  (Commissioner McCoy)

15.       COMMENTS BY THE COMMISSION

16.       CITIZEN’S COMMENTS  (3 Minutes)

17.       ADJOURNMENT – 8:28 P.M.

18.       CONVENE AS NAVAL PROPERTIES LOCAL REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY (“LRA”).  – 8:28 P.M.

19.       ROLL CALL

20.       CONSENT AGENDA* - UNANIMOUS

21.       APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

*a)       December 4, 2001 (Regular)

            *b)       April 22, 1996 (Workshop)

22.       RESOLUTIONS:

            02-057 - UNANIMOUS

              a)       Approving the hiring of Commonwealth Consulting Corporation a consultant to assist the LRA in obtaining the Truman Waterfront Property as part of the Base Re-Use Process.  (City Manager)

23.       ADJOURNMENT – 8:35 P.M.