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AGENDA

CITY COMMISSION/CRA MEETING

OLD CITY HALL, 510 GREENE STREET

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2002 - 6:00 P.M.

 

1.       CALL MEETING TO ORDER – 6:00 P.M.

2.       ROLL CALL

3.       INVOCATION – Reverend Paul Rasmus, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

4.       PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG

5.       APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA

6.       COMMENDATIONS:  (Mayor Weekley)

(a)      2002 Florida State Junior Majors Baseball Championship Awards

(b)      Key West High School Academic Excellence Award:

                  Neva Husko and Paulina Small

         (c)      Key West High School Outstanding Achievement/Unsung Hero Award:

Hunter Boyle and Pedro Gonzalez

         (d)      Key West High School Excellence in the Visual, Performing and Vocational Arts:

                  Jaime Laino and Michael Sykes

 

7.       PRESENTATIONS:

(a)            City Manager’s Extra Mile Awards  (City Manager)

(b)           Roosevelt Gardens Status Report – Housing Authority, Manuel Castillo

(Mayor Weekley) Postponed to September 17, 2002

(c)      City Attorney’s Report

            (d)      City Manager’s Report

8.       CONSENT AGENDA* - Unanimous Vote

9.       APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

         *(a)    October 17, 1995 (Regular)

         *(b)    November 1, 1995 (Special)

         *(c)    July 31, 2002 (Workshop)

         *(d)    August 6, 2002 (Regular)

         *(e)    August 8, 2002 (Workshop)

10.     RESOLUTIONS:

02-251

*(a)    Re-appointing Jack Murray, Roosevelt Sands, Jr. and Frank Toppino to the Board of the Key West Housing Authority.  (Mayor Weekley)

02-265 – Vote:  6/1, Commissioner Anthony No

x(b)   Approving and authorizing execution of the agreement between the City of Key West and the Sunrise Rotary Club for the Annual Poker Run September 20 & 21, 2002; Authorizing the closure of Duval Street from Front to Fleming Street on Friday, September 20 from 12:00 Noon to 12:00 Midnight and on Saturday, September 21, 2002 from 12:00 Noon to 12:00 Midnight; Should the Key West Police Department deem necessary, the closure of Greene Street from Whitehead Street to Simonton Street and Duval Street from Fleming Street to Southard Street; All cross streets shall remain open except Greene Street.   (City Manager)

         02-266 – Unanimous Vote

         x(c)    Authorizing Clear Channel Radio to conduct Octoberfest 2002 to benefit the Key West & Florida Keys Historical Military Memorial Fund on Saturday, October 12, 2002 from 5:00 P.M. to 12:00 Midnight; Pursuant to terms and conditions set forth by the City Manager; Authorizing the closure of the 100 & 200 block of Duval Street including Ann to Telegraph Lane from 5:00 P.M. to 12:00 Midnight; Granting a Special Event Permit pursuant to Section 6-86 of the Code of Ordinances from 6:00 P.M. to 11:00 P.M.; Authorizing the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages within the enclosed area.  (City Manager)

         02-267 – Unanimous Vote

     x(d)   Requesting the Florida State Legislature to amend Sections 316.272, 316.293 and 316.455, Florida Statutes to make unlawful excessive noise from a motorcycle exhaust system a moving violation.  (Commissioner Scales)

         02-252

         *(e)    Requesting the Florida State Legislature to enact legislation requiring any insurance company that writes health insurance coverage in Florida to do so in all 67 counties of the State.  (Commissioner Scales)

         02-253

         *(f)     Approving settlement in the case of Loose v. City of Key West in the amount of $75,000.00 ($45,000.00 to be paid upon approval, and $30,000.00 to be paid in January, 2003).  (City Attorney)

         02-268 – Unanimous Vote

         x(g)    Awarding the bid of First American Telecommunications Corp. for pay telephone service.  (City Manager)

         02-269 – Unanimous with Commissioner Scales Abstaining

         x(h)   Approving a mural on the toolshed at 202 William Street at the Historic Seaport.  (City Manager)

         02-254

         *(i)     Accepting a U.S. Department of Justice Law Enforcement Block Grant in the amount of $20,875.00; Authorizing the expenditure of Police Forfeiture Funds in the amount of $2,319.00 in order to match this grant.  (City Manager)

         02-255

         *(j)     Awarding the bid of Douglas N. Higgins, Inc. for sewer line work at Mallory Square (Schedule A) in the amount of $229,000.00.  (City Manager)

         02-256

*(k)    Awarding the bid of Paradise Glass and Mirror for Key West Department of Transportation Window Replacement in the amount of $38,500.00.  (City Manager)

         02-257

         *(l)     Approving the Minor Development Plan for 700 Front Street.  (City Manager)

         02-270 – Unanimous Vote

         x(m)   Rejecting the bids for the City Hall Garage Exploratory Demolition and Emergency Repair.  (City Manager)

         02-258

         *(n)    Accepting a grant of the United States Department of Maritime Administration in the amount of $510,000.00 ($128,000.00 City Match) for security implementation at the port.  (City Manager)

         02-259

         *(o)    Awarding the bid of Nearshore Electric,  Inc. upon the terms set forth in the bid for Electrical Maintenance for the Utilities Department.  (City Manager)

         02-260

         *(p)    Ratifying the Engineering Services Agreement between the City and Perez Engineering and Development, Inc. for professional design and construction services for the Key West Bight Ferry Terminal; Waiving competitive bidding.  (City Manager)

         02-261

         *(q)    Awarding the bid of Robbie’s Safe Harbor Marine Enterprises, Inc. in the amount of $22,645.00 for construction of the dock behind the Aquarium at Mallory Square.  (City Manager)

         02-262

         *(r)     Approving Task Order 02-003 for Kisinger Campo and Associates to undertake construction services for the South Roosevelt Boulevard Seawall Post Design in the amount of $126,980.00.  (City Manager)

         02-271 – Unanimous Vote

         (s)      Authorizing City Staff to start the process of purchasing a certain Salt Ponds property owned by A.M. Adams and Joan Knight.  (City Manager)

         Withdrawn

         (t)      Authorizing the demolition of the condemned structure located at 1103 Thomas Street.  (City Manager)

         02-263

         *(u)    Approving the Evaluation and Appraisal Report of the Key West Comprehensive Plan.  (City Manager)

         Withdrawn

         (v)      Requesting Monroe County to initiate an Action for Declaratory Relief in Federal Court to terminate coverage of Monroe County and Key West, by terminating the Preclearance Requirement of the United States Justice Department in Section 5 of the Voting Rights Act.  (Mayor Weekley)

         02-264 Vote:  6/1 Commissioner Turner No

         (w)     Authorizing a non-binding “Straw Poll” Referendum on the question of which of three voting systems for Mayor and City Commissioners the Citizens would prefer:  The Status Quo Plan, the At-Large Voting Plan or The “Three Plus Three” Plan; Setting the General Election of November 5, 2002 as the date of Referendum.  (Mayor and Commissioners)

         Add On 02-272 – Unanimous Vote

         (x)      Waiving the enforcement requirements of the Sound Control Ordinance in order for Toppino’s Inc. to work at night at the Key West High School periodically from September 4th through December 4th.  (City Manager)

11.     ORDINANCES – SECOND READING:  (Public Hearing)

         02-22 – Unanimous Vote – Commissioner Bethel Absent

         (a)      An Ordinance of the City of Key West, Florida, amending Chapter 90 of the Key West Code of Ordinances entitled “Administration” by amending Sections 90-428, 90-431 and 90-434 to clarify that Historic Architectural Review Commission (HARC) appeals are made to the City’s Special Master and that the Special Master’s review is de novo; Providing for severability; Providing for repeal of inconsistent provisions; Providing for an effective date.  (Commissioner Scales)

12.     DISCUSSION:

         (a)      City Hall Renovations  (Commissioner Anthony)

13.     COMMENTS BY THE COMMISSION

14.     ADJOURNMENT – 9:16 P.M.

15.     CONVENE AS CAROLINE STREET CORRIDOR AND BAHAMA VILLAGE COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY (“CRA”)  - 9:16 P.M.

16.     ROLL CALL – ABSENT:  Commissioner Harry Bethel

17.     CONSENT AGENDA* - Unanimous Vote

18.     APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

         *(a)    September 19, 1995 (Regular)

         *(b)    October 17, 1995 (Regular)

         *(c)    November 21, 1995 (Regular)

         *(d)    December 19, 1995 (Regular)

         *(e)    June 18, 2002  (Regular)

19.     RESOLUTIONS:

         02-273 – Unanimous Vote

         (a)      Authorizing an expenditure of $195,000.00 to Bahama Conch Community Land Trust (BCCLT) from Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Funds for 217 Truman Avenue; Providing conditions.  (City Manager)

20.     ADJOURNMENT – 9:48 P.M.

 

 

 

xRemoved from Consent Agenda