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City of Alachua

1905-2005
Celebrating Our Second Century

REGULAR CITY COMMISSION MEETING
Agenda
October 5, 2009

Mayor Bonnie Burgess                                                                          Interim City Manager Traci Cain
Vice-Mayor Gib Coerper                                                                      City Attorney Marian Rush
Commissioner Orien Hills
Commissioner Jean Calderwood
Commissioner Gary Hardacre

The City Commission will conduct a Regular City Commission Meeting
At 7:00 p.m.

Meeting Day & DateMonday, October 5, 2009

Meeting Location:  Municipal Complex, City Hall
15100 NW 142nd Terrace, Alachua, Florida

Notice given pursuant to Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes.  In order to appeal any decision made at this meeting, you will need a verbatim record of the proceedings.  It will be your responsibility to ensure such a record is made.

City Commission Meeting

CALL TO ORDER

INVOCATION

PLEDGE TO THE FLAG

APPROVAL OF THE AGENDA

I. SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS (Please limit to 15 minutes)

None Scheduled

II. COMMENTS FROM CITIZENS ON SUBJECT OF CHOICE(Please Limit to 3 Minutes.  Any citizen who is unable to speak at this time will have an opportunity to speak at the end of the meeting)

III. COMMITTEE REPORTS/COMMITTEE APPOINTMENTS/CITY ANNOUNCEMENTS

None Scheduled

IV. PUBLIC HEARINGS AND ORDINANCES (Presentations, other than the applicant, please limit to 3 Minutes)

A.    First Reading and First Public Hearing of Ordinance 09-26; AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF ALACHUA, FLORIDA; PERTAINING TO CHAPTER 17 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES ORIGINALLY ADOPTED AS CHAPTER 16 AND RENUMBERED CHAPTER 17 AS A PART OF THE RECODIFICATION OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES BY ORDINANCE O-71-1 EFFECTIVE 11-16-1976, AMENDED BY ORDINANCE O-89-14 ADOPTED 8-21-89 AND ORDINANCE O-04-02 ADOPTED 11-17-02 (CHAPTER 17 WAS MISSTATED AND IDENTIFIED AS CHAPTER 23 IN NUMBER BUT NOT CONTENT); AMENDING SAID ORDINANCE RENUMBERING CHAPTER 17 (23) TO CHAPTER 22 TO COMPORT WITH AN ONGOING RECODIFICATION OF THE CITY OF ALACHUA CODE OF ORDINANCES; INCORPORATING NEW LANGUAGE CONTAINED IN CHAPTER 205 OF THE FLORIDA STATUTES AND STRIKING CERTAIN TAX AMOUNTS DEEMED VOID BY COURTS PRESENTED WITH SIMILAR FACTUAL PATTERNS; NO CHANGING OF CLASSIFICATIONS OF BUSINESSES, PROFESSIONS OR OCCUPATIONS OR IN TAX AMOUNTS PROPOSED; REPEALING ALL


ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT; PROVIDING SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.


i.             FIRST READING, ORDINANCE 09-26; CONSIDERATION OF APPROVAL OF THE ABOVE STATED ORDINANCE
ii.            PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER ADOPTION OF THE ABOVE-REFERENCED ORDINANCE



B.    First Reading and First Public Hearing of Ordinance 10-01. AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF ALACHUA, FLORIDA, AMENDING SECTION 4.6 OF THE CITY OF ALACHUA’S LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS RELATED TO SPECIAL EVENTS; REMOVING THE REQUIREMENT THAT A SPECIAL EVENT OBTAIN A TEMPORARY USE PERMIT; REQUIRING THAT A SPECIAL EVENT OBTAIN A SPECIAL EVENT PERMIT; REMOVING THE EXEMPTION FOR SPECIAL EVENTS SPONSORED IN WHOLE OR IN PART BY THE CITY OR STATE OF FLORIDA FROM OBTAINING A PERMIT AND MEETING THE STANDARDS OF SECTION 4.6; REVISING PROVISIONS RELATED TO THE DURATION OF PERMIT APPROVAL; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF PRIOR AND INCONSISTENT ORDINANCES; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.


i.             FIRST READING, ORDINANCE 10-01; CONSIDERATION OF APPROVAL OF THE ABOVE STATED ORDINANCE
ii.            PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER ADOPTION OF THE ABOVE-REFERENCED ORDINANCE




C.    First Reading and First Public Hearing of Ordinance 10 02: A request by Causseaux, Hewett, & Walpole, Inc., agent for Ronald Chambers and Donald Wallace, owners, for consideration of a Small Scale Comprehensive Plan Amendment (SSCPA) to the City of Alachua Future Land Use Map from Industrial to Commercial. The ±5.40 acre subject property for the proposed amendment is located at 13680 NW 104th Terrace, Alachua, Florida, in the southeast quadrant of the intersection of NW US Highway 441 and NW 104th Terrace, in the Alachua Professional Center. Existing FLUM: Industrial; Existing Zoning: Light & Warehouse Industrial (ILW); Tax Parcel Nos. 05949-011-001; 05949-011-007; and a portion of 05949-011-006 (this is a legislative hearing).


i.             FIRST READING, ORDINANCE 10-02; CONSIDERATION OF APPROVAL OF THE ABOVE STATED ORDINANCE
ii.            PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER ADOPTION OF THE ABOVE-REFERENCED ORDINANCE


D.    First Reading and First Public Hearing of Ordinance 10 03: A request by Causseaux, Hewett, & Walpole, Inc., agent for Ronald Chambers and Donald Wallace, owners, for consideration of a Site Specific Amendment to the


Official Zoning Atlas (Rezoning) from Light & Warehouse Industrial (ILW) to Commercial Intensive (CI). The ±5.40 acre subject property for the proposed rezoning is located at 13680 NW 104th Terrace, Alachua, Florida, in the southeast quadrant of the intersection of NW US Highway 441 and NW 104th Terrace, in the Alachua Professional Center. Existing FLUM: Industrial; Existing Zoning: Light & Warehouse Industrial (ILW); Tax Parcel Nos. 05949-011-001; 05949-011-007; and a portion of 05949-011-006 (this is a quasi-judicial hearing).

i.             FIRST READING, ORDINANCE 10.03; CONSIDERATION OF APPROVAL OF THE ABOVE STATED ORDINANCE
ii.            PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER ADOPTION OF THE ABOVE-REFERENCED ORDINANCE


E.    First Reading and First Public Hearing of Ordinance 10-04: A request by Causseaux, Hewett, and Walpole, Inc., agent for DCB Gable, L.C., owner, for consideration of a Small Scale Comprehensive Plan Amendment (SSCPA) to the City of Alachua Future Land Use Map from Industrial to Commercial. The ±5.75 acre subject property for the proposed Small Scale Comprehensive Plan Amendment is located on the southwest corner of US Highway 441 and NW 104th Terrace in the Alachua Professional Center, east of Calvary Baptist Church, and north of Gale Insulation and Geo-Line Survey, Alachua, Florida.  Existing FLUM: Industrial; Zoning: Light and Warehouse Industrial (ILW); Tax Parcel No. 05949-017-000. This is a legislative hearing.


i.             FIRST READING, ORDINANCE 10-04; CONSIDERATION OF APPROVAL OF THE ABOVE STATED ORDINANCE
ii.            PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER ADOPTION OF THE ABOVE-REFERENCED ORDINANCE


F.     First Reading and First Public Hearing of Ordinance 10-05; AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF ALACHUA, FLORIDA, RELATING TO THE AMENDMENT OF THE OFFICIAL ZONING ATLAS; AMENDING THE OFFICIAL ZONING ATLAS FROM LIGHT AND WAREHOUSE INDUSTRIAL (ILW) TO COMMERCIAL INTENSIVE (CI) ON APPROXIMATELY 5.75 ACRES; LOCATED ON THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF U.S. HIGHWAY 441 AND NW 104TH TERRACE IN THE ALACHUA PROFESSIONAL CENTER; ALACHUA, FLORIDA. TAX PARCEL NUMBER 05949-017-000; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT; PROVIDING SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.


i.             FIRST READING, ORDINANCE 10-05; CONSIDERATION OF APPROVAL OF THE ABOVE STATED ORDINANCE
ii.            PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER ADOPTION OF THE ABOVE-REFERENCED ORDINANCE


G.   First Reading and First Public Hearing of Ordinance 09-28; AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF ALACHUA, FLORIDA; PROVIDING A SCHEDULE OF FEES FOR




SHORT TERM RENTAL OF CITY OWNED FACILITIES; GRANTING AUTHORITY TO CITY MANAGER TO DEVELOP AN APPLICATION PROCESS FOR RENTAL OF CITY OWNED FACILITIES; GRANTING AUTHORITY TO CITY MANAGER OR DESIGNEE TO WAIVE SUCH FEES; ALLOWING FEE SCHEDULE TO BE AMENDED BY RESOLUTION; PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.


i.             FIRST READING, ORDINANCE 09-28; CONSIDERATION OF APPROVAL OF THE ABOVE STATED ORDINANCE
ii.            PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER ADOPTION OF THE ABOVE-REFERENCED ORDINANCE


H.    First Reading and First Public Hearing of Ordinance 09-27; AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF ALACHUA, FLORIDA; AMENDING ORDINANCE NUMBER O-86-15 PERTAINING TO PARKS AND RECREATION TO DEFINE THE ROLE OF THE PARKS AND RECREATION BOARD AND CONFORM THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL EVENT PERMITS TO EXISTING REQUIREMENTS UNDER CURRENT LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS.


i.             FIRST READING, ORDINANCE 09-27; CONSIDERATION OF APPROVAL OF THE ABOVE STATED ORDINANCE
ii.            PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER ADOPTION OF THE ABOVE-REFERENCED ORDINANCE

V. AGENDA ITEMS

A. Resolution 10-01. A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF ALACHUA, FLORIDA, AMENDING RESOLUTION NUMBER R-07-43, PROVIDING FOR REVISIONS TO THE ADOPTED SCHEDULE OF FEES AND CHARGES FOR MATTERS PERTAINING TO THE CITY’S COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AND LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS; REPEALING ALL RESOLUTIONS IN CONFLICT; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

B. Resolution 10-02. A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF ALACHUA, FLORIDA, ESTABLISHING THE US HIGHWAY 441 MEDIAN SPONSORSHIP PROGRAM; ESTABLISHING FEES; ESTABLISHING TERMS; REPEALING ALL RESOLUTIONS IN CONFLICT; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

C. Resolution 10-03.  A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF ALACHUA, FLORIDA, SUPPORTING AND ENDORSING THE PRINCIPLES OF HOME RULE AND ADOPTING THE POLICIES SET FORTH BELOW TO SUPPORT THE PREMISE THAT THE CITY SHOULD HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO GOVERN WITHIN ITS JURISDICTION; FURTHER PROVIDING THAT SUCH AUTHORITY

SHOULD NOT BE ERODED; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

VI. COMMENTS FROM CITIZENS ON SUBJECT OF CHOICE
(Please Limit to 3 Minutes.  Any citizen who did not speak during the Citizen Comments period at the beginning of the meeting may do so at this time.)

VII. COMMENTS FROM CITY MANAGER

VIII.    COMMISSION COMMENTS/DISCUSSION

ADJOURN

CONSENT AGENDA

CONSENT AGENDA ITEMS

A. Lincoln Gardens Drainage Improvements (RFP 2009-05)
B. Mulberry Landing Drainage Improvements (RFP 2009-07)
C. WWTF Entrance Road Drainage Improvements (RFP 2009-06)

AGENDA DOCUMENTS ARE AVAILABLE FOR INSPECTION AT THE LIBRARY AND CITY HALL.
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COPIES OF THE AGENDA AND BACKUP MATERIALS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE ENTRANCE TO COMMISSION CHAMBERS.