Next City Council Mtg on Thursday, December 3rd

The next City Council Meeting will be this Thursday, December 3rd, at 7pm in City Hall. This will be the final City Council meeting of 2015.

Presentations: Presentations by the principals of Howell Watkins Middle School, William T Dwyer High School, and Allamanda Elementary School outlining programs for the upcoming school year.

Consent Agenda includes:

  • Resolution 59, 2015 appointing the Deputy City Clerk and the Assistant to the City Clerk to the City Canvassing Board for the March Municipal Elections. The third member will be appointed by the SOE.
  • Resolution 64, 2015 amending certain provisions regarding the North Palm Beach County Airport to read: Exhibit “B” to the Agreement is amended to strike the last sentence of Paragraph 1 in its entirety and replace it with the following: THE CROSSWIND RUNWAY WILL BE LIMITED TO 6,000 FEET IN LENGTH. THE AIRCRAFT APPROACH CATEGORY FOR RUNWAY 13/31 WILL BE A CATEGORY C (APPROACH SPEED 121 KNOTS OR MORE, BUT LESS THAN 141 KNOTS), AND THE AIRPLANE DESIGN GROUP WILL BE GROUP II (WINGSPAN OF 49 FEET OR MORE, BUT LESS THAN 79 FEET).
  • Purchase award for urgent repairs to the synthetic turf at the play ground at the Burns Road Recreation Center – this is a piggyback contract for 1 year of around $115K and was not competitively bid.
  • Purchase award for MY 2016 vehicles via a piggyback contract for $472K and was not competitively bid. Vehicles are being purchased for the Police Department, the Fire Rescue Department, and the Public Services Department as replacement vehicles.

Public Hearings and Resolutions:

  • Ordinance 15, 2015: “….is a City-initiated request to update the Capital Improvements Element (CIE) to the City’s Comprehensive Plan. The Five-Year Schedule of Capital Improvements and Summary of Capital Improvements Program, Tables 9A and 9B of the CIE, are required to be updated annually in accordance with Section 163.3177(3)(b), Florida Statutes. The update is primarily housekeeping in nature and will provide for consistency with the City’s budget and Comprehensive Plan.”
  • Resolution 58, 2015: Amending the Banyan Tree PUD approved Master Signage Program; the PUD is located at Northlake and MacArthur
  • Resolution 61, 2015: Upon reaching the 50,000 population level, Palm Beach Gardens applied for a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) from HUD. There are 3 parts of the application and this resolution contains the 3rd part – “The last component of the application process is the Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing, which must be submitted to HUD by December 31 , 2015.” The resolution details include some interesting demographic analysis of our city which residents might find interesting to review.
  • Resolution 63, 2015: “The subject petition requests approval for a Miscellaneous Signage Amendment to relocate the existing Principal Structure Identification Sign for Fidelity Investments on the north elevation of Phase II of the Grand Bank Center within the Regional Center PCD.”
  • Ordinance 14, 2015 (First Reading)/Resolution 65, 2015Mary Circle Commercial Rezoning regarding ” A request from Sea Ya Holdings, LLC for a rezoning from General Commercial (CG-1) to Professional Office (PO) with a Planned Unit Development (PUD) Overlay in order to develop a new 3,560-square-foot office building. The subject site is located on the east side of Military Trail, 1/4 mile south of Northlake Boulevard.”
  • Resolution 56, 2015: updating the contract between the Supervisor of Elections and the City “Although the Agreement for Vote Processing Equipment Use and Election Services by and between the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections (SOE) and the City of Palm Beach Gardens (City) does not exceed the threshold requiring Council action, staff deemed it necessary to bring this item before Council this year to inform Council of the continual changes made by the SOE. “
  • Resolution 62, 2015: “The Emergency Services Agreement for Mutual Assistance, Automatic Aid, and Dispatch Services provides for the closest unit response for emergency services. This Agreement will be reciprocal between Palm Beach County, the Village of North Palm Beach, and the City of Palm Beach Gardens. Based on this information, we have agreed to renew this Agreement for a period not to exceed ten (10) years and will expire on October 31 , 2025. “

There are no items listed for Council Discussion or City Attorney Report.

The agenda (with links to full detail) can be found here. Check the agenda to see if any additional items have been added before the meeting.

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