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The Final City Council Meeting of 2016 will be on Thursday, Dec. 1 at 7PM


The next City Council Meeting will be this Thursday, December 1, at 7pm in City Hall. The agenda is fairly short.

Announcements/Presentations lists December Events and Activities

Consent Agenda includes:

  • Several resolutions including Resolution 79, 2016 – leasing an additional Braun Medium Duty Ambulance under a piggy-back agreement through the Florida Sheriffs Association in the amount of $323,708 for a 5-year lease.
  • Four Purchase awards:
    • Two-year contract for Annual Fire-Rescue Training with Rescue Training Associates, Inc in the amount of $140K; under openly competed lists NA
    • Roof repairs at Fire/Rescue Station 5 with Garland/DBS Inc in the amount of $248K; under openly competed lists NA
    • Scanning Project – Unified Services Records to scan records stored off-site with MCCi LLC in an amount not to exceed $100K; under openly competed lists NA and does not state piggyback contract however states “The City will be accessing a competitively solicited City of Miami contract to purchase these services.
    • Purchase of two Toro Reelmaster Mowers from TESCO SOUTH, INCORPORATED dba HECTOR TURF for $98K; under openly competed lists NA and states “The mowers will be purchased by accessing a National IPA {Group Purchasing Organization) contract that was competitively awarded to Toro and its dealers for Grounds Maintenance Equipment. The City is a member of the National IPA GPO. By accessing this contract, the City is able to take advantage of volume-pricing discounts available to the National IPA GPO members that would not be available by individually bidding each requirement.”

City Manager Report – no details listed

Public Hearings and Resolutions:

  • 2nd Reading and Adoption of Ordinance 14, 2016 which was the Budget Amendment for 2016 approved 5:0 on November 3, 2016 and Ordinance 15, 2016, which was the amendment to Chapter 70, Parking, Standing and Stopping regulations approved 5:0 on November 16, 2016.
  • 1st Reading of Ordinance 17, 2016 A request from Avenir Holdings, LLC to establish a Community Development District (CDD) for Avenir Planned Community Development (PCD). “Community Development Districts are a local, special-purpose government framework authorized by Chapter 190, Florida Statutes, and is an alternative for managing and financing infrastructure required to support development of a community. The State of Florida has over 600 CDDs. The City of Palm Beach Gardens currently has one·(1) COD that was approved by the City Council in 2002 for the Old Palm PCD. “

Check the agenda to see if any additional items have been added before the meeting here.

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