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City manager summarizes May 11 City Council meeting

Posted on Friday, May 19, 2017 at 10:21 am

Greetings, Osceola News-Gazette Readers:

Here are the decisions made during the May 11 St. Cloud City Council regular meeting.

Ordinance No. 2017-16 – Passed 5-0

This was the second and final public hearing of this ordinance to annex into the city limits about 276.29 acres. This property is identified as Roan Bridge and is located east of Eastern Avenue, west of Old Hickory Tree Road, south of 19th Street and north of Nolte Road.

Ordinance No. 2017-19 – Passed 5-0

This was the second and final public hearing of this ordinance to assign a Zoning District of Planned Unit Development (PUD) compatible with the existing Industrial Future Land Use designation for about 15.97 acres. This property is located between Crawford Avenue and Old Hickory Tree Road and contains partially constructed infrastructure. Reich Properties plans to produce seven buildings for commercial and industrial uses.

Ordinance No. 2017-20 – Passed 5-0

This was the second and final public hearing of this ordinance to annex into our city limits about 3.02 acres of vacant land on the northwest intersection of Canoe Creek Road and Friars Cove Road. The current Future Land Use designation is Commercial and current Zoning designation is Commercial General. This property is automatically assigned a Future Land Use designation and Zoning classification of Commercial and Highway Business, respectively.

Ordinance No. 2017-21 – Passed 5-0

This was the second and final public hearing of this ordinance to amend Ordinance 2015-30, which assigned a PUD Zoning Designation to the property known as St. Cloud Airfield. This143.18-acre property is located east of Missouri Avenue, west of Michigan Avenue and north of Nolte Road. The PUD consists of three phases with a total of 355 single-family lots. The revised plan includes access to a future north-south roadway corridor that will eventually connect to Massachusetts Avenue.

Ordinance No. 2017-22 – Passed 5-0

This was the second and final public hearing of this ordinance to correct the legal description for about 314 acres of land previously annexed into the city limits upon prior adoption of Ordinance 2004-134. This property is known as Lancaster Park East and is located east of Nora Tyson Road, north of U.S. Highway 192 and west of Nova Road.

Ordinance No. 2017-23 – This would have been the second and final public hearing of this ordinance to correct the property legal description for about 314 acres of land amending certain maps of the Comprehensive Plan to assign Low Density Residential Future Land Use designation to certain property lying within the city limits located east of Nora Tyson Road, north of U.S. 192 and west of Nova Road. However, staff requested that this item be continued to the June 8 council meeting and council approved with a 5-0 vote.

Ordinance No. 2017-24 – This would have been the second and final public hearing of this ordinance to correct the property legal description for about 314 acres of land assigning a Zoning District of PUD to the property known as Lancaster Park East. However, staff requested that this item be continued to the June 8 council meeting to provide an opportunity to Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Division of Community Planning to comment on the Future Land Use request and council approved with a 5-0 vote.

Resolution No. 2017-086R – This resolution to amend our official manning table with the addition of positions for four police officers was pulled from the agenda for further research and possible inclusion in the upcoming City of St. Cloud Fiscal Year 2017-18 Proposed Budget.

Resolution No. 2017-089R – This resolution to authorize me to enter into an interlocal agreement with Stevens Plantation Improvement Project Dependent Special District was pulled from the agenda to conduct further research on this item and acquire accurate numbers for City Council.

Resolution No. 2017-090R – Passed 5-0

This resolution authorizes our mayor to accept from Ira R. Anderson, Jr., RLE and Myrna Anderson, RLE, a public utility easement located behind 512 Dakota Ave. to be used for our utility system.

Resolution No. 2017-091R – Passed 5-0

This resolution authorizes our mayor to accept from Desiree G. Kuhn a public utility easement located behind 524 Dakota Ave. to be used for our utility system.

Resolution No. 2017-093R – Passed 5-0

This resolution authorizes me to declare items as obsolete, damaged and/or surplus property.

Resolution No. 2017-095R – Passed 5-0

This resolution authorizes our mayor to enter into a Small Enterprise Agreement (county and municipality government) for enterprise Geographic Information System maintenance with Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc., a sole source provider, for software and support maintenance for our Information Technology Department.

Cost to the city: $105,000 (three-year cost)

Resolution No. 2017-100R – Passed 5-0

This resolution authorizes an award to MVB & Associates, Inc., whose subject matter is the Fire Station #33 Civil Work project, and authorizes me to approve change orders with no increases to the approved budget. This project consists of the site preparation for a modular fire station building and apparatus structure, which includes (but is not limited to) excavation, filling and partial roadway.

Cost to the city: $493,396.50 (Contingency: $49,339.65)

Resolution No. 2017-101R – This resolution to authorize the purchase of four 2017 Ford Interceptor Police Rated Utility vehicles with options available through a Florida Sheriff’s Association contract for our four future police-officer positions was pulled from the agenda for further research and possible inclusion in the upcoming city of St. Cloud Fiscal Year 2017-18 Proposed Budget.

Resolution No. 2017-088R – Passed 5-0

This resolution authorizes a request for inclusion of the incorporated limits of the city of St. Cloud within Osceola County’s domestic registry. This item is in reference to persons who are not married under Florida law, but have formed domestic partnerships. A single, countywide registry minimizes duplication of efforts for our residents and service providers.

Resolution No. 2017-092R – This resolution to authorize our support of Osceola County Ordinance No. 2017-15 that establishes a temporary moratorium prohibiting the acceptance, processing and consideration of development orders, development permits and building permits for properties within the watershed areas of Center Lake, Coon Lake, Trout Lake, Lake Lizzie, Bay Lake, Live Oak Lake, Sardine Lake, Alligator Lake an Brick Lake died due to the lack of a motion.

Resolution No. 2017-102R – Passed 5-0

This resolution amends, repeals and replaces Resolution No. 2014-131R adopting the Rules of Conduct of St. Cloud City Council providing for amendment to the form of the agenda for council meetings as directed during the April 20 council workshop to allow for more efficient agendas and council meetings.

In addition, City Council approved a warrant list (standard city bills).

Coming up in St. Cloud:

May 25 – City Council Meeting, 6:30 p.m., City Hall Council Chambers

May 29 – City of St. Cloud administrative offices will be closed in observance of Memorial Day

 


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