CITY OF TAMARAC
REGULAR CITY COMMISSION MEETING
City Hall - Commission Chambers
January 14, 2015


CALL TO ORDER:
7:00 P.M.
ROLL CALL:
PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:
Commissioner Michelle J. Gomez
INTRODUCTION
1. PROCLAMATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS:
a.Arbor Day Proclamation
Presentation of a proclamation by Mayor Harry Dressler proclaiming January 16, 2015 as "Arbor Day". (Requested by Public Services Director Jack Strain).
b.First Responders Appreciation Week Proclamation
Presentation of a proclamation by Mayor Harry Dressler proclaiming the week of January 18, 2015 as "First Responders Appreciation Week". (Requested by Mayor Harry Dressler)
2.CITY COMMISSION REPORTS
a. Vice Mayor Bushnell

b. Commissioner Gomez

c. Commissioner Glasser

d. Commissioner Placko

e. Mayor Dressler

3.CITY ATTORNEY REPORT
4.CITY MANAGER REPORT
5.PUBLIC PARTICIPATION

Any member of the public may speak to any issue that is not agendized for public hearing at this meeting. Speakers will be limited to three minutes during this item and at public hearings. There will be a thirty (30) minute aggregate time limit for this item, and speakers are encouraged to sign up in advance with the City Clerk prior to their participation.

When an issue has been designated as quasi-judicial, public remarks shall only be heard during a quasi-judicial hearing that has been properly noticed for that matter.

ANNOUNCEMENT OF TIME ALLOCATIONS-MOTIONS TO TABLE

The Chair at this time will announce those items that have been given a specific time to be heard, and will entertain motions from the Commission members to table those items that require research. The Commission may agendize by majority consent matters of an urgent nature which have come to the Commission's attention after publication.


6.CONSENT AGENDA

Items listed under Consent Agenda are viewed to be routine and the recommendation will be enacted by ONE MOTION in the form listed below. If discussion is desired, then, in accordance with Resolution 2003-15, Sec. 4.5, the item(s) will be removed from the Consent Agenda and will be considered separately.

a.Approval of the December 10, 2014 Regular Commission Meeting Minutes
Approval of the December 10, 2014 Regular Commission Meeting Minutes
b.Approval of the December 10, 2014 Special Commission Meeting Minutes
Approval of the December 10, 2014 Special Commission Meeting Minutes
c.TR12590 - Broward 100 Mural Agreement

A Resolution of the City Commission of the City of Tamarac, Florida accepting and executing the Interlocal Agreement between Broward County and the City of Tamarac to provide public artwork relating to the Broward-100 Centennial Celebration; authorizing the appropriate City officials to execute said agreement; providing for conflicts; providing for severability; and providing for an effective date.  

d.TR12592: QTI - Project Tarpon

A Resolution of the City Commission of the City of Tamarac, Florida, recommending approval of Project Tarpon for a Qualified Target Industry Tax Refund; recommending Project Tarpon as a Qualified Target Industry business pursuant to Section 288.106, Florida Statutes; committing the City to payment of a percentage of the Qualified Target Industry Tax Refund as a local match as required by State Statute; authorizing City officials to provide a local match or local financial support for the Qualified Target Industry Tax Refund in the form of cash; providing for conflicts; providing for severability; and providing for an effective date.

e.TR12593 - Amendment #12 to Agreement between City of Tamarac and Ronald L. Book, P.A. for Lobbying Services

A Resolution of the City Commission of the City of Tamarac, Florida; approving Amendment #12 to the Agreement between the City of Tamarac and Ronald L. Book, P.A., for lobbying services, extending the Agreement through January 26, 2016, at a cost not to exceed Fifty-Nine Thousand Four Hundred Dollars ($59,400.00) per year; authorizing the appropriate City Officials to execute the Amendment to the Agreement for Lobbying Services; providing for conflicts; providing for severability; and providing for an effective date.

f.TR12569 - FY 15 Vehicle & Equipment Replacement

A Resolution of the City Commission of the City of Tamarac, Florida, authorizing the  appropriate City Officials to select, approve and award the purchase of replacement vehicles to contractors utilizing competitive procurement methods and current agreements available for cooperative purchase at the time of purchase in the best interest of the city; authorizing an expenditure in an amount not to exceed $1,052,000 from the appropriate accounts; providing for severability; and providing an effective date.

7.REGULAR AGENDA
8.ORDINANCE(S) - FIRST READING
a.TO2308 - Woodlands Neighborhood Improvement District

Motion to adopt an Ordinance of the City Commission of the City of Tamarac, Florida on first reading amending Ordinance No. 2010-14, creating the Local Government Neighborhood Improvement District pursuant to Section 163.506, F.S., known as the Woodlands Community Neighborhood Improvement District  (the “District”) and amending Chapter 24 of the City’s Code of Ordinances, entitled Zoning, Article III entitled district regulations, by specifically amending Division 26, entitled Safe Neighborhood Improvement Districts, creating Sections 24-542 through 24-549 providing for the establishment of the specific named Woodlands Community Neighborhood Improvement District, defining district boundaries; providing eligibility to request grants, to levy ad  valorem taxes on real and personal property of up to 2 mills annually, and authority to collect special assessments to support planning and implementation of the district improvements including community policing innovations pursuant to Florida Statutes, Section 197.3635 in an amount not to exceed $500.00 for each individual parcel of land per year; designating the City Commission as the Board of Directors; establishing an Advisory Council to the Board of Directors; providing district powers; providing for the continuation of the district subject to the approval of a referendum  in accordance with the procedures set forth in 163.511 F.S. providing for recordation; providing for codification; providing for conflicts; providing for severability; and providing for an effective date.  

9.PUBLIC HEARING(S)
10.ORDINANCE(S) - SECOND READING
a.TO2313 - General Employees Normal Retirement Option for a Limited Period

Motion to adopt an Ordinance of the City Commission of the City of Tamarac, Florida;  on second reading amending Chapter 16, Pension and Retirement, Article III, Employees' Pension Plan, providing for a normal retirement option for a limited time period for eligible participants; providing for a savings clause; providing for severability; providing for codification and providing for an effective date. 
PASSED ON FIRST READING DECEMBER 10, 2014

11.QUASI-JUDICIAL HEARING(S)
a.Temporary Board Order No. 5 - Publix Sign Variance

Sign Variance from Section 18-65(b)(2), Tamarac Code of Ordinances, to allow three (3) facade signs located on the front facade of Publix where only one (1) sign is permitted and from Section 18-51(18)(b)(4), Tamarac Code of Ordinances, to allow a facade sign to display an ancillary use of the occupant where only the primary use of the occupant is permitted; located at 5881 North University Drive, Tamarac, Florida 33321

b.TR12600 - Mural Plaza New Development Site Plan

A Resolution of the City Commission of the City of Tamarac, Florida, granting New Development Site Plan approval (with conditions) for the Mural Plaza Shopping Center project, to allow for the development of a proposed 32,080 square foot upscale retail shopping center consisting of two (2) buildings centered on a covered outdoor plaza, for the subject properties located at 6500 North University Drive on the east side of North University Drive between NW 64 Street and West McNab Road (specifically Parcels A and B, Regina Subdivision, according to the Plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 141, Page 23, of the public records of Broward County, Florida) (Case No. 24-SP-14); providing for conflicts; providing for severability; and providing for an effective date.  

12.OTHER

The City Commission may consider and act upon such other business as may come before it. In the event this agenda must be revised, such revised copies will be available to the public at the City Commission meeting.

Pursuant to Chapter 286.0105, Florida Statutes, if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the City Commission with respect to any matter considered at such meeting or hearing, he may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is based.

The City of Tamarac complies with the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act. If you are a disabled person requiring any accommodations or assistance, please notify the City Clerk's Office at (954) 597-3505 of such need at least 48 hours (2 days) in advance. Additionally, if you are hearing or speech impaired and need assistance, you may contact the Florida Relay Service at either of the following numbers: 1-800-955-8770 or 1-800-955-8771.



Patricia Teufel, CMC
City Clerk

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