City Commission Regular Meeting
CITY OF BARTOW
CITY COMMISSION REGULAR MEETING
MONDAY, AUGUST 5, 2019 AT 6:00 P.M. (EST) OR AS SOON THEREAFTER AS POSSIBLE
CITY HALL COMMISSION CHAMBERS, 450 NORTH WILSON AVE., BARTOW, FL 33830
1. CALL TO ORDER
2. INVOCATION – Pastor Dr. Matt McCraw, First Baptist Church of Bartow
3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG
4. PROCLAMATIONS AND SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS – NONE
5. GENERAL PUBLIC COMMENT – At this time, the Commission will receive comments from the public regarding matters not appearing on this agenda.
6. CITY ANNOUNCEMENTS
7. REPORTS OF CHARTER OFFICERS
a. City Manager Communications
b. City Attorney Communications
8. AGENDA MODIFICATION/APPROVAL
9. PUBLIC COMMENT ON AGENDA ITEMS – At this time, the Commission will receive comments from the public regarding matters that appear on this agenda, not otherwise scheduled for a separate Public Hearing.
10. HEARINGS – FIRST AND SECOND READINGS AND PUBLIC HEARINGS
a. First Reading and Consideration of Ordinance No. 2019-10 – AN ORDINANCE DISCONTINUING, CLOSING AND VACATING A PLATTED ALLEY EXTENDING FROM LAUREL STREET TO MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. BLVD; AND LYING BETWEEN LOTS 1, 4, 6 AND 8, BLOCK 2, TIER 8 AND LOTS 2, 3, 5 AND 7, BLOCK 2, TIER 8 ALL OF WHICH IS PART OF SOUTH FLORIDA RR ADDITION, PB 1, PG 27, PUBLIC RECORDS OF POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE UPON FINAL PASSAGE.
b. First Reading and Consideration of Ordinance No. 2019-11 – AN ORDINANCE APPROVING THE FINAL PLAT OF LAKE HANCOCK SOLAR, BEING A SUBDIVISION LYING IN A PORTION OF SECTIONS 24 & 25, TOWNSHIP 29 SOUTH, RANGE 24 EAST, CITY OF BARTOW, POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE UPON FINAL PASSAGE.
11. CONSENT AGENDA
a. Approval of July 15, 2019 City Commission Regular Meeting minutes.
b. Approval of March 18, 2019 City Commission Work Session minutes. (streets/deep well projects)
c. Approval to reschedule the Monday, September 2, 2019 Regular Meeting of the City Commission to Wednesday, September 4, 2019.
d. Approval to reschedule the Monday, September 16, 2019 Regular Meeting of the City Commission to Tuesday, September 17, 2019.
e. Approval to appoint Julie Clark as an Alternate Member on the Zoning Board of Adjustment. The term will expire November 2022. Recommendation being made by Vice Mayor Sjoblom.
f. Approval of City Commissioner absence(s) for July 15, 2019 excusal(s): None
12. OTHER COMMISSION BUSINESS
a. OLD BUSINESS – NONE
b. NEW BUSINESS – NONE
13. RESOLUTIONS – NONE
14. COMMISSIONER COMMENTS
a. JAMES F. CLEMENTS
b. LEO E. LONGWORTH
c. TRISH PFEIFFER
d. SCOTT SJOBLOM
e. WILLIAM “BILLY” SIMPSON
Please be advised that if you desire to appeal from any decisions made because of the above hearing or meeting, you will need a record of the proceedings and in some cases a verbatim record is required. You must make your own arrangements to produce this record. (Florida Statute 286.0105). If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the City Clerk’s Office at 450 N. Wilson Avenue, P.O. Box 1069, Bartow, Florida 33831-1069 or phone (863) 534-0100 within 2 working days of your receipt of this meeting notification; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8771. Posted at City Hall, Bartow Public Library, and the City’s website www.cityofbartow.net on August 1, 2019.