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CITY OF BARTOW
CITY COMMISSION REGULAR MEETING
MONDAY, JULY 6, 2020 AT 6:00 P.M. (EST) OR AS SOON THEREAFTER AS POSSIBLE
CITY HALL COMMISSION CHAMBERS, 450 NORTH WILSON AVE., BARTOW, FL 33830

AGENDA

1. CALL TO ORDER

2. INVOCATION – Pastor Andrew Farley, Jr. of Mount Olive Freewill Baptist Church

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. Public Hearing and Final reading of Ordinance No. 2020-10 – AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE FUTURE LAND USE MAP OF THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN OF THE CITY OF BARTOW, FLORIDA; SAID AMENDMENT BEING KNOWN AS “AMENDMENT #CPA-20-02-LS”; SPECIFICALLY TO CHANGE THE FUTURE LAND USE OF PARCELS OF LAND OWNED BY BARTOW CITRUS PRODUCTS LLC FROM LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL TO INDUSTRIAL; TRANSMITTING SAID AMENDMENT TO THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY (DEO) FOR A FINDING OF COMPLIANCE; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR SCRIVENER’S ERROR; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE UPON FINAL PASSAGE.

b. Public Hearing and Final reading of Ordinance 2020-11 – AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF BARTOW, FLORIDA, REZONING APPROXIMATELY 56.5 ACRES OF LAND OWNED BY BARTOW CITRUS PRODUCTS LLC, AND LOCATED IN SECTION 16, TOWNSHIP 30 SOUTH, RANGE 25 EAST, POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA, FROM R-1, SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL TO PD, “PLANNED DEVELOPMENT”; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR SCRIVENER’S ERROR; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE UPON FINAL PASSAGE.

11. CONSENT AGENDA

a. Approval of June 15, 2020 City Commission Regular Meeting minutes.

b. Approval of City Commissioner absence(s) for June 15, 2020 excusal(s): Commissioner W.H. “Billy” Simpson.

12. OTHER COMMISSION BUSINESS

a. OLD BUSINESS –

1. Ranking procedure and appointment of new member to the Community Redevelopment Agency for an unexpired four-year term ending October 2023. (Item continued from June 15, 2020 meeting).

b. NEW BUSINESS – NONE

13. RESOLUTIONS

a. Resolution No. 20-4048-R – PRELIMINARY RATE RESOLUTION; A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF BARTOW, FLORIDA RELATING TO THE PROVISION OF STORMWATER SERVICES, FACILITIES AND PROGRAMS IN THE CITY OF BARTOW, FLORIDA; PROVIDING AUTHORITY; PROVIDING PURPOSE AND DEFINITIONS; DIRECTING THE PREPARATION OF AN ASSESSMENT ROLL AND NOTIFICATION PROCEDURES; AUTHORIZING A PUBLIC HEARING AND DIRECTING THE PROVISION OF NOTICE THEREOF; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

b. Resolution No. 20-4049-R – PRELIMINARY RATE RESOLUTION; A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF BARTOW, FLORIDA RELATING TO THE PROVISION OF FIRE PROTECTION SERVICES, FACILITIES AND PROGRAMS IN THE CITY OF BARTOW, FLORIDA; PROVIDING AUTHORITY; PROVIDING PURPOSE AND DEFINITIONS; DIRECTING THE PREPARATION OF AN ASSESSMENT ROLL AND NOTIFICATION PROCEDURES; AUTHORIZING A PUBLIC HEARING AND DIRECTING THE PROVISION OF NOTICE THEREOF; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

14. COMMISSIONER COMMENTS

a. JAMES F. CLEMENTS
b. STEVE GITHENS
c. LEO E. LONGWORTH
d. WILLIAM ‘BILLY” SIMPSON
e. SCOTT SJOBLOM

15. ADJOURNMENT

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 July 2, 2020.
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