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City Commission Regular Meeting
2020-02-17 agenda Regular Meeting City Commission

CITY OF BARTOW
CITY COMMISSION REGULAR MEETING
MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 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 J. Farley, Jr., Mount Olive Freewill Baptist Church

3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG

4. PROCLAMATIONS AND SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

a. Presentation “Black Facts for the Evening” by Commissioner Leo E. Longworth.

b. Presentation of the “Life Saving Award” to Bartow Police Department Senior Officer, Dwight David Bilbrey.

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

  •  Bark Park Signage

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. 2020-04 – AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN FUTURE LAND USE MAP OF THE CITY OF BARTOW, FLORIDA; SAID AMENDMENT BEING KNOWN AS “AMENDMENT #CPA-20-01-SS”; SPECIFICALLY TO CHANGE THAT PARCEL OF LAND OWNED BY CHRISTIAN HOME FREEWILL BAPTIST CHURCH AT BARTOW, INC. FROM LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL TO INSTITUTIONAL; TRANSMITTING SAID AMENDMENT TO THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES (DEO) FOR A FINDING OF COMPLIANCE; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE UPON FINAL PASSAGE.

b. Public Hearing and Final Reading of Ordinance No. 2020-05 – AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF BARTOW, FLORIDA, REZONING APPROXIMATELY 0.88 ACRES OF LAND OWNED BY CHRISTIAN HOME FREEWILL BAPTIST CHURCH AT BARTOW, INC., AND LOCATED IN SECTION 8, TOWNSHIP 30 SOUTH, RANGE 25 EAST, POLK COUNTY, FLORIDA, FROM R-1A, SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL TO PI, PUBLIC INSTITUTIONAL; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE UPON FINAL PASSAGE.

c. Public Hearing and Final Reading of Ordinance No. 2020-06 – AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF BARTOW, FLORIDA, ADOPTING THE 2019-2023 FIVE-YEAR CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM ANNUAL UPDATE; PROVIDING FOR LEGISLATIVE FINDINGS; PROVIDING FOR ADMINISTRATIVE INCLUSION; PROVIDING FOR SCRIVENERS ERRORS; PROVIDING FOR PUBLIC ACCESS; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE UPON FINAL PASSAGE.

d. Public Hearing and Final Reading of Ordinance No. 2020-07 – AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO CONSERVATION; CREATING SECTION 5.07.00 OF THE UNIFIED LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE OF THE CITY OF BARTOW, FLORIDA; PROVIDING PROCEDURES AND STANDARDS FOR THE USE OF WATER EFFICIENT PLUMBING IN NEW CONSTRUCTION, THE USE OF ENERGY EFFICIENT APPLIANCES IN NEW CONSTRUCTION, AND THE DESIGN AND INSTALLATION OF NEW IRRIGATION SYSTEMS; PROVIDING STANDARDS FOR IRRIGATION SYSTEM MAINTENANCE; PROVIDING FOR EXEMPTIONS, ALTERNATIVE COMPLIANCE AND ENFORCEMENT; PROVIDING FOR CONFLICTS, SEVERABILITY, CODIFICATION; THE ADMINISTRATIVE CORRECTION OF SCRIVENER'S ERRORS AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

11. CONSENT AGENDA

a. Approval of February 3, 2020 City Commission Regular Meeting minutes.

b. Approval to reappoint Steven Johannsen to the Planning and Zoning Commission. The new term expires February 2023.

c. Approval of City Commissioner absence(s) for February 3, 2020 excusal(s): None

12. OTHER COMMISSION BUSINESS

a. OLD BUSINESS – NONE

b. NEW BUSINESS – NONE

13. RESOLUTIONS

a. RESOLUTION NO. 20-4042-R – A RESOLUTION PRESCRIBING THE FORM OF BALLOT FOR CITY OF BARTOW ELECTIONS.

14. COMMISSIONER COMMENTS

a. JAMES F. CLEMENTS
b. LEO E. LONGWORTH
c. TRISH PFEIFFER
d. SCOTT SJOBLOM
e. WILLIAM “BILLY” SIMPSON

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 February 13, 2020.
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