Month: April 2015

APRIL 28, 2015 PLAN BOARD MEETING

HIGH SPRINGS PLAN BOARD
CITY COMMISSION CHAMBERS
110 NW 1ST AVENUE
AMENDED AGENDA
APRIL 28, 2015                                                                                6:30 P.M.
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CALL BOARD TO ORDER: CHAIR EYVONNE ANDREWS

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: CHAIR EYVONNE ANDREWS

ROLL CALL: PERMIT TECH. GINGER TRAVERS

APPROVAL OF MINUTES: MARCH 3, 2015

UNFINISHED BUSINESS:

1. CONSIDER REZONING AS REQUESTED BY JFL HOLDINGS, FOR REZONING 15.16 ACRES OF LAND FROM CONSERVATION (CON) BACK TO RESIDENTIAL-2 (R2), ALACHUA COUNTY TAX PARCEL #00236-032-000.

2. CONSIDER LAND USE CHANGE BY JFL HOLDINGS, CLASSIFICATION FROM CONSERVATION TO RESIDENTIAL MIXED, ALACHUA COUNTY TAX PARCEL #00236-032-000.

NEW BUSINESS:

1. CONSIDER REZONING AS REQUESTED BY LIMITED ACCESS PROPERTIES LLC, FOR REZONING 8.13 ACRES OF LAND FROM RESIDENTIAL-1 (R1) TO COMMERCIAL-3 (C3) FOR FUTURE DEVELOPMENT, ALACHUA COUNTY TAX PARCEL #00155-002-000 AND #00180-000-000. NO CHANGE IN LAND USE CLASSIFICATION “MIXED USE” REQUIRED.

2. DISCUSSION ON MOBILE HOME REQUIREMENTS AND PLACEMENT WITHIN THE CITY OF HIGH SPRINGS.

ADJOURN
PLEASE NOTE: PURSUANT TO SECTION 286.015, FLORIDA STATUTES, IF A PERSON DECIDES TO APPEAL ANY DECISION MADE BY THE PLAN BOARD WITH RESPECT TO ANY MATTER CONSIDERED DURING THIS MEETING. HE OR SHE WILL NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS MADE, WHICH RECORD INCLUDES THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH THE APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICAN WITH DISABILITIES ACT, A PERSON WITH DISABILITIES NEEDING ANY SPECIAL ACCOMODATIONS TO PARTICIPATE IN CITY MEETINGS SHOULD CONTACT THE OFFICE OF THE CITY CLERK, 110 N.W. 1ST AVENUE, HIGH SPRINGS, FLORIDA 32643, TELEPHONE (486)454-1416 X7237.

May 9: National Train Day in High Springs

Explore the history of the railroad in High Springs, Florida from the 1800’s to the mid 1900’s. Come enjoy guest presenters, activities for the kids, and  an 8×24 HO scale diorama depicting the 1920’s.   There will also be live model trains, animated scenes and the Polar Express train and village. All activities are free and open to the public. The event will take place in the Old School, located behind City Hall. The event will begin at 10 am and go until 4 pm. Hope to see you there!

April 23, 2015 Commission Meeting

CITY COMMISSION MEETING AGENDA

City Hall

110 N.W. 1st Avenue 

APRIL 23, 2015                                                                                

6:30 PM

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CALL TO ORDER:                                                 MAYOR SUE WELLER

INVOCATION:                                                        ASSOCIATE PASTOR RACHEL DELAUNE,

GRACE METHODIST CHURCH, FT. CLARKE

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE:                               MAYOR SUE WELLER

ROLL CALL:                                                           JENNY L. PARHAM, CITY CLERK

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

APPROVAL OF MINUTES:                                  APRIL 9, 2015 MINUTES

RECOGNITION OF POLICE OFFICER GARY MOORE.

PROCLAMATION DECLARING APRIL 24, 2015 AS “NATIONAL ARBOR DAY”

 PROCLAMATION DECLARING MAY 10, 2015 AS “WORLD LUPUS DAY”

 PROCLAMATION DECLARING MAY 2015 AS “CIVILITY MONTH”

 AUDIT

  1. PRESENTATION OF THE 2013/2014 FISCAL YEAR AUDIT BY RICHARD

          POWELL OF POWELL & JONES.  CLICK FOR AUDIT

  1. ACCEPTANCE OF THE 2013/2014 FISCAL YEAR AUDIT.

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

  1. DISCUSS AND CONSIDER COLLECTION SERVICES FOR BAD DEBTS.

CITIZEN REQUESTS AND COMMENTS – FOR ISSUES NOT ON AGENDA (PLEASE STATE

NAME FOR THE RECORD – LIMIT COMMENTS TO 5 MINUTES)

NEW BUSINESS

  1. REVIEW FEBRUARY AND MARCH 2015 FINANCIAL STATEMENTS.
  1. CONSIDER ORDINANCE 2015-04, AN ORDINANCE ESTABLISHING THE CITY OF HIGH SPRINGS PARKS AND RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD AS THE TREE BOARD IN HIGH SPRINGS; ASSIGNING AUTHORITY AND RESPONSIBILITY; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE; AND PROVIDING FOR CODIFICATION.

     3.  DISCUSSION AND CONSIDERATION IN PASSAGE OF ORDINANCE 2015-04 ON FIRST READING.

     4. CONSIDER RESOLUTION 2015-C, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF HIGH SPRINGS REPEALING RESOLUTION 2011-N ESTABLISHING A WATER              METER AND GRINDER PUMP INSTALLATION POLICY; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

      5.  SUBMIT AND CONSIDER NAMES FOR HISTORIC MEMBERS.

      6. REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT WITH ALACHUA COUNTY FOR RAIL-TRAIL AND AUTHORIZE MAYOR TO SIGN.

 CITY ATTORNEY REPORT/UPDATE

 CITY MANAGER REPORT/UPDATE

 COMMENTS AND CONCERNS:

  1. COMMISSIONERS
  2. MAYOR

 MOTION TO ADJOURN

April 9, 2015 Commission Meeting – 7:30

CITY COMMISSION MEETING
AGENDA
City Hall
110 N.W. 1st Avenue

APRIL 9, 2015                        CLICK FOR AGENDA PACKET                                        7:30 PM
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CALL TO ORDER: MAYOR SUE WELLER

INVOCATION:

PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: MAYOR SUE WELLER

ROLL CALL: JENNY L. PARHAM, CITY CLERK

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

APPROVAL OF MINUTES: MARCH 26, 2015 MINUTES

UNFINISHED BUSINESS

1. CONSIDER ORDINANCE 2015-03, AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 10 “ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES” OF THE HIGH SPRINGS CODE OF ORDINANCES; LIFTING RESTRICTION ON TYPE OF ALCOHOL FOR SUNDAY ON-PREMISES CONSUMPTION; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE; AND PROVIDING FOR CODIFICATION.

A. MAYOR OPENS PUBLIC HEARING FOR PUBLIC INPUT.
B. MAYOR CLOSES PUBLIC HEARING.
C. DISCUSSION AND CONSIDERATION IN PASSING OF ORDINANCE 2015-03
ON SECOND AND FINAL READING.

2. DISCUSS AND DETERMINE THE POLICY FOR SUSPENDING SOLID WASTE COLLECTION FEES.

CITIZEN REQUESTS AND COMMENTS – FOR ISSUES NOT ON AGENDA (PLEASE STATE
NAME FOR THE RECORD – LIMIT COMMENTS TO 5 MINUTES)
NEW BUSINESS

1. CONSIDER RESOLUTION 2015-B, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF HIGH SPRINGS, FLORIDA ADOPTING A POLICY RELATING TO THE EMPLOYMENT OF SMALL, WOMEN OWNED AND MINORITY BUSINESSES FOR USE
IN ADMINISTERING COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANTS; ADOPTING A POLICY RELATING TO THE EMPLOYMENT OF MINORITIES BY THE CITY OF HIGH
SPRINGS; PROVIDING DEFINITIONS; DEFINING AN ACTION PLAN; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

2. DISCUSS CURRENT NOISE ORDINANCE AND CONSIDER DIRECTION TO STAFF.

3. CONSIDER AWARDING BID TO REROOF WATER PLANT BUILDING.

4. CONSIDER PURCHASE OF NEW HANDHELD WATER METER READING DEVICES.

5. DISCUSSION, UPDATE AND VOTE ON HIGH SPRINGS FARMERS MARKET BIDS.

6. DISCUSSION AND VOTE REGARDING NORTHEND’S OFFER OF JUDGMENT IN NORTHEND HOMELAND, LLC V. CITY OF HIGH SPRINGS.

7. DISCUSSION AND VOTE REGARDING POTENTIAL OFFER OF JUDGMENT FROM CITY IN NORTHEND HOMELAND, LLC V. CITY OF HIGH SPRINGS.

8. DISCUSSION AND VOTE ON FUNDING FOR COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT FOR DISPATCH OPERATIONS.

CITY ATTORNEY REPORT/UPDATE

CITY MANAGER REPORT/UPDATE

COMMENTS AND CONCERNS:

1. COMMISSIONERS
2. MAYOR

MOTION TO ADJOURN

PLEASE NOTE: PURSUANT TO SECTION 286.0105, FLORIDA STATUTES, IF A PERSON DECIDES TO APPEAL
ANY DECISION MADE BY THE CITY COMMISSION WITH RESPECT TO ANY MATTER CONSIDERED DURING
THIS MEETING, HE OR SHE WILL NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE PROCEEDINGS IS
MADE, WHICH RECORD INCLUDES THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH THE APPEAL IS TO BE
BASED. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, A PERSON WITH DISABILITIES
NEEDING ANY SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS TO PARTICIPATE IN CITY COMMISSION MEETINGS, SHOULD
CONTACT THE OFFICE OF THE CITY CLERK, 110 N.W. 1ST AVENUE, HIGH SPRINGS, FLORIDA 32643,
TELEPHONE (386)454-1416.

Santa Fe College Non-Credit Courses in High Springs

Santa Fe College is looking to offer non-credit courses at the High Springs Historic Elementary School and Community Center.  Anyone who would like a specific course offered or interested in teaching should contact [email protected] Courses that have been offered in other communities include art, computer skills, digital photography, history, crafts, and dance.