PUBLIC HEARINGS These items are usually heard on the first Tuesdays at 6 p.m. or as soon thereafter as possible. However, if a public hearing is
scheduled for a meeting on the third Tuesday, which begins at 9 a.m., then public hearings will be heard at 9 a.m. or as soon thereafter as possible. These time designations are intended to indicate that an item will not be addressed prior to the listed time. The Chair will open each public hearing and asks anyone wishing to speak to come forward, one at a time. Comments will be limited to five minutes, and must be pertinent to the agenda item being considered by the Board.
NON-AGENDA ITEMS These items are presented by an individual Commissioner or staff as necessary at the conclusion of the printed agenda.
PUBLIC COMMENT Time is allotted at the beginning of each meeting for general public comment. Please limit comments to three minutes. Comments may
pertain to any matter related to the Board s duties as the County s governing body. General comments in support or opposition to candidates for public office are not pertinent to the Board s duties.
DECORUM Please be respectful of others opinions.
MEETINGS All Board meetings are open to the public and are held on the first Tuesdays of each month at 6 p.m. and on the third Tuesdays at 9 a.m.,
unless otherwise advertised. Meetings are held in the County Commission Chambers in the Roger Poitras Administration Annex at 2300 Virginia Ave., Fort Pierce, Fla. 34982. The Board schedules additional workshops throughout the year necessary to accomplish their goals and commitments. Notice is provided of these workshops. Anyone with a disability requiring accommodation to attend this meeting should contact the St. Lucie County Community Services Manager at 772-462-1777 or TDD 772-462-1428 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.
Staff recommends that the Board affirm it's Order to give the Code Enforcement Department permission to proceed to use the lowest bidder to demolish
the structure and clean the properties of all junk, trash and debris, and assess the entire cost of such demolition against the real property, which shall constitute a lien payable to St. Lucie County, pursuant to the provisions of Appendix A, Local Acts, Article VII, Division 2, Section 7-43 of the St. Lucie County Code of Ordinances and Compiled Laws.
Staff recommends that if the Board of County Commissioners finds the requests: to amend to the Official Zoning Atlas from HIRD (Hutchinson Island
Residential District) to PNRD, and the coupled Wetland Waiver; to adopt a Preliminary/Final PNRD Site Plan and a Conditional Use request for development of a Specialty Hospital (Drug Addiction and Alcohol Rehabilitation) and its support uses at the subject site, are consistent with the Comprehensive Plan and Land Development Code, staff recommends the Board findings incorporate the conditions contained in the staff report to assure the proposed use, and any future change in development or use of the property does not negatively impact adjacent properties.
Staff recommends approval of the variance request to allow the provision of wireless services consistent with federal law, since and the proposed
tower is not incompatible with the goals and purpose of the Comprehensive Plan and Land Development Code to preserve, protect, and improve the public health, safety, comfort, good order, appearance, convenience, and general welfare; and to encourage the most appropriate use of land.
Staff recommends approval of the proposed Conditional Use Permit for a telecommunication tower, contingent on the approval of the Variance request
and subject to the conditions listed herein. If the Board grants the variance request, the proposed tower will be consistent with the Land Development Code and compatible with the goals and purpose of the Comprehensive Plan and Land Development Code to preserve, protect, and improve the public health, safety, comfort, good order, appearance, convenience, and general welfare; and encourage the most appropriate use of land.