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Ocala City Council Agenda

Ocala City Council Agenda

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

Meeting Information


Ocala City Hall

110 SE Watula Avenue

Second Floor - Council Chambers

Ocala, Florida


5:00 PM

Council Members

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Mary S. Rich, Council President

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Jay A. Musleh, Pro Tem

Justin Grabelle

Brent R. Malever

Matthew Wardell


Reuben Kent Guinn

City Manager

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John Zobler

Mission Statement

The City of Ocala provides fiscally

responsible services consistent with the

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community s current and future expectations.

City Council s Strategic Priorities

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Priority 1: Economic hub

Priority 2: Fiscally sustainable

Priority 3: Operational excellence

Priority 4: Quality of place


Citizens are encouraged to participate in City of Ocala

meetings. Speaker cards should be filled out in advance

and submitted to the City Clerk. Speakers will be limited

to 3 (three) minutes. Additional time may be granted by

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the Council President. When recognized, state name and

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address. Citizen groups are asked to name a


The City of Ocala encourages civility in public discourse

and requests that speakers limit their comments to specific

motions and direct their comments to the Council. Cell

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phones should be turned off or set to vibrate.

The order of agenda items may be changed if deemed

appropriate by City Council.

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Citizens are encouraged to provide comments in writing to

the City Clerk before meetings for inclusion into the

public record. Citizens may also provide input to

individual council members via office visits, phone calls,

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letters and e-mail that will become public record. In some

instances, i.e., Quasi-Judicial Hearings, these particular

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contacts may be prohibited.


Any person who desires to appeal any decision at this

meeting will need a record of the proceedings and for this

purpose may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the

proceedings is made that includes the testimony and

evidence upon which the appeal is made.


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If reasonable accommodations are needed for you to

participate in this meeting, please call the City Manager s Office at 352-629-8401 at least 48 hours in advance so

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arrangements can be made.

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1. Call to Order

a. Opening Ceremony

1. Invocation - Chaplain Altheria Lenon

2. Pledge of Allegiance

b. Welcome and Roll Call

c. New Employees

Hannah Cobb - Electric Department

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Woodrow Story - Electric Department

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Donnelly Yaney - Electric Department

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2. Public Notice

3. Proclamations Awards

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a. Proclamation - Arts and Humanities Month - Jaye Baillie

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b. Sharon G. Berrian, Membership Relations Director, Florida League of Cities, Inc to

present Mayor Guinn with 20 Years of Service Resolution

c. Presentation of the Florida Recreation and Park Association's Corporate Support Award

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to the Fort King Heritage Association - Kathy Crile

4. Presentations

5. Public Comments

6. Public Hearings

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a. Approve a Concurrency Development Agreement concerning a reservation of capacity

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(trips) and traffic mitigation for 446.62 acres of Winding Oaks (SR 200 and SW 60th

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Ave). This is the second of two public hearings. The first public hearing was held on

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September 17, 2019

Presentation by Tye Chighizola

b. Adopt Resolution 2020-1 to allow alcoholic beverage sales (beer and wine) as part the

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2019 Ocala Art Festival on Saturday/Sunday, October 26/27, 2019 (Quasi Judicial)

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Presentation by Tye Chighizola

c. Approve alcoholic beverage location permit for the sale of beer, wine and liquor for on-

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premise consumption for Martin Weiss LLC d/b/a The Tipsy Skipper (Quasi Judicial)

Presentation by Patricia Hitchcock

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d. Approve alcoholic beverage location permit the sale of beer and wine for off-premise

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consumption for Murphy Oil USA, Inc d/b/a Murphy Oil 7737 (Quasi Judicial)

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Presentation by Patricia Hitchcock

e. Approve Transportation Franchise for Hurricane Transport, LLC (Non-Emergency

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Medical W/C) located at 601 NE 52nd CT, Ocala, Florida (LIC-1000875) (Quasi


Presentation by Patricia Hitchcock

7. Second and Final Reading of Ordinances

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(All are Public Hearings)

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a. Adopt Ordinance 2019-63 concerning burn permits within the City limits

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Introduced by Council Member Matthew Wardell on September 17, 2019

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Presentation by Shane Alexander

8. General Business

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a. Approve one-year contract renewal with Odyssey Manufacturing Co. for liquid sodium

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hypochlorite with an estimated expenditure of 207,340

Presentation by Sean Lanier

b. Approve one-year renewal with Squeekie Klean Landscaping LLC to perform code

enforcement mowing and lot cleaning services with an estimated expenditure of

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Presentation by Tye Chighizola

9. Consent Agenda

Consent Agenda items are considered to be routine and will be enacted by one roll

call vote. There will be no separate discussion of these items unless members of

Council or the public request specific items to be removed for separate discussion and

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a. Adopt Budget Resolution 2020-100 amending the fiscal year 2020 budget to

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appropriate funds for the runoff election in the amount of 55,000

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Presentation by Tammi Haslam

b. Adopt Budget Resolution 2020-101 amending the Fiscal Year 2020 budget to accept

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and appropriate a Tourism Enhancement Grant from the Marion County Tourist

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Development Council for A Fight For Freedom: Attack on Fort King reenactment in the

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amount of 2,469.13

Presentation by Tammi Haslam

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c. Adopt Budget Resolution 2020-102 amending the Fiscal Year 2020 budget to accept

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and appropriate a Tourism Enhancement Grant from the Marion County Tourist

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Development Council for the GRIT: Fort King Strength Challenge in the amount of

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Presentation by Tammi Haslam

d. Adopt Budget Resolution 2020-103 amending the Fiscal Year 2020 budget to accept

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and appropriate a Historic Preservation Small Matching Grant from the State of Florida,

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Department of State, Division of Historical Resources in the amount of 30,000 and a

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cash match from the Fort King Heritage Association in the amount of 500 to fund the

Interpretive Development Project at the Fort King National Historic Landmark for a

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total appropriation of 30,500

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Presentation by Tammi Haslam

e. Approve access agreement to allow the Florida Department of Environmental

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Protection to install a monitoring well on City owned parcel located at corner of SE 1st

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Ave and SW 10th Street at no cost

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Presentation by Tracy Taylor

f. Approve the addition of eleven new parcels to the Surplus Property List with a value of

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approximately 16,016

Presentation by Tracy Taylor

g. Approve Labor Attorney invoices for the month of August 2019 in the amount of

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Presentation by Jared Sorensen

h. Approve Strategic Planning City Council Minutes for Tuesday, August 27, 2019

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Presentation by Angel Jacobs

i. Approve Special Council Meeting City Council Minutes for Thursday, September 12,


Presentation by Angel Jacobs

j. Approve Regular Meeting City Council Minutes for Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Presentation by Angel Jacobs

10. Consent Agenda Items Held for Discussion

Should any items be removed from the Consent Agenda for discussion, they will be

discussed at this time.

11. Introduction and First Reading of Ordinances

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(Second and Final Reading - October 15, 2019)

a. Introduce Ordinance 2020-1 to amend and simplify the provisions of the housing

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incentive fund, amend the affordable housing density incentive, and repeal outdated

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provisions of chapter 106 (Case COD19-0002)

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12. Internal Auditor's Report - None

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13. City Manager's Report

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14. Police and Fire Department Report

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15. Mayor's Report

16. City Attorney's Report

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17. Informational Items

a. Calendaring Items

1. City Council Work Session - Tuesday, October 8, 2019 - 12:00 pm - Public Safety

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Communications Discussion - City Hall - Second Floor - Council Chamber

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b. Comments by Mayor

c. Comments by Council Members

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d. Informational

e. Monthly Budget to Actual Report as of August 31, 2019 and Capital Improvement

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Project Status Report

f. Urgent operational need for purchase of additional parts and installation for damaged

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equipment found during the installation of the ENVIREX H40 drive system on

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Clarifier 2 at WRF 3 for a total cost of 82,183.50

g. Executed Contracts Under 50,000

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18. Adjournment

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