CITY OF GREENACRES, FLORIDA

AGENDA
City Council Meeting

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 – 7:00 p.m.

City Hall Council Chambers
5800 Melaleuca Lane

Mayor and City Council

Samuel J. Ferreri, Mayor

Jonathan G. Pearce, Deputy Mayor - District IV
Lisa Rivera, Councilwoman - District I
Peter A. Noble, Councilman - District II
Judith Dugo, Councilwoman - District III
Paula Bousquet, Councilwoman - District V

Administration

Thomas J. Lanahan, Acting City Manager
James D. Stokes, City Attorney
Denise McGrew, City Clerk

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Agenda
City Council Meeting
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 7:00 p.m.

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  1. Call To Order and Roll Call.

  2. Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.

  3. Comments From the Public for Agenda Items Only.

  4. Agenda Approval.

    1. Additions, deletions, or substitutions to the Agenda.

    2. Motion to approve and adopt entire agenda as set.

  5. Special Business.

  6. Consent Agenda.

    1. Motion to Approve Consent Agenda.

      1. Official Minutes: Special City Council Meeting of December 21, 2015 – Denise McGrew, City Clerk.

      2. Resolution No. 2016-01: Satisfying certain liens imposed against residential property, pursuant to Section 15-32, City of Greenacres Code; pursuant to Staff Memo – Thomas Hughes, Finance Director..

  7. Regular Agenda.

    1. Resolution No. 2016-07: Ratifying the Memorandum of Understanding (attached hereto as Exhibit “A”) between the City of Greenacres and the Palm Beach County Police Benevolent Association; and authorizing the appropriate City Officials to effectuate the terms of the Agreement; pursuant to Staff Memo – Thomas J. Lanahan, Acting City Manager.

    2. Ordinance No. 2016-08: No. 2016-06: First Reading; Amending Chapter 10, Personnel, Article IV, Retirement, Pensions and Other Employee Benefit Programs, Division 3, Retirement Systems Authorized, Sec. 10-148 entitled “Public Safety Officers and Firefighters Retirement Plan and Trust”; Amending the Defined Benefit Plan and Trust Adoption Agreement contained in Exhibit “B-3”; providing for repeal of conflicting ordinances; providing for inclusion in the code; providing for severability; and providing for an effective date; pursuant to Staff Memo – Thomas J. Lanahan, Acting City Manager.
    3. Ordinance No. 2016-09: First Reading; Amending Chapter 10, Personnel, Article IV, Retirement, Pensions and other Employee Benefit Programs, Division 3, Retirement Systems Authorized, Sec. 10-149 entitled “General Employees Retirement Plan And Trust”; amending the Defined Contribution Plan and Trust Adoption Agreement contained in Exhibit “B-1a”; providing for repeal of conflicting ordinances; providing for inclusion in the code; providing for severability; and providing for an effective date; pursuant to Staff Memo – Thomas J. Lanahan, Acting City Manager.

    4. PUBLIC HEARING: Ordinance No. 2016-06: Second Reading; Amending Chapter 4 of the City of Greenacres Code entitled “Buildings and Building Regulations”, Article II entitled “Burglar Alarm Systems” to delete Sections 4-20 through 4-26 and add a reference to the Palm Beach County Burglar Alarm Regulations; pursuant to Staff Memo – Michael L. Porath, Public Safety Director.

    5. Ordinance No. 2016-01: First Reading; Amending the future land use map of the future land use element of the City’s Comprehensive Plan, to change the future land use designation of one parcel of land totaling approximately 0.746 acres, located at 609 Jackson Avenue, from Residential-Medium Density (RS-MD) to Mixed Use (MU), as requested by the owners, G.P. and Louise C. Suggs; providing for repeal of conflicting ordinances; providing for severability; providing for transmittal to the Division of Community Development; providing for inclusion in the Comprehensive Plan; and providing for an effective date; pursuant to Staff Memo and Staff Report – Thomas J. Lanahan, Acting City Manager.

    6. Ordinance No. 2016-02: First Reading; Approving the application for a zoning change for one parcel of land totaling approximately 0.746 acres, located at 609 Jackson Avenue, from Residential Medium-1 (Rm-1) to Mixed Use Development-Original Section (MXD-OS), as requested by the owners, G.P. and Louise C. Suggs; providing for changes to the official zoning map; providing for repeal of conflicting ordinances; providing for severability; and providing for an effective date; pursuant to Staff Memo and Staff Report. – Thomas J. Lanahan, Acting City Manager.

  8. Comments from the Public.

  9. Discussion Items:
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    1. Empire Way Sidewalks; pursuant to Staff Memo – Thomas J. Lanahan, Acting City Manager.

  11. Staff Comments.

    1. City Manager’s Report.
      1. Building Department Report
      2. Finance Department Report
      3. Leisure Services Department Report
      4. Planning & Engineering Department Report
      5. Public Safety Department Report
      6. Public Works Department Report

    2. City Attorney’s Report.

  12. Mayor and City Council Reports.

  13. Adjournment.

NOTICE OF COUNCIL MEETINGS AND AGENDAS

The first and third Monday of each month are regular meeting dates for the City Council; special or workshop meetings may be called on the second and fourth Mondays of the month, or whenever necessary. Council Agendas are posted on the City’s website on the Friday prior to each Council meeting. A public copy of the complete agenda is also available for review in the City Clerk’s Office at City Hall. Questions regarding the agenda should be directed to the City Clerk at 642-2006.


January 2016 - Calendar of Meetings and Events

01-19-16 - City Council Meeting - 7:00 p.m.
01-20-16 - Planning Commission Meeting - 7:00 p.m.
01-27-16 - Code Enforcement Board Meeting - 3:00 p.m.
01-29-16 - “Concert in the Park” – Greenacres Community Park - 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.


February 2016 - Calendar of Meetings and Events

02-01-16 - City Council Meeting - 7:00 p.m.
02-03-16 - Planning Commission Meeting - 7:00 p.m.
02-15-16 - President’s Day Holiday – City Offices Closed – City Council Meeting – Rescheduled
02-17-16 - Planning Commission Meeting - 7:00 p.m.
02-22-16 - City Council Meeting - 7:00 p.m.