REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY COMMISSION
March 11, 2019
Mayor Steve Leary called the meeting of the Winter Park City Commission to order at 3:30 p.m. in the Commission Chambers, 401 Park Avenue South, Winter Park, Florida. Mayor Leary asked for a moment of silence for Parks Director Jason Seeley whose infant son passed away and for Edgewood Mayor Ray Bagshaw who also passed away. The invocation was provided by IT Director Parsram Rajaram, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance.
Mayor Steve Leary
Commissioner Greg Seidel
Commissioner Sarah Sprinkel
Commissioner Carolyn Cooper
Commissioner Pete Weldon
City Manager Randy Knight
City Attorney Kurt Ardaman
City Clerk Cynthia Bonham
Approval of agenda
Motion made by Commissioner Sprinkel to approve the agenda; seconded by
Commissioner Seidel and carried unanimously with a 5-0 vote.
Mayor Leary addressed the unique boathouses in the City that residents cannot build today because of our current code. He asked if the Commission was interested in having the Lakes and Waterways Board review the code to consider adding code that would include uniqueness or architectural significance so they do not look the same. There was a consensus to move forward with this.
City Manager's Report
City Manager Knight reminded the Commission about this weekend's Art Festival.He announced that Mayor Leary was elected as the Chairman of the Orange CountyCouncil of Mayors by a unanimous vote.Commissioner Cooper asked about the scheduled conference call with the Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). She inquired if the other grants have been reviewed and have the required deed restrictions. Mr. Knight responded that the call went well and is moving in the right direction. He stated that they reviewed the other grants and the ones that do not have the deed restriction in place is being taken care of.
Commissioner Seidel asked about the Orange Avenue mixed use meeting schedule. Planning Director Stephenson provided a schedule update and an email address to OrangeAve@cityofwinterpark.org for anyone to provide public input on the process and also contact information for anyone wanting to meet with the Planning Department individually to address this issue. Staff will ensure that all information is provided on the website.
City Attorney's Report
a. Approve the minutes of February 25, 2019.
b. Approve the updated Mutual Aid Agreement between the Winter Park Police Department and the Sheriff of Orange county by including Sheriff John W. Mina's signature.
c. Approve the following formal solicitations:
1. CenturyLink, Danella Construction Corporation of Florida, Frog Holdings, Precision Contracting Services, Summit Broadband, Waterleaf International: ITN-6-2019 - Fiber Optic Connectivity; Authorize staff to enter into negotiations.
2. 15 Lightyears, Inc.: RFP-4-2019 - Financing & Installation of Solar Photovoltaic Electric Generating Systems; Authorize staff to enter into negotiations.
3. Central Florida Environmental Corp.: IFB-8-2019- Installation of CDS Units; $293,426
d. Approve the following piggyback agreement:
1. Central Florida Environmental Corp.: Extension of Seminole County contract #CC-0559-15/RTB - Minor Construction Projects Less Than $2,000,000;Term spending not to exceed $1,000,000.
e.. Approve the following contract items: PULLED FROM AGENDA BY
COMMISSIONER SEIDEL BECAUSE OF A CONFLICT OF INTEREST.
1. Kimley-Horn & Associates, Inc.: Amendment to RFQ-6-2017 - Continuing Contract for Professional Transportation Planning & Engineering Services - to renew the contract for the third of five possible one-year terms; As-needed basis
2. Comprehensive Engineering Services, Inc.: Amendment to RFQ-6-2017 - Continuing Contract for Professional Transportation Planning & Engineering Services - to renew the contract for the third of five possible one-year terms; As-needed basis
f. Approve the following purchases:
1. Ten-8 Fire Equipment, Inc.: Pierce Quantum Pumper to replace engine 64; Not to exceed $646,496
2. Orlando Freightliner,Inc.: 2019 Freightliner M2-112 Tandem Axle Dump Truck to replace failing unit in W/WW Construction division; $112,049
3. Top Line Recreation, Inc.: Azalea Lane Playground Equipment;
Motion made by Commissioner Cooper to approve the Consent Agenda, excluding item 'e'; seconded by Commissioner Sprinkel and carried unanimously with a 5-0 vote.
Motion made by Commissioner Cooper to approve Consent Agenda item 'e'; seconded by Commissioner Sprinkel and carried with a 4-0 vote with Commissioner Seidel abstaining from voting due to a conflict. Form 8b is attached.
Action Items Requiring Discussion
a. RESOLUTION NO. 2216-19: A RESOLUTION OF THE CilY COMMISSION OF THE CllY OF WINTER PARK ESTABLISHING A CHARTER REVIEW ADVISORY COMMITTEE; PROVIDING FOR SUNSET AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Attorney Ardaman read the resolution by title.
Mayor Leary announced the members of the board as follows: Lisa Coney, James
Johnston, Amanda Day, Bud Kirk, Steve Brandon, Margie Bridges and Nick Pope.
Motion made by Mayor Leary to approve the members; seconded by Commissioner Sprinkel. No public comments were made. Upon a roll call vote, the motion carried unanimously with a 5-0 vote.
Commissioner Cooper asked that two meetings are included for October for the Commission to allow listening to our residents and answering their questions. There was no support to lock down specific dates in case the committee completes the process early but that they will have two meetings of the Commission to address this. Commissioner Cooper spoke about the membership and that she wanted to ensure balance and addressed her preference to have five or ten members and to allow equal appointees by each Commissioner and to make sure they have quorums since meetings are scheduled throughout the summer. Commissioner Cooper spoke about the need to provide the opportunity to hire a professional facilitator to oversee the meetings.
After comments, City Manager Knight will bring forth three recommendations at the next meeting for possible facilitators.
Motion made by Commissioner Cooper that we assign two members per person to the Charter Review Committee. Motion failed for lack of a second.
Motion made by Commissioner Sprinkel to adopt the resolution, seconded by Commissioner Weldon and carried unanimously with a 5-0 vote after a roll call vote.
b. RESOLUTION NO. 2217-19: A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF WINTER PARK ESTABLISHING A LIBRARY SITE EVALUATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE; PROVIDING FOR SUNSET AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Attorney Ardaman read the resolution by title.
Motion made by Mayor Leary to adopt the resolution; seconded by
Commissioner Seidel expressed his preference to be able to appoint one member. Commissioner Cooper addressed her opposition to establishing a committee for this. She commented that they are very well versed in the options and possibilities for this property and the library property is a small piece of the Planning the Possibilities initiative and saw no reason to carve it out separately. Commissioner Weldon saw this as a starting point which they will see what the committee comes up with to determine if he should or should not act on it. He reminded the Commission that per the Charter the Mayor makes the appointments. Mayor Leary spoke about the need to get this process started and that this committee will be reporting to the entire Commission.
No public comments were made.
Motion made by Mayor Leary to amend the resolution to appoint the membership to include Jack Miles, Marjorie Thomas, David Lamm, John Caron and Miguel deArgos; seconded by Commissioner Sprinkel. Upon a roll call vote,Mayor Leary and Commissioners Seidel, Sprinkel and Weldon voted yes. Commissioner Cooper voted no. The motion carried with a 4-0 vote.
Upon a roll call vote to adopt the resolution as amended, Mayor Leary and Commissioners Seidel, Sprinkel and Weldon voted yes. Commissioner Cooper voted no. The motion carried with a 4-1 vote.
City Commission Reports:
Commissioner Seidel - Addressed the Canvassing Board meeting tomorrow.
Commissioner Sprinkel - Spoke about riding her bike for the bike event.
Commissioner Cooper - Spoke about her not being notified about the Orange County Tourist Development Tax (TDT) Application Review Committee (ARC) meeting. Commissioners Sprinkel and Weldon addressed their attendance where they only observed the presentation and did not make comments to any fellow Commission member or to the public as to their views.
Commissioner Weldon - No report.
Mayor Leary - No report.
PUBLIC COMMENTS (ITEMS NOT THE AGENDA)
Peter Gottfried, 1841 Carolee Lane, spoke against 'The Canopy' and asked that TDT
application for $6 million be withdrawn.
Channa Lloyd,101 Marrietto, US Census, provided a presentation about the upcoming
Jess Kovach and Gabrielle Milch, 2903 Sunset Road, Apopka, addressed the need to preserve the heritage trees at the new library and events center site.
Stefania McGrath, 655 Palmer Avenue, asked that the Commission meetings begin later.
Cynthia Ferrell, 330 Wekiva Core Road, Longwood, was opposed to cutting down trees at the MLK site.
Chuck O'Neal, 2329 Park Village Place, Apopka, spoke against cutting down trees at the new library site.
The meeting adjourned at 5:00p.m.
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