Upcoming City Council Meeting August 20, 2019
We begin with three presentations:
1. Proclamation for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month
2. Resolution 2019-94, Certified Annual Financial Report - Audit prepared by Purvis, Gray & Company, LLC
3. Certificates of Appreciation for Parks and Recreation Summer Staff
The Consent Agenda has 8 items:
1. Resolution 2019-103, Task Order Authorization to BESH for the Design and Construction Management of a Lift Station on Round Lake Road. City Council is asked to approve this Resolution for the design phase of a new lift station in the Innovation District. The contract has been awarded to BESH Engineering at a cost of $70,740
2. Resolution 2019-111, Provision of Substation Maintenance Services. Our Electric substation requires regular maintenance to ensure excellent reliable electric service. The City is looking to enter into a piggyback agreement with Florida Municipal Power Agency for maintenance services to be completed by Aubrey, Silvey Testing Services Group, Electric Power Systems and TAW Technical Field Services Inc. The cost will be determined and brought back to Council for approval once the contract has been awarded.
3. Resolution 2019-112, Approval of Round Lake Charter School Agreement for Summer Camp. This is a 3-year agreement between the City of Mount Dora and Round Lake Charter School that allows the City to continue operating a Summer program out of the Round Lake facility.
4. Resolution 2019-114, Approval of Round Lake Charter School Agreement for Transportation. This is a 3-year agreement between the City of Mount Dora and Round Lake Charter School that allows the City to utilize Round Lake's buses during our Summer program.
5. Resolution 2019-115, Historic Marker for 132 W 9th Ave
6. Resolution 2019-119, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) subordination of easement near Wolf Branch Rd & US Hwy 441. Parcel 800.3 The City purchased this easement for relocation of our utility pipes ahead of the expansion of US Hwy 441. There is a small portion that FDOT now needs for a drainage easement in conjunction with the widening of US Hwy 441.
7. Resolution 2019-126, Budget Amendment for Recreation Programs. Due to an increase in participation in Before and After School Care programs both revenues and expenditures have increased beyond the projected budget for 2018-19. Budget amendments are required to come before City Council for approval.
8. Approval of City Council Meeting Session minutes:
Northeast CRA Governing Board July 2, 2019
CRA Governing Board July 2, 2019
Special Tentative Millage Rate Budget Hearing July 30, 2019
City Council Regular Session August 6, 2019
There are 11 Resolutions for discussion and vote:
1. Resolution 2019-90, Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) subordination of easement near Wolf Branch Rd & US Hwy 441. Parcel 103.3 The City purchased this easement for relocation of our utility pipes ahead of the expansion of US Hwy 441. There is a small portion that FDOT now needs for a drainage easement in conjunction with the widening of US Hwy 441.
2. Resolution 2019-97, Requiring Retiree and Dependent on the City's Retiree Medical Plan to Enroll in Medicare A and B. This Resolution requires retirees who are covered under the City's retiree medical plan to enroll in Medicare Parts A & B when first eligible, or at the time of retirement.
3. Resolution 2019-98, Authorization to Negotiate Architectural Services for the Public Works Facility. Four Architectural Firms bid on the pre-construction design services of our new Public Works Facility. The total cost of this design service is budgeted to be $828,683. This Resolution allows the City staff to begin cost negotiations with the #1 ranked firm, Architectural Design Group.
4. Resolution 2019-101, Approval of Professional Consultant Services Agreements, Group A, Architectural Services. This Resolution allows City staff to begin negotiations with the top ranked firm for Architectural Services for Projects including but not limited to: Public Works Building, Pool Renovation, Library Renovations, Trash Dumpster Enclosures, Welcome Center Kiosk, Wayfinding Signs and more.
5. Resolution 2019-110, CPH WWTP #1 Design Contract and Task Order. Wastewater Treatment Plant #1 is an aging facility in need of improvements to continue operating reliably. Also, it is not currently operating at its full capacity. This project in total is a $7 million project to be completed by October 2022. This Resolution is for design services only, at a cost of $117,840 which represents Phase 1.
6. Resolution 2019-113, Approval of Round Lake Charter School Agreement for Before/After Care. This is a 3-year agreement between the City of Mount Dora and Round Lake Charter School that allows the City to continue operating a Before and After School program out of the Round Lake Facility.
7. Resolution 2019-116, Water, Wastewater, Reclaimed Water and Stormwater Financial Evaluation and Rate Study. The City entered into an agreement with PRMG, Inc. to perform a rate study for City of Mount Dora water utility services for the next 5 years. City Council is asked to hear and discuss public comment on the proposed rates and take appropriate actions to implement amended rate schedules. PRMG proposes at 3.6% increase in Water, Wastewater and Reclaimed Water rates for the next 5 years. Stormwater rates are proposed to increase over the next 5 years, beginning in 2019-20, by 13.3%, 5.9%, 5.6%, 5.3% and 5.0% respectively.
8. Resolution 2019-122, Approval of Professional Consultant Services Agreement, Group B. This Resolution allows City staff to begin negotiations with the only firm that bid on Consultant Services for Historical Resource Services. Projects under this group include but are not limited to: Inventory of historical properties, Produce a "Preservation Plan", Conduct a Historical Survey and Appropriateness Review and more.
9. Resolution 2019-123, Approval of Professional Consultant Services Agreement, Group C Transportation and Parking Services. This Resolution allows City staff to begin negotiations with the top ranked firm for Transportation and Parking Services for Projects including but not limited to: Parking Improvements at 3rd and Baker, Rebuild and Expand Existing Public Parking, Traffic flow/pattern review and more.
10. Resolution 2019-124, Approval of Professional Consultant Services Agreement, Group D Traffic Calming Multi-Modal Transportation Master Plan and Citywide Neighborhood Traffic Calming Policy Program. This Resolution allows City staff to begin negotiations with the top ranked firm for Traffic Calming Services for the following Projects: Develop a written neighborhood traffic calming policy program and develop a Comprehensive Multi-Modal Transportation Master Plan.
11. Resolution 2019-125, Approval of Professional Consultant Services Agreement, Group E CRA Consulting Services. This Resolution allows City staff to begin negotiations with the top ranked firm for CRA Consulting Services.
1. First Reading of Ordinance 2019-13, Special Events. This Ordinance is an effort to repeal the current Chapter 74, Part III of the City of Mount Dora Code of Ordinances (Use of Public Property). City staff has held many informational work sessions with event sponsors, downtown merchants, public safety officials and the Chamber of Commerce. Staff has created this new Ordinance to address the concerns of all stakeholders.
Directly following the Regular City Council meeting the Council will adjourn and reconvene as the Downtown CRA Board followed by the Northeast CRA Board. Both agendas are to address the Approval of Professional Consultant Services Group A-E, as applicable.
We have a lot to discuss Tuesday evening and residents are always encouraged to attend. If you have any questions or concerns about the agenda please reach out anytime. I will provide a full recap Tuesday evening after the 3 meetings conclude. Thank you for your attention.
FYI-The City has invited the downtown property owners to the discuss vacant Downtown buildings with City Council.
Tuesday, August 27th at 1:30pm in the Community Building, next to City Hall. The public is not allowed to comment or ask questions during a work session but you are encouraged to attend. If you have a question you'd like to propose to the group of owners please send your question(s) to any or all of your City Councilmembers and hopefully your question will be addressed. Keep in mind the topic is vacant Downtown buildings only. If you wish to email all Councilmembers you may do so by emailing CityCouncil-AllEmails@ci.mount-dora.fl.us