• Crissy Stile

Upcoming City Council Meeting & Northeast CRA Meeting - February 18, 2020

We begin at 5:30pm on Tuesday in City Hall.

We have no presentations to begin this meeting so we'll go straight to the Consent Agenda which has two items:

1. Approval of Meeting Minutes

-February 4, 2020, Regular City Council

2. Ultrasound Pilot Program - Memorandum of Understanding. Paramedics with the Mount Dora Fire Department are teaming up with Orlando Health and Philips Ultrasound to participate in a study called: Bringing Ultrasound to the Pre-Hospital Setting: Can Paramedics Become Proficient Sonographers? Moving the point of ultrasound from inside the hospital to the pre-hospital setting would offer earlier detection of injury thereby allowing the receiving hospital to mobilize necessary resources to care for the trauma patient. This comes at no cost to the City, equipment is provided.

We have two Resolutions for vote:

1. Resolution 2020-06, Library Materials Exemption from City Purchasing Policy. Our current Purchasing Policy requires that we receive multiple quotes when making a purchase exceeding $35,000, and secure the least expensive vendor for purchase. In 2018-2019 the library spent just under $33,000 on books/media and is expected to exceed that number this year. This Resolution would exempt the Library from the over $35,000 Purchasing Policy so the cost of each piece of media purchased will not require three quotes to be obtained before purchase as is our current policy.

2. Resolution 2020-29, Joint Resolution of Lake County, Mount Dora and Tavares, Identifying a Cooperative Initiative to Develop a Rails to Trails Recreational Trail. This Resolution is an agreement from each of the three governments to agree to work together to move forward with the proposed "East Lake Trail". The East Lake Trail will connect Tavares through Mount Dora to Sorrento.

We have three Ordinances:

1. Final Reading of Ordinance 2020-03, Land Development Code Amendment pertaining to Bed and Breakfast Establishments. This is the second and final reading of this Ordinance to eliminate the Bed & Breakfast section of the City's Land Development Code. City Staff has determined that this part of the Code over regulates the B&B's in the City.

2. Ordinance 2020-06, First Reading for Amendment to the City of Mount Dora Police Officers Pension Fund. This Ordinance would allow police officers to purchase credited service for prior military or police service. The amendment allows them to pay for the service over a period of up to five years. This is an effort to help maintain competitive compensation and benefits.

3. Ordinance 2020-07, First Reading for Amendment to the City of Mount Dora Firefighters Pension Fund. This amendment will include language regarding the Firefighter Cancer Presumption recently adopted by the Florida Legislature in F.S. 112.1816(1)(a). Additional sections have been amended to allow for longer a longer payment period to purchase prior fire and military service. The current 24 months is being increased to 60 months.

We have one Discussion Item:

1. Facility Naming Policy

City Attorney's Report:

1. Authorization for Mayor to execute Quit Claim Deed pursuant to the Settlement Agreement with Medallion Homes dated November 30, 2016. The City of Mount Dora, through Quit Claim Deed, will give ownership of .72 acres (+/-), within the Lakes of Mount Dora, to Medallion Homes based on an Agreement dated November 30, 2016.

2. City Attorney Discussion

Future Meetings:

March 3, 2020 - Regular Meeting 5:30pm

March 6, 2020 - Work Session (Strategic Plan) 8:00am - 11:00am Community Building

March 17, 2020 - Regular Meeting 5:30pm

April 7, 2020 - Regular Meeting 5:30pm

We will adjourn as City Council and reconvene immediately following the Regular meeting as the Northeast Community Redevelopment Agency Board for one Resolution.

1. Resolution 2020-27 (Northeast CRA), Agreement with CareerSource Central Florida for the 2020 Summer Youth Work Experience Program. This would be the second year the City has partnered with CareerSource to provide summer jobs for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors that live in our Northeast CRA Boundary. currently 95 juniors and seniors at Mount Dora High could be eligible for the program. The fund provided by the Northeast CRA and matching funds provided by CareerSource will allow roughly 30 students to complete the programs which include a training course offered by CareerSource and a summer job that pays $11.00/hour for 30 hours per week. $50,000 has been budgeted for this project. Actual cost will be determined at the end of the program but our matching portion is not to exceed $50,000.

Thank you for your attention and for staying involved in your community. If you have any questions at all please reach out any time.

Crissy Stile



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