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Palm Coast City Council Business Meeting on Tuesday, February 1 at 6 p.m.

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Palm Coast – The next Palm Coast City Council meeting is at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, February 1, 2022. City Council will discuss and vote on official City business. These meetings are open to the public and Palm Coast residents are strongly encouraged to attend. An increase in public engagement helps to build a stronger sense of community, increases valuable discussions, and decreases division.

Details of the items on the agenda are listed below.

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  • The Palm Coast City Council will read a proclamation recognizing February as Be The Match Bone Marrow Donor Month. Local teen Esperanza “Essie” Bass, who is fighting a courageous battle with leukemia and seeking a bone marrow donor, will receive the proclamation.
  • The Palm Coast City Council will present a proclamation for Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month at the request of the Family Life Center.
  • SMA Healthcare will give a presentation on the Flagler Access Center, a behavioral health center focused on mental health and addiction. They held a ribbon-cutting event on January 11, 2022.
  • The Information Technology Department will present a resolution approving a license agreement with the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office (FCSO) for access to City-owned cameras. The FCSO requested access to the City-owned cameras for use in its Real Time Crime Center (RTCC). This License Agreement formalizes the arrangement and clarifies the responsibilities of each party. The FCSO will also give an overview of their RTCC.
  • The Stormwater Department will present a resolution approving a work order with England-Thims & Miller Inc for a pedestrian accommodation feasibility study of residential collector roadways. The study will include a Pedestrian Accommodation Feasibility Study, Advisory Shoulder Feasibility Study, Installation of Pedestrian Crosswalks, Restriping faded crosswalks (Maintenance), and Enforcement. Staff recommended and City Council concurred with proceeding with a pedestrian feasibility study for residential collector roadways and funding was included and approved in the budget for this effort. The City identified approximately 50+/- miles of roadway that meet the criteria of residential collector and include roadways such as Cimmaron Drive, Farmsworth Drive, and Bird of Paradise Drive.
  • The Planning Division will present a resolution approving the final plat for Whiteview Village Phase 1. The application proposes to plat and subdivide approximately 97.32 acres of land into 121 single-family residential lots and 9 tracts. Whiteview Village Phase 1 is located at the southwest corner of the intersection of Pine Lakes Parkway and White Mill Drive.
  • The Planning Division will present a resolution approving the final plat for The Trails. The application proposes to plat and subdivide approximately 187.7 acres of land into 274 townhouse lots and 13 tracts. The Trails is located on the west side of Belle Terre Parkway north of the Belle Terre Elementary School and directly across from Fire Station #23.
  • The Planning Division will present an ordinance amending the future land use map designation for 40.7 acres of property from residential low-density rural estate to industrial with a policy to limit development to burrow pits and compensating floodplain storage. The subject area is approximately 1.5 miles south of State Road 100 on the west side of Seminole Woods Blvd. The PLDRB unanimously recommended that City Council approve the proposed amendment. This item was heard by City Council at their January 18, 2022 Business Meeting. There were no changes suggested to this item
  • The Planning Division will present an ordinance amending the zoning map designation for 40.7 acres of property from industrial PUD to heavy industrial. The PLDRB recommends that City Council approve the application. This item was heard by City Council at their January 18, 2022 Business Meeting. There were no changes suggested to this item
  • The Planning Division will present an ordinance amending the comprehensive plan based on the evaluation and appraisal process. The City of Palm Coast adopted its first Comprehensive Plan in 2004. The proposed amendments are initiated based on the Evaluation and Appraisal of the Comprehensive Plan as outlined in Florida Statutes. Every seven years, the City must determine whether the need exists to amend the comprehensive plan to reflect changes in state requirements since the last time the 164 comprehensive plan was updated. The last Evaluation and Appraisal Update to the Comprehensive Plan was in 2015.
  • The Public Works Department will present a resolution approving piggybacking the Volusia County contract with Steve’s First Choice Painting for citywide painting services. Regular applications of paint or weather sealing products preserve the aesthetics of the City’s facilities but also help ensure that the City’s investments in these facilities are protected for the longest possible term. City staff recommends piggybacking the Volusia County Contract through 06/09/2022 with two (2) one-year renewal options for painting services on an as needed basis upon mutual agreement.
  • The Public Works Department will present a resolution approving master price agreements with Howard Fertilizer & Chemical Co, and Siteone Landscape Supply for various landscape chemicals and fertilizer. Public Works and Parks & Rec Parks require various chemicals, fertilizers, herbicides, and pesticides to treat and maintain citywide medians, facilities, parks and athletic fields and other citywide properties on an as needed basis. Purchases for these items will be made on an as-needed basis using budgeted funds appropriated by City Council.
  • The Community Development Department will present a resolution approving contracts with Tri-county Bobcat Services Inc. and Norman Gardner Services Inc for wildfire underbrush mowing services. The Code Enforcement Division is responsible for ensuring that all property owners are in compliance with our Codes. The City is in need of underbrush mowing services to correct wildfire hazards on properties where the property owner has not complied with City Codes. Staff recommends awarding the contract to the highest ranked companies, Tri-County Bobcat Services, Inc. and Norman Gardner Services, Inc. Each contract has three-year terms with 2 one-year options to renew.

Public Comments will be opened at the beginning and end of the business meeting in accordance with Section 286.0114 Florida Statutes and pursuant to the City Council’s Meeting Policies and Procedures. Each speaker will approach the podium, provide his/her name and may speak for up to 3 minutes.

Meetings of the Palm Coast City Council typically occur three times per month. A 6 p.m. business meeting on the first Tuesday of the month, a 9 a.m. workshop meeting on the second Tuesday of the month, and a 9 a.m. business meeting on the third Tuesday of the month. All meetings take place in the Community Wing at City Hall at 160 Lake Avenue in Palm Coast.

Business meetings and workshops are open to the public. All meetings are streamed live on the City’s YouTube channel. Meeting agendas for all public meetings are posted in advance of each meeting on the City’s website. All agendas can be viewed here.

If you wish to obtain more information regarding the City Council’s agenda, please contact the City Clerk’s Office at 386-986-3713. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing assistance to participate in any of these proceedings should contact the City Clerk at 386-986-3713, at least 48 hours prior to the meeting.

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