Palm Coast City Council Business Meeting on Tuesday, May 3 at 6 p.m.
Topics include Citizen’s Academy Graduation, Green Lion Lease Agreement, and City Council’s Strategic Action Plan.
The Palm Coast City Council meets regularly to 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.
A business meeting will take place beginning at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, May 3, 2022. Details of the items on the agenda are listed below.
- The Palm Coast City Council will present a proclamation to the Palm Coast Historical Society for National Preservation Month. This celebrates the nation's heritage through historic places. Though Palm Coast is a young city, there is still a rich history here and in Flagler County. During the month of May, strive to learn more about our community and pay tribute to the history that has helped build the quality of life we enjoy each day.
- The Palm Coast City Council will present a proclamation to Palm Coast & the Flagler Beaches for National Travel and Tourism Week. May 1-7, 2022 is designated as National Travel and Tourism Week and shines a light on the importance travel holds for our economy, businesses, communities and personal well-being.
- The Palm Coast City Council will present a proclamation to the employees of the City of Palm Coast. Public Service Recognition Week is celebrated the first week of May to honor the people who serve our nation as federal, state, county, local, fire/EMS, and tribal government employees. The City of Palm Coast has over 540 dedicated full-time, part-time, and seasonal employees that serve the residents and visitors of Palm Coast.
- The Palm Coast City Council will present a proclamation to the City Clerks for Municipal Clerk’s week. Municipal Clerks’ main function is to serve as the council’s foundation. Other duties include, but are not limited to, preparing agendas, taking minutes, maintaining ordinance and resolution files, keeping the municipality’s historical records, and serves as the clearinghouse for information about the local government.
- The Palm Coast City Council will present a proclamation designating May 7, 2022 as Arbor Day. The Tree City USA program is a national program that provides the framework for community forestry management for cities and towns across America. City Council urges all of its citizens to support efforts to protect our trees and woodlands and to plant trees, which will promote the well-being of this and future generations.
- The Palm Coast City Council will present a proclamation designating May 7, 2022 as Monarch Butterfly Day. The monarch butterfly is an iconic North American species whose multigenerational migration and metamorphosis from caterpillar to butterfly has captured the imagination of millions of Americans, young and old.
- The 51st session of the Palm Coast Citizens Academy is complete. The Citizens Academy was created to educate residents about the operation of our City government, at which time City Departments discussed operations relating to their department. The current attendees will receive graduation materials at the meeting.
- The Community Development Department will present a resolution to approve a concession lease agreement with the Green Lion Café LLC for food and beverage concessions at the Palm Harbor Golf Course. At the meeting on February 15, 2022, by consensus of the City Council, staff was directed to solicit a commercial real estate professional to provide a Fair Market Value analysis for the leased space, discontinue the RFP, and remove the clause for termination by convenience and termination for cause to remain. New terms for the contract will be presented.
- Assistant City Manager will present a resolution to approve the City Council’s Strategic Action Plan. At the March 22, 2022, City Council Special Workshop, staff provided a presentation that outlined Council feedback provided during the one-on-one interview sessions with each Council Member. Based on additional feedback and areas of consensus, staff applied edits to the proposed priorities and have drafted a Resolution with an Exhibit for Council’s further consideration and adoption.
- The Stormwater & Engineering Department will present a resolution to approve a contract with Custom Built Marine Construction Inc for the Belle Terre pathway bridge rehabilitation project. The new design could provide close to $900,000 in savings when comparing the engineering cost estimates with last year’s bids. Staff will be coordinating with the Flagler Schools to mitigate any interruptions with any potential school age children.
The following items will be presented as consent items for approval:
- Resolution approving piggybacking the City of Boynton Beach with Fortline Waterworks to purchase brass fittings and accessories.
- Resolution approving a contract with Nu-Pipe for the Belle Terre trenchless pipe rehabilitation project.
- Resolution approving an extension of the master services agreement with American Janitorial Inc through September 30, 2022 for custodial and cleaning services.
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 and 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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