The Tampa City Council

Tampa City Council Chambers

City Hall

315 E. Kennedy Blvd, Third Floor

Tampa, Florida  33602

 

SPECIAL CALL FINAL AGENDA

DATE:  06/11/2015            TIME:   9:30 A.M.

 

 

Frank Reddick, Chair, District 5

Harry Cohen, Chair Pro-Tem, District 4

Mike Suarez, District 1 At-Large

Charlie Miranda, District 2 At-Large

Yvonne Yolie Capin, District 3 At-Large

Guido Maniscalco, District 6

Lisa J. Montelione, District 7

Martin Shelby, City Council Attorney

 

WELCOME TO THE MEETING OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF TAMPA.

THIS MEETING IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

 

Any person who decides to appeal any decision of the City Council with respect to any matter considered at this meeting will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purpose, may need to hire a court reporter to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.

 

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 286.26, Florida Statutes, persons with disabilities needing special accommodation to participate in this meeting should contact the Office of the City Clerk at least forty-eight (48) hours prior to the date of the meeting.

 

Shirley Foxx-Knowles, CMC

City Clerk

 

 

 

 

SPECIAL CALL MEETING CALLED TO ORDER – FRANK REDDICK, CHAIR

 

Roll Call

 

9:30 A.M. PUBLIC HEARINGS – SECOND READING ON PROPOSED ORDINANCES – (ITEMS 1 THROUGH 4)(Quasi-judicial proceedings require witness to be sworn in prior to testifying pursuant to Resolution No. 2004-667)

 

1.

File No. REZ15-25 - (UNAN - Miranda absent and Capin absent at vote)

(Ordinance being presented for second reading and adoption) - An ordinance rezoning property in the general vicinity of 4123 West Leona Street, in the City of Tampa, Florida, and more particularly described in Section 1, from zoning district classification(s) RS-60 (residential single-family) to RS-50 (residential single-family); providing an effective date. - (Original motion to approve said ordinance on first reading had been initiated by Montelione-Cohen on May 14, 2015.) - (Rescheduled from June 4, 2015.)

 

2.

File No. REZ 15-26 - (UNAN - Miranda absent and Montelione absent at vote)

(Ordinance being presented for second reading and adoption) - An ordinance rezoning property in the general vicinity of 3724 West San Pedro Street, in the City of Tampa, Florida, and more particularly described in Section 1, from zoning district classification(s) RS-50 (residential single-family) to PD (planned development, office, business/professional); providing an effective date. - (Original motion to approve said ordinance on first reading had been initiated by Cohen-Capin on May 14, 2015 including the revisions specified by Abbye Feeley, Land Development Coordination, and adding the condition agreed to by the petitioner that there will not be signage on the north face of the building.) - (Rescheduled from June 4, 2015.)

 

3.

File No. REZ15-27 - (UNAN - Miranda absent and Suarez no)

(Ordinance being presented for second reading and adoption) - An ordinance rezoning property in the general vicinity of 3102 South Manhattan Avenue, in the City of Tampa, Florida, and more particularly described in Section 1, from zoning district classification(s) RS-60 (residential single-family) to RS-50 (residential single-family); providing an effective date. - (Original motion to approve said ordinance on first reading had been initiated by Maniscalco-Montelione on May 14, 2015.)

 

4.

File No. REZ 15-28 - (UNAN - Miranda absent and Montelione absent at vote)

(Ordinance being presented for second reading and adoption) - An ordinance rezoning property in the general vicinity of 2500 Rocky Point Drive, in the City of Tampa, Florida, and more particularly described in Section 1, from zoning district classification(s) CN (commercial neighborhood) to PD (planned development, hotel); providing an effective date. - (Original motion to approve said ordinance on first reading had been initiated by Capin-Cohen on May 14, 2015 including that revisions specified by Abbye Feeley, Land Development Coordination.) - (Reschedule from June 4, 2015)

 


 

9:30 A.M. - PUBLIC HEARING - (ITEM 5) - (Quasi-judicial proceedings require witness to be sworn in prior to testifying pursuant to Resolution No. 2004-667)

 

5.

File No. E2015-8 CH 27

Continued second hearing from June 5, 2015 relating to the City of Tampa Development Agreement for the Rocky Point Hotel regarding property located at 2500 Rocky Point Drive, in the City of Tampa, Florida.

Substitute resolution approving a City of Tampa Development Agreement for the Rocky Point Hotel between the City of Tampa, J. Stanford Lifsey Trust Fund Number One (1) established pursuant to the Julian H. Lifsey, Jr. Revocable trust of 1988, dated August 18, 1988, as amended November 23, 1988 and February 16, 1989 and Gregory Hoerner, George Mark Costis, and Helen Rebecca Costis, successor trustees of the Lifsey Trust Fund Number Four (4) established pursuant to the Julian H. Lifsey, Jr. Revocable Trust of 1988 dated August 18, 1988, as amended November 23, 1988 and February 16, 1989, and Lifsey Real Estate & Holdings, Inc.; authorizing the execution thereof by the Mayor of the City of Tampa; providing an effective date.

 

 

9:30 A.M. - PUBLIC HEARING - (ITEM 6) - (Non Quasi-judicial proceedings)

 

6.

File No. B2015-41

Public hearing to consider the adoption of the West Tampa Community Redevelopment Plan and to have the first reading of the ordinance to create the West Tampa Community Redevelopment Trust Fund.

Resolution of the City Council of the City of Tampa, Florida, adopting the West Tampa Community Redevelopment Plan for the redevelopment of the West Tampa Community Redevelopment Area; providing an effective date.


(Ordinance being presented for first reading consideration) - An ordinance of the City of Tampa, Florida, establishing a redevelopment trust fund for the West Tampa Community Redevelopment area; providing for the funding of the fund for community redevelopment within the West Tampa Community Redevelopment Area; providing for the administration of the fund; determining the tax increment to be deposited into the fund; establishing the base year for determining assessed values in the West Tampa Community Redevelopment Area for tax increment purposes; providing for the annual appropriation of the tax increment by all taxing authorities levying ad valorem taxes in the West Tampa Community Redevelopment Area; appointing the governing body of the Community Redevelopment Agency of the City of Tampa, Florida as the trustee of the fund; repealing all ordinances in conflict herewith; providing an effective date.

 

Memorandum from Chief Assistant City Attorney Sal Territo, Legal Department, that the Hillsborough County City County Planning Commission found the West Tampa Community Redevelopment Plan consistent with the Tampa Comprehensive Plan without suggesting any changes to the Plan that had been submitted to them. - (To be R/F)

 

MOTION TO RECEIVE AD FILE ALL DOCUMENTS:

 

 

 

 

 

 NOTICE OF CITY COUNCIL CLOSED SESSION

 

Thursday:       June 11, 2015 at 11:00 a.m.

 

Location:        8th Floor Conference Room, Old City Hall, 315 E. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, Florida

 

Topic:              To discuss settlement negotiations and strategy sessions related to litigation expenditures regarding Homeless Helping Homeless, Inc. v. City of Tampa, United States Federal District, Middle District of Florida, Case No. 8: 15-cv-1219-T-23.

 

ADJOURNMENT: ADJOURN TO THE EVENING SESSION AT 6:00 P.M. THIS DATE

 


 

MARK YOUR CALENDARS (UPDATED)

 

DUE TO UPCOMING HOLIDAYS, SUBMISSION DEADLINES FOR AGENDA ITEMS IN THE OFFICE OF THE CITY CLERK:

Wednesday:    July 8th @ 2:00 p.m.              FOR THURSDAY:     July 16th @ 9:00 a.m.

Monday:         Nov. 24th @ 10:00 a.m.                      FOR THURSDAY:     Dec. 4th @ 9:00 a.m.

Monday:         Dec. 28th @ 2:00 p.m.             FOR THURSDAY:     Jan. 7th, 2016 @ 9:00 a.m.

 

CANCELLATION OF THE FOLLOWING CITY COUNCIL SESSIONS DUE TO CITY COUNCIL BEING ON VACATION AND UPCOMING HOLIDAYS:

Thursday:       July 2nd @ 9:00 a.m. (Council’s Summer Vacation)

Thursday:       July 9th @ 9:00 a.m. (Council’s Summer Vacation)

Thursday:       Aug. 13th @9:00 a.m. (Florida League of Cities Annual Conference)

Thursday:       Nov. 26th @ 9:00 a.m. (Thanksgiving Holiday)

Thursday:       Dec. 24th @ 9:00 a.m. (Council’s Winter Vacation)

Thursday:       Dec. 31st @ 9:00 a.m. (Council’s Winter Vacation)

 

UPCOMING SPECIAL CALL SESSION OF COUNCIL:

Thursday:       June 11th @ 9:30 a.m.

 

UPCOMING WORKSHOP SESSIONS OF COUNCIL:

Thursday:       June 18th @ 9:00 a.m.

Thursday:       Sept. 24th @ 9:00 a.m.

Thursday:       Oct. 22nd @ 9:00 a.m.

Thursday:       Jan. 28th, 2016 @ 9:00 a.m.

Thursday:       Feb. 25th, 2016 @ 9:00 a.m.

 

UPCOMING EVENING SESSIONS OF COUNCIL:

Thursday:       June 11th @ 6:00 p.m.

Thursday:       June 25th @ 5:01 p.m.

Thursday:       July 23rd @ 6:00 p.m.

Thursday:       Aug. 20th @ 6:00 p.m.

Thursday:       Sept. 10th @ 6:00 p.m.

Thursday:       Oct. 8th @ 6:00 p.m.

Thursday:       Nov. 12th @ 6:00 p.m.

Thursday:       Dec. 10th @ 6:00 p.m.

Thursday:       Jan. 14th, 2016 @ 6:00 p.m.

Thursday:       Feb. 11th, 2016 @ 6:00 p.m.

 

 


 

COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY (CRA) MEETINGS:

 

The meetings of the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA) will be held on the second Thursday of each month at 9:00 a.m. in the City Council Chambers with the exceptions notated below:

 

Thursday:       June 11th @ 9:00 a.m.

Thursday:       July 23rd @ 9:00 a.m.

Thursday:       Aug. 20th @ 9:00 a.m.

Thursday:       Sept. 10th @ 9:00 a.m.

Thursday:       Oct. 8th @ 9:00 a.m.

Thursday:       Nov. 12th @ 9:00 a.m.

Thursday:       Dec. 10th @ 9:00 a.m.

Thursday:       Jan. 14th, 2016 @ 9:00 a.m.

Thursday:       Feb. 11th @ 9:00 a.m.

 

 

 

 


 

COUNCIL AND CRA INFORMATION

 

ELECTRONIC MEDIA PRESENTATIONS BEFORE CITY COUNCIL

Pursuant to Rule 7(I) of Council’s Rules of Procedure, persons requesting to use electronic media for presentation to City Council are required to notify the Chair, the City Clerk’s office and the City of Tampa Cable Communication Department (CTTV) at least forty-eight (48) hours in advance. The electronic media must be delivered to CTTV at least forty-eight (48) hours prior to broadcast.

 

COUNCIL AND CRA MEETINGS

All Council and CRA sessions are open to the public.  Additional meetings may be scheduled by Council or by the CRA.

·         Council Regular sessions are held on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month at 9:00 a.m.

·         CRA regular sessions are held on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 9:00 a.m.

·         Council Zoning sessions are held the 2nd Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m.

·         Council Workshop session is held on the 4th Thursday of each month at 9:00 a.m.

 

CTTV VIEWINGS:

Regular Meetings:  (LIVE) Thursdays at 9:00 a.m. (REPLAYED) Thursdays at 6:00 p.m., Saturdays at1:00 p.m., Wednesday at 8:30 a.m. and Thursday through Monday nights at midnight.

 

Evening Meetings:  (REPLAYED) Sundays at 8:00 a.m. and Tuesday and Wednesday nights at midnight.

 

CTTV is located on Channel 640 [Bright House Networks] and on Channel 15 [Verizon].

 

AGENDA AVAILABILITY

Council and CRA draft/final/action agendas are prepared for each Council and CRA meeting and are available to the public in the Office of the City Clerk and are available on the Sire Agenda Plus Repository on the City of Tampa’s website via the following link:  

 

http://atg.tampagov.net//SIREPUB/MEETRESULTS.ASPX

 

·         Council Draft agendas for the regular sessions held on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month are available at 4:00 p.m. on the Friday prior to the regular session. 

·         CRA Draft Agenda for the regular session held on the 2nd Thursday of each month are available at 4:00 p.m. on the Friday prior to the regular session.

·         Council Draft agendas for the evening sessions held on the 2nd Thursday of each month are available at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, eight working days prior to the meeting.

·         Council Draft agenda for the workshop session held on the 4th Thursdays of each month are available at 4:00 p.m. on the Friday prior to the regular session. 

 

PUBLIC COMMENT FOR REGULAR SESSIONS OF COUNCIL

Pursuant to Rule 3(B)(5) of Council’s Rules of Procedure, thirty (30) minutes shall be allotted for Public Comment at the regular sessions of Council, with each person permitted to speak on any matters not scheduled for a public hearing. Preference shall be given to speakers wishing to address items on the agenda. Those speakers remaining after the allotted time shall have the opportunity to address City Council at the end of the meeting.

 

Members of the public may address Council for three (3) minutes regarding any matter not scheduled for a public hearing during the Public Comment section on the agenda for the regular sessions of Council.    The speaker shall first identify the item and restrict all comments to matters relevant to that item.  Comments not relevant shall be ruled out of order by the

 

Chair and continued irrelevant comments shall result in the speaker being denied further audience time.  The public may also address Council for three (3) minutes regarding any matter during the General Public Comment section at the end of the regular session of Council.  When addressing Council, state your name and addressPlease observe the time limit.

 

The Chair shall rule out of order any member of the public who shall speak out of order or who shall not address Council/CRA from the podium or other established speaker area.  The Chairman shall also rule out of order any person who, in the Chair's determination, is making obscene, profane, impertinent, irrelevant, immaterial inflammatory statements or inciting violence or fighting.

 

No member of the audience shall, during a Council Meeting, make or cause to be made any audible or disruptive sound or noise.

 

All persons shall at all times conduct themselves in accordance with these rules and failing such shall be removed from the Council Chamber. In the event of such removal such person shall not thereafter be readmitted to the Council Chamber or the Council Lobby during the same meeting.

 

ALL MEETINGS ARE OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC

 All persons attending the meeting are subject to search- Weapons are prohibited. Chapter 790.06 (12) Florida Statutes prohibits the possession of firearms or other dangerous weapons in a municipal government meeting by all persons not specifically authorized by Florida Statute.  Conviction carries penalties of up to Five (5) years imprisonment and a $5,000 fine. 

 

Pursuant to Rule 5 (G) of the Council’s Rules of Procedure, which reads as follows:  No weapons or objects that may be used as weapons shall be allowed in the Council Chambers.  Persons, bags, packages and parcels entering Council Chambers are subject to search.

 

PUBLIC HEARING SPEAKER'S WAIVER FORM

Only during public hearings, individuals in the audience may designate a spokesperson to speak on their behalf, thereby relinquishing their speaking time to the designated spokesperson on the public hearing agenda item for which designation was made.  A speaker's waiver form must be filled out and signed by individuals in the audience and presented to Council at the time that s/he appears before Council.  Speaking time is one minute per name up to a maximum of 10 minutes.

 

CONSENT AGENDA

The COMMITTEE portion of the agenda is known as the CONSENT Agenda.  It is an effective procedure used by Council to handle routine items expeditiously.  Each Councilmember is assigned a committee and reviews all items prior to the meeting. Committee items are adopted by one motion unless a member of the public or a Councilmember wishes to address a particular item.  In such cases, the item will be pulled from the consent agenda and considered separately.

 

CANCELLATION OF A NOTICED, SCHEDULED HEARING

There are times when a noticed, scheduled hearing will not be heard due to the petition not being perfected.  You may call the Office of the City Clerk anytime four days prior to the hearing to confirm that the hearing will be held.

 

COUNCIL/CRA CALENDAR

The Council/CRA Calendar is updated by the Office of the City Clerk after the action agenda(s) has been finalized and printed.

 

Items placed on the Council/CRA Calendar are the regular, evening, and workshop sessions scheduled by Council and the regular sessions of the CRA.  Also listed on the Council/CRA Calendar are any special sessions of the CRA and any special sessions of Council such as public hearings, workshops, presentations, items scheduled for a time certain, and any cancelled

 

 

sessions.   Also listed on the Council/CRA Calendar are any Standing Committee meetings, Special Discussion meetings or any special meetings that the Council must attend as a group.

 

The updated Council/CRA Calendars are posted on the bulletin board in the main lobby of Old City Hall and are also available on the Sire Agenda Plus Repository on the City of Tampa’s website via the following link:  

 

http://atg.tampagov.net//SIREPUB/MEETRESULTS.ASPX

 

ADA INFORMATION

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 286.26, Florida Statute, persons with disabilities needing special accommodation to participate in this meeting should contact the Office of the City Clerk at (813) 274-8397 at least forty-eight (48) hours prior to the date of the meeting.

 

PARKING FACILITIES IN THE VICINITY OF CITY HALL

                The Jackson Street Lot has 130 spaces and is located between Florida/Marion and Jackson/Kennedy. Entrances are on both Jackson and Kennedy.  The fee for parking is $1.60 per hour with a maximum of $9.50 for the day.

 

                Fort Brooke has approximately 600 spaces dedicated for hourly parking.  This facility is located between Florida/Franklin and Washington/Cumberland.  Entrance to the hourly side is off Whiting Street (the north module).   The fee for parking is $1.60 per hour with a maximum of $ 9.50 for the day.

 

Please be advised that all parking meters located on Kennedy Boulevard and south to include Whiting Street are currently enforceable until 8:00 PM and all parking meters south of Whiting Street are currently enforceable until 12:00 AM, seven days per week. Parking meters located north of Kennedy Boulevard are not currently enforceable after 6:00 PM.

 

City Hall can be accessed by transit utilizing the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit Authority (HART).  Copy the link below to use their trip planner for the best route from your location.  Bike racks are available on the west side of the building:    http://www.gohart.org/routes/plan/tripplanner.html

 

DEPARTMENTAL CONTACTS FOR ASSISTANCE

Scheduling procedures:                                                                                                                Office of the City Clerk

                                                                                                                                E-Mail:  ctyclerk@tampagov.net

                                                                                                                                Phone:  274-8397

                                                                                                                                Fax:  274-8306

 

Land Uses, Alcoholic Beverage Permits, or Zoning Categories:                    Land Development Coordination

                                                                                                                                Phone:  274-3100 – (Select Option 2)

 

Closure/Vacating Petitions:                                                                                          Right-of-Way/Mapping

                                                                                                                                                Phone:  274-3100 – (Select Option 2)

 

Plan Amendments:                                                                                                          Planning Commission

                                                                                                                                Phone:  272-5940.

 

Video tapes of City Council Meetings:                                                                      Office of Cable Communications

                                                                                                                                Phone:  274-8217