City Council Workshop Meeting on Tuesday, September 12 at 9 a.m.

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Topics include Cellular Coverage, Electric Vehicles and EV Charging Infrastructure, Special Events, and more.

 

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. Increasing public engagement helps build a stronger sense of community, increases valuable discussions, and decreases division.

 

Presentations

Details of the agenda items are listed below:

  1. The Information Technology Department and Diamond Communications will provide a presentation on the state of cellular coverage in the City of Palm Coast.
  2. The Stormwater and Engineering Department will present a resolution approving a contract with Aquatic Management Plus, LLC, for weed control of the freshwater stormwater drainage system. Staff is requesting approval for a master services contract with Aquatic Management Plus, LLC, worth $2,521,531.72, spanning three years, and it can potentially be extended for two more one-year periods, aligning with our Stormwater Master Plan Program.
  3. The Stormwater and Engineering Department will provide a presentation on Electric Vehicles and EV Charging Infrastructure, including an overview of the current EV market and update on various fee structures for two EV Level II dual chargers, one at City Hall and a future charger at Southern Recreation Facility.
  4. The Parks and Recreation Department will present a request for updated ordinance amendments for special events. These revisions, which prioritize clarity and remove outdated rules, were discussed with the City Council during their September 12, 2023, Workshop Meeting, and no further changes have been made.
  5. The Parks and Recreation Department will present a resolution amending the special event fee schedule to ensure cost recovery while aligning with the City Council’s priority of promoting a strong and resilient economy.
  6. The Community Development Department will present a resolution approving the vacation of the following easements for the property located at 5622 State Highway 100 E, Palm Coast, being parcel IDs 08-12-31-4300-00000-0010 and 08-12- 31-4300-00000-0020, owned by SKUSA Palm Coast, LLC. The Florida Department of Transportation also reviewed and approved the vacation of these two easements.
  7. The Mayor and City Council plan to discuss Malacompra Park and Joint Workshop, following an invitation to participate in a workshop with various other local government bodies, including the Flagler Beach Commission, Flagler County Board of County Commissioners, Bunnell Commission, Beverly Beach Commission, and Marineland Commission.

 

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. Comment cards are available for contact information in order for staff to follow up with each speaker.

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 both 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.

By Krys DeWind

Krys DeWind has been a Flagler County resident since 2016. She is active in her community and is always looking for ways to better it. She has a community first attitude which is one of the central founding ideals of the Flagler County Buzz.

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