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					                           DUNEDIN, FLORIDA

                            CITY COMMISSION

              REGULAR MEETING OF DECEMBER 7, 2006

                                  6:30 P. M.


PRESENT:             Mayor Bob Hackworth, Vice-Mayor Dave Eggers,
                     Commissioners Deborah Kynes and Julie Scales

ABSENT:              Commissioner Julie Ward Bujalski

ALSO PRESENT:        City Manager Harry Gross, Assistant City Attorney Tom
                     Trask, City Clerk Jerie Guegan, Director of Community
                     Services Kevin Campbell, Budget Director Dan Zantop,
                     City Engineer Tom Burke, Planner II Jeff Dow,
                     Management Analyst Barb Fidler and approximately ten
                     attendees. The Press was represented by the Suncoast
                     News and the St. Petersburg Times.


Mayor Bob Hackworth called the meeting to order at 6:30 P. M.

Assistant City Attorney Tom Trask gave the invocation.

Mayor Bob Hackworth led the Pledge of Allegiance.

Mayor Hackworth advised that Commissioner Bujalski was out of town for a
conference.

Mayor Hackworth explained that as part of Intergenerational Week, Kim Gordon,
a member of the youth in the community is sitting at the dais this evening.

Vice-Mayor Eggers commented that there have been many events this week in
recognition of Intergenerational Week. He noted that Miss Gordon is a charter
member of the Dunedin Youth Advisory Committee, a senior at Dunedin High
School, received an award from the Rotary Club for attending the Tomorrow’s
Leader Conference in Lakeland, active in Girl Scouts and plans to attend Auburn
University to study Business Administration.


                            PROCLAMATIONS

1.     PEARL HARBOR DAY



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       A proclamation to designate Thursday, December 7, 2006 as Pearl
       Harbor Day (requested by Vice-Mayor Eggers)

Vice-Mayor Eggers introduced Steve and Ann Beney representing V.F.W. Post
2550. He noted that Mr. Beney served in the United States Army from 1948 to
1952 and in the Korean War.

Vice-Mayor Eggers discussed the event sixty-five years ago, Pearl Harbor Day
and the importance of remembering that day and passing the understanding of the
importance of the day on to the children.

Kim Gordon read the proclamation and presented it to Mr. Beney who accepted
with thanks.
                                 *****

                             ANNOUNCEMENTS

1.    PUBLIC HEARINGS FOR DECEMBER 21, 2006
      There will be a public hearing to receive comment on an amendment to the
      Uniform Development Code providing for updates to public notice
      requirements.
                                   *****
City Manager Gross read the announcement.

                                CITIZEN INPUT
Comments from members of the audience regarding items not listed on the
agenda for this meeting (please give name and address and limit all comments to a
maximum of three minutes).

Ed Gillooley, 2700 Bayshore Boulevard, President of Mediterranean Manors
Condominium Association, read a letter into the record regarding Mediterranean
Manors Condo Association being billed a stormwater utility fee of which they feel
is unjust as no water is discharged from their property onto any City property (a
part of the official file).

Mayor Hackworth stated that staff and the City Attorney would review the issue
and then respond.

Justin Narine, 590 Walden Court, commented that job opportunities and
affordable housing is important to the younger demographic in the City. He stated
that he is a construction management student at the University of Florida and
appreciates the City of Dunedin with the emphasis on the parks and importance of
tourism. He worked as an intern on the new Community Center and noted that it
is “LEED certified,” and that it is important to the future of the environment.
                                      *****



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                            CONSENT AGENDA

1.     APPROVAL OF MINUTES
       Approval of minutes of the Special Meeting of October 27, 2006 and
       Regular Meeting of November 16, 2006.
                                 *****

2.     2007 COMMISSION WORKSHOP SCHEDULE
       Consider approval of 2007 Commission workshop meeting schedule.
                                  *****

3.     ALTERNATE 19 WATER MAIN REPLACEMENT – PHASE I
       VICTORIA DRIVE & MONROE STREET PIPE BURSTING
       PROPOSAL
       Consider approval to award a contract to Murphy Pipeline Contractors,
       Inc. of Jacksonville, FL in the amount of $64,100.
                                      *****

Mayor Hackworth reviewed the Consent Agenda items.

       MOTION:        Motion was made by Vice-Mayor Eggers and seconded by
                      Commissioner Kynes to approve the Consent Agenda.

       VOTE:          Motion carried unanimously.
                                    *****

                               OLD BUSINESS

1.    CITY MANAGER SEARCH
      Receive City Manager search update.

Mayor Hackworth advised that the new city manager has been hired and was in
the City last Friday to spend time with the Commissioners and with the
department heads and that effort was not required of him to travel to the City at
this time from Ohio. He advised that City Manager DiSpirito will begin on
January 22, 2007.
                                   *****

                               NEW BUSINESS

10.    COMMISSION APPOINTMENT TO PINELLAS PLANNING
       COUNCIL
       Consider Commission-held appointment to PPC. (Postponed from
       11/16/06)




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City Clerk Guegan advised that the term of Mayor Hackworth on the Pinellas
Planning Council expires in December and it is necessary to consider his
reappointment or appointment of a new member.

       MOTION:       Motion was made by Commissioner Kynes and seconded
                     by Commissioner Scales to reappoint Mayor Bob
                     Hackworth to the Pinellas Planning Council.

Mayor Hackworth advised that he was nominated by the Executive Committee to
be Vice-Chair this year and then Chair the following year; therefore, he would
like to continue on the Council.

Vice-Mayor Eggers stated that he has an interest in the PPC; however agreed with
the tradition of honoring those officer years that a member works toward.

       VOTE:         Motion carried unanimously.
                                   *****

11.    BOARDS AND COMMITTEES

       Board of Trustees of the Municipal Firefighters’ Pension Trust
       Consider reappointment/appointment of two members. (Postponed from
       11/16/06)

City Clerk Guegan advised that Chair Bartholmey recommends reappointment of
Dan Whitten and the appointment of Stephen Kelly.

       MOTION:       Motion was made by Commissioner Scales and seconded
                     by Vice-Mayor Eggers to reappoint Dan Whitten and
                     appoint Stephen Kelly to the Board of Trustees of the
                     Municipal Firefighters’ Pension Trust as recommended by
                     the Chair.

       VOTE:         Motion carried unanimously.
                                   *****

1.     DETERMINATION OF FAIR MARKET VALUE & PARKLAND
       DEDICATION FEE
       A public hearing to receive comment on a request for Determination of
       Fair Market Value and Parkland Dedication Fee to construct 9
       townhomes. Property described as west side of Milwaukee Avenue north
       of Bay Street. Applicant: Ralph Rugo, LLC. Application No.: LDO 06-
       70.00C (Postponed from 11/16/06)

Mayor Hackworth stated that Mr. Kevin Campbell has attempted; however, has
not been able to come to a resolution on the Parkland Dedication Fee.

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Mr. Kevin Campbell advised that the applicant submitted the required information
this morning. He noted that the applicant is not present. He recommended
postponing to a date certain rather than tabling the item.

       MOTION:        Motion was made by Vice-Mayor Eggers and seconded by
                      Commissioner Kynes to postpone this item to the meeting
                      of December 21, 2006.

       VOTE:          Motion carried unanimously.
                                    *****

4.     HISTORIC PRESERVATION ORDINANCE                            (Requested     by
       Commissioner Kynes) (Postponed from 11/16/06)
       Review, discuss and provide direction to staff.

Commissioner Kynes explained that she has provided all the information
regarding this issue to Mr. DiSpirito who will be reviewing it and wishes to be
involved in drafting the ordinance.

       MOTION:        Motion was made by Commissioner Kynes and seconded
                      by Vice-Mayor Eggers to postpone this item to the meeting
                      of February 15, 2007.

                       VOTE:          Motion carried unanimously.
                                     *****

5.     SCHOOL SIDEWALKS (Postponed from 11/16/06)

City Manager Gross advised that staff has had some productive meetings with the
staff of the Pinellas County School Board; however, staff recommends postponing
this item to the next calendar year.

Vice-Mayor Eggers expressed appreciation to Jim Miller from the School Board
for visiting the site and scrutinizing the proposal. He commented that they were
very receptive to the idea and were very flexible.

Mayor Hackworth agreed that it is in the best interest of the City to allow time for
this issue to be worked out and he appreciates the progress that is being made.

       MOTION:        Motion was made by Vice-Mayor Eggers and seconded by
                      Commissioner Scales to table this item to 2007.

       VOTE:          Motion carried unanimously.
                                    *****



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December 7, 2006
                             PUBLIC HEARINGS
           To begin at 7:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as agenda permits

1.     ANNEXATION
       A public hearing to receive comment on a request for Annexation.
       Property located at 1000 Lyndhurst Street. Owner: Karl Riedl.
       Application No.: AN-LUP-Zo 06-73.00 C/Z

Annexation Ordinance 06-23

Assistant City Attorney Trask read Ordinance 06-23 by title only for the first
time.

Mr. Campbell explained that the proposed annexation of the subject property is in
keeping with City policy to reduce the enclaves throughout the City and this is
part of a larger enclave. He advised that staff recommends approval.

       MOTION:        Motion was made by Commissioner Kynes and seconded
                      by Commissioner Scales to adopt Ordinance 06-23 on the
                      first reading.

The Public Hearing was opened. The Public Hearing was closed with no one to
speak either for or against Ordinance 06-23.

Commissioner Kynes commented that this is part of a large enclave in the City of
Dunedin and they have come forward because of the water and sewer capability.
She supported the annexation.

Commissioner Scales clarified with Mr. Campbell that the adjacent parcels are
improved properties with homes.

       VOTE:          Motion carried with Commissioners Kynes, Scales and
                      Eggers voting aye. Mayor Hackworth voting aye. Voting
                      nay, none.

                                     *****


2.     UNIFORM DEVELOPMENT CODE
       A public hearing to receive comment on an amendment to the Uniform
       Development Code relative to Proportionate Fair Share establishing the
       manner in which developers can contribute to the scheduled improvement
       of a roadway facility in order to meet concurrency requirements.

Ordinance 06-20



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Assistant City Attorney Trask read Ordinance 06-20 by title only for the second
time.

       MOTION:        Motion was made by Commissioner Kynes and seconded
                      by Commissioner Scales to adopt Ordinance 06-20.

Mr. Dow advised that staff recommends approval.

Commissioner Kynes asked what roadways would be affected. Mr. Dow
answered that any roadways that are currently deficient and scheduled for
improvement; however, currently there are none.

Commissioner Kynes reviewed that the Metropolitan Planning Organization
(MPO) initiated this action and they are asking the City to support it under the
new Growth Management Act.

Mr. Dow explained that this is State Legislation and each local government will
adopt a Proportionate Fair Share Ordinance.

Commissioner Kynes clarified that passing the ordinance would probably not
have much impact on the City. She suggested in the future transit be considered as
part of the proportionate fair share. She noted that Broward County has included
transit and she would like to see research on that.

Mr. Dow commented that a subcommittee of the MPO discussed transit; however,
there are not enough hard figures on how to derive an equation at this time.

The Public Hearing was opened. The Public Hearing was closed with no one to
speak either for or against Ordinance 06-20.

       VOTE:          Motion carried with Commissioners Scales, Eggers and
                      Kynes voting aye. Mayor Hackworth voting aye. Voting
                      nay, none.
                                   *****

                               OLD BUSINESS

2.     UPDATE STATUS ON DUNEDIN STATION SQUARE (Requested
       by Commissioner Kynes)
       Receive legal opinion and update status of relocating the Boyd-
       Zimmerman house.

Commissioner Kynes requested the main components of the draft agreement, any
changes and the City’s interaction.




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Attorney Michael Boutzoukas, representing Dunedin Station Development LLC,
explained that he has been instructed by his client to seek a way to satisfy two
goals. One goal is to save and move the Boyd-Zimmerman House and the second
goal is to have the other structure on the property demolished. He reviewed the
course of action taken in trying to accomplish those goals. He stated that he was
hoping to have a signed contract to present tonight; however, they are very close.
He advised that Ms. Cook, the party they have been negotiating with, is present.

Mr. Boutzoukas stated that the changes to the contract are not significant.
Dunedin Station Square LLC will donate the structure and the sum of $7,000 to
the City of Dunedin with the following conditions:
     The City of Dunedin will turn the home and funds over to Ms. Cook for
        the purposes of relocating the house.
     Dunedin Station Square LLC will schedule demolition of the other
        structures and remove all the debris from the site.
     The City Commission would vote to approve waiver of any fines that have
        accrued, hopefully. Mr. Boutzoukas noted that there is a question of
        whether any fines have accrued; however, that is a question for another
        day.
     The City of Dunedin would credit Dunedin Station Square LLC against
        some of the impact fees for the $7,000 they put toward relocation of the
        structure.
     The City of Dunedin would execute a bill of sale that would convey title
        ultimately to Ms. Cook and put the funds into escrow, just as his clients
        will do.
     When Ms. Cook completes all her requirements and moves the building,
        she will have title to the house and the funds will be available.
     The concrete structure cannot be torn down until separated from the house,
        as there are concerns for damage to the house.

Mr. Boutzoukas stated that this provides a mechanism through the City as an
intermediary to create a donation, to create some funds and to create the ability to
have the house moved from the site and be kept in existence. He felt that the
agreement is equitable to all parties. He requested that this issue be placed on the
next City Commission agenda as it will either be signed or he will be asking the
Commission to release their previous order and allow his client to go ahead with
demolition because one or the other must occur.

Mr. Boutzoukas explained there are three outstanding issues:
    The actual time frame must be left to Ms. Cook.
    The default paragraph must be discussed regarding additional protection
      regarding title transfer concerning something happening to the house
      during the course of the move while still on the property that would
      prevent it from being moved.
    The determination of funds in case it comes to not being able to move the
      house.

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Mr. Boutzoukas stated that he did not see any of these items as being an
impediment to signing the agreement.

Sherry L. Cook, 439 New York Avenue, stated her intention to move the Boyd-
Zimmerman House to 419 Scotland Street. She stated that she and Mr.
Boutzoukas have been negotiating and she has not had time to take it to her legal
counsel; however, she does feel that some verbiage has to be added, but she feels
confident they are close to an agreement. She assured the Commission that it is
her intention to move the house and restore it for it to be a part of the community.
She stated in regard to the time frame she estimates that as soon as the effective
dates starts that she will have a 45 day feasibility period and then she will have to
demolish a house at 419 Scotland Street that will be approximately 60 days. She
noted that she does not foresee any; however, if any variances or exceptions are
required that might extend the period to 120 to 180 days.

Mayor Hackworth commented that in principle there is real progress toward
saving the house. The Commission is willing to do what they can to facilitate
accomplishing this to make sure it happens in the public interest of saving the
house.

Commissioner Kynes commented that after talking with City Attorney Hubbard
they discussed placing the issue on the agenda for December 21, 2006 for
consideration of the final document and hopefully approval.

Vice-Mayor Eggers commented that the time frame seems reasonable and asked if
that is agreeable to Mr. Boutzoukas and his clients. Mr. Boutzoukas stated that
his clients are in the process of changing everything they were intending to do
with the property; therefore, the time frame presents no issue as they will not be
seeking a permit before that date.

Mr. Kevin Campbell explained that there might have to be another 30 to 45 days
into the time schedule because there is a side yard variance required because the
lot is not wide enough for the house and it will not meet Code for setbacks.

Mayor Hackworth reiterated that the issue is to be placed on the agenda for
December 21, 2006.
                                 *****

                                NEW BUSINESS

2.     BID 06-837 SOUTH DOUGLAS IMPROVEMENT PROJECT –
       ALBERT STREET TO BELTREES STREET (PHASE III) AND
       BELTREES STREET TO LEXINGTON STREET (PHASE IV)
       Consider approval to award a contract to Atlantis Construction of Tarpon
       Springs, FL in the amount of $1,413,627.30 to furnish all labor, materials

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       and equipment necessary to complete improvements to South Douglas
       Avenue.

City Manager Gross explained that this project involves some roadway curbing,
brick sidewalk, sewer system and drainage improvements along South Douglas
Avenue. He advised that the Dunedin Chamber of Commerce requested that the
project be delayed until after the busy season and he understands the contractor
has agreed to hold the price.

Mr. Burke explained that Atlantis Construction is the low bidder and that staff has
discussed in detail the content of the bid. The contractor Atlantis has been more
than cooperative in agreeing to delay the start of construction to April 1, 2007 as
requested by the Chamber of Commerce. He stated they have discussed other
elements of the project and are optimistic about completing the project as quickly
as possible.

       MOTION:         Motion was made by Vice-Mayor Eggers and seconded by
                       Commissioner Kynes to award a contract to Atlantis
                       Construction of Tarpon Springs, FL in the amount of
                       $1,413,627.30.

Vice-Mayor Eggers requested that Mr. Burke discuss the two phases of the
project.

Mr. Burke explained that this work along South Douglas that extends from James
Street to Beltrees is one of the next phases and Beltrees to Lexington. He
explained that the original plan was for the project to extend to Union Street;
however, there are stormwater issues that cause the need to limit work to
Lexington Street. Staff also reconfigured the project design and broke out the
water main work that is going on along South Douglas now and packaged the
project to include the infrastructure, roadway, sidewalk, brick pavers and other
types of amenities that are seen in the first phase will be extended on to Beltrees
Street and then onto Lexington Street. He stated that this will make the
neighborhood more attractive and make the traffic move efficiently with the
traffic-calming element; however, this project will not improve the flooding
issues in that area. Mr. Burke explained that they have incorporated a number of
work elements to increase the green space so that the immediate impact of the
stormwater limitations will not be as severe as they have been.

Vice-Mayor Eggers asked when the stormwater work on President Street was
scheduled. Mr. Burke explained that presuming that the Penny-for-Pinellas
passes in the springtime that will be one of the first projects within the next two to
three years. He explained that there are other stormwater related projects funded
through the stormwater utility fee; however, the President Street outfall is a cost
intensive project with permitting requirements being met through SWFWMD.



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Vice-Mayor Eggers inquired regarding the concerns that were addressed with the
chosen contractor. He stated that he wants to be very clear that the work is
different from the first phase.

Mr. Burke explained that the contractor is committed to have one of their
principles on site for the period of construction and staff is satisfied with that. He
stated that the contractor has also agreed to some payment mechanisms that will
encourage them to finish on time.

In reference to a question by Commissioner Kynes regarding whether the $1.4
million includes the electrical underground, Mr. Burke explained that the
electrical underground work has been completed.

Mayor Hackworth commented that staff attempted to require a construction
schedule that would minimize the impacts to the businesses, schools and spring
training. He inquired if an additional adjustment has been made for that.

Mr. Burke explained that the Chamber of Commerce has requested
accommodation. Staff is able to build into the project accommodation to avoid
impact on schools and the spring training schedule.

Mayor Hackworth asked what was the original detail schedule on the package.

Mr. Burke explained that they had expected construction to start in January and
work in different parts of the area keeping Beltrees open and to limit the impact
on the schools. He stated that it would extend the work into the summertime
which would have less impact on City activities.

Mayor Hackworth clarified with Mr. Burke that the bid is within budget.

       VOTE:           Motion carried unanimously.
                                     *****

3.     COUNTY-WIDE      CONCURRENCY                               MANAGEMENT
       METHODOLOGIES (Postponed from 11/16/06)

Resolution 06-53

Assistant City Attorney Trask read Resolution 06-53 by title only.

       MOTION:         Motion was made by Commissioner Kynes and seconded
                       by Commissioner Scales to adopt Resolution 06-53.

City Manager Gross advised that this item stems from changes made by the State
Legislature in 2005 in the state’s Growth Management Law. He explained that it



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changes the Concurrency Management methodologies to create a uniform system
effective in each county.

Mr. Dow explained that these items have been addressed through Ordinance 06-
20 that was just adopted.

Commissioner Kynes commented that this is complex and stated that the bottom
line is uniformity and she supports the resolution.

Vice-Mayor Eggers noted the sentence "each local government will continue to
have their own concurrency management system which will function
independently of one another" but where systems can be coordinated a
countywide approach can be utilized.

       VOTE:           Motion carried with Commissioners Eggers, Kynes and
                       Scales voting aye. Mayor Hackworth voting aye. Voting
                       nay, none.
                                    *****

6.     RENEWAL OF AGREEMENT-GREATER DUNEDIN LITTLE
       LEAGUE
       Consideration of renewal of Field Use Agreement & Discuss request by
       Greater Dunedin Little League to eliminate electrical cost reimbursement
       requirement.

City Manager Gross explained that these agreements are renewed annually and
the only change is going to a system of renewing every two years. He explained
that the Little League has requested removal of the requirement of the league to
repay the City a percentage of the electrical cost for field lighting that is a
graduating percentage that will eventually require them to pay 100% of the field
lighting costs. He stated that it has become a considerable amount of money and
the League has requested relief. City Manager Gross advised that staff
recommendation is to determine a fixed percentage of the electrical cost to charge
so that the Little League would not be paying the entire electrical cost but they
would be reimbursing the City for part of the electrical cost.

Bill O’Connell, President of Dunedin Little League, explained that the League
received a bill for $8,000 for eight months of use. He stated that they estimated
that to be an average of $1,000 per month and the rates will be increasing. He
stated that the only way for the Little League to afford the cost would be to pass it
on to the children. He stated that most Little Leagues in other cities do not have
that cost. He stated that they put a lot of work and money into the fields and that
the expenditures over the past year were over $30,000, which includes the light
bill and the field improvements.




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Mayor Hackworth commented that there have been discussions about determining
what is right and accepting the fact that anything that the Little League is
burdened with is passed along to the children and at some point it might become
prohibitive to their participation. He stated that there are hundreds of hours
donated by the volunteering of the coaches and parents. He felt it is a legitimate
concern for the Commission to consider if there is some relief that can be given
for the program that is offered.

Vice-Mayor Eggers commented that the Commission has struggled with this.
There are many properties around the City and organizations involved with the
management and operation of these facilities. He stated that the Little League and
the Soccer League are dedicated to the youth of the community. He stated he is
interested in what other leagues are doing to stay on an even footing and not cause
children to go to other cities because they cannot afford it. He felt it important for
the City to locate funds to help these youth dominated facilities. He stated that in
recent years, the issue of electrical costs has arisen and before that, it was not a
consideration to be borne by the leagues. He stated that procedures must be
implemented to ensure conservation of electricity such as scheduling practices
and making sure the lights are off. He supports eliminating the electrical costs.

Mr. O’Connell explained that currently the lights are on timers and the City has
an override for the lights to go off at 11:00 P. M. automatically. He discussed the
scheduling of the fields and noted that cutting back one night a week would be
difficult.

Vice-Mayor Eggers stated that it is very important to follow the rules.

Commissioner Kynes stated that the Little League and the Soccer League must be
treated the same. She commented that no one could have foreseen the electrical
costs going up so much since the previous decision was made; therefore, the
situation has changed. She questioned if it would be an incentive to have a low
percentage stressing the importance of the partnership to keep the costs down.

Commissioner Scales agreed with Commission Kynes regarding a co-pay concept
to remind the leagues there is a cost and someone else is picking up the larger
amount.

Mayor Hackworth reiterated the tremendous value to the community by allowing
the Leagues to operate.

Commissioner Scales asked Mr. Gross to explain the arrangement with the
Softball League.

City Manager Gross explained that the City picked up Slow Pitch Softball as a
recreational program for adult play and it is a revenue generator with a higher
cost.

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Mayor Hackworth commented that there is a concern with eliminating the charge
and not abusing the use of the lighting. He preferred accepting the value of the
contributions made by the Little League to the youth of the community that any
abuses will be addressed. He supported waiving the charge.

Mr. Bob Gibson, District Administrator for Florida District 12, suggested
comparing the usage month to month for a year or six months and if it drops then
the Commission could consider dropping the electrical fees.

Commissioner Scales commented that usage could be compared to a base-year
and if that is exceeded, then the League could pay the difference.

City Manager Gross noted that the Little League is holding a bill at this time and
they need some resolution as to whether they have to pay that bill.

Mr. O’Connell explained that the bill is for $8,479.37 for January 1, 2006 to
August 31, 2006. He stated that when he appeared in April the League was not
supposed to pay the electrical until the lights were paid off; however, they
received a bill starting in January from the Finance Department.

Mayor Hackworth clarified that they had not budgeted for the electrical cost.

Mr. O’Connell stated that the lights are paid off now.

Commissioner Kynes clarified that the bill should not have been received because
that was during the time that the League was paying off the lights.

City Manager Gross recalled that there was some overlap because the League
asked for relief in paying off the rest of the light bill some time back which the
City Commission agreed to, and that kicked in the percentage. He asked if the
Commission is considering relief does that include this bill because it is
something that was not budgeted.

Vice-Mayor Eggers stated that he would like to follow up on the idea of usage for
the year and make it a goal to have perhaps a 10% or 5% decrease per year and
that will show an effort working towards a long term partnership on this issue.

Commissioner Scales suggested including that the League pay any overage
beyond the base figure and that should be checked on an annual basis.

Mayor Hackworth reviewed the consensus for a two-year lease, eliminating
electrical costs and stipulates that if the usage goes over the base-year, the League
pay for the overage.




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Commissioner Scales commented that the electrical cost should be assessed each
year.

Consensus was to use the year 2006 as the base for the electrical usage.

Mayor Hackworth noted that there would be an added stipulation for the effort to
reduce the usage by 3% to 5%.

Mr. O’Connell questioned what would happen if there were more tournaments.

Vice-Mayor Eggers commented that 2006 is a good base year because there were
many tournaments.

Mayor Hackworth noted that also the $8,000 bill is being eliminated.

City Manager Gross inquired whether this needs to come back to the Commission
or if the agreement is being adopted with the modifications.

       MOTION:        Motion was made by Vice-Mayor Eggers and seconded by
                      Commissioner Kynes to approve the agreement with the
                      modifications as discussed regarding elimination of
                      payment for the electrical cost using the year 2006
                      electrical usage as a base for a good faith effort to reduce
                      the usage by 3% to 5%; the current bill for $8,479.37 is
                      forgiven and any overage in the wattage use will be paid by
                      the Dunedin Little League.

       VOTE:         Motion carried unanimously.
                                    *****
Kim Gordon left the meeting at 7:55 P. M.

7.     RENEWAL OF FIELD USE AGREEMENT-DUNEDIN STIRLING
       SOCCER CLUB
       Consider renewing agreement, subsequent to a discussion regarding field
       lighting reimbursement section.

       MOTION:        Motion was made by Commissioner Kynes and seconded
                      by Commissioner Scales to approve agreement with the
                      modifications using the same formula as used for the
                      Dunedin Little League regarding the overage of electrical
                      usage.

Commissioner Scales reiterated that there would be a report each year as to the
electrical usage even though it is a two-year agreement.

       VOTE:          Motion carried unanimously.

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                                     *****

8.       CITY OF DUNEDIN 2007 LEGISLATIVE PROGRAM
         Consider review and discussion of issues for local bills to be included in
         the City’s 2007 Legislative Program.

Ms. Fidler provided the staffing for this item reviewing the following items in the
Legislative Issues Summary attached to the City Manager’s Memo dated
November 28, 2006:

        Affordable Housing
        Property Tax Reform
        Amend Notice of Tax Levy
        Red Light Running Cameras
        Property Insurance
        Funding of Successor Program to the Florida Forever Program

Vice-Mayor Eggers recommended that anything submitted in writing or discussed
begins with property insurance, the foremost problem in the state right now.

Commissioner Kynes agreed that property insurance is affecting the viability of
the financial status of the State.

Mayor Hackworth noted that in making the presentation that it begins with the
property insurance issue.

Commissioner Scales commented that hopefully at the Special Session more
would be done than the Task Force recommendations.

Consensus to present the Legislative Package as presented at the January 4,
2007 meeting.

Consensus for Mayor Hackworth to present the Legislative Package at the
January 4, 2006 meeting.

Mayor Hackworth advised that the Legislative Delegation will be meeting in
Dunedin on January 4, 2007 and the public may attend and get on the agenda if
they contact their Legislator in time for public comment.

Ms. Fidler advised that the meeting will be at the Hale Center with Representative
Tom Anderson attending as Chairman at 8:30 A. M.

Resolution 06-55

Assistant City Attorney Trask read Resolution 06-55 by title only.


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       MOTION:        Motion was made by Vice-Mayor Eggers and seconded
                      by Commissioner Kynes to adopt Resolution 06-55.

       VOTE:          Motion carried with Commissioners Kynes, Scales and
                      Eggers voting aye. Mayor Hackworth voting aye. Voting
                      nay, none.
                                   *****

9.     UPDATED INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT WITH PINELLAS
       COUNTY, AREA CITIES AND THE PINELLAS COUNTY
       SCHOOL BOARD
       Consider modification to an existing interlocal agreement to provide for
       school concurrency standards. (Tabled from 9/14/2006)

City Manager Gross explained that this action updates the Interlocal Agreement
between the County, the City and the School Board that centers on levels of
service standards and school concurrency.

Mr. Dow provided the staffing explaining the Legislation passed in 2005
requiring all local governments to provide for school level of service standards
and school concurrency. He explained that in order to begin implementing these
requirements the Interlocal Agreement currently in effect has been updated. He
advised that the revised agreement provides for a schedule for development of a
public school facilities element, level of service standards for schools by type and
area and procedures for determining school concurrency. Mr. Dow advised the
new requirements have been reviewed by all parties involved as well as the
Florida Department of Community Affairs and are adequate.

       MOTION:        Motion was made by Commissioner Scales and seconded
                      by Commissioner Kynes to authorize the Mayor and City
                      Manager to execute agreement.

       VOTE:          Motion carried unanimously.
                                    *****

12.    CITY CLERK’S UPDATE
       Verbal status report by the City Clerk relative to significant matters
       affecting the City.

City Clerk Guegan had nothing to bring to the commission this evening.
                                   *****

13.    CITY MANAGER’S UPDATE
       Verbal status report by the City Manager relative to significant matters
       affecting the City.



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City Manager Gross advised that the nine additional disc golf baskets at Youth
Guild Park will be removed by Tuesday. He complimented the Harbor View
Villas Neighborhood Association for their participation in “Operation Twinkle”.
He also complimented the Streets Section of the Maintenance Division and the
Piper’s Glen Subdivision who recently completed their brick entrance under the
Neighborhood Enhancement Program.
                                  *****

14.    LEGAL UPDATE
       Verbal status report by the City Attorney relative to significant legal
       matters affecting the City.

Assistant City Attorney Trask referred to a memorandum regarding settlement of
a Workman’s Compensation claim for Tom Gooch, a former City employee. He
advised that there is a recommended settlement attached to the memorandum.

       MOTION:         Motion was made by Commissioner Scales and seconded
                       by Commissioner Kynes to authorize settlement of the
                       claim as recommended by the City Attorney.

       VOTE:           Motion carried unanimously.

Assistant City Attorney Trask advised regarding the 98 Arnoni Drive property
sale that one of the requirements of the sale is to obtain title insurance. He
explained that the title company is requesting that that City adopt a resolution that
would set forth a number of different matters that would allow for title insurance
to be issued. He requested that the resolution be placed on the agenda for the next
regular Commission Meeting.

Assistant City Attorney Trask reviewed the Dunedin Code Enforcement Board
foreclosure case against Bernice Buchan, 1450 Windmoor Drive. He explained
that the case was the result of complaints regarding maintenance of the home and
was found in violation of three different matters including maintenance, outside
storage and a dilapidated fence. He explained that the property owner was
noticed, however, did not appear before the Code Enforcement Board and was
fined and still did not bring the property into compliance even though she signed
for the notices when served. He reviewed that the Code Enforcement Board
authorized foreclosure for which he began procedures in June 2006. He stated that
the property owner immediately got someone involved locally and the property
was brought under compliance. The foreclosure process was brought to a stop
because of compliance and there has been an offer of settlement that came from a
local attorney. He referred to the memorandum provided that indicates the total
sum due the City of $15,916.80 noting that approximately $1,600 is attorney fees
and court costs with the rest being fines, interest and fees. He advised the offer of
settlement is $7,500 to be paid to the City upon the sale of the home or within 120
days. Mr. Trask explained that the property is in compliance and the Code

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Enforcement Board has recommended that the $7,500 be approved. He is asking
for the authorization of the Commission to accept the offer of $7,500 in full
settlement of the case. He noted that in addition to the Code Enforcement Board
lien there is a Certificate of Indebtedness for a small amount that would also be
satisfied.

       MOTION:        Motion was made by Commissioner Kynes and seconded
                      by Commissioner Scales to authorize settlement of the
                      Dunedin Code Enforcement case against Bernice Buchan,
                      1450 Windmoor Drive in the amount of $7,500 as
                      recommended by the City Attorney’s Office and the Code
                      Enforcement Board.

       VOTE:          Motion carried unanimously.
                                    *****

15.    COMMISSION DISCUSSION
       Exchange of ideas and open discussion relative to any concerns of the
       Mayor and/or individual Commissioners.

Vice-Mayor Eggers inquired regarding the update of the recommendations by the
Charter Review Committee that need to be addressed.

City Manager Gross explained that he is preparing memos for the Commission on
that issue. He stated that there was not a sense of urgency indicated at the City
Commission meeting and that it would be brought back at the 2008 Commission;
however, he is prepared to bring all the background information to the
Commission for review.

Mayor Hackworth commented that the Penny-for-Pinellas is the issue at this
March’s election. He stated that it should be thorough and timely.
                                      *****

16.    COMMISSION COMMENTS
       Comments from the Mayor and Commissioners relative to pertinent issues
       and the various committees on which they serve.

Commissioner Scales reported that the City of Dunedin has been identified on the
Florida Green Building Coalition website as one of five governments in Florida
pursuing the designation. She explained that the City has been assigned an
evaluator who will be visiting the City in January to discuss the program and give
direction. She stated that the Committee on Environmental Quality has been
updated on the issue. She stated that Mr. DiSpirito has been advised of the issue
and he is familiar with the concept and supportive. She commented that the
Gateway Project is an excellent opportunity to discuss with a builder having a
LEED Certified project there. She asked Mr. Gross to talk with Mr. Ironsmith in

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this regard. She commented that Rod Coleman, the architect for the Community
Center, said that the construction company and contractor were enthusiastic about
it.

Commissioner Kynes commented that that it would be good to have a
presentation on the components and criteria for the certification.

Vice-Mayor Eggers announced the Teacher Appreciation Breakfast on December
22, 2006 and the Chamber of Commerce is still looking for sponsors for tables.

Commissioner Kynes commented on the success of the Old Fashioned Christmas,
the Holiday Tour of Homes and the Holiday Boat Parade.

Commissioner Kynes made the following announcements for holiday events:
   Holiday Parade, 11:00 A. M., Saturday
   Dunedin Chorus, 3:00 P. M., Sunday
   Dunedin Concert Band, Tuesday, December 19, 2006, 7:30 at the Hale
     Center
   Showcase Theater, December 12, 13 and 14, 2006
   Holiday With the Hounds, December 16, 2006, 1:00 P. M. to 3:00 P. M

Commissioner Kynes thanked          Vice-Mayor      Eggers   for   his   work   on
Intergenerational Week.

Vice-Mayor Eggers related a story from Liz White regarding her trip with a group
of children to the Adult Day Care this morning that was part of the
Intergenerational Week.

Mayor Hackworth announced the Dunedin Council of Organizations meeting on
Friday, December 15, 2006.


                                    *****

17.    AGENDA APPROVAL
       Commission approval of the proposed agenda for the Regular Meeting of
       December 21, 2006.

       MOTION:        Motion was made by Vice-Mayor Eggers and seconded by
                      Commissioner Kynes to approve the revised proposed
                      agenda as amended.

       VOTE:          Motion carried unanimously.

                                    *****


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December 7, 2006
The meeting was adjourned at 8:30 P. M.

NOTE:         The meeting was completely recorded and the recordings are in the
              official file. This meeting also broadcast by Dunedin 15.



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