THE COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY

FOR PORT ORANGE TOWN CENTER

SPECIAL MEETING MINUTES

 

COUNCIL CHAMBERS

1000 CITY CENTER CIRCLE

FEBRUARY 7, 2012

 

THE SPECIAL MEETING OF THE TOWN CENTER REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY was called to order by Chairman Allen Green at 7:05 P.M.

 

Pledge of Allegiance

 

Invocation – Silent

 

ROLL CALL:             Present:                     Ben Talluto

Bob Ford

                                                                        Don Burnette

                                                                        Dennis Kennedy

Bob Pohlmann

                                                                        Suzette Blahnik

                                                                        Chairman Allen Green

                                   

Also Present:            Kenneth W. Parker, City Manager           
                                                Margaret Roberts, City Attorney

Donna Steinebach, Assistant to the City Manager

                                                                        Robin Fenwick, Deputy City Clerk

ELECTION OF CHAIRPERSON

 

Motion to appoint Allen Green as Chairman made by Member Pohlmann, and Seconded by Member Kennedy. Motion carried unanimously by voice vote.

 

ELECTION OF VICE CHAIRPERSON

 

Motion to appoint Bob Pohlmann as Vice Chairman made by Member Burnette, and Seconded by Member Kennedy. Motion carried unanimously by voice vote.

 

DISCUSSION/ACTION

 

4.    Authorization to Issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Sale or Exchange of Property in the Riverwalk Project Area – RFP #12-2 (revised)

 

Mr. Parker advised that Attorney Roberts made a change based on Council's request. Attorney Roberts said dates were also changed.

 

Motion to approve Authorization to Issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Sale or Exchange of Property in the Riverwalk Project Area – RFP #12-2 (revised) made by Member Ford, and Seconded by Member Kennedy.

 

Donna Steinebach, Assistant to the City Manager, explained the timeframe for responses, reviews, and other items.

 

Motion carried unanimously by roll call vote.

 

5.    Public Comments

 

Chairman Green asked for public comments; there were none.

 

6.    CRA Member Comments

 

Member Talluto would like to see the property available to the public while the RFP is being advertised and negotiations are ongoing. Chairman Green said Council is working on funding availability to open the area to the public and clean it up.

 

Discussion relating to trees and selling them was held. Chairman Green asked if CRA would consider a proposal to sell the trees.

Member Ford wants Riverwalk to meet the City's Codes. Mr. Parker said Staff is bringing back information.

 

ADJOURNMENT: 7:13 P.M.

 

 

 

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                                                                                    Chairman Allen Green