TOWN CENTER CRA SPECIAL MEETING MINUTES

COUNCIL CHAMBERS – CITY HALL

1000 CITY CENTER CIRCLE

JANUARY 7, 2014

 

THE TOWN CENTER CRA SPECIAL MEETING of the City of Port Orange was called to order by Chairman Allen Green at 7:05 p.m.

 

Pledge of Allegiance

 

Silent Invocation

 

Roll Call:                    Present:                    Member Bob Ford

Member Suzette Blahnik

                                                                        Member Donald Burnette

                                                                        Member Drew Bastian

                                                                        Member Ben Talluto

Chairman Allen Green

 

Absent:                      Member Dennis Kennedy

                                   

Also Present:            Greg Kisela, City Manager

                                                                        Margaret T. Roberts, City Attorney

                                                                        Robin Fenwick, City Clerk

 

DISCUSSION ITEM(S)

 

4.    Award of RFSQ #14-07 - Design and Engineering Services for Riverwalk Park and Boardwalk

 

Greg Kisela, City Manager, provided details of the contract and task #1 and #2 with DMC.

 

Councilman Ford asked how much the construction is expected to be. Mr. Kisela said he believes approximately $2-2.5 million but until the design is completed, he is not sure and approximately half a million for Task #2. Councilman Ford asked if Staff could provide the construction prices in the future. He also wants to know that there is funding available.

 

Member Talluto asked if there is any money in the $58,000 that can be used for design or improvement of an alternate location for the kayak launch.  Mr. Kisela said the grant application is site specific.

 

Motion to award a base contract with Dredging & Marine Consultants, LLC (DMC) to provide Design and engineering services for the Riverwalk Park and Boardwalk to the City of Port Orange pursuant to the City’s Request for Statements of Qualifications (RFSP) No. 14-07 was made by Member Burnette, and Seconded by Member Talluto.

 

Corey Berman, citizen, asked if the fountain on Ridgewood and Dunlawton can be repaired and used. Member Ford asked if Staff can look into fixing the fountain. Mr. Kisela said yes.

 

Motion carried unanimously by roll call vote.

 

Motion to approve task authorization #1 for Phase A, Task 1: Data Review, Planning, Public Workshop and Conceptual Master Plan Development, in an amount not to exceed $37,500.00 was made by Member Burnette, and Seconded by Member Talluto.

 

Motion carried by 5-1 roll call vote, with Member Ford voting no.

 

Motion to approve task authorization #2 for Phase A, Task 2: Engineering, Permitting and bid document preparation for a kayak/canoe launch and boardwalk in an amount not to exceed $58,600.00 was made by Member Burnette, and Seconded by Member Talluto. Motion carried unanimously by roll call vote.

 

4.    Public Comments

 

There were none.

 

5.    CRA Comments

 

There were none.

 

ADJOURNMENT: 7:09 p.m.

 

                                                                                                                                               

                                                                                    Chairman Allen Green