The Cal Ripken Minor and Major League All-Star teams from District 13, along with the Sanford Babe Ruth Junior League All-Star Team from District 13, were honored Monday night by the City Commission. All three teams finished as runners-up in their respective tournaments.
Police Lieutenant Michael Horan retired after 26 years of dedicated service with the Sanford Police Department. He retired on July 15, 2011.
A commemorative 9/11 flag was presented to the city by the Sallie Harrison Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution of Sanford.
The City Commission approved:
A website redesign contract to Vision Internet in the amount of $32,005;
A date change for Special Event permit, noise permit and street closures for the “All Souls Catholic Church 5K Walk/Run and Fun Run” event on Jan. 28, 2012;
A time change and additional street closures for “Pirates of St. Juan’s Street Party” on Sept. 17, 2011;
An extension of the Special Event, noise and alcohol permits for the All Souls Catholic Church’s Annual “Harvest Festival” to include Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011;
An amendment to the Administrative Services Agreement with Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, Inc.;
An agreement with Seminole County Public Schools for School Resource Officers for the period of July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012 in the amount of $251,290;
An Interlocal Agreement with Volusia County for midge and mosquito control;
Staff’s usage of an Equipment Rental Rate Calculator for ascertaining and assessing rental rates for city assets used at special events;
The submittal of the FEMA Assistance to Firefighters grant and authorizes an increase of $170,870 to the general fund capital project budget and the use of $34,174 in matching funds from the Fire Safety Impact Fee budget for purchase of digital radios and accessories;
The use of the updated value and evaluation criteria for downtown stormwater credits;
A lease agreement with the Goldsboro Westside Community Historical Association for the 13th Street police substation property at 1211 W. 13 St.
On Monday, commissioners:
Gave final approval to amending the city code, pertaining to the police chief’s membership in the police officers’ retirement system, allowing the chief to opt out, if desired;
Introduced an ordinance extending the Town Center at White Cedar Planned Development approval for five years;
Introduced an ordinance setting further restrictions on the establishment of pain-management clinics within city limits.
In addition, the City Commission approved a resolution:
Supporting the River of Lakes Heritage Corridor as a Florida Scenic Highway and National Scenic Highway;
Authorizing the 2012 Florida Recreation Development Assistance Program grant application for $200,000 for the Academy Manor Park Project and the 2012 FRDAP grant reapplication for the $200,000 for Coastline Park and for approval of 2012 FCT grant re-application for $1 million for School Board property acquisition;
Providing for an Oath of Office for the new city manager, who takes office on Sept. 12.
Commissioners also accepted a request for lien waiver for the property at 170 Kelly Circle.