This CRA Board Meeting was conducted utilizing Communications Media Technology in accordance with the Governorís Executive Order. Some Board and Staff members were present in the Commission Chambers while others were present via the Zoom application to respect the social distancing guidelines.
CRA Board Members Present in Chambers:
Shirley Groover Bryant, Presiding Officer
CRA Board Members Present Electronically:
Tamara Cornwell, Chair
Tambra Varnadore, Vice Chair
Staff Present in chambers:
Mark Barnebey, City Attorney
Mohammed Rayan, Public Works Deputy Director
Scott Tyler, Chief of Police
Staff Present Electronically:
Jeff Burton, CRA Director
Jim Freeman, City Clerk
Amber LaRowe, Assistant City Clerk
Todd Williams, Information Technology (IT) Consultant
Mayor Bryant called the meeting to order at 9:50 p.m.
1. CRA BOARD AGENDA APPROVAL
Motion:†††† Mr. Davis moved, Mr. Smith seconded, and the motion carried 5-0 to approve the July 20, 2020 CRA Board Agenda.
2. PUBLIC COMMENT
3. CONSENT AGENDA APPROVAL
a. June 1, 2020 Minutes
b. Legal Invoices
Motion:†††††††††† Mrs. Varnadore moved, Mrs. Cornwell seconded, and the motion carried 4-1 to approve the July 20, 2020 CRA Board Consent Agenda as recommended by staff. Mr. Williams voted no.
4. LINCOLN PARK POOL
Mr. Burton stated that this is a request for direction on how to budget for this item.
Motion:†††††††††† Mr. Davis moved, Mrs. Cornwell seconded, and the motion carried 5-0 to approve the total pool 20-2021 estimated expense of $215,000.
Mr. Williams asked Mr. Burton and Attorney Barnebey to discuss with the County on the value of the land for the Pool.
Mr. Smith asked for information on the total cost of the Pool.
5. RIVERSIDE DEVELOPMENT CONTRACT EXTENSION
Motion:†††††††††††††††††††††† Mrs. Varnadore moved, Mr. Davis seconded, and the motion carried 4-1 to approve the SVN Commercial Advisory Group contract extension of the CRA owned Riverside redevelopment properties and authorize the CRA Presiding Officer to sign. Mr. Williams voted no.
6. WOMAN'S CLUB MANAGEMENT
Action Request:†††††††† Motion to approve the proposed RFQ process for the Woman's Club management and instruct staff to report back to the CRA Board for final contract/lease approval.
7. CRA STAFFING DISCUSSION
Action Request:†††††††† Motion to approve/disapprove the proposed CRA Assistant Director position.
8. UNSOLICITED PUBLIC LAND SALES
Action Request:†††††††† Motion to approve the CRA Board unsolicited land bid information list.
9. SUSTAINABLE CRA PLAN UPDATE
Action Request:†††††††† Motion to approve the partnership with the University of South Florida School of Architecture and Community Design to update the CRA Redevelopment Plan.
10. CRA DIRECTOR'S COMMENTS
11. PRESIDING OFFICER'S COMMENTS
12. CRA BOARD MEMBER'S COMMENTS
Mayor Bryant adjourned the meeting at 10:06 p.m.