CRA BOARD MEETING

July 20, 2020

7:00 PM

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

Harold Smith

 

CRA Board Members Present Electronically:

Tamara Cornwell, Chair

Tambra Varnadore, Vice Chair

Jonathan Davis

Brian Williams

 

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

No comments.

 

 

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.

 

Due to the time, the remainder of this meeting was continued to August 3, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. or as soon thereafter as same can be heard in these Chambers.

 

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.

 

 

COMMENTS

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.

 

Minutes approved:† December 7, 2020

 

james r. freeman

 

James R. Freeman

City Clerk

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