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The Winter Park Fire Rescue Department celebrated its 110th birthday on Friday, April 16 with a small gathering of officials.

The Winter Park Fire Rescue Department celebrated its 110th birthday on Friday, April 16 with a small gathering of officials.

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APRIL 26 CITY COMMISSION MEETING TOPICS OF INTEREST

There will be a City Commission meeting on Monday, April 26, at 3:30 p.m., in City Hall Commission Chambers. Below are a few topics of interest:

BOARD UPDATES:

Parks & Recreation Commission.

MAYOR'S REPORT:

-Presentation of the Tree City USA and Growth Award

-Mayoral appointments

-Repaving of General Rees Avenue

CITY MANAGER'S REPORT:

Report on cost of expanding the East Morse Boulevard streetscape project east of Interlachen Avenue

CITY ATTORNEY'S REPORT:

-Tolling Agreement

ACTION ITEMS REQUIRING DISCUSSION:

-Extension of Conditional Use for the Morse Boulevard/Pennsylvania Avenue Parking Garage

-Discussion and adoption of FY 2011 budget goals

-Post office extension

PUBLIC HEARINGS:

-Adjustments to the city fee schedule.

-Resolution - Defining the Economic Development/CRA Department as the city's local Economic Development Agency (included for approval is the endorsement of the State Qualified Targeted Industry program [QTI]).

-Resolution - Accepting and approving the city's portion of the Orange County Local Mitigation Strategy.

-Second reading of the ordinance authorizing the refunding of the outstanding Park Avenue Improvement Revenue Bonds, Series 1998; providing for the issuance of not exceeding $3 million Park Avenue Refunding Improvement Revenue Bonds, Series 2010.

-Second reading of the ordinance changing the Future Land Use Designation of Commercial to Central Business District at 301 W. New England Ave.

-First reading of the ordinances changing the existing zoning designation at the following four properties:

400 W. New England Ave.

463 W. New England Ave.

535 W. New England Ave.

227 E. Hannibal Square

-First reading of the ordinances requested by the city of Winter Park for the United States Post Office property located at 300 N. New York Ave.:

  1. Changing the Future Land Use Designation of Central Business District to Open Space and Recreation

  2. Changing the Zoning Designation of Commercial (C-2) District to Parks and Recreation (PR) District

  3. Changing the Future Land Use Designation of Central Business District to Institutional

  4. Changing the Zoning Designation of Commercial (C-2) District to Public, Quasi-Public (PQP) District

  5. First reading of the ordinances requested by the city of Winter Park for the West Meadow property:

  6. Changing the Future Land Use Designation of Institutional to Open Space and Recreation for the West Meadow property at 150 N. New York Ave.

  7. Changing the Zoning Designation of Public, Quasi-Public (PQP) District to Parks and Recreation (PR) District for the West Meadow property at 150 N. New York Ave.

  8. Vacating that portion of the platted right-of-way of West Park Avenue between the West Meadow and Central Park.

CITY COMMISSION REPORTS:

Commissioner Dillaha

-Denning Drive construction site - parking garage

-Lee Road medians - improving a gateway

-Changing the way Commission meeting agendas and agenda packets are configured (for ease in downloading and viewing, particularly by the public).

You can find the Commission's full agenda and information on specific agenda items by logging on to the city's official Web site at www.cityofwinterpark.org and by clicking on Government > City Commission > Packets.

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