Minutes from the Dec. 5 regular meeting of the Bristol City Council
Official minutes from the Dec. 5, 2016 regular meeting of the City of Bristol as recorded by the City Clerk
Chairman Woody Stewart called this meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. with Council members Brigham Shuler, James Kersey, Jr., and Gilda Drummond present. Councilwoman Ellen Lewis was not in attendance. Attorney J. David House and City Clerk Robin M. Hatcher were in attendance. Public Works Supervisor Rocky Peddie offered the invocation. Councilman Kersey led the Pledge of Allegiance.
Shuler moved to approve the Agenda, seconded by Kersey, all voted in favor.
Shuler moved to approve the previous month’s minutes, seconded by Kersey, approved by all.
Shuler moved to approve the monthly bills for payment, seconded by Kersey, carried unanimously.
Stewart opened a Public Hearing to consider a Petition to Abandon a portion of Weaver Street (aka/Richard Gause Caboose Lane) per plat of Resurvey Weaver’s Addition as recorded in Plat Book A, page 8 Public Records of Liberty County, Florida lying between Lot 12 of Block 3 of said subdivision and Lot 1 of Block 4 of said Subdivision being 50 feet lying East and West and 125 feet lying North and South. Stewart opened the floor to the public for comments. There being no public comments, Stewart closed the public comment period. Shuler moved to abandon the portion of Weaver Street (aka/Richard Gause Caboose Lane) as described above, seconded by Kersey, all voted in favor. Stewart closed this Public Hearing.
Stewart opened a Site Plan Hearing to consider a Site Plan Application submitted by Weaver Oil Co. and co-applicants Mandy Lollie and Wendell Rudd proposing to open and operate a family pizza shop/restaurant at 10510 NW SR 20, Parcel Number 036-1N-8W-02246-000 in Bristol, Florida. Stewart turned the floor over to the applicants for some brief comments. He then opened the public comment period. There being no public comments, Stewart closed the public comment period. Following some discussion by the Council, Shuler moved to approve the Site Plan Application subject to the applicants connecting the structure to the city’s central sewer system, meeting all ADA and other code requirements, and their acquisition of proper state licensing, seconded by Kersey, unanimously approved. Stewart closed the Site Plan Hearing.
Stewart opened a Site Plan Hearing to consider a Site Plan Application submitted by Laquita Shuler and co-applicants Sandy Spisak and Lucy Hoelzer for a structure located at 12991 NW Central Avenue, Bristol, FL proposing to open a high end retail establishment offering a variety of gently used second-hand items and new/restored items including antiques, art work, paintings, jewelry, clothing, fashion accessories, books, furniture, household items, crafts, etc. Future services to be provided include craft classes and music lessons. Following brief comments by the applicants, Chairman Stewart opened the public comment period. There being no public comments, Stewart closed the public comment period. Shuler moved to approve the Site Plan Application contingent upon all ADA requirements and other building code requirements being met. Kersey seconded the motion. All voted in favor. Stewart closed this Site Plan Hearing.
Attorney House opened sealed bids for surplus property as received in accordance with advertising requirements. They were received as follows (* indicates the successful bidder):
1995 Chevy S-10 Pickup
*Corey Peddie $500.00
Hubert Pitts $452.68
1992 F250 Pickup
*Coy Dasher $451.00
Hubert Pitts $412.89
1982 Dodge Ram 150
*Hubert Pitts $448.91
1998 E350 Econo Van
*Hubert Pitts $461.92
1985 Ford Dump Truck
*Hubert Pitts $524.99
Shuler moved to accept the high bid for each vehicle, seconded by Kersey, all voted in favor.
Per a request to the council by the city’s hourly paid employees, Kersey moved to calculate the monthly hours worked for payroll purposes, for hourly paid employees, based upon a monthly average of annual hours worked so that their paychecks will be consistent each month. Drummond seconded this motion. Motion carried unanimously.
There being no further business, Shuler moved to adjourn, seconded by Kersey, all voted in favor. Meeting adjourned at 7:16 p.m.
Chairman: Durwood “Woody” Stewart
City Clerk: Robin M. Hatcher