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File #: 13-17    Version: Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 3/29/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/11/2017 Final action: 5/11/2017
Enactment date: 5/17/2017 Enactment #: 12-17
Title: PROPOSED ORDINANCE NO. 13-17 - AMENDING SECTION 8-3 OF THE CITY CODE - CREATING SECTION 8-3-4 NO WAKE ZONE FOR THE PORTION OF THE WATERS NORTH OF THE HARBOR CHANNEL ADJACENT TO THE RED BUOY MARKER KNOWN AS "PMT2" LOCATED IN PENSACOLA BAY TO THE ENTRANCE OF PALAFOX PIER BASIN AND FROM THE WEST END OF THE PORT OF PENSACOLA TO THE WEST END OF THE HARBOR CHANNEL
Sponsors: Brian Spencer
Attachments: 1. Proposed Ordinance No. 13-17, 2. ProposedNoWake Zone, 3. PROOF OF PUBLICATION LEGAL NOTICE OF 2ND READING

LEGISLATIVE ACTION ITEM

 

SPONSOR:                     City Council President Brian Spencer

 

SUBJECT:

 

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PROPOSED ORDINANCE NO. 13-17 - AMENDING SECTION 8-3 OF THE CITY CODE - CREATING SECTION 8-3-4  NO WAKE ZONE FOR THE PORTION OF THE WATERS NORTH OF THE HARBOR CHANNEL ADJACENT TO THE RED BUOY MARKER KNOWN AS “PMT2” LOCATED IN PENSACOLA BAY TO THE ENTRANCE OF PALAFOX PIER BASIN AND FROM THE WEST END OF THE PORT OF PENSACOLA TO THE WEST END OF THE HARBOR CHANNEL                     

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RECOMMENDATION:

 

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That City Council adopt Proposed Ordinance No. 13-17 on second reading.

 

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 8-3 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF PENSACOLA, FLORIDA, OFFENSES UPON WATERS; CREATING SECTION 8-3-4 TO PROVIDE FOR A NO WAKE ZONE FOR THE PORTION OF THE WATERS NORTH OF THE HARBOR CHANNEL ADJACENT TO THE RED BUOY MARKER KNOWN AS “PMT2” LOCATED IN PENSACOLA BAY TO THE ENTRANCE OF PALAFOX PIER BASIN AND FROM THE WEST END OF THE PORT OF PENSACOLA TO THE WEST END OF THE HARBOR CHANNEL; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY;                     REPEALING CLAUSE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

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HEARING REQUIRED:    No Hearing Required      

 

SUMMARY:

 

The City of Pensacola received a request from Marina Management Corp. at Palafox Pier and Yacht Harbour that a “No Wake Zone” be established along designated areas of Pensacola Bay due to the heavy usage by craft of various sizes.  Creation of a “No Wake Zone” in these designated areas would provide for increased public safety as well as a reduction in damage to piers, other improvements and the shoreline itself.

 

PRIOR ACTION:                     

 

April 13, 2017, City Council voted to approve Ordinance No. 13-17 on first reading.

 

FUNDING:                     

 

N/A

 

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT:

                     

None

 

STAFF CONTACT:

 

Don Kraher, Council Executive

 

ATTACHMENTS:

 

1)                     Proposed Ordinance No. 13-17

2)                     Proposed NoWake Zone

 

PRESENTATION:     No