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File #: 19-00433    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Legislative Action Item Status: Passed
File created: 9/13/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/26/2019 Final action: 9/26/2019
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: CITY COUNCIL CONSIDERATION OF THE CITY OF PENSACOLA 2020 LEGISLATIVE INITIATIVES
Sponsors: Grover C. Robinson, IV
Attachments: 1. City of Pensacola 2020 Legislative Initiatives

LEGISLATIVE ACTION ITEM

 

SPONSOR:                         Grover C. Robinson, IV, Mayor

 

SUBJECT:

 

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CITY COUNCIL CONSIDERATION OF THE CITY OF PENSACOLA 2020 LEGISLATIVE INITIATIVES                      

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RECOMMENDATION:

 

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That City Council adopt the City of Pensacola 2020 Legislative Initiatives

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HEARING REQUIRED:  No Hearing Required

 

SUMMARY:

                                          

Mayor Robinson has developed the following list of initiatives important to the City of Pensacola to support during the 2020 Legislative Session:

 

                     Support Funding a mechanism for assessment, remediation and liability exemption from third party claims and a Brownfield Tax Credit for sites at which Aqueous Film-Forming Foam Concentrates (AFFF) has been used in firefighting and fire training operations.

 

                     Support full funding for the Housing Trust Fund and legislation to stop the funds sweep of Housing Trust Fund.

 

                     Support recension of 2019 SB 1000 - 5G Small Cell Towers, restoring balance of power to the City of Pensacola to determine installations in taxpayer owned right of way.

 

                     Support revision of CS/HB 1159 - Private Property Rights.

 

                     Support the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) District 3 Five Year Plan including a Box funds for a Scenic Highway multi-use trail.

 

                     Support distribution of settlement funds to applicable local government entities.

 

                     Appropriation Requests

 

o                     Pensacola International Airport MRO Expansion  - $4,875,000

o                     West Main Street Corridor Improvements - $2,900,000

o                     Special Needs Universal Designed Playground Boundless-All-Inclusive Park at Tippen Park - $850,000.

 

PRIOR ACTION:                     

 

None

 

FUNDING:                     

 

N/A

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT:

                     

Should the appropriation requests be approved the City could receive funding of $8,625,000 for capital improvements.

 

CITY ATTORNEY REVIEW:    No

 9/13/2019

   

STAFF CONTACT:

 

Christopher L. Holley, City Administrator

Keith Wilkins, Deputy City Administrator

 

ATTACHMENTS:

 

1)                     City of Pensacola 2020 Legislative Initiatives

 

PRESENTATION:     No   end