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File #: 2019-60    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/14/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 10/24/2019 Final action: 10/24/2019
Enactment date: 10/31/2019 Enactment #: 2019-60
Title: RESOLUTION NO. 2019-60 - REQUESTING THE MAYOR DIRECT STAFF TO PROVIDE NOTICE PRIOR TO THE APPLICATION OF PESTICIDES AND HERBICIDES TO PARKS AND RECREATIONAL OUTDOOR FACILITIES; THAT NOTICE BE POSTED IN A CONSPICUOUS LOCATION AND THAT THE INFORMATION ALONG WITH LINKS TO THE SAFETY DATA SHEET BE PLACED ON THE PARKS AND RECREATION WEBPAGE.
Sponsors: Sherri Myers
Attachments: 1. Resolution No. 2019-60, 2. Sports Field Management - Managing pest pressure, 3. Beyond Pesticides -Child Safe Playing Field Act

LEGISLATIVE ACTION ITEM

 

SPONSOR:                     City Council Member Sherri Myers

 

SUBJECT:

 

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RESOLUTION NO. 2019-60 - REQUESTING THE MAYOR DIRECT STAFF TO PROVIDE NOTICE PRIOR TO THE APPLICATION OF PESTICIDES AND HERBICIDES TO PARKS AND RECREATIONAL OUTDOOR FACILITIES; THAT NOTICE BE POSTED IN A CONSPICUOUS LOCATION AND THAT THE INFORMATION ALONG WITH LINKS TO THE SAFETY DATA SHEET BE PLACED ON THE PARKS AND RECREATION WEBPAGE.                     

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RECOMMENDATION:

 

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That City Council adopt Resolution No. 2019-60:

 

 

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PENSACOLA, FLORIDA REQUESTING THE MAYOR DIRECT HIS STAFF TO PROVIDE PUBLIC NOTICE TWO (2) DAYS PRIOR TO THE APPLICATION OF PESTICIDES AND HERBICIDES TO PARKS AND RECREATIONAL OUTDOOR FACILITIES; THAT THE NOTICE BE POSTED IN A CONSPICUOUS LOCATION AND INCLUDE A TELEPHONE NUMBER AND LINK TO THE WEBSITE WHERE THE CHEMICALS ARE LISTED; AND THAT THE NAME OF THE PRODUCT AND LINK TO THE MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEET BE PLACED ON THE PARKS AND RECREATION WEBPAGE.

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HEARING REQUIRED:    No Hearing Required      

 

SUMMARY:

 

The City of Pensacola practices Integrated Pest Management (IPM) in city parks and outdoor recreational facilities in order to promote a safe and healthy environment for children and visitors.  As part of the IPM full and timely disclosure of pesticides and herbicides, need to be made available to city patrons. 

 

As part of this disclosure, the information regarding what products are being applied to city parks, athletic fields and outdoor recreational facilities should be posted prior to the application in a conspicuous location that can be seen and viewed by patrons as well as being placed on the Parks and Recreation webpage.

 

This Resolution requests that the Mayor direct his staff in such a way that promotes this full disclosure and notice.

 

 

PRIOR ACTION:                     

 

July 18, 2019 - Referral to the EAB from the City Council

 

September 5, 2019 - EAB meeting making a recommendation to City Council

 

FUNDING:                     

 

N/A

 

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT:

                     

None at this time

 

STAFF CONTACT:

 

Don Kraher, Council Executive

 

ATTACHMENTS:

 

1)                     Resolution No. 2019-60

2)                     Sports Field Management - Managing pest pressure

3)                     Beyond Pesticides - Child Safe Playing Field Act

 

PRESENTATION:     No