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CITY OF PALM BAY, FLORIDA
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given that the City Council of the City of Palm Bay, Florida, will hold a public hearing for the purpose of enacting Ordinance Nos. 2017-32, 2017-33, 2017-34 and 2017-35 at City Hall, 120 Malabar Road, SE, Palm Bay, on May 4, 2017, at 7:00 P.M., titled as shown:

ORDINANCE NO. 2017-32

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PALM BAY, BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA, AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, TITLE V, LEGISLATIVE, CHAPTER 55, POLICE AND FIREFIGHTERS RETIREMENT PENSION PLAN, BY INCLUDING PROVISIONS RELATED TO IN-SERVICE DISTRIBUTIONS; PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH; PROVIDING FOR INCLUSION IN THE CITY OF PALM BAY CODE OF ORDINANCES; PROVIDING FOR A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

ORDINANCE NO. 2017-33

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PALM BAY, BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA, AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, TITLE XI, BUSINESS REGULATIONS, BY CREATING A NEW CHAPTER 120, TO BE TITLED “CANNABIS DISPENSING BUSINESSES”; PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH; PROVIDING FOR INCLUSION IN THE CITY OF PALM BAY CODE OF ORDINANCES; PROVIDING FOR A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

ORDINANCE NO. 2017-34

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PALM BAY, BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA, AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, TITLE V, LEGISLATIVE, CHAPTER 55, POLICE AND FIREFIGHTERS RETIREMENT PENSION PLAN, BY AMENDING CONTRIBUTIONS; CREATING A NEW SECTION PROVIDING FOR THE CREATION OF A DEFINED CONTRIBUTION SHARE PLAN FOR FIREFIGHTERS FUNDED BY AVAILABLE PREMIUM TAX REVENUE UNDER SECTION 175.351, FLORIDA STATUTES; PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF ORDINANCES OR PARTS OF ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH; PROVIDING FOR INCLUSION IN THE CITY OF PALM BAY CODE OF ORDINANCES; PROVIDING FOR A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

ORDINANCE NO. 2017-35

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PALM BAY, BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA, ESTABLISHING A PROCEDURE RELATING TO THE IMPOSITION OF SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS FOR THE PROVISION OF SERVICES, FACILITIES, PROGRAMS AND LOCAL IMPROVEMENTS WITHIN THE CITY OF PALM BAY; AUTHORIZING THE IMPOSITION AND COLLECTION OF ASSESSMENTS AGAINST PROPERTY WITHIN THE GEOGRAPHIC BOUNDARIES OF THE CITY OF PALM BAY; PROVIDING CERTAIN DEFINITIONS AND DEFINING THE TERMS "ASSESSMENT", "SERVICE ASSESSMENT", AND "CAPITAL ASSESSMENT"; PROVIDING FOR THE CREATION OF ASSESSMENT AREAS; ESTABLISHING THE PROCEDURES FOR IMPOSING ASSESSMENTS; ESTABLISHING PROCEDURES FOR NOTICE AND ADOPTION OF ASSESSMENT ROLLS; PROVIDING THAT ASSESSMENTS CONSTITUTE A LIEN ON ASSESSED PROPERTY UPON ADOPTION OF THE ASSESSMENT ROLL; PROVIDING THAT THE LIEN FOR AN ASSESSMENT COLLECTED PURSUANT TO SECTIONS 197.3632 AND 197.3635, FLORIDA STATUTES, UPON PERFECTION, SHALL ATTACH TO THE PROPERTY ON THE PRIOR JANUARY 1, THE LIEN DATE FOR AD VALOREM TAXES; PROVIDING THAT A PERFECTED LIEN SHALL BE EQUAL IN RANK AND DIGNITY WITH THE LIENS OF ALL STATE, CITY, DISTRICT, OR MUNICIPAL TAXES AND ASSESSMENTS AND SUPERIOR IN DIGNITY TO ALL OTHER PRIOR LIENS, MORTGAGES, TITLES, AND CLAIMS; AUTHORIZING EXEMPTIONS AND HARDSHIP ASSISTANCE; PROVIDING PROCEDURES FOR COLLECTION OF ASSESSMENTS; PROVIDING A MECHANISM FOR THE IMPOSITION OF ASSESSMENTS ON GOVERNMENT PROPERTY; AUTHORIZING THE ISSUANCE OF OBLIGATIONS SECURED BY ASSESSMENTS AND PROVIDING FOR THE TERMS THEREOF; PROVIDING THAT THE CITY'S TAXING POWER SHALL NOT BE PLEDGED; PROVIDING REMEDIES; DEEMING THAT PLEDGED REVENUES SHALL BE CONSIDERED TRUST FUNDS; PROVIDING FOR THE REFUNDING OF OBLIGATIONS; PROVIDING THAT THIS ORDINANCE IS AN ALTERNATIVE MEANS OF IMPLEMENTATION AND FOR SEVERABILITY; AMENDING SECTION 56.01 OF THE CODE ENTITLED NOTICE OF INTENT TO IMPLEMENT; AMENDING SECTION 56.20 OF THE CODE ENTITLED HOME RULE ASSESSMENT ACT; PROVIDING FOR THIS ORDINANCE TO BE LIBERALLY CONSTRUED; PROVIDING FOR CONFLICTS AND CODIFICATION; PROVIDING FOR INCLUSION IN THE CITY OF PALM BAY CODE OF ORDINANCES; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

Interested parties may appear at the meeting and be heard with respect to the proposed ordinance(s).  The ordinance draft(s) may be inspected by the public from 8:30 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., weekdays, in the Office of the City Clerk, City Hall, 120 Malabar Road, SE, Palm Bay, Florida.

If an individual decides to appeal any decision made by the City Council with respect to any matter considered at this meeting, a record of the proceedings will be required and the individual will need to ensure that a verbatim transcript of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is based (FS 286.0105).  Such person must provide a method for recording the proceedings verbatim.

Terese M. Jones, CMC
City Clerk

 

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