City of Dunnellon
 City Council Workshop 
 20750 River Drive, Dunnellon, FL 34431
January 4, 2023
5:30 p.m.

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Dunnellon City Council Workshop will be held on January 4, 2023, at 5:30 p.m. at Dunnellon City Hall 

Public Comment- Anyone who wishes to provide public comment will be able to do so by participating in the City Council meeting in person, or via the Zoom "AUDIO ONLY" platform and/or telephone, by speaking during public comment portions of the meeting when recognized per the instructions below or by submitting written comments, evidence and/or written testimony in advance of the meeting via email to the City Clerk

For the convenience of our citizens and the public, we livestream City Council meetings on Zoom and YouTube. If the livestream is interrupted or compromised due to technical or other issues, the meeting may continue as normal and will not be paused or postponed. If you wish to ensure your ability to access the meeting to provide public comment, please attend the meeting in person.

Members of the public who would like to participate are encouraged to register in advance by Noon on Wednesday, January 4, 2023. Please see instructions below on how to register.

Instructions on How to Listen and/or Participate in the Meeting 

Attachment: Meeting Instructions (PDF)

Call to Order

Pledge of Allegiance

Opening Prayer/Moment of Silence (suggested time limit: 1 minute.  Mayor to request if any invitee is present to open with prayer; if no invitee is present, Mayor will ask if a Dunnellon citizen will volunteer. If no volunteers, a moment of silence will be offered. If a citizen outside of Dunnellon requests to open with prayer, (s)he may do so if no invitees/citizens volunteer.) 

Roll Call 

Proof of PublicationThe agenda was posted on Wednesday, December 28, 2022 to the City's website and City Hall bulletin board.  


Mayor Comments


Public Comments


Presentation - Rob Balmes, Director, Ocala Marion TPO


Agreement #AGR2023-01 Kimley-Horn IPO 104, BMAP Data Collection Project


Board Reports


Dunnellon Chamber & Business Association Report


Department Head Reports


IT Services - Andrew Mathew


Resolution #RES2023-01, Personnel Manual Amendment


Resolution #RES2023-03, Council Meeting And Workshop Schedule


Ordinance #ORD2022-05, Vacation Rentals


Travel Authorization for Mayor White to Attend Marion County Legislative Day in Tallahassee on March 29, 2023


Discussion - Councilwoman Cubbage

  • ADA Compliant Kayak Launch
  • Boating Regulations

Management of Charitable Contribution Requests and Solicitation/Acceptance of Contributions - Councilperson Mendonca


City Council Goals and Priorities

  • Shade Pavilions at City Beach
  • Trees for Ernie Mills Park
  • City Budget and Expenditures
  • Administrative Procedures
  • Law Enforcement Activity
  • City Code and Comprehensive Plan
  • Road and Storm Water Projects
  • Residential Speed Limits

Council Comments


City Attorney Comments


Public Comments

Tentative Agenda for Council Meeting Monday, January 9, 2023 at 5:30 p.m.

Consent Agenda

  • Approval of Minutes
  • Authorize Mayor's Travel to Tallahassee to Attend the 2023 Marion County Legislative Day
  • Authorize Mayor to Sign Agreement #AGR2023-01 Kimley-Horn IPO 104, BMAP Data Collection Project

Regular Agenda

  • Resolution #RES2023-01, Personnel Manual Amendment
  • Resolution #RES2023-03, Council Meeting and Workshop Schedule

Any Person Requiring a Special Accommodation at This Hearing Because of a Disability or Physical Impairment Should Contact the City Clerk at (352) 465-8500  at Least 48 Hours Prior to the Proceeding.  If a Person Desires to Appeal Any Decision with Respect to Any Matter Considered at the Above Meeting or Hearing, He or She Will Need a Record of the Proceeding, and for Such Purpose, He or She May Need to Ensure That a Verbatim Record of the Proceedings Is Made, Which Includes the Testimony and Evidence Upon Which the Appeal Is to Be Based.  The City Is Not Responsible for Any Mechanical Failure of Recording Equipment.

Future Meetings:  

  • 01/09/2023 City Council Meeting 5:30 p.m.