Amended Agenda
 City of Dunnellon
 City Council Workshop 
 20750 River Drive, Dunnellon, FL 34431
February 8, 2023
5:30 p.m.

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Dunnellon City Council Workshop will be held on February 8, 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, February 8, 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, February 1, 2023 to the City's website and City Hall bulletin board.  The agenda was amended on February 7, 2023 to up-date the tentative agenda scheduled for Monday February 13, 2023.


Public Comments


Board Reports


Dunnellon Chamber & Business Association Report


Department Head Reports


Presentation - Rainbow Spring Art, Inc, Amy Wood


Discussion - Vacancy, Mayor Seat #1


Discussion - Dunnellon Police Station Conceptual Plan - Chief McQuaig


Agreement #AGR2023-03, #LEA2023-01, Boat Dock Lease Agreement - Chief McQuaig


Amended Agreement #AGR2022-20, Duke Energy Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Site Host Agreement


Agreement #AGR2023-02, FDEM Grant (Hurricane Ian) - Jan Smith, Finance Officer


Discussion - RFP For Grant Writing Services - Jan Smith, Finance Officer


Discussion - FY 2022-2023 First Quarter Budget Update and FY2023-2024 Budget Calendar - Jan Smith, Finance Officer


Amendment 2 To Agreement #AGR2020-27, M.T. Causley, LLC Professional Services - Mandy Odom, City Clerk


Ordinance #ORD2022-12, Boat Ramp Launch Fees - Andrew Hand, City Attorney


Discussion - Councilwoman Cubbage

  • Kayak Launch
  • Boating Regulations

Discussion - Vice-Mayor Dunn

  • Review of Ordinance #ORD2022-05, Vacation Rentals
  • Projects Placed on Hold
  • Summary Review of Council Goals and Priorities

Council Comments


City Attorney Comments


Public Comments

Tentative Agenda for Council Meeting Monday, February 13, 2023 at 5:30 p.m.

Consent Agenda

  • Approval of Minutes
  • Authorize Vice-Mayor to Sign Agreement #AGR2023-03, #LEA2023-01, Boat Dock Lease Agreement
  • Authorize Vice-Mayor to Sign Agreement #AGR2023-02, FDEM Grant (Hurricane Ian)
  • Authorize Staff to Advertise RFP for Grant Writing Services
  • Acknowledge Amendment 1 to Agreement #AGR2022-20, Duke Energy Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Site Host Agreement
  • Authorize Vice-Mayor to Sign Amendment 2 to Agreement #AGR2020-27, M.T. Causley, LLC Professional Services
  • Reappoint Steve Lucini To The Firefighter And Police Officers Pension Board Of Trustees For A Two-Year Term Effective 09/14/2022, Term To Expire 9/14/2024

Regular Agenda

  • Vacancy, Mayor Seat #1
  • FY2022-2023 First Quarter Budget Update
  • Quasi-Judicial Hearing for Site Plan Review #SPL20230024, Site Plan Application #PZ20230025 Take 5 Car Wash – Rebecca McAllister (Driven Brands)
  • Consideration of Site Plan #SPL20230024, Site Plan Application #PZ20230025 Take 5 Car Wash

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:  

  • 02/13/2023 CRA Meeting 5:00 p.m.
  • 02/13/2023 City Council Meeting 5:30 p.m.