City of Dunnellon
 City Council Workshop 
 20750 River Drive, Dunnellon, FL 34431
March 6, 2023
5:30 p.m.

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Dunnellon City Council Workshop will be held on March 6, 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 Monday, March 6, 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 Monday, February 27, 2023 to the City's website and City Hall bulletin board.


Public Comments


Board Reports


Dunnellon Chamber & Business Association Report


Southern Springs, Inc. Proposed RV Park Conceptual Site Plan Presentation


Introduction - Michael William Rankin, Managing Partner LPG Urban & Regional Planners, LLC


Discussion - Vacancy, Mayor Seat #1


Dunnellon High School Contribution Request


Agreement #AGR2021-02, ServiceMaster Professional Services Renewal (Backup to be Provided)


Agreement #AGR2023-07, Marion County Third Amended and Restated Interlocal Agreement for Public School Facility Planning


Florida Boater Improvement Grant Program Requirements, Kayak Launch - Jan Smith, Finance Officer


Discussion - Boat Launch Program, Jan Smith, Finance Officer


Discussion - Vice-Mayor Dunn

  • Council Recommendations for Reducing Length of Meetings
  • Blue Run Park - Swimming

Discussion - Administrative Procedures, Councilman Inskeep


Review Council Goals/Summary of Assignments


Department Head Reports

  • Professional Planning Services

Council Comments


City Attorney Comments


Public Comments

Tentative Agenda for Council Meeting Wednesday, March 15, 2023 at 5:30 p.m.

Consent Agenda

  • Approval of Minutes
  • Authorize the Vice-Mayor to Sign Interlocal Agreement #AGR2023-07 for Public School Facility Planning
  • Authorize the Vice-Mayor to Sign Agreement #AGR2021-02, ServiceMaster Professional Services Renewal

Regular Agenda

  • Public Hearing Ordinance #ORD2022-12, Boat Ramp Launch Fee
  • Final Reading Ordinance #ORD2022-12, Boat Ramp Launch Fee

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:  

  • 03/15/2023 City Council Meeting 5:30 p.m.