Amended Agenda
 City of Dunnellon
 City Council Workshop 
 20750 River Drive, Dunnellon, FL 34431
May 1, 2023
5:30 p.m.

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Dunnellon City Council Workshop will be held on May 1, 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, May 1, 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, April 24, 2023 to the City's website and City Hall bulletin board. The agenda was amended on April 25th to add backup to items #7 and #9.


Public Comments


Board Reports


Dunnellon Chamber & Business Association Report


Discussion - Vice-Mayor Selection/Liasion Assignments


Parking on Public Right-Of-Way


Discussion - Short Term Rental Ordinance #ORD2022-05


Duke Energy Easement Request for EV Charging Stations


Proclamation #PRO2023-02, Motorcycle Safety Awareness


Department Head Reports

Mandy Odom, City Clerk

  • Blue Run Park Restroom Agreement
  • Blue Run Park Trail Signs
  • Planning Commission Appointments and Vacancies

Chad Ward, Public Works Manager

  • Security Camera's at City Beach

Discussion - Councilman Inskeep

  • Water Meters Not In Use
  • City Code Appendix A, Zoning, Article IX, Section 9.2(h)

Discussion - Councilperson Mendonca

  • Proclamation Requests
  • Direct Report Evaluation Process
  • FRA Membership
  • Blue Gator Parking Agreement

Council Comments


City Attorney Comments


Public Comments

Tentative Agenda for Council Meeting Wednesday, May 10, 2023 at 5:30 p.m.

Consent Agenda

  • Approval of Minutes
  • Approve Proclamation #PRO2023-02, Motorcycle Safety Awareness
  • Planning Commission Appointment

Regular Agenda

  • Presentation - Proclamation #PRO2023-02, Motorcycle Safety Awareness
  • Appointment of Vice-Mayor
  • FY2021-2022 Audit Presentation-Richard Powell, Powell and Jones CPA’s. 
  • Public Hearing - Ordinance #ORD2023-01, Blue Run Park Rules and Regulations
  • Final Reading - Ordinance #ORD2023-01, Blue Run Park Rules and Regulations
  • FY2022-2023 Second Quarter General Fund Budget Update

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:  

  • 5/10/2023 CRA Meeting 5:00 p.m.
  • 5/10/2023 City Council Meeting 5:30 p.m.