City of Dunnellon
City Council Workshop 
20750 River Drive, Dunnellon, FL 34431
May 5, 2021 
5:30 p.m.

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Dunnellon City Council meeting will be held on May 5, 2021, at 5:30 p.m. at Dunnellon City Hall with Social Distancing Modifications. 

Anyone attending the meeting may be required to wear a mask/face covering.  All attendees may be subject to screening to include a temperature check.

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

Members of the public who would like to participate are encouraged to register in advance by Noon on Wednesday May 5, 2021.  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 Publication - The agenda was posted on Wednesday, April 28, 2021 to the City's website and City Hall bulletin board.


Public Comments


Dunnellon Chamber & Business Association Report


Board Reports


Presentation - Florida Wildlife Corridor Youth Expedition – Jason Lauritsen, Executive Director


Presentation - Council Meeting Video Streaming Challenges and Potential Solutions- Andrew Mathew, PC's-N-Parts


Agreement AGR#2021-13 DemandStar - Finance Officer, Jan Smith


Agreement #AGR2021-11 with Kimley Horn – Application for U.S. Legislative Appropriation for the Dunnellon Police Station and Community Center - Chief McQuaig and Finance Officer, Jan Smith


Construction of a Shade Pavilion at City Beach - Public Works Manager, Troy Slattery


Public Works Vehicle – Ford F350 1 Ton work truck - Public Works Manager, Troy Slattery


Funding for Dunnellon Little League - Mayor White


Agreement #AGR1996-30 Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission – Mayor White


Girl Scouts of West Central Florida 2021 Gold Award Congratulatory Letter – City Clerk, Mandy Roberts


Update on bike trail and pedestrian bridge on CR484 - City Clerk, Mandy Roberts


Council Comments


City Clerk Comments


City Attorney Comments


Public Comments

  • Tentative Agenda for Council Meeting Monday, May 10, 2021 at 5:30 p.m.

Consent Agenda
  • Approval of Minutes
  • Authorize the Mayor to execute the Agreement #AGR2021-13 between the City of Dunnellon and DemandStar
  • Authorize the Mayor to execute a contract between the City and Dan Ryan Construction for the construction of one (1) 15 x 20 wood frame shade pavilion at the City Beach in the amount of $9,954.91 upon satisfactory review by staff and the City Attorney
  • Approve request to purchase a Ford F350 1 ton work truck with utility body, tow package and hazard lighting
  • Authorize the Mayor to sign congratulatory letter to Hailey Constable of the Girl Scouts of West Central Florida
Regular Agenda
  • Quasi-Judicial Hearing -  #PZ20200259, Dunnellon Solar Farm, #SPX2021-01 Special Exception by John Taylor, representing Kingston Properties, LLC to construct a 75-megawatt Solar Farm at parcels 40701-000-00, SEC 01 TWP 17 RGE 18; 40713-001-00, 40714-003-00, 40715-001-00, 40716-000-00, 40717-000-00, 40719-001-00, SEC 06 TWP 17 RGE 19. (Property owner and surrounding property owner notices mailed on 4/22/2021)
  • Consideration of Resolution #RES2021-04, Special Exception #SPX2021-01 by John Taylor, representing Kingston Properties, LLC
  • Update - FY2020-2021 Second Quarter General Fund Budget

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.