Amended Agenda 
 City of Dunnellon
 Special City Council Meeting
 20750 River Drive, Dunnellon, FL 34431
August 22, 2022

5:30 p.m.

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Dunnellon Special City Council Meeting will be held on August 22, 2022, 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 at

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Members of the public who would like to participate are encouraged to register in advance by Noon on Monday, August 22, 2022.  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, August 15, 2022 to the City's website and City Hall bulletin board. The agenda was amended on Wednesday August 17th to add backup to item #2 and on  August 18th to add items #3 and #4 and to change the meeting time from 5:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

 Council's Comments Regarding Agenda

Public Comments  on Non-Agenda Items


Agreement #AGR2022-25 CDBG Home Investment Partnership Program with Marion County

Accept Public Comment

Proposed Motion:  I move the Mayor be authorized to sign Agreement #AGR2022-25, CDBG Home Investment Partnership Program with Marion County.


Dunnellon Heights Road Grading

Accept Public Comment

Proposed Motion:  Approve expenditure request for road grading in Dunnellon Heights.


Agreement #AGR2022-27 JAG Grant Police Program

Accept Public Comment

Proposed Motion:  I move the Mayor be authorized to sign Agreement #AGR2022-27, JAG grant distribution letter and all associated grant documents when received.


New Police Patrol Vehicle

Accept Public Comment

Proposed Motion:  I move to authorize the purchase of a 2022 Ford Police Utility Patrol Vehicle in compliance with the City's Purchasing Policy.


Discussion - OpticalTel Lease Agreement #AGR2020-06


Council Comments



Proposed Motion:  I move the City Council meeting be adjourned.

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