Amended Agenda
 City of Dunnellon
 City Council Workshop 
 20750 River Drive, Dunnellon, FL 34431
September 8, 2021

5:30 p.m.

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Dunnellon City Council Workshop will be held on September 8, 2021, 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

Members of the public who would like to participate are encouraged to register in advance by Noon on Wednesday, September 8, 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 PublicationThe agenda was posted on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 to the City's website and City Hall bulletin board. Agenda was amended on 9/2/2021 to add backup to item #10 and again on September 7, 2021 to note changes to item #5.


Public Comments


Dunnellon Chamber & Business Association Report


Board Reports


Introduction - Candidate for Community Development Manager


Presentation - Florida Paddling Trail Association/Blue Ways Community Program, Dorsey DeMaster (Deferred to the October 6th City Council Workshop at the request of the presenter)


Presentation - John V. Patrick, Vanguard Modular


Presentation - Chris Russell, Vesta Modular


Presentation - Robert Batsel, Discussion Request by Rainbow River Kayak Adventures Regarding Blue Run Park Commercial Use


Dunnellon Firefighter and Police Officer Pension Board of Trustees - Citizen Application, Ron McAndrew


Planning Commission Vacancy (Backup added)


Lease #LEA2021-01, Renewal Sublease with Division of State Lands (Little League Ball Field)


American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Coronavirus Local Fiscal Recovery Fund Grant Agreement #AGR2021-26


Ordinance #ORD2021-03, Adoption of Marion County Animal Control Regulations


Blue Run Park - Proposed Ordinance #ORD2021-02 Blue Run Park Rules and Regulations


Resolution #RES2021-16, Readopting the March 2008 Blue Run Park Management Plan as Amended


Council Discussion - Community Development Manager Applicants


Council Comments


Department Head Comments


City Attorney Comments


Public Comments

Tentative Agenda for Council Meeting Monday, September 13, 2021 at 5:30 p.m.

Consent Agenda

  • Approval of Minutes
  • Dunnellon Firefighter and Police Officer Pension Board of Trustees Appointment - Citizen Application, Ron McAndrew
  • Authorize Mayor to Execute the Sublease Agreement #LEA2021-01 from the Division of State Lands when Received
  • Authorize the Mayor to Execute Agreement #AGR2021-26, American Rescue Plan Act
  • Appoint Alternate Donna Walters to full Member on the Planning Commission to fill the Unexpired Term of David Lancaster, Effective 9/13/2021 - 1/11/2022 and Further Approve Appointment as full Member for a Three-Year Term, Effective  1/11/2022 - 1/11/2025
Regular Agenda
  • Resolution #RES2021-16, Readopting the March 2008 Blue Run Park Management Plan as Amended
  • First Public Hearing - Staff Presentation FY2021-2022 Proposed Budget
  • Resolution #RES2021-11, Tentative Millage Rate for 2021 
  • Resolution #RES2021-12, Adopting Tentative Budget for FY2021-2022
  • Adopt Tentative Tax Increment Financing District Budget FY2021-2022

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:  

September 13, 2021 Special CRA Board Meeting - 5:00 pm

September 13, 2021 Council Meeting - 5:30 pm

September 27, 2021 Special Budget Meeting - 5:30 pm