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Posted on: June 8, 2021

Public Hearings for Several Ordinances

The City Council of the City of Sebastian will hold public hearings concerning the adoption of the following ordinances on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at approximately 6:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, City Hall, 1225 Main Street, Sebastian, Florida.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

 CITY OF SEBASTIAN

1225 MAIN STREET, SEBASTIAN, FL 32958

 

The City Council of the City of Sebastian, Indian River County, Florida, will hold public hearings concerning the adoption of the following referenced ordinances on Wednesday, June 23, 2021 at approximately 6:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, City Hall, 1225 Main Street, Sebastian, Florida.   

 


Ordinance No. O-21-06

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SEBASTIAN, INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, FLORIDA, SCHEDULING AN ELECTION TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2021, FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUBMITTING TO THE ELECTORS OF THE CITY OF SEBASTIAN, THE QUESTION OF WHETHER OR NOT TO AMEND SECTION 1.02 (4) OF THE CITY CHARTER, RELATING TO INCLUDE BUT NOT LIMITED TO ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION SERVICES AS A PUBLIC SERVICE, PROVIDING BALLOT LANGUAGE; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

 


Ordinance No. O-21-07

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SEBASTIAN, INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, FLORIDA, SCHEDULING AN ELECTION TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2021, FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUBMITTING TO THE ELECTORS OF THE CITY OF SEBASTIAN, THE QUESTION OF WHETHER OR NOT TO AMEND SECTION 2.02 OF THE CITY CHARTER, RELATING TO INCLUDE THE PROVISION THAT ONCE ELECTED OR APPOINTED, A COUNCIL MEMBER MUST MAINTAIN CONTINUOUS PHYSICAL RESIDENCY AND VOTER REGISTRATION IN THE CITY OF SEBASTIAN THROUGHOUT THEIR TERM OF OFFICE; PROVIDING BALLOT LANGUAGE; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.


Ordinance No. O-21-08

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SEBASTIAN, INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, FLORIDA, SCHEDULING AN ELECTION TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2021, FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUBMITTING TO THE ELECTORS OF THE CITY OF SEBASTIAN, THE QUESTION OF WHETHER OR NOT TO AMEND SECTION 2.06 (b) MAYOR-DUTIES, GENERAL OF THE CITY CHARTER TO GIVE THE MAYOR THE POWER TO DECLARE A STATE OF LOCAL EMERGENCY; AMEND SECTION 2.06 (c) VICE MAYOR-SELECTION AND TERM TO REMOVE THE LANGUAGE STATING THE TERM OF THE VICE MAYOR SHALL BE FOR ONE YEAR OR UNTIL HIS OR HER SUCCESSOR IS ELECTED; PROVIDING BALLOT LANGUAGE; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

 


Ordinance No. O-21-09

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SEBASTIAN, INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, FLORIDA, SCHEDULING AN ELECTION TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2021, FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUBMITTING TO THE ELECTORS OF THE CITY OF SEBASTIAN, THE QUESTION OF WHETHER OR NOT TO AMEND SECTION 2.08 (a) VACANCIES OF THE CITY CHARTER TO ADD SUSPENSION; ADD 2.08 (c) SUSPENSION FROM OFFICE TO INCLUDE THE SUSPENSION OF A COUNCIL MEMBER IF ARRESTED FOR A FELONY OR MISDEMEANOR RELATED TO THE DUTIES OF OFFICE; ADD 2.08 (d) SPECIAL HEARING TO INCLUDE WHEN CITY COUNCIL WILL HOLD A SPECIAL HEARING TO REMOVE OR SUSPEND A COUNCIL MEMBER OR MAYOR; ADD TO SECTION 2.08 (e) (2) AND (3) FILLING VACANCIES THAT CITY COUNCIL CAN REVOKE AND RESTORE SUSPENDED COUNCIL MEMBER OR MAYOR WHO IS ACQUITTED OR FOUND NOT GUILTY; CHANGE SECTION (d) to (f); PROVIDING BALLOT LANGUAGE; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

 


Ordinance No. O-21-10

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SEBASTIAN, INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, FLORIDA, SCHEDULING AN ELECTION TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2021, FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUBMITTING TO THE ELECTORS OF THE CITY OF SEBASTIAN, THE QUESTION OF WHETHER OR NOT TO AMEND SECTION 2.12 - PROCEDURE (a) MEETING OF THE CITY CHARTER TO LIMIT A SPECIAL MEETING TO ONE (1) TOPIC AND REQUIRE REASONABLE NOTICE; PROVIDING BALLOT LANGUAGE; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

 


Ordinance No. O-21-11

 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SEBASTIAN, INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, FLORIDA, SCHEDULING AN ELECTION TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2021, FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUBMITTING TO THE ELECTORS OF THE CITY OF SEBASTIAN, THE QUESTION OF WHETHER OR NOT TO AMEND SECTION 4.02 (b) - FILING OF CANDIDATE’S OATH; FEE OF THE CITY CHARTER TO CHANGE THE DAYS A CANDIDATE   HAS TO QUALIFY FOR ELECTION TO AT LEAST EIGHTY-ONE (81) DAYS, BUT NO MORE THAN NINETY-SIX (96) DAYS, PRIOR TO THE DAY OF THE ELECTION; PROVIDING BALLOT LANGUAGE; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.


Ordinance No. O-21-12

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SEBASTIAN, INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, FLORIDA, SCHEDULING AN ELECTION TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2021, FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUBMITTING TO THE ELECTORS OF THE CITY OF SEBASTIAN, THE QUESTION OF WHETHER OR NOT TO AMEND SECTION 4.12 (b) – ELECTION PROCEDURES; TIE VOTE TO INCLUDE THE LANGUAGE FOR THE OUTCOME OF A TIE VOTE SHALL BE IN ACCORDANCE WITH FLORIDA LAW; PROVIDING BALLOT LANGUAGE; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.


Ordinance No. O-21-13

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SEBASTIAN, INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, FLORIDA, SCHEDULING AN ELECTION TO BE HELD ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2021, FOR THE PURPOSE OF SUBMITTING TO THE ELECTORS OF THE CITY OF SEBASTIAN, THE QUESTION OF WHETHER OR NOT TO AMEND SECTION 4.14 - INTERIM GOVERNMENT OF THE CITY CHARTER TO CLARIFY WHAT TO DO WHEN THERE IS NOT A MAJORITY OF CITY COUNCIL AVAILABLE TO SERVE AND TAKE ACTION EITHER THROUGH DEATH, RESIGNATION, SUSPENSION OR REMOVAL FROM OFFICE; PROVIDING BALLOT LANGUAGE; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

At the conclusion of this meeting, the City Council may instruct the City Clerk to place the proposed amendments on the November 2, 2021 ballot.  Interested parties may inspect the proposed ordinances in the Office of the City Clerk at City Hall and may appear at the hearing and be heard with respect to the proposed Ordinances.

 

Any person who may wish to appeal any decision which may be made by the City Council at this hearing will need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal will be based.  (F.S. 286.0105)

 

In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), anyone who needs a special accommodation for this meeting should contact the City’s ADA Coordinator at (772) 388-8226 at least 48 hours in advance of the meeting.

 

 

 

 


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