City Manager’s Report June 8, 2015 Below are issues of interest to the Commission and community that are currently being worked on by staff, but do not currently require action on the Commission agenda. These items are being tracked to provide the Commission and community the most up to date information regarding the status of the various issues. The City Manager will be happy to answer questions or provide additional updates at the meeting. issue update date Grant funds agreement received, are being reviewed and negotiated. Engineering cost estimates indicate that the project can be completed within FDOT’s available funding. Contracts among Duke, the City, and FDOT in final draft form. Pastor John Phillips continues pursuing licensing for the day care and school through DCF and obtaining required certifications for staff. Exterior construction and landscaping complete. Agreement to be executed by June 2015. Railroad crossing update Grade crossing repairs included in a CIP managed by FDOT. Contracts to be awarded by August 2015. Future tree plantings FY 2015 to date – 220 trees planted. Street tree inventory has started. MLK (Rollins) Restroom Plans complete. Rollins will be contracting. Project in for permitting. Contractor anticipated to break ground by end of June. Construction will take approximately (four) 4 months. Historic Preservation Ordinance Draft approved by the Historic Preservation Board. Work session scheduled for June 17 at 9:00 a.m. to review with citizens group. To be determined based on work session outcome. Underground electric Refinement/update of policies re: undergrounding of overhead electric service wires TBD – June 2015 Lake Lillian Restoration This project is underway at Mead Botanical Garden. Pond excavation is complete and boardwalk replacement and planting will be complete by end of June. Visioning Steering Committee Meeting scheduled for June 9 at 3:00 p.m. in Community Center. On-going activities. Quiet Zones Fairbanks electric transmission and distribution undergrounding New Hope Baptist Church Project Completed. On June 8 agenda. Approved Conditional Use will expire in September 2015. Once projects have been resolved, they will remain on the list for one additional meeting to share the resolution with the public and then be removed.
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