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The Board of Commissioners typically meets on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m.  Special Sessions and Work Sessions are scheduled as needed.  The agenda for upcoming meetings is posted below on the Friday afternoon prior to the scheduled meeting.  A list of future scheduled meetings appears below or click here for a tentative 2021 Public Hearing Schedule

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Regular Session Agenda Tuesday, September 14 2021 RS

6:30 PM – City Hall Auditorium







  1. Satisfaction and Release of Liens
  2. Attorney’s Fees: Trask Daigneault LLP Invoice September 1, 2021
  3. Award File No. 210204-N-AS Enterprise License Agreement and Geographic Information System Software
  4. Award File No. 210189-C-AM Utilizing City of Temple Terrace Contract No. 21-009, Continuing Contract for Miscellaneous Concrete Flat Work, for the 2021 Sidewalk Improvement Program
  5. Approve Change Order No. 1 to Bid No. 200167-B-JL Mango Street Stormwater Roadway Improvements


  1. Renew Property – Casualty and Workers’ Compensation Insurance
  2. Increase File RFQ No. 210032-S-JL Engineering Services, Utilities
  3. Review Bathymetric Survey and Local Navigational Chart
  4. Solid Waste and Recyclable Material Collection Services
    A. Extend File No. 160102-B-JJ Solid Waste and Recycling Services
    B. Approve Request for Proposal Re-Bid File No. 220003-P-JL Solid Waste and Recycling Services Solicitation
  5. Appointments to the Parks and Recreation Advisory Board
  6. Appointments to the Sustainability Committee
  7. Approve Contract with Trask Diagneault, LLP, for City Attorney Services (Revised)

ORDINANCES: (Public Hearings Begin at 7:30 pm)

  1. Application 21-22 41680 U.S. Highway 19 (Deferred from August 10, 2021)
    A. Ordinance 2021-05 Future Land Use Amendment (2nd Reading)
    B. Ordinance 2021-04 Zoning Atlas Amendment (2nd Reading)
  2. Application 21-34 South Disston Avenue(Deferred From August 10, 2021)
    A. Ordinance 2021-07 Future Land Use Amendment (2nd Reading)
    B. Ordinance 2021-06 Zoning Atlas Amendment (2nd Reading)
  3. Special Area Plan and SmartCode Amendments
    A. Ordinance 2021-09 Special Area Plan Amendments (2nd Reading)
    B. Ordinance 2021-10 SmartCode Amendments (2nd Reading)

RESOLUTIONS: (Public Hearings Continued)

  1. Resolution 2021-50 Application 21-82 Final Planned Development for North Lake Estates (Revised)
  2. Resolution 2021-51 Additional Salary Adjustments for Fiscal Year 2022








addendum to special consent items:

  1. Identification of Strategic Planning Stakeholders (Revised)


2021 Meeting Dates
All Meetings are at 6:30 PM at City Hall unless otherwise noted

January 7, 2021 (6:00 PM) Continuation of December 15, 2020 Regular Session
January 12, 2021 Regular Session and CRA
January 15, 2021 (3:00 PM) Continuation of December 15, 2020 Regular Session
January 26, 2021 Regular Session and CRA
February 2, 2021 Special Session / Town Hall Meeting on Homeless Issues
February 9, 2021 Regular Session
February 23, 2021 CRA and Regular Session
March 4, 2021 Work Session
March 9 2021 Regular Session and CRA
March 23 2021 Regular Session and CRA
April 6, 2021 Special Session
April 13 2021 – April 6 2021 Special Session – Continuation
April 13 2021 Regular Session
April 27 2021 Special and Regular Session
May 11 2021 Regular Session
May 25 2021 Regular Session
June 1 2021 Work Session
June 8 2021 Regular Session
June 22 2021 Regular Session
July 1 2021 Executive Session (3 pm City Hall 2nd Floor Conf. Rm.)
July 13 2021 Regular Session
July 15 2021 Special Session
July 17, 2021 Work Session (2-5pm @ SPC Tarpon Springs Campus)
July 27 2021 Regular Session
August 10 2021 Regular Session
August 24 2021 Regular Session
September 14 2021 Regular Session
September 28, 2021 Regular Session
October 12, 2021 Regular Session
October 26, 2021 Regular Session
November 2, 2021 Special Session
November 9, 2021 Regular Session
November 16, 2021 Regular Session
December 7, 2021 Regular Session
December 14, 2021 Regular Session

FY 2022 Budget Adoption Schedule

Tuesday, July 20, 2021 First Budget Work Session
Thursday, July 29, 2021 Second Budget Work Session
Monday, August 9, 2021 Third Budget Works Session
Tuesday, September 7, 2021 First Public Hearing
Wednesday, September 15, 2021 Second Public Hearing

Rules and Procedures for Commission Meetings

Work Sessions:
Work sessions are intended to provide opportunities for Commissioners to study issues, gather and analyze information and clarify questions. No votes are conducted during work sessions. These sessions are open to the public but are not the appropriate forum for public comment.

Public Comment:
No speaker shall have the right to address the Board of Commissioners for more than four (4) minutes on any particular item. Members of the public present at the meeting may donate their time to a speaker to extend the speaker’s time but such donation shall forfeit the donor’s right to speak. The speaker shall identify the persons who have donated their speaking time. Each donation shall extend the speaker’s time an additional two (2) minutes. In no event shall the speaker’s time be extended beyond ten (10) minutes of total speaking time. Any deviation from this rule must be approved by the consensus of a majority of the Board, but no vote need to be taken to waive this requirement. Each person addressing the City Commission as a body, and not to any member thereof. All speakers, including City Commissioners, shall be recognized by the Mayor. No person, other than members of the City Commission and the person having the floor shall be permitted to enter into any discussion, either directly or through members of the City Commission, No questions shall be asked to individual Commission members, except through the Mayor. Any person making a personal, impertinent or slanderous remarks, or who shall become boisterous while addressing the City Commission may be requested to leave the meeting and may forthwith be barred from further audience at the meeting.

Preservation of Order:
The Mayor shall preserve order and decorum, and shall prevent attacks on personalities of impugning of motives of particular members, and shall prevent digression from the question under discussion. The Mayor shall ensure that no boisterous conduct, such as cheering, clapping, or the like shall be permitted during debate. The Chief of Police or his or her designate shall be the sergeant-at-arms of the City Commission.

Appeals and Record of Proceedings:
If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board of Commissioners with respect to any matter considered at this meeting, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and that for such purpose, he or she may need to ensure a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. The City of Tarpon Springs does not furnish verbatim transcripts. Interested parties should make necessary arrangements for the verbatim transcript in advance.

Accommodations for Persons with Disabilities:
Any person with a disability requiring reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this meeting should call (727) 938-3711 or fax a written request to (727) 937-8199.