Upcoming October 18, 2022 Regular City Council Meeting

Mount Dora City Council

Mount Dora City Hall Board Room

510 North Baker Street

Mount Dora, Florida 32757

October 18, 2022, 6:00 PM


1. National Animation Day Proclamation Presented to Steamroller Animation

2. Florida City Government Week Essay Contest Winners

3. City of Mount Dora Fun Fact


1. Historic Preservation Board, District 5


1. Request Approval of Agreement between the State of Florida and the City of Mount Dora for the Simpson Farmhouse Project. On June 1, 2021, staff submitted a grant for restoration of the Simpson Farmhouse on the library's campus (ATTACHMENT #1) to the Florida Department of State (DOS), Division of Historical Resources in the Historic Preservation Grants Program. A $50,000 request was made to restore the 1905 farmhouse's windows, doors, kitchen, bathroom, walls and floors, with 100% matching required.

2. Request Approval of Meeting Minutes

-September 20, 2022 City Council Regular Session

-September 27, 2022 City Council Special Session

-October 4, 2022 City Council Regular Session


1. Request Approval of Task Authorization/GMP (Guaranteed Maximum Price) for City Hall Roof Replacement (Faden). For the past several years, the Building Maintenance Division has responded to an increased number of repair requests concerning the City Hall roof.  Staff indicates the roof is approximately 15 years old and has reached the end of its useful life.  Due to its age and state of repair, the division budgeted to replace the City Hall roof during the current fiscal year.  Staff have engaged city-wide CMAR contractor Faden Builders to complete the work.  Their proposal includes a guaranteed maximum price (GMP) of $206,693.79.

2. Request Approval of Task Authorization/Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) for Simpson Farmhouse Restoration (Faden). Staff is seeking approval of the Task Authorization/Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) with Faden Builders in the amount of $94,197.79 for the windows, doors and restroom portion of this project, which includes a $8,563.44 contingency allotment. This proposal does not include any lead or asbestos abatement and assumes that all existing window and door stud framing is in good condition. The DOS allows for amendments to the estimated project budget, in case additional deficits are uncovered during construction.

3. Request City Council Direction Regarding City Facilities for Fire, Electric, Public Works, Water/Wastewater and Parks & Recreation. This is a request for City Council to review various options for City facilities (Fire, Electric, Public Works, Water/Wastewater, Parks & Recreation) and provide direction to Staff.


1. Request Approval of Final Reading and Adoption of Ordinance No. 2022-14, Final PUD Master Plan for Vedder Holsters. The applicant's proposal is to create a Planned Unit Development (PUD) for Vedder Holsters for a new office, manufacturing, and warehouse facility. The site is located north of Lincoln Avenue and west of U.S. Highway 441 (west of the Hallmark Nameplate facility). This Final PUD Master Plan is being processed in concert with Small-Scale Future Land Use Amendments. The applicant's master plan tailors the site design, parking, building location, and uses specific to the Vedder Holsters. The project is planned for construction in two phases.

2. Request Adoption of Resolution No. 2022-67, Adjustment of the Electric Base Rate and Power Cost Charge. This is a request for City Council to approve Resolution No. 2022-67, adjustment of the electric base rate and Power Cost Charge where the net effect of the rate adjustments will be a slight reduction in customer electric bills. The electric rate adjustments will become effective on utility bills generated on and after November 1, 2022.

3. Request Approval of First Reading of Ordinance No. 2022-26, Amending City of Mount Dora Code of Ordinances, Chapter 2, Article VIII, Boards and Commissions, Division 1, Generally. On July 5, 2022, councilmembers agreed upon certain membership standards that would apply to all boards and commissions created by City Council appointment as described in the City's Code of Ordinances. Ordinance No. 2022-26 is the first step in formally establishing this uniformity regarding board and commission membership, revising Chapter 2, Article VIII, Division 1, in the City's Code of Ordinances, which contains general information applicable to all city-appointed boards and commissions.


1. Lobbyist Update


1. City Manager Evaluation - This is an opportunity for councilmembers to begin the process for the annual City Manager Evaluation.


• November 1, 2022, 6:00 PM, Regular Session

• November 15, 2022, 6:00 PM, Regular Session

• December 6, 2022, 6:00 PM, Regular Session

• December 20, 2022, 6:00 PM, Regular Session


Thank you for keeping up with what’s happening at City Hall. Should you have any questions at all feel free to reach out to me or any members of your City Council.

Crissy Stile

Mayor, City of Mount Dora