OCTOBER 24, 2023

Opening Prayer with Pastor James Barker of Holy Hills Baptist Church.


Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.


Roll Call and Approval of Minutes for the October 10, 2023 Commission Meeting.


Additions, Deletions and Modifications.


Mayor's Report


Proclamation for National Adoption Day.


Audience Participation (Limited to items on the agenda, remarks are limited to three (3) minutes).


City Attorney


Approval of Unified Land Development Code (ULDC) amendment to Special Treatment Zones and Overlays; Creating the Bayfront Downtown Specialty Center and first reading of Ordinance 3180. (Public Hearing)


First Reading of Ordinance 3181 Commercial Megacycle. (Public Hearing)


Approval of Resolution No. 20231024.5 ratifying and approving the West Beach Drive Grant Time Extension.


Request to schedule an Executive Session pursuant to s.286.011(8), F.S. to discuss and receive advice regarding Gold Nugget Inc., v. City of Panama City Florida Fourteenth Judicial Circuit, Bay County, Case No. 21-001122CA and Bambi’s Doll House, Inc., v. City of Panama City Florida Fourteenth Judicial Circuit, Bay County, Case No. 23-001154CA


Reminder of the next procedural steps in the City Manager selection process.


Unfinished Business


Second and Final Public Hearing on Ordinance 3174, an ordinance amending the Zoning Map of the City to reflect a zoning designation of General Commercial-2, GC-2, for a property located at 3910 W 23rd Court.


Consent Agenda


Bay County Chamber of Commerce Coast Guard Ceremony, October 26, 2023, from 1 p.m.- 3 p.m. at the Panama City Marina T-Dock. This event is organized by the Bay County Chamber of Commerce.


Trunk or Treat, October 28, 2023, from 4 p.m.- 7 p.m. at the Panama City Marina. This event is organized by the Quality of Life Dept.


Downtown After Dark, November 2, 2023, from 5:30 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. at Destination Panama City. This event is organized by Destination Panama City.


Consideration to enter a new five-year contract with Flock Safety for the City of Panama City’s License Plate Readers. The cost for the current cameras is $157,500.00 annually.


​Consideration to approve Engineering Task Order Amendment No.4 for construction engineering and inspection (CEI) services for SRF Project Cherry St Phase 1 & 2 Improvements in the amount of $197,050.00.​


Consideration of approval of Task Order Amendment No. 3 in the amount of $13,210.00 for additional CEI services with Panhandle Engineering, Inc for the design of the Snug Harbor Boat Launch Facility.


City Manager


Consideration to approve Budget Amendment Resolution No. 20231024.1 to accept funds from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement Fiscal Year 2023-2024 State Assistance for Fentanyl Eradication (SAFE) grant, totaling up to $92,540.00 in reimbursable expenditures.


Consideration to approve Budget Amendment Resolution No. 20231024.2 to accept and expend funds from the Fiscal Year 2023 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant in the amount of $23,542.00.


Consideration to approve Budget Amendment Resolution No. 20231024.3 to accept and expend funds from the Fiscal Year 2023 Patrick Leahy Bulletproof Vest Partnership program in the amount of $13,440.00, as a 50% reimbursement for each eligible vest purchased.


Consideration of approval of Budget Amendment Resolution No. 20231024.4 to increase the Marina Fund budget by $100,000 to provide funding for the consulting contract with GAI Consultants, LLC. to review proposals received by the City for the construction and management of the St. Andrews Marina.


Approval of the Panama City Centre Final Subdivision Plat.


Consideration of approval to consolidate and transfer funding from twenty (20) Hurricane Michael FEMA projects to four (4) Hurricane Michael FEMA projects.


Audience Participation (Open to any issue related to City of Panama City's authority, remarks are limited to three (3) minutes).



In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 286.26, Florida Statutes, persons with disabilities needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the City's Human Resources Department by 5 pm on the Friday prior to the proceeding at telephone (850) 872-3014 for assistance; if hearing impaired, telephone (850) 872-3028 (TDD) for assistance. If a person decides to appeal any decision by the City Commission with respect to any matter considered at this meeting, 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 proceeding is made, which record needs to include the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. (286.015) The Agenda and supporting documentation is available on the City's website on Monday afternoon preceding the regularly scheduled Tuesday City Commission meeting.