City of St. Petersburg


Meeting of August 25, 2011 – 9:15 A.M.

City Hall, Room 100


Members and Alternates:      Councilmembers Leslie Curran, William “Bill” Dudley, Karl Nurse,

                                      Herb Polson, Steve Kornell (alternate)


Support Staff:           Evan Mory, primary staff support; Chan Srinivasa, backup staff support



A.           Call to Order

B.           Approval of Agenda

C.           Approval of Minutes

1.      Minutes of July 21, 2011

D.           New Business

1.      Sign Related Items - Referred by Council

a.             Review of Sign Ordinance including digital message boards -Discussion by David Goodwin, Director of Planning & Economic Development, Rob Gerdes, Planner II and Phil Lazzara, Zoning Official

b.            Review of Blueways Signs and required Ordinance Changes - Discussion by Joe Kubicki, Director of Transportation & Parking Management and Erica Smith, Assistant City Attorney

2.      Proposal to Allow "Pedibus" Operation in Portions of Downtown - Referred by Councilmember Nurse, discussion by Joe Kubicki, Director of Transportation & Parking Management and Kimberly Proano, Assistant City Attorney

E.            Continued/Deferred Business

F.            Next Meeting - September 15, 2011

1.      QR Codes for use on Historic Sites & Points of Interest Signage - Referred by Councilmember Newton, Discussion by Beth Herendeen, Director of Marketing & Communications and David Goodwin, Director of Planning & Economic Development

2.      Noise and Soft Letter Follow-up - Referred by Councilmember Polson, discussion by Susie Ajoc, Neighborhood Partnership Director and Mark Winn, Chief Assistant City Attorney

G.           Adjournment

1.      New Referrals/Brief Discussion

2.      Referral List (attached)