August 9, 2012
A. Meeting Called to Order and Roll Call.
Invocation and Pledge to the Flag of the United States of America.
B. Approval of Agenda with Additions and Deletions.
C. Awards and Presentations
1. An Attorney-Client closed session, pursuant to Florida Statute 286.011(8), will be held at 3:30 p.m. or soon thereafter, in conjunction with the lawsuit styled Anthony Catron, et al vs. City of St. Petersburg Case No. 8:09CV923-T-17EAJ.
2. Executive Action: Ordinance 38-H designating an Event Zone for 2012 Republican National Convention, providing for a parade route and public viewing area for the opening event and prohibiting the carrying of certain items and the performance of certain activities during the Convention.
4. Announcement of an attorney-client session to be held on Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 2:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the same may be heard, pursuant to Florida Statute 286.011(8), in conjunction with the lawsuit styled City of St. Petersburg v. Wells Fargo, etc., et al (formerly Wachovia Bank) Case No. 8:10-CV-693-T30-TBM.
On Thursday, August 9, 2012 a regular meeting of City Council will be held at 3:30 p.m. in City Council Chambers at 175 - 5th Street North, St. Petersburg, Florida. At 3:30 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the same may begin, an attorney-client closed session, pursuant to Florida Statute 286.011(8), will be held in conjunction with the lawsuit styled Anthony Catron, et al vs. City of St. Petersburg Case No. 8:09CV923-T-17EAJ. Any or all of the following persons will be attending: Leslie Curran, Chair, Wengay "Newt" Newton, Vice Chair, Charles Gerdes, Jim Kennedy, Bill Dudley, Steve Kornell, Karl Nurse, Jeff Danner;; Mayor Bill Foster; John C. Wolfe, City Attorney; Mark A. Winn, Chief Assistant City Attorney; Joseph Patner, Assistant City Attorney and Jane Wallace, Assistant City Attorney. After the commencement of the closed session only those persons described above, together with a certified court reporter, will be allowed to be present. The subject matter of the meeting shall be confined to settlement negotiations and/or strategy related to litigation expenditures. At the conclusion of the session the meeting will be re-opened and the closed session will be terminated.