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January 17, 2013

3:00 PM


A.       Meeting Called to Order and Roll Call.

B.       Approval of Agenda with Additions and Deletions.

C.       Awards and Presentations

1.      Proclamation of Appreciation for Tom White Painting, Inc. and Scott Paint Company for cleaning and repainting City Hall at no cost to the City.

2.      weeREAD Early Literacy Program Presentation.

3.      Presentation recognizing Jillian Munoz, First Job Corps Graduate to graduate Magna Cum Laud from St. Petersburg College.

4.      CASA's Training Video Presentation by Tuesdi Dyer.

D.       Correspondence


NOTE:  Only the person who has written the letter, or an authorized representative, will be permitted to speak in connection with an item of correspondence.  The person speaking will be given three minutes ONLY to state the request.  In some instances and at the discretion of City Council, more than three minutes speaking time will be granted.

E.       Legal

1.      An Attorney-Client Session, to be heard at 3:30 p.m., or soon thereafter, pursuant to Florida Statute 286.011(8), in conjunction with the lawsuit styled 15,652 Petitioners and Kathleen Ford v. City Council, etc. Case No. 12-10312CI-19. 

F.       Adjournment

1.      On Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 3:30 p.m. or as soon thereafter as the same may be heard, an attorney-client session, pursuant to Florida Statute 286.011(8), will be held in conjunction with the lawsuit styled 15,652 Petitioners and Kathleen Ford v. City Council, etc. Case No. 12-10312CI-19.  Any or all of the following persons will be attending:  Karl Nurse, Chair, Bill Dudley, Vice Chair, Leslie Curran, Wengay “Newt” Newton, Charles Gerdes, James Kennedy, Steve Kornell; Jeff Danner; Mayor Bill Foster; Mark A. Winn, Chief Assistant City Attorney, Joseph P. Patner, Assistant City Attorney, Jane Wallace, Assistant City Attorney, Jacqueline Kovilaritch, Assistant City Attorney and Macall Dyer, Assistant City Attorney.  The session will commence in City Council Chambers, 175 Fifth Street North, St. Petersburg, Florida.  After the commencement of the session at the public meeting, the session will be closed and 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 session will be terminated.