Ocoee Commission considers safety upgrades to gated communities
| 10:00 p.m. February 3, 2015
West Orange Times & Observer
OCOEE — The Ocoee City Commission held the first reading of an ordinance Feb. 3, which would amend the city’s code pertaining to access provisions for gated communities.
This proposed ordinance would ensure new subdivisions and current subdivisions with emergency vehicle access systems that those systems would be up to date and meet the best standards in new development, within the field of emergency vehicle access.
The second reading and public hearing for this ordinance are scheduled for the next regular commission meeting, 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17.
In its unanimously passed consent agenda, the commission approved fuel-monitioring system upgrades, reappointments to the Planning and Zoning Commission, reappointments to the Community Grant Review Board and an increased project budget to implement “needed equipment purchases and installation services to upgrade the City Commission Chambers broadcast system.
- Mayor S. Scott Vandergrift issued proclamations in recognition and commemoration of Black History Month in February and Crossing Guard Appreciation Week Feb. 6-13.
- Fire Lt. James Kelly Ocoee Professional Fire Fighters Local 3623 presented a check of $3,250 to BASE Camp Children’s Cancer Foundation.
- Jack Vinson presented trophies to 2014 Ocoee Tennis Players of the Year Madison Fitch of Dr. Phillips High School and Luke Lence of Ocoee High School.