City of Deltona  
2345 Providence Blvd.  
Deltona, FL 32725  
Special City Commission Meeting  
Mayor Avila  
Vice Mayor JodyLee  
Commissioner Avila-Vazquez  
Commissioner Colwell  
Commissioner Heriot  
Commissioner McCool  
Commissioner Shimkus  
Thursday, May 2, 2024  
5:30 PM  
Deltona Commission Chambers  
REVISED 05/02/2024  
DECORUM POLICY: The City of Deltona has a significant interest in conducting  
orderly and efficient public meetings, which includes preventing disruption,  
promoting civility, and preserving decorum. To that end, behavior which disrupts  
or impedes the efficient and orderly conduct of any public meeting, as  
determined by the Mayor, or presiding officer, or a majority of the City  
Commission, is not permitted. The Mayor, or presiding officer, or a majority of  
the City Commission, may interrupt, warn, or terminate a speaker’s statement  
when that statement is too lengthy, personally directed, abusive, obscene,  
irrelevant, or otherwise reasonably perceived to be a disruption to the fair and  
orderly progress of the discussion at hand. The Mayor, or presiding officer, or a  
majority of the City Commission, may also interrupt any part of the meeting to  
warn any individual that they are being disruptive or otherwise impeding the  
efficient and orderly conduct of the meeting. The Mayor, or presiding officer, or a  
majority of the City Commission, may require any individual to leave a public  
meeting for its duration if that individual is unable to observe this Policy after  
being warned. Should an individual be required to leave a meeting for violating  
this Policy, that person shall be escorted from Commission Chambers by a  
Volusia Sheriff’s Deputy.  
4. PUBLIC FORUM: Public comments shall be limited to items on the agenda  
and shall not exceed four minutes. Please be courteous and respectful of the  
views of others. Personal attacks on Commission members, City staff or  
members of the public are not allowed, and will be ruled out of order by the  
At the Special Commission Meeting held on April 29, 2024, the City  
Commission discussed changes to the contract and requested that  
Commissioner Heriot assist in further negotiating the contract.  
At the Regular Commission Meeting held on April 15, 2024, the City  
Commission made a motion to hire Mr. Dale “Doc” Dougherty and to  
have the City Attorney and Human Resources Director negotiate a  
NOTE: If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the City Commission  
with respect to any matter considered at this meeting or hearing, he/she will need a  
record of the proceedings, and for such purpose he/she may need to ensure that a  
verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony  
and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based (F.S. 286.0105).  
Individuals with disabilities needing assistance to participate in any of these  
proceedings should contact the City Manager in writing at or to Deltona City Hall, 2345 Providence Blvd.,  
Deltona, FL 32725 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting at which the person  
wishes to attend. The City is not permitted to provide the use of human physical  
assistance to physically handicapped persons in lieu of the construction or use of  
ramps or other mechanical devices in order to comply with Florida law. If proper  
accommodations for handicapped access cannot be made at a particular public  
meeting venue pursuant to a timely written request under Section 286.26 F.S., the  
City Manager shall change the venue of that meeting to a location where those  
accommodations can be provided.