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Council Meeting Minutes - February 17, 2015

MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE

REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING

The Miami Shores Village Council held their regularly scheduled Council Meeting on Tuesday, February 17, 2015 in the Council Chambers of Village Hall. The meeting was called to order at 7:30 PM with the following individuals present:

PRESENT:                        Herta Holly                                                    ABSENT:              Jesse Walters

                                           Hunt Davis                                                                                 Jim McCoy

                                           Ivonne Ledesma

ALSO PRESENT:             Tom Benton, Village Manager

                                           Barbara Estep, Village Clerk

                                           Richard Sarafan, Village Attorney

PUBLIC INPUT:              No one present wished to speak on items appearing on the agenda.

CONSIDERATIONS

             

1)           VILLAGE CLERK                                                                                   Barbara A. Estep

  1. APPROVAL OF THE FEBRUARY 3, 2015 COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES.

Councilman Davis moved approval of the February 3, 2015 Council Meeting Minutes as submitted. Councilwoman Ledesma seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

2)           CHARTER SCHOOL

  1. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION REGARDING DOCTORS CHARTER SCHOOL REQUEST TO ALLOW PORTABLE CLASSROOM ON CAMPUS.

Doctors Charter School Executive Director, Nick Dorn, advised the Council on the School’s request to place two portable units on the campus. Mr. Dorn indicated that one unit would be used as a changing/locker room area for the physical education classes and the second unit will be used as a computer based testing center. Village Attorney, Richard Sarafan, confirmed that the request does not involve an amendment to the School’s charter and does not exceed the School Board’s spending authority.   In response to questions posed by the Council, Mr. Dorn indicated that there has not been a determination made as to whether or not the portables would be purchased or leased nor the exact location for placement of the portables. Mr. Dorn stated that the next step in the approval process is at the County School Board. Subsequent to these discussions, Councilman Davis moved approval of the request to locate two portable classroom units on the Doctors Charter School campus. Councilwoman Ledesma seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

3)           VILLAGE MANAGER                                                                            Tom Benton

  1. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION REGARDING APPROVAL TO PURCHASE ADDITIONAL STOP/STREET SIGNS FOR INSTALLATION THROUGHOUT THE VILLAGE.

Mr. Benton provided the Council with information regarding the street sign project which began a number of years ago and the request to continue the project by allowing him to exceed his purchasing threshold and contract with the supplier up to the total amount budgeted for the project in this fiscal year’s Capital Improvement Project budget. Councilman Davis moved approval of the Manager’s request. Councilwoman Ledesma seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion. Councilwoman Ledesma asked for specific information regarding the number and cost of signs. Mr. Benton will be providing Councilwoman Ledesma with the information when it is available.

4)           ANNOUNCEMENTS

Ms. Estep read the announcements.

5)         PUBLIC COMMENTS

Ellen Bonet         Ms. Bonet thanked the Council for their attendance at the Charter School’s recent fundraiser and announced upcoming events for the School.

Alice Burch         Ms. Burch congratulated Dennis Kleinman on being named Citizen of the Year.

6)         COUNCIL COMMENTS

Ivonne Ledesma                Councilwoman Ledesma congratulated Dennis Kleinman on his Citizen of the Year award. Councilwoman Ledesma also spoke of the upcoming Bark-Off event and the Library’s fundraising efforts.

Hunt Davis                        Councilman Davis also offered his congratulations to Dennis Kleinman. Councilman Davis spoke of the upcoming Mobility Study meeting and Unity Day.

Herta Holly                        Mayor Holly spoke of the Community Learning Partnership program for area teachers and Commissioner Sally Heyman sponsored spay/neuter program. Mayor Holly also congratulated Dennis Kleinman.

7)         ADJOURNMENT

The Tuesday, February 17, 2015 Council Meeting was adjourned at 8:02 PM.

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                                                                                                     Herta Holly, Mayor

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Barbara A. Estep, MMC

Village Clerk