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Miami Shores Village Council Meeting Minutes June 4, 2013

 

MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE

REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING

 

 

The Miami Shores Village Council held their regularly scheduled Council Meeting on Tuesday, June 5, 2013 in the Council Chambers of Village Hall. The meeting was called to order at 7:30 PM with the following individuals in attendance:

 

PRESENT:                        Herta Holly

                                           Jesse Walters

                                           Hunt Davis

                                           Ivonne Ledesma

                                           Jim McCoy

 

ALSO PRESENT:            Tom Benton, Village Manager

                                           Barbara Estep, Village Clerk

                                           Richard Sarafan, Village Attorney

 

CONSIDERATIONS

 

  1. 1)VILLAGE CLERK Barbara A. Estep

 

  1. A)APPROVAL OF THE MAY 21, 2013 COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES.

 

Councilman Davis moved approval of the May 21, 2013 Council Meeting Minutes as submitted. Councilwoman Ledesma seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

2)           PUBLIC WORKS                                                                      Scott Davis

 

A) REQUEST APPROVAL OF THE NEGOTIATED FEE OF $162,000, FOR TY LIN/HJ ROSS FOR DESIGN CRITERIA SERVICES WITH RESPECT TO THE DOWNTOWN SANITARY SEWER LINE AND WATER MAIN UPGRADE PROJECT.

 

Public Works Director, Scott Davis, summarized the selection process and the negotiations which occurred between the Village and TY Lin representatives, indicating that the proposed negotiated fee is $162,000. Councilman McCoy moved to approve, subject to a review of the contract by Mr. Sarafan, the negotiated fee of $162,000 to TY Lin for design services. Councilman Davis seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

3)           VILLAGE COUNCIL                                                                Mayor Herta Holly

 

A) DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION REGARDING REDUCING THE SPEED LIMIT ON VILLAGE ROADWAYS FROM 30 MPH TO 25 MPH.

 

Mayor Holly outlined her request to have staff investigate the possibility of reducing the speed limit to 25 MPH on Village roadways. Mayor Holly indicated that she heard concerns from many people during the campaign and that with the current trend to walk and bike more throughout the Village, lowering the speed limit would help to ensure the safety and security of our residents. Councilman Davis spoke of the possible problem with enforcing a lower speed limit and that there may be some confusion regarding the different speeds allowed on different roadways. Councilman McCoy agrees in principal to the concept and looks forward to receiving the Staff report. Mayor Holly then moved to direct staff to investigate reducing the speed limit and report back to the Council. Councilman McCoy seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

4)           ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Ms. Estep read the announcements into the record.

 

5)             PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

Ellen Bonet                       Ms. Bonet spoke of the two Charter School Board seats selected by the respective PTSA’s.

 

Patrice Gillespie-Smith    Ms. Gillespie-Smith expressed her support of lowering the speed limit.

 

Charlie Smith                    The son of Patrice Gillespie-Smith, Charlie, also spoke of slowing traffic.

 

6)             COUNCIL COMMENTS

 

Ivonne Ledesma               Councilwoman Ledesma acknowledged the Mayor’s initiative to lower the speed limits.

 

Jesse Walters                     No Comment

 

Jim McCoy                       Councilman McCoy thanked Charlie for coming out with his mom, and spoke of the Memorial Day event.

 

Hunt Davis                        No Comment

 

Herta Holly                       Mayor Holly reminded everyone that the rain helps the gardens and the trees that are in bloom.

 

7)             ADJOURNMENT

 

The June 4, 2013 Council Meeting was adjourned at 7:46 PM.

 

 

 

                                                                                                                   _______________________

                                                                                                                   Herta Holly, Mayor

 

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Barbara A. Estep, MMC

Village Clerk