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MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING February 7, 2012

The Miami Shores Village Council held their regularly scheduled Council Meeting on Tuesday, February 7, 2012 in the Council Chambers of Village Hall.  The Meeting was called to order at 7:03 PM with the following individuals present:


PRESENT:

 

 

 

Jim McCoy

Hunt Davis

Al Davis

Steve Loffredo

Jesse Walters

ALSO PRESENT:

Tom Benton, Village Manager

Barbara Estep, Village Clerk

Richard Sarafan, Village Attorney

CONSIDERATIONS

             

1)           VILLAGE CLERK                                                                                   Barbara A. Estep

 

A)    APPROVAL OF THE JANUARY 17, 2012 COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES.

 

Councilman Walters requested an amendment to his Council Comment statement which was noted by Ms. Estep.  Mr. Loffredo moved to approve the January 17, 2012 minutes as amended.  Councilman Walters seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

B)    DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION REGARDING THE ALTERNATIVE ROOFING MATERIALS ORDINANCES.

 

Ms. Estep and Mr. Benton provided information regarding the two ordinances which are scheduled to sunset at the end of February.  The Administration is looking for direction as to whether or not the Council would like to have either ordinance re-enacted.  Individual Council Members expressed their opinions on the ordinances relating to metal roof materials, as well as the metal/tile combination roof, known as the hybrid roof system.  Vice Mayor Davis introduced the possibility of allowing for solar panels to be installed between the tile rows on the hybrid system which was also discussed at length.  At the conclusion of the Council’s discussion, the following motions were made:

 

Councilman Davis moved to have the ordinance which conditionally provides that metal roofs are an acceptable roofing material; deleting the sunset provision, brought back before the Council for consideration of re-enactment.  Vice Mayor Davis seconded the motion and the vote was 3 to 2 with Councilman Loffredo and Councilman Walters voting against the motion.

 

Councilman Loffredo moved to have the ordinance providing for hybrid roof system installations; deleting the sunset provision, brought back before the Council for consideration of re-enactment.  Councilman Walters seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

Vice Mayor Davis then moved to instruct the Planning & Zoning Board to review the code amendment relating to hybrid roof systems to consider allowing solar panels to be installed between the roof tiles as well as other solar thermal technology.   Councilman Davis seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

2)           VILLAGE MANAGER                                                                           Tom Benton

 

              A)     DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION REGARDING AWARDING THE COMPETITION

 POOL RESURFACING PROJECT BID TO ESSIG POOLS INC. IN THE AMOUNT OF $43,425.

 

Mr. Benton offered information relating to the project and the need for the competition pool to be resurfaced after nearly 13 years of use.  Individual Council Members who use the pool agreed that the pool needs to be resurfaced.  Mr. Estep, the Village’s Recreation Director, advised the Council that the pool would be closed for approximately 3 to 4 weeks and that the lap swimmers and swim team members had been notified.  Mr. Benton confirmed that funds were available in the Capital Improvement Projects fund.  Vice Mayor Davis moved to award the competition pool resurfacing project to Essig Pools Inc. in the amount of $43,425.  Councilman Loffredo seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

            A)     A RESOLUTION OF THE MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE COUNCIL CREATING BUDGET

                     AMENDMENT #2 TO THE FISCAL YEAR 2011-2012 OPERATING AND CAPITAL                      BUDGETS, TRANSFERRING $200,000 OF SURPLUS LOCAL OPTION GAS TAX MONIES                      TO THE ROADWAY RESURFACING LOCAL OPTION GAS TAX CAPITAL                      IMPROVEMENTS FUND, PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

Mr. Benton provided information contained in his cover memo, advising the Council that in order to take advantage of lower pricing and economies of scale, the staff was recommending transferring LOGT funds to allow for a greater number of streets to be paved during this phase of roadway paving.  Mr. Benton indicated that funds are available in the LOGT fund to take care of paving as well as the other planned roadway improvement projects, including the entrance way signs.  Vice Mayor Davis moved to adopt the Resolution creating Budget Amendment #2 to the 2011-2012 Budget.  Councilman Davis seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion. 

 

3)           ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Ms. Estep read the announcements into the records.

 

4)         PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

TF Chambers      Mr. Chambers spoke on the metal roof issue.

 

5)         COUNCIL COMMENTS

 

Jesse Walters      Councilman Walters thanked Mr. Benton and County Commissioner Edmonson for their efforts in getting the I-95 directional signage reinstalled at N.E. 95th Street.  Councilman Walters also spoke of the upcoming Friday night downtown shopping event and the February 22nd annual Chamber Gala.

 

 

Steve Loffredo   Councilman Loffredo echoed Councilman Walter’s comments regarding the Chamber of Commerce Gala.

 

Al Davis              Councilman Davis reminded everyone about Valentine’s Day.

 

Hunt Davis         Vice Mayor Davis spoke of the Unity Day event which is scheduled for March 3rd.

 

Jim McCoy         Mayor McCoy spoke of Unity Day and the Chamber of Commerce Gala.

 

6)         ADJOURNMENT

 

The February 7, 2012 Council Meeting was adjourned at 7:52 PM.