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MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING January 18, 2011

The Miami Shores Village Council held their regularly scheduled Council Meeting on Tuesday, January 18, 2011 in the Council Chambers of Village Hall.  The Meeting was called to order at 7:30 PM with the following individuals present:


PRESENT:

 

 

 

 Prospero Herrera

 Hunt Davis

 Herta Holly

 Steve Loffredo

ALSO PRESENT:

Tom Benton, Village Manager

Barbara Estep, Village Clerk

Richard Sarafan, Village Attorney

ABSENT:

Al Davis

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

Mr. Benton announced the winners of the Holiday Light Contest Winners: 

            Major Light Display                 6 N.E. 105th Street                     Ruth Ann Cook

            Children’s Light Display           10 N.E. 97th Street                     Ugo Ignorato

            Most Creative Display              410 N.E. 94th Street                   Gregory & Chae Haile

            Daytime Light Display              1551 N.E. 103rd Street                Margarita Dosal

            Small Light Display                    173 N.E. 108th Street                  Reynaldo & Felicitas Calilung

 

 

 Vice Mayor Prospero Herrera, on behalf of the Miami-Dade League of Cities, presented an award for the Village’s support of the League.  In addition, Mr. Herrera was recognized by the League for attending all of the meetings held during the year.

 

CONSIDERATIONS

           

1)         VILLAGE CLERK                                                                     Barbara A. Estep

 

A)     APPROVAL OF THE COUNCIL DECEMBER 7, 2010 MINUTES.

 

Mr. Davis moved approval of the December 7, 2010 Council Meeting minutes as presented.  Mr. Loffredo seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion. 

 

2)          VILLAGE COUNCIL                                                                      

   

  A)  DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION REGARDING INITIATING EXPLORATION OF A REFERRAL SERVICE PROGRAM SIMILAR TO CORALGABLES@HOME.  Herta Holly

 

Mrs. Holly offered information related to the proposed program, indicating that it is meant to help senior citizens who are living in their homes and need assistance with referral services and driving to appointments.  Mrs. Holly emphasized that the Village is not to expend any funds on the program and that she is only looking to have Mr. Benton contact the program agency to have them look into the possibility of offering the program to Shores residents.  All Council Members present expressed their support of looking into the program.

    

B)     DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION REGARDING THE ANNEXED AREA.                                                                                                             Hunt Davis

 

Mr. Davis introduced the item, indicating that the area that was annexed into the Village still carries the zoning designation assigned by Miami-Dade County.  In order for any zoning change to be instituted, the Village must amend the Comprehensive Plan and assign Village applicable zoning designations to the affected areas.  Mr. Davis stated that the Council should begin to think about what they would like to see as zoning designations so that the Administration can begin the process of amending the Comprehensive Plan.  Council Members offered their opinions on what they see as important elements for assigning zoning designations.   Mr. Dacquisto, the Village’s Zoning Director was present at the meeting and took note of the Council Member’s ideas.

      

3)         ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Ms. Estep read the announcements.

 

4)         PUBLIC COMMENTS (5 Minute Time Limit Per Speaker)

 

No one present wished to make any comments.

 

5)         COUNCIL COMMENTS

 

Steve Loffredo               Mr. Loffredo spoke of his hope that money can be found to fund the July 4thFireworks and would like to have Halloween Howl added back into the budget.  Mr. Loffredo also spoke of the tennis courts.

 

Herta Holly                   Mrs. Holly congratulated and thanked Vice Mayor Herrera for his representation of the Village at the Miami-Dade League of Cities.  Mrs. Holly also spoke of the upcoming Mayor’s Community Task Force Ball scheduled for Saturday, February 19th.

 

Hunt Davis                    Mr. Davis encouraged everyone to attend the Mayor’s Ball as the Ball is the only fundraising event to support the Task Force which in turn, funds many activities within the Village.

 

Prospero Herrera            Mr. Herrera stated that it was good to be back after the holidays and also spoke of the Mayor’s Ball.

 

 

6)         ADJOURNMENT

 

The January 18, 2011 Council Meeting was adjourned at 7:55 PM.