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MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING January 3, 2012

The Miami Shores Village Council held their regularly scheduled Council Meeting on Tuesday, January 3, 2012 in the Council Chambers of Village Hall.  The meeting was called to order at 7:00 PM with the following individuals in attendance:

 

PRESENT:

 

 

 

 Jim McCoy                                      ABSENT:           Jesse Walters

 Hunt Davis

 Al Davis

 Steve Loffredo

ALSO PRESENT:

Tom Benton, Village Manager

Barbara Estep, Village Clerk

Richard Sarafan, Village Attorney

 

 

PRESENTATIONS

 

 

Ms. Estep announced the names and addresses of the 2011 Holiday Light Contest winners.

 

 

CONSIDERATIONS

 

             

1)           VILLAGE CLERK                                                                                   Barbara A. Estep

 

A)    APPROVAL OF THE DECEMBER 6, 2011 COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES.

 

Councilman Loffredo and Mayor McCoy requested amendments to Item 3A of the submitted minutes.  Ms. Estep made note of the requested amendments and Vice Mayor Davis moved approval of the minutes as amended.  Councilman Loffredo seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion. 

 

B)    A RESOLUTION OF THE MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE COUNCIL, SUPPORTING POLICE OFFICER PENSION AND DISABILITY PRESUMPTION REFORMS TO MAKE THE PLANS SUSTAINABLE,  SOUND AND SECURE FOR CURRENT AND FUTURE POLICE OFFICERS.

 

Ms. Estep read the caption of the Resolution into the record and indicated that the Florida League of Cities had adopted Police and Firefighter Pension Reform as one of their Legislative Priorities; proposing a draft resolution for adoption by the municipalities.  Councilman Loffredo referred to an article in the current edition of Quality Cities that summarized the resolution’s purpose and Mayor McCoy indicated that he had spoken to the Village’s Lobbyist, Bob Levy regarding the resolution.  Councilman Loffredo moved to adopt the resolution as presented.  Vice Mayor Davis seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

2)           VILLAGE COUNCIL                                                                              Jesse Walters

 

             A)   DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION REGARDING ADJUSTING THE SHORES SHUTTLE

       SCHEDULE.

 

Although Councilman Walters was not present, Mr. Benton provided information regarding the current status of the Shores Shuttle, including ridership numbers, billings and the dedicated CITT Transportation fund balance.  To follow-up on Councilman Walters’ memorandum, Mr. Benton suggested starting the Shores Shuttle earlier in the day and adding a circular route between Barry University and the downtown area between 11:30 AM and 1:00 PM (the current start time of service).  The Staff proposal would end the Shuttle service ½ hour earlier, at 5:30 PM.  Council Members offered their comments and Recreation Director, Jerry Estep, provided specific route information and general information regarding the shuttle service.  Councilman Davis moved to approve the schedule extension and additional service between Barry University and downtown, with the specifics to be worked out by Staff.  Councilman Loffredo seconded the motion.  At the conclusion of additional Council discussion, the vote was taken which was unanimous in favor of the motion.  

 

3)           ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Ms. Estep read the announcements.

 

4)         PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

None

 

5)         COUNCIL COMMENTS

 

Al Davis                       No Comment

 

Steve Loffredo             Councilman Loffredo spoke of the holidays and indicated his intend to introduce a

                                      discussion on Xeriscaping at the next meeting.

 

Hunt Davis                   Vice Mayor Davis spoke of the upcoming Art Exhibits and congratulated the Light

                                      Contest winners and also welcomed the newest resident, his new niece, Sloan Davis.

 

Jim McCoy                   Mayor McCoy spoke of the holidays and the great celebration held at the Miami Shores

                                      Country Club.

 

6)         ADJOURNMENT

 

The January 3, 2012 Council Meeting was adjourned at 7:35 PM.