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MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING July 17, 2012

The Miami Shores Village Council held their regularly scheduled Council Meeting on Tuesday, July 17, 2012 in the Council Chambers of Village Hall.  The meeting was called to order at 7:00 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 JULY 3, 2012 COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES AND

       THE JULY 10, 2012 BUDGET WORKSHOP MINUTES.

 

Councilman Loffredo moved to approve the July 3, 2012 Council Meeting Minutes as well as the July 10, 2012 Budget Workshop Minutes as presented.  Vice Mayor Davis seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

B)    A RESOLUTION OF THE MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE COUNCIL, SETTING

             TENTATIVE OPERATING AND DEBT SERVICE AD VALOREM MILLAGE

                             LEVIES FOR FISCAL YEAR 2012/2013, BEGINNING OCTOBER 1, 2012,

                             AND ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 2013; SETTING THE TIME, DATE AND

                             PLACE FOR THE TWO PUBLIC HEARINGS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR

                            2012/2013 OPERATING AND CAPITAL BUDGETS AND PROPOSED AD

       VALOREM MILLAGE RATES.

 

Ms. Estep read the caption of the Resolution into the record.  Vice Mayor Davis moved to adopt the Resolution setting the tentative operating and debt service ad valorem millage levies for next fiscal year.  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 ALLOWING SUN CREDIT UNION TO RENOVATE AND OCCUPY SPACE IN THE SOUTH END OF VILLAGE HALL.

 

Mr. Benton provided the Council with information related to the Credit Union’s request.  Mr. Patrick Mason, President/CEO of the Sun Credit Union offered background information on the Credit Union including their history and membership.  Following a brief discussion amongst the Council, Councilman Walters moved to approve allowing Sun Credit Union to renovate and occupy space in the south end of Village Hall.  Councilman Loffredo seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

3)           DOCTORS CHARTER SCHOOL

 

A)    PRESENTATION AND APPROVAL OF DOCTORS CHARTER SCHOOL 2012-2013 BUDGET.

 

Mr. Doug Garber, a Doctors Charter School Administrator was present on behalf of the School.  Mr. Garber provided highlights of the 2012/2013 Budget as presented.  Individual Council Members asked for clarifications on a number of line items.  Vice Mayor Davis expressed a concern over the fact that the budget document is presented as a draft document.  Councilman Davis moved to approve the School Budget as presented.  Councilman Walters seconded the motion and the vote was 4 to 1 in favor of the motion with Vice Mayor Davis dissenting.  

 

4)           VILLAGE MANAGER                                                                           Tom Benton

 

A)    APPROVAL OF THE FINAL DESIGN AND COLOR SCHEME FOR THE PROPOSED VILLAGE ENTRANCE WAY SIGNS.

 

Mr. Benton summarized the project’s process since the Council voted to set aside funding for new entrance way signage and indicated that the presented design and color scheme had been agreed upon by the individuals tasked with assisting the Staff with the design project.  Councilman Loffredo expressed his opinion that although transportation sales tax funds are specifically designated for this type of project, he does not believe that the timing is right to spend on entrance way signage.  Vice Mayor Davis spoke of his concern with what the ongoing maintenance costs might be but felt that putting local people to work on the design and manufacture of the signage overrides his concerns.  Subsequently, Councilman Walters moved to approve the design and color scheme as presented for the new entrance way signs.  Councilman Davis seconded the motion and the vote was 4 to 1 in favor of the motion with Councilman Loffredo dissenting.

 

5)           ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Ms. Estep read the announcements into the record.

 

6)          PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

None offered.

 

7)          COUNCIL COMMENTS

 

Jesse Walters                     Councilman Walters expressed thanks to Mr. Benton for writing a letter to the County with respect to N.E. 2nd Avenue parking and spoke of the planned October 13th street fair.   

 

Steve Loffredo                  Councilman Loffredo spoke of wanting to have an impact study conducted in the future regarding the starting pay rates for those employees starting at $8/hr.

Al Davis                            Councilman Davis wished everyone a good summer.

 

Hunt Davis                        Vice Mayor Davis thanked the staff for their work on the budget document and encouraged residents to provide their input to the Council Members.

 

Jim McCoy                       Mayor McCoy indicated he is looking forward to the October 13th event and wished everyone a safe and happy summer.

 

8)          ADJOURNMENT

 

The July 17, 2012 Council Meeting was adjourned at 7:38 PM.