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MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING July 20, 2010

 

The Miami Shores Village Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, July 20, 2010 in the Council Chambers of Village Hall.  Mayor Davis called the meeting to order at 7:30 PM with the following members in attendance:


PRESENT:

 

 

 

Al Davis

Prospero Herrera

Hunt Davis

Herta Holly

Steve Loffredo

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 6, 2010 COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES AND

       THE JULY 13, 2010 BUDGET WORKSHOP MINUTES.

 

Mrs. Holly moved approval of the July 6th and July 13th minutes as submitted.  Mr. Herrera 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 2010/2011, BEGINNING OCTOBER 1, 2010,

                                AND ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 2011; SETTING THE TIME, DATE AND

                                PLACE FOR THE TWO PUBLIC HEARINGS FOR THE FISCAL YEAR

                            2010/2011 OPERATING AND CAPITAL BUDGETS AND PROPOSED AD

       VALOREM MILLAGE RATES.

 

 

Ms. Estep read the caption of the resolution into the record.  Mr. Loffredo moved to adopt the Resolution as proposed.  Mrs. Holly seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

2)            DOCTORS CHARTER SCHOOL                                                       Gary Meredith                                 

 

A)     PRESENTATION AND APPROVAL OF THE DOCTORS CHARTER SCHOOL ANNUAL

                            BUDGET.

 

The School’s Executive Director, Gary Meredith, provided highlights from the proposed budget.  Mr. Meredith clarified some of the figures submitted and explained a number of line items.  Mr. Meredith spoke of the class scores in general, indicating that the School, like most in the area, is awaiting their scores from the State.  Mr. Meredith reviewed the items included in their proposed capital budget and a goal to build a gymnasium in the future.  At the conclusion of Mr. Meredith’s presentation, Mrs. Holly moved to accept and approve the Doctors Charter School annual budget.  Mr. Loffredo seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

3)            VILLAGE MANAGER                                                                                        Tom Benton

 

A)     DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION REGARDING IMPROVEMENTS TO N.E. 107TH STREET EAST OF N.E. 6TH AVENUE, ADJACENT TO MIAMI COUNTRY DAY SCHOOL.

 

Mr. Benton outlined the planned roadway renovation being proposed by Miami Country Day School.  Mr. Benton indicated that pending the drafting and execution of a hold harmless agreement between Miami Country Day and the Village, the Administration recommends approval of the renovation plans.  It was clarified that the roadway will remain a public road, without gates or a closure; and that the north half of the roadway lies within Miami-Dade County and the southern half of the roadway lies within Miami Shores Village.  Following these discussions, Mr. Loffredo moved to approve the roadway renovations proposed by Miami Country Day School for N.E. 107th Street.  Mr. Herrera seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

B)      A RESOLUTION OF THE MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE COUNCIL, MIAMI SHORES, FLORIDA, OPPOSING THE PROPOSED EXPANSION OF THE MIAMI SHORES MONTESSORI SCHOOL LOCATED AT 577 N.E. 107TH STREET, PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

Ms. Estep read the caption of the resolution into the record.  Mr. Benton summarized the issue, indicating that the Miami Shores Montessori School is working with the County in an attempt to expand their operations and nearly triple the number of children they serve.  The expansion involves converting residential homes on the north side of 107th Street, where the homes on the south side of 107th Street lie within Miami Shores.  Residents in the area are very concerned about the increased traffic to an already congested area.   Despite numerous instances where the proposed expansion does not comply with County regulations, the County has granted numerous variances to the property owner.    Mr. Davis moved to adopt the resolution as presented.  Mrs. Holly seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

C)      A RESOLUTION OF THE MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE COUNCIL, MIAMI SHORES, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE VILLAGE MANAGER AND VILLAGE ATTORNEY TO TAKE ANY AND ALL STEPS NECESSARY TO FACILITATE ENTERING INTO AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT WITH MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FOR USE OF THE COUNTY’S SOLID WASTE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM, PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

Ms. Estep read the caption of the resolution into the record.  Mr. Herrera moved to adopt the resolution as presented.  Mrs. Holly seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

4)            ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Ms. Estep read the announcements.

 

5)             PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

Susan Server      Ms. Server thanked the Council for their support in opposing the Montessori School’s expansion plans.

 

6)              COUNCIL COMMENTS

 

All Council Members spoke of the Tot Lot’s opening.  Additionally, the Council thanked Mr. Meredith for his presentation and congratulated him on the School’s budget.  Council Members also expressed their appreciation of the School Board members work on behalf of the Village.

  

7)              ADJOURNMENT

 

The July 20, 2010, Village Council Meeting was adjourned at 8:17 PM.