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MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING March 6, 2012

The Miami Shores Village Council held their regularly scheduled Council Meeting on Tuesday, March 6, 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

 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 FEBRUARY 21, 2012 COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES.

 

Councilman Walters moved approval of the February 21, 2012 Council Meeting Minutes as presented.  Vice Mayor Davis seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion. 

 

B)    AN ORDINANCE OF THE MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE COUNCIL, RE-ENACTING ORDINANCE NO. 672-09 WHICH AMENDED SECTION 523.1 OF THE ZONING APPENDIX A, CONTAINED IN THE VILLAGE’S CODE OF ORDINANCES, CONDITIONALLY PROVIDING FOR METAL ROOFS, AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

Ms. Estep read the caption of the ordinance into the record.  Mayor McCoy opened the floor for the public hearing but as no one present wished to address the Council; Mayor McCoy closed the public hearing and asked for council member’s input.  Councilman Loffredo spoke of his concerns and objections to allowing metal roofs.  Following some discussion and clarification, Vice Mayor Davis moved to amend the ordinance to delete white as a pre-approved color for metal roofs.  Councilman Davis seconded the motion, but the motion failed with a 2 to 3 vote on the motion to amend the ordinance.  Additional discussion ensued regarding providing residents with additional choices for roofing materials.  Councilman Davis then moved to approve the proposed ordinance as presented.  Mayor McCoy seconded the motion.  The motion passed by a 3 to 2 margin with Councilman Walters and Councilman Loffredo dissenting.

 

C)    AN ORDINANCE OF THE MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE COUNCIL, RE-ENACTING ORDINANCE NO. 690A-11 WHICH AMENDED SECTION 523.1 BY CREATING 523.1(k) OF THE ZONING APPENDIX A, CONTAINED IN THE VILLAGE’S CODE OF ORDINANCES, CONDITIONALLY PROVIDING FOR HYBRID ROOFS, PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (Second Reading)

 

Ms. Estep read the caption of the ordinance into the record.  Mayor McCoy opened the public hearing but with no one coming forward to speak, Mayor McCoy closed the public hearing.  Councilman Loffredo moved to adopt the ordinance on second reading.  Vice Mayor Davis seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

2)          POLICE DEPARTMENT                                                                        Chief Lystad

 

A)    REQUEST APPROPRIATION AND EXPENDITURE OF FORFEITURE FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF $7,500 FOR INFORMED FAMILIES OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY. 

 

Chief Lystad offered information regarding the Informed Families organization and their work on the Red Ribbon campaign and the D.A.R.E. program among others.  Councilman Davis moved to approve the Forfeiture Fund expenditure request.  Vice Mayor Davis seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

3)           DOCTORS CHARTER SCHOOL                                                         Gary Meredith

 

A)    DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION REGARDING THE OFFICE OF DEVELOPMENT.

 

Doctors Charter School Executive Director, Gary Meredith, was present and provided information to the Council regarding the School’s financial status.  Secondly, in response to the Council’s suggestion offered during a previous Council Meeting, Mr. Meredith is requesting funding for a Development Office in the amount of $50,000.  Mr. Meredith provided details on the proposed position; the main purpose of which would be to raise funds for the school.  Councilman Loffredo moved to approve the request for $50,000 to fund a Development Office/Department.  Vice Mayor Davis seconded the motion.  Individual Council Members expressed their thoughts on the request and the need for fund raising in order to ensure the continued viability of the school.  Subsequent to the discussions, Councilman Loffredo amended his original motion; moving to approve the $50,000 request, as well as a commitment to fund for an additional year at $50,000 if requested to do so.  Vice Mayor Davis accepted the amendment to the motion.  The vote of the Council was unanimous in favor of the amended motion.  Councilman Walters requested that Mr. Meredith return to the Council once an individual is retained in the position.

 

4)          ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Ms. Estep read the announcements.

 

5)         PUBLIC COMMENTS (5 Minute Time Limit per Speaker)

 

Manny Quiroga thanked the Council Members for their support of the auto show during Unity Day.

 

6)         COUNCIL COMMENTS

 

Al Davis              Councilman Davis said he understood that Unity Day was a great success.

 

Jesse Walters      No comment.

 

Steve Loffredo   Councilman Loffredo thanked the staff for the work on Unity Day.

 

Hunt Davis         Vice Mayor Davis echoed Councilman Loffredo’s comments regarding Unity Day and urged everyone to attend the Spring Concert scheduled for March 25th at Memorial Park.

 

Jim McCoy         Mayor McCoy spoke of Unity Day and fund-raising efforts for the 9/11 Memorial.

 

 

7)         ADJOURNMENT

 

The March 6, 2012 Council Meeting was adjourned at 8:04 PM.