MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING November 2, 2010

The Miami Shores Village Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, November 2, 2010 in the Council Chambers of Village Hall.  The meeting was called to order at 7:30 PM with the following individuals present:


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 OCTOBER 19, 2010 COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES.

 

Mrs. Holly moved to approve the October 19, 2010 Council Meeting Minutes.  Mr. Herrera seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

B)     APPOINTMENT TO THE RECREATION ADVISORY BOARD. 

Applicants:        Angela Alvero-Cartolano                        Ryan Pendleton

 

Ms. Alvero-Cartolano and Mr. Pendleton were present and spoke on their own behalf.  Following their self-introductions, a paper ballot was voted with Ms. Alvero-Cartolano receiving three votes and Mr. Pendleton receiving two votes.  Ms. Alvero-Carolano was appointed to the Recreation Advisory Board for two years.

 C)     APPOINTMENT TO THE FINE ARTS COMMISSION

Applicants:        Matthew Andress                        Andrew DeWeese

 

Mr. Andress was present and spoke on his own behalf.  The Council voted by paper ballot with Mr. Andress receiving a unanimous vote for appointment to the Fine Arts Commission.  Mr. Andress was appointed to fill the vacancy until the year 2012. 

 

2)         PLANNING & ZONING                                                            David Dacquisto

 A)     AN ORDINANCE OF THE MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE COUNCIL MIAMI

SHORES VILLAGE, APPROVING AMENDMENTS TO THE 2025 COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, INCLUDING ADOPTION OF THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS FIVE YEAR WORK PLAN, AND THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT ELEMENT, AUTHORIZING TRANSMITTAL OF THE ADOPTED AMENDMENTS, AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

Ms. Estep read the caption of the Ordinance into the record.  Mr. Dacquisto provided information to the Council, indicating that the State Statutes require the Village to amend the Comprehensive Plan every year with the Village’s newly adopted 5 Year Capital Improvement Plan and the County’s School Five Year planning program.  Mr. Loffredo moved approval of the Ordinance as proposed.  Mrs. Holly seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

3)         ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Ms. Estep read the announcements.

 

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

 

No one present at the meeting chose to offer any comments.

 

5)           COUNCIL COMMENTS

 

Prospero Herrera            Mr. Herrera thanked the MS Police Department for their participation in Miami Country Day’s recent walk to benefit cancer research.

 

Hunt Davis                    Mr. Davis spoke of the upcoming fundraiser for the Charter School, “An Evening in the Courtyard”.  The date of the event is Friday, November 12th.

 

Steve Loffredo               Mr. Loffredo echoed Mr. Davis’ comments regarding the Courtyard fundraiser.

 

Herta Holly                   Mrs. Holly spoke of heading into the holiday season and urged everyone to support their Charter School.  Ms. Holly also thanked the Board applicants for their involvement.

 

Al Davis                        Mayor Davis encouraged participation on Village Boards and Committees as well as fundraising events for the Charter School.  Mayor Davis also spoke of the February, 2011 Community Task Force Ball.

 

6)           ADJOURNMENT

 

The November 2, 2010 Council Meeting was adjourned at 8:00 PM.