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MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING September 21, 2010

The Miami Shores Village Council held their regularly scheduled Council Meeting on Tuesday, September 21, 2010 in the Council Chambers of Village Hall.  The meeting was called to order at 7:30 PM with the following Council Members 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 JULY 20, 2010 COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES

                          AND THE SEPTEMBER 8, 2010 BUDGET HEARING MINUTES.

 

Mrs. Holly moved approval of the July 20th and September 8th minutes as submitted.  Mr. Herrera seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

B)     AN ORDINANCE OF MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE, FLORIDA,

AMENDING THE VILLAGE’S CODE OF ORDINANCES, CHAPTER 7,

ARTICLE I, CREATING A  SECTION TO IDENTIFY A DEFINITIVE

TIME PERIOD FOR VILLAGE COUNCIL CANDIDATE QUALIFYING,

AND AMENDING SEC. 7-2, “ELECTION BOARD”TO REFLECT CURRENT

PRACTICES,  PROVIDING FOR CONFLICTS, PROVIDING FOR

SEVERABILITY, PROVIDING FOR RENUMBERING OF SECTIONS,

AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.            (1st Reading)

 

Ms. Estep read the caption of the proposed ordinance into the record.  Mrs. Holly moved approval of the ordinance on first reading.  Mr. Loffredo seconded the motion.  In response to Council Members questions, Ms. Estep explained that the proposed ordinance will clearly define the candidate qualifying time frame rather than using the language that is contained in the Charter which is subject to different interpretations.  The proposed Ordinance will set a deadline for submittal of the required paperwork which will allow the Clerk’s office sufficient time to have the petition signatures verified by Miami-Dade County.  Following these discussions, Mayor Davis called for a vote which was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

2)         PLANNING & ZONING DEPARTMENT                                    David Dacquisto

 

A)     A RESOLUTION OF THE MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE COUNCIL

APPROVING THE FIRST SUPPLEMENTAL AGREEMENT

(SUPPLEMENTAL AGREEMENT) TO THE AMENDED AND

RESTATED INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL

FACILITY PLANNING IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, PROVIDING

FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

Ms. Estep read the caption of the resolution into the record.  Mr. Dacquisto explained the reason for the resolution, indicating that the proposed amendments are insignificant and that in order for the Village to be consistent with the other County municipalities, he is recommending approval of the proposed amendments.   Mr. Dacquisto clarified the level of service terminology and that these amendments will not affect the schools within Miami Shores.    Mrs. Holly moved to adopt the resolution as presented in the revised agenda package.  Mr. Herrera seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

3)           VILLAGE COUNCIL                                                               Prospero Herrera

 

A)     A RESOLUTION OF THE MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE COUNCIL

CONDITIONALLY SUPPORTING AND ENDORSING THE SOUTH

FLORIDA PARKS COALITION CHARTER AND THE PRINCIPLES

ON WHICH IT STANDS, PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

Ms. Estep read the caption of the resolution into the record.  Mr. Herrera requested that the Village support the Parks Coalition’s charter, advising the Council that by supporting the Coalition’s Charter, the Village will not need to change our policies regarding non-residents, nor forfeit any use of our parks.  A brief discussion regarding the rationale behind the Charters intent ensued.  At the conclusion of the discussion, Mr. Herrera moved to adopt the resolution as presented.  Mr. Loffredo seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

4)         VILLAGE MANAGER                                                               Tom Benton

 

A)                 A RESOLUTION OF THE MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE COUNCIL, EXPRESSING

SUPPORT FOR THE CITIES OF MIAMI GARDENS, DORAL, AND CUTLER

BAY, AND URGING THE MIAMI-DADE COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY

COMMISSIONERS TO PROVIDE THESE THREE CITIES WITH THEIR

RIGHTFUL SHARE OF PEOPLE’S TRANSPORTATION PLAN SURTAX

FUNDING FROM THE COUNTY’S 80% SHARE OF THE SURTAX, AS

ORIGINALLY NEGOTIATED IN GOOD FAITH AND AGREED TO BY

MIAMI-DADE IN 2002, AND CURRENTLY REQUIRED BY MIAMI-DADE

COUNTY ORDINANCE NO. 02-116, PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

Ms. Estep read the caption of the resolution into the record.  Mr. Benton provided background information relating to the issue, indicating that the County ordinance addresses where newly incorporated cities CITT dollars should be funded from but they would like to disregard the ordinance and fund the new city’s CITT percentage from the municipalities share of the CITT dollars.  The municipalities in the County object to this method of funding the newly incorporated cities and the proposed resolution supports the newer cities in their request for funding out of the County’s share of CITT monies.  Mr. Benton recommended adoption of the resolution in order to show solidarity with the other municipalities.  Mr. Loffredo moved to adopt the resolution as presented.  Mrs. Holly seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.      

 

5)         ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Ms. Estep read the announcements.

    

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

 

No one present wished to speak.

 

7)              COUNCIL COMMENTS

 

Hunt Davis                    Mr. Davis congratulated the staff and administration on the budget process and expressed his hope that everyone is enjoying the new tot lot.

 

Prospero Herrera            Mr.  Herrera reminded residents that it is still hurricane season and also about the upcoming Board and Committee appointments.

 

Steve Loffredo               Mr. Loffredo echoed the comments of Mr. Davis with respect to the budget process, especially during the very difficult budget year.  He also spoke of the required upkeep of properties in foreclosure.  Mr. Loffredo spoke of his disappointment in losing the grant for solar panels at the motor pool building.

 

Herta Holly                   Mrs. Holly reminded residents that various entities are looking for charitable donations but if you donate to the local schools and organizations, the funds stay within the Village.

 

Al Davis                        Mayor Davis had no additional comments to make.

 

8)              ADJOURNMENT

 

The September 21, 2010 Regular Council Meeting was adjourned at 8:15 PM.