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MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2010 VILLAGE HALL 7:30 PM

The Miami Shores Village Council held their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, November 16, 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

 

PRESENTATION

 

Presentation by Jim Hammond regarding the Playground Theatre’s plans for a Chinese Cultural Festival in April, 2011.

               

CONSIDERATIONS

 

1)            VILLAGE CLERK                                                                                              Barbara A. Estep

 

A)      APPROVAL OF THE NOVEMBER 2, 2010 COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES.

 

Mrs. Holly moved approval of the November 2, 2010 Council Meeting Minutes.  Mr. Herrera seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

B)  AN ORDINANCE OF MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE, FLORIDA, AMENDING SEC.

504.2, “TEMPORARY POLITICAL SIGNS”, OF THE ZONING APPENDIX A,

CONTAINED IN THE CODE OF ORDINANCES OF MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE,

FLORIDA, PROVIDING FOR CONFLICTS, PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY, AND

PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.                   (First Reading)

 

Ms. Estep read the caption of the ordinance into the record.  Mr. Loffredo moved approval on the first reading.  Mr. Herrera seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

C)  AN ORDINANCE OF MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE, FLORIDA, AMENDING SEC.

404, “COMPLIANCE WITH SPACE AND AREA RESTRICTIONS”, AND THAT

SECTION OF THE “SCHEDULE OF REGULATIONS” PERTAINING TO R INCLUSIVE

ZONING DISTRICTS OF THE ZONING APPENDIX A, CONTAINED IN THE CODE

OF ORDINANCES OF MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE, FLORIDA, PROVIDING FOR

CONFLICTS, PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY, AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE

DATE.                                                                                                    (First Reading)

 

Ms. Estep read the caption of the ordinance into the record.  Zoning Director, David Dacquisto, offered information relating to the proposed ordinance, indicating that the issue was originally raised by Councilman Loffredo and the resulting amendment proposal was recommended by the Planning & Zoning Board.  Individual Council Members offered their thoughts, both pro and con, relating to the proposal to amend the minimum plot width to 80 feet from the current 75 feet.  Various scenarios were discussed, both as the Code currently stands and then again if the proposed amendment is passed.  Following a lengthy discussion, Mrs. Holly moved approval of the ordinance on first reading.  Mr. Loffredo seconded the motion.  Steve Loffredo and Herta Holly voted in favor of the motion.   However, the motion failed as Mayor Davis, Prospero Herrera and Hunt Davis moved against the motion.

 

D)  AN ORDINANCE OF MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE CREATING A NEW CHAPTER 2,

ARTICLE IX, SECTION 2-105 OF THE MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE CODE OF ORDINANCES,

PROVIDING AND CLARIFYING THAT CERTAIN EXISTING USE RESTRICTIONS AND

MAINTENANCE OBLIGATIONS CURRENTLY CODIFIED AS PART OF THE ZONING

APPENDIX “A” TO THE MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE CODE OF ORDINANCES SHALL BE

APPLICABLE VILLAGE WIDE (INCLUDING WITHIN ANY ANNEXED AREAS), AND

ADDITIONALLY CODIFYING SUCH RESTRICTIONS AS PART OF CHAPTER 2 OF THE

MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE CODE OF ORDINANCES, PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY

AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.                         (First Reading)

 

Ms. Estep read the caption of the ordinance into the record.  Mr. Benton provided background information regarding the request to amend the code, to include a number of maintenance standard provisions in Chapter 2 of the Code of Ordinances.  Mr. Davis moved to approve the proposed ordinance on first reading.  Mr. Herrera seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

2)            FINANCE DEPARTMENT                                                                               Holly Hugdahl

 

A)      A RESOLUTION OF THE MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE COUNCIL, CREATING BUDGET

AMENDMENT #2 TO THE FISCAL YEAR 2009-2010 OPERATING BUDGETS, INCREASING

REVENUES AND EFFECTUATING FUND TRANSFERS TO REVERSE THE YEAR END

BUDGETARY DEFICIT.                                                  

 

Mr. Benton advised the Council that the resolution represents an annual “housekeeping” issue in order to adjust funding for excess revenues and expenditures.  Mrs. Holly moved to adopt the Resolution as submitted.  Mr. Herrera seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

3)            POLICE DEPARTMENT                                                                   Chief Kevin Lystad

 

A)          REQUEST APPROPRIATION AND EXPENDITURE OF FORFEITURE FUNDS TO

PURCHASE A RECORDS MANAGEMENT SYSTEM, THE TOTAL OF WHICH IS NOT TO

EXCEED $65,000, TO ASSIST IN THE DAY TO DAY OPERATIONS OF THE POLICE

DEPARTMENT.

 

Chief Lystad provided a brief overview of the proposed records management software program and verified that the approximate $6,000 maintenance cost listed within the back-up material is incorrectly identified.  The figure represents the installation.  There is no anticipated annual maintenance cost associated with the program.  Mr. Loffredo moved to approve appropriation and expenditure of forfeiture funds as requested.  Mr. Davis seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

 

 

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

THE VILLAGE MANAGER TO APPLY FOR THE FEDERAL DRUG CONTROL AND SYSTEM

IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM GRANT AVAILABLE THROUGH MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, AND

TO APPLY FOR, RECEIVE, EXPEND, AND AMEND BYNRE/JAG FORMULA PROGRAM

FUNDS AND EXECUTE AGREEMENTS WITH THE PURPOSE OF CREATING A RECORDS

IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM.

 

Chief Lystad offered information related to the grant application and the program funding.  Chief Lystad indicated that the proposed program would allow the Village to charge criminals for the arrest and court associated costs, recouping funds through court ordered restitution.  Mr. Davis moved to adopt the proposed resolution as submitted.  Mr. Loffredo seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

4)            ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Ms. Estep read the announcements.

 

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

 

None.

 

6)           COUNCIL COMMENTS

 

Hunt Davis                           Mr. Davis congratulated the Aquatic Center on their being named one of the top providers of swim lessons in the County and encouraged participation in the Village’s recreation programming.

 

Prospero Herrera                  Mr. Herrera also congratulated the Aquatic Center and Steve Morris, a University of Miami student excelling in their Baseball program, who grew up in the Shores.  Mr. Herrera stated that he attended the swearing in ceremony for the School District #2 Board Member, Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall.  He also spoke of the Charter School’s Evening in the Courtyard Event.

 

Steve Loffredo                     Mr. Loffredo echoed his colleague’s comments regarding Steve Morris and the Charter School event.

 

Herta Holly                           Mrs. Holly wished everyone a safe and Happy Thanksgiving.

 

Al Davis                                 Mayor Davis touched on the subjects raised by his fellow Council Members and also spoke of the Task Force (Mayor’s) Ball scheduled for February 19th.

 

7)           ADJOURNMENT

 

The November 16, 2010 Council Meeting was adjourned at 8:07 PM.