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Village Council Meeting Minutes - April 2, 2013

 

MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE

REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING

 

 

The Miami Shores Village Council held their regularly scheduled Council Meeting on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 in the Council Chambers of Village Hall. The meeting was called to order at 7:00 PM with the following individuals present:

 

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)           FINANCE DEPARTMENT                                                     Holly Hugdahl

 

  1. A)PRESENTATION AND ACCEPTANCE OF THE 2012 COMPREHENSIVE ANNUAL FINANCE REPORT.

 

Mr. Nestor Caballero from the auditing firm of Alberni Caballero & Company provided highlights from the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) for the year ending September 30, 2012. Mr. Caballero stated that there were no findings reported in the CAFR and that the Village is fiscally healthy with proper reserves and accounting practices in place. At the conclusion of Mr. Caballero’s presentation, Councilman Davis moved to accept the 2012 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report. Vice Mayor Davis seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

  1. B)A RESOLUTION OF THE MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE COUNCIL DECLARING SUPPORT FOR PROPOSED CHANGES TO SECTION 287.055, FLORIDA STATUTES, ALSO KNOWN AS “THE CONSULTANTS COMPETITIVE NEGOTIATION ACT” OR “CCNA”, PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

Ms. Estep read the caption of the Resolution into the record. Councilman Davis moved to adopt the Resolution as presented. Vice Mayor Davis seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

2)         CHARTER SCHOOL                                                                Gary Meredith

 

             A) REPORT ON THE RESULTS OF THE DEVELOPMENT OFFICE POSITION AND TO

     REQUEST RENEWAL OF FUNDING FOR THE 2013-2014 SCHOOL YEAR.

 

Vice Principal, Doug Garber, spoke on behalf of the School and introduced Ellen Bonet, Acting Director of Development, who provided details regarding the fundraising efforts of the School. Ms. Bonet reported on the results of various programs to date, as well as providing information with respect to upcoming fund raising events. Following Ms. Bonet’s presentation, Councilman Loffredo moved to fund the $50,000 Development Director position from the Charter School funding account. Councilman Davis seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

  

3)           VILLAGE CLERK                                                                                   Barbara A. Estep

 

  1. A)APPROVAL OF THE MARCH 19, 2013 COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES.

 

Councilman Walters moved approval of the March 19, 2013 Council Meeting Minutes. Vice Mayor Davis seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

4)           PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT                                                       Scott Davis

 

             A)   APPROVAL OF THE PROPOSALS SUBMITTED BY TY LIN IN THE TOTAL

AMOUNT OF $70,575 FOR ENGINEERING WORK FOR PLANNED DRAINAGE PROJECTS AT GRAND CONCOURSE AND NE 93RD/NE 94TH STREETS AND N.E. 10TH AVENUE AND N.E. 96TH STREET.

 

Scott Davis, the Village’s Public Works Director, summarized the process used to select TY Lin as the engineering firm and advised the Council regarding the planned drainage projects for various intersections. Mr. Davis indicated that the cost to provide the engineering services equals $70,575. Vice Mayor Davis then moved to approve TY Lin’s proposal of $70,575 for engineering services. Councilman Davis seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

5)         VILLAGE COUNCIL                                                                              Steve Loffredo

 

  1. A)DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION TO ADOPT ITEMS ON THE STAFF REPORT DATED MARCH 19, 2013.

 

AN ORDINANCE OF THE MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE COUNCIL, MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE, FLORIDA, AMENDING THE NEWLY ADOPTED ZONING APPENDIX “A”, AS SET FORTH AND ATTACHED TO ORDINANCE NO. 699-13 ENACTED ON MARCH 19, 2013, PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY, PROVIDING FOR CONFLICTS, PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

Ms. Estep read the item and the caption of the ordinance into the record. Councilman Loffredo offered background information regarding the purpose of bringing the issue back before the Council, indicating that the majority of amendments recommended by Staff could be considered “housekeeping” issues. Ms. Estep and Mr. Sarafan clarified the procedural issues with respect to the item. Additionally, Ms. Estep spoke of the logistics of codifying the zoning appendix as well as the other ordinances adopted by the Council over the last number of months. Following a brief discussion, Vice Mayor Davis moved to adopt the proposed ordinance on first reading. Councilman Loffredo seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

  1. B)REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS TO COUNCIL REGARDING THE GREEN CORRIDOR.

 

Councilman Loffredo spoke of the Green Corridor and PACE Program, reading his report memorandum into the record. No action was anticipated and none was taken following Councilman Loffredo’s presentation.

 

6)         ANNOUNCEMENTS

 

Ms. Estep read the announcements into the record.

 

7)         PUBLIC COMMENTS

 

Sarah Herald       Ms. Herald thanked Councilman Loffredo for bringing the zoning code amendments back before the Council.

 

8)         COUNCIL COMMENTS

 

Jesse Walters      Councilman Walters stated that he has enjoyed working with the Council over the last two years. Additionally, he spoke of a new Chamber of Commerce committee regarding bicycle issues.

 

Steve Loffredo   Councilman Loffredo stated that he enjoyed the opportunity to work with this Council.

 

Al Davis              Councilman Davis echoed the comments of his colleagues and thanked everyone for their support. Councilman Davis spoke about comments being made during the campaign process.

 

Hunt Davis         Vice Mayor Davis thanked Steve and Al and indicated that it has been an honor serving with them. Vice Mayor Davis encouraged everyone to vote next week.

 

Jim McCoy         Mayor McCoy stated that it has been an honor serving with the individuals on the Council and that they have made sacrifices in order to serve the community.

 

9)         ADJOURNMENT

 

The April 2, 2013 Council Meeting was adjourned at 7:46 PM.

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                   _________________________

                                                                                                                   Jim McCoy, Mayor

 

 

__________________________

Barbara A. Estep, MMC

Village Clerk