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Village Council Meeting Minutes October 16, 2012

MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE

REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING

 

 

The Miami Shores Village Council held their regularly scheduled Council Meeting on Tuesday, October 16, 2012 in the Council Chambers of Village Hall. The meeting was called to order at 7:02 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)           VILLAGE CLERK                                                                                  Barbara A. Estep

 

  1. A)APPROVAL OF THE OCTOBER 2, 2012 COUNCIL MEETING MINUTES.

 

Councilman Davis moved approval of the October 2, 2012 Council Meeting Minutes as presented. Councilman Walters seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

  1. B)AN ORDINANCE OF THE MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE COUNCIL, MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE, FLORIDA, AMENDING THE VILLAGE CODE OF ORDINANCES, CHAPTER 20, “STREETS, SIDEWALKS AND OTHER PUBLIC PLACES” BY CREATING SECTIONS 20-18 AND 20-19, SETTING FORTH CERTAIN PROHIBITED CONDUCT ON VILLAGE ROADS, STREETS, PUBLIC RIGHT-OF-WAYS, AND ALLEYS, PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY, PROVIDING FOR CONFLICTS, PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

Ms. Estep read the caption of the Ordinance into the record. Mr. Benton provided background information and the reason that Staff has proposed the legislation. Council discussion centered around whether there is a need to regulate activities on the Village’s right-of-ways. Individual Council Members offered their concerns and suggested that the ordinance be re-introduced following some minor changes to the language. No further action was taken.

      

2)           FINANCE DEPARTMENT                                                                    Holly Hugdahl

 

  1. A)DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION REGARDING REFINANCING THE DEBT SERVICE ON THE 1999 GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND RELATING TO THE VILLAGE AQUATIC CENTER.

 

The Administration confirmed that there is approximately $1.7 million remaining on the debt and that the original bond was for a 30 year period. Councilman Loffredo moved to approve the Village Administration’s attempts to refinance the debt for a lower cost. Councilman Davis seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

3)           INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY / POLICE DEPARTMENT         Elizabeth Keeley/Chief Lystad

 

  1. A)AUTHORIZATION TO WAIVE BID PROCEDURE FOR PURCHASE OF COMPUTER SOFTWARE AND HARDWARE EQUIPMENT FOR VILLAGE HALL AND POLICE DEPARTMENT BUILDING AND APPROVAL TO FUND A PORTION OF THE PURCHASE FROM THE POLICE FORFEITURE FUND.

 

Chief Lystad and Ms. Keeley spoke regarding the need for redundant computer servers to be located at Village Hall and the Police Department for the purpose of backing up data and protection of the Village account information. Vice Mayor Davis moved to authorize waiving the bid procedure and awarding the equipment purchase to Advantage Networking, with a portion of the purchase to be funded from the Police Forfeiture Fund. Councilman Davis seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

4)           POLICE DEPARTMENT                                                                       Chief Kevin Lystad

 

  1. A)AUTHORIZATION TO WAIVE BID PROCEDURE AND AWARD LAPTOP REPLACEMENT PROJECT TO ADVANTAGE NETWORKING.

 

Chief Lystad provided information regarding the laptop replacement project for the police vehicles in the Department. Chief Lystad indicated that funding was available in last fiscal year’s Capital Improvement Fund which was being brought forward to the current fiscal year. Councilman Davis moved to authorize waiving the bid process and aware project to Advantage Networking. Councilman Loffredo seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

  1. B)A RESOLUTION OF THE MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE COUNCIL AUTHORIZING THE VILLAGE MANAGER TO APPLY FOR THE FEDERAL DRUG CONTROL AND SYSTEM IMPROVEMENT FORMULA GRANT PROGRAM AVAILABLE THROUGH MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, AND TO APPLY FOR, RECEIVE, EXPEND AND AMEND BYRNE/JAG FORMULA PROGRAM FUNDS AND EXECUTE AGREEMENTS WITH THE PURPOSE OF CREATING A RECORDS IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM.

 

Chief Lystad spoke of the annual grant submission and provided information regarding the proposed program. Councilman Davis moved to approve the Resolution. Councilman Loffredo 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 wished to come forward for Public Comment.

 

7)             COUNCIL COMMENTS

 

Jesse Walters      Councilman Walters spoke about parking on N.E. 2nd Avenue and a meeting with County staff.

 

Steve Loffredo   Councilman Loffredo announced that the Barry University Golf Team was recognized as #1 in the Nation.

 

Al Davis              Councilman Davis spoke about the upcoming Evening in the Courtyard event at the Charter School.

 

Hunt Davis         Vice Mayor Davis urged everyone to vote in the upcoming election.

 

Jim McCoy         Mayor McCoy spoke about the Community Gala scheduled for November 10th at the Country Club.

 

8)             ADJOURNMENT

 

The October 16, 2012 Council Meeting was adjourned at 7:38 PM.

 

 

 

 

                                                                                                                   ________________________

                                                                                                                   Jim McCoy, Mayor

 

 

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Barbara A. Estep, MMC

Village Clerk