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Village Council Meeting Minutes - October 7, 2014

MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE

REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING

The Miami Shores Village Council held their regularly scheduled Council Meeting in the Council Chambers of Village Hall on Tuesday, October 7, 2014. The meeting was called to order at 7:30 PM with the following individuals present:

PRESENT:                        Herta Holly                                                    ABSENT:              Ivonne Ledesma

                                           Jesse Walters

                                           Hunt Davis

                                           Jim McCoy

ALSO PRESENT:             Tom Benton, Village Manager

                                           Barbara Estep, Village Clerk

                                           Richard Sarafan, Village Attorney

PUBLIC INPUT: For items appearing on Council Agenda

Patrice Gillespie-Smith    Ms. Gillespie-Smith spoke of the MPO grant.

            

PRESENTATION

 

Presentation of Art in Public Places piece for Village Hall front lawn.

 

Fine Arts Commission Chair, Susan Ackley, presented information regarding the proposed artwork to be erected on the front lawn of Village Hall. Following a discussion regarding the pieces, the Council agreed that the pieces were appropriate for installation.

 

CONSIDERATIONS

 

1)           VILLAGE CLERK                                                                                  Barbara A. Estep

  1. APPROVAL OF THE SEPTEMBER 16, 2014 BUDGET HEARING AND COUNCIL

MEETING MINUTES.

Vice Mayor Walters moved approval of the Minutes as submitted. Councilman Davis seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

2)           VILLAGE PLANNING DEPARTMENT                                               David Dacquisto

  1. AN ORDINANCE OF THE MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE COUNCIL AMENDING THE MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE CODE OF ORDINANCES TO REPEAL CHAPTER 8.5 FLOOD DAMAGE PREVENTION; TO ADOPT A NEW CHAPTER 8.5 FLOOD MANAGEMENT ORDINANCE; TO ADOPT FLOOD HAZARD MAPS, TO DESIGNATE A FLOODPLAIN ADMINISTRATOR, TO ADOPT PROCEDURES AND CRITERIA FOR DEVELOPMENT IN FLOOD HAZARD AREAS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES; TO ADOPT LOCAL ADMINISTRATIVE AMENDMENTS TO THE FLORIDA BUILDING CODE; PROVIDING FOR APPLICABILITY, REPEALER; SEVERABILITY; AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

Ms. Estep read the caption of the ordinance into the record. Mr. Dacquisto provided information regarding the purpose of the code amendment which is to bring the Code Chapter into compliance with FEMA and State regulations. Mr. Dacquisto, indicating that the ordinances submitted as Agenda items 2A and 2B go hand-in-hand. Following a brief discussion, Councilman Davis moved approval of the ordinance as proposed. Councilman McCoy seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

  1. AN ORDINANCE OF THE MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE COUNCIL AMENDING THE VILLAGE CODE OF ORDINANCES, CHAPTER 6, BUILDINGS AND BUILDING REGULATIONS, BY ADDING NEW SECTIONS, SECTION 6-9 THROUGH SECTION 6-13, PROVIDING FOR REGULATIONS AND AMENDMENTS TO THE FLORIDA BUILDING CODE ADDRESSING MINIMUM REQUIRED BUILDING ELEVATIONS TO CONFORM TO THE REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH IN CHAPTER 8.5: FLOOD MANAGEMENT, OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES, PROVIDING FOR CONFLICTS, PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY, PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

Ms. Estep read the title of the ordinance into the record. Councilman Davis moved approval of the ordinance on first reading. Councilman McCoy seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

  1. AN ORDINANCE OF THE MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE COUNCIL, MIAMI SHORES, FLORIDA, ADOPTING THE 2015 CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS PROJECT SCHEDULE ANNUAL UPDATE TO THE MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE 2025 COMPREHENSIVE PLAN; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

Ms. Estep read the caption of the ordinance into the record. Mr. Dacquisto spoke of the proposed ordinance, indicating that adopting the 2015 Capital Improvements Project Schedule is a formality required by the provisions of the of the laws regulating the Comprehensive Plan Updates. Councilman Davis moved approval of the ordinance on first reading. Councilman McCoy seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

3)           VILLAGE MANAGER                                                                            Tom Benton

  1. A RESOLUTION OF THE MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE COUNCIL DECLARING THE OFFICIAL INTENT OF MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE TO REIMBURSE EXPENDITURES INCURRED WITH RESPECT TO CERTAIN PROJECTS OR PROGRAMS WITH DEBT PROCEEDS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

Ms. Estep read the title of the resolution into the record. Mr. Benton provided background information as to the reason for introducing the resolution, stating that the resolution will allow for reimbursement of incurred expenses associated with the sewer project once the special taxing district is in place. Vice Mayor Walters moved approval of the resolution. Councilman McCoy seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

  1. AWARD OF BID FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A DOWNTOWN SANITATION SEWER SYSTEM AND WATER MAIN SYSTEM UPGRADE TO LAYNE HEAVY CIVIL INC. IN THE AMOUNT OF $3,534,783.

Mr. Benton spoke of the sewer project bidding process and the fact that the Administration is pleased with the outcome of the RFP and the team submitting the proposed bid, Layne Heavy Civil Inc. who has been installing a similar sewer system in the Florida Keys.   Mr. Benton stated that he is recommending award of the bid. Councilman McCoy moved to award the sewer/water main construction project bid to Layne Heavy Civil Inc. in the amount of $3,534,783. Vice Mayor Walters seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

 

  1. APPROVAL TO ENGAGE TY LIN/HJ ROSS INTERNATIONAL TO PROVIDE CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT/INSPECTION SERVICES FOR THE SANITARY SEWER AND WATER MAIN CONSTRUCTION PROJECT.

Mr. Benton offered information regarding the construction management phase of the sewer/water main installation project and recommended that the Council approve the proposed contract with TY Lin/HJ Ross International in an amount not to exceed $170,000. Councilman McCoy moved to approve the proposed contract. Vice Mayor Walters seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

4)           VILLAGE COUNCIL                                                                              Hunt Davis

  1. DISCUSSION AND POSSIBLE ACTION CONCERNING THE INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE MIAMI-DADE METROPOLITAN PLANNING ORGANIZATION (MPO) AND MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE TO JOINTLY FUND THE MIAMI SHORES VILLAGE MULTIMODAL MOBILITY STUDY.

Councilman Davis spoke of the MPO grant application and the fact that the Village received the award for funding a study related to improving pedestrian/bicycle safety throughout the Village. Councilman Davis asked that the Council approve the interlocal agreement required to initiate work on the proposed study. Councilman Davis then moved to approve the interlocal agreement as submitted and thanked the members of his committee that worked on the grant submission. Councilman McCoy seconded the motion and the vote was unanimous in favor of the motion.

5)           ANNOUNCEMENTS

Ms. Estep read the announcements.

 

6)             PUBLIC COMMENTS

Alice Burch         Ms. Burch spoke of the MPO grant and the people that worked to put the grant together including Councilman Davis and the Police Department for the traffic statistics. She further spoke about the upcoming charity event scheduled for Sunday, November 9th.

7)             COUNCIL COMMENTS

Jesse Walters       Vice Mayor Walters stated that he is happy to see the Village moving forward with the sewer installation and thanked the Council for voting yes. He further stated that the downtown buildings are now at 85% occupancy due to three new tenants moving in.

Hunt Davis          Councilman Davis spoke of the work that has been done over many years in getting the sewer project to its present status and thanked staff and Councilman McCoy for their work on the project over the last number of years.

Jim McCoy          Councilman McCoy stated that he is happy to see sewers getting started and that Staff has done lots of the work getting to this point in the process.

Herta Holly         Mayor Holly applauded Mr. Benton for his perseverance with the sewer project and congratulated Susan Ackley on her recent appointment as Vice Chair of the County’s Art in Public Places Committee. Mayor Holly also spoke of upcoming programming at the Library.

 

8)             ADJOURNMENT

The October 7, 2014 Council Meeting was adjourned at 8:15 PM.

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                                                                                                                   Herta Holly, Mayor

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Barbara A. Estep, MMC

Village Clerk