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May 26, 2009

TOWN OF INDIALANTIC
Brevard County, Florida 32903
PARKS, RECREATION AND BEAUTIFICATION COMMITTEE
May 26, 2009, Council Chambers 9:00 a.m.
MINUTES 09-07
Members Present: Members Absent:
Catherine Berkman, Chairperson
Marjorie Schwanbeck, Vice Chairperson
Chris Campbell
Brooke Deratany Goldfarb
Bernie Gott
Andrea McKoy-Zeppuhar
Larry Michelson
Victoria M. Twitty-Mercer, Secretary
I. Call to Order
Chairperson Ms. Berkman called the meeting to order at 9:04 a.m.
II. Approval of prior Meeting Minutes
Minutes 09-06; April 27, 2009
Mr. Gott moved to approve the minutes. Mr. Michelson seconded. Motion carried unanimously.
III. Town Hall Report –Mr. Chinault for Mr. Cassedy
Indialantic Ocean Beach Park
The project of installing low-mounted, louvered bollard fixtures is complete. Florida Power & Light Company removed the current light fixtures south of access eight past crossover number fifteen, completing the project May 11, 2009.
Boardwalk
Damage was done to the boardwalk ramp at access six. Public Works will be conducting the repair. Payment for the damage from the suspect has already been processed and the suspects insurance company is expected to pay the Town for the damage.
Golf Cart Parking
Three golf cart only parking spaces have been added to the west side of Wavecrest Avenue immediately south of Fifth Avenue. Non-personnel costs were covered by the Friday @ Fifth group.
Movie
The agreement has been signed and the payment has been mailed for the movie “An American Tail”.
IV. Beautification
Status of Beautification Award sign
The current location of the sign is Jake’s Boardwalk, 110 South Miramar Avenue. Ms. McKoy- Zeppuhar nominated to have the sign relocated to 201 Eighth Avenue. Mr. Campbell seconded. Nomination carried unanimously. Ms. Twitty-Mercer will mail out a letter this date and notify the homeowner of the selection.
V. Parks
Catherine Berkman: Indian River Park, Tradewinds Park & Nance Park
Nance Park restrooms had a foul odor to them this past weekend. No other complaints regarding the other parks.
Marge Schwanbeck: Dewey Park, Gus Carey Park & Sea Park
Not complaints.
Chris Campbell: Douglas Park (just assigned this date)
Orlando Park- picnic table bench seat seems to be worn, bowed down, looks unstable.
Brooke Deratany Goldfarb: Orlando Park
No complaints.
Bernie Gott: Sunrise Park & Sunset Park
Unknown subjects are dumping yard waste/ debris in the area of Sunset Park.
No parking is still an issue at Sunrise Park by the crossover.
Riverside Park- railings are missing from the western most end of the pier reported to Public Works.
Andrea McKoy- Zeppuhar: Riverside Park (just assigned this date)
Larry Michelson: Wavecrest Extension Park, Wavecrest Park & Indialantic Ocean Beach
Park
Across from Wendy’s Restaurant, on a crossover, there is a railing and board in need of repair.
VI. Recreation
Family Movie Night at Town Hall, Friday, June 26, 2009 7:00 p.m.
Ms. Berkman spoke with Eddie Struttmann from Ace Hardware and he advised that he would be lending the committee a popcorn machine and the popcorn ingredients for the machine. The remaining preparation of this event is tabled until the next meeting of June 22, 2009.
Witch Way 5K, October 17, 2009:
The agreement between the Town and Running Zone has been signed and mailed back to them. Ms. Deratany Goldfarb questioned what charity would be chosen for this year’s event. Some of the suggestions were:
Indialantic Elementary or Hoover Middle School, Indialantic
(e.g. P.E. equipment, chorus, landscaping)
Space Coast Marine Institute, Melbourne
Sea Turtle Preservation Society, Indialantic
This discussion has been tabled until the next meeting of June 22, 2009.
VII. Other
Memorial and Location for Betty Preece
Betty Preece passed away Sunday, May 17, 2009. The Committee would like to recognize her in her time and dedication to the Town’s Committee. Some of the suggestions were:
A plaque near the rock garden in Nance Park.
Dedicate a accessible picnic table in her honor.
Planting a tree in one of the parks in Town.
Ms. McKoy- Zeppuhar will review the matter and it will be discussed at the next meeting on June 22, 2009.
VIII. Items for next Meeting – June 22, 2009 (09-08)
A.
Family Movie Night at Town Hall, Friday, June 26, 2009
B.
Witch Way 5K, Saturday, October 17, 2009
C.
Memorial and Location for same for Betty Preece
IX. Adjournment
The meeting was adjourned at 9:49 a.m.
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Catherine Berkman, Chairperson Victoria M. Twitty-Mercer, Secretary
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