June 21, 2010

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[ Town Centre Committee - Meeting Minutes ]
June 21, 2010

Brevard County, Florida 32903
June 21, 2010 6:00 p.m.

Members Present
Helen Yarbrough, Co-Chair
Mike McCabe, Co-Chair
Rhoda Waxman

Nancee Hay
Jill Hoffman
Garrett Oates
Lois Schiessl

Members Absent
Djon Pepaj (E)
Jenifer Marx

I. Call to order at 6:00 p.m.
Co-Chairperson Yarbrough called the meeting to order at 6:00 p.m.

II. Approval of Minutes
No minutes to approve at this time

III. Identified Tasks
2.1 Ordinance changes for signage (Rhoda and Garat)
2.2 Recommend Zoning changes (Roger)
2.3 Lower speed limit on Fifth Avenue (Mike)
2.4 Develop Action Plan for providing Parking on 4th, 5th, & 6th Ave (Lois, Jill, Djon)
2.5 Landscape Improvements (address inconsistencies in maintenance of median (Jenifer and Garat)
2.6 Palm Ave – Crossing critical for lower speed or stop light (Mike)
2.7 Bike Lane (Mike)
2.8 News Articles (Nancee)
The above tasks have been reassigned to reflect new members of the committee.

IV. Report from Chairperson Yarbrough
Co-Chairperson Yarbrough discussed a questionnaire Councilmember Campbell asked for the committee to review the questions. Co-Chairperson Yarbrough noted the next meeting date falls on a holiday and the meeting has been moved to July 12, 2010.

V. Miscellaneous Items
Ms. Waxman discussed the questions from Town Manager Chinault regarding the pavers. Ms. Waxman answered the questions and also provided literature for Town Manager Chinault. Members of the committee discussed that they would like the pavers put behind the Boardwalk on the eastside of Wavecrest Avenue.
Ms. Schiessl moved to approve the above location. Ms. Waxman seconded. Motion carried with all in favor.

Ms. Hoffman noted that Town Manager Chinault is e-mailing grants to her for review. Ms. Hoffman noted that Shannon needed a little more information from the committee for the grant she is working on.

Mr. McCabe noted that the Netter building next door to Town Hall is vacant and would be a benefit for the Town to purchase for extra parking. There is a possibility of applying for a Florida Forever grant for eh purchase of the property and a Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) grant for converting it into a parking lot.

Mr. Oates discussed solar parking meters and the increase in revenue they could bring the Town. Mr. Oates noted the benefits could be an increase of up to 52% in the first five (5) months.
Co-Chairperson Yarbrough noted the committee needs to provide to Town Council a common action plan to include the following:
Ø Final plan of the pavers
Ø Parking solution
Ø Address the items the committee is working on (diversion of traffic)

Ms. Waxman and Mr. Oates will present the ordinance changes to Town Manager Chinault.

Ms. Hay presented to the Committee a news article pertaining to bike paths.

VI. Items for next meeting – Monday, July 12, 2010 at 6:00 p.m.

VII. Adjournment
The meeting was adjourned at 7:45 p.m.

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Helen Yarbrough, Chairperson Jennifer Fortin, Secretary