October 26, 2009

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October 26, 2009

Brevard County, Florida 32903
October 26, 2009, Council Chambers 9:00 a.m.

Members Present
Catherine Berkman, Chairperson
Marjorie Schwanbeck, Vice Chairperson
Bernie Gott
Larry Michelson
Victoria M. Twitty-Mercer, Secretary

Members Absent
Chris Campbell
Brooke Deratany Goldfarb
Andrea McKoy-Zeppuhar

I. Call to Order
Chairperson Ms. Berkman called the meeting to order at 9:12 a.m.

II. Approval of prior Meeting Minutes
Minutes 09-10; September 28, 2009
Ms. Schwanbeck moved to approve the minutes. Mr. Gott seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

III. Town Hall Report –Mr. Cassedy
No Report

IV. Beautification
Status of Beautification Award sign
Ms. Berkman advised that the new location of the sign is at the Platt/Brown residence, 808 North Riverside Drive.

V. Parks
Catherine Berkman- Indian River Park, Tradewinds Park & Nance Park
No complaints.

Marge Schwanbeck- Dewey Park, Gus Carey Park & Sea Park
No complaints.
Nance Park- Looks as if unknown persons are sleeping under the stairs by the volleyball court hedges.

Chris Campbell- Douglas Park
Not present.

Brooke Deratany Goldfarb- Orlando Park
Not present.

Bernie Gott- Sunrise Park & Sunset Park
Sunrise Park- No complaints.
Sunset Park- Vehicles parking in the no parking area. Maybe the sign needs to be reworded “no motorized vehicles”.
Beach- Accumulation of litter on the beach.

Andrea McKoy- Zeppuhar- Riverside Park
Not present.

Larry Michelson- Wavecrest Extension Park, Wavecrest Park & Indialantic Ocean Beach
South of the Emergency Ramp at access six, there are boards loose. North of the Emergency Ramp, the boards have been replaced and look great. Proposes to have boards that need to be replaced at access six, be replaced with the same material North of the Emergency Ramp.

VI. Recreation
Family Movie Night at Town Hall
Tabled for November 23, 2009 meeting.

Witch Way 5K, Saturday, October 17, 2009
Ms. Berkman advised that there were about 25 to 30 more runners than the 2008 participation count. Ms. Deratany Goldfarb sold the remaining t-shirts.

Tree Lighting, Thursday, December 03, 2009, 7:00 p.m.
Ms. Schwanbeck will be in charge of the ordering of the neon necklaces for the chorus and the purchase of the candy canes for Santa Claus. Ms. Berkman will contact Winn Dixie and Publix in asking for donations of cookies. Starbucks will also be contacted for donations of hot chocolate and coffee. Members are to meet at 6:15 for setup.

VII. Other
Memorial and Location for Betty Preece
Tabled for November 23, 2009 meeting, Committee members are encouraged to visit Sunset Park and observe the bench. It’s a donated memorial bench.

VIII. Items for next Meeting – November 23, 2009 (10-02)
A. Tree Lighting, Thursday, December 03, 2009
B. Family Movie Night at Town Hall
C. Replacement boards for Boardwalk in Indialantic Ocean Beach Park
D. Memorial and Location for same for Betty Preece

IX. Adjournment
The meeting was adjourned at 9:58 a.m.

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Catherine Berkman, Chairperson Victoria M. Twitty-Mercer, Secretary