September 7, 2010

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September 7, 2010

TOWN OF I N D I A L A N T I C
Brevard County, Florida 32903
SPECIAL COUNCIL MEETING
September 7, 2010 Town Hall
MINUTES NO. 10-13

MINUTES OF A SPECIAL TOWN COUNCIL MEETING HELD IN THE INDIALANTIC TOWN HALL ON SEPTEMBER 7, 2010

PRESENT: Hon. Dave Berkman, Mayor
Hon. Loren Goldfarb, Deputy Mayor
Hon. Chris Campbell, Councilmember
Hon. Lori Halbert, Councilmember
Christopher W. Chinault, Town Manager
Laura Eaton, Town Clerk

ABSENT: Hon. Mike Borysiewicz, Councilmember

This meeting was tape recorded. Records are indexed and filed where such have been summarized in typed minutes.

I. CALL TO ORDER AT 7:00 PM

Mayor Berkman called the meeting to order at 7:00 PM.

II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

III. PUBLIC HEARING ON TENTATIVE 2010-2011 MILLAGE RATE AND BUDGET

A. Council discussion of tentative budget and proposed millage rate

Town Manager Chinault advised that the proposed millage increase is being requested at this time in case of an emergency, noting that it can be reduced at the final hearing.

Council discussed the proposed millage rate and budget and noted its intent is to reduce the millage rate at the final public hearing.

B. Public Announcement – the proposed millage rate is 6.3198 which is 4.12% over the roll back millage rate of 6.0698

C. Public hearings

1. Tentative budget
2. Proposed millage rate

The following people spoke on the budget and millage:

Walt Fredrickson, 414 S. Riverside Dr.
John B. MacNeill, 1320 S. Riverside Dr.

D. Amend tentative budget (if necessary) and recomputed millage (if necessary)

E. Adoption of tentative millage rate of 6.3198

Deputy Mayor Goldfarb moved to adopt the tentative millage rate of 6.3198. Councilmember Campbell seconded. Motion carried with Mayor Berkman voting “nay.”

F. Adoption of tentative budget in the amount of $4,060,607 and tentative general fund budget in the amount of $3,288,102

Mayor Berkman moved to adopt the tentative budget in the amount of $4,060,607 and tentative general fund budget in the amount of $3,288,102. Deputy Mayor Goldfarb seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

G. Public Announcement

Mayor Berkman announced that the final hearing on the tentative millage rate and the tentative budget will be held on September 16, 2010 at 7:00 pm

IV. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 7:30 PM.

TOWN OF INDIALANTIC

___________________________
David Berkman
Mayor

ATTEST: _________________________
Laura Eaton, CMC
Town Clerk