April 19, 2011

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April 19, 2011

TOWN OF INDIALANTIC
Brevard County, Florida 32903
REGULAR TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
April 19, 2011 Town Hall
MINUTES NO. 11-08

MINUTES OF A REGULAR TOWN COUNCIL MEETING HELD IN THE INDIALANTIC TOWN HALL ON APRIL 19, 2011

PRESENT: Hon. Dave Berkman, Mayor
Hon. Loren Goldfarb, Deputy Mayor
Hon. Chris Campbell, Councilmember
Hon. Stuart Glass, Councilmember
Hon. Randy Greer, Councilmember
Paul Gougelman, Town Attorney
Christopher W. Chinault, Town Manager
Laura Eaton, Town Clerk

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

I. CALL TO ORDER AT 7:00 PM

Mayor Berkman called the meeting order at 7:00 pm.

II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

III. 2009/2010 AUDIT PRESENTATION – Debbie Goode, Hoyman Dobson

Ms. Goode reviewed the audit report for 2009/2010 noting that the Town received a clean report and increased its fund balance by $56,000.

Mayor Berkman moved to accept the audit report. Councilman Campbell seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

IV. PUBLIC

A. Presentation of a Community Partnership Award to the Indialantic Police Department – Dr. Jack Sidoran, Department of Children and Families

Dr. Sidoran presented a Community Partnership Award to Sgt. Baker thanking the Department for its collaboration with the Department of Children and Families.

B. Others

Roger Ross, 212 Second Avenue, displayed a canister provided by the Surf Riders that could be used at the beach to deposit cigarette butts and fishing line. Town Manager Chinault suggested that Mr. Ross contact Public Works Director Ron Cassedy.
Mike Meyer, 225 First Avenue, spoke on the canister.

V. PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Town Clerk read the following announcements:

A. There are currently openings, including reappointments, on the on the Budget and Finance Committee, Code Enforcement Board, Heritage Committee and Parks, Recreation and Beautification Committee

B. There will be openings, including reappointments, on the Civil Service Board, General Employees Pension Board, Parks, Recreation and Beautification Committee and Zoning and Planning Board in May

C. The Zoning and Planning Board will be reviewing the sign ordinance on Tuesday, April 26th at 5:30 pm

VI. CONSENT AGENDA

A. Minutes No. 11-07 – Regular Meeting – March 15, 2011

B. Approval for the Town to apply for a historical marker for the Bahama Beach Club/Indialantic Casino in Nance Park (Requested by the Heritage Committee)

C. Resolution 11-06 relating to beach parking permit fees

D. Authorization for the Town Manager to approve out of state travel for the Fire Chief and/or a paramedic for the purpose of securing a ladder truck

Deputy Mayor Goldfarb moved to approve the consent agenda. Councilman Campbell seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

VII. APPOINTMENTS

A. Budget and Finance Committee – 1 opening. Eugene Terkoski would like to be reappointed. Application received from Dick Dunn and Lisa Frazier

Councilman Glass moved to reappoint Mr. Terkoski. Mayor Berkman seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

B. Heritage Committee – 4 openings. Carol Andren, Denise Bozeman and Jenifer Marx would like to be reappointed

Mayor Berkman moved to reappoint Ms. Andren, Ms. Bozeman and Ms. Marx. Deputy Mayor Goldfarb seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

C. Parks, Recreation and Beautification Committee – 3 openings. Application received from Dick Dunn

Deputy Mayor Goldfarb moved to appoint Mr. Dunn. Councilman Campbell seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

VIII. ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS

A. Ordinance 11-06 – Amending Sections 10-13.2 and 10-13.4 relating to sound amplifying equipment

1. Second reading – by title only

The Town Clerk read the ordinance by title only.

2. Public hearing and adoption

There were no public comments.

Mayor Berkman moved to adopt Ordinance 11-06. Councilman Greer seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

B. Ordinance 11-07 – Amending Sections 6-168 and 6-172 relating to alarm systems

1. Second reading – by title only

The Town Clerk read the ordinance by title only.

2. Public hearing and adoption

There were no public comments.

Councilman Campbell moved to adopt Ordinance 11-07. Councilman Glass seconded.

Deputy Mayor Goldfarb stated that he was in favor of keeping the number of false alarms allowed without a penalty at five and requested that the ordinance be amended to remove any changes to Sec. 6-172.

Councilman Campbell moved to amend the motion to adopt Ordinance 11-07 with no changes to Sec. 6-172. Deputy Mayor Goldfarb seconded. Motion to adopt Ordinance 11-07 as amended carried unanimously.

C. Ordinance 11-08 – Amending Section 17-100 relating to private driveways in residence districts

1. Second reading – by title only

The Town Clerk read the ordinance by title only.

2. Public hearing and adoption

There were no public comments.

Councilman Campbell moved to adopt Ordinance 11-08. Deputy Mayor Goldfarb seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

D. Ordinance 11-10 – Amending Section 8-46 relating to lot clearing

1. First reading – by title only

The Town Clerk read the ordinance by title only.

2. Public hearing and adoption on first reading

There were no public comments.

Town Manager Chinault noted that this change is a technical correction to provide consistency.

Deputy Mayor Goldfarb moved to approve Ordinance 11-10 on first reading. Councilman Campbell seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

E. Ordinance 11-11 – Amending Sec. 15-18 relating to parking fines

1. First reading – by title only

The Town Clerk read the ordinance by title only.

2. Public hearing and adoption on first reading

There were no public comments.

Councilman Campbell moved to approve Ordinance 11-11. Councilman Glass seconded.

Councilman Greer requested that the ordinance be revised to provide a specified time frame in Sec. 15-25(d) of not less often than once per calendar month. Councilman Campbell and Councilman Glass accepted the amendment. The motion to approve Ordinance 11-11 as amended carried unanimously.

IX. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

A. Acceptance of the report from Councilmember Glass regarding decorative lights on Fifth Avenue

Councilman Glass reviewed information regarding decorative lights on Fifth Avenue noting that the cost would be prohibitive.
Councilman Glass moved to accept the report. Mayor Berkman seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

X. NEW BUSINESS

A. Discussion and possible action regarding allocating $200 of the Witch Way 5k net revenue provided for park projects to the Lily Park planting effort

Deputy Mayor Goldfarb moved to allocate $200 of the Witch Way 5k proceeds to the Garden Club by the Sea for Lily Park. Mayor Berkman seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

B. Discussion and possible action regarding the speed limit on Magnolia Drive from Orlando Blvd. to Miami Avenue

Council reviewed the traffic study with the Manager’s recommendation that the speed limit remain at 25 mph.

Mike Meyer, 225 First Avenue, noted that based on the study the speed limit does not need to be changed.

Mayor Berkman moved to reduce the speed limit from 25 mph to 20 mph. Councilman Glass seconded. Motion did not pass with Mayor Berkman and Councilman Glass voting “aye” and Deputy Mayor Goldfarb, Councilman Campbell and Councilman Greer voting “nay.”

XI. ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

A. Report from Town Manager
Statistical Reports – March, 2011

Town Manager Chinault advised Council of an item for the May agenda regarding naming the barrier island.

B. Report from Town Attorney – Attorney Gougelman had no report.

XII. REPORTS

A. Mayor Berkman thanked Councilman Campbell and Councilman Glass for their help with beach cleanup.

B. Deputy Mayor Goldfarb requested that letters be sent to notify residents of the upcoming change in trash collection and to further solicit email addresses.

C. Councilmember Campbell had no report.

D. Councilmember Glass reported that he attended a County Commission meeting on March 22, 2011 for discussion on the Mars science laboratory launch.

E. Councilmember Greer reported that the landscaping workshop will be rescheduled and will probably be held in June.

XIII. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 8:00 pm.
TOWN OF INDIALANTIC

____________________________
David Berkman
Mayor

ATTEST: _____________________
Laura Eaton, CMC
Town Clerk