August 16, 2011

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August 16, 2011

TOWN OF INDIALANTIC
Brevard County, Florida 32903
REGULAR TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
August 16, 2011 Town Hall
MINUTES NO. 11-13

MINUTES OF A REGULAR TOWN COUNCIL MEETING HELD IN THE INDIALANTIC TOWN HALL ON AUGUST 16, 2011

PRESENT: Hon. Dave Berkman, Mayor
Hon. Loren Goldfarb, Deputy Mayor
Hon. Chris Campbell, Councilman
Hon. Stuart Glass, Councilman
Hon. Randy Greer, Councilman
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. PUBLIC

There were no public comments.

IV. PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Town Clerk read the following announcements:

A. There are currently openings, including reappointments, on the Board of Adjustment, Code Enforcement Board, General Employees’ Pension Board, Heritage Committee and Parks, Recreation and Beautification Committee

B. There will be openings, including reappointments, on the Board of Adjustment, Code Enforcement Board, General Employees’ Pension Board, Heritage Committee and Parks, Recreation and Beautification Committee in September

C. Council qualifying dates for the November 8, 2011 election will be August 12 through August 26, 2011. Seats to be filled are: Council Seat 1, currently held by Randy Greer, and Council Seat 3, currently held by Chris Campbell.

D. Town Hall will be closed Monday, September 5, 2011 for Labor Day

V. CONSENT AGENDA

A. Minutes No. 11-12 – Regular Meeting – July 27, 2011

B. Approval of contract extension with TruGreen ChemLawn extending the service through September 30, 2012 with no increase in cost

C. Approval of the tentative schedule for the 60th Anniversary Celebration

D. Approval of agreement with Dr. John McPherson for medical direction services for $600 for FY-12

Councilmember Campbell moved to approve the Consent Agenda. Councilman Glass seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

VI. APPOINTMENTS

A. Board of Adjustment – 2 openings. Brian Dullaghan would like to be reappointed

Mayor Berkman moved to re-appoint Mr. Dullaghan. Councilmember Campbell seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

B. Heritage Committee – 3 openings. Joan Sherman would like to be reappointed. Application received from Linda Coleman

Deputy Mayor Goldfarb moved to re-appoint Ms. Sherman and appoint Ms. Coleman. Mayor Berkman seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

C. Parks, Recreation and Beautification Committee – 5 openings. Cathy Berkman, Bernie Gott and Larry Michelson would like to be reappointed

Councilmember Campbell moved to re-appoint Ms. Berkman, Mr. Gott and Mr. Michelson. Councilmember Greer Seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

VII. ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS

A. Ordinance 11-12 – Amending Chapt. 5.5 relating to landscaping

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.

Deputy Mayor Goldfarb moved to adopt Ordinance 11-12. Councilmember Campbell seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

B. Ordinance 11-16 – Amending Sec. 10-13.2 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.

Deputy Mayor Goldfarb moved to adopt Ordinance 11-16. Councilmember Campbell seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

C. Ordinance 11-17 – Amending the sign ordinance

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 11-17. Councilmember Greer seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

VIII. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

A. Jill Hoffman to present a marketing plan for paver sales – discussion and possible action

Ms. Hoffman presented an outline for marketing the pavers that was similar to the Town Centre Committee’s plan. She is looking for volunteers to help with the project noting that she has five volunteers now. She advised that they are looking into some type of promotional material and noted that installing the pavers that have been sold to date would help promote the sale.

Ms. Hoffman agreed to review the orders prior to installing the pavers.

Deputy Mayor Goldfarb suggested Ms. Hoffman speak to the Parks, Recreation and Beautification Committee.

Ann Bernick, 151 Miami Avenue, suggested putting paver information in the WW5K race bags and asking Longdogger’s to do the same for their upcoming event.

Mayor Berkman moved to approve installing the pavers that have already been sold and to advertise that the proceeds will be used to rebuild the boardwalk. Councilmember Campbell seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

IX. NEW BUSINESS

A. Discussion and possible action regarding declaring a 5k race sponsored by Longdoggers on September 17, 2011 as a special event.

Town Manager Chinault and Mayor Berkman gave background information.

Mayor Berkman moved to designate September 17, 2011 as a special event. Deputy Mayor Goldfarb seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

Deputy Mayor Goldfarb received clarification regarding having two races on the same day.

X. ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

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

Town Manager Chinault noted that on August 23, 2011, the County Commission will be discussing dogs on the beach and would like input from the Town.

Town Manager Chinault gave an update on the Causeway construction.

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

XI. REPORTS

A. Mayor Berkman has no report.

B. Deputy Mayor Goldfarb noted the Witch Way 5K race planning was going well.

C. Councilmember Campbell had no report.

D. Councilmember Glass had no report.

E. Councilmember Greer had no report.

XII. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 7:25 pm.
TOWN OF INDIALANTIC

____________________________
David Berkman
Mayor

ATTEST: _____________________
Laura Eaton, CMC
Town Clerk