April 25, 2011

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April 25, 2011

TOWN OF INDIALANTIC
Brevard County, Florida 32903
PARKS, RECREATION AND BEAUTIFICATION COMMITTEE
April 25, 2011, Council Chambers 9:00 a.m.
MINUTES 11-06

MEMBERS PRESENT
Brooke Deratany Goldfarb, Chairperson
Anne Mayer, Vice Chairperson
Catherine Berkman
Dick Dunn
Bernie Gott
Larry Michelson
JoAnne Nadeau
Marjorie Schwanbeck
Ronald H. Cassedy, Public Works Director

MEMBERS ABSENT
All present.

I. CALL TO ORDER
Chairperson Ms. Deratany Goldfarb called the meeting to order at 9:02 a.m.

II. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MEETING MINUTES
Minutes 11-05; March 28, 2011
Mr. Gott moved to approve the minutes. Mr. Michelson seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

III. TOWN HALL REPORT – MR. CASSEDY
SR-A1A Outfall @ Watson Drive-Sunrise Park
Mr. Cassedy advised the Committee that Seashore Paspalum sod will be put in place in the next couple of days.

Orlando Park
Mr. Cassedy advised that the basketball court was repaired due to damage of cracks and holes. Patching and painting were completed.

Holiday Decorations for Fifth Avenue/ SR500
The current contract with Clark Sales Display, Inc.(Tavares), will expire this year. Mr. Cassedy contacted several companies for new bids, with no company interested in Brevard County. Mr. Cassedy will renew the contact with Clark Sales Display, Inc. for three more years.

Bahama Beach Club/Indialantic Casino Historical Marker
Mr. Chinault advised the Committee the Town Council approved the marker on April 19th.

Lily Park
Mr. Chinault advised the Committee the Town Council approved the expenditure of $200.00 on April 19th from account 572.9200.

Fertig’s Sharper Cuts
Mr. Chinault advised the Committee the contract with Fertig’s will expire. Fertig’s maintains the mowing at the parks. The contract will be open for bids.

Lily Park
Ms. Nadeau advised the Committee that the project will be completed within the next few days. Ms. Nadeau asked Mr. Cassedy if staff would be able to water the park’s vegetation for the next two weeks, four to five times a week starting 04/26/11. Ms. Nadeau spoke on behalf of the Garden Club by the Sea in thanking the Committee for the $200.00 towards the project.

IV. BEAUTIFICATION
Status of Beautification Award sign
Current location is at the residence of Robert Leon Snodgrass & Norman Sumner Barnes, 1202 South Ramona Avenue. Ms. Deratany Goldfarb has yet to be contacted by 500 Orlando Blvd. The sign will remain at the current location until arrangements have been made to relocate the sign. Ms. Nadeau will make contact in person, should she notice the residence occupied. Nominations for the next location will be brought before the committee at the next scheduled meeting.

Pending Nominations:
McRee, 102 Tradewinds Terrace (Mr. Michelson)
McGrath, 138 Ormond Drive (Mr. Chinault)
Custom Financial Solutions, Inc., 442 Fourth Avenue, Attn: Leslie Murphy (Barbara Person nominated)
Kennedy, 245 Second Avenue (Ms. Berkman nominated)
Ool, 301 Michigan Avenue (still under construction)
Papaj, 1001 South Riverside Drive (Ms. Mayer nominated)

V. PARKS
Orlando Park – Brooke Deratany Goldfarb
Ms. Deratany Goldfarb noticed the fence needed to be repaired. Mr. Cassedy took note.

Dewey Park & Wavecrest Extension Park- Anne Mayer
No complaints.

Indian River Park & Tradewinds Park – Catherine Berkman
No complaints.

Nance Park, Sunrise Park & Sunset Park – Bernie Gott
Sunrise Park- questioned if the sod would be replaced where the new swale was installed.
Sunset Park- no complaints.

Mr. Gott would like to give the Town a Mangrove plant.

Wavecrest Park & Indialantic Ocean Beach Park – Larry Michelson
No complaints.

Douglas Park & Riverside Park – JoAnne Nadeau
No complaints.

Ms. Nadeau and Mr. Dunn will share the park duties. Ms. Nadeau will be out of the state from May through September.

Gus Carey Park & Sea Park – Marge Schwanbeck
No complaints.

VI. RECREATION
Easter Egg Hunt, Saturday, April 16, 2011, 9:00 a.m.
Ms. Schwanbeck purchased plastic eggs for 2012 Easter Egg Hunt. The event could only be considered yet another success.

Fourth Annual Witch Way 5K, Saturday, October 15, 2011 @ 6:30 p.m.
On 04/12/11 WW5K Committee members met with the Running Zone to discuss the upcoming event. The Running Zone now offers online registration and online payment. Work is progressing on the current contact with changes from the previous years. The contract is not currently official. The WW5K Committee members would like the Nature Conservancy to participate in the event as they participated with last year’s event.

April 28, 2011 at 8:30AM in the Council Chambers will be the next meeting for the WW5K Committee.

Andrea McKoy-Zeppuhar has agreed to compile the art work for the event.

VII. OTHER
Attendance
Ms. Schwanbeck will not be present on May 23, 2011 meeting.

VIII. ITEMS FOR NEXT MEETING – MAY 23, 2011 9:00 A.M. 11-07
A. Fourth Annual Witch Way 5K, Saturday, October 15, 2011 @ 6:30 p.m.

IX. ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was adjourned at 9:40 a.m.

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Brooke Deratany Goldfarb, Chairperson

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Victoria M. Twitty-Mercer, Secretary