November 28, 2011

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November 28, 2011

TOWN OF INDIALANTIC
Brevard County, Florida 32903
PARKS, RECREATION AND BEAUTIFICATION COMMITTEE
November 28, 2011, Council Chambers 9:00 a.m.
MINUTES 12-02

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 9:03 a.m.

II. APPROVAL OF PRIOR MEETING MINUTES
Minutes 12-01; October 24, 2011
Mr. Michelson moved to approve the minutes. Mr. Dunn seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

III. TOWN HALL REPORT – MR. CASSEDY
No report.

IV. BEAUTIFICATION
Status of Beautification Award sign
Current location is at the residence of 102 Tradewinds Terrace. Mr. Dunn nominated 1110 South Ramona Avenue. Ms. Mayer seconded. Motion carried unanimously. Ms. Mercer will send a letter to the property owner advising of the Committee’s decision. The sign will remain at the current location until arrangements have been made to relocate the sign. Nominations for the next location will be brought before the committee at the next scheduled meeting.

Pending Nominations:
Ool, 301 Michigan Avenue (still under construction)
Kennedy, 245 Second Avenue (Ms. Berkman nominated)
Custom Financial Solutions, Inc., 442 Fourth Avenue, Attn: Leslie Murphy (Barbara Person nominated)
Brown, 312 Melbourne Avenue (Mr. Chinault)
Endres, 138 Ormond Drive (Mr. Chinault)
Collins, 330 Ormond Drive (Mr. Chinault)
Papaj, 1001 South Riverside Drive (Ms. Mayer nominated)
Mauter, 107 Tradewinds Terrace (Mr. Michelson)

V. PARKS
Orlando Park – Brooke Deratany Goldfarb
Ms. Deratany Goldfarb mentioned to Mr. Cassedy that part of the fence post is out of place. Mr. Cassedy advised that from time to time, unknown subjects tend to kick the fence post of out place. Mr. Cassedy will make note and take care of the problem.

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

Indian River Park & Tradewinds Park – Catherine Berkman
Indian River Park- No complaints.
Tradewinds Park- Mr. Cassedy advised that a white flower invasive vine is overtaking the area of the park.

Nance Park, Sunrise Park & Sunset Park – Bernie Gott
Sunrise Park- Mr. Gott commented that a bike rack is needed.
Sunset Park- No complaints.

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

Douglas Park & Riverside Park – Dick Dunn & JoAnne Nadeau
Douglas Park- No complaints.
Riverside Park- At the end of the pier, south side, there is a loose board. Mr. Cassedy made note.

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

VI. RECREATION
Holiday Tree Lighting, December 1, 2011 @ 7:00pm
Ms. Berkman contacted Starbucks and Winn Dixie. Starbucks will be donating two (2) hot chocolate containers along with cups. Winn Dixie will be donating three hundred (300) cookies. The glow-in-the-dark necklaces were previously ordered and Ms. Berkman has the shipment at her residence. Ms. Berkman will purchase napkins. Mayor Berkman will make the announcements during the event. Members are to meet in Nance Park at 6:30pm. Set-up time has changed to 6:45pm, to set-up while the students are performing.

Winter Holiday Decoration Contest
Mayor Berkman will make an announcement during the Holiday Tree Lighting on December 1st. Ms. Deratany Goldfarb will develop a facebook.com webpage regarding the event. Ms. Berkman received a quote from Wayfast Signs that a single sided sign costs $19.00 the signs will denote winners of the event. Ms. Berkman submitted an article that was published in the Hometown News paper. The Committee will meet on December 11th to review the judging entries. Ms. Mayer will continue to deliver letters to businesses today and will contact Committee members regarding December 11th times and location at to where to meet.

VII. OTHER

VIII. ITEMS FOR NEXT MEETING – JANUARY 23, 2012 9:00 A.M. 12-03
A. Holiday Tree Lighting, December 1, 2010 @ 7:00pm
B. Winter Holiday Decoration Contest
IX. ADJOURNMENT
The meeting was adjourned at 9:46 a.m.

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Brooke Deratany Goldfarb, Chairperson

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Victoria Mercer, Secretary

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