March 19, 2013

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March 19, 2013

TOWN OF INDIALANTIC
Brevard County, Florida 32903
REGULAR TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
March 19, 2013 Town Hall
MINUTES NO. 13-06

MINUTES OF A TOWN COUNCIL MEETING HELD IN THE INDIALANTIC TOWN HALL ON MARCH 19, 2013

PRESENT: Hon. Dave Berkman, Mayor
Hon. Loren Goldfarb, Deputy Mayor
Hon. Stuart Glass, Councilmember
Hon. Randy Greer, Councilmember
Hon. Jill Hoffman, 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 to order at 7:00 PM.

II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

III. PUBLIC

A. Proclamation – Classic Reflections Car Club

Mayor Berkman presented a proclamation to members of the Classic Reflections Car Club thanking them for their support in the Town’s fundraising efforts to provide holiday lights on Fifth Avenue. Councilmember Hoffman presented a summary of the proceeds from the car show on March 2, 2013 and provided a poster denoting the show’s sponsors.

B. Proclamation – Child Abuse Prevention Month

C. Others

IV. PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Town Clerk read the following announcements:

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

B. There will be openings, including reappointments, on the Budget and Finance Committee, Code Enforcement Board, Heritage Committee and Parks, Recreation and Beautification in April

C. The annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, March 23, 2013 in Orlando Park

V. CONSENT AGENDA

A. Minutes No. 13-05 – Regular Meeting – February 19, 2013

B. Approval of 2013 craft show in Nance Park on July 13 and 14, 2013

C. Approval of a signal maintenance agreement with FDOT concerning maintenance and reimbursement for the SR-A1A/US-192 and Riverside Drive/US-192 signals

D. Approval to cancel the Parking Meter Use Agreement with Java Surf and approval of amendment to the Parking Meter Use Agreement with Bizzarro’s Pizza

E. Approval to use Point and Pay to accept online payments

F. Approval to declare the 1991 Ford F-350 as surplus and authorize the Town Manager to dispose of it

Deputy Mayor Goldfarb moved to approve items A, C, D and F. Councilmember Glass seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

B. Approval of 2013 craft show in Nance Park on July 13 and 14, 2013

After discussion, Council agreed to continue the vendor restrictions for the art and craft shows.

E. Approval to use Point and Pay to accept online payments

Deputy Mayor Goldfarb received further clarification on accepting debit and credit card payments.

Deputy Mayor Goldfarb moved to approve items B and E. Mayor Berkman seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

VI. APPOINTMENTS

A. Board of Adjustment – 1 opening. James Bates would like to be reappointed

Deputy Mayor Goldfarb moved to reappoint Mr. Bates. Councilmember Greer seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

B. Budget and Finance Committee – 2 openings. Mike Melhado and Karen Turja would like to be reappointed.

Mayor Berkman moved to reappoint Mr. Melhado and Ms. Turja. Councilmember Hoffman seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

VII. ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS

A. Ordinance No. 13-08 – Relating to outdoor cafes

1. Second reading – by title only

Attorney Gougelman read the ordinance by title only.

2. Public hearing and adoption

There were no public comments.

Councilmember Glass moved to adopt Ordinance 13-08. Councilmember Hoffman seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

B. Resolution No. 13-05 – Adopting revised building permit fees

Attorney Gougelman read the resolution by title only.

Councilmember Glass received clarification regarding fees for satellite dishes.

Councilmember Glass moved to adopt Resolution No. 13-05. Councilmember Hoffman seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

VIII. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

A. Discussion and possible action regarding boardwalk/crossover renovation

Town Manager Chinault reviewed possible options for improvements to the boardwalk and/or crossovers.

Council requested that the Town Manager provide an estimate for seating areas at crossover #10, #11 and at Watson Drive for the April meeting.

B. Discussion related to the Indialantic volunteer firefighters (continued from the February 19, 2013 meeting)

This was continued until the April meeting.

IX. NEW BUSINESS

X. ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

A. Report from Town Manager
Statistical Reports – February, 2013

The Town Manager also advised that interest has been expressed in providing gas pumps at 7-11.

During discussion relating to pedestrian crossing signs, Council requested that Attorney Gougelman send a letter to FDOT referencing the statutory requirement for wording on the signs.

Council requested that the employee survey be redistributed in April with the addition of a question relating to improvement in overall satisfaction. Results of the survey will be reviewed at the May meeting.

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

XI. REPORTS

A. Mayor Berkman had no report.

B. Deputy Mayor Goldfarb had no report.

C. Councilmember Glass had no report.

D. Councilmember Greer had no report.

E. Councilmember Hoffman reported on the South Beaches Coalition meeting.

XII. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 7:35 pm.

TOWN OF INDIALANTIC

____________________________
David Berkman
Mayor
ATTEST: _____________________
Laura Eaton, CMC
Town Clerk