October 15, 2013

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October 15, 2013

TOWN OF INDIALANTIC
Brevard County, Florida 32903
REGULAR TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
October 15, 2013 Town Hall
MINUTES NO. 14-01

MINUTES OF A TOWN COUNCIL MEETING HELD IN THE INDIALANTIC TOWN HALL ON OCTOBER 15, 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

Kathy Till, Florida League of Cities, presented an overview of the Space Coast Advocacy program and provided information for participation. Council agreed to discuss this at the November meeting.

IV. PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENTS

Mayor Berkman read the following announcements:

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

B. There will be openings, including reappointments, on the Board of Adjustment, Code Enforcement Board, Heritage Committee, Parks, Recreation and Beautification Committee and Zoning and Planning Board in November

C. Town Hall will be closed Monday, November 11, 2013 for Veterans Day

V. CONSENT AGENDA

A. Minutes No. 13-13 – Regular Meeting – September 17, 2013

B. Appointments

1. Melbourne Beach Library Board – Elfriede Raedler and Thomas Carnohan would like to be reappointed. Reappoint Ms. Raedler and Mr. Carnohan

C. Acceptance of the Town Manager’s evaluation

D. Approval of the agreement to use Eau Gallie High School as a joint Emergency Operations Center if necessary

E. Approval of street resurfacing for FY-14

F. Approval of a request for a cost-of-living increase of 1.96% from Harris Sanitation in accordance with the franchise agreement for municipal solid waste, yard waste and recycling

G. Approval of Amendment #2 to the Coastal Florida Police Benevolent Association Agreement

H. Approval of Amendment #1 to the IAFF Agreement

I. Approval of the South Beaches Coalition Interlocal Agreement

Deputy Mayor Goldfarb moved to remove item F and to approve the remainder of the consent agenda. Councilmember Glass seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

F Approval of a request for a cost-of-living increase of 1.96% from Harris Sanitation in accordance with the franchise agreement for municipal solid waste, yard waste and recycling

Council received clarification as to the expiration date of the current franchise.

Mayor Berkman moved to approve item F. Deputy Mayor Goldfarb seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

VI. ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS

A. Ordinance 13-15 – Amending Provisions with Regard to Attached Signs

1. Second reading – by title only

Attorney Gougelman read the ordinance by title only.

2. Public hearing and adoption

There were no public comments.

Deputy Mayor Goldfarb moved to adopt Ordinance 13-15. Councilmember Greer seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

B. Ordinance 14-01 – Amending Provisions with Regard to Permitted Temporary Signs

1. First reading – by title only

Attorney Gougelman read the ordinance by title only.

2. Public hearing and adoption on first reading

There were no public comments.

In response to questions from Council, Town Manager Chinault advised that the amendment addresses temporary signs for special events in the Town’s parks.

Councilmember Glass moved to approve Ordinance 14-01 on first reading. Mayor Berkman seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

VII. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

A. Murals- consideration of eliminating prohibition to allowing murals.

Town Manager Chinault provided mural regulations from the City of Melbourne and noted a concern that there is no control over content.

Attorney Gougelman presented background information on experiences in Melbourne and advised that, based on the first amendment, there is an issue with regulating content.

It was the consensus of the Council that this option be pursued. Staff will provide a draft ordinance at the November meeting.

VIII. NEW BUSINESS

IX. ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

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

Town Manager Chinault gave an update on beach renourishment.

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

X. REPORTS

A. Mayor Berkman thanked the Witch Way 5k Committee for their efforts.

B. Deputy Mayor Goldfarb gave an update on the Witch Way 5k and reported that T-shirts were available for sale at Town Hall. He thanked the committee and the employees for their help.
C. Councilmember Glass had no report.

D. Councilmember Greer had no report.

E. Councilmember Hoffman thanked everyone for their support during her term on the Council.

XI. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 7:45 pm.
TOWN OF INDIALANTIC

____________________________
David Berkman
Mayor

ATTEST: _____________________
Laura Eaton, CMC
Town Clerk