January 21, 2014

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January 21, 2014

TOWN OF INDIALANTIC
Brevard County, Florida 32903
REGULAR TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
January 21, 2014 Town Hall
MINUTES NO. 14-05

MINUTES OF A TOWN COUNCIL MEETING HELD IN THE INDIALANTIC TOWN HALL ON JANUARY 21, 2014

PRESENT: Hon. Dave Berkman, Mayor (attending telephonically)
Hon. Loren Goldfarb, Deputy Mayor
Hon. Dick Dunn, Councilmember
Hon. Stuart Glass, Councilmember
Hon. Randy Greer, 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

Deputy Mayor Goldfarb called the meeting to order at 7:00 pm.

II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

III. PERMISSION FOR MAYOR BERKMAN TO ATTEND THE MEETING TELEPHONICALLY

Deputy Mayor Goldfarb moved to approve Mayor Berkman’s attendance telephonically due to business travel. Councilmember Dunn seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

IV. PUBLIC

There were no public comments.

V. 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, Parks, Recreation and Beautification Committee, and Zoning and Planning Board

B. There will be openings, including reappointments, on the Board of Adjustment, Heritage Committee and Parks, Recreation and Beautification Committee in February

VI. CONSENT AGENDA

A. Minutes No. 14-04 – Regular Meeting – December 17, 2013

B. Appointments

1. Budget & Finance Committee – 3 openings. Bruce Bogert and Orlando Brillante would like to be reappointed. Reappoint Mr. Bogert and Mr. Brillante

2. Zoning and Planning Board – 1 opening. Mr. Kleving would like to be reappointed. Reappoint Mr. Kleving

C. Approval to convey Mayor Berkman’s compensation for the period of January 1 through June 30, 2014 to the Indialantic Volunteer Fire Department

D. Approval of Resolution 14-05 relating to beach concessions

E. Award of the Italian Ice Concession bid to Susan Dierterle

F. Approval of Resolution 14-06 – Budget Adjustment #1 for FY-14

Deputy Mayor Goldfarb moved to approve items A, B, C, D and F and to removed item E for discussion. Mayor Berkman seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

E. Award of the Italian Ice Concession bid to Susan Dierterle

In response to questions from the Council, Town Manager Chinault advised that the other bidder did not comply with the scope of the bid.

Mayor Berkman requested that discussion of beach concessions be added to the agenda for February.

Deputy Mayor Goldfarb moved to approve item E. Councilmember Glass seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

VII. ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS

A. Ordinance 14-03 – Amending the Chapter 5 references to occupational licenses

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 14-03. Councilmember Glass seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

B. Ordinance 14-04 – Administrative amendments to Chapt. 6-28 regarding the Florida Building Code

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.

Town Manager Chinault advised that this was a procedural addition to the Florida Building Code to comply with floodplain management requirements.

Councilmember Glass moved to approve the ordinance on first reading. Councilmember Greer seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

C. Ordinance 14-05 – Amending Chapter 6.5 relating to floodplain administration for specificity

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.

Councilmember Glass moved to approve the ordinance on first reading. Councilmember Dunn seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

VIII. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

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

This item was continued until the February meeting.

IX. NEW BUSINESS

A. Discussion and possible action relating to analysis of the General Employees’ Pension Plan

Councilmember Glass advised that the Plan is not funded to the recommended level and that Council has approved money for an independent analysis in the current budget.

Council discussed several options for consideration and requested that staff develop a scope for the analysis for Council approval.

B. Discussion and possible action relating to the 2014 WW5k (Requested by Deputy Mayor Goldfarb)

Deputy Mayor Goldfarb advised that the Indialantic Rotary has expressed an interest in a 5k run and requested that Council approved them as a partner in the annual WW5k. He stated that the Rotary would receive 50% of the net profits and will assume most of the responsibility for planning the race.

It was noted that a written agreement will be provided and that Deputy Mayor Goldfarb will remain the contact person.

Deputy Mayor Goldfarb moved to approve the Indialantic Rotary as a partner in the 2014 WW5k race to be held on October 11, 2014 and that the Council designate this as a special event and approve a banner over Fifth Avenue to promote the race. Councilmember Dunn seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

X. ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

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

Town Manager Chinault provided an update on the new playground equipment in Orlando Park and congratulated the Public Works department for their work in installing the equipment.

B. Report from Town Attorney had no report.

XI. REPORTS

A. Mayor Berkman requested that consideration of changing the meeting dates for March and April be added to the February agenda.

B. Deputy Mayor Goldfarb had no report.

C. Councilmember Dunn requested that staff look into providing flashing lights at pedestrian crossings.

D. Councilmember Glass had no report.

E. Councilmember Greer had no report.

XII. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 7:40 pm.

TOWN OF INDIALANTIC

____________________________
Loren Goldfarb
Deputy Mayor
ATTEST: _____________________
Laura Eaton, CMC
Town Clerk