May 20, 2014

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May 20, 2014

TOWN OF INDIALANTIC
Brevard County, Florida 32903
REGULAR TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
May 20, 2014 Town Hall
MINUTES NO. 14-09

MINUTES OF A TOWN COUNCIL MEETING HELD IN THE INDIALANTIC TOWN HALL ON MAY 20, 2014

PRESENT: 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

ABSENT: Hon. Dave Berkman, Mayor (Excused)

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. PUBLIC

There were no public comments.

IV. PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Town Clerk read the following announcements:

A. There are currently openings, including reappointments, on the Police/Fire Pension Board, the Zoning and Planning Board and the Parks, Recreation and Beautification Committee

B. There will be openings, including reappointments, on the Parks, Recreation and Beautification Committee in June

C. Town Hall will be closed Monday, May 26, 2014 – Memorial Day

V. CONSENT AGENDA

A. Minutes No. 14-08 – Regular Meeting – April 21, 2014

B. Appointments

1. Parks, Recreation and Beautification Committee – 5 openings. Marge Schwanbeck would like to be reappointed. Application received from Bill Antonetz and Jill Hoffman. Reappoint Ms. Schwanbeck and appoint Mr. Antonetz and Ms. Hoffman
2. Police/Fire Pension – 1 opening. Bruce Bogert would like to be reappointed. Reappoint Mr. Bogert
3. Zoning and Planning Board – 1 opening. Dan Sullivan would like to be reappointed. Reappoint Mr. Sullivan
4. Heritage Committee – Application received from Anne Kaylor. Appoint Ms. Kaylor

C. Approval to declare the Busy Beever Model 175 chipper as surplus

D. Approval of an EMS grant agreement with Brevard County for an intraosseous device at a cost of $2,701.30 – no local match required

Councilman Glass moved to approve the Consent Agenda. Councilmember Dunn seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

VI. ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS

A. Ordinance 14-09 – Amending Chapter 18 relating to stormwater runoff and fertilizers

1. First reading – by title only

Attorney Gougelman read the ordinance by title only.

2. Public hearing and adoption on first reading

Gary VanZonneveld, 104 First Avenue, advised that he was not in favor of this code.

Council reviewed the suggested changes and recommended the following:

Sec. 18-16(a) – select option A2
Sec. 18-16(b) – select option B2
Sec. 18-16(d) – add the additional language as proposed
Sec. 18-14 – amend as proposed

Councilmember Dunn moved to approve the ordinance on first reading as amended. Deputy Mayor Goldfarb seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

B. Ordinance 14-10 – Amending Sec. 17-106 – murals

1. First reading – by title only

Attorney Gougelman read the ordinance by title only.

2. Public hearing and adoption on first reading

Deputy Mayor Goldfarb moved to consider the ordinance. Councilmember Greer seconded.

There were no public comments.

Councilmember Glass moved to continue the public hearing until the next meeting when the Mayor would be present.

VII. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

VIII. NEW BUSINESS

A. Discussion and possible action regarding a request to consider changes to drive-through restaurant restrictions

Town Manager Chinault advised that he has received a request for Council to consider amending the 2,000 feet restriction for the location of drive-through restaurants from an existing drive-through to 500 feet.

Gary VanZonneveld, 104 First Avenue, spoke against any change.

Council discussed the negative impact this type of business could have on residential areas and agreed to make no change to the current restriction.

B. Discussion and possible action regarding engaging the services of Brown, Garganese, Weiss & D’Agresta, PA to assist with the water franchise agreement with the City of Melbourne

Town Manager Chinault advised that the water franchise agreement with Melbourne expires in 2017 and noted that Attorney Gougelman will not be able to represent either municipality in negotiations. He requested Council approval for the Town to use the services of Brown, Garganese, Weiss & D’Agresta and to approve Melbourne using Assistant City Attorney Alison Dawley.

Deputy Mayor Goldfarb moved to authorize the Town to engage Brown, Garganese, Weiss & D’Agresta and to approve Melbourne using Attorney Alison Dawley for franchise negotiations. Councilmember Dunn seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

ADDITIONAL AGENDA ITEM

Councilmember Greer requested that the June Council meeting date be changed due to a scheduling conflict.

Deputy Mayor Goldfarb moved to change the June meeting to Wednesday, June 11th. Councilmember Dunn seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

IX. ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

A. Report from Town Manager
Statistical Reports – May, 2014

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

X. REPORTS

A. Mayor Berkman was not present.

B. Deputy Mayor Goldfarb had no report.

C. Councilmember Dunn had no report.

D. Councilmember Glass advised that the report from the Lagoon Action Summit will be presented May 29th at 6:00 pm in Front Street park.

E. Councilmember Greer had no report.

XI. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 7:30 pm.
TOWN OF INDIALANTIC

____________________________
Loren Goldfarb
Deputy Mayor

ATTEST: _____________________
Laura Eaton, CMC
Town Clerk