July 15, 2014

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July 15, 2014

TOWN OF INDIALANTIC
Brevard County, Florida 32903
REGULAR TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
July 15, 2014 Town Hall
MINUTES NO. 14-11

MINUTES OF A TOWN COUNCIL MEETING HELD IN THE INDIALANTIC TOWN HALL ON JULY 15, 2014

PRESENT: Hon. Dave Berkman, Mayor
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

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

II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

III. PUBLIC

A. Resolution 14-12 – Opposing the Sale and Marketing of Flavored Tobacco Products Where Youth Have Access – Brevard Tobacco Initiative and Students Working Against Tobacco

Mayor Berkman read the Resolution and presented it to representatives from the Brevard Tobacco Initiative and Students Working Against Tobacco.

Mayor Berkman moved to approve the Resolution. Councilmember Glass seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

B. Others

IV. PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Town Clerk read the following announcements:

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

B. There will be openings, including reappointments, on the Board of Adjustment, Civil Service Board, General Employees Pension Board, Heritage Committee and the Parks, Recreation and Beautification Committee in August

C. Council qualifying dates for the November 4, 2014 election will be August 7 through August 21, 2014. Seats to be filled are: Mayor, currently held by Dave Berkman, Council Seat 2, currently held by Loren Goldfarb, and Council Seat 4, currently held by Stu Glass

V. CONSENT AGENDA

A. Minutes No. 14-10 – Regular Meeting – June 11, 2014

B. Appointments
1. Board of Adjustment – 1 opening. Safvat Kalaghchy would like to be reappointed. Reappoint Mr. Kalaghchy
2. Code Enforcement Board – 1 opening. Orlando Brillante would like to be reappointed. Reappoint Mr. Brillante

C. Resolution 14-10 – Reaffirming the Town’s support for the “Communities for a Lifetime” initiative

D. Resolution 14-11 – Establishing a Fund Balance Practice

E. Approval of the FRDAP agreement for improvements to Orlando Park in the amount of $50,000

Deputy Mayor Goldfarb moved to approve the Consent Agenda. Councilmember Dunn seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

VI. ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS

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

1. Second reading – by title only

Attorney Gougelman read the ordinance by title only.

2. Public hearing and adoption

There were no public comments.

Mayor Berkman moved to adopt Ordinance 14-10. Councilmember Greer seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

VII. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

VIII. NEW BUSINESS

A. Set proposed millage rate for FY 14-15 at 6.5835; set date for first public hearing on the millage rate and budget for September 3, 2014 at 5:30 pm; set date for second public hearing for September 16, 2014 at 7:00 pm; set tentative budget workshop for 6:00 pm on August 19, 2014

Mayor Berkman moved to approve the proposed millage rate at 6.585; set date for the first public hearing for September 3rd at 6:00 pm; set date for second public hearing for September 16th at 7:00 pm and set a budget workshop for 6:00 pm on August 19th. Councilmember Glass seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

B. Discussion and possible action regarding a proposal to improve a portion of N. Riverside Place to be funded by the residents (Requested by Mayor Berkman)

Mayor Berkman gave background information noting that the residents of the affected area have agreed to pay for the project.

Town Manager Chinault advised that if approved, the Town will initiate the design phase of the project once the cost has been paid by the residents.

Mayor Berkman moved to authorize the project. Deputy Mayor Goldfarb seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

C. Discussion and possible action regarding installation of a foot wash at Tampa Avenue (aka Sea) Park (Requested by Deputy Mayor Goldfarb)

Deputy Mayor Goldfarb advised that he has received requests for a foot wash at Tampa Avenue similar to the one installed at Sunrise Park.

Town Manager Chinault advised that there will be additional costs for this project as the water line is on the west side of S. Miramar. Council requested that a cost estimate be obtained.

Deputy Mayor Goldfarb moved to approve the project at a cost not to exceed $7,500. Mayor Berkman seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

IX. ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

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

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

X. REPORTS

A. Mayor Berkman had no report.

B. Deputy Mayor Goldfarb had no report.

C. Councilmember Dunn had no report.

D. Councilmember Glass reported on a candidates’ forum to be held in Cocoa Village.
E. Councilmember Greer had no report.

XI. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 7:40 pm.
TOWN OF INDIALANTIC

____________________________
Dave Berkman
Mayor

ATTEST: _____________________
Laura Eaton
Town Clerk