December 10, 2014

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December 10, 2014

TOWN OF INDIALANTIC
Brevard County, Florida 32903
REGULAR TOWN COUNCIL MEETING
December 10, 2014 Town Hall
MINUTES NO. 15-03

MINUTES OF A TOWN COUNCIL MEETING HELD IN THE INDIALANTIC TOWN HALL ON DECEMBER 10, 2014

PRESENT: Hon. Dave Berkman, Mayor
Hon. Stuart Glass, Deputy Mayor
Hon. Dick Dunn, Councilmember
Hon. Randy Greer, Councilmember
Hon. Jill Hoffman, Councilmember
Paul Gougelman, Town Attorney
Christopher W. Chinault, Town Manager
Jennifer Small, Deputy 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 order at 7:07 pm.

II. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

III. PUBLIC

A. Gary VanZonneveld, 104 First Avenue, Indialantic, FL 32903. Mr. VanZonneveld wanted to know, at what point did a resident need to get a dumpster? He was not happy with the garbage pickup situation on Fourth Avenue. Town Manager Chinault informed the Board that the property owners were sited and believes the issue was solved.

B. Mike Daniel, 2140 N. Shannon Avenue, Indialantic, FL 32903, of the Surf Rider Foundation. Mr. Daniel would like the Town to do an ordinance preventing seismic testing in Indialantic. He stated that the testing will harm marine animals and will not be good for tourism. Mr. Daniel gave Mayor Berkman copies of ordinances from other Towns. The Mayor requested more information to be sent to the Town Clerk and it would be put on the agenda for the next meeting.

C. Others – there were no other public comments.

IV. PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENTS

The Mayor read the following announcements:

A. There are currently openings, including reappointments, on the Board of Adjustment, Code Enforcement Board, Heritage Committee, 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 January

C. Town Hall will be closed December 24 and 25 for Christmas and January 1 – New Year’s Day

V. CONSENT AGENDA

A. Minutes No. 15-02 – Regular Meeting – November 18, 2014

B. Appointments
1. Board of Adjustment – 3 openings. Chris Campbell, Bud Evans and Doug Wright would like to be reappointed. Reappoint Mr. Campbell, Mr. Evans and Mr. Wright
2. Code Enforcement Board – 2 openings. Ron Campbell would like to be reappointed. Reappoint Mr. Campbell
3. Heritage Committee – 1 opening. Denise Bozeman would like to be reappointed. Reappoint Ms. Bozeman
4. Parks, Recreation and Beautification Committee – 3 openings. JoAnne Nadeau would like to be reappointed. Reappoint Ms. Nadeau
5. Zoning and Planning Board – 3 openings. Rick Bertel, John Estes and Mike McCabe would like to be reappointed. Reappoint Mr. Bertel, Mr. Estes and Mr. McCabe

C. Approval of Parking Meter Use Agreement with Bizzarro’s

D. Approval of Parking Meter Use Agreement with SouthBeaches Fitness Gourmet

E. Approval of a request from Mitch Varnes/Smooth Running LLC for lane closures during the Melbourne Music Festival on January 31 and February 1, 2015

F. Approval of Resolution 15-03 – Budget Adjustment #1 for FY-15

G. Approval of sale of Principal Financial common stock

Deputy Mayor Glass moved to approve the consent agenda. Councilmember Dunn seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

VI. ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS

VII. UNFINISHED BUSINESS

VII. NEW BUSINESS

A. Confirmation of the Town Manager’s appointment of Louis Giacona as Public Works Director upon the retirement of Ron Cassedy

Mayor Berkman moved to approve the appointment of Louis Giacona. Councilmember Hoffman seconded. Motion carried unanimously.

IX. ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

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

B. Report from Town Attorney – Attorney Gougelman noted that the Space Coast Transportation Planning Organization (SCTPO) has agreed to share the cost of his time to travel to and from the area for meetings. He inquired if Council had any concerns with sharing the cost of his time to travel to and from monthly meetings. Council indicated no objections to sharing in the cost for Mr. Gougelman to travel to and from the Town for monthly meetings.

X. REPORTS

A. Mayor Berkman had no report.

B. Councilmember Dunn had no report.

C. Councilmember Glass had no report.

D. Councilmember Greer had no report.

E. Councilmember Hoffman had no report.

XI. ADJOURNMENT

The meeting adjourned at 7:23 pm.
TOWN OF INDIALANTIC

____________________________
Dave Berkman
Mayor

ATTEST: __________________________
Jennifer Small
Deputy Town Clerk