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4/8/08 Agenda

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1. call to order

2.pledge.

3. invocation

4.presentations…employee of month…assist. Olinzock

5. reports

6. approval minutes…3/11-3/25 wkshop- 3/25 meeting

7. public comments….

sign up before 7pm….can speak at another time if you want to address specific item…and at 2nd reading…

8. Ordinances 2nd reading…public hearing…

NOTE: this was improperly noticed in Sun- Sentinel …(previous post)…it was published on 3/28…stating 2nd reading on 3/25….can it still be voted on?

it has to dio with Jarvis Hall use…only residents, civic orgs. and businesses with occupational licenses in LBTS may use it…

9. commissioner comments

10. ordinances 1st reading…none

11. Consent agenda…

a. Comm. approval for fireworks … assist. Olinzock…

cost has significantly increased this year… for this and barge….

we are “piggybacking ” off Ft. Lauderdale…

b. Comm. approval special event Lauren Katzenstein Celebration ride…6/29/08….assist. Olinzock

c. 2008 hurricane contracts ..debree removal….stormwater cleaning….assist. Olinzock

d. Cost of upgrade for El Prado electrical service… assist. Olinzock….

need more power for 4th and other events that might take place there…

12. Resolutions….

a. Resolution 2008- 06 Lake Okeechobee … tabled from 3/25…Vice Mayor

keeping them from lowering the lake again….unless the integrity of Herbert Hoover Dike is rehabilitated…asking Pres. and US congress to expedite funds for repairs..want other municipalities to join request…

I would want an independent opinion befoe lake is ever lowered again…it was a huge mistake…

b. Resolution 2008- 07…Comm. Silverstone… requested at 2/19 meeting

opposing a bill for the creation of a taxing district called the Broward Urban Independent Fire District…

would not give taxing independence to towns…

c. Resolution 2008- 08 …assist. Olinzock…

to execute an inter- local agreement application for funds available for Pelican Hopper from Broward County…fiscal year 2008- 09

Old Business…. none…

14. New Business….

a. Discussion and/ or action regarding South Shore Development Project…Vice Mayor…

as in previous post…a Google showed this is a grant given to a neighborhood in north LBTS in 12/07 …should be for Bel Air sewers for $492.200. ….

b. Discussion and/ or action regarding amending parking Ordinance tp allow VFD parking town…Vice Mayor…

this should allow VFD in and out of area volunteers park for training /fires etc…

c. Award of contract to enclose Jarvis Hall portico to construction company…assist. Olinzock…

STOP…do not enclose at a cost of approx. half a million…waste of money…..

d. Discussion and/ or action to allow elected officials/employees to be compensated in lieu of unused premium for Town’s health insurance plan…Town Manager…

as in previous post…this is a huge mistake…it should be voted down!

e. Designate Town Manager as official signatory for all official documents/ contracts…excluding ceremonial…. resulting from decisions made by current commission…Comm. Clottey

this is a result of the Mayor not waning to sign for a public safety issue….

f. Discussion/ and or action to allow public to speak at 1st-2nd readings of Ordinances/ Resolutions…Comm. Dodd/ Comm. Silverstone ..each put it on separately….

public already allowed to speak at 2nd reading of Ordinances…adding to public participation with 1st readings and Resolutions…as suggested by M. Ross Shulmeister…

g. Discussion/ and or action wireless internet town wide…Comm Silverstone…

Wi- fi…any freebies from provider?

h. Discussion and/ or action regarding BSO response time and contract obligations to LBTS….Comm. Dodd

this has to do with BSO not showing up to Comm. meeting when EMS contract was awarded…and concern over service for remainder of the present contract…

i. Discussion and/ otr action regarding Town Plaques…Comm Dodd.

a move to remove plaques that not only have former commissioners…but previous employees…

j. Award RFP 3 08-03-02 Town Attorney Services…Town Manager…

in previous post….negotiations should be completed…an attorney should be involved int the contractual agreement….the appointed atty. from firm should be agreed upon….

k. Discussion and/ or action regarding provision of safety equipment at Portals…Comm. Dodd…

this is in response to the near drowning last week and drownings over the last year…to have lifeguard equipment for use of those who are rescuing victims…

in previous post…we need to also get info printed to put in every hotel room with a drawing showing to swim parallel with the shoreline to get out of a rip tide…also a board with such info and picture at each portal entrance…. might save some lives…
l. Discussion/ and or action regarding Beach safety…Vice Mayor…

same problems at the beach… possibly offering VFD to step in…as in Vice Mayor’s  Times article today…

15. Town Manager report..

16. Town Attorney report…

17. Future Agenda Items…

a mistake? usually Comm. meets 2nd and 4th Tues. of each month…5/6 is not 2nd week…also printed 5/13 and 5/27…

those items …check online….

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