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Agenda 2/26/08

Town Commission Meeting ..7 pm 2/26/08 Jarvis Hall…channel 78 Comcast.. online …www.lauderdalebythesea-fl.gov

A look at the agenda….with my comments (full agenda click online above)

1. Call to Order…Mayor Minnet

2. Pledge

3. Invocation….needs addressing who will do it from now on an assigned chaplain or rotation?

No monthly recognition fire/police/employees….it will be done quarterly.

4. Presentations

5. Reports

a, Financial and Budget end of the month report….Town Manager

b, Development Services end of month report…Director of Development Services Maybe he can answer Oriana questions asked last meeting also?

c, Municipal Services monthly report…Assistant Town Manager
d, Broward Sheriff’s monthly report.

e, Broward Sheriff’s Fire Rescue monthly report.

6. Approval of Minutes

7. Public comments…sign in by 7 pm…new rules ANYONE can speak…resident, non-resident, business….no hat to pick from…3 minutes start after you state your name…no address required….and you may choose to speak when an item comes up rather than at public comments…also, no names may be used to address the dais.

8. Ordinances.. 2nd reading….none tonight

9. Commissioner Comments…will start with Vice Mayor McIntee tonight. (Now rotates each meeting from Commissioner Dodd to Commissioner Silverstone.)

10. Ordinances first reading…none tonight

11. Consent Agenda

a, Commission approval for after-the-fact request for refund of $100 use fee….Assistant Town Manager…No name of who is requesting it?

b, Commission approval for issuance of 5 parking permits to be used in Bougainvilla Parking Lot from March 1- February 2009 by Nova Southeastern University Staff during Sea Turtle strandlings and disorientation events….Assistant Town Manager… no brainer..we love the Sea Turtle people!

c, Commission Approval of Special Event Permit Application for Saint Patrick’s Day Celebration Event, Monday March 17, 3pm-2pm (must be a typo?…no overnights please…joking!) at Commercial and El Mar Drive…Assistant Town Manager….. As long as all the businesses have equal rights to participate!

d, Emergency Repair-Municipal Park Playground Safety Surface Rehabilitation…Assistant Town Manager…. long winded way to way to cover something?

e, Town Hall Generator Relocation-change order contract…Assistant Town Manager…I hope this is the last time we move it…cost involved?

12, Resolution

a, Resolution 2008-03; A resolution of the town of LBTS, Fl. reducing and fixing the base application fee for variances for single family homes to $453 and providing an effective date…Atty. Cherof….WHOAA!!! Take another gander at this one…commissioners…ask the Town Manager now that election time is over…what are the real costs for variances…we taxpayers do not want to pay the difference if it is more than this resolution.

13. Old Business

a, Discussion and/or action regarding the creation of a LBTS building Dept. …Vice Mayor McIntee..requested from Dec 11,2007 meeting…Take it away Town Manager…..what does this entail….especially with a loss of building at the present time?

b, City of Ft, Lauderdale Sale of Water System…Vice Mayor McIntee….Tabled from Dec.11,2007 meeting…Time frame for answer needed? Costs pro and Con…Town Manager one more time….

14, New Business

a, Discussion and/or action on Ordinance for Term Limits…Commissioner Dodd…as promised from the campaign trail…let’s give the people the ordinance they actually voted for!

b, Discussion and/or action to repeal Overlay districts Ordinance…Commissioner Dodd…again as promised….a twofer! Overlay was a big concern to the voters!

c, Discussion and/or action regarding setting up a fire-EMS workshop to discuss all alternatives for the Town of LBTS…Mayor Minnet….Input will be a nice change from the past…as voters spoke loud and clear from the outcome of the election!

d, Discussion and/or action regarding Resoluion 2000-1458 regarding the agreement between the Town of LBTS andd SBCA…(South Beach Civic Association)…Mayor Minnet….HOLD ON! seems a Conflict of Interest…Mayor Minnet was and still may be a member of the SBCA!

15. Town Manager Report

a, Lease and/or transfer of equipment to the LBTSVFD…Town Manager…..about time!

16. Town Attorney Report

17. Future Agenda Items

what is coming up on next agenda…check online…

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