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LBTS Agenda

5/27/08…6 pm workshop…parking….

7pm ….meeting…

1. Call to order

2. Pledge

3. Invocation

4. Presentations

a. presentation on Fire Service RFP…previous post…. in public notices…

we will see if there are any other applicants…who reconsidered after the BSO contract not renewed….

5. Reports

a financial

b. development

c. municipal

d. BSO Sheriff…. monthly report

e.. BSO Fire…. quarterly…5/13/08

will he or won’t he show up?…Chief Sievers…that is….

f. VFD transitional report

6. Town Managers Report

a. current capital projects

will this include the “shell” that is said to be in the works? …for the Pavilion grant …

grant for approx. $156 thousand…not the $500 thousand we all thought was coming?

Also no bathrooms….are they on hold?…

The “wall” for the Commercial entry -way… approved…by new Commission without the proper input ?….

Shouldn’t “gateways” go back to Master Steering/Commission?….

b. capital balances

Will we hear what is in each fund?…

How about the pre-penalty clause on the capital improvement monies raised by the Manager last meeting?

Did we pay a penalty on Pool funds…and when were they removed?….

c. Sea Colony status

Good Grief give them the green light they deserved from the beginning…

although with these hard economic times…unfortunately for them,…that “boat may have sailed?”…

d. Replacement of VFD Hurricane Trailer supplies

7. Approval of minutes…5/13/08

8. Public Comments

9. Ordinances 1st reading…public hearing

a. 2008-13…amending section20-16…of existing code…to eliminate requirement of properties under a co-op form of ownership having to connect to sanitary sewer system…

Letting Palm Club off the hook-up…pun intended….now they can keep their septic…if they want to…like Sea Ranch Lakes…

b. 2008-14…amending section 17-114…of existing code…to allow discretion of playing music in town…special permitted until 10 pm….Comm. Dodd

OOPS…found we only allowed until 9:30….which will still be enforced in the residential neighborhoods…

Now…for the return of Jazz on the Square….

c. 2008-15….repealing chap.21, art.III of code…for removing coconuts…Comm. Dodd

Comm. Dodd feels the Ord. is an “old wive’s tale”…only brown coconuts will fall/ more probability of the whole tree being a missile…than the coconuts…he will expand from the dais…we are sure…

Ordinances 2nd reading

a. 2008-01

Certain text amendments to Town’s comprehensive plan to address 2005 evaluation/appraisal report…providing for transmittal of proposed amendments …

b. 2008-11

amending sec.5-34 of existing code….beach maintenance….to extend req. that beach equipment be removed from beach each evening to the entire shoreline

see previous agenda post/meeting

c. 2008-12 repealing ord. #2007-03 changing municipal elections from March…

Will keep them in March…

see previous post…LBTS will be alone/ Pomp. has it on Nov. ballot…

NOTE: all Ordinances…1st/2nd…. previous post…public notices…

10. Commissioner Comments

BCbythesea….prediction…. the Futures will be addressed by a few Commissioners

11. Consent Agenda

a. GPS mapping system…development…..

was tabled last meeting/ Comm. Silverstone was to check if Broward had same equipment…we could use.

b. Digital Map of Towns storm water drainage system…Assist. to Town Manager

discussed previously…why we do not already have this info…is the question/ could it have saved us from the numerous “change orders” we encountered from the ex- Town Planner?….

c. Repair to Fire Trucks #2090 & #2091…Assist. to Town Manager…

Comm. please ask town “historian” John Thompson…to the podium…might have infor regarding funds from BSO?…

d. Storm drain maintenance program … Assist. to Town Manager…

piggybacking off Palm Beach…

e. Special event permit…Assist. to Town Manager…

Cerebral Palsey Vollyball Tournament…6/6/08-6/7/08….

f. construction for vehicular entrance to “White Elephant” parking lot from A1A…Assist. to Town Manager…

thought tis was already a… go….

g. Special event permit…Assist. to Town Manager

Wine and Food Festival….7/5/08-7/6/08…

h. Special event permit…Assist. to Town Manager

Jazz on the Square…

BCbythesea…opinion…heard big time mistake was made by the administration…apologies should be included in this approval…

12. Resolution

2008-14…….amending Resolution #2005-06….to eliminate Palm Club sewers from sewer improvement projects…

BCbythesea…projects…4-1 vote…Mayor will vote no…

Sorry Palm Club….you were lied to…by those in charge in the past….

13. Old Business

a. To remodel/re-decorate Jarvis Hall…Vice Mayor..

$125 thousand …too little…

must do sprinkler system if we do anything… $140 thousand per Town Manager 5/13 meeting…

residents like the “old workhorse” chairs…hear there is a “story” to them…

BCbythesea …opinion…just as the Broward County Commissioners told Sheriff Lamberti to cut back…no new patrol cars…this year…

leave Jarvis alone…this year…

b. funding Chamber,,,Comm. Dodd

Need real numbers for the property…etc…open books…and projections of viability… going forth….

c. approval for 7/4 $40 thousand…excludes fireworks….Comm. Dodd

d. Reject RFP #08-04-02 network surveillance system…..Manager Colon

budget restrictions…projected cost $70 thousand …bids came in over $157 thousand….

14. Public Hearings

15. New Business

a. purchase property A1A Manager Colon

hotel next to development office…previous posts…

BCbythesea …opinion…need to sell warehouse first/ or have contingency….

should not be for public safety only building…

b. approval of addendum to Pompano Beach sanitary sewer agreement…Manager Colon

to delete Palm Club

c. set up pre-agenda conference…Mayor Minnet..

let’s see what her notes say…

d. set up “meet your Commissioner”… Mayor Minnet…

sounds a lot like Comm Dodd’s campaign ideas?…

e. establish LBTS local gov. academy…Mayor Minnet…

YIKES!….the administration is already stretched too thin….

f. Discussion/and or action floating gas port…Mayor Minnet…

see previous posts…

will be tabled?…or will be voted for along with Fort Laud/ Dem. Party… passes…5-0

g. LED lighting…Comm Silverstone…

put on after resident spoke at Public Comments 5/13 meeting…

i. Special permit applications…Comm. Silverstone…

perhaps the Comm. could ask the administration and staff to work with the businesses/ organizations in town rather than cause an uproar….only to be chagrined once more?….

j. Jarvis Hall thermostat temps….Comm. Dodd…

keep your fingers crossed…that the “bundling up” to sit through meetings will be a thing of the past…go green!…….

k. performing arts …Comm. Dodd…

maybe some good news on this front…for a change?…

l. Iguana control…Comm. Clottey…

keeping a campaign promise…

m. approval of 20 parking permits…Assist. to Town Manager…

6/14/08 Ocean Watch Foundation…20th anniversary reef sweep/cleanup….

n. approval of agreement tp provide design/bidding assistance/construction administration for replacement of existing force main piping…Hibiscus Lift Station…Chen & Assoc…..Assist. to Town Manager…

16. Town Atty. Report

17. Future Agenda Items

18. Adjourned…

agenda…full text should be online soon…www.lauderdalebythesea-fl.gov

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