REGULAR MEETING OF THE CITY OF DEERFIELD BEACH

CITY COMMISSION

Tuesday, April 18, 2000 7:00 P.M.

The meeting was called to order at 7:08 P.M. by Mayor Capellini on the above date in the City Commission Room, City Hall.

Roll Call showed:

Present: Commissioner Gwyndolen Clarke-Reed

Commissioner Amadeo Trinchitella

Mayor Albert Capellini, P.E.

Absent: Commissioner Peggy Noland

Vice Mayor Kathy Shaddow

Also Present: City Attorney Andrew Maurodis

City Manager Larry Deetjen

City Clerk Felicia Bravo

INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

The invocation was offered by Minister David Ricks, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag.

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Regular Meeting of the Commission - April 5, 2000

A motion to approve the minutes made by Commissioner Clarke-Reed was seconded by Commissioner Trinchitella. Roll call showed: YEAS: Commissioner Clarke-Reed, Commissioner Trinchitella, and Mayor Capellini. NAYS: None.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF BOARD MINUTES

    1. Planning and Zoning Board - February 24, 2000
    2. Planning and Zoning Board - March 2, 2000

3. Risk Management Committee - February 28, 2000

The Commission acknowledged the above board minutes.

PRESENTATIONS

COMMUNITY IMPROVEMENT VIDEO

There was a video with footage of the Beach Volleyball Tournament and the Starship concert.

CERTIFICATES OF APPRECIATION LARRY MCGINNES AND LUCIA LOPEZ

Certificates of appreciation were given to Larry McGinnes, Vice President, JM Family Enterprises, and Lucia Lopez, Community Relations Supervisor, JM Family Enterprises, for extending courtesy to the City of Deerfield Beach management team for use of their offices.

DELIVERY OF THE COMPREHENSIVE ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORT

Debbie Sears, Grant Thornton LLP., delivered the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report for Fiscal Year 1998/1999. The city was given a clean, unqualified report once again.

 

WRITTEN REQUEST TO ADDRESS THE COMMISSION

RICHARD S. WILSON, CONNOR MORAN CHILDREN'S CANCER FOUNDATION

Richard S. Wilson, Connor Moran Children's Cancer Foundation, sought the city's approval of a fundraising event between the Cove and Charley's Crab restaurants. Mr. Wilson did not appear at the meeting and no action was taken.

 

PUBLIC HEARINGS CHANGE OF USE

MICRO DELTA CORPORATION

Mayor Capellini advised this was the time and place scheduled for a public hearing on the following:

Change of use application - Micro Delta Corporation.

Change of use from medical laboratory and physician (Quest Diagnostics) to business office for computer software development, computer assembly, and product sales at 1300 East Hillsboro Blvd. Suites #101 and 102.

Legally advertised Sun-Sentinel: April 15, 2000

A motion to close the public hearing made by Commissioner Clarke-Reed was seconded by Commissioner Trinchitella. Roll call showed: YEAS: Commissioner Clarke-Reed, Commissioner Trinchitella, and Mayor Capellini. NAYS: None.

A motion to approve the application made by Commissioner Clarke-Reed was seconded by Commissioner Trinchitella. Roll call showed: YEAS: Commissioner Clarke-Reed, Commissioner Trinchitella, and Mayor Capellini. NAYS: None.

SIGNATURE CUSTOM WOODWORKING, INC.

Mayor Capellini advised this was the time and place scheduled for a public hearing on the following:

Change of use application - Signature Custom Woodworking, Inc.

Change of use from Machine shop and assembling (Florida Precision Aerospace) to custom cabinetry at 720 S. Deerfield Ave., Bay #4 and 5.

Legally advertised Sun-Sentinel: April 15, 2000

A motion to close the public hearing made by Commissioner Clarke-Reed was seconded by Commissioner Trinchitella. Roll call showed: YEAS: Commissioner Clarke-Reed, Commissioner Trinchitella, and Mayor Capellini. NAYS: None.

A motion to approve the application made by Commissioner Clarke-Reed was seconded by Commissioner Trinchitella. Roll call showed: YEAS: Commissioner Clarke-Reed, Commissioner Trinchitella, and Mayor Capellini. NAYS: None.

GREAT MARKETING CONCEPTS, INC.

Mayor Capellini advised this was the time and place scheduled for a public hearing on the following:

Change of use application - Great Marketing Concepts, Inc.

Change of use from print shop (High Tech Printing) to business office for marketing vacation time-shares at 140 N. Federal Hwy.

Legally advertised Sun-Sentinel: April 15, 2000

This application was pulled at the request of the applicant.

PUBLIC HEARINGS

DEERFIELD BEACH PERFORMING ARTS BOARD

Mayor Capellini advised this was the time and place scheduled for a public hearing on the following:

Ordinance 2000/010

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF DEERFIELD BEACH STATING THE SUPPORT OF THE CITY COMMISSION FOR THE FOUNDING AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE DEERFIELD BEACH COMMUNITY SCHOOL FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS AND ESTABLISHING A CITY OF DEERFIELD BEACH PERFORMING ARTS BOARD

 

Legally advertised Sun-Sentinel - April 8, 2000

Mayor Capellini opened the hearing to the public. No one came forward to speak.

A motion to close the public hearing made by Commissioner Clarke-Reed was seconded by Commissioner Trinchitella. Roll call showed: YEAS: Commissioner Clarke-Reed, Commissioner Trinchitella, and Mayor Capellini. NAYS: None.

A motion to approve made by Commissioner Clarke-Reed was seconded by Commissioner Trinchitella. Roll call showed: YEAS: Commissioner Clarke-Reed, Commissioner Trinchitella, and Mayor Capellini. NAYS: None.

 

QUASI-JUDICIAL HEARINGS

APPLICATION 00-B1-148 AND CASE NO. 1710, ZENITH REALTY INVESTMENTS BY BRIAN HOROWITZ

Mayor Capellini advised this was the time and place scheduled for a public hearing on the following:

Application 00-B1-148 and Case No. 1710, Zenith Realty Investments by Brian Horowitz

To modify existing building for use as a 59,861 square-foot (net) office building; and seeking a technical deviation for 80 parking spaces located at 1050 East Hillsboro Boulevard.

Legally advertised Sun-Sentinel: April 9, 2000

Planning and Growth Management Director Gerald Ferguson advised the City Commission that this proposal was approved by both the Community Appearance Board and the Planning and Zoning Board. The application was revised to meet with all departmental requirements with the exception of the parking requirements. The applicant requested a technical parking deviation for 80 spaces. Staff had no objections to the plan.

Robert Lockry, speaking on behalf of the applicant, explained that if parking became a problem, the applicant would provide valet parking so that the cars could be stacked closer together.

Juan Casero, architect, told the commission that the building would meet all of the hurricane mitigation standards.

A motion to close the public hearing made by Commissioner Trinchitella was seconded by Commissioner Clarke-Reed. Roll call showed: YEAS: Commissioner Clarke-Reed, Commissioner Trinchitella, and Mayor Capellini. NAYS: None.

A motion to approve made by Commissioner Trinchitella was seconded by Commissioner Clarke-Reed. Roll call showed: YEAS: Commissioner Clarke-Reed, Commissioner Trinchitella, and Mayor Capellini. NAYS: None.

Mayor Capellini thanked the investors for bringing a quality project to the area in what was a previously unused, dilapidated building. He also commented that the building is in the Community Redevelopment Area (CRA) and the tax increment financing (TIF) would be captured from this project.

SIGN VARIANCE CASE NO. 555, TOM STEVENS OPTICAL BY ART SIGN CO.

Mayor Capellini advised this was the time and place scheduled for a public hearing on the following:

Sign Variance Case No. 555, Tom Stevens Optical by Art Sign Co.

Seeking a variance from the provisions of Section 102-8(c)(2) of the Deerfield Beach Land Development Code in order to allow a building sign which does not front on a public right-of-way at 3377 West Hillsboro Boulevard.

Mr. Ferguson stated that the sign was approved by the Community Appearance Board and staff had no objections.

A motion to close the public hearing made by Commissioner Clarke-Reed was seconded by Commissioner Trinchitella. Roll call showed: YEAS: Commissioner Clarke-Reed, Commissioner Trinchitella, and Mayor Capellini. NAYS: None.

A motion to approve made by Commissioner Clarke-Reed was seconded by Commissioner Trinchitella. Roll call showed: YEAS: Commissioner Clarke-Reed, Commissioner Trinchitella, and Mayor Capellini. NAYS: None.

 

GENERAL ITEMS

REAPPOINT MEMBERS TO COMMUNITY APPEARANCE BOARD

Resolution 2000/071

A RESOLUTION REAPPOINTING MEMBERS TO THE COMMUNITY APPEARANCE BOARD OF THE CITY OF DEERFIELD BEACH, FLORIDA

A motion to approve made by Commissioner Clarke-Reed was seconded by Commissioner Trinchitella. Roll call showed: YEAS: Commissioner Clarke-Reed, Commissioner Trinchitella, and Mayor Capellini. NAYS: None.

"NO OUTLET" SIGNS IN COVE NEIGHBORHOOD

City Manager Larry Deetjen stated a letter was received from Mary Kay and Mitchell Shea who requested a "NO OUTLET" sign at the corner of SE 12 Avenue and SE 12 Street. Engineering recommended placing them at all intersections entering dead-end streets, but BSO had some concerns. City Manager Deetjen asked that the above sign be approved and all others decided on an individual basis.

A motion to approve made by Commissioner Clarke-Reed was seconded by Commissioner Trinchitella. Roll call showed: YEAS: Commissioner Clarke-Reed, Commissioner Trinchitella, and Mayor Capellini. NAYS: None.

SOLID WASTE SERVICES IN GREATER CRYSTAL LAKE

Mayor Capellini requested on behalf of the Crystal Lake residents that the City Commission discuss this matter. At a meeting attended by the Mayor and Commissioner Trinchitella the week prior, residents expressed concern over the solid waste removal by Waste Management. They requested that the City provide the service.

Mayor Capellini explained that Waste Management signed a five year contract with the county just prior to the Crystal Lakes annexation. Waste Management is not interested in having their contract bought out by the City.

Commissioner Trinchitella recommended that County Commissioner Kristin Jacobs be contacted for her input.

A motion to contact Commissioner Jacobs regarding the Waste Management contract made by Commissioner Clarke-Reed was seconded by Commissioner Trinchitella. Roll call showed: YEAS: Commissioner Clarke-Reed, Commissioner Trinchitella, and Mayor Capellini. NAYS: None.

 

CONSENT AGENDA

APPLICATION 00-R-126 BY JOHN R. DODD

Ordinance 2000/011

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF DEERFIELD BEACH REZONING A .989 ACRE PARCEL FROM RM-10 TO B-1A, SAID PARCEL DESCRIBED AS LOTS 4, 5, 6, 7, 10 AND 11, BLOCK 8 OF THE TOWN OF DEERFIELD, LOCATED AT164, 180 AND 196 S.E. 2ND AVENUE AND 206 S.E. 1ST STREET, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN THE FILE; CONTAINING A PROVISION FOR REVISION OF THE CITY ZONING MAP; CONTAINING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; CONTAINING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

A motion to set public hearing date for May 2, 2000 made by Commissioner Clarke-Reed was seconded by Commissioner Trinchitella. Roll call showed: YEAS: Commissioner Clarke-Reed, Commissioner Trinchitella, and Mayor Capellini. NAYS: None.

FLORIDA MUNICIPAL LOAN COUNCIL

Ordinance 2000/012

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF DEERFIELD BEACH, RESTATING AND AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 1999/021 ACKNOWLEDGING THE FLORIDA MUNICIPAL LOAN COUNCIL, AUTHORIZING THE NEGOTIATION OF A LOAN IN AN AGGREGATE AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $12,800,000 FROM THE FLORIDA MUNICIPAL LOAN COUNCIL; APPROVING THE ACQUISITION, CONSTRUCTION AND ERECTION OF CERTAIN CAPITAL PROJECTS; APPROVING THE EXECUTION AND DELIVERY OF A LOAN AGREEMENT WITH THE FLORIDA MUNICIPAL LOAN COUNCIL; PROVIDING CERTAIN OTHER MATTERS IN CONNECTION WITH THE MAKING OF SUCH LOAN; AMENDING SECTION 7 TO PROVIDE FOR A MATURITY DATE OF 2030; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE

A motion to set public hearing date for May 2, 2000 made by Commissioner Clarke-Reed was seconded by Commissioner Trinchitella. Roll call showed: YEAS: Commissioner Clarke-Reed, Commissioner Trinchitella, and Mayor Capellini. NAYS: None.

AMEND NOISE ORDINANCE

Ordinance 2000/013

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF

DEERFIELD BEACH REPEALING CITY CODE SECTIONS 34-56

THROUGH 34-61, ADOPTING NOISE STANDARDS WITHIN THE CITY OF DEERFIELD BEACH; PROVIDING FOR A SHORT TITLE, INTENT AND PURPOSE AND DEFINITIONS; ESTABLISHING SPECIFIC NOISE PROHIBITIONS; ESTABLISHING NOISE CONTROL STANDARDS BY LAND USE MAP DESIGNATION; ALLOWING FOR EXEMPTIONS TO THE ORDINANCE; ESTABLISHING A PROCEDURE FOR VARIANCES; ESTABLISHING THE BROWARD COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE AS THE ENFORCING AGENCY AND PROVIDING FOR PENALTIES; PROVIDING FOR CONFLICTING PROVISIONS, SEVERABILITY AND APPLICABILITY; PROVIDING FOR FILING WITH THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE AND CODIFICATION

A motion to set public hearing date for May 2, 2000 made by Commissioner Clarke-Reed was seconded by Commissioner Trinchitella. Roll call showed: YEAS: Commissioner Clarke-Reed, Commissioner Trinchitella, and Mayor Capellini. NAYS: None.

AGREEMENT WITH BROWARD EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING ADMINISTRATION

Resolution 2000/072

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF DEERFIELD BEACH AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH THE BROWARD EMPLOYMENT AND TRAINING ADMINISTRATION TO PROVIDE SUMMER EMPLOYMENT FOR DISADVANTAGED AREA YOUTH

A motion to approve made by Commissioner Clarke-Reed was seconded by Commissioner Trinchitella. Roll call showed: YEAS: Commissioner Clarke-Reed, Commissioner Trinchitella, and Mayor Capellini. NAYS: None.

CONTRACT WITH CONTROL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.

RESOLUTION NO. 2000/073

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF DEERFIELD BEACH APPROVING A RENEWAL OF A CONTRACT BETWEEN THE CITY OF DEERFIELD BEACH AND CONTROL COMMUNICATIONS, INC., AS PER THE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF BID #1997-98/07, FOR THE PURCHASE PRICE OF $16,111.20 FOR THE PURPOSE OF COMMUNICATION EQUIPMENT MAINTENANCE SERVICE

A motion to approve made by Commissioner Clarke-Reed was seconded by Commissioner Trinchitella. Roll call showed: YEAS: Commissioner Clarke-Reed, Commissioner Trinchitella, and Mayor Capellini. NAYS: None.

AMEND CONTRACT WITH HBI PLANNING SERVICES

A motion to amend the HBI Planning Services contract regarding the cove traffic calming project made by Commissioner Clarke-Reed was seconded by Commissioner Trinchitella. Roll call showed: YEAS: Commissioner Clarke-Reed, Commissioner Trinchitella, and Mayor Capellini. NAYS: None.

 

AMENDMENTS TO INTERLOCAL AGREEMENTS WITH BROWARD COUNTY

Resolution 2000/075

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF DEERFIELD BEACH AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO THE SEVENTEENTH AMENDMENT TO AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT WITH BROWARD COUNTY PROVIDING FOR DIVISION AND DISTRIBUTION OF THE PROCEEDS OF THE LOCAL OPTION GAS TAX IMPOSED BY THE BROWARD COUNTY LOCAL OPTION GAS TAX ORDINANCE AND THE 2000 AMENDMENT PROVIDING FOR DIVISION AND DISTRIBUTION OF THE PROCEEDS FROM THE BROWARD COUNTY ADDITIONAL LOCAL OPTION GAS TAX ON MOTOR FUEL ORDINANCE

A motion to approve made by Commissioner Clarke-Reed was seconded by Commissioner Trinchitella. Roll call showed: YEAS: Commissioner Clarke-Reed, Commissioner Trinchitella, and Mayor Capellini. NAYS: None.

REORGANIZE HUMAN RESOURCES

Ordinance 2000/014

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF DEERFIELD BEACH PROVIDING FOR A REORGANIZATION OF CITY ADMINISTRATION, CREATING A NEW DIVISION IN THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT THAT WILL BE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE MAINTENANCE OF THE CITY'S WEBSITE, AUDIO VISUAL SERVICES, AND INFORMATION REPORTING TO RESIDENTS

A motion to set a public hearing for May 2, 2000 made by Commissioner Clarke-Reed was seconded by Commissioner Trinchitella. Roll call showed: YEAS: Commissioner Clarke-Reed, Commissioner Trinchitella, and Mayor Capellini. NAYS: None.

COMBINE RISK MANAGEMENT, FACILITIES MAINTENANCE AND MITIGATION SERVICES

Ordinance 2000/015

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF DEERFIELD BEACH PROVIDING FOR REORGANIZATION OF CITY DEPARTMENTS, COMBINING RISK MANAGEMENT, FACILITIES MAINTENANCE, AND MITIGATION SERVICES INTO ONE DEPARTMENT

A motion to set a public hearing for May 2, 2000 made by Commissioner Clarke-Reed was seconded by Commissioner Trinchitella. Roll call showed: YEAS: Commissioner Clarke-Reed, Commissioner Trinchitella, and Mayor Capellini. NAYS: None.

ADMINISTRATIVE ACTIONS AND CITY MANAGER COMMENTS

None

COMMENTS BY MAYOR AND COMMISSIONERS

EASTER EGG HUNT

Commissioner Clarke-Reed advised the public that the Easter Egg Hunt at Westside Park was to be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, not 1:00 PM.

PUBLIC TO BE HEARD

BEACH VOLLEYBALL

Barry Gorsun, 333 N. Ocean Blvd., complimented the city on the beach volleyball tournament. Mr. Gorsun said the crowds and traffic were professionally handled by city staff.

ADJOURNMENT

The meeting was adjourned at 7:40 P.M.

 

 

 


ALBERT R. CAPELLINI, P.E., MAYOR

 

Attest:

 

 


FELICIA M. BRAVO, CITY CLERK