CITY COMMISSION MEETING MINUTES MAY 15, 2001
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CITY OF DEERFIELD BEACH
REGULAR CITY COMMISSION MEETING MINUTES
Tuesday, May 15, 2001 at 7: 00 P. M.

The meeting was called to order at 7: 00 p. m. by Mayor Capellini on the above
date in the City Commission Room, City Hall.

Roll Call:
Present: Commissioner Gwyndolen Clarke-Reed
Commissioner Steve Gonot
Commissioner Amadeo Trinchitella -Absent
Vice Mayor Peggy Noland
Mayor Albert Capellini, P. E.

Also Present: Larry Deetjen, City Manager
Andrew Maurodis, City Attorney
Ada Graham-Johnson, City Clerk

INVOCATION AND PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE
The invocation was offered by Pastor Nathaniel Knowles, Emanual Christian
Center, followed by the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag.

TAPE 1. COUNT 30
APPROVAL OF THE MINUTES
Regular City Commission Meeting minutes May 1, 2001
Special City Commission Meeting minutes April 25, 2001

MOTION was made by Vice Mayor Noland and Seconded by Commissioner
Clarke-Reed to approve the Regular City Commission Meeting minutes of May 1,
2001 and Special City Commission Meeting minutes of April 25, 2001 as
submitted. Roll Call: YEAS: Commissioner Clarke-Reed, Commissioner Gonot,
Vice Mayor Noland and Mayor Capellini. NAYS: None.
ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF BOARD MINUTES
Planning & Zoning Board -April 5, 2001
Firefighters' Pension Trust Fund March 29, 2001
Beautification Authority April 23, 2001
Ad Hoc Energy Committee Meeting April 26, 2001
Board of Adjustment March 22, 2001
School Advisory Board March 22, 2001

There was no action taken on this item.
PRESENTATION
Community Improvements Video
Update on Washington D. C. meeting -Mayor Capellini provided an update on the
Washington D. C. meetings he and Larry Deetjen, City Manager, and Darrick Green,
Administrative Assistant to City Manager, attended to include meetings with the U. S.
Postal Service, HUD, FEMA,

"Make an Impact Week", -Mayor Capellini presented a proclamation proclaiming May
20-26, 2001 "Make an Impact Wee".

Women's League of Hillsboro Beach for their "China Moon" fundraiser -Mayor
Capellini present a proclamation to the Women's League of Hillsboro Beach proclaiming
May 15, 2001, "Women's League of Hillsbor Beach's Special Recognition Day" for their
"China Moon" fundraiser to benefit N. E. Focal Point CASA Inc. By raising over $135,000
to provide scholarships for low-income families for the N. E. Focal Point's
Intergenerational Child Care Center and Adult Day services Center as well as support
the future expansion of the Center in recognition of the Center's 20 years of service.

Chris Smith, President, of the Women's League of Hillsboro Beach presented a check
to the City of Deerfield Beach for their "China Moon" Fundraiser to benefit the N. E.
Focal Point CASA, Inc.

"Civility" for the month of May -Mayor Capellini read a proclamation proclaiming the
month of May "Pledge of Civility Month". And said that civility assist in reaching
consensus on diverse issues and allow for mutually respectful ongoing relationships.
And uplift our daily life and make it more pleasant to liver in an organized society. Also
the City, County and Local Government Law section of the Florida Bar urges the
adoption of a pledge of civility by all citizens in the State of Florida. for pledging

Knights of Phthias and Phthian Sisters -Mayor Capellini read a proclamation
proclaiming May 24, 2001, "Knights of Pythias and Pythian Sisters Day".
PRESENTATION -CONTINUED
The WIZ Production -Certificate of Congratulations -Commissioner Clarke-Reed
presented certificates of congratulations to the cast members of The WIZ production,
held on May 4 -5, 2001 at Deerfield Beach High School for their outstanding
performance.

Glen Miller Unit 287 for "Poppy Day" -Mayor Capellini read and presented a
proclamation to Bertha Ragin proclaiming May 26, 2001, as "Poppy Day". He said that
the America Legion Glen Miller Unit 287 is conducting a Poppy Drive to help veterans
that are hospitalized and needy, regardless of their race, color or creed. And that the
American Legion Glen Miller Unit 287 is a dedicated group of volunteers that can meet
the needs of people in a way that government cannot serve.

Stand for Children Day -Mayor Capellini read and presented a proclamation to
Commissioner Clarke-Reed proclaiming Sunday, June 3, 2001, as "Stand for Children
Day".

National Public Works Week. -Mayor Capellini read and presented a proclamation to
Donald Freedland, Public Works Director, proclaiming May 20-26, 2001 as "National
Public Works Week".

WRITTEN REQUEST TO ADDRESS THE COMMISSION
Coral Manor Neighborhood Traffic Calming Project -Matt Patten addressed the
Commission regarding neighborhood traffic calming project in the Coral Manor area.
This item was discussed under Item J-5 of the agenda.

"Spirit of the Bucks", Deerfield Beach High School Band -Ms. Gravois, Band
Director, thanked the City for it's support and encouragement for their trip to
Washington D. C. A video was also shown of the band performing in Washington D. C.

Mayor Capellini stated that he and Commissioner Trinchitella had previously indicated
that they would assist the Band in raising funds to attend this trip, however, due to
several issues arising, they have not been able to do so at this time.

After further discussion, it was recommended that the Commission contribute $2,000 to
the Deerfield Beach High School Band to assist in paying their outstanding bills related
to the Washington, D. C. trip.

MOTION was made by Vice Mayor Noland and Seconded by Commissioner Clarke-Reed
to contribute $2,000 to the Deerfield Beach High School Band to assist with their
outstanding bills related to the Washington, D. C. trip. Roll Call: YEAS: Commissioner
Clarke-Reed, Commissioner Gonot, Vice Mayor Noland and Mayor Capellini. NAYS:
None.
WRITTEN REQUEST TO ADDRESS THE COMMISSION -CONTINUED
"Beach Blowout" May 18 th and 19 th . -Jim Mathie, Division Chief, Deerfield Beach Fire
Department, invited all to attend the Beach Blowout on May 18 th and 19 th .

F. PUBLIC HEARINGS -CHANGE OF USE
ITEM F-1 TAPE 1, COUNT

Change of Use Application -Applicant is Top Nails III
Located at 1604 S. E. 3 rd Ct. Proposed use is a Nail Salon, previous use:
Merchant (Part of Ed's Hardware) P. H. 2001/ 062

ITEM F-2 TAPE 1, COUNT
F-2
P. H. 2001/ 61 -Applicant: Proad Visual Communications
Located at 188 N. Federal Hwy.
Proposed use is Merchant, previous use: Travel Bureau (American
Vision Travel and Tours)

A. PUBLIC HEARINGS
APPROVED WITH
CONDITIONS
G-1 P. H. 2001/ 060 -Ordinance 2001/ 009 Creating a Teen Center
Advisory Board

COMMENTS: Ordinance creating
a teen center

ACTION: Commission to vote on
Ordinance

TABLED
G-2 P. H. 2001/ 040 -Ordinance 2001/ 008 -Amending Ordinance 2000/ 013
limiting construction hours

COMMENTS: Proposed Ordinance to amend Ordinance 2000/ 013
regarding construction activities on weekends.

ACTION: Decision on motion of Commission and set 2 nd Public
Hearing Date

B. QUASI-JUDICIAL HEARINGS
APPROVED
H-1 P. H. 2001/ 053 -Review of Decision of Board of Adjustment, Case No.
1763, Brian Doherty

COMMENTS: Seeking a variance to allow construction of a swimming
pool which will be located 6 feet 7 inches from the rear property
line, rather than 7 feet 6 inches located at 4124 N. W. 1 Drive.

ACTION: Motion on decision of Commission

APPROVED
H-2 P. H. 2001/ 055 -Sign Variance, Case No. 569 South Florida Business
Journal

COMMENTS: Seeking a variance to allow a building sign which will not
front on a right-of-way (on west side of building) located at 1000
East Hillsboro Boulevard.

ACTION: Motion on decision of Commission
APPROVED
H-3 P. H. 2001/ 056 -Sign Variance, Case No. 570 South Florida Business
Journal

QUASI-JUDICIAL HEARINGS -CONTINUED
COMMENTS: Seeking a variance to allow a building sign which will
not front on a right-of-way (on south side of building) located at
1000 East Hillsboro Boulevard.

ACTION: Motion on decision of Commission

DENIED (BY 4-0)
H-4 P. H. 2001/ 057 Sign Variance Case No. 571 Avian Kitchens

COMMENTS: Seeking a Variance to change the face on existing
freestanding sign which is non-conforming due to size located at
1401 South Federal Highway.
ACTION: Motion on decision of Commission
APPROVED
H-5 P. H. 2001/ 058 -Sign Variance Case No. 572 Lucky's Antique Gallery

COMMENTS: Seeking a variance to allow 2 additional building signs (for
a total of 3) located at 3212 West Hillsboro Boulevard.

ACTION: Motion on decision of Commission
DENIED (BY 4-0)
H-6 P. H. 2001/ 059 -Sign Variance Case No. 573 Lucky's Antique Gallery

COMMENTS: Seeking a variance to allow a face change on an
existing freestanding sign which is non-conforming due to size and
height located at 3212 West Hillsboro Boulevard.

ACTION: Motion on decision of Commission
C. GENERAL ITEMS

TABLED
I-1 Solid Waste Rate Increase

COMMENTS: First reading of Solid Waste Rate Increase
ACTION: Motion on decision of Commission and set public hearing
date

GENERAL ITEMS CONTINUED
APPROVED
I-2 Sidewalk along the east side of SE 1 st Way, just north of SE 10
Street

COMMENTS: Motion by Commission to notify the Selkirk
Construction Company to install a sidewalk installed or have the
City of Deerfield Beach to install and charge the company at an
estimated cost of $2,000.

ACTION: Motion on decision of Commission

APPROVED AS AMENDED (FIRST READING, SET P. H. DATE)
I-3 Ordinance 2001/ -EMS Transportation Fee Schedule Rate
Increase

COMMENTS: Presented by Fire Chief Gary Lother, recommends
adjusting EMS billing rates to $480.00.

ACTION: Motion on decision of Commission and set public hearing
date

TABLED
I-4 Request for waiver of sidewalk requirement by Gregory Mire
for Centex Homes

COMMENTS: Tabled from May 1, 2001 City Commission meeting.
Section 98-19 (19) of the Land Development Code requires that
sidewalks be constructed along both sides of all streets. The same
section also provides "The City Commission may waive sidewalk
requirements where no need is demonstrated for the sidewalk."

ACTION: Motion on decision of Commission
D. CONSENT AGENDA

STRICKEN
J-1 Resolution 2001/ -Agreement with Coca-Cola Company and
Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc.

COMMENTS: Resolution entering into an advertising agreement
with Coca-Cola Company and Coca-Cola Enterprises, Inc.

ACTION: Commission to vote on Resolution

CONSENT AGENDA CONTINUED
ADOPTED
J-2 Resolution 2001/ 070 -Contract with Johnson-Davis, Inc. for
city project

COMMENTS: Resolution to enter into contract with Johnson-Davis,
Inc. for Project No. 11032 P, for S. E. 7 Court drainage
improvements S. E. 12 Avenue to S. E. 15 Avenue for the contract
price of $44,500.00.
ACTION: Commission to vote on Resolution

ADOPTED
J-3 Resolution 2001/ 071 -Resolution appointing member to Civil
Service Board Fire Department

COMMENTS: William Ludwig to be appointed as regular member
to Civil Service Board-Fire Department, requested by Vice Mayor
Noland.

ACTION: Commission to vote on Resolution
ADOPTED
J-4 Resolution 2001/ 072-Appoint members to Code Enforcement
Board

COMMENTS: Appointment of Code Enforcement Board Members,
Winnie Frazer as a regular member and Chris Higgins as an
alternate member.

ACTION: Commission to vote on Resolution
APPROVED
J-5 Consideration of the continuing contract for traffic calming
services with McMahon Associates

COMMENTS: Continuance of contract for traffic calming services
with McMahon Associates. Agreement not to exceed $17,300.00.

ACTION: Motion on decision of Commission

APPROVED (1 T READING, SET PH DATE)
J-6 Ordinance 2001/ -and

CONSENT AGENDA CONTINUED
J-6 (CONT) ADOPTED
Resolution 2001/ 073
-Local Housing Assistant Plan for FY
2001-2004, presented by Derrick Green, Administrative
Assistant to City Manager

COMMENTS: Submittal of Local Housing Assistant Plan for Fiscal
Year 2001-2004 (SHIP Program).

ACTION: Commission to vote on Resolution and set first public
hearing date for Ordinance

E. ADMINISTRATIVE ACTIONS AND CITY MANAGER COMMENTS
F. COMMENTS BY MAYOR AND COMMISSIONERS G. PUBLIC TO BE HEARD

Persons addressing the Commission during this segment may not discuss items
which are on the agenda. A three (3) minute time limit will be imposed on those
addressing the Commission. The Commission shall take the subject under
advisement and refer to administration unless a majority of the Commission
wishes to discuss the matter.

H. ADJOURNMENT

O. FUTURE MEETINGS
Regular Meeting June 5, 2001
Regular Meeting -June 19, 2001

Written requests to address the Commission must be submitted to City Manager
one week prior to commission meeting. Any person wishing to appeal any
decision made by the City Commission with respect to any matter considered at
such meetings or hearings will need a record of the proceedings, and for such
purposes may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made,
which record includes the testimony and the evidence upon which the appeal is
made. The above notice is required by State Law (F. S. 286.0105). Anyone
desiring a verbatim transcript shall have the responsibility, at his/ her own
expense, to arrange for the presence of a certified court reporter at the hearing.