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					                                            MINUTES          OF       SPECIAL
                                            MEETING/WORKSHOP OF THE CITY
                                            COMMISSION, CITY OF HALLANDALE
                                            BEACH, FLORIDA, HELD ON THURSDAY,
                                            JULY 14, 2011 AT 4:00 P.M., CITY
                                            COMMISSION     CHAMBERS   400  S.
                                            FEDERAL     HIGHWAY   HALLANDALE
                                            BEACH, FL 33009

1. CALL TO ORDER

Mayor Cooper called the Meeting to Order at 4:27 P.M.

2. ROLL CALL

Commissioners Lewy, London, Ross, Vice Mayor Sanders and Mayor Cooper, City
Manager Antonio – All Present

City Attorney Jove - arrived at 4:28 P.M.

3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

MOTION         BY COMMISSIONER ROSS, SECONDED BY COMMISSIONER LEWY,
               TO ACCEPT SUPPLEMENTAL AGENDA ITEMS #1 AND #2. The
               Motion carried on a 5/0 Voice vote.

Consensus:

       -   To allow one (1) public speaker per organization five (5) minutes to give a
           presentation.

4. PRESENTATIONS AND REPORTS

   A. Presentation of Parks and Recreation Summary Report - See Backup

MOTION         BY COMMISSIONER ROSS, SECONDED BY COMMISSIONER LEWY,
               TO DEFER ITEM NO. 4.A.TO THE NEXT AVAILABLE AGENDA. The
               Motion carried on a 5/0 Voice vote.

   B. Discussion of Utilities & Engineering Construction Projects - See Backup

Earl King, Acting Director of Utilities & Engineering, gave a presentation and answered
questions posed by the City Commission.

5. CITY BUSINESS

   A. Discussion of FY 2012 Community Partnerships Program (Staff: Director of
      Human Services) (See Backup)

       TO BE HEARD IN CONJUNCTION WITH COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT
       AGENCY AGENDA ITEM #3B
City Manager Antonio introduced the Item and turned the presentation to staff. Marian
McCann-Colliee, Director of Human Services, gave a presentation on the grant
application process for Community Organizations for FY2012 and answered questions
posed by the City Commission.

The City Commission heard presentations from the following organizations:

1. Cheryl Dekter, Representative, Holocaust Documentation and Education
Center.

Consensus:

       -   Organization to provide price per student and try to schedule the Student
           Awareness One-Day Conference at the Hallandale High School for City
           Commission to consider funding in excess of $1,200.

2. Gabriella Dekka, Girl Scouts of Southeast Florida Inc.

Consensus:

       -   To approve funding of $1,000 to be provided contingent upon formation of
           long-term relationship with the City and a possible Girl Scout Troup within the
           Hallandale Beach area.

3.     Dwayne Flournoy, Police Chief, Youth Crime Watch of Hallandale Beach

Consensus:

       -   To approve funding in the amount of $1,000.

4.     Dwayne Flournoy, Police Chief, Hallandale Beach Police Explorers

Consensus:

       -   To approve funding in the amount of $7,500.

5. Rebuilding Families Foundation (no representatives were present).

Consensus:

       -      To approve funding in the amount of $2,800.

6.   Niki Swindler, Representative, Family Central, Inc.

Consensus:

       -      To approve funding in the amount of $3,600 from the CRA fund.

7.   Areawide Council on Aging of Broward, Inc.


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Consensus:

        -   To approve funding in the amount $37,830.

8.    Palms Community Coalition

        -      To approve funding in the amount of $1,000.

9.    John Battle Theatre (no representatives were present).

Consensus:

        -      To approve funding in the amount of $2,500.

10. Pamela Burnett, Founder/representative, The Beautiful Gate Cancer Support &
    Resource Center

Consensus:

        -      To approve funding in the amount of $5,000.

11. Women in Distress of Broward County, Inc.

Consensus:

        -      To approve funding in the amount of $5,000.


12.     A Child is Missing (no representatives were present).

Consensus:

        -      To approve funding in the amount of $1,000.

13.     Corey Glover, Representative, Phileo Outreach Ministries

MOTION         BY MAYOR COOPER, SECONDED BY VICE MAYOR SANDERS, TO
               APPROVE FUNDING IN THE AMOUNT OF $40,000 TO PHILEO
               OUTREACH MINISTRIES TO FUND THE SUMMER CORP PROGRAM.
               The Motion carried on a 3/2 Voice vote (Commissioner Lewy and
               Commissioner London voted No)

14.     Estella Ekhart, Principal, Hallandale High School.

Consensus:

        -      To approve funding for the Saturday Program in the amount of $40,000.

15.     Keeping Dreams Alive

Consensus:

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       -      To approve funding in the amount of $0.

16.    211 Broward

Consensus:

       -      To approve funding in the amount of $10,000.

17.    Tim Burton, Representative, Eagle’s Wings Development Center

Vice Mayor Sanders excused himself from the dais during the presentation and recused
himself from voting on the request from Eagle’s Wings Development Center based on
the potential Conflict of Interest. (See attached Form 8B which is hereby incorporated
and made a part of the official minutes of this Meeting).

Consensus:

       -      To approve funding in the amount of $35,000.

18.    Greater Mt. Everett Missionary Baptist Church

Consensus:

       -      To approve funding in the amount of $91,000.

NOTE: Program to be under a name different than the Church’s name.

19.    Joe Johnson, Member, Jessica Sanders, Interim Site Coordinator and
       Jereen Allen, Vice-Chair Palms of Hallandale Beach Weed and Seed

Vice Mayor Sanders excused himself from the dais during the presentation and recused
himself from voting on the request from Palms of Hallandale Beach Weed and Seed
based on the potential Conflict of Interest. (See attached Form 8B which is hereby
incorporated and made a part of the official minutes of this Meeting).

Consensus:

       -   To approve total funding in the amount of $45,000 to be allocated as follows:
           $20,000 from the Law Enforcement Trust (LET) and the remaining $25,000
           from General Fund and/or Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA).
           Funding will be utilized both for program and operation costs.

Commissioner London left the dais at 9:30 P.M.

20.    Deborah Brown, Palm Center for the Arts

Consensus:

-      To approve funding in the amount of $50,000 from the CRA Fund.


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21.    Lowell Lampkin, Representative, Lampkin’s Creative Arts 4 All

Consensus:

       -   To approve funding in the amount of $50,000 to be split with the CRA Fund
           and the General Fund.

22.    Hallandale Symphonic POPS (no representatives were present)

Consensus:

       -   To approve funding in the amount of $0, and to revisit at a later date, if
           appropriate.

Commissioner London returned to the dais at 10:04 P.M.

23.    Delvis Rogers, President, The Community Civic Association, Inc.

Consensus:

       -      To approve funding in the amount of $15,000.

Mayor Cooper recessed the meeting at 10:21 P.M.

Mayor Cooper reconvened the meeting at 10:27 P.M.


24.    Police Athletic League of Hallandale Beach

Consensus:

       -   To approve funding in the amount of $70,000.

25.    Community AIDS Resource, Inc. (no representatives were present)

Consensus:

       -   To approve funding in the amount of $0.

26.    Paul Snow, Owner, Hallandale Food Pantry

Consensus:

       -   To approve funding in the amount of $25,000.

27.    Althea Pennant, Representative, Feeding South Florida

Consensus

       -   To approve funding in the amount of $37,500.


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28.    Joyce Curtis, Executive Director, Jubilee Center of South Broward

Consensus:

       -   To approve funding in the amount of $10,000.

29.    Identico LLC ( no representatives were present)

       Consensus:

       -   To approve funding in the amount of $0.

MOTION        BY COMMISSIONER ROSS, SECONDED BY COMMISSIONER
              LONDON, TO EXTEND THE MEETING TIME TO 12:00 A.M. The Motion
              carried on a 5/0 Voice vote.

Mayor Cooper recessed the Special City Commission Workshop to open the Community
Redevelopment Agency (CRA) at 11:00 P.M.

Mayor Cooper reconvened the Special City Commission Workshop at 11:03 P.M.

NOTE: Refer to CRA Board of Directors Minutes for Action taken during the Special
      Meeting of the Community Redevelopment Board of Directors.

                         SUPPLEMENTAL AGENDA ITEM #1

B. Discussion and Consideration of Proposals for Interim City Attorney Services.
   (Staff: City Attorney) (See Backup)

TO BE HEARD AT 6:30 P.M.

City Attorney Jove introduced the Item and turned the presentation over to the proposing
firms. Edward A. Dion Esq., of Nabors Giblin & Nickerson, P.A., and Michael Popak,
Esq., and Adam Gabriel, Esq., of Weiss Serota Helfman, et al, P.A., gave presentations
and answered questions posed by the City Commission.

MOTION        BY COMMISSIONER LEWY, SECONDED BY COMMISSIONER
              LONDON, TO EXTEND THE MEETING TIME TO 1:00 A.M. The Motion
              carried on a 5/0 Voice vote.

MOTION        BY COMMISSIONER LONDON TO RETAIN EDWARD A. DION, ESQ.,
              OF NABORS GIBLIN & NICKERSON, P.A., TO PROVIDE SERVICES
              AS INTERIM CITY ATTORNEY, TO PROVIDE COMPREHENSIVE
              LEGAL SERVICES REQUIRED OF THE CITY ATTORNEY AND TO
              MANAGE THE CITY ATTORNEY’S OFFICE AT THE QUOTED PRICE
              OF $18,000 FOR A PERIOD OF TWO (2) MONTHS (FROM AUGUST
              2011 TO SEPTEMBER 2011).

Commissioner Lewy Seconded the Motion for discussion.

After discussion by the City Commission, Mayor Cooper called the Question.

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MOTION        BY COMMISSIONER LONDON, SECONDED BY COMMISSIONER
              LEWY, TO RETAIN EDWARD A. DION, ESQ., OF NABORS GIBLIN &
              NICKERSON, P.A., TO PROVIDE SERVICES AS INTERIM CITY
              ATTORNEY, TO PROVIDE COMPREHENSIVE LEGAL SERVICES
              REQUIRED OF THE CITY ATTORNEY AND TO MANAGE THE CITY
              ATTORNEY’S OFFICE AT THE QUOTED PRICE OF $18,000 FOR A
              PERIOD OF TWO (2) MONTHS (FROM AUGUST 2011 TO
              SEPTEMBER 2011). The Motion carried on a 5/0 Voice vote.

                        SUPPLEMENTAL AGENDA ITEM #2

C. Discussion and Consideration of Draft Job Posting to Hire a City Attorney.
   (Staff: Director of Personnel/Labor Relations) (See Backup)

City Manager Antonio provided background information on the Item and turned the
presentation over to staff. George Amiraian, Director of Personnel/Labor Relations,
gave a presentation and answered questions posed by the City Commission.

MOTION        BY COMMISSIONER LEWY TO APPROVE THE DRAFT JOB POSTING
              TO ADVERTISE FOR THE HIRING OF A CITY ATTORNEY AS
              WRITTEN, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF REQUIREMENT B, BY
              ELIMINATING THE WORD “SOME” AND INCLUDING THE
              LANGUAGE “LITIGATION EXPERIENCE REQUIRED,” AND BY
              REMOVING THE SALARY RANGE AND REPLACING IT WITH
              “DEPENDING ON QUALIFICATIONS.”

Commissioner London Seconded the Motion for discussion.

After discussion by the City Commission, Mayor Cooper called the Question.

MOTION        BY COMMISSIONER LEWY, SECONDED BY COMMISSIONER
              LONDON, TO APPROVE THE DRAFT JOB POSTING TO ADVERTISE
              FOR THE HIRING OF A CITY ATTORNEY AS WRITTEN, WITH THE
              EXCEPTION OF REQUIREMENT B, BY ELIMINATING THE WORD
              “SOME” AND INCLUDING THE LANGUAGE “LITIGATION
              EXPERIENCE REQUIRED,” AND BY REMOVING THE SALARY
              RANGE    AND      REPLACING        WITH       “DEPENDING ON
              QUALIFICATIONS.” The Motion carried on a 5/0 Voice vote.

Commissioner London left the dais at 12:28 P.M.

MOTION        BY COMMISSIONER LEWY, SECONDED BY COMMISSIONER ROSS,
              TO RECONSIDER THE PREVIOUS ACTION. The Motion carried on a
              4/0 Voice vote (Commissioner London was absent from the dais during
              the vote)

MOTION        BY COMMISSIONER LEWY, SECONDED BY COMMISSIONER ROSS,
              TO INCLUDE LANGUAGE WITHIN THE DRAFT JOB POSTING TO
              ALLOW LAW FIRMS TO APPLY. The Motion carried on a 4/0 Voice
              vote (Commissioner London was absent from the dais during the vote)

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Commissioner London returned to the dais at 12:33 P.M.

4.     OTHER

There being no further business before the City Commission, Mayor Cooper adjourned
the meeting at 12:34 P.M.

RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED,

                                                 _______________________
                                                         Mayor
ATTEST:

________________________
     City Clerk

RECORDING SECRETARY:                             Sheena James, Deputy City Clerk


APPROVED BY COMMISSION:                          ___________________________




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