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									 REG               Southwest Ranches Town Council
                                                REGULAR MEETING
                                           Agenda of October 11, 2012
   Southwest Ranches Council Chambers                                                                               13400 Griffin Road
   7:00 PM    THURSDAY                                                                                    Southwest Ranches, FL 33330

  Mayor                                                     Town Administrator                                 Town Attorney
                          Town Council
 Jeff Nelson                                                     Andy Berns                                     Keith M. Poliakoff
                          Steve Breitkreuz
                           Gary Jablonski                      Town Financial
Vice-Mayor                                                                                                      Town Clerk
                           Freddy Fisikelli                     Administrator
 Doug McKay                                                                                             Erika Gonzalez-Santamaria, CMC
                                                           Martin Sherwood, CPA CGFO
  In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, persons needing special accommodation, a sign language interpreter or hearing
  impaired to participate in this proceeding should contact the Town Clerk at (954) 434-0008 for assistance no later than four days prior to the
  meeting.


  1.       Call to Order/Roll Call
  2.       Pledge of Allegiance
  3.       Proclamation – Recognizing Broward County Architecture Week – Karen Warseck and
           Steve Griss
  4.       Presentation – The Honorable State Representative Martin Kiar expressing thanks
  5.       Presentation – Town of Davie Fire Department
  6.       Presentation – Fred Bellis, on behalf of Dr. Brenda Snipes, Supervisor of Elections
  7.       Public Comment


                                               -agenda items.


                                             order the request cards were received.
               Request cards will only be received until the first five minutes of public comment have concluded.

  8.       Board Reports
  9.       Council Member Comments
  10.      Legal Comments
  11.      Administration Comments
  12. Ordinance – 1st Reading – AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF SOUTHWEST RANCHES,
  FLORIDA AMENDING THE TEXT OF THE FUTURE LAND USE ELEMENT OF THE TOWN OF
  SOUTHWEST RANCHES COMPREHENSIVE PLAN; REVISING THE LIST OF PERMITTED USES IN
  FUTURE LAND USE CATEGORIES AND SUPPORTING POLICIES; PROVIDING FOR TRANSMITTAL TO
  THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY; REQUESTING RECERTIFICATION
  FROM THE BROWARD COUNTY PLANNING COUNCIL; PROVIDING FOR CONFLICT; PROVIDING
  FOR SEVERABILITY; AND, PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
  13. Resolution – A RESOLUTION OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF SOUTHWEST
  RANCHES, FLORIDA, APPOINTING MEMBERS TO THE TOWN’S FIRE ADVISORY BOARD; AND
  PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
REGULAR TOWN COUNCIL MEETING                             October 11, 2012                               PAGE 2



14.     Discussion – Funding for Road Paving
15.     Consent Agenda
     a.    Resolution – A RESOLUTION OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF
SOUTHWEST RANCHES, FLORIDA APPROVING AN AMENDMENT TO THE MEMORANDUM OF
AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT, THE TOWN OF
SOUTHWEST RANCHES, THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND CONSUMER SERVICES, AND
THE SOUTH BROWARD DRAINAGE DISTRICT REGARDING THE PILOT PROJECT IN THE S-9 AND S-
10 DRAINAGE BASINS; AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, TOWN ADMINISTRATOR AND TOWN
ATTORNEY TO EXECUTE SAID AMENDMENT; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
      b.   Resolution – A RESOLUTION OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF
SOUTHWEST RANCHES, FLORIDA AUTHORIZING THE TOWN ADMINISTRATION TO PREPARE AND
TO SUBMIT A GRANT APPLICATION FOR THE PARKS FOR PEOPLE LAND STEWARDSHIP GRANT
PROGRAM TO BROWARD COUNTY TO FUND PARK DEVELOPMENT WITHIN THE TOWN’S COUNTRY
ESTATES FISHING HOLE PARK IN THE AMOUNT OF $75,000, WITH A TOWN BUDGETED MATCH IN
THE AMOUNT OF $75,000; AUTHORIZING THE TOWN ADMINISTRATOR TO TRANSMIT THE
APPLICATION; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
        c.      Approval of Minutes – September 27, 2012 – Regular Council Meeting
        d.      Approval of Minutes – October 1, 2012 – Budget Hearing

16.     Adjournment
PURSUANT TO FLORIDA STATUTES 286.0105, THE TOWN HEREBY ADVISES THE PUBLIC THAT IF A PERSON DECIDES TO APPEAL ANY DECISION
MADE BY THIS COUNCIL WITH RESPECT TO ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT ITS MEETING OR HEARING, HE OR SHE WILL NEED A RECORD OF THE
PROCEEDINGS, AND THAT FOR SUCH PURPOSE, THE AFFECTED PERSON MAY NEED TO ENSURE THAT A VERBATIM RECORD OF THE
PROCEEDING IS MADE, WHICH RECORD INCLUDES THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH THE APPEAL IS TO BE BASED. THIS NOTICE
DOES NOT CONSTITUTE CONSENT BY THE TOWN FOR THE INTRODUCTION OR ADMISSION OF OTHERWISE INADMISSIBLE OR IRRELEVANT
EVIDENCE, NOR DOES IT AUTHORIZE CHALLENGES OR APPEALS NOT OTHERWISE ALLOWED BY LAW.
               Town of Southwest Ranches                                                           Town Council
                                                                                             Jeff Nelson, Mayor
               13400 Griffin Road                                                     Doug McKay, Vice Mayor
               Southwest Ranches, FL 33330-2628                               Steve Breitkreuz, Council Member
                                                                               Freddy Fisikelli, Council Member
                                                                               Gary Jablonski, Council Member
               (954) 434-0008 Town Hall
               (954) 434-1490 Fax                                             Andy Berns, Town Administrator
                                                                             Keith M. Poliakoff, Town Attorney
                                                                 Erika Gonzalez-Santamaria, CMC, Town Clerk
                                                  Martin D. Sherwood, CPA CGFO, Town Financial Administrator



                              TOWN COUNCIL MEMORANDUM

TO:           Honorable Mayor Nelson and Council

THRU:         Andy Berns, Town Administrator

FROM:         Jeff Katims, AICP, CNU-A, Assistant Town Planner

DATE:         October 3, 2012

SUBJECT:      ORDINANCE AMENDING COMPREHENSIVE PLAN PERMITTED
              COMMUNITY FACILITIES USES

Recommendation
The Town Council may approve, approve with modifications, defer, or decline to
approve the proposed ordinance on first reading.

Issue
The proposed ordinance refines the list of permitted uses in the Community Facilities
future land use category, and reduces the permitted intensities of use for nonconforming
parcels, in order that future development is more consistent with the Town’s rural
character.

Background
The Town of Southwest Ranches is one of a relative few municipalities that have been
founded based upon a single cohesive and pervasive ideal. The comprehensive plan
largely reflects the Town’s founding principle of protecting its rural character,, although it
still contains some of the generic provisions attributable to statutory requirements and
the countywide land use plan.

The Town also is unique among municipalities by virtue of its ongoing review and
updating of its comprehensive plan. This is contrasted with many—and perhaps most
municipalities—which wait until State law requires them to evaluate their plan every
seven years. Recently, for example, the Town amended the Future Land Use Element
to refine the types of recreation and open space uses that are permitted in various
future land use categories, as some of the recreation uses adopted verbatim from the
Broward County Land Use Plan are not consistent with the Town’s rural lifestyle.

As part of the Town’s ongoing review and evaluation of its Plan, several community
facility uses, incorporated verbatim from the Broward County Land Use Plan, have been
identified as being overly broad, and/or potentially incompatible with the Town’s rural
character. The proposed ordinance eliminates or clarifies such uses, as appropriate.
The verbatim inclusion of permitted uses from the Broward County Land Use Plan was
most likely due to the misconception that the Broward County Charter requires all local
plans to mirror the Broward County Land Use Plan in order to be considered
“consistent” under the charter. In fact, municipal plans may generally be more
restrictive than the Broward County Land Use Plan.

The Town’s comprehensive plan establishes locational and intensity standards for
community facilities. Some of these standards were carried over from the county’s land
use plan, and others were added by the Town. For example, there is five (5) acre size
limitation for community facilities other than public schools. For those parcels that pre-
existed the Town’s incorporation and exceed the five (5) acre size limitation, the
proposed ordinance enacts a more restrictive maximum floor area ratio (F.A.R.) for a
portion of the parcel that exceeds the size limitation. The intent is to maintain
community facilities of a size and scale that are not grossly incompatible with the
Town’s rural character and size. Under the proposed standards, all community facilities
within the Town that could expand within the current limitations would also have the
ability to expand without exceeding the supplemental F.A.R. limitation.

By virtue of amending the list of permitted uses and intensities in the Community
Facilities designation, the list of permitted community facilities uses and intensities in
other future land use plan designations is also amended by reference.

Fiscal Impact
None

Staff Contact
Jeff Katims, AICP, CNU-A, Assistant Town Planner
                                     ORDINANCE NO. 2013 -

       AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF SOUTHWEST RANCHES, FLORIDA
       AMENDING THE TEXT OF THE FUTURE LAND USE ELEMENT OF THE
       TOWN OF SOUTHWEST RANCHES COMPREHENSIVE PLAN; REVISING
       THE LIST OF PERMITTED USES IN FUTURE LAND USE CATEGORIES AND
       SUPPORTING POLICIES; PROVIDING FOR TRANSMITTAL TO THE
       FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITY; REQUESTING
       RECERTIFICATION FROM THE BROWARD COUNTY PLANNING
       COUNCIL;     PROVIDING   FOR    CONFLICT;   PROVIDING    FOR
       SEVERABILITY; AND, PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.


      WHEREAS, the Future Land Use Element of the Town of Southwest Ranches Comprehensive
Plan sets forth a list of permitted uses in each of the several future land use plan map categories; and

      WHEREAS, each list of permitted uses was adopted directly from the Broward County Land Use
Plan; and

     WHEREAS, the Town continues to evaluate its adopted Comprehensive Plan on an ongoing basis
to ensure that the plan protects and furthers the Town’s founding principle of rural character; and

     WHEREAS, the Comprehensive Plan Advisory Board has issued a finding to the Town Council
that the list of permitted community facility uses and the permitted intensities thereof are not fully
consistent with the Town’s rural character, and should be revised; and

     WHEREAS, the Town Council finds that the recommendations of the Comprehensive Plan
Advisory Board are appropriate to protect the Town’s rural character.

     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF
SOUTHWEST RANCHES, FLORIDA:

        SECTION 1: That the foregoing “WHEREAS” clauses are hereby ratified and confirmed as
being true and correct and are hereby made a specific part of this Ordinance.

       SECTION 2: That the Future Land Use Element of the adopted Town of Southwest Ranches
Comprehensive Plan is hereby amended as shown on Exhibit “A”, which is attached hereto and made a
part hereof.

      SECTION 3: That the Town Planner is directed to transmit the revised Future Land Use
Element, upon its adoption, to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity.

       SECTION 4: That the Town Planner is directed to apply to the Broward County Planning
Council for recertification of the Future Land Use Element subsequent to the effective date of the
amendment, and that the Town Council hereby requests such recertification.
       SECTION 5: Conflicts. All Ordinances or parts of Ordinances, Resolutions or parts of
Resolutions in conflict herewith, be and the same are hereby repealed to the extent of such conflict.

         SECTION 6: Severability. If any word, phrase, clause, sentence or section of this Ordinance
is, for any reason, held unconstitutional or invalid, the invalidity thereof shall not affect the validity of
any remaining portions of this Ordinance.

        SECTION 7: Effective Date. This Ordinance shall take effect 31 days after the Department
of Economic Opportunity notifies the Town that the plan amendment package is complete, unless
timely challenged pursuant to sec. 163.3184(5), F.S., in which case the Ordinance shall take effect on
the date that the Department of Economic Opportunity or the Administration Commission enters a final
order determining the adopted amendment to be in compliance.


      PASSED ON FIRST READING this ___ day of _____, 2012 on a motion made by
______________________ and seconded by ________________.

    PASSED AND ADOPTED ON SECOND READING this ___ day of ____, 2012, on a motion
made by __________________ and seconded by __________________.



     Nelson            _______                Ayes            _______
     Fisikelli         _______                Nays            _______
     Breitkreuz        _______                Absent          _______
     McKay             _______                Abstaiining     _______
     Jablonski         _______



                                                              Jeff Nelson, Mayor
Attest:

_____________________________
Erika Gonzalez -Santamaria, CMC, Town Clerk


Approved as to Form and Correctness:

_____________________________
Keith M. Poliakoff, J.D., Town Attorney
                              ORDINANCE NO. 2013-__
                                   EXHIBIT “A”


II. ADMINISTRATION

II.A. DEFINITIONS

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Place of Worship - A place of assembly used for the regular, continuing exercise of an
organized religion. Permitted accessory uses and facilities shall be limited to those necessary
for the exercise of religion (ex: classrooms for religious, non-academic instruction) and the
following additional accessory uses and facilities: day care for congregants only;
social/fellowship gathering space, offices for the administration of the place of worship facility in
which located; and any other facility or use that the Town determines is of an accessory scale
and nature to the principal use.



III.     Plan Elements

III.A. Future Land Use Element (FLUE)

1.       Goals, Objectives and Policies

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FLUE OBJECTIVE 1.12           PERMITTED USES IN COMMUNITY FACILITIES

FLUE POLICY 1.12-a: Permit those land uses, not to exceed a Floor Area Ratio (F.A.R.) =
0.25, within designated Community Facilities Land Use parcels per the Permitted Uses in Future
Land Use Categories subsection of this Element.

FLUE POLICY 1.12-b: Permit compatible community facilities furthering the Town’s rural
lifestyle on parcels of up to five (5) acres in size within all land use categories in which are
identified in pursuant to the Permitted Uses in Future Land Use Categories subsection of this
Element, provided they are placed along and exclusively access a Trafficway, and maintain a
1,000’ feet of separation from other non-agricultural and non-residential land uses and
properties with non-agricultural and nonresidential land use plan map designations. Public
schools shall be permitted in all residential rural and estate land use categories without limiting
the size of the parcel.

Any parcel that was designated Community Facilities at the time of the Town’s incorporation,
but which does not comply with the minimum distance separation or size limitation, may be
developed for Community Facilities use provided that such parcel shall not be subdivided or
used for a separately owned or operated community facility.


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                              ORDINANCE NO. 2013-__
                                   EXHIBIT “A”


FLUE POLICY 1.12-c: Community Facilities uses within all Future Land Use Categories shall
not exceed a Floor Area Ratio (F.A.R.) of 0.25.

The maximum F.A.R. for any parcel that was designated Community Facilities at the time of the
Town’s incorporation and which exceeds the five (5) acre size limitation, shall be a blended
F.A.R. as follows:

    A. 1. For parcels ten (10) acres or less in size, a F.A.R. of 0.25 for the first five (5) acres,
       and a F.A.R. as determined by “B.”, below, for the remaining parcel area.

       2. For parcels larger than ten (10) acres in size, a F.A.R. of 0.25 for fifty (50) percent of
       the parcel area up to a maximum of ten (10) acres, and a F.A.R. as determined by “B.”,
       below, for the remaining parcel area.

    B. For the portion of the parcel area that remains after the calculations in “A”, above, the
       maximum permitted F.A.R. shall be 0.075, provided that parcels fronting upon and
       accessing either a State arterial roadway with six (6) lanes, or a State limited access
       highway, shall be permitted a maximum F.A.R. of 0.15.

    C. For the purpose of this policy, the term “parcel” shall include land under common
       ownership that is separated only by a public or private way, including but not limited to
       a street or canalwater body.


FLUE POLICY 1.12-cd: All proposed public and private uses and structures utilized for
community facility purposes must be placed in a zoning district that permits community
facilities.

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3. COMMUNITY FACILITIES USE

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Uses permitted in areas designated cCommunity fFacilities are as follows, provided that all
permitted listed uses shall be permitted only on properties located at a minimum distance of
one thousand (1,000) feet from any other property containing one of the permitted uses that
comply with Objective 1.12.

   A. Public and private schools, medical, Town of Southwest Ranches governmental facilities,
      religious places of worship, civic, cultural, hospitals, governmental administration, police
      and fire stations, libraries, publicly owned cultural and civic uses, prisons and courts of
      law, nursing homes, cemeteries, and parks and recreation facilities, accessory dwellings,

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                          ORDINANCE NO. 2013-__
                               EXHIBIT “A”


   agricultural uses, electric sub-stations, outdoor events, daycare facilities as an accessory
   to place of worship.
B. Water and wastewater treatment plants, Wireless communication facilities.
C. Special residential Facility Category (2) development as defined in subsection 16 of the
   Town’s Plan Implementation Requirements section; subject to the allocation of two (2)
   reserve or flexibility units in accordance with the Special Residential Facilities provisions
   and policies for application of these units as contained in the “Administrative Rules
   Document: Broward County Land Use Plan.”
D. Special residential Facility Category (3) development as defined in subsection 16 of the
   Town’s Plan Implementation Requirements section; subject to the allocation of two (2)
   reserve or flexibility units in accordance with the Special Residential Facilities provisions
   and policies for application of these units as contained in the “Administrative Rules
   Document: Broward County Land Use Plan”; each flexibility or reserve unit shall permit
   two (2) sleeping rooms regardless of the number of kitchens or baths.




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             Town of Southwest Ranches                                                  Town Council
             13400 Griffin Road                                                   Jeff Nelson, Mayor
             Southwest Ranches, FL 33330-2628                              Doug McKay, Vice Mayor
                                                                   Steve Breitkreuz, Council Member
             (954) 434-0008 Town Hall                               Freddy Fisikelli, Council Member
             (954) 434-1490 Fax                                     Gary Jablonski, Council Member


                                                                            Andy Berns, Town Administrator
                                                                           Keith M. Poliakoff, Town Attorney
                                                               Erika Gonzalez-Santamaria, CMC, Town Clerk
                                                Martin D. Sherwood, CPA CGFO, Town Financial Administrator




                                  COUNCIL MEMORANDUM

TO:          Honorable Mayor Nelson and Town Council

THRU:        Andy Berns, Town Administrator

FROM:        Erika Santamaria, CMC, Town Clerk

DATE:        October 11, 2012

SUBJECT:     Fire Advisory Board Appointments


Recommendation
It is recommended that the Town Council appoint members to the Fire Advisory Board in
order for the board to begin work.

Issue
The Town Council desired to create a new board to advise them on matters relating to
Fire and EMS services. Specifically, the board is tasked to analyze the needs of the
Volunteer Fire Department, to analyze the Volunteer Fire Department’s use of funds,
and to analyze the feasibility of creating an independent Town of Southwest Ranches
Fire Department.

Background
On August 9, 2012, the Town Council adopted a resolution creating the ‘Fire Advisory
Board’. Members of the Town Council were tasked to appoint members to the board in
order for the board to schedule the first meeting. On September 27, 2012, the Town
Council expanded the board to eight members and subsequently tabled the item to the
next meeting in order to review the additional applications received.

Staff Contact
Martin D. Sherwood, CPA CGFO
Town Financial Administrator

Peter Brill,
Assistant Town Financial Administrator
                           RESOLUTION NO. 2013 -

             A RESOLUTION OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE
             TOWN OF SOUTHWEST RANCHES, FLORIDA,
             APPOINTING MEMBERS TO THE TOWN’S FIRE
             ADVISORY BOARD; AND PROVIDING FOR AN
             EFFECTIVE DATE.


      WHEREAS, on August 9, 2012, pursuant to Resolution 2012-64, the Town
Council approved the creation of a Fire Advisory Board to advise the Town Council on
matters relating to the Town’s Fire and EMS Services; and

     WHEREAS, the Town Council determined that the Fire Advisory Board shall be
composed of eight appointed members; and

       WHEREAS, each member of the Town Council shall appoint one member, with
eight members being appointed at large.

      NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Town Council of the Town of
Southwest Ranches, Florida:

       Section 1:    The above-referenced recitals are true and correct and are
incorporated herein by reference.

        Section 2: The Town Council hereby appoints the Fire Advisory Board Members
as follows:

Mayor Nelson’s Appointment:                  Jeff Moral
Vice Mayor McKay’s Appointment:              Dean Parkerson
Council Member Breitkreuz’s Appointment:     Michael Fisikelli
Council Member Fisikelli’s Appointment:      Barry Neunzig
Council Member Jablonski’s Appointment:      Jeff Kastner
At-Large Appointment:
At-Large Appointment:
At-Large Appointment:


       Section 3. Effective Date. This Resolution shall be effective immediately upon
its passage.




                         [Signatures on Following Page]
      PASSED AND ADOPTED by the Town Council of the Town of Southwest
Ranches, Florida, this day of     , 2012, on a motion by
      and seconded by                    .


     Nelson                                 Ayes
     Fisikelli                              Nays
     Breitkreuz                             Absent
     Jablonski                              Abstaining
     McKay

                                                  Jeff Nelson, Mayor
     Attest:

     _________________________________
     Erika Santamaria, CMC, Town Clerk

     Approved as to Form and Correctness:

     _________________________________
     Keith M. Poliakoff, J.D., Town Attorney
     ACTIVE: 4177921_1




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              Town of Southwest Ranches                                            Town Council
              13400 Griffin Road                                             Jeff Nelson, Mayor
              Southwest Ranches, FL 33330-2628                        Doug McKay, Vice Mayor
                                                              Steve Breitkreuz, Council Member
              (954) 434-0008 Town Hall                         Freddy Fisikelli, Council Member
              (954) 434-1490 Fax                               Gary Jablonski, Council Member


                                                                  Andy Berns, Town Administrator
                                                                 Keith M. Poliakoff, Town Attorney
                                                    Martin Sherwood, Town Financial Administrator
                                                    Erika Gonzalez-Santamaria, CMC, Town Clerk



                                   COUNCIL MEMORANDUM

TO:           Honorable Mayor Nelson and Town Council

THRU:         Andy Berns, Town Administrator

FROM:         G.D. “Willie” Nabong, P.E., Town Engineer

DATE:         September 24, 2012

SUBJECT:      SECOND AMENDMENT TO MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT
              AMONG SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT,
              TOWN OF SOUTHWEST RANCHES, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICUL-
              TURE AND CONSUMER SERVICES AND THE SOUTH BROWARD
              DRAINAGE DISTRICT

Recommendation
That the Town Council approves the second amendment to MOA.

Issue
Amendment to the MOA consists of extending the agreement an additional one year.
The extension is necessary to allow additional time to process a request to SFWMD to
convert the pilot project into an operational permit for Basins 9 and 10 and collect water
samples to support the request.

Background
Attached is a copy of the Second Amendment to the Memorandum of Agreement
among the South Florida Water Management District, the Town of Southwest Ranches,
the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and the South Broward Drainage
District Regarding the S-9 and S-10 drainage basins, for the Town Council’s considera-
tion.

On June 1, 2010 a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) regarding implementation of a
pilot project in drainage basins 9 and 10 was executed by the SFWMD, the Town, the
DACS and the SBDD. The MOA had a one year term. The pilot project included the in-
stallation of three gates, ICS 12, 13 and 13A, to provide the SBDD better control of the
ground water and surface water in the two drainage basins and the flows to C-11. The
three control gates are completed and have been in operation since June 2011. The
MOA required collection and testing of stormwater runoff, evaluation of sampling test
reports, identification of hot spot locations for high phosphorous levels, and implementa-
tion of structural BMP’s and source controls.
On September 8, 2011 the SFWMD approved the amendment to the MOA to extend the
term of agreement an additional one year from the effective date of the amended MOA;
and by the Town on September 20, 2011.

The Second Amendment is for time extension only. It will keep the original MOA active
and allows the SBDD and the Town additional time to evaluate the water quality issues
and meet the requirements of the original agreement. The Town and SBDD are ex-
pected to continue water sampling and testing after significant rainfall events until the
pilot project is converted to a regular permitted project. The test results are submittal to
SFWMD. The SBDD and Town staffs have been coordinating the water quality sampling
work thereby reducing consultant costs. If the water quality samples continue to show
phosphorous levels within acceptable limits the SBDD and Town will jointly process a
request to the SFWMD to convert the pilot project to a regular permitted project thereby
keep the gate structures permanently. The SFWMD is not providing additional funds in
conjunction with the extension of agreement. The SBDD Board will be considering this
second amendment to MOA at their September 27, 2012 meeting.

Fiscal Impact
Additional water quality sampling will be performed. The cost for the sampling is esti-
mated at $2,000 per year.

1) Budget amount for line item (FY 2012/2013, Other Current Charges); $2,922.00
2) What are the encumbered funds; $ 0
3) What is the balance for this budgeted item? $2,922.00

Staff Contact
G.D. “Willie” Nabong, P.E., Town Engineer
                                RESOLUTION NO. 2013 –

       A RESOLUTION OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF
       SOUTHWEST RANCHES, FLORIDA APPROVING AN AMENDMENT
       TO THE MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE SOUTH
       FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT, THE TOWN OF
       SOUTHWEST RANCHES, THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
       AND CONSUMER SERVICES, AND THE SOUTH BROWARD
       DRAINAGE DISTRICT REGARDING THE PILOT PROJECT IN THE S-
       9 AND S-10 DRAINAGE BASINS; AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR,
       TOWN ADMINISTRATOR AND TOWN ATTORNEY TO EXECUTE
       SAID AMENDMENT; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

      WHEREAS, on February 10, 2010 the Town Council adopted Resolution 2010-
035, approving a Memorandum of Agreement (“MOA”) relating to a pilot project to help
ensure the Town’s water quality and to reduce flooding in drainage basins S-9 and S-
10; and

        WHEREAS, the MOA allowed the South Broward Drainage District (SBDD) to
install three gates to lower groundwater elevations in the S-9 and S-10 basins as
needed; and

        WHEREAS, the MOA was executed on June 1, 2010 by the South Florida Water
Management District (SFWMD), the Town of Southwest Ranches, Department of
Agriculture and Consumer Services (DACS) and SBDD, for a one (1) year term from the
effective date; and

      WHEREAS, on October 13, 2011 the Town Council adopted Resolution 2012-
004 extending the MOA for an additional year; and

      WHEREAS, the Amendment attached hereto and incorporated herein as Exhibit
“A” extends the MOA for an additional year term in order to allow the Town of
Southwest Ranches to evaluate water quality issues and demonstrate continued
compliance with the MOA; and

      WHEREAS, all parties to the June 1, 2010 MOA are desirous of amending the
MOA for an additional year.

      NOW, THEREFORE, be it resolved, by the Town Council of the Town of
Southwest Ranches, Florida:

       Section 1. Recitals. The above referenced recitals are true and correct and are
incorporated herein by reference.



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       Section 2. Approval. The Town Council hereby approves the additional one
year extension to the June 1, 2010, Memorandum of Agreement between the Town,
South Florida Water Management District, Department of Agriculture and Consumer
Services, and South Broward Drainage District, which would extend the agreement
through June 1, 2013.

      Section 3. Authorization. The Town Council hereby authorizes the Mayor,
Town Administrator, and Town Attorney to execute any and all documents that may be
necessary to effectuate the intent of this Resolution.

       Section 4. Effective Date. This Resolution shall become effective immediately
upon its adoption.

      PASSED AND ADOPTED by the Town Council of the Town of Southwest
Ranches, Florida, this day of     , 2012, on a motion by
      and seconded by             .


         Nelson                              Ayes
         Fisikelli                           Nays
         Breitkreuz                          Absent
         Jablonski                           Abstaining
         McKay


                                             ___________________________
                                             Jeff Nelson, Mayor
ATTEST:


______________________________________
Erika Gonzalez-Santamaria, CMC, Town Clerk

Approved as to Form and Correctness:

______________________________
Keith M. Poliakoff, Town Attorney
ACTIVE: 4177891_1




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             Town of Southwest Ranches                                                     Town Council
             13400 Griffin Road                                                      Jeff Nelson, Mayor
             Southwest Ranches, FL 33330-2628                                 Doug McKay, Vice Mayor
                                                                      Steve Breitkreuz, Council Member
             (954) 434-0008 Town Hall                                  Freddy Fisikelli, Council Member
             (954) 434-1490 Fax                                        Gary Jablonski, Council Member


                                                                              Andy Berns, Town Administrator
                                                                             Keith M. Poliakoff, Town Attorney
                                                                 Erika Gonzalez-Santamaria, CMC, Town Clerk
                                                Martin D. Sherwood, CPA CGFO, Town Financial Administrator

                                  COUNCIL MEMORANDUM

TO:          Honorable Mayor Nelson and Town Council

THRU:        Andy Berns, Town Administrator

FROM:        Emily McCord, Community Services Liaison

DATE:        September 26, 2012

SUBJECT:     Broward County Parks for People Land Stewardship Grant


Recommendation
To allow for Council approval for the submission of a grant application to the Broward
County Parks for People Land Stewardship Program for development of the Country
Estates Fishing Hole Park.

Issue
Broward County recently announced the final round of grant funding under the Parks for
People Program.

Background
The Biological Resources Division of the Broward County Environmental Protection and
Growth Management Department has initiated the Land Stewardship Program, a capital
improvement program to partially fund the development of bond acquired Open Spaces
that include "green component" standards through the "Parks for People" Grant Pro-
gram. This Program will provide a maximum grant of $75,000 per project to supplement
the development of Open Space Sites.

The Town can apply for a grant for $75,000 to develop the Country Estates Fishing Hole
Park, which was acquired through the County’s 2000 Bond Program. The funds can be
used for green components such as fencing and playground equipment.

The Town purchased the Country Estates Fishing Hole Park in 2004 with grant funds
from Broward County and Florida Communities Trust. The Town has grant requirements
to develop the Country Estates Fishing Hole Park. The Town recently obtained permits
to develop the park. The Town was recently awarded two other Parks for People grants
to help develop the parks restrooms, picnic pavilion, playground, parking area, and ADA
access, and another grant to clear the exotic vegetation from the jurisdictional wetlands.

Fiscal Impact
This grant will affect the Fiscal Year 2013 and 2014 budget. Staff would like to request
a grant for $75,000. This will require a local match of $75,000, which is already allocat-
ed in the Fiscal Year 2013 Budget. If this grant is awarded, there will be a significant
cost savings for the construction of the Country Estates Fishing Hole Park.

Staff Contact
Emily McCord, Community Services Liaison
                          RESOLUTION NO. 2013 -

      A RESOLUTION OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF
      SOUTHWEST RANCHES, FLORIDA AUTHORIZING THE TOWN
      ADMINISTRATION TO PREPARE AND TO SUBMIT A GRANT
      APPLICATION FOR THE PARKS FOR PEOPLE LAND
      STEWARDSHIP GRANT PROGRAM TO BROWARD COUNTY TO
      FUND PARK DEVELOPMENT WITHIN THE TOWN’S COUNTRY
      ESTATES FISHING HOLE PARK IN THE AMOUNT OF $75,000,
      WITH A TOWN BUDGETED MATCH IN THE AMOUNT OF
      $75,000; AUTHORIZING THE TOWN ADMINISTRATOR TO
      TRANSMIT THE APPLICATION; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE
      DATE.

      WHEREAS, the Biological Resources Division of the Broward County
Environmental Protection and Growth Management Department has initiated
the Land Stewardship Program, a five-year capital improvement program to partially
fund the development of bond acquired Open Spaces that include "green
component" standards through the "Parks for People" Grant Program; and

      WHEREAS, this Program will provide $500,000 a year with a proposed
maximum grant of $75,000 per project to supplement the development of Open
Space Sites; and

       WHEREAS, qualified applicants are municipalities that own Open Space sites
acquired through the 2000 Bond Program with development funding already
allocated in the municipality's 5 year Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) interested in
using "green construction" standards as described in this program; and

      WHEREAS, the Town purchased the 16 acre site in Country Estates with the
2000 Bond Program Funds; and

      WHEREAS, the Town seeks a grant in the amount of $75,000 with a Town
budgeted match in the amount of $75,000, to make improvements to the Town’s
Country Estates Fishing Hole Park.

      WHEREAS, the Town requires the Town Council’s authorization prior to the
submission of any grant application; and

      WHEREAS, this Resolution seeks to comply with the Town’s requirements.

      NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Town Council of the Town of
Southwest Ranches, Florida:



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       Section 1: Recitals. The above recitals are true and correct and are
incorporated herein by reference.

      Section 2: Approval. The Town Council of the Town of Southwest Ranches
does hereby authorize the submission of a grant application to Broward County
before the grant deadline of October 26, 2012, in the amount of $75,000 with a
Town budgeted match in the amount of $75,000.

       Section 3: Authorization. The Town Council of the Town of Southwest
Ranches does hereby authorize its Town Administrator to transmit the applicable
grant application, attend all necessary meetings and coordinate the execution of final
grant agreements, if any, between the parties.

     Section 4: Effective Date.          This   Resolution   shall   become   effective
immediately upon its adoption.

      PASSED AND ADOPTED by the Town Council of the Town of Southwest
Ranches, Florida, this ________ day of ______________, on a motion by
____________ and seconded by _________________.


Nelson                                  Ayes
McKay                                   Nays
Breitkreuz                              Absent
Fisikelli                               Abstaining
Jablonski
                                        ______________________________
                                        Jeff Nelson, Mayor
ATTEST:

___________________________________
Erika Gonzalez-Santamaria, CMC, Town Clerk


Approved as to Form and Correctness:

____________________________________
Keith M. Poliakoff, J.D., Town Attorney
ACTIVE: 4177934_1




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                 REGULAR MEETING MINUTES OF THE TOWN COUNCIL
                           Southwest Ranches, Florida

Thursday 7:00 PM                       September 27, 2012               13400 Griffin Road

Present:
Mayor Jeff Nelson                             Andy Berns, Town Administrator
Vice Mayor Doug McKay                         Keith Poliakoff, Town Attorney
Council Member Gary Jablonski                 Erika Santamaria, Town Clerk
Council Member Steve Breitkreuz               Martin Sherwood, Town Financial Administrator
Council Member Freddy Fisikelli               Jeff Katims, Assistant Town Planner

Regular Meeting of the Town Council of Southwest Ranches was held at 13400 Griffin Road in the
Southwest Ranches Council Chambers. The meeting, having been properly noticed, was called to
order by Mayor Nelson at 7:10 PM. Attendance was noted by roll call and was followed by the
Pledge of Allegiance.

3.    Ordinance – 1st Reading – AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF SOUTHWEST RANCHES,
FLORIDA, CREATING A NEW SECTION OF THE TOWN’S CODE ENTITLED “EQUINE PROTECTION
ACT, A.K.A. MARCO’S LAW”; PROVIDING FOR INCLUSION IN THE TOWN’S CODE; PROVIDING
FOR CONFLICTS; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

The following motion was made by Council Member Breitkreuz, seconded by Vice Mayor McKay
and passed by 5-0 roll call vote. The vote was as follows: Council Members Jablonski, Fisikelli,
Breitkreuz, Vice Mayor McKay and Mayor Nelson voting Yes.

MOTION: TO APPROVE.

4.    Presentation – Jason Curtis from the Broward County Property Appraisers Office

5.     Presentation – Michael Futtermann of MARCUM, LLC presented the 2010-2011 CAFR to
the Town Council. The Town Financial Administrator requested that the Town Council officially
adopt the FY 2010-2011 CAFR for the records.

The following motion was made by Council Member Breitkreuz, seconded by Vice Mayor McKay
and passed by 5-0 roll call vote. The vote was as follows: Council Members Jablonski, Fisikelli,
Breitkreuz, Vice Mayor McKay and Mayor Nelson voting Yes.

MOTION: TO ADOPT THE FY 2010-2011 CAFR.

The Town Clerk read the quasi-judicial hearing procedures and rules followed by the Town Clerk
swearing in the Petitioners and members in the audience giving testimony on the following
matters. There was no ex parte communication between the Council and petitioner.
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6.     Site Plan – Consideration of site plan application SP-045-11, Griffin Road Church of Christ,
owner, John Hood, petitioner. Property located at 14550 Griffin Road. Petitioner is seeking
approval to install five modular buildings totaling approximately 4,600 square feet behind the
existing Church building.

The Mayor opened the item for public hearing. The following motion was made by Council
Member Breitkreuz, seconded by Vice Mayor McKay and passed by 5-0 roll call vote. The vote
was as follows: Council Members Jablonski, Fisikelli, Breitkreuz, Vice Mayor McKay and Mayor
Nelson voting Yes.

MOTION: TO APPROVE WITH CONDITION AS STATED IN THE TOWN PLANNER’S REPORT.

7.     Variance – Consideration of variance application VA-059-11, Griffin Road Church of Christ,
owner, John Hood, petitioner. Property located at 14550 Griffin Road. Petitioner is seeking relief
from the following code requirements:
FROM: Section 075-070(D), which requires a perimeter landscape buffer to be placed along
property lines adjacent to rural zoning districts.
TO: Eliminate buffer requirement on east and south property lines.
FROM: Section 075-060(D)(4), which requires removal of prohibited plant species from
construction sites.
TO: Retain existing “exotic” vegetation on the east and south property lines that serve as a
landscape buffer.
FROM: Section 075-070 (J)(3), which requires a minimum of one tree and three shrubs planted in
every parking area landscape island.
TO: Eliminate the tree requirement for certain landscape islands that are located within the rear
yard grass parking area.

The Mayor opened the item for public hearing. The following motion was made by Council
Member Jablonski, seconded by Council Member Fisikelli and passed by 5-0 roll call vote. The
vote was as follows: Council Members Jablonski, Fisikelli, Breitkreuz, Vice Mayor McKay and
Mayor Nelson voting Yes.

MOTION: TO DENY THE PORTION OF THE VARIANCE REFERRING TO LANDSCAPE BUFFER.

The following motion was made by Council Member Jablonski, seconded by Council Member
Fisikelli and passed by 5-0 roll call vote. The vote was as follows: Council Members Jablonski,
Fisikelli, Breitkreuz, Vice Mayor McKay and Mayor Nelson voting Yes.

MOTION:          TO DENY THE PORTION OF THE VARIANCE REFERRING TO PROHIBITED PLANT
SPECIES.

The following motion was made by Council Member Jablonski, seconded by Council Member
Fisikelli and passed by 4-1 roll call vote. The vote was as follows: Council Members Jablonski,
Fisikelli, Breitkreuz, and Mayor Nelson voting Yes; Vice Mayor McKay voting No.

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MOTION: TO APPROVE THE PORTION OF THE VARIANCE REFERRING TO PARKING AREA.

8.     Public Comment
The following members of the public addressed the Town Council: Vince Falletta, Newell
Hollingsworth, Lisa Witcher, John Eastman, Bob Hartmann, Mary Gay Chaples and Dee Schroeder.

9.    Board Reports
Bob Hartmann gave a brief report on the drainage and infrastructure advisory board. Mary Gay
Chaples provided a report on the recreation, forestry and natural resources advisory board.

10.      Council Member Comments
Council Member Jablonski provided a list of upcoming public events in October.               He also
expressed his condolences to the Lauretano family.

Council Member Fisikelli commented on Fishing Hole Park. He requested that the funding for road
paving should be on the next agenda for further discussion.

Council Member Breitkreuz expressed his condolences to the Lauretano family. He stated that he
would like to find a middle ground for Pop’s Gun Range and coming up with a solution. He also
addressed some comments made during public comments.

Vice Mayor McKay also voiced his condolences to the Lauretano family. He also thanked the
Town Administrator for fixing the “pumpkin patch” situation. He requested that a resolution be
drafted to oppose the proposed I-75 park and ride and traffic lights by the FDOT roadway
improvements.

Mayor Nelson stated his condolences to the Lauretano family. He also agreed that a resolution to
FDOT would be a great idea to express the Town’s concern for the proposed I-75 project.

11.      Legal Comments
The Town Attorney expressed his sympathies to the Lauretano family for their loss. He had no
further comments.

12.      Administration Comments
The Town Administrator gave an update on Fishing Hole Park and addressed the issue with the
distribution of gate clickers. He concluded that he would bring back a proposed gate policy for
the Council to discuss at the next meeting.


13. Ordinance - 1st Reading - AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF SOUTHWEST RANCHES,
FLORIDA, AMENDING THE TOWN OF SOUTHWEST RANCHES UNIFIED LAND DEVELOPMENT
CODE (ULDC), AMENDING SECTION 05-040, “PERMITTED USES,” TO ALLOW FOR VALET
PARKING AS A PERMITTED USE; AND AMENDING SECTION 05-080, “LIMITATIONS OF USES,” TO
CREATE A LICENSE PROCESS FOR THE APPROVAL OF AN ANNUAL VALET OPERATOR’S LICENSE;
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PROVIDING FOR CONFLICT; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING TO CODIFICATION;
AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
The following motion was made by Council Member Fisikelli, seconded by Vice Mayor McKay and
passed by 5-0 roll call vote. The vote was as follows: Council Members Jablonski, Fisikelli,
Breitkreuz, Vice Mayor McKay and Mayor Nelson voting Yes.

MOTION: TO APPROVE.
14. Ordinance 2012-010 - AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF SOUTHWEST RANCHES,
FLORIDA, AMENDING THE TOWN’S CODE OF ORDINANCES (“TOWN CODE”), CREATING A NEW
SECTION OF THE TOWN CODE TO BE ENTITLED “SALE OR DISPLAY OF LOOSE LEAF GRANULAR
INCENSE AND BATH SALTS;” PROVIDING FOR DEFINITIONS; PROHIBITING THE SALE OF LOOSE
LEAF GRANULAR INCENSE AND BATHS SALTS; PROVIDING FOR PENALTIES; PROVIDING FOR
CONFLICTS; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR CODIFICATION; AND,
PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
The following motion was made by Council Member Jablonski, seconded by Council Member
Breitkreuz. Council Member Breitkreuz withdrew his second, there was no second offered,
therefore, the motion failed due to lack of a second.

MOTION: TO APPROVE.
15. Resolution – A RESOLUTION OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF SOUTHWEST
RANCHES, FLORIDA APPROVING THE SIXTH AMENDMENT TO THE LAW ENFORCEMENT
AGREEMENT BY AND BETWEEN THE TOWN OF SOUTHWEST RANCHES AND AL LAMBERTI,
SHERIFF OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA; AND AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, TOWN
ADMINISTRATOR AND TOWN ATTORNEY TO EXECUTE SAID AMENDED AGREEMENT; AND
PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
The following motion was made by Vice Mayor McKay, seconded by Council Member Jablonski and
passed by 5-0 roll call vote. The vote was as follows: Council Members Jablonski, Fisikelli,
Breitkreuz, Vice Mayor McKay and Mayor Nelson voting Yes.

MOTION: TO APPROVE.
16.      Discussion – Gates Policy
The Town Council provided direction to the Town Administrator to maintain SW 199th Avenue
closed pre-emergency event and during emergency event and if necessary open post-event. The
Council also recommended opening the two additional gates located at SW 202nd Avenue and SW
205th Avenue pre-emergency event.
The following motion was made by Council Member Fisikelli, seconded by Vice Mayor McKay and
passed by 5-0 roll call vote. The vote was as follows: Council Members Jablonski, Fisikelli,
Breitkreuz, Vice Mayor McKay and Mayor Nelson voting Yes.
MOTION: TO EXTEND THE MEETING PAST 11:00 P.M.

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17.      Consent Agenda
Council Member Jablonski pulled item A for discussion.
     a.   Resolution – A RESOLUTION OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF
SOUTHWEST RANCHES, FLORIDA, APPROVING APPOINTMENTS TO THE FIRE ADVISORY BOARD;
AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
After some discussion, the following motion was made by Vice Mayor McKay, seconded by Council
Member Jablonski and passed by 5-0 roll call vote. The vote was as follows: Council Members
Jablonski, Fisikelli, Breitkreuz, Vice Mayor McKay and Mayor Nelson voting Yes.
MOTION: TO EXPAND THE BOARD TO EIGHT MEMBERS.
The following motion was made by Vice Mayor McKay, seconded by Council Member Jablonski and
passed by 5-0 roll call vote. The vote was as follows: Council Members Jablonski, Fisikelli,
Breitkreuz, Vice Mayor McKay and Mayor Nelson voting Yes.
MOTION: TO TABLE THE ITEM TO OCTOBER 11, 2012.
         b.       Approval of Minutes – September 13, 2012 – Sole Purpose Meeting (FRDAP Grant)
         c.       Approval of Minutes – September 13, 2012 – Regular Council Meeting

The following motion was made by Vice Mayor McKay, seconded by Council Member Jablonski and
passed by 5-0 roll call vote. The vote was as follows: Council Members Jablonski, Fisikelli,
Breitkreuz, Vice Mayor McKay and Mayor Nelson voting Yes.

MOTION: TO APPROVE ITEM 13A AND 13B.

14.      Adjournment – The meeting was adjourned at 12:15 a.m.



Respectfully submitted:



Erika Gonzalez-Santamaria, CMC, Town Clerk

Adopted by the Town Council on
this 11th day of October, 2012.



Jeff Nelson, Mayor



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PURSUANT TO FLORIDA STATUTES 286.0105, THE TOWN HEREBY ADVISES THE PUBLIC THAT IF A PERSON DECIDES TO APPEAL ANY DECISION
MADE BY THIS COUNCIL WITH RESPECT TO ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT ITS MEETING OR HEARING, HE OR SHE WILL NEED A RECORD OF
THE PROCEEDINGS, AND THAT FOR SUCH PURPOSE, THE AFFECTED PERSON MAY NEED TO ENSURE THAT VERBATIM RECORD OF THE
PROCEECING IS MADE, WHICH RECORD INCLUDES THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH THE APPEAL IS TO BE BASED THIS NOTICE
DOES NOT CONSTITUTE CONSENT BY THE TOWN FOR THE INTRODUCTION OR ADMISSION OF OTHERWISE INADMISSIBLE OR IRRELEVANT
EVIDENCE, NOR DOES IT AUTHORIZE CHALLENGES OR APPEALS NOT OTHERWISE ALLOWED BY LAW.




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                    SPECIAL MEETING MINUTES OF THE TOWN COUNCIL
                                Second Budget Hearing
                              Southwest Ranches, Florida

Monday, 7:00 PM                             October 1, 2012                 13400 Griffin Road

Present:
Mayor Jeff Nelson                                  Andy Berns, Town Administrator
Vice Mayor Doug McKay                              Keith Poliakoff, Town Attorney
Council Member Gary Jablonski                      Erika Santamaria, Town Clerk
Council Member Steve Breitkreuz                    Martin Sherwood, Town Financial Administrator
Council Member Freddy Fisikelli

The Special Meeting of the Town Council of Southwest Ranches was held at 13400 Griffin Road in
the Town Council Chambers. The meeting, having been properly noticed, was called to order by
Mayor Nelson at 7:05 PM. Attendance was noted by roll call and was followed by the Pledge of
Allegiance.

Mayor Nelson announced that this was the second of two public hearings held as required by law
for the millage rate and budget for Fiscal Year 2012-2013. Mayor Nelson explained that for Fiscal
Year 2012-2013, there was no change in the percentage in millage over the rolled-back rate and
therefore no tax increase necessary to fund the Fiscal Year 2012-2013 budget. He stated that the
Town is adopting a millage rate of 3.9042 mills which is equal to the rollback rate.

The Town Financial Administrator gave a brief PowerPoint presentation on the millage rate and
budget. The Town Clerk read the following item by title.

The Town Clerk read the following item by title.

5. RESOLUTION 2012-073 - A RESOLUTION OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF SOUTHWEST
   RANCHES, FLORIDA APPROVING AND ADOPTING THE FINAL MILLAGE RATE FOR TAXATION OF REAL
   AND PERSONAL PROPERTY LYING WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF THE TOWN OF SOUTHWEST
   RANCHES FOR THE 2013 FISCAL YEAR, COMMENCING OCTOBER 1, 2012 AND ENDING SEPTEMBER
   30, 2013; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

The mayor opened the item for public comment. There were no speakers at this time. The
following motion was made by Council Member Breitkreuz and second by Vice Mayor McKay:

MOTION:       TO APPROVE THE MILLAGE RATE AT 3.9042.

ROLL CALL: Council Member Breitkreuz, Aye; Council Member Fisikelli, Aye; Council Member
  Jablonski, Aye; Vice Mayor McKay, Aye; Mayor Nelson, Aye. The motion passed 5-0.

6. ORDINANCE – 2012-09 - AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF SOUTHWEST RANCHES, FLORIDA,
   APPROVING AND ADOPTING THE BUDGET OF THE TOWN OF SOUTHWEST RANCHES FOR FISCAL
   YEAR 2012-2013, COMMENCING OCTOBER 1, 2012 AND ENDING SEPTEMBER 30, 2013; PROVIDING
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Special Council Meeting – 2 Budget Hearing                                                          October 1, 2012


    FOR A BUDGET BASIS; PROVIDING FOR EXPENDITURE OF FUNDS; PROVIDING FOR CARRYOVER OF
    FUNDS; PROVIDING FOR NOTICE; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR CONFLICT; AND,
    PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

The following motion was made by Council Member McKay, second by Vice Mayor Knight:

MOTION:           TO APPROVE THE FISCAL 2012-2013 BUDGET.

ROLL CALL: Council Member Breitkreuz, Aye; Council Member Fisikelli, Aye; Council Member
Jablonski, Aye; Vice Mayor McKay, Aye; Mayor Nelson, Aye. The motion passed 5-0.

7. ADJOURNMENT - There being no additional business, the meeting adjourned at 7:25 PM.


Respectfully submitted:



Erika Gonzalez-Santamaria, CMC, Town Clerk

Adopted by the Town Council on
this 1st day of October, 2012.



Jeff Nelson, Mayor




PURSUANT TO FLORIDA STATUTES 286.0105, THE TOWN HEREBY ADVISES THE PUBLIC THAT IF A PERSON DECIDES TO APPEAL ANY DECISION
MADE BY THIS COUNCIL WITH RESPECT TO ANY MATTER CONSIDERED AT ITS MEETING OR HEARING, HE OR SHE WILL NEED A RECORD OF
THE PROCEEDINGS, AND THAT FOR SUCH PURPOSE, THE AFFECTED PERSON MAY NEED TO ENSURE THAT VERBATIM RECORD OF THE
PROCEECING IS MADE, WHICH RECORD INCLUDES THE TESTIMONY AND EVIDENCE UPON WHICH THE APPEAL IS TO BE BASED THIS NOTICE
DOES NOT CONSTITUTE CONSENT BY THE TOWN FOR THE INTRODUCTION OR ADMISSION OF OTHERWISE INADMISSIBLE OR IRRELEVANT
EVIDENCE, NOR DOES IT AUTHORIZE CHALLENGES OR APPEALS NOT OTHERWISE ALLOWED BY LAW.




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