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                                   COUNCIL MEETING
                                    JANUARY 2, 2002

Pursuant to Public Notice, Mayor Bolin convened a regular meeting of the City Council
on Wednesday, January 2, 2002, at 7:30 p.m., in the Council Chambers. Those present
were Mayor Bob Bolin, Vice-Mayor Bill Furlong, Councilman Mark Brimer,
Councilwoman Merrily Longacre, Councilman Frank Catino, City Manager Michael P.
Crotty, City Attorney James P. Beadle, and City Clerk Barbara Boyens.

Mayor Bolin led a moment of silence followed by the Pledge of Allegiance. He then
turned the gavel over to Councilman Brimer to conduct the remainder of the meeting.

ORDINANCE NO. 820, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SATELLITE BEACH,
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA, AMENDING SATELLITE BEACH CITY CODE
SECTION 30-237 REGARDING COMMERCIAL AND RECREATIONAL VEHICLES IN
RESIDENTIAL AREAS; AMENDING SECTION 30-9 REGARDING DEFINITION OF
YARDS; PROVIDING SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING EFFECTIVE DATE (FIRST
READING)

Building Official Bruce Cooper presented an overview of his December 19, 2001,
memorandum, stating that at the October 3, 2001, Council meeting this ordinance was
returned to the Planning and Zoning Advisory Board (PZAB) for further review. At their
regular meeting on November 19, PZAB recommended that no changes be made to
their previous recommendation to Council. Mr. Cooper presented a history of parking
requirements for boats and RV's, recommendations of the Land Development Review
Committee, recommendations of PZAB, and staff comments.

Building Official Cooper detailed the specifics of the options available to the Council:

1. Adopt Ordinance No. 820 as recommended by Council on October 3
2. Adopt an ordinance which includes the changes recommended by the LDR
   Committee
3. Adopt an ordinance based on recommendations of the PZAB
4. Allow the existing code to remain, which require all RVs to comply with parking
   regulations.

Councilwoman Longacre MOVED, SECOND Councilman Catino, that Ordinance No.
820 be read by title only on first reading, there being sufficient copies of all ordinances
and resolutions available to the public. VOTE: ALL AYES. MOTION CARRIED.

Councilman Brimer read Ordinance No. 820 by title and asked for public comments.
The following addressed Council:

      Berlin Saunders, 640 Kenwood Court
      John Fergus, 135 Maple Drive
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      Carol Robitschek, 560 Teakwood Avenue

After discussion Councilman Catino MOVED, SECOND Councilwoman Longacre, to
approve Ordinance No. 820 on first reading. VOTE: ALL AYES. MOTION CARRIED.

CITIZEN COMMENTS

Mayor Bolin introduced Vance Lambert and Craig Lambert of Scout Troop 301 who
were attending Council meeting to fulfill requirements for a Scout Badge.

Fred Robitschek, 560 Teakwood Avenue, and John Fergus, 135 Maple Drive, requested
that Council support the construction of a boat ramp on the Pineda Causeway. It has
been a long-term goal of the City to provide river access to the citizens of Satellite
Beach. City Manger Crotty stated that, according to Rules of Council, requests
presented under Citizen Comments cannot be acted upon until the next meeting of
Council.

COUNCIL COMMENTS

There were no comments.

CITY ATTORNEY REPORT

City Attorney James Beadle reported that the amendments proposed by the County to
its existing Rave Ordinance do not address the concerns previously expressed. He
recommended that the City adopt its own ordinance.

CITY MANAGER REPORT

City Manger Crotty reported as follows:

      Scorpion Court has been paved at a cost $1,000 less than the amount contributed
       by interested parties. The $1,000 will be refunded proportionately to the
       contributions.

      There will be a community reception at Pelican Beach honoring Damien and C. J.
       Hobgood for their achievements as World Class surfers on Sunday, January 6
       from 1:00 to 3:00.

      The Beautification Board is reviewing the final phase landscaping plans for
       plantings along Highway A1A at Pelican Beach Park.

ORDINANCE NO. 824, AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF SATELLITE BEACH,
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA, AMENDING SATELLITE BEACH CITY CODE BY
REPEALING SECTION 30-262, ADOPTION OF BUILDING CODES, AND SECTION 30-
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275, ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT; CREATING CHAPTER 3 ADOPTION OF BUILDING
CODES; PROVIDING SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE (SECOND
READING)

Ordinance No. 824 was approved on first reading on December 12, 2001. There have
been no changes or additional information.

Mayor Bolin MOVED, SECOND Councilwoman Longacre, to read Ordinance No. 824 by
title only on second reading. VOTE: ALL AYES. MOTION CARRIED.

Councilman Brimer read Ordinance No. 824 by title on second reading and asked for
public comment. There were no comments.

Vice-Mayor Furlong MOVED, SECOND Councilwoman Longacre, to adopt Ordinance No.
824 on second reading. VOTE: ALL AYES. MOTION CARRIED.

RESOLUTION NO. 746, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF SATELLITE BEACH,
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA, ENCOURAGING THE USE OF THE MELBOURNE
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT BY BREVARD, INDIAN RIVER, AND NORTH ST. LUCIE
COUNTIES; ENCOURAGING THE BREVARD COUNTY COMMISSION AND ALL
MUNICIPALITIES IN BREVARD COUNTY TO TAKE ACTION IN SUPPORT OF THE
MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT; REQUESTING THAT THE BREVARD
COUNTY TOURIST DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL EMPHASIZE THE USE OF THE
MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IN ITS ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS;
ENCOURAGING COMMERCIAL AIRLINES AND CHARTER FLIGHTS TO UTILIZE
THE EXCELLENT FACILITIES AT THE MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT;
PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE; AND PROVIDING FOR ADOPTION

City Manager Crotty presented Resolution No. 746 in support of the Melbourne
International Airport. He referred to the November 28, 2001, letter from Melbourne City
Manager Henry Hill, Melbourne Resolution No. 1731, and Satellite Beach Resolution No.
691 adopted September 16, 1998.

Councilwoman Longacre MOVED, SECOND Councilman Catino, to read Resolution No.
746 by title only. VOTE: ALL AYES. MOTION CARRIED.

Councilman Brimer read Ordinance No. 746 by title and asked for public comments.
There were no comments.

Councilwoman Longacre MOVED, SECOND Councilman Catino, to adopt Resolution No.
746. VOTE: ALL AYES. MOTION CARRIED.

DISCUSS/TAKE ACTION ON GRANT AUTHORIZATIONS:
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OLSON FIELD LIGHTING REPLACEMENT - BASEBALL TOMORROW FUND/MAJOR
LEAGUE BASEBALL AND THE MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL PLAYERS
ASSOCIATION

City Manager Crotty stated that this grant would fund removal of the existing lights and
replace lighting system at Olson field. There is no match required for this grant; however,
Little League will provide up to $1,000 if necessary.

Councilman Brimer asked for public comments. There were no comments.

Councilman Catino MOVED, SECOND Mayor Bolin, to authorize Plain English to submit,
on behalf of the City, a grant application to the Baseball Tomorrow Fund in the amount of
$56,500 to replace field lighting at Olson field, with a project cost of $56,500 and no City
match. VOTE: ALL AYES. MOTION CARRIED.

PLANT UP TO 250 CABBAGE PALM TREES ALONG THE EAST SIDE OF SR A1A
RIGHT-OF-WAY BETWEEN SATELLITE AVENUE AND SCORPION COURT -
FLORIDA HIGHWAY BEAUTIFICATION COUNCIL GRANT FDOT

City Manage Crotty stated that this grant would fund planting approximately 250 cabbage
palms along the east side of Highway A1A from Satellite Avenue to Scorpion Court. This
grant requires a 50% match, $10,000 grant funds and $10,000 from the City's General
Fund Reserves.

Councilman Brimer asked for public comments. There were no comments.

Mayor Bolin MOVED, SECOND Vice-Mayor Furlong, contingent upon approval of the
Beautification Board and the Citizens Ad Hoc A1A Corridor Improvement Committee, to
authorize Plain English to submit, in conjunction with the Marine Resources Council and
on behalf of the City, a grant application in the amount of up to $20,000 to plant up to 250
cabbage palms along the east side of SR A1A right-of-way, with a maximum project cost
of $20,000 and a maximum City match of $10,000 to come from the General Fund - AND
to adopt the resolution required by the Grantor. VOTE: ALL AYES. MOTION CARRIED.

RESOLUTION NO. 747, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF SATELLITE BEACH,
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER AND HIS
STAFF AND PLAIN ENGLISH WRITING SERVICES, IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE
MARINE RESOURCES COUNCIL, TO APPLY FOR A FLORIDA HIGHWAY
BEAUTIFICATION COUNCIL GRANT AND TO ENTER INTO A HIGHWAY
BEAUTIFICATION GRANT AGREEMENT AND LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION AND
MAINTENANCE MEMORANDUM OF AGREEMENT WITH THE FLORIDA
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

Resolution No. 747 authorizes the submission of the above grant application to Florida
Highway Beautification Council Grant/FDOT.
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Mayor Bolin MOVED, SECOND Councilman Catino, to read Resolution No. 747 by title
only. VOTE: ALL AYES. MOTION CARRIED.

Councilman Brimer read Resolution No. 747 by title and asked for public comments.
There were no comments.

Vice-Mayor Furlong MOVED, SECOND Councilwoman Longacre, to adopt Resolution No.
747. VOTE: ALL AYES. MOTION CARRIED.

APPOINTMENTS TO BOARDS

There were no board appointments.

AGENDA ITEMS FOR NEXT REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING

Council did not add any items to the list presented by the City Manager.

ADOPTION OF MINUTES:              DECEMBER 12, 2001, REGULAR MEETING

Mayor Bolin MOVED, SECOND Vice-Mayor Furlong, to approve the December 12,
2001, Minutes as presented. VOTE: ALL AYES. MOTION CARRIED.

Vice-Mayor Brimer adjourned the meeting at 8:40 p.m.



Barbara Boyens, CMC
City Clerk

								
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