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					                                    TOWN OF LANTANA
                               REGULAR MEETING MINUTES
                                     March 27, 2006


Council Reorganization 7:00 p.m.

1.     ROLL CALL:

Mayor Stewart called the council reorganization meeting to order at 7:00 p.m. and Ms. Knox called
the roll.

A.     Oath of Office and installation:

Ms. White administered the oath of office to Councilmember Ronald Edwards (Group 2) and
Councilmember Lynn Moorhouse (Group 1).

Councilmember Edwards thanked everyone for their support and thanked his daughter for her
attending the meeting.

Councilmember Moorhouse thanked everyone in the town for working with him and supporting him
through the election process.

B.     Council Reorganization

Vice Mayor and Vice Mayor Pro Tem:

Councilmember Edwards made a motion to appoint Councilmember Moorhouse as Vice Mayor and
Councilmember Tennyson as Vice Mayor Pro Tem.

Councilmember Deringer seconded the motion.

Motion carried 5-0.

Appointment to the Palm Beach County League of Cities:

Councilmember Tennyson made a motion to approve Mayor Stewart as town representative to the
PBC League of Cities.

Councilmember Moorhouse seconded the motion.

Motion carried 5-0.

Appointments for the following positions:

Councilmember Edwards made a motion to approve all Council Responsibilities as stated and all
other Councilmembers as 2nd alternates.

Councilmember Deringer seconded the motion.

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    Motion carried 5-0.

PBCLC                     David Stewart
FLC                       All Council, Manager alt.

IPARC                     Elizabeth Tennyson
                          Tom Deringer, alt. ( all Council 2nd alt.)

Friends of the            Ron Edwards
Library                   Lynn Moorhouse, alt. (all Council 2nd alt.)

Education Council         Elizabeth Tennyson
                          Ron Edwards, alt (all Council 2nd alt.)

Nature Preserve           Elizabeth Tennyson
                          Ron Edwards, alt. (all Council 2nd alt.)

Beaches & Shores          Lynn Moorhouse
                          Rob Caldwell, alt. (all Council 2nd alt.)

Sports Complex            David Stewart
                          Ron Edwards, alt. (all Council 2nd alt.)

Council of Clubs          Lynn Moorhouse
                          All Council, alt. (all Council 2nd alt.)

Lantana Elementary        Tom Deringer
                          David Stewart, alt. (all Council 2nd alt.)

Lantana Middle            Ron Edwards
                          David Stewart, alt. (all Council 2nd alt.)

Chamber of Commerce       David Stewart
                          Lynn Moorhouse, alt. (all Council 2nd alt.)

CNEP                      All Councilmembers

Historical Society        Tom Deringer
                          David Stewart, alt. (All Council 2nd Alt).

A.G. Holley               Mike Bornstein
                          David Stewart, alt. (all Council 2nd alt.)

Beacon Center             Elizabeth Tennyson
                          David Stewart, alt. (all Council 2nd alt.)

Gold Coast League         David Stewart
                          Lynn Moorhouse, alt. (all Council 2nd alt.)


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REGULAR COUNCIL MEETING:

PRESENT:              Mayor Stewart, Vice Mayor Moorhouse, Vice Mayor Pro Tem Tennyson,
                      Councilmember Deringer and Councilmember Edwards.

ALSO PRESENT:            Mr. Bornstein, Town Manager; Ms. Knox, Town Clerk; Ms. White, Legal
                         Counsel; and approximately 26 spectators

1.     ROLL CALL:

Mayor Stewart called the regular meeting to order at 7:10 p.m. and Ms. Knox called the roll. There
was a moment of silent prayer followed by the pledge of allegiance to the flag. Mayor Stewart asked
that Celeste Moorhouse’s father be remembered during prayer.

2.    APPROVAL OF MINUTES:

Councilmember Deringer made a motion to approve the regular minutes of March 12, 2007.

Councilmember Edwards seconded the motion.

Motion carried 5-0.

3.     AGENDA APPROVAL:

Ms. Knox stated the following corrections needed to be made to the agenda: item 6b should be a
companion to item 6c, not 6e; item 6c should be a companion to item 6b, not 6d; also, under number 8
– items for future agendas, items listed should be a, b, c, d not a, b, a, b.

Vice Mayor Moorhouse made a motion to approve the agenda as amended.

Councilmember Tennyson seconded the motion.

Motion carried 5-0.

4.     STAFF AND COMMITTEE REPORTS

a.      Council Reports
        Mayor Stewart asked that everyone keep watch on the property tax issues as it will affect
        Lantana; also, he stated that on May 9, the League of Cities would be offering an ethics
        seminar that would be beneficial to council.

b.     Town Manager Report
       Mr. Bornstein thanked everyone who attended the police awards ceremony in Hypoluxo and
       stated that he was impressed by the number of citizens receiving awards.

        Mr. Bornstein gave an update on the Ritz Carlton/Lantana beach parking situation. Mr.
        Bornstein reported that the two west rows of the beach parking lot have been rented to the Ritz
        Carlton through the end of March. He stated the Ritz had acquired parking space at Holy Spirit
        Catholic Church on Lantana Road. He advised that this action is in violation of Lantana code
        and stated two letters have been issued notifying the property owners to terminate this parking
        agreement immediately.
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     Mr. Bornstein reported that the Ritz is seeking a special exception to park at the old bowling
     alley lot. This issue will be reviewed at the March 28 PRC meeting and then taken to council
     on April 9. There was council discussion on the town’s decal parking policy, a good neighbor
     policy with the Ritz, and other sources of parking available for the Ritz which would generate
     revenue for Lantana, etc. Ms. White stated that the condition of the temporary c.o. that was
     issued to the Ritz and stated it was only extended until April 13.

     Vice Mayor Moorhouse made a motion to direct Mr. Bornstein to work with Ritz in the best
     way for the residents and to report back to council at the April 9 council meeting.

     Councilmember Edwards seconded the motion.

     Motion carried 5-0.

     Mr. Bornstein gave a reminder that Lantana is under a drought and individuals should follow
     the SFWMD rules. He stated code enforcement and police officers are issuing citations.

     Mayor Stewart asked for an update on the Lantana Road pocket park. Mr. Bornstein
     reported he had spoke with the condo residents at the end of Lantana Road and the project was
     moving forward.

5.   ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS

     a.     Consideration of Resolution No. R-03-2007 to comply with Section 166.0451, F.S.,
            providing an inventory listing on all real property owned in fee simple by the
            Town of Lantana, which may be appropriate for use as “affordable” housing

            Mayor Stewart introduced and explained this item on the agenda.

            Ms. White read Resolution R-03-2007 by title only:

                                            Resolution R-03-2007
            A RESOLUTION OF THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF LANTANA,
            PROVIDING AN INVENTORY LIST OF ALL REAL PROPERTY TO WHICH THE
            TOWN HOLDS FEE SIMPLE TITLE AND WHICH MAY BE SUITABLE FOR USE
            AS AFFORDABLE HOUSING; PROVIDING FOR A FORMAL REVIEW AND
            CONSIDERATION OF SUCH LIST AT A PUBLIC HEARING IN COMFORMANCE
            WITH SECTION 166.0451, FLORIDA STATUTES; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE
            DATE; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

            The following individual commented on this agenda item: NONE

            There was no Council discussion.

            Councilmember Tennyson made a motion to adopt Resolution No. R-03-2007.

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          Councilmember Edwards seconded the motion.

          Motion carried 5-0.


6.   MISCELLANEOUS:

     a.   Consideration of Greater Lantana Education Council “Resident” Appointments

          Mayor Stewart introduced and explained this item on the agenda. Ms. Knox stated
          she had just received an application from resident, Jennifer Miller.

          The following individuals commented on this agenda item: Jennifer Miller;

          There was Council discussion.

          Councilmember Tennyson made a motion to re-appoint all applicants to the Greater
          Lantana Education Council for a three year term scheduled to expire on April 9, 2010;
          and to also appoint Ms. Jennifer Miller to a term of three years scheduled to expire on
          April 9, 2010.

          Councilmember Deringer seconded the motion.

          Motion carried 5-0.

     b.   Consideration of request for platting exception from applicant Engineered
          Environmental Solutions, Inc., for property owned by Hypoluxo Land company
          LLC, relative to requirements in lieu of platting set forth at Sec. 17.5-7 and sec.
          17.5-6(a) of the Lantana Code of Ordinances to allow the applicant to recombine
          three existing lots into two lots. (Companion item to 6c) Case No. PLAT03-002

          Mayor Stewart introduced and explained this item on the agenda.

          Mayor Stewart asked council for any disclosures. Councilmember Edwards
          disclosed that he had spoke with applicant.

          The following individuals commented on this agenda item: David Thatcher,
          Development Services Director; Peggy Ledger Way, 407 W. Ocean Avenue; Cindy
          Austino, 322 Anderson Road; Capri Shoeman, 607 N. 4th Street; Sonny Pierie, 315
          Anderson Road; Stan Gundlach, 306 W. Lantana Road; Gus Perez, 306 Mockingbird
          Lane

          Mayor Stewart closed public portion of meeting. Councilmember Deringer made a
          motion to reopen public portion. Councilmember Edwards seconded motion.
          Motion carried 5-0.

          The applicant, Mr. Perez addressed council.

          There was Council discussion.
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          Councilmember Tennyson made a motion to deny platting exception PLAT03-002.

          Vice Mayor Moorhouse seconded the motion.

          Motion failed 2-3. (aye – Tennyson, Moorhouse; nay – Stewart, Deringer, Edwards)

          Councilmember Deringer made a motion to approve platting exception PLAT03-002.

          Councilmember Edwards seconded the motion.

          Motion passed 3-2. (aye- Stewart, Edwards, Deringer; nay – Tennyson, Moorhouse)

    *c.   Consideration of request for approval of the special exception use “vehicle sales
          and repairs” from Mr. Gustavo Perez of G.U.S. Boats, relative to section
          23.97(d)12 of the Town of Lantana Zoning Code, to permit the expansion of the
          existing business, located at 306 Mockingbird Lane in the C2 Zoning District, to
          include the southern 30 feet of the adjacent vacant lot. (Companion item to 6b)
          Case No. SE07-0001

          Mayor Stewart introduced and explained this item on the agenda.

          Ms. White swore in 9 individuals.

          The following individuals commented on this agenda item: David Thatcher,
          Development Services Director; Peggy Ledger Way, 407 W. Ocean Avenue; Cindy
          Austino, 322 Anderson Road; Capri Shoeman, 607 N. 4th Street; Stan Gundlach, 306
          W. Lantana Road; Gus Perez, 306 Mockingbird Lane; Joe Ziegler, 601 N. East Coast
          Avenue; Captain Jeff Tyson, Lantana Police

          There was Council discussion.

          Councilmember Deringer made a motion to approve the special exception SE07-0001
          for G.U.S. Boats.

          Councilmember Edwards seconded the motion.

          Motion carried 5-0.

    d.    Consideration of authorization for the expenditure of forfeiture funds from the
          Town’s Law Enforcement Trust Fund

          Mayor Stewart introduced and explained this item on the agenda.

          The following individuals commented on this agenda item: NONE

          There was no Council discussion.




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                 Councilmember Edwards made a motion to approve the expenditure of forfeiture
                 funds from the Town’s Law Enforcement Trust Fund in an amount not to exceed
                 $19,960.00.

                 Vice Mayor Moorhouse seconded the motion.

                 Motion carried 5-0.

7.     STATEMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC:
       Peggy Ledger Way, 407 W. Ocean Avenue; Stan Gundlach, 306 W. Lantana Road;
       Catherine Skervin, 1307 Southwinds Drive; Gus Perez, 306 Mockingbird Lane; Rosemary
       Mouring, 1445 W. Branch Street

       Mr. Bornstein complimented Utilities Director Jerry Darr for his efforts with the water levels
       during the bowling alley fire.

8.     ITEMS FOR FUTURE AGENDAS (subject to change)

April 9, 2007

       a. Consideration of a beverage services agreement between the Town of Lantana and
           the selected beverage company

       b. Consideration of a contract with Keith and Schnars, P.A. to provide planning services
           to develop a Master Plan for the Municipal Beach Complex

       c. Consideration of request for approval of the special exception use “vehicles sales and
          repair” from Windsor Park of Commerce/RacingCoach.com, relative to Sec. 23-
          96(d)(13) of the Town of Lantana Zoning Code in order to allow the applicant to
          operate an automotive racing team on the property located at 7016 N. Seacrest Blvd.
          in the C1 Commercial District.
          CASE No. SE07-0002

       d. Consideration of request for approval of the special exception use “parking lots
          and/or garages” from Services Unlimited, LLC., relative to Sec. 23-96(d)(26) of the
          Town of Lantana Zoning Code in order to operate a valet parking lot on the property
          located at 220 N. 3rd Street (site of the former Bowling Alley) in the C1 Commercial
          District.
          CASE No. SE07-0003

April 23, 2007

       a. Presentation by the auditors of the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR)
          for year 2005-2006.

       b. Consideration of Ordinance No. O-2-07 – amendments to the FY 2006-2007 budget
          pursuant to budget Ordinance No. O-15-06.

9.   COUNCIL COMMENTS:

Vice Mayor Moorhouse thanked the town for sending flowers to Celeste.
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Councilmember Tennyson congratulated Councilmember Moorhouse and Councilmember Edwards
on the election.

Councilmember Edwards stated he enjoyed the police awards and thanked Gus Perez for opening his
door to his neighborhoods and his willingness to work with them.

Councilmember Deringer also congratulated Councilmember Edwards and Councilmember
Moorhouse on their election.

Mayor Stewart congratulated Councilmember Edwards and Councilmember Deringer. Also, he
commended PBC Fire Rescue on their efforts at the bowling alley fire and thanked police for their
involvement as well. Mayor Stewart introduced Captain Jeff Tyson as the newly appointed captain
replacing Tom Bates.


10. ADJOURNMENT:

The motion was made and carried unanimously. There being no further discussion, the meeting
adjourned at 9:35 p.m.

       Aye            Nay

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                                             Mayor

       ______         ______                 __________________________
                                             Councilmember

       ______         ______                 __________________________
                                             Councilmember

       ______         ______                 __________________________
                                             Councilmember

       ______         ______                 ___________________________
                                             Councilmember


ATTEST:


______________________________
Town Clerk




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