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					                                             MINUTES OF REGULAR MEETING OF
                                             THE CITY COMMISSION, CITY OF
                                             HALLANDALE BEACH, FLORIDA, HELD
                                             ON WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2008 AT
                                             10:00  AM,    CITY     COMMISSION
                                             CHAMBERS 400 S. FEDERAL HIGHWAY
                                             HALLANDALE BEACH, FL 33009

1. CALL TO ORDER

Mayor Cooper called the meeting to order at 10:07 AM

2. ROLL CALL

Commissioners London, Ross and Sanders, Vice Mayor Julian, Mayor Cooper, City
Manager Good, City Attorney Jove, and Deputy City Clerk Canada – All present

3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

Stacy Fortin led the Pledge of Allegiance.

4. PRESENTATIONS AND REPORTS

   A. Presentation of Certificates to the Student Citizens of the Month

Stacy Fortin received certificate in recognition as Hallandale Elementary School’s
Student Citizen of the Month for November 2008.

Tex Jaghai received certificate in recognition as Hallandale Adult Community Center’s
Student Citizen of the Month for October 2008.

Donterius Moore received certificate in recognition as Hallandale Adult Community
Center’s Student Citizen of the Month for November 2008.

Ms. Sharon Scales, Hallandale Elementary School, spoke about activities at the school
and the food drive for the Hallandale Food Pantry. She noted the school is starting an
anti-bullying program.

Ms. Rosanne Bagdasarian, Hallandale Adult Community Center, noted the school has
started an initiative to encourage voting. She advised the Human Relations and Student
Government Association is participating in a program to help build schools in Africa. She
advised Dorothy Hicks, employee at Hallandale Adult Community Center, is a finalist for
non-instructional employee of year.

   B. Recognition of Publix Super Market, International House of Pancakes, and
      Aventura Hospital for Contributions to the Pancake Breakfast Sponsored
      by the Hallandale Beach Rotary Club and Fire Benevolent Association

Plaque was presented to Mr. Andres Prieto, Aventura Hospital.




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Mr. Prieto stated it is Aventura Hospital’s pleasure to participate in Community events
and thanked the Commission for the recognition.

   C. Presentation of Certificate of Recognition to Rolstine Sandi Williams for her
      Exemplary Service to the Community

Chief Tom Magill advised that Ms. Williams saw two suspicious people while performing
her postal route and reported the incident anonymously to the Police Department. He
advised upon investigation the Police discovered the two people were involved in a
burglary in the City.

Ms. Williams noted she reported the incident anonymously and will continue to do so.

Commissioner London commended Ms. Williams for her action and asked residents to
look out for their neighbors and report anything suspicious.

Chief Tom Magill provided tips on preventing crime. He noted if anyone sees anything
suspicious, the incident can be reported anonymously through the tip line.

   D. Recognition of Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino for Donations to the
      Police Athletic League (PAL) of Hallandale Beach

Item deferred to the next City Commission Meeting upon the request of Gulfstream Park
Racing and Casino.

   E. Recognition of Kathy Conover Curci and Boysie James Jordan as
      Hallandale Beach's 2008 Pioneers

Kathy Conover Curci and Boysie James Jordan were presented certificates in
recognition as being named Hallandale Beach’s 2008 Pioneers.

Vice Mayor Julian provided background on the Pioneer award. He noted Hallandale
Beach will be the host for the 2009 Pioneer Days.

Eddie Pickett, Chair Historical Preservation Board, noted it is an honor to be a Pioneer
and noted Ms. Curci and Mr. James are worthy recipients.

Mr. James spoke of his pride to be a resident and former police officer for the City and
thanked the Commission for the recognition.

Ms. Curci stated she is proud to be nominated and thanked the Commission for the
recognition.

Chief Tom Magill noted both recipients are former Police Department employees,
Hallandale Beach residents and are worthy recipients of the award.

   F. Presentation of Certificates in Recognition of the 2009 Martin Luther King
      Jr. Humanitarian Award Nominees




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Certificates were presented to Gloria Stoner, Debra Brown, Tammy Sears Whiteside,
and Armin Lovenwirth in recognition of being nominated for the 2009 Martin Luther King
Jr. Humanitarian Award.

Cora Daise, Assistant Director of Human Services, provided background on the award
and each of the nominees.

   G. Recognition of Kennedy Stevens as the 2009 Martin Luther King, Jr.
      Humanitarian Award Recipient

Plaque was presented to Mr. Stevens in recognition of being named the 2009 Martin
Luther King Jr. Humanitarian Award Recipient.

Ms. Dais read his nomination letter into the record and provided background regarding
his contributions to the Community.

Mr. Stevens thanked the Commission for the honor and noted it is important to
contribute to the Community.

   H. Discussion of Public Works Construction Projects

Bill Brant, Director of Public Work, Utilities and Engineering, made the presentation.

Mayor Cooper asked for the time frame for the completion of the Golden Isles Bridge
Rehabilitation Projects. Mr. Brant advised the award of the contract is on this agenda
and noted construction is anticipated to take 270 days.

Mayor Cooper asked about the status of the City Marina project. Mr. Brant advised the
Request for Proposal was being finalized and it is expected to be released in early 2009.

Mayor Cooper asked about having one slip reserved for rentals. City Manager Good
advised it would be evaluated and will bring back to the Commission, if necessary.

Commissioner London asked for an update on the Intercoastal Crossing Project. City
Manager Good noted meetings with the residents and property owners are ongoing.
Commissioner London asked for a time frame for completion of the project. City
Manager Good advised actual construction would be approximately four months;
however, easements and related issues need to be resolved before construction can
begin.

Mayor Cooper asked about the West Hallandale Beach Boulevard Project and the
installation of the brick paving at the intersections. City Manager Good noted the project
is continuing on schedule and the brick paving will be installed and mirror East
Hallandale Beach Boulevard. He advised a stamped concrete made to look as brick
pavers will be installed. He noted all the amenities will be the same on both East and
West Hallandale Beach Boulevard.

Vice Mayor Julian noted the City had to budget moneys for the West Hallandale Beach
Boulevard project to ensure the amenities would be the same. City Manager Good
explained the process and noted Florida Department of Transportation reduced the
project to road resurfacing and the City signed a Joint Participation Agreement with the


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Florida Department of Transportation and budgeted the funds necessary to ensure the
same amenities are provided throughout the corridor.


5. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION (to be heard at 10:15 A.M.)

No Speakers

6. CONSENT AGENDA

   A. Approval of Minutes - Special Meeting of August 28, 2008 and August 29,
      2008

Commissioner London asked for the minutes to be pulled from the consent agenda.

Commissioner London noted the Commissioner’s individual evaluations of the City
Manager and City Attorney were not included in the minutes. He requested for his
written evaluation to be added to the minutes.

Commissioner London noted he would be voting no on the approval of minutes as he
does not favor approving minutes that are older than three months.

City Manager Good noted there are three employees in the City Clerk’s Office and that
the minutes are presented for approval as they are completed. He noted the City
Manager sets the Department’s priorities and the City Clerk’s Office will continue to
prepare the minutes per his direction.

MOTION BY VICE MAYOR JULIAN, SECONDED BY COMMISSIONER ROSS TO
APPROVE THE MINUTES OF THE SPECIAL MEETING OF AUGUST 28, 2008 AND
AUGUST 29, 2008 AS THEY HAVE BEEN SUBMITTED. The motion carried on a 4/1
voice vote. (Commissioner London voted no)

7. PUBLIC HEARINGS (to be heard at 10:30 A.M.)

   A. A Resolution of the City of Hallandale Beach, Florida, Approving the
      Submission of Community Development Projects for 35th Year, Fiscal Year
      2008-2009, Community Development Block Grant Funding (Staff: Manager
      of Intergovernmental Relations) (see backup)

City Manager Good provided background. He requested the Commission change the
funding for the two projects as follows: increase the funding for the Hepburn Center to
$150,000 and decreased the Public Works Improvements to $407,000. He
recommended the City Commission approve the item as amended.

Mayor Cooper opened the Public Hearing. Seeing no speakers, the Public Hearing was
closed.

MOTION BY COMMISSIONER ROSS, SECONDED BY VICE MAYOR JULIAN TO
APPROVE RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE SUBMITTAL OF THE 35TH YEAR (FY
2008-2009) COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) APPLICATION
PACKAGES, AMENDING THE FUNDING AS FOLLOWS: HEPBURN CENTER


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$150,000 AND PUBLIC WORKS INPROVEMENTS $407,000, AUTHORIZE THE CITY
MANAGER TO EXECUTE ALL RELATED DOCUMENTS, AUTHORIZE THE CITY
MANAGER TO ALLOCATE ALL NECESSARY FUNDING, AND AUTHORIZE THE
CITY MANAGER TO IMPLEMENT THE PROJECT IN THE BEST INTERESTS OF THE
CITY. The motion carried by a roll call vote as follows:

   AYES:      Commissioners London, Ross, and Sanders; Vice Mayor Julian, Mayor
              Cooper

   NAYS:      None

   B. An Ordinance of the City of Hallandale Beach, Florida, Amending the
      Comprehensive Plan by Adopting the Evaluation and Appraisal Report
      (EAR) Based Amendments; Providing for the Transmittal of the City’s EAR
      Based Amendments Pursuant to Chapter 163, Florida Statutes, as
      Amended; Providing for Conflicts; Providing for Severability; Providing for
      an Effective Date (First Reading)(Staff: Director, Development Services)(see
      backup) CAD# 13A/05

City Manager Good provided background on the item. He noted staff completed a
comprehensive evaluation of the Comprehensive Plan. He recommended the City
Commission approve the Evaluation and Appraisal Report (EAR) Based Amendments.

Richard Cannone, Director of Development Services, provided an overview of the
changes to the Comprehensive Plan if the Evaluation and Appraisal Report (EAR)
Based Amendments are approved. He noted the land use map was updated using
Geographic Information System (GIS) technology. He advised that once approved by the
Department of Community Affairs, the Ordinance will be brought back to the
Commission for adoption. Once the EAR Based Amendments are approved, staff will
prepare the necessary documents and Ordinances to update the zoning regulations for
City Commission consideration.

Mayor Cooper asked if the Master Plan should be approved before the Evaluation and
Appraisal Report (EAR) Based Amendments. City Manager Good stated the City has the
ability to amend the Comprehensive Plan twice each year and the EAR based
amendment does not count as one of those amendments. He recommended the City
Commission approve this item and if additional changes are necessary based on the
Master Plan, the City would have the ability to make those amendments.

Commissioner London asked about parks and language being added to the
Comprehensive Plan to protect the parks into perpetuity. City Manager Good advised
parks were not part of the EAR process and therefore not included in these amendments
to the Comprehensive plan. He noted parks will be part of the Master Plan and any
amendments to the Comprehensive Plan would be discussed during the meeting to
adopt the Master Plan.

Commissioner London expressed concern about the parks not being protected into
perpetuity at this time.

Mayor Cooper recommended including language stating the City would not reduce open
green space and still give the City flexibility to proceed with ongoing negotiations.


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City Manager Good noted the trailer park adjacent to Bluesten Park is not included in
these amendments because the park was not part of the EAR process. He spoke about
the potential land swap related to the Golden Isles Tennis Center. He noted restricting
the use of a property by designating it as open green space into perpetuity could be of
issue in the future. He recommended that the EAR based amendments be approved as
presented.

Commissioner London stated he would prefer to acquire the 10 acres and not swap the
properties. He noted concern that the Golden Isles Tennis Center is the only park facility
not protected.

Mayor Cooper opened the Public Hearing. Seeing no speakers, the Public Hearing was
closed.

MOTION    APPROVE ON FIRST READING AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF
HALLANDALE BEACH, FLORIDA, AMENDING THE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN BY
ADOPTING THE EVALUATION AND APPRAISAL REPORT (EAR) BASED
AMENDMENTS AND AUTHORIZE TRANSMITTAL TO THE DEPARTMENT OF
COMMUNITY AFFAIRS FOR A COMPLIANCE REVIEW AND BRING BACK FOR
SECOND READING WHEN READY The motion carried by a roll call vote as follows:

   AYES:      Commissioners Ross, and Sanders; Vice Mayor Julian, Mayor Cooper

   NAYS:      Commissioner London

Mayor Cooper asked for a status update for the Master Plan. City Manager Good noted
presentation will be made to the City Commission in early 2009.

8. CITY BUSINESS

   A. Presentation by PFM Asset Management, LLC for Quarterly Investment
      Performance Report ending September 30, 2008 (Staff: Director, Finance)
      (see backup)

Steven Alexander, PFM Asset Management, LLC, made the presentation.

MOTION BY VICE MAYOR JULIAN, SECONDED BY COMMISSIONER ROSS TO
ACCEPT THE QUARTERLY INVESTMENT PERFORMANCE REPORT ENDING
SEPTEMBER 30, 2008 AS PRESENTED BY PFM ASSET MANAGEMENT, LLC. The
motion carried on a 5/0 voice vote.

   B. A Resolution of the City of Hallandale Beach, Florida, Approving Submittal
      of an Application for Financial Assistance from the Florida Department of
      State Through the Historic Preservation Small Matching Grant for the
      Preservation of the Moffitt House (Staff: Director, Public Works, Utilities &
      Engineering)(see backup) BP# 014/09

Eddie Pickett, Chair Historical Preservation Board, spoke in support of the grant
application.



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City Manager Good provided background on the item and recommended approval.

MOTION       TO APPROVE A RESOLUTION APPROVING SUBMITTAL OF AN
APPLICATION FOR FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FROM THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT
OF STATE THROUGH THE HISTORIC PRESERVATION SMALL MATCHING GRANT
FOR THE PRESERVATION OF THE MOFFITT HOUSE, AUTHORIZE THE CITY
MANAGER TO EXECUTE ALL RELATED DOCUMENTS, AUTHORIZE THE CITY
MANAGER TO ALLOCATE ALL NECESSARY FUNDING, AND AUTHORIZE THE
CITY MANAGER TO IMPLEMENT THE PROJECT IN THE BEST INTERESTS OF THE
CITY. The motion carried by a roll call vote as follows:

   AYES:      Commissioners London, Ross, and Sanders; Vice Mayor Julian, Mayor
              Cooper

   NAYS:      None


   A. Pursuant to Chapter 23, Section 23-105, Hallandale Beach Code of
      Ordinances, Request Authorization to Award Re-bid # FY 2007-2008-006
      Golden Isles and SW 7th Street Bridge Improvements, to Lowest
      Responsive, Responsible Bidder, Anzac Contractors, Inc. in the Total
      Amount of $663,856.22. (Staff: Director, Public Works, Utilities &
      Engineering)(see backup) BP# 054/02

City Manager Good provided background on the item. He advised the lowest bid
received was considered to have been submitted from a non-responsible bidder.
Therefore, the next lowest responsive, responsible bidder, Anzac Contractors, Inc is
being recommended.

Commissioner London asked how many bridges are being rehabilitated. Mr. Brant
advised nine bridges, eight bridges at Golden Isles and the bridge at SW 7th Street.

Commissioner London asked if this project will affect the Intercoastal Crossing Project.
City Manager Good advised this project would not interfere with the Intercoastal
Crossing Project.

Commissioner London asked if decorative lighting would be installed on the bridges. City
Manager Good noted decorative lighting would be installed. He advised the Golden Isles
Association has approved the design.

Commissioner London asked what type of surface would be installed. City Manager
Good advised asphalt grade surface will be installed.

Commissioner London asked about traffic calming devices being installed on the bridge.
City Manager Good noted the installation of traffic calming devices on the bridge would
be inappropriate for safety reasons.

Commissioner London asked if the narrower bridges will be widened to allow for
sidewalks. City Manager Good noted widening of any bridges is not within the scope of
this project. He further noted widening was not considered because of the cost
associated.


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MOTION BY VICE MAYOR JULIAN/ SECONDED BY COMMISSIONER ROSS TO
AWARD RE-BID # FY 2007-2008-006, GOLDEN ISLES AND SW 7TH STREET
BRIDGE IMPROVEMENTS, TO LOWEST RESPONSIVE, RESPONSIBLE BIDDER,
ANZAC CONTRACTORS, INC. IN THE TOTAL AMOUNT OF $663,856.22,
AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE ALL RELATED DOCUMENTS,
AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO ALLOCATE ALL NECESSARY FUNDING,
AND AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO IMPLEMENT THE PROJECT IN THE
BEST INTERESTS OF THE CITY. The motion carried on a 5/0 voice vote.

   B. Pursuant to Chapter 23-105, Hallandale Beach Code of Ordinances,
      Request Authorization to Award RFQ# FY2008-2009-001, State Lobbyist
      and State Funding Proposal to Ronald L. Book, P.A. and Corcoran &
      Associates, Inc. If approved, Authorize the City Manager to Conclude
      Contract Negotiations and Renew the Contracts in the Best Interest of the
      City (Staff: Manager of Intergovernmental Relations) (see backup) BP
      #007/09

Mayor Cooper noted conflict of interest and turned over the gavel to the Vice Mayor and
excused herself from the Chambers.

Mayor Cooper left the chambers at 11:52 AM

Commissioner London asked about conflict disclosure forms and when Mayor Cooper
would have to file. City Attorney Jove advised the appropriate forms must be filed with
the City Clerk’s Office within 15 days.

NOTE:         FORM 8B MEMORANDUM OF VOTING CONFLICT FOR COUNTY,
              MUNICIPAL, AND OTHER LOCAL PUBLIC OFFICERS FOR MAYOR
              COOPER IS INCLUDED IN THESE MINUTES AS AN ATTACHMENT.

City Manager Good provided background on the item. He noted the Community Funding
Requests from cities will not be considered this year by the Florida Legislature. He noted
there are other major issues that need to be addressed such as gaming, beach
renourishment, and green initiatives. He stated this is the year to work hard on these
issues. He advised Gaming is the City’s number one priority. He recommended the City
Commission award the State Lobbyist and State Funding RFQ to Ronald L. Book, P.A.
and to Corcoran & Associates, Inc. City Manager Good further stated these two firms
offer the best opportunity to the City. He noted Corcoran and Associates, Inc. is a
Republican firm and has positive Republican connections and the Ronald L. Book, P.A.
firm has strong connections to leadership in both parties, as well as vast experience with
gaming issues.

Ronald L. Book, P.A. made presentation. He noted his firm is a full service government
firm.

Vice Mayor Julian asked how many people are on staff at his firm. Mr. Book advised 3
lobbyists and support staff.

Vice Mayor Julian asked how many other governmental entities does the firm represent.
Mr. Book advised between thirty-two and thirty-three.


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Vice Mayor Julian asked if the firm represented any other municipalities or pari-mutuel
facilities. Mr. Book advised that his firm represents the City of Miami, and noted Flagler
Dog Track is located in the City of Miami.

Mr. Book spoke about the issues related to gaming noting there is mutuality of interests
and issues are identical for both pari-mutuels.

Vice Mayor Julian asked should there be a conflict, how the conflict would be resolved.
Mr. Book noted the City of Miami would have the same gaming issues as the City of
Hallandale Beach and does not foresee a conflict.

Vice Mayor Julian asked Mr. Book’s opinion on having both Republication and Democrat
lobbyist. Mr. Book advised they are an unaffiliated firm and they do not have an issue
with working with both Republicans and Democrats.

Vice Mayor Julian asked about parity in the gaming and how important parity is to the
success of the pari-mutuels. Mr. Book stated it is very important and in order for the pari-
mutuels to be successful there needs to be a level playing field between all the entities
that offer gaming.

Commissioner London concurred with the importance of parity in gaming.

Commissioner London asked about how many items should be on the City’s legislative
agenda. Mr. Book advised three to four top items with a sub-agenda with other items.

Commissioner London asked about communication. Mr. Book noted it is the firm’s
responsibility to communicate with the client. He noted they do a written weekly report
and day reports when issues are at hand.

Commissioner London asked to receive the documents directly. Vice Mayor Julian noted
it should go through the City Manager’s office. City Manager Good concurred the
communication should go through the City Manager’s Office so appropriate action can
be taken.

Commissioner London asked how the firm has done for its other municipal clients. Mr.
Book advised he has retained his municipal clients for a long time and those clients are
happy with the firm’s success.

Commissioner Sanders noted gaming is a priority to the City and asked how it is handled
if gaming is not a priority in other Cities he represents. City Manager Good noted he has
reached out to all the Cities with pari-mutuels to provide a united front in the lobbyist
effort. Mr. Book advised he only represents the City of Miami with pari-mutuels. He noted
the united front is important and key at the lobbyist level. He further noted the City of
Hallandale Beach Agreements with pari-mutuels are being utilized by other Cities as a
template.

Commissioner London left the dais at 12:33 PM.

Commissioner London returned to the dais at 12:37 PM.



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Commissioner Ross asked why the City needs two lobbyists. City Manager Good
explained why two lobbyist firms are needed. He stated the Corcoran firm has good
relationships with top Republican leadership. He further noted the Ronald Book firm has
good relationships with both Democrat and Republican leadership. He stated it is
important to double the City’s efforts in the upcoming legislative session and having both
a Republican and Democrat lobbyist will have the greatest impact.

Mr. Hileman, Manager, Intergovernmental Relations, noted the Corcoran Group has
represented Mardi Gras for many years and has key relationships with legislatures
related to gaming issues.

Mr. Book noted he is good lobbyist; however, there are clearly advantages to have a
pure Republican on the team.

Commissioner London suggested separating the two contracts and voting separately on
each item.

Commissioner London made a motion to take each contract individually. The motion
died for a lack of a second to the motion.

City Manager Good noted these firms will represent the City well and it is important to
approve both of these firms and move forward.

Larry Smith made a presentation. He spoke about his success as the lobbyist for the
City. He advocated to be retained as the City’s lobbyist and to add new lobbyists if
needed. He noted his key connections on the Federal level.

Commissioner Sanders asked why Mr. Smith was not chosen. Mr. Frank Hileman,
Manager of Intergovernmental Relations, noted the City wanted more communication
from Mr. Smith. Mr. Smith was asked to provide more communication on several
occasions and Mr. Smith did not perform as requested.

Commissioner Sanders asked how soon the Commission needed to take action on this
item. City Manager Good advised Committee Meetings will start in the next week.

City Manager Good suggested entering into a contract with Mr. Smith to be utilized on
an as needed basis at the City Manager’s discretion for State and Federal Lobbying
activities.

MOTION BY COMMISSIONER ROSS, SECONDED BY COMMISSIONER SANDERS
          TO     AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO                  CONCLUDE
          NEGOTIATIONS FOR A CONTRACT FOR LOBBYING SERVICES
          WITH THE FIRM OF RONALD L. BOOK, P.A. IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO
          EXCEED $50,000 AND CONCLUDE NEGOTIATIONS FOR A
          CONTRACT FOR LOBBYING SERVICES WITH THE FIRM OF
          CORCORAN & ASSOCIATES IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED
          $20,000 AND AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO RENEW THESE
          CONTRACTS IN THE BEST INTEREST OF THE CITY. The motion
          carried on a 4/0 voice vote. (Mayor Cooper abstained)




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MOTION BY COMMISSIONER ROSS, SECONDED BY COMMISSIONER SANDERS
TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT WITH LARRY
SMITH FOR LOBBYIST SERVICES ON BOTH STATE AND FEDERAL ISSUES ON A
RETAINAGE BASIS TO BE UTILIZED AS NEEDED AT THE CITY MANAGER’S
DISCRETION. The motion carried on a 4/0 voice vote. (Mayor Cooper abstained)

Mayor Cooper returned to the dais at 1:28 PM.

Mayor Cooper recessed the meeting at 1:29 PM.

Mayor Cooper reconvened the meeting at 1:37 PM

   C. Implementation of the Parking Ad Hoc Committee (City Manager)(see
      backup) CAD# 020/03

City Manager Good provided background on the item. He suggested NE 12th Avenue
and NE 14th Avenue and Diplomat Parkway Area not include Atlantic Shores Drive. He
stated Atlantic Shores Drive has unique issues and should have representation on the
committee. He further suggested combining Golden Isles Drive and Diana Drive as they
have mutual issues.

Mayor Cooper asked that the application to be appointed to the Ad Hoc Parking
Committee be placed on the City’s website.

City Manager Good reviewed the cost associated with stripping to add parking to Three
Islands Blvd, Parkview Drive, Leslie Drive and Atlantic Shores Blvd as directed by the
City Commission. He noted few complaints about the cost of $30 for the parking permit.
He noted 160 permits have been sold and more applications have been received since
the initial offering. Staff is developing a waiting list and the permits will be provided on a
first come first serve basis. He further noted the program will be evaluated on an
ongoing basis. He asked the Commission to approve the item as discussed with staff
recommendations.

Mayor Cooper discussed long term issues related to parking in the City and the
possibility of continuing the Committee after the sunset date.

Mayor Cooper requested that education of the public regarding parking be added to the
goals and objectives of the Committee.

Commissioner London asked when will parking be available along Three Islands Blvd.,
Parkview Drive, Leslie Drive and Atlantic Shores Blvd. Jennifer Frastai, City Manager
Administrator, advised there is open parking during the day and permitted parking at
night and on the weekends.

Commissioner London asked if the Ad Hoc Parking Committee is going to evaluate the
fees for parking permits. City Manager Good advised the Ad Hoc Parking Committee will
be evaluating fees related to parking permits.

Commissioner London asked if the Committee recommends no fees for parking, how
would the City proceed. City Manager Good stated the Committee is an advisory body to
the Commission. A report would be presented to the Commission based on the


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Committee’s recommendation and the Commission will determine what action to take
based on all the recommendations.

Commissioner London asked for the costs associated to the striping on NE 14 Avenue.
City Manager Good stated approximately $400,000.

Commissioner London noted parking permits are not required for parking on NE 14th
Avenue. He noted the City spent a significant amount of money on the striping on NE
14th Avenue but are not selling permits for parking. He stated that he felt the City should
not be charging for parking along Three Islands Blvd., Parkview Drive, Leslie Drive and
Atlantic Shores Blvd. since the City is not charging for parking on NE 14th Avenue.

Mayor Cooper asked Commissioner London to keep his comments and questions
germane to the implementation of the Ad Hoc Parking Committee.

MOTION BY VICE MAYOR JULIAN, SECONDED BY COMMISSIONER ROSS TO
CALL THE QUESTION. The motion carried on a 4/1 voice vote. (Commissioner London
voted no).

MOTION BY VICE MAYOR JULIAN, SECONDED BY COMMISSIONER SANDERS TO
AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO IMPLEMENT THE AD HOC PARKING
COMMITTEE AS RECOMMENDED BY STAFF WITH THE AREAS AMENDED AS
FOLLOWS: THREE ISLANDS AREA (INCLUDES THREE ISLANDS BOULEVARD,
PARKVIEW DRIVE, LESLIE DRIVE), SOUTH OCEAN DRIVE, GOLDEN ISLES DRIVE
AND DIANA DRIVE, NORTHEAST AREA (INCLUDES DIPLOMAT PARKWAY, N.E.
14TH AVENUE, N.E. 12TH AVENUE), ATLANTIC SHORES BLVD. FROM US-1 TO
DESOTO WATERWAY, A MEMBER DESIGNATED BY THE HALLANDALE BEACH
AREA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AS AN “AT LARGE MEMBER” WHO SHALL
REPRESENT THE NEEDS AND INTERESTS OF THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY AND
A MEMBER DESIGNATED BY MAJORITY VOTE OF THE CITY’S
TRANSPORTATION/FLOOD MITIGATION ADVISORY BOARD AS AN “AT LARGE”
MEMBER. The motion carried on a 5/0 voice vote.

2. COMMISSIONER REPORTS

Mayor Cooper noted the Florida League of Cities Annual Legislative Conference is
upcoming.

Mayor Cooper discussed fair share funding and taxing and requested a resolution be
prepared regarding fair and equitable distribution of funds based on population for
revenue sharing.

Mayor Cooper noted discussions about the purchase of grey water are ongoing. Mayor
Cooper further spoke about the Water Advisory Task Force noting that the Task Force
needs to be aware of the cost to the end user of the water alternatives being suggested,
not just the environmental impacts.

Mayor Cooper spoke about the MORE Program, sponsored by the Florida League of
Cities. City Manager Good stated a CR would be created for staff to evaluate the
Program.



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Vice Mayor Julian advised he attended the Historical Board Meeting and the City was
requested to pass a resolution supporting A1A being designated as a Scenic Highway.
City Manager Good advised the Scenic Highway Program is a great program however
there are limitations and issues that need to be evaluated before the City moves forward
with support for designating A1A as a scenic highway. He noted staff will research the
item and bring back when ready.

3. OTHER

Other was heard during the Planning and Scheduling Meeting in Room 257.

4. PLANNING AND SCHEDULING MEETING (to be heard during lunch recess in
   Room 257)

Mayor Cooper reconvened the meeting at 2:22 PM in Room 257.

Commissioner Sanders spoke about the food given away for Thanksgiving and noted
there is a need to provide food, clothing and other items during the full year, not just
during the holidays. He stated the need for assistance is expanding and services and
supplies are in great demand.

City Manager Good noted Dan Adkins, Mardi Gras Racetrack and Gaming Center,
donated 200 turkeys worth approximately $2500.

Mayor Cooper suggested a match challenge to Publix and Winn Dixie and Wal-Mart for
Gift Certificates. She requested staff formulate a matching program to encourage other
community partners to participate. City Manager Good suggested writing a letter to all
the City’s Community Partners for donations.

Vice Mayor Julian noted 45 turkeys were donated and he went door to door to pass
them out to families in need.

Commissioner London noted Hollywood is offering foreclosure seminars.

Commissioner London provided information from a newspaper article about the
Neighborhood Stabilization program. He noted he does not support the City
administering its own program.

Mayor Cooper spoke about the Neighborhood Stabilization Program and noted the City
has experience through the Hallandale Community Redevelopment Agency. She
requested the City offer workshops on home ownership and foreclosures.

Mayor Cooper noted the lighting under Hallandale Beach Boulevard Bridge seems to be
out and requested staff evaluate and make the necessary repairs.

Mayor Cooper asked for staff to research if an Ordinance could be adopted in the City to
make illegal for sub-prime mortgage lenders to operate within the City limits.

Mayor Cooper noted the professional handling of the banking issues from the last pay
period. City Manager Good advised the Commission of the issues related to the last pay
roll. He noted sick leave pay out caused the amount to be disbursed by the bank to be


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over $900,000 and certain officials needed to sign documents in order to release the
funds.

City Manager Good advised the bank will pay for late fees, overdraft fees and any other
reasonable penalties incurred by the employees. He further advised of changes in the
procedures and noted the City Manager’s Office will be notified every Wednesday that
the pay roll has gone through and the appropriate staff will know in advance should there
be a problem.

City Manager Good noted a pill store has opened within City limits. He recommended
the Commission consider an Ordinance to restrict doctor shopping within the City limits.
He suggested the Ordinance include a reporting system about prescriptions to prevent
person(s) from going to one doctor and then another to get prescription pain killers.

Mayor Cooper suggested the Ordinance include regulations such as requiring a certified
pain doctor or doctor on premises during business hours.

City Manager Good noted his retirement from the City and rehiring by the City
Commission. He noted one issue in need to be clarified and requested the City
Commission authorize him to continue working for the City under the terms of his
existing contract.

Commissioner London noted he felt it is inappropriate to discuss this item upstairs during
the Planning and Scheduling portion of the meeting.

MOTION BY VICE MAYOR JULIAN, SECONDED BY COMMISSIONER ROSS TO
APPROVE THE CITY MANAGER’S REHIRING UNDER THE TERMS OF THE
EXISTING CITY MANAGER CONTRACT. The motion carried on a 4/1 voice vote.
(Commissioner London voted no)

The City Commission discussed upcoming events and activities for December.

Mayor Cooper adjourned the meeting at 3:24PM.

There being no further business before the Commission Mayor Cooper adjourned the
meeting at 8:03 PM.
                                             RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED,


                                                 _______________________
                                                         Mayor
ATTEST:


________________________
       City Clerk

RECORDING SECRETARY:                             Shari Canada

APPROVED BY COMMISSION:                          ________________________



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