TOWN OF SEWALL’S POINT
Audio and Decision from Commission Meeting
June 23, 2015
CALL TO ORDER 7:00 p.m.
Pledge of Allegiance
Present: Mayor Paul Luger, Vice Mayor Dan Morris, Commissioner Vincent N. Barile, Commissioner James W. Campo, Commissioner Jacqui Thurlow-Lippisch, Town Manager Pamela M. Walker.
Additions, Deletions or Changes to the Agenda 7:02 PM
Mayor Luger requested that a presentation from FPL regarding the hardening project along North Sewall’s Point Road be added to the agenda as the first item under discussion.
Motion: To approve amended agenda. Action: Approved, Moved by Commissioner Jacqui Thurlow-Lippisch, Seconded by Vice Mayor Dan Morris. Motion passed unanimously.
CONSENT AGENDA 7:07 PM
(These are routine matters or matters for which direction was previously given by the Commission)
1. Financial Reports for April 2015
Morris pulled 7:07 PM
Motion: pull finacials to 6a , Action: Free Form, Moved by Vice Mayor Dan Morris, Seconded by Commissioner James W. Campo.
2. Meeting Minutes for April 2015
Pulled minutes – to add more detail minutes. The minutes will be 7:08 PM 7:08 PM Motion: , Action: Postpone, Moved by Vice Mayor Dan Morris, Seconded by Commissioner Jacqui Thurlow-Lippisch.
Motion passed unanimously.
3. Town Manager Annual Evaluation Results
COMMENTS FROM THE PUBLIC ON NON-AGENDA ITEMS
Please submit a comment card to the Town Clerk and limit your comments to three (3) minutes.
4. Presentation from FPL regarding the hardening project along North Sewall’s Point Road 7:09 PM
Amy Brunjes made presentation regarding project
Luger asked about protecting the residents from lights at night
Mario Rodriguez concentrated light will be used at night.
Night work is pole installation
No pound of poles into ground.
Barile – why not bury instead of hardening.
Mario – to bury lines the cost would be borne by Town and is very extensive.
Barile – how soon will the other utilities would be move.
Mario – encourage them to come in as soon as possible and the efforts are corridated but FPL has not been pleased with performance of how soon they come in.
Amy explained the regulations regarding hardening versus undergrounding. She explained the process between FPL and the other utilities.
Luger asked about South Sewall’s Point Road.
Amy stated yes and does not have dates.
5. Review Lantana Park Survey Results 7:34 PM
Walker made presentation regarding survey results.
Luger suggested moving forward with next stage with plan and get more input from resident.
Barile not in favor of sports – in support of benches and not in support of gazebo. It is a retention area and should be used as such.
Campo is in support of moving forward with a plan.
Ella Ford – spoke spoke in support of benches but not water fountain or picnic tables because of the cost of the maintenance. It will be only used by neighbors.
Mr. Cameron – 4 Admirals Walk – concerned about liability
Luger – quiet green space for kids to play.
TL – asked about the mailing and the responses. Advocated to start slow and simple. Suggested no parking – benches, landscaping popular. Noise and night noise was of concern. Dogs and garbage can of concern. She will support a gentle approach and the concerns needs to be addressed.
Barile – wants to know what addresses are undeliverable. Concerns about no parking.
Morris – starting point landscaping and benches for beautification.
TL – asked about irrigation.
Luger – described where irrigation is at in the park.
Walker talked about using Florida Friendly drought tolerant plantings.
Barile – wants to see cost – type of water and cost per month.
Consensus to bring back plan with landscaping and benches with cost and ongoing maintenance budget.
6. Review of Liquid Assets/Reserves 8:12 PM
Walker made presentation.
7. Policy for Legal Defense of Commissioners 8:29 PM
Walker made presentation.
Torcivia made presentation.
Torcivia will be prepare a policy and bring back for Commission consideration.
COMMISSIONERS OR STAFF COMMENTS 9:06 PM
Walker discussed budget schedule.
ADJOURN 9:22 PM