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Deerfield Beach Community
Redevelopment Agency Meeting Minutes
Tuesday, October 17, 2006
The meeting was called to order at
6:45 p.m. by Chair Capellini on the above
date in the City Commission Chambers,
PRESENT: Mr. Steve Gonot
Chair Pam Militello
ALSO PRESENT: Carlos Baia, CRA
Ada Graham-Johnson, Interim City Manager
L. Gillyard, Acting City Clerk
APPROVAL OF AGENDA
was made by Vice Chair Militello and
Seconded by Ms. Poitier to approve the minutes of October 17, 2006. Roll Call:
YEAS: Mr. Gonot, Ms. Poitier, Mr. Popelsky, Vice Chair Militello, and Chair
Capellini. NAYS: None.
APPROVAL OF MINUTES
was made by Mr. Gonot and Seconded
by Vice Chair Militello to approve the CRA minutes of September 19, 2006. Roll Call: YEAS: Mr. Gonot, Ms. Poitier, Mr.
Popelsky, Vice Chair Militello, and Chair Capellini. NAYS: None.
ITEM 1 TAPE
1, COUNT 036
REQUEST FOR FINANCIAL CONSIDERATION BY
MR. FRAN MARINCOLA
Carlos Baia, Economic Development Manager, stated that Mr.
Marincola requested the installation of pavers and he would cover the cost. The
City received three (3) bids for this project: Tenex Enterprises, RMEC, and
Weekley Asphalt. Tenex Enterprises was awarded the contract; however, the unit
price was higher than RMEC.
Further, Mr. Baia stated that Mr. Marincola does not agree with
Tenex Enterprises’ unit price, which totaled $10,450; nonetheless, the cost can
be reduced by utilizing the Façade Reimbursement, as was the desire of Mr.
Poitier asked why Tenex Enterprises was selected for the project, since they
are charging $155.00 per square foot versus RMEC, who is charging $62.50 per
Mr. Baia replied that the companies are selected based on the
overall lowest bid, which was Tenex, at a total of $272,999.00; whereas RMEC
had a difference of $5,000.00 in their overall bid.
Chair Capellini stated that this is a common issue with bids.
Mr. Baia noted that the Weekley Asphalt’s unit price was even
higher than Tenex.
In response to Ms. Poitier’s question, Mr. Baia, replied that he
would be willing to provide the Board with the specifications and resubmit the
In response to Mr. Gonot’s question, Mr. Baia replied that Mr.
Marnicola would be charged $1,200.00 if RMEC completed the project; Tenex would
charge $10,450.00, and Weekley Asphalt would charge $15,650.00.
Ms. Poitier stated that it appears that Mr. Marincola is being
Mr. Baia stated that there is a drop-off area located in front of
Mr. Marincola’s restaurant; therefore, he requested that the City install
Ms. Poitier stated that since Mr. Marincola, has been approved,
the Board must determine if additional assistance will be provided for the
installation of pavers.
In response to Mr. Popelsky’s question, Mr. Baia replied that once
a contract is approved it is non- negotiable.
Andrew Maurodis, City Attorney, stated that Tenex is not required
Mr. Popelsky asked if it possible to discuss reconsideration of
the unit price, with Tenex Enterprises.
Mr. Baia agreed to discuss unit prices.
MOTION was made by Mr.
Poplesky and Seconded by Ms. Poitier to table item. Roll Call: YEAS: Mr. Gonot, Ms. Poitier, Mr.
Popelsky, and Vice Chair Militello. NAYS: None.
Capellini abstained from voting.
response to Chair Capellini’s question, Mr. Baia replied that RMEC is $62.50 per
square foot, and Tenex Enterprises, the approved company is priced at $ 155.00
per square foot.
Capellini stated that there is a $1,200.00 difference and the other is a
$10,000.00 difference, a factor of approximately ten (10).
Baia stated that the cost has been reduced by $5,050.00 because of certain
grading the City would have completed with the asphalt; therefore, the cost has
Capellini expressed concerns about Tenex’s unit price being twice as much as
RMEC’s unit price.
Peter, Director of Public Works and Environmental Services, stated that Staff
reviewed the prices and the third bidder was over $200.00 per square foot.
Capellini asked Mr. Peter to research specifications and respond to the Board
once he has received clarification.
ITEM 2 Tape
1, COUNT 487
NORTH BOARDWALK EXTENSION PROJECT
Carlos Baia, Economic Development Manager, provided a brief update
on the North Boardwalk Project, which appears to be progressing. Milling was
complete on NE 2nd Street; paving will be completed October 18,
2006, and the parking lot will also be paved on October 18, 2006.
Carlos Baia, Economic Development Manager, announced the Public
Workshop for the Beach Area Traffic Master Plan, to be held Thursday, November
9, 2006, 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at Westside Park.
There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 7:02 PM
ALBERT R. CAPELLINI, P.E., CRA CHAIR
SAMANTHA L. GILLYARD, ACTING CITY CLERK