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Deerfield Beach Community Redevelopment Agency Meeting Minutes

Tuesday, February 20, 2007

6:45 p.m.

 

The meeting was called to order at 6:45 p.m. by Chair Capellini on the above date in the City Commission Chambers, City Hall.

 

Roll Call:

 

PRESENT:                Mr. Steve Gonot

                                                Ms. Sylvia Poitier – late

                                                Mr. Marty Popelsky

                                                Vice Chair Pam Militello

                                                Chair Albert Capellini

 

ALSO PRESENT:     Carlos Baia, CRA Director

                                                Ada Graham-Johnson, Acting City Manager

                                                Samantha L. Gillyard, Acting City Clerk

 

APPROVAL OF AGENDA

 

February 20, 2007

 

APPROVAL OF MINUTES

 

January 16, 2007

 

MOTION was made by Vice Chair Militello and Seconded by Mr. Gonot to approve the February 20, 2007 agenda and the January 16, 2007 minutes.  Voice Vote: YEAS: All votes yeas.  NAYS: None.

 

Motion made following Administration Comments.

 

GENERAL ITEMS

 

                                    ITEM 1                                               TAPE 1, COUNT 0040

 

CRA Resolution 2007/005 - A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF THE CITY OF DEERFIELD BEACH COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY AUTHORIZING A PURCHASE ORDER FOR PAYMENT TO COMCAST FOR THE UNDERGROUNDING OF OVERHEAD CABLE TELEVISION LINES ON HILLSBORO BOULEVARD AS PART OF THE HILLSBORO STREETSCAPE PROJECT

 

 

 

GENERAL ITEMS – CONTINUED

 

Carlos Baia, Economic Development Manager, stated that this Resolution provides

authorization for a purchase order for the burial of powerlines, with Comcast Cable.  He

stated that the total cost is $130,406.33, and asked for Board approval. 

 

MOTION was made by Vice Chair Militello and Seconded by Mr. Gonot to adopt CRA Resolution 2007/005.  Voice Vote: YEAS: All votes yeas.  NAYS: None.

 

ITEM 2                                               TAPE 1, COUNT 0057

 

CRA Resolution 2007/006 - A RESOLUTION OF THE COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY OF THE CITY OF DEERFIELD BEACH AUTHORIZING THE CHAIRMAN TO RENEW THE ACCOUNTING PRACTICES AGREEMENT WITH THE CITY OF DEERFIELD BEACH FOR A PERIOD OF ONE YEAR

 

Carlos Baia, Economic Development Manager, stated that the Community Redevelopment Agency is working with the City of Deerfield Beach under an Interlocal Agreement, where costs and revenue are split, as was accomplished in October 2005.   In February 2006, the Board placed a limitation on the agreement for one (1) year, which will expire on February 21, 2007.  He asked that the agreement be renewed to continue operations.

 

Mr. Gonot stated that the agreement should be for 18 months, since periodic review is necessary.  He stated that 18 months would allow the agreement to coincide with the City’s Fiscal Year.

 

Mr. Baia stated that the agreement would extend until October 1, 2008. 

 

In response to Mr. Popelsky’s question, Mr. Baia replied that this change will not affect the CRA’s accounting.

 

MOTION was made by Mr. Gonot and Seconded by Mr. Popelsky to adopt CRA Resolution 2007/006, revising the 12 month agreement to 18 months to coincide with the City’s Fiscal Year.  Voice Vote: YEAS: All votes yeas.  NAYS: None.

 

Board / Administration Comments

 

Carlos Baia, Economic Development Manager, stated that the last public meeting regarding the A1A Master Plan will take place on Wednesday March 14, 2007 at 7:00 PM, at the Comfort Inn, located at A1A and Hillsboro Boulevard.  The meeting will be publicized through advertisements.

 

 

 

ADJOURNMENT

 

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 7:10 PM.

 

Commissioner Poitier arrived at the close of the meeting; she did not vote on Items 1 or 2.

 

 

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ALBERT R. CAPELLINI, P.E., CRA CHAIR

 

 

ATTEST:

 

 

 

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SAMANTHA L. GILLYARD, ACTING CITY CLERK