Ponce Inlet Town Council Votes

The descriptions in this section may be truncated and or paraphrased for brevity.  The motions can be read or heard in their entirety within the audio, video and document files.

October 2020Gary SmithBill MilanoMary HossJoe PerroneLois Paritsky
Consent AgendaYYYYY
Approval of Town Council Special meeting minutesYYYYY
Approval of Town Council amended regular meeting minutesYYYYY
Authorization to purchase replacement vehicle with equipment and graphics in the amount of $39041 and declare a department vehicle as surplus to be used as a $4000 trade-in for a total budget expense of $35041YYYYY
Motion to accept the scope of services for coastal resilence planning in the amount of $40000 as provided in the FY 2020/2021 budget as presented.YYYYY
Motion to approve the plan to seek State funding assistance for a Watershed MasterplanYYYYY
Motion to approve Resolution 2020-13 authorizing electronic filing of campaign reports with the Volusia County Supervisor of ElectionsYYYYY
Motion to approve Resolution 2020-14 supporting the extension of the Volusia Forever and the Volusia ECHO programs with amendments to replace the language "expressing support" and "urging support by the citizens" with "acknowledging that Volusia Forever and Volusia ECHO programs are beneficial to the community"YYYYY
Motion to accept the recommendations of the Cultural Services Board regarding the Ponce's Happy Trails Dog Park improvements with the exception of the installation of cameras and for staff to continue to explore options for ground covering.YYYYY

September 2020Gary SmithBill MilanoMary HossJoe PerroneLois Paritsky
A motion was made and seconded to adopt the agenda as amended. Consensus voteYYYYY
Consent agenda -- Approval of the Town Council regular meeting minutes August 20 2020YYYYY
A motion was made and seconded to approve Resolution 2020-10 as presented with a millage rate of 5.9 mils.YYYYY
A motion was made and seconded to adopt Ordinance 2020-09 ammending the budget for FY 19/20 and adopting the budget for FY 20/21 as presented.YYYYY
A motion was made and seconded to approve Ordinance 2020-08 implimenting a supermajority requirement for any changes in the Land Acquisition & Facility Fund.YYYYY
A motion was made and seconded to approve Resolution 2020-11 accepting the results of the towns General Election held August 18 2020.YYYYY
A motion was made and seconded to approve as amended Resolution 2020-12 authorizing certain amendments to the Town's Employee Rules Regulations and Benefits policy to include the addendum for page 27 section 4.01C signing bonus and on page 57 exclude the modification to provide the option of the 100% health insurance premium reimbursement for departement haeds which can be considered on a case-by-case basisYYYYY
A motion was made and seconded to approve the appointment of Jeff Miller as the Town's Public Works Manager with an effective date of September 13 2020.YYYYY

September 2020 SpecialGary SmithBill MilanoMary HossJoe PerroneLois Paritsky
A motion was made and seconded to approve Resolution 2020-09 adopting a tentative millage rate of 5.9 mils for fiscal year commencing October 1 2020 A3through September 30 2021.A3YYYYY
A motion was made and seconded to approve the first reading of Ordinance 2020-09 incorporating the final audited budget of fiscal year 2018/2019 - amending the budget for fiscal year 2019/2020 and adopting the budget for fiscal year 2020/2021.YYYYY

August 2020Gary SmithBill MilanoMary HossJoe PerroneLois Paritsky
Consent agenda - Approval of Town Council special meeting minutes- July 16 2020YYYYY
Consent agenda - Approval of Town Council regular meeting minutes - July 16 2020YYYYY
Consent agenda - Authorization to dispose of certain fixed assets as recommende by the finance manager in her August 10 2020 memorandum.YYYYY
Consent agenda - Authorization to execute the CARES Act Funding Agreement with Volusia County for reimbursement requests up to $115 111 for the Towns's COVID-19 expenditures.YYYYY
A motion was made and seconded to approve the Fourth Amendment to the sewer services local agreement with the City of Port Orange to incorporate a cost-share plan for the Ponce De Leon Circle septic-to-sewer project as corrected.YYYYY
A motion was made and seconded to approve first reading of Ordinance 2020-08 as presented. (Implementing a supermajority requirement for any changes to the Land Acquisition and Facility Fund)YYYYY
A motion was made and seconded to approve Resolution 2020-08 as presented. (Supporting a one year extension to the interlocal agreement for the distribution of proceeds for the local option fuel tax)YYYYY
A motion was made and seconded to authorize the town manager to utilize option 4- an annual adjustment each October 1st calculated in lieu of the current merit system with an adjustment of 2% adjustment (sic) on October 1 2020.YYYYY
A motoin was made and seconded to approve the request by the town attorney for an increase in the hourly rate to $200 per hour for all attorneys within the firm commencing September 1 2020 and to authorize the preparation and execution of a Fourth Amended Legal Services Agreement.YYYYY

July 2020Gary SmithBill MilanoMary HossJoe PerroneLois Paritsky
Consent agenda - Approval of Town Council regular meeting minutes.YYYYY
Consent agenda - Approval of agreement with Matthew and Phillip Dvorak to allow for 10 of the parking spaces required for 4936 S.Peninsula Dr. to be accomodated at 4958 S.Peninsula Dr. Approval would be subject to the 2 conditions outlined in the staff report dated July 8 2020YYYYY
A motion was made and seconded to approve Emergency Ordinance 2020-07 (requiring face coverings for indoor locations to control the spread of Covid-1). Motion failed 3-2. An Emergency Ordinance requires 4 out of 5 affirmative votes to pass.NYYNY
A motion was made and seconded to approve a Resolution strongly urging the use of face coverings for indoor locations. The motion passed 4-1.YYYYN
A motion was made and seconded to approve the request for the co-sponsership of t-shirt sales from the Ponce Inlet Community Center for the purpose of advertising via the town website and Facebook page. Motion passed 5-0.YYYYY
A motion was made and seconded to approve the scope of services fee in the amount of $78 300 for the bidding and construction oversite of a gravity sewer line for Ponce De Leon Circle as presented by Mead & Hunt. Motion passed 5-0YYYYY
Council requested increased police patrols to manage the issue of berry pickers in Ponce Preserve.YYYYY
Amotion was made and seconded to approve Resolution 2020-05 as presented adopting a proposed millage rate of 5.9 mills. Motion passed 5-0.YYYYY
A motion was made and seconded to reduce the speed limit on S.Peninsula Dr. between Inlet Harbor Rd. and Harbour Village Blvd. from 35 mph to 30 mph and providing for proper notice to the public. Motion passed 5-0.YYYYY

July 2020 SpecialGary SmithBill MilanoMary HossJoe PerroneLois Paritsky
Council expressed support for the proposed FY 20/21 budget as presentedPPPPP

June 2020Gary SmithBill MilanoMary HossJoe PerroneLois Paritsky
Consent agenda- Approval of Town Council regular meeting minutes of May 21 2020.YYYYY
Consent agenda- Authorization to enter into an interlocal agreement with the City of Port Orange for emergency potable water distribution system assistance if requested by the Town.YYYYY
Resolution 2020-04 expressing support for proactive community efforts regarding sea level rise.YYYYY
To approve the purchase of the replacement ambulance to serve as the towns primary ambulance at a cost not to exceed $192,690 and to declare the 2001 Ford conversion as surplus for disposal.YYYYY
To appoint Council member Paritsky the voting delegate for the Town at the 2020 Florida League of Cities annual business meeting.YYYYY
To authorize the Town Manager to purchase UV air conditioning components from DG Meyer at a cost of $25,412.YYYYY

May 2020Gary SmithBill MilanoMary HossJoe PerroneLois Paritsky
Council accepted the Town financial report as presented.YYYYY
Consent agenda- Approved Town Council Special Meeting minutes of March 10 2020.YYYYY
Consent agenda- Approved Town Council regular meeting minutes of March 19 2020.YYYYY
Consent agenda- Approved Town Council Special meeting minutes of May 7 2020.YYYYY
Cconsent agenda- Authorization to accept $72850 proposal from Bayshore Electric to complete lighting at Davies Lighthouse Park.YYYYY
Council approved appointment of Henry "Skip" White as Alternate 2 to the Planning Board.YYYYY
Council affirmed $2450 code enforcement lien on property located at 4870 S. Peninsula Dr.YYYYY
Council tabled determination of the location of the Volusia League of Cities dinner in Ponce Inlet until June meeting.YYYYY
Council approved on second reading Ordinance 2020-02 amending the LUDC for a text amendment to address Coastal High Hazard Area provisions in the B-2 and PWD zoning districts.YYYYY
Council approved on second reading Ordinance 2020-05 establishing procedures for the disposition of town owned property.NYYYY
Council approved on second reading Ordinance 2020-06 establishing criteria for the Town Council consideration of the co-sponsorship of special events.YYYYY
Council approved Resolution 2020-06 authorizing continued participation of the partnership agreement with Volusia Cnty to approve a Local Mitigation Strategy(LMS) to meet certain criteria of FEMAs Community Rating System.(CRS)YYYYY
Council approved an interlocal agreement withn Volusia County for certain types of animal control assistance that may be needed to include the availability of low cost spay/neuter services.YYYYY

April 2020Gary SmithBill MilanoMary HossJoe PerroneLois Paritsky
No votes. Meetings cancelled due to COVID 19                                                                                                                                                                                         XXXXX

March 2020Gary Smith Bill MilanoMary HossJoe PerroneLois Paritsky
Authorization to accept the proposal from Sanderson Concrete Construction to complete the sidewalk expansion at the Kay and Ayers Davies Lighthouse Park for $48,451YYYYY
Authorization for the Volusion County Mosquito Control Division to perform low level flights over the Town in connection with their aerial inspection and application of insectisides for the control of adult and larval mosquitos, in compliance with FAA regulationsYYYYY
Approve the co-sponsorship of the Garden Club of Ponce Inlet's Arts, Crafts, & Plants sale scheduled for October 9-10; co-sponsorship is limited to use of town advertisingYYYYY

February 2020Gary Smith Bill MilanoMary HossJoe PerroneLois Paritsky
Authorization for co-sponsorship of the Marine Science Center Turtle Day scheduled for March 28YYYYY
Approval of Florida Communities Trust Management Plan Update for Timucuan Oaks GardenYYYYY
Authorize the town to enter the Memorandum of Understanding with East Central Florida Regional Planning Council for the Regional Resilience CollaborativeYYYYY
Agree to add a presentation at the March 10 Special Meeting from Tara McCue, Director of Planning & Community Development, East Central Florida Regional Planning Council re the Regional Resilience CollaborativeYYYYY
Approval and adoption of Ordinance 2020-01, amending the comprehensive plan as it relates to the coastal high hazard area policiesYYYYY
Approval and adoption of Ordinance 2020-02, amending the land use and development code as it relates to the coastal high hazard area provisions in the B-2 and PWD zoning districtsYYYYY
Table adoption of Ordinance 2020-05 to the March regular meeting and to revise the ordinance based on the comments on recordYYYYY
Approval of the first reading of Ordinance 2020-06 as amended in discussion, establishing criteria for the Town Council's consideration of the co-sponsorship for special eventsYYYYY
Approval of Resolution 2020-03 as amended, establishing a volunteer policy for the TownYYYYY
Approve the staffing recommendation for 3 additional firefighter/paramedics and 1 deputy chief, and authorization to move funds allocated for consideration of this item from the legislative area to the fire department within the general fund budgetYYYYY
Authorize the Town to enter into a joint project agreement with Volusia County to provide Local Agency Program (LAP) services for South Peninsula Drive bike path mobility projectYYYYY

January 2020Gary SmithBill MilanoMary HossJoe PerroneLois Paritsky
Authorization to enter into a revised contract for animal shelter services with the Halifax Humane SocietyYYYYY
Authorization to enter into an interlocal fleet services agreement with the City of New Smyrna BeachYYYYY
Authorization to co-sponsor Turtle Trek 5K scheduled for March 7, 2020YYYYY
Rename Happy Trails Dog Park and revise hours of operationYYYYY
Approve final site development plan for “Condominiums on the Atlantic”YYYYY
Approve de-annexation of property at 2829 N Dixie Freeway, New Smyrna BeachYYYYY
Approve amending regulations related to parking and screening of recreational vehicles, watercraft, and trailersYYYYY
Approve vacating a 10-foot public utility easement on the south side of Lot 5, Elbers Minor Subdivision, 149 Bounty LaneYYYYY
Approve a resolution supporting the Daytona Tortugas and the continuation of minor league baseball in Daytona BeachYYYYY
Approve option A for the revised proposed trail location in Davies Lighthouse ParkYYYYN
Update the Council Goals list, with a one year extension through Fiscal Year 2020/2021YYYYY
Approve an increase of the Town Manager's salary to $150,000 per annumYYYYY

December 2019Gary Smith Bill MilanoMary HossJoe PerroneLois Paritsky
Authorization for co-sponsorship of the 12th Annual Town Christmas Parade on December 5YYYYY
Authorization to enter into a contract for animal shelter services with the Halifax Humane SocietyYYYYY
Approval of date changes for the Town Council Regular meetings – January 23, August 13, December 10YYYYY
Approval of the re-appointments of Joe Villanella to Seat 2, Judy DiCarlo to Seat 5, Kathy Cannon to Alternate Seat 1 and Kay Bullock to Alternate Seat 2 on the Code Enforcement BoardYYYYY
Approve of the re-appointment of Liz Finch to Seat 4, appointment of Staphanie Harris to Seat 2, Debbie Keese to Alternate Seat 1, and Thomas Patton to Alternate Seat 2 on the Cultural Services, Historic Preservation, and Tree Advisory BoardYYYYY
Approval of the re-appointments of Don Mauldin to Seat 1, Joe DiCarlo to Seat 2, and Reggie Bergeron to Alternate Seat 1 and appoint Michael Kaszuba to Alternate Seat 2 on the Planning BoardYYYYY
Approve the burial of Ponce's ashes in the Happy Trails Dog Park and installation of a headstone to mark the siteYYYYY
Authorize Mayor Smith to sign the proposed warranty extension agreement with Saboungi ConstructionYYYYY
Approve the final site development plan for Davies Lighthouse Park renovations, with the exception of the sidewalk route, and to resubmit revisions to the Cultural Services Board for review and recommendationYYYYY
Approval of the first reading of Ordinance 2020-03, de-annexation of 2829 Dixie Highway, New Smyrna BeachYYYYY
Approval of the first reading of Ordinance 2020-04, amending regulations related to parking and screening of recreational vehicles, watercraft, and trailersYYYYY
Authorization to purchase playground equipment for Kay and Ayres Davies Lighthouse Park from Southern Recreation for $141,470YYYYY
Authorize staff to provide an update to the existing goals list at 2020 regular meeting for
consideration of a one year extension while staff also works to develop an alternative
type of goals format for introduction in 2021
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Approve the Mutual Aid Agreement between Volusia County Law Enforcement AgenciesYYYYY
Authorize the Town Manager to develop a program for a hiring process for hard to recruit positionsYYYYY

November 2019Gary SmithBill MilanoMary HossJoe PerroneLois Paritsky
Nominate Mary Hoss to serve as Vice-MayorYYYYN
Re-appoint Councilmember Paritsky as primary representative and Vice-Mayor Hoss as alternative representative to the County Roundtable of Elected OfficialsYYYYY
Re-appoint Councilmember Perrone as primary representative and Councilmember Paritsky as alternative representative to the River-To-Sea Transportation Planning OrganizationYYYYY
Re-appoint Councilmember Milano as representative to the First Step Shelter, Inc. Board of DirectorsYYYYY
Approve of co-sponsorship of the Art Guild Of Ponce Inlet Fine Art Show 2020YYYYY
Acceptance of proposal from A.G. Piger Contruction Company, Inc. and Tectura Designs for ADA compliant Bus Stop Pads & Benches Improvement Project for three bus stopsYYYYY
Approve of co-sponsorship of the Historic North Turn Legends Beach Parade 2020YYYYY
Disapprove of co-sponsorship of the Pedal Ponce 2019YYYYY
Reverse Planning Board denial of variance for front yard setback for a proposed single family home at 4971 South Peninsula DriveYYYYY
Accept each Town's volunteer board's recommendation that there be no changes to existing attendance standardsYYYYY
Authorize Ponce Inlet Public Works staff to remove the Town logo and block numbers from street signs during the replacement projectYYYYY