Ponce Inlet Town Council Votes

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2021 SEPTEMBER 9TH SPECIAL MEETINGGary SmithBill MilanoElizabeth CaswellDavid IsraelLois Paritsky
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve Resolution 2021-07, adopting a tentitive millage rate of 5.9 mills for the fiscal year commencing October 1, 2021 through September 30,2022 as presented; seconded by Councilmember Milano. The motion passed 5-0.YYYYY
Vice Myor Paritsky moved to adopt on first reading, Ordinance 2021-13 incorporating the final audited budget for fiscal year 2019/2020, amending the budget for fiscal year 2020/2021, and adopting the budget for fiscal year 2021/2022, as presented; seconded by Councilmember Caswell. The motion passed 5-0.YYYYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to adopt Resolution 2021-08 enacting the State of Florida's new minimum wage law requirements, as presented.; seconded by Councilmember Caswell. The motion passed 5-0. YYYYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to authorize the execution of the American Rescue Plan Act Funding Agreement as presented; seconded by Councilmember Caswell. The motion passed 5-0. YYYYY

2021 AUGUST REGULAR MEETINGGary SmithBill MilanoEllizabeth CaswellDavid IsraelLois Paritsky
Councilmember Israel moved to include the information provided by Police Chief Glazier on Ponce Inlet's police department customer service in the Town's welcome packet; seconded by Vice Mayor Paritsky.The motion passed 5-0 consensus.A3YYYYY
CONSENT AGENDA: Approval of the Town Council special meeting minutes- July 15,2021; Approval of the Town Council special meeting minutes - August 9, 2021; Declaration of a 2007 Dodge Durango as surpllus property to be disposed of pursuant to Town policy; Authorization of a co-sponsership request of the Lighthouse Loop Half Marathon and 5K scheduled for October 23, 2021, for the purposes of using the Town's available means of advertising and for the waiver of the Town's special event permit fee; staff resources provided by the town for the event will be paid for by the event organizer.
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve the Consent Agenda as amended; seconded by Councilmember Caswell. The motion passed 5-0, consensus.YYYYY
Councilmember Israel moved to accept the recommendations of the LTG report and to implement the following; 1) Convert the S. Peninsula Drive/Harbour Village Blvd. intersection to a four way STOP; 2) Move the existing southbound STOP-line at S. Peninsula Drive/Beach Street intersection 20 feet to the south to improve sight distance; 3) Move the existing westbound STOP-line at the S. Peninsula Drive/Ocean Way Drive intersection 10 feet to the west to improve sight distance and 4) relocate the thirty mph speed limit sign and warning sign further north in southbound facing lane on S.Peninsula Drive; seconded by Councilmember Milano. The motion passed 5-0, consensus.YYYYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve the joint project agreement with Volusia County for a pedestrian signal at the north end of the four lane portion of South Atlantic Ave; seconded by Councilmember Caswell. The motion passed 5-0; consensus.
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to authorize the staff to continue to work with Volusia County for traffic safety improvements and pedestrian crossing improvements in the areas of the S.Atlantic Ave. and Harbour Village Blvd. and at S. Peninsula Drive and Harbour Village Blvd.; seconded by Councilmember Caswell. The motion passed 5-0, consensus.YYYYY
Mayor Smith moved to approve the Leave of Absence request of Les Thompson (Planning Board) for the months of August, September, and October; seconded by Councilmember Caswell. The motion passed 5-0, consensus. YYYYY
Councilmember Israel moved to award the Ponce Inlet Community Center Restroom Renovation Project to Parthy, LLC as the lowest responsible bidder, and authorized staff to execute a contract with Parthy, LLC for completion of the project; and acknowledged A.G. Pifer Construction Company as the second lowest bidder so that staff can readily move on to them if necessary; seconded by Councilmember Caswell. The motion passed 4-1with the following vote.YNYYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to authorize the Town's execution of the Statewide Mutual Aid Agreement; seconded by Councilmember Caswell. The motion passed 5-0, consensus. YYYYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve the July 15, 2021 Town Council regular meeting minutes as presented; seconded by Councilmember Caswell. The motion passed 4-1 with the following vote;YYYNY

2021 August 19th Special MeetingGary SmithBill MilanoElizabeth CaswellDavid IsraelLois Paritsky
Council agreed by consensus to schedule the Charter Review meetings on the same day as the regular council meeting, to begin at 3:00 p.m.B4 YYYYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to create a Charter Review Committee consisting of the five members of the Town Council and the four Chairpersons of the Town's Advisory Boards , or the Vice Chairperson, or a designee, with the understanding that the same individual representing each board shall attend all Charter Review meetings; Seconded by Councilmember Caswell. The motion passed 5-0.YYYYY

JULY 2021 REGULAR MEETINGGary SmithBill MilanoElizabeth CaswellDavid IsraelLois Paritsky
Consent Agenda: A. Moved to item 13F; B. Approval of request from chief of police to use contraband/forfeiture funds for the purchase of 3 rifles with accessories in the amount of $3539; C. Moved to Item 7C. Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve the Consent Agenda as amended ; seconded by Councilmember Caswell.The motion passed 5-0, consensus.YYYYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to appoint Elena Richards to Alternate Seat 1 of the Code Enforcement Board with a seat term expiration of December 31,2021; seconded by Councilmember Caswell. The motion passed 5-0, consensus.YYYYY
Councilmember Israel moved to approve the proposed plaque for placement on the Ponce Inlet fire department building; seconded by Vice Mayor Paritsky. The motion passed 5-0, consensus.YYYYY
Request for a increase in the hourly rate for labor and employment attorney services from the law firm of Fisher Phillips; the current rate is $280/hr and the new rate is $295/hr.(moved from agenda item 6C) Councilmember Israel moved to table this item while we search for a new attorney; motion died for lack of a second. Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve the new rate increase of $295/hr effective October 1,2021; seconded by Councilmember Caswell. The motion passes 4-1. YYYNY
Councilmember Israel moved to change the September 16,2021 regular meeting date to September 22, 2021 at 6:00PM; seconded by Vice Mayor Paritsky. The motion passed 5-0, consensusYYYYY
Council member Paritsky moved to approve Resolution 2021-05 as presented adopting a proposed millage rate of 5.9 mils, and establishing the public hearing dates of September 9,2021 and September 22, 2021 at 6:00PM; seconded by Council member Caswell. The motion passed 5-0, consensusYYYYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve Resolution 2021-06 to join with State of Florida and other various local governments in a unified plan for the allocation and use of prospective settlement dollars from the opioid related litagtion, as presented; seconded by Councilmember Caswell. The motion passed 5-0, consensus.YYYYY
Councilmember lsrael moved to place a four hour limit on the car parking spots at the Ponce Inlet boat trailer parking lot; seconded by Mayor Smith.The motion failed 2--3.YNNYN
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to appoint Councilmember Milano to serve on the canvassing board for the Augst 17, 2021 town election; seconded by Councilmember Caswell. The motion passed 5-0, consensus. YYYYY
Councilmember Caswell moved to appoint Vice Mayor Paritsky as voting delegate for the Florida League of Cities Annual Conference business meeting to be held August 14, 2021; seconded by Councilmember Milano. The motion passed 5-0, consensus. YYYYY
Proposal to establish town council term limits - requested by Councilmember lsrael. Council requested the town manager to schedual the first workshop on August 19th, prior to the regular meeting and based on the town attorneys schedule; by consensus 5-0.YYYYY
Council authorized Vice Mayor Paritsky to begin advocacy work in the area of protecting condominium residents via statutory changes approved by the Florida Legislature including contacting Rep. Leek and Senator Wright and holding a town hall meeting with Council, staff, HOA and COA owners and representitives; by consensus 5-0.YYYYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve the June 17, 2021 town council meeting minutes as amended to include incorporating Ray Plumley's statement as an attachment; seconded by Councilmember Caswell. The motion passed 5-0, consensus.YYYYY

July 2021 Special MeetingGary SmithBill MilanoElizabeth CaswellDavid IsraelLois Paritsky
Council agreed by consensus to proposed budget hearing dates of September 9th, first reading and September 22nd final reading/adaption at 6:00 PM. Council agreed to reschedual the regularly schedualed September 16th Council meeting to September 22nd. YYYYY

JUNE 2021 REGULAR MEETINGGary SmithBill MilanoElizabeth CaswellDavid IsraelLois Paritsky
Consent Agenda; Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve the Consent Agenda as presented; seconded by Councilmember Caswell. Motion passsed 5-0 consensus.YYYYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to re-appoint Paul Manning to the VGMC (Volusia Growth Management Committee) for a four year term expiring June 30, 2025; seconded by Council member Caswell. Motion passed 5-0 consensus.Yyyyy
Councilmember Isreal moved to approve the PICC renovation project and authorize the Town Manager to begin the bid process.; seconded by Vice Mayor Paritsky. Motion passed 5-0 consensusYYYYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve and adopt Ordinance 2021-08 adding provisions for park hours and a code of conduct for use of park facilities, as presented; seconded by Councilmember Caswell. Motion passed 5-0 YYYYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve the verbage and the depicted photo for the historic marker naming the Ponce Inlet boat ramp as the Jessie Linzy Boat Ramp with the final location and landscaping choices to be determined by staff; seconded by Councilmember Caswell. Motion passed 5-0 consensus. YYYYY
Discussion to name the Ponce Inlet fire department building as the "Carolyn Anna Sprague Firehouse". Council tabled this item by consensus, 5-0yyyyy

MAY 2021 REGULAR MEETINGGary SmithBill MilanoElizabeth CaswellDavid IsraelLois Paritsky
Consent Agenda; A- Approval of Town Council special meeting minutes B- Approval of Town Council regular meeting minutes C- Approval of recommended by-laws for Essential Services Advisory Board. Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve the consent agenda as amended; seconded by Councilmember Milano. The motion passed 5-0, consensusYYYYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to accept the town audit conducted by BMC,CPAs for FY2019/2020 as presented; seconded by Council Member Caswell. The motion passed 5-0, consensus.YYYYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve extension of the contract for auditing services with BMC,CPAs for two fiscal years ending September 30th 2021 and September 30th 2022 with a maximum rate increase of 1.5%for the second year; seconded by Councilmember Caswell. The motion passed 5-0 YYYYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve and adopt on second reading Ordinance 2021-06 prohibiting aggressive panhandling ; seconded by Councilmember Caswell. The motion passed 5-0.YYYYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve and adopt on second reading Ordinance 2021-07 prohibiting sleeping on public property; seconded by Councilmember Caswell. The motion passed 5-0.YYYYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to table Ordinance 2021-08 until the June 17th regular meeting; seconded by Councilmember Caswell. The motion passed 5-0..yyyyy
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve and adopt on second reading Ordinance 2021-09 providing a formal mechanism for the issuance of trespass warnings from public property; seconded by Councilmember Isreal. The motion passed 5-0.YYYYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve and adopt on second reading Ordinance 2021-10 prohibiting public urination and defecation; seconded by Councilmember Caswell. The motion passed 5-0.YYYYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve and adopt on second reading Ordinance 2021-11 prohibiting public nudity; seconded by Councilmember Caswell. The motion passed 5-0.YYYYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve and adopt upon second readinng Ordinance 2021-12 submitting to the electors a proposed Charter amendment regarding sanctions against Council Members for violating the Town's Charter;seconded by Councilmember Milano. The motion passed 3-2YYNNY
Councilmember Isreal moved to authorize the Town Manager to hire a part-time short-term Rental Enforcement Officer; seconded by Vice Mayor Paritsky. The motion passes 5-0YYYYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve Resolution 2021-04 supporting the renewal of the interlocal agreement for the distribution of the Volusia County local option fuel taxes; motion seconded by Councilmember Caswell. The motion passed 5-0YYYY
Ms. Witt clarified that staff would work with the town attorney to creaate an ordinance suggessting a 4-hour maximum parking limit for cars seven days a week and boat trailer parking to remain as is (for the boat ramp parking lot), staff (Police Chief) will research costs of chalking equipment and signage. Council consensus 5-0.yyyyy
Following discussion lead by Vice Mayor Paritsky to name the Ponce Inlet boat ramp the "Jesse Linzy Boat Ramp" Councilmember Isreal made a motion to have a plaque designed and placed at the boat ramp in honor of Mr. Linzy; seconded by Councilmember Milano. The motion passed 5-0 consensus.YYYYY
Councilmember Isreal moved to have a plaque re-naming the Ponce Inlet Fire Station the "Carolyn Anna Sprague Fire Station" placed on the fire station; Mayor Smith seconded and stated a picture of Carolyn should be included. Council consensus to move forward but to add item to June regular meeting agenda for public notice and participation; and staff will begin preparation of a proposed dedication plaque.YYYYY

APRIL 2021 RegularGary SmithBill MilanoElizabeth CaswellDavid IsraelLois Paritsky
Consent Agenda; A -Approval of Town Council special meeting minutes March 17 2021. B-Approval of Town Council regular meeting minutes March 17 2021. Vice-Mayor Paritsky moved to approve the Consent Agenda as amended to remove item 6B to become item 13E: seconded by Councilmember Caswell. Motion passes 5-0 consensusYYYYY
Vice-Mayor Paritsky moved to award to SanPik Inc. the Ponce deLeon septic to sewer project in the amount of $1 039 710; secondedby Councilmember Caswell. The motion passed 5-0YYYYY
Vice-Mayor Paritsky moved to approve first reading of Ordinance 2021-06 prohibiting aggressive panhandling as presented; seconded by Councilmember Caswell. The motion passed 5-0YYYYY
Vice-Mayor Paritsky moved to approve first reading of Ordinance 2021-07 prohibiting sleeping on public property as amended to include First Step Shelter as an alternate shelter; seconded by Councilmember Caswell. The motion passed 5-0YYYYY
Vice-Mayor Paritsky moved to approve first reading of Ordinance 2021-08 adding provisions for park hours and a code of conduct for use of park facilities as amended regarding hours formal park names and tobacco alternatives; seconded by Councilmember Caswell. The motion passed 5-0YYYYY
Vice-Mayor Paritsky moved to approve first reading of Ordinance 2021-09 providing a formal mechanism for the issuance of trespass warning form public property as amended for grammar; seconded by Councilmember Caswell. Motion passed 5-0yyyyy
Vice-Mayor Paritsky moved to approve first reading of Ordinance 2021-10 prohibiting public urination and defication as presented; seconded by Councilmember Caswell. The motion passed 5-0YYYYY
Vice-Mayor Paritsky moved to approve first reading of Ordinance 2021-11 prohibiting public nudity as presented; seconded by Councilmember Caswell. The motion passed 5-0YYYYY
Vice-Mayor Paritsky moved to adopt Resolution 2021-03 restating the Town Councils commitment to honor the Charter prohibition regarding interference with administration as presented; seconded by councilmember Caswell. The motion passe 5-0YYYYY
Vice--Mayor Paritsky moved to adopt Ordinance 2021-12 submitting to the electors a proposed Charter amendment regarding sanctions against Council members for violatiing the Town's Charter as amended to eliminate all references to removal from office; seconded by Councilmember Milano. The motion passed 5-0YYYYY
Vice-Mayor Paritsky moved to eliminate Zoom options for all Council and Board meetings effective May 1 2021; seconded by Councilmember Caswell. The motion passes 5-0YYYYY
Vice-Mayor Paritsky moved to authorize the Town Manager to send the letter as amended to the county manager expressing interest in the countywide pet license proposal; seconded by Councilmember Milano. Motion passed 5-0YYYYY
Vice-Mayor Paritsky moved to approve th March 18 20210 meeting minutes as presented; seconded by Councilmember Caswell. The motion passed 5-0yyyyy

2021 April SpecialGary SmithBill MilanoElizabeth CaswellDavid IsraelLois Paritsky
Town Council appointment to fill the vacancy created for seat #3 by the resignation of Councilmember Mary Hoss
After a presentation by each candidate the council voted to appoint Elizabeth Caswell to Seat #3 and Ms Caswell was administered the oath of officeVotedVotedVotedVoted
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to appoint Councilmember Caswell as the Alternate Representitive to the Volusia County Roundtable of Elected Officials:seconded by Councilmember Milano. Motion passes 5--0YYYYY

MARCH 2021Gary SmithBill MilanoVacantDavid IsraelLois Paritsky
CONSENT AGENDA - Approval of the Town Council regular meeting minutes - February 18,2021. Approval of co-sponsership of the Garden Club of Ponce Inlet Annual Arts, Crafts and Plant Sale. Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve the Consent Agenda as presented; seconded by Councilmember Milano. Motion passed 4-0 by consensus.YYvYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve the date and time of April 15 2021 at 5:00pm as a Special Town Council Meeting for the filling of Council Seat #3 and to approve the Notice of Town Council Vacancy and application packet and set the application deadline at noon, April 6,20201; seconded by Councilmember Milano. The motiom passed 4-0. YYvYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved the following appointments to the Essential Services Advisory Board: Ken Cox to Seat #1, Christopher Pulver to Seat #3, Tonia Wint to Seat #4, Margaret Valerien to Seat #5 and Kathy Fabrizio to Alternate Seat #1; seconded by Councilmember Milano.The motion passed 4-0.YYvYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to appoint David Loh to Seat #2 and Ryan McConaughey to Alternate Seat #2 ; seconded by Councilmember Milano. The motion passed 4-0.YYvYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve participation in the 50% cost share with Volusia County for pedestrian signals at two additional crosswalks on South Atlantic Ave. at Harbour Village Blvd.and at the Links near Harbour Village Beach Club, and to amend the current year budget to provide for this project; seconded by Councilmember Milano. The moton passed 4-0YYvYY
Council agreed by consensus to send a letter to the Volusia County Council Chairman, Council members, and County Manager expressing Ponce Inlet's concerns of beach driving expansion.YYvYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to authorize the town attorney's office to prepare a proposed ordinance for consideration of a Charter Amendment that would provide a process for Council to adjudicate a finding of a Charter violation and outline consequences for such finding of misconduct; seconded by Councilmember Milano. The motion passed 3-1.YYvNY

MARCH 2021 SpecialGary SmithBill MilanoVacantDavid IsraelLois Paritsky
Meeting for discussion and determination of any town council action regarding town manager's memo alleging interference with administration and potential charter & ethics violations by Councilmember David Israel.
Mayor Smith moved to request a resolution be drafted to specifically address the the activities that have been outlined here and to prohibit such actions in the future; seconded by Vice mayor Paritsky. Motion passed 3-1YYNY

FEBRUARY 2021Gary SmithBill MilanoMary HossDavid IsraelLois Paritsky
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve the consent agenda as presented; seconded by Councilmember Milano. Motion passed 5-0 -- Items included:Approval of Town Council regular meeting minutes - January 21, 2021 -- Approval of cost share agreement to include acceptance of a grant award of $807,206 with the St. Johns River Water Management District for septic-to-sewer project on Ponce De leon Circle. YYYYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve appointment of Lisa Necrason to Alternate Seat 1 of the Planning Board with a term expiration of December 31, 2021. Motion passed 5-0YYYYY
Council consensus no further action should be taken at this time re: contracting Fire-EMS services ; agreed that a risk assessment is necessary and requested that the risk assessment be budgeted in next year's budget; and that accreditation be further explored.YYYYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve the second reading and adoption of Ordinance 2021-01 creating an Essential Services Advisory Board, as presented; seconded by Councilmember Milano. The motion passed 4-1.YYYNY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve the second reading and adoption of Ordinance 2021-02 amending Chapters 18 and 34 of the Code of Ordinances relating to permitting and construction requirements; adopting the Florida Building Code, 7th Edition (2020); adopting the most recent edition of the NFPA 70 National Electric Code (NEC); and adopting the Building Officials Association of Florida's Model Administrative Code (2020) with additions from the Town of Ponce Inlet; seconded by Councilmember Milano. Motion passed 5-0.YYYYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve the second reading and adoption of Ordinance 2021-03 amending section 4.4 of the Land Use and Development Code to create a waiver proceedure for additional fence height and materials on public-institutional properties with special security needs, as presented; seconded by Councilmember Milano. Motion passed 5-0YYYYY
Council approved by consensus, 4-1 (Councilmember Isreal against) to split the $2500 text amendment fee with Battelle.YYYNY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve the second reading and adoption of Ordinance 2021-04 increasing fees for parking violations from $15 to $45 ; seconded by Councilmember Milano. Motion passed 5-0YYYYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve the second reading and adoption of Ordinance 2021-05 amending the Land Use and Development Code to create regulations regarding nuisance lighting; seconded by Councilmember Milano. Motion passed 5-0YYYYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve Resolution 2021-02 opposing the elimination of the statutory authorization for regional planning councils, as proposed by current legislation, as presented; seconded by Councilmember Milano. Motion passed 5-0. YYYYY
Vice Mayor Paritskky moved to postpone the strategic planning project until October2021, to allow for completion of the resiliency study; seconded by Councilmember Milano. The motion passed 5-0.YYYYY
Mayor Smith moved to authorize and approve submittal of the grant application to the River-to-Sea TPO for the design, engineering, and construction of an 8-foot accessable sidewalk adjacent to South Peninsula Drive where feasible and to increase the town's matching funds to 15%; seconded by councilmember Milano. The motion passed 5-0.YYYYY
Council requested the Town Attorney prepare an ordinance addressing the homeless and panhandling issues for Council's consideration based upon the discussions at this meeting. 5-0 consensus.YYYYY
Council consensus, 5-0 to request a traffic engineering study of the Harbor Village Blvd., Beach Street and Oceanway Drive intersections on South Peninsula Drive and research the feasibility of speed humps on S. Peninsula Drive south of Inlet Harbor Blvd..YYYYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve the contract with NovaPLan Consulting, LLC , as amended; seconded by Councilmember Milano. The motion passed 5-0.YYYYY
Council by consensus, requested the Town Attorney research issues and options available relating to a policy pertaining to hosting and advertising of a town hall meeting by an individual council member.YYYYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve the January 14, 2021 Special meeting minutes as amended; seconded by Councilmember Milano. The motion was approved 5-0.YYYYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky requested a special meeting be scheduled with the only agenda item being the "Town Manager's memo to Council regarding interference with administration and potential Charter & ethics violations by Councilmember David Israel". Mayor Smith, Councilmember Milano and Councilmember Hoss concurred.YYYXY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to extend the meeting to 10:15 pm; seconded by Councilmember Milano. The motion passed 5-0YYYYY

January 2021Gary SmithBill MilanoMary HossDavid IsraelLois Paritsky
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve the consent agenda as presented; seconded by Councilmember Milano. Motion passed 5-0 consensus.xxxxx
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to reconsider the approval of the consent agenda; seconded by Councilmember Milano. Motion passed 5-0 consensus.xxxxx
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve the Consent Agenda as amended to remove item 6A; Motion seconded by Councilmember Milano.Motion passed 5-0 consensus.xxxxx
Councilmember Milano moved to approve the three year extension of Mead & Hunt's engineering services contract; seconded by Mayor Smith. Motion pased 5-0.YYYYY
Councilmember Milano moved to approve on first reading Ordinance 2021-01 creating an Essential Services Advisory Board, as amended, regarding the description of the fire rescue representitive; seconded by Mayor Smith. Motion passed 4-1.YYYNY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve on first reading Ordinance 2021-02 amending Chapters 18 and 34 of the Code of Ordinances relating to permitting and construction requirements; adopting the Florida Building Code, 7th edition (2020); adopting the most recent edition of the NFPA 70 National Electrical Code (NEC); and adopting the Building Officers Association of Florida's Model Administrative Code (2020) with additions from the Town of Ponce Inlet; seconded by Councilmember Milano. Motion passed 5-0YYYYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve on first reading Ordinance 2021-03 amending section 4.4 of the Land Use and Development Code to create a waiver proceedure for additional fence height and materials on public/institutional properties with special security needs; seconded by Councilmember Isreal. Motion passed 5-0YYYYY
Vice Mayor Paritski moved to approve on first reading Ordinance 2021-04 increasing fines for parking violations from $15 to $45, as amended for 30 day delay in adoption date; seconded by Councilmember Milano. Motion passed 5-0YYYYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve on first reading Ordinance 2021-05 amending the Land Use and Development Code to create regulations regarding nuisance lighting, as amended; Seconded by Councilmember Milano. Motion passed 5-0.YYYYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve Resolution 2021-01 adopting the 2020 Volusia Multi-Jurisdictional Program for a Public Information Plan to coordinate flood hazard outreach to build community resilience to flooding, as presented; seconded by Councilmember Milano. Motion passed 5-0YYYYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve the December 10 2020 regular meeting minutes with the attorneys memorandum attached as a suppliment; seconded by Councilmember Isreal. Motion passed 5-0YYYYY

December 2020Gary SmithBill MilanoMary HossDavid IsraelLois Paritsky
Consent Agenda:
Approval of Town Council regular meeting minutes - November 19, 2020. Motion passed 5-0 consensus
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to re-appoint Mr. Finch to Seat #3, with a term of expiration date of December 31, 2023 and to re-appoint Ms. Bullock to Alternate seat #1, with a term of expiration date of December 31 2021; seconded by Councilmember Milano. Motion passes 5-0YYYYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to re-appoint Ms. LaBarre to Seat #1 and Mr. Schaffer to Seat #3 each with a term expiration date of December 31 2023; to re-appoint Mr. Patton to Alternate Seat #1 and to appoint Mr.Vanderlaan to Alternate Seat #2, each with an expiration date of December 31, 2021; seconded by Councilmember Milano. The motion passed 5-0YYYYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to re-appoint Mr. Thompson to Seat #5 with a term expiration date of December 31, 2023; seconded by Councilmember Milano. Motion Passed 5-0YYYYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve the appointment of Assistant Director of Planning & Development Michael Disher to the position of Director of Planning & Development, effective March 1 2021; seconded by Councilmember Milano. Motion passes 5-0YYYYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to declare the vacancy in the Planning and Development Dept as "hard to fill" and to authorize the advertisement of the vacancy with a sign-on bonus for the first advertisement; seconded by Councilmember MilanoYYYYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve the co-sponsership request from Racing's North Turn for race car parade on February 6,2021 as presented; seconded by Mayor Smith. Motion failed 3-2YNNNY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to adapt Ordinance 2020-10, on second reading, establishing regulations related to small wireless facilities within the public right-of-way, as presented; seconded by Councilmember Milano. Motion passed 5-0.YYYYY
Vice mayor Paritsky moved to adapt Ordinance 2020-11, on second reading, establishing regulations to prohibit commercial use of the Ponce Inlet boat ramp, as presented; seconded by Councilmember Milano. Motion passed 5-0YYYYY
Vice mayor Paritsky moved to adapt Ordinance 2020-12, on second reading, updating the animal welfare portion of the town's code of ordinances; seconded by Councilmember Milano .Motion passed 5-0YYYYY
Council authorized the Town Manager to seek quotes to updateor replace the council chambers sound system.YYYYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to accept and approve the Strategic Planning and Facilitation proposal as presented by Mari Rains, Director with UCF's JSD Florida Institute of Government; seconded by Councilmember Milano. Motion pased 5-0YYYYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to authorize implimentation of the longevity service award program in the current fiscal year's budgetand to continue funding in each year thereafter, as presented; seconded by Councilmember Milano. Motion passed 5-0. YYYYY

November 2020Gary SmithBill MilanoMary HossDavid IsraelLois Paritsky
County Roundtable of Elected Officials - Vice Mayor Paritsky was re-appointed as Primary Representitive and Councilmember Hoss was re-appointed as Alternate Representitive. Passed 5-0 consensus.
River-to-Sea Transportation Planning Organization - Councilmember Isreal was ppointed Primary Representitive and Vice Mayor Paritsky was appointed Alternative Representitive. Passed 5-0 consensus.
First Step Shelter: Board of Directors - Councilmember Milano was re-appointed as representitive to First Step Shelter. Passed 5-0 consensus
Consent Agenda:
Approval of Town Council regular meeting minutes - October 15, 2020YYYYY
Approval of purchase request for a replacement Ford F-150 truck for the Public Works Dept.in the amount of $25,776 and the authorization to declare a 2009 Ford F-150, veh #3904, as surplus property.YYYYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to find the development plan satisifies all criteria under LUDC section 2.16.E.1 and section 6.6.6.B.5 and to approve the final site development plan for the Marine Science Center Seabird Hospital, as presented. Motion passes 5-0 YYYYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve Ordinance 2020-10 establishing regulations related to small wireless facilities within the public right-of-way, as presented. Motion passed 5-0.YYYYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve Ordinance 2020-11 establishing regulations to prohibit commercial use of the Ponce Inlet boiat ramp. Motion Passed 5-0.YYYYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve Ordinance 2020-12 updating the animal welfare protion of the Towns Code of Ordinances , as amended upon first reading. Motion passed 5-0YYYYY
Councilmember Isreal moved to approve Resolution 2020-15 creating an emergency assistance program, as presented. There was no second. Motion failed due to lack of a second.
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve Resolution 2020-16 updating the publication and funding relationship between the Town and the Citizens for Ponce Inlet (C4PI) newsletter with the modification to require an annual prospective accounting report.. Motion passed 5-0.YYYYY
Vice Mayor Paritsky moved to approve Resolution 2020-17 updating the Townss social media Policy. Motion passed 5-0-.YYYYY

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