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10.22.2003 INDEX CITY COUNCIL MINUTES October 22, 2003 1. Called to Order/Roll Call of Members................................... Page 1 2. Invocation..................................................................... Page 1 3. Pledge of Allegiance......................................................... Page 1 4. Approval of Minutes......................................................... Page 1 4A) Approval of minutes of City Council meeting of October 8,2003 5. Agenda/Order of Business (Additions/Deletions/Amendments....... Page 1 6. Special Presentations........................................................ Page 1 None 7. Ordinances for First Reading 7A) Establishing the operating departments of the City................ Page 1-2 7B) Designating the City Council as the Local Planning Agency Forthe City.................................................................... Page 2-3 7C) Requiring charges incurred by the City for such Consultants that may be necessary for any zoning Application....................... Page 3-4 8. Ordinance for Second Reading(Public Hearings) ....................... Page 4 8A) None....................................................................... Page 2 9. Resolutions 9A)Res. 32003-38 Expressing concerns about the Land Use Impacts that the proposed Bus Rapid Transit(:BRT")routes may have on the City of Miami Gardens................................................... Page 5 9B) (Deferred)Approving a second interlocal agreement with Miami-Dade County......................................................... Page 5-7 9C) (Deferred)Approving an interlocal agreement with Miami-Dade County for Local Police Services.......................................... Page 7 9D) (Deferred) Approving an interlocal agreement with Miami-Dade County for Specialized Police Services................................... Page 7-8 10. Reports of Interim City Manager I OA) Budget Update and Final Disposition of Departmental Service Levels (Item Forthcoming)................................................... Page 6-12 l OB) Recommendation for Government Consultant..................... Page 8-9 l OC) City Logo/Seal Recommendation.................................... Page 9 l OD) Recommendation for Government Office Space................... Page 9 10E) Transition Status Report................................................ Page 9-10 11. Reports of Mayor and Council Members ................................... Page 10-11 11A) General Reports from Mayor and Council Members................. Page 11 12. Requests, Petitions & Other Communications from the Public......... Page 11 12A) Public Comments....................................................... Page 11-12 13. Adjournment................................................................... Page 12 CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS CITY COUNCIL MINUTES October 22, 2003 1. CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS The City Council of the City of Miami Gardens, Florida met in regular session on Wednesday, October 22, 2003, beginning at 7:03 p.m., in Suite 201 of the Administrative Offices, 17801 NW 2"d Avenue, Miami Gardens, Florida. The following members of the City Council were present: Mayor Shirley Gibson, Vice Mayor Aaron Campbell and Council members Audrey J. King, Melvin L. Bratton, Sharon Pritchett, Barbara Watson and Oscar Braynon, II. Also in attendance were: Interim City Manager Cynthia Curry, Transition Coordinator William J. Green, Interim City Attorney Hans Ottinot and City Clerk Ronetta Taylor. 2. INVOCATION. Reverend Dwayne Richardson, Pastor of Greater Love Missionary Baptist Church delivered the Invocation. 3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE. The Pledge of Allegiance was recited in unison. 4. APPROVAL OF MINUTES—October 8, 2003 Moved by Vice Mayor Campbell, seconded by Councilmember Bratton to approve the minutes with the necessary corrections, if any. There being no discussion, the motion carried by a 7-0 vote. 5. AGENDA/ORDER OBUSINESS(ADDITIONS/DELETIONS/ AMENDMENTS): Councilmember Pritchett requested that the City Clerk's memorandum regarding Clerk's responsibilities be placed on the November 5, 2003 City Council Agenda for discussion. 6. SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS: There were none. 7. ORDINANCES FOR FIRST READING: There were none. 7A) AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, ESTABLISHING THE OPERATING DEPARTMENTS OF THE CITY; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR REPEALER; PROVIDING FOR INCLUSION IN THE Regular Council Minutes 1 October 22,2003 CODE; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY COUNCIL MEMBER MELVIN L. BRATTON) Moved by Councilmember Bratton, seconded by Vice Mayor Campbell to approve this item on first reading, with second reading and public hearing scheduled for November 5, 2003. Interim City Manager Curry indicated that she'd like to have some discussion on this item between now and second reading as it related to the budget. At the conclusion of this discussion,the motion to approve on first reading passed by a 7-0 vote. Councilmember Bratton: Yes Councilmember Braynon: Yes Vice Mayor Campbell: Yes Councilmember King: Yes Councilmember Pritchett: Yes Councilmember Watson: Yes Mayor Gibson: Yes 7B) AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, DESIGNATING THE CITY COUNCIL AS THE LOCAL PLANNING AGENCY FOR THE CITY; PROVIDING FOR PARTICIPATION BY THE SCHOOL BOARD; DIRECTING THE CITY CLERK TO FORWARD A COPY OF THIS ORDINANCE TO THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMUNITY AFFAIRS; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR REPEALER; PROVIDING FOR INCLUSION IN THE CODE; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY MAYOR SHIRLEY GIBSON) Moved by Vice Mayor Campbell, seconded by Councilmember Watson to approve this item on first reading, with second reading and public hearing scheduled for November 5, 2003. Mayor Gibson explained the specific aspects involved with the creation of the Local Planning Agency. She articulated the importance of creating the LPA in order to hear Zoning applications, and Comprehensive Plan Amendments. There being no discussion on this particular item,the motion to approve this item on first reading passed by a 7-0 vote. Councilmember Braynon: Yes Vice Mayor Campbell: Yes Councilmember King: Yes Councilmember Pritchett: Yes Regular Council Minutes 2 October 22,2003 Councilmember Watson: Yes Councilmember Bratton: Yes Mayor Gibson: Yes 7C) AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, REQUIRING CHARGES INCURRED BY THE CITY FOR SUCH CONSULTANTS THAT MAY BE NECESSARY- FOR ANY ZONING APPLICATION INCLUDING ENGINEERING, PLANNING, LEGAL,TECHNICAL, OR ENVIRONMENTAL CONSULTANT OR PROFESSIONALS) EMPLOYED BY THE CITY TO BE PAID BY THE APPLICANT IN ADDITION TO ANY OTHER APPLICATION FEES REQUIRED BY LAW; PROVIDING FOR REPEALER; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR INCLUSION INTO THE CODE; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY MAYOR SHIRLEY GIBSON) It was moved by Councilmember Braynon, seconded by Councilmember Bratton to approve this item on first reading, with second reading and public hearing scheduled for November 5, 2003. Mayor Gibson explained her rationale for sponsoring this legislation. She shared that extensive discussion was had by this Council about the number of pending zoning applications waiting to be heard. Council also discussed having an independent entity look at those applications before they were brought before the Council, by Miami-Dade County, for its consideration. She shared that she'd met with a consultant from a local Planning and Zoning Firm, who'd agreed to provide pro bono services for a two month period to the Council to review these particular applications that Miami-Dade County would be presenting to the Council for its consideration. However, if the Council decided to continue this in the future, a fee would be assessed. This fee would be a part of the total amount paid for by the applicant, and collected by Miami-Dade County, as part of the application process. There will be no cost incurred by the City and therefore, these fees will be for any of the consulting that would need to be done. She related that she wanted to make sure that it would be cost effective because the City needs to have that before the Council fully decides to take on any zoning in-house totally from Miami- Dade County. Miami-Dade County will be handling the zoning applications until the City decides further in the future. Interim City Manager Curry asked for clarification purposes if the letter referred to by Mayor Gibson regarding pro bono services for a two month period was a part of the recommendation. Mayor Gibson indicated that she's provided this information to the Council to make a recommendation, not on the letter itself but on the ordinance. The Council can make a decision to use this particular individual or not at a later date. Regular Council Minutes 3 October 22,2003 At the conclusion of this discussion, the motion to approve this item on first reading passed by a 7-0 vote. Councilmember Braynon: Yes Vice Mayor Campbell: Yes Councilmember King: Yes Councilmember Pritchett: Yes Councilmember Watson: Yes Councilmember Bratton: Yes Mayor Gibson: Yes 8. ORDINANCES FOR SECOND READING (PUBLIC HEARINGS): None Mayor Gibson opened the floor for public comments. Mr. Noah Rucker of 16921 NW 42"d Avenue appeared before the Council to express concern about the rumors regarding the City's deficit and pending property tax increases. He indicated that he was on a fixed income and would not be able to afford a tax increase. Ms. Pat Lightfoot of 2750 NW 172"d Avenue appeared before the City Council to express concern with the number of rumors circulating about mismanagement. She encouraged everyone to work together for the betterment of the City of Miami Gardens. Vice Mayor Campbell shared that he'd written an editorial response to the article published by the Miami Herald (copies provided for audience in back of the room. He encouraged everyone to read the response because it presents another view point. He further invited residents to come to his office for additional information. Mr. Bennet Lifter of 18425 NW 2nd Avenue appeared before the City Council to express his concern about the article written in the Miami Herald. He indicated that a lot of elderly citizens on fixed incomes lived in the City of Miami Gardens. Ms. Christiana Obadeyi of 18520 NW 432"d Avenue appeared before the City Council to express her concern about the budget and the fiscal impact on property taxes, Park and Recreation, school crossing guards and summer school programming. Councilmember King asked Ms. Curry to provide a clarification of the budget issues. Interim City Manager Curry indicated that the impact started when the City was incorporated on May 13`h. For the period of May 13 through September 30, 2003 the City of Miami Gardens continued to receive the same level of services provided by Miami-Dade County for a total cost of 4.3 million dollars. At the end of September 30, Regular Council Minutes 4 October 22,2003 2003, the City ended up having more expenditures than it had revenues. She clarified that the City did receive revenues within that interim period of time of about two million dollars. However, the County is owed those dollars. She said that as it relates to tax increases, which Mr. Rucker was referring to, the City had a budget workshop and at that workshop a millage table was passed ou, and possible increases were discussed. She emphasized that no millage rate increase or tax increases were recommended. Councilmember Pritchett related to Ms. Obadeyi that her concerns about school crossing guards was being addressed and researched by the Council. At a more appropriate time specifics will be provided. Ms. Janice Ballard of 18445 NW 38th Avenue appeared before the City Council to inquire about what zoning rules the City was planning to adopt as it pertained to the number of children a home provider could have in their home. Mayor Gibson said that staff would get back with Ms. Ballard with regard to this inquiry. 9. RESOLUTIONS: RESOLUTION NO. 2003-38 9A) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, EXPRESSING CONCERNS ABOUT THE LAND USE IMPACTS THAT THE PROPOSED BUS RAPID TRANSIT ("BRT") ROUTES MAY HAVE ON THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Councilmember Watson explained that this resolution expresses concern with the impact of the proposed bus rapid transit routes. She said that the citizens of Miami Gardens will be impacted by the passage of certain ordinances and rapid transit solutions for the year 2004. She further expressed concern that when Broward County brings their rapid transit system down it will stop at two locations in Broward County, this increases their revenue stream. One of those locations is the Seminole Indian Bingo establishment. However, when the rapid transit system enters Miami-Dade County it purposely excludes Calder Race Track. Councilmember Braynon expressed his support of this resolution. He further directed staff to invite representatives from Broward County to the City of Miami Gardens to make a presentation. At the conclusion of this discussion it was moved by Councilmember Watson, seconded by Councilmember King to approve this item. The motion to approve carried by a 6-1 vote. Councilmember Pritchett voted"no" 9B) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, PRELIMINARILY APPROVING A SECOND Regular Council Minutes 5 October 22,2003 INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY AND THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, ATTACHED AS EXHIBIT "A"; AUTHORIZING THE INTERIM CITY MANAGER AND THE INTERIM CITY ATTORNEY TO NEGOTIATE THE TERMS OF THE SECOND INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT TO BE APPROVED IN ITS FINAL FORM AT A FUTURE COUNCIL MEETING; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Interim City Manager Curry related that administration has been trying to work with County staff, and now the County Attorney's office has been brought into the scenario along with of course the Interim City Attorney on the Interlocal Agreement, which will govern the provision of services provided by Miami-Dade County to the City of Miami Gardens during the transition period. It also speaks to services provided in the interim period, which is May 13/03 through September 30/04; to the disposition of revenues that will be collected by the County particularly the franchise fees and the utility taxes; to notify the County that it will assume services; the assumption for the provision of services by the City of Miami Gardens; a 45 day notice to the County; with the exception of Park and Recreation, the City would give itself through October 1, 2004 to pull services in. Parks and Recreation based on cost involved, would be assumed by the City on January 1, 2004. If the City is going to attempt to make the November 4`h date it would require a waiver from Commissioner Morales, Chairman of the Budget and Finance Committee. It would also require a waiver from Commissioner Martinez, Chairman of the Public Safety Committee. And then it would require a waiver the by Chairperson of the County Commission. Mayor Gibson asked if this is not on the Agenda for November 4`h what kind of time line are we looking at if there are no waivers through all of the committees prior to going before the County Commission. Interim City Manager Curry said that she was not sure and related that she would find out that information. Councilmember Pritchett referenced the Mayor Gibson's comment about the time line and asked how not placing this item on at the earliest possible date will impact us directly. Interim City Manager Curry referenced the October 8`h City Council meeting where the City was informed by Miami-Dade County, as it relates to police that the resolution alone was not enough for the police department to feel that they could reduce the services according to the agreement. Miami-Dade County is aware that the budget is limited and that the City only has so much in the budget to accommodate a certain level of service. The City is at a point where the Interlocal agreement would be coming behind the dates that those departments actually took those services on. Mayor Gibson asked if it really mattered to reference to dates? If the City gives notice within the 45 days, it really wouldn't matter what the dates are. She related that Regular Council Minutes 6 October 22,2003 the City could run into any kind of problem, and the date would not be something with, which we need to deal. She opined that the 45 days resumption would be sufficient and recommended taking the dates out. Interim City Manager Curry said that as long as that works for the County she certainly did not have a problem with it. Councilmember Braynon asked if the City needed to go pass the October ls` date and couldn't take over on October 1 S`would the City have to go to the County and create a new agreement, and if the City took the dates out, does that mean the City would not have to create a new agreement. Interim City Attorney Ottinot pointed out that the agreement has a modification clause that specifies that if the City has a desire to continue the agreement they have to provide time, and a sufficient amount of notice that they want to extend the agreement beyond October 1, 2004. It has all those provisions built in to cover both sides. Mr. Morris the Budget Director for Miami-Dade County was afforded an opportunity for comments as it related to the budget and the accounting of revenues and expenditures. He related that some revenues are more difficult to estimate until better information from the franchises and utilities taxes, better information through the State and telecommunication tax are received. Some of that information has a significant lag to it because the County just as the City has to wait until they can get better information. At the conclusion of this discussion it was moved by Councilmember Pritchett, seconded by Councilmember Braynon to defer items 9B,9C and 9D until agreements in final form are presented for consideration by the Council. This motion carried by a 7-0 vote. 9C) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, PRELIMINARILY APPROVING AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY AND THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS FOR LOCAL POLICE SERVICES, ATTACHED AS EXHIBIT "A"; AUTHORIZING THE INTERIM CITY MANAGER AND THE INTERIM CITY ATTORNEY TO NEGOTIATE THE TERMS OF THE INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT TO BE APPROVED IN ITS FINAL FORM AT A FUTURE COUNCIL MEETING; PROVIDNG AN EFFECTIVE DATE. 9D) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, PRELIMINARY APPROVING AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY AND THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS FOR SPECIALIZED POLICE SERVICES, ATTACHED AS EXHIBIT "A"; AUTHORIZING THE INTERIM CITY MANAGER AND THE INTERIM CITY ATTORNEY TO NEGOTIATE THE TERMS OF THE INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT TO BE APPROVED Regular Council Minutes 7 October 22,2003 IN ITS FINAL FORM AT A FUTURE COUNCIL MEETING; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. 10. REPORTS OF INTERIM CITY MANAGER Interim City Manager Curry indicated that only reason this item was on tonight's agenda is because the workshop was not an official meeting, and she thought that the items from the workshop needed to be a part of the record. She further related that the City did not have any cash or any revenues in for 03/04. She related that in fiscal year 02/03 this City collected about two million dollars in revenues. Above and beyond what the City spent in excess of revenues received. The City collected those revenues and based on what the County is saying that money is due to them. She emphasized that those revenues should be isolated so whenever it is time for the City to pay the County, if those revenues plus whatever the shortfall is that is due to the County, and if the City started to use those revenues in any significant way the City will owe the 4.3 million plus those other revenues collected that are due to offset services provided by Miami-Dade County. She further indicated that the City has a very serious cash flow issue. Councilmember Braynon asked for clarification as to whether this meant that the City has a cash flow problem, and whether this meant that the City was on a financial freeze. He questioned whether the City was spending into the deficit. Interim City Manager Curry indicated that the City was spending into the deficit. She reiterated that she wanted to make it clear that the State Revenue Sharing check in the amount of two hundred twenty eight thousand dollars is due within the next few days. That money is the cash flow for the City. She related that the City did not have any revenues from the County because the way they look at it, is that we owe them. So they are not going to release any revenue that they've collected for the City to the City. They are holding those revenues. Interim City Manager Curry further made clear that in Fiscal Year 02/03 the County collected revenues for the City. The City also collected revenues because of its establishment as a City. The balance of revenues in 02/03, which is about two million nine, of that, two million was collected to help offset services provided by the County. If the City doesn't consider that two million dollars as money to be used to help offset those services and start using those funds, then the deficit widens from 4.3 million dollars to 6.3 million dollars.. lOB)RECOMMENDATION FOR GOVERNMENT CONSULTANT Interim City Manager Curry recommended that the Board not award anything for the Government lobbyist in Tallahassee, and reject all proposals based on the financial situation of the City. Mr. Richard Miller further expounded on this process and indicated that the City received six proposals to provide government representation for Tallahassee based on the RFQ. The Selection Committee rated the proposals and was prepared to make a Regular Council Minutes g October 22,2003 recommendation prior to the budget workshop last week when the financial conditions were set forth by the Interim City Manager. And based upon those recommendations, the Interim City Manager decided to recommend to the Board that all of the proposals be rejected, and that the City would not go forward with seeking government representation in terms of the money included in the budget. It was moved by Councilmember Pritchett, seconded by Councilmember Bratton to accept the recommendation of the Interim City Manager. Motion carried by a 7-0 vote. Notification would be sent out to the six companies. 10C) CITY LOGO/SEAL RECOMMENDATION Mr. Miller provided a report and recommendation for the City's Logo/Seal. He indicated that some of the input from individuals submitting designs cited: 1) The complexity of designing a logo without specific instructions from a client; 2) the difficulty in understanding what concepts should be emphasized in the logo; 3) designs should be reviewed from various size considerations; 4) how would the logo look in black and white; 5) how would the logo look reduced to the size of what appears on letterhead; and 6)the limited time frame of the logo search process. No action was taken by the Council on the recommendation made by staff. It was moved by Councilmember Bratton, seconded by Councilmember Pritchett to direct staff to meet with each Council member to get their direction on the logo/seal design. Motion carried by a 7-0 vote. 10D) RECOMMENDATION FOR GOVERNMENT OFFICE SPACE (ITEM TO BE DELIVERED PRIOR TO COUNCIL MEETING) Interim City Manager Curry recommended that staff be authorized to negotiate with the Golden Glades Association, LLD in an effort to secure a lease for permanent office space. She further recommended that G.D. Ross Properties be utilized as the second option in the event that favorable terms cannot be secured with Golden Glades Association, LLD. Interim City Manager Curry indicated that Ross Properties had filed a protest with the City contesting. She recommended that the City waive this bid protest proceeding. Interim City Attorney Ottinot recommended not moving forward with this item until he's had an opportunity to respond. By unanimous consent by' the City Council this item was deferred to the November 5, 2003 City Council meeting. 10E)TRANSITION STATUS REPORT Interim City Manager Curry reported that she along with Mr. Miller have been working with Bryan Finnie from the Community Development Block Grant Program in an effort to isolate some grant money for the City of Miami Gardens. Mr. Finnie's office Regular Council Minutes 9 October 22,2003 is working on recommendations as it relates to the City of Miami Gardens as an Empowerment area. Mr. Miller will be providing this information to Council. Councilmember Bratton inquired about the status of the zip code for Miami Gardens. Mr. Green indicated that he'd not checked up on this issue due to budgetary issues. However this matter would be taken care of at his earliest convenience. Councilmember Pritchett referenced the Communication Service Tax item listed under the City Manager's Transition Status Report. She questioned if this item can be placed on the November 5, 2003 Agenda to address the recommendation of re-adopting the ordinance before the emergency provision expired in February 2004. Interim City Attorney Ottinot was directed to draft appropriate legislation for the November 5, 2003 Council meeting addressing the Communication Service Tax Ordinance. Councilmember Bratton shared that he'd received complaints from residents stating that they'd visited the Administrative Office on last evening to attend the Citizens Advisory Committee to Select a City Manager and found the gate locked. Mr. Green related that he was in attendance at last night's meeting. However, he could not attest to the fact that the gates were locked because there were people in attendance at the meeting. He said that as far as he could tell the gates weren't closed until after the meeting was done. Interim City Manager Curry apologized for this inconvenience. Mayor Gibson indicated that something could have happened. It could have been something technical. She shared that when she left all the gates were opened. 11. REPORTS OF MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEMBERS Councilmember Pritchett asked for a copy of Mr. Colin Baenziger's contract including the list of services he is providing. Interim City Manager Curry was directed to provide this information to Councilmember Pritchett on the following day. Vice Mayor Campbell related that due to the budget situation one of the recommendations made was the creation of a Revenue Enhancement Advisory Committee. He then moved the City of Miami Gardens establish a Revenue Enhancement Advisory Committee. The primary objectives of the Committee shall be as follows: To evaluate the adequacy of the City's existing revenue structure. To identify, analyze, and assess new sources for additional revenues. To direct their analysis and assessment toward enhancing the City's revenue system, and to explore the various methods for revenue collection and accounting. Regular Council Minutes 10 October 22,2003 Vice Mayor Campbell further proposed that the Committee be composed of no more than nine individuals with expertise including but not limited to municipal finance, operations, management, and economic development, but specifically excluding governmental and political lobbyist. That the Council establishes a method for selecting committee members. That the Mayor be authorized to establish a commencement to Sunset period. This motion was seconded by Councilmember Bratton. The Committee would consist of seven members with each Councilmember making an appointment. It was moved by Councilmember King, seconded by Councilmember Pritchett to advertise the meetings of the Revenue Enhancement Advisory Committee. This motion carried by a 6-1 vote. Councilmember Braynon voted"no". At the conclusion of this discussion the motion carried by a 7-0 vote. This Advisory Committee would be governed by the Sunshine law. 11A) GENERAL REPORTS FROM MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEMBERS 12. REQUESTS, PETITIONS & OTHER COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE PUBLIC: 12A) PUBLIC COMMENTS—20 MINUTES Ms. Barbara Jordan of 2251 NW 188h Terrace appeared before the City Council to express her views about the budget and the financial situation of the City. Ms. Robin Beamon of 15820 NW 37th Avenue appeared before the City Council to express her views about the budget and the reduction of services. Mr. Allen C. Starke of 1604 NW 189h Terrace appeared before the City Council to express his views about Vice Mayor Campbell's Letter to the Editor. Mr. Anselm Smith of 721 NW 1870' Drive appeared before the City Council to express his views about the City's financial situation. Ms. Lanette B. Jones of 18611 NW 8th Court appeared before the City Council to express her views about the proposed budget. Mr. Stanley McKnight of 3852 NW 210 Street appeared before the City Council to express his views about item 7A. Ms. Janice Coakley of 19681 NW 33 d Avenue appeared before the City Council to express her views about the budget. Regular Council Minutes 11 October 22,2003 Ms. Sharon Frazier-Stephens of 145 NE 193`d Street appeared before the City Council to express her views about the rumors and the City's budget. Mr. Thomas Jones of 1723 NW 192nd Street appeared before the City Council to express his views about decorum and the manner in which the Council meetings are conducted. Mr. Oliver Gilbert of 17621 NW 23`d Avenue appeared before the City Council to express his views about decorum during the Council meetings. There, being no further business to come before this Body the meeting adjourned at 11:21 p.m. Approved i Attest ASjt6"rl6, i son, Mayor Ronetta Taylor, CM City Clerk Regular Council Minutes 12 October 22,2003