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I WILL NOW CALL THIS MEETING OF FEBRUARY TWENTY SEVENTH ORDER. WE PLEASE CALL

[Call to Order]

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ROLL. COMMISSIONER BOLTON. GOOD MORNING COMMISSIONER FISHMAN. GOOD MORNING. VICE MAYOR FLACCO. GOOD MORNING. MAYOR. GOOD MORNING. COMMISSIONER GALEN I UNDERSTAND IS RUNNING LATE. YES HE WILL BE HERE SOON. LIKE TO ASK COMMISSIONER BOLTON TO LEAD US IN THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE. PLEASE STAND. I PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE. TO THE FLAG. OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. AND THIS IS A VERY BRIGHT LIGHT LOOK WHICH IT STANDS ONE NATION UNDER GOD INDIVISIBLE WITH LIBERTY AND JUSTICE FOR ALL WITHOUT BREAKING. THE BANK. DID THEY GIVE YOU THE. LADIES AND GENTLEMEN IT'S ABSOLUTELY

[1. PROCLAMATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS:]

WONDERFUL TO BE HERE WITH YOU TODAY. I'M GOING TO DO TWO THINGS. TAKE A MARRIED MOMENT OF PERSONAL PRIVILEGE TO SAY THANK YOU TO EACH AND EVERY ONE OF YOU YOU'VE BEEN WONDERFUL. I APPRECIATE THE LOVE SUPPORT ALL THE WELL-WISHERS YOU'VE GIVEN ME HAVE ACTUALLY MADE A VERY BIG DIFFERENCE ON SOME VERY UNHAPPY DAYS BUT THANKFULLY THEY'RE GOING TO BE FLEETING. AND THIS WHILE IT'S A LITTLE BIT OF A LONG PROCESS I'M GOING TO GET THROUGH THIS JUST FINE. SO PLEASE FORGIVE ME IF I DON'T HUG YOU AND GIVE YOU A KISS AND SHAKE YOUR HAND AND DO ALL THE NORMAL THINGS I NORMALLY DO WITH YOU. I'M UNFORTUNATELY WHAT THEY CALL A LITTLE BIT IMMUNE SENSITIVE. SO I JUST NEED TO BE SAFE. BUT PLEASE KNOW I'M GIVING YOU HUGS BACK AND I'M SO GRATEFUL FOR ALL OF YOU. SO ON THAT. AND SOME OF YOU MAY HAVE NOTICED EVERY ONCE IN A WHILE EITHER THE VICE MAYOR OR COMMISSIONER FISHMAN WILL PULL MY HAIR IF I GET TOO CLOSE BECAUSE I'M NOT SUPPOSED TO SAY I DON'T WANT TO I'M A HANDFUL TODAY I'M GOING TO TAKE OUT OF ORDER I WOULD LIKE TO MOVE THE FEBRUARY EMPLOYEE SERVICE AWARDS FIRST. SO I WOULD LIKE TO START WITH OUR FIVE YEAR AWARDS MAXINE CALLOWAY DIRECTOR OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT. I'M THE ONE YOU'RE SKIPPING.

SHE THOUGHT YOU MUST COME OVER HERE AND HUG ME AND GIVE HIM EVERYBODY ELSE. GET I KERRY'S LIPS. HOW LONG DOES THAT MAKE YOU. MICHAEL'S MCCLUSKEY IS NOT AVAILABLE NOT HERE TODAY BUT WE THANK HIM FOR HIS FIVE YEARS OF SERVICE GROUNDSKEEPER ONE PUBLIC SERVICES. NEXT. WE HAVE TROY AMBROSE UTILITY SERVICES WORKER 3 PUBLIC SERVICES. CONGRESSIONAL. ALL RIGHT. JUSTIN BARNABY RECREATION PROGRAM. APPLAUSE. SO.

GRADUALLY. YEAH. ALL RIGHT. SO. YOU'RE. A BUS DRIVER. YOU THINK. ALL RIGHT. I'M HAVING TROUBLE WITH THIS ONE. TEN YEARS. ORLANDO TORRES ACCOUNTING CLERK FINANCES.

BUDDY. I TRY TO MOVE OVER TO THE. ALL RIGHT. FIFTEEN YEARS. KEVIN GERSTEIN

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LIEUTENANT PARAMEDIC FIRE RESCUE. I BELIEVE THEY CAN COME THROUGH HERE. I TRY TO MAKE IT SO MY ROOM SO WE CAN HAVE MORE ABOUT. DANIEL GUTIERREZ. CAPTAIN OUR MEDIC FIRE RESCUE. THANK YOU VERY MUCH. DON'T WORRY AT ALL. I'M JUST CONFUSED. FRANK CAMPO AQUATICS BRAKE TECHNICIAN PUBLIC SERVICES. SPRING MAY FRACTURE HER CHEERING OH OH OH OH OH OH. AND FOR TWENTY FIVE YEARS MURDER ADULTERY ASSISTANCE COORDINATOR PUBLIC SERVICE. REALLY BIG HUG. THANK YOU. THANK YOU EVERYBODY YOU MAKE OUR SAY SO EXCELLENT AND KEEP DOING THE GREAT WORK THAT YOU'RE DOING AND WE SO ARE PROUD OF YOU. THANK YOU VERY MUCH. YOU'RE WELCOME TO STAY. WE HAVE A. BUNCH MORE PROCLAMATIONS OR YOU ARE WELCOME TO MOVE ABOUT THE CABIN. TAKE YOUR PICK. THEY MADE THEIR CHOICE. BUT. I DON'T CARE ABOUT THAT. I GUESS. I SHOULD. SAY. I FAIL. TO.

SEE. WHY YOU SHOULD FACE. FOR. SYLVIA. NOW. ACTUALLY I THINK IT'S JUST US. THAT.

PERSON. PRESIDENT GIVING THE. MACHINE. AN. ASK. HERE. OVER THERE. ALL RIGHT. WE ARE NOW READY TO START THE REST OF OUR PROCLAMATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS AND FIRST UP WE'LL BE PRESENTATION OF CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION FOR SYLVIA KARIBU. BY VSO CAPTAIN NEIL GLASSMAN. AS. I THIS AFTERNOON. I'M SO SORRY. I MISPRONOUNCED YOUR NAME I'M VERY SORRY. THEY MUST BE. REALLY. MAKES YEARS MIGHT BE SCARY BUT IT IS. THANK YOU. SO BEFORE WE DO THE PROCLAMATION YOU KNOW PROBABLY EVERYBODY

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IN THIS ROOM DIDN'T HEAR ABOUT AN INCIDENT THAT HAPPENED ON JANUARY 30 1ST OF THIS YEAR AND THE REASON THEY DIDN'T HEAR ABOUT AN INCIDENT IS BECAUSE OF OUR HONOREES SYLVIA KARIBU MY SPELLING THE NAME CORRECTLY OR PRONOUNCING THAT CORRECTLY.

SHE'S A SCHOOL BUS DRIVER FOR THE BROWARD COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD AND ON JANUARY 30 1ST 2019. ABOUT THE EIGHT THOUSAND BLOCK OF NORTHWEST SIXTY FIRST STREET HERE IN TAMARACK. SHE WAS DRIVING 16 STUDENTS SO THEIR BUS STOPS AND SHE SMELLED SOMETHING THAT DIDN'T SEEM RIGHT AND THEN SHE STARTED SEEING SMOKE AND SHE REALIZED THE BUS WAS CATCHING FIRE. SHE EVACUATED 16 STUDENTS FROM THE BUS JUST BEFORE IT BECAME FULLY ENGULFED AND ONE OF THEIR MOST IMPORTANT ASPECTS OF HER JOB AS I'M SURE SHE'LL TELL YOU IS PROTECTING THE STUDENTS THAT SHE TRANSPORTS AND SHE PERFORMED THAT DAY EXACTLY AS WE WOULD ALL HOPE THAT THESE CUSTODIANS OF OUR CHILDREN WOULD. AND FOR THAT MYSELF AND CHIEF CELLS OF THE TAMARACK FIRE RESCUE WOULD LIKE TO PRESENT YOU WITH THIS CERTIFICATE OF APPRECIATION TO YOU SYLVIA CARABALLO AND THEY HAVE THE BROWARD SHERIFF'S OFFICE CITY OF TAMPA ACT THIS CERTIFICATE IS PRESENTED IN APPRECIATION FOR YOUR COURAGEOUS AND SELFLESS ACT. ON JANUARY 30 FIRST TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN. GREAT JOB AND THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR WHAT YOU DID. I WOULD LIKE TO THANK EVERYONE FOR ALL THAT YOU DO. I LOVE OUR CITY. THIS IS MY CITY TOO. AND YOU'RE DOING AN AMAZING AMAZING JOB. LOVE YOU ALL. SOMETHING CONFIRMATION THAT WAS FROM THIS IS FROM YOUR CITY. ALL RIGHT. SO WHEREAS RISKING ONE'S OWN LIFE TO SAVE A FELLOW PERSON REPRESENTS THE HIGHEST PRINCIPLES OF HUMAN PLANETARY ISN'T. CITIZENSHIP AND PUBLIC SERVICE. AND WHEREAS ON THE AFTERNOON OF JANUARY 31 20 19 SYLVIA CARRILLO AN EMPLOYEE OF THE SCHOOL BOARD OF BROWARD COUNTY AS A BUS OPERATOR WAS TRANSPORTING 16 STUDENTS AND WHEREAS SHE STARTED TO SMELL A STRANGE ODOR AND OBSERVED SMOKE AND WAS ABLE TO QUICKLY EVACUATE ALL THE STUDENTS FROM THE BUS JUST BEFORE IT BECAME FULLY ENGULFED IN FIRE. AND WHEREAS SYLVIA CAROB IS SELFLESS ACTION IS CREDITED WITH SAVING THE LIVES OF 16 CHILDREN. NOW THEREFORE I MICHELE J. GOMEZ ON BEHALF OF THE CITY COMMISSION IN THE CITY OF TAMARA HEREBY PROCLAIM FEBRUARY 27 2019 AS SYLVIA CARE OF A DAY CARE SORRY IN THE CITY OF TAMARACK. IN RECOGNITION OF YOUR HEROISM AND CONCERN FOR YOUR FELLOW PEOPLE. THANK YOU VERY MUCH. ATTENTION. YOU'RE WELCOME TO SAY ANYTHING IF YOU WISH OR WOUND UP GOVERNMENT NUMBERS THANK YOU FOR FOR THIS. THIS IS REALLY UNEXPECTED. I ONLY DID WHAT I WAS TRAINED TO DO THIS. THIS WAS A DUTY CALL LIKE LIKE EACH AND EVERY ONE OF YOU DO EVERY DAY. SO THANKS AGAIN FOR HAVING ME. I APPRECIATE YOU AND LOVE.

I LOVE THIS CITY. I LOVE THIS CITY. THANK YOU FOR HAVING ME TODAY. BE SAFE. HAVE A GOOD DAY. THANKS. BECAME YOU A TISSUE. THE NEXT PROCLAMATION HAS BEEN REQUESTED BY COMMISSIONER GALEN WHEREAS ON FEBRUARY 1 2019 THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA WILL HAVE EXPERIENCED MORE GUN DEATHS THAN ANY OTHER HIGH INCOME NATION EXPERIENCES IN AN ENTIRE YEAR. AND WHEREAS IN A RECENT NATIONAL POLL 58 PERCENT OF ALL ADULT RESPONSE RESPONDENTS REPORTED THAT THEY OR SOMEONE THEY CARE FOR HAD EXPERIENCED GUN VIOLENCE IN THEIR LIFETIME AND MORE THAN TWENTY TWO THOUSAND AMERICANS DIE FROM FIREARM SUICIDE EVERY YEAR LEAVING COUNTLESS AMERICANS TO GRIEVE THE DEATH OF THEIR LOVED ONES. AND WHEREAS EVERY YEAR APPROXIMATELY ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND AMERICANS SURVIVE A GUNSHOT WOUND AND ARE FACED WITH A LIFELONG PROCESS OF PHYSICAL AND EMOTIONAL HEALING AS WELL AS A HEAVY ECONOMIC COST FOR BOTH SURVIVORS

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COMMUNITIES AND SOCIETY AS A WHOLE. AND WHEREAS FIREARMS ARE THE SECOND LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH FOR CHILDREN AND TEENS AND THE FIRST LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH FOR BLACK CHILDREN AND TEENS IN U.S. EVERY YEAR NEARLY 3000 CHILDREN AND TEENS ARE SHOT AND KILLED APPROXIMATELY FIFTEEN THOUSAND SIX HUNDRED SHOT AND INJURED AN AVERAGE YEAR OF TEN THOUSAND THREE HUNDRED VIOLENT HATE CRIMES INVOLVE A GUN MORE THAN 28 EACH DAY AND THE VAST MAJORITY OF HATE CRIMES ARE DIRECTED AGAINST COMMUNITIES OF COLOR RELIGIOUS MINORITIES AND LGBTQ PEOPLE. AND NOW THEREFORE I'M MICHEL J.

GOMEZ ON BEHALF OF THE CITY COMMISSION HERE DUBAI PROCLAIMED THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 20 19 AS GUN VIOLENCE SURVIVORS MONTH TO HONOR AND REMEMBER ALL VICTIMS AND SURVIVORS OF GUN VIOLENCE AND TO DECLARE THAT AS A COUNTRY WE MUST DO SOMETHING MORE TO REDUCE GUN VIOLENCE BY SUPPORTING SENSIBLE GUN LAWS SUCH AS STRENGTHENING BACKGROUND CHECKS AND DISARMING MESSICK ABUSERS. ALL RIGHT. THIS PROCLAMATION HAS BEEN REQUESTED BY KEITH GLASS PURCHASING CRAFT CONTRACTS MANAGER THANK YOU FOR JOINING US. WHEREAS A PUBLIC PROCUREMENT PROFESSION PLAYS A SIGNIFICANT ROLE IN THE EFFICIENCY AND EFFECTIVENESS OF GOVERNMENT OPERATIONS. AND IN ADDITION TO THE PURCHASE OF GOODS AND SERVICES PURCHASING ENGAGES IN OR HAS DIRECT RESPONSIBILITY FOR FUNCTIONS SUCH AS EXECUTING IMPLEMENTING AND ADMINISTERING CONTRACTS AND DEVELOPING WORKING RELATIONSHIPS WITH SUPPLIERS AND OTHER DEPARTMENTS WITHIN THE ORGANIZATION AND THE PUBLIC PROCUREMENT PROFESSION IN THE CITY OF. GOVERNMENT AND AN OTHER PUBLIC AND PRIVATE ORGANIZATIONS HAS A TREMENDOUS INFLUENCE ON THE ECONOMIC CONDITIONS IN THE UNITED STATES WITH A CUMULATIVE PURCHASING POWER RUNNING INTO THE BILLIONS OF DOLLARS. AND THE PURCHASING AND CONTRACTS DIVISION IN THE CITY OF TAMARACK IS COMMITTED TO EXCELLENCE. ALWAYS IN THE LOGISTICAL AND OPERATIONAL SUPPORT OF ALL DEPARTMENTS WITHIN THE CITY AND THE PURCHASING CONTRACTS DIVISION IN THE CITY OF TAMARACK RECOGNIZES SUPPORTS AND PRACTICES THE PUBLIC PROCUREMENT VALUES AND GUIDING PRINCIPLES OF ACCOUNTABILITY ETHICS IMPARTIALITY PROFESSIONALISM SERVICE AND TRANSPARENCY ESTABLISHED BY THE END IGP THE INSTITUTE FOR PUBLIC PROCUREMENT AS FUNDAMENTAL TENANTS OF THE PUBLIC PROCUREMENT PROFESSION AND WHEREAS IN IGP HAS PROCLAIMED THE MONTH OF MARCH AS PROCUREMENT MONTH TO FURTHER EXPAND THE AWARENESS OF PURCHASING PROFESSIONALS ROLE TO GOVERNMENTAL OFFICIALS THE GENERAL PUBLIC BUSINESS AND CORPORATE LEADERS. NOW THEREFORE I AM MICHEL J. GOMES MAYOR OF THE CITY OF TAMARACK. ON BEHALF OF CAP THAT OUR COMMISSION PROCLAIM MARCH 20 19 AS PROCUREMENT MONTH IN TAMARACK AND I URGE ALL CITIZENS TO JOIN THE CITY COMMISSION IN RECOGNIZING THE ROLE OF THE PUBLIC PROCUREMENT PROFESSION WITHIN BUSINESS INDUSTRY AND GOVERNMENT. THANK YOU. AND I GIVE YOU HUGS VIRTUAL FIST. YOU SAY YOU FEEL MUCH AND I JUST WANT TO THANK THE COMMISSION FOR THEIR SUPPORT AS WELL AS OUR DEPARTMENT DIRECTOR OF FINANCIAL SERVICES MR. MASON OVER THERE IN THE CORNER. AND I WONDER RECOGNIZE YOUR PROCUREMENT STAFF THAT WORKS VERY HARD EVERY DAY TO MAKE SURE THAT WE DO THE BEST JOB FOR OUR TAXPAYERS REMAIN TRANSPARENT AND FAIR TO EVERYONE. AND I HAVE WITH A SENIOR PROCUREMENT SPECIAL STANDARD ROSEWOOD ASCII AND OUR BUYER AND MARIE CORBETT. AND. ALISHA SINCLAIR IS ACTUALLY BACK IN THE OFFICE KEEPING THINGS RUNNING. SO THANK YOU. YEAH. YEAH SURE. BUCKET. THAT'S. WE ALL BUMP ALONG TOGETHER. THIS PROCLAMATION WAS REQUESTED BY COMMISSIONER YELLEN. WHEREAS THE YEAR RETURN GONNA 2019 IS A MAJOR LANDMARK CAMPAIGN TARGETING THE AFRICAN-AMERICAN AND DISPARATE MARKET TO 400 YEARS OF THE FIRST ENSLAVED AFRICANS ARRIVING IN JAMESTOWN VIRGINIA AND THE YEAR OF RETURN SEEKS TO MAKE GHANA THE FOCUS FOR MILLIONS OF AFRICAN DESCENDANTS REACTING TO THEIR MARGINALIZATION BY TRACING THEIR ANCESTRY AND IDENTITY BY THIS. GHANA BECOMES THE BEACON FOR AFGHAN PEOPLE LIVING IN THE ON THE CONTINENT AND IN THIS BORAH AND GHANA'S UNIQUE POSITION AS A LOCATION FOR THE MAJORITY OF THE SLAVE DUNGEONS BUILT ON THE WEST COAST OF AFRICA AND THE

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CURRENT GHANAIAN PRESIDENT'S POLICY OF MAKING IT A NATIONAL PRIORITY TO EXTEND THE HAND OF WELCOME BACK TO THE HOME TO AFRICANS IN THE DUST BORER CANNOT BE OVEREMPHASIZED AND WHEREAS EVEN MORE IMPORTANT IS A RECOGNITION OF GHANA AS A BEACON OF HOPE FOR AFRICAN PEOPLE LIVING ON THE CONTINENT. AND IN THIS FORA. THIS STATUSES ARE NOT BY COINCIDENCE BUT BY A CONSCIOUS EFFORT TO VALIDATE THE STRUGGLES STRENGTHS AND LINKAGES BETWEEN AFRICAN DESCENDANTS ON A PAN AFRICAN SCALE. NOW THEREFORE I AM MICHEL J GOMES MAYOR ON BEHALF OF THE COMMISSION OF TAMARACK FLORIDA DO HEREBY PROCLAIM 2019 AS A YEAR OF RETURN. GHANA TWENTY NINETEEN.

APPROACHES. LIKE IT'S GONNA MAKE A COUPLE OF COMMENTS SO FIRST ON THE FIRST RESOLUTION WE TALKED ABOUT THE STUDENTS THAT PASSED AWAY OUR APARTMENT UNFORTUNATELY THERE'S AN ORGANIZATION CALLED TEAM TRACE THAT'S TRACING STUDENTS WHO'VE BEEN KILLED SINCE PARK LANE TWELVE HUNDRED STUDENTS HAVE BEEN KILLED SINCE THAT'S 12 MONTHS SINCE PARKLAND AND THEY'VE ASSIGNED STUDENTS TO FOLLOW THE STORIES OF THESE TOP HUNDRED AMERICAN KIDS WHO'VE BEEN KILLED SO THREE HUNDRED SIBLINGS THIRTY ARTISTS EIGHTY INFANTS AND TODDLERS. ONE HUNDRED JOKESTERS 60 YOUNG PARENTS TWO ATHLETES 40 COLLEGE BOUND SENIORS 30 ADVENTURERS 80 MUSICIANS 40 COMMUNITY VOLUNTEERS 50 GAMERS 30 DANCERS 90 STORIES LEFT TO TELL. SO THEY HAVE STUDENTS KIND OF ACTING AS JOURNALISTS FOLLOWING UP THESE FAMILIES AND YOU KNOW TELLING A STORY BEHIND THESE LIVES AT A LOSS. I THINK WE REALLY NEED TO TAKE SERIOUSLY. GUN VIOLENCE GUN AWARENESS AND PUTTING RESPONSIBLE LAWS IN PLACE AND THEN I WAS FORTUNATE TO STUDY ABROAD IN GHANA WEST AFRICA. IN 1998 MY WIFE AND I WENT BACK IN 2008 IT'S A GREAT COUNTRY GREAT CITY AND I WOULD JUST ENCOURAGE EVERYONE TO MAKE THAT PART OF YOUR FUTURE PLANS. THE NEXT ONE IS ALSO REQUESTED BY COMMISSIONER GALEN. WHEREAS THE FUTURE IS TO A LARGE EXTENT DEPEND ON THE GOOD HEALTH OF OUR FAMILIES. GOOD HEALTH CAN BE ACHIEVED IN PART THROUGH GOOD DENTAL HABITS LEARNED EARLY AND REINFORCED THROUGHOUT LIFE AND DENTAL DISEASE CAN LEAD TO DIFFICULTY EATING SLEEPING PAYING ATTENTION IN SCHOOL AND SMILING AND WHEREAS BY PARTICIPATING IN THE ANNUAL CELEBRATION OF NATIONAL CHILDREN'S HEALTH MONTH MEMBERS OF THE DENTAL TEAM PARENTS TEACHERS AND OTHERS CAN HELP KEEP CHILDREN SMILES BEAUTIFUL NOW AND FOR YEARS TO COME. NOW THEREFORE I'M MICHEL J. GOMES MAYOR OF THE CITY OF TAMARACK ON BEHALF OF OUR COMMISSION DO HEREBY PROCLAIM THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2019 AS CHILDREN'S DENTAL HEALTH MONTH AND URGE THAT ALL CITIZENS AND COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS JOIN IN THIS OBSERVANCE. ANOTHER ONE REQUESTED BY COMMISSIONER YELLEN WHEREAS EVERY 43 SECONDS SOMEONE IN THE UNITED STATES SUFFERS A HEART ATTACK MANY OF WHICH ARE FATAL AND AFFECTING PEOPLE OF ALL RACES AND ETHNICITIES CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE IS THE SINGLE LEADING CAUSE OF DEATH FOR BOTH MEN AND WOMEN AND IS RESPONSIBLE FOR ONE IN THREE DEATHS EACH YEAR AND EVERY PERSON CAN TAKE STEPS TO REDUCE THE RISK FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH HEART DISEASE IN THEMSELVES AND IN THOSE THEY ARE ABOUT WHETHER THEY ARE PARENTS CARETAKERS OR FRIENDS. BY ENCOURAGING HEALTHY EATING PHYSICAL ACTIVITY AND DISCOURAGING THE USE OF TOBACCO. WHEREAS TESTING CHOLESTEROL LEVELS FOR INDIVIDUALS PARTICULARLY VULNERABLE TO HEART DISEASE AND CHECKING BLOOD PRESSURE REGULARLY ARE BOTH CRITICAL PREVENTATIVE MEASURES FOR DETECTING HEART DISEASE EARLY ON. NOW THEREFORE I MICHEL J. GOMEZ MAYOR OF THE CITY OF TAMARACK. ON BEHALF OF OUR COMMISSION DO HEREBY PROCLAIM THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2019 AS AMERICAN HEART MONTH AND REMEMBER THOSE WE HAVE LOST. THIS IS A DEVASTATING DISEASE. PROMOTE HEALTHY LIFESTYLES THAT MITIGATE ITS IMPACTS AND PLEDGE TO CONTINUE OUR FIGHT AGAINST IT. AND I WILL SAY MIKE ON BEHALF OF MYSELF AND MY GRANDMA THANK YOU VERY MUCH. THIS ONE WAS ALSO REQUESTED BY COMMISSIONER GILLEN. WHEREAS HIV STANDS FOR HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS IT IS A VIRUS THAT CAN LEAD TO ACQUIRED IMMUNE DEFICIENCY SYNDROME OR AIDS IF NOT TREATED. UNLIKE SOME OTHER VIRUSES THE HUMAN BODY CAN'T GET RID OF HIV COMPLETELY. EVEN WITH TREATMENT AND NO EFFECTIVE CURE CURRENTLY EXISTS BUT WITH PROPER MEDICAL CARE. HIV CAN BE CONTROLLED. AND AIDS IS THE MOST SEVERE PHASE OF HIV INFECTION. PEOPLE WITH AIDS HAVE SUCH BADLY DAMAGED IMMUNE SYSTEMS THAT THEY GET AN INCREASINGLY NUMBER OF SEVERE ILLNESSES CALLED OPPORTUNISTIC INFECTIONS AND WITHOUT TREATMENT. HIV ADVANCES IN STAGES OVERWHELMING YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM AND GETTING WORSE OVER TIME. THE THREE STAGES OF HIV INFECTION ARE ONE ACUTE HIV INFECTION TWO CLINICAL LATENCY AND THREE AIDS ACQUIRED

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IMMUNODEFICIENCY SYNDROME. AND WHEREAS BY USING HIV MEDICINES CALLED ANTIVIRAL THERAPY OR ART CONSISTENTLY YOU CAN PREVENT AIDS FROM PROGRESSING TO HIV FROM PROGRESSING TO AIDS. ART HELPS CONTROL THE VIRUS SO THAT YOU CAN LIVE LONGER HEALTHIER LIFE AND GREATLY REDUCES THE RISK OF TRANSMITTING HIV TO OTHERS. NOW THEREFORE I'M MICHEL J. GOMES MAYOR OF THE CITY OF TAMARA ON BEHALF OF OUR COMMISSION DO HEREBY PROCLAIM FEBRUARY 7 2019 AS NATIONAL BLACK HIV AIDS AWARENESS DAY AND CALL ON GOVERNMENT LEADERS TO INCREASE HIV EDUCATION TESTING COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT AND TREATMENT AMONG BLACK COMMUNITIES AND ACTUALLY FOR ANYBODY WHO MIGHT BE IN ANY KIND OF RELATIONSHIP OR BE IN ANY SITUATION WHERE THEY MIGHT BE IN A GREATER RISK. PLEASE GET TESTED. THANK YOU. AND OUR LAST ONE I BELIEVE FOR THE DAY IT WAS ALSO REQUESTED BY COMMISSIONER GALEN AN ESTIMATED NINETY NINE POINT FIVE MILLION PEOPLE WORLDWIDE ARE EXPECTED TO DIE FROM CANCER IN 2018 OR WERE EXPECTED TO DIE FROM CANCER IN 2018. ABOUT 26000 CANCER DEATHS A DAY AND THAT NUMBER IS PREDICTED TO GROW. AND PEOPLE CAN HELP THEMSELVES BY MAKING HEALTHY LIFESTYLE CHOICES THAT INCLUDE AVOIDING THE USE OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS GETTING PLENTY OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY EATING A HEALTHY DIET LIMITING ALCOHOL AND STAYING SAFE IN THE SUN. AND PEOPLE CAN ALSO LEARN ABOUT THE SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF CANCER AND EARLY DETECTION GUIDELINES BECAUSE FINDING CANCER EARLY OFTEN MAKES IT EASIER TO TREAT AND PEOPLE CAN EDUCATE THEMSELVES AND OTHERS ABOUT THE LINK BETWEEN CERTAIN LIFESTYLE BEHAVIORS INCLUDING SMOKING POOR DIET AND LACK OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IN CANCER RISK.

AND WHEREAS EVERYONE MUST COMMIT TO SUPPORTING CANCER PATIENTS AND SURVIVORS WITH A PHYSICAL AND EMOTIONAL IMPACTS OF CANCER EVEN AFTER TREATMENT ENDS. NOW THEREFORE I'M MICHELE J. GOMEZ MAYOR OF TAMARACK FIGHTING CANCER. RIGHT NOW I BELIEVE I'VE ALREADY WON. ON BEHALF OF OUR CITY COMMISSION DO HEREBY PROCLAIM FEBRUARY 4 2019 AS REAL CANCER DAY AND CALLING GOVERNMENT LEADERS TO COMMIT ADEQUATE RESOURCES TO REDUCE CANCER DEATH AND PROVIDE A BETTER BETTER QUALITY OF LIFE FOR PATIENTS AND SURVIVORS. AND I WILL ADD THAT YOU DON'T HAVE TO HAVE ANY KIND OF RISK. SOME OF US DON'T SMOKE. SOME OF US WERE ATHLETES WHO CONTINUED TO BE ACTIVE. OKAY. MY DIET MAY CONSIST OF ICE CREAM AND COOKIES THOUGH THAT MAY BE MY DOWNFALL BUT SOME OF US HAVE NO TRACES AND NO KNOWLEDGE SO EARLY DETECTION EARLY DETECTION EARLY DETECTION. IT DOES NOT MATTER. THE PEOPLE WHO ARE RUNNING YOUR TESTS DO NOT CARE WHAT YOU LOOK LIKE. DO NOT BE EMBARRASSED IN THE FEW MINUTES OF BEING UNCOMFORTABLE IS JUST THAT IT'S A FEW MINUTES TO SAVE YOUR LIFE. GET TESTED AND THANK YOU VERY MUCH EVERYBODY. AGAIN. AND NOW FOR THE REST OF OUR SHOW. MICHELLE RIGHT. WE ARE NOW MOVING ON TO OUR COMMISSIONER REPORTS COMMISSIONER BOLTON.

[a. Commissioner Bolton]

GOOD MORNING. WELL I'LL BE SHORT TODAY. LAST NIGHT I HAD THE PRIVILEGE OF BEING WITH SOME OF THE RESIDENTS AT BERMUDA CLUB HAD A VERY GOOD TIME THERE. ALWAYS HAVE HAD A GREAT TIME WITH THE BERMUDA CLUB AND THEY SEND THEIR HUGS AND KISSES. MADAM MAYOR THEY LOVE YOU AS WELL AND THEY MISSED YOU LAST NIGHT. AND SO BECAUSE THIS IS A LONG MORNING ALREADY I'LL YIELD MY TIME. FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO ALWAYS LISTEN TO THE BROADCASTS BUT NEVER HAVE MY CELL PHONE NUMBER IT IS 9 5 4 2 7 5 3 8 5 0 9 5 4 2 7 5 3 8 5 0 AND YOU CAN ALWAYS FOLLOW ME ON FACEBOOK THAT IS FACEBOOK NOT COME FORWARD SLASH COMMISSIONER MARLIN BOLTON. I WOULD BE REMISS TO SAY. THAT THE ONE TIME ROCK FESTIVAL WAS DOWNRIGHT THE BEST EVENT THAT TAMARACK EVER EVER HAD. SO FOR THOSE PEOPLE WHO WERE GAY CAN WE GIVE A ROUND OF APPLAUSE FOR ONE TIME. ROCK.

APPLAUSE. AMAZING EVENT I HEAR OVER 4000 PEOPLE ATTENDED. AND THE FOOD WAS GOOD.

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THOSE FOOD TRUCKS ARE JUST AMAZING. I DON'T KNOW WHERE GREG WARNER SAUCES THOSE AMNESTY AND SAUCES THOSE FOOD TRUCKS. BUT YOU KNOW IT IS ABSOLUTELY AMAZING. AND SO I'M THANKFUL THAT OUR CITY YOU KNOW TOOK THE TIME TO CELEBRATE SUCH AN AUSPICIOUS OCCASION FOR YOU TO CELEBRATE OUR DIVERSITY AND THAT SORT OF STUFF. SO GREAT JOB. EVERYONE WHO WORKED HARD ON THAT EVENT. AND GREG WARNER YOU CONTINUE TO BE THE BEST. ALL RIGHT. THANK YOU MR. BOLTON COMMISSIONER. GOOD MORNING EVERYONE.

[b. Commissioner Gelin]

APOLOGIZE FOR MY TARDINESS BUT I DON'T WANT TO BRING MY SON ON THE DANCE AGAIN THIS MORNING. CONGRATULATIONS TO MAXINE. MICHAEL TROY JUSTIN'S A LARGE FOR THEIR FIVE YEAR AWARDS. ORLANDO FOR THE 10 YEARS MURDER FOR THE 25 YEARS KEVIN DANIEL AND FRANK FOR THE 15 YEARS. I'M SORRY I MISSED THAT. SO JUST MY COMMISH REPORT THIS IS REALLY FROM LAST TIME SINCE WE DIDN'T REALLY GET A CHANCE TO DO IT. I'M GOING TO BREEZE BY IT. IT IS BLACK HISTORY MONTH AND AS COMMISSIONER BOLTON SAID LAST MEETING WAS STARTED BY DR. CARTER G WOODSON START OUT AS A ONE WEEK CELEBRATION AND MOVE TO ONE MONTH IN 1976 JUST A FEW QUOTES ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF HISTORY WHICH WE ALL KNOW. MOST COMMUNITIES DO A GOOD JOB OF HONORING AND RESPECTING THEIR COMMUNITIES AND IN OUR COMMUNITY PROBABLY NEED TO DO A BETTER JOB OF THAT. ANOTHER QUOTE ABOUT WHAT WE NEED TO DO TO IMPROVE OUR OWN PERSONAL LOT. AND THIS REALLY APPLIES TO ANY GROUP TO DO WHAT YOU CAN TO IMPROVE YOUR LOT IN LIFE.

AND THEN FINALLY THE IMPORTANCE OF EDUCATION. WE ALL KNOW THAT AND ALL OF US TRY TO VALUE THE EDUCATION THAT WE GET AND MAKE SURE THAT OUR CHILDREN RECEIVE A QUALITY EDUCATION BECAUSE BASED ON THE QUALITY OF YOUR EDUCATION IT CAN DICTATE WHERE YOUR FUTURE GOES. JUST A FEW QUOTES FROM THE FOUNDER BLACK HISTORY MONTH SINCE WE'RE STILL CELEBRATING AND JUST THE IMPORTANCE OF BLACK HISTORY MONTH. THERE WAS A BIG BIG NEWS ABOUT COOCHIE AN EIGHT HUNDRED NINETY DOLLARS SWEATER THAT THEY MADE WHICH OFFENDED SOME SOME BLACKS AND IN THE NEWS THIS PAST MONTH THERE WAS DISCUSSION IN VIRGINIA ABOUT BLACKFACE AND THESE THINGS THAT WERE GOING ON SO IT JUST HIGHLIGHTS THE IMPORTANCE OF BLACK HISTORY MONTH AND JUST CULTURAL DIVERSITY IN GENERAL. SO GUCCI QUICKLY APOLOGIZED FOR THEIR STATEMENT AND THERE WERE SOME OTHER BRANDS THAT MADE SIMILAR FAULTS. KATY PERRY THEY PULL THEIR SHOES OUT PRADA ANOTHER HIGH BRAND QUALITY BRAND. THEY PULLED THIS THIS THING OUT AND A LOT OF THIS CRITICISM CAME FROM SOCIAL MEDIA JUST REGULAR PEOPLE NOTICING THINGS MAKING COMMENTS. INITIALLY PRADA TRIED TO DEFEND THEMSELVES AND EVENTUALLY THEY PULL THE PRODUCT OUT BUT THERE'S JUST MORE EDUCATION CULTURE EDUCATION ABOUT AFRICAN-AMERICANS AND BLACK HISTORY IN GENERAL THESE THINGS WOULDN'T HAPPEN. SO THERE'S A THERE'S A FASHION DESIGN OUT OF HARLEM NAMED DAPPER DAN WHO HAS A RELATIONSHIP WITH GUCCI THEY PARTNER TOGETHER TO MAKE CLOTHES. AND SO THIS IS HIM 30 YEARS AGO WITH HIM NOW. AND HE CAME OUT WITH A VERY STRONG STATEMENT AGAINST GUCCI GUCCI CAME BACK AND IMMEDIATELY SAID THEY'RE GOING TO RECTIFY THE SITUATION.

THEY'RE GOING TO HIRE SOME PEOPLE RIGHT AWAY. AND THEY REALLY DID A GOOD JOB I'M NOT GOING TO SAY A LOT OF TIME ON THIS BUT IN GENERAL GOOD YOU SAID THAT THEY WILL IMMEDIATELY HIRE FIVE NEW DESIGNERS FROM AROUND THE WORLD TO FILL POSITIONS IN ROME. THEY'RE GOING TO FOCUS ON NEW YORK NAIROBI KENYA NEW DELHI INDIA BEIJING TOKYO. SO ALL OVER THE WORLD THEY'RE GOING TO BRING PEOPLE IN TO MAKE SURE THEY RESPECT THE CULTURE DIVERSITY OF ALL THE CUSTOMERS THAT THEY SERVE BECAUSE THEY THERE. IT IS A GLOBAL BRAND. AND I THINK WHEN SOME OF THESE THINGS HAPPEN THERE IS. A PUBLIC RELATIONS THING TO KIND OF CLEAN THINGS UP. BUT I THINK THEY WERE PRETTY GENUINE IN THEIR RESPONSE. AND JUST JUST THE IMPORTANCE OF BLACKFACE AND WHY IT'S OFFENSIVE TO SOME GROUPS. THIS IS A QUOTE FROM A PROFESSOR FROM WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY. I WON'T READ THE WHOLE THING BUT IT'S JUST THE HISTORY IS OF DEHUMANIZATION DENIED CITIZENSHIP. AND IT REALLY OFFENDS OUR GROUP. AND THEN IT ALSO WAS DEVELOPED AND IN HONORS IT ACTUALLY HONORS JIM CROW WITH HONORS. AND SO YOU KNOW WE JUST NEED TO BE SENSITIVE ABOUT SOME OF THESE THINGS AND TRY NOT TO OFFEND PEOPLE WENT TO JACKSONVILLE FOR THE FLORIDA MUNICIPAL ELECTED OFFICIALS TRAINING. IT WAS A GREAT TRAINING. SPENT THE WEEKEND THERE. SO THAT'S KIND OF WHAT

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MAKES THIS JOB A FULL TIME JOB. I MET WITH OTHER ELECTED OFFICIALS FROM THROUGHOUT THE STATE OF FLORIDA PACKED ROOM. THOSE OF US LOCALLY RICH WALKER FROM PARK LAND JOSHUA SIMMONS FROM CORAL SPRINGS MARYLAND DAVIS FLORIDA LAKES WHO WERE ALL IN ATTENDANCE. THEN IT WAS A GREAT SEMINAR ON FINANCE BUDGETING AND ACCOUNTING FROM BOB EISNER WHO'S EITHER I CAN'T REMEMBER FROM JACKSONVILLE OR THE CITY OF TALLAHASSEE JUST A LITTLE COMMENT OR QUOTE FROM ONE OF HIS SLIDES. YOU KNOW ALL OF US HAVE DIFFERENT EXPERIENCES THAT WE BRING TO THE DAIS. AND SO HE WAS GIVING US HIS EYE ON GOVERNMENT FINANCE. HE PROVIDED THIS QUOTE FROM THOMAS JEFFERSON THAT BASICALLY STATES THAT AS CITIZENS WE SHOULD ALL UNDERSTAND THE FINANCES OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT WHICH IS WHY I ASKED FOR THE POPULAR FINANCIAL REPORT SO THAT OUR RESIDENTS CAN UNDERSTAND HOW OUR FINANCES WORK AND YOU KNOW I JUST WANT TO SHARE SOME TAKEAWAYS THAT I TOOK FROM THE CONFERENCE. I KNOW IN THE PAST OUR COMMISSION WAS CRITICIZED FOR A BIG TRAVEL BUDGET BUT YOU KNOW SOMETIMES CONFERENCES ARE NOT LOCAL. AND IT REQUIRES TRAVEL. BUT I DO THINK IT'S YOU KNOW WE SHOULD COME BACK. TO THE CITY AND TO THE RESIDENTS AND EXPLAIN WHAT WE LEARN. SO SOME OF THE TAKEAWAYS THAT I APPRECIATE IS THE FACT THAT THIS IS A MUNICIPAL CORPORATION AND WE'RE ON THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THIS CORPORATION. OUR JOB IS TO CREATE IMPLEMENT A STRATEGY FOR THIS CITY'S FUTURE AND WE KNOW THAT WE PROVIDE THE VISION AND STAFF EXECUTES THE VISION. WE BEAR THE ULTIMATE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE CITY'S FINANCIAL HEALTH. SO MARK MACY'S IS IN CHARGE BUT YOU KNOW WE'RE RESPONSIBLE WE BECAUSE WE HAVE TO APPROVE WHATEVER IS IS PRESENTED TO US AND WE DO HAVE SOME TOUGH DECISIONS TO MAKE THAT OUR LONG TERM OR PERMANENT. I UNDERSTAND THAT OUR STAFF WORKS FOR ALL OF US AND NOT JUST US INDIVIDUALLY. AND I UNDERSTAND THAT GOVERNMENT IS NOT A BUSINESS AND OPERATES IN A DIFFERENT RULES. OUR CITIZENS ELECTED US TO BECOME THE EXPERT AND WE'RE NOT THE EXPERTS. SO WE DO RELY ON STAFF TO BE THE EXPERTS. AND IT'S IMPORTANT NOT TO BLINDLY FOLLOW PUBLIC OPINION. BUT I ALSO THINK IT'S IMPORTANT TO GET PUBLIC OPINION IT'S IMPORTANT TO GET THEIR FEEDBACK AND INCORPORATE THE RESIDENTS FEEDBACK IN OUR DECISIONS. COMMUNICATION IS IMPORTANT.

IT'S IMPORTANT FOR US TO BE AN INFORMED LEADER AND I THINK I THINK OUR STAFF DOES A GOOD JOB OF KEEPING US INFORMED. AND OF COURSE WE SHOULD HAVE A LOT OF DISCUSSIONS WITH OUR FINANCE DIRECTOR AND CITY MANAGER TO UNDERSTAND THE BUDGET PROCESS AND THIS WILL BE MY FIRST TIME GOING TO THE BUDGET PROCESS. SO I'M LOOKING FORWARD TO IT. WE NEED TO CONTINUE TO BUILD TRUST BETWEEN US AND THE CITIZENS CONSIDER TO BE TRANSPARENT AND BE MORE TRANSPARENT. ASK QUESTIONS I THINK YOU GUYS KNOW I DO ASK A LOT OF QUESTIONS OFFLINE THAT BOTHER ME TOO MUCH. COMPARE OUR CITY TO OTHER COMPARABLE CITIES. RECOGNIZE OUR CITY AND GET WHERE IT IS OVERNIGHT AND IT WON'T CHANGE OVERNIGHT. BILL RELATIONS JUST NOT ENEMIES AND CHALLENGE STAFF WITH NEW IDEAS HOLD THEM ACCOUNTABLE FOR THE RESOURCES THAT ARE ENTRUSTED WITH THEM. AND THAT'S WHAT I TRY TO DO I TRY TO BRING NEW IDEAS AND SOME OF THEM ARE OLD IDEAS OR FRESH IDEAS BUT JUST BRINGING MY PERSPECTIVE TO THE TABLE COOL DIAMOND OVER THERE. RUSS OWN MAYOR OF NEW SMYRNA BEACH. HE WENT TO A COUPLE OF COMMISSION MEETING. REALLY LIKELY HEARD AND RAN FOR MAYOR AND HE WON. I SERVED ON THE MEMBERSHIP CHAIR OF THE BROWARD COUNTY BLACK CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. WE HAD A GREAT EVENT ATTENDED BY OUR REPRESENTATIVE MIKE EATING BARBARA SHAREEF COMMISSIONER DALE HOMELESS. AND IT WAS AN EVENT WHERE WE JUST HELPED BUSINESS OWNERS GET CERTIFIED AS SMALL BUSINESSES WERE BROWARD COUNTY GOVERNMENT. IT WAS A GREAT TURNOUT. AND JUST I WANTED TO TALK ABOUT THE IMPORTANCE OF SMALL BUSINESS. SO ONE OF. THE COUNTY'S GOING TO SPEND THREE MILLION DOLLARS A YEAR AS A RESULT OF THIS TAX. AND THE COUNTY HAS A SMALL BUSINESS GOAL. IT USED TO BE 25 PERCENT. IT'S NOW 30 PERCENT. SO THEIR GOAL IS SO THAT 30 PERCENT OF ALL DOLLARS GO TO SMALL BUSINESSES. THAT EQUATES TO 45 MILLION DOLLARS ANNUALLY THAT GOES TO SMALL BUSINESSES. AND WHY SHOULD WE SUPPORT SMALL BUSINESSES BECAUSE THAT'S THE MAJORITY OF THE STATE. THE MAJORITY OF BROWARD COUNTY HAS BUSINESSES WITH 20 OR FEWER EMPLOYEES. THE MAJORITY OF THE STATE HAS 88 PERCENT 20 OR FEWER EMPLOYEES. IF IF TAMARACK WAS A BUSINESS WE WILL BE CONSIDERED A SMALL EMPLOYEE WITH LESS THAN 500 EMPLOYEES. SO THESE ARE SOME SOME SOME GREAT STATS AND THIS THE REASON WHY I PUSH FOR SMALL BUSINESSES BECAUSE THAT'S THE MAJORITY OF THE COUNTY AND OF THE STATE THESE SOME TAMARA RESIDENTS ARE FIGURE OUT THIS GUY'S NAME BUT HE'S DOING SOMETHING WITH. HE HAS A GOLF PROGRAM WITH THE COLONY WHAT'S GOLF CLUB. A TWEET THAT MICHAEL YOU DON'T SEND OUT. I ALSO WENT TO MIAMI FOR THE HAITIAN AMERICAN PROFESSIONALS COALITION THE MINISTER OF

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HAITIANS LIVING ABROAD WAS THE GUEST SPEAKER. COMMISSIONER BOLTON COMMISSIONER FISHMAN AND I WENT TO THE HISPANIC VOTE EVENT AND THEN THE CITY TAMARA I HAD A GREAT DOMINO'S EVENT. WELL GREAT TURNOUT. THAT'S MICHAEL GARCIA FROM THE HISPANIC VOTE. MAYOR GOMEZ AND MYSELF. MIRAMAR MAYOR IT WAS GREAT TO SEE OTHER ELECTED OFFICIALS IN THE CITY OF TAMARACK GREAT TURNOUT FROM PEOPLE THAT CAME FROM ORLANDO NEW YORK PEOPLE CAME FROM ALL OVER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS DOMINOES TOURNAMENT.

COMMISSIONER FLACCO OR VICE MAYOR BLACK I WAS ALSO IN ATTENDANCE. AND SO IT WAS REALLY BAD IN IN ANY OF THE PICTURES. I WAS IN THE COCONUT CREEK BOAT. BUTTERFLY RUNS. SO WE TALKED ABOUT WORLD CANCER DAY THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING HEALTHY AND FIT.

I'M NOT FAST I THINK LAURA'S FASTER THAN ME AND MICHAEL SEARCHES FASTER THAN ME BUT YOU KNOW I TRY TO STAY HOME IT'S FASTER TO ME TOO. BUT I STILL TRY TO RUN AND STAY IN SHAPE AND ENCOURAGE OTHERS TO DO THAT. I ALSO WENT TO A BLACK HISTORY MONTH CELEBRATION BY THE BROWARD DEMOCRATIC BLACK CAUCUS ADVOCATE WAS THE SPEAKER.

OTHER SPEAKERS THERE MAY OR MSM IN ATTENDANCE A CANDIDATE FOR MAYOR IN CORAL SPRINGS. NANCY MAYOR TERROR GROUP CALLED LOCAL PROGRESS THAT MYSELF AND COMMISSIONER BOLTON ARE MEMBERS OF. SO JUST OTHERS IN ATTENDANCE HERE I'LL FLY BY. I WANT TO TAKE UP TOO MUCH TIME. WENT TO WENT TO A BIG MEETINGS AT THE WOODLANDS CAPTAIN GLASSMAN GAVE AN UPDATE ON THE CRIME STATISTICS IN TAMARACK AND THE WOODLANDS. THIS WAS A HIGH TURNOUT MEETING BIG DISCUSSION ON THE 13TH FLOOR POTENTIAL INVESTMENT A VERY ENGAGED COMMUNITY A VERY KNOWLEDGEABLE COMMUNITY. I ALWAYS NEED TO BE ON MY P'S AND Q'S WHEN I ATTEND THESE MEETINGS AND JUST NOT JUST LOCAL NEWS.

THERE WAS A SHERIFF WHO TOOK ADVANTAGE AND ABUSED A YOUNG MAN I'M NOT GOING TO TAKE THE TIME TO PLAY A VIDEO. IT'S A VERY DISGUSTING VIDEO THAT LEBRON JAMES WATCHED AND MADE A COMMENT ON. BUT THIS POTENTIAL THIS POLICE OFFICER HAS ALREADY COST BROWARD SHERIFF'S OFFICES NEARLY OR OVER FIVE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS DUE TO HIS POOR TREATMENT OF CITIZENS AND HE'S STILL AN ACTIVE POLICE OFFICER. SO THERE'S SOME I'M LOOKING FORWARD TO DISCUSSING WITH THE BROWARD COUNTY SHERIFF. AND THEN I WAS WATCHING AND I WAS READING THE NEWS A COUPLE OF WEEKS AGO AND THERE WAS A MAN WHO WAS RUNNING HIS BICYCLE. I HAD A CELL PHONE IN HIS HAND. HE GOT OFF THE BICYCLE AND WITHIN FOUR SECONDS HE WAS SHOT FOUR TIMES OR THREE TIMES FOUR SHOTS AND IN A MATTER OF FOUR SECONDS AND THIS POLICE OFFICER WAS FOUND TO USE EXCESSIVE FORCE.

THE MAN IS NOW PARALYZED. AND HIS LAWYER IS LOBBYING THE LEGISLATOR TO PAY HIM TWENTY FIVE MILLION DOLLARS IN DAMAGES. HE WAS RIDING HIS BIKE IN ONE SECOND. FOUR SECONDS LATER HE CAN'T WALK ANYMORE. SO I'M GOING TO WRITE A LETTER IN SUPPORT TO THE LEGISLATURE SO THEY GET THIS PASSED. AND AND YOU KNOW SOMETIMES WE JUDGE PEOPLE FOR BEING REPUBLICAN OR DEMOCRAT BUT THIS EVENT HAPPENED IN PALM BEACH COUNTY. BUT A REPUBLICAN FROM MIAMI FROM HIALEAH IS ACTUALLY SPONSORING THE BILL TO GET THIS MAN THE MONEY THAT HE'S HE'S OWED FOR A LIFE CHANGING SITUATION. SO WE REALLY SHOULDN'T JUDGE PEOPLE FOR BEING REPUBLICAN OR DEMOCRAT. AND JUST TO WRAP UP. GREG WARREN AND I DID A TOUR OF THE VARIOUS PARKS IN TAMARACK SO IT'S GREAT TO LEARN ABOUT SOME OF THE HISTORY ABOUT SOME OF THESE PARKS AND SOME OF THE FUTURE PARKS. I ATTENDED THE BROWARD LEAGUE OF CITIES DINNER THAT THE BROWARD HEALTH CEO GENO SENATORIAL WAS THE FEATURED SPEAKER. ALSO IN ATTENDANCE WAS OUR CITY ATTORNEY SAM GOREN. WAS TRYING TO GET A NEW CLIENT THERE SAY ALL RIGHT NEXT TO THE SEAT HE OPENED ON SUNDAY I WENT TO THE WOODLAND SECTION 7 MEETING AGAIN VERY ENGAGED COMMUNITY CONCERN A LOT OF DISCUSSION ABOUT 13TH FLOOR INVESTMENTS AND THEN MULLEN AND MYSELF AND SOME OTHER ELECTED OFFICIALS WENT TO THE BROWARD BLACK ELECTED OFFICIALS MEETING WHERE WE HONORED CITY FURNITURE AS A CORPORATE CITIZEN OF THE YEAR. SO KEITH KENT KONING WAS NOT THERE. HAS SOMEONE LAW WAS IN ATTENDANCE ALSO HONOR IT WAS THE BROWARD COLLEGE PRESIDENT GREGORY HILL. LOOKS LIKE A REPEAT SLIDE AND OF COURSE I HAVE TO TALK ABOUT THE ONE TAMARA I CALLED MULTICULTURAL FESTIVAL. JUST WANT TO SHOW THAT WE HAD A GREAT CROWD GREAT MUSIC ACTUALLY ARRIVED LATE BECAUSE I WAS AT A FUNERAL IN NORTH MIAMI. THE FORMER MAYOR ANDRE PIER LOST HIS MOTHER SO I WANT TO GO THERE AND PAY MY RESPECTS. I ARRIVED LATE BUT THERE TO ENJOY THE SHOW WITH INNER CIRCLE MY FAMILY AND A LOT OF IT WAS GREAT TO SEE A LOT OF TAMARACK EMPLOYEES AT THE CONCERT THIS WEEKEND I'M GOING TO PARTICIPATE IN MAYOR MUSLIMS FIVE K.. IT'S A FREE THREE CAKE WALK IF YOU JUST WANT TO JUST WALK FOR THREE OKAY. I'M GOING TO RUN IN A TIME RACE. HOPEFULLY I'LL DO BETTER THAN MY LAST RACE. AND THEN ON MARCH 20 THIRD I WANT TO ENCOURAGE EVERYONE TO

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REGISTER AND RUN FOR THE BROWN HEALTH FOUNDATION RACE FOR WOMEN'S WELLNESS FIVE K WHICH I'M RUNNING IN SUPPORT AND IN HONOR OF OUR MAYOR MICHELLE GOMEZ AND OUR FAVORITE TIME RIGHT BLOGGER SHARON BARRON. IT'S A FUNDRAISING EVENT AND A FIVE K JUST THREE DOLLARS TO REGISTER. SO AT THE LAST ROUND LEAGUE OF CITIES MEETING THEY PASSED EVERYONE THE MICROPHONE AND YOU MENTIONED YOUR YOUR NAME OR WHAT CITY YOU REPRESENT. AND SINCE THE BROWER HEALTH CEO WAS THERE I JUST WANTED TO TALK ABOUT THE BROAD HEALTH FOUNDATION AND LET THEM KNOW THAT I'M PARTICIPATING AND RAISING MONEY IN HONOR OF MICHELLE GOMEZ AND SO I STOOD UP AND I SAID THAT. AND WITHIN A FEW SECONDS OF ME SITTING DOWN THE MAYOR WAS IT OF WESTERN OR WEST WESTERN. HE STOOD UP AND SAID I MAKE A MOTION TO DONATE A THOUSAND DOLLARS TO THE BROAD HEALTH FOUNDATION IN SUPPORT OF MICHELLE GOMEZ AND SOMEBODY ELSE STOOD UP AND SAID I SECOND. AND THEY SAID OK. WHEN I SEND YOU A CHECK TOMORROW AND I THINK THEY CALL MIKE SAUNDERS THE VERY NEXT MORNING. SO THAT JUST TALKS THAT THAT SPEAKS OF THE IMPACT THAT MAYOR GOMEZ HAS AND RELATIONSHIPS HE HAS. I THINK LORENZO TOLD ME YESTERDAY THAT UNITED WAY THEY WEREN'T AT THE MEETING BUT THEY HEARD ABOUT IT AND THEY WANT TO MAKE A CONTRIBUTION ON HER BEHALF. SO I LOOK FORWARD TO THIS BEING A BIG EVENT AND SUPPORTING THE LISA CAR AND BREAST CANCER FUND THE MONEY THAT'S RAISED. IS MAYOR GOMEZ TALKING ABOUT EARLY PREVENTION AND SCREENING FOR LOW INCOME PEOPLE THAT CAN'T AFFORD THE SCREENING. THAT'S WHAT THE MONEY IS GOING TO BE RAISED FOR AND THEY RAISE SIX HUNDRED FIFTY THOUSAND LIVES TO DATE SO THAT'S THE DATE TIME AND LOCATION. IF YOU DON'T WANT TO PAY ONLINE WHICH YOU PROBABLY SHOULD BECAUSE THE FEES ARE VERY EXPENSIVE RIGHT NOW I DON'T HAVE ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS AND IT TOOK EIGHT DOLLARS TO GO ABOUT A SEPARATE CHECK WHICH THE BROWARD LEAGUE OF CITIES WILL DO. AND THAT'S MY TIME. THANK YOU VERY MUCH. THANK YOU COMMISSIONER GALEN AND THANK YOU FOR BEING SO SUPPORTIVE I APPRECIATE IT VERY MUCH.

THANK YOU. WE SPOKE CARD IS A WONDERFUL ORGANIZATION AND SHE ACTUALLY IS A WONDERFUL WOMAN SO. AND OUR HEART GOES OUT TO HER AS SHE CONTINUES HER BATTLE. NEXT WE HAVE COMMISSIONER FISHMAN. THANK YOU. I'M GOING TO KEEP IT VERY BRIEF. I WANTED

[c. Commissioner Fishman]

TO THANK THE CITY EMPLOYEES FOR THE ONE TAMARACK FESTIVAL. IT WAS PHENOMENAL. YOU KNOW YOU'VE DONE WELL ONE EVEN IN THIS CITY EMPLOYEES ARE AROUND THE STAGE DANCING AND HAVING A GREAT TIME. SO THANK YOU VERY MUCH. THANK YOU COMMISSIONER FISHMAN COMMISSIONER. VICE MAYOR PARKER YOU SAID SHORT YOU MEANT THAT I WILL BE

[d. Vice Mayor Placko]

SOMEWHAT BRIEF. I TOO HAVE TO START OUT WITH TAMARACK ONE TAMARACK. GREGG YOU YOUR STAFF YOUR VOLUNTEERS EVERYONE YOU JUST KNOCK THIS ONE OUT OF THE BALLPARK. IT WAS TREMENDOUS. EVERY SINGLE PERSON WAS HAVING A FABULOUS TIME. I THINK SOME OF MY FAVORITE THINGS WERE THE FAMILIES INVOLVED. WE HAD MET COMMISSIONER GUILLEN'S SON PLAYING THE DRUMS AND WE HAD COMMISSIONER BOLTEN'S SON KICKING THAT BALL THE DOLPHINS BETTER BE WATCHING HIM. I TELL YOU EVERYBODY HAD A GREAT TIME. SO PLEASE GRIGGS THAT THANK ALL OF YOUR STAFF AND I THANK ALL OF OUR VOLUNTEERS WHO WERE THERE AS WELL DURING THE MONTH OF JANUARY. THE WAVES HAVE THEIR ELECTIONS AND WHEN THERE ARE NEW MEMBERS OF BOARDS OR NEW PRESIDENTS I ALWAYS LIKE TO MEET AND TALK WITH THEM JUST TO GET A FEEL FOR WHO THEY ARE AND INTRODUCE MYSELF AS I HAVEN'T MET THEM BEFORE. SO I HAVE SAT DOWN WITH NUMEROUS BOARD MEMBERS AND NUMEROUS PRESIDENTS. I'M JUST FINDING OUT WHAT THEIR CONCERNS ARE IN THEIR COMMUNITIES. SO THAT'S IT'S SOMETHING I ENJOY VERY MUCH. MEETING THE PEOPLE AND TALKING WITH THEM AND AS I TELL EVERY SINGLE HLA MEETING I GO TO IF I DON'T KNOW ABOUT IT I CAN'T DO ANYTHING ABOUT IT. SO THAT SEEMS TO BE WORKING FAIRLY WELL.

RON'S LAUGHING BUT YOU KNOW IT'S TRUE. THERE YOU GO. I WOULD JUST LIKE TO QUICKLY SAY THAT ADR DRC IS HAVING A SENIOR TALENT CONTEST. SO IF YOU HAVE A TALENT IT CAN BE SINGING DANCING JUGGLING SURFING WHATEVER IT MIGHT BE. YOU CAN CONTACT ADR C.

BROWARD DOT ORG. THERE WILL BE A CASH PRIZE FOR SECOND AND THIRD. SO PLEASE TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THIS I KNOW WE HAVE A LOT OF TALENTED SENIORS. I HAVE SEEN SOME OF THEM. SO PLEASE SIGN UP FOR THAT AND AT THAT ALL SIGN OFF. THANK YOU. VICE MAYOR.

[e. Mayor Gomez]

I AM GOING TO KEEP MINE SHORT AS WELL. I AM SO VERY SORRY THAT I WAS NOT ABLE TO GO TO THE EVENT OF THE YEAR SO FAR AS I KNOW WE HAVE MANY OTHER GREAT EVENTS COMING.

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BUT I WAS NOT WELL ENOUGH I ADMIT THAT AND BUT I KNEW EVERYONE'S HAVING A GOOD TIME SO I'M GLAD EVERYBODY DID. I'M GLAD IT WAS GREAT BECAUSE WE LIKE TO DO THINGS FANTASTICALLY HERE IN OUR CITY. SO THANK YOU VERY MUCH. I WANT TO JUST THANK OUR CITY STAFF FOR THE GREAT AMOUNT OF TIME YOU'VE BEEN SPENDING WITH US. WE'VE HAD THREE STRATEGIC PLANNING SO FAR. WE HAVE A FOURTH IN PLACE AND THAT COMES BECAUSE YOU'VE GOT A COMMISSION WITH SOME GREAT IDEAS AND WE KNOW WE HAVE TO CONTINUE TO IMPLEMENT THE PLANS WE'VE HAD IN THE PAST MAYBE TWEAK A FEW THINGS AND WE HAVE SOME GREAT THINGS WE HAVE TO MOVE ON TO THE FUTURE AND ALL THAT TAKES TIME TO DISCUSS AND MAKE SURE THAT WE ARE THINKING ABOUT IT CAREFULLY AND THEN IT GOES THROUGH OUR BUDGET PROCESS TO MAKE SURE WE CAN DO THAT PROPERLY WHILE SAFEGUARDING OUR FUNDS FOR THE CITY AND BE RESPONSIBLE. SO THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR THAT THAT'S BASICALLY ALL I WANT TO GO FOR NOW FOR TODAY. THANK YOU VERY MUCH. AND I WILL NOW MOVE IT OVER TO OUR CITY ATTORNEY REPORT. THANK YOU MAYOR. THANK YOU MAYOR AND COMMISSIONER

[3. CITY ATTORNEY REPORT]

GOOD MORNING AND COMMISSIONER GALEN. THANK YOU FOR THE. THE BROWARD HEALTH. HOWEVER I DID MY SIX YEARS IN THE SADDLE AND CERTAINLY RODE AWAY WITH MY HEAD HANGING HIGH. SO THANK YOU VERY MUCH FOR THAT. HE'S A VERY NICE SHOW MAN ACTUALLY. AND I SAY YOUNG AS THE NEW CEO VIBRATO IS 40 YEARS OLD VERY YOUNG MAN WITH THINGS 36 SAIGON IN THE SOUTH WHAT A BUSINESS JOURNAL SAYS HE'S 36. I DON'T KNOW WHAT THE TRUE AGE. OH YOU COULD BE YOUNGER BUT HE HAS QUITE A LEVEL OF EXPERIENCE AND BRINGS A GREAT NEW DYNAMIC TO THE BROWARD HEALTH WHICH IS WELL WELL DESERVED AND WELL NEEDED. SO NICE TO SIT WITH HIM. TWO QUICK THINGS IF I CAN. WE SENT TO THE COMMISSION THE MOST RECENT REPORT WHICH I KNOW IS GOING TO CHOKE YOU IT'S ABOUT 73 PAGES NOW BUT THERE IS A BILL THAT I DO WANT TO BRING YOUR ATTENTION WHICH IS LISTED ON PAGE 1. IT'S HOUSE BILL 3 WHICH I KNOW THAT COMMERCIAL FISHERMAN IS FOLLOWING. THIS IS THE ANNUAL MASTERFUL MOTHER LODE PREEMPTION BILL FILED BY REPRESENTATIVE MICHAEL GRAHAM WHO I LOOKED UP BY THE WAY HE WAS NOT A LOCAL OFFICIAL IN CHARLOTTE COUNTY BUT HE WAS ON THE AIRPORT AUTHORITY OR SOMETHING AND RAN FOR THE STATE HOUSE UNOPPOSED. LET ME READ THE TITLE OF THE BILL BECAUSE IT BASICALLY TAKES ALL OF THE THINGS THAT WE DO IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND ESSENTIALLY PREEMPTIVE TO THE STATE OF FLORIDA PROHIBITS LOCAL GOVERNMENTS FROM IMPOSING OR ADOPTING NEW REGULATIONS ON BUSINESSES AND BUSINESS ENTITIES ON OR AFTER SPECIFIED DATES SPECIFIED CERTAIN REGULATIONS EXPIRE AND MAY ONLY BE REDACTED OR CONTINUE TO BE IMPOSED AFTER MEETING SPECIFIED CRITERIA PREEMPTS REGULATION AND LICENSING OF PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS TO THE STATE WHICH IS YOUR BUSINESS LICENSE TAXES WILL BE REMOVED FROM LOCAL GOVERNMENT CONTROL PROHIBITS LOCAL GOVERNMENT FROM IMPOSING ADDITIONAL REGULATIONS UNLESS. SPECIFIES THAT LOCAL REGULATIONS THAT DO NOT MEET SPECIFIED CRITERIA DO NOT APPLY SPECIFIES CERTAIN SPECIALTY CONTRACTORS ARE NOT REQUIRED TO REGISTER WITH THE CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY LICENSING BOARD AND PROHIBITS LOCAL GOVERNMENTS FROM REQUIRING CERTAIN SPECIALTY CONTRACTORS TO OBTAIN LICENSES AND SPECIFY IT SPECIFIES JOB SCOPES FOR WHICH LOCAL JURISDICTION MAY NOT REQUIRE LICENSURE ESSENTIALLY IN THE BUILDING TRADES IN THE PROFESSIONAL TRADES. THE OBJECTIVE IS LIKE THE BILL FILED LAST YEAR AND THE YEAR BEFORE TO ESSENTIALLY COMPLETELY CO-OPT LOCAL GOVERNMENTS TO REVIEW AND REVIEW PROCESS AND LOOKING AT LOCAL BUSINESSES AND LOOKING AT LOCAL OCCUPATIONS. I WON'T COMMENT ON THE DANGER OF THE BILL IT'S CERTAINLY A BILL THAT REQUIRES SOME ATTENTION AND IS BEING LOOKED AT BY PROFESSIONAL STAFF IN THE CITY BUT TO THE EXTENT THAT THE LAST TIME THIS BILL WAS FILED AND NO STAFF DID SOME ANALYSIS ALONG WITH THE FLORIDA LEAGUE IN THE STATE LEAVE THE STATE LEAGUE AND LOCAL LEAGUE OF CITIES REGARDING THE FACT THAT OCCUPATIONAL LICENSES BUSINESS LICENSE TAXES DO REQUIRE A REVIEW BY THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT REGARDING THE APPLICANT FOR THE POSITION AND THERE ARE SOME MEASURES THAT WOULD BE TAKEN LOCALLY THAT MAY NOT BE ABLE TO BE TAKEN BY THE STATE. THIS WOULD ACTUALLY TRANSITS THIS WHOLE OBLIGATION TO THE STATE OF FLORIDA WHICH IS MAYBE UNWIELDY AND MAY BE OPERATIONALLY UNDOABLE AND MAY NOT BE DOABLE. BUT ANYWAY THE BILL WAS FILED. IT IS GOING THROUGH THE COMMITTEE PROCESS AND I KNOW THAT WE'RE FOLLOWING IT ALL FOR YOU AND I KNOW THAT YOUR LOBBYIST WILL BE FOLLOWING IT AS WELL AS THINGS PROGRESSED. THE SECOND BILL WHICH IS STILL MAKING PROGRESS IS THE ONE I REFERRED TO EARLIER WHICH IS THE SUNSHINE LAW. PUBLIC NOTICE MEETING BILL WHICH IS SENATE BILL 5 18 WITH A COMPANION BILL. HOUSE BILL 265. AS YOU GO THROUGH THE MASTER LIST I'M HAPPY TO RESPOND TO QUESTIONS. WE'LL BE ISSUING A NEW ONE PROBABLY NEXT WEEK OR SO THERE ARE SOME NEW BILLS STILL YET FILED AS THE SESSION BEGINS NEXT WEEK RIGHT NEXT TUESDAY.

HAVING SAID THAT I'M HAPPY TO RESPOND TO QUESTIONS. WE DO TRACK THESE ITEMS BECAUSE THEY DO IMPACT LOCAL GOVERNMENT NOT JUST CITY GOVERNMENT COUNTY GOVERNMENT SPECIAL DISTRICTS AND SPECIFICALLY THE THINGS THAT YOU DO AS PUBLIC OFFICIALS THEY MAY SEEM TO BE UNIMPORTANT SOMETIMES BUT THEY HAVE SOME DEEPER MEANING WHEN THEY TALK ABOUT PREEMPTION AND TALK ABOUT THINGS WAS KIND OF REAL REARRANGES HOW THE CITIES DO BUSINESS NOT JUST IN TAMARACK BUT STATEWIDE. SO THANK YOU FOR LISTENING APPRECIATE THE COURTESY AND I LOOK FORWARD TO BEING OF HELP WHERE I CAN. THANK YOU VERY MUCH. THANK YOU VERY MUCH SAM. I SEE COMMISSIONER BOLTON'S LIGHT. I DON'T KNOW IF THAT WAS INTENTIONAL OR YES MADAM MAYOR I JUST WANT TO MENTION AND CONGRATULATE

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COMMISSIONER GELMAN ON SPEARHEADING THAT INITIATIVE RAISING FUNDS ON YOUR BEHALF FOR THE CANCER FUND. I WAS MOVED BY THE GESTURE AND I DEFINITELY WANT TO SUPPORT THE CAUSE WITH 500 DOLLARS DONATION. THANK YOU. THANK YOU. THANK YOU VERY MUCH. I'M GOING TO JUST SAY ONE THING ON PAY FOR. SAM YOU MIGHT NEED TO FILL OUT A FORM TO PROTECT YOURSELF FOR OUR BROWARD COUNTY ETHICS RULES. FILL OUT A FORM. THANK YOU VERY MUCH. I MEAN BUT THEY'VE ALREADY INQUIRED AND THEY'RE FILLING OUT THE FORMS. GOOD GOOD. JUST WANT EVERYBODY. YOU'RE DOING A GREAT THING AND I WOULD HATE FOR ANYBODY TO HAVE AN ISSUE OVER DOING SOMETHING THAT IS FOR HUMAN. THIS IS VERY KIND. SO NOW MOVING ON TO THE CITY MANAGER'S REPORT. OK THANK YOU MAYOR GOMEZ

[4. CITY MANAGER REPORT]

GOOD TO GO. ALL RIGHT. IT'S ALWAYS GREAT TO RECOGNIZE OUR EMPLOYEES AND TODAY'S SERVICE AWARDS WAS NO EXCEPTION. AND YOU ALL MENTIONED WHAT A GREAT SUCCESS ONE TAMARACK WAS AND WHAT A WONDERFUL TURNOUT IT WAS IN OUR STAFF DOES AN AMAZING JOB.

SOME OF THEM GETTING THERE AS EARLY AS 6:00 A.M. AND LEAVING YOU KNOW AFTER 10:00. SO I DON'T KNOW THAT EVERYBODY KNOWS ABOUT THE BEHIND THE SCENES KIND OF STUFF THAT HAPPENS AND THEY SET EVERYTHING UP BUT I JUST WANTED TO BRING IT TO YOUR ATTENTION BECAUSE THEY REALLY ARE GREAT AND YOU ALL SEE THAT AND THERE'S A LOT OF HOURS THAT GO INTO IT. SO WE'RE VERY VERY GRATEFUL. THANK YOU. I KNOW THEY'RE NOT HERE BUT LET THEM KNOW WE. REALLY APPRECIATE THEM. PLEASE. MORE ALONG THOSE LINES. WE JUST CELEBRATED THE GROUNDBREAKING OF HER FIRE STATION 36 AND FOR WATER'S EDGE PARK AS WELL AS OTHER NUMEROUS CITY CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROJECTS. AND THERE'S A LOT THAT GOES ON BEHIND THE SCENES THERE TOO. SO WE JUST WANTED TO TAKE THIS OPPORTUNITY TO ALSO THANK THE PEOPLE WHO YOU DON'T SEE THE PEOPLE WHO ARE IN THE BUILDING DEPARTMENT PROCESSING THE APPLICATIONS THE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT STAFF THAT LOOK TO MAKE SURE THAT THE SITE PLANS WILL WORK. THE OCCUPATIONAL LICENSING EVERYBODY THAT DOES THE WORK BEHIND THE SCENES BECAUSE THEY'RE NOT ALWAYS THERE AND SOMETIMES THEY DON'T GO SCENE IN THE PUBLIC. BUT WE WANT TO MAKE SURE THAT THEY KNOW HOW GRATEFUL WE ARE FOR THEIR WORK AS WELL. I T THERE'S LOTS OF PEOPLE BEHIND THE SCENES AND SO WE JUST WANTED TO CALL SPECIAL ATTENTION TO THAT. SO THANK YOU FOR THE INDULGENCE UPCOMING EVENTS MOVIE IN THE PARK. YOU'RE INVITED TO A BIG SCREEN MOVIE IN THE PARK FEATURING CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS. AT THE TAMARACK SPORTS COMPLEX ON FRIDAY MARCH 1ST PRE MOVIE ACTIVITIES BEGIN AT 630. AND THE MOVIE WILL BEGIN AT 8:00 PRE MOVIE ACTIVITIES INCLUDE FACE PAINTING GAMES BOUNCE HOUSE MUSIC AND FOOD AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE FROM ONSITE FOOD TRUCKS BRING YOUR BLANKETS AND LAWN CHAIRS. THIS EVENT IS FREE AND INCLUDES A BAG OF POPCORN BICYCLE SAFETY RODEO AND DR. SEUSS WHOSE BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION THE BICYCLE SAFETY RODEO WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY MARCH 2ND FROM 10 A.M. TO 2 1 P.M. AT TAMARACK PARK. ENJOY. OBSTACLE COURSE IS BIKE INSPECTIONS. SAFETY TIPS AND MUCH MORE.

BRING YOUR BICYCLE AND WEAR YOUR HELMET. IN CELEBRATION OF DR. SEUSS BIRTHDAY THERE WILL BE READING OF DR. SEUSS BOOKS RAFFLES AND ARTS AND CRAFTS. THE EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO CHILDREN AGES 5 AND OLDER. BE SURE TO REGISTER FOR THE FREE BIKE GIVEAWAY GROOVE ON THE GRASS CONCERT IN THE PARK. JOIN US ON FRIDAY MARCH 15TH FROM 7 TO 9 P.M. AT THE TAMARACK SPORTS COMPLEX AS WE ENJOY LIVE MUSIC FEATURING ROLL. THE STONES ARE ROLLING STONES TRIBUTE BAND FOOD WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE EVENT IS FREE TO ATTEND. REMEMBER TO BRING YOUR CHAIRS AND BLANKETS COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE. THE NEXT COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE WILL BE HELD ON SATURDAY SATURDAY MARCH 16TH FROM SEVEN THIRTY A.M. TO NOON AT TAMARACK PARK. VENDOR SPACES ARE STILL AVAILABLE FOR TWENTY DOLLARS UNTIL FEB. 28. LATE REGISTRATION FEE IS THIRTY FIVE DOLLARS PER SPACE FROM MARCH 1ST TO MARCH 13. A SEPARATE REFUNDABLE CLEAN UP DEPOSIT PER VENDOR IS REQUIRED AT REGISTRATION. LASTLY I JUST WANTED TO ALSO MAKE MENTION OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT THAT RESPONDED TO A THREE ALARM FIRE LAST WEEK. IT WAS A WAREHOUSE FIRE THAT WAS CONTAINED. THERE WERE NO INJURIES AND WE WERE ASSISTED BY OAKLAND PARK LAUDER HILL FORT LAUDERDALE PLANTATION IN CORAL SPRINGS. SO THE STRUCTURE REMAINED INTACT AND THE FIRE WAS CONFINED. SO THAT WAS A REALLY GOOD SUCCESS OUT OF AN UNFORTUNATE SITUATION. SO THANK YOU AND THAT CONCLUDES MY REPORT VERY MUCH. NOW WE WILL MOVE TO PUBLIC PARTICIPATION. I HAVE RONALD J. WASSERMAN

[5. PUBLIC PARTICIPATION]

[01:00:02]

PLEASE COME ON UP AND IF THERE'S ANYBODY IN THE AUDIENCE WHO WISHES TO SPEAK WAS NOT SIGNED UP PLEASE JUST LET ME KNOW BEFORE HIM AFTER HE'S DONE. THANK YOU.

GOOD MORNING MY NAME IS RONALD. JUST WATCHED HERMAN ELABORATE 5 7 7 J DRIVE. I WILL ONLY TAKE THREE MINUTES. THAT'S ALL I WANT FROM YOU MADAM MAYOR. I'M GOING TO HOLD UP SOMETHING YOU'VE BEEN TALKING A LOT ABOUT CRIME AND SOME DIFFERENT THINGS THIS MORNING. MR. GUILLEN YOU HAVE AND MAYOR VICE MAYOR BLACK THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR ALL THAT YOU DO. I'M GOING TO TALK ABOUT ONE ISSUE ONLY. WOULD YOU MIND PULTE. THIS HAS BEEN SUCH AN ONGOING ISSUE. NOW GOING TO TAKE OUT FOR WHAT.

MR.. THE OWNER OF WAL-MART WON'T PUT UP. CONTINUOUS TRESPASSING ON THE PROPERTIES ENCLOSED BSL HAD TO BE CALLED FIVE TIMES IN 30 DAYS. SO WHAT I'M GOING TO DO I'M ANGRY AND I JUST READ AN ARTICLE THAT SAID CONTAIN YOUR ANGER BY GIVING THE FACTS.

THESE ARE THE FACTS. 20 YEARS 8 8 5 7 7 J DRIVE 13 YEARS WITH DEALING WITH WOULD MIND THE LAST TWO YEARS DEALING WITH PULTE AND NO ONE WANTS TO SAY WHO PULLED TWO RUNS THE OPERATION. I'VE ASKED I'VE ASKED THE MAN THE THIS IS FACT. I'VE ASKED THE GENTLEMAN WHO IS THE ATTORNEY THAT REPRESENTS PULTE AND WOULD MIND. CAN YOU TELL ME WHO RUNS WHAT WOULD MIGHT. NEVER GOT AN ANSWER NO PEOPLE IN THIS ROOM SAID I DON'T KNOW WHO'S RUNNING THE WOODMAN OPERATION. MAYOR I HEARD YOU AT YES I'D GET AT THE WORKSHOP. YOU SAID YOU RUN THE CITY THIS IS YOUR SHOW. PLEASE. I'VE ASKED I'VE WRITTEN NUMEROUS LETTERS THIS IS ABOUT ME. THIS IS NOT ABOUT MY COMMUNITY ANYMORE. FIVE TIMES THE SHERIFF. NO TRESPASSING AND THE SIGNS ARE UP WHERE WHITMAN IS. IT'S A FELONY AND WE'VE GOT THE PICTURES. AND MANY OF YOU DON'T WANT TO HEAR IT. CARL WHAT ARE YOU DOING FOR US OUT THERE. IT'S ME. I NEED PROTECTION.

IT'S FACT. WHY DOES WORD MIND CONTINUE TO ALLOW TRESPASSING. I HAVE TO DECIDE OUT MY BACK WINDOW THAT IS BACK THERE. SOUTH OF MY HOME. SOUTH OF MY HOME. FACT. WOULD MIND OWNS THAT PROPERTY FOR TWO YEARS. WE PROBABLY HAVE AND I DON'T KNOW BECAUSE I'M GOING TO GET A DRONE TO FIGURE IT OUT. THERE'S PROBABLY A 40 OR 50 FOOT CORAL MOUND AND I'VE HEARD FROM THE CITY MANAGER'S OFFICE. IT'S A CONSTRUCTION SITE DUST IS BLOWING AND MAYBE IT'S TOXIC DUST. THIS HAS GONE BACK AND FORTH. I ASKED THE MAN WHO IS DOING SOIL SAMPLES BACK THERE ARE FOUR EYES IN THE BACK OF MY HEAD. I'M RETIRED. NO ANSWER SELECTIVELY NO ANSWERS FROM YOU FOLKS. SELECTIVE FIVE E-MAILS FIVE E-MAILS JUST TO ONE PERSON. TWO YEARS AGO WHEN I SPOKE ABOUT THIS YOU WENT OUT THERE 26 PAGES OF E-MAILS. I NEED TO FINISH UP WITH THIS. THIS IS ABOUT CANCER. I'M SORRY THAT I HAD TO SPEAK BECAUSE IT WAS JUST FOR ME. P I'M CANCER.

WE NEED RESEARCH ON CHILDHOOD CANCER RESEARCH. CONTINUED RESEARCH. MICHELLE OUR HEARTS GO OUT FOR YOU. AND THIS IS WHAT I WANT TO TELL YOU. EVERYONE TO SEE DEAR.

CANCER. F. YOU. THANK YOU VERY MUCH. WELL AND WE WILL TRY TO GET TO THE BOTTOM OF THIS. I GIVE US A COUPLE DAYS TO GET YOU AN ANSWER. OK SO YOU KNOW I LOVE THIS SONG MYSELF. TWENTY SIX DOLLARS AND FIFTY CENTS. AND WE'LL SEE ABOUT GETTING IF WE CAN GET THEM TO REIMBURSE YOU FOR IT. I'M NOT SURE IF WE CAN BUT WE WILL TRY. I DON'T NEED TO BE. I KNOW. I JUST. YOU SHOULDN'T HAVE TO BE PUTTING THAT UP. SO THANK YOU VERY MUCH. IS THERE ANYONE ELSE WHO WISHES TO SPEAK SEEING THAT NOBODY ELSE WISHES TO SPEAK I WILL CLOSE PUBLIC PARTICIPATION AND WE WILL MOVE TO OUR

[6. CONSENT AGENDA]

CONSENT AGENDA. ARE THERE ANY ADDITIONS OR CHANGES TO THE CONSENT AGENDA. CITY MANAGER THERE ARE NO CHANGES. THANK YOU. I WILL ASK FOR A MOTION AND SECOND TO APPROVE THIS MOMENT. SECOND ALL. YES PLEASE CALL THE COMMISSIONER GALEN. YES

[01:05:04]

SORRY. YES. THANK YOU COMMISSIONER FISHMAN. YES. VICE MAYOR FLACCO. YES COMMISSIONER BOLTON. YES THEY ARE GOMEZ. YES. CONSENT AGENDA PASSED. SEEING THAT THERE IS NO OTHER BUSINESS. THANK YOU VERY MUCH. AND WE WILL SEE YOU FOR OUR. SECOND WEDNESDAY OF THE MONTH FOR OUR NEXT MISSION MEETING. WE WILL NOT BE IN HAVING OUR REGULAR COMMISSION MEETING THE SECOND WEEK OF MARCH. WE HAVE OUR COMMISSION GOING TO D.C. ON BEHALF OF OUR CITY AND GO INTO TALLAHASSEE ON BEHALF OF OUR CITY. SO WE THINK OUR COMMISSION FOR WORKING HARD AND OUR CITY STAFF THAT WE'LL BE SUPPORTING THEM AND WISH YOU A GREAT MONTH. THANK YOU. BUT PLEASE DON'T FORGET WE ARE STILL HERE DOING THE GOVERNMENT'S WORK. BY.



* This transcript was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.