Yearly Archives: 2019


General Meeting Time Change

At the 6/11/2019 General Meeting a vote was taken to change the start time of General Meetings with only 1 association opposing the change.

Beginning with the the August 13, 2019 General Meeting the social will start at 6:00pm and the meeting will commence at 6:30pm.

If the membership determines this time is less convenient than a 7pm start time a vote will be taken to change the time.


CFLCA GM Agenda 6/11/2019

GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING AGENDA
June 11th, 2019 6:30 PM
8th floor Commission Conference Room, City Hall
PLEDGE of ALLEGIANCE
ROLL CALL
REVIEW AND ACCEPTANCE: Approve the minutes of May 14th, 2019
TREASURER’S REPORT
POLICE/FIRE REPORT

INTRODUCTION OF GUESTS
Dr. John L. Renne, Associate Professor and Director of FAU’s Center for Urban & Environmental Solutions, Florida Atlantic University
Serena Ann Hoermann, MBA, Communications & Outreach Coordinator, Center for Urban & Environmental Solutions (CUES), School of Urban & Regional Planning, Florida Atlantic University
Ella Parker and Lorraine Tappen, Urban Design & Planning Division, City of Fort Lauderdale: Review of the first half of the Comprehensive Plan (Advance Fort Lauderdale)
REPORTS
Presidents Report

Membership Report

Committee Report
Member Events
Hurricane Preparedness Workshop – June 20th at ArtServe
NEW BUSINESS
Proposal to move General Meeting Start Time from 7pm to 6:30pm
Top neighborhood priorities

OLD BUSINESS
HB 7103 Opposition
Sun Trolley Support

FOR THE GOOD OF THE COMMUNITY

ADJOURN
*Indicates voting items or may be a voting item
Next Board Meeting July 22nd, 2019
Next General Membership Meeting August 13th, 2019 – NO GENERAL MEETING IN JULY
CFLCA GM Agenda 06_11_2019


Vacation Rental Preemption Bills Die in Tallahassee

We won this year’s battle but need to be prepared to fight again next year

At the April 9 General Membership Meeting, City Manager Christopher Lagerbloom gave us an update on the status of HB 987 “Vacation Rentals” and SB 824 ” Private Property Rights of Homeowners” which are currently being voted on in various committees on their way to becoming law. Both these bills seek to preempt the regulation of vacation rentals to the State and would invalidate Fort Lauderdale’s current vacation rental regulations. Apparently the “property right” to turn a house into a hotel is more important than the “property right” of residents to the peaceful enjoyment of their home and the safety of their families.

CFLCA voted unanimously to oppose both bills.  


Dedication of Woodlawn Cemetery

Neighbors, Commissioners and City/State Staff joined in the unveiling of a Florida Historical Marker at Woodlawn Cemetery. The cemetery, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, dates back to the 1920s during a time when African-Americans were not allowed to be buried in traditional cemeteries. It served as the final resting place of many of Fort Lauderdale’s pioneering African-American residents whose contributions played a significant role in the development of the City.

Commissioners McKenzie and Glassman

HOA Presidents Micky Hinton and Edna Elijah second and fourth from the left

Stone Columns with the names of family members 

 


3.25.2019 CFLCA Board Meeting Minutes

EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING

March 25, 2019 5:30 PM

Fort Lauderdale City Hall, 100 N Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301

8th Floor Cafeteria

MINUTES

ROLL CALL – Call to order 532pm Colleen, Stan, Deborah, Mary, Christina, Dennis, Kelly, Betty, Jim, Marilyn, Brucie, Cathy, Albetta

REVIEW AND ACCEPTANCE OF MINUTES Board Meeting 2_25_2019- motion to approve Mary 2nd by Jim motion passes

TREASURER’S REPORT –needs 2nd signature for CD & Colleen will go with Brucie as 2nd person for Bank, MM will update Sunbiz, after next GM the finalized minutes to Colleen/Marilyn/Brucie. XIII. Audit- volunteers Jim & Marilyn to be Audit Committee nominees @ General Meeting in April & report in May.  Treasurer Report $5k in CD 2.5% for 1 year.  Bal.  $5782.71 have 8 to deposit.  Looking to generate income discussion- use the $/invest; sponsorship @ website & for event cost offset.  Motion by Deborah to research business sponsorship value 2nd by Michael. Motion passes

 

REPORTS

Presidents Report-

2019 Membership and Dues Renewal- few not paid

Joint Meeting with the Commission April 16 – reminder of prep meeting at Betty’s house  March 26th – Stan, Jim, Colleen, Michael, Deborah, Mary, Marilyn, Brucie, Cathy, Steve Buckingham attending.  Motion to invite Betty & Steve to Joint Workshop pending approval by City manager.  Moved by Christina & 2nd by Deborah- Motion passes

Membership Report-few not paid

Committee Reports

Proposal to form bylaws/board role committee * 2011 last change. Discussion-change vs. review Motion by Christina 2nd by Marilyn for Marilyn, Dennis, Christina to be proposed to GM at bylaws committee. Discussion on attendance 3 in row, Brucie 3 in year, Deborah 4 total (1excused).  Alternate rep. thought by Jim do we need an alternate for District rep and would that need to be from the district to preserve prospective of that District on the Board.

Events Committee: John Burns 3rd in a row not @ meeting. Dennis spoke w/him. Contact info to Dennis as Chair of Committee.  From BASmith-every week Special Event Committee meeting will go to all association contacts. Discussion here on expectations.  Next meeting is 3/28 330PM for Spec. Events.

Member Event – Floridian breakfasts in honor of Ron Centamore 4/2&3 anytime you go and eat donations will be [email protected] door area.

St. Patrick’s Day Parade recap and suggestions for next year.  – fun.  Proposal from Jim Hammond to partner with CFLCA in 2020.

Questions for City Manager at April Meeting- Marilyn wants to hear his vision, accomplish, what do you see as challenge/opportunity, direction, EMS response times *draft as city wide, police/education/vacation rentals, replacements of Sr. level staff & comparable experience replacement, suggestion of 2 tier 1 is general and 2nd is the pointed questions.

 

Alcohol Ordinance Update- passed Glassman acknowledged that the entire matter needs to be revisited/reviewed.

NEW BUSINESS

            Pre-general meeting notifications to membership:  DRC, P&Z, Parks and Rec, Special Events, others TBD – Christina options of add to website/agenda/on footer of Constant Contact and possibility of adding to agenda.  Helpful links.

Lockhart Stadium and Park Bond Selection/Prioritization Process- special advisory committee or task force on this and having a CFLCA representative on it.

New River Pedestrian bridge FDOT public meeting in March

            April General Meeting Agenda:

  • City Manager Chris Lagerbloom Q&A with CFLCA
  • Introduction of Transportation Manager Lisa Marie Glover & TAM Deputy Director Julie Leona (to be confirmed)
  • Overview of Joint Meeting with Commission on April 16 (wait to report but announce meeting)
  • Committee Creation- Bylaw Committee & Audit Committee
  • Re public participation text amendment & PZB. Comment of distance is this more or less. Marilyn to call Mary Fertig.

May General Meeting Agenda: TBD

  • Audit Report
  • Guest Spurlock

OLD BUSINESS

FOR THE GOOD OF THE COMMUNITY

  • Tortuga Special Events Meeting is on 3/28 @ 11am.

ADJOURN 725pm

*Indicates voting items or may be a voting item

Next Board Meeting April 22nd, 2019

Next General Membership Meeting April 9th, 2019CFLCA BOD minutes 3.25.2019


Vacation Rental Preemption Bills Die in Tallahassee

We won this year’s battle but need to be prepared to fight again next year

 

At the April 9 General Membership Meeting, City Manager Christopher Lagerbloom gave us an update on the status of HB 987 “Vacation Rentals” and SB 824 ” Private Property Rights of Homeowners” which are currently being voted on in various committees on their way to becoming law. Both these bills seek to preempt the regulation of vacation rentals to the State and would invalidate Fort Lauderdale’s current vacation rental regulations. Apparently the “property right” to turn a house into a hotel is more important than the “property right” of residents to the peaceful enjoyment of their home and the safety of their families.

CFLCA voted unanimously to oppose both bills.