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MINUTES OF THE REGULAR TOWN COUNCIL MEETING HELD ON TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8,2011 <br /> 1 Motion was made by Council Member Diamond and seconded by Council Member Pucillo <br /> 2 to approve Resolution No. 152-2011. On roll call, the motion carried unanimously. <br /> 3 <br /> 4 d. RESOLUTION NO. 123-2011 A Resolution of the Town Council <br /> 5 of the Town of Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida, <br /> 6 Rescinding Resolution No. 83-11. -Item was added to Agenda <br /> 7 <br /> 8 Motion was made by Council Member Pucillo and seconded by Council Member Diamond <br /> 9 to approve Resolution No. 123-2011. On roll call, the motion carried unanimously. <br /> 10 <br /> 11 2. Further Consideration of Possibly Constructing Public Restrooms at Mid- <br /> 12 Town Beach. [Gail L. Coniglio, Mayor] <br /> 13 <br /> 14 Mayor Coniglio provided an overview of the benefits of constructing <br /> 15 public restrooms at Mid-Town Beach. <br /> 16 <br /> 17 Discussion ensued among the Council regarding possible future funding <br /> 18 from the state for other projects, restroom construction and maintenance <br /> 19 costs, sanitary concerns, beach usage, crime, intergovernmental <br /> 20 relationships, control over Town beaches, and regulations. <br /> 21 <br /> 22 Attorney James Green, 222 Lakeview Avenue, West Palm Beach, stated <br /> 23 that the Leonard Lauder and David Koch families have committed to <br /> 24 donate $25,000 each for the construction of the restroom. <br /> 25 <br /> 26 Karen Tell, 100 Royal Palm Way, spoke in opposition of public restrooms <br /> 27 on Mid-Town Beach. She read a letter written by Marlene Strauss, 101 <br /> 28 Worth Avenue, who wrote in opposition to the bathrooms. <br /> 29 <br /> 30 Laura Klein, 130 Seaspray Avenue, spoke in opposition to public <br /> 31 restrooms on the beach. <br /> 32 <br /> 33 Anthony Falzarano, West Palm Beach, spoke in favor of public restrooms <br /> 34 on the beach. <br /> 35 <br /> 36 Gerry Frank, 2784 S. Ocean Blvd., spoke in favor of public restrooms on <br /> 37 the beach. <br /> 38 <br /> 39 Steve Greenwald, 128 Seaspray Avenue, noted the Florida statutes <br /> 40 regarding secondary beach access and parking spaces. <br /> 41 <br /> 42 Motion was made by Council Member Pucillo and seconded by Council President Pro Tem <br /> 43 Wildrick to approve the construction of public restrooms at Mid-Town Beach, subject to <br /> 44 100% of construction costs being funded through community donations, which must be <br /> 45 received within 120 days. On roll call, the motion carried 3-2, with Council Member <br /> 46 Diamond and Council President Rosow dissenting. <br /> 11-08-11 TC Mtg./Page 8 of 14 <br /> 18 <br />