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CITY OF OAKLAND PARK, FLORIDA
CITY COMMISSION AGENDA ITEM REPORT


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GENDA ITEM NO. 16

MEETING DATE: 9/7/2022
PREPARED BY: 

Robin Greco, Deputy City Clerk

Renee Shrout, City Clerk

 

DEPARTMENT HEAD APPROVAL:  CITY CLERK
SUBJECT:

Unsafe Structures Board - One (1) Member

1.BACKGROUND/HISTORY
    
 

Issue Statement:  Board Member Martin Gross' term expires September 2022.  Mr. Gross has been contacted and would like to be serve another three (3) year term.

 

There remains three open positions on this board: Attorney, Electrical Contractor and Real Estate Appraiser. At this time, there are no additional applications to fill these positions.

 

Recommended Action:  The City Commission, by consensus, consider the applicant for a three (3) year term position on the board and adopt a resolution.

ARTICLE III.  UNSAFE STRUCTURES BOARD
Sec. 5-31.  Created; composition.

The Unsafe Structures Board is hereby created, consisting of nine (9) members who shall be appointed by the city commission. All professional members of the Unsafe Structures Board shall be registered and licensed in the State of Florida. In the event the city commission cannot find a properly qualified resident of the city, it may by a majority vote appoint a qualified nonresident for the specific categories or professions required. (Ord. No. O-93-14, § 8, 10-6-93)

Sec. 5-32. Qualifications of members and terms of office.
(a)Qualifications. Members of the board shall be permanent residents of the area under the jurisdiction of the city commission authority who possess outstanding reputations for civic activity, interest, integrity, responsibility and business or professional ability.
 
The composition and representative membership of the board shall be as follows:
(1) Registered engineer
(2) Registered architect
(3) General building contractor
(4) Electrical contractor
(5) Attorney-at-law
(6) Plumbing contractor
(7) Real estate appraiser
(8) Real estate property manager
(9) Citizen with experience and background in the field of social problems

Appointments shall be for the term of three (3) years provided that the term shall continue until a successor is appointed and qualified. Appointments to fill any vacancy on the board shall be for the remainder of the unexpired term, but failure to fill a vacancy shall not invalidate any action or decision of the board.

 

Five members of the board constitute a quorum necessary to hold a meeting.

 

Current Members:

Member

Term Expires

Discipline

Resolution #

Martin Gross

09/2022

 Prof. Engineer

R-2020-054
Carlos Lozano

11/2024

Architect

R-2021-145
Joseph Patrick

11/2024

Plumbing Contr.  

R-2021-145
Cheryl Rae Sader

 06/2023

 Teacher

R-2020-054
John Sobol

 06/2023

Gen. Contractor

R-2020-054
Marylou Adams

06/2023

Property Mgr. 

R-2020-054

VACANT             Attorney  
VACANT  

Elect. Contractor 

 
VACANT   Real Est. Appraiser  
2.CURRENT ACTIVITY
    
 

Board Member Martin Gross, professional engineer, has been contacted and wishes to continue service to the Board.

 

The Board meets, as needed, on the first Tuesday of every month, at 7:30 p.m. The last meeting was held on April 3, 2018.

3.FINANCIAL IMPACT
    
 N/A
4.RECOMMENDATION
    
 

Staff recommends the City Commission, by consensus, appoint one (1) member for a three (3) year term and adopt the resolution.
 

ATTACHMENTS:
Description
Resolution
Current Board Member's Applications