June 2016 Meeting Highlights
MEETING MEETING HIGHLIGHTS
June 15, 2016 – Coral Lakes
PRESIDENT GLEN HARVIE:
- Introduced CORAL LAKES DELEGATE SANDY PARKER who welcomed the delegates, acknowledged the growth of COBWRA since she first became a delegate, acknowledged former presidents who remain active in COBWRA: DAGMAR BRAHS, LEW DOCTOR, SANDRA GREENBERG, BARBARA KATZ, KEN LASSITER, STUART CAINE, AND MYRNA ROSOFF.
- CORAL LAKES MASTER BOARD PRESIDENT ELLEN GABLER then welcomed the Delegates.
GALA SUPPORTER SHOWCASE
- SHARON REUBEN introduced 35TH ANNIVERSARY GALA EMERALD-LEVEL SUPPORTER DELRAY MEDICAL CENTER’s EMERGENCY FACILITY MEDICAL DIRECTOR, HANK WAGNER, M.D. who spoke about the new 9,600 sq. ft. emergency facility located in west Lake Worth.
- PRESIDENT HARVIE:Thanked COBWRA SECRETARY DEBBIE MURPHY and former PRESIDENT KEN LASSITER for their efforts in compiling the 2016-2017 Directory of Coalition Members which was distributed at the meeting.
- Thanked DIRECTOR SHARON REUBEN and the members of the 35th ANNIVERSARY GALA COMMITTEE for their extraordinary work in making the luncheon so successful.
- Reported that the EXECUTIVE BOARD deferred recommendation on the proposed charter school located at Lyons Road and Hypoluxo Roads due to safety and traffic issues.
- Reported that the Board voted to support the 1% sales tax that will appear on the November ballot. More discussion on this issue will take place in August.
COBWRA WELCOMES 111th MEMBER!
- PRESIDENT HARVIE introduced representatives from SHERBROOKE ESTATES, a 165 lot family community on Lyons Road south of Lantana Road. The delegates unanimously approved the membership application.
GROWTH MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE REPORT
CHAIRMAN STEVE OSEROFF presented the following proposals:
- Change of Zoning from non-conforming to conforming use (current zoning) for Three Amigos Restaurant and PF of West Boynton, located 900 feet and 1,900 feet, respectively, east of Route 441 on Boynton Beach Boulevard. The GROWTH MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE and COBWRA EXECUTIVE BOARD recommended approval. The Delegates voted to recommend approval of the zoning changes.
- The demolition of one existing building, the construction of a two-story FPL SERVICE CENTER along with various landscape and fence changes located on the west side of Military Trail south of Gateway Boulevard. The facility will act as a staging area and house local and out-of-state “Storm Rider” utility workers in case of an emergency. The delegates unanimously approved the proposal.
- The Delegates voted to recommend approval of a zoning change for CANYON TOWN CENTER to a Multi-Use Planned Development (MUPD) designation.
1st VICE PRESIDENT/GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS CHAIR PHIL BARLAGE (not pictured) moderated the JUDICIAL CANDIDATES FORUM. Participants in contested County and Circuit Court races included: Pictured l-r (with President Glen Harvie in center) Dana Santino, Gregory Tendrich, Lisa Grossman, Gregg Lerman, Tom Baker, Marni Bryson, Esther “Ettie” Feistmann, Jeremy Zubkoff, Luis “Lou” Delgado, Robert Ostrov, Bradley Harper, and Dina Keever.
Article : Bruce Brodsky • Photos: Beth Miller