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The meeting minutes of the Galt Mile Community Association are recorded by the Secretary of the Association. These records are archived and maintained for future reference. The archive, in aggregate, represents an accurate historical record of the Association's activities framed in its attendent political environment. The unedited meeting minutes are organized chronologically with correlative topic summaries to provide intuitive access. Clicking on a particular meeting date will summon the corresponding minutes in their entirety.

Please Note: The most recent posting is always unofficial since the minutes of each meeting are officially approved by vote at the subsequent meeting.


June 27, 2002
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: Broward County Commissioner Jim Scott
Topics: Reorganization of Officers, Approval of Annual Financial Report, Beach Renourishment, Community Center, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Leah Glickfield, Secretary, ProTem

September 19, 2002
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: Fort Lauderdale Commissioner Gloria Katz
Topics: Holy Cross Hospital, Bridge Square Representative (Jan Edelman), Cleveland Clinic Update, Beach Renourishment, Galt Mile Web Site, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Leah Glickfield, Secretary, ProTem

October 17, 2002
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jim Naugle
Topics: Cleveland Clinic Update, L’Ambiance, Attorney General Bob Butterworth, Beach Renourishment, Miles Corner, Galt Mile Web Site, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Leah Glickfield, Secretary, ProTem

November 21, 2002
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: Congressman E. Clay Shaw Jr.
Topics: January 30th Local Political Debates, L’Ambiance, Beach Renourishment, Jitney, Miles Corner, Galt Mile Web Site, Homestead Exemption Correspondence, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Leah Glickfield, Secretary, ProTem

December 19, 2002
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: Michelle Mattox, Legislative Assistant from Senator Atwater's office
Topics: The $100,000 Question, Cable Company Demolition, A1A, Beach Renourishment, Jitney, Miles Corner, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Leah Glickfield, Secretary, ProTem

January 16, 2003
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Gloria Katz
Topics: Beach Renourishment, Galt Mile Web Site, Galt Merchants, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Leah Glickfield, Secretary, ProTem

February 20, 2003
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: Robert Gouf, Pier Property Developer
Topics: Pier Property, Marrinson Senior Care Center, Jan Edelman, Marty Sullivan (SunTrust Bank), The $100,000 Question, L’Ambiance, Beach Renourishment, Other Business (Fire Code), Galt Mile Web Site, Presidents’ Council, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Leah Glickfield, Secretary, ProTem

March 20, 2003
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: Fort Lauderdale Police Assistant Chief Chuck Drago
Topics: Local Police Work, The $100,000 Question, L’Ambiance, Sprinkler Update, Galt Mile Web Site, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Leah Glickfield, Secretary, ProTem

April 17, 2003
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Christine Teel
Topics: SunTrust Bank, The $100,000 Question, Beach Renourishment, Miles Corner, Galt Mile Web Site, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Leah Glickfield, Secretary, ProTem

May 15, 2003
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: Wellness Center Developer Robin Massa
Topics: Gary Sieger, Palazzo, Jan Edelman, The $100,000 Question, Dues for 2003-2004, Beach Renourishment, Miles Corner, Galt Mile Web Site, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Leah Glickfield, Secretary, ProTem

June 19, 2003
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Christine Teel
Topics: Gary Sieger, Jitney, Galt Mile Web Site, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Leah Glickfield, Secretary, ProTem

September 18, 2003
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: State Senator Jeffrey Atwater
Topics: Gary Sieger, Cleveland Clinic Update, Beach Renourishment, Miles Corner, Galt Mile Web Site, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Leah Glickfield, Secretary, ProTem

October 16, 2003
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jim Naugle
Topics: Cleveland Clinic Update, Newsletter Discussion, Galt Mile Web Site, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Leah Glickfield, Secretary, ProTem

November 20, 2003
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: City Commissioner Christine Teel
Topics: Newsletter Discussion, Galt Mile Web Site, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Leah Glickfield, Secretary, ProTem

December 18, 2003
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: Lauderdale-by-the-Sea Mayor and District 91 Statehouse Candidate Oliver Parker
Topics: Newsletter Discussion, Galt Mile Web Site, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Leah Glickfield, Secretary, ProTem

January 15, 2004
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: Condominium Attorney and Sun-Sentinel Columnist Mark Bogen
Topics: Beach Renourishment, Galt Ocean Terrace, Newsletter, Galt Merchants, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Leah Glickfield, Secretary, ProTem

February 19, 2004
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Christine Teel
Topics: Newsletter, Cleveland Clinic, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Leah Glickfield, Secretary, ProTem

March 18, 2004
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: Fort Lauderdale Police Sergeant Scott Russell
Topics: The Homeless, Galt Mile Web Site, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Leah Glickfield, Secretary, ProTem

May 20, 2004
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: Florida State Representative Ellyn Bogdanoff
Topics: Marty Sullivan (Manager of Galt Branch of Sun Trust Bank, The Homeless), Annual Dues, Salary Survey, Beach Renourishment, Newsletter Discussion and Galt Mile Web Site, Galt Merchants, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Leah Glickfield, Secretary, ProTem

October 21, 2004
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jim Naugle, Fire-Rescue Deputy Chief Keith Allen
Topics: Fort Lauderdale Ballot Questions, Fire-Rescue Bond Issue, Beautification of N.E. 34 Street, Galt Mile Web Site, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Leah Glickfield, Secretary, ProTem

December 16, 2004
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Christine Teel, Fort Lauderdale Assistant City Manager Kathleen Dunn
Topics: Il Lugano, Beach Renourishment, Newsletter Discussion, Galt Mile Web Site, Treasurer’s Report, New Business
Minutes: Leah Glickfield, Secretary, ProTem

January 20, 2005
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: Carol Pinsky from L'Ambiance, State Representative Ellyn Bogdanoff
Topics: Galt Mile Web Site, Treasurer’s Report, Opus South, Community Awareness
Minutes: Leah Glickfield, Secretary, ProTem

February 17, 2005
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: Major Mary Negrey of the Fort Lauderdale Police Department
Topics: Il Lugano, Cleveland Clinic Update, Beach Renourishment, Newsletter Discussion, Galt Mile Web Site, Annual Air/Sea Show, Designation of Eric Peter Berkowitz as Secretary, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Leah Glickfield, Secretary, ProTem

March 17, 2005
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: Director David Hébert of the Fort Lauderdale Public Information Department
Topics: Community Association Day event, Opus South, Il Lugano, Cleveland Clinic Update, Smile on the Mile, Beach Renourishment, Newsletter Discussion, Galt Mile Web Site, Neighborhood Security Project, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Assistant Secretary

April 21, 2005
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: Broward County Property Appraiser Lori Parrish, Director of Media and Governmental Relations of the Broward County Property Appraiser’s Office, Bob Wolfe
Topics: Broward County Property Appraiser, Opus South, Il Lugano, Smile on the Mile, Newsletter Discussion, Galt Mile Web Site, Correspondence, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Assistant Secretary

May 19, 2005
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: Fort Lauderdale Vice Mayor and District 1 Commissioner Christine Teel, Pompano Beach City Commissioner Kay McGinn
Topics: Fort Lauderdale Community Developments and Commission Candidates, Opus South, Il Lugano, Annual Salary Survey, Dues 2005, Route A1A, Beach Renourishment, Galt Mile Web Site, Correspondence, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Assistant Secretary

October 20, 2005
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: Andy and Kathy Mitchell (owners of Ireland’s Inn), Bob Wolfe, Property Appraiser’s Office
Topics: Ireland’s Inn, Opus South, Il Lugano, Jitney, Correspondence, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Assistant Secretary

November 17, 2005
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: City of Fort Lauderdale Mayor James Naugle
Topics: Fort Lauderdale’s preparation, response and recovery from Hurricane Wilma, Opus South, Il Lugano, A1A, Galt Mile Web Site, Correspondence, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Assistant Secretary

December 15, 2005
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: City of Fort Lauderdale Vice Mayor Christine Teel
Topics: Fort Lauderdale’s recovery from Hurricane Wilma, King Tut Exhibit, Opus South, Il Lugano, Galt Mile Web Site, Correspondence, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Assistant Secretary

January 19, 2006
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: Fort Lauderdale Assistant City Manager Kathleen Gunn
Topics: Bringing New Businesses to Fort Lauderdale, Galt Mile’s recovery from Hurricane Wilma, Sapphire, Opus South, Il Lugano, Galt Mile Web Site, Correspondence, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Assistant Secretary

February 16, 2006
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: Fort Lauderdale Assistant Police Chief Steve Robitaille and Police Major Mary Negrey
Topics: Improvements to the Fort Lauderdale Police Department, Galt Mile’s Traffic and Noise Initiative, Opus South, Il Lugano, Denny’s, Beach Renourishment, Galt Mile Web Site, Correspondence, Galt Merchants, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Assistant Secretary

March 16, 2006
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: Fort Lauderdale City Manager George Gretsas
Topics: A Brief History of Improvements to Municipal Operations, Community Association Day Event, Opus South, Denny’s, Galt Mile Newsletter, Galt Mile Web Site, Correspondence, Galt Merchants, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Assistant Secretary

April 20, 2006
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: Fort Lauderdale District 1 Commissioner Christine Teel
Topics: Progress Update for Galt Mile Landscaping, Street Lights and Street Signs, Il Lugano, Dues, Galt Mile Newsletter, Galt Mile Web Site, Insurance, Security Program, Correspondence, Galt Merchants, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Assistant Secretary

May 18, 2006
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: Broward County Commissioner Jim Scott and his Administrative Aide Lisa Castillo
Topics: Progress Update for Port Everglades Security infrastructure, County - Cities land use conflict, dedicated funding for the South Florida Regional Transportation Authority, Opus South, Il Lugano, Galt Mile Newsletter, Galt Mile Web Site, Correspondence, Dues, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Assistant Secretary

June 15, 2006
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: District 91 State Representative Ellyn Bogdanoff, Andy and Kathy Mitchell and Jack Ireland (owners of Ireland’s Inn)
Topics: Condo Owner Issues, Florida Property Insurance Dogma, Homestead Portability, Il Lugano, Galt Mile Web Site, Correspondence, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Assistant Secretary

September 21, 2006
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: Fort Lauderdale Commissioner Christine Teel and Broward County Commissioner Jim Scott
Topics: Galt Mile outfall pipes, Il Lugano, Community Center mugging, Galt Mile Web Site, Correspondence, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Assistant Secretary

October 19, 2006
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: None
Topics: La Reserve Property, Il Lugano, Community Center, Denny’s, Sapphire Project, Correspondence, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Leah Glickfield for Fern McBride, Assistant Secretary

November 16, 2006
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: City of Fort Lauderdale Mayor James Naugle and Broward District 4 Commissioner-Elect Ken Keechl
Topics: La Reserve Property, Il Lugano, Community Center, Galt Mile Web Site, Correspondence, Galt Merchants, Other Business, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Leah Glickfield for Fern McBride, Assistant Secretary

December 21, 2006
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: Pio Ieraci
Topics: A broad review of Galt Mile concerns and an update of GMCA governance issues, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Leah Glickfield for Fern McBride, Assistant Secretary

January 18, 2007
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: Fort Lauderdale Commissioner Christine Teel
Topics: Il Lugano, Jitney, Galt Mile Web Site, Other Business, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

February 15, 2007
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: Les Hollingsworth, Executive Director of Downtown Fort Lauderdale Transportation Management Association (DFLTMA), and his assistant, Rabia Queshi; Broward County Commissioner Ken Keechl
Topics: Il Lugano, Center Strip Update, A1A, Galt Roving Security Patrol, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

March 15, 2007
Meeting Minutes

Topics: Il Lugano, Center Strip Update, Denny’s, Beach Renourishment, Legislative Update, Galt Roving Security Patrol, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

April 19, 2007
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Patrick Shavloskey, Development Director of Bonnet House and Broward County Commissioner Ken Keechl
Topics: Denny’s, Il Lugano, Beach Renourishment, Legislative Update, Galt Roving Security Patrol, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

May 31, 2007
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: U. S. Congressman Ron Klein
Topics: Center Strip, Robert Rozema Memorial Walk, Il Lugano, Beach Renourishment, Legislative Update, Galt Roving Security Patrol, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Treasurer’s Report, Other Business
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

September 20, 2007
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: District 4 Broward County Commissioner Ken Keechl
Topics: Agenda Input from Members, Galt Mile Memorial Walk, Il Lugano, Beach Renourishment, Community Center, Galt Mile Security Patrol, Galt Merchants Association, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Treasurer’s Report, Other Business
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

October 25, 2007
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: Fort Lauderdale Commissioner Christine Teel, Fort Lauderdale Director of Parking & Fleet Services John Hoelzle
Topics: Parking Meters, Galt Mile Memorial Walk, Il Lugano, Galt Mile Security Patrol, Galt Merchants Association, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Treasurer’s Report, Other Business
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

November 15, 2007
Meeting Minutes

Discuaaion: Galt Mile Memorial Walk
Topics: Il Lugano, Beach Renourishment, Galt Mile Security Patrol, Galt Merchants Association, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Treasurer’s Report, Other Business
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

December 20, 2007
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: Andy and Kathy Mitchell, Kathy’s father Jack Ireland, Broward County Commissioner Ken Keechl
Topics: Galt Mile Memorial Walk, Il Lugano, Galt Mile Security Patrol, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Treasurer’s Report, Other Business
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

January 17, 2008
Meeting Minutes

Discuaaion: Galt Mile Memorial Walk
Topics: Il Lugano, Beach Renourishment, Community Center, Galt Mile Security Patrol, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Treasurer’s Report, Other Business
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

March 20, 2008
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: Fort Lauderdale Chief of Police Bruce G. Roberts
Topics: Galt Mile Memorial Walk, Il Lugano, Beach Renourishment, Galt Roving Security Patrol, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Galt Merchants Association, Other Business
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

April 17, 2008
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: Fort Lauderdale Police Major Russell H. Hanstein, Police District 1 Commander
Topics: Galt Mile Memorial Walk, Il Lugano, Beach Renourishment, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Legislative Concerns, Calypso, Other Business
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

May 15, 2008
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: Broward County Commissioner Ken Keechl
Topics: Calypso Project, Galt Mile Memorial Walk, Il Lugano, Beach Renourishment, Galt Roving Security Patrol, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Other Business
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

June 19, 2008
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: District 91 Statehouse Representative Ellyn Bogdanoff
Topics: Galt Mile Memorial Walk, Il Lugano, Beach Renourishment, Galt Roving Security Patrol, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Other Business
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

August 5, 2008
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Christine Teel, legislative aide Aaron Nevins of Statehouse Representative Ellyn Bogdanoff’s office, City of Fort Lauderdale Parks and Recreation Director Phil Thornburg, City of Fort Lauderdale Engineer Hal Barnes, Fort Lauderdale City Commission Assistant Eve Bazer and candidate for Circuit Judge Paul Eichner
Topics: Galt Mile Memorial Walk Presentation (Beautification Project), Insurance, Wage Survey Update
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

September 18, 2008
Meeting Minutes

Group Discussion: Goals & Objectives for 2008-2009
Topics: Calypso Project, Beach Renourishment, Galt Mile Security Patrol, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Galt Merchants Association, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

November 20, 2008
Meeting Minutes

Group Discussion: Membership Participation
Topics: Old and New Business, Calypso Project, Memorial Walk, Beautification, Il Lugano, Beach Renourishment, Galt Mile Security Patrol, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Other Business, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

December 18, 2008
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Broward County Commissioner Ken Keechl and Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Christine Teel
Topics: Old and New Business, Calypso Project, Il Lugano, Galt Mile Security Patrol, Galt Merchants Association, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Other Business, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

January 15, 2009
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Fort Lauderdale City Manager George Gretsas with David Hébert, Fort Lauderdale Assistant City Manager, Public Safety and Emergency Management, and Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Christine Teel, Mayoral Candidate Jack Seiler, Cooperative Feeding Program Executive Director Scott Woodburn and Il Lugano's Mike Weber
Topics: Mayoral Candidate Jack Seiler, 2009 Galt Mile Food Drive - Scott Woodburn, City Manager George Gretsas presented Goals and Objectives - January 2009 Update, Old and New Business, Other Business, City Commissioner Christine Teel, Property Appraiser Media Director Bob Wolfe, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

February 19, 2009
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Christine Teel
Topics: Old and New Business, Calypso Project, Beach Renourishment, Community Center, Galt Mile Security Patrol, Galt Merchants Association, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Other Business, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

May 21, 2009
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Friends of the Galt Mile Reading Center President Herman Gardner
Topics: Old and New Business, Galt Mile Reading Center, Legislative Update, Galt Drive Street Landscape, Beach Renourishment, Galt Mile Security Patrol, Galt Merchants Association, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Other Business, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

June 18, 2009
Meeting Minutes

Honoring Rose Guttman
Topics: Old and New Business, Galt Mile Reading Center, Legislative Update, Galt Ocean Drive Street Landscape, Beach Renourishment, Galt Mile Security Patrol, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Other Business, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

September 17, 2009
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner and Vice Mayor Bruce Roberts and Director Chris Wren of the Downtown Development Authority and Interim Director of the Sun Trolley
Topics: Old and New Business, Transportation – Sun Trolley, Galt Ocean Mile Landscaping, Beach Renourishment, Galt Roving Security Patrol, Galt Mile Reading Center, Galt Mile Merchants, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Other Business, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

October 15, 2009
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner and Vice Mayor Bruce Roberts
Topics: Old and New Business (Sun Trolley, Galt Mile Roving Security Patrol, George Gretsas), Galt Mile Reading Center, Galt Ocean Drive Landscaping, Beach Renourishment, Galt Mile Roving Security Patrol, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Other Business, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

November 19, 2009
Meeting Minutes

Topic: Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Meeting considering City Manager George Gretsas Contract Renewal
Topics: Old and New Business (Galt Mile Reading Center, George Gretsas), Special Update – City Manager George Gretsas – Contract not renewed, Beach Renourishment, Other Business, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

December 17, 2009
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner and Vice Mayor Bruce Roberts, Managing Director Patricia Zeiler of the Downtown Fort Lauderdale Transportation Management Association (DFLTMA), Sun Trolley
Topics: Old and New Business (Oakland Park Boulevard Bridge, Susaki plan, Central Beach Master Plan, Sun Trolley), Galt Ocean Drive Landscaping, Beach Renourishment, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Other Business, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

January 21, 2010
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Broward Mayor and District 4 County Commissioner Ken Keechl, Water Taxi Sales & Marketing Director Terry Gilchrist, Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner and Vice Mayor Bruce Roberts, Managing Director Patricia Zeiler of the Downtown Fort Lauderdale Transportation Management Association (DFLTMA), Sun Trolley
Topics: Old and New Business (Water Taxi, Il Lugano, Haiti Relief, Water Charges, Retrofit Opt-Out Bill), Beach Renourishment, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Other Business, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

February 18, 2010
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner and Vice Mayor Bruce Roberts
Topics: Old and New Business (Sprinkler Retrofit Relief Legislation - House Bill 561, A1A Resurfacing, Sun Trolley, Water Charges, Pain Clinics), Beach Renourishment, Galt Ocean Drive Landscaping, Galt Mile Roving Security Patrol, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Other Business, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

March 18, 2010
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner and Vice Mayor Bruce Roberts and Bob Wolfe of the Broward County Property Appraiser’s Office
Topics: Old and New Business (Sprinkler Retrofit Relief Legislation - House Bill 561, Sun Trolley, Beach Renourishment, Galt Ocean Drive Landscaping, Galt Mile Roving Security Patrol, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Other Business, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

April 15, 2010
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: District 91 Statehouse Candidate George Moraitis, District 13 County Court Judge Candidate Heidi Berkowitz, Andy and Kathy Mitchell of Ireland’s Inn
Topics: Old and New Business (“Sprinkler Retrofit Relief Bill” - House Bill 561 & Senate Bill 1196), Old and New Business, Sun Trolley, Galt Ocean Drive Landscaping, Beach Renourishment, Galt Merchants, Galt Mile Roving Security Patrol, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Other Business, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

May 20, 2010
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner and Vice Mayor Bruce Roberts, District 13 County Court Judge Candidate Heidi Berkowitz, Andy and Kathy Mitchell of Ireland’s Inn
Topics: Old and New Business Gulf Oil Spill, (“Sprinkler Retrofit Relief Bill” - Senate Bill 1196), Galt Ocean Drive Street Landscape, Beach Renourishment, Galt Mile Merchants, Galt Mile Roving Security Patrol, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Other Business, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

September 16, 2010
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Broward County Mayor and District 4 Commissioner Ken Keechl, FLPD Michael G. Gregory - Acting Major of Police District 1, Broward District 4 Commission Candidate Chip LaMarca
Topics: Old and New Business (County Budget, Ethics Code, Galt Mile Reading Center), Galt Ocean Drive Street Landscape, Beach Renourishment, Galt Mile Roving Security Patrol, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Other Business, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

October 21, 2010
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Bruce Roberts, FLPD Captain Michael G. Gregory - Acting Major of Police District 1
Topics: Old and New Business (City Manager Search, Homeless Man, Bicycle Registration), Fire Safety – Opt-Out Issues, Galt Ocean Drive Street Landscape, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Other Business, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

November 18, 2010
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speaker: FLPD Captain Michael G. Gregory - Acting Major of Police District 1
Topics: Old and New Business (Budget Meeting, Holiday Crimes, Bicycle Registration), Galt Ocean Drive Street Landscape, Beach Renourishment, Community Center, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Other Business, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

December 16, 2010
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Broward County District 4 Commissioner Charles "Chip LaMarca, Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Bruce Roberts, FLPD Captain Michael G. Gregory - Acting Major of Police District 1, Ireland's Inn Proprietor Andy Mitchell
Topics: Old and New Business (New County Commissioner, Public Safety, Sun Trolley - TMA, Holiday Crime rate, Ireland's Inn Update), Galt Ocean Drive Street Landscape, Beach Renourishment, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Other Business, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

February 17, 2011
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: David Hebert, Assistant City Manager – City of Fort Lauderdale, FLPD Captain Michael G. Gregory - Acting Major of Police District 1
Topics: Old and New Business (City Manager Search, Public Safety, red light camera enforcement system, Crime rate, COM center history), Galt Roving Patrol, Galt Ocean Drive Street Landscape, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Other Business, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

March 17, 2011
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Bruce Roberts
Topics: Old and New Business (Deregulation Bill - HB 5005, Utility Graffiti Issue, Acting Major Michael Gregory has been reassigned to Internal Affairs, deter speeding), Galt Roving Patrol, Galt Ocean Drive Street Landscape, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Other Business, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

May 19, 2011
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Bruce Roberts, FLPD Captain Michael G. Gregory - Acting Major of Police District 1
Topics: Old and New Business (Beach Burlglaries, Memorial Day celebration, New City Manager Lee Feldman, Sun Trolley to Galleria, Bahia Mar, Chepo walk through), CAN Legislative Round Table, Beach Renourishment, Galt Mile Merchants, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

September 15, 2011
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Broward County District 4 Commissioner Charles "Chip LaMarca w/ aide Ryan Saunders, Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Bruce Roberts, Robin Cross, SunTrust Bank
Topics: Old and New Business (Broward Budget Hearing, Fort Lauderdale Budget Impacts, New City Manager Lee Feldman, New Air Show negotiations, A1A Improvements, Pill Mills), Galt Ocean Drive Street Landscape, CFLCA Appointment, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

October 20, 2011
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Fort Lauderdale Mayor Jack Seiler, Fort Lauderdale Recycling Program Loretta Cronk, Broward Art Guild President Ken Harrison
Topics: Old and New Business (Trash Rates, Taxes, Fort Lauderdale Budget, Fire Station 54, Tourism, Crime and homelessness), Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

November 17, 2011
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Bruce Roberts; FLPD District 1 Commander Major Raul M. Diaz and FLPD Officer Andy Pallen.
Topics: Old and New Business (Broward and Fort Lauderdale negotiate sharing Dispatch costs, New FEMA Flood Rate Maps, Homeless Panhandlers on the Galt Mile, Increased Burgluries and thefts, Fort Lauderdale Budget), Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Galt Roving Security Patrol, Service Animals, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

January 19, 2012
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Bruce Roberts; District 1 Commission candidate Mary Graham, Rebecca Kendig of Il Lugano and "Moments in Time" Proprietor Jack Atwell.
Topics: Old and New Business (New Sun Trolley weekend service, CodeRED Emergency Notification Service, patchwork of pink aggregate sidewalks on the Galt Mile, DROP program and city pensions, Fort Lauderdale Budget), Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Galt Ocean Drive Street Landscape, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

March 15, 2012
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Bruce Roberts; Thomas Gestal, F.L.P.D.; Proprietor Linda LeDuc of Monk’s Wine & Liquor; Broward County Commissioner Kristin Jacobs, /District 22 Congressional candidate.
Topics: Post Election City challenges (Develop neighborhood infrastructure, Public Safety, Department of Transportation and Mobility, Landscaping, Re-energizing River Walk area, Homeless issue), Beach Renourishment, Guest Presentations, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

April 19, 2012
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Fort Lauderdale Commission Assistant Robbi Uptegrove, representing City of Fort Lauderdale District 1 Commissioner Bruce Roberts; Officers Soika and Vilches, Fort Lauderdale Police Department.
Topics: Public Safety (out of town, Air Show security, Beach Safety/Recent Drowning, Rip Currents), Beach Renourishment, Galt Ocean Drive Street Landscape, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

May 17, 2012
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: City of Fort Lauderdale District 1 Commissioner Bruce Roberts
Topics: Turtle Safe Lighting, Turtle Nests on Galt Beaches, Closing old Building Permits, Homelessness - Panhandling, FEC Miami-Orlando high speed Railway, Galt Ocean Drive Street Landscape, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

September 20, 2012
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: City of Fort Lauderdale District 1 Commissioner Bruce Roberts; Tom Gestal, Fort Lauderdale Police Department; Garrett Pingol, Fort Lauderdale Fire-Rescue
Topics: Utility graffiti, Turtle Nests on Galt Beaches, Metropolitan Planning Association, Fire station 54 Update, City Budget, School assessment, Knox boxes, Annual Fire inspections, AED training, Galt Mile Wine & Food Festival, Galt Ocean Drive Street Landscape, Beach Renourishment, Galt Mile Security Patrol, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

October 18, 2012
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: City of Fort Lauderdale District 1 Commissioner Bruce Roberts; Broward Commissioner Chip LaMarca's District Director John Newstreet, Officer Tom Gestal, Fort Lauderdale Police Department; Captain Garrett Pingol, Fort Lauderdale Fire-Rescue, Government and Media Relations Deputy Robert Wolfe of Broward County Property Appraiser
Topics: Playa del Sol Construction, A1A Resurfacing, Deadly Galt Triangle, Crime Stats, Beach Renourishment, City Budget, Association Legislation, Turtle Issues, Galt Mile Wine and Food Festival, Bob Wolfe of BCPA on Proposed Constitutional Amendments, Comcast, basketball, New GMCA Members, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

November 15, 2012
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: City of Fort Lauderdale District 1 Commissioner Bruce Roberts; Broward Commissioner Chip LaMarca's District Director John Newstreet, Officer Tom Gestal, Fort Lauderdale Police Department
Topics: Bahia Mar, Aquatic Complex, Utility Markings Action Committee (UMAC), Grand Prix, Crime Stats, Galt Mile Security Patrol, Beach Renourishment, Association Legislation, Galt Mile Street Landscape, Turtle Issues, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Ireland’s Inn, Beach Raker, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

December 20, 2012
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: City of Fort Lauderdale District 1 Commissioner Bruce Roberts; District 4 Broward County Commissioner Chip LaMarca, Broward Commissioner Chip LaMarca's District Director John Newstreet, Officer Tom Gestal, Fort Lauderdale Police Department
Topics: Damage to the beach and A1A, Turtle lighting, Fire Station, Aggressive panhandling ordinances, Utility Markings Action Committee (UMAC), Grand Prix, Crime Stats, Galt Mile Security Patrol, Beach Renourishment, Association Legislation, Galt Mile Street Landscape, Turtle Issues, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Ireland’s Inn, Beach Raker, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

January 17, 2013
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: City of Fort Lauderdale District 1 Commissioner Bruce Roberts; Broward Commissioner Chip LaMarca's District Director John Newstreet, Rick Lassiter, Vice President/Managing Director, 360 Premium Seating with Florida Panthers and BB&T Center; Regina Skane and Sandi Fein, Broward Art Guild
Topics: Events at BB&T Arena, New FEC Rail Lines, A1A & Beach Repairs, Fire Station, Infrastructure Upgrades, North Beach (NOBE) Events, Galt Mile Wine & Food Festival, Beach Raker, Legislative Update, Galt Ocean Drive Street Landscape, Galt Mile Security Patrol, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Traffic Lights, Bike Lanes, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

February 21, 2013
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Commission Assistant Robbi Uptegrove, representing Commissioner Bruce Roberts; Broward Commissioner Chip LaMarca's District Director John Newstreet; Officer Tom Gestal (Fort Lauderdale Police Department Neighborhood Action Team); V.P. Laurie Madenfort and President Linda Leduc of the Galt Ocean Mile Merchants Association
Topics: A1A & Beach Repairs, American Golf Course development plan, Fire Station, Progress of former Miami Dolphin Kim Bokamper's New Restaurant, Galt Ocean Mile Merchant's Association, Galt Mile Wine & Food Festival, Legislative Update, Galt Mile Security Patrol, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, 40-year building safety inspection program, Galt Mile Library Celebration, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

March 21, 2013
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: City of Fort Lauderdale District 1 Commissioner Bruce Roberts; Broward Commissioner Chip LaMarca's District Director John Newstreet; Officers James Hancock and Keith Rohloff, Fort Lauderdale Police Department.
Topics: Fire Station, A1A Lane Markings, Dean Trantalis replacing Charlotte Rodstrom in District 2, new budgeting process, City Attorney Search, new Broward County Library Director Sky Patrick, Galt Library, Legislative Report, Galt Mile Wine & Food Festival, Beach Renourishment, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Emergency 911 Conflict, Beach Easement Letter, BLUE Galt Ocean Marketplace, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

April 18, 2013
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Broward Commissioner Chip LaMarca's District Director John Newstreet; Officers Tom Gestal and David Soika, Fort Lauderdale Police Department.
Topics: Beach Renourishment, Speeding on Galt Ocean Drive, Galt Mile Security Patrol, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Galt Ocean Mile Merchants Association, BLUE Galt Ocean Marketplace, Sun Trolley Excursion, Homeless persons at Winn-Dixie, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

May 16, 2013
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Broward Commissioner Chip LaMarca's District Director John Newstreet; Officer Howat Will, Fort Lauderdale Police Department.
Topics: Speeding on Galt Ocean Drive, Emergency Dispatch System, Legislative Update, Galt Mile Street Landscape, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Galt Ocean Mile Merchants Association, Galleon rehabilitation, two "North Beach" neighborhoods, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

September 19, 2013
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: City of Fort Lauderdale District 1 Commissioner Bruce Roberts; Broward Commissioner Chip LaMarca's District Director John Newstreet; Officer Nick Rollins, Fort Lauderdale Police Department.
Topics: City Budget, Galt Ocean Marketplace Access from Galt Ocean Drive, Aggressive Panhandlers at Galt Mile Library, Anti-Association County Law, Beach Renourishment Start Date, Winn-Dixie Renovation, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

October 17, 2013
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: City of Fort Lauderdale District 1 Commissioner Bruce Roberts; Officer Tom Gestal, Fort Lauderdale Police Department.
Topics: Galt Mile Wine & Food Festival, Beach Renourishment, A1A Greenway traffic dilemma, Bag Boy Service promotes Supermarket Security, Anti-Association County Ordinance, Galt Ocean Mile Merchants Association, Surf Fishing on the Galt Mile Beach, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

December 19, 2013
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: City of Fort Lauderdale District 1 Commissioner Bruce Roberts; Broward County District 4 Commissioner Chip LaMarca; Officer Tom Gestal, Fort Lauderdale Police Department.
Topics: Proposed A1A Greenway Project Fix, Beach Renourishment Regulatory Progress, Economic Boost for Broward Transportation Hubs, Seasonal Larceny, Galt Ocean Mile Street Maintenance, Bicycle Registration, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

January 16, 2014
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: City of Fort Lauderdale District 1 Commissioner Bruce Roberts; Broward Commissioner Chip LaMarca's Commission Aide Kate Wesner; Officer Chris Sousa, Fort Lauderdale Police Department.
Topics: Proposed A1A Greenway Project, Homeless Issues, Beach Renourishment Regulatory Progress, Early Voting Site, Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport Improvements, Galt Ocean Mile Street Landscape, Winn-Dixie project, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

February 20, 2014
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Broward Commissioner Chip LaMarca's Commission Aide Kate Wesner; Officer Chris Sousa, Fort Lauderdale Police Department.
Topics: Beach Renourishment Regulatory Progress (opinion from NOAA Fisheries), Homeless Issues & Crime, Proposed A1A Greenway Project, Proposed Early Voting Site, Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport Improvements, Galt Ocean Mile Street Landscape, Legislative Update, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

March 20, 2014
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Broward Commissioner Chip LaMarca's Commission Aide Kate Wesner; Officer Chris Sousa, Fort Lauderdale Police Department.
Topics: A1A Project, All Aboard Florida Quiet Zones, New Homeless Behavioral Ordinance, Beach Renourishment Regulatory Delay (opinion from NOAA Fisheries), Galt Library Lease Renewal, Crime Down in Galt despite citywide Spring Break Hi-Jinx, Galt Ocean Mile Street Landscape, Galt Merchants Update, Galt Mile Library Update, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

April 17, 2014
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Broward Commissioner Chip LaMarca; Broward Commissioner Chip LaMarca's Commission Aide Kate Wesner; Officer Tom Gestal, Fort Lauderdale Police Department.
Topics: Sun Trolley ridership, Coral Ridge Mall Early Voting, Convention Center, Tortuga Music Festival, Beach Renourishment Regulatory Delay (opinion from NOAA Fisheries), LaMarca candidacy, Galt Library, Galt Ocean Mile Street Landscape, Galt Security Patrol, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

May 15, 2014
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Broward Commissioner Chip LaMarca's Commission Aide Kate Wesner; Officer Tom Gestal, Fort Lauderdale Police Department.
Topics: Holiday Beach Weekends, A1A Greenway Project, Beach Renourishment Regulatory Progress, Tree Trimming, Galt Mile Library Update, Code Enforcement Overstep, Traffic Signals, service animals/emotional support animals, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

June 19, 2014
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: City of Fort Lauderdale District 1 Commissioner Bruce Roberts; Broward Commissioner Chip LaMarca's Commission Aide Kate Wesner; Broward County Property Appraiser Media Specialist Bob Wolfe, Broward County District 4 Commission Candidate Ben Lap.
Topics: Thanks to Robbi Uptegrove, Preliminary City Budget, Broward Cimmission Candidate Ben Lap, Beach Renourishment Update, BCPA Community Outreach, Galt Mile Library Update, City Website Mobile APP, Hurricane Expo, Association Legislation, Galt Ocean Mile Landscape, Galt Mile Reading Center Summer Programs, Pat Zeiler moves to Historical Society, Security Patrol, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

September 18, 2014
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: City of Fort Lauderdale District 1 Commissioner Bruce Roberts; Broward Commissioner Chip LaMarca's Commission Aide Kate Wesner; Broward County Natural Resources Administrator and Beach Manager Nicole Sharpe.
Topics: City Budget Approved, Galt Mile A1A Project to restart, Enforcement of City Solicitation Ordinance funded, Beach Renourishment Update, Chepo Landscaping Update, Galt Mile Library Update, Security Patrol, Galt Mile Wage & Salary Survey, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

October 16, 2014
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: City of Fort Lauderdale District 1 Commissioner Bruce Roberts; Fort Lauderdale Police Department Galt Mile liaison Officer Zachary Baro.
Topics: Holiday Season Safety measures, New Police Crews in Beach and Downtown Districts, Homeless soliciting, Consolidated Emergency "911" Service, Development in City Neighborhoods, Galt Mile Improvements on track for mid-2015, Chepo Landscaping Update, Beach Renourishment Update, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Galt Mile Wage & Salary Survey, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

November 20, 2014
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Fort Lauderdale Police Department Galt Mile liaison Officer Zachary Baro.
Topics: Shooting at Florida State University, CRT South resident suffering from cancer and advanced dementia exploited by local Beauty Salon owner, New FLPD non-emergency number, Random security patrols, New Homeless Food-Sharing Ordinance, Anonymous cyber-attack on City website, Chepo Landscaping Update, Beach Renourishment Update, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, FDOT on Galt Triangle, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Kande Lewandowski for Fern McBride, Secretary

December 17, 2014
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: City of Fort Lauderdale District 1 Commissioner Bruce Roberts
Topics: Homeless on the Galt Mile, Fort Lauderdale Food Sharing Ordinance, Sun Trolley Galt Mile Route Cutback, Inconsistent Code Enforcement, Bruce Roberts Commission Candidacy, Beach Renourishment Update, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Galt Mile Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs), New Honorary Permanent Members, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Ed Hashek for Fern McBride, Secretary

January 15, 2015
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Bruce Roberts, Fort Lauderdale Police Department Officers Patrick Hart and Tom Gestal, Downtown Fort Lauderdale Transportation Management Association (Sun Trolley) Executive Director Robyn Chiarelli
Topics: Fort Lauderdale Economy improving, Homeless Contributions, Homeless Confrontations, Sun Trolley Galt Mile Route, Sprinkler Retrofit Voting Deadline, Galt Mile Street Landscaping, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Galt Ocean Mile Reading Room Performance Workshop, Galt Mile Food and Wine Festival, New Honorary Permanent Members, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Ed Hashek for Fern McBride, Secretary

February 19, 2015
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Bruce Roberts, Fort Lauderdale Police Officer Tom Gestal, Russell Spadaccini of BocaRaton.com (promoter of the Galt Mile Wine & Food Festival); Jordana Jarjura of the Tripp Scott Law Firm; and Architect Stewart Robin.
Topics: Beach Renourishment, Fort Lauderdale improvement projects, low Galt Mile crime rate, Galt Mile Homeless predators, Galt Mile Wine and Food Festival, Galt Mile Street Landscaping, Galt Ocean Mile Reading Room Cultural Programming Award, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, New Honorary Permanent Members, Fountainhead 50th birthday gala, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Ed Hashek for Fern McBride, Secretary

March 19, 2015
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Fort Lauderdale Police Department Officer Tom Gestal, Galt Mile FLPD Liaison
Topics: Low-flying advertizing airplanes, Homeless at Galt Library, FLPD Foot Patrols, favorable Galt Mile crime rate statistics, Galt Mile Wine and Food Festival, Beach Renourishment, Galt Mile Street Landscaping, Galt Ocean Mile Reading Center, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Impact Glass windows and Insurance Rates, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

April 16, 2015
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Bruce Roberts, Fort Lauderdale Police Officer George Brandner
Topics: Tree fix plan, Fire Station 54, FLPD Racial Incident, favorable Galt Mile crime rate statistics, Gypsy Dent Scam, Homeless at Galt Library & beach access by L'Hermitage, Galt Mile Street Landscaping, Galt Ocean Mile Reading Center, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Galt Merchants Disbanded, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

May 21, 2015
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Bruce Roberts, Fort Lauderdale Police Officer George Brandner
Topics: A1A Project, Galleria Innovative Development, favorable Fort Lauderdale crime rate statistics, Memorial Day Security Protocols, Galt Mile Street Landscaping Meeting, Beach Renourishment Start Date, Galt Ocean Mile Reading Center Expansion Meeting, Security Patrol Cell Phone, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Service Animal Approval, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

June 18, 2015
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Bruce Roberts, Fort Lauderdale Police Department Officer Tom Gestal, Galt Mile FLPD Liaison
Topics: Deter auto burglaries, Homeless Soliciting, FLPD Foot Patrols, Galt Mile A1A Greenway project, 2016 City budget, Galt Mile Street Landscaping, Beach Renourishment, Galt Ocean Mile Reading Center, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, new window code and Water/Sewer Bills, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

September 17, 2015
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Robbi Uptegrove, Commission Assistant to Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Bruce Roberts, Fort Lauderdale Police Department Officers George Brandner (Galt Mile FLPD Liaison) and Carmelo Colon, Jr. (Crime Prevention Unit), Andy Mitchell for "Operation Lift Hope", Executive Director Gayle Butler (Friends of Birch State Park)
Topics: Deter auto burglaries, Homeless Soliciting, FLPD Foot Patrols, Galt Mile A1A Greenway project, 2016 City budget, Galt Mile Street Landscaping, Beach Renourishment, Galt Ocean Mile Reading Center, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, new window code and Water/Sewer Bills, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

October 15, 2015
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Bruce Roberts; Fort Lauderdale Police Department Officer Tom Gestal, Galt Mile FLPD Liaison; Bob Wolfe, Broward County Property Appraiser’s Office; Lea Krauss, Judicial Candidate for Circuit Court Judge; Robyn Chiarelli, Sun Trolley Executive Director.
Topics: Municipal Development, Fire Station 54, Low Crime Rate, Homeless Issues, BCPA Outreach at Beach Community Center, Sun Trolley Galt Mile Route, Galt Mile A1A Greenway Project, Bus Layover Damage, Galt Mile Street Landscaping, Tree Trimming, Construction Dumpsters, Beach Renourishment, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

December 15, 2015
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: None
Topics: Stepped Up Holiday Season Police Patrols, Homeless Issues, Route 55 Bus Layover, Construction Dumpsters, Galt Mile Street Landscaping, Prune Trees and Paint Benches, Beach Renourishment Meeting, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

January 21, 2016
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Robbi Uptegrove, Commission Assistant to Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Bruce Roberts, Fort Lauderdale Police Department Officer Tom Gestal, Galt Mile FLPD Liaison
Topics: City Manager Lee Feldman District 1 Report, Credit and Debit Card Fraud, frivolous Sea Turtle lawsuit, FLPD Foot Patrols, Homeless Issues, Route 72 Galt Ocean Drive Bus Layover, Beach Renourishment, Walking the Beach, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Ed Hashek for Fern McBride, Secretary

February 18, 2016
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Bruce Roberts; Fort Lauderdale Police Department Officer Tom Gestal
Topics: City Budget Process, Exterior Back Flow Preventers, Feldman Bus Layover Letter to Bertha Henry, Association Security Cameras, Dune heights, Segment II questions, Galt Mile Library Program, Galt Mile Street Landscaping, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Ed Hashek for Fern McBride, Secretary

March 16, 2016
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Bruce Roberts; Fort Lauderdale Police Department Officers George Brandner and Tom Gestal.
Spring Break, Galt Mile A1A Greenway Traffic issues, Water & Sewer Rates Meeting, Galt Ocean Drive Route 72 Bus Layover Meeting, Galt Mile Street Landscaping, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Frank Casier, Non-Partisan Organization, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

April 21, 2016
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Fort Lauderdale Police Department Officer Tom Gestal.
Building Security, Homeless Issues, Water & Sewer Rates Meeting, Galt Ocean Drive Route 72 Bus Layover, Galt Mile Street Landscaping, Beach Renourishment, Galt Mile Reading Center, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Galt Ocean Mile Marketplace shopping plaza, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

May 19, 2016
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Fort Lauderdale Police Department Officer George Brandner; Peter Flotz, Managing Director, Lansing Melbourne Group (LMG); Courtney Crush, Crush Law, Attorney representing Galleria Mall – “Live Galleria” Development; Charlotte Rodstrom, Fort Lauderdale Mayoral Candidate.
Galleria Mall – “Live Galleria” Development, Homeless Issues, Fort Lauderdale Mayoral Candidate Charlotte Rodstrom, Galt Ocean Drive Route 72 Bus Layover, Galt Mile Street Landscaping, Dumpster Prohibition, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Boat Buoys, Pilfered Galleon Beach Furniture, Treasurer’s Report, Galt Mile Reading Center Contribution
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

June 16, 2016
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Bruce Roberts; Fort Lauderdale Police Department Officer Tom Gestal
Topics: Bahia Mar, City Budget, Galt Mile A1A Greenway, Water Bill issues, Emergency Life Safety System, Sprinkler Retrofit, Sea Turtle HCP (Habitat Control Program), Galt Mile Street Landscaping, Galt Mile Library Program, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Ed Hashek for Fern McBride, Secretary

September 15, 2016
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Bruce Roberts; Fort Lauderdale Police Department Officer George Brandner
Topics: Engineered Life Safety System (ELSS), Leah Glickfield and Frank Casier Pass, Habitat Conservation Program, Hotwire Communications, City Budget, Fire Bond, Bokamper’s land swap, Penny Surtax ballot questions, Galt Mile Street Landscaping, Route 72 busses laying over, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

October 20, 2016
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Florida State Representative George Moraitis, Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Bruce Roberts; Fort Lauderdale Police Department Officer Tom Gestal
Topics: Engineered Life Safety System (ELSS), Sprinkler & ELSS Opt-Out Legislation, Low Crime Rate, Habitat Conservation Program, Galleria Development Stopped, Rumored Round-about, BCT bus layover, Penny Surtax ballot questions, Galt Ocean Drive Blocked at North End, Tony D's Closed, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

December 15, 2016
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Fort Lauderdale Police Department Officer Tom Gestal, Fort Lauderdale Mayoral Candidate Charlotte Rodstrom
Topics: Chepo Retires, Engineered Life Safety System (ELSS), Creating a Habitat Conservation Program (HCP), BCT Buses, Senior Scam, Craig’s list Danger, Hi-Tech Infiniti Thefts, Galt Mile Library Renovation, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Elevator Issues, Beach Rights, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

January 19, 2017
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Bruce Roberts; Fort Lauderdale Police Department Officer Tom Gestal
Topics: Engineered Life Safety System (ELSS), Las Olas Riverfront Development, Infrastructure Maintenance, Interim Police Chief Rick Maglione, A1A Construction, Craig’s list Danger, Hi-Tech Infiniti Thefts, Galt Mile Library Renovation, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Elevator Issues, Beach Rights, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

February 16, 2017
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Bruce Roberts; Fort Lauderdale Police Department Officers George Brandner, Roy Goderstad, Tsz Lau; Bob Wolfe of the Broward County Appraiser’s Office; Executive Director Robyn Chiarelli of the Downtown Fort Lauderdale Transportation Management Association (DFLTMA)
Topics: Engineered Life Safety System (ELSS), Relocate Convention Center, Infrastructure Maintenance, Traffic Issues, A1A Construction, neighborhood action team, avoid leaving fobs in vehicles, avoid “gypsy dent” scams and distraction crimes, Benches removed from Lifshey Park, Galt Mile Foot patrols, New security patrol "Mule", Coral Ridge Tower Complex considers Galt Patrol, Robyn Chiarelli offers to visit member associations, Bob Wolfe discusses Property Appraiser Marty Kiar, Galt Mile Library Renovation, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Elevator Issues, Thanks to Eric, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

March 16, 2017
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Marty Kiar, Bob Wolfe and Scott Barrocas of the Broward County Property Appraiser’s Office; CEO Alice Taylor and Marketing Manager Joey Guastaferro of Broward Health Imperial Point Medical Center
Topics: Broward County Property Appraiser Marty Kiar detailed his responsibilities, Broward Health Imperial Point CEO Alice Taylor describes services, Spring Break, Engineered Life Safety System (ELSS) Opt-Out Bills, Galt Security Patrol, Galt Mile Library Renovation, Galt Mile Landscaping walk-through, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, A1A Construction, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

April 20, 2017
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Bruce Roberts; Fort Lauderdale Police Department Officers T. Levin and T. Ryan
Topics: Engineered Life Safety System (ELSS), Incidents on the Galt, Infrastructure Maintenance, Traffic Management, Spring Break Disturbances, A1A Construction, Water & Sewer Rates, Galt Mile Walk Through with John Jors, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Turtle Lighting, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

May 18, 2017
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Bruce Roberts; Fort Lauderdale Police Department Officer Tom Gestal
Topics: Engineered Life Safety System (ELSS) Legislation, Fire Station Contract, Infrastructure Committee, Unmarked Patrols, Bank Follow-outs, Broken Uplights & Street Lamps, Galt Mile Library Renovation, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Fire Boat, Speed Bumps, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

June 15, 2017
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Bruce Roberts; District 1 City Commission candidate Heather Moraitis
Topics: Heather Moraitis' qualifications, Engineered Life Safety System (ELSS) & London Fire, Galt Lighting & Landscaping, Infrastructure Improvements, Bahia Mar, WAVE Streetcar, Water & Sewer Rates, Galt Mile Library - Neighborhood Asset, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, A1A Completed Soon, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

September 26, 2017
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Fort Lauderdale Police Department Officers Lay, Ryan and Levin
Topics: Hurricane Irma, Preparations, During the Storm, After the Storm, Damages, Clean-up, Sprinkler Retrofit – Engineered Life Safety System (ELSS), Galt Ocean Drive Lighting & Landscaping, BCT Busses, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, A1A Completed Soon, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

October 19, 2017
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Bruce Roberts; District 1 City Commission candidate Heather Moraitis, Fort Lauderdale Police Department Officers Tom Gestal and Tim Ryan, Bob Wolfe of the Property Appraisers Office
Topics: Bike Facilities Project, Engineered Life Safety Systems – ELSS, Debris from Irma, BCT Busses on the Galt, Sidewalk Repairs, Damages, Clean-up, Galt Ocean Drive Landscaping, Wage & Salary Survey, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Water/Sewer rates, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

November 16, 2017
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Newly elected District 1 City Commissioner Heather Moraitis; Fort Lauderdale Police Department Officers T. Lau and T. Ryan; Ocean Chemist proprietor and Pharmacist Anthony Garofali; Mayoral candidate Charlotte Rodstrom; Laurie Madenfort
Topics: New City Commissioner Heather Moraitis, Engineered Life Safety Systems – ELSS, Ocean Chemist, Galt Ocean Drive Landscaping, Galt Mile Library Renovation, Galt Security Patrol, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Water/Sewer rates, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

December 14, 2017
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Fort Lauderdale District I City Commissioner Bruce Roberts; District 1 City Commissioner-elect Heather Moraitis; Fort Lauderdale Police Department Officers T. Gestal and T. Lau
Topics: New City Commissioner Heather Moraitis, Sun Trolley Galt Route suspended, Galt Mile Parking problem, new Bahia Mar Project, Fort Lauderdale Boat Show, City-wide infrastructure upgrades, WAVE system, Engineered Life Safety Systems – ELSS, Galt Ocean Drive Landscaping, Galt Security Patrol, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

January 18, 2018
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Fort Lauderdale District 1 City Commissioner-elect Heather Moraitis; Fort Lauderdale Police Department Officers Tom Gestal and Tim Ryan; Laurie Madenfort (Galt Merchants Association)
Topics: City Commissioner-elect Heather Moraitis, Sun Trolley Galt Route suspended, Galt Mile Parking problem, Sea Turtles - HCP, Galt Mile Bank Robbery, New Trees on Galt, Engineered Life Safety Systems – ELSS, Galt Mile Reading Center, Galt Security Patrol, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Dogs on the Mile, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

February 15, 2018
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Fort Lauderdale District 1 City Commissioner-Bruce Roberts
Topics: A moment of silence was observed for the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School tragedy, Heather Moraitis begins tenure on March 20, Robbi Uptegrove honorarium, Beach Raker service expansion, Heather and Bruce address Galt Mile Parking problem raised by Jon Paul, Engineered Life Safety Systems – ELSS, New Trees on Galt, Pet stations, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Sea Turtles - HCP, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

March 22, 2018
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Fort Lauderdale District 1 City Commissioner Heather Moraitis’ Assistant Melissa Coningsby; Sun Trolley Executive Director Robyn Chiarelli
Topics: Broken Galt Street Lights, Spring Break Issues, Dog Waste Posts, Beach Raker service expansion, Galt Mile Parking problem, Heather Moraitis began tenure on March 20, inequitable water/sewer rates, Galt Sun Trolley Route. Robbi Uptegrove honorarium, Engineered Life Safety Systems – ELSS, New Trees on Galt, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, WAVE Streetcar, storm water rates, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

April 19, 2018
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Florida State Senator, District 34, Gary Farmer, Jr.; Fort Lauderdale District 1 City Commissioner Heather Moraitis; Melissa Coningsby, Assistant to Commissioner Moraitis; Jennifer Gottlieb, Legislative Assistant to Senator Farmer; City of Fort Lauderdale Police Officers Gestal, Ryan, Levin and Lau.
Topics: Galt Holiday in December, BCT Bus Layovers on Galt Ocean Drive, Pet Stations, Galt Sun Trolley Survey, inequitable water/sewer rates, Broken Galt Street Lights, Galt Patrol - Spring Break Issues, Robbi Uptegrove honorarium, New Trees on Galt, Engineered Life Safety Systems – ELSS, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Galt Mile Reading Center, Galt Mile Wage & Salary Survey, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

May 17, 2018
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Melissa Coningsby, Assistant to City Commissioner Heather Moraitis; City of Fort Lauderdale Police Officers Tom Gestal and Tim Ryan.
Topics: “Utility Graffiti” on the Galt, Non-Functional Uplights, Replacement Trees on Galt, Crime Rate down, BCT Bus layover removed from Galt, Engineered Life Safety Systems – ELSS Legal Action, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Berkeley South joins GMCA, Hurricane Preparations, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

June 21, 2018
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Fort Lauderdale City Commissioner Heather Moraitis; Melissa Coningsby, Assistant to City Commissioner Heather Moraitis; Lindsey Bornstein, Denise Grimsley, City of Fort Lauderdale Police Officers Tom Gestal and Ted Levin
Topics: Illegal Robo Calls, New Storm Water Rates, Water/Sewage Rates, Street Lighting, Galt Patrol, Replacement Trees on Galt, Buses, Engineered Life Safety Systems – ELSS Galt Ocean Drive Street Landscape, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, BCT Paint/Damage to Sidewalks, Pet Stations, Missing Buoys, New Fire Station, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

September 20, 2018
Meeting Minutes

Guest Speakers: Broward County Commissioner Chip LaMarca; Melissa Coningsby, Assistant to City Commissioner Heather Moraitis, District 4 Broward Commission candidate Lamar Fisher; District 93 Statehouse candidate Emma Collum; Circuit Court Judge candidate Maria Weekes; County Court Judge candidate Allison Gilman
Topics: Electioneering candidates, Remove Street Markings, Light Up the Galt, Replace Missing Buoy, New Fire Station, Library Renovation, Replacement Trees on Galt, Engineered Life Safety Systems – ELSS, Galt Ocean Drive Street Landscape, Galt Mile Web Site – Newsletter, Water/Sewage Rates, Treasurer’s Report
Minutes: Fern McBride, Secretary

 

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