1. Call to Order & Roll
The meeting was called to order at 5:30 p.m. Members present were: Charles
Bradford, Darren Guttman, John Williams and Chairman Probert. Staff present
were: John Jones, Assistant City Manager; Vicki Minard, Assistant City Attorney
and Raymond Archer, Port Director.
2. Approval of Agenda
Charles Bradford motioned to approve the agenda. John Williams seconded the
3. Approval of Minutes
Charles Bradford motioned to approve the minutes for the April 12, 2000 Port
Advisory Board Meeting. Darren Guttman seconded the motion.
of fishing charter boats at the Key West Historic Seaport
John Jones presented a list of the charter boats at Key West Bight to the Port
Advisory Board for their information. A brief discussion followed in reference
to the City Commissions wishes on what to do with the boats. Further
discussion was held by the public, Board members and John Jones as to whether
the list John Jones presented to the Board members at this meeting was correct
or not. John Jones made it clear several times that the list he passed out at
this meeting was the correct list.
5. Discussion on Garrison
- Status on Leases
John Jones stated that they still had 22 people who had not signed the new
leases. Twelve of those 22 people were out of town and the City had not been
able to get a hold of them. He went on to say that they should have all the
leases signed by the end of the month.
- Sale of Charter Boat
Vicki Minard presented to the Board a revised checklist and documentation for
the sale of charter boat business and recommended that they approve this new
documentation. John Williams motioned to approve the procedure forms provided by
Vicki Minard. Charles Bradford seconded the motion. Motioned passed unanimously.
John Williams then motioned to
have the sale documents come before the Port Advisory Board for review prior to
sale approval. Charles Bradford seconded the motion. Motion passed 3-1.
6. Update on Mooring Field
& Houseboat Row
John Jones updated the Board members on the Mooring Field in which he stated
that within the next couple of weeks or so, the City could officially start
putting people at the Mooring Field. He said right now he wanted to test the
moorings to make sure he got what he wanted. He went on to say that the City was
actively engaged in other things like having a dingy dock out there and restroom
He stated in reference to
Houseboat Row that the DCA was giving was giving the City 36 slips and that they
were in the final stages of the permit process. He went on to say that they got
notice from Last Stand saying they didnt object to these slips but wanted to
clean the Bight up.
7. New Business
John Jones stated the City is looking into putting fuel facilities at Garrison
He then officially announced
Raymond Archer as the director of Key West Bight, Garrison Bight and Port
John Williams suggested changing
the office open hours at Garrison Bight.
Darren Guttman motioned to adjourn the meeting at 6:45 p.m. John Williams
seconded the motion.
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