Neighborhood Protection Committee

Membership Information

Member Name:  Appointed by: 
Joe Bier (Chair)  Mayor Karyn Cunningham 
Marcelo Zinn Vice Mayor Leanne Tellam
Gary Pastorella Councilmember Patrick Fiore
Beverly Gerald (Secretary) Councilmember Steve Cody
Jennifer Santino-Finger Councilmember Marsha Matson 


Board Liaisons:

  • Council Liaison: Councilmember Marsha Matson
  • Staff Liaison: Wes Maltby, Building Official

Purpose/Mission:

The purpose of the committee is to consider what action could be taken to more effectively implement the provisions of the neighborhood protection section of the Village Charter, Section 10.2, including any possible ordinance(s) and excluding traffic.


Membership: 

The Committee shall consist of five individuals, with one Village resident appointed by each Member of the Village Council, one of whom is designated by the Mayor to serve as Chair of the Select Advisory Committee. 

All members who are absent from three (3) regularly scheduled meetings of the committee shall be automatically removed from the Committee. Committee members who are removed through this process may be reappointed by the Village Council member that appointed the committee member.

A majority of the committee members shall constitute a quorum. No business shall be conducted unless a quorum is present, other than by a workshop process, which may be invoked when a quorum fails to take place. Any action at the workshop shall be preliminary and non-binding and shall be subject to subsequent ratification by a quorum of the committee at a duly held meeting.


Committee Qualifications:

The Committee shall consist of five individuals, with one Village resident appointed by each Member of the Village Council, one of whom is designated by the Mayor to serve as Chair of the Select Advisory Committee.  


Meetings

The Committee will meet once each quarter of the 2022 calendar year at 5:00 pm.   See the calendar linked on the left side menu for details.

Pursuant to the Village of Palmetto Bay’s Declaration of COVID-19 Virus State of Emergency Order No. 2020-11, all Village Advisory Boards, Committees, Task Forces, Charter Officers, and staff shall continue to meet virtually. All virtual meetings shall comply with the Florida Constitution, Florida’s Government in the Sunshine Law, and Chapter 286, Florida Statutes. All dates and times are subject to change and may be cancelled due to a lack of a quorum. If a Special Council Meeting is called by the Village Council which conflicts with a meeting date/time established herein, the meeting of the board, committee, or task force shall be cancelled and rescheduled for another date and time, which shall be voted upon by a majority of the members and shall not be in conflict with other scheduled meetings of the Village.

STARTING JUNE 1, 2022, ALL BOARDS, COMMITTEES AND TASK FORCE GROUPS WILL MEET IN PERSON AT VILLAGE HALL

Palmetto Bay's Declaration of COVID-19 Virus State of Emergency Order No. 2020-11 has been lifted. As such, all advisory boards, committees and task force groups will resume in person meetings starting June 1, 2022. All meetings will be audio-recorded, and written minutes will be maintained by the Office of the Village Clerk.

Members of the general public may provide public comments by continuing to use the online Public Comment Form, which will be read into the record, or may appear in person to provide public comments.

The meeting dates will remain the same as previously established for all volunteer groups.


For more information about upcoming meetings, please visit our online calendar.