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REGULAR MEETING

1015 Cultural Park Blvd. Cape Coral, FL

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AGENDA FOR THE REGULAR MEETING OF THE CAPE CORAL YOUTH COUNCIL

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PLEDGE OF CIVILITY We will be respectful of each other even when we disagree.

We will direct all comments to the issues. We will avoid personal attacks.

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MEETING CALLED TO ORDER

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Chair Baxter

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PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

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Chair Baxter

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ROLL CALL

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Chair Baxter, Members Benitez, Bernau, Bevan, Curulli, Dunkle, Gorbanovski, Ico, Molfino, Nguyen, Orozco, Rodriguez, Saunders, and Zivkovic

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CHANGES TO AGENDA/ADOPTION OF AGENDA

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APPROVAL OF MINUTES

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August 10, 2018 meeting minutes

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ADVISOR PRESENTATION (30 MINUTES MAXIMUM)

A. City Council Meeting Agenda Report - Advisor Mazurkiewicz

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CITIZENS INPUT TIME

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Input of citizens on matters concerning City Government; 3 minutes per individual.

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RECOMMENDATIONS TO COUNCIL

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BUSINESS

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Budget Discussion - Advisor Mazurkiewicz B. Cape Coral Advertising - Vice Chair Bernau C. Debriefing from the Florida League of Cities Conference D. Florida League of Cities Video Competition

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NEXT MEETING AGENDA TOPICS

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REPORTS

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REPORTS OF THE COUNCIL LIAISON AND ADVISORS

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TIME AND PLACE OF FUTURE MEETINGS

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A regular meeting of the Cape Coral Youth Council is scheduled for Friday, September 28, 2018, at 3:00 p.m. in Council Chambers.

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MOTION TO ADJOURN

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GENERAL RULES AND PROCEDURES REGARDING THE CAPE CORAL CITY COUNCIL AGENDA In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section of 286.26, Florida Statutes, persons with disabilities needing special accommodation to participate in this meeting should contact the Office of the City Clerk at least forty-eight (48) hours prior to the meeting. If hearing impaired, telephone the Florida Relay Service Numbers, 1-800-955- 8771 (TDD) or 1-800-955-8770 (v) for assistance. Persons wishing to address the Youth Council under Citizens Input may do so during the designated times at each meeting. No prior scheduling is necessary. All speakers must have their presentations approved by the City Clerk's office no later than 11:00 AM the day of the meeting. Members of the audience who address the Youth Council shall step up to the speaker's lectern and give his or her full name, address, and whom he or she represents. Proper decorum shall be maintained at all times. Any audience member who is boisterous or disruptive in any manner to the conduct of this meeting shall be asked to leave or be escorted from the meeting room. Copies of the agenda are available in the main lobby of Cape Coral City Hall and in the City Council Office, 1015 Cultural Park Boulevard. Copies of all back-up documentation are also available for review in the lobby of Council Chambers. You are asked to refrain from removing any documentation. If you desire copies, please request they be made for you. Copies are 15 cents per page. Agendas and back-up documentation are also available on- line on the City website (capecoral.net) after 4:00 PM on the Wednesday prior to the Youth Council Meeting.

Item Number: 5.A. Meeting Date: 9/14/2018 Item Type: APPROVAL OFMINUTES AGENDA REQUEST FORM
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CITY OF CAPE CORAL

TITLE: August 10, 2018 meeting minutes

REQUESTED ACTION: STRATEGIC PLAN INFO:
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Will this action result in a Budget Amendment? 2. Is this a Strategic Decision?

If Yes, Priority Goals Supported arelisted below. If No, will it harm the intent or success ofthe Strategic Plan? Planning Zoning/Staff Recommendations:

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SUMMARY EXPLANATION AND BACKGROUND:

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SOURCE OF ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

ATTACHMENTS: Description Type August 10, 2018 meeting minutes Backup Material

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MINUTES FOR THE MEETING OF THE CAPE CORAL YOUTH COUNCIL

Friday, August 10, 2018 Chair Baxter called the meeting to order at 3:00 p.m.
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Pledge of Allegiance

Roll Call: Chair Baxter, Members Benitez, Bernau, Curulli, Gorbanovski, Ico, Nguyen, Orozco, Rodriguez, and Saunders were present. Bevan and Molfino were excused. Dunkle arrived at 3:04 p.m. Zivkovic arrived at 3:07 p.m. Also in attendance: Rick Williams, Council Liaison Connie Griglin, Youth Council Administrative Contact Dana Coston, Community Services Lieutenant Cole DeLong, Communications Director
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APPROVAL OF AGENDA

Chair Baxter stated that there was a request to move Item F Communications Director Appointment to Item A.

Member Benitez moved, seconded by Member Orozco, to move agenda Item 9F Communications Director Appointment to 9A. Vol. II PAGE: 53

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APPROVAL OF MINUTES

Member Ico moved, seconded by Member Rodriguez, to approve the Regular Meeting Minutes from July 27, 2018, as presented. Voice Poll: All ayes. Motion carried. ADVISOR PRESENTATIONS
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City Council Meeting Agenda Report Advisor Mazurkiewicz

item to be moved to next meeting Budget Discussion Advisor Mazurkiewicz Item to be moved to next meeting under Business

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Chair Baxter stated Advisor Mazurkiewicz was not present today, and this item will be moved to the next meeting. She would ask for a motion later for this to be added to the next meeting.

CITIZENS INPUT TIME No speakers.

RECOMMENDATIONS TO COUNCIL None

BUSINESS
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Communications Director Appointment Chair Baxter

Chair Baxter discussed the Communications Director Appointment. This position should be appointed by the Youth Council on a yearly basis. We can vote to either maintain our current Communications Director, Mr. DeLong, or we can vote to start receiving applications from other people in the schools. She asked for input from the members.
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Member Dunkle stated so far Mr. DeLong has done a great job.

Member Ico stated Mr. DeLong has done an awesome job and gets the word out at school.

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Member Rodriguez stated he would keep Mr. DeLong as our Communications Director.

Member Curulli agreed that Mr. DeLong has done a great job and did not see the need to replace him.
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Member Benitez stated Mr. DeLong has been the first person to take on this role, and it was up to him to figure out the responsibilities without any guidance.

Member Zivkovic arrived at 3:07 p.m. Chair Baxter believed the consensus agreed to have Mr. DeLong remain as our Communications Director. Council Liaison Williams stated a vote would formalize it. Member Dunkle moved, seconded by Member Ico, to keep Mr. DeLong as our Communications Director.
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School Safety within Cape Coral Member Benitez

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Member Benitez stated she wanted this topic on the agenda to reinforce the regulations within our schools to promote safety. She invited Lieutenant Coston to present on behalf of the Police Department.

Community Services Lieutenant Coston presented the following slides: Cape Coral Police Department School Resource Officer Program Overview for Youth Council History What Changed? Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act Cape Coral Step Up A Busy Summer By the Numbers Questions?
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Member Ico thanked Lieutenant Coston for reinforcing safety in the schools.

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Member Rodriguez questioned if Cape Coral had more resources than the Lee County Sheriff s Office (LCSO) or was it split.

Vol. II PAGE: 55 Lieutenant Coston explained the LCSO provides police services to the unincorporated areas of Lee County.
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Member Orozco commented on the excellent protection provided to the students.

Lieutenant Coston explained the three-prong approach by the School Resource Officers (SRO). The first is law enforcement, secondly educational component to the student body, and finally counseling and mentoring.
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Member Rodriguez asked how the SRO application process was handled.

Lieutenant Coston explained 22 positions needed to be filled. There was an internal posting, and 45 applications were received. He reviewed the types of officers who applied.

Member Curulli liked how the SROs got involved in school lectures.

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Member Dunkle questioned if eventually there would be coverage in private schools.

Lieutenant Coston noted that would require a Statutory change. Member Benitez thanked the Lieutenant for coming to the Youth Council and presenting on such short notice.
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Chair Baxter thanked Lieutenant Coston on behalf of the entire Youth Council. She hoped the members would email him with suggestions for improvements to the program.

Florida League of Cities Municipal Youth Council Video Competition Chair Baxter explained why she brought it up at this time. She sent an email to Ms. Griglin who forwarded it to the members, and a paper copy was distributed at the meeting. She will be presenting Blessings in a Backpack Service Project at the Florida League of Cities (FLC) meeting next week. She looked to the members for their input before finalizing the presentation.
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Chair Baxter stated it was 5 to 10 minutes.

Chair Baxter stated she would be presenting, along with the former Youth Council Chair

Vol. II PAGE: 56 Slafer and former Youth Council Member Cerretani. She was in contact with them and would send them a final copy. Discussion held regarding the entire Youth Council going up to receive the award.
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Member Curulli thanked Chair Baxter for doing a good job.

Chair Baxter stated she would send a final copy of this to Connie and have her send it off to FLC for next weekend.

Communications Director DeLong left the meeting at 3:25 p.m.

Cape Coral Youth Center Project Member Saunders Members Saunders had hoped to bring the responses from contacting the different music directors and music teachers from the high schools, but she only had two email addresses from Mariner and Cape Coral High School. She asked the members to please send her the email addresses of their school music teachers. She asked for a discussion on how to move forward. The date that it falls, October 6th, is the date for a major band competition at Mariner High School. She asked if we should still pursue it now and see how it goes. Member Ico asked if her music director contacted Member Saunders. Member Saunders stated she was going to compile all the email addresses and send out one email. Member Ico asked why she wanted the music directors. Member Saunders stated it was a way to get the information out. She clarified she wanted students from local schools to perform at the Youth Center.

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Chair Baxter stated it might be more proactive to send out individual emails to band teachers as you receive them.

Member Saunders explained why she was not doing it that way. Vol. II PAGE: 57 Member Benitez offered her help in this project in contacting the teachers. Member Saunders asked if members could go to the music directors and remind them to check their email. Member Dunkle also offered her help. Member Saunders noted the event would be on October 6th at the Cape Coral Youth Center near Eagle Skate Park. She will send an email confirming the address of the location and time which also depends on the reception she gets from October 6th. If it does not work, it will be the following month. We agreed on the first Saturday of every month. Chair Baxter suggested if we do not get enough reception from the Band Directors, the Communications Director can do the advertising on Twitter or Facebook and advertise for local youth bands to be able to come and play. Member Saunders stated we could do that, but she thought it would be best for us to contact our band directors. She will have Mr. DeLong advertise the event.
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Discussion held regarding all members getting the word out for this event.

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Member Benitez suggested why don t we have Mr. DeLong contact those schools since his job is to communicate the message of the Youth Council to those members.

Member Saunders stated it was more personal for her to do it since it was her idea and hoped to get a better response. Cape Coral Advertising Vice Chair Bernau Vice Chair Bernau stated at the last meeting it was discussed advertising the Youth Council. Initially, we were thinking about doing business cards and then we moved to pens, pencils, rubber bands, and bracelets. She did some research and contacted Council Liaison Williams with her recommendations. She decided to ask the City Council for approximately 290 and 420, depending on what we decided as a Council. The options were the following: Pens in Cape Coral blue with white ink saying Cape Coral Youth Council Should we include our Twitter handle or Facebook name? Pens: 500 or 1,000, about 200 per school Pens: 1,000 would cost 355; 500 would cost 190 Wooden Pencils: 340 for 1,000 (minimum order) Mechanical Pencils: 420 for1,000 or 230 for 500 Rubber band bracelets: 290 per 1,000 or 195 for 500 Vol. II PAGE: 58
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Member Orozco stated his preference would be for mechanical pencils.

Member Saunders liked pens or mechanical pencils. Member Curulli mentioned combining pens with mechanical pencils. Member Dunkle asked if we would be passing them out at events or at school. Chair Baxter stated the plan was to pass them out during school to advertise the Youth Council. Vice Chair Bernau noted it might be useful for Red Carpet Night where you look at all the clubs and sports offered at school.
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Member Curulli stated maybe your administration would allow you to make an announcement at lunch or maybe an announcement over the loudspeaker could be done.

Member Zivkovic mentioned pens and mechanical pencils is a very good idea. At his school they are pushing to use more pens, rather than pencils for assignments. He agreed it was a good idea to get this on the school announcements.
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Chair Baxter stated pens would be the cheapest and most practical option. If we ordered mechanical pencils, it would make more sense to order 1,000. Pens were the most cost effective.

Vice Chair Bernau agreed that ordering pens was the best option. She asked for input on what they would look like and what color ink. Do we want just our name on it or include the Twitter handle or Facebook user name?

Vol. II PAGE: 59 www.YouthCouncil.net.

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Chair Baxter thanked Ms. Griglin for organizing the order for the business cards.

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Member Curulli stated a light blue pen with black ink would stand out. She mentioned her idea about including at least one of the social media accounts.

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Member Ico agreed with the pen idea. She mentioned that Cape Coral High School Volleyball Team is selling banners currently. The banner costs 300, but it would be hung in the School Gym where 1600 students walk through every day. It is 3 ft. x 5 ft. It would not be limited to just putting Cape Coral Youth Council on it and can include more information.

Chair Baxter asked Council Liaison Williams if this is something the Youth Council could pursue.

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Council Liaison Williams stated the banner was a good idea, and this is something that could be passed around. He mentioned looking at advertising through pamphlets noting that it could be added how the Youth Council serves the students.

Discussion held regarding the limited time to do this with a deadline within two weeks; people who do the graphics will do the design work, as well as Parks and Rec staff. Member Curulli questioned if this would be only one banner at Member Ico s school.

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Member Ico responded in the affirmative.

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Member Benitez stated trinkets and banners are great suggestions. She noted that members should contact their administration to set up a presentation to their school in order to introduce ourselves as the reps from Youth Council for that school. We could also advertise the banner and the trinkets.

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Chair Baxter stated that was a good idea to contact the administration to see where they would be most comfortable allowing you to advertise. She noted that the color turquoise was agreed upon with black ink and include our social media handles as well. She wanted to see samples of this to make sure the font is a good size but trusted Vice Chair Bernau to handle this on her own. Consensus agreed.

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Member Dunkle stated a while back we came up with a mission statement. If we still

Vol. II PAGE: 60 have that, it could be included on the banner.

Member Benitez stated she would be interested in working on the writing for the pamphlet.

Chair Baxter agreed Member Benitez was a good fit since she has experience with graphic design.

Member Ico stated she would like to work with Member Benitez on the pamphlet.

Chair Baxter asked Council Liaison Williams if a vote was needed to approve the purchase of a banner. Council Liaison Williams responded in the affirmative. Member Benitez asked if only one banner would be purchased and that would only be for Cape Coral High School or would the purchase include one for each school.
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Member Ico stated there would be one banner for Cape Coral High School for 300.

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Council Liaison Williams clarified the purchase would be for the Youth Council banner, not for Cape Coral High School.

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Chair Baxter asked if the banner would remain at Cape Coral High School or would it be able to be passed around to the other schools.

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Member Ico stated it would have to stay at Cape Coral High School.

Member Ico agreed. Member Dunkle questioned the need to order more than one banner and just pass the one banner around through all the schools. Vol. II PAGE: 61 Council Liaison Williams stated a good part of the cost is the actual artwork. Once that is done, the actual banner is not that expensive. There are five schools; five banners would probably not be much more than just one. Each school could have one banner, as long as everyone gets one. There needs to be a decision on the size of the banner. Chair Baxter asked who to contact in Parks and Rec regarding banners. Council Liaison Williams stated to contact Todd King. Member Rodriguez mentioned there is a parade on September 8th in Cape Coral called the Parade for the Heroes. He questioned if the Youth Council could be in this parade. He noted it was a wonderful opportunity to promote the Youth Council.
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Discussion held regarding who the organizer is for the Parade of Heroes; plan on marching in the Veterans Day Parade.

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Chair Baxter asked for a motion to approve the purchase of 1,000 pens, leave the design to Vice Chair Bernau, and have her send an email with the final design.

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Vice Chair Bernau confirmed that 1,000 pens would cost 355.00.

Member Curulli moved, seconded by Member Orozco, to approve the purchase of 1,000 pens at a cost of 355.00.

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Ms. Griglin stated she emailed the members that are going on this trip. Forms were distributed to all members for their information. This form is necessary for the bus trip. She distributed a tentative itinerary for August 18th leaving Fort Myers at 4:30 a.m. She noted how they would stop for breakfast and dinner somewhere along the route and reminded them to bring cash or a credit card.

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Council Liaison Williams stated the members can fill out an expense report form for any money spent for meals.

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Ms. Griglin noted lunch was included as part of the Conference. Once she gets more information from the Florida League of Cities, she will forward that to all attendees.

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Discussion held regarding wearing the Youth Council shirt.

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Chair Baxter mentioned coordinating the dress for that day by wearing khakis. Consensus agreed.

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NEXT MEETING AGENDA TOPICS

Chair Baxter stated she contacted Mr. Mazurkiewicz and that he would like the Budget Discussion moved to a Business item for the next meeting.

Member Benitez moved, seconded by Member Ico, to add Budget Discussion as a meeting agenda topic to the September 14, 2018 meeting.
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Vice Chair Bernau moved, seconded by Member Curulli, to add the debriefing from the Florida League of Cities Conference topic as a meeting agenda topic to the September 14, 2018 meeting.

Council Liaison Williams stated the parade mentioned by Member Rodriguez, the Parade of Heroes, is sponsored by the Military Museum. He stated he needed to check on this since the parades are usually held on 47th Terrace which is still in construction.

Vol. II PAGE: 63 REPORTS Member Dunkle: Topic: First day of school for her will be next Friday. Member Gorbanovski: Topic: no report Member Ico: Topic: no report Member Molfino: Topic: excused Member Nguyen: Topic: no report Member Orozco: Topic: no report Member Rodriguez: Topic: no report Member Saunders: Topic: more in contact with her Engineering teacher with the new school year, hoping to bring up former Member Cerretani s garden project back to the Council, will be in touch with former Member Cerretani about the project and bring some information to the next meeting. Member Zivkovic: Topic: no report Member Benitez: Topic: no report Vice Chair Bernau: Topic: no report Member Bevan: Topic: excused Member Curulli: Topic: no report Chair Baxter: Topic: have hosted movie nights with Parks and Rec in the past in order to raise money for our legacy organization, Blessings in a Backpack, which provides meals for children on the weekends who are not fortunate enough to have them at home. This is the organization where we won the award. She will be reaching out to Kristen and Todd in Parks and Rec to see if we are able to set up another fundraiser with them and if they would be willing to work with us again. The first Movie in the Park would be October 6th; however, it is the same day as Ms. Saunders event. If we decided to do this, the next date would be December 15th.

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Ms. Griglin noted there was no discussion about the Youth Council Video Competition; the deadline for entries is September 28, 2018.

Chair Baxter stated the goal was to discuss ideas for the presentation. The prompt is What Makes our City Great? She asked if anyone would be interested in spearheading that project.

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Member Curulli suggested giving visual examples of some of the programs that we have done, i.e. this summer there were some volunteer opportunities through Key Club that she attended and did a tree planting which made the news. Red, White, and Boom could also be included.

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Chair Baxter stated it would be good to reach out to the various community service organizations within our schools so that the video is focused on the youth and pick some of the outstanding youth to highlight them.

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Member Dunkle suggested interviewing some of them for the video.

Chair Baxter wanted input from everyone since it is a whole Council project. Member Ico suggested achievements in the schools.
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Member Benitez stated each one of us is pretty much involved in our schools and have been to most of these events. Everyone should send these videos to the person that is spearheading the project who could make it into a video compilation and have text included.

Chair Baxter asked if anyone was interested in putting this together. Member Ico volunteered.
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Chair Baxter stated Member Ico should contact Mr. DeLong to work on this project together.

Discussion held regarding the deadline is September 28th and this should be ready for the September 14th meeting. Member Curulli moved, seconded by Member Zivkovic, to add the topic of the Florida League of Cities Video Competition to the September 14th meeting agenda.

REPORTS OF COUNCIL LIAISON AND ADVISORS

Vol. II PAGE: 65 TIME AND PLACE OF FUTURE MEETINGS A regular meeting of the Cape Coral Youth Council was scheduled for Friday, September 14, 2018, at 3:00 p.m. in Council Chambers.
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MOTION TO ADJOURN

There being no further business, the meeting adjourned at 4:28 p.m. Submitted by,
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Barbara Kerr Recording Secretary

Item Number: 9.D. Meeting Date: 9/14/2018 Item Type: BUSINESS AGENDA REQUEST FORM CITY OF CAPE CORAL
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TITLE: Florida League of Cities Video Competition

REQUESTED ACTION: STRATEGIC PLAN INFO:
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Will this action result in a Budget Amendment? 2. Is this a Strategic Decision?

If Yes, Priority Goals Supported arelisted below. If No, will it harm the intent or success ofthe Strategic Plan? Planning Zoning/Staff Recommendations:

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SUMMARY EXPLANATION AND BACKGROUND:

LEGAL REVIEW: EXHIBITS: PREPARED BY: Division- Department-

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SOURCE OF ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

ATTACHMENTS: Description Type Florida League of Cities Municipal Youth Council Video Competition Backup Material

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Deadline Sept. 28, 2018

Florida League of Cities FLCitvYouth OVERVIEW Municipal Youth Council Video Competition The Florida League of Cities is pleased to announce its Seventh Annual Youth Council Video Competition Our goal is to provide a way for Florida's youth councils to showcase their ideas, creativity and commitment to their communities. This year's video competition asks councils to create a 1- to 5-minute video to promote what makes their city great. The video should raise public awareness about the municipality's unique characteristics or municipal services. The application packet must include:

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(1) The link to your 1- to 5-minute video, saved to YouTube, that the judges can view. (2) An action plan, 750 words or less, that supports your video and states your case. This action plan should include:

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II>- Information about your youth council: its makeup, purpose, projects and work that has been done with your city.

II>- Take some time to consider why your city is so special to you. What do you love the most?
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11>- Information about how you will use the award money to advance the goals of your council.

(3) A letter of recommendation from the mayor, manager or a councilmember. Your nomination will NOT be scored if missing any of the above. APPLICATION RULES ANNOUNCEMENT OF WINNERS The Florida League of Cities video competition is Winners will be announced during Florida City open only to youth councils sponsored by a city, town Government Week1 October 22-281 2018. Five or village government that is a member of the Florida projects will be selected as winners. Winners will: League of Cities. The deadline for entries is September 281 2018. The video should be 1 to 5 minutes long. The League is not looking for professional quality, just creativity and imagination. If you use copyrighted music and cannot prove that you have received written permis- sion from the artist, it will not be judged. Judging will be based entirely on the youth council's entry. All materials must be received by the League no later than September 281 2018. The judges' deci- sion is final, and all material received becomes the property of the Florida League of Cities, with per- mission to use it perpetually and universally, in any manner deemed appropriate by the League, with no additional compensation beyond the award money presented to the winner. SUBMISSION All work must be submitted through an online form found at flcities.com/resources/municipa/-youth- councils. This form will allow you to upload all documentation. Please fill out all information fields. Submissions that are emailed or mailed will NOT be judged.
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Ill> Be showcased on the League's website and social media platforms

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Ill> Be recognized in press announcements and the League's Quality Cities magazine

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Ill> Be recognized at a local city council or commission meeting

Ill> Receive a monetary award of 250 and trophy/ plaque.

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: The League reserves the right not to award all prizes.

For more information1 please contact Eryn Russell at (850) 701-3616 or erussell@flcities.com.


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