Land Acquisition Committee

Committee Members
(as of November 2015; Committee revitalized after hiatus since 2011)

Patricia Woodson, Chair

Steve Simon, Vice Chair

Alan Fein

Bradley Newsone
Mary Jo Pinedo
Patricia Romano
Marta Sacasa Torres


Mission Statement/Responsibilities

The advisory Land Acquisition Committee was approved via Ordinance 2010-2, adopted on 2nd reading on March 16, 2010. According to Section 5(b) Jurisdiction:

"The jurisdiction of the Committee shall be limitied to studying, evaluating, and making recommendations to the Village Countil regarding the acquisition of land primarily for park and recreational purposes. In preparing its recommendation, the Committee shall consider the following matters:
  1. Review of the Village's previous efforts toward land acquisition including, but not limited to, the 2020 Vision Plan and 2007 Evaluation and Appraisal Report.
  2. Examination of short and long term financing options, including the potential impact on the Village's debt cap.
  3. Review of all available land acquisition options including the purchase or long term lease of small or large parcels as well as potiential interlocal agreemements with other governmental agencies, and
  4. Identification of potential current as well as future properties for acquisition."

Meeting Time and Place


Meetings are not held on a regular basis. Please check the Village website event calendar for updates. Meetings are usually held at 7:00 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month (schedule may vary). Meetings are open to the public and advertised, and held in the following location:


Building, Zoning and Planning Conference Room
Village Hall (2nd Floor), Suite 250
88 West McIntyre Street
Key Biscayne, FL 33149

Some Agendas and Minutes are available online as PDF documents; others are available by request.

Council Liaison to Committee

Councilmember Michael E. Kelly


Village Staff Liaison to Committee

Jud Kurlancheek
Director, Building, Zoning, Planning and Public WorksDepartment
(305) 365-8908




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