Lobbyist Meeting Disclosure Contact Log

Date Submitted Name Principal/Employer Client Meeting Purpose
3/14/2017 Michael Goldstein The Goldstein Environmental Law Firm Matthew Rieger March 15, 2017 Commission Meeting - Advocating on behalf of HTG Arbor View, LLC, for City Commission to adopt resolution to designate 3100 N State Road 7, Margate, FL 33063, as a green reuse area, pursuant to Chapter 376.80(2)(c), Florida Statutes, of the Florida Brownfields Redevelopment Act.
4/27/2017 Dennis Mele Greenspoon Marder, P.A. Sean Leder 1. Commissioner Arlene Schwartz; 2. 4/27/17 at 11:30 AM; 3. Telephone call; 4. RE: Leder Group; and 5. Sean Leder
5/22/2017 Cushla Talbut RHA 2, LLC RHA 2, LLC RHA 2, LLC Documents Submitted
7/19/2017 Gregory Bennett Foreclosed Property Solutions LLC Gregory Bennett To discuss our property receivership program for the city's vacant properties that have delinquent code violations and unpaid maintenance and water fees. I would like to meet with the city manager.
7/19/2017 Gregory Bennett Foreclosed Property Solutions LLC Gregory Bennett To discuss our property receivership program for the city's vacant properties that have delinquent code violations and unpaid maintenance and water fees. I would like to meet with the City attorney.
7/20/2017 Marlon Onias FPS Homes Marlon Onias Discussion concerning FPS Homes court approved receivership program for abandon and delinquent properties. FPS Homes is a NO Cost program that works for the City to create untapped revenue desperately needed by Cities.
8/3/2017 Gregory Bennett Foreclosed Property Solutions LLC Gregory Bennett Met with mayor Ruzzano at City Hall on August 3rd 2017, 2pm and discussed our receivership program.
8/3/2017 Gregory Bennett Foreclosed Property Solutions LLC Gregory Bennett Met with vice mayor Schwartz at City Hall on August 3rd 2017, 2:45 pm and discussed our receivership program.
8/3/2017 Marlon Onias FPS Homes Marlon Onias Attended meeting with Mayor Ruzzano to discuss FPS Homes Receivership program for abandoned and foreclosed homes. Further described the benefits of the program and the positive outcome if utilized by city for veterans, police, fire and military members.
8/3/2017 Marlon Onias FPS Homes Marlon Onias Attended meeting with Vice Mayor Schwartz to discuss FPS Homes Receivership program for abandoned and foreclosed homes. Further described the benefits of the program and the positive outcome if utilized by city for veterans, and police, fire and military members.
8/7/2017 Gregory Bennett Foreclosed Property Solutions LLC Gregory Bennett Met with commissioner Peerman at her office 9 a.m. to discuss our receivership program for the city
8/7/2017 Marlon Onias FPS Homes Marlon Onias Held meeting with Commissioner Lesa Peerman. Discussed the possibility of the City of Margate entering into FPS Homes receivership program for vacant abandon and foreclosed homes for the housing of veterans, police and fire
11/15/2017 Hope Calhoun Dunay, Miskel & Backman, LLP 13th Floor Investments 1)13th Floor Investments 2) Carolina Golf Club Development 3)Mayor Tommy Ruzzano
11/14/2017 Hope Calhoun Dunay, Miskel & Backman, LLP 13th Floor Investments 1)13th Floor Investments 2) Carolina Golf Club Development 3) Vice Mayor Arlene R. Schwartz
11/14/2017 Hope Calhoun Dunay, Miskel & Backman, LLP 13th Floor Investments 1)13th Floor Investments 2)Carolina Golf Club Development 3)Commissioner Lesa ""Le"" Peerman
11/15/2017 Hope Calhoun Dunay, Miskel & Backman, LLP 13th Floor Investments 1)13th Floor Investments 2)Carolina Golf Club Development 3)Commissioner Anthony N. Caggiano
2/20/2018 Stephanie Toothaker Tripp Scott Metrogroup Development Mayor Schwartz - Site plan issue.
2/20/2018 Stephanie Toothaker Tripp Scott Metrogroup Development Vice Mayor Anthony N. Caggiano - Site plan issue
2/20/2018 Stephanie Toothaker Tripp Scott Metrogroup Development Commissioner Lesa "Le" Peerman - Site plan issue
2/20/2018 Stephanie Toothaker Tripp Scott Metrogroup Development Commissioner Ruzzano - Site plan issue
3/19/2018 Nectaria Chakas Lochrie & Chakas P.A. Cocogate Partners Ltd. To discuss Site plan - attended by Andrew Pinney and Michael Rahael
7/22/2018 Stephanie Toothaker Tripp Scott Cumberland Farms c/o North American Development Group Commissioner Ruzzano - Via Text - Cumberland Farms
7/23/2018 Stephanie Toothaker Tripp Scott Cumberland Farms c/o North American Development Group Commissioner Ruzzano - Via Phone - Cumberland Farms
7/24/2018 Stephanie Toothaker Tripp Scott Cumberland Farms c/o North American Development Group Commissioner Ruzzano - Via Text - Cumberland Farms
10/19/2018 Steven Wherry Paul Brown for Wheat II Margate, LLC Wheat II Margate, LLC Actual Meeting Date & Time - 10/19/18 @ 9:30 AM - In Person - with Antonio Arserio - Meeting at 6700 W. Atlantic Blvd, Margate, FL 33063 - Including James Lockhart - Topic: Wheat II Margate, LLC (Self Storage)
10/23/2018 Steven Wherry Bruce Grundt & Greg Brown for Lennar Homes Lennar Homes Actual Meeting Date & Time - 10/22/18 @ 2:30 PM - In Person - with Anthony Caggiano - Meeting at City Hall - Dennis Mele, Esq. (Also registered as a Lobbyist - Meeting Disclosure Logged Separately), Greg Brown, Bruce Grundt - Topic: Lennar Homes, 7705-7870 Margate Blvd.
10/23/2018 Dennis Mele Bruce Grundt & Greg Brown for Lennar Homes Lennar Homes Actual Meeting Date & Time - 10/22/18 @ 2:30 PM - In Person - with Anthony Caggiano - Meeting at City Hall - Steven Wherry, Esq. (Also Registered as Lobbyist - Meeting Disclosure Logged Separately), Greg Brown, and Bruce Grundt - Topic: Lennar Homes, 7705-7870 Margate Blvd.
10/23/2018 Steven Wherry Bruce Grundt & Greg Brown for Lennar Homes Lennar Homes Actual Meeting Date & Time - 10/22/18 @ 3:00 PM - In Person - with Arlene Schwartz - Meeting at City Hall - Dennis Mele, Esq. (Also registered as a Lobbyist - Meeting Disclosure Logged Separately), Greg Brown, Bruce Grundt - Topic: Lennar Homes, 7705-7870 Margate Blvd. & 4791 W. Atlantic Blvd.
10/23/2018 Dennis Mele Bruce Grundt & Greg Brown for Lennar Homes Lennar Homes Actual Meeting Date & Time - 10/22/18 @ 3:00 PM - In Person - with Arlene Schwartz - Meeting at City Hall - Steven Wherry, Esq. (Also Registered as Lobbyist - Meeting Disclosure Logged Separately), Greg Brown, and Bruce Grundt - Topic: Lennar Homes, 7705-7870 Margate Blvd. & 4791 W. Atlantic Blvd.
10/25/2018 Steven Wherry Paul Brown for Wheat II Margate, LLC Wheat II Margate, LLC Actual Meeting Date & Time - 10/23/18 @ 12:00 PM - In Person - with Anthony Caggiano - Meeting at City Hall - James Lockhart Attended. Topic: 5600 NW 31st Street, Margate, FL
11/9/2018 Steven Wherry Paul Brown for Wheat II Margate, LLC Wheat II Margate, LLC Actual Meeting Date & Time - 11/8/18 @ 3:30 PM - In Person - with Tommy Ruzzano - Meeting at City Hall - James Lockhart Attended. Topic: 5600 NW 31st Street, Margate, FL
11/15/18 Steven Wherry Michael Nunziata for 13th Floor Investments 13th Floor Investments Actual Meeting Date & Time - 11/13/18 @ 12:00 PM - In Person - with Antonio Arserio - Meeting at 1785 North State Road 7, Margate, FL 33063 - D. Daley Attended. Topic: 3011 N. Rock Island Road, Margate, FL 33063
11/20/18 Steven Wherry Michael Nunziata for 13th Floor Investments 13th Floor Investments Actual Meeting Date & Time - 11/20/18 @ 1 PM - In Person - with Antonio Arserio - Meeting at 1785 North State Road 7, Margate, FL 33063 - D. Daley Attended. Topic: 3011 N. Rock Island Road, Margate, FL 33063
11/21/18 Steven Wherry Bruce Grundt & Greg Brown for Lennar Homes Lennar Homes Actual Meeting Date & Time - 11/20/18 @ 10 AM - with Vice Mayor Caggiano - Meeting via Telephone - City Manager May Attended. Topic: Lennar - Celebration Pointe
11/21/18 Steven Wherry Stephen Bock for The Velmeir Companies The Velmeir Companies Actual Meeting Date & Time - 11/20/18 @ 10:15 AM - with Vice Mayor Caggiano - Meeting via Telephone - City Manager May Attended. Topic: SE Corner of SR7 & Copans Road
11/30/18 Steven Wherry Michael Nunziata for 13th Floor Investments 13th Floor Investments Actual Meeting Date & Time - 11/29/18 @ 4:45 PM - with Bob Massarelli, Richard Nixon, Andrew Pinney and Samuel A. May - Meeting In Person at City Ha;; - D. Daley Attended. Topic: 3011 N. Rock Island Road, Margate, FL 33063
11/30/18 Steven Wherry Michael Nunziata for 13th Floor Investments 13th Floor Investments Actual Meeting Date & Time - 11/30/18 @ 9:45 AM - with Mayor Anthony Caggiano - Meeting In Person at City Hall - D. Daley Attended. Topic: 3011 N. Rock Island Road, Margate, FL 33063
11/30/18 Steven Wherry Michael Nunziata for 13th Floor Investments 13th Floor Investments Actual Meeting Date & Time - 11/30/18 @ 10:30 AM - with Vice Mayor Tommy Ruzzano - Meeting In Person at City Hall - D. Daley Attended. Topic: 3011 N. Rock Island Road, Margate, FL 33063
11/30/18 Steven Wherry Michael Nunziata for 13th Floor Investments 13th Floor Investments Actual Meeting Date & Time - 11/30/18 @ 12:00 PM - with Commissioner Arlene Schwartz - Meeting In Person at City Hall - D. Daley Attended. Topic: 3011 N. Rock Island Road, Margate, FL 33063
11/30/18 Steven Wherry Bruce Grundt & Greg Brown for Lennar Homes Lennar Homes Actual Meeting Date & Time - 11/30/18 @ 11:15 AM - with Tommy Ruzzano - Meeting In Person at City Hall - Topic: Lennar - Celebration Pointe
1/11/19 Steven Wherry Michael Nunziata for 13th Floor Investments 13th Floor Investments Actual Meeting Date & Time - 1/11/19 @ 6:00 PM - with Tommy Ruzzano - Meeting in Person at 1785 North State Road 7, Margate, FL 33063 - D. Daley Attended. Topic: 3011 N. Rock Island Road, Margate, FL 33063
1/29/19 Steven Wherry Michael Nunziata for 13th Floor Investments 13th Floor Investments Actual Meeting Date & Time - 1/28/19 @ 10:30 AM - with Commissioner Antonio Arserio - Meeting in Person at City Hall - Dennis Mele (Also Registered as Lobbyist for this Matter), and Dan Daley (Representative for 13th Floor) Attended. Topic: Carolina Club - 13th Floor/Margate
1/29/19 Steven Wherry Michael Nunziata for 13th Floor Investments 13th Floor Investments Actual Meeting Date & Time - 1/28/19 @ 1 PM - with Mayor Anthony Caggiano - Meeting in Person at City Hall - Dennis Mele (Also Registered as Lobbyist for this Matter), and Dan Daley (Representative for 13th Floor) Attended. Topic: Carolina Club - 13th Floor/Margate
1/29/19 Dennis Mele Michael Nunziata for 13th Floor Investments 13th Floor Investments Actual Meeting Date & Time - 1/28/19 @ 10:30 AM - with Commissioner Antonio Arserio - Meeting in Person at City Hall - Steven Wherry (Also registered as lobbyist for this matter) and Dan Daley (Representative for 13th Floor) Attended. Topic: Carolina Club - 13th Floor/Margate
1/29/19 Dennis Mele Michael Nunziata for 13th Floor Investments 13th Floor Investments Actual Meeting Date & Time - 1/28/19 @ 1 PM - with Mayor Anthony Caggiano - Meeting in Person at City Hall - Steven Wherry (Also registered as lobbyist for this matter) and Dan Daley (Representative for 13th Floor) Attended. Topic: Carolina Club - 13th Floor/Margate
3/5/19 Dennis Mele Greenspoon Marder, LLP Lennar Homes Actual Meeting Date & Time - 2/21/19 @ 10:30 AM - with Mayor Anthony Caggiano - Meeting in Person at City Hall - Attended: Carlos Gonzalez - Topic: Celebration Pointe
3/5/19 Dennis Mele Greenspoon Marder, LLP Lennar Homes Actual Meeting Date & Time - 2/21/19 @ 11:30 AM - with Commissioner Antonio Arserio - Meeting in Person at City Hall - Attended: Carlos Gonzalez - Topic: Celebration Pointe
3/6/19 Dennis Mele Greenspoon Marder, LLP 13th Floor E-mail sent to following parties on 3/6/19 - Mayor Caggiano, Vice Mayor Ruzzano, Commissioner Arserio, Commissioner Schwartz, Commissioner Simone, City Manager May and City Clerk Kavanagh - Topic: Carolina Club
3/26/19 Dennis D. Mele Greenspoon Marder LLP Lennar Actual Meeting Date & Time - 3/18/19 @ 3:00 PM - with Commissioner Arlene Schwartz - Meeting in Person at City Hall - Attended: Carlos Gonzalez & Bruce Gundt - Topic: Celebration Pointe
3/27/19 Steven Wherry Paul Brown for Wheat II Margate, LLC Wheat II Margate, LLC Actual Meeting Date & Time - 3/25/19 @ 10:00 AM - with Vice Mayor Tommy Ruzzano - Meeting in Person at City Hall - Attended: James Lockhart - Topic: Wheat II Margate, LLC (Self Storage)
4/8/19 Steven Wherry Paul Brown for Wheat II Margate, LLC Wheat II Margate, LLC Actual Meeting Date & Time - 4/4/19 @ 9:30 AM - with Mayor Caggiano - Meeting in Person at City Hall - Attended: James Lockhart - Topic: Wheat II Margate, LLC (Self Storage)
4/11/19 Steven Wherry Paul Brown for Wheat II Margate, LLC Wheat II Margate, LLC Actual Meeting Date & Time - 4/11/19 @ 11:30 AM - with Commissioner Arserio - Meeting in Person at City Hall - Attended: James Lockhart - Topic: Wheat II Margate, LLC (Self Storage)
5/15/19 Steven Wherry Bruce Gundt for Lennar Homes Lennar Homes Actual Meeting Date & Time - 5/14/19 @ 4:00 PM - with Commissioner Antonio Arserio - Meeting in Person at City Hall - Bruce Grundt, Greg Brown, and Dennis Mele also attended. Topic: 7870 Margate Blvd.
5/15/19 Dennis Mele Bruce Gundt for Lennar Homes Lennar Homes Actual Meeting Date & Time - 5/14/19 @ 4:00 PM - with Commissioner Antonio Arserio - Meeting in Person at City Hall - Bruce Grundt, Greg Brown, and Steven Wherry also attended. Topic: 7870 Margate Blvd.
6/24/19 Dennis D. Mele Greenspoon Marder, LLP Lennar Homes Actual Meeting Date & Time - 6/24/19 @ 9:30 AM - with Mayor Caggiano - Meeting in Person at City Hall - Greg Brown also attended. Topic: Executive Golf Course
6/27/19 Les H. Stevens, Esquire Les H. Stevens, P.A. G.I. of Margate (Popeye's) Actual Meeting Date & Time - 6/26/19 @ 12:30 PM - with Commissioner Schwartz - Meeting in Person at City Hall - Darren Vega, Principal, also attended. Topic: Special Exception Use for Popeye's - Margate
6/27/19 Les H. Stevens, Esquire Les H. Stevens, P.A. G.I. of Margate (Popeye's) Actual Meeting Date & Time - 6/26/19 @ 1:30 PM - with Mayor Caggiano - Meeting in Person at City Hall - Darren Vega, Principal, also attended. Topic: Special Exception Use for Popeye's - Margate
7/30/19 Barbara Herrera Waste Management Inc. of Florida Waste Management Inc. of Florida Actual Meeting Date & Time - 7/30/19 @ 9:00 AM - with Vice Mayor Tommy Ruzzano - Meeting in Person at Lester's Diner in Margate, FL - Topic: Current WM Service in the City of Margate
11/5/19 Dennis Mele Greenspoon Marder LLP First Industrial Actual Meeting Date & Time - 11/4/19 @ 4:00 PM - with Commissioner Arlene Schwartz - Also Attending: Chris Wilson - Meeting in Person at City Hall - Topic: NW Corner of Banks Road and Royal Palm Blvd.
11/21/19 Dennis Mele Greenspoon Marder LLP First Industrial Actual Meeting Date & Time - 11/20/19 @ 9:00 AM - with Commissioner Arserio - Also Attending: Chris Wilson - Meeting in Person at City Hall - Topic: NW Corner of Banks Road and Royal Palm Blvd.
11/21/19 Dennis Mele Greenspoon Marder LLP First Industrial Actual Meeting Date & Time - 11/20/19 @ 9:30 AM - with Mayor Anthony Caggiano - Also Attending: Chris Wilson - Meeting in Person at City Hall - Topic: NW Corner of Banks Road and Royal Palm Blvd.
3/12/20 Matthew H. Scott Dunay Miskel and Backman Coffee Clutch
Actual Meeting Date & Time - 3/11/20 @ 1:00 PM with Mayor Tommy Ruzzano - Location: Telephone - Topic: discuss potential reuse of existing drive thru bank facility that went out of business. Client would like to reuse it as Clutch Coffee Bar. Address is 5300 Coconut Creek Parkway which is in the Crossroads shopping center. Here is website about the company: https://www.clutchcoffeebar.com/  
3/12/20 Matthew H. Scott Dunay Miskel and Backman Coffee Clutch Actual Meeting Date & Time - 3/11/20 @ 1:30 PM with Vice Mayor Arlene Schwartz - Location: Telephone - Topic: discuss potential reuse of existing drive thru bank facility that went out of business. Client would like to reuse it as Clutch Coffee Bar. Address is 5300 Coconut Creek Parkway which is in the Crossroads shopping center. Here is website about the company: https://www.clutchcoffeebar.com/  
3/12/20 Matthew H. Scott Dunay Miskel and Backman Coffee Clutch Actual Meeting Date & Time - 3/11/20 @ 2:00 PM with Commissioner Arserio - Location: Telephone - Topic: discuss potential reuse of existing drive thru bank facility that went out of business. Client would like to reuse it as Clutch Coffee Bar. Address is 5300 Coconut Creek Parkway which is in the Crossroads shopping center. Here is website about the company: https://www.clutchcoffeebar.com/  
3/12/20 Matthew H. Scott Dunay Miskel and Backman Coffee Clutch Actual Meeting Date & Time - 3/11/20 @ 2:30 PM with Commissioner Caggiano -  Location: Telephone - Topic: discuss potential reuse of existing drive thru bank facility that went out of business. Client would like to reuse it as Clutch Coffee Bar. Address is 5300 Coconut Creek Parkway which is in the Crossroads shopping center. Here is website about the company: https://www.clutchcoffeebar.com/