City of Coral Gables
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File #: 18-8208    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 12/12/2018 In control: City Commission
On agenda: 1/8/2019 Final action: 1/8/2019
Enactment date: 1/8/2019 Enactment #: 2019-18
Title: A Resolution of the City Commission of Coral Gables approving the City’s 2019 Legislative Priorities.
Attachments: 1. Signed Resolution 2019-18, 2. Legislative Priorities Cover Memo 2019, 3. Legislative Priorities Reso 2019, 4. ASA Salary Presentation 2018 Edited 12062018, 5. Verbatim Transcript - CCMtg Jan 8 2019 - Agenda Item J-1 - Resolution of the City Commission of Coral Gables approving the City's 2019 Legislative Prioritie
Title
A Resolution of the City Commission of Coral Gables approving the City’s 2019 Legislative Priorities.
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Policy
PRESERVATION OF HOME RULE & PREEMPTION OF LOCAL REGULATIONS
§ Oppose legislation that would preempt local governments from legislating, regulating and acting on matters of local concern and in the interest of the health, safety and welfare of their communities.

SCHOOL SAFETY
? Support legislation that provides a sustainable funding source for the safety and security mandates of the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Public Safety Act.

RED LIGHT CAMERAS
§ Oppose legislation that would repeal local governmental authority to use red light cameras.

TEXTING WHILE DRIVING
§ Support legislation that authorizes law enforcement officers to treat texting while driving as a primary offense.

COMMUNICATIONS SERVICES TAX AND LOCAL BUSINESS TAX PROTECTION
§ Support legislation that protects general revenues collected from the communications services tax and the local business tax.

MEDICAL MARIJUANA
§ Support legislation that provides greater local control over the zoning of medical marijuana treatment centers and cultivation and processing facilities.

MOTORIZED SCOOTERS AND DOCK-LESS BIKES
§ Support local control over dockless mobility devices and programs, and support legislation that would reconcile inconsistencies in existing Florida Law to allow the operation of motorized scooters in bicycle lanes.

TOXIC ALGAE BLOOMS
§ Support legislation that would address infrastructure and water distribution issues in and around Lake Okeechobee to reduce the risk of potentially harmful toxic algae blooms.
§ Support legislation that would fund scientific studies and oceanic monitoring of harmful algae blooms, including the red tide phenomenon.

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