City of Coral Gables

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Meeting Name: City Commission Agenda status: Final Revised
Meeting date/time: 6/11/2024 9:00 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: City Hall, Commission Chambers
Agenda Item F-5 Has Been Added
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24-7546 1A.-1. Presentation/Protocol DocumentCongratulations to the Fire Department's Special Response Team   Not available Video Video
24-7256 1A.-2. Presentation/Protocol DocumentCongratulations to Firefighter Richard Fernandez recipient of the City of Coral Gables “Firefighter of the Month Award,” for the month of May 2024.   Not available Video Video
24-7559 1A.-3. Presentation/Protocol DocumentCongratulations to Captain Gregory Atwood recipient of the City of Coral Gables “Firefighter of the Month Award,” for the month of June 2024.   Not available Video Video
24-7547 1A.-4. Presentation/Protocol DocumentCongratulations to Officer Julio Gonzalez, recipient of the City of Coral Gables “Officer of the Month,” for February 2024.   Not available Video Video
24-7594 1B.-1. MinutesRegular City Commission Meeting of May 7, 2024.   Not available Not available
24-7626 1B.-2. MinutesRegular City Commission Meeting of May 21, 2024.   Not available Not available
24-7428 1D.-1.UASI 2023 MOAResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission accepting the Urban Areas Security Initiative (UASI) Grant Program Memorandum of Agreement between the City of Miami and the City of Coral Gables; and authorizing an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2023-2024 Annual Budget to recognize the $173,755.00 grant as revenue and to appropriate such funds to cover the grant expenditures.   Not available Not available
24-7601 1D.-2.UM Theatre Arts Bldg Outside Sewer ConnectionResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission authorizing the execution of an agreement for sewer connection for property located outside the City’s sewer district at 1238 Dickinson Drive, Coral Gables, Florida into the City of Coral Gables wastewater collection / transmission system, subject to the requirements of the Public Works Department, as provided under Chapters 62 and 78 of the City Code, Ordinance Nos. 2007-29 and 2009-39 and Resolution No. 2008-07; and provided that the executed agreement be made part of this resolution.   Not available Not available
24-7606 1D.-4. ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission accepting the recommendation to waive the competitive bid process of the Procurement Code as a Special Procurement/Bid Waiver for the continuation of professional services with Evolve Theatre for theater related programming, camps and shows including rehearsals and ticket admission services at the War Memorial Youth Center, pursuant to Section 2-691 of the City’s Procurement Code. Lobbyist: N/A   Not available Not available
24-7623 1D.-5. ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission authorizing a Third Amendment to the License Agreement between the City of Coral Gables and Bonjour, LLC granting a thirty (30) day extension of the License Agreement for the operation of the Café space at the Coral Gables Golf and Country Club. Lobbyist: N/A   Not available Not available
24-7599 11.-1. MinutesBudget Audit Advisory Board Meeting of May 22, 2024.   Not available Not available
24-7576 11.-2. MinutesCode Enforcement Board Minutes of April 17, 2024.   Not available Not available
24-7609 11.-3. MinutesEconomic Development Board Meeting of May 1, 2024.   Not available Not available
24-7597 11.-4. MinutesLandscape Beautification Advisory Board Meeting of May 9, 2024.   Not available Not available
24-7598 11.-5. MinutesLandscape Beautification Advisory Board Workshop of May 16, 2024.   Not available Not available
24-7543 11.-6. MinutesSchool Community Relations Committee of April 19, 2024.   Not available Not available
24-7621 11.-7. MinutesSustainability Advisory Board Meeting of April 8, 2024.   Not available Not available
24-7603 1D.-3. ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission appointing Javier Banos (Nominated by Commissioner Fernandez) to serve as a member of the Historic Preservation Board, for remainder of the current term, which began on June 1, 2023 and continues through May 31, 2025.   Not available Video Video
24-7460 12.-1. ResolutionA Resolution from the Historic Preservation Board requesting that the City Commission adopt a Resolution authorizing Ad Valorem tax relief for the property located at 112-116 Alhambra Circle, a Local Historic Landmark, legally described as Lots 1 & 2, Block 22, Coral Gables Section “L,” according to the Plat thereof, as recorded in Plat Book 8, at Page 85, of the Public Records of Miami-Dade County, Florida. (Historic Preservation Board Meeting of May 15, 2024, Vote: 5-0, four members absent).   Not available Video Video
24-7424 1E.-1. OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission amending the Code of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, Chapter 6 entitled "Alcoholic Beverages," Section 6-12 "Retail Package Store" and Section 6-13 "Retail Package Beverage Stores; Retail Beverage Stores; Retail Liquor Stores; Club Vendors: by changing the prohibited hours of operation on Sundays for Retail Package Stores; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date. (Sponsored by Vice Mayor Anderson)   Not available Video Video
24-7431 1E.-2. OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission approving the purchase and sale agreement between the City of Coral Gables, a municipal corporation existing under the laws of Florida, and 4241 Aurora, LLC, a Florida Limited Liability Company, for the transfer of development rights, as defined in Article 16 and Sections 8-114 And 14-204 of the Zoning Code from the Coral Gables Museum property located at 285 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables, Florida 33134, and directing that all proceeds from the transfer of the development rights be placed in the City’s Historic Building Fund, and providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, and providing for an effective date. (Sponsored by Commissioner Menendez) (Co-sponsored by Vice Mayor Anderson) Lobbyist: Jorge Navarro   Not available Video Video
24-7416 1E.-3. OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission amending the Code of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, Chapter 2, entitled "Administration", Article III "Boards, Commissions, Committees", Division 3 "Trial Board" by creating Section 2-124 "Procedures" and amending Chapter 2 entitled "Administration", Article IV "Officers and Employees" by creating Section 2-255 "Employee Protection" in order to provide for an administrative procedure for handling complaints made in accordance with the Florida Whistle-Blower's Act, F.S. §112.3187; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date. (Sponsored by Commissioner Menendez) (Co-Sponsored by Vice Mayor Anderson) (Co-Sponsored by Commissioner Fernandez)   Not available Video Video
24-7199 1E.-4. OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission providing for text amendments to the City of Coral Gables Official Zoning Code Article 15, “Notices,” Section 15-102, “Notice,” to require door hangers as an additional notification for required public information meetings for multi-family and mixed-use projects; providing for repealer provision, severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date. (05 08 24 PZB recommended denial, Vote 5-1) (Sponsored by Commissioner Castro)   Not available Video Video
24-7198 1E.-5. OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission approving the vacation of a public right-of-way pursuant to Zoning Code Article 14, “Process,” Section 14-211, “Abandonment and Vacations” and City Code Chapter 62, Article 8 “Vacation, abandonment and closure of streets, easements and alleys by private owners and the city; application process,” providing for the vacation of the seventy (70) foot wide Biltmore Drive between Lots 1 and 2 in Block 25 and Lot 1 in Block 27, Riviera Section Part 1 (757 Blue Road), Coral Gables, Florida; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, and providing for an effective date. (Legal description on file). (04 10 24 PZB recommended approval, Vote: 6-0)   Not available Video Video
24-7596 1E.-6. OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission amending the City of Coral Gables Code, Chapter 2 "Administration," Article III "Boards and Committees," Division 11 "South Waterways Homeowners’ Associations Advisory Board," to rename the board to the Coral Gables Waterfront Communities Homeowners’ Association Board, providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date. (Sponsored by Vice Mayor Anderson) (Co-Sponsored by Mayor Lago)   Not available Video Video
24-7620 1E.-7. OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission amending the City of Coral Gables Code, Chapter 2 "Administration," Article III "Boards and Committees," Division 3 "Trial Board," to amend the terms of Trial Board members to align with general City policy, providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date. (Sponsored by Commissioner Menendez)   Not available Video Video
24-7554 1E.-8. OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission amending Chapter 46 of the "Code of the City of Coral Gables," entitled "Pensions," implementing provisions of the 2023-2025 Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City and the Fraternal Order of Police (“FOP”); amending Section 46-25, Definitions; amending Section 46-253, Normal Retirement Income; providing for severability clause, repealer provision, codification, and providing for an effective date.   Not available Video Video
24-7518 1E.-9. ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission with attachments, ratifying the Collective Bargaining Agreement between the City of Coral Gables and the Fraternal Order of Police, Coral Gables Lodge Number 7, for the period of October 1, 2023 through September 30, 2025.   Not available Video Video
24-7516 1E.-10. ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission authorizing an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2023-2024 Annual Budget to recognize as revenue $2,675,240 from the sale of historic facility Transfer of Development Rights (TDRS) and to appropriate $500,000 towards the Coral Gables Museum, $75,000 towards the Merrick House, $1,064,740 towards the Venetian Pool, and $1,035,500 towards the Alhambra Water Tower. (Sponsored by Commissioner Menendez). (Co-Sponsored by Vice Mayor Anderson) (Co-Sponsored by Commissioner Fernandez)   Not available Video Video
24-7602 1F.-1. ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission naming the primary thoroughfare of the Gables Family Literacy Festival located parallel to University Drive within the War Memorial Youth Center, in honor of former Coral Gables Commissioner, Jeannett Slesnick, with the name "Jeannett Slesnick Literacy Row." (Sponsored by Commissioner Fernandez)   Not available Video Video
24-7595 1F.-2. ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission directing the City Attorney and the City Manager to proceed with next steps to establish an Office of Inspector General, including preparation of appropriate legislation and budgeting. (Sponsored by Mayor Lago)   Not available Video Video
24-7510 1F.-3. ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission authorizing a maximum reimbursement amount not to exceed $41,900.00 for the labor and materials necessary to install a new ADA compliant ramp and railings on the second-floor stage area of the Miracle Theater located at 280 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, FL 33134 as previously authorized by Resolution No. 2024-96. (Sponsored by Commissioner Menendez) (Co-Sponsored by Commissioner Fernandez)   Not available Video Video
24-7625 1F.-4. ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission directing the City Manager and City Staff to plan out and design bicycle lanes on Alhambra Circle from Bird Road to the University of Miami at San Amaro Drive. (Sponsored by Vice Mayor Anderson)   Not available Not available
24-7673 1F.-5. ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission authorizing Satchmo Blues Bar and Grill, Inc. D/B/A Fritz & Franz Bierhaus to utilize the public space and sell alcoholic beverages subject to applicable state law requirements at the plaza located at 60 Merrick Way June 20th through July 15th, 2024 for a UEFA European Championship and Copa America watch party. (Sponsored by Commissioner Castro)   Not available Not available
24-7607 1F.-6. Agenda ItemDiscussion regarding the Jose Marti sculpture. (Sponsored by Mayor Lago)   Not available Not available
24-7608 1F.-7. Agenda ItemDiscussion regarding 1465 Certosa Avenue. (Sponsored by Mayor Lago)   Not available Video Video
24-7612 1F.-8. Agenda ItemUpdate regarding NexTrex plastic film recycling. (Sponsored by Mayor Lago)   Not available Video Video
24-7447 1F.-9. Agenda ItemUpdate regarding North Ponce Historic Designation Study. (Sponsored by Vice Mayor Anderson)   Not available Video Video
24-7445 1F.-10. Agenda ItemDiscussion regarding temporary speed tables. (Sponsored by Vice Mayor Anderson) (Co-Sponsored by Mayor Lago)   Not available Video Video
24-7627 1F.-11. Agenda ItemDiscussion on regarding Jolt EV charging stations. (Sponsored by Vice Mayor Anderson)   Not available Not available
24-7593 1H.-1. ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission authorizing the acceptance of Grant Agreement No. G24MI0016A in the amount of $443,069 on behalf of the Coral Gables Police Department as part of the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) Program to support Fiscal Year 2023-2024 operations of the South Florida Money Laundering Strick Force; and authorizing an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2023-2024 annual budget to recognize the $443,069 grant as revenue and to appropriate such funds to put toward the cost of the program.   Not available Video Video
24-7587 1H.-2. ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission supporting the rights, freedoms, equal treatment and inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (referred to in this resolution as “LGBTQ+”) individuals in our community, encouraging cities and states around the country to take action to ensure equality and inclusiveness in their own cities and supporting efforts to ensure that the City remains a beacon of hope for the equal treatment and inclusion of all individuals, including LGBTQ+ individuals.   Not available Video Video
24-7619 1H.-3. ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission authorizing the acceptance of the donation of real property located to the West of 755 Blue Road.   Not available Video Video
24-7611 1H.-4. Agenda ItemUpdate regarding plans for the City's Centennial Celebration.   Not available Video Video