City of Coral Gables

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Meeting Name: City Commission Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/16/2014 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: City Hall, Commission Chambers
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
Meeting video: eComment: Not available  
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14-3498 2A.-1.National Kidney Foundation DayPresentation/Protocol DocumentPresentation of a Proclamation declaring December 16, 2014 as "National Kidney Foundation Day" in Coral Gables.Presented and Filed  Action details Video Video
14-3577 1A.-2.Carmen Olazabal DayPresentation/Protocol DocumentPresentation of a Proclamation declaring December 17, 2014 as "Carmen Olazabal Day" in Coral Gables.Presented and Filed  Action details Video Video
14-3556 2A.-3.Congratulations to Finance DirectorPresentation/Protocol DocumentCongratulations to Diana M. Gomez, Finance Director, recipient of the Government Finance Officers Association’s Certificate of Achievement Award.Presented and Filed  Action details Video Video
14-3558 1A.-4.December 2014 Firefighter of the Month AwardPresentation/Protocol DocumentCongratulations to Firefighter David Vargas, recipient of the City of Coral Gables "Firefighter of the Month Award," for the month of December 2014.Presented and Filed  Action details Video Video
14-3526 2A.-5.October 2014 Officer of the MonthPresentation/Protocol DocumentCongratulations to Officer Joseph Fleres, recipient of the City of Coral Gables “Officer of the Month Award,” for the month of October 2014.Presented and Filed  Action details Video Video
14-3546 1A.-6.December 2014 Employee of the MonthPresentation/Protocol DocumentCongratulations to Tricia S. Spencer, Community Recreation Department, recipient of the "Employee of the Month Award," for the month of December 2014.Presented and Filed  Action details Video Video
14-3586 1B.-1.City Commission of 11-7-14MinutesSpecial City Commission Meeting of November 7, 2014.approvedPass Action details Video Video
14-3535 1C.-1.Project to Furnish and Install Sewer Lines - PiggybackResolutionA Resolution accepting the recommendation of the Chief Procurement Officer to authorize participation in a piggyback contract with Comtech Engineering, Inc., for new construction and repairs of water and sewer mains in accordance with Section 2-978 of the Procurement Code entitled, “Use Of Other Governmental Unit Contracts (piggyback).”adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
14-3540 1C.-3.NAPA Auto PartsResolutionA Resolution accepting the recommendation of the Chief Procurement Officer to authorize a “Piggyback” contract with Genuine Parts Company, d/b/a NAPA Auto Parts, from the National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA) to provide on-site vehicle and equipment parts and supply services, pursuant to Section 2-980 of the Procurement Code for a period running through April 12, 2016, with an option to renew for one (1) additional year.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
14-3545 1C.-5.Approval of 2014-2015 Cultural GrantsResolutionA Resolution approving the Fiscal Year 2014-2015 Cultural Grants.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
14-3555 1C.-7.Special Event - Smart Kids BrightResolutionA Resolution granting a one-day permit to Smart Kids Bright Organization to sell alcoholic beverages on Thursday, April 16, 2015, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., at the Village of Merrick Park on San Lorenzo Avenue during the Veritage Miami event, subject to Florida Department of Professional Regulation requirements.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
14-3557 1C.-8.Special Event - Sundari FoundationResolutionA Resolution granting a one-day permit to The Sundari Foundation to sell alcoholic beverages, from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., on Sunday, May 3, 2015 at Merrick Park, during the "2nd Annual Ride for Lotus House," to benefit The Lotus House Women and Children Shelter, subject to Florida Department of Professional Regulation requirements.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
14-3560 1C.-9.Special Event - CG Festival of the ArtsResolutionA Resolution authorizing Unlimited Sales Group, Inc. to sell alcoholic beverages on Giralda Avenue, east of LeJeune Road and west of Ponce de Leon Boulevard, from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 24, 2015 and from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 25th, 2015, as part of the "Coral Gables Festival of the Arts," subject to Florida Department of Professional Regulation requirements.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
14-3568 2C.-10.Waiver of Parking Meter RentalsResolutionA Resolution authorizing the waiver of the cost of parking meter rentals for the 64th "Annual Beaux Arts Festival of Art."adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
14-3576 1C.-11.Confirmation of re-election of Retirement Board MembersResolutionA Resolution with attachment, accepting the City Clerk’s Certification and Declaration of Result, thereby confirming the re-election of Troy Easley who ran unopposed, as a member of the City of Coral Gables Retirement Board (Participating Fire Fighter Representative), for a term beginning January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2016, and also confirming the re-election of Donald “Rusty” Hill who also ran unopposed, as a member of the City of Coral Gables Retirement Board (Participating Regular Full-time Employee Representative, Teamsters Local 769), for a term beginning January 1, 2015 through December 31, 2016.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
14-3501 1a.Economic Development 10-1-14MinutesEconomic Development Board Meeting of October 1, 2014approvedPass Action details Not available
14-3527 1b.Cultural Development Board Meeting of October 22, 2014MinutesCultural Development Board Meeting of October 22, 2014approvedPass Action details Not available
14-3528 1c.Property Advisory Board Meeting of October 8, 2014MinutesProperty Advisory Board Meeting of October 8, 2014approvedPass Action details Not available
14-3529 1d.Communications Committee Meeting 10.26.14MinutesCommunications Committee Meeting of October 26, 2014approvedPass Action details Not available
14-3542 1e.Historic Preservation 10-16-14MinutesHistoric Preservation Board Meeting of October 16, 2014approvedPass Action details Not available
14-3543 1f.IACC 10-21-14MinutesInternational Affairs Coordinating Council Meeting of October 21, 2014approvedPass Action details Not available
14-3547 1g.Traffic Advisory 10-21-14MinutesTraffic Advisory Board Meeting of October 21, 2014approvedPass Action details Not available
14-3548 1h.Disability Affairs 11-5-14MinutesDisability Affairs Board Meeting of November 5, 2014approvedPass Action details Not available
14-3552 1i.Retirement Board 10-9-14MinutesRetirement Board Meeting of October 9, 2014approvedPass Action details Not available
14-3553 1j.CG Merrick House 11-10-14MinutesCoral Gables Merrick House Governing Board Meeting of November 10, 2014approvedPass Action details Not available
14-3569 1k.Parking Advisory 10-23-14MinutesParking Advisory Board Meeting of October 23, 2014approvedPass Action details Not available
14-3561 1l.Economic Developent 11-5-14MinutesEconomic Development Board Meeting of November 5, 2014approvedPass Action details Not available
14-3578 1m.Parks and Recreation 10-24-14MinutesParks and Recreation Advisory Board Meeting of October 24, 2014approvedPass Action details Not available
14-3579 1n.Senior Citizens 11-3-14MinutesSenior Citizens Advisory Board Meeting of November 3, 2014approvedPass Action details Not available
14-3539 1C.-2.Fire Station No. 3 Renovations ProjectResolutionA Resolution accepting the recommendation of the Chief Procurement Officer to award the Fire Station No. 3 Renovation Project to Grace & Naeem Uddin, Inc., pursuant to Section 2-828 of the Procurement Code, entitled “Contract Award” and Invitation for Bid (IFB) 2014.10.24.deferred by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
14-3541 1C.-4.Museum Lighting and Gates ProjectResolutionA Resolution accepting the recommendation of the Chief Procurement Officer to award the Museum Lighting and Gates contract to Bejar Construction, Inc., pursuant to Invitation For Bids (IFB) 2014.10.23 and Section 2-828 of the Procurement Code entitled, “Contract Award."adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
14-3551 1C.-6.Special Event - Kiwanis Club of Little HavanaResolutionA Resolution authorizing the Kiwanis Club of Little Havana to sell alcoholic beverages at Fred B. Harnett Ponce Circle Park, from 7:00 p.m. to midnight on Friday, March 6, 2015, and from 10:00 a.m. to midnight on Saturday, March 7, 2015, and on Sunday, March 8, 2015 on Miracle Mile from Douglas to LeJeune as part of the "Carnaval on the Mile," subject to Florida Department of Professional Regulation requirementsadopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
14-3587 1C.-12.Request for Ratification of Dispute ResolutionResolutionRequest for Ratification of Dispute Resolution Agreement as to Lots 13, 14 and 15 in Block 59 of Coral Gables Granada Section, according to the plat thereof recorded at Plat Book 8, Page 113, in the Public Records of Miami-Dade County, Florida, presently referred to as 1011 and 1015 Lisbon Street (pursuant to section 3-1705(D) of the Zoning Code, this item may only be pulled by a supermajority vote of four Commissioners).Pulled from Consent AgendaPass Action details Video Video
14-3587 1C.-12.1Request for Ratification of Dispute ResolutionResolutionRequest for Ratification of Dispute Resolution Agreement as to Lots 13, 14 and 15 in Block 59 of Coral Gables Granada Section, according to the plat thereof recorded at Plat Book 8, Page 113, in the Public Records of Miami-Dade County, Florida, presently referred to as 1011 and 1015 Lisbon Street (pursuant to section 3-1705(D) of the Zoning Code, this item may only be pulled by a supermajority vote of four Commissioners).adopted as amended by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
14-3544 1D.-1.Downtown Holiday Decoration InitiativesAgenda ItemPresentation by Marina Foglia, Executive Director of the Business Improvement District, regarding downtown holiday decoration initiatives.Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
  1  ResolutionAnyone who wishes to address the City Commission on an item to be considered for public hearing must fill out a Speaker Card and turn it in to the City Clerk. Speaker Cards can be obtained on the credenza located outside the Office of the Mayor, during the day of the City Commission Meeting.   Action details Not available
14-3559 1E.-1.Resolution - Mixed Use Site Plan Review re 4311 PonceResolutionMixed Use Site Plan Review. A Resolution of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida requesting mixed use site plan review pursuant to Zoning Code Article 4, “Zoning Districts”, Division 2, “Overlay and Special Purpose Districts” Section 4-201, “Mixed Use District (MXD),” for the mixed use project referred to as “4311 Ponce” on the property legally described as Lots 36-43 , Block 5, Industrial Section (4225 and 4311 Ponce de Leon Boulevard), Coral Gables, Florida; including required conditions; providing for an effective date.adopted as amended by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
14-3537 1E.-2.Non-ad valorem special assessments resolutionResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida electing to use the uniform method of collecting non-ad valorem special assessments levied within the incorporated area of the City; stating a need for such levy; providing for the mailing of this Resolution; and providing for an effective date.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
14-3533 1F.-1.Parking enforcement along Granada Golf CourseAgenda ItemStatus report regarding parking enforcement along Granada Golf Course, under Section 74-100 of the City Code. Commissioner QuesadaDiscussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
14-3581 1F.-2.Discussion regarding Camillus HouseResolutionDiscussion regarding homeless support service with Camillus House (The speaker will be Andrea Hanley). Commissioner Quesadaadopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
14-3582 1F.-3.Discussion regarding TDRsAgenda ItemDiscussion regarding summary of previously-requested study on the expansion of Transfer of Development Rights (TDR) receiving sites. Commissioner LagoDiscussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
14-3572 1F.-4.Discussion Regarding West LabResolutionDiscussion regarding West Lab. Commissioner Lagoadopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
14-3588 1F.-5.Discussion regarding exterior sculptures at 8565 Old CulterResolutionDiscussion regarding allowance of exterior art sculptures at 8565 Old Cutler Road. Commissioner Lagoadopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
14-3573 1F.-6.Report Regarding ABC Committee MeetingAgenda ItemReport regarding City’s presentation at ABC Committee Meeting regarding elimination of controlled choice and creation of attendance boundaries for Coral Gables Prep, Sunset Elementary and Carver Elementary, and outcome of meeting. Commissioner KeonDiscussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
14-3585 1F.-7.Discussion regarding zoning regulations for Miracle MileAgenda ItemDiscussion regarding zoning regulations for Miracle Mile. Commissioner KeonDiscussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
14-3490 1H.-1.Discussion regarding Procurement.Agenda ItemDiscussion regarding procurement initiatives.Deferred  Action details Not available
14-3563 1H.-2.Update on fleet vehicle replacement policyAgenda ItemUpdate on fleet vehicle replacement policy and green initiatives.Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
14-3571 1H.-3.Audit of Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR).Agenda ItemAudit of Uniform Crime Reporting Presentation (UCR).Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
14-3566 1H.-4.Miracle Mile/Giralda Streetscape DesignResolutionA Resolution accepting the recommendation of the Chief Procurement Officer to approve a contract with Cooper Robertson and Associates, as the design consultant for the Miracle Mile/Giralda Avenue Streetscape Design Project pursuant to Florida Statute 287.055, known as the “Consultants Competitive Negotiation Act,” and Request for Qualifications (RFQ) 2014.09.24.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
14-3565 1H.-5.Reduction in scope and cost of Kerdyk Tennis CenterResolutionA Resolution approving a reduction in scope and cost of the William H. Kerdyk Tennis Center project.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
14-3538 1H.-6.$6,500 loan to finance radio system improvementsResolutionA Resolution of the City of Coral Gables, Florida authorizing the negotiation of a loan in a principal amount not to exceed $6,500,000 from the Sunshine State Governmental Financing Commission, to finance certain Radio System Improvements; approving the execution and delivery of the loan agreement and escrow agreement; providing certain other matters in connection with the making of such loan; authorizing other required actions; and providing for an effective date.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
14-3574 1I.-1.Report regarding Abandoned PropertiesAgenda ItemReport regarding properties on the abandoned property registry that have been referred to City Attorney for further action, and on recently filed lawsuit seeking Court enforcement of Code requirements as to the property at 1044 Cotorro Avenue.Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
14-3524 2I.-2.Status of Proposed Forfeiture OrdinanceAgenda ItemStatus regarding proposed Forfeiture Ordinance, previously passed on First Reading.Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
14-3575 1J.-1.Provisions for Biennial Election of April 2015ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission, with attachment, making provisions for holding a General Biennial Election on April 14, 2015, for the election of candidates for the office(s)of Mayor and two City Commissioners; further designating and appointing the City Clerk as the official representative of the City Commission, with respect to the supervision of said General Biennial Election; further directing the City Clerk to give notice by publication of the adoption of this resolution and the provisions hereof.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
14-3580 1J.-2.Appointment members of the 2015 Canvassing BoardResolutionA Resolution appointing members of the Canvassing Board (Board) for the upcoming General Biennial Election of Tuesday, April 14, 2015, namely, the Honorable Patricia Keon, Commissioner, and the Honorable Rudy Ruiz, Circuit Court Judge, 11th Judicial Circuit and City Clerk, Walter J. Foeman, for the purpose of canvassing absentee ballots and precinct returns; further authorizing said Board to certify the results of said election.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video