City of Coral Gables
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Meeting Name: City Commission Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 4/12/2016 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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16-4934 1A.-1. Presentation/Protocol DocumentPresentation of a Proclamation declaring April 2016, as "Autism Awareness Month" in Coral Gables.Presented and Filed  Action details Video Video
16-4935 1A.-2. Presentation/Protocol DocumentPresentation of a Proclamation declaring April 2016, as "Florida Water Professionals Month" in Coral Gables.Withdrawn  Action details Video Video
16-4860 1A.-3. Presentation/Protocol DocumentPresentation of a Proclamation declaring April 29, 2016, as "Arbor Day" in Coral Gables.Presented and Filed  Action details Video Video
16-4916 1A.-4. Presentation/Protocol DocumentCongratulations to Officer Joseph Fleres, recipient of the City of Coral Gables “Officer of the Month Award,” for the month of February, 2016.Presented and Filed  Action details Video Video
16-4952 1A.-5.April 2016 Firefighter of the Month AwardPresentation/Protocol DocumentCongratulations to Firefighter Carlos Eguiluz, recipient of the City of Coral Gables “Firefighter of the Month Award,” for the month of April, 2016.Presented and Filed  Action details Video Video
16-4949 1A.-6. Presentation/Protocol DocumentCongratulations to Belkys Perez, Events and Marketing Specialist, recipient of the "Employee of the Month Award," for the month of April, 2016.Presented and Filed  Action details Video Video
16-5047 1A.-7. Presentation/Protocol DocumentPresentation of 5 year Service Pins to Mayor Jim Cason, Vice Mayor Frank C. Quesada and City Attorney Craig Leen.Presented and Filed  Action details Not available
16-4970 1B.-1. MinutesRegular City Commission Meeting of March 15, 2016.approvedPass Action details Video Video
16-4956 1C.-1.Citywide Roof Repairs at Selected FacilitiesResolutionA Resolution accepting the recommendation of the Chief Procurement Officer, to award the contract for the Citywide Roof Repairs at selected city facilities to Precision Roofing Corp., in the amount of $342,965.70, pursuant to Invitation For Bids (IFB) 2016.02LS, and Section 2-828 of the Procurement Code, entitled “Contract Award.”Withdrawn  Action details Not available
16-4939 1C.-2. ResolutionA Resolution appointing Rhonda Anderson (Nominated by Commissioner Lago), to serve as a member of the Sustainability Advisory Board, for the remainder of a two (2) year term, which began on June 1, 2015 and continues through May 31, 2017.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
16-4969 11.-1. MinutesConstruction Regulation Board Meeting of March 14, 2016.approvedPass Action details Not available
16-4917 11.-2. MinutesInsurance Advisory Committee Meeting of January 27, 2016.approvedPass Action details Not available
16-4918 11.-3. MinutesInsurance Advisory Committee Meeting of February 18, 2016.approvedPass Action details Not available
16-4919 11.-4. MinutesInsurance Advisory Committee Meeting of March 8, 2016.approvedPass Action details Not available
16-4944 11.-5. MinutesWalk-through of the Coral Gables Library on March 25, 2016approvedPass Action details Not available
16-4973 11.-6.SAB minutes 1-27-16MinutesSustainability Advisory Board Meeting of January 27, 2016.approvedPass Action details Not available
16-4974 11.-7.SAB minutes 2-24-16MinutesSustainability Advisory Board Meeting of February 24, 2016.approvedPass Action details Not available
16-4975 11.-8.TAB minutes 1-26-16MinutesTransportation Advisory Board Meeting of January 26, 2016.approvedPass Action details Not available
16-4976 11.-9.TAB minutes 2-16-16MinutesTransportation Advisory Board Meeting of February 16, 2016.approvedPass Action details Not available
16-5048 1Non Agenda ResolutionA Resolution appointing James Hough (Nominated by Commissioner Keon) to serve as a member of the Insurance Advisory Committee, for the remainder of a two (2) year term, which began on June 1, 2015 and continues through May 31, 2017.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
16-4968 1D.-1. Presentation/Protocol DocumentPresentation on the Big Brothers Big Sisters Program.Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
16-4884 1E.-1.Buttons ordOrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, prohibiting buttons and other encroachments in the public right-of-way without approval from the City, directing the City to remove such unauthorized buttons and other encroachments from the right-of-way, authorizing the City to bill the property owner for such removal as a special assessment, and providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, enforcement and providing for an effective date. (Sponsored by Mayor Cason)adopted by Ordinance NumberPass Action details Video Video
16-4910 1E.-2.Ordinance - ZC Text Amend. re Building Site Separation (Lot Split)OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida providing for text amendments to the City of Coral Gables Official Zoning Code by amending Article 3, “Development Review,” Division 2, “General Development Review Procedures,” Section 3-206, “Building site determination”; and, Article 8, “Definitions,” amending the requirements for applications for a building site separation and creating a definition for voluntary demolition; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date.adopted as amended by Ordinance Number Pass Action details Video Video
16-4911 1E.-3.Ordinance - ZC Text Amend. re various amendments (Art. 2, 4, 5 & 8)OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida providing for text amendments to the City of Coral Gables Official Zoning Code by amending Article 2, “Decision Making and Administrative Bodies”; Article 4, “Zoning Districts”; Article 5, “Development Standards”; and, Article 8, “Definitions” to address Zoning Code matters such as tie votes, restaurant walk-up counters, required parking and bay windows; providing for repealer provision, severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date.adopted as amended by Ordinance Number Pass Action details Video Video
16-5049 1  ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of Coral Gables adding an Assisted Living Facility (ALF) Provision to Ordinance No. 2016-28.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
16-4911 1 Ordinance - ZC Text Amend. re various amendments (Art. 2, 4, 5 & 8)OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida providing for text amendments to the City of Coral Gables Official Zoning Code by amending Article 2, “Decision Making and Administrative Bodies”; Article 4, “Zoning Districts”; Article 5, “Development Standards”; and, Article 8, “Definitions” to address Zoning Code matters such as tie votes, restaurant walk-up counters, required parking and bay windows; providing for repealer provision, severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date.adopted by Ordinance NumberPass Action details Video Video
16-4814 1E.-4.Ordinance - ZC Text Amend re Development Standards /Green Bldg. ("LEED")OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida providing for text amendments to the City of Coral Gables Official Zoning Code, Article 5, “Development Standards,” Division 13 “Miscellaneous Construction Requirements,” creating Section 5-1302, “Sustainability Standards,” establishing criteria for new building construction to achieve Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (“LEED”) certification or equivalent; providing posting of a bond to ensure compliance with LEED certification or equivalent; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date. (PZB recommended approval, Vote: 5-0)approved as an Ordinance on First ReadingPass Action details Not available
16-4961 1E.-5. OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida, pursuant to the authority granted by the Dade County Home Rule Amendment to the Florida Constitution, conflicting with, modifying, and nullifying the preemption of polystyrene regulations in Chapter 2016-61, Laws of Florida (to be encoded as Section 500.90 of the Florida Statutes), to the extent that such preemption is a local, special, or general law applicable only to the City of Coral Gables in Miami-Dade County, and determining that the City’s polystyrene regulations are not preempted and remain enforceable. (Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)approved as an Ordinance on First ReadingPass Action details Video Video
16-4981 1E.-6.Ordinance - University of Miami Internal Road Phase IIOrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables amending the City of Coral Gables and University of Miami Development Agreement, adopted by Ordinance No. 2010-31 on 09.28.10, pursuant to Zoning Code Article 3, Division 19, entitled “Development Agreements”, for the University of Miami, City of Coral Gables Campus, amending Paragraph 19 of the Development Agreement (“Internal Road and Access“) that governs internal circulation on the Coral Gables Campus, modifying the scope and schedule of Phase II of the Internal Road; providing for conditions of approval, providing for enforcement, providing a repealer provision, severability clause, and providing for an effective date. (legal description on file)approved as an Ordinance on First ReadingPass Action details Video Video
16-4959 1F.-1. ResolutionA Resolution providing City Commission policy direction to the City Attorney and City Staff, to prepare an Ordinance amending the Art in Public Places Program, to provide for increased contributions for non-municipal construction projects, including as to the use of funds for public parks and open spaces, for consideration by Planning and Zoning Board and City Commission. (Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
16-4963 1F.-2. ResolutionA Resolution declaring principles of inclusion for individuals with autism and special needs, and urging action by national, state, and local governments and businesses consistent with these principles. (Sponsored by Commissioner Keon)adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
16-4982 1F.-3. Agenda ItemDiscussion on Special Olympics Program. (Sponsored by Commissioner Keon)Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
16-4960 1F.-4. Agenda ItemCity Commission review of proposed Charter amendments recommended by the Charter Review Committee, including review of any Charter amendments proposed by the City Commission or City Officials, for potential inclusion in voter referendum pursuant to Section 22-3 of the Coral Gables City Code and Section 6.03 of the Miami-Dade County Charter.Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
16-4954 1H.-1.Youth Center Facility ImprovementsPresentation/Protocol DocumentA presentation on the War Memorial Youth Center facility improvements.Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
16-4951 1H.-2.Professional Contractor's PiggybackResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission accepting the Recommendation of the Chief Procurement Officer authorizing a Piggyback Contract in accordance with Section 2-978, Use Of Other Governmental Unit Contracts ("piggyback"), with DODEC, Inc., from the City of Miami Gardens Professional Contractor’s Contract, pursuant to unit pricing to provide construction and maintenance repair services for timely repairs and improvements to City facilities for a period running until July 31, 2017, under a job order contract.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
16-4955 1H.-3.neighborhood enhancement progResolutionA Resolution approving the process for a neighborhood initiated enhancement program to add lighting and/or sidewalks to neighborhoods.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
16-4972 1H.-4.CCTV encroachmentsResolutionA Resolution setting forth conditions for encroachments into the public right-of-way, consisting of poles, foundations, Closed Circuit TV (CCTV) and Automatic License Plate Recognition (ALPR) equipment, and all related appurtenances at eleven (11) locations throughout the City of Coral Gables, Florida.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
16-4980 1H.-5. ResolutionA Resolution authorizing the renewal of the property and casualty insurance program which includes, but is not limited to, property, general liability, automobile liability, public officials errors and omissions, workers compensation, other ancillary lines of insurance coverage and insurance broker fees through Arthur J. Gallagher Risk Management Services, Inc., in the amount of $ 2,020,890, for the policy period of May 1, 2016 to May 1, 2017.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
16-4932 2H.-6.Discussion Item. North Ponce Study.Agenda ItemDiscussion Item: North Ponce Study. This is the first step in our City Commission's review of legislation that implements the recommendations of the 2015 North Ponce Community Visioning Workshop. Staff is seeking direction on proposed Zoning Code and Comprehensive Plan amendments, to be presented for consideration at a future Commission Workshop.Discussed and Filed  Action details Not available
16-4898 1H.-7.Update on Grand Avenue Trolley RouteAgenda ItemUpdate on Grand Avenue Trolley Route.Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
16-4965 1H.-8. Agenda ItemPresentation on the Mobile Permit Program.Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
16-4967 1H.-9. ResolutionPresentation of the proposed Community Benefit Program.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
16-4964 1I.-1. ResolutionA Resolution authorizing the invocation of the Forfeiture Ordinance, for 1411 Mantua Avenue, Coral Gables, Florida.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
16-4978 1I.-2. Agenda ItemStatus Report on Mediterranean Village Development AgreementDeferred  Action details Not available
16-5098 1  ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida, urging Carnival Corporation to reconsider its new cruise route to Cuba, given that Cuba does not allow Cuban-born persons to travel to the island by sea vessel, and urging Miami-Dade County, the State of Florida and the United States Government to review if this violates State and Federal Law.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
16-4971 1L.-1. Agenda ItemAttorney-Client executive session in the City Conference Room, 1st Floor, closed to the public, for purposes of discussing the related court proceedings pending in the Eleventh Judicial Circuit entitled Stuart Rich and Ira Silver v. The City of Coral Gables et al., Case No. 16-005366 CA 15 (Eleventh Judicial Circuit) and Antonio Friguls, Stuart Rich, and Ira Silver v. The City of Coral Gables et al., Case No. 16-091 AP (Eleventh Judicial Circuit). This session may be attended by the following individuals: Mayor Jim Cason, Vice Mayor Frank Quesada, Commissioner Patricia Keon, Commissioner Vince Lago, Commissioner Jeannett Slesnick, City Manager Cathy Swanson-Rivenbark, City Attorney Craig Leen, Deputy City Attorney Miriam Ramos, Assistant City Attorney Yaneris Figueroa, Special Counsel Craig Coller, and Special Counsel Frances Guasch de la Guardia. A certified Court Reporter will be present to ensure that the session is fully transcribed, and the transcripts will be made available to the public upon the conclusion of the above-stated litigation. At the conclusion of the Attorney-ClieDiscussed and Filed  Action details Not available
16-4983 1L.-2. Agenda ItemAttorney-Client executive session, closed to the public, for purposes of discussing the lawsuit styled Merrick Partners, Ltd. et al. v. City of Coral Gables, Case No. 15-020048 CA 25 (Eleventh Judicial Circuit). This session may be attended by the following individuals: Mayor Jim Cason, Vice Mayor Frank Quesada, Commissioner Patricia Keon, Commissioner Vince Lago, Commissioner Jeannett Slesnick, City Manager Cathy Swanson-Rivenbark, City Attorney Craig Leen, Deputy City Attorney Miriam Ramos, Assistant City Attorney Yaneris Figueroa, Special Counsel Adolfo Jimenez, and Special Counsel Brian Toth. A certified Court Reporter will be present to ensure that the session is fully transcribed, and the transcripts will be made available to the public upon the conclusion of the above-stated litigation. At the conclusion of the Attorney-Client session, the City Commission meeting will be reopened and the person chairing the Commission meeting will announce the termination of the Attorney-Client session.Discussed and Filed  Action details Not available