City of Coral Gables
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Meeting Name: City Commission Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/24/2017 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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17-5733 1A.-1. Presentation/Protocol DocumentPresentation by the Everglades Foundation discussing their efforts on the Now or Never movement.Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
17-5732 1A.-2. Presentation/Protocol DocumentCongratulations to Detective Andrew Cachinero, recipient of the City of Coral Gables “Detective of the 4th Quarter Award,” for the months of October through December, 2016.Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
17-5735 1A.-3. Presentation/Protocol DocumentSpecial Message from Mayor Cason.Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
17-5722 1C.-3. ResolutionA Resolution authorizing the Coral Gables Museum to sell alcoholic beverages from 7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., at the Coral Gables Museum Plaza, located at 285 Aragon Avenue on Thursday, March 2, 2017, during the "ARTOPIA" event, subject to Florida Department of Professional Regulation requirements.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
17-5727 1C.-4. ResolutionA Resolution confirming the appointment of David A. Schwedel (Board-As-A-Whole-Appointment) to serve as a member of the Waterway 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
17-5712 1C.-5.AAP Member Appt.ResolutionA Resolution accepting the recommendation of the Cultural Development Board to appoint Lauran Hall to the Arts Advisory Panel to serve 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
16-5702 1C.-6.Coral Gables Riding Academy and Bridle Path MarkerResolutionA Resolution approving a recommendation from the Historic Preservation Board for the placement and wording of a historic marker by the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables for the Coral Gables Riding Academy and Bridle Path (Historic Preservation Board vote: 9-0).adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
17-5730 1C.-9. ResolutionA Resolution appointing Kris Matteson Charlton (Nominated by Mayor Cason) to serve as a member of the School and Community Relations 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
17-5715 11.-1. MinutesConstruction Regulation Board Meeting of January 9, 2017.approvedPass Action details Not available
17-5710 11.-2.CDB Minutes 12.05.16MinutesCultural Development Board Meeting of December 05, 2016.approvedPass Action details Not available
17-5719 11.-3.Retirement Board Meeting of November 10, 2016MinutesRetirement Board Meeting of November 10, 2016.approvedPass Action details Not available
17-5709 11.-4. MinutesSchool and Community Relations Committee Meeting of November 18, 2016.approvedPass Action details Not available
17-5718 11.-5. MinutesSchool and Community Relations Committee Meeting of December 16, 2016.approved  Action details Not available
17-5726 11.-6. MinutesWaterway Advisory Board Meeting of November 2, 2016.approvedPass Action details Not available
17-5713 12.-1.CDB Segovia Circle SculpturesResolutionA Resolution by the Cultural Development Board strongly supporting the selection process, selected artist, and public artwork Passion/Passiflora Incarnation at its current location on Segovia Street, at Coral Way and Biltmore Way.Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
16-5647 12.-2. ResolutionLibrary Advisory Board Meeting of December 14, 2016 requesting action from the Commission.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
17-5721 1C.-1. ResolutionA Resolution authorizing the St. Patrick's Day Committee, Inc., to sell alcoholic beverages at Fred B. Harnett Ponce Circle Park from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 11, 2017 as part of the " St. Patrick's Festival," to benefit the St. Patrick's Day Committee, subject to Florida Department of Professional Regulation requirements.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
17-5724 1C.-2. ResolutionA Resolution authorizing Satchmo Blues Bar and Grill, Inc., to sell alcoholic beverages from 6:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m., at the Plaza located at 60 Merrick Way on Thursday, March 16, 2017, Friday, March 17, 2017 through Saturday, March 18, 2017, from 6:00 p.m. until midnight, during the "St. Patrick’s Day / Bluesfest" event, to benefit the Coral Gables Cultural Affairs Council, subject to Florida Department of Professional Regulation Requirements.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
17-5711 1C.-7.Cultural Development Grant Funding FY 2016-2017ResolutionA Resolution approving the Fiscal Year 2016-2017 Cultural Grants.deferred by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
17-5714 2C.-8. ResolutionA Resolution authorizing the execution of a Joint Participation Agreement (JPA) between the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and the City of Coral Gables for disbursement of FDOT funds in the amount of $60,342.00 for 9 months to the City, for the maintenance of Turf and Landscape areas within FDOT’s right of way on State Road (S.R.) 5/South Dixie Highway, S.R. 976/ Bird Road, and S.R. 959/Red Road (east side only).adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
16-5664 2E.-1.Ordinance - ZC Text Amend. re 515 ValenciaOrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida providing for a text amendment to the City of Coral Gables Official Zoning Code, Appendix A, “Site Specific Zoning Regulations”, Section A-12, “Biltmore Section” adding site specific provisions increasing the maximum permitted floor area ratio for the property legally described as Lots 24-38, Block 7, Biltmore Section; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date. (12 14 16 PZB recommended approval, Vote 6-0)adopted by Ordinance NumberPass Action details Video Video
16-5666 1E.-2.Ordinance - Planned Area Development re 515 ValenciaOrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida requesting review of a Planned Area Development (PAD) pursuant to Zoning Code Article 3, “Development Review,” Division 5, “Planned Area Development (PAD),” for the proposed project referred to as “515 Valencia” on the property legally described as Lots 24-38, Block 7, Biltmore Section (501 - 525 Valencia Avenue), Coral Gables, Florida; including required conditions; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, and providing for an effective date. (12 14 16 PZB recommended approval with conditions, Vote 6-0)adopted by Ordinance NumberPass Action details Not available
16-5703 2E.-3.Ordinance - Comp. Plan Text Amend. re North Ponce MXDOrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida requesting an amendment to the Future Land Use Map of the City of Coral Gables Comprehensive Plan pursuant to Zoning Code Article 3, “Development Review,” Division 15, “Comprehensive Plan Text and Map Amendments,” and Small Scale Amendment procedures (S.163.3187, Florida Statutes), providing for the “North Ponce de Leon Boulevard Mixed-Use Overlay District;” providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, and providing for an effective date. (Legal description on file with the City) (12 14 16 PZB recommended approval, Vote 5-0)approved as an Ordinance on First ReadingPass Action details Not available
16-5704 1E.-4.Ordinance - Comp. Plan Map Amend. re North Ponce MXDOrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida requesting an amendment to the text of the City of Coral Gables Comprehensive Plan, Future Land Use Element, Policy FLU-1.1.3, “Table FLU-4. Mixed-Use Land Use,” pursuant to expedited State review procedures (S.163.3184, Florida Statutes) and Zoning Code Article 3, “Development Review,” Division 15, “Comprehensive Plan Text and Map Amendments;” amending the “MXOD, Mixed-Use Overlay Districts” Land Use Classification to provide that a Mixed-Use Overlay District may be permitted as an overlay in the Multi-Family Medium Density Land Use; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, and providing for an effective date. (12 14 16 PZB recommended approval, Vote 5-0)approved as an Ordinance on First ReadingPass Action details Not available
16-5705 1E.-5.Ordinance - Zoning Map Amend. re North Ponce MXDOrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida requesting an amendment to the Zoning Map pursuant to Zoning Code Article 3, “Development Review”, Division 14, “Zoning Code Text and Map Amendments”, to create the “North Ponce de Leon Boulevard Mixed Use District” for portions of the Douglas Section, Section K, and Section L, Coral Gables, Florida; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, and providing for an effective date. (Legal description on file with the City) (12 14 16 PZB recommended approval, Vote 5-0)approved as an Ordinance on First ReadingPass Action details Not available
16-5706 1E.-6.Ordinance - Zoning Code Text Amend. re North Ponce MXDOrdinanceAn 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 4, “Zoning Districts,” Section 4-201, “Mixed Use District (MXD)” to allow an MXD Overlay District to be assigned in a Multi-Family 2 Zoning District under certain conditions, and to include provisions for the “North Ponce de Leon Boulevard Mixed Use District” to modify and supplement the existing Commercial and Multi-Family 2 standards and criteria to allow appropriate redevelopment that promotes walkability, enhances Ponce de Leon Boulevard, and provides a transition to the North Ponce Neighborhood Conservation District; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date. (12 14 16 PZB recommended approval, Vote 5-0)approved as an Ordinance on First ReadingPass Action details Not available
16-5707 1E.-7.Ordinance - TDRs ZC Text Amend. re North Ponce MXDOrdinanceAn 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 10, “Transfer of Development Rights” to modify criteria for sending sites north of Navarre Avenue, and to allow for Commercial zoned properties with the “North Ponce de Leon Boulevard Mixed Use District” overlay to be receiving sites subject to certain criteria; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date. (12 14 16 PZB recommended approval, Vote 5-0)approved as an Ordinance on First ReadingPass Action details Not available
17-5716 1E.-8. OrdinanceAn Ordinance amending Chapter 50 of the Code of the City of Coral Gables, entitled “Pensions;” amending Section 50-83 “Members - Selection,” to have the Director of Labor Relations and Risk Management serve on the Retirement Board and Remove the Human Resources Director from the Retirement Board, and providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date.approved as an Ordinance on First ReadingPass Action details Video Video
16-5583 1E.-9. OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, creating Section 74-5 of the City of Coral Gables Code to lower speed limits to 25 miles per hour on residential local roads maintained by the City of Coral Gables, providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, enforceability, and providing for an effective date. (Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)approved as an Ordinance on First ReadingPass Action details Video Video
17-5729 1F.-1. Agenda ItemA Resolution calling a special election on the proposed ballot question and ordinance to be held on Tuesday, April 11, 2017; providing for submission to the electors for approval or disapproval of a ballot question relating to the Alice Aycock sculptures presently located on the Segovia traffic circles at the intersections of Segovia Street and Biltmore Way and Segovia Street and Coral Way; providing for requisite ballot language; providing for procedure for balloting; providing for notice; providing for related matters; and providing for an effective date. (Sponsored by Commissioner Slesnick)Dismissed  Action details Video Video
17-5728 1F.-2. ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, directing the City Attorney’s Office and City Administration to research and draft a City of Coral Gables Parking Code to include control over types of violations, fine amounts and the appeals process. (Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
17-5734 1F.-3. Agenda ItemDiscussion regarding the possibility of offering seniors the "Golden Passport" at the local passport office or other designated location in the City. (Sponsored by Commissioner Slesnick)Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
17-5725 1H.-1. ResolutionA Resolution accepting the recommendation of City Staff to authorize contract negotiations for a period of up to six (6) months with the most responsive-responsible proposer, Coral Gables City Center, LLC, for the redevelopment of Municipal Parking Garages 1 and 4, pursuant to Request for Proposals (RFP) No. 2014.10.23 and Section 2-1089 of the City of Coral Gables Code of Ordinances; authorizing City Staff to negotiate with the next most responsive-responsible proposer, TC Gables, LLC, for an additional period of up to six (6) months, should negotiations fail with the top-ranked proposer; and further reaffirming the City’s right to pursue alternative courses of action.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
17-5717 1I.-1. Agenda ItemRequest for an Executive Session (if any).   Action details Not available