City of Coral Gables
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Meeting Name: City Commission Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/9/2018 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: City Hall, Commission Chambers
Pre-meeting presentations will be held in the City Hall Courtyard at 8:30 am.
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
Meeting video: eComment: Not available  
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17-6878 1A.-1. Presentation/Protocol DocumentPresentation of the FIABCI-USA Grand Prix of Real Estate Award to the City of Coral Gables, winner in the "Preservation” category for the Biltmore Hotel.Presented and Filed  Action details Video Video
17-6911 1A.-2.December 2017 Firefighter of the Month AwardPresentation/Protocol DocumentCongratulations to Captain Tony Jedlinski, recipient of the City of Coral Gables “Firefighter of the Month Award,” for the month of December 2017.Presented and Filed  Action details Video Video
17-6916 1A.-3. Presentation/Protocol DocumentCongratulations to Officer Gordon Dickinson, recipient of the City of Coral Gables "Officer of the Month Award," for the month of September, 2017.Presented and Filed  Action details Video Video
17-6917 1A.-4. Presentation/Protocol DocumentCongratulations to Officer Robert Thomson, recipient of the City of Coral Gables "Officer of the Month Award," for the month of November, 2017.Presented and Filed  Action details Video Video
17-6918 1A.-5. Presentation/Protocol DocumentCongratulations to Detective Janesse Soto, recipient of the City of Coral Gables "Detective of the 3rd Quarter Award," for the months of July through September, 2017.Presented and Filed  Action details Video Video
17-6858 1B.-1. Agenda ItemRegular City Commission Meeting of November 14, 2017.approvedPass Action details Not available
17-6859 1B.-2. Agenda ItemRegular City Commission Meeting of December 5, 2017.approvedPass Action details Not available
17-6894 1C.-1. Agenda ItemDiscussion regarding bicycle paths in downtown and their effect on merchants and parking.Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
17-6898 1C.-2. Agenda ItemDiscussion regarding Red Light Cameras.Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
17-6899 1C.-3. ResolutionDiscussion regarding Traffic Calming Devices.Deferred  Action details Not available
17-6896 1D.-1. ResolutionA Resolution authorizing Make-a-Wish Southern Florida to sell alcoholic beverages at the parking area behind Sports Grill, located on 1559 Sunset Drive and adjacent area on San Ignacio Avenue on Saturday, March 10, 2018, from 11:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., during the "Wings for Wishes" event to benefit the Make-a-Wish Foundation, subject to Florida Department of Professional Regulation Requirements.adopted by Resolution Number  Action details Video Video
17-6889 1D.-2.AAP Member Appointments 2017-2019ResolutionA Resolution accepting the recommendation of the Cultural Development Board to appoint Carol Damian, Jill Deupi, Lauren Hall, Jacek J. Kolasinski, Juan Roselione-Valadez, and Freda Tschumy to the Arts Advisory Panel, to serve for the remainder of a two (2) year term, which began on June 1, 2017 and continues through May 31, 2019.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
17-6945 1D.-3. ResolutionA Resolution appointing Jorge Otero (Nominated by Vice Mayor Keon) to serve as a member of the Board of Adjustment, for the remainder of a two (2) year term, which began on June 1, 2017 and continues through May 31, 2019.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
17-6931 1D.-4. ResolutionA Resolution accepting the recommendation of the City Manager approving the 2018 City of Coral Gables Legislative Priorities.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
17-6882 1D.-5. ResolutionA Resolution appointing Colette Worm (Nominated by Commissioner Lago) to serve as a member of the Library Advisory Board, for the remainder of a two (2) year term, which began on June 1, 2017 and continues through May 31, 2019.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
17-6934 2D.-6. 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 is the amount of $60,342.00 for 12 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 Not available
17-6963 1D.-7. ResolutionA Resolution appointing Jessica Brumley (Nominated by Commissioner Mena) and Misha Mladenovic (Nominated by Commissioner Quesada), to serve as members of the Blue Ribbon Committee.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
17-6856 11.-1. MinutesAdvisory Board on Disability Affairs Meeting of November 1, 2017.approvedPass Action details Not available
17-6913 11.-2. MinutesAnti-Crime Committee Meeting of September 27, 2017.approvedPass Action details Not available
17-6914 11.-3. MinutesAnti-Crime Committee Meeting of October 25, 2017.approvedPass Action details Not available
17-6927 11.-4. MinutesCode Enforcement Board Hearing of November 15, 2017.approvedPass Action details Not available
17-6854 11.-5.MH.11.20.17.MinutesMinutesCoral Gables Merrick House Governing Board Meeting of November 20, 2017.approvedPass Action details Not available
17-6886 11.-6.AAP Minutes 10.25.17MinutesCoral Gables Arts Advisory Panel Meeting of October 25, 2017.approvedPass Action details Not available
17-6880 11.-7. MinutesConstruction Regulation Board Meeting of December 11, 2017.approvedPass Action details Not available
17-6887 11.-8.CDB Minutes 11.07.17MinutesCultural Development Board Meeting of November 07, 2017.approvedPass Action details Not available
17-6888 11.-9.CDB Minutes 12.05.17MinutesCultural Development Board Meeting of December 05, 2017.approvedPass Action details Not available
17-6840 11.-10. MinutesEconomic Development Board Meeting of November 8, 2017.approvedPass Action details Not available
17-6868 11.-11. MinutesInsurance and Risk Management Advisory Board Meeting of October 30, 2017.approvedPass Action details Not available
17-6853 11.-12. MinutesInternational Affairs Coordinating Council Meeting of October 17, 2017.approvedPass Action details Not available
17-6929 21.-13. MinutesInternational Affairs Coordinating Council Meeting of November 21, 2017.approvedPass Action details Not available
17-6849 11.-14. MinutesLandscape Beautification Advisory Board Meeting of December 7, 2017.approvedPass Action details Not available
17-6850 11.-15. MinutesLibrary Advisory Board Meeting of December 13, 2017.approvedPass Action details Not available
17-6932 11.-16.Retirement Board Meeting of October 12, 2017MinutesRetirement Board Meeting of October 12, 2017.approvedPass Action details Not available
17-6942 11.-17. MinutesSustainability Advisory Board Meeting of October 24, 2017.approvedPass Action details Not available
17-6879 11.-18. MinutesWaterways Advisory Board Meeting of November 1, 2017.approvedPass Action details Not available
17-6937 21.-19. MinutesWaterways Advisory Board Meeting of December 13, 2017.approvedPass Action details Not available
17-6930 12.-1. MinutesThe School and Community Relations Committee Minutes of November 17, 2017 and December 15, 2017, requesting consideration and guidance from the City Commission on Committee projects and updates.Presented and Filed  Action details Video Video
17-6890 12.-2.Cultural Development Grant Funding FY2017-2018ResolutionA Resolution approving the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Cultural Grants.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
17-6512 1F.-1.Ordinance - ZC Text Amend. re establish provisions for charging stations of electric vehiclesOrdinanceAn 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 5, “Development Standards,” Section 5-1409, “Amount of Required Parking,” to establish provisions for electric vehicle charging stations; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date. (11.08.17 PZB recommended approval, Vote: 7-0) (Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)adopted by Ordinance NumberPass Action details Video Video
16-5703 2F.-2.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, entitled “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)adopted by Ordinance NumberPass Action details Not available
16-5704 1F.-3.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, entitled “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)adopted by Ordinance NumberPass Action details Not available
17-5760 1F.-4.Ordinance - Text Amend to Comp Plan re North Ponce Residential Infill RegsOrdinanceAn 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-1.1.2, “Table FLU-1. Residential Land Uses,” pursuant to expedited State review procedures (S.163.3184, Florida Statutes) and Zoning Code Article 3, entitled “Development Review,” Division 15, “Comprehensive Plan Text and Map Amendments;” amending the “Multi-Family Medium Density” Land Use Classification to provide for an increase in maximum density, intensity and height, to be permitted for development pursuant to Residential Infill Regulations; providing for repealer provision, severability clause, and providing for an effective date. (03 15 17 PZB recommended approval, Vote: 6-1)adopted by Ordinance NumberPass Action details Video Video
17-6897 1F.-5. OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida, amending Chapter 74 of the City of Coral Gables Code to make the act of obstructing lanes of traffic in commercial and mixed-used zones a code enforcement violation with prescribed penalties; providing for repealer provision, severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date. (Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)approved as an Ordinance on First ReadingPass Action details Video Video
17-6935 1F.-6. OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, amending Chapter 113 “Flood Damage Prevention,” of the City of Coral Gables Code to adopt flood hazard maps, to designate a floodplain administrator, to adopt procedures and criteria for development in flood hazard areas, and for other purposes; 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
17-6944 1G.-1. Agenda ItemCommission Action Items Spreadsheet.Discussed and Filed  Action details Not available
17-6943 1G.-2. Agenda ItemInitiative Tracker Requested by Commissioner Lago.Discussed and Filed  Action details Not available
17-6907 1H.-1. ResolutionA discussion about authorizing the Coral Gables Community Foundation to use fifty parking spaces during the annual "Tour of Kitchens" Fundraiser on Saturday, February 3, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., and waiving the parking fees for use of said spaces. (Sponsored by Commissioner Quesada)adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
17-6909 1H.-2. ResolutionA discussion regarding about the fallen bombax ceiba tree on San Lorenzo Avenue. (Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
17-6940 1H.-3. ResolutionA request to waive the special event fees, parking fees, and barricade fees for the "Wings for Wishes" event taking place in Coral Gables on Saturday, March 10, 2018 from 11:30 am to 4:00 pm. (Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
17-6954 1H.-4. ResolutionA discussion regarding sale of Lot 24 to Doctors Hospital originally proposed in Resolution 2017-212. (Sponsored by Commissioner Quesada)Deferred  Action details Video Video
17-6956 1H.-5. ResolutionA discussion of a new community platform called CityGrader, developed by a Coral Gables based business. (Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
17-6877 1J.-1. Presentation/Protocol DocumentPresentation of Crowe Horwath LLP, Internal Auditors’ Audit Reports for Information Technology External Penetration, Cash Management, and Eden User Access Controls.   Action details Video Video
17-6955 1J.-2. Agenda ItemNeighborhood Renaissance Program (NRP) Project Status.   Action details Video Video
17-6792 1J.-3.Planning Services for Zoning Code Update, RFP 2017.05.MSResolutionA Resolution accepting the recommendation of the Procurement Officer to award the Planning Services for Zoning Code Update contract to DPZ PARTNERS, LLC d/b/a DPZ CoDESIGN, the top-ranked proposer, pursuant to Section 2-763 of the Procurement Code entitled “Contract Award” and Request for Proposals (RFP) 2017.05.MS, further authorizing the City Manager to negotiate a final contract amount acceptable to the City for this project, not to exceed the budgeted available funds.deferred by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
18-7060 1J.-3.1. ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission to defer, more specifically, Agenda Item J-3 to the next City Commission Meeting of Tuesday, January 23, 2018.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
17-6922 1J.-4. Agenda ItemFloodplain Management Plan Progress Report.Discussed and Filed  Action details Not available
17-6871 1J.-5.Update on Centralized Valet Proposed LocationsAgenda ItemUpdate on Centralized Valet Proposed Locations by Timothy J. Plummer, President of David Plummer and Associates.Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
17-6912 1J.-6.CGPD - HIDTA GrantResolutionA Resolution authorizing the City of Coral Gables, on behalf of the Coral Gables Police Department, to apply for and accept a grant of an estimated $430,000 from The Office of National Drug Control Policy, retroactive to January 1, 2017, for the purpose of combating the threat from drug trafficking.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
17-6928 2K.-1. ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, (“City”) authorizing communications, under certain circumstances, between governmental officials regarding the siting of governmental facilities within the City, providing for an effective date.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
17-6860 1K.-2. ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of the City of Coral Gables, Florida in support of Constitutional Revision Committee Proposal 92.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
17-6941 1K.-3. Agenda ItemLitigation Report.Discussed and Filed  Action details Not available
17-6861 1K.-4. Agenda ItemRequest for Executive Session (if any).Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
17-6891 1L.-1. ResolutionA Resolution of the City of Coral Gables City Commission, with attachments, accepting the City Clerk’s Certification and Declaration of Results from the Coral Gables Retirement Board Election; said election period which was held from December 5th, 2017 through December 8th, 2017, which confirmed Randy Hoff to the At-Large Participating Regular Full-time Employee seat, and Joshua Nunez who ran unopposed to the Participating Police Officer seat of a term, which began January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2019.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
17-6964 1N.-1. Agenda ItemAttorney-client executive session closed to the public for purposes of discussing the litigation styled City of Coral Gables v. Florida Power and Light Company, Case No. 2017-026330-CA-01. This session may be attended by the following individuals: Mayor Raul Valdes-Fauli, Vice Mayor Patricia Keon, Commissioner Vince Lago, Commissioner Michael Mena, City Manager Cathy Swanson-Rivenbark, Assistant City Manager/Building Official Peter Iglesias, City Attorney Miriam Soler Ramos, Deputy City Attorney Cristina M. Suarez, special counsel Corali Lopez-Castro, special counsel Javier Lopez, special counsel Rachel Sullivan. A certified court reporter will be present to ensure that the session is fully transcribed, and the transcript will be made available to the public upon the conclusion of the above-stated litigation. At the conclusion of the attorney-client session, the public meeting will be reopened, and termination of the attorney-client session will be announced.   Action details Not available