City of Coral Gables
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Please note: this meeting's minutes have not been finalized yet. Actions taken on legislation and their results are not available.
Meeting Name: City Commission Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 1/23/2018 9:00 AM Minutes status: Draft  
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: Not available  
Meeting video: eComment: Not available  
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18-6972 1A.-1. Presentation/Protocol DocumentPresentation of twenty-five year service pin to Jeffery D. Stone, Fire Department.   Not available Not available
17-6862 1A.-2. Presentation/Protocol DocumentCongratulations to Catherine Cathers, who holds the title Arts and Culture Specialist, recipient of the "Employee of the Month Award," for the month of January, 2018.   Not available Not available
17-6899 1C.-1. Agenda ItemDiscussion regarding Traffic Calming Devices.   Not available Not available
18-6974 1C.-2. ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, directing the City’s Administration to make opposition to Senate Bill 1304/House Bill 1033 part of the City’s Legislative Agenda, and urging the Florida House of Representatives and Senate not to adopt Senate Bill 1304/House Bill 1033, or similar legislation. (Sponsored by Mayor Valdes-Fauli)   Not available Not available
17-6967 1D.-1.Resolution authorizing FY 2017-2018 Emergency Medical Services County Grant Letter of Understanding / AgreementResolutionA Resolution authorizing the acceptance and execution of the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Emergency Medical Services (EMS) County Grant #C6013 Letter of Understanding and Agreement from the Miami-Dade County Board of County Commissioners and the State of Florida Department of Health; further amending the Fiscal Year 2017-2018 Annual Budget to recognize the $2,190 grant award as revenue and appropriate such funds to cover the cost of the grant expenditures.   Not available Not available
17-6915 2D.-2.LMSResolutionA Resolution of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, adopting the Local Mitigation Strategy of Miami-Dade County; and providing for an effective date.   Not available Not available
18-6976 11.-1. MinutesAdvisory Board on Disability Affairs Meeting of December 6, 2017.   Not available Not available
18-6977 11.-2. MinutesBudget/Audit Advosory Board Meeting of December 6, 2017.   Not available Not available
17-6872 11.-3.PAB Minutes 10262017MinutesParking Advisory Board Meeting of October 26, 2017.   Not available Not available
17-6873 11.-4.PAB Minutes 11162017MinutesParking Advisory Board Meeting of November 16, 2017.   Not available Not available
18-6975 11.-5.PW12.4.17MinutesPinewood Cemetery Advisory Board Meeting of December 4, 2017.   Not available Not available
17-6947 1E.-1. Agenda ItemComments regarding Riviera bike paths by concerned residents.   Not available Not available
17-6897 1F.-1. 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)   Not available Not available
17-6935 1F.-2. 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.   Not available Not available
17-6744 1F.-3.Ordinance - Amend to Future Land Use Map Comp Plan re Avocado LandOrdinanceAn 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 (ss. 163.3187, Florida Statutes), from “Residential Single-Family Low Density” to “Conservation Areas” for the property legally described as all of Tract 3, Avocado Land Company Subdivision, Coral Gables, Florida; and, providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, and providing for an effective date. (11 08 17 PZB recommended approval, Vote 7-0)   Not available Not available
17-6745 1F.-4.Ordinance - Change of Zoning re Avocado LandOrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida requesting a change of zoning pursuant to Zoning Code Article 3, “Development Review”, Division 14, “Zoning Code Text and Map Amendments”, from Single-Family Residential District (SFR) to Preservation (P) for the property legally described as all of Tract 3, Avocado Land Company Subdivision, Coral Gables, Florida; and providing for a repealer clause, severability clause, and providing for an effective date. (11 08 17 PZB recommended approval, Vote 7-0)   Not available Not available
17-6969 1G.-1. Agenda ItemCommission Action Items Spreadsheet.   Not available Not available
17-6970 1G.-2. Agenda ItemInitiative Tracker Requested by Commissioner Lago.   Not available Not available
17-6954 1H.-1. Agenda ItemA discussion regarding sale of Lot 24 to Doctors Hospital originally proposed in Resolution 2017-212. (Sponsored by Commissioner Quesada)   Not available Not available
18-6979 1H.-2. Agenda ItemA discussion regarding Betsy Adams Garden Club Park. (Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)   Not available Not available
18-6980 1H.-3. Agenda ItemA discussion regarding recent national opioid legal actions and how they may impact Coral Gables. (Sponsored by Commissioner Quesada)   Not available Not available
17-6792 1J.-1.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.   Not available Not available
18-6978 2K.-1. ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, authorizing a ninety-day extension of a Zoning in Progress related to access to the public rights-of-way for wireless facilities; providing an effective date.   Not available Not available
17-6971 1K.-2. Agenda ItemRequest for Executive Session (if any).   Not available Not available
17-6946 11. Agenda ItemAttorney-client executive session closed to the public for purposes of discussing the litigation styled City of Coral Gables v. Instagram LLC and Facebook Miami, Inc., Case No. 17-017420-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, Commissioner Frank Quesada, City Manager Cathy Swanson-Rivenbark, City Attorney Miriam Soler Ramos, Deputy City Attorney Cristina M. Suarez, special counsel Frances Guasch de la Guardia, special counsel Jose Casal. 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 public meeting will be reopened, and termination of the attorney-client session will be announced.   Not available Not available