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Meeting Name: City Commission Agenda status: Final Revised
Meeting date/time: 2/27/2018 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  
Attachments:
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18-7104 1A.-1. Presentation/Protocol DocumentThe Coral Gables Community Foundation, in concert with the City of Coral Gables, honors Ruth’s Chris Steak House with the 2018 “Best Taste” award, and Frice Cream with the 2018 “Best Treat” award, as voted by the attendees of the 9th Annual Tour of Kitchens held on February 3, 2018.Presented and Filed  Action details Not available
18-7101 1A.-2.2017 Firefighter of the Year AwardPresentation/Protocol DocumentCongratulations to Firefighter Carlos Eguiluz, recipient of the City of Coral Gables “Firefighter of the Year Award,” for 2017.Presented and Filed  Action details Video Video
18-7113 1A.-3. Presentation/Protocol Document“Congratulations City of Coral Gables for being selected one of 35 Champion Cities in Bloomberg Philanthropies’ US Mayors Challenge for 2018.”Presented and Filed  Action details Video Video
18-7044 1C.-1. Agenda ItemConversation regarding autism and Coral Gables’ contributions to the situation and possible suggestions.Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
18-7189 1Non Agenda ResolutionA Resolution designating the Province of San Isidro, Buenos Aires, Argentina as a “Sister City” of the City of Coral Gables, Florida.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
18-7047 1D.-1.AAP Member Herbert BritoResolutionA Resolution accepting the recommendation of the Cultural Development Board to appoint Herbert Brito 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
18-7107 1D.-2.Bike Day 2018ResolutionA Resolution authorizing waiver of the charges associated with usage of barricades, parking meter rentals and electrical inspection fees for "Gables Bike Day," on Sunday, March 25, 2018, as well as providing certain equipment and services.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
18-7090 1D.-3. ResolutionA Resolution authorizing the Business Improvement District of Coral Gables (BID), to sell alcoholic beverages from 12:00 p.m. until 12:00 a.m., at the Plaza located on the 100 block of Giralda, from Ponce De Leon Boulevard from Ponce to Galiano Street, on March 17, 2018, during the "St. Patrick’s Day on Giralda Plaza" event, subject to Florida Department of Professional Regulation Requirements.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
18-7088 11.-1.Board of Adjustment Meeting Minutes of 01 08 18MinutesBoard of Adjustment Meeting of January 8, 2018.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-7089 11.-2.Board of Adjustment Meeting Minutes of 02 05 18MinutesBoard of Adjustment Meeting of February 5, 2018.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-7072 11.-3.AAP Minutes 01.24.18MinutesCoral Gables Arts Advisory Panel Meeting of January 24, 2018.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-7085 11.-4.MH.Jan12.2018.For.CC.Feb.27.2018MinutesCoral Gables Merrick House Governing Board Meeting of January 12, 2018.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-7070 11.-5. MinutesEconomic Development Board Meeting of February 7, 2018.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-7084 11.-6.HPB.01.18.2018.FOR.CC.02.27.18MinutesHistoric Preservation Board Meeting of January 18, 2018.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-7087 11.-7. MinutesInsurance and Risk Management Advisory Board Meeting of November 28, 2017.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-7073 11.-8. MinutesInternational Affairs Coordinating Council Meeting of December 19, 2017.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-7071 11.-9. MinutesLandscape Beautification Advisory Board Meeting of February 1, 2018approvedPass Action details Not available
17-6850 11.-10. MinutesLibrary Advisory Board Meeting of December 13, 2017.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-7092 11.-11. MinutesLibrary Advisory Board Meeting of February 14, 2018.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-7102 11.-12. MinutesParks and Recreation Advisory Board Meeting of December 8, 2017.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-7095 11.-13. MinutesParks and Recreation Advisory Board Meeting of January 19, 2018.approvedPass Action details Not available
17-6852 11.-14. MinutesProperty Advisory Board Meeting of November 8, 2017.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-7098 11.-15.Retirement Board Meeting of December 13, 2017MinutesRetirement Board Meeting of December 13, 2017.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-7099 11.-16.Retirement Board Meeting of January 11, 2018MinutesRetirement Board Meeting of January 11, 2018.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-7103 11.-17. MinutesSenior Citizens Advisory Board Meeting of December 7, 2017.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-7094 11.-18. MinutesSenior Citizens Advisory Board Meeting of January 4, 2018.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-7112 1E.-1. Agenda ItemPersonal Appearance by Jack Thompson regarding the danger of video games.Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
18-7110 1F.-1. OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida, requiring Traffic Studies for certain new developments; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, enforceability, and providing for an effective date. (Sponsored by Commissioner Mena) (Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)approved as an Ordinance on First ReadingPass Action details Video Video
18-7077 1G.-1. Agenda ItemCommission Action Items Spreadsheet.Discussed and Filed  Action details Not available
18-7078 1G.-2. Agenda ItemInitiative Tracker Requested by Commissioner Lago.Discussed and Filed  Action details Not available
18-7081 1H.-1. Agenda ItemAn update from staff regarding the multi-modal transportation plan. (Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)Deferred  Action details Not available
18-7083 1H.-2. Agenda ItemAn update from staff regarding the parking garages on Andalusia Avenue. (Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)   Action details Video Video
18-7109 1H.-3. Agenda ItemA discussion regarding Florida Statute 790.33 which provides for a civil fine of up to $5,000 against an elected or appointed local government official under whose jurisdiction the State’s firearm regulation preemption was violated. (Sponsored by Vice Mayor Keon) (Sponsored by Mayor Valdes-Fauli)approvedPass Action details Video Video
18-7100 1H.-4. ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, directing the City’s Administration to make support of Senate Bill 196 and House Bill 219, part of the City’s legislative agenda and urges the Senate and House of Representatives to adopt Senate Bill 196 and House Bill 219 or similar legislation banning assault weapons and large-capacity magazines. (Sponsored by Vice Mayor Keon)adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
18-7190 1Non Agenda ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida in support of Miami-Dade County School Board’s decision for increased safety and security for students and workforce at the public schools.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
18-7191 1Non Agenda ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida expressing the City Commission’s overwhelming disappointment with the Florida Legislature’s unwillingness to responsibly and courageously act in the best interest and safety of Florida residents. A State, which now has the highest number of fatalities associated with mass shootings with automatic weapons, by failing to pass legislation banning assault weapons and holding the Florida Legislature responsible for any future tragedies associated with automatic weapons in the State due to their failure to act.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
18-7096 1J.-1. ResolutionA Resolution of the City of Coral Gables, Florida establishing its intent to reimburse certain project costs incurred with proceeds of future tax-exempt financings; providing for certain other matters in connection therewith; and providing for an effective date.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
18-7093 2J.-2. ResolutionA Resolution accepting the recommendation of the Procurement Officer, pursuant to Section 2-501 of the Procurement Code, to waive the Procurement Code and authorize the City Manager to negotiate and enter into a professional services agreement for Special Taxing District Management Services with Governmental Management Services, in an approximate amount of $110,000.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
18-7023 1J.-3.IFB 2017.12.VF Kerdyk Tennis Center Building RenovationsResolutionA Resolution accepting the recommendation of the Procurement Officer to award the Kerdyk Tennis Center Building Renovations to Azulejo, Inc., the lowest responsive and responsible bidder, in the amount of $1,215,228.00, pursuant to Invitation for Bids (IFB) 2017.12.VF and Section 2-763 of the Procurement Code entitled “Contract Award”.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
18-7024 1J.-4.RFP 2017.11.LS Design-Build Services Fire Station 2ResolutionA Resolution accepting the recommendation of the Procurement Officer to award the Design-Build Services for Fire Station No. 2 Addition/ Renovations and a New Trolley Maintenance Building to Link Construction, Group, Inc., the highest ranked responsive responsible proposer, pursuant to Section 2-763 of the Procurement Code entitled “Contract Award” and Request for Proposals (RFP) 2017.11.LS, and authorizing the City Manager to negotiate and award a final contract in an amount not to exceed the budgeted available funds.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
18-6992 1J.-5.Sustainable Complete StreetsResolutionA Resolution authorizing the adoption of the City of Coral Gables Sustainable Complete Streets Policy.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
18-7091 1J.-6. Presentation/Protocol DocumentOpenGov Transparency Portal PresentationPresented and Filed  Action details Video Video
18-7074 1K.-1. ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida ratifying a settlement agreement to resolve the pending nuisance abatement action relating to 747 and 760 Ponce de Leon Boulevard and neighboring residents, including required conditions; providing for a repealer provision, providing for a severability clause, and providing for an effective date.adopted as amended by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
18-7079 1K.-2. Agenda ItemRequest for Executive Session (if any).   Action details Not available
18-7076 1N.-1. 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.Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video