City of Coral Gables
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Meeting Name: City Commission Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/8/2018 9:00 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location:
Pre-meeting presentations will be held in the City Hall Courtyard at 8:30 am. Agenda Item J-4 has been deferred.
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
Meeting video: eComment: Not available  
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18-7350 1A.-1. Presentation/Protocol DocumentPresentation of a Proclamation declaring May 2018 as "National Water Safety Month" in Coral Gables.Presented and Filed  Action details Video Video
18-7351 1A.-2. Presentation/Protocol DocumentPresentation of a Proclamation declaring May 7, 2018 through May 12, 2018 as "Economic Development Week" in Coral Gables.Presented and Filed  Action details Video Video
18-7339 1A.-3. Presentation/Protocol DocumentPresentation of a Proclamation declaring May 6, 2018 through May 12, 2018 as "Municipal Clerks Week" in Coral Gables.Presented and Filed  Action details Video Video
18-7371 1A.-4. Presentation/Protocol DocumentPresentation of twenty five year service pin to Thomas Harley, Fire Department.Presented and Filed  Action details Not available
18-7367 1A.-5. Presentation/Protocol DocumentPresentation of twenty five year service pin to Thad Ovarich, Fire Department.Presented and Filed  Action details Video Video
18-7370 1A.-6. Presentation/Protocol DocumentPresentation of twenty five year service pin to John Perrotti, Fire Department.Presented and Filed  Action details Not available
18-7368 1A.-7. Presentation/Protocol DocumentPresentation of twenty five year service pin to Alain Rouzeau, Fire Department.Presented and Filed  Action details Video Video
18-7369 1A.-8. Presentation/Protocol DocumentPresentation of twenty five year service pin to Erik White, Fire Department.Presented and Filed  Action details Not available
18-7364 1A.-9. Presentation/Protocol DocumentPresentation of thirty year service pin to Carlos Eguiluz, Fire Department.Presented and Filed  Action details Video Video
18-7365 1A.-10. Presentation/Protocol DocumentPresentation of thirty year service pin to David Drescher, Fire Department.Presented and Filed  Action details Not available
18-7366 1A.-11. Presentation/Protocol DocumentPresentation of thirty year service pin to Tim Mungovan, Fire Department.Presented and Filed  Action details Not available
18-7363 1A.-12. Presentation/Protocol DocumentPresentation of thirty year service pin to George Valladares, Fire Department.Presented and Filed  Action details Not available
18-7373 1A.-13. Presentation/Protocol DocumentCongratulations to Officer Joel Rios, recipient of the City of Coral Gables “Officer of the Month Award,” for the month of March, 2018.Presented and Filed  Action details Video Video
18-7345 1A.-14. Presentation/Protocol DocumentPresentation of a Proclamation declaring May 8, 2018 as "Travel and Tourism Day" in Coral Gables, with William D. Talbert, President and CEO of the Greater Miami Convention and Visitors Bureau, to present an update on the state of the travel and tourism industry.Presented and Filed  Action details Video Video
18-7337 1A.-15. Presentation/Protocol DocumentCongratulations to Elsa Fuentes who holds the title Internal Audit and Grants Coordinator, recipient of the "Employee of the Month Award," for the month of May, 2018.Presented and Filed  Action details Not available
18-7543 1Non Agenda Presentation/Protocol DocumentPresentation of a Certificate of Congratulations to Mark A. Trowbridge on his 50th Birthday.Presented and Filed  Action details Not available
18-7346 1B.-1. MinutesRegular City Commission Meeting of April 10, 2018.approvedPass Action details Video Video
18-7335 1C.-1. Agenda ItemReport from staff on proposed measures to incentivize art galleries and artist-in-residence programs.Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
18-7360 1C.-2. ResolutionA Resolution authorizing the drafting of a Memorandum of Understanding with Pan American Development Foundation, an arm of the Organization of American States, for the promotion and support of a hemispheric-wide STEM program.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
18-7309 1D.-1. ResolutionA Resolution authorizing Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce to sell alcoholic beverages at Fred B. Hartnett Ponce Circle Park on Thursday, November 8, 2018, from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., during the "Burgerliscious" event, to benefit the Coral Gables Community Foundation, subject to Florida Department of Professional Regulation Requirements.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
18-7354 1D.-3.Gymnastic EquipmentResolutionA Resolution accepting the recommendation of the Procurement Officer to award the IFB contract for the Gymnastic Equipment to Spieth Anderson dba Spieth America, in an amount not to exceed the budgeted available funds, pursuant to Invitation for Bids (IFB) 2018.005 and Section 2-763 of the Procurement Code entitled “Contract Award”.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
18-7362 1D.-4.FDOT Easement US1ResolutionA Resolution authorizing the granting of a perpetual easement to the Florida Department of Transportation and the execution of two temporary license agreements on parcels located along State Road 5/US 1/South Dixie Highway, in connection with roadway improvements from Riviera Drive to City of Miami limits, Coral Gables, Florida.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
18-7352 11.-1. MinutesBlue Ribbon Committeee Meeting of April 11, 2018.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-7376 11.-2. MinutesBudget/Audit Advisory Board Meeting of March 21, 2018.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-7320 11.-3. MinutesCode Enforcement Board Hearing of April 18, 2018.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-7328 11.-4. MinutesCommunications Committee Meeting of April 19, 2018.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-7313 11.-5. MinutesConstruction Regulation Board Meeting of April 16, 2018.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-7379 11.-6.AAP Minutes 02.28.18MinutesCoral Gables Arts Advisory Panel Meeting of February 28, 2018.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-7378 11.-7.CDB Minutes 03.06.18MinutesCultural Development Board Meeting of March 06, 2018.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-7300 11.-8. MinutesEconomic Development Board Meeting of April 4, 2018.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-7357 31.-9. MinutesInternational Affairs Coordinating Council Meeting of March 29, 2018.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-7319 11.-10. MinutesParks and Recreation Advisory Board Meeting of April 6, 2018.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-7355 11.-11. MinutesSenior Citizens Advisory Board Meeting of March 1, 2018.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-7356 11.-12. MinutesSenior Citizens Advisory Board Meeting of April 23, 2018.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-7338 11.-13.TAB meeting minutes of 1-16-18MinutesTransportation Advisory Board Meeting of January 16, 2018.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-7340 11.-14.TAB meeting minutes of 2-20-18MinutesTransportation Advisory Board Meeting of February 20, 2018.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-7341 11.-15.TAB minutes of 3-20-18MinutesTransportation Advisory Board Meeting of March 20, 2018.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-7307 12.-1. MinutesProperty Advisory Board (PAB) Meeting of January 10, 2018 requesting the City Commission to allow Coral Grand, LLC, tenant at 997 North Greenway Drive, Coral Gables, FL (Coral Gables Country Club) to meet with the PAB once a year as a replacement of one of their required two Commission meetings annually per the Management Agreement with the City.approvedPass Action details Video Video
18-7359 1D.-2.Parks and Recreation Master PlanResolutionA Resolution accepting the recommendation of the Procurement Officer to award the Parks, Recreation and Youth Center Master Plan contract to AECOM Technical Services, Inc., the top-ranked proposer, in an estimated amount of $184,948.39, not to exceed the budgeted available funds, pursuant to Section 2-763 of the Procurement Code entitled “Contract Award” and Request for Proposals (RFP) 2018-003; should negotiations fail with the top-ranked proposer, negotiations shall commence up to the third ranked proposer until an agreement satisfactory to the City has been reached.DeferredPass Action details Not available
18-7306 1E.-1. Agenda ItemPersonal Appearance by the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables regarding the historic white way lights.Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
18-7287 1E.-2. Agenda ItemPersonal Appearance by Jack Thompson related to joint lawsuit challenging firearm preemption statute.Deferred  Action details Not available
17-6509 1F.-1.Ordinance - Comp Plan Map Amend. re Venera (1500 Venera Avenu and 1515 San Remo Avenue)OrdinanceAn 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 Multi-Family Medium Density” to “Commercial Mid-Rise Intensity” for the property legally described as Lots 17 thru 24, Block 203, Coral Gables Riviera Section 14 (1515 San Remo Avenue), Coral Gables, Florida; providing a repealer provision, severability clause, and providing for an effective date. (LPA Review) (10 11 17 PZB recommended approval, Vote 5-0)ContinuedPass Action details Video Video
17-6510 1F.-2.Ordinance - Change of Zoning re Venera (1500 Venera and 1515 San Remo Avenue)OrdinanceAn 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 Multi-Family 2 District (MF2) to Commercial District (C) for the property legally described as Lots 17 thru 24, Block 203, Coral Gables Riviera Section 14 (1515 San Remo Avenue), Coral Gables, Florida; providing a repealer provision, severability clause, and providing for an effective date. (10 11 17 PZB recommended approval, Vote 5-0).ContinuedPass Action details Video Video
18-7201 1F.-3. OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida amending the City Code, Chapter 74, entitled “Traffic and Vehicles”; to include additional definitions; additional prohibitions; additional provisions; providing for administrative appeal procedures; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date. (Sponsored By Commissioner Lago)adopted by Ordinance NumberPass Action details Video Video
18-7209 1F.-4. OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida amending the City Code, Chapter 1-General Provisions, Section 1-7 entitled “Penalties” to include additional penalties for violations of Chapter 74 , entitled “Traffic and Vehicles; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date. (Sponsored By Commissioner Lago)adopted by Ordinance NumberPass Action details Video Video
18-7305 2F.-5. OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables amending the Code of the City of Coral Gables by amending Section 101-109 “Notices” of Division 2 “Code Enforcement Board” and Section 101-139 “Schedule and Conduct of Administrative Hearing” of Division 3 “Supplemental Code Enforcement Procedures” of Article IV “Code Enforcement” of Chapter 101 “Administration And Enforcement,” to amend the requirements for Service of Notices; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date.adopted by Ordinance NumberPass Action details Video Video
18-7244 1F.-6.Ordinance - Amend. to Future Land Use Map re Conservation Area all of Tract 1 (Hardy)OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida amending 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 Comprehensive Plan 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 1, Avocado Land Company Subdivision, Coral Gables, Florida; and, providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, and providing for an effective date. (04 12 18 PZB recommended approval, Vote 5-0) (Change the Comprehensive Plan map for Tract 1 from Residential Single-Family to Conservation Areas land use)approved as an Ordinance on First ReadingPass Action details Video Video
18-7245 1F.-7.Ordinance - Change of zoning from SF to Preservation all of Tract 1 (Hardy)OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida amending the Zoning Map 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 1, Avocado Land Company Subdivision, Coral Gables, Florida; and, providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, and providing for an effective date (04 12 18 PZB recommended approval, Vote 5-0) (Change of Zoning map for Tract 1 from Single-Family Residential to Preservation)approved as an Ordinance on First ReadingPass Action details Video Video
17-6511 1F.-8.Resolution - Mixed Use Site Plan Review re Venera (1500 Venera Avenue and 1515 San Remo Avenue)ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida requesting mixed use site plan review pursuant to Zoning Code Article 4, “Zoning Districts”, Division 2, “Overlay and Special Purpose Districts”, Section 4-201, “Mixed Use District (MXD)”, for the mixed use project referred to as “Venera” on the property legally described as Lots 11 thru 25, Block 203, Coral Gables Riviera Section 14 (1500 Venera Avenue, 1515 San Remo Avenue, and 1537 San Remo Avenue), Coral Gables, Florida; including required conditions; providing for an effective date. (03 14 18 PZB recommended approval, Vote 4-0; 1 recused)ContinuedPass Action details Video Video
18-7330 1G.-1. Agenda ItemCommission Action Items Spreadsheet.Discussed and Filed  Action details Not available
18-7331 1G.-2. Agenda ItemInitiative Tracker Requested by Commissioner Lago.Discussed and Filed  Action details Not available
18-7273 1H.-1. ResolutionA discussion regarding safety measures in public schools located within the City, including the placing of CGPD officers at those public schools that do not have an SRO (School Resource Officer) assigned and the connectivity of cameras to CGPD. (Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
18-7274 1H.-2. Agenda ItemAn update regarding the School Safety Task Force and security of private schools. (Sponsored by Vice Mayor Quesada)Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
18-7329 1H.-3. Agenda ItemAn update on investigation into the author of anonymous letter. (Sponsored by Commissioner Lago) (Sponsored by Commissioner Mena)Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
18-7310 1H.-4. ResolutionA discussion regarding Antiquera Residential Parking Zone. (Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
18-7311 1H.-5. Agenda ItemA discussion regarding Edgewater Drive Parking. (Sponsored by Commissioner Keon)Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
18-7312 1H.-6. Agenda ItemRequest for update regarding Dog Park at Nat Winokur Park. (Sponsored by Commissioner Mena)Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
18-7353 1J.-1.Genuine Parts NJPA Co-OpResolutionA Resolution accepting the recommendation of the Procurement Officer to authorize a Cooperative contract with Genuine Parts Company d/b/a NAPA Auto Parts from the National Joint Powers Alliance (NJPA), to provide on-site vehicle and equipment parts and supply services pursuant to Section 2-947 of the Procurement Code.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
18-7361 1J.-2. ResolutionA Resolution authorizing the Procurement Officer to secure a vendor for the replacement of the inoperable elevators located in Parking Garage #2 located at 220 Aragon Avenue, in an amount not to exceed the available budget, pursuant to Section 2-501 of the City's Procurement Code.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
18-7348 1J.-3.Agreement Extension - RFP 2008.05.05 Debris Management SvcsResolutionA Resolution accepting the recommendation of the Procurement Officer to extend the Debris Management Services contract with AshBritt, Inc., (Primary) and Ceres Environmental Services, Inc., (Secondary) pursuant to Section 2-764 of the Procurement Code entitled “approval of change orders and contract modifications”, on a month-to-month basis, not to exceed six months, until the new RFP process is completed, and new Professional Services Agreements are awarded, negotiated and executed.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
18-7347 1J.-4.RFP 2018-009 Disaster Debris Removal ServicesResolutionA Resolution accepting the recommendation of the Procurement Officer to award the Disaster Debris Removal Services contract to the three (3) highest ranked responsive-responsible proposers in rank order: Phillips and Jordan, Inc., (Primary), Ceres Environmental Services, Inc., (Secondary), and AshBritt, Inc., (Tertiary), pursuant to section 2-763 of the Procurement Code entitled “Contract Award” and Request for Proposals (RFP) 2018-009; further authorizing the City Manager to negotiate and execute a Professional Services Agreement with each proposer for a period of three (3) years with options to renew for two (2) additional two (2) year periods, exercisable at the option of the City Manager; should negotiations fail with any of the three (3) highest ranked responsive-responsible proposers, negotiations shall commence with the next most responsive-responsible proposer (up to the fifth ranked proposer), until an Agreement satisfactory to the City has been reached.Deferred  Action details Not available
18-7544 1Non Agenda ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida extending the moratorium on the enforcement of Section 4-206(3)(a) of the Zoning Code for a period not to exceed 60 days, permitting amplified music, not to exceed a decibel level of 75 decibels, while still adhering to hours of operations specified in the Code, to allow staff to draft appropriate Code revisions for Commission consideration.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
18-7372 1K.-1. Agenda ItemAbandoned Property Report.Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
18-7332 1K.-2. Agenda ItemRequest for Executive Session (if any).Dismissed  Action details Not available
18-7333 11. Agenda ItemAttorney-client executive session, closed to the public, for purposes of discussing the litigation styled City of Coral Gables v. Florida Power & Light Company, case no. 2017-026330-CA-01. This session may be attended by the following individuals: Mayor Raul Valdes-Fauli, Commissioner Pat Keon, Commissioner Vince Lago, Commissioner Michael Mena, City Manager Cathy Swanson-Rivenbark or Acting City Manager Peter Iglesias, City Attorney Miriam Soler Ramos, Assistant City Attorney Stephanie Throckmorton, Special Counsel Corali Lopez-Castro and Special Counsel Javier Lopez. 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-styled 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