City of Coral Gables
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Meeting Name: City Commission Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 6/12/2018 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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18-7463 1A.-1. Presentation/Protocol DocumentPresentation of a check in the amount of $1.5 million dollars, by Florida Senator Jose Javier Rodriguez, Florida House Representatives Nicholas Duran, Bryan Avila, and Javier Fernandez, for HB 2967 - Coral Gables Fire Station and Land AcquisitionPresented and Filed  Action details Video Video
18-7422 1A.-2. Presentation/Protocol DocumentPresentation of a Certification of Appreciation to Publix Supermarket, for embracing and enforcing the City's plastic bag ban.Presented and Filed  Action details Video Video
18-7442 1A.-3.Firefighter of the Month Award for April 2018Presentation/Protocol DocumentCongratulations to Firefighter Albert Coscia, recipient of the City of Coral Gables “Firefighter of the Month Award,” for the month of April 2018.Presented and Filed  Action details Video Video
18-7533 1A.-4. Presentation/Protocol DocumentCongratulations to Officer Christopher Challenger, recipient of the City of Coral Gables “Officer of the Month Award,” for the month of April, 2018.Presented and Filed  Action details Video Video
18-7443 1A.-5. Presentation/Protocol DocumentCongratulations to Sebrina Davis who holds the title Concurrency Administrator, recipient of the "Employee of the Month Award," for the month of June, 2018.Presented and Filed  Action details Video Video
18-7454 1B.-1. MinutesRegular City Commission Meeting of May 8, 2018.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-7477 1C.-1. Agenda ItemUpdate regarding expanding TDR (Transfer Development Rights) receiving sites to include Blocks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 10 in the Biltmore Section.Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
18-7520 1C.-2. Agenda ItemUpdate on traffic calming status.Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
18-7539 1C.-3. Agenda ItemStatus on Police talks (the boil).Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
18-7703 1C.-3.1. ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission appointing Commissioner Michael Mena, as the representative for the City Commission in discussions regarding the structure of the Police Department.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
18-7462 1C.-4. ResolutionA Resolution designating the City of Santa Tecla, El Salvador, as a “Sister City” of the City of Coral Gables, Florida.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
18-7452 1D.-1. ResolutionA Resolution appointing Alexander Bucelo (Nominated by Commissioner Lago) to serve as a member of the Code Enforcement Board, for the remainder of a three (3) year term, which began on June 1, 2017 and continues through May 31, 2020.adopted by Resolution Number  Action details Not available
18-7453 1D.-2. ResolutionA Resolution appointing Jose Rohaidy (Nominated by Commissioner Lago) to serve as a member of the Parking 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
18-7475 1D.-3. ResolutionA Resolution authorizing Unlimited Sales Group, Inc. to sell alcoholic beverages on Alhambra Circle between Ponce De Leon Boulevard and just before 367 Alhambra Circle, from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, January 26, 2019 and from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 27, 2019 as part of the “Coral Gables Festival of the Arts”, subject to Florida Department of Professional Regulation requirements.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
18-7472 11.-1. MinutesBlue Ribbon Committee Meeting of May 9, 2018.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-7450 11.-2. MinutesCommunications Committee Meeting of May 17, 2018.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-7476 11.-3.AAP Minutes 04.25.18MinutesCoral Gables Arts Advisory Panel Meeting of April 25, 2018.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-7466 11.-4.HPB MTGN MINUTES FOR CC.06.12.18MinutesHistoric Preservation Board Meeting of April 19, 2018.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-7526 11.-5.PAB Minutes 02222018MinutesParking Advisory Board Meeting of February 22, 2018.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-7527 11.-6.PAB Minutes 04122018MinutesParking Advisory Board Meeting of April 12, 2018.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-7517 11.-7. MinutesParks and Recreation Advisory Board Meeting of May 3, 2018.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-7487 11.-8.Retirement Board Meeting of March 5, 2018MinutesRetirement Board Meeting of March 5, 2018.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-7488 11.-9.Retirement Board Meeting of April 12, 2018MinutesRetirement Board Meeting of April 12, 2018.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-7491 11.-10. MinutesSchool and Community Relations Committee Meeting of May 11, 2018.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-7529 11.-11.SAB meeting minutes of 3-28-18MinutesSustainability Advisory Board Meeting of March 28, 2018.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-7474 11.-12.TAB meeting mintues of 4-17-18MinutesTransportation Advisory Board Meeting of April 17, 2018.approvedPass Action details Not available
18-7522 12.-1.HPB.WhiteWayLights.ResolutionResolutionA Resolution accepting the recommendation of the Historic Preservation Board to the City Commission that the City acquire all 77 sites along University Drive and Riviera Drive (Historic Preservation Board vote: 7-0).adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
18-7532 12.-2. ResolutionA Resolution by the Coral Gables Advisory Board on Disability Affairs urging that the City of Coral Gables host and organize “Jonathan’s Day,” which is a CBS4 sponsored event that supports children with autism and other disabilities and their families, or in the alternative to host and organize another similar disability awareness event during “Disability Month,” in October 2018 (after further review and discussion, the Board has no objection to staff’s recommendation that the City host and organize a disability awareness event (in lieu of one for a specific non-profit/organization) and to allow non-profits/organizations such as "Jonathan’s Day" to participate and/or be a component of the event).adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
18-7521 1E.-1. Agenda ItemPersonal Appearance by Maria Cruz regarding the importance of ethics in government.Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
18-7426 1F.-1. OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission amending the Code of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, by amending Article Vii “Abandoned Real Property” of Chapter 34 “Nuisances”; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date.adopted by Ordinance NumberPass Action details Not available
18-7183 1F.-2.Ordinance - ZC Text Amend. re Amending Parking requirements for MXD projects less than 45 ftOrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida providing for text amendments to the City of Coral Gables Official Zoning Code, Article 4, “Zoning Districts,” Division 2, “Overlay and Special Purpose Districts,” Section 4-201, “Mixed Use District (MXD),” amending parking requirements for MXD projects less than forty-five (45) feet in height; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date. (03 14 18 PZB recommended approval, Vote 5-0; 05 24 18 Parking Advisory Board supported draft amendment) (Changing the Zoning Code to allow small, 3-story mixed-use buildings in the Industrial Districts to be built up to 45 feet without providing minimum on-site parking.) (Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)adopted as amended by Ordinance Number Pass Action details Video Video
17-6742 1F.-3.Ordinance - ZC Text Amend. re Giralda Plaza OverlayOrdinanceAn 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,” adding Section 4-209, “Giralda Plaza Overlay” to allow appropriate infill and redevelopment that enhances the character of Restaurant Row; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date. (Changes the Zoning Code to allow small, 3-story mixed-use buildings on Giralda Plaza to be built up to 45 feet without providing minimum on-site parking. The Parking Advisory Board supports Staff’s recommendation for three (3) stories on Giralda Plaza with no parking. The Planning and Zoning Board recommended four (4) stories or 50 feet, Vote 7-0. Staff incorporated all other modifications into the proposed text, however Staff stands by the maximum height for parking exemption to be three (3) stories and forty-five (45) feet.)adopted as amended by Ordinance Number Pass Action details Video Video
18-7523 2F.-4. OrdinanceAn Ordinance amending Chapter 46 of the Code of the City of Coral Gables, entitled “Pensions,” amending Section 46-253, entitled “Normal Retirement Income,” to provide the same alternative dispute resolution mechanism to resolve disputes about future Cost of Living Increases to current and former City Employees who retired, entered the DROP, or reached eligibility for normal retirement after January 1, 2013 but before the February 2015 Retirement Plan Amendment, as is provided to members of the Certified Class in the Murrhee v. City of Coral Gables case; 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
18-7322 1F.-5.Ordinance - ZC Text Amend re waterwaysOrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida providing for text amendments to the City of Coral Gables Official Zoning Code, Article 5, “Development Standards,” Division 8, “Docks, Wharves, Mooring Piles and Watercraft Moorings,” clarifying the distance of unobstructed navigable water; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date. (05 09 18 PZB recommended approval, Vote 4-0.) (Changing the Zoning Code to allow forty-five (45) feet of unobstructed navigable water in the waterways north of Miller Road, as requested by the Waterway Advisory Board at their 02 07 18 meeting.) (Sponsored by Vice Mayor Quesada)approved as an Ordinance on First ReadingPass Action details Video Video
18-7180 1F.-6.Resolution - Encroachment agreement and mixed use site plan re Gables LivingResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida requesting an encroachment agreement and 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 “Gables Living” on the property legally described as Lots 1 thru 8 and Lots 39 thru 42, Block 1, Industrial Section (390 Bird Road and 4012 Laguna Street), Coral Gables, Florida; including required conditions; providing for an effective date. (03 14 18 PZB recommended approval, Vote 5-0)adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
18-7455 1G.-1. Agenda ItemCommission Action Items Spreasheet.Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
18-7456 1G.-2. Agenda ItemInitiative Tracker Requested by Commissioner Lago.Discussed and Filed  Action details Not available
18-7468 1H.-1. Agenda ItemUpdate on the status of the historic White Way streetlights.Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
18-7528 1H.-2. Agenda ItemUpdate regarding Peafowl. (Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
18-7537 1H.-3. Agenda ItemDiscussion on Concurrency Requirements for traffic calming. (Sponsored by Commissioner Mena)Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
18-7540 1H.-4. Agenda ItemDiscussion regarding a memo distributed to the Commission on June 1, 2018 entitled "Interfering with the Hiring Process". (Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
18-7542 1H.-5. Agenda ItemA follow-up and update from staff on previous dicussions pertaining to the hiring of retired police officers to patrol Coral Gables schools. (Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
18-7519 1H.-6. ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of Coral Gables urging The Miami-Dade County Board of Commissioners to deny the proposal to extend SR-836, known as “Kendall Parkway.” Project (Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
18-7412 1I.-1.Biltmore Stage for non profit theaterResolutionA Resolution approving the recommendation of the Cultural Development Board for the sole use of the theater space at the Biltmore Hotel (currently occupied by GableStage) as a live theater or performance venue for a not-for-profit organization. (unanimously recommended by the Cultural Development Board approval/denial vote: 7 to 0).Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
18-7524 1J.-1. ResolutionDisaster Debris Removal Services Bid Protestadopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
18-7347 1J.-2.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.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
18-7471 1J.-3. ResolutionA Resolution relating to the provision of Fire Protection Services, facilities and programs in the City of Coral Gables, Florida; establishing the estimated assessment rate for Fire Protection Assessments for the Fiscal Year beginning October 1, 2018; directing the preparation of an assessment roll; authorizing a public hearing and directing the provision of notice thereof; and providing an effective date.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
18-7470 1J.-4. ResolutionA Resolution of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, relating to the collection and disposal of solid waste in the City of Coral Gables, Florida; determining the solid waste cost and the solid waste service assessments for the Fiscal Year beginning October 1, 2018; directing the preparation of an assessment roll; authorizing a public hearing and directing the provision of notice thereof; and providing an effective date.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
18-7536 1J.-5. ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, approving the Waiver of Payment of the Park Impact Fees due on the Project known as “Gables Station,” located at 215 and 251 South Dixie Highway, Coral Gables, Florida, in Exchange for Improvements in an Amount Equal to or Greater than the amount of the Park Impact Fees due.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
18-7518 1J.-6.IFB 2018-010 Grounds Maintenace ServicesResolutionA Resolution accepting the recommendation of the Procurement Officer to award the Grounds Maintenance Services - Golf Course, Parks and Open spaces for Parks and Recreation contract to Greens Grade Services, Inc., the lowest responsive and responsible bidder, in an estimated annual amount of $424,676.00 per year, for an initial period of three (3) years with two (2) one (1) year options to renew, pursuant to Invitation for Bids (IFB) 2018-010 and Section 2-763 of the Procurement Code entitled “Contract Award.”adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
18-7404 1J.-7. Agenda ItemPresentation of recent evaluation of Biltmore Hotel.Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
18-7464 1J.-8. ResolutionA Resolution authorizing the City Attorney and City Manager to negotiate and draft an agreement with the Biltmore Hotel Limited Partnership (the “Hotel”) in regards to the City-owned property located at 1200 Anastasia Ave, Coral Gables, FL to redirect up to 50% of the Hotel’s rental payments towards capital improvement necessary to preserve the Hotel’s historic landmark designation.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
18-7465 1J.-9. ResolutionA Resolution authorizing the City Manager to negotiate an extension to the golf course Management Agreement with The Biltmore Hotel Golf Management LLC, with regards to the City owned property located at 1210 Anastasia Avenue, Coral Gables, FL.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
18-7705 1J.-9.1. ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida waiving the Procurement Code for the purpose of the updates and renovations to the Biltmore Hotel.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
18-7534 1J.-10. Agenda ItemUpdate on Miami-Dade County's LeJeune Bridge and Cartagena Circle Projects.Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
18-7396 1K.-1. Agenda ItemUpdate on Justice Advocate Program.Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
18-7460 1K.-2. ResolutionHearing regarding decision by Retirement Board to grant a COLA to the class members in Murrhee v. City of Coral Gables, Case. No. 13-20731 CA (13) (Fla. 11th Cir. Ct.) - Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanismadopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
18-7457 1K.-3. Agenda ItemRequest for Executive Session (if any).Discussed and Filed  Action details Not available
18-7706 1Non Agenda ResolutionA Resolution appointing Rhonda A. Anderson (nominated by Commissioner Lago) to serve as a member of the Planning and Zoning 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