City of Coral Gables
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Meeting Name: City Commission Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 12/11/2018 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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18-8176 1A.-1.Special Recognition to Firefighters for an outstanding Lifesaving ResponsePresentation/Protocol DocumentCongratulations to the Coral Gables Fire Department Rescue crews, recognized for an outstanding lifesaving response to a medical emergency, involving a male patient in cardiac arrest.   Not available Video Video
18-8180 1A.-2. Presentation/Protocol DocumentCongratulations to Officer Khaled Taha, recipient of the City of Coral Gables “Officer of the Month Award,” for the month of October, 2018.   Not available Video Video
18-8179 1A.-3.City Wins First Place Nationwide on the Digital Cities Award, in the Category of Up To 75,000 Population.Presentation/Protocol DocumentRecognition of the City's First Place Nationwide on the Digital Cities Award, in the Category of Up To 75,000 Population.   Not available Video Video
18-8144 1A.-4. Presentation/Protocol DocumentCongratulations to the Finance Department, represented by Diana M. Gomez, Finance Director, recipient of the Government Finance Officers Association’s Certificate of Achievement Award, for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2017.   Not available Video Video
18-8135 1A.-5. Presentation/Protocol DocumentCongratulations to Deputy City Attorney and City Prosecutor Cristina M. Suárez, for having been awarded the F.I.U. Alumni Association Torch Award for Community Leadership.   Not available Video Video
18-8072 1A.-6.November 2018 EOMPresentation/Protocol DocumentCongratulations to Varian Ford who holds the title Foreman/Landscape, recipient of the "Employee of the Month Award," for the month of November, 2018.   Not available Video Video
18-8078 1A.-7.December 2018 EOMPresentation/Protocol DocumentCongratulations to Yonas Correa who holds the title Automotive Mechanic, recipient of the "Employee of the Month Award," for the month of December, 2018.   Not available Video Video
18-8131 1B.-1. MinutesRegular City Commission Meeting of November 13, 2018.   Not available Not available
18-8181 1C.-1. Agenda ItemPresentation by members of the Innovation Council.   Not available Video Video
18-8147 1C.-2. Agenda ItemA discussion regarding traffic calming.   Not available Video Video
18-8148 1C.-3 Agenda ItemA discussion regarding signs.   Not available Video Video
18-8149 1C.-4. Agenda ItemA discussion regarding noise levels.   Not available Video Video
18-8163 1C.-5. Agenda ItemA discussion regarding the Fredy Alzate sculpture donation from CIFO.   Not available Not available
18-8186 1D.-2.Resolution - Appointment of BOA Pratt & Rodriguez 01 01 19 to 12 31 21ResolutionA Resolution appointing the following individuals, Glenn H. Pratt, AIA, and Hamed Rodriguez, Architect, to serve as regular members of the Board of Architects, for a two (2) year term, which will begin on January 1, 2019 and continues through December 31, 2021.   Not available Not available
18-8152 1D.-3. ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of the City of Coral Gables, Florida authorizing full payment of the City Clerk’s remaining sick leave upon the Clerk’s retirement.   Not available Not available
18-8182 11.-1. MinutesAdvisory Board on Disability Affairs Meeting of November 7, 2018.   Not available Not available
18-8189 11.-2. MinutesCode Enforcement Board Meetting of November 28, 2018.   Not available Not available
18-8121 11.-3. MinutesCommunications Committee Meeting of November 14, 2018.   Not available Not available
18-8005 11.-4. MinutesEconomic Development Board Meeting of October 3, 2018.   Not available Not available
18-8053 11.-5. MinutesLandscape Beautification Advisory Board Meeting of November 1, 2018.   Not available Not available
18-8124 11.-6. MinutesLandscape Beautification Advisory Board Meeting Minutes of November 1, 2018.   Not available Not available
18-8175 11.-7.PAB Minutes 10252018MinutesParking Advisory Board Meeting of October 25, 2018.   Not available Not available
18-8004 11.-8. MinutesProperty Advisory Board Meeting of September 12, 2018.   Not available Not available
18-8178 21.-9. MinutesWaterways Advisory Board Meeting of November 7, 2018.   Not available Not available
18-8146 1D.-1. ResolutionA Resolution authorizing an expenditure in the amount of $55,000 from Federal Forfeited Asset Fund (F.A.F.) moneys, for law enforcement equipment; the acquisition of the BolaWrap and associated equipment, for utilization by the Coral Gables Police Department.   Not available Video Video
18-8111 1F.-1. OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida approving a Second Amended Development Agreement for The Plaza Coral Gables Planned Area Development for the Property located at 2801, 2901, and 3001 Ponce de Leon Boulevard, Coral Gables, Florida 33134; and providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, and providing for an effective date. (Legal description of Property on file at the City).   Not available Video Video
18-8139 1F.-2. OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, amending the City of Coral Gables Code by amending Chapter 2, Article III, Section 2-147 “Membership” in Division 4- Sustainability Advisory Board; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, enforceability, and providing for an effective date.   Not available Video Video
18-8045 1F.-3.Ordinance - ZC Text Amend. re pipes screeningOrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida providing for a text amendment to the City of Coral Gables Official Zoning Code by amending Article 5, “Development Standards,” Division 18,“Screening,” Section 5-1804, “Air-conditioning units and equipment, and other types of mechanical equipment or apparatus installed on or attached to premises,” requiring screening of exterior equipment, modification of equipment location, loading, and service entries under certain circumstances, and providing information in architectural drawings; providing for repealer provision, severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date. (11 14 18 PZB recommended approval, Vote 6-0) (Update the Zoning Code to require backflow preventers and other equipment to be screened and included in architectural drawings)   Not available Video Video
18-8140 1F.-4. OrdinanceAn 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 13, “Miscellaneous Construction Requirements,” Section 5-1302, “Sustainability Standards”, to clarify the timeline within which green certification must be achieved for new construction and to amend the Green Building Bond submittal requirements; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, and providing for an effective date.   Not available Video Video
18-8138 1F.-5. OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, amending the City of Coral Gables Code by: - Creating Section 2-731 “Prohibition on Use of Single-Use Plastic Beverage Straws and Single-Use Plastic Stirrers by City Contractors in Chapter 2- Administration, Article VIII- Procurement Code. - Creating Section 62-264 “Prohibition on Use of Single-Use Plastic Beverage Straws and Single Use Plastic Stirrers” in Chapter 62- Streets, Sidewalks and Other Public Places, Article VII- Special Events and Parades; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, enforceability, and providing for an effective date. (Sponsored by Mayor Valdes-Fauli) (Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)   Not available Video Video
18-8132 1G.-1. Agenda ItemCommission Action Items Spreadsheet.   Not available Not available
18-8133 1G.-2. Agenda ItemStatus Update on Signage by Staff.   Not available Not available
18-8122 1H.-1. Agenda ItemAn update from staff regarding 2341 S. Le Jeune Rd. (LaSalle Building). (Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)   Not available Video Video
18-8153 1H.-2. ResolutionA discussion regarding artificial turf. (Commissioner Quesada)   Not available Video Video
18-8164 1H.-3. Agenda ItemAn update and discussion on reducing the number of unnecessary signage throughout the City. (Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)   Not available Not available
18-8165 1H.-4. ResolutionA discussion about authorizing the Coral Gables Community Foundation to use City parking spaces during the tenth annual "Tour of Kitchens" Fundraiser on Saturday, February 9, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., and waiving the parking fees for the spaces needed. (Sponsored by Commissioner Quesada)   Not available Video Video
18-8137 1H.-5. ResolutionA discussion regarding amplified music on Giralda Plaza and Miracle Mile. (Sponsored by Commissioner Quesada)   Not available Video Video
18-8166 1H.-6. Agenda ItemAn update on LED streetlight conversions. (Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)   Not available Video Video
18-8145 1J.-1. ResolutionA Resolution authorizing an expenditure in the amount of $650,000 from Federal Forfeited Asset Fund (F.A.F.) moneys, for law enforcement equipment; the transition of TASER equipment utilized by the Coral Gables Police Department over a five-year period.   Not available Video Video
18-8142 1J.-2.FDOT Public Transportation Grant AwardResolutionA Resolution authorizing the City Manager to enter into a Public Transportation Grant Agreement as identified in the Revised Notice of Grant Award FM # 444357-1 between the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) and the City of Coral Gables, to provide Flex Route Transportation Service via Electric Vehicles.   Not available Video Video
18-8173 1J.-3.RESOL-MACFARLANEResolutionA Resolution authorizing funds in the amount of $75,000 to be used to complete the rehabilitation of two homes (129 Frow Avenue, 110 Oak Avenue) within the MacFarlane Homestead Subdivision Historic District as affordable housing for low- and moderate-income households, to supplement grant funding from the Building Better Communities General Obligation Bond Program (BBC GOB).   Not available Video Video
18-8151 1J.-4. Agenda ItemUpdate regarding Administrative Orders and Implementing Orders.   Not available Video Video
18-8161 1J.-5. ResolutionUpdate on staff analysis of EV parking requirements for development projects.   Not available Video Video
18-8162 1J.-6. Agenda ItemUpdate on staff recommendations regarding sidewalk construction and the City's Code of ordinances.   Not available Video Video
18-8130 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 Video Video
18-8134 1K.-2. Agenda ItemRequest for Executive Session (if any).   Not available Not available
18-7999 1L.-1. Agenda ItemStatus report and update on the digital preservation projects, pursuant to PALMM Partnership Agreement between F.I.U. and the City of Coral Gables, by Jennifer Fu, Director of F.I.U. Library's Geographic Information Systems Center.   Not available Not available
18-8174 1L.-2. ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission in accordance with Section 2-26 of the City Code, entitled “Regular Meetings, Special Meetings” setting forth the meeting dates through March 2019, as follows: Tuesday, January 8, 2019; Tuesday, January 22, 2019; Tuesday, February 12, 2019; Tuesday, February 26, 2019; Tuesday, March 12, 2019 And Tuesday, March 26, 2019.   Not available Video Video