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: 1/8/2019 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: Minutes Minutes  
Agenda packet: Not available
Meeting video: eComment: Not available  
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18-8250 1A.-1.20 Year Service Pin - Margo BergPresentation/Protocol DocumentPresentation of 20 years service pin to Margarita Berg, Police Department.   Not available Video Video
18-8251 1A.-2.30 Year Service Pin - Fire MultiplePresentation/Protocol DocumentPresentation of 30 years service pin for: Firefighter Nelson Rodriguez, Firefighter Keith A. Taylor, Fire Lieutenant Thomas A. Zelenak II and Firefighter John D. Zipse.   Not available Video Video
18-8218 1A.-3.January 2019 EOMPresentation/Protocol DocumentCongratulations to Giusyelena Lonero who holds the title of Benefits Coordinator, recipient of the "Employee of the Month Award," for the month of January, 2019.   Not available Video Video
18-8219 1B.-1. MinutesRegular City Commission Meeting of December 11, 2018.   Not available Video Video
18-8160 1C.-1. Agenda ItemPersonal appearance by Mayor of Doral, Juan Carlos Bermudez.   Not available Video Video
18-8235 1D.-1. ResolutionA Resolution appointing Frank Martinez (Nominated By Commissioner Mena) to serve as a member of the Cultural Development Board, for the remainder of a two (2) year term, which began on June 1, 2017 and continues through May 31, 2019.   Not available Not available
18-8236 1D.-2. ResolutionA Resolution appointing Sadia Raja (Nominated By Commissioner Quesada) to serve as a member of the Anti-Crime Committee, for the remainder of a two (2) year term, which began on June 1, 2017 and continues through May 31, 2019.   Not available Not available
18-8234 1D.-3. ResolutionA Resolution appointing Orlando Vazquez (Nominated by Commissioner Mena) to serve as a member of the Emergency Management Division, for the remainder of a two (2) year term, which began on June 1, 2017 and continues through May 31, 2019.   Not available Not available
18-8245 1D.-4. ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, authorizing the acceptance of the donation of real property located at the northeast corner of El Rado and San Benito Avenue, Coral Gables, Florida.   Not available Not available
18-8258 1D.-5. ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, authorizing the acceptance of the donation of real property located on the north side of Minorca Avenue between Salzedo Street and Le Jeune Road, Coral Gables, Florida.   Not available Not available
18-8228 1D.-7. ResolutionA Resolution authorizing the St. Patrick’s Day Committee Inc. to sell alcoholic beverages from noon until 6:00 p.m. at Fred B. Harnett Ponce Circle Park, on Saturday March 9th, 2019 during the St. Patrick's Day Festival; subject to Florida Department of Professional Regulation requirements.   Not available Not available
18-8237 1D.-8. ResolutionA Resolution approving a Memorandum of Understanding between the City of Coral Gables and Special Olympics Florida; to allow the use of park and facility space for the purposes of providing services and programming to the community that will enhance the City’s Accessible Recreation Program.   Not available Not available
18-8259 1D.-9. ResolutionA Resolution approving the annual review required by the City of Coral Gables and University of Miami Development Agreement and Section 163.3235 of the Florida Statutes, for the period beginning September 28, 2017 until September 27, 2018.   Not available Not available
18-8215 11.-1. MinutesCommunications Committee Meeting of December 12, 2018.   Not available Not available
18-8249 11.-2.AAP 10.24.18MinutesCoral Gables Arts Advisory Panel Meeting of October 24, 2018.   Not available Not available
18-8262 11.-3.MH10.08.18FORCC01.08.19MinutesCoral Gables Merrick House Governing Board Meeting of October 8, 2018.   Not available Not available
18-8248 21.-4.CDB 11.06.18MinutesCultural Development Board Meeting of November 6, 2018.   Not available Video Video
18-8263 11.-5.CDB 12.14.18MinutesCultural Development Board Meeting of December 14, 2018.   Not available Not available
18-8264 11.-6.CDB 12.19.18MinutesCultural Development Board Meeting of December 19, 2018.   Not available Not available
18-8261 11.-7.HPB10.18.18FORCC.01.08.19MinutesHistoric Preservation Board Meeting of October 18, 2018.   Not available Not available
18-8260 11.-8.HPB11.15.18.FOR.CC01.08.19MinutesHistoric Preservation Board Meeting of November 15, 2018.   Not available Not available
18-8006 11.-9. MinutesLibrary Advisory Board Meeting of October 10, 2018.   Not available Not available
18-8256 11.-10.Retirement Board meeting of October 11, 2018MinutesRetirement Board Meeting of October 11, 2018.   Not available Not available
18-8229 1D.-6. ResolutionA Resolution authorizing Make a Wish Southern Florida to sell alcoholic beverages at the parking lot located on 1159 Sunset Drive and San Ignacio Avenue from Red Road to Yumuri Street on Saturday, March 9, 2019, from 12:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. during the Wings for Wishes event to benefit the Make a Wish South Florida subject to Florida Department of Professional Regulation Requirements.   Not available Video Video
18-8238 1D.-10. ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of Coral Gables authorizing the donation of a gently used play structure, previously located at the War Memorial Youth Center, to Santa Tecla, La Libertad, El Salvador, Sister City of Coral Gables.   Not available Video Video
18-8253 12.-1.Cultural Development Grant Funding FY2018-2019ResolutionA Resolution approving the Fiscal Year 2018-2019 Cultural Grants. (Unanimously recommended by the Cultural Development Board approval/denial vote: 6 to 0).   Not available Video Video
18-8138 1F.-1. 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
18-8139 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
18-8054 1F.-5.Ordinance - Change of Future Land Use in Comp Plan re UM/6500 Red RoadOrdinanceAn 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 “Religious / Institutional” to “University Campus” for the property legally described as Lots 1 thru 8 and 34 thru 40, Block 196, Coral Gables Riviera Section 6 (6500 Red Road), Coral Gables, Florida; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, and providing for an effective date. (LPA Review) (Change future land use in the Comprehensive Plan)   Not available Video Video
18-8057 1F.-6.Ordinance - Update Development Agreement with new legal description re UM/6500 Red RoadOrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida amending the City of Coral Gables and University of Miami Development Agreement, adopted by Ordinance No. 2010-31 on 09.28.10, pursuant to Zoning Code Article 3, Division 19, entitled “Development Agreements,” for the University of Miami, City of Coral Gables Campus, amending the first Recital to include the property legally described as Lots 1 thru 8 and 34 thru 40, Block 196, Coral Gables Riviera Section 6 (6500 Red Road), Coral Gables, Florida; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, and providing for an effective date.(legal description on file). (Update Development Agreement with new legal description)   Not available Video Video
18-8055 1F.-7.Ordinance - Change of Zoning Map re UM/6500 Red RoadOrdinanceAn 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 Special Use District (S) to University Campus District (UCD) for the property legally described as Lots 1 thru 8 and 34 thru 40, Block 196, Coral Gables Riviera Section 6 (6500 Red Road), Coral Gables, Florida; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, and providing for an effective date. (Change Zoning on Zoning Map)   Not available Video Video
18-8222 1G.-1. Agenda ItemCommission Action Items Spreadsheet.   Not available Not available
18-8223 1G.-2. Agenda ItemStatus Update on Signage by Staff.   Not available Video Video
18-8213 1H.-1. ResolutionA discussion regarding Columbus Center artificial turf. (Sponsored by Commissioner Keon   Not available Video Video
18-8246 1H.-2. ResolutionA discussion regarding tree houses. (Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)   Not available Video Video
18-8266 1H.-3. ResolutionA discussion regarding the Doctors Hospital parking lot. (Sponsored by Commissioner Quesada)   Not available Video Video
18-8208 1J.-1. ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of Coral Gables approving the City’s 2019 Legislative Priorities.   Not available Video Video
18-7467 1J.-2.Freebee Transportation Services AgreementResolutionA Resolution authorizing City Staff to negotiate and execute a contract with Freebee to provide on-demand public transportation services for one (1) year with two (2) one year options, at an amount not to exceed $483,625 annually pursuant to Section 2-607(17) of the Procurement Code entitled “Exemptions (Purchase of Public Transportation Services)”.   Not available Video Video
18-8051 1K.-1. Agenda ItemUpdate regarding parking code.   Not available Video Video
18-8269 1K.-2. Agenda ItemRequest for Executive Session (if any).   Not available Not available
18-8220 1L.-1. ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission confirming the re-election of Troy Easley, who ran unopposed, to the City of Coral Gables Retirement Board, Firefighter Employee Representative Seat, for a term beginning January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2020; and Cesar Canas, to the Coral Gables Retirement Board Participating Regular Full-Time (General/Teamster) Employee Representative Seat, for a term beginning January 1, 2019 through December 31, 2020.   Not available Video Video
18-8221 1L.-2. ResolutionA Resolution granting permission to the City Clerk to proceed with preparation of the Municipal Election Order Form in conjunction with Miami-Dade County Elections Department for services, materials and support to be rendered, in connection with the Coral Gables General Biennial Election of April 9, 2019, to procure the necessary ballots and other forms, to arrange for the use of voting machines, provide appropriate absentee ballot request policy (In those instances wherein Miami-Dade County manages the distribution of absentee ballots) and canvass of returns from our designated precincts within the City of Coral Gables.   Not available Video Video