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Meeting Name: City Commission Agenda status: Final Revised
Meeting date/time: 9/10/2019 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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19-9136 1A.-1. Presentation/Protocol DocumentCongratulations to the City of Coral Gables for receiving the "Good 2 Green" Award from the South Florida Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.Presented and Filed  Action details Video Video
19-9106 1A.-2. Presentation/Protocol DocumentPresentation of a Proclamation declaring the week of September 17 through September 23, 2019 as "Constitution Week" in Coral Gables.Presented and Filed  Action details Video Video
19-9085 1A.-3.American Heart Association's Mission: Lifeline EMS Gold Plus AwardPresentation/Protocol DocumentCongratulations to Coral Gables Fire Department for receiving the American Heart Association’s Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Plus Award.Presented and Filed  Action details Video Video
19-9094 1A.-4.20 Yrs. of Service Pin - Mara V.Presentation/Protocol DocumentPresentation of twenty-year service pin to Marangely Vazquez, Police Department.Presented and Filed  Action details Video Video
19-9073 1A.-5. Presentation/Protocol DocumentCongratulations to Officer Tabitha Garcia, recipient of the City of Coral Gables “Operator of the 2nd Quarter Award,” for the months of April 2019 through June 2019.Deferred  Action details Not available
19-9076 1A.-6. Presentation/Protocol DocumentCongratulations to Officer Justin Gonzalez, recipient of the City of Coral Gables “Officer of the Month Award,” for the month of July 2019.Presented and Filed  Action details Video Video
19-9097 1A.-7.September 2019 EOMPresentation/Protocol DocumentCongratulations to Efrain Fleites who holds the title IT Network Analyst I, recipient of the "Employee of the Month Award," for the month of September, 2019.Presented and Filed  Action details Video Video
19-9167 1A.-8. Presentation/Protocol DocumentPresentation of a Proclamation declaring September 26, 2019 as "International Rum Day" in Coral Gables.Presented and Filed  Action details Not available
19-9092 1D.-1. ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, authorizing the suspension of vehicular traffic on the 100 Block of Giralda Avenue for an additional two-year period.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
19-9098 1D.-2.cyclomedia chg ordResolutionA Resolution authorizing a change order to the “CycloMedia Data Services” contract PSA 2019-003 with CycloMedia Technology, Inc., pursuant to Section 2-764(b), Approval of Change Orders and Contract Modifications, in the amount of $44,250 for additional right-of-way assets to be extracted by CycloMedia and entered into Cartegraph Operations Management software.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
19-9166 1D.-3. ResolutionA Resolution appointing Nicole Victoria Kanaar (Nominated by Commissioner Fors, Jr.) to serve as a member of the Library Advisory Board, for a two (2) year term which began on June 1, 2019 and continues through May 31, 2021.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
19-9062 11.-1. MinutesAdvisory Board on Disability Affairs Meeting of July 3, 2019.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-9096 11.-2. MinutesCoral Gables Merrick House Governing Board Meeting of July 8, 2019.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-9104 11.-3. MinutesEconomic Development Board Meeting of May 1, 2019.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-9089 11.-4. MinutesHistoric Preservation Board Meeting of June 20, 2019.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-9091 11.-5. MinutesHistoric Preservation Board Meeting of July 18, 2019.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-9095 11.-6. MinutesInternational Affairs Coordinating Council Meeting of July 16, 2019.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-9103 11.-7. MinutesLibrary Advisory Board Meeting of February 20, 2019.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-9102 11.-8. MinutesProperty Advisory Board Meeting of July 10, 2019.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-9074 11.-9.Retirement Board Meeting of May 9, 2019MinutesRetirement Board Meeting of May 9, 2019.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-9075 11.-10.Retirement Board Meeting of June 13, 2019MinutesRetirement Board Meeting of June 13, 2019.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-9087 11.-11. MinutesWaterways Advisory Board Meeting of June 5, 2019.approvedPass Action details Not available
19-9140 22.-1.AiPP Temporary Carlos Albert CDBAgenda ItemA Resolution of the Cultural Development Board recommending a temporary public art exhibition of a sculpture by artist Carlos Albert installed at 2655 Le Jeune Rd. from the end of November 2019 through December 2020. (Cultural Development Board approval/denial vote: 5 to 1; Arts Advisory Panel recommendation to the Cultural Development Board approval/denial vote: 6 to 0).Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
19-9148 1E.-1. Agenda ItemPersonal Appearance by Olga Granda, Artistic Director and CEO to the Sanctuary of the Arts. (Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
19-8824 1F.-1.Ordinance - Amend. to Future Land Use Map re 117 and 119 Grand AvenueOrdinanceAn 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 Small Scale amendment procedures (ss. 163.3187, Florida Statutes), from “Religious/Institutional” to “Commercial Low-Rise Intensity” for Lots 5-6, Block 1A, Macfarlane Homestead; (117 and 119 Grand Avenue), Coral Gables, Florida; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, and providing for an effective date. (LPA review) (07 10 19 PZB recommened approval, Vote: 6-0) (Change land use from Religious/Institutional to Commercial Low-Rise Intensity)adopted by Ordinance NumberPass Action details Video Video
19-8825 1F.-2.Ordinance - Amend. to Zoning Map re 117 and 119 Grand AvenueOrdinanceAn 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 “Special Use” to “Commercial Limited” for Lots 5-6, Block 1A, Macfarlane Homestead; (117 and 119 Grand Avenue), Coral Gables, Florida; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, and providing for an effective date. (07 10 19 PZB recommended approval, Vote: 6-0) (Change zoning from Special Use to Commercial Limited)adopted by Ordinance NumberPass Action details Video Video
19-8950 1F.-3. OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida, approving a third amendment to the purchase and sale agreement related to a land exchange with C/Lejeune, LLC, involving the City’s current Public Safety Building located at 2801 Salzedo Street and the vacant parcel located at 250 Minorca Avenue, that will be improved with a new Public Safety Building and a public mixed use parking garage structure, and involving the parcels located at 290, 272, 250, and 244 Valencia Avenue and at 297 and 247 Almeria Avenue, allowing for the conveyance of the Salzedo parcel to the owners of the Valencia/Almeria parcels.adopted by Ordinance NumberPass Action details Video Video
19-9027 1F.-4. OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City of Coral Gables, Florida approving the purchase and sale agreement with Granada Presbyterian Church for the purchase of three (3) vacant lots located at the corner of Alava Avenue and Toledo Street, Coral Gables, Florida (Folio Numbers 03-4119-001-5270; 03-4119-001-5280; 03-4119-001-5290) for the purpose of establishing a neighborhood park; providing for repealer provision, severability clause, and providing for an effective date.adopted by Ordinance NumberPass Action details Video Video
19-9133 1G.-1. ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, recognizing Constitution Day and Citizenship Day and honoring all those, and law enforcement officers in particular, who have sworn an oath to uphold the Constitution. (Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)Deferred  Action details Not available
19-9134 1G.-2. ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission amending the policy and procedures for the amendment of existing Special Taxing Districts within the City of Coral Gables. (Sponsored by Commissioner Keon)adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
19-9149 1G.-3. ResolutionA discussion regarding the Coral Gables trolley and potential funding mechanisms to extend its hours of operation to include weekends. (Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
19-9150 1G.-4. Agenda ItemA discussion regarding septic vs. sewage systems. (Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
19-9151 1G.-5. ResolutionAn update on the open space area on Blue Road. (Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
19-9108 1I.-1. Agenda ItemPresentation of Internal Audits for the Development Services Department, Community Recreation Department, and the Procurement Division of the Finance Department.Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
19-9020 1I.-2. Agenda ItemA discussion and presentation by Mark Trowbridge, President and CEO of the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce, on the importance of the community's participation in the 2020 Census. (Sponsored by Commissioner Keon)Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
19-9142 1I.-3. Presentation/Protocol DocumentPresentation by the Information Technology Department regarding the City's participation and activity with the 2020 U.S. Census.Discussed and Filed  Action details Not available
19-8893 1I.-4.AiPP Temporary Carlos AlbertResolutionA Resolution approving a temporary public art exhibition of a sculpture by artist Carlos Albert installed at 2655 Le Jeune Rd. from the end of November 2019 through December 2020. (recommended by Cultural Development Board approval/denial vote: 5 to 1).adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
19-9145 1I.-5. ResolutionUpdate and request for further direction on Doctor’s Hospital Lot sale/lease.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
19-9088 1I.-6. ResolutionA Resolution authorizing the City of Coral Gables to enter into a parking lease agreement as the tenant with Gables Projects, LLC as the Landlord with regard to the surface parking lot located at the 300 block of Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables, FL (Folio No. 03-4108-006-3430), for a period of five (5) years; providing for severability and providing for an effective date.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
19-9135 1J.-1. Agenda ItemAttorney-client executive/shade session closed to the public for purposes of discussing the litigation styled Raul Mas Canosa v. City of Coral Gables, et al., Case No. 2018-33927-CA-01. This session may be attended by the following individuals: Mayor Raul Valdes-Fauli, Vice Mayor Vince Lago, Commissioner Pat Keon, Commissioner Michael Mena, Commissioner Jorge Fors, Jr., Police Chief Edward J. Hudak (as acting Chief Executive Officer), City Attorney Miriam Soler Ramos, Deputy City Attorney Cristina M. Suarez, Special Counsel Abby Corbett. 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-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.Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
19-9128 1J.-2. Agenda ItemRequest for Executive Session (if any).Discussed and Filed  Action details Not available