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Meeting Name: City Commission Agenda status: Final Revised
Meeting date/time: 8/24/2022 8:30 AM Minutes status: Final  
Meeting location: City Hall, Commission Chambers
Published agenda: Agenda Agenda Published minutes: Minutes Minutes  
Meeting video: eComment: Not available  
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22-4278 1A.-1. Agenda ItemPresentation of appropriations checks and legislative updates by Senator Ileana Garcia and Representative Demi Busatta Cabrera. (Sponsored by Mayor Lago).Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
22-4261 1A.-2. Presentation/Protocol DocumentPresentation of a Proclamation declaring September 22, 2022 "Marta T. Permuy Day" in Coral Gables.Presented and Filed  Action details Video Video
22-4489 1A.-3. Presentation/Protocol DocumentCongratulations to Trend Boutique on receiving the Keep Coral Gables Beautiful 2022 Commercial Beautification Award.Presented and Filed  Action details Video Video
22-4271 1A.-4.Firefighter of the month award for July 2022Presentation/Protocol DocumentCongratulations to Driver Engineer German Perez, recipient of the City of Coral Gables “Firefighter of the Month Award,” for the month of July 2022.Presented and Filed  Action details Video Video
22-4497 1A.-5. Presentation/Protocol DocumentCongratulations to Detective Alfred Fernandez, recipient of the City of Coral Gables “Detective of the Quarter Award,” for the Second Quarter of 2022.Deferred  Action details Video Video
22-4509 2A.-6.Firefighter of the month award for August 2022Presentation/Protocol DocumentCongratulations to Lt. Marc Sampedro, recipient of the City of Coral Gables “Firefighter of the Month Award,” for the month of August 2022.Presented and Filed  Action details Video Video
22-4499 1A.-7. Presentation/Protocol DocumentCongratulations to Assistant City Attorney Stephanie M. Throckmorton and Assistant City Attorney Naomi Levi Garcia for achieving board certification by the Florida Bar in City, County and Local Government Law.Presented and Filed  Action details Video Video
22-4345 1A.-8.PT Employee of the Second Quarter 2022Presentation/Protocol DocumentCongratulations to Amario J. Jara who holds the title of P/T Producer/Editor/Videographer, recipient of the “Part-Time Employee of the Quarter Award,” for the second quarter in 2022.Presented and Filed  Action details Video Video
22-4217 1A.-9.June 2022 EOMPresentation/Protocol DocumentCongratulations to Matthew R. Anderson who holds the title of Sustainability and Resilience Manager, recipient of the "Employee of the Month Award," for the month of June 2022.Presented and Filed  Action details Video Video
22-4514 1A.-10. Agenda ItemPresentation by the PAGE and Cavalier Interns.Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
22-4488 1B.-1. MinutesRegular City Commission Meeting of July 25, 2022.approvedPass Action details Video Video
22-4538 1D.-1. Agenda ItemDiscussion regarding pickle ball. (Sponsored by Mayor Lago)Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
22-4567 1D.-2. ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission supporting the City of Coral Gables’ first annual Mayor’s Ball to benefit the Coral Gables Community Foundation and La Liga Contra el Cancer (The League Against Cancer).adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
22-4487 1E.-1. ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission confirming the appointment of Gabriela McGrath Moreira (Nominated by Board-As-A-Whole) to serve as the High School Student Representative on the Sustainability Advisory Board, for the remainder of a two (2) year term which began on June 1, 2021 and continues through May 31, 2023.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
22-4527 1E.-2.FDEP Agreement No. 15DA2 Amendment No.6ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission authorizing the execution of Amendment No. 6 to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) Agreement for financial assistance, entered under FDEP Agreement No. 15DA2, for the purpose of extending the term of the agreement from December 31, 2022 to December 31, 2023.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
22-4535 1E.-3. ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission adopting workforce housing legislative findings pursuant To Miam-Dade County Code Section 33-193.7; providing For transmittal, a repealer provision, severability clause, and providing for an effective date.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Not available
22-4500 11.-1. MinutesAdvisory Board on Disability Affairs Meeting July 6, 2022approvedPass Action details Not available
22-4480 11.-2.AAP minutes 06.16.2022MinutesArts Advisory Panel Meeting of June 16, 2022.approvedPass Action details Not available
22-4551 11.-3. MinutesBudget Audit Advisory Board Meeting of July 19, 2022.approvedPass Action details Not available
22-4504 11.-4. MinutesCode Enforcement Board Meeting of May 18, 2022.approvedPass Action details Not available
22-4510 11.-5. MinutesCode Enforcement Board Meeting of June 15, 2022.approvedPass Action details Not available
22-4495 11.-6.CDB minutes 06.21.2022MinutesCultural Development Board Meeting of June 21, 2022.approvedPass Action details Not available
22-4473 11.-7. MinutesInternational Affairs Coordinating Council Meeting of April 18, 2022.approvedPass Action details Not available
22-4474 11.-8. MinutesInternational Affairs Coordinating Council Meeting of May 16, 2022.approvedPass Action details Not available
22-4526 11.-9. MinutesInternational Affairs Coordinating Council Meeting of June 27, 2022.approvedPass Action details Not available
22-4542 11.-10.Parking Advisory Board Meeting 06222022MinutesParking Advisory Board Meeting of June 22, 2022.approvedPass Action details Not available
22-4486 11.-11. MinutesParks and Recreation Advisory Board Meeting of June 9, 2022.approvedPass Action details Not available
22-4233 11.-12. MinutesPlanning and Zoning Board Meeting of June 8, 2022.approvedPass Action details Not available
22-4328 11.-13. MinutesPlanning and Zoning Board Meeting of June 21, 2022.approvedPass Action details Not available
22-4444 11.-14. MinutesPlanning and Zoning Board Meeting of July 13, 2022.approvedPass Action details Not available
22-4484 11.-15. MinutesSenior Citizens Advisory Board Meeting of May 5, 2022.approvedPass Action details Not available
22-4546 12.-1. ResolutionA Resolution of the Coral Gables Parks and Recreation Advisory Board requesting that the City Commission have a permanent or quasi-permanent staff member or Park Service Attendant be dedicated specifically to Salvadore Park during peak hours of usage.Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
22-4427 1F.-1. OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission amending the City of Coral Gables Code by creating Division 9, "Mayor's Advisory Council," in Chapter 2 "Administration," Article III "Boards and Committees," providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification and providing for an effective date. (Sponsored by Mayor Lago)adopted by Ordinance NumberPass Action details Video Video
22-3723 1F.-2. OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission providing for text amendments to the City of Coral Gables Official Zoning Code, Article 4, “Zoning Districts,” Section 2-100, “Residential Districts,” and Article 16, “Definitions,” to increase the interior side setback of certain Multi-Family 3 (MF3) properties; providing for severability clause, repealer provision, codification, and providing for an effective date. (Sponsored by Commissioner Anderson)adopted by Ordinance NumberPass Action details Video Video
22-4445 1F.-3. OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission providing for a text amendment to the City of Coral Gables Official Zoning Code by amending Article 14, “Process,” Section 14-205, “Declaration of Restrictive Covenant in Lieu of a Unity of Title” to encourage the creation of City Parks by allowing non-contiguous building sites with dedicated park spaces; providing for severability clause, repealer provision, codification, and providing for an effective date.adopted by Ordinance NumberPass Action details Video Video
22-4242 1F.-4. OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission amending the City of Coral Gables Code by creating Chapter 2 “Administration”, Article III “Boards and Committees”, Division 9, “Coral Gables Golf and Country Club Advisory Board,” providing for repealer provision, severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date. (Sponsored by Commissioner Menendez)approved as an Ordinance on First ReadingPass Action details Video Video
22-4243 1F.-5. OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission amending Chapter 62 “Streets, Sidewalks and Other Public Places, Article IV “Maintenance of Sidewalks and Swale Areas,” Section 62-153 “Removal of Obstructions” and Section 62-156 “Buttons and Other Encroachments Prohibited” of the City Code to clarify provisions regarding obstructions and/or encroachments on streets, sidewalks, or swale areas; providing for severability clause, repealer provision, codification, and providing for an effective date.approved as an Ordinance on First Reading as AmendedPass Action details Video Video
22-4374 1F.-6. OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission creating Chapter 14 "Businesses”, Article VII "Mobile Food trucks”, providing for severability clause, repealer provision, codification, and providing for an effective date. (Sponsored by Mayor Lago)Deferred  Action details Not available
22-4375 1F.-7. OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission amending Chapter 46 of the "Code of the City of Coral Gables," entitled "Pensions," amending Section 46-25, “Definitions” to update the definition of Administrative Manager to provide automated benefit processing for participants; amending Section 46-254 “Disability Retirement” allowing the board to reconsider a disability retirement after the disabled participant reaches his/her normal retirement; providing for severability clause, repealer provision, codification, and providing for an effective date.approved as an Ordinance on First ReadingPass Action details Video Video
22-4475 1F.-8. OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission amending the City of Coral Gables Zoning Code Article 15 “Notices”, Section 15-104 “Quasi-Judicial Procedures” and amending Section 2-79 of Chapter 2, Article III of the City Code, titled “Order of Business” to clarify definitions of documentary evidence, and amend the Order of Presentation for Quasi-Judicial Hearings, 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
22-4482 1F.-9. OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission providing for text amendments to the City of Coral Gables Official Zoning Code, Article 5, “Architecture,” Section 5-505, “Pitched roofs, material;” to expand the allowed roof materials for pitched roofs to include metal roofs, and Article 16, providing for a definition of “Standing seam metal roof;” providing for severability clause, repealer provision, codification, and providing for an effective date.approved as an Ordinance on First ReadingPass Action details Video Video
22-4476 1F.-10. OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission providing for a text amendment to the City of Coral Gables Official Zoning Code by amending Article 14, “Process,” Section 14-102.3, “Meetings; Quorum; Required Vote” to amend the requirement of four (4) affirmative votes for recommendations relating to Comprehensive Plan amendments; providing for severability clause, repealer provision, codification, and providing for an effective date.approved as an Ordinance on First ReadingPass Action details Video Video
22-4325 1F.-11. OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission providing for a text amendment to the City of Coral Gables Official Zoning Code by amending Appendix A, “Site Specific Zoning Regulations,” Section A-94, “Snapper Creek Lakes” to exempt platted lots within Snapper Creek Lakes from the Building Site Determination process, providing for severability clause, repealer provision, codification, and providing for an effective date.approved as an Ordinance on First ReadingPass Action details Video Video
22-4442 1F.-12. OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission providing for text amendments to the City of Coral Gables Official Zoning Code, by amending Article 14, “Process”, Section 14-200 “Procedures”, Section 14-202.6, “Building Site Determination” by eliminating size restrictions on residences in a separated building site based on what was permitted as a single building site; providing for severability clause, repealer provision, codification, and providing for an effective date.approved as an Ordinance on First ReadingPass Action details Video Video
22-4329 1F.-13. OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission providing for text amendments to the City of Coral Gables Official Zoning Code, Article 3, “Uses”, Section 3-317, “Permanently installed stand-by generators” removing the distance requirement of ten (10) feet from any opening in a building or structure; requiring that the distance from any opening be determined by manufacturer’s specification; providing for severability clause, repealer provision, codification, and providing for an effective date.approved as an Ordinance on First ReadingPass Action details Video Video
22-4241 1F.-14. ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission establishing the “Signature Hurricane Protection Program” to make available to residents a list of providers willing to furnish and install impact windows and doors at a twenty-five percent (25%) discount to owners of single-family homes with a height les than 25 feet and less than 3,000 square feet and meeting certain income eligibility requirements and amending Ordinance No. 2015-17, as amended, waiving all City permit fees for impact window and door installations for such property owners. (Sponsored by Mayor Lago)adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
22-4485 1G.-1. Agenda ItemUpdate from staff on the sidewalks on University Drive, Alhambra Circle, Blue Road, Venetia Terrace and Pisano Avenue. (Sponsored by Mayor Lago)Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
22-4471 1G.-2. Agenda ItemPresentation by staff on the implementation of the Silver Permit Program. (Sponsored by Commissioner Fors)Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
22-4516 1G.-3. Agenda ItemDiscussion regarding funding mechanisms for historic City assets, Fire House 4, and Phillips Park. (Sponsored by Commissioner Menendez)Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
22-4528 1G.-4. Agenda ItemDiscussion regarding water coolers and the reduction of single use water bottles. (Sponsored by Commissioner Anderson) (Sponsored by Mayor Lago)Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
22-4529 1G.-5. Agenda ItemDiscussion regarding the process for residents, businesses and property owners to request signage for no parking and handicapped parking signs. (Sponsored by Commissioner Anderson)Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
22-4530 1G.-6. Agenda ItemCoral Way Strangler Fig up-date. (Sponsored by Commissioner Anderson)Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
22-4531 1G.-7. Agenda ItemDiscussion regarding Camp Mahachee Tree Planting Day: Saturday, October 2, 2022. (Sponsored by Commissioner Anderson)Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
22-4533 1G.-8. Agenda ItemDiscussion regarding an August recess for the City Commission starting in 2023. (Sponsored by Commissioner Menendez)Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
22-4539 1G.-9. Agenda ItemDiscussion regarding modern residential design approvals in Coral Gables. (Sponsored by Mayor Lago)Deferred  Action details Not available
22-4543 1G.-10. ResolutionDiscussion regarding Alhambra Circle sidewalks (between San Rafael and the bridge near Taragona Drive). (Sponsored by Mayor Lago).Deferred  Action details Not available
22-4549 1G.-11. Agenda ItemDiscussion regarding the Rotary Club Annual Chili Cookoff, taking place on October 30, 2022, from 1:00pm to 5:00pm, at Ponce Circle Park. Free Admission plus Sponsorship Opportunities to benefit Rotary projects. (Sponsored by Commissioner Anderson)Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
22-4376 1G.-12. ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission directing the City Manager and City Attorney to reinitiate the annexation process for Little Gables. (Sponsored by Mayor Lago)adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
22-4377 1G.-13. ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida amending Resolution 2022-172 to allow the Business Improvement District petition process which began pursuant to Resolution 2022-95 to be completed, directing the City Clerk to certify the petition results and present them to the City Commission at the next City Commission Meeting, and directing that should the petition process indicate support for the continued existence of the Business Improvement District that the Business Improvement District be approved for a twelve month period.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
22-4477 1G.-14. ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission opposing amendments to Florida Statute 553.79 that preempt the City's demolition permit process as applied to historic properties and urging the Florida Legislature to rescind said amendments. (Sponsored by Mayor Lago)adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
22-4478 1H.-1.2022 Art BaselResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission approving celebration of the recently installed sculpture “Mean Average” by Tony Cragg during Miami Art Week and Art Basel, application to Art Basel for an official event, and funding up to $35,000 from the Art Fund toward interpretive and marketing materials (unanimously recommended by the Cultural Development Board approval/denial vote: 6 to 0).adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
22-4274 1I.-1. Agenda ItemInnovation and Technology demonstration of new homegrown Smart City Digital Twin platform and Horizontal Integration Dashboards.Deferred  Action details Video Video
22-4512 1I.-2. ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission authorizing the acceptance of grant funds in the amount of $355,722 allocated to the Coral Gables Police Department as part of the Office of National Drug Control Policy’s High Intensity Drug Trafficking Areas (HIDTA) Program Initiative; authorizing execution of the grant contract; and authorizing an amendment to the Fiscal Year 2021-2022 annual budget to recognize the $355,722 grant as revenue and to appropriate such funds to put toward the cost of the program.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
22-4130 1I.-3. Agenda ItemUpdate regarding undergrounding of utilities.Discussed and Filed  Action details Video Video
22-4428 1I.-4. ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission directing City staff to work with Florida Power and Light (FPL) to accomplish the undergrounding of utilities within the City in accordance with the FPL Storm Secure Underground Pilot Program (SSUPP) and such other programs as may be approved by the Public Service Commission, to work with FPL on all other planned improvements, and to explore options to require attaching entities to underground co-located pole attachments.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
22-4548 1I.-5. ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission authorizing the City Manager and City Attorney to negotiate purchase and sale agreements for the sale of transfer of development rights (“TDRs”) currently available from the Coral Gables Museum Property, located at 285 Aragon Avenue, and directing that all proceeds be placed in the City’s historic building fund. (Sponsored by Commissioner Menendez)adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video
22-4498 1J.-1. ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission authorizing the City Attorney to file a quiet title action for Lot 3 of Block 44, of revised plat Coral Gables Douglas Section, according to the plat thereof recorded in plat book 25, page 69, relating to Phillips Park.adopted by Resolution NumberPass Action details Video Video