City of Miami Beach - City Commission Meeting
Commission Chambers, 3rd Floor, City Hall
1700 Convention Center Drive
February 17, 1999

Mayor Neisen O. Kasdin
Vice-Mayor Simon Cruz
Commissioner David Dermer
Commissioner Susan F. Gottlieb
Commissioner Nancy Liebman
Commissioner Martin Shapiro
Commissioner Jose Smith
City Manager Sergio Rodriguez
City Attorney Murray H. Dubbin
City Clerk Robert E. Parcher

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AFTER ACTION

PA1 Certificates of Apprec/Police Dept.& Capt. Alamo, Holiday Relief Prog. 1

PA2 Cert. of Apprec/Off. Bernie Ruder, Turned in Super Bowl Ring. (Smith)

PA3 Proclamation: Black History Month.

C2A PO, Fixed Assets Module & Project Accounting Module, $72,000. 2

C2B A 20-98/00, Purchase of Park Signage, $23,928. 4

C4A Referral: Budget Advisory Comm/Review All Licensing Fees. (Liebman) 18

C4B S-Referral: Finance & CW Proj. Comm/Sanford Ziff Museum Req. (Smith) 20

C4C Referral: Community Affairs Comm/Donate World War II Memorial.(Liebman) 22

C4D Referral: Land Use & Dev. Comm/Organize Neighborhood Charette.(Liebman) 36

C7A Elect Comm. Susan Gottlieb as Vice-Mayor, 3/1/99 - 6/30/99. 38

C7B Approve City's Year 2000 Federal Legislative Agenda. 40

C7C S-Application to Acquire Alaska Parcel through CARL. 56

C7D Approve EMS Grant Funds & Letter of Understanding. 70

C7E S-Amend Agmt for Renovation of 13th St. Garage, $23,760. 76

C7F Retroactive Approval to State of Fla., Tech. Assistance Grant. (EAR) 80

C7G Reject Proposals - RFP 34-97/98, Mobile Computing Solution for PD. 88

C7H Appropriate $100,000 for Improvements to LaGorce Island Entrance. 92

C7I S-Amend Current Arch. Agmt., North Shore Open Space Park. 98

R2A PO, Purchase 57 Ford Crown Victorias & 17 Ford Taurus, $1,589,963. 102

R2B Bid Award 28-98/99, Repair Water Main @ Julia Tuttle Cswy, $542,100. 106

R5A 4:30 p.m., 1st Rdg, Promoter Ordinance. 110

R5B 4:00 p.m., 2nd Rdg, Repeal/Replace Chap. 82, Name Public Fac., Sts. 124

R5C 1st Rdg, Amend Classified Employees Salary Ord. No. 789. 150

R5D 1st Rdg, Amend Unclassified Employees Salary Ord. No. 1605. 162

R5E 2:00 p.m., 2nd Rdg, Amend Ch. 114, Historic Inn. 5/7ths 180

R5F 2:30 p.m., 2nd Rdg, Amend Ch. 118, Eliminate Mailed Notice/DRB. 5/7ths 186

R5G 3:00 p.m., 2nd Rdg, Amend Ch. 118, Modify Req. for DRB Members. 5/7ths 194

R5H 5:01 p.m., 1st Rdg, Amend Ch. 118, Add Video Game Arcades. 5/7ths 202

R5I 5:01 p.m., 1st Rdg, Amend Ch. 142, Prohibit Tattoo Parlors, 1st Fl.5/7 214

R7A 11:30 a.m., Settlement Agmt/Amend Dev. Agmt: South Beach Ocean Parcel. 222

R7B Joint w/RDA, Approve Agmt w/Kimley Horn, So. Pointe Red. Area Imp. 364

R7C Request MPO Reallocate $50,000 for Collins Avenue Study. 390/SM

R7D Appropriate Add'l $855,000 to the Reserve for Contingencies/Gen. Fund. 402

R7E 5:00 p.m., Revocable Permit Request: Robert Swedroe, 7747 Atlantic Way. 404

R8A1 11:00 a.m., Req. by C. Mgr., Review DRB Dec. re: 300-400 S. Pte Dr.5/7 414

R8A2 11:01 a.m., Req. by Jere Bishop, Rev. DRB Dec. re:300-400 S. Pte Dr.5/7 436

R8A3 11:02 a.m., Req. by Marquesa Dev. to Modify '84 Development Agmt. 536

R9A Board and Committee Appointments. 548

R9A1 Health Advisory Committee/Appointments. 592

R9A2 Appointments to the Sister Cities Coordinating Council. (Kasdin) 594

R9B 5:15 p.m., Disc. re: Limit Sanitation Comm. Impact Fee. (Shapiro) 598

R9C 1:45 p.m., Disc. re: Herald's Article - "High Fees, Low Impact".(Smith) 600

R9D Disc. and Update on the 17th Street RFP. (Cruz) 606/SM

R9E 3:15 p.m., Disc. re: Ocean Drive Noise Complaints. (Liebman) 608

R9F 3:30 p.m., Disc./Req.Fee Waivers: Ziff Jewish Museum of Fla. (Liebman) 616

R9G 5:30 p.m., Disc.&Presentation: Business Resolution Task Force. (Cruz)618

REPORTS AND INFORMATIONAL ITEMS

A 9:30 a.m., Status Report on the Cultural Campus. 628

B Status Report - Public/Private Parking Projects. 634

C 10:30 a.m., Status Rpt:Option-Pur./Right of 1st Refusal, Alaska Parcel.636

D 9:30 a.m., Report on Parking for the Miami City Ballet. 660

E 9:30 a.m., Rpt&Pres. by Robert A.M. Stern, Master Plan-Cultural Campus.664

F Status Report on the Wash. Ave. Task Force - January 1999. 666

G Public Hrgs before the 2/23/99 Planning Board Meeting. 670

H Status Report on the Progress of North Beach Construction. 672

I Update on FPL's Frequent Power Outages. 678

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY ITEMS - 10:00 A.M.

3A Joint, Approve Agmt w/Kimley Horn, So. Pointe Red. Area Improvements.1

3B Transfer Existing Furniture from Royal Palm Hotel to RDP Royal Palm. 27

Call to Order - 9:00 a.m.

Inspirational Message and Pledge of Allegiance

Requests for Additions, Withdrawals, and Deferrals

 

PA - Presentations and Awards

 

PA1 Certificate of Appreciation to be Presented to the Miami Beach Police Department for the 16th Annual Children's Holiday Relief Program and to Captain Leonard Alamo, Who was This Year's Chairman of the Holiday Toy Program.

ACTION: Certificate presented.

 

PA2 Certificate of Appreciation to be Presented to Officer Bernie Ruder for Turning In a Super Bowl Ring that he Found.

(Requested by Commissioner Jose Smith)

ACTION: Certificate presented.

 

PA3 Proclamation in Honor of "Black History Month".

ACTION: Proclamation presented.

 

ADD ON ITEM:

 

Resolution 99-23075 adopted. At the request on Mr. Ramond Hulan a motion was made by Commissioner Liebman to notify the Miami-Dade County Commission for this Thursday February 18th meeting that the City of Miami Beach support the preservation of the "Miami Circle"; seconded by Commissioner Dermer; Voice vote: 7-0.

 

CONSENT AGENDA

Consent Agenda approved. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman; seconded by Commissioner Gottlieb; Voice vote: 7-0.

C2 - Competitive Bid Reports

 

C2A Commission Memorandum No. 123-99

Request for Approval to Award a Purchase Order to Mitchell Humphrey & Company in the Amount of $72,000 for a Fixed Assets Module and a Project Accounting Module, as a Continuation of the Upgrade of the Financial Management System as Initiated by Commission Memorandum No. 418-98, Dated July 1, 1998. Funding: Internal Services Fund for Information Technology.

Administration Recommendation: Approve the award.

(Information Technology)

ACTION: Award authorized. Michael Rath to issue Purchase Order. R. Parcher to handle.

 

C2B Commission Memorandum No. 124-99

Request for Approval to Award a Contract to Signing America in the Estimated Amount of $23,928, Pursuant to Bid No. 20-98/00 for the Purchase of Park Signage. Funding: Miami Beach General Obligation Parks Improvement Bond Program.

Administration Recommendation: Approve the award.

(Public Works/Recreation, Culture and Parks)

ACTION: Award authorized. Julio Grave de Peralta and Kevin Smith to handle.

 

C4 - Commission Committee Assignments

C4A Referral to the Budget Advisory Committee to Review All Licensing Fees and the Possible Addition of a Security Fee for Certain Licensed Establishments.

Recommendation: Refer the matter.

(Requested by Commissioner Nancy Liebman)

ACTION: Referred. Jose Cruz to place on committee agenda.

 

C4B Referral to the Finance and Citywide Projects Committee - Request by Sanford L. Ziff Museum to Restructure Their Loan.

Recommendation: Refer the matter.

(Requested by Commissioner Jose Smith)

ACTION: No action necessary. See item R9F.

 

C4C Referral to the Community Affairs Committee - Donation of a World War II Memorial.(Requested by Commissioner Nancy Liebman)

ACTION: Referred. Judy Hoanshelt to place on committee agenda.

 

C4D Referral to the Land Use Committee - Organize a Neighborhood Charette to Develop a Comprehensive Plan for Development, Infrastructure and Use in the Historic Museum District.

(Requested by Commissioner Nancy Liebman)

ACTION: Referred. Janet Gavarrete to place on committee agenda.

 

C7 - Resolutions

 

C7A Commission Memorandum No. 125-99

A Resolution Electing Commissioner Susan Gottlieb as Vice-Mayor for a Term Commencing on March 1, 1999, and Terminating on June 30, 1999 or on Such Date When a New Vice-Mayor is Thereafter Elected.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(City Clerk's Office)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23064 adopted. R. Parcher to handle.

 

C7B Commission Memorandum No. 126-99

A Resolution Approving the City's Year 2000 Federal Legislative Agenda.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Community/Economic Development)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23065 adopted. Christina Cuervo to handle.

 

C7C Commission Memorandum No. 127-99

A Resolution Retroactively Authorizing the City Manager, or His Designee, to Submit an Application to the Florida Office of Environmental Services Requesting the State of Florida to Acquire the Alaska Parcel Through the Conservation and Recreation Lands (CARL) Acquisition Program, and if the State Offers a Proposal to the City to Purchase the Property, the City Manager Will Seek Approval from the City Commission Prior to Executing an Agreement.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Community/Economic Development)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23066 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman; seconded by Commissioner Smith; Voice vote: 6-1. (Commissioner Dermer opposed) Christina Cuervo to handle.

 

C7D Commission Memorandum No. 128-99

A Resolution Authorizing the City to Apply For, Receive, and Appropriate Emergency Medical Services Grant Award Funds to Improve And/Or Expand Pre-Hospital Emergency Medical Services, and Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to Execute a Letter of Understanding and Any and All Necessary Applications and Documents.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Fire Department)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23067 adopted. Chief Garcia to handle.

**Mercy to change reso authorizing the City Manager to sign rather than the Mayor.

 

C7E Commission Memorandum No. 129-99

A Resolution Approving and Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to Execute an Amendment, in the Amount of $23,760, to the Agreement with Bermello, Ajamil and Partners, Inc. for the Renovation of the 13th Street Municipal Parking Garage and Adjacent Surface Parking Lot.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Parking Department)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23068 adopted. Jackie Gonzalez to handle.

City Clerk's Note: Cross-reference against Resolution No. 94-21048

 

C7F Commission Memorandum No. 130-99

A Resolution Retroactively Authorizing the City Manager, or his Designee, to Submit an Application to the Florida Department of Community Affairs (DCA) for a Technical Assistance Grant from the Local Government Technical Assistance Program to Defray the Costs Associated with Completing the Evaluation and Appraisal Report (EAR) Process; and Authorizing the Acceptance of the Grant, if Awarded.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Planning Department)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23069 adopted. Dean Grandin to handle.

 

C7G Commission Memorandum No. 131-99

A Resolution Rejecting All Proposals Received, Pursuant to Request for Proposals (RFP) No. 34-97/98 for a Mobile Computing Solution for the Miami Beach Police Department.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Police Department)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23070 adopted. Michael Rath to notify bidders.

 

C7H Commission Memorandum No. 132-99

A Resolution Appropriating Funds in the Amount of $ 100,000, from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund for Improvements to the La Gorce Island Entrance for Professional Architectural/Engineering Services, Landscaping, Lighting (Street Lights and Landscape Ambient Lighting), Irrigation, Signage and Other Related Enhancements as Mutually Agreed upon by the City and the La Gorce Island Association; Authorizing the Issuance of Bid Specifications for the Project; and Further Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Enter into an Agreement with the La Gorce Island Association for the Annual Maintenance of the Enhanced Landscaping and Other Related Improvements.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Recreation, Culture and Parks)

ACTION: Resolution 99-23071 adopted. Kevin Smith to handle.

 

C7I Commission Memorandum No. 133-99

A Resolution Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to Execute an Amendment to the Current Architectural Agreement with Bermello, Ajamil & Partners, in the Amount of $136,300 to Provide Architectural/Engineering Services for the North Shore Open Space Park Design as Proposed in the City's Parks Master Plan and Approved by the City Commission; With Funding Available from the $2.1 Million Allocated in the Miami Dade County Safe Neighborhood Parks Bond to Renovate North Shore Open Space Park.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Recreation, Culture and Parks)

ACTION: Resolution not adopted. During discussion of the item, Commissioner Smith questioned if there is sufficient design work to be done at this particular park to warrant the architectural fee being proposed. He also requested the Administration to negotiate a better contract. Commissioner Gottlieb asked if this City was getting a preferred rate, because of the amount of work given to this company. Administration stated it was a reduced rate from 10.6% to 7.2% of the cost of construction. Motion was made by Commissioner Smith directing Administration to renegotiate the fee and not execute the contract until the State transmits the deed to the properties to the City; seconded by Commissioner Gottlieb; Voice vote: 7-0. Administration to report back in two weeks. Kevin Smith to handle.

City Clerk's Note: Cross refernce against Resolution No. 97-22479.

End of Consent Agenda

 

REGULAR AGENDA

 

R2 - Competitive Bid Reports

R2A Commission Memorandum No. 134-99

Request for Approval to Award a Purchase Order to Gus Machado Ford, in the Amount of $1,589,963, Pursuant to the City of Miami Bid No. 97-98-179 for the Purchase of Fifty-seven (57) 1999 Ford Crown Victoria and Seventeen (17) 1999 Ford Taurus LX Vehicles. Funding: Police Confiscation Fund, Fleet Management and Risk Management Budget Accounts.

1. Resolution Appropriating $1,589,963 for the Purchase of Fifty-seven (57) 1999 Ford Crown Victoria and Seventeen (17) 1999 Ford Taurus LX Vehicles.

Administration Recommendation: Approve the award.

(Fleet Management)

ACTION: Award approved. Resolution No. 99-23072 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Smith; seconded by Vice-Mayor Cruz; voice vote: 6-1; Commissioner Liebman opposed. Mike Rath to issue Purchase Order. Drew Terpak to handle.

 

R2B Commission Memorandum No. 135-99

Request for Approval to Award a Contract to Man-Con, Inc., in the Amount of $542,100, Pursuant to Bid No. 28-98/99 for the Repair of the 36" Water Main at the Julia Tuttle Causeway. Funding: Water and Sewer Bond Fund.

Administration Recommendation: Approve the award.

(Public Works)

ACTION: Award approved. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman; seconded by Vice-Mayor Cruz; voice vote: 7-0. Julio Grave de Peralta to handle.

 

R5 - Ordinances

R5A Commission Memorandum No. 136-99

An Ordinance Amending Chapter 102, Entitled "Taxation"; by Amending Section 102-356, Entitled "Construction of Article; Definitions" By Creating the Definition of "Promoter"; by Amending Section 102-360 Entitled "License Duration and Expiration Date" by Providing that Licenses Issued to Promoters Shall Be Limited to Three Months or Shall Be Issued on a Single Dance or Entertainment Event Basis; By Amending Section 102-371, Entitled "Application Procedures; Grounds for Denial," by Amending Application Requirements for Establishments Which Serve Alcoholic Beverages to Include Requirements for Promoters; by Amending Section 102-372 Entitled "Grounds for Denial" by Amending the Grounds for Denial of a License to Include: the Permitting of an Unlicensed Promoter to Hold a Dance or Entertainment Event on the Premises of a Business, the Holding of a Dance or Entertainment Event on the Premises of an Unlicensed Business on More than One Occasion, and Habitual Conduct Occurring at or in Connection with a Promoted Dance or Entertainment Event; by Amending Section 102-376, Entitled "Property Owner's Responsibility" by Imposing Joint Responsibility on Business Owners and Promoters for Code Violations Incurred as a Result of a Promoted Dance or Entertainment Event; by Amending Section 102-377, Entitled "Penalties, Enforcement; Collection of Delinquent Fees and Taxes, and Criminal Penalties" by Providing that the City May Prevent Any Unlicensed Business from Operating as an Additional Means of Enforcement; by Amending Section 102-378, Entitled "Lapse of Insurance, Bond" by Providing Requirements and Procedures for Promoter Bonds; By Amending Section 102-379, Entitled "Schedule of Taxes" to Provide a Tax for Promoters; by Amending Section 102-381, Entitled "Grounds for Suspension, Revocation and Denial" by Amending the Grounds for Suspension, Revocation, and Denial of a License to Include: the Permitting of an Unlicensed Promoter to Hold a Dance or Entertainment Event on the Premises of a Business, the Holding of a Dance or Entertainment Event on the Premises of an Unlicensed Business on More than One Occasion, and Habitual Conduct Occurring at or in Connection with a Promoted Dance or Entertainment Event; Providing for Repealer, Severability, Codification, and an Effective Date. First Reading

Administration Recommendation: Approve the Ordinance on first reading and schedule a public hearing for second and final reading.

(City Manager's Office)

ACTION: Ordinance approved on first reading as amended. Amendment made by Vice-Mayor Cruz to include language for a 7-day waiting period for issuance of permits. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman to approve as amended; seconded by Vice-Mayor Cruz; ballot vote: 7-0. Second reading and public hearing scheduled for March 3rd at 11:30 a.m. R. Parcher to publish notice. Judy Hoanshelt to place on March 3rd agenda.

HANDOUT:

1. Chart of Occupancy Loads for the different establishment is Miami Beach.

2. Speakerís List

 

R5B Commission Memorandum No. 137-99

An Ordinance Repealing, in its Entirety, Chapter 82 Article VI of the Miami Beach City Code, Entitled "Naming of Public Facilities and Streets", and Replacing Same with the Foregoing New Language; Providing for Repealer; Severability; Codification; and an Effective Date. 4:00 p.m. Public Hearing, Second and Final Reading

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Ordinance.

(City Manager's Office)

(First Reading 2/3/99)

ACTION: Public hearing held. Ordinance No. 99-3170 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman; seconded by Commissioner Smith; ballot vote: 7-0. Judy Hoanshelt to handle.

 

R5C Commission Memorandum No. 138-99

An Ordinance Amending Ordinance No. 789, the Classified Employees Salary Ordinance, by Abolishing the Classifications of Code Compliance Field Supervisor, Personnel Representative, Recreation Driver/Worker, and Storekeeper/Mechanic; Establishing the Classifications of Code Compliance Administrator, Fleet Service Representative, Irrigation System Supervisor, Senior Electrical Inspector, and Senior Mechanical Inspector; Creating a New Group V, Being Those Classifications Which Will Have the Government Supervisors Association of Florida as the Exclusive Bargaining Representative; Increasing by 8% Retroactively as of October 1, 1998, and by 3% on May 10, 1999, the Maximum of the Salary Range for Each Classification Represented by the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) and Each Classification Remaining in Group VI, Being Other Classifications in the Classified Service Not Covered by a Bargaining Unit; Deleting the Provision that AFSCME Classifications May Receive Compensation Greater than the Maximum of the Range; Providing for a Repealer, Severability, Codification, and an Effective Date. First Reading

Administration Recommendation: Approve the Ordinance on first reading and schedule a public hearing for second and final reading.

(Human Resources)

ACTION: Ordinance approved on first reading. Motion made by Vice-Mayor Cruz; seconded by Commissioner Smith; ballot vote: 7-0. Second reading and public hearing scheduled for March 3rd at 2:30 p.m. R. Parcher to publish notice. Judy Hoanshelt to place on March 3rd agenda.

 

R5D Commission Memorandum No. 139-99

An Ordinance Amending Ordinance No. 1605, the Unclassified Employees Salary Ordinance, by Abolishing the Classifications of Planning, Design, and Historic Preservation Division Director and Wellness Coordinator; Establishing the Classifications of Assistant Director - Code Compliance, Assistant Director - Community/Economic Development, Assistant Director - Planning, Capital Improvement Administrator, Cultural Arts Division Director, Development Coordinator, Entertainment Industry Liaison, Expenditure/Treasury Manager, Fleet Analyst, Planning and Zoning Manager, Preservation and Design Manager, Service Delivery Manager, and Special Events Liaison; Amending the Titles of the Classifications of Assistant Finance Director to Assistant Director - Finance; Assistant Parking Director to Assistant Director - Parking; Assistant Procurement Division Director to Assistant Director - Procurement Division; Assistant Public Works Director to Assistant Director - Public Works; Bass Museum Assistant Director to Assistant Director - Bass Museum; Community Development Coordinator - Community Liaison and Community Development Coordinator - Financial Management to Community Development Coordinator; Development, Design and Historic Preservation Services Deputy Director to Planning Director; Development, Design and Historic Preservation Services Director to Community/Economic Development Director; Housing and Community Development Division Director to Housing, Community and Economic Development Division Director; Management Analyst to Management & Budget Analyst; Parking Maintenance Supervisor to Parking Operations Manager; Senior Management Analyst to Senior Management & Budget Analyst; Special and Cultural Events Liaison to Arts, Culture and Entertainment Director; Tourism and Convention Coordinator to Tourism and Convention Director, and Water and Sewer Superintendent to Utilities Superintendent; Increasing by 8% Retroactively as of October 1, 1998, and by 3% on May 10, 1999, the Maximum Salary of Each Classification in the Unclassified Salary Ordinance; Recreating the Classification of Parks Superintendent; Providing for a Repealer, Severability, Codification and an Effective Date. First Reading

Administration Recommendation: Approve the Ordinance on first reading and schedule a public hearing for second and final reading.

(Human Resources)

ACTION: Ordinance approved on first reading. Motion made by Commissioner Dermer; seconded by Vice-Mayor Cruz; ballot vote: 7-0. Second reading and public hearing scheduled for March 3rd at 2:35 p.m. R. Parcher to publish notice. Judy Hoanshelt to place on March 3rd agenda.

 

R5E Commission Memorandum No. 140-99

An Ordinance Amending the Code of the City of Miami Beach, Florida, Amending Chapter 114 Entitled "General Provisions", Amending Section 114-1 Entitled "Definitions" by Creating a Definition for "Historic Inn"; Amending Chapter 142 Entitled "Zoning District Regulations", Section 142-1105 Entitled "Suites Hotels" by Modifying the Regulations to Include Provisions for Historic Inns; Providing for Inclusion in the Code of the City of Miami Beach, Florida; Repealer; Severability; and an Effective Date. 2:00 p.m. Public Hearing, Second and Final Reading

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Ordinance.

(Planning Department)

(First Reading 1/20/99)

ACTION: Public hearing opened and continued to March 3rd at 4:00 p.m. Motion made by Commissioner Gottlieb; seconded by Commissioner Liebman; voice vote: 7-0. Administration to include language on second reading that this ordinance only covers contributing buildings with pre-existing kitchen areas; the title "Historic Inns" to be changed. Dean Grandin to handle. Judy Hoanshelt to place on March 3rd agenda.

 

R5F Commission Memorandum No. 141-99

An Ordinance Amending the Code of the City of Miami Beach, Florida, Amending Chapter 118 Entitled "Administration and Review Procedures", Section 118-262 Entitled "Review of Design Review Decisions" by Eliminating the Mailed Notice Requirement for Reviews of Design Review Board Decisions; Amending Section 118-537 Entitled "Rehearings and Appeals" by Eliminating the Mailed Notice Requirement for Appeals of Historic Preservation Board or Joint Design Review Board/Historic Preservation Board Decisions; Providing for Inclusion in the Code of the City of Miami Beach, Florida; Repealer; Severability; and an Effective Date. 2:30 p.m. Public Hearing, Second and Final Reading

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Ordinance.

(Planning Department)

(First Reading 1/20/99)

ACTION: Public hearing held. Ordinance No. 99-3171 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman; seconded by Vice-Mayor Cruz; ballot vote: 7-0. Dean Grandin to handle.

 

R5G Commission Memorandum No. 142-99

An Ordinance Amending the Code of the City of Miami Beach, Florida, Amending Chapter 118 Entitled "Administration and Review Procedures", Section 118-72 Entitled "Membership" By Modifying the Required Composition and Residency Requirements of Members of the Design Review Board; Providing for Inclusion in the Code of the City of Miami Beach, Florida; Repealer; Severability; and an Effective Date. 3:00 p.m. Public Hearing, Second and Final Reading

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Ordinance.

(Planning Department)

(First Reading 1/20/99)

ACTION: Public hearing held. Ordinance No. 99-3172 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman; seconded by Commissioner Smith; ballot vote: 6-0; Vice-Mayor Cruz absent. R. Parcher to update Board and Committee information.

 

R5H Commission Memorandum No. 143-99

An Ordinance Amending the Code of the City of Miami Beach, Florida, Amending Chapter 118 Entitled "Administration and Review Procedures", Amending Section 118-192 Entitled "Review Guidelines" by Adding a Review Criteria Addressing the Geographic Concentration of Uses; Amending Chapter 142 Entitled "Zoning Districts and Regulations", Section 142-273 Entitled "Conditional Uses", Section 142-303 Entitled "Conditional Uses", Section 142-333 Entitled "Conditional Uses" and Section 142-693 Entitled "Permitted Uses" by Adding Video Game Arcades to the List of Commercial Establishments Requiring Conditional Use Approval in the CD- 1, CD-2, CD-3, C-PS1, C-PS2, C-PS3 and C-PS4 Commercial Zoning Districts; Providing for Inclusion in the Code of the City of Miami Beach, Florida; Repealer; Severability; and an Effective Date. 5:01 p.m. Public Hearing, First Reading

Administration Recommendation: Approve the Ordinance on first reading and schedule a public hearing for second and final reading.

(Planning Department)

(Scheduled on 2/3/99)

ACTION: Public hearing held. Ordinance approved as amended: Sec. 118-192 (7) "The concentration of similar types of uses will not create a negative impact on the surrounding neighborhood. Geographic concentration of similar types of conditional uses should be discouraged." Motion made by Commissioner Gottlieb; seconded by Vice-Mayor Cruz; ballot vote: 6-1; Commissioner Shapiro opposed. Second reading and second public hearing scheduled for March 17th at 2:00 p.m. R. Parcher to publish notice. Judy Hoanshelt to place on March 17th agenda.

 

R5I Commission Memorandum No. 144-99

An Ordinance Amending the Code of the City of Miami Beach, Florida, Amending Chapter 142 Entitled "Zoning Districts and Regulations", Section 142-272 Entitled "Main Permitted Uses", Section 142-302 Entitled "Main Permitted Uses", Section 142-332 Entitled "Main Permitted Uses" and Section 142-693 Entitled "Permitted Uses" by Prohibiting Tattoo Parlors, Body Piercing Establishments, Commercial Fortunetellers, Spiritual Advisors and Similar Establishments on the First Floor in the CD-1, CD-2, CD-3, C- PS1, C-PS2, C-PS3 and C-PS4 Zoning Districts; Providing for Inclusion in the Code of the City of Miami Beach, Florida; Repealer; Severability; and an Effective Date. 5:01 p.m. Public Hearing, First Reading

Administration Recommendation: Approve the Ordinance on first reading and schedule a public hearing for second and final reading.

(Planning Department)

(Scheduled on 2/3/99)

ACTION: Public hearing held. Ordinance approved on first reading. Motion made by Commissioner Gottlieb; seconded by Commissioner Liebman; ballot vote: 6-1; Commissioner Shapiro opposed. Second reading and second public hearing scheduled for March 17th at 2:01 p.m. R. Parcher to publish notice. Judy Hoanshelt to place on March 17th agenda.

 

R7 - Resolutions

R7A City Attorney Commission Memorandum No. 145-99

1. A Resolution Approving a Joint Motion to Approve Settlement between the City of Miami Beach and South Beach Ocean Parcel, Ltd., Continuum Company, L.L.C., and Portofino Real Estate Fund, Ltd., Respectively, in Resolution of 11th Judicial Circuit Court Case No. 98-10798 CA 30, Third District Court of Appeal Case No. 98-1645, Certain Harris Act Claim(s), a Certain Petition for Certiorari Pending Before the 11th Judicial Circuit Court, Appellate Division Case No. 98-312 AP and All Related Litigation and Claims, and Authorizing the Execution of Any Necessary Documents.

ACTION: Larry Levy read two amendments into the record.

AMENDMENT # 1 JOINT MOTION TO APPROVE SETTLEMENT: 4.vii. (existing language revised to read) "The plaintiff and the City agree the plaintiff's mitigation obligations with respect to transportation pursuant to the amended SOM Plan shall be as required in Exhbit G to the amended and restated development agreement."

AMENDMENT # 2 - In the general release attached as Exhibit C "Portofino Real Estate Fund Ltd." was a party to that and we're going to be pulling them out and they're going to sign a limited release. It's a technical point.

Motion made by Vice-Mayor Cruz to accept amendments 1 and 2; seconded by Commissioner Smith; Voice vote: 5-2 (opposed: Commissioners Dermer and Shapiro)

Resolution No. 99-23076 adopted as amended subject to aprroval of the concept plan on second reading. Motion by Commissioner Liebman to adopt the resolution subject to the approval of the Concept Plan on second reading; seconded by Commissioner Smith; ballot vote: 5-2; (opposed: Commissioners Dermer and Shapiro)

Mayor Kasdin requested that the Administration revisit the retail as something that should be looked at and the questions about the Sunrise Plaza eliminating parking and turnaround space as a practical matter is something we may want to look at as well.

2. A Resolution Approving, on First Public Hearing, an Amendment to the 1984 Development Agreement by Means of an Amended and Restated Development Agreement to be Entered into between South Beach Ocean Parcel, Ltd. and the City of Miami Beach in Accordance with the Requirements of the Florida Local Government Development Agreement Act for Property Located at the Southeast Corner of South Pointe Drive and Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, Florida, and Commonly Referred to as the Ocean Parcel and Setting a Second Public Hearing to Consider the Amended and Restated Development Agreement. 11:30 p.m. First Public Hearing

Recommendation: Adopt the Resolutions.

(City Attorney's Office)

(Continued from 2/3/99)

ACTION: Commissioner Dermer asked Al Cardenas if he would agree, on behalf of his client, to include in the Development Agreement a "no gambling" clause. Mr. Cardenas agreed.

Resolution No. 99-23077 adopted with amendments to the Development Agreement on first reading. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman; seconded by Vice-Mayor Cruz; ballot vote: 5-2(opposed: Commissioners Dermer and Shapiro). 2nd reading and second public hearing scheduled for March 3 at 2:00 P.M.

HANDOUT:

1. Letter from Jere Bishop dated February 19, 1999 hand delivered to Robert Parcher (and forwarded to the Mayor and City Commission) RE: Amending his testimony at the February 17 Commission Meeting.

2. Site Plan Ocean Parcel dated February 10, 1999

3. South Pointe Towers: More good living per square foot. Color sales brochure depicting the concept plan for the area

4. Speakerís List

 

R7B Commission Memorandum No. 146-99

A Resolution of the Mayor and City Commission Confirming the Approval and Authorization of the Miami Beach Redevelopment Agency to Execute an Agreement with the Firm of Kimley Horn & Associates, Inc., Pursuant to Request for Qualifications (RFQ) No. 15-98/99, in the amount of $75,925 for the Master Plan, and $69,835 for Surveying, with an Additional $25,000 for Reimbursable Expenses, for a Total Amount not to Exceed $170,760 for Providing Professional Engineering, Landscaping and Architectural Services for Design and Implementation of Street Improvements in the South Pointe Redevelopment Area. Joint City Commission and Redevelopment Agency

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Community/Economic Development)

ACTION: Heard in conjunction with RDA item 3A. Resolution No. 99-23073 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman; seconded by Vice-Mayor Cruz; voice vote: 7-0. Christina Cuervo to handle.

 

R7C Commission Memorandum No. 147-99

A Resolution Requesting that the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Reallocate an Existing $50,000 MPO Grant, To Fund the Development of a $62,000 Implementation Plan for the Municipal Mobility Plan (MMP), to be Prepared by Carr Smith Corradino, the MMP Consultants; The Grant's Original Purpose Being to Conduct a Project Development and Environmental Study for Collins Avenue (From 59th to 63rd Street), Which has Been Estimated to Cost Over $200,000, and Still Remains Partly Funded at $70,000; Said Grant Reallocation to be Matched by the City at $12,000, Using Parking Enterprise Funds.

1. Supplemental Materials

Attachments regarding a Resolution Requesting that the Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) Reallocate an Existing $50,000 MPO Grant, To Fund the Development of a $62,000 Implementation Plan for the Municipal Mobility Plan (MMP), to be Prepared by Carr Smith Corradino, the MMP Consultants; The Grant's Original Purpose Being to Conduct a Project Development and Environmental Study for Collins Avenue (From 59th to 63rd Street), Which has Been Estimated to Cost Over $200,000, and Still Remains Partly Funded at $70,000; Said Grant Reallocation to be Matched by the City at $12,000, Using Parking Enterprise Funds.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Community/Economic Development)

ACTION: Not reached. Judy Hoanshelt to place on March 3rd agenda.

 

R7D Commission Memorandum No. 148-99

A Resolution Appropriating an Additional $855,000 to the Reserve for Contingencies in the General Fund from the Unappropriated Fund Balance of the General Fund.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Office of Management and Budget)

ACTION: Not reached. Judy Hoanshelt to place on March 3rd agenda.

 

R7E Commission Memorandum No. 149-99

A Resolution Granting an After-the-Fact Revocable Permit as Requested by Mr. Robert Swedroe to Retain a Wrought Iron Fence and Gate, a "Private Drive" Sign, a Circular Concrete Paver Driveway, Irrigated and Lighted Landscaping at the Street End of 78th Street, East of Atlantic Way, Adjacent to His Property Located at 7747 Atlantic Way; Accepting the Administration's Recommendation and Granting Said Permit to Retain Only the Pavers, Lighting, Landscaping, Irrigation, and Such Signage as May be Approved by the City; Further Making the Granting of Said Permit Subject to the Foregoing Conditions, as Set Froth in the Resolution. 5:00 p.m. Public Hearing

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Public Works)

(Scheduled on 1/6/99)

ACTION: Public hearing opened and continued to March 3rd at 3:00 p.m. Motion made by Commissioner Gottlieb; seconded by Commissioner Liebman; voice vote: 7-0. Judy Hoanshelt to place on March 3rd agenda.

** Mercy change reso page 408 / City Commission approves not City Clerk.

Reference Material:

1. Memorandum from Gary Kokorian to Robert Parcher dated February 12, 1999 RE: Residentsí letters re: 78 Street Encroachments.

R8 - Old Business

R8A1. Commission Memorandum No. 150-99

Request by the City Manager for the City Commission to Review a Design Review Board Decision Approving a Request by Marquesa Development, Ltd., to Change the Status of an Existing Entrance Driveway for South Pointe and Portofino Towers from Temporary to Permanent at 300 - 400 South Pointe Drive. 11:00 a.m. Public Hearing

Administration Recommendation: That the City Commission Reverse a Decision of the Design Review Board Wherein it Approved a Request by Marquesa Development, Ltd., to Change the Status of an Existing Entrance Driveway for South Pointe and Portofino Towers from Temporary to Permanent at 300 - 400 South Pointe Drive (DRB File No. 9943), and Remand the Matter Back to the Design Review Board for Further Consideration.

(Scheduled on 1/20/99)

R8A2. Commission Memorandum No. 151-99

Request by Jere Bishop for the City Commission to Review a Design Review Board Decision Approving a Request by Marquesa Development, Ltd., to Change the Status of an Existing Entrance Driveway for South Pointe and Portofino Towers from Temporary to Permanent at 300 - 400 South Pointe Drive. 11:01 a.m. Public Hearing

Administration Recommendation: That the City Commission Dismiss the Appeal Filed by Mr. Jere Bishop of a Decision of the Design Review Board (DRB), Wherein it Approved a Request by Marquesa Development Ltd., to Change the Status of an Existing Entrance Driveway for South Pointe and Portofino Towers from Temporary to Permanent at 300 - 400 South Pointe Drive.

(Scheduled on 1/20/99)

R8A3. Commission Memorandum No. 152-99

Request by Marquesa Development, Ltd., to Modify the 1984 Development Agreement, and the Concept Plan Consistent with the Design Review Approval Granted Under Design Review Board (DRB) File No. 9943. 11:02 a.m. Public Hearing

1.A Resolution Denying a Request by Marquesa Development, Ltd, to Modify that Certain Development Agreement Dated October 9, 1984 and Commonly Referred to as the 1984 Development Agreement for Property Described Therein as the Cheezem - South Pointe Parcel and the Concept Plan attached Thereto, in Accordance with the Design Review Board under DRB File No. 9943.

Administration Recommendation: That the City Commission Deny a Request to Modify the 1984 Development Agreement, and the Concept Plan Attached Thereto, Consistent with the Design Review Approval Granted under DRB File No. 9943.

(Scheduled on 1/20/99)

(Planning Department)

 

ACTION: R8A1: Motion made by Commissioner Gottlieb to deny the appeal; seconded by Commissioner Dermer; Ballot vote:7-0. Legal Department to prepare the Order.

ACTION: R8A2: Motion made by Commissioner Smith to deny the appeal; seconded by Commissioner Dermer; Ballot vote:7-0. Legal Department to prepare the Order.

ACTION: R8A3: Resolution No. 99-23074 approved as amended. Change "denying" a request by Marquesa Development, Ltd.... to "approving" a request by Marquesa Development, Ltd.... Legal Department to prepare resolution language similar to: "Nothing herein shall be construed to reactivate, renew, or revitalize the 1984 Development Agreement as it relates to any other property other than the specified property which is the subject of this resolution".

City Manager requested that language be added to Development Agreement that the developer work with the Administration to refine the entrance/exit to the Ocean Parcel.

Second public hearing scheduled for March 3rd at 11:00 a.m. Judy Hoanshelt to place on agenda. Applicant to place ad.

Speakerís List: R8A1 and 2.

 

R9 - New Business and Commission Requests

R9A Commission Memorandum No. 153-99

Board and Committee Appointments for the Meeting of February 17, 1999.

(City Clerk's Office)

Parks and Recreational Facilities Board

Barbara Herskowitz(Middle Beach) (term expires 12/31/2000) City Commission

Motion made by Mayor Kasdin; seconded by Commissioner Liebman; voice vote: 7-0

Community Relations Board

Monica Harvey (term expires 12/31/2000) City Commission

Motion made by Commissioner Shapiro; seconded by Commissioner Liebman; voice vote: 7-0

Youth Center Advisory Board

Karen Susman (term expires 12/31/2000) Commissioner Liebman

1. Commission Memorandum No. 154-99

Health Advisory Committee/Appointments

Motion made by Commissioner Gottlieb to confirm the City Managerís appointment; seconded by Commissioner Liebman; voice vote: 7-0.

Bruce Perry, (CEO Mount Sinai Medical Center) (term expires 12/31/2000)

Oscar Canas, (CEO Stanley C. Myers Community Health Center) (term expires 12/31/2000)

Jamie Barkin(Physician) (term expires 12/31/2000)

Joyce Galbut(Admin Adult Congregate Living) ` (term expires 12/31/2000)

Mark Hildebrandt(Consumer Corporate level) (term expires 12/31/2000)

Stephen Zaron(physician/consumer private) (term expires 12/31/2000)

2. Appointments to the Sister Cities Coordinating Council.

(Requested by Mayor Neisen Kasdin)

ACTION: Motion made by Commissioner Liebman to accept the appointments recommended by Mayor Kasdin; seconded by Commissioner Gottlieb; voice vote: 7-0.

City Clerkís note: These are the Mayorís appointments, no vote is necessary.

Akiko Endo (Fujisawa, Japan) (term expires 12/31/2000)

Gerrold Goodman(Ramat-Gan, Israel) (term expires 12/31/2000)

Manuel Vives(Santa Marta, Columbia) (term expires 12/31/2000)

Lucy Delgado(Cozumel, Mexico) (term expires 12/31/2000)

Sergio Vilhena(Rio de Janiero, Brazil) (term expires 12/31/2000)

Salomon Yuken(Ica, Peru) (term expires 12/31/2000)

Randall Robinson(Almonte, Spain) (term expires 12/31/2000)

Art Santucci(at-large) (term expires 12/31/2000)

Guillermo Villar(Ica, Peru) (term expires 12/31/2000)

 

R9B Discussion regarding Limiting the Sanitation Commercial Impact Fee to Actual Commercial Business.

(Requested by Commissioner Martin Shapiro)

ACTION: Discussion held. Motion made by Commissioner Shapiro instructing the Legal Department to prepare an ordinance for the next commission meeting excluding, retroactively, townhouses and condominiums from payment of the impact fee; seconded by Commissioner Dermer; voice vote: 7-0. Legal Department to handle. Judy Hoanshelt to place on March 3rd agenda.

Vice-Mayor Cruz made a motion directing the Administration to prepare a financial plan for the next meeting identifying the impact of the loss of revenue and how the unanticipated revenue deficit of approximately $160,000 will be recovered; seconded by Commissioner Dermer; voice vote: 7-0. Judy Hoanshelt to place on March 3rd agenda. Patricia Walker to handle.

HANDOUTS:

1. Speakerís List

2. Two (2) hand written notes from Shirli Cicirelli and Nicki Chimenti

 

R9C Discussion on the Issue of "Impact Fees" Examined by The Miami Herald in a Special Report Dated February 7, 1999, Entitled "High Fees, Low Impact".

(Requested by Commissioner Jose Smith)

ACTION: Miami-Dade County Commissioner Bruno Barreiro informed the Commission that the County will be holding a workshop in the next 2 to 3 weeks to discuss modifications to the impact fee ordinance(s). Christina Cuervo to handle.

Sergio Rodriguez stated he would get clarification on how the impact fee money can be used and will report back to the Commission with a recommendation.

Handout:

1. Priority Projects Roadway Impact Fee

2. Memorandum from Christina Cuervo to Sergio Rodriguez dated February 16, 1999 RE: Road Impact Fees/Agenda Item R9C.

 

R9D Discussion and Update on the 17th Street Request for Proposals (RFP).

1. Supplemental Materials

Letter to Commission No. 36-1999

17th Street Site Request for Proposals - Status Report

(Requested by Vice-Mayor Simon Cruz)

ACTION: Discussion held. Motion made by Vice-Mayor Cruz to withdraw the R.F.P. for the 5.86 Acre Public/Private Development Opportunity, Known as the "17th Street Site"; seconded by Commissioner Gottlieb; voice vote: 7-0. Mike Rath to notify all interested parties. Janet Gavarrete to handle.

 

R9E Discussion regarding Ocean Drive Noise Complaints.

(Requested by Commissioner Nancy Liebman)

ACTION: Residents of the area addressed the Commission and voiced their complaints to the Commission of repeated noise violations in the area. Discussion followed. The City Manager suggested possible ways of enforcing noise prohibition in the area: 1) exploring possible law changes with the Legal Department; 2) elimination of licenses; 3) confiscation of property; 4) stricter enforcement by Code Compliance and the Police Department.

Immediately begin stricter enforcement in the known noise areas. Within the next 30 days, Administration to develop a comprehensive plan on how to effectively handle the noise problems.

Mayor Kasdin requested a report on noise be given to the residents of 465 Ocean Drive. The report should cover the 2 to 3 blocks surrounding the area. Mayra Diaz Buttacavoli to handle.

Handout:

1. Residentsí Petition (87 signatures) for the Enforcement of the Existing Noise Ordinance by the City of Miami Beach. The Royal Atlantic condominium located at 465 Ocean Drive is zoned as a residential property. Requesting enforcement of the noise ordinance.

2. Excessive noise affecting residential areas south of Fifth Street.

3. Mare Grande Hotel (524 Ocean Drive) - Petition to the City Commission

4. Speakerís list.

5. Petition to the City Commission Terrace View Towers Condominium Association - 240 Collins Avenue- complaint Amnesia

 

R9F Discussion regarding a Request for Fee Waivers from the Ziff Jewish Museum of Florida.

(Requested by Commissioner Nancy Liebman)

ACTION: Ira Giller requested the fee waivers. Discussion held. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman to waive the past and future interest payments and to waive the principal payments for this year; seconded by Commissioner Gottlieb; voice vote: 7-0.

$93,914 interest prior years

$60,000 98-99 principal payment

$153,914

$380,000

$153,914

$226,086 outstanding balance

New Terms:

1. Applied all prior years interest payments, reducing outstanding principal balance by $93,914.

2. Waived current years principal payments and reduced outstanding principal balance by $60,000.

3. Waived all future interest payments.

4. Agreed that new payments of $30,000 principal only would be made semi-annually in June and December until adjusted outstanding balance of $276,086 is paid off. (7 payments of $30,000 and 1 payment of $16, 086)

 

R9G Discussion and presentation of the Business Resolution Task Force.

(Requested by Commissioner Simon Cruz)

ACTION: Not reached. Judy Hoanshelt to place on March 3rd agenda.

End of Regular Agenda

 

Reports and Informational Items

A Commission Memorandum No.155-99

Status Report on the Cultural Campus.

(City Manager's Office)

ACTION: Discussed with items "D" and "E". Verbal status report given.

HANDOUT:

1. Cultural Campus Oversight Committee - Meeting of February 11, 1999 Agenda

I. Summary on Parking Requirements of the Cultural Campus

II. Current and proposed on/off street parking availability

III. Schedule reflecting existing and proposed parking compared to current usage and proposed requirements

IV.Summary of alternatives discussed for meeting parking requirements

REFERENCE MATERIAL:

1. Site plan dated February 16, 1999 Miami Beach Regional Library and Cultural Campus, Robert A.M. Sterns Architects Borelli & Associates

 

B Commission Memorandum No. 162-99

Status Report - Public/Private Parking Projects.

(City Manager's Office)

ACTION: Written report submitted for information.

 

C Commission Memorandum No. 160-99

Status Report on Option to Purchase and Right of First Refusal for the Alaska Parcel.

(City Manager's Office)

ACTION: Discussed with item C7C. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman requesting the different organizations (South Pointe Towers/Portofino) to initiate the steps needed to form a special assessment district and, if necessary, hire a consultant to be paid by the organizations to assist in the process. Report back to the Commission on March 17th. City will provide assistance if requested; seconded by Commissioner Gottlieb; voice vote: 6-1; Commissioner Dermer opposed. Christina Cuervo to handle.

Handouts:

1. Two (2) sets of petitions titled"Petition to develop a world class public park and beach - Let the Sunshine in". Petitions identified as 1 of 3 and 2 of 3.

2. One (1) set of petitions titled "A petition to purchase the Alaska Parcel and make it part of South Pointe Park". Petition is identified as 3 of 3

3. One (1) set of petitions titled "A petition to purchase the Alaska Parcel and make it part of South Ponte Park"

4. Letter from Margaret Nee, Executive Vice President Portofino Group, to Sergio Rodriguez, dated February 16, 1999 RE: Alaska Parcel

D Commission Memorandum No. 161-99

Report on Parking for the Miami City Ballet.

(City Manager's Office)

ACTION: Discussed with items "A" and "E". Motion made by Commissioner Liebman directing the City Manager to work out an agreement with Miami City Ballet for parking for long term/short term solutions and report back to the Commission on March 17th; seconded by Vice-Mayor Cruz; voice vote: 7-0.

Mayor Kasdin suggested to take a look at lot C north of 22nd Street that there are two vacant lots within a 1-2 block radius of 22nd Street for acquisition or lease at a reasonable rate in order to develop a parking facility. Commissioner Gottlieb requested a report back in 90-days. Christina Cuervo to handle.

 

E Verbal Report and Presentation by Robert A.M. Stern on the Master Plan for the Cultural Campus Site. (City Manager's Office)

ACTION: Heard in conjunction with items "A" and "D". Architectural presentation made by Mr. Stern. Commissioner Liebman presented a verbal report on the recommendations made by the oversight committee as follows: 1) to refer to the cultural arts council recommendations for the proposed uses for Collins Park and for the Council is to review the uses of the Rotunda and what exactly will be needed in order to determine what funding will be needed for restoration of the Rotunda. Discussion continued concerning the prioritization of the streetscape of the entire area and extend the agreement to get the points in place; guidelines and standards in place and seek the funding source.

Motion made by Commissioner Liebman to refer items #1 and #2 to the Cultural Arts Council; seconded by Commissioner Gottlieb; voice vote: 7-0. On item #3, City Manager directed to negotiate an extension of the contract to deal with other projects, develop cost of the streetscape and report back to the Commission. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman giving conceptual approval to the whole plan; seconded by Commissioner Gottlieb; voice vote: 7-0. Mayra Diaz Buttacavoli to handle.

 

F Commission Memorandum No. 156-99

Status Report on the Washington Avenue Task Force - January 1999.

(City Manager's Office)

ACTION: Written report submitted for information.

 

G Commission Memorandum No. 157-99

Public Hearings Before the February 23, 1999 Planning Board Meeting are as Follows: 1) Steven Starr is appealing the Decision of the Planning and Zoning Director to Deny a Proposed Division of Property (Lot Split) Made Pursuant to Section 118-321 through 118-323, Relative to the Division of Property Consisting of Lots 9 and 10, Block 7, of Nautilus Subdivision (8-95) at 4193 North Bay Road, in Order to Effectuate said Division of Property; 2) An Ordinance Establishing a Temporary Moratorium for 180 Days on the Approval and/or Issuance of Building Permits, Certificates of Use, Occupational Licenses, Design Review Approvals, Variance Approvals, and Other Development Approvals Which Would Be Inconsistent with the Main Permitted Uses in the Residential/Office (RO) District; Said Moratorium Shall Be Effective in the Following Limited Areas in the Commercial, Low Intensity (CD-1) and Commercial, Medium Intensity (CD-2) Districts: A) The West 75 Feet of Lots 7 and 8, Block 35 of Ocean Beach Addition #3 (Currently Zoned CD-2); B)Those Properties Fronting on the East Side of Pennsylvania Avenue, from 11th Street on the North, to the South Lot Line of Lot 4, Block 35 of Ocean Beach Addition #3 on the South (Currently Zoned CD-2); C) Those Properties Fronting on the West Side of Drexel Avenue, from 14th Street on the North, to 12th Street on the South (Currently Zoned CD-1); and D) Those Properties Fronting on the East Side of Alton Road, from 14th Street on the North, to 12th Street on the South (Currently Zoned CD-1) (The "Subject Areas"), and Shall Automatically Dissolve upon the Earlier of the Expiration of the 180-Day Period or Upon the Denial by the City Commission of a) Amendments to the City's Zoning Map to Rezone the Subject Areas to RO, or b) Amendments to the Future Land Use Map of the City's Comprehensive Plan to Redesignate the Subject Areas to RO; Providing for Certain Exemptions from the Moratorium; Providing for Review Procedures; 3) An Ordinance Amending the Official Zoning District Map, Referenced in Section 142-72 of the Code of the City of Miami Beach, Florida, by Changing the Zoning District Classifications for Those Areas Identified in the Chart and Map Below; Amending the Affected Portions of the City's Official Zoning District Map to Correspond with These Changes as Adopted by the City Commission; and, 4) An Ordinance Amending the Future Land Use Map for Those Areas Identified in the Chart and Map Below; Providing for Exclusion of Certain Properties Subject to a Development of Regional Impact or Development Agreement as More Particularly Provided Herein; Clarifying the Impact of this Ordinance on That Certain Property Commonly Known as the South Pointe Ocean Parcel; Directing Transmittals of this Ordinance and All Applicable Documents to Affected Agencies..

(Planning Department)

ACTION: Written report submitted for information.

 

H Commission Memorandum No. 158-99

Status Report on the Progress of North Beach Construction.

(Public Works)

ACTION: Written report submitted for information.

I Commission Memorandum No. 159-99

Update on FPL's Frequent Power Outages and Plan to Meet Future Electrical Demand.

(Public Works)

ACTION: Written report submitted for information.

 

Miami Beach Redevelopment Agency

Commission Chambers, 3rd Floor, City Hall

1700 Convention Center Drive

February 17, 1999 - 10:00 a.m.

Chairman of the Board Neisen O. Kasdin

Member of the Board Simon Cruz

Member of the Board David Dermer

Member of the Board Susan F. Gottlieb

Member of the Board Nancy Liebman

Member of the Board Martin Shapiro

Member of the Board Jose Smith

Executive Director Sergio Rodriguez

Assistant Director Christina M. Cuervo

Assistant Director Mayra Diaz Buttacavoli

General Counsel Murray H. Dubbin

Secretary Robert E. Parcher

AGENDA

1. ROLL CALL

2. OLD BUSINESS

3. NEW BUSINESS

A. Redevelopment Agency Memo No. 99-8

A Resolution Approving and Authorizing the Chairman and Secretary to Execute an Agreement with the Firm of Kimley Horn & Associates, Inc., Pursuant to Request for Qualifications (RFQ) No. 15-98/99, in the amount of $75,925 for the Master Plan, and $69,835 for Surveying, with an Additional $25,000 for Reimbursable Expenses, for a Total Amount not to Exceed $170,760 for Providing Professional Engineering, Landscaping and Architectural Services for Design and Implementation of Street Improvements in the South Pointe Redevelopment Area. Joint City Commission and Redevelopment Agency

ACTION: Resolution No. 314-99 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman; seconded by Commissioner Gottlieb; voice vote: 7-0. Christina Cuervo to handle.

B. Redevelopment Agency Memo No. 99-9

A Resolution Transferring Existing Furnishings from the Royal Palm Hotel to RDP Royal Palm Limited Partnership.

ACTION: Resolution No. 315-99 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman; seconded by Vice-Mayor Cruz; voice vote: 7-0. Christina Cuervo and William Cary to oversee.

End of Agenda

The Commission meeting was adjourned at 9:49 p.m.