City of Miami Beach - City Commission Workshop
Commission Chambers, 3rd Floor, City Hall
1700 Convention Center Drive
February 22, 2000


Call to Order - 4:28 p.m.

Mayor Kasdin -present

Vice-Mayor Smith -present

Commissioner Bower - present

Commissioner Cruz - present

Commissioner Dermer present

Commissioner Garcia -present

Commissioner Liebman -present



Development Proposals for 72nd Street RFP

Christina Cuervo, Assistant City Manager, opened the meeting with a presentation as outlined in Commission Memorandum No. 176-00 and in the following resolution:

A Resolution Accepting the Recommendation of the Evaluation Committee Relative to the Proposals Received and Authorizing the Administration to Enter into Negotiations with the Only Ranked Firm, The Pointe at North Beach, Pursuant to Request for Proposals (RFP) No. 42-98/99 for Development of Approximately Four (4) Acres of City-Owned Property Known as the A72nd Street Site@, Located between Collins and Harding Avenues, from 72nd to 73rd Streets, Further Approving and Authorizing Said Negotiations Subject to Certain Conditions, as Set Forth in this Resolution.

Mr. Doron Valero presented The Point @ North Beach or Equity One.

Mr. Taylor presented the North Beach /72nd Inc (Taylor Development and Land Company).

Members of the public were invited to speak. There were approximately 34 speakers.

Mr. Cannon and Mr. Abramson the City=s consultant each gave presentations and addressed questions.

Because this is a Commission Workshop, no official action could be taken. This item will be heard at the February 23, 2000 Commission Meeting, item R7C.


1. Letters from the following: Dori Morales, Chair, Dade Cultural Alliance, Delma Iles, Artistic Director, Momentum Dance Company, Elizabeth Boone, Executive Director, Miami Light Project, Jude Parry, Gold Coast Theatre Company, and Dr. Andrea Mantell-Seidel, Director, Intercultural Dance and Music Institute.

2. Booklet titled: North Beach Township - North Beach/72nd Street Inc.

3. Booklet titled: North Beach/72nd Street Inc., Taylor Development & Land Company, Development Partner

4. Letters from Mary E. Bredemeier, President, Parkview Point Condominium Association, Carolyn Goldberg, Dr. Jacob & Mrs. Lucero Levy, Saul & Judith Strachman, Raanan Katz

5. Speakers List

6. Two audio tapes.

End of Agenda

The Commission Workshop was adjourned at 9:06 p.m.