City of Miami Beach - City Commission Meeting
Commission Chambers, 3rd Floor, City Hall
1700 Convention Center Drive
May 24, 2000

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AFTER ACTION

AGENDA ITEM LISTING

CONSENT AGENDA

PA1 Certificate of Apprec/Angelo Paloumbis, Code Compl. Officer, Valor.(Kasdin)

PA2 Presentation by Rick Gelinas/Little Acorns Int'l Kite Festival.(Kasdin)

PA3 W-Certificates of Apprec/Community Heroes Award.

PA4 D-Certificates of Apprec/2000 Special Olympics State Summer Games. 1

PA5 Certificate of Apprec/ Mr. Daniel Bottero. (Kasdin) 3

PA6 New Item: Proclamation/Code Enforcement Appreciation Week. (Liebman)

PA7 New Item: Cert. of Apprec/ Yesenia Pages, Mango's Tropical Cafe.

PA8 New Item: Proclamation/ Mental Health Month, Dan Brady, Douglas Gardens.

PA9 New Item: Cert. of Apprec/ Janet Gavarrete, Almost 5 yrs of Service.

C2A PO, Security Camera Multiplexers, Sec. System Additions, $131,016.43. 5

C2B BA 96-99/00, Commercial AC Units, Convention Center, $199,677. 7

C2C Reject Bid, Four (4) Chillers, Convention Center. 9

C2D BA 84-99/00, Park View Island Entry Signs, $13,725. 11

C2E Reject Bid, Elevator Modifications, Convention Center. 13

C4A Ref: Finance & CW Proj. Comm, Proposed Fees, Dance Halls. 15

C4B S-Ref: Planning Board, Extend Juice Bar Hours of Operation. (Cruz) 17

C4C Ref: Finance & CW Proj. Comm, N. Beach Special Assessments.(Smith) 19

C4D Ref: Finance & CW Proj. Comm, 6th Street Community Center. 21

C7A Negotiate Contract, Kenneth Blackburn, Frames for Bass Museum. 63

C7B Support Goals re: Census 2000. 67

C7C S-Execute (Home) Agreement w/ MBCDC, $376,400. 71

C7D Approve Payments, N. Shore Community Area, $130,684. 101

C7E Submit $2 Million Funding Application, 44th St. Relocation. 121

C7F Issue RFQ, Management Services for Capital Projects. 135

C7G Issue RFP, Professional Services Agreement, Pre-Post Employ. Med.Svcs. 165

C7H Execute (MOA) w/ FDOT, Landscape Services on I-195. 231

C7I Issue RFP, Residential Solid Waste. 249

C7J Rank/Nego, RFP 41-99/00, Arch./Engineer., PW Fac.& Fire St.#2/GO Bond. 309

C7K Rank/Nego, RFP 41-99/00, Arch./Engineer., Fire Station #4/GO Bond. 325

C7L Rank/Nego, RFP 41-99/00, Arch./Engineer., Altos Del Mar/GO Bond. 363

C7M Rank/Nego, RFP 41-99/00, Arch./Engineer., Allison Pk/N. Beach/GO Bond. 375

C7N Rank/Nego, RFP 41-99/00, Arch./Engineer., 10th St Auditorium/GO Bond. 407

C7O Rank/Nego, RFP 41-99/00, Arch./Engineer., Belle Isle Park/GO Bond. 439

C7P Rank/Nego, RFP 41-99/00, Arch./Engineer., MB Botanical Garden/GO Bond. 471

C7Q Rank/Nego, RFP 41-99/00, Arch./Engineer., Beach Planting/GO Bond. 497

C7R Award PO, Installation of New Sport Court Lighting Systems. 519

C7S 9:00 a.m.,Proclaim June 19-23, Code Enforc. Apprec. Week. (Liebman) 525

C7T 9:15 a.m.,Support Comm. Barreiro's Prop. Ord, Roadway Imp.Fee.(Kasdin) 529

C7U Endorse Health Resources/Human Services Grant.(Kasdin) 539

C7V Call for Public Hearing, Revoc. Permit, 7747 Atlantic Way. 541

C7W Approve Promissory Note from Chamber of Comm. re: Parking Impact Fees. A

REGULAR AGENDA

R5A 1st Rdg, Authorize Pension Board to Exercise Independent Judgment. 543

R5B 1st Rdg, Amend Classified Salary Ordinance. 559/SM

R5C 1st Rdg, Amend Unclassified Salary Ordinance. 565/SM

R5D 1st Rdg, Amend Committee for Quality Education in Miami Bch Schools. 577

R5E 5:00 p.m., 2nd Rdg, Hotel Accessory Uses, RM-1 & RM-2 Districts. 5/7 583

R5F 1st Rdg, Emergency Demolition Orders. 5/7 591

R5G 1st Rdg, Procedures to Process Building Permit Applications. (Cruz) 597

R5H 2:00 p.m., 2nd Rdg, Amend Agencies, Boards & Committees Ord.(Dermer) 603

R5I 2:30 p.m., 1st Rdg, Street Performers Ordinance. 619

R6A Verbal Report - Community Affairs Committee. 627

R7A 11:00 a.m., Approve Purchase of Prop. Insur., $686,081., A. Gallagher. 629

R7B 9:15 a.m., Adopt Revised List of Road Impact Fee Program Priorities. 657

R7C Develop a Series of Bicycles/Pedestrian/Greenway Projects. 667

R7D 9:30 a.m., Execute Joint Participation Agmt,w/FDOT, 5th to 15th Str. 677

R7E 5:01 p.m., Estab. Temp. Moratorium, Dance Halls, Hours/Oper. 5/7(Cruz) 717

R9A Board and Committee Appointments. 723

R9B Disc. Status of the 78th Street Improvements. (Smith) 769

R9C 4:30 p.m., Disc. Proposed >SummerNight MusiCool Down' Music. (Garcia) 771

R10 - CITY ATTORNEY REPORTS

R10A Noon Break, Closed Executive Session: Clifton Snyder v CMB. 775

REPORTS AND INFORMATIONAL ITEMS

A Status Report on the Cultural Campus. 777

B Rev/Exp, Ended 3/31/00, General Enterprise & Internal Service Funds. 789

C Performance Measurement, Ended 3/31/00, City Departments. 807

D 3:00 p.m., Report on the Georgian Condominium. 837

E Report on the 17th Street Jet Ski Watersport Concession. 841

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY ITEMS - 10:00 A.M.

NO ITEMS ON THE REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY AGENDA

Call to Order - 9:25 a.m.

Inspirational Message and Pledge of Allegiance

Requests for Additions, Withdrawals, and Deferrals

 

PA - Presentations and Awards

9:35a

PA1 Certificate of Appreciation to be Presented to Angelo Paloumbis, Code Compliance Officer for Valor and Heroism in Assisting Two Victims.

(Requested by Mayor Neisen Kasdin)

(Deferred from May 10, 2000)

ACTION: Certificate presented.

 

9:37a

PA2 Presentation by Rick Gelinas regarding Little Acorn International Kite Festival.

(Requested by Mayor Neisen Kasdin)

ACTION: Certificate presented.

 

PA3 Certificate of Appreciation regarding Community Heroes Awards

(City Manager's Office)

ACTION: Withdrawn.

 

PA4 Certificate of Appreciation regarding the 2000 Special Olympics State Summer Games.

(City Manager's Office)

ACTION: Deferred.

 

9:36a

PA5 Presentation by Mr. Daniel Bottero.

(Requested by Mayor Neisen Kasdin)

ACTION: Certificate presented.

 

ADD ON ITEMS

9:41a

PA6 City of Miami Beach Proclamation to be presented to Code Enforcement and staff members for Appreciation Week.

ACTION: Proclamation presented.

 

9:28a

PA7 Certificate of Appreciation to be presented to Police Officer Yesenia Pages for going that extra mile award for her outstanding performance at Mango's Tropical Cafe.

ACTION: Certificate presented.

9:45a

PA8 City of Miami Beach Proclamation to be presented to Mental Health Month.

ACTION: Proclamation presented.

 

9:47a

PA9 Certificate of Appreciation to be presented to Janet Gavarrete, Assistant City Manager for retiring from the City of Miami Beach, after almost five years of service.

ACTION: Certificate presented.

 

CONSENT AGENDA

Consent Agenda approved. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman; seconded by Commissioner Smith; Voice Vote: 6-0. Absent: Commissioner Garcia.

 

C2 - Competitive Bid Reports

C2A Commission Memorandum No. 394-00

Request for Approval to Issue a Purchase Order to Advanced Technology Systems Integrators Corp. in the Amount of $131,016.43, Pursuant to General Services Administration (GSA) Contract #GS-07F-0063H for the Purchase and Installation of Security Camera Multiplexers and Box Office Security System Additions.

Administration Recommendation: Approve the award.

(Convention Center)

ACTION: Award authorized. Gus Lopez to issue a Purchase Order. Mayra Diaz Buttacavoli to handle.

 

C2B Commission Memorandum No. 395-00

Request for Approval to Award a Contract to Edd Helms Air Conditioning, Inc., in the Amount of $199,677, Pursuant to Bid No. 96-99/00 for the Purchase and Delivery of Commercial Air Conditioning Units for the Miami Beach Convention Center.

Administration Recommendation: Approve the award.

(Convention Center)

ACTION: Award authorized. Mayra Diaz Buttacavoli to handle.

 

C2C Commission Memorandum No. 396-00

Request for Authorization to Reject the Sole Bid Received Pursuant to Bid No. 80-99/00 to Replace Insulation on Four (4) Chillers and Installation of Insulated Floors for the Walk-in Coolers and Freezers in the West Kitchen of the Miami Beach Convention Center.

Administration Recommendation: Reject the Bid.

(Convention Center)

ACTION: Bid rejected. Gus Lopez to notify bidder. Mayra Diaz Buttacavoli to handle.

 

C2D Commission Memorandum No. 398-00

Request for Approval to Award a Contract to Acolite & Claude United Sign Co., Inc. in the Amount of $13,725.00, Pursuant to Bid No. 84-99/00 for the Manufacture and Installation of Park View Island Entry Signs.

Administration Recommendation: Approve the award.

(Public Works)

ACTION: Award authorized. Matthew Schwartz to handle.

 

C2E Commission Memorandum No. 399-00

Request for Authorization to Reject the Sole Responsive Bid Received Pursuant to Bid No. 68-99/00 for Elevator Modifications for the Miami Beach Convention Center.

Administration Recommendation: Reject the Bid.

(Convention Center)

ACTION: Bid rejected. Gus Lopez to notify bidder. Mayra Diaz Buttacavoli to handle.

 

C4 - Commission Committee Assignments

C4A Commission Memorandum No. 400-00

Referral to the Finance and Citywide Projects Committee - Discussion of Proposed License Fees for New Business Categories Entitled "Dance Halls" and "Entertainment Establishments".

(City Manager's Office)

ACTION: Referred. Patricia Walker to place on committee agenda.

 

10:48a

C4B Referral to Planning Board - Extension of Juice Bar Hours of Operation.

(Requested by Commissioner Simon Cruz)

ACTION: Referred as amended. Motion made by Commissioner Bower; seconded by Commissioner Liebman to include in the referral to change the Conditional Use approval process from 2 years to 6 months from the date of the amended ordinance is adopted; Voice Vote: 5-0; Absent: Commissioners Cruz and Garcia. Jorge Gomez to place on Planning Board Agenda.

 

10:50a

C4C Referral to the Finance and Citywide Projects Committee - North Beach Special Assessments.

(Requested by Commissioner Jose Smith)

ACTION: Referred. Patricia Walker to place on committee agenda.

C4D Commission Memorandum No. 401-00

Referral to Finance and Citywide Projects Committee - Discussion of an Analysis Prepared by REG Architects, Inc. For the South Shore (6th Street) Community Center.

(City Manager's Office)

ACTION: Referred. Patricia Walker to place on committee agenda.

 

C7 - Resolutions

C7A Commission Memorandum No. 402-00

A Resolution Accepting the Proposal Received and Authorizing the Administration to Enter into Negotiations for a Contract with Kenneth Blackburn, Inc., Pursuant to Request for Proposals (RFP) No. 69-99/00 for the Restoration of Period Frames for the City of Miami Beach Bass Museum Permanent Collection Paintings.

Administration Recommendation: Approve the award.

(Bass Museum)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-23937 adopted. Mayra Diaz Buttacavoli to handle.

 

C7B Commission Memorandum No. 403-00

A Resolution to Support the Three Citywide Goals of Increasing Awareness, Encouraging Participation, and Anticipating Concerns of Residents During Census 2000.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Community and Economic Development)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-23938 adopted. Christina Cuervo to handle.

 

10:51

C7C Commission Memorandum No. 404-00

A Resolution Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to Execute the Attached Home Investment Partnerships (Home) Program Agreement with the Miami Beach Community Development Corporation (MBCDC), Providing a Total of Three Hundred Seventy-Six Thousand Four Hundred Dollars ($376,400), Including $239,803 from Fiscal Year 1997/98 and $136,597 from Fiscal Year 1998/99, Towards the Cost of Acquisition and Rehabilitation of Seven (7) One-Bedroom Condominium Units, Located at 7133 Bay Drive, Miami Beach, to Provide Rental Housing for Income-Eligible Elderly Tenants in Accordance with the Home Program Requirements.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Community and Economic Development)

ACTION: Separated for discussion. Resolution No. 2000-23939 adopted as amended. Motion made by Commissioner Smith to amend the agreement to make the MBCDC responsible for the entire building, rather than just the 7 units; seconded by Commissioner Bower; Voice Vote: 5-0; Absent: Commissioners Cruz and Garcia. Christina Cuervo to handle.

Roberto DaTorre stated that this will be no problem with the Commissions direction.

Commissioner Bower stated that in the past CDBG funds were used to assist homeowners in the North Beach area to repair code violations in their houses. Perhaps CDBG funds can be used to assist condo buildings as well. Administration to research and report back. Christina Cuervo to handle.

 

11:01a

C7D Commission Memorandum No. 405-00

A Resolution Approving Final Payment for S. I. Nicholas, Inc., in the Amount of $100,668, Approving Additional Services and Reimbursable Expenses for the Firm of Kimley Horn & Associates, Inc., in the Amount of $30,015, and Appropriating Additional Funding in the Amount of $130,684, to Pay for the Above Stated Charges and Additional Services and Reimbursable Expenses, for the North Shore Community Area Improvements.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Public Works)

(Deferred from May 10, 2000)

ACTION: Separated for discussion. Resolution No. 2000-23940 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Smith to approve the resolution as requested, but not to issue final payment to S.I. Nicholas until the work is completed and the Commission approves; seconded by Commissioner Bower; Voice Vote: 4-0; Absent: Commissioners Cruz, Garcia and Liebman. Matthew Schwartz to handle.

 

C7E Commission Memorandum No. 406-00

A Resolution Authorizing the Administration to Submit a $2 Million Funding Application, under the State of Florida Economic Development Transportation Fund, for a Proposed 44th Street Relocation Project, Connecting A1A Collins Avenue to A1A/Indian Creek Drive.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Transportation and Concurrency)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-23941 adopted. Matthew Schwartz to handle.

 

11:13a

C7F Commission Memorandum No. 407-00

A Resolution Approving and Authorizing the Issuance of a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) from Qualified Firms with Experience and Capability to Provide Professional Program Management Services for Capital Right-of-Way Infrastructure Projects for the City.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Public Works)

ACTION: Separated for discussion. Resolution No. 2000-23920 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman to negotiate the contract price to include all activities from the beginning through the issuance of the final Certificate of Occupancy; seconded by Commissioner Bower; Voice Vote: 5-0; Absent: Commissioners Cruz and Garcia. Matthew Schwartz and Ricardo Mendez to handle.

 

C7G Commission Memorandum No. 408-00

A Resolution Authorizing the Administration to Proceed with the Issuance of a Request for Proposals Seeking a Professional Services Agreement (1) to Provide Physical Examinations on Hires, and Promotions for Classifications Where Physical Duties Vary Greatly; (2) Drug Tests on Hires to Maintain a Drug-Free Work Environment; (3) Return to Work Clearance Evaluations; (4) Rehabilitation Evaluations; (5) Administration of an Employee Assistance Program; (6) Retention of All Medical Records; (7) Evaluation of Applicants and Employees as Required by the City; (8) Administration of Vaccines for City Employees, as Needed; (9) Act as the Designated City Physician; (10) Conduct Random Drug and Alcohol Testing Based on the Florida Department of Transportation Standards and Union Contracts; and (11) Provide for Other Medical Services, as May Be Necessary and/or Required by the City and Local, State and Federal Laws.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Human Resources)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-23921 adopted. Mary Greenwood and T.C. Adderly to handle.

 

C7H Commission Memorandum No. 409-00

A Resolution Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to Execute a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA), with the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) for the Turf and Landscape Maintenance Services on I-195 (Julia Tuttle Causeway) from the East Side of the Intracoastal Bridge to Alton Road at an Annual Cost of $150,000 to Be Paid to the City FDOT; Said Agreement Commencing on September 1, 2000, and Concluding on August 31, 2001, with an Option to Renew for Two Years, on a Year-To-Year Basis.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Parks and Recreation Department)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-23922 adopted. Kevin Smith to handle.

 

C7I Commission Memorandum No. 410-00

A Resolution Authorizing the Issuance of Request for Proposals No. 101-99/00 for Collection and Disposal of Residential Solid Waste, Yard Trash and Bulk Waste, and Operation of the City's Solid Waste Management Facility.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Public Works)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-23923 adopted. Matthew Schwartz to handle.

 

C7J Commission Memorandum No. 411-00

A Resolution of the Mayor and City Commission of the City of Miami Beach, Florida, Accepting the Recommendation of the City Manager Pertaining to the Ranking of the Proposals Received in Response to the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) No. 41-99/00 for Architectural, Engineering, Landscape Architectural and Graphic Design Services for Various City Projects in Accordance with the November 2, 1999 General Obligation (GO) Bond Project No. 1, for Architectural/Engineering Services to Develop Design, and Construction Documents for the Fire Station No. 2 Maintenance Facility Renovation, Public Works Operations Facility, Property Management Facility and the Electrowave Shuttle Facility; and Authorizing the City Administration to Enter into Negotiations with the Top-Ranked Firm of Bermello, Ajamil & Partners, Inc. to Develop Design and Construction Documents for the Proposed Facilities and Authorizing the Administration to Negotiate with the Second Ranked Firm of M.C. Harry & Associates, Inc. Should the Administration Not Be Able to Successfully Negotiate a Contract with the Top-Ranked Firm.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Fire/Public Works/Property Management Department)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-23924 adopted. Matthew Schwartz and Jorge Chartran to handle.

 

C7K Commission Memorandum No. 412-00

A Resolution Accepting the Recommendation of the City Manager Pertaining to the Ranking of the Proposals Received in Response to the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) No. 41-99/00 for Architectural, Engineering, Landscape Architectural and Graphic Design Services for Various City Projects in Accordance with the November 2, 1999 General Obligation (GO) Bond Project List; Specifically for Architectural/Engineering Services to Develop Design, and Construction Documents for the Fire Station No. 4 Renovation and Expansion; and Authorizing the City Administration to Enter into Negotiations with the Top-Ranked Firm of M.C. Harry & Associates, Inc. to Develop Design and Construction Documents for the Proposed Facility and Authorizing the Administration to Negotiate with the Second Ranked Firm of Corzo, Castella, Carballa, Thompson & Salman, (C3TS) Should the Administration Not Be Able to Successfully Negotiate a Contract with the Top Ranked Firm.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Fire Department)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-23925 adopted. Mayra Diaz Buttacavoli and Jorge Chartran to handle.

 

C7L Commission Memorandum No. 413-00

A Resolution of the Mayor and City Commission of the City of Miami Beach, Florida, Accepting the Recommendation of the City Manager Pertaining to the Ranking of the Proposals Received in Response to the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) No. 41-99/00 for Architectural, Engineering, Landscape Architectural and Graphic Design Services for Various City Projects in Accordance with the November 2, 1999 General Obligation (GO) Bond Project List; Specifically for Architectural/Engineering Services to Develop Design, and Construction Documents for the Altos Del Mar Park; and Authorizing the City Administration to Enter into Negotiations with the Top-Ranked Firm of Falcon & Bueno, Inc. to Develop Design and Construction Documents for the Proposed Facility and Authorizing the Administration to Negotiate with the Second Ranked Firm of Curtis & Rogers Design Studio, Should the Administration Not Be Able to Successfully Negotiate a Contract with the Top Ranked Firm.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Parks Department)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-23926 adopted. Mayra Diaz Buttacavoli and Michel Magliore to handle.

 

C7M Commission Memorandum No. 414-00

A Resolution Accepting the Recommendation of the City Manager Pertaining to the Ranking of the Proposals Received in Response to the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) No. 41-99/00 for Architectural, Engineering, Landscape Architectural and Graphic Design Services for Various City Projects in Accordance with the November 2, 1999 General Obligation (GO) Bond Project List: Specifically for Architectural/Engineering Services to Develop Design, and Construction Documents for the Allison Park and North Beach Recreational Corridor; and Authorizing the City Administration to Enter into Negotiations with the Top-Ranked Firm of Kimley-Horn & Associates, Inc. to Develop Design and Construction Documents for the Proposed Facility and Authorizing the Administration to Negotiate with the Second Ranked Firm of Rosenburg Design Group, Should the Administration Not Be Able to Successfully Negotiate a Contract with the Top Ranked Firm.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Parks Department)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-23927 adopted. Mayra Diaz Buttacavoli and Michel Magliore to handle.

 

C7N Commission Memorandum No. 415-00

A Resolution Accepting the Recommendation of the City Manager Pertaining to the Ranking of the Proposals Received in Response to the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) No. 41-99/00 for Architectural, Engineering, Landscape Architectural and Graphic Design Services for Various City Projects in Accordance with the November 2, 1999 General Obligation (GO) Bond Project List; Specifically for Architectural/Engineering Services to Develop Design, and Construction Documents for the 10th Street Beachfront Auditorium/Beach Patrol Headquarters; and Authorizing the City Administration to Enter into Negotiations with the Top-Ranked Firm of STA Architectural Group, to Develop Design and Construction Documents for the Proposed Facility and Authorizing the Administration to Negotiate with the Second Ranked Firm of RJ Heisenbottle, Inc., Should the Administration Not Be Able to Successfully Negotiate a Contract with the Top Ranked Firm.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Parks/Property Management Departments)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-23928 adopted. Mayra Diaz Buttacavoli and Jorge Chartran to handle.

 

C7O Commission Memorandum No. 416-00

A Resolution of the Mayor and City Commission of the City of Miami Beach, Florida, Accepting the Recommendation of the City Manager Pertaining to the Ranking of the Proposals Received in Response to the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) No. 41-99/00 for Architectural, Engineering, Landscape Architectural and Graphic Design Services for Various City Projects in Accordance with the November 2, 1999 General Obligation (GO) Bond Project List; Specifically for Architectural/Engineering Services to Develop Design, and Construction Documents for Belle Isle Park Improvements; and Authorizing the City Administration to Enter into Negotiations with the Top-Ranked Firm of Rosenberg Design Group, to Develop Design and Construction Documents for the Proposed Facility and Authorizing the Administration to Negotiate with the Second Ranked Firm of Bermello, Ajamil & Partners, Inc., Should the Administration Not Be Able to Successfully Negotiate a Contract with the Top Ranked Firm.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Parks Department)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-23929 adopted. Mayra Diaz Buttacavoli and Michel Magliore to handle.

 

C7P Commission Memorandum No. 417-00

A Resolution Accepting the Recommendation of the City Manager Pertaining to the Ranking of the Proposals Received in Response to the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) No. 41-99/00 for Architectural, Engineering, Landscape Architectural and Graphic Design Services for Various City Projects in Accordance with the November 2, 1999 General Obligation (GO) Bond Project List; Specifically for Architectural/Engineering Services to Develop Design, and Construction Documents for the Miami Beach Botanical Garden Renovation and Expansion; and Authorizing the City Administration to Enter into Negotiations with the Top-Ranked Firm of Curtis & Rogers Design Studio, Inc. to Develop Design and Construction Documents for the Proposed Facility and Authorizing the Administration to Negotiate with the Second Ranked Firm of Judson & Partners, Inc. Should the Administration Not Be Able to Successfully Negotiate a Contract with the Top Ranked Firm.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Parks/Economic/Community Development)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-23930 adopted. Mayra Diaz Buttacavoli and Michel Magliore to handle.

 

C7Q Commission Memorandum No. 418-00

A Resolution Accepting the Recommendation of the City Manager Pertaining to the Ranking of the Proposals Received in Response to the Request for Qualifications (RFQ) No. 41-99/00 for Architectural, Engineering, Landscape Architectural and Graphic Design Services for Various City Projects in Accordance with the November 2, 1999 General Obligation (GO) Bond Project List; Specifically for Architectural/Engineering Services to Develop Design, and Construction Documents for Beach Planting; and Authorizing the City Administration to Enter into Negotiations with the Top-Ranked Firm of Savino & Miller Design Studio, to Develop Design and Construction Documents for the Proposed Facility and Authorizing the Administration to Negotiate with the Second Ranked Firm of PBS & J, Inc. Should the Administration Not Be Able to Successfully Negotiate a Contract with the Top Ranked Firm.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Public Works)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-23931 adopted. Matthew Schwartz to handle.

 

C7R Commission Memorandum No. 419-00

A Resolution Appropriating Funds in the Amount of $122,800 Available from the City's General Fund Undesignated Fund Balance to Be Reimbursed from the Future General Obligation (GO) Bond Issue for the Award of a Purchase Order to Musco Lighting, Inc., in the Amount of $122,800 Pursuant to the City of Jacksonville, Florida Bid No. SC-0400-98 for the Purchase and Installation of New Sport Court Lighting Systems for the Palm Island Tennis Courts ($70,000), Stillwater Basketball Court ($25,800), and the Crespi Park Basketball Court ($27,000), as Specified in the 1999 General Obligation Bond Program.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Parks and Recreation Department)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-23932 adopted. Kevin Smith and Brad Judd to handle.

 

C7S A Resolution Proclaiming the Week of June 19-23, 2000 as Code Enforcement Officers Appreciation Week and Expressing Appreciation for the Dedication and Outstanding Service Provided by the Individuals Who Serve as Code Compliance Officers in the City of Miami Beach.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Requested by Commissioner Nancy Liebman)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-23933 adopted. Ronnie Singer and Al Childress to handle.

 

10:04a

C7T A Resolution Supporting Miami-Dade Commissioner Bruno A. Barreiro's Proposed Amendment to the Miami-Dade County Roadway Impact Fee Ordinance Which Will Expand the Allowable Uses of Roadway Impact Fees for Improvements to roads Within Miami-Dade County, Including the City of Miami Beach.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Requested by Mayor Neisen Kasdin)

ACTION: Heard in conjunction with R7B. Separated for discussion. Resolution No. 2000-23934 adopted. Motion Made by Commissioner Smith; seconded by Commissioner Liebman; Voice Vote: 6-0; Absent: Commissioner Garcia. Joseph Johnson to handle.

Commissioner Liebman requested Commissioner Barreiro to: 1) Consider reducing impact fees for the Historic Districts and 2) Consider creating a Blue Ribbon Committee to review the whole philosophy of how impact fees that are levied.

HANDOUT:

1) Letter from Bruno A. Barreiro, Miami-Dade County Commissioner District 5, to Mayor Kasdin and Members of the City Commission, dated May 24, 2000, RE: Road Impact Fees.

 

C7U Commission Memorandum No. 420-00

A Resolution Endorsing the Health Resources and Human Services Grant Application Being Submitted by a Consortia of Community Service Providers Led by Stanley C. Myers Community Health Center.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Requested by Mayor Neisen Kasdin)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-23935 adopted. Maria Ruiz to transmit resolution to Stanley C. Myers Community Health Center.

 

C7V Commission Memorandum No. 440-00

A Resolution Calling for a Public Hearing to Consider a Request for a Revocable Permit by Mr. Robert Swedroe to Retain Part of a Wrought Iron Fence, a Circular Concrete Paver Driveway, Irrigated and Lighted Landscaping at the Street End of 78th Street, East of Atlantic Way, Adjacent to the Permittee's Property Located at 7747 Atlantic Way.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(City Attorney's Office)

ACTION: Separated for discussion and heard in conjunction with item R9B. Presented by Jean Olin, First Assistant City Attorney. Because of pending litigation, minimal discussion was held. Resolution No. 2000-23936 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman to set a public hearing for July 12 at 10:30 a.m.; seconded by Commissioner Bower; Voice Vote: 5-0; Absent Commissioners Cruz and Garcia. R. Parcher to notice. Judy Hoanshelt to place on Commission Agenda.

ADDENDUM ITEM: C7W

10:36a

C7W Commission Memorandum No. 441-00

A Resolution Approving the Acceptance of a Promissory Note from the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce, Inc., in the Form Attached, for Parking Impact Fees in Connection with the Construction of the Miami Beach Visitors Information Center.

(City Manager's Office)

ACTION: Motion to consider the item as an emergency failed.

Discussion held to determine if an emergency exists. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman to add C7W as an emergency item; seconded by Commissioner Cruz; Voice Vote: unable to determine votes; Mayor requested a ballot vote. Ballot Vote: 4-2, Opposed; Vice-Mayor Dermer and Commissioner Smith; Absent: Commissioner Garcia.

 

End of Consent Agenda

REGULAR AGENDA

R5 - Ordinances

11:25 a

R5A City Attorney Commission Memorandum No. 421-00 (Page 543)

An Ordinance Amending Ordinance No. 1901 Which Created the Retirement System for General Employees by Amending Section 8.01, Entitled "Investments" to Conform to the Amended Related Special Acts Approved by Referendum November 2, 1999, Authorizing the Pension Board to Exercise Independent Judgment in Allocating and Investing Funds; Providing for a Repealer, Severability, Retroactivity and an Effective Date. First Reading

Administration Recommendation: Approve the Ordinance on First Reading and Schedule a Second Reading Public Hearing.

(Human Resources/Labor Relations)

(Deferred from May 10, 2000)

ACTION: Approved as amended on first reading. Discussion held. Motion made by Commissioner Bower; seconded by Commissioner Smith; Ballot vote: 5-2 absent: Commissioners Cruz and Garcia. Second reading and public hearing scheduled for June 7, at 10:45 am. R. Parcher to notice. Judy Hoanshelt to place on Commission Agenda. T.C. Adderly to handle.

Commissioner Smith requested the Ordinance be gender neutral.

 

11:28 a

R5B Commission Memorandum No. 422-00 (Page 559)

(See Supplemental Materials)

Ordinance Amending Ordinance No. 789, the Classified Salary Ordinance Establishing the Classifications of 911 Communications Records Custodian, Building Services Technician, Lead Mechanic and Park Ranger; Increasing by 3% as of May 8, 2000, the Minimum and the Maximum of the Salary Range for Classifications Represented by Each Classification in Group VI, Being Other Classifications in the Classified Service Not Covered by a Bargaining Unit, and Group I, Being the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees. First Reading

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

(Human Resources Department)

ACTION: Discussion held. Supplemental materials Ordinance approved first reading. Motion made by Commissioner Bower; seconded by Commissioner Smith; Ballot vote: 5-0 absent: Commissioners Cruz and Garcia. Second reading and public hearing scheduled for June 7, at 11:00 am. R. Parcher to notice Judy Hoanshelt to place on Commission Agenda. T.C. Adderly to handle.

11:30 a

R5C Commission Memorandum No. 423-00 (Page 565)

Ordinance Amending Ordinance No. 1605, the Unclassified Employees Salary Ordinance, by Establishing the Classifications of Assistant Director - Sanitation, Building Records Supervisor, Central Services Coordinator, Civic Call Customer Service Liaison, Communications Manager, Database Administrator, Elder Affairs Coordinator, Landscape Architect, Project Planner Designer, Property Management Contracts Coordinator, and Transportation and Concurrency Manager; Amending the Titles of the Classifications of Domestic Violence Coordinator to Victim's Advocate, Property Management Supervisor to Assistant Division Director - Property Management; and Increasing by 3% as of May 2000, the Minimum and the Maximum Salary of Each Classification in the Unclassified Salary Ordinance and Recreating the Classification of Registrar and Risk Manager. First Reading

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

(Human Resources Department)

ACTION: Discussion held. Supplemental materials Ordinance approved on first reading. Motion made by Commissioner Bower; seconded by Commissioner Smith; Ballot vote: 5-0 absent: Commissioners Cruz and Garcia; Second reading and public hearing scheduled for June 7, at 11:15 am. R. Parcher to notice. Judy Hoanshelt to place on Commission Agenda. T.C. Adderly to handle.

Commissioner Liebman requested the Administration to review Mayor/Commissioner aide classification.

 

11:35 a

R5D Commission Memorandum No. 424-00 (Page 577)

An Ordinance Amending Chapter 2 Entitled "Administration," by Amending Article III, Division 27, Entitled "Committee for Quality Education in Miami Beach Schools" by Amending Section 2-190.130 to Provide for Representatives Selected by the Parent Teacher Association of Each Feeder Pattern School and Providing for Two Additional Ex-Officio Members; Providing for Repealer, Severability, Codification, and an Effective Date. First Reading

Administration Recommendation: Approve the Ordinance on First Reading and Schedule a Second Reading Public Hearing.

(Office of Children's Affairs)

(Deferred from May 10, 2000)

ACTION: Discussion held. Motion made by Commissioner Bower; seconded by Commissioner Smith; Ballot vote: 5-0 absent: Commissioners Cruz and Garcia; Second reading and public hearing scheduled for June 7, at 11:30 am. R. Parcher to notice. Judy Hoanshelt to place on Commission Agenda.

Change committee composition to agree with commission memorandum. Maria Ruiz to handle.

HANDOUT:

1) Amended ordinance provided by the Legal Department.

 

5:00 p

R5E Commission Memorandum No. 425-00 (Page 583)

Hotel Accessory Uses in the RM-1 and RM-2 Districts

An Ordinance Amending the Code of the City of Miami Beach, Florida, Amending Chapter 142, Entitled "Zoning Districts and Regulations", Section 142-902, Entitled "Permitted Accessory Uses", by Limiting Permitted Accessory Uses for Hotels Located in Certain Residential Multi-Family Zoning Districts; Providing for Inclusion in the Code of the City of Miami Beach, Florida; Repealer; Severability; and an Effective Date. 5:00 p.m., Second Reading Public Hearing

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Ordinance.

(Planning Department)

(First Reading April 12, 2000)

ACTION: Public Hearing and discussion held. Ordinance No. 2000-3246 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Smith; seconded by Commissioner Cruz; Ballot Vote: 6-0 Absent: Commissioner Garcia. R. Parcher to transmit to Municipal Code.

 

11:39 a

R5F Commission Memorandum No. 426-00 (Page 591)

Ordinance - Emergency Demolition Orders

An Ordinance Amending the Land Development Regulations of the Code of the City of Miami Beach, by Amending Chapter 118, Article X, Entitled "Historic Preservation", by Amending Section 118 - 503 to Expand the Criteria and Requirements for Emergency Demolition Orders for Historic Structures and Within Designated Historic Districts; Providing for Inclusion in the City Code; Providing for Repealer, Severability and an Effective Date. First Reading

Administration Recommendation: Approve the Ordinance on First Reading and Schedule a Second Reading Public Hearing.

(Planning Department)

ACTION: Discussion held and approved on first reading. Motion made by Commissioner Bower; seconded by Commissioner Liebman; Ballot vote: 5-0; absent: Commissioners Cruz and Garcia; Second reading and public hearing scheduled for June 21, at 11: am. R. Parcher to notice. Judy Hoanshelt to place on Commission Agenda. Jorge Gomez to handle.

 

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R5G An Ordinance Creating Section 14-72 of Chapter 14 of the Miami Beach City Code to Be Entitled "Building Permits; Additions or Corrections to Approved Plans; Procedures for Processing Building Permit Applications; Conditions for Expedited Plans," by Establishing Time Frames; Providing Penalties for Failure to Comply with Time Frames; Defining Conditions for Expedited Plans Review and Processing; Providing for Repealer, Severability, and an Effective Date. First Reading (Page 597)

Recommendation: Approve the Ordinance on First Reading and Schedule a Second Reading Public Hearing.

(Requested by Commissioner Simon Cruz)

ACTION: Discussion held. Motion made by Commissioner Cruz to refer to the Business Resolution Task Committee; seconded by Commissioner Bower; Voice Vote: 4-0; Absent: Mayor Kasdin, and Commissioners Garcia and Liebman. Christina Cuervo to place on the Committee Agenda.

 

2:12 p

R5H City Attorney Commission Memorandum No. 427-00 (Page 603)

An Ordinance Amending Chapter 2 of the City Code Entitled "Administration" by Amending Article III Thereof Entitled "Agencies, Boards, and Committees" by Amending the Following Divisions and Sections by Deleting At-Large Appointments, and by Amending All Language and Categories of Membership Relative Thereto, and by Providing for Direct Appointments by the Mayor and City Commissioners to Wit: Amending Division 2, Entitled "Barrier-Free Environment Committee," by Amending Subsection 2-31(d), Entitled "Composition"; by Amending Division 3, Entitled "Beautification Committee," by Amending Subsection 2-36(d) Entitled "Composition"; by Amending Division 4, Entitled "Budget Advisory Committee" by Amending Subsection 2-41(d) Entitled "Composition"; by Amending Division 5, Entitled "Convention Center Advisory Board" by Amending Subsection 2-46(d) Entitled "Composition"; by Amending Division 6 Entitled "Cultural Arts Council" by Amending Subsection 2-54 Entitled "Composition"; by Amending Division 7, Entitled "Production Industry Council" by Amending Subsection 2-71(d) Entitled "Composition"; by Amending Division 8 Entitled "Golf Advisory Committee" by Amending Subsection 2-76(d) Entitled "Composition"; by

Amending Division 12 Entitled "Loan Review Committee" by Amending Subsection 2-166(d) Entitled "Composition"; by Amending Division 13 Entitled "Parks and Recreational Facilities Board" by Amending Subsection 2-171 (d) Entitled "Composition"; by Amending Division 14 Entitled "Safety Committee" by Amending Subsection 2-176 (d) Entitled "Composition"; by Amending Division 16 Entitled "Youth Center Advisory Board" by Amending Subsection 2-186(d) Entitled "Composition"; by Amending Division 18 Entitled "Community Relations Board" by Amending Section 2-190.14 Entitled "Composition"; by Amending Division 19, Entitled "Hispanic Affairs Committee" by Amending Section 2-190.24 Entitled "Composition"; by Amending Division 20, Entitled "Police/Citizen Relations Committee" by Amending Section 2-190.30 Entitled "Composition"; by Amending Division 21 Entitled "Marine Authority" by Amending Section 2-190.48 Entitled "Membership"; by Amending Division 24 Entitled "Convention Center Capital Projects Oversight Committee" by Amending Section 2-190.83 Entitled "Composition"; by Amending Division 26 Entitled "Community Development Advisory Committee" by Amending Sections 2-190.109 Entitled "Composition," 2-190.110 Entitled "City Affiliation," and 2-190.111 Entitled "Knowledge and Experience"; Providing for Repealer; Providing for Codification; Providing for Severability; and Providing for an Effective Date. 11:30 a.m., Public Hearing, Second and Final Reading.

Recommendation: Adopt the Ordinance.

(Requested by Vice-Mayor David Dermer)

(Continued from May 10, 2000)

ACTION: Public Hearing held. Ordinance No. 2000-3245 adopted as amended. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman to remove the Cultural Arts Council and the Budget Advisory Board Committees from the ordinance; seconded by Commissioner Smith. Ballot vote: 6-0; absent: Commissioner Garcia. Legal to amend ordinance. R. Parcher to transmit to Municipal Code.

HANDOUT:

1) Letter from Laurence A. Herrup to Mayor Kasdin and Members of the City Commission, dated April 18, 2000, RE: Amendment of the Budget Advisory Committee Size

 

2:34 p

R5I Commission Memorandum No. 428-00 (Page 619)

An Ordinance Authorizing Artistic Performances in Public Areas Subject to Certain Conditions and the Payment of a Permit Fee; Providing Definitions and Setting Forth Terms and Conditions for Permits to Be Issued to Street Performers; Containing a Repealer Provision, a Severability Clause; and Providing for an Effective Date. First Reading

Administration Recommendation: Approve the Ordinance on First Reading and Schedule a Second Reading Public Hearing.

(City Manager's Office)

ACTION: Deferred by Commissioner Liebman for 30 days (July 12, Commission Meeting) with a time certain so that the Ocean Drive, Lincoln Road and North Beach Development Associations can give their input. Judy Hoanshelt to place on the Commission Agenda. Ronnie Singer to handle.

 

R6 - Commission Committee Reports

10:28

R6A Verbal Report on the Community Affairs Committee meeting of May 22, 2000 regarding - 1) Renovation of the First Floor of City Hall; 2) Proposal to Reconsider Renaming a Street in Honor of Rabbi Jeremiah Burstyn Founder of the Talmudic University and Yeshiva; 3) Discussion Regarding a Request from the Miami Beach Housing Authority Regarding the City's Exclusive Use of Channel 20; and 4) Discussion Regarding the Adopt-A-Shore Program. (Page 627)

ACTION: Written report submitted at the meeting. Item #1: Motion made by Commissioner Bower to charge a $1 a year for the space and accept the report; seconded by Commissioner Liebman; Voice vote 5-0. Absent: Commissioners Cruz and Garcia. Christina Cuervo and Judy Hoanshelt to handle.

HANDOUT:

1) Commission Memorandum 444-000 from Lawrence Levy, City Manager to Mayor Kasdin and Members of the City Commission, dated May 24, 2000, RE: Report on the Community Affairs meeting of May 22.

 

R7 - Resolutions

11:26 a

R7A Commission Memorandum No. 429-00 (Page 629)

A Resolution Approving the Purchase of Flood Insurance, All Risk Property Insurance (Including Windstorm) and Boiler/machinery Insurance for City Buildings and Contents, for a Combined Annual Premium of $686,081.00 (Net of Broker Commissions), for a One-year Period, with Option to Renew for Two (2) Additional Years, Provided the Annual Rate Does Not Increase by More than Twenty Percent (20%) per Year, as Proposed by Arthur J. Gallagher & Co, the City's Broker of Record.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Risk Management)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-23942 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Bower; seconded by Commissioner Liebman; Voice vote: 5-0; Absent: Commissioners Cruz and Garcia. Cliff Leonard to handle.

 

10:25 a

R7B Commission Memorandum No. 430-00 (Page 657)

A Resolution Approving and Adopting a Revised List of Project Priorities for the Road Impact Fee (RIF) Program, District 8, Miami Beach; and Further Requesting that Miami-Dade County Revise the 2001-2005 RIF Program Accordingly.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Transportation and Concurrency)

ACTION: Heard in conjunction with C7T. Resolution No. 2000-23943 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Bower; seconded by Commissioner Liebman; Voice vote: 6-0. Absent: Commissioner Garcia. Joseph Johnson to handle.

 

11:51

R7C Commission Memorandum No. 431-00 (Page 667)

A Resolution Authorizing the Development of a Series of Bicycle/Pedestrian/Greenway Projects for Miami Beach, to be Known as the Atlantic Corridor Greenway Network; Encompassing Several Trails to be Planned and Implemented as Individual Projects, and then Linked to Provide Continuous Corridors; and Further Authorizing the Development of a Funding Strategy that will Allow for this Citywide Alternative Transportation and Community Enhancement Project to Become a Reality.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Transportation and Concurrency)

(Deferred from May 10, 2000)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-23946 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Bower; seconded by Commissioner Smith; Voice vote: 5-0: Absent: Commissioners Cruz and Garcia. Joseph Johnson to handle.

 

11:16 a

R7D Commission Memorandum No. 432-00 (Page 677)

A Resolution of the Mayor and City Commission of the City of Miami Beach, Florida, Approving and Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to Execute Both a Joint Participation and Reimbursement Agreement and a Local Agency Program Agreement with the Florida Department of Transportation, Transferring the Implementation of a Roadway Project and its Lighting Component to the City, along with a Combined $2,568,676.61 in State and Federal Funds, for the Final Design, Construction, and Construction Inspection Phases of A1A/Collins Avenue, from 5th Street to 15th Street; and Further Acknowledging That City Funds Will Be Appropriated for the Project, in the Respective Fiscal Year(s) the Funds Will Be Needed, for Subsequent Reimbursement by FDOT, in Accordance with the Provisions of the Agreements.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Transportation and Concurrency)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-23944 adopted as amended. Motion made by Commissioner Bower; seconded by Commissioner Liebman. Voice vote: 5-0. Absent: Commissioners Cruz and Garcia. Matthew Schwartz to handle.

Commissioner Liebman requested community participation.

New Language Added to Resolution: "Whereas, such reimbursements shall be made by FDOT within (40) days of receiving appropriate invoices from the City, for the Project."

HANDOUT:

1) Color map Collins Ave., Washington Ave., and Drexel Avenue.

 

5:20 p

R7E City Attorney Memorandum No. 433-00 (Page 717)

A Resolution Establishing a Temporary Moratorium Through and Including July 31, 2000, on the Enforcement of Certain Restrictions on Dance Hall Hours of Operation, for Dance Halls That Do Not Also Operate as Alcoholic Beverage Establishments, to Allow Operation Between the Hours of 10 P.m. Friday to 12 Noon Saturday, from 10 p.m. Saturday to 12 Noon Sunday, and from 10:00 P.m. On Any Day Preceding a National Holiday to Noon on the National Holiday, Except That If Any Pre-School to High School That Is Located Within 300 Feet of Any Such Establishment Is in Session on the National Holiday, Then the Current Hours of Operation on National Holidays Apply; the Moratorium Shall Automatically Dissolve upon the Earlier of August 1, 2000, or upon the Adoption of Amendments to the Definition of Dance Hall under Section 114-1 of the Miami Beach City Code to Codify the Terms of the Moratorium. 5:01 p.m. Public Hearing

Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Requested by Commissioner Simon Cruz)

ACTION: Public Hearing and discussion held. Resolution No. 2000-23945 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Cruz; seconded by Commissioner Smith; Vote: 6-0; Absent: Commissioner Garcia. Al Childress to notify staff.

Action at Afteraction meeting. Assistant Police Chief Don DeLucca to monitor and report to City Manager.

 

R9 - New Business and Commission Requests

 

R9A Commission Memorandum No. 434-00 (Page 723)

Board and Committee Appointments for the Meeting of May 24, 2000.

(City Clerk's Office)

ACTION: Member re-appointed for the next term.

Community Development Advisory Committee

Lilliam R. Janata Term expires 12/31/2000 Commissioner Garcia

 

R9B Discussion regarding the Status of the 78th Street Improvements, East of Collins Avenue. (Page 769)

(Requested by Commissioner Jose Smith)

ACTION: Heard in conjunction with C7V. See Action C7V.

 

4:45

R9C Discussion regarding the Proposed 'SummerNight MusiCool Down' Music Series. (Page 771)

(Requested by Commissioner Luis R. Garcia)

ACTION: Discussion was held. No City action required. Speakers: VCA representative, Grisette Roque, Charles Brent, representing the music series and Executive Assistant to the City Manager, Ronnie Singer.

HANDOUT:

1) Brochure titled: SummerNight MusiCool - Down

2) Miami Beach VCA - Draft - FY Grants Breakdown

3) Letter from Kate Ramos, General Manager, South East Region of CFA, to Charles Brent, Songwriters in the Round, dated May 24, 2000, RE: North Beach Festival on Labor Day Weekend

4) Brochure titled: CFA we produce! North Beach Labor Day Festival

 

R10 - City Attorney Reports

 

R10A Notice of Closed Executive Session. (Page 775)

Pursuant to Section 286.011, Florida Statutes, a Closed Executive Session will be held during lunch recess of the City Commission meeting on May 24, 2000, in the City Manager's large conference room, Fourth Floor, City Hall to discuss the following pending litigation:

Clifton Snyder v The City of Miami Beach, a municipality of the State of Florida. Eleventh Judicial Circuit, General Jurisdiction, Case No. 98-9152.

The following individuals will be in attendance: Mayor Neisen Kasdin; Members of the Commission: Matti H. Bower, Simon Cruz, David Dermer, Luis R. Garcia Jr., Nancy Liebman, and Jose Smith; City Attorney Murray H. Dubbin, City Manager Lawrence Levy, Deputy City Attorney Robert Dixon. and First Assistant City Attorney Sheri Sack.

ACTION: Closed Executive Session announced and held.

 

End of Regular Agenda

Reports and Informational Items

 

A Commission Memorandum No. 435-00 (Page 777)

Status Report on the Cultural Campus.

(City Manager's Office)

ACTION: Written report accepted.

 

B Commission Memorandum No. 436-00 (Page 789)

An Analysis of Actual Revenues and Expenses for the Quarter Ended March 31, 2000 with Operating Budget Projections Through September 30, 2000, for General, Enterprise, and Internal Service Funds.

(Management and Budget)

ACTION: Written report accepted.

 

C Commission Memorandum No. 437-00 (Page 807)

An Analysis of Performance Measurement Achievements for the Quarter Ended March 31, 2000, Within the Departments of Code Compliance, Fire, Fleet Management, Parking, Parks & Recreation, Planning, and Risk Management.

(Office of Management and Budget)

ACTION: Written report accepted.

 

3:04 p

D Commission Memorandum No. 438-00 (Page 837)

Report on the Georgian Condominium.

(City Manager's Office)

(Continued from May 10, 2000)

ACTION: Verbal report given by Christina Cuervo. It was the recommendation of the Administration to report back in on June 21. The consultants need two weeks to conduct their scope of work.

Commissioner Bower would like to see some type of written agreement between Loews and the Georgian Condominium.

Vice-mayor Dermer suggested that the actions taken so far by the Loews , such as the security guard and the hours of delivery, and everything else should be memorialized to give a comfort level to the Georgian Condominium.

Vice-Mayor Dermer, Lawrence Levy, and Christina Cuervo will be visiting the site and meeting on Friday, May 26.

Administration to report back in 30 days. Christina Cuervo to handle. Judy Hoanshelt to place on June 21 agenda.

HANDOUT:

1) Letter from Rosa M. De La Camara, Becker & Poliakoff, P.A., to Christina Cuervo, Assistant City Manager, dated May 17, 2000, RE: The Georgian Condominium / Loews Hotel

2) Letter from Juan J. Farach, Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP, to Rosa De La Camera, Esq., dated May 24, 2000, RE: Loews Hotel.

 

E Commission Memorandum No. 439-00 (Page 841)

Report on the 17th Street Jet Ski Watersport Concession.

(City Manager's Office)

(Continued from May 10, 2000)

ACTION: Written report accepted.

Meeting Adjourned at 5:53 pm