City of Miami Beach - City Commission Meeting

Commission Chambers, 3rd Floor, City Hall

1700 Convention Center Drive

May 26, 1999

Mayor Neisen O. Kasdin

Vice-Mayor Susan F. Gottlieb

Commissioner Simon Cruz

Commissioner David Dermer

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 Proclamation to be Presented to the Little Acorns. (Kasdin) 1

PA2 W-Certificate of Appreciation/Maria Alejano.

PA3 W-Certificates of Appreciation/City Depts. that Participated in POW WOW.

PA4 New Item: Pres. by MDPL: 20th Anniversary of the Art Deco District.(Kasdin)

PA5 New Item: Certificates of Apprec/Joseph Pringle, Jr. & Catherine Sueresky.

C2A BA 47-98/99, Video System for Commission Chambers, $38,500. 3

C2B BA 51-98/00, Temporary Personnel Services, $100,000. 5

C2C BA 48-98/99, Mueller Water Meter Resetters, $11,981. 9

C4A Refer to Fin. & Citywide Proj. Comm/S. Pointe Streetscape Master Plan. 11

C7A 5th Amendment to Settlement Agmt re: Greenspace Litigation. 13

C7B Subordination Agmt, Rehab Florence Manor Apt., 1946&1956 Marseille Dr. 17

C7C Grant Applications: ADA Compliance & Rehab for Fire Sta. 2 & Colony. 25

C7D S-Grant Applications: Alaska Parcel & Mirabella Property Costs. 29

C7E 1st Amendment to Police Special Revenue-Capital Acct, $24,505. 33

C7F Grant Application: Justice Dept. Bulletproof Vest Partnership Program. 37

C7G Appropriate Grant Funds/Lincoln Rd. Comm. Policing Enhancement Program. 41

C7H 1st Amendment to Agmt w/Urban Resource Group for N. Bay Rd & West Ave. 51

R5A 1st Rdg, Amend Chap. 2: Transportation&Pkg Comm, Wash. Ave Task Force. 61

R5B 10:15 a.m., 2nd Rdg, Create Lic. Category: Valet Parking Operators. 65

R5C 11:00 a.m., 2nd Rdg, Amend Ord. No. 789, Classified Emp. Salary Ord. 71

R5D 10:30 a.m., 2nd Rdg, Amend Land Dev. Regs, Palm View His. District.5/7 81

R5E 1st Rdg, Amend Chapter 130, Pkg Garages as Main Use in Res. Dist.5/7 153

R5F 5:01 p.m. 1st Rdg, Temp Moratorium: Nightclubs/Lincoln Rd. 5/7(Liebman) 159

R7A 2:00 p.m. 1st Hrg, Development Agmt w/Lincoln Plaza Partners LLC. 165/SC

R7B 2:30 p.m. 1st Hrg, Development Agmt w/16th Street Partners LLC. 167/SC

R7C 2:35 p.m. 10th St. & Collins Ave. Pkg Garage Site, Park One. 169/SC/SM2

R7D 10:00 a.m. Joint RDA, Ratify Amendment 1 to Agmt: RDA & Kimley-Horn. 171

R7E 10:00 a.m. Joint RDA, Ratify Amendment 2 to Agmt: RDA & Kimley-Horn. 197/SM

R7F D-Concep. Approval/63rd St.&Indian Creek Dr.,8' Wide Easement. 217

R7G 10:00 a.m., Joint RDA, Approve CIP 99/04 and Projects in GO Bond. 239/SC

R7H W-Req. State Ins. Comm. Bill Nelson re: Life Safety Systems. (Shapiro) 241

R7I 11:30 a.m., Partnership w/Barry University & Housing Auth. (Smith) 243

R9A 9:30 a.m., Board and Committee Appointments. 247

R9B Disc. re: City's Safety Committee Proposal for Bus Route "W". (Cruz) 293

R9C Noon Break, Committee of the Whole Meeting re: Mayor's Office Budget. 301

R9D W-Disc.: Accept Donation, Public Access Improvements.(Liebman) 303

R9E Noon Break, Closed Meeting for a Disc. re: Collective Bargaining. 307

REPORTS AND INFORMATIONAL ITEMS

A Status Report on the Cultural Campus. 309

B Status Report on Washington Ave. Task Force - April 1999. 317

C Status Report on the Progress of North Beach Construction. 321

D Update on FPL's Frequent Power Outages. 323

E Analysis of Actual Revenues & Expenses for Quarter Ended 3/31/99. 327

F Analysis of Performance Measurement Achievements:Quarter Ended 3/31/99. 345

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY ITEMS - 10:00 A.M.

2A Joint, Amendment 1 to Agmt: RDA & Kimley-Horn. 1

3A Joint, Amendment 2 to Agmt: RDA & Kimley-Horn. 27/SM

3B Approp. $39,869.85-Reimburse RDP; Appropriate $688-Fund Permit Fees. 47/SM

3C Joint, Approve CIP 99/04. 51/SC

Call to Order - 9:00 a.m.

Inspirational Message and Pledge of Allegiance

Requests for Additions, Withdrawals, and Deferrals

PA - Presentations and Awards

PA1 Proclamation to be Presented to the Little Acorns for a Successful Kite Festival.

(Requested by Mayor Neisen Kasdin)

(Deferred from 5/12/99)

ACTION: Proclamation presented.

 

PA2 Certificate of Appreciation to be Presented to Maria Alejano in Appreciation of 21 Years of Service to the City of Miami Beach.

(Finance Department)

ACTION: Withdrawn

 

PA3 Certificates of Appreciation to be Presented to the City Departments that Participated in POW WOW.

(City Manager's Office)

ACTION: Withdrawn

 

ADD-ON ITEMS:

PA4 Proclamation Proclaiming Miami Design Preservation League Day

ACTION: Video of Mr. Michael Kinerkís presentation to IBM delegation. Proclamation presented.

 

PA5 Certificate of Appreciation to be presented to Joseph Pringle, Jr. in appreciation of 26.8 years of service to the City of Miami Beach.

ACTION: Certificate presented.

 

PA5 Certificate of Appreciation to be presented to Catherine Sueresky in Appreciation of 27.2 year of service to the City of Miami Beach.

ACTION: Certificate presented.

 

CONSENT AGENDA

Consent Agenda approved. Motion made by Vice-Mayor Gottlieb; seconded by Commissioner Cruz; Vote: 4-0; absent Commissioners Dermer, Shapiro and Smith.

C2 - Competitive Bid Reports

C2A Commission Memorandum No. 360-99

Request for Approval to Award a Purchase Order to Professional Communications Systems, Inc. in the Initial Amount of $38,500, Pursuant to Bid No. 47-98/99 for the Purchase of a Video System for the Commission Chambers. Funding: City Clerk General Fund.

Administration Recommendation: Approve the award.

(City Clerk's Office)

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

 

C2B Commission Memorandum No. 361-99

Request for Approval to Award a Contract to Kemp Services, Inc. and Tri-State Employment Services, Inc. in the Estimated Annual Amount of $100,000, Pursuant to Bid No. 51-98/00 for Temporary Personnel Services. Funding: Budget Accounts of Various Using Agencies.

Administration Recommendation: Approve the award.

(Procurement)

ACTION: Award authorized. Mike Rath to handle.

 

C2C Commission Memorandum No. 362-99

Request for Approval to Award a Contract to SEMSCO in the Estimated Annual Amount of $11,981, Pursuant to Bid No. 48-98/99 for Mueller Water Meter Resetters. Funding: Public Works Warehouse Account.

Administration Recommendation: Approve the award.

(Public Works )

ACTION: Award authorized. Julio Grave de Peralta to handle.

 

C4 - Commission Committee Assignments

C4A Commission Memorandum No. 363-99

Referral to the Finance and Citywide Projects Committee - South Pointe Redevelopment Area Streetscape Master Plan, Phasing Plan, Project Schedule and Estimated Construction Costs.

Administration Recommendation: Refer the matter.

(Public Works)

ACTION: Correction: Referred to the Joint Meeting of the Land Use and Development Committee and Finance and Citywide Projects Committee. Janet Gavarrete and Patricia Walker to place on committee agenda.

 

C7 - Resolutions

C7A City Attorney Commission Memorandum No. 364-99

A Resolution Authorizing the City Attorney to Enter into a Fifth Amendment to Settlement Agreement in Citizens for Greenspace, Inc. and Michael Kinerk vs. the City of Miami Beach, Seymour Gelber, Neisen O. Kasdin, Sy Eisenberg, Susan F. Gottlieb, David T. Pearlson, Martin Shapiro, Nancy Liebman, Abe Resnick, The Greater Miami Hebrew Academy and Daughters of Israel, Inc. U.S. District Court, Southern District of Florida, Case No. 92-1594-CIV-Graham, to Extend the Effective Date of the Settlement Agreement Through and Including December 31, 1999.

Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(City Attorney's Office)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23170 adopted. Christina Cuervo and Legal Department to handle.

 

C7B Commission Memorandum No. 365-99

A Resolution Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to Execute a Subordination Agreement in Favor of Citibank, F.S.B. for that Certain Multi-Family Housing Rehabilitation Program Matching Grant Agreement, Dated April 19, 1996, between the City and L.V.S. Investments, Inc. for the Rehabilitation of the Florence Manor Apartments, Located at 1946 and 1956 Marseille Drive, Miami Beach.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Community/Economic Development)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23171 adopted. Christina Cuervo to handle.

 

C7C Commission Memorandum No. 366-99

A Resolution Authorizing the City Manager, or His Designee, to Submit Two Applications to the Florida Department of State, Grants and Education Section of the Bureau of Historic Preservation, for ADA Compliance and Rehabilitation For: 1) Fire Station #2 in the Amount of $250,000 with a Match of $375,000; and 2) the Colony Theater in the Amount of $225,000 with a Match of $780,000; and Authorizing the Acceptance of the Grants, if Awarded.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Community/Economic Development)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23172 adopted. Christina Cuervo to handle.

 

C7D Commission Memorandum No. 367-99

A Resolution Authorizing the City Manager, or His Designee, to Submit Two Applications to the Florida Department of Community Affairs for Grants from the Florida Communities Trust to Defray the Costs of Acquiring: 1) the Alaska Parcel and 2) the Mirabella Property; and Authorizing the Acceptance of Grants, if Awarded.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Community/Economic Development)

ACTION: Item separated and heard during the afternoon session. Discussion held.

Mayor Kasdin stated that the Administration needs to do a further analysis of the Mirabella site, including the other 2 or 3 parcels on the site, from 60th to 63rd Streets addressing: 1) the need for a park/open space in the area; 2) ways to alleviate traffic congestion in the area which could be incorporated into the transportation plan.

Motion made by Commissioner Liebman to adopt the resolution as submitted by the Administration; seconded by Mayor Kasdin; voice vote: 3 in favor (Mayor Kasdin and Commissioners Cruz and Liebman); 4 opposed: (Vice-Mayor Gottlieb and Commissioners Dermer, Shapiro and Smith); motion failed.

Resolution No. 99-23177 adopted as amended: deleting the Alaska Parcel and approving the Mirabella site. Motion made by Commissioner Shapiro; seconded by Vice-Mayor Gottlieb; voice vote: 6-1; opposed: Commissioner Liebman.

Vice-Mayor Gottlieb directed Administration to develop a total plan for the area and a specific plan for the Mirabella site with the assistance of a consultant, if needed.

Handout: Public Value Inquiry report on 50 S Washington Ave.

 

C7E Commission Memorandum No. 368-99

A Resolution Adopting the First Amendment to the Budget and Appropriating Funds for the Police Special Revenue-Capital Account for Fiscal Year 1998/99, in the Amount of $24,505, Such Account Funded by Unclaimed Evidence Currently Held in the Police Special Revenue-Capital Account.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Police Department)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23173 adopted. Chief Barreto and Patricia Walker to handle.

 

C7F Commission Memorandum No. 369-99

A Resolution Authorizing the City of Miami Beach Police Department to Apply for a Grant and, if Funded, Budget and Appropriate Funds, in the Amount of $98,437, Under the United States Department of Justice Bulletproof Vest Partnership Program.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Police Department)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23174 adopted. Chief Barreto to handle.

 

C7G Commission Memorandum No. 370-99

A Resolution Approving the Award of a Grant to the City Under the Drug Control and System Improvement Program and Authorizing the Mayor and the City Clerk to Execute a Cooperative Agreement between the City and Miami-Dade County Providing for a Lincoln Road Community Policing Enhancement Program; Said Agreement to be Provided by Miami-Dade County and Subject to Review by the Administration and the City Attorney's Office; Appropriating $61,875 in Grant Funds; and Authorizing the Expenditure of Said Grant Funds.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Police Department)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23175 adopted. Chief Barreto to handle.

 

C7H Commission Memorandum No. 371-99

A Resolution Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to Execute Amendment No. 1 to the October 21, 1998 Agreement with Urban Resource Group for North Bay Road and West Avenue, in an Amount Not to Exceed $11,850, for Traffic Analysis, Permitting and Preparation of Construction Documents, as Required by Miami-Dade County and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), to Implement the Traffic Modifications at the Intersection of Alton Road and 20th Street.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Public Works)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23176 adopted. Julio Grave de Peralta to handle.

 

End of Consent Agenda

 

REGULAR AGENDA

R5 - Ordinances

R5A Commission Memorandum No. 372-99

An Ordinance Amending Chapter 2 of the Miami Beach City Code Entitled "Administration", Amending Article 3, Entitled "Agencies, Boards, and Committees", Amending Division 25, Entitled "Transportation and Parking Committee", by Amending the Composition of the Committee to Substitute Representation from the Washington Avenue Task Force for the Washington Avenue Association; 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. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman; seconded by Commissioner Cruz; ballot vote: 6-0; absent: Vice-Mayor Gottlieb. Second reading and public hearing scheduled for June 9th at 11:00 a.m. R. Parcher to publish notice. Judy Hoanshelt to place on Commission agenda.

 

R5B Commission Memorandum No. 373-99

An Ordinance Amending Chapter 102, Entitled "Taxation"; by Amending Section 102-379, Entitled "Schedule of Taxes", to Create a New Business License Category for Valet Parking Operators Who Conduct their Operations on Public Property; Providing for Severability; Codification; Repealer; and an Effective Date. 10:15 a.m. Public Hearing, Second and Final Reading

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Ordinance.

(Finance Department)

(First Reading 5/12/99)

ACTION: Public hearing held. Ordinance No. 99-3184 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman; seconded by Vice-Mayor Gottlieb; ballot vote: 5-0: absent: Commissioners Shapiro and Smith. Patricia Walker and Jackie Gonzalez to handle.

Handout: Speakerís List

 

R5C Commission Memorandum No. 374-99

An Ordinance Amending Ordinance No. 789, the Classified Employees' Salary Ordinance, for the Classifications in Group V, Being Those Classifications Covered by the Government Supervisors Association of Florida, in Accordance with the Negotiated Agreement, Increasing the Maximum of the Salary Range for Each Classification by 8% Retroactively, Effective October 1, 1998; Retroactively, by 3% Effective the First Pay Period Ending in May 1999; and by 3% Effective the First Pay Period Ending in May 2000; Increasing the Salary of Each Employee by 3% Effective the First Pay Period Ending in May 1999 and by 3% Effective the First Pay Period Ending in May 2000; Providing for a Repealer, Severability, Codification, and Effective Dates. 11:00 a.m. Public Hearing, Second and Final Reading

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Ordinance.

(Human Resources)

(First Reading 5/12/99)

ACTION: Public hearing held. Ordinance No. 99-3185 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Cruz; seconded by Vice-Mayor Gottlieb; ballot vote: 5-0; absent: Commissioners Shapiro and Smith. Patricia Walker and T. C. Adderly to handle.

 

R5D Commission Memorandum No. 375-99

An Ordinance Amending Subpart B of the Land Development Regulations of the City Code; Amending Chapter 118, Entitled "Administration and Review Procedures"; Amending Article X, Entitled "Historic Preservation"; Amending Division 4, Entitled "Designation"; Amending Section 118-593, Entitled "Historic Preservation Designation"; Amending Subsection 118-593(E), Entitled "Delineation on Zoning Map" by Designating the Palm View Historic District, Consisting of a Certain Area Defined by the Following Boundaries: The South Side of Dade Boulevard between Lenox Court and Meridian Avenue (Inclusive of the Collins Canal), the North Side of 17th Street between Lenox Court and Meridian Avenue, the East Side of Lenox Court between Dade Boulevard and 17th Street, and the West Side of Meridian Avenue between Dade Boulevard and 17th Street (Excluding the Meridian Avenue/Dade Boulevard Bridge over the Collins Canal), as More Particularly Described Herein; Providing that the City's Zoning Map Shall be Amended to Include the Palm View Historic District; Adopting the Designation Report Hereto as Appendix "A"; Providing for Inclusion in the Land Development Regulations of the City Code, Repealer, Severability, and an Effective Date. 10:30 a.m. Public Hearing, Second and Final Reading

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Ordinance.

(Planning Department)

(First Reading 4/28/99)

ACTION: Public hearing opened and continued to June 9th at 10:30 a.m. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman; seconded by Vice-Mayor Gottlieb; voice vote: 5-0; absent: Commissioners Shapiro and Smith. R. Parcher to publish notice ordinance language and map.

 

R5E Commission Memorandum No. 376-99

An Ordinance Amending the Code of the City of Miami Beach, Florida, Amending Chapter 130 Entitled "Off Street Parking", Section 130-68 Entitled "Commercial and Noncommercial Parking Garages" by Clarifying the Requirements for Architectural Compatibility of Parking Garages as a Main Use in Residential Zoning Districts; by Allowing Commercial Uses in the First Floor Frontage of Such Parking Garages Located in an RM-2 District which is Adjacent to an RM-3 District; by Limiting the Residential or Commercial Space Associated with Such Parking Garages to 25% of the Total Floor Area of the Garage; by Limiting the Height of Such Parking Garages; Providing for Inclusion in the Code of the City of Miami Beach, Florida; Repealer; Severability; and an Effective Date. First Reading

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

(Planning Department)

ACTION: Ordinance approved on first reading. Administration to review the language in the following areas for the second reading:

1) Reduce the 25% retail use and accompanying parking;

2) Number of neighborhoods affected;

3) Review the retail uses on the west side of Collins Avenue from 25th to 44th Streets;

4) No retail stores on Collins Avenue from 60th to 63rd Streets;

5) Retail uses must be compatible with the surrounding areas.

6) Review impact of commercial use on West Ave.

Motion made by Commissioner Liebman; seconded by Commissioner Smith; ballot vote: 6-0; absent: Commissioner Dermer. Second reading and public hearing scheduled for June 23rd at 11:00 a.m. Dean Grandin to handle. R. Parcher to publish notice. Judy Hoanshelt to place on Commission agenda.

 

R5F City Attorney Commission Memorandum No. 377-99

An Ordinance Establishing a Temporary Moratorium to be Effective through September 30, 1999 on: a) The Issuance of New Certificates of Use and Occupational Licenses for Establishments Located on Any Property which has a Lot Line on Lincoln Road, from the Atlantic Ocean on the East to Biscayne Bay on the West, which will Allow Dancing as a Use After the Effective Date of this Ordinance, and b) The Expansion of Uses Under Existing Certificates of Use and Occupational Licenses for Establishments Located on any Property which has a Lot Line on Lincoln Road, from the Atlantic Ocean on the East to Biscayne Bay on the West, which do not Currently Allow, but Seek to Allow, Dancing as a Use After the Effective Date of this Ordinance, in Order to Consider and Fully Implement, if Adopted, Amendments to the Miami Beach City Code Amending the Definitions, Operational Requirements, and Licensing Procedures related to Restaurants, Nightclubs, Supper Clubs, Dance Halls, Bars, Entertainment Establishments, and Alcoholic Beverage Establishments; Providing for Severability; and Providing for an Effective Date. 5:01 p.m. Public Hearing, First Reading

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

(Requested by Commissioner Nancy Liebman)

ACTION: Ordinance approved on first reading. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman; seconded by Commissioner Cruz; ballot vote: 6-0; absent: Commissioner Dermer. Second reading and public hearing scheduled for June 9th at 2:30 p.m. R. Parcher to publish notice ordinance language and map. Judy Hoanshelt to place on Commission agenda.

 

R7 - Resolutions

R7A Commission Memorandum No. 388-99

A Resolution Approving on First Reading, the Development Agreement, in Accordance with the Requirements of the Florida Local Government Development Agreement Act, between the City of Miami Beach and Lincoln Plaza Partners LLC, for Development of the Site Located at 17th Street and Lincoln Lane and Jefferson and Michigan Avenues and Setting the Second Public Hearing for Consideration of the Development Agreement on June 23, 1999, and Further Setting a Public Hearing, Pursuant to Section 82-36 through 82-40 of the Code of the City of Miami Beach, on June 23, 1999, for Approval of the Lease Agreements between the City of Miami Beach and Lincoln Plaza Partners LLC to Lease the Site Located between 17th Street and Lincoln Lane and Jefferson and Michigan Avenues. 2:00 p.m., First Public Hearing

(City Manager's Office - Submitted Under Separate Cover)

ACTION: Public hearing opened. Assistant City Manager Christina Cuervo presented the item to the Commission. The following concerns were expressed during the public hearing: building size, building impact on the neighborhood, type of tenants, traffic congestion/ingress/egress, security, setbacks and landscaping. Discussion held.

Commissioner Smith questioned what are the City's rights to audit the operation to ensure that the gross revenues are correct.

Section 2.1 on page 12 should read parcel 2 only and not parcels 2 and 3.

Commissioner Liebman questioned if anything will be included in the agreement to accommodate residential and/or decal parking. Christina Cuervo stated that there are presently 100 decal owners using the lot. Administration and Legal Department to see if a safe guard can be included to prevent "nuisance businesses".

Vice-Mayor Gottlieb expressed concerns with the "Term": Garage parking rates shall not be less than the City/Agency rates or more than the highest garage parking rates charged in Miami-Dade County. Administration and Developer to work on new language.

Planning Board will review the proposed uses on GU zoned land abutting residential neighborhoods.

Resolution No. 99-23178 adopted as amended: Motion made by Commissioner Liebman to amend:

1) The 6th WHEREAS clause to read: "....a joint venture composed of entities owned by Scott Robbins and R. Donahue Peebles......";

2) The NOW THEREFORE clause changing the second public hearing date for the Development Agreement from June 23 to July 7th at 2:30 and the Public Hearing for the lease agreement (pursuant to the Shapiro ordinance) from June 23 to July 7th at 2:31 p.m. motion seconded by Commissioner Smith; voice vote: 7-0. Christina Cuervo to handle. R. Parcher to publish notices (determine if a map is required). Judy Hoanshelt to place on Commission agenda.

Christina Cuervo, Patricia Walker, Larry Levy, Mayra Diaz Buttacavoli, Jackie Gonzalez and staff were commended by the Commission for their excellent work.

Handout: Speakerís List

 

R7B Commission Memorandum No. 389-99

A Resolution Approving on First Reading, the Development Agreement, in Accordance with the Requirements of the Florida Local Government Development Agreement Act, between the City of Miami Beach and 16th Street Partners LLC, for Development of the Site Located at Washington Avenue and 16th Street, and Setting the Second Public Hearing for Consideration of the Development Agreement on June 23, 1999, and Further Setting a Public Hearing, Pursuant to Section 82-36 through 82-40 of the Code of the City of Miami Beach, on June 23, 1999, for Approval of the Lease Agreements between the City of Miami Beach and 16th Street Partners LLC, to Lease the Site Located at Washington Avenue and 16th Street. 2:30 p.m., First Public Hearing

(City Manager's Office)

(Submitted Under Separate Cover)

ACTION: Public hearing held. Discussion held. Resolution No. 99-23179 adopted as amended. Motion made by Vice-Mayor Gottlieb to approve on first reading and set another first public hearing for June 9th at 2:00 p.m. for the Development Agreement and a public hearing for the Lease Agreement (pursuant to the Shapiro ordinance) scheduled for June 23rd at 2:31 p.m. R. Parcher to publish notice (determine if a map is required); seconded by Commissioner Liebman; voice vote: 6-1; opposed: Commissioner Shapiro.

Vice-Mayor Gottlieb expressed concerns with the "Term": Garage parking rates shall not be less than the City/Agency rates or more than the highest garage parking rates charged in Miami-Dade County. Administration and Developer to work on new language. Christina Cuervo to handle.

Commissioner Liebman questioned if anything will be included in the agreement to accommodate residential and/or decal parking. Christina Cuervo stated that there are presently 10 decal permits for this lot.

 

R7C Commission Memorandum No. 390-99

A Resolution Authorizing and Directing the Administration to Proceed in the Development of a Parking Garage at 10th Street and Collins Avenue and to Terminate Negotiations with Park One, Inc.

(City Manager's Office)

(Submitted Under Separate Cover)

ACTION: Resolution not adopted. Discussion held. Administration directed to negotiate terms with Park One, Inc. and to report back at the June 9th Commission meeting. Christina Cuervo to handle. Judy Hoanshelt to place on Commission agenda.

Commissioner Smith requested a status report at the June 9th Commission meeting on the settlement negotiations with KTKL. Legal Department to handle. Judy Hoanshelt to place on Commission agenda.

Handout: Spreadsheet of "Bottom Line Comparisons Park one Project v. City Project"

 

R7D Commission Memorandum No. 385-99

A Resolution Ratifying Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement between the Miami Beach Redevelopment Agency and Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., Approved under Resolution No. 99-23073, for Professional Engineering and Landscape Architectural Services, in the Amount Not to Exceed $389,100 for Preparation of Construction Documents, Bidding and Permitting Services for the South Pointe Redevelopment Area First Phase of 3rd Street from Michigan Avenue to Ocean Drive, and Washington Avenue from 5th Street to South Pointe Drive. Joint City Commission and Redevelopment Agency

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Public Works)

(Deferred from 5/12/99)

ACTION: Heard in conjunction with RDA item 2A Discussion held. Presentations were made by Julio Grave de Peralta, Public Works Director, and Mr. Russell Barnes, a representative of Kimley-Horn. Resolution No. 99-23180 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman; seconded by Vice-Mayor Gottlieb; voice vote: 5-0; absent: Commissioners Shapiro and Smith. Julio Grave de Peralta to handle.

Commissioner Liebman questioned if this will go through the joint Finance and Land Use Committee process and then proceed into the construction phase and whether or not there will be an oversight of the landscape project by the South Pointe Advisory Board. She recommended that the South Pointe Advisory Board act as an oversight committee similar to the Cultural Campus Oversight Committee.

Handout:

1) Miami Herald article dated Thursday, January 27, 1994 titled: Some fear "condo Canyon" on South Pointe.

2) Pictures (9)

3) Speakersí List

 

R7E Commission Memorandum No. 386-99

A Resolution Ratifying Amendment No. 2 to the Agreement between the Miami Beach Redevelopment Agency and Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., Approved under Resolution No. 99-23073, for Professional Engineering and Landscape Architectural Services, in the Amount Not to Exceed $103,800 for Surveying, Preparation of Construction Documents, Bidding and Permitting Services for the Washington Avenue Roadway Extension, as Provided for in the Portofino Settlement Agreement, to be Included as Part of Phase I of the South Pointe Redevelopment Area Streetscape Project, and the Appropriation in the Amount of $1 Million by the Miami Beach Redevelopment Agency. (Resolution in Legal - To be Submitted) Joint City Commission and Redevelopment Agency.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Public Works)

ACTION: Heard in conjunction with RDA item 3A Discussion held. Resolution No. 99-23181 adopted. Motion made by Vice-Mayor Gottlieb; seconded by Commissioner Cruz; voice vote: 5-0; absent: Commissioners Shapiro and Smith. Julio Grave de Peralta to handle.

 

R7F Commission Memorandum No. 387-99

A Resolution Granting Conceptual Approval of "At-Grade Alternative 1-B", as Proposed by the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), for the Intersection of 63rd Street and Indian Creek Drive; Granting an Eight (8) Foot Wide Easement, or Otherwise Conveying to the FDOT, an Eight (8) Foot Wide Strip of Land along the East Property Line of Brittany Bay Park, Abutting Indian Creek Drive in Furtherance of Access and Right-of-Way Purposes for the Project; and Further Urging the FDOT to Expedite the Funding and Implementation of this Project.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Public Works)

ACTION: Deferred to June 9th Commission meeting. Judy Hoanshelt to place on Commission agenda.

Vice-Mayor Gottlieb requested that residents and homeowner associations on Allison and La Gorce Islands be notified as well as other neighborhood associations in North Beach.

 

R7G Commission Memorandum No. 391-99

A Resolution Approving the City of Miami Beach/Miami Beach Redevelopment Agency Capital Improvement Program 1999-2004; Approving Certain Projects Within Such Program for Possible Inclusion in a Proposed General Obligation Bond Offering. Joint City Commission and Redevelopment Agency

(Finance Department)

(Submitted Under Separate Cover)

ACTION: Heard in conjunction with RDA item 3C. Resolution not adopted.

Discussion held. Commissioner Cruz stated that the City is improving the parks for $15 million and another $11 million or so and the issue of maintenance and operation has not been addressed.

Mayor Kasdin stated that the list needs to be further reviewed and a lower dollar figure developed.

Vice-Mayor Gottlieb expressed concern over the golf courses and that a decision needs to be reached on the property and questioned why the golf courses were not included in the listing and further requested that the park improvements be taken out.

Administration to review the revised CIP with the Mayor and each Commissioner individually and then hold a Commission Workshop seeking public input and comments to be scheduled after the revisions to the CIP have been made.

Patricia Walker to handle.

 

R7H City Attorney Commission Memorandum No.

A Resolution Requesting State Insurance Commissioner Bill Nelson to Convene an Independent Panel to Review the Available Life Safety Systems.

(Requested by Commissioner Martin Shapiro)

(Documents in Legal - To be Submitted)

ACTION: Withdrawn.

 

R7I Memorandum from Commissioner Jose Smith

A Resolution Supporting a Partnership with Barry University and the Miami Beach Housing Authority for a Grant from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Hispanic Servicing Institutions Assisting Communities (HSIAC) in Order to Fund a Youth Center Proposed for the North Beach Area of the City of Miami Beach.

Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Requested by Commissioner Jose Smith)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23182 adopted. Motion made by Vice-Mayor Gottlieb; seconded by Commissioner Cruz; voice vote: 5-0; absent: Commissioners Shapiro and Smith. Janet Gavarrete to handle.

Resolution No. 99-23183 adopted. Motion made by Vice-Mayor Gottlieb approving and authorizing the City Manager to issue a Certification of Consistency with the City's Consolidated Plan to Barry University School of Social Work Academy for Better Communities to Utilize Grant funds; seconded by Commissioner Liebman; voice vote: 5-0; absent: Commissioners Shapiro and Smith. Christina Cuervo to handle.

 

R9 - New Business and Commission Requests

 

R9A Commission Memorandum No. 378-99

Board and Committee Appointments for the Meeting of May 26, 1999.

(City Clerk's Office)

ACTION: The following appointments were made:

Marine Authority

Keith Hartley term expires 12/31/2000 City Commission

Barbara Patchen term expires 12/31/2000 City Commission

Golf Advisory Committee:

Dr. David Russin term expires 12/31/2000 City Commission

Community Relations Board:

Rabbi Dudai term expires 12/31/2000 Commissioner Smith

R. Parcher to notify appointees and notify City Commission of appointments which need to be made.

Commissioner Liebman requested that a time certain be scheduled in the A.M. for appointments on June 9th.

 

R9B Discussion regarding a Draft Proposal by the City's Safety Committee for Bus Route "W".

(Requested by Commissioner Simon Cruz)

(Deferred from 5/12/99)

ACTION: Item presented by Commissioner Cruz. City Commission supports proposed bus route changes as presented. Administration directed to work with Miami-Dade County Transportation Department to implement the changes. Julio Grave de Peralta to handle.

 

R9C The Committee of the Whole will Meet During Lunch Break in the City Manager's Large Conference Room regarding the Fiscal Year 1999/00 Proposed Operating Budget Request for the Office of the Mayor and City Commission.

ACTION: Meeting held. See L.T.C. 110-1999.

R9D Discussion regarding the City's Acceptance of a Donation of Public Access Improvements.

(Requested by Commissioner Nancy Liebman)

ACTION: Withdrawn.

 

R9E A Closed Meeting, Pursuant to Florida Statute Section 447.605(1), of the Mayor and City Commission, City Manager, and Other Representatives will take Place During the Lunch Break in the City Manager's Large Conference Room regarding a Discussion Relative to Collective Bargaining.

(City Manager's Office)

ACTION: Meeting held.

 

End of Regular Agenda

Reports and Informational Items

A Commission Memorandum No. 379-99

Status Report on the Cultural Campus.

(City Manager's Office)

ACTION: Written report submitted.

 

B Commission Memorandum No. 380-99

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

(City Manager's Office)

ACTION: Written report submitted.

 

C Commission Memorandum No. 381-99

Status Report on the Progress of North Beach Construction.

(Public Works)

ACTION: Written report submitted.

 

D Commission Memorandum No. 382-99

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

(Public Works)

ACTION: Written report submitted.

 

E Commission Memorandum No. 383-99

An Analysis of Actual Revenues and Expenses for the Quarter Ended March 31, 1999, with Operating Budget Projections Through September 30, 1999, for General, Enterprise, and Internal Service Funds.

(Office of Management and Budget)

ACTION: Written report submitted.

 

F Commission Memorandum No. 384-99

An Analysis of Performance Measurement Achievements for the Quarter Ended March 31, 1999, Within the Departments of Code Compliance, Fire, Fleet Management, Parks & Recreation, Planning, and Risk Management.

(Office of Management and Budget)

ACTION: Written report submitted.

 

 

Miami Beach Redevelopment Agency

Commission Chambers, 3rd Floor, City Hall

1700 Convention Center Drive

May 26, 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

A Redevelopment Agency Memorandum No. 99-27

A Resolution Approving and Authorizing the Chairman and Secretary to Execute Amendment No. 1 to the Agreement with Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., Approved under Resolution No. 314-99 for Professional Engineering and Landscape Architectural Services, in the Amount Not to Exceed $389,100 for Preparation of Construction Documents, Bidding and Permitting Services for the South Pointe Redevelopment Area First Phase of 3rd Street from Michigan Avenue to Ocean Drive, and Washington Avenue from 5th Street to South Pointe Drive. Joint City Commission and Redevelopment Agency

(Deferred from 5/12/99)

ACTION: Heard in conjunction with Commission item R7D. Discussion held. Resolution No. 319-99 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Cruz; seconded by Commissioner Liebman; voice vote: 5-0; absent: Commissioners Shapiro and Smith. Julio Grave de Peralta to handle.

See Commission item R7D for action.

Handout:

1) Miami Herald article dated Thursday, January 27, 1994 titled: Some fear "condo Canyon" on South Pointe.

2) Pictures (9)

 

3. NEW BUSINESS

A. Redevelopment Agency Memorandum No. 99-28

A Resolution of the Chairman and Members of the Miami Beach Redevelopment Agency Approving Amendment No. 2 to the Agreement between the Miami Beach Redevelopment Agency and Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., Approved under Resolution No. 314-99, for Professional Engineering and Landscape Architectural Services, in the Amount Not to Exceed $103,800 for Surveying, Preparation of Construction Documents, Bidding and Permitting Services for the Washington Avenue Roadway Extension, as Provided for in the Portofino Settlement Agreement, to be Included as Part of Phase I of the South Pointe Redevelopment Area Streetscape Project, and Appropriating $1 Million from the South Pointe Tax Increment Funds for this Work. Joint City Commission and Redevelopment Agency.

ACTION: Heard in conjunction with Commission item R7E. Discussion held. Resolution No. 320-99 adopted. Motion made by Vice-Mayor Gottlieb; seconded by Commissioner Liebman; voice vote: 5-0; absent: Commissioners Shapiro and Smith.

 

B. Redevelopment Agency Memorandum No. 99-29

A Resolution of the Chairman and Members of the Miami Beach Redevelopment Agency, 1) Appropriating $39,869.85 from Available 1998 Tax Increment Revenue Bonds in Order to Reimburse RDP Royal Palm Limited Partnership for Remediation Costs Incurred in Connection with the Royal Palm Crowne Plaza Resort Project in Accordance with the Indemnification Clause in Section 35 of the Hotel Development Agreement between the Miami Beach Redevelopment Agency and RDP Royal Palm Limited Partnership; and 2) Appropriating $688 to Fund Additional Mechanical Permit Fees for the Royal Palm Crowne Plaza Resort Project in Accordance with Section 6.3(a) of the Hotel Development Agreement between the Miami Beach Redevelopment Agency and RDP Royal Palm Limited Partnership.

ACTION: Resolution No. 321-99 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Cruz; seconded by Commissioner Liebman; voice vote: 5-0; absent: Commissioners Shapiro and Smith.

Vice-Mayor Gottlieb requested a progress report and timeline of the construction of the Royal Palm. Administration to report via an L.T.C.

Commissioner Cruz requested as part of the L.T.C. to report on the ongoing issues of development costs.

 

C. Redevelopment Agency Memorandum No. 99-30

A Resolution of the Chairman and Members of the Miami Beach Redevelopment Agency, Approving the City of Miami Beach/Miami Beach Redevelopment Agency (RDA) Capital Improvement Program 1999-2004. Joint City Commission and Redevelopment Agency.

(Finance Department - Submitted Under Separate Cover)

ACTION: Heard in conjunction with Commission item R7G. See action R7G.

 

End of Agenda

The Commission meeting was adjourned at 6:06 p.m.