City of Miami Beach - City Commission Meeting
Commission Chambers, 3rd Floor, City Hall
1700 Convention Center Drive
July 26, 2000

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AFTERACTION

CONSENT AGENDA

PA1 Cert. of Apprec/Steve Davidson, Wolfson Ctr., MB Video Footage.(Kasdin) 1

PA2 Pres./by State Rep. Elaine Bloom,$100,000 Check, FRDAP.

PA3 New Item: Introduction, New Executive Director, MB Housing Authority.

C2A BA 81-99/00, Purchase of Carbonless Paper, $14,315.45. 3

C2B BA 104-99/00, Elevator Modifications, Convention Center, $58,100. 7

C2C BA 106-99/00, Install Floor/Freezer, Repl. Insulation @ Conv. Ctr.$34,944.9

C2D SO, Install PC Hardware/Software for CH & Police Dept., $279,322.80. 13

C2E SO, PC Software, E-Mail, Internet Access, In-House Web Site, $82,553.88. 17

C2F BA 103-99/00, Landscape Maintenance Services, $67,932. 21

C2G BA 22-99/00, Install 2 Athletic Scoreboards, $44,779, Flamingo Park. 41

C2H PO, Purchase Radios for Parks/Landscape & Police Dept., $49,393.05. 43

C2I BA 93-99/00, Rock, Soil and Sand, $69,090. 45

C2J BA, 87-99/00, Asphaltic Concrete, Strip Streets & Parking Lots, $466,840.49

C2K PO, (3) Mack MR688 Refuse Packer Garbage Trucks, $414,630.60. 53

C2L PO, (2) Dual Sweepers, Sanitation, $181,056. SM

C2M PO, Regenerative Air Street Sweeper, $107,530.25. SM

C2N PO, Heavy Duty Street Sweeper Vehicles, 74,690. SM

C4A Ref: Land Use Comm., Cult. Arts Lease Exten. & City Relocation. 55

C4B Ref: Fin. & Citywide Proj. Comm., Capital Improv. Prog. 2000-05. 57

C4C Ref: Neighborhoods Comm., Prohibit Animals in Public Parks & Beaches. 59

C4D Ref: Land Use Comm., Miami-Dade Comm. College Campus on MB. (Kasdin) 61

C4E Ref: Community Affairs Comm., Bass Museum Naming Opportunities.(Liebman)63

C7A Place 35 Banners, Sept. 4-18, Annual Intl. Ballet Festival. 65

C7B Place 25 Banners, Sept. 8-18, 12th Intl. Genome Seq. & Analysis Conf. 73

C7C W-Place 50 Banners, Aug. 4-15, Jafra Cosmetics Intl. Women 2000. 81

C7D Place 28 Banners, Aug. 15-Sept. 1, Miami Home Design & Remod. Show. 89

C7E Select Mural Design for West Wall of Jackie Gleason's Theatre. 93

C7F S-Issue RFP, Management & Operation of Food Concession at Bass Museum. 95

C7G RFP, 116-99/00, Design/Reinstall Bass Museum Exhibitions. 141

C7H Execute Release of Utility Easement Affecting City-Owned Property. 185

C7I S-Submit Grant Application for Latin American Sister Cities Wk Project. 191

C7J Joint, Authorize City Manager to Sign all Contracts. 213/SM

C7K S-Execute HOME Agreement with Florida Fair Housing Corp., $399,800. 217

C7L Submit Grant Application for Urban Infill Eco. Development Study. 247

C7M Execute Grant Agmt. w/ Fla. Dept. of State, to Renov. Colony Theater. 251

C7N Amend Funding for 77th Street Beautification Project. 273

C7O Execute Agmts. to Implement CDBG & ESG Activities. 275

C7P Appropr. Funds to Accomplish A/C Retrofit for MB Conv. Ctr. Chiller. 301

C7Q Approp. $300,000 to the Shane Watersport Center. 305

C7R File Memo of Understanding Betw. US Coast Guard Cutters & Fire Dept. 307

C7S Execute Agreement, Jobs and Education Partnerships. 317

C7T Reappoint Edward Margolis for Priv. Sec. Business Seat, JEP Board. 329

C7U Approp. Funds from 1999 $92M GO Bond, Flamingo Park Baseball Lighting. 333

C7V Issue RFP 114-99/00, Management & Operation of CMB Golf Courses. 337

C7W S-Endorse Application by NBDC, Designation, Altos Del Mar. 451

C7X Approve 9th Amendment, to Police Confiscation Trust Fund FY 99/00. 455

C7Y Accept Addt'l Funds for the Linc. Rd. Policing Enhancing Program Grant. 461

C7Z Waive Bidding & Negotiate PO, Replace Kalwall Panels. 5/7 463

C7AA Approve Change Orders, Expansion & Renovation of the Bass Museum. 471

C7BB Execute Agmt. w/ Brown & Brown, Addt'l Services at Conv. Ctr & TOPA. 475

C7CC Approve Change Orders, Replace Roof of Conv. Ctr & TOPA. 483

C7DD Rank Proposals, Lincoln Road Directory Structures. 489/SM

C7EE Appropr. Funds, Develop Constr. Docum. Lighting & Fountains, Linc. Rd. 497

C7FF Execute Agmt. w/ Falcon & Bueno, Altos Del Mar Park Project. 501

C7GG Execute Agmt. w/ Rosenberg Design Group, Belle Isle Park Project. 505

C7HH Execute Agmt. w/ Kimley-Horn, Allison Prk & NB Recr. Corridor Proj. SM


REGULAR AGENDA

R2A PO, Purchase Office Furniture for the Bass Museum, $65,833.64. 5/7 A

R5A 9:30 a.m.,1st Rdg,Amend Ord. 1605,Unclas.City Attor. Empl. Sal. Range. 509

R5B 10:30 a.m.,2nd Rdg,Open/Cont. to 5:02 p.m.,Prov. Modular License Fees. 515

R5C 10:45 a.m., 2nd Rdg, Increase Water Supply Service Charge. 523

R5D 4:00 p.m., 1st Rdg, Permit Beer & Wine in Motion Pict. Theaters. 5/7 533

R5E 5:00 p.m.,1st Rdg, After Hours Dance Halls-Hours of Operation. 5/7 545

R5F 11:00 a.m., 2nd Rdg, Modific. to Hist. Preser. Brd & Sec. Code. 5/7 561

R5G 11:05 a.m., 1st Rdg, Amend Ord. 1901, Retir. Sys., Gen. Empl.(Garcia) 601

R5H 1st Rdg, Procedures Regarding Tree Permits and Plants. (Liebman) 605

R5I 1st Rdg, Locking Devices Required for Firearms. (Kasdin/Bower) 615

R6A Report: Land Use & Development Committee Meeting of 7/17/00. 623

R6B 2:00 p.m., Oral Report: Neighborhoods Committee Meeting of 7/25/00. 627

R6C 11:05 a.m., Oral Report: Fin. & Citywide Proj. Comm. Mtg of 7/24/00. 629

R7A 2:00 p.m., Award $658,000 in Cultural Arts Grants for FY 2000/01. 631

R7B 2:00 p.m. Issue RFP, Future Mgmt & Operation of Colony Theatre. 669

R7C 3:00 p.m., Open/Cont Approve Settlement Agmt w/Ritz Plaza. 737

R7D 5:01 p.m., Establish Temp. Moratorium, Dance Hall Hrs of Operation.5/7 777

R7E 2:30 p.m.,Appropr.,$514,640 from Resort Tax Fund FY 1998/99,NB Improv. 781

R7F 10:15 a.m., Accept RFQ 101-99/00, Collection & Disposal of Waste. 807

R7G Joint, Approve 4th Extension & Clarif. Agmt to Cobb Development Agmt. 813

R7H Approve RFP, Enhance Lobby of TOPA & Repl. Carpet @ Conv. Center. 835

R7I 10:45 a.m., Authorize Loan, Capital Proj. & Equip. Acquis. Program. 839

R7J 10:45 a.m., Issue Revenue Bonds, Improvements to Water & Sew. Utility. 915

R7K Approp. Funds, Purchase (2) Pierce Dash 2000 55 Foot Skybooms. 1045

R7L Authorize Use of Miami City Ballet Bldg. as Hurricane Post. 1053

R7M 5:15 p.m., Adopt 2nd Amendment to the FY 1999/00 Budget. 1061

R7N 5:15 p.m., Set Oper./Debt Serv. & Rolled Back Mill. Rates FY 2000/01. 1067

R7O 5:15 p.m., Set Oper. Mill. Rate, Normandy Shores Neigh. Improv. Proj. 1075

R7P Nego. Contract, Disaster Planning, Response & Recovery Services. 1081

R7Q 10:05 a.m., Empl. Agmt w/ Jorge M. Gonzalez, City Manager.(Kasdin) 1085

R7R Support M-Dade's Reso., Re: Self Governance for Municipalities.(Garcia)1097

R7S Appoint Ramirez & Co., Provide Underwriting Services for the City. 5/7 A

R7T Apply Funds to Offset Increases in Water & Sewer Fees.(Dermer) 5/7 A

R9A Board and Committee Appointments. 1103

R9B 5:30 p.m., Disc. Procurement's Process of Providing Notices.(Garcia) 1151

R9C Disc. Fund Kid's/Community Calendars, Renov. Dade Pub. Schools.(Bower) 1183

R9D Disc. Convention Center/Valet Parking. (Liebman & Bower) 1187

R9E Disc. Miami Beach Community Church Sunday Parking. (Cruz) 1191

R9F Disc. Mayor & Commission Office Space Renovations. (Kasdin) 1193

R9G Disc. Establish Oper./Maint. Plan, Comm., CIP.(Bower) 1195

R9H Disc. Lincoln Road Sidewalk Ordinance. (Cruz) 1197

R9I 9:00 a.m., Award Received at Sister Cities Conference. (Garcia) 1199

R9J Disc. RFP for Audit Services. (Kasdin) 1201

REPORTS AND INFORMATIONAL ITEMS

A Report on Affordable Housing for Teachers. 1207

B Status Report on the Collins Park Cultural Campus. 1211

C 3:30 p.m., Status Report on 72nd Street RFP Negotiations. 1223

D 4:30 p.m., Report on the Sunset Harbour Community Concerns. 1231

E Report on Anticipated Contracts to be Awarded by City Manager,Recess. 1245

F 9:45 a.m., Status Report on Nautilus Middle School/Polo Park Project. 1249

G 5:30 p.m., Informational Report on DemandStar.com. 1263

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY ITEMS - 10:00 A.M.

3A Approp., $975,581 to Relocate Utility Lines @ SSDI-South Parcel. 1

3B Approp., $3.050M for Acquis. of Onyx Property @ Cultural Campus. 15

3C Joint, Execute Exten. & Clarification Agmt, to Cobb Develp't Agmt. 17/SM

3D Execute Lease Agmt w/ Artconnection for Suite #K in Anchor Shops. 39

3E Approp. Revenue Bond Funds to Design New Public Bathrooms at 17th Str. 57

3F Joint, Authorize Executive Director to Sign all Contracts. SM

Call to Order - 9:22 a.m.

Inspirational Message delivered by Dr. Annette Jones, St. John's United Methodist Church

and Pledge of Allegiance delivered by Donald DeLucca, Assistant Chief of Police

Requests for Additions, Withdrawals, and Deferrals

PA - Presentations and Awards

9:24 a.m.

PA1 Certificate of Appreciation to be Presented to Wolfsonian Media Center, Steve Davidson for their Service of Old Video Footage of Miami Beach During the Commission Meeting Breaks.

(Mayor Kasdin)

ACTION: Certificate Presented.

9:28 a.m.

PA2 Presentation to the Mayor and City Commission by State Representative Elaine Bloom of a $100,000 Ceremonial Check from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection - Florida Recreation Development Assistance Program (FRDAP) for a Florida Department 2000/01 Grant Cycle for North Shore Park Renovation Project.

(Parks and Recreation)

ACTION: Ceremonial check for $100,000 was presented to the City Commission by Elaine Bloom and State Senator Ron Silvers.

State Representative Elaine Bloom expressed a special recognition for the Parks and Recreation Department in earning the grant from the Florida Recreation Development Assistance Program (FRDAP); and her honor in having worked with our city commission for the past 18 years.

9:46 a.m.

PA3 Introduction, New Executive Director, Miami Beach Housing Authority.

ACTION: Introduction of Mr. Larry Shoeman.

DISCUSSION ITEM:

Commissioner Cruz stated that he heard the Administration is recommending a parking increase from $13 to $50 per month for those residents in Council Towers who use the surface parking lot directly below the building. Commissioner Cruz ask if an emergency item needs to be placed on this agenda to halt this increase. The Administration stated that it would hold off on the increase until September and that a report will be sent to the Commission. Christina Cuervo and Jackie Gonzalez to handle.

CONSENT AGENDA

Consent Agenda approved. Motion made by Commissioner Bower; seconded by Vice-Mayor Liebman; Voice Vote: 7-0.

C2 - Competitive Bid Reports

10:10 p.m.

C2A Commission Memorandum No. 565-00

Request for Approval to Award a Contract to Colrane Paper Co., Inc., in the Estimated Annual Amount of $14,315.45 Pursuant to Bid No. 81-99/00, for Purchase of Carbonless Paper for the City's Print Shop.

(Central Services)

ACTION: Separated for discussion with items R9B and "G". Award authorized. Motion made by Commissioner Bower; seconded by Vice-Mayor Liebman; Voice Vote: 6-0; Absent: Commissioner Dermer. R. Parcher to handle.

10:10 p.m.

C2B Commission Memorandum No. 566-00

Request for Approval to Award a Contract to the Sole Responsive Bidder, Atlantic Elevator Sales & Services, Inc., in the Amount of $58,100, Pursuant to Bid No. 104-99/00 for Elevator Modifications for the Miami Beach Convention Center.

(Convention Center)

ACTION: Separated for discussion with items R9B and "G". Award authorized. Motion made by Commissioner Bower; seconded by Vice-Mayor Liebman; Voice Vote: 6-0; Absent: Commissioner Dermer. Mayra Diaz Buttacavoli to handle.

10:10 p.m.

C2C Commission Memorandum No. 567-00

Request for Approval to Award a Contract to Molen Gray Development, Inc., in the Total Amount of $34,944, Pursuant to Bid No. 106-99/00, 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.

(Convention Center)

ACTION: Separated for discussion with items R9B and "G". Award authorized. Motion made by Commissioner Bower; seconded by Vice-Mayor Liebman; Voice Vote: 6-0; Absent: Commissioner Dermer. Mayra Diaz Buttacavoli to handle.

C2D Commission Memorandum No. 568-00

Request for Approval to Award a Standing Order to State Contract Vendor Ikon Office Solutions, in the Amount of $279,322.80, for Acquisition and Installation of Computer Hardware and Software to Provide Necessary Enhancements to the City's Network Backbone in City Hall and the Police Facility.

(Information Technology)

ACTION: Standing Order authorized. Kay Randall to handle.

C2E Commission Memorandum No. 569-00

Request for Approval to Issue Purchase Orders to Dell Marketing, L.P., in the Amount of $56,541.00, for Acquisition of Computer Hardware, Pursuant to State Contract #250-040-99-1 and to Software House International, in the Amount of $26,012.88, for Computer Software, Pursuant to State Contract #252-001-001, in the Total Amount of $82,553.88, to Provide E-Mail and Internet Access to City Employees, and to Host the City of Miami Beach's Web Site In-House.

(Information Technology)

ACTION: Award authorized. Gus Lopez to issue a Purchase Order. Kay Randall to handle.

C2F Commission Memorandum No. 570-00

Request for Approval to Award a Contract to Country Bill's Lawn Care, Inc., in the Annual Amount of $67,932.00, Pursuant to Bid No. 103-99/00, for Landscape Maintenance Services.

(Parks & Recreation)

ACTION: Award authorized. Kevin Smith to handle.

10:10 p.m.

C2G Commission Memorandum No. 571-00

Request For Approval to Award a Contract to Santech, Inc., in the Total Amount of $44,779, Pursuant to Bid No. 22-99/00, Furnish and Install Two (2) Athletic Scoreboards at the Flamingo Park's Baseball and Football Stadiums.

(Parks & Recreation)

ACTION: Separated for discussion with items R9B and "G". Award authorized. Motion made by Commissioner Bower; seconded by Vice-Mayor Liebman; Voice Vote: 6-0; Absent: Commissioner Dermer. Kevin Smith to handle.

C2H Commission Memorandum No. 572-00

Request for Approval to Issue Two Purchase Orders to Motorola, Inc., in the Total Amount of $49,393.05, Pursuant to the School District of Palm Beach County Contract No. 99C-127J, for the Purchase of Radios for the Parks/Landscape Division and Police Department.

(Police Department/Parks & Recreation)

ACTION: Separated for discussion. Discussion held. Award authorized. Motion made by Commissioner Garcia to Award; seconded by Commissioner Bower; Voice vote: 7-0. Gus Lopez to issue two Purchase Orders. Chief Barreto and Kevin Smith to handle.

10:10 p.m.

C2I Commission Memorandum No. 573-00

Request for Approval to Award a Contract to Austin Tupler Trucking, Inc., in the Estimated Annual Amount of $69,090, Pursuant to Bid No. 93-99/00, for the Purchase of Rock, Soil, and Sand.

(Public Works)

ACTION: Separated for discussion with items R9B and "G". Award authorized. Motion made by Commissioner Bower; seconded by Vice-Mayor Liebman; Voice Vote: 6-0; Absent: Commissioner Dermer. Matthew Schwartz to handle.

10:10 p.m.

C2J Commission Memorandum No. 574-00

Request for Approval to Award a Contract to H & J Asphalt Inc., in the Estimated Annual Amount of $466,840.00, Pursuant to Bid No. 87-99/00 for the Purchase of Asphaltic Concrete, Striping of City Streets, Parking Lots and Related Material.

(Public Works and Parking)

ACTION: Separated for discussion with items R9B and "G". Award authorized. Motion made by Commissioner Bower; seconded by Vice-Mayor Liebman; Voice Vote: 6-0; Absent: Commissioner Dermer. Matthew Schwartz and Jackie Gonzalez to handle.

C2K Commission Memorandum No. 575-00

Request for Approval to Award a Purchase Order to Nextran Truck Center in the Amount of $314,630.60, Pursuant to City of Boca Raton Bid 98-054 for the Purchase of Three (3) Mack MR688 Refuse Packer Garbage Trucks for the Sanitation Department.

(Sanitation)

ACTION: Award authorized. Gus Lopez to issue a Purchase Order. Robert Thomas to handle.

C2L Commission Memorandum No. 646-00

Request for Approval to Award a Purchase Order to Vantage Equipment Company in the Amount of $181,056.00 Pursuant to the City of St. Augustine Bid RW-55-001 for the Purchase of Two (2) Elgin Model: Pelican Series P, Dual, Sweepers for the Sanitation Department.

(Sanitation)

ACTION: Award authorized. Gus Lopez to issue a Purchase Order. Robert Thomas to handle.

C2M Commission Memorandum No. 647-00

Request for Approval to Award a Purchase Order to McClain Southland Industries, Inc. in the Amount of $107,530.25 Pursuant to the Palm Beach County Bid No. 8WA99-06/TR for the Purchase of One (1) Tymco 600 Regenerative Air Street Sweeper for the Sanitation Department.

(Sanitation)

ACTION: Award authorized. Gus Lopez to issue a Purchase Order. Robert Thomas to handle.

C2N Commission Memorandum No. 648-00

Request for Approval to Award a Purchase Order to McClain Southland Co. D/B/A Southland Equipment Corporation in the Amount of $74,690, Pursuant to the Palm Beach County Contract No. 99-063/TE for the Purchase of One Tymco Model 210 Heavy Duty Street Sweeper Vehicles for the Sanitation Department.

(Sanitation)

ACTION: Award authorized. Gus Lopez to issue a Purchase Order. Robert Thomas to handle.

C4 - Commission Committee Assignments

C4A Commission Memorandum No. 576-00

Referral to the Land Use Committee - Discussion Regarding the Cultural Arts Organizations' Lease Extension Requests and the City Administration Offices Relocation Plans.

(Asset Management)

ACTION: Referred. Jorge Gomez to place on committee agenda.

C4B Commission Memorandum No. 577-00

Referral to the Finance and Citywide Projects Committee - The City of Miami Beach and Miami Beach Redevelopment Agency Capital Improvement Program 2000-2005.

(City Manager's Office)

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

C4C Commission Memorandum No. 578-00

Referral to the Neighborhoods Committee - Discussion of Chapter Ten (10), Sections 10-13 of the City of Miami Beach Code Which Addresses the Prohibition of Animals in Public Parks and Beaches, Running at Large, Committing Nuisances Prohibited and Removal of Animal Defecation.

(Parks and Recreation)

ACTION: Referred. Ronnie Singer to place on committee agenda.

C4D Referral to the Land Use Committee - Establishment of a Campus of Miami-Dade Community College on Miami Beach.

(Requested by Mayor Neisen Kasdin)

ACTION: Referred. Jorge Gomez to place on committee agenda.

10:01

C4E Referral to the Community Affairs Committee - The Bass Museum's Naming Opportunities. (Page 63)

(Requested by Vice-Mayor Nancy Liebman)

ACTION: Separated for discussion. Discussion held. Motion made by Commissioner Dermer to instruct the Legal Department to amend the ordinance to exempt the Bass Museum from the Naming of Public Facilities requirements of the City Code and to make any unrestricted funds which were collected by the "Friends of the Bass" to be immediately released; seconded by Vice-Mayor Liebman; Voice vote: 7-0.

Commissioner Bower requested input from Diane Camber, Executive Director of Bass Museum. Ms. Camber stated that all the funds have naming restrictions.

C7 - Resolutions

C7A Commission Memorandum No. 579-00

A Resolution Approving and Authorizing the Placement of Thirty Five (35) Banners for the Fifth Annual International Ballet Festival, to Be Held at the Jackie Gleason and Colony Theaters, September 15 Through 17, 2000, as Requested by the Applicant at the Following Locations: 5th Street, Between Alton Road and Ocean Drive; Collins Avenue, Between 15th Street and 17th Street; Washington Avenue, Between 16th Street and Dade Boulevard; MacArthur Causeway, from the Coast Guard Station to Alton Road; 17th Street, from Meridian Avenue to Washington Avenue; and Convention Center Drive, from Dade Boulevard to 17th Street; Said Banners to be Affixed to Light Poles in the Public Right-of-Way; Measuring 3' x 7' and Having Copy and Design as Shown on the Attached Drawings; and Shall Be Installed and Removed in Accordance with All Other Applicable City Requirements; the Administration Further Recommends That These Banners Be Installed No Earlier than September 4, 2000, and Removed by September 18, 2000.

(Arts, Culture and Entertainment)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-24000 adopted. James Quinlan to handle.

C7B Commission Memorandum No. 580-00

A Resolution Approving and Authorizing the Placement of Twenty Five (25) Banners for the 12th International Genome Sequencing and Analysis Conference, to Be Held September 12 Through 15, 2000, as Requested by the Applicant at the Following Locations: 41st Street, from Alton Road to Pinetree Drive; and Collins Avenue, from 39th Street to 44th; Said Banners to Be Affixed to Light Poles in the Public Right-of-way; Measuring 3' x 7' and Having Copy and Design as Shown on the Attached Drawings; and Shall Be Installed and Removed in Accordance with All Other Applicable City Requirements; the Administration Further Recommends That These Banners Be Installed No Earlier than September 8, 2000, and Removed by September 18, 2000.

(Arts, Culture and Entertainment)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-24001 adopted. James Quinlan to handle.

C7C Commission Memorandum No. 581-00

A Resolution Approving and Authorizing the Placement of Fifty (50) Banners for Jafra Cosmetics International Women 2000, to Be Held at the Convention Center, August 8 Through 13, 2000, as Requested by the Applicant at the Following Locations: Collins Avenue, from 15th Street to 20th Street; Convention Center Drive, from Dade Boulevard to 17th Street; Dade Boulevard, from Washington to Meridian Avenue; 17th Street, from Meridian to Washington Avenue; MacArthur Causeway, from Coast Guard Station to Alton Road; Alton Road, at Exit from Julia Tuttle Causeway; Lincoln Road, from Collins to Washington Avenue; and Washington Avenue, from Lincoln Road to 17th Street; Said Banners to Be Affixed to Light Poles in the Public Right-of-way; Measuring 3' x 7' and Having Copy and Design as Shown on the Attached Drawings; and Shall Be Installed and Removed in Accordance with All Other Applicable City Requirements; the Administration Further Recommends That These Banners Be Installed No Earlier than August 4, 2000, and Removed by August 15, 2000.

(Arts, Culture and Entertainment)

ACTION: Withdrawn.

C7D Commission Memorandum No. 582-00 A Resolution Approving and Authorizing the Placement of Twenty Eight (28) Banners for the Miami Home Design & Remodeling Show, to Be Held at the Miami Beach Convention Center, September 1 Through 5, 2000, as Requested by the Applicant at the Following Locations: 5th Street, Between Alton Road and Ocean Drive; Collins Avenue, Between 16th Street and 17th Street; Dade Boulevard, Between Washington Avenue and Alton Road; Convention Center Drive, Between Dade Boulevard and 17th Street; Alton Road, Between Dade Boulevard and 15th Street; and 41st Street, Between Alton Road and Pinetree Drive; Said Banners to Be Affixed to Light Poles in the Public Right-of-way; Measuring 3' X 7' and Having Copy and Design as Shown on the Attached Drawings; and Shall Be Installed and Removed in Accordance with All Other Applicable City Requirements; the Administration Further Recommends That These Banners Be Installed No Earlier than August 15, 2000, and Removed by September 1, 2000.

(Arts, Culture and Entertainment)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-24002 adopted. James Quinlan to handle.

C7E Commission Memorandum No. 583-00

A Resolution Approving the Selection of a Mural Design by the Art in Public Places Committee in Collaboration with the Cultural Arts Council, to Be Installed on the West Wall of the Jackie Gleason Theater Rehearsal Space, and Funded by a Private Sponsor.

(Arts, Culture and Entertainment)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-24004 adopted. James Quinlan to handle.

HANDOUT:

1. Color copy of the mural

10:14 a.m.

C7F Commission Memorandum No. 584-00

A Resolution Authorizing the Administration to Issue Request for Proposals (RFP) No. 123-99/00 for the Management and Operation of a Food Concession (Cafe) at the Newly Renovated Bass Museum of Art. (Bass Museum)

ACTION: Separated for discussion. Discussion held. Resolution No. 2000-24005 adopted as amended. Motion made by Vice-Mayor Liebman to allow the "Friends of the Bass" to do the bidding and the hiring with the stipulation that whoever the "friends" hire must be approved by the City Commission; seconded by Commissioner Garcia; Voice vote: 7-0.

C7G Commission Memorandum No. 585-00

A Resolution Authorizing the Administration to Issue Request for Proposals (RFP) No. 116-99/00, for the Design and Reinstallation of the Bass Museum Exhibitions, and to Manufacture all Pedestals, Vitrines, Architectural Niches, and Mounts Required for this Installation.

(Bass Museum)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-24006 adopted. Mayra Diaz-Buttacavoli to handle.

C7H Commission Memorandum No. 586-00

A Resolution Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to Execute a Release of Utility Easement Affecting City-Owned Property, Which Easement is No Longer Necessary.

(City Attorney's Office)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-24007 adopted. City Attorney Murray Dubbin to handle.

C7I Commission Memorandum No. 587-00

A Resolution Authorizing the City Manager, or His Designee, to Submit an Application for a Grant, in the Amount of $25,000, to the Visitors and Convention Authority, for the Sister Cities Coordinating Council's Latin American Sister Cities Week Project; and to Appropriate the Funds, If Awarded.

(City Manager's Office)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-24008 adopted. Matthew Schwartz to handle.

C7J Commission Memorandum No. 588-00

A Resolution Authorizing the City Manager, or His Designee, to Receive and Process Any Petitions for Initiatives and Referendums and to Sign All Contracts, Agreements, Purchase Orders, Change Orders, and Grant Applications That May Affect the Health, Safety, or Welfare of the City; Renew Existing Contracts Which May Expire; Terminate Existing Contracts as Needed; and to Toll All Acts Relative to Administrative Appeals Provided for in Subpart B, Land Development Regulations of the Code of the City of Miami Beach, from the Last Commission Meeting in July 2000, Until the First Commission Meeting in September 2000, Subject to Ratification by the City Commission at its First Meeting in September 2000.

(City Manager's Office)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-24009 adopted. Judy Hoanshelt to handle and schedule any ratifications which may be necessary.

10:23 a.m.

C7K Commission Memorandum No. 589-00

A Resolution Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to Execute the Attached HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME) Program Agreement with Florida Fair Housing, Corp., Providing a Total of Three Hundred Ninety-Nine Thousand Eight Hundred Dollars ($399,800), In HOME Program Funds from Fiscal Year 1999/2000, Towards the Cost of Acquisition of the Waterway Village, Located at 1945 Calais Drive, Miami Beach, to Provide Ten (10) Rental Units for Income-Eligible Tenants in Accordance with the HOME Program Requirements.

ACTION: Separated for discussion. Discussion held. Resolution No. 2000-24010 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Garcia; seconded by Commissioner Bower; Voice Vote: 7-0.

Commissioner Smith requested that the administration makes sure that the work is done properly and that it is charged properly. Also, that the administration gives the Commission assurance that the cash flow will be sufficient to make the payments to avoid foreclosure. Christina Cuervo to handle.

 

C7L Commission Memorandum No. 590-00

A Resolution Authorizing the City Manager, or His Designee, to Submit an Application to the Florida Department of Community Affairs for a Grant, in the Amount of $40,000, for the Development of an Urban Infill Economic Development Study Involving an Area Bounded by 7th Street, Alton Road, 4th Street, and Collins Avenue, as More Particularly Described in Exhibit A; and to Appropriate the Funds, If Awarded.

(Community/Economic Development)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-24011 adopted. Christina Cuervo to handle.

C7M Commission Memorandum No. 591-00 A Resolution Authorizing the City Manager, or His Designee, to Execute the Cultural Facilities Grant Agreement with the Florida Department of State, Accepting a Grant, in the Amount of $500,000, with a Local Match of $1,000,000, for the Renovation of the Colony Theater into a Fully Functional Performing Arts Facility, Which Is Compliant with the Americans with Disabilities Act; and to Appropriate These Funds.

(Community/Economic Development)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-24012 adopted. Christina Cuervo to handle.

C7N Commission Memorandum No. 593-00

A Resolution Authorizing an Amendment to the Funding Source for the 77th Street Beautification Project, as Approved by the Mayor and City Commission on December 15, 1999, by Utilizing $34,700 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Funds From the North Beach Street Improvements Project (135.5521.000346).

(Community/Economic Development)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-24013 adopted. Matthew Schwartz to handle.

C7O Commission Memorandum No. 593-00

A Resolution Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to Execute Agreements Necessary to Implement the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) and Emergency Shelter Grants (ESG) Activities, Which Were Approved as Part of the One-Year Action Plan for Federal Funds for Fiscal Year 2000/2001 as Follows: Twenty-Eight (28) CDBG Sub-Recipient Agreements, Five (5) CDBG Interdepartmental Cooperation Agreements; One (1) ESG Interdepartmental Cooperation Agreement; and Three (3) ESG Sub-Recipient Agreements; and Authorizing the Administration and the Office of the City Attorney to Make Minor Non-Substantive Changes to Said Agreements Before Execution.

(Community/Economic Development)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-24014 adopted. Christina Cuervo to handle.

City Clerk's Note: A list of the 28 sub-recipients agreements, 5 interdepartmental Cooperation agreements and 3 ESG sub-recipients can be found on page 276 of the Commission Agenda.

C7P Commission Memorandum No. 594-00

A Resolution Approving and Reallocating the Funding Necessary to Accomplish the Air Conditioning Retrofit at the Miami Beach Convention Center for Chiller #3 in the Amount of $75,000, by Amending the Resolution Appropriating Funding for the Capital Projects Plans for the Miami Beach Convention Center and Jackie Gleason Theater of Performing Arts, for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2000. The Funding Reallocation will be from the Exhibit Floor Resealing Capital Project, Which is to be Reduced by the $75,000 to be Used for the Air Conditioning Retrofit. (Convention Center)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-24015 adopted. Mayra Diaz Buttacavoli to handle.

9:58 a.m.

C7Q Commission Memorandum No. 595-00

A Resolution Appropriating $300,000 to the Shane Watersports Center from Undesignated Fund Balance of the General Fund.

(Finance Department)

ACTION: Separated for discussion. Discussion held. Resolution No. 2000-24016 adopted. Patricia Walker to handle.

C7R Commission Memorandum No. 596-00

A Resolution Authorizing the Filing of a Memorandum of Understanding Between the United States Coast Guard Cutters Valiant, Manitou, Matagorda, Chandeluer, Baranoff, Farallon, Maui, Hudson and Visiting Coast Guard Cutters and the Miami Beach Fire Department Regarding Firefighting and Emergency Operations Aboard the Aforementioned Cutters.

(Fire Department)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-24017 adopted. Chief Jordan to handle.

C7S Commission Memorandum No. 597-00

A Resolution Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to Execute a Consortium Agreement With Miami-Dade County, Monroe County, the City of Miami, and the City of Hialeah for the Purpose of Continuing to Conduct Programs Under the Job Training Partnership Act of 1982 and Under the Jobs and Education Partnership.

(Human Resources)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-24018 adopted. T. C. Adderly to handle.

City Clerk's Note: Agreement effective July 1, 2000 through June 30, 2002

C7T Commission Memorandum No. 598-00

A Resolution Authorizing the Reappointment of Edward Margolis for the Private Sector Business Seat to the Jobs and Education Partnership (JEP) Regional Board.

(Human Resources)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-24019 adopted. T. C. Adderly to handle.

City Clerk's Note: 2 year term extended to June 30, 2002

C7U Commission Memorandum No. 599-00

A Resolution Appropriating Funds, in the Amount of $189,307, from the $92 Million General Obligation Bonds-Series 2000 Fund No. 374 for the Purchase and Installation of an Eighty-Two (82) Fixture Baseball Field Sports Lighting System for the Flamingo Park Baseball Stadium, as Specified in the 1999 General Obligation Bond Program and Authorized by the Award of a Purchase Order by the Mayor and City Commission to Musco Lighting, Inc., in this Amount, Pursuant to the City of Jacksonville, Florida Bid No. SC-00400-98, at the February 9, 2000 City Commission Meeting.

(Parks and Recreation)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-24020 adopted. Kevin Smith to handle.

C7V Commission Memorandum No. 600-00

A Resolution Authorizing the Administration to Issue Request for Proposals (RFP) No. 114-99/00 for the Comprehensive Management and Operations of the City's Golf Courses, Clubhouses and Related Facilities Following the Completion of Proposed Renovations, in a Form Substantially Attached.

(Parks & Recreation)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-24021 adopted. Kevin Smith and Gus Lopez to handle.

C7W Commission Memorandum No. 601-00

A Resolution Endorsing an Application by the North Beach Development Corporation to the Florida Main Street Program for Designation of the Harding Townsite/South Altos Del Mar Historic District as a Florida Main Street Project, With the Specific Goal of Revitalization Within the Context of the Main Street Approach; and Agreeing to Support the Local Main Street Project and Participate in its Activities.

(Planning Department)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-24022 adopted. Jorge Gomez to handle.

C7X Commission Memorandum No. 602-00

A Resolution Adopting the Ninth Amendment to the Police Confiscation Trust Fund for Fiscal Year 1999/00, in the Amount of $179,680, to be Funded from the Proceeds of State Confiscated Funds.

(Police Department)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-24023 adopted. Chief Barreto to handle.

C7Y Commission Memorandum No. 603-00

A Resolution Accepting the Award of Additional Grant Funds, in the Amount of $2,500.00, for the Lincoln Road Community Policing Enhancement Program of the Miami Beach Police Department.

(Police Department)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-24024 adopted. Chief Barreto to handle.

C7Z Commission Memorandum No. 604-00

A Resolution Authorizing, by 5/7ths Vote, the Waiver of Formal Competitive Bidding and Authorizing the Director of Procurement to Negotiate a Purchase Order with Specified Architectural Systems, Inc., in an Amount Not to Exceed $100,000, for the Removal and Replacement of 25 Kalwall Panels and Associated Battens and Flashing, and for the Cleaning and Restoration of Existing Kalwall Panels Over the Skywalk, the Executive Offices and the East Entrance Atrium Areas of the Miami Beach Convention Center to Prevent Water Intrusion and to Improve the Appearance of These Areas.

(Public Works)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-24025 adopted. Matthew Schwartz to handle.

(Gus Lopez to negotiate a Purchase Order with Specified Architectural Systems)

C7AA Commission Memorandum No. 605-00

A Resolution Approving Change Orders "5A" Through "5V" With Danville - Findorff, Inc., in the Amount of $58,786, and Appropriating Additional Funding in the Amount of $58,786, from Unexpended Balance in Gulf Breeze Loan Pool, to Pay for the Above Stated Change Orders for the Expansion and Renovation of the Bass Museum of Art

(Public Works)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-24026 adopted. Mayra Diaz Buttacavoli to handle.

10:28 a.m.

C7BB Commission Memorandum No. 606-00

A Resolution Approving and Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to Execute Amendment No. 4 to the Agreement with Brown and Brown Architects, in the Amount of $73,180, for Additional Services for On-Site Inspection, for Construction Administration Beyond the Original Time, and for Design Services Not in the Original Scope of Work at the Miami Beach Convention Center and the Jackie Gleason Theater of the Performing Arts; and That Funds for This Activity be Transferred from the Convention Center Floor Resealing Account and Appropriated for This Purpose.

(Public Works)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-24027 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Garcia; seconded by Commissioner Bower; Voice Vote: 7-0. Mayra Diaz Buttacavoli to handle.

Mayra Diaz Buttacavoli to prepare an LTC on the time extension which is being requested by Weiss & Woolrich Southern Enterprises, Inc.

C7CC Commission Memorandum No. 607-00

A Resolution Approving Request for Change Order Nos. 2, 6, 8, 9, 11, 12, 13, 15 and 16 with Weiss and Woolrich Southern Enterprise, Inc., in the Amount of $314,024, for the Replacement of the Roof of the Miami Beach Convention Center and the Theater of the Performing Arts; Increasing the Time Allowed Under the Contract by 160 Days, and Further Transferring $64,024 from the Floor Resealing Account to the Roofing.

(Public Works)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-24028 adopted. Mayra Diaz Buttacavoli to handle.

C7DD Commission Memorandum No. 608-00

A Resolution Accepting the Recommendation of the City Manager Pertaining to the Ranking of the Proposals Received in Response to Request for Proposals (RFQ) Number 112-99/00, Titled: Construct, Operate and Maintain a Minimum of 10 Directory Structures in the Lincoln Road Area, Providing Directory Information, Location Maps, and Offering Advertising Space for Commercial Use, and Fabricate and Install Street Signs and Block Number Signs at Ten (10) Intersections Along Lincoln Road; and Authorizing the City Administration in Coordination with the Lincoln Road Marketing, Inc. to Enter into Negotiations with the Top-Ranked Firm of Adshel, and with the Second-Ranked Firm of Infinity Outdoor, Should the Administration Not Be Able to Successfully Negotiate a Contract with the Top-Ranked Firm.

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-24003 adopted. Matthew Schwartz to handle.

C7EE Commission Memorandum No. 609-00

A Resolution Appropriating Funds, in an Amount Not to Exceed $50,000, from $92 Million G.O. Bonds - Series 2000 Fund #373 to the Professional Services Agreement for Architectural and Engineering Services with Corzo, Castella, Carballo, Thompson and Salman (C3TS), to Provide for Surveys of the Existing Lighting and Fountains on Lincoln Road and the Development of Construction Documents for General Lighting and Fountain Enhancements on Lincoln Road.

(Property Management)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-24029 adopted. Brad Judd to handle.

C7FF Commission Memorandum No. 610-00

A Resolution Approving and Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to Execute a Professional Service Agreement with the Firm of Falcon & Bueno Landscape Architects, in the Amount of $232,410, Pursuant to RFQ # 41-99/00 to Provide Architectural, Engineering, Construction Documentation, Construction Administration, and to Develop Specifications for the Altos Del Mar Park; and Appropriating Funds in the Same Amount from the $92 Million General Obligation Bond-Series 2000, Fund No. 374 for Payment of Fees for Such Services and Project Reimbursable Expenses.

(Public Works)

ACTION: Resolution adopted No. 2000-24030 adopted. Matthew Schwartz to handle.

C7GG Commission Memorandum No. 505-00

A Resolution Approving and Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to Execute a Professional Services Agreement with the Firm of Rosenberg Design Group, Inc., in the Amount of $55,000 Pursuant to RFQ # 41-99/00 to Provide Architectural, Engineering, and Landscape Architectural Services for the Master Planning, Programming, Design, Construction Documentation, Construction Administration, and to Develop Specifications for the Belle Isle Park Project; and Appropriating Funds in the Same Amount from the $92 Million General Obligation Bond-Series 2000, Fund No. 374 for Payment of Fees for Such Services and Project Reimbursable Expenses..

(Public Works)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-24031 adopted. Matthew Schwartz to handle.

C7HH Commission Memorandum No. 649-00

A Resolution Approving and Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to Execute a Professional Services Agreement with the Firm of Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., in the Total Amount of $246,399.80, Comprising of $32,895 in Fees and Reimbursable Expenses for Allison Park, And $213,504.80 for the North Beach Recreational Corridor, Pursuant to RFQ No. 41-99/00 to Provide Architectural, Engineering and Landscape Architectural Services for the Planning, Programming, Design, Construction Documentation, Construction Administration, and to Develop Specifications for Allison Park and North Beach Recreational Corridor Projects; And Appropriating Funds in the Amount $32,895 for Allison Park and $40,000, for the North Beach Recreational Corridor from the $92 Million General Obligation Bond-Series 2000, Fund No. 374 and the Balance of $173,504.80 from the Previously Appropriated Safe Neighborhood Parks Bond Program Fund for Payment of Fees for Such Services and Project Reimbursable Expenses.

(Public Works)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-24032 adopted. Matthew Schwartz to handle.

End of Consent Agenda

REGULAR AGENDA

R2 - Competitive Bid Reports

10:21 a.m.

R2A Commission Memorandum No. 651-00 ADDENDUM ITEM

Request for Approval to Award a Purchase Order to Thomas W. Ruff & Co., in the Amount of $65,833.64 Pursuant to State of Florida Contract No. 425-001-97-1 and Miami-Dade County Contract No. 1072-1/00 for the Purchase of Office Furniture for the Bass Museum.

(Bass Museum)

ACTION: Motion made by Commissioner Bower to hear as an emergency by 5/7th vote; seconded by Vice-Mayor Liebman; Voice vote 7-0.

Award approved. Motion made by Commissioner Garcia; seconded by Commissioner Bower; Voice vote 7-0. Gus Lopez to issue Purchase Order. Mayra Diaz Buttacavoli to handle.

R5 - Ordinances

10:38 a.m.

R5A Commission Memorandum No. 610-00

An Ordinance Amending Ordinance No. 1605 as Amended, Which Established Positions in the Unclassified Service and Salary Ranges for Unclassified Employees, by Amending Those Provisions Relating to the Employees of the City Attorney's Office Amending Upper Salary Ranges for the City Attorney, Chief Deputy, Deputy, and First Assistant City Attorneys , Senior Assistant City Attorneys and Assistant City Attorneys II, Office Manager, Legal Secretaries, Paralegals and Receptionist; Providing for Repealer, Severability and an Effective Date. First Reading

(City Attorney's Office)

ACTION: Ordinance approved on first reading. Motion made by Commissioner Bower; seconded by Commissioner Smith; Ballot vote: 7-0. Second Reading and Public Hearing scheduled on September 13, 2000 at 10:30 a.m. R. Parcher to Notice. Judy Hoanshelt to place on agenda.

9:57 p.m.

R5B Commission Memorandum No. 611-00

An Ordinance Amending Miami Beach City Code Chapter 102, Entitled "Taxation", by Amending Article V Entitled "Occupational License Tax", by Amending Section 102-379 Thereof, Entitled "Schedule of Taxes", to Provide Modular License Fees With Regard to Alcoholic Beverage Establishments and Dance Hall/Entertainment Establishments; Providing for Repealer, Severability, Codification, and an Effective Date. 10:30 a.m. Public Hearing, Second Reading

(City Manager's Office)

(First Reading July 12, 2000)

ACTION: Ordinance Number 2000-3260 adopted as amended. Motion made by Commissioner Smith; seconded by Vice-Mayor Liebman; Ballot vote: 6-0; Absent: Commissioner Cruz. Patricia Walker to handle.

Amendment: Section 102-379. Schedule of Taxes. (D) Dance Halls (4) Dance halls which do not have a valid alcoholic beverage license--(To be determined)----------$940.

12:30 p.m.

R5C Commission Memorandum No. 612-00

An Ordinance Amending Chapter 110 of the City of Miami Beach City Code Entitled "Utilities," Amending Article IV, Entitled "Fees, Charges, Rates, and Billing Procedures Division 2. Rates, Fees and Charges," to Increase the Water Supply Service Charge Imposed by the City; Adjusting the Schedule of Rates for the Minimum Monthly Water Service Charge; and Increasing the Sanitary Sewer Service Charge Imposed by the City; Providing for Codification, Repealer, Severability, and an Effective Date. 10:45 a.m. Public Hearing, Second Reading

(Finance Department)

(First Reading July 12, 2000)

ACTION: Public Hearing held. Ordinance Number 2000-3261 adopted. Motion made by Vice Mayor Liebman; seconded by Commissioner Cruz; Ballot vote: 6-1. Opposed: Commissioner Dermer. Patricia Walker to handle.

Mr. Mitch Novick stated that cooperative apartment units are being improperly charged. Commissioner Garcia requested the Administration prepare a report for the next Commission Meeting identifying how cooperative apartment units are being charged . Patricia Walker to handle.

Motion made by Commissioner Cruz to explore different funding options and referred this to the Finance and Citywide Projects Committee; seconded by Commissioner Bower; Voice vote: 7-0. Patricia Walker to handle. Meeting of the Committee to be scheduled first or second week of August.

HANDOUT:

1. Memorandum from Mitch Novick to Mayor and Commission, dated July 26, 2000, RE: Utility Billing Rate Increases.

2. Letter from J.W. Howard Dain Rauscher Investment Services, to Trish Walker, dated July 20, 2000 RE: Use of Ad Valorem Taxes from the Southpointe Redevelopment Agency to Subsidize the City's Water and Sewer System.

5:13 p.m.

R5D Commission Memorandum No. 613-00

Ordinance - Motion Picture Theaters - Beer and Wine Sales

An Ordinance Amending the Code of the City of Miami Beach, Florida, Amending Chapter 6, Entitled "Alcoholic Beverages", Section 6-4, Entitled "Location and Use Restrictions", by Permitting Beer and Wine to Be Sold in Motion Picture Theaters Subject to Conditional Use Approval; Providing for Inclusion in the Code of the City of Miami Beach, Florida; Repealer; Severability; and an Effective Date. First Reading

(Planning Department)

ACTION: Motion made by Commissioner Smith to deny, seconded by Commissioner Bower; Voice vote: 7-0.

9:15 p.m.

R5E Commission Memorandum No. 614-00

Ordinance - After-Hours Dance Halls - Hours of Operation

An Ordinance Amending the Code of the City of Miami Beach, Florida, Amending Chapter 114 Entitled "General Provisions", Section 114-1 Entitled "Definitions"; Amending Division 6, Entitled "Entertainment Establishments", of Article V, Entitled "Specialized Use Regulations", of Chapter 142, Entitled "Zoning Districts and Regulations by Amending Section 142-1361, Entitled "Definitions", Section 142-1362, Entitled "Review Guidelines", Section 142-1363, Entitled "Appeal of a Determination Regarding Outdoor Entertainment Establishment, Open Air Entertainment Establishment or a Neighborhood Impact Establishment.", and Section 142-1364, Entitled "Hours of Operation for After-Hours Dance Halls", by Creating a Definition of After-Hours Dance Hall, by Including Such After-Hours Dance Halls in the Entertainment Establishments Section of the Code, and by Setting Hours of Operation for Such After-Hours Dance Halls; Providing for Inclusion in the Code of the City of Miami Beach, Florida; Repealer; Severability; and an Effective Date. First Reading

(Planning Department)

ACTION: Ordinance approved as amended on First Reading (Opening hour 10:00 p.m. and closing hour 9:00 a.m. 8:00 a.m. Weekends and Holidays only) Motion made by Commissioner Dermer; seconded by Commissioner Garcia; Ballot vote: 6-1; Opposed: Vice Mayor Liebman. Second Reading and Public Hearing scheduled for September 13, 2000 at 2:00 p.m. Jorge Gomez to handle. R. Parcher to notice. Judy Hoanshelt to place on agenda.

Commissioner Cruz requested the Administration analyze the opening hour for liquor clubs. With this direction the Administration believes this is also a referral to the Planning Board. Vice-Mayor Liebman stated that the Planning Board should a take a closer look to see where additional "rave" clubs can be located within the City. Jorge Gomez to handle.

Assistant Police Chief DeLucca and Code Compliance Director Al Childress gave testimony on this item.

HANDOUT:

1. Black notebook containing information about dance hall hours submitted for the record by Deputy City Attorney Robert Dixon.

4:23 p.m. and 5:38 p.m.

R5F Commission Memorandum No. 615-00

Ordinance - Comprehensive Modifications to the Historic Preservation Board and Historic Preservation Sections of the Code

An Ordinance Amending the Land Development Regulations of the Code of the City of Miami Beach, by Amending Chapter 118, Article II, Division 4, Entitled "Historic Preservation Board" by Amending Section 118-101 to Clarify the Authority of the Board, by Amending Section 118-102 to Expand and Clarify the Role of the Board, by Amending Section 118-103 to Modify the Membership Requirements of the Board, by Amending Section 118-106 to Modify the Quorum Requirements of the Board, by Amending Section 118-107 to Clarify the Meeting Requirements of the Board, by Amending Section 118-108 to Clarify the Organization of the Board, by Amending Chapter 118, Article X, Division 1, Entitled "Historic Preservation" by Amending Section 118-503 to Clarify, Expand and Enhance the Scope and Exemptions of the Board, by Amending Chapter 118, Article X, Division 2, Entitled "Historic Preservation Board and Design Review Board Joint Review of Projects" by Amending Section 118-531 to Clarify the Procedures of the Historic Preservation Board and Eliminate the Joint Design Review/Historic Preservation Board, by Amending Section 118-532 to Clarify the Role of the Historic Preservation Board, to Establish Time Periods for Obtaining a Full Building Permit for Certificates of Appropriateness and to Clarify the Procedures for the Maintenance of Designated Properties, by Amending Section 118-533 to Clarify the Procedures, by Amending Section 118-534 to Clarify Procedures Pertaining to the Historic Properties Database, by Amending Section 118-535 to Delete the Procedures Pertaining to the City Center/Historic Convention Village Redevelopment and Revitalization Area, by Amending Section 118-536 to Clarify Variances Prohibited, by Amending Section 118-537 to Amend, Clarify and Expand the Requirements and Procedures for Rehearings and Appeals, by Amending Chapter 118, Article X, Division 3, Entitled "Issuance of Certificate of Appropriateness/ Certificate to Dig/Certificate of Appropriateness for Demolition" by Amending Section 118-561 to Amend and Clarify the General Requirements, by Amending Section 118 - 562 to Expand and Clarify the Application Requirements for Certificates of Appropriateness for Demolition, by Amending Section 118 - 563 to Clarify, Modify and Expand the Review and Appeal Procedures for Certificates of Appropriateness, Eliminating the Requirement That the Historic Preservation Board Take Action Within a Specified Period of Time, to Establish a Two-Step Review Procedure and a Preliminary Evaluation Procedure, by Amending Section 118-564 to Expand and Modify the Review Criteria for Certificates of Appropriateness, to Amend the Procedures for Obtaining a Demolition Permit and to Establish Time Periods for Obtaining a Full Building Permit for Certificates of Appropriateness for Demolition, by Modifying Section 118-565 to Clarify Special Review Procedures, by Amending Chapter 118, Article X, Division 4, Entitled "Designation" by Amending Section 118-591 to Modify the Designation Procedures, by Amending Section 118-593 to Amend the Time Frames for Obtaining a Demolition Permit Pursuant to Historic Designation and to Modify and Expand the Procedures for the Application of Equitable Estoppel, by Amending Appendix "A", Entitled "Fee Schedule" to Address the Proposed Amendments to the Historic Preservation Section of the Code; Providing for Inclusion in the City Code; Providing for Repealer, Severability and an Effective Date. 11:00 a. m. Public Hearing, Second Reading

(Planning Department)

(First Reading July 12, 2000)

ACTION: Public Hearing held. Ordinance Number 2000-3262 adopted as amended. Motion made by Commissioner Cruz; seconded by Commissioner Garcia; Ballot vote: 7-0. Jorge Gomez to handle.

Administration and Legal to review the board membership and advise the Commission if any members do not meet the requirements of the appointment. Jorge Gomez, R. Parcher and Legal to handle.

Amendments:

1. 118-103 (3) "One at-large member who owns or manages a property or properties....."

2. 118-531(a) "..........and materially affecting any public right of way, public easements, building, structure........"

3. 118-561 "A certificate of appropriateness issued under this chapter the authority of the historic preservation board shall be required........."

4. 118-102. Powers and duties.

The historic preservation board shall:

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(3) Issue or deny certificates of appropriateness, certificates to dig and certificates of appropriateness for demolition in accordance with procedures specified in this division, excluding certificates of appropriateness for demolition for City-owned buildings and other improvements as hereinafter specified on City owned property and public rights-of-ways, for which the Historic Preservation Board shall serve as advisor to the City Commission.

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5. 118-563. Review Procedures

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(I) Notwithstanding any other provisions of this Chapter, certificates of appropriateness for demolition for any building, structure, improvement, or landscape feature on a historic site or located within a historic district and located on City-owned property or rights-of-way, the actions of the Historic Preservation Board shall be advisory with the right of approval or disapproval vested with the City Commission.

City Clerk's Note: If this is adopted, the Board and Committee report needs to be amended to reflect the "positions" the Board Members occupy. See Page 563 of the Agenda.

12:26 p.m.

R5G An Ordinance Amending Ordinance No. 1901 Which Created the Retirement System for General

Employees by Amending Section 5.09, "Post Retirement Adjustments" Paragraphs (a), (b), (c), (d), and Creating Paragraph (o) Thereof to Allow for Increasing the Annual Improvement Factor at a Compounded Rate of Two and One-Half Percent and for Increasing Benefits to Those Members Retired Ten Years or More by Five Percent; Providing for a Repealer, Severability and an Effective Date. First Reading (Page 601)

(Requested by Commissioner Luis R. Garcia, Jr.)

(Continued from July 12, 2000)

ACTION: Ordinance approved on first reading. Motion made by Commissioner Garcia; seconded by Commissioner Bower; Ballot vote: 7-0. Second Reading and Public Hearing scheduled on September 13, 2000 at 11 a.m. R. Parcher to notice. Judy Hoanshelt to place on agenda.

HANDOUT:

1. LTC 144-2000, Budget Advisory Committee Motions. The Budget Advisory Committee "strongly recommend action should be deferred until the full long term impact to the City of implementation by the General Employees Pension System as well as the remaining pension plans can be determined".

10:22 p.m.

R5H Commission Memorandum No. 616-00

An Ordinance Amending Division 2, Entitled "Trees" of Article II, Entitled "Care and Maintenance of Trees and Plants", of Chapter 46 of the Miami Beach City Code, Entitled "Environment" by Providing for Definitions, Purpose, Scope and Applicability, and Application Procedures Regarding Tree Permits, Providing for Enforcement and Civil Remedies, Prohibiting Tree Abuse, and Declaring Lethal Yellowing Disease a Public Nuisance; Providing for Repealer; Inclusion in the City Code ; Severability; and an Effective Date.

(Requested by Vice-Mayor Nancy Liebman)

ACTION: Ordinance approved on first reading. Motion made by Commissioner Bower; seconded by Garcia; Ballot vote: 7-0. Second Reading and Public Hearing scheduled on September 13, 2000 at 2:15 p.m. R. Parcher to notice. Judy Hoanshelt to place on agenda.

10:24 p.m.

R5I An Ordinance Amending Section 70-7 of the Miami Beach City Code to be Entitled "Locking Devices Required for Firearms", Requiring Locking Devices on Firearms Stored in the City of Miami Beach; Creating a Public Duty; Providing for Civil Penalties; Providing for Repealer, Severability, Codification, and an Effective Date.

(Requested by Mayor Neisen Kasdin)

ACTION: Ordinance approved on first reading. Motion made by Commissioner Bower; seconded by Commissioner Cruz; Ballot vote: 7-0. Second Reading and Public Hearing scheduled on September 27, 2000 at 10:30 p.m. R. Parcher to notice. Judy Hoanshelt to place on agenda.

City Clerk's Note: Ordinance is not to be adopted until South Miami litigation is finalized.

HANDOUT:

1. Internet report submitted by Mike Thompson.

R6 - Commission Committee Reports

10:40 p.m.

R6A Report on the Land Use and Development Committee Meeting of July 17, 2000: 1) Discussion on the Issuance of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Placement of Bus Shelters on the Public Right-of-Way and on City Properties; 2) Discussion on Changes to the Land Development Regulations of the Miami Beach Code to Regulate the Number, Location, Placement and Design of Newspaper Rack; 3) Discussion of the Possibility of Adding a Requirement That One Half of One Percent (2%) of the Cost of Private Construction Projects Over Five Million Dollars ($5M) be Allocated to Art Visible from the Street to be Reviewed and Approved by Art in Public Places; 4) Discussion on Request to Consider an Amendment to the Land Development Regulations Regarding Floor Area Ratios (F.A.R.'s) in Relation to Mechanical/Equipment Space Requirements in Historic Districts; 5) Referral of a Proposal for Temporary Signage at Lincoln Road and Drexel Avenue; 6) Discussion on Finding Alternate Sites for a Supermarket in the South Pointe Area.

ACTION: Vice-Mayor Liebman gave an oral report. Report Accepted. Motion made by Vice-Mayor Liebman; seconded by Commissioner Cruz; Voice vote: 7-0.

4:46 p.m.

R6B Oral Report on the Neighborhoods Committee Meeting of July 25, 200 Regarding the Operation and Maintenance of the City of Miami Beach Botanical Garden.

ACTION: Oral report presented by Lawrence Levy, City Manager. Discussion held. Report Accepted. Motion made by Commissioner Smith; seconded by Commissioner Bower; Voice vote: 7-0.

The Commission endorses the vision and the concept of a public/private partnership and directs the Administration to propose a funding strategy and come back with a specific plan in September. Ronnie Singer to handle. Judy Hoanshelt to place on agenda.

City Clerk's Note: Written report was submitted at the Commission Meeting.

HANDOUT:

1. Report on the Neighborhoods Committee Meeting of July 25, 200 Regarding the Operation and Maintenance of the City of Miami Beach Botanical Garden.

 

R6C Oral Report on the Finance and Citywide Projects Committee Meeting of July 24, 2000 Regarding General Employees Pension.

ACTION: Written report submitted. Heard in conjunction with item R5G.

HANDOUT:

1. Report on the Finance and Citywide Projects Committee Meeting of July 24, 2000.

R7 - Resolutions

4:49 p.m.

R7A Commission Memorandum No. 618-00

A Resolution Approving and Accepting the Miami Beach Cultural Arts Council's (Council) Grant Recommendations, and Awarding $658,000 in Cultural Arts Grants for Fiscal Year 2000/2001As Identified in Exhibits A-1 & A-2; Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to Execute Said Grant Agreements; and Further Making the Award of Said Grant Monies Subject to and Contingent Upon the Approval of the Council's Fiscal Year 2000/2001 Budget.

(Arts, Culture and Entertainment)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-24033 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Bower; seconded by Commissioner Cruz; Voice vote: 5-0; Absent:Commissioners Dermer and Garcia. Ronnie Singer to handle.

4:54 p.m.

R7B Commission Memorandum No. 619-00

A Resolution Authorizing the Administration to Issue a Request for Proposals for the Future Management and Operation of the Colony Theatre, Located at 1040 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, Florida.

(Asset Management)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-24034 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Cruz; seconded by Commissioner Bower; Voice vote: 7-0. Christina Cuervo to handle.

Commissioner Liebman expressed that the Colony Theatre not be considered a cash cow but supported by the City in the same way as the parks, Youth Center and Convention Center. Commissioner Liebman stated it is a place for small groups to perform. Mayor Kasdin expressed his agreement with the RFP's vision statement regarding the Colony Theatre. Commissioner Cruz expressed that it is clear the City has a stake in being a cultural center, however the City needs to balance its fiscal responsibilities. The Administration stated that their is not a "weighted point system" however, the recommendation will be made to the Evaluation Committee. Joe Damien to handle.

5:08 p.m.

R7C Commission Memorandum No. 620-00

A Resolution Approving a Settlement Agreement Between Ritz Plaza Hotel Corporation and the City of Miami Beach and Authorizing the Execution of any Necessary Documents. 3:00 p.m., Public Hearing

(City Attorney's Office)

(Continued from July 12, 2000)

ACTION: Public Hearing Opened and Continued. Motion made by Commissioner Bower to Open and Continue to September 13, 2000 at 3:30 p.m.; seconded by Vice-Mayor Liebman; Voice vote: 7-0. Judy Hoanshelt to place on agenda.

HANDOUT:

1. Letter from Bob de la Fuente, Tew Cardenas, et al, to Lawrence Levy, dated July 26, 2000, RE: Ritz Plaza Hotel Corporation, Bert J. Harris Act Settlement.

9:42 pm

R7D Commission Memorandum No. 621-00

A Resolution Establishing a Temporary Moratorium from August 1, 2000 Through and Including October 25, 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 9 A.M. Saturday, From 10 P.M. Saturday to 9 A.M. Sunday, and From 10:00 P.M. on Any Day Preceding a National Holiday to 9 A.M. on the National Holiday; the Moratorium Shall Automatically Dissolve Upon the Earlier of October 26, 2000, or Upon the Adoption of Amendments to the Definition of Dance Hall Under Section 114-1 of the Miami Beach City Code.

(City Attorney's Office)

ACTION: Public Hearing held. Resolution No. 2000-24035 adopted. Voice vote: 7-0. Al Childress to handle.

5:02 p.m.

R7E Commission Memorandum No. 622-00

A Resolution Appropriating $514,640 in City of Miami Beach Quality of Life/Resort Tax Funding from Fiscal Year 1998/1999 for Improvements in the North Beach Community.

(City Manager's Office)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-24036 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Bower; seconded by Vice Mayor Liebman; Voice vote: 7-0. Ronnie Singer to handle.

10:41 a.m.

R7F Commission Memorandum No. 634-00

A Resolution Accepting the Recommendation of the City Manager Pertaining to the Ranking of the Proposals Received in Response to Request for Proposals (RFP) No. 101-99/00 for Collection and Disposal of Residential Solid Waste, Yard Trash, Bulk Wastes, and Operation of the City's Solid Waste Management; Authorizing the Administration to Enter into Negotiations with the Top-Ranked Firm, BFI Waste Systems of North America, Inc., to Provide the Sanitation Services; and Further Authorizing the Administration to Negotiate with the Second Ranked Firm of Republic Services, Inc., Should the Administration Not be Able to Successfully Negotiate a Contract with the Top-Ranked Firm.

(Sanitation)

ACTION: Representatives from BFI Waste Management, Republic Services, Inc. and Onyx Florida, LLC, made presentations.

Resolution No. 2000-24037 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Cruz to approved the Selection Committees (and the Administrations) recommendation; seconded by Commissioner Bower; Ballot Vote: 4-2; Opposed: Vice-Mayor Liebman and Commissioner Garcia; Abstained: Mayor Kasdin.

Commissioner's Bower and Cruz requested that mulching be done off site and that this be a part of the agreement.

Commissioner Smith stated that transfer of this contract to another company must be approved by the City Commission.

City Clerk's Note: Mayor Neisen Kasdin completed form 8B. Memorandum of voting conflict filed with meeting.

HANDOUTS:

1. Stack of letter: Subject: Garbage Service: Keeping Onyx

04:20 p.m.

R7G Commission Memorandum No. 624-00

A Resolution of the Chairman and Members of the RDA Approving the 4th Extension and Clarification Agreement to the Cobb Development Agreement as Amended. Joint City Commission and Redevelopment Agency.

(Community/Economic Development)

ACTION: Heard in conjunction with RDA-3C. Resolution No. 2000-24038 adopted as amended. Motion made by Commissioner Bower; seconded by Vice Mayor Liebman; Voice vote: 7-0. Christina Cuervo and Jorge Gomez.

Amendments:

1. Construction commencement deadline for Phase III is March 31, 2002.

2. All construction completion deadlines should reference March 31, 2003.

3. Construction shall not be idle, as determined by the Building Official, for a period not longer than 90 consecutive days.

4. Change last sentence of section 3.5.1 to read one year instead of two years.

Mayor Kasdin stated that the Building Department needs to make sure that the builders are living up to their promises. (Phil Azan to handle).

City Clerk's Note: See RDA item "3C"

10:42 p.m.

R7H Commission Memorandum No. 625-00

A Resolution Approving a Request for Proposals for Professional Interior Design Services to Enhance the Lobby and Entranceways of the Jackie Gleason Theater of the Performing Arts and the Replacement of Carpet at the Miami Beach Convention Center in the Amount of $1,970,000 ($650,000 for Theater Enhancement and $1,320,000 for the Convention Center Carpet).

(Convention Center)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-24039 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Bower; seconded by Commissioner Garcia; Voice vote: 7-0. Mayra Diaz Buttacavoli to handle.

1:12

R7I Commission Memorandum No. 626-00

A Resolution Authorizing a Loan in an Aggregate Amount Not to Exceed $15,000,000 from the Florida Municipal Loan Council (Capital Projects and Equipment Acquisition Program); Approving the Acquisition, Construction and/or Equipping of Certain Capital Projects; Approving the Execution and Delivery of a Loan Agreement with the Florida Municipal Loan Council; Authorizing the Execution and Delivery of a Note; Approving the Execution and Delivery of a Disclosure Agreement; Providing Certain Other Matters in Connection with the Making of Such Loan; and Providing an Effective Date.

(Finance Department)

ACTION: Motion made by Vice Mayor Liebman to adopt the resolution. Discussion held. Commissioner Garcia requested an additional $3M dollars be added to the loan for a total not to exceed $18M dollars. After an explanation by Patricia Walker, Commissioner Garcia withdrew his amendment.

Resolution No. 2000-24040 adopted. Motion made by Vice Mayor Liebman; seconded by Commissioner Bower; Voice vote: 7-0. Patricia Walker to handle.

1:11

R7J Commission Memorandum No. 627-00

A Resolution Authorizing the Issuance of Not More Than $55,000,000 in Principal Amount of City of Miami Beach, Florida Water and Sewer Revenue Bonds, Series 2000, for the Principal Purpose of Paying the Cost of Certain Improvements to the Water and Sewer Utility, Pursuant to Section 209 of Resolution No. 95-21585 Adopted by the City on May 17, 1995; Providing That Said Series 2000 Bonds and Interest Thereon Shall Be Payable Solely as Provided in Said Resolution No. 95-21585; Providing Certain Details of the Series 2000 Bonds; Delegating Other Details and Matters in Connection with the Issuance of the Series 2000 Bonds to the Mayor, Within the Limitations and Restrictions Stated Herein; Authorizing the Negotiated Sale and Award by the Mayor of the Series 2000 Bonds to the Underwriters, Within the Limitations and Restrictions Stated Herein; Approving the Form of and Authorizing the Mayor to Execute and Deliver a Bond Purchase Agreement; Authorizing and Directing the Bond Registrar to Authenticate and Deliver the Series 2000 Bonds; Approving the Form of and Distribution of a Preliminary Official Statement and Official Statement and Authorizing the Execution and Delivery of the Official Statement; Providing for the Application of the Proceeds of the Series 2000 Bonds and Creating a Construction Account and Subaccounts Therein and a Rebate Fund; Authorizing a Book-entry Registration System with Respect to the Series 2000 Bonds; Covenanting to Provide Continuing Disclosure in Connection with the Series 2000 Bonds in Accordance with Securities and Exchange Commission Rule 15C2-12 and Authorizing the Finance Director to Execute and Deliver a Commitment with Respect Thereto; Appointing a Bond Registrar for the Series 2000 Bonds; Providing for a Credit Facility for the Series 2000 Bonds; Permitting the Deposit of a Reserve Account Insurance Policy to the Credit of the Reserve Account and Approving the Form of and Authorizing the Mayor to Execute and Deliver an [Insurance Agreement] with the Provider Thereof; Providing Covenants for the Provider of Such Credit Facility And/or Reserve Account Insurance Policy; Authorizing Officers and Employees of the City to Take All Necessary Actions in Connection with the Sale and Delivery of the Series 2000 Bonds and Other Related Matters; and Providing for an Effective Date.

(Finance Department)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-24041 adopted. Motion made by Vice Mayor Liebman; seconded by Commissioner Smith; Voice vote: 7-0. Patricia Walker to handle.

9:07 p.m.

R7K Commission Memorandum No. 628-00

A Resolution Authorizing the Administration to Appropriate Funds from the $92 Million G.O. Bond Series 2000, Fund Number 375, and Approve the Issuance of a Purchase Order to Pierce Manufacturing, Inc., in the Amount of $880,128, for the Purchase of Two (2) Pierce Dash 2000 55 Foot Skybooms (Fire Trucks), Pursuant to Lake County Contract No. 99-150.

(Fire Department)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-24042 adopted. Motion made byVice Mayor Liebman; seconded by Commissioner Bower; Voice vote: 7-0. Patricia Walker, Gus Lopez and Chief Jordan to handle.

Commissioner Garcia expressed his disappointment with the "Analysis of Acquisition Options for Fire Apparatus" report dated November 19, 1999.

HANDOUT:

1. LTC 142-2000, "Analysis of Acquisition Options for Fire Apparatus" report.

10:22 p.m.

R7L Commission Memorandum No. 629-00

A Resolution Authorizing the City Manager Execute a Memorandum of Understanding Between the Miami City Ballet and the City of Miami Beach Regarding the Use of the Miami City Ballet Building Located at 2200 Liberty Avenue as a Forward Command Post During Specified Hurricane Conditions.

(Fire Department)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-24043 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Garcia; seconded by Vice-Mayor Liebman; Voice vote: 7-0. Chief Jordan to handle.

6:31 p.m.

R7M Commission Memorandum No. 630-00

A Resolution Adopting the Second Amendment to the Fiscal Year (FY) 1999/2000 General Fund and Information Technology Internal Service Fund Budget to Appropriate the Prior Year Encumbrances and Increase Certain Department Budgets in the General Fund.

(Office of Management and Budget)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-24044 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Bower; seconded by Commissioner Smith; Voice vote: 6-0; Absent: Commissioner Dermer.

6:35 p.m.

R7N Commission Memorandum No. 631-00

A Resolution Setting the Proposed Millage Rate for Fiscal Year (FY) 2000/01, the Calculated "Rolled- Back" Rate, and the Date, Time, and Place of the First Public Hearing; Further Authorizing the City Manager to Transmit this Information to the Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser in the Form Required by Section 200.065, Florida Statutes.

1) Proposed Millage Rates for FY 2000/01:

General Operating 7.499 mills (7.499 last year)

Debt Service 1.156 mills (1.199 last year)

8.655 mills (8.698 last year)

2) Rolled-Back Rate (Truth in Millage) 6.945 mills

3) The First Public Hearing to Consider the Proposed Millage Rates and Tentative Budgets for FY 2000/01 Shall be Thursday, September 14, 2000, at 5:01 p.m. in the City Commission Chambers, City Hall, 1700 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach, Florida.

(Office of Management and Budget)

(Proposed Budget Submitted Under Separate Cover)

ACTION: Resolution title read. Discussion held.

Resolution No. 2000-24050 adopted as amended. Motion made by Commissioner Cruz to reduce the General Operating millage rate from 7.499 to 7.399; seconded by Commissioner Bower; Voice vote: 7-0. Jose Cruz to handle. R. Parcher to notice Public Hearing and Special Commission Meeting on September 14, 2000. Judy Hoanshelt to place on agenda.

Based on the millage reductions, the Administration is to prepare a menu of different departmental staffing and program options based on various millage reductions to 7.249. Patricia Walker to coordinate.

Administration to prepare a comprehensive analysis giving options on how to lower the millage rate, increase revenues (Occupational License, Special Events and Film and Print permits) this year and subsequent years. This should be included in an overall five year financial plan. Patricia Walker to handle.

Commissioner Bower asked the Administration to analyze how the fund reserve can be increased from 11% to 15% over the next 5 years. Patricia Walker to handle.

HANDOUTS:

1. Powerpoint presentation presented by Patricia Walker (Establishing Millage Rates).

2. Powerpoint presentation presented by Larry Herrup, Chairman, Budget Advisory Committee.

8:02 pm

R7O Commission Memorandum No. 632-00

A Resolution of the Board of Directors of the Normandy Shores Local Government Neighborhood Improvement District Setting 1) the Proposed Operating Millage Rate for the Normandy Shores Neighborhood Improvement District; 2) the Calculated Rolled Back Rate; And, 3) the Date, Time and Place of the First Public Hearing to Consider the Operating Millage Rate and Budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2000/01; Further Authorizing the City Manager to Transmit this Information to the Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser in the Form Required by Section 200.065, Florida Statutes.

1) Proposed Operating Millage Rate of the Normandy Shores Neighborhood Improvement District for FY 2000/01:

General Operating 0.953 mills

 

2) Rolled-Back Rate (Truth In Millage) 0.923 mills

3) The First Public Hearing to Consider the Proposed Normandy Shores Neighborhood Improvement District Operating Millage Rate and Tentative Budget for FY 2000/01 Shall be at Thursday, September 14, 2000 at 5:02 p.m. in the City Commission Chambers, City Hall, 1700 Convention Center Drive, Miami Beach, Florida.

(Office of Management and Budget)

(Proposed Budget Submitted Under Separate Cover)

ACTION: Resolution title read. Resolution No. 2000-24045 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Bower; seconded by Commissioner Cruz; Voice vote: 7-0. Jose Cruz to handle. R. Parcher to notice Public Hearing and Special Commission Meeting on September 14, 2000. Judy Hoanshelt to place on agenda.

10:43 p.m.

R7P Commission Memorandum No. 633-00

A Resolution Authorizing the Administration to Negotiate a Contract With Post, Buckley, Schuh & Jernigan, Inc., Pursuant to Florida Department of Environmental Protection Contract No. ERP-043, to Provide Disaster Planning, Response and Recovery Services, on a Task Assignment Basis.

(Public Works)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-24046 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Bower; seconded by Commissioner Garcia; Voice vote: 6-0; Absent: Vice-Mayor Liebman. Matthew Schwartz to handle.

10:34 a.m.

R7Q A Resolution Approving an Employment Agreement Between the City of Miami Beach and Jorge M. Gonzalez as City Manager, and Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to Execute the Agreement. (Page 1085)

(Requested by Mayor Neisen Kasdin)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-24047 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Bower; seconded by Commissioner Smith; Voice vote: 7-0.

City Clerk's Note: Oath given to Jorge M. Gonzalez on July 26, effective August 21.

10:44 p.m.

R7R Commission Memorandum No. 635-00

A Resolution Supporting Resolution No. 2000-10 Adopted by the Miami-Dade County League of Cities, Inc. Which Opposes Miami-Dade County's Proposed Charter Amendment Which Would Limit the Rights of Self Governance for Municipalities Created After September 1, 2000. (Requested by Commissioner Luis R. Garcia, Jr.)

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-24048 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Bower; seconded by Commissioner Garcia; Voice vote: 6-0. Absent: Vice-Mayor Liebman. R. Parcher to forward a copy to the Miami-Dade County League of Cities, Inc., Miami-Dade County Commission and a copy to the County Manager, Merritt Steirheim.

 

10:45 p.m.

R7S Commission Memorandum No. 650-00 ADDENDUM ITEM

A Resolution Authorizing a Waiver by 5/7ths Vote, of Competitive Bidding and Approving the Appointment of Ramirez & Co, in Substitution for AIBC Municipal Securities, as One of the Eight Firms Selected to Provide Underwriting Services for the City.

(Finance Department)

ACTION: Motion made by Commissioner Cruz to hear as an emergency by 5/7th vote; seconded by Commissioner Bower; Voice vote 6-0; Absent: Vice-Mayor Liebman.

ACTION: Resolution No. 2000-24049 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Cruz; seconded by Commissioner Bower; Voice vote: 6-0. Absent: Vice Mayor Liebman.

10:46 p.m. ADDENDUM ITEM

R7T A Resolution Relating to Water and Sewer Fees and Relating to Proceeds of Tax Increment Financing; Providing for Application of Funds Equivalent to Tax Increment Revenues to Offset Increases in Water and Sewer Fees After Expiration of the Redevelopment Agency in South Pointe in the Year 2008; Repealing Measures in Conflict; Setting an Effective Date.

(Requested by Commissioner David Dermer)

ACTION: No action taken. See action R5C.

R9 - New Business and Commission Requests

R9A Commission Memorandum No. 636-00

Board and Committee Appointments for the Meeting of July 26, 2000.

(City Clerk's Office)

ACTION: The following appointments were made:

Committee For Quality Education in Miami Beach

Leslie Coller term expires 12/31/2000 appointed by Commissioner Garcia

Beverly Heller term expires 12/31/2001 appointed by Commissioner Liebman

Convention Center Advisory Board

Bernice Martinez term expires 12/31/2000 appointed by Commissioner Dermer

10:01 p.m.

R9B Discussion Regarding the Procurement Department's Process of Providing Notices.

(Requested by Commissioner Luis R. Garcia, Jr.)

(Deferred from July 12, 2000)

ACTION: Heard in conjunction with item "G". Discussion held. Motion made by Commissioner Dermer authorizing the City Manager to terminate the contract with Demandstar and adding one more buyer to the Procurement Department; seconded by Commissioner Bower; Voice vote: 7-0.

Motion by Commissioner Bower to approve items C2A, C2B, C2C, C2G, C2I and C2J; seconded by Vice-Mayor Liebman; Voice vote: 6-0; Absent: Commissioner Dermer.

 

Motion by Commissioner Bower; seconded by Commissioner Garcia instructing the City Attorney's Office to investigate the acquisition of Demandstar services and the previous Procurement Director (Mike Rath). Gus Lopez and Patricia Walker to handle.

HANDOUT:

1. Commission Memorandum 901-99 Request to contract with IOD (Demandstar)

2. Nina Boniske, Attorney.

10:47 p.m.

R9C Discussion Regarding Funding for Kids' Calendar/Community Calendar and Renovation Plans for Miami-Dade County Public Schools.

(Requested by Commissioner Matti Herrera Bower)

(Deferred from July 12, 2000)

ACTION: Discussion was held. Lawrence Levy stated that the funding is for August and September and should be less than $1,000. The Administration will find the money. Patricia Walker and Maria Ruiz to handle.

8:43 p.m.

R9D Discussion Regarding Convention Center/Valet Parking.

(Requested by Vice-Mayor Nancy Liebman and Commissioner Matti Herrera Bower)

ACTION: Discussion was held. $1.00 increase approved. Vice-Mayor Liebman, at the request of Arthur Schultz, President of Gold Star Parking, Inc., asked the Commission to consider adding $1.00 to the valet parking rate for TOPA and the Convention Center.

Motion made by Vice-Mayor Liebman to approve the $1 increase; seconded by Commissioner Bower.

Commissioner Bower amended the motions to approve the increase and refer to the Transportation and Parking Committee and the Convention Center Advisory Board for their review . Vice-Mayor Liebman accepted the amendment. Voice vote 7-0. Jackie Gonzalez and Mayra Diaz Buttacavoli to place on board agendas.

10:48 p.m.

R9E Discussion Regarding Miami Beach Community Church Sunday Parking.

(Requested by Commissioner Simon Cruz)

ACTION: Discussion held. Administration to investigate using the Preferred Parking Lot east of City Hall. Jackie Gonzalez to handle.

10:52 p.m.

R9F Discussion Regarding Mayor and Commission Office Space Renovations.

(Requested by Mayor Neisen Kasdin)

ACTION: Mayor Kasdin and Commissioners' stated that the design will stay as proposed. Mayor's Office to schedule an internal meeting to discuss.

 

10:53 p.m.

R9G Discussion Regarding Establishing a Operational/Maintenance Plan and Committee in Conjunction with the Long-Term Capital Improvement Program.

(Requested by Commissioner Matti Herrera Bower)

ACTION: At the request of Lawrence Levy, City Manager, this item is deferred until Jorge Gonzalez has an opportunity to review.

10:55 p.m.

R9H Discussion Regarding Lincoln Road Sidewalk Ordinance.

(Requested by Commissioner Simon Cruz)

ACTION: Discussion was not necessary. Code Compliance has extended compliance from 60 to 90 days.

Mayor Kasdin stated business which took action under the old ordinance and are considered to be non-conforming should be given time to conform to the new ordinance. Ronnie Singer stated that Code Compliance is working with those businesses. Ronnie Singer and Al Childress to handle.

9:37 a.m.

R9I Discussion Regarding the Award Received at the Sister Cities Conference.

(Requested by Commissioner Luis R. Garcia, Jr.)

ACTION: Commissioner Garcia gave a report on the conference. Mr. Bruce Singer gave a report on Japan Week 2000.

HANDOUTS:

1. Postcard announcing Wednesday, September 27, 2000, Japan 2000 Celebration.

2. Brochure Japan Week 2000 March 11-18 Miami Beach, Miami Herald Article, and Sister Cities information.

10:57 p.m.

R9J Discussion Regarding the RFP for Audit Services.

(Requested by Mayor Neisen Kasdin)

ACTION: Discussion held. No action taken.

Reports and Informational Items

A Commission Memorandum No. 637-00

Status Report on Affordable Housing for Teacher and City Staff.

(City Manager's Office)

(Continued from June 28, 2000)

ACTION: Written report submitted.

B Commission Memorandum No. 638-00

Status Report on Collins Park Cultural Campus.

(City Manager's Office)

ACTION: Written report submitted.

5:08 p.m.

C Commission Memorandum No. 639-00

Status Report on the 72nd Street RFP Negotiations.

(City Manager's Office)

ACTION: Report submitted. Administration recommended waiting for consultant's strategic plan which is expected on October 2000. Christina Cuervo to handle.

6:09 p.m.

D Commission Memorandum No. 640-00

Report on the Sunset Harbour Community Center.

(City Manager's Office)

(Continued from July 12, 2000)

ACTION: Written report submitted and an oral report given by Kevin Smith and Matthew Schwartz. Discussion held.

Administration to research and make a recommendation at the September meeting on the installation of signage and gate, and any other issues which need to be addressed. Kevin Smith to handle.

E Commission Memorandum No. 641-00

Report on Anticipated Contract Awards by the City Manager During the August Recess.

(Procurement Department)

ACTION: Written report submitted.

12:19 a.m.

F Commission Memorandum No. 642-00

Status Report on the Nautilus Middle School/Polo Park Project.

(Parks and Recreation)

ACTION: Dr. Krop stated that he has visited the location and there are "things to be done". He stated that he anticipates everything being fixed by August 15, 2000 so the City can accept the property. Kevin Smith to handle.

G Commission Memorandum No. 643-00

Informational Report on DemandStar.com.

(Procurement Department)

(Deferred from July 12, 2000)

ACTION: Heard in conjunction with item "G". See action R9B.

End of Regular Agenda


Miami Beach Redevelopment Agency

Commission Chambers, 3rd Floor, City Hall

1700 Convention Center Drive

July 26, 2000 - 10:00 a.m.

AGENDA

1. ROLL CALL

2. OLD BUSINESS

3. NEW BUSINESS

2:55 p.m.

A Redevelopment Agency Memorandum No. 00-49

A Resolution of the Chairman and the Members of the Miami Beach Redevelopment Agency Appropriating $975,581 from the South Pointe Tax Increment Fund for the Relocation of Utility Lines at the SSDI-South Parcel, Pursuant to the Settlement Agreement Between West Side Partner's LTD. and the City of Miami Beach, Approved Pursuant to Resolution No. 98-3121.

ACTION: Discussion held. Resolution No. 358-2000 adopted. Motion made by Vice-Mayor Liebman; seconded by Commissioner Garcia; Voice vote: 5-0; Absent: Commissioners Cruz and Dermer. Christina Cuervo to handle.

2:57 p.m.

B Redevelopment Agency Memorandum No. 00-50

A Resolution of The Chairman and the Members of the Miami Beach Redevelopment Agency Appropriating $3,050,000 From the Proceeds of Miami Beach Redevelopment Agency Tax Increment Revenue Bonds Series 1998 (City Center/Historic Convention Villiage) For the Settlement of All Fees and Costs For the Acquisition of the Onyx Property Located at 227 - 245 22nd Street and 313 22nd Street. Joint City Commission and Redevelopment Agency.

ACTION: Discussion held. Resolution No. 359-2000 adopted. Motion made by Vice- Mayor Liebman; seconded by Commissioner Bower. Voice vote: 5-0; Absent: Commissioners Cruz and Dermer. Christina Cuervo to handle.

3:26 p.m.

C Redevelopment Agency Memorandum No. 00-51

A Resolution of the Chairman and Members of the Miami Beach Redevelopment Agency Authorizing the Chairman and Secretary to Execute the Fourth Extension and Clarification Agreement to the Cobb Development Agreement, as Amended. Joint City Commission and Redevelopment Agency.

ACTION: Heard in conjunction with R7G. Discussion held. Resolution No. 360-2000 adopted as amended. Motion made by Commissioner Bower; seconded by Vice- Mayor Liebman; Voice vote: 7-0. See action R7G.

2:59 p.m.

D Redevelopment Agency Memorandum No. 00-52

A Resolution of the Chairman and Members of the Miami Beach Redevelopment Agency Authorizing the Chairman and Secretary to Execute Lease Agreement with Artconnection Swiss Design, L.C. D/B/A Artconnection, for Suite #K in the Anchor Shops at South Beach; to Execute the Corresponding Leasing Commission Agreement with Dynamic Realty Group, Inc., in an Amount No-to-Exceed $16,841.96, for Procuring the Aforementioned Lease; and Appropriating Available, Non-Tax Increment Redevelopment Agency Funds from City Center, for Payment of the Said Leasing Commission.

ACTION: Discussion held. Resolution No. 361-2000 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Bower; seconded by Commissioner Cruz. Voice vote: 6-0; Absent: Commissioner Dermer. Christina Cuervo to handle.

3:00 p.m.

E Redevelopment Agency Memorandum No. 00-53

A Resolution Appropriating an Additional $10,000 From the City Center Redevelopment Area Tax Increment Revenue Bond Funds to Undertake the Design of the New Public Bathroom Facility to be Located at the Terminus of the Proposed Extension of the 17th Street Street-End.

ACTION: Discussion held. Resolution Not Adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Bower to adopt the resolution; seconded by Vice-Mayor Liebman; Voice vote: 3-4; Opposed: (Commissioners Cruz, Dermer, Garcia, and Smith). Christina Cuervo to handle.

Commission instructed this item be sent back to the Historic Preservation Board for reconsideration. Jorge Gomez to place on agenda.

4:22 p.m.

F Redevelopment Agency Memorandum No. 00-54

A Resolution of the Chairman and Members of the Miami Beach Redevelopment Agency Authorizing the City Manager, or His Designee, to Sign All Contracts, Agreements, Purchase Orders, Change Orders and Grant Applications That May Affect the Health, Safety, or Welfare of the City; Renew Existing Contracts Which May Expire; Terminate Existing Contracts as Needed; and Toll All Acts Relative to Administrative Appeals Provided for in Subpart B, Land Development Regulations of the Code of the City of Miami Beach, from the Last Commission Meeting in July 2000, until the First Commission Meeting in September 2000, Subject to Ratification by the Redevelopment Agency at its First Meeting in September 2000. Joint City Commission and Redevelopment Agency.

ACTION: Resolution No. 363-2000 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Cruz; seconded by Commissioner Bower; Voice vote: 7-0.

 

Adjourned: 11:07 p.m.

End of Agenda