City of Miami Beach - City Commission Meeting

Commission Chambers, 3rd Floor, City Hall

1700 Convention Center Drive

September 22, 1999

Mayor Neisen O. Kasdin

Vice-Mayor Martin Shapiro

Commissioner Simon Cruz

Commissioner David Dermer

Commissioner Susan F. Gottlieb

Commissioner Nancy Liebman

Commissioner Jose Smith

 City Manager Sergio Rodriguez

City Attorney Murray H. Dubbin

City Clerk Robert E. Parcher

 

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AFTER ACTION

September 22, 1999 CONSENT AGENDA PAGE NO.

PA1 Proclamation/September as Non-Violence Month. (Kasdin) 1

PA2 Certificates of Apprec/Members of Ad Hoc Garden&Conservatory Comm.(Kasdin)

PA3 New Item: Certs. Of Apprec/Surfcomber, National Hotel, Investment Equities Assoc., Fontainebleau Hilton, Esslinger, Wooten & Maxwell, NBDC.

C2A BA 98-98/99, Porcelain Tile & Comm. Carpet at Conv. Ctr., $43,087. 3

C2B PO, Customization Assis./Cyborg System/Payroll Sys, $79,565.64. 5

C2C Reject Bid No. 6-99/00, Pkg Meter Upper & Lower Hsg Replacement. 11

C2D PO, Furniture for City Hall & Pks Main. Bldg, $181,764.73. 13

C2E BA 102-98/99, Rehab of Lummus Pk, $390,045.70. 15

C2F BA 106-98/99, Design & Printing of CMB Annual Report, $11,780. 19

C4A Refer to Planning Bd/Grant Zoning Var. 11 Altos del Mar Lots. (Cruz) 21

C7A Placement of 45 Banners for Design and Architecture Day. 23

C7B Approve Selection of Artists & Designs for Artwork/Electrowave Veh. 30

C7C Grant, Renovate & Expand Bass Museum, $500,000. 32

C7D Fund Off-Duty Police Program for Wash. Ave., PAL. 36

C7E Grant, Enhancement of Electrowave Shuttle Srv., $250,000. 40

C7F Extend Prof. Srvs Agmt for State Legislative Srvs. 44

C7G Approve Sale of Vehicles to Sister City Ica, Peru. 58

C7H 3rd Amendment to Prof. Srvs Agmt w/Burroughs & Rockhill, Police/Fire. 64

C7I 2nd Amendment to Prof. Srvs Agmt w/Dr. David Santisteban, Police/Fire. 74

C7J Adopt Budget/Appropriation for Police Training Trust Fund FY 99/00. 84

C7K Adopt Budget/Appropriation for Police Confiscation Trust Fund FY 99/00. 88

C7L 3rd Amendment to Prof. Srvs Agmt w/Carr Smith Corradino, $35,000. 94

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY ITEMS - 10:00 A.M.

2A Report: Storefront Glazing Issues at the Anchor Shops/Garage. 1

2B Report: Loews/Anchor Shops/Royal Palm Crowne Plaza Resort Hotel. 5

2C Report: Anchor Shops/Pkg Operations, June/July, 1999. 13

3A Report: Itemized Rev/Expenditures of RDA Mo. Ending June/July, 1999. 17/SC

3B Adopt Operating Budgets for So. Pointe & City Ctr, FY 99/00. 19

REGULAR AGENDA

R2A 4:30 p.m.,Reject Bid 65-98/99,Telecommunications Cabling&Wiring CC&TOPA. 106

R2B 4:30 p.m.,Reject Bid 69-98/99,Telecommunications Sys: Conv Ctr & TOPA. 108

R5A 10:15 a.m., 2nd Rdg, Amend Capital Projects Oversight Committee. 110

R5B 1st Rdg, Est. Oversight Comm. For GO Bond Funded Projects. 116/SM

R5C 10:45 a.m., 2nd Rdg, Ch. 106, Towing/Immobilization of Vehicles Fees. 120

R5D 5:30 p.m., 1st Rdg, Amend Ch. 142, Add RM-PRD2 Zoning Dist. Class. 5/7 166

R5E 5:35 p.m., 1st Rdg, Amend Zoning Dist. Map, St. Francis Hosp. Site.5/7 180

R5F 5:03 p.m., 1st Rdg, Amend Zoning Dist. Map, The Parkshore. 5/7 184

R5G 5:03 p.m., 1st Rdg, Amend Zoning Dist. Map, The Bath Club. 5/7 194

R5H 1st Rdg, Amend Ch. 142, Modify Height Restrictions/Max. # of Floors.5/7 206

R5I 6:00 p.m., 1st Rdg, Amend Ch. 142, RO Residential/Office District. 5/7 214

R5J 1st Rdg, Open Containers of Alcoholic Bev. 230

R5K 1st Rdg, Temp. 90-Day Moratorium: To Issue Pay Phone Permits. 5/7 236/SM

R5L 11:00 a.m., 2nd Rdg, Sanitation Commercial Impact Fee. 240

R7A 11:30 a.m., Rules & Regs. For Beachfront Concession Operations. 250/SM

R7B Calling for a General Election November 2, 1999. 288

R7B1 Designation of CMB Canvassing Bd for Nov. 2, 1999 Gen.&Spec. Elections. 294

R7C 2:01 p.m., 2nd Hrg, Dev. Agmt/Lease Agmt, Park One Development, LLC. 296

R7D Discontinue Use of Wraparound Bus Advertisements. (Shapiro) 312

R7E 3:00 p.m., 99/00 Budget Allocation: Cultural Arts Council, $1,515,200. 316

R7F 5:02 p.m., FY 99/00 Budgets for Special Revenue and Trust Funds. 322/SM

R7G 5:02 p.m., Approp. $1,795,000, 7th/Collins Pkg Garage Oper., FY 99/00. 326

R7H1 5:01 p.m., 2nd Hrg, Adopt Ad Valorem Millage & Debt Srv Millage Rate. 330/SM

R7H2 5:01 p.m., 2nd Hrg, Adopt Final Budgets for Gen, Enterp. & Int. Srvs. 332

R7I1 5:02 p.m., 2nd Hrg, Adopt Ad Valorem Millage, Normandy Shores Dist. 338

R7I2 5:02 p.m., 2nd Hrg, Adopt Final Operating Budget Normandy Shores Dist. 342

R7J 3:30 p.m., Approve FY 1999/2000 Prof. Srvs Agmt w/MBTMA, $50,000. 344

R7K 3:30 p.m., Approve FY 1999/2000 Operating Budget Electrowave,$200,000. 370

R7L 3:30 p.m., Approve FY 1999/2000 Budget for Electrowave, $1,930,000. 376

R7M 3:30 p.m., Approve FY 1999/2000 Agmt w/MBTMA: Electrowave Adm, $99,250. 388

R7N 3:30 p.m., Approve FY 1999/2000 Red Top Transportation for Shuttle. 410

R7O 2:30 p.m., 1999/2000 Budget for VCA, $8,156,000. 422

R7P 2:30 p.m., Approve Multi-Yr Funding Agmt w/VCA. 426

R9A Board and Committee Appointments. 436

R9B Report: Assisting Seniors/Residents w/Y2K Disruptions.(Shapiro) 482

R9C 4:00 p.m., Status Report re: North Beach Streetscape Projects. (Smith) 486

R9D Disc: Additional Homestead Exemption for Seniors. (Kasdin) 540

R9E Disc: Status of Polo Park.(Dermer) 542

R9F Disc: Provide $20,000 to MIDEM to Cover Partial Cost of Stage.(Cruz) 544

R9G 11:15 a.m., Disc: Request by Alliance Cinema. (Kasdin) 550

R9H 9:20 a.m.,Nominate Anna Brenner Meyers,Great Fla. 2000 Program.(Liebman) 552

REPORTS AND INFORMATIONAL ITEMS

A 10:30 a.m., Verbal Report from the Production Industry Council. 558

B 9:30 a.m., Report on Mayor's Ad Hoc Committee on Schools. 560

C City Attorney=s Status Report. 564

D Status Report on the Cultural Campus. 572

E Status Report on Improvements to Fire Stations. 580

F Parking Status Report. 590

G P. Hrgs Before the 9/28/99 Planning Board Mtg. 604

H Status Report on Nautilus Middle School/Polo Park Project. 608/SM

I Update on FPL=s Frequent Power Outages. 612

Call to Order - 9:30 a.m.

Inspirational Message and Pledge of Allegiance

Requests for Additions, Withdrawals, and Deferrals

PA - Presentations and Awards

PA1 A Proclamation to be Presented Proclaiming September as Non-Violence Month in the City of Miami Beach as Well as Miami-Dade County.

(Requested by Mayor Neisen Kasdin)

(Deferred from 9/14/99)

ACTION: Proclamation presented to Eileen Taulbee, Chief of Staff for City of Miami Commissioner Joe Sanchez.

PA2 Certificates of Appreciation to be Presented to the Mayor=s Ad Hoc Garden & Conservatory Committee upon Completion of the Committee=s Work on Needs and Priorities in the Miami Beach Botanical Garden.

(Requested by Mayor Neisen Kasdin)

(Deferred from 9/14/99)

ACTION: Certificates presented.

CONSENT AGENDA

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

C2 - Competitive Bid Reports

C2A Commission Memorandum No. 665-99

Request for Approval to Award a Contract to Bi-Tech Construction Inc., in the Amount of $43,087, Pursuant to Bid No. 98-98/99 to Furnish and Install Porcelain Tile and Commercial Carpet at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Funding: Convention Center Capital Account.

Administration Recommendation: Approve the award.

(Convention Center)

ACTION: Award authorized. Mayra Diaz Buttacavoli to handle.

 

C2B Commission Memorandum No. 666-99

Request for Approval to Award a Personal Services Contract to ABC Computing Service, Inc., in an Estimated Amount of $79,565.64, to Provide Specialized Customization Assistance for the New Cyborg System, Inc. Payroll System. Funding: Internal Services Fund for Information Technology.

Administration Recommendation: Approve the award.

(Information Technology)

ACTION: Award authorized. Kay Randall to handle.

C2C Commission Memorandum No. 667-99

Request for Approval to Reject the Sole Response, Pursuant to Bid No. 6-99/00 for Parking Meter/Upper and Lower Housing Replacement.

Administration Recommendation: Reject the bid.

(Parking Department)

ACTION: Bid rejected. Michael Rath to notify bidders. Jackie Gonzalez to handle with in-house personnel.

C2D Commission Memorandum No. 668-99

Request for Approval to Award a Purchase Order to J.C. White, Inc., in the Amount of $181,764.73 Pursuant to State of Florida Contract No. 425-001-97-1 for the Purchase of Furniture for City Hall and the Parks Maintenance Building. Funding: City Hall Renovation Account and General Fund Parks Account.

Administration Recommendation: Approve the award.

(Parks and Recreation & Property Management)

ACTION: Award authorized. Michael Rath to issue Purchase Order. Brad Judd to handle.

C2E Commission Memorandum No. 669-99

Request for Approval to Award a Contract to Vila & Son Landscaping Corp. in the Amount of $390,045.70, Pursuant to Bid No. 102-98/99 for the Rehabilitation of Lummus Park. Funding: Parks Bond Budget Account.

Administration Recommendation: Approve the award.

(Parks and Recreation & Public Works)

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

Commissioner Liebman requested to see the existing plans.

C2F Commission Memorandum No. 670-99

Request for Approval to Award a Purchase Order to Solo Printing, Inc. in the Amount of $11,780, Pursuant to Bid No. 106-98/99 for the Design and Printing of the City of Miami Beach Annual Report. Funding: Police Confiscated Funds.

Administration Recommendation: Approve the award.

(Police Department)

ACTION: Award authorized. Michael Rath to issue Purchase Order. Chief Barreto to handle.

C4 - Commission Committee Assignments

C4A Referral to the Planning Board - Grant a Zoning Variance to Allow for the Development of the Eleven Oceanfront Lots in Altos del Mar Area at 50-Feet in Width.

Recommendation: Refer the matter.

(Requested by Commissioner Simon Cruz)

ACTION: Referred. Jorge Gomez to place on Planning Board agenda.

C7 - Resolutions

C7A Commission Memorandum No. 671-99

A Resolution Approving and Authorizing the Placement of 45 Banners from September 23, 1999 to October 4, 1999 for Design and Architecture Day, as Requested by the Applicant at the Following Locations: 41st Street from Alton Road to Pinetree Drive, Collins Avenue from 14th Street to Lincoln Road, Washington Avenue from 5th Street to 13th Street, 5th Street from Alton Road to Ocean Drive, Dade Boulevard from Washington Avenue to Alton Road, and MacArthur Causeway from City of Miami Beach Limit to Alton Road; Said Banners to be Affixed to Light Poles in the Public Right-of-Way, Measuring 2' x 6" and Having Copy and Design as Shown on the Drawings; the Administration Further Recommends that the Banners be Installed No Earlier than September 23, 1999, and Removed by October 4, 1999.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Arts, Culture and Entertainment)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23306 adopted. James Quinlan to handle.

C7B Commission Memorandum No. 672-99

A Resolution Approving the Selection of Artists and Designs for Artwork for Exterior Placement on the Electrowave Vehicles.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Arts, Culture and Entertainment)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23307 adopted. James Quinlan to handle.

C7C Commission Memorandum No. 673-99

A Resolution Authorizing the City Manager to Accept a State of Florida Division of Cultural Affairs Grant, in the Amount of $500,000 for the Renovation and Expansion of the Bass Museum; and Appropriating the Awarded Funds in Compliance with the Terms of the Grant.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Bass Museum)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23308 adopted. Mayra Diaz Buttacavoli to handle.

C7D Commission Memorandum No. 674-99

A Resolution Approving and Authorizing the Funding of the Off-Duty Police Program for Washington Avenue Through September 30, 2000, or Until a New Police Staffing Program Is Approved; and Continuing to Administer the Program through the Police Athletic League (PAL) of Miami Beach.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(City Manager=s Office)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23309 adopted. Commissioner Liebman stated that there are some problems with the off-duty programs and requested the off-duty program be approved on month-by month basis by the City Manager until the system is changed. The Administration to report back via an L.T.C. identifying what instructions are given to off-duty police personnel. Chief Barreto to handle.

C7E Commission Memorandum No. 675-99

A Resolution Authorizing the City Manager, or His Designee, to Submit an Application to the Environmental Protection Agency's Sustainable Development Challenge Grant Program which Presents the Electrowave Shuttle Service as a Replicable Project of National Importance and Which Seeks a Grant in the Amount of $250,000 for the Enhancement of the Electrowave Shuttle Service; and to Appropriate the Funds, if Awarded.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Community/Economic Development)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23310 adopted. Christina Cuervo to handle.

C7F Commission Memorandum No. 676-99

A Resolution Extending the Professional Services Agreement for State Legislative Services between the City and Rutledge, Ecenia, Purnell & Hoffman, P.A., and Gomez Barker Associates, Inc., and Robert M. Levy & Associates, Inc., in the Total Amount of $85,000, to Provide Governmental Representation and Consulting Services in Tallahassee, Florida on an On-Going Basis, for the Period from the 1st Day of October 1999, Until the 30th Day of September 2001, and Approving an Amendment to the Current Agreement, Increasing the Annual Fee from $75,000 to $85,000, Inclusive of Reimbursable Expenses in the Amount of $5,000.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Community/Economic Development)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23311 adopted. Christina Cuervo to handle.

C7G Commission Memorandum No. 683-99

A Resolution Approving and Adopting the Sale of One (1) Used 1988 Dodge D150 Pickup Truck (Vehicle No. 0316-8 with 67,977 Miles), Three (3) Used 1989 Dodge D150 Pickup Trucks (Vehicle Nos. 0344-9 with 53,137 Miles, 0345-9 with 45,459 Miles, and 0346-9 with 72,500 Miles), and One (1) 1989 Dodge B350 Passenger Van (Vehicle No. 1807-9 with 100,440 Miles), In Their AAs Is@ Condition to Our Sister City Ica, Peru, for a Price of $5,000.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Public Works)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23312 adopted as amended. Motion by Commissioner Liebman to donate one (1) of the vehicles to Ica, Peru thereby reducing the total price of the remaining vehicles to $4,000; seconded by Commissioner Cruz; voice vote: 7-0. Drew Terpak to handle.

C7H Commission Memorandum No. 678-99

1. A Resolution Approving the Third Amendment to the Professional Services Agreement Between the City of Miami Beach and Burroughs and Rockhill, Inc., for Assessment Center Development, Validation, and Administration for Sergeant and Lieutenant of Police; Said Amendment Extending the Agreement to Include 1) Administering, Scoring, and Reporting the Results of the Previously Developed Police Officer Behavioral Assessment Phase Test for an Additional 125 Police Officer Applicants in an Amount Not to Exceed $32,265, and Authorizing the City Manager to Exercise the Option of Extending Said Agreement in an Amount Not to Exceed $49,875, to Test up to 175 Additional Applicants, and 2) Revising, Validating, Administering, Scoring, and Reporting the Results of the Previously Developed Behavioral Assessment Phase Test for an Additional Group of Sergeant and Lieutenant Applicants, in an Amount Not to Exceed $62,736.

2. A Resolution Approving the Third Amendment to the Professional Services Agreement Between the City of Miami Beach and Burroughs and Rockhill, Inc., for Behavioral Assessment Test Development, Validation and Administration for Fire Lieutenant and Fire Captain; Said Amendment Extending the Agreement to Include Revising, Validating, Administering, Scoring, and Reporting the Results of the Previously Developed Behavioral Assessment Phase Test for an Additional Group of Fire Lieutenant and Fire Captain Applicants, in an Amount Not to Exceed $68,500.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolutions.

(Human Resources)

ACTION: 1) Resolution No. 99-23313 adopted.

2) Resolution No. 99-23314 adopted. T.C. Adderly to handle.

C7I Commission Memorandum No. 679-99

1. A Resolution Approving the Second Amendment to the Professional Services Agreement Between the City of Miami Beach and Dr. David Santisteban, for Written Test Development and Validation for the Sergeant and Lieutenant of Police Classifications, Said Amendment Extending the Agreement to Include Updating the Job Analyses and Revision/Development and Validation of Written Tests for an Additional Group of Sergeant and Lieutenant of Police Applicants, in an Amount Not to Exceed $32,800.

2. A Resolution Approving the Second Amendment to the Professional Services Agreement Between the City of Miami Beach and Dr. David Santisteban, for Written Test Development and Validation for Firefighter II, Fire Lieutenant and Fire Captain Classifications, Said Amendment Extending the Agreement to Include Updating the Job Analyses and Revision/Development and Validation of Written Tests for an Additional Group of Firefighter II, Fire Lieutenant, and Fire Captain Applicants, in an Amount Not to Exceed $41,820. (

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolutions.

(Human Resources)

ACTION: Jack Richardson, President of the Fire Fighters Union, stated that there are other vendors who can provide the services which Dr. Santisteban performs. Mr. Richardson cited several Counties and cities which are using a company called 20/20 Insight. Mr. Richardson requested that the resolution for the Fire Department be deferred until the next meeting so that further research can be done.

Motion to defer both resolutions made by Commissioner Gottlieb; seconded by Commissioner Liebman; voice vote: 7-0.

Later in the morning it was determined that Human Resources Department had already scheduled test(s) for the Police Department. It was stated that if the test(s) are not conducted problems could be experienced.

Motion to reconsider made by Commissioner Smith; seconded by Commissioner Liebman; voice vote: 7-0.

Resolution No.99-23315 adopted. Motion to approved the Police Departments second amendment with Dr. Santisteban and to defer the Fire Departments action made by Commissioner Dermer; seconded by Commissioner Gottlieb; voice vote: 7-0.

T.C. Adderly to handle.

C7J Commission Memorandum No. 680-99

A Resolution Adopting the Budget and Appropriating Funds for the Police Training Trust Fund for Fiscal Year 1999/00. (In the Amount of $28,000)

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Police Department)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23316 adopted. Chief Barreto to handle.

C7K Commission Memorandum No. 681-99

A Resolution Adopting and Appropriating Funds for the Police Confiscation Trust Fund Budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 1999/00 in the Amount of $177,800, Said Budget to be Funded from the Proceeds of State Confiscated Funds.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Police Department)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23317 adopted. Chief Barreto to handle.

C7L Commission Memorandum No. 682-99

A Resolution Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to Execute a Third Amendment to a Professional Services Agreement between the City and Carr Smith Corradino, in an Amount Not to Exceed $35,000; Said Amendment to Develop a Plan for the Implementation of Transportation Concurrence Management Areas (TCMAs) in Miami Beach, as Recommended by the Municipal Mobility Plan; and Further Appropriating $35,000 for the Purpose from Traffic Mitigation Plan Funds Already Deposited with the City.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Public Works)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23318 adopted. Julio Grave de Peralta to handle.

Commissioner Gottlieb stated that this is another case of an escalating contract. The original contract was awarded for $150,000 and is now up to a total of over $250,000.

End of Consent Agenda

REGULAR AGENDA

R2 - Competitive Bid Reports

R2A Commission Memorandum No. 684-99

Request for Authorization to Reject All Bids Received in Response to Bid No. 65-98/99 for Telecommunications Cabling and Wiring for the Miami Beach Convention Center and Jackie Gleason Theater.

Administration Recommendation: Reject all bids.

(Convention Center)

(Deferred from 7/21/99)

ACTION: Bids rejected. Motion made by Commissioner Dermer; seconded by Commissioner Gottlieb; voice vote: 7-0. Michael Rath to notify bidders. Kay Randall to develop an overall infrastructure analysis and plan on how best to serve the Convention Center.

R2B Commission Memorandum No. 685-99

Request for Authorization to Reject All Bids Received in Response to Bid No. 69-98/99 for Telecommunications System for the Miami Beach Convention Center and Jackie Gleason Theater.

Administration Recommendation: Reject all bids.

(Convention Center)

(Deferred from 7/21/99)

ACTION: Bids rejected. Motion made by Commissioner Dermer; seconded by Commissioner Gottlieb; voice vote: 7-0. Michael Rath to notify bidders. Kay Randall to handle.

R5 - Ordinances

R5A Commission Memorandum No. 631-99

An Ordinance Amending Division 24 of Chapter 2 of the Miami Beach City Code Entitled ACapital Projects Oversight Committee@, Amending Section 2-190.83 by Amending the Name of the Committee and the Composition of the Committee to Include a Non-Voting, Ex-Officio Member from the Convention Center Advisory Board; Providing for Severability, Codification, Repealer, an Effective Date, and Sunset Provision. 10:15 a.m. Public Hearing, Second and Final Reading

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Ordinance.

(Convention Center)

(First Reading 7/21/99 - Continued from 9/17/99)

ACTION: Public hearing held. Ordinance No. 99-3206 adopted. Motion made by Vice-Mayor Shapiro; seconded by Commissioner Smith; ballot vote: 6-0; absent: Commissioner Liebman. R. Parcher to place on Board and Committee Commission Memorandum. Mayra Diaz Buttacavoli to handle.

R5B Commission Memorandum No. 686-99

An Ordinance Amending Chapter 2, Article III of the Miami Beach City Code Entitled AAgencies, Boards and Committees@ by Establishing an Oversight Committee for the Purposes of Providing Guidance and Assurance that the Proposed General Obligation (GO) Bond Funded Projects are Implemented in Accordance with the Project List. 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: Motion by Commissioner Smith to approve on first reading as amended. Amendments included changing Amembers@ to Aresidents@; add Aappointments to be made by the City Commission@; add A a member of the Chamber of Commerce@; seconded by Commissioner Liebman. No vote taken.

Motion to defer the item to October 6 commission meeting made by Commissioner Gottlieb; seconded by Commissioner Dermer; voice vote: 7-0.

Janet Gavarrete to modify the ordinance. Judy Hoanshelt to place on agenda.

R5C Commission Memorandum No. 632-99

An Ordinance Amending Chapter 106, Entitled "Traffic and Vehicles" Article VI, Entitled "Towing and Immobilization of Vehicles" of Miami Beach City Code, Amending Section 106-269, Entitled "Immobilization"; Amending Maximum Fee Requirements; Providing for Repealer, Severability, Codification, and an Effective Date. 10:45 a.m. Public Hearing, Second and Final Reading

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Ordinance.

(Parking Department)

(First Reading 7/21/99 - Continued from 9/17/99)

ACTION: Public hearing held. Ordinance No. 99-3207 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman; seconded by Commissioner Gottlieb; ballot vote: 6-1; opposed: Mayor Kasdin.

Commissioner Smith questioned how the $25 minimum fee was established and request the Administration to come back with guidelines or standards on how to determine if the fee is Areasonable@. Jackie Gonzalez to handle. Judy Hoanshelt to place on a future agenda.

R5D Commission Memorandum No. 687-99

An Ordinance Amending the Code of the City of Miami Beach, Florida; by Amending Chapter 142, Article II, Entitled "District Regulations", Amending Division 3, Subdivision III, Entitled "RM-PRD Multi-Family, Planned Residential Development District", by Adding an RM-PRD2 Zoning District Classification; and, by Providing for Inclusion in the Code of the City of Miami Beach, Florida; Repealer, Severability and an Effective Date. 5:30 p.m. Public Hearing, First Reading

Administration Recommendation: Open and continue to October 20, 1999.

(Planning Department)

(Continued from 7/20/99)

ACTION: Public hearing opened and continued to November 17th at 6:15 p.m. Motion made by Commissioner Gottlieb; seconded by Vice-Mayor Shapiro; voice vote: 7-0. Judy Hoanshelt to place on agenda.

R5E Commission Memorandum No. 688-99

An Ordinance Amending the Official Zoning District Map, Referenced in Section 142-72 of the Code of the City of Miami Beach, Florida, by Changing the Zoning District Classification for the Property at 250 W. 63rd Street (A/K/A St. Francis Hospital Site) from the Current Zoning District Classification HD Hospital District, to the Proposed Zoning District Category RM-PRD2 Multiple Family, Planned Residential Development; Amending the Affected Portion of the City's Official Zoning District Map to Correspond with this Change as Adopted by the City Commission; Providing for Repealer, Severability and an Effective Date. 5:35 p.m. Public Hearing, First Reading

Administration Recommendation: Open and continue to October 20, 1999.

(Planning Department)

(Continued from 7/20/99)

ACTION: Public hearing opened and continued to November 17th at 6:00 p.m. Motion made by Commissioner Gottlieb; seconded by Vice-Mayor Shapiro; voice vote: 7-0. Judy Hoanshelt to place on agenda.

R5F Commission Memorandum No. 689-99

An Ordinance Amending the Official Zoning District Map, Referenced in Section 142-72 of the Code of the City of Miami Beach, Florida, by Changing the Zoning District Classification of the Property Located at 1330 West Avenue (A/K/A the Parkshore) from the Current Zoning District Classification RM-2 Residential Multi-Family Medium Intensity, to the Proposed Zoning District Category RM-3 Residential Multi-Family High Intensity; Amending the Affected Portion of the City's Official Zoning District Map to Correspond with this Change as Adopted by the City Commission; Providing for Repealer, Severability and an Effective Date. 5:00 p.m. Public Hearing, First Reading

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Ordinance.

(Planning Department)

ACTION: Public hearing held. Ordinance not approved. Motion made by Commissioner Cruz to change the zoning district classification to RM-3. No second offered. Motion failed for lack of second.

Handouts:

1. Speakers List

2. Carter McDowell - 5 color photos or the Parkshore area. (G. G. Chase Construction Co.)

3. Carter McDowel - zoning map and aerial map of the City of Miami Beach

R5G Commission Memorandum No. 690-99

An Ordinance of the Mayor and City Commission of the City of Miami Beach, Florida, Amending the Official Zoning District Map, Referenced in Section 142-72 of the Code of the City of Miami Beach, Florida, by Changing the Zoning District Classification 5937 Collins Avenue (A/K/A the Bath Club) from the Current Zoning District Classification RM-1 Residential Multi- Family Low Intensity, to the Proposed Zoning District Category RM-2 Residential Multi-Family Medium Intensity; Amending the Affected Portion of the City's Official Zoning District Map to Correspond with this Change as Adopted by the City Commission; Providing for Repealer, Severability and an Effective Date. 5:00 p.m. Public Hearing, First Reading

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

(Planning Department)

ACTION: Public hearing held. Motion to defer made by Commissioner Cruz; seconded by Mayor Kasdin; voice vote: 3 in favor ( Mayor Kasdin, Commissioners Cruz and Smith); 3 opposed (Vice-Mayor Shapiro, Commissioners Dermer and Liebman). Motion to defer failed. Discussion continued.

Motion made by Commissioner Liebman to approve on first reading with the caveat that the developer meet with all affected parties and neighborhood groups including Henry Kay; seconded by Commissioner Cruz; ballot vote: 5-1; opposed: Mayor Kasdin; absent: Commissioner Gottlieb.

Second reading and public hearing scheduled for November 17th at 5:31 p.m. Jorge Gomez to prepare notice. R. Parcher to notice. Judy Hoanshelt to place on agenda.

Commissioner Liebman stated that a conceptual plans needs to be prepared and submitted. Mr. Jeffrey Bercow stated that a conceptual plan is available.

Handouts:

1) The Bath Club - photographs

2) Bath Club Trip Generation: source Walter H. Keller, Inc.

3) Letter to Mayor Kasdin and Commissioners from Rosemary Hoffman Hansford, dated September 22, 1999 for the LaGorce/Pine Tree Homeowner=s Association. Source: Jim Schlobohm

4) Letter to Mayor Kasdin from Bill Williams, dated September 22, 1999 President, Board of Directors La Gorce Island Association. Source: Jim Schlobohm

5) Speakers list.

6) Letter to Marcelo Curi, President, Board of Directors, Maison Grande Condominium Association, Inc rom Veronica Caminos, dated May 7, 1999 RE Maison Grande Survey. Source Jeffrey Bercow.

R5H Commission Memorandum No. 691-99

An Ordinance Amending the Code of the City of Miami Beach, Florida; by Amending Chapter 142, Article II, Entitled "District Regulations", by Amending Division 3, Subdivision IV, Entitled "RM-2 Residential Multi Family, Medium Intensity", by Modifying the Existing Maximum Height Restrictions and Maximum Number of Floors for Lots Fronting on the Atlantic Ocean Which are Over 100,000 Square Feet; and, by 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. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman; seconded by Commissioner Cruz; ballot vote: 6--0; absent: Commissioner Gottlieb. Second reading and public hearing scheduled for November 17th at 5:32. p.m. Jorge Gomez to prepare notice. R. Parcher to notice. Judy Hoanshelt to place on agenda.

R5I Commission Memorandum No. 692-99

An Ordinance Amending the Code of the City of Miami Beach, Florida; by Amending Chapter 142, Article II, Entitled "District Regulations", Amending Division 14, Entitled "RO Residential/Office District", by Adding New Subdivisions to the RO Residential/Office Division, Creating the RO-1 Residential/Office Limited, RO-2 Residential/Office Low Intensity, and RO-3 Residential/Office Medium Intensity Zoning District Classifications; by Amending Section 142-71 Entitled "Districts Established", to Include the RO-1, RO-2 and RO-3 Zoning Districts, and, by 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: Public input heard. Ordinance approved on first reading as amended. Motion by Commissioner Liebman to approve R02 and R03; seconded by Commission Cruz; ballot vote: 6-1 (opposed: Commissioner Smith). Second Reading and Public Hearing scheduled for November 17 at 5:01 PM. Jorge Gomez to prepare notice. R. Parcher to notice. Judy Hoanshelt to place on agenda.

Motion made by Commissioner Liebman to refer back to the Planning Board the request to find a solution to preserving the single family zoning on 40th Street while allowing existing religious institutions to be grandfathered. Secondly, the Public Hearing scheduled for Oct 20 (rezoning of 40th Street) is withdrawn; seconded by Commissioner Cruz; voice vote: 7-0. Jorge Gomez to place on Planning Board agenda.

Handout:

1) Speakers List

2) Letter to Robert Parcher from Nina Duval, dated September 14, 1999 RE Change in zoning applicable to the South Side of 40th Street - file #138a and 138b

3) Misc letters from the public relative to the 40th Street location.

R5J Commission Memorandum No. 693-99

An Ordinance Amending Miami Beach City Code Section 70-87, Entitled AConsumption, Service, Sale and Possession of Open Containers of Alcoholic Beverages on or in Public Places, Warning Signs Required@, Exempting Signage Requirements; Prohibiting All Alcoholic Beverage Establishments from Knowingly Allowing Persons to Leave the Establishment While in Possession of Open Containers of Alcoholic Beverages; Providing for Additional Penalties for Violations; Providing for 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.

(Police Department)

ACTION: Ordinance approved on first reading. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman; seconded by Commissioner Smith; ballot vote: 7-0. Second reading and public hearing scheduled for October 6th at 2:30 p.m. R. Parcher to publish notice. Judy Hoanshelt to place on agenda.

R5K Commission Memorandum No. 694-99

An Ordinance Establishing a Temporary 90-Day Moratorium on the Issuance of All Pay Telephone Permits, Including Renewal Permits; Which Shall Automatically Dissolve Upon the Earlier of the Expiration of the 90-Day Period or Upon the Award of the Request for Proposal and the Execution of a Franchise Agreement to Regulate the Placement of Pay Telephones Within the City; Providing for Repealer; Providing for Severability; and Providing for an Effective Date. First Reading (Ordinance in Legal - To be Submitted)

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

(Public Works)

ACTION: Ordinance approved on first reading. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman; seconded by Commissioner Cruz; ballot vote: 6-0; absent: Vice-Mayor Shapiro. Second reading and public hearing scheduled for October 6th at 2:45 p.m. R. Parcher to notice. Judy Hoanshelt to place on agenda.

R5L Commission Memorandum No. 636-99

An Ordinance Amending Miami Beach City Code Chapter 90, Entitled "Solid Waste" by Amending Section 133 Entitled "Single Utility Billing", by Excluding Residential Cooperative Apartment Units from the Definition of Commercial Units Subject to the Sanitation Commercial Impact Fee, Retroactive to September 19, 1998; Providing for Codification and Severability; Repealing All Ordinances in Conflict Therewith; and Providing an Effective Date. 11:00 a.m. Public Hearing, Second and Final Reading

Administration Recommendation: Reject the Ordinance.

(Sanitation Department)

(First Reading 7/21/99 - Continued from 9/17/99)

ACTION: Public hearing held. Ordinance No. 99-3208 adopted. Motion made by Vice-Mayor Shapiro; seconded by Commissioner Gottlieb; ballot vote: 6-0; absent: Commissioner Cruz. Patricia Walker to handle.

R7 - Resolutions

R7A Commission Memorandum No. 695-99

A Resolution Approving and Adopting the Rules and Regulations for Beachfront Concession Operations; Approving an Amendment to Beachfront Management Plan 3595 (State of Florida Management Agreement No. 750-0006), Approving and Incorporating Said Rules and Regulations Therein; and Repealing Any and All Previously Approved and/or Authorized Rules and Regulations.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Asset Management)

ACTION: Item withdrawn. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman; seconded by Commissioner Cruz; voice vote: 7-0. Janet Gavarrete to handle. Judy Hoanshelt to place on a future agenda.

R7B City Attorney Commission Memorandum No. 696-99

A Resolution Calling for a General Election to Be Held on November 2, 1999 in the City of Miami Beach for the Purpose of Electing a Mayor and Two City Commissioners (Group Numbers V and VI); Providing for Conduct of Same by the Miami-Dade County Elections Division; Providing that Voting Precincts Shall Be Those as Established by Miami-Dade County; Providing for Notice of Elections; Providing for the Form of Ballot and Registration of Voters in Accordance with State Law; Providing for Payment for Conducting Election to Miami-Dade County.

Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(City Attorney=s Office)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23319 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Gottlieb; seconded by Commissioner Cruz; voice vote: 7-0. R. Parcher to handle.

1. Commission Memorandum No. 697-99

Designation of City of Miami Beach Canvassing Board for November 2, 1999 General and Special Elections.

Administration Recommendation: Upon the recommendation of the City Attorney, the Administration recommends that the Miami Beach Canvassing Board for the November 2, 1999 General and Special elections be composed of the City Manager (or his designee) and two members of the City Commission that either are not up for re-election in November 1999 or have no opposition in said election (Commissioner Simon Cruz, Commissioner David Dermer, Commissioner Susan Gottlieb, Commissioner Nancy Liebman, or Commissioner Jose Smith), and who are not active participants in the campaign or candidacy of any candidate who has opposition in the City of Miami Beach=s November 2, 1999 General election.

(City Manager=s Office)

ACTION: Motion made by Commissioner Gottlieb to nominate Commissioners Dermer and Liebman. Commissioner Dermer declined the nomination citing his involvement in the election. Commissioner Smith was subsequently nominated. Motion seconded by Commissioner Cruz; voice vote: 7-0. City Manager's designation is Mayra Diaz Buttacavoli. R. Parcher to coordinate.

R7C Commission Memorandum No. 698-99

A Resolution Approving on Second Reading, the Development Agreement, in Accordance with the Requirements of the Florida Local Government Development Agreement Act, between the City of Miami Beach and Park One Development, L.L.C., for Development of the Site Located at 10th Street and Collins Avenue and Approving the Lease Agreement between the City of Miami Beach and Park One Development, L.L.C., to Lease Said Site Following a Public Hearing Held in Accordance with the Provisions of Sections 82-36 through 82-40 of the Code of the City and Providing an Effective Date. 2:01 p.m., Second Public Hearing

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolutions.

(City Manager's Office)

ACTION: The Lease Agreement was opened and Continued to October 6 at 3:00 and the 2nd reading of the Development Agreement was opened and Continued to October 6 at 3:01. Motion made by Commissioner Cruz; seconded by Commissioner Smith; voice vote: 5-0; absent: Vice-Mayor Shapiro and Commissioner Dermer. Christina Cuervo to handle. Judy Hoanshelt to place on agenda.

R7D Memorandum from Vice-Mayor Martin Shapiro

A Resolution Urging the Miami-Dade County Commission and the Miami-Dade Transit Authority to Discontinue the Use of Wraparound Bus Advertisements Within the City of Miami Beach to Reduce Visual Blight and to Promote the Health, Safety, and Welfare of the Traveling Public.

(Requested by Vice-Mayor Martin Shapiro)

(Deferred from 9/14/99)

ACTION: Item withdrawn. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman; seconded by Commissioner Cruz; voice vote: 7-0.

R7E Commission Memorandum No. 641-99

A Resolution Approving the Fiscal Year (FY) 1999/2000 Budget of the Miami Beach Cultural Arts Council, in the Amount of $1,515,200.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Arts, Culture and Entertainment)

(Deferred from 9/14/99)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23320 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman; seconded by Commissioner Cruz; voice vote: 7-0. Ronnie Singer and Jose Cruz to handle.

R7F Commission Memorandum No. 699-99

A Resolution Adopting Fiscal Year (FY) 1999/00 Budgets for Special Revenue and Trust Funds for Resort Tax; Log Cabin Training Center Operations; Bass Museum of Art; Homeless Program; Festival of the Arts; and Parks and Recreation.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Office of Management and Budget)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23321 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman; seconded by Commissioner Cruz; voice vote: 7-0. Jose Cruz to handle.

R7G Commission Memorandum No. 700-99

A Resolution Appropriating the Amount of $1,795,000 for Funds Required to Operate the 7th Street and Collins Avenue Parking Garage for Fiscal Year 1999/2000, and Also to Repay the Proportionate Share of the Gulf Breeze Loan Pool Debt Service.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Parking Department)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23322 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman; seconded by Commissioner Gottlieb; voice vote: 7-0. Jackie Gonzalez and Patricia Walker to handle.

R7H Millage and Budget for Fiscal Year 1999/2000.

1. Commission Memorandum No. 701-99

A Resolution Adopting the Ad Valorem Millage of 7.499 Mills for General Operating Purposes, Which is Five and Four Tenths Percent (5.4%) Greater than the "Rolled Back" Rate of 7.112 Mills, and Debt Service Millage Rate of 1.199 Mills for Fiscal Year 1999/00. 5:01 p.m. Second Public Hearing

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution which sets the following:

1) Final adopted millage rates for Fiscal Year (FY) 1999/00:

General Operating 7.499 mills (7.499 last year)

Debt Service 1.199 mills (1.484 last year)

Total 8.698 mills (8.983 last year)

2) The adopted combined millage rate of 8.698 mills is .285 mills or 3.2% less than the 8.983 combined millage rate for FY 1998/99. While the adopted millage rate of 7.499 mills for FY 1999/00 is the same as the rate for FY 1998/99, State Statute requires that we advertise that this rate is 5.4% greater than the ARolled-back@ rate of 7.112 mills.

The first public hearing on the tentative millage rates and budgets for FY 1999/00 was held on September 13, 1999. The millage rates presented herein are those which were tentatively adopted at the end of the first public hearing held on September 13, 1999.

(Office of Management and Budget)

(Scheduled on 9/13/99)

ACTION: 2nd Public Hearing held. Resolution No. 99-23323 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman; seconded by Commissioner Cruz; ballot vote: 5 in favor (Mayor Kasdin and Commissioners Cruz, Gottlieb, Liebman and Smith); 2 opposed (Vice-Mayor Shapiro and Commissioner Dermer). Jose Cruz to handle.

2. Commission Memorandum No. 702-99

A Resolution Adopting Final Budgets for the General, Enterprise, and Internal Service Funds for Fiscal Year 1999/00.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Office of Management and Budget)

(Scheduled on 9/13/99)

ACTION: 2nd Public Hearing held. Resolution No. 99-23324 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman; seconded by Commissioner Cruz; voice vote: 5 in favor (Mayor Kasdin and Commissioners Cruz, Gottlieb, Liebman and Smith); 2 opposed (Vice-Mayor Shapiro and Commissioner Dermer). Jose Cruz to handle.

Handout: Speakers List

R7I Normandy Shores Neighborhood Improvement District.

1. Commission Memorandum No. 703-99

A Resolution of the Board of Directors of the Normandy Shores Local Government Neighborhood Improvement District Adopting the Ad Valorem Millage of 0.955 Mills for the Normandy Shores Local Government Neighborhood Improvement District, Which is Two Percent (2.0%) Greater than the "Rolled-Back" Rate of 0.936 Mills for Fiscal Year 1999/00. 5:02 p.m. Second Public Hearing

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution which sets the following:

1) Final adopted millage rate for Fiscal Year (FY) 1999/00

Normandy Shores 0.955 mills (0.965 last year)

2) The tentatively adopted millage rate of 0.955 mills is 2.0% greater than the ARolled-Back@ rate of 0.936 mills.

The first public hearing on the tentative Normandy Shores millage rate and budget for FY 1999/00 was held on September 13, 1999. The millage rates presented herein are those which were tentatively adopted at the end of the first public hearing held on September 13, 1999.

(Office of Management and Budget)

(Scheduled on 9/13/99)

ACTION: 2nd Public Hearing held. Resolution No. 99-23325 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Smith; seconded by Commissioner Liebman; voice vote: 7-0. Jose Cruz to handle.

2. Commission Memorandum No. 704-99

A Resolution of the Board of Directors of the Normandy Shores Local Government Neighborhood Improvement District Adopting the Final Operating Budget for Fiscal Year 1999/00.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution which establishes the final operating budget for the District for Fiscal Year (FY) 1999/00.

(Office of Management and Budget)

(Scheduled on 9/13/99)

ACTION: 2nd Public Hearing held. Resolution No. 99-23326 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Smith; seconded by Commissioner Gottlieb; voice vote: 7-0. Jose Cruz to handle.

R7J Commission Memorandum No. 647-99

A Resolution Approving and Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to Execute a Professional Services Agreement with the Miami Beach Transportation Management Association (MBTMA), in the Amount of $50,000, to Provide Transportation Demand Management (TDM) Services to Miami Beach; and Further Authorizing a Lump-Sum Transfer of the Above Mentioned Funds to MBTMA, Utilizing Funds Provided for the Purpose in the Proposed Fiscal Year 1999/2000 Parking Enterprise Fund Budget.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Public Works)

(Deferred from 9/14/99)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23327 Adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman; seconded by Commissioner Cruz; voice vote: 7-0. Julio Grave de Peralta to handle.

Handout: Map AProposed Extension Electrowave Shuttle Route.

R7K Commission Memorandum No. 648-99

A Resolution Authorizing the Administration to Appropriate $200,000 in Ocean Drive Traffic Mitigation Plan Funds, Deposited in City Escrow Account No. 601.7000.229019, to Match an Additional $200,000 in Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Funds, Thereby Completing the Funding Packet for the Proposed Fiscal Year 1999/2000 Electrowave Operating Budget; Such Appropriation Being Consistent with the Objectives of Both the Ocean Drive Traffic Mitigation Plan and the Municipal Mobility Plan.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Public Works)

(Deferred from 9/14/99)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23328 Adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman; seconded by Commissioner Cruz; voice vote: 7-0. Julio Grave de Peralta and Patricia Walker to handle.

Handout:

R7L Commission Memorandum No. 649-99

A Resolution Authorizing the Implementation of an Experimental Electrowave Enhanced Route Service, which Includes the Existing Route Plus the Enhanced Portion which Will Serve the Area Bounded by Collins Avenue, from 16th Street to 23rd Street; the Cultural Campus; the Garden Center; the Holocaust Memorial; and the Convention Center; Approving and Adopting a Proposed Fiscal Year 1999/2000 Operating Budget for the Electrowave Shuttle Project, in the Amount of $1,930,000; Authorizing the Appropriation of a Funding Packet which Includes $450,000 in Miami Beach Resort Tax Funds; $400,000 in Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT) Funds; $200,000 in Developer Mitigation Funds; $300,000 in Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality Funds; $250,000 in Projected Fare Collection Revenues; $35,000 in Projected Advertising Revenues; and Approximately $295,000 in FY 1998/99 Electrowave Budget (FDOT) Carry-Over Funds; Authorizing the Administration to Seek Miami-Dade County=s Permission to Operate this Enhanced Route as a Permanent Service; and, Further Giving the Administration Approximately Nine Months to Develop and Recommend the Implementation of Recurring Sources of Local Funds that Will Provide for the Future Needs of the Electrowave Operating Budget.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Public Works)

(Deferred from 9/14/99)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23329 Adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman; seconded by Commissioner Cruz; voice vote: 7-0. Julio Grave de Peralta to handle.

R7M Commission Memorandum No. 650-99

A Resolution Approving and Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to Execute a Professional Services Agreement in the Amount of $99,250, between the City of Miami Beach and the Miami Beach Transportation Management Association (MBTMA), for Contract Management and Administrative Services to be Performed by MBTMA for the Electrowave Project; and Further Authorizing the Transfer of $99,250 in Project Administration Funds from the Adopted Fiscal Year 1999/2000 Electrowave Operating Budget, Such Fund Transfer Being Made on a Quarterly Basis, Beginning October 1, 1999.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Public Works)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23330 Adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman; seconded by Commissioner Cruz; voice vote: 7-0. Julio Grave de Peralta to handle.

R7N Commission Memorandum No. 651-99

A Resolution Approving and Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to Execute a First Amendment to the Contract with Red Top Transportation, Inc., A.K.A. American Bus Lines, Inc., Dated November 19, 1997; Said Amendment in an Amount Not to Exceed $903,296, to Provide Management and Operation of Electrowave Shuttle Service in Fiscal Year 1999/2000; Exercising the First Year Option to Renew the Contract, Subject to Funding Availability; Approving and Authorizing Pass-Through Costs, Above and Beyond the Contract Cost, in the Amount of $87,000, for Insurance Coverage for Eleven (11) City-Owned Shuttle Vehicles, and Approximately $4,950 in County-Required Vehicle Permits and Fees; and Further Utilizing Funds Provided for the Respective Purposes in the Fiscal Year 1999/2000 Electrowave Operating Budget.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Public Works)

(Deferred from 9/14/99)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23331 Adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman; seconded by Commissioner Cruz; voice vote: 7-0. Julio Grave de Peralta to handle.

R7O Commission Memorandum No. 642-99

A Resolution Adopting the Fiscal Year 1999/2000 Budget for the Miami Beach Visitor and Convention Authority (VCA), in the Amount of $8,156,000.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(City Manager=s Office)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23332 Adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman; seconded by Commissioner Cruz; voice vote: 6-0; absent: Vice-Mayor Shapiro. Mayra Diaz Buttacavoli and Jose Cruz to handle.

R7P Commission Memorandum No. 663-99 Revised

A Resolution Approving a Multi-Year Funding Agreement between the City and the Miami Beach Visitor and Convention Authority (VCA); Said Agreement Having a Term Commencing on October 1, 1999 and Ending on September 30, 2002, with a Two-Year Option Period at the City=s Discretion; Further Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to Execute the Agreement.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Finance Department)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23333 Adopted as amended. Motion made by Commissioner Cruz to cap at $650,000 (clarified by Raul Aguila - VCA=s portion to amounts designated in the Bureau Agreement with any excess amounts due to the VCA to be allocated to the City through the multi-year Agreement with the VCA); seconded by Commissioner Smith; voice vote: 7-0. Patricia Walker to handle.

R9 - New Business and Commission Requests

R9A Commission Memorandum No. 705-99

Board and Committee Appointments for the Meeting of September 22, 1999.

(City Clerk's Office)

ACTION: Item not reached.

R9B Report on Assisting Seniors and Other Residents with Y2K Disruptions.

(Requested by Vice-Mayor Martin Shapiro)

(Deferred from 9/14/99)

ACTION: Executive Assistant Ronnie Singer advised the Commission of the efforts Administration is currently undertaking to assist the elderly and other residents in the city to prepare for any possible Y2K disruptions.

R9C Status Report regarding the North Beach Streetscape Projects.

(Requested by Commissioner Jose Smith)

(Deferred from 9/14/99)

ACTION: Status report presented by Public Works Director Julio Grave de Peralta. Motion made by Commissioner Dermer to put this item on the agenda for the October 6th Commission meeting with a timeline and a drop-dead date identifying when all punch-list items will be completed; seconded by Commissioner Smith; voice vote: 7-0. Julio Grave de Peralta to handle. Judy Hoanshelt to place on agenda.

R9D Discussion to Consider Extending the Additional Homestead Exemption for Seniors to the City=s Portion of the Tax Bill as Well as the County Portion of the Tax Bill.

(Requested by Mayor Neisen Kasdin)

(Deferred from 9/14/99)

ACTION: Motion made by Mayor Kasdin directing Administration to begin to research and report back with an analysis and recommendation; seconded by Commissioner Cruz; voice vote: 7-0.

R9E Discussion regarding the Status of Polo Park.

(Requested by Commissioner David Dermer)

(Deferred from 9/14/99)

ACTION: See action on item AH@.

R9F Discussion to Consider Providing $20,000 to MIDEM to Cover Partial Cost of a Miami Beach Stage

(Requested by Commissioner Simon Cruz)

(Deferred from 9/14/99)

ACTION: Not reached.

R9G Discussion regarding Request by Alliance Cinema.

(Requested by Mayor Neisen Kasdin)

(Deferred from 9/14/99)

ACTION: Mayor Kasdin presented the item to the Commission stating that the Cinema is having financial difficulties which may be related to the opening of the Regal Cinemas. Discussion held. Commissioner Liebman made a motion to encouraging Regal Cinemas to meet with Alliance Theater; seconded by Commissioner Dermer; no vote taken.

Discussion continued. Commissioner Gottlieb questioned where proper funding would come from and stated that these funds should not come out of the general fund. Requests such as this should be directed to the Cultural Arts Council.

Motion made by Commissioner Gottlieb: 1) for Commissioner Liebman to act as a liaison to work with Regal Cinemas . The City Administration to contact Regal and set up a meeting immediately; 2) refer to Cultural Affairs Council; 3) review the budget for the Cultural Arts Council and let them know that we are sending this group; 4) the Cultural Arts Council to look into this issue and others. Amendment was made by Commissioner Cruz: 5) that Commissioner Liebman meet with the owner of the Sterling building; seconded by Commissioner Liebman; voice vote: 6-0; absent: Vice-Mayor Shapiro. Christina Cuervo and Ronnie Singer to handle.

Handout:

1) Alliance for Media Arts - description of Past, Present, and Future and past and current budgets.

2) Blue folder containing information on Alliance.

R9H Approval for the Nomination of Anna Brenner Meyers as a Great Floridian 2000 Candidate; and a Discussion regarding Other Great Floridian Nominees Who Have Made a Tremendous Impact on the City of Miami Beach but Have Not Been Nominated by Anyone.

(Requested by Commissioner Nancy Liebman)

ACTION: Discussion held. Nomination of Anna Brenner Meyers approved. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman; seconded by Commissioner Gottlieb; voice vote: 7-0.

Motion made by Commissioner Liebman directing Administration to work with the Historic Preservation staff and City Boards to development a list of additional candidates for the Great Floridian 2000 Program; seconded by Commissioner Cruz; voice vote: 7-0. Judy Hoanshelt to handle.

End of Regular Agenda

Reports and Informational Items

A Verbal Report from the Production Industry Council.

(Arts, Culture and Entertainment)

ACTION: Verbal report given by Karen Davis.

B Commission Memorandum No. 706-99

Report on Mayor's Ad Hoc Committee on Schools.

(Children's Affairs)

ACTION: Discussion held. Asst. City Manager Christina Cuervo reported that agreement has been reached with Miami-Dade School Board concerning the parking issue with the expansion of North Beach Elementary School. Accommodation has been made with the school board to use the street spaces on 42nd Street and the 42nd St. Garage. The garage will discount its rates to $17 during the peak season, November through April, and at no charge during the non-peak season. This is subject to change based on future demands. Christina Cuervo to handle.

C City Attorney Commission Memorandum No. 655-99

City Attorney's Status Report.

(City Attorney's Office)

(Deferred from 9/14/99)

ACTION: Written report submitted.

Handout: Memorandum from Commissioner Smith to Mayor Kasdin and Members of the City Commission dated September 21, 1999, RE: City Attorney=s Office Proposed Salary Adjustment 1999/2000

D Commission Memorandum No. 707-99

Status Report on the Cultural Campus.

(City Manager's Office)

ACTION: Written report submitted.

E Commission Memorandum No. 656-99

Status Report on Improvements to Fire Stations.

(City Manager's Office)

(Deferred from 9/14/99)

ACTION: Written report submitted.

F Commission Memorandum No. 657-99

Parking Status Report.

(Parking Department)

(Deferred from 9/14/99)

ACTION: Written report submitted.

G Commission Memorandum No. 658-99

Public Hearings Before the September 28, 1999 Planning Board Meeting are as Follows: 1) Conditional Use - Floating Docks - Yacht Show (Collins Avenue); 2) Conditional Use - Outdoor Entertainment Establishment - 720 Ocean Drive; 3) Conditional Use - Outdoor Entertainment Establishment - 740 Ocean Drive; 4) Lot Split - 271 North Hibiscus Drive; 5) Historic Preservation Designation - Fire Station No. 2; 6) Historic Preservation Designation - The Bath Club; 7) Ordinance- Parking Regulations in Historic Districts; 8) Ordinance - Motion Picture Theater Hours of Operation; and; 9) Ordinance - Member Absences: Land Use Boards.

(Planning Department)

(Deferred from 9/14/99)

ACTION: Written report submitted.

H Commission Memorandum No. 659-99

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

(Deferred from 9/14/99)

ACTION: Mayor Kasdin that an agreement has been reached with the School Board and the park will be opened for use by the residents. Kevin Smith reported that the fence will be removed within a week.

I Commission Memorandum No. 708-99

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

(Public Works)

ACTION: Written report submitted.

Miami Beach Redevelopment Agency

Commission Chambers, 3rd Floor, City Hall

1700 Convention Center Drive

September 22, 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. 99-48

Report on the Storefront Glazing Issues regarding the Anchor Shops and Parking Garage Project.

(Deferred from 9/14/99)

ACTION: Status report presented by Asst. City Manager Christina Cuervo. Administration continuing to work with the developer and further updates will be provided.

B. Redevelopment Agency Memorandum No. 99-49

Status Report on the Loews Miami Beach Hotel; the Anchor Shops at South Beach and Parking (16th Street Parking Garage); and the RDP Royal Palm Crowne Plaza Resort Hotel.

(Deferred from 9/14/99)

ACTION: Written report submitted.

C. Redevelopment Agency Memorandum No. 99-50

Anchor Shops and Parking - Monthly Report on Parking Operations, Months Ended June 30 and July 31, 1999.

(Deferred from 9/14/99)

ACTION: Written report submitted.

3. NEW BUSINESS

A. Redevelopment Agency Memorandum No. 99-47

Report of the Itemized Revenues and Expenditures of the Miami Beach Redevelopment Agency for the Month Ended June and July, 1999.

(Distributed Under Separate Cover)

ACTION: Written report submitted.

B. Redevelopment Agency Memorandum No. 99-52

A Resolution of the Chairman and Members of the Miami Beach Redevelopment Agency Adopting Operating Budgets for South Pointe and City Center Redevelopment Areas for Fiscal Year 1999/2000.

ACTION: Resolution No. 326-99 adopted. Motion made by Vice-Mayor Shapiro; seconded by Mayor Kasdin; voice vote: 4-0; absent: Commissioners Cruz, Gottlieb and Liebman. Christina Cuervo to handle.

Meeting adjourned at 11:12 p.m.

End of Agenda