City of Miami Beach - City Commission Meeting
Commission Chambers, 3rd Floor, City Hall
1700 Convention Center Drive
October 20, 1999

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AFTER ACTION

October 20, 1999 CONSENT AGENDA PAGE NO.

PA1 Certificates of Apprec/Pkg Enforcement Officers Ott and Pierre. 1

PA2 Proclamation/Marion Levien Day.

PA3 Certificates of Apprec/regarding the "Way to Go" Award.

PA4 New Item: Proclamation/Juan Vilaseca. (Cruz)

C2A TIPS, Design of Telecommunications Infrastructure & Switch, $37,500. 3

C2B TIPS, PO, Fiber Optic Cable for Certain City Locations, $32,500.29. 67

C2C PO, IntegraTRAK Call Accounting Software, Siemens PBXs, $34,819. 69

C2D BA 105-98/99, Recreational Program Software, $12,495. 71

C2E S-BA 13-99/00, Lease/Purchase of Holiday Decorations, $58,557.45. 73

C2F S-BA 5-99/00, Rental/Lease of Investigative Vehicles, $150,000. 75

C2G BA 12-99/00, Paper Products & Janitorial Supplies, $31,027.90. 79

C2H BA 4-99/00, Turbine Water Meters & Drop-In Head Assemblies, $24,000. 83

C4A Ref: Land Use & Dev. Comm/Dev. Opportunity @ 17th & Meridian. (Liebman) 85

C7A Grant Application: 2000 Festival of the Arts. 89

C7B Elect Comm. Jose Smith as Vice-Mayor 11/1/99 until New Comm. Elected. 93

C7C Sublease between Concert Assn & Colony Theater Cafe, Inc. 95

C7D Rescind Reso. Setting P. Hrg re: 1749 Jefferson Avenue. 117

C7E FY 99/00, Middle Beach Partnership Operating Budget, $114,125. 121

C7F Waive Costs @ Conv. Ctr for Children=s Cancer Caring Ctr Holiday Party. 131

C7G Authorize SMG to Enter into an Agmt w/SMG Cleaning. 135

C7H Forgive Loan to Sanford L. Ziff Jewish Museum, $60,000. 139

C7I 2nd Amendment to Agmt w/Dr. David Santisteban, Testing: Fire Dept. Emp. 143

C7J 1st Amendment to FY 98/99 Budgets within General Fund. 151

C7K Citywide Pkg Emergency for Millennium Weekend for Use of Vacant Lots. 157

C7L Donation from Tropical Audubon Society, Inc., $10,850. 161

C7M Grant Application: U.S. Golf Assn Foundation for Par 3 Golf Course. 167

C7N Grant Application: Renovate Flamingo Pool. 189

C7O Issue RFP to Prepare Market Analysis & Econ. Dev. Plan: N. Beach Area. 191

C7P Grant Application: FDOT AFast Track@ for MB Coastal Greenways. 225

C7Q Approve Change Orders AMM@ through AVV@, Bass Museum Expan., $24,066. 229

C7R S-4th Amendment to Agmt, Wash. Ave. Streetscape Master Plan, $8,100. 233

C7S Conveyance from FDOT, Terminal Island, for Water Booster Pump Station. 241

C7T Set P. Hrg, Revocable Permit, LaGorce Island Dock Facility. 247

C7U Rank/Nego:Sklarchitecture, RFQ 87-98/99, Plans/Renovate Conv. Ctr&TOPA. 251

R5A 5:30 p.m. 1st Rdg,Amend Land Dev. Regs, Bath Club/Desig. His. Site.5/7 257

R5B 6:00 p.m. 1st Rdg,Amend Land Dev. Regs, Fire Sta.2/Desig. His. Site.5/7 355

R5C 10:45 a.m. 2nd Rdg, Establish Committee for Quality Education.(Shapiro) 397

R5D 4:30 p.m., 1st Rdg, Street Performers Ord. (Liebman) 403

R5E W-1st Rdg, Amend Towing Regs. (Kasdin) 411

R5F 1st Rdg, Add=l Homestead Exemption for Certain Senior Citizens.(Kasdin) 415

R7A 2:00 p.m., Rename Allison Road to Allison Island Drive. 423

R7B 11:00 a.m.,Waive Dev. Regs, Proposed Miami City Ballet Facility.5/7 433/SM

R7C 10:00 a.m., Joint, Grant Easement to MCB, 10' Exterior Pathway. 439

R7D 2:30 p.m., 2nd Hrg, Dev. Agmt/Lease Agmt, Pelican Development, LLC. 443

R7E 10:15 a.m., Renovation of CMB=s Golf Courses & Clubhouses. 459

R7F Approp. Funds, Capital Projects Plan for Conv. Ctr & TOPA, $6,008,500. 489

R7G 10:00 a.m., Joint, Amendment 3, Kimley-Horn, S. Pointe Streetscape. 543

R7H Approve Grant to MB Chamber of Commerce, Construct Visitors Info. Ctr. 547

R7I W-Increase Fire Rescue Fees. 551

R7J 4:15 p.m., Urge Clemency/Pol. Asylum: Fight to Liberate Cuba.(Cruz) 561/SM

R9A Board and Committee Appointments. 563

R9B Disc: Proposal to Alleviate Traffic Alton Rd bet. Dade & 15th.(Shapiro) 609

R9C 5:00 p.m.,Disc:Playground Problems:Rainbow DayCare Ctr/6th St.(Liebman) 611

R9D W-Disc: Bath Club Site.(Kasdin) 613

R9E Emergency Item: Disc: Hurricane Irene Clean-Up. (Kasdin) A

R10A Noon Break, Closed Executive Session: Fla. Public Telecommunications. 615

R10B Noon Break, Closed Executive Session: American Riviera Real Estate Co. 617

REPORTS AND INFORMATIONAL ITEMS

A Status Report on the Cultural Campus. 619

B Year 2000 (Y2K) Computer Systems Status Summary Report. 627

C Update on FPL=s Frequent Power Outages. 631

REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY ITEMS - 10:00 A.M.

2A Re-Purchase Parcel 2, Pursuant to Cobb Dev. Agmt., Appro. $1,554,200.1SM

2B Joint, Grant Easement to MCB, 10' Exterior Pathway. 3

3A Joint, Amendment 3, Kimley-Horn, S. Pointe Streetscape. 7

 

 

Call to Order - 9:00 a.m.

Inspirational Message and Pledge of Allegiance

Requests for Additions, Withdrawals, and Deferrals

NEW ITEM:

Commissioner Liebman announced that Mr. Arthur Lauffenberger recently passed away and requested a moment of silence in his memory. Mr. Lauffenberger worked for the Miami Beach Garden Center. Commissioner Liebman requested a memorial be placed in his memory at the orchadarium at the Miami Beach Botanical Gardens. Item referred to the Community Affair s Committee. Kevin Smith to provide information to Judy Hoanshelt who will place on agenda.

PA - Presentations and Awards

PA1 Certificates of Appreciation to be Presented by Mayor Neisen Kasdin to Parking Enforcement Officers Alex Ott and Donna Pierre for Going that Extra Mile.

(Parking Department)

ACTION: Certificate presented to Officer Alex Ott.

 

PA2 A Proclamation Proclaiming October 20, 1999 as AMarion Levien Day@. Ms. Levien Produced the Award Winning Art Deco Video Documentary AA Pastel Paradise@. She Collaborated Extensively with her Long-Time Friend, Barbara Capitman, and Pre-Edited Ms. Capitman=s Book ADeco Delights@. Together They Worked to Create the Art Deco Society of America.

ACTION: Proclamation presented.

 

PA3 Certificates of Appreciation to be Presented to Gerald K. Schwartz, President, MBTMA, Judy I. Evans, Executive Director, MBTMA, Amelia Johnson, Transportation Coordinator, and Joseph Johnson, Transportation and Concurrency Manager, for Receiving the AWay to Go@ Award, Presented to the City of Miami Beach by Renew America and the United States Environmental Protection Agency=s Office.

(City Manager=s Office)

ACTION: Certificates presented.

Mr. Schwartz presented the AWay to Go@ Award to Mayor Kasdin.

 

ADD ON ITEMS:

PA4 Proclamation to be presented to Juan Vilaseca to show our appreciation and for his loyal dedication as a community activist.

ACTION: Proclamation 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. 753-99

Request for Approval to Award a Contract to the State of Florida Department of Management Services, Pursuant to State of Florida Telecommunications Infrastructure Project Services (TIPS) Contract, in the Estimated Amount of $37,500, for the Design of a New Telecommunications Infrastructure and Switch for the Miami Beach Convention Center. Funding: Convention Center Budget Account.

Administration Recommendation: Approve the award.

(Information Technology)

ACTION: Award authorized. Kay Randall to handle.

Handout:

Fax from E. Richard Alhadeff to Mayor Kasdin and City Commission, dated 10/19/99, RE: Competitive bid Reports C2A.

 

C2B Commission Memorandum No. 754-99

Request for Approval to Award a Purchase Order to the State of Florida Department of Management Services, Pursuant to State of Florida Telecommunications Infrastructure Project Services (TIPS) Contract, in the Amount of $32,500.29, for the Installation of Fiber Optic Cable for the Following City Locations: Fire Station II to the Public Works Yard, Police Department to Old City Hall, and Jackie Gleason Box Office to the Dance Classrooms in the CMB Credit Union Building. Funding: Internal Services Fund for Information Technology.

Administration Recommendation: Approve the award.

(Information Technology)

ACTION: Award authorized. Michael Rath to issue Purchase Order. Kay Randall to handle.

 

C2C Commission Memorandum No. 755-99

Request for Approval to Award a Purchase Order to Siemens Business Communications, Pursuant to State of Florida Contract No. 730-650-97-1, in the Amount of $34,819 to provide IntegraTRAK Call Accounting Software for the City's Siemens PBXs. Funding: Internal Services Fund for Information Technology.

Administration Recommendation: Approve the award.

(Information Technology)

ACTION: Award authorized. Michael Rath to issue Purchase Order. Kay Randall to handle.

 

C2D Commission Memorandum No. 756-99

Request for Approval to Award a Contract to Sierra Digital Inc., in the Amount of $12,495, Pursuant to Bid No. 105-98/99 for the Purchase of Recreational Program Software. Funding: Parks and Recreation Department Account.

Administration Recommendation: Approve the award.

(Parks and Recreation)

ACTION: Award authorized. Kevin Smith to handle.

 

C2E Commission Memorandum No. 757-99

Request for Approval to Award a Contract to Christmas Designers, Inc., in the Annual Amount of $58,557.45, Pursuant to Bid No. 13-99/00 for the Lease/Purchase of Holiday Decorations. Funding: Citywide General Fund.

Administration Recommendation: Approve the award.

(Parks and Recreation)

ACTION: Award authorized. Kevin Smith to handle.

Mayor Kasdin requested the Administration to work with local Artist(s) and City Committees (Beautification Committee) to assist in the decoration selections and locations but stated that the process not be delayed.

Because of the additional funding, the Administration can spend up to $100,000 for this year. An agenda item increasing the amount of the bid will be presented to the November 17th Commission Meeting.

Handout: Lease/purchase of holiday decorations with color photos of different decorations.

 

C2F Commission Memorandum No. 758-99

Request for Approval to Award a Contract to Royal Rent-A-Car Systems of Florida, Inc., in the Estimated Annual Amount of $150,000, Pursuant to Bid No. 5-99/00 for the Rental/Lease of Investigative Vehicles. Funding: Police Department Budget Account.

Administration Recommendation: Approve the award.

Police Department)

ACTION: Award authorized. Chief Baretto to handle.

Commissioner Gottlieb stated that the cost seem to be excessive and directed the Administration to check different options and check with other Cities to try to get better pricing before this comes back for renewal. Drew Terpak to handle.

 

C2G Commission Memorandum No. 759-99

Request for Approval to Award a Contract to Dade Paper Company in the Estimated Annual Amount of $31,027.90, Pursuant to Bid No. 12-99/00 for the Purchase of Paper Products and Janitorial Supplies. Funding: Budgeted Accounts of Various Using Agencies.

Administration Recommendation: Approve the award.

(Procurement)

ACTION: Award authorized. Michael Rath to handle.

 

C2H Commission Memorandum No. 560-99

Request for Approval to Award a Contract to Sensus Technologies Inc. in the Estimated Annual Amount of $24,000, Pursuant to Bid No. 4-99/00 to Purchase Turbine Water Meters and Drop-In Head Assemblies. Funding: Public Works Budget Account.

Administration Recommendation: Approve the award.

(Public Works)

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

 

C4 Commission Committee Assignments

C4A Referral to the Land Use and Development Committee - Development Opportunity at 17th Street and Meridian Avenue.

Recommendation: Refer the matter.

(Requested by Commissioner Nancy Liebman)

ACTION: Referred. Janet Gavarrete to place on committee agenda.

 

C7 - Resolutions

C7A Commission Memorandum No. 761-99

A Resolution Retroactively Approving and Authorizing the City Manager, or his Designee, to Submit a Grant Application to the Miami-Dade County Cultural Affairs Council for Funding Consideration Under the 1999-2000 Community Grants Program, for Support of the Office of the Arts, Culture and Entertainment Department=s 2000 Festival of the Arts, in the Amount of $10,000, with a Matching Fund of $10,000; Accepting the Grant, if Awarded; and Appropriating the Awarded Funds in Compliance with the Terms of the Grant.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Arts, Culture and Entertainment)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23351 adopted. James Quinlan to handle.

 

C7B Commission Memorandum No. 762-99

A Resolution Electing Commissioner Jose Smith as Vice-Mayor for a Term Commencing on November 1, 1999, and Terminating When the New City Commission is Elected, but Not Later than December 9, 1999.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(City Clerk=s Office)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23352 adopted. R. Parcher to handle.

 

C7C Commission Memorandum No. 763-99

A Resolution Approving a Sublease between the Concert Association of Florida, Inc. and Colony Theater Cafe, Inc., for the Restaurant Portion of the Colony Theater, Located at 1040 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, Florida; and Further Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to Execute the Sublease for the Purposes of Agreeing to the Non-Disturbance and Attornment of the Sublease.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(City Manager=s Office)

(Deferred from 10/6/99)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23353 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Cruz; seconded by Commissioner Gottlieb; Voice Vote: 6-0; Mayor Kasdin Abstained. Christina Cuervo to handle.

Handout: Mayor Kasdin completed Form 8B. Memorandum of Voting Conflict filed with meeting records.

 

C7D Commission Memorandum No. 764-99

A Resolution Rescinding Resolution No. 99-23335 Setting a Public Hearing for November 17, 1999, to Consider Public Comment regarding the Sale of the City-Owned Property Located at 1749 Jefferson Avenue, Miami Beach, Florida; and Further Authorizing the City Attorney=s Office to File Any and All Actions in a Court of Competent Jurisdiction, to Release the Deed Restrictions Encumbering Said Property.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(City Manager=s Office)

ACTION: Resolution not adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman to deny the resolution; seconded by Commissioner Gottlieb; Voice Vote: 7-0. Public Hearing will be scheduled for November 17th at 2:00 p.m. R. Parcher to notice. 15-day notice, Sunday, Oct. 31, Neighbors.

 

C7E Commission Memorandum No. 765-99

A Resolution Approving the Fiscal Year 1999/2000 Budget of the Middle Beach Partnership for the Revitalization of 41st Street, in the Amount of $77,625, Plus $36,500 in In-Kind Services, to be Provided by the Middle Beach Partnership, for a Total Operating Budget of $114,125; and Further Authorizing the City Manager to Negotiate and Execute a Loan Agreement, in a Form Acceptable to the City Attorney, with the Middle Beach District, When it is Formed, to Provide for Repayment of a Non-Interest Bearing Loan.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Community/Economic Development)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23354 adopted. Ronnie Singer and Patricia Walker to handle.

Commissioner Gottlieb mentioned that the landscape maintenance and trash on 41st Street is not being done satisfactorily. Kevin Smith and Robert Thomas to handle.

Additionally, there are many vacant stores. The Partnership needs to play an active role in finding new tenants.

 

C7F Commission Memorandum No. 766-99

A Resolution Approving the Children's Cancer Caring Center's Request for a Complete Waiver of Costs in the Amount of $3,010 for the Children's Holiday Party Event on December 18, 1999, at the Miami Beach Convention Center.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Convention Center)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23355 adopted. Mayra Diaz Buttacavoli to handle.

 

C7G Commission Memorandum No. 767-99

A Resolution Authorizing SMG, Managing Agent for the Miami Beach Convention Center, to Enter into an Agreement with SMG Cleaning, a Wholly-Owned Subsidiary of SMG, to Provide Show and Booth Cleaning Services for Events at the Miami Beach Convention Center on a Non-Exclusive Basis.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Convention Center)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23356 adopted. Mayra Diaz Buttacavoli to handle.

 

C7H Commission Memorandum No. 768-99

A Resolution Forgiving Principal Payments on a Loan from the City of Miami Beach to the Sanford L. Ziff Jewish Museum in the Amount of $60,000 Due During Fiscal Year (FY) 1999/2000.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Finance Department)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23357 adopted. Patricia Walker to handle.

 

C7I Commission Memorandum No. 769-99

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 Firefighter II, Fire Lieutenant and Fire Captain Classifications, Said Amendment Extending the Agreement to Include Updating the Job Analyses and Development and Validation of Written Tests for an Additional Group of Firefighter II, Lieutenant, and Captain Applicants, in an Amount Not to Exceed $41,820.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Human Resources)

(Deferred from 9/22/99)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23358 adopted. T.C. Adderly to handle.

 

C7J Commission Memorandum No. 770-99

A Resolution Approving the First Amendment to Fiscal Year 1998/99 Budgets Within the General Fund.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Office of Management and Budget)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23359 adopted. Jose Cruz to handle.

Commissioner Liebman stated that extra positions in Parks are being funded in the budget, but personnel are not being hired. Administration to address via an L.T.C. Kevin Smith to handle.

 

C7K Commission Memorandum No. 771-99

A Resolution Declaring a Citywide Parking Emergency for the Millennium Weekend of December 30 and 31, 1999, Allowing for the Use of Vacant Surface Lots Citywide; Further Authorizing the City Manager to Extend the Emergency for Additional Dates Associated with the Millennium Weekend.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Parking Department)

ACTION: Resolution not adopted. Jackie Gonzalez to handle.

Commissioner Dermer requested a report on the number of New Years celebrations which will be held in the City. The events need to be analyzed to determine the number of people attending and the amount of Sanitation and Public Safety Service which will be needed. Mayra Diaz Buttacavoli, James Quinlan, and Jackie Gonzalez to handle.

Vice-Mayor Shapiro requested that South Beach lot sites #1 and #2 and North Beach lot sites #1 and #2 be eliminated. He also stated that allowing the use of vacant surface lots citywide must not set a precedent.

Administration to report back at the November 17th meeting with an amended list of recommended parking areas, the hours of operations, and what security will be available at each site. Jackie Gonzalez to handle.

 

C7L Commission Memorandum No. 772-99

A Resolution Accepting a Donation from the Tropical Audubon Society, Inc., in the Amount of $10,850, (Comprised of $5,870 in Cash, and an In-Kind Contribution Valued at $4,980 in Plants and Other Materials for the Purpose of Establishing a Coastal Maritime Hammock in Pine Tree Park, as Designated in the Parks Improvements General Obligation Bond Program; Further Appropriating the $5,870 Cash Donation to the Pine Tree Park Improvement Program, and Amending the Contact with Vila and Son Landscaping Corp. Pursuant to Bid No. 63-98/99 for the Rehabilitation of Pine Tree Park by the Amount of $5,780, for the Purchase and Installation of Twenty-Eight (28) Large Native Trees to Be Planted as a Component of this Donation.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Parks and Recreation)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23377 adopted. Kevin Smith to handle.

 

C7M Commission Memorandum No. 773-99

A Resolution Approving and Authorizing the City Manager or His Designee to Submit a Grant Application to the United States Golf Association Foundation for the Purpose of Funding the Renovation of the Par 3 Golf Course to Develop, Enhance and Expose the Game of Golf to Juniors, the Disabled and the Economically Disadvantaged; Further Appropriating the Grant Funds, if Approved and Accepted by the City, in a Work Order to be Established; and Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to Execute all Necessary Documents Related to the Application.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Parks and Recreation)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23360 adopted. Mayra Diaz Buttacavoli and Kevin Smith to handle.

 

C7N Commission Memorandum No. 774-99

A Resolution Authorizing the City Manager or His Designee to Submit a Grant Application for Funding in the Amount of $400,000, from the Miami-Dade County=s Safe Neighborhood Parks Bond Program Interest Earnings for the Purpose of Renovating Flamingo Pool; and Appropriating the Grant, if Approved and Accepted by the City, in the Work Order for the Flamingo Park Renovation Project; and Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to Execute All Necessary Documents Related to this Application. (Resolution in Legal - To be Submitted)

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Parks and Recreation)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23361 adopted. Kevin Smith to handle.

Commissioner Liebman requested that work begin immediately at North Shore Park since there are delays at Flamingo Park. Kevin Smith to handle.

 

C7O Commission Memorandum No. 775-99

Resolution Authorizing the Administration to Proceed with Issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for Professional Services to Prepare a Market Analysis and Economic Development Plan for the North Beach Area.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Planning Department)

(Deferred from 10/6/99)

ACTION: Resolution not adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Cruz to refer the item to the Community Affairs Committee; seconded by Commissioner Dermer; Voice Vote: 6-0; Absent: Vice-Mayor Shapiro.

Commissioner Smith was advised that the total cost of the project will not exceed $30,000, and asked how will the study benefit the City?

Donald Shockey stated there is a time constraint.

Mayor Kasdin requested a report back at the November 17th Commission Meeting. Jorge Gomez to handle. Judy Hoanshelt to place on committee agenda.

 

C7P Commission Memorandum No. 776-99

A Resolution Authorizing the Administration to Submit a Grant Application to the Florida Department of Transportation=s AFast Track@ Economic Growth Transportation Initiative Grant Program; Such Grant Application Being for an Alternative Transportation/Intermodal Access Project, Known as the Miami Beach Coastal Greenways, a Pedestrian/Bicycle/Transit Network of Projects which Support and Complement the City=s Economic Growth Efforts.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Public Works)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23363 adopted. Julio Grave de Peralta to handle.

 

C7Q Commission Memorandum No. 777-99

A Resolution Approving Change Orders "MM" Through "VV" with Danville-Findorff, Inc., in the Total Amount of $24,066, from the Appropriated Funds in Account No. 364.2076.069358 for the Expansion and Renovation of the Bass Museum of Art.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Public Works)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23364 adopted. Julio Grave de Peralta to handle.

 

C7R Commission Memorandum No. 778-99

A Resolution Approving and Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to Execute the Fourth Amendment to the Agreement between the City of Miami Beach and Savino and Miller Design Studio to Provide Construction Administration Services for the Washington Avenue Streetscape Master Plan; Said Amendment in an Amount Not to Exceed $8,100 to Provide Construction Administration Services for Phase Three Median Improvements.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Public Works)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23365 adopted. Julio Grave de Peralta to handle.

Commissioner Liebman stated the contact for construction management services should be for the full term of the project and not just for 16 weeks. This was because construction projects tend get delayed and we should not have to amend the agreement in the future to extend the contract.

 

C7S Commission Memorandum No. 779-99

A Resolution Requesting a Public Purpose Conveyance from the Florida Department of Transportation, of a Portion of the Right-Of-Way on Terminal Island, for the Purpose of Constructing a Water Booster Pump Station.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Public Works)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23366 adopted. Julio Grave de Peralta to handle.

 

C7T Commission Memorandum No. 780-99

A Resolution Setting a Public Hearing to Consider a Revocable Permit Application by the La Gorce Island Association, Inc. for the Construction of a Dock Facility within the LaGorce Bridge City Right-of-Way, to Be Used by the Island's Nocturnal Security Boat Patrol.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Public Works)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23367 adopted. Julio Grave de Peralta to handle. R. Parcher to notice. Judy Hoanshelt to place on agenda.

 

C7U Commission Memorandum No. 781-99

A Resolution Accepting the Ranking of Proposals Received and Authorizing the Administration to Enter Into Negotiations with the Number-One Ranked Firm, A.R.I. Architects, Inc., D.B.A. Sklarchitecture, Pursuant to Request for Qualifications (RFQ) No. 87-98/99 for the Provision of Architectural and Engineering Services to Develop Plans, Specifications, and Construction Documents for the Renovation of the Miami Beach Convention Center and the Jackie Gleason Theater of the Performing Arts to Provide New ADA-Compliant Door Hardware, to Refurbish One Lounge and Two Lobbies, and 72 Restrooms and Other Improvements; Further, Should the Administration Not be Able to Reach an Agreement with Sklarchitecture, Authorizing the Administration to Negotiate with the Second-Ranked Firm, R.J. Heisenbottle Architects, P.A.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Public Works)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23368 adopted. Julio Grave de Peralta to handle.

 

End of Consent Agenda

 

REGULAR AGENDA

 

R5 - Ordinances

R5A Commission Memorandum No. 782-99

An Ordinance Amending Subpart B of the Land Development Regulations of the City Code; Amending Chapter 118, Entitled "Administration and Review Procedures"; Amending Article X, Entitled "Historic Preservation"; Amending Division 4, Entitled "Designation"; Amending Section 118-593, Entitled "Historic Preservation Designation"; Amending Subsection 118-593(e), Entitled "Delineation on Zoning Map" by Designating the Bath Club, Located at 5937 Collins Avenue, as an Historic Site, as More Particularly Described Herein; Providing that the City's Zoning Map Shall be Amended to Include the Bath Club as an Historic Site; Adopting the Designation Report as Appendix "A"; Providing for Inclusion in the Land Development Regulations of the City Code, Repealer, Severability, and an Effective Date. 5:30 p.m. Public Hearing, First Reading

Administration Recommendation: Upon first reading, adopt the Designation Report and approve the proposed amending Ordinance creating the Bath Club Historic Site.

(Planning Department)

(Scheduled 10/6/99)

(Hear in Conjunction with Item R9E)

ACTION: Public hearing held. 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 November 17th at 5:32 p.m.

Mr. Peebles made a public allegation against Mayor Kasdin. After further discussion a motion was made by Commmissioner Gottlieb to send the entire conversation to the State Attorney's office and let them investigate; seconded by Commissioner Dermer; voice vote: 7-0. A video and audio tape of the conversation will be forwarded to Ms. Katherine Fernandez-Rundle, State Attorney.

City Clerk=s Note: The transmittal letter, audio tape, and video tape were hand-delivered to the State Attorney=s office on Thursday, October 21, 1999 at approximately 4:00 p.m.

 

R5B Commission Memorandum No. 783-99

An Ordinance Amending Subpart B of the Land Development Regulations of the City Code; Amending Chapter 118, Entitled "Administration and Review Procedures"; Amending Article X, Entitled "Historic Preservation"; Amending Division 4, Entitled "Designation"; Amending Section 118-593, Entitled "Historic Preservation Designation"; Amending Subsection 118-593(e), Entitled "Delineation on Zoning Map" by Designating the Dade Boulevard Fire Station (Now Known as Fire Station #2), Located at 2300 Pinetree Drive, as an Historic Site, as More Particularly Described Herein; Providing That the City's Zoning Map Shall Be Amended to Include the Dade Boulevard Fire Station as an Historic Site; Adopting the Designation Report as Appendix "A"; Providing for Inclusion in the Land Development Regulations of the City Code, Repealer, Severability, and an Effective Date. 6:00 p.m. Public Hearing, First Reading

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Designation Report and the proposed amending Ordinance creating the Dade Boulevard Fire Station Historic Site.

(Planning Department)

(Scheduled 10/6/99)

ACTION: Public hearing held. Ordinance No. 99-3212 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman; seconded by Commissioner Gottlieb; ballot vote: 7-0.

City Clerk's Note: Application by the City requires only one reading and public hearing.

 

R5C Memorandum from Vice-Mayor Martin Shapiro

An Ordinance Amending Chapter 2 Entitled AAdministration@, by Amending Article III Entitled AAgencies, Boards and Committees@ by Creating Sections 2.190.127 through 2-190.132 Thereof Establishing the Committee for Quality Education in Miami Beach Schools; Providing for Codification, Severability, Repealer and an Effective Date. 10:45 a.m. Public Hearing, Second and Final Reading

Recommendation: Adopt the Ordinance.

(Requested by Vice-Mayor Martin Shapiro)

(First Reading 10/6/99)

ACTION: Public hearing held. Ordinance No. 99-3213 adopted. Motion made by Vice-Mayor Shapiro;. seconded by Commissioner Gottlieb; ballot vote: 7-0. R. Parcher to update Board and Committee information and transmit to Municipal Code Corp. Maria Ruiz to handle.

 

R5D Memorandum from Commissioner Nancy Liebman

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

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

(Requested by Commissioner Nancy Liebman)

ACTION: Discussion held. Commissioner Cruz suggested that the item be referred to the Community Affairs Committee. Discussion continued. Motion was subsequently changed to refer the item to the Land Use Committee; seconded by Commissioner Smith; voice vote: 7-0. Janet Gavarrete to place on agenda.

Commissioner Cruz requested that notice be sent to street performers. Commissioner Liebman requested notification be sent to the Washington Avenue, Ocean Drive and Lincoln Road Associations. Ronnie Singer to handle.

Handout:

1. Street performers who listed their names:

Mary Culture, Nina Annoval, and Rara Kuyu - Telephone numbers are available in the City Clerk=s office.

2. Memorandum from Ronnie Singer to Commissioner Liebman, dated September 9, 1999, RE: Street Performers.

 

R5E Memorandum from Mayor Neisen Kasdin

An Ordinance Amending Towing Regulations; Providing for Repealer, Severability and an Effective Date. Ordinance in Legal - To be Submitted) First Reading

(Requested by Mayor Neisen Kasdin)

ACTION: Withdrawn.

 

R5F Commission Memorandum No. 784-99

An Ordinance Relating to Ad Valorem Taxation; Providing for an Additional Homestead Exemption for Certain Qualifying Senior Citizens to be Applied to Millage Rates Levied by the City; Providing Requirement of Annual Application and Submission of Supporting Documentation to the Miami-Dade County Property Appraiser; Providing for Waiver of Exemption; Providing for an Annual Increase in the Income Limitation; Repealing All Ordinances and Resolutions in Conflict Herewith; Providing for Severability; Providing for Codification; and Providing for an Effective Date.

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

(Requested by Mayor Neisen Kasdin)

ACTION: Ordinance approve on first reading. Motion made by Commissoner Cruz; seconded by Commissioner Liebman; ballot vote: 7-0. Second reading and public hearing scheduled for November 17th at 3:15 p.m. R. Parcher to notice. Judy Hoanshelt to place on agenda.

Commissioner Smith asked several questions: 1) What happens if property is co-owned and the husband is 65 and the wife is 60?; 2) How can the City be certain that the total impact will not exceed $1.1 million?; and 3) What safeguards are in place to prevent fraud and what is the penalty? Patricia Walker to handle.

 

R7 - Resolutions

R7A Commission Memorandum No. 785-99

A Resolution Approving the Renaming of Allison Road to Allison Island Drive. 2:00 p.m. Public Hearing

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(City Manager=s Office)

(Scheduled 10/6/99)

ACTION: Public hearing held. Resolution No. 99-23369 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Dermer; seconded by Commissioner Cruz; voice vote: 7-0. Julio Grave de Peralta and Judy Hoanshelt to handle.

 

R7B Commission Memorandum No. 786-99

A Resolution Granting a Waiver of Certain Development Regulations, Pursuant to Section 142-425(d) and (e) of the City=s Zoning Ordinance, for the Miami City Ballet Facility, Located in the Collins Park Area, within the City=s Proposed Cultural Campus; Said Waiver regarding the Ballet Facility=s Required Parking Under Chapter 130 of the Land Development Regulations. (Resolution in Legal - To be Submitted) 11:00 a.m. Public Hearing

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(City Manager's Office)

(Continued from 10/6/99)

ACTION: Public hearing held. Resolution No. 99-23370 adopted as amended. Motion made by Comissioner Gottlieb; seconded by Commissioner Liebman with the amendment included; voice vote: 7-0.

Commissioner Liebman stated that the Miami City Ballet needs to prepare a plan that states that they shall use TOPA and identify how and when. Raul Aguila, First Assistant City Attorney, stated that this can be in place as an amendment to the Performance Agreement. Barbara Singer, Executive Director of the Miami City Ballet, verbally agreed to Commissioner Liebman=s conditions. Kerri Barsh, attorney for the Ballet was also present. Christina Cuervo, Mayra Diaz Buttacavoli, and Legal Department to handle.

Handout:

1) Letter from Stanley Price to Mayor and Members of the City Commission, dated October 20, 1999, RE: A resolution under Mayor and City of Miami Beach, Florida granting a waiver of Development regulations pursuant to sections 142-425(d) and (e) of the City=s Zoning Ordinance for the Miami City Ballet Facility.

2) Speakers list.

R7C Commission Memorandum No. 787-99

A Resolution Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to Grant an Easement to the Miami City Ballet (MCB) for the Provision of a Ten-Foot Exterior Exit Pathway at the Miami City Ballet Building Site, as Requested by the City of Miami Beach Fire Department; and Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to Execute and Record the Easement for the Required Exterior Exit Pathway. Joint City Commission and Redevelopment Agency

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(City Manager/Public Works)

(Deferred from 10/6/99)

ACTION: Heard in conjunction with RDA- 2B. Resolution No. 99-23371 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Gottlieb; seconded by Commissioner Smith; voice vote: 7-0. Julio Grave de Peralta to handle. R. Parcher to record the easement with Miami-Dade County.

 

R7D Commission Memorandum No. 788-99

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 Pelican 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 Pelican 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. 2:30 p.m. Second Public Hearing

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(City Manager's Office)

(Continued from 10/6/99)

(Development Agreement and Lease Agreement Submitted under Separate Cover)

ACTION: Public hearing and discussion held. Motion made by Commissioner Cruz for the term of the lease to be 40 years with a 10 year. option; seconded by Commissioner Smith; voice vote: 6-1; opposed: Mayor Kasdin.

Resolution No. 99-23372 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Cruz; seconded by Commissioner Liebman; voice vote: 5-2; opposed: Mayor Kasdin and Commissioner Smith. Christina Cuervo to handle.

 

R7E Commission Memorandum No. 789-99

A Resolution Approving the Overall Plan for the Renovation of the City of Miami Beach's Golf Courses and Clubhouses at Bayshore and Normandy Shores; Further Authorizing the Administration and Authorizing Arthur Hills and Associates and REG Architects, Inc. to Develop a Plan to Provide the Necessary Financing to Implement the Project.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(City Manager's Office)

(Deferred from 10/6/99)

ACTION: Discussion held. Resolution No. 99-23373 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman; seconded by Commissioner Gottlieb; voice vote: 5-2; opposed: Commissioners Cruz and Dermer. Mayra Diaz Buttacavoli to handle.

Mayor Kasdin stated that before the City commits to the actual renovation there must be a binding agreement between the City and the hotels that the hotels will guarantee a fix amount of golf rounds.

 

R7F Commission Memorandum No. 790-99

A Resolution Approving and Appropriating the Necessary Funding for the Capital Projects Plan for the Miami Beach Convention Center and Jackie Gleason Theater of the Performing Arts, for the Fiscal Year Ending September 30, 2000, in the Amount of $6,008,500 to be Transferred from the General Fund Reserve for Capital Improvements. (Resolution in Legal - To be Submitted)

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Convention Center)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23374 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman; seconded by Commissioner Cruz; voice vote: 7-0. Mayra Diaz Buttacavoli to handle.

Commissioner Liebman stated that this is the last appropriation which will be made until the projects covered under the $24 million are completed.

 

R7G Commission Memorandum No. 791-99

A Resolution Ratifying Amendment No. 3 to the Agreement between the Miami Beach Redevelopment Agency and Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., Approved Under Resolution No. 99-23073 for Professional Engineering and Landscaping Services in an Amount Not-to-Exceed $70,925 for Surveying of Phase II of the South Pointe Streetscape. (Resolution in Legal - To be Submitted) Joint City Commission and Redevelopment Agency

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Community/Economic Development)

ACTION: Heard in conjunction with RDA- 3A. Resolution No. 99-23375 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman; seconded by Commissioner Gottlieb; voice vote: 6-1; opposed: Commissioner Dermer. Christina Cuervo to handle.

 

R7H Commission Memorandum No. 792-99

A Resolution Approving a Grant to the Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce for the Construction of a Visitors Information Center.

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Finance Department)

ACTION: Withdrawn.

 

R7I Commission Memorandum No. 793-99

A Resolution Amending Resolution No. 92-21653 Increasing the Present Fire Rescue Transport Fee from $175 for Basic Life Support, and $290 for Advanced Life Support, to $310 Fire Basic Life Support, and $310 for Advanced Life Support, and Establishing a Mileage Charge of $7.50 per Mile, and Increasing the Charge for Medical Oxygen from $25 to $30 per Intervention. (Resolution in Legal - To be Submitted)

Administration Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Fire Department)

(Deferred from 9/14/99)

ACTION: Withdrawn.

 

R7J City Attorney Commission Memorandum No. 794-99

A Resolution Urging President William Jefferson Clinton and Florida Governor Jeb Bush to Review and Consider the Appropriateness of Extending Clemency and Providing Political Asylum to Eligible Cubans Currently Imprisoned in the United States for Acts Committed by These Individuals in the Fight to Liberate Cuba from the Communist Dictatorship of Fidel Castro.

Recommendation: Adopt the Resolution.

(Requested by Commissioner Simon Cruz)

ACTION: Resolution No. 99-23376 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Cruz; seconded by Commissioner Liebman; voice vote: 7-0. R. Parcher to handle.

Handout: Copy of the Afteraction for July 21, 1999 Commission Meeting - item R7J.

 

R9 - New Business and Commission Requests

R9A Commission Memorandum No. 795-99

Board and Committee Appointments for the Meeting of October 20, 1999.

(City Clerk's Office)

ACTION: No appointments were made.

 

R9B Discussion regarding a Proposal to Alleviate Traffic on Alton Road Between Dade Boulevard and 15th Street.

(Requested by Vice-Mayor Martin Shapiro)

ACTION: Vice-Mayor Shapiro presented a solution to the traffic problems at the above locations.

Motion made by Commissioner Liebman to refer to a joint meeting of the Land Use and Development Committee, and the Parking and Transportation Committee; seconded by Commissioner Cruz; voice vote: 7-0. Janet Gavarrete and Jackie Gonzalez to handle.

Handout: Corridor Study Dade Boulevard.

 

R9C Discussion regarding the Playground Problems at the Rainbow Day Care Center Located in the City=s 6th Street Community Center.

(Requested by Commissioner Nancy Liebman)

(Deferred from 10/6/99)

ACTION: Discussion held. Commissioner Liebman stated that she had been approached by the parents and the staff at the center who are concerned about the flooding in the area its effects on the playground. The Rainbow Day Care Center is trying to find the funds to install AVitro-Turf@ on the playground. They have $13,000. The estimated cost is between $62,000 and $69,000.

Administration directed to develop a funding mechanism for a new playground surface for the Center.

Property Management to examine and determine if anything can be done immediately.

Commissioners Dermer and Cruz offered to work with the Center to raise money. Josefina Carbonell, President, Little Havana Activities & Nutrition Centers of Dade County, Inc. to contact Commissioners Dermer and Cruz.

 

R9D Discussion regarding the Bath Club Site, including Volumetric Depiction of the Size and Dimensions of Structure that could be Erected on the Site.

(Requested by Mayor Neisen Kasdin)

(Hear in Conjunction with Item R5A)

ACTION: Withdrawn.

Handout: Fax from the Miami Design Preservation League (Heidi Siegel) to Mayor Kasdin and City Commissioners, dated October 20, 1999, RE: Historic Designation of the Bath Club.

 

R9E Emergency Item: Discussion regarding Hurricane Irene Clean-Up

(Requested by Mayor Neisen Kasdin)

ACTION: Motion made by Commissioner Gottlieb to add the item as an emergency; seconded by Commissioner Liebman; voice vote: 7-0.

Mayor Kasdin stated that there are a lot of uprooted trees particularly in the residential neighborhoods some of which have been recently planted and expressed concern that the trees will die if they are not replanted or up-righted immediately. Mayor Kasdin requested that appropriate resources be allocated to replanting or up-right the trees on a priority basis by today (Wednesday) or tomorrow at the latest.

Mayor Kasdin also requested that the clean-up of hurricane debris be expedited. Kevin Smith and Robert Thomas to handle.

Contact Mr. Greg Walder who volunteered to work with the City in the replanting. Kevin Smith to contact.

 

R10 - City Attorney Reports

R10A Notice of Closed Executive Session.

Pursuant to Section 286.011, Florida Statutes, a Closed Executive Session will be held during lunch recess in the City Manager's large conference room, Fourth Floor, City Hall, to discuss settlement issues of the following case:

Florida Public Telecommunications Association, Inc., a Florida corporation not-for-profit vs. City of Miami Beach. United States District Court, Southern District, Case No. 99-2640 CIV-LENARD.

The following individuals will be in attendance: Mayor Neisen Kasdin; Members of the Commission: Simon Cruz, David Dermer, Susan Gottlieb, Nancy Liebman, Martin Shapiro and Jose Smith; City Attorney Murray H. Dubbin, City Manager Sergio Rodriguez, Chief Deputy City Attorney Donald Papy, Deputy City Attorney Robert Dixon, First Assistant City Attorney Sheri Sack, and First Assistant City Attorney Gary Held.

ACTION: Executive Session announced and held.

 

R10B Notice of Closed Executive Session.

Pursuant to Section 286.011, Florida Statutes, a Closed Executive Session will be held during lunch recess in the City Manager's large conference room, Fourth Floor, City Hall, to discuss settlement issues of the following case:

City of Miami Beach vs. American Riviera Real Estate Company. Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court Case No. 99-2418 CA06, General Jurisdiction, Case No. 98-09809 CA09.

The following individuals will be in attendance: Mayor Neisen Kasdin; Members of the Commission: Simon Cruz, David Dermer, Susan Gottlieb, Nancy Liebman, Martin Shapiro and Jose Smith; City Attorney Murray H. Dubbin, City Manager Sergio Rodriguez, Chief Deputy City Attorney Donald Papy, Deputy City Attorney Robert Dixon, and Special Counsel Thomas Goldstein, Esq.

ACTION: Executive Session announced and held.

Subsequently, motion made by Commissioner Gottlieb authorizing the Administration and the Legal Department to proceed to do the development and lease agreements and related documents to finalize the settlement agreement; seconded by Commissioner Liebman; voice vote: 7-0. Christina Cuervo and Legal Department to handle.

Handout:

1. Proposed/revised settlement agreement between American Riviera Real Estate Company and the City of Miami Bech and the Miami Beach Redevelopment Agency

End of Regular Agenda

Reports and Informational Items

A. Commission Memorandum No. 796-99

Status Report on the Cultural Campus.

(City Manager's Office)

ACTION: Written report submitted.

 

B. Commission Memorandum No. 797-99

Year 2000 (Y2K) Computer Systems Status Summary Report.

(City Manager's Office)

ACTION: Written report submitted.

 

C. Commission Memorandum No. 798-99

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

October 20, 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.

A Resolution of the Chairman and Members of the Miami Beach Redevelopment Agency Authorizing the Agency to Exercise the Option to Re-Purchase Parcel 2 (Block 53), Granted Pursuant to the Cobb Development Agreement, as Amended; and Appropriate $1,554,200 from South Pointe Tax Increment Funds for Said Purpose.

(Deferred from 10/6/99)

(To be Submitted)

ACTION: Discussion held.

Vice-Mayor Shapiro requested the City Attorney report back with a proposal for litigation. Discussion continued.

Motion made by Commissioner Smith instructing the City Attorney to institute default proceedings against the developer including a declaratory action; seconded by Commissioner Dermer; voice vote: 7-0. Legal Department and Christina Cuervo to handle.

Commissioner Liebman stated that when this item comes back to the Commission it should contain the original Concept Plan to distinguish what the project should have looked at versus what it actually looks like.

 

B. Redevelopment Agency Memorandum No. 99-61

A Resolution Requesting the Mayor and City Commission to Grant an Easement to the Miami City Ballet (MCB) for the Provision of a Ten-Foot Exterior Exit Pathway at the Miami City Ballet Building Site, as Requested by the City of Miami Beach Fire Department; and Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to Execute and Record the Easement for the Required Exterior Exit Pathway. Joint City Commission and Redevelopment Agency

(Deferred from 10/6/99)

ACTION: Heard in conjunction with R7C. Resolution No. 328-99 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Gottlieb; seconded by Commissioner Smith; voice vote: 7-0. Julio Grave de Peralta to handle.

3. NEW BUSINESS

A. Redevelopment Agency Memorandum No. 99-62

A Resolution Ratifying Amendment No. 3 to the Agreement between the Miami Beach Redevelopment Agency and Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc., Approved Under Resolution No. 99-23073 for Professional Engineering and Landscaping Services in an Amount Not-to-Exceed $70,925 for Surveying of Phase II of the South Pointe Streetscape. Joint City Commission and Redevelopment Agency

ACTION: Heard in conjunction with R7G. Resolution No. 329 -99 adopted. Motion made by Commissioner Liebman; seconded by Commissioner Cruz; voice vote: 6-1; opposed: Commissioner Dermer. Christina Cuervo and Julio Grave de Peralta to handle.

 

End of Agenda

The meeting was adjourned at 6:30 p.m.