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01.13.2016 - City Council MinutesCITY COUNCIL MINUTES, JANUARY 13, 12016 CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MINUTES JANUARY 13, 2016 (A) CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL The City Council for the City of Miami Gardens, Florida, met in regular session, Wednesday, January 13, 2016, beginning at 7:00 p.m., in the City Council Chambers, 18605 NW 27th Avenue, Miami Gardens, Florida. The following members of the City Council were present: Mayor Oliver Gilbert, Vice Mayor Felicia Robinson and Council Members: Lisa C. Davis, Lillie Q. Odom, Rodney Harris, David Williams Jr., and Dr. Erhabor Ighodaro. Also in attendance were: City Manager Cameron Benson, City Attorney Sonja K. Dickens and City Clerk Ronetta Taylor. (B) INVOCATION Delivered by Mayor Gilbert (C) PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Recited in unison (D) APPROVAL OF MINUTES D-1) Regular City Council Minutes —December 9, 2015 Motion offered by Councilman Williams, seconded by Councilman Harris to approve the minutes, with necessary corrections if any. There being no discussion, the motion to approve passed and carried by a unanimous voice vote of the Council. (E) ORDER OF BUSINESS (Items to be pulled from Consent Agenda at this time) Item F-1 was moved to the January 27, 2016 City Council Agenda Item K-2 was withdrawn from the Official Agenda Item K-10 was withdrawn from the Official Agenda Item M-1 was withdrawn from the Official Agenda Motion offered by Councilman Williams, seconded by Councilman Harris to approve the Official Agenda, with the necessary changes/amendments/deletions. There being no discussion, the motion to approve the Official Agenda passed and carried by a unanimous vote of the Council. (F) SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS (5 minutes each) January 13, 2016, City Council Minutes Page 1 CITY COUNCIL MINUTES, JANUARY 13, 12016 F-2) Councilman Ighodaro — Special Presentation Councilman Ighodaro presented a plaque to Willie Ervin Miller on the occasion of his retirement. Mayor Gilbert elaborated on Miller's commitment to the Miami Gardens' community and its Residents. (G) PUBLIC COMMENTS Reverend Nettie B. Davis, 17530 NW 27th Court, Miami Gardens, Florida, appeared before the City Council to highlight the efforts being made with the HIV/AIDS Awareness Movement. She further thanked the City of Miami Gardens for its continued support. (H) ORDINANCE(S) FOR FIRST READING: H-1) AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA AUTHORIZING THE AMENDMENT OF THE CITY'S TAXABLE LAND ACQUISITION REVENUE BOND, SERIES 200911; APPROVING T H E EXECUTION OF A BOND MODIFICATION AGREEMENT; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES AND RESOLUTIONS IN CONFLICT; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) Motion offered by Mayor Gilbert, seconded by Councilman Harris to adopt this item on first reading. There being no discussion, the motion passed and carried by a 7-0 voice vote. Councilwoman Davis: Yes Councilman Harris: Yes Councilman Ighodaro: Yes Councilwoman Odom: Yes Vice Mayor Robinson: Yes Councilman Williams: Yes Mayor Gilbert: Yes (I) ORDINANCE(S) FOR SECOND READING/PUBLIC HEARING(S) None January 13, 2016, City Council Minutes Page 2 CITY COUNCIL MINUTES, JANUARY 13, 2016 (J) RESOLUTION(S)/PUBLIC HEARING(S) None (K) CONSENT AGENDA: RESOLUTION NO. 2016-01-2900 K-1) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, SUPPORTING THE PINE ROCKLAND AND THE MIAMI TIGER BEETLE AND ENCOURAGING THE FLORIDA FISH AND WILDLIFE CONSERVATION COMMISSION TO DESIGNATE THE MIAMI TIGER BEETLE AS A THREATENED SPECIES; PROVIDING FOR INSTRUCTIONS TO THE CITY CLERK; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY COUNCILMAN DAVID WILLIAMS JR.) RESOLUTION NO. 2016-03-2902 K-3) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING FEBRUARY AS BLACK HISTORY MONTH; AUTHORIZING THE 4TH ANNUAL BLACK HISTORY EXTRAVAGANZA, TO BE ENTITLED "AFRICA TO AMERICA THE HISTORY OF AFRICAN AMERICANS IN ART, CULTURE AND COMMERCE"; AUTHORIZING AN ESSAY CONTEST, A RITES OF PASSAGE CEREMONY, AN ANKARA FASHION SHOW AND A BUSINESS EXPO; AUTHORIZING AN EXPENDITURE OF ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($1,000.00) FOR THIS PURPOSE; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (COUNCILMAN ERHABOR IGHODARO) RESOLUTION NO. 2016-04-2903 K-4) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, SUPPORTING RAISING January 13, 2016, City Council Minutes Page 3 •0121 bit m rd I DAIN M lr&1, M., N I . 1110 m _ ral . . 1 . , . .11 SAN MOM%W MA , . ME,% IWI RESOLUTION NO. 2016-03-2902 K-3) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING FEBRUARY AS BLACK HISTORY MONTH; AUTHORIZING THE 4TH ANNUAL BLACK HISTORY EXTRAVAGANZA, TO BE ENTITLED "AFRICA TO AMERICA THE HISTORY OF AFRICAN AMERICANS IN ART, CULTURE AND COMMERCE"; AUTHORIZING AN ESSAY CONTEST, A RITES OF PASSAGE CEREMONY, AN ANKARA FASHION SHOW AND A BUSINESS EXPO; AUTHORIZING AN EXPENDITURE OF ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($1,000.00) FOR THIS PURPOSE; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (COUNCILMAN ERHABOR IGHODARO) RESOLUTION NO. 2016-04-2903 K-4) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, SUPPORTING RAISING January 13, 2016, City Council Minutes Page 3 CITY COUNCIL MINUTES, JANUARY 13, 2016 AWARENESS ABOUT CERVICAL CANCER DURING THE MONTH OF JANUARY, NATIONAL CERVICAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY COUNCILWOMAN LISA C. DAVIS) RESOLUTION NO. 2016-05-2904 K-5) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO TYLER TECHNOLOGIES INC., FOR MAINTENANCE SUPPORT AND LICENSES FOR THE EDEN SOFTWARE PACKAGE IN THE AMOUNT NINETY-ONE THOUSAND, SEVEN HUNDRED SIXTY SIX DOLLARS AND SIX CENTS ($91,766.06), FOR FISCAL YEAR 2016; WAIVING THE COMPETITIVE BIDDING REQUIREMENTS; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) RESOLUTION NO/ 2016-06-2905 K-6) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER AND THE CITY CLERK TO EXECUTE AND ATTEST, RESPECTIVELY THAT CERTAIN AGREEMENT WITH THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION, FOR THE ACCEPTANCE OF GRANT FUNDS, IN THE AMOUNT OF FIFTEEN THOUSAND DOLLARS ($15,000.00), A COPY OF WHICH IS ATTACHED HERETO AS EXHIBIT "A"; AUTHORIZING A ONE TO ONE FUNDING MATCH OF IN-KIND OR MONETARY CONTRIBUTIONS; PROVIDING FOR INSTRUCTIONS TO THE CITY CLERK; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) RESOLUTION NO. 2016-07-2906 K-7) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, DECLARING TWELVE (12) FLEET VEHICLES TO BE SURPLUS; AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO UTILIZE FISHER AUCTION COMPANY, INC., AND RENE BATES AUCTIONEERS, INC. FOR AUCTION SERVICES TO DISPOSE OF THE SURPLUS VEHICLES; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) January 13, 2016, City Council Minutes Page 4 CITY COUNCIL MINUTES, JANUARY 13, 12016 RESOLUTION NO. 2016-08-2907 K-8) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, APPROVING THE MIAMI GARDENS' COMMISSION FOR WOMEN GIRLS AND WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT SUMMIT EVENT; AUTHORIZING AN EXPENDITURE OF THREE HUNDRED FIFTY DOLLARS ($350.00) FOR THIS PURPOSE; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) RESOLUTION NO. 2016-09-2908 K-9) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, APPROVING THE FINAL PLAT FOR THE "ISAIAH S. WILLIAMS, JR. DEVELOPMENT CENTER", SUBMITTED BY THE JPM CENTRE AT MIAMI GARDENS DRIVE, INC., FOR THE PROPERTY GENERALLY LOCATED EAST OF NW 42ND AVENUE AND NW 183" STREET, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED ON EXHIBIT "A" ATTACHED HERETO; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) A a MEMO! Ii .i IM1,11141000 . S1000 ralm WAN ON No1mv ROO _ rd rd rd rd w4 WIM WIN I k_1 10riblE Val sm,111000 RESOLUTION NO. 2016-11-2910 K-11) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, INSTRUCTING THE CITY MANAGER TO TAKE ANY AND ALL STEPS NECESSARY TO IMPLEMENT CPR TRAINING CLASSES AT THE BETTY T. FERGUSON RECREATIONAL COMPLEX WITH THE AUTHORITY TO ENTER INTO PARTNERSHIPS FOR THIS PURPOSE; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY MAYOR OLIVER GILBERT) Motion offered by Councilman Ighodaro, seconded by Councilman Williams to adopt the Consent Agenda. January 13, 2016, City Council Minutes Page 5 CITY COUNCIL MINUTES, JANUARY 13, 12016 There being no discussion, the motion to adopt passed and carried by a unanimous vote of the Council. (L) RESOLUTION(S) None QUASI-JUDICIAL ZONING HEARINGS: Shellie Ransom Jackson, Development Services Director appeared before the City Council to expound on the process used for the Quasi -Judicial Proceedings. Clerk Taylor swore in all parties participating this this Quasi -Judicial Proceeding. (M) ORDINANCES ON FOR FIRST READING(S): .. =11,11 k'111 11 'AWN ..., P11 WE IN WIN I F1111ME VIVO 11 &W-4 721, _ a ., l W1 M i ziil (N) ORDINANCES ON FOR SECOND READING/PUBLIC HEARING(S) ORDINANCE NO. 2016-01-347 N-1) AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, APPROVING THE APPLICATION SUBMITTED BY SPIRIT OF CHRIST CENTER & MINISTRIES, INC. FOR THE REZONING OF THAT CERTAIN PROPERTY LOCATED AT 1455 NW 183 STREET, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED ON EXHIBIT "A" ATTACHED HERETO, FROM AU, AGRICULTURE TO NC, NEIGHBORHOOD COMMERCIAL; PROVIDING FOR ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT; PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) (1St Reading — December 9, 2015) Mayor Gilbert opened the floor for this public hearing. After there were no interested parties to speak on behalf of this item, the public hearing closed. January 13, 2016, City Council Minutes Page 6 CITY COUNCIL MINUTES, JANUARY 13, 12016 Motion offered by Councilman Williams, seconded by Councilman Harris to adopt this item. There being no discussion, the motion to adopt passed and carried by a 7-0 vote. Councilman Ighodaro: Yes Councilwoman Odom: Yes Vice Mayor Robinson: Yes Councilman Williams: Yes Councilwoman Davis: Yes Councilman Harris: Yes Mayor Gilbert: Yes ORDINANCE NO. 2016-02-348 N-2) AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, APPROVING THE APPLICATION SUBMITTED BY NEW WAY FELLOWSHIP PRAISE & WORSHIP CHURCH, INC., FOR THE REZONING OF THAT CERTAIN PROPERTY LOCATED AT NW 167TH STREET AND NW 22ND AVENUE , MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED ON EXHIBIT "A" ATTACHED HERETO, FROM PLANNED CORRIDOR DEVELOPMENT TO R-1, SINGLE FAMILY; PROVIDING FOR ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT; PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) (1s' Reading — December 9, 2015) Mayor Gilbert opened the floor for this public hearing. After there were no interested parties to speak on behalf of this item, the public hearing closed. item. Motion offered by Councilman Williams, seconded by Councilwoman Davis to adopt this There being no discussion, the motion to adopt passed and carried by a 7-0 vote. Councilwoman Odom: Yes Vice Mayor Robinson: Yes Councilman Williams: Yes Councilwoman Davis: Yes Councilman Harris: Yes Councilman Ighodaro: Yes Mayor Gilbert: Yes January 13, 2016, City Council Minutes Page 7 CITY COUNCIL MINUTES, JANUARY 13, 2016 (0) RESOLUTION(S)/PUBLIC HEARING(S) None (P) REPORTS OF CITY MANAGER/CITY ATTORNEY/CITY CLERK P-1) MGPD Quarterly Report Petula Burks, Media & Events Coordinator appeared before the City Council to highlight the activities to take place at the Betty T. Ferguson Recreation Complex in recognition of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (Q) REPORTS OF MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEMBERS Councilman Williams shared that a Learn to Garden workshop will be held at Scott Lake Elementary School, Saturday January 16th and Monday, January 18th. The workshop starts at 8:OOAM and ends at 12PM. Councilwoman Davis announced that the Human Trafficking Steering Committee will co -host its first walk in recognition of Human Trafficking Month, January 29, 2016, beginning at 10:00 AM, at Florida National University Hialeah Campus, 4425 West Jose Regueiro (20th) Avenue, Hialeah, Florida. Councilman Harris invited everyone out to the Food Truck Invasion, Friday, January 15th from 5:30 — 9:OOPM, at Rolling Oaks Park. He further announced that he would be partnering with Mt. Hermon A.M.E. Church, Saturday January 23, 2016, for a Farm Share Event. The public is invited to attend. Vice Mayor Robinson shared a ceremony will be held at Carol City High School in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. "W.I.S.H., Sunday, January 17, 2016, from 2:00- 5:OOPM. She further shared a Red Wine, Red Dress Awareness event highlighting Heart Disease is scheduled for February 6, 2016, at the City of Miami Gardens City Hall Court Yard, starting at 6:OOPM. Mayor Gilbert conveyed concern with the negative comments surrounding the City of Miami Gardens Chamber of Commerce. (R) WRITTEN REQUESTS, PETITIONS & OTHER WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE PUBLIC None January 13, 2016, City Council Minutes Page 8 CITY COUNCIL MINUTES, JANUARY 13, 2016 (S) ADJOURNMENT There being no further business to come before this Body, and upon a motion being duly offered the meeting adjourned at 7:30 PM. Attest: wo, i �1. " 4 Z-- - - - onetta Taylor, M, City Clerk Oliver Gilbert, Mayor January 13, 2016, City Council Minutes Page 9