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05.11.2016 - City Council MinutesCITY OF MIAMI GARDENS REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MINUTES MAY 11, 2016 (A) CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL The City Council for the City of Miami Gardens, Florida, met in regular session, Wednesday, May 11, 2016, at 7:02 PM, at City Hall 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 D. 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 -April 27, 2016 Motion offered by Councilman Williams, seconded by Councilman Harris to approve the minutes, with the necessary corrections, if any. There being no discussion the motion to approve passed and carried by a unanimous voice vote of the members present. (E) ORDER OF BUSINESS (Items to be pulled from Consent Agenda at this time) The following items were added to the official agenda as: Item K-11 "A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE RELOCATION OF ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($1,000.00) FROM THE S.A.V.I.O.R EVENT TO HAITIAN FLAG DAY; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE" (SPONSORED BY COUNCILMAN IGHODARO) Item K-12 "A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, DECLARING PRINCIPLES OF INCLUSION FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISMS AND OTHER SPECIAL NEEDS, AND URGING ACTION BY NATIONAL, STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS, BUSINESSES, AND RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITIES CONSISTENT WITH THESE PRINCIPLES; PROVIDING FOR AN Regular City Council Minutes - May 11, 2016 Page 1 EFFECTIVE DATE" (SPONSORED BY MAYOR GILBERT) Item K-13 "AND RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS APPROVING THE BALLOT LANGUAGE OUTLINED ON EXHIBIT "A" ATTACHED HERETO RELATING TO THE "STADIUM PROPERTIES"; PROVIDING FOR INSTRUCTIONS TO THE CITY CLERK; PROVIDING FOR AUTHORIZATION TO THE CITY CLERK AND CITY ATTORNEY; CALLING FOR A SPECIAL ELECTION; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE" (SPONSORED BY MAYOR OLIVER GILBERT) Councilman Ighodaro added a presentation as Item F-3. Motion offered by Councilman Ighodaro, seconded by Councilman David Williams Jr., to approve the official agenda with the necessary additions. There being no discussion, the motion to approve passed and carried by a unanimous vote of the Council members present. (F) SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS (5 minutes each) F-1) Councilwoman Lisa C. Davis -Mother's Day in the Gardens Honorees Councilwoman Davis shared this is the fifth year that she has been honoring mothers. This year she wanted to do something different by honoring mothers who are also business owners, as well as unsung Heroines in the City of Miami Gardens: Patricia Johnson, Grace Vernon, Arleace Hicks Carrion, Denise Brown and Shannette Rivera. F-2) City Manager Benson - FY 2014-2015 Annual Audit Report F-3) Councilman Ighodaro - Recognizing the Miami Gardens Progressive Young Adult Advisory Committee Members Councilman Ighodaro recounted in 2014, he had sponsored legislation reestablishing the Miami Gardens Progressive Young Adult Advisory Committee. He said he was happy to witness the evolution of this committee under its current leadership. This committee has worked with both St. Thomas and Florida Memorial Universities during their college readiness initiative. He recognized each member and encouraged them to continue their community outreach. (G) PUBLIC COMMENT Marjorie Cross, 1425 NW 191St Terrace, Miami Gardens, Florida, appeared before the City Council to express concern with the Red Light Cameras. She shared she had heard that the red light cameras were going to be removed soon; she wanted to know if this was a true statement. She further reported that a street sign at NW 191 St Terrace NW 13th Court was down. (H) ORDINANCE(S) FOR FIRST READING: None (I) ORDINANCE(S) FOR SECOND READING/PUBLIC HEARING(S) Regular City Council Minutes - May 11, 2016 Page 2 ORDINANCE NO. 20116-06-352 I-1) AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AMENDING ARTICLE III of CHAPTER 2 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES TO ADD DIVISION 8 TO CREATE A JUNIOR COMMISSION FOR WOMEN ADVISORY COMMITTEE; PROVIDING FOR MEMBERSHIP; PROVIDING FOR TERMS OF OFFICE; PROVIDING FOR ORGANIZATION; PROVIDING FOR DUTIES AND POWERS; PROVIDING FOR ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT; PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; PROVIDING FOR INCLUSION IN CODE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY COUNCILWOMAN LISA C. DAVIS) (1St Reading - April 27, 2016) Mayor Gilbert opened the floor for this public hearing. After there were no interested parties to speak on this item, the public hearing closed. Councilwoman Davis reemphasized the importance of empowering our young ladies. She shared we have the Progressive Young Adults, the Junior Council and opined the Junior Commission For Women would be a great concept for our kids. Motion offered by Councilwoman Davis, seconded by Councilman Williams to adopt this item. There being no discussion, the motion to adopt passed and carried by a 7-0 vote. Councilwoman Davis: Yes Councilman Harris: Yes Councilman Ighodaro: Yes Councilwoman Odom: Yes Vice Mayor Robinson: Yes Councilman Williams: Yes Mayor Gilbert: Yes (J) RESOLUTION(S)/PUBLIC HEARING(S) None (K) CONSENT AGENDA: RESOLUTION NO. 2016-87-2986 K-1) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA RECOGNIZING JUNE AS MEN'S HEALTH MONTH IN THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY COUNCILWOMAN LISA C. DAVIS) Regular City Council Minutes - May 11, 2016 Page 3 RESOLUTION NO. 2016-88-2987 K-2) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, APPOINTING BEATRICE CAZEAU TO SERVE AS LEGAL ADVISOR TO THE NUISANCE ABATEMENT BOARD FOR A TWO (2) YEAR TERM; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY ATTORNEY) RESOLUTION NO. 2016-89-2988 K-3) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, APPOINTING MIMI TURIN AS SPECIAL MASTER FOR CODE ENFORCEMENT HEARINGS; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY ATTORNEY) RESOLUTION NO. 2016-90-2989 K4) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, REJECTING ALL PROPOSALS RECEIVED IN RESPONSE TO RFP NUMBER 15-16-007 RECREATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM; AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO RE -SOLICIT THE BID FOR THE PROCUREMENT AND INSTALLATION OF A RECREATION MANAGEMENT SYSTEM; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) RESOLUTION NO. 2016-91-2990 K-5) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AWARDING A BID TO INSITE MARTIN OUTDOOR, LLC, FOR THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, AND MAINTENANCE OF ADVERTISEMENT ON THE CITY'S BUS BENCHES/SHELTERS, AND TRASH RECEPTACLES; AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO NEGOTIATE AND EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT FOR THIS PURPOSE; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) RESOLUTION NO. 2016-92-2991 K-6) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO NEGOTIATE AND EXECUTE A CONTRACT WITH ADVANCE ROOFING, INC., FOR THE DESIGNBUILD OF MUNICIPAL ROOF MOUNTED PHOTOVOLTAIC PANELS IN Regular City Council Minutes - May 11, 2016 Page 4 AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED EIGHT HUNDRED SIXTY- EIGHT THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED TWENTY-ONE DOLLARS AND ZERO CENTS ($868,121.00), PLUS A TEN PERCENT (10%) CONTINGENCY; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) RESOLUTION NO. 2016-93-2992 K-7) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE RENEWAL OF THAT CERTAIN AGREEMENT WITH ASHBRITT, INC., FOR EMERGENCY DEBRIS REMOVAL AND DISPOSAL SERVICES; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) RESOLUTION NO. 2016-94-2993 K-8) 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 AMENDMENT NO.4 TO THE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS AND AMERICAN TRAFFIC SOLUTIONS ("ATS"), A COPY OF WHICH IS ATTACHED HERETO AS EXHIBIT "A"; 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. 2016-95-2994 K-9) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO RELY UPON THAT CERTAIN CONTRACT NO. RQ11-205753-10A ENTERED INTO BY FAIRFAX COUNTY VIRGINIA ACTING AS LEAD AGENCY FOR U.S. COMMUNITIES AND SAFEWARE, INC., FOR PUBLIC SAFETY AND EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT AND RELATED SERVICES; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) RESOLUTION NO. 2016-96-2995 K-10) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, REJECTING ALL PROPOSALS RECEIVED IN RESPONSE TO RFQ NUMBER 14-15-032 AND RFP NUMBER 15-16-021 FOR SENIOR FAMILY CENTER Regular City Council Minutes - May 11, 2016 Page 5 IMPROVEMENTS; AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO RE -SOLICIT THE TWO (2) STEP PROCUREMENT FOR THE SENIOR FAMILY CENTER; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) RESOLUTION NO. 2016-97-2996 K-11) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE RELOCATION OF ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($1,000.00) FROM THE S.A.V.I.O.R EVENT TO HAITIAN FLAG DAY; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE" (SPONSORED BY COUNCILMAN IGHODARO) RESOLUTION NO. 2016-98-2997 K-12) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, DECLARING PRINCIPLES OF INCLUSION FOR INDIVIDUALS WITH AUTISMS AND OTHER SPECIAL NEEDS, AND URGING ACTION BY NATIONAL, STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS, BUSINESSES, AND RESIDENTIAL COMMUNITIES CONSISTENT WITH THESE PRINCIPLES; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE" (SPONSORED BY MAYOR GILBERT) RESOLUTION NO. 2016-101-3000 K-13 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS APPROVING THE BALLOT LANGUAGE OUTLINED ON EXHIBIT "A" ATTACHED HERETO RELATING TO THE "STADIUM PROPERTIES"; PROVIDING FOR INSTRUCTIONS TO THE CITY CLERK; PROVIDING FOR AUTHORIZATION TO THE CITY CLERK AND CITY ATTORNEY; CALLING FOR A SPECIAL ELECTION; 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 approve the Consent Agenda. There being no discussion, the motion to adopt passed and carried by a unanimous vote of the City Council. (L) RESOLUTION(S) Regular City Council Minutes - May 11, 2016 Page 6 RESOLUTION NO. 2016-99-2998 L-1) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, ACCEPTING THE FISCAL YEAR 2014-2015 ANNUAL AUDIT REPORT FROM THE CITY'S AUDITOR, THE ANTHONY BRUNSON, P.A.; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) Anthony Brunson appeared before the City Council to expound on the 2014-2015 Annual Audit Report. He shared that the City of Miami Gardens is only of eight cities in the State of Florida that has gained recognition for its budget and financial reporting. He said he was available to speak with each Council member if there were some specific concerns. Motion offered by Mayor Gilbert, seconded by Vice Mayor Robinson to adopt this item. Mayor Gilbert shared that the city's reserve is approximately 18%. The City's goal is to get to 20%. The audit reflects the city has pretty good operations. He thanked Mr. Brunson for his services. vote. There being no discussion, the motion to adopt passed and carried by a unanimous voice RESOLUTION NO. 2016-100-2999 L-2) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, RATIFYING THAT CERTAIN COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENT WITH THE POLICE BENEVOLENT ASSOCIATION ATTACHED HERETO AS EXHIBIT "A"; AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER AND CITY CLERK TO EXECUTE AND ATTEST THE SAME; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) Manager Benson shared this agreement is the result of four years of negotiations. The city was able to get most things that it wanted and PBA was able to get most things that they wanted, as well. He opined this is a fair contract. Moving forward some overtime issues and other reductions believed to be of benefit to the city, as well as officers will be addressed. He recommended approval. Motion offered by Councilman Williams, seconded by Councilwoman Davis to adopt this item. Mayor Gilbert reiterated this has been a long negotiation and conveyed that he was happy with the outcome. Regular City Council Minutes - May 11, 2016 Page 7 There being no further discussion, the motion to adopt this item passed and carried by a unanimous vote of the City Council. QUASI-JUDICIAL ZONING HEARINGS: Judith Marsie-Hazen, Development Services Director appeared before the City Council and read the process used for the Quasi -Judicial Proceedings. Clerk Taylor swore in all parties participating in this Quasi -Judicial Proceeding. (M) ORDINANCES ON FOR FIRST READING(S): None (N) ORDINANCES ON FOR SECOND READING/PUBLIC HEARING(S) ORDINANCE NO. 2016-07-353 N-1) AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, APPROVING THE APPLICATION SUBMITTED BY EMPOWERING YOUTH, INC., FOR THE REZONING OF PROPERTY LOCATED AT 530 NW 183" STREET, MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED ON EXHIBIT "A", ATTACHED HERETO, FROM R-1, SINGLE FAMILY TO NC, NEIGHBORHOOD COMMERCIAL; PROVIDING FOR ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT; PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; PROVIDING FOR INCLUSION IN CODE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) (1St Reading - April 27, 2016) Elbert Waters, Planning and Zoning Consultant to the City of Miami Gardens appeared before the City Council to expound on this application. He stated this is the second reading of the item, which is requesting a zoning change from R-1, Single Family to NC, Neighborhood Commercial. Mayor Gilbert opened the floor for this public hearing. After there were no interested parties to speak on this item, the public hearing closed. Motion offered by Councilman Ighodaro, seconded by Councilwoman Davis and Councilwoman Odom to adopt this item. There being no discussion, the motion to adopt passed and carried by a 7-0 vote. Vice Mayor Robinson: Yes Councilman Williams: Yes Councilwoman Davis: Yes Councilman Harris: Yes Regular City Council Minutes - May 11, 2016 Page 8 Councilman Ighodaro: Yes Councilwoman Odom: Yes Mayor Gilbert: Yes (0) RESOLUTION(S)MUBLIC HEARING(S) M-1) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, DESIGNATING FIVE CONTIGUOUS PARCELS OF LAND COMPRISING APPROXIMATELY 10.13 ACRES, LOCATED AT 123 NW 202ND TERRACE, MIAMI GARDENS, MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA 33169, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED ON EXHIBIT "A", ATTACHED HERETO, AS THE WILLOW LAKE APARTMENTS GREEN REUSE AREA, FOR THE PURPOSE OF ENVIRONMENTAL REHABILITATION, PURSUANT TO FLORIDA'S BROWNFIELDS REDEVELOPMENT ACT, SECTION 376.80(2)(C), FLORIDA STATUTES; AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS TO NOTIFY THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND MIAMI-DADE COUNTY DIVISION OF ENVIRONMENTAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT OF SAID DESIGNATION; PROVIDING FOR INSTRUCTIONS TO THE CITY CLERK; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) Mayor Gilbert opened the floor for this public hearing. After there were no interested parties to speak on this item, the public hearing closed. Nakeischae Smith, Assistant Development Services Director appeared before the City Council to expound on this item. She recounted the applicant was issued a site plan approval by the city. The site is currently vacant but was formerly operated as a waste water treatment plant; when fully developed the site will consist of approximately 127 residential units. Florida Statutes provided the developer with economic incentives to help them build. In order to qualify the developer has to request the municipality adopt a resolution designating the subject property as a Green Reuse Area. By adopting this resolution the city will incur no liability and no cost financial cost will be imposed upon the City of Miami Gardens. The city's only obligation is to provide a copy of the executed resolution to the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, and Miami -Dade County (DERM) within 30 days of adoption. Motion offered by Councilman Ighodaro, seconded by Councilwoman Odom to adopt this item on first public hearing. There being no further discussion the motion to adopt passed and carried by a 7-0 vote. Councilman Williams: Yes Regular City Council Minutes - May 11, 2016 Page 9 Councilwoman Davis: Yes Councilman Harris: Yes Councilman Ighodaro: Yes Councilwoman Odom: Yes Vice Mayor Robinson: Yes Mayor Gilbert: Yes (P) REPORTS OF CITY MANAGER/CITY ATTORNEY/CITY CLERK Manager Benson shared the city is moving along with its GOB projects. When the city starts to demolish and construct new facilities staff is going to need the ability to go out do some of its programming at other facilities within the City of Miami Gardens. He asked the Council to give him the authority, once staff has identified those facilities to house the City's programs in the future. He would bring the item back to Council for approval. Mayor Gilbert opined if Council gives the authorization he did not believe it was necessary to bring the item back for approval. Manager Benson said he wanted to make Council aware that he would be doing this. He publicly congratulated his daughter who would be graduating high school this coming weekend. (Q) REPORTS OF MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEMBERS Councilman Ighodaro announced this marks his 20d' Year Anniversary in the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity. He recognized the founders of that fraternity. He also recognized Mayor Gilbert and Councilman Williams who are members of that fraternity. He further thanked everyone for putting in the effort to ensure the 2nd Annual Haitian Flag Day even, which is scheduled to take place a day after the Mayor's State of the City Address. There will be light refreshments as well as entertainment. He further thanked the sponsors of this event. Councilman Williams announced the Mammoth Gardens Way Station grand opening event will take place at North Glades Elementary School, Thursday, May 26, 2016, beginning at 9:00 AM. Councilwoman Davis thanked: Assistant to the Council Cindy Betty, Police Chief Brooklen, Assistant City Manager Craig Clay, Assistant City Manager Vernita Nelson, City Attorney Sonja K. Dickens, City Manager Cameron Benson and City Clerk Ronetta Taylor for their hard work. She also thanked the community for their support. She further congratulated Councilman Ighodaro, Mayor Gilbert, Councilman Williams and Chief Brooklen for their outstanding recognition as 50 Most Influential People in South Florida. Councilwoman Odom asked Ms. Rachael Rao to come forward to provide a brief overview of the Immigration and Naturalization Workshop. Rachel Rao appeared before the City Council to announce that on May 21, 2016, from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM, at the City of Miami Gardens, City Hall Community Room. Five Immigration Attorneys as well as a representative from the State Attorney's office will be present to answer questions. Anyone wanting answers to questions about immigration is Regular City Council Minutes - May 11, 2016 Page 10 welcome. For convenience a written format is also provided for those interested parties that are afraid to ask questions. Councilman Harris announced that on May 2, 2016, Mt. Hermon A.M.E. church will host a Community Peace March, from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM. The march will start at Mt. Hermon and end at Scott Park. The Food Invasion and Mic Night event will take place, Friday, May 20, 2016, at Rolling Oaks Park, starting at 5:30 PM. He encouraged everyone to come out for both events Vice Mayor Robinson encouraged everyone to support our youth. She shared that District 1, has a Match competition, with the District 1 schools. The event is scheduled for May 12th at North Miami Senior High School from 3:00 — 6:00 PM. She reiterated the importance of supporting our youth Mayor Gilbert said a free information seminar for 11th and 12th grade students is being held at the community center to educate student about financial aide. The seminar is scheduled for Saturday, May 21, 2016, starting at 9:00 AM. He further announced that summer job enrollment/registration is still going on. He further congratulated Councilman Ighodaro, Councilman Williams and Chief Brooklen for being selected as one of the 50 Most Influential People in South Florida. He also noted that these individuals are Omegas. Mayor Gilbert announced the Mayor's State of the City Address will take place, Tuesday, May 17, 2016, starting at 5:20 PM. He further congratulated the City Manager and shared that he was happy the PBA Contract was done. The General Employees contract was executed a few years ago. (R) WRITTEN REQUESTS, PETITIONS & OTHER WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE PUBLIC None (S) ADJOURNMENT There being no further business to come before this Body, and upon a motion being duly made and seconded the meeting adjourned at 7:59 p.m. Attest: Oliver Gilbert, Mayor wo�r� Ronetta Taylor, MM ity Clerk Regular City Council Minutes - May 11, 2016 Page 11