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10.12.2016 - City Concil MinutesCITY OF MIAMI GARDENS REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MINUTES OCTOBER 12, 2016 (A) CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL The City Council for the City of Miami Gardens, Florida, met in regular session, Wednesday, October 12, 2016, beginning at 7:00 PM, 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: Lillie Q. Odom, Lisa C. Davis, 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) Special City Council Minutes — September 28, 2016 D 2) Regulaf City Getineil Pe e" September- 28, 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 adopt passed and carried by a unanimous voice vote. (E) ORDER OF BUSINESS (Items to be pulled from Consent Agenda at this time) Items K-2; K-4; and K-9 were pulled from the Consent Agenda. A replacement for Item N-01 was provided to the Council. The following item was added to the official agenda as Item K-11 "A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, SUPPORTING MIAMI-DADE COUNTY COMMISSION CHAIRMAN JEAN MONESTIME AND THE FOR SOUTH FLORIDA HAITIAN RELIEF GROUP FOR THEIR TRANSPARENCY RELIEF EFFORTS; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY COUNCILMAN ERHABOR IGHODARO) October 12, 2016 City Council Minutes Page 1 Motion offered by Councilwoman Davis, seconded by Councilwoman Odom to approve the official agenda with the necessary changes/additions. There being no further discussion the motion to approve the official agenda passed and carried by a unanimous voice vote. (F) SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS (5 minutes each) None (G) PUBLIC COMMENTS Sondra Wallace, 4350 NW 181" Terrace, Miami Gardens, Florida, appeared before the City Council to express concern with some of the homes in her neighborhood (NW 183rd to 167th Street between NW 42nd Avenue and 57th Avenue) that have become rooming houses. Mayor Gilbert shared that the area Ms. Wallace was referencing was not in the corporate boundaries of the City of Miami Gardens. He explained on NW 183rd Street the City's boundary ends at NW 47th Avenue. Ms. Wallace shared within her immediate area NW 183rd Street to NW 181" Terrace from NW 47th Avenue to 42nd Avenue the same conditions apply. She stated that she has spoken numerous times with representatives from the City's Code Compliance Division about her concerns. Mayor Gilbert informed Ms. Wallace that Ms. Bispot will speak with her about conducting a Code Enforcement Sweep in this area. Ledell Jackson, 1241 NW 174th Street, Miami Gardens, Florida, and members of the Scott Lake Crime Watch appeared before the City Council to express concern with the rehabilitation center (Fallen Leaves) near their neighborhood. He stated a meeting to discuss this matter with Councilman Harris was cancelled due to the hurricane threat. He asked that this meeting be rescheduled. He further stressed the importance of rescheduling this meeting as soon as possible with all the Council members in attendance. Mayor Gilbert informed Mr. Jackson of the Sunshine Law requirements when two or more Council members are attending a meeting where a matter has the potential of being brought before Council. Staff was directed to coordinate a meeting between residents, Fallen Leaves representatives and possible Council Members. The City Clerk would ensure all applicable actions were taken to satisfy the Sunshine Law requirement. Rita Pierre, 1000 NW 197th Terrace, Miami Gardens, Florida, appeared before the City Council to thank everyone for their support during her time of her bereavement as well as her hospitalization. She especially thanked Councilwoman Davis, her senior group and the UPPAC family. October 12, 2016 City Council Minutes Page 2 (H) ORDINANCE(S) FOR FIRST READING: None (I) ORDINANCE(S) FOR SECOND READING/PUBLIC HEARING(S) ORDINANCE NO. 2016-14-360 I-1) ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, RELATING TO ELECTIONS, CALLING A SPECIAL ELECTION FOR THE MAYORAL RACE; PROVIDING FOR RUN-OFF ELECTION IF APPLICABLE; PROVIDING FOR CLOSE OF ELECTION BOOKS; APPROVING THE OFFICIAL BALLOT FORM; PROVIDING FOR NOTIFICATION; PROVIDING FOR CANVASSING BOARD; PROVIDING FOR ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT; PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY CLERK) Mayor Gilbert opened the floor for this public hearing. After there were no interested parties to speak on 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 Davis: Yes Councilman Harris: Yes Councilman Ighodaro: Yes Councilwoman Odom: Yes Vice Mayor Robinson: Yes Councilman Williams: Yes Mayor Gilbert: Yes (.I) RESOLUTION(S)/PUBLIC HEARING(S) None (K) CONSENT AGENDA: RESOLUTION NO. 2016-162-3061 K-1) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING NOVEMBER AS NATIONAL DIABETES PREVENTION MONTH IN THE CITY; AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO TAKE ANY AND ALL October 12, 2016 City Council Minutes Page 3 STEPS NECESSARY TO IMPLEMENT THE FIFTH ANNUAL DIABETES PREVENTION EVENT TO BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 20, 2016; AUTHORIZING AN ALLOCATION OF FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($5000.00) FROM THE SPECIAL EVENT FUND, UPON APPROVAL OF SAID FUND IN THE 2016-17 FISCAL YEAR BUDGET; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY COUNCILWOMAN LISA C. DAVIS) RESOLUTION NO. 2016-164-3063 K-3) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ISSUE A CHANGE ORDER, MODIFYING THE EXISTING SCOPE OF WORK AND TOTAL CONTRACT VALUE FOR INVITATION TO BID NUMBER (ITB) 15-16-022, FOR REFUSE COLLECTION OF LEASED CONTAINERS, AWARDED TO WASTE MANAGEMENT OF FLORIDA, INC., TO INCLUDE THE CITY'S RECYCLING SERVICES PROGRAM, FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED THE ANNUAL BUDGET ALLOCATION; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) RESOLUTION NO. 2016-166-3065. K-5) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ACCEPT A VICTIMS OF CRIME ACT GRANT AWARD IN THE AMOUNT OF NINETY-FOUR THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED SEVEN DOLLARS AND TWENTY-EIGHT CENTS ($94,107.28) FROM THE OFFICE OF THE FLORIDA ATTORNEY GENERAL; AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO TAKE ANY AND ALL STEPS NECESSARY TO ACCEPT THE GRANT; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) RESOLUTION NO. 2016-167-3066 K-6) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT WITH SAFEWARE, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE OF A VIDEO ANALYTICS SOLUTION, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED ONE HUNDRED EIGHTEEN THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED TWENTY -DOLLARS ($118,220.00), BY RELYING ON U.S. COMMUNITIES GOVERNMENT PURCHASING ALLIANCE RFP NUMBER 11- 205753-10; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF October 12, 2016 City Council Minutes Page 4 REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) RESOLUTION NO. 2016-168-3067 K-7) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE THAT CERTAIN AGREEMENT WITH SAFEWARE, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE OF A SECURITY SURVEILLANCE PLATFORM, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED ONE HUNDRED SIXTY THOUSAND THREE HUNDRED EIGHTY-FOUR DOLLARS AND EIGHTY CENTS ($160,384.80), BY RELYING ON THE U.S. COMMUNITIES GOVERNMENT PURCHASING ALLIANCE RFP NUMBER 11- 205753-10; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) RESOLUTION NO. 2016-169-3068 K-8) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDERS TO SHI INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION, FOR LICENSING AND MICROSOFT SOFTWARE AND SERVICES IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED ONE HUNDRED FIFTY SIX THOUSAND THREE HUNDRED SIXTY THREE DOLLARS AND FORTY-TWO CENTS ($156,363.42); PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) RESOLUTION NO. 2016-171-3070 K-10) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS AUTHORIZING A SETTLEMENT OF THAT CERTAIN LITIGATION STYLED CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS AND SKANSKA USA BUILDING, INC. VS. AECOM C&E, INC. FIKIA URS CORPORATION SOUTHERN AND MARK W. ZIMPLEMAN, CASE NO. 1:15CV23334 IN SUBSTANTIAL FORM AS THAT AGREEMENT AS OUTLINED ON THE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT AND RELEASE ATTACHED HERETO AS COMPOSIT EXHIBIT "A." AND THAT CERTAIN ADDENDUM TO LIQUIDATION AGREEMENT ATTACHED HERETO AS EXHIBIT "B"; PROVIDING FOR INSTRUCTIONS TO THE CITY ATTORNEY AND CITY MANAGER; PROVIDING FOR INSTRUCTIONS TO THE CITY CLERK; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY ATTORNEY/CITY MANAGER) October 12, 2016 City Council Minutes Page 5 RESOLUTION NO. 2016-172-3071. K-11) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, SUPPORTING MIAMI-DADE COUNTY COMMISSION CHAIRMAN JEAN MONESTIME AND THE FOR SOUTH FLORIDA HAITIAN RELIEF GROUP FOR THEIR TRANSPARENCY RELIEF EFFORTS; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY COUNCILMAN ERHABOR IGHODARO) Motion offered by Councilman Ighodaro, seconded by Councilwoman Odom to adopt the Consent Agenda There being no discussion, the motion to adopt passed and carried by a 7-0 voice vote. (L) RESOLUTION(S) RESOLUTION NO. 2016-163-3062. K-2) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, ALLOCATING THE SUM OF FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($500.00) FROM COUNCILMAN IGHODARO'S SPECIAL EVENT ACCOUNT, FOR THE PURPOSE OF PLANNING AN EVENT TO HIGHLIGHT MIAMI GARDENS' ARTISTIC DIVERSITY IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE ART OF BLACK MIAMI CAMPAIGN; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY COUNCILMAN IGHODARO) Councilman Ighodaro indicated that he pulled this item because he wanted to amend the dollar amount to One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00), instead of the Five Hundred Dollars ($500.00). Motion offered by Councilman Harris, seconded by Councilwoman Odom to adopt this item with the amended amount of One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00). There being further discussion, the motion to adopt this item passed and carried by a unanimous voice vote of the members present. RESOLUTION NO. 2016-165-3064 4) 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 UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE FOR October 12, 2016 City Council Minutes Page 6 THE ACCEPTANCE OF THE EDWARD BYRNE JUSTICE MEMORIAL GRANT IN THE AMOUNT SIXTY-SIX THOUSAND SEVEN HUNDRED AND NINE DOLLARS ($66,709.00), 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) Councilman Williams asked whether staff would provide a report on how this money was spent. Manager Benson in response to Councilman Williams' inquiry said this grant would not only pay for bicycles but some of the overtime cost from an operational standpoint. He said he would be happy to provide a report on how the overtime is being managed as well as the expenditure for the bicycles. item. Motion offered by Councilman Ighodaro, seconded by Councilman Harris to adopt this There being no further discussion on this item the motion to adopt passed and carried by a 7-0 voice vote. RESOLUTION NO. 2016-170-3069 K-9) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO APPLY FOR AND ACCEPT A GRANT FROM THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT ADMINISTRATION; AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO TAKE ANY AN ALL STEPS NECESSARY TO APPLY FOR AND ACCEPT THE GRANT; AUTHORIZING A MATCH OF FUNDS; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) Councilman Ighodaro asked about the City of Miami Gardens' Chamber of Commerce as it relates to a partnership with the City's Economic Development Program. He asked whether such a partnership was contemplated. Manager Benson in response to Councilman Ighodaro's inquiry asked for further clarification as to what he was asking. Councilman Ighodaro said he was asking whether the Chamber could assist the City with its Business Development Program, which is what it was designed to do. He said after reviewing the agenda item the goal is to promote the City's Business Development activities. He opined this is consistent with what the Chamber is supposed to be doing. October 12, 2016 City Council Minutes Page 7 Manager Benson explained this grant if successful will allow the City to do some economic development. Mayor Gilbert further clarified that the answer is generally "no", but the Chamber will be able to piggyback on some of the programs. Motion offered by Councilman Ighodaro, seconded by Councilman Harris to adopt this item. There being no further discussion on this item the motion to adopt passed and carried by a 7-0 voice vote. QUASI-JUDICIAL ZONING HEARINGS: Nakeischae Smith, Planning and Zoning Director appeared before the City Council to explain the process for this Quasi -Judicial Proceeding. Clerk Taylor administered the Oath to those participating in this Quasi -Judicial Process. (M) ORDINANCES ON FOR HEARING(S): None FIRST READING/PUBLIC (N) ORDINANCES ON FOR SECOND READING/PUBLIC HEARING(S) ORDINANCE NO. 2016-15-361 N-1) AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, APPROVING THE APPLICATION FOR THE REZONING OF CITY OWNED PROPERTY LOCATED AT 18330 & 18450 NW 12TH AVENUE, MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN EXHIBIT "A", ATTACHED HERETO, FROM GP, GOVERNMENT PROPERTY, TO PD, PLANNED DEVELOPMENT; PROVIDING FOR ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT; PROVIDING FOR A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; PROVIDING INCLUSION IN CODE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) (1St Reading — July 27, 2016) (Deferred from September 13, 2016) Attorney Dickens explained that an amendment is being offered to restrict the development to a Senior Center, Senior Housing or uses that already exist there. Mayor Gilbert opened the floor for this public hearing. October 12, 2016 City Council Minutes Page 8 Sandra McDowell, 18240 NW 41" Place, Miami Gardens, Florida, appeared before the City Council to inquire about the age group for the senior housing. She asked about an impact study. She questioned whether this is the right thing to do for the seniors. She suggested revitalizing some of the dilapidated properties in the City of Miami Gardens instead. Mary A. Williams, 1871 NW 39th Court, Miami Gardens, Florida, appeared before the City Council representing the senior citizens of Miami Gardens. She recounted the history of the City acquiring this property from the Archdiocese of Miami and what the intent was at that time. She said the seniors supports senior housing but not on this property. She asked the Council members to vote "no" on the rezoning of this property. Abraham J. Thomas, 17320 NW 17th Avenue, Miami Gardens, Florida, appeared before the City Council in support of the senior housing complex on this property. He shared all his children are grown and he no longer wants to cut the grass or maintain his house. He stated that he would love to live in a complex like this; where he can interact with people in his same age group. Robert W. Holland, 3250 NE First Avenue, Suite 334, Miami, Florida, appeared before the City Council representing Urban League of Greater Miami. He stated this rezoning would provide an opportunity for the City to create an Oasis for the seniors. The senior housing facility would pay for the maintenance of the entire area. The city owns the land therefore it can determine who the residents will be. He reemphasized the city controls this property therefore it can place restrictions deemed necessary. There being no other interested parties to speak on this item, public hearing closed. Motion offered by Councilwoman Davis, seconded by Councilman Harris to adopt this ordinance. Motion offered by Mayor Gilbert, seconded by Councilmen Harris and Ighodaro to accept the amendment as outlined by the City Attorney. Councilwoman Odom questioned the difference between "Senior Family Center", which was the old language and the new language "Community Family Center". She explained in 2009, the language use was "Senior Family Center". Mayor Gilbert in response to Councilwoman Odom's inquiry said there is no "Senior" Zoning Category, but there is a "Community" category. However, the Zoning Code is very broad. The word "Family" was added by staff so that the City could apply for federal dollars. A senior center will have to go on this property because that is what is in the bond language. He shared if we do not build the senior center there the city defaults on its General Obligation Bond. He shared defaulting on a GOB is one of the most significant financial mistakes a city can make. He reiterated there has to be a senior center or senior family center, totally dedicated to seniors built. Councilwoman Odom indicated her understanding as it relates to the COB hat a senior October 12, 2016 City Council Minutes Page 9 center has to be built, but the City did not have to build a "multi -family housing unit". Mayor Gilbert explained there is no language category in the Zoning Ordinance for senior housing. He shared the City Manager proposed language that would address concerns about other types of housing being able to be built there. He said if the rezoning is approved the only thing that can be built on the property is the senior family center along with the senior housing. Mayor Gilbert for clarification purposes said the Council is voting on an amendment to the ordinance, which would limit the development to senior center and senior housing. Attorney Dickens suggested that a lot of the concerns the Council have can be addressed during the lease process because someone else will be building the senior housing. She reiterated the Council still has the opportunity to put restrictions in place through the lease process. Mayor Gilbert stated he wanted this item passed with a clear understanding of what the Council's limitations and expectations are. He said the question is whether the Council wanted to vote on the City Manager's proposed amendment right now of did Council members want to add other things that they might want to address. Councilman Williams asked what is the rush to do this. Mayor Gilbert in response to Councilman Williams' question said the funding cycle with Miami -Dade County. Councilman Williams asked whether this proposal has to go through the bidding process. Mayor Gilbert in response to Councilman Williams' question said "no." This came to the city as an unsolicited proposal. The City is not selling the property and is not relinquishing control and ownership of the property. Councilman Williams asked whether the City would be leasing the property. Mayor Gilbert in response to Councilman Williams' question said yes, this would be a long term lease. Councilwoman Davis asked about the maintenance of the property. Mayor Gilbert in response to Councilwoman Davis' question said the lessee will maintain the property. He said he also wanted to put a condition in the lease that requires the lessee to not only maintain the housing side but for the entire site. He further shared that he's spoken with Ms. Williams about some of the seniors serving on a committee to not only review the design of the senior center but also the senior housing. He stated the senior can have input on how that entire campus functions. October 12, 2016 City Council Minutes Page 10 Councilman Harris asked about the other restrictions needed to be discussed. Mayor Gilbert said he wanted to give preference to Miami Gardens' seniors. He said one of the complaints he received is that seniors not from this community are taking the senior housing in this community. He shared his preference is to transition those seniors that are here into senior housing within the City. He clarified that he wanted that preference in the ordinance as well as the contract. The age restriction would be 55 and over. Councilwoman Odom said she would like to see a study done to determine whether senior housing is warranted. She shared that what she has found from her research is that senior housing in other areas had to change to allow other age groups in because the demand for senior housing was as not there. She suggested more investigation needs to be done to determine if senior housing was needed. She further stated that this item should be brought back with the restrictions included before it is voted on. Councilman Williams asked what happens if this agency defaults. Mayor Gilbert said if the agency defaults the City has reversion rights. All the City would need to do is to bring an entity in to operate the facility. The reversion would be included in the contract. Mayor Gilbert stated that he met with Ms. Williams and the seniors and has heard all of their concerns. He also conveyed appreciation of their attendance tonight. He stated that he supports this item because he knows that he can build a senior center, have it separated; build senior housing; get Miami Gardens' residents into this senior housing and have a way to transition people out of their homes in Miami Gardens to senior housing in Miami Gardens. He emphasized the need for senior housing for our seniors. He said in addition to the language proposed by the city manager he also wanted to included language to include that the site development for both the senior center and senior housing will be done in conjunction with seniors to be appointed by Council ; agency's management will maintain the entire site; age restriction 55 and older; residential preference. Motion offered by Mayor Gilbert, seconded by Councilmen Harris and Ighodaro to amend the ordinance with the City Manager's proposed language as well as the following: the site development for both the senior center and senior housing will be done in conjunction with seniors to be appointed by Council; agency's management will maintain the entire site; age restriction 55 and older; residential preference. Councilwoman Odom stated that she was not against having senior housing in the city of Miami Gardens but was completely against having it on that particular property. She stated that she would like the senior center placed on that property. Mayor Gilbert further amended the language in the ordinance to change community center to senior center. At the conclusion of this discussion the motion to amend this item passed and carried by October 12, 2016 City Council Minutes Page 11 a 4-3 vote. Councilman Williams: No Councilwoman Davis: No Councilman Harris: Yes Councilman Ighodaro: Yes Councilwoman Odom: No Vice Mayor Robinson: Yes Mayor Gilbert: Yes At the conclusion of this discussion the motion to adopt this ordinance as amended passed and carried by a 4-3 vote. Councilman Williams: No Councilwoman Davis: No Councilman Harris: Yes Councilman Ighodaro: Yes Councilwoman Odom: No Vice Mayor Robinson: Yes Mayor Gilbert: Yes (0) RESOLUTION(S)/PUBLIC HEARING(S) None (P) REPORTS OF CITY MANAGER/CITY ATTORNEY/CITY CLERK None (Q) REPORTS OF MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEMBERS Councilman Williams shared that today in the Miami Herald is a really nice periodical, which highlights many areas of Miami -Dade County. The article did not highlight the City of Miami Gardens or its major landmark the Hard Roc Stadium. He passed this article to the City Manager and asked him to find out why the City of Miami Gardens was not included. Councilwoman Davis shared that her friend Tommy Ford passed away today. She asked everyone to keep Mr. Ford's family in their prayers. She further thanked Ms. Pierre for continuing to work with the residents of Miami Gardens. Councilwoman Odom asked everyone to keep Pastor Nettie Davis in their prayers. Councilman Ighodaro acknowledged the presence of Wilbur T. Holloway, School Board Representative. He further thanked those who attend the monthly Uni'tea meetings. He invited residents to attend these very informative meeting. However if a resident cannot attend they can always call in at: 712-432-3900. He invited everyone out to the 3rd Annual Hispanic Heritage event, October 191h, at City Hall from 4-8 PM. Vice Mayor Robinson announced that October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. October 12, 2016 City Council Minutes Page 12 Several events have been scheduled during this Campaign, which is about supporting, celebrating and educating. She shared that a schedule of the events can be found on the City's website. Mayor Gilbert asked everyone to keep Shellie Ransom -Jackson's family in their prayers during her family's time of bereavement. Mayor Gilbert informed Vice Mayor Robinson that her Breast Cancer Awareness kickoff event was great. He encouraged everyone to come out to the scheduled events because we all know someone who has been affected by breast or prostate cancer. Mayor Gilbert further encouraged residents to support Councilwoman Davis' Food and Wine event. Information about this event can be found on the City's website. Mayor Gilbert stressed the importance of voting in the upcoming November 8t" Election, which includes the Presidential Election. (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 moved and seconded the meetina adioumed at 8:25 PM. Attest: 0 Mayor Oliver Gilbert Ronetta Taylor, MMC ity Clerk October 12, 2016 City Council Minutes Page 13