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11.09.2016 - City Council MinutesCITY OF MIAMI GARDENS REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MINUTES NOVEMBER 9, 2016 (A) CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL The City Council for the City of Miami Gardens, Florida, met in regular session, Wednesday, November 9, 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 Erhabor Ighodaro, Councilmembers Lisa C. Davis, Lillie Q. Odom, Rodney Harris, Felicia Robinson, and David Williams Jr. 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 — October 12, 2016 Motion offered by Councilman Williams, seconded by Councilwoman Davis to approve the minutes, with the necessary corrections if any. There being no discussion the motion to adopt passed and carried by a unanimous vote of the Council members. (E) ORDER OF BUSINESS (Items to be pulled from Consent Agenda at this time) Item K-12 was pulled from the Consent Agenda by Councilman Williams. Mayor Gilbert added under Special Presentation, Item F-1 "The Florida Youth Orchestra. Mayor Gilbert moved the Quasi -Judicial items to be heard after Special Presentations. The discussions for those items are reflected under each item in order on the agenda. The following item was added to the official agenda as Item H-1 "AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE THAT CERTAIN DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT AND AGREEMENT REGARDING LIENS IN SUBSTANTIAL FORM AS THOSE AGREEMENTS ATTACHED HERETO AS EXHIBIT "A" AND "B"; AUTHORIZING THE TRANSFER OF THAT CERTAIN CITY -OWNED PROPERTY GENERALLY LOCATED AT U.S. 441/STATE ROAD 7 November 9, 2016 City Council Minutes Page 1 AND N.W. 7TY AVENUE TO URBAN PROPERTY HOLDING, LLC IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE DEVELOPER'S AGREEMENT; PROVIDING FOR INSTRUCTIONS TO THE CITY MANAGER AND CITY ATTORNEY; PROVIDING FOR ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT; PROVIDING FOR A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER)" Motion offered by Councilman Williams, seconded by Councilwoman Odom and Councilman Harris to adopt the Official Agenda with the necessary changes. This motion passed by a unanimous vote of the Council members present. (F) SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS (5 minutes each) F-1) Mayor Oliver Gilbert — The Florida Youth Orchestra The Council and listening audience were treated to an extraordinary performance by members of the Florida Youth Orchestra. (G) PUBLIC COMMENTS Doris Johnson, 2031 NW 184th Street, Miami Gardens, Florida, appeared before the City Council to ask when deliberating the Fallen Leaves item to keep what's best for our children's safety in mind. She emphasized the importance of not losing sight of that. Shirley Gibson, former Mayor of the City of Miami Gardens, Florida, appeared before the City Council to get clarification relative to the applicant requesting a deferral. She asked when the applicant asks for a deferral whether the Council can still have discussion and public comments prior to the deferral vote. Mayor Gilbert reminded former Mayor Gibson that questions and answers are not conducted during public comments. In response to former Mayor Gibson's question, Mayor Gilbert said he did not know whether the Council has ever done that. Attorney Dickens for clarification purposes asked if the question is whether the City Council has the right to deny the deferral. Former Mayor Gibson clarified that her question was "when the applicant comes before the Council and the item is on the agenda and they are asking for a deferral can the public give their comments and the applicant actually presents their case before the Council takes the vote to defer the item. Attorney Dickens in response to former Mayor Gibson inquiry said that she could not recall every doing that. The Council has allowed the applicant to request a deferral, which is the applicant's right. Former Mayor Gibson expounded on the concern raised by Ms. Johnson. She said there are hundreds of children in Miami Gardens that are in the foster care system who walk to school. She stated the applicant is a business. Businesses have positive and negative impacts on a November 9, 2016 City Council Minutes Page 2 community. She said when looking at many of the businesses in this community she found that they do not list themselves as being located in the City of Miami Gardens; instead they are listed as North Dade, North Miami or Miami. She asked that the Council take that into consideration when the Fallen Leaves comes back before Council. Ledell Jackson, 1241 NW 174th Street, Miami Gardens, Florida, appeared before the City Council to speak about the deferral of the Fallen Leaves item. He recounted the representative for this application requested a deferral because they need more time to meet with the residents. He shared the applicant has already met with the residents; however no flyers or notification of the October 20th meeting were every distributed in his community. He asked what else is there to talk about when Fallen Leaves representatives have already met with some members of the community. Mayor Gilbert disclosed that he met with Mr. Jackson and his neighbors at his (Jackson) home. Mr. Jackson opined it was not fair to those residents who made sacrifices in order to be here tonight, only to have the item deferred. Mayor Gilbert shared when he was at Mr. Jackson's home he talked about fairness and the process. What would really be unfair is if the Council deviated from its procedures in how this application is handled and gave the applicant grounds to appeal. He said the community can met with the applicant again. It is their choice. Mr. Jackson opined meeting with the community should have been done prior to initiating the process. This applicant has not reached out to the community at all. Patricia Wright, 1221 NW 179th Street, Miami Gardens, Florida, appeared before the City Council to speak on the Fallen Leaves item. She said the facility is a drug treatment center. This is a 170 bed facility that will treat multi -drug addictions and mentally ill patients in a residential community. The reasons why the community does not want this facility in the neighborhood are: safety, impact on property values, class of the patients that are being admitted to the facility from other cities and applicant needs to be proactive by engaging the community first. She asked that the Council deny this application. Mayor Gilbert shared this Council adopted the PCD "Planned Corridor Development", which means this is the Council that decided what would go in that area. When the decision was made as to what would go in that area, this type of business was not included. When the applicant submitted the application, staff reviewed and gave a negative recommendation. Elisa Jones Ferguson, 1350 NW 173rd Terrace, Miami Gardens, Florida, appeared before the City Council to express concern with the fact that children walk to and from school every day down NW 12th Avenue to 171St Street. That route is cattycorner to this facility. She shared that most of the residents along NW 171s' Street are working. She opined that people with drug addictions or mental illnesses cannot be kept behind walls. They cannot be imprisoned. The patients have rights. She emphasized there are children walking home at the same time those November 9, 2016 City Council Minutes Page 3 patients would be outside. (H) ORDINANCE(S) FOR FIRST READING: H-1) AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE THAT CERTAIN DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT AND AGREEMENT REGARDING LIENS IN SUBSTANTIAL FORM AS THOSE AGREEMENTS ATTACHED HERETO AS EXHIBIT "A" AND "B"; AUTHORIZING THE TRANSFER OF THAT CERTAIN CITY -OWNED PROPERTY GENERALLY LOCATED AT U.S. 441/STATE ROAD 7 AND N.W. 7TY AVENUE TO URBAN PROPERTY HOLDING, LLC IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE DEVELOPER'S AGREEMENT; PROVIDING FOR INSTRUCTIONS TO THE CITY MANAGER AND CITY ATTORNEY; PROVIDING FOR ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT; PROVIDING FOR A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) Manager Benson recounted staff has been in negotiations over this past year to sell this piece of property to Urban Holdings who in turn will lease this property to TopGolf USA Miami Gardens LLC. TopGolf will develop an entertainment facility in the City of Miami Gardens. This also allows the city to receive future revenues, as well as diminishes the City's debt over a period of time. The initial investment on this property is approximately between 20-30 Million dollars. It is anticipated that this development will create 250 new construction jobs, as well as permanent jobs. Mayor Gilbert shared during the discussions a job fair for Miami Gardens' residents was talked about. Motion offered by Mayor Gilbert, seconded by Councilman Harris to adopt this item on first reading. At the conclusion of this discussion, the motion to adopt on first reading passed and carried by a 6-1 vote. Councilwoman Davis: Yes Councilman Harris: Yes Vice Mayor Ighodaro: Yes Councilwoman Odom: No Councilwoman Robinson: Yes Councilman Williams: Yes Mayor Gilbert: Yes November 9, 2016 City Council Minutes Page 4 (I) ORDINANCE(S) FOR SECOND READING/PUBLIC HEARING(S) None (J) RESOLUTION(S)/PUBLIC HEARING(S) None (K) CONSENT AGENDA: RESOLUTION NO. 2016-179-3078 K-1) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER AND CITY CLERK TO EXECUTE AND ATTEST RESPECTIVELY THAT CERTAIN ADDENDUM TO THE LOBBYIST UNDERTAKING AGREEMENT WITH YOLANDA CASH JACKSON OF BECKER & POLIAKOFF, P.A., ATTACHED HERETO AS EXHIBIT "A"; PROVIDING FOR NUNC PRO TUNC EFFECT; PROVIDING FOR INSTRUCTIONS TO THE CITY CLERK; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY MAYOR OLIVER GILBERT) RESOLUTION NO. 2016-180-3079 K-2) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING A PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS AND THE FLORIDA YOUTH ORCHESTRA, TO PROVIDE FREE MUSIC LESSONS AND MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS TO YOUTH IN MIAMI GARDENS; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY MAYOR OLIVER GILBERT) RESOLUTION NO. 2016-181-3080 K-3) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, SUPPORTING MIAMI-DADE COUNTY'S EFFORTS TO SECURE STATE AND FEDERAL FUNDING TO ASSIST WITH ELIMINATING SEPTIC SYSTEMS AND TO CONVERT THEM TO SEWER SYSTEM CONNECTIONS; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE (SPONSORED BY COUNCILWOMAN LISA C. DAVIS) RESOLUTION NO. 2016-182-3081 K-4) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, SUPPORTING COUNCILWOMAN LISA C. DAVIS' SIXTH ANNUAL "GIFTS OF LOVE" EVENT TO November 9, 2016 City Council Minutes Page 5 BE HELD SATURDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2016, AT CLOVERLEAF PARK, 303 NW 191ST STREET, MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA; AUTHORIZING A SPONSORSHIP OF THE EVENT IN THE AMOUNT TWO THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($2,500.00); PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY COUNCILWOMAN LISA C. DAVIS) RESOLUTION NO. 2016-183-3082 K-5) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, SUPPORTING COUNCILWOMAN LISA C. DAVIS' SIXTH ANNUAL "TURKEY GIVE -A -WAY" EVENT TO BE HELD FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2016, AT CLOVERLEAF PARK; AUTHORIZING A SPONSORSHIP OF THE EVENT IN THE AMOUNT OF TWO THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($2,500.00) FROM THE CITY MANAGER'S SPECIAL EVENT ACCOUNT; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY COUNCILWOMAN LISA C. DAVIS) RESOLUTION NO. 2016-184-3083 K-6) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO RENEW THAT CERTAIN AGREEMENT WITH FOOD TRUCK INVASION, INC., FOR FOOD TRUCK AND FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY COUNCILMAN RODNEY HARRIS) RESOLUTION NO. 2016-185-3084 K-7) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING THE WEEK OF FEBRUARY 5-11, 2017, AS FLORIDA MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY HOMECOMING WEEK; PROVIDING FOR INSTRUCTIONS TO THE CITY MANAGER; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE (SPONSORED BY VICE MAYOR ERHABOR IGHODARO) RESOLUTION NO. 2016-186-3085 K-8) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, OPPOSING THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION'S (DEP) WEAKENING OF RESTRICTIONS THAT WOULD ALLOW AN INCREASE IN THE RELEASE OF TOXIC CHEMICALS INTO November 9, 2016 City Council Minutes Page 6 FLORIDA'S WATERS; URGING THE UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY (EPA) NOT TO APPROVE THE FLORIDA DEP'S NEW RESTRICTIONS; SUPPORTING THE LAWSUIT FILED BY THE SEMINOLE TRIBE OF FLORIDA AGAINST THE FLORIDA DEP AND THE FLORIDA ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATIONS COMMISSION (FERC) TO HALT THE INCREASE OF TOXINS IN FLORIDA'S WATER; OPPOSING ANY EFFORT BY THE DEP OR THE FERC TO OPPOSE THE SEMINOLE LITIGATION; PROVIDING FOR INSTRUCTIONS TO THE CITY CLERK; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (VICE MAYOR ERHABOR IGHODARO) RESOLUTION NO 2016-187-3086 K-9) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, SUPPORTING COUNCILWOMAN LILLIE Q. ODOM'S OF A MEDICARE EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOP TO ASSIST INDIVIDUALS TURNING 65 AND OLDER TO EDUCATE THEM ABOUT MEDICAL CHOICES IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE ELDERLY AFFAIRS ADVISORY COMMITTEE; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (COUNCILWOMAN LILLIE Q. ODOM) RESOLUTION NO. 2016-188-3087 K-10) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, SUPPORTING ADEQUATE FUNDING OF THE LOW INCOME HOME ENERGY ASSISTANCE PROGRAM (LIHEAP); URGING THE UNITED STATES SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVE TO SUPPORT FUNDING FOR THIS PURPOSE IN THEIR FISCAL YEAR 2017 BUDGET; PROVIDING FOR INSTRUCTIONS TO THE CITY CLERK; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY COUNCILWOMAN LILLIE Q. ODOM) RESOLUTION NO. 2016-189-3088 K-11) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, APPOINTING JUDGES ANDREW HAGUE AND TANYA BRINKLEY TO SERVE WITH THE CITY CLERK AS THE CANVASSING BOARD FOR THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS' SPECIAL ELECTION SCHEDULED FOR TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2016; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY CLERK) November 9, 2016 City Council Minutes Page 7 RESOLUTION NO. 2016-190-3089 K-13) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO PARTNER WITH THE FRIENDS OF MIAMI GARDENS FOR THE LOCAL INITIATIVES SUPPORT CORPORATION (LISC)/ESPN HOME COURT PILOT GRANT PROGRAM TO RENOVATE THE BASKETBALL COURT/GYMNASIUM AT THE BETTY T. FERGUSON RECREATIONAL COMPLEX; PROVIDING FOR INSTRUCTIONS TO THE CITY MANAGER; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) RESOLUTION NO. 2016-192-3091 K-14) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AWARDING A BID TO ENCO, LLC., FOR THE DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND RECONSTRUCTION OF IMPROVEMENTS AT BENNET M. LIFTER PARK; 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. 2016-193-3092 K-15) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDERS TO ROBBINS, INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF ONE HUNDRED SEVENTY THOUSAND, EIGHT HUNDRED TWENTY-TWO DOLLARS ($170,822.00), FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO THE GYMNASIUM AT BETTY T. FERGUSON RECREATIONAL COMPLEX, BY RELYING ON NATIONAL JOINT POWERS ALLIANCE CONTRACT NUMBER 082114#RBI; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) Motion offered by Councilman Harris, seconded by Councilwoman Robinson to adopt the Consent Agenda. There being no discussion, the motion to adopt passed and carried by a unanimous voice vote of the City Council. Mayor Gilbert the gavel to Vice Mayor Ighodaro. November 9, 2016 City Council Minutes Page 8 (L) RESOLUTION(S) RESOLUTION NO. 2016-190-3089 K-12) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER AND CITY ATTORNEY TO NEGOTIATE AND EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT WITH CREATIVE OUTDOOR ADVERTISING OF AMERICA, INC. FOR BUS BENCHES/SHELTERS AND TRASH RECEPTACLE ADVERTISING; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) Councilman Williams said that the documentation indicates there will be 350 benches/shelters. He asked what is the current total number of benches/shelters. Tom Ruiz, Public Works Director appeared before the Council in response to Councilman Williams' inquiry. He said currently there are approximately 475 benches. Councilman Williams asked whether 350 more would be added or would 350 of the current number be converted. Mr. Ruiz in response to Councilman Williams' inquiry said there will probably be a little bit of both depending on the assessment. Mayor Gilbert clarified the City would not be adding 350 to the existing benches. Councilman Williams also asked about the trash receptacles and whether all of that was included in the $70,000, revenue the City could receive. Mr. Ruiz in response to Councilman Williams comment replied, "Yes." Councilman Williams asked whether this item was an open bid. Mr. Ruiz in response to Councilman Williams' inquiry replied, "Yes." Mayor Gilbert said he notice that the glass keep shattering on the bus shelters on NW 27th Avenue and asked whether any knew what was going on with that. Mr. Ruiz in response to Mayor Gilbert's inquiry said there have incidents where BB Guns have been used to shatter the glass. He said what he has noticed no incidents of shattered glass when advertisement is place on the glass. The advertisement acts as a deterrent. Motion offered by Councilwoman Robinson, seconded by Mayor Gilbert to adopt this item. November 9, 2016 City Council Minutes Page 9 There being no further discussion on this item the motion to adopt passed and carried by a unanimous voice vote. QUASI-JUDICIAL ZONING HEARINGS: Nakeischea Smith, Planning and Zoning Director appeared before the City Council to highlight the Quasi -Judicial Process. Ronetta Taylor, City Clerk administered the Oath to those participating in the Quasi - Judicial Proceedings. (M) ORDINANCES ON FOR FIRST READING/PUBIC HEARING (S): M-1) AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, APPROVING THE APPLICATION SUBMITTED BY SUNBEAM REALTY, LLC FOR THE REZONING OF PROPERTY LOCATED AT 502 N.W. 207'M STREET, MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED ON EXHIBIT "A", ATTACHED HERETO, FROM AU — AGRICULTURAL AND UTILITIES DISTRICT TO R-25 MULTIPLE FAMILY DWELLING RESIDENTIAL; 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) Graham Penn, 200 South Biscayne Boulevard, Suite 850, Miami, Florida, appeared before the City Council representing the applicant. He said event though the applicant got a positive recommendation from staff, they are requesting a deferral to the December 14th City Council meeting. He further shared that the applicant has been working with the Andover Civic Association and Coconut Cay Association. The applicant received notice today that the Coconut Cay Association had some concerns, which have not been discussed as of yet. The deferral of this item would provide the applicant with the opportunity to meet with all concerned prior to the next City Council meeting. To date there has been several meetings, which resulted in several modifications being made. Motion offered by Councilwoman Robinson, seconded by Councilman Harris to defer this item to the December 14, 2016, City Council meeting. There being no discussion, the motion to defer passed and carried by a unanimous vote of the City Council. (N) ORDINANCES ON FOR SECOND READING/PUBLIC HEARING(S) None November 9, 2016 City Council Minutes Page 10 (0) RESOLUTION(S)/PUBLIC HEARING(S) 0-1) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA APPROVING THE SPECIAL EXCEPTION APPLICATION SUBMITTED BY FALLEN LEAVES RECOVERY, LLC., TO ALLOW A TREATMENT FACILITY IN THE PLANNED CORRIDOR DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT (PCD) FOR THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 16805 N.W. 12TH AVENUE; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) Albert Dotson, 1450 Brickell Avenue, Suite 2300, Miami Gardens, Florida, appeared before the City Council representing the applicant. He stated the applicant would like an opportunity to continue its conversation with the surrounding communities therefore he was asking for a deferral to the December 14th City Council meeting. Motion offered by Mayor Gilbert, seconded by Councilman Harris and Councilwoman Robinson to defer this item to the December 14, 2016, City Council meeting. There being no discussion, the motion to defer passed and carried by a unanimous vote of the City Council. Mayor Gilbert explained as a matter of procedure the Council generally allows an applicant to defer their item at least once. He said both items have been deferred and encouraged all interested parties to attend the December 14th City Council meeting. (P) REPORTS OF CITY MANAGER/CITY ATTORNEY/CITY CLERK None (Q) REPORTS OF MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEMBERS Councilman Williams thanked the community and his Council members for supporting him during the Run -Off Election. Councilwoman Davis congratulated Councilman Williams on his recent re-election win. She further thanked the Mayor and Council for their support of the 2"d Wine and Food event. The event is scheduled for Saturday, November 12, 2016, from 7:00 PM — 12 Midnight. She wished everyone a Happy and Healthy Thanksgiving. Councilwoman thanked the Parks and Recreation Department for their support of the Medicare Workshop held earlier today. Councilman Harris congratulated Councilman Williams on his recent re-election win. He shared this past Saturday, the second annual walk to cure cancer was held. Over the past two years more than $12,000, has been raised. The American Cancer Society was presented with a $4000.00, check. Last year a check was presented to St. Jude Hospital for more than $7,500.00. November 9, 2016 City Council Minutes Page 11 On Tuesday, November 22nd the third annual community Thanksgiving dinner will be held at Love Fellowship Church, 2245 West Bunche Park Drive, from 6:00 — 8:00 PM. Councilwoman Robinson thanked everyone that support the Paint the City Pink campaign during the month of October. Furthermore Living Well Miami Gardens has been conducting healthy cooking classes. A new class with begin November 19th. Each free class has six sessions. She further congratulated Councilman Williams on his recent re-election win. She further wished everyone a happy holiday. Vice Mayor Ighodaro congratulated Councilman Williams on his recent re-election win. Mayor Gilbert congratulated Councilman Williams on his recent re-election win. He thanked those that came out in support of the relief efforts for the hurricane victims in Haiti. He said the item approved tonight authorizing a partnership with Florida Youth Orchestra is an important one. It shows the city's continuing efforts to expand offerings to our kids. Our kids don't have as many opportunities as kids in other communities. It is incumbent upon the Council to change that. Mayor Gilbert shared that the Council has taken steps to finalize the TopGolf agreement. This is a big deal. In fact every other city in South Florida wanted the first TopGolf facility. It is not about golf. It is about restaurants and gathering places. It is an entertainment facility. Besides giving Miami Gardens' resident an opportunity for jobs it also provides an opportunity for other people to come to Miami Gardens. Mayor Gilbert shared that the Janie Garvin CPR class was taken to Sharpe Towers where the residents there were taught CRP. The class is being taken to the senior centers. The CPR class is also being offered to groups. He emphasized we have to have the ability to save a life. Mayor Gilbert commented that every elected official on the dais is a resident of Miami Gardens and loves the City. The Council understands the concerns of the residents and will always do things that are positive for the City and would never put something in place that was bad for the community. This is not in regard to any one particular item, but for every item. (R) WRITTEN REQUESTS, PETITIONS & OTHER WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE PUBLIC None November 9, 2016 City Council Minutes Page 12 (S) ADJOURNMENT There being no further business to come before this Body and upon a motion being duly moved and seconded the meeting adjourned at 8:17 PM. Attest: Oliver Gilbert, Mayor Ronetta Taylor, C, City Clerk November 9, 2016 City Council Minutes Page 13