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06.14.2017 - City Council MeetingsCITY OF MIAMI GARDENS REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MINUTES JUNE 149 2017 (A) CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL The City Council for the City of Miami Gardens, Florida, met in regular session, Wednesday, June 14, 2017, beginning at 7:00 PM, in the City Council Chambers, 18605 NW 27'hAvenue, Miami Gardens, Florida. The following members of the City Council were present: Mayor Oliver Gilbert, Vice Mayor Erhabor Ighodaro and Council members: Lisa C. Davis, Rodney Harris, Felicia Robinson, and David Williams. Councilwoman Lillie Q. Odom arrived at 7:05 PM. Also in attendance were: City Manager Cameron D. Benson, City Attorney Sonja K. Dickens and City Clerk Ronetta Taylor. (B) INVOCATION Mayor Gilbert delivered the Invocation. (C) PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Recited in unison (D) APPROVAL OF MINUTES D-1) Regular City Council Minutes —May 10, 2017 D-2) Regular City Council Minutes — May 24, 2017 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 the minutes passed and carried by a unanimous vote of the Council. (E) ORDER OF BUSINESS (Items to be pulled from Consent Agenda at this time) The following items were added to the Official Agenda as Items K-8, K-9 and L-1 respectively: A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE USAGE OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS COUNCIL CHAMBERS FOR THE 100 BLACK MEN OF SOUTH FLORIDA'S ANNUAL MEETING ON SATURDAY, JULY 22, 2017; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY MAYOR OLIVER GILBERT) June 14, 2017, City Council Minutes Page 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 FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY COUNCILWOMAN LISA C. DAVIS) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING A RENTAL FEE WAIVER FOR USE OF THE BETTY T. FERGUSON RECREATIONAL CENTER (ORCHID ROOM) FOR FOUR (4) CONSECUTIVE MEDICARE NEIGHBORHOOD EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOPS STARTING IN JUNE 2017; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY COUNCILWOMAN LILLIE Q. ODOM) Councilwoman Odom pulled items K-1 and K-4 from the Consent Agenda. Councilwoman Davis added a Presentation as Item F-2 Motion offered by Councilwoman Robinson, seconded by Councilman Harris to adopt the Official Agenda with the necessary changes. (F) SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS (5 minutes each) F-1) Councilman David Williams Jr. — Special Presentation Councilman Williams recognized Lisa Barry, Michael Bouie, Kiyata Branker, Bernard Butts, Clementine Clinch, Lori Clinch, Andrea Jordan, Delma K. Noel Pratt, Abraham Thomas, Rene Wallace, and Valerie Ward for their participation during the First Annual Prayer in the Gardens event held Saturday, June 3, 2017, at the Botancial Garden. F-2) Councilwoman Davis — Special Presentation Paula Wright a representative from Here's Help appeared before the City Council to present Councilwoman Davis with a plaque for her support during Domestic Violence Month. (G) PUBLIC COMMENTS Dorothy Smith, 20484 NW 14`h Place, Miami Gardens, Florida, appeared before the City Council to ask the Council to consider renaming a street after a former Miami -Dade Police Chief who had compassion for this community. Sardebra Wright, 20062 NW 36h Court, Miami Gardens, Florida, appeared before the City Council to express concern with the homeless and indigent in the community. Joseph R. Cray, 17660 NW 67`h Avenue, Apartment 1620, Miami Gardens, Florida, appeared before the City Council to introduce himself as the President for the Norland PTSA. June 14, 2017, City Council Minutes Page 2 Deirdre T. Anderson, 19020 NW 2l't Avenue, Miami Gardens, Florida appeared before the City Council as the Vice Chair of City of Miami Gardens Elderly Affairs Advisory Committee. She reported on the activities the Committee has undertaken for the last quarter. She informed the Council that June is Elder Abuse Month and announced the Elderly Affairs Advisory Committee would be hosting its annual Elderly Abuse Workshop, Thursday, June 28, 2017, at City Hall. Francis Ragoo, 889 NW 214th Street, Miami Gardens, Florida, appeared before the City Council to express concern with the City of North Miami . Beach's water service provided to the residents of Miami Gardens. Charles McCoy, 15940 NW 180' Court, Miami Gardens, Florida, appeared before the City Council to express comments about the City's Public Works Department and Half -Way Housing in Miami Gardens. (I) ORDINANCES) FOR FIRST READING: None (I) ORDINANCE(S) FOR SECOND READING/PUBLIC HEARING(S) None (J) RESOLUTION(S)/PUBLIC HEARING(S) None (K) CONSENT AGENDA: RESOLUTION NO. 2017-102-3207 K-2) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, ALLOCATING THE SUM OF THREE THOUSAND, FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($3,500.00) FROM THE MAYOR'S SPECIAL EVENT ACCOUNT, TO SUPPORT THE FLORIDA FREEDOM WRITERS' VIKING FREEDOM WRITERS; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY MAYOR OLIVER GILBERT) RESOLUTION NO. 2017-103-3208 K-3) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE USE OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS SHOWMOBILE FOR THE PARKWAY BAPTIST CHURCH ANNUAL CULTURAL FEST EVENT TO BE HELD ON SATURDAY, JULY 15, 2017; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY MAYOR OLIVER GILBERT) June 14, 2017, City Council Minutes Page 3 RESOLUTION NO. 2017-105-3210 K-5) 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 TO RESPECTIVELY THAT CERTAIN AGREEMENT WITH THE TOWN OF LAKE CLARKE SHORES AND THE CITY OF FERNANDINA BEACH FOR THE FLORIDA RESILIENCE AND ENERGY DISTRICT, ATTACHED HERETO AS EXHIBIT "A"; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) RESOLUTION NO. 2017-106-3211 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 TO RESPECTIVELY THAT CERTAIN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT WITH THE MIAMI-DADE TRANSPORTATION PLANNING ORGANIZATION, FOR THE NORTH CORRIDOR IMPLEMENTATION PLAN, ATTACHED HERETO AS EXHIBIT "A"; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) RESOLUTION NO. 2017-107-3212 K7) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO SUPERION, LLC., FOR SOFTWARE FOR THE POLICE DEPARTMENT IN THE AMOUNT OF TWO HUNDRED THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED TWENTY-ONE DOLLARS AND FORTY-FOUR CENTS ($200,921.44), FOR THIS PURPOSE; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATION; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) RESOLUTION NO. 2017-110-3215 K-8) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE USAGE OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS COUNCIL CHAMBERS FOR THE 100 BLACK MEN OF SOUTH FLORIDA'S ANNUAL MEETING ON SATURDAY, JULY 22, 2017; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY MAYOR OLIVER GILBERT) June 14, 2017, City Council Minutes Page 4 RESOLUTION NO. 2017-108-3213 K-9) 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 FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY COUNCILWOMAN LISA C. DAVIS) Motion offered by Councilwoman Robinson, seconded by Councilwoman Odom to adopt the Consent Agenda. There being no discussion, the motion to adopt passed and carried by a unanimous voice vote of the members present. (L) RESOLUTIONS) RESOLUTION NO 2017-109-3214 L-1) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING A RENTAL FEE WAIVER FOR USE OF THE BETTY T. FERGUSON RECREATIONAL CENTER (ORCHID ROOM) FOR FOUR (4) CONSECUTIVE MEDICARE NEIGHBORHOOD EDUCATIONAL WORKSHOPS STARTING IN JUNE 2017; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY COUNCILWOMAN LILLIE Q. ODOM) Motion offered by Councilwoman Davis, seconded by Councilwoman Robinson to adopt this item. Vice Mayor Ighodaro stated he had sponsored an item at a previous Council meeting, which drew concern from his colleagues because there was no fiscal impact noted. He said he was in support of this item; however he noticed that this particular item has no fiscal impact listed. Councilwoman Robinson in reference to Vice Mayor Ighodaro's comment said Vice Mayor Ighodaro's item was utilizing the entire facility for over a period of days. Mayor Gilbert agreed with Vice Mayor Ighodaro about including the fiscal impact. He however stated that Vice Mayor Ighodaro's item was also being scheduled during the football season, which draw large crowds and creates a demand for parking. He inquired about the fiscal impact for this particular item. June 14, 2017, City Council Minutes Page 5 Manager Benson said staff did not review this item before it was placed before this Council as an -add on item to the Official Agenda. He said staff just provided an estimated fiscal impact of $3,000.00, for the use of the facility to hold these workshops. Councilwoman Robinson expressed concern with adding items to the agenda on the night of the City Council meeting. At the conclusion of this discussion the motion to adopt passed and carried by a unanimous vote of the City Council. RESOLUTION NO. 2017-101-3206 K-1) 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 WATER -GEN LIMITED, APPROVING A 14 -DAY WATER PILOT PROJECT; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY MAYOR OLIVER GILBERT) Motion offered by Councilwoman Robinson, seconded by Mayor Gilbert to adopt this item. Councilwoman Odom asked for further clarification on this item. Mayor Gilbert explained the 14 -day pilot project with Water -Gen Limited, is to examine and test the performance of Atmospheric water generator device unit to determine the feasibility of future partnership opportunities with the City. At the conclusion of this discussion, the motion to adopt passed and carried by a majority vote of the members present (6-1). Councilwoman Odom cast the dissenting vote. RESOLUTION NO. 2017-104-3209 K-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 MIAMI-DADE COUNTY FILM PERMITTING INTERLOCAL; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY MAYOR OLIVER GILBERT) Motion offered by Councilman Harris, seconded by Councilwoman Odom to adopt this item. Councilwoman Odom asked how many other cities have entered into an agreement with Miami -Dade County for film permitting. Mayor Gilbert in response to Councilwoman Odom's inquiry said this is not a new June 14, 2017, City Council Minutes Page 6 agreement but rather a renewal of the film permitting agreement with Miami- Dade County. He further stated that many Miami -Dade municipalities utilize the services of Miami -Dade County for this purpose. At the conclusion of this discussion the motion to adopt passed and carried by a unanimous vote of the City Council members present. QUASI-JUDICIAL DISCLOSURE: (M) ORDINANCES HEARING(S): None (N) ORDINANCES HEARING(S) None ZONING HEARINGSMENNINGS ON FOR FIRST READING/PUBLIC ON FOR SECOND READING/PUBLIC (0) RESOLUTION(S)/PUBLIC HEARING(S) None (P) REPORTS OF CITY MANAGER/CITY ATTORNEY/CITY CLERK (Q) REPORTS OF MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEMBERS Councilwoman Davis thanked everyone for their support, visits, well wishes and kind words during the time of her family's bereavement. Councilman Harris wished all fathers a Happy Father's Day. Mayor Gilbert also wished all fathers a very Happy Father's Day. (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 the meeting adjourned at 5:00 PM. Attest: Ronetta Taylor, MMC, 6ty Clerk Oliver Gilbert, Mayor June 14, 2017, City Council Minutes Page 7