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11.08.2017 City Council Minutes CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MINUTES NOVEMBER 8, 2017 (A) CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL The City Council for the City of Miami Gardens, Florida, met in regular session, Wednesday, November 8, 2017, beginning at 7:00 PM, in the City Council Chambers, 18605 NW 27 h Avenue, Miami Gardens, Florida. The following members of the City Council were present: Vice Mayor Erhabor Ighodaro and Council members: Lillie Q. Odom, Lisa C. Davis, Rodney Harris, Felicia Robinson. and David Williams Jr.. Mayor Oliver Gilbert was not present. Motion offered by Vice Mayor Ighodaro, seconded by Councilwoman Robinson to excuse Mayor Gilbert's absence. There being no discussion the motion to excuse Mayor Gilbert's absence passed and carried by a unanimous vote of the Council members present. Also in attendance were: Assistant City Manager Vernita Nelson, City Attorney Sonja K. Dickens and City Clerk Ronetta Taylor. (B) INVOCATION Delivered by Minister Cole (C) PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Recited in unison (D) APPROVAL OF MINUTES D-1) Regular City Council Minutes—October 25,2017 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 the minutes passed and carried by a unanimous vote of the Council members present. (E) ORDER OF BUSINESS (Items to be pulled from Consent Agenda at this time) The following items were added to the consent agenda as item K-13: "A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, ALLOCATING THE SUM OF ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($1,000.00) FROM VICE MAYOR IGHODAR09S SPECIAL EVENT ACCOUNT, TO SUPPORT THE YWCA OF GREATER MIAMI-DADE, PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. November 8, 2017, City Council Minutes Page 1 A replacement Item for K-12 was provided due to a typographical error. After there being no other changes to the Official Agenda, a motion was offered by Councilman Williams, seconded by Councilman Harris to approve the official agenda with the necessary changes. This motion passed and carried by a unanimous vote of the City Council members present. (F) SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS (5 minutes each) None (G) PUBLIC COMMENTS (2 minutes each) There being no interested parties to speak during public comments. Public comments were closed. (I� ORDINANCE(S) FOR FIRST READING: H-1) AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA CREATING A VETERANS AFFAIRS COMMITTEE; 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 LILLIE Q. ODOM) Councilwoman Odom provided explanation to the importance of addressing the issues related to the Veterans in the Miami Gardens Community. Councilwoman Robinson expressed concerned about the details related to the committee. Councilwomen Odom responded to Councilwoman Robinson's concerns explaining the committee's configuration Councilman Williams inquired about the timeline for council's appointment on the committee. City Attorney Dickens responded to Councilman Williams' inquiry explaining the ordinance does not dictate a timeframe for Council's appointment. Motion offered by Councilman Williams, seconded by Councilwoman Davis, to adopt this item on first reading. November 8, 2017, City Council Minutes Page 2 At the conclusion of the discussion, the motion to adopt passed and carried by a 6-0 vote. Councilwoman Davis: Yes Councilman Harris: Yes Councilwoman Robinson: Yes Councilwoman Odom: Yes Councilman Williams: Yes Mayor Gilbert: Not Present Vice Mayor Ighodaro: Yes H-2) AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AMENDING SECTION 28-301 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES "REGISTRATION OF ABANDONED PROPERTIES"; 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 MAYOR OLIVER GILBERT) City Attorney Dickens explained this is an update on an existing ordinance addressing the City's issues with abandoned properties. The ordinance along with Consent Items K-1 and K-2 allow the City to contract with a third party company to manage the process of registration and fines for abandoned properties. Councilman Williams inquired as to whether the ordinance will include commercial properties. Councilwoman Odom inquired as to whether the third party vendor would be responsible for maintaining the property owner names. City Attorney Dickens responded to both inquiries stating the contract will include both residential and commercial properties as well as maintain property owner's information. Motion offered by Councilwoman Robinson, seconded by Councilwoman Harris, to adopt this item on first reading. At the conclusion of the discussion,the motion to adopt passed and carried by a 6-0 vote. Councilwoman Davis: Yes Councilman Harris: Yes Vice Mayor Ighodaro: Yes Councilwoman Robinson: Yes Councilwoman Odom: Yes November S, 2017, City Council Minutes Page 3 Councilman Williams: Yes Mayor Gilbert: Not Present (I) ORDINANCE(S) FOR SECOND READING/PUBLIC HEARING(S) None (J) RESOLUTION(S)/PUBLIC HEARING(S) None (I) CONSENT AGENDA: RESOLUTION NO.2017-163-3268 K-10) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, ENTERING INTO THAT CERTAIN SERVICE AGREEMENT WITH COMMUNITY CHAMPIONS CORPORATION FOR ABANDONED PROPERTY REGISTRATION ATTACHED HERETO AS EXHIBIT "A" BY RELYING ON THAT CERTAIN CITY OF JACKSONVILLE RFP NO. 38-15; 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. 2017-164-3269 K-2) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, ESTABLISHING A FEE FOR THE REGISTRATION OF ABANDONED PROPERTIES; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY MAYOR OLIVER GILBERT) RESOLUTION NO.2017-165-3270 K-3) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, ACKNOWLEDGING THE APPOINTMENT OF DORETHA NICHSON TO THE EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION TEMPORARY AD HOC ADVISORY COMMITTEE; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY COUNCILMAN DAVID WILLIAMS JR.) RESOLUTION NO.2017-166-3271 K4) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, ACKNOWLEDGING THE RE-APPOINTMENT OF ANNETTE ROLLE TO THE ELDERLY AFFAIRS ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR A TWO YEAR TERM; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; November 8, 2017, City Council Minutes Page 4 PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY COUNCILWOMAN LILLIE Q. ODOM) RESOLUTION NO.2017-167-3272 K-5) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, ACKNOWLEDGING THE RE-APPOINTM ENT OF JOSEPHINE SANDERS TO THE ELDERLY AFFAIRS ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR A THREE YEAR TERM; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY COUNCILWOMN LILLIE Q. ODOM RESOLUTION NO.2017-168-3273 K-6) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, APPROVING THE FINAL PLAT FOR PRINCETON PARK TOWNHOMES, SUBMITTED BY MAS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION, FOR THE PROPERTY GENERALLY LOCATED AT NW 28TH AVENUE AND NW 183RD STREET, ATTACHED HERETO AS EXHIBIT "A"; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) RESOLUTION NO.2017-169-3274 K- 7) 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 SAFEWARE, INC., FOR THE PURCHASE OF TWO (2) VIDEO SURVEILLANCE TRAILERS, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED ONE HUNDRED THIRTEEN THOUSAND ONE HUNDRED NINETY- SEVEN DOLLARS ($113,197.00), BY RELYING UPON U.S. COMMUNITIES GOVERNMENT PURCHASING ALLIANCE RFP NUMBER 11-205753-10 (4400001839), ATTACHED HERETO AS EXHIBIT "A"; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) RESOLUTION NO. 2017-170-3275 K-8) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AWARDING INVITATION TO BID NO. 16-17-029 PARKS LIGHTING ELECTRICAL MAINTENANCE CONTRACT TO IMPERIAL ELECTRIC INC., AS PRIMARY VENDOR, AND ELECTRICAL CONTRACTING SERVICE, INC., AS SECONDARY VENDOR; AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDERS, ON AN AS NEEDED BASIS, NOT TO EXCEED THE ALLOCATED BUDGET November 8, 2017, City Council Minutes Page 5 AMOUNT; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) RESOLUTION NO.2017-171-3276 K-9) 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 OPTUM FITNESS ADVANTAGE HEALTHY CONTRIBUTIONS PROGRAM, ATTACHED HERETO AS EXHIBIT "A"; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) RESOLUTION NO. 2017-172-3277 K-10) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO RELY ON COMPETITIVELY SOLICITED, INVITATION TO BID (ITB) NUMBER 15-16-033 TO OBTAIN BIDS FROM QUALIFIED FIRMS FOR JOB ORDER CONTRACTING SERVICES FOR HORIZONTAL AND VERTICAL CONSTRUCTION SERVICES; AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDERS ON AN AS NEEDED BASIS NOT TO EXCEED THE APPROVED BUDGETED AMOUNT; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) RESOLUTION NO.2017-173-3278 K-11) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO RENEW THAT CERTAIN AGREEMENT WITH AVMED, INC., FOR EMPLOYEE GROUP MEDICAL INSURANCE FOR CALENDAR YEAR 2018; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) RESOLUTION NO.2017-174-3279 K-12) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AMENDING THE APPROVED OUTSIDE COUNSEL LIST TO INCLUDE NANCY E. STROUD OF THE LAW FIRM LEWIS, STROUD & DEUTSCH, P.L.; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY ATTORNEY) Motion offered by Councilwoman Davis, seconded by Councilwomen Robinson to adopt the Consent Agenda as presented. November 8, 2017, City Council Minutes Page 6 There being no discussion, the motion to adopt the Consent Agenda passed and carried by a unanimous vote of the City Council members present. (L) RESOLUTIONS) None QUASI-JUDICIAL ZONING HEARINGS/JENNINGS DISCLOSURE: Nakeischae Smith, Planning and Zoning Director appeared before the City Council to explain the Quasi-Judicial Hearing. Ronetta Taylor, City Clerk sworn in all parties participating in this Quasi-Judicial Process. (M) ORDINANCES ON FOR FIRST READING/PUBLIC HEARING(S): M-1) AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, REZONING THAT PROPERTY GENERALLY LOCATED ON NORTHWEST 199TH STREET AND 27TH AVENUE MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED IN EXHIBIT "A", ATTACHED HERETO, FROM PCD-PLANNED CORRIDOR DEVELOPMENT WITH ENTERTAINMENT OVERLAY, GP- GOVERNMENT PROPERTY, AND OF-OFFICE TO S-STADIUM DISTRICT; PROVIDING FOR ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT; PROVIDING FOR A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; PROVIDING FOR INCLUSION IN THE LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) Vice Mayor Ighodaro opened the floor for this public hearing. After there were no interested parties to speak on this item,the public hearing was closed. City Attorney, Sonja Dickens explained the ordinance is part of the settlement with the Stadium and a second part of the process of rezoning. Motion offered by Councilwoman Robinson, seconded by Councilwoman Davis to adopt this item on first reading. At the conclusion of this discussion, the motion to adopt passed and carried by a 6-0 vote. Councilman Harris: Yes November 8, 2017, City Council Minutes Page 7 Vice Mayor Ighodaro: Yes Councilwoman Odom: Yes Councilwoman Robinson: Yes Councilman Williams: Yes Councilwoman Davis: Yes Mayor Gilbert: Not Present M-2) AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, BANNING MEDICAL MARIJUANA TREATMENT CENTER DISPENSING FACILITIES; AMENDING CHAPTER 34, ARTICLE XIX, SECTION 34-732 - "DEFINITIONS" OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES; AMENDING CHAPTER 34, ARTICLE IX, SECTION 34-287 — "USE REGULATIONS, GENERALLY" OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES; 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) Assistant City Manager, Vernita Nelson requested the item be deferred to the December 13, 2017 City Council Meeting. Motion offered by Councilwoman Robinson, seconded by Councilwoman Odom to defer this item. There being no discussion,the motion to defer passed and carried by a unanimous vote of the City Council. M-3) AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, APPROVING THE APPLICATION SUBMITTED BY THE YWCA OF GREATER MIAMI-DADE, INC. FOR THE REZONING OF PROPERTY LOCATED AT 3450 AND 3468 NW 199TH STREET, MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED ON EXHIBIT "A",ATTACHED HERETO,FROM NC-NEIGHBORHOOD COMMERCIAL TO R-25, MULTIPLE FAMILY DWELLING RESIDENTIAL DISTRICT; ACCEPTING THAT CERTAIN DECLARATION OF RESTRICTIONS ATTACHED HERETO AS EXHIBIT "C'; PROVIDING FOR ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT; PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; PROVIDING INCLUSION IN CODE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) Planning and Zoning Director, Nakeischea Smith explained the request is for rezoning to November 8, 2017, City Council Minutes Page 8 a residential zone with additional density. The applicant's attorney, Jerry B. Proctor appeared before Council and explained they are seeking a rezoning with the aspiration of developing Senior Housing. Kerry-Ann Royes, CEO of YWCA, provided a brief description of the YWCA development plans for the senior residential campus. Ms. Royes waived Quasi-Judicial. Motion offered by Councilwoman Robinson, seconded by Councilwoman Davis to adopt this item. Councilman Williams requested clarification reference the low income and affordable housing information listed on the documentation. In addition, he inquired about the possibility of the project becoming section 8 funded. Attorney Jerry B. Proctor responded to Councilman Williams clarification stating the property deed has clear restrictions for senior housing. Lindsey Lecour, Atlantic Pacific Community, YWCA Developer Partner, also provided explanation to Councilman Williams explaining the project allows for low income tax credit program, which means all residents would make approximately $36,000 a year for a two-person household. In addition, she explained the project developers are not bringing in section eight vouchers and they will not discriminate against voucher holders. Councilwoman Odom inquired about whether a study was conducted to verify the need for an additional senior facility in the area. Assistant City Manager, Vernita Nelson, responded to Councilwoman Odom stating the City did not conduct any survey. Kerry-Ann Royes also responded stating the City of Miami Gardens and the Miami Dade County recommended the best use of the land to be for senior housing to accommodate the aging population. Attorney Sanford Freeman also responded shared his experience from a thirty-year tenure as a Miami Gardens developer that this community has an aging population, which needs housing. Councilwoman Davis inquired about the possible conflict, if any, with the City of Miami Gardens Senior Center. City Manager Cameron Benson responded to Councilwoman Davis stating the project will probably increase activity in the senior center. At the conclusion of this discussion,the motion to adopt passed and carried by a 5-1 vote. November 8, 2017, City Council Minutes Page 9 Councilman Harris: Yes Vice Mayor Ighodaro: Yes Councilwoman Odom: No Councilwoman Robinson: Yes Councilman Williams: Yes Councilwoman Davis: Yes Mayor Gilbert: Not Present (N) ORDINANCES ON FOR SECOND READING/PUBLIC HEARING(S) None (0) RESOLUTION(S)/PUBLIC HEARING(S) None (P) REPORTS OF CITY MANAGER/CITY ATTORNEY/CITY CLERK City Manager Cameron Benson introduced and welcomed the new Procurement Director, Peter Parkin. (Q) REPORTS OF MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEMBERS Councilwoman Davis reminded everyone of the upcoming Food and Wine Festival on Saturday,November 11, 2017. Councilwoman Odom announced the upcominVeterans Day Luncheon on Saturday, November 11,2017 at Betty T Ferguson, 3000 NW 199 St from l2pm—2pm. Councilman Harris wished everyone Happy Thanksgiving and reminded everyone of the upcoming Thanksgiving Community Dinner scheduled for November 18, 2017 at Love Fellowship Ministries. (R) WRITTEN REQUESTS, PETITIONS & OTHER WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE PUBLIC None November 8, 2017, City Council Minutes Page 10 (S) ADJOURNMENT There being no fiuther business to come before this Body, and upon a motion being duly made and seconded,the meeting adjourned at 7:46 PM. Attest: �;7f ErhabwiVodaro, Vice Mayor onetta Taylor, M#, City Clerk November 8, 2017, City Council Minutes Page 11