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05.22.2013 CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MINUTES MAY 22, 2013 (A) CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL The City Council for the City of Miami Gardens, Florida, met in regular session, Wednesday, May 22, 2013, beginning at 7:03 p.m., in the City Council Chambers, 1515 NW 167'h Street, Building 5, Suite 200, Miami Gardens, Florida. The following members of the City Council were present: Mayor Oliver Gilbert, Vice Mayor Lisa C. Davis and Council members Lillie Q. Odom, Rodney Harris, Felicia Robinson David Williams Jr., and Erhabor Ighodaro. Also in attendance were: City Manager Dr. Danny O. Crew, 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 Regular City Council Minutes—May 8,2013 Motion offered by Councilman Williams, seconded by Councilwoman Odom to adopt 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) Councilman Williams amended the agenda to add a presentation. Motion offered by Councilman Williams, seconded by Vice Mayor Davis to approve the official agenda with the applicable additions/deletions. This motion passed and carried by a unanimous voice vote. (F) SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS (5 minutes each) F-1) Skanska Monthly Report Skanska Representative provided its monthly summary report, which included project highlights of the month: Made a presentation to Miami Carol City Students; contributed to computers for high school seniors; made local purchases from sub-contractors and workers onsite daily including but not limited to food, gas, tools and other vendors; participated in the beach cleanup celebrating earth day. Regular City Council Minutes May 22, 2013 Page 1 F-2) City Manager—Employee Five(5)Year Service Pin The following employees were acknowledged for receiving their five year service pins Vanessa Castellon, Account Clerk, Finance; Maureen Gorman, Telecommunicator, Police Department; Agnes Lafrance, Police Officer 1, Police Department; Annabelle, Ruiz, Telecommunicator, Police Department; Brianna Screen, Executive Secretary, City Manager's Office; Carla Warren, Administrative Analyst, Police Department. F-3) Councilman David Williams Jr., Councilman Williams acknowledged teachers from the Miami Gardens area schools for their support and participation in the Science Initiative. (G) PUBLIC COMMENTS Patsy Green, 950 NW 203`d, Miami Gardens, Florida, appeared before the City Council to announce the Miami Gardens Commission For Women's Second Annual Rose Garden event will take place, Friday, June 14, 2013, from 9:30 a.m. — 11:00 p.m. She invited everyone to attend. Tanya James, 18721 NW l ld' Place, Miami Gardens, Florida, appeared before the City Council to announce, the Elderly Affairs Advisory Committee has selected its officers as follows: Chair Tanya James, Vice Chair Joseph O; Secretary Willie Jean Williams. She further asked for the Council approval to hold a workshop for Thursday, June 13`h during Elderly Awareness month. The workshop is being held in conjunction with Florida Initiative of a Life Time Grant, and the Alliance for Aging. The workshop will focus on fraud as well as financial abuse of the Elderly. The workshop will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 12 noon, at the City of Miami Gardens City Council Chambers. The Council gave unanimous approval for this event. Elizabeth Wells, 2210 NW 175d' Street, Miami Gardens, Florida, appeared before the City Council in response to Item K-7. She asked whether the 50 Million General Obligation Bond issue would be going out to the voters. She further inquired about the status of the 2007 Capital Improvement fund in the amount of 33 Million Dollars, which was supposed to be used for the park improvements. Manager Crew clarified that the funds Ms. Wells is speaking about related to the Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex, however the amount was not 33 Million. Those were Miami- Dade County dollars. Twyla Thompson, 19740 NW 2nd Avenue, Miami Gardens, Florida, appeared before the City Council to express concern with the vendors used by Code Enforcement. (I) ORDINANCE(S) FOR FIRST READING: None (I) ORDINANCE(S) FOR SECOND READING/PUBLIC HEARING(S) Regular City Council Minutes May 22, 2013 Page 2 ORDINANCE NO. 2013-10-298 I-1) AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, RESCINDING ORDINANCE NO. 2008-19-155, AS AMENDED, WHICH CREATED THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS' PROGRESSIVE YOUNG ADULTS 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 MAYOR OLIVER GILBERT) (1st Reading—May 8,2013) 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 Vice Mayor Davis to adopt this ordinance. There being no discussion,the motion to adopt passed and carried by a 7-0 vote. Vice Mayor Davis: Yes Councilman Harris: Yes Councilman Ighodaro: Yes Councilwoman Odom: Yes Councilwoman Robinson: Yes Councilman Williams: Yes Mayor Gilbert: Yes ORDINANCE NO. 2013-11-299 I-2) AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, RESCINDING ORDINANCE NO. 2010-28-236, WHICH CREATED THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS' PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES ADVISORY 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 MAYOR OLIVER GILBERT) (1st Reading—May 8,2013) 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 Vice Mayor Davis to adopt this Regular City Council Minutes May 22, 2013 Page 3 ordinance. There being no discussion,the motion to adopt passed and carried by a 7-0 vote. Councilman Harris: Yes Councilman Ighodaro: Yes Councilwoman Odom: Yes Councilwoman Robinson: Yes Councilman Williams: Yes Vice Mayor Davis: Yes Mayor Gilbert: Yes ORDINANCE NO. 2013-12-300 I-3) AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, RESCINDING ORDINANCE NO. 2009-12-184 WHICH CREATED THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. HOLIDAY STEERING 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 MAYOR OLIVER GILBERT) (1" Reading—May 8, 2013) 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 Vice Mayor Davis, seconded by Councilwoman Odom to adopt this ordinance. There being no discussion, the motion to adopt passed and carried by a 7-0 vote. Councilman Ighodaro: Yes Councilwoman Odom: Yes Councilwoman Robinson: Yes Councilman Williams: Yes Vice Mayor Davis: Yes Councilman Harris: Yes Mayor Gilbert: Yes (J) RESOLUTION(S)/PUBLIC HEARING(S) None (K) CONSENT AGENDA: Regular City Council Minutes May 22, 2013 Page 4 RESOLUTION NO. 2013-138-1934 K-1) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDERS IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED SEVENTY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS (75,000.00), ON AS NEEDED BASIS, TO AUTHORIZED DISTRIBUTORS FOR GOODYEAR TIRE AND RUBBER COMPANY IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE STATE OF FLORIDA CONTRACT NO. 863-000-10-1 FOR TIRE SERVICES; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) RESOLUTION NO. 2013-139-1935 K-2) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, DECLARING A SURPLUS OF FLEET VEHICLES; AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO UTILIZE FISHER AUCTION COMPANY, INC., AND RENE BATES AUCTIONEERS, INC., FOR AUCTION SERVICES, FOR THE DISPOSAL OF SURPLUS FLEET VEHICLES AT A PUBLIC AUCTION, IN ACCORDANCE WITH SOUTHEAST FLORIDA GOVERNMENTAL PURCHASING COOPERATIVE GROUP RFP NO. 270254; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) RESOLUTION NO. 2013-140-1936 K-3) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE FUTURE RENEWAL AGREEMENTS WITH THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS FOR USE OF WORK SQUADS, ON AN AS NEEDED BASIS; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) RESOLUTION NO. 2013-141-1937 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 INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS AND MIAMI-DADE COUNTY FOR THE ALLOCATION OF FUNDING, IN THE AMOUNT OF SEVEN HUNDRED NINETY-THREE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($793,000.00), FOR FISCAL YEAR 2012- Regular City Council Minutes May 22, 2013 Page 5 2013 FROM THE BUILDING BETTER COMMUNITIES GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND (GOB) PROGRAM ASSOCIATED WITH IMPROVEMENTS AT ROLLING OAKS PARK, 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. 2013-142-1938 K-5) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, REJECTING ALL BIDS RECEIVED IN RESPONSE TO ITB #12-13-035, FOR THE PURCHASE AND DELIVERY OF BUS SHELTER GLASS; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) RESOLUTION NO. 2013-143-1939 K-6) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE EXPENDITURE OF PROCEEDS FROM THE LAW ENFORCEMENT TRUST FUND ("LETF") TO FATHERZ IN THE HOOD, INC., CONTINGENT UPON THE HOSTING OF THE "DO RIGHT DADS" NATIONAL FATHERHOOD CONFERENCE SCHEDULED TO BE HELD ON JUNE 14-16, 2013 AT FLORIDA MEMORIAL UNIVERSITY; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) RESOLUTION NO. 2013-144-1940 K-7) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, DECLARING THE CITY'S OFFICIAL INTENT TO REIMBURSE ITSELF FROM THE PROCEEDS OF NONTAXABLE OBLIGATIONS FOR CERTAIN CAPITAL EXPENDITURES TO BE MADE BY THE CITY, WITH RESPECT TO PARK AND RECREATION CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS; AUTHORIZING CERTAIN INCIDENTAL ACTIONS; AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER AND THE CITY ATTORNEY TO TAKE ANY AND ALL STEPS NECESSARY TO INITIATE THE PROCESS FOR THE CITY'S ISSUANCE OF A FIFTY MILLION DOLLAR ($50,000,000.00) IN GENERAL OBLIGATION BONDS; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY MAYOR OLIVER GILBERT) Regular City Council Minutes May 22, 2013 Page 6 Motion offered by Councilman Williams, seconded by Vice Mayor Davis to adopt the Consent Agenda. There being no discussion, the motion to adopt passed and carried by a unanimous voice vote. (L) RESOLUTION(S): RESOLUTION NO. 2013-145-1941 L-1) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING AN AMENDMENT TO THAT CERTAIN DECLARATION OF RESTRICTIONS RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 27747, PAGES 4987-4992, RELATING TO ACCELERATED LEARNING SOLUTIONS, INC., ATTACHED HERETO AS EXHIBIT "A"; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) Motion offered by Councilman Williams, seconded by Councilwoman Odom to adopt this item. There being no discussion, the motion to adopt passed and carried by a unanimous voice vote. QUASI-JUDICIAL ZONING HEARINGS: (M) ORDINANCES ON FOR FIRST READING/PUBLIC HEARING (S): M-1) AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, ADOPTING AN AMENDMENT TO THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS COMPREHENSIVE DEVELOPMENT MASTER PLAN TO PROVIDE FOR THE NECESSARY ANNUAL UPDATES TO THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS SCHEDULE, THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS ELEMENT, AND THE PUBLIC SCHOOL FACILITIES ELEMENT, AS ATTACHED HERETO AS EXHIBIT "A"; 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) Regular City Council Minutes May 22, 2013 Page 7 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 Williams, seconded by Vice Mayor Davis to adopt this item on first reading. There being no discussion,the motion to adopt passed and carried by a 7-0 vote. Councilman Williams: Yes Vice Mayor Davis: Yes Councilman Harris: Yes Councilman Ighodaro: Yes Councilwoman Odom: Yes Councilwoman Robinson: Yes Mayor Gilbert: Yes (N) ORDINANCES ON FOR SECOND READING/PUBLIC HEARING(S) ORDINANCE NO. 2013-13-301 N-1) AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, APPROVING THE APPLICATION SUBMITTED BY SIERRA NORWOOD CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH, INC. FOR THE REZONING OF PROPERTY LOCATED AT 495 N.W. 191 STREET, MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED ON EXHIBIT "A" ATTACHED HERETO, FROM R-1, SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIAL 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 24,2013) 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 Williams, seconded by Vice Mayor Davis to adopt this item. There being no discussion, the motion to adopt passed and carried by a 7-0 vote. Vice Mayor Davis: Yes Councilman Harris: Yes Councilman Ighodaro: Yes Councilwoman Odom: Yes Councilwoman Robinson: Yes Regular City Council Minutes May 22, 2013 Page 8 Councilman Williams: Yes Mayor Gilbert: Yes (0) RESOLUTION(S)/PUBLIC HEARING(S) RESOLUTION NO. 2013-146-1942-Z-133 0-1) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, DESIGNATING A GEOGRAPHIC AREA WITHIN THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS AS A BROWNFIELD AREA, WHICH SHALL HEREAFTER BE KNOWN AS THE "27TH AVENUE CORRIDOR GREENPOWERMENT ZONE BROWNFIELD AREA", FOR THE PURPOSES OF ENVIRONMENTAL REHABILITATION AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT; DIRECTING THE CITY MANAGER TO NOTIFY THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION OF SAID DESIGNATION; AND 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. Motion offered by Councilman Ighodaro, seconded by Councilman Williams to adopt this item on first hearing. There being no discussion, the motion to adopt at the first hearing passed and carried by a unanimous vote. A second hearing for this item will take place, June 26, 2013. (P) REPORTS OF CITY MANAGER/CITY ATTORNEY/CITY CLERK P-1) City Manager's Monthly Report P-2) Police Department Monthly Report Manager Crew explained the city is preparing the install the road entrance at the new city hall complex. The tire company next to where this road work is being done needs to close its business for one month in order for the road work to be completed. Authorization was given to the City Manager to reimburse the tire shop in the amount of$45,000 for one month closure. (Q) REPORTS OF MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEMBERS Councilwoman Odom announced there will be a Senior Sports event, May 30, 2013. She invited everyone to attend. Councilman Harris announced a college workshop would be held June 1St from 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.,at the Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex. Vice Mayor Davis that the Norwood Crime Watch in conjunction with the area crime Regular City Council Minutes May 22, 2013 Page 9 prevention groups will be hosting a Teen Summit at Norland Senior High School, Thursday, May 30, 2013, from 6-8 p.m. (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 7:45 p.m. Attest: Oliver Gilbert, Mayor Ronetta Taylor MC, City Clerk Regular City Council Minutes May 22, 2013 Page 10