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09.11.2013 REGULAR MINUTES, SEPT. 11 12013 CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MINUTES SEPTEMBER 11, 2013 (A) CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL The City Council for the City of Miami Gardens, Florida, met in regular session, Wednesday, September 11, 2013, beginning at 7:00 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 Rodney Harris, Felicia Robinson, David Williams Jr., and Erhabor Ighodaro. Councilwoman Lillie Q. Odom arrived at 7:02 p.m. 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. A moment of silence was observed for the 9/11 victims and their families. (C) PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Recited in unison (D) APPROVAL OF MINUTES Regular City Council Minutes—July 24, 2013 Special City Council Minutes—August 12, 2013 Special City Council Minutes—August 19, 2013 Motion offered by Councilman Williams, seconded by Councilwoman Odom to adopt the minutes, with necessary corrections, if any. This motion passed and carried by a unanimous voice vote. (E) ORDER OF BUSINESS (Items to be pulled from Consent Agenda at this time) The following item was added to the agenda as Item K-19) "A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE AGREEMENTS FOR SERVICES BENEFITING THE CITY'S PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT THAT HAVE NO FISCAL IMPACT, SUBJECT TO THE REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF THE CITY ATTORNEY; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIVES; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY MAYOR GILBERT) Motion offered by Councilman Williams, seconded by Vice Mayor Davis and Regular City Council Minutes September 11, 2013 Page 1 REGULAR MINUTES, SEPT. 11 12013 Councilwoman Odom to approve the official agenda, with the addition. 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) F-1) City Manager—Employee of the Month Manager Crew presented the Employee of the Month Award for August 2013 to Hilary Marshall, Assistant to the Council for her due diligence in providing excellent service to the Council and public. F-2) Councilman David Williams Jr. Councilman Williams acknowledged the new principals of Carol City Middle School, Carol City Elementary School. F 3) Mayor Giibeft Citi of Mia G"d CU.A- Pe 4 (G) PUBLIC COMMENTS William Hodges, 726 Presidential Drive, Boynton Beach, Florida, appeared before the City Council to extend his appreciation and gratitude to the Council for their support of Item K- 14. Harold Lawton, 1860 NW 170'' Street, Miami Gardens, Florida, appeared before the City Council to express concern with communication between himself and the elected officials. He said he called and left several messages, but has not received a return telephone call. He further stated that he would like to some of the council members initiate some of the agenda items as opposed to the City Manager. Mayor Gilbert said there have been some issues with the messaging system and asked Mr. Lawton to speak with Ms. Darian Martin, Legislative Aide to the Mayor with regard to his concern. Francis Ragoo, 889 NW 214'h Street, Apt. 102, Miami Gardens, Florida, appeared before the City Council to share information as it relates to the 1.5 Million Dollar Bond Program, and Miami Norland Senior High School. He invited the Council to be a part of a grassroots coalition aimed at ensuring Miami Norland Senior High School continues to be a striving school, which meets the needs of the students in this area. He opined as a city and community, we need to inform and empower our School Board representative of our needs and desires so that he can better represent our interest at the School Board level. Mayor Gilbert shared that he has been speaking with the School Board Superintendent with regard to this issue. Information will be forthcoming, which he would provide to Mr. Ragoo. Regular City Council Minutes September 11, 2013 Page 2 REGULAR MINUTES, SEPT. 11 12013 Elizabeth Judd, 15000 South River Drive, Miami, Florida, appeared before the City Council to further expound on Norland Senior High School and the 1.5 Million Dollar bond issue to build a new school. She said maintaining that sense of community is very important. She reminded everyone of what happened when the schools were segregated. Rita Pierre, President of Norwood Crime Prevention, residential address 1000 NW 1971' Terrace, Miami Gardens, Florida, appeared before the City Council to express concern with not having police presence at the Crime Prevention Meeting. She said the residents had questions for the police department that did not get answered. The meetings are now being held at a new venue, Norwood Methodist Church. Mayor Gilbert informed Ms. Pierre that Chief Boyd would speak with her about her concerns. Daniel Reynolds, President of the Federation of Public and Private Employees, 1700 NW 166'Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, appeared before the City Council and stated they have been in on-going contract negotiations with the city on behalf of the employees for almost a year. They have reached an impasse on the disciplinary process for employees, utilizing an arbitrator. Kathleen Philips, 9260 SW 72"d Street, Miami, Florida, appeared before the City Council as a representative of the Federation of Public and Private Employees. She said there is a hold up in getting the contract resolved. Both sides have been working very diligently to resolve many of the issues in the contract. She stressed the importance of having a neutral hearing officer address disciplinary issues. Rosetta Rolle Hylton Anderson, 20211 NW 42"d Avenue, Miami Gardens, Florida, appeared before the City Council and stated there is talk in the community that references this Mayor and this Council breaching the Sunshine Law. She opined if this Mayor and Council are breaching the Sunshine Law that is a serious matter. She stated members of this Council know this is happening. She said, "If you were called to testify, and you did not tell the truth that would perjury". She questioned whether the City Attorney and Police Chief should be investigating this matter, since the community is buzzing about it. Georgia S. Thompson, 3030 NW 2041` Terrace, Miami Gardens, Florida, appeared before the City Council to invite the Council to participate in a Haiti Back to School Drive, Friday, September 13th. Wendell James, 18820 NW 29th Place, Miami Gardens, Florida, appeared before the Council to announce the Pantry Jamaican Restaurant will be closing its doors at the end of the month. After more than 20 years of being in this community and being a sponsor for many events this proprietor can no longer afford the rent at this location. JoAnn Harris, 5020 NW 197d' Street, Miami, Florida, appeared before the City Council and broached the subject of the CDBG Grant or other funding resources for the Alliance for Musical Arts program being offered at the Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex. Regular City Council Minutes September 11, 2013 Page 3 REGULAR MINUTES, SEPT. 11 12013 Sharon Frazier-Stephens, 145 NE 193`d Street, Miami, Florida, appeared before the City Council to further expound on the Norland Senior High School and the 1.5 Million Dollar Bond issue. She further expressed concern with Miami Norland Senior High School losing its Magnet Program. Denise White, 1210 NW 179 ' Terrace, Miami Gardens, Florida, appeared before the City Council to get clarification on Item H-1), which related to the CAC Advisory Committee's composition. Assistant City Attorney Monica Barnes was asked to speak with Ms. White about this item. (H) ORDINANCES) FOR FIRST READING: H-1) AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AMENDING ARTICLE III, DIVISION 4 ENTITLED "CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE" OF THE CITY'S 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 VICE MAYOR LISA C. DAVIS) Vice Mayor Davis shared that the Citizens Advisory Committee is comprised of 21 members, however the Committee has not been able to meet due to lack of a quorum. She said in order for this committee to function she is proposing to reduce the member of members to seven(7). Motion offered by Councilman Harris, seconded by Councilwoman Odom, to adopt this item on first reading. Councilman Williams asked why the quorum issue could not be addressed by a by-law change to indicate a quorum of the members present. Mayor Gilbert in response to Councilman Williams question said the legislation is codified as an ordinance, which takes precedence over by-laws. Councilwoman Robinson made reference to language in the ordinance, more specifically, page 2, line 12,"endeavor, but are not required to appoint the following": Mayor Gilbert in response to Councilwoman Robinson's inquiry shared originally the composition of the committee was established to include a cross section of the community (e.g. clergy, crime watch/civic groups, business owners, etc.). The Council found that in some cases it Regular City Council Minutes September 11, 2013 Page 4 REGULAR MINUTES, SEPT. 11 12013 was impossible to find someone from the required categories to serve. This language would provide that the Mayor and Council shall endeavor to find someone but if not, it is acceptable to appoint someone else. Councilwoman Odom shared that each Council member was required to appoint three (3) people. She asked how will the Council know which of those three people have not been attending. Mayor Gilbert in response to Councilwoman Odom's question said attendance sheets would be provided. At the conclusion of the discussion, the motion to adopt passed and carred 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 H-2) AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AMENDING SECTION-6- SECTION 6-149 OF THE CITY'S CODE OF ORDINANCES RELATING TO LANDLORD PERMITS TO REQUIRE TENANT CRIMINAL BACKGROUND CHECKS AND TO REQUIRE LEASE AGREEMENTS TO CONTAIN DRUG-FREE AND CRIME FREE PROVISIONS; AMENDING SECTION 6-156 RELATING TO DUTIES OF LANDLORD TO REQUIRE TO REQUIRE PROPERTY OWNER TO PROVIDE INFORMATION REGARDING ALL TENANTS; 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) Mayor Gilbert passed the gavel to Vice Mayor Davis before sharing there is no a Housing Authority in place in Miami Gardens to monitor Section 8 Housing. The city can require the landlord who already has to obtain a Landlord Permit to lease their property to get a background check on the tenant, and tell the city who is living there. He shared there are other cities from around the country that have implemented similar legislation. He opined this would help deter some of the people who know their background is going to get checked, they might not want to live there. However, independent of that the city will get to know exactly who is living in the corporate boundaries of Miami Gardens. Regular City Council Minutes September 11, 2013 Page 5 REGULAR MINUTES, SEPT. 11 , 2013 Motion offered by Mayor Gilbert, seconded by Councilwoman Robinson and Councilman Williams to adopt this item on first reading. Councilwoman Odom asked for clarification on the language in the cover memorandum "landlords to obtain comprehensive national background check on all prospective residential tenants." Mayor Gilbert in response to Councilwoman Odom's inquiry said this would require all renters who will live in the city to get a background check. He said this would not stop a landlord from renting a property. He said if Councilwoman Odom would like, the word "prospective"could be removed. Councilwoman Odom was agreeable to removing the word "prospective" from the cover memorandum. There being no further 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 (I) ORDINANCE(S) FOR SECOND READING/PUBLIC HEARING(S) None (J) RESOLUTION(S)/PUBLIC HEARING(S) RESOLUTION NO. 2013-196-1892 J-1) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, ALLOCATING FISCAL YEAR 2013 -2014 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT ("CDBG") PUBLIC SERVICE FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF TWENTY THOUSAND DOLLARS ($20,000.00) TO JPM CENTRE AT MIAMI GARDENS DRIVE, INC. AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A SUBRECIPIENT AGREEMENT FOR THIS PURPOSE; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) Mayor Gilbert opened the floor for this public hearing. Regular City Council Minutes September 11, 2013 Page 6 REGULAR MINUTES, SEPT. 11 12013 JoAnn Harris, 5020 NW 197 ' Street, Miami, Florida, appeared before the Council and shared that she has a program at the Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex, which services the children at Parkway Middle School. She asked that the Council look at the CDBG Fund dollars to assist with the funding. There being no other interested parties to speak on this item, the public hearing closed. Denese Williams, Grant Administrator for the City of Miami Gardens appeared before the Council to expound on the CDBG Public Service Funding, the process used prior to the actual awarding, and the recipients selected to receive the grant funding. Motion offered by Vice Mayor Davis, seconded by Councilwoman Odom to adopt this item. There being no further discussion, the motion to adopt passed and carried by unanimous voice vote. RESOLUTION NO. 2013-197-1893 J-2) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, ALLOCATING FISCAL YEAR 2013-2014 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT ("CDBG") PUBLIC SERVICE FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS ($10,000.00) TO YOUTH VIOLENCE PREVENTION COALITION; AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A SUBRECIPIENT AGREEMENT FOR THIS PURPOSE; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) Please note, Councilman Williams left the room when this item was introduced. 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 Councilman Harris to adopt this item. There being no further discussion, the motion to adopt passed and carred by unanimous voice vote of the members present. Councilman Williams was recused. Councilman Williams returned to the meeting after the above referenced item was voted on. RESOLUTION NO. 2013-198-1894 J-3) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, ALLOCATING FISCAL YEAR Regular City Council Minutes September 11, 2013 Page 7 REGULAR MINUTES, SEPT. 11 12013 2013-2014 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (-CDBG") PUBLIC SERVICE FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS ($10,000.00) TO MT. PISGAH SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH, AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A SUBRECIPIENT AGREEMENT FOR THIS PURPOSE; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) Mayor Gilbert opened the floor for this public hearing. H. John Wells, representative of Mt. Pisgah SDA Church, 3340 NW 215`h Street, Miami Gardens, Florida, appeared before the Council to express appreciation for this award. He further shared the invaluable services his organization provides the residents of Miami Gardens by providing meals. He asked the Council to consider an increase to this grant award. Harold Lawton, 1860 NW 170`x' Street, Miami Gardens, Florida, to suggest providing information to the public about the agenda items as it relates to these grants. There being no further interested parties to speak on this item, the public hearing closed. Mayor Gilbert addressed Mr. Wells request and stated he would not support increasing the amount of this award. The majority of the CDBG funds are used to feed the seniors. There is simply not enough money in this allocation of CDBG dollars to do that. Motion offered by Councilman Harris, seconded by Councilwoman Odom to adopt this item. There being no further discussion, the motion to adopt passed and carried by unanimous voice vote. RESOLUTION NO. 2013-199-1895 J4) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, ALLOCATING FISCAL YEAR 2013 -2014 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT ("CDBG") PUBLIC SERVICE FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF EIGHTY THOUSAND DOLLARS ($80,000.00) TO SUNSHINE FOR ALL, INC., AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A SUBRECIPIENT AGREEMENT FOR THIS PURPOSE; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) Mayor Gilbert opened the floor for this public hearing. Regular City Council Minutes September 11, 2013 Page 8 REGULAR MINUTES, SEPT. 11 12013 JoAnn Harris, 5020 NW 197th Street, Miami, Florida, appeared before the City Council and shared this is an issue that came up during the last CDBG funding cycle. The larger organizations continue to get funding each year while the small organizations are not awarded any funding. She opined that those smaller service oriented organizations should be allowed to have a bite of the apple as well. She asked the Council to take a second look at the distribution of dollars and grant awarding process. A representative from Sunshine For All, Inc., appeared before the City Council to convey appreciation for the grant award allocation. There being no other interested parties to speak on this item, the public hearing closed. Motion offered by Councilwoman Robinson, seconded by Vice Mayor Davis to adopt this item. Vice Mayor Davis expressed the importance of including businesses in Miami Gardens a chance to come aboard. Mayor Gilbert in response to Vice Mayor Davis' comment shared that the Youth Violence Coalition is a Miami Gardens based organization. He concurred with Vice Mayor Davis' comment about providing opportunities for Miami Gardens based businesses. He however stated in all honesty, not all needs are equal needs. If a choice had to be made between providing homebound seniors with meals or drums for the youth, he would have to consider the most in need. He asked Ms. Harris to meet with the Interim Parks Director with regard to possible support from the Parks' Department. Councilman Williams indicated that he would also like to speak with Ms. Harris about possible fund raising initiatives. There being no further discussion, the motion to adopt passed and carried by unanimous voice vote. RESOLUTION NO.2013-200-1896 J-5) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, ALLOCATING FISCAL YEAR 2013 -2014 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT ("CDBG") PUBLIC SERVICE FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF FOURTEEN THOUSAND ($14,000.00) TO KRISTI HOUSE, INC., AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A SUBRECIPIENT AGREEMENT FOR THIS PURPOSE; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) Mayor Gilbert opened the floor for this public hearing. There being no interested parties Regular City Council Minutes September 11, 2013 Page 9 REGULAR MINUTES, SEPT. 11 12013 to speak on this item, the public hearing closed. Motion offered by Councilman Harris, seconded by Councilman Williams to adopt this item. There being no further discussion, the motion to adopt passed and carried by unanimous voice vote. RESOLUTION NO. 2013-201-1897 J-6) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, ALLOCATING FISCAL YEAR 2013-2014 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT ("CDBG") PUBLIC SERVICE FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF SEVENTEEN THOUSAND, SIX HUNDRED, FIFTEEN DOLLARS ($17,615.00) TO SWITCHBOARD OF MIAMI, INC. AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE A SUBRECIPIENT AGREEMENT FOR THIS PURPOSE; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) Mayor Gilbert opened the floor for this public hearing. Ms. Snyder, a representative of Switchboard of Miami appeared before the Council to thank them for providing the funds for the seniors of Miami Gardens. There being no other 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 further discussion, the motion to adopt passed and carried by unanimous voice vote. (K) CONSENT AGENDA: RESOLUTION NO.2013-202-1898 K-1) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, WAIVING THE REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION 2-753 OF THE CITY'S CODE OF ORDINANCES; AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER TO AFFORDABLE METAL INC., FOR BUS SHELTER COLUMNS IN THE AMOUNT OF FIFTEEN THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED ($15,800.00) NUNC PRO TUNC; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN Regular City Council Minutes September 11, 2013 Page 10 REGULAR MINUTES, SEPT. 11 12013 EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) RESOLUTION NO. 2013-203-1899 K-2) 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 TERMINATION AND RELEASE OF EASEMENT AGREEMENT 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.2013-204-1900 K-3) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, APPOINTING BEATRICE CAZEAU AS A SPECIAL MASTER; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY ATTORNEY) RESOLUTION NO. 2013-205-1901 K4) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AWARDING A BID TO MIAMI WRECKING CO., FOR DEMOLITION SERVICES IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED SEVENTY-FOUR THOUSAND, FIVE HUNDRED SEVENTY DOLLARS ($74,570.00) WHICH INCLUDES A TEN PERCENT (10%) CONTINGENCY; AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER FOR THIS PURPOSE; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) RESOLUTION NO. 2013-206-1902 K-5) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ISSUE A CHANGE ORDER TO SKANSKA USA BUILDING INC., IN THE AMOUNT OF THREE HUNDRED NINETY-THREE THOUSAND, TWO HUNDRED TWO DOLLARS ($393,202.00), FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A ROUNDABOUT ROADWAY AT NW 185TH TERRACE; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) Regular City Council Minutes September 11, 2013 Page 11 REGULAR MINUTES, SEPT. 11 2013 RESOLUTION NO. 2013-207-1903 K-6) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AWARDING A BID TO HUMANA INSURANCE COMPANY AND THE GEHRING GROUP, INC. AS AGENT/BROKER FOR VISION INSURANCE; AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER AND THE CITY ATTORNEY 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. 2013-208-1904 K-7) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AWARDING A BID TO STANDARD INSURANCE COMPANY AND MCKINLEY FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC. AS AGENTBROKER FOR LIFE, ACCIDENTAL DEATH AND DISMEMBERMENT INSURANCE; AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER AND THE CITY ATTORNEY 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. 2013-209-1905 K-8) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AWARDING A BID TO HUMANA DENTAL INSURANCE COMPANY AND THE GEHRING GROUP. INC., AS AGENTBROKER FOR DENTAL INSURANCE; AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER AND THE CITY ATTORNEY 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. 2013-210-1906 K-9) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AWARDING A BID TO AVMED INC. FOR MEDICAL INSURANCE; AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER AND THE CITY ATTORNEY 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) Regular City Council Minutes September 11, 2013 Page 12 REGULAR MINUTES, SEPT. 11 12013 RESOLUTION NO. 2013-211-1907 K-10) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA DECLARING THE CITY'S OFFICIAL INTENT TO REIMBURSE ITSELF FROM THE PROCEEDS OF OBLIGATIONS FOR CERTAIN CAPITAL EXPENDITURES MADE AND TO BE MADE BY THE CITY WITH RESPECT TO THE ACQUISITION OF LAND, IMPROVEMENT AND CONSTRUCTION OF PARKS AND PARK FACILITIES; AUTHORIZING CERTAIN INCIDENTAL ACTIONS; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) RESOLUTION NO. 2013-212-1908 K-1 t) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA,; AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO TAKE ANY AND ALL NECESSARY STEPS TO IMPLEMENT A "PINK WEEK" CAMPAIGN; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY COUNCILWOMAN FELICIA ROBINSON) RESOLUTION NO. 2013-213-1909 K-12) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, ACKNOWLEDGING COUNCILMAN DAVID WILLIAMS JR'S, APPOINTMENT OF DANIELLE N. CLARK TO THE COMMISSION FOR WOMEN ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR A TWO (2) YEAR TERM; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY COUNCILMAN DAVID WILLIAMS JR.) RESOLUTION NO. 2013-214-1910 K-13) 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 AGREEMENT WITH NARZELL PARTEE, FOR BROKERAGE SERVICES RELATING TO THE CITY PROPERTY LOCATED AT 17650 NW 2ND AVENUE IN THE CITY; PROVIDING FOR INSTRUCTIONS TO THE CITY CLERK; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) Regular City Council Minutes September 11, 2013 Page 13 REGULAR MINUTES, SEPT. 11 12013 RESOLUTION NO.2013-215-1911 K-14) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AWARDING A BID TO ASHBRITT, INC., FOR DEBRIS REMOVAL AND DISPOSAL SERVICES; AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ENTER INTO A CONTRACT FOR THIS PURPOSE FOR AN INITIAL PERIOD OF THREE (3) YEARS, WITH AN OPTION TO RENEW FOR TWO (2) ADDITIONAL ONE (1) YEAR PERIODS; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) RESOLUTION NO. 2013-216-1912 K-15) 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 AARP FOUNDATION SENIOR COMMUNITY SERVICE EMPLOYMENT AGENCY, A COPY OF WHICH IS ATTACHED HERETO AS EXHIBIT "A;"; AUTHORIZING A RENEWAL ON AN ANNUAL BASIS; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) RESOLUTION NO. 2013-217-1913 K-16) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, PROVIDING IN-KIND POLICE SERVICES IN SUPPORT OF THE "STOP THE VIOLENCE" MARCH AND RALLY TO BE HELD AT THE BETTY T. FERGUSON COMMUNITY COMPLEX AMPHITHEATER ON SEPTEMBER 14, 2013; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY MAYOR OLIVER GILBERT) RESOLUTION NO. 2013-218-1914 K-17) 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 THE ACCEPTANCE OF THE EDWARD BYRNE JUSTICE MEMORIAL GRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF ONE HUNDRED NINETY NINE THOUSAND, SIX HUNDRED AND EIGHTY TWO DOLLARS ($199,682.00), A COPY OF WHICH IS ATTACHED Regular City Council Minutes September 11, 2013 Page 14 REGULAR MINUTES, SEPT. 11 12013 HERETO AS EXHIBIT "A"; AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO APPLY FOR AND ACCEPT BYRNE GRANT APPLICATIONS IN THE FUTURE; 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. 2013-219-1915 K-18) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AWARDING A BID TO EVERGLADES ENVIRONMENTAL CARE, INC., FOR LANDSCAPING SERVICES AT CITY PARKS; AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED THE ALLOCATED BUDGETED AMOUNT, FOR THIS PURPOSE; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.(SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) RESOLUTION NO.2013-220-1916 K-19) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE AGREEMENTS FOR SERVICES BENEFITING THE CITY'S PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT THAT HAVE NO FISCAL IMPACT, SUBJECT TO THE REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF THE CITY ATTORNEY; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIVES; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY MAYOR OLIVER GILBERT) Motion offered by Councilman Ighodaro, 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. QUASI-JUDICIAL ZONING HEARINGS: (M) ORDINANCES ON FOR FIRST READING/PUBLIC HEARING (S): There were none (N) ORDINANCES ON FOR SECOND READING/PUBLIC HEARING(S) ORDINANCE NO. 2013-22-310 N-l) AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AMENDING CHAPTER 34 OF THE CITY'S ZONING CODE RELATING TO BAR/LOUNGES; Regular City Council Minutes September 11, 2013 Page 15 REGULAR MINUTES, SEPT. 11 12013 AMENDING SECTION 34-144-"LICENSING COMPLIANCE"; AMENDING SECTION 34-145-"LOCATION OF PREMISES"; AMENDING SECTION 34-147-"GENERALIZED TABLE OF SALE OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE REGULATIONS SPACING REQUIREMENTS"; AMENDING SECTION 34-287-"USE REGULATIONS, GENERALLY"; AMENDING SECTION 34-288- "USES PERMITTED WITH EXTRA REQUIREMENTS"; AMENDING SECTION 34-381-"NUMBER OF REQUIRED OFF- STREET PARKING SPACE REQUIREMENTS FOR ALL DISTRICTS AND USES"; AMENDING SECTION 34-733- "MASTER USE LIST AND USE DEFINITIONS"; AMENDING APPENDIX A, "MASTER USE LIST AND USE DEFINITIONS"; AMENDING SECTION 6-369 OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES "HOURS AND DAYS OF SALE AND CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES", ALL AS OUTLINED ON EXHIBIT "A" ATTACHED HERETO; 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)(I"Reading—July 24, 2013) Mayor Gilbert passed the gavel to Vice Mayor Davis before sharing his rationale for sponsoring this item. This ordinance would allow residents to visit establishments within the corporate boundaries of the city rather than having to travel to other locations for this type of activity. Vice Mayor Davis opened the floor for this public hearing. Patricia Lightfoot, 2750 NW 172nd Terrace, Miami Gardens, Florida, appeared before the Council and opined this is a good thing because residents do not have a lot of places they can go to socialize. There being no other interested parties to speak on this item, the public hearing closed. Motion offered by Councilwoman Robinson, seconded by Councilwoman Odom to adopt this item. There being no discussion on this item, the motion to adopt passed and carred by a 7-0 vote. Councilwoman Odom: Yes Councilwoman Robinson: Yes Councilman Williams: Yes Councilman Harris: Yes Regular City Council Minutes September 11, 2013 Page 16 REGULAR MINUTES, SEPT. 11 12013 Councilman Ighodaro: Yes Mayor Gilbert: Yes Vice Mayor Davis: Yes Vice Mayor Davis relinquished the gavel to Mayor Gilbert. (0) RESOLUTION(S)/PUBLIC HEARING(S) None (P) REPORTS OF CITY MANAGER/CITY ATTORNEY/CITY CLERK P-1) Flood Plain Report Mike Gambino, Flood Plain Administrator for the City of Miami Gardens, appeared before the Council to provide a brief progress report on the different drainages projects through the City of Miami Gardens. Manager Crew informed the Council that an opportunity has come to the city's attention that Miami Gardens might be a position to make an offer on a piece of property, which the city has been interested in for ten (10) years. The property in question is the Carol City Shopping Center(Flea Market). The price is approximately 13.7 Million Dollars. A land acquisition bond would be necessary to purchase this property. He opined this would be somewhat of a budget struggle next fiscal year. Mayor Gilbert said this is a great opportunity. There have been numerous discussions on the dais about this 40 acre property. Those discussions have gone on for approximately ten (10) years. Vice Mayor Davis said this is a wonderful opportunity for this city. She said this is a legacy the Council can leave to its children and grandchildren. Councilman Williams said this is a great idea and commented he can envision a Smithsonian Institute on this site. Mayor Gilbert placed emphasis on the importance of developing this community and attracting businesses. Clerk Taylor announced that the first Red Light Camera Hearing would take place, Tuesday, September 17`", beginning at 9:00 a.m., in the City Council Chambers. (Q) REPORTS OF MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEMBERS Councilman Williams announced the grand opening for the Botanical Garden at Scott Lake Elementary School will take place, Friday, September 27, 2013, beginning at 9:00 a.m. He invited everyone to come out to this event. Councilwoman Robinson announced her Meet Me on Monday Meeting takes place every second Monday of the month at Carol City Park. At each meeting an informative workshop is Regular City Council Minutes September 11, 2013 Page 17 REGULAR MINUTES, SEPT. 11 12013 held. Furthermore invaluable information on the different activities occurring in the City is provided to residents. Councilwoman Robinson shared, in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, she was hosting several activities including a walk to take place at the Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex; a Pink Tea as well as a Survivor Retreat and Healthy Happy Hour is also planned. Councilwoman Odom thanked everyone for their attendance at the Town Hall Meeting for Residential Area Seat 1. Councilman Harris thanked Ms. Flora Johnson for the wonderful event she organized for Grandparents supporting grandchildren. He further thanked Julia Yarborough and Tamilla Mullings for the Employee Appreciation Event. Councilwoman Odom shared that she has been sponsoring appreciation breakfasts for the employees and wanted to thank Mayor Gilbert for his assistance in serving the employees. She announced that another breakfast is scheduled for tomorrow morning for the Parks and Recreation staff, at 0:00 a.m., at the Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex. Vice Mayor Davis thanked the residents for coming out and supporting the Council. She further thanked the city manager, city attorney, city clerk, finance director, assistant city managers, deputy city clerk, assistant city attorney, public works director, police department for their support and assistance. She then thanked Mayor Gilbert and the rest of her colleagues for their support. She shared we can agree to disagree but in the end the Council is a team. Mayor Gilbert announced a march/rally will take place, Saturday, Se Etember 14, 2013, starting at 8:00 a.m.,with the line-up on the corner of NW 183`d Street and 27` Avenue(Spirit of Christ Church property), the march will proceed west on 183`d Street to NW 32"d Avenue, north on 32"d Avenue, east on 199d' Street, concluding at the Amphitheater at the Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex. Mayor Gilbert shared that he has implemented a community initiative "SPOTT" (Solving Problems One At a Time Together). All a resident needs to do is called to schedule a time for a site visit. He said there are approximately 110,000 residents and only 500 employees to service those residents. The employee needs to be able to see what the resident sees to address many of those quality of life issues (e.g. code enforcement, criminal activity, etc.). He encouraged residents to take advantage of this initiative by calling his office to set up an appointment. Vice Mayor Davis conveyed appreciation of Mayor Gilbert and all of the things he does. She stated that being the Mayor is not an easy job and she will continue to lift him up in prayer. (R) WRITTEN REQUESTS, PETITIONS & OTHER WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE PUBLIC None Regular City Council Minutes September 11, 2013 Page 18 REGULAR MINUTES, SEPT. 11 12013 (S) ADJOURNMENT There being no other business to come before this Body, and upo otion being duly made, the City Council meeting adjourned at 8:45 p.m. Attest: 4—"� Oliver Gilbert,Mayor �~Lt, onetta Taylor, MM ity Clerk Regular City Council Minutes September 11, 2013 Page 19