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10.09.2013 CITY COUNCIL MINUTES - OCT. 9 2013 CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MINUTES OCTOBER 9, 2013 (A) CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL The City Council for the City of Miami Gardens, Florida, met in regular session, Wednesday, October 9, 20123, beginning at 7:05 p.m., in the City Council Chambers, 1515 NW 167th Street, Building 5, Suite 200, Miami Gardens, Florida. The following members of the City Council were present: Vice Mayor Lisa C. Davis, and Council members: Lillie Q. Odom, Rodney Harris, Felicia Robinson, David Williams, Jr., and Erhabor Ighodaro. Mayor Gilbert was not present due to prescheduled trip to Israel. Motion offered by Councilman Williams, 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 voice vote of the members present. Also in attendance were: Interim City Manager Cameron Benson, City Attorney Sonja Knighton Dickens,and City Clerk Ronetta Taylor. (B) INVOCATION Delivered by Councilman Harris (C) PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Recited in unison (D) APPROVAL OF MINUTES Special City Council Minutes—September 25, 2013 Regular City Council Minutes—September 25, 2013 Motion offered by Councilman Williams, seconded by Councilwoman Odom to approve the minutes,with necessary corrections, if any. There being no discussion,the motion to approve passed and carried by a unanimous vote of the members present. (E) ORDER OF BUSINESS (Items to be pulled from Consent Agenda at this time) Motion offered by Councilwoman Odom, seconded by Councilman Williams to approve the official agenda. There being no discussion,the motion to approve passed and carried by a unanimous vote of the members present. (F) SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS (5 minutes each) Regular City Council Minutes October 9, 2013 Page 1 CITY COUNCIL MINUTES - OCT. 9 2013 F-1) City Manager—Media and Events Award Tamilla Mullings,Events Coordinator for the City of Miami Gardens appeared before the City Council to highlight the event leading up to the City's Award for its Jazz in the Gardens event. F-2) Councilman Williams Presentation Councilman Williams presented Patricia Wright with a plaque for her outstanding contributions while serving on the Commission For Women,April 2008-April 2013. F 3) Couneilwoman Robinson jaekson Health System Bead Refer-eadwa (G) PUBLIC COMMENTS None (H) ORDINANCE(S) FOR FIRST READING: H-1) AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AMENDING ARTICLE V, SECTION 2-476 ENTITLED "CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS" 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 THE CITY CLERK) Clerk Taylor explained the State Legislature at its 2012-2013 Session amended the States Campaign Contribution to provide that effective November 1, 2013 the amount an individual can give to a candidate per election is increased from $500.00 to $1,000. The City of Miami Gardens follows State Law therefore an amendment is required. Motion offered by Councilman Williams, seconded by Councilman Harris to adopt this item on first reading. There being no discussion, the motion to adopt on first reading passed and carried by a 6-0 vote. Councilman Harris: Yes Councilman Ighodaro: Yes Councilwoman Odom: Yes Councilwoman Robinson: Yes Councilman Williams: Yes Mayor Gilbert: Not present Vice Mayor Davis: Yes (I) ORDINANCE(S) FOR SECOND READING/PUBLIC HEARING(S) None (.i) RESOLUTION(S)/PUBLIC HEARING(S) None Regular City Council Minutes October 9, 2013 Page 2 CITY COUNCIL MINUTES - OCT. 9 2013 (I) CONSENT AGENDA: RESOLUTION NO. 2013-230-1926 K-1) 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., FOR A TIME EXTENSION OF 113 DAYS FOR A CONSTRUCTION OF THE ROUNDABOUT ROADWAY AT NW 185TH TERRACE; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE INTERIM CITY MANAGER) RESOLUTION NO. 2013-231-1927 K-2) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, CANCELING THE CITY COUNCIL MEETINGS SCHEDULED FOR NOVEMBER 27, 2013 AND DECEMBER 25, 2013, RESPECTIVELY; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY CLERK) RESOLUTION NO. 2013-232-1928 K-3) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AWARDING A BID TO JVA ENGINEERING CONTRACTOR INC., FOR STORMWATER DRAINAGE REPAIRS; AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDERS, ON AN AS NEEDED BASIS, NOT TO EXCEED THE ALLOCATED BUDGETED AMOUNT FOR THIS PURPOSE; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE INTERIM CITY MANAGER) Motion offered by Councilman Williams, seconded by Councilman Harris 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) RESOLUTION(S): None QUASI-JUDICIAL ZONING HEARINGS: (M) ORDINANCES ON FOR FIRST READING: None (N) ORDINANCES ON FOR SECOND READING/PUBLIC HEARING(S) None (0) RESOLUTION(S)/PUBLIC HEARING(S) Regular City Council Minutes October 9, 2013 Page 3 CITY COUNCIL MINUTES - OCT. 9 2013 0-1) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, APPROVING THE APPLICATION SUBMITTED BY FLORIDA AUTO REAL ESTATE HOLDINGS, LLC, FOR THE PROPERTY LOCATED AT 19300, 19390 N.W. 2ND AVENUE, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED ON EXHIBIT "A" ATTACHED HERETO, FOR A SPECIAL EXCEPTION TO ALLOW USED VEHICLES SALES AS A PERMITTED USE; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) Cyril Saiphoo,Zoning Administrator recommended deferral of the item until the October 9, 2013 City Council Meeting. This would provide additional time for the applicant to work with staff to address pending matters. Motion offered by Councilwoman Odom, seconded by Councilman Ighodaro to defer this item. There being no discussion,the motion to defer passed and carried by a unanimous voice vote of the members present. (P) REPORTS OF CITY MANAGER/CITY ATTORNEY/CITY CLERK None (Q) REPORTS OF MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEMBERS Councilwoman Robinson thanked everyone for their support and participation in the Pink Week festivities supporting Breast Cancer Awareness. More events will be taking place including a Pink Tea and Happy Hour. The public was invited and encouraged to attend. Vice Mayor Davis announced that Mayor Gilbert and Councilman Williams have graciously agreed to be auctioned off at the charity event being sponsored by the Miami Dade Charmettes, Saturday, October 19, 2013, at the BTFRC, starting at 7:00 p.m. This is a fund raising event in support of Breast Cancer Awareness. (R) WRITTEN REQUESTS, PETITIONS & OTHER WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE PUBLIC None (S) ADJOURNMENT There being no other business to come before this Body, and upon a motion being duly made and seconded,the meeting adjourned at 7:40 p.m. Regular City Council Minutes October 9, 2013 Page 4 CITY COUNCIL MINUTES - OCT. 912013 (V J O Iver Gilbert, Mayor Attest: onetta Taylor, C, City Clerk Regular City Council Minutes October 9, 2013 Page 5