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11.10.2010 CITY COUNCIL MINUTES, NOVEMBER 10, 2010 CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS REGULAR CITY COUNCIL MINUTES NOVEMBER 10, 2010 (A) CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL The City Council for the City of Miami Gardens, Florida, met in regular session on Wednesday, November 10, 2010, beginning at 7:10 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: Mayor Shirley Gibson, Vice Mayor Aaron Campbell Jr., and Council members Lisa C. Davis, Andre Williams, Sharon Pritchett and Oliver G. Gilbert III. Also in attendance were: City Manager Dr. Danny O. Crew, City Attorney Sonja K. Dickens and City Clerk Ronetta Taylor. (B) INVOCATION Delivered by Vice Mayor Aaron Campbell Jr. (C) PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE Recited in unison. In order to include Councilwoman Felicia Robinson as an official voting member of the dais, the official agenda was amended at this point to include a resolution ratifying the results of the Run-off Election held November 2, 2010. RESOLUTION NO. 2010-179-1361 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, RATIFYING THE ELECTION RESULTS OF THE RUN-OFF ELECTION HELD NOVEMBER 2, 2010, FOR THE PURPOSE OF ELECTING A COUNCIL MEMBER; FOR RESIDENTIAL AREA SEAT 4; PROVIDING FOR ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Motion offered by Councilman Gilbert, seconded by Councilwoman Pritchett to adopt this resolution. There being no discussion,the motion to adopt this resolution passed and carried by a 6-0 vote. Vice Mayor Campbell: Yes Councilman Gilbert: Yes Councilwoman Pritchett: Yes Councilman Williams: Yes Regular City Council Minutes November 10, 2010 Page 1 CITY COUNCIL MINUTES, NOVEMBER 10, 2010 Councilwoman Davis: Yes Mayor Gibson: Yes After this item was voted in, Councilwoman Felicia Robinson was officially recognized as a member of the dais and voting quorum. (D) APPROVAL OF MINUTES Regular City Council Minutes—October 13,2010 Motion offered by Vice Mayor Campbell, seconded by Councilwoman Pritchett to approve the minutes, with necessary corrections, if any. This motion passed and carried by a 7-0 voice vote. (E) ORDER OF BUSINESS (Items to be pulled from Consent Agenda at this time) Motion offered by Councilwoman Pritchett, seconded by Councilman Williams to pull Item K-1 from the official agenda. This motion passed and carried by a 7-0 voice vote. Motion offered by Councilwoman Pritchett, seconded by Councilman Williams to pull Item K-10 from the official agenda. This motion passed and carried by a 7-0 voice vote. Councilwoman Pritchett asked to have Item F-3 moved forward on the agenda to be heard after F-1). A presentation with Ed Stein was added as Item F-6. This presentation was sponsored by Councilman Williams. (F) SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS (5 minutes each) F 1) Mayor-Gibson Mr. buffs Felane, ineipal M:.,...,: Nor-land Senior-nigh SehOvi F-3) Councilwoman Pritchett-Janine R. Harris, Community Relations Manager, Community for a Life Time Department of Elderly Affairs Ms. Harris appeared before the City Council to encourage them to continue with the Community For A Life Time Initiative, which the City joined April 11, 2007. The City has progressed two steps in the process. The third step in this process is to assess the needs of the residents within the community. By continuing with the Community For A Live Time Initiative the City will be provided with technical assistance and resources. This initiative recently received national recognition for Harvard University. She thanked the Elderly Affairs Advisory Committee members, as well as Lillie Q. Odom, Community Outreach Specialist and Vernita Nelson,Assistant City Manager for their support and assistance. Councilwoman Pritchett thanked Ms. Harris for attending today's meeting with the Elderly Affairs Advisory Committee as well as attending tonight's City Council meeting. She asked where is the City in the Community For A Life Time Initiative. Ms. Harris said the first step in this process is that in 2007 the City Council adopted a resolution committing to participation with the Initiative. The second step was the development Regular City Council Minutes November 10, 2010 Page 2 CITY COUNCIL MINUTES, NOVEMBER 10, 2010 of the Senior Advisory Committee, which was completed. The third step is to do the Needs Assessment survey of the seniors. The Initiative can provide technical assistance for this particular step. The assessment is used for programs and services developed by the Initiative. The fourth step in the process is to develop an action plan for the City's priorities. Once the City has set it priorities, the Initiative has program managers that will provide technical assistance in those areas. Councilwoman Pritchett asked Ms. Harris to explain whether or not the City, by participating with the Community for a Life Time Initiative, would be eligible to receive grant funding. Ms. Harris in response to Councilwoman Pritchett's inquiry replied yes. Funding has been provided for those municipalities across the state of Florida wanting to build community centers. Capital outlay dollars have also been provided to improve existing centers. Those communities designated as Community For A Live Time Initiatives were given special consideration. This opens up the door for the City to model what other communities around the state are doing. Ms. Harris provided her contact number as: 850-414-2373. The Department can be reached at 850-414-2000. F-2) Councilwoman Davis—Elizabeth Arabi,Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicle Ms. Arabi from the Department of Highway and Motor Vehicles appeared before the City Council to provide a brief about the Florida Driver's License on Wheels. This is a program that provides individuals with an opportunity to renew their driver's licenses or get a Florida Identification Card without having to go to an actual facility. This program brings the Florida Department of Motor Vehicles to your community. This program has been offered for several years however, it has never been offered in the City of Miami Gardens. She opined bringing this program to the City of Miami Gardens would be a wonderful opportunity for everyone involved. The only requirement for this program is a space to house the equipment, which is approximately ten feet long. An electrical outlet and a window or door is also needed. This program is also available for any city indoor events, scheduled for Saturdays or Sundays. She shared that she can be reached at: 305-769-6135. Councilwoman Davis thanked Ms. Arabi for coming out tonight to make this presentation. She offered a motion directing the City Manager to take any and all steps necessary to bring this program to the City of Miami Gardens. This motion was seconded by Councilman Gilbert. There being no further discussion, the motion passed and carried by a 7-0 voice vote. F-4) Chief Matthew Boyd, City of Miami Gardens' Police Department Monthly Report Chief Boyd reported the total crime for the month of October is down 17%, as compared to last month; when comparing crime stats for October 2009 and October 2010 there is a reduction of 30%. For the month of October robberies were reduced by 27% and commercial burglaries were reduced by 75%. In comparing all crimes to 2009 there has been a reduction by 17%, including a double digit decrease in all categories, with the exception or larceny which was Regular City Council Minutes November 10, 2010 Page 3 CITY COUNCIL MINUTES, NOVEMBER 10, 2010 up by one percent. Arrests also increased this month. Councilwoman Pritchett asked whether the report provided can be broken down into specific beats. Chief Boyd in response to Councilwoman Pritchett's inquiry said that can be done. Councilwoman Pritchett said that information is very important because it is shared with the various crime prevention groups. Chief Boyd shared that every two weeks, he along with the Deputy Chief meet with the Command staff to go over review the crime stats. Councilman Williams commended Chief Boyd, his command staff, sworn officers and civilian employees for doing an outstanding job. He asked whether residents were more forthcoming with reporting crimes in their neighborhoods. Chief Boyd said the City of Miami Gardens has over 38 active crime watch groups in the City of Miami Gardens. Those meetings are well attended by the residents. As a result of these active groups more crimes are being reported. F-5) Caribbean Affairs Advisory Board Quarterly Report Wendell James, Chairperson of the Caribbean Affairs Advisory Board appeared before the City Council meeting to provide a quarter report on the committee's activities. The vice chair of this committee is Karlyn Hilton. The established meeting date and time for this Committee is the third Tuesday of the month. Currently the Committee's by-laws and mission statement are being discussed. The Committee also took part in the festivities of the Caribbean Carnival held in Miami Gardens. He said he was very pleased that the Caribbean Carnival was held in the City of Miami Gardens. This event is a great assess for the City. It is a commercial driver for the businesses within this area. He encouraged those Council members that have not made their individual appointments to do so as soon as possible. F-6) Ed Stone, President of ASK(Active Senior on the Key) Club, and Melissa McCaughan White,Key Biscayne Community Foundation. Councilman Williams said Mr. Stein will talk about a grant that will provide additional services for seniors at the Betty T. Ferguson Community Center Complex. Mr. Stone said he was very excited about being here tonight. He shared that his organization is working with the health centers in South Florida and has been provided with a grant for an exercise program in Key Biscayne. Key Biscayne has 150 individuals participating in this program, which in cardiovascular and weight training. He said this program is no cost to the City of Miami Gardens. Melissa McCaughan appeared before the Council to expound on the Key Biscayne Community Foundation's and the Health Foundations' involvement. She explained the Health Regular City Council Minutes November 10, 2010 Page 4 CITY COUNCIL MINUTES, NOVEMBER 10, 2010 Foundation has been grant making since 1993. They have an endowment of over 130 Million Dollars. The Key Biscayne Community Foundation has provided physical evidence safe programs. This type of programming would be provided for Miami Gardens residents as well. The program will not overlap with the Silver Sneaker program. Mayor Gibson thanked Mr. Stone and Ms. McCaughan for their presentation, and is sure the City of Miami Gardens will take full advantage of what is being offered. (G) PUBLIC COMMENTS Jazmin Lightbourn, 2311 NW 152°d Terrace, Miami Gardens, Florida, appeared before the City Council to expound on a Community Service Project (Building Bound) she initiated. She informed the Council that she wants to put on a show in January 2011 as a fundraiser to take students to New York to see a broad way production. Building Bound is asking the City of Miami Gardens to sponsor this program by providing three to four police officers for the talent show at Miami Carol City High School. As well as the use of Carol City Park to host a bake sale. Mayor Gibson asked what is the anticipated cost of the trip to New York. Ms. Lightbourn said the total cost for the trip is approximately $15,000. She further asked for the Council's assistance in sponsorship. She explained that she spends approximately 25 hours per week with the middle school age children. She said she would like the City of Miami Gardens assistance in applying for a grant with the Pepsi Cola Foundation. All that is required is pushing a button. Manager Crew asked that Lightbourn to speak with the Deputy City Manager about this prof ect. Attorney Dickens announced that the Deputy Chief of Police said the Miami Gardens Kiwanis can help as well. Councilman Gilbert asked that Ms. Lightbourn email him the link to the Pepsi Cola Foundation voting. Mayor Gibson suggested that Ms. Lightbourn contact the Mayor and Council's staff and provide the necessary information so that it can be forwarded to the individual Council members. She committed to providing a contribution. Ms. Lightbourn said that although her organization is not a 501C-3, individuals can donate under the Miami Carol City High School non-profit. Councilwoman Pritchett commended Ms. Lightbourn for having the courage to do what she does, especially in enhancing the lives of other young people. She asked if the talent event scheduled for January be held at Miami Carol City High School. Regular City Council Minutes November 10, 2010 Page 5 CITY COUNCIL MINUTES, NOVEMBER 10, 2010 Ms. Lightbourn in response to Councilwoman Pritchett's inquiry replied, yes. Councilwoman Pritchett asked how many students will be going to New York. Ms. Lightbourn replied that 15 students will be making the trip to New York. Mayor Gibson shared she met Ms. Lightbourn on last week and suggested that she come to the City Council meeting to make a presentation. She placed emphasis on the importance of residents being able to hear about young people who are doing some wonderful things, and that we should support them. She made an appeal to the seniors. Benjamin Mosley, 2810 NW 210th Terrace, Miami Gardens, Florida, appeared before the City Council to complain about the noise coming from Calder Race Track Casino, He said he called the police department at 2:00 a.m. and again at 4:00 a.m., and each time was told there was nothing the police department could do about it. Mayor Gibson informed Mr. Mosley that the Chief of Police, Deputy Chief of Police and Code Enforcement were all present in the audience, and would be able to provide him with clarity as to what can and cannot be enforced. She said there is a noise ordinance in effect therefore, staff will review the situation and provide a solution. Mr. Mosley shared that he had spoken with Vice Mayor Campbell about this problem and was advised to come before the Council with his concern. Councilman Gilbert opined that we might need to look at how the noise ordinance is being interpreted. He shared that he has called the police department about this noise and was told there is a permit that allows Calder Race Track to do that. Vice Mayor Campbell said he has received several telephone calls about the noise and the fact that individuals have called the police department and been told there is nothing they can do about it. He said when this occurs individuals should demand to see a supervisor. He said there is a noise ordinance and should be enforced. Athena Jackson, 15800 NW 42nd Avenue, Miami Gardens, Florida, appeared before the City Council representing Florida Memorial University. She announced that Florida Memorial University's Homecoming will take place, February 2011. As part of that homecoming event a major parade is planned. Florida Memorial University is looking to partner with the City of Miami Gardens in order to make this a very successful event. Discussions are already underway with the police department about the parade route. The City of Miami Gardens is also being invited to the University's Gospel Fest as well as the Homecoming Pageant and all other events being held at Florida Memorial University. Mark Brown, 111 NE 174th Street, Miami, Florida, appeared before the City Council to announce that the Black Global Backers Association will be holding its Fifth Annual Toy Run for Special Needs Kids, on Saturday, December 4, 2010. He asked for the City Council's Regular City Council Minutes November 10, 2010 Page 6 CITY COUNCIL MINUTES, NOVEMBER 10, 2010 support during this event. (I) ORDINANCE(S) FOR FIRST READING: None (I) ORDINANCE(S) FOR SECOND READING/PUBLIC HEARING(S) ORDINANCE NO. 2010-33-241 I-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 UPDATE TO THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS ELEMENT, CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS SCHEDULE AND PUBLIC SCHOOL FACILITIES ELEMENT; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) Mayor Gibson opened the floor for this public hearing. After there were no interested parties to speak on behalf of this item, the public hearing was closed. Motion offered by Councilman Gilbert, seconded by Vice Mayor Campbell to adopt this item. There being no discussion,the motion to adopt this item passed and carried by a 7-0 vote. Vice Mayor Campbell: Yes Councilwoman Davis: Yes Councilman Gilbert: Yes Councilwoman Pritchett: Yes Councilwoman Robinson: Yes Councilman Williams: Yes Mayor Gibson: Yes (,i) RESOLUTION(S)/PUBLIC HEARING(S) None (K) CONSENT AGENDA RESOLUTION NO. 2010-180-1362 K-2) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, DECLARING A VEHICLE AS SURPLUS; AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO AUCTION SAID VEHICLES; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF Regular City Council Minutes November 10, 2010 Page 7 CITY COUNCIL MINUTES, NOVEMBER 10, 2010 REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) RESOLUTION NO. 2010-181-1363 K-3) 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 FOR THE ACCEPTANCE OF THE EDWARD BYRNE MEMORIAL JUSTICE ASSISTANCE GRANT ATTACHED HERETO AS EXHIBIT "A," IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE RECORDS IMPROVEMENT PROJECT; AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO EXECUTE ALL DOCUMENTS AND TAKE ANY AND ALL STEPS NECESSARY IN ORDER TO ACCEPT GRANT FUNDING IN THE AMOUNT OF SIXTEEN THOUSAND, SIX HUNDRED SEVENTY- SIX DOLLARS ($16,676.00); PROVIDING FOR INSTRUCTIONS TO THE CLERK; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) RESOLUTION NO. 2010-182-164 K-4) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDERS TO ENTERPRISE HOLDINGS, ON AN AS NEEDED BASIS, FOR UNDERCOVER POLICE AUTOMOBILE RENTAL SERVICES; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) RESOLUTION NO. 2010-183-165 K-5) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ISSUE PURCHASE ORDERS ON AN AS NEEDED BASIS FOR SELECTED CITY VENDORS FOR AUTO BODY REPAIR SERVICES; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) RESOLUTION NO. 2010-184-166 K-6) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO ISSUE A PURCHASE ORDER IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS ($100,000.00) FOR SERVICES AND INFORMATION FOR THE Regular City Council Minutes November 10, 2010 Page 8 CITY COUNCIL MINUTES, NOVEMBER 10, 2010 DESIGN BUILD REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR THE REPLACEMENT OF THE BRIDGE LOCATED AT NW 42 AVENUE TO CHEN AND ASSOCIATES, OR IN THE EVENT OF UNSUCCESSFUL NEGOTIATIONS WITH CHEN AND ASSOCIATES, TO ONE OF THE CITY'S OTHER CONTINUING CONTRACT CONSULTANTS; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) RESOLUTION NO. 2010-185-1367 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 THE SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT IN THE AMOUNT OF SEVENTY-FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($75,000.00) TO FUND THE NW 38TH COURT STORMWATER DRAINAGE PROJECT, A COPY OF WHICH IS ATTACHED HERETO AS EXHIBIT "A"; AUTHORIZING A MATCH IN FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF NINETY SEVEN THOUSAND, FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($97,500.00) FROM THE CITY'S STORMWATER FUND; PROVIDING FOR INSTRUCTIONS TO THE CITY CLERK; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) RESOLUTION NO. 2010-186-1368 K-8) 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 SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT IN THE AMOUNT OF ONE HUNDRED TWELVE THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($112,500.00) TO FUND THE NW 179 STREET STORMWATER DRAINAGE PROJECT, A COPY OF WHICH IS ATTACHED HERETO AS EXHIBIT "A"; AUTHORIZING A MATCH IN FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF ONE HUNDRED FORTY-SIX THOUSAND DOLLARS ($146,000.00) FROM THE CITY'S STORMWATER FUND; PROVIDING FOR INSTRUCTIONS TO THE CITY CLERK; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) RESOLUTION NO. 2010-187-1369 K-9) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF Regular City Council Minutes November 10, 2010 Page 9 CITY COUNCIL MINUTES, NOVEMBER 10, i 2010 MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER AND THE CITY CLERK TO EXECUTE AND ATTEST, RESPECTIVELY THAT CERTAIN AGREEMENT WITH THE SOUTH FLORIDA WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT IN THE AMOUNT OF ONE HUNDRED SIXTY-TWO THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($162,500.00) TO FUND THE NW 191 STREET STORMWATER DRAINAGE PROJECT, A COPY OF WHICH IS ATTACHED HERETO AS EXHIBIT "A"; AUTHORIZING A MATCH IN FUNDS IN THE AMOUNT OF TWO HUNDRED ELEVEN THOUSAND DOLLARS ($211,000.00) FROM THE CITY'S STORMWATER FUND; PROVIDING FOR INSTRUCTIONS TO THE CITY CLERK; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY MANAGER) RESOLUTION NO. 2010-188-1370 K-11) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO TAKE ANY AND ALL STEPS NECESSARY IN ORDER TO ACCEPT A GRANT AWARD FROM SOUTH FLORIDA WORKFORCE IN THE AMOUNT OF ONE HUNDRED THOUSAND DOLLARS ($100,000.00) IN ORDER TO IMPLEMENT THE MIAMI GARDENS HONORS INTERNSHIP PROGRAM; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.(SPONSORED BY COUNCILMAN OLIVER GILBERT III) Motion offered by Councilman Gilbert, seconded by Councilman Williams to adopt the Consent Agenda. This motion passed and carried by a 6-1 voice vote. Councilwoman Pritchett cast the dissenting vote. (L) RESOLUTIONS RESOLUTION NO. 2010-189-1371 K-1) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, RATIFYING COUNCILWOMAN LISA C. DAVIS' REAPPOINTMENT OF FATHER HORACE WARD TO THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE; FOR A TWO (2) YEAR TERM; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY COUNCILWOMAN LISA C. DAVIS) Councilwoman Pritchett explained she pulled this item so that she could vote in the affirmative. Regular City Council Minutes November 10, 2010 Page 10 CITY COUNCIL MINUTES, NOVEMBER 10, 2010 Motion offered by Councilwoman Pritchett, seconded by Councilwoman Davis to adopt this item. There being no further discussion, the motion to adopt passed and carried by a 7-0 voice vote. RESOLUTION NO. 2010-190-1372 K-10) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA CONFIRMING MAYOR SHIRLEY GIBSON'S APPOINTMENT OF ABDUL MUHSIN TO THE DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR. HOLIDAY STEERING COMMITTEE FOR A ONE YEAR TERM IN ACCORDANCE WITH ORDINANCE NO. 2009-12-184 PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY MAYOR SHIRLEY GIBSON) Councilwoman Pritchett explained she pulled this item so that she could vote in the affirmative. Motion offered by Councilwoman Pritchett, seconded by Councilman Williams to adopt this item. There being no further discussion, the motion to adopt passed and carried by a 7-0 voice vote. RESOLUTION NO. 2010-191-1373 L-1) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER AND CITY ATTORNEY TO NEGOTIATE A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING WITH THE KEY BISCAYNE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION IN REFERENCE TO AN ENHANCED FITNESS PROGRAM TO BE OFFERED AT THE BETTY T. FERGUSON RECREATIONAL COMPLEX; PROVIDING FOR INSTRUCTIONS TO THE CITY CLERK; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Councilman Williams said this is an excellent opportunity for the City to receive an enhanced fitness program at no cost to the City, for its senior residents. This Memorandum of Understanding will set forth the terms of the agreement. Motion offered by Councilman Williams, seconded by Councilwoman Pritchett to adopt this item. Regular City Council Minutes November 10, 2010 Page 11 CITY COUNCIL MINUTES, NOVEMBER 10, 2010 Councilwoman Pritchett made reference to the accompanying cover memorandum and the fact that a purchase order was required, if there is no fiscal impact. Attorney Dickens said that was standard language in all cover memorandums. Vice Mayor Campbell asked how will participants be selected for this program. Ms. McCaughnan said that the program will accept participants on a first come first serve basis. There will be a total of 120 participants. There being no further discussion, the motion to adopt this item passed and carried by a 7-0 voice vote. (M) REPORTS OF CITY MANAGER/CITY ATTORNEY/CITY CLERK Manager Crew said there are three issues relating to the City Hall issue that need to be dealt with. The first issue is there needs to be a meeting with URS so that the Council can look at the design space for City Hall. The second issue is the Council needs to make a decision on which location will be used for the City Hall Complex. And lastly, it is anticipated the contract with be completed with the Developer by Thursday or Friday or this week. Motion offered by Councilman Gilbert, seconded by Vice Mayor Campbell to move forward with the Wachovia site as the location to build the City Hall/Police Department Project. This motion passed and carried by a 5-2 vote. Councilman Williams and Councilwoman Pritchett cast the dissenting votes. At the conclusion of this discussion by unanimous consent a decision was made to hold a Special City Council meeting on Wednesday, December 1, 2010, beginning at 5:00 p.m. to review the architectural renderings of the City Hall/Police Department Project and to consider the Developer's agreement. Councilman Williams asked that a copy of the proposed contract be forwarded to him prior to the meeting. (N) REPORTS OF MAYOR AND COUNCIL MEMBERS Councilman Gilbert said the future young men and women mentoring program will be starting in the very near future. Announcement will be sent out initiating the recruitment process. The program can accommodate 15 young men and 15 young women. Councilwoman Pritchett shared that NBC Nightly News and Brian Williams featured one of Miami Gardens Senior Citizens, Ms. Almena Davis. She said this was wonderful publicity for the City of Miami Gardens. Ms. Davis appeared before the City Council to expound on circumstances surrounding why she was selected to be featured on this program. She said she was really humbled by this experience. She recounted she received a telephone from New York in late October informing Regular City Council Minutes November 10, 2010 Page 12 CITY COUNCIL MINUTES, NOVEMBER 10, 2010 her that NBC wanted to do a story about the election and wanted to use a retired person. She said she was previously featured in an article in the South Florida Times in 2008 when she was standing in line to cast her vote in the Presidential election. Councilman Williams conveyed thanks to all the seniors present and who have been supportive of the Silver Sneakers Program. He shared that he just received word that the Silver Sneaker Program should be up and running at the Betty T. Ferguson Community Complex in January 2011. Councilwoman Davis announced anyone interested in receiving a turkey for thanksgiving can contact her office. There is a criteria for receiving the turkey. This turkey give-a-way will take place Saturday,November 19th at Cloverleaf Park. Mayor Gibson wished everyone a very happy and safe holiday. She further announced that she is sponsoring a Turkey basket give-away, Tuesday,November 23`d at the Archdiocese property, located at NW 183`d Street and 12`h Avenue. (0) WRITTEN REQUESTS, PETITIONS & OTHER WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE PUBLIC None. (P) ADJOURNMENT There being no further business to come before this Body, and upon a motion being duly made by Councilman Gilbert,the meeting adjourned at 8:43 p.m. Attest: AShi4 son,Mayor J4 Ronetta Taylor, MW, City Clerk Regular City Council Minutes November 10, 2010 Page 13