Item Coversheet

Notices  1.


TO:Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Commission 
FROM:Rafael E. Granado, City Clerk 
DATE:August  19, 2020







AUGUST 19, 2020 AT 1:00 p.m.


NOTICE IS HEREBY given that the City Commission of the City of Miami Beach, Florida, will hold a Virtual Special City Commission Meeting on August 19, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. to discuss: (i) possible amendment to the Emergency Order regarding short-term rentals to conform with the recent County revision, (ii) the City’s response, if any, to the decision by the Miami-Dade County Public Schools to start the year with the on-line teaching only, and (iii) authority to execute interlocal agreement with Miami-Dade County for CARES Act Distribution. This Virtual Special Commission Meeting will be broadcast live on Miami Beach TV (MBTV), viewable on the City’s website at, as well as on Atlantic Broadband Cable channel 660, AT&T U-verse channel 99, Hotwire Communications channel 395, and ROKU device on PEG.TV channel, and on social media at


To take part in or provide comments during the August 19, 2020, 1:00 p.m. Virtual Special Commission Meeting, the public may join the webinar at: or by telephone at: 1.301.715.8592 (U.S.)or 877.853.5257 (Toll Free). Webinar ID: 83715996963#.


Members of the public wanting to speak on an item during the Virtual Special Commission Meeting, must click the “raise hand” icon if using the Zoom app or press *9 on the telephone to raise their hand.


INTERESTED PARTIES are invited to take part in this meeting or be represented by an agent. The public may also submit written comments by sending an email to: by 5:00 p.m. the day before the Virtual Special Commission Meeting. Please identify the Agenda Item Number in the email subject line. Emails received will be forwarded to the Mayor and Commissioners and will be included as a part of the meeting record.


Copies of Agenda Items are available for public inspection at: This meeting, or any item therein, may be continued, and under such circumstances, additional legal notice need not be provided.


Pursuant to Section 286.0105, Fla. Stat., the City hereby advises the public that if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the City Commission with respect to any matter considered at its meetings or its hearings, such person must ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. This notice does not constitute consent by the City for the introduction or admission of otherwise inadmissible or irrelevant evidence, nor does it authorize challenges or appeals not otherwise allowed by law.


Members of the public may present audio/visual (AV) materials relating to Agenda Items at City Commission meetings by utilizing the City’s AV equipment, provided that materials are submitted to the Department of Marketing and Communications by 8:30 a.m., one (1) business day prior to the meeting. Advance submittal of a presentation will allow the Communications Department to plan for the use of the appropriate AV equipment. AV materials must be submitted via email at The body of the email must include a notation listing the name or group, contact person, daytime telephone number, email address, description/title of the presentation, and Agenda Item Title as well as the Agenda Item Number. Please reference “Audio/Visual Material” in the email subject line. Acceptable formats for electronic submission are .pdf, .ppt, .pptx, .pps, .ppsx, .wmv, .avi, and .mov. (Note that .pdf is the preferred format for PowerPoint presentations.)


To request this material in alternate format, sign language interpreter (five-day notice required), information on access for persons with disabilities, and/or any accommodation to review any document or participate in any city-sponsored proceedings, call 305.604.2489 and select 1 for English or 2 for Spanish, then option 6; TTY users may call via 711 (Florida Relay Service).


Rafael E. Granado, City Clerk

       City of Miami Beach






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