Resolutions - C7 I
|Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Commission
|Raul J. Aguila, Interim City Manager
|April 21, 2021
|A RESOLUTION OF THE MAYOR AND CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA, ACCEPTING THE FINDINGS OF THE ADMINISTRATION THAT THE PALACE BAR AND RESTAURANT MEETS THE CRITERIA UNDER CITY CODE SECTION 18-391; DESIGNATING THE PALACE RESTAURANT AND BAR, LOCATED AT 1052 OCEAN DRIVE, AS A LEGACY BUSINESS PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 18 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF MIAMI BEACH; AND LISTING THE BUSINESS IN THE CITY'S LEGACY BUSINESS REGISTRY.
|The Administration has determined that the Palace Bar and Restaurant located at 1052 Ocean Drive, meets the criteria under City Code Section 18-391, and is eligible, subject to City Commission approval, to be designated as a legacy business and listed in the City’s Legacy Business Registry.
|On January 13, 2021, the City Commission adopted Ordinance No. 2021-4390, which established a process for designating Legacy Businesses in the City of Miami Beach. On March 17, 2021, at the request of Commissioner Michael Gongora, the City Commission approved the nomination of the Palace Bar and Restaurant as a Legacy Business.
|The purpose of the Miami Beach Legacy Business Registry is to formally recognize and honor longstanding business institutions that have contributed to and define the cultural and historical identity of Miami Beach. Section 18-391 of the City Code sets forth the minimum requirements and criteria, as well as the procedure for the designation of a legacy business establishment.
Minimum requirements and criteria. To be eligible for designation as a legacy business establishment and listed on the Heritage Legacy Business Registry, a business must satisfy each of the following minimum requirements and applicable criteria:
1. The business must be a commercial establishment that is open to the public including, without limitation, a retail establishment, restaurant, drinking establishment, or other commercial establishment.
2. The business must have operated continuously in Miami Beach for at least 25 years.
3. At the time of its nomination, the business may have no active or pending violations of the City Code.
The Administration has concluded that the Palace Bar and Restaurant meets all of the above requirements.
Additional requirements and criteria. The City Manager or City Manager’s designee must find that the business meets at least three of the following additional criteria:
1. The establishment is unique to Miami Beach, and the original location of the establishment is located in Miami Beach.
2. The establishment has a demonstrated record of promoting the City of Miami Beach.
3. The establishment has contributed significantly to the history or identity of the City, or of a particular City neighborhood.
4. The establishment has demonstrated a commitment to maintaining the unique physical features, services, performances, customs, or traditions that define the business, including, but not limited to design, crafts, cuisine, special events, or art forms.
The Administration has concluded that the Palace Bar and Restaurant meets all of the above criteria.
Nomination and approval. On March 17, 2021, at the request of Commissioner Michael Gongora, the City Commission nominated the Palace Bar and Restaurant for designation as a legacy business establishment. The Administration has determined that the Palace Bar and Restaurant meets the criteria set forth in Section 18-391 of the City Code, and is eligible, subject to final City Commission approval, to be designated as a legacy business establishment and listed in the City’s Legacy Business Registry.
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|The Administration has determined that the Palace Bar and Restaurant meets the criteria under City Code Section 18-391, and is eligible, subject to City Commission approval, to be designated as a legacy business and listed in the City’s Legacy Business Registry.
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Vice-Mayor Michael Gongora