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Commission Committee Reports - C6  B




COMMISSION MEMORANDUM

TO:Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Commission 
FROM:Raul J. Aguila, Interim City Manager 
DATE:February  10, 2021
 



SUBJECT:REPORT OF THE JANUARY 22, 2021 FINANCE AND ECONOMIC RESILIENCY COMMITTEE MEETING: 1. DISCUSSION REGARDING MIAMI BEACH COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION AND ITS FINANCIAL CONDITION. 2. STATUS REVIEW OF THE GENERAL FUND RESERVE FUNDS ALLOCATED TO SUPPORT RENT, MORTGAGE, AND UTILITIES ASSISTANCE PROGRAM(S) FOR QUALIFIED CITY RESIDENTS DUE TO THE ECONOMIC CRISIS. 3. UPDATE ON CITY'S BLUEWAYS MASTER PLAN. 4. DISCUSSION REGARDING THE MOORING FIELD STUDY. 5. DISCUSS THE CURRENT STATUS OF AND FUTURE PLANS FOR THE PARKING DEPARTMENT. 6. DISCUSSION ON THE CITY'S DEPENDENCE ON TOURISM REVENUES AND HOW TO MITIGATE. 7. DISCUSS THE VACATION OF THE SOUTHERN HALF OF THE 21ST STREET RIGHT-OF-WAY (ROW) ALONG THE FRONT OF THE SEAGULL HOTEL PROPERTY. 8. DISCUSS A PROPOSED ORDINANCE TO THE CITY’S PREVAILING WAGES ORDINANCE, SET FORTH IN CHAPTER 31 OF THE CITY CODE, TO EXTEND THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE PREVAILING WAGE ORDINANCE TO CERTAIN CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS THAT ARE DEVELOPED ON CITY-OWNED LAND BY PERSONS OR ENTITIES OTHER THAN THE CITY, PURSUANT TO DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENTS, GROUND LEASES, OR MANAGEMENT AGREEMENTS WITH THE CITY. 9. DISCUSSION REGARDING RE-ALLOCATING ART DECO WEEKEND SPONSORSHIP ALREADY BUDGETED TO BE USED TOWARDS THE MUSEUM MASTER PLAN. 10. DISCUSSION ON A PROPOSAL TO DEPLOY INTERACTIVE DIGITAL KIOSKS. 11. DISCUSS FUNDING NEEDS OF STORMWATER PROJECTS. 12. DISCUSS A PROPOSED AMENDMENT TO THE LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA, A FLORIDA MUNICIPAL CORPORATION (CITY) AND MIAMI BEACH REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY, A PUBLIC BODY CORPORATE AND POLITIC (THE "RDA") (HEREINAFTER COLLECTIVELY REFERRED TO AS "LANDLORD"), AND THE MOONLIGHTER FABLAB, INC., A FLORIDA NOT-FOR PROFIT CORPORATION (HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO AS "TENANT") FOR SUITE G IN THE PENNSYLVANIA GARAGE CONDOMINIUM INCLUSIVE OF THE NORTHEASTERLY 935 SQUARE FEET, LOCATED AT 1661 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE, MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA. 13. DISCUSS A LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA, A FLORIDA MUNICIPAL CORPORATION (CITY) AND MIAMI BEACH REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY, A PUBLIC BODY CORPORATE AND POLITIC (RDA), (HEREINAFTER COLLECTIVELY REFERRED TO AS LANDLORD), AND THE MIAMI BEACH CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, A FLORIDA NOT-FOR-PROFIT CORPORATION FOR APPROXIMATELY 721 SQUARE FEET OF GROUND FLOOR RETAIL SPACE AT THE ANCHOR SHOPS GARAGE, LOCATED AT 100 16TH STREET, SUITE NO. 6, MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA, FOR A PERIOD OF THREE (3) YEARS AND TWENTY-FIVE (25) DAYS RETROACTIVELY COMMENCING ON JANUARY 1, 2021 AND ENDING ON JANUARY 26, 2024. 14. DISCUSS A LEASE AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA, A FLORIDA MUNICIPAL CORPORATION (CITY) AND SOBE CATS SPAY & NEUTER, INC, FOR THE USE OF A CITY-OWNED PROPERTY CONTAINING A 2400 SQUARE FOOT CITY-OWNED BUILDING, LOCATED AT 8128 COLLINS AVENUE (PREMISES), TO PROVIDE TRAP, NEUTER, VACCINATE, AND RELEASE PROGRAM (TNVR) AND OTHER ANIMAL WELFARE RELATED SERVICES. 15. DISCUSS INVESTING IN PLAYGROUNDS IN LUMMUS PARK. 16. DISCUSSION REGARDING THE REVIEW OF THE JULIA TUTTLE BUS RAPID TRANSIT DEMONSTRATION PROJECT. 17. UPDATE FROM THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT DEPARTMENT REGARDING STEPS TAKEN TO STREAMLINE THE BUSINESS PERMITTING PROCESS, IMPROVE BUSINESS RETENTION AND ATTRACT NEW BUSINESS. 18. DISCUSS FUNDING BOLLARDS ALONG THE BEACHWALK. 19. DISCUSS A PROPOSED EXTENSION OF THE CITY’S EXISTING LEASE WITH 1 WASHINGTON AVENUE CORP, THE CITY’S LONG-TERM TENANT AND OPERATOR OF THE “SMITH & WOLLENSKY” RESTAURANT FACILITY AT SOUTH POINTE PARK, WITH THE FOREGOING SUBJECT TO INDEPENDENT THIRD-PARTY APPRAISALS OF THE LEASE AND NEGOTIATION OF THE LEASE AMENDMENT TERMS, INCLUDING PROPOSED TENANT IMPROVEMENTS, WHICH WOULD BE COMPLETED BY THE LESSEE, AT NO COST OR EXPENSE TO THE CITY. 20. DISCUSS FUNDING FOR THE LAZARUS PROGRAM ADMINISTERED BY CAMILLUS HOUSE. 21. DISCUSS ADOPTING A BIKE SAFETY ORDINANCE. 22. DISCUSS THE COST OF OBTAINING A ZONING VERIFICATION LETTER. 23. DISCUSSION REGARDING THE ANNEXATION OF THE WESTERNMOST ISLANDS OF THE VENETIAN ISLANDS AND MAKING THEM A PART OF MIAMI BEACH, AND TO REVIEW PROPERTY TAXES, ECONOMIC IMPACT, AND VALUE. 24. DISCUSSION REGARDING CITY’S HOMELESS WALK-IN CENTER. 25. AN ORDINANCE OF THE MAYOR AND CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA, AMENDING CHAPTER 34 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF MIAMI BEACH ENTITLED "COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT," BY AMENDING ARTICLE Ill THEREOF, ENTITLED" SAFE NEIGHBORHOOD IMPROVEMENT DISTRICTS," BY AMENDING DIVISION 5, ENTITLED" DISTRICT 4," BY AMENDING SECTION 34-203 THEREOF, TO ELIMINATE THE AD VALOREM CAP OF $500 PER PROPERTY PER YEAR, CONSISTENT WITH ORDINANCE NO. 2002-3380; PROVIDING FOR REPEALER, SEVERABILITY, CODIFICATION AND FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. 26. DISCUSSION REGARDING THE LGBTQ ADVISORY COMMITTEE MOTION REGARDING FUNDING FOR LGBTQ COMMUNITY INITIATIVES. 27. REVIEW OF ALL CITY DEPARTMENTS FOR JUSTIFICATION AND EFFICIENCY. 28. AN ORDINANCE OF THE MAYOR AND CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA, AMENDING CHAPTER 6 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA, ENTITLED “ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES,” BY AMENDING ARTICLE I, ENTITLED “IN GENERAL,” BY AMENDING SECTION 6-3 THEREOF, ENTITLED “HOURS OF SALE/VIOLATIONS,” BY REQUIRING THOSE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE ESTABLISHMENTS LOCATED ON OCEAN DRIVE, BETWEEN 5TH STREET AND 15TH STREET, POSSESSING A 5 A.M. ALCOHOL LICENSE AND SELLING OR SERVING ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE(S) LATER THAN 12 A.M., TO RETAIN THE SERVICES OF AN OFF-DUTY POLICE OFFICER, FROM 12 A.M. UNTIL THIRTY (30) MINUTES PAST THE CLOSING TIME OF THE ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGE ESTABLISHMENT, FOR ALL SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS (AND ALL SATURDAYS, SUNDAYS, AND MONDAYS FOR THOSE HOLIDAY WEEKENDS OR CITY-SPONSORED EVENTS) DURING WHICH ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ARE SOLD OR SERVED BEYOND 12 A.M.; ESTABLISHING EXCEPTIONS; AND PROVIDING FOR REPEALER, SEVERABILITY, CODIFICATION, AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

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