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CITY COMMISSION

Neighborhood/Community Affairs Committee Meeting City Hall, Commission Chambers, 3rd Floor, 1700 Convention Center Drive March 19, 2019 - 2:00 PM

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Commissioner Micky Steinberg, Chair Commissioner Michael G ngora, Vice-Chair Commissioner Joy Malakoff, Member Commissioner John Elizabeth Alem n,

Alternate

Visit us at www.miamibeachfl.gov for agendas and video streaming of City Commission Committee Meetings.

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OLD BUSINESS

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1. DISCUSSION REGARDING CRIME IN MIAMI BEACH - AN UPDATE ON THE SUPER BOWL LIV February 14, 2018 - R9 X Sponsored by Commissioner G ngora Police

Tagged Passions:public safety, beach, and crime

2. DISCUSSION REGARDING THE CONDITION OF WASHINGTON AVENUE, THE INCREASING NUMBER OF VACANT STOREFRONTS THEREIN, AND THE STATUS OF THE WASHINGTON

AVENUE BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT April 11, 2018 - R9 W Sponsored by Commissioner G ngora Economic Development
Tagged Passions:business, economic development, development, Development, and commercial

3. DISCUSSION REGARDING UNDERGROUNDING FOR NORTH BAY ROAD AND ALTON ROAD May 16, 2018 - R7 O Sponsored by Commissioner Alem n Public Works

Tagged Passions:streets, streetscape, Public Works, public works, and Underground Utility cable

4. DISCUSSION REGARDING SAND SIFTING AND BEACH CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE June 6, 2018 - C4 T Sponsored by Commissioner G ngora Beach Maintenance

Tagged Passions:beach

5. DISCUSSION REGARDING REGISTERING AND PROVIDING SPECIAL IDENTIFICATION TO ALL RESIDENTS AND EMPLOYEES OF THE CITY OF MIAMI BEACH SO THAT IN THE

EVENT OF A HURRICANE, OR OTHER DISASTER, REQUIRING EVACUATION, THERE IS A WAY TO EASILY IDENTIFY RESIDENTS AND EMPLOYEES SO THEY CAN RETURN TO THEIR HOMES AND THEIR JOBS EXPEDITIOUSLY June 6, 2018 - C4 U
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Sponsored by Commissioner G ngora Emergency Management

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6. DISCUSSION REGARDING THE INTEREST OF THE COMMISSION IN OPERATING ELECTRIC SCOOTERS AT ALL AND THE POSSIBILITY OF A FUTURE PILOT PROGRAM July 25,

2018 - R9 V Sponsored by Commissioner Michael G ngora Transportation/Legal Status: Item to be submitted via supplemental
Tagged Passions:legal, boards and commissions, transportation, program, and electric

7. DISCUSSION REGARDING THE FITUR LATIN AMERICAN TOURISM FESTIVAL September 12, 2018 - C4 K Sponsored by Commissioner G ngora Tourism and Culture

Tagged Passions:tourism and festival

8. DISCUSSION REGARDING ESTABLISHING A PILOT PROGRAM FOR DOCKED ELECTRIC ASSISTED BICYCLE SHARING SERVICES October 17, 2018 - C4 J Sponsored by

Commissioner Arriola Transportation
Tagged Passions:transportation, services, program, electric, boating, Bicycles, and bicycles

9. DISCUSSION REGARDING THE IMPLEMENTATION OF A PEDESTRIAN SCRAMBLE INTERSECTION IN MIAMI BEACH November 14, 2018 - C7 H Sponsored by Commissioner G

ngora Transportation
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NEW BUSINESS

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10. DISCUSSION REGARDING CLEANLINESS IN MIAMI BEACH January 16, 2019 - C4 S Sponsored by Commissioner G ngora Public Works/ Organizational

Development
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11. DISCUSSION REGARDING THE A RESOLUTION OF THE MAYOR AND CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA, ACCEPTING THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE

NEIGHBORHOOD/COMMUNITY AFFAIRS COMMITTEE AT ITS OCTOBER 31, 2018 MEETING RELATING TO 5G TECHNOLOGY, AND DIRECTING THE CITY ADMINISTRATION TO: (1) AUTHORIZE THE CITY'S INDEPENDENT SEWER SYSTEM EXPERT, HAZEN AND SAWYER, TO PREPARE A RESPONSE TO THE REBUTTAL REPORT BY CABLERUNNER INTERNATIONAL (TO HAZEN AND SAWYER'S APRIL 20, 2018 RECOMMENDATION AGAINST THE USE OF THE CITY'S SEWER SYSTEM TO INSTALL A CABLE NETWORK THROUGHOUT THE CITY); (2) RETAIN A STORMWATER SYSTEM EXPERT TO CONDUCT A STUDY ON THE FEASIBILITY OF USING THE CITY'S STORMWATER SYSTEM TO INSTALL FIBER OPTIC CABLE (AS PROPOSED BY CABLERUNNER), AND AUTHORIZE CABLERUNNER TO PAY THE COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH SUCH STUDY; (3) RETAIN A CONSULTANT WITH APPROPRIATE EXPERTISE TO EVALUATE THE VARIOUS 5G TECHNOLOGIES AND TO PROVIDE RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE CITY COMMISSION ON HOW TO QUICKLY AND EFFICIENTLY OBTAIN 5G INFRASTRUCTURE, AND TO COMPARE THE VARIOUS TECHNOLOGIES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO REVIEWING THE SMART CITY'' PROPOSAL SUBMITTED BY JOHNSON CONTROLS; CONSULT WITH THE CITY'S EXPERT, OUTSIDE COUNSEL ON TELECOMMUNICATIONS REGARDING THE
Tagged Passions:sewer, boards and commissions, utility, Utility, beach, Telecommunications, services, Technology, technology, telecommunications, neighborhood, and stormwater

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INDUSTRY, THE TECHNOLOGY, AND THE PROPOSAL, INCLUDING A REVIEW OF POSSIBLE STATE PREEMPTION January 16, 2019 - R7 D Sponsored by Commissioner Alem n

Public Works
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12. DISCUSSION ON THE MULTI-YEAR HOLIDAY LIGHTING IMPLEMENTATION STATUS AND 2018 SEASON OUTCOME January 16, 2019 - R9 P Sponsored by Commissioner

Alem n Property Management
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13. DISCUSSION REGARDING THE JANUARY 22, 2019 COMMITTEE FOR QUALITY EDUCATION IN MIAMI BEACH'S MOTION REGARDING ASSISTANCE FROM THE MAYOR,

COMMISSIONERS, AND CITY MANAGER TO URGE FDOT TO INSTALL A WELL IDENTIFIED PEDESTRIAN CROSSING ACROSS 41ST STREET AT NORTH JEFFERSON AVENUE (STARBUCKS AND BURGER KING), ESPECIALLY FOLLOWING A STUDENT WHO WAS HIT AND BADLY INJURED WHILE CROSSING C4 F, February 13, 2019 Commisioner G ngora Transportation Status: Item withdrawn by sponsor
Tagged Passions:streets, restaurants, beach, transportation, administrator, education, manager, and Pedestrian

14. DISCUSSION REGARDING THE HISPANIC AFFAIRS COMMITTEE S MOTION ON RECOGNIZING THE IMPORTANCE OF EFFECTIVELY COMMUNICATING WITH A DIVERSE AUDIENCE;

THE HISPANIC AFFAIRS COMMITTEE URGES THE CITY COMMISSION TO ADOPT POLICY REQUIRING THAT ANY PRESS RELEASE AND MEDIA ADVISORY SENT BY THE CITY AND BY ITS PUBLIC SAFETY DEPARTMENTS BE DISSEMINATED IN ENGLISH AND SPANISH February 13, 2019 - C4 G Sponsored by Commissioner G ngora Marketing and Communications
Tagged Passions:recognition, market, boards and commissions, public safety, communications, policy, and Communications

15. DISCUSSION REGARDING THE TRANSPORTATION, PARKING AND BICYCLE- PEDESTRIAN FACILITIES COMMITTEE MOTION CONCERNING ON-STREET TRUCK LOADING February

13, 2019 - C4 H Sponsored by Commissioner Samuelian Parking
Tagged Passions:streets, transportation, Bicycles, Pedestrian, bicycles, and parking

16. DISCUSS REGARDING THE MAYOR S 41 STREET BLUE RIBBON COMMITTEE S MOTION ABOUT IMPROVING THE LIGHTING ON THE 41ST STREET CORRIDOR, SPECIFICALLY TO

ALLOCATE THE 41ST STREET QUALITY OF LIFE FUNDS TOWARDS LIGHTING THE TREES ON THE 41 STREET CORRIDOR C4 I, February 13, 2019 Commisioner G ngora Property Management
Tagged Passions:funding, streets, property, and corridor

17. DISCUSSION REGARDING THE 41ST STREET COMMITTEE MOTION ON REESTABLISHING A POLICE SUB-STATION February 13, 2019 - C4 J

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Sponsored by Commissioner Samuelian

Police

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18. DISCUSSION REGARDING THE MAYOR'S 41ST STREET BLUE RIBBON COMMITTEE'S MOTION TO PRIORITIZE IMPROVING THE LIGHTING ON THE 41ST STREET CORRIDOR.

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C4 K, February 13, 2019 Commissioner Samuelian Economic Development Status: Item withdrawn by sponsor

Tagged Passions:economic development, development, and Development

19. DISCUSSION ON THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (FDOT) PROPOSAL TO ENHANCE THE MACARTHUR CAUSEWAY BICYCLE LANES February 13, 2019 - C4 L

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Transportation

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20. DISCUSSION REGARDING THE LONG WAIT TIMES FOR THE SOUTH BEACH TROLLEYS February 13, 2019 - C4 M Sponsored by Commissioner G ngora Transportation

Tagged Passions:beach, Public Transit, and transportation

21. DISCUSSION REGARDING NAMING OF NORTH CONVENTION CENTER PARK AS COLLINS CANAL PARK February 13, 2019 - R9 G

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Tourism and Culture

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22. DISCUSSION REGARDING MIAMI BEACH COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION AND ITS PRECARIOUS FINANCIAL POSITION

Tagged Passions:finance, development, beach, Development, and community development

February 13, 2019 - R9 M Sponsored by Commissioner Malakoff Housing and Community Services

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DEFERRED ITEMS

23. DISCUSSION REGARDING THE 23RD STREET AND 63RD STREET COMPLETE STREETS FEASIBILITY STUDIES December 13, 2017 - C4 A

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Transportation Status: Deferred pending further analysis to address community concern.

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24. DISCUSSION TO CONSIDER THE INSTALLATION OF THE BEAUTIFUL BARRIERS CONCEPT AS SECURITY BARRIERS AROUND THE CITY April 11, 2018 - C4 Q Sponsored by

Commissioner Alem n Property Management Status: Deferred pending implementation of 6-month pilot program.
Tagged Passions:security, program, and property

25. DISCUSSION REGARDING NAMING OF THE MAIN CONVENTION CENTER PARK

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May 16, 2018 - C4 AK

Tourism and Culture Status: Deferred to the April 24, 2019 NCAC meeting pending community response.

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26. DISCUSSION REGARDING THE POSSIBILITY OF INSTALLING A TURNING LANE WHEN YOU ARE DRIVING EAST ON I-195 HEADING ONTO 41ST STREET AND TURNING SOUTH

ON ALTON ROAD May 16, 2018 - C4 AO Sponsored by Commissioner G ngora Transportation Status: Deferred pending petition results from St. Patrick Catholic school.
Tagged Passions:streets, transportation, and education

27. DISCUSSION TO EXPLORE ADDITIONAL AVENUES FOR PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT June 6, 2018 - C4 Q Sponsored by Commissioner Samuelian Marketing and

Communications Status: Item to be updated quarterly due April 24, 2019.
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28. DISCUSSION REGARDING THE REVIEW AND ANALYSIS OF EXTRANEOUS AND POTENTIALLY OUTDATED LEGISLATION IN MIAMI BEACH July 25, 2018 - C4 E Sponsored by

Commissioner G ngora Office of the City Attorney Status: Deferred pending recommendations from each department. City attorney to bring back comprehensive multi-department recommendation to NCAC meeting when ready.
Tagged Passions:legal and beach

29. DISCUSSION REGARDING JIM MORRISON S LIGHTING OPTION PROPOSAL October 17, 2018 - C7 O

Property Management Status: Deferred pending review by the Design Review Board.

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30. DISCUSSION TO CONSIDER CONCEPTS FOR THE NORTH BEACH NEIGHBORHOOD GREENWAY December 12, 2018 - C4 Q

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Transportation Status: Deferred pending traffic study on the one-way portions.

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31. DISCUSSION TO CONSIDER A PROPOSAL TO ESTABLISH A MONUMENT (COMMEMORATIVE PLAQUE) AT THE RAINBOW CROSSWALK LOCATED AT 12TH STREET AND OCEAN DRIVE

December 12, 2018 - C4 T Sponsored by Commissioner G ngora Parks and Recreation/Office of City Attorney Status: Deferred pending LGBTQ committee update on language for plaque.
Tagged Passions:legal, streets, discrimination, LGBTQ, parks, monuments, and recreation

32. DISCUSSION REGARDING PROHIBITING FISHING AT SEAWALLS January 16, 2019 - C4 AL Sponsored by Commissioner Samuelian Police/Public Works Status:

Deferred to April 24, 2019 NCAC meeting pending an ordinance draft from Legal department.
Tagged Passions:ordinance, legal, public safety, Public Works, and public works

33. DISCUSSION REGARDING THE EFFICACY OF THE MOTORIZED VEHICLE/SCOOTER

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AMENDMENTS

January 16, 2019 - C4 R Sponsored by Commissioner Alem n Police Status: Deferred to the April 24, 2019 NCAC meeting per sponsor request.

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34. DISCUSSION REGARDING SPORTS FIELDS CITYWIDE February 13, 2019 - C4 W

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Parks and Recreation Status: Item deferred pending additional staff research.

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OLD BUSINESS 1.

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COMMITTEE MEMORANDUM TO: Neighborhood/Community Affairs Committee Members

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FROM: Jimmy L. Morales, City Manager

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DATE: March 19, 2019

SUBJECT: DISCUSSION REGARDING CRIME IN MIAMI BEACH - AN UPDATE ON THE SUPER BOWL LIV

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HISTORY: On May 24, 2016, the National Football League (NFL) awarded the Super Bowl LIV to South Florida. Unlike most Super Bowl, where all the

activities and organizers are centralized in one location, Super Bowl LIV will be and take a collective effort from Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties and municipalities. The game will take place on Sunday, February 2, 2020 at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, the Super Bowl Live event will be at Bayfront Park and a similar event on the beach in Broward, and the City of Miami Beach will be home to the NFL Experience.
Tagged Passions:beach, events, parks, stadium, and history

The NFL Experience, which include the Media Center (5,000 media outlets are expected to provide coverage), the Radio Row, and the NFL Social Media

Command Center, is the largest event leading up to the Super Bowl and based on previous years, over 1.2 million visitors are expected to visit the site, located at the Miami Beach Convention Center between January 18 and February 6, 2020. In addition, the Super Bowl Host Committee has discussed potentially hosting the following events on the beachfront areas of Miami Beach: a media event, a VIP event, a potential event in the main Convention Center Park, and a free public beach concert. The City of Miami Beach is pending confirmation from the NFL for these special events.
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ANALYSIS: The Miami-Dade Police Department (MDPD) is leading the organization of law enforcement forces for the Super Bowl LIV. MDPD recently

released its organizational chart for this event (see attachment). That chart, which lists the different planning committees and teams, highlights the areas for which MDPD is responsible as well as the areas for which the Miami Beach Police Department (MBPD) will play a significant role. These include:
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Emergency Operations Center Intelligence Operations Center (IOC) NFL Experience Escorts Marine Patrol Joint Special Operations Center (JSOC) Canine

Dignitary Protection
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Investigations Team Liaison Department Field Operations Visiting Public Safety Officers (VPSO) Communications

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At this point, the MBPD has developed its own organizational chart, integrating the MDPD areas listed above (see attachment). Deputy Chief Clements

is the Event Commander, leading the MBPD Super Bowl team. Major Acosta is the Operations Commander, Major Guerrerro the Specialized Units Commander, and Major Jones the Support and Special Events Commander.
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The MDPD meets with members of the Law Enforcement Host Committee on a monthly basis to review and coordinate all the elements involved in this

mega-event. The internal committees meet on a regular basis, as needed, to ensure the MBPD is ready for this event.
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ATTACHMENTS: Description Type Miami Dade Police Department - Super Bowl Organization Chart Other Miami Beach Police Department - Super Bowl

Organization Chart Other
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P a g e 9 o f 1 2 4

MAJOR WAYNE JONES SUPPORT SPECIAL

EVENTS COMMANDER

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LT. MADISON EOC

LT. E GARCIA COMMAND POST / MBCC

LT. FELDMAN NFL EXPERIENCE

LT. TBD VPSO

SUPER BOWL LIV MBPD

LT. M GEORGE JSOC

OFC. BERNI RUDER PLANNING LOGISTICS

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LT. TBD IOC

COMMANDER AJ PRIETO CREDENTIALS

LILLY CASTELL ADMIN

YVONNE GANIVET ANALYST

BELKIS GOMEZ ANALYST

LT. D. SIMON MBCC SECURITY

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SGT. A LOPERFIDO COMMUNICATIONS/TECH

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SUPPORT

LT. TBD JOC

LAZ GUERRA PSCD

MAJOR PAUL ACOSTA OPERATIONS COMMANDER

MAJOR SAM GUERRERO SPECIALIZED UNITS

COMMANDER

DEPUTY CHIEF R. CLEMENTS

EVENT COMMANDER

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CAPTAIN D DE LA ESPRIELLA

XO

CHIEF ANCHIA MBFD OPERATIONS

DR FARCY MT SINAI ER

PATROL OPERATIONS

CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIONS

LUMMUS PARK OPERATIONS

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LT. H CHONG AREA 1

CPT. PFROGNER AREA 2

CPT. H DOCE AREA 3

CPT. I ROBINSON AREA 4

CPTS. MURGALO PULASKI

CID

SGT. NOLAN HUMAN

TRAFFICKING

SUP. C. SPARKS CRIME ANALYSTS

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CPT. CAMPBELL SPECIAL EVENTS

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LT. FELDMAN COMMAND VEHICLE

TETHERED OPS

COMMANDER AJ PRIETO DIGNITARY PROTECTION

LT. H. CHONG ESCORTS

SGT. L SANCHEZ MARINE PATROL

LT. J MATIAS SWAT

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SGT. J. ROJAS K9

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TRAFFIC OPERATIONS

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JOSIEL FERRER CMB TRANSPORTATION

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ROBIN HENSON STAFFING

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COORDINATOR

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OLD BUSINESS 2.

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COMMITTEE MEMORANDUM TO: Neighborhood/Community Affairs Committee Members

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FROM: Jimmy L. Morales, City Manager

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DATE: March 19, 2019

SUBJECT: DISCUSSION REGARDING THE CONDITION OF WASHINGTON AVENUE, THE INCREASING NUMBER OF VACANT STOREFRONTS THEREIN, AND THE STATUS OF THE

WASHINGTON AVENUE BUSINESS IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT
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HISTORY:

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ANALYSIS: Discussion at Committee

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OLD BUSINESS 3.

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COMMITTEE MEMORANDUM TO: Neighborhood/Community Affairs Committee Members

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FROM: Jimmy L. Morales, City Manager

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DATE: March 19, 2019

SUBJECT: DISCUSSION REGARDING UNDERGROUNDING FOR NORTH BAY ROAD AND ALTON ROAD

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ANALYSIS: On September 6, 2018, the City mailed a petition form to residents on North Bay Road, between Alton Road and La Gorce Drive/Pine Tree Drive

Circle, in order to allow the subject residents to advise the City whether they are in favor of funding the undergrounding of utilities with special assessments. The deadline to mail back these petitions was set for October 8, 2018.
Tagged Passions:funding, streets, utility, Utility, streetscape, trees, and Underground Utility cable

Historically, petitions to create underground utility districts have been circulated and submitted by City residents and/or neighborhood

associations. In this case, the City Administration distributed petition forms, on a pilot basis, to residents on North Bay Road, between Alton Road and La Gorce Drive/Pine Tree Drive Circle.
Tagged Passions:streets, utility, Utility, trees, and neighborhood

At its September 26, 2018 meeting, the NCAC held a discussion regarding the potential undergrounding of utilities along North Bay Road and how the

City Administration might further facilitate the creation of special assessment districts to fund the undergrounding of utilities.
Tagged Passions:streets, utility, Utility, streetscape, and Underground Utility cable

A copy of the City s current policy applicable to the creation of special assessment districts for the underground conversion of overhead utilities

was presented for discussion, as well as a request by North Bay Road residents to extend the petition deadline to January 18, 2019.
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At the NCAC meeting on January 28, 2019, the Committee reviewed the final tabulation from the petition mailing. 60 of property owners submitted

petitions in favor of the district. The next step was to have the City Commission move forward in directing staff to seek a rough estimate from the utility companies. However, it is important to note that prior to getting binding estimates from utility companies, there would be fees associated for studies conducted by FPL to determine the probable cost of the project.
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Historically, the property owners or homeowner's associations proposing the creation of such districts have paid for specified costs associated with

obtaining cost estimates from the utilities.
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Based on the estimates, the amounts would then go on ballots and the home owners would have to vote on whether they agree to such an assessment based

on the dollar amount, and whether it would be paid as a lump sum or over the course of a number of years.
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The City Clerk's office anticipated the voting would cost an approximate 16,000 to 18,000 and require an English and Spanish advertisement. Public

Works, in anticipation to this project, prepared a draft initial study area with anticipated project limits for the upper North Bay Road Neighborhood. The preliminary cost estimate from FPL is 3.1 million.
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A motion was made by the NCAC Committee to proceed with the next steps for creating a district and obtaining the binding estimates for the utilities.

Public Works staff is currently in discussions with the neighborhood associations to determine the following steps required for the undergrounding of overhead utilities in the Upper La Gorce neighborhood:
Tagged Passions:utility, Utility, streetscape, Public Works, public works, Underground Utility cable, and neighborhood

1- Discuss project boundaries for the Upper La Gorce Neighborhood. 2- Prepare a map for the review and approval of project limits 3- Submit the

revised project limits map to FPL for a quote to perform the necessary design for the service and provide a non-binding cost estimate. 4- Report the cost and seek direction of who will be responsible for paying the fees.
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The estimated time frame for the above tasks is approximately 60 days.

ATTACHMENTS: Description Type FPL initial estimate Other

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Florida Power Light Company, 2455 Port West Rd., West Palm Beach, FL 33407

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February 18, 2019

Mr. Jose Rivas, P.E. Civil Engineer III Public Works Dep. Engineering Division 1700 Convention Center Drive Miami Beach, FL 33139

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Re: City of Miami Beach

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Electric Facilities Conversion Ballpark Estimate La Gorce Neighborhood WR 8659452

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Dear Mr. Rivas, P.E.:

FPL welcomes the opportunity to assist you in examining the feasibility of converting from overhead electric distribution facilities to an

underground system at the following location:
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La Gorce Neighborhood , in Miami Beach, Florida.

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As per your request, the non-binding ballpark estimate to complete this conversion is 3,100,000. This estimate is provided strictly to assist you in

preliminary decision making and it does not include the conversion of the existing streetlight system. It is not an offer from FPL to perform the requested conversion and should not be construed or used as such for detailed planning purposes. This represents an order of magnitude figure based on previous FPL experience and reflects the CIAC payment that the City would ultimately need to make to FPL if the conversion were performed at this point in time utilizing standard underground equipment. It is our experience that conversions in developed areas are the most complex and challenging types of construction. As such, this estimate likely will not precisely represent the Town s ultimate actual cost to convert, but can assist the City in preliminary decision-making.
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FPL estimates include only estimated charges to be paid by the City to FPL. The costs of the following items are not included with the estimate and

are the responsibility of the City /residents. These potential costs should be included in future planning of the project:
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Site restoration (sod, landscaping, pavement, sidewalks, etc.)

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Rearrangement of customer electric service entrances (requires electrician) from overhead to underground. Also, additional customer expense if local

inspecting authorities require customer wiring to be brought to current codes.
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Trenching/backfilling for service laterals.

Removal and undergrounding of other utilities (e.g. telecom, CATV, etc.)

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Acquiring, describing, securing and recording of easements for underground facilities. In underground systems, major components formerly attached to

poles must now occupy at grade appurtenances, e.g., ground level pad mounted transformers and switch cabinets. Facilities of an underground distribution system will not be placed in road right-of-way, with the exception of cables required for crossings. (See special note below)
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Note: Obtaining easements is typically the most difficult aspect of the conversion process; the time required to secure the easements may even exceed

the 180 day binding estimate timeframe. FPL strongly suggests that all easements required for the conversion be described and secured prior to requesting the detailed cost estimate. Further, in some instances, the underground distribution system may be placed within the road right-of-way with the proper agreement.
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In 2007, the Public Service Commission approved FPL s 25 Governmental Adjustment Factor (G.A.F.) waiver for local government sponsored projects. In

order to be eligible for the G.A.F. waiver a project must meet a series of criteria (see Attachment). Based on the preliminary information you provided for the proposed conversion area, this request does qualify for the G.A.F. waiver. The ballpark estimate provided above does not include this G.A.F. waiver.
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After reviewing the ballpark estimate, if you decide to move forward with the conversion project, you may request a detailed and binding estimate.

Due to the complexity and time required to estimate such a conversion, a non-refundable engineering deposit is required prior to beginning the estimating process, as set forth in the Florida Administrative Code 25-6.115. For this conversion project the amount of the required engineering deposit is 23,070.00. If you decide to proceed with the work contained in the estimate, the amount of this deposit would be applied toward the estimated amount owed to FPL for the conversion. The work must commence within 180 days of the date the binding estimate is provided.

The request for the binding estimate must be in writing, and must describe in detail the facilities to be converted. Binding estimates are valid for

180 days, and would be subject to change in the event of a work scope change. Should actual FPL costs exceed the binding estimate amount, the customer may be responsible for those additional costs up to a maximum of 10 of the binding estimate amount. Payment of customer costs, easements (with opinion of title and recorded), agreements from other utilities/pole licensees, and execution of a Conversion Agreement would be required before commencement of construction.
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If you have any questions or wish to consider a binding cost estimate, please call me at 305-377-6108.

Sincerely,

Joel R Garcia

Joel Garcia Engineering Leader Power Delivery Florida Power Light Company

Attachments

Cc: Mr. Tom Allain FPL Mr. Roger Mendoza FPL

Mr. John Lehr FPL

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W 51ST ST

Miami-Dade County GIS Groups

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La Gorce Neighborhood SubdivisionCity of Miami Beach4 Study AreaOverall Map Thursday, January 31, 2019M:\

CMB\GIS\Projects\15_BeachfrontConcessions\ArcMap\Upper_North_Bay_Proposed_Pipe24x36All-01-31-2019.mxd 1 in = 258 ft
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Legend Study Area

Surprise Lake

Bisc ayne

Bay

Indian Creek

0 300 600 Feet M:\ CMB\TEMP\La Gorce Drainage\Upper_North_Bay_Proposed_Pipe24x36All.pdf

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OLD BUSINESS 4.

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COMMITTEE MEMORANDUM TO: Neighborhood/Community Affairs Committee Members

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FROM: Jimmy L. Morales, City Manager

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DATE: March 19, 2019

SUBJECT: DISCUSSION REGARDING SAND SIFTING AND BEACH CLEANING AND MAINTENANCE

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KEY INTENDED OUTCOME: Improve Cleanliness, City Beaches

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HISTORY: On June 6, 2018, a referral was made by the full Commission to the Neighborhood/Community Affairs Committee to Discuss Sand Sifting, Beach

Cleaning, and Maintenance.
Tagged Passions:boards and commissions, beach, history, and neighborhood

On July 18, 2018, at the Neighborhood/Community Affairs Committee (NCAC) meeting, sand sifting and the frequency at which it is performed was

discussed extensively. Alejandro Quintas, a representative of Neat Sand, advised the committee that in a meeting with city staff he proposed three recommendations regarding beach maintenance. The first is to stop offering government resources to do the sand sifting after special events. Neat Sand is listed as a vendor with the Special Event Department to handle sand sifting after each event which is required for beach event permits. Miami Beach and Miami Dade County offer the same services. Mr. Quintas represented that Neat Sand has proven that they can provide a very good service post event. The second recommendation was to have the city provide a location close to the beach for equipment storage to make the maintenance of the beach more effective. He informed the Committee that having the equipment far away makes it difficult to perform maintenance on the beach. The third recommendation was that the City request and enforce that every concession provide sand sifting on a regular basis by modifying/amending the rules and regulations on beachfront concessions to keep the area clean. He believed that by doing so, it would allow Miami Dade County to increase the sand sifting maintenance in other areas close to the shoreline.
Tagged Passions:regulation, equipment, beach, services, events, and neighborhood

At the end of this July 18, 2018, NCAC Meeting the following direction was given;

1. Staff was directed to flesh out the rules and regulations regarding concessions on the beach as it pertains to sand sifting including what it

entails, whether staff recommends it or not, and the cost to implement it.
Tagged Passions:regulation and beach

2. Staff was also directed to find out about the money that was allocated for the additional sand sifting that was not awarded and if it would be

going back out or how that money could be used to improve the beaches.
Tagged Passions:beach

3. Send a resolution to Miami Dade County telling them about the seaweed problem on Miami Beach problem and request funding for seaweed clean up.

Tagged Passions:funding and beach

In September 2018, the item was deferred.

On October 31, 2018, this item was again discussed. The following information was provided in response to the direction given by the committee at the

July 18, 2018 meeting;

1. Staff had been directed to flesh out the rules and regulations regarding concessions on the beach as it pertains to sand sifting including what it

entails, whether staff recommends it or not, and the cost to implement it.
Tagged Passions:regulation and beach

a. All concession operations regardless of their locations on the beach are required to pick up litter and trash within their workable areas at the

beginning of their daily operations, throughout the day, and upon the conclusion of their operations. Only those concession operators in the public beachfront concession areas, those located where the upland property is city owned, are required to provide sifting within their operating areas. According to the Public Beachfront Concession Agreement, Section 10.1.1, this required sifting may be performed by either mechanical or manual means. All concessions located outside of the Public Beachfront are required to perform continuous litter collection but not sifting throughout their operating hours.
Tagged Passions:beach and property

b. It is suggested and would be beneficial for the entire beach if all beachfront concessions were required to sift their workable areas throughout

the day using hand held tools such as rakes and nets. These have proven to be very effective in the collection of cigarette butts, bottle caps, eating utensils, and a variety of small bits of trash and litter.
Tagged Passions:beach and tobacco

c. The cost for this to the concession operator would be negligible while the benefit would be noticeable. 2. Staff was also directed to determine it

money was allocated for additional sand sifting that was not awarded.

a. Neither the City nor the County allocated funding for additional sand sifting. 3. It was also suggested that the City send a resolution to Miami

Dade County telling them about the seaweed problem on Miami Beach and request
Tagged Passions:funding and beach

funding for seaweed clean up. a. Miami Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department, Beach Operations Division has submitted enhancements

for additional
Tagged Passions:funding, beach, parks, and recreation

beach sifting equipment and seaweed removal in its F/Y 2019-2020 budget. b. The City Manager and team members met with Miami Dade County

Commissioners Eileen Higgins and Sally Heyman to request their support
Tagged Passions:equipment, budget, beach, administrator, and manager

for the enhancements to the Miami Dade County Beach Maintenance budget for FY 2020 that would allow for additional sifting and seaweed removal.

Tagged Passions:budget and beach

At the end of the October 31, 2018, NCAC Meeting, staff was directed to;

1. Return with a report on a specific direction with recommendations and options on how the City can improve beach cleanliness, specifically as it

relates
Tagged Passions:beach

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1. Return with a report on a specific direction with recommendations and options on how the City can improve beach cleanliness, specifically as it

relates to sand sifting behind the hotels.
Tagged Passions:hotel and beach

2. Staff was directed to meet with Mr. Quintas prior to the NCAC meeting to consider his concerns about being a City vendor.

In attempting to develop a plan for additional sifting on our beaches, including behind hotels we requested proposals from Beach Raker and Neet Sand.

Neet Sand did not respond.
Tagged Passions:hotel and beach

To date we have evaluated current beach cleaning efforts along our beach and looked for potential opportunities for enhanced services, including

identifying opportunities and costs for retaining a private firm to assist with beach cleaning efforts and the strong possibility of enhanced services coming from Miami Dade County with the support of their County Commission.
Tagged Passions:boards and commissions, beach, and services

NEW INFORMATION Boucher Brothers Management LLC. also submitted an unsolicited proposal for providing beach sifting services that would cost nothing

for public beach front properties and provide a percentage of revenues generated for services provided to hotels.
Tagged Passions:hotel, beach, and services

All equipment inventories, responses and informal non-binding proposals which were submitted are attached.

Tagged Passions:equipment

ANALYSIS:

PERFORMANCE HISTORY AND PROPOSALS

Tagged Passions:performance and history

Qualification Miami Dade County Beach Raker Neat Sand

Tagged Passions:beach

Prior work experience in beach sifting, and other beach related maintenance services.

Tagged Passions:beach and services

Miami Dade County Beach Operations grooms, maintains, and cleans the 14.5 miles of beach, dune, and shoreline from Government Cut to Golden Beach.

The municipalities included in the operation are: City of Miami Beach, Surfside, Bal Harbour, Miami-Dade County-Haulover, Sunny Isles Beach, and Golden Beach. This unit operates bulldozers, tractors, Load-n-Pack trash collectors, beach sifters, small and large trucks, scooters and a variety of grounds maintenance tools to perform their duties. This operation has existed for over 40 years.
Tagged Passions:beach and transportation

Beach Raker was founded in 1979 and has grown to be the largest provider of environmental beach cleaning services in Florida. Our services include,

but are not limited to, seaweed management, beach grooming, sand sifting, sand excavation, sand dune management, turtle nest monitoring and garbage removal. Beach Raker currently services 8 municipal contracts daily and 4 additional municipal contracts on an emergency basis. Our longest contract is nearly 40 years old. All 12 municipal clients have utilized Beach Raker extensively to combat the evasive Sargassum seaweed South Florida experienced in 2018. Beach Raker has never been replaced/terminated by any of their municipal clients. Beach Raker has over 250 additional commercial and residential accounts to include 100 of Sunny Isles, Golden Beach, Hillsboro Mile and the Galt Ocean Mile.
Tagged Passions:beach, contract, services, environment, emergency, and commercial

Three Requests with no response. Two via e-mail one verbal in person.

Current work under contract or agreement; name of City, Municipality, or entity and for how long has it existed.

Tagged Passions:contract

Manual trash collection takes place daily on Miami Beach, Surfside, Bal Harbour, Haulover Beach, Sunny Isles and Golden Beach. Mechanical trash

collection takes place daily on Miami Beach, Surfside, Haulover Beach, Haulover Park and Sunny Isles. Beach sifting is performed on all of the above mentioned sections of beach to remove stones, broken glass, bottle caps, cigarette butts, plastic eating utensils, straws, plastic cups and bottles. Beach Sifting is typically performed 5 days per week. Miami Beach and Surfside are scheduled to be sifted 8 to 12 times annually, while Bal Harbour, Haulover, and Sunny Isles are scheduled to be sifted 4 times annually. Sifting is performed on the more heavily populated and more frequently used sections of Miami Beach during holidays and special events totaling to over 40 services annually in a given section of beach.
Tagged Passions:beach, services, events, parks, holiday, and tobacco

1. Client: City of Dania Beach Project/Duration: 2012 to Present 2. Client: Town of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea Project/Duration: 1986 to Present 3.

Client: Village of Key Biscayne Project/Duration: 2014 to Present 4. Client: City of Pompano Beach Project/Duration: 1979 to Present 5. Client: City of Marathon Project/Duration: 2013 to Present 6. Client: Bal Harbour Village Project/Duration: 2014 to Present 7. Client: Jacksonville Beach Project/Duration: Contract awarded 2018 for minimum 3-year term. 8. Client: City of Venice Beach Project/Duration: Contract awarded in 2018. 9. Client: City of Ft. Lauderdale Project/Duration: Support Services. 10. Client: City of Hollywood Project/Duration: Support Services. 11. Client: City of Deerfield Beach Project/Duration: Support Services.
Tagged Passions:contract and services

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Project/Duration: Support Services. 12. Client: City of Miami Beach Project/Duration: Support Services

Tagged Passions:beach and services

In order to provide the City's ask of sifting all of Miami Beach

Tagged Passions:beach

weekly, What are your needs?

Three sifters with tractors and operators. Estimated cost of 750,000 + fuel, lubricants, and maintenance.

One sifter with tractor and operator plus one Cherrington self-propelled sifter 5 days/week, 52 weeks/year to provide for the once weekly sifting of

all Miami Beach. Plus a third sifter with tractor and operator to provide twelve days of service upon request based on needs. Annual estimate 250,000
Tagged Passions:beach

EQUIPMENT INVENTORY SPECIFIC TO BEACH MAINTENANCE

Tagged Passions:equipment and beach

EQUIPMENT QUANTITY ANDAGE MIAMI DADE BEACH RAKER

Tagged Passions:equipment and beach

TRACTORS TOTAL 8 19

2 YRS. OR LESS 2 6

3 TO 4 YRS. 1 7

5 TO 6 YRS. 0 3

7 TO 8 YRS. 0 3


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