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The City Commission entered into a new contract with the City Manager effective April 1, 2019. The following summary includes a progress report that
serves as a foundation for discussion at the City Commission Goals Conference scheduled for March 5, 2020. At the Goals Conference, we will discuss these top priorities, organized by the vision areas of the strategic plan.
Stormwater resilience program- Improve the quality of life enhancements, integrated planning, and execution of neighborhood projects while enhancing
engagement with the community Work regionally to come up with plan to improve Biscayne Bay water quality Implement controls to prevent issues of unpermitted work or work exceeding permits on city projects
Maximize community communications: Continue development of creative tools and drive utilization (e.g. Engagement Toolbox, online forums, advisory
polling, direct mail, Facebook Live) Maximize community communications: Ensure residents have viable avenues of two-way conversation in anticipation of large projects and/or necessary updates and emergencies via a comprehensive internal and external communications plan utilized by all internal and external project information officers Maximize community communications: More social media and media monitoring tools to ensure we are reaching our residents and visitors
There are 70 items within the contract, with seven of the items complete, 30 on track, 29 ongoing, three with minor disruptions, and one with a major
disruption affecting the deliverable timeline. These contract priorities were integrated into the Miami Beach Strategic Plan Through the Lens of Resilience, adopted unanimously on July 17, 2019. They are organized by the vision areas that are led by the City Commission goals from the October 3, 2018 and January 29, 2019 Goals Conferences.
o Update: Preliminary conversations with Live Nation senior management have
been had to discuss a letter of interest and a renewal agreement, and it has been determined that Live Nation is willing to make a capital
investment. Conversations about potential funding sources and an RDA extension are ongoing with the city s Legal and Budget Departments. Meanwhile, CBRE is contemplating valuation of a management agreement for The Fillmore.
o Project Description/ Scope: Leveraging the access to cultural institutions on and around Lincoln Road to engage tourists, drive business, promote
public art and cultural programming. As part of this effort, cultural institutions such as Miami Beach Urban Studios, FIU, New World Symphony, Oolite Arts, Department of Reflection and Miami New Drama offer informal pop-up performances, tours and immersive cultural experiences.
o Update: In collaboration with the Miami City Ballet, the city performed a series of shows at the Colony Theater with special discounts for
residents. In addition, Lincoln Road cultural institutions continue to participate in the monthly Culture Crawl and contribute to exposing residents, tourists and visitors to a diverse collection of talks, screenings, exhibits and groundbreaking theater.
the code that address unscrupulous operator behavior to create the Sidewalk Caf Code of Conduct, which was adopted by the City Commission on
September 11, 2019 (Ordinance 2019-4294). The code addresses solicitations, which is a frequent complaint by patrons and visitors of Ocean Drive. Since October, the code has issued 46 violations under the new ordinance, resulting in 13 sidewalk caf permit suspensions. The secret shopper program for cafes begins at the start of the next quarter. Results of those findings will be shared quarterly to hold operators accountable for violations.