Below please find a list of all of the items sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago in his 5-years serving as a commissioner.

File IDFile TypeFile TitleAgenda DateEnactment Nr.
Agenda ItemGuidance to City Attorney for settling special assessment liens, where hardship is present.
Sponsored by Commissioner Lago
5/12/2015
15-4426ResolutionA Resolution encouraging City of Coral Gables’ residents, businesses, vendors, and visitors to cease using and purchasing products made from expanded polystyrene, and replacing expanded polystyrene products with reusable, recyclable, and compostable alternatives that are safer for human health and the environment.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
10/27/20152015-269
15-4499Agenda ItemDiscussion and/or action related to resolving dispute related to projection within setback adjacent to 6001 Mall Street.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
11/10/2015
15-4500OrdinanceAn Emergency Ordinance of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, amending the Code of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, by amending Chapter 66, “Taxation,” Article VI, “Ad Valorem Taxation,” Division 2, “Homestead Exemption for Low income Elderly Persons,” adopting property tax exemption under State Amendment 11 for qualifying income seniors, 65 years of age or older, who are living in a residence for 25 years or more, with a homestead property valued under $250,000.00; Providing for submission of appropriate documentation to the Miami Dade County Property Appraiser; Providing for repealer provision, severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date. (This ordinance does not affect the 2015 Tax Year or the FY 2016 City Budget; it would affect the 2016 Tax Year and the FY 2017 City Budget).
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
11/10/20152015-30
15-4548ResolutionA Resolution amending Ordinance 2015-17, as amended, waiving all city permit fees for solar panels, and providing for an effective date.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
12/8/20152015-304
15-4582OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commissioner of Coral Gables, Florida, amending the City of Coral Gables Code by creating Section 2 801,”Prohibition on use of Polystyrene” in Article VIII Procurement Code, and amending the City Code by creating Section 62 230 “Prohibition on use of Polystyrene” in Article VIII Special Events, and amending the City Code by creating Article VIII “Sale, Use of Distribution of Polystyrene by Businesses within the City” in Chapter 34 Nuisance, of the City Code; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
2/9/20162016-08
16-4728Agenda ItemDiscussion of potential ordinance allowing the riding of bicycles upon sidewalks on Miracle Mile, by repealing section 74-3 of the City Code.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
1/26/2016
16-4732Agenda ItemDiscussion of potential ordinance requiring silk screen barriers on construction sites next to waterways.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
1/26/2016
16-4734Agenda ItemStatus update on Green Corridor/Ygrene P.A.C.E. (Property Assessed Clean Energy) Program.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
1/26/2016
16-4735Agenda ItemDiscussion regarding formation of a Coral Gables Waterway Commission.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
1/26/2016
16-4779OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables creating in accordance with the City Code, Article III, Division 1, Section 2 64, a Waterway Advisory Board and setting forth guidelines by which such advisory board shall be governed, and providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification and providing for an effective date.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
2/9/20162016-15
16-4792Agenda ItemDiscussion regarding improving Citizens access to City information by making Board of Architects submittals and Board Meeting information easily assessible to residents online.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
2/9/2016
16-4812OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida, amending the Code of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, by revising Article V (“Noise”) of Chapter 34 (“Nuisances”), to establish quantitative noise level measurements with respect to certain categories of noise; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, and providing for an effective date.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
2/23/20162016-18
16-4873OrdinanceAn Emergency Ordinance of the City of Coral Gables granting Ordinance No. 2016 08 relating to the regulation of polystyrene a retroactive effective date of December 8, 2015 (the date of passage on First Reading), while continuing to maintain the same schedule as to enforcement, providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
3/15/20162016-19
16-4959ResolutionA Resolution providing City Commission policy direction to the City Attorney and City Staff, to prepare an Ordinance amending the Art in Public Places Program, to provide for increased contributions for non municipal construction projects, including as to the use of funds for public parks and open spaces, for consideration by Planning and Zoning Board and City Commission.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
4/12/20162016-92
16-4961OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida, pursuant to the authority granted by the Dade County Home Rule Amendment to the Florida Constitution, conflicting with, modifying, and nullifying the preemption of polystyrene regulations in Chapter 2016 61, Laws of Florida (to be encoded as Section 500.90 of the Florida Statutes), to the extent that such preemption is a local, special, or general law applicable only to the City of Coral Gables in Miami Dade County, and determining that the City’s polystyrene regulations are not preempted and remain enforceable.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
4/12/20162016-28
16-5000OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables amending the City Code, Chapter 2, entitled “Administration,” Article XIII entitled “Procurement Code,” by adding a new Section 2 780, Procedure to provide a Buy American Preference in contracts for goods and general services; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, and providing for an effective date.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
5/24/20162016-30
16-5001OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables amending the City Code, Chapter 2, entitled “Administration,” Article XIII entitled “Procurement Code,” by adding a new Section 2 778, Sustainable (Green) Procurement and adding a new section 2 779, Procedure, to provide a preference for Sustainable Procurement in the purchase of goods and general services; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, and providing for an effective date.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
5/24/20162016-31
16-5002ResolutionDiscussion regarding state law relating to plastic bag regulations, including discussion of options for Commission action, provided by City Attorney.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
4/26/20162016-116
16-5142Agenda ItemDiscussion regarding open space requirements for developments in Coral Gables.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
6/14/2016
16-5155ResolutionA Resolution supporting the State Legislature’s efforts to amend Section 403.7033, Florida Statutes, to provide for local regulation of plastic bags or, alternatively, for the repeal of said statutory section, so that local governments are no longer preempted from enacting legislation regulating plastic bags; providing an effective date; and for other purposes.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
6/14/20162016-152
16-5160Agenda ItemDiscussion regarding Police hiring and recruitment.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
6/14/2016
16-5223Agenda ItemDiscussion regarding Landscape Standards in Coral Gables.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
7/26/2016
16-5372Agenda ItemDiscussion by Commissioner Lago related to notice of historic designation appeals before the City Commission, including recent appeal related to 229 Ridgewood Drive.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago) (To be heard at time of City Attorney Items)
9/13/2016
16-5400ResolutionDiscussion item expressing support for prohibition on hourly room rates for hotels and other overnight accommodations in Coral Gables as indicated in City Attorney Opinion 2016-064.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
9/28/20162016-224
16-5401ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, Censuring American Airlines, JetBlue, Spirit and all airlines engaging in National Origin Discrimination by flying to Cuba, and urging them to discontinue these flights, given that Cuba does not allow Cuban born flight crew members to stay overnight on the Island, and urging the Miami Dade County Board of County Commissioners to consider denying these Airlines access to and use of the Miami International Airport for any flights where National Origin Discrimination is occurring.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
9/28/20162016-225
16-5499OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida providing for a text amendment to the City of Coral Gables Official Zoning Code, Article 4, “Zoning Districts,” Division 4, “Prohibited Uses,” Section 4 411, “Parking in residential areas;” amending the provisions for loading and unloading of commercial vehicles within residential districts and within a specified distance of residential districts; providing a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date. (10 19 16 PZB recommended approval; Vote 5 Yes 0 No)
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
12/6/20162016-58
16-5511Agenda ItemDiscussion regarding the possibility of holding evening City Commission Meetings specific to items requiring public input.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago and Commissioner Slesnick)
11/15/2016
16-5516ResolutionDiscussion regarding confirmation of City Commission consensus for certain new neighborhood initiatives to slow traffic, improve recycling, and enhance community aesthetics.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
11/15/20162016-265
16-5538Agenda ItemDiscussion item regarding Miami Dade County Resolution No. R 822 16 urging municipalities within Miami Dade County to partner with the County to secure state and federal funding to assist with eliminating septic systems and converting to sewer system.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
11/15/2016
16-5539OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida, creating Article VIII, under Chapter 14 of the City of Coral Gables Code prohibiting hourly hotel/motel rentals, providing a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, enforceability and providing for an effective date.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
12/6/20162016-60
16-5551OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida, amending Section 105 26 of the City of Coral Gables Code to prohibit certain exterior construction on Saturdays (Along with Sundays and Holidays) in residential zones or within 100 feet of residential zones, providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, enforceability and providing for an effective date.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
1/10/20172017-02
16-5583OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, creating Section 74 5 of the City of Coral Gables Code to lower speed limits to 25 miles per hour on residential local roads maintained by the City of Coral Gables, providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, enforceability, and providing for an effective date.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
5/9/20172017-14
17-5728ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, directing the City Attorney’s Office and City Administration to research and draft a City of Coral Gables Parking Code to include control over types of violations, fine amounts and the appeals process.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
1/24/20172017-25
17-5831Presentation/Protocol DocumentPresentation by Girl Scout Madeleine Salman regarding Solar Power Charging Options in Public Spaces.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
2/28/2017
17-5850Agenda ItemDiscussion regarding City Swales.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
2/28/2017
17-5869OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida, requiring landscape maintenance contractors, tree trimmers, gardeners and others similarly situated, to register vehicles with the City prior to performing any work in the City; providing for repealer provision, severability clause, codification, enforceability, and providing for an effective date. (The term "vehicles" in this ordinance refers to motorized ones).
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
3/28/20172017-10
17-5900OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, amending the City of Coral Gables Code by: Creating Section 62 245 “Prohibition on Use of Single Use Carry Out Plastic Bags” In Chapter 62, Article VII Special Events; and Creating Article IX “Sale, Use or Distribution of Single Use Carry Out Plastic Bags by Retail Establishments within the City” In Chapter 34 entitled Nuisance, of the City Code; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, enforceability, and providing for an effective date.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
5/9/20172017-13
17-5932ResolutionA Resolution authorizing City Staff to interpret Sections 5 119(A)(7), (B)(10), and 4 206(B)(4) of the City’s Zoning Code to include a request for a proffer by the applicant that smoking will be prohibited in outdoor dining areas, conditions of approval, and the establishment of a bonus program.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
3/28/2017
17-5934ResolutionA Resolution approving an interlocal and mutual aid agreement between the City of Miami and the City of Coral Gables providing for the creation of a joint enforcement zone, provision of law enforcement services and creating a multi-agency anti-prostitu...3/28/20172017-70
17-5940ResolutionA Resolution approving an Interlocal and Mutual Aid Agreement between the City of Miami and the City of Coral Gables providing for the creation of a joint enforcement zone, provision of law enforcement services and creating a multi agency anti prostitution and human trafficking task force.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
3/28/2017
17-6037Agenda ItemDiscussion regarding peafowl in the City of Coral Gables.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
5/9/2017
17-6102Agenda ItemDiscussion and/or action by the City Commission under Section 14 of the City Charter regarding Major Terry Molina (including review of any determination by the City Manager under Section 13 of the City Charter, as well as the recommendation by the Police Chief, as part of any final Commission decision).
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
5/30/2017
17-6107Agenda ItemDiscussion regarding goals and priorities for Special Events in Coral Gables.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
5/30/2017
17-6115ResolutionDIscussion regarding the PACE program's expansion in the CIty of Coral Gables to have multiple provider options for its residents.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
5/30/20172017-108
17-6122ResolutionStatus update regarding request for TPO membership for the City of Coral Gables.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
5/30/20172017-110
17-6139Agenda ItemA discussion regarding the possible trimming by the Florida Department of Transportation of the specimen trees located in front of Coral Gables Senior High School.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
6/13/2017
17-6148Agenda ItemA discussion regarding the progress of the Public Safety Building's design and RFQ for construction.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
6/13/2017
17-6150OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida providing for text amendments to the City of Coral Gables Official Zoning Code, by amending Article 4, “Zoning Districts,” Section 4 201, “Mixed Use District (MXD);” Article 5, “Development Standards,” Section 5 604, “Coral Gables Mediterranean Style Design Standards,” and Section 5 1105, “Landscape Requirements;” and Article 8, “Definitions,” to increase the requirements for landscaped open space and clarify what constitutes open space; providing for a repealer provision, providing for a severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
6/13/2017
17-6165OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida, amending Chapter 62, of the City of Coral Gables Code, to authorize the City Manager to declare and establish Play Streets, providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
7/11/20172017-29
17-6174Agenda ItemA discussion regarding interactive solar installations by FPL such as solar trees on Miracle Mile, Giralda Avenue and other locations throughout the City.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
6/13/2017
17-6202ResolutionA discussion regarding the City supporting Active Design Miami, an approach to encourage design and policy strategies for healthier communities developed by the Miami Center for Architecture and Design.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
6/13/20172017-151
17-6214Agenda ItemA discussion regarding bike sharing programs in the City of Coral Gables.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
7/11/2017
17-6216Agenda ItemA discussion regarding smart parking technology.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
7/11/2017
17-6263ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, requesting that Miami-Dade County amend its Code Section 5-16 to recognize Municipal Authority to regulate peafowl.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
7/11/20172017-204
17-6296Agenda ItemA discussion regarding the City's participation in Bloomberg Philanthropies Mayor's Challenge.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
7/11/2017
17-6298ResolutionProposed settlement between the City and Randy Hoff.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
7/11/20172017-203
17-6322Agenda ItemA presentation by staff regarding the recycling bin pilot and a discussion on recycling in downtown Coral Gables.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
9/12/2017
17-6332Agenda ItemA discussion regarding Ordinance relating employees running for office.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
8/29/2017
17-6333ResolutionA discussion regarding adoption of Commissioner Ordinance.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
8/29/20172017-232
17-6339ResolutionA Resolution supporting the historical significance of St. Mary’s First Missionary Baptist Church.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
9/12/2017
17-6403ResolutionAn update on the PACE program's expansion in the City of Coral Gables to have multiple provider options for its residents.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
8/29/20172017-233
17-6404Agenda ItemA discussion on metal roofs in Coral Gables.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
8/29/2017
17-6411ResolutionA Resolution directing staff to advertise a Request for Letters of Interest (RFLI) regarding the launch of a twelve (12) month pilot for a stationless bike-share service in the City of Coral Gables.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
(Sponsored by Com...
8/29/20172017-239
17-6465Agenda ItemA discussion of funding options for the Underline project.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
9/12/2017
17-6497OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida identifying the Duties and Powers of Each Member of the City Commission (Including the Mayor and Vice Mayor) and creating Section 2 29 of the Code of the City of Coral Gables entitled “Commissioners; Duties and Powers” establishing the function, duties, and responsibilities of the Office of the Commissioner; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, Codification, and providing for an effective date.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
9/12/2017
17-6499OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida, identifying the Duties and Powers of each Member of the City Commission (including the Mayor and Vice Mayor in their roles as Commissioners) and creating Section 2 29 of the Code of the City of Coral Gables entitled “Commissioners; Duties and Powers,” establishing the functions, duties, and responsibilities of the Office of Commissioner; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
10/10/20172017-39
17-6512OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida providing for text amendments to the City of Coral Gables Official Zoning Code, by amending Article 5, “Development Standards,” Section 5 1409, “Amount of Required Parking,” to establish provisions for electric vehicle charging stations; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date. (11.08.17 PZB recommended approval, Vote: 7 0)
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
1/9/20182018-01
17-6522OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida, amending Chapter 10 of the City of Coral Gables Code Entitled “Animals” by creating Section 10 4 entitled “Peafowl,” providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, enforceability, and providing for an effective date.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
10/10/20172017-40
17-6527Agenda ItemA discussion regarding regulation of medical marijuana treatment centers prior to second reading of proposed ordinance related thereto.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
9/26/2017
17-6535ResolutionA discussion and possible action regarding formation of a blue ribbon committee consisting of knowledgeable disaster response and engineering professionals to provide proactive recommendations based on the Hurricane Irma experience for future disaster planning and response, including an assessment of related infrastructure, as to the City of Coral Gables, Florida Power and Light, and other utilities.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
9/26/20172017-285
17-6536ResolutionA discussion regarding the possibility of authorizing City staff to secure three competitive bids from qualified bidders for city wide undergrounding, and developing a methodology, funding strategy, and timeline to accomplish city wide undergrounding in the most expeditious and efficient matter.
(Sponsored by Mayor Valdes Fauli)
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
(Sponsored by Commissioner Quesada)
9/26/20172017-284
17-6581ResolutionA discussion on implementing a tracking tool to keep track of requests made by the Commission.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
10/10/20172017-307
17-6600Agenda ItemA discussion regarding the US-1 Corridor Study.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
10/10/2017
17-6656ResolutionA discussion regarding potentially changing the trees along Granada Groves Court.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
10/24/20172017-326
17-6657Agenda ItemA discussion regarding the addition of a dog park in the City Coral Gables.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
(Sponsored by Commissioner Mena)
10/24/2017
17-6739Agenda ItemA discussion regarding the City's potential action plan relating to damaged swales as a result of Hurricane Irma.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
11/14/2017
17-6764Agenda ItemUpdate on City-wide LED lighting initiative.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
11/14/2017
17-6777ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, directing the City’s Administration to make opposition to Senate Bill 574 part of the City’s Legislative Agenda and urging the Florida House of Representatives and Senate not to adopt Senate Bill 574 or similar legislation.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
11/14/20172017-342
17-6779OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida amending the City Code, Chapter 82, entitled “Vegetation”; to include additional measures to review and protect trees; to set procedures to evaluate tree protection and removal; to set an appeals process for a Tree Permit denial; to establish a Tree Trust Fund for the purposes of maintaining and increasing the City tree canopy from tree mitigation fund fees; and other measures as deemed as necessary for the preservation and enhancement of the City’s tree coverage; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
12/5/20172017-45
17-6814ResolutionA discussion and possible action regarding funding of The Underline with impact fees from new developments
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
12/5/20172017-357
17-6817ResolutionA discussion for the City to possibly become a member of the Seawall Coalition.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
12/5/20172017-367
17-6829Agenda ItemA discussion and update from staff on the bike sharing program.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
12/5/2017
17-6833Agenda ItemA discussion regarding bulk trash pick-up and reviewing potential alternatives to trash pits.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
12/5/2017
17-6897OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida, amending Chapter 74 of the City of Coral Gables Code to make the act of obstructing lanes of traffic in commercial and mixed used zones a code enforcement violation with prescribed penalties; providing for repealer provision, severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
1/23/20182018-05
17-6909ResolutionA discussion regarding about the fallen bombax ceiba tree on San Lorenzo Avenue.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
1/9/20182018-09
17-6921Agenda ItemAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida, amending Chapter 74 of the City of Coral Gables Code to make the act of obstructing lanes of traffic in commercial and mixed used zones a code enforcement violation with prescribed penalties; providing for repealer, severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
1/9/2018
17-6940ResolutionA request to waive the special event fees, parking fees, and barricade fees for the "Wings for Wishes" event taking place in Coral Gables on Saturday, March 10, 2018 from 11:30 am to 4:00 pm.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
1/9/20182018-08
17-6956ResolutionA discussion of a new community platform called CityGrader, developed by a Coral Gables based business.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
1/9/20182018-12
18-6979Agenda ItemA discussion regarding Betsy Adams Garden Club Park.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
1/23/2018
18-6985Agenda ItemA discussion regarding the possibility of prohibiting the collection of cardboard in trash pits and requiring residents to break down and recycle cardboard material instead as part of their backyard recycling collection.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
2/13/2018
18-6998Agenda ItemAn update by staff regarding the comprehensive multi-modal transportation plan and a projected date for delivery of the plan.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
2/13/2018
18-7058Resolution A Resolution of the City Commission of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, establishing a Blue Ribbon Committee to review, analyze, and provide recommendations to the City Commission based on the recent experiences with Hurricane Irma and on the City of Coral Gables’ current level of preparedness for future natural disasters.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
2/13/20182018-66
18-7075OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida, requiring traffic studies for certain new developments; providing for repealer, severability, codification, enforceability and an providing for an effective date.
(Sponsored By Commissioner Mena)
(Sponsored By Commissioner Lago)
2/27/2018
18-7081Agenda ItemAn update from staff regarding the multi-modal transportation plan.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
2/27/2018
18-7083Agenda ItemAn update from staff regarding the parking garages on Andalusia Avenue.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
2/27/2018
18-7110OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida, requiring Traffic Studies for certain new developments; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, enforceability, and providing for an effective date.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Mena)
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
3/20/20182018-09
18-7123ResolutionA Resolution of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, providing for a preference to utilize Park Impact Fees for Park Acquisition unless such fees are otherwise earmarked for other park system improvements, and providing for an effective date.
(Sponsored By Commissioner Lago)
3/20/20182018-95
18-7178ResolutionA discussion regarding firearms and similar uses in the City’s Zoning Code.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Mena)
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
3/20/20182018-97
18-7183OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida providing for text amendments to the City of Coral Gables Official Zoning Code, Article 4, “Zoning Districts,” Division 2, “Overlay and Special Purpose Districts,” Section 4 201, “Mixed Use District (MXD),” amending parking requirements for MXD projects less than forty five (45) feet in height; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date. (03 14 18 PZB recommended approval, Vote 5 0; 05 24 18 Parking Advisory Board supported draft amendment) (Changing the Zoning Code to allow small, 3 story mixed use buildings in the Industrial Districts to be built up to 45 feet without providing minimum on site parking.)
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
6/12/20182018-21
18-7201OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida amending the City Code, Chapter 74, entitled “Traffic and Vehicles”; to include additional definitions; additional prohibitions; additional provisions; providing for administrative appeal procedures; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date.
(Sponsored By Commissioner Lago)
5/8/20182018-17
18-7209OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida amending the City Code, Chapter 1 General Provisions, Section 1 7 entitled “Penalties” to include additional penalties for violations of Chapter 74 , entitled “Traffic and Vehicles; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date.
(Sponsored By Commissioner Lago)
5/8/20182018-16
18-7271ResolutionA Resolution for the City of Coral Gables, Florida, providing for a preference to utilize Park Impact Fees for Park Acquisition, unless such fees are otherwise earmarked for other park system improvements and providing for an effective date.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
4/24/20182018-122
18-7273ResolutionA discussion regarding safety measures in public schools located within the City, including the placing of CGPD officers at those public schools that do not have an SRO (School Resource Officer) assigned and the connectivity of cameras to CGPD.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
5/8/20182018-134
18-7310ResolutionA discussion regarding Antiquera Residential Parking Zone.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
5/8/20182018-135
18-7329Agenda ItemAn update on investigation into the author of anonymous letter.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
(Sponsored by Commissioner Mena)
5/8/2018
18-7395Agenda ItemPersonal Appearance by the Historic Preservation Association of Coral Gables regarding the historic white way lights.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
5/22/2018
18-7431Agenda ItemA discussion regarding the placement of City parking garage electric charging stations solely for the use of fully electric vehicles.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
5/22/2018
18-7451OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida providing for text amendments to the City of Coral Gables Official Zoning Code, Article 3, “Development Review,” Division 10, “Transfer of Development Rights,” providing a procedure to transfer development rights in return for conveyance of open space to the City; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date. (06 13 18 PZB recommended approved, Vote 6 0) (Sponsored by Commissioner Lago) (Provide a procedure in the Zoning Code to transfer development rights to create city parks)8/28/20182018-26
18-7519ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of Coral Gables urging The Miami-Dade County Board of Commissioners to deny the proposal to extend SR-836, known as “Kendall Parkway.” Project
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
6/12/20182018-159
18-7528Agenda ItemUpdate regarding Peafowl.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
6/12/2018
18-7540Agenda ItemDiscussion regarding a memo distributed to the Commission on June 1, 2018 entitled "Interfering with the Hiring Process".
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
6/12/2018
18-7542Agenda ItemA follow-up and update from staff on previous dicussions pertaining to the hiring of retired police officers to patrol Coral Gables schools.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
6/12/2018
18-7632ResolutionDiscussion regarding LaSalle Dry Cleaner’s proposed demolition.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Mena)
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
7/10/20182018-175
18-7636ResolutionDiscussion regarding individuals who opted out of the class in Murrhee v. City of Coral Gables, Case. No. 13-20731 CA (13) (Fla. 11th Cir. Ct.)
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
7/10/20182018-207
18-7644OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida, amending the City Code, Chapter 2, Entitled “Administration,” Article XIII Entitled “Procurement Code,” by Amending Section 2 607, “Exemptions” to include a Notification Requirement for Contracts over a Certain Amount; Providing for Severability, Repealer and an Effective Date.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
7/10/2018
18-7707ResolutionA discussion on toxic algae blooms near Lake Okeechobee and the importance of raising awareness about water quality and environmental concerns that exist in our state.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
8/28/20182018-228
18-7745Agenda ItemStaff Update regarding conversion of street lights to LED.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
8/28/2018
18-7789OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida, amending the City Code, Chapter 2, Entitled “Administration,” Article XIII Entitled “Procurement Code,” by amending Section 2 607, “Exemptions” to include a Notification Requirement for Contracts over a certain amount; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, and providing for an effective date.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
9/11/20182018-38
18-7795Agenda ItemAn update and overview by the Office of Public Safety of the school safety measures practiced in Coral Gables public schools.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
8/28/2018
18-7796Agenda ItemAn update and overview by the Office of Public Safety of the school safety measures practiced in Coral Gables public schools.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
8/28/2018
18-7857Agenda ItemUpdate on migration of parking code from the County.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
9/11/2018
18-7868Agenda ItemA discussion regarding electric vehicle charging requirements in the City’s Zoning Code. (Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)9/25/2018
18-7878Agenda ItemTimeline on migration of Parking Code.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago).
9/25/2018
18-7880Agenda ItemA discussion regarding electric vehicle charging requirements in the City’s Zoning Code.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
9/25/2018
18-7904Agenda ItemA discussion to clearly define 'open space' as 'green space' within the propery line for new developments.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
9/25/2018
18-7907Agenda ItemA discussion regarding bike rack locations.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
9/25/2018
18-7965ResolutionA Resolution accepting the recommendation of the Procurement Officer, pursuant to Section 2 501 of the City's Procurement Code and authorizing the City Manager to enter into a professional service agreement with Millenium Services, Inc. to provide security guard services to a city managed special taxing district.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
10/9/20182018-273
18-7990Agenda ItemA discussion regarding electric vehicle charging requirements in the City's Zoning Code.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
10/23/2018
18-8009Agenda ItemDiscussion regarding regulation of plastic beverages straws.
(Co-sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
10/23/2018
18-8025Agenda ItemAn update from staff regarding the comprehensive sanitation plan.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
10/23/2018
18-8026Agenda ItemA discussion and update from staff regarding the development known as Douglas Station.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
10/23/2018
18-8110Agenda ItemA discussion on County signage requirements for traffic calming initiatives.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Lago)
11/13/2018
18-8122Agenda ItemAn update from staff regarding 2341 S. Le Jeune Rd. (LaSalle Building).
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
12/11/2018
18-8138OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, amending the City of Coral Gables Code by:
Creating Section 2 731 “Prohibition on Use of Single Use Plastic Beverage Straws and Single Use Plastic Stirrers by City Contractors in Chapter 2 Administration, Article VIII Procurement Code.
Creating Section 62 264 “Prohibition on Use of Single Use Plastic Beverage Straws and Single Use Plastic Stirrers” in Chapter 62 Streets, Sidewalks and Other Public Places, Article VII Special Events and Parades;
providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, enforceability, and providing for an effective date.
(Sponsored by Mayor Valdes Fauli)
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
1/8/20192019-01
18-8164Agenda ItemAn update and discussion on reducing the number of unnecessary signage throughout the City.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
12/11/2018
18-8166Agenda ItemAn update on LED streetlight conversions.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
12/11/2018
18-8246ResolutionA discussion regarding tree houses.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
1/8/20192019-14
19-8280OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida providing for text amendments to the City of Coral Gables Official Zoning Code, by amending Article 5, “Development Standards,” Section 5 1409, “Amount of Required Parking,” revising the existing electric vehicle charging requirements for new construction; providing for a repealer provision, providing for a severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date.
(02 13 19 PZB recommended approval, Vote 4 1) (Revise existing electric vehicle charging requirements)
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
3/26/20192019-19
19-8288ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, adopting a policy for City Commissioner expense accounts/office budgets.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
1/22/20192019-55
19-8308Agenda ItemStatus updates on the Enrique "Henry" Cepero Memorial Park, Blue Road and Biltmore Drive Open Space.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
(Sponsored by Commissioner Mena)
1/22/2019
19-8316Agenda ItemAn update on the barricades at Betsy Adams Park.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
(Sponsored by Commissioner Mena)
1/22/2019
19-8318Agenda ItemA discussion on the open space on Blue Road and Biltmore Drive.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
1/22/2019
19-8338OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida, amending section 54 86, Chapter 54, Article III of the City of Coral Gables Code to move “cardboard” from the definition of “household refuse” to the definition of “recyclable material” so that cardboard must be segregated as a recyclable material pursuant to section 54 149; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
2/26/20192019-10
19-8363Agenda ItemA discussion regarding undergrounding workshop and Section 5-2201 of the Zoning Code entitled "Requirement for underground utilities."
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
2/12/2019
19-8429ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida in support of Senate Bill 214 and House Bill 85, an act related to onsite sewage treatment and disposal systems, and making support of Senate Bill 214 and House Bill 85 part of the City’s Legislative Agenda.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
2/26/20192019-70
19-8455ResolutionA Resolution supporting Senate Bill 78 and House Bill 169, requiring a Sea Level Impact Projection (Slip) Study published and approved by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, before state financed constructors may build certain structures in coastal areas.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
2/26/20192019-71
19-8456ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, condemning AirBnB Inc.'s decision to remove listings of rentals in Israeli settlements in the West Bank; and, directing the City Clerk to transmit a copy of this resolution to the officials designated herein.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
2/26/2019
19-8542Agenda ItemA discussion regarding a potential memorial plaque on the traffic circle located near St. Augustine Church in memory of Monsignor Tomas Marin.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
3/26/2019
19-8557Agenda ItemA discussion regarding open space.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
3/26/2019
19-8559Agenda ItemA discussion regarding Earth Hour on March 30, 2019.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
3/26/2019
19-8568Agenda ItemAn update from staff regarding the Monegro Project.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
3/26/2019
19-8693Agenda ItemAn update regarding the tree beautification on Bird Road from Ponce de Leon Blvd. to Red Road.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
5/14/2019
19-8695Agenda ItemAn update on the Million Orchid Project.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
5/14/2019
19-8700Agenda ItemA discussion regarding illegal dumping on Red Road/57th Ave and an update on city-wide trash pit assessment.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
5/14/2019
19-8701Agenda ItemAn update regarding the US-1 corridor study.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
5/14/2019
19-8704Agenda ItemA discussion regarding HB 1159 (Property Rights and Tree Trimming) and SB 1000 (Communication Services).
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
6/11/2019
19-8746ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, directing the City Manager and City Attorney to request "Ball Park" estimates to underground all power and utility lines throughout the entire City from Florida Power and Light and other applicable utilities, and present said estimates to the City Commission once they are obtained.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
5/28/20192019-132
17-6514OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida providing for text amendments to the City of Coral Gables Official Zoning Code, by amending Article 3, “Development Review,” Division 5, “Planned Area Development” Section 3 502, “Standards and Criteria;” Article 4, “Zoning Districts,” Section 4 201, “Mixed Use District (MXD);” Article 5, “Development Standards,” Section 5 604, “Coral Gables Mediterranean Style Design Standards,” and Section 5 1105, “Landscape Requirements;” and Article 8, “Definitions,” to clarify what constitutes open space; providing for a severability clause, repealer provision, codification, and providing for an effective date. (Updating Zoning Code to clarify what constitutes as required open space)
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
5/28/20192019-21
19-8750ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida urging Governor DeSantis to veto House Bill 1159, a bill related to tree trimming and regulation.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Keon)
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
5/28/20192019-133
19-8767OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida, amending Chapter 74, "Traffic and Vehicles” of the City of Coral Gables Code to provide additional definitions and prohibit privately owned, metered surface parking lot operators from issuing parking violations to motor vehicles parked in said privately owned, metered surface parking lots, and Chapter 1, "General Provisions", Section 1 7 entitled “Penalties” to include additional penalties for violations of Chapter 74; providing for repealer provision, severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
(Sponsored by Commissioner Mena)
10/8/20192019-37
19-8769ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of the City of Coral Gables authorizing the City Manager to establish and implement a Civic Internship Program, known as the City of Coral Gables Page Program, for 15 18 year old students, for the purpose of introducing students to local government, policy making, and public service and to begin the Summer of 2019.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
6/11/2019
19-8804ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, authorizing the City Manager to establish and implement a Civic Internship Program, known as the “City of Coral Gables Page Program” for 15 18 year old students, for the purpose of introducing high school students to local government, policymaking, and public service, and to begin the Summer of 2019.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
6/11/20192019-182
19-8873Agenda ItemA discussion regarding the City's waterways.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
7/9/2019
19-8912Agenda ItemPersonal Appearance by Miami-Dade Property Appraiser, Pedro Garcia.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
7/9/2019
19-8913Agenda ItemStatus update from Staff regarding the Monegro Project.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
7/9/2019
19-8914Agenda ItemA discussion regarding outdoor seating at Wolfe’s Wine Shoppe.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
7/9/2019
19-8920Agenda ItemAn update from staff regarding existing restrictive covenants that hold property owners responsible for the maintenance of surrounding areas.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
7/9/2019
19-8923ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, directing the City Clerk and City Manager to set certain City Commission Meetings to begin after 5:00pm, and directing the City Clerk and City Manager to set matters of great public importance to be heard after 5:00pm.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
7/9/2019
19-8935ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, encouraging the Florida Public Service Commission to set meaningful, impactful, and ambitious Energy Efficiency Goals.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
7/9/20192019-217
19-9021ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, in support of S. 2302, “America’s Transportation Infrastructure Act of 2019.”
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
8/27/20192019-253
19-9024Agenda ItemA discussion regarding incentives to certain employees receiving a car allowance who chose electric vehicles.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
8/27/2019
19-9026ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, strongly urging the City of Miami and Miami-Dade County to adopt legislation prohibiting hourly hotel/motel rentals within the City of Miami and Miami-Dade County.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Keon)
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
8/27/20192019-255
19-9066Agenda ItemA discussion regarding next steps relating to polystyrene and plastic bag litigation.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
8/27/2019
19-9067ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, urging the Florida Legislature to repeal Sections 403.708, 403.7033, and 500.90, Florida Statutes and reject any other Statutes that inhibit a local government’s ability to regulate expanded polystyrene or single use plastic bags, and requesting the support of Governor Ron DeSantis in those efforts.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
8/27/20192019-249
19-9069OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida providing for text amendments to the City of Coral Gables Official Zoning Code, Article 5, “Development Standards,” Division 8, “Docks, Wharves, Mooring Piles and Watercraft Moorings,” updating side setback requirements and allowing multi level docks below established grade, providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date. (ZC Text Amendment re docks) (10 16 19 PZB recommended approval with modifications, Vote 5 1)
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
11/12/20192019-38
19-9080ResolutionA discussion regarding "Little Free Libraries" in Coral Gables.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago).
8/27/20192019-256
19-9081ResolutionA discussion on extending the Coral Gables trolley service to include service on weekends.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
8/27/20192019-251
19-9090OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida, providing for text amendments to the City of Coral Gables Official Zoning Code, Article 4, “Zoning Districts,” Section 4 206, “Business Improvement Overlay District (BIOD),” to permit a conditional use for outdoor seating for nonrestaurant facilities fronting Miracle Mile and Giralda Plaza; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date. (ZC Text Amendment re nonrestaurant facilities public outdoor seating)
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
10/8/20192019-34
19-9133ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, recognizing Constitution Day and Citizenship Day and honoring all those, and law enforcement officers in particular, who have sworn an oath to uphold the Constitution.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
9/10/2019
19-9148Agenda ItemPersonal Appearance by Olga Granda, Artistic Director and CEO to the Sanctuary of the Arts.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
9/10/2019
19-9149ResolutionA discussion regarding the Coral Gables trolley and potential funding mechanisms to extend its hours of operation to include weekends.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
9/10/20192019-270
19-9150Agenda ItemA discussion regarding septic vs. sewage systems.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
9/10/2019
19-9151ResolutionAn update on the open space area on Blue Road.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
9/10/20192019-271
19-9165ResolutionA discussion regarding the 6th Annual Wings for Wishes event in Coral Gables.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
10/8/20192019-301
19-9184ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida, opposing preemption of City Authority regarding the deployment of small cell technology in City public rights-of-way and urging the Florida Legislature to repeal Section 337.401(7), Florida Statutes; providing for an effective date.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
10/8/20192019-307
19-9185ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, urging the Florida Legislature to amend F.S. 163.08 to add seawall construction and other flood protection improvements as qualifying improvements for property assessed clean energy programs.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
10/8/20192019-303
19-9234Agenda ItemAn update regarding Cocoplum resurfacing and Miami-Dade County.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
10/8/2019
19-9267OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City of Coral Gables, Florida amending the City of Coral Gables Code Chapter 78, Article I, Section 78 1 entitled "Restricted Use of Utility Easement Property", and Chapter 1, "General Provisions", Section 1 7 entitled "Penalties" to include additional penalties for violations of Section 78 1; providing for repealer provision, severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
1/14/20202020-01
19-9269ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commisson of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, urging the Miami-Dade County Commission to complete the Old Cutler Bike Trail along Old Cutler Road.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
10/22/20192019-323
19-9276Agenda ItemA discussion regarding homeless individuals in Coral Gables.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
10/22/2019
19-9277Agenda ItemA discussion regarding dredging in the Coral Gables waterway and water quality testing using tracers.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
10/22/2019
19-9278Agenda ItemA discussion regarding ride sharing drivers stationed near the Cocoplum Circle and the existing conditions surrounding the Cocoplum Circle.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
10/22/2019
19-9280ResolutionPersonal Appearance by Jennifer Peña, Chief Administrative Officer for Kristi House Inc., a child advocacy center for Miami Dade County, serving child victims of abuse and sex trafficking for 25 years.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
10/22/20192019-319
19-9296ResolutionPersonal Appearance by Chairman of the Board of Director of The Everglades Foundation, Carlos de la Cruz, Jr. who will discuss the importance of reoccurring Everglades restoration funding.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago).
10/22/20192019-318
19-9306ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, in support of Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Commissioner Fried's Legislative Package of Bills to address energy efficiency, climate change resiliency, and clean energy research.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
(Sponsored by Mayor Valdes Fauli)
10/22/20192019-320
19-9308Agenda ItemA discussion regarding a skate park proposal.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
11/12/2019
19-9327ResolutionA discussion regarding process for appeals from decisions of the Historic Preservation Board.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
11/12/20192019-335
19-9376ResolutionUpdate regarding Trolley Expansion.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
11/12/20192019-340
19-9389ResolutionA discussion regarding historic Whiteway Lights.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago).
11/12/20192019-336
19-9397ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida directing the City Manager and City Attorney to proceed with preliminary analysis and preparation, community engagement, project scoping, and to schedule one or more workshops on or before early April 2020 in connection with the potential citywide conversion of overhead utilities to underground utilities.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
11/12/20192019-346
19-9414Agenda ItemA discussion regarding the upcoming sale of a City Emergency Response Vehicle.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
(Sponsored by Commissioner Fors, Jr.)
11/12/2019
19-9430OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, providing for text amendments to the City of Coral Gables Official Zoning Code, Article 3, “Development Review”, Section 3 606 to include Dade Heritage Trust, Inc. as party that may appeal decisions of the Historic Preservation Board; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date. (01 08 2020 PZB recommended denial, Vote: 4 2)
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
(Sponsored by Commissioner Mena)
5/26/20202020-14
19-9431ResolutionA Resolution approving a combined Interlocal and Mutual Aid agreement between the City of Coral Gables and the City of West Miami, providing for the creation of a joint enforcement zone, provision of law enforcement services and creating a multi agency Anti prostitution & Human Trafficking Task Force.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
12/10/20192019-363
19-9432ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, amending Resolution No. 30201 and Resolution No. 2015-87 to increase the number of members of the School Community Relations Committee.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
12/10/20192019-364
19-9488Agenda ItemAn update on traffic calming initiatives between Blue Road and Miller Drive.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
12/10/2019
19-9489Agenda ItemA discussion regarding the sidewalks and overall maintenance at the intersection of Salzedo Street and Minorca Avenue.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
12/10/2019
19-9490Agenda ItemA discussion on a tree scheduled for removal on the 1400 block of Urbino.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
12/10/2019
19-9496OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City of Coral Gables, Florida providing for text amendments to the City of Coral Gables Official Zoning Code, Article 5, “Development Standards,” Division 13, “Miscellaneous Construction Requirements,” Section 5 1302, Sustainability Standards,” to amend the green building bond submittal requirements, providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, enforceability and an effective date.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
12/10/2019
19-9501OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida providing for a text amendment to the City of Coral Gables Official Zoning Code by amending Article 5, “Development Standards,” Division 1, “Accessory Uses,” Section 5 107, “Playhouse,” Section 5 109, “Recreational equipment,” and Article 8, “Definitions,” clarifying provisions for play structures and recreational equipment; providing for severability clause, repealer provision, codification, and providing for an effective date. (01 08 2020 PZB recommended approval with conditions, Vote 6 0)
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
5/12/2020
19-9502ResolutionA discussion of notice procedures applicable to conditional use permits for outdoor seating for nonrestaurant facilities.
(Sponsored by Commissioner Fors, Jr.)
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
12/10/20192019-365
19-9519OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City of Coral Gables, Florida providing for text amendments to the City of Coral Gables Official Zoning Code, Article 5, “Development Standards,” Division 13, “Miscellaneous Construction Requirements,” Section 5 1302, “Sustainability Standards,” to amend the green building bond submittal requirements, providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, enforceability, and an effective date.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
1/14/2020
19-9520OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, amending the Code of Ordinances of the City of Coral Gables by amending Chapter 6, Section 6 4, “Administrative review by City Manager with approval by City Commission for retail beverage and retail liquor store licenses issued to nonrestaurant facilities” to permit open air seating for nonrestaurant facilities that have obtained approval to sell alcoholic beverages; providing for a repealer provision, severability clause, codification, and providing for an effective date.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
(Sponsored by Commissioner Fors, Jr.)
1/28/20202020-02
19-9544Agenda ItemAn update from staff on the proposed notification process for tree removals in residential neighborhoods.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago).
1/14/2020
20-1059ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, supporting Florida Senate Bill 182 and Florida House Bill 6043, which if passed would repeal current state preemptions of local law relating to the regulation of expanded products, single use plastic bags, wrappings, and containers.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
1/28/20202020-33
20-1065ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, declaring a Climate Emergency, and urging the State of Florida and the United States Government to provide for resilient and sustainable communities and proper stewardship of the environment.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
(Sponsored by Mayor Valdes Fauli)
1/28/20202020-27
20-1073Agenda ItemPresentation of a check regarding the Galiano Green Project.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
1/28/2020
20-1074Agenda ItemUpdate on repairs to Salvadore Park.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
1/28/2020
20-1075ResolutionPresentation regarding Super Coral Play.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
1/28/20202020-29
20-1077Agenda ItemAn update on the recently approved inter-local and mutual aid agreement between the City of West Miami and the City of Coral Gables providing for the creation of a Joint Enforcement Zone provision of law enforcement and creating a multi-agency anti prostitution and human trafficking task force.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
1/28/2020
20-1125Agenda ItemAn update by the Coral Gables Police Chief on the strategies used to enforce the City’s 25 MPH speed limit on residential streets.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
2/11/2020
20-1126Agenda ItemAn update by staff on the Sustainability Management Plan.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
2/11/2020
20-1181Agenda ItemA discussion regarding possible City-sponsorship of "La Feria de Abril" kick-off event to be held in May 2020.
(Sponsored by Mayor Valdes-Fauli)
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
2/25/2020
20-1198ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida urging the Florida Legislature to amend Section 500.90, Florida Statutes to grandfather-in the City’s polystyrene regulations, enacted as Ordinance 2016-08.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
2/25/20202020-59
20-1199ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, continuing the stay of enforcement of Chapter 34, Articles IX and X of the City Code in Response to the conclusion of all appeals in Florida Retail Federation, Inc. Et Al. V. the City of Coral Gables, Florida, continuing enforcement of Sections 2 730, 62 262, And 62 263 of the City Code, and encouraging businesses to continue complying with Chapter 34, Articles IX and X, by not resuming the use of products made with expanded polystyrene or single use plastic bags.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
2/25/20202020-58
20-1219ResolutionA Resolution regarding public comment at City Commission Meetings.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
3/10/2020
20-1244OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida, amending Section 2 79 of Chapter 2, Article III of the City Code, titled, “Order of Business” to establish an Open Public Comment section of the City Commission Meeting agenda, in addition to the public comments currently permitted in accordance with Sec. 286.0114, F.S., the Citizens Bill of Rights, and other applicable laws, to allow for members of the public to address the City Commission on any matter and providing for the imposition of time limitations; providing for repealer provision, severability clause, codification and providing for an effective date. (For ratification)
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
5/12/20202020-12
20-1270Presentation/Protocol DocumentA presentation by Leigh Kerdyk on the Girl Scouts Gold Award Venetian Pole Project.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
5/12/2020
20-1271Agenda ItemA Report to the City Commission of Coral Gables regarding the project coordination status and proposed preliminary budget for “La Feria de Abril” festival to be held on Giralda Plaza in May of 2020.
(Sponsored by Mayor Raul Valdes-Fauli)
(Sponsored b...
4/21/2020
20-1326ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, establishing the City of Coral Gables Business Recovery Task Force (“BRTF”) to advise the City and the Coral Gables Business Community, and develop a Community Wide Action Plan for the Resumption of Business in the City of Coral Gables.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
5/12/20202020-91
20-1364ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, directing staff to assist in identifying a park, open space, public facility or room to name in honor of Arva Moore Parks.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
5/26/20202020-118
20-1400ResolutionA Resolution of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, requesting the transfer of ownership of Solano Prado Park from Miami-Dade County to the City of Coral Gables and providing for an effective date.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
6/9/20202020-125
20-1417Agenda ItemA discussion regarding recent acute flooding in on certain streets in North Gables (including Asturia Avenue, Madeira Avenue, Monterey Street, Castile Avenue).
(Sponsored by Commissioner Fors)
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
6/10/2020
20-1431ResolutionA discussion regarding allocation of proceeds from the sale of the property located at 3501 Granada Boulevard.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
7/14/2020
20-1433ResolutionA Resolution of the Coral Gables Commission, authorizing the City Manager to enter into an amended and restated Memorandum of Understanding, in substantially the attached form, with Miami Dade County to fund the Underline Project with a sum certain of seven million dollars ($7,000,000), such funds to come from various sources appropriate for the funding.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
7/14/2020
20-1439Agenda ItemA discussion regarding the potential acquisition of Banyan Drive Park.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
7/14/2020
20-1440Agenda ItemA discussion regarding the Commodore Trail and a resolution urging the City Commission to accept funds from Miami Dade County through Commission Xavier Suarez’s Office and the People’s Transportation Plan to rehabilitate a portion of the Commodore Trail that runs through the City of Coral Gables.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago).
7/14/2020
20-1460Agenda ItemPresentation by Robert Martinez on the outcome of the anonymous letter investigation.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
7/14/2020
20-1464Agenda ItemDiscussion regarding Commercial and Residential Garbage Collection Services and RFP 2020-015.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
6/29/2020
20-1477Agenda ItemA discussion regarding the development of an action plan to address the open trash pits on the Red Road swale.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
7/14/2020
20-1478Agenda ItemA discussion regarding Red Road landscape improvements.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
7/14/2020
20-1505Agenda ItemUpdate regarding process for sale of Municipal Parking Lot 24 (Doctor’s Hospital Lot) located on the northwest corner of University Drive and Pisano Avenue.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
8/25/2020
20-1527ResolutionA discussion regarding extending the Donald R. Hopkins and William A. Cooper Scholarship program to include grants for graduate students who meet a pre-determined scholarship criteria and reside in the Macfarlane/Golden Gate community.
(Sponsored by V...
8/25/20202020-176
20-1556ResolutionA Resolution requesting the transfer of Snapper Creek Lakes Parkway from Miami Dade-County to the City of Coral Gables and approving the placement of a gate.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
8/25/2020
20-1572ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida, authorizing the City Manager to negotiate an Interlocal Agreement between the City of Coral Gables and Miami-Dade County relating to the installation of a pedestrian gate in Snapper Creek La...8/25/20202020-177
20-1574Agenda ItemA discussion requesting the transfer of ownership of Snapper Creek Lake Parkway from Miami-Dade County to the City of Coral Gables.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
8/25/2020
20-1575ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida, reaffirming Resolution 2019-323 and urging the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners to complete the Old Cutler Trail bicycle path along Old Cutler Road.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
8/25/20202020-178
20-1601ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission authorizing the City Manager to execute an Interlocal Agreement between the City of Coral Gables and Miami-Dade County for maintenance of the Underline in substantially the attached form.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor L...
9/8/20202020-198
20-1617ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission amending Resolution No. 2018-223, as amended by Resolution No. 2019-13, to direct the City Manager to allocate the proceeds of the contemplated sale of Municipal Parking Lot 24, located on the northwest corner of Uni...9/8/20202020-199
20-1618ResolutionA Resolution directing the Public Works Department to implement a pilot program, in the amount not to exceed $5,000, for the installation of grates at the openings of curb inlets in Downtown Coral Gables.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
9/8/20202020-200
20-1698Agenda ItemA presentation and update by staff regarding the donation of a stormwater filtration system by SCR Mechanical.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago).
9/22/2020
20-1699Agenda ItemA discussion regarding the 2020 International Coastal Cleanup in Coral Gables.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
9/22/2020
20-1700Agenda ItemA discussion regarding whether additional enforcement actions or penalties can be imposed against construction permit holders who violate the City Code by polluting storm drains with construction site water waste.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
9/22/2020
20-1270Presentation/Protocol DocumentA presentation by Leigh Kerdyk on the Girl Scouts Gold Award Venetian Pole Project.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
10/13/2020
20-1720OrdinanceOrdinance on First Reading (Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago). An Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida amending the Code of Ordinances, Chapter 86 “Waterways,” Article I “ In General”, Section 86-3 “Discharging garbage, trash, ect. in...10/13/2020
20-1747Agenda ItemAn update regarding the evaluation of trash pits along Red Road/57th Avenue.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
10/13/2020
20-1748Agenda ItemA discussion regarding landscape improvements along Red Road/57th Ave.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
10/13/2020
20-1763ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission of the City of Coral Gables, Florida, urging Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez to extend the county-wide curfew from 11:00 p.m. to midnight or, alternatively, to rescind the curfew, allowing individual munici...10/13/2020
20-1720OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida amending the Code of Ordinances, Chapter 86 “Waterways,” Article I “ In General”, Section 86-3 “Discharging garbage, trash, etc. into waterways.” by providing specific examples of prohibited ...10/27/20202020-29
20-1794Agenda ItemA discussion supporting a change to the law to permit septic to sewer conversion as referenced in a Board of County Commission Agenda Item No. 11(A)(9).
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
10/27/2020
20-1864ResolutionA Resolution appointing Luis Revuelta (Nominated by Vice Mayor Lago), to serve as a member of the Planning and Zoning Board, for the remainder of a two (2) year term which began on June 1, 2019 and continues through May 31, 2021.11/12/20202020-250
19-9501OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida providing for text amendments to the City of Coral Gables Official Zoning Code, by amending Article 3, “Uses,” Section 3-307, “Playhouse”, Section 3-309, “Recreational Equipment”, and Article...12/8/2020
20-1869Agenda ItemAn update regarding the City of Coral Gables being awarded Waste Management’s Think Green Grant in the amount of $2500, and a presentation by staff on the 2020 International Coastal Clean-up event.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago).
12/8/2020
20-1891ResolutionA Resolution of the City Commission directing the City Manager to conduct a Community Meeting in mid-January 2021 regarding the Zoning Code Update with extensive notice provided, for the purpose of staff explaining the proposed changes to the community...12/8/20202020-268
20-1900OrdinanceAn Ordinance of the City Commission of Coral Gables, Florida amending the Code of Ordinances, Chapter 54, "Solid Waste" to include Article IV "Recycling Program for Commercial Establishments and Multi-Family Residential Establishments" and Article V "D...1/12/2021
20-1905Agenda ItemAn update on the storm water purification pilot program located at the Riviera outfall and a presentation to address storm water pollution due to Coral Gables outfalls into Biscayne Bay.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago).
1/12/2021
20-1915Agenda ItemA presentation by Samuel Joseph, on the Summer Family Literacy Festival (SFLF) in Coral Gables.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
1/12/2021
20-1926Agenda ItemA presentation to reestablish native oysters to combat nutrient pollution in the Coral Gables Waterway.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago).
1/12/2021
20-1911Agenda ItemA presentation by staff regarding the San Amaro at Miller Roundabout.
(Sponsored by Vice Mayor Lago)
1/26/2021