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Meeting Name: County Commission Agenda status: Published
Meeting date/time: 11/17/2020 10:00 AM Minutes status: Published  
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   MEETING OF NOVEMBER 17, 2020  Not available
   Commissioner Rich participated telephonically for the entirety of the Consent Agenda.  Not available
   STATE OF THE COUNTY MESSAGE  Not available
   COMMISSION ELECTION OF MAYOR  Not available
   COMMISSION ELECTION OF VICE-MAYOR  Not available
   CONSENT AGENDA  Not available
   BOARD APPOINTMENTS  Not available
20-1956 1.MOTION TO APPROVE Board Appointments  Action details Not available
20-2110 1A.MOTION TO APPOINT Julie Fishman to the Human Rights Board. (Commissioner Furr) ACTION: (T-1:02 PM) Approved with Yellow-Sheeted Additional Material, dated November 17, 2020, submitted at the request of Commissioner Beam Furr. (Refer to Minutes for full discussion.) VOTE: 9-0. Commissioner Rich voted in the affirmative telephonically.  Action details Not available
   BROWARD MUNICIPAL SERVICES DISTRICT  Not available
20-1753 2.MOTION TO ADOPT Resolution No. 2020-683 authorizing the conveyance of a portion of County-owned property measuring 6,000 square feet, located at approximately 333 NW 27th Avenue in Broward Municipal Services District, in exchange for 6,001 square feet of property located at approximately 300 NW 27th Terrace in Broward Municipal Services District; authorize the Mayor and Clerk to execute all required documents to effectuate the exchange; and authorize recordation of the deeds. (Commission District 9)  Action details Video Video
   REGULAR AGENDA  Not available
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20-1529 3.MAYOR’S REPORT A. BOARD APPOINTMENTS ACTION: (T-1:28 PM) Mayor Geller referenced Non-Agenda Yellow-Sheeted Additional Material, dated November 17, 2020, submitted at the request of Mayor Geller as relates to Boards and agencies that he will be making appointments to. Mayor Geller asked the Board to provide information to his office by Monday, as appointments will be made at the next Commission Meeting. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.) (Scrivener’s Error - See County Administrator’s Report: Non-Agenda Item Currently reads: Page 2 under Juvenile Justice Board for 11/18-11/19-“Geller” Should Read: “Holness”) B. SOCIAL DISTANCING AND MASKS ACTION: (T-1:30 PM) Mayor Geller encouraged all to practice social distancing. In addition, Mayor Geller encouraged all to wear masks. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.)  Action details Not available
20-1528 4.COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT A. WELLNESS ACTION: (T-1:09 PM) County Administrator Bertha Henry reported on a project that she and Commissioner Bogen worked on relative to wellness, preventative care and cardiac scans. Ms. Henry reported that she received good news surrounding her recent scan. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.) ACTION: (T-1:10 PM) Commissioner Bogen encouraged all to seek wellness and preventative scans at Holy Cross Hospital. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.)  Action details Video Video
   SUPPLEMENTAL AGENDA  Not available
   COUNTY COMMISSION  Not available
20-2113 5.MOTION TO DIRECT Office of the County Attorney to draft agreements, upon finding that each such agreement would serve a County purpose, up to an aggregate not-to-exceed amount of $26,875, for an appropriate entity to provide goods and services related to Thanksgiving food distribution, to an appropriate entity that operates a cultural student exchange program, and to an appropriate entity in furtherance of COVID-19 education, with the amount of each such agreement to be determined by Commissioner Bogen; and authorizing the County Administrator to execute the agreements and take all administrative and budgetary actions required to implement same. (Commissioner Bogen)  Action details Not available
   NON-AGENDA  Not available
20-2181 6.CONGRATULATIONS - COMMISSIONER RICH ACTION: (T-1:13 PM) Commissioner Rich congratulated Mayor Geller and Vice-Mayor Udine for being elected to Mayor and Vice-Mayor of Broward County. In addition, Commissioner Rich thanked Mayor Geller for making additional comments today relative to COVID-19. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.)  Action details Not available
  7.SOLID WASTE - COMMISSIONER FURR ACTION: (T-1:14 PM) Commissioner Furr referenced a recent Solid Waste Working Group Meeting. Commissioner Furr noted that it appears that Solid Waste is working on either a dependent or independent district. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.)  Not available
20-2183 8.BRIGHTLINE - COMMISSIONER FURR ACTION: (T-1:15 PM) Commissioner Furr referenced a newspaper article in which Miami-Dade County passed the access fee for Brightline. Commissioner Furr encouraged future connectivity with Brightline. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.)  Action details Not available
  9.FUNDRAISING FOR ARTS AND CULTURE CENTER - COMMISSIONER FURR ACTION: (T-1:15 PM) Commissioner Furr noted that on Thursday he will be playing piano and fundraising for the Art and Cultural Center. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.)  Not available
  10.HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO COMMISSIONER FISHER - COMMISSIONER SHARIEF ACTION: (T-1:16 PM) Commissioner Sharief wished Commissioner Fisher an early Happy Birthday. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.)  Not available
20-2186 11.CONGRATULATIONS - THE BOARD ACTION: (T-1:17 PM) Board members congratulated each other on their elections. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.)  Action details Not available
20-2187 12.A CHALLENGING YEAR - COMMISSIONER SHARIEF ACTION: (T-1:17 PM) Commissioner Sharief recognized that this year has been a very challenging year for all. Commissioner Sharief commended County Administrator Bertha Henry and Deputy County Administrator Monica Cepero for all their work this past year. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.)  Action details Not available
20-2188 13.THANK YOU - VICE-MAYOR UDINE ACTION: (T-1:18 PM) Vice-Mayor Udine thanked everyone for their confidence, and commented that he looks forward to working with everyone again. In addition, Vice-Mayor Udine thanked Commissioner Holness for his work this past year as Mayor of Broward County. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.)  Action details Not available
20-2189 14.BROWARD HEALTH - THE BOARD ACTION: (T-1:19 PM) Board members recognized Gino Santorio’s great work with Broward Health. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.)  Action details Not available
20-2190 15.WORKING TOGETHER AS A COMMUNITY - COMMISSIONER HOLNESS ACTION: (T-1:19 PM) Commissioner Holness noted the importance of working together as one community. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.)  Action details Not available
20-2191 16.BUSINESS - COMMISSIONER HOLNESS ACTION: (T-1:21 PM) Commissioner Holness noted that yesterday afternoon he welcomed business delegates as he is working to enhance output at Port Everglades. In addition, Commissioner Holness noted that this afternoon he will be welcoming the Governor or Santander of Colombia. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.)  Action details Not available
20-2192 17.HAPPY THANKSGIVING - THE BOARD ACTION: (T-1:22 PM) Board members wished everyone a Happy Thanksgiving, and encouraged social distancing. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.)  Action details Not available
20-2193 18.THANK YOU - COMMISSIONER HOLNESS ACTION: (T-1:22 PM) Commissioner Holness thanked everyone for allowing him to serve as Mayor of Broward County this past year. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.)  Action details Not available
20-2194 19.BROWARD COUNTY - COMMISSIONER RYAN ACTION: (T-1:23 PM) Commissioner Ryan expressed excitement to work as a collaborative body to improve Broward County in the upcoming year. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.)  Action details Not available
20-2195 20.THANK YOU - COMMISSIONER BOGEN ACTION: (T-1:24 PM) Commissioner Bogen thanked County Administrator Bertha Henry, Deputy County Administrator Monica Cepero, and County Attorney Andrew J. Meyers for their hard work and availability. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.)  Action details Not available
20-2196 21.RECOGNITION OF LENNY VIALPANDO - COMMISSIONER BOGEN ACTION: (T-1:25 PM) Commissioner Bogen recognized Director of Environmental Protection and Growth Management Department Lenny Vialpando for all his work this past year. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.)  Action details Not available
20-2197 22.TESTING - COMMISSIONER BOGEN ACTION: (T-1:26 PM) Commissioner Bogen expressed hope that the Board can soon discuss testing at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.)  Action details Not available
20-2198 23.CARES ACT FUNDING - COMMISSIONER FISHER ACTION: (T-1:26 PM) Commissioner Fisher referenced CARES Act Funding, and asked County Administrator Bertha Henry if all monies will be spent. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.) In response to Commissioner Fisher, County Administrator Bertha Henry noted that all CARES Act funding will be spent. In addition, Ms. Henry referenced a memorandum that she sent to the Board two weeks ago relative to CARES dollars being spent around the country. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.)  Action details Not available
20-2199 24.HAPPY BIRTHDAY - COMMISSIONER FISHER ACTION: (T-1:27 PM) Commissioner Fisher wished Mabel Hurtado a Happy Birthday today. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.)  Action details Not available
20-2200 25.CONGRATULATIONS - COUNTY ATTORNEY ANDREW J. MEYERS ACTION: (T-1:30 PM) County Attorney Andrew J. Meyers congratulated Mayor Geller and Vice-Mayor Udine on their elections, as well as thanked Commissioner Holness for serving as Mayor of Broward County this past year. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.)  Action details Not available