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Meeting Name: County Commission Agenda status: Published
Meeting date/time: 1/12/2021 10:00 AM Minutes status: Published  
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   MEETING OF JANUARY 12, 2021  Not available
   Commissioner Rich participated telephonically for the entirety of the Commission Meeting.  Not available
   CONSENT AGENDA  Video Video
   BOARD APPOINTMENTS  Not available
20-2251 1.MOTION TO APPROVE Board Appointments  Action details Not available
20-2327 1A.MOTION TO APPOINT Daniel H. Lindblade to the Racial Equity Task Force. (Commissioner Fisher)  Action details Not available
20-2326 1B.MOTION TO APPOINT Ulrich “Ric” Green to the Consumer Protection Board. (Commissioner Fisher)  Action details Not available
20-2325 1C.MOTION TO APPOINT Denise Jordan to the Police and Criminal Justice Review Board. (Commissioner Fisher)  Action details Not available
20-2337 1D.A. MOTION TO APPOINT Newton Sanon to the Police and Criminal Justice Review Board. ACTION: (T-10:38 AM) Approved. VOTE: 9-0. Commissioner Rich voted in the affirmative telephonically. B. MOTION TO APPROVE waiver of conflict under Section 112.313(7)(a), Florida Statutes for Newton Sanon who holds an employment or contractual relationship with an entity who receives funds from Broward County. (Commissioner Holness) ACTION: (T-10:38 AM) Approved. VOTE: 9-0. Commissioner Rich voted in the affirmative telephonically.  Action details Not available
20-2376 1E.MOTION TO REAPPOINT Barbara S. Effman to the Broward Regional Health Planning Council. (Mayor Geller)  Action details Not available
21-029 1F.MOTION TO APPOINT Mimi Bright to the Racial Equity Task Force. (Vice-Mayor Udine)  Action details Not available
   PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT  Not available
   FACILITIES MANAGEMENT DIVISION  Not available
20-2340 2.A. MOTION TO APPROVE threshold increase for open-end Contract No. R1214808P1 (Branch Libraries) with Triangle Services of Florida, Inc. This increases the contract total not-to-exceed amount by $1,056,000; from $10,710,361 to $11,766,361 for the remainder of the contract’s current term through March 31, 2021. ACTION: (T-10:38 AM) Approved. VOTE: 9-0. Commissioner Rich voted in the affirmative telephonically. B. MOTION TO APPROVE threshold increase for open-end Contract No. R1214808P2 (Large Facilities, Group 1) with L & B Janitorial Services, Inc. This increases the contract total not-to-exceed amount by $770,028; from $5,865,818 to $6,635,846 for the remainder of the contract’s current term through March 31, 2021. ACTION: (T-10:38 AM) Approved. VOTE: 9-0. Commissioner Rich voted in the affirmative telephonically. C. MOTION TO APPROVE threshold increase for open-end Contract No. R1214808P3 (Large Facilities, Group 2) with L & B Janitorial Services, Inc. This increases the contract total not-to-exceed amount by $269,518; from $3,392,080 to $3,661,598 for the remainder o  Action details Not available
   WATER AND WASTEWATER ENGINEERING DIVISION  Not available
20-2159 3.MOTION TO APPROVE Second Amendment to Agreement between Broward County and Brown and Caldwell, for Consultant Engineering Services for Reclaimed Water Plant Expansion, Request For Proposal No. R1060205P1 in the not-to-exceed amount of $1,348,050, for a revised total Agreement amount of $9,483,677, and authorize the Mayor and Clerk to execute same. (Commission District 4)  Action details Not available
   WATER AND WASTEWATER SERVICES  Not available
20-2204 4.MOTION TO APPROVE Joint Participation Agreement between Broward County and City of Pompano Beach to construct a potable water interconnect for the purpose of providing potable water required during times of emergency in the amount of $172,970, and authorize the Mayor and Clerk to execute same. (Commission Districts 4)  Action details Not available
   PORT EVERGLADES DEPARTMENT  Not available
20-2120 5.MOTION TO FILE Port Everglades Final Franchise Evaluation Report for the period July 1, 2018, through June 30, 2020.  Action details Not available
   TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT  Not available
20-2311 6.MOTION TO ADOPT budget Resolution No. 2021-001 transferring funds within the Transit Non-Grant Capital Fund in the total amount of $231,000 for the Paratransit Division’s relocation and renovation project at Government Center West.  Action details Not available
   REGIONAL EMERGENCY SERVICES AND COMMUNICATIONS  Not available
   OFFICE OF REGIONAL COMMUNICATIONS AND TECHNOLOGY  Not available
20-2347 7.MOTION TO APPROVE Amended and Restated Interlocal Agreement between Palm Beach County (Palm Beach) and Broward County for interoperable radio communications for a term of five years commencing on February 26, 2021, including renewals for up to two additional five-year terms, terminating the existing interlocal agreement; authorize the County Administrator to approve and execute any amendments as may be necessary for operational purposes that do not impose any additional financial obligation on the County, subject to review as to legal sufficiency by the Office of the County Attorney; and authorize the Mayor and Clerk to execute same.  Action details Not available
   REQUEST TO SET FOR PUBLIC HEARING  Not available
20-2218 8.MOTION TO ADOPT Resolution No. 2021-002 directing the County Administrator to publish Notice of Public Hearing to be held on Tuesday, February 9, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. in Room 422 of the Governmental Center, 115 South Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, Florida to vacate a portion of a 35-foot right-of-way and a variable width utility easement lying within Parcel A of Solomon Office Park Plat, as recorded in Plat Book 121, Page 13 of the Public Records of Broward County and is located at 7850 Pasadena Boulevard in the City of Pembroke Pines; Petitioners: Ventura Pointe Apartments, LLC: Craven Thompson and Associates Inc.; Application for Vacation and Abandonment: 2020-V-02. (Commission District 6)  Action details Not available
20-2239 9.MOTION TO ADOPT Resolution No. 2021-003 directing the County Administrator to publish Notice of Public Hearing to be held on Tuesday, February 9, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. in Room 422 of the Governmental Center, 115 South Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, Florida to vacate a 50-foot utility easement lying within Tract A of Plantation Plaza Plat, as recorded in Plat Book 68, Page 25 and a variable width utility easement lying within Tract A of Swindell’s Subdivision No. 2 Plat, as recorded in Plat Book 68, Page 32 of the Public Records of Broward County and located at 311 North State Road 7 in the City of Plantation; Petitioners: Plantation Apartments, L.P.: Craven Thompson and Associates Inc.; Application for Vacation and Abandonment: 2020-V-10. (Commission District 9)  Action details Not available
20-2242 10.MOTION TO ADOPT Resolution No. 2021-004 directing the County Administrator to publish Notice of Public Hearing to be held on Tuesday, February 9, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. in Room 422 of the Governmental Center, 115 South Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, Florida to vacate a portion of a ten-foot utility easement lying within Parcel A of Lanzo Industrial Center Plat, as recorded in Plat Book 111, Page 14 of the Public Records of Broward County and located at 4251 Northwest 19 Avenue in the City of Deerfield Beach; Petitioners: Crystal Lake Commerce Center LLC: Kalis Kleiman and Wolfe.; Application for Vacation and Abandonment: 2020-V-12. (Commission District 4)  Action details Not available
20-2243 11.MOTION TO ADOPT Resolution No. 2021-005 directing the County Administrator to publish Notice of Public Hearing to be held on Tuesday, February 9, 2021, at 10:00 a.m. in Room 422 of the Governmental Center, 115 South Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, Florida to vacate a 20-foot utility easement lying within Tract K of the Land Section 4 Golf Course Plat, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 88, Page 20 of the Public Records of Broward County and is located at 7801 Northwest 80 Avenue in the City of Tamarac; Petitioners: Woodmont Country Club, Inc.; Agent: Michael Vonder Meulen, Keith & Associates, Inc.; Application for Vacation and Abandonment: 2019-V-09. (Commission District 3)  Action details Not available
20-2256 12.MOTION TO ADOPT Resolution No. 2021-006 directing the County Administrator to publish Notice of Public Hearing to be held on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. in Room 422 of the Governmental Center, 115 South Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, Florida to vacate a portion of the 100-foot by 82-foot traffic control device easement and portions of the variable width landscape buffer easement, both lying within Lots 1 and 2 of Miramar Central Plaza, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 182, Page 80 of the Public Records of Broward County and generally located at northeast corner of Miramar Parkway and Flamingo Road in the City of Miramar; Petitioners: FC Miramar Phase III, LLC, FC Miramar Phase IV, LLC and FC Miramar Phase V Commercial, LLC; Agent: Dennis D. Mele, Esq., Greenspoon Marder, LLP; Application for Vacation and Abandonment: 2020-V-07. (Commission District 8)  Action details Not available
20-2291 13.MOTION TO ADOPT Resolution No. 2021-007 directing the County Administrator to publish Notice of a Public Hearing to be held on January 26, 2021, at 10:00 a.m., to consider enactment of an Ordinance adopting a proposed amendment to the Broward County Land Use Plan map (PC 20-7), located in the City of Pembroke Pines (Commission District 8), as an amendment to the Broward County Comprehensive Plan, the substance of which is as follows: AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA, ADOPTING AN AMENDMENT TO THE BROWARD COUNTY COMPREHENSIVE PLAN; AMENDING THE BROWARD COUNTY LAND USE PLAN WITHIN THE CITY OF PEMBROKE PINES; AND PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE.  Action details Not available
20-2302 14.MOTION TO ADOPT Resolution No. 2021-008 directing the County Administrator to publish Notice of a Public Hearing to be held on January 26, 2021, at 10:00 a.m., to consider enactment of an Ordinance adopting a proposed amendment to the Broward County Land Use Plan Natural Resource Map Series (PCNRM 20-1), to update the Broward County Wetlands Map, as an amendment to the Broward County Comprehensive Plan, the substance of which is as follows: AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA, ADOPTING AN AMENDMENT TO THE WETLANDS MAP OF THE BROWARD COUNTY COMPREHENSIVE PLAN; AND PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE.  Action details Not available
20-2322 15.MOTION TO ADOPT Resolution No. 2021-009 directing the County Administrator to publish Notice of Public Hearing to be held on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. in Room 422 of the Broward County Governmental Center, 115 South Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, to consider Resolution to levy land clearance liens against certain described properties resulting from violations of the Property Maintenance regulations contained within Chapter 39 of the Broward County Code of Ordinances. (Commission Districts 7 and 9)  Action details Not available
20-2369 16.MOTION TO ADOPT Resolution No. 2021-010 directing the County Administrator to publish Notice of Public Hearing to be held on Tuesday, January 26, 2021, at 10:00 a.m., in Room 422 of the Governmental Center to consider adoption of a proposed Resolution Amending the Broward County Administrative Code, the title of which is as follows: A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA, PERTAINING TO TIME LIMITS FOR PUBLIC PARTICIPATION; AMENDING SECTION 18.6 OF THE BROWARD COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE CODE ("ADMINISTRATIVE CODE"); AND PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY, INCLUSION IN THE ADMINISTRATIVE CODE, AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE.  Action details Not available
20-2384 17.MOTION TO ADOPT Resolution No. 2021-011 directing the County Administrator to publish Notice of Public Hearing to be held on Tuesday, January 26, 2021, at 10:00 a.m., in Room 422 of the Governmental Center to consider enactment of a proposed Ordinance, the title of which is as follows: AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA, PERTAINING TO ROAD CONCURRENCY AND IMPACT FEE CREDIT FOR EXISTING DEVELOPMENT; AMENDING SECTIONS 5-182 AND 5-182.13 OF THE BROWARD COUNTY CODE OF ORDINANCES ("CODE"), PROVIDING CREDIT FOR DEMOLISHED BUILDINGS; AND PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY, INCLUSION IN THE CODE, AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (Sponsored by Mayor Steve Geller)  Action details Not available
   ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND GROWTH MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT  Not available
   ENVIRONMENTAL PLANNING AND COMMUNITY RESILIENCE DIVISION  Not available
20-2209 18.A. MOTION TO RETROACTIVELY APPROVE Interlocal Agreement between Broward, Palm Beach, Miami-Dade, and Monroe Counties for cost-share support of services for the Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact (Compact) and contract management by Broward County, for the period retroactively from January 1, 2021, through January 1, 2024, in the amount of $1,100,000 ($275,000 Broward County cost share); to authorize the Office of County Attorney to make minor non-substantive edits to the subject agreement with review and approval as to form, in case minor edits or clarifications become necessary; and to authorize the County Administrator to take any and all necessary actions to execute the subject amendment upon joint execution by each of the Compact Counties. ACTION: (T-10:38 AM) Approved. VOTE: 9-0. Commissioner Rich voted in the affirmative telephonically. B. MOTION TO APPROVE Agreement with the Institute for Sustainable Communities (ISC) providing for staffing and support services by ISC for the Southeast Florida Regional Climate Change Compact, for the period retroactively   Action details Not available
   HOUSING FINANCE AND COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT DIVISION  Not available
20-2320 19.MOTION TO RETROACTIVELY APPROVE Second Amendment to Interlocal Agreement between Broward County and City of West Park for conveyance of property consisting of 0.56 acres located on Pembroke Road and NW 57th Avenue within the City of West Park from County to City for Community Development Activity; authorizing the Mayor and Clerk to execute the Amendment to the Interlocal Agreement as approved by the County Attorney. (Commission District 8)  Action details Not available
   FINANCE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES DEPARTMENT  Not available
   PURCHASING DIVISION  Not available
   For Finance And Administrative Services Department  Not available
20-1566 20.MOTION TO APPROVE threshold increase for open-end Contract No. BLD3116000020G1_1, Facilities Maintenance, Repair, and Operations (MRO) and Industrial Supplies, with W.W. Grainger Inc., under the State of Florida Alternate Contract Source Agreement No. 3160000-20-NASPO-ACS, Facilities Maintenance, Repair, and Operations (MRO) and Industrial Supplies; State of Oregon Contract No. 8496, for the procurement of industrial and commercial supplies and equipment, for various Broward County agencies, in the estimated amount of $1,200,000, for the contract term effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2023, with no renewals.  Action details Not available
20-1819 21.A. MOTION TO NOTE FOR THE RECORD emergency Purchase Order No. ACC2000029 with Thales Consulting, Inc., for Comprehensive Annual Financial Reporting software maintenance, for the preparation of the Fiscal Year 2020 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, in the total not-to-exceed amount of $8,850, for the Accounting Division. ACTION: (T-10:38 AM) Approved. VOTE: 9-0. Commissioner Rich voted in the affirmative telephonically. B. MOTION TO AUTHORIZE Director of Purchasing to negotiate and execute an Agreement for five years with the most reasonable source, Thales Consulting, Inc., for Comprehensive Annual Financial Reporting software, CAFRonline, for software annual updates, support and maintenance; and optional services, for the Accounting Division and additional enterprise-funded agencies. (Per the Tuesday Agenda Memorandum, the Board’s consideration of this item is based on the revised Motion Statement distributed as Additional Material.) ACTION: (T-10:38 AM) Approved as amended with Yellow-Sheeted Additional Material, dated January 12, 2021 submitted at the request of Fin  Action details Not available
   For Public Works Department  Not available
20-2003 22.MOTION TO AWARD open-end contract to low responsive, responsible bidder, Clean Harbors Environmental Services, Inc., for Household Hazardous Waste Collection and Disposal, Bid No. OPN2120943B1, for the Solid Waste and Recycling Services Division, in the initial one-year estimated amount of $483,884, and authorize the Director of Purchasing to renew the contract for two one-year periods, for a potential three-year estimated amount of $1,451,652. The initial contract period shall begin on the date of award and will terminate one year from that date.  Action details Not available
20-2116 23.A. MOTION TO NOTE FOR THE RECORD emergency threshold increase for open-end Contract No. PNC2117271B1 for General Roadway and Miscellaneous Construction, with DP Development of the Treasure Coast, LLC, for the Highway and Bridge Maintenance Division, in the increased amount of $2,000,000 to perform emergency general roadway work Countywide for severe pavement failures due to the flooding caused by Tropical Storm Eta. ACTION: (T-10:38 AM) Approved. VOTE: 9-0. Commissioner Rich voted in the affirmative telephonically. B. MOTION TO NOTE FOR THE RECORD emergency threshold increase for open-end Contract No. PNC2117217B1 for Bridge and Miscellaneous Structures Repairs, with FG Construction, LLC, for the Highway and Bridge Maintenance Division, in the increased amount of $2,500,000 to perform emergency work for County-owned bridges due to the water damage caused by Tropical Storm Eta. ACTION: (T-10:38 AM) Approved. VOTE: 9-0. Commissioner Rich voted in the affirmative telephonically.  Action details Not available
   For Transportation Department  Not available
20-2324 24.MOTION TO APPROVE final ranking of qualified firms for Request for Proposals (RFP) No. PNC2119955P1, General Planning Consultant Services, for the Transportation Department; the ranked firms are: 1 - WSP USA Inc.; 2 - CTS Engineering, Inc.; 3 - Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc.; 4 - CDM Smith Inc.; 5 - Whitehouse Group Inc.; 6 - Tindale-Oliver & Associates, Inc.; 7 - H.W. Lochner Inc; 8 - Kittelson & Associates, Inc.; and 9 - The Corradino Group, Inc.  Action details Not available
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   QUASI-JUDICIAL CONSENT HEARING  Not available
   ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND GROWTH MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT  Not available
   PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT DIVISION  Not available
20-2036 25.MOTION TO APPROVE modification of a previous approved plat Aviara East Pompano (019-MP-19). (Commission District 4)  Action details Not available
20-2069 26.MOTION TO APPROVE plat entitled Gummakonda (034-MP-19). (Commission District 4)  Action details Video Video
   END OF QUASI-JUDICIAL CONSENT HEARING  Not available
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20-2241 27.MOTION TO ACCEPT nominations to appoint members to the School Oversight Committee (one position) and the Racial Equity Task Force (two positions).  Action details Not available
20-2315 28.MOTION TO APPROVE appointment of Debra Hixon to the Children's Services Board.  Action details Not available
20-2354 29.MOTION TO APPROVE appointment of The Reverend Dr. Rosalind Osgood to the Racial Equity Task Force.  Action details Not available
   LIBRARIES DIVISION  Not available
20-2160 30.A. MOTION TO RETROACTIVELY APPROVE Grant Agreement for project 20-LSTA-B-02 between Florida Department of State, Division of Library and Information Services and the Broward County Board of County Commissioners, for, and on behalf of, the Broward County Library, effective July 1, 2020 through September 30, 2020, in the amount of $50,701 for the project “Career Online High School” which will provide scholarships and additional library services for 38 eligible adults seeking to earn high school diplomas; and authorize the County Administrator to take all administrative or budgetary actions to implement the grant and accept funding; and authorize the Mayor and Clerk to execute the same. (Per the Tuesday Agenda Memorandum, the Board’s consideration of the item is based on the revised Motion Statement distributed as Additional Material.) ACTION: (T-10:38 AM) Approved as amended with Yellow-Sheeted Additional Material, dated January 12, 2021 submitted at the request of the Libraries Division. VOTE: 9-0. Commissioner Rich voted in the affirmative telephonically. B. MOTION TO ADOPT   Action details Not available
   COUNTY AUDITOR  Not available
20-2230 31.MOTION TO ACKNOWLEDGE AND FILE Office of the County Auditor’s Audit of the Internal Controls over Environmental and Consumer Protection Division’s Access and Usage of the Driver and Vehicle Information Database (DAVID) - Report No. 21-02.  Action details Not available
20-2334 32.MOTION TO ACKNOWLEDGE AND FILE Office of the County Auditor’s Audit of the Animal Care and Adoption Division - Report No. 21-05.  Action details Video Video
   COUNTY COMMISSION  Not available
20-2364 33.MOTION TO DIRECT Office of the County Attorney to draft an Ordinance amending the Broward County Code of Ordinances to implement the Construction Apprenticeship Program (“Apprenticeship Program”) on a date certain; and to continue to waive application of the Apprenticeship Program to competitive solicitations until that date certain. (Mayor Geller)  Action details Not available
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20-2247 34.MOTION TO ADOPT Resolution No. 2021-015 of the Board of County Commissioners of Broward County, Florida, granting renewal of a nonexclusive franchise to Christian Bay Shipping Co., d/b/a Fillette Green Shipping Services (USA) Corp., for a five-year term to provide steamship agent services at Port Everglades, from January 17, 2021, through January 16, 2026; providing for franchise terms and conditions; and providing for severability and an effective date.  Action details Video Video
20-2248 35.MOTION TO ADOPT Resolution No. 2021-016 of the Board of County Commissioners of Broward County, Florida, granting renewal of a nonexclusive franchise to World Petroleum Corp for a five-year term to provide vessel sanitary waste water removal services at Port Everglades, from January 25, 2021, through January 24, 2026; providing for franchise terms and conditions; and providing for severability and an effective date.  Action details Video Video
20-2341 36.MOTION TO ENACT Ordinance, the title of which is as follows: AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA, PERTAINING TO PRIVATE COURIER SERVICES; AMENDING SECTIONS 20-11 AND 20-164 OF THE BROWARD COUNTY CODE OF ORDINANCES ("CODE") TO INCREASE THE BOND REQUIREMENTS FOR PRIVATE COURIER SERVICES, RESTRICT SUCH BUSINESSES FROM ENGAGING IN FALSE AND MISLEADING ADVERTISING, AND PROVIDE FOR PENALTIES FOR NONCOMPLIANCE; AND PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY, INCLUSION IN THE CODE, AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (Sponsored by Mayor Steve Geller)  Action details Video Video
20-2374 37.MOTION TO ENACT Ordinance, the title of which is as follows: AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA, PERTAINING TO QUORUMS FOR ADVISORY BOARDS AND OTHER BOARDS; AMENDING SECTION 1-233 OF THE BROWARD COUNTY CODE OF ORDINANCES (“CODE”); AND PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY, INCLUSION IN THE CODE, AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (Sponsored by the Board of County Commissioners)  Action details Video Video
20-2210 38.MOTION TO ENACT Ordinance, the title of which is as follows (continued from December 1, 2020 - Item No. 70): AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA, CREATING THE “BROWARD COUNTY LOCKSMITH ACT”; CREATING DIVISION 8 OF ARTICLE VII OF CHAPTER 20 OF THE BROWARD COUNTY CODE OF ORDINANCES (“CODE”); PROVIDING FOR LICENSING OF LOCKSMITHS AND REGISTRATION OF LOCKSMITH BUSINESSES; PROVIDING FOR ENFORCEMENT AND PENALTIES; AMENDING SECTION 8½-16 OF THE CODE RELATING TO FINES FOR VIOLATIONS; AND PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY, INCLUSION IN THE CODE, AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (Sponsored by Commissioner Mark D. Bogen)  Action details Video Video
20-2211 39.MOTION TO ADOPT Resolution Amending the Broward County Administrative Code, the title of which is as follows (continued from December 1, 2020 - Item No. 71): A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA, PERTAINING TO THE ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AND GROWTH MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT, ENVIRONMENTAL AND CONSUMER PROTECTION DIVISION; AMENDING SECTION 40.50 OF THE BROWARD COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE CODE ("ADMINISTRATIVE CODE"), TO ESTABLISH FEES FOR LOCKSMITH AND APPRENTICE LOCKSMITH LICENSES AND LOCKSMITH BUSINESS REGISTRATION CERTIFICATES; AND PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY, INCLUSION IN THE ADMINISTRATIVE CODE, AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE.  Action details Not available
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20-2388 40.DELEGATION: Broward Days  Action details Not available
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20-2370 41.MOTION TO APPROVE deliberately-phased Agreement between Broward County and KPMG, LLP, (Agreement) for Public-Private Partnership (P3) Consultant Services for Joint Government Center Campus project (JGCC) in substantially the form provided to the Board, in a not-to-exceed amount of $1,200,000, including reimbursables, and authorize the County Administrator to execute after review and approval as to legal sufficiency by the Office of the County Attorney.  Action details Video Video
20-2333 42.MOTION TO APPROVE Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Florida Department of Transportation, District 4 (FDOT, 4) and Broward County, for the purpose of articulating the roles and responsibilities of the Parties during and after the Project Development and Environmental (PD&E) Study of the Florida East Coast Railway (FEC) tracks from the planned Aventura Station to a proposed Deerfield Beach Station (Broward County’s portion) for the suitability of commuter rail; said Study is fully-funded and managed by FDOT, 4, with Broward County bearing responsibility for stakeholder engagement, development of a financial plan, and potentially acting as project sponsor for subsequent phases, including but not limited to, applying for federal and state funds.  Action details Video Video
20-2390 43.MOTION TO RATIFY actions taken by the County Administrator to protect the health and safety of Broward County residents and visitors as a result of the COVID-19 crisis and to maintain the day-to-day business and operations of Broward County during such crisis.  Action details Not available
   REAL PROPERTY SECTION  Not available
20-2378 44.MOTION TO APPROVE Purchase and Sale Agreement (“Agreement”) between Broward County (“Purchaser”) and Sawgrass Hotel, Inc. (“Seller”) for the purchase of two parcels (Parcel H-1A and Parcel H-1B) containing approximately 10.7 acres, located on the northeast side of Red Snapper Road in Sunrise, Florida (“Property”), in substantially the same form as reviewed by the County Attorney, at a purchase price of $9,250,000; authorize the Mayor or Vice-Mayor to execute the Agreement and the County Administrator to attest to same; and authorize the Director of Real Estate Development to execute and process normal and customary title closing documents.  Action details Not available
   REQUEST TO SET FOR PUBLIC HEARING  Not available
20-2382 45.MOTION TO ADOPT Resolution No. 2021-017 directing the County Administrator to publish Notice of Public Hearing to be held on Tuesday, January 26, 2021, at 10:00 a.m., in Room 422 of the Governmental Center to consider adoption of a proposed Resolution Amending the Broward County Administrative Code, the title of which is as follows: A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA, PERTAINING TO THE PAID PARENTAL LEAVE POLICY; AMENDING SECTION 14.232 OF THE BROWARD COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE CODE ("ADMINISTRATIVE CODE"); AND PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY, INCLUSION IN THE ADMINISTRATIVE CODE, AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (Sponsored by Commissioner Barbara Sharief)  Action details Video Video
20-2386 46.A. MOTION TO ADOPT Resolution directing the County Administrator to publish Notice of Public Hearing to be held on Tuesday, January 26, 2021, at 10:00 a.m., in Room 422 of the Governmental Center to consider adoption of a proposed Resolution Amending the Broward County Administrative Code, the title of which is as follows: A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA, PERTAINING TO HOLIDAYS; AMENDING SECTION 14.227 OF THE BROWARD COUNTY ADMINISTRATIVE CODE ("ADMINISTRATIVE CODE"); DESIGNATING JUNE 19 ("JUNETEENTH") AS AN OFFICIAL HOLIDAY FOR COUNTY EMPLOYEES; AND PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY, INCLUSION IN THE ADMINISTRATIVE CODE, AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (Sponsored by Commissioner Dale V.C. Holness) OR (No Board Action taken.) B. MOTION TO ADOPT Resolution No. 2021-018 directing the County Administrator to publish Notice of Public Hearing to be held on Tuesday, January 26, 2021, at 10:00 a.m., in Room 422 of the Governmental Center to consider adoption of a proposed Resolution Amending the Broward County Administrative Code, the title of which is as fo  Action details Video Video
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20-2254 47.MOTION TO DISCUSS Broward County Board of County Commissioners’ “Parking Garage”. (Commissioner Bogen)  Action details Not available
20-2395 48.MOTION TO ADOPT Resolution No. 2021-019 recognizing the importance of civility in the public square. (Commissioner Rich)  Action details Video Video
20-2391 49.MOTION TO APPOINT NOMINEE Robert Brannen to the Small Business Development Advisory Board. (Vice-Mayor Udine)  Action details Not available
20-2375 50.MOTION TO APPOINT NOMINEE Albert J. Carbon III to the Climate Change Task Force. (Mayor Geller)  Action details Not available
20-2252 51.MAYOR’S REPORT A. VISIT FLORIDA ACTION: (T-5:22 PM) Mayor Geller noted that it is his understanding that Visit Florida is marketing other areas of the state and not South Florida. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.) B. ITEM NUMBER 58 ACTION: (T-5:23 PM) Mayor Geller referenced Item Number 58 on today’s Commission Agenda, and noted that there is no right or wrong relative to prioritization. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.) C. WEARING MASKS, SOCIAL DISTANCING AND SAFETY ACTION: (T-5:26 PM) Mayor Geller stressed the importance of wearing masks, social distancing and staying safe. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.)  Action details Not available
20-2253 52.COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR'S REPORT (No report given.)  Action details Not available
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21-020 53.MOTION TO REAPPOINT NOMINEE George I. Platt to the Performing Arts Center Authority. (Commissioner Rich)  Action details Not available
21-018 54.MOTION TO REAPPOINT NOMINEE Pamela B. Africk to the Broward Regional Health Planning Council. (Commissioner Ryan)  Action details Not available
21-008 55.MOTION TO NOMINATE Commissioner Barbara Sharief as the representative for Broward County to the County Coalition for Responsible Management of Lake Okeechobee, the St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee Estuaries, and Lake Worth Lagoon. (Commissioner Sharief)  Action details Not available
21-010 56.MOTION TO ADOPT Resolution No. 2021-020, the title of which is as follows: (Commissioner Sharief) A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF BROWARD COUNTY URGING THE SCHOOL BOARD OF BROWARD COUNTY TO RECOGNIZE THE MUSLIM HOLIDAY OF EID AL-FITR AS AN OFFICIAL “DAY OFF” FROM SCHOOL; DIRECTING THE COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR TO PROVIDE A COPY OF THIS RESOLUTION TO THE OFFICIALS DESIGNATED HEREIN; AND PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE.  Action details Video Video
21-016 57.MOTION TO DIRECT Office of the County Attorney to prepare a Resolution amending Section 14.227 of the Broward County Administrative Code (“Administrative Code”) to permit Broward County employees to recognize the Muslim holidays of Eid al-Fitr and Eid al-Adha. (Commissioner Sharief)  Action details Video Video
21-004 58.MOTION TO DISCUSS distribution of COVID-19 vaccine in Broward County. (Commissioner Furr)  Action details Video Video
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21-050 59.MOTION TO AUTHORIZE Office of the County Attorney to 1) join in a Petition for Review being filed in the District of Columbia Circuit Court of a final rule of the United States Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA") affecting greenhouse gas emission ("GHG") regulation from coal-fired power plants; and 2) authorize the County Attorney to execute any necessary Common Interest Agreement for confidential legal coordination with other Petitioners' attorneys regarding the litigation. (Mayor Geller)  Action details Not available
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21-073 60.FEDERAL COURTHOUSE TASK FORCE - COMMISSIONER FISHER ACTION: (T-4:59 PM) Commissioner Fisher noted that the Federal Courthouse site has been purchased, and further noted that he is privileged to sit on the Federal Courthouse Task Force. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.)  Action details Not available
21-074 61.VISIT FLORIDA - COMMISSIONER FISHER ACTION: (T-4:59 PM) Commissioner Fisher sought Board support to add an item to the Tuesday, January 26, 2021 Commission Agenda relative to Visit Florida. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.)  Action details Not available
21-075 62.MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY - COMMISSIONER FISHER ACTION: (T-5:00 PM) Commissioner Fisher pointed out that Monday, January 18, 2021 is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Commissioner Fisher encouraged all to participate in their communities in remembrance of Dr. King’s life and accomplishments. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.)  Action details Not available
21-076 63.VISIT FLORIDA - COMMISSIONER RYAN ACTION: (T-5:01 PM) Commissioner Ryan echoed Commissioner Fisher’s comments relative to Visit Florida, as well as commented on the importance of tourism and revenue. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.)  Action details Not available
21-077 64.UPCOMING EVENTS - COMMISSIONER HOLNESS ACTION: (T-5:03 PM) Commissioner Holness noted that he will be participating in an event on Thursday, January 21st with the Bilingual Conference for the Broward County Hispanic Bar Association. In addition, Commissioner Holness noted that he will be participating in Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and commented that the Martin Luther King Jr. Committee for Central Broward has asked other committees to join in on a virtual discussion relating to racial disparities and finding solutions. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.)  Action details Not available
21-078 65.REVENUE SHORTFALLS - COMMISSIONER RICH ACTION: (T-5:07 PM) Commissioner Rich referenced shortfalls in revenue across the board and expressed that it would be impossible for her to support full funding for Visit Florida considering the current environment. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.)  Action details Not available
21-079 66.NEW YORK TIMES NEWSPAPER ARTICLE - COMMISSIONER RICH ACTION: (T-5:09 PM) Commissioner Rich encouraged all to read a New York Times Newspaper article titled, “The American Abyss” by Author Timothy Snyder. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.) Commissioner Furr asked Commissioner Rich to send the Board a link to the newspaper article. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.)  Action details Not available
21-080 67.VISIT FLORIDA - COMMISSIONER FURR ACTION: (T-5:12 PM) Commissioner Furr expressed support for Visit Florida. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.)  Action details Not available
21-086 68.SURTAX - COMMISSIONER FURR ACTION: (T-5:12 PM) Commissioner Furr referenced the surtax, and noted that the Second Amendment to the Interlocal Agreement is nearing closer. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.)  Action details Not available
21-087 69.READ FOR THE RECORD - COMMISSIONER FURR ACTION: (T-5:13 PM) Commissioner Furr congratulated Broward County for its work surrounding Read for the Record. Commissioner Furr pointed out that Broward County has the highest participation rate in the United States. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.)  Action details Not available
21-088 70.MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. - COMMISSIONER FURR ACTION: (T-5:13 PM) Commissioner Furr spoke of Martin Luther King Jr., and recommended that people read, “Letter from Birmingham Jail.” (Refer to minutes for full discussion.)  Action details Not available
21-089 71.41ST ANNUAL SOUTH FLORIDA HANUKAH FESTIVAL - COMMISSIONER SHARIEF ACTION: (T-5:13 PM) Commissioner Sharief noted that she had a lot of fun attending the 41st Annual South Florida Hanukah Festival. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.)  Action details Not available
21-090 72.POSITIVITY PAYS - COMMISSIONER SHARIEF ACTION: (T-5:14 PM) Commissioner Sharief commented that she was recently honored to be featured on Positivity Pays “Heroes” Trading Cards. Commissioner Sharief thanked Positivity Pays for honoring persons who give back to the community. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.)  Action details Not available
21-091 73.GANTRY CRANES AT PORT EVERGLADES - VICE-MAYOR UDINE ACTION: (T-5:16 PM) Vice-Mayor Udine noted that he recently had the experience of riding in a gantry crane at Port Everglades, and highly recommended the experience. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.)  Action details Not available
21-092 74.VISIT FLORIDA - VICE-MAYOR UDINE ACTION: (T-5:16 PM) Vice-Mayor Udine referenced Visit Florida, noting that he supports discussing Visit Florida at the next Commission Meeting; however, Vice-Mayor Udine stated that he is unimpressed with Visit Florida’s marketing in South Florida. Further, Vice-Mayor Udine expressed that the Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau is doing a better job with target marketing. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.)  Action details Not available
21-093 75.NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY INNOVATION ZONE - VICE-MAYOR UDINE ACTION: (T-5:17 PM) Vice-Mayor Udine expressed excitement relative to Nova Southeastern (NSU) Innovation Zone; noting that he spoke with the leadership of (NSU) Innovation Zone last week, and learned that the facility is anticipated to be open in the summertime. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.)  Action details Not available
21-094 76.RACIAL EQUITY TASKFORCE - VICE-MAYOR UDINE ACTION: (T-5:19 PM) Vice-Mayor Udine refenced his appointment, Mimi Bright, to the Racial Equity Taskforce. Vice-Mayor Udine spoke of racial disparities related to healthcare, and commented that Mimi Bright is an expert on racial equality in the healthcare profession. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.)  Action details Not available
21-095 77.BOARD WORKSHOP - VICE-MAYOR UDINE ACTION: (T-5:20 PM) Vice-Mayor Udine expressed concern relative to breaches in security systems, and asked that a Board Workshop be calendared in the near future to afford the Board and opportunity to hear from technical personnel as to data security and best practices in Broward County. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.) Mayor Geller encouraged Vice-Mayor Udine to speak with County Administrator Bertha Henry as to security systems. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.)  Action details Not available
21-096 78.MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. DAY - VICE-MAYOR UDINE ACTION: (T-5:21 PM) Vice-Mayor Udine commented that he is looking forward to celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day; noting that he will be at the Coral Springs Northwest Library for a half-virtual and in-person event. (Refer to minutes for full discussion.)  Action details Not available