NOTICE OF SPECIAL COMMISSION MEETING - 11/16/20, 9:59AM
Published on November 10, 2020
Pursuant to Section 2-33(l) of the Code of the City of Miami, Florida, as amended, a special meeting of the Miami City Commission will be held on Monday, November 16, 2020 at 9:59 a.m. in the City Commission chambers located at Miami City Hall, 3500 Pan American Dr, Miami, FL 33133. The purpose of the special meeting will be to consider any and all actions related to allowing lodging uses on lands within the City of Miami ("City") designated industrial and/or within the district zone and any associated regulations, including but not limited to an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 10544, as amended, the Miami Comprehensive Neighborhood Plan, pursuant to expedited state review procedures established in Section 163.3184, Florida Statutes, by adding two (2) policies to the future land use element and amending the interpretation of the 2020 Future Land Use Map for industrial land use to allow lodging uses on lands within the City designated as industrial; and an ordinance amending Ordinance No. 13114, the zoning ordinance of the City of Miami, Florida, as amended, specifically by amending Article 1, Section 1.1, titled “Definitions of Building Function: Uses (Article 4, Table 3)” to modify the definition of industrial; by amending Article 3, Section 3.11, titled “Waterfront Standards,” to add lodging as a use considered for the design standards; by amending Article 4, Table 3, titled “Building Function: Uses,” to modify regulations for density and uses for the district zone regarding lodging uses; by amending Article 4, Table 4, titled “Density, Intensity and Parking,” to provide regulations for density, intensity, and parking to address lodging uses within the D2, "Industrial", and D3, "Waterfront industrial", transect zones within the district zone; and by amending Article 6, Section 6.1, titled “Intent and Exclusions,” to provide supplementary regulations for the D2, "Industrial", and D3, "Waterfront Industrial", transect zones in Table 13.
The November 16, 2020 Special City Commission Meeting will be broadcast live for members of the public to view on the City’s website (www.miamigov.com/tv), Facebook, Twitter, Periscope, YouTube and Channel 77 (Comcast only for residents living in the City of Miami).
For your information, members of the public can leave prerecorded public comment by calling 305-250-5353 for agenda items that are scheduled to be heard at this special meeting. The prerecorded public comment will be played during the special meeting. Additionally, members of the public may also submit a prerecorded video of your public comment to be shown at the special meeting. The deadline to submit prerecorded phone and prerecorded video messages is November 13, 2020 by 5:00 p.m. Phone and video messages submitted after the deadline may not be played during the special meeting. Finally, public comment may also be submitted via an online comment form and will be distributed to the Elected Officials and City Administration and made part of the public record. The deadline to submit public comment via the online comment form will occur when the Chairman closes public comment for the special meeting.
Members of the public may also preregister to provide live public comment by phone during the special meeting. You may preregister by phone by calling 305-250-5350 or online at https://www.miamigov.com/Government/Live-Public-Comment. Members of the public that preregistered will receive a call from the City on the morning of the special meeting (approximately 10:05 a.m.) to address the City Commission by phone during the public comment portion of the special meeting. The deadline to preregister to provide live public comment by phone is November 13, 2020 by 5:00 p.m. Public comment may also be provided live at City Hall, 3500 Pan American Drive, Miami, Florida, subject to any and all COVID-19 rules, regulations, and procedures.
**Please visit https://www.miamigov.com/virtualmeeting for detailed instructions on how to provide public comment using any of the previously mentioned options.**
A copy of the agenda for the Special City Commission meeting will be available at: http://miamifl.iqm2.com/Citizens/Default.aspx
Should any person desire to appeal any decision of the City Commission with respect to any matter to be considered at this special meeting, that person shall ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made including all testimony and evidence upon which any appeal may be based (F.S. 286.0105). In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, persons needing special accommodations to participate in this proceeding may contact the Office of the City Clerk at (305) 250-5361 (Voice) no later than two (2) business day prior to the proceeding. TTY users may call via 711 (Florida Relay Service) no later than two (2) business day prior to the proceeding.