Item # 7C
October 19, 2011
CITY OF HALLANDALE BEACH, REGULAR CITY COMMISSION MEETING
Date: September 30, 2011
Director’s Name: Thomas J. Vageline
Department: Development Services
Subject: Consideration of an Interlocal Agreement between Broward County and the City of Hallandale Beach for the Monitoring of Development Activity and Enforcement of Permitted Land Uses in the Local Activity Center. CAD# 029/04
MOTION TO CONSIDER AND APPROVE:
1. An Interlocal Agreement between Broward County and the City of Hallandale Beach for the Monitoring of Development Activity and Enforcement of Permitted Land Uses in the Local Activity Center.
2. The City Manager to execute all related documents.
Why Action is Necessary
Pursuant to Section IV of the Broward County Land Use Plan, an Interlocal agreement shall be executed for Local Activity Centers providing that monitoring of development activity and enforcement of permitted land use densities and intensities shall be the responsibility of the affected municipality.
The City was notified on May 19, 2011 by the Broward County Planning Council that an Interlocal Agreement between the City and County must be executed and recorded. Subsequently, the County Attorney prepared the attached Interlocal Agreement (Exhibit 1) for execution by the City and the County.
What Action Accomplishes
Approval and execution of the Interlocal Agreement by the City and County will enable both jurisdictions to accomplish the objectives of the land use plan whereas the City will monitor development activity within the Local Activity Center and submit quarterly reports to the Broward County Planning Council.
Is this Action Goal Related
This action addresses the City’s Strategic Priorities of:
Livable Community by providing a community where residents feel and are safe; where shopping areas and neighborhoods are pedestrian friendly; where quality, affordable leisure and educational opportunities and activities are provided; that has an efficient, affordable local and regional transportation system; and where diversity is strengthened and celebrated.
Excellence in Government by ensuring that local government is accountable, accessible and transparent in its operations; communicates effectively both internally and externally; values and supports community input and participation; and is effective in its management of human resources and fiscal responsibilities.
Environmental Sustainability by enhancing the quality of life of residents and visitors by protecting natural resources, environment, landscapes, tree canopy, heritage sites and planning for the conservation of these assets.
Economic Development by supporting business owners in maintaining and improving property values and providing a sustainable community with a healthy balance of residential, commercial and light industry that provides a mix of local employment opportunities.
Previous Action Taken
On November 6, 2006, the City Commission approved Application # 35-04-PA adopting the Local Activity Center (LAC) land use designation to enable the development of the Village at Gulfstream Park. The Village at Gulfstream Park LAC permits development up to a maximum of 750,000 square feet of gross leasable area (GLA) of retail space; 140,000 square feet of gross floor area (GFA) of office space, a 2,500 seat cinema, a 500 room hotel and 1,500 residential units. A Local Development Agreement and the DRI Development Order for the Village at Gulfstream Park were also were approved at the hearing.
On April 18, 2007 the City Commission approved Application #07-06-DB, Major Development approval of Phase I of the project consisting of 355,814 square feet gross leasable area (GLA) of retail and 75,000 square feet of gross floor area (GFA) of office space.
On February 4, 2009, the City Commission approved Application #93-08-DB for Major Development approval of Phase II of the project consisting of 60,447 square feet (GLA) of additional retail space which increased the total retail/office floor area of the project to 491,261 square feet.
STAFF RECOMMENDS APPROVAL OF THE ABOVE MOTION.
Broward County requires municipalities to enter into an Interlocal Agreement to monitor and report development activity within an approved Local Activity Center to the County. Upon approval by the Commission and execution by the proper City officials, the Agreement City will be presented to the County Commission for their consideration and approval. The Agreement will also be recorded in the Public Records of Broward County.
Fiscal Impact/Cost Summary:
Execution of the attached Interlocal Agreement will have fiscal impact of approximately $400.00 on the City for staff time to prepare the quarterly reports.
Exhibit 1- Draft LAC Interlocal Agreement
Exhibit 2- Map of LAC
Prepared By: _______________________
Christy Dominquez, Director
Planning & Zoning Division
Mark Antonio, City Manager Date
_____Approved _____Disapproved _____Hold for Discussion