Item # 7.D
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 Regional Activity Center.
CAD # 017/09
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 City’s Regional Activity Center.
2. The City Manager to execute all related documents.
Why Action is Necessary
Pursuant to the requirements of the Broward County Land Use Plan, Section IV an interlocal agreement shall be executed for Regional 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. Accordingly, the County Attorney has 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 and enforce permitted land use densities and intensities within the Regional Activity Center (RAC) and submit quarterly reports to the Broward County Planning Council.
Is this Action Goal Related
This action addresses the following City’s Strategic Priorities:
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 July 21, 2010, the City Commission approved Second Reading of Ordinance No. 2010-12 amending the Future Land Use Element of the City’s Comprehensive Plan to create a Regional Activity Center (RAC) Land Use. At the same meeting, the Commission also approved Ordinance No. 2010-11 to designate the Regional Activity Center Land Use Designation for the area generally bounded by Federal Highway to the east, County Line Road to the south, Dixie Highway to the west, and along the Foster Road and Pembroke Road Corridors (Please refer to the attached Exhibit 2, map of the amended area).
The Hallandale Beach RAC is comprised of the following:
Acreage: Approximately 464.49 net acres
Density/Intensity of Land Uses:
Land Use _ Maximum
Residential: 4241* dwelling units
General Commercial: 120.54 net acres
Neighborhood Commercial: 16.40 net acres
Commercial Recreation: 45.95 net acres
Institutional: 17.83 net acres
Employment Center: 3.61 net acres
Light Industrial: 10.15 net acres
Public Parks: 17.04 net acres
Low Density to up to 7.0 11.55 net acres
Low Medium Density up to 14.0 158.01 net acres
Medium Density up to 18.0 57.04 net acres
High Density up to 50.0 6.37 net acres
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 Regional Activity Center to the County. Upon approval by the City Commission and execution by the proper City officials, the Agreement will be forwarded to the County Attorney’s Office for placement on the County Commission’s agenda for their consideration and approval.
The RAC Land Use requires the City adopt land development regulations to protect established residential neighborhoods within and adjacent to the RAC area while allowing appropriate redevelopment to take place.
As part of the RAC implementation process, consulting services by Calvin Giordano and Associates are being utilized at this time to assist staff in developing the appropriate land development regulations. It is anticipated the amendments will be completed within the next 6 months.
Fiscal Impact/Cost Summary:
Execution of the attached Interlocal Agreement will have a fiscal impact of approximately $400 on the City for staff time to prepare the quarterly reports.
Exhibit 1- Draft RAC Interlocal Agreement
Exhibit 2- Hallandale Beach Regional Activity Center Map
Prepared By: _______________________
Christy Dominquez, Director
Planning & Zoning Division
Mark Antonio, City Manager Date
_____Approved _____Disapproved _____Hold for Discussion