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CITY OF SOUTH MIAMI
OFFICE OF THE CITY MANAGER
THE CITY OF PLEASANT LIVING INTER-OFFICE MEMORANDUM

To: The Honorable Mayor & Members of the City Commission

FROM: Steven Alexander, City Manager

DATE: June 2, 2015 Agenda Item No.: 3
SUBJECT: A Resolution authorizing the City Manager to extend the existing agreement
to the end of the fiscal year and to enter into a multi-year agreement with
Gomez Barker Associates, Inc. for Lobbying Services as required by the City.

Background: The firm of Gomez Barker Associates, Inc. has been serving the City for many
years and continues to provide and serve the City with expert consulting
services. The City relies on lobbying and consulting services as well as
representation to ensure the City is successful in securing appropriates and
funding during the State of Florida Legislature, State of Florida administrative
agencies, the Florida Governor and Cabinet.

Due to the difference between the termination date of the current contract and
the beginning of the new fiscal year, we are proposing to extend the current
contract for three months to bridge the gap enabling us to start the new
contract concurrent with the new fiscal year.

The term of this contract is for three (3) years and shall be automatically renew
for an additional two (2) year period unless the City or the contractor do not
wish to renew at the end of the initial three year period. The term of this
contract shall commence on June 30, 2015for a three year period.

For the first three year term the contract price shall be $54,000 per year; and
for the extension term the contract it shall be $60,000 per year unless a higher
rate is agreed upon in writing and approved by the City Commission.

AMOUNT: $162,000 for a three year period.

ACCOUNT: 001-1310-513-3450

ATTACHMENTS: Resolution for approval.
Agreement for Legislative Consultant Services with Gomez Barker Associates,
Inc.
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2
3 RESOLUTION NO. _ _ _ _ _ __
4
5 A Resolution authorizing the City Manager to extend the existing agreement to
6 the end of the fiscal year and to enter into a multi-year agreement with Gomez
7 Barker Associates, Inc. for Lobbying Services as required by the City.
8
9 ,
10 WHEREAS, the firm of Gomez Barker Associates, Inc. has been serving the City for many
11 years and continues to provide and serve the City with expert consulting services; 'ilnd
12
13 WHEREAS, the City relies on lobbying and consulting services as well as representation to
14 ensure the City is successful in securing appropriations and funding from the State of Florida
15 Legislature, State of Florida administrative agencies, the Florida Governor and Cabinet; and
16
17 WHEREAS, the City Commission authorizes the City Manager to execute a contract with the
18 firm of Gomez Barker Associates, Inc. to start its work on the City's behalf commencing on June 30,
19 2015.
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21 NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED BY THE MAYOR AND CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY
22 OF SOUTH MIAMI, FLORIDA;
23
24 Section 1. The City Manager is authorized to extend the current contract for a period of
25 three months expiring on September 30, 2015, and to enter into a multi-year agreement with
26 Gomez Barker Associates, Inc. commencing on or about October 1, 2015 and providing for an
27 effective date.
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29 Section 2. Severability. If any section, clause, sentence, or phrase of this resolution is for
30 any reason held invalid or unconstitutional by a court of competent jurisdiction, this holding shall
31 not affect the validity of the remaining portions of this resolution.
32
33 Section 3. Effective Date: This resolution shall take effect immediately upon approval by
34 the City Commission.
35
36 PASSED AND ADOPTED this __ day of _ _ _-', 2015.
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39 ATTEST: APPROVED:
40
41 CITY CLERK MAYOR
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43 COMMISSION VOTE:
44 Mayor Stoddard:
45 READ AND APPROVED AS TO FORM, Vice Mayor Harris:
46 LANGUAGE, LEGALITY AND Commissioner Edmond:
47 EXECUTION THEREOF Commissioner Liebman:
48 Commissioner Welsh:
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50 CITY ATTORNEY
AGREEMENT FOR EXPERT LEGISLATIVE CONSULTANT SERVICES

TillS AGREEMENT, entered into this __ day of ,2015, by the CITY
OF SOUTH MIAMI through its Manager, both of whom shall be hereinafter referred to as the
"CITY" where applicable; located at 6130 Sunset Drive, South Miami, FL., E-mail:
salexander@southmiamifl.gov and Gomez Barker Associates, Inc. a Florida corporation, with
an office and principal place of business located at 2350 Coral Way, #301, Miami, FL, 33145,
(hereinafter called the "CONTRACTOR").

WITNESSETH:

WHEREAS, the CITY is in need of expert legislative consulting services; and
WHEREAS, the CITY desires to retain the CONTRACTOR to provide the required
services based on the CONTRACTOR's representations that it is qualified and capable of
providing said services in a professional and timely manner and in accordance with the CITY's
goals and requirements; and
WHEREAS, the CONTRACTOR has agreed to provide the required services III
accordance with the terms and conditions set forth herein.
WHEREAS, the CITY seeks to retain a qualified individual or
CONTRACTOR to represent the CITY in matters relating to the services of an expert
legislative consultant; and
WHEREAS, the CITY needs professional services before the Florida Legislature,
State of Florida administrative agencies, the Florida Governor and Cabinet, etc.; and
WHEREAS, the CITY has employed the services of Gomez Barker since 2012
and they have served the CITY with excellent results;
NOW, THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual covenants and agreements herein
contained, the parties agree as follows:

I) Engagement Of Contractor: Based on the representations of the CONTRACTOR
the CITY hereby retains the CONTRACTOR to provide the services set forth below in the Scope
of Services. The CITY Attorney has determined that CONTRACTOR is an expert for purposes
of the CITYs purchasing policies. .

2) Contract Documents: The Contract Documents shall include this Contract and
the following documents, as well as any attachments or exhibits that are made a part of any of
the documents.

3) Date of Commencement: The CONTRACTOR shall commence the performance of
the Work under this Contract on October 1,2015. Time is ofthe essence. .

4) Primary Contacts: The Primary Contact Person in charge of administering this
Contract on behalf of the CITY is the CITY Manager ("Manager"), assistant Manager, or the
Manager's designee, who shall be designated in a writing signed by the Manager. The Primary
Contact Person for the CONTRACTOR and hislher contact information is as follows: Fausto B.
Gomez, e-mail: fgomez@gomezbarker.com; 2350 Coral Way, #301, Miami, FL, 33145.

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5) Scope of Services: The services to be provided are as' set forth in Exhibit 1, which is
attached hereto and made a part of hereof by reference. If there is any conflict between
the terms of this Agreement and attached Exhibit 1, this Agreement shall govern. These
documents, and all attachments and exhibits to these documents, if any, shall, hereinafter,
be referred to as the Contract Documents.

6) Compensation: The CONTRACTOR's compensation for the performance of this
contract (hereinafter referred to as the Contract Price) shall be $54,000 for the first three-year
term, and $60,000 for the extension term unless a higher rate is agreed upon in writing and
approved by the City Commission.

7) Time Provisions: The term of this contract is three (3) years and shall be
automatically renew for an additional three (3) year period unless the CITY or the
CONTRACTOR do not wish to renew at the end of the initial three-year period. The term of this
contract shall commence on the October 1,2015.

8) Termination: This contract may be terminated without cause by the CITY with 30
days of advanced written notice. This provision supersedes and takes precedence over any
contrary provisions for termination contained in the Contract Documents.

9) Applicable Law and Venue: Florida law shall apply to the interpretation and
enforcement of this Contract. Venue for all proceedings shall be in Miami-Dade County,
Florida.

10) Insurance and Indemnification: CONTRACTOR shall comply with the insurance
and indemnification requirements as set forth in the attached Exhibit 2.

11) Jury Trial Waiver: The parties waive their right to jury trial.

12) Entire Agreement, Modification, and Non-waiver: The Contract Documents
constitute the entire agreement of the parties and supersedes any prior agreements, written or
oral. The Contract Documents may not be modified or amended except in writing, signed by
both parties hereto. The Contract Documents, in general, and this paragraph; in particular, shall
not be modified or amended by any acts or omissions of the parties. No failure to exercise and
no delay in exercising any right, power or privilege shall operate as a waiver. No waiver of the
Contract Documents, in whole or part, including the provisions of this paragraph, may be
implied by any act or omission.

13) Public Records: CONTRACTOR and all of its subcontractors are required to comply
with the public records law (s.119.0701) while providing goods and/or Services on behalf of the
CITY and the CONTRACTOR, under such conditions, shall incorporate this paragraph in all of
its subcontracts for this Project.

14)Drug Free Workplace. The CONTRACTOR shall comply with the Drug Free
Workplace policy set forth in the CITY of South Miami's Personnel Manual, which is made a
part of this Contract by reference.

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15) Transfer and Assignment. None of the work or services under this contract shall be
subcontracted or assigned without prior written consent from the CITY, which may be denied
without cause.

16) Notices. All notices given or required under this contract shall be deemed sufficient
if sent by a method that provides written evidence of delivery, including e-mail and delivered to
the CONTRACTOR or his designated contact person. Return of mail, sent to the address
contained herein for the parties or their contact persons, as not deliverable or for failure to claim
the mail shall be deemed received on the date that the mail is returned to sender.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties, have executed this Contract, on or before the
date first above written, with full knowledge of its content and significance and intending to be
legally bound by the terms hereof.

Gomez Barker Associates, Inc.
Witnessed:
By: - - - - - - - - - - - By: _ _ _ _ _ _ __

[print name of signatory}

ATTESTED: CITY OF SOUTH MIAMI

By: ---::-::---:---c-:-----:--- By:~_ _~_~_ ___
Maria Menendez Steven Alexander
CITY Clerk CITY Manager

Read and Approved as to Form, Language,
Legality and Execution Thereof:
By: ---==:-c-------'-----
CITY Attorney

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EXHIBIT 1

SCOPE OF SERVICES

a) CONTRACTOR shall represent the CITY in matters relating to the services of a
legislative consultant for matters in which the CITY may need professional services before the
Florida Legislature, State of Florida administrative agencies, the Florida Governor and Cabinet,
etc. Such services shall include, but not be limited to, attending state legislative committee
hearings and meetings, rulemaking proceedings or other administrative or legislative agency
meetings.

b) The contract services to be provided by the CONTRACTOR shall include, but not be
limited to, the following: regular, extended, or special legislative sessions and meetings; state
administrative and agency hearings, meetings or rule making proceedings; and legal and
legislative consulting services in accord with the terms, conditions and specifications contained
in this agreement and the scope of service. The CONTRACTOR shall agree to be available at all
times upon reasonable request to meet with the CITY Commission, CITY staff, and others as
specified in order to perform the responsibilities assigned; and to attend meetings, represent the
interests of the CITY, and act as liaison between the CITY and all branches, departments, and
agencies of State government, at any legislative committee meeting or meetings with the
Governor, Cabinet or Cabinet members, or state agencies on matters under the scope of service.

c) The CONTRACTOR shall monitor proposals and activities in meetings regarding state
administrative and agency hearings, as well as in rule challenges in the Division of
Administrative Hearings. This shall include, but not be limited to, a review of the agendas and
provision of notification to the CITY as pertinent issues arise. The CONTRACTOR shall also
report the outcome of such meetings and shall be prepared to lobby committee members prior to
the same such meetings in an effort to advance the CITY's desired positions.

d) There is no finite number of CITY meetings or meetings of governmental agencies that
CONTRACTOR shall be required to attend and in which he must actively participate. The
number of meeting will be determined by the CITY and will be on an as needed basis.

e) Specific Duties and Responsibilities:
• Review on a continuing basis all existing and proposed State policies, programs,
and legislation; identifying those issues that may affect the CITY or its citizens and
regularly inform the CITY of the same; and, provide legal and legislative expertise and
consulting services.

• Review the legislative policy statements adopted by the Florida League of Cities
and the policy statements of other local government lobbying groups for the purpose of
identifying issues, which may impact the CITY.

• Assist the CITY Commission and CITY staff in the coordination and
development of the CITY's legislative program which may include, but are not limited to,
the following: public safety, law enforcement, business attraction and retention,
infrastructure improvements, telecommunications, transportation, solid waste,
enviromnental, affordable housing, economic development, revenue enhancement,
annexation, mandates and other issues.

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• Monitor state legislative committee meetings, state agency hearings and meetings
prior to and during regular and special legislative session(s) at which specific issues
within the CITY's adopted legislative program are considered, as well as other issues that
may arise.

• Work with the CITY Commission, staff and the Miami-Dade County Legislative
Delegation developing special or general legislation in keeping with, or supportive of, the
CITY's adopted legislative program.

• Develop and evaluate strategy for the support, opposition, or amendment of
pending legislation.

• Testify and lobby before the Legislature, Governor and Cabinet, and the Public
Service Commission as necessary on behalf of the CITY, during the annual legislative
session, extended, or special session( s) and at legislative committee meetings and
meetings of the Miami-Dade County Legislative Delegation.

• Appear and testify before state agency hearings, ruIemaking proceedings and
other administrative agency or legislative meetings, as required, to promote, oppose, and
seek passage of legislation affecting the CITY or its citizens, and specific legislation
contained in the CITY's legislative program or as expressed by Resolution.

• Upon request, coordinate appointments/meetings between the CITY Commission
or other CITY staff and appropriate state officials and legislators.

• Such reports may include, but not be limited to, personal briefings and
information bulletins pertinent to any legislation, rules, or regulations, and other state
policies or programs that affect the CITY and its citizens either directly or indirectly. A
written summary report shall be submitted at the end of each Session detailing legislative
action taken during the Session, status of legislative issues, and actions by the Governor
relative to such legislation.

• Provide periodic written reports during those months that the Legislature is not in
session, on issues of interest or concern to the CITY. Such information may include, but
is not limited to, action taken at interim committee meetings, rulemaking hearings, status
of studies ,underway, and advance notice of legislation being proposed.
• Upon request by the CITY, assist the CITY in coordinating applications and
obtaining State permits and grants.

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EXHIBIT 2
Insurance and Indemnification

Insurance Requirements

Without limiting its liability, the contractor, consultant or consulting firm (hereinafter referred to as
"FIRM" with regard to Insurance and Indemnification requirements) shall be required to procure and
maintain at its own expense during the life of the Contract, insurance of the types and in the minimum
amounts stated below as will protect the FIRM, from claims which may arise out of or result from the
contract or the performance of the contract with the City of South Miami, whether such claim is against
the FIRM or any sub-contractor, or by anyone directly or indirectly employed by any of them or by
anyone for whose acts any of them may be liable.

No insurance required by the CITY shall be issued or written by a surplus lines carrier unless authorized
in writing by the CITY and such authorization shall be at the CITY's sole and absolute discretion. The
FIRM shall purchase insurance from and shall maintain the insurance with a company or companies
lawfully authorized to sell insurance in the State of Florida, on forms approved by the State of Florida, as
will protect the FIRM, at a minimum, from all claims as set forth below which may arise out of or result
from the FIRM's operations under the Contract and for which the FIRM may be legally liable, whether
such operations be by the FIRM or by a Subcontractor or by anyone directly or indirectly employed by
any of them, or by anyone for whose acts any of them may be liable: (a) claims under workers'
compensation, disability benefit and other similar employee benefit acts which are applicable to the Work
to be performed; (b) claims for damages because of bodily injury, occupational sickness or disease, or
death of the FIRM's employees; (c) claims for damages because of bodily injury, sickness or disease, or
death of any person other than the FIRM's employees; (d) claims for damages insured by usual personal
injury liability coverage; (e) claims for damages, other than to the Work itself, because of injury to or
destruction of tangible property, including loss of use resulting there from; (t) claims for damages
because of bodily injury, death of a person or property damage arising out of ownership, maintenance or
use of a motor vehicle; (g) claims for bodily injury or property damage arising out of completed
operations; and (h) claims involving contractual liability insurance applicable to the FIRM's obligations
under the Contract.

Firm's Insurance Generally. The FIRM shall provide and maintain in force and effect until all the
Work to be performed under this Contract has been completed and accepted by CITY (or for such
duration as is otherwise specified hereinafter), the insurance coverage written on Florida approved forms
and as set forth below:

Workers' Compensation insurance at the statutory amount as to all employees in compliance with the
"Workers' Compensation Law" of the State of Florida including Chapter 440, Florida Statutes, as
presently written or hereafter amended, and all applicable federal laws. In addition, the policy (ies) must
include: Employers' Liability at the statutory coverage amount. The FIRM shall further insure that all of
its Subcontractors maintain appropriate levels of Worker's Compensation Insurance.

Commercial Comprehensive General Liability insurance with broad form endorsement, as well as
automobile liability, completed operations and products liability, contractual liability, severability of
interest with cross liability provision, and personal injury and property damage liability with limits of
$1,000,000 combined single limit per occurrence and $2,000,000 aggregate, including:
• Personal Injury: $1,000,000;
• Medical Insurance: $5,000 per person;
• Property Damage: $500,000 each occurrence;

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Umbrella Commercial Comprehensive General Liability insurance shall be written on a Florida
approved fonn with the same coverage as the primary insurance policy but in the amount of $1,000,000
per claim and $2,000,000 Annual Aggregate. Coverage must be afforded on a fonn no more restrictive
than the latest edition of the Comprehensive General Liability policy, without restrictive endorsements, as
filed by the Insurance Services Office, and must include:
(a) Premises and Operation
(b) Independent Contractors
(c) Products andlor Completed Operations Hazard
(d) Explosion, Collapse and Underground Hazard Coverage
(e) Broad Fonn Property Damage
(t) Broad Fonn Contractual Coverage applicable to this specific Contract, including any hold hannless
andlor indemnification agreement.
(g) Personal Injury Coverage with Employee and Contractual Exclusions removed, with minimum limits
of coverage equal to those required for Bodily Injury Liability and Property Damage Liability.

Miscellaneons:

If any notice of cancellation of insurance or change in coverage is issued by the insurance company or
should any insurance have an expiration date that will occur during the period of this contract, the FIRM
shall be responsible for securing other acceptable insurance prior to such cancellation, change, or
expiration so as to provide continuous coverage as specified in this section and so as to maintain coverage
during the life of this Contract.

All deductibles must be declared by the FIRM and must be approved by the CITY. At the option of the
CITY, either the FIRM shall eliminate or reduce such deductible or the FIRM shall procure a Bond, in a
fonn satisfactory to the CITY covering the same.

The policies shall contain waiver of subrogation against CITY where applicable, shall expressly provide
that such policy or policies are primary over any other collectible insurance that CITY may have. The
CITY reserves the right at any time to request a copy of the required policies for review. All policies shall
contain a "severability of interest" or "cross liability" clause without obligation for premium payment of
the CITY as well as contractual liability provision covering the Contractors duty to indemniJY the City as
provided in this Agreement.

Before starting the Work, the FIRM shall deliver to the CITY and, certificates of such insurance,
acceptable to the CITY, as well as the insurance binder, if one is issued, the insurance policy, including
the declaration page and all applicable endorsements and provide the name, address and telephone
number of the insurance agent or broker through whom the policy was obtained. The insurer shall be rated
A.VII or better per A.M. Best's Key Rating Guide, latest edition and authorized to issue insurance in the
State of Florida. All insurance policies must be written on fonns approved by the State of Florida and
they must remain in full force and effect for the duration of the contract period with the CITY. The FIRM
may be required by the CITY, at its sole discretion, to provide a "certified copy" of the Policy (as defmed
in Article 1 of this document), which shall include the declaration page and all required endorsements. In
addition, the FIRM shall deliver, at the time of delivery of the insurance certificate, the following
endorsements:

(a) a policy provision or an endorsement with substantially similar provisions as follows:
"The City of South Miami is an additional insured. The insurer shall pay all sums that the City of South
Miami becomes legally obligated to pay as damages because of 'bodily injury", 'property damage', or
"personal and advertising injury" and it will provide to the City all of the coverage that is typically
provided under the standard Florida approved fonns for commercial general liability coverage A and
coverage B";

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(b) a policy provision or an endorsement with substantially similar provisions as follows:

"This policy shall not be cancelled (including cancellation for non-payment of premium), terminated or
materially modified without first giving the City of South Miami ten (10) days advanced written notice of
the intent to materially modify the policy or to cancel or terminate the policy for any reason. The
notification shall be delivered to the City by certified mail, with proof of delivery to the City."

Professional Liability Insurance on a Florida approved form in the amount of $1,000,000 with deductible
per claim if any, not to exceed 5% of the limit of liability providing for all sums which the FIRM shall
become legally obligated to pay as damages for claims arising out of the services or work performed by
the FIRM its agents, representatives, Sub Contractors or assigns, or by any person employed or retained
by him in connection with this Agreement. This insurance shall be maintained for four years after
completion of the construction and acceptance of any Project covered by this Agreement. However, the
FIRM may purchase Specific Project Professional Liability Insurance, in the amount and under the terms
specified above, which is also acceptable. No insurance shall be issued by a surplus lines carrier unless
authorized in writing by the city at the city's sole, absolute and unfettered discretion.

Contractor's Responsibility
Prior to Receiving a Notice to Proceed

Prior to the City issuing a Notice to Proceed, the contractor shall deliver a copy (either hard copy or,
preferably, electronically) of the policy, including the declaration page of the policy and all endorsements
to the policy and provide the City with the name, address, including email address, and phone number of
the contractor's insurance agent.

If the policy does not have a provision or endorsement that provides the City with advanced notice of
cancellation as required by the City, the contractor may still comply with the City's insurance requirement
if the contractor provides the City with proof that the policy premium has been paid in full and provided
the contractor makes arrangements with its insurance company to allow the City to comrrm, monthly, that
the policy is in full force and effect. In addition, the Contractor must either pay the City a monthly
monitoring fee, currently set at $25 per month, or have the amount deducted from the Contractor's
draws/payments.

Indemnification Requirement

A. The Contractor accepts and voluntarily incurs all risks of any injuries, damages, or harm
which might arise during the work or event that is occurring on the CITY's property due to the negligence
or other fault of the Contractor or anyone acting through or on behalf of the Contractor.
B. The Contractor shall indemnify, defend, save and hold CITY, its officers, affiliates,
employees, successors and assigns, harmless from any and all damages, claims, liability, losses, claims,
demands, suits, fmes,judgments or cost and expenses, including reasonable attorney's fees, paralegal fees
and investigative costs incidental there to and incurred prior to, during or following any litigation,
mediation, arbitration and at all appellate levels, which may be suffered by, or accrued against, charged to
or recoverable from the City of South Miami, its officers, affiliates, employees, successors and assigns, by
reason of any causes of actions or claim of any kind or nature, including claims for injury to, or death of
any person or persons and for the loss or damage to any property arising out of a negligent error,
omission, misconduct, or any gross negligence, intentional act or harmful conduct of the Contractor, its
contractor/subcontractor or any of their officers, directors, agents, representatives, employees, or assigns,
or anyone acting through or on behalf of any of them, arising out of this Agreement, incident to it, or
resulting from the performance or non-performance of the Contractor's obligations under this
AGREEMENT.
C. The Contractor shall pay all claims, losses and expenses of any kind or nature whatsoever,
in connection therewith, including the expense or loss of the CITY and/or its affected officers, affiliates,
employees, successors and assigns, including their attorney's fees, in the defense of any action in law or

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equity brought against tbem and arising from tbe negligent error, omission, or act of tbe Contractor, its
Sub-Contractor or any of tbeir agents, representatives, employees, or assigns, andlor arising out of, or
incident to, this Agreement, or incident to or resulting from the performance or non-performance of the
Contractor's obligations under tbis AGREEMENT.
D. The Contractor agrees and recognizes tbat neitber tbe CITY nor its officers, affiliates,
employees, successors and assigns shall be held liable or responsible for any claims, including tbe costs
and expenses of defending such claims which may result from or arise out of actions or omissions of the
Contractor, its contractor/subcontractor or any of their agents, representatives, employees, or assigns, or
anyone acting through or on behalf of tbe them, and arising out of or concerning tbe work or event tbat is
occurring on tbe CITY's property. In reviewing, approving or rejecting any submissions or acts of tbe
Contractor, CITY in no way assumes or shares responsibility or liability for the acts or omissioIis of tbe
Contractor, its contractor/subcontractor or any of tbeir agents, representatives, employees, or assigns, or
anyone acting through or on behalf of them.
E. The Contractor has the duty to provide a defense with an attorney or law firm approved by
the City of Soutb Miami, which approval will not be unreasonably withheld.
F. However, as to design professional contracts, and pursuant to Section 725.08 (I), Florida
Statutes, none of the provisions set forth herein above tbat are in conflict with tbis subparagraph shall
apply and tbis subparagraph shall set forth tbe sole responsibility of tbe design professional concerning
indemnification. Thus, the design professional's obligations as to the City and its agencies, as well as to
its officers and employees, is to indemnify and hold tbem harmless from liabilities, damages, losses, and
costs, including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys' fees, to the extent caused by the negligence,
recklessness, or intentionally wrongful conduct of the design professional and otber persons employed or
utilized by tbe design professional in tbe performance of tbe contract.

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MIAMI DAILY BUSINESS REVIEW
Published' Da;ily exeep1 Saturday, 8vndayand
Legal Holidays
Miami, Miami-Dade Coumy, Florida

STATE OF FLORIDA
COUNTY OF MIAMI-DADE:

Before the undersigned authority personally appeared
M. ZALDIVAR, who on oath says that he or she 1$ the
LEGAL CLERK, Legal Notices of the Miami Dairy Business CITY OF SoUTH MIAMI
Review f/kla Miami Review, a dally '(except Saturday, Sunday
and LegaJ HoHdays) newspaper, published at Miami in Miamj~Dade
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
County, Florida; that the attached copy of advertisement, NonCE IS HEREBY given that the City Commission of the City 01 Sooth
being a Le~al Advertisement bf Notice in the matter of Miami, Aorlda will oonduct Public Hearlng(s) at its regular City
Commission-meeting scheduled for Tues<lay. June 02. 2015 beginning
at 7130 p.m., in the City Commission Chambers, 6130 Sunset Drive, to
CITY OF SOUTH MIAMI - NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING considerthefoUowingitem(s): ~
CITY COMMISSION MEETING FOR JUNE 2, 2015 . A Resolution authorl.Zing the City Manager to extend the existing
agreement to the end of the fiscal year and to enter Into a 3 year
in the XXXX Court, ( agreement with Gomez Barker Associates, Inc. for Lobbyin
was published in said newspaper in the issues of Services as required by the City.

05/22/2015 A Resolution approving a variance based on an application to
permit 3,600 square foot lot where a minimtU11 of 6,000 square
feet is required, to permit a frontage of 40 feet where 60 feet Is
required, and tQ permit an interior side setback (If 5 feet where a
Affiant further says tllat 1he said Miami Dalfy Business minimum of 7.5 feet is required, for a new two-story reSidence
Review is a newspaper published at Miami in said Miami-Dade located al6345 SW 62Avenue, South Miami, Aoride.
County, Florida and that the said newspaper has
heretofore been continuously published in said Miami-Dade County, A Resolution approving a variance based on an application to
Florida, each day (except Saturday, Sunday and Legal Holidays) allow a building coverage of 30.5% where a maximum of 30% is
and has been entered as second class mail matter at the post required, for a one-story addition to a single family residence
office in Miami in said Miami-Dade County, Florida, for a located at7830 SW 57 Court, South Miami, Florida.
period of one year next preceding the first publication of. the
attached copy of advertisement; and affiant further says that he or An Ordinance amending Sec. BA-1 (6) of Chapter BAof the City
she has neither paid nor promised any person, firm or corporation of South Miami's COde of Ordlnancas to provIde an exceptlon for
solicitation of glfts sponsored by non-profit organi;z:ations or tllat
any discount, rebate, commission or refund fqr the purpose
benefit the City and adopting applicable portions of the Mlami-
of securing this advertis en r publication in the said Dade County el~lcs ordinance conceming such exceptions.
newspaper,
An Ordinance amending the Development Agreement between
South Miami Corporation and.the City of South Miami for the
development of the project known as "Project Sunsef', enacted
on June 14. 2005, amended on December 4, 2012., to extend the
expiration date from June 14, 2015 to June 14, 2025, and to
permil amendments agreed to between South Miami Corporation
15 and the City of South Miami.

ALL interested parties are invited, to attend and will be heard.

For further information, please ,contact the City Clerk's OffICe at
305-663-6340.
Maria M. Menendez, CMC
City Clerk
to
PurslJant Florida Statutes 286.0105, the City hereby advises lhe public
that if a .p"erson decides to appeal any decisIon made by this Board,
Agency or Commissfon with respeot to any matter consldered at its
meeting 9r hearing, he or she will need a record of the proceedings, and
that for:such purpose, affected person may need-to ensure that a verbatim
record of the proceedings is made which record includes the lestimony
and eyidence upon which the appeaJis to be based.
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PALMETTO BAY

CITY OF SOUTH MIAMI COURTESY NOTICE
Palmetto Bay Council
NOTICE [S HEREBY lrivcn that the City Commission of the CityofSou!h Miami, Florida will cooduct Public H~'3ring(s)
.•sion
at its regular City Commission meeting scheduled for TuUdav June:Z 201S beginning at 7:00 p.m., in the City c~
Clmmbers, 6130 SUIL'''! Drive, to considerlhe following item(s):
talks traffic; residents vent
A Resolution Clu1horizing the City Manager to extend the existing agreement to the end of
the fiscal year and to emer into a 3 year agreement with Gome~ Barker Associates, Inc. for BY MONIQUE O. MADAN done on the roads. er position to the next meet-
( Lobbying Services as required by the City. mmadan@MiamiHerald,com "Our roads were con- ingonJunel
A Resolution approving a variance basad on an application to permit 3,600 square foot lot The Village of Palmetto structed by Miami-Dade
Bay Council met on Monday. County," Schaffer said. 'We THEY SAID IT
where a minimum of 6,000 square feat is required, to permit a frontage of 40 feet where 60
feat is required, and to permit an interior side setback of 5 feet where a minimum of 7.5 feet is have no control over penna- "We can make temporary
required, for a new two-story residence located at 6345 SW 62Avenue, South Miami, Florida. THE MAIN ITEM calming adjustments to our
nent decisions on county
A Resolution approving a valiance based on an application to allow a building coverage Residents 'vented at the roads." interior roads. but it can't be
of 30.5% where a maximum of 30% is required, for a one-story addition to a single family
residence located at 7830 SW 57 Court, South Miami, Florida. Village Hall podium Monday Schaffer was referring to on major roads. And you
main artery roads such as
night, telling their tales of ter- have to understand that it's
An Ordinance amending Sec. 8A-1 (e) of Chapter SA of the City of South Miami's Code
of Ordinanws to provide an exception for solicitation of grfts sponsored by non-profit rible traffic on their streets.U.S, I, Southwest 136th Street, going to take cooperation
organizations or that benefit the City and adopting applicable portions of the Miami-Dade The mayor and council 152nd Street, 168th Street and from the neighbors,"
County ethics ordinance concerning such exceptions. members listened and then 184th Street, as well as 87th - Councilman Schaffer
An Ordinance amending the Development Agreement between South Miami Corporation discussed traffic calming ini- Avenue, 77th Avenue and
and the City of South Miami for the development of the project known es NProject Sunset~ YOu SAID IT
tiatives, such as speed bwnps. parts of 67th Avenue.
enacted on June 14, 2005, amended on December 4, 2012, to extend the expiration dale from
June 14, 2015 to June 14, 2025, and to penni! amendments agreed to between South Miami traffic circles and signs that "Those are all county "I don't really like the
Corporation and the City of South Miami. would filter non-residential roads; we can't touch those. speed bump idea but at this
ALL interested parties are invited to attend and will be he.rd. traffic during certain times ofWe can make suggestions, point, anything will help ...
the day. but we can't take initial spikes?"
Fur furth~.._infilTIDillifll" plea." COlltact the City Clerk\; Office at: 305_663_6340.
Councilman Tim Schaffer, responsibility," he said. - Palmetto Bay resident
Maria M. Mcncn<kz, CMC who brought the item to the
THE NEXT MEETING
agenda, warned residents OTHER SUSINESS
CityC1erk
Pursuant It> AMid:> Stallln:. 286.0105, !he DIy h=byad_i,e. ,he public ,h., if. P"'"'on d"ddestoaprc.l onyde""ionmndo bythi.fklIlTIl.Al"'n"Y that although they will dis- • Village manager: The • When: 7 p.m. June 1
or Commis.ioll with n.,,,,,,,, '" OJI)' ImItlc", c~'(] a' i.. !llCotillll (Il bearing, ho or sIR: will DoW • =ord "ftho Pf<lc=<llngs. 011<1 th.t fur such
purp=, .~d 1"'''''''' m:J)'Doe<! '" ensure ,ho, A.trbatim ,,,,,ord of the p,o.:eediitg> is made whioh r=rd includ"" the toW"",,,,. ""d ""iden« cuss possible solutions, the council deferred an item re- • Where: 9705 E. Hibis-
upun which Ibo appeal is '0 be b=d. village has "no say" in what is garding a new village manag- cusSc