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CITY OF MIAMI, FLORIDA INTER-OFFICE MEMORANDUM ‘The Honorable Francis Suarez and © °*"* December 6, 2019 ue Members of the City Commission suc Two-year Selected Accomplishments om Emilio T. Gonzalez, Ph.D. reson City Mana . As we pass the two-year mark of our administration, please allow me to share some highlighted accomplishments we have achieved during this time. We are especially proud of our stewardship of taxpayer resources that has resulted in the current year's adopted operating budget being lower than last year's amended operating budget, the second lowest millage rate in 55 years, and the city’s highest ever bond rating. ‘We look forward to working together to continue placing our residents on a pathway to prosperity and improving our quality of life while making our neighborhoods safer and more resilient. TOP HIGHLIGHTS: ‘* FY 19-20 operating budget LOWER than . FY 18-19 amended operated budget Millage rate second lowest in fifty-five years $2 million added to reserves Highest bond rating (Aa2) in city history Top five fastest growing city in the US #1 City in the US for Small Business Growth (Forbes) 5.5 million riders on trolley / Expansion into Flagami and Little Haiti + $3 billion in new construction * 50-year low homicide rate + Successfully negotiated settlements with police and fire unions that eliminated significant risk to large cash outlays that could have pressured the City’s overall financial resilience © 30 plus resilience projects from the Miami Forever Bond AWARDS AND RECOGNITION Ocean Conservancy first Shores Forward Partnership December 2019 Selected participant in Center for Community Investment’s Connect Capital initiative, 2018 Forbes: Top U.S. City for Small Business Growth, 2019 Government Finance Officers. Association: Distinguished Budget Presentation Award, 2018, 2019 Florida Recreation and Parks Association: Agency of Excellence Award in Environmental Sustainability, 2018 Achieved Tree City USA Status, 2018, 2019 CREATING A PATHWAY TO PROSPERITY FOR ALL MIAMIANS Anti-Poverty Initiative increased Opportunity Center providing training and jobs for Miamians $50,000 Miami-Dade College Completion Scholarships Partnered with United Way Learning Centers First in State Child Savings Account Program Launched $1 million Elderly Rental Assistance Program Delivered AC units to Liberty Square Public housing residents National Procurement _nstitute: Outstanding Agency Accreditation Achievement Award, 2018 National Procurement institute: Achievement of Excellence in Procurement Award, 2018, 2019 Maintained highest general obligation credit rating (Aa2) in City’s history, 2019 CIGNA: Well-Being Award — for commitment to improving employee health, 2019 Government Technology: 1" Place - 2019 Digital Cities Survey, 2019 State of Florida Veteran Friendly City Successfully challenged Pottinger Settlement while increasing outreach to homeless persons MAKING MIAMI MORE RESILIENT Launched 30 projects from the Miami Forever Bond Program Resilient 305 Strategy Climate Ready Strategy Tree Masterplan Hosted the Honorable Ban Ki:Moon, former Secretary General of the United Nations and the Honorable Cora Nieuwenhuizen, Netherlands Minister of Water and Infrastructure IMPROVING OUR QUALITY OF LIFE Lowest homicide rate in 50 years More police on the streets than at any time in city history Affordable Housing expected in January 2020 Masterplan IMPROVING INTERNAL PROCESSES Electronic Plan Review Expedited Permitting Process Permit Concierge service Successfully Negotiated Three Union Contracts (General employees / Police / Fire) saving taxpayers millions. New website redesign MIAMI'S INTERNATIONAL OUTREACH Hosted 2 Consular Corps recey 2018 & 2019 Increased illegal dumping and graffiti abatement measures Increased code enforcement by 65% Miami Innovation Academy — now a national model for innovation in the public sector Initiated close to 70 efficiency initiatives with nearly half completed for process improvements across the organization Successfully Settlement negotiated Flagstone Hosted delegations and held meetings with dignitaries from various foreign countries including: Hungary, Qatar, New Zealand, Brazil, Taiwan, Mexico, The Netherlands, Ireland STATE OF FLORIDA LEGISLATION AND BUDGET 2018 SESSION Total: $4,000,000 Miami Biscayne Bay Tidal Valves and Storm Water Improvements for $1.5 Million. The 1-395 Underdeck open-space and Heritage Trail for $800,000. (vetoed) Miami Fire-Rescue Department Mobile ‘Command Vehicle for $600,000. $2,900,000 after vetoes Miami Dade County Operation Blue and Brown for $500,000. Downtown Miami Pedestrian Bridge ~ Phase 1 for $300,000. (vetoed) Involuntary Outpatient Services Pilot Program for $300,000. HB 385- Transportation by Representative Bryan Avila changes the transportation % penny surtax formula to benefit the City of Miami. In 2022, the total percentage of funds that will be allocated to municipalities within Miami-Dade County increase to 25%. This would generate an increase in the range of $2-$4 million for the City of Miami $16.9 million FEMA reimbursements: © $7.3 Million Debris Removal Operations after Hurricane Irma © $5.2 Police Emergency Response and Purchases © $4.4 Million Debris Removal Operations after Hurricane Irma SELECTED INFRASTRUCTURE IMPROVEMENTS Pot holes: © FYI8 4,225 + FYI9 3,506 Sidewalk Repaired: © FYI8 274,883 SF © FYI9 475,805 SF Trash holes fille * Fig 1,741 * FYI9 2,963 ‘Storm Sewer Pipes Cleaned: © FYI8 202,633 FT © Fv19 202,818 FT