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File Number: 140098
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File Number: 140098 File Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: R-222-14 Control: County Commission
File Name: PHCD FLORIDA CITY LAND TRANSFER RESIDENTIAL PARCELS Introduced: 1/15/2014
Requester: Public Housing and Community Development Cost: Final Action: 3/4/2014
Agenda Date: 3/4/2014 Agenda Item Number: 8K2
Notes: Title: RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CONVEYANCE OF SIX (6) VACANT LAND PARCELS TO THE FLORIDA CITY COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING FOR LOW AND MODERATE INCOME FAMILIES AT A PRICE OF TEN DOLLARS ($10.00) AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH FLORIDA STATUTE 125.38; AUTHORIZING THE WAIVER OF ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER 8-4 AS IT PERTAINS TO REVIEW BY THE PLANNING ADVISORY BOARD; AUTHORIZING THE BOARD’S CHAIRPERSON TO EXECUTE COUNTY DEED FOR SUCH PURPOSE; AND AUTHORIZING THE COUNTY MAYOR OR COUNTY MAYOR’S DESIGNEE TO TAKE ALL ACTION NECESSARY TO ENFORCE THE PROVISIONS SET FORTH IN THE COUNTY DEED
Indexes: LAND PARCEL
Sponsors: Dennis C. Moss, Prime Sponsor
Sunset Provision: No Effective Date: Expiration Date:
Registered Lobbyist: None Listed


Legislative History

Acting Body Date Agenda Item Action Sent To Due Date Returned Pass/Fail

Board of County Commissioners 3/4/2014 8K2 Adopted P

Health & Social Services Committee 2/10/2014 3C Forwarded to BCC with a favorable recommendation P
REPORT: Assistant County Attorney Terrence Smith read the foregoing proposed resolution into the record. Hearing no questions or comments, the Committee members proceeded to vote on the foregoing proposed resolution, as presented.

County Attorney 1/23/2014 Assigned Terrence A. Smith 1/23/2014

County Attorney 1/22/2014 Assigned County Mayor
REPORT: Item returned to Agenda office

County Attorney 1/17/2014 Assigned Terrence A. Smith 1/22/2014

County Mayor 1/15/2014 Assigned County Attorney 3/4/2014
REPORT: PHCD - Commissioner Moss sponsors - Pending Feb cmte - County Attorney: Terrence Smith - Attachments: County Deed

County Mayor 1/15/2014 Assigned Russell Benford 1/15/2014

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CONVEYANCE OF SIX (6) VACANT LAND PARCELS TO THE FLORIDA CITY COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF AFFORDABLE HOUSING FOR LOW AND MODERATE INCOME FAMILIES AT A PRICE OF TEN DOLLARS ($10.00) AND IN ACCORDANCE WITH FLORIDA STATUTE 125.38; AUTHORIZING THE WAIVER OF ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER 8-4 AS IT PERTAINS TO REVIEW BY THE PLANNING ADVISORY BOARD; AUTHORIZING THE BOARD’S CHAIRPERSON TO EXECUTE COUNTY DEED FOR SUCH PURPOSE; AND AUTHORIZING THE COUNTY MAYOR OR COUNTY MAYOR’S DESIGNEE TO TAKE ALL ACTION NECESSARY TO ENFORCE THE PROVISIONS SET FORTH IN THE COUNTY DEED

BODY
WHEREAS, this Board desires to accomplish the purposes outlined in the accompanying memorandum, a copy of which is incorporated herein by reference; and

WHEREAS, the properties, which are more fully described in Attachments A and B (Properties”), were purchased with Miami-Dade County Community Development Block Grant Funds; and

WHEREAS, the Properties are in the Miami-Dade County Public Housing and Community Development inventory for development of affordable housing; and

WHEREAS, the City of Florida City (the “City”), a municipality, through the Florida City Community Redevelopment Agency (“Agency”) requested in a letter dated December 16, 2013, a copy of which is attached hereto as Attachment C, that the County convey of the Properties to the Agency for the purpose of developing them as affordable housing for low and moderate income families; and

WHEREAS, the Properties are not needed for County purposes; and

WHEREAS, the City and the CRA have assured the County and the Board is satisfied, that through this conveyance the Properties will be developed in a manner that will provide the development of low and moderate income housing; and

WHEREAS, it is in the best interest of the County to facilitate the City’s and the CRA’s redevelopment of the Properties to improve the lives of the residents and the community as a whole,

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that this Board hereby approves the conveyance of the Properties located in Florida City and legally described in the attached County Deed, to the Florida City Community Redevelopment Agency for the development of the properties for affordable housing for low and moderate income families at a cost of ten dollars ($10.00); authorizes the Board’s Chairperson to execute a County Deed, in substantially the form attached hereto as Attachment B, and made a part hereof; and authorizes the County Mayor or the County Mayor’s designee to take all actions necessary to enforce the provisions set forth in the County Deed. Further, the County Mayor or the County Mayor’s designee, pursuant to Resolution No. R-974-09, shall record the public record of all deeds, covenants, reverters and mortgages creating or reserving a real property interest in favor of the County and shall provide a copy of such recorded instruments to the Clerk of the Board within thirty (30) days of execution and final acceptance. The Board directs the Clerk of the Board, pursuant to Resolution No. R-974-09, to attach and permanently store a recorded copy of any instrument in accordance herewith together with this resolution.

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Date: March 4, 2014

To: Honorable Chairwoman Rebecca Sosa
and Members, Board of County Commissioners

From: Carlos A. Gimenez
Mayor

Subject: Resolution Authorizing the Conveyance of Six Vacant Parcels to the Florida City
Community Redevelopment Agency

STAFF RECOMMENDATION
Recommendation
It is recommended that the Board of County Commissioners (Board) approve the attached resolution to do the following:

1. Convey six (6) vacant land parcels (Properties) located in Florida City to the Florida City Community Redevelopment Agency (Agency) for the purpose of redevelopment of the properties as affordable housing for low and moderate income families, subject to the County’s reverter;
2. Waive the requirements of Administrative Order 8-4 as it relates to review by the Planning Advisory Board;
3. Authorize the execution of County deeds by the Board’s Chairperson for such purposes; and
4. Authorize the County Mayor or County Mayor’s designee to take all action necessary to enforce the provisions of the County Deed.

The conveyance of the vacant land complies with Section 125.38 of the Florida Statutes which permits the disposition of County property to the United States, departments of the United States, state or political subdivision, agency, or municipality, or not-for-profit corporation organized for the purposes of promoting community interest and welfare without using the competitive bidding process.

Scope
The Properties are currently owned by the County and maintained by Public Housing and Community Development (Department) and are located in Commission District 9, represented by Miami-Dade County Commissioner Dennis C. Moss. Attachment A provides the folios of the Properties.

Fiscal Impact/Funding Source
The Properties are currently undeveloped and the County is responsible for its maintenance. It is in the County’s best interest to convey the Properties to the Agency to: 1) assist the Agency and Florida City in developing the Properties in a manner that will promote the public or community welfare, which includes the development of much needed affordable housing; 2) reduce the property maintenance expenses currently assumed by the County; and 3) address the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (Housing and Urban Development) concerns regarding land banking The total funds spent as of October 7, 2013 for the acquisition and maintenance of the properties is approximately $149,202.00 (Attachment A). The conveyance of the Properties to the Agency for the purpose of redevelopment into affordable housing is ten dollars ($10.00) for each executed deed.

Track Record/Monitor
A County Deed will be issued for the conveyance of the parcels to the Agency in substantially the form attached in Attachment B. Freddie Nay, Housing Asset Management Specialist with the Department’s Contract Administration Division, will manage the conveyance of these properties with the assistance of the Internal Services Department’s Real Estate Section.

MANAGER'S BACKGROUND
Background
Resolution No. R-376-11, approved by the Board on May 3, 2011, requires that any resolution authorizing the improvement, rehabilitation or conveyance of County-owned real property appropriate for or to be used for affordable housing include the following information:

Background: The County acquired the Properties with Community Development Block Grant Funds in 1998 with the intent to utilize the land for affordable housing. The Properties have remained vacant. The Agency sent a letter December 16, 2013, which is attached hereto as Attachment C, expressing interest in acquiring the Properties for the purpose of redeveloping them as affordable housing for low and moderate income families. The conveyance of the Properties, which are within the target corridors of the Agency’s Redevelopment Plan, will allow the Agency to enhance the target corridor and place the Properties back on the tax roll.

County Investment: Acquisition cost totaled $88,042.00 and as of October 7, 2013, the County has expended $61,160.00 for maintenance. The Properties are tax deed free and clear of liens and taxes.

Property Info: The Properties are all located in Commission District 9. The folio numbers, addresses, acquisition costs, annual maintenance, and assessed value are included on Attachments A and B.

Restrictions: The Properties will be conveyed subject to the following restrictions:

* The Agency has assured the County that it will use the Properties in a manner that will promote the public or community welfare, thus complying with the conditions required for the sale of County-owned property as set forth in Florida Statue Section 125.38.
* The affordable housing developed on the Properties shall be sold to a qualified low to moderate income family within five (5) years of conveyance of the Properties.
* The County Deed includes covenants running with the land regarding Project Improvements and completion of the Agency’s obligations.

* Remedies: In the event that the Agency defaults on the deed restrictions, the County shall have the right to exercise the reverter provisions as required by Resolution No. R-461-13.

Attachments


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Russell Benford
Deputy Mayor



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