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2004-2005

  • Required Developer to pay for Segovia median.
  • Required Developer to pay for traffic calming & drainage.

2008-2009

Served on Coral Gables Public Safety Commission.

2015-2016

  • Reduced density from 103 to 39 units – Villa Valencia.
  • Reduced FAR 1 – Villa Valencia.
  • Obtained Developer Funded 7,500 sq. ft. Public Park.
  • Required Street & Intersection Improvements.
  • Prevented Removal of Specimen Oaks on Almeria.

2017-2019

  • Increased sidewalk space on “as of right” construction project on LeJeune.

Served on Coral Gables Sustainability Board:

  • Pushed the City to Stop Using Glyphosate in parks and city property.
  • Participated in the City’s Bloomberg Project submission (micro grid for public safety building).
  • Created educational materials on recyclable and non-recyclable materials.
  • Pursued Septic to Sewer funding sources.

2019-2020

Served on Planning & Zoning Board:

  • Listened to and read all resident comments and requests.
  • Requested earlier Notice to Residents.
  • Requested electronic Notice to Residents.
  • Opposed 7-story hotel, without on-site parking, on Miracle Mile.
  • Required compliance with Zoning & ADA Codes.
  • Required compliance with Parking Code and parking needs of neighborhoods that exceeded the Code.
  • Requested wider sidewalks in new developments unobstructed with poles and benches.
  • Requested greater set-backs on townhouses.
  • Requested preservation of healthy specimen trees.
  • Requested Open and Green Space in projects shaded with trees.
  • Requested comprehensive traffic impact study with proportional financial contribution by developers for Crafts Section proposed zoning changes, rather than the standard one-project at a time approach that fails to capture the total traffic impact.

1 FAR (Floor area ratio) is the measurement of a building’s floor area in relation to the size of the lot/parcel that the building is located on. FAR is expressed as a decimal number, and is derived by dividing the total area of the building by the total area of the parcel of land.