Miami Circle - Learn More - Planning Group, Agenda August 13, 2001

Miami Circle/Brickell Point Planning Group
Monday, August 13, 2001, 1:00-3:00pm
Sheraton Biscayne Bay
Parlor 1 of the Bayview Ballroom
495 Brickell Avenue, Miami, Florida

  1. Call to Order, Janet Snyder Matthews
    1. Introduction of Advisory Council members and staff, Janet Snyder Matthews, Director, Division of Historical Resources (10 minutes)
    2. Goals of this meeting, Janet Snyder Matthews (5 minutes)
  2. Greeting and background of public involvement, (invited) Katy Sorenson, Miami-Dade County Commissioner, District 8
  3. Archaeological Background
    1. Archaeology of the Miami Circle, John Ricisak, Miami-Dade County Department of Environmental Regulation and Management (15 minutes)
    2. Archaeology of the Brickell Point property, Ryan Wheeler, Archaeology Supervisor, Research (5 minutes)
    3. Status of Lease and Sublease, Debby Kearney, Esquire, General Counsel, Florida Department of State (10 minutes)
    4. Recent developments since acquisition, Robert S. Carr, Executive Director, Archaeological and Historical Conservancy (10 minutes)
      1. Analysis
      2. Additional fieldwork
  4. Current Issues
    1. Protection and interim management plan for the site, Ryan Wheeler (5 minutes)
    2. Proposed plans for temporary interpretation of the site, representative from the Historical Museum of Southern Florida (5 minutes)
    3.  Proposed plans for temporary public access to the site, Michael Spring, Executive Director, Miami-Dade County Cultural Affairs Council (10 minutes)
    4. Findings of the City of Miami Planning Department, Miami River Master Plan, including legal issues, representative from the Miami River Commission or City of Miami (10 minutes)
  5. Closing Remarks, Janet Snyder Matthews
    1. Schedule and agenda for next meeting coordinated with Senator Graham
      1.   Discussion of Riverwalk plans
      2. Funding, construction and interpretation
    2. Identify individuals and organizations for notification of future meetings
  6. TOUR OF MIAMI CIRCLE conducted by the staff of the Miami-Dade County Historic Preservation Division and the Florida Division of Historical Resources, 3:15pm

NOTE: All information presented at this meeting will be synthesized and distributed to committee members prior to the next meeting. Comments from the public can be submitted in writing or by e-mail. A public forum will be scheduled at a later date.