Canceled per Emergency Order 24-20
WHEREAS, on March 19, 2020, the County Mayor issued Emergency Order 06-20; and
WHEREAS, Emergency Order 06-20 directed the closure of all parks, beaches, and recreation facilities; and
WHEREAS, Emergency Order 06-20 provided for amendment by filing written notice with the clerk; and
WHEREAS, the County Mayor issued Amendment No. 1 to Emergency Order 06-20 on March 20, 2020; and
WHEREAS, Amendment No. 1 to Emergency Order 06-20 excluded marinas, boat launches, docking, fueling, marine supply and other marina services from being closed; and
WHEREAS, Amendment No. 2 to Emergency Order 06-20 closed marinas, boat launches, docking, fueling, marine supply and other marina services, with an exception for commercial fishing purposes and support for such services; and
WHEREAS, federal, state, and local marine operations and support for such operations are necessary to enforce the closures; and
WHEREAS, as a result it is necessary to outline additional essential services for which marinas, boat launches, docking, fueling, marine supply and other marina services provide support,
THEREFORE, as County Mayor of Miami-Dade County, I hereby order:
- Paragraph 1 of Emergency Order 06-20 is hereby amended and restated as follows:
All parks, beaches, and recreational facilities in the incorporated and unincorporated areas of Miami-Dade County shall close at 9:00 a.m., March 19, 2020. This order shall apply to both publicly-owned and privately-owned parks, beaches, and recreational facilities. This order does not apply to parks, beaches, and recreational facilities under the jurisdiction of the State of Florida and the federal government.
All marinas and boat launches, docking, fueling, marine supply, and other marina services in the incorporated and unincorporated areas of Miami-Dade County shall close effective immediately.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, >>marinas and boat launches, docking, fueling, marina supply, and other marina services may remain open only to the extent necessary to support the following limited operations to:<<
>>(a)<< allow any person with a commercial saltwater license issued by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission to enter and use Miami-Dade County owned or operated marinas for commercial fishing purposes only>>;<<[[Marina supply and fueling stations necessary to support commercial fishing purposes may remain open to the extent of such support.]]
>>(b) support patrol, enforcement, and rescue activity by federal, state and local government agencies;
(c) accommodate boats or ferries in support of PortMiami or Fisher Island operations;
(d) accommodate persons living aboard their vessels;
(e) accommodate persons returning to the United States from international voyages; and
(f) authorize persons needing to remove their vessel from the water or to perform emergency maintenance on a vessel, marinas, fueling stations, and marine supply services.<<
- The balance of Emergency Order 06-20 as amended remains in full force and effect and is subject to further amendment as set forth in Emergency Order 06-20.