Miami-Dade Legislative Item
File Number: 020714
   

File Number: 020714 File Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: R-322-02 Control: County Commission
File Name: SISTER CITY PROGRAM WITH PEREIRA, COLOMBIA Introduced: 3/11/2002
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 3/26/2002
Agenda Date: 3/26/2002 Agenda Item Number: 9A5
Notes: Title: RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING A SISTER CITY PROGRAM BETWEEN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY AND THE CITY OF PEREIRA, COLOMBIA
Indexes: SISTER CITIES
Sponsors: Joe A. Martinez, 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 3/26/2002 9A5 Adopted P

Ways and Means Committee 3/19/2002 2A Forwarded to the full Board by BCC Chairperson 3/26/2002
REPORT: The foregoing proposed resolution was forwarded to the March 26, 2002 County Commission meeting at the request of Chairperson Margolis.

County Attorney 3/11/2002 Assigned Angelique Ortega

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING A SISTER CITY PROGRAM BETWEEN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY AND THE CITY OF PEREIRA, COLOMBIA

BODY
WHEREAS, representatives of Miami-Dade County, Florida and the City of Pereira, Colombia have met and expressed a desire to establish a Sister City affiliation between the two governments and their people; and
WHEREAS, Miami-Dade County is the new home of many of Pereira's sons and daughters, and the two governments base significant portions of their economies on tourism and conventions; the guidelines established in Resolution No. R-416-95 are therefore met; and
WHEREAS, both Miami-Dade County and Pereira, Colombia shall agree to cooperate in order to expand trade, commerce, and educational opportunities; and
WHEREAS, this Board wishes to establish an official Sister City affiliation between Miami-Dade County and the City of Pereira, Colombia,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA:
Section 1. This Board, on behalf of the Citizens of Miami-Dade County, Florida hereby establishes a Sister City affiliation with the government and the citizens of the City of Pereira, Colombia.
Section 2. A committee of private citizens shall be appointed and governed by the Miami-Dade County Sister Cities Program to carry out the objectives of fostering enhanced economic and social relations between the two governments and their people.



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