Miami-Dade Legislative Item
File Number: 032529
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File Number: 032529 File Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: R-1114-03 Control: County Commission
File Name: WAIVER OF FEES FOR IN-KIND POLICE AND FIRE SERVICES Introduced: 9/11/2003
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 10/7/2003
Agenda Date: 10/7/2003 Agenda Item Number: 10A10
Notes: Title: RESOLUTION APPROVING WAIVER OF FEES AND PROVISION OF IN-KIND POLICE, AND FIRE DEPARTMENT SERVICES FOR THE ''HONG KONG DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL IN MIAMI 2003'' SCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER 11 & 12 IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $13,080 AGGREGATE [SEE AGENDA ITEM NO. 11B9]
Indexes: FEE WAIVER
  FIRE DEPARTMENT
  IN-KIND SERVICES
  POLICE
Sponsors: Sally A. Heyman, 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 10/7/2003 10A10 Adopted P

Budget and Finance Committee 10/2/2003 2E Forwarded to BCC with a favorable recommendation P
REPORT: Commissioner Heyman noted the foregoing request for waiver of fees and provision of in-kind police, and fire department services went through the newly established process. She also noted the Miami-Dade Parks and Recreation Department and the County was a sponsor for this event. The Committee proceeded to vote on the foregoing proposed resolution, as presented.

County Attorney 9/11/2003 Assigned Budget and Finance Committee 9/18/2003

County Attorney 9/11/2003 Assigned Mariela Martinez-Cid

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION APPROVING WAIVER OF FEES AND PROVISION OF IN-KIND POLICE, AND FIRE DEPARTMENT SERVICES FOR THE “HONG KONG DRAGON BOAT FESTIVAL IN MIAMI 2003” SCHEDULED FOR OCTOBER 11 & 12 IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $13,080 AGGREGATE

BODY
WHEREAS, the United Chinese Association of Florida, with the support of the Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office, Hong Kong Tourism Boat and Hong Kong Trade Development Office will host the inaugural “Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in Miami 2003” at Haulover Beach Park Marina; and
WHEREAS, the Dragon Boat Festival is a very unique Chinese Culture in action to commemorate Qu Yuan, a patriotic Chinese poet and diplomat (340-278 B.C.); and
WHEREAS, the Dragon Boat Festival symbolizes the unification of our Asian community to promote diversity and ultimately community harmony; and
WHEREAS, this non-profit festival will feature Asian culture, arts, crafts, and products to the residents and visitors of Miami-Dade County; and
WHEREAS, the Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in Miami establishes the “Paddle for Charity” program in their dragon boat competition to raise funds to make a charitable donation to Camillus House and the Miami Springs Chinese Culture Association; and
WHEREAS, this two-day festival is free and open to the public and this Board desires to support this worthwhile event,

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that this Board approves the waiver of fees and the provision of in-kind police services in an amount not to exceed $10,280, and in-kind fire services in an amount not to exceed $2,800, for the “Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival in Miami 2003” at Haulover Beach Park Marina on October 11 & 12, 2003.



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