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File Number: 033389
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File Number: 033389 File Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: R-1426-03 Control: County Commission
File Name: RENAMING FIELD AS NOEL JIMENEZ BASEBALL FIELD Introduced: 12/4/2003
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 12/16/2003
Agenda Date: 12/16/2003 Agenda Item Number: 4U
Notes: Title: RESOLUTION RE-NAMING FIELD NUMBER SIX AT TAMIAMI PARK AS ''NOEL JIMENEZ'' BASEBALL FIELD
Indexes: NONE
Sponsors: Sally A. Heyman, Prime Sponsor
  Joe A. Martinez, Co-Sponsor
  Dr. Barbara Carey-Shuler, Co-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 12/16/2003 4U Adopted P
REPORT: Chairperson Carey-Shuler commented that Noel Jimenez had passed away on Saturday, December 13, 2003. Commissioner Seijas expressed support of this item and stated that re-naming the field after Noel would ensure his memory and what he stood for was kept alive. Chairperson Carey-Shuler asked to co-sponsor the item.

County Attorney 12/4/2003 Assigned Robert A. Ginsburg 12/4/2003

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION RE-NAMING FIELD NUMBER SIX AT TAMIAMI PARK AS "NOEL JIMENEZ" BASEBALL FIELD

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WHEREAS, Noel Jimenez was born on April 5, 1963; and
WHEREAS, Mr. Jimenez is Branch Manager and Vice-President of HSBC Bank in Aventura; and
WHEREAS, Mr. Jimenez is a Trustee Member of the Aventura Marketing Council; and
WHEREAS, Mr. Jimenez' passion is coaching his son's little league baseball team, and
has coached little league baseball at Tamiami Park for the past 10 years; and
WHEREAS, Mr. Jimenez coached the Pony World Series 2000 team, and he has instilled in many children the meaning of teamwork, friendship, respect and how to be good sports whether you win or lose on and off the field; and
WHEREAS, Mr. Jimenez has been battling cancer throughout his body for the last 28 months, and has continued to coach and encourage the kids, teaching them never to quit; and
WHEREAS, Mr. Jimenez has dedicated weeknights and weekends to the children at Tamiami Park; and
WHEREAS, this Board desires to honor Mr. Noel Jimenez by naming field number six at Tamiami Park in his honor; and
WHEREAS, this proposed renaming is located in County Commission District 11,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that:
Section 1. This Board finds that Mr. Noel Jimenez has made a direct, significant lifetime contribution to this community.
Section 2. By three-fifths of the Board Members present, this Board approves the renaming of field number six at Tamiami Park as "Noel Jimenez Baseball Field."



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