Miami-Dade Legislative Item
File Number: 041326
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File Number: 041326 File Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: R-644-04 Control: Board of County Commissioners
File Name: ESTABLISH SISTER CITIES AFFILIATION BETWEEN MDC & ST. KITS Introduced: 5/5/2004
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 5/11/2004
Agenda Date: 5/11/2004 Agenda Item Number: 10A4SUBSTITUTE
Notes: Title: RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING A SISTER CITIES AFFILIATION BETWEEN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA AND ST. KITTS AND NEVIS, W.I. [SEE ORIGINAL ITEM UNDER FILE NO. 041005]
Indexes: SISTER CITIES
Sponsors: Jose "Pepe" Diaz, 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 5/11/2004 10A4 SUBSTITUTE Adopted P

County Attorney 5/5/2004 Assigned Murray A. Greenberg

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION ESTABLISHING A SISTER CITIES AFFILIATION BETWEEN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA AND ST. KITTS AND NEVIS, W.I.

BODY
WHEREAS, representatives of Miami-Dade County and St. Kitts and Nevis, have expressed a desire to establish a Sister Cities affiliation between the two governments; and
WHEREAS, both Miami-Dade County and St. Kitts and Nevis by virtue of geography, economic relations and cultural compatibilities, have already established strong ties with the County. Both communities have overlapping interests in areas such as trade, tourism, hospitality management and health care, and therefore meet the guidelines established in Resolution No. R-416-95; and
WHEREAS, both Miami-Dade County and St. Kitts and Nevis shall agree to cooperate in order to expand trade, cultural opportunities and issues of health and environment between them; and
WHEREAS, both Miami-Dade County and St. Kitts and Nevis shall agree to cooperate in order to expand trade, cultural opportunities and issues of health and environment between them,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that:
Section 1. This Board, on behalf of the citizens of Miami-Dade County, Florida hereby establishes a Sister City affiliation with the government of St. Kitts and Nevis, W.I.
Section 2. A private citizen shall be appointed to the Sister Cities Program Coordinating Council to carry out the objectives of fostering enhanced economic and social relations between the two governments and their people.
Section 3. The Miami-Dade Sister Cities Program shall assist in coordinating projects to increase and promote trade, commerce and cultural ties between the two communities.



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