Miami-Dade Legislative Item
File Number: 041419
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File Number: 041419 File Type: Resolution Status: Amended
Version: 0 Reference: Control: County Commission
File Name: SALUTE TO OUR FLORIDA HEROES Introduced: 5/14/2004
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action:
Agenda Date: Agenda Item Number: 10A2
Notes: SEE 041827 FOR FINAL VERSION AS ADOPTED Title: RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COUNTY MANAGER TO DETERMINE AN APPROPRIATE FUNDING SOURCE TO PROVIDE IN-KIND SERVICES OR FUNDS FOR THE JULY 10, 2004 SALUTE TO OUR FLORIDA HEROES CELEBRATION AT BAYFRONT PARK IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $75,000
Indexes: IN-KIND SERVICES
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 5/25/2004 10A2 Amended
REPORT: (See Agenda Item 10A2 Amended, Legislative File No. 041827, for amended version.)

Budget and Finance Committee 5/20/2004 2A Forwarded to BCC with a favorable recommendation P
REPORT: Vice Chairperson Sorenson indicated Chairperson Morales would request that the Chairperson of the Board of County Commissioners waive the Committee Rules of Procedure and allow the foregoing resolution to be placed on the May 25, 2004 Commission Agenda.

County Attorney 5/14/2004 Assigned Budget and Finance Committee 5/20/2004

County Attorney 5/14/2004 Assigned Mariela Martinez-Cid 5/14/2004

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COUNTY MANAGER TO DETERMINE AN APPROPRIATE FUNDING SOURCE TO PROVIDE IN-KIND SERVICES OR FUNDS FOR THE JULY 10, 2004 SALUTE TO OUR FLORIDA HEROES CELEBRATION AT BAYFRONT PARK IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $75,000

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WHEREAS, Miami-Dade County and the City of Miami have joined in a collaborative effort to honor the local men and women of our Armed Forces, who have served and will continue to serve our country abroad; and
WHEREAS, recently, the Florida National Guard was called into active duty for the first time since the Vietnam War; and
WHEREAS, many of the reserve units recently called into active duty are comprised of hard-working Miami-Dade County residents; and
WHEREAS, this Board recognizes the great sacrifices made by these soldiers to uphold treasured freedoms and liberties; and
WHEREAS, Miami-Dade County and the City of Miami have scheduled the "Salute to Our Florida Heroes" celebration on July 10, 2004 at Bayfront Park and have created a joint Planning Committee to ensure the event's success; and
WHEREAS, the "Salute to Our Florida Heroes" event will be a family-oriented event, with top entertainment hosting thousands of military personnel and their families; and
WHEREAS, four other cities in Florida, including Tampa, Panama City, Orlando and Jacksonville will be hosting "Salute to Our Florida Heroes" celebrations throughout the summer months; and
WHEREAS, the Governor of the State of Florida and other national leaders are expected to attend the various celebrations throughout the state honoring our local men and women of the Armed Forces; and
WHEREAS, the City of Miami has committed $75,000 in support of this event and has delegated responsibility for the event logistics to the Bayfront Park Management Trust; and
WHEREAS, the joint Planning Committee for the event will endeavor to secure sponsorships and other support for the event to offset the total projected budget, which is attached hereto; and
WHEREAS, this Board desires to provide support for the July 10, 2004 "Salute to Our Florida Heroes" celebration at Bayfront Park,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that the Board directs the County Manager to determine an appropriate funding source to provide in-kind services or funds for the July 10, 2004 "Salute to Our Florida Heroes" event at Bayfront Park in an amount not to exceed $75,000.



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