Control: Intergov., Recreation & Cultural Affairs Cmte.
File Name: INTERGOVERNMENTAL UPDATE
Agenda Date: 2/9/2005
Agenda Item Number:
REPORT RE: INTERGOVERNMENTAL UPDATE
Sally A. Heyman, Prime Sponsor
Intergov., Recreation & Cultural Affairs Cmte.
Mr. Roman Gastesi, Director, Office of Intergovernmental Affairs (OIA), presented an update on the activities of the OIA and the 2005 State Legislative Session.
Chairwoman Heyman commended Mr. Gastesi and his staff on the timely preparation of the Community Budget Issue Requests (CBIR), which included the House and Senate sponsors and lobbyist assignments. She also commended the County’s lobbyist team.
Commissioner Seijas requested that Mr. Gastesi provide her with the funding amount requested from the State Legislature for the High Risk Nutritional program before the conclusion of today’s (2/9) meeting.
Mr. Gastesi noted a column would be added to the 2005 CBIR Tracking Form to reflect the funding amounts.
Commissioner Moss requested that the Miami-Dade County’s legislative priorities be presented in the form of a brochure.
Chairwoman Heyman noted the County’s legislative priorities would be coded to indicate that Miami-Dade County’s lobbying efforts and issues were shared by other groups, including the South Florida Water Management, Regional Transportation, Chambers of Commerce and Farm Bureau.
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