Miami-Dade Legislative Item
File Number: 052647
   

File Number: 052647 File Type: Resolution Status: Adopted as amended
Version: 0 Reference: R-1071-05 Control:
File Name: HURRICANE RELIEF Introduced: 9/13/2005
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 9/8/2005
Agenda Date: 9/8/2005 Agenda Item Number: 11A11
Notes: THIS IS FINAL VERSION AS ADOPTED. (also see 052639) Title: RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CREATION OF AN EMERGENCY DISASTER RELIEF FUND TO BENEFIT VICTIMS OF NATURAL DISASTERS AND TO AID IN REBUILDING COMMUNITIES AFFECTED BY NATURAL DISASTERS [SEE ORIGINAL ITEM UNDER FILE NO. 052639]
Indexes: HURRICANE KATRINA
Sponsors: Barbara J. Jordan, Prime Sponsor
  Bruno A. Barreiro, Co-Sponsor
  Jose "Pepe" Diaz, Co-Sponsor
  Carlos A. Gimenez, Co-Sponsor
  Sally A. Heyman, Co-Sponsor
  Joe A. Martinez, Co-Sponsor
  Dennis C. Moss, Co-Sponsor
  Dorrin D. Rolle, Co-Sponsor
  Katy Sorenson, Co-Sponsor
  Rebeca Sosa, Co-Sponsor
  Sen. Javier D. Souto, 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

County Attorney 9/13/2005 Assigned Diamela Del Castillo 9/13/2005

Board of County Commissioners 9/8/2005 11A11 AMENDED Adopted as amended P
REPORT: It was moved by Commissioner Jordan that the Board reconsider the foregoing resolution which was adopted by the BCC at its September 2, 2005 Special meeting and assigned Resolution No. R-948-05. This motion was seconded by Commissioner Sosa, and upon being put to a vote, passed by a vote of 12-0 (Commissioner Carey-Shuler was absent). The Board adopted the foregoing resolution as amended to include the following language: " WHEREAS, in order to allow staff flexibility in obtaining and distributing supplies expeditiously, the procurement procedures and competitive bidding requirements provided in Administrative Order No. 3-38 are hereby waived for each purchase involving expenditures from this fund of less than $100,000, and WHEREAS,staff is authorized to receive and expend dollars donated into this fund by citizen and/or private entities; and WHEREAS, the Board will identify how dollars are to be spend, if not identivied/specified by the donor(s)."

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CREATION OF AN EMERGENCY DISASTER RELIEF FUND TO BENEFIT VICTIMS OF NATURAL DISASTERS AND TO AID IN REBUILDING COMMUNITIES AFFECTED BY NATURAL DISASTERS

BODY
WHEREAS, Miami-Dade County wishes to aid the victims of natural disasters in their attempts to rebuild their communities, both within and outside Florida's borders, starting with communities devastated by Hurricane Katrina; and
WHEREAS, an efficient manner of organizing such efforts to aid the victims of natural disasters is to set up a fund toward which donations can be made by the public at large, as well as by Miami-Dade County, to coordinate directly with the impacted governmental entity; and
WHEREAS, in order to allow staff flexibility in obtaining and distributing supplies expeditiously, the procurement procedures and competitive bidding requirements provided in Administrative Order No. 3-38 are hereby waived for each purchase involving expenditure from this fund of less than $100,000; and
WHEREAS, staff is authorized to receive and expend dollars donated into this fund by citizen and/or private entities; and
WHEREAS, the Board will identify how dollars are to be spent, if not identified/specified by the donor(s),
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that this Board authorizes the creation of an Emergency Disaster Relief Fund to benefit victims of natural disasters and aid in rebuilding communities affected by natural disasters.



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