Miami-Dade Legislative Item
File Number: 052657
   

File Number: 052657 File Type: Resolution Status: Withdrawn
Version: 0 Reference: Control: County Commission
File Name: HURRICANE KATRINA RELIEF FUND Introduced: 9/14/2005
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 9/8/2005
Agenda Date: 9/8/2005 Agenda Item Number: 11A10
Notes: Title: RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE COUNTY MANAGER TO ALLOW COUNTY EMPLOYEES TO CONTRIBUTE THE VALUE OF ACCRUED ANNUAL AND HOLIDAY LEAVE TIME TO THE AMERICAN RED CROSS HURRICANE KATRINA RELIEF FUND; SETTING THE CAP OF SUCH CONTRIBUTIONS AT $250,000; AUTHORIZING THE COUNTY MANAGER TO ARRANGE FOR THE ALLOCATION OF FUNDS FROM THE VARIOUS DEPARTMENTS TO THE RED CROSS; AND AUTHORIZING THE COUNTY MANAGER TO MAKE THE CONTRIBUTION ON BEHALF OF THE EMPLOYEES OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY
Indexes: HURRICANE KATRINA
Sponsors: Joe A. Martinez, Prime Sponsor
  Bruno A. Barreiro, Co-Sponsor
  Jose "Pepe" Diaz, Co-Sponsor
  Carlos A. Gimenez, Co-Sponsor
  Sally A. Heyman, Co-Sponsor
  Barbara J. Jordan, 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 Manager 9/14/2005 Withdrawals 9/8/2005

County Attorney 9/14/2005 Assigned Lee Kraftchick

Board of County Commissioners 9/8/2005 11A10 Withdrawn P
REPORT: (NOTE: The foregoing resolution was withdrawn during consideration of changes to today’s agenda because it was adopted by the BCC at its Special meeting held on September 2, 2005 and assigned Resolution No. R-947-05.) See Agenda Meeting Key 1926, Agenda Item 1C2, Legislative File No. 052489.

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE COUNTY MANAGER TO ALLOW COUNTY EMPLOYEES TO CONTRIBUTE THE VALUE OF ACCRUED ANNUAL AND HOLIDAY LEAVE TIME TO THE AMERICAN RED CROSS HURRICANE KATRINA RELIEF FUND; SETTING THE CAP OF SUCH CONTRIBUTIONS AT $250,000; AUTHORIZING THE COUNTY MANAGER TO ARRANGE FOR THE ALLOCATION OF FUNDS FROM THE VARIOUS DEPARTMENTS TO THE RED CROSS; AND AUTHORIZING THE COUNTY MANAGER TO MAKE THE CONTRIBUTION ON BEHALF OF THE EMPLOYEES OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY

BODY
WHEREAS, Hurricane Katrina has caused severe damage to parts of this community and to communities throughout the Southeastern United States; and WHEREAS, the American Red Cross has established the "Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund" to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina; and WHEREAS, generous County employees have expressed a desire to contribute their earned holiday and annual leave to the Hurricane Katrina relief effort; and WHEREAS, this Board wishes to permit such contributions; and WHEREAS, this Board finds a reasonable limit on such contributions to be $250,000, NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that: Section 1. This Board hereby authorizes the County Manager to allow County employees to contribute the value of their accrued annual and holiday leave to the American Red Cross Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund in accordance with the limits set forth herein. Section 2. The County Manager shall make available forms for employees to complete in order to authorize time contributions to the American Red Cross Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund. The authorization forms to be distributed by the County Manager should include: (a) a detailed explanation of the American Red Cross Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund; (b) a statement that the Board of County Commissioners has approved contributions of leave time to the American Red Cross Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund; and (c) an explanation of the limits on such contributions. Section 3. This Board limits the monetary amount of leave time to be redirected to the American Red Cross Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund to $250,000. Contributions shall be accepted on a first-come, first-accepted basis until the maximum sum of $250,000 is reached. Section 4. This Board directs the County Manager to arrange for the allocation of funds from the various departments whose employees contributed to the American Red Cross Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund, and authorizes the County Manager to make the donation of funds, up to the $250,000 cap, to the American Red Cross Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund in the name of the employees of Miami-Dade County. The County Manager is to give at least five (5) days notice to this Board of his intention to present the funds to the American Red Cross Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund, so that all interested members of this Board may attend the presentation.



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