Miami-Dade Legislative Item
File Number: 052880
   

File Number: 052880 File Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: R-901-05 Control:
File Name: IN-KIND SERVICES FOR THE BILATERAL U.S. ANDEAN FREE TRADE Introduced: 10/7/2005
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 7/7/2005
Agenda Date: 7/7/2005 Agenda Item Number: 14A4
Notes: THIS IS FINAL VERSION AS ADOPTED. (also see 051972) Title: RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE COUNTY MANAGER TO PROVIDE FOR A COUNTY CASH CONTRIBUTION AND IN-KIND SERVICES FOR STAFF SUPPORT, SECURITY, EQUIPMENT AND TRANSPORTATION SERVICES IN SUPPORT OF THE ELEVENTH ROUND OF NEGOTIATIONS FOR THE BILATERAL U.S.-ANDEAN FREE TRADE AGREEMENT TO BE HELD JULY 18-22, 2005 [SEE ORIGINAL ITEM UNDER FILE NO. 051972]
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

County Attorney 10/7/2005 Assigned Mariela Martinez-Cid

Board of County Commissioners 7/7/2005 14A4 AMENDED Adopted as amended P
REPORT: It was moved by Commissioner Diaz that the foregoing proposed resolution be adopted as amended. This motion was seconded by Commissioner Souto, and upon being put to a vote, passed by a vote of 11-0, (Commissioners Barreiro and Seijas were absent). The foregoing resolution was amended to delete $100,000.00 from Section 1 and insert $65,000.00.

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE COUNTY MANAGER TO PROVIDE FOR A COUNTY CASH CONTRIBUTION AND IN-KIND SERVICES FOR STAFF SUPPORT, SECURITY, EQUIPMENT AND TRANSPORTATION SERVICES IN SUPPORT OF THE ELEVENTH ROUND OF NEGOTIATIONS FOR THE BILATERAL U.S.-ANDEAN FREE TRADE AGREEMENT TO BE HELD JULY 18-22, 2005

BODY
WHEREAS, the eleventh round of negotiations for the bilateral U.S.-Andean Free Trade Agreement will be held in Miami-Dade County on July 18-22, 2005; and
WHEREAS, the combined two-way trade between Colombia, Ecuador, Bolivia, Venezuela, and Peru and the greater Miami area was over $9.1 billion in 2004; and
WHEREAS, the Andean nations represent 15.5 percent of South Florida's total trade with the world; and
WHEREAS, the local impact of trade between Colombia and Ecuador represents a lions share of all flower imports to the U.S. and has a local economic impact of $100 million dollars; supporting over 6,000 local jobs; and
WHEREAS, the negotiations are expected to draw one thousand representatives, ministers and delegates from Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Venezuela, Bolivia and the United States; and
WHEREAS, this Board desires to authorize the County Manager to provide a County cash contribution and in-kinds services to ensure a successful conference; and
WHEREAS, no monies will be reimbursed to the non-profit organization currently being established until receipts for actual expenditures are provided,


NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA:
Section 1. That this Board authorizes the County Manager to provide for a County cash contribution not to exceed $65,000.00, equal to the City of Miami contribution, reimbursable based on actual expenditures and receipts. Funding is available from the Countywide General Fund.
Section 2. And, that this Board authorizes the County Manager to provide in-kind services reimbursable from the countywide in-kind reserve, as appropriate, not to exceed $50,000.00 for enhanced police services at County facilities, and $75,000.00 for staff support, equipment, and transportation services in support of the eleventh round of negotiations for the bilateral U.S.-Andean Free Trade Agreement on July 18-22, 2005, as outlined in the attached budget and volunteer inventory incorporated herein by reference as Exhibit 1.



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