Miami-Dade Legislative Item
File Number: 060069
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File Number: 060069 File Type: Resolution Status: Deferred in Committee
Version: 0 Reference: Control: County Commission
File Name: URGE FLORIDA LEGISLATURE TO DESIGNATE PORTIONS OF NW 7 AVENU Introduced: 1/9/2006
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action:
Agenda Date: 2/7/2006 Agenda Item Number: 11A18
Notes: SEE 060410 FOR FINAL VERSION AS ADOPTED Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE FLORIDA LEGISLATURE TO DESIGNATE N.W. 7TH AVENUE BETWEEN 36TH STREET AND 62ND STREET AS ''AFRICAN CARIBBEAN CULTURAL CORRIDOR''; N.W. 7TH AVENUE BETWEEN 54TH STREET AND 60TH STREET AS ''OSUN'S VILLAGE''; AND N.W. 7TH AVENUE BETWEEN 62ND STREET AND 95TH STREET AS ''REVEREND SAMUEL ACHINSON BOULEVARD''
Indexes: LEGISLATURE
Sponsors: Dorrin D. Rolle, Prime Sponsor
  Audrey M. Edmonson, 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

Board of County Commissioners 2/7/2006 11A18 Amended
REPORT: See Agenda Item 11A18 as amended, Legislative File No. 060410.

Intergov., Recreation & Cultural Affairs Cmte. 1/18/2006 2E Deferred 2/15/2005 P
REPORT: The foregoing proposed resolution was deferred for consideration to the February 15, 2006 Committee meeting, pending review by the newly appointed District Commissioner, Commissioner Edmonson (Dist. 3). Commissioner Heyman asked Assistant County Manager Torriente to include a discussion item on the February 15th Committee Agenda regarding concerns that commissioners were prohibited from engaging in any dialogue regarding the naming of roadways pursuant to Government in the Sunshine.

County Attorney 1/9/2006 Referred Intergov., Recreation & Cultural Affairs Cmte. 1/18/2006

County Attorney 1/9/2006 Assigned Jess M. McCarty 1/9/2006

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION URGING THE FLORIDA LEGISLATURE TO DESIGNATE N.W. 7TH AVENUE BETWEEN 36TH STREET AND 62ND STREET AS "AFRICAN CARIBBEAN CULTURAL CORRIDOR"; N.W. 7TH AVENUE BETWEEN 54TH STREET AND 60TH STREET AS "OSUN'S VILLAGE"; AND N.W. 7TH AVENUE BETWEEN 62ND STREET AND 95TH STREET AS "REVEREND SAMUEL ACHINSON BOULEVARD"

BODY
WHEREAS, Senator Larcenia Bullard and Representative Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall have filed bills for the upcoming 2006 state legislative session, SB 308 and HB 121, that would designate parts of N.W. 7th Avenue in Miami-Dade County as the "African Caribbean Cultural Corridor" and "Osun's Village"; and
WHEREAS, this Board supports the naming of N.W. 7th Avenue in this manner, but would further respectfully request the naming of a section of N.W. 7th Avenue in honor of Reverend Samuel Achinson; and
WHEREAS, section 334.071, Florida Statutes, provides that the erection of markers shall be contingent on the appropriate city or county commission passing a resolution in support of the particular honorary road designation,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that this Board:
Section 1. Urges the Florida Legislature to designate N.W. 7th Avenue between 36th Street and 62nd Street as the "African Caribbean Cultural Corridor."

Section 2. Urges the Florida Legislature to designate N.W. 7th Avenue between 54th Street and 60th Street as "Osun's Village."
Section 3. Urges the Florida Legislature to designate N.W. 7th Avenue between 62nd Street and 95th Street as "Reverend Samuel Achinson Boulevard."
Section 4. Directs the Clerk of the Board to transmit a certified copy of this resolution to the Chair and members of the Miami-Dade County State Legislative Delegation, and Senator Larcenia Bullard and Representative Dorothy Bendross-Mindingall.
Section 5. Directs the County's state lobbyists to advocate for the passage of the legislation set forth in Sections 1, 2 and 3 above, and directs the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs to include these items in the 2006 State Legislative Package.



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