Miami-Dade Legislative Item
File Number: 060297
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File Number: 060297 File Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: R-296-06 Control: County Commission
File Name: LAND ACQUISITION FUNDS FOR BISCAYNE BAY COSTAL WETLANDS Introduced: 1/31/2006
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 3/7/2006
Agenda Date: 3/7/2006 Agenda Item Number: 11A16
Notes: Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE FLORIDA LEGISLATURE TO APPROPRIATE LAND ACQUISITION FUNDS FOR THE BISCAYNE BAY COASTAL WETLANDS PROJECT OF THE COMPREHENSIVE EVERGLADES RESTORATION PLAN
Indexes: BISCAYNE BAY
  EVERGLADES
Sponsors: Sally A. Heyman, 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 3/7/2006 11A16 Adopted P

Intergov., Recreation & Cultural Affairs Cmte. 2/15/2006 2E Forwarded to BCC with a favorable recommendation P

County Attorney 1/31/2006 Assigned Intergov., Recreation & Cultural Affairs Cmte. 2/15/2006

County Attorney 1/31/2006 Assigned Jess M. McCarty

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION URGING THE FLORIDA LEGISLATURE TO APPROPRIATE LAND ACQUISITION FUNDS FOR THE BISCAYNE BAY COASTAL WETLANDS PROJECT OF THE COMPREHENSIVE EVERGLADES RESTORATION PLAN

BODY
WHEREAS, Biscayne Bay is the largest estuary on Florida's southeast coast and supports tourism, fishing and recreation in Miami-Dade County; and
WHEREAS, the Biscayne Bay Coastal Wetlands project of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan is designed to re-hydrate the fresh and saltwater wetlands in Miami-Dade County by acquiring wetlands and preserving them in their natural state; and
WHEREAS, the economic and social vitality of our community depends on a healthy Biscayne Bay and a successful Biscayne Bay Coastal Wetlands project,
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 appropriate land acquisition funds for the Biscayne Bay Coastal Wetlands project of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan.
Section 2. 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.
Section 3. Directs the County's state lobbyists to advocate for the passage of the legislation set forth in Section 1 above, and directs the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs to include this item in the 2006 State Legislative Package.



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