Miami-Dade Legislative Item
File Number: 070590
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File Number: 070590 File Type: Resolution Status: In Draft
Version: 0 Reference: Control: County Commission
File Name: BALLPARK PROJECT Introduced: 2/27/2007
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action:
Agenda Date: 3/6/2007 Agenda Item Number: 11A44
Notes: SEE #070795 FOR FINAL VERSON AS ADOPTED. Title: RESOLUTION ACCEPTING COUNTY MANAGER REPORT OUTLINING THE BASIC PARAMETERS OF AN AGREEMENT BY AND AMONG COUNTY, CITY OF MIAMI, FLORIDA MARLINS, LP AND MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL, RELATED TO DEVELOPMENT OF NEW BALLPARK FOR THE FLORIDA MARLINS SUBJECT TO SUBSEQUENT BOARD APPROVAL AND AUTHORIZING RETENTION OF NECESSARY OUTSIDE SUPPORT TO ASSIST IN SUCH EFFORTS
Indexes: BASEBALL
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

Board of County Commissioners 3/6/2007 11A44 Amended
REPORT: See Report Under Agenda Item 11A44 Amended, Legislative File No. 070795.

County Attorney 2/27/2007 Assigned Geri Bonzon-Keenan 2/27/2007

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION ACCEPTING COUNTY MANAGER REPORT OUTLINING THE BASIC PARAMETERS OF AN AGREEMENT BY AND AMONG COUNTY, CITY OF MIAMI, FLORIDA MARLINS, LP AND MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL, RELATED TO DEVELOPMENT OF NEW BALLPARK FOR THE FLORIDA MARLINS SUBJECT TO SUBSEQUENT BOARD APPROVAL AND AUTHORIZING RETENTION OF NECESSARY OUTSIDE SUPPORT TO ASSIST IN SUCH EFFORTS

BODY
WHEREAS, the County Manager distributed a report dated February 26, 2007 related to the development of a new ballpark for the Florida Marlins, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit A; and
WHEREAS, the County has led efforts to secure a new ballpark for the Florida Marlins; and
WHEREAS, this Board desires to accept the County Managerís report outlining the basic parameters of an agreement by and among Miami-Dade County, the City of Miami (the "City"), the Florida Marlins, LP (the "Marlins"), and Major League Baseball ("MLB"), subject to subsequent Board approval and the retention of any necessary outside support to assist with site specific analysis such as site survey, geotechnical, environmental and traffic studies; and
WHEREAS, the 2007 State legislative session commences on March 6, 2007 and the County is requesting State support through a sales tax rebate as provided to other professional sports franchises in the State of Florida,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that:
Section 1. The matters contained in the foregoing recitals are incorporated in this resolution by reference.
Section 2. The Board hereby accepts the County Managerís report dated February 26, 2007 outlining the basic parameters of an agreement by and among the County, the City, the Marlins and MLB regarding the development of a new ballpark for the Florida Marlins, subject to subsequent Board approval.
Section 3. The Board hereby authorizes the retention of any required outside assistance to support efforts associated with site related requirements such as site survey, geotechnical, environmental and traffic studies.



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