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File Number: 072049
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File Number: 072049 File Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: R-1000-07 Control: County Commission
File Name: DEVELOP BAY OF PIGS MUSEUM & LIBRARY AT PARCEL B OF FEC PROP Introduced: 6/29/2007
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 9/4/2007
Agenda Date: 9/4/2007 Agenda Item Number: 11A14
Notes: Title: RESOLUTION DIRECTING COUNTY MANAGER TO PREPARE A CONCEPTUAL STUDY ANALYZING DEVELOPMENT OF BAY OF PIGS MUSEUM AND LIBRARY AT PARCEL B OF FEC PROPERTY
Indexes: MUSEUM
  PARCELS
Sponsors: Bruno A. Barreiro, Prime Sponsor
  Joe A. Martinez, Co-Sponsor
  Rebeca Sosa, Co-Sponsor
  Natacha Seijas, Co-Sponsor
  Jose "Pepe" Diaz, Co-Sponsor
  Carlos A. Gimenez, Co-Sponsor
  Barbara J. Jordan, Co-Sponsor
  Audrey M. Edmonson, Co-Sponsor
  Dorrin D. Rolle, 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 9/4/2007 11A14 Adopted P
REPORT: Commissioner Souto noted he had a conflict of Interest of this proposed resolution and left the chambers. Commissioner Sorenson requested this study include consideration of park land or other available sites for this project, and that this project be affiliated with the Historical Museum of South Florida. Commissioner Barreiro spoke in support Commission Sorenson’s proposal that this project be affiliated with the Historical Museum of South Florida. He suggested the study include recommendations for parking amenities and a pedestrian-friendly design. Commissioner Martinez requested the study include consideration of parking architecture compatible with the Museum Park. Commissioners Diaz, Seijas, Sosa, Edmonson, Jordan, Gimenez and Rolle asked to be added as co-sponsors to the foregoing resolution. Commissioners Diaz and Seijas spoke in support of enhanced architecture and parking design. Commissioner Moss spoke in support of the study. Commissioner Gimenez recognized members of the Bay of Pigs Invasion Brigade and subsequent prisoners who were present at today’s meeting including his cousin, Mr. Humberto Martinez; and his father, Mr. Gimenez. Chairman Barreiro asked those present who were part of the Bay of Pigs Invasion, to stand and be recognized.

Recreation & Cultural Affairs Committee 7/16/2007 2C Forwarded to BCC with a favorable recommendation P

County Attorney 6/29/2007 Referred Recreation & Cultural Affairs Committee 7/16/2007

County Attorney 6/29/2007 Assigned Geri Bonzon-Keenan

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION DIRECTING COUNTY MANAGER TO PREPARE A CONCEPTUAL STUDY ANALYZING DEVELOPMENT OF BAY OF PIGS MUSEUM AND LIBRARY AT PARCEL B OF FEC PROPERTY

BODY
WHEREAS, Parcel B of the FEC Property (the “Parcel B”) remains undeveloped; and
WHEREAS, this Board wishes to direct the County Manager to prepare a conceptual study analyzing development of the Bay of Pigs Museum and Library at Parcel B; and
WHEREAS, because Parcel B is immediately adjacent to the American Airlines Arena (the “Arena”), any development on Parcel B may materially interfere with operation of the Arena; and
WHEREAS, this Board wishes to direct the County Manager to consult with Basketball Properties, Ltd (“BPL”), the operator and manager of the Arena to determine whether the development of a Bay of Pigs Museum and Library at Parcel B may materially impact the operation of the Arena; and
WHEREAS, the County Manager shall include as part of the conceptual study a section addressing the following: the feasibility of underground parking, the provision of public open space, development of a baywalk and options to mitigate any material impact to operation of the Arena arising from development of Parcel B,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that:
Section 1. The foregoing recitals are incorporated in this resolution and are approved.
Section 2. This Board directs the County Manager to complete a conceptual study to develop a Bay of Pigs Museum and Library at Parcel B. In addition, this Board directs the County Manager to consult with BPL prior to completion of the conceptual study to determine whether the development of a Bay of Pigs Museum and Library at Parcel B may materially impact the operation of the Arena. The County Manager shall include as part of the conceptual study a section which addresses the following: the feasibility of underground parking, the provision of public open space, the development of a baywalk and options to mitigate any material impact to operation of the Arena arising from development of Parcel B. The County Manager shall present the conceptual study to this Board within ninety (90) days from the effective date of this resolution.



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