Miami-Dade Legislative Item
File Number: 072398
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File Number: 072398 File Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: R-358-07 Control:
File Name: RENAMING MIAMI-DADE ELEC. HDQ.-ALICIA ACOSTA THATCHER BLDG. Introduced: 8/17/2007
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 3/20/2007
Agenda Date: 3/20/2007 Agenda Item Number: 11A1
Notes: THIS IS FINAL VERSION AS ADOPTED. (also see 063544) Title: RESOLUTION RENAMING THE MIAMI-DADE ELECTIONS DEPARTMENT HEADQUARTERS THE ''ALICIA ACOSTA-THATCHER MIAMI-DADE ELECTIONS DEPARTMENT BUILDING'' [SEE ORIGINAL ITEM UNDER FILE NO. 063544]
Indexes: RENAMING OF ROADS, BUILDINGS & FACILITIES
Sponsors: Jose "Pepe" Diaz, Prime Sponsor
  Bruno A. Barreiro, Co-Sponsor
  Audrey M. Edmonson, Co-Sponsor
  Carlos A. Gimenez, Co-Sponsor
  Sally A. Heyman, Co-Sponsor
  Barbara J. Jordan, Co-Sponsor
  Joe A. Martinez, Co-Sponsor
  Dennis C. Moss, Co-Sponsor
  Dorrin D. Rolle, Co-Sponsor
  Natacha Seijas, Co-Sponsor
  Katy Sorenson, Co-Sponsor
  Rebeca Sosa, Co-Sponsor
  Sen. Javier D. Souto, 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

County Attorney 8/17/2007 Assigned Oren Rosenthal

Board of County Commissioners 3/20/2007 11A1 Amended Adopted as amended P
REPORT: Commissioner Diaz provided a brief explanation of the foregoing proposed resolution. Mr. Lester Sola, Supervisor of Elections, Miami-Dade Elections Department, expressed appreciation to the Board for considering the foregoing resolution. He stated that Ms. Acosta-Thatcher was a special person who had a great passion for her work at the Elections Department.

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION RENAMING THE MIAMI-DADE ELECTIONS DEPARTMENT HEADQUARTERS THE "ALICIA ACOSTA-THATCHER MIAMI-DADE ELECTIONS DEPARTMENT BUILDING"

BODY
WHEREAS, Alicia Acosta-Thatcher began her 32 year career with the Miami-Dade Elections Department in 1973; and
WHEREAS, Ms. Acosta-Thatcher realized increasing levels of responsibility and harnessed an encyclopedic knowledge of elections laws and procedures; and
WHEREAS, Ms. Acosta-Thatcher eagerly and enthusiastically used her wisdom and knowledge to inform, guide and direct subordinates, colleagues, county and municipal administrators and officials; and
WHEREAS, Ms. Acosta-Thatcher's positive spirit and dedication to Miami-Dade County's electoral process did not wane despite diminishing health; and
WHEREAS, Ms. Acosta-Thatcher exemplified tireless, selfless, and uncompromising commitment to public services and the deliverance of excellence; and
WHEREAS, Ms. Acosta-Thatcher, the woman, the friend, the confidant, the advisor, the mentor, the administrator, and the employee, has profoundly and indelibly touched the hearts and lives of countless Miami-Dade citizens; and
WHEREAS, Ms. Acosta-Thatcher passed on November 10, 2005 after a long battle with renal complications; and
WHEREAS, Miami-Dade County owns and operates the Miami-Dade Elections Department Headquarters; and
WHEREAS, the Miami-Dade Elections Department Headquarters is located in Commission District 12,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that this Board finds that Alicia Acosta-Thatcher has made a direct, significant lifetime contribution to this community and approves the renaming of the Miami-Dade Elections Department Headquarters as the "Alicia Acosta-Thatcher Miami-Dade Elections Department Building."



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