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File Number: 080197
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File Number: 080197 File Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: R-132-08 Control: Board of County Commissioners
File Name: DESIGNATE PORTION SR 934 AS C.P. PRESTON, JR. ST. Introduced: 1/18/2008
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 2/5/2008
Agenda Date: 2/5/2008 Agenda Item Number: 11A20
Notes: Title: RESOLUTION URGING THE FLORIDA LEGISLATURE TO DESIGNATE THAT PORTION OF STATE ROAD 934 ON N.W. 79TH STREET BETWEEN N.W. 7TH AVENUE AND N.W. 37TH AVENUE AS “REV. DR. C.P. PRESTON, JR. STREET”; AND APPROVING SUCH DESIGNATION
Indexes: LEGISLATURE
  RENAMING OF ROADS, BUILDINGS & FACILITIES
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 2/5/2008 11A20 Adopted P
REPORT: Notwithstanding this proposed resolution being adopted with the motion to set the Agenda in Agenda Item 1F, Commissioner Rolle noted members of the Peaceful Zion Church were present, and he presented Reverend C.P. Preston, Jr. to the County Commission. Ms. Betty Dudley introduced Dr. C.P. Preston Jr., Pastor, Peaceful Zion Missionary Baptist Church. She noted he worked to promote harmony and quality of life for County citizens, as well as ecclesiastically for many churches and in community outreach. Dr. Preston expressed appreciation to the County Commission for honoring him.

Budget and Finance Committee 1/28/2008 2T Forwarded to the BCC by the BCC Chairperson with a favorable recommendation P
REPORT: Chairman Martinez noted he would prepare a memorandum that asked Chairman Barreiro to waive the Board's Rules and Procedures to allow this proposed resolution to be considered at the February 5, 2008, County Commission meeting.

County Attorney 1/18/2008 Assigned Budget and Finance Committee 1/28/2008

County Attorney 1/18/2008 Assigned Jess M. McCarty

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION URGING THE FLORIDA LEGISLATURE TO DESIGNATE THAT PORTION OF STATE ROAD 934 ON N.W. 79th STREET BETWEEN N.W. 7th AVENUE AND N.W. 37th AVENUE AS “REV. DR. C.P. PRESTON, JR. STREET”; AND APPROVING SUCH DESIGNATION

BODY
WHEREAS, Preston serves as a moderator for the East Coast Missionary Baptist Association, which is the second largest such association in the U.S.; and
WHEREAS, Preston is a board member for the Florida Consortium of Black Faith-Based Organizations, Inc.; and
WHEREAS, Preston is a graduate of Miami Carol City Senior High School, Florida Memorial University, Nova Southeastern University, and North Florida Baptist Theological Seminary; and
WHEREAS, Preston has been conferred honorary degrees by Smith Chapel Bible College and Trinity Theological Seminary of South Florida; and
WHEREAS, Preston served as a classroom teacher for 11 years in the Miami-Dade Public Schools; and
WHEREAS, Preston served a 1st Vice-President of the Florida General Baptist Convention, Inc.; and
WHEREAS, before the Florida Department of Transportation will install signs reflecting the “Rev. Dr. C.P. Preston, Jr. Street” road designation, Miami-Dade County is required to pass a resolution in support of this road designation; and
WHEREAS, this state road designation would be located in District 2 if approved by the Legislature,
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 that portion of State Road 934 on N.W. 79th Street between N.W. 7th Avenue and N.W. 37th Avenue as “Rev. Dr. C.P. Preston, Jr. Street.”
Section 2. Approves the designation of that portion of State Road 934 on N.W. 79th Street between N.W. 7th Avenue and N.W. 37th Avenue as “Rev. Dr. C.P. Preston, Jr. Street”.
Section 3. Directs the Clerk of the Board to transmit certified copies of the resolution to the Governor; the Senate President; the House Speaker; the Chair and Members of the MiamiDade State Legislative Delegation, and the Secretary of the Florida Department of Transportation.
Section 4. Directs the County's state lobbyists to advocate for the issues identified in Section 1 above, and directs the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs to include this item in the 2008 state legislative package.



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