Miami-Dade Legislative Item
File Number: 080255
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File Number: 080255 File Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: Control: Board of County Commissioners
File Name: DIRECTION TO MAYOR FOR HOMESTEAD BASEBALL COMPLEX MARLINS Introduced: 1/25/2008
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 2/19/2008
Agenda Date: 2/19/2008 Agenda Item Number: 11A11
Notes: SEE 080822 FOR FINAL VERSION AS ADOPTED. Title: RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. R-741-07 TO RESCIND PRIOR DIRECTION TO COUNTY MAYOR RELATED TO HOMESTEAD BASEBALL COMPLEX AND FLORIDA MARLINS; AND REQUESTING COUNTY MAYOR OR HIS DESIGNEE TO CONSULT WITH CITY OF HOMESTEAD, FLORIDA MARLINS, LP, AND MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL TO STUDY FEASIBILITY OF RENOVATING HOMESTEAD BASEBALL COMPLEX, AS NECESSARY, FOR USE BY MIAMI-DADE BIG LEAGUE BASEBALL, INC. AND A MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL SPRING TRAINING TEAM OR A MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL TEAM
Indexes: FLORIDA MARLINS
Sponsors: Dennis C. Moss, Prime Sponsor
  Joe A. Martinez, Co-Sponsor
  Jose "Pepe" Diaz, 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 2/19/2008 11A11 Amended
REPORT: (See Agenda Item 11A11 Amended; Legislative File No. 080822 for the amended version)

Board of County Commissioners 2/5/2008 11A31 Deferred 2/19/2008 P

County Attorney 1/25/2008 Assigned Geri Bonzon-Keenan 1/28/2008

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION NO. R-741-07 TO RESCIND PRIOR DIRECTION TO COUNTY MAYOR RELATED TO HOMESTEAD BASEBALL COMPLEX AND FLORIDA MARLINS; AND REQUESTING COUNTY MAYOR OR HIS DESIGNEE TO CONSULT WITH CITY OF HOMESTEAD, FLORIDA MARLINS, LP, AND MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL TO STUDY FEASIBILITY OF RENOVATING HOMESTEAD BASEBALL COMPLEX, AS NECESSARY, FOR USE BY MIAMI-DADE BIG LEAGUE BASEBALL, INC. AND A MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL SPRING TRAINING TEAM OR A MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL TEAM

BODY
WHEREAS, on June 5, 2007, this Board adopted Resolution No. R-741-07 directing the Mayor or his designee to include among the terms to be negotiated for inclusion in the Baseball Stadium Agreement an agreement by the Marlins to play its spring season games at the Homestead Baseball Complex; and
WHEREAS, this Board desires to amend Resolution No. R-741-07 to rescind such direction; and
WHEREAS, notwithstanding any ongoing negotiations or the execution of the Baseball Stadium Agreement, this Board desires to request the Mayor or his designee to consult with the City of Homestead, the Marlins and MLB to study the feasibility of renovating the Homestead Baseball Complex, as necessary, for use by Miami-Dade Big League Baseball, Inc., a Florida non-profit (the “Big League”), for the purpose of promoting baseball programs, tournaments and championships for young adults 18 years of age or older; and
WHEREAS, the feasibility study shall also include the use of the Homestead Baseball Complex by a major league baseball spring training team or a minor-league baseball team in addition to its use by Big League,
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 hereby amends Resolution No. R-741-07 to rescind its direction to the Mayor or his designee to include among the terms to be negotiated for inclusion in the Baseball Stadium Agreement an agreement by the Marlins to play its spring season games at the Homestead Baseball Complex.
Section 3. This Board hereby requests that, notwithstanding any ongoing negotiations or the execution of the Baseball Stadium Agreement, the County Mayor or his designee consult with the City of Homestead, the Marlins and MLB to study the feasibility of renovating the Homestead Baseball Complex, as necessary, for use by the Big League along with either a major league baseball spring training team or a minor-league baseball team.



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