Miami-Dade Legislative Item
File Number: 080546
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File Number: 080546 File Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: R-160-08 Control:
File Name: IN-KIND FOR APRIL 4-8, 2008 IDB ANNUAL MEETING Introduced: 2/25/2008
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 2/7/2008
Agenda Date: 2/5/2008 Agenda Item Number: 11A30
Notes: This is the final version as adopted. (Also see 080158) Title: RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING IN-KIND SERVICES FROM MIAMI-DADE TRANSIT AND THE MIAMI-DADE POLICE DEPARTMENT FOR THE APRIL 4-8, 2008 INTER-AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK (IDB) ANNUAL MEETING TO BE HELD IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY SPONSORED BY IDB-MIAMI 2008 HOST COMMITTEE, INC., A NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATION, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $75,368.32 TO BE FUNDED FROM THE COUNTYWIDE IN-KIND RESERVE FUND [SEE ORIGINAL ITEM UNDER FILE NOS. 080075, 080091, 080158 & 080281]
Indexes: IN-KIND SERVICES
  NON-PROFIT ORGANZATIONS
  NOT-FOR-PROFIT
  POLICE
  TRANSIT
Sponsors: Natacha Seijas, Prime Sponsor
  Bruno A. Barreiro, 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

County Attorney 2/25/2008 Assigned Eric A. Rodriguez 2/25/2008

Board of County Commissioners 2/7/2008 11A30 Amended Adopted as amended P
REPORT: Chairman Barreiro asked staff to meet with representatives of the IDB-Miami 2008 Host Committee, Inc. organization and provide them with support for the Inter-American Development Bank Annual meeting. Commissioner Seijas expressed concern with the direction to staff to assist with this event when a member of her staff from District 13, was currently assisting the IDB Group as a contribution from the County Commission to staff. There being no further discussion regarding this matter, the Board proceeded to vote. The Board adopted the foregoing resolution as amended to authorize the County Mayor or his designee to provide County personnel to support hosting of the annual meeting of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to be held in Miami-Dade County April 4-8, 2008, in any manner that the Mayor or his designee deemed appropriate, as requested by Chairman Barreiro.

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING IN-KIND SERVICES FROM MIAMI-DADE TRANSIT AND THE MIAMI-DADE POLICE DEPARTMENT FOR THE APRIL 4-8, 2008 INTER-AMERICAN DEVELOPMENT BANK (IDB) ANNUAL MEETING TO BE HELD IN MIAMI-DADE COUNTY SPONSORED BY IDB-MIAMI 2008 HOST COMMITTEE, INC., A NOT-FOR-PROFIT ORGANIZATION, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $75,368.32 TO BE FUNDED FROM THE COUNTYWIDE IN-KIND RESERVE FUND

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WHEREAS, the Inter-American Development Bank ("IDB") was established in 1959 as a multilateral development bank that provides lending and technical cooperation programs for economic and social development projects in Latin America and the Caribbean; and
WHEREAS, today IDB is the largest regional development bank and is the main source of multilateral financing for economic, social and institutional development projects as well as trade and regional integration programs in Latin America and the Caribbean; and
WHEREAS, the IDB holds its annual conference in a different country each year and the United States has been selected to be the host country for the 2008 conference; and
WHEREAS, the IDB conference would provide local and international exposure for Miami-Dade County with the local community expecting to benefit from business from incoming visitors as a result of the estimated six to eight thousand people expected to arrive for the event; and
WHEREAS, on October 11, 2006, the Board of Directors of the Jay Malina International Trade Consortium, an advisory board to the Board of County Commissioners, adopted a resolution recommending that the Board of County Commissioners adopt a resolution in support of the bid for the IDB Conference; and
WHEREAS, on December 5, 2006, the Board approved Resolution R-1401-06 to support the bid for Miami-Dade County to host the 2008 Inter American Bank (IDB) 49th Annual Conference and 23rd Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Inter-American Investment Corporation (IIC) and directed staff to assist the IDB-Miami 2008 Host Committee to ensure effective coordination of resources in support of the bid and hosting the 49th Annual IDB Conference and the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the IIC; and
WHEREAS, on June 26, 2007, the Board approved Resolution R-769-07 authorizing the Mayor or his designee to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding between Miami-Dade County, the United States Department of Treasury, City of Miami and City of Miami Beach to host the 49th Annual IDB Conference and the 23rd Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the IIC which required the Mayor or his designee obtain approval of the Board Of County Commissioners of any agreement setting forth the County's financial and/or in-kind contribution to host the 49th Annual IDB Conference and 23rd Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the IIC; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to the authorization of R-769-07, County staff worked with the IDB-Miami 2008 Host Committee, Inc., a not-for-profit organization, to develop an application for in-kind services to support the 2008 IDB Conference; and
WHEREAS, the IDB-Miami 2008 Host Committee, Inc. has requested in-kind services from the Miami-Dade Police Department and the Miami-Dade Transit Agency for the April 4-8, 2008 IDB Annual Meeting in an amount not to exceed $75,368.32 (see attached Fee Waiver/In-kind Service Application); and
WHEREAS, the IDB-Miami 2008 Host Committee, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization; and
WHEREAS, the IDB Annual Meeting is a major event, as that term is defined in the attached Fee Waiver/In-kind Service Application, and the in-kind services shall be funded from the Countywide In-kind Reserve Fund,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that this Board:
Section 1. Authorizes in-kind services from Miami-Dade Transit and the Miami-Dade Police Department for the April 4-8, 2008 Inter-American Development Bank annual meeting to be held in Miami-Dade County sponsored by the IDB-Miami 2008 Host Committee, Inc., a not-for-profit organization, in an amount not to exceed $75,368.32 to be funded from the Countywide In-kind Reserve Fund; and
Section 2. Authorizes the Mayor or his designee to provide County personnel during the annual meeting to support the hosting of the annual meeting in any manner that the Mayor or his designee deem appropriate.



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