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File Number: 081960
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File Number: 081960 File Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: R-826-08 Control: Board of County Commissioners
File Name: BBC PROGRAM PROJECT NO. 212 UM JACKSON Introduced: 6/19/2008
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 7/17/2008
Agenda Date: 7/17/2008 Agenda Item Number: 5R
Notes: Title: RESOLUTION APPROVING SIGNIFICANT MODIFICATION TO BUILDING BETTER COMMUNITIES GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND PROGRAM PROJECT NO. 212-''UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI (UM)/JACKSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (JMH) CENTER OF EXCELLENCE FOR HEARING AND COMMUNICATION DISORDERS'' AS IDENTIFIED IN APPENDIX A TO RESOLUTION NO. R-916-04 AFTER A PUBLIC HEARING
Indexes: GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND PROGRAM
Sponsors: Sally A. Heyman, Prime 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 7/17/2008 5R Adopted P
REPORT: First Assistant County Attorney Abigail Price-Williams read the foregoing proposed resolution into the record. The public hearing was opened. It was closed after no one appeared in response to Chairman Barreiro’s call for people wishing to be heard. Hearing no other questions or comments, the Commission proceeded to vote.

Governmental Operations and Environment Committee 7/8/2008 3C Forwarded to the BCC by the BCC Chairperson with a favorable recommendation P
REPORT: The foregoing proposed resolution was read into the record by Assistant County Attorney Joni Armstrong-Coffey. Hearing no comments or questions, the Committee proceeded to vote on the foregoing proposed resolution as presented. NOTE: Chairwoman Seijas submitted a memorandum dated July 08, 2008, requesting the Board of County Commissioner (BCC) Chairman Barreiro waive the Committee rules and procedures and allow the foregoing resolution to be forwarded to the July 17 BCC meeting for consideration.

County Manager 6/23/2008 Assigned Governmental Operations and Environment Committee 7/8/2008

County Attorney 6/20/2008 Assigned Geri Bonzon-Keenan 6/20/2008

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION APPROVING SIGNIFICANT MODIFICATION TO BUILDING BETTER COMMUNITIES GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND PROGRAM PROJECT NO. 212-“UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI (UM)/JACKSON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (JMH) CENTER OF EXCELLENCE FOR HEARING AND COMMUNICATION DISORDERS” AS IDENTIFIED IN APPENDIX A TO RESOLUTION NO. R-916-04 AFTER A PUBLIC HEARING

BODY
WHEREAS, pursuant to Resolution No. R-916-04 (the “Authorizing Resolution”), the voters approved the issuance of general obligation bonds to construct and improve emergency and healthcare facilities in an amount not to exceed $171,281,000; and
WHEREAS, Appendix A to the Authorizing Resolution (“Appendix A”) lists projects eligible for funding from the Building Better Communities General Obligation Bond Program (the “BBC Program”) by project number, municipal project location, BCC district, project name, project description, street address and funding allocation; and
WHEREAS, all additions, deletions and significant modifications to individual projects or to Appendix A require a majority vote of the Board after a public hearing; and
WHEREAS, one of the healthcare facilities listed in Appendix A and approved by the voters for funding as Project No. 212 - “University of Miami (UM)/Jackson Memorial Hospital (JMH) Center of Excellence For Hearing and Communication Disorders” (“Project No. 212”); and
WHEREAS, Project No. 212 will be developed by the University of Miami as a state of the art first class facility; and
WHEREAS, the original project description for Project No. 212, as described in the Authorizing Resolution, states as follows: “Provide twenty percent funding match for the development of a self-funding UM/JMH medical center for the diagnosis and treatment for children and adults with hearing loss and related communication disorders”; and
WHEREAS, this Board wishes to modify the description of Project No. 212 to include equipment and other capital expenditures necessary for the development and operation of a state of the art Ear Institute; and
WHEREAS, the original street address for Project No. 212 states “1611 N.W. 12th Avenue”; and
WHEREAS, this Board wishes to approve a significant modification to the street address for Project No. 212 to locate Project No. 212 at the Clinical Research Building (“CRB”), a state of the art LEED certified building newly constructed by the University and located at 1120 N.W. 14th Street; and
WHEREAS, this building is closer to parking and public transportation, and is currently available for immediate occupancy,
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. After conducting a public hearing, this Board approves the following modification to BBC Program Project No. 212 – “University of Miami (UM)/Jackson Memorial Hospital (JMH) Center of Excellence For Hearing and Communication Disorders” identified in Appendix A to the Authorizing Resolution: the Project Description shall read “Provide twenty percent funding match to acquire, construct, equip, rehabilitate and enhance the University of Miami (UM)/Jackson Memorial Hospital (JMH) Center of Excellence for the Diagnosis of Communication Disorders” and the street address shall read “1120 N.W. 14th Street, Miami, Florida 33136”. All other provisions in Appendix A to the Authorizing Resolution with respect to Project No. 212 shall remain unchanged.



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