Miami-Dade Legislative Item
File Number: 082766
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File Number: 082766 File Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: R-1386-08 Control: Board of County Commissioners
File Name: APPROVING DESIGNATION OF A PORTION OF PORTION OF SOUTH GLADE Introduced: 9/25/2008
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 12/2/2008
Agenda Date: 12/2/2008 Agenda Item Number: 11A22
Notes: Title: RESOLUTION JOINING THE CITY OF NORTH MIAMI BEACH IN APPROVING THE DESIGNATION OF SOUTH GLADES DRIVE BETWEEN N.E. 16TH AVENUE AND N.E. 19TH AVENUE AS ''DETECTIVE JAMES WALKER JR. DRIVE''
Indexes: DESIGNATION
Sponsors: Sally A. Heyman, Prime Sponsor
  Joe A. Martinez, Co-Sponsor
  Rebeca Sosa, 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 12/2/2008 11A22 Adopted P

Governmental Operations and Environment Committee 11/10/2008 3V Forwarded to BCC with a favorable recommendation P
REPORT: Assistant County Attorney Geri Bonzon-Keenan read the foregoing proposed resolution into the record. Hearing no comments or questions, the Committee proceeded to vote on the foregoing proposed resolution as presented.

County Manager 10/21/2008 Referred Governmental Operations and Environment Committee 11/10/2008

County Attorney 9/25/2008 Referred Governmental Operations and Environment Committee 10/14/2008

County Attorney 9/25/2008 Assigned Jess M. McCarty 10/6/2008

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION JOINING THE CITY OF NORTH MIAMI BEACH IN APPROVING THE DESIGNATION OF SOUTH GLADES DRIVE BETWEEN N.E. 16TH AVENUE AND N.E. 19TH AVENUE AS "DETECTIVE JAMES WALKER JR. DRIVE"

BODY
WHEREAS, on January 8, 2008, City of Miami Police Detective James Walker Jr., an eight (8) year veteran of the City of Miami Police Department, was shot and killed while attempting to protect and defend the victim of an apparent felony shooting in the City of North Miami Beach; and
WHEREAS, although Detective Walker was off-duty at the time, he did not hesitate to enforce the law he was sworn to uphold; and
WHEREAS, Detective Walker will be missed by his wife and parents, along with the hundreds of police officers in our community that learned to respect him in his years of service to our community; and
WHEREAS, on September 9, 2008, the City Council of the City of North Miami Beach adopted Resolution No. R2008-34, which designated South Glades Drive between N.E. 16th Avenue and N.E. 19th Avenue as "Detective James Walker Jr. Drive", a copy of which is attached and incorporated by reference; and
WHEREAS, this road designation is located in County Commission District 4,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that this Board:
Section 1. Joins the City of North Miami Beach in approving the designation of South Glades Drive between N.E. 16th Avenue and N.E. 19th Avenue as "Detective James Walker Jr. Drive."
Section 2. Directs the Clerk of the Board to transmit a certified copy of this resolution to the Mayor, City Council and City Manager of the City of North Miami Beach, the United States Postal Service, the Traffic Signals and Signs Division of the Public Works Department and Land Development Division of the Public Works Department, the Miami-Dade Police Department, and the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department.



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