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File Number: 083216
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File Number: 083216 File Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: R-1139-08 Control: Board of County Commissioners
File Name: CODESIGNATING A PORTION NW 77 AVE AS PABLO RAUL ALARCON WAY Introduced: 11/4/2008
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 11/20/2008
Agenda Date: 11/20/2008 Agenda Item Number: 5E
Notes: Title: RESOLUTION CODESIGNATING N.W. 77TH AVENUE FROM N.W. 70TH STREET TO N.W. 72ND STREET AS ‘’PABLO RAUL ALARCON WAY’’
Indexes: ROAD CLOSING
Sponsors: Jose "Pepe" Diaz, Prime Sponsor
  Rebeca Sosa, Co-Sponsor
  Sen. Javier D. Souto, 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 11/20/2008 5E Adopted P
REPORT: First Assistant County Attorney Abigail Price-Williams read the foregoing proposed resolution into the record. Chairman Barreiro opened the public hearing and seeing no one to appear, closed the public hearing. There being no further questions or comments, the Board proceed to vote.

County Attorney 11/4/2008 Assigned Jess M. McCarty

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION CODESIGNATING N.W. 77TH AVENUE FROM N.W. 70TH STREET TO N.W. 72ND STREET AS ‘’PABLO RAUL ALARCON WAY’’

BODY
WHEREAS, Pablo Raul Alarcon was born in Ciego de Avila, Cuba in 1926; and
WHEREAS, shortly thereafter, he married Alma Aleman in 1951 and founded his first radio station; and
WHEREAS, Pablo Raul Alarcon continued to operate and grow his radio company and by 1960, he owned 14 radio stations; and
WHEREAS, in 1960, the communist dictatorship of Fidel Castro confiscated all 14 radio stations that Alarcon owned; and
WHEREAS, thereafter, Alarcon moved with his family to New York, and started working as a disc-jockey; and
WHEREAS, through the years, Alarcon worked his way into management and into different facets of the media industry; and
WHEREAS, in 1983, Alarcon acquired his first radio station in the U.S., establishing the Spanish Broadcasting System (SBS); and
WHEREAS, today, SBS is the largest Hispanic-controlled publicly-traded media company in the U.S., operating 21 FM radio stations in six (6) of the largest U.S. Hispanic markets; and
WHEREAS, Alarcon served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of SBS until 1999 when he named his son Raul Alarcon, Jr. his successor, becoming Chairman Emeritus of the company until his death early in 2008; and
WHEREAS, N.W. 77th Avenue from N.W. 70th Street to N.W. 72nd Street is a county road located in unincorporated Miami-Dade County; and
WHEREAS, this proposed codesignation is located in County Commission District 12,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that this Board:
Section 1. Having considered this matter at a public hearing, codesignates N.W. 77th Avenue from N.W. 70th Street to N.W. 72nd Street as Pablo Raul Alarcon Way.
Section 2. Directs the Clerk of the Board to transmit a certified copy of this resolution to 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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