Miami-Dade Legislative Item
File Number: 090435
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File Number: 090435 File Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: R-145-09 Control: Board of County Commissioners
File Name: CODESIGNATING - ASHLEY VALDES STREET Introduced: 2/20/2009
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 3/3/2009
Agenda Date: 3/3/2009 Agenda Item Number: 5L
Notes: Title: RESOLUTION CODESIGNATING S.W. 80TH STREET BETWEEN S.W. 147TH AVENUE AND S.W. 152ND AVENUE AS ‘‘ASHLEY VALDES STREET’’
Indexes: CODESIGNATION
  ROAD DESIGNATION
Sponsors: Joe A. Martinez, Prime Sponsor
  Dennis C. Moss, Co-Sponsor
  Jose "Pepe" Diaz, Co-Sponsor
  Dorrin D. Rolle, Co-Sponsor
  Barbara J. Jordan, Co-Sponsor
  Carlos A. Gimenez, Co-Sponsor
  Sally A. Heyman, Co-Sponsor
  Audrey M. Edmonson, Co-Sponsor
  Bruno A. Barreiro, Co-Sponsor
  Katy Sorenson, 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 3/3/2009 5L Adopted P
REPORT: First Assistant County Attorney Abigail Price-Williams read the foregoing proposed resolution into the record. Chairman Moss opened the public hearing. Hearing no one wishing to speak before the Board, Chairman Moss closed the public hearing. Commissioner Martinez stated the County Mayor intended to submit a Mayoral Veto Waiver for this resolution to the Clerk of the Board’s Office. Chairman Moss and Commissioners Diaz, Jordan, Gimenez, Heyman, Rolle, Edmonson and Barreiro asked to be listed as cosponsors on this resolution.

County Attorney 2/20/2009 Assigned Jess M. McCarty

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION CODESIGNATING S.W. 80th STREET BETWEEN S.W. 147th AVENUE AND S.W. 152nd AVENUE AS ‘‘ASHLEY VALDES STREET’’

BODY
WHEREAS, Ashley Nicole Valdes was born March 4, 1997; and
WHEREAS, on January 8, 2009, while Ashley was on her way home from an after-school program, her life was tragically taken in a hit-and-run accident on S.W. 80th Street near S.W. 149th Avenue; and
WHEREAS, though only 11 years old at her untimely death, Ashley already had touched the lives around her in a meaningful way, including her family, friends and those with which she came in contact; and
WHEREAS, Ashley was her mother Adonay Rosete’s best friend and a tireless helper while her mother studied to be a paramedic in the single-parent home; and
WHEREAS, when not in school, Ashley spent substantial amounts of time taking care of her mentally disabled younger sister, Amanda, helping to dress her sister and sometimes getting up in the middle of the night to take care of her sister so that her mother could sleep; and
WHEREAS, Ashley was also a very spiritual child; and
WHEREAS, Ashley took a great interest in animals and was always very involved in school activities; and
WHEREAS, this Board would like to honor the memory of Ashley Valdes by codesignating the location of her tragic and untimely death, S.W. 80th Street between S.W. 147th Avenue and S.W. 152nd Avenue, as “Ashley Valdes Street”; and
WHEREAS, S.W. 80th Street between S.W. 147th Avenue and S.W. 152nd Avenue is a County road located in unincorporated Miami-Dade County; and
WHEREAS, this proposed codesignation is located in County Commission District 11,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that this Board:
Section 1. Codesignates S.W. 80th Street between S.W. 147th Avenue and S.W. 152nd Avenue as ‘‘Ashley Valdes Street.’’
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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