Miami-Dade Legislative Item
File Number: 091423
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File Number: 091423 File Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: R-882-09 Control: Board of County Commissioners
File Name: NAMING A BASEBALL FIELD THE JOEL RODRIGUEZ FIELD Introduced: 5/5/2009
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 6/30/2009
Agenda Date: 6/30/2009 Agenda Item Number: 11A33
Notes: P.H. AT COMMITTEE Title: RESOLUTION APPROVING NAMING BASEBALL FIELD NO. 8 IN TAMIAMI PARK AS ''THE JOEL RODRIGUEZ FIELD''
Indexes: RENAMING OF ROADS, BUILDINGS & FACILITIES
Sponsors: Joe A. Martinez, Prime Sponsor
  Jose "Pepe" Diaz, Co-Sponsor
  Dennis C. Moss, 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 6/30/2009 11A33 Adopted P

Recreation, Culture & Tourism Committee 6/8/2009 3A Forwarded to BCC with a favorable recommendation P
REPORT: Assistant County Attorney Ferrer read the foregoing proposed resolution into the record. The following scrivener's error was corrected in the County Manager's Memorandum entitled "Changes to the Recreation, Culture & Tourism Committee Agenda: The official agenda should read: Joe A. martinez, Prime Sponsor, Jose "Pepe" Diaz", Co-Sponsor. Chairman Souto opened the public hearing; however it was closed, after no one appeared in connection with this proposed resolution. Hearing no questions or comments the Committee proceeded to vote.

County Manager 6/5/2009 Scrivener's Errors Recreation, Culture & Tourism Committee 6/8/2009
REPORT: The official agenda should read: Joe A. Martinez, Prime Sponsor, Jose "Pepe" Diaz, Co-Sponsor

County Attorney 5/5/2009 Referred Recreation, Culture & Tourism Committee 6/8/2009

County Attorney 5/5/2009 Assigned Monica Rizo 6/1/2009

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION APPROVING NAMING BASEBALL FIELD NO. 8 IN TAMIAMI PARK AS “THE JOEL RODRIGUEZ FIELD”

BODY
WHEREAS, Joel Rodriguez, who passed away on April 5, 2009, was a baseball coach for the Tamiami Youth Baseball Association for over ten years; and
WHEREAS, throughout those years, Mr. Rodriguez also served as assistant commissioner, as a rules committee member and as an executive board member of the league; and
WHEREAS, Mr. Rodriguez was an exceptional baseball coach; managing a team that in 2004 won the Pony Baseball’s Mustang Division World Series in Irvin, Texas and a team that in 2006 won the Bronco Division’s World Series in Monterey, California; and
WHEREAS, Mr. Rodriguez not only coached the kids in the Tamiami Youth Baseball leagues, he dedicated himself to helping those kids financially, to providing them lessons on life and to teaching them values and how to become better people; and
WHEREAS, this Board, after a public hearing, desires name baseball field no. 8 in Tamiami Park as “The Joel Rodriguez Field” in honor of this individual,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that this Board, after a public hearing, hereby approves the naming of baseball field no. 8 in Tamiami Park as “The Joel Rodriguez Field.”



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