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File Number: 091931
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File Number: 091931 File Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: R-1053-09 Control: Board of County Commissioners
File Name: GREEN PROCUREMENT PREFERENCE Introduced: 6/23/2009
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 7/23/2009
Agenda Date: 7/21/2009 Agenda Item Number: 14A22
Notes: Title: RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COUNTY MAYOR OR COUNTY MAYOR’S DESIGNEE TO PREPARE AND PRESENT TO THE BOARD WITHIN NINETY (90) DAYS A “GREEN” PROCUREMENT PREFERENCE PROGRAM FOR THE PURCHASE OF ENVIRONMENTALLY RESPONSIBLE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
Indexes: PROCUREMENT
Sponsors: Joe A. Martinez, 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 7/23/2009 14A22 Adopted P

Board of County Commissioners 7/21/2009 14A22 Carried over 7/23/2009
REPORT: (NOTE: See the July 23, 2009, Board meeting minutes, Legistar Meeting Key No. 2751).

County Manager 7/15/2009 Additions 7/21/2009

Budget, Planning and Sustainability Committee 7/14/2009 3W Forwarded to the BCC by the BCC Chairperson with a favorable recommendation P
REPORT: Assistant County Attorney Jess McCarty read the foregoing proposed resolution into the record. Chairwoman Sorenson noted that she had discussed green procurement with the Department of Procurement Management Director, and that the Director should have a report forthcoming. Ms. Miriam Singer, Director, Department of Procurement Management, noted that the Department would present the report, which addressed this proposed resolution, at the September 8, 2009, Budget, Planning and Sustainability meeting. Hearing no other questions or comments, the Committee proceeded to vote. Pursuant to County Commission Chairman Moss' memorandum dated June 8, 2009, the foregoing proposed resolution was forwarded to the July 21, 2009 Commission meeting.

County Attorney 6/23/2009 Referred Budget, Planning and Sustainability Committee 7/14/2009

County Attorney 6/23/2009 Assigned Eduardo W. Gonzalez 7/7/2009

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COUNTY MAYOR OR COUNTY MAYOR�S DESIGNEE TO PREPARE AND PRESENT TO THE BOARD WITHIN NINETY (90) DAYS A �GREEN� PROCUREMENT PREFERENCE PROGRAM FOR THE PURCHASE OF ENVIRONMENTALLY RESPONSIBLE PRODUCTS AND SERVICES

BODY
WHEREAS, this Board is committed to the policy of sustainability, the ability to sustain ourselves, our community and the natural resources on which we all depend; and
WHEREAS, this Board previously enacted Ordinance 07-65 to promoted the policy of sustainability and the use of environmentally responsible (�green�) practices into the design, construction, and operation of buildings; and
WHEREAS, this Board desires to further promote and enhance the policy of sustainability and �green� practices in the County�s procurement of goods and services,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that the County Mayor or County Mayor�s designee is hereby directed to prepare and present to the Board a written proposed �green� preference procurement program which provides a preference for the purchase of environmentally responsible products and services. The proposed �green� procurement preference program shall be submitted to the Board of County Commissioners within 90 days after the adoption of this resolution.



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