Miami-Dade Legislative Item
File Number: 092237
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File Number: 092237 File Type: Resolution Status: Adopted as amended
Version: 0 Reference: R-557-09 Control: Board of County Commissioners
File Name: CREATE OLYMPIC EXPLORATORY COMMITTEE ADVISORY BOARD Introduced: 8/4/2009
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 5/5/2009
Agenda Date: 5/5/2009 Agenda Item Number: 11A14
Notes: THIS IS FINAL VERSION AS ADOPTED, ALSO SEE 090866. Title: RESOLUTION CREATING AN OLYMPIC EXPLORATORY COMMITTEE ADVISORY BOARD TO SERVE AS A WORKING GROUP THAT WOULD STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF HOW MIAMI-DADE COUNTY CAN COMPETE TO HOST THE SUMMER OLYMPIC GAMES AND REPORT BACK TO THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS WITH RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE FEASIBILITY AND METHODOLOGY FOR BIDDING TO HOST THE OLYMPIC GAMES [SEE ORIGINAL ITEM UNDER FILE NO. 090866]
Indexes: OLYMPICS
Sponsors: Dennis C. Moss, Prime Sponsor
  Sally A. Heyman, Co-Sponsor
  Dorrin D. Rolle, 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

County Attorney 8/4/2009 Assigned Eric A. Rodriguez

Board of County Commissioners 5/5/2009 11A14 Amended Adopted as amended P
REPORT: Chairman Moss noted the intent of this proposed resolution was to establish an Olympic Exploratory Committee Advisory Board (OECAB) for the feasibility of hosting Olympic Games in 2020, 2024, or 2028. He said the Commission would be provided with details on the structure and composition of the OECAB at another meeting. County Attorney Robert Cuevas suggested that language be included providing a timeframe and Board composition. Assistant County Attorney Monica Rizo noted this proposed resolution would be amended to provide that the composition and timeframe for the proposed OECAB would be created pursuant to a subsequent resolution that would be presented to the County Commission. Commissioner Martinez suggested this being a tri-county regional event including Broward and Palm Beach Counties. Commissioner Gimenez suggested the OECAB consider hosting the Pan American Games in order to obtain experience necessary to host the Olympic Games. There being no further questions or comments, the Commission proceeded to vote on this proposed resolution as amended.

Legislative Text


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RESOLUTION CREATING AN OLYMPIC EXPLORATORY COMMITTEE ADVISORY BOARD TO SERVE AS A WORKING GROUP THAT WOULD STUDY THE FEASIBILITY OF HOW MIAMI-DADE COUNTY CAN COMPETE TO HOST THE SUMMER OLYMPIC GAMES AND REPORT BACK TO THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS WITH RECOMMENDATIONS ON THE FEASIBILITY AND METHODOLOGY FOR BIDDING TO HOST THE OLYMPIC GAMES

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WHEREAS, the Olympic Games is the most enduring festival of sports in the history of civilization; and
WHEREAS, after the advent of the modern Olympic Games in Athens in 1896, host cities have competed for the honor of hosting the Olympic Games; and
WEHREAS, hosting the Olympic Games is beneficial in that it brings prestige and international exposure to the host city; and
WHEREAS, the process of submitting bids to compete for the hosting of the
Olympic Games commences many years in advance; and
WHEREAS, as an example of the advance planning required, on June 4, 2008, the International Olympic Committee announced that Chicago, Tokyo, Rio de Janeiro, and Madrid have made it on to the shortlist of cities bidding to host the 2016 Olympic Games; and
WHEREAS, the County of Miami-Dade County sections 2-11.36-2-11.40 provides for the creation of advisory boards to the Board of County Commissioners; and
WHEREAS, given the benefits of hosting the Olympic Games and the advance planning required, it is in the best interest of the County to establish an Olympic Exploratory Committee

Advisory Board to serve as a working group to study the feasibility and methodology for Miami-Dade County to compete to host the Olympic Games,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that an Olympic Exploratory Committee Advisory Board is hereby created to serve as a working group that would study the feasibility of how Miami-Dade County can compete to host the Olympic Games and that such Advisory Board will report back to the Board of County Commissioners with recommendations on the feasibility and methodology for Miami-Dade County to compete to host the Olympic Games. The establishment of the Exploratory Committee is subject to the presentation to the Board of County Commissioners for approval a separate resolution that sets forth timelines for the work of the Exploratory Committee, the composition of the Exploratory Committee and the scope of its work.



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