Miami-Dade Legislative Item
File Number: 093027
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File Number: 093027 File Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: R-1342-09 Control: Board of County Commissioners
File Name: HOST 2018 OR 2022 WORLD CUP Introduced: 11/10/2009
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 11/17/2009
Agenda Date: 11/17/2009 Agenda Item Number: 14A5
Notes: Title: RESOLUTION CONFIRMING SUPPORT FOR MIAMI-DADE COUNTY’S BID TO BE THE HOST SITE FOR THE 2018 OR 2022 WORLD CUP, AGREEING TO THE TERMS INCLUDED IN THE HOST CITY AGREEMENT ATTACHED HEREIN, AND URGING THE USA BID COMMITTEE TO SELECT MIAMI-DADE COUNTY AS A HOST SITE FOR THE 2018 OR 2022 FIFA WORLD CUP BID
Indexes: NONE
Sponsors: Jose "Pepe" Diaz, 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 11/17/2009 14A5 Adopted P
REPORT: Commissioner Diaz explained the intent of the foregoing proposed resolution. Hearing no objection, the Board proceeded to vote on this proposed resolution as presented. Commissioner Sosa questioned whether the County Attorney’s Office (CAO) reviewed and that all parties agreed with the terms and conditions of the Host City Agreement. First County Attorney Abigail Price-Williams responded that the CAO reviewed the terms and conditions of the Host City Agreement and all involved parties agreed with it. Chairman Moss stated that the efforts outlined in this proposed resolution should be pursued and thanked Commissioner Diaz for his leadership on this issue. He indicated that he would be bringing forth a resolution regarding the Olympics, the Pan Am Games and other world games. He stated that the Miami-Dade Sports Commission should take the lead on these types of issues.

County Manager 11/16/2009 Additions 11/17/2009

County Attorney 11/10/2009 Assigned Bruce Libhaber

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION CONFIRMING SUPPORT FOR MIAMI-DADE COUNTY’S BID TO BE THE HOST SITE FOR THE 2018 OR 2022 WORLD CUP, AGREEING TO THE TERMS INCLUDED IN THE HOST CITY AGREEMENT ATTACHED HEREIN, AND URGING THE USA BID COMMITTEE TO SELECT MIAMI-DADE COUNTY AS A HOST SITE FOR THE 2018 OR 2022 FIFA WORLD CUP BID

BODY
WHEREAS, the World Cup is the preeminent soccer tournament, attracting the finest soccer players from throughout the world; and
WHEREAS, hosting the World Cup would attract thousands of spectators to Miami-Dade County resulting in an economic stimulus for this community; and
WHEREAS, hundreds of millions of individuals watch the televised World Cup matches, thus providing invaluable exposure to Miami-Dade County; and
WHEREAS, the World Cup promotes international cooperation through athletic competition; and
WHEREAS, on July 21, 2009, the Board of County Commissioners unanimously adopted Resolution No. R-969-09, expressing its support for Miami-Dade County’s bid to be the host site for the 2018 or 2022 World Cup; and
WHEREAS, a commitment to enter into a Host City Agreement is a precondition to any potential award of the World Cup,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that this Board hereby confirms its support for Miami-Dade County’s bid to host the 2018 or 2022 World Cup, agrees to the terms included in the Host City Agreement attached hereto, authorizes the Miami-Dade Sports Commission to execute the Host City Agreement on behalf of Miami-Dade County and the MIAMI/Host City Bid Committee and urges the USA Bid Committee to select Miami-Dade County as a host site for the 2018 or 2022 FIFA World Cup bid.



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