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File Number: 093029
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File Number: 093029 File Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: R-1344-09 Control: Board of County Commissioners
File Name: CODESIGNATING TO ''2506 BRIGADE BOULEVARD'' Introduced: 11/12/2009
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 12/1/2009
Agenda Date: 12/1/2009 Agenda Item Number: 5B
Notes: CO-PRIME SPONSORS Title: RESOLUTION CO-DESIGNATING CORAL WAY/SW 24TH STREET FROM SW 97TH AVENUE TO SW 107TH AVENUE AS ''2506 BRIGADE BOULEVARD''
Indexes: CODESIGNATION
Sponsors: Sen. Javier D. Souto, Prime Sponsor
  Joe A. Martinez, Prime Sponsor
  Jose "Pepe" Diaz, Co-Sponsor
  Carlos A. Gimenez, 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 12/1/2009 5B Adopted P
REPORT: First Assistant County Attorney Abigail Price-Williams read the foregoing proposed resolution into the record. Chairman Moss opened the public hearing for persons wishing to speak on this resolution. He closed the public hearing after no one appeared wishing to speak, and the Board proceeded to vote on the proposed resolution as presented.

County Attorney 11/12/2009 Assigned Jess M. McCarty 11/12/2009

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION CO-DESIGNATING CORAL WAY/SW 24th STREET FROM SW 97th AVENUE TO SW 107th AVENUE AS “2506 BRIGADE BOULEVARD”

BODY
WHEREAS, in 1960, recruiting began among anti-Castro exiles in Miami for an infantry training camp near Retalhuleu, in the Sierra Madre Mountains on the Pacific coast of Guatemala; and
WHEREAS, in November 1960, with 430 men in training, the leaders of the brigade were chosen, and the brigade was named the 2506 Brigade using the membership number of the first casualty during training, Carlos Rodriguez Santana; and
WHEREAS, on April 17, 1961, a group of 1,334 men traveled on a seaborne force to Cuba to overthrow Fidel Castro, of whom 1,297 actually landed on Cuban shores joined by an additional 177 airborne paratroops; and
WHEREAS, the invasion was unsuccessful, and 1,183 men were captured, tried and imprisoned and eventually a group of private citizens in the U.S. negotiated to give $53 million dollars in food and drugs in exchange for the release of these prisoners; and
WHEREAS, this Board would like to honor the members of the 2506 Brigade with this codesignation; and
WHEREAS, Coral Way/SW 24th Street from SW 97th Avenue to SW 107th Avenue is a County road located in unincorporated Miami-Dade County; and
WHEREAS, this proposed codesignation is located in County Commission Districts 10 and 11,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that this Board:
Section 1. Having considered this matter at a public hearing, co-designates Coral Way/ SW 24th Street from SW 97th Avenue to SW 107th Avenue as “2506 Brigade Boulevard.”
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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