Miami-Dade Legislative Item
File Number: 100916
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File Number: 100916 File Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: R-442-10 Control: Board of County Commissioners
File Name: SUPPORT SO. FLA SUPER BOWL HOST COMMITTEE'S BID FOR 2014 Introduced: 4/6/2010
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 4/20/2010
Agenda Date: 4/20/2010 Agenda Item Number: 11A1
Notes: Title: RESOLUTION SUPPORTING THE SOUTH FLORIDA SUPER BOWL HOST COMMITTEE'S BID TO HOST THE 2014 SUPER BOWL XLVIII
Indexes: SUPER BOWL
Sponsors: Jose "Pepe" Diaz, Prime Sponsor
  Rebeca Sosa, Co-Sponsor
  Barbara J. Jordan, Co-Sponsor
  Audrey M. Edmonson, 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 4/20/2010 11A1 Adopted P
REPORT: First Assistant County Attorney Abigail Price-Williams advised that Commissioner Sosa asked to be listed as a co-sponsor of this item. Commissioners Jordan and Edmonson asked to be listed as co-sponsors of this item as well.

County Attorney 4/6/2010 Assigned Martin W. Sybblis

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION SUPPORTING THE SOUTH FLORIDA SUPER BOWL HOST COMMITTEE'S BID TO HOST THE 2014 SUPER BOWL XLVIII

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WHEREAS, South Florida has an opportunity to host the 2014 Super Bowl; and
WHEREAS, South Florida recently hosted Super Bowls XXIX in 1995, XXXIII in 1999, and XLI in 2007 and, most recently, XLIV in 2010; and
WHEREAS, to date, Miami-Dade County has hosted the most Super Bowls in America; and
WHEREAS, it was reported that the CBS Sports’ coverage of Super Bowl XLIV was watched by an estimated average of 106.5 million viewers, making it the most watched program in television history; and
WHEREAS, our community has a proven track record of successfully hosting the Super Bowl; and
WHEREAS, at least 120,000 people are expected to visit the host community during the two weeks of Super Bowl festivities; and
WHEREAS, it is anticipated that at least 1 billion viewers around the world will focus their eyes on our community as they watch the event on television; and
WHEREAS, hosting this momentous sporting event in our community provides a tremendous opportunity to boost our tourism industry and local economy; and
WHEREAS, a host community is expected to generate in excess of $300 million from the Super Bowl; and
WHEREAS, the Board has previously recognized the significance of hosting this event and has shown its commitment to the 1995, 1999, 2007 and 2010 games through grant funding and in-kind support of the game and its surrounding activities,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that:
Section 1. This Board supports the South Florida Super Bowl Host Committee's bid to host Super Bowl XLVIII in 2014 and pledge's Miami-Dade County's assistance, subject to available resources, to implement yet another successful Super Bowl.
Section 2. This Board will support the Miami-Dade Police Department’s provision of public safety services at the stadium on game day only for National Football League (the “NFL”) sanctioned events to include escort services for teams and officials on an in-kind basis.
Section 3. This Board will support the Miami-Dade Fire Department’s provision of fire/rescue services at the stadium on game day only.
Section 4. This Board will support the Miami-Dade County Aviation Department’s commitment to cooperate with those needing special services in connection with the Super Bowl game, including arrival and departure of team charters, private planes and special fan charters.
Section 5. This Board will support the Miami-Dade Consumer Services Department’s issuance of additional temporary licenses or permits for limousines and shuttles, if needed.
Section 6. This Board will support Miami-Dade County’s provision of administrative support to the Host Committee in the form of loaned executives, subject to availability, and provide in-kind support as needed in preparation for game day.
Section 7. Miami-Dade County will not sponsor any Super Bowl related promotional activities during the Super Bowl period which detract from or interfere with promotional activities of the NFL in connection with the Super Bowl to the extent that there is no conflict with Miami-Dade County Code and contracts.



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