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File Number: 101304
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File Number: 101304 File Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: 10-66 Control: County Commission
File Name: ESTABLISHING OLYMPIC EXPLORATORY ADVISORY BOARD Introduced: 5/20/2010
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 10/5/2010
Agenda Date: 10/5/2010 Agenda Item Number: 7A
Notes: 6WKS/MGR. REPORT CREATING Title: ORDINANCE CREATING THE MIAMI-DADE COUNTY OLYMPIC EXPLORATORY COMMITTEE; SETTING FORTH DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES AND MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS OF SUCH COMMITTEE; PROVIDING FOR APPOINTMENT OF MEMBERS; REQUIRING ANNUAL REPORTS AND PROVIDING FOR STAFF SUPPORT; PROVIDING SEVERABILITY, INCLUSION IN THE CODE, AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE
Indexes: OLYMPICS
Sponsors: Dennis C. Moss, Prime Sponsor
  Audrey M. Edmonson, Co-Sponsor
  Sally A. Heyman, Co-Sponsor
  Dorrin D. Rolle, Co-Sponsor
  Rebeca Sosa, Co-Sponsor
  Sen. Javier D. Souto, Co-Sponsor
  Barbara J. Jordan, Co-Sponsor
  Joe A. Martinez, Co-Sponsor
  Katy Sorenson, Co-Sponsor
  Bruno A. Barreiro, Co-Sponsor
  Carlos A. Gimenez, Co-Sponsor
  Natacha Seijas, Co-Sponsor
  Jose "Pepe" Diaz, Co-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 10/5/2010 7A Adopted P

Recreation, Culture & Tourism Committee 9/13/2010 3A Forwarded to BCC with a favorable recommendation P
REPORT: Assistant County Attorney Monica Rizo read the foregoing proposed ordinance into the record. Chairman Souto opened the public hearing. Hearing no one wishing to speak before the Committee, Chairman Souto closed the public hearing. The Committee proceeded to vote on this proposed ordinance as presented. Chairman Souto asked to be listed as a co-sponsor on this proposed ordinance.

Board of County Commissioners 6/3/2010 Tentatively scheduled for a public hearing Recreation, Culture & Tourism Committee 9/13/2010

Board of County Commissioners 6/3/2010 4D Adopted on first reading 9/13/2010 P
REPORT: First Assistant County Attorney Abigail Price-Williams read the foregoing ordinance into the record. Commissioners Edmonson and Rolle asked to be added as co-sponsors. Hearing no further questions or comments, the Board proceeded to vote on the foregoing ordinance as presented. The foregoing ordinance was adopted on first reading and set for a public hearing before the Recreation, Culture & Tourism Committee (RCTC) on Monday, September 13, 2010, at 2:00 p.m.

County Attorney 5/20/2010 Referred Recreation, Culture & Tourism Committee 9/13/2010

County Attorney 5/20/2010 Assigned Eric A. Rodriguez

Legislative Text


TITLE
ORDINANCE CREATING THE MIAMI-DADE COUNTY OLYMPIC EXPLORATORY COMMITTEE; SETTING FORTH DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES AND MEMBERSHIP REQUIREMENTS OF SUCH COMMITTEE; PROVIDING FOR APPOINTMENT OF MEMBERS; REQUIRING ANNUAL REPORTS AND PROVIDING FOR STAFF SUPPORT; PROVIDING SEVERABILITY, INCLUSION IN THE CODE, AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE

BODY
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 Code 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
to serve as an advisory board and working group to study the feasibility and methodology for Miami-Dade County to compete to host the Olympic Games,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA:
Section 1. Creation of Committee. There is hereby created and established in Miami-Dade County an advisory board to be known as the Miami-Dade County Olympic Exploratory Committee.
Section 2. Membership. The members of the Miami-Dade Sports Commission
shall serve as the members of the Miami-Dade County Olympic Exploratory Committee. Eligibility for membership on the Miami-Dade County Olympic Exploratory Committee shall be the same as membership for the Miami-Dade Sports Commission, as codified in Section 2-1603 of the Code of Miami-Dade County.
Section 3. Duties and Responsibilities. The Miami-Dade County Olympic
Exploratory Committee shall:
(a) Seek input and support from the public and private sectors during the evaluation of the feasibility of submitting a bid for and potentially hosting the Olympic Games or the Pan American Games or any other comparable international athletic events; and
(b) Submit an annual report to the Board of County Commissioners as to its findings.
Section 4. Staff Support. The Mayor or his designee shall provide staff support to the Miami-Dade County Olympic Exploratory Commission.

Section 5. If any section, subsection, sentence, clause or provision of this ordinance is held invalid, the remainder of this ordinance shall not be affected by such invalidity.
Section 6. It is the intention of the Board of County Commissioners, and it is hereby ordained that the provisions of this ordinance, including any sunset provision, shall become and be made a part of the Code of Miami-Dade County, Florida. The sections of this ordinance may be renumbered or relettered to accomplish such intention, and the word "ordinance" may be changed to "section," "article," or other appropriate word.
Section 7. This ordinance shall become effective ten (10) days after the date of enactment unless vetoed by the Mayor, and if vetoed, shall become effective only upon an override by this Board.



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