Miami-Dade Legislative Item
File Number: 101461
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File Number: 101461 File Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: R-669-10 Control: Board of County Commissioners
File Name: PROCLAIM JULY 1-7 IN RECOGNITION OF DWYANE WADE Introduced: 6/3/2010
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 6/15/2010
Agenda Date: 6/15/2010 Agenda Item Number: 14A1
Notes: Title: RESOLUTION PROCLAIMING MIAMI-DADE COUNTY TO BE KNOWN AS ''MIAMI-WADE COUNTY'' DURING THE WEEK OF JULY 1-7, 2010 IN RECOGNITION OF DWYANE WADE’S CONTRIBUTION TO THE COMMUNITY
Indexes: PROCLAMATION
Sponsors: Joe A. Martinez, Prime Sponsor
  Bruno A. Barreiro, Co-Sponsor
  Jose "Pepe" Diaz, Co-Sponsor
  Audrey M. Edmonson, Co-Sponsor
  Carlos A. Gimenez, Co-Sponsor
  Barbara J. Jordan, Co-Sponsor
  Dennis C. Moss, Co-Sponsor
  Dorrin D. Rolle, Co-Sponsor
  Natacha Seijas, Co-Sponsor
  Katy Sorenson, Co-Sponsor
  Rebeca Sosa, Co-Sponsor
  Sen. Javier D. Souto, Co-Sponsor
  Sally A. Heyman, 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 6/15/2010 14A1 Adopted P

County Manager 6/9/2010 Additions 6/15/2010

County Attorney 6/3/2010 Referred Government Operations Committee

County Attorney 6/3/2010 Assigned Martin W. Sybblis 6/3/2010

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION PROCLAIMING MIAMI-DADE COUNTY TO BE KNOWN AS “MIAMI-WADE COUNTY” DURING THE WEEK OF JULY 1-7, 2010 IN RECOGNITION OF DWYANE WADE’S CONTRIBUTION TO THE COMMUNITY

BODY
WHEREAS, Miami-Dade County, located in the great state of Florida, is home to the American Airlines Arena, South Florida’s premier entertainment venue, and the Miami HEAT professional basketball team; and
WHEREAS, Miami-Dade County, along with the rest of South Florida, celebrated the Miami HEAT winning the 2006 NBA Championship and witnessed Miami HEAT star Dwyane Wade lead the Miami HEAT in scoring during the 2006 NBA Finals, and subsequently become the NBA Finals Most Valuable Player; and
WHEREAS, Miami-Dade County’s Dwyane Wade brought home the gold medal from the 2008 Beijing Olympics, has gone on to be named the Most Valuable Player of the 2010 NBA All-Star Game, was selected first team All-NBA for the 2009-10 NBA season, and through his Wade’s World Foundation contributes to the quality of life of the citizens of our fine county; and
WHEREAS, on Thursday, May 13, 2010, Miami HEAT campaign headquarters successfully launched the “We Want Wade” interactive, community-wide campaign at www.wewantwade.com, aimed at encouraging the six-time All Star to stay with the Miami HEAT, a
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that the Board, in recognition of all that Dwyane Wade has done for the visibility, stature and national image of Miami-Dade County, does hereby declare that Miami-Dade County be known as “Miami-Wade County” from July 1-7, 2010.



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