Miami-Dade Legislative Item
File Number: 102105
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File Number: 102105 File Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: R-854-10 Control: Board of County Commissioners
File Name: WRAP COUNTY VEHICLES IN PINK TO SUPPORT BREAST CANCER AWAREN Introduced: 8/26/2010
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 9/10/2010
Agenda Date: 9/10/2010 Agenda Item Number: 11A35
Notes: Title: RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COUNTY MAYOR OR DESIGNEE TO WRAP TWO MIAMI-DADE COUNTY FIRE RESCUE VEHICLES AND ONE MIAMI-DADE COUNTY POLICE VEHICLE IN PINK DURING THE MONTH OF OCTOBER IN SUPPORT OF BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH AND AUTHORIZING THE METRO-DADE FIREFIGHTERS, IAFF LOCAL 1403, AND THE POLICE OFFICER ASSISTANCE TRUST TO PAY FOR THE WRAPPING (SEE AGENDA ITEM NO. 1E4)
Indexes: BREAST CANCER
Sponsors: Sally A. Heyman, Prime Sponsor
  Jose "Pepe" Diaz, Co-Sponsor
  Rebeca Sosa, 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 9/10/2010 11A35 Adopted P
REPORT: Chairman Moss noted on behalf of the members of the Board, support would continue to be provided again this year from the County Commission.

County Attorney 8/26/2010 Referred

County Attorney 8/26/2010 Assigned Gerald K. Sanchez

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COUNTY MAYOR OR DESIGNEE TO WRAP TWO MIAMI-DADE COUNTY FIRE RESCUE VEHICLES AND ONE MIAMI-DADE COUNTY POLICE VEHICLE IN PINK DURING THE MONTH OF OCTOBER IN SUPPORT OF BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH AND AUTHORIZING THE METRO-DADE FIREFIGHTERS, IAFF LOCAL 1403, AND THE POLICE OFFICER ASSISTANCE TRUST TO PAY FOR THE WRAPPING

BODY
WHEREAS, Breast Cancer Awareness Month is an annual international health campaign organized by major breast cancer charities every October to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for research into its causes, prevention and cure; and
WHEREAS, in 1991, the Susan G. Komen Foundation handed out pink ribbons to participants in its New York City race for breast cancer survivors; and
WHEREAS, the color pink has become associated with Breast Cancer Awareness Month; and
WHEREAS, more than a dozen world-famous landmarks have been illuminated in pink light during the month of October to draw attention to the importance of early diagnosis of breast cancer as well research for finding ways to cure and prevent breast cancer; and
WHEREAS, the Commission believes that two Miami-Dade County fire rescue vehicles and one police vehicle should be wrapped in pink during the month of October in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the Pink Heals Tour Event,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that County Mayor or designee is directed to wrap two Miami-Dade County fire rescue vehicles and one police vehicle in pink during the month of October in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month and the Pink Heals Tour Event. The cost for wrapping the two Miami-Dade County fire rescue vehicles in pink shall be paid for by the Metro-Dade Firefighters, IAFF Local 1403, and the cost of wrapping the Miami-Dade County police vehicle in pink shall be paid for by the Police Officer Assistance Trust.



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