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File Number: 110342
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File Number: 110342 File Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: R-178-11 Control: County Commission
File Name: CODESIGNATE FIRE STATION AS ROBERT 'CASEY' LAMME Introduced: 2/11/2011
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 3/1/2011
Agenda Date: 3/1/2011 Agenda Item Number: 5A
Notes: Title: RESOLUTION CO-DESIGNATING FIRE RESCUE STATION 59 AS THE ROBERT ''CASEY'' LAMME STATION IN MEMORY OF FIREFIGHTER ROBERT LAMME
Indexes: CO-DESIGNATING
  FIRE RESCUE SERVICES
Sponsors: Rebeca Sosa, Prime Sponsor
  Lynda Bell, Co-Sponsor
  Jose "Pepe" Diaz, Co-Sponsor
  Bruno A. Barreiro, Co-Sponsor
  Audrey M. Edmonson, Co-Sponsor
  Carlos A. Gimenez, Co-Sponsor
  Sally A. Heyman, Co-Sponsor
  Barbara J. Jordan, Co-Sponsor
  Joe A. Martinez, Co-Sponsor
  Jean Monestime, Co-Sponsor
  Dennis C. Moss, Co-Sponsor
  Sen. Javier D. Souto, 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 3/1/2011 5A Adopted P
REPORT: First Assistant County Attorney Abigail Price-Williams read into the record the title of the foregoing proposed resolution. Chairman Martinez asked that all members of the Board of County Commissioners be listed as co-sponsors. Hearing no other questions or comments from Committee members or the Administration, the Committee proceeded to vote on the foregoing resolution.

County Attorney 2/11/2011 Assigned Martin W. Sybblis

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION CO-DESIGNATING FIRE RESCUE STATION 59 AS THE ROBERT “CASEY” LAMME STATION IN MEMORY OF FIREFIGHTER ROBERT LAMME

BODY
WHEREAS, Miami-Dade Fire Rescue provides the most efficient and professional response to the broadest range of emergency incidents by having the best and most capable crew available at all times to initiate lifesaving efforts at the scene of any emergency; and
WHEREAS, Miami-Dade County owns and operates more than 60 fire stations throughout the County, including Fire Rescue Station 59, located at 5690 NW 36 Street in Miami (“Station 59”); and
WHEREAS, Firefighter Robert “Casey” Lamme (“Lamme”) served Miami-Dade County residents with honor and distinction for ten years at Station 59; and
WHEREAS, On April 26, 1981, Lamme stopped to render aid to a motorist trapped in a burning vehicle; and
WHEREAS, Lamme was unaware that the victim’s car had hit a power pole and was electrocuted while trying to undertake a selfless and heroic rescue; and
WHEREAS, Firefighter Lamme died in the line of duty; and
WHEREAS, in recognition of Lamme’s extraordinary heroism and years of service to the community, this Board wishes to dedicate Station 59 to his memory; and
WHEREAS, Station 59 is located in Commission District 6,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that this Board:

Section 1. Having conducted a public hearing, co-designates Station 59 as the “Robert ‘Casey’ Lamme Station”.
Section 2. The Clerk of the Board is directed to send certified copies of this Resolution to the United States Postal Service, the Miami-Dade Police Department, and the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department.



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