Miami-Dade Legislative Item
File Number: 110423
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File Number: 110423 File Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: R-197-11 Control: Board of County Commissioners
File Name: DESIGNATING UNICOR INDUSTRIAL AREA DADE GREEN TECHNOLOGY COR Introduced: 2/18/2011
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 3/15/2011
Agenda Date: 3/15/2011 Agenda Item Number: 5H
Notes: Title: RESOLUTION DESIGNATING UNINCORPORATED INDUSTRIAL AREA BOUNDED BY NORTHWEST 127TH STREET TO THE NORTH, NORTHWEST 27TH AVENUE TO THE EAST, NORTHWEST 37TH AVENUE TO THE WEST, AND THE MIAMI RIVER TO THE SOUTH AS THE ''MIAMI-DADE GREEN TECHNOLOGY CORRIDOR''
Indexes: UNINCORPORATED DADE COUNTY
Sponsors: Jean Monestime, 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 3/15/2011 5H Adopted P
REPORT: First Assistant County Attorney Abigail Price-Williams read the foregoing proposed resolution into the record. Chairman Martinez opened the public hearing, called for persons wishing to be heard in connection with this resolution, and closed the public hearing after seeing no one appear. The Board proceeded to vote on this resolution as presented.

Internal Mgmt. & Fiscal Responsibility Committee 3/8/2011 2G Removed P
REPORT: NOTE: The County Manager's memorandum dated March 8, 2011, entitled, "Requested Changes to the Internal Management and Fiscal Responsibility Committee Agenda" noted that the foregoing proposed resolution was inadvertently placed on the Committee agenda and was removed because it was exempt from committee review pursuant to Rule 4.01(j)(2) under the Board's Rule and Procedures. Therefore, this item would appear on the Board of County Commissioners agenda.

County Manager 3/7/2011 Additions

County Attorney 2/18/2011 Referred Internal Mgmt. & Fiscal Responsibility Committee 3/8/2011

County Attorney 2/18/2011 Assigned Abbie N. Schwaderer

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION DESIGNATING UNINCORPORATED INDUSTRIAL AREA BOUNDED BY NORTHWEST 127TH STREET TO THE NORTH, NORTHWEST 27TH AVENUE TO THE EAST, NORTHWEST 37TH AVENUE TO THE WEST, AND THE MIAMI RIVER TO THE SOUTH AS THE “MIAMI-DADE GREEN TECHNOLOGY CORRIDOR”

BODY

WHEREAS, the Green Economy is commonly understood to include industries involved with such things as renewable energy, energy efficiency, and environmentally beneficial technologies; and
WHEREAS, the Green Economy is a rapidly growing segment of the American economy and may be a source of growth even in the depths of an economic recession; and
WHEREAS, the industries included in this new Green Economy may create significant growth in a spectrum of jobs, from research and development to both skilled and unskilled trades, thus providing a wide range of employment opportunities; and
WHEREAS, the State of Florida has implemented policies to encourage the growth of renewable energy and other green industries, and these policies include tax incentives, access to venture capital funding, and consumer incentives designed to foster demand for green products and services; and
WHEREAS, Enterprise Florida has identified “Cleantech” as a State industry cluster which includes clean energy generation, energy efficient products, green buildings, and water and bioremediation technologies; and
WHEREAS, the Miami-Dade County Targeted Jobs Incentive Fund (“TJIF”) identifies Clean Energy as an industry eligible for economic development incentives, and TJIF provides additional bonuses for companies locating in targeted urban areas as well as bonuses for renewable energy businesses locating or expanding in Miami-Dade County; and
WHEREAS, Miami-Dade County has industrial land which has significant potential for new industry and employment through Green Economy opportunities; and
WHEREAS, the special recognition and designation of the unincorporated industrial area as indicated on the attached map, incorporated herein, and bounded by Northwest 127th Street to the North, Northwest 27th Avenue to the East, Northwest 37th Avenue to the West, and the Miami River to the South as the “Miami-Dade Green Technology Corridor” will help focus economic development and marketing efforts of Miami-Dade and the State in order to encourage renewable energy, energy efficiency, and environmentally beneficial technologies to locate within Miami-Dade County; and
WHEREAS, this designation shall in no way prohibit, restrict, or discourage such businesses from forming or locating in other areas of Miami-Dade County;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that the following area is hereby recognized and designated as the Miami-Dade Green Technology Corridor: those unincorporated lands designated industrial on the Miami-Dade Comprehensive Development Master Plan as indicated on the attached map, incorporated herein, and which are bounded by:
On the North: Northwest 127th Street
To the South: the Miami River
On the East: Northwest 27th Avenue
To the West: Northwest 37th Avenue



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