Miami-Dade Legislative Item
File Number: 111946
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File Number: 111946 File Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: R-908-11 Control: County Commission
File Name: LIBRARY - EYEGLASSES LIONS CLUB Introduced: 9/15/2011
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 10/4/2011
Agenda Date: 10/4/2011 Agenda Item Number: 11A43
Notes: Title: RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE MAYOR OR MAYOR’S DESIGNEE TO ENTER IN AN AGREEMENT TO ALLOW THE LIONS CLUB INTERNATIONAL TO USE MIAMI DADE COUNTY LIBRARIES AND PUBLIC BUILDINGS TO PROVIDE RECEPTACLES FOR THE COLLECTION OF USED EYEGLASSES AND READING GLASSES TO BE COLLECTED BY THE LIONS CLUB INTERNATIONAL WHICH DISTRIBUTES THEM TO PEOPLE IN NEED
Indexes: LIONS CLUB
Sponsors: Joe A. Martinez, Prime Sponsor
  Sally A. Heyman, 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 10/4/2011 11A43 Adopted P

County Attorney 9/15/2011 Assigned Thomas W. Logue

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE MAYOR OR MAYOR’S DESIGNEE TO ENTER IN AN AGREEMENT TO ALLOW THE LIONS CLUB INTERNATIONAL TO USE MIAMI DADE COUNTY LIBRARIES AND PUBLIC BUILDINGS TO PROVIDE RECEPTACLES FOR THE COLLECTION OF USED EYEGLASSES AND READING GLASSES TO BE COLLECTED BY THE LIONS CLUB INTERNATIONAL WHICH DISTRIBUTES THEM TO PEOPLE IN NEED

BODY

WHEREAS, the Lions Club International has a long-standing and successful program to collect used eyeglasses and distribute them to people in need; and
WHEREAS, in other jurisdictions, public libraries participate in this effort by providing collection points for people to drop off used eyeglasses and reading glasses; and
WHEREAS, Miami-Dade County can contribute to this good work by making its libraries and other public buildings available as collection points,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that the Mayor or Mayor’s designee is authorized and directed to enter into an agreement to allow Lions Club International, or one of its related organizations, to use the County’s libraries and other public buildings and facilities as collection points where eyeglasses and reading glasses can be dropped off by the public to be collected by the Lions Club International which is engaged in distributing them to people in need.



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