Miami-Dade Legislative Item
File Number: 112660
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File Number: 112660 File Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: R-153-12 Control: Board of County Commissioners
File Name: REPORT FOR SECURITY PLANS FOR NORTHPARK AT SCOTT-CARER Introduced: 12/21/2011
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 2/7/2012
Agenda Date: 2/7/2012 Agenda Item Number: 11A5
Notes: Title: RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COUNTY MAYOR OR THE COUNTY MAYOR’S DESIGNEE AND MCCORMACK BARON SALAZAR TO PROVIDE A REPORT RELATED TO THE SECURITY PLANS FOR NORTHPARK AT SCOTT-CARVER
Indexes: SCOTT CARVER
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 2/7/2012 11A5 Adopted P

Economic Development & Social Services Committee 1/11/2012 2B Forwarded to BCC with a favorable recommendation P
REPORT: Assistant County Attorney Terrence Smith read the foregoing proposed resolution into the record. Hearing no questions or comments, the Committee proceeded to vote.

County Attorney 12/21/2011 Referred Economic Development & Social Services Committee 1/11/2012

County Attorney 12/21/2011 Assigned Terrence A. Smith

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE COUNTY MAYOR OR THE COUNTY MAYOR’S DESIGNEE AND MCCORMACK BARON SALAZAR TO PROVIDE A REPORT RELATED TO THE SECURITY PLANS FOR NORTHPARK AT SCOTT-CARVER

BODY
WHEREAS, in 1999, the County submitted a HOPE VI application to the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”) to seek funding to demolish and revitalize the James E. Scott Homes and Carver Homes Public Housing Development (“Scott-Carver”); and
WHEREAS, HUD awarded a HOPE VI implementation grant in the amount of $35 million (“HOPE VI Grant”) for the purpose of demolishing and rebuilding a new community to re-house the former residents of Scott-Carver; and
WHEREAS, the old Scott-Carver Homes was overcrowded, obsolete, and a haven for violent criminal and drug-related activities, which resulted in an unsafe environment for the residents; and
WHEREAS, in addition to the HOPE VI Grant, the County has made a considerable investment in this redevelopment project in order to provide a new opportunity for the residents in and around this project to live in a safe and stable environment; and
WHEREAS, the County selected and executed a Master Development Agreement with McCormack Baron Salazar (“MBS”) to construct 354 mixed income units of which 177 will be public housing units; and
WHEREAS, the new development has been named Northpark at Scott-Carver; and
WHEREAS, the County recently held a Grand Opening ceremony for new residents of Northpark at Scott-Carver on December 12, 2011; and
WHEREAS, the County is committed to creating a community that is free from violent crime and drugs; and
WHEREAS, the County is also committed to providing a healthy and safe environment for the residents of Northpark at Scott-Carver,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that:
Section 1. The foregoing recitals are incorporated in this resolution and are approved are incorporated by reference.
Section 2. The Board directs the County Mayor or the County Mayor’s designee and MBS to provide a report to the Board within ninety (90) days of the effective date of this resolution. The report shall include, but shall not be limited to, the following information:
a. Crime statistics for the area surrounding Northpark at Scott-Carver;
b. Details concerning the steps taken and to be taken by Miami-Dade Public Housing and Community Development (“PHCD”), MBS and MBS’s team to provide adequate security at Northpark at Scott-Carver; and
c. A plan for providing access control for Northpark at Scott-Carver to include a plan for providing gated entry points and perimeter security.




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