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File Number: 120539
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File Number: 120539 File Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: R-399-12 Control: Board of County Commissioners
File Name: WAIVING TERM LIMITS FOR APPT MEMBER SANDI-JO GORDON Introduced: 3/19/2012
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 5/1/2012
Agenda Date: 5/1/2012 Agenda Item Number: 11A9
Notes: 2/3 VOTES REQUIRED Title: RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS WAIVING TERM LIMITS FOR ART-IN-PUBLIC-PLACES TRUST MEMBER SANDI-JO GORDON AND APPOINTING FOR ANOTHER TERM
Indexes: ART IN PUBLIC PLACES
  BOARD APPOINTMENT
  TERM LIMITS
Sponsors: Sally A. Heyman, 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 5/1/2012 11A9 Adopted P

Recreation & Cultural Affairs Committee 4/9/2012 2A Forwarded to BCC with a favorable recommendation P
REPORT: Assistant County Attorney Frasti read the foregoing proposed resolution into the record. Hearing no questions or comments, members of the Committee proceeded to vote on the foregoing resolution.

County Attorney 3/19/2012 Referred Recreation & Cultural Affairs Committee 4/9/2012

County Attorney 3/19/2012 Assigned Michael B. Valdes 3/19/2012

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS WAIVING TERM LIMITS FOR ART-IN-PUBLIC-PLACES TRUST MEMBER SANDI-JO GORDON AND APPOINTING FOR ANOTHER TERM

BODY
WHEREAS, on January 21, 2010, the Board of County Commissioners enacted Ordinance No. 10-06, amending Chapter 2, Section 2-11.38.2 of the Code of Miami-Dade County, Florida to permit the waiver of term limits for County board members; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 2-11.38.2 of the Code of Miami-Dade County, the Board of County Commissioners may by resolution adopted by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of members present waive a term limit applicable to a member of a County board; and
WHEREAS, Section 2-11.15(1) of the Code of Miami-Dade County, which governs the Art-in-Public-Places Trust, states that “each Board member shall be appointed to a term which shall end concurrently with the last day of the term of the County Commissioner who appointed the Board member”; and
WHEREAS, the composition and membership of the Miami-Dade County Art-in-Public-Places Trust requires members who are knowledgeable in public art; and
WHEREAS, Sandi-Jo Gordon holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Moore College of Art, is the current Treasurer of Friends of Public Art, and previously served as Trustee for the North Miami Museum; and
WHEREAS, Sandi-Jo Gordon, a valued member of the Art-in-Public-Places Trust since 1995 and its current Vice-Chairwoman, has reached her term limit as a member of the Art-in-Public-Places Trust; and
WHEREAS, Sandi-Jo Gordon’s continued service as a member would help ensure the effective operation of the Art-in-Public-Places Trust; and
WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners wishes to waive the applicable term limits and reappoint Mrs. Gordon to another term,
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.
Section 2. Pursuant to Section 2-11.38.2 of the Code of Miami-Dade County, the Board by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of its present membership, hereby waives the term limit requirement for Sandi-Jo Gordon.
Section 3. The Board reappoints Sandi-Jo Gordon to the Miami-Dade County Art-in-Public-Places Trust for another term.



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