Miami-Dade Legislative Item
File Number: 120597
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File Number: 120597 File Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: R-321-12 Control: Board of County Commissioners
File Name: CONTRIBUTE THE VALUE OF ACCRUED ANNUAL & HOLIDAY LEAVE TIME Introduced: 3/23/2012
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 4/3/2012
Agenda Date: 4/3/2012 Agenda Item Number: 11A12
Notes: SEE SUBSTITUTE #120699 Title: RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE COUNTY MAYOR TO ALLOW COUNTY EMPLOYEES TO CONTRIBUTE THE VALUE OF ACCRUED ANNUAL AND HOLIDAY LEAVE TIME TO EMPLOYEES OF THE COUNTY WHO ARE RELATED TO TRAYVON MARTIN; SETTING THE CAP OF SUCH CONTRIBUTIONS AT $50,000; AND AUTHORIZING THE COUNTY MAYOR TO ARRANGE FOR THE ALLOCATION OF LEAVE FROM THE VARIOUS DEPARTMENTS TO THE MARTIN FAMILY
Indexes: DONATION
Sponsors: Bruno A. Barreiro, Co-Prime Sponsor
  Barbara J. Jordan, Co-Prime Sponsor
  Jose "Pepe" Diaz, Co-Sponsor
  Audrey M. Edmonson, Co-Sponsor
  Jean Monestime, Co-Sponsor
  Dennis C. Moss, 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 4/3/2012 11A12 Adopted P
REPORT: Commissioner Jordan asked Deputy Mayor Ed Marquez to ensure notification was distributed to all County employees that they were now eligible to contribute annual and holiday leave time to assist Trayvon Martin’s family.

County Attorney 3/23/2012 Referred Internal Mgmt. & Fiscal Responsibility Committee 4/10/2012

County Attorney 3/23/2012 Assigned Lee Kraftchick 3/23/2012

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE COUNTY MAYOR TO ALLOW COUNTY EMPLOYEES TO CONTRIBUTE THE VALUE OF ACCRUED ANNUAL AND HOLIDAY LEAVE TIME TO EMPLOYEES OF THE COUNTY WHO ARE RELATED TO TRAYVON MARTIN; SETTING THE CAP OF SUCH CONTRIBUTIONS AT $50,000; AND AUTHORIZING THE COUNTY MAYOR TO ARRANGE FOR THE ALLOCATION OF LEAVE FROM THE VARIOUS DEPARTMENTS TO THE MARTIN FAMILY

BODY
WHEREAS, Trayvon Martin was recently shot and killed under tragic circumstances; and
WHEREAS, Trayvon Martinís mother and aunt are employees of the County; and
WHEREAS, generous County employees have expressed a desire to contribute their earned holiday and annual leave to Trayvon Martinís mother and aunt; and
WHEREAS, this Board wishes to permit such contributions; and
WHEREAS, this Board finds a reasonable limit on such contributions to be $50,000,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that:
Section 1. This Board hereby authorizes the County Mayor to allow County employees to contribute the value of their accrued annual and holiday leave to Sybrina Fulton (Trayvon Martinís mother) and/or Yolanda Evans-Knight (Trayvon Martinís aunt) in accordance with the limits set forth herein.
Section 2. The County Mayor shall establish a written procedure including forms for employees to complete in order to authorize time contributions to Trayvon Martinís mother and aunt.
Section 3. This Board limits the monetary amount of leave time to be redirected to Trayvon Martinís mother and aunt to $50,000. Contributions shall be accepted on a first-come, first-accepted basis until the maximum sum of $50,000 is reached.



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