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File Number: 120764
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File Number: 120764 File Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: R-442-12 Control: Board of County Commissioners
File Name: REAPPOINTING RONALD L. BOOK TO HOMELESS TRUST BOARD Introduced: 4/12/2012
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 5/15/2012
Agenda Date: 5/15/2012 Agenda Item Number: 11A7
Notes: Title: RESOLUTION REAPPOINTING RONALD L. BOOK TO THE MIAMI-DADE COUNTY HOMELESS TRUST BOARD; WAIVING THE TERM LIMITS OF SECTION 2-752(C) OF THE CODE OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY; AND WAIVING THE MULTIPLE BOARDS LIMITATION AND RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT OF SECTION 2-11.38 OF THE CODE OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY
Indexes: HOMELESS TRUST
Sponsors: Jose "Pepe" Diaz, 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 5/15/2012 11A7 Adopted P
REPORT: Due to a conflict of Interest, Commissioner Barreiro refrained from voting on this item and absented himself from the Chambers. Hearing no comments or questions, the Board voted on the foregoing proposed resolution as presented.

Public Safety & Healthcare Admin Cmte 5/8/2012 2B Forwarded to BCC with a favorable recommendation P
REPORT: Chairman Diaz relinquished the chair to Vice-Chairwoman Heyman. Assistant County Attorney Gerald Sanchez read the foregoing proposed resolution into the record. Vice-Chairwoman Heyman opened the public hearing on the foregoing proposed resolution. She closed the public hearing after no one appeared wishing to speak. Commissioner Diaz requested that staff prepare the appropriate memorandum requesting that BCC Chairman Martinez waive the Committee rules and procedures and allow the foregoing resolution to be forwarded to the May 15, 2012 Board of County Commission meeting for consideration. There being no questions or comments, the Committee proceeded to vote. Chairman Diaz resumed the Chair.

County Attorney 4/12/2012 Referred Public Safety & Healthcare Admin Cmte 5/8/2012

County Attorney 4/12/2012 Assigned Estephanie S. Resnik 4/16/2012

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION REAPPOINTING RONALD L. BOOK TO THE MIAMI-DADE COUNTY HOMELESS TRUST BOARD; WAIVING THE TERM LIMITS OF SECTION 2-752(C) OF THE CODE OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY; AND WAIVING THE MULTIPLE BOARDS LIMITATION AND RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT OF SECTION 2-11.38 OF THE CODE OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY

BODY
WHEREAS, Ronald L. Book’s dedication, service and professional experience have significantly contributed to Miami-Dade County; and
WHEREAS, Ronald L. Book has served as a dedicated member of the Miami-Dade County Homeless Trust (“Homeless Trust”) since its inception; and
WHEREAS, Ronald L. Book has successfully served as the Chair of the Homeless Trust for over six years; and
WHEREAS, on March 30th, 2012, the Homeless Trust Board voted unanimously to re-appoint Ronald L. Book as Chair of the Homeless Trust Board and to seek any required waivers from the Board of County Commissioners (“the Board”); and
WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 2-752(c) of the Miami-Dade County Code, the Board is authorized by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of its full membership to waive the established term limits; and
WHEREAS, Section 2-11.38 of the Miami-Dade County Code limits a person from serving on more than two (2) County boards simultaneously, unless authorized by a unanimous vote of this Board; and
WHEREAS, Ronald L. Book is also a valuable member of the Miami-Dade Domestic Violence Oversight Board and the Miami-Dade Community Affordable Housing Strategies Alliance; and
WHEREAS, Section 2-11.38 of the Miami-Dade County Code requires that all members of County boards be permanent residents of Miami-Dade County; and
WHEREAS, Ronald L. Book is not a permanent resident of Miami-Dade County; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 2-11.38 of the Miami-Dade County Code, the Board is authorized by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of its membership to waive this residency requirement,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that this Board, pursuant to Section 2-752(c) of the Code of Miami-Dade County, (1) waives the established terms limits by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of its full membership, and pursuant to Section 2-11.38 of the Code of Miami-Dade County, (2) waives the multiple board limitation by a unanimous vote, and (3) waives the residency requirement by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of its full membership, thereby reappointing Ronald L. Book to the Homeless Trust Board.



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