Miami-Dade Legislative Item
File Number: 121024
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File Number: 121024 File Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: R-497-12 Control: Board of County Commissioners
File Name: CITY OF MIAMI CODESIGNATION OF NW 28 STREET AS BETH LANG WAY Introduced: 5/22/2012
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 6/5/2012
Agenda Date: 6/5/2012 Agenda Item Number: 11A27
Notes: Title: RESOLUTION APPROVING THE CITY OF MIAMI CODESIGNATION OF NW 28TH STREET FROM NW 7TH AVENUE TO NW 12TH AVENUE AS ''BETH LANG WAY''
Indexes: CITY OF MIAMI
  CODESIGNATION
Sponsors: Audrey M. Edmonson, 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 6/5/2012 11A27 Adopted P

County Attorney 5/22/2012 Assigned Jess M. McCarty

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION APPROVING THE CITY OF MIAMI CODESIGNATION OF NW 28TH STREET FROM NW 7TH AVENUE TO NW 12TH AVENUE AS “BETH LANG WAY”

BODY

WHEREAS, on December 15, 2011, the Miami City Commission adopted Resolution No. R-11-0535 which codesignated NW 28th Street from NW 7th Avenue to NW 12th Avenue as “Beth Lang Way,” in recognition of her contributions to the City of Miami, a copy of which is attached and incorporated by reference; and
WHEREAS, Beth Lang was born in Red Bank, New Jersey in 1938, and achieved a degree in nursing and a master’s degree in social work; and
WHEREAS, Lang, who herself overcame alcohol and prescription drug addiction, dedicated her life’s work to substance abuse treatment programs; and
WHEREAS, shortly after Lang moved to Miami in 1987, she became the director of Better Way, a substance abuse treatment center; and
WHEREAS, along with the Homeless Trust, Beth Lang helped raise community consciousness and made it possible to shrink the homeless population in Miami-Dade County; and
WHEREAS, Beth Lang passed away on September 19, 2011; and
WHEREAS, NW 28th Street from NW 7th Avenue to NW 12th Avenue is a city street located in the City of Miami; and

WHEREAS, the City of Miami wants the County to install signage indicating this codesignation on County street signs and traffic signal masts arms; and
WHEREAS, this codesignation is located in County Commission District 3,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that this Board:
Section 1. Approves the City of Miami codesignation of NW 28th Street from NW 7th Avenue to NW 12th Avenue as “Beth Lang Way.”
Section 2. Directs the Clerk of the Board to send certified copies of this Resolution to the City Manager of the City of Miami, the United States Postal Service, the Traffic Signals and Signs Division of the Public Works and Waste Management Department, the Land Development/Right-of-Way Division of the Public Works and Waste Management Department, the Miami Police Department, and the Miami Fire-Rescue Department.



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