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File Number: 122064
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File Number: 122064 File Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: R-848-12 Control: Board of County Commissioners
File Name: PADRE BENITO VINES S.J. WAY Introduced: 10/11/2012
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 10/23/2012
Agenda Date: 10/23/2012 Agenda Item Number: 5E
Notes: Title: RESOLUTION CODESIGNATING SW 128 AVENUE FROM SW 2 STREET TO SW 6 STREET AS ''PADRE BENITO VINES, S. J. WAY''
Indexes: CODESIGNATION
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 10/23/2012 5E Adopted P
REPORT: Assistant County Attorney Abigail Price-Williams read the foregoing proposed resolution into the record. Chairman Martinez opened the public hearing and called for persons wishing to speak. Seeing no one to appear, he closed the public hearing. Hearing no questions or comments, the Board proceeded to vote.

County Attorney 10/11/2012 Assigned Jess M. McCarty 10/11/2012

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION CODESIGNATING SW 128 AVENUE FROM SW 2 STREET TO SW 6 STREET AS “PADRE BENITO VINES, S. J. WAY”

BODY
WHEREAS, Padre Benito Vines arrived in Havana, Cuba in the year 1870 and became the head of the Meteorological Observatory at Belen School; and
WHEREAS, Padre Vines introduced forecast and warning systems based on cloud cover changes; and
WHEREAS, Padre Vines was instrumental in predicting paths of hurricanes and created an observation network through the Antilles, a network that is still an integral part of our national hurricane warning system; and
WHEREAS, Padre Vines passed away in Cuba on July 23, 1893; and
WHEREAS, SW 128 Avenue from SW 2 Street to SW 6 Street is a County road located in unincorporated Miami-Dade County; and
WHEREAS, this Board would like to honor Padre Benito Vines with this codesignation; and
WHEREAS, this proposed codesignation is located in County Commission District 12,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that the Board:
Section 1. Having considered this matter at a public hearing, codesignates SW 128 Avenue from SW 2 Street to SW 6 Street as “Padre Benito Vines, S. J. Way”.
Section 2. Directs the Clerk of the Board to transmit a certified copy of this resolution to the United States Postal Service, the Traffic Signals and Signs Division of the Public Works and Waste Management Department, the Development Services Division of the Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources, the Miami-Dade Police Department, and the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department.



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