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File Number: 122413
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File Number: 122413 File Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: R-97-13 Control: Board of County Commissioners
File Name: FEES AND FINES FOR PARKING Introduced: 12/5/2012
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 2/5/2013
Agenda Date: 2/5/2013 Agenda Item Number: 11A2
Notes: CROSS REFERENCE W/ 122410 Title: RESOLUTION AMENDING IMPLEMENTING ORDER 4-100, POLICIES AND PROCEDURES, DEPARTMENTAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND FEES AND FINES FOR PARKING SPACES FOR PERSONS TRANSPORTING YOUNG CHILDREN AND STROLLERS, TO INDICATE THAT FUNDS DISTRIBUTED MUST BE TO ORGANIZATIONS THAT PERFORM COUNTYWIDE SERVICES AND HAVE A COUNTYWIDE PURPOSE (SEE AGENDA ITEM 7D)
Indexes: STROLLERS
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 2/5/2013 11A2 Adopted P

Internal Mgmt. & Fiscal Responsibility Committee 1/15/2013 2N Forwarded to BCC with a favorable recommendation P
REPORT: Note: See Agenda Item 1E1 for the complete discussion on this Resolution.

County Attorney 12/21/2012 Referred Internal Mgmt. & Fiscal Responsibility Committee 1/15/2013

County Attorney 12/21/2012 Assigned Monica Rizo 12/26/2012

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION AMENDING IMPLEMENTING ORDER 4-100, POLICIES AND PROCEDURES, DEPARTMENTAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND FEES AND FINES FOR PARKING SPACES FOR PERSONS TRANSPORTING YOUNG CHILDREN AND STROLLERS, TO INDICATE THAT FUNDS DISTRIBUTED MUST BE TO ORGANIZATIONS THAT PERFORM COUNTYWIDE SERVICES AND HAVE A COUNTYWIDE PURPOSE

BODY

WHEREAS, on June 7, 1994, this Board approved Ordinance 94-104 (“Ordinance”), attached hereto as Exhibit “A”, which established requirements regarding the designation of parking spaces for persons transporting young children and strollers, for the issuance of parking permits for the use of such parking spaces and for penalties for misuse of those specially marked parking spaces; and
WHEREAS, Section 3 of the Ordinance also directed the County Manager to develop an administrative order for producing and issuing parking permits for persons transporting young children and strollers and for a fee for such permit, one-third (1/3) of which was to be distributed to “private non-for-profit non-denominational agencies providing services for severely abused or neglected children;” and
WHEREAS, consistent with the requirements of Ordinance 94-104, the County Manager prepared, and this Board approved, Administrative Order 4-100 (“AO 4-100”) setting forth policies, procedures, departmental responsibilities, and fees and fine for parking spaces for persons transporting young children and strollers; and
WHEREAS, AO 4-100 was thereafter superceded by Implementing Order 4-100 (“IO 4-100”), which included essentially the same provisions as AO 4-100; and
WHEREAS, consistent with the Ordinance, IO 4-100 provides that one-third of the baby stroller permit fees collected will be distributed to private, not-for-profit, nondenominational agencies that provide services for severely abused or neglected children (“Service Agencies”); and
WHEREAS, because these fees are collected from residents throughout Miami-Dade County, then it is in the best interest of the County, and it follows, that the one-third of fees collected that are distributed to Service Agencies should only be distributed to Service Agencies that perform countywide services and have a countywide purpose; and
WHEREAS, this Board desires to amend IO 4-100, as set forth in Exhibit “B”, to indicate one-third of permit fees shall be distributed to Service Agencies that perform countywide services and have a countywide purpose, as well as to provide for other technical amendments,
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA this Board hereby amends Implementing Order 4-100, Policies and Procedures, Departmental Responsibilities and Fees and Fines for Parking Spaces for Persons Transporting Young Children and Stroller, in substantially the form attached hereto as Exhibit “B” and made a part hereof, to indicate that the one-third of fees collected that are distributed to Service Agencies should only be distributed to Service Agencies that perform countywide services and have a countywide purpose and to provide for other technical amendments.

OTHER
EXHIBIT “A”

Implementing Order


Implementing Order No.: 4-100

Title: Policies and Procedures, Departmental Responsibilities and Fees and Fines for Parking Spaces for Persons Transporting Young Children and Strollers

Ordered: 10/23/2012 Effective: 11/2/2012

AUTHORITY:
Section 4.02 of the Miami-Dade County Home Rule Amendment and Charter, and Sections 30-449 and 33-122.2 of the Code of Miami-Dade County, Florida.

SUPERSEDES:
This Implementing Order (IO) supersedes Administrative Order 4-100, ordered September 20, 2000 and effective October 1, 2000.

SCOPE:
This IO establishes the requirements and procedures governing the issuance and enforcement of Parking Spaces for Persons Transporting Young Children and Strollers (Baby Stroller Permit). This IO identifies departmental responsibilities, fees, and fines for effecting the provisions of Section 30-449 and 33-122.2, of the Code of Miami-Dade County, Florida.

PROCEDURE:
a. The Department [[of]] >>with<< Planning[[,]] and Zoning[[,]] >>functions<< is the authority for:

1. Overall administration of the Code

2. Determining fines for failure to provide appropriately marked parking spaces for baby stroller permit holders and for unauthorized use of the reserved spaces.

b. The >>Department of Community<< [[Government]] Information >>and Outreach<< [[Center (GIC)]] is the authorized agency for:

1. Selling baby stroller permits and baby stroller permit gift certificates

2. Preparing departmental procedures for issuing baby stroller permits, baby stroller permit gift certificates and accounting for revenues jointly with the Tax Collector

3. Establishing cooperative relationships and with third party organizations to provide for the sale of Baby Stroller Permits at their location(s). Developing business processes for effecting participation of third party organizations.

c. >>The Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources<< [[Office of Neighborhood Compliance]] is the authorized agency for:

1. Enforcing zoning compliance

d. The Tax Collector is an authorized agency for:

1. Selling baby stroller permits and baby stroller permit gift certificates, at their offices.

2. Preparing departmental procedures for issuing baby stroller permits and accounting for revenues jointly with the [[Government Information Center]] >>Department of Community Information and Outreach<<

e. The Finance Department shall establish the financial and auditing system, and monitor revenues to ensure they are disseminated to the entities described by Ordinance 94-104 >>, as amended<<.

1. One-third of the baby stroller permit fees collected will be distributed to private, not-for-profit, nondenominational agencies that provide services for severely abused or neglected children>>on a countywide basis, throughout all of Miami-Dade County, thus evincing a countywide purpose<<. The remaining baby stroller permit fee revenues and service fees shall be designated to the General Fund for the issuing departments.

2. Fines resulting from failure of commercial establishments to provide required parking spaces for persons transporting young children and baby strollers will be designated to the General Fund for disbursement to the >> Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources<< [[Office of Neighborhood Compliance]] which conducts the enforcement function. Fines from citations for unauthorized use for these parking spaces will be designated for the enforcing agency, County Clerk or the >>Department of Regulatory and Economic Resources<< [[Office of Neighborhood Compliance]].

FEE SCHEDULE:

Baby Stroller Permit fee or gift certificate (Birth to 36 Months) $15.00 Flat Fee

Replacement baby stroller permits $ 1.00
(no more than one within a 12-month period)

Service fee $ 2.00
(for each baby stroller permit or gift certificate purchased)

FINES:

Failure of a commercial establishment to provide $200.00
baby stroller parking spaces

Violators who are not authorized to use a parking space reserved for transporters of young children and stroller permit holders will be subject to the maximum fine for non-moving violations pursuant to Chapter 318, Florida Statutes.






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