Miami-Dade Legislative Item
File Number: 131171
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File Number: 131171 File Type: Resolution Status: Withdrawn
Version: 0 Reference: Control: Board of County Commissioners
File Name: OBAMA'S ADMIN WORK W/REPUBLIC OF SENEGAL FOR AVIATION GATEWA Introduced: 6/4/2013
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 6/18/2013
Agenda Date: 6/18/2013 Agenda Item Number: 11A4
Notes: Title: RESOLUTION URGING PRESIDENT OBAMA’S ADMINISTRATION TO WORK WITH MIAMI-DADE COUNTY AND THE REPUBLIC OF SENEGAL TO FACILITATE AND ESTABLISH AN AVIATION GATEWAY BETWEEN MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AND AIRPORTS IN THE REPUBLIC OF SENEGAL, SO AS TO LINK THESE AIRPORTS TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND INCREASED PASSENGER AND CARGO TRAFFIC
Indexes: LEGISLATURE
Sponsors: Dennis C. Moss, 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Board of County Commissioners 6/18/2013 11A4 Withdrawn
REPORT: (See Agenda Item 11A4 Substitute; Legislative File No. 131248)

County Attorney 6/4/2013 Assigned Jess M. McCarty

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION URGING PRESIDENT OBAMA’S ADMINISTRATION TO WORK WITH MIAMI-DADE COUNTY AND THE REPUBLIC OF SENEGAL TO FACILITATE AND ESTABLISH AN AVIATION GATEWAY BETWEEN MIAMI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AND AIRPORTS IN THE REPUBLIC OF SENEGAL, SO AS TO LINK THESE AIRPORTS TO PROMOTE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND INCREASED PASSENGER AND CARGO TRAFFIC

BODY

WHEREAS, Miami International Airport is a global leader in international trade and commerce; and
WHEREAS, the emerging market of the Republic of Senegal could play a key role in enhancing trade from Africa through Miami International Airport; and
WHEREAS, such efforts could promote economic development, as well as increase passenger and cargo traffic between the airports in the Republic of Senegal and Miami International Airport; and
WHEREAS, President Obama’s administration could facilitate such economic development and increased passenger and cargo traffic by working with Miami-Dade County and the Republic of Senegal to establish an aviation gateway between Miami International Airport and airports in the Republic of Senegal,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that this Board:
Section 1. Urges President Obama’s administration to work with Miami-Dade County and the Republic of Senegal to facilitate and establish an aviation gateway between Miami International Airport and airports in Senegal, so as to link these airports to promote economic development and increased passenger and cargo traffic.
Section 2. Directs the Clerk of the Board to transmit a certified copy of this resolution to President Barack Obama, the President of the Republic of Senegal, the members of the Florida Congressional Delegation, the United States Secretary of State and the United States Secretary of Transportation.
Section 3. Directs the County's federal lobbyists to advocate for the action set forth in Section 1 above, and authorizes and directs the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs to amend the 2013 Federal Legislative Package to include this item and to include this item in the 2014 Federal Legislative Package when it is presented to the Board.



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