Miami-Dade Legislative Item
File Number: 132003
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File Number: 132003 File Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
Version: 0 Reference: Control: Economic Development & Port Miami Committee
File Name: FIRST SOURCE HIRING REFERRAL PROGRAM Introduced: 10/9/2013
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action:
Agenda Date: 10/22/2013 Agenda Item Number: 4E
Notes: Title: ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO FIRST SOURCE HIRING REFERRAL PROGRAM; AMENDING CHAPTER 2-2113 OF THE CODE OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA TO EXPAND THE PROGRAM TO ALL COUNTY CONTRACTS; AMENDING IMPLEMENTING ORDER NO 3-58; PROVIDING SEVERABILITY, INCLUSION IN THE CODE, AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE
Indexes: FIRST SOURCE HIRING
Sponsors: Barbara J. Jordan, Prime Sponsor
  Audrey M. Edmonson, Co-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 10/22/2013 Tentatively scheduled for a public hearing Economic Development & Port Miami Committee 11/14/2013

Board of County Commissioners 10/22/2013 4E Adopted on first reading F
REPORT: First Assistant County Attorney Abigail Price-Williams read the foregoing proposed ordinance into the record. Commissioner Bell asked that this item be bifurcated from the remaining ordinances submitted for first reading to vote separately. Hearing no questions or comments, the Commission proceeded to vote on the foregoing proposed ordinance as presented.

County Attorney 10/9/2013 Referred Economic Development & Port Miami Committee 11/14/2013

County Attorney 10/9/2013 Assigned David S. Hope

Legislative Text


TITLE
ORDINANCE PERTAINING TO FIRST SOURCE HIRING REFERRAL PROGRAM; AMENDING CHAPTER 2-2113 OF THE CODE OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA TO EXPAND THE PROGRAM TO ALL COUNTY CONTRACTS; AMENDING IMPLEMENTING ORDER NO 3-58; PROVIDING SEVERABILITY, INCLUSION IN THE CODE, AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE

BODY

WHEREAS, the average unemployment rate in Miami-Dade County (the “County”) is higher than the averages for the State of Florida and the United States; and
WHEREAS, unemployment and underemployment can contribute to significant social and economic burdens on our community, including increased foreclosure rates, crime, and need for costly social services; and
WHEREAS, the County awards millions of dollars in contracts each year, which results in the creation of a wide variety of employment opportunities,
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA:
Section 1. Section 2-2113 of the Code of Miami-Dade County, Florida, is hereby amended as follows:
Sec. 2-2113. First Source Hiring Referral Program

(1) Title. This section shall be referred to as the Miami-Dade County First Source Hiring Referral Program.

(2) Definitions. The following definitions shall apply to this section:

A. “Implementing Order” or “IO” means the implementing order developed by the Mayor or Mayor’s designee and approved by this Board of County Commissioners (the “Board”) to give effect to the provisions of this Section.

B. “County Contract” means an>>y Miami-Dade County<< agreement[[ for the purchase of goods and services specifically identified in the Implementing Order]].

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(6) Implementation

A. The Mayor or Mayor’s designee shall prepare and submit to the Board for approval, the Implementing Order which shall at a minimum:

1. Indicate that all County Contracts shall be subject to the requirements of this Section. The requirements of this Section shall be implemented to the maximum extent feasible[[, for all County purchases of goods and services]].

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Section 2. If any section, subsection, sentence, clause or provision of this ordinance is held invalid, the remainder of this ordinance shall not be affected by such invalidity.
Section 3. It is the intention of the Board of County Commissioners, and it is hereby ordained that the provisions of this ordinance, including any sunset provision, shall become and be made a part of the Code of Miami-Dade County, Florida. The sections of this ordinance may be renumbered or relettered to accomplish such intention, and the word "ordinance" may be changed to "section," "article," or other appropriate word.
Section 4. Implementing Order (“IO”) No. 3-58 which pertains to the First Source Hiring Referral Program shall be amended as indicated in the attached IO.
Section 5. This ordinance shall become effective ten (10) days after the date of enactment unless vetoed by the Mayor, and if vetoed, shall become effective only upon an override by this Board.



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