Miami-Dade Legislative Item
File Number: 132239
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File Number: 132239 File Type: Resolution Status: Deferred by the Board
Version: 0 Reference: Control: Board of County Commissioners
File Name: DR. KATRINE FORBES AVENUE Introduced: 11/6/2013
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action:
Agenda Date: 11/19/2013 Agenda Item Number: 5B
Notes: PH@BCC Title: RESOLUTION CODESIGNATING NW 32 AVENUE FROM NW 87 STREET TO NW 95 STREET AS ''DR. KATRINE FORBES AVENUE'' BY A THREE-FIFTHS VOTE OF BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT
Indexes: CODESIGNATION
Sponsors: Jean Monestime, 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 11/19/2013 5B Deferred P

Office of the Chairperson 11/18/2013 Deferrals
REPORT: The Prime Sponsor has requested deferral to no date certain.

County Attorney 11/6/2013 Assigned Jess M. McCarty 11/6/2013

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION CODESIGNATING NW 32 AVENUE FROM NW 87 STREET TO NW 95 STREET AS ''DR. KATRINE FORBES AVENUE'' BY A THREE-FIFTHS VOTE OF BOARD MEMBERS PRESENT

BODY
WHEREAS, Dr. Katrine Forbes has exhibited a lifelong devotion to her community and those that are less fortunate; and
WHEREAS, Dr. Forbes graduated from the Hagin Bible School and has doctorates in Divinity and Religious Theology from the United Christian College and Tabernacle Bible College; and
WHEREAS, in 1973, Dr. Forbes created the of Now Faith Ministries; and
WHEREAS, Dr. Forbes has been pastor at the Now Faith Ministries for more than 40 years; and
WHEREAS, Dr. Forbes has started churches in Miami, Florida; Houston, Texas; Beach Island, South Carolina and Las Vegas, Nevada, as well as local prison ministries in South Florida; and
WHEREAS, her ministries are a refuge and a safe haven to hundreds of people once addicted to drugs, those living life on the streets and those trapped by the violence of abusive relationships; and
WHEREAS, Dr. Forbes has a highly rated television show, has been featured in Saved Magazine and is the author of a best-seller Lifestyles of the Rich and Righteous; and
WHEREAS, Dr. Forbes also has been recognized by the City of Miami with a key to city; and
WHEREAS, Dr. Katrine Forbes will celebrate her 75th birthday in December, 2013; and
WHEREAS, this Board would like to recognize Dr. Katrine Forbesí lasting†contribution to†our community with this codesignation; and
WHEREAS, NW 32nd Avenue from NW 87th Street to NW 95th Street is a County road located in unincorporated Miami-Dade County; and
WHEREAS, this proposed codesignation is located in County Commission District 2; and
WHEREAS, Rule 9.02(d) of the Boardís Rules of Procedure provides that the Commission may by a three-fifths vote of Board members present name a County facility or property after a living individual who has not served as an elected official within the past five years and who ''has made a direct, significant lifetime contribution to this community'',
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that:
Section 1. The foregoing recitals are hereby incorporated into this resolution and the Board finds that Dr. Katrine Forbes has made direct, significant lifetime contributions to this community pursuant to Rule 9.02(d).
Section 2. Having considered this matter at a public hearing and by a three-fifths vote of Board members present, the Board codesignates NW 32 Avenue from NW 87 Street to NW 95 Street as ''Dr. Katrine Forbes Avenue''.
Section 3. The Board 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 Regulatory and Economic Resources Department, the Miami-Dade Police Department, and the Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department.



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