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File Number: 140182
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File Number: 140182 File Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: R-233-14 Control: Board of County Commissioners
File Name: APPLICATION FOR MDEAT TRUST Introduced: 1/24/2014
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 3/4/2014
Agenda Date: 3/4/2014 Agenda Item Number: 11A4
Notes: Title: RESOLUTION APPROVING MIAMI-DADE ECONOMIC ADVOCACY TRUST NOMINATING COUNCIL’S RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES; AND APPOINTING SHELDON L. EDWARDS, LATONDA JAMES, CARL NICOLEAU, CORNELL CREWS, JR. AND CHERYL MIZELL AS TRUSTEES
Indexes: APPOINTMENT OF MEMBER
Sponsors: Lynda Bell, 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 3/4/2014 11A4 Adopted P

Economic Development & Port Miami Committee 2/13/2014 2A Forwarded to BCC with a favorable recommendation P
REPORT: Assistant County Attorney Jess McCarty read the foregoing proposed ordinance into the record. Hearing no questions or comments the Committee proceeded to vote.

County Attorney 1/24/2014 Referred Economic Development & Port Miami Committee 2/13/2014

County Attorney 1/24/2014 Assigned Terrence A. Smith 1/27/2014

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION APPROVING MIAMI-DADE ECONOMIC ADVOCACY TRUST NOMINATING COUNCILíS RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES; AND APPOINTING SHELDON L. EDWARDS, LATONDA JAMES, CARL NICOLEAU, CORNELL CREWS, JR. AND CHERYL MIZELL AS TRUSTEES

BODY
WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 2-503 of the Code of Miami-Dade County, the Miami-Dade Economic Advocacy Trust Nominating Council (''Nominating Council'') convened to solicit, screen, and interview perspective applicants for the Miami-Dade Economic Advocacy Trust (''Trust'') Board of Trustees (''Trustees''); and
WHEREAS, the pursuant to Section 2-503 and the procedures adopted by this Board on December 16, 2008, the Nominating Council solicited, screened and interviewed perspective applicants; and
WHEREAS, there are presently five (5) Trust vacancies; and
WHEREAS, on December 16, 2013, the Nominating Council concluded its final interviews and voted unanimously to recommend to the Board a slate of five (5) nominees to fill the vacancies; and
WHEREAS, the nominees resumes or biographical information are attached hereto for the Boardís consideration; and
WHEREAS, the Nominating Council also finds that each of the nominees meet and/or exceed the minimum qualifications set forth in Section 2-503(b) and (c), and Section 2-11.38 of the Code of Miami-Dade County; and
WHEREAS, the Nominating Council recommends the following nominees for approval by the Board: (a) Sheldon L. Edwards, whose professional expertise is in banking and finance; (b) LaTonda James, whose professional expertise is in housing; (c) Carl Nicoleau, whose professional expertise is in educational organization; (d) Cornell Crews, Jr. whose professional expertise is in economic and business development; and (e) Cheryl Mizell, whose professional expertise is in economic and business development,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that:
Section 1. The foregoing recitals are incorporated in this resolution and are approved.
Section 2. The Board adopts the Nominating Councils recommendations.
Section 3. The Board appoints the following slate of nominees to serve as Board of Trustees of the Trust:
(a) Sheldon L. Edwards to serve as an economic and business development representative;
(b) LaTonda James to serve as a community based organizations representative;
(c) Carl Nicoleau to serve as a school board representative;
(d) Cornell Crews, Jr. to serve as an economic and business development representative; and
(e) Cheryl Mizell to serve as an economic and business development representative.



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