WHEREAS, section 252.38(3)(a), Florida Statutes, gives political subdivisions the authority to declare and enact a State of Local Emergency for a period of up to seven days, thereby waiving the procedures and formalities otherwise required of the political subdivision by law; and
WHEREAS, on March 1, 2020, the Governor of Florida issued Executive Order Number 20-51, directing the State Health Officer and Surgeon General to declare a Public Health Emergency due to the discovery of COVID-19/novel Coronavirus in Florida; and
WHEREAS, on March 9, 2020, the Governor of Florida issued Executive Order Number 20-52, declaring a State of Emergency for the State of Florida related to COVID-19/novel Coronavirus; and
WHEREAS, on March 12, 2020, the County Mayor declared a State of Emergency for all of Miami-Dade County; and
WHEREAS, the County previously issued Emergency Order closing various public and private athletic facilities; and
WHEREAS, the County has developed protocols that will allow for safe usage of beaches,
THEREFORE, as County Mayor of Miami-Dade County, I hereby order:
A. Paragraphs 7 and 8 of Emergency Order 21-20 are amended as follows:
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All beaches in the unincorporated and incorporated areas of Miami-Dade County shall remain closed.]]
8. This order shall apply to both publicly-owned and privately-owned [[
beaches]], parks and recreational facilities, marinas and boat landings, and golf courses. This order does not apply to [[ beaches]], parks and recreational facilities, marinas and boat landings, or golf courses under the jurisdiction of the State of Florida or the federal government.
B. This Amendment shall be effective as of 12:01 a.m., June 1, 2020.
C. This order shall be provided to all appropriate media consistent with the requirements of section 8B-7(2)(n) of the Code of Miami-Dade County.