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2011-039-1432 - Appointment of David Williams Jr. to the City Council City of Miami Gardens Agenda Cover Memo Council Meeting Date: March 9, 2011 Item Type: (Enter X in box) Resolution Ordinance Other X Fiscal Impact: (Enter X in box) Yes No Ordinance Reading: (Enter X in box) 1st Reading 2nd Reading X Public Hearing: (Enter X in box) Yes No Yes No X Funding Source: N/A Advertising Requirement: (Enter X in box) Yes No X Contract/P.O. Required: (Enter X in box) Yes No RFP/RFQ/Bid #: X N/A Strategic Plan Related (Enter X in box) Yes No Strategic Plan Priority Area: Enhance Organizational Bus. & Economic Dev Public Safety Quality of Education Qual. of Life & City Image Communication Strategic Plan Obj./Strategy: (list the specific objective/strategy this item will address) N/A X Sponsor Name Mayor Shirley Gibson Department: Mayor’s Office Short Title: A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, ACCEPTING THE MAYOR’S NOMINATION OF ___________ TO FILL THE UNEXPIRED TERM OF COUNCILWOMAN SHARON PRITCHETT, UNTIL THE NEXT REGULARLY SCHEDULED MIAMI‐DADE COUNTY‐WIDE ELECTION; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Staff Summary: Councilwoman Sharon Pritchett who represented At‐Large Seat 5 in the City of Miami Gardens, resigned her position on the City Council effective March 1, 2011. Because of Ms. Pritchett’s resignation, a vacancy has occurred on the City Council. In accordance with Section 2.5(c)(2) of the City Charter, the Mayor is required to nominate an individual to fill the unexpired term of Councilwoman Pritchett, within 30 days. If more than six (6) months remain on the unexpired term, the City Council has to confirm the Mayor’s appointment. Mayor Gibson will submit her nominee to the City Council to fill the remaining term left by Councilwoman Sharon Pritchett. The Appointee will serve until the next regularly scheduled Miami‐Dade countywide election, at which time an election is to be held to fill the vacancy for the balance of the term. ITEM L-1) RESOLUTION Mayor's Nomination to fill the term of Councilwoman Prit chett1515 NW 167 Street, Building 5 Suite 200 Miami Gardens, Florida 33169 Proposed Action: That the City Council approve the Mayor’s nominee to complete the remaining term of Councilwoman Sharon Pritchett. Attachment: