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2009-180-1126 - Miami Gardens Drive City of Miami Gardens Agenda Cover Memo Council Meeting Date: October 14, 2009 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 Funding Source: N/A Advertising Requirement: (Enter X in box) Yes No Contract/P.O. Required: (Enter X in box) Yes No RFP/RFQ/Bid #: X Sponsor Name Councilman Melvin L. Bratton Department: Mayor and Council Short Title: A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, EXPRESSING THE CITY COUNCIL’S DESIRE THAT NO PORTION OF 183RD STREET, ALSO KNOWN AS “MIAMI GARDENS DRIVE,” BE RENAMED WITHOUT THE PRIOR APPROVAL OF THE CITY COUNCIL; PROVIDING FOR INSTRUCTIONS TO THE CITY CLERK; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Staff Summary: The City of Miami Gardens was incorporated in 2003, and since that time the City has emphasized NW 183rd Street, also known as “Miami Gardens Drive,” as its major thoroughfare in the City and the focus of the City’s beautification and development plans. The City Council and residents take pride in the name “Miami Gardens,” and in recent months the City has become aware of efforts made to rename portions of “Miami Gardens Drive” without the approval or input of the City Council. As such, the proposed resolution formalizes the City Council’s objection to renaming any portion of Miami Gardens Drive without the approval of the City Council. ITEM J-4) CONSENT AGENDA RESOLUTION Expressing the desire that no portion of Miami Gardens be renamed 1515 NW 167 Street, Building 5 Suite 200 Miami Gardens, Florida 33169 Proposed Action: Councilman Melvin Bratton recommends that the City Council approve the attached resolution objecting to renaming any portion of Miami Gardens Drive without the approval of the City Council. Attachment: None