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2009-199-1145 - Fesitval of Carols 2009 City of Miami Gardens Agenda Cover Memo Council Meeting Date: October 28, 2009 Item Type: Resolution Ordinance Other X Fiscal Impact: (Enter X in box) Yes No Ordinance Reading: 1st Reading 2nd Reading X Public Hearing: Yes No Yes No X Funding Source: General Fund: Even Parkts and M ia; s and R eation ed ecr Advertising Requirement: Yes No X Contract/P.O. Required: (Enter X in box) Yes No RFP/RFQ/Bid #: X NA Sponsor Name City Manager City Manager Danny O. Crew Department: Events and Media; Parks and Recreation Short Title: A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO TAKE ANY AND ALL STEPS NECESSARY FOR THE CITY TO PRODUCE A 2009 FESTIVAL OF CAROLS HOLIDAY CELEBRATION; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE Staff Summary: The City of Miami Gardens has hosted the Fesival of Carols Holiday Celebration since 2004. On December 12, 2009, we seek to present the Sixth Annual Festival of Carols Holiday Celebration, a free community‐wide holiday event. Moving into the sixth year, it is proposed that the even production be re‐designed to include: • An ornament hunt where a limited number of donated gifts will be distributed to residents of Miami Gardens. Those who retrieve gold ornamants will receive gifts, multi‐colored ornaments get to participate in the fun of the hunt and will receive candy. • A five (5) minute firework show orchestrated with music • A holiday movie which will be shown at the conclusion of the event. Redesigning this event to include the ornament hunt, fireworks and the movie will increase participation and promote a different activity for various age groups within families, making it a complete family‐friendly event. ITEM J-4) CONSENT AGENDA RESOLUTION 2009 Festival of Carols Holiday Celebration 1515 NW 167 Street, Building 5 Suite 200 Miami Gardens, Florida 33169 The projected budget to produce the 2009 event is $13,300. Proposed Action: It is recommended that the City Council adopt the attached resolution, authorizing the City Manager to take any and all steps necessary to produce the Sixth Annual Festival of Carols. Attachment: None.