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2011-17-259 - Consent Agenda City of Miami Gardens Agenda Cover Memo Council Meeting Date: July 27, 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 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 Communcation Strategic Plan Obj./Strategy: (list the specific objective/strategy this item will address) N/A X Sponsor Name Councilman Oliver Gilbert Department: Mayor and City Council Short Title: AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AMENDING SECTION 2-51(I) OF THE CODE OF ORDINANCES RELATING TO THE PROCESS FOR ESTABLISHING A CONSENT AGENDA; PROVIDING FOR ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT; PROVIDING A SEVERABILITY CLAUSE; PROVIDING FOR INCLUSION IN CODE; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Summary: The City has established a Consent Agenda for items deemed noncontroversial. Currently, the City’s Code of Ordinance requires that if a City Council member wants to pull an item from the Consent Agenda, he or she must obtain the approval of a motion for this purpose. This is required if a Member of the City Council wants to discuss an item or vote no on an item. ITEM I-4) ORDINANCE SECOND READING/PUBLIC HEARING Consent Agenda 1515 NW 167 Street, Building 5 Suite 200 Miami Gardens, Florida 33169 Councilman Oliver Gilbert, III is proposing that the City Council amend Section 2-51(I) of the Code of Ordinances to remove the requirements that City Council Members be required to have a motion approved in order to pull items from the Consent Agenda. Additionally, the Ordinance will give the Mayor approval of staff sponsored items that are to be placed on the Consent Agenda. Proposed Action: That the City Council adopts the attached Ordinance. Attachment: