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2011-060-1453 - Creating a No Parking and Tow Zones City of Miami Gardens Agenda Cover Memo Council Meeting Date: April 13, 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 X Communcation Strategic Plan Obj./Strategy: In an effort to reduce crimes including the distribution of drugs and the solicitation of prostitution, X Sponsor Name Vice Mayor Aaron Campbell, Jr. Department: Mayor and City Council Short Title: A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA CREATING “NO PARKING/TOW ZONES” IN THE SWALE AREAS OF RESIDENTIAL PROPERTIES LOCATED DIRECTLY ADJACENT ADJACENT TO CITY PARK AND RECREATIONAL FACILITIES; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Staff Summary: The City has received ongoing complaints from residents who reside directly adjacent to City parks and recreational facilities, relating to damage to improvements in the swale areas caused by persons visiting these parks and recreational facilities. Although the City owns these swale areas, property owners whose properties immediately abut swale areas are required to maintain them. ITEM K-13) CONSENT AGENDA RESOLUTION Creating a No Parking/Tow Zone [Type text] It is becoming more difficult for these residents to maintain the swale areas when persons who are visiting City parks and recreational facilities continue to park their vehicles in these areas. In an effort to curb this concern, Vice Mayor Aaron Campbell, Jr. is recommending that the City Council create “No Parking/Tow Zones” in the swale areas of residential properties directly adjacent to City park and recreational facilities. Proposed Action: That the City Council approves the attached Resolution. Attachment: