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2012-007-1602 - Opposing any Redistriciting 1515 NW 167 Street, Building 5 Suite 200 Miami Gardens, Florida 33169 City of Miami Gardens Agenda Cover Memo Council Meeting Date: January 11, 2012 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: 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, III Department: Mayor, City Council Short Title: A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, OPPOSING ANY REDISTRICTING PROPOSALS FROM THE FLORIDA SENATE OR HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES WHICH WOULD DIVIDE THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS INTO MULTIPLE STATE HOUSE AND SENATE DISTRICTS; PROVIDING FOR DIRECTIONS TO THE CITY CLERK; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Staff Summary: After each decennial Census, the State of Florida undergoes a study of whether State House and Senate districts should be revised. In the event the City is divided into multiple State House and Senate Districts, the residents of the City of Miami would be voting for different representatives and the City overall voting power would be diluted. Councilman Gilbert is recommending that the City of Miami Gardens not be divided into multiple Districts. ITEM K-8) CONSENT AGENDA RESOLUTION Opposing any Redistricting Proposals 1515 NW 167 Street, Building 5 Suite 200 Miami Gardens, Florida 33169 Proposed Action: The City Council approves the attached Resolution. Attachment: None