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2012-132-1727 - GOB for North Dade Optimist Park  1515  NW  167  Street, Building  5  Suite  200    Miami  Gardens, Florida  33169    City of Miami Gardens Agenda Cover Memo Council Meeting Date: September 12 ,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) 1 st Reading 2 nd Reading X Public Hearing:(Enter X in box) Yes No Yes No Funding Source: Miami Dade County Building Better Communities General Obligation Bond Advertising Requirement:(Enter X in box) Yes No X Contract/P.O. Required: (Enter X in box) Yes No RFP/RFQ/Bid #: X 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 Communication Strategic Plan Obj./Strategy: (list the specific objective/strategy this item will address) X Sponsor Name Danny Crew, City Manager Department: Capital Improvements  Short  Title:  A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY CO UNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZIN G THE CITY MANAGER AND THE CITY CLERK TO EXECUTE AND A TTEST RESPECTIVELY, THAT CERTAIN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA AND MIAMI-DA DE COUNTY FOR FUNDING FROM THE BUILDING BETTER COMMUNITIES GENERAL OBLIGATION BOND (GOB) PROGRAM IN THE AMOUNT OF ONE MILLION DOLLARS ($1,000,000.00) FOR RENOVATIONS AND IMPROVEMENTS AT NORTH DADE OPTIMIST PARK, A COPY OF WHICH IS ATTACHED HERETO AS EXHIBIT “A”; PROVIDING FOR INST RUCTIONS TO THE CITY CLERK; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.   Staff  Summary:  Background: ITEM K-12) CONSENT AGENDA RESOLUTION GOB Funding for North Dade Optimist Park   1515  NW  167  Street, Building  5  Suite  200    Miami  Gardens, Florida  33169   On  November  4, 2004  Miami ‐Dade  County  residents  approved  the  Building  Better  Communities  General  Obligation  Bond  (GOB) Program. As  a  result  the  City  of  Miami  Gardens  will  receive  approximately  $9.83M  for  the  design  and  construction  of  several  park  projects.  The  Administrative  Rules  for  the  Building  Better  Communities  Program  have  been  established  and  approved  by  the  Board  of  County  Commissioners. As  a  condition  to  receive  bond  funds, the  City  must  enter  into  an  Interlocal  Agreement  with  Miami ‐Dade  County.    In  2007, City  Council  passed  Resolution  #2007 ‐12 ‐519  which  executed  Building  Better  Communities  Interlocal  Agreement  #1  for  North  Dade  Optimist  Park.  As  city  staff  worked  to  develop  a  sound  design  for  this  park, we  also  identified  the  need  for  additional  funds.  Current  Situation  City  staff  has  worked  diligently  with  Miami  Dade  County  Office  of  Capital  Improvements  to  release  additional  funds  for  this  shovel  ready  project.  Per  this  interlocal  agreement  North  Dade  Optimist  Park  (Project  54 ‐71066) is  eligible  for  additional  funding  not  to  exceed  $1,448,000. Of  this  Miami  Dade  County  has  agreed  to  allocate  $1,000,000  from  Series  2011  A  Bonds  to  renovate  North  Dade  Optimist  Park, with  the  remaining  funds  to  be  issued  at  a  later  date.  Proposed  Action:  It  is  recommended  that  Council  approve  the  attached  Building  Better  Communities  Interlocal  Agreement  #2  with  Miami  Dade  County  for  the  North  Dade  Optimist  Park  (Project  54 ‐71066) in  the  amount  of  $1,000,000  as  well  as  allow  the  City  Manager  to  execute  future  GOB  agreements  related  to  this  project.  Attachment:  Attachment  A  – Interlocal  Agreement  #2  Attachment  B  – North  Dade  Optimist  Park  Conceptual  Design