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2012-160-1755 - Supporting S.A.V.I.O.R.  1515  NW  167  Street, Building  5  Suite  200    Miami  Gardens, Florida  33169    City of Miami Gardens Agenda Cover Memo Council Meeting Date: October 10, 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 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 #: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) X Sponsor Name Councilman Erhabor Ighodaro Department:Mayor and City Council  Short  Title:  A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY CO UNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, SUPPORTIN G THE 4TH ANNUAL OPERATION STAND AGAINST VIOLENCE IT’S O UR RESPONSIBILITY (S.A.V.I.O.R.) TO BE HELD IN BUNCHE PARK ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2012; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.  Staff  Summary:  Operation Stand Against Violenc e It’s Our Responsibility (“S.A .V.I.O.R.”) began in 2009 as an attempt by Mt. Zion African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Church to raise awareness of the need for citizens to assist local law enforcement in reducing the incidences of crime and violence in the community. ADD ON ITEM - 1 Resolution - Supporting S.A.V.I.O.R.   1515  NW  167  Street, Building  5  Suite  200    Miami  Gardens, Florida  33169   Reverend Rogery Adams, has fostered a viable and sustaining relationship with Miami Gardens Police Department, Miami Gardens Parks and Recrea tion, an association of local churches and ministers, and the residents of Bunche Park and neighboring comm unities. The Miami Gardens-Bunche Park Neighborhood Watch Program was developed in 2011 as a result of the activities and awareness campai gn of the S.A.V.I.O.R. initiative . The 4th Annual S.A.V.I.O.R. march is scheduled for Sunday Dece mber 8, 2012, with a rally that commences at the corner of 152nd Street and NW 22nd Avenue and cu lminates at Bunche Park. Councilman Erhabor Ighodaro recomm ends that the City recogniz e and support the Operation S.A.V.I.O.R. as an amiable enterprise of civi c engagement and an important component of the city’s priority of Public Safety. There will be no fi scal impact to the City for supporting this event.   Proposed  Action:  That the City Council approve the attached Resolution.  Attachment: