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2014-133-2112 - Diabetes Prevention Month  1515 NW 167 Street, Building 5 Suite 200    Miami Gardens, Florida 33169    City of Miami Gardens Agenda Cover Memo Council Meeting Date: September 10, 2014 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: Seat 2 Special Event Fund 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 Communication Strategic Plan Obj./Strategy: (list the specific objective/strategy this item will address) N/A X Sponsor Name Lisa C. Davis, Vice Mayor Department: City Manager Office of the Mayor/Council   Short Title:  A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING NOVEMBER AS NATIONAL DIABETES PREVENTION MONTH IN THE CITY; AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO TAKE ANY AND ALL STEPS NECESSARY TO IMPLEMENT THE THIRD ANNUAL DIABETES PREVENTION EVENT; AUTHORIZING AN ALLOCATION OF FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($5000.00) FROM THE SEAT 2 SPECIAL EVENT FUND UPON APPROVAL OF SAID FUND IN THE 2014-15 FISCAL YEAR BUDGET; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Staff Summary:    ITEM K-2) CONSENT AGENDA RESOLUTION 3rd Annual Diabetes Prevention Event   1515 NW 167 Street, Building 5 Suite 200    Miami Gardens, Florida 33169    Vice Mayor Lisa C. Davis is hosting the Third Annual National Diabetes Prevention event, Sunday,  November 16, 2014, at the Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex.  Last year more than 200 residents  were in attendance.  Health care professionals as well as local chefs were on hand to provide helpful  information about healthy lifestyles and healthy eating for diabetes.  This event is again open and free to  the public.       According to the American Diabetes Association there are nearly 26 million children and adults in  America living with diabetes.  Furthermore, there is another 70 million at high risk for developing type 2  diabetes, the disease taking devastating physical, emotional and financial toll on our country, especially  here in Miami Gardens.    Recent numbers by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention paints a desperate situation of  where we are at, and where we are headed:  every 17 seconds, someone is diagnosed with diabetes, this  includes children; diabetes kills more people each year than breast cancer and AIDS combined; recent  estimates project that as many as 1 in 3 American adults will have diabetes in 2050, unless we take steps  to Stop Diabetes.    Vice Mayor Davis continues her efforts and goal of education and brining added awareness to Miami  Gardens’ residents.  As with last year’s event it is Vice Mayor Davis’ intent to totally fund this awareness  program through contributions and sponsorships.  However, if the funding campaign is not successful, a  portion of the program will be funded through a budgeted amount not to exceed $5,000 in FY 2015 Seat  2 Special Event Fund.    Proposed Action:  Recommend Council approval of the resolution in support of Diabetes Awareness Month.    Attachment: