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2017-097-3202 Older AmericansRESOLUTION NO. 2017 -97 -3202 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING MAY AS OLDER AMERICANS MONTH IN THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. WHEREAS, each May, the Administration for Community Living (ACL) leads our nation's celebration of Older Americans Month (OAM), and WHEREAS, ACL designed the 2017 OAM theme, Age Out Loud, to give aging a new voice, one that reflects what today's older adults have to say, and WHEREAS, this theme shines a light on many important trends, and WHEREAS, more than ever before, older Americans are working longer, trying new things, and engaging in their communities, and WHEREAS, they are taking charge, striving for wellness, focusing on independence, and advocating for themselves and others, and WHEREAS, what it means to age has changed, and OAM 2017, is a perfect opportunity to recognize and celebrate what getting older looks like today, and WHEREAS, Councilwoman Lisa C. Davis is encouraging the community to amplify the many voices of older Americans and raise awareness of vital aging issues in Miami Gardens and across the country, NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA AS FOLLOWS: Section 1: ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS: The foregoing Whereas paragraphs are hereby ratified and confirmed as being true, and the same are hereby made a specific part of this Resolution. Section 2: RECOGNITION: The City Council of the City of Miami Gardens hereby recognizes May as Older Americans Month in the City of Miami Gardens. Section 3: EFFECTIVE DATE: This Resolution shall take effect immediately upon its final passage. PASSED AND ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS AT ITS REGULAR MEETING HELD ON MAY 24, 2017. 1- OLIVER GILBERT, III, MAYOR ATTEST: Z�0_ RONETTA TAYLOR MC, CITY CLERK PREPARED BY: SONJA KNIGHTON DICKENS, CITY ATTORNEY SPONSORED BY: COUNCILWOMAN LISA C. DAVIS Moved by: 4.0- s Seconded by: 'fl VOTE: 6 1—a Mayor Oliver Gilbert, III (Yes) (No) Vice Mayor Erhabor Ighodaro, Ph.D. ✓(Yes) (No) Councilwoman Lisa C. Davis (Yes) (No) / G+?er4'_,Vt_ Councilman Rodney Harris ✓ (Yes) (No) Councilwoman Lillie Q. Odom ✓(Yes) (No) Councilwoman Felicia Robinson ✓ (Yes) (No) Councilman David Williams Jr v (Yes) (No) Resolution No. 2017 -97 -3202 City of Miami Gardens Agenda Cover Memo 18605 NW 27`h Avenue Miami Gardens, Florida 33056 Council Meeting Date: May 24,207 Item Type: Resoluti on Ordinance Other X EnterX in box Fiscal Impact: (EnterX in box) Yes NO Ordinance Reading: (EnterX in box) 1-t ftneog 2" ReNaft x Public Hearing: Yes No Yes No (EnterX in box) Funding Source: Advertising Requirement: Yes No (Enter X in box) X Contract /P.O. Required: (EnterX in box) Yes No RFP /RFQ /Bid #: X Strategic Plan Related (EnterX in box) Yes No Strategic Plan Priority Area: Strategic Plan Obj. /Strategy: Gist the specific objective /strategy this item will address) Enhance Organizational 0 Bus. & Economic Dev 0 Public Safety 0 N/A Quality of Education 0 Qual. of Life & City Image Q Communication 0 Sponsor Name Councilwoman Lisa C. Davis Department: Mayor & Council S}Im Tide: A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING MAY AS OLDER AMERICANS MONTH IN THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Each May, the Administration for Community Living (ACL) leads our nation's celebration of Older Americans Month (OAM). ACL designed the 2017 OAM theme, Age Out Loud, to give aging a new voice — one that reflects what today's older adults have to say. This theme shines a light on many important trends. More than ever before, older Americans are working longer, trying new things, and engaging in their communities. They are taking charge, striving for wellness, focusing on independence, and advocating for themselves and others. What it means to age has changed, and OAM 2017, is a perfect opportunity to recognize and celebrate what getting older looks like today. 18605 NW 27`h Avenue Miami Gardens, Florida 33056 Councilwoman Lisa C. Davis is encouraging the community to amplify the many voices of older Americans and raise awareness of vital aging issues in Miami Gardens and across the country. F- Proposed Action: RECOMMENDATION: That City Council approves the resolution recognizing May as Older Americans Month in Miami Gardens.