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2017-142-3247A - Declaration of Local Emergency - Hurricane IrmaRESOLUTION NO. 2017-142-3247 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, RATIFYING THE "DECLARATION OF A LOCAL EMERGENCY" IMPOSED BY THE MAYOR ON SEPTEMBER 5, 2017, DUE TO HURRICANE IRMA; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. WHEREAS, the City of Miami Gardens faced dangerous conditions of sufficient severity and magnitude to warrant coordinated local government action to prevent or alleviate the damage, loss, hardship or suffering threatened or caused thereby, and WHEREAS, Governor Rick Scott declared a State of Emergency for all of Florida due to the threat of impending Hurricane Irma, and WHEREAS, Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez declared a State of Emergency for South Florida due to the threat of impending Hurricane Irma, and WHEREAS, on September 5, 2017, Mayor Oliver G. Gilbert, III, declared a State of Emergency for the City of Miami Gardens due to the threat of Hurricane Irma, and 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: CONFIRMATION OF THE DECLARATION OF A LOCAL EMERGENCY: The City Council of the City of Miami Gardens hereby ratifies the "Declaration of a Local Emergency" imposed by Mayor Oliver Gilbert, III, on September 5, 2017, attached hereto as Exhibit" A". Section 4: AUTHORIZATION OF CITY MANAGER: The City Manager is hereby authorized to do all things necessary to effectuate the terms of this Resolution. Section 5: 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 SEPTEMBER 12, 2017. OLIVER GILBERT, III, MAYOR ATTEST: V RONETTA TAYLOfyMMC, CITY CLERK PREPARED BY: SONJA KNIGHTON DICKENS, CITY ATTORNEY SPONSORED BY: OLIVER GILBERT, III, MAYOR Moved by: Seconded by . VOTE: Mayor Oliver Gilbert, III (Yes) (No) Vice Mayor Erhabor Ighodaro, Ph.D. (Yes) (No) Councilwoman Lisa C. Davis ^ (Yes) (No) Councilman Rodney Harris (Yes) (No) Councilwoman Lillie Q. Odom (Yes) (No) Councilwoman Felicia Robinson (Yes) (No) Councilman David Williams Jr (Yes) (No) Resolution No. 2017-142-3247 18605 N W 27th Avenue, Suite 165 Miami Gardens, Florida 33056 ADD ON ITEM City of Miami Gardens Agenda Cover Memo Council Meeting Date: September 12, 2017 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 #: N/A 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) Sponsor Name Mayor Oliver Gilbert Department: Office of the Mayor and City Council Short Title: A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, RATIFYING THE "DECLARATION OF A LOCAL EMERGENCY" IMPOSED BY THE MAYOR ON SEPTEMBER 5, 2017, DUE TO HURRICANE IRMA; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Staff Summary: Governor Rick Scott declared a State of Emergency for all of Florida due to the threat caused by impending Hurricane Irma. On September 5, 2017, Miami Dade County declared an emergency in the County. The City of Miami Gardens faced dangerous conditions of sufficient severity and magnitude to warrant coordinated local government action to prevent or alleviate the damage, loss, hardship or suffering threatened or caused thereby. On September 5, 2017, Mayor Oliver G. Gilbert III declared a State of Emergency for the City of Miami Gardens due to the threat of Hurricane Irma. Proposed Action: 18605 N W 27th Avenue, Suite 165 Miami Gardens, Florida 33056 That City Council approves the resolution ratifying the Declaration of Local Emergency due to Hurricane Irma. Attachment: Exhibit A - Declaration of a Local Emergency Exhibit A