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2017-147-3252 - Naming Memorial Day Breakfast After SGT DAVID T. JOHNSONRESOLUTION NO. 2017-147-3252 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, NAMING THE CITY'S 2018 MEMORIAL DAY BREAKFAST IN HONOR OF SERGEANT LA DAVID T. JOHNSON; PROVIDING FOR INSTRUCTIONS TO THE CITY CLERK; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. WHEREAS on October 4, 2017, Sgt. La David T. Johnson, a U.S. army soldier was killed in an ambush attack in Niger while the United States Military was on a joint mission with the Niger military, and WHEREAS, Sgt. Johnson was a resident of the City of Miami Gardens, and attended high school at Carol City High School in the City of Miami Gardens, and WHEREAS, Sgt. Johnson leaves behind his wife Myeshia Johnson and two children, and WHEREAS, the City of Miami Gardens would like to honor the service of Sgt. Johnson by naming its 2018 Memorial Day Breakfast in honor of his service to our Country and his bravery, 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: AUTHORIZATION: The City Council of the City of Miami Gardens authorizes that the City's 2018 Memorial Day Breakfast be named in honor of Sgt. La David Johnson. 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 OCTOBER 11. 2017. Lh OLIVER GILBERT, (ll, MAYOR ATTEST: RONETTA TAYLOR, f^C, CITY CLERK PREPARED BY; SONJA KNIGHTON DICKENS, CITY ATTORNEY SPONSORED BY: MAYOR OLIVER GILBERT, III Moved by: kje>olaV'e, Seconded by: ^^[LL*S VOTE: n-o 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. 2017-147-3252 18605 N W 27th Avenue, Suite 165 Miami Gardens, Florida 33056 ADD ON ITEM City of Miami Gardens Agenda Cover Memo Council Meeting Date: October 11, 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 Oliver Gilbert, Mayor Department: Mayor and Council Short Title: A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, NAMING THE CITY'S 2018 MEMORIAL DAY BREAKFAST IN HONOR OF SERGEANT LA DAVID T. JOHNSON; PROVIDING FOR INSTRUCTIONS TO THE CITY CLERK; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Staff Summary: October 4, 2017, Sgt. La David T. Johnson, a U.S. army soldier was killed in an ambush attack in Niger while the United States Military was on a joint mission with the Niger military. Sgt. Johnson was a resident of the City of Miami Gardens, and attended high school at Carol City High School in the City of Miami Gardens. Sgt. Johnson leaves behind his wife Myeshia Johnson and two children. The City of Miami Gardens would like to honor the service of Sgt. Johnson by naming its 2018 Memorial Day Breakfast in honor of his service to our Country and his bravery. 18605 N W 27th Avenue, Suite 165 Miami Gardens, Florida 33056 Proposed Action: That City Council approves the Resolution. Attachment: