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2017-144-3249 - Accepting Deed of Dedication from Continental Equities for ARCHRESOLUTION NO. 2017-144-3249 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS. FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER AND CITY ATTORNEY TO ACCEPT A DEED OF DEDICATION FROM CONTINENTAL EQUITIES, INC., RELATING TO "THE ARCH OF INDUSTRY" LOCATED ON NORTHWEST 167™ STREET AND NORTHWEST 13TH AVENUE: PROVIDING FOR DIRECTIONS TO THE CITY ATTORNEY AND CITY MANAGER; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. WHEREAS, Mayor Gilbert has been approached by Continental Equities, Inc., the owner of the "Arch of Industry" (Arch) located at the intersection of Northwest 167th Street and Northwest 13th Avenue to transfer ownership of the Arch to the City, and WHEREAS, the Arch is an important landmark in the City, and is in fact a part of the City's logo, and WHEREAS, Mayor Gilbert is proposing, that the City Manager and City Attorney review the viability of accepting ownership of the Arch and if the Arch is structurally sound and if there are no encumbrance issues related to the Arch, that the City accept a deed of dedication for the Arch, and WHEREAS, once the City takes ownership of the Arch, the City will have all rights to the Arch as well as the land immediately surrounding the foot of the Arch, and WHEREAS, Continental Equities has agreed to transfer rights to the Arch to the City for a nominal fee of ten ($10) dollars, but would like to retain the right to use the Arch for its advertising and logos, 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: DIRECTIONS TO THE CITY MANAGER AND CITY ATTORNEY: The City Manager and the City Attorney are directed to determine the structural soundless of the structure and any encumbrance issues related to the property; and upon proper review, the City Manager and the City Attorney are to accept a Deed of Dedication relating to "The Arch of Industry" located on Northwest 167"^ Street and Northwest 13th Avenue. Section 4: 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. HI- OLIVER GILBERT, III, MAYOR ATTEST: (J/y RONETTA TAYLOR, Ml\^, CITY CLERK PREPARED BY: SONJA KNIGHTON DICKENS, CITY ATTORNEY SPONSORED BY: OLIVER GILBERT, III, MAYOR Moved by: Q,lh><rfif Seconded by: VOTE: V- 0 Mayor Oliver Gilbert, III ^ (Yes) (No) Vice Mayor Erhabor Ighodaro, Ph.D. (Yes) (No) RESOLUTION NO. 2017-144-3249 Councilwoman Lisa C. Davis "y (Yes) (No) Councilman Rodney Harris (Yes) (No) Councilwoman Lillie Q. Odom 1/ (Yes) (No) Councilwoman Felicia Robinson •< (Yes) (No) Councilman David Williams Jr (Yes) (No) RESOLUTION NO. 2017-144-3249 18605 N W 27th Avenue, Suite 165 Miami Gardens, Florida 33056 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) X 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, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER AND CITY ATTORNEY TO ACCEPT A DEED OF DEDICATION FROM CONTINENTAL EQUITIES, INC., RELATING TO “THE ARCH OF INDUSTRY” LOCATED ON NORTHWEST 167TH STREET AND NORTHWEST 13TH AVENUE; PROVIDING FOR DIRECTIONS TO THE CITY ATTORNEY AND CITY MANAGER; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Staff Summary: Mayor Gilbert has been approached by Continental Equities, Inc., the owner of the “Arch of Industry” (Arch) located at the intersection of Northwest 167th Street and Northwest 13th Avenue to transfer ownership of the Arch to the City. The Arch is an important landmark in the City, and is in fact a part of the City’s logo. Mayor Gilbert is proposing, that the City Manager and City Attorney review the viability of accepting ownership of the Arch and if the Arch is structurally sound and if there are no encumbrance issues related to the Arch, that the City accept a deed of dedication for the Arch. Agenda Item K-1 Accepting Deed of Decication relating the “The Arch of Industry” 18605 N W 27th Avenue, Suite 165 Miami Gardens, Florida 33056 Once the City takes ownership of the Arch, the City will have all rights to the Arch as well as the land immediately surrounding the foot of the Arch. Continental Equities has agreed to transfer rights to the Arch to the City for a nominal fee of ten ($10) dollars, but would like to retain the right to use the Arch for its advertising and logos. Proposed Action: That City Council approves the resolution accepting a Deed of Declaration relating to “The Arch of Industry”. Attachment: