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2017-158-3263 - Hungry Black Man Culinary ConferenceRESOLUTION NO. 2017-158-3263 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, ALLOCATING THE SUM OF FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($5,000.00) FROM THE MAYOR'S SPECIAL EVENT ACCOUNT, TO SUPPORT THE HUNGRY BLACK MAN CULINARY CONFERENCE; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. WHEREAS, Mayor Oliver Gilbert, is requesting Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00) from his special event account to support The Hungry Black Man Culinary Conference, and WHEREAS, the purpose of this event is to facilitate the development of a diversified local food and drink economy v\/ithin the City of Miami Gardens where businesses can locate, innovate, grow and prosper while providing residents interested in entering the food and drink entrepreneurial space with an entry point, and WHEREAS the conference will take place December 7-11, 2017, gathering restaurant owners, chefs, bakers, mixologist, and anyone in the food and drink industry to expose the public to amazing restaurant offers and specials within the City of Miami Gardens, 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 hereby authorizes the allocation of Five Thousand Dollars ($5,000.00) from the Mayor's Special Event Account, to support The Hungry Black Man Culinary Conference. 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 25, 2017. OLIVER GILBERT, III, MAYOR ATTEST: RONETTA TAYLOR, ^MC, CITY CLERK PREPARED BY: SONJA KNIGHTON DICKENS, CITY ATTORNEY SPONSORED BY: MAYOR OLIVER GILBERT, III Moved by: Seconded by: (q5I/I,a/^ 0A»>t7> 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. 2017-158-3263 18605 N.W. 27th Avenue Miami Gardens, Florida 33056 ADD ON ITEM City of Miami Gardens Agenda Cover Memo Council Meeting Date: October 25th 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 Funding Source: Special event 001-11-01-511-490-01 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 Communcation Strategic Plan Obj./Strategy: (list the specific objective/strategy this item will address) X Sponsor Name Mayor Oliver Gilbert Department: Mayor and City Council Short Title: A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, ALLOCATING THE SUM OF FIVE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($5,000.00) FROM THE MAYOR’S SPECIAL EVENT ACCOUNT, TO SUPPORT THE HUNGRY BLACK MAN CULINARY CONFERENCE; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Staff Summary: Mayor Oliver Gilbert requests to spend $5,000.00 from his Special Events account to support The Hungry Black Man Culinary Week and Conference. The conference will take place December 7th – 11th, gathering restaurant owners, chefs, bakers, mixologist, and anyone in the food and drink industry to expose the public to amazing restaurant offers and specials within the City of Miami Gardens. The purpose of this event is to facilitate the development of a diversified local food and drink economy within the City of Miami Gardens where businesses can locate, innovate, grow and prosper while providing residents interested in entering the food and drink entrepreneurial space with an entry point. Fiscal Impact After the above allocation, the Mayor’s Special Event account will have no available balance. 18605 N.W. 27th Avenue Miami Gardens, Florida 33056 Proposed Action: Recommend City Council to approve this resolution. Attachment: N/A