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2017-152-3257 - Diabetes Awareness MonthRESOLUTION NO. 2017-152-3257 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING NOVEMBER AS NATIONAL DIABETES PREVENTION MONTH IN THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS; AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO TAKE ANY AND ALL STEPS NECESSARY TO IMPLEMENT THE SIXTH ANNUAL DIABETES PREVENTION EVENT; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. WHEREAS, Councllwoman Lisa C. Davis is hosting the Sixth Annual National Diabetes Prevention event, Sunday, November 5, 2017, at the Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex, and WHEREAS, last year more than 500 residents were in attendance along with health care professionals as well as local chefs who were on hand to provide helpful information about healthy lifestyles and healthy eating for Diabetes, and WHEREAS, this event is again open and free to the public, and WHEREAS, according to the American Diabetes Association there are nearly 26 million children and adults in America living with Diabetes, and WHEREAS, furthermore, there is another 70 million at high risk for developing Type 2 Diabetes, the disease taking devastating physical, emotional and financial toll on our country, especially here in Miami Gardens, and WHEREAS, recent numbers by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention paints a desperate situation of where we are at, and where we are headed: every 17 seconds, someone is diagnosed with Diabetes, this includes children; Diabetes kills more people each year than Breast Cancer and AIDS combined; recent estimates project that as many as 1 in 3 American adults will have Diabetes in 2050, unless we take steps to Stop Diabetes, and WHEREAS, Councilwoman Davis continues her efforts and goal of education and brining added awareness to Miami Gardens' residents. As with last year's event it is Councilwoman Davis' intent to totally fund this awareness program through contributions and sponsorships, and WHEREAS, however, if funding campaign is not success, a portion of the program will be funded through a budgeted amount not to exceed $7,000 in FY 2018 Special Events account designated for each Council person under the Public Affairs Budget, and WHEREAS, Councilwoman Davis recommends the City Council recognizes November as National Diabetes Prevention Month in the City of Miami Gardens and the 6'^ Annual Diabetes Prevention Event, 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 recognizes November as National Diabetes Prevention Month in the City; authorizing the City Manager to take any and all steps necessary to implement the Sixth Annual Diabetes Prevention Event. Section 3: EFFECTIVE DATE: This Resolution shall take effect immediately upon its final passage. RESOLUION NO. 2017-152-3257 PASSED AND ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS AT ITS REGULAR MEETING HELD ON October 25, 2017. 11 OLIVER GILBERT. III. MAYOR ATTEST: RONETTA TAYLOR/MMC, CITY CLERK PREPARED BY: SONJA KNIGHTON DICKENS, CITY ATTORNEY SPONSORED BY: COUNCILWOMAN LISA C. DAVIS Moved by: Seconded by: ^ VOTE: -7-0 Mayor Oliver Gilbert. Ill ^ (Yes) (No) Vice Mayor Erhabor Ighodaro, Ph.D. (Yes) (No) Councilv\/oman 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) RESOLUION NO. 2017-152-3257 18605 NW 27th Avenue Miami Gardens, Florida 32056 City of Miami Gardens Agenda Cover Memo Council Meeting Date: October 25, 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: FY 2017-2018 “Special Events” in an amount not to exceed 7,000 from Public Affairs budget 001-12-01- 512-492-00 Advertising Requirement: (Enter X in box) Yes No x Contract/P.O. Required: (Enter X in box) Yes No RFP/RFQ/Bid #: 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) N/A X Sponsor Name Lisa C. Davis, Council Member Department: City Manager Office of the Mayor/Council Short Title: A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, RECOGNIZING NOVEMBER AS NATIONAL DIABETES PREVENTION MONTH IN THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS; AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO TAKE ANY AND ALL STEPS NECESSARY TO IMPLEMENT THE SIXTH ANNUAL DIABETES PREVENTION EVENT; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Staff Summary: Councilwoman Lisa C. Davis is hosting the Sixth Annual National Diabetes Prevention event, Sunday, November 5, 2017, at the Betty T. Ferguson Recreational Complex. Agenda Item K-1 Diabetes Awareness Month 18605 NW 27th Avenue Miami Gardens, Florida 32056 Last year more than 500 residents were in Health care professionals as well as local chefs were on hand to provide helpful information about healthy lifestyles and healthy eating for diabetes. This event is again open and free to the public. According to the American Diabetes Association there are nearly 26 million children and adults in America living with diabetes. Furthermore, there is another 70 million at high risk for developing type 2 diabetes, the disease taking devastating physical, emotional and financial toll on our country, especially here in Miami Gardens. Recent numbers by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention paints a desperate situation of where we are at, and where we are headed: every 17 seconds, someone is diagnosed with diabetes, this includes children; diabetes kills more people each year than breast cancer and AIDS combined; recent estimates project that as many as 1 in 3 American adults will have diabetes in 2050, unless we take steps to Stop Diabetes. Councilwoman Davis continues her efforts and goal of education and brining added awareness to Miami Gardens’ residents. As with last year’s event It is Councilwoman Davis’ intent to totally fund this awareness program through contributions and sponsorships. However, if funding campaign is not success, a portion of the program will be funded through a budgeted amount not to exceed $7,000 in FY 2018 Special Events account designated for each Councilperson under the Public Affairs Budget. Fiscal Impact After the above allocation, no funding will be available for Councilwoman Davis under the Public Affairs budget Special Events account. Proposed Action: Recommend Council approval of the resolution in support of Diabetes Awareness Month and the 6th Annual Diabetes Event. Attachment: