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2017-153-3258 - K-Faith WalkRESOLUTION NO. 2017-153-3258 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, ALLOCATING THE SUM OF ONE THOUSAND, FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($1,500.00) FROM COUNCILMAN HARRIS' SPECIAL EVENTS ACCOUNT, FOR THE PURPOSE OF SPONSORING THE SECOND ANNUAL K-FAITH WALK TO CURE CANCER, ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2017, AT ROLLING OAKS PARK; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. WHEREAS, Councilman Harris is hosting the second annual K-Faith Walk to Cure Cancer, and WHEREAS, last year, approximately 200 residents from Miami Gardens and surrounding communities participated in the walk, and WHEREAS, Live Healthy Miami Gardens as well as other Health Care professionals will be on hand to provide helpful information about healthy living habits and provide give aways to participants, and WHEREAS, according to the National Cancer Institute in 2016, there were an estimated 1,685,210 new cases of cancer diagnosed, and WHEREAS, the number of new cancer cases will rise to 22 million within the next two decades, and WHEREAS, Councilman Harris continues his efforts to brining added awareness to the City of Miami Gardens' and it's residents as it relates to cancer awareness, treatment and prevention, 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: AUTHORIZATION: The City Council of the City of Miami Gardens hereby authorizes the allocation of One Thousand Five Hundred ($1,500.00) from Councilman Harris' Special Event Account for the purpose of sponsoring the Second Annual K-Faith Walk to Cure Cancer. 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. O :R gilbert. III, MAYOR ATTEST: RONETTA TAYLOR, ^C, CITY CLERK PREPARED BY: SONJA KNIGHTON DICKENS, CITY ATTORNEY SPONSORED BY: COUNCILMAN RODNEY HARRIS Moved by: //7.Sr>AJ Seconded by: i-QrVvi VOTE: Mayor Oliver Gilbert, III t/ (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) RESOUTION NO. 2017-153-3258 18605 NW 27 Avenue Miami Gardens, Florida 33056 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 Funding Source: 01-11-01-511- 493-01 (Councilman Special Event Account) Advertising Requirement: (Enter X in box) Yes No Contract/P.O. Required: (Enter X in box) Yes No RFP/RFQ/Bid #: NA 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 Councilman Rodney Harris Department: Office of Mayor & Council Short Title: A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, ALLOCATING THE SUM OF ONE THOUSAND, FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($1,500.00) FROM COUNCILMAN HARRIS’ SPECIAL EVENTS ACCOUNT, FOR THE PURPOSE OF SPONSORING THE SECOND ANNUAL K-FAITH WALK TO CURE CANCER, ON SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2017, AT ROLLING OAKS PARK; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Staff Summary: Councilman Rodney Harris is hosting the second annual K-Faith Walk to Cure Cancer, to be held November 4, 2017, at Rolling Oaks Park. Last year, approximately 200 residents from Miami Gardens and surrounding communities participated in the walk. Live Healthly Miami Gardens as well as other Health Care professionals will be on hand to provide helpful information about healthy living habits and provide give aways to participants. Agenda Item K-2 2nd Annual Faith Walk to Cure Cancer 18605 NW 27 Avenue Miami Gardens, Florida 33056 Accoring to the National Cancer Insitiute in 2016, there were an estimated 1,685,210 new cases of cancer diagnosed. The number of new cancer cases will rise to 22 million within the next two decades. Councilman Harris continues his efforts to brining added awareness to the City of Miami Gardens and it’s residents as it relates to cancer awareness, treatment and prevention. Fiscal Impact After the above allocation of $1,500, Councilman Harris will have an available balance of $3,500 for FY 2018. Proposed Action: RECOMMENDATION: That City Council approves the resolution to allocate $1,500 for the purpose of hosting the second annual K-Faith Walk to Cure Cancer. Attachment: None.