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2017-160-3265 - Bus Benches for Botanical GardenRESOLUTION NO. 2017-160-3265 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, ACCEPTING TWO BUS BENCHES FROM PATRICIA JOHNSON FOR ERECTION AT THE CITY'S BOTANICAL GARDEN TO PROMOTE BREAST CANCER AWARENESS; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. WHEREAS, Mrs. Patricia Johnson, a long-time resident and breast cancer advocate is donating two pink iron benches to the City of Miami Gardens, and WHEREAS, the purpose of the dedication is to remind the community about the disease, and WHEREAS, the benches will be installed at the Botanical Garden located at 18320 NW 12'^^ Avenue, Miami Gardens, FL 33169 on Sunday, October 29"^, 2017 at 4:00 p.m., and WHEREAS, Councilman Williams is seeking Council's approval of the benches installation, 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: ACCEPTANCE OF DEDICATION: The City Council of the City of Miami Gardens hereby accepts two bus benches from Patricia Johnson for erection at the City's Botanical Garden to promote breast cancer awareness. 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. I OLIVER GILBERT, III, MAYOR ATTEST: RONETTA TAYLOR, MMC, CITY CLERK PREPARED BY: SONJA KNIGHTON DICKENS, CITY ATTORNEY SPONSORED BY: COUNCILMAN DAVID WILLIAMS, JR Moved by: Seconded by: ^ODoi~\ VOTE: 7-^ Mayor Oliver Gilbert, III (Yes) (No) Vice Mayor Erhabor Ighodaro, Ph.D. (Yes) (No) Councilwoman Lisa C. Davis i/ (Yes) (No) Councilman Rodney Harris J (Yes) (No) Councilwoman Lillie Q. Odom t/ (Yes) (No) Councilwoman Felicia Robinson ly (Yes) (No) Councilman David Williams Jr \/ (Yes) (No) RESOLUTION NO. 2017-160-3265 18605 NW 27th Avenue Miami Gardens, Florida 33056 ADD ON ITEM 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: 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) N/A X Sponsor Name David Williams Jr Council Member Department: Mayor/City Council Short Title: A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, ACCEPTING TWO BUS BENCHES FROM PATRICIA JOHNSON FOR ERECTION AT THE CITY’S BOTANICAL GARDEN TO PROMOTE CANCER AWARENESS; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Staff Summary: . Mrs. Patricia Johnson, a long-time resident and breast cancer advocate is donating two iron pink benches to the City of Miami Gardens. The purpose is to remind the community about the disease and to use the benches as a spot for survivors. It will be a place where people can meet to discuss the issue in a healthy and optimistic way. 18605 NW 27th Avenue Miami Gardens, Florida 33056 The benches will be installed at the Botanical Garden located at 18320 NW 12th Avenue, Miami Gardens, Fl 33169 on Sunday, October 29th, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. Councilman David Williams Jr., is seeking Council’s approval of the benches installation. Proposed Action: That the City Council approves the attached Resolution. Attachment: