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2017-165-3270 - Appointment of Doretha Nichson to Excellence in Education Temp Ad Hoc Advisory CommitteeRESOLUTION NO. 2017-165-3270 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, ACKNOWLEDGING THE APPOINTMENT OF DORETHA NICHSON TO THE EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION TEMPORARY AD HOC ADVISORY COMMITTEE; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. WHEREAS, the City of Miami Gardens and Miami-Dade County Public Schools first adopted the Miami Gardens Education Compact on April 18, 2007, and WHEREAS, the Excellence in Education Council Board is currently inactive, and WHEREAS, on April 19, 2017, the City held a public workshop, and WHEREAS, on July 26, 2017, Councilman Williams sponsored Resolution No. 2017-131-3236, which created the Excellence in Education Temporary Ad Hoc Advisory Committee, with each Council Member and the Mayor appointing one (1) member for a total of seven (7) members, and WHEREAS, the primary responsibility of this temporary Excellence in Education Ad Hoc Advisory Committee would be to advise the Council on reinstating the Excellence in Council Board and bringing back recommendations to the Council as it relates to the composition of the Board as well as to make recommendations on the goals and objectives of the Board, and WHEREAS, in accordance with Resolution No. 2017-131-3236, Councilman Williams hereby appoints Doretha Nichson to serve on the Excellence in Education Temporary Ad Hoc Advisory Committee, 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: ACKNOWLEDGEMENT: The City Council of the City of Miami Gardens hereby acknowledges Councilman David Williams appointment of Doretha Nichson to the Excellence in Education Temporary Ad Hoc Advisory Committee. 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 NOVEMBER 8. 2017. ERHABOR IG^KmRO, VICE MAYOR ATTEST: { ^ RONETTA TAYLOR, ^C, CITY CLERK PREPARED BY: SONJA KNIGHTON DICKENS, CITY ATTORNEY SPONSORED BY: COUNCILMAN DAVID WILLIAMS JR Moved by: COUNCILWOMAN DAVIS Seconded by: COUNCILWOMAN ROBINSON VOTE: 6-0 Mayor Oliver Gilbert, III (Yes) (No) Not present Vice Mayor Erhabor Ighodaro, Ph.D. _x (Yes) (No) Councilwoman Lisa C. Davis _x (Yes) (No) Councilman Rodney Harris _x (Yes) (No) Councilwoman Lillie Q. Odom _x (Yes) (No) Councilwoman Felicia Robinson _x (Yes) (No) Councilman David Williams Jr _x (Yes) (No) RESOLUTION NO. 2017-165-3270 18605 NW 27 Avenue Miami Gardens, Florida 33056 Page 1 of 2 City of Miami Gardens Agenda Cover Memo Council Meeting Date: November 8, 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 #: Sponsor Name: Councilman David Williams Jr. Department: Mayor/council Short Title: A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, ACKNOWLEDGING THE APPOINTMENT OF DORETHA NICHSON TO THE EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION TEMPORARY AD HOC ADVISORY COMMITTEE; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Staff Summary: BACKGROUND The City of Miami Gardens and Miami-Dade County Public Schools first adopted the Miami Gardens Education Compact on April 18, 2007. As a result of the collaboration the Excellence in Education Board was created. CURRENT SITUATION The Excellence in Education Board is currently inactive. On April 19, 2017, Councilman David Williams Jr., held a public workshop. During that workshop discussion, a determination was made that it would be necessary and more effective for the Board members to be appointed by Council. AGENDA ITEM K-3 APPOINTMENT TO EXCELLENCE IN EDUCATION TEMPORARY AD HOC ADVISORY COMMITTEE 18605 NW 27 Avenue Miami Gardens, Florida 33056 Page 2 of 2 On July 26, 2017, Councilman Williams sponsored Resolution No. 2017-131-3236, creating an Excellence in Education Temporary Ad Hoc Advisory Committee, with each Council Member and the Mayor appointing one (1) member for a total of seven (7) members. The primary responsibility of this Excellence in Education Temporary Ad Hoc Committee is to advise the Council on reinstating the Excellence in Education Board, and provide recommendations about the composition of the Board’s goals and objectives. In accordance with Resolution No. 2017-131-3236, Councilman Williams hereby appoints Doretha Nichson to serve on the Excellence in Education Temporary Ad Hoc Advisory Committee. FISCAL IMPACT None Proposed Action: Approve resolution acknowledging Councilman Williams appointment of Doretha Nichson to the Excellence in Education Temporary Ad Hoc Advisory Committee. Attachments: Attachment: Resolution No. 217-131-3236.