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2017-164-3269 - Establishing Fee for Registration of Abandoned PropertiesRESOLUTION NO. 2017-164-3269 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, ESTABLISHING A FEE FOR THE REGISTRATION OF ABANDONED PROPERTIES; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. WHEREAS, the City previously enacted Section 28-301 of the Code of Ordinances, whereby Mortgage Companies are required to register with the City of Miami Gardens when a property goes into foreclosure, and WHEREAS, the City intends to contract with a third party vendor to assist with the registration process and to collect registration fees, and WHEREAS, it is appropriate to establish a fee for registration to cover the costs to the City for managing the Program, 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: ESTABLISHMENT OF FEE: The City Council of the City of Miami Gardens hereby establishes the registration fee for the Abandoned Properties Registry at $250.00. The City further establishes a late fee of $50.00. 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. ERHABOI^HOEiARQ, VICE MAYOR ATTEST: RONETTATAYLO^MMC, CITY CLERK PREPARED BY: SONJA KNIGHTON DICKENS, CITY ATTORNEY SPONSORED BY: MAYOR OLIVER GILBERT, III 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 0. Odom _x_ (Yes) (No) Councilwoman Felicia Robinson _x_ (Yes) (No) Councilman David Williams Jr x (Yes) (No) RESOLUTION 2017-164-3269 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 #: 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) Sponsor Name Oliver Gilbert, III Department: Mayor and Council Short Title: A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, ESTABLISHING A FEE FOR THE REGISTRATION OF ABANDONED PROPERTIES; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Staff Summary: The City previously enacted Section 28-301 of the Code of Ordinances, whereby Mortgage Companies are required to register with the City of Miami Gardens when a property goes into foreclosure. The City intends to contract with a third party vendor to assist with the registration process and to collect registration fees. It is appropriate to establish a fee for registration to cover the costs to the City for managing the Program. Proposed Action: That the City Council approves the Resolution. Attachment: AGENDA ITEM K-2 ESTABLISHING REGISTRATION FEE FOR ABANDONED PROPERTIES