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2017-175-3280 - Supporting YWCA Movie NightRESOLUTION NO. 2017-175-3280 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, ALLOCATING THE SUM OF ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($1,000.00) FROM VICE MAYOR IGHODARO'S SPECIAL EVENT ACCOUNT, TO SUPPORT THE YWCA OF GREATER MIAMI-DADE, PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS: PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. WHEREAS, the YWCA of Greater Miaml-Dade is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all, and WHEREAS, this organization engages women, girls and their families across generation, encouraging independence, developing their leadership and strengthening the impact of their voice, and WHEREAS, the YWCA is a dynamic, pioneering organization committed to social justice action and advocacy, and WHEREAS, this organization believes women lead to better families and greater communities, and WHEREAS, in support of the YWCA's initiative in Miami Gardens, Vice Mayor Ighodaro is requesting a total of One Thousand Dollars ($1,000.00) from his special event account to the Senior Movie Night Program, which takes place monthly, and WHEREAS, this event provides an excellent opportunity for Miami Gardens' senior citizens to interact in a safe and friendly environment, 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 Dollars ($1,000.00) from Vice Mayor Erhabor Ighodaro's special event to support the YWCA of Greater Miami-Dade. 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 Kj^dP^R^VICE MAYOR ATTEST: MVI^RONETTA TAYLOR, WMC, CITY CLERK PREPARED BY: SONJA KNIGHTON DICKENS, CITY ATTORNEY SPONSORED BY: VICE MAYOR ERHABOR IGHODARO, PH.D. 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. 2017-175-3280 18605 NW 27th Avenue Miami Gardens, Florida 33056 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 Funding Source: 001-11-01-511-496-01 Advertising Requirement: (Enter X in box) Yes No 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 Erhabor Ighodaro, Ph.D, Vice Mayor Department: City Manager Office of the Mayor/Council Short Title: A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, ALLOCATING THE SUM OF ONE THOUSAND DOLLARS ($1,000.00) FROM VICE MAYOR IGHODARO’S SPECIAL EVENT ACCOUNT, TO SUPPORT THE YWCA OF GREATER MIAMI- DADE; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Staff Summary: The YWCA of Greater Miami-Dade is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women and promoting peace, justice, freedom and dignity for all. This organization engages women, girls and their families across generation, encouraging independence, developing their leadership and strengthening the impact of their voice. The YWCA is a dynamic, pioneering organization committed to social justice action and advocacy. This organization believes women lead to better families and greater communities. 18605 NW 27th Avenue Miami Gardens, Florida 33056 In support of the YWCA’s initiative in Miami Gardens, Vice Mayor Ighodaro wishes to provide a monetary contribution of $1,000.00, to the Senior Movie Night Program, which takes place monthly. This event provides an excellent opportunity for Miami Gardens’ senior citizens to interaction in a safe and friendly environment. Funds for this contribution are to be allocated from Vice Mayor Ighodaro’s Special Events Account. Fiscal Impact After the above allocation, Vice Mayor will have a balance of $4,000 available for the fiscal year. Proposed Action: Vice Mayor Ighodaro proposes that the City Council approve this resolution. Attachment: