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2003-45 ESTABLISHING AN AD HOC CITIZEN ADVISORY COMMITTEE FOR WILKIE D. FERGUSON JRRESOLUTION NO. 2003-45 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, ESTABLISHING AN AD HOC CITIZENS ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO RECOGNIZE THE LATE HONORABLE WILKIE D. FERGUSON, JR. (SPONSORED BY MAYOR GIBSON) WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Miami Gardens recognizes the importance of honoring and acknowledging the outstanding contributions made by the late Judge Wilkie Ferguson; and WHEREAS, Judge Ferguson, a resident of the City of Miami Gardens who's exceptional public service and landmark rulings that improved the quality of life for thousands of disabled Florida residents was the second African American appointed to the Federal bench; and WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Miami Gardens wishes to pay homage to this remarkable community leader, friend and resident, therefore it is the desire of this Council to establish an Ad Hoc Citizens Advisory Committee to organize means of honoring the late Judge Wilkie D. Ferguson. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA AS FOLLOWS: Section 1: Establishing Committee. An Ad Hoc Citizen Advisory Committee consisting of seven members is hereby established to organize means of honoring the late Judge Wilkie D. Ferguson. Section 2: Each Council member will provide the administration with their selection to this Committee by January 14, 2004. Section 3: The Committee members will make recommendation of funding sources for whatever recommendations they bring back to the Council. Section 4: Effective Date. This Resolution shall become effective immediately upon adoption. PASSED and ADOPTED thiS JrO"' day ofDecember. 2003. Shirley 0fbsoii,~Mayor ATTEST: Ronetta Taylor, C City Clerk APPROVED AS TO FORM AND LEGAL SUFEICIENCY: Hans Ottinot, Interim City Attorney Moved by: Vice Mayor Campbell Seconded by: Councilwomein Watson VOTE: 7-0 Mayor Gibson x (Yes) (No) Vice Mayor Aaron Campbell x (Yes) (No) Councilman Melvin L. Bratton x(Yes) (No) Councilman Oscar Braynon, II x (Yes) (No) Councilwoman Audrey J. King x (Yes) (No) Councilwoman Sharon Pritchett x (Yes) (No) Councilwoman Barbara Watson x (Yes) (No) Resolution Establishing Ad Hoc Committee ITEM NO. lOB City of Miami gardens 17801 NW 2"'' Avenue, Suite 201 Miami Gardens, Florida 33169 Mayor Shirley Gibson Vice Mayor Aaron Campbell Coimcilman Melvin L. Bratton Councilman Oscar Braynon II Councilwoman Audrey King Councilwoman Sharon Pritchett Councilwoman Barbara Watson To: MEMGRANDUM The Honorable City Council From: Shirley Gibson, Mayor Date: December 3, 2003 Re: Resolution establishing Ad Hoc Citizens Advisory Committee RECOMMENDATION: The attached resolution is presented for your consideration. REASONS: This resolution establishes an Ad Hoc Citizens Advisory Committee to organize means of honoring the late Judge Wilkie D. Ferguson. This citizens' advisory committee shall consist of seven members, with each Council member appointing one member.