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2017-176-3281 - Ighodaro Appt to Education - Elesha Smith-AlynRESOLUTION NO. 2017-176-3281 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, ACKNOWLEDGING THE APPOINTMENT OF ELESHA SMITH-ALYN 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, Vice Mayor Erhabor Ighodaro hereby appoints Elesha Smith-Alyn 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 Vice Mayor Erhabor Ighodaro appointment of Elesha Smith-Alyn 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 DECEMBER 13, , 2017. I-X OLIVER GILBERT, III, MAYOR ATTEST: RONETTA TAYLOR, MJ^, CITY CLERK PREPARED BY: SONJA KNIGHTON DICKENS, CITY ATTORNEY SPONSORED BY: VICE MAYOR ERHABOR IGHODARO, PH.D. Moved by: VlC^iAflUO/ . ctlom ai^ IWKlS VOTE: "7'0 Mayor Oliver Gilbert, III ^ (Yes) (No) Vice Mayor Erhabor Ighodaro, Ph.D. (Yes) (No) Councilwoman Lisa C. Davis (Yes) (No) Councilman Rodney Harris (Yes) (No) Councilwoman Lillie Q. Odom (Yes) (No) Councilwoman Felicia Robinson ^ (Yes) (No) Councilman David Williams Jr (Yes) (No) Resolution No. 2017-176-3281 Page 2 18605 NW 27 Avenue Miami Gardens, Florida 33056 Page 1 of 2 City of Miami Gardens Agenda Cover Memo Council Meeting Date: December 13, 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: Erhabor Ighodaro, Ph.D., Vic Mayor Department: Mayor/council Short Title: A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, ACKNOWLEDGING THE APPOINTMENT OF ELESHA SMITH-ALYN 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-1 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, Vice Mayor Erhabor Ighodaro hereby appoint Elesha Smith-Alyn to serve on the Excellence in Education Temporary Ad Hoc Advisory Committee. FISCAL IMPACT None Proposed Action: Approve resolution acknowledging Vice Mayor Ighodaro’s appointment of Elesha Smith-Alyn to the Excellence in Education Temporary Ad Hoc Advisory Committee. Attachments: Attachment: Resolution No. 217-131-3236.