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2017-180-3285 - Harris Appt of Flora Johnson to Veterans AffairsRESOLUTION NO. 2017-180-3285 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, ACKNOWLEDGING THE APPOINTMENT OF FLORA JOHNSON TO THE VETERANS AFFAIRS ADVISORY COMMITTEE; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. WHEREAS, in accordance with the creation of the Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee, Councilman Rodney Harris, appoints Flora Johnson to the Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee, and WHEREAS, Ms. Flora Johnson's term will commence upon appointment and shall expire August 2020, and WHEREAS, once appointed, Ms. Johnson will adhere to the duties and powers of the Advisory Committee as outlined in the Ordinance, and WHEREAS, this Resolution acknowledges Councilman Rodney Harris, appointment of Flora Johnson to the Veterans Affairs 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: AUTHORIZATION: The City Council of the City of Miami Gardens hereby acknowledges the appointment of Flora Johnson to the Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee for a term that shall expire August 2020. 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. OLIVER GILBERT. Ill, MAYOR ATTEST: RONETTA TAYLOR, MlV^pf CITY CLERK PREPARED BY: SONJA KNIGHTON DICKENS, CITY ATTORNEY SPONSORED BY: COUNCILMAN RODNEY HARRIS Moved by: \/t^KA£lU(VSeconded by: 60^Cd 0^O(/\ COUC;) VOTE: ^ ^0 Mayor Oliver Gilbert, III ^ (Yes) (No)Vice Mayor Erhabor Ighodaro, Ph.D. ^✓•(Yes) (No) Councilwoman Lisa C. Davis (Yes) (No) Councilman Rodney Harris ZZ^(Yes) (No) Councilwoman Lillie Q. Odom / (Yes) (No) Councilwoman Felicia Robinson _^^Yes) (No) Councilman David Williams Jr ^ (Yes) (No) Resolution No. 2017-180-3285 Page 2 18605 NW 27th Avenue Miami Gardens, Florida 33056 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 Funding Source: 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 Rodney Harris, Council Member Department: City Manager Office of the Mayor/Council Short Title: A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, ACKNOWLEDGING THE APPOINTMENT OF FLORA JOHNSON TO THE VETERANS AFFAIRS ADVISORY; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Staff Summary: The City Council created the Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee, comprised of seven (7) members, with the Mayor and each Council Member making one appointment. The Committee Member appointed by the Mayor and Council Member shall serve at the pleasure of the Mayor or City Council Member appointing such AGENDA ITEM K-5 APPOINTING FLORA JOHNSON TO VETERANS AFFAIRS ADVISORY COMMITTEE 18605 NW 27th Avenue Miami Gardens, Florida 33056 Each applicant for appointment to the Committee shall, as a prerequisite to consideration, file an application on a form to be provided by the City Clerk, present a Voter's Registration Card, and State of Florida Driver's License or current State of Florida Identification Card. The Committee shall have the power to advise the City Council, and to submit written recommendations concerning the following: A. Policies and programs addressing the issues and needs of the veteran residents of the City. B. Health, safety, and welfare issues. C. Recreational issues affecting veterans. D. Delivery of services to veterans, including health, medical, and social. E. Any other matters that the City Council seeks guidance from the Committee on. In accordance with the creation of the Veterans Affairs Advisory Committee, Councilman Rodney Harris appoints Flora Johnson. The term of office for all Committee members shall commence upon appointment and shall expire August 2020. Ms. Johnson shall adhere to the duties and powers of the Advisory Committee as outlined in the pertinent Ordinance. Proposed Action: Councilman Harris proposes that the City Council approve this resolution. Attachment: