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2017-183-3288 - Trayvon Martin FoundationRESOLUTION NO. 2017-183-3288 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, DIRECTING THE CITY MANAGER TO MAKE A DONATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,000 TO THE TRAYVON MARTIN FOUNDATION FROM THE CITY MANAGER'S SPECIAL EVENT ACCOUNT; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. WHEREAS, Counciiwoman Lisa C. Davis hosted the Third Annual Miami Gardens Food and Wine Experience, Saturday, November 11, 2017, where local chefs and restaurants were provided a platform to display their talent with the Miami Gardens community, and WHEREAS, Counciiwoman Davis continues her efforts through the Wine & Food Experience to promote philanthropy and bring cause-awareness to local nonprofit organizations, and WHEREAS, this year's charity of choice is the Trayvon Martin Foundation, and WHEREAS, the Trayvon Martin Foundation is a social justice organization committed to ending senseless gun violence, strengthening families through holistic support, S.T.E.M. education for women and minorities and mentoring, and WHEREAS, the strategy of the organization is to move from intervention to reform, positively changing the lives of youth and their families through strategic programming and perpetual services is at the core of their existence, and WHEREAS, this charitable donation will be funded through a budgeted amount not to exceed $5,000 in Fiscal Year 2018 Special Events account designated for each Councilperson under the City Manager's Special Event Account, and WHEREAS, Councilwoman Davis is requesting that a charitable donation in the amount of $5,000 is given to the Trayvon Martin Foundation from the City Manager's Special Events Account, 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 directs the City Manager to make a donation in the amount of $5,000 to the Trayvon Martin Foundation from the City Manager's Special Event Account. 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, III, MAYOR ATTEST: RONETTA TAYLOR, MMC, CITY CLERK PREPARED BY: SONJA KNIGHTON DICKENS, CITY ATTORNEY SPONSORED BY: COUNCILWOMAN LISA C. DAVIS Moved Seconded by: ViCg UOUO/ \qi^Crh/0/. . led by: Resolution No. 2017-183-3288 Page 2 VOTE: '1-D Mayor Oliver Gilbert, III V, (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 ZZ^XYes) (No) Councilman David Williams Jr (Yes) (No) Resolution No. 2017-183-3288 Page 3 18605 NW 27th Avenue Miami Gardens, Florida 32056 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: Councilwoman Lisa C Davis’ Special Events Account 001-11-01- 512-492-01, in the amount of $5,000.00 Advertising Requirement: (Enter X in box) Yes No x 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 Lisa C. Davis, 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, DIRECTING THE CITY MANAGER TO MAKE A DONATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,000 TO THE TRAYVON MARTIN FOUNDATION FROM THE CITY MANAGER’S SPECIAL EVENT ACCOUNT; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Staff Summary: Councilwoman Lisa C. Davis hosted the Third Annual Miami Gardens Food and Wine, Saturday, November 11, 2017, where local chefs and restaurants were provided a platform to display their talent with the Miami Gardens community. Agenda Item K-8 Trayvon Martin Foundation 18605 NW 27th Avenue Miami Gardens, Florida 32056 Councilwoman Davis continues her efforts through the Wine & Food Experience to promote philanthropy and bring cause-awareness to local nonprofit organizations. This year’s charity of choice is the Trayvon Martin Foundation. The Trayvon Martin Foundation is a social justice organization committed to ending senseless gun violence, strengthening families through holistic support, S.T.E.M. education for women and minorities and mentoring. The strategy of the organization is to move from intervention to reform. Positively changing the lives of youth and their families through strategic programming and perpetual services is at the core of our existence. This charitable donation in the amount of $5,000 is allocated from FY 2018 Special Events account designated for each Councilperson under the City Council Special Event Account Fiscal Impact After the above allocation, no funding will be available for Councilwoman Davis under the City Council Special Events account. Proposed Action: Recommend Council approval of the resolution in support of making a charitable donation to the Trayvon Martin Foundation. Attachment: