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2017-206-3311 - Intergenerational Chess ProgramRESOLUTION NO. 2017-206-3311 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, DIRECTING THE CITY MANAGER TO CREATE AN INTERGENERATIONAL CHESS PROGRAM FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING STUDENTS FROM LOCAL CHESS TEAMS TO TEACH CHESS TO ADULTS; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. WHEREAS, Norwood Elementary in the City of Miami Gardens is one of the top performing schools in chess, and WHEREAS, the Norwood student participants have won over ninety national and state awards including two state championships, and WHEREAS, to expand the City intergenerational experiences Mayor Gilbert is requesting that an intergenerational Chess program be created with students from local chess teams to teach chess to adults, 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 directs the City Manager to create an intergenerational chess program for the purpose of providing students from local chess teams to teach chess to adults. 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, iMMC, CITY CLERK PREPARED BY: SONJA KNIGHTON DICKENS, CITY ATTORNEY SPONSORED BY: MAYOR OLIVER GILBERT, III Moved by: Vice Mayor Ighodaro Seconded by: Councilwomen Odom and Davis VOTE: 7-0 Mayor Oliver Gilbert, III _x_(Yes) (No) 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. 2017-206-3311 Page 2 18605 N.W. 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: N/A Advertising Requirement: (Enter X in box) Yes No X Contract/P.O. Required: (Enter X in box) Yes No RFP/RFQ/Bid #: N/A 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 Communcation Strategic Plan Obj./Strategy: (list the specific objective/strategy this item will address) X Sponsor Name Mayor Oliver Gilbert Department: Mayor and City Council Short Title: A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, DIRECTING THE CITY MANAGER TO CREATE AN INTERGENERATIONAL CHESS PROGRAM FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING STUDENTS FROM LOCAL CHESS TEAMS TO TEACH CHESS TO ADULTS; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Staff Summary: Norwood Elementary in the City of Miami Gardens is one of the top performing schools in chess. The Norwood student participants have won over ninety national and state awards including two state championships. To expand the City intergenerational experiences a Resolution Directing the Manager to create an intergenerational Chess program that provides for our students from local chess teams teaching chess to adults. Fiscal Impact Proposed Action: Recommend City Council to approve this resolution. Attachment: N/A ADD ON ITEM