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2017-207-3312 - 2018 Legislative AgendaRESOLUTION NO. 2017-207-3312 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, ADOPTING THE 2018 LEGISLATIVE AGENDA FOR THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. WHEREAS, Mayor Oliver Gilbert proposes adopting of the 2018 Legislative Agenda, and WHEREAS, the Miami Gardens Charter, Article II Section 2.1 (a)(4) informs that the City Mayor shall be the official designated to represent the City in all dealings with governmental entities, and WHEREAS, the legislative agenda has not changed from last year's agenda, which is attached hereto as "Exhibit A", and WHEREAS, the legislative session begins January 9, 2018, and WHEREAS, the legislative agenda outlines the City's priorities and will be used to assist the City's lobbyist in advocating on behalf of the City during the 2018 session, 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 adopts the 2018 Legislative Agenda for the City of Miami Gardens. 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. (H OLIVER GILBERT, III, MAYOR ATTEST: RONETTATAYLOF^MC, CITY CLERK PREPARED BY: SONJA KNIGHTON DICKENS, CITY ATTORNEY SPONSORED BY: MAYOR OLIVER GILBERT, III Moved by: Vice Mayor Ighodaro Seconded by: Counciiwoman Odom and Davis VOTE: 7-0 Mayor Oliver Gilbert, III x (Yes) (No) Vice Mayor Erhabor Ighodaro, Ph.D. x (Yes) (No) Counciiwoman Lisa C. Davis x (Yes) (No) Councilman Rodney Harris ^x (Yes) (No) Counciiwoman Lillie Q. Odom x (Yes) (No) Counciiwoman Felicia Robinson x (Yes) (No) Councilman David Williams Jr x (Yes) (No) Resolution No. 2017-207-3312 Page 2 18605 N.W. 27th Avenue Miami Gardens, Florida 33056 ADD ON ITEM 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 Public Hearing: (Enter X in box) Yes No Yes No Funding Source: 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: Office of the Mayor Short Title: A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, ADOPTING THE 2018 LEGISLATIVE AGENDA FOR THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Staff Summary: Mayor Oliver Gilbert proposes adoptiong of the 2018 Legislative Agenda. The Miami Gardens Charter, Article II Section 2.1 (a)(4) informs that the City Mayor shall be the official designated to represent the City in all dealing with governmental entities. The legislative agenda has not chaged from last years agenda. The legislative session begins January 9, 2018, and the City’s Lobbyest need direction. Fiscal Impact Proposed Action: Recommend City Council to approve this resolution. Attachment: N/A