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September 11, 2006 CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS SPECIAL CITY COUNCIL MINUTES SEPTEMBER 11, 2006 1. CALL TO ORDER/ROLL CALL OF MEMBERS: The City Council for the City of Miami Gardens,Florida,met in Special Session on Monday, September 11,2006,at 12:15 p.m.,in the City Council Chambers, 1515 NW 1670'Street,Building 5, Suite 200, Miami Gardens, Florida. The following members of the City Council were present: Mayor Shirley Gibson, Vice Mayor Oscar Braynon II, and Council members Aaron Campbell Jr., Barbara Watson, Melvin L. Bratton and Ulysses Harvard. Councilwoman Pritchett was not present due to a conflict with her work schedule. Also in attendance were: City Manager Dr. Danny O.Crew,City Attorney Sonja K.Dickens and City Clerk Ronetta Taylor. 2. INVOCATION: Invocation was delivered by Councilman Campbell. 3. PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE: The Pledge of Allegiance was recited in unison. RESOLUTIONS: RESOLUTION NO. 2006-95-441 4A) A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, RELATING TO ELECTION; RATIFYING THE ELECTION RESULTS OF THE GENERAL ELECTION HELD SEPTEMBER 5, 2006, FOR THE PURPOSE OF ELECTING COUNCIL MEMBERS FOR SEATS 2, 3 AND 4; DECLARING RESULTS OF SAID ELECTION; PROVIDING FOR ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS;PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (SPONSORED BY THE CITY CLERK Motion offered by Vice Mayor Braynon,seconded by Councilwoman Watson to approve this item. There being no discussion,this motion passed and carried by a 6-0 vote. Councilman Bratton: Yes Vice Mayor Braynon: Yes Councilman Campbell: Yes Councilman Harvard: Yes Councilwoman Pritchett: Not present Miami Gardens Special City Council Minutes—September 11,2006 Page 1 of 3 Councilwoman Watson: Yes Mayor Gibson: Yes 5. SWEARING IN 5A) Oscar Braynon II —At-Large Council Member —Seat 6 Patricia J. Braynon,mother of Vice Mayor Braynon administered the Oath of Office. Vice Mayor Braynon congratulated his colleagues for their resounding victories and return to office. 5B) Barbara Watson - Residential Area Council Member—Seat 2 Hans Ottinot,City Attorney for the City of Sunny Isles Beach administered the Oath of Office. Councilwoman Watson thanked her husband Alvin Watson for his support during this campaign. She further acknowledged her campaign manager Glen Joseph and her family members for their efforts. She also thanked the voters for returning her to office. 5C) Melvin L.Bratton —Residential Area Council Member—Seat 4 Hans Ottinot,City Attorney for the City of Sunny Isles Beach administered the Oath of Office. Councilman Bratton acknowledged his wife Zolena and campaign Manager Glen Joseph for their hard work during this election process. He further thanked the residents for their confidence and returning him to office. Councilman Campbell congratulated his colleagues for winning the election in their respective residential areas. Councilman Harvard congratulated his colleagues for their election victories. He encouraged the voters to vote November 7,2006. Mayor Gibson congratulated her colleagues for their election victories,and thanked the voters for returning these individuals to office. Manager Crew,City Attorney Dickens and City Clerk Taylor all congratulated the City Council on their election wins. 6. ADJOURNMENT: There being no further business to come before this Body, and upon a motion being duly offered by Councilman Bratton,seconded by Councilman Harvard,the meeting adjourned at 12:30 Miami Gardens Special City Council Minutes—September 11,2006 Page 2 of 3 p.m. Attest: Irl Gibs n, Mayor ZRonetta Taylor, CMC, Clerk Miami Gardens Special City Council Minutes—September 11,2006 Page 3 of 3