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COMMISSION MEMORANDUM

TO:Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Commission 
FROM:Jimmy L. Morales, City Manager 
DATE:June  5, 2019
 



SUBJECT:

A RESOLUTION OF THE MAYOR AND CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA, APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF MIAMI BEACH TO ACCEPT A DONATION FROM TERRANOVA CORPORATION, WITH A TOTAL APPROXIMATE VALUE OF $10,000.00, FOR 500 ORCHIDS, WHICH DONATION SHALL INCLUDE THOSE COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH TERRANOVA CORPORATION PLANTING THE ORCHIDS ON LINCOLN ROAD IN COLLABORATION WITH THE FAIRCHILD TROPICAL GARDENS.


RECOMMENDATION

The Administration recommends adopting the Resolution.

ANALYSIS

Through the Million Orchid Project and National Orchid Garden, Fairchild has been transforming landscapes in Miami and illustrating the great potential of private business and botanic garden partnerships to enhance public spaces.

 

Terranova Corporation, would like to donate approximately $10,000.00 worth of 500 native orchids, planting and maintenance. This donation is to be located on Lincoln Road from Meridian Avenue to Jefferson Avenue. The City and Terranova Corporation, will be establish a plan for the fertilization, monthly services, and periodic health checks to avoid any pests, or plant disease for the donated orchids. Terranova will ensure the maintenance of the orchids for the first year, the City will absorb this responsibility after the first year.  This donation is intended as a pilot program to continue transforming Lincoln Road and its urban landscape while helping restore endangered native orchid species.


CONCLUSION

The Administration recommends that the Mayor and City Commission of the City Of Miami Beach, Florida, approve and authorize the City Of Miami Beach to accept a donation from Terranova Corporation, in the approximate value of $10,000.00, which includes 500 native orchids, planting, and maintenance with the collaboration of Fairchild Tropical Botanical Garden, on Lincoln Road from Meridian Avenue to Jefferson Avenue, and authorizing the City Manager, or his designee, to accept the donation.

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