On January 15, 2020, the City Commission agreed and directed staff to expand the footprint of the Miami Beach City Hall Early Voting location by installing a tent to adequately house voting equipment and voting stations for the March 17, 2020, Presidential Preference Primary Election. The Elite Tent Company has provided an invoice for the tent’s rental, installation, power generators, electrical wiring, lighting, and air-conditioning from February 21, 2020 through March 17, 2020 at: $10,195.00.
In addition to the tent, the City will have to provide security from February 21, 2020 through March 17, 2020 to ensure the tent and voting equipment are not compromised. The cost for security during that time will be: $8,673.66.
The total cost of the tent and security for the March 17, 2020 Presidential Preference Primary Election will be: $18,868.66.