Resolutions - C7 H
|TO:||Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Commission|| |
|FROM:||Alina T. Hudak, City Manager|| |
|DATE:||April 28, 2023|
|SUBJECT:||A RESOLUTION OF THE MAYOR AND CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA, ACCEPTING THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE PUBLIC SAFETY AND NEIGHBORHOOD QUALITY OF LIFE COMMITTEE, MADE AT ITS MARCH 22, 2023 MEETING, TO APPROVE THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A MEMORIAL PLAQUE, LOCATED ON THE BRIDGE AT 17TH STREET AND PURDY AVENUE, IN MEMORY OF COMMISSIONER MARK SAMUELIAN; SETTING A PUBLIC HEARING ON MAY 17, 2023, PURSUANT TO SECTION 82-504 OF THE CITY CODE, TO CONSIDER WHETHER TO APPROVE THE PROPOSED MEMORIAL BY A 5/7TH VOTE; AND DIRECTING THE CITY CLERK TO PROVIDE PUBLIC NOTICE OF A THE HEARING CONSISTENT WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION 82-504 (A)(6).|
|The Administration recommends adopting the Resolution.|
On February 1, 2023, at the request of Commissioner Laura Dominguez, the Mayor and City Commission approved the referral of item C4 R to the Public Safety and Neighborhood Quality of Life Committee (PSNQLC) to discuss and recommend naming a public facility in honor of Commissioner Mark Samuelian.
Commissioner Mark Samuelian served the City of Miami Beach from 2017 until his passing in 2022. Commissioner Samuelian reflected great devotion to the City and its residents. He was an advocate for community engagement and Residents’ Right to Know. Commissioner Samuelian formerly chaired the City’s Sustainability and Resiliency Committee and was a member of the Finance and Economic Resiliency Committee. He also served as past president of Miami Beach United. He is remembered as a man of principle, who served with honor, integrity, and character.
Upon review of the request, the Administration recommends honoring the life and accomplishments of Commissioner Mark Samuelian with a memorial plaque to be installed on the bridge located at 17th Street and Purdy Avenue (the Project). The Project will consist of installation of the commemorative plaque, including design, fabrication, installation, and necessary improvements to the area.
On March 22, 2023, the Public Safety and Neighborhood Quality of Life Committee discussed the item and recommended in favor of establishing a memorial plaque in Commissioner Mark Samuelian’s honor. Pursuant to Section to 82-504 (a) of the City Code, this recommendation is being transmitted to the Mayor and City Commission for consideration and, consistent with the requirements of Section 82-504 (a)(6), setting a public hearing for May 17, 2023.
SUPPORTING SURVEY DATA
|The fiscal impact for this Project is approximately $1,500.00.|
|Funding for this Project has been appropriated in the following account:|
The Administration recommends adopting the Resolution accepting the recommendation of Public Safety and Neighborhood Quality of Life Committee at its March 22, 2023, meeting to establish a memorial plaque in honor of Commissioner Mark Samuelian on the bridge located at 17th Street and Purdy Avenue. Furthermore, said Resolution setting a public hearing on May 17, 2023 to consider whether to approve the proposed memorial by a 5/7ths vote; and directing the City Clerk to provide public notice of the hearing consistent with the requirements of Section 82-504(a)(6) of the City Code.
|Is this a "Residents Right to Know" item, pursuant to City Code Section 2-14?|| ||Does this item utilize G.O. Bond Funds?|
|Yes|| ||No|| |
Facilities and Fleet Management/Public Works
Commissioner Laura Dominguez