Resolutions - C7 J
|TO:||Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Commission|| |
|FROM:||Raul J. Aguila, Interim City Manager|| |
|DATE:||February 10, 2021|
A RESOLUTION OF THE MAYOR AND CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA, APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF MIAMI BEACH TO RETROACTIVELY ACCEPT DONATIONS FROM THE SAVE FOUNDATION, IN THE AMOUNT OF $32,000, AND LARRY AND HELEN CIMENT, IN THE AMOUNT OF $1,000, FOR THE CITY’S FOOD PANTRY PROGRAM, AND FURTHER AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER, OR HIS DESIGNEE, TO MAKE ANY NECESSARY REIMBURSEMENTS AND/OR EXPENDITURES OF THE AFORESTATED DONATIONS IN FURTHERANCE OF, AND CONSISTENT WITH, THE AFORESTATED EVENT AND PURPOSE.
|Adopt the Resolution.|
The City of Miami Beach is offering food assistance to qualifying residents who have lost their employment and are experiencing food insecurity through the City’s Food Pantry Program. Residents interested in this service may fill out the Food Application Form by visiting https://www.miamibeachfl.gov/food/ where, upon receipt of the application, they will be contacted by the City Administration with a date, time and location for food pick up. An average of 192 Miami Beach households are served weekly through the Food Pantry Program, and the Program does its best to accommodate food packages for vegetarian and kosher households as well.
The City has received donations in a total amount of $33,500 for its Food Pantry Program from the SAVE Foundation ($32,000) and Larry and Helen Ciment ($1,000).
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The City Administration recommends that the City Commission retroactively approve and authorize the City’s acceptance of the aforestated donations, and authorize the City Manager, or his designee, to make any necessary reimbursements and/or expenditures of the aforestated donation in furtherance of, and consistent with, the aforestated event and purpose.
|Is this a "Residents Right to Know" item, pursuant to City Code Section 2-14?|| ||Does this item utilize G.O. Bond Funds?|
|No|| ||No|| |
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