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New Business and Commission Requests - R9  P




COMMISSION MEMORANDUM

TO:Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Commission 
FROM:Rafael E. Granado, City Clerk 
DATE:October  13, 2021
 



SUBJECT:DISCUSSION REGARDING EXPANDING THE FOOTPRINT OF THE MIAMI BEACH CITY HALL EARLY VOTING LOCATION DURING THE NOVEMBER 2, 2021 MIAMI BEACH GENERAL AND SPECIAL ELECTIONS.

RECOMMENDATION

The City Clerk hereby notifies the City Commission that he will be installing an Air-Conditioned Tent on the First Floor Breezeway of City Hall, in order to provide ample space for voter staging, ensure social distancing, accommodate the elderly and disabled voters, and provide cover from the elements for those in line during Early Voting for the November 2, 2021 Miami Beach General and Special Elections.

ANALYSIS

On November 2, 2021 the City of Miami Beach will hold General and Special Elections.

 

During Early Voting for the General and Special Elections, Miami Beach voters may vote at any of the two City of Miami Beach Early Voting sites, located at:

 

Miami Beach City Hall  North Shore Branch Library 
First Floor Conference Room  Program Room
1700 Convention Center Drive    7501 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139 Miami Beach, FL 33141

 

The Office of the City Clerk will be installing an Air-Conditioned Tent on the First Floor Breezeway of City Hall, in order to provide ample space for voter staging, ensure social distancing, accommodate the elderly and disabled voters, and provide cover from the elements for those in line during Early Voting for the November 2, 2021 Miami Beach General and Special Elections.

 

Miami Beach previously expanded the Early Voting footprint at Miami Beach City Hall during the Presidential Primary Preference Election of March 15, 2016, the Primary Election of August 30, 2016, the General Election of November 8, 2016, the November 6, 2018 General and Miami Beach Special Elections, the Presidential Primary Preference of March 2, 2020, the August 18, 2020 Primary Election, and the November 3, 2020 Presidential and Miami Beach Special Elections.

 

The cost that will be incurred to expand the Early Voting footprint for November 2, 2021 Miami Beach General and Miami Beach Special Election is:

 

AC/Tent Installation - Including Permits    $10,200.00
Security $6,870.18
Total $17,070.18

 

Funds for election related expenses were approved by the City Commission during the FY 21/22 budget cycle.

SUPPORTING SURVEY DATA

N/A

 

CONCLUSION

 

Applicable Area

Citywide
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 
Legislative Tracking
Office of the City Clerk

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