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File #: 2019-03    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/3/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/17/2019 Final action: 1/17/2019
Enactment date: 1/24/2019 Enactment #: 2019-03
Title: RESOLUTION NO. 2019-03 - REQUESTING MEMBERS OF THE FLORIDA LEGISLATURE TO CONSIDER NAMING THE NEW PENSACOLA BAY BRIDGE THE GENERAL DANIEL "CHAPPIE" JAMES JR. MEMORIAL BRIDGE.
Sponsors: Sherri Myers
Attachments: 1. Resolution No 2019-03

LEGISLATIVE ACTION ITEM

 

SPONSOR:                     City Council Member Sherri Myers

 

SUBJECT:

 

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RESOLUTION NO. 2019-03 - REQUESTING MEMBERS OF THE FLORIDA LEGISLATURE TO CONSIDER NAMING THE NEW PENSACOLA BAY BRIDGE THE GENERAL DANIEL “CHAPPIE” JAMES JR. MEMORIAL BRIDGE.                     

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RECOMMENDATION:

 

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That City Council adopt Resolution  No.  2019-03:

 

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PENSACOLA, FLORIDA REQUESTING MEMBERS OF THE FLORIDA LEGISLATURE TO CONSIDER NAMING THE NEW PENSACOLA BAY BRIDGE THE GENERAL DANIEL “CHAPPIE” JAMES, JR.  MEMORIAL BRIDGE

 

 

 

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HEARING REQUIRED:    No Hearing Required      

 

SUMMARY:

 

As the first phase of the new Pensacola Bay Bridge nears completion, this Resolution seeks to encourage members of the Florida Legislature to consider naming the bridge The General Daniel “Chappie” James Jr. Memorial Bridge during the 2019 legislative session.

 

If approved, a copy of the Resolution will be provided to the Senate President, the Speaker of the House and members of the local Legislative Delegation.

 

Due to General “Chappie” James’ many accomplishments and ground breaking endeavors, it is fitting that the Florida Legislature consider naming the new bridge after him.

 

PRIOR ACTION:                     

 

None

 

FUNDING:                     

 

N/A

 

FINANCIAL IMPACT:

                     

None

 

STAFF CONTACT:

 

Don Kraher, Council Executive

 

ATTACHMENTS:

 

1)                     Resolution No. 2019-03

 

PRESENTATION:     No