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File #: 22-717   
Status: Agenda Ready
In control: PORT EVERGLADES DEPARTMENT
On agenda: 5/24/2022 Final action:
Title: A. MOTION TO APPROVE waiver of dockage fees in an amount not to exceed $50,000 for the USS FORT LAUDERDALE while at Port Everglades for commissioning events scheduled from July 25, 2022, through August 1, 2022. ACTION: (T-10:29 AM) Approved. VOTE: 8-0. Commissioner Ryan was not present. B. MOTION TO APPROVE waiver of bus fares for military personnel from the USS FORT LAUDERDALE riding on Broward County Transit buses during the period from July 25, 2022, through August 1, 2022. ACTION: (T-10:29 AM) Approved. VOTE: 8-0. Commissioner Ryan was not present.
Indexes: Established Commission Goals
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - USS FORT LAUDERDALE Commissioning Media Release, 2. Exhibit 2 - USS FORT LAUDERDALE Dockage Waiver Request, 3. Exhibit 3 - USS FORT LAUDERDALE Bus Fare Waiver Request
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Broward County Commission Regular Meeting
Director's Name: Jonathan Daniels
Department: Port Everglades Division: Operations

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Requested Action
title
A. MOTION TO APPROVE waiver of dockage fees in an amount not to exceed $50,000 for the USS FORT LAUDERDALE while at Port Everglades for commissioning events scheduled from July 25, 2022, through August 1, 2022.

ACTION: (T-10:29 AM) Approved.

VOTE: 8-0. Commissioner Ryan was not present.

B. MOTION TO APPROVE waiver of bus fares for military personnel from the USS FORT LAUDERDALE riding on Broward County Transit buses during the period from July 25, 2022, through August 1, 2022.

ACTION: (T-10:29 AM) Approved.

VOTE: 8-0. Commissioner Ryan was not present.


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Why Action is Necessary
A. Pursuant to Port Everglades Tariff No. 12, Item 940, waiver of dockage charges in excess of $10,000 requires Broward County Board of County Commissioners ("Board") approval.

B. Board approval is required to waive the fares set forth in Section 41.01 of the Broward County Administrative Code.

What Action Accomplishes
A. Waives ship dockage fees for the USS FORT LAUDERDALE during the period that the ship is berthed in Port Everglades for events related to the ship's commissioning.

B. Authorizes the Transit Division to provide free bus service to military personnel from the USS FORT LAUDERDALE while in uniform or presenting a military ID during the ship commissioning period, from July 25, 2022, through August 1, 2022.

Is this Action Goal Related
Yes

Previous Action Taken
None

Summary Explanation/Background
THE PORT EVERGLADES DEPARTMENT AND TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT RECOMMEND APPROVAL.

This action supports the Broward County Board of County Commissioners' ("Board") Value of "Ensuring economic opportunities for Broward's diverse population and businesses" and the Goal to "Increase the economic strength and impact of revenue-generating County enterprises balancing economic, environmental, and commun...

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