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File #: 22-792   
Status: Agenda Ready
In control: TRANSPORTATION DEPARTMENT
On agenda: 5/24/2022 Final action:
Title: MOTION TO APPROVE Broward County's sponsorship of the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) 51st National Meeting & Training Conference to be held July 9 through July 11, 2022, at the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort at the Platinum "Wow" level in the amount of $70,000 plus in-kind services; and authorize the County Administrator to execute any required agreements subject to the approval of the Office of the County Attorney as to legal sufficiency.
Indexes: Established Commission Goals
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - COMTO Sponsorship Package
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Broward County Commission Regular Meeting
Director's Name: Tim Garling (Deputy General Manager)
Department: Transportation

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Requested Action
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MOTION TO APPROVE Broward County's sponsorship of the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials (COMTO) 51st National Meeting & Training Conference to be held July 9 through July 11, 2022, at the Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort at the Platinum "Wow" level in the amount of $70,000 plus in-kind services; and authorize the County Administrator to execute any required agreements subject to the approval of the Office of the County Attorney as to legal sufficiency.

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Why Action is Necessary
In accordance with the Broward County Advantage Marketing Program, co-sponsorships require approval by the Broward County Board of County Commissioners ("Board").

What Action Accomplishes
Approves Broward County's sponsorship and funding with an amount of $70,000 plus in-kind services for the Conference of Minority Transportation Officials 51st National Meeting and Training Conference to be held at the Westin Beach Resort, July 9 - 11, 2022.

Is this Action Goal Related
Yes

Previous Action Taken
None

Summary Explanation/Background
THE FOLLOWING AGENCIES, DEPARTMENTS AND OFFICES (AVIATION, CONVENTION AND VISITORS' BUREAU, PORT EVERGLADES, TRANSPORTATION AND OESBD) RECOMMEND APPROVAL OF THE ABOVE MOTION
This item supports the Board's Values of "Ensuring economic opportunities for Broward's diverse population and businesses"; "Cultivating community culture, arts, recreation and life-long learning"; and "Prominently marketing Broward County as a brand while increasing public understanding of programs and services" and Goals: "Increase the economic strength and impact of revenue-generating County enterprises balancing economic, environmental, and community needs"; "Providing diverse artistic, cultural, educational, and historical amenities and programs that contribute to a vibrant, multi-cultural an...

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