GO Bond History

In April 2014, City of Miami Gardens residents approved a $60 million General Obligation bond referendum for park improvements and crime prevention, including purchasing and installing crime prevention equipment, providing facilities for expanding community activities in parks, and renovating, constructing and purchasing parks facilities and land. On May 28, 2014, Council adopted Ordinance No. 2014-09-320, authorizing the borrowing of sixty million dollars ($60,000,000); authorizing the issuance of City of Miami Gardens General Obligation Bonds to pay costs of remodeling, reconstructing, constructing, reconfiguring, retrofitting, furnishing and equipping City parks and parks facilities, purchasing crime prevention equipment for law enforcement assistance via electronic means, providing facilities for expanding community activities in parks, and renovating, constructing and purchasing parks facilities and land for new or expanded parks.The City Council approved the Bond Implementation Plan (BIP) at the February 25, 2015 Council meeting. The BIP was then modified and approved by City Council on December 9, 2015.