October 23, 2018

October 23, 2018

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Miami-Dade County Adopts New P3 Legislation

We previously wrote about Miami-Dade County’s proposed new P3 legislation, both when it was initially proposed, and prior to it being considered by the subcommittee of jurisdiction, the Government Operations Committee.  Last week, the Board of County Commissioners unanimously approved the new ordinance, which will help the County implement a variety of planned and potential P3 projects in the near future, including the planned Civil Courthouse P3.

The ordinance generally tracks and implements the State of Florida’s procedures for procurement of P3 projects, but with some notable additions.  An unsolicited P3 proposal to the County under the new ordinance requires significantly more detail than under the State of Florida’s process, including information on how the project will utilize community-based subcontractors and otherwise benefit the community.  The new ordinance also provides deadlines for the administration to take action on an unsolicited proposal, which helps address the concern of many proposers that their proposal will remain in limbo for an indefinite period of time, and a number of other provisions designed to help move P3 projects forward.

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Albert Dotson, Bilzin Sumberg Law Firm, Real Estate and Land Development Attorney
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Nationally recognized for his work on public-private partnerships (P3), Al's experience includes rail and transit facilities, airports, marinas, sports stadiums, convention centers, healthcare/life sciences facilities, educational institutions, water and sewer facilities, and parking structures.

Al is recognized throughout Florida for his work representing local, national, and international clients in responding to government contract solicitations and defending against, or prosecuting quasi-judicial and judicial bid protests.

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Eric Singer is an Associate in the Government Relations & Land Development Group. His practice focuses on government procurement contracts and the development approval process, including planning and zoning applications, government approvals and permits. Eric also represents clients in quasi-judicial matters and has handled land use cases in state and federal courts at the trial and appellate levels.

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