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2007 Charter Review Task Force

To fulfill its obligation under the Charter, on April 24, 2007, the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners adopted Resolution R-462-07 creating a Charter Review Task Force. The Task Force was charged with reviewing the Charter and submitting to the Board of County Commissioners recommendations setting forth any proposed amendments or revisions to the Charter.

The Initial Report Adobe PDF of the Charter Review Task Force was provided to the Board of County Commissioners on October 31, 2007, and the Final Report Adobe PDF  of the Charter Review Task Force was provided to the Board of County Commissioners on January 29, 2008.

In conducting its Charter Review, the Task Force:

  • Studied the Final Report of the Charter Review Task Force dated July 10, 2001
  • Invited knowledgeable members of the community to appear and make recommendations
  • Conducted public hearings at various stages in the review process.

Proceedings of the Task Force were conducted in accordance with the Government in the Sunshine Law (FS 286.011) and the Citizens' Bill of Rights of the Miami-Dade County Home Rule Charter.

Task Force Recommendations

This page contains the 2007 Charter Review Task Force's  final recommendations to the Board of County Commissioners regarding the Miami-Dade Home Rule Charter.

Issues for Study

The Task Force adopted 15 issues of study during this Charter Review process, and encouraged public input.

Members

The Task Force was comprised of 21 members including the Mayor and each Board member or his/her designee, as well as designees from the four largest municipalities and three from the Miami-Dade League of Cities. The Chair of the Task Force was selected by the Chair of the Board of County Commissioners.

Meetings, Agendas, & Minutes

This page contains the agendas, minutes and meeting dates for the 2007 Task Force.

2007 Staff Reports

This section contains reports and research from the 2007 Charter Review Task Force.

Video Archives

The video archives page contains videos from the 2007 Charter Review Task Force meetings and workshops.

Board of County Commissioners' Resolutions 2007

View the 2007 Board of County Commissioners' Resolutions pertaining to the Charter Review and the Charter Review Task Force.

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