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For Immediate Release:
April 21, 2011
Media Contact:
Maurice R. Hernandez

305-378-6677

Chairman Martinez and Commissioner Bell to host town hall meeting on proposed Charter reform

Tuesday, April 26, 2011


Chairman Joe A. Martinez and Commissioner Lynda Bell are inviting Miami-Dade residents to attend a town hall meeting on the proposed Miami-Dade Home Rule Charter amendments. Attendees will be able to share their input on changes they would like to see in the Charter and the proposed amendments that will be on the May 24, 2011 ballot. Representatives from other County departments will also be on hand to assist residents with answering any inquiries.

The meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, April 26, 2011 at the Palmetto Golf Course Recreation Room, 9300 Coral Reef Drive, from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.

"The special election is quickly approaching and it is imperative that voters know how the proposed amendments to the charter can affect the Miami-Dade County Home Rule Charter," said Chairman Martinez.  "As their representatives, it is our duty to make sure the residents have as much information available to so they can make an informed decision."

"I'm pleased to be able to bring this important meeting to my district and encourage residents to take an active role in their County government," said Commissioner Bell. "This is an opportunity for residents to take part in a public forum and learn more about the way their vote affects how their government will run."

For more information, please contact the office of Chairman Martinez at 305-375-5511 or Commissioner Bell at 305-378-6677.

Who:
Miami-Dade County Chairman Joe A. Martinez Miami-Dade County Commissioner Lynda Bell
What:
Town Hall Meeting on Charter Reform
When:
April 26, 2011, 6:30 p.m.- 8:00 p.m.
Where:
Palmetto Golf Course Recreation Room 9300 Coral Reef Drive, Miami