|County Commission Rules - Rule 6.05 DECORUM
"Any person making impertinent or slanderous remarks or who becomes boisterous
while addressing the commission, shall be barred from further audience before the
commission by the presiding officer, unless permission to continue or again address the
commission be granted by the majority vote of the commission members present. No
clapping, applauding, heckling or verbal outbursts in support or opposition to a speaker
or his or her remarks shall be permitted. No signs or placards shall be allowed
in the commission chambers. Persons exiting the commission chamber shall do so quietly.
The use of cell phones in the commission chambers is not permitted.
Ringers must be set to silent mode to avoid disruption of proceedings.
Individuals, including those on the dais, must exit the chambers to answer
incoming cell phone calls. County employees may not use cell phone
cameras or take digital pictures from their positions on the dais.
Miami-Dade County provides equal access and equal opportunity and
does not discriminate on the basis of disability in its programs
or services. If you need a sign language interpreter or materials in
accessible format for this event, please contact the Miami-Dade
County Agenda Coordinator’s Office at 305-375-2035 or [email protected] at least five days in advance.
When a resolution or ordinance is placed on the agenda at the request of a
commissioner, the commissioner who requested the preparation of the item shall be
designated as the prime sponsor. Any other commissioner who wishes to sponsor
the resolution or ordinance shall be designated as a co-sponsor.
Pursuant to Rule 5.06(h), where a commissioner is listed as a sponsor, the first
named commissioner is the prime sponsor and all other named commissioners are