Miami-Dade Legislative Item
File Number: 060787
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File Number: 060787 File Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
Version: 0 Reference: Control: Community Outreach, Safety & Healthcare Admin Cmte
File Name: ORDINANCE AMENDING RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT Introduced: 3/9/2006
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 4/11/2006
Agenda Date: 3/21/2006 Agenda Item Number: 4H
Notes: Title: ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 2-11.17 OF THE CODE OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING MIAMI-DADE POLICE DEPARTMENT AND MIAMI-DADE FIRE DEPARTMENT TO EXEMPT DISPATCHERS FROM RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT PROVIDING SEVERABILITY, INCLUSION IN THE CODE, AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE
Indexes: FIRE RESCUE SERVICES
  POLICE
  RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT
Sponsors: Joe A. Martinez, Prime Sponsor
  Sally A. Heyman, Co-Sponsor
Sunset Provision: No Effective Date: Expiration Date:
Registered Lobbyist: None Listed


Legislative History

Acting Body Date Agenda Item Action Sent To Due Date Returned Pass/Fail

Community Outreach, Safety & Healthcare Admin Cmte 4/11/2006 2E Withdrawn
REPORT: See Agenda Item No. 2E Substitute (Legislative File No. 061136).

Board of County Commissioners 3/21/2006 Scheduled for a public hearing Community Outreach, Safety & Healthcare Admin Cmte 4/11/2006

Board of County Commissioners 3/21/2006 4H Adopted on first reading 4/11/2006 P
REPORT: It was moved by Commissioner Heyman that the foregoing proposed ordinance be adopted on first reading. This motion was seconded by Commissioner Sorenson. In response to Commissioner Seijas’ request, Chairman Martinez waived the Board's rules in order to allow discussion on the foregoing item. Commissioner Seijas noted she was willing to vote “yes” on the foregoing proposed ordinance because she thought it was appropriate, but follow-up was needed with all other departments that had as much need as Miami-Dade Fire Rescue and Miami-Dade Police Departments. Hearing no other discussion, the Board proceeded to vote on the foregoing proposed ordinance. The foregoing proposed ordinance was set for public hearing before the Community Outreach Safety and Healthcare Administration Committee for April 11, 2006.

County Attorney 3/9/2006 Referred Community Outreach, Safety & Healthcare Admin Cmte 4/11/2006

County Attorney 3/9/2006 Assigned William X. Candela 3/9/2006

Legislative Text


TITLE
ORDINANCE AMENDING SECTION 2-11.17 OF THE CODE OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING MIAMI-DADE POLICE DEPARTMENT AND MIAMI-DADE FIRE RESCUE DEPARTMENT TO EXEMPT DISPATCHERS FROM RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT PROVIDING SEVERABILITY, INCLUSION IN THE CODE, AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE

BODY
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA:
Section 1. Section 2-11.17 of the Code of Miami-Dade County, Florida, is hereby amended to read as follows:1
Sec. 2-11.17. Residency condition for new employees.
1. As of the effective date of this section, no person shall be newly employed by Miami-Dade County or any of its authorities, agencies or instrumentalities unless resident in Miami-Dade County or unless prepared to sign a covenant that he or she will move to Miami-Dade County within fifteen (15) months of employment by the County.
2. All employees of Miami-Dade County hired after the effective date of this section shall maintain their domicile and principal place of residence within the corporate limits of Miami-Dade County during the period of their employment with Miami-Dade County.
3. Any employee of Miami-Dade County hired after the effective date of this section that does not at all times during such employment maintain his or her domicile and principal place of residence in Miami-Dade County may be dismissed from County service. Newly hired employees who fail to establish residence in Miami-Dade County within fifteen (15) months, will not be eligible to request a residency waiver.
4. This provision shall not be construed to deprive any employee of rights provided by a collective bargaining agreement.
5. The County Manager is authorized to waive the residency requirements for humanitarian reasons. Humanitarian reasons, include, but are not limited to, events that may lead to serious disruption to an employee's family care arrangement, or an immediate family member's health care, special educational or therapeutically dependent care needs.
6. Quarterly, the County Manager shall submit to the County Commission a list of waivers granted and the reasons for said waivers.
7. The Building Department is authorized to hire plans examiners and building inspectors in all trades who reside in Broward County. New employees in these job classifications will not be required to move to Miami-Dade County.
8. The Aviation Department is authorized to hire non Miami-Dade County residents to work only at the Dade-Collier Training and Transition Airport (TNT).
9. All sworn classifications within the Corrections & Rehabilitation Department, Miami-Dade Fire Department and Miami-Dade Police Department will be exempt from the residency requirement. >>All dispatchers within the Miami-Dade Police Department and Miami-Dade Fire Department will be exempt from the residency requirement.<<
Section 2. If any section, subsection, sentence, clause or provision of this ordinance is held invalid, the remainder of this ordinance shall not be affected by such invalidity.
Section 3. It is the intention of the Board of County Commissioners, and it is hereby ordained that the provisions of this ordinance, including any sunset provision, shall become and be made a part of the Code of Miami-Dade County, Florida. The sections of this ordinance may
be renumbered or relettered to accomplish such intention, and the word "ordinance" may be changed to "section," "article," or other appropriate word.
Section 4. This ordinance shall become effective ten (10) days after the date of enactment unless vetoed by the Mayor, and if vetoed, shall become effective only upon an override by this Board.
1 Words stricken through and/or [[double bracketed]] shall be deleted. Words underscored and/or >>double arrowed<< constitute the amendment proposed. Remaining provisions are now in effect and remain unchanged.



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