Miami-Dade Legislative Item
File Number: 063082
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File Number: 063082 File Type: Resolution Status: Deferred by the Board
Version: 0 Reference: Control: County Commission
File Name: CHARTER REVIEW TASK FORCE Introduced: 10/26/2006
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action:
Agenda Date: 1/25/2007 Agenda Item Number: 11A4
Notes: Title: RESOLUTION CREATING CHARTER REVIEW TASK FORCE
Indexes: CHARTER REVIEW
  TASK FORCE
Sponsors: Katy Sorenson, 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

Board of County Commissioners 1/25/2007 11A4 Deferred P

Internal Mgmt. & Fiscal Responsibility Committee 12/14/2006 2R Forwarded to BCC with a favorable recommendation P
REPORT: Assistant County Attorney Gerald Sanchez read the foregoing proposed resolution into the record. No discussion was held regarding the foregoing proposed resolution.

Internal Mgmt. & Fiscal Responsibility Committee 11/16/2006 2M Carried over due to cancellation of meeting

County Attorney 10/26/2006 Referred Internal Mgmt. & Fiscal Responsibility Committee 12/14/2006

County Attorney 10/26/2006 Assigned Murray A. Greenberg 10/26/2006

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION CREATING CHARTER REVIEW TASK FORCE

BODY
WHEREAS, Section 8.08 of the Home Rule Charter of Miami-Dade County requires this Board at least once in every five year period to review the Charter and determine whether or not there is a need for revision of the Charter; and
WHEREAS, it has been at least five years from the last review of the Charter and this Board wishes to fulfill its obligation under the Charter,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that:
Section 1. There is hereby created a Charter Review Task Force which shall consist of fourteen members comprised of each County Commissioner and the Mayor, or their respective designee.
Section 2. The Task Force shall review the Home Rule Charter of Miami-Dade County in its entirety and shall prepare and submit to this Board written recommendations setting forth any proposed amendments or revisions to the Charter. In conducting its review, the Task Force should:
a. Study the Final Report of the last Charter Review Task Force, dated July 10, 2001.

b. Invite knowledgeable members of the community to appear and make recommendations.

c. Conduct public hearings at various stages in the review process.

Section 3. All proceedings of the Charter Review Task Force shall be conducted in accordance with the Government in the Sunshine Law (Sec. 286.011 Fla. Stats.) and the Citizens' Bill of Rights of the Miami-Dade County Home Rule Charter. The Task Force shall be deemed an "agency" for the purposes of the Public Records Law (Sec.119 Fla. Stats.).
Section 4. The Task Force shall submit its written recommendations to this Board within ten months from the effective date of this resolution.



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