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File Number: 072845
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File Number: 072845 File Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: 07-139 Control: County Commission
File Name: AMEND BCC RULES - OPTIONS TO RENEW Introduced: 9/25/2007
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 10/2/2007
Agenda Date: 10/2/2007 Agenda Item Number: 7C
Notes: Title: ORDINANCE RELATING TO RULES OF PROCEDURE OF THE COUNTY COMMISSION; AMENDING SECTION 2-1 OF THE CODE OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, TO PROVIDE THAT OPTIONS TO RENEW CONTRACTS SHALL BE EXEMPT FROM COMMITTEE REVIEW; PROVIDING SEVERABILITY, INCLUSION IN THE CODE, AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE [SEE ORIGINAL ITEM UNDER FILE NO. 072247]
Indexes: COUNTY COMMISSION RULES
Sponsors: Rebeca Sosa, Prime Sponsor
  Katy Sorenson, Co-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 10/2/2007 7C Adopted P
REPORT: First Assistant County Attorney Abigail Price-Williams read the foregoing proposed ordinance into the record. The public hearing was opened. After no one appeared in response to Chairman Barreiro’s call for persons wishing to be heard the public hearing was closed. Commissioner Jordan asked Ms. Miriam Singer, Director, Department of Procurement Management, to apprise the County Commission of any substantial changes to contracts authorizing the County Administration to exercise an option-to-renew, before the contracts were renewed. Hearing no other questions or comments, the Commission proceeded to vote.

County Attorney 9/25/2007 Assigned Jess M. McCarty 9/25/2007

Budget and Finance Committee 9/11/2007 2AA AMENDED Forwarded to BCC with a favorable recommendation with committee amendment(s) P
REPORT: Assistant County Attorney McCarty read the foregoing proposed resolution into the record. The public hearing was opened. It was closed after no one appeared in response to Vice-Chairman Gimenez’s call for persons wishing to be heard. It was moved by Commissioner Sosa that the foregoing proposed ordinance be forwarded to the County Commission with a favorable recommendation with committee amendment(s) to require a public hearing before the County Commission for option to renew contracts. This motion was seconded by Commissioner Sorenson. Hearing no other questions or comments, the Committee proceeded to vote.

Legislative Text


TITLE
ORDINANCE RELATING TO RULES OF PROCEDURE OF THE COUNTY COMMISSION; AMENDING SECTION 2-1 OF THE CODE OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, TO PROVIDE THAT OPTIONS TO RENEW CONTRACTS SHALL BE EXEMPT FROM COMMITTEE REVIEW; 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 2-1 of the Code of Miami-Dade County, Florida, is hereby amended to read as follows:1
CHAPTER 2. ADMINISTRATION

ARTICLE I. IN GENERAL

Sec. 2-1. Rules of Procedure of County Commission.

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PART 4. COMMITTEES

Rule 4.01 COMMITTEES

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(j) Exceptions to Committee Requirement.

(1) An item that has not been considered by a committee may be placed on the agenda of the county commission if the chairperson of the committee to which the item has been referred requests a waiver in writing and the commission chairperson concurs.

(2) Quasi-judicial items, special taxing districts, ordinances for first reading, consent agenda items, district office fund allocations, special presentations, road codesignations, citizens' presentations, bid protests, settlements>>, options to renew contracts<< and resolutions expressing intent shall be heard directly by the county commission. >>On such items, the public shall have the same rights to participate and be heard at the county commission as they would have received had the item been heard in committee.<<

(3) Whenever the committee of jurisdiction considers a proposed road closing in a commission district where the district commissioner is not a member of the committee of jurisdiction, the County Manager shall notify the commissioner prior to the meeting. Under such circumstances, the committee may only lay the item on the table if the district commissioner attends the commission meeting and states that he or she supports laying the matter on the table.

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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