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File Number: 092133
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File Number: 092133 File Type: Ordinance Status: Amended
Version: 0 Reference: Control: Board of County Commissioners
File Name: ORDINANCE RELATING TO COUNTY BOARDS Introduced: 7/13/2009
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action:
Agenda Date: 11/3/2009 Agenda Item Number: 7A
Notes: SEE 101240 FOR FINAL VERSION AS ADOPTED. Title: ORDINANCE RELATING TO COUNTY BOARDS; AMENDING SECTION 2-11.38.1 OF THE CODE OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, REQUIRING THAT BACKGROUND CHECKS BE PERFORMED BY INSPECTOR GENERAL REGARDING APPLICANTS FOR COUNTY BOARDS; PROVIDING SEVERABILITY, INCLUSION IN THE CODE AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE
Indexes: BACKGROUND CHECKS
  CANDIDATES
  COUNTY BOARDS
  ORDINANCE AMENDING
Sponsors: Audrey M. Edmonson, Prime 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 11/3/2009 7A Amended
REPORT: See Report Under Agenda Item 7A AMENDED, Legislative File No. 101240.

Housing & Community Development Committee 10/14/2009 1G1 Forwarded to BCC with a favorable recommendation P
REPORT: Assistant County Attorney Cynthia Johnson-Stacks read the foregoing proposed ordinance and accompanying supplement into the record. NOTE: During consideration of the motion to set today’s agenda, Ms. Johnson-Stacks noted that Items 1G1 Supplement and 1G3 Supplement had been inverted on today’s agenda, and advised that the information contained in Item 1G1 Supplement was associated with Item 1G3; and the information contained in Item 1G3 Supplement was associated with Item 1G1. Vice-Chairwoman Jordan opened the public hearing, and seeing no one appear wishing to speak in connection with this ordinance, closed the public hearing. There being no questions or comments, the Committee proceeded to vote.

County Attorney 9/11/2009 Referred Housing & Community Development Committee 10/14/2009

Board of County Commissioners 7/21/2009 Tentatively scheduled for a public hearing Housing & Community Development Committee 9/9/2009

Board of County Commissioners 7/21/2009 4G Adopted on first reading 9/9/2009 P
REPORT: The Board adopted the foregoing proposed ordinance on first reading and scheduled the public hearing before the September 9, 2009, Housing and Community Development Committee at 9:30 a.m.

County Attorney 7/13/2009 Referred Housing & Community Development Committee 9/9/2009

County Attorney 7/13/2009 Assigned Gerald K. Sanchez

Legislative Text


TITLE
ORDINANCE RELATING TO COUNTY BOARDS; AMENDING SECTION 2-11.38.1 OF THE CODE OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, REQUIRING THAT BACKGROUND CHECKS BE PERFORMED BY INSPECTOR GENERAL REGARDING APPLICANTS FOR COUNTY BOARDS; 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 2-11.38.1 of the Code of Miami-Dade County, Florida, is hereby amended to read as follows:1
ARTICLE IB. STANDARDS FOR
CREATION AND REVIEW OF BOARDS
GENERALLY

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Sec. 2-11.38.1. Process of appointment.
(a) Vacancies occurring on any board shall be advertised in publications of general circulation. Twice a year advertisements shall appear setting forth a list of all County boards; any special qualifications necessary for membership on the board; and the County telephone number to call for additional information.



(b) Prior to its making appointments to County boards, the Board of County Commissioners shall be furnished >>: (1)<< a list setting forth the qualifications and demographic background of all new candidates for membership[[,]]>>;<< [[along with]] >>(2)<< a list of the qualifications and demographic backgrounds of the present members of the board to which an appointment is being made>>; and (3) a copy of a background check regarding the criminal history, if any, of each applicant performed by the Office of the Inspector General.<<

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Section 2. The provision of this ordinance shall apply to past, present and future members of the Community Councils.
Section 3. 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 4. 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 5. 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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