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File Number: 093343
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File Number: 093343 File Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
Version: 0 Reference: 10-17 Control: Board of County Commissioners
File Name: RULES OF PROCEDURES RE: AMENDING SECTION 2-1 Introduced: 12/23/2009
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 3/2/2010
Agenda Date: 3/2/2010 Agenda Item Number: 7A
Notes: RULE OF PROCEDURES Title: ORDINANCE RELATING TO RULES OF PROCEDURE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS; AMENDING SECTION 2-1 OF THE CODE OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, TO PROVIDE THAT RESOLUTIONS TAKING A POSITION OR SEEKING DIRECTION FROM THE BOARD ON LEGISLATION OR ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION AT THE FEDERAL, STATE OR LOCAL LEVEL ARE EXEMPT FROM COMMITTEE REVIEW; PROVIDING SEVERABILITY, INCLUSION IN THE CODE, AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE
Indexes: RULES OF PROCEDURE
Sponsors: Rebeca Sosa, Prime Sponsor
  Sally A. Heyman, Co-Sponsor
  Sen. Javier D. Souto, 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 3/2/2010 7A Adopted P
REPORT: County Attorney Robert Cuevas read the foregoing proposed ordinance into the record. Commissioner Sosa stated she brought this proposed ordinance forth to ensure information was provided to Washington D.C. and Tallahassee in an expedient way. The Board proceeded to vote on this proposed ordinance as presented.

Health, Public Safety & Intergovernmental Cmte 2/11/2010 2B Forwarded to BCC with a favorable recommendation P
REPORT: Assistant County Attorney Gerald Sanchez read the foregoing proposed ordinance into the record. Vice Chairwoman Sosa relinquished the Chair to Commissioner Diaz. Commissioner Sosa stated that this proposed ordinance would allow the County Commission to act expeditiously on issues at the federal, state or local level without committee review. Hearing no objection, the Committee proceeded to vote on this proposed ordinance as presented.

Board of County Commissioners 1/21/2010 Tentatively scheduled for a public hearing Health, Public Safety & Intergovernmental Cmte 2/11/2010

Board of County Commissioners 1/21/2010 4C Adopted on first reading 2/11/2010 P
REPORT: First Assistant County Attorney Abigail Price-Williams read the foregoing ordinance into the record. Hearing no further questions or comments, the Board proceeded to vote on the foregoing ordinance as presented. The foregoing ordinance was adopted on first reading and set for a public hearing before the Health, Public Safety and Intergovernmental Committee on Thursday, February 11, 2010 at 2:00 p.m.

County Attorney 12/23/2009 Referred Health and Public Safety Committee 2/11/2010

County Attorney 12/23/2009 Assigned Jess M. McCarty

Legislative Text


TITLE
ORDINANCE RELATING TO RULES OF PROCEDURE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS; AMENDING SECTION 2-1 OF THE CODE OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, TO PROVIDE THAT RESOLUTIONS TAKING A POSITION OR SEEKING DIRECTION FROM THE BOARD ON LEGISLATION OR ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION AT THE FEDERAL, STATE OR LOCAL LEVEL ARE 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:
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, resolutions recommending the acceleration and deceleration of Building Better Communities General Obligation Bond Program funding of projects using unspent bond proceeds, including interest earnings and premium funds, resolutions urging an entity or person to take stated action>>, resolutions taking a position or seeking direction from the Board on legislation or administrative action at the federal, state or local level<<, resolutions related to contract lobbyist conflict waiver requests 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.

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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.



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