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File Number: 100282
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File Number: 100282 File Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
Version: 0 Reference: 10-30 Control: Board of County Commissioners
File Name: AMEND CH 25A TO ADD DEAN, FIU SCHOOL OF MEDICINE Introduced: 2/2/2010
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 5/4/2010
Agenda Date: 5/4/2010 Agenda Item Number: 7E
Notes: Title: ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 25A OF THE CODE OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RELATING TO THE GOVERNING BOARD OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH TRUST; ADDING DEAN, FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AS NON-VOTING, EX OFFICIO MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES; PROVIDING SEVERABILITY, INCLUSION IN THE CODE AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE
Indexes: AMENDING CODE
  PUBLIC HEALTH TRUST
Sponsors: Joe A. Martinez, Prime Sponsor
  Bruno A. Barreiro, Co-Sponsor
  Jose "Pepe" Diaz, Co-Sponsor
  Audrey M. Edmonson, Co-Sponsor
  Carlos A. Gimenez, Co-Sponsor
  Sally A. Heyman, Co-Sponsor
  Barbara J. Jordan, Co-Sponsor
  Dorrin D. Rolle, Co-Sponsor
  Rebeca Sosa, 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 5/4/2010 7E Adopted P
REPORT: First Assistant County Attorney Abigail Price-Williams read the foregoing proposed ordinance into the record. Commissioner Seijas noted that the Dean of the Florida International University School of Medicine (FIUSM) would be governed by the Sunshine Law by making him/her an ex-officio member of the Public Health Trust Board of Trustees (PHTB). Commissioner Martinez responded that this proposed ordinance was created at the request of the FIUSM and they were aware of the requirements for serving on the PHTB. He noted that the University of Miami, School of Medicine’s Dean was already a member of the PHTB and FIUSM desired to be included in the countywide healthcare reform efforts. There being no further questions or comments, the Commission proceeded to vote.

Health, Public Safety & Intergovernmental Cmte 4/15/2010 2H Forwarded to BCC with a favorable recommendation P
REPORT: Assistant County Attorney Valda Christian read the foregoing proposed ordinance into the record. Vice Chairwoman Sosa opened the public hearing. After hearing no one wishing to speak, Vice Chairwoman Sosa closed the public hearing. Vice Chairwoman Sosa and Commissioners Barreiro, Diaz, Rolle and Souto asked to be listed as cosponsors on this proposed ordinance. Assistant County Attorney Christian advised the Committee members of Commissioner Gimenez’ request to be listed as a cosponsor as well. The Committee proceeded to vote on this proposed ordinance as presented.

County Attorney 3/19/2010 Referred Health, Public Safety & Intergovernmental Cmte 4/15/2010

Board of County Commissioners 2/18/2010 Tentatively scheduled for a public hearing Health, Public Safety & Intergovernmental Cmte 3/11/2010

Board of County Commissioners 2/18/2010 4B Adopted on first reading 3/11/2010 P
REPORT: First Assistant County Attorney Abigail Price-Williams read the foregoing proposed ordinance into the record. Hearing no questions or comments, the foregoing proposed ordinance was adopted on first reading and set for public hearing before the Health, Public Safety and Intergovernmental Committee on March 11, 2010.

County Attorney 2/2/2010 Referred Health, Public Safety & Intergovernmental Cmte 3/11/2010

County Attorney 2/2/2010 Assigned Eugene Shy 2/10/2010

Legislative Text





TITLE
ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 25A OF THE CODE OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, RELATING TO THE GOVERNING BOARD OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH TRUST; ADDING DEAN, FLORIDA INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AS NON-VOTING, EX OFFICIO MEMBER OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES; 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. Chapter 25A of the Code of Miami-Dade County, Florida, is hereby amended as follows:1
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Section 25A-3. Governing body.

(a) Composition. The governing body of the Trust shall be a Board of Trustees composed of seventeen (17) voting members none of whom shall be employees of the Trust. The voting membership shall include a member of the University of Miami Board of Trustees. In addition, the voting membership shall include the Chairperson of the Board of County Commissioners and a Commissioner designated by the Chairperson, or, alternatively, in his or her discretion, the Chairperson of the Board of County Commissioners may designate two (2) Commissioners to serve as voting members. The remaining voting membership shall be selected in accordance with Section 25A-3(d).

Additionally, the following shall be non-voting, ex officio members of the Board of Trustees: the Mayor or his or her designee; the Chief Executive Officer of the Trust; the Director, Office of Countywide Healthcare Planning; the Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs; Dean, University of Miami School of Medicine; >>Dean, Florida International University School of Medicine;<< the Senior Vice President of Patient Care Services; Dean, University of Miami School of Nursing; the President of the Public Health Trust Medical Staff; and one of the Presidents from the local collective bargaining units representing employees of the Trust, who shall be selected by all such unit Presidents.

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Section 2. This ordinance shall supersede those provisions of any existing ordinance, resolution or policy in conflict herewith.
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 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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