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File Number: 132252
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File Number: 132252 File Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: 14-02 Control: Board of County Commissioners
File Name: BCC RULES SECTION 2-1 MILLAGE RATE Introduced: 11/6/2013
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 1/22/2014
Agenda Date: 1/22/2014 Agenda Item Number: 7A
Notes: BCC RULES Title: ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE RULES OF PROCEDURE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS; AMENDING SECTION 2-1 OF THE CODE OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA TO REQUIRE A SEPARATE VOTE FOR APPROVAL OF EACH MILLAGE RATE LEVIED BY THE COUNTY AT THE TIME THE BOARD CONSIDERS THE MILLAGE RATES TO BE INCLUDED IN THE TRUTH IN MILLAGE (TRIM) NOTICE TO TAXPAYERS AND APPROVAL OF MILLAGE RATES AT ITS ANNUAL PUBLIC BUDGET HEARINGS; PROVIDING SEVERABILITY, INCLUSION IN THE CODE, AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE
Indexes: RULES OF PROCEDURE
Sponsors: Bruno A. Barreiro, Prime Sponsor
  Esteban L. Bovo, Jr., Co-Sponsor
  Jose "Pepe" Diaz, Co-Sponsor
  Audrey M. Edmonson, Co-Sponsor
  Sally A. Heyman, Co-Sponsor
  Rebeca Sosa, Co-Sponsor
  Xavier L. Suarez, 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 1/22/2014 7A Adopted P
REPORT: First Assistant County Attorney Abigail Price-Williams read the foregoing proposed ordinance into the record. Chairwoman Sosa advised that upon consideration of this and each subsequent item, the floor would be open and anyone wishing to speak should come forward. Hearing no questions or comments, the Board proceeded to vote.

Finance Committee 12/10/2013 1F1 Forwarded to BCC with a favorable recommendation P
REPORT: Assistant County Attorney Geri Bonzon-Keenan read the foregoing proposed ordinance into the record. Chairman Bovo relinquished the floor to Commissioner Heyman. Acting Chairwoman Heyman opened the public hearing on the foregoing proposed ordinance. Acting Chairwoman Heyman closed the public hearing after no one appeared wishing to speak. Hearing no questions or comments, the Committee members proceeded to vote on this proposed ordinance, as presented. Chairman Bovo resumed the Chair. Commissioner Heyman asked to be listed as a co-sponsor.

Board of County Commissioners 11/19/2013 Tentatively scheduled for a public hearing Finance Committee 12/10/2013

Board of County Commissioners 11/19/2013 4A Adopted on first reading 12/10/2014 P
REPORT: The foregoing proposed ordinance was adopted on first reading and scheduled for public hearing before the Finance Committee on December 10, 2013 at 9:30 a.m.

County Attorney 11/6/2013 Referred Finance Committee 12/10/2013

County Attorney 11/6/2013 Assigned Geri Bonzon-Keenan 11/8/2013

Legislative Text


TITLE
ORDINANCE RELATING TO THE RULES OF PROCEDURE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS; AMENDING SECTION 2-1 OF THE CODE OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA TO REQUIRE A SEPARATE VOTE FOR APPROVAL OF EACH MILLAGE RATE LEVIED BY THE COUNTY AT THE TIME THE BOARD CONSIDERS THE MILLAGE RATES TO BE INCLUDED IN THE TRUTH IN MILLAGE (TRIM) NOTICE TO TAXPAYERS AND APPROVAL OF MILLAGE RATES AT ITS ANNUAL PUBLIC BUDGET HEARINGS; 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
Sec. 2-1. RULES OF PROCEDURE OF COUNTY COMMISSION

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PART 9. ADDITIONAL ORDINANCES PRESCRIBING COUNTY COMMISSION PROCEDURE

Rule 9.01. ANNUAL BUDGET.


>>(a)<
>>(b) The Board shall adopt its proposed millage rates for use in the preparation of the truth in millage (TRIM) notice of proposed property taxes by separate resolution for each of the following rates:

(1) Countywide General Fund;
(2) Unincorporated Municipal Service Area;
(3) Miami-Dade Fire and Rescue Service District for operating purposes;
(4) Miami-Dade Library System for operating purposes;
(5) Countywide bonded debt service; and
(6) Miami-Dade Fire and Rescue Service District bonded debt service.

The date, time, and place at which the annual public hearings are scheduled shall be approved by motion or set forth in a separate resolution adopted by the Board.

(c) The Board shall adopt millage rates at the first and second budget hearing by a separate vote for each millage rate. The Board’s adoption of each proposed millage rate at the first budget hearing and each final millage rate at the second budget hearing shall be by separate ordinance for each of the following millage rates:

(1) Countywide General Fund;
(2) Unincorporated Municipal Service Area;
(3) Miami-Dade Fire and Rescue Service District millage for operating purposes;
(4) Miami-Dade Library System millage for operating purposes;
(5) Countywide bonded debt service; and
(6) Miami-Dade Fire and Rescue Service District bonded debt service.<<

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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