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For Immediate Release:
May 04, 2012

Media Contact:
Suzy Trutie

Charter Review Task Force to conduct public hearings on May 7 at Miami Art Museum in Downtown Miami


(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 
The Miami-Dade County Charter Review Task Force is conducting a Public Hearing, which will allow for public input and focused study of possible amendments to the County Charter, on Monday, May 7, 2012, at 5:30 p.m., at Miami Art Museum, 101 W. Flagler Street, Miami, FL 33130.  Residents are encouraged to provide their input at the Public Hearings or at  Members of the 2012 Charter Review Task Force will be in attendance at the Public Hearings.

On March 8, 2012, the Miami-Dade Board of County Commissioners approved Resolution R-253-12 creating a Charter Review Task Force.  The Task Force is charged with reviewing the Home Rule Charter of Miami-Dade County; studying the final report of the 2008 Charter Review Task Force; reviewing amendments submitted to the voters since 2008; inviting knowledgeable members of the community to appear; conducting public hearings; hosting regional public meetings; and providing written recommendations to be presented to the Board of County Commissioners at their July 17, 2012 meeting.

The Task Force consists of 20 members, 13 of the members are appointed by each County Commissioner, one by the Mayor of Miami-Dade County, four by each of the four largest cities in the County, and two by the Miami-Dade League of Cities. 

For more information about the Charter Review Task Force, visit


What:2012 Miami-Dade County Charter Review Task Force Public Hearings

When: May 07, 2012, 5:30 p.m.


Monday, May 7, 2012, 5:30 p.m.
Miami Art Museum
101 W. Flagler Street
Miami, FL 33130

Tuesday, May 8, 2012, 5:30 p.m.
North Dade Regional Library
2455 NW 183rd Street
Miami, FL 33056

Wednesday, May 9, 2012, 5:30 p.m.
West Kendall Regional Library
10201 Hammocks Boulevard
Miami, FL 33196

Thursday, May 10, 2012, 5:30 p.m.
South Dade Regional Library
10750 SW 211th Street
Miami, FL 33189

Friday, May 11, 2012, 5:30 p.m.
Wilde Community Center
1701 W. 53rd Terrace
Hialeah, FL 33012


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