(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- The Miami-Dade County Charter Review Task Force is conducting Public Hearings, which will allow for public input and focused study of possible amendments to the County Charter. Tonight's meeting is taking place at 5:30 p.m., at West Kendall Regional Library, 10201 Hammocks Boulevard, Miami, FL 33196. The Friday, May 11 meeting has been rescheduled to Monday, May 14, at 5:30 p.m., at the same location, Wilde Community Center, 1701 W. 53rd Terrace, Hialeah, FL 33012.
Residents are encouraged to provide their input at the Public Hearings or at www.miamidade.gov/charter. 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 www.miamidade.gov/charter/task-force-2012.asp.
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
New Meeting Information
Monday, May 14, 2012, 5:30 p.m.
Wilde Community Center
W. 53rd Terrace
Hialeah, FL 33012