(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 14, 2012, at 5:30 p.m., at Wilde Community Center, 1701 W. 53rd Terrace, Hialeah, FL 33012. Residents are encouraged to provide their input at the Public Hearing or at www.miamidade.gov/charter. Members of the 2012 Charter Review Task Force will be in attendance at the Public Hearing.
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.