(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- The Miami-Dade County Charter Review Task Force is holding a meeting on Wednesday, May 23, 2012, at 9:00 a.m., at the Stephen P. Clark Center, located at 111 NW 1st Street, in Conference Rooms 18-3 and 18-4. Proceedings of the Task Force will be conducted in accordance with the Government in the Sunshine Law (FS 286.011) and the Citizens' Bill of Rights of the Miami-Dade County Home Rule Charter.
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 http://www.miamidade.gov/charter/task-force-2012.asp.