(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- The Miami-Dade County Charter Review Task Force is conducting a Public Hearing on Wednesday, June 20, 2012, at 6:00 p.m., at the Stephen P. Clark Center, located at 111 NW 1st Street, 2nd Floor Commission Chambers, which will allow for public input on the Task Force Recommendations Report http://www.miamidade.gov/charter/library/2012-charter-review-task-force-recommendations.pdf . The Public Hearing will begin following the conclusion of the scheduled Charter Review Task Force meeting.
Residents are encouraged to comment on the Task Force Recommendations in person at the Public Hearing, or at http://www.miamidade.gov/charter/contact.asp. Participants will also be able to email their input to Charter@miamidade.gov or call (305) 375-1400 during the Public Hearing, if they are unable to attend. The Public Hearing will be broadcast on cable on Miami-Dade TV and also available via webcast at http://miamidade.gov/wps/portal/Main/webcasting.
The Cultural Center Garage located at 50 NW 2nd Avenue will be open for those attending 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.