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Issues for Study 2007
On August 1, 2007, the Task Force adopted the below 12 issues of study during this charter review process. At its September 5 and 19 meeting, the Task Force further revised this list to include an additional three issues.
- Study of the Sheriff, Tax Collector, Property Appraiser and Supervisor of Elections being elected
- Study of Compensation - Mayor and Board of County Commissioners (BCC)
- Study of Term Limits - BCC or other elected officials
- Study of BCC Composition
- Study of Municipalities and Unincorporated Municipal Service Area (UMSA)
- Creating/Abolishing Municipalities
- Separation of Powers or Responsibilities between the County and municipalities
- Annexation/Incorporation in effort to eliminate UMSA
- Study of Initiative, Referendum, Petition & Recalls
- Study of Balance of Power - Mayor & BCC
- Review Functions of Mayor vs. County Manager
- Review Powers of Commission Auditor
- Study of Procurement Reform
- Study of Lobbying Reform
- Study of Ethics Regulations
- Study of Public Records
- Study of Zoning and Urban Development Boundary (UDB) reform
- Study of the Delineation of Powers and Checks and Balances of the Ethics Commission and the Office of the Inspector General for Inclusion in the Charter
- Study of Any Changes to the Form of County Government be Required to be Placed on the Ballot during a General Election
- Study of Placement in the Charter Language regarding County Employees Convicted of Any Crime Involving a Breach of the Public's Trust be Subject to Forfeiture of his/her Public Salary, Pension Rights and Privileges
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