Miami-Dade Charter Review Task Force To Hold First Public Meeting

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MIAMI (CBSMiami) — The Miami-Dade Charter Review Task Force will hold its first in a series of public hearings on Monday.

The meetings give the public an opportunity to give their input about possible amendments to the County Charter.

The Charter Review Task Force was created to review the county’s rules and amendments.

Some concerns expected to be discussed are about term limits, commissioner salaries, and Jackson Health Systems and its financial issues.

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.

Monday’s hearing begins at 5:30 p.m. at the Miami Art Museum, located at 101 W. Flagler Street.

Residents are encouraged to provide their input at the Public Hearings or at www.miamidade.gov/charter.

Here’s a list of other public hearings taking place this week:

Tuesday, May 8, 2012, 5:30 p.m.

  • North Dade Regional Library
  • 2455 NW 183rd Street
  • Miami, FL 33056

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

Friday, May 11, 2012, 5:30 p.m.

  • Wilde Community Center
  • W. 53rd Terrace
  • Hialeah, FL 33012
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