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Ordinances - R5  V




COMMISSION MEMORANDUM

TO:Honorable Mayor and Members of the City Commission 
FROM:Raul J. Aguila, City Attorney 
DATE:May  17, 2017
 

First Reading

SUBJECT:

RESIDENTS' RIGHT TO KNOW:

AN ORDINANCE OF THE MAYOR AND CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF MIAMI BEACH, FLORIDA, AMENDING CHAPTER 2 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF MIAMI BEACH, ENTITLED "ADMINISTRATION," BY AMENDING ARTICLE li, ENTITLED "CITY COMMISSION," BY CREATING SECTION 2-14 TO BE ENTITLED "RESIDENTS' RIGHT TO KNOW," TO CODIFY THE LEGISLATIVE INTENT OF THIS ORDINANCE, DEFINE MATTERS THAT IMPACT RESIDENTS' QUALITY OF LIFE, PROVIDE THAT THE CITY COMMISSION SHALL ADOPT A PROCESS FOR REGISTERING NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATIONS AND INDIVIDUAL RESIDENTS WHO CHOOSE TO REGISTER, REQUIRE TARGETED ELECTRONIC NEIGHBORHOOD NOTICES FOR MATTERS THAT IMPACT RESIDENTS' QUALITY OF LIFE, ALLOW FOR TIMELY OPPORTUNITIES FOR PUBLIC INPUT, SUPPLEMENT EXISTING PROVISIONS IN THE CITY CODE RELATING TO PROCEDURAL FAIRNESS IN QUASI-JUDICIAL HEARINGS, ALLOW A REGISTERED NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION OR INDIVIDUAL RESIDENT WHO CHOOSES TO REGISTER TO REQUEST DEFERRAL OR RECONSIDERATION OF A MATTER IF SUCH MATTER IS NOT DULY NOTICED PURSUANT TO THIS ORDINANCE, PROVIDE THAT ANY AMENDMENT OR REPEALER OF THIS ORDINANCE SHALL REQUIRE THE AFFIRMATIVE VOTE OF 5/7TH OF THE CITY COMMISSION, DIRECT THE CITY MANAGER OR THE MANAGER'S DESIGNEE TO CONDUCT PERIODIC REVIEW AND PREPARE ANNUAL WRITTEN REPORTS, AND PROVIDE THAT THIS ORDINANCE SHALL BE ADMINISTERED BY THE OFFICE OF THE CITY MANAGER; AND PROVIDING FOR REPEALER, CODIFICATION, SEVERABILITY, AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE.


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Sponsor
Vice-Mayor Kristen Rosen Gonzalez and Commissioner Michael Grieco

ATTACHMENTS:
Description
Memorandum
Option A - Resolution (City Attorney's Recommended Draft)
Option B - Resolution (Requested by Vice-Mayor Rosen Gonzalez and Commissioner Grieco)