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Miami-Dade County Charter Amendments, the Long Breakdown

October 26, 2018

Back in April we gave you a rundown of the proposed referenda the County Commission were considering for inclusion on the November ballot. That 300-page document has since been whittled down to six ballot measures. Unlike the statewide ballot amendments, which need a supermajority 60% of voters approval to become law, these referenda only need…
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June Commission Digest

July 8, 2018

Many important decisions were made in June by the commission, from green-lighting highway expansion westward to potentially forming a new city near Aventura. Read on for a breakdown of the major items that came before the commission in June. Commissioner Jordan’s amendment to the living wage ordinance, which would have required a living wage for employees…
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Charter Task Force Update

July 8, 2018

On June 5th the commission accepted the Charter Task Force report and met June 26th for a special hearing on what the commission wanted to advance to the ballot for voters to decide on. Below is each proposed recommendation along with the commission’s vote. For more details on the proposed amendments read our article breaking…
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