2021-2022 Charter Review Commission to Examine Home Rule Charter

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASETuesday, January 4, 2022 3:04 PM

BREVARD COUNTY, FL. — The public is invited to attend the upcoming meeting of the 2021-2022 Brevard County Charter Review Commission which will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 6, at the Brevard County Government Center, Building C, 3rd Floor, Florida Room, Viera, Florida.

The Brevard County Home Rule Charter requires that every six years a Charter Review Commission be appointed for the purposes of reviewing the existing Charter. The Charter Review Commission is made up of 15 members, three appointees from each of the Brevard County Commissioners to represent their Commission Districts. The Commission has elected Mike Haridopolos as the Chair.

The Charter Review Commission is scheduled to meet on a regular basis until its sunset date of Aug. 12, 2022.

If any individual, group or organization have a desire to comment on the Charter or offer any amendments, you may appear before the Charter Review Commission during Public Comment at any of the scheduled meetings. Due to input and proposals from the public there were three adopted amendments to the charter in November of 2010. Those items were: Charter Amendments Affecting Municipalities (Section 1.8),Citizens process for advising the County Commission (Section 2.9.10) and Analysis of fiscal impact or proposed charter amendment (Section 7.4.2).

Future Charter Review Commission meeting dates, agendas, minutes, and video recordings will be posted on the Brevard County Government website at the following page: https://brevardfl.legistar.com/Calendar.aspx . All meetings are open to the public.

Further information can be found at: http://www.brevardfl.gov/CountyCommission/CountyCharter/ReviewCommission2021-2022

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 286.26, Florida Statutes, persons needing special accommodations or an interpreter to participate in the proceedings, please notify Melissa Brandt no later than 48 hours prior to the meeting at (321) 301-4438.

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