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File #: 20-1114   
Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/4/2020 In control: County Attorney
On agenda: 6/16/2020 Final action:
Title: MOTION TO ADOPT Resolution No. 2020-336 to place a proposed amendment to the Broward County Charter on the ballot for the November 3, 2020, General Election, amending Section 11.01 of the Broward County Charter to establish that County ordinances with respect to regional facilities intended to serve a public purpose prevail over contrary Municipal ordinances, the title of which is as follows: A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA, PROVIDING FOR A REFERENDUM ELECTION TO BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 3, 2020, THE DATE OF THE GENERAL ELECTION, TO DETERMINE WHETHER TO AMEND THE BROWARD COUNTY CHARTER TO PROVIDE THAT, WITH REGARD TO DEVELOPMENT OF COUNTY PROPERTY FOR REGIONAL FACILITIES INTENDED TO SERVE A PUBLIC PURPOSE, COUNTY ORDINANCES SHALL PREVAIL OVER MUNICIPAL ORDINANCES TO ENSURE THAT NECESSARY REGIONAL FACILITIES, INCLUDING THOSE NECESSARY TO IMPLEMENT THE SURTAX FUNDED PLAN TO DRAMATICALLY IMPROVE TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS, CAN BE DEVELOPED IN A MANNER...
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - Copy of Proposed Resolution, 2. Additional Material - Information, 3. Additional Material - Information, 4. Additional Material - Information, 5. Additional Material - Information, 6. Additional Material - Information, 7. Additional Material - Information
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Broward County Commission Regular Meeting
Director's Name: Andrew J. Meyers
Department: County Attorney

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Requested Action
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MOTION TO ADOPT Resolution No. 2020-336 to place a proposed amendment to the Broward County Charter on the ballot for the November 3, 2020, General Election, amending Section 11.01 of the Broward County Charter to establish that County ordinances with respect to regional facilities intended to serve a public purpose prevail over contrary Municipal ordinances, the title of which is as follows:

A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA, PROVIDING FOR A REFERENDUM ELECTION TO BE HELD ON NOVEMBER 3, 2020, THE DATE OF THE GENERAL ELECTION, TO DETERMINE WHETHER TO AMEND THE BROWARD COUNTY CHARTER TO PROVIDE THAT, WITH REGARD TO DEVELOPMENT OF COUNTY PROPERTY FOR REGIONAL FACILITIES INTENDED TO SERVE A PUBLIC PURPOSE, COUNTY ORDINANCES SHALL PREVAIL OVER MUNICIPAL ORDINANCES TO ENSURE THAT NECESSARY REGIONAL FACILITIES, INCLUDING THOSE NECESSARY TO IMPLEMENT THE SURTAX FUNDED PLAN TO DRAMATICALLY IMPROVE TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS, CAN BE DEVELOPED IN A MANNER TO BENEFIT RESIDENTS COUNTYWIDE; AND PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

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Why Action is Necessary
The Broward County Charter authorizes the County Commission to propose amendments to the Broward County Charter, subject to referendum of the general electorate.

What Action Accomplishes
Places a referendum on the ballot, which if approved by the voters would amend the Broward County Charter.

Is this Action Goal Related
No

Previous Action Taken


Summary Explanation/Background
The proposed Resolution sets forth an amendment to the Broward County Charter that, if approved by the Broward County electorate during the 2020 General Election, would establish that Broward County ordinances with respect to the development, on County property, of regional facilities intended to serve a public purpose would prevail o...

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