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File #: 22-565   
Status: Agenda Ready
In control: Resilient Environment - Building Code Division
On agenda: 5/10/2022 Final action:
Title: MOTION TO ADOPT Resolution to place a proposed amendment to the Broward County Charter on the ballot for the November 8, 2022, General Election, amending Section 9.01 of the Broward County Charter relating to the Central Examining Boards for construction trades, 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 8, 2022, TO DETERMINE WHETHER TO AMEND SECTION 9.01 OF THE BROWARD COUNTY CHARTER RELATING TO CENTRAL EXAMINING BOARDS FOR CONSTRUCTION TRADES; AND PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - CEB Charter Amendment Resolution, 2. Exhibit 2 - Estimated Financial Impact of Proposed Charter Amendment
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Broward County Commission Regular Meeting
Director's Name: Leonard Vialpando
Department: Resilient Environment Division: Building Code Division

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Requested Action
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MOTION TO ADOPT Resolution to place a proposed amendment to the Broward County Charter on the ballot for the November 8, 2022, General Election, amending Section 9.01 of the Broward County Charter relating to the Central Examining Boards for construction trades, 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 8, 2022, TO DETERMINE WHETHER TO AMEND SECTION 9.01 OF THE BROWARD COUNTY CHARTER RELATING TO CENTRAL EXAMINING BOARDS FOR CONSTRUCTION TRADES; 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 that, if approved by the voters, would amend the Charter relating to the Central Examining Boards.

Is this Action Goal Related
No

Previous Action Taken
None taken

Summary Explanation/Background
THE RESILIENT ENVIRONMENT DEPARTMENT AND THE BUILDING CODE DIVISION RECOMMEND APPROVAL OF THE ABOVE MOTION.

Section 9.01. of the Broward County Charter (Charter) establishes six Central Examining Boards (CEBs) for construction trades, including a CEB each for Plumbers, General Construction Trades, Mechanical Contractors and Specialty Mechanical Contractors, Engineered Construction Trades, Electricians, and Liquefied Petroleum Gas Contractors. Each of these boards provides for examination and certification of professionals in, and regulation of, its respective construction trade.

In 2021, the Florida Legislature passed, and the Governor signed, Chapter 2021-214 of the Laws of Florida (the Act), which ...

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