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File #: 22-751   
Status: Agenda Ready
In control: REQUEST TO SET FOR PUBLIC HEARING
On agenda: 5/24/2022 Final action:
Title: MOTION TO ADOPT Resolution directing the County Administrator to publish Notice of Public Hearing to be held on June 7, 2022, at 10:00 a.m., in Room 422 of the Governmental Center to consider enactment of a proposed Ordinance, the title of which is as follows: AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA, PERTAINING TO EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES; AMENDING VARIOUS SECTIONS OF CHAPTER 31/2 OF THE BROWARD COUNTY CODE OF ORDINANCES ("CODE"); ADDING A NEW CLASSIFICATION OF SERVICE; AMENDING APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT SERVICE; AMENDING PERSONNEL REQUIREMENTS AND RULES AND REGULATIONS; AND PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY, INCLUSION IN THE CODE, AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (Sponsored by Vice-Mayor Lamar P. Fisher)
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - Copy of Resolution to Publish Notice of Public Hearing, 2. Exhibit 2 - Copy of Proposed Ordinance
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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 directing the County Administrator to publish Notice of Public Hearing to be held on June 7, 2022, at 10:00 a.m., in Room 422 of the Governmental Center to consider enactment of a proposed Ordinance, the title of which is as follows:

AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA, PERTAINING TO EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES; AMENDING VARIOUS SECTIONS OF CHAPTER 31/2 OF THE BROWARD COUNTY CODE OF ORDINANCES ("CODE"); ADDING A NEW CLASSIFICATION OF SERVICE; AMENDING APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS FOR ADVANCED LIFE SUPPORT SERVICE; AMENDING PERSONNEL REQUIREMENTS AND RULES AND REGULATIONS; AND PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY, INCLUSION IN THE CODE, AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
(Sponsored by Vice-Mayor Lamar P. Fisher)

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Why Action is Necessary
The proposed Ordinance was prepared by the Office of the County Attorney at the direction of the Board of County Commissioners at its meeting of December 14, 2021.

What Action Accomplishes
Enables the setting of a public hearing during which the Board may consider enacting the proposed Ordinance.

Is this Action Goal Related
No

Previous Action Taken


Summary Explanation/Background
Chapter 31/2 of the Broward County Code of Ordinances ("Code") requires that every person or entity (including governmental) that provides Advanced Life Support ("ALS") and Basic Life Support ("BLS") service within Broward County must obtain a certificate of public convenience and necessity ("certificate") from Broward County. The Code currently provides four classifications of service: (1) Class 1 - ALS rescue; (2) Class 2 - ALS transfer; (3) Class 3 - BLS transport; and (4) Class 4 - ALS air rescue.

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