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File #: 22-1000   
Status: Agenda Ready
In control: PUBLIC HEARING
On agenda: 6/14/2022 Final action: 6/14/2022
Title: MOTION TO ENACT Ordinance, the title of which is as follows: AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA, PERTAINING TO COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS AND TRANSPARENCY; AMENDING ARTICLE XVI OF THE BROWARD COUNTY CODE OF ORDINANCES ("CODE"), CREATING SECTIONS 5-221 THROUGH 5-225 OF THE CODE, PROVIDING FOR TITLE, COUNTYWIDE APPLICABILITY, INTENT, FINDINGS, AND PURPOSE; REQUIRING CONDOMINIUM, COOPERATIVE, AND HOMEOWNERS' ASSOCIATIONS TO FILE A WRITTEN REGISTRATION WITH THE COUNTY CONTAINING CERTAIN INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTS; PROVIDING FOR THE CREATION OF A COUNTY-MAINTAINED PUBLICLY ACCESSIBLE, ONLINE DATABASE OF SUCH INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTS; PROVIDING FOR ENFORCEMENT; AND PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY, INCLUSION IN THE CODE, AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE. (Sponsored by Senator Nan H. Rich)
Indexes: Established Commission Goals
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - Copy of Proposed Ordinance, 2. Exhibit 2 - Copy of Proposed Amendment submitted by County Administration (Additional Material Item #18(2) to the May 24, 2022, Board meeting), 3. Exhibit 3 - Copy of Fiscal Impact Statement
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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 ENACT Ordinance, the title of which is as follows:

AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA, PERTAINING TO COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS AND TRANSPARENCY; AMENDING ARTICLE XVI OF THE BROWARD COUNTY CODE OF ORDINANCES ("CODE"), CREATING SECTIONS 5-221 THROUGH 5-225 OF THE CODE, PROVIDING FOR TITLE, COUNTYWIDE APPLICABILITY, INTENT, FINDINGS, AND PURPOSE; REQUIRING CONDOMINIUM, COOPERATIVE, AND HOMEOWNERS' ASSOCIATIONS TO FILE A WRITTEN REGISTRATION WITH THE COUNTY CONTAINING CERTAIN INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTS; PROVIDING FOR THE CREATION OF A COUNTY-MAINTAINED PUBLICLY ACCESSIBLE, ONLINE DATABASE OF SUCH INFORMATION AND DOCUMENTS; PROVIDING FOR ENFORCEMENT; AND PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY, INCLUSION IN THE CODE, AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
(Sponsored by Senator Nan H. Rich)

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Why Action is Necessary
A Resolution directing the County Administrator to publish notice of public hearing to consider enactment of the Ordinance was adopted by the Board of County Commissioners at its meeting of May 24, 2022.

What Action Accomplishes
Allows for the Board's consideration of the proposed Ordinance.

Is this Action Goal Related
Yes

Previous Action Taken


Summary Explanation/Background
This item supports the Board Value, "Offering sustainable, compatible, innovative housing options for all income-levels, including integrated, permanent supportive housing."

Broward County has thousands of residential communities governed by condominium, cooperative, and homeowners' associations ("Community Associations"), the number of which is expected to continue increasing as new developments are constructed in the County. These Community Associations are governed under Chapters 718, 719, and 720 of the Florida Statutes.

While Florida law requires the sellers of individual properties within Comm...

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