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Citizen Charter Review Committee

 

Responsibility:
On November 5, 2002, the citizens of Leon County adopted a Home Rule Charter, providing for full home rule authority under the law and citizen determination of the structure, powers, and functions of county government. A charter is a local "home rule constitution" approved by the local electorate, which specifies the structure, organization, and authority of county government.

The Leon County Charter provides three ways in which amendments to the Charter may be proposed, one of which is through a Citizen Charter Review Committee (CCRC). The Board of County Commissioners is required by the Charter to appoint a CCRC every eight years, 12 months prior to the general election. The Citizen Charter Review Committee is charged with reviewing the County's Home Rule Charter and proposing any amendments or revisions for consideration by the Board for placement on the 2018 general election ballot.
 

Created By:
Established at the April 4, 2017 Citizen Charter Review Committee Workshop and ratified on May 9, 2017.
TYPE: Decision Making Advisory Committee
 

Appointments:
Total of 14 citizen members, with each Commissioner appointing two members 

Terms:
120 day term beginning on November 9, 2017 

Eligibility Criteria:
Must be a Leon County resident. 

Schedule:
Weekly meeting on Thursday, beginning on November 9, 2017 in the County Commission Chambers, Leon County Courthouse, Fifth Floor, 301 South Monroe Street, Tallahassee, FL 32301. 

Type of Report:
Final Report to the Board to be submitted by March 1, 2018 

Contact Person/Staff:
Heather Peeples, Special Projects Coordinator
Leon County
301 S. Monroe St. Suite #502
Tallahassee, FL 32301
850-606-5317
PeeplesH@leoncountyFL.gov
 

Members: