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Ethics Commission Meeting

The Commission on Ethics and Public Trust meets monthly at 10 a.m., with advance notice. Meetings are open to the public and agendas are available one week prior.

Ethics Training

The Education & Outreach program coordinates annual conferences and town hall meetings and conducts ethics training workshops for County and municipal government employees, elected officials and candidates, lobbyists, advisory board members, and others.

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Citzens can register their grievance anonymously online or by calling the Commisson on Ethics & Public Trust 24-hour hotline: 786-314-9560.

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Commission on Ethics & Public Trust

The Ethics Commission was created in 1996 as a result of a citizens' vote to amend the Home Rule charter. It is an independent agency with advisory and quasi-judicial powers. It is composed of five members, each serving staggered terms of four years at a time.  Learn more about the agency, its mission and its jurisdiction.

The next meeting will be Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at 10 a.m.
                      19 W. Flagler St.  Suite 820
                      Miami, FL  33130

January meeting summary

Calendar of Events

Miami-Dade Lobbyist Training

Anyone who registers as a lobbyist for Miami-Dade County, Miami and certain other municipalities must undergo training provided by the Ethics Commission. You MUST register in advance using this form and you must submit the registration BEFORE seeking to provide payment.


  • Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.  CLOSED - CLASS FULL
  • Thursday, Feb. 21, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.   Ethics Commission Conference room, 19 W. Flagler St. # 820, Miami, FL  33130 
  • Thursday, Mar. 21, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Lobbyists who have completed the initial Ethics Course... and have continuously registered as a lobbyist thereafter shall be required to complete a refresher Ethics Course every two years to meet requirements of Miami-Dade County and the City of MiamiProof of completion of most recent lobbyist ethics training course (original or refresher) is required with registration. You must submit the registration form BEFORE seeking to pay by credit card.

Lobbyist refresher course

  • Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019, 10 a.m. - Noon  *** To be held in Miami-Dade County Commission Chambers, 111 NW First St.
  • Thursday, Feb. 28, 10 a.m. - Noon   Miami-Dade County Commission Chambers, 111 NW First St.
  • Thursday, Mar. 28, 10 a.m. - Noon   Miami-Dade County Commission Chambers, 111 NW First St.

    "I'm a Lawyer, Not a Lobbyist." You Might be Both  Dade County Bar Association Bulletin, March 2014

          Call 305-579-2594 for more information.

Advisory Board Member Registration Form and Schedule

Advisory board training will be held on the third Wednesday of each month. Classes will alternate between morning and midday every other month. 

See and download the 2019 registration form for the schedule and SUBMIT the registration form before attending the class.  

Special arrangements can be made for classes with a minimum of ten participants. Call 305-579-2594 for more information.

Should you serve on an advisory board? Read this first.

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Executive Director Jose Arrojo

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