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.
Next meeting: Wednesday, March 11, 2015 10 a.m.
19 W. Flagler St. Suite 820
Miami, FL 33130
Campaign Skills Seminar
Learn how to run a clean campaign! Important information for anyone seeking local office this year and in 2016!
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 6 p.m.
McDonald Center, 17051 NE 19 Ave.
North Miami Beach, FL 33162
Ethics in Education: A to Z
A two-day conference for teachers, students, parents, educational administrators and concerned citizens covering major ethical issues at all levels of American education, presented jointly by the Miami-Dade Commission on Ethics and Public Trust, the University of Miami and Miami-Dade County Public Schools.
Miami-Dade Lobbyist Training
Miami-Dade Lobbyist Training: anyone who registers as a County lobbyist after March 16, 2012, must undergo training provided by the Ethics Commission. You must register in advance using this form.
- Thursday, March 19, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. CLOSED - class full
- Friday, April 10, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
- Friday, May 15, 9 a.m. to 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 EVERY year to meet requirements for the City of Miami. Proof of completion of four hour course required with registration.
Lobbyist refresher course:
- Friday, March 13, 10 a.m. - noon CLOSED - class full
- Friday, March 27, 10 a.m. - noon
- Friday, April 17, 10 a.m. - noon
All trainings will take place in the
Ethics Commission Conference room
19 W. Flagler St. # 820
Miami, FL 33130
"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.
2015 Advisory Board Registration Form and Schedule
Advisory board training will be held on the third Wednesday of each month during 2015. Classes will alternate between morning and midday every other month. See and download the 2015 registration form for the schedule.
Special arrangements can be made for classes with a minimum of ten participants. Call 305-579-2594 for more information.