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, March 14, 2018, at 10 a.m.
19 W. Flagler St. Suite 820
Miami, FL 33130
February meeting summary
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, Mar. 8, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
- Friday, Apr. 13, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
- Friday, May 11, 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 EVERY year to meet requirements for the City of Miami. Proof of completion of most recent lobbyist ethics training course (original or refresher) required with registration.
Lobbyist refresher course
- Friday, Feb. 16, 10 a.m. - Noon CLASS CLOSED
- Friday, Mar. 16, 10 a.m. - Noon CLASS CLOSED
- Friday, Apr. 20, 10 a.m. - Noon
- Friday, May 18, 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.
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 2016 registration form for the schedule and SUBMIT the registration form before attending the class.
Here is the schedule and registration form for 2018.
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.