Last Visited »

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.

File a Complaint

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

County Employees
Candidates, Lobbyist & Elected Officials
Residents & Groups

Holiday Hours

  • Wednesday, Nov. 27, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.
  • Thursday, Nov. 28, Office Closed
  • Friday, Nov. 29, Office Closed
  • Tuesday, Dec. 24, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Dec. 25, Office Closed
  • Tuesday, Dec. 31, 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Jan. 1, Office Closed

If you need immediate assistance during holiday closure hours call our hotline at 786-314-9560

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.

View information regarding upcoming Ethics Commission meetings


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 create an account with the Ethics Commission, then sign up for a class and pay by credit card IN ADVANCE through this systemMost trainings take place in the Miami-Dade Commission Chambers, 111 NW First St. Miami, FL  33128.


  • Monday, November 18, 2019, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Wednesday, December 4, 2019, 9 a.m. - 1p.m.
  • Tuesday, January 14, 2020, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Tuesday, February 18, 2020, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Tuesday, March 31, 2020, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 28, 2020, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Tuesday, May 26, 2020, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 23, 2020, 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 Miami. Date of completion of most recent lobbyist ethics training course (original or refresher) is required.  You must create an account with the Ethics Commission, then sign up for a class and pay IN ADVANCE on this system.

Lobbyist refresher course

  • Monday, November 25, 2019, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Friday, December 6, 2019, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Tuesday, February 25, 2020, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Thursday, March 26, 2020, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 30, 2020, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Thursday, May 28, 2020, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.
  • Tuesday, June 30, 2020, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

"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 and Schedule

Advisory board training will be held on the third Wednesday of each month. Classes will alternate between 8-9:30 a.m. and 12-1:30 p.m. every other month.   You must register before attending the class.  Online registration

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.

If you cannot view PDF Get Acrobat! files, you can download Acrobat Reader  for free from Adobe Systems, Inc. In order to use PDF files, you must have Acrobat installed on your computer.

Back to Top Page Last Edited: Mon Nov 25, 2019 1:17:40 PM

Executive Director Jose Arrojo

Jose Arroyo


Director's Message

  • Facebook Twitter YouTube RSS
  • Print Print Email this page Email Page   | Bookmark and Share
  • Minimize Tools

You are now leaving the official website of Miami-Dade County government. Please be aware that when you exit this site, you are no longer protected by our privacy or security policies. Miami-Dade County is not responsible for the content provided on linked sites. The provision of links to these external sites does not constitute an endorsement.

Please click 'OK' to be sent to the new site, or Click 'Cancel' to go back.