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, June 27, 2018, at 10 a.m. to interview finalists for the executive director position.
19 W. Flagler St. Suite 820
Miami, FL 33130
June 20 meeting summary
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.
- Friday, July 13, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. CLOSED - CLASS FULL
- Friday, Aug. 10, 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. Proof 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
- Friday, June 22, 10 a.m. - Noon
- Thursday, July 19, 10 a.m. - Noon
- Friday, Aug. 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.
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 2018 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.
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