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Ethical Governance Day 2014

Motivate a future leader by volunteering to speak to 12th grade students On October 29th.

Registration form

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 griveance 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

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, October 8, 2014  10 a.m.
                      19 W. Flagler St.  Suite 820
                      Miami, FL  33130

                   September meeting summary

Mark your calendar:  the 3rd Annual Ethical Governance Day will be Wednesday, October 29, 2014!  Civic activists will be placed in every 12th grade government and economics classes to help inspire teenagers (many of whom will be voting for the first time in the following weeks) to become more involved with their government.  Volunteer now!
Read the message from Mayor Carlos Gimenez

In case you missed the Poliltical Campaign Ethics Conference, you can now watch it on DVD -- and earn 8 Florida Bar CLE Credits!  Learn more.

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.

Upcoming classes

  • Friday, October 17, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • Friday, November 21, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.


  • NEW! 
    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. This satisfies the lobbyist refresher course requirement imposed by both Miami-Dade County and the City of Miami.  Proof of completion of four hour course required with registration.

    Lobbyist refresher course:
  • Wednesday, October 22, 2014 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.

2014 Advisory Board Registration Form and Schedule

See and download the 2014 Registration form and schedule for Advisory Board member ethics training.

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.

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Executive Director

Joseph M. Centorino
Joseph Centorino


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