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, May 11, 2016 10 a.m.
19 W. Flagler St. Suite 820
Miami, FL 33130
April 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.
- Friday, May 13, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
- Thursday, June 9, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
- Friday, July 8, 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:
- Thursday, May 19, 10 a.m. - Noon
- Friday, June 17, 10 a.m. - Noon
- Friday, July 15, 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.
2016 Advisory Board Registration Form and Schedule
Advisory board training will be held on the third Wednesday of each month (except for January, when it will be on 1/27). 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.
Special arrangements can be made for classes with a minimum of ten participants. Call 305-579-2594 for more information.
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