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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.

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

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Ethics Commission veteran reappointed as Youth Fair Chairman

 

Report on County Contract Lobbyists
(submitted to Board of County Commissioners March 15, 2019)  

 

 

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, May 8, 2019, 10 a.m.

                      Miami-Dade County Commission Chambers
                  111 NW First St.  Miami, FL

The Ethics Commission will consider changes to the agency's bylaws at the May meeting. Read them.          

                  April meeting summary

                     

 Calendar of Events

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 NEW ONLINE system.

Upcoming 

  • Wednesday, May 1, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Miami-Dade Main Library, Third Floor, 101 W. Flagler St. Miami, FL  33130** note location change  CLASS CLOSED!
  • Wednesday, June 5, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Miami-Dade Commission Chambers, 111 NW First St. Miami, FL  33128

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 MiamiDate 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 NEW ONLINE system.

Lobbyist refresher course

  • Tuesday, Apr. 30, 10 a.m. - Noon Miami-Dade Commission Chambers, 111 NW First St. Miami, FL  33128
  • Thursday, May 30, 10 a.m. - Noon Miami-Dade Commission Chambers, 111 NW First St. Miami, FL  33128
  • Wednesday June 26, 10 a.m. - Noon Miami-Dade Commission Chambers, 111 NW First St. Miami, FL  33

    "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.  

NEW!  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.

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