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Commission on Ethics And Public Trust

Building Trust and Confidence in Local Government

Building Trust and Confidence in Local Government

The Miami-Dade County Commission on Ethics and Public Trust 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.

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Financial disclosure filings for municipal officers, personnel and board member

Section 2-11.1 of the Miami-Dade County Code of Ordinances (County Ethics Code) requires members of municipal semi-autonomous boards, quasi-judicial boards, and advisory boards to file an annual financial disclosure statement.

Read the 2023 Annual Practices memorandum

This annual reminder serves the purpose of underscoring limitations on the political activities of all County and municipal officers and employees during the current and upcoming election season in 2023.

Ordinance requires Ethics course for new and re-elected officials

All County and Municipal elected officials must submit to the Clerk of the Board a certificate of completion of an ethics course within 90 days of being sworn into office.

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