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File #: 2019-15    Version: Name: Proposed Ordinance 2019-15: Amended Diversity and Heritage Advisory Board Alternate Positions.
Type: Ordinance Status: Second Reading
File created: 8/28/2019 In control: City Commission
On agenda: 9/18/2019 Final action: 9/18/2019
Title: MOTION TO PASS PROPOSED ORDINANCE 2019-15 ON SECOND AND FINAL READING. PROPOSED ORDINANCE 2019-15 IS AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PEMBROKE PINES, FLORIDA, AMENDING CHAPTER 32 OF THE CITY’S CODE OF ORDINANCES, ENTITLED “DEPARTMENTS, BOARDS, AND COMMISSIONS;” BY AMENDING THE “DIVERSITY AND HERITAGE ADVISORY BOARD” TO REVISE THE BOARD COMPOSITION; PROVIDING FOR CODIFICATION; PROVIDING FOR CONFLICTS; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Attachments: 1. 1. Proposed Ordinance 2019-15: Heritage and Diversity Advisory Board, 2. 2. Commission Action on 6-19-2019
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MOTION TO PASS PROPOSED ORDINANCE 2019-15 ON SECOND AND FINAL READING.

PROPOSED ORDINANCE 2019-15 IS AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF PEMBROKE PINES, FLORIDA, AMENDING CHAPTER 32 OF THE CITY’S CODE OF ORDINANCES, ENTITLED “DEPARTMENTS, BOARDS, AND COMMISSIONS;” BY AMENDING THE “DIVERSITY AND HERITAGE ADVISORY BOARD” TO REVISE THE BOARD COMPOSITION; PROVIDING FOR CODIFICATION; PROVIDING FOR CONFLICTS; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

Summary Explanation and Background

SUMMARY EXPLANATION AND BACKGROUND:

1.                     On August 21, 2019, Vice Mayor Schwartz introduced a Commission item, making a motion to amend the Diversity and Heritage Advisory Board to include an additional two alternate positions for each commission district; and that alternates would only be appointed from the commission district in which the alternate board member applicant lives.

2.                     With the adoption of Proposed Ordinance 2019-15 Section 32.192, of the City of Pembroke Pines Code of Ordinances, entitled “Composition and Quorum” would be amended as follows:

Sec. 32.192 Composition and Quorum                      (a) The Diversity and Heritage Advisory Board consists of fifteen (15) regular members and two (2) ten (10) alternates, who live or conduct business in the city, with a strong commitment to the mission of the Diversity and Heritage Advisory Board.  The Mayor and each City Commissioner shall appoint three (3) regular members.  The Mayor shall appoint the two (2) alternates and each City Commissioner shall appoint two (2) alternates.  Alternates may only be appointed from the district in which the appointing commissioner resides; with the exception of the Mayor’s appointments, who may reside in any district.  Alternates may only be seated at a meeting for voting or quorum purposes in the absence of a regular member from the same Commission District or of the Mayor.

3.                     On May 15, 2019 Commissio...

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