Notice Of Special City Commission Meeting September 23, 2023

Published on September 23, 2023

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Pursuant to Section 2-33(l) of the Code of the City of Miami, Florida, as amended, a special meeting of the Miami City Commission will be held on Saturday, September 23, 2023, at 6:00 p.m. in the City Commission chambers located at Miami City Hall, 3500 Pan American Dr, Miami, FL 33133. The purpose of the special meeting will be to consider and take any and all actions related to the vacant District 1 City Commission seat in accordance with Section 12 of the City of Miami Charter, as amended. No business shall be conducted, or a vote taken at a special City Commission meeting on business other than the subject(s) for which the special meeting is called unless the City Commission by a majority vote deems such resolution or ordinance to be of an emergency nature and such resolution or ordinance has been reviewed by the Office of Management and Budget for any fiscal impact. 


All persons interested in being considered for a potential appointment to the vacant District 1 seat must attend the special meeting and bring a current government-issued photo ID and voter registration card.   


If an appointment is made to fill the vacant District 1 seat, the appointee will serve for the remainder of the unexpired term, which will end at the conclusion of the November 7, 2023, election cycle.


In accordance with City Charter Section 4(c), applicants for “…city commission shall have resided within the district at least one year before qualifying and be electors in that district and shall maintain residence in that district for the duration of their term of office.”


If the City Commission decides to make an appointment to the District 1 vacant seat at the September 23, 2023, special meeting, the appointee will need to complete the following forms before a vote on their appointment is made by the City Commission:


·       Vacancy Affidavit of Appointment; and

·       Form 1 2022 Statement of Financial Interests; and

·       State of Florida Candidate Oath.


The aforementioned forms can be reviewed online at or in person at the Office of the City Clerk located at Miami City Hall, 3500 Pan American Drive, Miami, Florida 33133.


The September 23, 2023 Special City Commission Meeting will be broadcast live for members of the public to view on the City’s website (, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Channel 77 (Comcast only for residents living in the City of Miami).


For your information, public comment on the agenda item(s) to be heard at this special meeting can be submitted via an online comment form and will be distributed to the Elected Officials and City Administration and made part of the public record. The deadline to submit public comment via the online comment form will occur when the Chairperson closes public comment for the special meeting.


Public comment on the agenda item(s) to be heard at this special meeting may also be provided live at City Hall, 3500 Pan American Drive, Miami, Florida, subject to any and all rules and procedures as the City may implement or amend. Public comment will begin at approximately 6:00 p.m.     


**Please visit for detailed instructions on how to provide public comment using the online public comment form.** 


A copy of the agenda for the Special City Commission Meeting will be available at:


Should any person desire to appeal any decision of the City Commission with respect to any matter to be considered at this special meeting, that person shall ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made including all testimony and evidence upon which any appeal may be based (F.S. 286.0105).


In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, persons needing special accommodations to participate in this proceeding may contact the Office of the City Clerk at (305) 250-5361 (Voice) no later than two (2) business days prior to the proceeding. TTY users may call via 711 (Florida Relay Service) no later than two (2) business days prior to the proceeding.


For more information, please visit or contact the City of Miami Office of the City Clerk at or 305-250-5361.


                                                                                                            Todd B. Hannon

                                                                                                City Clerk