Charter Review Commission

Members


A Charter Review Commission shall be appointed by the City Commission no later than December 15 in the year 1999 and no later than December 15 every ten (10) years thereafter. A Charter Review Commission may also be appointed by the City Commission at such times as deemed necessary by the City Commission. The Charter Review Commission shall consist of five (5) members who shall be appointed by a majority vote of the City Commission and who shall serve on such Commission for terms of one (1) year unless such terms are extended by the City Commission. The Mayor shall also appoint two (2) alternate members, subject to the approval of the City Commission, who may fill in for any member absent from a Charter Review Commission meeting.

Objectives


The Charter Review Commission shall be empowered to conduct a comprehensive study of any or all phases of city government. A Charter Review Commission may, during its term, place proposed amendments and revisions of the Charter on the ballot at general municipal elections only, provided a report of the proposed changes has been delivered to the City Clerk at least ninety (90) days prior to the election, or as otherwise may be required by law. Such amendments or revisions do not require the approval of the City Commission.

Board Application


At the April 19, 2016, Regular City Commission Meeting the Ocoee City Commission unanimously voted to begin the process of collecting applications for the next Charter Review. All applications (PDF) will need to be submitted to the City Clerk’s Office by July 29, 2016, to be considered by the Commission. Forms can be faxed to 407-905-3168 or mailed to our office at:

     City of Ocoee
     Attn: City Clerk's Office
     150 N. Lakeshore Drive
     Ocoee, FL 34761