CRC Encourages Attendance at Public Meeting

For Immediate Release: 
May 15, 2017

Contact: Meredith Beatrice, Meredith.Beatrice@flcrc.gov, (850) 508- 5204

TAMPA, Fla. – The Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) encourages interested members of the public to attend a meeting of the Rules Working Group to convene on Wednesday, May 17 from 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM at Hillsborough Community College’s (HCC) Dale Mabry Campus.

Members of the public wishing to provide comment regarding the Rules of the Commission will have an opportunity to speak between 11:00 AM – noon. Due to the time that may be necessary to deliberate the Rules of the Commission, the public comment portion of the meeting will end at noon. Only comment related to the Rules of the Commission will be considered during the Rules Working Group Meeting. Speakers will be asked to fill out an appearance form.  Time for each speaker will be determined at the direction of the Rules Working Group based on the number of requests to speak.

Those wishing to provide comment regarding proposed constitutional amendments may do so before the full commission at its public hearing scheduled at the same location that evening from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM.

Meetings will be live-streamed by The Florida Channel on www.TheFloridaChannel.org. Media wishing to attend are requested to bring their press credentials.

CRC AGENDA – WEDNESDAY, MAY 17, 2017

Meeting of the CRC Rules Working Group (11:00 am – 4:00 pm)

LOCATION:                   Hillsborough Community College

Dale Mabry Campus

DSTU Auditorium, Room 111

4001 W. Tampa Bay Blvd.

Tampa, Fla. 33614-7820

                           GOOGLE MAP LINK: https://goo.gl/maps/WhXmAMKyxxD2

TIME:                              11:00 AM – 4:00 PM (Public comment from 11:00 AM – noon)

LINK TO MEETING

NOTICE & PACKET:      http://flcrc.gov/PublishedContent/Meetings/Calendars/Links/NoticePacketRulesWorkingGroup5-17-2017.pdf

MEMBERS:                  Members of the CRC Rules Working Group are:

        • Commissioner Timothy Cerio
        • Commissioner Don Gaetz
        • Commissioner Brecht Heuchan
        • Commissioner Arthenia Joyner
        • Commissioner Tom Lee
        • Commissioner Roberto Martinez
        • Commissioner Rich Newsome
        • Commissioner Carolyn Timmann

CRC PUBLIC HEARING (5:00 PM – 8:00 PM)

LOCATION:      Hillsborough Community College

Dale Mabry Campus

DSTU Auditorium, Room 111

4001 W. Tampa Bay Blvd.

Tampa, Fla. 33614-7820

GOOGLE MAP LINK: https://goo.gl/maps/WhXmAMKyxxD2

TIME:                5:00 PM – 8:00 PM (Doors open at 4:00 PM)

*End time is tentative depending upon attendance and public interest in speaking before the CRC. All Floridians wishing to speak before the CRC will be given an opportunity to be heard.

Individuals requiring an accommodation to participate public hearings and public meetings (such as a sign language interpreter) are requested to notify the Constitution Revision Commission five days prior to the scheduled meeting date at admin@flcrc.gov or 850.717.9550.

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ABOUT THE FLORIDA CONSTITUTION REVISION COMMISSION (CRC)

Once every twenty years, Florida’s Constitution provides for the creation of a thirty-seven member revision commission for the purpose of reviewing Florida’s Constitution and proposing changes for voter consideration. The Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) meets for approximately one year, traveling the State of Florida, identifying issues, performing research and possibly recommending changes to the Constitution. Any amendments proposed by the CRC would be placed on the 2018 General Election ballot. For additional information, visit flcrc.gov. Follow the CRC on Twitter (@FloridaCRC) and Instagram (@FloridaCRC). Like the CRC on Facebook (@FloridaCRC).

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