Proposed Meeting Schedule

COCOA BEACH CITY CHARTER COMMITTEE
PROPOSED MEETING DATES/REVIEW SCHEDULE (Revised 08-01-17) 

(Additional Meetings may be called upon demand)

Review
PROPOSED MEETING SCHEDULE



Meeting Date
Time
Meeting Agenda
Meeting Chair



July 14, 2017
12:30 PM
Charter Review Committee
Organization Meeting

Part A
(a)
1
August 1, 2017
6:00 PM
Joint Meeting - Commission
and Charter Review - a joint
work session with the Commission,
prior to commencing the review of
the Charter - Work Session

7:30 PM
Following
Commission
Work Session
Charter Review Committee -
Election of Officers - Approve
Preliminary Review Schedule
Byron

(b)
2
September 5,
2017
6:30 PM -
8:00 PM
Preamble
Article 1 - Governance
Article II - Legislative
Article III – Administrative & Legal
Article IV - Boards
Article V – Finance &Taxation
Swingle
Part A
Public Forum
(additional Input)

3
October 11,
2017
6:30 PM -
8:00 PM
Open forum work session(s) for
expert advice
Open forum work session(s) for
public input
(covers Article I-V)
Byron
Part B
4
November 8,
2017
6:30 PM -
8:00 PM
Article VI - Planning, Zoning, &
Development
Swingle
5
December 13,
2017
6:30 PM -
8:00 PM
Article VI - Planning, Zoning, &
Development
Byron
Part A & Part B
Public Forum
(additional input)

6
January 10,
2018
6:30 PM -
8:00 PM
Open forum work session(s) for
expert advice
Open forum work session(s) for
public input
(Covers Articles I - IV)
Swingle
Part C
7
February 14,
2018
6:30 PM -
8:00 PM
Article VII - Initiative, Referendum
& Recall
Article VIII - General Provisions
Article IX - Transition Schedule
Byron
Part A, Part B, &
Part C
Public Forum (additional input)

8
March 14, 2018
6:30 PM -
8:00 PM
Open forum work session(s) for
expert advice
Open forum work session(s) for
public input
(Covers Articles I - IX)
Swingle

9
April 11, 2018
6:30 PM -
8:00 PM
Review of Final Recommendations
Byron

10
May 3, 2018
7:00 PM
Presentation of Recommendations
to the Commission
Swingle/Byron
MILESTONES - RESOLUTION NO. 2017-09 
June 1, 2017Commission adopts resolution establishing the Charter Review Committee
July 6, 2017Each Commission appoints a member to the Committee
July 2017Within two weeks of appointment, the Charter Review Committee holds organizational
meeting.
August 2017Joint meeting of the Charter Review Committee and City Commission
April 23, 2018Charter Review Committee delivers recommendations to the City Commission
May 3, 2018Charter Review Committee presents recommendations to the Commission
August 2, 2018Commission approves final ballot languages for November 2018 election
August 31, 2018Charter Review Committee's term ends
November 6, 2018General Election - voting on Charter Review ballot questions
Proposed
Meeting Dates
Proposed Agenda ItemsTopics
August 1, 20171) Joint meeting With Commission
2) Charter Review Committee meeting
a) Election of Officers
b) set Charter review schedule

September 5,
2017
Part I - Charter - Preamble
Article I - Governance1.01 Powers
1.02 Corporate Limits
1.03 Construction
1.04 Applicability of State Law
1.05 Extraterritorial Powers
Article II - Legislative2.01 City Commission
2.02 Eligibility & Qualifications
2.03 Elections, how decided
2.04 Forfeiture of Office
2.05 Judge of Qualifications
2.06 Filling of Vacancies
2.07 General Powers & Duties
2.08 Appointments
2.09 Prohibitions
2.10 Mayor
2.11 Compensation of Commission
2.12 Commission Meeting
Article III - Administrative & Legal3.01 City Manager Appointment &
Power and Duties
3.02 Acting City Manager
3.03 City Clerk
3.04 City Attorney
3.05 Department of City
Article IV - Boards4.01 Appointment of Boards
4.02 Board of Operations &
Membership
4.03 Planning Board
4.04 Board of Adjustment
4.05 Code Enforcement Board
and/or Special Master
Article V - Finance & Taxation5.01 Submission of Budget
& budget message
October 11, 2017Open ForumOpen forum work session(s)
Covering Articles I-V
November 8, 2017

December 13, 2017
Article VI - Planning, Zoning &
Development
6.01 Residential Density Limits
6.02 Banana River Access
6.03 Atlantic Ocean Beach-Access
6.04 Building Height Limits
6.05 Construction contained corridor
6.06 Community Redevelopment Agency
(CRA) Referendum Requirements
6.07 Comprehensive Plan Adoption
Requirements
6.08 Building Height Limit Accommodations
6.09 Non Casualty Loss Rebuild
6.10 Transfer of Relinquishment of Interest
in Real Property in which City has Legal
Interest
January 10, 2018Open ForumOpen forum work session(s)
Covering Articles I-VI
February 14, 2018Article VII - Initiative, Referendum, and
Recall
7.01 General Authority
7.02 Commencement of Proceedings;
Petitioners' Committee; Affidavit
7.03 Referendum Petitions
7.04 Procedures after filing
7.05 Actions on Petitions
7.06 Results of Referendum
7.07 Recall
Article VIII - General Provisions8.01 Charter Amendments
8.02 Separability
Article X - Transition Schedule9.01 Ordinances Preserved
9.02 Rights of Employees and Commissioners
March 14, 2018
Open form work session(s)
Covering Articles I - IX
April 11, 2018
Review of Final Recommendations
May 3, 2018
Presentation of Recommendations to the
Commission