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Volusia County Charter Review Commission

The Volusia County Charter Review Commission completed its study of the Volusia County Home Rule Charter and submitted its Final Report to the Volusia County Council June 3, 2016.

Members reviewed the structure of county government operations and the charter itself. Recommended amendments to the charter will be placed on the general election ballot in November 2016 following public hearings. 

Public hearings

Commission members will present their recommendations to the Volusia County Council at 9:05 a.m. on these dates:

  • June 16
  • July 7
  • July 21

The hearings will take place in the county council chambers in the Thomas C. Kelly Administration Center, 123 W. Indiana Ave., DeLand. The hearings are open to the public, and commission members are subject to the Florida Sunshine law.

About the Home Rule Charter

View the Home Rule Charter in its entirety

Annotated Charter

Meeting audio

Charter Review Commission members 1975 to 2005

Public comments requested

Please comment on issues you feel the Charter Review Commission should discuss. Include your name, address, and email address. Anonymous submissions will not be included in the compilation of comments.

Agendas

Oct. 12, 2015

Nov. 9, 2015

Dec. 14, 2015
VGMC Resolutions Addendum:
   Part 1
   Part 2
   Part 3

Jan. 11, 2016

Feb. 1, 2016

March 14, 2016

March 23, 2016

April 4, 2016

April 11, 2016

May 9, 2016

Listening session minutes

Sept. 15, 2015

Sept. 16, 2015

Sept. 21, 2015

Sept. 23, 2015

Sept. 29, 2015

 

Committee minutes

Sept. 3, 2015

Oct. 12, 2015

Nov. 9, 2015

Dec. 14, 2015 (with exhibits)

Jan. 11, 2016

Feb. 1, 2016

March 14, 2016

March 23, 2016

April 4, 2016

April 11, 2016

May 9, 2016


Volusia Growth Management Commission Subcommittee

Correspondence:

Agendas:

Minutes:


Charter Review Commission members

The following members were appointed by the Volusia County Council July 2, 2015:


J. Hyatt Brown, Chair

Chairman, Brown & Brown Insurance
Former Speaker of the Florida House


Dr. T. Wayne Bailey

Stetson University Professor


Frank Bruno Jr.

Former Volusia County Chair


Frank Darden
Retired Deputy Commissioner
of Education for the State of Florida


Patricia Drago

Retired 
Executive Director of
Facilities for Volusia County Schools


Ambassador Stanley Escudero

Retired State Department Diplomat


Dr. Philip Fleuchaus

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon and
former Volusia County Chairman


M. David Haas
Former Bunnell City Manager and

Flagler County Administrator


Glenn Ritchey Sr., Vice Chair
Former Daytona Beach Mayor
 


Peter Heebner

Attorney


James Morris
Attorney


Patricia Northey
Former Volusia County Chairman

 


Derek Triplett
Pastor, Hope Fellowship Church

 


Mark Watts
Attorney


Lisa Ford Williams
Managing Partner for Ford Properties

News releases

Charter Review Commission submits final report
(June 3, 2016)

Charter Review Commission to meet May 9
(April 20, 2016)

March 30 meeting rescheduled to April 4
(March 29, 2016)

Charter Review Commission to meet March 30
(March 23, 2016)

Charter Review Commission to meet March 23
(March 15, 2016)

Charter Review Commission to meet March 14
(March 8, 2016)

Charter Review Commission schedules meetings Jan. 25 and Feb. 1
(Jan. 14, 2016)

Commission sets agenda for Jan. 11 meeting
(Jan. 5, 2016)

January meetings scheduled
(Dec. 21, 2015)

Charter Review Commission to meet Dec. 12
(Nov. 18, 2015)

Charter Review Commission requests public input 
(Oct. 24, 2015)

Charter Review Commission to meet Oct. 12
(Oct. 9, 2015)

Hyatt Brown elected chair; listening sessions scheduled
(Sept. 4, 2015)

Charter Review Commission to hold organizational meeting Sept. 3
(Aug. 25, 2015)

County Council appoints 15 to Charter Review Commission
(July 2, 2015)

County Administration

Thomas C. Kelly Administration Center
123 W. Indiana Ave.
DeLand, FL 32720

DeLand
386-736-2700

Daytona Beach
386-257-6000

New Smyrna Beach
386-423-3300

Osteen
386-574-0598

Citizens Hotline
866-345-0345