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Charter Review Commission requests public input

Posted On: November 9, 2015

Volusia County’s Charter Review Commission requests public input about Articles I and II of the Volusia County Home Rule Charter during two upcoming meetings.

The meetings will be held at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 9 and Dec. 14 in the second-floor Volusia Room of the Daytona Beach International Airport, 700 Catalina Drive, Daytona Beach.

During the Nov. 9 meeting, residents will be asked to share their thoughts on Sections 101, 102 and 103 of Article 1, which deals with creation of the government. They also are asked to comment on sections 201, 201.1, 202, 202.2, 202.4, 203, 204, 205 and 206 of Article II, which addresses the powers and duties of the county.

Commissioners and the public will take a look at charter section 202.3, which concerns the Volusia Growth Management Commission, during the Dec. 14 meeting.

The charter is posted online at www.volusia.org/charter-review. Residents who are unable to attend the meeting may submit their comments on the website. 

The meetings are open to the public. Reservations are not required. For more information call Dona DeMarsh Butler at 386-736-5955 or Tammy Bong at 386-736-5934. 

Attendees may bring their parking slips to the meetings for validation.

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Notice under the Americans with Disabilities Act (Title II)

In accordance with Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, Volusia County will not discriminate against qualified individuals with disabilities on the basis of disability in its services, programs and activities. Anyone who requires an auxiliary aid or service for effective communication, or a modification of policies or procedures to participate in a program, service or activity of the county, should contact the county’s ADA Title II coordinator, George Baker, at 386-248-1760 at least two business days before the scheduled event or meeting. 

This notice also applies to written requests by a physically handicapped person needing a special accommodation to attend a public meeting in accordance with section 286.26, Florida Statutes.  

A copy of the county’s Notice under the Americans with Disabilities Act (Title II) can be obtained at www.volusia.org/ada or by calling 386-248-1760.