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Charter Review Commission submits final report

Posted On: June 8, 2016

Volusia County’s Charter Review Commission submitted its final report to Volusia County Council members Friday, June 3. The report includes three proposed amendments to the county’s Home Rule Charter:

  • Modification of legislative procedures to conform to law; and repeal of superseded or obsolete provisions
  • Authorization for payment of in-county expenses of County Council members
  • Designation of at-large member as County Council vice chair

The final report can be read in its entirety at www.volusia.org/charter-review

As required by Volusia County’s charter, three public hearings must be held before the commission’s recommendations can be placed on the general election ballot in November. The hearings will take place at 9:05 a.m. during the County Council meetings on June 16 and July 7 and 21. 

After the final public hearing, the County Council will adopt a resolution placing the proposed amendments on the ballot. 

To learn more about the Charter Review Commission and to view the County Charter, visit www.volusia.org/countycharter.

For information, call Dona DeMarsh Butler at 386-736-5955 or Tammy Bong at 386-736-5934. 

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.