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Miami Beach, Florida 33139
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Ad Hoc Iguana Remediation Advisory Committee



  1. The purpose of the Ad Hoc Iguana Remediation Advisory Committee (the "Committee") would be to study what actions other jurisdictions have taken to address iguana invasions and make recommendations to the Mayor and City Commission regarding iguana remediation options. 
  2. The Committee will meet on a monthly basis, or as frequently as the Committee deems necessary to make final recommendations. The Committee will sunset at the end of six (6) months unless determined by the Mayor and City Commission that it should be extended.

Membership Composition 

  1. The Committee shall be composed of seven (7) direct appointments made by individual City Commissioners and the Mayor, with the currently vacant Group II appointment to be made after the November 8, 2022 election.
  2. Membership criteria for the Committee: individuals must be residents of the City for a minimum of two (2) years, or demonstrate ownership/interest in, or employment relationship with a business established in the City for a minimum of two (2) years. Exceptions to the foregoing may be approved by a majority vote of the City Commission for individuals with specific knowledge or expertise relative to iguana remediation or other invasive nonnative species remediation. 

Powers and Duties 

The Committee will serve to study actions taken by other jurisdictions to prevent, eradicate, and control the spread of invasive iguanas and advise the City Manager and the City Commission on potential actions available to the City in addition to contracting with an iguana mitigation and removal services, including, without limitation, recommendations regarding the Administration's competitive solicitation for iguana mitigation providers. 

Conflict of Interest. 

In accordance with Florida law, under circumstances presenting a conflict of interest, an advisory board member should abstain from voting with respect to any measure in which the advisory board member has a personal, private, or professional interest and which inures to his special private gain or the special gain of a principal by whom he is retained. The City Attorney's Office liaison shall assist advisory board members in addressing any potential voting conflicts, as necessary. 

Administrative Liaison  

The supporting departments for the Committee shall be the City Manager's Office and the Public Works Department. The City Attorney's Office shall provide counsel to the Committee. 

A quorum shall consist of three (3) or more members. 

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