The purpose of the General Obligation Bond Oversight Committee is to make advisory recommendations to the City Manager and the City Commission from a macro perspective regarding the timely progress, overall goals, costs, including financial efficiencies, and the timely completion of General Obligation Bond Program ("G.O. Bond Program") projects approved by the voters in the City of Miami Beach Special Elections held on November 6, 2018 and November 8, 2022.
The General Obligation Bond Oversight Committee shall be composed of fourteen (14) members as follows:
Eight (8) at-large, voting members, with staggered terms, appointed by the City Commission as follows:
(1) two City residents from the North Beach area;
(2) two City residents from the Mid-Beach area; and
(3) two City residents from the South Beach area.
(4) two City residents from any geographic area of the City with experience working with cultural/arts organizations, including with respect to operations, facilities management or design.
One direct appointment by the Mayor who shall be a voting member and a resident of any area of the City, and who shall serve as chair of the Committee.
Five (5) ex-officio. non-voting members as follows:
(1) a designee of the City's Audit Committee;
(2) a designee of the City's Parks and Recreational Facilities Board;
(3) a designee of the City's Budget Advisory Committee; and
(4) a designee of the City's Sustainability Committee.
(5) a designee of the City's Cultural Arts Council.
The voting members shall serve two-year terms.
(1) The term limits for the voting members set forth in subsection (a)(1)-(3) shall be governed by the term limits set forth in Section 222(5)(b) of the City Code for at-large appointees.
(2) The term limits for the chair of the Committee shall be governed by the term limits set forth in Section 2-22 (5)(a) of the City Code for direct appointees.
Each of the nine (9) voting members must demonstrate a high degree of knowledge or expertise in one or more of the following areas or disciplines:
(3) Real Estate Development:
(4) Construction Management;
(5) Recreational or Cultural/Arts Operations, Facilities Management/Design;
(7) Landscape Design/Landscape Architecture;
(8) Public Safety/Security Systems;
(9) Public Works;
(10) Public Facilities;
(12) Urban Planning/Design;
(13) Resiliency/Environmental Management;
(14) Communications; or
(15) Neighborhood Leadership.
The main supporting departments for the General Obligation Bond Oversight Committee shall be the City Manager's Office, the Finance Department, the Capital Improvements Projects Department, and the Facilities & Fleet Department. The City Attorney's Office shall provide counsel to the Committee and the City's Office of the Inspector General shall provide oversight.