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City of Miami Beach
1700 Convention Center Drive
Miami Beach, Florida 33139
Phone: 305.673.7000

LGBTQIA+ Advisory Committee


Powers and duties.

The committee shall make advisory recommendations to the city commission and the city manager on initiatives to be implemented and supported by the city regarding a variety of issues to ensure the well-being and quality of life of the Miami Beach LGBTQIA+ Community. The committee shall annually compile and submit, in a timely manner, with the assistance of the staff liaison, city data and information to be scored by the human rights campaign's ("HRC") municipal equality index ("MEI") on the city's non- discrimination laws, policies, and services. The committee shall also make recommendations to the city commission and the city manager regarding any new or amended laws, ordinances, or policies that may need to be enacted in order to receive all possible points on the MEI each year.


The Committee shall consist of fifteen (15) voting members, with three (3) members to be directly appointed by the Mayor, and two (2) members to be directly appointed by each City Commissioner. Notwithstanding the preceding sentence, the initial membership of the Committee shall be comprised of those current members of the Mayor’s Gay Business Development Committee, choosing to serve on the Committee, with any additional members (as required to complete the total number of members of the Committee) to be appointed at-large by a majority vote of the City Commission.

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