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W7(reso%consG)Vk <br /> RESOLUTION NO. 97-1 1 8 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, <br /> FLORIDA, TO THE CONSTITUTIONAL REVISION <br /> COMMISSION OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA IN <br /> SUPPORT OF CLARIFYING THE OBLIGATION OF <br /> THE STATE TO PROVIDE ARTICLE V FUNDING <br /> FOR THE CRIMINAL COURT SYSTEM. <br /> WHEREAS, the Constitutional Revision Commission has invited comments from <br /> local governments and the public about ways to improve the Florida Constitution;and <br /> WHEREAS, Indian River County feels it would be fairer to all its taxpayers to <br /> have the language of the constitution amended to clarify that the obligation of funding <br /> the criminal justice system should be by the state and not by the counties; and <br /> WHEREAS, Indian River County feels that it should be constitutionally required <br /> that the state fund the criminal court system sufficiently; <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY <br /> COMMISSIONERS OF INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, FLORIDA, that the Board urges the <br /> Constitutional Revision Commission to recommend that the state constitution be <br /> amended to change the wording of Article V to require that the state be required to fund <br /> the criminal justice system. <br /> The resolution was moved for adoption by Commissioner Tippin, and the motion <br /> was seconded by Commissioner Ginn, and, upon being put to a vote, the vote was as <br /> follows: <br /> Chairman Carolyn K. Eggert Aye <br /> Vice Chairman John W. Tippin Aye <br /> Commissioner Kenneth R. Macht Absent <br /> Commissioner Caroline D.Ginn Aye <br /> Commissioner Fran B.Adams Aye <br /> The Chairman thereupon declared the resolution duly passed and adopted this <br /> 7th day of October, 1997. <br /> BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS <br /> INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, FLORIDA <br /> Attest: . <br /> By <br /> rolyn K. E <br /> �Je Darton, Cl Chairm <br /> ff <br /> .......... A�PRpVED <br /> A AGg r ,_UkM <br /> NC Y. <br /> Charles P. Vitunac <br /> County Allorney <br />