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9/97(resolconstl)Vk <br /> RESOLUTION NO.97- 120 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, <br /> FLORIDA, TO THE CONSTITUTIONAL REVISION <br /> COMMISSION OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA IN <br /> SUPPORT OF CHANGING THE METHOD FOR <br /> FUTURE CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS. <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 is concerned with the present method of <br /> amending the Florida Constitution and feels that the vast majority of governmental <br /> changes should be done by laws through the Legislature rather than through amending <br /> the Constitution; and <br /> WHEREAS, the Florida Constitution encourages citizen-initiated constitutional <br /> changes, when it should encourage legislative changes, with the result that drastic <br /> changes in government can be adopted without the deliberative review provided for in <br /> the Legislature now; <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY <br /> COMMISSIONERS OF INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, FLORIDA, that the Board <br /> encourages a Constitutional Amendment to allow future amendments to the <br /> Constitution only after legislative efforts have failed. <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 /> Aft <br /> • v BY G " <br /> ~ 01rolyn K. E <br /> e art orr, Cie a Chairmanr <br /> APPROVED A^ <br /> A [G � r0 <br /> NCy. <br /> Cha►ies P, y;;unac <br /> County Artorney <br />