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Public Notice - Notice of Meeting District Board of Trustees Miami Dade College

Miami, March 14, 2011 - The Miami Dade College District Board of Trustees will hold its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, April 19, 2011 at the College’s Wolfson Campus, which is located at 300 N.E. 2nd Avenue, Miami, Florida.  The meeting will be held in Room 2106 (James K. Batten Community Room) and will begin at 8:00 a.m.  During the meeting, a Public Hearing will be held pertaining to the amendment of the below Rule.

II-7 – All Personnel: Smoking Prohibitions

To further support a smoke-free campus, the Rule will be amended to expand tobacco smoking prohibitions to outdoor areas of the buildings owned and leased by the College.  The amended Rule shall apply to employees, students, contractors, visitors and other individuals on campus. 

Florida Statutes 1001.64, 386.201, 386.204, 386.205, 386.209 and 386.212

If requested within 21 days of this Notice, a hearing will be held at the time, date and place listed below:

8:00 a.m.
April 19, 2011
Room 2106
Miami Dade College
300 N.E. 2nd Avenue
Miami, Florida

The person to be contacted regarding the proposed rule development is:   Nanette C. Orange, Legal Assistant, Office of Legal Affairs, Miami Dade College, 300 N.E. 2nd Avenue, Miami, Florida 33132.

A copy of the preliminary text, when available, can be obtained at no cost by submitting a written request to Nanette Orange at the address given above.

Carmen Dominguez, Legal Counsel

Rolando Montoya – College Provost
Eduardo J. Padrón – College President

If a person decides to appeal any decision made with respect to this or any other matter considered at this meeting, he or she will need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be heard.

Individuals with disabilities as defined under the Americans with Disabilities Act who wish to attend the meeting and need special accommodations can request them by calling (305) 237-2090 or through the Florida Relay System (1-800-955-8771).

Dated this 11th day of March, 2011

Eduardo J. Padrón
Secretary to the
District Board of Trustees

Publication of this Notice on the 14th day of March, 2011

Miami Dade College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate and baccalaureate degrees.
Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Miami Dade College.
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