Applications deadline extended for Charter Review Commission
- The Board of County Commissioners appoints a Charter Review Commission every eight years
- Interested residents can continue to apply online until 5 p.m. June 16.
- The BCC will review all applications and make their selection at the July 18, 2023 Board of County Commissioners meeting
The deadline for applications for appointments to the Pinellas County Charter Review Commission has been extended to June 16.
Every eight years, the Board of County Commissioners appoints a Charter Review Commission to review the Pinellas County Charter and make independent recommendations to amend the Charter. The Charter Review Commission has direct access to the ballot, where the voters of Pinellas County may consider these amendments.
The Charter Review Commission is made up of 13 members:
- Seven members of the public, each of whom shall be nominated by a commissioner from among the residents of that district, and none of whom shall be an elected official
- Two members of the public at large, neither of whom shall be an elected official
- One county commissioner
- One constitutional officer
- One member of the legislative delegation
- One city elected official
Applications must be received no later than the close of business on June 16, 2023. The Board of County Commissioners will review all applications and make their selection at the July 18, 2023 Board of County Commissioners meeting. Each commissioner will appoint one resident member of the Charter Review Commission, and the remaining two resident members will be selected by the Board of County Commissioners as a whole. Resident appointments may not be elected officials. Residents interested in an appointment can apply online.
For more information, see the frequently asked questions about the charter review.