The City Clerk organizes and oversees all elections within the City of South Miami.
Any citizen who is a qualified elector and a resident of the City of South Miami, Florida, for at least one (1) year preceding the date of filing may be a candidate for the office of City Commission.
Although the City Clerk organizes and oversees all elections taking place within the City of South Miami, the Miami-Dade County Elections Department is in charge of printing ballots, providing voting equipment and monitors, and tallying voting results. These and other County Elections responsibilities are detailed here.
CITY OF SOUTH MIAMI GENERAL ELECTION: FEBRUARY 13, 2018
02.13.18 Candidates Election Packet
Qualifying Period: From 9:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m. sharp (everyday, except for the weekend) starting Monday, December 4, 2017 and ending at 5:00 pm sharp on Thursday, December 14, 2017.
Candidates that have opened campaign accounts:
Horace G. Feliu
Philip K. Stoddard
Commissioner Group I
Gary David Robinson
Commissioner Group IV
Donald David Jackson
Mark Anthony Lago
CITY OF SOUTH MIAMI SPECIAL ELECTION: NOVEMBER 8, 2016
The City of South Miami will be placing the following questions on the Presidential Election ballot to be held November 8, 2016:
Title: City of South Miami Charter Amendments relating to Budgets, Elections, Initiatives and Referenda.
Shall the City Charter be amended to correct language made obsolete by state law or previous charter changes, and to clarify existing Charter language without change in function or intent by amending Art. IV, Sec. 2.B, Art. IV, Sec. 2.C., Art. V, Sec. l.B.4-5, Art. V, Sec. 5.B?
Title: Non-binding ballot question concerning financing of a new City Hall campus and other improvements.
Should the City use the value of the existing Library and/or City Hall and Police Station property to fully fund, at no cost to the taxpayer, the
construction of an environmentally sound and more efficient City Hall,
Police Station and/or Library and other possible improvements to the City, such as sewer connection for residences in low-lying neighborhood currently on septic tanks, park improvements or tax reduction?
Title: Amending Charter, Article II, SECTION 6 D reducing voting requirements concerning certain areas.
Shall Article II, Section 6 of the Charter be amended authorizing a minimum of four Commission members to adopt less restrictive land use and development regulations for an area bound by: SW 62nd Avenue, starting at US1; north to SW 69th Street, east to SW 58th Place, north to SW 68th Street, east to SW 57th Avenue; south to SW 72nd Street, west to US1, then back to the beginning?
Title: Charter amendment reducing the voting requirement for certain affordable housing.
Shall Article II, Section 6 of the Charter be amended to reduce the voting requirements to four affirmative votes of the City Commission to enact less restrictive land use and development regulations for affordable and workforce housing per US HUD Standards in the Community Redevelopment Area on the Madison Square assemblage, Marshall Williamson tract and certain properties in the surrounding area if purchased by the City or the Community Redevelopment
For further information regarding the above ballot questions please email your request to the City Clerk's Office at: firstname.lastname@example.org