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Florida Constitution Revision Commission

CRC Office — Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 30, 2018

CONTACT: Meredith Beatrice, (850) 508-5204


MEDIA ADVISORY: CRC Announces South Florida Public Hearing in Fort Lauderdale

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – The Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) invites all interested Floridians to participate in a public hearing at Nova Southeastern University’s Rick Case Arena on Tuesday, February 6 from 1:00-7:00 PM. This will be the first public hearing held on the CRC’s 2018 “Road to the Ballot” public hearing tour.

Public hearings are free events open to all Floridians who would like to attend. No tickets or RSVPs are required. Free public parking will be provided. Floridians wishing to speak before the CRC are requested to hand in an appearance form at the public hearing. Appearance forms must be filled out and handed into CRC staff at the public hearing, they will not be accepted in advance of a public hearing.

WHAT:           South Florida Public Hearing of the Constitution Revision Commission  

WHEN:           Tuesday, February 6, 1:00 – 7:00 PM (Doors open at Noon)

WHERE:         Nova Southeastern University

                        Rick Case Arena at the Don Taft University Center

                        3301 College Avenue

                        Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314

PARKING:     Free parking is available to the public in the Alvin Sherman Library Garage on   the second level and above. The Library Garage is located at 3100 Ray Ferrero Jr. Blvd, Davie, FL 33314.

                        PUBLIC PARKING PASS: http://bit.ly/2ERkGTN

                        GOOGLE MAP LINK TO PARKING: https://goo.gl/maps/LXupRpUb4S82

Additional information for the February 6 public hearing is available online at flcrc.gov/Meetings/PublicHearings, including the following handouts:

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ABOUT THE FLORIDA CONSTITUTION REVISION COMMISSION (CRC)

Once every 20 years, Florida's Constitution provides for the creation of a 37-member revision commission for the purpose of reviewing Florida's Constitution and proposing changes for voter consideration. The Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) meets for approximately one year, traveling the State of Florida, identifying issues, performing research and possibly recommending changes to the Constitution. Any amendments proposed by the CRC would be placed on the 2018 General Election ballot. For additional information, visit flcrc.gov. Follow the CRC on social media @FloridaCRC (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube).