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Florida Constitution Revision Commission

CRC Office — Press Release


February 27, 2018

CONTACT: Meredith Beatrice, (850) 508-5204

TODAY: CRC Public Hearing in Pensacola at UWF Conference Center

PENSACOLA, Fla. – The Constitution Revision Commission (CRC) invites all interested Floridians to participate in a public hearing being held today at the University of West Florida’s Conference Center & Ballroom from 1:00-7:00 PM Central Time. This is the fourth public hearing being 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 planning to attend the public hearing are respectfully requested to observe the CRC Public Hearing Participation Guidelines.


WHAT:           Northwest Florida Public Hearing of the Constitution Revision Commission  

WHEN:           Today, Tuesday, February 27, 1:00 – 7:00 PM Central Time (Doors open at Noon)

WHERE:         University of West Florida

                        Conference Center & Ballroom

                        11000 University Parkway, Building 22

                        Pensacola, FL 32514

PARKING:     Free parking is available in Lots J, K & L.

                       PARKING MAP LINK (PDF): Public Parking Map

                       GOOGLE MAP LINK:


TO SPEAK:    To speak at a CRC public hearing, Floridians must fill out an appearance form and hand it in to CRC staff at the Citizen Services Desk. The appearance form is available online at and printed copies are available at public hearings. Appearance forms will not be accepted in advance of the public hearing.

Public speakers will be called in the order in which appearance forms are received by CRC staff at the Citizen Services Desk at the public hearing. The Citizen Services Desk will be open to accept appearance forms starting at 12:00 PM (Noon) Central Time. Appearance forms received by 7:00 PM Central Time will be accepted.

Additional information for today’s public hearing is available online at, including the following handouts:



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 Follow the CRC on social media @FloridaCRC (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube).