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<br />ORDINANCE NO. 2006-2ftJO <br />- <br /> <br />AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE <br />CITY OF SUNNY ISLES BEACH, FLORIDA, AMENDING <br />SECTION 33-2 OF THE CODE OF THE CITY OF SUNNY <br />ISLES BEACH RELATING TO LOBBYIST REGISTRATION <br />AND FEES BY REPEALING SECTION 33-2 IN ITS <br />ENTIRETY AND CREATING A NEW SECTION; <br />PROVIDING FOR DEFINITIONS; PROVIDING FOR <br />ANNUAL EXPIRATION AND RENEWAL FOR LOBBYIST <br />REGISTRA TIONS; REQUIRING REGISTRATION OF <br />PRINCIPALS; REQUIRING DISCLOSURE OF ANNUAL <br />LOBBYIST EXPENDITURE BY JANUARY 15TH OF EACH <br />YEAR; PROVIDING FOR PENALTIES AND <br />ENFORCEMENT; PROVIDING FOR REPEALER, <br />CODIFICATION, SEVERABILITY AND AN EFFECTIVE <br />DATE. <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the City Commission has a desire to update its lobbyist registration and fee <br />procedures that regulate the standards of conduct and behavior for those appearing before City <br />officials; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, there is a need to amend the City's lobbyist registration and fee structure to <br />clarify and encourage a more effective and efficient lobbyist registration system; and <br /> <br />WHEREAS, the adoption of an amended lobbyist ordinance is in the best interests of the <br />City of Sunny Isles Beach. <br /> <br />NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE <br />CITY OF SUNNY ISLES BEACH, FLORIDA, AS FOLLOWS: <br /> <br />Section 1. Repeal. Section 33-2 of the Sunny Isles Beach Code is repealed in its entirety and a <br />new Section 33-2 shall be created as follows. <br /> <br />Section 2. Designation. This Ordinance shall be designated and known as the "Lobbyist <br />Registration" Ordinance. This Ordinance shall be applicable to all lobbyists as defined below, and <br />shall also constitute a standard of conduct and behavior for all lobbyists. The provisions of the City <br />of SUlmy Isles Beach lobbyist ordinance shall be applied in a cumulative manner. <br /> <br />Section 3. Definitions. For purposes of this Section, the following words, terms and phrases <br />shall have the meanings as indicated below. <br /> <br />(a) CITY PERSONNEL - Those City officers and employees specified to include the <br />Mayor and City Commissioners, City Board or City Committee members, and all <br />City employees. <br /> <br />02006-260 Lobbying Ordinance Revised <br /> <br />Page I of 7 <br />