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RESOLUTION NO. 2015 -006 <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF OCOEE, FLORIDA, <br />ESTABLISHING A POLICY FOR CITIZEN APPOINTMENT <br />TO CERTAIN CITY ADVISORY OR VOLUNTEER <br />BOARDS; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING <br />AN EFFECTIVE DATE. <br />WHEREAS, in order to encourage citizen participation in the City of Ocoee's (City) <br />government and involvement in the City's processes, the City has established a number of advisory <br />boards and volunteer boards to which citizens can apply; and <br />WHEREAS, the City encourages citizen participation on its advisory or volunteer boards <br />and has established an application process to ensure qualified citizens of Ocoee and, where <br />applicable, citizens from outside of Ocoee, may apply to be appointed to serve on a City advisory <br />board or volunteer board; and <br />WHEREAS, Article Il, Section 5 of the Florida Constitution prohibits a person from <br />engaging in dual officeholding, which is a situation where one person holds more than one state, <br />county, or municipal office, where there is a delegation of a portion of the sovereign power to the <br />person filling the office; and <br />WHEREAS, in an effort to avoid any risk of an inadvertent violation of the dual <br />officeholding provision in the Florida Constitution and to further encourage broad citizen <br />participation on all City advisory or volunteer boards, the City Commission hereby declares that <br />citizen service on certain advisory or volunteer boards may, in some cases, restrict service on <br />certain other advisory or volunteer boards. <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE <br />CITY OF OCOEE, FLORIDA, AS FOLLOWS: <br />