Public Notice – Notice of Rulemaking and Notice of Meeting – District Board of Trustees of Miami Dade College

The  District  Board  of Trustees  of  Miami  Dade  College  will  hold  its  monthly  meeting  on  Tuesday,  December 15, 2020. The meeting will begin at 8:00 a.m.  The meeting will take place at the Wolfson Campus located at 300 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, Florida in the Chapman Conference Center (Room 3210) and via livestream at

Please be advised that due to the Center for Disease Control’s recommendations and the College’s Recovery Plan Phase 2, the in-person attendance to this meeting will be limited. To ensure public access to the meeting once the capacity is reached in the Chapman Conference Center, the College will open an additional location on campus where persons will be able to view the meeting via the livestream video.

Persons seeking to attend the in-person meeting or enter the overflow room will have to pass a temperature screening checkpoint, must wear facial coverings at all times, and follow social distancing guidelines.  Persons who do not pass the temperature screening checkpoint will not be allowed to enter the campus.  Persons not wearing or refusing to wear a mask, or refuse to follow social distancing guidelines may be escorted off Campus by designated officials.  These persons can continue to access the meeting via livestream.

During the meeting, The District Board of Trustees will consider the amendment of the following Rule:

Policy II-17A – Background Checks

The amended rule reflects the College’s current background check screening practices as provided for by applicable law.

Section 1012.32, Florida Statutes; Section 1001.64, Florida Statutes

Section 1001.64, Florida Statutes;
Section 1012.32, Florida Statutes

To request a copy of the proposed amendment or to request a public hearing, contact Nanette C. Orange, Paralegal, at Office of Legal Affairs, Miami Dade College,  300 N.E. 2nd Avenue, Room 1453, Miami, Florida 33132 or within   21 days of this Notice.

Iliana Castillo-Frick – Vice Provost, Human Resources

Rolando Montoya, Ed.D. – Interim College President
Lenore P. Rodicio, Ph.D. – Executive Vice President and Provost

If a person decides to appeal any decision made at this meeting, he or she will need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be heard.

Individuals with disabilities as defined under the American with Disabilities Act who wish to attend the meeting and need special accommodations can request them by calling   305-237-0269 or through the Florida Relay System (1-800-955-8771) not later than 7 business days prior to the meeting on this Notice.

Dated this 16th day of November 2020.

Rolando Montoya, Ed.D.
Secretary to the District Board of Trustees

Publication of this Notice on the 16th day of November 2020.