We want community experts, historians, designers and officials to form a judges panel that narrows the submissions for a vote by the public.
Once we have a selection of the top designs, we will invite you, the general public to take part and vote on your favorite design.
Making the new flag official will require the participation of everyone in the community, lobbying the City of Miami Commissioners and Mayor to adopt the new, better designed flag.
William-Jose Velez doesn’t necessarily hate the City of Miami’s flag. In fact, his problem is that he doesn’t think Miamians love the orange and green emblem enough.
Of all the things to bemoan about the city of Miami, “having a kinda crappy flag” ranks way below more serious issues like, say, the lack of rapid transit, disturbingly large income equality and the fact the place you’re reading this will probably be shin-deep in water by the time your imaginary kids are hitting puberty.
Thankfully, interest levels aren’t like skill points in Dungeons & Dragons — you can be into social justice issues or making sure your bitcoin-powered events promotion company is on the Fortune 500 list in the next ten years and be really into twee shit. Some folks like putting birds on things, like in Portlandia. Me, because I’m also a huge nerd, I like things like flags.