Each will work with their respective committees on the many issues facing Florida's municipalities that will come before the Legislature during the 2019 Session. They will also work to shape a policy direction for the Florida League of Cities' legislative efforts.
Vice Mayor Joshua Fuller has been appointed to serve as a member of the Florida League of Cities 2018-2019 Land Use & Economic Development Committee.
Council Member Robert Yaffe was reappointed to serve as member of the 2018-2019 Finance, Taxation and Personnel Policy Committee.
Council Member Leonard was appointed to serve on the 2018-2019 Municipal Administration Committee.
2018 marks the 50th anniversary of Constitutional Home Rule. Florida voters ratified this authority in the 1968 Florida Constitution, giving cities the right to perform municipal functions and deliver services without express permission from the state, except as otherwise provided by law.
The Florida League of Cities is the united voice for Florida’s municipal governments. Its goals are to serve the needs of Florida's cities and promote local self-government.