Municipal Administration

This committee addresses municipal concerns with building and fire safety codes, code enforcement, elections, emergency management, gaming, homeland security, public meetings, public property management, public records, public safety, and procurement, as well as charter counties and special districts.

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Priority Issues, 2017-2018 

Local Self Government

Local Self-Government

The Florida League of Cities seeks to strengthen and protect the fundamental concept of local self- government, and will OPPOSE legislative efforts to impede the constitutional right Floridians have enjoyed for nearly 50 years to govern themselves under municipal Home Rule powers. Additionally, the Florida League of Cities OPPOSES the Legislature’s persistent intrusion into local finances, which are necessary to provide financial stability and essential services uniquely required by municipal residents and local businesses.

Sober Homes

Sober Homes

The Florida League of Cities SUPPORTS legislation requiring certification for all recovery residences and recovery residence administrators to ensure that this vulnerable population is protected and that recovery residence administrators have the competencies necessary to appropriately respond to the needs of residents.

short-term rental

Short-Term Rentals

The Florida League of Cities SUPPORTS legislation that restores local zoning authority with respect to short-term rental properties thereby preserving the integrity of Florida’s neighborhoods and communities. The Florida League of Cities OPPOSES legislation that preempts municipal authority as it relates to the regulation of short-term vacation rental properties.


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Chair: Willie Shaw
Commissioner, City of  Sarasota
Vice-chair: Jon Burgess
Councilman, City of Homestead
FLC Contact: Casey Cook
Sr. Legislative Advocate
(850) 222-9684 ext. 3609 
FLC Staff Assistant: Tara Taggart

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