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Item No:                    4.C.1.

 

Meeting Date:           February 25, 2013

 

From:                          Pam Hester, Executive Administrative Assistant II

Through:                    Raymond S. Sharp, Interim City Manager

 

Subject:                      Resolution supporting the legislative action agenda of the Florida League of Cities

 

 


Staff Recommendation:

Staff recommends approval of this resolution supporting the legislative action agenda of the Florida League of Cities.

 

Analysis:

At the City Commission Visioning Workshop held February 4, 2013, Commissioner Dennison requested that a resolution supporting the legislative action agenda of the Florida League of Cities be brought forth for consideration.   The attached resolution acknowledges the City of Leesburg’s support of these issues.

 

Options:

1.  Approve the resolution supporting the Florida League of Cities legislative action agenda; or

2.  Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate

 

Fiscal Impact: 

None

 

 

Submission Date and Time:    2/20/2013 5:39 PM____

 

Department: __City Manager’s Office____

Prepared by:  __Ray Sharp  ___________                     

Attachments:        Yes __X__   No ______

Advertised:   ____Not Required __X____                     

Dates:   __________________________                     

Attorney Review :       Yes___  No ____

                                                

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Revised 6/10/04

 

Reviewed by: Dept. Head ________

 

Finance  Dept. __________________                                     

                              

Deputy C.M. ___________________                                                                         

Submitted by:

City Manager

 

Account No. __N/A____________

 

Project No. ___________________

 

WF No. ______________________

 

Budget  ______________________

 

Available _____________________


 

RESOLUTION NO._______________

 

RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA SUPPORTING THE LEGISLATIVE ACTION AGENDA OF THE FLORIDA LEAGUE OF CITIES, INC.; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. 

 

WHEREAS, the City of Leesburg, Florida (the “City”) is a participant and a beneficiary of the organization known as the Florida League of Cities, Inc. (the “League”); and

 

WHEREAS, the League coordinates efforts to oppose or support legislation that affects the municipalities of the State of Florida; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Commission (the “Commission”) of the City appreciates the League and its efforts to promote and support the municipalities of the State of Florida.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA, THAT:

 

            1.         The Commission approves and endorses the proposed policy of the League to oppose legislation that modifies, restricts or eliminates the authority of municipalities to levy, collect, and/or expend the communications services tax and local business tax.

 

            2.         The Commission approves and endorses the proposed policy of the League to support legislation that provides comprehensive municipal firefighter and police officer pension reform and disability presumption reform.

 

            3.         The Commission approves and endorses the proposed policy of the League to oppose legislation that modifies, restricts or eliminates municipalities Home Rule Authority under Article VIII, Sections 2(b) and 3(b), Florida Constitution, and the Municipal Home Rule Powers Act.

 

            4.         This resolution shall become effective immediately.

 

PASSED AND ADOPTED by the City Commission of the City of Leesburg, Florida, at a regular meeting held the 25th day of February, 2013.

 

 

                                                                            __________________________

                                                                             Mayor

 

ATTEST:

 

 

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City Clerk