Coral Springs, Florida – The City of Coral Springs announced that two city commissioners, Nancy Metayer Bowen and Joy Carter, were appointed to serve on two Florida League of Cities (FLC) 2023–2024 Legislative Policy Committees.
Commissioner Bowen has been assigned to the Finance, Taxation & Personnel Committee. Her main objective will be to address finance and taxation legislative policies, acknowledging the interests of her constituents in Coral Springs. She aspires to directly impact the FLC’s legislative agenda in favor of the residents of Coral Springs. On the other hand, Commissioner Carter, now a member of the Land Use & Economic Development Committee, intends to advocate for the local business sector, acknowledging its significance in Coral Springs.
Both Commissioners, as integral members of the Legislative Policy Committee, are anticipated to play a pivotal role in molding the League’s Legislative Platform. This platform is instrumental in highlighting potential challenges that might arise in municipal governance and local decision-making during the forthcoming legislative cycle. Furthermore, they will assist the League staff in comprehending the ramifications of any proposed legislative changes.
In addition, Committee members have the responsibility to fortify local decision-making throughout the legislative course. For those interested, comprehensive information regarding the committee members, their designated committees, and the legislative policy formulation process can be found on the official FLC website.
Established in 1922, the Florida League of Cities stands as a representation for Florida’s municipal governance systems. With a primary objective to champion local self-governance and cater to the specific requirements of Florida’s cities, the League operates under the guiding principle ‘Local Voices Making Local Choices’, emphasizing the crucial role of residents and municipal leaders in the advancement of Florida’s local communities.