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File Number: 132596
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File Number: 132596 File Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
Version: 0 Reference: R-136-14 Control: Board of County Commissioners
File Name: COMMISSONER BRYAN DESLOGE FOR VP OF THE NACO Introduced: 12/26/2013
Requester: NONE Cost: Final Action: 2/4/2014
Agenda Date: 2/4/2014 Agenda Item Number: 11A7
Notes: Title: RESOLUTION SUPPORTING FLORIDA ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES PRESIDENT AND LEON COUNTY COMMISSIONER BRYAN DESLOGE FOR 2ND VICE PRESIDENT OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES
Indexes: APPOINTMENTS
Sponsors: Sally A. Heyman, Prime Sponsor
  Lynda Bell, Co-Sponsor
  Audrey M. Edmonson, Co-Sponsor
  Jean Monestime, Co-Sponsor
Sunset Provision: No Effective Date: Expiration Date:
Registered Lobbyist: None Listed


Legislative History

Acting Body Date Agenda Item Action Sent To Due Date Returned Pass/Fail

Board of County Commissioners 2/4/2014 11A7 Adopted P

Economic Development & Port Miami Committee 1/13/2014 2B Forwarded to BCC with a favorable recommendation P
REPORT: Assistant County Attorney Jess McCarty read the foregoing proposed resolution into the record. Chair Bell requested to be added as a Co-sponsor to the foregoing proposed resolution. Hearing no comments or questions the Committee proceeded to vote.

County Attorney 12/27/2013 Referred Economic Development & Port Miami Committee 1/13/2014

County Attorney 12/27/2013 Assigned Jess M. McCarty 12/31/2013

Legislative Text


TITLE
RESOLUTION SUPPORTING FLORIDA ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES PRESIDENT AND LEON COUNTY COMMISSIONER BRYAN DESLOGE FOR 2ND VICE PRESIDENT OF THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF COUNTIES

BODY
WHEREAS, Florida is the fourth largest state in the nation representing more than 19†million people in 67 counties; and
WHEREAS, the Florida Association of Counties (FAC) helps counties serve and represent Floridians by strengthening and preserving county home rule through advocacy, education and collaboration; and
WHEREAS, Commissioner Bryan Desloge has served on the Leon County Board of County Commissioners for seven years representing the residents of Leon County, where the City of Tallahassee is located; and
WHEREAS, Commissioner Desloge also currently serves as the President of FAC and previously served as President-Elect, 1st Vice President, 2nd Vice President and policy chairman of FAC; and
WHEREAS, in addition to his roles with the Leon County Commission and FAC, Commissioner Desloge has served on the National Association of Counties (NACo) Board of Directors for two terms; and
WHEREAS, NACo is the only national organization that represents county governments throughout the United States; and
WHEREAS, founded in 1935, NACo provides essential services to the nationís 3,069 counties and advances issues with a unified voice before the federal government, improves the publicís understanding of county government, assists counties in finding and sharing innovative solutions through education and research, and provides value-added services to save taxpayers and counties money; and
WHEREAS, Commissioner Desloge is running for 2nd Vice president of NACo with an election to be held this summer at the annual NACo conference; and
WHEREAS, each county with a commissioner in attendance at the NACo conference will have a weighted vote in the election based on population; and
WHEREAS, as the seventh largest county in the nation, Miami-Dade County will have a significant role in determining the outcome of the election of NACo officers; and
WHEREAS, FAC is encouraging every county in Florida to pass a resolution expressing its support the candidacy of Commissioner Desloge for 2nd Vice president of NACo, which will place him in the line of succession to be President of NACo; and
WHEREAS, while this resolution is not binding on the commissioner designated to vote on behalf of Miami-Dade County, this Board would like to express its support for Commissioner Desloge to be 2nd Vice president of NACo,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FLORIDA, that this Board:
Section 1. Supports Florida Association of Counties President and Leon County Commissioner Bryan Desloge for 2nd Vice President of the National Association of Counties.
Section 2. Directs the Clerk of the Board to transmit certified copies of this resolution to the National Association of Counties and the Florida Association of Counties.





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