Our Cities in Action

Florida cities are in action! Cities around Florida are doing good things and taking intiative every day. Below are some news articles showing how city governments are involved with the people they represent.

Nov-20-2013 Reuters
Only third city in the nation to receive Palladium honor. The City of Tamarac, Florida has joined the ranks of such prestigious organizations as Motorola, UPS and Hilton Hotels as a recipient of the Palladium award for performance excellence....
Sep-16-2013 Tampa Bay Times
Shelby Willis is 5 feet 4 inches tall. But that didn't stop her from climbing up the ranks to become Largo's first female fire chief and the only female fire chief in Pinellas County.
Sep-03-2013 Daily Commercial
Eustis city commissioners will meet Thursday night to consider creating a Downtown Waterfront Entertainment District to better promote the city and help local businesses.
Aug-02-2013 Daytona Beach News-Journal
DAYTONA BEACH — As the city comes alive with a massive redevelopment at Daytona International Speedway and the promise of two new oceanfront hotels, the 85-year-old Boardwalk is basking in a rebirth of its own by going back to its roots as an old-...
May-07-2013 South Florida Business Journal
Fort Lauderdale has been ranked No. 7 for economic potential on a list of the Top 10 Small American Cities of the Future, according to fDi Magazine.
Apr-11-2013 South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Tours in South Florida typically go to the beach but, in Coral Springs, city leaders will pile onto a bus to see government buildings in three counties. City commissioners haven't decided yet to build a new multimillion-dollar City Hall. But...
Apr-05-2013 Tampa Bay Times
Family, friends and residents will gather at 2:30 p.m. Sunday for the official renaming of “John R. Lawrence Pioneer Park.”
Apr-03-2013 Longboat Observer
A town Fire Rescue Department software application is in a Computerworld Honors Program Safety & Security category with the likes of Hewlett-Packard and the FBI.
Mar-27-2013 Belleair Bee
BELLEAIR - The town of Belleair is encouraging veterans and active military personnel to be on hand at the April 2 commission meeting when the town proclaims April 17 as Military Family and Community Covenant Day.
Mar-27-2013 South Florida Sun-Sentinel
Along with the essay contest, Wellington has also created a community page, Viva Florida, on its website WellingtonFl.gov that features interviews with longtime residents. The page will also display personal stories and photos submitted by residents.
Feb-27-2013 Tampa Bay Times
CLEARWATER — Downtown Clearwater is not a place that's widely known for its high-tech startup companies. It's a long way from Silicon Valley.
Feb-09-2013 Palm Beach Post
BOYNTON BEACH — The city’s community redevelopment agency is launching www.catchboynton.com, a new Internet application that will provide one central location for local consumers to find businesses, sign up for deals, receive coupons, find a job and...
Dec-19-2012 Tampa Bay Times
Tampa's Encore development is shaping up as a real success story for urban renewal — and a harbinger of more good things to come.
Dec-18-2012 Marco Eagle
BONITA SPRINGS — Southwest Florida strives to promote commerce, with Bonita Springs becoming the latest to get involved in proposing a program to attract new businesses.
Dec-12-2012 South Florida Sun-Sentinel
City leaders have packed a time capsule with knickknacks and have buried it in front of City Hall. Set to be opened in 2112, the capsule contains a DVD about the city titled "Delray Then and Now," a local phone book, an iPod loaded with...
Dec-11-2012 First Coast News
The St. Augustine City Commission vote unanimously on Monday to pass an ordinance protecting against discrimination based on sexual orientation when it comes to renting or buying a home.
Dec-10-2012 Sanford Herald
Soon you can visit Sanford’s first ever informational kiosk, a guiding light for education, adventure and discovery.
Dec-07-2012 Tampa Bay Times
The outcome of Thursday's City Council meeting was the right one: The city will move forward with plans for a new pier for the 21st century.
Dec-07-2012 Tampa Bay Times
TAMPA — The City Council moved Thursday to safeguard residents' privacy by preventing police from using new downtown surveillance cameras to peek into people's homes.
Dec-05-2012 Daytona Beach News-Journal
Daytona Beach is getting comfortable with its newest park feature — a zip line at Tuscawilla Park. Four-and-a-half months after Zoom Air Daytona Beach opened the attraction at the park, business has been brisk. And an aging but beautiful park is...