For Immediate Release
October 11, 2013
Contact: Clarisell DeCardenas
Vice Mayor Cid Attends Florida League of Cities
Growth Management & Economic Development Committee Meeting
Miami Lakes, FL - On September 20th, Vice Mayor Manny Cid attended his first FLC Growth Management & Economic Development Committee Meeting. The Committee addresses policies specific to municipal concerns with community redevelopment, economic development, special districts, foreclosures and affordable housing, as well as charter schools and growth management.
The meeting focused on priority issues including, Municipal Charter Schools, small business economic development, small city community development through Block Grants, and the 2015 scheduled sunset of the Enterprise Zone Program.
"Our committee's main focus is on legislative issues that would have any effect on municipal governance," stated Vice Mayor Cid. "This is all about local decision making".
Left to Right: Lakeland Commissioner Phillip Walker (Committee Chair), Vice Mayor Manny Cid (Committee Vice Chair), and Miami Springs Councilman Jaime Petralanda (Committee Member)