On Monday, October 18, 2021, the Lake Alfred City Commission officially recognized October 18th – 24th as Florida City Government Week. The proclamation was received by City Manager Leavengood.
The Lake Alfred Library has a tabletop display set up this week for Citizens to learn more.
WHEREAS, city government is the government closest to most citizens and the one with the most direct daily impact upon its residents; and
WHEREAS, municipal government provides services and programs that enhance the quality of life for residents, making their city their home; and
WHEREAS, city government is administered for and by its citizens and is dependent upon public commitment to and understanding of its many responsibilities; and
WHEREAS, city government officials and employees share the responsibility to pass along the understanding of public services and their benefits; and
WHEREAS, Florida City Government Week offers an important opportunity for elected officials and city staff to spread the word to all citizens of Florida that they can shape and influence this branch of government; and
WHEREAS, the Florida League of Cities and its member cities have joined together to teach citizens about municipal government through a variety of activities.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT PROCLAIMED the City of Lake Alfred formally designates the week of October 18th – 24th as:
FLORIDA CITY GOVERNMENT WEEK
The City of Lake Alfred encourages all citizens, city government officials, and employees to participate in events that recognize and celebrate Florida City Government Week.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunder set my hand and the City seal this 18th day of October 2021.
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