Archives for April 2017

President Greg Ross in Sun Sentinel 100

Last week: “Safe Cities, Safe Florida” is an initiative of the Florida League of Cities president, Susan Haynie that provides governments with training and educational resources to better serve their residents in time of crisis. It shares best practices for building strong partnerships with agencies and organizations in the areas of incident management, health and safety, […]

President Greg Ross in Sun Sentinel 100

Looking ahead: In light of recent incidents, it is important that we recognize the commitment and dedication of our first responders. These highly trained law enforcement officers, firefighters, medical professionals and emergency management professionals are responsible for responding to crisis situations that are often horrific and emotionally and physically challenging. They are on the front lines […]

President Greg Ross in Sun Sentinel 100

Last week: Government and media share common goals. Both educate the public by distributing important and timely information, and both have to be responsive to the needs of their constituents: the people. Government plays an important role by communicating information through elected officials about issues that often require community input and impact the community. Similarly, media […]

President Greg Ross in Sun Sentinel 100

Looking ahead: Florida’s recently appointed Constitution Revision Commission will host a series of public hearings, focusing on issues that our growing state will face over the next 20 years. Local hearings will be held Thursday, April 6 in Miami Dade at FIU and on Friday, April 7 at FAU in Boca Raton. We face many challenges […]