President David Rosenof on Sun Sentinel 100

With today’s wave of changes, driven by emerging technologies, local governments are working to identify trends that will impact our communities and municipal operations.

President David Rosenof on Sun Sentinel 100

The Broward League’s initiative “Building ONE Broward,” which focuses on making the process of building in our cities more effective and user friendly, is moving forward.

President David Rosenof on Sun Sentinel 100

United Way of Broward County’s Mayors’ Gala will raise funds to assist Broward Veterans through programs such as MISSION UNITED. Hats off to United Way as they work toward their goal to “invest in change that lasts.”

President David Rosenof on Sun Sentinel 100

The Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization is keeping us focused on public transportation systems and its need for funding.

Cooper City Mayor Greg Ross to Represent Broward League of Cities on Florida League of Cities Board of Directors

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.  – Greg Ross, Mayor of Cooper City, will represent the Broward League of Cities as its newest board member of the Florida League of Cities. Ross is Second Vice President of the Broward League of Cities. He joins the following Broward League of Cities members on the 13th District of the Florida […]

President David Rosenof on Sun Sentinel 100

The fiscal year 2016 budget process is underway for cities and municipalities in Broward County. Now is the time for residents to become involved

President David Rosenof on Sun Sentinel 100

This is a good time to remember, appreciate and celebrate Broward County cities. Local city government is responsible for performing services to every resident,

President David Rosenof on Sun Sentinel 100

19 Broward County cities have been awarded the designation of “Platinum City” by the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance. Each city has adopted a streamlined…

President David Rosenof on Sun Sentinel 100

School is out this week, with summer increasing risks for our children. More children under the age of five drown in Florida than any other state in the nation. The best prevention is to always have someone actively watching young children when they are swimming.

President David Rosenof on Sun Sentinel 100

“Building ONE Broward” – focuses on making it easier to build in our cities. Identifying ways to streamline the current permitting process is a first step. While each municipality has its own unique process, we hope that reviewing them collectively will highlight best practices that Cities can use to improve the approval process.

President Patty Asseff on Sun Sentinel 100

Sun Sentinel 100 May 3, 2015 – Legislation creating regulations requiring the Florida Department of Children and Families to create a voluntary certification program for “recovery residences” is going to the Governor for his signature. Municipal elected officials long trying to balance the need for “sober homes” with the concerns of residents living near them […]

President Patty Asseff on Sun Sentinel 100

The financial challenges of the past few years have resulted in lessons learned in the way cities are managing their budgets. The Broward League of Cities recently held a workshop for elected officials to refresh and review some of those changes.

President Patty Asseff on Sun Sentinel 100

If we think that funding transportation infrastructure will reduce traffic congestion on our roads, we need to think again. Until we get out of our cars and start using alternative means of transportation,

President Patty Asseff on Sun Sentinel 100

We encourage every city to become a Partner for Healthy Community Zones to demonstrate its commitment to foster health, economic development and education in our communities.

President Patty Asseff on Sun Sentinel 100

Four outstanding Broward County high school students competed to win scholarships for $1,000 through the Broward League of Cities’ Government Studies program.

President Patty Asseff on Sun Sentinel 100

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. More than a quarter of a million people are sexually assaulted each year in the U.S.

President Patty Asseff on Sun Sentinel 100

Broward League of Cities members met with legislators in Tallassee in support of its priorities during this third week of the Florida Legislature 2015 Session

President Patty Asseff on Sun Sentinel 100

If the nation’s biggest shopping mall is approved to be built in northwestern Miami-Dade County, the entire region will feel its impact and potential economic boost.

President Patty Asseff on Sun Sentinel 100

On Tuesday, March 10th, eight Broward County cities will hold municipal elections: Coconut Creek, Davie, Deerfield Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Hillsboro Beach, Lighthouse Point, Miramar and Plantation.

President Patty Asseff on Sun Sentinel 100

Broward Days – If there is an issue in your city or in Broward County you feel is vital for our state legislators to understand and support, Broward Days will give you an opportunity to communicate with them one-on-one in Tallahassee March 25-26.

President Patty Asseff on Sun Sentinel 100

We’ve been watching the construction of the new Broward County courthouse since it broke ground in 2012. Now, one year after the topping off, we’re counting the days until its doors open.

President Patty Asseff on Sun Sentinel 100

There is good news for Florida taxpayers who are fearful of Identity Theft.

President Patty Asseff on Sun Sentinel 100

The Florida Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) Funding Agency offers an innovative financing program to cities for their property owners.

President Patty Asseff on Sun Sentinel 100

Of 200 child deaths reported in Broward County over the last five years, nearly half were a result of drowning. For infants less than one year, the most frequent cause of death was accidental suffocation from an unsafe sleep environment. Read news article.

Sun Sentinel – President Patty Asseff on Sun Sentinel 100

In October, 2014, consolidation of the County’s Regional Dispatch System was completed providing enhanced public safety for our residents, visitors and businesses. Read news article.

Sun Sentinel – President Patty Asseff on Sun Sentinel 100

In 2015, we join Broward Days in revitalizing its efforts to create stronger working partnerships with local business leaders, municipal and county elected officials and our public officials in Tallahassee. Read news article.

Sun Sentinel – President Patty Asseff on Sun Sentinel 100

Sun Sentinel 100 December 14, 2014 – President Patty Asseff talks about the Broward League appearing before the Inspector General Selection and Oversight Committee to share thoughts and concerns regarding the role of the Office of the Inspector General. Read news article.

Sun Sentinel – President Patty Asseff on Sun Sentinel 100

Sun Sentinel 100 November 23, 2014 – President Patty Asseff talks about how the Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization attracted more than 40,000 residents to participate in its “Speak Up Broward” public outreach program in preparation for completing the Broward County Long Range Transportation Plan. Read news article.

Sun Sentinel – President Patty Asseff on Sun Sentinel 100

Sun Sentinel 100 November 16, 2014 – President Patty Asseff talks about being proud of the efforts our community is making to meet the serious problem of homelessness. Read news article.

The Broward League of Cities and Leadership Broward Foundation Joint Effort.

South Florida Business Journal, November 14, 2014 – The Broward League of Cities and Leadership Broward Foundation are partnering in an effort to educate Broward County’s youth about how local government and elected officials impact their lives and communities. Read announcement.

Sun Sentinel – President Patty Asseff on Sun Sentinel 100

Sun Sentinel 100 October 12, 2014 – President Patty Asseff talks about how educators in Broward County cities are using chess in 2nd and 3rd grade classrooms as a means of developing critical thinking, logic, math and science skills – ultimately to improve education outcomes for students. Read news article.

Sun Sentinel – President Patty Asseff on Sun Sentinel 100

Sun Sentinel 100 September 28, 2014 – President Patty Asseff talks about two important reports issued recently by the Broward Office of the Inspector General. Read news article.

Sun Sentinel – President Patty Asseff on Sun Sentinel 100

Sun Sentinel 100 September 7, 2014 – President Patty Asseff talks about cities that embrace new technologies position themselves for more efficient, more tightly integrated communities that allow residents and city leaders to engage in new ways.Read news article.

Sun Sentinel – President Patty Asseff on Sun Sentinel 100

Sun Sentinel 100 August 31, 2014 – President Patty Asseff talks about FPL and TECO working to help our cities reduce carbon pollution. Read article.

Video: President Patricia Asseff on Comcast Newsmakers

Comcast Newsmakers – Watch Broward League of Cities President Patricia Asseff discuss collaboration within One Broward as the key to addressing Broward County’s biggest issues. Comcast Newsmakers.

Sun Sentinel – President Patty Asseff on Sun Sentinel 100

Sun Sentinel 100 August 3, 2014 – President Patty Asseff talks about the Broward County Planning Council beginning the process of reviewing and updating the Broward County Land Use Plan.Read news article.