President Dan Daley in Sun Sentinel 100

Last week: Congratulations to Memorial Health System’s Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital on 25 years as one of the leading pediatric hospitals. U.S. News & World Report recognized the children’s hospital for the fifth consecutive year as one of the top 50 nationally in pediatric care. Since the legendary Joe DiMaggio cut the ribbon in 1992, […]

President Dan Daley in Sun Sentinel 100

Looking ahead: Home Rule Authority, a constitutional right guaranteed to Florida’s 425 cities, towns and villages is under siege. Gil Ziffer, newly elected president of the Florida League of Cities, has pledged to protect home rule powers of municipalities through his initiative, “Let Cities Work.” Municipal governments throughout Florida are united to ensure that Home […]

President Dan Daley in Sun Sentinel 100

Looking ahead: The Florida Highway Patrol, in an increased effort to make our roads safer, has launched the Ticketing Aggressive Cars and Trucks (TACT) campaign targeting cars and commercial trucks. Helpful hints to drivers sharing the road with trucks: Stay out of the truck’s blind spot; Change lanes only when you can see both truck’s […]

President Dan Daley in Sun Sentinel 100

Looking ahead: School will be starting in a few short weeks and drivers will be sharing the roads with school buses, pedestrians and bicyclists. As busy as we all are, this is the time to remember to slow down and pay attention, especially during drop-off and pick-up times on school days. Sixty-one children are hit […]

President Dan Daley in Sun Sentinel 100

Looking ahead: Tuesday is National Night Out and cities throughout Broward County will host events that bring neighbors together to interact with police and learn about crime prevention. Families and friends will participate in events designed to promote police-community partnerships that strengthen neighborhood unity. This will be a great opportunity to learn how to make […]

President Dan Daley in Sun Sentinel 100

Looking ahead: According to Broward County’s chief medical examiner, opioids will kill more than 1,000 people here next year. The consequences of this abuse are devastating to individuals and their families. Our cities confront the opioid crisis daily, with many providing training and distribution of naloxone, an overdose recovery medicine, to first responders. The growing […]

President Dan Daley in Sun Sentinel 100

Last week: Four years ago, Broward County residents recycled nearly 60 percent of the garbage they created. Today that number stands at only 48 percent. This decline is not only the reverse of what city and county leaders had hoped for, but will inevitably mean that more garbage winds up in the landfill or is […]

President Dan Daley in Sun Sentinel 100

Looking ahead: Drowning is the leading cause of death of children ages 1-4 years in Broward County, with the average of eight drowning fatalities annually. One way to safeguard children from drowning is to designate a “Water Watcher,” an adult who is responsible for providing 100 percent of their focus (never texting) on the children […]

President Dan Daley in Sun Sentinel 100

Last week: The Broward League of Cities congratulates Broward municipal officials recently honored by The Florida League of Cities with Home Rule Hero Awards, recognizing them for their effort to advance the League’s 2017 legislative agenda and help protect home rule authority. I’m proud to join my fellow honorees as Coral Springs Vice Mayor: Cooper […]

President Dan Daley in Sun Sentinel 100

Last week: We were pleased to welcome more than 250 mayors from the U.S., Latin America and the Caribbean to the U.S. Conference of Mayors 85th Annual Meeting, which concluded today in Miami Beach. For the past three days, mayors have been discussing a wide range of issues including comprehensive immigration reform, affordable healthcare access, the […]