President Dan Daley in Sun Sentinel 100

Last Week: Today, Broward County veterans were honored at a virtual Honor Flight, sponsored by Honor Flight South Florida. Honored veterans include those that served during World War II, the Korean War, Vietnam, Desert Storm and other military missions. The day’s events included all those events that are typically included with Honor Flights to Washington […]

President Dan Daley in Sun Sentinel 100

Last Week: Congratulations to the Broward Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) on celebrating its 40th anniversary. The MPO works to address overall mobility needs for regional transportation in Broward County. Broward’s cities are an integral part of the MPO, with each city having one elected official represented on its board of directors. Cities bring a local […]

President Dan Daley in Sun Sentinel 100

Looking ahead: November is Military Family Appreciation month. Military families are important as the strength of our soldiers comes from the strength of their families. They are a vital connection between soldiers and the military’s ability to remain strong. All military families — active, guard, reserve, survivors, veterans and retirees — are giving back in […]

President Dan Daley in Sun Sentinel 100

Last week: Elected officials from Broward County’s cities joined Broward County Mayor Barbara Sharief Saturday night and hundreds of supporters at United Way’s black-tie Mayors’ Gala. The message was clear: By working together as a team on common goals, elected officials make our communities even better places to live and work, and improve lives for […]

President Dan Daley in Sun Sentinel 100

Last week: Elected officials from Broward County cities were in Washington this week, meeting members of Congress to support programs to assist local government: National Flood Insurance Program limiting costs and funding flood mapping and mitigation; three-year statute of limitations for FEMA to deobligate funds after project completion giving local governments reasonable time to respond […]

President Dan Daley in Sun Sentinel 100

Last week: We offer our thoughts and prayers to the victims and families of the horrific Las Vegas shooting. As elected officials, we know that tragedy can strike within our cities at any time and without warning. Our first responders are well trained to respond, but we must never forget the personal and deep impact […]

President Dan Daley in Sun Sentinel 100

Looking ahead: As more people look for news on their smartphones, tablets or computers, many residents are turning to their city’s social media accounts for the most updated information about their community. During Hurricane Irma, up-to-the-minute information about storm preparedness, local conditions, and now debris removal proved vital for planning and safety during the storm […]

President Dan Daley in Sun Sentinel 100

Looking ahead: Learn how you can help your city clean up your neighborhood after Hurricane Irma. Each city has been clearing roadways and is or will be working to remove storm debris from homes and businesses. You can help by separating vegetative debris from fencing and yard waste, and separate from other piles. Place debris […]

President Dan Daley in Sun Sentinel 100

Looking ahead: In the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, millions of people will face enormous physical and emotional challenges. Many will be left without power or running water. Lives will be endangered, possessions lost and homes destroyed. Hopefully, anyone touched by the storm will be able to rely on the kindness of strangers to lessen the […]

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, […]