• Government Affairs Blog

  • Thursday, April 15, 2021
    Winter Park City Commission Update - 4.15.21

    The Winter Park City Commission yesterday unanimously re-elected Commissioner Carolyn Cooper to be Winter Park’s Vice-Mayor. Her fellow Commissioners and Mayor Phil Anderson spoke highly of her record of service. She will serve a second consecutive year in this position, which is also the final year of her service on the City Commission.

    Robin Swann

    Thursday, April 8, 2021
    City Advisory Board Positions Are Available Apply By April 22

    Applications to serve on a citizen advisory board are accepted year-round, however now is a particularly good time to apply as mayoral appointments for citizen boards occur this month.

    Robin Swann

    Thursday, March 25, 2021
    City Commission Report - 03.25.21

    ​Winter Park’s new mayor, Phil Anderson, officially assumed office yesterday and easily led the Commissioners through a lengthy meeting as if he had never left the dais. A former member of the City Commission, Mayor Anderson expressed his gratitude after taking the oath of office for the opportunity to serve Winter Park in this new capacity.

    Robin Swann

    Thursday, March 11, 2021
    Winter Park City Commission Meeting Summary

    Yesterday’s Winter Park City Commission meeting opened with recognition of Winter Park Mayor Steve Leary and congratulations for mayor-elect Phil Anderson. At this last meeting over which he would preside, Mayor Leary was recognized on behalf of City staff by City Manager Randy Knight for his ability to run an efficient meeting and for many notable accomplishments during his tenure that will benefit Winter Park for years to come, including a new train station, the renovation of the Showalter Field complex

    Robin Swann

    Thursday, February 25, 2021
    Winter Park City Commission Report - 2.24.21

    The City Commission approved several proposed ordinances in their February 24th meeting.

    Robin Swann

    Thursday, January 14, 2021
    Winter Park City Commission Update - 1.14.21

    The Chamber tracked the progress of many important topics in 2020, economic recovery being chief among them. In 2021, we will continue to keep you informed of the Winter Park City Commission’s work, including their greatest hopes and challenges and those of Winter Park residents and businesses.

    Robin Swann

    Thursday, December 10, 2020
    Winter Park Commission Update - 12.10.20

    The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce has tracked the progress of three important topics in 2020: Economic Recovery, the Orange Avenue Overlay and Single Member Districts. Here is the latest news on those topics and a summary of the December 9th City Commission meeting.

    Robin Swann

    Thursday, November 12, 2020
    Winter Park City Commission Update - 11.11.20

    The Chamber continues to track progress on three important topics: Economic Recovery, Single Member Districts and the Orange Avenue Overlay. Here’s the latest news and a summary of the November 11 City Commission meeting.

    Robin Swann

    Wednesday, November 4, 2020
    Economic Recovery Task Force Update - 11.04.20

    Task Force member Drew Madsen updated the City Commission last week with a detailed, 25-slide PowerPoint presentation. The Commission agreed to two primary proposals...

    Robin Swann

    Thursday, October 29, 2020
    Winter Park City Commission Update - 10.29.20

    The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce continues to track progress on three important topics: Economic Recovery, Single Member Districts and the Orange Avenue Overlay. Here’s the latest news from Wednesday’s City Commission meeting

    Robin Swann