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Okeechobee County Legislative Delegation Meeting

  • Date: 01/18/2019 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM  
  • Location: Historic Courthouse -The William L. Hendry Courtroom
    304 NW 2nd Street, Room 270
    Okeechobee, Florida 34972
  • Introduction: The Okeechobee County Delegation will convene to consider proposed legislation and appropriation requests. The Public will be given an opportunity to address the delegation on state issues of concern.

 

Okeechobee County
Legislative Delegation Meeting

 

When:    Friday, January, 18, 2019 at 9:00am – 10:30am
Where:  Okeechobee County Government Center, Commission Chambers
                304 NW 2nd Street Okeechobee, FL 34972
Who:      Senator Ben Albritton and Representative Cary Pigman

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The Okeechobee County Delegation will convene to consider proposed legislation and appropriation requests. Local Bills, in draft form, must be presented at the hearing and should be accompanied by a Resolution from the local government supporting the proposed legislation. The public will also be given an opportunity to address the delegation on state issues of concern.

If you are interested in addressing the delegation please complete the Participant Request Form.   This form and all supporting documentation should be three-hole punched, free of staples, and not placed in folders. These documents will be placed in a three-ring binder and provided to members and staff. 

If you are submitting a funding request, you must complete a Senate Local Funding Initiative Request Form and the House Appropriations Project Request Form. Do not leave a question unanswered. If you need assistance or have questions, please contact our staff. These requests will be submitted to the appropriations committees and made available to the public on the House and Senate webpage.

If the Senate Local Funding Initiative Request Form and the House Appropriations Project Request Form are not received by noon on February 5, your funding request will be ineligible for consideration during the 2019 Legislative Session under Joint Senate and House Rules.

Six copies of the Participant Request Form, the Senate and House appropriation request forms, if applicable, and any supporting documentation or handout material must be received by 12:00 pm Thursday, January 10, 2019. No electronic copies will be accepted. You may mail or hand-deliver your information to:

 

State Representative Cary Pigman
55 S. Parrott Ave.
Okeechobee, FL 32974

Please contact:   Maura Palmer at Palmer, Maura <Maura.Palmer@myfloridahouse.gov>  or Justin Morgan, justin.morgan@myfloridahouse.gov or (863) 462-5019 if you have any questions. 

For questions concerning local funding requests, please contact:

Senate – hinchee.john@flsenate.gov or (850) 487-5026

House – brandon.miller@myfloridahouse.gov or (850) 717-5055

 

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