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Posted on: October 13, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Mayor Proclaims Oct. 18-24, 2021 Florida City Government Week

A group of people with two in front both grasping a proclamation

Mayor Bob Campbell signed aFlorida City Government Week 2021 proclamationnd presented the following proclamation on October 11, 2021 during a city council meeting held at the Walton County Courthouse Commission Chambers.  Below is the text of the document.  Click here to download the Proclamation (PDF.)

WHEREAS, city government is the government closest to most citizens and the one with the most direct daily impact upon its residents; and

WHEREAS, city government provides services and programs that enhance the quality of life for residents making their city their home; and

WHEREAS, city government is administered for and by its citizens, and is dependent upon public commitment to and understanding of its many responsibilities; and  

WHEREAS, city government officials and employees share the responsibility to pass along the understanding of public services and their benefits; and

WHEREAS, Florida City Government Week offers an important opportunity for elected officials and city staff to spread the word to all citizens of Florida that they can shape and influence this branch of government, and 

WHEREAS, the Florida League of Cities and its member cities have joined together to teach citizens about municipal government through a variety of activities; and 

Now, Therefore, I, Bob Campbell, by virtue of the authority vested in me as Mayor of the City of DeFuniak Springs, Florida do hereby proclaim October 18-24, 2021, as 


in the City of DeFuniak Springs and encourage all citizens, city government officials and employees, to participate in events that recognize and celebrate Florida City Government Week, and encourage educational partnerships between city government and schools, as well as civic groups and other organizations, and encourage and support all Florida city governments to actively promote and sponsor Florida City Government Week.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the official Seal of the City of DeFuniak Springs to be affixed this 11th day of October of the year of our Lord two thousand twenty-one.

Bob Campbell, Mayor                                                                                               


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