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Mayor Dantzler and Commissioner Mercer Recognized as Home Rule Heroes

Posted May 17th, 2023

The Florida League of Cities recognizes local leaders who consistently work alongside the league to provide a local voice of advocacy to important legislative issues. This year, both Mayor Dantzler and Commissioner Mercer will receive this award this year.

“The league and its legislative team appreciate the individual advocacy efforts undertaken by municipal officials throughout the state,” FLC Chief of Legislative Affairs Casey Cook said in a news release. “Home rule heroes are some of our biggest advocates for protecting local decision-making. These league members stand out for their high level of participation, knowledge, and effectiveness. This year’s home rule heroes continuously advocated for their communities throughout the 2023 legislative session.”

Thank you Mayor Dantzler and Commissioner Mercer for advocating for Winter Haven!