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Posted on: August 14, 2018

AB Commission celebrates 50 years of home rule in Florida

The Atlantic Beach City Commission has adopted a resolution honoring 50 years of municipal home rule in the Florida Constitution and committing to an educational initiative to help citizens understand this beneficial right.

Home rule powers, the foundation upon which municipalities build their governmental structure, is regularly attacked within the Florida Legislature. These crucial powers were established 50 years ago in the Florida Constitution and this anniversary presents an ideal opportunity tRESOLUTION NO. 18-26 Municipal Home Rule-page-001o educate citizens about the value of municipal home rule powers on its website and other outreach venues.