Posts tagged ‘Government’

Do cities need lobbyists? Apopka to pay $132,000 to Anderson

Story from The Orlando Sentinel Apopka spends more on lobbyists than every Central Florida city but Orlando. Orange County’s second-largest city likely will remain near the top, even though Mayor

Apopka’s Anderson retires but lands $264,000 yearly contract from city

Apopka’s Richard Anderson, who was the highest-paid city administrator in Central Florida until he retired Wednesday, will be paid even more by the city as its lobbyist and consultant. Anderson

Apopka-based Orange commission seat has deep primary field

Term limits are forcing Orange County Commissioner Fred Brummer from the seat that represents the northwest area of the county around Lake Apopka. Five candidates are vying to replace him

Apopka on path to allow Sunday liquor sales

Apopka Mayor Joe Kilsheimer on Wednesday introduced an ordinance that would relax the strictest ban on Sunday liquor sales in Central Florida. Orange County’s second-largest city is the only community

Attorneys, law firms line up to represent Apopka

Five Central Florida law firms and two lawyers beat Friday’s deadline to apply for legal adviser of Apopka, a position that opened last month when the mayor’s choice resigned amid

Apopka’s CAO severance pay doubles other cities, despite state law cap

WFTV uncovered more details about generous contracts for Apopka city employees. In Mayor John Land’s final hours in office he gave nine employees 20 weeks of severance pay and the

City pool, more firefighters on Apopka’s wish list Budget

Apopka’s “wish-list” budget, unveiled Wednesday, includes $1.2 million for a community pool and $1.6 million to staff and equip a planned fire house. But those luxuries are not likely to