Each year during the annual session of the Florida Legislature, FACERS assists FAC staff in reviewing proposed legislation that affects the public works programs.
2019 Legislative Session:
Indexing Local Gas Taxes:
FACERS and Marion County requested that FAC seek legislation to change the method of calculating local gas taxes to correspond to the method used for calculating state motor fuel taxes. This method adjusts the tax annually in accordance with the changes in the Consumer Price Index. To view the FACERS resolution requesting FAC to adopt this policy proposal, please click here.
This proposal was adopted by FAC as a priority for the 2019 session at the 2018 FAC Legislative Conference in Hillsborough County. To view the adopted proposal, please click here.
FACERS encourages it’s members to brief their commissioners and delegations regarding this legislative priority. The following resources are available for distribution as education material.
Consultants Competitive Negotiation Act (CCNA):
Marion County also submitted another proposal that directly affects public works. Last year, FAC adopted a guiding principle intended to voice general support for this policy proposal. However, this year’s proposal was more specific.
This new proposal was adopted by FAC as a priority for the 2019 session at the 2018 FAC Legislative Conference in Hillsborough County. To view the adopted proposal, please click here.
Other Useful links:
Florida Statutes: http://www.leg.state.fl.us/STATUTES/
Senate bills: http://www.flsenate.gov/Session/Bills/2018