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The Florida League of Mayors is an organization for mayors, founded and developed by mayors. Only mayors are eligible for membership.

The Florida League of Mayors is governed by a 21-member Board of Directors – 10 serve one-year terms and 11 serve two-year terms. The organization is staffed by the Florida League of Cities.

Articles of Incorporation
Florida League of Mayors, Inc.

Article I.  Name.

The name of this corporation shall be the Florida League of Mayors, Inc., and it shall be operated as a corporation not-for-profit under the Laws of Florida.  Its offices shall be located at the location of the principal place of business of the Florida League of Cities, Inc.; that is, 301 South Bronough Street, Suite 300, Tallahassee, Florida 32301.

Article II.  Purpose.

The general purpose of the League of Mayors is to serve as a compliment to the Florida League of Cities, Inc., by providing a forum for the mayors of Florida’s municipalities to jointly study problems faced by Florida’s municipalities, to work cooperatively for the general improvement and efficient administration of Florida’s municipalities, to provide mutual assistance to each other in the solution of problems faced by Florida’s municipalities, and to promote the exchange of ideas on and experiences in successful methods of administration of Florida’s municipalities.

The League of Mayors, in the conduct of its business and the management of its affairs, shall limit its activities to matters directly pertaining to municipal affairs.  It shall refrain from taking a position on any matter that does not directly pertain to municipal affairs and shall likewise refrain from taking a position on any matter that is inconsistent with a position taken by the Florida League of Cities, Inc.

Article III.  Membership, Voting, and Dues.

Section 1.  Any mayor of a municipality that is a member of the Florida League of Cities, Inc., may become a member of the League of Mayors by making application at its offices.  The League of Mayors’ Board of Directors shall be the sole judge of membership eligibility.  All members, at the time of their application and throughout their membership in the League of Mayors, shall be a duly elected mayor of a municipality that is a member in good standing of the Florida League of Cities, Inc.  In the event such member shall cease to be qualified for membership as provided in this section, then his membership in this League of Mayors shall thereupon ipso facto cease.

Section 2.  Each member in good standing shall have such voting rights as are provided in the By-Laws.

Section 3.  The dues for members shall be fixed from time-to-time in the manner provided in the By-Laws.

Article IV.  Term.

The term for which this League of Mayors shall exist shall be perpetual.  Upon dissolution of the League of Mayors, and after all liabilities and claims are satisfied, the remaining assets of the League of Mayors shall be distributed, in an equitable manner to be determined by the Board of Directors, to the municipalities of the then members in good standing of the League of Mayors.

Article V.  Officers and Directors.

Section 1.  The affairs of the League of Mayors shall be managed by a Board of Directors consisting of its officers and directors.

Section 2.  The officers of the League of Mayors shall be a President, a President-Elect, and a Secretary/Treasurer.  The manner of selection, term of office, qualifications for office, duties and responsibilities of the President and the President-Elect shall be as provided in the By-Laws.  The Secretary/Treasurer shall be the Executive Director of the Florida League of Mayors, Inc.; however, the Secretary/Treasurer shall not serve on the Board of Directors.

Section 3.  The number, manner of selection, term of office, qualifications for office, and duties and responsibilities of the remaining directors shall be as provided in the By-Laws.

Section 4.  With the exception of the Secretary/Treasurer, all officers and directors shall be, at the time of their election and throughout their tenure of office, a member in good standing of the League of Mayors.

Article VI.  Meetings.

The League of Mayors shall hold an annual business meeting.  Special meetings of the League of Mayors may be called at any time by the President or by a majority of the Board of Directors.  Twenty-five (25) members of the League of Mayors shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business at any meeting of the League of Mayors.  The time and place of such meetings shall be fixed in the manner provided in the By-Laws.  Notices of such meetings shall be sent to the members in the manner provided in the By-Laws.

Article VII.  Amendments.

These Articles may be altered or rescinded by a two-thirds vote of the members in good standing present at any duly called regular or special meeting, provided notice of any such proposed change shall be timely sent in a manner provided in the By-Laws to each such member prior to such meeting.

Article VIII.  By-Laws.

The By-Laws of the League of Mayors may be altered or rescinded by a two-thirds vote of the members of the Board present at a duly called meeting.  Notice of such changes shall be sent to the members of the League of Mayors promptly following the adoption of the change.

Article IX.  Registered Agent.

The name and Florida street address of the registered agent is Michael Sittig, 301 South Bronough Street, Suite 300, Tallahassee, Florida 32301.

Article X.  Incorporator.

The name and address of the Incorporator is Michael Sittig, 301 South Bronough Street, Suite 300, Tallahassee, Florida 32301.

Having been named as registered agent to accept service of process for the above-stated corporation at the place designated in this certificate, I am familiar with and accept the appointment as registered agent and agree to act in this capacity.

The organization provides the mayors of Florida with the ability to explore, in great depth, areas of mutual concern and opportunity.The Florida League of Mayors reflects current public opinion which shows that mayors are widely viewed as the key political leaders in their community and enjoy a high level of public confidence.City mayors serve a large percentage of Florida’s population. In 2004, more than half of Floridians lived in the state’s 410 municipalities.The Florida League of Mayors forges a powerful voice that serves our cities well.Probably the most immediate services we offer to members are networking opportunities with other mayors and quality educational programs.Need more information? Contact us or click on the links below.

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